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 EVELSTOKE  _A_IsriD  RAILWAY . MBN'S   JOURNAL.  '("; ft \ -\ .  Vol    XIV; NO.   48  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  JUNE 9, 1904  $2 OO a Year in Advance  DEPARTMENT   STORE  Read tliis List Carefully, Tliere are Bargains  Here oo Friday Ior Every Person.  Ladies'  Shoes  H'ere is a Lady's  Vici Kid Lace Shoe,  Elastic, Oak Sole,  McKay Sewn, Patented tip. Regular  $3.50 Shoe. Sale  Price on Fr iday  &2.G0  Negligie  Shirts  Men's Fine Negligie  Shirts. See them in  the window. * Just the  thing* for the' . warm  days.- Good washing  colors. Regular $1.50  ���������Friday's Price  $1.00  III  See Our Window  of Milllinery  We have a splendid assortment  of  exquisitely trimmed Hats.       Regulur  $3 to $6.   THE LARGEST KIND  OF A BARGAIN���������Friday's Price���������  $2.00  Ladies' Black  Sateen Skirts  Some   with accordion   plaited  frill, some   with   umbrella   frill.  _Any_one.of_them_worth_$2.__You_  can buy one Friday for  $1.00  FOR FRIDAY ONLY  A 50c. Screen  A 40c. Screen  FRIDAY, 40c  FRIDAY, 30c  ��������� These are the Best Extension Screens, Seasoned  Wood, will not warp, and a close mesh will keep mosquitoes out.    You will need one soon.  Department Store.  ODDFELLOWS'  GRAND LODGE  Now in Session at Rossland���������  Mayor Clute Extends Hearty  Welcome, to Visitors ��������� New  Officers Elected.  (Speeinl tu Tin: Herald )  Rossland, B. C��������� June 0.��������� Tlie  wearers of tho triune link are practi-  cully in possession of the city and have  been promised-immunity by the mayor  in liis address of welcome, marking  the opening of the Grand Lodge of  Oddfellows of British Columbia, which  took place at 11 o'clock Wednesday  morning. -The speech was witty, able  and courteous and the hearty applause  that Mayor Clute received upon taking  his seat showed conclusively the  appreciation of his auditors.  A fitting reply was delivered by  Grand Master E. C. Arthur, of Nelson,  who on behalf of the fraternity  thanked the citizens of Robsland for  their cordial reception so ably conveyed by their civic representative in  his speech.  The members of the Grand Lodge  reception committee are satisfied that  theirs is at least no sinecure. This  committee is composed of T. Embleton,  H. J. Raymer, Al. A. Henderson, Dr.  D. E. Kerr and H. S. Rickard.  As there were quite a goodly number  of repiesentatives who were attending  Grand Lodge for the first time the  G. L.''degree was conferred upon them  after which thc standing committees  were appointed. At 7.30 in the evening tlie adjourned session was proceeded with, election of officers for the  ensuing year being iu order the result  was as follows:  -Grand Master, T. F. Neelands,  Vancouver. ���������   -  Deputy Grand Master, D. E. Mackenzie, New Westminster.  Grand Warden, F. E. Simpson,  Cranbrook.  ���������-Grand Secretary, Fred Davey, '"Victoria."-' -.  Grand Treasurer. Thos. Embleton,  Rossland.  Grand Representative, H. B.- Gilmour, Vancouver.  The next session will probably be  hsld iu Vancouver.  [  Dynamite Outrage at Golden.  Word iviir received Monday niorning that .shortly after midnight the  jewelry store of XV. Alexander of  Golden had been completely destroyed  by dynamite and. that his stock was  scattered to the four winds of heaven.  So far the perpetrator of tho outrage  has not been found, it is surmised  however that it' was the act of burglars attempting to blow open the- safe  but being novices they made a bungle  of tlie job lis the facts above mentioned  clearly prove.  WILL INSTALL  A COMPRESSOR  On  to  a **r* iti ***** ***** ***** ***** *  X     'X*   *3j*  'X* *mi?    air  *i  BOURNE  ��������� **F* ***** **T* ***** **F* alT*  a**** ***** ������*������  'X* *X  *X* 'X* *J������  *X* *X* **%r  X  DYNAMITE'S  DEADLY WORK  Berry Crop Threatened.  A bore in a newspaper office is bud  enough, but in a" strawberry bed it, or  he,- is worse. The reason as far as the  local, strawberry crop is concerned,  opened well. Hopes were high, and  expectations great.. Now expectation*  are dashed to the ground. The little  green borer is getting in its deadly  work. ������������������ Mr. David Grey of South Vancouver has" only a smell section of his  strawberry acreage left. The rest may  as well be ploughed under. Mr. M. J.  Henry, Westminster rond, has already  ploughed under a quarter acre to save  fie rest of *his "ciop. -In Burnaby the  bjrer has worked terrible destruction,  a-id Mr. W. J. Brandrith, the well-  known fruit man, says that thu uppe.*  country��������� is -far���������f ram-free.���������Tho-borer  does not bother the fruit above ground  b.it confines his. attention strictly to  the roots.���������Vancouver World.  Clallam Wreck Damage Suit.  The first damage suit to result from  the wreck of the steamer Clallam,  owned and operated by the Alaska  Steamship Co., was .filed in Seattle  last Saturday.. It &r(lt;lij.e]y be followed shortly by a dozef������others.  The suit instituted js t4 claim for  ������50,000 damages. It* has'���������' been commenced by Mrs. Laura Smith and her  two children. She is the widow of  James J. Smith, assistant engineer of  the Clallam, who lost his life in the  disaster.  As the plaintiff to claim damages  must necessarily show fault upon the  part of the defendant company the  courts will now conduct a second investigation into the wreck of the  Clallam. In the present suit it is  claimed that the deadlights on the  starboard side of the steamer were in  such poor shape that it was impossible  to close them to shut out the-water.  It is also claimed that when the Clallam sailed from Seattle on her fatal  trip for Victoi ia her tiller was so loose  in ils fastenings that it could not be  held to bring the vessel head on to the  seas and as a consequence she wallowed in the trough of the waves and thus  brought aliout her destruction.  ���������Go to C. B. Hurne & Co. for Screen  Doors,? Window Screens, Garden  Tools, Hose aud Lawn Sprinklers.  Fearful   Outrage    at     Cripple  Creek���������Twelve Killed.   Many  Injured���������Wholesale   Hanging  is Feared.  CitiPPr.E Creek, June 6.���������Twelve  men were killed and seven others  severely injured today by the explosion of an infernal machine at the  railway station 'at Independence.  Eleven men were' killed outright,  being blown to pieces" and one' died  later. All the killed'and wounded*  with the exception of two men of the  dead were miners! employed on the  night shift of the Findlay mine. The  infernal machine ..with which the  crime was committed consisted of a  quantity of dynamite, probably three  hundred pounds and a'loaded revolver  with a long fino steel .wire attached to  the trigger. The revolver was fastened so that the, pulling of the trigger  would not.draw it ;awa,y. The wire  ran from under thejjstation platform  to the cribbing of."- the Delmonico  property about 400 feet away where  its end was fastenedbto a rung of a  chair. " The dynamite was placed  close to .the muzzle of the revolver  which was dischaiged by the pulling  of the wire. The.^ball? from the revolver' and the resulting-, concussion  exploded the dynamited  Victor, Colo.,'June 6.���������Deadly rioting broke out in Victor to-day "during  a mass meeting to'discuss the murders  at Independence. Forty shots were  fired into a crowd in the street, one  man being shot dead and at least six  persons injured. A pitched battle is  looked for at any moment. There are'  5,000 men on the streets and the union  men are arming themselves., They  are thronging the streets making  threats.  Cripple Creek, June 6,���������Though  the strike of the "union'miners in the  Cripple Creek district, which began  Aug. 10, 1003, and which led to tl e  declaration of martial law in Telluride  county by Governor Peabody, is still  in effect, good order has been maintained for the last six months and  military rule has been suspended and  all troops withdrawn;  Charles H. Moyer, president of the  Federation, is in jail at Telluride,  which placo is under martial law, being  held as a military prisoner by Governor Peabody, who  charges   him   with  inciting insurrection and rebellion.   The strikers in the metalliferous  mines of .Colorado were ordered out by  the executive board of the Western  Federation of Miners for the purpose  of cutting off the ore supply of mills  and smelters at which an eight hour  do,y was refused to the employees.    ;  The local committee of the Western  Federation of Miners has given out the  following statement: ?     --���������??.  "No men who deserve to live would,  or could, approve the awful deed. The  fiends who' planned iind carried out  the devilish criifie should be detected  and punished to the full extent' of the  law. The crime must be unearthed'  and the perpetrators pun ished. The  committee and all local members of  the Federation are ready and willing  to assist in uncovering the guilty  ones." ;: ; -������������������;?' '?.''������������������  Copper Creek, Juno 7.���������Ten;  thousand people congregated .this  afternoon at Second and Bennett  avenues, Citizens' alliance headqrar-.  ters, ito be addressed by mine owners  and businessmen and armed squads  were searching for several men.  Lynching is freely talked of and  almost every man is a walking arsonal.  The union stores are in charge of the  deputy sherilld. Wholesale arrests of  union men are to be made. Mounted  armed men haverbeen sent on a quick  march to the extreme southern and  northern ends of the district to guard  all avenues of escape of the union  miners who are to be arrested. Company "II" Colorado National Guard,  is under arms at the armory in the  city and will be called out should  there be any rioting.      -  The   Silver   Dollar���������Work  Proceed  at Once   if   the  Government  will   Provide   a  Wagon Road.  Mr. J. R. Bottorff,  president of   the  Elwood  Tinworkers   Miiiiiig"Co..   of  Elwood,  Ind.,  whoss company   owns!  the Silver Dollar,  Copper Dollar and J  Western   Star  groups   in this camp,"  arrived in" 'town  this week and stated  to a Miner man that it was the intention of his   company to install a compressor   plant   on   the   Silver   Dollar  group to facilitate development operations.  "But there is ono drawback" said  Mr. Bottorff, "that we cannot overcome until the government extends  assistance to us, and that is thi.s : The  Beatrice trail, as you know, practically  passes through the Silver Dollar, and  we want that trail widened and graded  so that a wagon can haul our compressor to the sito selected for it, a  distance of about 3-J miles from Camborne. ��������� That portion of the trail  leaving town will have to be rebuilt,  as the-present grade is far too steep  for a wagon road.  "Of course we don't expect the  government to do it all, but we would  like to see more assistance offered to  people who are coming in to open up  the country."  "Referring to the property," concluded Mr." Bottorff, "I may say that  we expect to strike the lead any day  now, and if surface indications are any  criterion, it will be a rich one, I intend staying here for a week or two,  and if the government sanctions the  widening of the Beatrice trail from  Camborne to our property, I shall go  east and rush machinery along so that  installation may be made as early as  possible."���������Camborne Miner.  Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Bacon, Hams,   Eggs,   Groceries  and  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc.  ' ,--.-FarewelhSocial. .,_       .  Thursday last the members of the  Methodist Church gathered at the  resideiice of their beloved pastor Rev.  C. Ladner, who has worked so faithfully in the vineyard endearing himself  to all those who have made his acquaintance. It is eleven years since  -his first call to Revelstoke during  which time he has seen the growth of  the community frorii a struggling village to one of the most important  cities of the province with^a corresponding expansion of Methodism.  One of the most pleasant features,  although not without a touch of sadness was the presentation, made by  Mrs. Pettipiece, of a purse containing  $85, as a slight evidence of the esteem  of the congregation on his departure  for other fields coupled with the hope  that his lot may fall in happy places  and that'he may long be spared to propagate the teachings he has so faithfully inculcated whilst in our midst.  Mr. Ladner expressed his heartfelt  thanks for the many' kindnesses  received and was pleased that with the  energetic efforts of  thc congregation  the church had been freed of all dett  Refreshments were served during  the evening. Tiie Revelstoke band  was in attendance and discoursed  sweet music.  The Synod  The  Anglican   Synod  of the Episcopal   church   is   holding   its annual  session in the Oddfellows' Hall,   over  the post office.   This body, was called  to order by the   Right   Rev.  Bishop  John Dart,  of New Westminster at  0:30  Wednesday  morning  when the  following divines were in attendance :���������  Acting Archdeacon, the Ven.  Edwyn  S. W. Pentreath, of Vancouver; H. S.  Akherst, Kamloops; H.  Beacham,  of  Cranbrook; Henry Beer, Kaslo; F. H.  Graham;   Nelson;   Thos.  Greene, Ke-  lowna; J. H. Lambert, Vernon;  C. A.  Mount, New Denver; O. A. Procunier  Revelstoke;   W.   A.' Robins,   Greenwood; Henry Steele, Grand Forks; F.  V. Venables, jEnderby;   O.  F.  Yates,  Golden;   H.   A.   Solly,   Trout   Lake;  Akroyd Stoney, Morrissey;   E. A.   St.  George Smyth,  Windermere;  W.  J.  Wood,  Phoenix.     Amongst  the. lay  delegates who were in  attendance we  observed T. W. Sterling, of Kelowna,  Fred  Irvine,   of  Nelson   and   H.  N.  Coursier, Revelstoke.   In the evening  there was divine service in St.  Peter's  Church which was well attended and  a masterly address  was delivered by  the Rev. Fred. H. Graham,  rector, of  Nelson.  Robt.   Gordon was appointed  Lay  Secretary.  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY  AS   RECEIVED  BOURNE BROS.  MACKENZIE AVENUE.  : JJr. ft. ftt ftt fti ftt fti fti fti ltl ITI 1*1*1 ltl I'tl fti ***** **^* ***** **^** **^*  **& ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  Fire  Insurance.  General satisfaction is being expressed by the losers in the recent fire  at the speedy settlements iliade by the  insurance companies both board and  non-board. Word comes from the  coast that as a result of the recent big  fire in Toronto, rates' in New Westminster and Vancouver were increased  S iturday from 15 to 50 per cent. The  increase is 15 per cent on frame buildings, 25 per cent on brick buildings  and 50 per .cent on stock in brick  buildings.  Geologists Coming to B. C.  Several members of the Geological  Survey are on their way from Ottawa  to British Columbia. Messrs. Brock  and Boyd will go to the Lardeau district, while Mr. Dowling will give his  atteution to the Crow's Nest section.  ���������All sizes of Wire Poultry Netting in  widths from 2 to C feet at C. B. Hume  <te Co's.  Card of Thanks.  On behalf of the family I beg to  tender heartfelt thanks to the  many kind friends of Revelstoke and  Salmon Arm who extended their help  and comfort to our departed mother  during her illness, and for their sympathy extended to us in our bereavement.  ., CO. Harris.  SIX BIG  r/-  BARGAINS  Here's an opportunity to secure your choice of a  stock of Pianos and Organs bearing names of well  known -manufacturers at prices that are in some cases  one-third less than the regular price.' The loss of bur  Piano Warerooms in the recent fire on First Street has  made it imperative that we at once dispose of our entire  stock, and we are prepared to sacrifice each and every"  instrument at prices far below their real value. You will"  find each instrument to be exactly as represented and  absolutely new.  1.���������DOHERTY  &  CO. Rideau Organ, in rich  Walnut Case,  Five Octaves, three sets of reeds and eleven stops;  large bevel edge plate glass mirror;   carved music  desk with music receptacle beneath; patent    ������fl*f-f g%  nickle mouse-proof   pedals.   Regular Value   Al jU  $375   $150.00.���������Now ���������  2.���������WILLIAMS'   Cabinet  Grand Upright   Piano  in    elegant  Mahogany   Case:    plain   panels,     richly   polished;  double veneered throughout; full iron frame, Boston  fall and   swing    desk,    with    continuous   (K m A A  hinges; trichord and overstrung bass;   7J   tbAUU  octaves.    Regular Value S530 ���������'���������    t   ���������****������*  3.���������DOHERTY & CO. Wagner Organ  in  beautiful Oak Case,  Four sets of Reeds, six octaves and  thirteen stops;  "���������������������������?;    ,     engraved extension top with bevel edge plate glass  mirror; receding.duet music desk; patent Aimmga  nickel-plated mouse-proof pedals. Regular thi III  Value $150.   Now**** ��������������������������������������������������������������� b.--..    VHW  ���������.���������WILLIAMS' Cabinet Grand Upright Piano in Oak Case;  Elegantly carved panel, richly polished and double  veneered throughout; full metal frame: trichord  and overstrung bass; patent repealing action, 7i  octaves. Very slightly damaged moving  from fire. XVe. recently sold two of this  style for $450 each *��������������������������� *   5.���������DOHERTY & CO. Piano-Organ.   Richly figured Walnut  in highly polished piano case.     Something entirely  new in Organs.      Full front swinging music desk  with continuous   hinges;   three pedals, six    am>  octaves and four sets of reeds.     Pure, sweet   3h||0  and powerful tone"      ���������"���������     **w*a*w  6.���������NEWCOMBE & CO. Upright Piano  in  Mahogany,  now  "on the way from Toronto.    We have no robni for  it.   It has new improved scale with full metal plate;  artistically  carved   and   richly    polished;   {fffcAIFf A  overstrung biissand patent repeating action   mfeijOU  7 1-3 octaves.    You may own it for     *^****a*  Everyone of the above instruments bear the manufacturer's  guarantee for five years. Now on exhibition at JOHN E. WOOD'S  FURNITURE STORE.  On Easy Terms of Payment  IF DESIRED.  REVELSTOKE INSURANCE AOENCY, LIMITED. n
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on  the  threshold,
lie  stood   silent
regarding her.
She did not look up.
Willi  i"e\"4r;f*h  energy  she  continued
hor packing,  thrusting her belongings
ruthlessly into the yawning trunk. l>e-
fc,*o  which  she  knelt.      nis  impassive
gaze wrrrt round the dismantled room,
noting  th-*;  disordered    dressing-table,
the  open   doors  of  the  wardrobe,   the
empty  pegs  whera     her*     clothes  had
"Vou  are going?"
"What else  enn I do?"     Her voice
trembled  slightly.
"You can���trust mc!"
"Trust you?     When you  refuse   me
any explanation���when yon "
She went on bundling ull Irer finery
into the trunk.
He came further into the room and
out her aside.
"Heavy articles first. You will
rrrrsh your fal-lals if you don't take
.She knelt, or rather huddled, on
:hc floor In mute misery, as he busied himself with harpacking, folding
skirts and piilfully depositing boot-
In  a   tew  minutes  hc  looked  round
with a brisk  inquiry:
"Is thot all?"
"Yes���thank  you."
"I mny strap it up then."
Thc lid of the trunk shut down with
a prolonged weak.
He net his knee against it and fastened tlie strap securely; She scrambled to her feet and took up her hat
from the dressing table. As she adjusted' it, the black feathers nodded
with n dismal effect above her suffering white face and hollow cyesr
teristic handwriting, and secured by
a great red splash of sealing-wax,
sealed with his own seal, a mailed
"Take it with you," he said scornfully. "When your curiosity grows
unbearable you may break tho seal
and view the contents���but that will
bo the end. You don't mistake me?
The symbol of a dead faith may
stand for a ���dead love, too."
He opened thn door for her.
She put out an uncertain hand to
him, brrt it slid down untouched by
her side.
"You will not bid nro 'C'ood-bcy'?"
"No." hc said gravely; "it is you
who are bidding me 'Good-bye.' "
An hour later there was nothing
left her but to face her life without
There had been no difiiculty irr lirrd-
ing a lodging. Her sweet face and
lady she accosted, nnd she had crept!
thankfully into a smnll, unlovely j
room  out  of  the  chill November  fog.
The room was     in  a street of the I
same locality as her home:���a stone's
throw away  from    peace,  happiness,
and him.
But pence and happiness hnd    been
About the     i
....House I
For Sore Throat.���Half a teaspoonful of chlorate of potash dissolved in
a gill of water, to which a teaspoonful of glycerine has been added will
be found a reliable gargle for soro
A Complexion Hint.���Never eat anything  thut you  know  disagrees  with
jyou if you want to keep a good eom-
jplexion.    Indigestion  is one    of    the
greatest enemies of the skin, and for
oico had  appealed to the first  land-*1'"8 fJ180" 'ho *'����� the food   one
. ..- -,._     _...'_._o     , _,... ,....,   �����'onts the  better.       J*rurt,  cithor fresh
or     cooked,      and     green   vegetables
should be part of the daily diet.
How to Tre.at a Sprain.���When a
sprain occurs lose no timo in attending to it, howovor trivial it may
appear. Ascertain whether there
has been a, fructure or dislocation. If
so send for a physician as soon      as
wash them in it. This treatment will
render them almost equal to new.
Turpentine will remove paint from
woollen or silk fabrics. Saturate tho
spots with spirits of turpentine, and
allow it to remain for a fow hours.
Rub tho cloth between the fingers,
and the paint will crumble off without injuring the goods.
Wash new glasses in cold wator for
the first time or two, and they will
be found to have a much clearer appearance than if0waslied  in hot.
To soften old putty apply to it a
rod-hot poker, and then you will find
it quite ensy to scrape oh*.
Spico Cakes.���Two-thirds cup of
butter, one cup each of sugar and
molasses, threo eggs, one cup of sour
milk, ono teaspoonful each of soda
and nutmeg, one and n hull* teaspoonfuls cinnamon and half a teaspoonful
of cloves, ono cup raisins and threo
cups of flour.
One Egg Cake.���Half a cup of butter creamed with one cup sugar, ono
ogg beaten light, ono cup sweet milk
and two cups flour, two teaspoonfuls
baking powder and ono of vanilla.
Corn Bread.���Ono egg,  two      table-
mmm the two armies
destroyed  by hor  find  that  i����',��i��S; ipQSsibUi," and"k'ecp~perfectly quiet un- ! spoonfuls      sugar,  half a teaspoonful
and he���had hidden something     fronri*.. *   * J    *. ���..   i���  ,  ,.v_, .-_���_.-.,���..,_ _<��� ���,
hcr all  these mouths.     Tbo      words,
'My secret,"   danced  before  her eyes
I til he arrives.    If* there is no 'foucturc | salt,_ two largo, tablespoonfuls of mel-
or  displacement  of  bones,   but     only
as she crouched over the fire in
unfamiliar room  thnt  was hers
so long
London      streets     so that she could \"
excessive     swelling about  the    joint,
bathe the injured member in hot wa-
lunumi- �����i l..��.  >*����  ..��.=      '"'ite,*  as  long  as  possible,
right.     She had only taken it for ininrrtes,  renowir
long, in a dcs.ro to get^ out_of th.e occaaIoim���yt and apply
of tho small room was beyond her;
it had already (paid in advance)
made a serious hole in her little sum
of money.
But. the past refused to be. ousted
by her future; she could not plan.
Her brain revolved about her previous happiness arrd present desp.ar*.
His faco was before hcr; tender, as she
had been Wont to seo it; stern to
cruelty, as sho had looked upon it
last.        The  packet.
She "had ",Tjewels 'toTear' off    and j fj^^f of ,tf^fh ��'* blood' lay
Bathe for
ing the wa-
ally, and applying with a
sponge. ? Then wrap the injured member in strips of flannel saturated with
hot water, and cover with dry cloths.
Bo not- use thc sprained member until
recovered. Complete rest is the only
cure for a sprain.
Simple Remedy for Sunburn.��� A
little lempn juice added to the water
in which the face is washed will
quickly remove sunburn.
Insect      Bites.���To   'provent   insect
ibites rub the s'; in with a little vine-
.tl    ., ���  gar      and  water.        Scented verbena
witri  tn'  sca . leaves arc said to have  the same cf-
fling on the table, like the heroine of
,-r novel.    They were not rich.
Beside her wodding-ring sho only
\toi*u one c'her, that would never
icavo lier finger. It is just womanhood that she could turn her back on
him���and cling, as to an anchor, to
his little forget-me-not ring.
He leant his shoulders against the
mantelpiece as she searched vainly for
her gloves.
'"Let us understand each other. T
am hazv as to the cause of this���
this���whirlwind of effect. You take
iny brenth n^vny."
���You know it is because you will
not  toll  mo "
She turned and faced hiin, her eyes
mournful,  her mouth .quivering.
"Why should I tell you? You go
rummaging in my desk"���the flickor
of amusement in his oyes hurt her
more than a blow���"and come across
For Bruises.���For a bruise tho best
treatment     is an immediate applica-
,    .       .     , , ,        , .     .    ,        i��.��.. ��. .,����� .'onientalions.    After that
had not always been hers (she had no ,WJtcK  hazel_  vJneg.ir  and  hot wnt0P|
or alcohol,     put on with a bandage
the rug at her feet.
Yes:  slie would  soon  learn his sec-
���}i _*iJ l"^.Tli^bilI^?l^lal, ���h�� I tloiToThot fomentation
doubt that she would find somo love-
token). Birt if sho opened tho packet���there was no turning back. Her
action would kill any regard he had
for her as surely'as ho had said it?
Sho slipped down on the floor, burying her face in the prickly-Horsehair,
scot on her chair. She must not
think of tho past���-she mrrst not
A clock somewhere struck eight.
Tliey worrld now be cosily settled
at the fire in-his den, he and alio. Sho
would have pushed away his papers
and brought her own chair to his elbow. He would puff blue clouds into space from a huge cigar, while she
lit (scorching one side) a mild,, very
mild, cigarette her own self, and put
packet from tire rug and pokedIII |nip"tlie"lo mon "llrat  iu""mlik0
ween the bars of the grate.      lhe|in bl.i(.k.dl,st>  nnd  rub  lt Wl
thick substance refused to ignite   but j llH, tarnishcd  brass.
a little scorcned patch widened at ono |    jjcre js a      j,jnl   /or
taken    hold
her     fingers
The  next  moment, she had
a mysterious    packet7'whTch'"nrouMgJ*i*'   delicately  between   hcr   lips,    ��� for
tl.e curiosity of Eve within your lit-llhe sako of sociability.        She would
tie.  heart.     You   burst  in  upon     ine,
and  tax'���mo  with  a  disloyal   secret���
you  demand   an "'explanation���and    is i
ir so much that-I ask of you?"
His voico softened.
"Is it so much?" ho repeated.
She hung her head sullenly.
'���Jt  is  too  much.     You  refuse
tell me -what secret the packet holds
���and you ask ine to trust you."
"So we have reached a cul-dc-sac,"
paid he quietly. "'You desire my confidence, and T desire your trust���unquestioning faith is what I would
have  in  my   wife."
She winced. His creed appealed to
the better sido of her nature, to a
nobSi.iiv of soul that just fell short of
surrender. '.���-'.-.'
"Where are you going?"
"To find a  lodging."
'There had dwelt a hope in the background that ho would exert his authority, thwart her intention to abandon him. But he was letting her
rro���six months after their wedding*-
"You have no money."
"I Iwve three pounds."
it was'a- sum he had given her
Ihat morning for household purposes.
fn. taking his money wiih her she
wa.s a thief, but without it she was
-Vothini: escaped him.       If ho chose
<:e could demand  his three sovereigns
=4>acte~!>OB��=iber-r=but-J=ho= refrained���not
in  mercy, sh'.* knew.     He was merely
p-ivliig hor rope to hang herself with.
"And  when  it  is  all gone?"
She (lung out her hands passionately.
"I  can work:"
������With ilies.*?" He crushed her
qmnll fins^rs into tho compass of his
broad   palm  and   dropped   them.-
"Yo*.r cannot work, and I cannot
allow you to starve. There must be
n sum placed      nt your disposal���so, j
aiid  often  moistened
Headache Remedy.���If your head
aches or you are nervous, take olT
your boots and stockings, and let
your foot breathe by sitting on a
chair and wriggling your toes or
Walking up and down the room. A
well-known society lady does this,
and afterwards her maid gentle chafes
hor feel till she drops into a deep
A strong solution of common washing soda applied to each corn by
wetting a small piece of linen and
binding round tho foot will entirely
remove corns.
Keep in ths housemaid's cupboard'a.
woollen cloth which is soaked twice a
week in  petroleum
,,,.,.,       ��� , .,     ..   ,        . .serve  llio polish  of tho stained      and
hold  it in  her  fingers whrlc  rt burnt ; val.nishf,.,  nooP   ���������,,������ ,t ovor    tho
out   nssmtrjd     by a very  few puns-  ��� moriling 'Rfter  tho dust
and he  would  pretend  not   to  ��"U;chM  bK>���   roI!lovefl.     ".
losh     growing long us     she    lielci  it.    Aftol.   Ul(.     Jlljc(.  hM  ]yem  sqlle07ed
"0"ll-7~ ., ,   .        , , .     J from      a  lemon.      the peel  and  pulp j sugar. 3  heaping    teaspoons
Obeying  a wild  imoulse.  she  se./.ed ;ghouW ho savert  fol. cionnitlg brasses. I powder,   1   small  potato.     Sift      to-
and then 'gather  thoroughly,   flour,   salt,  sugar
ted butter, orre largo cup milk, two
cups sifted flour, one scant cup corn-
nioal, and two teaspoonfuls baking
Buttermilk Pie.���A healthful pie
and well liked by many is made as
follows: Into a lined pio tin pour a
mixture made of 1 egg well beaten,
$ cup sugar, 1 tablespoon (laur, a
pinch of salt, flavoring to suit (nutmeg is very nice) and a pint of
buttermilk, fresh and good, all woll
beaten. Bake half an horn* in a moderate   oven.
Lemon Pies.���For three small pies
grate I lemon, add 1 cup sugar, 3
tablespoons flour, 3 eggs, Boat all
and 'pour'in' cold wator to make 1
qt. of the mixture. Bake with upper
Curried Sardines.���Mix together one
teaspoonful each .of sugar and curry
powder and a saltspoonful of salt.
Put these into tho blazer with one
cup of cream and half a teaspoonful
of lemon juice. Stir until hot, then
put in ten or twelve sardines. In
the meantime heat some buttor or
oil in a second blazer, and in it saute
some bits of bread a littlo larger
than the sardines, and roiuid slices of
tart apple. Serve each sardine on ���a,
bit of bread; pour a little of tho
souco over the top and garnish with
a round of apple. The slices of .apple will keep their shape if the apples
bo cored and then cut, into rounds
without parting.
To Cook a Beef Heart.���Clean nicely, cut away tallow nnd thon boil
till tender. Make a dressing of
broad crumbs, salt, pepper, butter
and a fow bits of celery cut up. Stun"
the heart and put it back on tho
Uso this: to pro-!stove and let it cook brown in tho
��� 'grease, putting a littlo water in occasionally to keep it moist. Serve
either cold or hot.    .
Baking Powder Bread.���Take ;1��� qt.
flour,  1 teaspoon    salt, .1.  tablespoon
Czar's Soldiers Apt to   Go Hungry
���The Japanese Marching
Tho war in the East is affording a
tost of tho transport and commissariat systems of ttussia and Japan.
By tho Hussian system an army
corps of 45,900' men is supposed to
be accompanied by 2,400 wagons.
When campaigning, the Russian
soldier is supposed to carry two
days' rations on his person. Tho regimental truins carry rations for each
man for two days longer, nnd the
divisional trains for ftVom two to
four days. Tt is reckoned that fresh
supplies should always be obtainable
from tho surrounding country or
along tho line of communications
within the six or eight days allowed.
Tho system is a good one, but
the transport and commissariat broke
down miserably in every important
war waged by Russia during the last
century. The experience of tho past
indicates that tho Cossacks are lho
only Russian soldiers who are mobile and well fed in a cumpaign. They
are mobile because they always have
j large numbers of spare horses���often
two for each man; they arc well fed
because of their skill in : foraging.
Russian officers spend freely out
of their private funds during i* campaign in order to romedy the defects
ot the official transport and commissariat. They have been , obliged to
do so oven: during manoeuvres.
Tho example was set by Skobeleff,
Russia's greatest General of modern
times, during
He was a rich man, and every'rubble
hc owned was at the disposal of his
beloved soldiers when thoy needed it.
All      the officio]     arrangements  for.
feeding the men and caring for     tho ,f������;��������� ���, ,-,
Instead of using Heavy wagons liable to be bogged or to tire out the
horses, the Japanese had a great
number of light lidnd carts. These
carts were drawn by coolies or by
tho soldiers themselves, and they
wero so lightly laden that they interfered little, if at all, with tlio mobility of tlio force.
Tho horse and mule carts were of
the smallest type and lightly built.
Spare animals wore made to carry
thoir own fodder, and that of the
other animals as woll.
Those measures wero rendered necessary by the smallncss ond weakness
of tho Japanese horses, which arc
nbout tho scrawniest animals of their
kind. The Russians, on tho contrary, aro well supplied with large,
Jn tho Turcoman campaigns in Central Asia camels wero employed, but
thoy nro hardly over usecr-to^dny by
Russian troops. Thousands of dogs
aro pressed into service, mainly for
transporting soldiers and supplies in
sledges across Lake Baikal.
In tho present campaign the Mikado's fighting man is carrying a great
deal more food with him thun his
Russian adversary. Against the lat-
ter's two days' rations he carries two
cooked rations of rico in addition to
six emergency rations. Theso are
contained in an aluminum moss pan,
nnd as the rico has boon boiled and
dried in tho sun, the entire weight is
It is commonly supposed that the
J,npancso soldier lives on rice and
dried fish, Lut such is hot the fact.
TTeccnn live, and fight well, on that
spare diet, if. necessary; but he is
given moat and . other sustaining
foods whenever practicable, as* well
as beer or saki.
Several years ago a military commission was appointed by the Mikado to ascertain, why. the .physique' of
the r Japanese troops was inferior to
that of the British, Gorman and other countries. The commission came
to  tho conclusion that beef and bcor
build     up     tlio  stalwart
c,-,.l-        i  ... ,   /.���i  i ..^'T,���' ���t("���T!frn��10s ��f Occidental fighting men, and
sick and wounded broke down utter-1  , ,.       .     ,    ���   ,   "    ���." , ������ ���
since  then beef and  boor  have     been
included in the diet scale of the Japanese army.
ell on to (and baking powder*.     Mash: the potato and  rub  into  the dry ingredients;
readers      who ! add sufficient water to mix smoothly
have  canaries  and  singing birds
! and rapidly into a stiff, batter, about
oi     it    i^m-b.irning; t|)c  holli.(,_     Jf afc  pjlv  timc vou :1 pt.  01- water to i qt:. of flour.   Do
���-*       .    against xhe .bars��� audi trollbIe{1   with   jnsocts  infesting      the   not  mako  n  stiff dough,  as  in  yeast
drawn ,t out.    If sho burnt it would |bil.d.s cace,  hant?-up a smnn ba(r   of ; bread.       Pour      the      "batter  inlo   a
ho believe that     she had not ?PfVecl jsiilphur  inside  the  wires.     This ~ will i greased  pan  -li  by 8  inches and      4
.in     t-1._   i���,   ���e 1   .��   i.o.���.-��   t,,���,   . ... i.     ,���    ,        .pi..   ii.ne  ,r.rrr     ,���;��:,.     to
not  harm     the  bird.      but  will  keep I inches.deep.
it?    Sire had refused  to  believe  him
Misery  might ever be hers  if      slle jawav'The'ocsts   "'        '"""     '" j fill' tho  pan  when  baked.
destroyed    the  proofs  of her surrcn- j   pjr Front Door Steps.-A  whiting j very hot oven 4.*5 minutes, placing pa-
Tho loaf will    rise
i.    ���,���,���������..-, ,   .,-~n be made which does not. come off i per over first  ]."> minutes to  prevent
She  stood  up, ^the  precious  packet I on dressos_ r<nd ,s ������,, so easiK. wasl,   I crusting too soon.    Bake immediately
hold to  her  heart..and stumbled  out jed  0ff in   the rain   a-s  that  generallv I after mixing.
of the room-out into the n.ght       -.. ,lsed.    j^rxilve I Hi. oi sizo in a pint I 	
.He was in hrs den. as she'had. fan-.. and a ,laK of v when maUJ,  ,n j T0 ORKAMENT WINDOWS,
cied.  in    the  depths    of  an  armchair ,a sa,lcopan Krad::3,iv stil- in i   m.  of I wIndow      in  a door   or one
and smoking furiously. llrs thoughts ���-u,-i,������ -rcCL,, ������i I .i .-,. ���*,, 5��� ' o. a wrnuow rn a uoui, <" "���"-
were hidden from her when sho o^on-'j^'w';����� -nrf t ��� r * .��� T'i bre'*vhich looks ouL.on .nn "nP,easant
od the door.    So that, he seemed iny*-  'ti^-vfth"'.  ^tin 1 it JT ��P"   prospect,   those     direct ons  ior  orna-
j*. ���*       . i ���    A     r     <..      t -      jplKKi  ^xitn  a  stifi   l)n:.M . mrt1* n<r wfnrinw��? will  ho found     uso-
thing- but an object of pity, lotmgingj1 Care  of  Broon.,s._The  cleansing  of!��� windous WJiI
'"sho0 shlwml      nsT she  went  slowlv I .ro��T     i�� rarely thought neccssarj-; j    t0 ttultaU.     groun(j g,ass,  dissolve
.-nt.  Mirr^.rco      ns   are   i.ent   browiv   ,)tIt    h      reqvira cleaning as much  as   on<*-foui-th  iiomul  of  gum  arable  in  a
forward,  his  well-being smiting    her. .���,.,.. *      ,,���    ������,,   ..   .^   ..       _,      .ono-iouitn pouriri or j,um .uum.        u.
,,...,      .   , , ��     , , .       .anytnrrrg   ulso.   and   if   washed     occa-   r,inf       of  hoilinir      wator       then   add
Without her,  he was as she saw him;' -     ���P1"'.      01   oorrini,      nau.i,      (.m-u   ci��"
without him���what was she?
"Vou have como back?"
"I have como bnck."
He rose to his foet and put hor gen-
sionally     will  be  found     to  la.st  far '[enough  whiting to  make  it  liko  stiff
longer   than   otherwise.     About   once   paint.    Point tho inside of thc glass.,general rule, to lack the ability     to
*-'   -     -   --  *   '-**������   -' *--+ '     -  - -   , ~u    i���,,(���,.. iHhif*-.   for*   theiYiKelve.q   hi   ninttors       of
Iy, and Skobeleff w.as always putting
his hand in his pocket through that
campaign. On one occasion he spent
15,000 rubbles to charter a steamer
to tako; a number of wounded men
to Odessa for treatment. He never
recovered from the Government the
largo sums ho expended.
'"When'. SkobolelT waa praised for his
generosity toward hia troops, ho ro-
jjliod unaffectedly:
"I owo everything to theso mon,
and the loast I enn do iu to spend
a few thousand rubles to help them
in thoir need."
That spivit animates most,'officers
in the Russian army to-day. Gen.
Kouropatkin, Gen. G'rodckolT and
othor famous Russian officers trained
under Skobeleff followed his example.
Now it is regarded as tho regular
thing in the Russian army?-for an officer to have to snend money.on his
men to remedy olliciol shortcomings.
It is to be feared that graft has .a
groat deal to do with those shortcomings.
These defects aro, however, largely
offset by tho patient endurance of
the Russian soldier, born of his doglike
The..:-American"- military attache was
impressed by that quality.
"When his battles result in defeats,
when his biscuits are full of maggots, when ; his clothes are, shabby,
when his? boots drop, to pieces, the
Russian "soldier," he said, reasons it
all out slowly, and can only coiiio to
tho conclusion, so pathetic in its simple faith: 'Ah,' if the Czar only
"Kvery ono within his reach he
freely discusses, criticizes and blames;
ho hnlf suspects that his Generals j
may be fools, and he is sure that his
commissaries arc rascals; but no
thought.; of censure ovor crosses his
mind, against the Czar."
It is hardly necessary to point out
the value of this'mental'attitude as a
military asset. '
The Russian soldiers appear; as    a
a week prepare a good  lather of hot Krith a sponge or coarse brush, laying
water and  soap,  and  into  it dip tholth��� mixture on as smoothly as    pos-
no  questions      as      ho  pulled  ofTte?T^^I^"rt*tn<M~nn\t~? so" "" ] '"^""iT*" ���i""''--^1 )'?^ca,-b�� ?mac,P
1 ... .     - iciowinvnin  untrr   qirric  so. | while the glass  is still  wet,  usr
herVmu^,bc!^an rnPid'y *?  """"^ i""^'^ Letter,; so   that  ..hey  Con-'"���';;'; unri Tlioi^ed  ��.:*.  '        "*     "
"I  w��  trcibio- in hnrn  rhe  n^cke'- !n0t  ,lc  0r)cned.-'.Steam  or  hot  writer       u ,ig���red      ground glass  is desired,
,oo-" Vh,* Krit patkec���]wi��� opftn MvclopPW cIose��� Wlt|, murf. \ covf;j. lhehKlom wlth a thln ���,���,,
SheUhi out the scorched corner to 11"^^, "7" m"^^ ^��n'^ w*�� ��f ^"^ """ ^T"^ '^V^ ��,"
liim nnrl hi* keen eve ����, the seir* ��Pirit-lonip dissolves sealing-wax, ��� pjcw of fibred lace or bobincl,
him.   nnd  hir.  keen  ey.  saw  the  scai jan_ iinpl.PS5.i6n  i��� pia��,Pr having l,oCn !8lr'etchinK it   bsmoothly.     When  dry.
of a burn disfiguring her finger.
"T was going to  burn      it  wit.hou
opening it���and then  r thought    thntjevor   a|1  lllt(,mpls to  op,,n t|���, letter i���]nKH
yorr might rrotbelieve mo, so I havej ��� tI,cl.wi KO thnii by force can  be  frrrs- |    Ariothor  way  of' ornamenting'gloss
| taken  of tho peal.     By tho combined
juso   of   water, and   s..*n!mg-wax.   how-
give   two      coats     of   varnish,   after
which it can  bo washed like ordinary
brought   it  back.*'
"I should  have believed you,'
the  seal   is  unbroken,
you soo, you  will have your- revenge.
I  am  a  poor  man.  and  tho  exponsos said,
nf a divided household wil! cramp me. !     "Anyhow
still  further.       I  shall   havo  to      go j she responded spiritlessly,
without mv cigars." j    Tie removed her hat.
������Do  voir' think���after  this���that    I|    She pointed  to  the packet  she had
he reiterated,
her eye,  where
She drew thcm
would  touch  a  penny?'
'"Alas*      nry cigars,'
.-.-!;;!  laughed.
IT.*r* gloves caught
���Je.;.- lay orr a chair.
on   slowly.
"'When you  have found a. lodging, I
Kii.'poS'.* you will send for tho trunk?"
���'That is my intention."
Thero were, perhaps, ton seconds
mor.?' left her���ho might give in. She j tor of me
counted ten heart-b'iats that sounded I won't trust
heavily in her ears. Give in! Be
0:1 not know tho meaning of the
phreso. He wns master, as he had
l-?n all his life, by reason of a level
lead  and   iron will.
passed to him.
"Don't let me know���-I only wont
you���I don't care!"
"Then you have not como back because yorr trust me?"
"I don't want, to trust; T lovo you,"
sho said.
r-Io turned thc packet with its flaring red  seal  round  in his liaiifi'.
"I believe yoir arc getting
.Sh.- stole a glance at hiru���at his
csild even, powerful Jaw, and dear, rc*-
h-ntless  mouth.
lie prided himself upon justice; brrt
mercy?���clemency? As well ask the
millstones to show these to thc grain
it. ground. Ho would make his own
terms with her. or none. Sho had
no  further  pretext for  lingering.
As r-rho moved he took the cause of
thoir quarrel from nn Inner pocket of
his coat and gavo it into her keeping.
Tt was a square packet, done up In
white paper, **i7ith the words���"iiy nt?-
cret" writ to/, eeross lt in his charjic-
ho bot-
' be breathed. "You
mn���but you ha.vo come
back because "
"I lovo you," she finjsho'ri.
"You still think that T have dc--
coived you���that-my secret is of a
nature that should como between us,
if you could do without mo?"
"It way be. But T cannot. do
without you,  nnd  no "
"Yorr refuse to learn my lesson in
faith?" he snid slowly.
"But���T lovo much���and that is
expiation, is it not?"
He hesitated a moment and then
laid tho packet in hor lap. "Open
it," ho said.
She looked up, white und desporato,
her fingers on tho seal. "Understand," sho said doggedly, "that nothing I find can mako any difference."
"What do you expect?"
shift for themselves in matters of
transport and commissariat. Il" their
elaborate .system of baggage trains
breaks-down,_as_ it-may���well���do_uu-
dcr tho strain of a h.nrd campaign,
they nro utterly at��� a loss���unless thoy
aro Cossacks, Kalmucks or Turcomans, iiccustomed from boyhood to
picking up thoir meals wherovor and
whenever they can find  them.
The Japanese, orr the contrary,
showed during thoir war with China
a remarkable '.ability to create thoir
transport and commiseari.nt apparently out of nothing as thoy wont along
tralod.    All  that is necessary is
is  to u��o  a
clo.so the letter first with n small. ;Kll!KOda or Glauber's salts, which will
well-moistened wafer, and to pierce ;crvstalize and make a beautiful win-
thn letter with a coarse needle (the'(^n. Vul lhf. S.,U/, fn ,,��� ^rUion Jinan me applies to mucilage), whereupon ;nnd a(hl ,.noirgh hot water to baroly
noiiling-wax may be used upon it .in Idtssolvo it. "Apply while hot with
the lixniil manner. This fen! can i a ljr,1E),. The throe substances men-
noither bo openod by dry heat nor-tjon���] vvil| each give- a different ar>-
by  moisture. _ ipoataric.?,  but all aro beautiful.
Tn   cases  of  acute  indigestion      tho '
banana  is of  immense service.        Ba- i
solution  of epsorn salts. [They  diir     not   trouble,   mucli   about
big hotel 'in London uses biish-
of potatoes a yenr for pon-wip-
on    tho     tables   in thc writing-
arid ..care should  be  taken  that
nre <?|iiitc ripe.
To   clean     zinc  articles   rub     them
well nil ovor with part,(Tin oil applied , g       F ���iorM,nK ���  j.irge. po-
on  a piece  of flannel;  then mako      a, ,s ,/���, Mmpa|ltra(!nt %, }.hc
lather  of  hot  water  and  soap      and j pt.n.hoX> and aftor twenty-four hours
it  is removed,  find  another  put    In.
"Tho proof of your love for "
Shi* could  not go  on.
"You arc right; it is a proof of
my  love."
She broke the seal deliberately, and
tore away the paper.
The hack of a photograph* lay uppermost.. "Stolon" scrawled upon It.
Sho turned it ovcr and a tear fell
on tho face���her own face! It was
an old likeness or" her. She hnd missed it off tho mantelpiece nt'home,
sonic tlmo before her marriage, missed it before sho know that ho hart
desired to bo more to her than
TIt? lifted hor hand and put his lips
to tho burn on tho finger.���Podi'son'a
I'cns in penholders arc stuck into
the potato half n dozen lit it tlmo,
giving it tho appearance of a porcupine. It is claimed that a potato
is tho best preservative against, rust,
and mildew available for pens.
"Havo yon nothing else 7" iii(|i.ir-
p(l Mrs. Schoppon, who wns looking
at half-hose for her husband. "No,
ma'am," rcpliod.the shopman. "I've
shown you overy pair-in stock."
"Aro you sure," sho persisted, leaning over tho counter*? "thoro nro
norro        thoro    I    haven't soon ?"
"Yos'in." sturninernd tiro shopman,
"except���or���thc pair I'm wearing."
1'eoplo who como to high words
aro apt tu Indulge in low ones,
bf.ggage trnin's, thoy hud them? to
bc sure, well supplied und Well or-
gtnl'/ed, but? tiro troops" moved so
quickly that thoy wore out of touch
with  their w.ngons half the time.
Thoy travelled in tho lightest possible order and picked up any old native carts or mules or coolies they
chanced to meet, making th'om servo
tho necessities of tho 'moment; nnd
thon lotting thenr go and getting
others further on.
of tliis system was that ns the campaign advanced tiro armies ..became
clogged by largo numbers, .of coolios
and other crimp followers, who created a great deal of trouble and corrr-
m'ttod oxct'HUUH, .which weio wrongfully charged .to tin; regular troops.
Some of tho Japanese commanders
adopted a short way with these ob-
nr.xioiis persons, driving (liorrr out of
tho army on pain of death as soon as
th'ir services were ovor. After the
war it was pretty generally ugrcod
that no similar nuisance'.should be
tolerated In another campaign.
During the advance to the relief of
tho bo.giogod legations at I'cfcin the
Jnijnnose commissary was, by common Agreement of the foreign officers,
better than that of any of tiro Kuro-
penrr troops, and tho Japanese soldiers showed a genius for foraging
and accommodating tlieir appetites
to thu food available in the country.
Nearly One Marriage Out of Four
Is a   Failure.
A recent issrro of a Japanese statistical ... pamphlet "Tn Japanese and
French.,reveals' some, curious facts of
a social  chnractor.
According to thisreport thore wore
in Japan? in tho year 1889 297,428
marriages. The ago of marriage
seems to bo nearer that commonly
prevailing in Europe and America
titan most  persons suppose.
Of men only 5 married under the
age-of-13, and only 108 under the
age of I (5. Nearly 5,400 married between tho ages of 16 and 18. The
number of marriages increased rapidly up to the ago of 24, whon it was
rather moro than 20,000. After that
ago fewer and fewer? men married and
less than a thousand married betweon tho ages of 48 and 49, though
a few men married: in extreme ��� old
In the case of girls thero woro only
58 marriages under the ago of 14, and
the age at which the greatest number of marriages was reported was
between 20 and 21. Only about
900 women '.'wore reported as marrying between the ages, of -10 and 41,
but perhaps Japanese women are
prone, liko their Western sisters, to
cease having birthdays after they
pass SO. There wero a fow marriages of very old women, up to and*-beyond the ago of 80.
The civil state of the women marrying is significant. More than 247,-
000 of the' whole number are reported- as maidens, and nearly 8,600 aa
widows, whilo nearly 33,500 wore divorced women.
Astonishing arc the divorce statistics of Japan. In this report it is
shown that with fewer than 300,000
marriages reported- in the year, thore
were more than 6(1,000 dovorcos. The.
proportion of divorces' to niarriages
was about 1 to 4.
The fact is that Japanese civilization is most conspicrrously weak In
the, matter, of the status of women.
Divorce is easy.
In fact tho seven causes laid down
by Confucius nre allowed. Ono of
thoso permits a man to divorce his
wifo for talking too  much'.
Among the lower classes divorce is
extremely fretjuent. It is loss so
among tho upper classes, mainly because concubinage is common. Tho
divorced wife patiently endures hor
lot, and loaves the houso of her lord
with ,i blessing for 'him upon her lips.
It is a rare thing for a woman in
Japan (o seek divorce, though'.husbands frequently give sufficient cause.
Tlio fact that tho -caro of- tho children would fall upon the .'wife should
she. obtain a divorce is a sufficient deterrent to the mothers who are poor,
und the condition of extreme'.- subjection suffered by nearly rill Japanese
women probably deters wealthy wives from  seeking divorce.
Chrlssio (reading letter ):--"To
please you I would penetrate tho
pathless forest; I .-.would traverse'
broad oceans and explore the unknown regions of the earth; 1 would
ascend tlio loftiest peaks oftho
mightiest-'mountains' nrrd brave tho
i-nging torrents which pour down
their precipitous' sides; T would assail tho Arctic ice-pack and, overcoming every obstacle,������ carve my way
to the undiscovered Polo. For you,
dear. T would dare anything and
everything." "Oh, tho brave boy!"
Continuing :���"P.S.'���I will como nnd
see you to-morrow, weather per-,
Mr. jitoakin (who is .boarding out
for a fow iluys):���"By tho ��� wn* . Mrs.
Perkins, I must confess tho i-.uttorr
we had for dinner to-day is not the
kind of meat to which I have boon
accustomed." Mrs.        Perkins:���
*'*tVcry likely not.  sir.    I nlwiz    gits
tho best."
On the    Contrary,    They Say,    A
Person Should Wake Up
Wake up slowly I '
No matter what has teen your
habit, begin to-morrow morning nnd
wake up by degress.
Thc modern girl lives too much in
a hurry, anyway. She hurries out
shopping, sho hurries through the
stores, sho hurries home, hurries
through hor luncheon, hurries out to
take her constitutional, hurries back
to dross, and, finally, after a long
day of hurrying, sho hurries to bod,
so as to wake up early the next
Everybody wants to woke up early
enough, but few people do It. Tliey
sleep a minute too long, jump out
of bed, and the mischief is done.
You will suffer the effects all  day.
Tho theory of waking up slowly is
this : During sleep, the heart beats
sluggishly, and all the functions of
thc body uro, in a souse, asleep. Tho
vital organs are resting or as r*ear
it as they ever are.
When you wake up in a hurry and
jump out of bed, you set the heart
to beating rapidly, n.nd you ^stir up
all the vital organs with a. suddenness that is a distinct shock to
thorn. Thoy should wake up leisurely.
There are persons who habitually
Wake up suddenly, jump out of Led
and rush into a bath. Frequently
the bath will be taken within five
minutes after waking up, und the
result is not the vigor which one
expects to have in the niorning, but
a langor, a torpor, a feeling as
though one had worked hard all
When you wake up in the.morning
it is very important to wake up
slowly. As consciousness.returns to
you lie perfectly still for a while
until you, are wido awake.
to get accustomed to the light. Open
them, and   closo    thcm   again.     Perhaps you want to doze a little   before  waking up.
When you do wake up. wake up
Very leisurely,, like a kitten. Have
you ovor watched, a cat wako up?
It will stretch one log and then another. It will yawn? It will
stretch this muscle and that muscle.
It will stretch its back; it will roll
over, elongate its nock and roll ovor
And how" does a baby wake up?
Watch a baby somo time and see.
= It opens its eyes nnd closes them
again and rubs its fists into them.
It trios to roll over; it stretches its
arms out," and it stretches its logs.
- It wakes up in a vory lcisusoly
way. You aro not sure it really is
awake until it begins to cry, which
is a signal that it , wants to bc
taken up.
A good natured baby will wake up
nnd laugh.     This is tho healthy nny
of wakening in the morning.     If you
are    houlthy,   and  if ,you are    good
natured,   you    will wake up   slowly,     '
stretch   and    yawn,     nnd  begin      to
laugh.      That is  the  proper  way  lo
Ifere aro a fow  wake-up- don'*s :
Don't    wake up worrying.     13unish
caro    from your   mind.    You;   have
no idea    what   an  important    ���slTect
the    ifirst   waking    thoughts of your
mind exert upon your body    during
the  day,
Don't tako your breakfast "alone.
Even though .you may not want to
talk, it is a good thing to have
cheerful society in the room with
you. ��� It will keep' you from brood-,
- Don't plan things before breakfast
Many women nro in tho habit of
laying out the .day .and making
'memoranda beforo  they eat.
Don't think intently before breakfast. Try to keep thc mind a per-
fest blank until you have fed tho
the stomach.
Don't worry before breakfast.
Don't quarrel until you have boon
awake at least two hours. '.���'��� Quarrelling beforo the morning"meal is a
Don't talk much before breakfast.
It tires the voico and taxes the
mind; :
Try to think pleasant'thoughts.
Try to got the mind in a calm,
pleasant statu.
Try to remember that a calm hour
before breakfast, makes a culm mind
all  day.
Try to smile und think of nothing
at iill. Don't tax the thought und
don't tax the spirit.
Then thore aro things you can do
as well us things you must not do.
One of .the most important principles
of correct living Is that of a bath
beforo breakfast.
Take ii bath on rising in tho morning.?;. 'Lot it? bo, a topid birth, just
the same"-temperature. us tho r'room,
and to secure this, draw tlio ; bath
the night  before.
For thoso who"can't have a morning plunge, and who an* very uncomfortable without it, there is a
substitute,    ;    massage. Massage
stretches tho muscles and rests them
aiid gives all the effect of the friction of the bath and tho bath'towel.
But if you cannot got massage...
thero is still unothor resort. Wako
up slowly and stretch every muscle
of tho body. Wako up by degrees,
wako up in.ii?leisurely way, wake rrp,
roll over, yawn throe times (ind
stretch   rigairr.
That is .the way to'wnko up in
such a ���milliner that you do not need
a bath or massage.
"A good yawn is better than a
cold bath any time," snid nu instructor in physical, culture. "Let.
ine wako up, taking half air hour for
tbo exercise, and lot mo yawn nil I ���
want to yawn, and I will do without the cold-bath-and without, .mas-
One of the. rules of waking is lo
exert every muscle of tbo body alternately, first tlie arms, thon the
legs, then ail the other muscloK. Go
through with ull the muscular con-,
tortious, while, you stretch, and you
i will Cnd j'ourtvilf ree'rcd thereby, m
: ff������B������e*��Boe��o*3
CHAPTER   VII.���fCont.)
I'.eforo he loft England, and resigned Jo;!*io to tho temporary care of
her other guardians, thoy went together to ti*e graves of their father
and mother, which Jessie had uiade
pleasant with flowers and greenery.
As lv* stood there, I'hilip thought of
all tnat liaey had done for him. Hut
for Matthew Meade's beautiful charily to tin orphaned child-waif, wlrat
might his lot have been ? A workhouse boy, a. nameless, homeless unit
in that mass of shipwrecked Immunity, untaught and unloved, what
chance of oven a decent life would
havo been  his ?
He was glad now that he had chosen the lowly home at Still brooko
rather than Mar-well; what worrld tho
mo'e brilliant-seeming life have profited *f*.*!m ii ho had remained a comparative stranger to thoso two kind
hearts,  now stilled forever ?
Yet hc must now be a nameless,
kinloiS man: his last forlorn hope
that ho might discover his own
origin in looking through Mr.
Meade's papers was gone. He decided once for all to think no more
of his dubious origin, from the
knowledge of which, in spite of his
efforts lo learn it, he shrank, fearing
dishonor. He felt that he ought to
know, but sinco he had failed to (ind
out from Matthew Meade, Iro would
lemain henceforth ignorant.   But for
be engaged to a ''mo young officer
iiko Philip."
Jessie did,not hood, sho saw nothing but Philip's vanishing face; it
seemed as if hor life haii been violently wrenched from its placo.
As for Philip, he folt that nil that
was most vital in him Wns loft behind with Jessie, while ho rushed on
aimlessly into a blank, homeless
Yet ono thought throbbed g'o*"-'ing-
ly in his breast; this agony of yearning, tliis tenacious clinging of the
heart, meant nothing less than lo\e.
Ho was quite mire now ho should
lovo her and no othor to thc end of
his lifo.^
In retrospect tl'is year of Je'sio
Meade's lifo *-eemod flvo. Sho shot
up several inches" in height and her
mental nnu ��ioral growth kept, pace
with tho physical. The utter destruction of hor early associations,
the loss of homo, the sudden and repeated irruption of death, gave her
the emotional experience of years.
The sorrow of hor triple boi naval���
for sho was bereft, if only for a
time, of Philip���was too great, sho
dared.not think of it. Occupation
was hor great panacea. She had
always dono her school-tasks easily
if unwi'ltngly, she now manifested a
hunger for knowledge, a hunger that
Miss      Blushford  was unable to  np-
the Medways   the secret would  havo ��� b    tll(J g0lltcci fringes of know.
ledge and tho flimsy 'accomplishments" which composed hor school
bill of faro. Happily Cleeve boasted
of a fair public library to which Mr*.
Ch'eeseman was a subscriber, and in
that library, whicli was littlo troubled by the corn-dealer himself, Je&-
tie pastured at will.
Sho had- never dreamed    that    tho
universe was so  wide,  so  wonderful
died with Mr. Mendp. Something
morc than pride or fear restrained
him from corsrlting Sir 'Arthur
Modwny, who would probably con-
ili.de thut Matthew Moade had told
him nil thoro was to know on his
coming to man's estate. And, after
nl1, if there wore any profit in knowing, they would surely have told
him beforo.
All who had cured for him and his
orphan sister lay there beneath tho
turf: ho must carve out a place in
"    life of his  own.
"My loss was greater thnn yours,
.le.-ssio." ho said. after a long silent o:  "I owed thcm more."
"Yes."   she     loplied,     looking   up
,    from hor flowers with a faint smile.
.   "And   ]   often   thought   tlrey      cared
most     for you.      Especially    father.
- Tliey woro so proud of you/'
"And  1  such a boast," ho thought.
"    * Then ho asked Jessie to renew the
doadi-bed promise, .and  tbey clasped
hands solem.-.ly over thc graven, and
ho piit a r ing-on her finger.
"Oh I Phi ip," sho exclaimed, when
thoy turned to lea*?e the spot, "it is
V?'an  opal i ing."
"Do:i't you like opals ?" he asked.
*'T thought you did; thnt is why I
iii ifo theni."
"Ah I   but tho bad  luck !"
"I-'oolifh child," he said, tenderly,
1 is heart going out to hcr in a rush
of pitying love, "how can "a true-
' lo\o gift be unlucky?"
Thoy, sat alone together in Mrs.
Plijuurtor's houso till late that night,
<oirr,liiig the minute". Xext morning
i.i ey drove together to Cleevo station
whcir'*o Philip started for Dover, on
his  wny  to India.
Jessie stood on the platform by
tl'O can iago-door with him till the
la**t moment; every tick of thc station  ilocl:  seemed  to  beat some life
- or.t of their throbbing hearts: thoy
held each ot'.er':; liands, and when
tho la**t boll clanged and their hands
were forced apart, tho jangling
strokes crashed on tic two bruised
young hearts. The engine panted
away, Philip looked back till the
bon.I of tho road swallowed him up
nnd ho could no longer see " Jessie,
and the yearning gaze of each was
met by vacancy. ^
Then Coi.sin Jane, who hnd boon-
fctundiiig at a bookstall showering
tears upon the monthly magazines,
came bustling forward and bid Jessie
'mako haste home to Miss Blusli-
"He'll wi ito from Dover to-night,"
sliiT"Baiilr "and_that���ydii'ir'hev "to^
morrow. Then at Calais he's to
write, and at Paris. Dear, dear,
what expense he'lj be ut with postage to bo siue. Look up, Jessie,
look up, 'tisn't many of our sort can
themes, and Jessie stitched thoughtfully at the abhorred wool-work,
wondering if Miss Blushford's colossal ignorance were normal in schoolmistresses.
Miss TJltshFord was a good woman
and lovod Jessie, who loved her in
leturn. She wus about fifty, upright, thin, exact, self-denying, timid and rigid. What irite loct she ever-
possessed had been worn nwny in
mill-hoise drudgery and potty anxieties, what littlo knowledge she ovcr
acquired frittered away in constant
lnechuuical repetition to her pupils.
Her school had a good reputation,
it was select. Jessie had with groat
difficulty and much heart-searching
boon admitted to it; it was expensive
and yet Miss Blushford wus poor*.
And sho had nothing put by for old
ago or sicknoi-s. Sho was a lonely
woman, yot sho had many to sui>-
In most families thoro is one holp-
lo*?s member dependent on tl.o rest, it
was so with tho 151ushfords; one
daughter was imbecile, MiS3 -Blush-
ford supported her in a private house
Orre male Blushford had failed in
business and passed his prime in
hunting for odd jobs, looking for
commissions, and hovering on the
verge of bani-ruptcy, whence Mi.-s
Illustiford pei'i.otrui'Iy plucked htm:
sho educated his nine children tuid
sot them oi.t in life. Her father's
second family she nlso educated and
set out in lifo, and supported her
stepmother till hor death. No wonder Miss Bli:s'*ford was poor. Her
elder brothers were mon of substance, it is true, but thoy had families whom they could not rob.
Hor sister "kept her carriage," and
was ashamed to own poor Bes-sio,
but no help was forthcoming from
her;,it was preposterous to suppose
that hor husband would rob bis
children to support his wife's rulq.-
tions I So   Bessie,    upon      whoso
youth ono golr'en beam of romance
hud fallen, i enounced tho husband
and children and carriage that she
might* have had, ai'd drudged on, in
most prosaic, unrecogr'i7cd heroism,
to maintain the heirless members,
winning little but the contempt of
all In return.
"I wonder' what poor Bc-sic will
do now ?" the family said, when
anybody camo to grief.
t Brrt .Tc*-sie knew of Miss Illushford
orly that sho was ignorant, narrow,
so she chafed against her yoke, as
hor own nature expanded. After the
Byron episoe'e.     Miss Illushford     bo
und indignation, a sort of madness
seized upon the people, to whom
the knowledge that Christian women
and children of their own race were
slaughtered and tortured by that
inferior and subject heathen race
thej- bad been accustomed to hold .so
cheaply, was a horror beyond endurance. War, which to other nations means invasion and the suffering, if not the slaying, of women and
When cattle aro put on a heavy ration of grain thoy will mako rapid
gains for a timo, probably for two
months, and then they seem to como
to a standstill and mako little or no
Improvement. A number of them go
off their feed and tho feeder gets himself into all sorts of trouble. The
point to be determined is not the
amount of grain thnt wo can get an
whose soldiels alone tasto its immediate horrors. All tho prejudices
and nntipallios of religion, race, and
Ono of tho most important problems animal to consume, but the    amount
and assimilate,
put so      good
a finish on cuttle us pons.    A    littlo
children, the breaking up of    homos,   u^p^entH R��U To" the fa'rm^ is :��"T*��� ,��e E'T^t
r,ii. C'faco fo"- hivi^uo FngHnd3  how t0 'Wt his ������P��U��n ���� �� *ood      No other 'grain will
a  miK.ei    tacc   loi   lniiolate  l.nglnncl,    nr.���cticnl.   husiw-ss   linsts..     Just       ns   ���   �����;���!,   ���.,   .....��!���   ..o   ,
practical, business basis. Just as
many business men have mado fortunes by     introducing      labor-saving
caste wore stung into fierce vitality lueth��ls nna by uUlixl"S wnnt ���as
b.v tho sulToring and degradation of!?,,co tll,-��'v�� ��way as waste so the
holpIe=s    English      in     Idis..    whoso : (������<����� can  greatly  increase  tiro
countrymen' ut home  wero powc less
.. i fits of his
husirross  by  utilizing  all
ate vindiciivoros swept over men's
hen*ts, " nn unspocted trait in tho
national character was brought to
lig'- t. Not only in Idia, where tht-ir*
position was so desperate, but at
homo,    where   people wore maddened
to succor thcm.   A  wave of passion- I wastes  and by  the  introduction      of
'labor-saving     methods,  writes      Mr.
C. A. Willson. ,-
One of tho most frequent losses that
occur is that of timo and labor
through lack of proper arrangement
of tho farm. A great deal of thought
b.v thoir impotence, the>e woro loud is oftentimes gi*-'cn to tho planning of
cries for \engeanco���vengeance alone!the future houso or barns, but not
in ils nal-ed loro ity. Pious clergy- always to tho plan of the farm. Al-
men, peaceful laymen, gentle, kindly | though we seo many farms that havo
people,_diri not hesitate .to say that, vory neat fences,-and show in a gen-
no reprisals could be too severe for oral way tho progressivenoss of tho
thoso monsters of iniquity, and much I owner, yot almost invariably thev are
that was only said with impotent |so planned that tho lanes pass down
passion in England was done withjtho centro lino of tho farm with nl-
steaoier vmJicliveness in India. most perfectly square fields lying    on
it     was a ghastly satire on     our \  ach side     A        are Iield .g u,e most
boasted progress and  civilization;  ,tuctical  fol.m of a fiold  Ul01.e    ls
nJ?f�� i�� bi����n "   !   ?,Or0, fhastly  because of tho large number of turns
��-hn     t,!L T brj^ef and rob,,e,f??n'   that have to bo made when  tho field
who     turned  a deaf ear to popular I.      ,  .���   ,    , .   , .,     ,        .   ,
clamor and  public obloquy,  ind  did  Lt Pi2W^_haI^f_t.0_d_��r.t!!?_!!SLta^
pea meal fed during tho last month
scorns to firm the eutti*; up and-make
thorn handle arid weigh just a little
better than anything else I know,
but they ore such strong feed, and
so hard to digest that they cannot
usually bo fed with advantage for
moro than five or' six weeks unless
it bc in'.very small quantities. Regularity is one of the first principles of
good footling.
An important matter is to make
the cattlo comfortable and induce
them to lic down as much as possible, allowing no ono to disturb them
Something  of  the  History   of  the
Men Who  Are "Russia's
Deadly Foes.
Tho Chunchuses, wiose exploits are
mentioned so frequently in tho war
news, and whom Admiral Alexicff in
his proclamation the other dny stigmatized as "tho curse of Manchuria,"
must not, says Thu I-ondon Daily
Graphic, be confounded with the Tun-
gus, a Siberian race cf Manchu stock
divided into a number of tribes,
whoso habitat stretches over half of
Siberia, from tho Yunsci to tho Pacific. The term Chunchuses, or
"Hunghutze," to uso the moro correct name, denotes no particular race,
tho name being applied indiscriminately to all brigands or highwaymen
in Manchuria, who hnvo infested the
country since thc date of the Manchu
conquest of China.    Manchuria     was
except at feeding timo     A mistake of  thcn denuded of her fighting men, who
so teeming with interest���life seemed
worth living in spite of the shadows | gan telling hcr pupil that it wns un-
darkening it. One happy day sho femi-ine as well as unladylike to
lighted on the "Fairy Quecno;" then, read much; it was particularly un-
sho discovered Chaucer; Shakespeare,   lodyllire to have strong feelings; moro
duly Bowdlerized, had been presented
to hor in driblets in the school
course,   and  was now  commended to
hcr  in seven  expurgated,  calf-bound,   to  c'o).
unladylike still to wish to be independent and work for b-ead' (which
JeFSio began to hint sho should like
musty volumes by Miss Blushford,
who was in blissful ignorance of
Chaucer's infinitely direr neod* of a
Miss Blushford had,bcon too much
edified at finding her pupil anything'
more solid     than    a story-book,    to
-"May I never do anything because
I like it ? Mrst I only do what
men like me to do ?" Jcs'--ie asked.
"Certaii-ly, my dear," Mi.=s Blushford-replied, with her little didactic
air; "it is linfominino to havo strong
lii'irrgs.       Gentlemen      always   know
look for rocks ahead-in books    that ��� what is truly feminine and  ladylike.
justly, and loved mercy oven in that
awful  tempest.
Jc'-sio, in thc conventual seclusion
of l.er school, where newspapers wore
rare, heard little of theso things;
sho did not realiro thc awfiilness oT
the crisis; she had grown accustomed
to war in tie Crimean days, and second, tho location of the buildings,
fea-ed comparatively littlo for Phi'ip |and, third, the rotation of crops to
even when she knew him to bo in tho jbo followed. Sometimes it is not
t'-lck of the fighting. Had ho not |possible to make the 'arrangement
alieady tried the fortune of war?        I that wo most desire because of     tlio
But   in thos-e   raie occasions when   contour and general lay of tlie farm
en off. Tn plowing or reaping
field, tho number of rounds increases
as the distance from tho centre to
the sides becomes greater.
There aro at least three things to
be considered in planning a farm:
First,  the general "shape of the farm
but where it is possible the fields
should not be square, but made as
long as is practical,  and with    their
s-he mingled with tha outside world,
she was horror-struck nt the" way in
wlrirh- people talked  of  "thoso black
devils," and one or two p.tssionato : openings as "near to tho barn as
oxpre-srons in Philip's letters mado possible,
her shiver and hope they wore but I i Sl,i>mit herewith plans for a 160-
momentary ebullitions, caused by!acl.0 fnvni. Whilo not exactly suited
rigr.teous Indignation at the first for all flirltls vet tho general idea may
hearing of such cruelties as will foi-;bo inc0rporut'od into almost any
ever throw* a mournful hori;or upon fi especially ono that hns, as yot
;?���T C^'\t>��^- Sho cid ���ot in-1 t b(>on ml,cj, ImllPOV0d. rr ��� <������,.���.
quire too c!o.-,ely into Indian details:
she da'ed not let her thoughts dwell
upon Philip's danger, any more than
upon hor parents' death: she deliberately lulled the emotional side bf her
nature to sleep, by continuous strenuous    mental   occupation.  -  Instinct
If a farm
which many of rrs havo been guilty is
that of tying up more* cattle than
we could feed and bed properly; so
tlrnt wu were compelled ta use a lot
of straw for feed that wo should havo
used for bedding. Straw that is
musty or damaged in any way will
mako more beef when used for bod-
ding than when oat up and forced on
tho cattle by mixing with tho better
A man should so plan his work
that it will always bo dono at tho
right time, and yot he should novel-
be in a hurry nnd never out of patience. A rough, noisy, blustering
man is worse than useless on a cattlo
farm. There is no royal road to success in cattle raising; it is the attention to, or neglect of, the apparently trifling details that makes
for success or failure.
.Take throe pieces ot ou5, three by
threo feet long, mako tho front ends
of outside pieces round and bolt all
threo together with two strips of
iron at front, ono on top, the other
on   bottom,      so   outsido  pieces  will
were required to garrison tho Chinese
towns. Chinese outlaws began to
settle in tho country, and theso, joining with the worst class of the nae-
lives, formed themselves into robber
bands, who have dolled tho authorities
ever sinco, attacking caravans, plundering villages and carrying off important personages to ransom. Tho
Chunchuses, in fact, are the dacoits
of Manchuria, and, like tho Burmese
brigands, thoir hand is against every
man, bc hc
Tho missionary Williamson, who
travelled in Manchuria in the sixties
of last century, relates that a band
of these robbers landed at Takushan,
a flourishing port near the Yalu River, and billeted themselves upon tho
town, making the most exorbitant demands upon the inhabitants, which
were all complied with. They thon
travelled about the country, levying
tribute everywhere, and when troops
wero at last sent against thorn, they
took ship and quietly sailed away.
Williamson adds that tho robbers received thoir name of "Hunghutze," or
Kedboards. owing to thoir custom of
painting their.faces red and  wearing
work on hinge, fasten handles to cen- j false bcards of co]ored Horsehair.
and i
tro piece, for back braces take
pieces of old      wagon tiro two
one-half  foot   long,   fasten   to      each
outsido     piece    at  back   end,  punch
tw�� i    The great trade  highways of Man
churia are infested  with them,
told her that madness lay in feeling
'(To be- Continued.)
. ,	
is    oblong in     shape     the buildings   four h^,M jn each brace       d 'bo]t tQ
should never bo placed  at  ono     ond
or a cornor where It is possible     to
place them at tho centro of ono sido.
The  ideal     location  of  tho  buildings
for economy's sake would bo at    tho
boie tho respectable word history
on their backs; tho ologics and ono-
'mics inspired hor wilh confidence; it
was not imtrl tlio sad day when she
found Jessie . poring over a large
volume <iirs.cribed with the. alarming
name of Byron,, that she awok'o to
tho duty cf tasting lho child's mental food. Byron, carefully shrouded
in brown paper, lost respectable citizens-should bo scandalized by-seeing
him borne opei.ly through their
streets, was promptly returned to
tho dusty shelf on whicli he had long
moulde. ed by Mits  lilushford's     own
Sweetness, submission, unselfishness
are- tie chief qua ities rcquiied of
females. Mr. Philip Knndal justly
observed in his last epistle to mo :
T wish Mils Meade to read le*7s and
givo moro    time to strictly feminine
pursuits,  such  as  needle-work,   danc-   fov     w jnn ,    , , 'FincM       and fron;
centro of the farm, hut the home und
social sido of lifo on tho farm must
be considered as well.
Thoro is no plnco of residence that
offers tho advantages for making the
Taverns That Have Done Business homo  surroundings  beautiful   as  that
for  Centuries. !of tho  fari"cr except  perhaps among
!rustic mountain scenery. Usually
Somehow ono always hears with .there is such an utter disregard
regret that one of Englnnd's famous among our farmers of their rmmodi-
old moss gro���wn, ivy , clad inns is ,ate surroundings, which should go to
about to bo ��� demolished, says tho jnmkc fnrm hames bemrtiful and.pleas-
London Marl. ' rho Old King of jant t,,at j c.anIlol refrain from niak-
Prussia   hostelry    is     the   latest to, fow SUIJgeStio���s hero as to tho
pass into the house-breakers   hands.
ing, housekeeping, ond accomplish
ments' "���such was Mi*-s Blushford's
translation of PI'iliv's rorp:c-t that
Jessie should not bo mado lo* learn
too much. "Gentlemen disliko bluestockings. Ijadies of superior attainments should always endeavor to
conceal   them,   lest  they  should      bo
correct     hands,    and    the   works of   deemed  unfeminine."
Cowper woro given to Jessie iu compensation; sho was further bidden to
denote' more time /to her "accomplishments," and in particular to
paint a group of llowers on velvet,
and do some wool-work for the sofa:
Poor Miss Blushford ! Tho evening following tho procession of
Byron to his dusty seclusion was
not a Jiappy one for hor.
Tho girls woro gono to bod. the assistant- teacher was spending nn
evening out, and she was alone with
l-.er parlor boarder,' who was. apparently taking tho  opportunity' of" im-
1 suppos'e. Miss Blushfordl" said
Jesilo, ."'that it matters nothing
what women think, tho great point
is what people think of them."
"Quito so,  my lose."
"Their conduct should bo entirely
ruled by public opinion ?" continued
Jessie, with a curious glitter of hor
"Jn everything, my sweet girl," returned Mi-s Bl.isbford, pleased at
signs of grace in her charge.
After this Josiie read with more
ardor, but less candor. She did not
hesitate to deceive Mi:-s Blushford by
holes in the back braces you can
widen or close tho weeder to suit tho
width of row; join handles to centre
piece and brace handles; tako
3 2      harrow tooth      nnd      shape
liko shovel plow, saw a notch on
outside piece two-thirds the depth
of tooth, fasten tooth with bolts by
boring ono hole through tho outside
piece and another half way, in the
form of a stable; b.v this method you
can raise or-lower tho teeth as desired. *
 1 __
Books and Pupils in a  School 4,-
000 Years Ago.
Education in the timo of King
Hammurabi, somo 4,000 years ago,
was in a flourishing condition. Vincent Schoil, a German archaeologist
recently- unearthed a schoolhouse in
Babylon just opposite the great temple. From inscribed books, inscriptions, etc., Faiher Schoil has reconstructed the life of an ancient Babylonian school.
The scholars sat on the floor in
rows, ' eacli with a soft brick. On
theso tho small b'oy engraved the
diflleult cuneiform characters. When
ho made them wrong the teacher
'smugged them over, as is attested
by several bricks with tho thumb
marks plainly visible. In one room
.igoand  interesting    associa- 'anej ros0 bushes, properly grouped and! tho scholar was taught how to writo
1707,  when tho place was built, urr-
��� Improvement of our homes, lt is
(too often true, that the farmer's
til tho present day, .the license has b"R1�� is f?v;id of many of the littlo
boen iu the keeping of ono family- ithl��B* ,.thAt B��. ^ ,mn,<0, t'10,b�������
perhaps a record in tho licensing an- surroundings cheerful and homelike
rials of England and yot t,,G.v wl11  "'""d1-*1" why thoir
, The Old' King of Prussia is a pic- boys and ffirIs wU1 Icnvo thu, !a.rm
turosquo half timbered houso, and '��>* Pl��"*s "����ro beautiful in thc city,
many a noted highwayman has par-. The farmer has such chances for land-
taken of its hospitality. The grand- ' sco-P.o gardening as thn city resident
father of tho present proprietor was has not because of more room which
quite a noted character, having van- ho has. A careful selection and' plac-.
quished several notorious highway--ing of trees, shrubbery and flowers,
mon on Finchley common. It is on together with a well kept lawn, will
record that ho onco had an encoun- |mako at comparatively small cost the
ter  with Dick Turpin. 'humblest homo and surroundings look
Bound  and  about   London and  its  beautiful.     Such  trees  as" mangolias,
over   extending    suburbs there    may ' catalpas, -    and      spruces,     and  such
still  bo soon' inns   nnd    taverns     of -shrubs as    hydrnngos,  spir-ons,  lilacs, j
great '   ""i       ""~ '"   ' '     ' " '       *
n ct
questions on history, literature,
science, and art, under the imprest-ion that she was filling hor listener's mind from her- own suporabun-
dan t���stores'���of-kno'wledgcr-when'- all
of a sudden it flashed upon her that
sho was playing tho part, not- of
philosopher lo disciple, but of pupil,
to oxaniinor. Miss Blushford quick-'
ly turned the conversation to lighter
fho kept a store of sriu-gglail candles kno��� when It was originally built,
and matches, which she used to light nml ,l .would ����m '|s tho,l.��th encl;
hcr studios after her candle hnd been f ccus��lVft propntoi- has endeavoured
rcn-o-ed from her room. - Wos it not to I,,��lCe his n,,lpk "ll lts ��r<*'tcc-
lav. fiil-to-concenl-thiiigs-fioin-cl-.ild
Paie, Weak and
Languid Girls
It is to Your Best Interests to Know About the Extraordinary Restorative Powers of
Dr.   Chase's Nerve  Food.
Thero are hosts of girls in this
city wlso aro in need of Just such a
medicino as Ur. Chase's Nerve Food.
l'.y monotonous work in factories,
stolen or oilleos thoy have o\haiisted
thoir nervous systems, and sulTer
from nervous, sick heudnclics, loss
or appetite, energy mul ambition,
and wvakirosf-CM and irregularities
peculiar to tlieir sex.
Or. Chase's Nerve Food forms
now, rich blood, creates new irorvo.
force mid actually adds now flesh
und weight. When you have rend
tho -letter quoted below wo believe
tluit you will bo satisfied thnt this
in  l.ho vor.v  li'oiil.moiil. you  need.
f.ir.'i. li. Mi'l-augliliii, <),-) I'arlia-
nri.(it Klri'ol, Toronto,' sliil.cH :���"My
diing-hter was pnle, weak, languid
niid'i'c.v nervous. Tfor appetite wns
poor nir,! ciiuugt'dblo. Sho could
unnrceiy dr.ig herself ubout,, lire
rronsi',  arid    >icr   trofures  wero    com
pletely unstrung. Sho could' not
sloop for morc than half an hour at
u tlmo without starting up and crying out irr excitement.
"Ah sho wns growing weaker and
weaker 1 became alarmed, and obtained  n. lro.t of Br.  Chase's    Xcrve
placed would     be  fnr moro beautiful
Highgato I-Tm.;ior tho  front .and  sido  yards      than
would     apple    trees      and  raspberry
Originally it was called  jj,ls*|]0s. - -'
Hut in laying oul. a farm tho planning of tho buildings and yards ' is
not the only thing to be considered.
In figuring out thu diagram submitted I have planned for a five-year
rotation of crops, a permanent pasture,  nnd a permanent wood lot.    It
rcn? Jo sic argued; why, then,
should a grown-up baby liko Miss
Ulushford, however amiable, know
all that she did ?
Tho pupils camo littlo in contact
with Jcssde, and when they did, regarded hor with no sense of follow-
Bhip. As a pailor-boarder and grown
up young lady, they looked up to
her, wliile the fact of her being engaged, and especially engaged to a
flne young olllcor. Invested her with
all the glamour of romance. A letter
from I'hilip created a flutter of
pleasant excitement in the house; j
uniiko .the pupils' letters, it wns inviolate; Mifs Blushford actually dared not open it. , The letters came
fast and thick at first, Philip dotted
them r.U along his route, whenever
ho found 'a post-oflice. "My���own'
Jessie���My ��ire.-ious child���My darling," they began, and were all heartbreak and tenderness, but slightly relieved with sketches of travel as fains* Calcutta, where thoy settled down
into "IX'arct Jo;-sie," and so con'
tinued nt  that affectionate  level.
Jer'f-ie's letters were of necessity
fewer, f-incc she could not dot .them:
along Philip's route; they too wore
at flrst tender and full of heartbreak,  but resigned and meek;     they
Food, filro used tlris treatment for j lacked thc stormy revolt of Philip's
several weeks, and fronr tho first wo I gradually the tenderness - and heart-
nol.iecd a decided improvement. Her | bi oak faded out of thorn, nnd the
nppctito became hotter, she gained i letters on both ""sides became chron-
in weight, tho color ret urned to her licks of what befell each, miiiglod
faco, and she gradually became j with requests on Jestie's pnrt arid
strong nnd  v.oll.      I cniinot sny too (good advice by way of answer from
much In favor or this wonderful
treatment, since it has proven such
a blessing to'my daughter."
Dr. Chase's None Food, .*>0 cents
a box, at nil dealers, or Edmansoii,
Union & Company, Toronto. To
protect yr.ui'iigaiiist imitations tho
portrait, and signature of Dr. A. W.
C'lrnso, the famous receipt book author, uro on every.-box..
Philip. Almost immediately after ho
started for India, thc news of the
Mcc.rut and Belrii outbreaks thundered through Fngliuiri, to.be followed
by still moro tragic tidings throughout  tho summer  und  autumn.
As each tragic episode in the drama of tho Mutiny unfolded itself nnd
wns tcld in England with all the
exaggerations of fear*, mystery, pity.
lural aspect, for many parts of ltl19 so planned that each ol the fields
haVe"wideirt]y-7it--diflei*^t-tiHi5"s-W0-or'0/lUul-8!���--ob'0^ ,n-!;inpo:nn<I
boen rebuilt. Tn tho stables, It is as """'l?, equidistant from tho barn
alleged, Dick Turpin had his horse's nM Possible. Thu benefit to be dnriy-
shoes turned, so as to'ninlco his pur- cd from having tho fields of this
suors imagine ho had gono in an op-'s'mj'O maV ]'�� 'nattily understood
positc direction. I when wc consider    that if thoy were
Among the very oldest of subm-'square it would require! 257 moro
ban Ijondon inns are the Plough at'rounds or 1,028 moro turns to plow
Kingsburg Croon nnd the King tho field round iind round, or It would
Jamos and Tinker Inn at Enfield, i require 4H moro rounds or 172 morn
Tho first, i.s said to.bo 850 yonrs old, ,'i turns with the binder to cut tho
and the latter was roputod to havo 'gruin. Now multiply thoso results by
been first built as arr Inn and under j tho 'number of field's to be plowed nrrd
another name 992 yearn ago. jreapod each yenr. and tho results bo-
, Its present name is derived from j come more striking. All of this
an ���'encounter . which  King Jnrncs   I. j means a wnsto     of tlmo and  labor.
is said to havo had ivith a tinker nt
tho   door    of the inn.     Tho tinker's
The advantage     of hnvlng the fields
nearly equidistant from  the barn    i.s
conversation    r.o pleased ^tho   Kingi, evident .wh'n'ii     wc consider that unch
that ho mado the 'mender of kettles
"a knight, with ��S00.'a.yea'r/'' the
records of-Enfield Inform us..
year's labor and timo Is moro nearly equalized by not having to draw
all the manure to tlio bnck end of
l.ho fnrm one year and close to tho
barn tho noxt, also tho distance
travelling to and from work in    tho
The 'disagreeable    fact has to    be .least  possible,
fa'cud,    according   to  tho "concurrent     At first .inspection of this plan
testimony ^of lishormon^of -several ,na-  would appear that it would     reoulro
tlous, that the slunk has onco more |nn extra amount of fence,- but "such
to.bo reckoned;with in European wa- ,]S!, 10t tho case, for when urrdngod
tors. ln Bie ISallic, whoro sharks in tho old conventional way it requires even a little more fence.
had been extinct since 1759, thoy
have made thoir reappearance?-., in
considerable numbers,:-.and several
fishing boats report having .'. had
wholo draughts of lish' devoured from
tho nets, which were broken in tho
LSelt and the Cattegat. A fisherman
who fell overboard narrowly e.scapcd
with his    life.       Shoals of -sharks
Lastly tho',.placement:'of thc woods
to the windward side of the buildings, whero it is possible, needs no
comment upon- tho protection thoy
would afford in the winter.
Although: this plan will hot apply
to all farms In every detail, yot tho
somo of .them    of    largo size,    havd  |t,0n-3 for lI\c. H??,nf <>f timaf n"d la"
been seen off the Gorman const, and ibor'n,*�� "Pphcible to overy farm,
they nro over,  reported  as  becoming
far from rare in the North Sea".
Thoir presence is attributed to their
pursuit of the herring shoals on tho
west coast of Norway.
A man consumes more or less time
when he is" eatipg dates.
A mixture of grain will always givo
hotter results than any single variety
fed alone. If any peas are to bo fed
it is good practice to keep theni until the close     of thc feeding period.
tho elaborate and highly poetical
forms "of adulation which aro preserved on monuments. Much attention was given to weighs and measures, arithmetic and goomotcry, but
.the chief brunches wore grammar,
rhetoric aud the expression of flattering forms.
Girls, it seems, got pretty much
tho same education as thc boys.
Father Schoil found contracts which
had been revised and corrected by a
ivomnnjearnod in tlio law, named
"AniatliochT *
On tho whole education and civilization under King Hammurabi wero
in a very advanced condition. They
know nothing about electricity,
steam powor and telephones .in those
days, but, considering their limited
opportunities,' tho-Babylonians were
very clever people. The contracts
revised by Miss Anintbocn were not
trust contracts and ��� probably from
tho Now Jersey point of view wore
primitive nnd crude Uut thoy answered tho needs of a highly complex civilization and the woman who
could draft them was probably ns
good a lawyer ns can bo found in
New Jersey. Anyhow, her mime survives *1-,000 years. Is It likely that
any of our lawyers will bo mentioned A.D. 0000 ?
at one time, owing to their activity,
trade languished to such a degree
that thc "Hcdbeards" wore in danger
of losing their moans of livelihood.
They then established a peculiar system of insurance throughout tho
country, the merchants who paid
them toll being supplied with a small
triangular flag, which, placed on tho
top of each cart in the caravan, insured its safe passage through tho .
most robber-infested country. The
same littlo flag is still used to show
that a cart is insured against being
robbed, and from the fact thnt carts
so distinguished aro seldom or never
attacked it is supposed that thc brigands and tho insurance oflices aro
The Manchu army in the Central
Province, where brigandage is most
rampant, is chiefly employed in a perpetual conflict with the Chunchuses,
who fight with the greatest determination, and frequently como off best in
their encounters with the military.
Mr. Alexander Hosic. in his work on
Manchuria, says that brigandage is'a
recognized profession in tho central
province, and that parents havo been
overheard seriously discussing tho ad- -
visability of fitting out their sons as
brigands, much as English fathers
might debate tho question of sotting
rrp their sons in business. Thoso rob- *
bors .arc very active on the banks of
thc Amur, where they aro known to
the Russians as "Ilongus," and they
havo been a source of constant trouble to the Russians sinco their occupation of tho country. During tho
Japanese occupation of Manchuria,
at the time of the Chino-.Iapancso
w.ar", these daring bandits harassed
the invaders morc than did the Chinese regulars, and it is even said that
the Chinese promised one of their
lenders a reward if ho could expel
the Japanese, though what success
ho achieved is not recorded.
Mr. Guy E. Mitchell tells of a
strango uso for milk. He and others havo used it for painting barns
and Outbuildings. Irrto a gallon of
milk.arc stirred three pounds of
Portland cement and enough pigment to giyo tho proper color. This
mixture, spread on tho wood, makes
a coating that after six hours becomes as good and lasting as oil
paint. It makes tho best possible
paint for trees whore large limbs
huve been pruned or sawed off, says
Mr. Mitchell.
Ij tent direct to ths db��ued
parts bj* tbo Improved Blower.
"" I tools rhe ulcer t, clears the.it
P��ih?m. Biopi dropping In tha
throfct and peistanuill? cures
Catarrh :nd lf.y Fe��r. Blower
fret. All dealers, or Dr. A. W. Chas.
Medicine Co., Toronto u>4 P..(*-,fa
The Americans Have No Monopoly
In This Class.
We hear so much of 'American captains of industry, of .lohn P. Rockefeller, the fnrm laborer's son; of Edison, tho newspaper boy: of Yorkes.
tho youthful soap jobber���that wo
are apt to forgot liritish giants of
perseverance says tho St. James'
Gazette. Livingstone worked ns a
factory hand-until 2.';'the man who
sought and found him in thc wilds
was born In a farmhouse. -The groat
firm of.W. H. Smith & Sons was
begun by two brothers, so.poor that
tho Wife of ono hnd to go into domestic service. The bouse of Tungyo
began in a littlo .workshop, w-hoso
rent-was but four shillings a week;
tliat of Lever Urothcrs had - a scarcely more pretentious start nt Bolton.
A coffeo. stall, on a London curb was
the fount and origin of Peurco &
Plenty; ��700 once formed tho total
capital of the "universal" Whitcley.
Bass' brewery wus founded by a
carrier; the Elder-Dempster lino of
steamers by a ship's apprentice, now
Sir Alfred;Jones. The inventor of
Dasscmer stool was once a poor, almost starving boy in London, lho
poorer for having devoted his labor
to on invention of whoso profits lho
Government robbed him. So ono
might go on throughout tho wholo
range of oiir .industries.- It is tho
sergeant and tho plain constable of
life's affairs who have made this nation industrially great, and carried
it3 flag and fame to tho ends or tho
_ -,	
Smytho :���"Poor llickors has a
vory hard-hearted wife." 1'rowne*���
"What's the trouble now ?" Smytho
���"She not only broke the broomstick" over his head, but made him
go to  the stores and buy .'./.other.'- Hi  ������S)������S������S������������������3Xr^^  V"  ALWAYS   REMEMBER THAT  MASON & RISCH  '-TA  X3.  Are manufactured^to^  Secure Your   Confidence  and Patronage.  Pianos  Are  manufactured to  Secure Your Confidence"  and Patronage  THE PIANOLA  Stands  PIANO  at    tho    head     of     all  playing     attachments  FOR ALL PARTICULARS APPLY TO  J.Macleod, Agent  Second Street,  Revelstoke.  ������������������������3*-S������������������(^^  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published   every  Thursday.     Subscription  per year.   Advertising rates orr application.  Changes of advertisements roust be in before  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printing in all its branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, June 0, 1904.  FIRE   PROTECTION.  When the public interest demands  that attention should be called to the  shortcomings or incompetencies of its  servants, ive consider it our duty,  freed from all partizan or personal  prejudice, to do so and in like manner  ���������ivheii public functionaries are faithful  to the trust reposed in them demonstrating by their efforts on behalf of  the community that they are alive to  its welfare, we are, as we should be,  ever ready to bestow the meed of  praise so justly earned, in the spirit,  actuated by tlie conviction that good  deeds should not be conserved for  epitaph inscriptions only, the pleasant  task devolves upon us to accord to the  Mayor and City Council, mid in so  doing we feel confident that tbe  unanimous sentiments of our citizens  are voiced, a figurative pat on the  back upon their recent action in taking the steps necessary to supply the J  city with more adequate means for the  protection of life and property by the  ���������utilization of the water of Bridge  Creek and the construction of a reservoir for the purpose of retaining the  same ih snch an excellent location to  ���������wit:���������the north end of Mackenzie  avenue. With this work completed,  as we believe it will bc in the near  future, and three fire brigades which  for excellence of material cannot be  Furpassed in cities twice ,the size of  ours the flaming monster will not find  it as easy as heretofore to indulge in  his destructive antics. Some of our  citizens have remarked that they  think it somewhat of a hardship^, that  ilie cost entailed should be paid out of  current year's revenue. To such we  consider'it pertinent to ask "is not an  ounce of prevention worth a pound of  cure ? " ���������  We have spoken from the standpoint of Western business men. A  word may be added to our friends in  the East. The amount of business to  be dono in Western Canada, the  market to be gained or retained here  by the producers of Eastern Canada  in competition with those of the  United States is largely a question of  railway rates and facilities. Those  who imagine that the Grand Trunk  Pacific, loaded with enormous overcapitalization, and with that great and  costly folly, the Eastern section will  be anything but an additional incubus  to inter-proviucial trade, are nursing a  grievous delusion. The one way for  the future lies in public ownership."  The signatures to the resolution are:  A. Macdonald, wholesale grocer, formerly Mayor of Winnipeg; Thos. D.  Robinson, wholesale coal and wood:  Alex. B. Bethune, wholesale '-'.furs and  clothing; John McVicav, grain dealer;  J. F. Mclntyre, former president of  a 'Liberal organization; Alex. Douglas G. H. West, I. I\ Graves, Andrew  Wright, R. H. Nunn, J. R. Haney, J.  Stove], J. Riley, J. P. Galloway, J. B.  McLennan, Aristen Francis, Iv. Mackenzie, Samuel Collwell, B. Matthews,  Joshua Calloway, John S. Roberts.  me and one who would not, I am convinced, tell me a falsehood. He would  have no reason for doing so, and be  sides I have the evidence of liis Hnd in  a number of valuable nuggets, all of  which I have with me now. These  nuggets are of the same color and consistency as Australian gold and gold  that, in Australia, is always found in  pockets more or less rich.  "In my opinion the Northwest Territory will prove to bo a fine mining  country. While 1 prospected much of  it in the vicinity of Groat Slave lake  witl o it. finding anything but the  faintest signs of the precious lnetnl.  still that does not mean that there is  none there. After 1 'make good' on  my little discovery, I am going to  devote many mouths to thoroughly  going over tiro country."  Mr. SliioiV spout four yours in Australia some year's ago, and hns also  worked in the mines in South Africa.  He went to the Klondike two years  ago, proved unsuccessful in his work  there and then drifted into tlio Northwest Territory, more on a hunting  expedition than to discover gold. On  this trip he intends going fiistc to  Nome, tlien taking a coasting schooner  oi* small steamer to Shishniareff inlet,  and from there down the Mackenzie  river.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby civen tlrat thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tire Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special license tocut  arrd carry away timber from the following described larrds in tho West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "K. McBean's  sorrth east corner post," and plarrted at the west  bank of the Columbia river opposite the mouth of  Holdich creek, thence north So chains, thence  west So chains, thence south SO chains, therrce  east 80 chains to the place of cornrnerrcemeut.  **. Commencirrg at a post marked "E. McBean's  north east corrrer nost," and jilanted at the west  bank of the Columbia river opposite tire mouth of  Llotdiclr creek, thence south 80 chains, therrce  west 80 chains, tlience north SO chains, thence  east 80 clrairrs to the place of commencement.  Sated tlris 25th day of April, lOoi.  ml2 E. McUKAN.  LEGAL  JOHN MANNING SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Eto.  First Street - - Kevelstoke, B. C.  J^ARVKY, M'CARTES .t PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Ete.  Solicitors for* Imperial Bank of Canada.  Companv funds to loan ntS percent.  First Stiuset, Kevelstoke B. C.  SOCIETIES.  Red Rose Degree meets second and fourth  Tuesdays'of each month; White Rose Degree  meets third Tuesday ofeaeli qrrartor, in Oddfellows Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome  T.H. BAKER, H.COOKE,  President. Secretary.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby giverr tlrat thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from thc following described larrds in the West Kootenay district:  Commencing at a post marked "IC. McBean's  south west corner post," arrd planted at the side of  the Big Bend trail'aborrt 5 rurles rrorth of Downie  creek, therrce north SO chains, thence east 80  chains, therrce soutli 80 clrairrs, therrce west 80  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 2nd day of May, 19o4.  GOES TO LOCATE  POCKET OF COLD  Former Australian Miner En  Route to Great Slave Lake  Country���������Has Many Nuggets  Given Him by Indian.  A Liberal Protest.  The following protest by 21 prominent business men of "Winnipeg, all  old-time Liberals, against the agreement with the Grand Trunk Pacific  Hailway Company, has been sent to  Sir "Wilfrid Laurier:  " As business men, whose interests  ���������will be seriously affected by the rail-  way policy_of jibe Dominion Government, nnd who, tlrerefo"re~realize���������tire  elfect upon the general interest of the  "West, we feel obliged to protest  against tho proposal embodied in the  Grand Trunk Pacific agreement.  Liberals on principle and by conviction,  wo cannot support the Liberal party  in a ti-ansaction embodying, on a large  scale the very evil to which genuine  Liberalism is most fundamentally  opjrosed���������Tlie sacrifice of public good  to private greed.  lhe enormous liability proposed is  to Ik* incurred mainly' for tho construction of the proposed Eastern  section, nn undertaking absolutely  absurd as a reined}* for the congestion  of traflle or for the lack of adequate  facilities from whicli the West suffers.  Nor is the Western section, 11s shown  in the map published by the Dominion  Government, of much more value.  Closely paralleling lines already in  operation, or approaching completion  from Winnipeg to the Itocky Mountains, it fails to develop new territory.  And its possibilities of usefulness ns a  means of securing reduced rates or  improved car supply, either for Western exports or* for imports from the  East, are effectively nullified by the  terms and conditions under which it is  to lie constructed and financed.  The remedy lies in railways under  public ownership, and operated by a  non partisan commission. The intercolonial should be freed from tho  spoils system, placed under srrch n  general manager as Sir Thos. Shaugh-  nessy, Mr. Hays, Mr. Whyte, or* other'  cllicieiit railway administrators, and  extended to the Rocky Monntains arid  the Pacific Ocean. Public ownership  would free us from over-capitalization,  from combination from excessive  rates, and from inadequate equipment,  with cai-s and locomotives, it would  give us a truly national transportation  policy, would immensely facilitate  business and augment the prosperity  of Canada, and it would deliver us  from     the   frightfully    demoralizing  .Tas. M. Shieif, n former Australian  minor, yesterday sailed for the North  from Seattle on n> quest for a rich  "pocket"' of gold which ho believes he  can locate at Great Slave lake, in the  Northwest Territories, lie bases his  belief in the existence of the treasure  on statements made him by an Indian.  His mission and what he says of his  former experiences possess an especial  interest to the milling community of  British Columbia. The Seattle Post-  Intelligencer thus deals with his visit  to that city :  A story of difficulties experienced  in efforts to locate a rich "pocket" of  gold at Great Slave lake, Northwest  Territory, the probabilities of valuable  finds of precious metal in that country  and the persistency of an experienced  prospector in making another effort  to discover the mine after almost losing bis life once in a hunt for the  pocket, is the scory brought to this  city by James M, Shieff, of Milwaukee,  a former Australian miner, who is  jioiv staying at =the Hiitel _Cecil, en^  ~rbirtci"N(H*tli. According-to~liim"tlie  gold he has practically located is more  on the style of Australian metal than  anything else, and a dilferent color  from that found elsewhere on this  continent.  Tlirough the blundering of an Indian  guide, Mr. Shieif first secured a line on  the precious metal. The Indian came  into camp one morning with several  nuggets in his pockets of the value of  which he had not the slightest, con  eoption. By close questioning the  American elicited the whereabouts of  the find, Iind tire Indian draw a rough  limp of the exact location, and, loading  all their supplies in a dug-out owned  by tlio guide and breaking camp, the  two started for the scone of the  alleged find.  The little craft camo within half a  mile of the other side of Groat Slave  lake, when a squall, prevalent on that  shoot of water in the Into fall, sprang  up and the boat capsized, spilling tho  occupants in the writer. The Indian,  injured in some manner, failed to come  to the surface again, and Mr. Shieif,  after a heroic .struggle, mode,land  alone. His provisions had all boon  lost, together with his rifle and ammunition, and all the weapons he was  possessed of wn.s a revolver and a  knife. As it was late in the fall, and,  without provisions or a kit, Shieff was  unable to work bis find even after he  discovered its exact location, ho.gave  up all idea, of using the information at  his disposal for a time, and made for  the coast, which he reached after  many hardships. Tic then came to the  .States, and, going oast, started to  raise monoy with whicli to. "grub  stake'' himself for work tlris your. Mo  sails today for' the North with a good  outfit and feeling certain tlint ho will  return in a few months a, wealthy man.  Of hi.s iind ho said yesterday at the  Cecil :  "Iain absolutely certain that T am  on the rigiit track of a pocket of gold  that will   mean   an  immense sum of  ml-2  E. Mt-BKAX.  In   the   County   Court of   Koolenay,  holden at Kevelstoke.  In the matter of the estate of Thomas  MeMahon, deceased, and  In tho matter of the "Official Administrators' Act,"  Dated the 10th dny of May, A.D., 1901.  Upon reading the affidavit of Victoria MeMahon sworn 20th ������April,  1001, the renunciation of right to let-  tors of administration executed by  said Victoria MeMahon, dated tlie 20th  April, 1001, it i.s ordered, that George  S. McCarter, Official Administrator  for partof the County of Kootenay,  shall bo Administrator of all ��������� and  singular the estate of Thomas MeMahon. deceased, and that notice of  thi.s order he published in four issues  of the Kevelstoke Herald newspaper-,  published at Revelstoke, B.C.  J. A. Foitis, J.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  JRegular meetings arc held In the  Oddfellow's Hall on tho Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  \V. B. I*LEMIXG,W.M  J. ACHESON, Rcc-Sec.  KOOTENAY STAR, P.. B. P.  Meets on First Tuesday of every month, in  I. O. O.K. IIill!  J. ACHESON, W. P.  J. H, ARMSTRONG, ItEO.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  i?j    No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  MEETS   EVERY   WEDNESDAY  ill  Oddfellows'    Hall   at 8  o'clock.    Visiliug   Knights  arc  cordially invited.  A. J. HOWE, C. C.  J. \V. USNKETT, K. of R. Al S.  H. A. BROW.*., Master of Finance.  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Mining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  SPECIALTIES :  Examination nnd reports orr Mining  Properties.  Specification   arrd Construction  o  Mining Machinery.  Mill  Tests   of  Ores and  Concentrates. -  Bedford McXcill Code:|  COWAN BLOCK, Revelstoke, B. C.  Corporation   of  the  of Revelstoke.  City  DOG   TAX  Owners of dags within the City aro  required to pay the tax on .same by June  r5lh next; afrer which date lho Pound-  keeper has instnrciion.s 10 dea.1 wilh any  dogs on which the tax has not been paid,  according- to the provisions of rhe Bylaw  relating- thereto.  H. FLOYD,  City Clerk.  Revelstoke, B. C, May 26th,  1904.  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,     ANIMALS   ���������- -.MOUN'TED^:    REVELSTOKE,  B. C  To  The Public.  I have been at my business here for  8 years. I am not a taxidermist to  make mon<ry but to engage in work  that I am fond of, and to do such work  aa good as I can.  The general demand is for good  work at low rates, I can supply tbis  better than any one else as I do all my  own orders.  I don't ask nor want extravagant  profits. Competition is keen east and  wost of me, which I rather enjoy ns  nothing can,move me from Revelstoke  as a taxidermist but God Almighty or  C. P. R. freight rates.  With thanks for public pritronage,  H. W. EDWARDS.  .Tune 3rd, 1004.  MOSCROP  BROS.  Plumbing-, Steam and Hot Water.  Heating,  Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes, Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Eggs for Hatching  Bronze turicey eggs, 2oc each; Pelt in  duck eggs. 11 for $1: a few Black  .Minorca eggs, 13 for $1: Bind P. Hock  eggs, 13 foi* SI or six dollars per 100.  Agent for Chatham incubators and  Brooders.  JOHN JOHNSON,  71m   Canoe Creek, Sa'111011 Arm, B. C  Cleveland Bicycles  FROM   34.5.0O  Agent for the famous cushion frame  wheels���������all roads good roads with the  cushion frames.  Bicycle fittings, Dunlop, M. and "W.,  and Single tube tires, pumps, bells,  gas and oil lamps, handle7 grips, saddles, valves, Morrow coaster brakes,  etc.   Wheels repaired.  Cycle Depot  Back of Roy Smyths'a Tobacco 8toro.  FRUlTand DAIRY FARMS  FOR SALE  Land for sale in Lots to suit, from  20 acres up to 400, in the best fruit  growing section of the Okanagan  district on main line of tbe C.P.R.  ' APPLY TO  J. W. McCallum  Salmon Arm, B. C.  IHE UNION HOTEL  W. J. LICHTBURNE,  Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FIRST-CLASS  #S=* UNION ������s#r  Cigar  Factory  Brands:  8PECIAL   and  THE  UNION  FANCY CAKES  AND CONFECTIONERY  It vou want tho abovo we can  supply you with anything iu tlris  line..*  TRY OUK  WHOLESOME  White and Brown Bread  Scones and Buns  DrirrceH unit Privntii Parties Catered To.  Full Su.dc nf 'excellent Candies.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME  BEEF.     P0KK.   MbjTON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  A. E.   BENNISON,  .Mackenzie Avenue.  FHHAjLORDK  IN SPRING SUITINGS  AND OVERCOATINGS  **4.4*-M******i  **  +  ���������f  ���������*<  I  ���������5������  ���������5*  ���������5*  -J.  ���������*  ������*-  <���������  I  *  o  t  t  miTIItTITII.IITIIIITITi?  Wc have a hands nine assortment to  choose- from at prices (hat should be  attractive to careful buyers.  Kvurything strictly up-to-date in  style, fit* and finish.  THE ONLY UNION SHOP IN TOWN  W.A. WILSON,  Graduate of Mitch ell's School of Gar-  ^       merit Cutting, Now York.  Establishment���������Next Taylor   Block.  M. A. SMITH & CO.,  Sueeessora to A. JN'. Smith.  To wear good glasses. To thoso who have to work  niul feel tliat their oyes aro continually aching  from that cause should wear a pair. Tlietroublo is  that the majority of people do not know that the  right glasses wili give that needed rest.  AVE WILL EXAM IKE YOUlt EYES FREE OF  CHARGE, and if you 1 eel that you are justified in  wearing glasses we can iit you. A large quantity  always in stock.? ;    '" ���������'��������� "-���������'���������-'  E. M. ALLUSVI,  WATCHMAKER,  AND OPTICIAN  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS  Fresh arrd Complete Lino of Groceries.  -  Jas. I. Woodrow  BUTCHER  Retail Dealer iii���������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Ete,  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  C0Xlem?Vt$&. ebybm*okb; b.s  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & OILMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.   -Established 1800  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN. .,  Tests mado up to 2,000 lbs.  A specialty made of checking Smelter  Pulps.  Samples from the Interior by mall or  exuross promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  ll*<.*@s������e*6x^^  MEN WANTED  TWENTY-FIVE (25) BUSH   MEN  wanted 'by  BIG BEND LUMBER CO.,  ARROWHEAD, B. C.  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  Free  Examination  J. GUY BARBER,   -   Jeweller, Optician  WM.   FLEMING/  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Flsh and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke. B. O.  Yankee  WINTER RESORT  Pine Clad Sand Hills of  Nortb   - Carolina;    Pino   ���������������������������"  (.Bluff.  REOPENED  REMODELED  Palace Restaurant  Two Doors  South of the New Imperial   Bank  Premises formejrly occupied by.Union Restaurant.  SVSrs.- RAcKi-trick, Manageress.   Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short. Orders tastefully served.  Terms Moderate.  A Two-Cent'  Booklet.  Stamp  for  F. C. ALLEN,  SKCKKTAIIV'  IIOAKI) OI' TKAI>E.  effect upon  oni'  whole  public life   of  money.    The  Indian   who first made  the railway policy hitherto pursued.   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Spring  Suit from CRESSMAN it is  sure to lie'correct in every  particular, And Why ?���������Because he sells the Best Goods  to be had;  Ourhelp���������you can procure  nothing better; and Our Guarantee goes with every Gai"-  mient, the Genuine Ousto.n  ��������� 'Tailors Union Label.  What more do you want���������  The Genuine Goods, Modern  Out, Fit and Make���������All Guaranteed.  OUR SPRING SHIPMENTS  arfi more complete and  comprise nob only our usual large display  but Novelties in Scotch Suit ings, Fancy Vestings and Trouserings  that cannot be seen outside; this store iu this section,  said that tlie Scotch Tweeds we arc showing are  It has been  admirers  to order.  THE ADMIRATION OF ALL  of nice goods.     Xtidies High Class Custom  Tailoring  J. B. Cressman, Revelstoke  I"*s5*r /  .NOTICE      Notice is hereby given Ihat thirty days  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Larrds and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described larrds  situated on Turn Turn Lake, Lillooet  district, Ir). C.  r. Commencing at a post marked "A  Linebarger's South West Corrrer Post,"  planted on the oast side of Kirnbasket  Creek, about three miles up from Trim  Trim Lake, thence north Soclrains, tlrence  east 80 chains, thence south So chains,  thence west So chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 22nd day of April, 1904.  2. Commencing at a posi marked "A.  Linebarger's Norlli Ea.st Corner Post,"  planted on the east side ot Kirnbasket  Creek, about live miles up fronr Turn Turn  Turn Lake, thence soutlr 80 chains, therrce  wesi So chains, therrce north So chains,  therrce east 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 33rd-day of April, (904.  A.  LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice is lrcrelry given tlrat thirty days afterdate  I intend tn apply to tire Chief (Joitmus.siorier of  Larrds and Work.-* for a special licence to cut and  carry away timher from the following described  lands Ui the West Kootenav district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "II. G. Parson's sonth cast cornor post" and planted at  about one mile north of the Columbia river, back  of Strawberry Flat, thence north so chains, thence  west Str chains, thence soutii SOchaius, theuce east  80 chains to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "H. G. Parson's south west corner post"  arrd  planted at  ahout ono mile north of the hank of thu Columbia   ;{:,",,��������� .,.���������.., ,,��������� ,.1,,.;,..  river, back of strawberry Mat, thence north SU   :.,.?,"���������������.-  chaiirs, thencu east Sir chains, thence south  SO  chains, tlrence west SO chains  to  tlie pluce  of  commencement.  Dated this 24th day of March, lfHU.  incli;!l II. G.  NOTICE  PARSON.  Notice i.s herebv given that sixty days after date  I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lnnds and Works for permission to purchase  the following described lands situated on the  North side of Upper Arrow Luke near the rnoutii  of Columbia Kiver in West Kootenay District  commencing at a post planted on the north side of  Upper Arrow Lake and ou the Kast boundary of  Lot 3S4, Group One, arrd irrarked T. Kilpatrrck's  sorrth west cornel post; thence rrorth 20 chaiirs;  thence east 00 chaiirs: theneo south 20 chains;  tlrence west 00 chains to the point of commencement, containing 120 acres more or less.  Dated this 23rd day of February, 1004.  T. KILPATRICK.  "NOTICE  Notice is hereby given 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  shunted 611 Turii Turn Lake, Lillooel  District, B. C.  .'1. Commencing at a post marked "C.  Linebarger's Norlh West Corner Post,"  planted about three'miles north Irom foot  oi Turn Turn Lake, on East side of Kirnbasket Creek, therrce south 160 chains,  thence cast 40 chains, thence norrh r6o  chains,{thence west 40 chains to point of  commencement.  2.' Commencing at a post marked "C.  Linebarger's North West Corner Post,"  planted on the east side of Kimhasket  Creek, about three miles above Turn Turn  Lake, thence south 160 chains, thence  east 40 chains, thence norlh 160 chains,  thence west 40 chains to poirrt of commencement.  Dated tnis 22nd dav of April, 1904.  C. LINEBARGER,  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that tliirty days after  date I intend to apply to tire Chief Commissioner  of Landsand Works for* a special licence tocut  and carryaway lirnberfrom the following described lauds in the West Kooteuay district:  1. Commencing at a post. marked "M..I. Pardon's south west comer post" arrd planted at  nhuutjmo and one-fourth miles from the mouth of  llohtich creek and on the east bank of said ereek,  thunee north 100 chains, tlience east 40 chains,  thencesoulh 100 chains, theuce west 40 ehainsto  thu place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "M. J. Parson's south east corner post" and planted at about  onu and one-fourth luiles from thu mouth of llol-  dich creek arrd .on the east bank of said creek,  therrce north lott chains, thencu west 40 chains,  thence south 100 chains, therrce east 40 charirs to  the place of commencement.    . "  Dated this 23th day of Marcli, 1004.  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given that 00 days after date I  will applv to the thief Conimissioner of Lands  and Work's for a special licence to cut and carry  away timber frorrr tho following described lunds:  Commencing at W. Sutherland's south oast post  situate ou the west bank of the nortli fork of  Kastnll Creek, thencu north 100 chains, thence  west 4(1 chains, thence south 100 chains, thence  east 40 chains to the point of commencement.  And  Commencing at \\". Sutherland's soutlr west corrrer post, situate ubout one quarter of a mile north  west from the south west corner of Lot 871, thence  sorrth SO chains, thencu east SO chaiirs, thence  nortli SO chaiirs, therrce went.80 chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated 15th March, 1004.  .        W, SUTHERLAND.  inc'til  SI. J. PAHSON.  NOTICE  Noiice is hereby giverr ihat thirty days  after date I intend ro apply to the Chief  Conimissioner of Lands and Works for a  special, license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands,  situated on Turn Turn Lake, Lillooet  district, 13. C.  Commencing at a post marked "R.  Liuebarg-er's Soutli West Corner Post,"  planted "about one mile north from Sugar  Creek| on lhe east boundary of T. A.  Fallihee's Limit, thetice norlli 160 chains,  thencceast 40 chains, ihence south 160  chains, thence west 40 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this 26th day of April, 1904.   ���������  '-   R. LINEBARGER...  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after .  date I intemi to apply to the Chief Commissioner '  of Larrds urrd Works fora special liceuce to cut and  carry away timher from tliu following described  laird's in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  south west corner post" and planted at about one  mile north of the Columbia river at P. Peterson's  south east corrrer, thencu rrorth SO chains, thence  east SO chaiirs, thence soutlr SO chains, tlience west  SO chains to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing ata post marked "D. Woolsey's  soutii east corner post" and planted nt about one  mile nortli of the Columbia river at P. Peterson's  south east corner, thence north SO chains, thence  west SO chains, tlience soutii SO chains, tlience  east SO chains to the place of c������ luiuciicement.  Dated this 23rd day of .March, 1904.  inchsi- D. WOOLSEY.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given thai, thirty days  after date I intend to apply to.the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  . _ special license, lo cut and carry away  timber from lire following described lands,  situated 'on Turn Turn Lake; Lillooet  dislrict, B.C.  Commencirrg; at a post marked " Jay  Linebarger's Soutii Eslst Corner Post,"  planted at the Norlli West corner oi" N.  ������4r'���������nv-vLiifebarger's'Niimber One "Limit'on the  West side of Turn Turn Lake, thence  north 160 chains, thence west-40 chains,  thence south 160 chaiirs, thence east 40  chains to point of commencement. ^  Dated this 22nd dav ol"April, 1904.  t JAY LINEBARGER.  *��������� NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  after dale I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works lor a  soecial license to cut arrd carry awny  timber from the following described larrds  situated on ' Turn Turn Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  I.' Commencing at a post marked '' T.  Linebarger's South East Corner Post,"  planted on the easl side of Kirnbasket  ' Creek, aboul five miles up from Turn Turn  Lake, tlrerice "north So chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence south So chains,  ihence east 80 chains to point of commencement. _  Dated this"23rd day of April,-' 1904.  1, Cpiliniencitig at apost marked "T.  Linebarger'ij South West Corner Post,"  planted on C. Lineblirger's East line of  Number Twp Limit, <*������ld on South side 01  Cedar Creek, thence north 40 chain*!,  thence east 160 chains, thence south 40  chains, thence west 160 chains |o point of  commencement.  Dated this 22nd day of April, 1904.  T. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty days after  dale I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands nrrd Works for a special licencu to cut  and carrv away timber from the following described  lands in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing nt a post planted about a  quarter of nniiluiiorlh.nl Dowrrie creek trail  and about four ruile-t up from the nig Bend  trail nnd irrarked "G. H. Naglc's south west  corrrer." then e north 40 churns thence cast  100 chains, ihence soulli 40 chains, thence  west 1UU chains to initial post.  2 Commencing ata post planted on the side  of the Downie creek trail about three and one-  half miles up from rhe Uig Bend trail and  irrarked *'G. ti, Nagle's north west corner,"  theuce east SO chains, llrence soutii 80 eliains,  thence west 80 chains, thence north 80 chains  to initial post " *  Dated this 30th April, 1994.  3 ('nmmcueiuc at a post planted on the  north bank nf Downie creek about two miles  from the mouth and mnrked **G. H. Naglc's  soutii east corner," thence norlh 80 chains,  thence west 80 chain*,, thencu south 80 chains,  thence cast 80 chains to thc initiul post.  Dated this 3rd day of May, 1901. '  ml2 ' G. B. nXgLE.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned  have .submitted 10 tlie l,iuuteiiarrl-(Jovernor-iu  Council a proposal under the provisions of the  Kivcrs and bireams Act for the clearing and  removing of obstructions from the Columbia  'Kiver nndnjpper Arrow-Lake at or about the  point where said rrvcr empties into Upper Arrow Lake near Arrowhead, West Kootenay,  and for making the same fit for rafting nnd  driving thereon logs, timber, lumber, rafts  arrd crafts arrd for erecting and maintaining  booms for holding, sorting and delivering logs  and timber brought down snid riveraud for  attnehrug booms to the shores of said river and  said mke for surd purposes,  The lauds to be nffeeted by said work are  lands of. the Canadian l'aeiiic Kailway company comprised niililu Lot 381 in Group One  on the ollicial plan of Kootenay District and  vacant Crown lauds.  Tne rate 01 lolls proposed to becharged arc  such as may be tixed by the Judge of the  county court of Kootenay.  Dated May ICth, 1901.  EMPIRE LUMBER  COMPANY. LIMITED.  m!9-2in  ?, NOTICE,  Notice Is hereby given that two months after  the publication of this notice I intend to apply to  tlie Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  fierrnission- to purchase the following described  amis situate on the north side of Upper Arrow-  Lake, in West Kootenay district:  Commencing at a post planted near the Indian  graveyard, about half a mile east of the Canadian  Pacific Kailwav Company's station at Arrowhead  ami marked "Jiis. II. Nelson's north west comer,"  tlience cast SO chains, tlrence soutii to. the shor-j  lirre of Arrow lake, 20 chains morc or less; thenee  west along the shore lino 80 chains more or less,  thence north 20 chaiirs more or less to the point of  commencement.  Dated this loth dayof January, 1904.  JAS. H. NELSON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given - that the undersigned  have submitted to the Lieutenant Governor in  Council a proposal under the provisions of the  Itivers and Streams Act for the clearing and removing of obstructions Irom Fish Creek a creek  emptying into the North East Arm of Arrow Lake  in the District of West Kootenay and for making  the same fit for rafting and driving therein logs,  timber, lumber, rafts and crafts.  The lands to be affected by said works aro all  the larrds orr 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 them  havu sold to or permitted to be occupied by the  following persons :  No. of Lot or Name of owner or occupant.  Pre-emption,  Lo  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 Intend to apply to the Chref Cornmls-  lionerof'Lundg and Works for a special license  to cutand carry away timber from the follow,  ing described lends iilmatod oil Turn lum  Lale, Lillooet district. B.C.  1. Commeneiug at a post marked "3. Linebarger's north cast corner posr," planted on  tho east bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  milos up from Turn Turn Lake, thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 cbains, thence north bu  chains, theuce cast 80 chains to point of com-  HioiiBomtmt,    .  2, Commencing at a post marked "S. Linebarger's south cast; corner pout,1' plantgd on  (he east bank of Kimbaaket creek, aboi)t three  miles up from Turn Turn Lake, therrce north 80  chains.thence west 80 chains, therrce south W  cbains, tbence cast 80 chains to point of commencement.  Ppted this 22nd day of April, 1904.  S. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that 30 days after  dute we the undersigned intend to apply to  the Chiel Commrssiuiicr of lauds and Works  for a special licence 10 cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands,  situated iu Ncrib i\'u������t Kuotenuy commencing at each of thc several four posts grouped  011 the ridge or divide between Downie uud  Kev Stone creeks arrd about 2 miles from the  cas't bank ol lhe Columbia river:  1st. J. Dunu's post No. 1, thence running  souih 80 chains, iheuce west so chuius, thenee  north 80 chains, theuce east So chains to place  of commencement.  2nd. J. Dunn's post No. 2, thence running  east ICO chains, thence*south 40 chains, tlience  west 1(10 chains, tlience north 40 chains to  place 01 comracnuaiuci.it,  Itcvelstoko, MaySth, I'M.  ml9 '    JOSEPH DUNN.  3rd. J.Larson's post No. 1, thence running  cast 100 chaius, theuce north-10chains, theuce  west too chaius, thencesoulh 40 chains to place  of commencement.-.^ .   4th. J.Larson's post **o. 2, thenca running  west 80 chains, thunee north su chains, therrce  east 80 chains, therrce south 80 chains to place  of commencement.  Kevelstoke, May 9th, 1904.  lH}g JOHN LARSON.  NOTICIi  Notico is hereby given tlrat thirty days after date  1 intend to apply to the Chief Conimissioner of  Lands arrd Works for a special license .to cut and  carryaway timber from die following described  lands, situated 011 Tiriu Tu in. Lake, Lillooet district, ������. C. -v  1. Commencing at a post marked. "L. Llnelmrg-  NOTICE*  Notice Is liertby given that at the next meet.  Ing of the Board ol Licensing Commissioners for  the City of Revelstoke, appllca'lon will be  made for a transfer to the partnership linn of  Robinson <fc Reighley of the Hotel Liquor License issued to John II. Robinson in respect  of tho premises at Revelstoke known as the  Queen's Hotel.  Paled May 10th, 1904,  '.JOHN II. ROBINSON,  HOBItfSON si REIGHLEY.  NOTICE.  Notico Is hereby giverr that 30 days after date I  Intend* to npply to thu Chief Commissioner of  Lunds and Works for ri lunsu for HI years tn cut  timlier on tlio following descrlhud lands lying  partly In the district nf west ICnotenny nrrd partly  in the district of Cariboo .*  Commencing at a pout planted on the north  bank of llarruy creek near ils confluence with  Canoe river, West Kooteuay district, thuncu rrorth  80 chains, thunco wast 80 ulrrilrin, tlience north 80  chains,, theneo west 80 chains, thencu north IGO  chains, llienco west 240 chains, thuncu north 72U  chains, thenee west 120 chaiirs, thonce north -loo  iilialiiH, tliuirce east 100 cliaiiiH, thuncu south 1120  chains, theiioa euHt lOo chains, thuncu south .'I2u  ohains, thunco oast SO chains, thuncu south loo  chains, tlienuo uauL 80 chains, tlience south 4oo  drains, tlionrro west 81) e|)iiir|s riior-o ur less to the  point of commencement,  Dated this lOtli March, 1904.  aide ot Mammoth cruoff about one mile e f,������t from  N."Liriel}it.rger's north west corner post of numlier  orre limit, thence north 80 chains, thence cast 80  chains, tiieuee smith 80 chuius, tlience west 80  chaius, to poirrt of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post irrarked "L. Linebarger's noith west corner post" planted about one mile  soutii from Turn Tuin Lake ou the east side of  Adams Itiver. tlrence south ICo chains, theuce east  io chains, tlrence north ICo clrairrs, thenee w^st 40  alirilps, to point- of commencement.  299, Group One  .    A. McRae & J. M. Kellie  480  "  D. A. Lamey  501  ���������"���������  George Lux  502  "  J. W. Thomson  SOS  ��������� *  P. D. Lux  504  ���������*  A. Hannill  S500  t������  ('. Menhinick  349S  <<  It. F. Perry  No.   27  James Snell  -"     80 ,  John I). McDonald  "  "    113  J. Durbidge  C. R. McKay  11  "    117  "  "   120  George Bourgeois  **  "   123  E. J. Branford  ������  ���������'    129  , A. Boudereau  *'  "    140  J. W. McAbee  ���������������  "    140  A. D. McKay  . *���������  "    148  \V. S. Doig ���������  E. II. Holland  *'  "    ISO  ������  "   152  Thomas Boytcr  ������l  "    153 .  G.II. Wears & A.H.Tunrer  ������������  "    154  R. It. Shields  *������  "   135  Clarence McDowell  *���������  '!    158  J. A. R. Tobin  -   *'  ". 159  11. Poirier   .  *������  "    1C0  D. Orr  ������  "    109  A. Oowing it A.G.Fraser  ������  " no  M. Ii. McCallum  41  "    170  11. G. Christie  The rate of tolls proposed to be charged are  such as may bc fixed by the Judge of the County  Corut of Kootenay.  Dated March 9lh. 1004.  EMPIRE.LUMBER COMPANY, LIMITED.  mc31-(lt  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date . intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works fora special license  to cut and carry away timber from the following deseribed lands situated on: Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B: C.   ?  1. Commencing at a'post marked ' H. Linebarger's uorth east corner post" planted on tho  west side of Turn Turn Lake about two miles up  from thefoot of Lake, thence west 80 chaius,  thence soutii 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence north 80 chains to point of commencement.-;.?:?r-?:\. >v?,;?.  2 ? Commencing at a post marked "H. Llne-  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 chains,  tlience west 80 chains, thence south 80 chains,  thence east SO chains to point ot commencement.  Dated this 19th day of April, 1904.  m!9 ��������� H. L'.NEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days alter  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 on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B.C. ������������������ ">������  _ l._Commencing at;a;postmarked���������'*M. Linebarger's northeast cornefpost;" "planted about  half a mile from the head of Turn Turn Lake,  thence west 80 cbains, theneo soutb 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains, thence north 60 chains  to pointof commencetpent-  2. Commencing at a pott. marked "M. Line*  barger'a south east corner post," planted about  Ball a mile Irom the head of Turn Turn lake,  thence north 80 cbains, thence west 80 chains,  tbence soutb 80 chains, thence eastSO chaius  to point of commencement.  Dated this 20th day of April, 1904.  M   LINEBARGfiH.  apl 14  JAMES A. HARVEY.  NOTICE.   -  Notico Is horebv given that thirty day's after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lands and Works for a special license  to eut and carry away timber from the lollowing described lands situated on Turn Turn  Lake, Llliuoet district, B. C.  1. Commencing nt a post marked "J. Linebarger's south cast corner," planted at the  aouth west corner of Katherine Nolan's timber  limit, tiljout one mile west from thc west side  of Turn Turn Sl-ii!*"** tll?nce we.-t 4" phglijs,  thence north 1C0 chnins, thence oast -io chains  thonce south 100 chaius to tbopoiqtol commencement,  2. Commencing at a post marked J. Linebarger's north enst corner post," planted at  the south west comer of Katherine Nolan's  tliubrr limit, about one mile west from the  wet side of Turn Torn Lake, theneo south IG0  chains, thence west 40 ohains, ihoiico north ICO  chains, thuncu cast 40 chtinsto point ol com*  nrencurnent.  Dated this 21st day of April, 190-1.  j. LISEBARGER.   _x_  ���������  WANTED���������A position lis Stenographer or Book-keeper by a young lady.  Address "Stenographer," Herald  Qlljco, Ileyelstpke, B. 0.  ���������Dr, "VV* J* Ourry, resident donUst,  over Bows' drug store.  NOTICE,  Notipe Is hereby given that thirty days alter  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 on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "E.McCleery's  south west corner post," planted ��������� about one  mile north east from thc foot of Turn Turn  lake, thence north 40 ct)aln.s, thence oast 100  cbains. thence (0141b 41 chains, tbenoe west  1(H) quaint to pMptoi commencement. -  Dated tbis 21st day ol April, 1904.    ���������', ,-,r.T  E. McCLEERY.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given 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 lollovving described lands situated on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  Commencing at, a post parked ".N.Llnebar-  gar's south wesi) corner post,!' planted at tbo  north west cornor of N. 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Czar of Georgia, Lord of  Pskov, C;lurid Dul-c of Smolensk, of  Lithuania, of Volliyniu, of Podolsk"  nr.d cf 1'inlnnd; Prli.ee of Kstlionln,  of Livonia, of ICou.-iand, of Semigal-  ia, of Samogit, of Dielostok, of  Korclia of Tvai;  ot Yugor,  of Perm,  Michael will succeed at tho death of  Nicholas.  Tho curso which is popularly supposed in Russia to hung over the  czarina was pronounced at tlio time  sho changed hor religious faith. Sho  was a Lutheran, and in order to be-  como the bride of tho czai' it was  nocessury for- her* to adopt the Greek  faith. - In anger, ono day, Princess  Alix dismissed ono of her* instructors  and his parting prophecy wns that  she would havo seven daughters and  never a son.  LIVES  OV THE RULERS.  The oiiiporoi* and empress, although  lhe i lcliest, rulers in tho world, on-  joy u simple home life. Thoir do-  light is their children. Almost cor  siniitly tlio cz.urina is wion bar lory,  as ho is nt work, sitting by his  uo.sk and plying her* necv.lo in embroidery. Frequently tl.o czar luys  a detaining hand ou her arm as sho  attempts to riso nnd take her leave  when ministers or* secretaries enter  tho   imperial   apartiments.  'i*ho     czarina   takes   immeasurably  of the Itirlgarinns u.'icl others; tho . more enjoyment in lhlng at ono of  Monarth and Grand Duke of Novgor- | the country palaces of the cz.nr than  od, the Lowlands. Tcher nigov, Rio-( at tho great imlaco at St. Polers-  ran, Polotsk, Ro.*-tov, Yareslnv, ; burg. A f.ivoiite home in summer  Bieoscisk,  Oodorsl;,  Obdorsk,     Kon- i is  at Tsarkoye  Solo,  although   there  on their fearlessness to those who  understand tho operations in that  histoi ic action. They forco themselves into our reckoning, they compote for tho fortunes of war, which  are as likely to rest upon their aegis  as upon that of tho Muscovite.  Wo may si?oak, loo, admiringly, of  the individual Russian so fur as his  diligence and loyalty in tho conquest  of tho East concerns un. Liko tiro  Japanese, by silent and determined  ways ho has pursued his aims. In  .Japan there is less than and perhaps moro expansion per capita. Rut  in Russia, bordered by eight thousand miles, more or loss, of impecunious nird inconsequent .states, thero  nro many men ilrod with tho mental  tributary centrifugal kingdoms and  unchecked dominion. AloxlelY himself, who a few years ago, was tho  commander of a smull war vessel, is  now tho  KING   OP  AN  EMPIRIC  with a navy almost equal lo tho  ''fighting itrength of .Japan's navy,  | and an army of l.'iO.OOO mon, holding in liis grasp the alternatives of  peace and war I      He is inspired   by  d-ysk, Vitebsk, Msthluvsk, and Commander of all the northern larrds,  and the Ruler of the lands cf Iversk,  Katolr'iisk, the Kabardians and the  Armenian provinces; He cditary Sovereign arrd Possessor of the Moun-  tai'eer Principali'ic.-. and thnt of the  Tclierkesj-es; tho Monarch of Turkestan, Heir to the Throne of Norway,  Duke of Schloatwig-llolslein, of Stor-  niiiarn. or" Dltmarsen, of Oldenburg,  etc.,  etc.  ABSOLUTE   MONARCH  Is a divot ally of choice in thu nuiii-  nous pnliKcs nt Pelorhof, St. Peters  burg, Gniscliina, in the Crimea and  the great palaces of Moscow.  The impei inl family travels by a  train which is the most sumptuous in  the world. It never moves at a rato  of speed greater than 85 miles an  hour, and moves only after a minuto  inspection of every mile of track to  bc covered. Wherever the czar is  his work is brought to him, and  there ho holds court. Ue is an in-,  ces;.ar*.t worker,     breakfasting at     8  EINQS 01 f ROM THRONES  SOME RULERS WITHOUT  DIRECT DESCENT.  The  German Emperor  Thinks    He  Should be King- of  England.  Readers will not be surprised to  hear that the Kaiser claims the Brit-  ish throne. Tlrnt is to say, ho believes that ho is nearest to it. At  first blush that claim sounds idiotic known l.o  in  a    Britisher's ears,   but  on   rellec-   whilst    Hon  Saxc-Coburg) ns king, but tho young  Brince refused tho throne.  Alfonso XIII., popular littlo Icing  though ho bo, and manly at that, is  not sitting on tho throne of his forefathers���������tlint is, ho is sitting on tho  wrong throne. Tho 1'rutcnder, Don  Carlos V.,' claims to he King of  Spain, and thousands of Spaniards  aro backing lrinr. Tho trouble dates  from Ferdinand VTT., of Spain, whoso  daughter succeeded him on the throne  instead of his own brother. Alfonso  is the descendant of that daughter,  history as Isabella II,,  Carlos,     whose name  tion it rweins ns though there were at ��������� we r,,n,j so often' in tho papers,  least a littlo substance underlying it. js t|10 (losceiuhint of Terillnnr.d's hro-  Tho Kaiser has mnde it known that ti*i.or, who. through tho threats of  as he is tho eldest child of the oldest .Napoleon I., wns passed over. Al-  child of the Into sovereign of these ; fonso xill. is the grandson of Isn-  renlms, ho is, in the natural sense, bulla,  heir  to  the     throne  of  England,  and '  should nt this moment be lilling it.  In tho natural sense William II. of  Germany  is right.       He    is certainly  CLIOVER  SAXE-COUUUCI.  built   temporary   dwellings   for      five  thousand people within fifteen days.  British Colonies nre not behind  hand. Forth. Australia, replaced a  complete new street which had been  burnt down with two-storey paper  houses which were constructed and  ready for occupancy within a mouth  from the lime thoy were landed.  RAILWAY ENOlNlT.KH.S  aro usually moro pressed for timo in  making repairs than any others. Americans point with pride to tho  achievement of Lho Pennsylvania Rn.il- j  roan in .June, 1903. A steel bridgo  spanning the Rarifiiii River, and  weighing: no fewer than "1,811(5 tons,  was ordered to In* replaced, and was  moved bodily a distance of 17*1 inches In 175 seconds without delaying  tlio traffic for a moment.  Rut  it  Is  hardly  likely that      even  America can  match  the  achievements  of Lord     Kitchener's military engln-  n"fl :POrs during the recent war. in   South  Tho boy  lltrke of  Cohurg,  son  ~ .,.        ,*���������. ,, ., .   i ,    heir of Prinei������ Leopold,  Duko of Al-\ AMl.n  Queen   Victoria s     e (lest   grrindchrld   :,)a        |laf) comu to a throno ,��������� a \Alt\^ TUoomfontoin was occupied by  son of hor oldest child, and  in     the   ,.���������������������������,,���������,���������������������������, tt.nv.        Tho    ,���������st of the I J;hf���������^7" wm found that the sin-  natural  order     perhaps his claim     is  valid;  but from  a  point of  the Brit-  ; ish 'Constitution     the  Kaiser's  claim  the samo  motives  that  inspired    tho  ���������conqueror     of   the Amur   unci those ! ������        ��������� t f        rt  who   preceded  hrm.   The Russian  di- '  plomats and tho Iongluiiied      priests |      SHOULD  KAISER BE KING?  who walk in tho streets of Pekin and  gle  tr.uck  line   from   there   to   Jolian-  of  ISO,000,000  poople,   with  a  torri-     , ,    ,.  .     ,. . ,   . ,  , r, tiii,, oori      -ii.      .I,,   o clock  ur  the morning and finniiont  JSL^Hn ^c^lor lhe ! * -^������F ^ *?. 0-U after Sther,  re.en  es  of  tho  government  aro    at  (.. hi:-, ri posal as though they wore his  prha.'.e purso, this young niarr, tho  most powerful of monarchs, is belying predictions made before his succession, and is proving himself bo-  fore the world a ruler of tho strenuous typo, if the aggressive Russian  policy of the present., is any criterion.  His personality is interesting. Ho  wns twin Mny IS, 186S���������new calendar���������a son of Alexander HI. aad  P. imess Dagrnar, daughter of the  King oi" Pemnark. The boy was educated with a view to his assumption of the weighty responsibilities  w i.h might somo day dcvolio upon  his hhouhle. s, and until the ngc of  IS wrus tinker the tutelage of the  gre.itest masters of Europe available  at   lhe  Russian  c.ouit.  Mathematics aird a thorough knowledge of geography were instilled into him. jio was thoroughly instructed in constitutional history, law  and the administration of the country, its finances and social and polr-  tital economy. To these was added  cspciial at! on tion to the languago  and literature of his own country  and of France, Cei many and England. He speaks and writes all  flueitly.  At IS he entered lho army nnd became an excellent sol'licr, creating of  hi- regiment of hussars lire finest, in  the Rur-sian ser\ice. Hc is an excellent swordsman, a sure .shot and a  superb horseman.. Unlr'i-e liis .Vithor,  Alexander 111., n. gia: t in physique,  Ni.hol.is throughout his youth was  mo'o i_e%oted to hoo!>s than to ex-  4*rci?e. and was eion called a. weak-  lirg.  Seoul an* one and tho samp of tho  tapital with ICublni Khnn rind tho  Mings. The point is that llmitlo?s  Empire, undisputed and undivided  sovereignly, feudal honors of high  station are the incentive of the empire builders who are now infest the  northern borders of China and not  tho convenient- "struggle for an open  port" or "breathing space on  Pacillc."  Now, the Kaiser bases his claim on   of   (llc;   Huso-Colin  real Dukes of Coburg was Ernest II., i  who loR no issue, and when quite a ^,"���������,i,urg was not only ia bad repair,  young man the Duke of Edinburgh blJt tol���������ny inadequate for the work  was nominated his heir. True, there of tnfcjng Up men and munitions of  was a family connection between tho , wul. Th[, j���������,|t0J. pnrt of that eighty  late Prince Consort and the occupant   miIc"a of tl.nck  was laid  within  forty-  | the fact that a woman may succeed  ! to tho British throno, as the Salic j  ! law is not in force in England, oth-!  jeriviso Victoria would never have succeeded hor uncle, William IV. There-  j fore, by virtue of our lato Queen's accession, the Kaiser's raothor, who was  ithe Princess Royal of England, be-  LIju : came heir to her mother, Clueen Vic-  ! toi'ia.  rgion   throne;    _but t0jffj,t  hours.     There  was  no  attempt  tho trio reason why the Coburginns  wanted a Llritish princo on their  throne was to prevent the Kaiser,  [with his great Imperialistic ideas, nn-  noMn/j the littlo Statu, and including' it with those of his own.  . : Belgium has another example. Leopold  is  not  styled   King  of  Belgium.!  .nt survey or grading. Tho ties and  rails were hurried up along the existing line, which wos repoirod in  front of tho trains that carried tho  material.  The ties were laid wherever thoy  could bo, almost without ballasting,  nnd   the  roils  woll  spiked  down.     In  Ono day several years ago tho man |    B  is a pretty story.    And  thoro is   _  who is now Baron von Grote, o'*o of ' a moral to it; that if Queen Victoria ij,,  progressive  known.  ASSUMPTION OF THRONE.  When Alexander t'-ied a natural  t (.'.ills, dt.'spit** riirrri'.* mrs alt<*rjipts  u; on I is life and inn'ssant plots,  Nicholas succeeded hiin Nov. 1. 1894,  ana actually assumed the reins of  go. err.r:?(.'nl.  Less than a month afterward, us  soon as ll-.u period.cf mournirg had  been o! s*;t\o?I, Nicholas II. married  Piln en Alix Vi to. ia Helen Louise  ���������Bc-itiix, dar.'ghte"* of Grand Duke  Ludwig of Hesse. Her m.ot'.er is  the fharming Prlnoss Alice swond  da'-'gitler. of the late Queen Victoria  of England,' and reputed to be her  most  < harming  daug: ter.  Tl*,i* car will lie tm yeaip old in  Mn;.. T.o czai.i is four years his  jtnicr. The ludon was a most happy one. despite tl.o jhai'ow whi b  ovevh. ngs the royal household in t! e  sot'i'tf" Four daughters have been  l.orr���������Olga in 1805, Titar:ia in 1S07,  .Va ie in 1S0O and Anastasia in  1901.  ^mNiUiolii.'u--, If..^^personaily.^^is-^^a.  stud j. Physicnlly, ho is quite in-���������  lrlre ihe Romano'***?, of whi-h he isjiiescrt  the eighth  in suicesion.      Me is    or*   rugged  nnd   i  face,   whi' Ir    resembles     t:at  ot  coirsin.   the     Duke  of   York,   is      not  that  < f the  lioirrnrroir.s.      He uIeo re-  seinb'es his Dniii-h  mother.  His rather ini sod no opportu*. lly  of'putting hinr fo ward, hy oppolet-  Ing him president of the imperial  stria'e and by conferring upon him  high military office, but to no avail;  Nir'HilitK screens hirisel' as much as  po' r-V-i e from tie public gaze.  THR  BKAUTIFUL CZARINA.  The czaiina is a mo.sr. charming  women, a cevotcd wifo and nn idea)  ni(.ther. She is re erved in manner  blushes fietly and has a habit of fre-  qi'eritly lowering her head, concealing her dark, gicyislt-blirc eyes. 'Hur  face i-s beautiful, with featmes of regularity. A small mole at thc corner of her mouth adds l.o ruthor  than detracts from hnr btauty. She  has a sweet voico, though not one of  great .������������������trengt-li,  and  sings  well,  She siieaks French, Gorman, Italian aim Friglish. and sinus her marriage has  learned   Russian.   She  was  have ceased  to  toil.  The emperor's suite at St. Petersburg in winter contiir-.ts of 7'J gene:*-  ols, 67 extra aides-de-camp, l.ri 'members'of the imperial family, including  Grand Duke Michael, Grnntl Ducho&s-  cs Xerria and Olga; 17 princes not of  imperial uii th, ns many counts, nine  barons and over 100 other noble-  noon  Little was known of the czar's policy during the early part of his  reign, but recent events show him a  man of progi csr-lve bent and extreme  fo cc. Thee are none of the methods of tho German emperor, but  statesmen have become convinced  | that the policy of tho czar is of tho  ' still-water sort, with an extremely  deep undercurrent. Tlio steady march  of KuS'-ia toward the east and to- j  wai d tho Indian Ocean is evidence ofj  the go-ahead trend of Rus.sia during  the past decade.  REFORMS   BY  THK   CZAR.  Tho czar has actually accomplished  much  of wo. Id  interest.   Fjrst of all  was   Iris  peaco     proclamation     whii ll  resulted   in   the     confeience  at     Tho  Hague.      He   has  stopped   the   Siberian   exile  system,   and   has     brought  about the cultivation of much of tho  rich     territory     in Sibei ia.      He has I  constructed modern  battleships    and I  has pushed  the greatest of all     rail- j  roads across A'-ia  lo the coa.    Under j  liim the to'cgrnph has found the Can- !  casus  and   the   telephone   has  entered j  St.   reloisliurg. _        j  The obeisance wiih which Russians  forme ly knelt in tho dust, on tho |  pa*sing of t.'-e t*7.ar has diBiii*!*oareil, j  a*d the troops whi h formerly lined:  I he streets whon his father went j  abroad in the city a'C abociit, for he  knows not pcn-'omil fear. Uo has |  fi. in ly o-trib is) ed his position as the j  most democratic and humane audi  ruler     Russia   has      over I  the  most  mysterious  and  compotent . had  not  become  tho  mother  of sons, i^*"  His correct address  Is "King of-   the' s0Vne places they wero "so poorly held  Belrians"���������a   distinction   with   a   dif-|J]uit ,no��������� |,ati   ' (0  stnnd  by  to  keep  ference.        A     revolution  started  the i lllon,   j���������   posilion      with   levers  while  elgimis  king-making,   and  their  his-;tllB   trains   paused.     Still,   the      fact  Russians in the Knsi, iinexpe.tedly  walked into the ollice of tlo inspor-  tor-generol of customs in Pel-?in���������ho  was      then   in   the   Imperial  Chinese  'ithe   trains  pass  ami consequently tliere had been no  Prince of Willi's to succeed hor, on  '.lanuar'y 22, 1002, the Kaiser would  probably  have  become King  of  Kn;  Customs���������and coining to attention ��������� hind and Kinpcror of India. 'But  precisely as would a soldier, with this is a hypothesis hardly worth roll is feet together and his body erect, counting, as tho chances are that a  said in short, terse English : "I wish . now Succession Act would have? been  to resign iny position." Not a j passed by Parliament. Or, what is  word moro did he utter, but stood i atin nioro probable, the-old -Succes-  war'tirg  a  reply. sion  Act  of William III.   would  havo  The inspoctoi'-gono-al was nonplus- i,^ revived���������an Act which stinulates  sod for a momont, and then asked \ tlmt tho crow��������� 01- England shall re-  him what the matter was. Was |ie|lnai��������� in 1)erpc.tuity in"possession of  di'satrsfred  with   the  ti oat ment,    tlo   u,0   r]osc(mrjunts  of  Sophia,   F.lectress  y as a kingdom dates from 18IJ1. !r07nn|ns that trains did cross the line  Up to that time the country formed (m lho third day after it had been  the northern portion of the Nether- j begun, and the Kitchener 'double  lands,     and  was     ruled  over by  the |track holds  the  speed  record  in  rail-  work,   or   lire  remuneration���������why   dirl  he wish   to  leave ?  "It is iny duty," said he, and  nothing more could be got out of  him. 'J-ro held himself at the service  ni" his government mid something  was required of liim which ho could  not. promote while in  the employ of  THE   CUSTOMS   SERVICE.  This man is fronr Urge.,  with almost  complete power-  over  the administration of Mongolia.  Take Alexiclf, a man of such, indomitable lotnpor and Iio co������css that,  If the unfortunate man's t iends are  to bo believed, oire of his lieutenants  killed himself rather- than serve urrder liim. No Chinese can overmatch  his determination and violence, and  not  all   China can   bc  half so  power-  THE INDIVIDUAL BIJSSIAfl  AGGRANDIZEMENT IS  AN ELE  MENT   OF  HIS   NATUH3  The Xove   of  Empire Is  a  Passion  .���������IVith.  Him���������Genius   of  Alexiefr.  To  take  lire  Ku*-sian :  It i** source-,  j ly   necessary   to  empharsiiti   ti e  ii.r.er- ,  1 orrt      uai.iiary   qu;i.il.e;>.,i.;i?r. of      tne  i Co.-sacl;.       Jt   is -said  tnat  when     tie  | Japuneio sh.ill    lui*.e      -,vi.i:>pod      tlie  j Russian   tut  oi  Jiunchiuin.   the   Cosv-  j sue it   will  .still  rluiv   down  u;.oii  thcm i  like an  unending tide. j  Besides   these 'wild   and   undisciplir.- j  ed  scouts,   there  is  the regular"army I  "of���������"a-Qnartei1=="6f���������it���������million���������menT==witi������4''  ��������� years cf .*,enkc,  many  or*    whom,  in  n   and  arctic  snows',   iu      a  ..-=0_~     and interminable iund,     are  tatrrre.   hollow-, bested,   quiet   ll(, vetera:.s of campaigns  that have  eiirir'g  dis_po:-ition,   and   hH | no history outside tlie silent archives  '���������is'of  St.   Petersburg.  Tho opponent of the Russian, on  the other hand, is U>e natural and  practical soldier. Ho is the legatee  of t: o oldest civilized warrior race in  exi* tence, tracing his proud militant  he itagc to tie kings and clans of  prehlr to ic times. He is a man  plea-Mid with his new modern mili-  rary civersions. apt, on ger nnd en-  tin.'siastic, and he has already prov������d  to a great extent I i.s eflicrcncy by  l.is achievements in Formosa and  during tho Boxer war In China. Alert  sturdy, capable, 'self-confident, patriotic, loyal to his emperor and  pleased to lay down his life for  "Croat Japan," his nmiy organized  and on n. war footing, he is without  doubt not the man .whom tho Kirs-  Man military profess at this time  to  SO   MUCH  DESPISE.  And  in  addition,  against' the loyal  Russians in the Kast holding    themselves   at   tho   service  of  the  "Croat  White  Czar,"   may  be confidently  set  of Hanover, who was the granddaughter of our .Tallies I. In this case  the British crown would, assuming  the death of Victoria without male  issue, have passed to the present living descendant of William Augustus,  Untie of Cumberland, son of Georgo  II.  BUYING   A  KINGDOM.  The Legitimists of our realms, liad  Queen Victoria died without male  issue, would have nominated Maria  Teresa, Princess of Bavaria, whom  the Legitimists style "Mary III.,'"  that lady being thc lineal descendant  of the Stuarts, who occupied the  British- throne beforo it passed to the  House of Hanover. 0  .  ,       .���������, ,       i ���������   -,. en \    The   Kaiser  has always  had   an   eye  ir.g.  while his genius  is equal  to any | h,s h"ilh' UuS h\Ct ,S, rttth,P'Q  m ''  device for the subjugation and a.>'������us wh<'������ ������������e considers how his Manor ii Inn of states. The Russian 1 J'*t.V >ias como to occupy the throne  genius is at home a.--d revels ir: all 'oi the Prussians. lhe foundation ol  the labyrinths or* Chinese prcvari'-a- | the kingdom of Prussia, now merged  tior.s and diplomatic futilities. Tho in the emp.irc or Germany, makes sur-  ucquisition of Manchuria and Corea ! prising reacing. William II., is the  is a natural achi"*.err.cnt of the ! lineal descendant of Frederick , Bar-  Rusfcian. He i.s on hi.s own ground ; grave of Nurnberg, who borrpht from  irr such entcrpris-os. aed t)*.o impor-| Sigismund, the then true and real  (ance oi the Russian who is forming . sovereign, the country which is now  tho Pacilrc branch of the Muscovy i known as Prussia, or in other words,  empi'o thn-efoie is quite clear-. And ! Germany. In those days, however,  it is equally cle.ir that neither our j it was called Brandenburg���������one of the  sympathy   with    ike   so-called      Bus-'present   States   of   Germany   is   called  by the same name���������and this Frederick, the former Bargravo, became tho  founder of the House of Tlohenzol-  lern. The present occupant of tho  German throne, then, rules by virtue  of a transaction which in the commercial language of tho present day  might "be described a.s a "'good speculation."  THE   KING-   OF ITALY  sits   on  someone  else's   throne.    For-  ago     Victor     Emmanuel's  grandfather  was  styled   King  of  Sardinia.     The  iate King of Italy      was  as  sinu desire for uti I*"*..isti-rn vantage  ner thc pro-Kuss-ian shibboleth of an i  "ice-fee port on the Pacific," nor'  the r-e'iiiiiicn'.il and ambieuoiu: claim .  bv joni'irr.lrsis vi Russia's fateful ���������  to:.tei!tirn with the "'einems and the ,  \a'ioi*s hark forces of fate nr.d na- ���������  ture should obscure tire real nature  of   lie   lias*i?ii   motive Ti**     men  'v!-o Ira^e always managed the ex- ,  pan ion of Itus-ia have struck out I  va* t   bound-vies   f'-orir    am'iitioi-s  bitrary   and   complete.       'they      aim -Pnrs  now.   as       lh?n.   nt  every  rnnliifuoiis i   - *Aii,_\,  ������ta"*   esrciallv cvt-rv Oriental stato  Russia  "as   not   only   sunk   her   bet*   while   hack   Uian   we   cu.���������   to^rnveati-  Hutch sovereiirii. A Kaxe-Cobrrrginn,  Prince Leopold, becamo its first king,  and the prosont sovereign is son of  that monarch.  Ferdinand     of Bulgaria sits on     a  throne  which  wns  found   for  him  b.v ! i^ori  of   its  power    may   bc  gathered  the  wiles of diplomacy.    Ho  is      n"-,from the fact thnt it carried a heavy  wav history.  Near Kirsch, on the Arlberg Railway in Austria, nn avalanche foil  seven winters ago which created a  record     for-  dest ructivencss.      Some.  olher ������*,axo-Colnirg prince, a family  which has been ever ready to fill vacant thrones up and down Kurope. He  succeeded one of tho Hesse prinros,  Alexander, who was deposed after  sitting on the throne seven years.  EEPAIES BROKE BBOOEDS  WONDERFUL        FEATS        THAT  HAVE BEEU DONE.  Fast Track Laying���������a Bridge Moved 174 Inches in 175  Seconds.  What   is   probably   the   most   costly  piece of repair work  on  record  lately  been  finished   near'  Paris  iron railway bridge half a mile away  out. of its position. Tt wrecked the  line for about n mile.  Within four days the engineers had  constructed n temporary track, and  trains wore running again.   This was  A GREAT ACIUHVICMHNT,  because the line.runs nt this polot  along the side of a very steep slope  and over a'river. Also thc debris  of snow and rock brought down by  thc tremendous snow slide had-to be  cut through before the rails could  be laid.  IInny extraordinary feats aro to the  OIL! CMILALS WABTED  POSITIONS  THAT ARE  FIIXX-fD  BY EX-CONVICTS.  Notorious    Forger Was Offered    a  Salary of $25,000 a  Year.  When Charles Bcckor had completed his live years Imprisonment in  St. Quoiitin Pilson, California, for  forgery, he was much surprised, on  leaving the prison gates, at being  accosted by un individual who then  and thoio olYcrad* hlrn a salary of  !>2.'i,000 a year as tho prlio of his  honesty.  Tl.o Individual was a delegate sent  by a leading Hrm of Chicago bankers, who wero anxious to engage  Bockcr ns a member of his .staff. In  return for the salary the notorious-  said to bc lho cleverest In the world  ���������was to examine all doubtful cheques and banknotes, and decide  whether they were genuine.  So anxious, indeed, woro tho Unli>  ed States blinkers for Becker to lead  an honest lifo, that many firms declared- their willingness to present  hiiiT annually wiih a handsome honorarium on ono condition only���������that  hc di.scuntinuod Iris criminal career.  Becker is well educated, and thoroughly familiar with tho banking  biisiio'-s. Iio also has, of course,  remarkable talent as a liandiviiting  expo t, and has frequently displayed  wonderful skill in detecting forgeries,  so that ho woi Id bc an ideal person for tho post oflcicd him. But  as ho hns often boasted that his  pen could provide liim annually with  *5r.t)0,000, it is hardly likely that he  will   relinquish   dishonesty   fnr  A PALTRY $23,000 A YKAlt.  A banker, named Mil Ian, with iv  fairly largo busiucfS in Paris, had  l;o orr.o bankrupt. Proceedings wore  taken in the Courts by tho creditors,  whero things turned out so black  ugciinst liim that he Mas eventually  f.entcnietl* to  imprisonment.  While still incarcerated,*! tho creditors held a. meeting to consider tie  affair. They decided to call a second  meeting, in tho meant ime appealing  to the prison authorities to allow  NiPon   lo  bo  present.  When the astonished banker arrived, escorted by two detectives, he  was still further astonished by being  asked to accept the managership of  hi-r bunking burliness nt n, salary of  ?2,500 "a year, and live per cent,  .commission on the profits. Needless  to "say. Ire joyfully consented, and  went back to prison, whilo the creditors themselves set about .securing  his release.  Canon Hornlcy, who wns for many  years a prison chaplain, has stated  that    the   'domestic   servants  in  his  credit  of  Marine   Salvage   Engineers, | f)Wn houge ]laV0-heen  U,-g0ly recruit-  .among which thc patching of  great American liner-Paris arrd her  rescue from the sharp fangs of' thc  Manacles ranks high. But It cer-  has .tainly "connot compare with the feat  Cn.'oi" tlie Liverpool Salvage Association  c ' cd  from among  the gii ls he had  bo  como  acquainted.-with in tho   course  of his prison duties.  Not long ago-' a man holding the  responsible position of a night watch  man,      celebrated  with  a tea    party'  .lune 20th,  1900,  there was a fall  of .when   their "ICiiftinoer   Captain   Bacho-   |,j3  return  to lho straight  road,     in  the roof at Meudon on the Paris-Ver- ,lor* saved  not   the  whole  indeed,  but  sailles  Electric Railway.     The  length ,the most valuable part of the steain-  of the fallen portion was only 110  feet, but so difficult was the soil that  it    took  over     two years  to  repair.  ship  "Milwaukee."  The latter was  a new  vessel  of 7,-  .100  tons  and,  on  her way  from  the  Orleans   round      the  and      cost   was  ������275,000,. or  ������2,500 jTyno   to   New  per foot. North of Scotland, she ran on  a reef  Repairing jobs  frequently  givt   -en-'near  Aberdeen.     She  was  found      to  gineers and architects far more trou-ibe   tightly   jammed   upon   the     rocks  ble than fresh construction, and ol  all tho many dilierent kinds of repairing work none oilers greater difficulties than thut of saving a breakwater which the sea has begun to  undermine.  At      Newhaven    it . was  discovered  somo time ago that the scour of the  nnd   her  bows     had   been   practically  pounded   to   pieces.  The eii������iiieer adopted a desperate  expedient. He ' decided to cut her  in two. . lie accomplished this by  placing a belt of dynamite cartridges  around her Just forward of tho boiler-  room bulk    heads.        It was it most  tide  was  scooping  out   great      holes   ticklish     operation, for if the     bulk j  in   the     sea  bottom,   regular  pockets   heads��������� were, damaged  she  was   bound  into which the sea wall threatened to |to  sink.  fall bodily. The engineer in charge | ].*ivo hundred pounds of dynamite  had to do something quickly, for 'were used and the operation crowned  was coining on. Ho at once with complete success. The aftor  number of     gigantic concrete ,part of the Milwaukee floated safe off  winter  had  a  into .the depth? of_  A   THOUSAND' MILLIONS  of roubles, which De Witte says  has  bate,   wi* pass  it  over and   come       to  SoraTHTa: :  The  father  of  the present   King     of  Italy   ascended   the   throne   of      Snr-  been spent on Dalny arrd   the railway. I.j"-^  /   .small island   in   the Wcditer-  -enough   as  far  as  political   r������asons I n)  ufl  thc aescc'miant  of an  am-  go  for  hodrng  the country-but she; f tho Alcj,and,,r type of  hun hxod  her  ravenous  talons in  tho   ^       eri       hf:ro.     Hc was  a man    of  mediaeval purpose*  to  crush  or     dis- ; f"q"���������r,h*  littl(, kinrr(lom of  ablo the or.lv power that may threa-' llt*������ '" tho llt-t,t* KlnBaom_������'  Savoy,  able  the  or.iy power  tnat amy  wrra-,   ������������������- ;���������      rilk- Snain    with-  len her Pacific dominion, dividing !'������'���������'������ <���������c of ���������t18 auk������a* hdialn. wrtn  the Jlerctaniy of the Pacillc with-out asking tlur people, gave thrs  lid���������     In-/ man.  Amadous,  the  throne  of Sicily.  afterwards     Amadous  educated in tho true German, fashion  in domestic economy, aird has an  adequate knowledge of cooking and  household     affairs,     al hough the  daily dinner of the imperial family  is arranged under the care of somo  20ft   fcrva*rts.  The gieat shadow on hcr life, as  on that of the emperor, is the ab-  seni'o of a son. The successive  births of four daughters, in the  minds of the peasantry, is attributed to the cur.'rc of a Greek priest,  pronounced just before her marriage.  Under the Salic law, although Catherine the Great ruled well, no woman may wield the sovptre of the  Great White  Czar,  and,  in  the event  the thousands of individual Japanese  who honeycomb Corea and Manchuria, lirin-drlds'of whom, not fancifully,  as sonic have affirmed in derision,  but in reality, are spies and patriots  pursuing substantial as well as itinerant occupations, knowing everything about lhem, informing their  olli irils, and competent to destroy  the. Russian railway irr a hundred  places, losing their lives in I.he achievement or saving thcm, at the  command of tlieir siqrcilors. They  have done such things. On the Pel  Ho, in 1000, nftor the capture of  Tientsin, a native city, it was observed that almost every body of a  foreigner  floating in   the stream  was  of no heir Jo the throne, Grand Duke   a   Japanese���������a powerful   commentary  me..-. ��������� ._.  rt  is  not  to  be expected  that  thc*F've      years -���������..,.-     ���������   .  influences which brought thc gigon- (thought that. ns>Sordlnia was a  tic Siberian Railway into being "and-!larger place than Sicily, it would bc  ha= pincu-organised dependent en- i all the better ify he ruled rt* and hav-  terprises in all parts of Manchuria j ing put the matter in the hands of  and even in Corea, should consent to lone of tbe big Powers���������Germany, to  Ilie'abandonment of its quarry.  And I wit���������Charles VI.  at once agreed  with  all  this element adds  its-protest   to I Amadeus   that   Sardinia   should       be                                    ...             lv   i  that  of  the  great  military   influence 'his.     Amadeus,  therefore,  undsr     the   tory which  was  burnt out on      V>od-  which  nurses  with   Jealous  caro     the !protection  of  the      Emperor Charles,   ncseiay nrglrt.     On   ririirsday a noigh-  least   promise  of  a  war  issue.      W'e j proceeded     to   Sardinia,-'where.   . his Jborin*/        " "   blocks constructed, each,, weighing  twelve tons. Meantime he ordered a  steam barge, with a soft of very  powerful trap-door in the bottom.  The blocks were taken out two at a  time- in the barge, and dropped at a  distance of forty feet from the outer  face of tho breakwater.  When the row of blocks was in  place new loads were ready for the  barge. These consisted of canvas  sacks, each containing no fewer than  i-20-tons���������of���������dry���������cement-and-sand.-  Theso were taken out one at' a time  and dropped between tho concrete  blocks and the wall.  Dropping thorn was a matter of  considerable risk, for tho barge, suddenly released of so enormous a  weight, sprang each time almost completely out of tho water, and then  fell back again with a tromendous  splash, tho waves sometimes  ALMOST  COVKIHNO   TIER.  America claims to hold thc record  for rapid repair of damage. In a  recent American book called "Inventions of the Century," by W. IT.  Doolittlo, is an nccorrnt of a large  Massachusetts   boot   and   shoo       fnc-  tho rocks and was towed the wholo  150 iniles back to the Tync whore her  constructors, Messrs.* Swnn and  ITuritcr, neatly dovetailed a new bow  upon her. This in itself, was a very  difficult t/.rslc but so dowry accomplished that the new Milwaukee's  gross tonnage dif'Ui'cil from the old  bv onlv six tons.���������Pearson's Weekly.  THE  SAME  COLOR._  Uiiilding  was  hired  arrd  men  iiia-  cannot conceive Russia or any great \ progress���������a      very      Royal   one���������wns, j set  lo   work.     By  Friday  new  .,.  ,.,������.,- ir, ...   ar-Yiamn      so1.   >,'.._    _n ?  f.,u  cm��������� The .chincry   had   arrived   and   every      bit  of it was set up before Suirday mnrri-  ng dawned. Monday saw work started   afresh,   nnd   on   Tuesday   thc   out-  power giving  way in  a scheme      so |'from  fear,  allowed  full  scope,  vast  and so important.. ; road to the throne was accomplished  Russia is a barbaric  body   morbid j in   double-quick      time,   and'ns a ro-  with   the  ichor  of  a  religious  super- |W-(irti Amadous     pave  Charles Sicily  stiiion   and   ponderous with     future j^.^ occul.rg(i only a  century and    ajpi.it  was  2,-100  pairs,   which   was  the  g eatness. The great Unknown is  Just appearing1 vast upon tho horizon  looming uncertain- and fearful, and  these operations' wilh which she is  to subdue it arc thc manifestations  of a great apprehension. 'I'hey are  also, so fnr as those on the outside  Immediately concerned with the pros-  ant situation /ee, only the. extension  tjnd encroachment in a natural way,  of despotism, und a blind and unworthy stab;at ono or tha most valuable contributions to hitman civilization���������Japan  half niro. And the lineal descendant  or* Amadeus Is the present Victor  Emmanuel  III.  of Italy.  A   DAN IS FOR   G-RI-'KCK.  The.  King or Greece is a Dane,     as  everyone  knows.     He  Is-brother      to  Queen Alexandra, being a son ol King jXt.y   ll  Christian   at     Denmark,  room  for  George  L   of   the  Otho,   the   then   ruler  of  Greece,   and  a Bavarian by birth arrd parentage.  Manchuria is! stated iwas deposed, and King Chrlslion*s  Inpan.       It supplies Ison     put,"on  the      throno,  Sth  .lune,  to  be vital   to     -.-.        ���������-���������-��������� ��������� ,   ,, , .   ..  her not only with food, hut it. fur- j 1803. It came about through a civil  nMies the bean-cake fertilizer which !war���������or. moro strictly speaking, an  enables Ier t.o produce her own share ! Insurrection-- during which tha lives  of her* foodstuffs, besides being the! of Ihe reigning king and queen were  convenient market for her munufact-inoughl,. But the monarchs escaped  ur-eii,   and   wilh   Coren.   is   tho      only .unhurt. Tho   insurgents   thereupon  region for that oq'tu)?l(>n in whicli j proclaimed Prince Alfred (the Into  as a growing empire' she is in need.     ' Dixkfi of Edinburgh, who reigned over  IKiine nn that on the previous Tuesday, the day before tire lire had  taken place.  New   York   In   proud   of  a   recent  rebuilding  operation.     An   old   building  in   William  Street  was  burnt      down  in  the  flrnt  week  of November      Inst.  Oth   of   the  month   tho      site  To   make | wn*'.  cleared  and  work  was  begun  on  Hellene.';,   tho new building.    In twenty-five days  the   entire   Iron'      frame   work,   fifteen  storeys in height, was in position and  ready  for     the      stone     unci   mortar.  Within  another six  weeks thc    whole  place  was   finished  and.  ready  for  its  tenants.  Russia is not. the sort of country  where one would look for rapid repairing work. But at .Scheuncha,  the town irr tho Caucasus which was  destroyed by earthquake early last j  year, a  large  force of engineers  Scene���������A railway carriage. Englishman (addressing Y.nnkec in opposite corner)���������"lTxcuse mo, this i������  not  a  smoking  carriaeo."  No  reply.  Five minutes later (more brusqucry)  ���������"I"must really trouble you to put-  out, that cigar."  Still no reply.  One minuto later. "Hang it, sir.  If you don't put that cigar out I'll  have you removed."  .Still superb indifference on part of  Yankee. 'Train stops. Englishman  cnl'.s guard nnd requests removal of  Yankee,    The latter breaks in, cooly:  "Guard, examine that,man's ticket���������it's third-class."  Guard does so, finds the statement  correct, arrd marches the Englishman  orrt, to the groat astonishment of  tho other occupants of the carriage.  Aftor tho train had again started  another occupant, unable to restrain  his curiosity, asks: "IIow did you  know  what ticket he had?"  Yankee (with a yawn)���������"Saw it  sticking out of his waistcoat pocket.  .Same color as my own, I guess!"  ENCOURAGE   CLEANLINESS.  All new schools in Switzerland have  a portion of the ground floor appropriated for baths. Each' class bathes  about onco a fortnight, summer and  winter. Soap is used, and a warm  bath is followed by a .cooler one.  Sick children and thoso having skin  diseases   are   excluded.   1)-   At    Seoul,    Corea, thirteen accomplices in tho murder of lho Queen   in  1805  wen* strangled  to death,  mould  in  the  butter  -Somehow   a   deaf   man   can   always  re-[hear an invitation to take" a drink.  which, nfter-niany .\enrs of crime he  had  walked  successfully  for  FOUR  SUCCESSIVE YEARS.  Ilia career had been a remnrkublo  .one���������ovon for a criminal. Practically  the wholo bf his life from the age of  eight ecu hnd been spent in convict establishments. Tho sentences of imprisonment Ire had received amounted  to no fewer than Joity-one years, including two terms ol four, thiee of  se\en and ono of ten years' penal  servitude.  Ho left prison four years ago, accepted the situation" offered  him, nnd which he has* held  ever sin.e, and is to-day a worthy  so:geant in General Booth's Army.  ln the records of thc Salvation  Army Pri; on Gale Home at King's  Cross, indeed, oro many notable instances of cx-crin:lnalB who are now  a credit to their country. Among  them uro* threo ^murderers,' who have  been released -"after serving rcspcct>  ively twenty-seven, twenty,' and fifteen years of thoir life sentences. So  fnr~ns is known, each is now'gaining  an honest livelihood in London.  ��������� The French penal' settlement of  New Caledonia is inhabited solely by  criminals and thore in chnrge of  them, though a certain class are  free to walk so long as they do not  leave tic settlement.  Many    of them  set  up  in  business  ns-shopkeepei s,-open-farto: ies,- grow���������  produce,  and  keep  cattle,  employing  their     fellows,      dispo'ing of     their  wares, and soiling their businesses to  ������������������CRIMINALS   ONLY."  In this way not a few of them become  even   wealthy.  "Only criminals need apply," too,  might well bo part of the announcement of vacancies on the staff of the  Siberian Railway. Tndeed, it is safe  to say that-in no other part of tho  world is thero a greater conglomeration of nil sorts nnd conditions of  criminals to minister to the wants of  tho general  public.  A traveller on t! is .lino may have  as driver on the engine the perpetrator of a foul crime, a burglar as  porter, a murderer ns guard, whilo  evon the stationma.'-.ter may havo a  career that would make any honest  man shudder.  For, according to statistics recently published, out of 11,112 employes, only 4,000 had over been to  school, the rest being unable io road  or write. Over 1,000 bad been banished to Siberia for murder and robbery, burglary, or other ' heinous  offences, and no fewer IhUn 597 convicted murderers wore appointed as  guards, statiomnasters, conductors,  and  others. ���������  Of lho remainder, 4,000 wero mysteries as to their previous careers,  though it was assumed that they  wero convicts who had destroyed the  traces of their crimes, and had taften  false names.  PICTURE   POSTCARDS.  Thc Australian Postmaster-General  proposes to use pictorial postcards  as an advertisement for the Common-wealth. He is going to oiler  money prizes for the best sets of  twelve designs typicil af town and  country views in each State.  ���������,,,-..!)*, UBfJW-.i.ertF*,--'-,.  mtmmm  H  i*������ t i'r*r-������*-wy-������*r*-li'-  -BOH  HUJ 1  2-  FORBOTOm BREAKDOWN  BIRDS    AND     ANIMALS    WORK  CUaES  ON HUMANS.  Parrot    in an. Imbecile Ward���������The  Dog in Lieu  of     a.  Doctor.  Dr. Cook, Commir-sioncr of Lunacy  recently recommended the placing of  a par-rot in the Imbecile Ward of tho  Rodruth YVorkhouso Infirmary, and  the othor day the master of tho  workhou.se ii.founed the guardians  that one had been given liim for that  purpose. **-  Tho idea is beginning to prevail  nniorgst medical men Mint tho chattel- of tlicsc birds exorcises a peculiarly beneliciul eflect in cases of nervous breakdown, and not a fow  wcnlthy patients are tryiirg the now  "cure"���������if cure it can be called.  Amongst them is Mr. Russell Sage,  the New York multi-millionaire, who  has purchased a magnificent rml-and-  grcen talking spec imen, which he has  had   hung   up    in  a cage in  his  lib-  A  SPUING  MESSAGE.  To    All    Who Are Weak,     Easily  Tired and out of Sorts.  UNDEKGEOTJND LONDON.  Spring should bo the most Joyous  season of the yodr. It is tho harbinger of sunsi.ino, and birds and  flowers; It breathes of freedom and  out-of-door lifo. But unfortunately  thoro are thousands who cannot enter into the spirit of the season.  Closo confinement during tho long  winter months has left them weak,  dispirtcd and oppressed; tho appetite from  is tickle; the blood is sluggish with  impurities; the oyes lnc.k tho lustro  of health; weariness und lassitude  havo taken the place of vigorous energy. What is needed at this season  by such peoplo is a health-renewing,  blood-making tonic���������something that  will send new, rich red blood coursing through the veins, bring brightness to tho eye, a healthy appetite,  and a clear skin freo from pimples  and eruptions.  In all the world thero is nothing  can do this so effectively and so  thoroughly ns Dr. Williams Fink  Pills.   Every dose creates now blood,  How Five Hundred Miles  of Sewers Are  Managed.  The average Londoner is possibly  unaware that nearly COO miles of  sewers nro situated beneath his feet  and this iiicludes only tho large sewers, several of them so large that a  number of boats could float down  thorn  abreast,   says  Tit-Bits. And  some idea of tho enormous cost     of  draining     London     may bo gathered  the   fact   that     the   drainage  EESULT ALL THAT  OOULD BE ASKED  DODD'S     KIDNEY PILLS   CURED  STRAIN CAUSED BY HEAVY  LIFTING.  William Sharam Tells of His Precarious Condition, and His Happy Release Prom It.  Murray Harbor South, r.E.L, Aj->-  ril 4.��������� (Special).���������William Sharam,  who keeps     a general store hero,   is  Ed-  tUMJGHT  REDUCES  EXPENSE  $5,900 Reward  rary. The bird was both re ommoircl- | strengthens the nerves, and up-builds  ed and chosen by the family physi- * the whole body. Hero Is a bit of  cinn, Br. llunn. It cost five hun- j strong proof, given by Mr. John  dred  dollars and  its master declares   Burko,   of Elmsdale,  P.  E.  I.,     who  that it has already  do������������ him      five  million dollars' worth of good.  There can be no reasonable doubt  that men must originally-have learnt  from animals how to treat such injuries as     cuts   and  bruises,  and  to  this day the Australian aborigine, ! mo to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,  when wounded, seeks the services of ; nnd I have reason to be thankful I  his dog  in  lieu of   a  doctor,      lying j took     her i  advice,     for   under  this  says:���������"I was loft an almost, hopeless wreck by an attack of pneumonia, my nerves were almost paralyzed  nnd though under the care of an excellent doctor I found 1 was not regaining my health.      My wife   urged  works and machinery alone cost $40,-  000,000  sterling.  Tho  three main sowers in  tho Metropolis run     from Fleet Street     to I  Hampstoad, from Blackfriars to Ab-j one of many hundreds in Prince  bev Mills, and from Harrow to Old j ward Island who have been rescued  Ford. Connected with these nre ajf'*������m chronic sickness, and made  multitude of smaller sewers monsur- : sound and well by Dodd's Kidney  ing about 12 feet, in diameter, which Pills- Mr. Sharam, who is always  mako London one of the best-drained glad to say a word for the remedy  cities In tho world. that did so much for him, relates his  A thousand men are employed    all  experience as follows: ,  the year round,      not even  excepting I    "I sprained   my back with      heavy  Simtlavs,   in  keeping  London   proper-I lifting, and    tho    result was urinary  , ,-       ...  ly drained,  and  the stupendous total | and Kidney trouble that left me in a  bV servants, who, meeting thc enemy,  or 1,000.000,000  tons  of sewage      is (very weak state,  and at times I got  chemically      treated      every     twelve,'so weak that 1 almost fainted,     and  months'     and    taken nway'in sludge: could  scracely hold  up.  vessels to  tho North  Sea.     It might |    "After      trying several other medi-  bo supposed     that the  occupation  is j cines without relief, I concluded that  will be paid by  .   . Levei* Brothers  Limited, Toronto, to any person who  ":an prove that this soap contains  my form, of adulteration whatsoever,  ar contains any injurious chemicals.  Aik for lho OcCoson Ear. irj  JAPANESE  COURAGE.  The littlo men of Japnn who havo  dared to face tho Russian boar can  give tho world many thrilling stories  of courage, and many of clover stratagem as'well. Ono of the powerful  nobles of the olden time was forced  to flee from his enemy in haste. Ho  ! hid in a barrel  and  was borne nway  perfectly still seve-al times a day  for fifteen or twenty minutes nt a  time, while the faithful brute industriously licks the hurt clean of all  foreign substances. Tho motion of  thc tongue has a  MOST SOOTHING  EFFECT.  Wherever  rattle-snakes   abound     in  countries  in   which   leprosy  is      also  prevalent,   the  belief  Is  current  that  tho bite of the reptile in question is  not only non-injurious to persons infected   with     that   dread   complaint,  but     that    it in   some way actually  acts   beneficially.      Dr.   M.   dcMourn,  a-'Brazilian scientist, has deemed this  belief    worthy    of    careful investigation.  He first of nil  assured himself    by  "   artual   observation   that  the  leprous  Indians of the Matto Grosso .were in  the habit of allowing themselves   to  be   bitten   periodically  by   full-grown  ��������� "rattles,"      and with  results     which  were,  at 'all events,  not unbene'ficinl.  Ho next caught a number of. the i entiles,     prosed the poison from     the  glands,      nnd administered  it suncu-  .  taneously  by  means  of an  ordinary  hypodermic syringe  to  fifteen  selected lep' ous patients.  The results were so far encouraging  that' the novel treatment is now being systematically pursued, both at  tho leper asylum at Molokai, in the  Sandwich Islands, and at that supported by our own Government at  Robben   Island,   Cape   Co'ony.  Tlio bite of the terrible tarantula  spie'er has long been credited with  all sorts of curative and- even  MAGICAL POWERS.  In Mexico many natives who are  a(Tli'*tod with paralysis allow ..tl ein-  sel'os to be bitten by it periodically  with beneficial results, Dr. Steinz-  fortke thinks: while in Peru the same  drastic remedy is used in cases of  vcrrugia, that bane of tlie high Andean  valleys.  Bee-stings are said to constitute an"  -almost infallible cure for rheumatism; provided, that is, the sufferer has nerve enough to stand a  Kufliciently large "dose" of the painful  "modi ine."  The negroes of the Congo basin  allow themselves to be bitten by tho  terrible termites (white ants) when  ' attacked by the dreaded sleeping  hickness, and stoutly maintain that  ��������� the "cure" is certain to be efficacious, if only it ls applied in the  earlier stages of the malady..-  It was noted by Kraussc, nearly a  century ago, that the Siberian peasants, when bitten by a rabid dog or  wolf, used to kill the animal at onco  ���������whenever "possible���������nnd inoculate  themselves with its spinal marrow.  The learned Austrian physi'ian only makes mention of ..the' custom to  laugh at it. But he admits that the  sufferers had a rooted belief in its  efllcacy in warding off the attack of  hydrophobia, - which else, they a^crr-  - ed.-was-almost-certain-to-follow. ���������A-  bignificuiit admission this, in thc  light cf what wo now know of Pasteur's treatment of tho  SAME DREAD DISEASE.  The Greenland Eskimos arc said  to cure themselves of the itch by  immuring themselves for an hour or  two inside the freshly-killod carcase  of a whale. A favorite Chinese remedy for cholera is pig's liver, mixed with brick dust from the inside  of a furnace���������a compound known as  the "liver of the hiding dragon."  The Matabili are quite sure that a  lion's breath cures any form of skin  disease, and many sufferers have lost  t'-eir lives in attempting to get near  enough to a sleeping animal that  they may inhale his expirations.  Among the Irish peasantry o somewhat similar belief is common with  regard to tho ordinary domestic ass  and whooping-cough. A loaf of  bread i.s baked and given to the animal to eat. While It Is malting its  "meal a cloth is held beneath its  head, and the crumbs that drop from  Its mouth aro carefully caught therein. They arc then boiled in milk,  nnd given to tho patient in tho form  of a posset," which is supposed . to  work wonders in effecting a speedy  cure.���������Peurson's  Weekly,  treatment my system has been built  up and I nm again well and strong,"  If you were at all unwell give , Dr.  Williams' 1'ink Pills a trial, and see  how speedily they will restore you  to health and strength; but you  'must get the genuine, with the full  name "Dr. Williams Pink Pills for  Pale Peoplo" on the wrupper around  each box. Sold by medicine dealers  or sent by mail at 00 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.oO by writing  tho Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont  COTTON FROM PINE WOOD.  The interesting story comes from  Bavai ia fiat experiments are being  made there to. manufacture cotton  out of piee wood. Tho method is to  i educe the wood to the iine.'-.t layers  pos;ible, then to submit it to a  vapor process for ten hours. The  pulp thus obtained is then plunged  into a so a' bad', w'ere it slays U6  hours. It is thus transformed into  a kind of cellulose, to which a resistant quality is given by adding oil  ���������and gelatine. Then it-is drawn out  nnd untangled hy machinery. The  said  an unhealthy one for the men engaged, but this is not so, as the sewage  is treated with prblophosphate or  iron and lime water, which clarifies it  as it passes to the great .���������reservoirs  ready to be taken away.  During a wet summer the pumping  machinery which draws away the rain  water might be expected to be vory  heavily taxed, and the sewers also;  but beside tliere being a number of  storm channels which are only utilized when the volume of water in the  main sewers is abnormal, tho pumping machinery at Abbey Mills alone  is capable of lifting 185,000,000 gallons of water to a height of 40 feet  every day, which In other words, implies that London could never bo destroyed by floods.  At - Barking, whero the sludge is  dealt with, there are fourteen sewers  I measuring 30 foet across; that is to  say, any ono of them would bo wide  enough for a small tug-boat to pass  down. Hero the sludge, aftor being  chemically treated, has to go through  enormous iron cages, resembling gigantic colanders, which keep back solid objects, such ns pieces of wood,  old boots, and so forth, whilst not  infrequently valuable articles of jewellery nro found wedged between the  bars of a cage.  The vessels used to convey the  sludge to the North Sea are not by  any means the hulks one might expect     to find     engaged in  the work.  declared that the barrel contained  food. "If there is anything living in  it there will be blood on my sword,"  said tho nobleman's enemy, and  thrust his weapon into the barrel. It  went through the hidden man's legs  and made a terrible wound. But  he, with quick thought, wiped tho  blade on the hem "of his garment as  it was drawn out, so that it went  out  clean aiid he was not discovered.  He���������But, really, don't you think if  ] it came to a pinch your father would  it was a" Kidney Disease I had, and  would find the curo in a Kidney remedy, and decided to try Dodd's Kidney Pills. ./.  "Tho result was all that could -be  asked. I used ten boxes all told, and  can now enjoy sweet sleep without  being disturbed' as heretofore, and my  old troubles  were  banished."  Dodd's  Kidney   Pills   curo   all   Kid-i help me out?      She  (versgd  in     the  ney ills  Disease.  from Backache  to  Bright's  process   is  said   not   to   bo  expensive   =���������, , .       ,   ... .   .     . ,  and it is thought,that if this cotton  Thcy <"p >������������������������oimly nttcd with cosy  can  be mado'of practical use Europe   apartments for    the men  and lighted  wi'l be independent of Ameii"a and  India. The.   Immense  forests      of  Scandinavia and Germany would furnish ample material for her "cotton"  supply.  FRETFUL CHILDREN.  If children are cross, or fretful,    or  sleepless,   in  ninety-nine times out  of  a hundred   tho    reason can be traced  to  some    littlo  trouble  of the stomach or bowels.        Remove   tho cause  and    the    little one     will  be  bright,  good-natured,   and  will  sleep  soundly  and naturally.     Tliere  is just one always absolutely'safe medicine for "little    ones���������Baby's Own Tablets.        In  Homes    where this   * medicine is used  there are no" sickly, cross, crying children.    The Tablets will cure all    tho  minor ills of little ones, and will   do,  it safely and     speedily���������there is     no  doubt about this.    Give the    Tablets  a single trial and you will bc as en-'  thusiastic about them as other     mothers     are.     As    for    instance, Mrs.  David Driffield, Ponsonby, Ont., says:  "Baby's    Own    Tablets     saved    my,  baby's  life.        They  are  a  wonderful j  medicine    for     children  and I gladly'  recommend  them  to  other  mothers."  Your children     will take this medicine as   ��������� readily    as candy, and it is  guaranteed  free   from   harmful   drugs.  Sold by all  druggists or mailed      at  25  cents -a box  by'writing The   Dr.  Williams'    Medicine     Co., Brockville,  Ont.  throughout by electricity. Each  barge carries 1,000 tons of sludge,  and when fifty miles from, thc coast  the cargo is distributed ovcr an area  cf several miles.  Connected with thc sewer under  Li'drate Hill is" thc old Roman.subterranean bath, which is tho oldest  structure in,London, nnd must have  been irr existence long before a single  brick of the present City was laid.  At one timo it was approached- by  a suhwnv, but this hns long since  disappeared, though the bath, which  measures some l'i feet to 16 feet,  across still  remains.  When a young man is in love h'o  never stops to investigate the girl's  cooking.  At Norfolk assizes some of the  jury were gcing to toss to sec who  could be allowed to leave the court;  ultimately tie matter was rici'cd  without tossing. Mr. Justice Chorine 1 said he did not think there  would-be any illegality in tossing.  slang of the day)���������If it came  to  pinch  hc might  bail you  out.  The interior Osborne has beet  changed beyond recognition since the  house ceased to be a royal pnlace.  The house will sho. tly be available  for tho reception of convalescent office's of both services, but thero  will be no opening ceremony;'  THEY LIKE FRESH AIR.  ' Persons of previously blameless  life who suddenly committed an of-  fen*-c that brought - them into the  custody- of tho police should be medically, examined, said Dr. Waldo,  London coroner, in a lecture on "Insanity  in its medico-legal  aspects."  During his life the King has borne  three distinct names. For the first  twenty yeais he was "Albert, Prince  of Wales." On his accession his  Ha:o ty reverted to a single ��������� najiie,  "Edward VII."*  "You don't mean to say-he has  paid you in advance for the fuil  course,of singing lessons?" snid tho  first vocal instructor., "Yes," re-  .plied the other gleefully, "becnusc of  n lucky misunderstanding. I said  to him : *You doubtless know,  first lesson begins with "do.".'  immediately apologized and,  duced the dough."   -  Most people think too lightly of a  cough.   It is a serious matter and  needs prompt attention.  Take  s  10I&  Th������ Lung  Tonic  when the first sign of a cough or  cold appears.   It will cure you  , easily and quickly then���������later it  will be harder to cure.  Prices, 35c, 50c., ������nd $1.00.' 311  15���������04  Statu or Onio, City op* Toledo,  > ���������  I U04K f'OlTNTV f   *  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he  is seiiior partner of the firm of P. J.  Chel.ry & Co., doinjr business rn th*  City     uf     Toledo.     County    and    Stat*  "Money," ..said Uncle Eben, "is  what makes de mare. go. But sometimes it wants a sensible driver to  prevent somebody f'um gittin'  thro wed hand."  aforesaid and that said firm will pay  the sum of ONIO HI*KDIII*.������ DOLLARS  for eacli and ev������iry case of Catarrh that  cannot be cured hv the use of Hall't  Catarrh Cure. FRANK J. CHENEY.  ISworn to before me and subscribed im  my presence, this Sth day of December,  A.  D.   1886.    A.W. GLEASON.  j  etui. : AotamPublit  Hull's Catarrh Cure la taken internally, and nets directly on the blood and  mucous surfaces of the system. Send  for   testimonials   free.  V.   J.  CHUNKY   &  HO.,  Toledo, O.  Soid  by nil Drug-gists, 75c.  'J'.ike   Hall'ti   Family   Pills   for -constipation.  t-f  "Aro you aware, sir," said the  man in the rear, fiercely, "that your  umbrella is poking mo in the eye ?"  "It isn't my umbrella," replied tho  man just in front, with equal fierceness.      "It's a borrowed one,  sir!"  A Cryfor Kai^. A pain In thc bac  is a cry ot thekidnrys for help. South Amir;  can Kidney Cure is tho only euro that hasn'  a failure written against it in cases <  Bright's disease, diabetes, infiammati"n ���������  the bladder, gravel and other kidney ar'  ments. Don't neglect the apparently ins'j:  nrficnit ".signs" This powerful liqrri,  specific prevents rd'' '-nres 70  our  He  pro-  EMPTY NOW.  "How-One~Woman~'Quit��������� Medici ne"  Japanese    Keep ' Houses Open  Summer  and  Winter.  The Japanese  attiibute    their    re- "Wliile  a   -colTee  user  my   stomach  mnrkable-      conrparati**e     immunity' troubled me for years" says a lady of  from  rheumatism   to   the  fact     that Columbus,     O.,  "and I had    to take  they use  water  very  freely.   Another medicine all  the time.     I  had     what  subject on  which the  Jn.panc.-e    feel I thought was the best stomach medi-  strongly in the    necessity for plenty cine I could get, had to keep getting  of fresh  air.        Any subject  of    the it filled all the time at 40 cents      a  R HADING- BY FLYLIGHT.  The lantern fly of Surinam, Soutii  America, has two sets of eyes to  catch the light from all possible directions. The luminosity which  glows from thn head ls so brilliant  I he I   it  is easy to read by it.  Mikado, Mr. Hancock states, would  smile at the notion that fresh air in  any form could  be harmful :  The Japanese cat fresh air with  oven more gusto than they do food.  The samurai of old rose in the morning to pass out into tho outer air  there 'to take a number of deep  breaths. The time of the morning  chosen wns just as the sun was coming up. At this hour the air is purest. In the coldest nights of winter  air circulates through the native  house without irrtoi ference. -- If the  sleeper feels chilled he adds more  hed clothing. But the passage of  fresh air through the entire house is  never  prevented.  When a Japanese suffers from insomnia he gets up and goes out  into the open night air, and if there  is a hill near he climbs to tbe top '  of it. But insomnia is very rare in  tho Mikado's kingdom  HISTORY  IS TATTOO.  bottle. I did not know what the  cause of nry trouble was, but just  dragged along from day to day suffering and taking medicine all tho  time. - .������������������'".  '��������� "About six months ago I quit tea  and coffee and began drinking Postum  and I have not had?my prescription  filled since, which is a great surprise  to. ine for it proves that coffee was  the- cause."of all my trouble; although. I never suspected it.  "When my friends ask me how; I  feel since I have been taking Postum  I say, 'To tell the truth I don't feel  at.all only that I get hungry .and eat  everything I want and lots7 of it and  it never hurts i me, and I am happy  and well and contented all the  time.'?  '.    ���������?.?"_. ���������.'"';'..-���������.'���������'''...*-,-   '-'������������������  "I could not. get , my family to  drink Postum for ,-: a while until I  mixed it in a little coffee and kept  on reducing the amount of coffee until I got it all-Postum/    Now     they  Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant Soap Powder is .bettor than  other powders, as it is both soap and  disinfectant.,  TVifo :���������"James, do you know tliat  you are a very small man ?" Husband :���������"How ridiculous I I am  nearly six feet in height." Wife :���������  "That makes no difference; whenever  I ask you for money to go shopping  you  are always short."  inelifgestiori, ...iit -menace te  :uman   happiness,  pitiless  in   its  ssaults,  and no respector ������f pecsoni, has met  :s conquerer in South American Nervine. * This  ;reat   stomach   and   nerve remrdy  stimulates  ligation, tones   tlte nerves,  aids   crrculation,  Inves out impurities, dispels emaciation, and  orings flack the glow of perfect health.   Cures  hundreds of ���������' chronics " that have baffled phy-  ���������icians.���������68  "Yes," snid Subbubs, sighing,  "the only girl I really cared for I  couldn't havo." "What," exclaimed Uacklotz, "that doesn't sound  very complimentary to Mrs. Subbubs." "Oh, she felt as badly  about it as I do. You sec the girl  wonted $5 a* week and we can't  afford more than S4."  TELEPHONE   GIRL.  Herr Baltazzi, a well-known sportsman in Vienna, is being sued for  damages by a telephone exchange  girl, whom, in the course of a dispute over the telephone, he had, in  heated language, accused of not  speaking the truth.  For Over Sixty Years  Mnn. vVisstow's Boothiso Hym;p has hem uaeil tor  milMona of mothers for the-'r ohildrvn wlilla toothing  tisootbes the chlM, *ofr>n������ thr chimb, al ajwiialn. cure*  wind colic. rrgulftt������t themomnch anil biurets, ami ia tha  bmt remedy for Dlarrhcsa. Tttettty-ftva cent* a botile  Sold I17 dniffziBtA (hrunchout tho world, llu sure and  ask for " Mus. Wr.Nar.ow 8 tjooruiKo Ui'mir." , 22-r-CH  LEAP YEAR PREROGATIVES.  How many peoplo are aware of the  origin of that special female preroga-;;  tivo belonging to the. leap year? By  an Act of the Scottish Parliament  passed during the reign of Margaret,  "every maiden of both high and. low  degree .shall have liberty to speak to  the man she likes." And; mark? this,  all yc bachelors of the year 19.04: "If  he refuse to take lier to be his wife  he shall 1)0 mulct in tho sum of $500  or less, as his estate may be, except  and always if he can make it appear  that he is betrothed to another woman then he shall be free."  CHEAP ONE WAY RATES TO THE  WEST VIA GREAT NORT1I-  ER1ST  RAILWAY.  Effective daily during March and  April, cheap one way , Colonist tickets will be issued from all stations  in Ontario to all points on the Great  Northern Ry. in the States of Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, also all points in British Col-  lumbia.  On Marcli 1st, 8th, 15, 22nd and  29th, and April 5th, 12th, 19th,  26th, ono way second class tickets  will be issued from Chicago to points  in Nortli Dakota at greatly reduced  rates.  Full information as to timo of  trains, berth rates in Tourist Sleeper, also literature on - any of the  above States on application to Chas.  W���������Gr.aves,���������District-Pdsscnger_Agont7  G King St. West, Room 12, Toronto,  or F. I. Whitney, General Passenger  Agent, St. Paul, Minn.  C/&Z, <cd 4irie������ct^7te^  47uwnet4ir4. <fV0V7i' ciem^.^Vrcamyr',  tk/he> 4p<no ������trtriiJksri4, tyrf*  THE FEDERAL LIFE  ASSURANCE COMPANY  OF CANADA*  TWENTY.SECOND   ANNUAL  STATEMENT.  The twenty-second annual meeting of the sharerSolders of the Federal LIfs  Assurance company oi. Canada was held ax the head office of tne company ia  Hamilton ou Tuesuay, March 1, 190,4.    The President, Mr. David Lexter, ia  the chair.  The following reports and financial statement wero submitted.  .     ��������� DIKECTORS' REPOHT  Your directors have the honor to present tlie report and Hnancial statement of the company for the year, which closed on tihe 31st December, 1903  and duly vouched for by the auditors.  The new business of the year consisted of one thousand nine hundred anil  arty-seven applications for insurance, aggreg?3ting J2,S41.250, of which nineteen hundred and sixteen applications for $2,748,172.50 were accepted.  As in previous years, the income of the company shows a gratliylng increase, and the assets of the company have been increased by J251.572.89,  and/have now reached $1,893,960.70, exclusive of guarantee capital.  The security for policy holders, including guarantee capital, amounted at  the closo of the year to ?2,763,9C0.70. and the liabilities for reserves and all  outstanding claims, $1,711,200, showing a surplus ot $1,052,700.70. Exclusive  of uncalled guarantee capital, the surplus to policy holders was $182,760.70.  Policies on aeveuty lives became claims through deat'h, to the amount of  $130,234,62. of which $2,000 was reinsured In other companies.  Including cash dividends and dividends applied to the reduction of premiums. $41,770.87, with annuities, the total payments to policy holders amounted  to $204,018.49. . ^  Careful attention has been given to the Investment of the company's  funds, in first-elass bonds, mortgage securities, and loans on tht? company'^  policies, amply secured by reserves. Our inve3tmenes have yielded a very  satisfactory rate of interest.  Expenses have been confined to a reasonable limit, consistent with due  efforts for new business.  The results of the year indicate a most gratifying progress. Compared  wltCa the preceding year, the figures submitted by the directors for your approval show an 3dvaw*e of fifteen per cent, in assets.  The assurances carried by the company now amount to $14,945,249.50, upon which tho company holds reserves to tbe full amount required by law, and,  In addition thereto, a considerable surplus.  The field officers and.agents of the company are Intelligent and loyal, and  are entitled to much credit for their able representation of the company's interests. Tho members of the ofllce staff have also proved faithful in tho  company's services.  Your directors resret to report the death of Mr. T. H. >.fac*!herson, the  Second Vice-President of the company, and s. Tabled member of the Executsvo  Committee. The vacatur thus caused was filled by the election of the Rev.  Dr. Potts. DAVID DF5XTER. President and Managing Director.  AUDITORS' REPORT.  To the President and Directors of the Federal Life Assurance Company     '  Gentlemen,���������We have carefully audited the books end records cf your  company for the year ending 31st December last, and have certified to their  accuracy.  The cash and journal vouchers have heen closely examined, and agree  ���������with the entries recorded.  The debentures, bonds, etc., in the possession of the company have been  '.ncpectod, whilst those-deposited with the Government or banks bave been  verified by certificate, the total agreeing with the amount as shown in the  statement of assets.  The accompanying statements, viz.. revenue and assets and liabilities,  show the result of the year's operations, and. also, the financial position of the  company. Respectfully submitted,  H. S. STEPHEN'S, CHARLES STIFF, Auditors.  Hamilton, 1st March, 1904.  Financial Statement for 1903.  Premium and annuity income S4S7.S31 77  "iterest and rents      73,264 63  -; $      574,196 40  Paid to policy holders  $2<">-!01S 49  All other payments  ...  Balance   Assets, Dec. 31, 1903.  Debentures and bonds    Mortgages   Loans on policies, bonds, stocks, etc '.   All other assets   Liabilities.  "Reserve fund   Claims awaiting proofs      Other liabilities      Surplus on policy holders' account   Assets   ������*   Guarantee capital   172.078 08  197,799 23  574,196 40  ..$���������549,742 20  .. 639.431 93  .. 280.53S 58  .. 424.247 99   ?  1,893,960  11  70  .$1,641.50<) 38 "  38,500 00  31.190 62  182.760 70   $  . .1 *12 SCO 70  870.000 00  1,893.960  2 7������3.<T>'>  2 748.172  70   $   $  70  50  Tn'n.1 security   ���������  Po'ides were Issued assuring     Total  Insurance  in   force    ���������*.* .*14 945 2������ B������  The forcoin* rerorts and statement we**e rcce'ved ���������***. adopted on (he  motion  of President  David  Dexter.  Beconded  by  Vice-President LIcuL-Col.  Korrs. . ...        . Lll.  The retlrine: directors -**t*. rft.e!eot*������d. n**d at a Biir^enn-nt meetlne o* th*  dtreeto'rs th** rol'owlrc'offieers were re-elected: Mr. Tif.vld D^ter. President  and-Managlng-Director: _Lieut.-Col._Kems_and _Rev._Dr._.Poiy,^^e-Pi^jdent&_  Trnio Kcniiilc���������"Look here; do you  nicrrn to tell mc that I have got  such an ugly-looking nose ,as that?"  Fliotogrnrjhci���������"But my apparatus  cannot lie, madam." Irnto Fnmala���������  "Xlicn, for goodness' ������nkc, go and  get ono thot can,."  There exists in .Paris a famous pro-  f" l*e_it; and'they never;,belch It up  feasor,  Pcro Tlble,    who,   to  describe ,���������co-ff*, '  ���������'We all know  him in his own words, is an "engraver upon human skin." He lives in  the Groveller quarter. As a kind of  permanent advertisment hc exhibits  his left arm, on which are "engraved." In order, all tho Presidents of  the Republic from Thiers to Loubet.  On the professor's body,  it is stated  that Postum is a  sunshine maker. I find it helps one  greatly for wo do not have to - think  of aches and pains all the time, and  can use our minds for other things."  Name given ; by Postum Co.7 Battle  Creek, Mich.  The  one who has to  bother      with  is to bc found the whole history    of coffee aches and pains is badly h'andi-  Frarrco���������portraits      of    Charlemagne, capped  in the race for fame and for-  Hcnri IV.,  Jonn of Arc, Louis XVI., tune.        Postum    is   a wonderful re-  Robcjpiorr, Napoleon, Uomhctta, and builder.    There'a a reason,  olhorit,   with  escuttheons,  fascs,  Bag Look in each package for the fam-  trophles,     and     simitar     ornaments ous little booT,  "Thc Road to Well-  iralore^ ville."  Little Bravca.���������Old time a quarter-  a-box " Purgers"are quitting the field in  whole battalions. Dr. Agnew's Little Pills  at 10 cents a vial are driving them out at all  points. Because they act gently, more  effectively, oevor pain, and are easy to take.  Sick Headacho succumbs to ono dose. 60  "You misjudge mo," said the hypocrite, reproachfully. "I admit I am  a poor, weak mortal, but lying is  not of my failings." "It certainly  Is not," agreed the h^d-headed  man. "It is one of your successes/*  "Well, boys," said the schoolmaster, as he prepared to take his seat  ono mild: March morning, "I suppose you aro all prepared for an  early spring ?". "Yes, sir," said  tho small boy who was invariably  blamed for everything, "but I want  to tell you T ''idn't put it on your  chair." Then, jhe schoolmaster discovered the bent pin and the spring  was postponed.  Ever Felt That Death  Would be WelGome ?  Mrs.   Margaret  Smith     often     did  until7 Dr. Agnew's  Cure, for    the  Heart  gavo her new    hope    and  cured her heart and nerves.  "I waa for two years', a sroat sufferer  from  heart  trouble and  iiervoirsncHS.-'-At  tlmus   J   was  confined   to   bed,   when   iny  pd.11>  was so  intense  that   I   worn*1   novo  welcomed   death   with   Joy.     I   was     attracted   to Dr.  Afrnew's  Curo     for      the  'Heart:--by.'reading     of     some  wonderful  cures   wrought  by  It.     One   ilfifieA    gave  mo  relief     111   UO  'minutes.-. After  trsinc  four bottles I can truly sny T never felt  better      In     my   life."���������Margaret   Smith.  Brussels,   Ont. 23  Ur. Agnew's PI1I5, 40 doses roc.  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P5 TOOOMTO  Poultry,  Butter,  Eggs,  Honey,  Apples,  ALt    KINDS   OP  TRUITS  And Farm Produce generally^  consign it to ns  an J we will get  you good pricu.  THE  Dawson Commission Co.,  t'HITIK  An admirable Tood  of tha  ��������� E PPS'S  Finest quality and flavour.  COCOA  Nutritious and Economical.  48���������21  Toaswio.  Dyeing!   Gleaning!  *rorth������T������rkM<iw4Fomrv������rfc*tot*M  " BRITISH AMERICAN DTKINS C0.M  Look for MT������t In joar tovn, oypwaa AItm*.  Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebaa  WASHINGTON  EXCURSIONS  VIA  LACKAWANNA  RAILROAD  MARCH 18. APRIL 18  $10���������FROM   BUFFALO���������$10.  Good 10 days���������Over Pooono Mountains���������Through Delaware G-ap-i  Philadelphia and Baltimore.  Is-ii*) N'o. 14���������04. m[  VICTOR  BARGAIN FACTS      ITEMS OF INTEREST.       QUICK SELLING PRICES  Blouse and Shirt Waist Sale  We  arc   offering SPECIAL PRICES on TWO HUNDRED NEW THIS SEASON'S BLOUSES AND   SHIRTWAISTS, the  very   latest   Spring   Goods.    Every   Lady   should   sec   these   goods   before   buying elsewhere.    Get Ready for the Hot Weather.  Ladies' Underwear  And Costumes at Reduced Prices.  Made-Up Dresses  For Children in White   and   Colored   at  20 per cent, discount.  Robes and Cloaks  For Babies at 20 per cent, discount.  Colored Muslin  AND ORGANDIES.  Regular Price���������50e   and   40c.    Now   20c.  Per Yard.  Regular Price���������20c. and 15c.   Now 8c. per  Ivard,  Dress Goods  AT CUT PRICKS  Every piece of Colored Dross Goods  reduced in price. Some at less than wholesale prices. Our Sale prices includes this  season's new poods in Voiles, Venetians,  Tweeds, Homespun, Serges, Lustres and all  other lines.  Boots and Shoes  ��������� We have the well known. American Shoe  for Men.���������THE HARLOW SHOE CO.  In Canadian Shoes-THE TWENTIETH  CFNTURY BRAND.  In Ladies' and Children's Shoes we have  a full range of sizes, new and up-to-date.  Men's Furnishings  We have one. of tlie largest and most  complete Men's Furnishing Departments in  the city, full of new and up-to-date Spring  Goods at lowast prices.  HATS, TIES, SUSPENDERS, GLOVES,  HOSIERY in all the best makes.  COLORED SHIRTS, WHITE SHIRTS,  Soft and Stiff Fronts���������the newest Spring  designs���������none better.  BOYS' COLORED SHIRTS���������In stripes  and checks with Collar.  *���������  Black Sateen Shirts with Collar.  White nnd Colored without Collars.  Boys' Balbriggan Underwear���������a full range  of sizes.  Men's Furnishings  SUITS AND UNDERWEAR  MEN'S UNDERWEAR���������Our stock certainly is good. Natural Wool, Cashmere  Balbriggan. Black B ilhriggan, fast colors.  Prices S1.00 per Suit up.  MEN'S READY-TO-WEAR SUITS AND  ODD PANTS���������Just opened up 50 Suits  from one of the Irest manufacturers.  These Suits were bought late in the Season  at a price. We are offering some way  below regular prices.  BOY'S SUITS���������In Youths' three-piece  Suits���������Nick Suits, Wash Suits, Odd Coats  and Pants for the hot weather. In looking  through these lines you will find just the  goods you want for the little folks.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City    .    .    ���������    ���������    ���������    -    ���������  Free 'Bus meets all train  Hourly Street Car.   *  Fare 10 Cents.  Front Street.  We have a large number of lines which we want.to reduce. We will give  von a good discount on any of them. Wo arc going to make our Showrooms  considerably larger aiul we will give yen all kinds of tempting offers to help  us reduce our stock in order tlrrtt we mav cany out our alterations. ASK  FOR DISCOUNT.  John E.  Cabinet Making:  Upholstering*  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE STORE  Plcturo Framing-.  THE MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS.  *5S*5-  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  REID & YOUNG  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  PAT. SEPT.. 1900.  R. HOWSON &   0.,  FURNITURE DEALERS  AGENTS FOR THE " OSTERMOOR" MATTRESS  HOUSE  (LEANING  * If you are  going  to Taper  tire  House   this   Spring put  on lhe Newest and Prettiest  Patterns.  *  CANADA DRUG  & BOOK COMPANY.  See Our Sample Book.  aa********************  ���������The best Hummocks at lowest prices  nt Bews' Drug Store.  of  Mv.  R.   H,  citv this morn-  BORN.  Gra.ha.m���������On  Wednesday, June 8th,  to Dr. and Mrs. Graham, a son.  Rae���������On  Wednesday.   June   Sth, to  Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Rae, a daughter.  LOCALISMS  ���������Refrigerators at R. Howson's Furniture Store.  ���������FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET���������  Apply at the Herald office,  The young ladies of the city are holding an "At Home" in Selkirk Hall  to-morrow* evening.  ���������Just opened up a stock of Crockery-  ware at John E. Wood's Furniture  Store.  The  members of Loyalty Lodge. S.  -'0.==E-.=are^specially���������req'uested=-to be=tn'  attendance   on   Tuesday,   June   14th.  Tliis is a regular meeting.  ���������Large assortment of Carpets, Rugs  and Floor Oils at R. Howson's Furniture Store,  Engineer Howard McRae, of Field,  and bride passed through the city on  yesterday's No. 1, on their honeymoon  trip to the coast.  ���������Another large shipment of Oilcloths  and Linoleums at John E. Wood's  Furniture Store.  Fireman Saunders who fell off his  engine near Laggan recently is around  again, a multi-colored eye being the  only evidence of his lucky mishap.  ���������Cool weather for Soda's and Ice  Cream���������but remember us when the  hot days come. The Red Cross Drug  Store."  Hewitt Bostock of Ducks, B. C, is  the successful aspirant to the vacancy  in the Senate caused by the death of  Senator Reid.'  ���������Our's are the liest in the city ��������� we  refer to our latest Souvenier views of  Revelstoke's scenery. The Red Cross  Drug Store.  The Right Reverend Bishop Don-  tenweill officiated at high mass last  Sunday morning in the Catholicchurch  and later in the day confirmed fifteen  members cf the Sunday school class.  The wife and child  Layfield, arrived in the  ing from New Zealand.  ���������Heint.:nian   Pianos  at R. Howson's  Furniture Store on easy payments.  Ivan Sutherland left on Sunday  night on a visit to his aiinfc near  Nanaimo.  ���������The only Butter Scotch (McGregor's)  10 and 15c. at Bews' Drug Store.  left orr Sunday  a visit to her  ill.    Mrs. Lund  Mrs. G. Her,s>oiii  night for Veuion on  sister who is seriously  accompanied her.  ���������Souvenier Goods.views of scenery irr  and around Revelstoke, the latest out.  See our window. The Red Cross  Drug Store,  C. A. Warren, Golden's genial postmaster, passed through the city on  Sunday en route to the I. O.'O. F.  con ventiou at Rossland.  See advertisement on the front page  of The Revelstoke Insurance Agency  calling attention to their special sale  of pianos and organs by well known  makers.  F. Carter-Cotton, M.P.P.. has been  duly sworn in as president of the council "vice Hon. F. J. Fulton recently  appointed to the jiortfolio of provincial secretary.  A meeting of True Blue Lodge will-  be held in the Oddfellow's Hall,? on  Friday, the 10th inst. A large attendance is requested as important business  will be transacted.  R. E. Gosnell, who is so woll known  throughout the Province and in fact  all over the Dominion as a statistician  and author of exceptional ability has  leturnetUto-the^journalistic-field-liav-,  ing accepted the editorship of the  Victoria Colonist.  Jas. D. Fraser, whose promotion to  chief train despatcher was mentioned  in our last issue, spent Monday in the  city visiting old friends leaving Tuesday morning to enter upon his official  duties at Nelson. Mrs. Fraser and  family who are at present in Vancouver will take up their residence in  Js'elson shortly.  Luxurious  Animals  People who ought to know  have decided long ago that'  Sponges are animals.  Whether they are animals or  vegetables, the fact remains'  that there is nothing more  luxurious for bathing than a  good sponge.  We have a fine stock of good,  strong, *well shaped thirsty  fellows that add greatly to the  plenum e of a bath.  Thpy are especially in demand at this season when hob  weather is an added incentive  to frequant bathing.  ALL  SIZES  AND   PRICKS.  W. BEWS, Phm.  Druggist and Stationer,  Next Hume Block.  B.  Mrs. Thos. Kilpatrick, wife of the  C.P.R. superintendent, intends leaving Saturday next, taking baby with  her, on a visit to parents and friends  in Prince Edward Island.  Monday's southbound was crowded  with delegates to the T. O. O. F. convention at Rossland. Messrs. A. E.  ICincaid and A. J. Stone are representatives from Revelstoke.  C. B. Paget, who has been the guest  of bis brother Dean Paget at Calgary,  bus returned and reports- that the  prairie city has made great progress  since his previous  visit two years ago.  Mrs. T. H. Dunne entertained the  members of the Colleen Bawn at her  home on Thursday evening last. A  pleasant tirrre "was spent with cards  and music. A light lunch was served  at midnight by the hostess.  The customs department has been  notified that after .June 7th all entries  were to be received "subject to  amendment."' This is in view of expected changes ��������� being made in the  tarilf regulations at Ottawa.  Mr. Thos. Taylor. M.P.P., wa.s a  passenger on .Monday's southbound  and before his return to the city purposes making a complete tour of the  southern part of the constituency to  ascertain the views of the electorate.  At the regular monthly meeting of  No. 2 Fire Brigade on Monday evening  W. A. Foote was elected Chief in  place of J. A. McLean who Ilia left  the city. E. E. Adair was elected  assistant chief.  Three pupils of the public school,  Maud Hyatt, Bessie Lawson, Grace  Somes and a youth named McDonald  are candidates for the McGill matriculation examination. Dr. Sutherland  lias been appointed the local examiner  for this well known university.  -=We;are--pleasod-to-n(>tr.'-thfi t-Mr, A.  McPhail one of the express messengers  running south lias so far recovered  from the effects of the successful  operation performed upon him. for  appendicitis as to be discharged from  the hospital. He hopes to be able to  resume his duties shortly.  ���������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 Teleptioxk Appmance  Co., One Madison Ave., Dept F. A.D.  New York City. m2G Im  This morning's No. 2 came in two  sections owing to the large number of  passengers who have come from the  Australian commonwealth, many of  whom are on a visit to the St. Louis.  Exposition. The steamer which  brought them broke two records, one  for time and the other the number of  passengers carried.  The entrance examinations will  commence next Monday, June 13th.  Dr. .1. W. Cross has given a gold  medal to be awarded to the pupil of  the Revelstoke public school who  obtains the highest percentage in the  examinations. A decided improvement is noticeable in the attendance  since the abatement of the scarlet  fever.  From remarks made on the street  there is not thc slightest doubt that if  the other towns send a.s large a representative body of their citizens to  Vernon on the Glorious Twelfth as  Revelstoke that the Orangemen will  jubilate over a bumper celebration  surpassing all records for the interior.  The low rate of $2.70 round trip from  Revelstoke as well as the recognized  hospitality of the people of Vernon  and the scenic beauties to be enjoyed  in that vicinity will prove so attractive, that we anticipate it may result  in the temporary depopulation of our  city.   Hurrah for the Twelfth I  Lacrosse.  The executive committee on Monday  night decided on Mondays, Thursdays  and Fridays as practice nights. Arrangements have been made With the  Vernon team for a game here on  Wednesday, June 22nd, "An invitation has been received from Nelson for  a game there "on Dominion Day which  will likely be. accepted..  In view of the above dales players  are requested..to turn out regularly for  practice.  Drowning at Nakusp  Tuesday morning Dr. J. W. Cross,  coroner, accompanied by Geo. Knapp,  undertaker, left for Nakusp. called  tliere by the untimely death of John  Genellc, one of the firm of Genelle  Bros. So far as cap. be learned,  deceased who had charge of the logging for the company, stepped off the  tug "Yale*' and striking his head upon  a boom of logs that was alongside,  fell into the water and was not recovered until five hours later.  The Spyglass.  J. A. Magee was in the city Monday  having just come up from Poplai'  where the prospects of his company's  property, The Spyglass, he reports are  exceedingly encouraging. A gang of  men was skirted on the -1st of this  month and will continue to work right  along. Mr. Magee, who is on his way  to the coast, expects to return to Poplar about June 20th in order to meet  soiti e~o f 11 le'T'astern s tfTck liol d ers "who  are coining out to visit the pioperty.  ������>vyv\v>A^v*A^*vyAi^vv*v\v������i/y>  &Very person  Who   Has-Seen  Our  New  Souvenier   Goods  -Jat/s  They Are The Host In The  City.   They Are Selling  Very  Rapidly  So.  You Had Better Come Soon  And Make Yottr Selection  SEE   OUR    WINDOW  FOR PROOF  OF  THEIR BEAUTY  J. A. BUCKHAM  Red Oross Drugstore.  Mackenzie Ave  >^A*^V^^^^^^^>^^t**j>**>***<A**?  THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  LIMITED.  IMPORTERS   AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  Manufacturers  of Aerated Waters  E/BYELSTOKB,  IB.   O.  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty*.  ty  '. Jr. .it. Jr. Jr. i  tty ty ty tyi  OF  Clothing, taislife Slums, Etc  STARTS ON  GOOD  RANCHE  Homecoming of Mr  and  John Laughton  Mrs.  Our  genial    townsman,   Mr.   John  Laughton  of the Union Hotel, is back  again   from an  enjoyably spent vacation   ot   three   months   renewing old  friendships of days  that are past and  visiting  scenes  of  boyhood   recollections.     On   his way east he travelled  via   Toronto and  liuffulo spending a  few days sight seeing and calling upon  relatives and friends but upon landing  in Liverpool, the great shipping  port  of the  world  was  not sufficiently attractive to hold  him more than a few  hours as he was anxious to reach hin  native land where in the ancient town  of Stromne^s in the Orkney Islanda on  the 28th day of April he wm joined in  the holy bonds of matrimony to Miss  Margaret Robertson   the .sweetheart of  his school hoy days. The happy couple  made   a   tour   together   through   the  Highlands,   visited   Perth,   Inverness  and   other  historic    points   of   Auld  Scotia and     on   tho   21st   May   they  turned tlieir faces westward and after  short   stops   at   Brandon,   Man., and  Golden, B. C., reached home on Saturday last.  The lira bald extends hearty  congratulations coupled with the best  wishes   that   thc   happy   couple may  enjoy   a   long    and    prosperous   life  together.  For Sale  WATCH FOR HANDBILLS  AND STUDY THE PRICES  WE QUOTE  1 Macdonald & Monteith  J FIRST STREET  JT. JT. JT. Jr. Jri JT. .���������T, JT, Jr. JT. JT. Jr. JT, JT. .*T. JT. JT. Jr. JT, JT. .**% Jr. JT. JT. Jr. Jr.  ���������ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty~  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  to HERALD  OFFICE.  DR. MORRISON  Dentist  Successor to Dr. Curry.  GOLD CROWN & BRIDGE WORK  LOST CERTIFICATE.  Delinquent Assessment Notice.  To Whom It "/lay Concern.  Take notice Unit stock certificate Number CI  in Kevelstoke and McCullough Creek Hydraulic Mining Co., Ltd., for Mo shares will bo sold  at the heud ollico of this Company at ltevelstoke on July tind next at 2 p. in..to cover two  calls due on the same amounting to |100, together with cost of advertising and other  charges. Terms of sale���������Cash. New certificate  will be issued to the purchasers for 80 per cent  paldstock.  JOUND..SIBBALD,  "���������-������������������' Kec.-Trcas.  A   SPECIALTY.  DENTAL PARL03S  Over Bews' Drug Store.,  SINGER  ion fiom  FIRST CLASS $2  PER  DAY HOUSE  Choloe Brands of Wineo, Liquors  and Cigrars.  J. LAUGHTON, Prop.  First.  Street.  Sewing Machi^s  Can lie purchased on  payment- of $5.00 per  mon tli.  Anybody wan tin 13 a,  first-class Singer Hewing Machine on easy  terms, can get theni  from  H. Manning, Agt.  Mackenzie Avenue.  AUCTION SALE  ...     _OF-;  200   HORSES  '������������������-. AT THE .  Stock Yards, Calgary  Comprising Draught Horses, General Purpose, Drivers,' Saddle  Horses, Cow Ponies, Stallions  FRIDAY,  ON  ,  JUNE  AT 10 A. M.  10 th,  Entries should be sent in without  delay.  Animals should bc on thc grounds  the day before or not later than  S a. m. on-morning' of sale, for inspection of buyers^" and proper  ���������classification of errtries.  The Alberta Stock Yards  Company,   Limited  P. O. Box, 846 Calgary  Room 24, Herald Block  IS  r^*wii*sm.Tr*^^i^i  .-naV^ir*-*4U* i^y-J mxssats


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