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 EVELSTOKE  ^k.3STID  RA1 IvWAY   MEN'S   JOURNAU  z      MAY 3 0 1904     3r J  ^/?7-ORiA,3*':'-/  Vol    XIV:  NO.   47  REVELSTOKE^B. C.   THURSDAY,   MAY 26, 1904  $2 00 a Year in Advance  DEPARTMENT   STORE.  en's  Department  Wc arc showing a range  of Men's Clothing that  ought to interest you.  Among them we have an  up-to-date Tweed Suit in  4-Button' Sack, nicely  lined and well trimmed  and made perfect fitters  at per Suit .-   $7.50  Black* Cheviot- Suit, *'4'"'  Button   Sack,  lined  with   .  Italian Cloth, thoroughly  tailored.    A very Dressy  S.iit at.   $12.50  THE SILVER  CUP MINES  Shirts  *���������������><  'We ha\;e_a line of*.  Men's' '-Regatta &  colored Shirts, '.in  New Colors.' Reg. ���������  $1.75 Shirt that we  will sell on "Friday  and Saturday at  $1.00  I -  ' J&~  The Latest  /4slf  Styles in Ties  t&iSIp^  A Nice Lot just in,   the  Hook-on-  A*\t������ _ *e    "VoV      A  Knob, in elegant colorings���������to sell  /���������?Jaii:������''.s'-������:5k i_  at 35c.     The New Jap Bow to  sell  *  at                           .          .  35c  X  Ladies'  -���������f ?������������������������������������,::'??;;;  >4  ���������**y*\  \\W:  We are  making-  a  Sdecialty  of   Ladies':  '   '$  pr  /off  Shoes for Friday tind  .Saturday.     "We arc  offering-    a     Ladies' ���������  Vici Kid Laced Shoo,  1' i  V"  w  I'll  6-K.  AMi -  v.   - tciuTrT'ii.   - -  \ laiSJ*?^  McKay   sewn,    Oak  Tan  Sole.     Regular  ������������������W*m  $3.50 Shoe for  li*MB  :'S'y-Zy: '������2-50;  Interview With   Mr.   Attwoqd.  Consulting   Engineer��������� Dam-  / age    by    Snowslide   not   as  Great as Reported.  G. Attwood,  Esq.,   the   consulting  engineer of the' Great  Western   unci  Silver Cup Mines Co., wus in   the city  Saturday, having returned from.a trip  to*the company's properties at Ferguson, when "in  tin interview  with  our  reporter, stated thnt ho had thoroughly investigated--conditions prevailing  and acknowledged that although the  damages caused   hy   the   snow  slide  were serious indeed, ho wns pleased to  state thnt they were not quite  so  bad  as iirst reported and'unless unforeseen  circumstances intervene tho mill- will  be in full operation ' on   Tuesday   the  24th.,   Every, arrangement  has' been  made to start the -works on ores ���������, from  The Silver Cup, also a trial test of the  Nettie L. tramway has  been effected  satisfactorily, as well   as. one   of   the  long tramway of   the   Cup.     At   the  upper terminal of  the   Silver  Cup  a  large gang of men has been employed  clearing off the snow and debris.   The  bull wheel or  clip 'wheel was found  to be intact, but the frame work was  badly smashed, however, the work of  cutting and framing timbers to replace  the damaged ones is being prosecuted  and-it is now   only   a  question nf  a  short time when that tramway will be  in good working order and as soon ns  it is, food supplies will be taken up, an  increased    force ** employed   clearing  away snow, ice and  .debris, from   the  compressor   building   and   tne  small  feeder tramway.  "- The large rotary roasting furnaces,  pans and settlers; are in first class  shape, all having been thoroughly  tes'ted.    " '  '.  - The dam .and flume .are in ..perfect  working order, a^i are also the pelton.  water. ��������� wheel'. * and ��������� the ---.electric  umchinery.  "i'-The staff employed at the Nettie L  has recently bcerf increased iind when  the wor.k already, alluded to has. been  completed, further additions .will be  made to"the staff of the Cup.  We congratulate the citizens of  Ferguson on the bright prospects" of  their camp and kuow that we. re-echo  their sentiments in -expressing- gratification upon the successful issue of  the company's efforts in repairing  damages to their., property, which, it  is to be hoped that once under way no  further difficulties be encountered, but  that the work may continue to progress with profit to themselves and to  the community.  team which work well together und  will hold their own with any team iu  the inlt't-iiii*. In Charlie Latham the  boys have a captain who is well up in  tho rules of thu game, who recognizes  the fact that it is combination play  that* wins, nnd in whom thoy have  every conlitlonee. -It- is hoped tlio  I earn will keep up their practising as  it is only by persistency in this direction.thnt efficiency ciMi.be attained.  A pleasing feature of the match wns  the easy task of Referee Willing who  had 110 occasion to rule players off for  rough ladies. It was a gentlemanly  game throughout and in this respect  differed greatly from former matches  between these two teams, The Kamloops boys recognized that they were  outclassed, took . .their defeat with  good grace and returned home with  the determination to do hotter next'  time.  New AVcstminster defeated Nelson  nt Kaslo 011 the 21th hy -I goals to 3.  THE COLLEEN  BAWN SUCCESS  Baseball Match  One of the features of the Empire  .Day sporls, was a baseball match between nine of the Columbia Athletic  Club and Fire Brigade No. 2. and although tho scores,.would indicate it  was by no means a faultless game yet  there is no doubt that Revelstoke  possesses excellent material for the  formation of a good club.  The score was 21 in favor of the Columbia Athletic" Club to 5 for Fire  Brigade No. 2. "The players were:  Columbia Athletic Club���������lt. Jones,  H. Ferguson, AV. Henry, R. Cast, C.  Palmer, C. F. AVidge, E. B. Biggar, J.  Moir and .T.-Muuder.  No. 2 Fi.e Brigade:���������J. Dallas, C. R.  McDonald, G. Knnpp, F. Sousie, L.  Schnider, R. McDonald, J.B.Scott,  G. H. Brock and J. Samson. Umpire  R. A. Upper.  Professor Jones states that the Columbia Athletic Club is open to meet  all comers on the gridiron.   ���������  Re-production of Old Irish Play-  by Local Amateurs���������Beautiful Scenery and Handsome  Costumes.  MINING NOTES  Wash Gsods  and Skirts  This is the season when you  require Prints, Gingham,  -Linens-and. Chambrays.. We  have these. We havo a special line of Striped.? Chambray  ai 12)4C-  ll'/ic  Wash Skirts, nice, cool and  Very Drescy, in Lined Pique,  antl Duck. We have a special lirre at  $1.50  Lacrosse.  There was a large turn out at the  athletic grounds Tuesday' afternoon  to witness the first game of the season  between Kamloops and Revelstoke,  whicli had been looked forward to  with great interest, but proved to be  a big disappointment. It was easy all  the way for tlie-home-team~wlio"put"  it all over their opponencs. AVhile  the Kamloops defence , played a fairly  strong game they could do nothing  with the clever combination work of  Revelstoke's home who put the ball  into 'the net three times in the first  quarter, twice 'in'the .second quarter  and twice again in the last quarter,  making seven"gonls iu all to nothing.  For Kamloops Smith was the most  conspicuous player; 'but- he'.received  little or no assistance. For Revelstoke  Latham, Burlier, Hyatt and Edwards  of Inst year's team appeared in their  old places and did good work, while  among the new players Saunders,  Knight and Jamieson were most prominent.   Following was the line-up:  BEVELSTOKE  Thc.Criterion or. No. 2 lead on the  Rossland, one, of the. properties contained in. the Oyster group, owned hy  the-Great * Northern Mines, Limited,  was ' encountered last week in the  main tunnel in which operations have  been conducted'during the past two  months. The lead, which was struck  "at li distance* ri".*>j500 feet from . the  mouth of the tunnel," is about 3 feet' in  width and to all appearances is very'  rich as free gold can be seen in places.,  According to Mr. J. A.*'Darragh, the  tunnel on the Silver Dollar is. in '13  feet, and it is expected thai the lead  will be tapped in another 10 feet.���������  Cam borne Miner.  A. satisfactory settlement will he  arrived ,-it between .the, Calumet and  B. C. Co", and the Imperial Mining Co.  in reference to the Eva mine. The  Herald will have the particulars as  Eoon as they are given out by the  parties interested.  The famous Horseshoe property,  owned by Messrs. Craig & Hill man  and G. S.' McCarter.has .been sold to  AA'. B. Pool. The property lies on the  slope of tlie mountain .about three  miles from the C. P. R. at Trout Lake  nnd has about 150 feet of work done  on it. The ore is gray copper running  from 150 to 300-..ounces'? in silver and  from 10 to 20 per cent. lead.  (J. lit & (fl,  Department Store.  Goal  Point  Cover Point  Defence   Dunn   Hyatt  .. ..Rennie  . .Jamieson  .. .'Edwards   Clarke  KAMLOOPS  Pinchbeck.  Great rix. -.  Elworthy..  McGuire ....  McCormack   McLean   Centre  Smith ....'. Knight  Home  Gray ���������: Saunders  Stanley ' Barber  Nelson  Wood  Outside  Home'  Murray Latham  Inside Home  Pickering  Armstrong  Field Captain  S. Rose  D. G. McKenzie  Referee���������E. AVilling.  It is a matter of regret that the  teams were' hot more evenly matched  as a fair test of the strength of the  home team could not be ascertained in  a one-sided contest as Tuesday's match  proved. From all appearances however Revelstoke  possesses a lacrosse  Ball at Arrowhead.  - The following report of-the dance  given by Mr.  and "Mrs. J. AV. Light-  burne'on the occasion of thei opening  of the Union Hotel at Arrowhead,  arrived  too   late   for publication last  week:���������A-most enjoyable-evening-was  spent by those who attended the ripening of the Union Hotel. . Everything  went off in grand style, dancing being  continued till early morning to the  music of the Arrowhead orchestra.  Mr. Bert Elliott officiated as Master pf  Ceremonies. A splendid lunch wjus  served at midnight by Mrs. Lightburne  to' which full justice was done.  Among those* present were the Misses  Kennedy, Cedarholm, Duncan, Bnrlee  (Arrowhead) Miss Joliffie, Miss McCarthy (Ilevelstoko), Mrs. Capt. Kane  (Nakusp), Mesdames Barker, Fyfi*,  Prosser, '"Melrose;   Kennedy,   Gibson,  (Arrowhead),   Mrs.   Hays, (Seattle).  Messrs. Barker, Fyfe ��������� Capt. Frazer,  Melrose, Boyd, Prosser, Shaw, Kirk]  Newman AVoodliind, Pender, Lincoln,  Richardson, Banfteld, -.; Egan, Woodford, Brown, Byers, Hubbard, Whal-  en, Bernhardt, .McKolippe,"J. P. McArthur, J. A. McArthur, Elliot, Bull,  Baker, Cole, Chapman, G. Boyd, Armstrong, Heffron, (Arrowhead); Capt.  Kane, H. Bloisk, (Nakusp); Mr. Hays,  D. Young, (Seattie); Capt. McKinnon,  Jas. Taylor, (s. s. Rossland); J. Potts,  Montreal; II. G. Spaulding, Gait.  Sons of-England.  On Sunday the 22nd, the Sons of  England, turned out some thirty  strong and attended divire service at  St. Peters church. Rev. C. A. Pro  cunier preached a very able sermon  showing the advantages of benevolent  as well rrs patriotic societies.  After the service the order sang  God save the King, and on retiring to  the hall, a heart y vote of thanks was  passed to Rev. Mr. ��������� Procunier for his  able address.  Miner's License.  All miner's licenses expire at midnight on May: 31st. See that your  license is renewed promptly.  The   Colleen   Bawn   at   the   Opera  House on Tuesday evening drew forth  one   of   the  largest  audiences    ever  seated in that well known play house,  and thc peiforuianceby local talent of  this well known Irish play wim exceptionally good, much. better  than was  really  expected and compared   most  favorably   with   the   standard   maintained by professional companies playing here.   The scenic.effects, the work  of Mr.  T.  H.   Dunne,  assisted by his  son Percy,  were,  (as the Hkr.vld intimated, iu its last issue,) simply perfect.     The   opening scene���������-Lake Kil.  larney  at  midnight, with   the  moon  shining over the placid waters of this  picturesque and favored spot for tourists and,travellers -who go to view the  grand scenery of   the  Emerald Isle,  while- away   across the lake at Much-  ross  Head    a    star-like   light   shone  from a window in the home of  Eily  O'Connor���������ths Colleen Bawn���������-a signal  Lo her   lover  Hardress Cregnn, all of  which was most realistic in effect. The  Gup of Dunloe, before sunrise, and the  interior of Eily's cottage, tlio remaining   scenes of  the first  act were also  much admired.    The principal scenes  in the second act were The Old AVe r  Bridge and The Cave on Devil's Island.  .In the former the effective coloring  displayed to advantage the genius of  the artist.   ' In the latter the .grandest  and most realistic scenery ever witnessed in the west was here produced.  The  wild   and rocky cave proving an  ideal spot for the attempted murderjof  Eily   O'Connor.     On   this scene  Mr.  Dunn e took particular pride.and the  success attained was evidenced by the  splendid reception  it received by the  large audience who applauded   most  heartily.     In the last act the exterior  of Castle Chute with its lights showing   from   the   windows was indeed a  grand  spectacle. "*   The hut of  Myles  Nae Coppaleen. on the shore of Lake  Killarney was also admirably depicted.  The   ball  room   in   Castle Chute, thc  final scene of the play'was certainly a  clever piece of work".' The .staircase  with its-handsome oak - balusters,'-the  corridor    with    the    moon' shining  through   the   windows n.nd the 'handsome costumes'of the ladies and gentlemen   guests  at   the  castle lending  beauty and naturalness to the scene.  Of the cast there is nothing but  praise from ��������� the large audience which  attended, and to eveiy member a great  deal of credit.isdue. "Wheh.it is known  that not even one full dress rehearsal  took place the > disadvantages under  which they labored will be more clearly realized. However, there was not  a hitch from the rise of the curtain,  every part running smoothly throughout. Mrs. H. A. Brown, who played  the title role, was as perfect in the  delineation of tbe character���������o, generous, warm hearted untutored Irish  girl���������and was the recipient of many  congratulations on her rendition of  this, the most important part. Her  singing of "The Cruiskeen Lawn" was  particularly admired and drew forth  rounds of applause.  Mrs. T. H. Dunne both^ looked and  acted "the part of Mrs. Cregan, the  aristocratic .Irish"'-matron-. ' It was a  character that called for careful study  nnd ability that did not suffer in Mrs".  Dunne's rendition of the part. Mrs.  G. J. Wilks as Sheelah Mai.ir;?Dai.ny  Mann's mother, was a true rendition  of a good old Irish woman. Mrs. W.  J. George, as Anne Chute the heiress,  only had a week in which to prepare  the-par_7did splendidlyriind her clever  portrayal of this important character  in the play was the "cause of a good  deal of favorable comment.  Of the gentlemen who took part  there was no cause for complaint.  Air. T. H. Dunne, who by thc way has  had a good.deal ��������� of ? experience on thc  stage in amateur theatricals, took the  part of Danny Mann with considerable success. Mr. AV. A. Chambers  had a difficult role to play as Hardress  Cregan, nnd he acquitted himself  creditably, as (lid also Mr. F. S. Burke  in the character of Kyrlc Daly, a naval  officer, Criigaii's bosom friend. Mr.  It. Sawyer, as Myles Nae Coppaleen,  a real Irish hoy, as usual was good  hnd his portrayal of the character true  to life. -Mr. W: M. Lawrence,, as  Father O'Brien,- made' a typical Irish  priest, his rotundity of form and jovial  countenance fitting the bill perfectly.  Mr. E. B. Stringer, as a crafty Irish  lawyer, sustained his part well .and  received the commendation of the  audience.. ? '���������''������������������"���������'  . ��������������������������� The. costumes of the, different character s were very handsome and added  greatly to the success of the performance, more particularly in the last act,,  in the ball room of Castle Chute, where  the entire company appeared, the  gowns of the ladies and the costumes  of the gentlemen presenting a spectacle which for beauty, of effect cannot  be excelled on any stage on the continent. The entire cast worked hard  and faithfully *td put on a play that  would be appreciated bv the citizens  of the town and that they did so was  evidenced by the bumper house and  unstinted praise bestowed upon them.  Mr, Dunne who had charge of the  whole performance spared neither  time nor money to make the affair a  success and to him is due a large proportion of the credit.  By special request the performance  was repeated on AVednesday night,  with even greater success than the  previous evening and the audience  though not as large was quite as  enthusiastic.  It tTi |T| iTi ������������������" *'**'1 1<" *^9   ���������***��������� -'*" ***���������* **'^** *****   "���������*��������� *&*   ���������*" O^** *****   *****   *****   *****   *****   *****   at****  tTi iTi  r ������^rTX������ 'X* 'Ji1 ������X* **V *Xr "X1 "X1 "X* "X1 *X*   m\v ^amt* 'all' **\a* *XJ 'X1 *X     *tT*      X' ^n^PTI  BOURNE BROS. I  Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Bacon, Hams,   Eggs,  Groceries  and  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc.  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS   RECEIVED  OURNE BROS.  * MACKENZIE AVENUE. ^  % ***** ~ty* ***** ***** ***** t*\*% tiftl tTi l*frl fat ffrl fTl ffrl TTI fTl *^* *"^>* '"fr* *^m *^m "'-**"*1 ������^>*������ "^>** *^m m,*m  ��������� *3r x* ���������*X*' *i* ���������X1 lX* +  4*  4������  ***r   **?���������  +  +  *������  **������P 4������  +  *  4*  V V 'X* *X' *X" "i"  Eye   Examinations  Made  Glasses fit ted by the GREAT  WEST   OPTICAL   CO.'S  SPECIALISTS   at   ALLUM'S    JEWELRY   STORE,  Revelstoke, Head Office of The Great West Optical  Co.,  Ltd., Vancouver.   Capitalization $100,000.  AU work fully Covered by the Company guarantee.  LAST WEEK'S  Fire    on     First    Street   Last  '   Thursday     Night - Destroys  ���������  $n,ooo Worth of   Property���������  Child Burnt to Death.  A fire broke out' tit  10:30 Thursday  night in the house occupied by Peter  Gavin and his family on  First street,  between   Mackenzie' and   Orton-^ave-  nues,   which, -he'fore   it" .was extinguished, spread over a larger' area than  any fire in the" history of the" city.  The first to arrive on  the scene was  Thomas Booth, who, at great personal  risk, succeeded in saving three of the  Gavin children,  but the flames were  so-fierce that he could not reach five-  year-old Gladys and the poor child was  burnt to detith.    Meanwhile an alarm  had been turned in and the membci-s  of the three fire departments,   No. 1,  No. 2 and the C.P.R. fire brigade were  quickly 0.1   the   spot  and, aided   by  citizens,   every effort to quench 'the  blaze was made, but so great was the  headway obtained that the upper pait  of the adjoining house occupied by E.  H.   Lewis    wtis    a     seething     mass.  Willing liands were   busy removing  the furniture of the' lower  floor,  the  children who had been left in  charge  of   Miss  Ashley during the parents'  absence were conveyed to a place of  safety.   The flames continued to eat  their   way,  compelling the abandonment of the lower part of the house to  its  greedy maw.   A   bucket brigade  was working heroically on   the  building of-Mike-Pat and-was assisted-by-n  detachment of the fire hoys, but were  reluctantly compelled   to desist when  the heat became so  intense as to  be  beyond human endurance.   The warehouse of   Lewis   Bros,   containing  a  number of pianos just received,   was  the next to be endangered.   After the  instruments had been taken out ropes  encircled the building.and  then  commenced a strenuous tug of war whicli  ended with the razing of the building.  Several  of   the    laddies   who    were  stationed on the roof of Mrs.  Blake's  building, the lower part of which was  occupied by Yodo Fujii, stood bravely  attheii*posts, their facesand hands bearing  silent  witness to the   scorching  heat they were subject to.     We   may  say that it  was largely due to _ their  plucky stand that large as the damages were they were not far greater.  Mike    Pat's; building   consisting   of  store and boarding house, were totally   demolished,   some   of  the  goods  consisting of groceries, rice, etc., were'  removed.   Wet blankets were largely  instrumental  in   saving  considerable  property, and the scorched and blistered appearance.. of  Bennett's  store.  Cowie's  restaurant  and   Burn's    ice  house bear mute testimony to their  efficacy.    At 1.30 a. ni., the fire being  under  control,  many who had been  busy removing their goods and chattels with signs of relief moved thetn  back again.  As an evidence of sympathy for the  unfortunate Gavin family, a subscription of over S200 was raised and several of the merchants in addition to  monetary donations, made gifts of  goods and a number of ladies furn  and personal effects. $400, no insurance. -Mrs.- Blake, house, $1,500, insurance. *il,000. Mrs. Blake, furniture. 750, insurance, $300. Yodo Fujii,  furniture and effects, ������250; insurunce.  S500. Mike Pat. store, laundry and  stock. .S3500, insurance, $1,250. P.  Gavin, furniture.and effects, S400, no  insurance. S. Cailson, R. Cramond  and others, sustained losses for whicli  they have no compensation in the  shape of insurance.      . -     r  Thanks to the foiethought of C. P.  R. officials the; vicinity of Mackenzie  Ave. has obtained a valuable auxiliary  to its fire fighting appliances, a connection having been made with the  water tank capable; of supplying two  two,inch nozzles with an unlimited  flow of water at a pvessureof *_120 lbs.  FLOODED WITH  WAR RUMORS  tshed clothing for Mrs. Gavin and the  children. Mr. Gavin has requested  the Hkrai-d to express his heartfelt  gratitude to the citizens for their  many acts of charity in their hour of  distress. '..',.  The losses are:���������J. A. Ringer, house,  $1,000, insurance. $650. F. B. Lewis,  warehouse and dwelling, $1,500, insurance, $1,000.   E. H. Lewis, furniture  Active Preparations Said to be  ih Progress for Reduction of  Port Arthur���������The Russians  Losses,  Londok, Maj- 26.���������Rumor is unceasingly busy with the war.  The Daily Mail's correspondent at  Shiinbnpseki, Japan, cabling under  date of May 21, asserts that active preparations are in progress for the  reduction of Port Arthur and that  these preparations have been instructed to be made by a carefully  chosen forceof veterans forming a part,  of the thiid army. Very heavy artillery is being landed on the Liaotung  peninsula.  The Daily Telegraph's Newchwang  correspondent declares that Gen. Kur.  opatkin is determined   to   check  the  Japanese at-Lirtoyang.-whereprobably   the greatest battle of the war will be  fought. He adds that Lieut. Gen.  Stoessel and Maj. Gen. Fock, continue  to make well directed but desperate  sorties against thc ������d vance of the Japanese, who are fighting with a stubborn determination almost unequaled  in history.  Included in a score of rumors is one  sent by the. Shanghai correspondent of  the Morning Post to the effect that the  Russians have lieen defeated near  Yinkau, abandoning fifty guns, and  that Gen. Kuropatkin has been advised  by Viceroy Alexieff to retreat to  Harbin.  Additional details  of   the  fight  at  Wangchiatun,   near  Takushan,  May  20, indicate that a  squadron   of  Qps-.  sacks was almost annihilated   by  the .  Japanese infantry, which  surrounded  and completely routed the" enemy. All  the    Russian    officers    were    killed,  wounded or captured. , Natives report  that some of the Cossacks escaped on  foot,   abandoning    their   equipment.  Many killed and wounded were found  on the battlefield.  Provincial Secretaryship.  The Hon, F.J. Fulton, the Presiden  of the Council, was sworn in Wednesday last as Provincial Secretary,  the Hon. Mr. McBride haying resigned  that office, The Cabinet is. therefore,  now complete, all the portfolios being  allotted.,  The acceptance. of the Provincial  Secretaryship by Mri' Fulton will  vacate his seat. A writ has, therefore, been issued for a new election.  The nomination day has been fixed for  June 20th, and the polling (if there ia  any contest) for June 3Qtfiu OT TO SLH1EP CORRECTLY
RTTLE6    FOR GETTING A
NIGHT'S REST.
GOOD
Feather Beds      Aro   Recommended
for  Invalids  and    Brain
Workers.
Tliere is a good deal more in tiro
art of sleeping correctly than one
niijjl.t  suppose.
A coniforU.bl<�� night's rest depends
upon n. soft bod Co.* one thing. Thu
bed :Aioul(l bc Sufi chohrIi U. yield
to every muscle of the body. It tln*r*i!
is nn (idling spot, tlio hml .should
not   bc hard  enough  to  hint It.
A feather bed wa.s not without, its
ndvuntngctt. Indeed, In them days,
feather hods would do a grent. deal
toward banishing ii.somi.iri.
111018 are many jienpli* whoso
nerves arc so delicatis i��Iiiit Ilie body
cannot rest comfortably at night in
tire ordinary hod. Knelt nerve seems
strained, nut tiro slightest n.ovoinent
wakens thc sleeper. Orico tiwiike it
ts not easy to go to sleep     ngnin.
Fonthw beds for invalids arc good
things; also for t..r-ftirr workers, arid
for ull who get. very tired every
dny. The trouble "'ith tlio feather
bed, the groat objection to it, is
tliat R, is dillicttlt to renovate it.
Tlie second objection is its heating
qualities. Jn a lrorrso that i.s kept
too hot in winter the body would bo
heated beyond endurance by a feather bod.
But if the restless sleeper will get
a. thin bod of feathers or of down
and will keep it well shaken up and
will sleep in a moderately cool room
their the first step toward the banishing of insomnia will  bo taken.
Thc second step comes in the finding of thc correct pillows. There is
no one general rule to bc laid down
on the pillow question. Brain workers and all full-blooded people should
.sleep
WITH THE  HEAD  HIGH.
It is positively injurious to sleep
wiih the blood rushing into tho
brain. Rush of. blood to the head
will cause headache, and many persons arc made ill by no greater thing
thnn Bleeping- with the. head too low.
Those who havo been sleeping with
the head flat should try tho plan of
lifting it gradually. At first the
neck will bo uncomfortable, but soon
it will be a habit to sleep with the
head raised.
lt you are a light sleeper, and most
people nt some time.or other have
trouble ,.-getting to sleep, you may
try the "pillow cure. This calls for
.soft pillows, of two sizes. One is to
rest under thc head and tho other
is to make tho neck co.nfortnblc.
The rule is to make your neck comfortable when you go to sleep.
"Make your head as easy os you
can. Thon make your neck comfortable," was the advice given by a
London physician to an insomnia P<t-
tier.t.
"li you go to sleep with the neck
unsupported you will not sleep long"
said a physician to a banker. "Aftor your head is comfortable, begin
and prop up your ueek. I'lnce a
small pillow under it, twi t and
turn t.h<* corners of your pillow, and
keen on until your head is perfectly
siipportod. Then fall asleep and you
will   I'eeji   until   niorning."
A /rrcat many women and men,
too, s-Ieep better sitting up in a
clu.ir than in a bed. ������The reason,"
said a physician,-"is that the ueclc is
supported bettor when thoy are
ske.'ing  in  that  way."
l";.*ti before she goes to sleep the
woman who wants to bo pretty will
coniiio'e hor features. She will try
to think of pleasant things. The
woman ^~who goes to sleep worrying
wi I wake up during the nigh''.. Pleats j.it  thoughts  wju   make
A   SOGSD  SLEEPER.
Here is another rule for the woman
who wauls to sleep soundly and
wai i> up pretty : Don't go to bed
irn' il you arc sleepy. The rule of go-
ir*t; to bod at 10 o'clock, whether
you are sleepy or not, makes many
arr ii-somiiia patient out of an otker-
wi e I'.oalthy person.
A woman afflicted with insomnia
went to a physician for a cure. "I
go to bed every night at 10 o'clock"
s.Ocl ."he, "and I waken at '.*. From
sha:. timo until 0 I lie awake. Then
���I--?-,'.-op-arr~hotir^vory--heuri'ily." ������-���^^
"Try  going  to  lied   at 1
CONSUMPTION'   CITSABLE.
Good     Blood    Makes    tho  Lungs
Strong and Expels Disease.
The  time  to  euro  consumption     is
not    after    tho lungs  nro hopelessly
involved    and   tho  doctor   Iiiih  given
you    up.    Consumption    preys    upon
weakness.       Strongth    is     tlio    only
measure    of safety.   Do not lot    tho
blood bocomo thin and  watery.  That
is nu open Invitation to disease    to
tnko pos.*;i\s.sion  of your system.    Dr.
Williiims*    Pink   I'ills  aro the    best
tonic and .strongth builder known to
iiiocliciil  science.      The record  of this
medic itio    proves    conclusively    that
Ui Leu     when   the    symptoms of consumption develop it builds up, strengthens     unit invigorates  tiro patient
to  it  point  where  the  disease  disappears.        Hero     i.s  h   bit  of  positive
proof.        MifK  Hlancho  Duraiid,     St.
IMmonrt,     Quo.,    says : "Whilo    out
boating  in   September,   1901,   I    got
my feet wet and took cold.   I treated  tho  cold  iu   tho  usual  way,     but
tho    cough    seemed  to cling to    mo.
As several  months passed  by and    .1
was nol, getting bettor, 1  wont to  a
doctor    in    January,  1902,  and     ho
told mo that my lungs wore affected
and  I   wtis   in  consumption.   Returning    home    a friend, in  whom  I had
much     confidence strongly urged mo
to  take *Dr.   Williams'  Pink  I'ills.   I
began   taking  tho   pills     and      soon
found    tliey  wero  helping  me.      The
cough  grow  less severe;   my  appetito
improved and my strength began   to
return.   I continued taking the    pills
for about two months, when I found
my health fully restored, and I have
not  iineo  experienced   any  weakness.
1   am sure.  Dr.   Willioms'  Pink  Pills
saved 1115' life."
Such cases as these prove the powor of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. They
ninl'O now rich, rod blood, and in
this way ca.iso all diseases due to
had blood rind weak nerves. You
can get theso pills from any medicine
dealer or by mail at 50 cents a box
or six boxes for $2.50, by writing
the Dr.. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockvillo,   Ont.
HE CURES CONSUMPTION
MARVELLOUS      RESULTS
CLAIMED  IN  FRANCE.
CCKEA'S .CAPITAL.
Old Seoul, with its fostering alloys, its Winter accumulations of
every species of tilth, its -plastering;
mud and penetrating foulness, has
almost totally vanished from within
tho walls of the capital. The streets
nro 'magnificent,, spacious, clean, admirably mado aird well drained. The
narrow, dirty lanes have been widened; putters have been covered, and
roadways broadened; until, with its
trains, its cars and its Mights, its
miles of telegraph linos, its Railway
Station    Hotel.      brick houses     nnd
Dr.     Joseph      Marmorek     Effects
Cures by Subcutaneous Injection, of a New Serum.
This is an attempt to write plainly and soborly of u marvellous thing
thut hits happened.
Dr. Josejih' Maru.orck has cured
tuberculosis���doflnlto, established, 1111-
quostio.iublo tuberculosis���by tin
subcutaneous injection of u, new serum invented anil used by him at hi.s
clinic*,.." in Paris to over 100 patients during tho past your, says a
writer in Tho London Mail.
Somo one has aaid that overy 111 ��u
is a crank until hla Idea suonoeda. On
that notion, or the oommon Idea that
everything good *��oner or latar becomes the food for argument, this
man and liis treatment have been subjected to much unconsidered and inconsiderate comment, not pronouncedly either fair or impartial.
Austrian Jew by birth. Dr. Marmorek camo to Paris a fow years
sinco to study with Pastour, who was
so attracted by him as to givo pointed encouragement to his eap;or interest in serum work. lie lias now distinguished himself and is best known
for a sound and successful treatment
of puerperal fovor. A liftiit, tall,
fair-haired man, modest in speech,
doprccatinff in mnrnior, he holds
himself to tho pursuit of his life with
A. wistful, persistent enthusiasm which
is the real genltiB of sincerity.
TOXIN FOR TUBERCULOSIS.
Of his recent researches toward a
curo for tuberculasis, ho writes as
follows: "The truo toxin has hitherto escaped research,' as no way had
hcon discovered to cultivate tho bacillus on a feeding ground approaching ,as nearly as possible thu natural
conditions. The prosont method I
adopt for getting- tho toxin in the.
test tubes is in this way:
"Young bacilli are..-bred 'primitives'
(aa I designated thom in a communication to tho International Congress of Medicine of 1900) on a nourishing ground consisting of loucotox-
ic calf's serum (white corpuscles) and
liver broth; mixed with glycerine.
Aftor a certain number of changes
which tho bacillus undergoes ori this
new feeding7 ground ono is highly astonished to find no tuberculine, but,
on the contrary, another toxic substance, which kills small animals, and
to which tuberculous animals aro no
loss sensitive than  healthy  ones.
"One can, at this point, make rabbits and guinea pigs immune against
POPULAR OTTAWA
IM IN LUCK
DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS   CURED
HIM OF STONE IN THE
KIDNEYS.
Mr.    S.     A.     Cassidy,     the Well-
known   Sportsman,   Tells      Why
He is Grateful to the Great Canadian Kidney Remedy.
Ottawa,   Ont.,   March  21���(Special)
���Few peoplo in tho Capital'   uro   as
well     known      and     popular   as   Mr.
"Sam"     Cassidy,     proprietor  of  tho
Rijou  Hotel,   iHetcalf Street.     As      a
hunter and fisliorman of mors      thim
local     reputation,      Ito     baa   become
known  to fallowed, of thn  rod      and
gun  all  ovor  the  country,   and  many
of the miMiibct's  of  parliament      who
nucke an     annual wjourn hero     aro
countod among hia personal friends.
Tho news, therefore, that ho has
found a complete euro for a dangerous malady will givo general satisfaction.    Speaking of it ho says:
"My friends nil know that I havo
been troubled for years with Stono
in tho Kidneys; that though I consulted the boat physicians and tried
nearly every remedy I could think of,
I was unablo to got hotter.
"Some time ago a friend told mo
Dodd's Kidney Pills would euro mo.
As a last resort I tried them and
they havo cured mo. I cannot imagine moro. se.vero suITering than ono
endures who has Stono in the Kidneys, and I feel tho warmest gratitude towards Dodd's Kidney Pills."
If thc disease is of the Kidneys or
from tho kidneys, Dodd's Kidney
Pills will curo it.
Ill
Unless-the soap you
iise has this brand you
are not getting the best
Aab tor the *<stmu*a Bar.
glass windows, Seoul is within mcas: , sllbs ,t infection.    Horses aro also
urablo    distance     or      becoming   the,. imnulniz(;(1  witll   tIlis  mtorod>   bacilli.
I frco product containing tho toxins,
nnd from the blood of tho animals is
obtained   the     now   anti-toxic
highest, most interesting and clean
est city in tho East. It is still not
ono wliit Europoani/oil, for the pic-
turcsqucticss of tho purely Corean
principles and .standards of architecture has been relig.ioi.sly maintained,
and is to
improvements.
is largely due to Japan's oxampio
and to'English oflicinl energy and
influence.
The  report"!*  was  interviewing     the
new  millionaire.     "Is   it   true      that
now   anti-toxic  serum.
Experiments  wore  first mado  on  tuberculous animals: then on human sub-
be-obf-orvod  in  all   future ih'cln.     The  bacilli   which   have     boon
Phis  transformation j treated  for  a  protracted   timo      witli
this leucotoxic heated serum aro readily  mastered  and   reabsorbed  without
forming  tho      usual  abscess,   without
causr'no:    a   general   infection;       whilo
forming   an       inocultitory   instrument
ajrainst     subsequent  tuberculosis     in-
,    .        .    , faction."
.vou  are going  to  endow   a chair      in , NOCTIBERG.
that University**1       "Im.cIow a clmir!     | ..
he thundered; "why. I can give a I However, alter somo unsrtccessiul
whole sot-o' furniti.ro.- an* I'll do !experiments. Dr. -Marmorek in tho
it.      too.     Sav     that   in  yor  paper, j sI-,r"*S  of   last  year   began-to .   mako
i active   and   successful   use   of   sorum,
(steadily continuing treatment on now
i over  100  consumptives,   and     so     far
with a fine absence of failure.
Thero ain't ���notliin* cheap about me.'
HELP YOUR CHILD.
Mr.     Israel   Zangwrll,   the     author,
brought  the   treatment     before      tlie
'notice   of  n.     dying  man   in   Florence
ations, remained. Tho great Gorman
surgeon and specialist was the first
to beg for a tube of tho triumphant
sorum for experiment and use, while
the grateful Count Hochborg, whoso
weight has incroased now 40 per cont.
in five months, with the spirits,
bright eyes, and light springy step
of a mnn in sound health, is off on a
tour round tho world, with the elation and exuberance of a man who
has temporized with death, drifted
half into thc dark eternal, yet emerged unscathed.
Many' doctors havo examined him
since, all confident of finding tho ovil
thing there still, j-ct no one-has been
successful in the quest. It is difficult
to realize or soberly appreciate the
metamorphosis which has been
brought  ubout.
Unquestioned cures havo been
wrought, both in pulmonary and intestinal tuberculosis, and only ono
of the most prominent has been hero
detailed. No error has been suggested, and if theso hundred odd patients
are suffering from a common delusion,
then tho flaw in the cure or the fraud
in the cure.* is beyond the wit of the
writer  to  discover.
and doubt,  than that of tho Earls of
Devon.
Far several hiuidroda of years th��
heads of ttni-tionaei ot Uoiirtonay were
earls without being aware of lt.
Indeed, so far woro they from being
acquainted with the dignity that
should havo boon theirs, that they
accepted baronctclej and viscounties,
untl  woro proud  to hold  thcm.
After three centuries had passed,
however, an astute lawyer discovered tho patent among somo old records, and found that thero wero
two missing words, "de corpore,"
usually insertod  in  patents.
The discovery meant that the earldom could bo inhorited by collateral
hairs, and a Cot.rtcnay in 1831, after a hard fight, established his
right to sit among his peers. Tho
peerage he recovered was the ono
created by Queen Mary;
Five times tho earldom has been
supposed to be extinct. Four of its
holders have been attainted and four
beheaded.
Queen Mary rovlved the earldom in
favor of Edward Courtenuy, who, in
tho provlous roigii, when only twelve
years of ago, was committed prisoner to tho Tower. He was released
whon only twenty-eight years old,
and ho died at Padua of poison.
CEMnWSMKMM        MMHMMHMOI +*lm*Wm*mVammmt
fe%sf.
The Dominion Permanent
LOAN COMPANY
VOBOKTO.
THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT-
Stat�� orr Onto, Ojtt nv Toledo,
I-voas CouNtr.
}.,,
Frank J. Oboitey makes oath that ha
la aetriur partner of tho firm ot V. J.
Chbiiey & Uo., doing business in the
Oily of Toledo, County aud- State
aforesaid and that (.aid firm will pay
tire sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLAltS
tor ouch and overy case of Catarrh that
cannot be cured hy the uso of Hall's
Cntiirrh   Cure.      FRANK  .1.   CHENEY.
Sworn to beforo mo and subscribed in
my presence, this Oth day of December,
A.  li.   1886.
  A. W. GLEASOM,
A'otari/ P-jblia
The Thirteenth Annual Meeting of tho Shareholders of The Dominion
Permnnent Loun Company was hold at their offices, 12 King Street West,
Toronto, on March 2nd. Thero was a good attendance of Shareholders
present.
Tlie President, Hon. J. II. Stratton, presented the following Report
of Directors  and  Statement of    tho affairs  of  tho  Company:���
Your Directors herewith submit tho Thirteenth Annual Report of Tlio
Dominion Permanent Loan Company, together with a statoment of tfco
accounts for the twelve months ending tho 81st December, 1903,'? maky
certified to by the Auditors, both as to the correctness of tho Report and
tho satisfactory result of thoir inspection of tlie securities of tho Company..
Vour Directors are pleased to be able to stato that active and pi*��flt*-
ablo employment has boon found for tho funds of tho Company during*. the
past year, tho demand for satisfactory loans being sufficient-to call int��
requisition the available funds of the Company.
Tho earnings of the past year have enabled the Company to declare
and pay dividends amounting to 568,788.31, and to permit tho transfer
of $45,000 to tho Reserve Fund of the Company. After payment of suet
dividends, nnd tho addition to tho Reserve Fund of $45,000, and tho writing olT of office premises and fyrnituro, thero remains to bo placed to ttko
credit of Profit and Loss thc sum of $18,547.42.
Your Directors aro pleased to bo in a position to congratulato the
Shareholders upon tho gratifying results of tho operations of tho Company during tho past year, and have also pleasure in testifying to tho
generally efficient character of tho services rend'erod by tho officials, ajjents
and", staff of the  Company.
All   of   which'   is   respectfully   submitted. ���
Statement of Account for the Year Ending Beoember 31st, 1903.
ASSISTS.
Mortgages   and   other  Investments       98,196,836 38
SKAT.
EARLS AND MD2TT KNOW II.
House of Courtenay Lost" Title for
Three Hundred Years.
Thc death Is annouccd at I'owc'er-
Iiatn Castle, near Exeter, of the
thir tcenlh Ear 1 of Devon, in bis
ninety-third yeai* says the London
Rxpror-'n.
The late Knrl. who was prer-.endary
of Exeter Cathedral and rector of
Powderham, succeeded his nepiiow in
the earldom in  1801.
The hou.so of Courtenay, to which
the   Earl   belogod,   dates   back   to    a
.... ���  ., ,   _i,-,i,���_ ;h     ,*..     ���    **���-   ���          ������       ���i very early  period,   and  members    .of
When your cluld-whethcr it is a notice of ft dying man i,, Florence lhe family have* for centuries been
big child or a ittlo oaby - sui.eis ��� who- was sll!Toring from intestinal'tub- associated with the history of the
from     any  of   tho    minor   ' ailments ��� ^ulosis,   aggravated  by  six'-fistulas, [country.        The existing branch was
founded by Sir Philip  Courtenay     of
whicli come to children, or is nerv-jthe largcst over thirteen inches in
ous or fidgety arrd doosn*t sleep well, nensyr.h. Count Hochbcrg. the patient
give it Baby's Own Tablets. This } in ~question,, is the brother of the
medicine is the quickest and surest j bettor known Prince Henry of Pless,
cure, and tho safest, because it is ab- I anrt   had  bocnmo    so   OTrj;  from  this
a book while reading, and was visited regularly by most violent cold
sweats,   shivering   fits,   and   recurring
 I', """  *���������*.���.>. *"���- ��''���* jr _"_���-���.""���������-'  ""���*���" ifev*rs._             .        _'' A [
'^^'--^^fciotit^to^curu^t-lw^sTnia-il^^rilmi-rita-^rify^gQ^-^i^p1���re6ewsiy^C6=-"tHirrTiiT0Str
o'clock j tho  stomach   or   bowels."      ff you   do ; ���romin,.���t       Gorman     specialists   and
Inot find tho Tablets at. your medicine
for a whilo." said the physicinn.
A  iv��k  Inter  the  woman  came    to j dealers  write  direct   to   Tho  Dr.   Wll-
l.is      oflice    with   beaming   face  and j ||ams* Medicine Co., Tlrockvilte. Ont.,
nnd  they  will  be sont  i��ost  paid     at
2.*i cents  a box.
bright   eyes.
"'1 have tried your remedy," snid
she, "and it worked. I I go to sleep
iit 12. and sleep like a. top until 7.
I find that I did not nood more thon
sevorhours* sleep."
*-'I'r.o/i." said tin* physician, 'has
cure*! haii the innomuia patients iu
tl>��.*( country. Thoro aro people who
need nir.e hours' sleep n night, and
ethers that do uot neatl over seven.
Is, is a ull ;i matter of personal
if'i -pyn rosy."
Prepare yourself slowly and comfortably for bod. Uo not go to bed
until you are sleepy. And then mako
yourself peifectly easy. The-:i* aro
the rules for getting a good night's
rest.
'llic woman who counts sheep
jumping over a wall in the hope of
getting sleep will find relief -in this
way. Tho man who says the alphabet, the nervous woman who en nnot
keep lier mind ofT tho hou.so, and the
head of the family whoso affairs disturb him to Uio point of distraction
���a!! of these will find that sloop is
not so fur away if only thoy know
how  to  woo it  hither.
Powderham Castle, who received tho
honor of knighthood from Edward
the Black Prince the day before the
battle of Navaret in  Spain.
One branch of the CourtenoyB were
Counts of Odessa, and another became allied to tho roynl family of
France. fn England the Cot.rtcnays
have been allied to thc Bonvilles,
Bohuns, Spencers, St. Johns, Tal-
bots, Veres and royal hous��s of Plan-
tagenot.
���Wilh-tho-rity-of -Exeter-tho- family-
has always been closely associated,
, surgeons, including tho celebrated Ur. j and in olden times thoro wore stout
i Cehoimrnth von Milculitsch-Rndet/.ky struggles for privileges, between tho
!of Bresla.il.   who  had operated on  him | ^arl8..of   Dcvon   and   the   M"y��r��   ��f
ifor throo of tho worst fistulas,  ho do- j tn�� Clv*v*
'    row,    if t*ny(
solutely  harmless.     It   will   help     the ; trouble that in April last he was
feeble    new    born babo    as surely as ; capabIe   of     standing   without       tho
tho  well  grown  child,     ill's.     P.    D. : ffrcatcst     e(Tort      and  pain,   was  too
Kirk,   Tho  Barony.   S.B..   says:       "I j wcat either to stretch  or to hold  rrp
have used Uaby's Own  Tablets    with j
most satisfactory results, and do  not ]
feel  safe  without  them   in  the  houso. !
I find  that  ono dose  is  usually suffl
"Tommy," said tho toucher, "whnt
is tho half of six?" Tommy���"I
don't know, sir." Teacher���"Now
Tommy, if two mon stole six dollars,
and they agreed to divide it equally
between them, how much would thoy
'got each?" Tommy (whose father i.s
ia mngistrnto)���"Perhaps fourteen
duys,  sir."
Dr. A��naw*s Ointment Cure*
Pile*, Itching, Bleeding and Blind Pilea.
Comfort ia oae app'ication. It cures in
three to six nights. It cure* all skin
disease* in young and old. A remedy
beyond compare, and it never fails. 35
nimts���63
Bride (exchanging bridal costume
for travelling dross)���"Did I. appear
nervous ut nil (hiring thn. ceremony,
Clara?" Bridesmaid (envious)���"A
little at lirst, dear; hut not after
Ceorgu had said 'I will!' "	
COST  OK  MAI'ICO-N'IOliA?.!.
Tho charge of transmitting wire-
loss messages from ship to ship at
s*?'a is sixpence a word, with tho ad-
dross and signature free. Prom ship
to shore the rate on the American
sido is S2 for ton words and V2 cents
for each additional word, with .10
charge for address and signature. On
tin* English side tho charge for a
n-.nrccviigra.n irons a liner is 0 shillings for twelve words and sixpence
for" cr.cli additional word, the signature and addrcs*. being charged for.
It is safer to fee finical with sin
thoa t�� 6b faiaill&r with it^
La grippe, pnoumonia, and influenza often Icavo a nasty cough
when they're gone.
It is a dangerous thing to neglect.
Cure, it with
Tho Lung
Tonic
The cure that is guaranteed  by
your druggist.
Pr-icer.: G. C. ITrsiu & Co. 303
25c. 50c 41    LcT-toy, H.Y.. Toronto. Can^
15���04
tormined to try tho now Pnrisinn
euro, and from Florence to Paris ho
wns carried helpless to his  lost hope.
Dr. Marmorek, considering thc coso
so grave and so for advanced, determined to administer tho serum daily
although his usual treatment Involves
a break aftor overy three days' injections, arid, beginning treatment ot
onco, visited the. weak and sinking
man at  his own  hotel.
What followed reads moro like a
fairy tale thnn sober fact. On thc
third day tho violent shivering fits
abated; after the tenth injection
Count T-Tochlierg rose and walked;
after tho thirteenth injection, tho skin
taking n. slight indn-imatory .appear-
anco. it was decided that thc treatment had bcon sufficient; and two
more injections closed the emergence
from the-elusive but tenacious bacillus into hopeful health.
NO THACra OK TIIE DISEASE.
Thon those who treated the Count,
who had given tip hope, who had
foretold early paralysis nnd death',
who had reluctantly-passed him from
tho orthodox practitioner to tho alleged quack, came wondering to
Paris.- Thoro, at an Informal seance
in tho patient's room, the groat Dr.
Miktilitsch, with Prof. JTartmmi arrd
Dr*. Soulier of Paris, made an exhaustive examination, entered upon
with doubt and scepticism, but closed
with qnilo cordial but halt humbled
congnr.1 illations to tho wonderful man
who had injocled mysterious life under the skin of tho stomach of a dying   man.
Truly n memorable rout! No trace
of indication of consumption could he
found. The threo fistulas had dried
up, only tho throe, ugly sitqjietil
wounds,  legacies from tiro early ojier-
titlcs in the peerage
have been, for long periods of their
history',  involved     in  moro     mystery
No
THIK DIET.
Nourishment In It.
It's not easy to keep up when coffee has so ruined tho stomach that
food  won't  digest.
A Mo, Woman says: "I had been
an invalid for two years from stomach trouble caused by coffee, got so
bad I couldn't digest food and for
quito a while I lived on milk and
lime water���nothing but that���a. glass
of milk and lime water six times a
day. In this way I managed to live,
but,  of course did not gain.
"It was about 5 months ago I
began using Postom Food Coffee; I
did not need tho milk and lime water
after that for I gained rapidly and
I can now ont a good meal and drink
from 1 to .'! cups of Postum each
moul and feel fine.
"I would not go bock to coffee for
nny reasonable pay. I liko Postum
bettor than coffee.now and mako Postum by directions on box and it is
just fine; never found a hotter way to
mako it than on box. Now this is
all true and you enn easily provo It."
Name given by Postum ,Co., Battle
Crook,  Mich.
Postum is a brow from field grains
witli till (.Iir- nourishment loft in. It
nifikes rod blood, and rebuilds particularly well whore coffeo has dono
clamugo 11 h it docs to nearly all who
'drink  It.
A 1.0 days' trial of Postum in
place of coffcu works wonders. There's
a reason.
(Jot lln; little book, "Tho P,ond to
Wollvillo"  in  ouch package.
Hull's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally, and acts directly on tliu blood and
mucous surfaces of tlie system. Send
for  testimonials  free.
1*.   J.   CIIENKY   & CO.,  Toledo, O.
* Sold  by all Druggists, 7Gc.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
t-1
A contemporary opposed to the use
of tobacco, says: "The women ought
to make a'pledge not to kiss a man
who uses tobacco', and it will soon
break up the practice." It would be
broken -up -much sooner wore tho
ladies < to pledge themselves to kiss
every man who  does not.
BEST WASHINGTON EXCURSION.
Goes via Lackawanna, March 18th.
yen Dollars, ten days via Wator Cap.
Stop-over at Philadelphia and Baltimore. Sloeper to Philadelphia. Reserve accommodations now 289 Main
Street,  Buffalo.
"No." said tho rather elderly heiress, "I do not. love you, Mr. Timmins." "But," pleaded the young
man, with all tho fervor that a
string of debts can inspire, "but
could you not learn? Ono is never
too old to learn, you know."
A Oa.*Icet of Pearls.��� Dr. \"on
Stan's Pineapple Tablets would prove a
jreat solace co tha disheartened dyspeptic
If he would but test their potency. They're'
voritablo gems in preventing tho seating oi
stomach disorders, by aiding and stimulating digestion���60 of theie health " pearls "
in a box, and thoy cost 3s cents. Recom-
Ksoodad by most eminent physicians.���64
When tho self-made man begins to
crow tho old rooster has to occupy a
back porch.
. or Over 51xty Yenr*
Mr*. WiNar.ow's Soothing Srin:.' hrii bacn imp,l 1����
Million! of niothrl-s for thair children nliilo leoili an
It6tii,tlii;R Min child, Fof.��nN t,h- tfuuii*. nl-Ayrt.iain, onrel
wind ixillc, rojnilAtcn tlia Htomuch ivnil ImireLi, nml la (h(
-lyit r��)tiio��Iy for-DUrrliije*.���Tirriity-II��n CiciU rv-b.��t*J*-
Sold hf itrutr^I��ti lltrniixhont the world. lit* Fiirn ami
wk for'-Mua. WiNHr.ow'iiSooTiiiNo svjtirr."    1*1���01
Ho best prays to his Fattier who
provides  for  his  brother.
Kidney Bxp^rimont.���There's na
time for eiperimeoting when you've di��*
oaverod that yo* are a victim of some one
(win or another of kidney dlwmsd. Lay fcoW
*t tha treatment that thousands have pinned
their faith to and ha* cured quickly aodper-
maaently. South American Kidney Cut**
ttaada pro-etnirxwt ia tba world of medicine
*�� the kidney sufferer's trueat friond.���8��
OUT  OF  A  .fOB
An old Scotch lndy was much distressed on reading that gas was being
Introduced to tnko tho place of whale-
oil.
"O dear! O dear!" she declaimed.
"Whatover's to bocomo of the puir
whales now?"
Real   Estate
Oflice 7*Temises and Furniture  ..
.Sundries "	
Imperial  Bunk   	
Cosn  on  Hand  	
LIABILITIES.
To  the Public:���
" Deposits  and   Accrued  Interest   	
Debentures  and     Accrued Interest	
Surplus���Assets  over  Liabilities  ..
To the-Shareholders:���
On  Capital Stock  	
Contingent  Fund   	
Reserve  Fund       	
Unclaimed  Dividends    :	
Dividends  payable  Jan.  1st  1904.
Balance of Profit ,and Loss  	
28,783 61
18,010 27
3,632 47
58,010 71
5,120  10
$3,304,407  58
$1,429,432 59
Profit and Loss Account,
DR.
Interest   on  Debentures  and  Deposits ...
Written off Ofnco Furniture and Premises
Dividends     '.	
Transferred  to Reserve Fund 	
Balance,  Profit and Loss  	
$3,304,407  58
.   ?89,542 71
1,440 25
.     68,778 31
45,000 0��
.     18,547  42
$223.314 69"
CR.
Balance  31st December,   1902    ?    2,250 37
Interest, Rent, etc.. after payment of expenses, including Salaries,  Directors'  Fees,  Government Taxes and Fees        221,064 32
$223,314  69
Auditors' Certificate.
Wc have audited the accounts of Tho Dominion Permanent Loan Company for tho twelve months ending Dec. 31st, 1903, and find the transactions of that period accurately recorded in tho books of tho Company,
tho receipts accounted for, the payments duly authorized and vouchers produced therefor. Wo certify to thc correctness of the accompanying Statoment of Assets and Liabilities nnd Profit and, Loss Account. Wo have
mode a careful examination of the securities, checked tho same with the
Mortgage  Regis! or.   nnd   report overy thing satisfactory.
(Signed)  TTAimY VIGKON, ^    Charlcrcd Accountants.
(Signed)  O.  M. HUDSON,        J
Auditors. .
Tor��irto, 16th February, 190*1. "" "
On motion of Mr. Stratton, seconded  by Mr.   Karri,  tho  above Rci����rt
was unanimously adopted.
���Tho following Directors wore then ro-olocted:���Hon. J. H. otratton.
President Trusts and Guarantee Company; D. W. Karn, President of the
D W Karn Company. Woodstock; C. Klocprer, Manufacturer, and Director Traders' Bank, Toronto; T. P. Coffee, and F. M. Holland, Toronto.
At a subsequent mooting of the Directors.     Hon.  J.  R.  Stratton  waa
re-elected President, and Mr. T. P..Coffee Vice-President.
Write tho Company's Office, Toronto, for Its
attractive offer to those desiring to Invest In
debentures.	
WASHINGTON EXCURSION.
MARCH 18.
Lackawanna $10.00, ton dnys, extra stop-over at Baltimore. Cheap
side trlpH.* Philadelphia sloeper*. Full
particulars 289 Main Street, Buffalo,
N.  Y.
MINK 3,000 FEKT DEEP.
What is believed to bo the docpost
gold mlno in the world is being
worked at Ucndigo. 'Australia. Tho
mine !n (jucstiorr, which is called the
Now Chum Railway Mine, has sunk
Its main shaft to a depth of 3,900
foot, or only 00 feet short of three-
quarters of a mjlo. Thc chief problem is how to keep the tunnels and
goneral workings cool enough for the
minors to work in at such a depth.
It is usually about 103 degrees, and,
to enable tho men to work at all, a
spray of cold wator let down from
above has to be kept continually
playing on tho bodies���naked from
tho waist upward���of the minora.
Even then thoy cannot work hard, or
thev would faint from exhaustion.
She���You-didn't..hear .tho men use
tho word "obey" in the wedding ceremony. Hc���No, that's so; but they
usually havo to all right.
Lover's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant Soap Powder is better than
othor powders, as it is both soap and
disinfectant.      ^
Charming Young Hostess��� "Why,
Major, you aro not going so soon?"
Major (who prides himself on'..being
ono of those fine old-school follows
who can say a neat thing without
knowing it)���"Soon? Maddni, it may
seem soo.i to you; but it seems to
mo I havo bcon here a lifetime."
Am admirable -Food of tb*
EPPS'S
Finest quality and -/latrour.
Nutritious and Economical.
?4P���21  '..:��� , ..'.' , -
CLEANING *��
LADIES'... "������?
WALKINI
OR
OUTINQ
SUITS
On t�� da.. pwrlWitlr br onr French Frocesi. Try ii
���tinm HMEMOAN DYE IHO CB.
TORONTO,   OTTAWA  * QUEBEO
Away with Catarrh!
Ifs Lsatheome, It's Biagustfng.
instant 'Relief an* Permanent
Oure Seburad by the use ef Or,
Acnow's Catarrhal Powder.
Here's strong evidence of the quickness and Bareness of that wonderful
remedy, Dr. Acncw's Catarrhal Powder:
"For vears I was a victim of Chrome
Catarrh���tried many remedies but no.
cure was effected uctil I had procured
and used Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder. Kirst application gave me Instant
relief, and in an incredibly short while
I was absolutely^ cured."���James Head-
ley, Dundee, N. V. *!���
Or. AsniiW** Heart Cure reliayes la
30 minute*.
UOHTBBAJi,
Poultry,
Butter,
E*gs,
ALL   KINDS   09
FIUIT8
And Farm Pro-
duca generally,
consign it to ul
sal we will get
you good prieus.
THE
lawson Commission Co,,
T, I<\
Issue ^a.._ 12���04.
    J.,IUO,UO* IV
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$1,874,974 99
   1,429,4 na of
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ti
$1,256,375 58
8,052 75
115,000 00
.  ..  15 00
tl
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31,441 84
18,547 42
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V
^ 4?  THE f OELB'S_IETEOFOIIS  HOW     TO     SEE     IT AND WHAT  ^JEHEEE IS TO BE SEEN*.  Strango    Ways of? the Cahbies���������In  the Days  of Johnson and  Goldsmith.  Tho "Let ' us tako a walk clown  .'���������"loot street" of Dr. Johnson is today a revelation of tho leisurely as-  po't of the famous thoroughfare  .somo hundred nnd thirty years asro  writes Joseph Hatton. Except during the hours before Fleet street  takes down its shutters, or on fi  Sunday, you will Uriel it diflleult to  "take a walk" thero if your promenade is of the character of a stroll;  as It evidently was in Johnson's  day. yrom morning until night you  are .iostlod by an everlasting crowd  pushing ite way along: both sides  ill the street, while a nover-ending  stream of omnibuses, cabs, carte,  waggons, and un occasional motor,  works its sluggish course to and  from the city of the Lord Mayor nntl  corporation. If you pause to look  into the shop windows or to gave at,  tho many sights of the provincial  press that ofTor a surprising competition with the several great London  dailies that confront you���������one of  them with Its palatial marble halls���������  you arc promptly run into by somo  busy cithron or invited to "shove  along" by some alert errand bo,v.  WHEN TO  SEE LONDON.  Other obstacles are connected with  tho re-building of London. They  meet you everywhere. The normal  condition of most streets is one of  scaffold Poles tend house wreckers.  The \vondor is that stillicient precautions can he made to ensure tho  safety of pedestrians. As for the  general trallic of the streets, no  amount of railway relief, underground, seems to make any difference  in its volume or extent, and rather  to increase both. If you want to  see the London streets, you should  ���������walk or drive through them at four  or five in the morning. Then you  wil] wonder at trie things yorr have  never before seen in them���������their remarkably artistic sky line, their architectural points that are unob-  sorvublo in the rush and htiiry of the  crowd, and tho singular undulations  of the roadways. The horses, poor  creatures, arc aware of these changing gradients, especially in slippery  ivcatiissr- The pretence of making  their wor if easier by scattering, gravel upon the ronds is little more than  a pretence. "Don't waste it!" is  tho sarcastic remark of London  whips as they encounter tlie gravel  distributors, who sprinkle their material as if it were of great, intrinsic  value.   S wns asked the other, day by  through Temple Bar with Johnson 'concealed cither  arrd Goldsmith and Garrick and the;wood. The  rest wero picturesque in tlieir attire are practically level with the ground  as the street itself. If in the re-'and for a party to advance against  formation of our streets wo had j n iine of marksmen in rifle pits would  swept away the bad and kept in view Iniean annihilation. In the same rnan-  tlro good Fleet street might si ill !���������,_,,. e,ln pjts are dug for- field guns,  have been ono of the most beautiful tlleir ugjv blac]c srl0uts lying parallel  of  thoroughfares. with  tjl0** sround,   and  almost  touch-  THK WONDF.UFUL PRESS. ing- it.  Dr. Johnson's highest (light of im- Another way of making gun pits is  agination of London was the by a "blindage." which consists of a  prediction of gas. And here wo aio ' tree or something of the kind in  with gus us an old story and elcctri- j front of a shelter trench that con-  city not only illuminating? his favor- coals the position of the piece. When  ito thoroughfare, but the motive shelter trenches assume large dimen-  powor of printing. From tho hand S|0ns. they are known by tho namo  press of his day, turning out nt the 0f earthworks, ond in the defence of  most sny 2B0 an hour, printed on jft position ovi*.-*' imrenuitv of the sol-  one sido only, to the flying machine ��������� llicl. ������������������ brought into j.luy. In front  of to-day turning out a news-paper of th(} trenches a ,|,,ep ditch is sunk,  ���������of many pugos printed, back nnd!ftmi in this till,.h ranv ,,r piami  front, cut, folded and ready for theicrows* ftwt_irm, balls with throe  Packer at a rale of 800 a-impute. l���������pikeB_KO nlr���������nE������l that nt. least one  Hie type set up by machinery too I ��������� iHa m^t ^ pr,p,.ndicul<.r. - Thos*  n o  have  forecast    anything of    this i . f        ,       h intemfed  kind when  Johnson flung about    hw|^  ,  ,    for (:n'va���������.y. ,1Ijt thoy mny be  mctriiiho.s an,   aphorisnis among his ��������� . tanglemonts or die-  follow      wits  would  have argued     a .    , , ,     "..      , , ���������         ,  man mad.   H would  not havo     been iv������"������     ���������������*'*>tae     for tho defence     of  ^s^^^rSrdHATED BT Wi OORMSlry^  THE JAPANESE  THEIR COUNTRY.  settlements   in various    parts  en,  such ns Fusan and  Chemulpo,  and   tliey    had  built tlie rudi-  DEVASTATED merits of a postal and telegraph' svs-  Coreans      Are   ��������� Much       Superior  Physically    to    the  Japanese.  Corea soenis dostineu to bo tho  sacrificial victim of tho Far Fustcrn  struggle. Manchuria, has long (.cashed to be an independent political  entity. From being the conqueror   (1,itooiiig  of  China,   when  tho present  dynasty '  tein, which' are undoubtedly of benefit; but, at tho same time, they  managed to add to the keen animosity with which the Coronns viewed  everything Japanese, and the work  of civilization" in Corea was thus set  back   and   hindered.  WILL TRV AGAIN.  Japan is  now  ilctur.nlncd   to      try  again,   in   spite  of  till   treaties  guar  'fflM TWO FLEETS MEET  SEA-BATTLES     OP     THE  PAST  AND  PRESENT.  Modern  Sea      Warfare     Compared  With   the  Days   of  Nelson.  Few as arc tho people who can  wliile, the disturbances and confusion \ imagine a battle lield on shore, they  on the Kowshing had increased, and are vastly fewer who can picture with  tlio Chinese prevented them from any o.-rtainty the scene of a naval  len.ving her.     Some time then passed \conflict.  worthy, of the Kowsliing, was willing to obey these orders, but not so  mindocl were the ollieers of the Chinese forces on tho vessel: they immediately raised a great clamor,  and threatened Galsworthy.  STAItTING A WAR.  Seeing what was occurring, Togo  sent a boat to bring off Captain  Galsworthy nn'd his crew;  but, mean- |  Corean  iudcpcndcnco     midland      at   length  Togo  .signaled  Gals-;    Terrible,  too,  as aro all  scones  regarded  as  imaginative,   but    sheer  trenches  arrogant  liniacy.      It  is  bewildering I CJTEVAUX  DE FRISK,  to think of the output of newspapers | Chevnux d'e frise mny be mndo of  in nnd around Fleet sfcieet to-dny, 'anything sharp���������broken blades or  from four o'clock every morning un-;sharp Iron spikes stuck in a block ol"  til ton ut night, and occasionally un-j^-o^ nmi* bristling outwards like the  til midnight, recording the news not I qu]]Is in a porcupine's back. A largo  simply of England only, nor of Eur- ltree_ 01. a treo of hardwood, stripped  ope. but of all thc world, most of jof its lpavcSi a���������d with aU its branch-  it. too, by the aid of that electric i fi��������� pollll0(, sharpiv towards the enemy  power which when Johnson took hrs  makcR  R effective  chevaux      do  walks     in     1* leet     street,  they only   f , 1Jut    }(pr n]1 ,t .��������� the d<l  ^"���������JlS !ih!?,:U'C^ACtd 'if^!?'.?.?.-.6:   -work that tells; und  it is the   spade  that makes  tho  fougass or -land tor-  jpedo.     The fougass is simply a kind  uie   Ui������i, ������������������������iuii iwi ui uk ������������-|I.|iii50  is  only   temporary.    Hut  noth-   to save him and the ship, but Iind tig '. ,,���������  .......    '.,        v  '   k"     ��������� "  ~ tfl.r  ward empire.     Its hold on tho Chin- Jnff morc hurtful to the genius    and   there was no chance of this,  ho    ������? i������ow t~rirTVi.������. in ���������������*���������������'  ������* <������.  ������f "���������������������*"������������ -������* i������ the prcioncc, d<5lin of Ul0 Klftcd but unfortunate last ordered tlio red flag, which ,���������,- ���������r'i Iho dl,��������� ��������� Zlnolhi 1%  at Mukden, of the tomb* of China's Core.-... race could bc imagined than trounced that he was about-to fire, jLPr ,.���������M en ,11 wro������eht U.y  foreign conquerors, and as the Man- ��������� permanent merging tf their king- to be hoisted, A few moments later J���������?" ",Mm hi.8 M ?w"���������an' thc ,!>c'^1"  ch us are even to-day nn armed    and j doln     wi.juillt  lho Mikado's   fiinpire.   a well-directed shot, from the Noniwa   ?ul   ^C.a'. ,    i���������l������P0ll������,'���������1>," ���������������.������-���������������������������  hostile garrison in China, the rcUcs|Nor> it 1Jlny ljc adder', could any- struck the engine-room, tint! pent- > ,n>������cd'ntcly effacrfi  of their ancestors nro not veiy j thine |.0 con������civo:l, 1-.s likely to tinted the hull of the Kowshing, ;-l"''es man smisd  cletrr to the native Chinese. Corea | bcnL.;it tho eston powers, including I whirh soon afterwards tilled nn.-l ;KnZ0 of h,Kh Heave:  has    never     censed to be a feparate:tho t;���������i|C;l  states;   i i*:co  tl.o Japan-I sank.    As Galsworthy  and  his    men i '*oor remains to lie  and  distinct Kingdom,  with  a  deBu- I cse n,u, soo    m.,1<e i(.    ns imposslbiu | ieu���������e,i      ���������Ver  of. mine.    A deep hole is dug in front  papers wilh fresh editions almost  every hour distributed through the  town by special carvs and by messenger* on bicycles, the latter���������at '<.-.,., ,  the risk of their necks^-spim.ing ; ������r tlu' t!,t'm'h: ������*. chaise of gun cot-  through the rushing trafiic of the to" or dynamite rs placed at the bot-  roads made more and more difficult |tom. und the hole is filled with  by strange new powerful cars pro- stones, the ground being carefully ar-  pellocl by mysterious forces     without  horses; iiev.spnpc s, which in Johnson's day would have been t>old at.  Cd., each having to carry a government stamp,  now .sold  Tor* a    penny.  many     at    a   halfpenny; newspapers j entrenchments     ore first thrown  with   representatives   in .every     pait [that  the  fresh-turned  soil  will  oi the globe; -newspapers with    their  electric wires served by    their    own  staff.'   {V   rantrod on top so as not to create  suspicion. At the proper moment  the fougass is exploded, cither by  electricity or by contact. There is  always  reason for  apprehension   whon  up  dis-  'closo the position of tho enemy,    but,  by skilful      manipulation     the  sp.odo  SPADE II WAR IS MIGHTY  WHAT    RUSSIAN      ENTRENCHMENTS WILL BE LIKE.  G-un  Cotton in Front  of  Trenches  to  Blow Up Attacking  "Force.  If at this moment ono could wander at largo over the Russian, position  above tho  Yalu  River,  there    would  a country friend, "What is the mean- tdoubtless bo astonishing evidence on  ing of the constant whistling by jail sides of the power of the spade  bus and cabmen of 'Vic won't go ;��������� defensive works. Entrenchment������  home till niornong ?* " "Jt is tho;: would be everywhere, says the Lon-  driver's  tuneful salute  of the  police-l^on Mail. 0 -       - ���������  man's commanding hand, a humor-j i,i modern warfare tho spado is as  ous recognition of a long pause for|nlightv as the rif!c> am, woc bo to  relieving tho cross current of a con- j tho ar that cannot handIo both  gestod  thoroughiare.      It is  also - ajwith 0lI,ml enS(J_    It is becauso 6f tho  efVcctivuncss      of  sharpnel,   and      because of the long range of thc small  work may be effectively concealed���������by  the srcode.  Indeed, for modern warfare on land  the spade is cmite ns necessary as  any other military implement used  in the field. Tt is tho modest adjunct of big guns, for it throws up  earthworks to conceal their presence,  without which thoy would bo useless  Thr* eturlnoers nnd suppers of a great  army liave enormous responsibilities  devolving upon them. Unfortunately,  besidps having almost all tho hard  and clungerous work to do, they all  too seldom receive any of the glory  that should be attendant to it.   {   cd social, moral, and political lifo of  its own, in spile cf thc rival claims  of suzerainty alternately put. forth  by China and Japan. Core:, has u  heroic history of intense interest and  value, and stands as the briuger of  light, religion, and art to the Japanese.  Physically, the Coreans are a finer  people than their neighbors of Japan, and visitors to the Hermit  Kingdom speak of them nu being  much handsomer than the Chinese,  who, in their turn, are in physique  superior to tho Mikado's subjects.  Tie Coreans ha\c been devastated  agnin and again by ruthless Japanese invasions, and to thc last of  those all historians unite in ascribing the present fallen fortunes and  broken courage-of the Hermit Kingdom. Corea gave Japan the art of  letters, science, and religion, as well  as thc best models and craftsmen in  all those arts cf Painting and design which we think .of an characteristically Japanese. In return for  these-'great gifts, the Japanese, again  ana again spread desolation through  her fertile valleys. No Eastern people detest another so strongly as ths  Coreans detest-the Japanese.  A LAND OF BEAUTY.  for a white merchant to siiveod     in | transport into  the    sea  they      werej  Corea ns it now is in    Japan.     The ' fired on  by the  Chinese.      Togo     at |  ���������hides   man's   misdoings from     tho  en,  rror allows th������  and fill the air  thc    bulwarks'of the P**'ith pestilence.  THE WOODEN WALLS.  And  this,    of course,  moro  so  now  ideal  <f  the  Mikado's  advis-crs      in-'once ������ent   out  bouts,  and  i-cs-ued us,than ever it has been before.    Jn  tho  eludes   lhe  gradual   ousting  of      the J "'any ns he could. ! davs  when  Hraitnin  became  the  uov-  wlitc race  from  all   territory     i.in-ei- j     'n this way Togo began tho Chino- ;erci^n power at sea,  and  her  wooden  were  His (ountrvnien ha* e  ' musical   suggestion   to   the   dominating policeman to  "hurry up."  AT A LONDON CAB  STAND.  "Not in any city in  the world  will  you observe such a general aK|>ect of  'cheerfulness  among  the     drivers     of  public \ohicles  as in- London.   There  * is no harder worked set of men and  none more civil. It is arr education  of a kind to frequent a London cabstand. The contrast with New  .Vork for example is very remarkable. The New Yorkers waiting for  fares aro a serious and silent lot.  To them life seems to be a thing to  tolerate; work a necessity to be  borne with a frown. A good deal of  this may come from the continual  change of work and the more cos-  inopolitan character of the local  whips. Whatever the cause may be  ���������temperament, manners, or what  not���������the difference is very marked.  At a London cab-stand, most, mon  scorn, to know each other or to havo  mot somewhere, arrd all of thorn feel  a community of irrto*. ests. There i.s  generally a wit amongst thein, - always a politician, and very rarely a  dullard. And when a cabman contests ^with you the question of his  fare, he is more frequently sarcastically polite than rude. '.'You know  how to lay out your money, don't  you ?" of "Do you think I'm driving this affair for amusement ?*'     or  __"V.'hnt_ price .consols.?'..*.. as-I_lieard_a  smart hansom whip ask a venerable  looking gentleman whilo contemplating his shilling fare in his open hand  "I'm looking for an investment."  Now nnd then you meet with a bully, but hc is to be found among all  clnsses of the community, and your  only chance with him is to give him  oracular blow for blow.  THE PICTURESQUE PAST.  It is diflleult in theso days to  reali7o tiro picturcsquoncss of Fleet  street and thc Strand when Goldsmith and Johnson took their walks  there; and still more diflleult'to go  as far back as '.'The Cock" tavern,  when I'epys atc a lobster thero with  Mrs. l'ieico ond Mrs. Knipp. In  the earliest days of Georgo III.  Teinplo Bar was the portal, of an avenue of many gabled houses, from  the fronts of which swung trade  signs of innumorabfo variety. There  were Saracen's Heads and Golden  Keys, Red Lions and IMnc Bears,  Bibles and  Crowns and Jlitres.      By  day     they    made   a   brave show of  color.      At night  thoy creaked     and ! fire  a bomb-proof is  groaned  a chorus  of  strange accom-  source.  calibre military rifle, that entrenchments in somo form or othei- arc  absolutely essential to troops in the  open. The man who in ,the face of  the enemy can burrow the quickest,  and at the samo time is prepared to  spring forward and - scizo the opportunity thnt is afforded, is the best  modern-day soldier.  The absolute necessity for thc spade  on the field of battle was first clearly demonstrated in the Russo-Turkish  war, when modern rides woro brought  into play. So great, indeed, was the  necessity tliat the Russian General  SkobolorT provided every man in his  command with a spado, and when his  mon reached the outskirts of Constantinople, it was found they had  discorded every article except their  spades, belts.- and rifles. Thoy had  learned a bitter and an unexpected  lesson.  AT PLEVNA. ;_  At tho entrenchments of Plevna  thoy discovered to tlieir cost the havoc that could be created by determined men 'with plenty of ammunition behind earthworks. The Turks  had used their sp.ades with a. right  good will, and in addition to their  fighting trenches, had erected bombproof works thnt wero afterwnrdsjthe  hdmiral"it>h_of_tho"\vorla*7 ATPlevntiT  the Turks lived entirely within their  bomb-proofs during the bombardment  by the heavy artillery, and when the  assaulting columns pushed to thc  front 1ho Turks sallied out and, lining their lighting trenches, drove the  Russians back with terrible, slaughter.  Tho spade mado their earthworks im-  aregnahle, but starvation eventually  undid what the spade had dono.  Bomb-proofs nre usually made of  logs placed against the side of n hill  or embankment, and the whole covered with earth���������turf and sand for  preference, l'on.b-proofs can also be  made simply tunneling into tho side  of a hill, tho itJea of a bomb-proof  being protection against sharpnell  shell, filled with innumerable bullets,  burst, as a rule, some 30 yards short  of tho enemy's position, and above  it. Tho small shot, together wilh  tlio stoel filings, etc., are hurled on  the top of the defenders in the open  irenches, searching thc cavity from  end to end. Against this high angle  the     only ro~  VALTJABLE -POTATOES.  Some    of the Prices  Obtained    for  Now Varieties in England.  ���������Country folk generally may have  no particular reason to bo thankful  for tho- very small mercies of 19011,  but thero are some who will admit  that they really didn't do so badly  out of their ��������� potato crop at any  rate. As a matter of fact, several  respectable fortunes have beeu made  during the pnst six months by the  shrewder fanners and the still  shrewder  seedsmen.  And in no part of the couniry has  tho boom���������for it amounts to nothing  Jess���������reached a higher pitch than in  the fens of Lincolnshire���������thc county  par excellence for the onco plebeian  potato.  A variety called "Northern Star"  was first put upon the market in  1902 at ten shillings a pound. In  the early part of last year the price  had fallen to 5s., but then came the  boom, and "Stars" rose to 7s 6d.,  to 113s. to ii-1. And no' wonder, for  so prolific is that potato that from  a quarter of a ton of seed-tubers  one farmer "fifled" 33 tons, valued  at ������5,400, the seed costing him  something less  than ������150.  But thc sensation of thc season  was the coming of thc "Eldorado."  Raised in Scotland, which country is  the nursery of most new varieties,  the grower amazed the agricultural  world by scorning to accept nn offer  of ������10 per lb. Just before Christmas, however, a Spalding seedsman  sold a stone for ������1,400, and to convince thc sceptical of the genuineness  of���������the-sale���������triumphantly-display edit photograph of his 'customer's  cheque in his sliop window. The purchaser promptly resold, clearing  ������700 on the deal, aiid it is now reported that a farmer living close to  Spalding hns oven gone one better  still by selling some nt ������160 per  pound, which is a ������10 rise on the  last mentioned sale.  paiiiment to the watchman's hourly  records of time's weary progress.  The dirty sidewalk was separated  from tho dirtier' roadway by posts,  over which tho boys of the time  played    leap     frog,   .while  cumbrous i  SnELTRIi TRENCHES.  Of  shelter  trenches  thoro  arc  various  kinds,   from    the      hasty shelter  trench, thrown     up in a few minutes  by ii skirmisher to the deep gun cpa-  carriages, destined eventually-to b0_ jUlcmonts - for.'artillery. . rhe greatest  -come hackney conches, churned into j ctU*(! 1S-I taken in concealing those  mud the refuse flung into tho street j trenches from the enemy, tho earth  ��������� by thoughtless housewives ami'.''idle ' thrown up in front of a-parapet-be-  a.pprenticcs." Now und then tho '"S cunningly screened hy leaves,  thoroughfare would im: elonn---.*irim- ��������� brushwood, grass, or anything tbo  mer breezes after* rain. Anyhow, j color of the ground in the vicinity to  nothing could nuiv the picturesque- i prevent detection. -A parapet thus  liesw of tho street. Sedan chair s ^screei.e.l is of the utmost service to  '.veie-carried  hither and  thither,    at-j tliu  marksman,  t.em!>;il nl. night by link-boys nrrd j Another effective method used by  ii'.T;r-.*i!on.'illy i.'iifli'.'iipl.cd by maraud- ; crack shots Is .a rifle pit. This is  iii;T foot puds.. ��������� Ilobivlgs and buckled'simply a large circular' hole, some  .sIk.'cj -were in fashion, and live mis- four feet deep, dug; In the ground,  collrcuoM-iii     pcdestFinns    who    passed J witli  tho  loose  earth  thrown  around  JAPAN'S   CAPITAL.  Scenes in an Interesting People's  Principal City.  Tokio, perhaps the mo������( interesting of thc world's capitals nt Pro-  sent, was formei ly known as Yedo  or Yeddu. It stands on tho banks  of tho Samida, which is unnavigablo  owing to the silting up of the mouth  tho port being Yokohama. It is  quite a considerable place with a  population of about a million and a  half, but it exhibits a strange mixture of the up-to-date and the mediaeval. Tho streets in many places  arc narrow and irregular and do not  permit of heavy trallic, while tlio  pavement cf pebbles ret in clay, excellent in fine weather, is not in  rainy seasons a pleasant promenade.  The principal streets in the business  quarters arc lighted by electricity or  gas, or in somo cases by oil lamps,  but in most parts''of. the town ,it is  a question of darkness made visible,  while in some parts there is no attempt at public lighting at nil, and  tho wayfarer must carry his own  lantern. Similarly the rickshaw, or  coolie propelled hansom, exists sido  by side with the electric trams. The  lower part of the city covering tho  river fiats is intersected by canals  which, with their picturesque bridges  form one of the. most ;-triking features of the city. Ono of these, culled- the Bridge cf Japan,  is the   con-  Corca is a land of extreme beauty  and fertility, though it has for  years suffered from certain political  evils which wo may the morc easily  understand as they have analogies  nearer homo. Jt has a land question almost identical with tho Irish  land question, except that, in Ireland, the landlords wore additionally  odious as representatives of foreign  conquest and foreign domination, the  rule of nn alien race and an alien  faith. But in both Corea. and Ireland the heart of the land question,  economically * speaking, -was th������>  same; a ycar-lo-year tenancy which  gave the landlord the right to raise  thc rent every time the tenant. improved his holding by clearing,  draining, building, or fertilizing.  This system in Corea, as in Ireland,  kept Jthe peasant tlass iii perpetual  poverty, and 'made all hope of progress for them impossible. The absenteeism of the Irish landlords was  repeated in Corea, as tlio land-owning class invariably streamed to the  capital, to take party in its pleasures and amusements, and to participate in the court life, which, for  splendor of pagentry and costumes,  and for elaborate detail of etiquette,  was a close second to the court of  Vienna in' the days before Sadowa  and the legislative secession of Hungary.  A second evil, anci a. very seriou.**  one, in Corea, we can best realize by  what wc have recently read of Bulgarian-Macedonia under "Turkish  rule; it is tl e evil of tax-farming  lined with extortion and dishonesty.  A political writer of much' acutonesi)  has spoken of tlie Constantinople  hierarchy in the Koumania of olden  dajs as "a cascade of simony"; we  might, with some justice, speak of  the governmental system of Corea as  a, "cascade of extortion." The peasant groans an'd pays the bill, just  as he does in tho practically Ofcudal  India of to-day. B*rt the Corean  peasant ls further thc victim of a  cruel and barbarous criminal law,  with punishments as capricious as  they are severe, and here the Indian  ryot has immeasurably tho advan-  ttfgcT���������since; ln_tlic"British'-lndian  Empire, the law can neither be  bought nor delayed.  JAPAN'S MISSIONARY ZRAL.  Add to this that thc central government hns never assimilated tho  modern doctrine that governments  exist for the good of the people, and  to develop and 'distribute the resources of the country; and that the  Corean army was a costly luxury of  the court, but wholly inellicacious  against foreign foes, and we havo n  fairly trim estimate of thc internal  condition of the Heriuil Kingdom.  Noi' can it bc doubled thut Japan  was inspired b.v genuine missionary  yeai. acconipanio'd, without doubt,  by feelings less disinterested, in her  attempt to modernize Corea, immediately before and during the war  with* China in 1894. Japan I.'a'd  then somo sixteen years of civilized  existence, in our modern democratic  sense, to her credit., and had certainly done wonders within that  time' Her intentions towards Corea  involved an equally sweeping reformation for the laud of "Morning  Calm."- But more then sixteen  yoais of national life nre needed before a kingdom can safely' become  the mentor of another, especially if  that other strenuously, objects, and  has already,' through fifteen centuries of calamitous invasions, grown  to distrust and hate the would-be reformer. ���������������������������*,.'���������  . The Japanese won't at their task'  with, a certain ruthless/vigor, and  the iiriprifoniiie.it of the Corean sovereignty, anil the murder of tho  Corean' Queen were symptomatic of  their strenuous methods. Ti.cy drew  tip schemes of reform which read admirably, but whicli took no root  among the Coreans, and within three  or four years tho wholo fabric of  "Nuiv  Corea"  thus     violently      born  Japanese influence, and  this duct fine ! Jn.pnn.csi*. War.    i ns (ounirymcn na* e  Wnjjs     Avcrc     handled     nnd     fought  would    undoubtedly    i-o applied      lo J never     forgo Ilien  the  par t  he  placed i thro;ih   u*hoic  dnvs  in  c)of!<;st prox-  Corea.    Willi   our   Chinese     ,������, ln������lo��������� ��������� in lliis c.ucode.        Togo !     they say. . |mftv wilh c;,eulies, it oft4������ ���������e-  laws,  we are hardly  ,���������  a ���������os.!i0���������  to      '������-      was     1 ogo who sank  the, Kow-   fc���������     ,        ���������, ,       hu���������cti   th h      Md  shrrrg.        And they craw a- continent   ., ,.      ,   ������������������..     v ..    . ...   ,  ,  ���������tiigurv from H > through w,th shot drifted for    ma������y  lr. the counc'of the war Togo saw df'K* w|h11'-' the "anf."'' ������' unwound-  n great deal of actual fighting, so ie(1 ���������"���������"-Ivors accomplrshed tasks such  he is a naval man of no little ca-|ns "lak,,r th*? ,n",d ,^eI to th,"V ������'*  le.-ienco. He was present at the , J '}''-v r������"rl.t for life as fiercely us  first battle of I'huiigdo at tho Battle ��������� th,"*v ha'' fnced thc"' human enemies;  of Haivang, took Part in tlio bom- jmu-ked arrd hewed at the wrockage  bnrdmerit of Tangchow, and saw the : nround them so that tho sea might  linni   oierthrow   and   destruction     at j tn-ke  it  auuy  with  its  deadly  danger  complain.���������Harper's Weekly.  THE NELS0fi_ OF JAPAN  ADMIRAL     TOGO,    COMMANDER  OF THE FLEET.  He Was Prominent in Chinese War  and  Knows  What  Fleet  Can Do  More perhaps is heard an'd known  in this country .of tho army of Japan than of her sister service, but  without lier navy she would not, and  could not, bo the centre of the  world's interest as she is to-day.  Admiral Togo, the man irr chief  command at sea of her splendid  fleet, is likely to be' one tho foremost figures of our time, for on him  will devolve, in all probability, us  prodigious a responsibility as fell to  tire lot of Xelson in our own national history.  It is his destiny to wield one of  'he. finest, orre of the most foi mid-  able instruments ever forged.' In her  navy Japan has croa'tcd, .in less than  ten years, as perfect and as tiemen-  dous a fighting machine as any on  the globe. At this perilous crisis in  her fortunes sho has chosen to placo  tho working of this machine in tho  hands of Admiral Togo���������a choice, wc  Woi-IIui-VVoi  of all  that wa.s left  . to   them;   doggedly     stuck     to  the  'I  the Chinese licet- Sor did his ship. [ pumps, cleansc-d the shambles of  the Nnniwa, pass entirely st aiheless i thr.ir ship for the avoidance of pesti-  through these orcl&ils, though she re- jler.ee, and hold at bay thnt sense of  ceived no vital r'unuurc. But the utter weariness and hopelessness  fame of Togo Heihnchiro grew; he | which was the deadliest foo of air.  was known as a man of lcsolution | And the wide, cltan sea-around them  and resource, most of all as a hard jwoited impartially for whatever end  and  determined  fighter. 'was decreed them,  ready to eovcr up'  HUS   I'OSjTKLV  TO-DAY. lall  traces of them if they failed      to  After Ihe war lie was raised to the;live, or boar them bravely ou Its  rank of rear-admiral, and promoted bosom irrto port and safetv.  to tlo r.hiid command in the- Japan- -  cse fleet. Prior to his present appointment he was commancloi-in-,  thiol at Viaizuru, a dockvard on the-0'* n*'a''1>' al> that. I*nr more ter-  Sca of .Japan. JUaizuru is not one of ["le. hut mercifully far more swift,  the largest yaids in the Island Em-;"'11* "> the conflict between hostile  pire, bs.t it may beromo of gieat im- Coots in tho future. There will bo  portaiico as a suitable - port irom (scarcely any such thing as the linger-  which troops can bo despatched to :i'*g agony, lontj drawn out, of the old  Coi ea. owing to its comparative [ days of sea fighting. For one thing,  nearnoifs to that peninsula. His Jmodc-rn ironclad cruisers going into  present ruhk is that of vice-admiral, j action  wJil!  choose  the  lesser  of  two  All information with respect to evils confronting them. Because of  tho Japanese fleet has been so abso-jtho deadly peril of splinters and of  ltttely withheld for the past fow Ifire, everything of wood in their fit-  weeks   by  tin*  censor   that  it  is     not; tings, even to~the boats, will bo\cast  JSERCIi*"ULLY  S'lYIFT.  But  modern sea warfare,has chang  ed on his appointment to the chief  command shows that lie is regarded  as the right man  in thc right place.  A   SIMPLE   GENTLEMAN.  Admit al Togo is now about 55  years of ago. He is not of princely  or noble birth, * but is a simple gentleman, a Samurai of the great  Ss.tsuma clan, as so many of his  fellow-officers are. His senior rank.  Admiral  Count Ito (not to be    con-  | down upon his vessel's deck, and o.it,  I1  J ganglions of energy, through the bot  her  Jn person Admiral Togo is a short. jamid   thc  disinteffPation     of  all  somewhat stout man,  with full black ��������� "  beard  and moustache,  and  a distinc- i.���������_,   ,������������������,,������������������������������������    , _��������� ������������������^. ..��������� ���������*.���������������  ...,-,.: -, *tom. rendering her an cosy target to  lively  Japanese  appeal unto.     jie is. * J     -'*  not a great'talker; indeed, in manner'  he is somewhat reserved.    Above all.  ho    is  a    cool,   resolute,   determined  vory    courageous  sailor,  quick     and  an  uninjured  foe, and hcr sinking    a  matter of minutes.  THE STRICKEN .SHIP.  And   wh������n      she   sinks." stone-Uke���������  Headquarters Staff in Tokio, is also  a Satouma Samurai, and formerly  the whole Japanese fleet was officered ,and manned by the Satsuma, in  tho same way that t**c Japanese  army was drawn from the Choshu  clan. Nowadays neither navy nor  army is entirely given ovcr to these,  the two most powerful of the clans  of Japan; but many men from all  over thc empire nre to he found in  both' services. Whon Togo entered  tho navy, however, its whole personnel was Saleuma.  Admiral Togo received a great part  of his education at the .Naval Col-  lego, Greenwich, where Ire went  through thc regular courses of instruction current some thirty odd  years ago. He thus understands a  good���������dcal-of-the-history��������� trainirig,-  and traditions of the British Navy,  nnd ho has brought the knowledge  thus acquired to bear on his own  with excellent cllect, Iteturning to  Japan, ho was employed in vaiious  capacities. In    1894,   when     war  broke out betweon China and Japan,  ho wns in command of the Nunlwn,  a cruiser of 3,C."0   tons,   ono  of  the  alert of jjrocetion, but calm and tin-'jpumping being, if possible to a yet  precipitate in action. He knons his !undamaged engine, a manifont . ab-  fleet well���������knows what it can do to'surdity in that rent fabric of stool���������  ;i  nicety,   lie  knows  the spirit,   andjvrith lier must go all hor crew.        It   ed to  mercifully  . _     . _      - rors   of  pan    confidently expects  much    from  the old   wooden    ships floating     on;  fused     with     his namesake Marquis   "  n���������,y* ,-,'���������    K"0"V'!(r .sp,,,li   an''   w,tn hpr niust &������ a������ h,'r crcw*  Ito),  who  was in  chief comni'i wl  of   temper of hrs  men,  freshly arid pn.s-'m���������y sound cruel and hard-heartc  the navy during"the   ObinTday^o\sio"iacY "V^  ^  l"Js.'������!"������ ^ T *   speak  of  their     ond  being merci  War. and is now chief ���������f the    NavaH "3r's"mill������ .*-'���������������; oi   pnUioti������in.     Ja-jBwift, but. in view of the norror  him and them, and lias no fear that  Uiey will disappoint her fervent anticipations.  ENGLISH POTTERY DISTRICTS.  Tho terrible social conditions prevalent in the pottery districts of  Staffordshire, England, have aroused  recently a great deal of attention,  and philanthropists and reformers  are now busy investigating the  causes of the demoralization and  suggesting remedies for it. It appears that woman labor has a good  deal  to  do  with    the    trouble,     and  veritable charnel-houses, when - tlie  battle was over, there was hardly  any other term applicable.  The modern man-of-war xvill not,  at any rate, prolong tho agonies of  her crow when she is scuttled. She  will go down quick into the pit in  c halo of steam, a whirling yortex  of waves, and in live minutes from  thc commencement of hor downward  plunge there will be no sign that sbe  has even been, and only if other ve>-  sMs bc very near will there be any  possible chance of saving the Itand-  I fui   of  stalwart   swimmers   whose   su-  ,.     .. , ., .,        .. . .      ti tit    oi    aiui������, ii.    o" niuuti .i     .,   lusc    r, u���������  that    makes  the situation  of prettv i'    , "���������_      ���������,,.,, ,,_   ,,���������,.-   .������������������������������������������������������,' ���������  general interest,   here as well  as    i i j'^rhum,sin      ������������������U.W������������*   haie   wrenched  England.      The  women  do  the  work \\heai .tlc',r "f     t5ie devouring, _ down-  dragging eddies.  NOTHING   rilEVKNTS.  ;..gi  more cheaply  than     the men     would J  and_so- i.cducc..ilic.men's_cha;icc.*- of_!___, , ��������� .   getting work. Working late in tho i T1;e P".">P and pageantry of sea  potteries thev neglect their homes- i ^rtare in Nelsons clay, with its.  tho children me left with "dav 'Stripped crowds of men swarming  nurses." So when the husband ahout the encumbered decks, and  comes from his work���������if he ha-*" anv istreaming flags from every mast,  ���������he finds the homo deserted, and nf- h:lV0 Pon0 with the towering ranges  tor he has In ought in the children!0' s**ils and nimble sailors who leapt  from tho day nurse ho iiaturolly goes {about aloft handling them even dur-  o!T to somo "pub," where he finds ing the height of battle. The new  vessels composing     what  was      then ! Hg***.  warmth and company,  and his j man-of-war goes into the  fight grim.  irnl   point  front   which   all   distances iunder Japanese auspices 'toppled and  in Japan are calculated. |feu ^ pieces.   Thc Japanese had se*  known ns tho First Flying Squadron  of the Japanese navy. During tho  war ho greatly distinguished himself,  and earned the reputation of being a  first-class fighting man.  SINKING  THR   KOWSHINO.  It was in connection witli the episode of the sinking of tho Kowshing  that his namo first came into worldwide prominence. At the time some  adverse criticisms of his action on  that occasion were .hoard, but these  died away on a. fuller knowledge of  the     circumstances.        The story re-  wife, when she has finished her day's ! unadorned, and apparently proceed-  work, i.s very apt to do the same ing by her own volition, like some  In other words, woman work practi- '.unthinkable marine monster begotten  cully abolishes  homo  life,     am!      thc^of tho cider slime.  stato of affairs which is arousing Nor will the elements interlerr  much  horror follows cabily enough.     .either  to  retard  or  accelerate   the  is-   -������  J sues as onco thev did.   Whether it be  OUU ritF.MlF.lt INDUSTRY. 'calm or storm, blue sky or- fog. night  Thc exports of Canadian farm pro-ior day, the battle will be joined.  di.ee���������our sales    lo  other countries���������{    Fog is thc only elemental condition  wore  fourteen   millions  greater     histjthat  succeeds     in  making the great.  year  than  all  our other exports put!wide sea look a  little    piaco,    where  together���������greater than all  the    com-.not merely navies have no room     to  bined  sales  abroad  from  our  forests, i float,   but     it   seems     impossible     to  our  fisheries,   our    mines,  our manu- -avoid colliding    with    the only other  veals something of the character   of I factures.   our  ships.    Canada's    total Jship thet  wnis in  sight beforo"   thoso  the     ma,      to  it is     worth     telling ; sales  to  other    countries  last     year (fleecy walls of mystery  closed  in np-  ngnln. j came to S214,000,000.     Farm    pro-{on  the -seafarers.     Yet   Uie      modern  It     wns  wearing ou  in   the      year . c|ucu  Kave     511-1,000,000   of      that, .rou warrior among us  i<" trained    to  3 8!)-!. Though there had boen  actual declaration  evident enough that Japan and  China were ubout to tight over  Corea. Warships had been assembled, an'd large bodies of troops wero  either ou the field or wero on tlio  way to tho scene cf conflict. The  Kowshing, a. transport vessel flying  the British flag, with a Briti.*-h' captain and crew, and carrying some  1,100 Chinese foldicrs for Asan, was  110 j Such  is  tho meaning of      agriculture j welcome  of  war,  it was  that    tor. living    condition  to  Canada.    It means  more than  nil ��������� 0f things, to dash     ot   utmost speed  other      industries put together.      To | through  tire thickness,  aud  burst up-  this  supreme   Canadian  ind..������try     it;on  his enen.v  with   Un* sudden  unex-  Is, that Chamberlainism proposes    to  p<,ct0<jncss of the lightning stroke.  give  a  tremendous  advantage  m   thej    Am,   to   ad(J      lo   n)1   these   terrible  world's greatest mar-Kc-t. j conditions of modern  soa warfare we  Z      ^ _. I havo now the submarine. Not content  COULDM-T SI OP  Ii. ! with  the      jnijfhty .arena     of  conliict  I    Thc recent cflort.  of Mr.-Fred  Tny- j afforded  by tire     open  si.rfnic  of the  Hor.  a director  of  n   leading     woollen 'sen.   in  tents, or :<ig.  or call'.!,  the sea  mot  bv  Togo  in   the   Nitniwo,       Who   ,irm  of      ,!iUU'-v'  K,;g-   to  discourage . fight-*.-   '*":st   ������0"   nesrend   into   <!n.*k-  signalcd   to   lier  by  firing   two  blank   smoking  has      not.  beerr  very success- j ���������,,,*     end   r.il-nce.   th*   r.ealm   of   lhe  cartridges   to   stop,   which   sho     did. I'������l-     Th(!  sll,n  "'  S*'   was  olTei'<*d     to arturty   ur.*ucwn.   lc   or-drr   th.-.t       he  Thereafter    a     Japanese      lieutenant i each   .1.000 employes of  the  firm rrho ! n.ay  lit.ply  hurl   ������t   ono     fell  blr,*v  ���������������������������<  went on board the Kowshing with a  peremptory order from Togo that  the transport must proceed no further towards her 'destination, but at.  onco accompany the Nnniwa to tho  main Japanese licet.    Captain    Gals-  should abstain from the use of to-: f.-om n '^���������-���������.-rju.g- volcano. Into b!:i?:r.*/-  bacco in any form for six month.*-. It ; b'ji!*'..;: r-i':r. ������nd death,, ot^ht htinrir-,4,  was ascertained the other day that *r-.c*������. f.r.ti th** revao.-.e of m nitnci-  S00 of the male . operatives have 'al-J polity. For in*:: b.-kf ������*,?o smcii '-id  ready   disqualified   themselves. The iih������   !>r.('.:^-f;;ouuc'.' c."  lie   *���������,-..��������� Fiai'l'  offer extends to womos and giris. It. Uullcn. Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  l*ulili>heil   every  Ttinnulas*-     .Snlwi-riiitlor.  $2  per yt-itr.    Ailvvrtisirii: rules on n|}jilk-;iti������iri.  - Ciuuiae* of iulveriiriL-iiient* must  lit- i.i ln-foie  n--*m on V������*c,liiL'.-il;iy to iiisiirt.- insert i<m,  .!>,!��������� Priiitins in all  its  tiranchus jirouiptly and  irmiIv cXi-cutcl.  Thi-ksi.ay. May 2b, mil.  LOST MINES  Kvery once in  a  while  some*  party  starts to hunt for a  lost   mine.    Some  of the* lost bonanzas have set men mad.  Some   have   lost    their    lives   in   the  deports, and in   many  instances..they  liave  bankrupted   citizens   who   took  stock   in  the   stories.    However    the  lost  mine   lms  hail the advantage of  bringing   out   moro   of   the  forsaken  districts thnn any other cause.  The   old   Breyfogle   mine    in     thc  i southern  desert  has  sent  a'hundred  souls to their ..inker, but it  did result  in the discovery of Jfansbing, and the  Yellow Astor mine has taken  millions  in money from the ground.    It was  a  prospector   who  was looking for the  lost   Breyfogle   who   ran    across  the  desert mines, ami his knowledge soon  became known to the world  with the  result  that  old    mother   earth    lias  turned     over     considerable     of   her  treasure to  the world  and   tlie   men  who bought out tlie lucky prospector.  Out at Tonopah the discovery .came  about by Jim  Buller   looking   forn  mythical mine, and when  he found it  lie   did   not  recognize   the     ground.  Judge  Hawthorn   found   oil'!   of   the  Tonopah mines on ono of his  pilgrimages ottt  that  way,   but  he   lost   his  bearings, and   tho  ground  was  never  again found until the  luck}'   day  Jim  Butler  happened  on   to  it,    says tho  Carson Appeal.  Half of the mines in Nevada that  are now on the map were found by  some one who was on u wild-goose  chase, led there by some story 'of  riches that a prospector had found and  then lost again. Several parties in  every mining town have taken stock  in lost mines and whilo they have  never realized through the ventures,  yet they ate willing lo try again. The  old Snowshoe Thompson mine, which  he lold of on his deathbed, resulted iu  the discovery of the Alpine mines and  prospectors are looking for the oM  mine until this day, and every s-.aion  brings in a new property from the  effect of the hunt. The case is the  same in every country antl section.  It's the lost mines that tire bringing  out the new ones, and so long as  people believe theic will be new  ground found where the old was lost.  ���������E. & M. Review. San Francisco,  A PECULIAR FEATURE OF  CONTRACT.  It will appear to the average volei  that tlie Grand Tiunk, having induced  the government to builcl-$151.000,00t.  worth of the new transcontinental  railway, while the company pays foi  only SM.500,000 worth of it, would  have been satisfied. But there seeim*  to be no limit to the demands of tlu-  UTefrwHoTiTeengirreeHiig'tlie deal��������� I ri  addition lo the concessions set forth,  the Grand Tiunk drovo the government into an arrangement where!.}  tlie country, tit the end of the company's fifty year li*a-e, will bo compelled to take over such non paying  brunches ns the company may elect to  dispose of. Of course the country will  be forced to hold the bankrupt portions of the line.  But the government, in addition to  assenting to such generous  terms for  the company, huve stipulated that, at  the end of the lease, the  Grand Trunk  shall have running rights   for a f in-  ther   period   of  fifty   years  over the  Eastern   division.     That  ii.ieans.thnt  the Grand Trunk  will be iu n position  to compete with  the government ovei  a line built  exclusively  by the people.  But this  section  of   the rood extendi,  only   to   Winnipeg, and   will  include  ouly such feeders as the Grand Trunk  will   have   found   to   be unprofitable.  The  Grand Trunk on the other hand  will bold the AVestern section and the  paying   branches.     On none of  these  will the government have the right to  run its trains.   Why should the Grand  Trunk get running rights on the government section,   whilst  the latter i.s  to   be   shut out from   the company's  territory?     Could   a  more ridiculous  arrangement  be  imagined ?   But it is  to such a scheme that Sir W. Laurier  tjjas committed Canada.  Work on Grand Trunk Pacific  to Commence in B. C Simultaneously With Starting of  Construction on the Eastern  Sections.  "Work on tlie construction of the  Grand Trunk Pacific railway will coin  muiico on the I'acilic cotist end ol" the  line simultaneously wilh tliu beginning of operations on the eastern  sections. A provision to this elfect  will bo incorporated in the bill now  before parlirimisiit. This highly im  poi'tiint piece of news was received  .Saturday by ollicials of the Victoria  Board of Trade, which lias been active  in endeavoring to secure government  consent to such astipulation.  The announcement will be hailed  with the keenest pleasure by the people of British. Columbia, indicating as  it does an era of unprecedented  activity on this const. The arrangement obviously implies that the vast  equipment necessary to nntke a commencement on construction work on  the Pacific Coast will require to be  transported from British Columbia  ports to the scone of operations, thus  creating a great activity in shipping  and furnishing employ incut to a host  of men.  The outfitting of the big party, the  huge quantity of supplies lreeded, lire  demand for horses, and the other  requirements of such a lingo undertaking, implies the certainty of a  tremendous impetus lo industrial  conditions, and a commercial awakening such ns has never before been  witnessed on this coast.  It will bo recalled that during Uio  construction of the C. P. R. the Pacific  Coast benefitted to a- vory small degree  ���������equipment and supplies following  tlio rails fronr the cast; but even then  n great throb of activity was felt in  British Columbia. Now, however,  wilh the certainty that construction  will commence from the Pacific Co.isi  simultaneously with beginning work  on the eastern sections, there is the  gnu ran tee of (he ushering in of an era  of unparalleled prosperity. Go( d  times in the truest and best sense t f  the phrase, will bo present, lo the  people and tlio upbuilding and development of tlio land whose resources  are unequalled in any similar area on  the globe.���������Colonist.  anil truck fanning pay large profits  heciutso the fili-iniu'gets his products  into market six Weeks earlier than the  farmer of any other section. Rice  growing, sugar cane growing and the  making ot* sugar, cotton growing  brings to tho lariners large return  and these crops are sure. No droughts  to cruise a failure. Where people are  making money is thu place to loan for  sure aird safe return of principal and  utorest.  I givo as reference Hon. Walter  Clark, Cliief Justice of Supreme Court  for North Carolina, Raleigh, N. C:  Mr. .loseplius Daniels, Editor Daily  News and Observer, the leading daily  pi North Carolina, Raleigh; Mr. .lohn  il. Slrurp, Treasurer Seaboard Ail  Lino Railway, Portsmouth, Va., and  Mr. E. If. Clement, Editor Daily  Transcript, Boston, Mass. ��������� If you  want any information abuut the  Soutli, its lands, water powers, best  place to spend winter, etc., as well as  loaning money, write me audi will  gladly reply. Address John T.  Patiiuk,Pitiebliiil'. N. 0.  L*EGAL  NOTICE.  Xotice in liureliy rIvbii that thirty tiny* nftur  (Into 1 intcnil to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Limits (mil Works for a spoei'd license to cut  nrril enrrv nway timber from the following ile-  serilicil hi mis in the West Kootenay distriet:  1. Ciiiiiniencinj; nt a post marked "li. McUetui's  south east corner post." nml planted nt the west  bank of the Columbia river opposite the lndutli of  I lolilicli ereek, theuce north b'o chains, tlience  west So chains, theuce south SO cluiiiis. tiieuee  east Sll chnins to tlie place of commencement.  2. Commencing atn post marked "I**. Mcl.etm's  north cast corner post,".iurd planted nt the west  bunk of the Columbia river opposite the mouth of  lloldieh creek, tlience south So ciiains, thence  west SO ciiains, thence north SO chains, tlience  east SO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this ilth dny of April, lDo-1.  ml2 K. McllKAN.  JOHN MANNING SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  First Street - - Revelstoke, B. 0.  fjAUVEY, M'CARTGR ,t PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Ktc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada.  Company tuiiils to loan niS percent.  yniST Stiieet, ltevelstoke U. 0.  SOCIETIES.  Red Rose Degree meets second n.nd fourth  Tuesdays ofeaeli month; White Rose Degree  meets third Tuesday of eneh quarter, irr Oddfellows Hall.  Visitine bretl.ro r welcome  T. II.BAKKIt, II. COOKE,  President. Secrerary.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tlrat thirty days after  date I intend to apply to thc Chief (,'ouimissioii(.r  of l.aiuls anil Works for a special license to cut  anil carry awny timber froni the following described lauds in the West Kootenay district:  "Commencing ut a post maiked "l'i. McBean's  Miuth west corner pint," and planted at the side ul  Ihellig J'end tr.iil ahout .1 miles north uf Tlowuie  creek, tlience north SO chains, thence cast Sll  eliains, thcut-e soutii so chains, tlrence west So  ehainsto the place of c.imiucucenieiit.  Dated tliis 2nd day of May, 19.i4.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1658.  .Regular meetings are held in thc  Oddfellow's Hall un the Third Friday of each month, at 8 p..11. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  nil \V. B. I'LKMI***(!, W.M  J. ACHESON, Kee.-See.  KOOTENAY STAK, P.. B. P.  Meets on First Tuesday of every month, in  I. 0. O.K. Hall.  J. ACHESON. Vi. P.  J. H, ARMIiTKONCI, Keg.  Cold Range  Lodge, IC. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, 8. C,  MEETS   EVERY   WEDNESDAY  in   Oddfellows'     Hall   at S  o'clock.     Visiting   Knights  arc  cordially Invited.  A.J. HOWE, C. C.  J. \V. DENNETT, K. of R. <*c S.  II. A. BROW.*., Master of Finance.  FANCY CAKES  AND CONFECTIONERY  If you wiurt the above wu can  supply you with anything in this  line..  '1'ttY OUB  WHOLESOME  White and Brown Bread  Sguii-bs and Buns  Dances and I'riv.-iti- Tallies Catered To.  Kali .Stock of Kxeellent Candies.  yvtmtavmrviem'liA'imy fyyq������M"arei  8  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME   BEEF.     PORK.   MDiTON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  A. E.   BENNISON,  Mackenzie Avenue.  e  c90*o**ao*o*ee************  *i**+*+*{~t+*l'*+*o.J*+**********'>  FINE TAILORING  IK SPRINC SUITINGS  AMD OVERCOATINGS  K*  *-  >*���������  >r  *  ���������J*  ���������*-  $  t  9  ii-  ���������������.  ������v*  *  r>  Ur  r~  ���������5*  ���������5*  ���������T**-f*'V*I'*'f*'J**t****f'*t'������***T*',f ***���������(!���������****  , "We have a handsome assortment to  choose from nt prices that should bo  taiiM-.'tive to careful buyers.  Everything   strictly  up-to-date    irr  style, ht and linisli.  THE ONLY UNION SHOP IN TOWN  M. A. WILSON,  Gr.idiiatti of Mitchell's Sdiool of Oar-  immt Cutting, New York.     '  Kaiatilishmeiit���������Next.Taylor   Block.  M. A. SMITH & CO.,  .Successors to A. N. Smith.  ml>  I-:. Mi-Ill*: AX.  Baby Boy Fell from Window of  Moving Train.  "Winnipeg. Mini.. Mny 21.���������A hoy  l.iliy, one yenr old. the son of Mrs.  .fnHies A. Perry, from England nn  route for Vancouver, foil from an open  window of ri passenger oar of the regular transcontinental from the east  today. Though the train was travel  ing nt the rate of '.10 miles an hour, the  .nfiint was not fatally injured. The  -���������scape from instant death wa.s miraculous, and the saving of the baby's  life if probably due to the dangerous  iieroisin of XV. Deit rich,chief electrical  engineer of the C. P. R., who was a  lUissenger on the train. Mrs. Perry  rad_a_n_umbpr__pf_children with her,  mil the youngest, while playing at an  upen window lost its balance when the  train struck a curve in the Irack aborrt  tliirty miles this side of liat Portage,  .ind just a short distance west of a  s-iiiill station. A number of passengers i-aw llu* baby disappear and <n>-  .���������i.iiiu ln~t in a cloud of dtisl beside; the  track iii the I rain sped on al full speed.  The conductor pulled the hell-cord.  Imt liefore he had time to gut the train  ���������(lowed down Mr. Deitrich Irad swung  from the swiftly moving express and  :tlso became enveloped in a cloud of  .lust, away to the rear. The train was  not slopped till lhe next station about  fifteen rrriles further west, was reached  .tnd there the conductor waited until  he received a message from Deitrich  nfor-rriirig   hirrr    llraL   the   baby  Manager Wanted.  Trustworthy lady or gentleman to  manage? business in this county and  adjoining territory for well and favorably known house of solid financial  standing. $20.00 straight cash salary  and expenses paid each Monday by  check direct fiom headquarters. Expense money advanced. Position permanent.    Address Manager, 810 Como  Ulock, Chicago, Illinois.  ;25-12  OF  225  orses  AT THK  and  hirrr   llraL   th  himself were safe.  Mr. Deitrich, on finding the child,  carried it to a nearby house, and hn.s-  imii'd to llio village, where he pio-  ���������jnred liie services of I wo medical men  tnd a special engine. The child was*  unconscious when picked up, but, the  doctors pronounced its injuries not  fatal.  Four  and a half per  cent   on  First Mortgage Loan.  If you have money out at two l.o  four per ceirt, write to lire undersigned, who can place your money so  it will net you ff ur and one half per  cent on first-class city property where  the insurance on the pioperty will  cover the full amount of loan.  The people of the South are. making  more money than the people of any  section of the union.     Fruit growing  STOCK YARDS, CALGARY  Comprising Draught Horses.  General Purpose, Drivers, Saddle Horses, Cuw Ponies. Stallions.  OX  Friday, May 27th,  AT TF.N" A.M.  Entries should bt* sent in without delay.  Hoises should be on grounds  tlie day before or not later  than 8 a.m. on morning of sale  for inspection of buyers And  proper classification of entries.  THE ALBERTA STOCK YARDS  COMPANY,   LIMITED.  P. O. Box, SI6. Calgary.   Koom 21. Herald Block.  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Alining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  SI'ISCrALTIHS :  Kxainiiidtion and reports on Mining  rrupertied.  Specifieixtiorr   and Construction   o  Alining Machinery.  Mill  Tests   of  Ores and   Concentrates.  Bedford McNeil] Code:J  COWAN' 1JI.OCK, Kevelstoke, IJ. C.  MOSCROP  BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,   Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fitting's.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  BAKEH8 AND CONFECTIONERS  1'iesli and Complete Lino of Groceries.  Jas. I. Woodrow  UTCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc,  Fish and Game in Season....   '  All orders promptly filled. ���������  CornK."i^i:rseetss. RBYBMS0EB, B.S  Eg*gs for Hatching  Bronze turkey eggs, 2iic each; Poldn  duck eggs. 11 for" SI; a few Black  Minorca eggs. V.i for SI: Bard P. Iiock  eggs, VI for- SI or six dollars pet- 100.  Agent for Chatham incubators and  Brooders.  fl in  JOr-IX JOHNSON,  Canoe Creek. Sa'nron Arm, B. C  UNION HOTEL  FIRST  CLASS   S2   PER   DAY  HOUSE  Choice Brands of Winee, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LAUCHTOK, Prop.  First,  Street.  FROM    S45.0O  Agent for the famous cushion frame  wheels���������all roads good roads with the  cushion frames.  Bicycle fillings, Dunlop, M. and W.,  and Single tithe tires, immps, hells,  gas and oil lamps, handle grips, saddles, valves. Morrow coaster brakes,  etc.    Wheels repaired.  Cycle Depot  Bac!<   of Roy Smythe's Tobacco Store.  L1GNT2URN**,  Manager.  NEWLY 8U5LT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FIRST-CLASS  THE   BAR    TS    SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  MEN WANTED  TWKNTY-FIVK (25) BUSH   MEN  wanted hy  MG BEND L17MBKII CO.,  AUBOWHEAD, B. C  FRUITiOl DAIRY fARMS  FOR SALE  fjinil for mhIo in IjuIh to suil, from  2l) acres up to W), in the heat fruit  growing section of the Okanagan  district orr main line of the C.lMt.  APPLY TO  J. W. McCallum  Salmon Ann, B. 0.  ���������������^ UNION -^afir  Cigar   Factory  RKVKI-STOKE,    R.C.        '  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYAHT & OILMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.   ^Established 1S90  ASSAY V/0RK CF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Tests made up to 2,0001bs.  A specialty made of cheeking Smelter  I'tillm.  Sumples from the Interior by mail or  exoress prornptlj- attended to.  0orresj,oriiJenee solicited.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  !*.2*'3XS������S������������������2>S������'^^  H. W. Edwards,^  Taxidermist.  DEKR    MEADS,    IJIRDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, -_ - B. C  Pino Clad Sand Hills of  North Carolina; Pine  Bluff.  A Two-Cunt Stamp for  Booklet.  jjif^. -  ������ FOR YOUR EYES  ������<*-  <8)9*������  To wear good glasses. To those who liave to work  and feci that their oyes aro continually aching  from that cause should wear a pair. ** The trouble is  that the majority of people do not know that the  ri^ht fflassos will give that needed rest.  WIS AVILT. EXAMINE YOUR EYES FREE OF  CHARGE, and if you feel that you tire justified in  wearing glasses we can lit you. A-largo quantity  always in stock.  WATCHMAKER,  AND OPTICIAN  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  J. GUY BARBER,   -   Jeweller, Optician  Wholesaie & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,  Revelstoke* B. C.  REOPENED  REMODELED  estaurant  Two Doors South of the New Imperial   Bank  Premises formerly occupied by Union Restaurant.  Mrs. McKitrick, Manageress.  .Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Terms Moderate.  F. C. ALLEN,  HKCHKTAHV  HOAItl) OK TI1AT11*.  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  Brands:  OUR   SPECIAL   and THE   UNION  AU.  GOODS   UNION   MADE W.  'Owl'  Restaurant  YODO FUJIr,  PROI'.  'BEST EATING HOUSE IN  TIIE CITY.  MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  Atrial nn-1 l������������ ccnvlnrod that it will ttlvo results  nun; ttwl laHtfrttf. Ciitob wt*iil:iifi!i* nt ict umli,--  vijlfip-fi'.l or%nm, Ktri'-ttirc tuul varlcocuk*. Semi  Htftttip fnr Inntlc ������������nt mm led fn plain envelope*,  THK   HTICB.VVA  HKAf.Til A I'UANCK CO  7lit (Jonlfn'ft .Street, U"ent, Viuieonvur, ]t.C.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords,  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  l-firge, Light bedrooms.  Rat;s $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone,  ��������� Prop.  J. B. CRESSMAN   Ttlt ART TAILOR.  TALKS ABOUT  SPRING CLOTHING  If you buy .your Spring  Suit from CBE8S&1AN. it is  sure to lie correct in every  \ particular, And Why ?���������Be-  cause he sells the Best Goods  to be had.  Oiu* help���������you enn procure  nothing better; mid Out*Guarantee goes wilh every Garment, the Genuine Custo.u  Tailors Union Label.  What more do you want���������  The Genuine Goods, Modern  Cut, Fit and Maku��������� All Guaranteed.  OUR SPRING SHIPMENTS <  are more complete and comprise not only our usual large display  but Novelties in Scotch Suitiugs, Fancy Vesturgs and Trouserings  that cannot be seen outside this store in this section,  said that the Scotch Tweeds -ive are showing are  It lias been  admirers of nice goods,  to order.  THE ADMIRATION OF ALL  Xndies High  Class Custom   Tailoring  J. B. Cressman, Revelstoke  i  '.*���������  ' il  (> i  <*  i  ii  1  -rj-iys.Tttr*������r::re <s-  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given Ihat thirty clays  after date I intend to ripply to Ihe Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and' carry away  timber from Ilie following described lands  situated on Turn Turn Lake7=^;-ilIooet  district, H. C.  r. Commencing at a post marked "A  Linebarger's South West Corner Post,"  planted on tl.o east side of Kinib-iskut  Creek, about three m������les up from- Turn  Tun. Lake, thenee nortli So chains, thence  east So chains, tlience south So chains,  tlience west So chains to point of commencement.  Daled this 2;nd dav* of April, 1904.  2. Commencing at a post marked "A.  Linebarger's North East Corner Post,"  planted on the east side ol Kirnbasket  Creek, about live miles up from Turn Turn  Tutu Lake, thence south So chains, thence  West So chains, tlrence north So chains,  tlience east So chains lo point of commencement.   1: .  Dated this 23rd day of April. 1904.  A.  LINEBARGER.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty day  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands iind Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the lollowing described lands  shunted on Turn Turn Lake, Lillooet  Districl, B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "C.  Linebarger's North West Corrrer- 1'ost,"  planted nbout three miles north Irom foot  ot Turn Turn Lake, on East side of Kirnbasket Creek, thence south 160 chains,  thence east 40 chains, thence norlh 160  chains,|thence west 40 chains lo point of  commencement.  ��������� i. Commencing at a post marked "C.  Linebarger's North West Corner Host,"  planted on the east side of Ivimbasket  Creek, about three miles above Turn Turn  Lake, thence south 160 chains, thence  easl 40 chains, thence north 160 chains,  thence west 40 chains to point of commencement.  Dated tliis 22nd dav of April. 1904.  c; LINEBARGER,  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that tliirty days nfter date  I intend t������K apply to the Chief Corumiisionei- nf  Lamls run! Works for a special licence to cut and  carry away timber from tiro following described  lands irr the West Kootenav district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "11. G. Parson's south oust corner post" arid planted at  abottbone mile north of tlte Columbia river, back  of Strawberry l*'lat, thonce north Sll chains, tiieuee  west SOchaius, thence south SOchaius, thence east  SO chains to tire place of conrmeirceiuem.  2. Commencing nt a post marked "H. G. Parson's soutli west corner post" and planted at  ahont one mile north of the liank of the I'olurnbia  river, back of Strawberry Flat, thenee nortli SO  chains, thence east SI) chains, ..hence soutii SO  chains, therrce west SO chains to the place of  commencement.  Dated this -Mth day ofMarch, 1004.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that sixty days after date  I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands aud Works for permission to purchase  tlte following descrilied lamls situated on the  North side of Upper Arrow Lake near tlie mouth  of Columbia lttver in West Kootenay District  commencing at a post planted ou tlie north side of  Upper Arrow Lake and on the Kast boundary of  Lot 3S4, Group One, and marked T. Kilpatrrck'a  south west cornei post; theuce rrorth 20 clrairrs:  therrce east (10 ciiains; therrce south 20 chains;  theuce west 00 chains to the point of commencement, containing l-ioacres more or less.  Dated this -J3rd day of February, win.  T. KILPATRICK.  rnch'il  II. O. PAHSON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works tor a special licence to rut  and carryaway timber front the following described lands in tire West Kooteuay district:  1. Commencing at apost marked -'M.J.Par-  sou** south west corner post" and plarrted at  about one aud one-fourth luiles from the mouth of  Hoi lich creek and on tjie east bank of said creek,  tlrence north 100 clrairrs, theuce east 40 chains,  theuce south 1110 chains, thence west 40 chains to  the place of commencement.  2. Coinriieiicingat 11 post' marked ."M. .1. Parson's south east e oner post" aud planted ataliout  one and one-fourth miles from thu mouth of llol-  dich eruok and ou the east bank of said creek,  therrce nortli 100 .chains, thence-west 40 chains,  theuce sooth MO chains, therrce east 40 chnins to  thc place of commencement.:  Dated this 25th day of March, 1004.  cliSl  31. J. PARSON.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that tliirty days  after date I intend lo apply lo the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works, for a  special license to cut and carrv away  ti nber from the following described larrds,  situaled on Turn T11.11 Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "R.  Linebarger's South West Cornei- Post,"  planted about one mile north from Sugar  Creek, on the east boundary of T, A.  Kallihee's Limit, thence nortli 160 chains,  tlrenceeast 40 chains, thence south r6o  chains, thence west 40 chains to point of  corn mencement.  Dated (Iris 26th dav of April, ^34.  R. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby giverr that thirty days  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands,  situated, orr Turn .Tunr Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked " Jay  Linebarger's South East Corner Post,"  planted al the Norlli West corner- of N.  Linebarger's Number One Limit on the  West' side of Turn Turn Lake, therrce  "north .60 chains, thence west 40 chains,  thence south 160 chains, thence east .40  chains 10 point of commencement.  Dated this 22nd dtrv of April, rgo4.  JAY LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that-thirty days after  date .1 ir.terrd to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Larrds and Works foraspecial licence to cut arrd  carry awny timber from the following described  lands In the West Kootenay district: ��������� '  .  1. Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  south west corner post" anil planted at about one  mile north of the Columbia river at P. Peterson's  south east corner, thence norLli 80 chains, theuce  east SO chaius, tlieiiee south SO chains, therrce west  SO chains to the place of commencement.    ;  ii Commencing atapost mnrked"D. Woolsey's  south east corner post" and planted at about one-  mile north of the Columbia niver at P. Peterson's  south cast corner, theuce north 80 chains, therrce  west SO chains, tlrence south 80 chains, therrce  east SO clrairrs to the place of c������ mmeucemerrt.  Ddteit this 23rd day of March, 1904.  D. WOOLSEY.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given that CO days after date I  will applv to the 1 hief Commissioner of Larrds  and Works for a special licence to cnt and carry  away timber from the following described lands:  Commencing at W. Sutherland'* south east post  situate ou thu west bank of the north fork of  Fastall Creek, thence north 100 chains, therrce  west 40 chains, therrce soutii 100 chains, thence  east 40 chains to the poirrt of commencement.  Arrd  Commencing at W. Sutherland's south west corner post, situate about oncquarter of a mile north  west from the south west comer of Lot 871, therrce  sorrth SO chains, thence east SO chaius, therrce  uorth 80 chains, thence west 80 strains to the  point of commencement.  ��������� Dated 15th Marcli, 1904. *.  W, SUTHERLAND.  nichSl  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty daysafter  dat*i I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands ami Works for a special licence to cut  ami carry away tl.itl.er front the following described  landsin the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post planted about 11  quarter of a mile nortli ol Downie ereek trail  and'about--four milesup from rhe llig Bend  trail untl:. marked .���������'(*; H. Nagle's south west  (���������nriicr." then e north in chains, theneo cast  100 rhaiii-:, 'hence soulli 40 chains, theuce  west 100 chains ro inilial pott.  2 Commencing at a post planted on tlio side  of Ihe liowniucreek rrail about three und one-  half iniles up from the Hig llcnd trail and  marked "fl. II. Nagle's north west corner,"  thoucecastSOchiilrif, thencu south SOchaius,  tlrence west SO chains, thence north SO chains  to initial post  Dated this 30th April. 1*.Ot.  3 Commencing at n post planted on the  north bank of Dnvnle "reel: about two miles  Irom thc month and marked "G. It. Nagle's  south east corner,-' thence north SO chains,  theuce west Sll chains thenee soutli 80 chain-,  thence east SO elialus to thc initial post.  Dated this 3rd dny of May, 1C01.  NOTICE, -  Notice is hereby given that two months after  the publication of tins notice I intend to apply to  the Cliief Commissioner of Lauds arrd Works for  permission to purchase the following described  lands situate on the north sido of Upper Arrow-  Lake, in West Kootenay district: ��������� ���������  Commencing ata post planted near the Indian  graveyard, about half a mrle east of the Canadian  Pacilfe Karlwav Company's station at Arrowhead  and marked "Jas. II. Nelson's rrorth west corrrer,"  thenee east 80 chains, thonce south to the shoi-i  line of Arrow lake, 20 chains more or less; thence  west along the shore line SO chains more or less,  tlience.north 20 chains more or less to thc pointof  commencement. . -   -  Dated this 15th day of January, 1904.  JAS. H.NELSON.  NOTICE.  11112  G. B. NAGLE.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty da3's  afler dale I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissionerof Lands and Works tor a  special license to cut and carry awny  timber from the following described lands  situated on Turn Tuin Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  I. Commencing at a post marked " T.  Linebarger's South East Corner Post,"  planted on the east' side of Kirnbasket  Creek, about five miles upfrom Turn Turn  Lake, liienee norlli 80 chains, l|ience  west 80 chains, thence boutl* So chains,  ihence east 80 chains to point ot commencement.  Dated this' 23rd day of April, 1904.  . S. Commencing at apost marked "T,  Lineljitrjfer's South West Corner*- Post,"-  planted on C, Linebarger's East line-of  Wuniber.Two Limit, and on* South side or  Cedar Creek, thente north 40 chains,  thence east 160 chains, .tlience soutli 40  chains, thence west 160 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this 22nd dav of April, 1904.  T. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  ' Notice is hereby given that the undersigned  have submitted to the Licuienaiil-Govcruor-iii  Council n proposal under the provisions of the  ttivers and Streams Act for the clearing aud  removing of obstructions from the Columbia  River arrd Upper Arrow Lake at or about lire  poirrt whore snid river empties into Upper Arrow Lake near Arrowhead, West Kootenay,-  and for making the same lit for rafting and  driving thereon logs, timber, lumber, rnfis  and crafts and for erecting and maintaining  booms for holding, sorting and delivering log������  and timber brought down said river aud for  attaching booms to the shores of said river and  said rake for said purposes.  Tire larrds to be affected by said work nre  lands of the Canadian Pacific Hallway company comprised wl.lriu Lot SSI In Group One  on tlte ollicial plan of Kooteuay District and  vacant Crown lairds.  The rate 01" tolls proposed to be charged arc  sui-li ns may be fixed by the Judge of the  county court of Kootenay.  Dated May 10th, 1904.  EMPIRE LUMBER  COMPANY. LIMITED.  ml9-2m  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  dale I Intend to apply to thc Chief Commi-.-  sionerof Lands arrd Works for a special license  to cutand carry awav timber from the following described lands situated on Turn lu.n  Lake, Lillooet dl������trict. B. C  1. Commencing at a post mnrked "S. Line*  barger's nortb cast corner po.sl," planted on  the cast bank of Kiiubiuket creek, about thric  miles up from Turn Tinn Lalfo, thence south 80  chaius, thence wast SO chains, tlrence north ,0  chains, tkenue cast 80 chains to point 01 corn,  iuei.ccu.ent.  2, Commencing at a post marked "S. Linebarger's south east corner post," planted on  tho east bank of Kirnbasket creek, about threo  miles up from Turn Turn Lake, thence north 80  cbains, theuce west 80 chains, thence soutii SO  chains, theuce cast 80 ehuins to point of commencement.  ���������Pftted this 22nd day of April, 1904.  S. LINEBARGER,  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after  date we the undersigned intend to apply to  thc Chief Commissionerof lands and Works  for a special licence- to eut and carry away  rimber trom the following described lands,  situated in North West Kootenay comment-  iiitf at each yf thc several four posts grouped  ou ihu ridgo or divide between Downie and  Key Stone crci-ks and about 2 miles from tbe  east bank of the Columbia river;  1st. J Dunn's post No. 1, theuce running  south SOchaius. tlience weal do cbains, ihence  norih SO chains, tbence cast So chains to place  of commencement.  2nd. J. Dunn's post No. i, thence running  cast llio chains, theuce south 40 chaius, ihence  west JUO cliuins. ihence norm 40 chains to  place of commencement.  Reyelsloko, May 9th, }1W|.  ml9 JoSEFII DUNN.  3rd. J. Larson's ?post No. 1. thence running  cast llio chains, theuce north 40 chains, thence  west llio chains, therrce south 40 chains to place  of commencements���������^--r-���������-*���������'������������������' -*  4tlu J. Larson's post 0.2, thence.running  west SO chains, thence north 80 chains, thencu  0 ist SO chains, thence south 80 ehainsto place  ofcommcnceineut. '  Kevelstoke, May 9th, 1904.  inl9 JOHN LARSON.  Notice is hereby given? that .the undersigned  have submitted - to. tlte Lieutenant Governor in  Council a proposal under the' provisions of the  Rivers and Streams- Act for the clearing and removing of obstructions from Fish Creek a creek  emptying into tlie Nortli East Arm of Arrow Lake  in the District of West Kootenay and for making  the same tit for rafting and driving therein logs,  timber, lumber, rafts and crafts. .  The lands to be affected by said works are all  the lands on either side of the said Fish Creek  which belong to the Province of British Columbia  and the Dominion of Canada excepting the following which the said Governments or one of tlrem  have sold to or permitted to be occupied by the  following persons ; ^  Name of owner or occupant.  A. Mcltae* J. M. Kellie  D. A. Lairrey  George Lux  J. W. Thomson  P. D. Lux  A. Hannill  ('. Menhinick  R. F. Perry  James Snell  John p. McDonald  J. Rurbidge  <:. R. McKay  George Bourgeois  aE. J. Bradford  "A. Borrdereau  J. W. MeAbee  A. D. McKay  W. S. Doig -    -  Yi. U. Holland  Thomas Boyter  G.H. Wears & A.H.Turner  , R. R. Shields  Clarence McDowell  J, A. R. Tobin  II. Poirier u  D. Orr  '    A.Gowingifc A.G.Frascr  M. li. McCallum  II. G. Christie  ��������� The rate of tolls proposed to be charged aro  such as may bo fixed by tlte Judge of the County  Court of Kootenay.  Dated March 9th! 1904.  EMPIRE LUMBER COMPANY, LIMITED.  urc31-9t  No. of Lot or  Pre-emption.  Lob 299, Group One  "  M0  " 501           *'  " 502           "  " 503           "  "  504  *' 3500         "  ���������' 3493         "  Pre-emption No.'  27  -     ��������� <                 .,  113  1,                ((  117  1.             It  ISO  **             "  128  "             ���������*  129  "             1,  140  **             "  HO  ������(             1.  HN  tt             It  150  IL                          It  l.W  .1                           ,1  1.13  II                           II  1.14  II                           II  155  *'        ,                 *'  158  II                           II  159  II                           It  KiO  II                           II  1(141  175  II                           tl  170  NOTICE,  r-otlco is hereby given that at the next inciting of the Board of Licensing Commissioners for  the City of ltevelstoke, application will be  mnde for a transfer to thc partnership linn of  Robinson it Itclghlcyof the Hotel Liquor I..-  censc issued to John II. Robinson in respect  of the premises at Kevelstoke known as the  (Queen's Hotel.  fl������t������xj May Jli'l*. 1904.  JOHN H, ROBINSON',  ROBINSON A KE I'HI LEY.  NOTICE.  Notice lu hereby given that 30 days after date I  Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lamia und works for .1 lease for 21 years to cut  tlmbur 01. the  following descrilied   lands lying  frartly In the district of west Kooterray nrrd partly  ir tliu district of Cariboo :  Cou)..l0..cii!K at a post planted on tho uorth  hank of Harvey creek near Its continence with  Ca.iou river, West Ivnotouay district, Ulull'ic north  80 ciiains, thencu west 80 i'l|u(ri������, thunee xor/tlt so  chains, thence west 80 chnins, theuce Hor/th 1110  chains, thence west 240 chnins, thence north 720  chains, thuncu west 120 chains, theneo north 4do  chnins, thuncu ciiot 1(1(1 chains, thencu south .120  chnins, thencu east llio chains, thuncu sou tl. 32o  chains, theneo oast 80 chains, thence sorrth <oo  chains, thonce cnHt 80 clrnbrs, therrce sorrtlr 4oo  chains, thencu went 80 chains more or loss to thu  point of commencement.  Dated this 10th Marcli, 1904.  njiiu jAMKy a. HARVuy,  NOTICE  Notice is hereby giverr that thirty dnys afterdate  I intend to apply to the Chief commissioner of  Lauds and \\ orks for n special license .to cut and  cnrry 11 way timber from the followirrg described  lands, situated on Tutu Tinn Lake, Lillooet district, II. C  1. Commencing at a post marked "L. Linebarger's soutlr west corner post" planted on the south  side of Mammoth creek about oue mile e ost from  N*. Linebarger's north west corrrer post of iruurber  one limit, thence north 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, therrce south 80 chains, therrce west So  ciiains, to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "L. Linebarg-  er s north west corrrer post" planted about one mile  smth from Turn Turn Lake on the east side of  Adums River, therrce soutlr 16o drains, thence east  4o chains, thence north 10o clrairrs, thence west''4o  chains;'to point of commencement.  " Ilttteil tllig 25t)������ day of April,  ���������      : ���������������������������������������������-.. .���������: ���������       I., 1.INEB.ARGER,  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date . intend to opply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and vVoris for a special license  to cut and carrv away timber from the following described "lands-situated on Turn Turn  Lake. Lillooet district, B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked ' H. Linebarger's north east corner post" planted 011 the  west side of Turn Turn Lake about two miles up  from the foot of Lake, theuce west 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence north SO chains to pointof commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked "H. Une-  barger'ssouth east corner post," planted on the  west side of Turn Turn Lake about two miles up  from foot of Lake, thence north 80 cbains,  tbence west SOchaius, thence south 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains, to pointof commencement.  Dated tbis 19th day of April, 19041  m!9  H. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Vt orks for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from thc following described lands situated on Turn Turn  Lalcc, Lillooet district, B.C.  "il.=Commencing.at_aJpost_marked_yl.-Line^  barger's north east corner post," planted about  half a mile from the head of Turn Turn Lake,  thence west 80 chains, thence sonth 80 chains,  thence east 60 chains.thence north 80 chains  to pointof commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "M. Line*  birger's south east corner post," planted about  half a mile from the head of Turn Turn lake,  tbence north 80 cbains. thence west SO charns,  thence south 80 chains.thence eastSO chains  to point of commencement.  Dated this 20th day of April, 1904.,  JI  LINEBARGER.  ..:-'A'[ij  NOTIOE.  Notice Is herebv given that thirty days after  date I intend lo apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lands and Works for a special license  to cut and enrrv.swav timber from the loilow-  ln������ described "lands situated on Turn Turn  L-aki', Lillwoet district,'B.C. ,  1 commencing nt a post marked "J. Line-  uargeris soutl) east comer," planted at the  tl'.rrth wept co'rnef of Katheriue Nolan's timber  limit, about one mile west from the west side  of 1 ura'TuinJLake, thence west 40 ohains,  tbence north 160 chains, thence east 40 chains  tbence south 180 chains to thu pointof commencement.  2' Commencing at a post marked J. Linebarger's north esst corucr post," planted at  tho south west comer of I-'atherlne Nolan's  tlmb r limit, about one mile west from the  we t side of Trim Turn Lake, thence south 160  chnins, thence west 40 chnins, thence north 160  chains, thence cost 40 chiins to poiut of com-  rpenccment.  p.iitcd thlsjlst daj-pf April, 1904.  j. LINEBARQER.  WANTED���������A position .is Stenographer or Book-keeper by a young lady.  Address "Stenographer," Herald  Ofllce, Revelstoke, 13. C.  ���������Dr. W. J. Curry, resident dentist,  ovei* Bows' drug store.  NOTICE,  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to >he Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special iiccn������e  to cut and carry away timber from thc following described lauds situated on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B.C.  Commencing ata post marked "E.McC'lcery's  south west corner post," planted, about one  mile north east from the foot nf Turn Turn  lake, thence nortb 40 cnafns, thence cast 1C0  chains.thence south 4. chains, theneo west  100 chains to p->intof commencement.  Dated this 2lst day of April, 1904.  E. McCLEERY.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby'given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief commls-  Moncr of Lands ana \\ orks for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the follow,  ing described lands situated ou Turn Tam  Late, I,i|Iooet district, H, C.  Commencing at ft post marked "N, Linebarger's south west eornerpost," planted at the  north west corner of N. Linebarger's No. 1  limit, theneo east 80 chains, thence north 80  chains, thence west 80 chains, tbence south 80  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 23th day of April, 1904.  N LINEBARGER.  TENDERS WANTED  REVELSTOKE HOSPITAL 80CIETY  Tenders will Ire received by the undersigned  until Tuesday, 31st May instant, at noon, for the  erection of a two storey Hospital building at Arrowhead. Plans and specifications may lie seen at the  office of tbe Manager. Imperial Bank of Canada,  Kevelstoke, on and after Monday, May 23rd. The  lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  A. E. PHflPPS,  Secretary.  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'''"'   *������   stupor,   nnd   Iind  hiin   inicoii-  in     tlie    blank !������������������**-'���������*������������������"���������* tor   ninny   hours;  but. now  it  ' oin     tlio! refined      t.o      Philip,  ns tie  firelight  <:':'::.*    b:i,-k' I.il  t ?>:.?.ir.tsl. t**.;t it  n >v;.;.. thc.-c was a  i   :- i   a      !i iilinricc      in  i'C'-.lii  <f   r:*rl I,     po-.-i i::g    -,    , . ,  <:������.-.l.-'s *���������*..*. it, was that- i:eachei-;l'!''.v<*'1 ������������������n..the sick man s  o s .���������;,riai*..'e ibr-cu;.-}, ���������.vhJeh lhe ea.st! <-''"*t ������ ������������������*.'���������"', ������f mlclllKcmC ������'" ""?  uiarl nines v.iU, u'r.suspceUvl sharp-! I'*!**>"������ fitfully upon thcm, antl tnat  r.oss; i i U*t i.inrle iin.* lilii-rce work ! the eyes rhzciI ivrstfully with a.  round lie .*!iili-]*o..n.I and depended ���������;g,Cfl'n ���������������" recognition and shmved a  from tic bridge u.-ilies mul thc mill-j "lc������t"1 sf'-'l'VE*'* PO*-*si*iB within.  Y.l-.'i*'. ii:c roue'*? were like iron, tho} "Do you know ine father?" he  go-;! willow on l-l.vbank shiK'.derorl I nskotl, bending down and speaking  ii: the kerri v. ind, and i omplaini'd an-j softly.  font tires,  t!i:.lv ;i.s it agsZnr.t some conscious  c.'.ii-ll.*--: nil the little eager bitcis,  whi h had hi t*:i pushing too hastily  fi.*r*i'.-a:-il i:r ihe gcnoial air, slopped  in ihei!' ihrliering cases, rebuked  and m'IciiI, *.r.d many Ht.tlc bii'tls  v.'lioft: corrr tsi.ip had already made  ((iii>ii'eri'l-.!(;    prog-res.-,   were    obliged  '���������Philip." ho replied, with a faint  smile; the effort of speaking 'overcame him und Ior a moment or two  ho relapsed into his stupor. Philip's  lieai t throbbed; lie made a. sign to  Jessie, but she did not heed it.. She  wns icclir.ing irr an arm-chair on the  side of the iienVth, her* h������ad  drooped  you was to be left alone nnd not  relations enough to live together.  Many a time wo talked of it. Philip  you must marry Jessie," he concluded, in tones so strong and urgent as almost to exhaust his ebbing  breath, whioh came gaspingly and  then scorned to stop. At the word  "marry," which opened an entirely  new world of thought and feeling to  him,   Philip stinted  so  violently  and  PIULVING   FRUIT THKF.S.  iV'jih fruit trees priming is import-  siKldonlv that he almost dropped tho'mil because it can bri lined for the  hand clinging to liis,''."l.ool: a table j pur -posi-.! of checking lim growth as  by the hediddo so that tin* bottles ,'well as for the purpose of thinning  ol'on     it   rattled    ami     a.   glass  fell j ih,*. fruit.      It  it;  an  old  arrd  well  es-  agtil.tst them with a I'nint crash  that , ublishecl maxim among fruit      giw-,OI1|v shoult,  n!1  ,mlterinl  bo  removed,  iecallo.1  llu* inl.elugci-.e  to  the  U,v_i.*K : ws     that     whatever   tends   lo   cheek   bu(;   U)0   msl   b(,   whitewnshod   jnsj,,e  it cannot-bc induced to eat, about  the best remedy is the hatchet.  A barrel laid on its side in a secluded place, with a stone on. each side  to support it, makes a good place,  for a turkey to lay in.  A hot breakfast, from this timo on  will aid materially in securing a  good  supply  of eggs regularly.  A small male bird running with  large hens will ht* moro sure to fertilize their eggs than a large male  with   small   hens.  The nosts for the setting hens  should bo made fresh every time. Not  eves      lixed   on     Philip's  face.      'l-,'!*> ��������� growth   increases  the  friiiu'uliiess      oi"  i....   '^*  crystalline tinkle brol.o through Jus-Ithe plant. Pruning can be used to  . ie'.*; light .vltimber. .she stalled up ] accomplish this result to a certain  and  rtiine     forward  just  as     Pliiiin, j ||mj,ca   degree.     Plantations      which  PEESOKTAI, POINTERS.  Notes     of Interest     About    Somo  Prominent People.  lioberl Casper, of Neu-Ruppin, Germany, who is totally blind, makes n  living* ns a. newspaper reporter. His  memory is such that, ho can romom-  ber the exact words of any speech.  His accuracy is marvellous,  II has long been known that tho  Oar possessed a very pretty musical  gift, nnd His Majesty has recently  essayed his power as a compose:* of  music to liis own verses. In these  verse*,  tho  predominant  note  is     one  and out iof ''c*'.'*'������������*        Thoy extol the glories  I    Grinding food   for poultry  is      ���������ot j of the Orlhwlox Church and its saints  'necessary unless  for  the  ..i.rtioso     of i"'"' <"'��������������� ���������������������������������<��������� vim,������ of Ohr.stl.nn self-  are  tardy     in  corrriiij  therefore,  by judicious  pruning,  with  a half    dazed   look, replied    iu  the nlTiriiimivo. .  "My  maid,"  suid  Mr.  Meade,  Ink-I.    ,..���������. ,,   .  . .... _,    . ���������  ing her t. emulous l.itnd tut she touch- | V" "^V"10 >��������� *t,lbJ? P���������"^'-'"*-*  ed his in be.it.ing to kiss him witl, | AcceU-rntinj E.owlli-Cont.'adtctory  some broken words of joy that he j!ls ,t. ln������.*v at "rat thought appear,  was     hiinnolf    again.      -vi^ K0ing iPnimng  is  frequently  rcrsortetl  to  to  fast.      Hut  Philii) will  care for you. I accelerate    or augment    growth      In  ,_,.._..-      ..-._, _).. ,  stock  ss  for  the purpose    of j"1"' ������NnU- ll,u v,rtuo  .      ..���������.- ���������   tl     ,���������ixt.ire  or  vt.rioty  that !8tlc,',nco  ,l,ul  renunciation  of worldly  in  corrr.r.g      ...to  bearing 'cunnot ,)0     jvi,n  thwil ,��������� oUlc   (goods and prosperity.  " | feeding  a      ini  (:  'J*::  inrtl.v  soirowfi lly  to poEt-pone the wedding | '������n "he,- slioirldcir niitl hcr eyes closed  Ho could not bear to break her'slumber... even with words of hope. So  the silence throbbed on 'fitfully,  marked by thc light, thin crackling  of flames, the faint fall of little cinders, and the tapping-of a rose-  sprny  on  tho window-pane.  I'hilip had laid his strong- pink  hand' on tho brown purple-veined one  lying  on  the  coverlet,   and  felt    his  .it:o  man ;  I.iur ;  book;  tl.i.-k  i i-.i-.r-  nd (hooped, disappointed and  rs bun*.lies of ft-athcis, upon  -.*.-.  crac.-lirrg  boughs.  keen creel wind raved exult-  D'.tr the open and exposed cmn-  ii..lifted the  pall  from -    Mrs.;  ;j cotlin iiii-:l tossed the clergy-  surpiice  irreverently     about  id  fltiltercd the leaves of     Ids  played with Philip Randal  curly   hair,   and   whistled       de- ��������� father's  the  hen.  l.o.-.  ��������� through the gray thin locks  ."llcnc'e's cn:ovt".ed head. lint.  'Pi i'ip nor- his father heeded  ,1 wind in the bitter blast of  tl that beat upon them, as  stood by the yawning grave,  swa'.Iov.oil up Philip's cln'ld-  ir.d bariad Matthew Meade's  youth and Catly manhood, the struggles cf life's noon and the soft sunbeams of declining years, making a.  t'c.-ad siicr.ee of more than half his  )::C-i;;o: is. He shivered while they  tiro*, i' .* lowly home, and scarcely  loo.'.: triiy notice when Jcs.'io led him  lo, an ;r in-chair by tho blai'.ing fire  ; li.-* hod   r.in^e    -ilici ������:\~'e hi  ebbing      life-beats     more  strongly beneath the. welcome touch,  while thc death-hazed eyes contii-*-.  od to gaze with dumb appeal iir.u  hi?..  ''Hear father, do you want anything ?" he asked. "Jessie 'is here,  asleep in the chair."  "Money," the sick rnnn murmured  faintly. "All for you. Speculations  ���������losses���������sell the mill."  -.'���������J uni-'orsland," Philip replied, in  n. .soothing voice; "but you will be  well again, soon and set tho mill going. Listen: it. is going now." Hut  even as I'hilip spoke the familiar  throb, throb of the mill censed, the  some J tvI'.ec]  sloocl  "till   mul   Hvj  men  went.  i'ook to'him now���������^'Jo'si'iP-vo'iI' must jPlan<-s*     weal*  -jrowing nursery stock  nuitrv i'hilip." is frequently cut back during the rcst-  Khe could 'not speak, but she suf- j inS -period in order that nil the  lured her hand to bo placed irr strength of the root may be forced in-  P.'iilip's. which rlo-ed warmly upon to thc formation of a single upright  it. Her father held the joined bunds stalk whicli will make the plant a  in his tremulous t lus-p with silent salable nursery tree,  content awhile, then he whispered -Kejuvcnation of old trees.���������Severe  "Promiie." pruning- is also resorted to with old-  rhey.. promised; the edd man's fiii-|cr plants for the purpose-bf rejuvenating theiu. Old apple trees and old  shade trees are frequently so treated,  in order to induce them to throw out  strong new  shoots  Effect on fruit crops.���������With such  plants na the peach, which bears its  fruit upon tlie. growth "of thc previous  year, pruning is of-groat-importance,  tis the grower can reduce the crop in  proportion to the capacity of the  tree. Successful fruit growers thoroughly  understand  tho importance of  gers tightened on the two .voting  hands: his eyc-s grew luu-.y; they saw  nothing earthly In their blank  gaze.  "Father I" cried Philip, "who am  I ? Tell mc'before you go."  The ha������.e of deifrt-h once more clottr-  od away, the eyes once more brightened with intelligence and rested  lovingly on the young man's faco,  Meade replied wilh an  the eyes clouded  ir.  Philip  effort.      "Philip I  The voice   failed  8l,.ll)0 " |    Mr.   Tlt-llon      Riviere,   R.A.,   Is  de-  Fowls  are verv sensitive  to  clima- j*������-"Ycdly     proud     of  tlie  remarkable  tic chruigcs,  and  often  regulate^tlieir \'���������\������J ^'Ji? J^l.*. pic,t"!:e���������.,?;U,1?  laying by tl.o temperature of the atmosphere.  Should the comb of a hen become  frosted, she will rarely lay until tho  injured member is entirely healed.  While feeding fowls well with a variety of food is essential to egg production, no amount of good feeding  will entirely compensate for bad  quarters.  at the British Gallery while still a  Cheltenham schoolboy. At seventeen  two of his paintings were nccoplod  by tiro Tcoyal Academy. And yet,  in spite of his early success, he was  for some years compelled to maintain himself by illustrating magazines and book's before he could resume the "luxury" ������ of his beloved  brush. \ .  That  wonderful  woman,  the    Bow  WHERE SLAHW -REIMS  SCENE AT A MOROCOiJI SLAVE  MAEKiST.  Proceedings Begun    With Prayer���������  Showing- Off   the  Slaves.  A crowd of penniless idlers, to  whom admittance is der/iod, - clamor  outsido the heavy door, ivl.tljj tit*  city "rats" light for the privilege of  holding the mules of wealthy citfeons  who are arriving in lut'g* numbers in  resporrso to tho report that tho houso  hold of a great wazcor, Recently disgraced, will be olfurcd for sale. Portly Moors from the city, country  Moors, who boast loss cosily garments, but riiio mules of easy pac������  and heavy price; one or two high  oiT.ctu.Ls���������nil cli������������}6 of tha wealthy,  to bo brief, are arriving- rapidly, for  the market will open in a quarter of  an hour, and bidding will bo brisk.  Wo pass lho portals unchallenged,  and tlie market nlunUs reven led���������an  open place of bare, dry ground, hom-  med' around with tapia. walls, d.iiH-  colorod, crumbling, ruinous. Soino-  ���������.hing iike nn arcade stretches across  the centre of the ground from one  side to the oilier of the market, roof-  |nger Umprcss of China (who, by-the- | 'ess now arid broken down, just aa  ;bvi>. is not of the low origin she is I the outer wall ilsclf, or-the .shed������,  ' ... - u)1  .     ,  .       ,      , , i gauging the quantity of fruit allowed  and remained  fixed    the  limn,  closed (to  ,)C Wne- b     a tre0  to  the _  convulsively over those of the *.wo|oit of tho tree ��������� the al)ility ot the  voung* people. J.ist the., tie door , lrefi jn this respoct being: mcnslired  opciifid softly ar.(l Mrs. Phrrr.mer , fc6 t f owth ^e variety  stole     iioitlessly In, fo   owed  by  [Jr. |   -       , and climaUc conditions  Manle.    Phey stood  still  ������'*c-Hlcd by ;      -      .      .    j  DAIRY NOTES.  In building barns for cows don't ; P0'*"1"*^' . crocllted with), has * llio  neglect when drawing thc plan*, to H���������** ,"L,I,C ",M of -jeiiiff able to  arrange for plenty of light and st.n-i,vn(! t,!!tl ������*rito which makes u*r  shine as well for ample ventilation,     i"'"!" nmong  Chinese women  oi  her  A cow will not give down her n ilk *B���������or������������i,ni,      bhe   looks extraordin.il-  to a milker that she dislikes;  or    is ! 1^���������y0"'"\  tor J���������  n-"0.*  hfl' ,hoir   , .1S  strll   -ilnrk and    luxuriant, hcr ��������� skin  firm     aiid    unwrlnkled,  though      sho  ( l iio' tJrliik. Ee conlimied lo j homo for their Sunday rest  siin .uid i cfi;Sod food; it was too Tn the mcantlmo tlio Miller spoke  **>ii'"l i'.i t the bitter wind 'had i brokenly of mortgages, of his w-ill,  'tiic1^ home. Cousin June, in | of which Philip wus joint exocutor  w,.o 0 rutins he v.-ns now the gentlest j wi 111 Jlr. Cliecseiiinn, of Jessie, who  oi I.-* iibs., had liim put into a warm | was to be under their guardianship  bed at dusk and dosed liim wilh land thai, bf .Mrs... Plummcr; be seeni-  ' at ions homely remedies of- hcr j cd to gather strength as ho spoke,  own. and,   having   taken  some  rostora-tivo  ���������L'enr heart," she said after hcr | and- .asked Philip to raise him to a  la*-t Mil to him that night, "l'. sitting posture, recovered his facul-  novi-r thougiit to feel that loving to I lies in a brief flare-up of his flicker-  Matt Meade;  many a spar we've   had   ing life.  ui-'ct) or, to be sure Bul to sec him The precious moments flew; but  I\j'g there, poor lamb, and taken' Philip could not. bring himseli" to  vli.ite-ei vou givo en, as meek as a ! rouse Jessie from the sleep so lung  babe, 'tis enough to melt the heart i denied her. He had so much to  of a stone. And I'm sure I freely | hear in that gleam of consciousness  forgive  him  all���������not that I      didn't  tho t-igkt.o Mrs. Plumaiier with uplifted hands and startled gar.n, the  doctor hastily taking a. pinch of  snuff. The firo blazed up will, sudden  lustre��������� On Matthew Meade's unconscious features,- Jessie's tumbled gold  hair and tearful fa.ee, Philip's look  of agony, and tlie two young living  hands clasped in thc. stiffening lingers. Then it sank and. left, thn  group by tho bod in rhadow  (To  be Continued.)  WHY TIIE EICH. STEAL.  Control of disease.���������Pruning is of  prime importance also in controlling  the action of some of our most dreaded plant diseases. Tho study of pear-  blight, for instance, has shown that  this disease is very generally communicated from ijlant to plant by  insects, through the pollen, as they  pass from blossom to blossom, or,  later in the season, from shoot to  shoot. It is also believed that the  disease eau bu carried by the wind  and .that infection can take place  while the vegetative processes are ac-  | tivc and the tissue at the ends of the  'branches can . easily be entered by  I the germs of the disease,  i Pear-bliglit.���������Tho way in which  i pruning  is  of     service  in  controlling  Result "of  "French  Alienist's  Investigations.  Kleptomania has cropped   up  again  in     Franco .under'   a '���������different name.  Tbe Parisians call it magasinilis, ;j^j,,..,-,,"; ht js 11S ,'ollows:- Itis the  and this new fangled appel niton for ��������� atlirtli'*teJUjt.ncv. Df the peat* and the  the    fas.noi.able    complaint is     duo ,    wh���������       v*ou  to Dr.   iJiibiiissor.,   the  famous    brain,   ' ' /,        ?  Physi.ian. if*"���������.   ������P������n  tho    bo  The     doctor's    invest -gallons have i b,-anches of thc tiee*  form fruiting  and      large  These  fruiting  quent  upon   a.  curious   condition  poar-blight  ns.are  the  blossoms  pi.c ���������nut as good as'he sent. Dear,  dear. 1 do think I never done your  ��������� poor father justice, Jessie. It isn't  every man would take on liko that  for iv wife, and it's not a many I.  sc-en took so tad with a chill all of  ,u sudden," here Mrs. Flummcr paused to cry with a cheerful sense of  t ,e \rli-c of hei- physic and nursing,  and of Mr. Meade's double virtue  both in falling ill and in appreciating it.  'I never yet could bc called a  croaker," she added, "but I've seen  t-hat in Maithcw Meade's face to-day  is only seen once."  ���������Mrs. Plununer," criod Philip,  "don't talk nonsense. Is this, a  proper way to BpeoJc before Jessie?"  "It shan't be said that I didn't  prepare his family before hand,"  Continued Mrs. Plummer,  dolorously.  "I shall go for Maul nt once,"  said Philip, freeing Jessie's slight  uti'i drooping form from the clasp in  which he had taken it wh������n he saw  her slugger under her cousin's words.  "My poor Kiiten. Father is upset,  but there is nothing lo fear."  Philip's words were too true, there  ivss nothing either to fear or hope  ^fnr^SirT^-Meadef^thc-eoid���������ha.d- struck-  io-l.is vitals, and broken down as ho  was "by the shock of his sudden sorrow ho had not strength to throw it  ofr, but succumbed at once.  Four dnyu  after Iifrs.  Meade's  funeral,   Philip  and  Jessie  were  wntch-  nt  for Jessie's sake and must still keep | the mind. It is stated that more ! *-lje extremities of the branches. It  back thc burning long-.opressed de- * than 80 per cent of kleptomaniacs I's evident, therefore, that a blossom  sire to learn the secret of his birth ; n,-e 0f the female sex. In nine cases j situated upon thc* body or larger  wlii.h would otherwise die with Jl'at-' out of ten tlie offenders hove been 'branches of a tree becoming infected  thew Meado. He wished that on his j proved to be quite well to do, and j hy this disease would communicate it  return from the -Crimea, his father j not infrequently, wealthy. It- would- directly to the framework of the tree  had  not persuaded  him  to   wait      a i have been ease'for. them to have pur-  with the result that the tree    *���������"i'  would  afraid of, and besides, tho milk she  does give will not contain so large  .an amount of fat.  The strippings arc richer in fat than  tho milk that Is first drawn, this is  ono reason why ,a cow should bo  milked d.-y at oach milking. Clean  milking is of greater importance,  however,  in keeping up a full  flow.  There should always be a friendly  feeling between the cow and the  milkjer, and milkers should not be  changed any oftener than is absolutely necessary. Our best dairymen  lay special stress upon these two  points, and it is well for every body  to do likewise.  Don't be irregular about the milking timo. have a definite hour in the  morning, and at night, and milk at  these appointed times. Tlie. samo  applied to feeding periods and the importance of these f,acts cannot bo  over estimated.  Milking should' bo done with clean  hands and the udder of the cow  should be washed if necessary, but  one should??mnke it a regular practice to rub the.'V udder with a dump  cloth . beforo each milking whether  there is any apparent necessity for  this or not.,  A nervous cow is preferable to a  stolid one. The chances are that she  worrld give more and better milk than  hei* dull, mopish sister, there are degrees of mental development even  among cows. Intelligence often ac-  companics profitableness as a milk  yicldcr.  little and consider whether it. was j chnseci and 'paid for tlie things. j undoubtedly be fatally ..injured*; but  worth while to know a secret his: stolen. Which presents another pro- j if these fruiting spurs are all climin-  young mother had taken such pre-; blem : Why should those who arelated from" "* the body and larger  cautions to-keep tuid which a. curious *rich sioontn robbery? The goods ; branches of the tree by careful "rirun-  chance aleno revealed to his adopted j purloined are generally found unin-iing the possibility "of infection in  father.       ���������    ��������� ���������  ��������� ; jured,  undisposed   of,   and  often     ac- j this wav is overcome.    The available  In. the .stirring   day. ot-the    ^ar'tuaily unused. I means of gaining entrance to the tree  the mies1.ion of l.is birth had trottbl- ; CAUSES' OF *1*1TE DISEASE. !bv this parasite is confined to the  SrrZt ' c^tw^ihl' ^t ��������������� however, look into the -.'.-smaller branches, which, if affected,  nZlvWm7n.������'l H. had*'rttB'se o/ the di-rea.e am described 'by lean be cut away without severely in-  atolv ^ided ZthTIt !���������"^' B.^ui son- In the firs, Vl-Xcl Ji-ing or dis-liguring tho. tree. This  if the first opportunity*.   And     nowise physician is to be felicitated up- : is,  m -brief   the  ^ method  of succe.ss-  -- - ' on a clever-epigram.. "Early klep-:fully controlling the pear-blight. It  tomania-s are wo'rien without hearts ]is purely a mechanical operation, but  who dupe trier, without heads," a^one which requires a rigid execution  "smart" niying which'contsiins more i of the principle of removing all  light philosophy than literal truth. :fruitrng spurs .-froni the body and  A ninn can scarcely be culled a :main framev/ork brunches of tiie tree  fool fcece.i:*e-l.!?������*,pricket.s of his cloth-'as well as cutting out all infested  cs do cot. happen'to be Ro ioru-truct- ?shoots in other parts of the tree,  ed as lo. prevent, the crttranti* of a> Plum and peach rot.���������Jn the case of  feloiint.*; hand ! lint tl-.e >'������>' tor ran I the dreaded plum and pc-ach rot  afford lo have his cpig:-am.cheapened '- (Monilia fructigenial) thc ravages of  for  he fnuin!s  his  deduct icn   upon     a:ti,c M.viase, can be. stayed to .a limited  by     the   removal   of   branches  btiTd^-UHng-^th'  now  the  last    opportunity was     slipping ��������� on  away with every beat of the   ebbing  pulse  in  his hand.  "Poor little Jessie !" her father  sighed. "It's hard leaving her. And  no mother. But you'll be good to  her. It troubles me that I was not  the husband 1 might have bcon. I  didn't consider how she was set- on  haying things clean and straight,  poor soul. I was rough ar. times���������  yes; T was rough."   Hia eyes    closed  thoroutrh urc>:cr.st>ir.cijj*g nl' the    char- ���������- extcnt  sands  wero  run  out.   Hut   tbe   Val^TW^^n^^^^  pulse beat on nr.d suddenly quickened   ..      ....... , . ...  when Matthew Meade opened his eyes   th������  ">"'VKI"il1 s   morl.-.-.nty  with a wide appenlirg gn^o. "She*  fet her heart on it, poor mul," ho  conlimied. ''though she never thought  !CTniiT7TicT-^,=iifte^^ woirraTnrcTrTCre^.'ind  ate-n r.f kloi-toni.'inia a; i ei: less from ;fruj*g upon  adjacent. brnnchOB  in con  of     **-'"'-j tact,  for  it  is well   known   that  tin's  peramciil. than   frcm   1 hc  alluring  i"'-. clis"a.'i<*  is  readily communicated from  fruit to fruit if ther como in contact.  ray   of   every   dc-erir.i ion   of     dainty  and       fru-'IiiotiiiM'*    ult ire   abnndaritly    I displayed  on  lie runny  co'iri.cVH      nf  ^_^T ���������nrik! '    " ���������"   mnmmotl.  ,= hoph.  ^    |������A      BJjSI ff^ S?   g&\������*& '''    TFMPTA'nOX   IS  TOO   OKEAT.  ti    E B *S?     Us^^i%B Bj������ft *W B   *4>3 |    Th** grnnd maga^in  is a chef     d'-  .-oe'i'-ro of dfilberntp texipUit ion  lenc'.-  ir.fjr tii the scdictiun    of    the      lott*=t :  s'.srei'tible.      Tl.o   rn;������:*,'y   overy where  ' around ho.' nrmiKes nil  her coquettish [  ambition      and      stimulates    nil    her  ' ravji gs .fur  t.pii.f ..rt.    Sol  only  mny '  she gri/c on  li.is ^i>rg"-o"Si?es;-,      but:  she i?; pe.'mittcil to-handle the pretty:  j thing:-!,        unhindo-e.i,      unobesorved. ���������  j What  more easy than     to pop      into j  tone's  paras;.-)!  or  pocket .some    small)'   ^^ Jobje'l. of value?       From  the inniim-!  i cable  nrti'. Ies  of a  similar  kind     in  With  the very young and very old,'[ cannot  be  surpacsed   as  a  moans     of j stock   "it   never ^ would   t..c_ ir.iSKcd"���������|  and with persons of low vitality, the I relieving   and   curing   la  grippe,    and | ns   ���������'''"  a-'-'(: '- ;-'c  *<l<T'to*r.aniac     would  dangers of la  grippe arc  very  great,    re.-to ring the weakened-and dehilil.-i I-: !"'K;;0-      ,-,,., .    inie-1 ranges layir.<*ss  Tiie nnH- rer.ietly lies,  of course,  in   *".    '���������'""��������� ������������������*'���������'���������''"��������� ���������     ���������,  shop      fronts   and show-'    As a. Ke.,eral rule, a large red comb      ; rooms  with  a severity    that,     would  I for bronchitis and 'severe^ chosi; colds ;' aM fy fee" disciples cf Williem Form  to mod comment. Dr. Chase's Nerve ' ������'��������������� -n forbidding peofle t.o finger  I Food seeks out the weak spots in i the wares. Hut Hit* cure would he  I the system and builds thorn up. It ' wor.-c than the coniplai.it. It worrld  j rekindles the vitality of persons ; bring rapidly dwindling profi  I weakened  by dise<ise,   worry  or over- ! clivri-inul ion    pf |*-a! roiiagrj  To Persons of Low VitaMty���������Local and ConstituSionci Treatment Ncces3ary���������The Advantages cf  Dr. Chase's Remedies.  Pneumonia    of a   violent and    fatal j cd'body to its accustomed vigor. Dr.  form is a frequent result.      It is also    ('ha'e's   Syrup  of   Linseed   and     Tur- j arrant*!rig  ciaimo.-i that very many cases of con-   peril ine  is  too  well  know as  n.   euro'  sumption     can  be  diroctly   traced   to  la      grippe.    The      after effectr, of  la.  grippe    ore  most   often    felt  in     the  nesvous  system.   Tho  extreme   debility   In  which  this  rii:-:e.'iso leaves     its' rekindles      the     vitality    of persons ' brirp  victim   is    more than most nervous   weakened by disease,   worry or over- I clirriinut ion.  exertion.      and     cannot  possibly     be j niptcy     lo  equalled   as a, restorative ac.-d  roeon- ' houses.  Thlnr.inir. then, which is .a process of  iirm.iw.g. has for one of its primary  objects the rontrol of this desc-ase for  it. ia tin* <*n������U*nvor of !iucces*-7ful growers of penclies nnd pluttis to have the  fr.ii's rxi distribnttvl ujton the  branches Unit they slvill not. come in  contact, even when fully dc-velopp<|. It  i.s the aim of the peach grower to  have the fruits at least, six inches  apuri.. while it is the object of the  plum grower to have them 24 to A  inches apart.  rODX/TRY   XOTES.  Pure  water  is  more'essential   than  clean grain.  I     Chickens   hatched.     In   an   ineubator  ��������� are   free  from   lice.  !    Keeping  hens  confined   and   unocru-  insiires  a layer every time.  You etui nearly always depend upon  the  hnrdineKS     of  ei.11   fowls  that  ferr^  ther slov/ly.  lAo-ge flocks      that  are  beyond  the  a ;reach   c<f   reasonable   attention       and  ar.rl  bank'-(Cure,  instead  of r.. firofit  will  prove rr.  MOUH'TAIK' MUSIC.  Strang-e    Formation     of     Musical  Bocks in Nevada.  From the shores of Pyramid Lake,  near the Truck'ce River, Nevada, rise  the rock-covered slopes of a musical  mountain. It is little known to  man of the present age, for it has  no mines, and the country about its  base is barren and unfit for cultivation, while the absence of a railway  or coaching' convenience puts it out  of the beaten track of the tourists.  In 13<53 it was '-first discovered by  a. party of white settlers, who had  come prospecting from Conistock,  and wiio pitched their camp alongside a waterhole at the foot of the  mountain.  When the sun had gone down, and  the myriads ot insects had ceased  their humming, and the animals had  sought their lairs, a low sweet  sound of music seemed to emanate  from tlie mountain side, beginning  like the tinkling of millions of fairy  bell:-*, gradually swelling into a roll  of harmony. and then stopping  almost abruptly.  In a short time the operation ,wns  repeated, and tho sweetest sounds  rl1uft~exer~fell~6^^  Ike calm evening air. Theories*,  wild arrd improbable were propounded by thc prospectors, but no satisfactory reason was forthcoming, and  the sounds continued at intervals,  throughout the night, becoming inaudible at sunrise.  After a time it wits discover by  those men who developod a groatcr  interest, in the musical phenomenon  than in prospecting that thu whole  of the mountain side Was covered  wilh fit In flakes of crystalline rock,  lying in large beds, which were ever  moving slowly, like an avalanche,  townrdn the foot. Hosing their  iheo'ier? on this .discovery, they arrived at the conclusion Llnil. the  strains of music arose from the  friction of these plates one against  the olher; nnd that the sounds of  thc world drowned the music: by day  which accounted for its only being  audible  (tt  night.  s;, stems can endure���������paralysis or  prostration  follows.  The most successful doctors advise  their Patients to avoid exposure to  cold or over-exertion, end recom-  uaenJ both general e.nd local treatment, such as I'r. Chase's Nerve  Food, to .strengthen and tone the  Fvstem, and J*jr. Chase's Syrup of  J.insced slid Turpentine to loosen  the c.-iugh and protect tlio bronchial  tulle;, arid lungs from threatened  coiiiiilicatioi::*.  Any honest and conscientious doctor will tei! ������ou tlrat this combined  tioataiont i*ac������)ai*-ionc.'od by Dv.  (*j-n*.-;*.-  hundreds     of     business [loss.  struclant to hasten recovery from  lc. grippe, mid to prevent. scrimiH  constitutional  complications.  Dr. Ulia'-e's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine, '.lit cents a bottle, family Aze (three times as much) 60  cents. Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, .IO  cents a box, si.*: boxes for S2."iO, at  all denlers, or Kdrnansan, Dates &���������  Co , Toronto. To protect yoir  againM. imitations, the portrait and  signature of Dr. A. W. Chrutn, the  famous receipt book author, tiro on  every box.  ..4-���������  NOT BltFAKADIJ'*.  Clarence Willyboy���������"1 hnve come  to fonMiIt. you in regard t.o breaking my uncle's  will."  i'.ill fJonkoy (lawyer).���������"'Mow much  (lid he leave ?"  f'lnronco Willyboy���������"Five thousand  dollar.'1.  f'.ill L'onkc.v���������"llronk a. live-lhous-  nnd-dollnr will ? AVhy, sny young  follow, live thousand      dollars  wouldn't lasl long enough to make n ;hatched from  fresh ones  dent In  it." i    Whenever  a chlckim  is  Artificial   hatching -is. profitable  011-  ily when   laying  hens nro kepi,  to  sup-  j ply  the  incubators'  capacity.  !    Milk  is  one  of  the  best  egg     pro-  cVucftr-H   than    can    bo   fed   to   pc.uilt.ry.  and   they  enn   be given  all  thnt    tbey  will  drink.  Want  of exercise  and      propel*  feeding are often the c-n-ific of  fowls get-  ; l.iiifj;   inlo   the  liiihit.   of  leal hers     pulling.  i     Chick;;  hutched   from  eggs  kept   too  long  tire   not   so   vigorous  as      those  SETTLED TI-IK  A RGUMFNT.  Vh.itor (to onc-leggod darky):���������  "Did you lose your leg In the war,  iini'le V"  Darky:���������"Xo, salt. I done lose dnt  l.'tig in the Duplin' cause, rail. I war  mir.isterin' down in C.'urliny, and tuk  11 !,inner down Inter de libber tor  'ncsbiule 'im Inter de clinch', nn'  'long como oner close' yore mons'us  big rntfish, an' 'strncted t!������it luig  from the reiiiuiiis cr my ptiscon."  "Indeed! That was n sad inisfor-  tunc.!." '������������������''.'  "1  was in dat erpfnion myrcif ,r.*t  ''r  tirrie,   sah;  but    dr.r  w/y. 1  'y.rilt comin' f'oni tie. ."nine,  tied n. p'nt dat my wife r,.V  i!i'Y'*;c.-r.-'ho''t.   fj.*     stin.e   .i  nlli'i'f,-'loiicd dure v.arn't 1,1:;  roug.es .to a considerable extent. Her  chief recreation is card-playing with  Uio ladies of hcr Court, and largo  sums of eioncy are often staked, for  at heart she is a gambler.  Apropos of the birthday of the  Bishop of Lincoln (Dr. King), who  was seventy-four the other day, is  told tho following pretty story-'. A  couple of years ago the Bishop attended a. confirmation at Boston,  England. Tliere ho heard of a poor-  crippled girl who had been prepared  for confirmation, but could not bo  brought to llic service. Without,  more ado, despite his three-score and  twelve yours and a driving- rain, and  bltisterim*- wind, ho set out and walked the two miles that separated the  cottage of the girl from tlie church.  The 'service in her bedroom lost nothing, of its' beauty or solemnity because of  its, moan  surroundings.  The Crown Princess . of Sweden,  who is very pretty and popular, goon  by the name of "The Coldnol's Wife."  Tho Crown Prince, unlike bis poet  father, is a military .enthusiast,, and  is. honorary colonel of several regiments. When he was first married he  took his young bride into the headquarters of tho regiment of which ho  was then acting colonel, and said:  "Gentlemen, the? colonel in command  of the regiment, desires to introduce)  his wife to tho regiment." The '  charming young wifo was received  with rounds of applause, and the  name has stuck to "her "ever "] since.  The Crown Princess is ti notable  cook, and- this gift, which she has  falcon great care to perfect, viadc huv  a prime favorite with the pltl Emperor William of Germany.  Many good stories arc told .of; Pir  Walter Parratt,' the Master or the  King's Jrirsic. Here is one illustrative of his extraordinary memory.  Some eight or ton men were assembled one evening in one of the lodgings attached to St. Michael's College, Tenbury. Sir Walter Parratt.  and Herr von Hoist played in tunr  upon the piano such music ns was  asked for. This went on for sonic,  time, until nt last the chess-board  was brought out; Sir Walter then  iproposod to play two men at. chess  in consultation,, still remaining. at  the piano and playing from memory  what was demanded, cither from  Bach, Dcethoven, 'Mozart, Chopin, 01-  Mcndclssohn. Without even a glance  at the chess-bo.nrd hc won the game  in an liom*.  The. Marquis? Ito, trie .Prima- Minister of Japan, had a narrow escape  in the adventurous days of his '-youth.  He and his friend Inouyo incurred obloquy by their advocacy of the ISuro-  pennizing of '.Japan,- and their political opponents resolved upon their  assdssinut!onr=Ito^was^trncod=*lo-  the house of a lady to whom ho was  attached, but the lady hid him so securely that he could not bo found,  saying that he had left her some  hours before, and thnt she would be  glad if the strangers would lciivo her  also. They departed, and Ito managed to get on board a vessel bound  for England', concealed in a bale of  silk. Tie remained in that bail for  thirty-six hours without either food  or drink. Then ho introduced himself to the skipper, and was allowed  to work his passage to Liverpool as  a. steward'.  Tlie following affecting* advertisement appeared soiiie time ago in a  London; newspaper ' "If this should  meet  the  eye of Fmma D-���������,     who  lilte    cnlUe-pons that aie  built  around it.  HUMAN CATTLE-PKNS.  On the ground, by tho side of tho  human cattle-pens the wealthy patrons of the market seat thBinsolvos  at their cane, arrange themselves in  leisurely fashion;: and start to chat  as though the place wero a smoking-  room of a club. Water-carriers (lean  half-naked men from tho Sun) sprin-  klo the thirsty ground, that the  tramp of slaves and auctioneers may  not raise too much dust. As thoy  go about their work with-the apathy  and ''indifference born of Song experience, I have a curious reminder of  tho Spanish bulbing, .to whicli tho  slave market bears some remote resemblance; the gathering'of.,spectators,' tho watering of tho ground, the  scnee of excitement, all strengthen  the impression.  Within the sheds the slaves are  shrinking, huddled together. They  will not face the.light until tho market ? opens. The crowd nt Uio entrance parts to tho right, nml left  to admit grave men .wearing, whilo  tirbans and jellabias. They aio the  dclals or auctioneers, .and the sale i.s  ubout to begin-  Slowly and improssively tlio ilelnls  advance, ill-a line lo'tltt centra ��������� of  the slave market; almost up to tho  arcade where tho wealthy buyers all  sit expectant. Then ths head aii&r  tioncer lifts up his voico and���������oh  hideous mockery of it "all���������ho prays.  With downcast,eyes and ouLspread  hands ho prays' fervently., lie recites  the glory of Allah tlie One, who  made the " Heaven above and Uio  earth beneath, und the sen. and "all  that, is therein; his brethren, and tlio  buyers  say   amen.  'Prayers aie ovor, the lust a men is,  said, the. dclals separate, each ono  going to I.he pens he presides over ���������  and calling upon llieir icntuils to  come forth. Obedient to the summons tho slaves faco the light; the  sheds are emptied, .and (here are a  few noisy moments bewildering lb  the novice, in which���������:,.the.' auctioneers  place llieir goods in line, rearrange  dresMcs, give children to the charge'  of adults, sort out men and women  according to their age and value,  and prepare for the promenade*, 'llio  slaves wilt march round- and round  the circle of buyers, led by tljg n-trc-  tioncors, who will proclaim (ntS latest bid offered, and hand over nny  one of his .-.charges? to nn'intending  purchaser/, that he may-make his examinations before raising the price.  SHOWING  THE fit POINTS.  In the procession now gatheiing  for the first parade, five, if not six:of  thoseven ages are represented. .Thero-  .are. old men and women who cannot  walk upright, however the delal may  urge, others of .-middle age, with  years of active service before lhem;  young men full of vigor and youth,  fit for the fields; young women���������nrpv-  I ing for once unveiled, yet iinrebukod,  before the faces of men���������and children  of .every age���������from babies, who will  be sold withjlieir inot hers ,^ t������ girls  absented herself last Wednesday from  her father's houfc*. she. is implored  lo. return. She will be received with  undiminished affection by her almost  hc-rti tbrokon parents. If nothing can  persuade ���������'her to listen to their joint  appeal���������should she he'determined--to  bring their grey hairs -witli sorrow  to the grave���������should she never moan  to revisit a house where she has  Pas.'Oil so many happy years���������it is at  least expected, if she be not lost to  nil'sense of propriety, that she will  without a. jnbment's delay, send back  the key  of  the tea-caddy."  Sonic   lawyers    cor.udcr it a. crime  to confess a. crime.  round   ivn:l'   dat I  v.-ar go  after   (hit     s'!:o  war   blco;';  -i.np     dnt     1  wuz'.    mighty  o  sick   thai 'bait !'r  ir ('*  1. ��������� 1  ���������;Ot.:|  ret-  nn*  r.-ui  ? e.  She  iii-n  in  f'e  :l   fo*  ;   but  '   I,-.  ow 11  good  I   fish  ���������^\i.,  *  is set:! ,!vr*el to the dlftcased  parts by :?-..- lnr-rcvcd Blowei ,  "~rt Hash lbs -Icc.m, clears thc air '  \icf r3*;s-cc';. Mt-P-'drnppinrrs In die  throat sne prrraap.nr.tiy cures  CatarTt and May Pew. Blower  free. All dc;!:rr.. cr Cr. A. W. CJ-.zsn  Mcdle!o������ Co. Torcc-.r and Eu&la  and boys on the Gfrxjsliol 1] "of^~~jiiai������-  hood and womanhood. All are dressed in bright colors, and displayed  to the best advantage, that tlie,  hearts of bidders may be moved nnd  their purses opened widely.  "it will lie u fino sale," says my  neighbor, ti hnndsome, dignified  Moor, from one of tho Atlas villages,  who had chosen his place befoio I  had reached the market. "There  must bo well-nigh forty slaves."  Now each delal has his people sorted out, and the procession begins.  Followed by his bar-gains, Ire marches round antl round the market.  Somo of the slaves are o*1.isolutcly  free from emotion of any sort. Others feel  their position.  I learn that the delal's commiseion  is 2-i per cent on the purchase price,  and there is a government lax of 5  per cent. Slaves are sold under a  warranty, aiid are returned if thoy  have not been properly described by ;  the auctioneer. Bids must not be advanced by less then a Moorish dol-  lnr-H.hat is about three shillings���������at  a time, and when.a sale is concluded  a deposit is paid-.at once, nnd* tho  balance on or after the following  day. ���������.:  Tho attractive  women  and    strong  men have been sold,  and have realised good prices;  the old people,     ato  in littlo or no .demand;.-but thei auo ?  lionccis will persist.  Outside the market-place one country Moor of tlio middle* cla-ss is in  charge of four young boy slaves, and  is telling a friend. what he paid for  them. f learned that tt-oir piico  averaged cloven potuvtis apiece bi  Engli&li currency���������two hundrecl and  eighty dollars in Moorish money���������  that they were all bred in Mr.rrak-  e.ili, by a dealer who ke^ps a. -largo  establishment of slavts us ono in  England might keep n stitd-fnim, aivd  rvlls the children w they grow up.���������  "Harper's-"  '  (���������  \  i *<������*y.:..:..>.:<.:.*:**:~x������:-:**:-:-:**><->'������  Charles Peace  I The Burglar   $  5fr<t.Xk*!"t������*t**>*;**!**t*'*t������!*������t**lVt**M**������*><*'  On the ovening of November 6th,  1878, P. C. Robinson was patrolling  tho roads in the neighborhood of  BiaOkhcatli, London. It waa dork,  aiid a thick fog hung low.  "Burglars' weather," remarked the  officer to himself ns ho halted n*>d  listened. "I wonder whether tho  gentleman who has boon so busy  round this neighborhood recently is  at work to-night."  . flush I     What was that?  Tlio constable craned forward, drew  book, crouched, and then starting  suddenly erect, called upon a man  who waa slouching past to halt.  For answer there rung out a couple  of revolver shots. Robinson was  hit, and staggered back, but, instantly recovering himself, he darted at  his.would-be murdered.  ���������Hid latter fired three more, shots,  which missed, and the next instant  was felled to thc ground by a blow  from the constable's truncheon.  Even? then, however, hc discVnined  to surrender. Instead, he drew a  liugc knife from an inner pocket of  his jacket, and tried to stab his captor in the stomach and throat.  /'. ���������' Hut in tho end he was overpowered  and taken to the station. Ho gave  liis name as "Jem Ward," and claimed lo be a half-caste sailor from America. Tlie empty -revolver���������a fine,  brand-new; weapon���������was found securely strapped to his wrist.  -'At first his captors were inclined to  credit his story, but after a day or  two of confinement his face was noticed lo have got perceptibly paler.  A closer examination revealed that  ������������������ It had been stained with walnut-  juice.  This discovery put the police on  their mettle. Here, evidently, was  no ordinary criminal. So the best  and keenest intellects nt their disposal wore set to work to solve the  problem of their mysterious prisoner's identity.  And they succeeded ih th'e end; but  only aftor long and patient inquiry.  At first, indeed, they thought his  namo was Johnson, for under this  alias hc was found to have been liv-'  ing in style in n fine house at Peck-  h'am.  Hut afterwards it wns discovered  that he was in reality Charles Peace,  a burglar by profession, and a murderer upon occasion.  And then,  lilllo  by  little,  was  unravelled    the     whole    of his sordid,  ���������.strange - llfe-sfory.  Originally an ordinary laboring  man, Peace very early in his career  ' ' made up his mind that hard work  vvas not at all to his liking, and, after various escapades in different  ���������parts of the country, he blossomed  forth on thc music-hall stage as "The  Ethiopian Pnganini."  He. wns fairly successful in his now  role, too. for lie was a clever violinist. Hut he wanted to get rich too  quickly, -engineered a big burglary,  .got caught, and received a sentence  of five years' penal servitude.  On his release he organized the ela7  "borate system of wholesale robbery,  which was eventually to render his  name notorious all over the civilized  world.  He would have no' male accomplices, and he confined himself to no locality. At Sheffield, Nottingham, and  ���������elsewhere, as well as at Lambeth and  at Peckhani, he Tented houses in respectable localities, where he passed  ns a man of substance, and which he  used as depots for the proceeds of  his burglaries.  When things began to got too hot  for him at one place, he went to  another. At each of his numerous"  houses he had installed a lady housekeeper, so that he always had ready  to hand half a dozen secure and comfortable hiding places.  When not ."working." lie amused  himself with hitr violin, on which,  however, he played only sacred mu-  ���������sic:���������He^was=also=a���������clcver-carver-iiv  wood, and it was-recalled afterwards  us a curious fact, that he carved-little else save models of churches and  cathedrals.  Another trait in his character, that  served him in excellent stead was his  '.ulont for disguises. At Peckhani,  ���������������������������or instance,, ho was a one-armed  man���������his artificial limb, made by  himself, ? is in the Scotland Yard  "Criminal Museum at this moment���������  and even those who knew him most  intimately novel* onco suspected the  trick that was being played upon  them.  At Nottingham Jie"was a swarthy,7  foreign-looking individual, who posed  as a lace merchant.    In Sheffield he  one face  was believed to be a wealthy dealer      No  man  in real restate. for one  It was in this latter town that he  met and fell in love with ? Mrs. ICate  Dyson, a pretty and vivicacious lit���������  . tie American, woman. Her husband  objected to his too evident attentions. "-''Whereupon' Peace, who never  -' went unarmed" actually, shot him dead  in tho "pi'c's'enoa of his wife. ?  This dastardly, murder was committed-on ;Novcmbcr 22nd, 1870, and  it wns not by any means his first.  Hardly'eighteen months previously,  a young policeman named Cock had  attempted to arrest him while in the  act of breaking into a. .house, but,  less lucky or loss adroit than Robinson, had fallen a victim to the burglar's deadly revolver.  For this latter crime mi entirely  innocent'.man, named William Harbon  was arrested and sentenced to the  gallows. Fortunately tho Homo-Secretary'.commuted the death penalty  to one. of life-long pcnul servitude,  and when Pence was condemned for  the murder of Dyson lie confessed to  thai, of Constable Cock, turd Harbon  ���������was    releasee". Hut    lhe    -iniluc(ty  young man Iind then served seven  years In -'prist,-!.- However, as somo  compensation, J<*v     this,  Uie Govern  ment awarded     him tho sum of S?4,-  000.  Th'eso two murders woro the r^nly  ones that woro actually brought  homo to Peace, but it is believed  that ho committed at least throe  others. Indeed, during his long career of crime, ho never hesitated to  take life when lie thought such a  courso needful for the furtherance of  his ninny plans.  Nevertheless, tho man was full of  strange contrasts. He had, for example, a pony which used to follow  him about like a dog. antf of which  ho was inordinately fond. When it  was ill, he sat up with it night after  night, and on its death he broke  down utterly, crying bitterly for  hours together.  He kept all sorts of pots, too���������canaries, whito mico, dogs, cats, a parrot, und a gont, and was uniformly  kind to all of them.  Ovor Romen he soemod to oxercise  a species of magnotic fascination, and  this despite a physiognomy that was  well-nigh rcpulsivo in its ugliness.  Thero can be no shadow of a doubt  that he completely won tho heart of  the unfortunate Mrs. Dyson; and it  is significant that not one of his  many house-keepers betrayed him, although they must havo known perfectly well what his real business  was.  His audacity knew no bounds. At  Hull, at a timo when tho streets of  tho town wero actually placarded  with bills offoring $500 for information as to his whereabouts, he took  lodgings in tho houso of a sergeant of  police", with a view to learning all  ho could concerning the plans afoot  for his. capture. Ho was then so  cloverly disguised that his own wife  and son passed him by without recognizing him.  On another occasion a detective  from Shields, who happened to bo in  London on private business, thought  he recognized Peace near Westminster  Abbey, and followed him. The latter, neodless to say, know ho was being shadowed. But ho gave no sign  of trepidation. Instead, he strodo  straight across Parliament Street  and into Scotland Yard, and thence  doubled back through a public-house  passage to the left.  Nor was this his only visit  lo the  POET ARTHUR DEFENCES  IMFHEGN'ABI.F   if** THE  OF  GIBRALTAR.  ROCK  Shots  of Enemy Would Tall  hind Military Works  and Arsenal,  Be-  stroyers to lie alongside the building  slip, and here eight to a dozen ore  nearly alrays moored.  As to tho town, tho old Chinese  city is rapidly becoming a mass of  barracks, and on every side tho dirty  homes of tho Celestials aro giving  way to fino stone buildings; the modern town is constructed on the European plan, its only and all-pervading fault being excessive filth, stench  and n complete lack of drainage.  FINE WATER WORKS  have  for some, time been in      courso  Port Arthur, the ancient seaport of  Lu-cluin-chong, was until tho war  between China and Japan in 189*1 in  the undisputed possession of the Chinese.    On Sov.  21,  180-1, it was cap-j of erection,  and  turod by Japanese troops, lly tho i trie light will be installed all .over  treaty of peace between China and tho town, though whether by tho  her neighbor, which was signed nt Russians remains to be seen. On tho  Shimonesjki on April 17, 1895, it high hill at tho back of tho town nro  was coded lo Japun, with practical- !placed a lighthouse, signal station,  ly tho wholu of the Liautung Ponin-' and telephone office; from here a su-  suln. Including all islands appertain- ��������� Perb view of tho surrounding couniry  ing  or  belonging  thereto,  says      tho  may bo obtained.        To the right of  AbOUt the  ....House  ���������wmmif������wMw  WITH A CAN OF SALMON,  London Times  Owing to the action of Russia, supported by France and Germany, Japan was compelled to rotrocede under Article .1. of a convention signed  nt Pokln on Nov. 8, 1895, all tho  territory occupied by her in Manchuria and by Dec. 31 of that year the  last Japancso soldier had been withdrawn.  It is unnecessary to recall the process by which, in less than two and  a hglf years after its evacuation     by  this hill (facing seawards) lies the  newly-built residence of tho Viceroy, the only respectable habitation  in that quarter of the town. To the  loft stretches tho new town, reaching  almost to tho surrounding hills .about  four miles to the east. Prominent  amongst the many buildings are tho  new barracks, a series of 24 grey  stono edifices placed in four rows  of six each,.  Nearer the harbor are tho prison  telegraph office, court-houso, and  I Customs,  but nothing in  the naturo  the Japanese. Russia had established  of a privato dwelling is to bo     seen  herself m  Port  Arthur   never of her. anvwhonj.        Beyond  the  new  town,  own  free  will to  quit it.  No  sooner  had the  lease been  extracted     from  China than  tho  Russian  Government  sot to work to render their new pos-  onc> into which cmpties a rivori cuts  session impregnable for all time.     It  ofr tho  olrt  tf>wn  from  thn now        A  and divided from tho east port by a  narrow strip of land, is a large, shal-  would not bo out of place hero to describe roughly the position and physical aspects-of the port. Situated  on the south-eastern extremity of the  Liau-tiinjf -Peninsula, Port Arthur is  just outsido thc southern limit of  Winter ice, this immunity being ono  of its most valuable features.  THE HARBOR  is an oval inlet of the sea, two miles  long from east to west, and a mile  from north to south; it is surrounded by hills of varying elevation, and  its solo entrance is on the southern  side by a narrow channel guarded at  the south-western end by a couple of  London  police headquarters.     It was  dangerous reefs, and protected against  part of his business to got to   know!had weather     b.v a     narrow spit of  the detectives, and     ho never missed  rocky land known as the Tiger's Tail,   found the Russian rule bearable,   ono  an opportunity of doiog so. | which      runs  Uingonully   across      ils  When,  for    instance,  tlie  inspectors inorthern    extremity.        This harbor  and others implicated in the Great  Turf Frauds wore being tried at tho  Old Bailey, ho made a personal application to the Commissioner for a  pass to tho Court, rcorosenting himself as a gentleman of independent  moans who was interested in the  case.  -reace had already been convicted  for the attempted "murder of Constable Robinson, and was under sentence of penal servitude for lifo, when  he made his sensational leap for freedom from tho London nnd Leeds Express. "''  Ho was being taken to the latter  town, in custody of a couple of warders, to bo tried for the murder of  Mr. Dyson. Ho knew that the widow of his victim had been brought  back from America to identify him,  and must have felt that, metaphorically, the rope was at  his throat.  One last chance he had, and he  took it. While the train was going  at full speed, ho suddenly bounded  from his seal, and threw himself  headlong through tho open carriage  window. He alighted on thc permanent way, and there was found  later on, insensible, with a cracked  crown and a- broken leg.  From that moment ho seems to  have given up hope, although hc  fouglit gamely for his life to thc end.  To his warders, he was a source of  endless trouble, for he was as cunning as an npe and as slippery as an  eel.  Yet he was an excellent .companion, and, when in'the mood for il, he  kept liis watchers in tho condemned  cell in a continuous chuckle of merriment with his quaint quips and queer  sallies.  Indeed, he jested even in the presence of death; for his last remark,to  Marwood. uttered with a grim smile  just prior to the- bolt being drawn,  was_Jjiat_the haltcrjyas: ^'to Ugljt/'  ���������Pearson's "Weekly.  SENTENCE  SERMONS.  Talents never wpnr out.  Nothing can be saved by selfishness.  Creeds are but tho clothes' of religion.  The truth wo live lifts to higher  truth. ' - '- .  Tho_four of God. makes no man  afraid. ���������  The faultless man is usually friendless. ; ���������  The faith is dead that knows no  change.     ���������-..  Truth  has    many  robes,  but  only  wins  a crown  who  works  : The man who sighs always enjoys  sorrow.        ,  . ������������������.'���������"  To be willing to be anything is to  be nothing.  - They who are never weary are always-weak.  To live more wo must be willing to  lose much.  There is no moral light wliere thero  is no spiritual sight.  No mail "can be liberal to others  who is not loyal to himself.  Some men preserve?their principles  by never using them.  The salvation of a sermon has often meant the loss bf some soul.   '.:���������  Some preachers mistake a sluggish"  intellect for a spiritual heart.  ;  When you keep one sin in the closet you may expect it brood in the  parlor.  God  wants    men  to  live  for  fellows rather than to  die for  fni tli.  It is somo * consolation to know  that whon you nlm at nothing you  are sure to hit it.  however, was so shallow that until  extensive dredging nperalions had  been undertaken no vessel of nny size  could enter; even now there. are  berths for but three battleships in,  addition to smaller craft. For this  reason the major portion of tho Russian fleet has always been forced to  lie outside the heads,- or else enter  lho large ' swing basin or wet dock,  whicli lies to the east, facing the entrance to the harbor proper.   -  The approach to the harbor and  basin is very confined, nnd from the  nature of its surroundings is very  easily defended. To the cast, Kwang-  chin Tlill rises to a height of nearly  250 feet above" the sea level, and its  olovntion has been taken full advantage of by the erection and around  Its summit of threo powerful batteries, mounting, besides smaller guns,  four new breech-loading cannon,  weighing- 084 tons, on fortress mountings. On tho side facing the entrance  and half way down the slope aro two  butteries of quick-firers," for the most  part Cnnet 5.5-incM nnd 75 mm.  guns, in addition lo a torpedo and  searchlight station.  THE FORTIFICATIONS  extend from tho Kwang-chin-Shnn  Fort for a distance of nearly 40  vorsts in tho northern direction, aud  this is joined by n circle of batteries  in the hilltorjs surrounding the town  to tho second long line of defences  starting south around the peninsula  from the Mantow Hill. So much for  the eastern side of the entrance. On  the west the most important fort is  the Wei-Yuen, and this is joined lo  several small quick-fire batteries commanding the entrance by castellgted  bridges. A short time ago the  whole of these fortifications were  surrounded by a high wooden palisade  to prevent tho inquisitive from learning too much.   The_wicith of  the  entrance���������from.  Caimod salmon is one thing to liave  in store for emergencies. It can be  before "long thc"oi'ec- s������rvo<l in many ways, is quickly prepared, and will do equally well for  dinner, luncheon or tea, when it may  make the principal dish, or an entree or salad. Always buy tlie steak  salmon, as it is best, and, when onco  a good brand is found, keep to it.  Boiled Salmon���������Drop the can, free  from wrappings, into a kottle of hot  water, and lot it boil 20 minutes. Cut  the can open, turn out the salmon,  take ofl* the skin iind bono without  breaking, and pour oil' tho liquid. If  tho quantity seems insufficient, boil 4  or 5 eggs as long as you boil tha  salmon. Take oil' tho shells, cut 3 in  halves lengthwise, and arrange them  around the flsh. Make a white sauce  and sift tho other 2 eggs into it, pour  over salmon and servo with peas and  boiled potatoes, followed by. a cucumber and lettuce salad. When family  is small, eggs may be omitted. Keep  best brand of canned peas on hand  and when open wash woll before heating and seasoning.  Salmon Patties���������Open a can of  salmon, pour oft liquid and put into  hot water; heat to boiling, then remove all skin and bono aftor draining. Break into small pieces. Put  saucepan over tlio fire witli buttor the  sizo of an egg if whole of salmon is  to bo used; as it melts, stir in a heaping tablespoon of flour, and when  smooth add water until it is the consistency of thick cream, Salt to  tnsto, and also use popper (cayenne if  liked), a bit of grated lemon peel,  a sprig of chopped parsley and a- few  drops of onion julco for seasoning;  put In the salmon and heat without  mashing. Fill patty shells, which  can be made in a few minutes if  pasto is made onco or twice a week  and kept in ico chest.  Salmon on Toast���������-Prepare the salmon as in the above recipe; havo  ready a platter of hot buttered toast,  heap a spoonful on each slice and  garnish' with lemon points and parsley.    A nice luncheon dish'.  Salmon ivith Pastopuffs���������Whon paste  is on hand this dish is quickly mado.  Free  salmon    from      skin  and bone,  wash' with hot water without breaking and  hont hot.     Turn  on a plat-  off the old town from tho new. A  wido bridge spans this at its narrowest place and leads d'own a broad  road to the gates of the arsenal and  dockyard.  Givon time, the Russians would  have made a model city of. Port-'Arthur; but, unfortunately, moro attention was paid (and from their point  of view rightly so) to its defences  than to its development along peaceful lines.  THE  ADMINISTRATION  of the town was entrusted to a committee of officers under tho presidency  of tho- Viceroy, and in his absence tho  senior naval officer present.  Militarism is, of course, rampant;  and, but for a fow Chinese, who have  soned with" buttor, pepper and salt,  and sow up the opening. Placo the  flBh in an upright position in a baking dish with somo drippings and a  lump of butter. Rub the fish with  salt and dredge wilh popper and  flour, lay over it a fow tliin slices of  fat salt pork and bako an hour and  a half. If a roasting pan is not used  it will bo necessary to baste it occasionally.  Fish Souffle���������Mix 1 cup cold cooked  fish with 2 cups hot steamed rice,  add 2 cups of milk and 2 beaten eggs,  seasoning to taste. Stir woll aad  dust with cracker crumbs. Bake half  an hour.  Shrimp Salad���������Ono can of shrimps  cut in small pieces, 3 hard boiled  eggs chopped fine, 3 sweet cucumber  pickles cut in small pieces, 3 pitted  olives sliced thin. Sprinkle with  pepper, mix thoroughly and cover  with mayona.'s** dressing, thinned  with cream.  seldom moots a man clad in anything  but a uniform; the "ricksha," typical of the wholo of China, has been  replaced by the "drosky" driven by  "niujiks" of an unusually dirty type.  As regards facilities for travel, there  was (for it is wiser to speak in    the  IRONING-BOARD   COVERS.  If your ironing-board needs a * new  cover,, cut two pieces of old white  blanket tho size of tho top, nnd .allow just enough to come over tlie  edge, but not undei\ '  If-you haven't any old blanket to  use for this purpose, place two layers of cotton flannel on the board,  and tack it smoothly over each edge.  A piece of cotton flannel, with a  double layer- of sheet wadding under  it, is nice, but you must bo particular to have the wadding smooth, and  fastened securely in place.  From strong muslin, bleached or  unbleached, as you prefer, make two  or threo covers the sizo and shapo of  your board. ���������Hem them all around,  aiid, at distances of four or six inches, sew strong tapes long enough to  reach under tho board and tie securely. Whon ono covor is soiled, it. is"  oasily removed and a clean one adjusted.  If two such tapes are fastened to  tho corners of your silcnco-clotli for  your dining-room table, you will find  it much mora easy to keep the cloth  in place and out of sight at tho  edges.   f   LEECHES STILL USED.  past tense  connection with the trans-Siberian  system, and on Mondays and' Thursdays u through Pullman express ran  to Irkutsk, meeting the trans-continental section from Vladivostock. A  line of steamers under Russian control made daily trips to Chefoo, eight  hours distant, and Russian "tramps"  had been' taking more and more of  the Corean coast trade nway from  the Japanese, who until recently possessed a practical monopoly.  One more feature is worthy of notice���������the so-called impregnability of  Port Arthur. From the sea I think  it ivould l;o almost as impossible lo  capture as Gibraltar, and ships  moored-in the inner harbor would lie  in perfect safety. Further it is moot  point whether the dockyard could bo  damaged by high-angle lire; the  works  and  arsenal  lic so  closely un-  now) a splendid ^railway |tor,-p'our a hot white sauce around it,  or, bettor still, a cream sauce, and  covor with hot paste pulYs, made by  rolling crust, cutting in strips 2 inches wide, then across into triangles;  buk,c brown and mask salmon with  them.  Escalloped Salmon���������Free salmon  from skin, bones and oil, break into  bits with fork and piit in alternate  layers in a shallow baking dish with  cracker crumbs, using butter, popper  and salt with milk, or a rich white  or egg sauce to moisten. Bake in a  liot oven long enough to brown and  heat through.  French Salmon Toast���������Cut a stale  loaf into thin slices and trim olT  crusts. Dip, as used, into a mixture  made of J pt. milk, 1 beaten egg, 1  saltspoon sail, ami a sprinkle of pepper. Fry on a griddle rubbed with a  bit of salt pork,  if butter is too cx-  der the Kwangchin     Hill that      any  pensive,  and    brown  woll.        Spread  their  tKoir  -*-  ft iris usually want to marry men  who can support them in a style to  irihich'they-hav. been unaccustomed. '  Pinnacle Rock on the west to the oj>-  positc shore is barely 350 yards,  whilst the threo-fathom channel nt its  narrowest is not more than 500 feet  in width. Within the heads it widens out somewhat, und between ythe  end of tho Tiger's Tall and the entrance to the basin thore is a width  of 480 ynrds: oven this ma Ices it a  most difficult task for any vessel over  300 feet in length tb cntot or leave  cither the harbor or basin.  On the Tiger's Tall aro placed seven Canet 5.5-inch quick-firers in an  open battery at an elevation of not  moro than 10 feet above the sea;-at  the extreme end of the spit is n  quadruple launching slip for destroyers, from which two lots of four have  recently been launched - after being  sent out in sections. Behind this,  again, is a circular observation tower and. flagstaff.  THE BASIN OR EAST PORT  was excavated primarily by the Chinese, as also the dry-dock cut in its  northern side. It has ah average  depth of 3j fathoms and citn accommodate nearly a dozen large vessels.  Tne western end is devoted exclusively to torpedo craft, though a dock  for these small boats is in the process of construction on the eastern  side. The dry-dock, repaired ::and  enlarged by the Russians, is 452 feet  over all, 370 feet over blocks, 90  feet wide at the entrance, and has a  depth on tlio sill at high" water, ordinary spriug tides, of 32 feet: These  figures are interesting, for they show  that, oveu with her draught augmented nearly 6 feet, the Retvizan might  still enter the dock for repairs at  high water. An 80-ton shcerlogs is  in position on thc land side of the  basin, and immense engine shops and  repairing houses ar. in course of  construction wherever thero is an  available plot of land. Just inside  tlio Tiger's Tail the mud has been  dredged away     so as to allow     de-  projectiles so discharged would more  probably range far into the town at  the back. From lho land sido it is  difficult to judge of the value of the  defences, but it appeared fo me that  a determined foo might very conceivably 1-c able to rush the place by ,-x  concerted attack from several points.  But for these and other matters-wc  must await the course of events.  NOTES FROM MA XYWHERE.  Air famine is.the common cause of  Pneumonia.  The people of Tibet - rarely wash,  finding it warmer to  be dirty.  Tho mercantile fleet of-Japan ranks  seventh in the world's shipping.  France and England each own. in  Africa an area as large as the Unit-  rcd~Sta.t'e37~*        " ~    ?--=���������==  The naval vessels under construction in the United States aggiegntc  moro tonnage than those afloat.  Vast quantities of earth containing  radium compound have been discovered in thc Llano mineral region  near Austin, Tex.  A person clad in garments made  from tlio hair of tho reindeer will not  sink in water. A factory for textiles  in reindeer wool is irr operation in  Vienna arrd one will '��������� - established in  London.  The prince of Wales has a most extraordinary design- tatoood on his  arm. It takes the form of a fearful  looking dragon, with open jaws  bristling with rows of gignatic teeth-  and a row of spiked horns down  the middle of its back.  TRADE AND INDUSTRY.  Of the eighty or more boot and  cane sugar factories of Spain all-  except two or'throe liave Just been  merged in a sugar trust.  The world's production"- of rubber  was two years ago almost equally  divided between Africa and \South  America; now the Amnzon region produces-three-fifth's', of it.  Dalany harbor, near Port Arthur,  built by Russia for nn ice free tor--  minal port for the Siberian railway  at a cost of 17,000,000 rubles, is a  disappointment, for tho breakwater  freezes over as It did at Vladivostok.  The nearest possible ice free bay is  in Corean territory.  Tho i*ocord of September confirms  tlio general impression of returning  industrial activity in Germany. It  apjioars that during that month thero  were received for overy 100 open situ-  ationsonly 111 applications, as compared with' 137 applications in September, 1902.  Tf some girls who think they  sing would not try to prove it  might be forgiven.  can  all  with hot salmon, as prepared for  patties, and put two together and  heap on disli, pouring cream sauce  around if liked.  .Salmon Bjills���������Mix 1 cup brok.cn  salmon with 2 of well mashed potatoes, moisten with milk or cream,  season to taste, add a beaten egg,  beat to a cream and drop from a  spoon into deep hot fat. Or* make  into balls, roll in flour and saute until brown on a griddle.  Salmon Potato���������Butter a shallow  bakintj dish well. Spread to the  depth of an inch witli popato mashed  to a cream and seasoned; cover with  patty mixture, sprinkle over with  cracker-crumbs and bits of butter, put  in hot oven and bake until brown,  top and bottom.  Creamed salmon may be served witli  Fi*en~ch^frie11^r~liaSliSf^  toes, nnd canned peas.  WASHING  DISHES..-  A cureless dishwasher* can soon do  a great deal of damage. The china  Is disfigured by having the glazing  cracked and chips broken from the  edges. Ivory and rubber handled  knives and forks are ruined by being  washed in water that is greasy or  too hot; glosses are 'broken by pouring water over them; srrch things nro  done overy day, yot they are entirely  unnecessary.  A good ���������dishwasher needs a bright  tin or porcelain dishpan and drainer,  a supply of ��������� water, and tea towels  that leave no lint....Do not dump the  dishes into the pan promiscuously,  thereby running the risk of breaking  half of them. When the food is removed from thp table scrape . the  plates and drain out any coffee or  tea that is left in the cups. Pile the  plates together, tlicn the saucers,  cups and small dishes. Have the pan  half full of water that is as hot as  you can bear your hands in, put in  enough gold dust washing powder to  make n good suds, and. wash the  glasses first, then the silverware, and  after that the china. Put thorn in  the drainer, pour warm water over  thorn to rinse thorn, and dry .with" a  clean dish towel. Care is required at  every stop of tlie p_rocess. A.dish  mop mny bo used if one docs not  wish to keep the hands in the hot  water so long. Pudding dishes or  other cooking utensils should . soak  awhllo before washing. . The wire  dishcloth is excellent for cleaning iron  Icettles, but should not be used on  tinware.  RUSSIA!. AMI'S BIG TASK  LIKE      NAyoLEON'S      FAMOUS  MARCH TO MOS-ftOW.  Japan Has a Powerful Navy,  and  Excellent Sea Bases of  Supply.  Angus Hamilton, in his book on  "Korea," compares Russia and  Japan in the struggk which ho then  saw  was  impending.  Mr. Hamilton agrees with other  students of tho Far F.astmcn situation that to use his own language,  ���������'Certainly in tho annals of military  history, excluding the march of Napoleon upon Moscow, ihere is nor war  which may be said-to havo developed a parallel to the task which besets Russia in Manchuria and Korea." In-explaining what he means  by this remark, Mr. Hamilton says '  "Upon land a single line of railway traversing the heart of an enemy's country terminates at Port  Arthur. At sea Vladivostock' is cut  off by reason of its position, while  it is inaccessible on account of its  climate. These points, Vladivostock  and Port Arthur, define the extremities of the stratogic position which  Russia holds in Manchuria," Tli.  author decides that Port Arthur for  the opening moves of the war must  become the pivot of operations.  In tho discussion of Uie value of  Port Arthur as a military and naval  base he points out that it must b.  many years beforo the limited accommodations of the port can bo increased. Of Port Arthur he says in  part :  "Port Arthur is happy in the possession of all thore objects which to  a naval base are component parts  of success. The dry dock, somewhat  weak and unsubstantial, is 3S5 foet  in length, 34 feet in depUi, and 80  feet broad, wliile the naval basin i9  equal in surface space to tho total  available steamer anchorage in tho  harbor proper." It is pointed out  thnt when the dredging operations in  contemplation are completed the harbor will afford a surface anchorngo  of more than a square mile, "but,"  says Mr. Hamilton, "until tho work  has been executed the value of Port  Arthur as a satisfactory naval base  is infinitely less than the prestlgo  which it enjoys as an impregnable  WHERE" JAPAN IS STRONG.  "After a brief reference to Vladivostock as probably too far removed  from the scene of hostilities to bo  worth considering, the author points  out the overwhelming advantages of  Japan in the matter of naval bases  for the naval operations which must  mark the beginning of the war. Of  these stations Japan has no less  than nine scattered about at important strategic points.  His comparison of the numerical -  and tonnage tea strength of thc two  powers, while interesting in that it  gives Russia the greater, has now  become obsolete in the light of de-  monsU'ated superiority on the part  of thc Japs.  Due weight is given to the superiority of Russia's military resources,  but he points out that Russian  troops are slow movers, and though  they may be relied upon to fight  to the lust ditch in actual combat,  the lack of individual initiative on  tho part of Russian officers will certainly deprive their operations of tho  dash and mobility so characteristic  of the Japanese army. He also  foresees that-though much is expoct-  ed of tlio'Siberian Railway, its great  weakly guarded length will provo a  perpetual strain upon : llustia's  strength and authority. Mr. nam-  predicts that no opportunity  ill   be missed    by the    natives  Foreigners Cling- to Belief in Bleeding.  - Tiie uso of leeches, according to a  retail druggist in an Italian quarter  of the city, .is increasing. This is  likely to bo news to many physicians  nnd certainly to tlie laity, who have  thought that bleeding was a dead  medical theory.  The druggist who made the statement had just sold something in a  small box to a group of Italians  whom he liad charged 25 cents. Afterwards he explained that .it was a  leech, and then hc added that sales  wero increasing in drug stores which  find their patrons among the foreigners of the .large cities.  They are raised mostly in Sweden,  where thoy ore cultivated in leech  lakes. Thoy are sold at *! cents each  at' wholesale, but tlie retail druggist  adds heavily to tho price. "Wo have  to do it," said the druggist. "They  dic if thoy get too warm or too cold,  and 5rou are out what you paid for  them.  Tho sale of them is constantly increasing. It is due to the fact that  tho foreign population of the country  is growing all thc time. Tn this  country tho natives do not look upon  bleeding as a cure for all manner of  things, but in many foreign countries  that is tho first thing thoy think    of | ^{lon  when anything is the matter with a I m be-m������ssed --bv the natives of  person. If a doctor isn t around to , Manchuria of harassing1 -tlie Russian  lap the sufferer, * olT they go ior one forces and impeding their.movements  of these little bloodsuckers. Its the , by attacks at all points upon tho  same wny when those folks come to wcaklv constructed and badlv-equip-  this  country.     They  think of  'bleed-   pcd railway.  RUSSIA  AND  KOREA.  There is one chapter in  the   boolc,  thatwhich deals with Russian  interests in Korea,  in  which  the    author  sheds  some  light  upon   the  meaning  I of it all.   This is summed up in  th.  ! ormning sentence, "Russian industilal  activity   in Korea may be  regarded  as a cloak  for political schemes. '  Mr. Hamilton goes on to show how  Japan neglected the opportunity to  make permanent a political ascen-  -danc?���������in=Ko;*ea~w?iteii=then=lay-open-  to her. "Before she had realised the  probabilities of her position," he  says, "she had committed herself to  a design b^* which she hoped to secure the King and Queen and to direct herself the reigns of Government."  In summing up the present situation he rays : "Japan still wields  inutcrial influence of a high order  iu' Korea. Hut within the paramount position which she fills there  is a rift caused by the spread oi tho  antagonistic and insidious influence  of her great opponent. Curiously  enough, the position whicli Russia  holds to-day is not nearly as assertive as that which she occupied in  lS'JG, yet there is little doubt that  her influence is more commanding, if  less conspicuously aggressive. Japan  has turned aside upon thc occasion  from the political issues to develop  her commercial interests. Russia  again has pursued, unswerving, tho  policy which revealed witli the fall  China   the    fact thnt Manchuria  ing' whenever anything happens in  the way of an accident, and if one of  them gets bruised the first thing lie  wants is a leech. When one of them  gets into a squabble and comes out  of il with a black eye, nothing but a  leech  will  do  him.  "Tho demand for these ugly little  things is confined almost entirely to  the foreign born element in the city,  and iir a store situated as this one  is we must      Iceep a good  supply of  'lecclies=alwoys=on^liand. -Tn^tbc',  stores situated in the fashionable districts'I doubt if you will bo able to  buy a leech. They, however, may  Icecp them in somo of these, places  just to have them in case they arc  wanted, but it is safe to say they  don't sell a dozen in a year. Do wc?  Yes, indeed. A dozen a day is more  like our record. One, day last week  I sold   thirty-three."  DISHES FOR LENTEN DAYS.  Baked Pickerel���������Cleanse the frsH,  rinse It and wipe dry. Stuff with a  dressing made  of bread  crumbs eea-  WE  ALL  KNOW WHAT  IT  IS.  Dobson called upon one of the in���������  fluen7:a. suffereis and sympathized  with him in the trouble lie? was having to bear.  Influenza Sufferer :���������"Thank you  bery butch. I've had ad awful tibe  ob it, by boy."  Dobson :���������"And    you   don't     seem  out of the woods yet."  '..Influenza    Sufierer :���������"Dot  be.   I'b  right i-d the thick ob id."  Dobson :���������"How does your head  feel '.'" '    f  Influenza   Sufferer :���������"Like  a   blag- ���������"  bith's shop.     Bight be twedty sledge  habbers going all ad a tibe."  Dobson :���������"Are you taking any-  thiig for  it.?'*  Influenza    Sufferer :���������    "Takig ady-  thlg ?       Buckets!ul,. by boy.   Ad as '  to   hadkerschiefs^���������well,   there'll   have  to.   be   adothor     washid  day      Uiis  week."  Dobson :���������"Well, you must be patient, you know."  Influenza SufTerer '���������"Quido so. Do  choice, is there ? Oh !���������ah !���������weigh  ub I���������loog out I���������id's���������id's���������cobig !  Ibo going to squeeze, ad id's like a  blizzard."  Dobson left him shaking tho house  to tho foundations.  Sufferer :-"Like  a   blag- ; was wiU)in h(?r &raspand that Korea,  was ils entail."  WHERE THEY MET.  SIGNS OF CARE.  Mrs. (Sramercy.���������"My bulldog is  always  getting  into  trouble."  Mrs. Park.���������"Is Uiat the reason ho  has such a lovely, lot at Winkles?"  They were both retired officers and  bad just been introduced iu the  smoking-room  of the club.  "Do yon know, colonel," said tlo  major, "I cannot help thinking I  have met you before ?*'  "And strongly enough, sir, I have  a very similar feeling with regard to  you."  "Were you at the storming of Flar-  eupatum, colonel ?*' asked tlie major  at lost,  after a silence.  "I was, major."  "And were you present at thc tim.  the fort exploded and blew up th.  entire place ?*'  "I had  that honor."  "Tliere, now "1 Iknow vJ^crc I havo  seen you beiore. I passed you aa  you were going up and I vas coming  down.     Yout* hard color..?." Reliable Goods  At Good Values  ���������  ReSiaSsie Goods  At Good Values  SSSG'SSXSS**'.''^^  ���������������'-.  A^WA/S   RsVIsMSIrT THAT  I  I   llii II lllil  I II ll   II II  Snaps and Bargains in Seasona  "W"  omsaxac  Colored Muslin and Organdies  Regular Pricc 40c. and 50c.    Now 20c.  per yard.  Regular Price  15c.  and 20c.    Now 8c.  per yard.  A Large Stock of Dress Goods  A few pieces of Double-Fold Dress  Goods. Regular Price 30c. ..and 25c.  Now 15c; per yard.  All-Wool      Cashmeres,  Sale Price 30c per yard.  Double-Fold.  to choose from  Merserised Dress Satins  At 25c.    Sale Price 20c.  Price 15c.  At 20c.     Sale  .        *  SPECIAL PRICES on all Dress Goods  ���������All New, this Season's Goods, and  some only to hand during last week.  Ladies' Blouses, Slylish and Dressy  A few odd lines.     Regular-Price $1.50  and $2.00.    Sale Price 75c.  Men's Furnishings, up-tc-c-ate Goods  White  Shirts.      Regular    $1.25.    Now  $1.00.'  Colored Outing Shirt with Collars.   Sale;  Price 75c.  Black and White.Stripe   Hard   Wearing  Shirts.    Regular Price $1.00.    Now 65c  Boys' Knicker Pants  In Tweeds, Sizes from 22 to 32.       Sale  Price 45c.  We have made up our mind lo reduce our stock.  Never before have we offered such genuine bargains in New Spring Goods. 'We have applied  the.knife all.over the stock and will keep cutting  deeper and deeper until stock is reduced.  .  Are manufactured to  Secure Your  Confidence  and Patronage.  Are manufactured to  Secure Your Confidence  and Patronage  9. ������  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  I   THE    PIANOLA     PIANO ' playing     attachments  <������  FOR ALL-PARTICULARS-APPLY. TO .���������-,-,  J. f/lacSeod, Agent  Second Street,  Revelstoke.  ia************aaaaaaa*************aaa*******aaaaa  THE MARSHALL -SANITARY MATTRESST :  S>Ak.:  immm^-mmm  mmmmmmm-  HOUSE  (LEANING  a  If you are going to Paper  the House this Spring- put  on the Newest and Prettiest  Patterns.  CANADA DRUG  & BOOK COMPANY.  See Our Sample Book.  LOCALISMS  ���������A new and select stock of picture  moulds in. Bring your pictures along.  Let us frame them for you. Cabinet  photos framed and mounted in the  latest style. John E. Woods, The  Furniture Store.  A. A. Clark, the well known merchant of Camborne, returned home  today after a few days visit in the city  ���������Have you tried Lily White or  Crest soap for a bath.' If not try  them.    C. B. Hume it Co.  Chief Young, of the Queen's Hotel,  Comaplix. has been appointed agent  for the Comaplix townsite.  ���������Swell line ladies' wash collars,  now in. selling at 33c. and 50c. C. B.  Hume tc Co.  Tenders for the erection of .1 two-  storey hospital-building at Arrowhead  close at noon on the 3lst instant.  Hon. C. II. .Mcintosh is in Ottawa  and will re turn to the Kootenays next  week.  ���������Frc-sh fruit and green goods for  Saturday at C. li. Hume & Go's.  Chas. I*. Lindmark. G. S. McCarter  nnd C. IL Johnson returned on -Monday morning from the Coast.  Rev. I. XV. Williamson came tip fiom j  Kamloops this morning and will I  preach iu the library building tonight j  nt��������� & o'clock.    All are welcome. 1  The Kevelstoke Orangemen will  celebrate with their brethren at  Vernon this year. Special excursion  rates will be granted.  r' Theo. Wadman, who had hi.s hand  hurt at the fire on TIiui*sday night last  is in the hospital having the injury  attended to.  XV. G. "Watson wa.s taken ill suddenly at Boyd's ranch and compelled  to come to town for medical treatment. He attributes the attack to  lead poisoning caused by eating tomatoes from a perforated can. He is  now progressing favorably.  ���������FREE [SAMPLE TO AGENTS.  Practical ready call device for telephones. Saves brain work and hours  of time. Sells itself. One sale sells  dozens. Seeing is believing. Send  stamp.���������The Telephone Aj'p.lianck  Co., One 3Iadison Ave., Dept F. A. D.  2*Tew York City. ni'JH Im  Several of our local bear hunters  have been setting traps a few miles  nut of town, but one party whilst  carrying their trap recently had the  good luck to meet a splendid specimen  of the grizzly breed and are jubilant  over the possession of a massive head  find well furred skin. Bear stories  are now in order.  ���������Ladies' and children's knitted  cotton underwear at C. B. Hume & Co.  "Who's Who" at the opera house  tomorrow (Friday) night.  New consignment of Floor Oils at  Howson's. c  Revi C. Ladner returned this niorning from .Vancouver.  ���������Fresh dates, figs and table raisins  at C. B..Hume & Co's.  Thos. Taylor, -M.P.P., 'returned on  ���������Wednesday from a visit to Victoria.  ���������Raymond Sewing Machines at R.  Howson's Furniture store.  All miner's licenses expire on the  31st inst.  ���������Refrigerators at Howson's Furniture store.    . ;  "An.Eye on Hubby'' at. the opera  house on Saturday night, Two hours  of fun for theatregoers.  F. Young, of the firm of Reid A:  Young, returned on Monday from a  week's business trip to Vancouver.  John D. Sibbald, manager of the  McCullough Creek Hydraulic Mining  Co. came down on Tuesday from the  company's property. f  Mr. Baker, accountant of the Imperial Bank, left on Monday to spend  a well earned vacation of two months  in the old country.  The concert and dance, under the  auspices of the Revelstoke Orchestra,  Thursday evening last, was well patronised. A good program me had been  prepared and each number was well  received. The selection by the Chinese  orchestra was quite a novelty and drew  forth hearty applause. The evenings  entertainment, however, wa.s brought  to a, sudden term mat ion owing to^the^  ffatlflwtk^flTrell^EoWtn Tlie^clance  which was to have taken place after-  the concert, was held on Friday evening and was 11 great success:.  Ivan Sutherland, son of Mv. Geo.  Sutherland who was injured by the  explosion of a cartridge last week is  improving rapidly and will hc around  again irr afew days, none the worse  after his painful experience.  The regular monthly meeting of the  Ladies Hospital Guild, will be held on  Tuesday'next, May 31.st. at 3 p. in., in  the city hall.'������������������������������������A full attendance of  members is requested as business of  importance has to be discussed.  .1. Lewis, of the firm oT Robinson it  Lewis, came up from Wigwam Wednesday evening and reported that a  bush lire that was still burning in  thnt vicinity had alreadv destroyed  quarter of a mile of their limits as  well as 2.*> cords of shingle bolts.  Eye on Hubby  Kiichannan's Comedy Co. open a  two night's engagement in the opern  house, commencing tomorrow (Friday)  evening. "Who's "Who" is on the  boards for Friday night, and an "Eye  on Hubby" on Saturday night. This  company comes well recommended  and no doubt will receive trood houses.  #^I#^1#^#0^^^0^0^I i|i 1$ (ft it. Iff Ip $ ([���������$  ER -f  FIVE  WOMEN  called   at   our   fountain   the   other  day nnd  asked for  CRUSHED  Strawberry Soda wilh Ico Cream.  After Ihey had finished lho firsl glass  thoy all as!<ed for ".-mother glass of  the wimc thing." This is but one  instance of many. Our Soda has a  richness, a delicacy of flavor Ihal  people simply can't resist. Wc nre  responsible for the many cases of  llic Soda habit in . . . A harmless,  healthful, pleasant habit.  Card of Thanks.  On behalf of myself and family. I  heg to tender my sincere thanks to all  the friends who have rendered many  kindnesses during the long illness and  death of Miss Lizzie Hamilton.  JOHN NELSON.  K Of P  The  election   of   officers  ensuing term took place la>t  the Castle Hall, as  follows-:  H. Brock; V. V..  J. li. Scott;  E. AV. B. Paget; M.  of  W..  IC. of R. & S.; J. XV. Bennett:  E.   G.   Burridge;   M.   of    F.  Brown;    M.   at     A.,      P.    C  for the  night at  C. C G.  J-'relaU*,  11. Cook;  M. of E.,  . If. A.  -Vins-  lie: I. G., W. A. Foote; O. G.. A. il.  IJowe; Lodge. PIrvsiciaus.J. W. Cross.,  M.D., Geo. Cliippet-fitdd. M..U.  Football   Match  At the conclusion of the lacrosse  match a very interesting game of  football was played between the C.P.R  shop, arrd Revelstoke town clubs, resulting in a win for the shop team by  3 goals to 2. For the C. P. R. team  Feeny, Hugh, Annan and Allen played a iniignilicent game, while the town  who apparently lacked practice, al  time played brilliantly. Purvis al  full-back was like a stone wall, and it  was to be regretted that he had to  ij<iit after about Hi minutes play. Had  lie been able to play throughout the  whole game the score at the final  would have been different. Srnythe,  Hodson and McKinnon as forwards  for the town team did fine work, and  there is no doubt that with practice  the town team will be able to give a  good account of themselves later on,  and it is to be hoped that, these games  will be kept up during the season, as  who have material in this town to cope  with any team in the province.  ty  ty  ty  tyty  ty  ty  tyty  tyty  ty  ty  ty  ty  tyty  tyty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty...  ~ty  ats  PAT. 8EPT., 1900.  ��������� R. HOWSON &  CO., FURNITURE DEALERS  '������������������-"���������      AGENTS   FOR-THE   "OSTERMOOR"   MATTRESS  ��������� ***e***9 a a**���������������������������am **oa******* ���������*������������������*��������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ��������� ���������������������������  Your Opportunity  Everything thai makes the warm weal her enjoyable to a man.  Have you Isokcd through our slock of Clothing, Furnishings, Sttocs,  Etc.    Voir will find tire latest of Fashionable Fads and   Fancies there.  Two-Piece   Flannel   Suits,    Light,    Cool,    Stylish,    Cheap  ���������Serviceable.    Prices within thc. reach ol" a limited pockot-book.  and  Linen Hats,  Panamactte Hats,  head cool at  little cost.  STRAW HATS  from   50c.   to $r.so.    Keep your  KEITH'S SHOES  Have yon ever wonr a pair of Keith's American Shoes- if rrot, you  don't know wh.-tf it feels like lo have the Swellcst American Shoe  made.    Call and give vour feet a treat.  GROCERIES  We are   doing   morc.   business   in   thi.s   department   every   day.  Everything fresh and pure.    Lei trs take your order to-day.  -FIRST-STREET*  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty tytyty  To purchase a building lot in the choicest residential portion  of the City is NOW.  All indications point to the coming year as  the niost 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 be advanced in price or bought for speculation.  Wc have facilities, not, generally possessed by other ngenti  that wc oiler you on a building proposition on these, most  desirable residence lots of lhe  Sme!ter Townsite  REVELSTOKE INSURANCE AGENCY, Ltd.  In   the   County   Court of   Kootenay.  holden at Kevelstoke.  In the matter of the estate of Thomas  MeMahon, deceased, and  In the matter of the "Ollicial Administrators' Act," ^-*������ ���������  Dated the 19th day of May, A.D., lOOt.  Upon rending the aflidavit.of Victoria MeMahon sworn 20th April,  1001, the renunciation of right to letters of administration executed by  said VictoriaMcMalion, dated thc 20lh  April. 1904, it is ordered, that George  8. McCarter, Official Administrator  for part of the County of Kooteimy,  shall be Administrator of all and  singular the estate of Thomas MeMahon, deceased, and that notice -of  this order be published in four issues  of the Revelstoke Herald newspaper,  published at Revelstoke, B.C.  J. A. FoittN, J.  SINGER  =   I  'M  1}  Sewing Machines  Can he purchased on  payment of $5.00 per  month.  Anybody wanting, a  first-class Singer Sewing Machine on easy  terms, can get them  from  H. Manning, Agt.  j  Mackenzie Avenue.  ���������Our yearly shipment of pure Maple  Syrup from New Hninswick is in.    It  will be on gate next week.  ���������fc Co's.  C.B. II11 me  'VSVVV'*<VV*^/*VVNV*S������������������V������^>/'V,'>  OPERA HOUSE  W. BEWS, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer,  Next Hume Block.  Tlie Button (o.'y  wrr.i.   PRESENT  "WHO'S WHO"  FRIDAY,  MAY 27  " AN EYE ON HUBBY,"  SATURDAY, MAY 28  USUAL   PRICES.  Japanese  Bond  THE NEW  PAPETRIE  We have a new and well  selected stock of this fashionable stationery in boxes by the  quire with envelopes to match.  Onr stock of Stationery is  being enlarged weekly and we  arc confident that wc have one  oftho best selections in lire city.  We have just received the  la lest novelties in Tally Cards  for afternoon and evening entertainments in Gibson and Christie  girl sketches.  Give us a call before you  purchase. We arc always  pleased lo sec you.  J. A. BUCKHAM  Rod Orosa Drugstore.  Maekonilo Avo.  Revelstoke Licence District  NOTICE.  ���������   .Notice la hereby given thnt the   following  Petall   Liquor   Licences   huve   been   received  under Die provision* of   tire:   "l.Iouor Ucerree  Act, 19U0."  0.   r>.  Morris, GmonllisKetall, Windsor Hotel,  lilceillewiiet.  C. I: K. Co   0 months retail, Cinder House,  Glacier  Luke View lintel  Co.    J.trt.  n momhn?   retail,  Lake View Hotel. Arrowhead.  K.J. Kerr, C itiontlui retail, Arrowhead Hotel,  Arrowhead.  Union   Hotel  Co.  Ltd, 0 months j-elall, Union  Hotel, Arrowhead.  Wm; Hamilton,fi monthx retail, Larrteau hold,  ConiHi.llx.  J. II. Yoiiiis.C months  retail, Queen's  hotel,  ('ftrnaplf*.  r.cvec.'|iie<tThew.6 months  retail, Eva hotel,  ('uijtl*>nto. ������������������ ,-  Have   Orr,   C   months  retail, Camborne hotel.  Camborne.  Jloyrl ,(- Ifenvcner, (J months retail, Reception  Hotel, Camborne.  Power*  ���������*  .McKfurr.G   months retail, Criterion  hotel, ('mnburno.  M.   J.   O'llrlcrr.  r, months  retail, Coronation  hotel, ('runborne.  Mrs. Mitry Anderson,!* months retail Prospectors' ICxehanitc. Ccuton.  Thomas McNiuiglit, r, months  retail, Halcyon  ��������� Kilel. Halcyon  Mlfce'lrnrly, 0 nronths retail, St. Leon hotel, ft.  Leon.  John   llector,6  months* retail, Hotel Grande,  Nakusp.  Wm. Lcvuit. 0 month* retail, Kootenay hotel,  llurron.  Roger I-'.  Perry, 6 months retail, Home Hotel,  ('oldficlilx.  And   further   take   notice that the Regular  meeting of tho Board of Licence Commissioners for the ltevelstoke Licence District will bc  held nt the Halcyon Hot Springs, Halcyon, orr  Wednesday the 15th dayof June at thc hour of  11:80 a.m. to consider said applications.  By Order.  tl. A. UPPER.  ��������� Chief Inspector,    j  Dated at Revelstoke this 25th day of May, 1904.  A^>^A^**A^������>A*^A*������'^^^**A  Fernie  Toronto  Rochester  Baltimore  It pays  Corporation   of the  of Revelstoke.  City  EQUITABLE  RAPES  ABSOLUTE SEC.URITY''..  RevelstoKe  Insurance Agency  Limited. i  V***-V*WSAiV*/V>A**(VWV*>*VW  DOG   TAX  Owners of flogs within (he City are  required to pay the tax on same by June  15th next; afler which date, the Hound-  keeper has instructions to deal with any  dogs on which the tax has not been paid,  according- lo the provisions of the Bylaw  relating thereto.  H. FLOYD,  City Clerk.  Revelstoke, B. C, May 26th, r904.  GOOD  RANCHE  For Sale  i  ���������VI  Card of Thanks.  I wish to tender iny thanks to those  who so kindly assisted in saving my  house and property from being burned  on the night of the 19th Way. Also  the several fire brigades and partieu ���������  Itrrly iSio. 2 brigade, who had to bear  the brunt of the struggle and fought  like heroes.  The ranche,is situated on the  main line of the C.P.R., west  one mile from Craigellachie  station.  On the property is one good  building 26x18, besides shed and  root houses. Between 20 to 25  acres cleared and 25 acres partially cleared, 20 fruit trees and  abundance of good water.  Apply for terms and particulars  #1  I  i  i  MRS. BLAKE.' to HERALD   OFFICE.  rjtw*-^5*K ww*"  ^iM  i������*^JMwrL'������iLtw^,AJ*vAir>;j|'**������>gi.|***'i"'Jg?  M

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