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 Ai  '\  r  A^rx Cy,  ^  r'  #>  AT*TX3  vii   2j.  2904  RAILWAY    MEN'S   JOURNAL  R!A-  o  Vol   XIV: NO. 47  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  JUNE 2, 1904  $2 OO a Year in Advance  f & CO., li  DEPARTMENT   STORE.  New  Spring"  Underwear  Ih' light weighf wove,  Balbriggan and Linen  Mesh. We have a special Natural Wool, in a  good Summer weight at  per garment  SI .50  \BIack Cashmere English  Goods all wool and perfect colors.  Black Balbriggan, a perfect Washing Black, nice  cool stuff for the warm  days.    At per garment  75c  Boys' "Washing  -   *������*f  Blouses and  \*'J-  Wash Suits  Chambray   Suits  to,fit    boys  . from,  3  to . 7 ' years   df age.  "i Wh**'I luI n *B*MJf  *        Nicely made and trimmed.  Wlllnn 1   '  ' At per Suit  " 4l/ffjf  $1.85  Come and See.  spL  Ladies' Spring  and Summer  Underwear  Nice, Cool Knitted Wear Vests,  nicely trimmed at each,  20c,   25c,   35c.  Black  Tights   or   Drawers   for  Ladies and Children.  Ladies' *  Shoes  Wc nre making a  Sdeeiiilty of Ladies'  Shoes for Friday and  Saturday. We are  offering a Ladies'  Vici Kid Laced Shoe,  McKay sewn, Oak  Tan Sole. Regular  $3, go Shoe for  82>50  Wash Goods  and Skirts  This is the season when you  require Prints, Gingham,  Linens and Cliambrays. We  have these. We have a special line of Striped Chambray  at I2J*jC.      <  Wash Skirts, nice, cool_ and  Very Dresey, irr Lined Pique,  and Duck. We have a special line at  SI.50  l>  (. B. HIM & (fl,  Department Store.  GLEAN CUT  AND DEFINITE  Choice Now up to the People  ���������Grand Trunk Pacific Debate���������Conservative Votes cast  for Public Ownership.  The following are a few extracts  from the splendid speech of R. L. Borden, leader of the Conservative party,  in the Dominion House, on the third  reading of the Grand Trunk Pacific  Railway Bill:       '  " We do not propose that the voice  of the people of Canada shall be stifled  and we declare that if the Conservative party is returned to power at the  next general election it will enact such  legislation as will enable the will of  the people to prevail over the will of  this corporation, however great and  however powerful it may be.  " The people of Canada, if they realize their own strength, are and will be  greater than any corporation, greater  than all corporations. (Loud cheers.)  They do not have the same organization or the same capacity to combine,  hut their power whsn exerted to the  full is at all times irresistable.  " If it is the will of the people of  Canada, as declared by their voice at  the next election, that another railway from ocean ttvoce'an shall be  built, owned and 'controlled by rthe  people' of Canada, and not by the  Grand Trnnk Railway Company, if it  is the will of the people that we shall  assume not only nine-tenths but ten-  teuths of the obligations necessary to  construct another transcontinental  road and by that means to own and  control a" national railway highway  from the 'Atlantic to the' Pacific, the  Conservative party, if ^returned to  power, is prepared, in accordance with  the will of the people so expressed, to  place upon the statute book of Canada  sucli"legisIation���������as^"will -enable that  result ��������� to hie' accomplished with the  least possible 'delay. ���������> (Prolonged Conservative cheers.)  , *'.It is for.the people to decide. - We  shall abide, indeed we must abide, by  their verdict. But let them understand that- they have a chance; that  the door is not closed.  " By expropriation' or by ai.y other  fair and just policy we shall dairy out  the will of the people. Let them determine whether Canada shall have a  government owned railway or a railway owned government. (Prolonged  Conservative cheers.)   q  " The sanctity of contracts demands  that the legitimate rights of the promoters of this undertaking shall be  respected. There must be no repudiation. They shall not be put to any  loss, but at the same time the country  shall not be required to pay the many  prospective, or speculative, or unreasonable profits.  Against the Grand Trunk Railway  we harbor no ill-will. We realize the  work it has done in Canada. It is entitled to and it will receive the fullest  justice at our-nurds.' By"tfittt~justice  it shall receive such running rights  over the extended government lines as  will give it complete and ample access  to the Northwest. But those rights  must be accompanied with stipulations  adequately conserving and protecting  the public interests of our great national ports." (Loud Conservative  cheers.)  I Special Meeting of City Council  I A special meeting of the city council was held on Saturday evening for  tho put-pose of receiving and considering thc report of the committee of the  entire council on tho subject of additional water supply.  The committees report recommended that supply be obtained from Bridge  Creek by piping to a reservoir to be  constructed on the hill opposite the  northerly end of Mackenzie avenue iu  close proximity to the C. P. lt. water  tank.  After short discussion relative to  the adequacy of Bridge Creek the  report was adopted.  The plan is to convey the water by  means of wooden pipes of 8-inch diameter along the route surveyed by  Mr. A. P. Cummins and in accordance-wfth the specifications of Mr.  Smith, P.L.S. The;delivery pipe carrying the water from the reservoir to  the present main is; to be 12-inch in  diameter. ��������� The preliminary work has  already been initiated. Ifc is intended  to defray costs entailed by this much  needed improvement oat- of current  year's revenue.  ARE SOLD FOR  $200,000.00  The Kingston" and McMinnville  Groups in Fish River Camp  Purchased by Eastern Capitalists.  ��������� ,ti iti 1'  '* iti **%**  >t. ������Ti ***** ***** ***** **T* ***** .*r. **&* **&* m**** m*M*a ���������*��������������� iTi  f **y **y **v %*V l*V'+' %*V l*V lV %*V %V %*V ,+l l+l V V  JAP FORCES  OCCUPY DALNY  $2.70 to Vernon and Return.  The C. P. R. will send out a special  train on the morning of the 12th July,  to intending visitors to Vernon, where  the Orangemen of the interior this  year will celebrate. The fare for the  round trip is $2.70.  Over One* Hundred Warehouses and all Docks Except  the Great Pier Uninjured'���������  Famine in Newchwang/- j  _Washington, June, 1.���������;The Japanese legation today gave' out "the  following dispatch from the home government at Tokyo: '_ -' ~ .  "Gen. Oku, commanding the army  operating against Port Arthur, reports  that our troops occupied Dalny on May  30. '"Over 100 warehouses and barracks  besides telegraphy office and railway  station, -were found*"uninjured. . Over-  200 railway cars'are* usable,'-but, all  small railway bridges in the neighborhood are destroyed. All dock . piers  except the great pier, which was sunk,  remain _ uninjured. Some steam  launches were also found at the mouth  of the dock."  The London Daily Mail's correspondent at Newchwang says : Some  Chinese fugitives at Port Arthur ..who  have arrived here describe the situation of the inhabitants there as  desperate. Famine prices exist. The  cost of provisions increases weekly.  Many persons ' arev-reduced to eating  Chinese food, and even that is dear.  Millet flour costs $6 a bag. Whole  streets and several public buildings  have been wrecked by Japanese shell  fire. The hospitals are packed with  sick and wounded.  Tbe work of repairing the damaged  warships has been stopped. All civilians have been given military duties  General health of the inhabitants is  good, except the Chinese, who are  dying of starvation. Theft has been  miule.puiiishable_by_death.__The_rail-  way is completely destroyed as far as  Kinchou aud Wafangtion.  At Wafangtien there are 15,000  Japanese troops, but uo.sigu of troops  further north. During the fighting nt  Kinchou 200 Chinese were killed by  Japanese fire.  The  sale of  the  Kingston and McMinnville groups of free-gold claims,  which  was reported in the columns of  the Camborne Miner some weeks ago,  has   been   verified   this   week by  the  arrival in town of a party of Portland  and McMinnville, Ore., men, representing the majority of shares in the two  companies  owning   these   properties,  for the  purpose of  completing work  necessary to obtaining crown grants.  .After the grants are issued they will  be deposited in the Imperial Bank at  Revelstoke, when  the parties purchasing the properties will deposit $20,000,  being a first payment on the sale price  of $200,000.  The party consists of P. R. Block-  berger, E. Wright, G. W. Olds, R. B.  McDonald, E. Ruflfner, T. A. Whyte,  Mr. Miller and M. U. Gortner. Kenneth Burnett, P.L.S., of Rossland, is  also with the party for the purpose of  surveying the claims. A favorable  report' on the Kingston and McMinnville groups has been given by the  mining expert who examined the pioperties last October for the intending  purchasers.  The Kingston. group comprises the  Kingston/Pittoek, Maggie R. Tongue,  Senator and Howard fraction, while  the McMinnville group is made up of  the Ishpeming and 'Houghton mineral  claims.  A deal of work,has been done on the  Kingston group, and more ��������� is now  being conducted in the two tunnels  which at present aie in 30 and 63 feel  respectively. " The 03 foot tunnel being  BOURNE  ���������$- Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Bacon, Hams,  Eggs,  Groceries  and  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc.  ���������* ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS   RECEIVED  I BOURNE BROS.  ? MACKENZIE AVENUE.  '. jfc. .*r. JT, Jr. JT. JT. Jr. i'r. Jr. JT. Jr. JT. JT. Jr. Jr. .*T. jr. jr. .'  TVp ipty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty *.  100 feet lower,'* vertically, than1 th'e 50  >������d6tJtuh'nel.'"*vBoth*'tunnels'are* being  driven "on* the large-lead of.*��������� free-gold  quartz, which-is 42 feet in width.- The  .McMinnville group has not been developed as largely as' the Kingston,  but it is thought that operations now  in progress on the McMinnville group  ���������consisting of tunnel and surface  work���������will prove this property to be  equally as valuable as the Kingston  group. Aveiage assays from the  Kingston   give   $15   in   gold per ton,  the  per  Eye   Examinations Made  Glasses fitted by Ihe  GREAT   WEST   OPTICAL   CO.'S  SPECIALISTS. at    ALLUM'S    JEWELRY   STORE,  Revelstoke, Head Office of The   Great  West   Optical   Co.,  Ltd., Vancouver.    Capitalization $100,000.  All work fully Covered by the Company guarantee.  Convicted of Double Murder.  whilst  assays   on  samples   from  Loyal Orange Lodge.  A special meeting of L. O. L., 1658,  will be held at W." Fleming's studio,  this Thursday evening. Business of  importance. All members are requested  to be present.  The Glorious Twelfth.  Tlie members of the Orange Lodge  at Vernon, are completing arrangements for a grand celebration in that  town on tbe 12th of July next. All  lodges from the interior will be there  to take part in the proceedings. During the day speeches will be delivered  and a splendid programme of athletic  sports will take place. Visitors will  also be able to pay a visit tip some of  the excellent fruit ranches near Vernon, including Lord Aberdeen's famous  farm. The C. P. R. will send out a  special early on the morning of the  12th. Tickets for the round trip being 92.70.  Baseball.  A well attended and enthusiastic  meeting was held on Monday night at  rooms of Columbia Athletic Club, J.  Guy Barber in the chair. .The  following officers \v*ere elected :  Patron���������Ed. Corning.  Hon. Pres.���������Thos. Kilpatrick.  President���������A. E. Kincaid.  Sec.-Treas.������������������ E. B. Biggar.  Manager���������R. Jones.  Committee���������E. Sturdy, D. R. Calder, Frank Sousie.  The club will be known as Columbia  Athletic Baseball Club. Membership  fee was fixed at $1.  McMinnville  average  about  $12  ton. >  The Kingston and McMinnville people show commendable enterprise by  the manner in which they are pushing  development on their properties, and  it is hoped that the deal for the two  groups���������which is at present on paper  ���������will be successfully accomplished.���������  Camborne Miner,  Norman Williams was found guilty,  at Portland, Ore., on Saturday, on the  charge of murdering Ahna Nesbitt on  the stormy night of March 8, 1000. * It  is claimed by the state that she wtis  his wife. Evidence was put in to prove  that nearly a year.before the commission of the terrible midnight murder.  Williams and Miss Nesbitt journeyed  to Vancouver, Wash., and were united  in marriage, more than a year before  Williams was divorced.frdm his wife,  therijliving at Dufur,'.Oi*., ^[-v- _  . The pi*lsonec('\vasrnb"t"'alone accused  of slaying Alma'Nesbitf," but .-Uso her  sister. A climax in the state's case  against Williams, was reached when  Dr. Victoria Hampton declared on the  witness-stand that, after 25 comparative tests by the scientific serum process, the stains on the dried gunney  sack found in the ground on the Williams homestead, are human blood and  that the tufts of hair exhumed under  the henhouse were from the heads of  human beings. It wai a tragic scene  when this part of the trial was reached.  There is no doubt this evidence helped  the jury to reach tlieir verdict.  Card of Thanks       ~  ^ '  I wish to ex-press my heartfelt'  thanks to the B. of R. T., r.*0. O. F.,  and the many other friends who 60  willingly rendered every possible  assistance to my late husband during  his illness, and who by their acts of  kindly sympathy .* and forethought  after his death eudeavored to comfort  and relieve, the widow and orphans in  the hour of affliction atid.distress.  Mrs. gT'w. McLeod.  Salmon Arm, May 30th. 1004.  The By-EIection.  Monday was nomination day in the  Kamloops by-election and there being  but the one candidate, Mr. Fulton,  named, ,he was declared elected by the  returning officer.  Says Reil is Alive  The Winnipeg Telegram Monday  niorning published an interview with  a Woodstock man, who -.' says that  Louis Kiel the leader of the breeds in  the -Northwest Rebellion, was not  hanged at Regina, but escaped to  Chicago, where he lived under the  name of Jonathan Matthews, and'ia  now a prosperous rancher near Rollins, Wyo.  Grit Labor Fake.  At a largely attended meeting of tl.e  Iron Moulders' Union lust Friday night  in Montreal, strong resolutions were  passed denouncing the Labor Department of the Dominion Government  and the Labor Gazette. Various  speakers claimed that the Gazette was  not published in the interests of labor,  but of the American and Canadian  Manufacturers' Associations.  Strong exception was taken especially to the statement published in thc  last issue that the iron moulders and  coromakers In Montreal were fully  employed. The shop committee reported many idle, and others had been  forced to accept odd jobs. The, chairman of the out-of-work committee  reported that he was obliged to assist  many foreigners, induced to come to  Canada under the false representations of the immigration agents.  It was decided to inaugueratc a  campaign through Canada with a view  of putting the Labor Gazette out of  business. The delegates to the Trades  and Labor Council were instructed to  attend the next meeting of that body,  and ask that similar action be taken  by them.'  The secretary was instructed to  reply to enquiries from Great Britain  asking if the government agents' representations that work was plentiful  in Canada, were true, to the effect  that the Canadian market is now  flooded, and thousands of Italians and  other foreigners are existing on scarcity. It was decided to hold an entertainment on June 2nd for the purpose  of raising money to assist those out of  employment.  The longshoremen's union of Montreal, the largest local body, has joined  the moulders' demand that the government should abolish the labor department ? and the Labor Gazette-  They have appointed a committee to  take joint action with the moulders.  Cyclone at Brandon.      ���������  A terrific cyclone struck Brandon  on Saturday afternoon, and left destruction in its course. Fortunately  only the southern portion of the city  was in the storm's path, and in that  part there is abundant proof of its  severity.  The main building at the fail-  grounds is in ruins. The large new  -wing--which-was���������begun- carly-in the  season was all but completed, and it.  with the old part, Is now strewn on  the ground.  When the storm struck the structure  several carpenters were at work. All  escaped narrowly with their lives.  Some small houses on the Johnston  estate, which wore in course of erection, were also razed to the ground.  Many fences were flattened.  In the other pints of thc city no  destruction was wrought, but for a  Lime the dust was so thick 111 the air  that it was impossible to see across  the street.  ���������*���������      Card of Thanks'.**     [   ;;'  The Talent Society of St. Peter's -  church desires to express a hearty vote  of thanks to all who took part in the  drama of the Colleen Bawn, and a  special vote of thanks to Mi*. Dunne,  for painting the magnificent scenery,  which helped to make the drama such  a success.   - ; !'  K. Bui-ridge,  Secretary.  Card of Thanks.  The executive of The,Colleen Bawn- ,  entertainment committee beg to ten-  their. hearty thanks to all who assisted;  in making the entertainment such a  splendid success.  Amateur Dramatic Club  A meeting was held at the residence  of Mrs. H. A. Brown last evening at  which the Revelstoke Amateur Dramatic Club was duly organized with  the-following officers:   Hon. Pres.���������Mrs. H. A. Brown.  President���������-W. M. Lawrence.  Secretary���������W. A. Chambers.  Treasurer���������W. Hornell.  Managing Committee���������Jlessrs. Lawrence, Sturdy, Hornell, Chambers and  T. H. Dunne.  Any person desirous of becoming a  member must make application in  writing to the Secretary. Verbal  applications will not be considered.  Paste This in Your Hat  The time card for the dual service  which will commence about the 14th  inst. is as follows :  No. 1   Arrive 2:35 Leave 2:45  No. 07      "    17:25 "   17:45  No. 2        "    23:55 "   24:05  No. 00      "      0:10 "     0:25  The Arrowhead Special will leave at  0:20.  Owing to lack of space the item regarding the horse races on Maj; 24th  was crowded out of our previous issue.  The following were the entries for the  horserace, F.W. Brown, R. Caley, J.  Malev and E, XV. B. Paget. Tbe result of the ti ial heats proved that the  best two horses were those of R. Caley  and E. W. B. Paget, in the final the  horse of the first named secured first  prize, $8. Mr. Paget receiving $5.50 as  his reward, In the ponv race Mr.  Caley's animal carried off first prize  with Mr. W. Fleming's a close second.  The other contestants in this race  were, T. Skinner, A. Carlson and F.  Taylor. In the Consolation race F.  W. Brown's horse proved the -winner,  -Fred Taylor's obtaining second place.  The duties of starter were well performed by W. M. Brown.. A. McRae,  and E. Dupont officiated as judges.''  Diocese of Kootenay,  A meeting of the Synod of the Diocese of Koutenay will be held in this  city on Wednesday and Thursday,  June 8th and 0th. The following is an  outline of the proceedings for the two  days meeting:  Wednesday, June 8th.  7-30 a.m.���������Holy Communion.  0:15 a.m.���������Holy Communion and  Opening Office of the Synod.  10 a.m.���������Fir3t Session of the Synod  in the I. O. O. F. Hall.  2:30 p.m. ���������Second Session.'  8 p.m.���������Choral Evensong. Special  preacher appointed by the Bishop (the  Rev. F. H. Graham, Rector of Nelson).  The Offertory at this, as at all Synod  services, is for Synod expenses.  Thursday, June Oth.  7-30 a.m.���������Holy Communion.  10 a.m.���������Morning Session.  2-30 p.m.���������Afternoon Session.  All meetings of the Synod are open,  and the public are invited to attend.  .Members and adherents of St.  Peter's Church wishing to extend hospitality to the clergy-and lay delegates  attending the Synod will kindly communicate * -with the Rev. O. A*  Procunier. SOURCES ��������� OF . WBAOESr  GEOEGE     KENNAN      OlT  SIA'S  CHANCE.  RUS-  .?���������>  Revolt  Blay  Follow . Increase     of  Tades���������Railroad Has No  Fuei'.  George Kenaaii, tlie ivritcr whoso  primed impressions ol* Hussit^ some  years ago were vivid enough to sc-  trurc his arrest nnd deportation on a  subsequent vi*-.it' U> tho Czar's dominion1*!; has given to tin." Hosion. Trnns-  srrij't arr huerview on tilt* win* in the  East. *��������� lie makes no littcinpt *o  predict the outcome of the .whi*. dis-  cliiiming po.'session of ibe liriuwletlgo  upon which to predicate sticli n judgment; but lie says that victory nitty  lie fully as serious for l'u.s.-*ia as .defeat.- "        '  * *  Mi*-. Kennan soj-s that, while there  are three revolutionary societies  among the ollicerseof |he Russian  army, and while the rcvoltnionnryk  propaganda among the rank mid ,Jile  is of .'coiLsequence chough for the War  '���������"Ministry to take measures for * its  suppression', "it iiiul&.be taken ?;������for  granted that' untie/: the stimulus of  war with a foreign. potVcr tho anxiy  will he found loyal,'" TheVe miiy bfe'a  few individual exceriiions, but as*, a  mass the Russian .soldiets. H-nd sail-  ���������.will  be  founcf? diiing' their  duty.  ors ���������  There arc. in civil life, however, tons  ' of thousands/of "Russians, who would  look with equanimity upon'a national defeat, since without it" limy despair of the overthrow of the hureau-  cracy.   .    '       , . V ;  Jn tlie early  stages of the war  ho  does  not  look for  internal    troubles  -'in    Russia. -The-"revolutionary     elements ,-?he thinks, will  bc    content to-  await the issue.-'   Still,   the    Russian  Government, if it really contemplated aggression in the Kast tjp the extent of braving war,  has been ino"st  short-sighted in its dealings with tlio  disafleeted  portions   nt  its  populace.  KishineS has  eitrageu ,thc  Jews:'tho  confiscation  of their church    property has driven  the Armenians of   the  Caucasus  to   rebellion,   and   they   arc  found   with   arms   in   thoir. liands   as  ouen  as  they  can  sec.ui;c  them;   and  the Fitins,  a stubborn and determined people,  have been exasperated    to  the    verge     of    revolt by  lho stern  measures  taken  to  crush   out     their  national existence.     It is difficult-for  the first two named to secure weapons and    munitions for any    serious  uprising:  but the  Finns, whose cortat  is not far removed from Sweden, and  whose configuration  makes  repression  of     smuggling    most   dillicult.,  mny  tako advantage of Russia's stress   to  make    a   bold   stand' for their liberties.  MAV  BE REVOLUTION.  More    serious  than  these menaces,  Jlr.    Kennan     thinks,  is  what    may  ��������� happen at the end of the war,    however it lesults;  or at the end of   the  iiist   campaign,     should   it bc disastrous.     Russia canno't make war for  even   one -year   without  entailing  ox-  traordinarv    expenditures     of      from  5300,000,000 to  ?")00,000,000.  What  the war wi.l cost hcr if prolonged beyond    that  time   i*f  beyond  estimate.  When  it  comes  to  paying  the     bills  there i.s sure  to  be infernal   trouble,  says ilr.  Ivcnna.ii.    Alieady  the    people of  Russia are  taxed  unlil     existence is  barely  tolerable;   and  it    is  impossible to sec how the war can be  fiananced without tho burden af    the  ���������eoi le  being mace intolerable.      Recently,   in  peace  times,   tlio  Ministry  lias been warned by lire Finance De-  partment that *the  limit of  taxation  had been reached, and that the levies  upon the taxpayers could'bot be in-  irca?ed..     The     economic    status  of  Ru.-eia is  very low;  the people    live  n:i a  scale that is hardly credible to  Americans.-     And    when   the  cost  of  thi-  war ia added to  the taxes    up-'  ri i gs against the tax-gatherers and  the Government aie. inevitable.  Of the eflhiency of the various  arms oi the -Russian service," Mr.  Ki'i'.min does not feel competent to  speak. He did express himself vory  t.iiiilAy, "however, relative to the  break-downs iu transportation, cont-  :r.i saiiat, etc., which may be expected as the corrotlnry of corruption in  Rus.si.-in ollicialdom. '. "There is  enough of Corruption in this couniry." said he, "where there is a free  pr.-s=, which stands ready to expose  nr.d denounce every instance of grnW-  -it������r---i-h:ii--<rnir _ bc-uncovered Rut��������� in -  It'i'si.-r.  where    the press is nniW-led,  eminent-owned . flour, ' was bilrned.  \Jpion the ruins were examined there  was in evidence .the slightly charred  remains of several hundred poods of  flour owned by nn individual' uier-  chajrt, arrd*stored there as an accommodation, but of the Government  flour there was not a trace. It had  been ��������� stolen, and sold for private  profit.  ������������������1 personally overheard the protest of on honest army officer who  wa.s tfirector of exile transportation,  against tho acceptance of 10,000  pairs ot - kIyocs for exiles." He showed the Governor of the province the  sainolo which the contractor was  supposed to follow. It was an  jt������>}est leather shoe. The shoes whicli  were offered were frail alTairs with  brown paper soles faced with the  thinnest leather, aiul could not have  cost over ten or lifteen cents tho  pair to manufacture. Later 1 enquired of the officer if tliey were  accepted. lie said they were. Somebody too high up for bint to reach  had been concerned nnd the shoes  had been issued to exiles, only to go  to pieces after c^'o day's wear, leav-  c. 1  this  r.OK'i  OX IN Till*.* 1U1IK,  Nobody* knows* the extent to which  the public service is'honeycombed  -.'. i I: [nl'* at������ stealings. J fere are a  fen' r'rt*-trin( ts, of which I have pcr-  fc'>r.';>.!   knot*.ledge.  iVhon 1 v.nu in Omsk, .Siberia, In  1 u*.'i, a photographer showed iho a  very ordinary picture of a veiy ordinary Government, building, which  he suit! was very Interest ing. On en-  <;!iiry T learned that it had been  taken by'liim on orders from the  . Miiiiatei* of the Jiiteiio;-. And why?  Some years Inrfore tiio Government  hr.d appropriated '10,1100 roubles  (S-'O.OOO) for a public building in  Omsk'. 1'laiis were drawn, submitted to a board whicli approved them  and the construction wa.s authorized.  When it was reported that the building was completed, another board  surveyed It, and reported that. It  complied with the specifications.  From year to year appropriation's  were made  for its repair and   inain-  ing the unfortunates to complete  their hundreds, of miles foot journey  to  their banishment  barefoot.  i/l do not know how ninny times  this story of grafting .will "be uncovered .when the Russian army  ifonifs ..to draw -upon the military  and ��������� food stores supposed to have  been established in the Far East. I  do know that when 1 was in Russia  in 1835.1-was tMd that the, authorities had'not-yct completed the trials  r.f contractors and officers concerned  in fraudy uncovered during the Rus-  so-Turkish war'.of 1878-7.9: Sawdust-filled gabs,'supposed to contain  flo*i', were a favorite method of defrauding- the .Government at that  tiii^e.. Iji" peace there ard ways '. of  covering up such things, but when  war' comes and the- inevitable discld-  sures nre made, the men responsible  may be caught and .shot, but iHs  too late to avert tho consequences of  breakdowns."  SIBERIAN ROAD.  Concerning the SSr'ho:inn Railroad  tj*}d its ability to transport troops  and supplies, 'ilr. Kennan was unablo  to speak at first liands. When lie  traveled in Russia" and Siberia,  gathering the material for that remarkable series of articles which  tho Century gave Vn the. world .fifteen  years or so ago, tha.Siberirrn Railroad had not been built. From  friends who have traveled by it and  from correspondents- in Russia he  has gathered much inform!!tion about  it, however, lie thinks tlint the main  line is a pretty good railroad, but  says the Maiichuiian branch is bndly  built. * Of course, it is a. single-  track road. .'^Tiic sidings are said to  be at least ''thirty miles apart. Considering this.'lhc length of. the road  (six thousand miles) and tho fact  that trail's" run only twelve miles an  hour, he says that it is evident that  transport men and material" n\ui5t.''be  very  slow. ���������������������������...  .'lie points  out one important; "fact-  in  connection with  the  railroad   that  has  scarcely  been    mentioned  before  This  is  that  I'us=ia  will  be     greatly  hnndical'perl  tn -procuring  fuel   to lire  her  locomotives.    iMost of  them  burn  coal,   and there islittle   wootl in Man-  chttiia.      Russia  has .always  secured  coal      for  the  railrnod  from     Japan  and  China,    Now  .Tripoli  has stopped  shipments     of  coal,  and  has  notified  China,  that  to. supply   Russia      with  coal   will  bo  a  breach   of  neutrality.  There      nro      coal  deposits  In North  China and  in  Siberia,   but they have  never been opened. The only recourse  Russia has. in Mr. ICennnn's opinion,  are the mines of the Island  of  Sag-  halien.  which arc-.Imperfectly worked  and p������odtico a very poor quality     of  coal.      .Moreover;   Saghalieii  is     distant,  and  the Japanese navy control  the sea, wlyrn it is not frozen.  present autocratic Government, do  not in practice cover the issue. Such  freedom as that suggested does exist.  It is possible to deliver lectures on  ventilation or on the best moans of  keeping dwellings clean, but whenever any- systematic effort oi this  sort is hiade tho organizers immediately fall under the suspicion of tho  police. These benevolent and charitable endeavors are ascribed to  some political motive, and a scientific lecture on sanitation .may land its  author  in   Siberia.  "Worse than this, howovei'. was to  follow. The metrical men had not  only thc audacity to demand that,  their freedom to teach the lawn of  health should be absolutely guaranteed, but they actually touched upon  Ihe burning question of the treatment of the Jews.  THK   AIEDICAL   I'UOrYESSION  is called upon io bring its scicne    to  bear so  as   to  reduce  the prevalence  o.f tuberculosis, and lit answers, in no  uncertain or faltering     voice,      that  overcrowding-  and  poverty  aro      tho  principal      culture-bods      of    Koch's  bacillus.      Hut  the Russian  Government, by its anti-Semitic enactments  has increased to an'enormous extent  the overcrowding of thc ghettos  and  the     poverty    that prevails  therein.  There      are   supposed   to  be    rather  more   than   o,000,000   Jews   in   Rtis-  jia,    who,   with  but  few  exceptions,  tire confined    in certain portions    of  the,, towns within only a part of the  empire.   By    tho     "Laws     of May"  which   the  Emperor   Alexander     111.  signed   on May  8,     189r2,   the     Jews  were no longer allowed  to reside   in  villages, but only in towns or  burgs.  The polite were apparently left to decide whether a place was a. village or  a burg.   If they chose to call  it     a  village,     then    the Jews might     be  driven      out     in    twenty-four  hours.  Thus,'"for-instance, in'IStio, all    the  burgs ftof    the    provinces  of  Poltava  and TehernigoIT 'were  declared  to  be  villages,  and the Jews  had  to  leave  in twent.y-foiii' hours.    Tlio results  of  this unnecessary-haste"arc appalling;.  The Vice-Governor  of...Kisliiucff some  time ago gave orders for the evacuation of ri. brrrg which v,'t>s henceforth  to be qualified as a village.   Tho subordinate who  lived  on .the spot    immediately  requested   that  tlris  rigorous measute might  bc deferred,  as a  severe    epidemic     of   smallpox     pre-"  vailed  at  that tiinr*     Thi.s very     natural  protest,   was,   however,  unavailing.   The Jews were all forced out of  their houses,   and,   whether  ill   or  in  good  health,   they were crowded     together      into      carts and  driven  into  ICisivincfT.  IT  XVAS   jriDWrNTER."  Many of thc children died on the  road, and the epidemic of smollpox  was introduced into thc town of  KishiuclT. The question with regard  to the Jews may bo a political matter, but it has al.-o a vory serious  ellc.-.t on the public health. It is  estimated that since the "Laws of  May" moro than 000,000 .Town have  fiepn driven out of places now called  viilnges and compelled to increase  Ihe ovei'cr'owding of the ghettos of  the towns. 3s.it surprising, if. irr  the  '   face  of  such   facts   the   Russian  IS ffBH.- WOLSLBT-A SBOfi ?  ENGLISH WHITER S3 CORES THE  FIELD  T-IARSHAL.  Caustic   Review  ' of     Lord Wolse-  ley's Story  of a Soldier's  Life.  Rlackwood's Magazine; To us, for  very many years, Lord Woiseley as  a soldier had represented all that  Was great and noble. We knew that  ho was brave; the record of this is  scarred upon his wounded frame. Wo  believed. him to be a great gener.til,  a man possessed of as great administrative abilities as he was proved  possessed of soldierly qualities. Our  faith was not oven shaken, when ho  raised his plaintive cry in the Upper  House, liis country had not treated  him well, nrrd this indiscretion      was  men should be prepared to show tlie  same natural devotion as the men  who claimed to bo of "gentle families." Now, the commonest virtue is  brute courage. Wo have overy evidence that these sneercd-at sons of  tradesmen possessed it. in as highly  a developed form ns the self-styled  "gentle" officers. Wo have thn Field  Marshal's evidence that it is a virtue  common to till mankind���������oven low-  horn privates can lay claim to it. Rut  it is ;i sin and a presumption to  find ��������� the son of a merchant daring  to place at his nation's call this very  common virtue of personal cournge.  which for years hns been about tlie  only asset which the British officer  could set against the confidence  which the country placed in him.  Does the Field Marshal forgot that  all tlie favors he has won; all the  dignities thnt liave como to him, are  FROM  EOPB TO 'MIHES  MAN   THRICE   SENTENCED  HANG NOW FREE.  TO  ,   .     ���������      ,   ,,.,. , , ,   ,   ,.        the'outcome  of  the gratitude    which  but nn  ebullition     of honest  feeling,   ,hoso sncM.cc,.at tradesmen have been  distorted    by  the    extraordinary  err- jnnjcioilK to K,low lo ,,,,���������_  Qnd    which*  he has never .shown a disposition   to  channel  into I  citmstances    of    the  which it was poured.  SORROW FOR. ADA1IHERS.  Rut even the most steadfast of  Lord Yi'olsoley's admirers will allow that this prevent venture adds  nothing of lustre to tho name of the  Field Marshal. Wo would not have  minded a tein of bitterness in his  work. Perchance he may have had  cause, for_ bitterness; many greater  soldiers and penmen than be have  shown a taint of gall in the records  which they have left behind thcm  Rut Lord Wolseloy's treatment of  the contemporaries with whom he  worked in his public lifo is such that  tho only conclusion it is possible  to draw from his book is that he  can never have possessed a broad or  even charitable mind. No man who  can stoop, even if it.be in auger, to  tho spiteful innuendoes and cheap  sarcasm which pervade his life's  story ns far as he gives it. could  ever liave possessed a balanced judgment which is worthy of the qualification of "great."  TRAIL OF TTTE SIORRENT.  . Let us quote from the last page in  lhe work, just one extract, as an  example of the "trail of the serpent"  which throughout the narrative intrudes itself upon the reader's notice:���������  JCeop your hands off the  regiment, ye iconclastic civilian officials who meddle and  muddle in army matters.  Clever politicians you may bo,  but you are not sdldiers and  you do not understand them;  they are not jwwiis on a  clips? board. Leave the management of our fighting men  to soldiers of experience in  our llritish army of old renown, and do not parody us  by appearing in public decked  for the nonce . in a soldier's  khaki coat!  TOO MANY MILITARY SNOBS.  Wc  could  hardly  forgivo  the     want  of taste   implied  bv  the  innuendo     in  tilt!  the  refuse?  4 TOBSORIAL CHAMPION  Prosperous   Mino   Owner  Hero     of  Some "Remarkable  Experiences.  Three times condemned to he hanged for a double murder and now a  free man, a. mine owner, with every  prospect of becoming a'millionaire���������  such, in brief, is the transition that  fate litis wrought In the fortunes of  John I in vis, known as "Diamond-  field Jack." Riches have come to  him ns the fairylike climax to a life  story as picturesque, as dramatic and  spectacular, as any in tho romantic  history of the far West, snys the  ���������New York Iliorald.  Newsboy, juwel hunter, detective,  cowboy, border fighter and minor.  Jack Davis hns had a career that  might   furnish   material   for   a   dozen |  THE  FLEETS  COMPARED  JAPANESE        AND        B.TJSSIAN  FIGHTING SHIPS.  Tho  Former  Have  the 'Advantage  of.Rapidity  of  Fire.  Blackwood's Magazine for February  lias on interesting article by "Active  List," on "Runs',1 and Japan: Tho  Nuv.al Outlook," in which the writer  says:  From all th t is known ns to tlio  rapidity of i1ro of tho rival ships,  there is very little doubt that this Is  decidedly in favor of thu Japanese  Their guns nnd mountings aro British, and we know well tliat,**wlicn  properly worked, a high rate of firo  can bo obtained from thcm, anil tlio  'Japanese have always been to the  front in using and pushing on tlio  manufacture of quick-fires. On the  other band.- the Russians' havo never .:  SHAVES  FIVE MEN IN  SIXTY  SECONDS.  London Barber Works  100    Times  Faster Than the Average  "Artist.  Shaving  a  man  in  twelve    seconds  seems at  first glance impossible,  and  tho "average barber would undoubtedly  find the  task far beyond  his  skill,  dime novels.    It has been little more cared much for rapidity of firo.      At  thnn   a year  since  this man  was ro- the present time thoy have a number  leased from the Idaho perrr'tentnry, by of fairly good  ships    (mainly In    tho  grace of Governor-Hunt; to-dny be is Black  Sea),  that  still  retain      their  joint  owner    with two others of     a slow-firing guns, when  similar    ships  rich gold mine in Navada, a mine  that had already disclosed a fourteen-  foot  ledge  of 520  rock.  MAY  BE  A  MILLIONAERE.  Mining men from Goldficlil, thc  new camp near Tonopah, declare that.  Davis  and  his  partners    will   be   nril-  in other navies have in all cases been  rearmed with quick-firers. Until recently the Russian heavy guns wore  very slow and deliberate in tlieir  firing, and though Lhe Ccsaiwltch  and Retvizan nioy"have greatly improved on thejr predecessors, the  Sevastopol class are certainly finy-  lionairos before two years more have j thing but  rapid  in  their  firing.      As  yet William Lloyd of London has  established this time as an average.  IBs dexterity with the razor may be  rolled  away.     Davis  has been  mining  ever .since he was snatched from    the  shadow  of the sacfiold, when      death  was  so  near     that  he  could  almost  . feel the tightening of the noose about  judged b.v any man* who is accustom- j his neck.     lie and his associates  aro  ed   to      spend     twenty  minutes���������J00  n0w  owners      of the Daisy group of  time  ns  long���������in  the reclining     chair  everv time he visits his barber.  But this is not. tho limit of Lloyd's  remarkable quickness, for he has of  shaved one man in nine seconds, this  being the fastest time among the  number of records he established  while on his career to the recognised  championship of the tonsorial world.  DOES  NOT  SCRAPE.  Tn making his record of five men in  one minute Lloyd picked his men and  knew exactly what their "whiskers  were before his assistant lathered  their"'faces. Jn explanation of the  modus operandi of his lightning manipulation of the inzor lie said: "In  the first place I used a good, heavy  razor ,*.ibotit an inch wide. I always  kept my razor as fiat to the face as  possible, in order to avoid any scraping. Clear cutting, not scraping, insures a ([trick, clean shave.  "Of course, the least number of  movements with the hand the greater  sat ing of time. For instance, there  was one little trick which T-kopt a  secret���������but do not mind revealing  now���������which saved ine n great deal of  time in contests. In shaving off the  hair just beneath the lower lip- I  made one bold, slanting, upward  movement  with      the  razor',  whereas  a result, a consideration of the relative rapidity of fire more than wipes  out the Russian advantage of one-  sot-enth. And other considerations  remain.  JAPANESE BETTER ARMORED.  Guns cannot go on firing after tho  armor protecting them is pierced, and  the Jafianese armor is much thicker  than tlte Russian, whilst in quality it  is at least equal, if not superior. In  fact,  the  .Tnpanose heavy  guns   ' can  mines,  in orre of which the strike referred   lo  was made.  I'iarnondlield Jack" Davis wai one.  the   leading actors  in  the      bitter  range war of   LrjOO,  and,  so far      as  popular  interest  was  concerned,      ho  held the centre of the stage until Dc- j pierce thc thick armor of tho Russian  cumber, 10012, when he was released ships nt' a fair fighting rango of say  from tho Idaho statu prison. Davis ",000 to 4,000 yards, where tho J.ap-  was in the employ of the Sparks- anesc armor is'impenetrable by tho  Ilnrrell Cattle Company, the biggest Russian guns.* The important six-  stock raising concern in Nevada, j inch guns, however, on both sides,  whose cattle fattened on the ranges ore equally well'-protected. As roof that slate and Idaho. | garde "speed,-.'the ^Japanese have an  Tho seoior member of the firm was advantage of "a knot* over tho three  John Sparks,  "Honest John,"      now "slowest Russian  ships,   and  it is th'c  last   line   if  it   wero  contained  in i many barbers make two or three. Tho  peroration  of a  platform   speech ! tl.icic  coriainlv  required   a  little  dex-  3-l.Y  ow the  ���������:st.  tion in the authorized zone of residence established-for the Jews in the  towns   nnd   burgs  of   the  souih     and  , W^TI,cn.1U.*������   ate   laws   which      for- \ ^"^ }^ b������������^i"*  ; bid the Jews to bathe in lakes or  rivers, nor are Lhey allowed to go to  seaside watering places, to'sanitariums or t������ mineral wells. The" con-  gross,      therefore,  pnt.sed  a  ap.i  from  the   too  thinly  veiled     personal  attack which this sentence,  typical of  |the     Field        Marshal's        reflections  wc can  d  in  it  the      taint' of  that cxcln-  siveriess and snobbery   which is typical   of   the     narrow-minded       ISiitish  oflicer. of which evidences abound all  motion j through   the  text  of Lord  Wolseloy's I  "When T won the championship my  oppon"iit was a woll known barber  named Edward Wick', who had held it  for a number of years. It was some  friends who suggested that I should  compete  against  him. At  first      1  laughed at the idea. for. Wick was  a . wonderfully quick shaver. Then  1 afterwards  thought there would be  IB'ABiMMSCOMTET  HUSSIAN       POLICE    DISSOLVE j present,  MEDICAL  CONGRESS.  ('emandimr     that ���������   patients,    oven  if;  they are Jews, should be allowed to j  seeic the benefit.of the country air ;  and be permitted to inhabit thej  co'.mtry or >o follow .a cure at a ]  sanitarium or a watering place, and:  the congress 'considers that, it is indispensable to-grant   the Jews     thej  go from, plrce to place.  At jMarshal that  ir:vr niav Hot lr.e  in     the  Memoirs*- that    "narrowness** which |".������ ,harm  in   tr>'inB amI   scnt  ln     "*'  in   the   past   has   clogged   the   mental  more  hcajt-nv  of suburban   parts     of ;animus _against   tliose    whe,  have  ,*ot;as  U,e  saying  g,  liis town, but ..mum.inhabit, the ghet-���������f���������vstal'���������i,cr,   ln   the   bed-rock   oi   mill-, tromcly glnd  wh  challenge.  "The contest lasted fourteen nights  and on the last night we finished  with exactly the same number of  points each. I was just four seconds  ahead in time, however, having shaved my last thirty-five in twelve min-  jutes and twenty-nine seconds. Ir,  he still entertains this ,was n nccje and neck race all the way,  goes,   and  I was      cx-  advancemi nt of our tinny, and which  in  spite  of the  revelations  of  recent I  years,  would seem to be still in    the  ascendant.  BIAS IS  IT7R .MASTER.  Wc  cannot  really  blame  the  Field  Because    the  Doctors  Drew  Atten-' to _  tion  to    Sanitary  Dangers.  Were   it   not     that  the  nniclo' ap-J ndv  peat's  in The Lancet,   tl'.e  most    con-  ^..,.,,., I j.'f.-pt- 11;*ji j��������� h- i-*e*'!'Cr* 1���������'*i'.?***^ft!.-?  However ���������   ill  he. nr'av be," and   taTy -.ignorance   and     prejudice;     bio.s  I though  his  life mitrht be saved  by  a ?and prejudrce  have  been  his  close  as-  | cht.n'go of air. still ,fe? must remain in .fociates  throughout     his   life s  work.  his ghetto.    H lie de.-irts  to seek  the :j5uC  wo  fo'"1  k(,cnly  the  revelation    of  *"      of-a metllci.l' grnct.itioijer who ; thc   fact,   since   we  hnd   rounlod    liim i   .  lives in  some  tither town,  he cannot :"s  one  of   the   few     whose  broadness ;**���������  <���������������;,-���������=,.jnimt-im^ncMi���������rjliiriios -Q-!iner.--OlAtiUM'Cl   had   raised    hinr  superior i  tlte following sforv  would  be regnrd-A.il antliruiJation  from  the police.'  7n!'o  this poison  which during  the  past'  ed     n<   a   slander-'   of  Rti^ir.n  auto- i s'*e!i     < icctimstanc.'s' it   is   not     s'tir- .century has stunned  the practical  tie- j  that, tire death rates jn the:-:e ; velopment   of our army.    The officer ! ""'iii,' tlie .slope rn  the .stage a  become endemic  in  many i ranks of  th.* rtrmy should.   It   Ik true.'1"1"      (((iVantngo.      An   assistant  ion it was all  over!  ON  STRANGE FACES.  "Six  men     were seated  down  each  sido   of   the   stage   nnd   well   lathered  i b.v  assistants,   nnd   at  the  word   'be-  we  commenced  to  take the hair  off  tlieir  faces.   I-ulways~woi'kfd" i'rom"the bnck~"of  cmcy :  '���������The  Russian    Medical     Congress.  which  met at  St.  I'elersbiirg at.    lho  pt-i*.-iiig-t  lowr's have  of tho ghet trs.  cer-  fol-  Vet.  of  when tlie ined-  , end of .lamutcf. hns been dissolved ��������� ice I practitioners of RttR.-ia are In  I by thc police. Irr we-terrr Europe it. ��������� conrri ers !'-*-���������' ombled. and very nritnr-  [w'fll  seem uxtriiorilinnrv-  thai. n.   rech-j nll.v      prolo-t      rigairii-t cicli  obvious  nlcal nnd scientific .congress cannot j causes.. nf disease, tlrey are .accused  ihu held without police interferon! e j of dabbling in politics, end li.e con-  ! On the other hnnd, it is easy to mm* , gi e -s Is ill.solverl hy tie pi,bee. It,  jl.ow in Russia such things mny Iuiji- i wi*l be f rlunate If tbis is' not !'>!-  'pen.      The practice of medicine there ' lowed    by  thn   arrest,    nnrl   iuinri.soii-  is   not   independent  of  politic..),    and. J ment of s*������>nje  of  the      more   earnest.  when qULttliot.s of sitm'tnlion or of  the pretention of i!i.',ea.*:e are approached, science i.s at. once forced  Into- the political arena. Ar, tho  St. Petersburg congress n. joint  meeting was held of the sect ions on  tuberculosis nnd on social hygiene.  Hero a. motion wa.s carried setting  forth that the ignorance of the ordinary and elementary laws of hygiene and the excessive drinking of  alcohol created the predisposing  causes that facilitated (ho spread of! ,'  tuberculosis,    which   i.s    one   of     th  ment of swe oi  the     more  Hpcakors.   ^lut how medical  n'l.il.   s;iiiit.it ten    con   pi-.-ffie-.s  such conditions  is a  o'.iestion  I.lie Tics*inn C*,'overnincnt must  to answer."  se ieuro  under  which  be left  MAGNrOTfC WATKItS.  tenarrce.      Finally  it  was  discovered   most fatal of prevnilrng riisoaros.  So  that not a foundation stone'for the  building had ever been laid, not a.  flick erected, not a spadeful of earth  turned for it. The money had beerr  parceled out among the ollicials, and  the public building in Omsk existed  only in the ollicial reports. irence,  when another appropriation was  made, the Minister required pholo-  j;ruphic evidence from a private eil.i-  ;ei-, who had once been ������n exile,, and  who could not bn suspected of com-  ;���������!! ity in another steal, to convince  him thut the building hnd nct'inllv  l-cn ci-C-rl^-  A TYPICAL INSTANCE.  "An army oflicer whom 1 mot,' niul  who impressed me a-s a very superior  typo of Russian officer, Was oiTesteii  sho.tly after 1 left his city, end imprisoned for stealing 40,000 poods  of flour, llu was in charge of stores  for the mines, and a storehour-'e fir  wliieli  was supposed to be this  C.'ov-  fin* so good, but the motion ond the  speeches by which it wns supported  went a step further, for a clause was  ultimately adopted to the. effect that,  a regular and systematic campaign  ,'igninst tuberculosis could only bo  carried out in Ru.sMa on condition  that personal freedom and I.he  FREEDOM Ol'* SI.'EKCMf,  of the press nnd of meet ing were  grunted. The adoption of such a  motion might lie constructo-i n:i nn  act of iiggresion against the f.'overn-  ment, and therefore justified tho dissolution of the congress. The resolution practically asks for complete  freedom, and this is not necessary  when it is simply a questioji of  leaching tins ignorant JilflKfiOu tho advantages of cleanliness, of thorough  ventilation und of abstinence fronr  excessive drinking. Unfortunately  these      arguments, however plausible |  Chemists rue always Inclined to  show scepticism when they hear of  waters thnt communicate magnetic  properties to steel objoctH plunged  inlo them, and strenuously combat  any such idea. 'According to thc  T.eight.ori Irydrograpljei' ������,l Chicago,  however, there nre in the State of  .Indiana, three springs which magnetize needles, blades of knives, etc.  The first is at Cartersburg Springs,  the second proceeds from a bored  well at Lebanon, and tho third from  a bored well nt Fort Wayne. These  waters contain n Inrgo proportion  of carbonic acid, which escapes on  exposure to the nir. As the gas escapes a, heavy precipitate of oxide of  rnrignollc iron is formed, and when  nil the gas hns disappeared no magnetic, property tiny longer is manifested,  FULLY  EXPLAINED.  "Pa, what does 'liarbmgor' mean?"  "It always means  that,  tho person  who uses the word is talking    about  spring.     Now  rrrtr  out  and  slosh     in  the back yard.    I want to mad    thc  from the point  of view taken by the  news from  VladlvoHtoochiiisfcyvltch'/'  .lowed  close io my elbow,  holding    a  'number of  razors spread  out.  liku    a"  fan,  antl   immediately   I  required     un-  (other* ivi/or  I  dropped the one  I  was  families, ft fjioiild illR'"K  on   ,,,f*   A001'   "'I   snatched   another from  inv- assistant's hnnd.   The  great   drnwback   to   speed   in  .such     ir  the    "nri.stocr.-icy   of  competition   wn.s  that you  did      not.  would     such     nn   end   know   what   sort     of  n   beard  n  man  posses;fit   until   you   started   to  hIuik*  ltim.      His   face,   of  course,   was      nl-  re:id.\   cotered   wilh   soap,   und    jirob-  his  selections Tor;  pre- !M,,1'V      "dernentlr     Was  three or* four  weeks' growth  of  beard,  sullicient  to  turn  the edge of any fino razor.    One  man   I   shaved   in  the contest had     ti  f>K  months'  beard  orr  his  race."  BP'KR  WITH SI I AVE.  fn   training   for'this   contest  Lloyd  established  lienr  name, and obtained plenty of subjects to operate upon by oli'ering to  nhave tliein for nothing, and presenting thenr wilh a glass of beer into  the bargain. In this wny he used lo  gel. the shop full in n short lime,  and would their set to work. He  once tried to shave 'Jt)i> men without  ri stop, but after doing MO, in (lie  average time of three and n half mon  a minute, his wrist got so stiff that  he could  not. move ft.  After winning the championship  Lloyd was called upon several times  to defend his title, but .succeeded in  bottling nil challengers.  ;l;c a "el.-e-s i;er\iro." Hut the de-  llneiition of the qti.-ili'ictilions for  this clfrt-s should not be a question  oi* heredity or ns*--ocial ion with particular  iirl'.tot rritic  be n  etndilication    for the    cnndldnte,  no     inntter     his   forbears,     to     Inl'o  hi.s     plc.ie     irr  brains."     I!ut  hnve  beer,   possible  with   a    Commander-in-Chief   who     nllowed   S"ntiment*Ji  a������  exprtv.i/1     r.������i   t'ru   foi low r rig  re/lections   to    rui  ferment?  LORD WOLSELEY HATES TRADf'  Thi.'fn* nren die tlrat England should be great, and  they die for her without a  murmur,- and yet It is their  valor and their Kelf-sacri-  ilen tlrnt enables home tradesmen to make fortunes, live nt  ease, und to marry their sons  and daughters Into gentle  families  Or ogain:���������  Peace preachers who manufactured rum, shoddy col tons,  bad carpels, worse gunn, and  still worse powder, for snle to  the natives in or near our  colonies nnd foreign possessions, this so-called army had  a, supremo contempt. At the  period, howevor, many of our  cavalry regiments were largely supplied with tho sons of  these rich merchants as 01T1-  corH. Iiiri'corl, one regiment of  groat renown irr former* days  wns commonly known ns Ihe  "Trades Union."  SENT(MENTS  OF A SNOIJ.  governor of the Silver Slate. The  possession of the ranges had long  been disputed between the cattle  raisers and tho sheep men. ' Intensely bitter . feuds have resulted and  many lives have been sacrificed to tho  hatred ��������� between the two classes.  IN BITTER  RANGE  WAR.   '  In tho spring of 1896 this bitter  fooling reached its height. Thousands  of sheep were driven on to tha ranges  thnt the cattlemen had formerly  claimed as their own. The cattlemen prepared to "defend what tbey  considered their territory, and armed  moil patrolled tho ranges. Conspicuous among those wa.s "Diamond  Jack."  In the western part of Cassia County, Idaho, the fight for the range  was the fiercest. The sheepmen had  been warned that to cross a certain  ridge near Deep Creek meant death  for themselves and their stock". Nov-  ertheldss, somo of them persisted in  driving their sheep into the forbidden territory.  Among these men' were John C.  Wilson and Daniel Cummings, herders. One day a rancher found both  men de.id in their crimp wagon. They  had bcon killed with a ritle.    .  There were many circumstances that,  seemed to point to Jack Davis aiul  another mnn ns having knowledge of  the crime. They wore arrested; 'Tlie  man who was jointly charged wiih  Davis was soon released, but With  "Diamondlielu  Jack"   it fared  worse.  SENTENCED TO DEATH.'  . The jury found him guilty, and on  April J-I, 18H7, ho was sentenced to  he hanged. The case was-appealed  to thc .Supreme Cornt of the state  which nfTli'iiiod the judgment of the  lower tribunal and resentenced Davis  to dio, fixing the date of execution as  Oct. 2N, J8.9S. Eight d.'i.vs before  the sentence ~wns to be carried . out  Governor Hunt granted the earrdcnin-  specd of,' the slowest ship* that sets  the pace to the fleet. Iii conl supply  the fleets are about equal. It is probable that tho Japanese ships havo  room for moro coal -than the official  figures indicate. If this is so, their  endurance could-be. increased at" the  .expense of a trifle,. In the way of say  one-fifth knot in speed. Finally, tho  Japanese' ships ,are more^ alike than  are-the Russians,-and. are th'un qctsier  Co manoeuvre together. Moreover,  six ships are easier .to .worh than  eight, and the end ' of ithe line is  less likely to got into the wrong  placo���������namely, out of range. * Summing up, the Japanese may be said  to have a small but distinct advant-  aco in battleship force, and .the  hieher speed (of the slowest ships)  gives thcm tho power of bringing on  or refusing an n������*tton at will.  RUSSIA HAS TI-TREE NAVIES.  At  present,   all      the  best  Russian  ships are in the Far East, and every  effort is being made to reinforce    the  ships there by sending out everything  that    ^can,- possibly be  spared  from  Europe.    Rut, do what slie will, Russia must inevitably have three     distinct  navies, which      can  only assist  ench 'othe'r with great difficulty.   Hcr  Rnlt.ic and Black Sea bases  arc" separated      by 'J."00 miles of sea, .   the  route being. Jlniiked by naval bases of  all "the powers, of Europe, whilst Port  Arthur is'lStrino/mllos from the Baltic' and  3 8,000  from-'the Blnck  See  via tho;Suez''Canal,'-'riiid_ somc'-lC.OOO  miles from ench,:.yia.-tlije Horn.    Unlike the British I oiiijHre!' there'are no  slopping places in tlio way of-fortified   and   friendly  coiillm?  bnsen',     and  be'ligerent     ships"   takfrrg either     of  these long voyages must, rely pn neutrals for their, coal!!  How long     tho  lax  rules  now      prevalent  a.s  to  the  supply .6f*'coals by neutrals to belligerents ^will   last we cannot tell,    but  the next great'war will  almost, oer-  tainlv-see     somo-cliaiiKes-introduced  in  this direction. * )  If :i   neutral     undertook  thn transport of troops for a belligerent, such  an  act would  he styled  p. breach    of  bul. .the  forwarding of    a  ed man a reprieve until Feb. 3, ISO!).  Then the case'was taken into the  federal courts. From thu United  States Circuit Court * of 'Appeals the  fate of "Jack" Davis wa.s ^passed to  the     .Supreme      Court of. the Ulu'ted Jneut rnlity  Stales,   which  promptly  tilllrnied  the, bnttlo:*.hi|>  to the nt-one tit nctio'n    by  previous -decisions. I supplying' her'wilh conl  worrld    often  For thn' third time .Davis .was sen-j bt* mora imparl mil than the actual  fenced to death. Juno 21,,;' 1001, bc-. carrying of several ship loads of  Ing fixed us-tlin date of .thij. e\;cnt.,'   ) troops���������aiid yet     thi.s i.s     nt. present  "Jnek" llnvis -was a poor ni'an. but j considered a fair proceeding if the  powerful untl wealthy, friends came- to I belligerent- ship when at sonic distils aid.  conspicuous among, tliein be-jinnee from home claims coal to carry  ing Governor' Sparks.'  .CAINS   HIS,-FREEllOM.  When   the'last  legal. resource      had  been   exhausted   arrd    when   it   seemed I  (hat   Davis  was     dooined   to  die,   tho' n'i'uts  available  fo  influence of Governor Sparks resulted   '���������,'', ol  Wnr  in  restoring  "Jack"   Dsivis      to  freedom.       A   temporary  reprieve  a  day  or two  before the d,-ite set for      tho  hnr to the nearest home or allied  port. The Rlack Sea navy is still  imprisoned in thut sen. and tliere  an* only the Mnltir and Far East  the Eastern  tliea-  RECORD  RAINFALLS.  Can  anything  execod     tho  narrow  tnoss of thvse sentimentR?    As far aa  wo can understand them, they  imply  Michael  Malone'fl  wife  resentment tliat these sons of trades-  nnd she turned  into a public-house.  a    .smnll     limber's shop [execution  was followed  bv a full pnr-  Westminster    under  un   nssurned l,ion   ���������n(|      restoration   10  citbenship,  which  was  issued 'Dec.  17,  J 001!.  After spending six years in prison,  "Ilininondfleld Jack" wa.s free to go  his way. lie chose to go to Nevada,  to the new mining ramps surrounding"  Tonopah. and there he found the fortune that has set every human tongue  in the cattle country to wagging  about his  phenomena!  luck.  Jack Diivis began life himself as a  newsboy    in     London. Later      he  slowed nwny on a sailing; ship bound  for South Africa. He went lo the  dhiinon.s fields of tin- interior anil met  will,  varying      fortune  until   he      nl-      w|ial  ,���������  ,,.,, f u���������, ���������,���������    ,   r_xjfr.  traded  the ot terrtion of Cecil  Rhodes.   u       uec?      Th),|(,  ;��������� ���������,���������.  ,,,   ,,Y,���������1C  then  Jim'   beginning his  consolidation   ;,,   t|,e     Ueriartment   of   the   Ardech**  A     gentleman     going     down      the   of  the   dianrons  interests. | ^^%,^TtlZ^ ho.mr   xvltH   ������  street one day overtook nn Irishman. ij..VN became ��������� confidential de- ,,,,.,, l/f m-cl. 7()0 vear<!- R is - ������������������  who happened to look back. As he let-live for tho r mpirc builder. Sever- c]llli <,Uu vigorous ���������r..J flourishinr.  was prrssrrrg hun, he asked Pat if he , nl years of this life sali.-'Pyd Davis. nn:| produces ils annual crop of  knew what happened to Lot's wife for | nnd" he came to this country. K"tking leaves with the best of it.*- younger  looking bnck. "No," said I'at. ||he fnr Wc������t. .is affording the excite- relation.*-. According to what am  "Well, she tunred into a pillar of'nionl and danger he had learned to desciilied a.s "ollicial'* documents  unit." "That's nothing. I saw i love. Ue drifted about, tin* border still existing, it wa.s planted on tlio  a looking back ��������� for several years and then became a grave of tr nobleman in the reign of  cowboy  on  the Nevada-Idaho ranges." King Philip ll. about the year 120%,  The London rainfall for 1!)<)3, as  measured at the Brixton Observatory, wns 37.05 In., (he wcttn.st year  on record. The nen rest known to it  was iii 182*1, whan the rainfall measured 86.!J in. Statistics supplied by  Pror'o.'.sor* lieckor, of Glasgow Observatory, .*-tatc that: the past year won  the wette.-.t siiirii *1H72." Rain fell  on 2:50 days, the)total being 53.32  irr. The total fall for'Greenock dur-  inrr the year wt.fc ST.35 in.���������,1 record  for 1he town.  AN OLD TREE. VJSpf  ^?r\\::..  I'u  ��������� s  PlblMmHIT WALK  SOME.. AJNTM1ALS HAVE A PROPHETIC INSTINCT.  yiow  BJ&sibers   of  tho. Lower  ders Foretell the Weather  Changes.  Or-  * Anyone who has been brought much  '���������'tiio   contact     with-    animals  knows  '.ow  sensitive  they  arc to  tipproach-  'lljr chuAg-cs   in   the  weather. '-Nature  f-coins to have jirovldctl  tliein with a  '.'ropheliu     Instinct    in   this   respect,  ���������artly,   mo     doubt,     because  to     so  nrm.v of them the weather is of such  Ti'citt ..importance;.  '-;' Tbo nests or ninny IA- ds would be  K.terly ruined if its tenants were  tway. during n. storm, mul so, vviirn-  ���������:d by instinct, they never fail to ra  F'uii-n  home in  time.  When    a storm   is nPl?rotirJilng tho  l-'-obins  wlli, ult  whistling on  the top  i'-winches of trees;   if .swallows   touch  Ithe  wai or  as  thoy  iiy  it  ts' a"     sure  sign ei" rain, and so it is if the sparrows  chirp a  great deal.   .;���������'"���������..     '"  When  rcagiills  lly   oittNto  sea early  ['���������ji  tlio laorhirrg. tho day' will  be ? Jino  j.rmd   tlifl wind  moderate,  but.     when  f" " ho guMs hang over the land nnd ��������� flv  . iN'ioiu ' tire fisher folk know that  I hev intuit c\pcct sevoio winds and  piobaMy *-toriri1v   wcutl et  IV h, too, aie \oiy vvcalhcivvise  foil vill .iclualh take m ballist 1 c-  loti* i *ior in Some while ago a,  nui'ibu of tod were caufiiit oil the  sluices of "N'cttfoiiiidl.u d twelve hotns  befoie ,i scveie gale, and i* -was  ' foi nd that all of ti cm had sv allowed a ntiiitiei of stones, " some of  which weighed thiee or foui  ounces  hea uiclnris alwnjs tiy to wriggle  i l le the mud oi at least to covci  Uieinso'.OH with sand, hefoie a  slo in whi'o dolphins never sport  or   toss   about in a lough sea until a  3&EDICIHTE FOR MEN..   .-    ,i,  Something That Will Banish Worries-and Brace up tho System. '  Has it ever occurred to you that  you need a medicine as lien���������not. as  old men or young men, but as men ?  Are you never conscious that tho  special wear and tear of life which  men sustain need repair ? Worry  wears n. man out quicker than work,  but worry is not an accident, it is a  symptom���������a symptom of nervous exhaustion. Other symptoms aro nervous headache; niorning laziness,  that makes it diflicult to get out of  bod; a weak" feeling in tho back; indigestion; brcatlilcssness after* slight  exertion; irritable tamper���������perhaps  somo nerve pain a.s neuralgia, s-.inti-  ca or irr Ipient paralysis. "Dr. Williams' Rink I'ills, a.s a medicine for  men,- act directly upon the .source of  discomfort. Thoy restore manly vigor and energy, improve tho appetite  and (ono up the nerves and the wholo  system. Iir.   Neil   11.   Jlcllonnld,*  Estincro, N.I.I., is one of the many  men who has proved thu value of  Dr.-JrVilllnms'- Pink I'ills. Ho says :  "I "am glad to bo able, to .Say that, I  havo found .Dr. Williams' Pink -Pills  all that is claimed for them. 1 was  completely run down; my appetite  was pool, and T stiller ed much fiom  eovo o head.nl cs Poctois modicn o  did not gi\o me the nee'cd lelief, so  1 c'cic'eu to tt \ D ",\illiaivs* Pink  Pills- I used only a few boxes when  my fotmcr health loiitined, and now  I  feel like a i cw man "  Weak, 'nervous, bioken down men���������  and women, too���������will frnd new health  and happiness in a. fair use of l)i  Williams' Pink Pills, But lo sine  that jou g<_t the genuine with tho  full name "Th Wihianis' Pink Pills  foi Pale Peoplo" punted on tho  vvrappei aiound every box bold by  medium* dealers oi   sent b\   mail    at  GOLD FISH FARM. \  "'.-, A'gold-jpsh farm is certainly a novelty, ahti' the i earing of these. pretty  littie creatures appears; to bo a profitable industry. Such an cstabllsh-  ipent, *-..which pay's S20.000 a year  and is tlie "biggest'"thing of its  kind in the world," is tho properly  of AVilliarVi Shoup, of Waldron, Indiana. Mr. Shoup could not make  ordinary farming pay, so. he .'went  in for pot stock, and stocked a., pond  with gold-fish as a pastime*.-; Bp. soon  found that they were multiplying'so  quickly as to crowd-each other-out;  of thoir preserves. ITc put shim* of  hid better specimens on the market,  and soon received a prompt request,  for* more, until he decided that it  would be worth while to devote additional farming space to his fish.  So from a mum* past Ime sprang thc  lurgOKt gold-lish industry in the  world. At a rough calculation be  hns '150,000  lish.  50 cents, a bo*c, oi si v. boxes foi  , .1. .m,o foi/tho better is" at hand All' ?.2 ?������ 'V *r������t������>S 'J'ho ������i Williams  'snilois know that a tempest is     mi-   Medicii.o  Co ,  Brockville,  Ont  THANE OF GX.AMIS  Stories  Connected With a Historic  Scottish. House  Tee death is announced of tho T3a.il  of Slrathmore, at IScJii'icr! oi a, Italy,  ...... . .        th<j  sake of his health Claude Uovves-  Ljon, DL, JP, Eail of Stiath-  moio. and Kirrghor ne, and Baron  Glania of ' Scotland, was in his  eighteenth ,-Seai,* A grandson of tho  eleventh cul, he,succeeded his bio-  ther in tho title in, ISO1!. Iio mai-  ned a grandnieco of the frrst Lord  Camigton  IJc rami! of a farirlj* famous in  Scottish histoiy. Founded by Sir  Jo'in Lyon, who marued Ladj.-Jean  Stowait,  daughtci   of Robe, t IT,  its  tempest  ponding when numbe>s of the stormy  I etiol   flock in f'c  WAKE OF THE VESbEL  In    Scotland   tic  louutry     people  believe  ih.it it will  be a fine  dnj   if  ft the   i.ven  cues  befo'o  tie rook     m  the i mining   but  quite Ahe revc-se if-K*K~ic  he  had  been  stoimg  foi  \trc rook ni'kes hi'iifccll jiet d Irrbt  ii a tnb-hoiM! 1-5 luelj witho'it  aiij npia'cnt cause, it is a sue sign  ol cold weathot in the neai ftitttto,  bul if it st*c,tchps o' t its 1 eek and  si ifTs the an, the ob-civci should  , tuin back and fetch hi*- umbre'la, tor  ho will ceit.iilj need it \>cfoie the  ei ct mg.  Ii a tat snee/cs it will lain���������unless,  oi coui*-e, voirr joungest olive branch  bas-emptied the contents of the I ep-  pei pot beneath 1 cr nose If s'*e  t,its with I ci   back to  the uie it will  ,    , , . heads weie at tho light .hand of   tho  ,snovv    if she w.ishca hei   face during   Scottish monatchs foi   centimes   The  C! Inmis  a  frost it will soon thaw, and rf the  v scratches the well oi tic l**gs of the  table Mgoiouslj, the wind % ill be  vei v high  V.hen the cat washes hei   *.iws with  l.er   (*cet,   especiallj   if  sre  'nits   hei  ' P i\,n ovei hei oais, it v ill_ rniir, and  wren the i ain Is over, tlio taidnuil  i>���������i'it to which she ttuns while washing her face shows tlo driection from  l"l'i.h   the    wind   may   be   ejected,  ^ile if   pussy's coat    looks patticu-  1 n K   bi.igl.t   and  glo-rsj.   thc  follovv-  -1114  oat,   at ,inv rate,   will  bo f.no  H  principal  seat of  tho  family  Castle,   onee   belonged-to     Macbeth,  and  is the  traditional scene of    the  mui dei   of Duncan  Claims Castle is a gloomy pile and  has &01U0 gloomy stones connected  with it' Thei show a^tiadltional  see o of the murder of Runt-an. (Mac-'  beth was 1 hanc of Claims asJweU as  of Cawdor) near the cijpt, and there  is moro authentic ltioid. of ilakolm  II ti eacherously wounded to death  byKcnneth>.(uid bio1 ght heie to die  , 1 , ,    Also      of      beautiful Lath   Glamis,  I-ocs ali ,i\s lnow when it is going fai���������c^ accused bv a lee'-ted lotei 01 I  to i.un, aid. is to be torownuied ib p.a^i-mg fcilchciaft, ngi4i*ist * the  10 I e 101 cai mo i-w ith an umbrella- ,uto of^.ja,iog Vi, an& biSred at the  il is ve'l to -emember iliat mm will &la,%0 H, 1507 on KdinbUtgh Hill  in ���������* I probabi ity ensue v lgn jou seo ^..^^ oI u,0 house of Stratbmoie,  ton dog 111.1J.1ng holes m the ground t,,*0\oc^.ot tenor that each etil is  vtu.gxgiass, refusing meat. 01   hov. 1-rS|llct t(3, transmit .to  his oldest, son".  calling  111  but  onevtiusted     witness,  le-t   tie seciat be iorgottcn  lhe fa*.oirto etplanntion of this  mj'tcrv is-.that a Loid Olanjis swore ,  an improus oath, on the eve of tie,  Sabbath, to finish a g.tme of cards  which was then in piogicss, though  he plavctl" on till Doomsday * Tho  c'eMl registered the oath, and on  c\orv anni-ie'saij' tho ghosts nf Loid  Claims and 1 is��������� boon companions 10-  tuin fioin thb* othei world to cut  and  shuffle in  the Socict Room  SUNDAY SCHOOL ARMY. ���������  It is not, perhaps, generally realized how great ' a pavtt thc Sunday-  school now plays in England. Today In England and .Wales alone the  Sundtiy-school arurj* has reached the  amazing-and "alia'ost incredible total  of 7,0f,0,000 'So''mini*,, in fact,  aie tl e"t youthful disciples of Rob-  cit Uaikos that they foim 21 3 pei  cent of our entiie population, and  outniuriboi Scotl.rnd and V,t'les with  =even English counties thrown m  Out of 8,000,000 joung people who  may be said to come within the limits of Sunda;-school ago, 7,000,000  h.i**o actually been thawn into tho  fold  TKOTIBLESOIHE  BABIES.  Rabies ate not" natui ally troublesome���������they should be bright, actno  and happy and a joy to your home  When baby is troublesome you may  depend upon it theie is some of the  many nunoi ailments botheiing him  Theso can all bo oioicomc by tho use  of B.tbj's Own Tablets Pi oot of  this is git on by Mrs C L Marshall,  Falkland Ridge, N fi , t ho sa\s ���������  "I am jjleased to stato that I have  used Bab\'s Own Tablets foi * my  childien with great success I think  tbo Tablets the .verv best medic no  foi all the ailments of small childi en  and would locommend them to nio-  theis who ha*.o tioiibltsome babies"  Baby's Own Tablets cure constrpa-  tion, indigestion, diarihoea, prevent  croup, allay lrtitation at teething  time, bi eak up colds and destroy  worms In fact theic arc none of  the minor ailments of childhood  which the Tablets will not cure SoM  ,bv ('tii'p-ists 01 may hc had at 25  cents sa box bv wnting dnect to Dr  "Williams      Medicine     Co ,  Biockville,  Ont'   <>.   RAILROAD MAI  ���������    milS TRIAL  ENGINEER   RAFFSKTY   FOUND  *   "RELIEF   IN  DODD'S   KIDNEY PILLS.  Was Enn- Down and Laid Up,  and  ��������� the-Great Kidney Remedy xa.aao  ��������� Sim Strong and . Vigc-fous  ,   Again.  'Winnipeg, Man., Mar.'" 28���������(Special)  ���������One 01 tie best known and most.  Popular locomotive engineers running  out of Winnipeg on the C.P.R. is Mr.  Hen I'afforty, who Jives at .1.7(5 Maple  Street. And Mr. Ral'ferty gives some  nclvicu to railway men that in these  t'nys of blockades and strain nnd  Worry none can ntiord to overlook.  That advice is '"use Dodd's Kitliio,tf  Pills."      Mr-.   Ralferty  says :  "Veais of long runs on the railway  had broken down my constitution.  My back gave out entirely. Terrible  sharp cutting pains' would follow  one another, till I felt as if I were  being sliced away piecemeal.  "I would come in from a riift-  tirod lo death. My solo c.esiro would  be to get lost aid sleep, and the\  were the *-ei> thrrrgs lcould not f,ct  Finally 1 got so bad I had to lay off  ���������w ork  ' Vitci being 1 id up ten da.\s 1  staited to f=e Podd s Kidney Pills  The hist ii'ght aftei using tbem I  slept soundl*) In (luce da\s I tlucw  away tho belt 1 had worn foi -\cais,  and now 1 ha\e not tlo slightest  pain in the bnck 1 sleep soundly  and wake up io\ous and left ("lied,  and Dodd's Kidney Pills did it "  There \are. very few cleansing-operations iii which Sunlight  Soap cannot, be used to advantage.' It makes the home bright  and dean.  13  WALKING  OR  OUTINQ  SUITS  C������n t������ Ann. pf rtectlT b7 onr Pi-������tKh Procau.   T-v ll  BltlTISH AMERItlAW nYElMO 00.  HONTSBA/k  TOilOKXO.   OTTAWA  *' ttUi:i:r.O  CLEA.NIMG "&  LAD5ES' ... **  /h  ~&st������es styf~i\s  ���������7  c//peey7is  es  ;>  ' i   ltfSICY VOYAGE  -i .    .  A gentleman liar? "left New Zealand in a boat 22 feet in length td  sail to, London Thc lojage is expected 'to occupj file months, which  is the lonnost e.Oi attempted in a  binall boat The vo\ae.ei is alore  He has, j. cjuantitj of concenti atcd  piovi������ionb on boaid, and suflicicnt  fie������li   water    to   la&t  100  days  r  hen an j body goes> out, and also  ho   >ecr*&   ler^  .S'll'Vlll  AXD  DROPSY  \n old i\me sa,\s>    ,- -. - *  % ���������  If.'tk.'.I hear  the asses biay  Wc shall haie some ram to-day  And-when these much-abi.sed quad-  rt i e-'s bang then eni& forvatd and  ruli . tl'crnsel\cs agem'st the wa'ls  tl e\ pac<, it alio loicshows the ap-  juckuIi of wet wcatliii.  In many paits of tlie'counti j pco-  j,le s>.iy tl al cf all animals swrric aro  the oi*l\ oncSiUhat acitiallj see thc  niii'l,. nrr'l that it must be fiightful  to look ,-t, ,\s the pigs, ate so teiu-  I ed et the npricarh of wind.  jroles nniKC most reliable little  ba'omclo'S, it is a '-ign of \en hot  weitl'oi when they creep abotc the  giound in summer, but floods aio  imminent when these tun buiiowcit,  for salve the \.ille>s and low-ljrng  _gr ound  "In late-autunin_the ~ moles nlwajs  loim basins irr a clnv Led nnd (ill  t hecc with wonns, which thev do not  lu 1 outright, but only mutilate to  pic-cut then esi npe, thus prtniihng  fi od fot tho winter months Thp  inlldet tho winter is going to be, the  ���������ewer Mill be the number cf those  laidoi*-, "O gat donor h ran always bc  wise in time bv noticing the moles'  winter ptopaialions When moles  throw up flesh ont 111 during a frost,  one can gnc up all hopes of skating,  is it is rsuio to thaw vitlun  FORTY-niGTIT IjfiujtS  Fowls arc by no moans out oT the  itinning as indicators of the weather.  When tliey flan their wing*-, slmfllo in  the dust, oi i oost in the davlime, it  wi 1 soon rain, by standing on ono  leg thev fhow \ciy plainly that cold  ard fiost aie at hand  if thoy plume then* fcatheis during  a. stoim it will not last long. When  it is railing und likely to cleai up,  they staj undei sheltci Ull the  shower is over, but if tl cy think it  is gon g to continue they boldly face  the elements and lenuini out m the  wet  ^heep aie said to cat voinuote-ly  Icoic a btoim, but theil appetite^  dot line piciious to a tl aw  O*on, like hoiscb, snilt the air befoio iam, nnd also lick then hoofs  uml    lie  on    tl en   tight  side       Hats  The  thousands  of  people who  ���������write to me, saying that  2srpt!*������n  DOCTOR DID IT.  Put  on 3������ lbs. by Food  Feed  a  phjsicinn  back  to      health  and  he  gains  an experience  tha  can  use  todbepelit  others      I'oi   mrs  icason  Giape-Nuts   food   *s   chid*   ic-  h   The Lung  ������   Tonic  cured them of chronic coughs,  cannot all be mistaken. There  must be somo truth in it.  Try a bottle for that cough ol yours.  Trices: S. G. Wells &. Co. 310  25c.50e.$l.   LeRoy.N.Y.,Toronto,Can.  15���������04  CZVK'S  OWN KVIIAVAY.  ���������fthilc all tie woi Id knows about  tho Tians-feibc.ien Kaihoad, which  is open to the generel public com-  ("'| paiatiseli few are aw aie that thc  Czar has scci etlj consti uctcd anoth-  t er mil oad, whiih enables Kussian  tioois     to    icach     lJekirg in much  commended  to  patients   .'Vjiuii'hudsLholtcI   tml0 tl,nn by uslrff tic open  of physicians    who  have ciiel thin*-!  MiKcs ot stomach  tiouble      Cue  doetoi  sa\s  "Although' _a_ phyMi ran and ti\ing  to aid and ns&is>t mv fellow_ljelngs to  enjoy good health- it must be admitted I foiineily dfcT not enjoy the best  of health myself. In .laiiuai.v, ISO')  I only weighed III) pounds. At this  time"! was Ining in tho Ohio \allev  and hogan to tlirnlc I had about seen  mv best ^tla\s One day about 3  years ago I had an opportunity to  try Grape-Nuts food for my breakfast *" I liked It so well that I ato  three teaspoonfuls three times a dny  and hn\e lcgularly used it up to the  present time, and I now weigh 3 55,  n gam of 30 pounds and enjoy tho  best of health  "Not only has ,Giape-Nuts made  this wondeiful change in mo, but  through it I have holx'od my fnends,  lclati-ves and patients Tbe sustaining powoi of this food is simply wonderful  "I hate ono patient who is a section hand on the C <SL O 11 H who  cats nothing in thc moiuing but four  tablespoonfuls of Gi ape-Nuts and jet  does his voiv haid woik up to lunch  time and enjojs tho best of health  and strength  "I could namo a gieat many cases  like this and I still pi escribe Gi ape-  Nuts In my practrcc evciy dav "  Name given by Po&turn Co , Battle  Crock, Tilrch  Ask any physician about tho scientist fly into thc houso ate a certain !tific principles on wlueh Ginpo-Nuts  liditation   of  lainy  weather       while   food  IS  ���������Kl,ic        jje'll  toll tou      tho  haics always tako to tho open couu-  *uv   befoio   a   mowstoim Of ,all  hinls it mny he rianUlhat then  being stituiriolv "-ilent is cMdnnco of  an approaching thunderstorm.���������Pear-  hon's Weekly. - , ���������.      , :  Tel! r." wuninn *ff������*i wltniro her If  you want-her to think y^ti ni*o Intol-  ligeu/..  pnnciplcs nie pei feet  Then a 10 dajs' tttal proves that  the pnnciplcs tuo cainod out in the  food ("all the good of the grains so  treated . that 'anyone can digest it  all"). Shown in renewed physical  strength and lira.in energy.  "There's  a reason."  Ijopk irr each package for thc frun-  otis ll'ttiv'-'ook, '"Tho'Koad to ".Vcll-  vlllo.'''        ,'  'road. Trve Danibh engineers., known  to C/ar .Nicholas personelly, from!  his \isits to his ginndfathcr, King  Chuslian, urit'er tho guise ot mis-  sionrTTies; ~fepor led-to -the���������Iiuseinn  GovC.nnicnt on the best alignment,  and moie than two jcais ngo tho  actual constiuct>*>n���������star ted, and a  Chinecc company wns incorporated  to take nominal charge of the southern end, which runs thiougb Chrnc-o  te.utoiy Tho enibaikmcnts     and  cuttings aio uumpoitant, anil tho  rails cioss tlo numeious*������ii\eis and  lriountatn stiCains on wooncn ties-  ties As no foicignoi has e\cr* been  allowed to enter tho counti y, it is  not definitely known how fai advanced the construction is, but ns it is  known'' that a tcij' large foice has  been continuallj woi king on it day  and night since the stait, it is safe  to sj\ that the load must be neailj  completed.   4   HEVRING Or INSECTS.  The naturalists hate not as jet  been able to answer the buinmg  question, "Can bees heal ?" but  their i������searches along that lino havo  lesulteJ in manj queer discoveries  Simplj' because a bee has no oars  on tne side of its head it is no sign  whatoier that he is wholly without  somo sott of an auditoiy nerie The  last assertion is pio\en by thc fact  that gi asshoppers, ci lckcts, locusts,  ond flies all hate their ears situated  in queer places���������undei tho -wings, on  the middle of tho bodj, and even on  the =idcs of their legs Tho garden  slug, or shell-less snail, has Ins oi-  gans of hear mg situated on each  side of his neck, nncL-tlie common  grasshopper has them on each of  his broad, flat thighs. In somo of  the smaller insects they are at tho  bases of the wings, and In others on  th*. bottom of the feet.  . ������_   Too many young men mix a lot. of  rye .with. the.'wild oats tliey sow.   * -   ,   TUC CANDLES OF THE SKY  Mons Charles I'abiy of the Pi eneh  Academy of Sciences announces that  careful mcasuiemonts of the light of  the star Vega, one of the bni;litcst  in the hctuens, when it is seen neat  the 7enilh in calm weather, show that  it is equel to that of a standard  candle burning at a distance of 2,3G0  feet  fi om the ej o  Tho\ had been chscussipg the bebv's  cars, e\cs, and nose "And T think  he's, got his fathers hair" said the  joyful -\oung mothei "Oh, is that  who's got it'? I noticed it was missing," s'lid the gnl who*knew* her  before she was mained.  Dr.  flgrscvj's Catarrhal Pew*  dec���������K"*.. ���������** " H Main, palter of trr  "Uaptist 'Emamel Church, Bi.fn'J, rac  strong testimony for a^d is a itrn believe  in Dr. Ag.n*A.'s Catarrhal Powder. He br  tried many lands of remedies without jus'  " After using 13- Agnew sCsttanhal Towilc  I was benefited nt ence." a-c his uorciB, 1  i.. a wonderiul remed\,    so ceils.-; Oi  Many'a man who starts out in the  world with a. determination to rule  soon gets matiied and retnes to tho  tear of the pi occasion  BEST WASHINGTON ^EXCURSION  Goes \ra 1 ackawanna. Match 18th  Ten Dollais, ton d.i\s \in AVater Gap  Stop-o%ot* at Philadelphia and lialti-  lnore Slcopet to l'lnladelphia Re-  sorie accommodatiot s now 289 Main  Slicet,   Uuflalo  "Mis Par\cuoo���������"Isn't it giand to  ndo   in  j'oui   own   cainago'" Mr  Paiveuoo���������"Yes biit I'd enjoy it  rnoio if I could only stai.ci on the  pa\ ement and see mj self ude by "  . or Over Sixty Yeari  Ifv. Wn sr ows S(iori"Nti SYHt t h i hopn rise I t J  riilliuiiBol motlifi I for Uie - I'lililn.n nli le Ice luti^  IlRlOtllc. Oil clitl 1,-ort*UH 111*] 11 ������1> i.]H I curr!  ciinilcolii. rpgulntPiitr'i.Noiii-i'i n 11 lioiit. 1,1 tl leht  bi t,l rt*mc(l> tor Ll iirrl u��������� T *-i*i ti lire v n j i. Iiu tl*  Sold 1 yillil(.l,i>!li thr tig] out tut uorld. Ik dure and  ���������tkfor'Mi.- \Vi\siows-300iaiM am up"    12-0'  NEW  YORK'S  HONESTY.  A. New Yoi k man has been testing  thc honesty of the people ot that  city by dropping puises in then way,  and seeing how many of tljem were  loturnod He put chased sit^- ladies'  purses and put in each of them 42  cents, a Ke.v, some certificate' and  a caul with his namo ind addiess  thereon lho purses weie diopped at  various places on tbe sidewalkjb and  on tho flooi s of the big dry-goods  stoics In less than twenty-four  horns five of the purses have been 10-  jturned to him, and accoiding to last  advices he was confidently expecting  the return of tho sixth  Th* Beat at th* lawnt Prlco  Writ* -for Ttrmi  REID   BROS.,   Afl'f'g   Co.'s  TtS Kins **. W.    .  i   112-31  HUMS   GUOIVriT  Hin 1 i dciclopn ci t is found by  Piofcssui ������>c*ggcl, of Altimch, to havo  two perioc's of accereration���������fiom ten  to eeven nnd i.om seventeen to eighteen in gn Is, and fiom twelve to  tbittcen and nineteen lo twenty .In  boys At the pciud of most lapid  increase in litight���������fiom twelve to  foi it cen Acais���������tl.o g ow th of tho  bi am is lc**-s than one-hundiedih that  of the bodj, but at seventeui lo nine  teen it qrovvs oiie-thu nelli as fast,  and at twenty i caches one-sev en th of  the body giowth.  LOWSR  PRSC������S  State or Onto, City or Tot kdo,   i .. *"  InuiCot,\w      * f *  1'rnnlc J Choncy rnako^ oath that ho  Is hLinur pattnur or the firm'of V J  CiiLhcy &. Co , doing business in thO  Lily of Toledo, County and* State  aforesaid nnd that sard firm writ iitty  tire sum of OM., 1IUNDRI3IJ DOLLA ItH  for cuch and every case of Catarrh that  cannot be cuird l>y tlio use of linll'3  Oatarrh   Cure       TUANK  J    CTICKRY  Sworn to befortrnrc nnd subscribed in  my presence, this Oth day of December,  A    13    18S0  "; AW ar.KASOV,   '  ��������� SOAt. ' AotarvPublis  Halt's Catnrrh Cure Is taken internally and acts directly on tlie blood and  mucous surfaces of lhe '-ybtciu Send  for   testimonials  fioe s    ,        J  V    J    OIII'NnY   ������,  (JO ,  Toledo, O.  Sord   by  all  Druggists   75c .  J A.i.0 Hall's l"*amrl> Pills for constipation  t-f  iaslris, M\  ���������  Any rirfL-Claco Crocsr Can Si/pply  INSIST    QN     GETTING  '��������� 'IA,  r-TTTZT  utuaV Life -*pf Carsada  ���������Preseifted to  34TH ANNUAL* REPdRr./.r^f*^ * ^-"���������'-  the Annual Meeting of-Policyholders^'!*^(f  Fhursday,'March 3T lg'6"4. " ' "1 T^JftVC.'-*/������& '  Thursday,'March 3; '190^. " '~^t?:,~-i*-..-���������^.-���������^  * vour    cor^rderatiocljJVir U.- -������.  with  /���������  Lo-vor's Y-Z (Vrr&e Head) Disinfectant Soap Powder is bettor than  other povvdois, as it is both soap and  disinfectant  "lly friend," sard the philosophci,  "you should be content with what  you have " "I om," replied the  giumblci "Tt s what I haven t that  worries  me."  V.z-iiS the Qt/ts-fvifOf-iieti S-rea,s*t.  ���������lo tlu great oi.gino which pumps life  ���������.irMic.li jojr S3steta h^rd preised", over-  ajied, groirurg undsr its load becaese disease hjs clo^Rcd it '    r>- Agnew's Cure for  '.o Hi* -Tt ic riiure s l.'tncator and cleanser,  and da.ly demonstrates to he^rt sufferers  'hit it is il.e s vr0Et surest, and most cpeedy  rer:ieiy that medical icar ca knows���������67  Ileniv���������"Did it ovei orcur to vour  mind that some of the greatest woiks  of liteiaturo havo boen thought .out  in prison?" William���������"Yes, wtoy,*  wo'ilc'n t it bo a good idea to send  about two do7on of our 'usinj joung  atithois'  to gaol? '  Soutii American Rheumatic  Ouro CurC3 Rhcurwattarn.���������It is  ^afc, harni-esi and pets quick���������(jives almost  1 istai.t lclrcf and aa absolute cure in (ion*  rne to thrvc d.rys���������worlts wonders in most  rente forms ot rhounaiism Oro miri'i  testimony: "I ipent 0 wcekb in bed befoie  ci rin'ti.cinjj its use���������4 homes cured mc "  Gentlemnn���������"What no you mean  by putting youi hand in mv pocket?"  Llght-fingcied Hill���������"Excuse mc, sn,  I'm so absent-minded 1 used to  hnve 11 pair of ti misers c\actly like  yours "  WASHINGTON EXCUKSIOW  IdAKCII  18  Lackawanna S10 00, ten days, extra stop-over at Baltimore Cheap  side trips. 'Philadelphia sleopoi Full  particulars 289 Main Streot, Buffalo,  N.  Y.  HOPED IT WIS SO  rJhe stein paient was sitting 111 tho  hall, reading tho evening paper, when  he heard the unmistakable sound of a  kiss coming from the liont loom, at  that moment occupied by his youngest  daughter nnd her noting "ii" Naturally, this made tho old gentleman  pretty nngiy, so up he bounced and  hoppod  into  the  room  "So I'vo caught you kissing my  daughter, have 1?" ho demanded testily.  "I trust theio Is no mistake about  It, sir," replied the young, man; "the  light Is none too bright,' and I  should feel disappointed if It should  turn but .that, after all, I was kissing  the cook."  We Gonvinc8 Sceptics.  Colds, Catarrh and Catarrhal  Headacha Relieved *in IO  Minutes, and cur-ad by Dr.  Afincw'3  Catarrhal   fo-ti/dar.  litre's one of a thousand such tcsti-  mcniei Itcv A 1) IliicMov, of lluijii.-  lo, savs ' I vv ish (ill to kifow vOuvt a  blCMSirB Dr Ac?ii(w*s Uat.uihn.1 Vow (Ier  i*- 111 a cum! of catarrh I vv is troubled  vviln this disease lor ycuis, Imt the  In ui tune I used this temotly it (?avo  incut cl.'liirhtful iclicf I now icgjul  my-cli  entirely  cuicd "t* tii  Ur. Agnew's Pills are ichjflitful  40 discs ia*censs  Gentlemen   Your Diicctiors'iospcctfully  submit   .for  their lepoit of tho business foi  the jear ended .December 01st,  l503_  the  rinanclal  Statcnfcnt   duly  auoStcd,   "' * ^ JA^.    ._  Vie aio pleased to lnfoini >ou that, in all branches, \hc business wasjj:  a most gratifying cln.ra.ttci, and Ujat jthc now business >vvas" largely in'excess of that of aiii other *,i*ar rnT.be history of thc Corr.r'-*nv Tito Staples earnings Meie such as enabled us to continue * the sanij���������very** liberal  f-calc* of di**Li.button to tho Pcilicvholders, a* in tlie*past i,The death rate  vvas sMuhlJy rn udvanco of that of 1002, but still..much helow the cxpecta-  .tion The I^ap'cs and Surrenders havo been ^gradually deceasing for some  time, and for the past jear wero comparatively moderate, ,  . * NEW and OLD DU*3r.NESS ��������� The applications received for new business  woid ,'1���������*313 foi -?5;17*3,112, of which 47 for $72,500 were-declined. lho  ���������Policies-issued were 3,'i'd.i for.'S.*),011,3S50.;  now in foi co is, ���������*!37,!j8.7,r>$l Z8, undei 5  amount  of S*^,118,G."i ~   .'  INCOSflr) ���������T ho net pi cnilum inconie,  0SG.47, Intoiest nnd Itcnts S306,007.4S  Income 81,501,070 03  PAYair.NTS  IO  PPilCYIIOI-'DnRS���������Tho   paj-.roents  to   Policvholdefs  were   Death Claims $2*53,580 93   Endowments  5122 587,     Purchased Toll-.  cies $31,972 1 S,  Suiplus  S77.300 28,   Anrurrtroft   58.274 90;     Totelj $493.-  721 31      Expense   Account   $282,738 43, Total Drsbursoments $776,449 74.  "Excess of income ovor expenditure* $784,620 29 ", ������  The Cash Assets amount to S6,882,953 S3, the Total Assets aio $7,-  298,552 12,  nn iricioa'so ovcr 1902 of $838,772 04 ,  -  Ll (VBTLITIESv-Tho total Liabilities are $6,670,22t 19, ircltiding tho  lequisite reserve of $6,617,71*1 S9 for tho security of'Policjiioldeis, computed at 4 per cent , 3������ par ceit  'and S per cent  SURPLUS���������-lhe Surplus, of tho Company's standaid of valuation is  $610,633 <!(., and on Government standaid $873,166 00. Tho increase in  Surplus   is   -51X7,483 22  Dining the jeartlho domaivl for money' was active, and the funds  weie fully invested, at a somewhat better rate of mterest, and in a class  of securities entu cly putsidoanvtlnng of a ha/ardoi s or speculative character ^Tlie pai'ircnlsTon Principal aiid Interest were unusually well met  thorp Ifettlg only $5.098'overdue interest at tho close of tho jear most of  .which has since been paid _^_  The IXecutivc Commrttoe c\ai**.n*od all tho securities, arid compared  tl.em wiih the iccoids all of which were loi'ro correct, ard in accordance  with  tho staton ent herewjyr  subiitttod .   *  The "\Ianitfoi Officers and Staff continue to dischaige ther respective  duties to the satisfaction of the Boai d.  You will br cilled  upon to elect tour 'Directors,   in   thi*  pl ice  of     t ie  Hon   Idr   dtistico  Button, Trailers C    Bruce    MP .   it.   Kcr-   PrbVen      nnd  Goo   A   Sonet villo   wl ose term of ofiice has expired   but all 01 whom are  eligible  foi   1 c-election ' '  On Dehalf of tho Board. RODURl   VHLVIX,  President  fA  -Via-  *S*v      t'iV^  S     i-Ji\r r-'js.Y?'  1     o^c*J������-������^- *. %i.  rt * T'r'-.    fc  ^^  1    r  ~?  '/if  A r>  LrDGi:n Asscrb-  Picmiums   (net)  Interest  ai (1   tents  l'i otrt and I oss  FINANCIAL STATEZ'IENT  -Dec ,JJbt,   1002  IN'COMU  SI  50 0'JS.  ,00 O X  211 ntr, i?  AfiO 007 13  70 OS  1   y  -.*-������ /  An  admirable food  ot th*  Nutritious and Economical.  48���������21  Poultry,  Butter,  Eggs,  Honey,  ALL   KIMfcS   OF  FRUITS  And Farm P������o*  duce generally^  consign it to us  na J we will pet  you good prices*  THE  Dawson Commission Go.,  - ' ���������jJORCDITTO.       L'turr-r  "I think it is so silly to we a  babv biting his toes, ' lomaiVed the  young    mothei "Well,     I  don't,"  spoke up tho young fatlet "It  shows thnt ho is alieady lcainm,; how  to be thnfty" *"lhrrrt>?" "Ve,  suiely voir can see that he rs making  both ends meet'"  PAYMENTS  Dcith   Claims  Statu i.(l   J3ti(jO������ ments  Payments  to   A-inuitiiiits  l'uichi*-jMl   1'olicii.s '  .Surplus  paid   to  I'ollcyholt ers  All   othe.    paviients  TO   POLICYIIOLDHRS  f25.i r>S(j U*>  1 JJ 1S7 00  "  8 271 '10  .51 07 2 18  77 300 JS  SI 1G3  07CT03   -  S7 tiOO.lOJ 07'i    j,  :t  I  s'^.  r '>y  411  ���������2S2.  723 13  rr, uo 71  t,rnnrn  Account Value  ASSI.lb  50 ssa  i,S3  IKIiciittiies cml Bond*.  M*ortf<!i(jcs , .  Loans on .Policies  Loans   en   101111   Coniiianv   *.tocvs  l.icns   on   Tolicie*. . 1  Keal'l    tato  Compnpv s   Honrt   Oilir-  All other items   inclticlmu Cash ip llnnks    S. atH  Additional   As ct 1 ^ *       ��������� 1    * '   .  'I 01 A I.   AShLTS      . ������*'....  ��������� . . r.T\I'.lL,ITIi:S '       -   ���������*���������  Hc->er.n-on.-l'ol ptps_( i_forc*_4pc_;_J^.i>_<:..   **^JP=*   *������*C1Z  S-'  $2.c,t3.*33't nr    1 A.  3 lill ."to 1 i  7<)2������'51.1 OR*  3 0 000 0D  .It-fO1^ 0J  10 TO-t-SI     .  ���������   TMtllidl.'..    - .   .   "  6.'242 OS   **��������� e sij-anOteiaiSi  .   . \00 DOM f.1!  '/-  S7,������f>'2  All   other   Uui'nlilies  4- 89.  53������5 03.30-  ,8BJi"i  {  -rt  I  U   .1  fp.r,7o "Si-.o!^  "-   $616 s5r:^Qc  ,   " S878,'!*S'5.3T'i  Surplus Grjmpan^'o Stanr!ara,4^, 3^% ami 3%  Surp-us Govarnmant Statidard ������U% and ZV/a  Att(l't<*(!" and   found   correefc .--...    ^,  .1.  M    Sd.UY, TCA      J Auditor*. (:j:0   WBGI^Ahi.         ,���������,  t     SCIJI I V                            i                      ��������� i.i���������cr  * i;ro\v th  of  tiro   C'ompaiw    lii-wR the post  year mn,y  Ijp .rco'i Jn   ������-l*v^l*>J-|  X     ti  'Uiu ..  Iciulrift   lithlc  Savr   As������uranco  Assurance   in   forco  Incniiic  A 'Si'I i .   'r.'.       ,      tt  Ski,>lii (   (Compnnv h   Stnmiareli  'I nu   i  figures for   each  cioril  of  prognss during  the past  "  j car pcrioc!  190*J    ''  5   1.C27 87R  3!.Kh.'32(l    ,  1 HOI O'W >  0 111 780  ttn>-tr<o>-  iuon  S'Tnn.-atio **  ty;A-i-smi. .  .-f,.-n-.l.T>70  7 aos.coa  O10.6S3 ,  Incr; i.-c  5    l ������>*������ -i". Tri4  a i t*< 't'u  1 O1) <>7>  IIP. 77 2  117,-tP'l  10*  vctri Is shown   In* the  foMov mg  -   < ,  V car  lh71  lt*7-t  1 HS.'i  3S8S  1**U i  lrt')8  1003  Income  J       1C4'!r������  fi') 277  JO'l 182  .19 5 07r������  OL'fl iOS  llii 911  l,"Jul 070  Pivv rncnts   lo  Policvird'rs  S     *J GR7  l,'.lb7  5t? ������ 1 I  J 21 507  212 272  J5'J 975  49J 721  A'tets  t       2*? 1 I 1  -.���������42 519  I'll 70-i  1,11 J. CiS  2.591,4 2+  '. 1 It., 120  T.S'JS.IS'i  Surplus  *      1 H2 V  2'J,1 II  l.l.T.l  90.1J7  22(������ 120  271   l'>(",  03 G G J3  *  A.-w'nnce  $ 701 000  1 SSB 1*11  C���������*;72 710  i _��������� u it. a 14  17.', 11 107  2.. 70'V>7'I  .'7 5*37,5.*il  '1'hc vnrio.il i. ports havmijr been acloi.tct' the retinue directors fTi/C!,'  mows v iis-clccted After .1 number of ablo und UiouelitTuI ade'ressts had heen  made liviScii.ticis of tie Heard,  prom n cnt      i*oIic: holders.      the     agents    and  ������n.������'&n������ffi'������.'tl,S,'!!������n.W an-l re^l^ted * ttejfr. "f1",,,^'^"}-  Mr Allied lloscin KC Tirst Vicc-Prciidcnl ard thc Hon Jlr .Justice Hntton. Second Vice-President of the Lomi in* for the rnsuinc vet- ���������,,���������������������������*,  ( lioolckts c,mt.uninhr f������n ,.*���������ort. com,>ns.riff lists of death ami emjowmen-t  chinn. paid of sccunlios IkIcI ard other ii.ccrc*nling and inst.urtrce v i-iicu'aM  aii! UeliiR Ksucd and ������.ilt in due course bo d^lriliulcd among pol.Cjholders and  intending insurants.)                                                                            u    UIDDri.L.  Si.cret'viy  Some tailois would mako excellent Tne roost.suc-es-jful trameil nurse  cav ah virion, the> are natmal-is the one vibo succeeds, in mar ij ing  born chargers her wealthiest patient  Issue No. 13���������04.  It u tlte faces that haj stood tho test of time-stand* tha  heaviest strain���������ne-rer ������01  ���������Bags���������Uio standard the world otoi*.   Order through our local agent or direct Irom ua.  THE PAQB WIRE FENCE Qb. UMITEO.      lTolbc-frlUcOat.    MsbIrjU, Qatc    mt. it-aim. I5.C    ���������������Uuj.'iAC& Slasa. .������3������������������@2i7S���������������3Xs������������^^ I "m Ule ilttf,-ck   wns   t}r}e discovci*y ol; tv  f mine at   the eastern foot of   NitnsWn |  ALWAYS   REMEMBER THAT  LEGAL  MASON  Are manufactured to  Secure Your   Confidence  and Patronage.  Pianos  Are manufactured to  Secure7 Your Confidence  and Patronage  hill, the cutting of the wirebi which  g)-, prevented a hep.vy loss."  il =  \  ���������it    the * head     of     all  plSyingf      attachiiichts  THE PIANQLA  FOR ALL PARTICUL  J.Mac I eod, Aere nt  FOR ALL PARTICULARS APPLY TO.  ������"32"  Second Street,  ReveSstoke.  R������,velsloke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  P *jii i 1 met.* Thmw-('r������.5. S tbtciiption >J  p.   ye r    A(lreiti*-*iii; rates on i"jjj]iL.������tioii  L Tinges ot ^ilttfili-eimMui tun L be in bej'o.e  nuo.* oil ^eiinc-jil t\ to insiuo iii.,e uion,  1 i'i P.jiilin^ i'i all ns Ji p    >i     o.oiii^iblv iiiiiJ  l't \   eTLCUtLtl    ���������  Thursday, June 2,  1004.  THE FUTURE OF B.~C.  Pi-of. Macomi  lias mafe the following   important   stt'temciit  ves-ieeting  et open to Lhem���������that of Ure Teiei-  tories ni'd JM.-nitobir, by the competi-  l on of ,''p]j,'i'eiiUv endless qu.ini/H ies  of i-ou^h  h n'bee, the ace'de.lull ovei'-  .. NOTICE.  ,     :','.���������:  ,..':    ..  Notice it: b*.*i'L*liy t*ivell tlu.fc lii'r'.y (ti.y n'tcv  ilato I iuUs-.wl to.apnl.v to ,"nc Chief Co;-.v,iii; -.iouer  ofl,:'lltts iiuil VVovIis I'm' c, o>icci'������r lltreii-ic io iri'.t  mul cin.'y I'tv.'j- tinilic*.--liniu tlio'follov.iii^ tiO-  *u'i-iljeil l.Muls jri tlte We-t Koci: cii.i.; <?i it.it'L:  1. Cui-.i-.nuiicir^at it post-.iiiu-ki'il ' K.Mullean's  ������ntitli i*.-'.::t 1'iiniL'f pn.-.t," ittiit pl.>iilccl cI lie wept  Ii-.aiU of the CoIiinVjhi livei* on.ni-.-te (lie riontii of  lln]t''"ii ci-et'*K. tlieiK-i.' ln*l .! Sn I'li.tin.,, '..lu'iiec  cvest So chains. Ihciicu snirtli SO eliains. thenee  eust 1:0 eliains to tliu pl.tee of eoiniiieiicciiieut.  .  ���������2. CoiiiineiiL'ii'.u; uta post ln.v- .ceil ."l'rMelX'an'.s  north ������ast corner post.'* unit planted at llic "west"  hank of tlie* C'olumhla ilvet im'insilc* tliu moiitli of  llol'licli creek, tlicmeu soutii Co chains, tlier.ee  west.fc\i i.'lia:n.i, tlience iiorllitil chains, liienee  ei*.itt SO ehaini to the place of ecmiiiiunccmieut.  llateil this i'ltlnltiy of Api'l, Idol.  UI13 V "K. JlchKAX.  ���������-.NOTICE. ,  . Notice.' te lioveliy- 'g.voii that -tli'i-ty days ntiur  ilitte.I intcnil to apply to the Chief .Commi sioner  of Lh'ids: and \Voi'-..s for* a special -license to cut  and carry away tiniliel* from the fnllovv'itg descrilied lands in the West Kooteuay ((-"strict: ,.  Coniiiienciiii; at ai post . iii;',ik(jt*.."H. AlcJIoan's  .south west coiner post,',' and jilanted -a t the Mile of  the llig llcnd trail about a lir.k'H north of Dovr.llu  creek, thonce north' SO 'chains, ' thence r:east-si)  chains, thence south ��������� tii uhains, tlience west So  chains to' the pluce of c.'iirtiic'i'coiiient..  Dated tli!s>2nd day of May, loot.   .    ,.../  ni12.    ;"���������-.- K- McJU3AX. '���������  joii-s*.:manning scott,  '������''..   ;'   Barrister, Solicitor, Etc. .  .First Street   '    '-"      :- ltevelstoke,7B.C.  fJARVEY, M'CAIM'KS ei PINKHAM  ::.'..-.-'-   '  Barristers7 'Solicitors, Etc.'  .Solicitors for Imriorfal Bunk of CJaaadu;  Coinpuuy funds to loan ntS percent.  Kibst STKEpi'. Bevelstoke U. C.  SOCIETIES:  iitodtiction of the neighboring country.  "A* tho liieetiti^ of the conve-itioii   Million, deceased,  anil that notice of  In   the   County   Court:of   Kootenay;*  holden at Rovelstbke.r  In the matter of the estate of Thbuias  MeMahon, deceased, aiid ::  '������������������������������������ ���������  In the! mi ttev of the I'Qfliciiil Adriiin-  istVatoi's' Act","* ! A':, ji' "..'. '������������������"'."' -.'-.  Dated tlie 19th driyrqf.Mniy, AX>[., ISuA.  Upon l'ettding the aflidavit of Vic-  toi'in MeMahon sworn -20th':.-.April,  li)!)-l,-the reiiiinciation.of right tolet-:  lei's df tidmitiisti'ation eNecnted ;l>y  si'jcl Vicloi-ir',McMalron, dated the 20fc.h  Ayi'tl,,IflO-1, it is ordered, that George  S. McCctrter, Official* Admintsfcratpi*.  for part of the County of Kootenay,-  sluill i,be Adntinistrator. of all. and  siriKiiiar the estate   of  Thonias :Mc-  the future of Biitish Columbia:    "As  the yens roll on Piid o.'i'.possos.sions  become  developed, the   value of   this  seco.id   E.itv'i-i   wil1 co-jie   so vjiit'lv  befo.e  die  people that  n*e7i""v*~������- "'"  ���������with asto lisainentvi'hy si'ch.ii, *or^iice  of   E.-i K1*.   C-A'.- iib!.* pit", dor 1 * c"ie  pa~L.     Today   Jiere   vie -HI ���������'Ves of  co.-u,t line clothed with a forest giov. tii i ,'}'oi}.1'������^} c���������   ,  , the UiiiLid States  tsi'.ijex'lor to anv thing e'se in I va vvo lc1 |  at present.    lis shore'*, i.-ide'ie" .iiiil  xnultili't'eb of h.vr'oo.s  b.iy.s rod i.ile s.  t-eeioiii^:   vv;J.h   m;   l,������ s   of  Ji-,b.    l'c^  rf,c' sand sands cojc. i li'i^ .'.o'c1. :ro.'.  pil.e.-. co."vl i'iid  v.-'o. *   o lie ��������� mj.ie^  als.     And   besides   ,''1  this it clinic'te  e    e**ioi   to  ICigl,* m". jii eve.y .*espu'jt,  h-i/-i as re-,,'.t'i Iiert  mil   1i"j'**i.    2.  pircl \ec men nillpsl; vvh.*c ,s ievv-o,- Wi  I ,������a*-vTei'.   'WciLlb liio.e  lIuui Qt'e'jec  aud all the ni.'i-iciiue p 'ov in, es tliroii l  iii.*    A-'d  sceptics iii, v   :e - .���������ssii-of'1  tli-1  -he d. y  U  doL f.'i* (���������'-..  il v.he-i  my w Oids will be accepted ,i*j tiirtli.  Clicevi.s no d'soosition to nrgt'e the  clieo.ei.lc*. i CiiicsUoiis of lai'iH' policy  with the r*ovf*rnment, but a desire to  ,.;.,<v t.0l v io������ei'jly to their a LLen Lion  Aao ticinal e.'ist'tng conditions, which  .*' i the Ll' .e.'LCiiccl loss of employiueiit  lo a host of .laboiing men and the  ini'Cileiicd loss of iiivc&lincnl to those  ���������vlio have Intel\- been ptitling their  iiioney into die Imnber business in tho  r.uerior oi DriLish Columhi.'., with the  retp'.est tbat we be put on the s._iuc  .���������irifl iooLI.iif iu our oivn count.y i;us  oi'i' coinpccico.s ate in Lhe ni,*rkols or  Ilip U.nLcd. SCrLes, .iiicl L'i.'l so long i>s  wo have Lo pay $2 per Lhous.uid duLy  h lt "iibe." th."*, we bCiiil iiiio  thi't LliO ���������si'iue tltay  bo levied upon Llieir rough Iuiiilier  c*(,iiii *.g into C.niadi*.' ��������� Rossland  Miner,  lliis order be: published in .fouiv issues  of ..tlie Kevelstoke  Herald  newspaper,  published titiBevelstoke, B.C.r-      :    -  .[,.;?:-���������,      J. A. Forin, , J. ,:  ���������:���������:-������������������������������������-������������������������������������"V&nLmsi  Ai.:^^^5^y.  Corporation   of the   City  -    ?     of Revelstoke. ���������  :"y-"pOG;"TMy-y..y  Owners of: dog?s vvithin v the City..are  required.'to pay tiro tax on same bj' June  151I1 ne:-ct; after.-whicli clatCr tlie? Pocincl-  keeper..liasliiistt'ii'clions^.to';?.'deali.':jyi'di^aiiy  clojjs ori whicli llicjax lias iio't..been [iaici;  according',.;to tlie provisions, or^ the Bylavy  iclr'.itiig-lliereto.       . .,-��������� ;.,?-*;.,.?'  -;-������������������������������������'     ': ���������"..-���������.  '?;" :i-i; floyd, ? 7/  :-'7"?;     '   .'-r--'-.-.   ���������-������������������' :. . City_Clerl:.  Reyclstokc, B.C., Mpy 26th,  1904.  Jled Rose Degree moots second "rind fourth  Tuesdays of cacti* month; White Rose Decree  meets third Tuesday of eiieh quarter, in OddfeK  lows Hnll.   VisltinB liretliren ivelciome    ���������'���������'���������'  T. II. BAKER,  '���������'���������'-U. COOKE,-     ?-  . , ; rrosiUent. ��������� Seoretary,  LOYA.L ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  ?: itosiular meetings are held in.the  - Oddfellow's Hall on the:Third, Kri-  ffiA   day of eacli:moiith, (it 8 p.m. shiir^i  pT)'*:VlBlM'nir-brothrcn- cordially invited ;  ��������� .-,.,W. B. I'LEillNG, W.-M--    .  ,     ?.'-.   . J. ACHESOK,ltec.-Sec.  KOOTENAY STAlt.E. B, P.   .  Moots on. First Tuesday of'evory month", in  I.O. O.F.Hall.  ,--.  '  J. ACHESON.-w. i'". ,  '���������;..'.     '-'?���������    -J. H, ARMHTKONG, Reg.-.   .  EAMCY GAKES     ;,;  AMD CONFECTIONERY i,  !: If -ynn ���������wiuit tlite' above: we can  supply you with aiiytliing ��������� irr this  line..; :.      f.        . . .    . ��������� ..  ������������������     : TIIYOUR-      '-,:'.'   ���������   , .-,������������������  .  , : WIIOI.KSOME.    ���������; ,.,,  White a������d Brown Bread  Scones and Buns'';., /  Dancos and l'rivato Parties Catered To;  Full Stock of Kxeelleiit Caudies.  ,.   :  A. E.  BENNISON,  Mju'kL'iiziu, Avenue.  \V-y  tv.:  (^ f00;������;-  .Wholesale and.Retail Dealers  PRIME  BEEF;   -PORK.   MDiTON   .SAUSAGE.  ; FISH AND'GAME :iI*T -SEASON; '���������:! '^y,  **'***M******t* ��������� ���������i**************'  ���������Fllff lAILORINii  t    IH SPRING SUITINGS  ���������it  *,  *  a  * ;���������  ���������H  *'���������  ���������5*  *-  ���������K ?  ���������it.-  ���������it  (->  >5*  K*  AHD OVERCOATINGS   I  -.**Vo have a liandsoino assortment to     ^"  chouse froiii, at prices that should be  '  ������  '���������attractive to careful buyers;     ���������;-���������  B ?l-:ver.vtliini;   strictly  up-to-'itate    Iu  , style, tit and tltrish.  tr  *  ti,  .:*���������  >|J^^^.'|j^iXlXAt*^^i*C^^iXt.'|JA^i^  THE ONLY UNION SHOP IN TOWN  'l : J. A. WILSON, ^  Graiitiato of Mitclioll's School of'.Gar;  -: ment Cutting, New York.'-���������-':  iSstablislnneut���������Next r Tavlor.. Block. .  Gold' Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No.-26, Hovelstoke, B. C,  MEETS EVEEY WEbNESDAY  ���������in Oddfellows'ijlall at, 8  'olclock. .Visiting Knights are  Cordially 'Invited. ������������������'������������������.-'.-  HOWE, C.C." '    '   '  "-;������������������ J. VV. BENNETT, IC. of R. its..  II.' A. BROM'.V,.Master of Finance.- .  HOME  DEFENCE.  The re:io.!.of  Jie iov. I coiimii������**'Oii  on   the   volu-iteei*   .'im   i,i;,it\*i,forces  ap'xiintecl by tbe.wai.' ofllce ..1 Lo.*c"on  pi*aci.ic.il:y   recoinrii?ncls   coiisci'',).'ou  aa the only mei^is oc ji.'oriOi.i^ a ho.ne  defence army p.'ecji'f te fc* the procec-,  tic.i  of l*ie *.o *.'>l-.   ia the aA.e --.e oi  re^r.li*r^ti'oo,;s.__ ..'l'|i.e^i).*ii*friiji^'-o_iie_'?_^  are oi tli*- 0^1*';r* 1  ,'���������.. t t'io ij".*nci,ile I  i  ai'.ipleil   bv  ,-il   o:   the   oliie-*   u*0-'   .-  Etirojiean 4t;'ie- uiit-ibe !'.'0l*1-iu!ojj.-  oc"i hv Gre<U E ' .���������'������������������. r.iCi   Jit. i ':. i- t'.ie  dt'.v' eif eve   ' r'jle-,*>c:ic'c; c!i.'':en to !ro  t. nined i'o ��������� nsu'oiiAl (lefenee.  Further Devaiis of <he   Ati-ick  on    Kinchou   and     Nan.han  Hill���������Japs Driven back Several Times before Victorious.  I'ol^lo. 31,'vCO.���������Thc J<=iWties,e cos:--  .'Itios at N.*iish. 11  ,-i*e now e-cinif veil  .it 3.0CJ.    The ni'iiihe.' o^ Kuosi.'o ^rrn,  ciplui-eci exceed 70.  "W- ���������>" '-'Cao J- M.-v 21.���������Tlie .T,'p,'ti-  e-e, le%."i."cHi lIi'i ,"'i.e:'noon received  i-io i'o"oi.-;":-.^- de-sp.--1civ.dated Toko,  .'ii.-������������������'��������� 2S : Tlie follov/ius* ere fin*i;he.  tie.: *'^ : 'fte.f'ut. ckoii K'.iclioi'. The  ticli'clcon ehe, e-ieniv- 11 Nt'uslip,! hill  '.unic'ii'joc   at  2:3;*i on cbe2jle.  '���������be  (H!e.-ii���������<,^le-e,i^  vt;-i-VVei'c-0r^irlii.iO-itr  ���������nd ^neij ; .'tille.c  On Lumbci I:,sue.  A. .0. )P ��������� c-, 'lei. of theCi.-in'n'f:'' *.-  p.-:".i7-,"-'wiil e ,.t"-.c*.it ti.e. A.s������ot-i, c  Ii;.;- d- V.r T-vda of IC. -.en B, C.  wj'cli iiich'fie- tire B-'-'.Ai' *d bo,-:i'. r *���������  ti't- c'ele.'v i/'i 1 ih. i ,.oe- lo Oi? - -..'*.  ne.. twee1: io piece >:>e,'o cie Fc"7*; t  govei-.i-aenc i.he c!.-.'i -> of K.-L'^h Co-..  u.'iilj'r. lr ,.i'ie. ,iei), ��������� 'Aoe e'e'e,,-iio *  also iinli.des \'eMS,'S. ��������� Lc ,.iy <,c Sew  We-jlnifiisler fl'id XV-aii oi oi X7:nt  cot'.ve.'..  Iii comr.mnicati.i'j' with M...-'Flu.Tiei*-  felt on the subject o? reprce-iL^.g tbe  As^oci.' leu Eori-c':s. SJeCi-ei; .���������;, Mt c\ er-  Et? weDt -i*;.c- the m    te.* ;>s r.il.'otvs :  " At ot'.r l.-.t co ive.ii.io',1 tbe nip ttcv  vrjs rer'e '*ed J. * i the rc"c .*e**s of the  p enlc'eul. <* livtr1 .1 .���������- .'e s.bicc-.  o~ a cl!.-c.S'*'ojii,ic' I'e-jo'. . 0.1 o" ^he  Conveii(:������ii.  "Tbe siiivi'on li. J niin -nip..0 ���������.-.;.  since the ciine of the co.ne.iL'oii. 'i ie.  mUl-nien in ihe iiiie.-io.* of L. C. vvvo  *n*iiT->;n die lc.si tvvoo.' oh ee j e.(, 7 ii. <e  i.'vesi.ed a i.'-.n th, t -. pos '.ro iho  millions in mills and limiLs, find In*- ������������������  selves   now   met in  the mt r'.ec upon  Vbicb they depended���������the only mail,-, the fotts.  One of the-notable incidents  pe   ,������������������    0.1c -.,: ,,   1  oo.isjs.':���������(��������� of (ii.i.;i' jit'.,is of VH..-!oi*s cc.li-  bres ; u\ two qrlcU-l'i j;,:.i3 He'c pvtille, -  co.:rp, i'c*. ". iiei. *.i,';'iK.*y vve.i?  r-. *.ised i.i tvvo or three lilies in covered  t eiu' a- ,*'.li loo iliolesdn1 b.'d riiaceii  ,.i;*ci>**-.e _ iio'ii "^-io.v; ,iu pui.ivS fiid  oP"e (*���������* a Sti> 10 > ,'c isi. .ice. TVe  .  *.,;:���������''   ,*i;   ti.      fie if1   'i.t*.is  I'pon the  "O'tS!','     Ill*    CIO,*    '.   lU-'ilCi.Jt'I Ci i#!t.  !e.'*% i*tif'.'si'e.ic.-ed e'eveii of tbem. The  fi *'e e -, ;i evioi'.r,lv i-eii.-efi to N. 11-  ' *.v,-ii;/l ;*,nl corrcl i;*,'ed H.-'-og ti.it'l  ���������'i^'i;. Oc* f*,*."Me ���������..' ''.-o-iico;itivi.ed'  i; e?���������'��������� i:. e 0.1 ���������*ie eiieniy's ' .*o>iche,s, ('.id  o -��������� ' f.' 1 ... forces ."c'virced within  '(J o.'.oCD -,'jctiei ii-oin i,he e.ieiiiy's  ���������'Oijli-'o'i. but l^.e vi.e etit,-i^leinoiiis  i'iid rni-'c* Ai.y bero.e its, rrrc*. i:be e.re-  ii'-'s ; ���������"..-.i(,.'i-, aiifi. Lhe i.ii'ehiiie gn.is  ..hose li.e yet rei.i;['oertt'lirb. ted kept  .������������������.-, i'i.*'.!'., i!..io,! i'r. Fin, 11 v rill.'iiifan-  v.'j- jrr.'Ces ('piiroecbec! within 2G0  iireles r'.rr.n thn enemy's position nnd  ti-'ed .sevcvil cii(i..';;es. bi'C thei-iO st-ll  ,)io\e(.' un ii'.tisf.'icto.y, oiTice.'s n.nd  iiien ."'I f, "I'n.'v ivii; .'i.i 20 ov 30 iiiei.es  .'. run i.'ie enoiiiy's po-iiuloii. Tlie.-eppoii  ii-v . 'vl.'e!.-- be^.'iv a li"; \y i'i.in.^, find  ' 1 tbe nve,i!..ig-, (".(riii;^' llio ssavo-.vui  1: ii,)oii,?i'*iii,';-, ihe lest chcr^e wiry  liU'f'e {���������iii'' tbe 'ii'ei'cli vv.(.s opened vvii.h  ���������,i", i, dr ci''ly. Lii.iJii^h which we  ,;."'.!!*<��������� Uie whole hei'jhi.. expelled the  e.:c*..iv ,**,id  ei'iili'-.-c'd nil  the guns on  For Sale  The ranche is situated on the  main line of the  C.P:R.,   west  one    mile     from  station.  Crafgellachie  On the,property is one7 g-ood  building" 26x1 S, besides died and  root hbuses. Between 20 to 25  acres cleared and 25 acres parr  tially cleared, 20 fruit tree': and  abundance of good water.'.-' . /  Applv for terms and particula r  to  HERALD  OFFICE. .  ;H;;.PEBRY-UEAKE,- . :��������� '.-.^i ;;-;?<  - Mining Engineeri[ii.  y.-l. and Metallurgist.7-r:v^:  SPECIALTIES::.? :,'..,'   ,' ��������� :[[:'['[[.i [i . ���������:,- '.'  ! ?       ' Exarainatioti and reports on Mining  .A. ������������������'    .:,'-'���������' Properties;: ,, ;, ? ? .?'���������;??..   ?'?-  '"'.?'���������:-''?.'.  .   . Speciiicatioii   and; Construction.,;"o  -Mining Machinery.  ... *??' :,  ,-_-���������. ; ���������- Mill ? Tests   of ...Ores and   Coricen-  'A"i A-ii i"-,A'  :?trates: '?;,:'.;.., ~r: ,yi i-A ���������;���������'  Bedforil JIcNeill CoilerJ :i-���������������������������' .   : .   i,A'iii ���������/,:���������:.:'/  COWAN ULOCK, Bevelstoke, B. C? ,?;������������������'  ;SV!OSORdP^;B^S^5^-*#  'r':v Plumbing, Steam and' Hot Water;'. Ai,  , ??' . Heating,  Electric Wiring ���������&?.-.?.  ���������'.;'-,'-' J; :;-|?;*'Belf. Vv7orks:"';?;.; :yfi" 'i-i/A^i  '��������� Pipes.?Valves;and Fittings..  7:-7  ��������� J''iSecond St.^ REVELSTOKE, B.C7'  .    . ?Eggs for Hatching \  Bioii7.e tui'Key eggsj-25c each;? Pekin  duck-eggs^ 11 for $1;. a ^fevv Black  Minorca eggs, 18 for $1:- Bard ;.P. Eock  eggsi 13 for $1 or six dollars per 100.  Agent for Chathani incubators'and  Brooders. ?:?,:;.*?', ���������������������������?*���������  :'.':' .'��������������������������� I-;- "���������"'.; JOHN jpHNSpN,^;:^.':1:'':;?..;;:'  71m   Canoe Creek:? Sa'inqn Arm, B;0  M. A. SMltH & CO.,  Succesaoi-s to A. N. Smith.  ':'U"K~JtCi''iM''''' '^  YOUR EYES  . ������s������*~-  ";'  Tovvear good, glasses: .'���������'.: To those5 vvho.'hav-e to:rwdrk;:*'  ':  <ahd feel   that  their ^eyerS; iii'e   eoiifcini'ially;'acliing  . from tliat cause should' weiirn pair. =    The trouble" is?  that the inajority'of people ,clo-not. knovv'tliat^ the-'  "��������� '."right glassos'will give that needed'rest.-';r: -     -: ***    "?'.'���������-  tXVE XV1EE EXAMIN13   YOUR������:EYES'FHEB   OP>:r.  ...    CHARGE; and if you feel that'; you-are- justified* in  ������������������'"' wearing*glasses we can :fit7(-you.    -A; largo;quantity  1   alvvtiys in stock. ��������� .;ir''���������'���������/��������� ��������� -���������'������������������"���������    '-'''rK"'?-? .,' =-''M-'���������  watchmaker;  t  ;    ANDi OPTICIAN  BAKERS AND COKFECtlONERS  I'reslr and Complete Line of Groceries.i   A;  *Ta& I- Waodrow  Retail Dealer.iti���������������������������Ai'-'Ayii.i 'iAA/i':- '���������'*  ;iiB Mii/B0ii ?SS:^>fe:^^l'7l  1. \ || '^i^iittqrfi ^Ete,^V;r ji It;.  Fish;and Garnein;Season.'i...A     '-'i-iA  '-'''.'.'i r.'iv.Ali:order*;promptljr;lllJiei..-''.-���������:'-i'a���������:?,:?v  ������������r^s^I^YB&g������*DKKB.^  'FROM    845.00  Agent for tlie famous''cusliionfeiine  vv'h'ee'ts���������all roads good ro!.ids;with the  cushion frames. .:: ...  -.,.....  Bicvcle fittings, Dunlop, M. and W.,  and Single cube7'tires, pumps, bells,  gas iind oil lamps, handle grips, sad-  diet?,': valves, Morrow coaster brakes,  etc. "Wheels repaired. ; ?.  Cycle Depot  -  Back--o-f-Roy-3rr>ytho'a;-TobaccO-8toro.  UNION HOTEL  FIRST CLASS  32   PER  DAY HOUSE  Choice Brands of Wince, Liquors  and Cigars.     '  J. LAUGHTQM, Prop.  I'lrst   ..  Street.  THE UNION flOTEL  W. J. LICHTBURNE, Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FIRST-CLASS  THE   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, -  B. C.  \MM DAIRYf ARMS  FOR SALE  Land for sale in -.Lots to .-suit, from  20 acres tip to 400,. in the best fruit  growing section of the Okanagan  district on .main line of the V.P.ll.  APPLY TO  J. W. McCallum  Salmon Arm, B. C.  PELLEW-HARVEY,:    i  AiAl y BRYANT & CILMAN  ,;' :J:y.- ;Mi ni ng "���������, E n^ine^;:^':.''^?  7    ;   ;.   arid?Assayers^?:Ai/  -VANCOUVER, B.C.-^ Established i890 j  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  ii     'A      '������������������UNDERTAKEN.',:";7::  Tests made up to 2,000 lbs.':  A specialty made of-checking Smelter.  Plllps.* !* ���������-.  .'-;>.:���������: ::���������. i.tA.-;-.:.".K'Z.J. .,���������/,.. ; :���������;���������'���������;ir.':  -...  Samples from the Interior,by mail or  exoress promptly attended to.?-.-.  ��������� dorrespondenee solicited. ���������/��������� ?---. ;-, A-:> :-  A-:/, '-;*;.VANcbuVER!B.;C.^^  H. W. Edv/ards,'  :[".[-.  Taxidermist.  DEER    HEADS, .BIRDS,     ANIMALS  ;';���������' /'.   MOUNTED.:i'[.[.J.["i[ "...  '.'DON^TiUFFiRrfl  r^:''AI^;L0NCER'7;:''^  [jiily Save ^.'Your-S-  ^^������������������'EYES^:'  Examination  "'    :'!'.���������'         ��������� , "-' ���������   ���������  -AA. "' '.',"   *V*,      '. *-'i  '  ".---.         ���������������������������������������������      -���������������������������   ..,.���������������'.���������       .              1-si-:-;-* ������������������������������������":������������������ *-;:-   :,:   i,'i-  -?,.u  p$'i>:^^  ;i/l  yy-4  i'l\  Am  V*/hoIesale ^t Retaii Meat Merchant.  :j&^  J^irst7-S|reit^^  ty^������ UNION *^sgr  Cigar   Factory  REVELSTOKEJ   B.C.  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  MEN WANTED  TWENTY-FIVE (25) BUSH   MEN  wanted by  BIG BEND LUMBER CO.,  ARROWHEAD, B. 0.  Brands." <      . '. ���������';���������-.-)';  OUR   SPECIAL 'and THE' UNION  ,ALL  GOODS  'UMION1 MADE  ll^>(^)lM)K)(Mi)l^!:  WINTER RESORT  ,. Pine Clad Sand Hills of, . ..'  North    Carolina;    Pine  '.-.        Blllir.   ,   ...    ' .j.'.j'    ".        [i.:.'.x.  [:--..  A Two-Cent Stamp' for'   "'  : Booklet,  FP     Al I CIT  SKCItKTAItYl  . U. ALLtni'IlOAKD OF TRADE.  Two Doors South of the New Imperial  Bank  Premises formerly occupied by Union Restaurant,  Mrs. RrlcKitrick, Manageress.  Open at all hours. . '������������������:'.     .,  Meal Tickets Issued.  'MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  A. trial'n'nil I* convinced'tlitit it" will uivi: rcMiiltn  Hiiro ami Inaliiiic. Citnnl wfAlcnims niicj iindi;-  vultiju-Al cruiinH,: Ktrlctum unci .varirnculi),- Sonil  ntadip ter luttik Hunt ^uiilccl In plain eiivelopci.  riJK -STRBNVA IfKAT/l'lf AI'MANOI* CO  713 Cortlova Street, >Vcxt, Vaucoiivur,'^I.C. .-.'.'.  Restaurant  YODOFQJir, PROP.  BEST EATING HOUSE IN  IM IE CITY.  MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS  Oriental Hotel  Ably fu rnished,. .with'' the  Choicest - th*-*>-!Market  affords,?   ;    ;.���������:���������:,  A -,.,..-  BEST WINES,-LIQIJORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a' day.  Monthly Rate. -  J. Albert Stone, ��������� Prop.  Short Orders tastefully "scryedJ";*;.'  Terms Moderate.  TALKS ABOUT  "���������'���������������������������-.' If- you-'buy'vour- Spring ������������������  :?���������'.. ��������� ��������� ''r^jiitv^ohr'/QIUSSSMAN^it-.'w;,;--  '.'���������.���������.'''8UM-"'tb''*be*,-%on������ct'-'*>in-r:eveitrjr  ;; , '"    ���������particula'ri'-'And..-' Why ?���������Be- ,  '    .!'7 cause he sells the, Befet Goods?���������]-���������'���������  ���������'������������������''   ;      to i?e:had.-; '; ;-j;::. [.:"���������:''''������������������<���������;',��������� "i-1"-  ���������''?.   ���������-.'-'     ; 7  Our lieljp'-^yOu cap procure '.:?  '  -    .nothing better; and: Our Guar-.:>  "':  ? aritee goeB :v^ith? ;every-7-.Gar-'?i:'  -"   i''������������������'.-1116'n't,   the   Genuine   Custbiii  * ���������:��������� ���������'��������� .:������������������-���������''���������   Tailors Union.Label..,?:    :7 -** : 7  "���������' ��������� 'What tiiore do you want���������    ���������  "A'A       The Genuine  Gorids,' Modern ':'  ".. t-Cut, Fit and '. MakoyAlI Guar- \.  'Jahteed.'".���������,���������:..;'; ���������'".;i[.'*���������* '���������'���������' j!'Ai~ '"'���������'. ������������������'-  Ai: ������ ���������  OUR SPRING SHIPrdENTS  '"' ��������� ai������ more complete and - comprise! not only '^oiir usual large^Iisplay:  but Novelties.in ScoVclr. Suitings, Fancy:Te!rtings;and.^  .; that cannot be seen outisiA* this stdre iii this, section..;   It has been,  said that the Scotch T* iveeds we 'are showing are;        . .      ,     ',  THE AP^IRATlbN bf ALL  ,':" admirersof nice'gijods^.  I^ies AtTigh Class Custom  Tailoring  to order.  ? ,.A -'���������"Ai'A A.-....[. ."'��������� ���������:-'...   .'."*.'-.. '>*'y,':  J* B. Cresiiirmn, Revelstok||  ���������*:;^.'  ��������� ^ .'Tiifciffi^ 4r  ���������:V -A%A f-'H'OT.\9^-.-t--.-r ,-;,?, ������������������...-;..-,;:.  Ndlrce i.s hereby given that thirty clays  aflerydate I iiiteiid to apply. _lo the. Chief  Comrtissionerriof. liinds! and*Works rilbr- a  special license to cm and carry away  timber from tire[.following described larrds  situaled on- Tiim", Tuin'-* JUakbir^Lillooert  district, 11. C. ."'       "''.--"  '"���������   ""       I.'Commencing at a post marked "A  Linel?iii.rg-qi!'^-South,..West.., Corner Post,"  planted on 'the "cast"side of KmibiskcVt  Crock, abpnt'-'three: ni*'li*s:riip rfronv Turn-  Turn Lake,-.thenuatnorti; So chains, tlience.  e.ist-So cli.-iins, tlioiicii soutii So: GJiniiis,,  thence^ivest So--chains lo point of..com-"  nu'iicciiipnl.   .; ...  ; ......     ������ -���������-..,,     ���������-       j  Dill,ed tliis^jncl day of April, 1904.     - *.  2.; Gommericinjr ata post marked "Ai.  Lirrebargci**!j' Nortir Kast' Corner. Post,"  plained oil .the' east, side "ot kihibnsket  Creek, about live mile's "up from Turn Tilth  Turn Lake, tlience south So chains, thence  west 80 cFia1ns,'; tlience riorth So * clraing;  Ihence east 80 chains'to'.point of com--  nrencoincriti'-   >'-���������>'"      ���������a-    ��������� "���������?���������'���������'    1   ?-:*''  Dtded'ithis 33rd day of April. 1904.  t-J." 'i[:":,"'i .ArpNEi&RdER.''  NOTICE.  1 ;��������� Notice iti hereby given that thirty days after date  I-intend to apply to tlie chief couniiiaaiouerbl  Lands anil.Works tor u, special licgjice to eut and  curry luvtiy timlier from the following described  lauds in'tho WestKbotenav district:-      ' '  1. Coiiniicnciin; at- -a"-- post iriavkocl "H. G. Parson's soutlt'east .corner post'.' rancL.'plcintedj.at  about one njile north,of the Columbia river, back  of Strawberry Flat, therrce riortlfSOclraihs, tlience  \vcsi SO chaiiis1, .tlience south' SOchaliis, tlrence east  St) chains toithe place ot.ctonimcruceurent. r.  '���������'2. Coumicuciui; at. a, post marked "II. G. Parson's south west cornel' post" and planted* at  about one utile north of.tho btuik.uf the Columbia  river, back ,of Strawberry Wat, tirouce north 60  chains, thencu east SO chaius, theuce south 80  chains,. UieucM.-wi'st SO chains- to; the^place of  coinineliceuient.    -"    .      \Ar' '/       '.'���������."  Dated this 2'ith c'ay'of Miircih, 1004i'^.'   \'?' .     ''''  incii3i   .   .:'',  ['     s" ,  , ii'. p."pab'son..  ''-���������". J     NOTICE    *  Notice is hereb\~glien that tlnrtj d.iis  after date I intend 10 appl\ to the Chiel  Commissioner of Lands and Works for .1  special" license to cut and c.uii a\\a\  tun Ber trom the lollj'iini; described land-,  srttrnted or*i Term 1 urn Lake, Lillooel  District, B: O.     ���������*" '-  r. Commencini!- at a posUnr 11 ked "C.  Ltneb.irgers Noi 111 West. Cor no Post,'  planted about three n iles norm tiom toot  ot 1 mn'Ium Lake, on List side ofKim-,  basket Creek, thenee soutli. 1,60 chains,  tlience east 40-chains, llienco north 160  chains,|thence ^ust, 40 chains lo point ot  commencement.  2. Commencing at a'post ni rked "C.  Lincban>ers Noith West Coiner Post, '  planted on the. eist jsido ol, KnnbisUet  Creek, about throe miles abo\e Turn Turn  Like, thence soutii 160 chains, ihence  cast 40 chains, tlience north i6j chains,  thence west 40-.chains to point of commencement.    ' 1  Dated this 22nd dm of Apnl, 1904  C. L1NEBARGLR,  NOTICE r_  Notice rs herebv gr\err tbat th itv dais  after date I intend to applv to the duel  Commissioner of 1 inds and Works tor a  special license to cut and carry aw iv  timber from the fo low ine; desinbed lands,  situaled on , Turn Turn L ike, Lrllooet  district, B. C. '  Commencing at a post maiked "R.  Liuebarj>ers South West Come Post,  planted about one mrle north from Sugar  Creek, on the east boundary ot' 1. A.  Kallrhee s I.rmrt, thence north 160 chains,  tlience east 40 chains, ihence soutlr 160  chains, thence west 40 chains to point ol  commencement.    < *���������  Dated this 26th daj of Vpul, 1934.  R. LINEBARGER.  '-'*. NOTICE.,.. - ; -?,-  ...,,, .'  Notice-'is? hereby.^ivon tlmt.-thirty .days after,  date I intend lo apply to the Chief..Commissioner  of I.amls-ahd Works'-for 11 special licence to cut  aud carry avvay timber from tho following described lauds iu tbe Wost Kootenay district I- ; /,: r  * 1. Coniuifucinc; at a post marked. "M. J, Par-,  sorf.s south, west corner post!' and planted at  about oiietriiil-ciiie-fiiurtli miles from the indirth of  Holdiclt creek aiid.oii the east-banlcof said creek,  theuce north 100 chaf(is, theuce east'4p chains,  .tiieuee south "10U clittins, tiieuee west 40 chains to'  the place of? commencement. ��������� ���������" '���������- ���������' ���������:��������� ' - ��������� v *rf **--.-':  :"-2. Coiiiiiiiniciuiirat apost marked "M.-JVT-arv  sqii-c south t tst cm utr po-t and pi mted it ibotit  one and o ic f-mrtli miles from the mouth of Hoi  dlch creel, md on the e 1st Iriuk of sard cr-Lik,  thence, noith 100 chains, thence west 40 chains,  theuce south lou Limits thtnee east 40 (.li,uus to  the pl tee c f coiumcm (.merit  J) itul this isth d iv of .".Jnri.li, 1004  NOTICE  .Notice is hereby given that sixty days after date'  I intend to "apply to the Cliief Commissioner of  ^Lands-aud.-.Works.for permission to. purchase  the .following' descrilied .lands situated on the'  North side of UpJJePA'rrovv Lake'iiear theJfiiouth  of . Columbia .Kiver .in West Kootenay District  commencing at a post planted on the north side of  Upper-Arrow Lake and on the East boundary*, of*  Lot S84, Group One, and marked .1'. Kilpatnck's  south west cornei post; theneo nnrtii 20 chains;  tlieiiee' east 00 chains: tlieiiee south '20 chains;  ,thence.-west oo chains to the point of commeuce-  ment, containing 120tw;res.more.pr less.. ,  Dated this Mrdday or February, 1904.  '"'-';    "':���������'     -       '   T. KILPATRICK;1  lllcll'l  M   J  PARSON  ��������� '.        :- -, ������������������������������������jt.r. NOTICE.- .  Notlco'is hereby given that 80 days aftei date I  will.-, apply: to the chief Commissioner of Lands  'nud-Works-for a special licence to tut atiiUarr>  away timber from the follow ing descrilied lands:  Commencing at'W.'Sutherland's south east post  situate on the west bank of the north fork of  Fastair Creek, thence noith IM) thains, tlience  west' 40 * chains, thenee south 160 chains, tlience  cast40 chains to,the pointof commencement.  .    - :.'-;..-   ^.'-..-.. And  .1 Coiiuucilclug atW. Sutherland's soutii west cor  ner post, situate aboitt one quarter of a inilo north  vvest from the'southwest?comer of Lot 871, thence  south *-|sn "chains, 'tbence cast So chains, thence  rrorth SO chains, thence west| 80^ .hains to the  point of commencement *  Dated 15th March, 11)04  W, SUTHERLAND.'  NOIJCE.  ?volicu ts liuelo given that thirtv days after  date T intend to tiipl> to the hief Commissioner  of 1 inds inil Vi orks fora special licence to cut and  eanv iwivi timber fiom Lhe following described  1 inds nigthe U e-,t Kooteu 13 district  1 loiiimenein���������'.ttapot>t unrked"D l\oolscya  south w est coinei post in I pl mted at ibout one  mile north of the Columbi 1 river at P Peterson s  south e 1st corner thenee north 80 clmtns, thenee  e ist tiO eh uns theuce south 80 chains thence vvest  SO ch uus to the place of commencement      *"  '  2 C ciriimeueiu^ it 1 post marked ' D Woolsev's  south ea-*t ecu nei post and planted at about one  mile north of the Columbia riveiatP Pctcrsous  southeast corner theuce noith 80 chains thence  \vest SO (Huns thenee soutii 80 chains, theuce  e 1st SO chains to the placo of ci liimeiiceincnt  Dated thisital da} of March, 1904  mcli31 ' D  WOOLSLY  NOTICE,  Notice is herebj given (bat tw0 months after  the publication of thrs notice I intend to apnl> to  the I href Comruissroner of Larrds and *>\ orks for  permission to purchase the follow ing described  Hinds situate on the north side of Upper Arrow  Lake, in West Kootena} district: -  Commencing at a post planted near the Indian  gravevard, about half a mile east of the Canadian  Pacrffc liarlwa} Compan> s statron at Arrowhead  and rn uked "Jas II Solsons north westcorner,"  theneo east 80 thains. theuce south to the shor-  hne of Arrow lake, 20 chains more or less; thence  west along the shore line 80 chains more or less,  thence north 20 chains more or less to the point of  commencement" (  Dated tjns loth, day of Januar}, 1904.  JAS. H. NELSON.  NOTICE  Notice is herebj g-iien that tlnrtj dais  after date I intend to applv to the Cluet  Commissioner of Lands and Works for .1  special license lo cut and carrv a-vvaj  t r er from 1 he follow rug- desci ibed Ian Js,  situated 011 Turn Turn Lake, Lillooci  district, B. C.  Commencmjf at a post m.u kod " /a)  Linebarger's 'South Tast Corner Post,'  planted at the'North West corner of N.  Lmebarg-er's Number Orre Lrmrl on the  West srde, of Turn, Turn Lake, thence  north 160 chains, thetice west 40 chains,  thence south 160 chains, thence east 40  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 22nd dav of April, 1904. ' v  L    , JAY LINEBARGER.  i *     NOTICE. ..     .  1 - * *  , Notice is heiebj given that thrrt} tlijs after  elite I intend to ippl> to the Chief Comicissioncr  of 1 inds 1 rd Works for a specral licence to cut  audi mv away timber from the follow ing described  1 inds 111 the* west Kootenai clrstrrct  1 Commencing "t a post planted about a  qunrtor eif 11 nine north ol Downie creek trail  and about four mile* up from tho Big Bend  trail a d marked O II. Nagle's south west  corner " then e north 10 chains theiue cast  1(0 (lams hMicc south 40 chain*, thence  west 100 chains to initial post  2 Commencini; nt a post planted on tlio side  ot the Don me (reek (rail about thrccaird one-  hall* miles up from lhe Big llcnd trill and  marked G 11 Nnglc's north west corner,"  tlieuie cast Sll chnins, thence south, 80 chains,  thenre west SO chains, thence north SO chains  to initial post  Dated tins Wh April 1'04 '  3 < nmmenc'frlg (it a post planted on the  north bniikiif'Dovi nle 'rook about two miles  from tho mouth and marked ��������� G B Nagle's  south east corner ' tlicucc north 80 chains,  thence west 80 c hains, ihence south 80 ( huins,  theneo east 80 chaiirs to thu initial post .-  Dated thrs Jrd daj of Maj ,1901 , 1  NOTiCE.  Notice is herebv given that _th������,_iindorsigned  have submitted to the Lreutenant Governor in  ( ouncil a proposal under the prov isions of the  Rivers and ratreams Act for the clearing and re  mov ing of obstructions from Fish Creek a creek  cmptvrng rnto the Nortli East Ann of Airow Lake  in the District of West Kootenay 'and foi making  the same fit for rafting and dnv ing therein logs,  timber lumlwr, rafts and crafts  lhe lands to be affected by said works are all  the lands on either side of the said Fish Creek  which belong to the Provrnce of Brrtrsh Columbia  and the Dominion of Canada excepting the follow -  ing w Inch the said Governments or one of them  have sold to or permitted to be occupied by the  follow ing persons ,  Name of owner or occupant  11112  G  B   NVGLE  ' ' -    NOTICE    ��������� .  Notice is herebv grven that tlmtj   days  after dale I intend to applv  to'the   Chiel  Commissioner ot Lands and \\ orks   toi   a  - special  license  to  cut   and   carry  aw ty  - timber from the followrng- desCrrbed lands  srtuated on Turn rum Lake, Lrllooet  clrstrrct, B.JC. 1  r. Commencmg at a post marked '' T.  Linebarger's "South East Coiner-Post,'  plantecl on the east sale of Kirnbasket  Creek, about five miles up from Turn Turn  Lake, thence north 80 chains, .thence  west 80 chains, tlience soutii 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains to point ol commencement. /  Dated this 23rd daj of April,  1904. -  2. Commencing at apost maiked "T.  Linebarger s South West Corner Post,  planted on C. Linebarg-er's East line of  NumberTwo Limit, and on South side or  Cedar Creek, thence north 40 chains,  thence east 160 chauis, thence south 40  chains, Ihence west 160 charns to point ol  commencement.  Dated this 22nd dav of April, 1904.  T. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  **otic"e is hereby yiven,tbiit the undersigned  li i*c submitted 10 the Lieutenant Governor 111  Council a proposal under the provision! of the  Kivers'and streams Ait for the clearing and  removing of obstructions from the Columbia  Kiver and Lipper Arrow Lake at or about the  p ilnt where said river enipties into Upper Arrow lake near Arrow head. West Kootena),  audformakrng tiro same lit for rafttng and  driving thereon logs, timber, 1 lumber, rafts  aud ini.ftH.aiid for,ercc>ting and maintaining  booms for holding, sorting and delivering logs  and timbor broiibht* dowiHsBidTHerond for  attaching booms to thesborcs of said river and  said utke for said pun oscs.  lhe lands''to be* affected by said work are  lauds of tlte-Cauadraa Pacific Katlway^corn-  panv comprised within Lot HI in Oroup One  oa the olffc ial plan of Kootenay District aud  vacant Crown lands,  llic'rate of tolls proposed to be charged are  sue has may be u.\cd by the Judge of tlie  c luutj court of Kootenay  Dated May 16th. 1904.        '        '  ,     EMPIRE LUMBER  COMPANY  LIMITED  1 m!9-2m  -   -  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty dajs after  date I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lands antl \\ orks for a special license  10 cutand carry away timber from the following described* lands situated on Turn ,Tum  Lake, Lillooet district. B. C.  1., Commencing at a post marked "S. Linebarger's north east corner posi," planted on  lire cast bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  miles up fromTuui Turn Lake, tbence sontli 811  chains, thence net 80 chain", thence north SO  chains, licence east 80 chains to point uf commencement. ,  2, Commencing at a post marked "S Linebarger's south east corner post," planted on  the east bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  miles up from Tuin 1 uin Lake, thence north 80  chains, thence nest 80 chains, thence soutlr 80  chains, tbence east 80 chatnB to point of commencement.  [ Dated this 22nd day of April, 1904.  '    , S.'LINEBARGER. *  *. ,, / NOTICE.  ** Notice ls herebj given that 30 dajs after  diteue the undersigned intend to apply to  thc Clue! Commissioner;of Lands and \Vorks  for a special licence to cut and carrj* avvay  timber irom the following described lands,  situated in *\cnh West Koolenay eommenc  lngat each of thc several four | oals grouped  611 the ridge or divide/ between Downie and  Kev btone creekiTand about 2 miles from the  east batik of the Columbia river.  1st 'J Dunn's posjt N'o X, tlience running  south SO chains, iheiife iv est so cbat^is, tlience  north 80 eliains theii/c east Mr ubains to place  of commencement   J.    "   " .    -, *  2nd J Dunn's ob'st 'No 2 thence running  east 1G������ chains, thence south 40 chains, thence  nest 1GO chains, t(hcnce norm 40 chains to  place of comtrienceiluent ^.    ,.  Revelstoke,.Maj Oth, 1904  ml9   . id,       ������     JOSEPH DUNN.  , Ird. J Larson'jfpost No 1 tlience running  ca"t ldO chains, rJtcuce north 4u cbains, tbence  nest 180chains;HiCQcesouth 40 chains to place  of commencement ._      . ���������"-  ith J Larson's post-co 2, thence running  nest 80 chains, tlicucc nortli 80 chains, theuce  eisrbo chains, therrce south so ( hains to place  tifcominoiicetnent -*  Rev elstAkf, Maj Oth, 1904. ,  ml9  (���������,**.     ,     - JOHN LARSON.-  ��������� NOTICE   Notice is hereby given that at the next meeting of the Board of Licensing Commissioners for  the .City of .Revelstokei application' will be  .madefor a'tran'sfer to the partnership firm of  Robinson ei Reighley. of' the Hotel-Liquor License issued to John H. Robinson in respect  of the promises at Revelstoke known as the  Queen's Hotel.  Dated May Kith, 1904. ., .  '      - '    JOHN H. ROBINSON,  '     ROBINSON &"REIUHL'EY.  <-���������*     NpTICEJ ,    ���������  Notico Is horeby given that SO days nftor dato I  intend to apply' to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works  SI  ������������������   for a lease for 21  years to cul  timber on the, following described   lands lying  Eiartljf hi the district of we'iit Kootenay and partly  n the district of;Carllioo :��������� ���������-...��������� .?_,   j   :  ' Commencing lit-'a *post planted on the .uorth.  bank of Harvey creek near-its corrHiionce with.  Cannc river, West Kootenay district, tlience nortli,  80 chains, thonce west 80 ciiains, tlience- north ,80  chains,-1 thunee west 80 chains, tltuuco north loo  ciiains, thonce west 240 chains; thencu north 720  chains, thonce west ISO chains, thence'north 4on  chains, tlience oast 100: chains, thciiico south 320  chains, theneo cast- loo chains, tliork'o south 32g  chains, tlience east;SO chains, tlrence south loo  ciiains, theneo onst 80 chalpn, thence south -loo.  chains, tllanOe west 80: chains more or less to tliu  point of commencement.  Datod this lUth March, 1904,  apl 14  JAMBS A. IIAUVEV.  r4%i;>i&    ,\ i-  /' NOl'ICE'  Notice Is herebj given that thirty dajs afterdate  I intend to apply to the Chief I ouimissioncr of  Lands and Works for a special license kto cut and  carryaway timber from ehe following described  lands, situated on linu Tuul Like, Lillooet district; B <* " 1  t 1. Commenting at a pnst marked "L Llnebirg  ers south west corner post'planted on the south  side of Mammoth creek about one mile e ast from  N. Lhieb irgcr s north west conier post of. number  onu limit, thence north 80 chains, thence .east 80  chains, thence 'south 80 chains; thence -west-r So  clrairrs, to point of commencement.:..://,:- '���������:: ..: -  . 2. Commenclng*at a post marked ���������%: Linebarger's north west corner post" planted about one mile  south from 'rum Turn'Lake *'on the east side of  Adams Itiver.,theuce south 16o.cliains,.thence east  4o clrairrs, thence north 18o chains, thence.west 4o  chains, to point of'commencement.'- ?:;���������.*;?          Dated tins 23th day of April, 1804.    ....   .  .   - ," ?   L.-.LINEBARGER.  NOTIOE.: ���������*? ??* ~  Notice is herebv given that thirty'days after  date I intend to apply-to the Chief Commissionerof Lairds and IVorks for a special license  tocut and carrv nwav- timber Irom the lollowing described lands* situated? on'Turn rum  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C; ��������� - .*���������; ���������:.[;.,--..--, ���������;?:  1 Commencing at a post marked."J."LIne-  bargcr's south east corner," planted, at the  south west corner of Katherine Nolan's timber  ���������limit, abotitone mile vvest from the west side  o( turn Turn il Lake,? thence west 40 chains,  thenee ndrth 100 chains, thence east 40 cbains  thence south 160 chains to the pointof -commencement.      "iiii-'-j.f-y-A: ".'.'" ���������-';'���������': ������������������-?���������'��������� ,;;r���������'���������':���������  '2 Commencing at. a post marked' j. Linebarger's' north east corner post,'.' pla'ntecl'at  the soutli west corner of; Katherine Nolan;s  -timb'-r liinlt.-abont one mile west from the  .we-t side of Turn Turn Lake, thence south 160  cifalns, tlience west tociinlns, thonce north 160  chains; tlrence:cast ,40 .chirpslo pointof com-  mcrrconicnt. *..? .?: -i:.:..;.'?,_v.:;?' ....^, ;  '. Dated this 21st clay of April,51904." :  -.���������-..���������'������������������������������������ ���������?**,- J. LINEBARGER.  No. of Lot or  Pre-emption   .  Loi 299. Group One  "  430          **  " 501  "   502            "  "  S03           "  *.������5W           .*  4������ 3506  '  3498  Pre eruption Xc  27  80  "       *    "  113  .       "            "  117  120  t            ti  12R  41       ^                 ,1  129  ((                           <���������  140  '14S  ,            it                           ti  148  ft                           II  150  152  II                           II  1SS  --1   "  1S4  151  158  II                           11  159  "                     1.   **  160  II                           It  161)*  41                                II  175  4                  II                           tl  j 170  A McRae & J M Kellie  D A Lamey  George Lux  J V\    lhoruson  P D Lux*-  A. Hamuli  (' Menhinick  K F Pcny  James Snell  <-   John D McDonald   11  ���������1J Burbidge  t* R McKaj ���������*  George Bourgeois  L. J Bnnfonl  A Boudereau .  J W JIcAbce    -  A D McKay "  *      IV, i>  Dorg       ^. ,       ,  E II  Holland  Ihomas Bojtcr  GiU W cars * A II Turner  R B Shields  Clarence McDonell  J A! R Tobin    *  H Poirier ,       ,,  ".D Orr  A Gbwing ������, A G Fraser  I' M B 'McCallum    >  H G Christie    ^    ,   ,  lhe rate of tolls proposed to lie charged are  such ns may be Hxed by the Judge of the County  Court of Kootenaj  Dated March 9th  1904.  1, EMPIRE LUMBER, COMPANY, LIMITED.  mc31 ot  ,   NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty davs after  date intend to apply to thc Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the follow  ing described lands situated on luni Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked ' JI. Linebarger's north east corner post" planted 011 the  west side of lum Turn. Lake about tvvo miles up  from lhe foot of Lake thence vvest E0 chains,  thence south 80 chains, tlience east SO chains,  thence north SO chaius to point of commencement * j      ,  1 Commencing at a post marked "H Line  barker's south cast corner post," planted on thc  nest side of Turn lum Lake about tvvo miles up  from foot of Lake, thence north SOchaius,  thence west SO chains, theuce soutii 80 chains,  thence east 80 'chains to point of commencement. 1  '  Dated this 19th day of April, 1904.  ml9  H. LINEBARGER.  ,      ������ NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date J Intend to apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lauds and works for a special license  to cut and carrj away timber from the following described lands situated on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C   \          1. Commencing at a post marked "M. Line  barger's norih east corner post," planted about  half a mile from the headiot lum Turn Lake,  tbence west 80 chains, thence soutii SO chains  thence east SO cbains, tbence -north 80 chains  to pointof commencement.  it 2 Commencing at a post marked "M, Line'  barger's south cast corner post," planted about  half a mile from thc head of Turn Turn lake,  thence north 80 chains, thence nest 80 chains,  tbence south 80 clrains,*thcnce eastSO chaius  to point of commencement  Dated thlsttlth day of April, 1904.  M  LINEBARGER.  WANTED���������A position tis Stenogfa-  "pher ot* Book-keeper by a young Judy.  Addruss* ^'Stenographer," Hera Lb  Office, Kevelstoke, B. C. -  ���������Dr. XV. ,T. Curry, resident dentist,  over Bews' drug store.  '   , NOTICE.  -- Notice is hereby given tbat thirty dajs after  date I Intend to apply to the Chief Comnrls  sioner of Lands and works for a special lieenee  to cut and carry away'timber from tbo follow*  .Ing. described-lands situated   on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet'dlstrictrB. C*   '-     ���������������   *   *     ,  ���������* ^Commencing at a post marked "E.McCleery's  south west corner post," planted, about  one  mile  north east from  the  foot of Turn Turn  lake, thence' nortb"40 chains, thence east 160  chains, thence south 4) chains, thence  west  .160 chains to pointof commencement  ,  Dated tbis 21st day of April, 1904.  1 . . ���������' E. McCLEFRY.  '^NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tbat tbirty days after  date I intend to apply, to the Chief Commis-  isioner of Lands and Works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from thc following" described; lands ' situated on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "N. Linebarger's sonth west corner post," planted at the  north west corner of N. Linebarger's No. 1  limit, thence east- 80 ohains, tbence^ nortb 80  chains.thence west 80 chains, thence south 80  cbains to point of commencement. ' ' '  ' Dated this 25ih day of April; 1904. v '  >      -   ." .'.'. N 'LINEBARGER. !  '     'Manager Wanted:1  Trustworthy lady or gentleman to  manage business in this county and  adjoining territory for well and'favor-  ably-known house of solid -financial  'standingly $20.00 straight cash salary  and - expenses paid eaeh Monday by  check direct fi oui headquarters. Expense moneyadvanced: Position permanent. Address Manager, 810 Como  Block, Chicago, Illinois. uic25-12  .->'-i'v      ���������:*,,' -,*5m��������� -A-t ������*.-*;   '���������'-'������������������������������������- * ,- ;_.   ....  ****������**99*****0**a*********0m***������******9*9***9**O********9**9*9999*9**O������**������*****������***9**  ������������������! 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The* next !t>w wockfOTcft upc n  -���������-���������re's mind ti lasting hyrore^ion uf  Philip, hollow-eyed ami . denporute,  silling beforo piles of papers and  books, and sometimes breaking oil  io loan back' in his. chair, p'.-.sh l.is  huutis wildly through his litiir tiin.il  n ikeeaily stood cm cud, nnd gu^e  Ubtru.-tedly .--hefore him.  **Let".me help you.. 1 lie'iie'-v Hint I  could at least do those* tilings us  uoij as yon," she faiii ���������'mi-": "you  are not made for bti'sir.e.-:,."  '���������"l'ou poor', dear kitten," he replied j  with a tender .smile, "I wonder vhnt j  jou are made for, except to be j  token euro of."  '1*1.en lie plunged into the papers  again, troubled net ko much by his  supposed incapacity for. business, as  by   the   unpluasing    revelation.*!      the  Ithnt    llio     jewel,    lightly  and   imper-  )       jc'eptibly   quivering,   shook   back      lhe  ���������sen 1'tt.ys in a   tlu)(i:;an(l sharp,   blight  j flashes.       Some   dim   revollections   of  j magic  in   jewels,   eif   fascination   exer-  jci.'.ed upon men ut.d wcutien. by there  ' llory-liearled     things      came   lo  him;  i was there not enchantment  in    this?  ! Though   he   did   not   I: now   it,      lilo'od  had been  sluid  for   that   stone's sake,  it l.ad -Unshod  from  the   dim    sluino  of      mi     Indian.    Temple upon dusky  worshippers     and     strange   heathen  rites,   had  glowed   in   the   turban     of  an      Indian   Piince,   had l)**,*n  stolen,  swallow ed, bought tind sold, sot   null  rcsei,  given   in  love,  given   in   tiibnle  before  it  camo  to  deck   the lhro.it of  a, i'iDii",htlc"-s gi-1,  wiio  lo*=l   ii.  Ifo hold it Ions i*1 Ids open palm,  ab<-oi bed in. a kind ot dream, then ho  licu-ed   1 is   buyers   over   the  red   l.nl-  papers. yicli'fd,   aiid   wondering    what. ' i.inre   end   shirt   it  away   in   a     dark  demon* had -.tempted  Mr.  Mead.e      to  sfK-ulate so- liutily.  By the time ho rejoined his icgi-  incnt his labors were -so far reward-  ed that do knew' how 'ilr. Meade's.  afT.iiis; sttoct, arid found that when  all was arranged and the mill sold,  they iiiigh.lv' still hope to-rescue n  small *< rcsmuum. for Jessie, as they  ev cnf.uully   did.  Jlut-.thosc-'tliings were not so quickly effected, arrd when he bid Je-sir;  good-by it was with the nssuraine  tl'.at. he should constantly be running  down to CIcovo to consult with. ilr.  Chc-Mcman  and   transact  bur-iiic-s.  .\s he left Cleeve farther and farther behind a great weight rolled from  Philip's breast.    The few   weeks'   that  had passed since thnt night of music  and mirth when he had been so rudely   awakened   to   thc  homely   tragedy  of   life,  had  been   too  full   of  sorrow  and   caro;   his  youth   rebelled   agains^  them.      When  he  drove  toward     the  barracks and     the    familiar  dice fui  notes  of  a bugle  rang  out upon    tho  clear air,  nil  the sullering and     care  err-h death   of   the   last  weeks      faded  aw a.,' riko. a bad dream.    How  cheery  tl.o smart step  of a firing-put ty     re-  turni-'g  to  barracks sounded.      IIow  pleasant  it   was  to  see  tlie     sentries ;  I'.ac ir:g  up  and   dowrr.   howgay   were,  the  red   coated   soldiers   strolling   to j  and    from      the   barracks in  thicker i  clusters  near  the  gates,   thinner  farther off, lilte bees about tho entrance j  of a hive.  A few* clays later he was searching  for something he mislaid, rummaging  among clothes and making confusion  worse confounded,' after the petulant  ioM.iou of male creatures under  sinn 11 discomforts, when he tools'" the  uniform worn tit the ball and dashed  il .mgii.v ou the floor. As it fell a  small hard stibs'la.r-ce dropped from ii  porkel and rolled into a patch ol"  suii!ig1 t witli a. ruddy scintillation  from the sparkling facets of a jewel.  ITi- looked blankly at the glowing  slom* fur a second, its rosy hue 10-  fle -..--il in hi^ f..,rr> ftotl : 1 hen irir.k  it  Od  safe place.  "Thou   do'  wrong,  And      tho        most  through  thecal c fresh  t preserve  the  stars  from  am ient  heavens  and strong'."  he said to him**oir, and his fate was  sad until he went out into the bright  spring ^ suir-'hine and llioi.ght of  otiier tl injjK.  .Iosmc .-ernaincd at the mill, clinging to tl:e old empty ne'.t. poor forlorn-bird that she wit** Llills announcing the sulo of lho furniture  Wore pasted on llio garden wall and  the mill-fi out, but while the chaiis  and tables . still icmaiiied, .Te->sie  begged .pot to  be movoJ.  it was now early April, the almond  tree by the gate spread n macs of  pink blossoms again,I. the pale blue  sky. violets and hyacinths were  nwcet irr the hordes, the (lowering  currant made a. pungent fiagranci* in  the sunshine and attracted tho noes  from the hives at the lop ol the g*u-  den���������oven tho bee*; were to lie sold,  .les'-ie strolled over the little domain of which she had all her life  been (|tieeii with an ove: flov.iivg hcai t  bidding n mute farewell to lift* li e-  Ic.ng fiiend*-, tmimate r>nd inniiiinale.  The gulden, tne arbor, in which her  father had smaketl on summer evenings, the straw-bei ry-heds, the garden-plots, she and I'lii ip had called  tlieir own, the little house he had  built in the wood-yard, V"e swing in  the ore! ard, thc tlnv.c.s hcr mother  had cultivated and loved, the. pigeons  uml poultry, thc row of bee-hive*-, all  were beloved, all twined with. liie-  long a* sociatioii*-. tl e^ ven- \ ,'t'l  of  l.eisolf,   without   (hem   '.he      ������������������    !������������������  SOME DUBIOUS EMBLEMS  STEAITGE      STANDARDS  HAVE DIED FOR,.  MEM  Principal Routes in Par East-Showing Distances in English Milea.  all desolate. Then the singing of  birds fell pleasantly on her oats, and  she went back to the house, thinking that pci'liaps it was well she was  to leave the old home, afler all. .She  ( +.. *  stay  here.      Afler  all.  you may - as'that the dyeper the drain the farther   worth  laying.     Thc  water     does not  went   iu   through   the  bhe sal  awhile to  tal  well   bo in Jndin  as at .Plymouth  Aide. shot.     You can't very ivcH live  ul, Aliss Bins),ford's, you see.   'And I  can't   very   - we I    live   in barracks.  it  will  di'ttta' the water,  so at  sight  it  would  seem  economical  first  to  kitchen,    where J Mi-s   Blushforrt  tajs  it  wil   improve  i to  Sarah and j my style  to     write  to you  by every  not longer bc .it* sic.  at   the    grated     dairy  ! pic tuied   her mother   bu  ! pai s of thick crcaiued  I ing and working greet  I of b'.itlc-v    v i1 h     a quit*  I she   would   ne\ er   sec  ia    bti'iinsi'i*   would    stand  She loot.!*..  win-'ov anu  s,- among Liie  mill . or l"rn-  gol.'rn inrc--'i'S  '-:, .'..ft hand: ; " Pocr  her ititv     moie: I pe.i   on  lo  be  romfoited  and  companioned  a  little.  "1 can't give up this yer dresser,  Jiiss .le.&ie." Sarah said, *'tho years  and ycarp I've a scouretl en kcti en  while. I bc/JSwire to bid for i.e.  Yo.i go ou iit*.ind hev tea now, l'io  .i nia-ii: ,\e some scenes, .md there's  a letter   from"'Ma.'-ter   Philip."  .Je sh    went   into   the   pnrlor    with  soii'.ct'.i ig   moie   of   a   dance   in     hcr  step ll-ii it had bad iVr a long time,  an;!  ca" *i ly   o; e cd   Philip's   letter.  .1 e-*tIi* !   tl*u letter  was  the   I able,   tl e   golden  mail. And you will be able to do-  scribe your tiger hunt's and���������oh 1 all  tl.o w-onuci fui Hi it:  see "  _ Jorsie's     eyes     were  though she  was laughing  ��������� DKAIN DEEP.  When, however, we stop to consider the extra cost of digging the deep  ditch w*e shall see thnt it is the most  costly. It often costs us much to  s you will do and j dig the last foot in a ditch four feet  deep as  it did  to  dig  the  first  three.  , 1/  (lieu*   end  in     hi.s  face,   and  then  picked \ dc-eri ate     tli������ place*      with   a *.-cli*ti  >  lemembel-ing how it had flash.-j touch. Jessie's      tlno.it      swelled  l   tie white  throat  of his  pietry j < ho!>iugl>" nnd -ke turned n>*. ity, pass-  ��������� er   Miss  Sravnard.    It was    then j ing  tie  mill,   oier   tlie  half-door      of  wt  i'r i  UilCll    I  Ph  in  ai-d she V.as "rving  ;>   t������as   crdeied   lo  Jn-  1 kept it  but  lie  -et ..i ;>. locket; it had fallen from  it . i* tii'g during the dance, md at  he* - ,..-.-t he had searched for and  io r. <L a. d put in his pocket for  .-. '. 1 I7e did not know much about  e. t-' . lr..!. this one stmck hint as  lr ing :*. ge for a ruby, and .Mis,.-,  .'I.*.; n.* r1 had expressed some conce n .-.out it. Tie thing was *.c\-  .-.ti.-i-s ihe ilayr.ii.i-.ds had scred f'*r  lui:,:. he. had no means of liti'itng  th, ir a.iciies. Cy this time lire;,  we.-e prol'tibly rouncHng the Cine,  rnd b.v this lime the intimate .-"'i.il  ���������o'ations on shipboard had no doubt  do-.e their work and 3!i->s A'd.i had  c'o'ib!less promised her butterfly a:-  fcc-i*)ii.s to some fellow-pa-stengei'���������  s(jn:s long-legged idiot with.a stl|,.'c  ..linking at his heels, Phiiip rellecie.l  lie could do nothing but i lace l1-**  store in safety and s-ei.e the tirst  opportunity, oi restoring it io is  ��������� ;'Ai-.er. It lay in the palm of his  ^uan^._ti',o^lKi|.Uaiice^lashieg f��������� om i: s  creep c.imsoti heart, tine a livi.~tl*.r!igr  Dark rofe red like joy and lo'.c,  sparkling with lire sr*arklo of wine  and mirth, tho ^ir.irg gem seemed  to cii.iclo?k; a : ew- world to him. His  hand     thrilled   so   wilh   vague   de:;iie  1 w! i- h  s' e  wotilil  ���������n"\("i*  in.-,  , father   leaning,   as   site   h,.ii  , tn  >ec  hiru k'.'ii  now.    Pas.  whence the  s"r*t* ing  Sou."!  I throb,   ^till   i s red.     tho'<:  rrot   there   to   re'    tin*   fai "  noii.g.  she si i'o led  into   tii  full     now      of    ���������young  in::*  dati-ie-.      whe e      tie    -tut  diopied  leafless ah-o\e  tie  c -;  the  A   1*.  r. rn lier as long as  was   coming    down  etii  conic!   not     bear  I ice*     ci,i:i.t,   n\   wok!   of mouth.      so  ! broke it in the let ier.      l-'e would re-  lo: g as possible,  ti cooship,      but  lie had  he   . ould,  or.   the   !��������� o. row  tl.e     tciht.g   tv.  -.    her  cried  mill,  throb. | main in Kngl.n.d  was'nrt  sailing   in   th  i,i  pt'! e  i ic.*. 'or,  .���������ei, t-f,i.*ei I  1\    WIll'llV  c!c-...r    ,.,-  ui  ihe  .'nr  while  swan   eiiiit'd    o.e  ph'ii'aee  da^,'i>i:g  in   tho  e.tU'K.      >iow   often     slie  li   or  drenti.e.l   :1 <*:(*.     ct'.i-.*-  aopy ir>  ' !*e wiilov. "s shade.  the     water  st'hmg     with  b.iii'.itii!      *.o      clrt.ib     the  ilv..i\'-   tiirmic   stair,   wast-  c.i'le ii'g     itsc'f  in  i*r\.-ini  Sic  the  ier an.I  il,   I i'r pu  spring  had   : 1  lc s  .'nil  1-  w.'.t-'l.fn;  lier; i tt al  v. heel's     :  i -x   aril  s  M ray   in   its   'ruit!-���������-*  n.c"'.   to  be surrv  fnr  ���������ta  love,!,  n'.e  L  full e .  i .'l ei  t.r'o-d  S'"!'1.**  later,  ind route ;  on i;s an  an r'-eel    in  btoke into u. Utile sob:  but   Plii'ij.'s  heal t     gi cw     light   as     he    listened,  grateful   to  her for  tilling it so  entity    and     sparing  him   the    lament a-  f.io: s  that     would have made  things  sn  much     worse.      Yet he  wondered  i that  th.*  was  so  slightly constituted  drop- i and could   take  things so  lightly.'  head '     "I am  S^d  at- least to  bo able   to  bit-isro ^oil  settled  at Mi's Blushford's"  le  said;   ".die  is  a  kind  old   woman  and  m*;st of course be prim  in     her  position.      and     that will te all tho  better,   it would  be      impos.-iblc      to  I laco you in safer hands.      Shall you  j lii-e   il,   .Ies ie ?"  I It wjs ct crime even to look out of  1 tl.e window in that house, while  j say one hat'-d anything was shod-ing  ta'.ir" tie short ' a!'������' uniad\ 111 e; she wondered if pri*5-  ���������l I'oir-.ii'r nis re-ti- onu co.il I be moie cramping; but it  \l "at C'nliuita. b Jv������'ls! belter than living altogether  Cle,-*. e  im   tlie dav:*v'1'1   Cousin  ���������! ane,   her  only  alterna-  ,10I'T��������� yoil;'c .there will lie likely to be places where  ���������"������������������"���������*" - the ditch must be*deep in order to  got the proper fall* but we think the  best authorities do, nol advocate placing the average tile drain more than  two   and   a   half      to   three  feel  deep.  ; Muck lands that .would bo likely to  settle     a good     deal   after    draining  |would,be an exception.  j    The size of tiles so that thoy may  i have sufficient  capacity to  carry   off  enter thu tile through the pores to  any great extent, as many suppose,  but tliroutrh the spaces between the  tiles. Laid as carefully and closely  ns may be the water will find its way  through the joints or ends.  . If one is thinking of expending  money and labor in drainage it. will  pay to look inlo and master all derails as far as practicable. Too often  such work is be.qtin in haste, curried  on in. .a haphazard way, and the results" are not Satisfactory. .,  ��������� '������**  HOW TO  ���������J.IIX   OIOMENT.     *  Cement is ''coming generally into  use as a substitute for lumber in  the building of floora arrd the erection of silos aird otiier farm buildings.     The value* of the cement struc-  the water quickly should be cnrefully   tm.c wl��������� (,        f, ,0 a , exlunfc  considered. . 1 he' rule is tlint .the ca-j on  UlG  vrovoruon!t   ������������������   which  to  mix  pacity of tiles  rs  to  each  other      an . ���������������������������,������������������.      ������������������,���������,     ���������,���������,       ������������������, r,-,,���������  ;c_ I live.  Id-is-1     "'  ter inl  showed :  in*t iadi;  wheels r*  co". n ~  Otlie*:  wheel.  liaflli"i  lonely  iJ"i!i-* lafcfl'ed a  r I* i'.v the c (  1 fi .*r*!c*.-. b' I ������������������  d  c.(i,.s   g'd'iu   nr  'into  -i-t cer  ��������� tot���������  v o"l.l     wati h  and  t i'%   ". he     c.-a*.  r, and she would h  nong . strangers:  dear   Philip,   was   left���������I  - ('l.v  I C"  v.,i-  .'.II  i ..tl  Ir ��������� n'-- f  I' ���������* tm i ir.g  m-"s v, earv  ! away nnd  bt.t Philip  ;  w a.s  was  the  1 &5i P^J?5*  O'cS Poopls Everywhere Are Being* Cured of Chronic  Kidney Disease by  Dr.  Chase's Kidney Liver Pills  w.'*s t^neri o*-**.'-   Io  Ilie  ,������.nJ s.-.w .H-'-*ie in i.'i-*.  ;.-i*i.lig  ioiiu.     ft ������iis ir     half  t  1 ivna.'  hei.  "i.ti-.v w :i i O'l ar" )r,.*-.-: rr. cliild,"  he  s-ni.i   v.l'h  forced  trav^-'i.i:   "wliy,   I  do  beheve .vou aie grow.)."  lie   hcl-J   her   al   eia-.'s  i-ngth.   as  if  to  get  ������   better  '.i������*w  of 1,-r.  but hi*--  glance   traicilc*.'!   in.   Ii.ghei   than   her  *.. o   Kit-is      and     sic  *:*.%*.-   fiat   thc-c  wa-������.|W.'C n  faint (|t i'-er ou ,.i'( lip.  and       "I       am     grown."    she  j-"-T--1i���������-������*,   "I  hn'.e  giov.n   \C'*y   f.i't   tii        " *. ill!',," i  Jes  ic's   li;.   rpii'.ered   too,   s-���������-i'..,r ���������-    , i '  thon:   I n^w  ivhal   to  >oj.   tl.e    ���������  ,  ot-l^t^ paL*!.itig__i:iti.s_toi������_P(?iU'ili'.i. ki*l'V.'  ������v t ��������� lJe "ny   -i''o c;n  Mi's Jili.shr*.*-! a T  ample   olri-fas'iicn'.-d   scfa   whii it   \ia'i  covered   with   niedle-work   from    Past,  n.rrrt   present  pupils,   and  looked    sor- ]  not ! row-fully    at. the , 'well-suvod     carpet  for some nrfnutes.  . ���������*Jesr-.ie,"     said   Philip at last,   "it]  breaks  my  heart  to   think  of leaving i  yo?i   .iust   now,   but���������T ���������will   not.  go  you   tell   me   to  stay."  "Hut  how  can you   help   it?  asked,   surprised.  "1  ran sell out,"  he replied.  "P.ut if you  sold out. Plilip,  could   vim   do ?"   Jessie   asked  ply-  "Heaven knows. I might learn  farming or some trade," he arswor-  od; "anything would ho better' than  to leave you if you felt it would bo  too  lonely.'  shall do very well here," she  replied; "but you don't know what  it is to be a gbl and bc taken care  of If  I   wore but. a boy and   could  knock   about   as   1   liked !"  "You 'ittle icbel !" he exclaimed.  "A precious i icl.le you would be rus  a boy; you would warrt a thrashing  a   day  at  lei-t."  (To  be   Continued.)  '^^A������_%imMi^  pacity of tiles  is  to  each  other  tho squares of tlieir diameters,  is a  tile  two  inches in  diameter  carry four times ns much water  t0 j a  one-inch  pipe;   ���������  one  three  ' nine  times   as  much.     Tn   the  davs     of   tile  draiti.igc  many  tiles   were   used   which   Worked     very  well  with  the average  rainfall;     hut  woro  not  ablo to  carry  off an  extra-  ordinorv rainfall ciuick enough to prevent injury to the growing crops. Tho  thing  to  provide  for  is  the  extraordinary   amount     of  water  tliat  must  bo removed if crops pre not to suffer.  Larger tile io now tl.e rule,    t think  most of the tiles laid  now  are      not  less   Ihnn   three   inches.  Tn locating a system of drains tho  outlet demands most careful attention. It should l*c nmplc for the discharge of n full volume of water  from the drains nnd well protected so  thnt it will not be obstructed in any  way. If fondil ions prirmil a sub-  slnntinl wall of stein" through which  thc diarlinrgim; tile passes, with the  opening covereil-with"wire-t.o pre-"  vent,   the       inprrr.H   of   small   animals,  ilKTHOl  Of 'I'TtAlNAGR.  il  she  what  sim-  As old age comes on it is usually  the kidney* tluit first fail to do their  duty a.s filters of the blood.  l.'ric acid (Kiiscii gets into the system  mid  the  result  is  much  suffering  'not. try Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  I Pills, r got a box'at once, and took  I two pills, which was a rather heavy  ! close; ono pill is plenty  ! used   theni      regularly  froni hacknclu*.   lumbago.���������'"���������rheumatism j nnd  at.   the end ��������� of  that  at. n.  for a  lime  dose. I  month,  was    a.  jind paina  in  the sides and  legs.  There in no medicine so well appreciated by the old jrcoplc ns Jlr.'  Chase's Kidney-Liver I'ills. They re-",  move the cacse of suffering.  Mr. It. J. "Mcllain. Niagara Falls,  Ont., a mav of eighty yr.ars and  well known throughout tho Niagara  district, writes: "I believe if it had  not been for I'r. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills T would be In my grave Kon m���������n or ���������-omnn:  before this. I was very bad with , inion rtf ,.,���������,���������,. v-a*lloblo  kidney     dis.*nse   and       suffered     with I  dreadful pains in iny kidneys. Heing  disappointed iu the use* of many medicines, I had almost given up hopes  of ever getting  bettisr.  changed   man.  It is now about five yenrs since X  began using this pill, and since that,  timel have felt as good as.I did  forty years ago. I mn almost eighty  years old, and am free from all disease, except rheumatism, and this is  iiiireh better than it used t.o be be-,  fore l.used this n>-;licine. I. recommend Tr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills with all my heart to any rio.r-  Tliis is my  opinion of these valuable pills, ��������� nnd  j-ou   may   use   it   for   the   benefit      of  j others."  I    Hi*,   ('hose's   Kidney-Liver  Pills  one.  jpill   n  dose,  2;")(; n. box  at all  dealers,  J or Kdiiiaiisoii, Hates ct  Co., Toronto.  "On.*  morning,   after a night  of es- ;')������  protect      voir  against  imitations.  pecially sevvr-c sullering, a friwiul call-j the  portrait  tind  signature of  Dr.   A.  ed   to  sec   u*c    r-������.t*   :i:ikcd   why  1   did | \V.   ChoKO,    *,i>ii   famous   receipt   book  ���������While open flitches for land drain-  i age mny lie nrarxsary and under cer-  ;tain conditions "tho only way;" thoy  ; must hc considered as decidedly ob-  i jectionalile where tiles can bo Used.  |The open ditch obstructs the various  ' forms of tillage and all farm operations. Its lirst cost is expensive oa  'compared with the tile because much  I more labor must be oxpena'ed in the  : digging of an open ditch. It is lia-  ! bio to bo partially filled in by thc  tramping of stock, if the land* is  pastured,   by the.action  of frost  and  ...,,, .cement,     sand     and      gravel.        Tlio  "j I amount of cement to une will depend  '"'"     | upon  the character of the. gravel and  us*sniul,  and therefore,  it is difficult to  inches   ]av dow��������� |llly iliU.(1 ,m'(I faf,t ruili t])nt  earlier j wj|1 ,,x.lf.tlv *so,.ve j��������� ���������u et.Ki*!!. The  smal* following is a test'or method recommended by'the United .States Oovern-  niciit for ascerlaining' the rigiit proportions to use tuul mny be found  helpful to those' erecting cement  structures:  Take of gravel a certain measure  and shake it down" to compact it;  strike olT the top - with a straight  edge; then measure waLer nnd pour  info gravel until all" voids are filled.  The water used "will show the  amount of the'mixture of cement and  sand that will bo required to make a  proper  concrete.  Ivepeat the opera tion, using sand  instead of gravel, and the amount of  water absorbed by Lhe snnd will  show tlio amount of cement to add to  the mild. Hut it must be borne in  mind   that" the cement and sand  mix-  saufc"  will  lie found satisfactory.  The fall required to secure 'effective  drainage will dopend largely on the  skill, employed in surveying tho lino  and laving the tiles. A vary moderate fall will unswer when the dotal!**!  aro attended   to  IN. THE HISST WAY.  Waring says one foot to the hundred  feet is desirable, while one half that,  amount of fall, or six inches in one  hundred feet, is quite sulllcient if the  execution of the Work is curefully attended  to.  The distance apnrt of the tiio drains  will depend on the kind of soil and  tho depth of the drains. Orr heavy  clays the distance must.-be less to se  ed with water will Tiot~fill-tlic  amount of space ns beforo putting together nnd ndcVing tho water. That  In, one cubic foot of cement and two  cubic feet of sand will not, when  mixed witli water, make three cubic  feet of mortar..  "Vou must, not sell  out," she said ; the growth of weeds, so that its use- cure good  drainage than  on soils   of  jpritly.    "\pn   forgot   that you    are | fulness   will   bn   impaired.     An       ob- loamy or gravelly chin-acter. No fixed  roing  to  be  a great,  soldier.      Why, ! structed channel for     the free      pa-*- rules    can  bo feiveir  us     to  distance,  .n . ���������            .1 ������������- ai>i-<       Ta^riS-lr!        fnn,     l������*I*n         ! T>1*1 ! 1      * ���������                                                            ....                              _                                                              ... /. * *     *                                                                                                                              *  go  :k������  yon  always hoped  for .India,'.Phil.  "Ye?-," ho replied, still looking at  the neat carpet, so seldom profaned  by the steps of men, "if only I could  ba sure you were happy here, that  no harm would como to you." Ifo  paused and sighed, -liis heart was  riven, asunder by the two duties, one  Calling him abroad, ono bidding him  stay with Jessie Wliile awny from  hor it had seemed comparatively  easy to leave her, hut now, in her  prcf-eiKO and touched by. the added  sorrow he felt rather than saw in  tho child's thin face, it scorned Impossible. "If you could say "that  you didn't much cn.ro���������that you  could make yourself happy for this  year' until you could come out to  mo���������whatever wc mo.y wish���������they refuse their consonfc to your marriage  till yon arc eighteen."  "I should think so," she interrupted, n. faint rose llngcing hor transparent face. "It is no use to fret.  You have to go  to India,.! have to  sage of water is a first essential in  farm drainage and tlris can only be  secured' ns a permanent improvement  in   the  covered   tile  drain.  ���������So while other materials may nervo  a temporary purpose in drainage,  tiles are so much superior In point of  cost when durability- (ind rest ills are  measured; ns to hardly admit of devoting any sp,oce to tire discussion of  other methods. ���������<������������������'        ������������������;���������  The problem of farm7drainage is to  lower the water tahlo' (by .,which wo  moan thrs body of stagnant water  found in nil soils at a greater- or  less distance from the- sui'frico);'..- so  that it, will not Interfere with the  growth of cropn. Propor. drainage  leaves tho particles of soil full, of  moistiiro but the spaces between tho  particles nro froo and opeii for tho  admission of air.  Tho earlier advocates of tlio drainage favored drains four or five foot  deep.    It is  a well established    fact  that will always bo stife to follow,  as soils vary greatly in texture and  capacity lo retain moisture.  As a rule,?it is wise to employ a  skilled mnn to Iny out and level the  drain'). This work must bo done well  or the drains will prove a failure.  The grading Well done, the tiles can  bo laid by anyone careful and. painstaking.  If mistakes are mnde, ftrades wrong,  a poor llle or carelessly laid, ?we  must remember that if it is buried  out of'sight the mistnko Will bo apparent ,ln tho .condition of tho land  about the obstructed, tile. Our outlay will bo without .Benefit.'?' Unless  good tile arc well'.laid in a properly  graded ditch, it is a waste of money  and labor. It is very'difficult., to  locate nn abstracted'tlio,'-and expensive to repair a poorly laid drain.  Tiles  should     bc    hard     and     well  burned.    Some if exposed to the frost |  are  soft  and  crumble and  arc      not  NANSKN* ON LONG NIOHTS.  Ono hours but littlo now-a-dnys of  Ilr. Nansen, the celebrated Arctic  explorer, for the siinplo reason that  the doctor dislikes publicity, and all  thc fuss which socinT aggi'iurdisomont  brings v. ith it. lie had it littlo dining and feting when .lie first camo  back from his last journey North,  but was much. bothered by people  ���������who. would nsk him silly questions,  "Do you speak the Esquimaux language?" queried or.o gushing lady,  who thought the'Arctic regions must  he '"delightfully cold."  "Yes." ?  "Whnt is it liko? For instance,  how would an lssquiiiiaiix sny 'Good-  morning'?", ?������������������'.  "ITn Wouldn't say it," returned  Nnnscn, with ri smile.   ;  "Not sny it? Aro sociul customs  entirely lucking there?" ���������   .., .  "No; but you see," said the explorer, "it is a country where they  would have occasion to use those  words only once a year. So, therefore, they don't have thcm."  Piles  Td prora to. yon ThatS *Br  Chasc'ii Ointment la a certain  and absolute euro for enclr  ond 'every form or" 1 tchine.  Weeditmana prttruillnst pile*,  lho manufacturers h������ve RUarHUteedit. Sootes-  Jmonlais in *Jie dallr pre" and ask your iicljh*  lom what they tlrJnko/it. Ton cari use it nad  fctyour moncr back If not cured. 00c a box. n<  iU dealers or Edma.nsok.Bates a Co_Toronto,  Pr. Chase's Oisitm-sntjC  In ono of the many desperate hat>  tlc-s fought during the r*ecc))tj/iA***r-eiich  tidvanco on Lake Chad, tfKi -tribes-'  men were noticed' to r'ally again and  again round a gaudy-colored "Hag"  of curious yet familiar texture and  appearance. At last it Tex captured, after a bitter and terrible struggle, at the' point of the bayonet; and  a. groat shout of mingled triumph  and laugh ter went'up from tlie captors. \J''or tho "standard," for the  posse;tsio'n of which so many lives'  had been siuiriiecd, proved to bo  merely u woman's woollen shawl,  crimson in color and with fi ingod  edges, such as aie sold by all Central African traders.  Certain prisoners, taken in tho  tight, explained uftorivtutds, however,  tluit the gurmeiit was a * 'fetish"  ���������one, and much reverenced. It had,  itr-nppoared, belonged to 'their queon,  and, had been converted into a,  "holy flag," in defence, of which they  had all sworn to lay down tlieir  lives  if  need   he.  The incident shows how history repeats iis-olf���������and thnt, too, unwittingly, since it is .practically certain  that none of these wild warriors of  the desert had ever heard of the bat- *  lie of Fa'koping. in this great fight,  Albert, King of Sweden,, was totally  defeated by Margaret, Queon Regent  of l>cnmark and Norway. J ust  prior to the opening of hostilities  11 ho latter ordered all the regular  I flags and colors to be carried to the  lear. Then, gallyping out in front  of her army, she handed tho general  inicommand u richly  ISMIUiOIDEUISD CHEMISE, *  hor own, with instructions that lt  was to bo the only standard borne  aloft that day, iu order tliat. the  troops, when they gazed upon it,  might bc reminded of the martial  spirit of  tlieir leader!  A ragged strip of linen, it may bo'  added, is reverently preserved to  this very day in the cathedral .of  Upsala, rind tradition aliimis that it  i-i a .portion of the identical "tlueen  Margaret's shift" so sti-iuigcly and  succe sfully utilised on vm,.*- meiaor- ,  able battlefield.  Whin "Kavah the CobTdbi*,'* the  intrepid Persian patriot, handed the  g"ent rebellion tu*ainst the tyrant  Zohak, ho displayed his leathern  apron as a banner. He was successful, after a long and fearful struggle.  Anci thenceforth tho identical leathern apron, set .with jewel;, was ado)>-  ted as the national flag of Hot-sin.  Similarly tlio Dutch revolutionists  in the Netherlands, termed "Oiieu***"  (beggars) by the haughty Spanish  viceroys, caught up tho term of contempt, and not only dressed themselves in tattered garments, but curried aloft us their standard a patched leathern coat���������wucli as was then  worn by professional mendicants���������  surmounted by a wallot and it porringer.  In 1813,    when    the Germans rose  ngainst    Napoleon,    many regiments,  discarded their icgulnr "colors." and*  marched   to  war  behind  big     square  canvas baiineis,  emblazoned with the  portrait of n. man  in citizen    attii e,  .  with, underneath, in a crimson scroll  the  words,  "PALM, THK. BOOTCSKf/r-tFiIt." ���������  Those unique "standards" commemorated the trial by court-martial  and subfornical execution of iloharui.  Vl-.illip Pulm, a burgher and hook-  se'lcr of Nurnberg.  Accti'-ed of having distributed a  pamphlet ngninst Brionapartistin, en-'  titled "Germany's Humiliation,'"  Palm was arbitrarily arrested in  1 SOU by order of Napoleon, and con--  ducted to ilrarimiu, where ho "was  arraigned before a military commis-  nion, and shot. It was, of course,  an unjustifiable murder, aiid was so  regarded, not only in Germany, but.  throughout Europe. And when, ot  Palis, a little later, Napoleon was  forced to abdicate, it was duo in iio  slight degree to tlio furious antagonism of the ".Bookseller llrigode," as  the regimenlH carrying the banners  in question had by that time got  1 o be called .-  Near liudapesth is a ineadijgftjjtliicli  goes by the curios nnn.jyrirSjpft'TI-.o  Field of the Hurl Dove." ���������?^**jrf,*om-  meinoratcs tho fate of a fanatic, named Martinovicn, who, together with  a number of his followers, wr.s executed there in 1704. They belonged to a. seciet society which aimed at,  CJl.ablteliiffg-ii"n 1 ungary"the- princi-   pies of the Eionch Revolution.  At first their standard was a whito  dove, made of silken cloth and t-tuff-  cd. But afterwards, as their aims  nnd ideas became moro and moro  sanguinary, they dyed their artificial  bird rod.  In the groat trade war between the  fullera and woaveis of Ghent,  A BEER BARREL  on top of a dyer's polo was the  standard of the former*, an Imitation  loom thnt of the latter. The barrel  ivas adopted out of compliment to a  wealthy biewor, or.o Jacob von Ar-  tovclde, who sided with tho fullers.  But his assistance would seem to  have been cf littlo avail, for In the  final decisive battle, fought in tho  market-place, some fifteen hundred of  hifi followers were slain, and the fulling trade of Ghe..t was utterly ruined, Ai'tevelde himi-clf was shortly  afterwards ossas inatcd.  At the outbreak of the Vendenn  ;wars, between tie Royalists of tlio  Wat of France and tlio Republicans,  the former'carried into battle with  thorn a tree, on which were hung  crowns, blue' ribbon.:, tiaras, a cardinal's hat, law-bags, parchment  titles of nobility, escutcheons, coats  of arms, and so on, tho whole being  surmounted by a huge wooden shoo,  or sabot.  As the insurgents,were the ���������noble;;,  priests, and peasantry combined, tho  strange standard wn's. certainly emblematical, in the broadest sense,  of them&olves and the ideas for which .  they wero fighting. Biit lt was so  unwieldy; that, nt tlio very flrst  pitched battle, - it. had lo bo abandoned, and fell into the hands of the  Repi'h'i'nns. Bvlhcm it vr;'( f**"-  warded In mostc st-abs to .Talis,  whore lt was sot up la tlrs ���������Uhn.nip do  rs and solemnly btilm*- to aje"M������.  |*g!!S>l!������!������r~-���������*~ yk'fi  ������.;..K..:..;..>^:..j,.:..:..:..I���������>.>������:..;^4.^.>  % *t*  ?: The Counsel     I  * ���������*}  For Defence ������  I . ������  Tlie groat coiin.se) tot ih his solitary  chambers and linked at a photograph. It was a portrait of a girl  with a flower-like faco and eyes that  might havo influenced the life of a  man from birth to death. Those  eyes had looked into the eyes of him  who now hold that portrait, and tlio  lips of their pwitar had given hiin his  answer.  "1 esteem you, Sir Robert, and I  think very, very much of you, but  I cannot marry you, for I love another- mail."  Sir Robert Irerrick liad bowed his  head humbly on hearing his dismissal, *andi had gone away bearing ill  his heart ond brain tho iniago of the  girl whom he had loved and whom  he'had lost.  "By heavens'" lie murmured, as  he glanced at the portrait. "I think  I would give up all my honors,. all  ���������my wealth', everything that I - have  won, and/begin: life again as a poor  clork if I might hold hor in my armw  and have her with", me to guide    mo  "Oh, can you be so base���������so cruel?"  "Yes, I both can and am. Love  has torn . out all mercy from my  heart. Beryl, and has made mo what  you seo. I swear to you that I will  go heart and soul into this affair and  will save this man from prison if  you will put your hand in mine and  say tliat you will be my wife."  ������        ������ ������ ��������� ������ *  "Aud say that you will bo my  wife."  '���������.-���������Tho words rang in Beryl's oars  throughout lier dreary journey liomo.  At first she had been inclined to  dismiss tho proposul with anger, but  second thoughts showed her that perhaps, after all, It would hc better te  accept Robert Hcrrick's offer - than  to allow the man sho loved to go to  a convict's coll.  Dick was not strong. Only too  well did the girl realize that the  hardships of prison Would simp the  frail thread whereon his life hung,  and tears roso to her eyes as the  thought of Dick, lying dead within a  gaol infirmary, rose to hcr fevered  brain.  "Yes, thc life would kill him ���������  kill him,", sho murmured," "nnd': it  would be my fault; for if Robert ITer-  rick undertakes the defence some iu-  I'stinct' tells"'ime'. Dick will bo acquitted."  ter, and these did all in thoir power  to aid tho young fellow's case^ His  uncle declared that if he wore ������ acquitted he intended giving him a  fresh start in Australia, and this assurance seemed to maKo ' a considerable impression on the jury.  Robert Herrick's speech for tho defence was a masterpiece. Tho very  pressmen, accustomed to his eloquence  looked up from their note-books in  amazement, wondering why on earth  llerrick was taking so much trouble  over what seemed to them a very ordinary and very trumpery trial. Lit-!  tie did thc knights of tho pen guess  that behind the d'ingy precincts of the j  court there stood the shadow of love. ,  I About the  .���������House  ���������DOMESTIC  RECIPES.  rancakes Made of Shorts.���������Mix 1  |pt. shorts, 1 pt. flour, a littlo salt  jand 1 teaspoon soda. Add enough  | buttermilk to make a batter. Baku  I on  a hot griddle.  I Steamed Brown Bread.���������One cup of  ; wheat flour*, two each of graham  | Hour,    and  cornnical,  one cup molas-  ! case, and the drapery was thrown over it so as to form a deep lamber-  1 quiii, at tho top. Burlap was lined  throughout   with   Turkey-red. Rod  felt was used for a border across the  top and bottom. This was feather-  stitched to the burlap with red worsted in clusters of six quite long  stitches, the middle stitch being the  longest, and were graduated toward  each end', with a space of about an  inch li'etween each cluster.  The border of fell, across tho  Innrborqiiiti end of the curtain was  about eight inches deep. Across tlie  bottom of the curtain tho border was  a  little deeper,  and was set up from  j tho bottom,  leaving about live* incites  (of the burlap below it.  But the dream had worn to an end  now, he told himself, and nothing remained save tiro dust and ashes of  what had been a rose-tinged hope.  He must put. Beryl out of his memory for ever, and find distraction; ia  the work that lay before him.  .Even? as-this.: resolution? flashed.' into  tho, groat, barrister's heart the door  opened arid his clerk entered bearing  a. slip of i)nper.  * "Great jiowers. it is her writing,"  he muttered,- and then read the'.writ-  ton words in a low'tone:���������  "Am in terrible truublo. Can you  see mo for g few minutes?���������B.  II."  "Ask the lady to come in. at once,  Simonds," ho snid, quickly, ind a  moment later Beryl Harding stood  before him.  Tho girl was deadly white, butcher  .-face'".was as -beautiful' as ever. :    She  tion when all was said and done. Tiro  sacrifice of her own? life and happiness seemed trivial when weighed  against the life of door, dear Dick;  and if Dick could bo saved from penal servitude by her marriage to the  great counsel, thon perhaps she  might bring herself to speak the word  which would wrench her sweetheart  from the*.'.prison .coll and give'him  back* his freedom.  For three days of quivering doubt  she debated the question. During  that period she endeavored to ascertain from '.Dick's solicitor whether the  services of any other skilful barrister  could be secured for ���������him, but it  transpired that the three counsels  whose talents in the direction of forgery cases woro considered to be; on a  level with those of Horrick -'were'.'far  too busy to assume further duties.  At the end of the three days the  girl hesitated no longer, and one  evening when llerrick returned to his  and that in tho presence of that sha- _  dow  the great barrister was able to ; ���������' ,������������������a������������������f ��������� ^0��������������� I    U ---^;���������%*������!-     ������,,  surpass oven his own record. m. I)ult���������.milk(  a  leaBpool���������,ul of sodn.   ^'th   I   t e  ovriensc   bl-  n    'iv  bnZ  For  three-quarters  of  an  hour      he [OI- e.iounh to sweeten  the milk      and l^^!"1'" ������*M,onw  b-V   ,l  b"'s*   ho,,M-  The use of burlap is being  revived  for n number of purposes.     It is of-  I or buttermilk, a teaspoonful of soda,  I or enough to sweeten  tho milk,    und I  spoke, and     when at     length hc snl jn little  snlt.     Beat  thoroughly,     fill]  down a great storm of ajiplause swept j into  baking-powder  cans,  steam  two j  tho court. I hours,  and servo hot.     Sweet      milk!  His lordship proceeded to sum   up. !nnd  baking-powder" may' replace  the  m came towards him with  outstretched ; chambers, after a heavy day in court,  hands.  "This is indeed a surprise," said  the burri."ter, endeavoring to speak  calmly. "I���������I am'very glad to seo  you.     Will you  sit down?"  "No, no; I am too agitated ��������� too  anxious to remain still for a moment)" she replied. "Nothing but  the direst necessity, Sir Robert,  would havo brought me here to' see  you,^ for I carrnot forget tlie circumstances under which we said goodbye."' "  "We will try and forgot," he said,  kindly. "Tell mo how I can serve  you." ���������  * For ans-wer she snatched -a newspaper from her pocket and pointed to'a  paragraph ' headed "Strange Forgery  Case.*'* Tho paragraph stated Ihat  a .v oting man of good family called  Richard Hope had been charged at a  West London police court with having forged an acceptance for n v*>ry  large sum.  ."That man is my accepted  sho Said, huskily, "and if he  victrd. I shall die of grief.*'  So this. Ihen. wns his rival, pondered Robert Horrick.- It was for  this young, irresponsible madman  that sho had abandoned tho true and  deep affection which ho had, placed at  her feet.        _ ._  -.'"Why do you"vshiiw me this paragraph?" he asked tit length,. iu a*  cold tone.  ������������������Because I want .you to undertake  his defence when tlie case como's on  at the Criminal-Court. I saw Pick  cm hour ago, and he said, solemnly,  There is only one man in Great llri-  tain who carr got mo oil, and Hint  man 'is Robert Horrick.' " .  , "Pros ho admit his guilt?" asked  the lawyer after, a short pa-use, dur-  '- hieh ho. had stood regarding the  the     following    note      lay  upon  his  table:���������  "Yes."    I accept your terms.        On  the day that Dick is acquitted I will  promise to be your wife.���������B.  II."  "A smile of triumph flitted ovor the  barrister's worn  features.  "Heaven  bless  her,"  ho murmured.  'I  will make  her  happier than  that  lie began by congratulating both  counsel on their speeches, brrt begged  the, jury to weigh the facts for themselves, tend to acquit or condemn the  prisoner on the evidence that had  been put before them.  The foreman rose as tlie judge concluded.  "My  lord,"  he said,   "we have    Til-  rcady come to��������� our decision..   We find  the prisoner not guilty.*'  His lordship nodded  blandly.  "You hear     the. verdict, prisoner,"  he said.     "You are discharged."  Two minutes later Dick Hope step-  pea "out- of the court-a free man.  'J hat night a hansom coiiv-eyed Sir  Robert Horrick to Kensington  Oo.rrt.|  whore Beryl Harding lived.    lie   was|]laif nn houl.  about   to  realize  the  greatest  happi- '  ness, which could como  to  the  heart  of a nun, and his blood danced with  joy  as  the  vehicle   sped   on, ".bearing  him nearer to the woman he loved.  "I  have   done  my  part,"   ho  murmured? "arid now she must do hers."  The  servant  who   opened  the  door  to  the great barrister conducted him  to  the .drawing-rrooiu.  "I will tell Miss Beryl you nre  here,  sir,"  he said,  quietly.  "Er���������is anybody with her?" he asked, awkwardly.  "Only Aft: Hope, sir, but I think  he's going almost directly. They're  in the summer-house in the garden."  'The quick brain of tho barrister  guessed what was passing in that  summer-house. He inferred that.J?ho  sweethearts had met there to exchange   their last farewell.  Even as ho sat there the voice of  Beryl floated to him from the garden  and he could hear every halting word  a  re-  sour milk if necessary. This is  southern recipe and comes woll  commended.  Cheese and Celery Sandwiches.���������  Whip a gill of thick, sweet cream  and aiid enough freshlygrated cheese |  to make a -still paste. Spread dry  bread with this, and sprinkle thickly  with very finely minced white stalks  of celery. Meat or nuts may be used  instead of celery if preferred.    "  Steamed Pudding.���������Half' a cup of  sugar, one cup of' good, rich buttermilk, a  tablespoonful  of thick cream  household hints.  The inside of glass water-'bottles or  carafes often gets dirty and the glass  does not look clear.    It is diflleult'to  clean them.    Try putting some     potato  parings cut rather fine  in      tlie  or butter, a cup of any kind of dried ,hottle. with a little lukewarm water.  ���������*���������������������������������������������*���������    chopped,  and  flour  to  make  a | j.0t stand nn hour.  ten used as a substitute for wall  paper���������sometimes in the form of a  deep* frieze with the I'nper below; or  a figured burlap is used upon the  walls, with plain burlap for friczo  nnd c'i'ado, or frieze only. It comes  in green, blue, red. and brown; in  fact, nearly every color may bo procured.  fruit.  batter a trifle stiller thim  for  ' cake.  Steam  an hour  and  a half or    bake  Serve with cream nnd  sugar.  Chocolate Bread Pudding.���������Tako  some scraps of bread, breakup small,  and set in a basin with sufficient  milk to just cover. Tut a plate over  tho basin, and sot it on the stove till  the milk is quite warm. Then boat  all finely with a fork, and if you  have sufficient to iill a quart pie-dish  and then      shake  I well    for several      i'inutes.     Empty,  tho whole precipice an,-jinn's length  to tho right. Onco when my pony  stopped, panting with exhaustion, I  struck a match and found that we  had come to a sharp zigzag; part of  the revetment had fallen; there was a  yard of broken path covered with  fern and bracken: then a drop of  some hundred foet to the torrent below. After that I led my beast for a  mile, until we came to a charcoal  burner's hut. Two or three Bhiitiaks  were sitting round a log fire, and I  persuaded ono to go in front with a  lighted brand. In this way we enme  to Sedongclioii, where I left my boast  dead bent, rested a few hours, bought  a good iimle, nnd pressed or. in the  early  niorning by  moonlight.  The ro.ad to Gnnlong lies through  a magnificent forest of oak: and chestnut, and I reached the place in time  to breakfast with tlio 8th Ghurkas.  The camp lies in a little basin in the  hills at nn elevation of 12.000 feet.  When T last visited thc place I  thought it one of the most desolate  spots I had seen. My first impressions wore a, wilci'di'noss of grey stones  and grey uninhabitated houses, felled  tree trunks denuded of bark, white  and spectral on tin? hillsides. Thore  wn.s no life, no children's voices or  chattering women, no bazaar apparently, no (logs harking, not oven a  pariah to creel you.  THI':  LIFE  OF  ONATOXO.  ���������These were my impressions a year  or two ago, but now Onalong is nil  life and bustle. In the bazaar a convoy of three hundred mules was    be-  ���������add  two  boaton eggs  and  i   or,.      of  and. fill  up  with  warm soapy water, ,  shaking- well.        Rinse in clear water j knee-boots of rod'and  ing laden;     the      place  with Nepalesc  drivers,  picture  coolies  "quo  a.nd turn upside down to dry.  Before using lemons roll them  awhile under the hand on a hard surface. The quantity of free juice will  be much  increased.  To cut new bread smoothly warm  the bread-knife.  was crowded  nnd Thibetan  tin*I:* wooden  eerr patterns,  with a white star tit the foot,    long  russet   cloaks  bound   tightly  at     thc  waist  nml bulging  out  with? cooking  utensils     and .....change of dress, embroidered  caps  of ��������� every  variety  and  description,: as often as not tied    to  Ithe head by a wisp of hair. Tn Rotten  If the  handle  has come  off a stool |Row���������the inscription of 1SS9 still re-1  knife, pour     a littlo    powdered resin .'mains���������I mot     a. subaltern  with      a  iin the cavity in the handle; heat that ,pair  of skates.     Ho  showed  me      to  butter.       Have  some  chocolate pow-|part of the knife that fits it red hot  have done,  and      this  tho  happiest  man      in  lover,'.*  is   co ti  ll ig  girl  with intent eyes.  "T.Te?dot*s,  but only to me���������for, as  you  will     have seen from the* paper,  pleaded ?Not guilty'   when      the  he  I        question wns put to him by tho iiia.tr-   ist rale." ��������� =--- ��������� =���������������������������--  want  do  "1  sec!���������-I see.    And so you  mo     to  undertake  his  defonce  you?"   ���������  "Yosfsave him fcom penal servitude, and I will bless yoii as long  as lifo lasts."  "Suppose il refuse! Suppose I sny  to you that I consider mysclMho last  fellow would  night I  am  England."  Next morning he sent for tho solicitor who was entrusted with Richard Hope's defence, and conferred  with that gentleman for nearly an  hour.  "A bad case. Sir Robert, I'm  afraid," observed "Mr. Parchment,  ruefully.  "Not at all���������not at all.^ I have  got off mon Whose cases were ten  times as feeble, and if nothing goes  wrong at the final moment T shall  get this man acquitted as well."  Ho spoke _with the calm confrdince  of one to whom defeat is practically  an unknown guest, and to whom success is as common as his daily broad.  "But���������but ho admits his guilt," replied the solicitor, in a pessimistic  tone.        , -  "My dear, good-sir, what on earth  docs that matter? Ho is to plead  'Not guilty,' and therefore it is simply, a matter of convincing the jury  that he is innocent."  "And if any man on earth can do  that you arc the man," .cried Parchment, looking at tho mighty counsel  with, eyes that held vory deep admiration. "I shalhnever forget how you  got off that man Desparde in face of  tho most'incriminating evidence ever  offered against a prisoner in the  dock."  "A mere trifle," returned llerrick,  quietly. "I cross-examined tho witnesses for- the Crown so brutally that  they didn't .'know whether, they wore  standing on their head or' their foet.  I succeeded accordingly in making  I  jshe spoke.  '"Dearest, it was the only wny," sho  murmured, brokenly. "Had I refused  to bo his wife, where would you be  now?"  "Yes, yes," came the voice of tho  young fellow in reply. "lie "worked  like a hero for me, I'll'admit, 'and  but for him I should have been convicted as sure as death. But, oh,  darling, it seems hard to have to  give you up."  "Life is " always ha rd when. we  lovi  replied  tho girl,   in a choking; butter, one     heaped teaspoonful  tone,  and every syllable sounded like|baking powder,     one ogg, pinch  a sob.     "But     there is     one    thing  salt>   a  iittIe  mi]k.        Mix  oatt_  greater than love,  and that thing is!,]^^  and aalt together.        Rub"    in  _"*.y"__a-,'1.5IU-*' UJi.S --?.-���������}' --������-U ?'?"'������������������butter'  then well mix baking powder  with ingredients.    Beat the egg,  add  der at'hand, and work it into the  butter until all is nicely: flavored and  a good color. Add a few drops of  vanilla essence, and set in a pie-dish;.  Scatter some bits of butter on the  top. Bake in a steady oven till set  and nicely puffed. A littlo flour may  ho added to the mixture if it is  thought too wet.  A Cheese Savory,���������Put G OS's. of  grated cheese and a tablespoonful of  cornflour-into a basin, mix thoroughly, flavor with a pinch each of ground  mace and cayenc. Add the yolks  of two eggs, a tablespoonful of cream  a'nd 1 oz. of-oiled butter; work the  mixture till smooth, ��������� pour into a  saucepan, and stir ovcr the fire until  it begins to thicken, then let cool.  Tako some light rough paste, roll it  out into two even-sized pieces, spread .  ono with the mixture, moisten the  edges, brush over with beaten egg,  cut into even-sized squares, and bake  for fifteen minutes.    Serve hot.  Oatmeal  Biscuits.���������Seven  ounces of  oatmeal,     5  ounces     flour,  4  ounces  of  of  milk.        Mix  oatmeal,  and thrust '��������� quickly in place. .When  cold it will bo perfectly firm.  The latest "wrinkle" in roasting  turkeys and chickens is*to omit the  stuffing and lay a couple of stalks  of celery irr the cavity. It is said  this renders the flesh sweeter, as tho  stuffing absorbs so much of the juices of the mi'utl To most, however,  the stuffing is a ticl-bit much enjoyed.  A nice way of using up left-over  pieces of wall paper is by covering  goods boxes to keep tho firewood in.  These look so much "neater if tlio paper matches that of the walls of the  room to which they belong.  Try cleaning the whole house at  one     timo.       Got tho    men to move  tho mess-room, where I enjoyed a  warm breakfast and a good deal of  chaff about correspondents who were  in such a hurry to got to a Godforsaken hole where there wasn't going  to bo the ghost of "a show."  I left. Onatong early on a borrowed  lion}', and reached the Jelap soon  after noon. No snow had fallen;���������.-.the  approach was over broken rock and  shale. At tho summit was a row of  cairns, from which fluttered praying  flags and tattered bits of native raiment.  Here was Thibet, tho forbidden, tho  mysterious. Far lo the East Cliuinu-  lavia (20,920 feet), with its magnificent white spire rising from tho  rooflike mass  behind,  looked  like  nn  things  out      and  clean carpets while | immense      cathedral  of snow;  at my  you are scrubbing. Then as fest as  the rooms aro ready have them lay  thc carpets. Perhaps thoy won't  dread housccleaiiing quite so much ns  usual under this arrangement.  'theni-snjir"wlialevor���������I chose?" and the"  result was a verdict of 'Not guilty'  without a single juryman leaving the  box."  Then lie turned towards somo papers that lay; upon his desk as a hint  that tho interview was ended, and the  lawyer withdrew far; more, hopeful  than he had entered.     Meantime, tho  barrister     on earth     to whom     you I girl* had given her sweetheart no in  should have come on such an errand! 'formation  concerning tho bargain  in  and  so���������and  so,  we must  say  goodbye."  "Yes," ho echoed, bitterly. "We  must say good-hye. llerrick behaved  liko "a brick, and I cannot bl.amc  him for* holding you to your promise."  Wero I in his place, Heaven knows  I should be selfish enough to act even  as he has done."  Then he paused, unable to trust  himself to further speech. ��������� Presently  he continued:���������  *.*B(3i*ji, you"know that 1 am going  away. My uncle is going to help  me to begin life afresh in the Colonies, and I had hoped���������hoped so much  to have taken you with me as my  wifo. But since this promise to Horrick stands between you and me I  must try and boar my sorrow like a*  man, but remember that your image  will stand unrivalled in my heart until  it beats no more."  lie broke down utterly. Thick,  choking sob3 issued from his lips, and  every: sob went straight? tp^jthe . heart.  of Robert "Horrick as he "sat  Suppose I remind you that this man  has taken the place which I might  have hold in yp.ur heart,' aiid that ���������;' I  cannot bring myself to defend my  rival! ' Suppose I say all this���������what  then?"  "Ali, but you will not'say it," she  moaned, throwing herself: at his feet  with a low cry. "You-would not be  so cruel."  "There is no alternative. Go to  some other counsel, for I absolutely  refuse to undertake this defence."  "Yoii refuse?"  "Yes."  to which she had entered.  "If���������if the worst should' come: to  tho worst and he should be condemned," she. pondered/' "then . he  need never know at a 11."  But as the days that elapsed between tho committnl of IDickfor trial  jand tho opening of tho Sessions flew  by her heart boat with ..passionate''  pain, and sho asked herself a.hundred  times: what Fate held in store for  her.  that  solitury   room  and  contemplated  the  work which ho had wrought.  The instincts of this man were noble. Passion had weakened that nobility for a time, but now the inherent splendour of his nature asserted itself, and a great revulsion  began to worl; within his blood.  Could he bring himself to hold  Beryl to her promise?. Could he  bring himself to part theso lovers,  whoso, hearts were knit together for  all eternity?  For one quivering instant love of  Beryl surged up in -the great 'Counsel's soul and caused him to waver.  "Oh, Heaven!" he murmured, huskily;, "T love hor! I love her! I  love her!"  And then, even ns tliat cry .'eft his  lips, his thoughts flew back to a book  by: a certain  author which  ho      had  his eyos grew -hard with decision.  Robert Tlenicjj: had a- will or iron,  and none knew that fact better than  thc girl who knelt before him. She  rose slowly and gazed at him with  despairing eyes.  "You toll mo to go to some other  'counsel,." she exclulmc'd, bitterly.  "Hut I know quite well that, thero is  no -barrister in London half as clover as yoii? Dick admits that ho lias  a*- very, very weak" case, arid ithtit.  only" a man bf gonius can save him  from being convicted."  "I nm not responsible for Mr.  Richard TTojie's viows as to my talents. Ho must either rely upon some  othor counsel's services or go undefended."  "And tliat is your lust word?"  "Yes. thnt Is my last .word,' un-  lois "  "Tinless what?"  "Unless you consent to abandon  thin man and to swrry mo in tbe  iVcnt of my obtaining ������ri actjulttutl."-  read  the night before,  and here      he  The  Central  Criminal   Court      was ] called to mind how tho groat love of  crowded  to  excess  with  a  mass      of'Sydney  Carton had  caused him      to  His steel-like lips closed firmly and   dingy,  perspiring humanity  made  up i prove that love by tho best proof of  of  all:     sorts:     of men   and  women, 'all���������the,tost of sacrifice,  whoso, chief     amusement in existence j    In  that  instant decision  came      to  soems to  consist  in attending courts ,him.     He  rose and went towards .a  where their follbw-croatures are being j writing-desk? that    stood in ' a corner, jand hearing it I awoke suddenly  weighed  in  the bnlnncc.    Beryl     was'of the room.    Seating himself at the|tho base deed that I was about  accommodated with a seat at thc so-J desk he wrote  little milk to make tho consistency  of pastry, roll to about 4-inch thickness, cut into squares, and bake in a  moderate oven for: about ten minutes  or a quarter of an hour (add six  ounces sugar, if liked).  Stuffed Potatoes.���������Wash and bake  two or moro large potatoes in their  "jackets." Try them with n skewer.  If soft, cut off the top of each, scoop  out. all the insido with a teaspoon.  Mash the potato you have scooped  out. add to each tablespoonful half  a tablespoonful of chopped tongue.,  half a teaspoonful of chopped parsley, a piece of butter the sizo of a  walnut, and a good dust of popper  and salt. vlf liked, one well-beaten  egg may bef*added also. Now care-:  fully refill the skin*J. Rebako  very hot.    Servo.  Turkey Soup. ���������Ingredients���������Turkey  bones and scraps, forcemeat, etc. (if  any), two quarts stocE for water),  salt, _poppor,_ celery,-onions.���������carrots,  2 ozs. ground rico or arrowroot, vegetables, or macaroni. Tnko. the turkey bones and any trimmings, break  thein up small, put into dry saucepan with any dry forcemeat? or sauce  you may have left. Pour in two  quarts stock (or water), bring gradually to the boil, skim it, adding salt,  pepper, celery; onion and carrot, nil  to bo simmered until the. bones nro  clean. Strain and carefully free the  soup, from fat, th.'ckon with 2 ozs.  ground rice;'or arrowroot ni tide into  paste with soirro stock (or. wutor),  and boil with the soup. Drop in  some vegetables or macaroni, boil a  fow minutes, and servo.  THE MISSI0I_T0 THIBET  A RIDE TO THE GATES OF IJISr-  vKNOWKr LAND.  The Expedition Is Not a   Picnic���������  Plenty of Hard Work    and  Discomfort.  Tho special correspondent - of tho  London Daily Mail, with tho Thibetan expedition, sends the following  account of the country from Chumbi:  From Darjeoling to Lhasa is 3G4  miles'. Those, as in the dominions of  Namgay Doolai Raja, are mostly on  end; The road crosses the Thibetan  frontier at the Jelap-la Pass (14,-  600 fett), eight miles to tho north-  cast. From Observatory Hill in  Darjeoling, one looks over the bleak.,  hog-backed ranges' of Siklcim to tho  Snows. To the north and northwest lie 'Kinchinjunga, and the trc-  till jmondous chain of mountains tluit embrace Everest: ,' To the north-east  stretches a lower line of dazzling  rifts and '/spires, in ..which one can  seo a thin, grey wedge like a slice in  a-Christmns-cnko.���������That- is-tho-Jel--  np. ���������..Beyond it lies Thibet.  There is a good military road from  Siliguri, the base station in the  plains, to Rtrngpo, forty-eight miles }q  along the Toesta Valley. After that  tho jiath is n six-foot mule, track, ut  its best a sleep, dusty '.incline, at its  worst a succession of broken rocks  and frozen puddles, which give no  secure foothold to a transport animal. From Rtrngpo tho rond skirts  a mountain stream for twenty niiles  along a fertile valley of some 2,000  feet, through rico fields and orange  groves and peaceful villages, now the  scene of bustle  and preparation.  A RIDE IN TIIE NIGHT.  feet Iny a narrow pine-clad ravine,  through which flowed an affluent of  tho Ammo Chu. Far below on a yel-  '. .w hillside hung the lamasery of  Rinshr'ngoiig. In the vallot beneath  lay Chunrbi and the road to Lhasa.  Both at homo and in India one  hears tho Thibet mission spoken of  enviously ns a picnic. There is .an  idea of an encampment in a smiling  valley and easy marches towards the  mysterious  city.  In reality, there i.s plenty of hard  and uninteresting work; the expedition is attended with all?the hardships and discomforts of a campaign  and very littlo of the excitement. Col.  Younghusband is now at Tuna, a  desolate hamlet on the Thibetan plateau exposed to the coldest winds of  'Asia,"-'where'- the thermometer falls to  23 degrees below zero. Detachments  of the escort are scattered along the  line of /communications in places of  varying cold and discomfort, whore  they must wait until tho necessary  supplies havo been carried through  the phari.  In tho mo.irrwhiic, imagine the pioneers and Ghurkas, too cold to wash  or shave, shivering in a dirty Thibetan fort, half 'suffocated'.with .'smoke  from a yak-dung fire. Then there is  tlio transport officer shut up in some I same  narrow valley of Sikkim.   trying    to | while  make half a dozen out of three, with  his camp o"f sick beasts and sheaf of  urgent telegrams calling for supplies.  lT('_liopcs "tlie"rc_will Ijrf ?i��������� sliow; arid  that lie may be in it. Certainly, if  anyone deserves to go to Lhasa and  get a medal for it, it is the S. and  man; but he will be left behind.  THE YELLOWPERIL IDEA  JAPANESE  MINISTER   TO  BUS*  SIA LAUGHS AT IT.  Japan's Policy Not a Narrow Ona  ���������She Is Not Looking for  Territory.  M. Kuriao, until recently JariaJies*  Minister at St. Petersburg, has arrived at Paris, lie received * e*rros>  pondeni and talked niQSfinterestingly  on some of the inipoi tant general i*>  sues of tho war.  "It is a remarkable fact," .vaid tho  Minister,  "that Corea is in a woryte  J condition now thnn when I was ther*  ten years ago.   At that time a general state of ignorance prevailed, owing    to      the     Government's   policy  against'modern methods.      Recently  iho French Minister at Seoul   passed  through St. Petersburg on his    way  to Pniis, and told me that the   con-^  ditions      or  ignorance  and  incompetence were worse to-day than when I  observed  them.      For  that  reason I  do  not  think  the reports  that *  the  Marquis  Ito's  mission   to  Corea     is  for     the purpose of introducing    reforms    is     correct.        Count luyoue  tried  some years  ago Without     success.   The  difiiculty   of   tho   situation  is that'the introduction of the   mere  .external     forms  of    modern    civilization is'noi enough, as what the Coreans need  is    the substance,  tlie essence of modern methods, instead   ol  mere outward forms."  When asked what would be the result of the entrance of the Japanese  into Corea,  the former Minister stjid:   .  "There are many erroneous ��������� reports  concerning Japan's intentions find  policy towards Corea. It seems to  be the prevailing impression Uiat  Japan is bent on absorbing Corea  territorially and politically, but, as  a. matter of fact, she has no such  purpose, and, the reports are due to  failure to comprehend Japan's settled  policy.  SISTERHOOD OF NATIONS.  Japan has entered among the sisterhood of nations. She recognizes  the benefits of modern methods, inter-course, and communication. She  has established steamship . lines "...to  London and Antwerp, aud- two lines  to San Francisco, and she has replaced old treaties with new ones,  on the most modern and enlightened  lines. /'All; lliis shows her i col policy  of joining? with the rest of the great  nations ajid spreading the benefits of  modern      ' methods     and modern  civilization. Thcrciorc-~~"she  does  not        seek the      potty, nar-'  row advantage of acquiring Corea  all to herself and locking hcr up  against tho world. Those who attribute such a narrow policy to  Japan ail to comprehend her motives. If Japan has ambition it is  the noble ambition to vuK'anco with  the rest of the world, but. not the  ignoble ambition of setting a little  exclusive dominion for her present  occupancy and advantage."  M. Kuriiio spoke with intense earnestness concerning the noble nature  of Japan's ambitions, and, continuing,  said :���������  "Japan, therefore, does not seek  to annex Corea or politically dominate her, nor does she want any other  country to annex Corea to Japan's  detriment and menace. The recent  Japanese-Col can treaty expressly  protects Corea's integrity and independence- Moreover, it is not Japan's policy to annex territory on  the mainland. In that respect Russia seeks to annex and acquire exclusive political domination. Japan  does not ask this, does, not want  selfish exclusive domination. Sho  wants to be one of the liberal world  powers which are extending the benefits of. commerce, communication,  and civilization."  THE   "YELLOW PERU.,."  M.   Kurino   was   asked    concerning   "  Russia's: claim  that  Japan's success  created a  "yellow? peril."  "Why should Japan want to ;be arrayed against the white races of Europe ?" ho asked, in reply.  "Aro not   Japan's     interests'?'' the  as     those   of the enlightened  races? Morc-ove.',   Ciiina's  Mild-  A BOOK-CASE CURTAIN.  A pretty and  ."durable' curtain for  a bood-caso may be made of burlap.  One noticed recently, was light brown,  with trimming of red. A brass rod  was fastened to the. top of the boofc-  licitors' table, and from this coign of 'Tlien,  taking his hat and stick  For the letter ran thus:���������  "My Own'.'Darling,:���������1* heard what  passed  this     evening in  tho  garden,  to  to.  a few hurried/words.; [commit.    Thank Heaven I liave awak-  vantage she was able to send many  looks, uf .encouragement to her white-  faced lover in the dock.  The evidence';' for tlio prosecution  was very heavy. Witness after witness went into Hie box nnd gave  testimony which seemed at. tirst blush  to Indicate, tlio youth's guilt, but the  croHS-oxauiinatinn lo whicli each witness was subjected by Sir Robert  Horrick' worked wonders. Tho most  cool and collected business man seemed liko children In his facile hands.- lie  caused them to grow confused. to  stammer, to hesitate, and to contradict themselves until thoy well-nigh  utterly collapsed.  No witnesses were called for the  defence save witnesses as to  ch'arac-  lio  quitted tho great "house as silently as  ho had entered it.  "Sir Robert has gone. Miss Beryl.  He went off without saying a. word."  "Perhaps ho has left a message,"  said the girl, in n low, miserable  tone, as she look her step's to , the  drawing-room and glanced around.  Of a sudden she espied an envolopo*  on the mnntlopiccc. She Hew towards the spot and tore open the  missive.  Then n low, tremulous cry of joy  escaped lier lips, and slie kissed tho  scrap of parfor -with passionate gratitude, crying brokenly:���������  "Ah.  Heaven bless     liim!  bless him")*   He was noble after all.  ciied in time, and thon I havo realized before It was too late how evil  n thing I was endeavoring to accomplish.  "Good-bye, dearest and best. For  somo time I have been thinking of taking a holiday from iny work, rind this  Then it strikes up the mountain  side and becomes a ladder of .'-.''stone  stops, ov'or, which no animal in tho  world can make more than a mile  and a half an hour. From tho valley to Gnntorig is a cliriib of some  10,000 foot without a break.: ./The  scenery is extremely beautiful, and I  doubt''if. it:itr possible to find anywhere in tho samo compass the characteristics of the different zones of  vegetation, from 'tropical to temperate, from temperate to Alpine, so  beautifully exhibited.  It .was a race between correspondents for the first wire from Chumbi.  I passed liiy rival's lent In the dark,  and stole a march to Sedongchen unobserved. . Tho moon did not rise till  three, and tho ride was exciting. At  first the whito, dusty road showed  clearly  enough     a  few  yards   ahead.  PLUMER THE POLITE.  The Famous General    Is a  Mannered Man.  Major-Generai Plunier, who led a.  force of mounted riflemen in the Mat-  nbelelond 'campaign in 1896, and was  tireless irr his efforts to relieve Mafo-  king during the recent South African  War, lias a reputation rivalling that  of "the mildest-mannered man that  over scuttled ship or cut a throat."  In the thick of the fight he is the politest of warriors.  As an example of his unvarying  "drawing-room manners," as a brother officer once styled thorn, a story  is told of him that during the Mata-  400,000,000 people, which form such?  a large part of the yellow race,  could not be united in any general  movement^-for~Cl"iiiin��������� is- not-a- single  nation, but an atsembly: of- small  and comparatively      independent  States, having different interests.  Therefore, the so-called 'yellow peril'  is an impossibility, and even if it  were possible, Japan does not want  separation from, but cominujiication  with the white races of Europe and  America."  GOVERNMENT IN COREA.  Corea,  the prize of victory in  any  Russo-Japanese  war,  could   not possibly  be  worse  governed   by      either  country or by any country than it ia,  at present  by itself.   The  oppression'  of    its happy-go-lucky people recalls  tho East of    Arabian     Nightf,    and  their superstition is at least, an savage as their oppression.     The   great  broiuc' bell  in  the centre of    Seoul,  one     of    the   largest   in  the world,  sounded   cracked  when  it  was     first  cast, and  the magicians,-  upon  being  beie campaign his small  force  7oun~d I consulted    advUcd  that it should bo  itself in a very hot corner, and    ih,, I recast and  a live  baby  thrown  into  very night  ������ shall go awny to      thoibut after- awhile it been  South of France. Long before I return I hope to hem* that you are  married to the man you love���������the  man whom I defended to-day���������and  who I know will prove himself worthy of you after all.    Oood-bye.  "R. IT."  imo a narrow  path, cut out of a thickly-wooded  cliff above a torrent, a wall of rock  on one side and a precipice on tho  other. Here the darkness, was intense. A whito stone a few yards in  front looked liko the. brunch of a  tree overhead. A dim, shapeless ob-  Tliat wus all; nnd tho mall train I j,.c't to the left might be a house', -a  rushing down to tlio c'O.-istthat night | rock,   a  boar���������anything.     Uphill   and  'the molten mass. Which was done  accordingly, with the result���������according to the Coreans���������that the wail  of a child can always be beard In  its  toil.  bore  with' it a man who had gained [downhill  could   only  bo  distinguished  Heaven j the greatest    of human victories���������the U,y tin. angle of my saddle. '  21* all." .vlHnrc/ nvoi* Self!���������London  Tif-'ft'tR     I   *xr������........ ���������������,  ......  li.���������..   _ vi*   n..  ,,,   ....    i.:  victory ovor Self!��������� London Tit-Bits,  Too much  of lho milk  of  Every now and then a firefly lit up ' kindness savors of the pump.  the  men were falling rapidly in all directions.' Plumer had two inachine-  jjtms with him, and these, he considered, were not doing as well as they  might. ;,. Ho called up an orderly,  therefore, nnd-naid to him: "Will you  kindly go to Captain Blank (who | Curious ideas about anatomy prc-  commnnded the guns) and tell him. j vail in the Press, It was stated the  that I think he might do better if ' other day that a colonel was recent-  he would? ploaso move his guns a lit-,- ly "shot in the tickct-ofrice." Antic further to tho right*? Thank j other paper says a man was "shot in  you." And then he calmly wont on ' tho suburbs," "Hc kissed hcr pas-  with his direction of the figlit in the t sionately upon her re-appcarancc,"  samo quiet,  easy manner. "She whipped him upon his return,"  Again, ho wns rather badly hit j "He kissed her back," "Mr. Jones  while in command of a column dur-��������� walked in upon hcr invitation," "Sha  ing the South African War, and senl. ��������� seated herself upon his entering."  a message to his second in command i"\Ve thought sha mat down upon "hcr  to tlio elTect "That he was rather (being asked," "She fainted upon  badly scratched, and he would be [his dexi'arturn '  greatly obliged if Colonel Blank  would tako over the command of tho  force ponding further orders."  +���������   Mrs. Frienderly���������"But. honestly,  what was your real reason for refusing her     dinner invitation0"*        Mrs.  liuman ' Charplor��������� "ExpcrieiF e  .bave her cook."  .f   used  to c*yfe.  S*������S  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  *^**5*  Snaps and Bargains in Seasona  m  vEi  S*-SBr  =#  -^������r  *AliV  A FEW OF THE  w*  BARGAIN  to choose from  Colored Muslin and Organdies  Regular Price 40c. and 50c.    Now 20c.  per yard.  Regular Price  15c.  and  20c.    Now 8c.  per yard.  A Large Stock of Dress Goods  A    few   pieces   of    Double-Fold   Dress  Goods.      Regular Price 30c.   and   25c.  N* Now 15c. per yard.  All-Wool Cashmeres, Double-Fold.  Sale Price   30c per yard.  >  Merserised Dress Satins  At 25c. Sale Price 20c. At 20c. Sale  Price 15c.  SPECIAL PRICES on all Dress Goods  ���������All New, this Season's Goods, and  some only to hand during last week.  Blouses, Slylish and Dressy  A few odd lines.     Regular Price $1.50  and $2.00.    Sale Price 75c.  Men's Furnishings, up-to-date Goods  White Shirts.     Regular    $1.25.    Now  $T.oo.'  Colored Outing Shirt with Collars.  Price 75c.  Black and White Stripe   Hard   Wearing  Shirts.    Regular Price $ 1.co.    Now 6.*ic  Boys' Knicker Pants  In Tweeds, Sizes from 2  Price 45c.  We have made up our mind to  reduce our stock.  Never before have we  offered   such genuine  bar-  jjj   gains in New Spring Goods.  the knife all over the stock and  will   keep  deeper and deeper until stock is reduced.  Cabinot Making:  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  ������####���������������####  HOUSf  CLEANING  ?���������  If you are going' to Paper  the House this Spring put  ori lhe Newest and Prettiest  Patterns.  CANADA DRUG  & BOOK COMPANY.  See Our Sample Book.  BORN.  Upper���������At Kevelstoke,  June 1st,  t>o  Mi*, and Mrs. R. A. Upper, a son.  Phipps���������At Revelstoke, on Mny 2l)th,  to Mr. and Mrs. A. li. J'hippsC a son.  Married  Morrison-Va.vdice���������At, Revelstoke,  B. C, Saturday, May 21st, Iiy the  Kev. C. A. Procunier, M. A., Rector  of St. Peter's Church," Dr. John  Clark Morrison, to "Elizabeth M.  Vandice, of Detroit. Mich.  LOCALISMS  Cream   Sodas   at   Bews'   Drug  ���������Ice  Store.  Mrs. E. Jackson is  at Sandon,  visiting-friends  ���������Screen door.-, window screens, ete.  at C. B. Hume *& Co's.  R. H. Trueiiian'vcill be at hi.s studio  until Wednesday evening uextSthinst.  ���������FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET���������  Apply at the Hkk.vld oflice,  C J. Rumens came down on Friday from Standard Basin.  ���������Souvenir Novelties in great variety  at Bews" Drug Store.  Mrs. W. G. Carr, of Sicainous, is  visiting friends in the city.  ���������Lime Juice iu pint and quart bottles  at C. B. Hume & Co's.  Smith Curtis, ex-M.L.A., passed  through the city Saturday on his way  to Ashcroft.  ���������Floor oils, printed and inlaid linoleums in choice patterns at R. How-  sovr's Furniture Store.  J. M. Scott returned last night from  Trout Lake City where he has heen  attending a .sitting of the court.  ���������Do it now���������try our ice cream sodas  ���������they are really delicious, The Red  Cross Drug Store.  Messrs. P. Burns lc Co. have purchased the butcher business of J. R.  Hull it Co. at Kamloops.  * ���������Dag Dag Mats, Axininster Mats,  Union Squares at R. Howson's Furniture Store.  F. XV. Pad more, manager of the C.  P. R. Hotel at Sicainous, has been  gazetted a Justice of the Peace.  ���������Read C. B. Hume <fc Co's advertise  ment and see the Friday Bargains  ticketed in tbe store.  No. 1 pithead at the Nanaimo coal  mines was destroyed by fire on Sunday night.    Loss $80,00^.  ���������Raymond  Sewing   Machines   at R.  llowson's -Furniture Store.  John Houston was committed for  trial at the Nelson assizes last week  on a charge of criminal libel.  ���������Go-Curls! Go-Carls! Lots of Lhem  ut John 15. "Woods.  A drinking fountain centrally local-  ������1 would 1)6 a boon to the "thirsty  pedestrian these warm days.  ���������More Glasswnre and Crockery in al  C. B. Hume & Co's.  A gang of men have been engaged  ���������for the past week lighting forest fires  in the vicinity of Wigwiinr.  ���������See our stationery department, it is  "up-to-date .���������iii''every line, The Red  Cross Drug Store.  Airs. Jtts. McMtihoii und family left  on Monday for JEnderliy where they  with Mr. MeMahon, will make their  home in future.  ;H. Morris came down from the Keystone Mines on Friday and has been  laid up for a few days with a slight  attack of rheuina.tisni.  Al. Vye, of Field, spent a few days  in the'city this week on his return  from a trip to the Okaniig.-in. He left  for home Tuesday morning.  Mrs. Higgins, of Victoria, who has  been spending a. fen* weeks in the city  wilh her ' sister. Airs. JD.'JMcPlmidden.  ..returned home Saturday 'night.  ���������Dispensing of prescriptions is our  specialty. Our prescription department is growing in favor. Ask your  doctor to leave the ?nexc prescription  here anil have it delivered promptly.  ���������The Red Cross Drug Store.  Fred Dyke, the "well known cello  player and senior partner in the  firm -of���������Dyke, -Evans -&-Callaghan.-of  Vancouver, was a visitor to our city  this week accompanying G. Ii. Ceper-  ley the fire adjuster.  FIVE  WOMEN  nl   our   fountain    the   other  day and  asked for  CRUSHED  Strawbcry Soda with fee Cream.  After they had finished thc first glass  Ihey all asked for "another glass of  the same thing." This i.s tint, one  instance of many. Our Soda has a  richness, a delicacy .of flavor Iliat  people simply can't resist. We arc  responsible for the marry cases of  tire Soda habit in . . . A harmless,  healthful, pleasant habit.  Tho new pound keeper Mr. James  Nichol i.s fulfilling.his duties in a highly satisfactory manner" to all except  perhaps those who have errant stock.  Mr. Ned Taylor, who has been visiting here recently left Wednesday  niorning for Evarts, Alia., where he  purposes engaging in ranching.  Dr. Moirison has purchased the dental practice of Dr. Curry arrd will be  found at the hitter's old stand over  Bows' Drug Store, and is prepared lo  do all kinds of work iu his line.  There will be a sewing meeting of  the Ladies Hospital Guild to-morrow  afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence  of Mrs. T. Kilpatrick, Mackenzie ave.  All members are  requested  to attend.  J. B. Fraser, train despatcher at  .Vancouver, who formerly occupied a  like position in the Revelstoke office  has been promoted to chief train dispatcher* at Nelson. Congratulations  J. D.  C. J. Wilkes is opening up a blacksmith and machine shop in town and  will be prepared to do all kinds of  small blacKsrnithing, lock and gun-  smithing-, bicycle work a specialty.  Ho will also keep bicycles for hire.  Martin Crowe, who with a man  named Glenn, was charged with criminal assault on a young lady in Vancouver some time ago and acquitted  of the charge, was killed by being run J  over by a train near EUensburg,  Wash., last week.  L. Schnid.er, secretary of the Revelstoke Football Club has written to the  Kamloops club with a view of arranging a match at an early date. A meeting of the local enthusiasts will be  held and if possible a. team will be got  together and a match arranged.���������  Kamloops Sentinel.  W. BEWS, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer,  Next Hume Block.  - it.-A. Darragh, managerof-the Silver  Dollar and Copper Dollar groups at  Camborne owned by the Elwood Tin  Plate Workers Mining Co., of Elwood,  Ind., came up on Friday and went  soutli Sunday morning with Afr.  Bottortf.  The Buchanan Comedy Co. who  played a two nights' engagement heie  on Friday and Saturday last, drew  very poor houses. The company i.s a  good one and Afr. Buchanan one of  the best comedians travelling in the  vvest today.  J. R. Bottorff, of Elwood, Ind.,  secretary of the Elwood Tin Plate  Workers Alining Co. spent Saturday  in the city en route to Camborne to  look over the company's property  including the famous Silver Dollar  group situate in the Fish river free  j milling gold camp.  John P. Alorrow, of Dnlitth, Minn.,  one of the directors and a heavy stockholder in the McCullough Creek Hydraulic Mining Co., arrived in the city  last Friday and left on Tuesday morning lor .McCullough creek to inspect  the company's property. He was  accompanied by XV. Al. Brown,-prcsi-',  dent, and J. D. Sibbald, secretary and  manager of thc company.  Today's No. 2 came throrrgh in two  sections, the first contained four carloads of Chinese in bond and escorted  by a dozen special policemen. The  most of those orientals were bound for'  tho West Indies, Demarara, Jamaica,  Trinidad, with a sprinkling who have  been visiting friends and relatives for  cities in the eastern states. Tbosecond  section carried a very cosmopolitan  crowd, mostly passengers from the  east on the Empress which reached  Vancouver Tuesday. There were  Frenchmen from Saigon, Germans  from ICioii Clioui Anglo Indians from  various parts of this important British  I possession, Hong Kongers on a trip  I home and doubtless to lend color to  thc crowd wits a negro from Jamaica,  One of the most convincing evidences of the steady and rapid growth  of Revelstoke meets the gaze of visitors to our post office wheie Postmaster McRae. ������ in order to meet the  demands of our citizens, has been  compelled to install over 100 new  boxes and thoroughly remodel the  interior bv decreasing his floor space  and increasing the letter receiving  department.  The   club   rooms   of   the  Columbia |  Athletic   Association    arc   now   open  every  afternoon'*'and  evening.    Alonday. 'Wednesday and  Saturday after-1  hobns.the boys class will be instructed.  Tuesday and Thursday, afternoons are '  set apart for girls, and  Friday after-,  noons for ladies.     Every evening dur-1  ing the week the club rooms are open  for the gentlemen  members from 8 to  1.1 p.m.  Last night a freight train bound  south was derailed about seven miles  distant from town by a bull which  rushed out fronr the bush and ignoring  the cow-catcher, became entangled in  the wheels of a flat car, which, being  unloaded was easily displaced? The  wrecking crew was soon on tho spot  and had tbe track quickly cleared.  There were no casualties excepting tho  death of the bull.  VICTORIA  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City    .    .    .    .   \    ...  Free 'Bus meets all train  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cento.  Front Street.  CLEARANCE SALE Of FURNITURE  We have a large number of lines which we want lo reduce. We will give  you a good discount on any ofthein. We are going to make our Showrooms  considerably larger and wo will give you all kinds of tempting offers to help  us reduce our stock in order that we may carry out our alterations. ASK  KOR DISCOUNT.  -  fi  E.  UpholatorlnK  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE STORE  Picture Framing;.  THE MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS.  PAT. SEPT., 1900.  R. HOWSON &   0., FURNITURE DEALERS  AGENTS  FOR   THE   " OSTERMOOR"   MATTRESS  *****   ������*fr������  ^*'fr^  l**^*������  **fr*  r*j*1  tfrl  fit*!  /frl  *^*������  ������^*������  **^*   ������*fr**  *^������  **^*'  **^<  ,*fr*t  **********  *****   *****  *****  **i** f*f*|  1*1*1 ffo  fjtM*',*,t*1 *a\y lj** l*v l*y l*v l*p ���������J.1 Kit* ty ty ty ty ty tyty ty ty ty ty l*l>1 ty ty  IS   THERE   ANYTHING $  HERE YOU NEED       I  THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  ���������LIMITED. "  '  IMPORTERS  Manufacturers  SEVELSTOEZB  lua 1   mn 11 11 nihil 111 nm    1 11  Light   Two-Piece   Flannel   Suits   for   Summer.  Light Underwear at all prices from 50c. up.  Straw'and Linen Hats from 50c. to $1.50.  Summer Hosiery���������all kinds���������from 15c. up.  Auto.  Caps, in latest f.tyles, 50c. up,  Stylish, dressy American  Shoes���������best American  and Canadian Hakes.  Lacrosse   and   Tennis  Braces, etc.  Shoes,   Sweaters,   Belts,  A Snap in Working GJoves and Gauntlets  A Big Lot just  for $1.00..  in.    We are selling three pairs-  Our groceries are fresh  This is due to an ever increasing trade,  are daily sending out goods in larger quantities,  stale' goods allowed in this store.  GIVE US A TRIAL ORDER TO-DAY.  We  No  Macdonald & Monteith  FIRST STREET  1*1*1 fti fti ftt ftt. fti, fti fti fti fti fti fti ���������'tr. '*T. JT. JT. Jr. Jr. Jr. JT. Jr. JT. JT. JT. .'  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 Vaneouver Homing Pigeon  Club have decided to have a. contest  on .Inly IHh, Kevelstoke being the  point selected for the liberation of the  birds. Mi: Win. Morris, who is the  only Revelstoke member of the club,  will be the official .starter. Mr. .Morris,  who is an enthusiastic functor of these  swift-winged birds, recently sent three  of his homers up to ���������Downie Creek,  and considering that this was the lirst  time they had traveled over the route,  they made the distance in the short  space of an hour and 11.half.  Mrs. Harris, who was recently ad  nrritted to the hospital' suffering with  muscular phlebitis, passed away on  Tuesday last. The .remains were  shipped to Salmon Arm Wednesday  evening wnere the interment takes  place to-day. The deceased lady, who  was highly esteemed by her neighbors, leaves 7 children, 5 girls-and 2  boys to mourn her loss, her husband  having .succumbed two years ago to  enteric fever contracted Whilst at the  front in South Africa. Claude, the  eldest son, is a brakeman on the Ci P.  ft., well and favorably kuown In  Kevelstoke, to whom and his sorrowing brother and sisters the JfKKAf.D  extends heartfelt sympathy.  Attached to -jWondiiy morning's No.  2 wa.s Mr. K. Mnr-p'oJb's private car So. \  lit which was detached here to form  part of No. 22. Mr. Marpole Was  accompanied from Vancouver by Afr.  F. F. Busteed, who was recently promoted assistant engineer with jurisdiction over tlie western lines of the  C.I'.K. from I'orb Arthur to Vancouver; Mr. II. j. Carnbie, consulting  engineer; Mr. Ceo. H. Webster, divisional engineer. This party is on a  lour of inspection and before returning will travel over tho Crow's Nest  Puss division. Mr. Busteed proceeding  theuce to Winnipeg which will hereafter bo his  headquarters.     Supt. T.  IT  They have a full stock  of Drugs, Patent Medicines.  *   EVERYTHING  YOU NEED  J. A. BUCKHAM  Rod Oross Drugstore.  Mackenzie Avo.  DR. MORRISON  Dentist  Successor to Dr. Gurry  VNi\*VVSA***'*^*'i*>A*V*>i*'V*\*V  r  AUCTION SMI  .,.    -OF-   .        ;..  20 0   HORSES  AT THE  Stock Yards, Calgary  Comprising Draught Horses, General Purpose, Drivers, Saddle  Horses, Cow Ponies, Stallions.  10 th,  ON  FRIDAY,  JUNE  AT 10 A. M.  Entrie.M showldbe sent in  without  delay.  Animals should be 011 llic grounds  the day before or  not  later  than  ft n. rn, on morning of sale, for irr-  speclion' of   buyers   and   proper  classification of entries.  The Alberta Stock Yards  Company,  Limited  P. O. Box, 846 Calgary  Room 24,  Herald Block  GOLD CROWN & BRIDCE WORK  A  SPECIALTY.  DENTAL PARLORS  Over Bews' Drug Store.  NnUe M  SINGER  Sewing Machines  Can be purchased on  payment of $5:00 por  month.  Anybody  wanting    a  first-class Singer Sewing Machine on  easy  -terms,���������can-get-them-  froih  LOST CERTIFICATE.  Delinquent Assessment Notice.  H. Manning, Agt.  Mackenzie Avenue.  (VWf^^^^^W^^W*^  To Whom It May Concern.  Tnkc notice Unit stock vcrtlllnatd Number 61  In Ituvcltttnku mid McOulloiigh Creek Hydraulic Mining (Jo., Ltd., for SOU shares will be sold  at thcliUHU olllee of tlilH Cornpiuiy nt Kcvel-  stoke on July 2rrd next ut ii p.m., to ������o\ er two  culls due on the mime amounting to flOO. together with nost of iidvertlHlne uud other  oharites. 'J'erniH of tale���������C11.1I1. iNew certllleitte  will bc 1st lied to the purchasers for SU per cent  paid stock.  JOHN Ll. SIBBAM),  Sec.-Trcrrs.  It is time action was taken to  uri-iingc for the tuinunl celebration of  Labor Day,  Sept. oth.    A committee  nl tur bo hii* lii!ii(l(]iiiirters. Supt. X. I .Labor Day, Sept. oth. A committee I vocalist a  Kilpatrick escortwl the. party as lar as j to arrange plans and organization I Courtney  Arrowhead. ' work should be appointed at once. ahnnh.lnr  A full practice of the Philharmonic  Society will be held on Tuesday, June  Oth, at 8 o'clock, All are requested to  attend as a date has been fixed for the  production of " Pinafore."  J. M. McCloskey, the blind entertainer and elocutionist, of Phoenix,  B. C, whose favorable reception at the  Opera House here hist season will be  remembered by all, is returning this  season as manager pf the Columbian  Comedy Co., the chief attraction being  a good band, and the charming young  oculist and graceful dance, Miss Laura  They will - arrive here  about J une 14th, ."���������������������������������������������  Fernie  Toronto  Rochester  Baltimore  It pays  to insure  EQUITABLE   RATES  ABSOLUTE SECURITY  Revelstoke  Insiirace Agency  Limited. -  XvvVl^������v������^l^������^AlV������vs^l^^^^^VMS>v  ���������Now is the time you will be needing  flavoring's for Ice Cream, we have  them in nil kinds, C. B. Hume & Co.

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