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 -V  (?^va/T  \T\*0^-S~/  LSTOKE  HERALD  ������*/  .A-irsriD  RAILWAY    M'EN'S   JOURNAL.  Vol    XIV: NO.  S I  REVELSTOKE B. C. THURSDAY,  JUNE 30, 1904  $2 OO a Year in Advance  DEPARTMENT   STORE  SATURDAY OF THIS WEEK WILL  BE OUR BARGAIN  DAY ON AGCDUHT CF HOLIDAY  Rend  this List Carefully,   there    is   something*   here  to interest vou.  fine  Oxfords  For men  We are showing  Men's WhiteCanvas  Shoes at  $2.25  Wc have a Superior  Line of OxfoicU in Vici  Kid and Paienf I-eathor.  Very dressy and Cool  $4.00  A.  tirl  A splendid assortment  of Wash  Skirts   iu    Duck,    Crash,     Pique,"  Muslins, etc.    These-ought to   be  of interest to you these hot days.  CoqI and Comfortable  1 *  Boys  t&ash faSuits  Light and Cool and perfect  washers, made in Galatea, Cham-  brays, Etc., nicely trimmed, very  pretty, at  " ~~ at  Wear well, Cool and Dressy.        j  White Waistings-  New   lines   of   Vestings,   Piques,  Chambrays.  *7he latest and Jjjest  fresh  (groceries  We are Headquarters  for Fine Groceries and  make a specialty of delicacies, Fruits in Season,  etc. If you are already  a Customer a trial ordei  will convince you that wc  can cater to younwants.  mvaHNtujaiauuxm  flags ! flags !! flags Ul  and Qarland for decorating  (. B. HUME Hi (0, Limited  RICH STBIft!  OF FREE GOLD  il  Ore on the Kingston Group���������  The New Company is Pushing Active Development work  with Good Results.  A veiy I'ieh strike of tvea gold ore in  which the gold is visible to the naked  eye was made on the Kingston group  last week, and Che strike has caused a  good deal of excitement in the Fish  River camp. The Kingston group  was recently bonded to Portland peoplo for the sum of $200,OOU and consists of Ave full-sized claims and three  fractions. It is situated on the Lexington mountain to the eastward of  the Copper Dollar aud Eva mines.  Considerable work has heen done on  the claims, exposing in open cuts  massive quartz ledges, varying in  width from '���������> to -10 feet. Iu two instances the veins are uncovered -10  feet in length and -10 feet in width,  showing gold freely disseminated  throughout, and from which the management states valiu-s as high as  !r!207.50 per ton have been received.  Another fine showing of thirteen  feet of high grade gold ore is exposed  ou. this property and running from  the Copper Dollar property owned by  the Elwood Tinworkers Co. Mr.  Blockbei'ger, wiio, with his associates  have owned aud worked the Kingston  group for some' years have always  maintained th.it it- would prove a valuable holding which by recent development has proved this faith. The  Kingston grpup is in good company  lying beside the famous Eva, Oyster-  Criterion and Copper Dollar" proper-  tics. _ The two first named are now  and have been for nearly a year, turning out regular monthly gold bricks of  much value, thus proving"the nature  of the gold bearing rocks -in the  famous Lexington mountain range..,  Dominion Day Programme.  FBI DAY.  a.m.���������Football match���������Revelstoke  v-j. Trout Lake, Athletic Grounds.  1:30 p.m.���������Horse Races, Front Street.  Si'-H" p. in.���������Comedy-drama 'Strife,"  followed by a dance. Opera House.  SATURDAY.  10 a.m. -Baseball  Match,  Revelstoke  vs. G olden, Athletic Grounds.  1:30 p.m.���������Horse Races, Front Street.  THE RUSSO-  JAPWAR  The Horse Races.  At a meeting of the Revelstoke  Turf Club held in Mr. W. Cowan's  office ou Tuesday evening, arrangements weie completed for the two  days' race meet here, Friday and  Saturday. The races will be held  each afternoon commencing at 1:80  o'clock on Front street. W. M.  Brown was elected starter, and Alex.  McRae, judge. Committees were appointed to look after all arrangements  necessary for the success-of the meet.  A number of horses have already  arrived fiom Trout Lake and Kamloops to participate in the different  events. The local horses are being  carefully trained and some good  sport may be anticipated.  l Jr. Jr. .*K fti fti fti fti r*i*i  r ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  Baseball.  The baseball team leaves to-night  for Kamloops where they will do  battle with the ball players of that  town on Dominion Driy. The"boys  have been practising steadily of late  and will no doubt give a good account  of themselves. Secretary Biggar will  accompany the team. The following  is the line up :��������� y  Revelstoke f,    Kamloops  D. Calder ' c   ....D. Burns  Jones   ....lb...   Hunt  Calder   ....2b....   Campbell  Manders   ....3b....  ... McDonald  Ferguson ..;.   i'f,...   Walker  McGee    If....   J. Munir  Moir   ....cf....   T. Munn  Knowiton"...   s s ...   Blair  Japan Has Scored Another  Victory���������Big Fight Yet to  Come ��������� War Correspondent  Dies of Fever.  Tokyo, June 2S.���������After a hot figlit  which lasted for six  hours  yesterday  morning,  June 27th,  the  Taku-Shan J  division of the  Japanese army   corn-1  pletely  defeated   live   battalions     of j  Russian  infantry,   which   were   supported  by two regiments of cavalry  and 10 guns   and occupied  Fen-Shui-  Ling, 27 iniles north-west of Siu-Yen.  The Russians finally fell   back iu   (he  direction    of    Shi-Mu-Cheng.       The  Japanese casualties aggregated ahout  one    hundred   killed   and   wounded.  Major   Oba   was   killed   during    the  battle.  J. Mittdletnn, Associated Press  correspondent with the Russians,  died suddenly from enteric fever last  week.  ***** ***** Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. .  I      I     ���������!     ,1/   i     T  ^T     c     I     I  BROS, I  Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed .Wheat, ty  I  ty  ty  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc. a  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Bacon, Hams,   Eggs,   Groceries  and  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS   RECEIVED  f MACKENZIE AVENUE. H  i-ty ty������ $ tyty -ft it' ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty '!��������� ty ty ty '  Wedding  Bells.  E. F. Knight, the correspondent of  the London Post with lhe Japanese  army waa killed at Wefangtein last  Monday.  It is unofficially reported this morning that the Japanese have captured  three forts outside of Port Arthur.  JURY  FIXES  THE BLAME  Department Store.  Based   on   the   Production   of  Silver-Lead and Gold-Copper  Ores, Lumber, Coal and Coke  ���������Rich for Miner and Operator  The reason Kootenay has solid prosperity today is because the prosperity  is based on what Kootenaj* is producing in the shape of silver-lead and  gold-copper ores and lumber and coal  arrd-coke. The bulk of the ores are  smelted in Kootenay. and part of the  product i.s marKeted as a commodity.  All the timber cut in Kootenay is  made into lumber in Kootenay. A  fair proportion of the coal mined and  tbe bulk of the coke mnde is used in  Kootenay. The payrolls of the mines,  the smelters, the logging camps, and  the sawmills, as well as the payrolls  "of tlTertran^poT,tatimr_cciTnpanies~oper-"  ating in Kootenaj*, are met from the  proceeds of the sale of Kootenay's  products. While many mining and  other ventures have not proved successful, the Kootcnays, nevertheless  have been a good field for careful  operators, and hundreds of men who  c.ime to Kootenay poor are today  well off. Kootenay has had its tips  and downs, like all other mining countries; hut where on the Pacific Coast  is thero a more prosperous country  than Kootenay? How many of her  thirty thousand people aie either  going hurfgry .or without shelter!*'  While few people have large bank  accounts, the number who are broke  is still less.- And the best of all is, the  men who made money in Kootenay  and took it to the States for investment are returning to Kootenay in  the, belief that, alter all, Kootenay  presents a belter field for the prospector and operator than any other  mining section on the Pacific Coast;  aud, at the same time, it is a country  in which the laws are respected, and  where no one need fear loss of liberty  or property or life through insurrection or violence. Men are neither  dynamited nor deported. God save  the king!���������Nelson Tribune.  -The boys will return frtun.KamIoops  Saturday and arrangements have been  made to, play the Golden team Saturday  moi ning  at the athletic grounds.  Football  Arrangements liave been completed  for the football game between the  Revelstoke and Trout Lake teams,  which takes place tomorrow morning  at the athletic grounds and a good  game is expected. The two teams have  each a game to their ctedit and tomorrows game will decide which is  the better eleven. .. The local boys are,  confident in their ability to defeat the  visitors and the spectators .may be  sure of getting their money's -worth.  The "kick oif" .will take place at 11  a.m. and the management hope the  general public will patronize the  grounds liberally in order to assist the  boys in financing the game. Following  is the line-up :  -    TROUT LAKH  ...Goal Bell  .. Back Lnngstaf 1  ...    "     Bailey  Half Back. ..Higginson   Wilkie  Cuiniiiins(cpf  Verdict Rendered- in General  Slocum Case���������Many Men Are  Held���������Directors of Line and  Others Criminally Liable  New York, June 28. ���������The inquiry  conducted by Coroner Berry and a  jury into the Gen. Slocum disaster was  concluded today, and after nearly four  houra'.deliberation a verdict was rendered in'which the directors [ of the  Knickerbocker"Steamboat Company,  Capt. Van Schaick, of the* Slocum,  Capt. Pease, the commodore of the  company's fleet and others were held  criminally responsible. Warrants for  their arrests were issued.  The charge in each case was manslaughter in the flrst degree. Bail  was fixed by the coroner, varying  from $1,000 to .$5,000.  Patriotic   Service.  The pastor of the Methodist Church,  Rev. C. H. M. Sutherland will preach  at both services on Sunday. The subject at 11 a.m. will be "The Divine  Plan in Human Life."  At 7:30 p.m. aspecial patriotic service will lie held. The church is being  suitably decorated by the Epworth  League" members, subject:���������"Canada's  Possibilities of National Greatness,"  KEVELSTOKE  Hodgson   Hurley   HooUiam   Armaun   Lyons   Feenney ...77  Wilson (capt) ..Forward.  Allan   Hugh   McRae   W. Smythe....  Schnider (spare man)  Woods  . Crawford  .. Thomas  ... Barber   Peel  Lacrosse  The lacrosse boys left this morning  for Nelson, the following heing the  line-up:  Goal   Dunn.  Point���������Hyatt.  Cover Point���������Ronnie.  1st Defence���������Jamieson,  2nd Defence���������Clarke.  3rd Defence���������Edwards.  Centre���������Knight.  3rd Home���������Saunders.  2nd Home���������McCullough.  1st Home���������Barber.  Outside Home���������Latham.  Inside Home���������Woods.  Spare man���������Ed. DoJds.  The boys have been practising  steadily of late and are in good form,  Two games will be played with the  Nelson team, one on Friday and one  on Saturday. If good wishes count  for anything tho boys will surely win  in any case they will give Nelson a  run for tlieir monoy.  Orangemen's Church Parade  The regular annual Church parade  of the member.*! of the Loyal Orange  Association-of ltevelstoke will take  place from their lodge room Sunday  evening, July 10th next to the Presbyterian church. Hev. W. C. Calder  u ill preach the sermon. All members  of the Order and visiting members are  invited lo be present. After the  service the lodge will be opened and  remain open until after the 12th of  July.  The Revelstoke Club.  On Saturday last the 25th instant  the Revelstoke Club was opened to the  members. The need of such an institution has been felt for a long time.  Every town in the Province of any  importance has its club where business  men can meet together in a social  way, and enjoy a pleasant chat and  indulge in harmless recreation. The  committee of management is us follows :  President���������T. Kilpatrick.  Vice-President���������G. S, McCarter.  Seey-Treus.���������A. E. Kincaid.  ���������Committee���������A.-E.-Phipps,-Dr. Sutherland, H. A.  Brown, F. B. Lewis, A.  McRne and Fred. Fraser.  The fact that the affairs of the club  are in such capable hands is an assurance that the club will be a success  und will be conducted on proper lines.  No gambling of any form will bo permitted in the club.  The premises purchased by the club  are those formerly occupied by The  Imperial Bank of Canada and have  been remodelled throughout and (ittud  up and furnished comfortably. There  arc four sitting rooms, two private  writing rooms, two bed rooms, bath  room and lavatory, billiard room and  ofllce and a suite of a oom.s at the west  end of the building occupied as it surgery by Dr. Sutherland. A flrst class  English billiard table, made by Samuel  May & Co. and a Nordheim piano have  been installed, also electric lights and  bells.  The place is admirably suited to the  purpose and we feel assured the club  will be a success iu every way.  CRAWFORD-LADNKR.  On Tuesday morning, June 21st, at  Vancouver, Miss Ethel Ladner, formerly of this city, was united in marriage to Mr. M.F: Crawford, C.P.R.  engineer of Revelstoke. The ceremony was performed at 102S Harwood  street, the residence of the bride's sister, Mrs. J. A. McKay, and was conducted by Rev. A. E. Hetherington 11  Mount-lleasant Methodist Church,  assisted by Rev. Chas. Ladner, father  of the bride. Miss Maj* Ryder, of  Chilliwack, attended the bride, while  AV. H. Ladner was best man. The  happy couple left for Victoria on their  wedding tout*. Only the immediate  relatives,of the parties were present,  the wedding being quietly celebrated  on account of the recent death of  John Ladner, brother of the bride.  The Herald joins with many friends  in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Crawford a  long-and happy married life.  FOSTER-STEWART."  At Salmon Arm'on Saturday last at  the residence of Mrs. Forbes, sister of  the bride, Miss Olive Stewart was  married to Mr. W. XX7. Foster, assistant to Supt. T. Kilpatrick of this city.  The ceremony was conducted by the  Rev. C. A. Procunier, rector of St.  Peter's Church, Revelstoke, in the  presence of a few relatives of the contracting parties. The happy couple  passed through the city on Sunday  morning en route south where they  will visit somo of the principal cities  in the western States. The bride and  groom were the recipients of many  handsome and useful wedding presents.  Both the bride and groom are well  known in the city and tlieir many  friends, with the Hxrald, beg to  extend to thcm best wishes for a happy  and prosperous wedded life,  l'OT.EY���������HAMILTON*.  In another column appears the notice  of the marriage of Mr. J. J. Foley,  formerly of Arrowhead, to Miss Agnes  Hamilton, of Toronto. Mr. and Mrs.  Foley are en route west on a honeymoon trip. The Herald extends  congratulations.  The Band Entertainment  Arrangements are completed for the  entertainment which will be given in  the Opera House to-morrow (Dominion  Day) evening under the auspices of  the Independent Band. The comedy  drama "Strife,"' in font- acts, will be  presented by the members of the  Dramatic Club, who have given the  play careful rehearsal and no doubt it  will bo well put on. The following is  the caste of characters:���������  Judge Henry Buttons, (rotiroil judKii arrd  Mill Owner U. SAWYER  Hal Tlronrus, n gentleman of leisure     ...7 W. A. CHAMBKRS  Ilenry Hansel, a mechanic K. STURDY  Aristotle Tompkins nrrd Horatio    V. A. CHAMBERS, V. (i. BROWN  Hans Von Sarrdt W. M. I.AWUKNCK  J uIIh arrd Nel>, Negro Sorvunts    MESSRS. IJURKK AND SKINNKU  Policeman MR. RING KR  Laura Boll, tire Judge's Ward MISS CORLE Y  Mrs. Harwell, Henry's Mother    MUS. T.H.DUNNE  Dolly.a maid MRS. II. A. BROWN  Mary Harris MISS M. DUNNK  Masonic Grand Lodge.  The following is a complete list of  the elected and appointed officers of  thc Masonic Grand Lodge of British  Columbia whicli closed its'- annual  session at Rossland last week : ���������  Grand Mruster, XV. J. Bowser, Vancouver; deputy grand nuuster, T. J.  Armstrong, New Westminster: grand  senior warden. G. .lolm.son, Nelson;  grand junior warden, .1. H. Schofield.  Trail; grand chaplain, Rev. C. A. Procunier, Revelstoke: grand treasurer,  H. II. Watson; granu secretary, It. E.  Brett, Victoria: grand tyler. A. J.  Gaylin, Ksi'iiirnalt; district deputy  grand masters, District No. 1, Victoria,  Peter Riddell; No. 2, Vancouver and  Westminster, XV. G. Vanstone, New  Westminster; No. 3, Kamloops, Vernon and Revelstoke, J. M. Harper.  Kamloops; No. *I. Cariboo, J. Stone,  Barkerville; No. 5, Nanaimo and vicinity. IJ. Stephenson; No. 6, Nelson  and Kaslo, M. L. Grimmett, Sandon;  No. 7, Rossland and Boundarv, W. G.  McNymni, Greenwood; No. 8, East  Kootenay, J. F. Armstrong; grand  historian. Dr. De Wolfe Smith. Westminster: grand deacon, J. J. Itandolf,  Victoria; junior deacon, P. II. Wilson,  Chili wack: director of ceremonies, F.  J. Burd; supt. of works, AV. Astley,  Rossland; giand mat-shall, Ja.s. Sclater;  persuvant, XV. J. Cook, Grand.Forks;  sword hearer, XV. F. Gurd, Cranbrook:  standard bearer, J. Warwick, Nanaimo; organist, XV. J. Jcwett, Nelson;  stewards, N. Thompson, Vancouver;  D. E. McKenzie, New Westminster;  A. W. Currie, Victoria; C. D. Church,  Victoria; XV. J. Doult, Trail; G. N.  Taylor, Rossland.  The City Schools.  Friday morning last the public  schools closed for the summer holidays. There was a large number of  parents and friends of the children  present during the public examination,  which took place in the different  rooms. The honor rolls for the term  were distributed as follows:���������  DIVISION I.  Deportmen t���������Arthur Bennett.  Proficiency���������Hilda Hobbs.  Punctuality and Regularity���������Edith  Cooke.  DIVISION II.  Deporlment���������Blanche Davis.  Proficiency���������Olive Bell.  Punctuality and  Regularity���������Kathleen Fraser.  division in.  Deportment���������Alice Bell.  Proficiency���������Charles Procunier.  .  Punctuality and  Regularity���������Clara  Fraser. '  . division tv. -   "  Deportment���������Hattie Baynton.-L - - '-���������  Proficiency���������Bertha Hobbs.   ' "'  Punctuality   and   * Regularity���������Fred  Fraser.  division v.  Deportment���������Lyla Brundrette.  Proficiency���������Duncan 'Lawson.  Punctuality and Regularity���������Irene  Procunier.  division vi.  Deportment���������Ferguson Floyd.  Proficiency���������Victoria Joliffe.  Punctuality and Regularity���������Harold  Williams.  division vii.  Deportment���������Esther Floyd.  Pioficiency���������Bert Lawrence.  Punctuality and Regularity���������Leonard Howson.  The Transvaal Cup  Capt. A. C. Bell, of the Scots Guards  and A.D.C. to His Excellency the  Governor General, and who served  with the 2nd Royal Canadian Regi- _  "ment in South Africa, presented a  couple of years ago to the D. R. A. a  handsome " trophy designated the  "Transvaal Cup" for competition in  rille shooting among ex-members of all  the Canadian contingents that served  in South Africa. Iatst year tho cup  was wou by Sergt. .Moscrop, of Vancouver, a brother of the Messrs. Mos-  croji of this city. The cup  arrived in the city this niorning  and is iu charge of Mayor U.A.Brown,  Lieutenant commanding No. 5 Co. R.  M. R. of Revelstoke, and is on exhibition in the corner window of C. B.  Hume fc Co.'s store.  The cup may be competed for  bv nny ex-member of the late Canadian contingents, including the 3rd,  -1th, 5th and Cth regiments of the C.  M. R. and may Im shot lor at Provin*.  cial or Territorial Rifle Association  meetings as well as the D.R.A. Tha  cup leaves to-night in charge of the-  Doininion Express Co. for Calgary,  where it will be on exhibition for one/  day en route to Ottawa, .where it is  timed to arrive on August 17th.  Buffalos Fight to Death.  Three huge bison engaged in a sanguinary battle last Thursday night in  the National Park, Banff, says the  Calgary Herald. The result was the  loss of one valuable animal and two  badly scarred combattants. Howard  Douglas said it was one of the fiercest  contests of brute strength ever witnessed in tho park. A big four-year-  old bull was attacked in the afternoon  hy two live und six year old bulls.  The battle continued until 0 o'clock  the next morning, when the object of  the attack ceased to show signs of life.  The infuriated animals, covered with  blood, then abandoned the lacerated-*  body of the big bull. Efforts of tho  attendants to separate tlie enraged  brutes were fruitless. The dead  buffalo was gored and trampled into a  pulp.  'J'Vj 4-W*-W-W-W~I^'l~i*'I~t'M~*l'-l*'i'-i-S>  I  i  I  I Mi li  Whatever its nature, it was evidently satisfactory; for they both seemed  in excellent spirits as they wished tlio  little lady "Good-night," aud left her  standing puzzled by thc side of her  newly-acquired treasure.  "You'll liave plenty of time, old  man," Cunningham was saying to his  companion as thoy left the house, "to  He's  ^.j_j_j_7������,j..I_j_I..j_^.^..j_}���������j.^..j^_}_{..jj.j. ;iloolc up old Skinner to-night  I never   soon    you    before, I'm certain.  '���������Halloa, aunt! Another bargain!"  said Dick Cunningham, quizzingly,  steering himself round an old oak  tublo which blocked up the entrance  to one of the tiny rooms of hi.s aunt's  flat, and kissing the old lady affectionately on her still smooth cheek.  Poor Mica Jane at once became  eloquent���������also tearful.  ���������'Oh, l>i:l-;" she cried, wringing her  lipids, "it's no laughing matter.  That rascally Jacob Skinner has  swindled  me!"  "What���������again!" laughed her nephe.w  irreverently, seating himself on the  table ond thumping it with his fist.  "What did you give for this, auntie?  Come now���������no equivocation!"  "Well, to tell you the truth, Dick,  I paid fifteen pounds for it"���������blushing  like a girl of seventeen. "It was  really mon- than I could .afford; but  it seemed srrch a. lovely piece of seventeenth-century oak that I simply  couldn't resist it. And now old Col-  onol Marsh tells me It's a fraud, and  worth four or:;frve pounds at the outside. T'll never, never buy anything  of Skinner again!"  Dick looked meaningly at an "alleged" ^rand-father clock���������a former  purchase of his aunt's from the wily  dealer in antiques���������and  smiled.  "Oh, I know; I've said so before,"  faltered little Miss Cunningham,��������� evading her nephew's mocking glance.  "But this time I really did think I  1'ad a bargain. Dick."  "Few people ever get a bargain  from Jacob Skinner," said her nephew, sententiously. "He's about as  smart ������_ man ns I've seen. Everyone  admits that���������most of them with very  good reason, too! What we have to  do now, auntie, Is to see if anything  can be done in the matter. But I  doubt it. 'Caveat emptor' is a very  good rule to remember when yoir are  looking out for bargains in antiques!"  "Oh, if you only could do something, Dick!" cried his aunt, appoal-  inrjly.  "Well;  are there .any  further  particulars you can give me?"  Miss  Jane  shook  hcr  head,   doubtfully.  "No."     she  replied.       "I'm  afraid  not.     Ke  bought  it at  the  sale     of  old Jlr,    Walsh's effects���������that's all 1  know," she ado'ed.  "What���������Walsh the miser?"  "Yes."  "Supposed to bo worth ten thousand pounds in cash at least when he  died," continued her ncpliew.. "Never  found a penny of it, did they?"  Miss Jane nodden confirmation.  Cunningham put oir liis ''lawyer"  face, as became "a full-blown solicitor-  Go carefully, though. He'll take a  lot  of handling."  "Trust mc, Dick," said his friend,  heartily.    "lly Jove, this i3 rich!"  And they separated.  Dick  was  right.  Sure enough, lie had not been five  minutes with Iris aunt next morning  before a tug at tho bell urrnounced  Mr. Jacob Skinner, and with an oily  smile that very cute gentleman was  iiiihcred into tire room.  He seemed a littlo disturbed at finding Miss Jane reinforced by her nephew's presence, but quickly recovered  hi.s self-possession. There was an air  of suppressed excitement about him  ql'ite foreign to his usual behaviour,  and, although this escaped the notice of the unsuspecting Miss Cunningham, it was tire source of unholy, joy  to 'Dick.  Miss Jane motioned hcr visitor to a  chair and waited for him to begin.  Tho dealer in antiques seemed rather nt a loss to explain his early call,  bul. eventually blurted  out:���������  'It's about that antique table,  ma'am," pointing to whero it stood,  covered with its new owner's knitting  and  fancy work.  "Yes?" encouragingly.  "Well, ma'am, I had a caller last  niglit, just as I was a-closing. It  seems he was a relative of old Mr.  Walsh. You remember I told, you I  bought tha table at the sale?"  .Miss Jane  nodded'.  The dealer continued: "He. particularly wanted to buy that table. Had  mind telling you tliat that table has  a history."  Miss Jane looked at hor nephew apprehensively, as if doubtful. whether  the dealer had not "done" them after  all; but Dick nodded reassuringly.  "Come now," ho said; "you didn't  buy it for its history, Mr. Skinner?"  That worthy leered knowingly at  tl"e speaker, and after evidently considering whether ho should tako his  hearers into Iris confidence his elation  got the better of his usual caution,  and he continued:���������  "Well, not exactly, sir���������not exactly.  It's like tliis. Last evening, just as I  was shutting up, in conies a young  chap, as I told you before. He  wanted an antique table, describing  one very   much like 1  had sold Miss  for an investigation of the table by  its now owner, resulted in the accidental discovery that it had a double  top, between the two portions of  which wore found bundles of notos  amounting to a sum considerably  more than ������10,000.  And Jacob Skinner nearly liad a fit  when ho hoard of it.���������London Tit-  Bits.  . a   PEESONAL  POINTERS.  i Notes     of    Interest About  Prominent  People.  Some  make  !a    very=rhot   oven is apt to  ithem become watery-  All     batter-puddings      should     be  cooked in a hot oven, as a slow ono  is apt to make them heavy.  Remember to grease the mould or  basin used for baked puddings bo-  fore the mixture is put into it.  A vory small pinch of salt is    the  greatest    improvement  to  all     pud-  j dings���������sweet  ones  included.  Sweetbreads with Mushrooms.-1 Bl"c'ai? a"<? , ,,ut.ter "n<1 P,on.ty of  Parboil sweetbreads, allowing eight ?������fdf..^" .V.! L.,?,"!"'^'.."."^ !V.'!!Lare  medium-sized orres to a can of mush-  About the     11  ....House  i  TESTED RECIPES.  ise i  rooms. Cut the sweetbreads about  half an inch square; stew until tcn-  Signor Mascngni, the famous Itnli-'der. Slice mushrooms and stow in  an composer, is ono of tho most sup- j the liquor for ono hour. Then add  erstitioun of men, and always carries to the sweetbreads a coffee cup of  in ono of his pockets a remarkable cream, pepper and snlt, and  collection of talismans  to  avert mis-  spoonful      of    butter.      Sweetbreads  the foods on which children thrive  When using dried apples, soak  the dried fruit over, night in cold  water. Cook slowly till tender.  Then sweeten und flavor with a little lemon or clove syrup,  tvble-i Wllen lighting a gas stove it will  * often  give  a  slight     explosion    and  sale?    That  was about the kind  thing I wanted.'  "Of course, I told him it was sold.  And then he says, " 'I suppose you  k'now where it went?"  "At that I pricked up my ears.  " 'Well,' I said, cautiously, 'I can't  say as I do. The gent who bought it  was a total stranger to mo, nnd said  he was talcing it abroad with him.' "  T!"o dealer waved his arm depreciatingly. "Thoso little���������er���������dissimulations aro necessary in a business way  ���������you  understand,   sir?"  "Oh, quite so." returned Dick, much  amused at his aunt's disgusted look.  "Go on."  "At that," continued Skinner, "he  seemed much cut up. 'The douce!' he  said, excitedly. "Don't you think  you could traco the purchaser? Mnn!  I'd givo you a hundred for that  table!'  "Thinks I to myself, if he's willing  to  give  a     hund'red    pounds  for the!  thing,   it's probably  worth  a  Eur^ is ���������^^^������������������^^������������������;hc ^ ^, ������������ fl^-^  toilhrg     water,    then    pass    across  whole well  toother. :��������������� \t\lZ\ZZ  be bedtl    ������  cares very littlo indeed for pomp and  ceremony. Her Majesty's favorite  study is medicine, and sho has instructed herself so well in the art  of healing that she is regarded as  Quito an efficient advisor in cases of  ordinary illness.  At Kemblo, in Wiltshire, England,  Lord Biddulph owns one of the most  interesting    estates    in  England,   for  boiled  linseed  j a docp dinner  oil."     Pour  this  dish and  stand  into  . ii  deal more.    So I just kept ruy mouth ���������"'".  shut  about  its whereabouts  (with    a'   n  man's | grin)     aud gave,   him to  understand  only, just     como  home  from  abroad, I shut  about  its whereabouts  (with    n\p���������lce of  ^f    he  was a  cousi a'or  'able novel  readoi  death  till that  day.     So  ho at  once j that  in    iny  opinion  there  was     no I   :Tho    ���������a���������������<-isms of great: men  made     inquiries   and     came  straight j earthly chance of over recovering it.  round'to see mo as soon as he learned  I'd bought it. .-  "Awfully cut up lie seemed," continued tho dealer, watching Miss  Jane furtively to see if his remarks  wero -taking effect, "when he found  I had .already sold it���������His poor old  uncle's table."  Skinner dropped his voice to a pathetic whisper as lie noticed that ho  was making an impression on Miss  Cunningham.  "Good old Dob," muttered Dick,  sotto voce.  Dear me!"'. said tho tender-licartod  old lady, forgetful of lier own grievance in her sympathy for the miser's  nephew.     "I shall "  Hut sho caught Dick's oyo fixed  sternly on lior, and broke off.  "I���������I'havo taken rather .a liking to  tho table,"     she     continued, timidly,  "And then���������out it comes!" almost  shouted tho dealer, his whole frame  trembling with excitement.  "'Old Walsh had house property  bringing him in over two hundred and  fifty pounds a year,' said the stranger; 'and this hc drew for thirty years  ���������while a few shillings a week wus the  very utmost he spent.  " 'What's forty times two hundred  and  fifty pounds?'  ho says.  " 'Call it ten thousand pounds,'  says T.  And thoy never found a penny of  it when ho died I'  No,' said X,' thoy. didn't. I often  wondered where it wont to.'  " 'Then you needn't wonder any  longer,'"replied the stranger, bitterly,  'for old Betty Jones, who died last  night���������-you remember, she used to  clean   rip  old  Walsh's house  occasion-  Yellow  Cake.���������One teacupful  sugar     .  ..    . _,.���������,* ti"  with    half   the quantity    of butter;    "*ht   '������     ?n\ pc,S?r wh'l^unothor  add  the    yolks of four eggs,  beaten  frawa tho  back ot the plush  across  half a  teacupful   of milk,   and     two"     * . , .  ,       , .       ' .  and  a half teacupfuls of flour sifted!   ,7ho  te������"1    ,shou'd ho  cleaned     all  with     two     teaspoonfuls   of  Price's   ������Je[*.     ���������CD������ln8  the  mouth    should  Cream     Baking    Powder. Flavor , n������ Practiced  after eery  mealwith  with  vanilla. ' lh% ,snn\e 'ogfarity  with  which  the  .    Lady  Cako.-Tako two  and  a half   ?oh,(J *** <\ <**;% ''ath*      Especially  within  its boundaries aro  to bo   seen< scant  teacupfuls  of  Hour,   and  atter    s  tho  tooth     toi et necessary   aftei  a well-preserved Druidical temple, the' sifting mix well with it ono    heaping i ln<* last moal ������\ t"������, "Y*  remains of a Roman villa, the site of ��������� teaspoonful    Price's   Cream    Baking ! . T.������ -car.e sclucaky  boots,  get    some  an  Anglo-Saxon  village mentioned  in' Powder and sift again: add one and  Domesday  Book,  and the  source     of j a    .'.half,., teacupfuls ..powdered  sugar,  the River Thames. blended with half a teacupful of but-  King    Edward     was never a book-  tor;  boat tho whites of two eggs   to  worm, but ho has always boon    fond | a froth; add gradually to tho    flour  of history,  and  lias  quite  a  fine col-'��������� half    a    teacupful  of   milk;     follow  lection     of volumes  at  Sanclringham j with  the sugar and the butter,  and  dealing   with  tho  Crimean expedi tion .next the whites of tho eggs, finishing  and     the  campaigns  of  Nelson     ana' j UP with, a teaspoonful of tho essence  Wellington.  Books  on  farming,  sport ���������of almond.      Bake in a hot oven for  - T������������������ I and'other pursuits also appealed     to j three-quarters of an hour.  ������������������L"������ ; hint before the cares of Stato wholly I    ^ES3    a  la     Suisse.���������Spread     tho  e������?V   raiononolfced .his tiipo.     When he was I b������"om,    of "���������    dish with two ounces  | of fresh  butter; cover this with grat-  ied  cheese;   break   eight whole    eggs  ���������_��������� i upon   the    choose   without   breaking  irjjui ram^  or   meal men    are i _,/ ,, ,. ... , ������  ���������i���������-���������..o   .   *.���������r,.-������������������*   ���������r  ,-.+���������-,-,  f���������t.,���������������...   ! the yelks.      Season with red  pepper  alwavs  a  subject  or  intcnvSO  interest, i      , *    ,.   .. _ * ,./.,  ....     v.,       ... . f and  salt if necessary;  nour a   little  Mr.   Chamberlain  seems  to  havo    m-I Qn J������-  P������r<jW  qurrod     a     new   o c  durrirg his  tour , t c tho  through   Groat  Brrlnrn.     It    consrsts n  ���������������������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������X":--^���������*>���������*���������*  %  ���������2'  HEALTH HINTS.  A writer in Health (London) offers  tho following suggestions:  Nnver neglect ' your dully exorcise.  A brisk walk for a couplo of miles in  tho fresh morning air, or a four or  live milo bicyclo ride, is ono of tho  first essentials.  Plain, nourishing food and nbund-  nnco of good, ripe fruit is another.  Fruit Is best eaten in the niorning.  Bananas nro easy ot digestion to  some, and very nutritious; grapes are  nourishing and fattening; apples aro  especially good for brain workers, and.  oranges aro of groat benefit to people afflicted with rheumatism.  Personal cleanliness is tho next os-  sentinl lo keeping young. A daily  bath and a good rub will door thi*  complexion faster than medicino".  Have plenty of fresh air in your  living and sleeping rooms. Leave.  your bedroom window open from the  top scycrrjl inches overy night, no  matter how cold the weathor; havo  your bed-covering warm and light.  On getting up in the morning arrange : your bedding and bed so that  they/may be thoroughly aired; leave  the window open in your bedroom for  tho greater part of the day. In your  10  living room ventilation Is also neccs-  in ���������: putTrng     out     his  cheeks .-.slightly  i top, and sot the eggs in a moderate  j oven for about a quarter of nn hour.  . Pass a  hot salamander ovor tho top  boots in it, so as to allow the soles  only to soak in it thoroughly "for a  few days. If this "does not rcuiovo  the annoyance repeat tho process.  Kow    sweep   dust from   iiii) 'room'  to another, nor from upstairs to the  lower    J\irt   of tho houso.      Alv.i.ysj  tako    it    up into a dustpan    where i  you    havi     previously placed     somo I  tea. leaves.      This prevents tho dust   ,,       .      ,   .. ,  .,     .,     ,  from scattc-itng ag^in and rctui ning jtlw  circulation  of thc blood  to  its old haunts.  SALT SPRINKLINGS.  -Salt in whitewash makes it stick.  Salt puts out: a, fire in the shitu-  noy.  Salt used in sweeping carpets  keeps out moth.  Salt as a garglo will cure soreness  of tho   throat, *^  Salt and vinegar will remove stain  from discolored teacups.  Saltput on ink whon freshly spilled will help in removing the spot.  Salt .'thrown? on soot whicli has  fallen on tho carpet will prevent  stain.  when lie is interrupted.    Ho has only           jono other trick of gesture���������drawing a !'to*;"brown"it.���������  (forefinger rapidly across his nose I Birds' Nests.���������Chop verv-fine one  ' whon ho has made a telling point. | ounce of beef suet "or cold ment, half  There is no doubt as to the source i a cupful of broad crumbs, season  whence he acquired this mannerism; it j with ' chopped parsley, powdored  was the only peculiarity ef gesticuln- ' thyme, and marjoram; a littlo grat-  tion    which Mr.   Gladstone permitted I cd rind of lemon, and half its   juice,  liimscli". and one.egg well beaten to bind tho |    Salt  on  tho  fingers  whon  cleaning  Tho "Pinht Hon. A. Graham Murray,   mixture.        While you are preparing i fowl, meat,  or fish will prevent slip  rthe   Secretory  for  Scotland,   is     one : this mixture have four eggs on   the  Ping  of tho most    athletic of all  legislat- ! stove to boil hard; ten minutes will  bo sufficient. Watcm half a pint of  gravy. When the eggs aro boiled  hard take thcm from the sholls and  cover them thickly with the mixture. Put a little butter in ?.a stow  fry  them  a light, brown,     dish  oi*s.     As a Harrow boy ho was. : un- i  rivalled as a racket player, and; he is  one of the best amateur golfers north .  of tho Tweed;     while  few  men     can  handle a gun  with  moro  deadly     of-!  feet.    Ke is,a great cyclist, too, and |Pan'  arrd  meruit  to use  it myself.      You [ally���������confessed  to me just'? beforo  she  of threo  months'  standing,  and    was  silent for a few minutes.  'Suddenly he gave a most unprofessional whoop, and bouncing olT the  table surprised thc dear old lady by  executing a war-dance -round tho  room, to thc imminent peril of all  the innumerable bargains which filled  every corner.  "Euroka! I have it!" lie shouted  snapping liis fingers.  His aunt umiled proudly. "I folt  sure you would know what to do,  Dick," she said, affectionately, reaching up ami laying- her hand on her  nerchow's broad shoulder. "What is  it?"  But Cunningham was mysterious.  "Just wait," he snid, "until tomorrow morning. Unless I am much  mistaken your first visitor will be  Jacob  Skinner."  "Jacob Skinner?" echoed the old  lady, blankly.  "Yes. And don't bo surprised if he  wants to buy the table back ag3in.  So, if this turns out to be the case,  as I have no doubt it will, refuse to  sell at first���������tell him you have taken  a liking to it; but in the end I think  you micht- let him have it for, say,  twenty-five pounds."  "But._J)i.ck._.Colonal.-..Srari*h.._naid...it.  see"���������alarmed at her own audacity,  hut' encouraged by an approving nod  from her- nephew���������"one rarely gots n  chance of picking up a piece of genuine seventeenth-century oak now-n-  days���������that is, at such a reasonable  price."  Thc dealer smiled inwardly at this  refreshing innocence and returned to  tho attack.  "But, under the circumstances,  ma'am, I thought you might be disposed to let the young chap'havo'it.  I know ' (denrccntingly) that it is not  a question of money with you. Miss  Cunningham;     but,     I may say,    my  thinks as little'of rid'riig homo all the!tbem rrp,  cut  them in halves  .   . _ r> I ���������.,i      _w    ..1. _     i        ..    i.i .,_.,  died that she once saw the old man  stuiTiing something like paper into tho  hollow leg-of. a'tablet'  "And this is tho tablo!" cried Skinner, standing up in his agitation and  mopping, his forehead.; "And now  it's mine!  "Yes, sir! Tacob. Skinner usually  knbws what he's about!"  "I gather," said Miss Jane, frigidly, "that you expect to find a. largu  sum of money���������probably ten thousand pounds, in notes, I presume��������� hidden in that table-leg. This, no doubt  you intend to hand over to the old j  miser's     heir-at-law?       Wasn't     that '  (first  wav  to   Scotland     when  the   Parlia- ', c"t  off*, the  top  of  the  white  .that  Imenlarv Session is at an end  as    of.,th������y might stand ).  and serve them  cycling from his London chambers to | '������l with tho hot gravy poured over  tho House of Commons. i    ,'���������* ,    _      , ,.     _,. ,,  The    resignation of  Vlco-f'hanccllor  wV;������ish Ra'obit.-The making of  ���������������-* tarton    from    tho   Trial,     Bench 'Wolsh     r,ro,lt    IS'     a?    .,    ���������  knows,  simple enough in itself,    and  Salt in tho oven, under baking-tins  will prevent their scorching on the  bottom.  TOWELS:  customer    would bo    willing to  givcjv.-hat you bought the tablo for?"  five  pounds at     the fni'ugh am-  you twenty-five pounds for it."  The little lady looUcd at her nephew for guidance.  "Yes .aunt, I think you might let  him have it at that price."  Then, turning to the now jubilant  Skinner, whoso eyes were greedily fixed on tlio coveted tabic. "Well, Jacob, it's not often one gots ten  pounds tho bettor of you in a deal���������  eh?"  Tho dealer turned with a 3tart.  "Ten pounds;���������eh?���������oh, yes, sir,"  lie answered, absent-mindedly. "Exceptional circumstances���������quite execp-  tlpnalcircumstaiicos."_ .(To_3^ss_Cu_n-  V.'cll���������what do you think?" returned the dealer, with, a knowing look ot  Cunningham. "I asked you to let  him have the table bock���������and (with a,  grin): he's welcome to it���������after I've  investigated tbat there hollow leg!  -. "Besides,-.!. Know for a fact the old  man had no brothers  or  sisters;     so  Chnttorton    from.;.- tho   Irish     Bench  loaves Lord  Young,   of  the  Court  of ,     attended   with   tho  grati  besRiona     at  Edinburgh,  the     oldest ;? j       SU(������ess the    ambitlous    ������aker  working judge    ,���������    tho Im.terl  Rrng-,c'ou,d     d(JBil.0 Many  makers     get  dorn. Both Judges were born in 1S19, the sliceH of brend ^ tMck T1  but the reargmug Vrce-Chancellor Iim should not be more than half an  the advantage of Lord Young in tho , inch thick. They should also bc  matter of length of years on thelonstod lightly on both sides. Aftor  Bench. Lord Young, n I though in his this preparation lay on them slices  eighty-fifth year, attends daily at the , 0f rich cheese and put them in a  Court  of Session   with  almost  unim- I pan  till the cheese is molted.     Mus-  , Hemstitching on towels has been  tried and found wanting. Tho  plain hems aro now secured by an  overcast stitching "which given the  elect of a heavy cord. A handsomo  towol may bC'made of strips of narrow linen crash overhonded.togother  .with the two .seams covered with a  =AV������P __? ! ������ne brier stitch or narrow pattern  in cross stitch, and is a suitable  gift for tho rich friend whom it  seems" difficult to remember bocauso  seeming to "liave everything she  wants.  paired vigor, and it ic a noted wit.  Ho remembers many of Burn's personal friends, end knew intimately "Bonnie Joan," the widow of. .the .poet.  The world does not hoar a groat  deal of Miss Helen Gould, who is believed to bo the wealthiest spinster in  existence, beyond a general rumor  that f.Hc oschows society and is do-  ���������voied to good1 works.    Sho is a very  the yarn the stranger told me that?ho , . ...  was a nephow was all bunWum-that's'! Practical woman,  and has been  much  wns  worth  oni  very most."  "An  article  is worth  just  r.s much  as on?: is able to get for it," replied  her  nephew,   in   hi.s  best  professional J  manner.     "If  Skinner  is  willing     toi primly, counting oir t the notes:  Kue twenty or twenty-five pounds for-���������two���������three���������four���������live.     Quite  it. what  objection con vou have?"       ; rect. Mr. Skinner.  ���������Tin."  said  Mis*  .Jane,  doubtfully.'    "Write    mi-    out    a receipt,  "I'm  inclined  to  believe  he'll  Jump j plena?,"  turning to hor nephew,  at it at the price," added Dick. "Any- jl will nign it *'  how,  I'll   bo    with    you  as parly as  possible  to-morrow     to  o.ssist  in  tho  interview���������it ought to prove interesting.     Hut  don't  leave  Sklnnvr    alone  with  the   t>bl*.*  for-  long,   and,   above  nil.   don't   let him  think you  Kiisfiect  it is not genuine."  pui ling soTiTe" "notes out     6T  his pocket-book): "Would it be trouh-  j ling you  too  much  to give mo  a re-  jcuipc,  ma'am?"  'Not at all," returned Mirrs    Jane,  "One  cor-  nick,  ' and  to say. nonsense, ma'am (turning to  Miss Jane). And he's no moro right  to the table than I Have. Kot so  much���������for tbo table's mine!"  Miss Cunningham, much' bewildered,  looked across_at^ her..nnj>he_w1__  impressed by the vory rudimentary  knowledge of cooking among the poor  so she has started a coofcory institution in Now York, whero tho poorest  may attund     lectures- and  demonstra-  tard and pepper should ? bo spread  over them, but not too much of tho  latter���������that is a common mistake.  They should be served, of courso, on  very hot plates, and it is of great  importance that the rarebit itself be  hot, as otherwise it will,congeal arid  be flabby and tasteless.  G crinu n S weetbrends.���������Boil thorn  in water with a little salt; tako off  all the fat; cut in pieces.tho size of  dice or smaller. Make a sauce with  one tablespoonful of flour, butter  the ' size' of'half an egg; wet with the  water the sweetbread is cooked in,  make  it  ns  thick   ns  croam,     flavor  "Yes, there-is~~no tloubCT"-He-siiar  in reply to the inquiry in her- eyes,  "it's his table.  "Como on tnau, ofif with" the lex,  and let us see your fortune," turning  to Skinner.  Ancl     with     trembling   fingers  that  gentleman drew a  screw-driver     from  hin  pocket,  and   tho  two  turned    the  tablo ovor.  A  screw  ot  thc  bottom   of  the  leg  Tlie d.raler by this time had walked |wnH Fl<Jon     taken    out  and  permitted  over to the tablo and stood with one   the  displacement of a layer of wood,  fat hnnd strokinff Itr, surface���������almost j which   latter  when   removed  dioolosod I  tions w.thout payment of any fee. She   w,t,h ,cm������n *" co-     ���������   ? *hcf c,ho.P-  .no^or,!v--prov*M������-it^with'_flrst-^^  teachorM.  but superintend., many     de-if.tlr In,a wel ^flJ**, "''* r,, ���������"  .   ,.      i     . if      Tj i~.,���������.  _i������������������.,���������   tie  wator  in   it  to  keep  from  crum-  talis    JiM-wIf.  and     ,s almost always | ^.^     just   bofort!  soi;ding  to     tho  ���������Very well, Dick," said his aunt,  much mystified.  "And now," continued Cunningham,  "I'm off. I will looK iu with a  friend presently, and we'll���������������r���������examine your purchaso at onr leitarre. You  will have no objection to our having  the room, to ourselves for nn hour  or eo?"  "None whatever." replied Miss  Jone, who would have given anything  to know what h* had in his mind.  And with a cheery lnugh hcr nephew took his leave.  Another hour, however, Raw his return, accompanied by his friend Bob  Harrisnn. Under his arm ho carried  a small brown-papor-covercd parcel.  This he showed teasingly to his  aunt,  but vouchsafed no explanation.  ">fy chum Harrison," he said.  "Tip's awfully good at amateur theatricals."  caressingly,  It seorrod.  J    He    roused     himself  na  If from  j dream when. Dick handed him the  Jceipt duly signed,  and, scrutinizing it |  carefully,  remarked:���������  "Well, rrir, I guess this table's mine  now."  "Oh,     certainly,"  Bold  Dick.      "No  doubt    about  It.       I  wish you  luck,  though I should  like to  know     what  |a cavity tightly parhed with paper  j    Sklrrriir  could   hardly  restrain,   hio  |oxci  from  wero torn off in quick succ/iKirion, and  th(*n a sealed em'elopo wan brought  to light. ',  This     the  denier  rapidly  slit  open,  and  then,  withdrawing the enclosure,  your game is.    I didn't swallow your j ho opened it and commenced to read  rxcitement. Feverishly he pulled outl?"* "(-i"' "'<= ",',," "  ! roll and began to tear- thc wrapping jfow *"*''��������� , S'r WiIHom,  rom  it.       Ono,  two.  three  coveringo  P"1^ one  ot the  most  lor  tale of thc miser's nephew, don't  think it. I'vo known Jacob Skinner  long enough to be aware that when  ho pays twenty-five pounds for a  rnock antique table thoro'u something  in tho wind."  Tho dealor passed over this onporsi-  on on the gcmilner.r.ss of his purchase without comment. It is doubtful  if he even noticed it, ho wan so preoccupied.  "Coma on, man," laughed Dick,  "out with it. You've got thc tabid,  so you needn't inlnd telling us."  "Might I liut off these things?" Inquired tho beaming Sklnnor; and. per-  "Ah! Indeed." rtoid tlio puzzled \mission being granted, he cloarocl tho  old lady, trying to seo what connoc- table and pushed it forward into thn  tion  there  could  ba between  amateur-middle of tho room  theatricals and her antique tablo.  "And���������nnd���������he is an authority on antiques, I understand?"  "Bather!" said Diet-, with a twinkle  In his ".ve.     "Eh, Hob?"  nnrrison  grinrrod.  The two then locked Ih'omselves up  with tho antiqt'o tabic, and It wns  8.30 beforo they had concluded their  ''c::aml\u:lion."-  Walking round it, ho examined each  log minutely, and nt length, giving  one a Ilttlo pat, ho uttered a satisfied grunt and seated himself above it  on   tho corner of the tablo.  Then, with a knowing win!" nt birr  malo listener, Iro commenced:���������  "WnJl, sir, Booing that now It's  mino (hc tupped his pocket-book* in  which    roposed    the receipt), I don't  present in . neat cotton dress and apron, Joining thc classes and sharing  every kind of instruction given to  thone who attend.  Sir William Ramsay Is a mnn of  science with a good many Interests  outside his special work. It has been  Herd that had he not oloctod to devote bin life to chemistry lie might  have made a name for himself as a  musician.       Ho ploys both  the piano  jar.d violin  with skill nnd has a pretty  talent  for  Improvisation,  while he  has written the  words also of not a  too,  is  not  aniod  of liv~  | ing chemists, but a. skilful mechanician. Working ai ho is accustomed to  with such fnflnit**simal quantities of  material. Sir William has had to devise, among other things, new methods In g!aB������-bIowing a3 applied to  the manufacture of minute chemical  apparatus, and as a '.consequence hos  found it most satisfactory to mako  all his own  appliances himrwlf.  tabic.      Have a lemon on the tablo,  us somo prefer it seasoned more.  But his eyes had no sooner fallen  on it than ho let It drop fluttering to  thn  floor,  and stood  as If transfixed.  Miss. Jane stepped forward, and  picking it rrp read the two words  "Dono brown."  "'Dono brown?" she said, inquiringly, tho words convoying no meaning  to hcr bewildered senses. "Why, it  looks like your writing, Dick!"  "So it does," said Cunningham,  drily, looking ovor her shoulder. "Jle-  lrrnrlco.bly liko my hand-writing��������� oh,  Mr. Sklnnor?"  The cicr.krr looked into his eyes, understood, and groaned.  "I reckon we're about nquni'o now,"  said Dick, "but I'll make you nn offer. I'll give yr.u a flvnr for the  tabli!���������on account oT ils���������cr���������Interesting history."  Jacob Skinner /(rjnned sheepishly.  "Very well," be. snid, and flier table  cbuiuj-cd hands otire more, nml Dick  fluiiiihigh'ain     methodically     j.mckeU'il  111 ii receipt.  ������ ������       . ������ ������ * ���������  But the old minnr'a h'ldlng-plat'O did ,  not much    longer   ruinaln u nrystory, 'stationary engines,  too.  WOULD NEED THEM.  "No, I don't Wont anything fancy,"  said tho customer, who v/ns looking  for r.ornothing suitable for a present'  for hor husband. "Ohrlntm/u" In over*. What I want this tlmo )������ some  article that will bo of practical uso  to him."  "JTow would a smoking Jacket do.  nia'nrn?"  asked the snlci'irinn  "tie hns two already."  "Whnt does ho smoke���������cigars or a  pipe?"  "Ho r.i'.ifikns n pipe."  "Then lit. rne suggest, ina'am, tlwt  ynu Wny ii ensu oiini.nlnlng l-M bo.ves  (if mnl.i:lr((M."  Mr.'t. .'loritlnri���������"Oood gracious!  They iriaki.i (.'nrrlngr) whi>elH out of  paper? Tire lu'onl Paper wheels!"  JoggiiiH���������"Tlint's  nothing. They have  )  ANCHOVY BASKETS.  Make a littlo good short pastry,  mixing it with anchovy sauce instead of water, and coloring it  slightly with a few drops of carmine, as the sauce does not color  enough. Line some tiny: pattypans  with tho pusto, put In some uncooked rico, and buko In n good ovon.  Make the remnants of pastry into  little strips nbout two Inches long,  twist those, nnd lay them on a baking tin Irr tho shape of a.horsoshoo,  and bako tbem. When tho baskets  aro cooked, turn out the rico, and  let cool. Whip up some cream, add  to ft about ono ounce of cheese,  also peppor, salt, and a littlo mustard. Fill tho baskets with this,  piling it up roughly, stick in tho  little pastry strips to form handles,  and just Ixiforo serving put a few  wn torcress-lcnvos round the edge  of the basket, sticking the stalks  Into the cream. Dish up on a  fancy paper, with a sprig or two  of watercress in between the bas-  kelri. If tho cress is put In too  ���������men It will fade by tho time .tho  savory  in nerved. ,.  Moii.ssellno Pudding.���������Grate tho  rinds-of two lemons, and strain out  tho juice, mix with those two ounces  of castor sugar, four yolks of eggs,  a pinch of salt, and two ounces of  fresh     butter, Stir  this  mlxturo  KITCHEN AFIIONS.  Tho best work and kitchen aprons  are made of blue and white soor-  suckcr, one of their excellent qualities being that they require no ironing. - It is possible to wash and  shake out a dozen of these aprons  in less timo than it would take to  launder half the number of gingham  or calico ones. Seersucker may bo  hnd in plain white as well us the  familiar  stripes.  WORK BACS.  An improvement on the work' bags  mudo entirely.; of silk nro now ones  mado on a foundation of basket,  work; , The littlo flat trays to ? bo  found in all sizes at Japanese shops  aro chosen, nnd tho silk sowed on  the inside rim. Thc basket, is first  lined_nnd .slightly_pndded _w_i_th_sacli-  et if desired. Tho silk is gathered in  bag fashion at the top, 'making' a  pretty and n substantial receptacle  forsowing materials or embroidery.  WHY MEN DIE.  It has been said that few men die  of old ago, and that almost all persons die of disappointment, personal,  mental, or bodily toil, or accident.  Tlio- passions kill men sometimes ovon suddenly. The common expression  "choked with rage," has little exaggeration in it, for even though not  suddenly fatal, strong passions shorten lifo. Strong-bodied men often die  young, weak men live longer than the  strong, for .the strong use their  strength', and the weak have none to  use���������the latter tako care of themselves  thn former do not. As it is with the  body so it is with the mind? and the  toiripor; the strong aro apt to ? break,  or, like the candle, run; the weak  burn out. The inforlor animals,  which live temporate lives, have generally their prescribed term of years.  Thus the horse lives twonty-flvo  years," tho ox: fifteen to twenty, the  lion about twenty, the hog' ten or  twolvo, the rabbit"' eight, the guinea  pig six or seven. Tho numbers all  bear proportion to the time lho animal takes to grow its full sizo. But  man, of all animals, is one that seldom domoB up to the average:      He j  sary, and sunshine too.  Poor ventilation is accountable for  much ugliness, and in children deformity. Fresh ,nir and sunshine aro  as essential to a human being as they  aro to a plant.  Avoid tiglit clothing,' corsets, garters, slonvcs, armliolcs, collars and  waistbands.     Tight  clothing dicturbs  and is  the, pause. of red noses,'-enlarged veins,  flushings, etc.  Eight hours' sleep Is absolutely ro  quired to rest tho brain, and a tea  minutos' nap twice a .'.'day "will do  much, toward warding off wrinkloj  and keeping the face youthful.  EARLY   RISING.  ���������Most persons who havo lived to ��������� be  old have been good sleepers, but  this does not moan that they havo  been long sleepers. A good sleeper ia  ! ono who sloops woll. - He may sleep  quite enough in six of seven hours to  I answer all hia needs, and it would  j bo folly for him to lie in bed threo or ,  four hours more. As a rule, ' long-  lived persons have been early risers  because thoy have boen good sleepers.  By "good sloop" is meant sleep ��������� that  is sweot and sound, withoui droam-'  ing, refreshing; the .body recuperates  wholly. - Those who lovo' to rise early generally aro of tliis sort. Thoy  have strong wills and good health to  begin with. Lato risers are often invalids or persons of bad habits,; idlers who are never free from other  vices besides idleness. Tho '" nervous  exhaustion which keeps a man wakeful throughout the small hours ro-  guires sleep late in tho morning. Thii  exhaustion is invariably duo to om  of several life-shortoulng influences,  especially anxiety or indiscretion- in  diet or drink.  Early rising is thus rather one effect ,' of certain favorable influences,  anothor result of which is longevity,  than a cause of longevity. To turn a,  weakly man out of bod every."morning*  will not prolong-his life unless h������  has slept enough. Preventing a,  weakly person from, stooping"mora  than four or flvo hours nightly would  not causo him. to live to bo old, but  would tend to shorten his lifo. Early  rising does not mean the time by tho  clock. The word "has a relative significance with reference to the timo  of going to bod. -A person who re-  tiros to rest four hours after midnight  and gets up at ]0 a.m". may be  strictly regarded as an 'early riser.' "���������  Thus early rising is synonumous witli  short sleeping, which moans rjipid recovery from fatigue, itself a sign of  bodily strength. Early rising'as a  practice may bo ctrltivoted by all per-  son_s__in good health. It is excellent  as moral discipline,. and eminently  healthy as a matter of fact. Most  persons will cat three meals daily.  When a man gets up lato those meals  will probably follow each other at too  sljort Intervals and be eaten too rapidly to bo wholesome. When he is an  early riser it will probably'' be otherwise. He can enjoy a good breakfast, and when his other meals ore  duo bo1*1 will bo ready for 'them, and  wilh a good appetite, which is itself  ono of tlie signs of health.  THE.WOMAN .WITH A WMIUK.  Sho was n haughty dame, and, owing on a shopping expedition with a  friend, happened to catch a glimpse  of an acquaintance she did not wish  to recognize.  "Let us go this wny, past the silk  counter. I havo just seen soineono I  don't care to moot."  "Who is she?" asked hor friend, who  did not sou any.nno near; them.  /'OH, somo horrid womon with in  smirk on lior face. Of course, I  Have only a . bowing acquaintance  with lior, and although the face is ao  familiar I cannot, lcmember her  name."  They finished thoir shopping nnd  tlie two ladies found themselves at  tho samo point in the promises where  tho haughty dame had 'Seen - hcr disagreeable acquaintance.  Thoro  sho is   again.    Why,  I    do  ought    to Iivo a    hundred years, according to thc physiological law,  for  five  times    twenty  arc one  hundred; lboiiovo she's been tliere all the time."     -,, but   instead    of   that,    ho    scarcely .8ho said( pointing to  the person     in  over    the    lire   till  It thickens and; roaches an  average of four times the.question.  nearly    boils,   then  lot  it get.    cool   growing period.    The reason io obvi-r   "That woman! ' 'Goodness gracious.  again.     Whip up  tho four whites of  ous���������man is not    only the most    ir- [ tjaat-'a yourself you seo in tho mirror  eggn  to  a  stiff froth,    shako    lhem iregular nnd most    intemperate,    but Uhcre'" g^j j,ci'. jj.;,,,,^. choking with  inlo     the     other  mixture,   buttor  a jttro most laborious and hard-working ��������� jaugi,'|er  plain  mold or tin    pour  the    wholo J or all    nnimabj.      Bf. is    always the      And'the horrified  woman  who liad  inlo  fh.i mold,  and steam Jor three-, most irritable, and there is reason to I cut hoi. own reflection was obliged 'to  quarters of nn hour. Turn out  carefully whon dono, and servo with  a Hwnct- sauce.  HOUSEHOLD   HINTS.  Custards should be cooked gontly���������  believe, though we cannot tell what  nn animal secretly feels, that, more  tlvAii any olher animal, man cherishes wrath to keep it warm, and consume!! himself with tho fire of his  own reflections.  acknowledge    that  smirk was lier own.  tlio     disagreeable  Cloves will-��������� ismove tho odor of  highballs, but thoy refuse to mix wlt'nl  moth-balls, Jts  I YOUNG |  f FOLKS   1  A CURE FOB. INSOMNIA.  A Well Known St. John Merchant  Tells How He Was Freed, From  This  Terrible Trouble.  One of tho best known men in   St.  John, N. B., is Mr. G. G. Kierstead,  grocer and gonoral  dealor,  641 Main  street,     Mr. Kierstead has an intcr-  .     , ,   . , .   , ,    .  .    ; esting story to tell of failing health,  IrccKlo-faced, nwaltward boy of oigh- ��������� JnsownIai . nnd nnally renewed  loon years dressed in a ragged waist- | strength, which cannot fail to inter-  coat mid s'.crt breeches, without est others. He says :���������"A few years  stocking or shoos, rapped one evening ago i wna nn ,.un down and failing  at the door of a humble cottage in jn health, no-doubt due to overwork  Northern ICngland, and asked to soo I and shattered nerves. I wus unable  the village schoolmaster.     When  that   to sloep'at night and  found  no rest  AN  AWKWAl'ffi  LADDIE.  Nearly a hundred years ago a stout  person appeared, the boy said very  modestly, "1 would liko to attend  your evening school, sir." r.  "And what do you wish to study?"  asked the teacher, roughly.  "I want to learn to road and  writo. sir," answered tho lad.  The schoolmaster glanced at the  boy's homely faco and rough clothes  scornfully, (tad said, "Very well, you  may attend; but an awkward, bare-'  leggod laddie like you would better  bo doing something else than Icarn-  ' ing hi.s letters." Then he closed tho  door in the lad's face.  Tho bos* wad the son of a fireman  of a pumping-enginc in a Northumberland colliery. His birthplace was a  hovel with a clay floor, mud walls,  nnd bare rafters. Whon he was live  years old, he began to work for his  living by hording cows in the daytime and b*rring up the gates at  niglj't.     As ho grew  older he was sot  in bed. "My life seemed a burden to  mo and I found no pleasure in anything. I sought medical aid and  the physicians who attended mo were  unable to give me any relief. The  doctors 'differed in thair opinion as  to my ailment. Finding that I was  growing worse, and almost crazed  through loss of sleep, I concluded to  give, up business and go to tho  country for a rest. Just when I  Was at my very worst and had almost no desire to live, my wifo  urged me to try Dr. Williams Pink  Pills. I had lost faith in all medicines, but to please nry wife I decided to give the pills a trial. I have  had reason to bc thankful that I  did so. Almost from the outset tho  pills helped mo and I was able to  sleep. I continued their uso until  I felt perfectly well again. I could  sleep as I did in my childhood; I  grew healthy and strong and have  never      known     one     hour's  trouble  THE BOY GOT IT.  "Say, mister, do you want your  bag carried ?" asked a boy. running  after a man who was hurrying along  tho street, evidently bound for tho  railway station,  "No, I don't," answered the man  a littlo sharply,  "I'll cnrry it nil the way for ten  cents," persisted the boy.  "I tell you I don't want it carried," said the man, quickening his  pace.  "Don't you ?" asked the boy,  breaking into a trot to keep abreast  of his victim."  "No, I don't," answered the man,  glancing fiercely ut his small tormentor.  "Well, then, mister," said tho urchin, with an expression of anxious  nnd innocent inquiry on his round,  dirty face : "Wbat aro you carrying  it for ? Why don't . you put it  down ?"  He got the bag.  A GOOD IDEA.  dear-  it  to picking stones from the coal,  and | from that source sinco.      I have no  after that  to-driving a  horse   which  drew coal     from  the pit.       He went  , half-fed and  hali'-clothed.  When he called at tho schoolhouso,  ho was plugman of a pumping-engine,  aud, though he knew nothing of reading or writing, he had studied the  engine until ho had a complete knowledge of the machine. He was able  to take it apart, and make any ordinary repairs.  Not discouraged by the advice given  him   by   tho     schoolmaster,   he  mado  application  and  attendod  tho evening  school.       At  tho    end   of  about  two  years he had  learned  all  this   school  could  teach  him.       Ho  conceived  tho  plan  of  constructing  a  steam-engine.  It took bim a long time:  but at tho  ago of forty ho had constructed several engines,_ and  was known  as a successful   and     energetic    engineer,   and  wus  called   upon  to  build   long     and  difficult linos of railway.  But bis locomotives were too slow;  . he wanted them to run  faster.        Ho  proposed to build'one tliat would run  "at the rate of twelve miles an hour.  Everybody  laughed  at  him.     _ Some  thought  ho  was  crazy.       One  gentleman,   who     considered  himself     vory  wisa,  said  to  him:  "Suppose you  invent an "eng ine "capable of running,   a  cow, should stray upon the track. Will  ,   not thnt be a. very~awkward circum-  " stance?" >. '  "I should think' it might bc very  awkward���������for the cow," he answered.  ��������� Well, he succeeded in making his locomotive, and at a trial which* took  placo near Liverpool it attained to  the unprecedented speed of fourteen  milos an hour. By making certain  . improvements the same engine, tho  nocket, was made to attain tho s^oed  of tliirty miles an hour. People  -   laughed no longer, but admired.  Ho was invited ns a consulting engineer to foreign countries, and  wealth (lowed upon him. ,i Philosophers sought his friendship. Hisr king  offered him Ijnighthood, but hc preferred to remain plain George Stephenson. -   -  hesitation in ��������� saying that I . believe  Dr. Williams Pink Pills'-saved* my  lifo, and will always say"-1 a' good  word for thorn to any who are troubled with sleeplessness."  Dr. Williams Pink Pills work cures  liko Mr. Kierstoad's, after doctors  and common medicines fail because  they actually make new, rich blood  and so strengthen all the organs of  the body and brace up the nerves.  That is the way they * curo indigestion, kidney and liver troubles, nervousness, neuralgia, palpitation of  the heart, rheumatism and tho special ailments that fill tho lives of so  many women with misery. Tho genuine pills always have tho full name  "Dr. Williams Pink Pills for Palo  Peoplo" on tho -wrapper around  every box. If in doubt writo direct  to tlio Dr. Williams Mcdicinn Co.,  Brockville, Ont., and thc pills will  bc sent post paid nt 50 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.SO.   ������   OEIGISr OF SHORTHAND.  o _       ������������������  Was  Used Among the  Greeks and  the Romans  "Say that you will  be mine  est Angelina."  "I will,  upon  "no condition."  "Name    it,  n.j   adored,  and if  were to get you the moon���������"  "It is easier than that; in brief,  simply this; that you will invite me  to spend a month in your father's  house previous to our marriage."  "Of courso, certainly; but why  mako such  a strange  request?"  "Well, I wish to learn to cook  like your mother."  ���������. + ,-  Wifo���������"What* a lot"' of people stare  at my new dress! I presume tbey  wonder if I'vo been shopping jn Paris." Husband���������"Moro likely they  wonder if I'vo been robbing a bank."  SEAL HOUSES.  "     Although the seal spends its life in  .   and  under   tho   water,   it   is "an    nir-  breathing_.animnl and cannot live for  ; airy length.of time without air,  says"  St.  Nicholas    Magazine.-      As winter'  spreads  sheets     ofy ice  over  thc    fast  ^  . freezing  Arctic  Sea,   the  seal    breaks  -a holo'in the ico over,tho water where  it lives.    Tliis hole it is vory careful  to keep open  all .winter long,  break-  -    .ing away eacli'-now"crust-as' it forms,  so that,  no matter how thick the ice  ecomos", tho animal always finds there  a breathing place  and  a passage    to  ���������- tho-surface-oi" the~ice���������db"bve7_where~it  can get fresh air and tako a nap, for  it docs 'not sloop in  tho water. Then,  again, although the seal can exist for  a time out of the water,  it has    to  .    seek its food in the sen; so that without hoth land (or ice) and wator,   il. '  could not survive tho Arctic   winter.  IIow, after onco leaving Its breathing  holo in search of tho flsh upon which  it feeds,  th'o    seal  can  find  its  way  Ivick In tho dark under tho ico, a yard  in thickness, and spreading over many  niiles, back again to its hole no one  knows; "but it is not the less certain  that  whon  it  needs  air  it  swims  as  straight to its broathfng place ns    a  bird could fly tlirough tlio air to its  nost.  When the seal is about to build her  houso-sho first makes tho breathing  liolc larger, and thon by moans of her  strong claws and flippers or fore-  paws, scoops out the snow, ��������� taking  it down witlf hor .through the ico until she has made a dome-like apartment of the same shape though not  tho same size an that built by tho  Eskimo. Unliko the huts built by  man, however, it cannot bc seen from  without, for above It stretches tho  long slope of untrodden snow, ,r,tid tho  baby seal, for whose comfort the  houso wus built, and its mother, nro  safe fronr any foes -that cannot Iind  where lho house is by the souse of  smell.  The house, however, is sometimes  discoverer! by the groat polar benr,  who. when his noso has told hirrr that  he is upon tho top of tiro senl Irousn,  len irs in llio nir and, bringing his  feet together, coirien down with all  hln grout weight, breaking Ihrough  the roof and ciitclirng tho baby anal  before' il. can get nway. Hooking ono  of his sharp clnws Into its littlo fllp-  . per. tho horn* their docs n. very enrol  thing, ire lots the cub down Urn  bi'cnthim; hole, no uR to lend the anxious mother lo conic to it. ns It sU'rig-  filcs In lho writer. Whan she does so,  he islowly di'iiwn ly up nirnln, nnd, ns  sho follows it. strikes lu.- with liis  groat rtv*������.  The. existence of stenography  among the Greeks and tho Romans  is certain.' The shorthand that  they used was a form of writing, in  which cach..word was represented by  a' spocial sign. The letters of the  alphabet with modifications. connected so ns to admit of great rapidity of execution, formed tho elements of these . characters. They  dato at least from the first century  beforo Christ.  In tho second century A. D. is  found tho term scmoiograph (stenographic character) in the Greek orator, Klavius Philostratus.  Origen of Alexandria (185-254 A.  D.) noted his sermons -down in  shorthand, and Socrates, the ecclesiastical historian of the fourth century,- says that part of tho sermons  of St. John Chrysostom was preserved by tho same process. In the first  century B. C. a discourse of Canto  Uticensis, according ��������� to Plutarch,  was taken down by "shorthand reporters.   .  The development of shorthand was  due especially to Marcus, Tullius  Tiro. Born in Latium in 103 B. C.  Tiro, wns was-a slave,.'��������� was brought  up with Cicero, who,was somo years  his junior. Freed,*ho became Cicero's secretary, and in this capacity  nided him greatly. ' In tho famous  trial of Catiline (63 B. C.) the stenographic'rapidity of Tiro was at its  height. '  AN AID TO MOTHERS.  In thousands of cases it has been  proved that Baby's 0%vn Tablets is  the very, best thing for children suffering from colic, constipation, diarrhoea, -simple fevers, colds and  teething troubles. _ The Tablets are  guaranteed to contain no opiate or  harmful drug, and may be given  with equal safety to tho tender, new  born babe, or the well grown child.  Mrs. Joel* Anderson, Shanley, Ont.,  is one of the mothers who have  proved the valuo of this medicino  and says :���������"I have- used Baby's  Own Tablets with tho vory best results. Thej' are easy to give little  ones, and I have never known them  to fail to benefit."  Every mother should keep,; the  Tablets in tho bouse. In an emergency they" may save a precious littlo life. Sold by all druggists or  mailed at 25 cents a box" by-writing  The Dr. . Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville,   Ont.   1 '     ' ^  Never judge a woman's courage by  tho way sho avoids an interview with  a mouse.-  s--iSe   Terrors   o-jvapi   Away.���������  ������r. Asrrisw's Omtrnont stands 2ttho bead  3 a reliever, heeler, aad suro curo for Piles  n all ferrjts. Ono epplrcatica will give  :omfort ia a few niicutcs, and three to six  .lays' application according to directions  -.���������ill cure chronic ca*x������. It relieves all  itching and burning skin diseases in a day.  35 cants.���������79  JUST OUE MOB)!!  DIRECT PROOF  THAT   DODD'S      KIDNEY  PILLS  CURE PROMPTLY AND  PERMANENTLY.  All Forms and Stages of Kidnoy  Disease���������Now Brunswick " Man.  Tells of Terrible Urinary Complaint Banished Once and for  All.  St. Mary's Ferry, York Co., N.B.,  April 25.���������(Special)���������Thomas Harrison, a well-known resident of this  placo adds his testimony to that of  the thousands who have proved that  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure promptly  and permanently any form or stage  of .Kidney Disease. Mr. Harrison  says:  "Some years ago I began to suffer  from pain in tho back, accompanied  by a lethargy impossible to overcome. I was attended by a physician  but continued to grow worse, and began to pass bloody urine.  "On thc advice of a friend' I started using Dodd's Kidney Pills, and by  tho time I had taken one box I  passed a stono which is now in tho  doctor's possession.  "Throe boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills  cured me completely, and though it  is now years since I was cured I have  had no return of my old complaint."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure tho Kidneys, " and. with - sound Kidneys you  need never fear Urinary complaints.   1   Friend���������"I was surprised that it  took thn jury ton hours ta roach a  verdict. Tho evidence seemed to mo  quite       clear." Ex-Juryman���������"AVe  agreed  on  the verdict  at  onco,     but  Gomoono commenced a discussion     as  Shirt waists and dainty  linen are made delightfully  clean and fresh with Sunlight Soap.  en  GHEAT BRITAIN.  Tlio British Chancellor of tho Exchequer said tho duty on coal would  not bo abolished, :  Lord. Lansdowno says the Influenco  of King Edward and President Loubet contributed powerfully toward tho  Anglo-French  treaty.  By 270 to 01 votes tho House of  Commons adopted a resolution sanctioning the employment of Indian  troops for the protection of the mission to Thibet.  Once In a while a m,an has so much  money that he feels ho can really afford to be honest.  U077W' fittfUes tUM^wf ay cslcwt^jjwh  de&c<!<<nv6 Mawirr'.  rnipwiwiw  n^s-MSBa  State of Ohio. Citt or Toucdo,  Luoas County.  \*t,  Frank J. Cheney mnkes outh that ha  In senior partner of the 'firm ol F. J.  Chuncy A Co., doing businens ��������� in tho  Cily of Toledo. County and Stat*  aforesaid and that (/aid firm win pay  the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS  for each and every case of Catarrh tbat  cannot ��������� be cured bj the uue of Hall's  Catarrh   Cure.      FltANK  J.   CHENEY.  Sworn to beforo mc and subscribed in  my presence, this 6th day 0/ December.  A. D.   188S.    ��������� A. W. GLEASON.  Aotarfl Public  WORD  MAKING.  ���������10 In one pr!zo for tha greatest number of words.  $10 In twa Fiva dollar prizes for thsinext lenreet lists.  $10 In fiva two dollar prizss for the smaller ifste.  I  tt  We will pay these prizes for the best lists of  English words made out of the three words :  MASSEY - HARRIS   WHEELS. "  Letters to be used in answers only as many times as they appear in the  above words.    Competition closes May 301b.    bend la your list to-day.  to  the  literary  charge."  merit  of  tho judge's  Mlnard's Lintat Cures Bandrtiff.  Mix���������"Where is the most fitting  place to whisper words of love to a  woman?" Dix (in secret confidence)���������  "In hor ear,  of course!"  : seal :  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, and acts directly on the blood and  mucous surfaces of tha system. Send  tor  testimonials  free.  1\   J.   CHENEY   ft  CO.,  Toledo. O.  Snid b,  Take  patlou.  ������y all Druggists, 75c.  Hall's   Family   Pills   for  constl-  t-f  Beware  of  tho  tireless  worker  io  always trying to work you.  who  NOTE.  Trie Masnr-llarrte is fitted  wlUi ttte euahlan frame an*  Morrew ocaeter Urake���������  tha tare hnprornnente that  have turn** hleyaMn* m  famously popular.  Write for our new "Silver Ribbon" Booklet.  ADDRESS,   DEPARTMENT  "A"  CANADA CYCLE & MOTOR CO., Limited, Toronto Junction.  WJ&AW!CUBI*t  Ms^-jMy-iMi^jiMapa^jo^sT^Bsy;  CAME FROM COFFEE.  A Caso Where tho Taking1  of Morphine Began Witli Coffee.  "For 15 years," says a young Ohio  Woman, "I was a great suDeror from  stomach, heart and li\*or trouble. For  tho last 10 years thc suflorirrg was  terrible; it would bc impossible to describe it. During tne last three  years I had convulsions /rom which  the only relic/ was tho uso of morphine.  "I had several physicians, nearly all  of whom advised mc to stop drinking  tea and collee, but as I could take  only liquid foods, I folt I could- not  live without coffee. I- continued  drinking it until I became almost insane, my mind was affected, while my  whole nervous system was a complete  wreck. I suffered day and night from  thirst ond as water would only mako  mc sick I kept trying different drinks  until a friend asked mo to try For>  turn Food ��������� Coffee.  "I did so, but it was somo time  beforo I was benefited by tho change,  my system whs so "filled with cofreo  poison. It was not long, however,  before I could "cat all kinds of foods  and drink all tho cold water I wanted and which my system demands. It  is now 8 years I havo drank nothing  but PoHtnrn for breakfast and supper  and tho result Iras bcon that in place  of being an invalid with my mind  affected I am now strong, sturdy,  happy and healthy.  I havo a vory delicate daughter wiio  has been greatly benefited by drinking Postum, also a strong boy who  would rather go without food for his  brcul'fnsj. than his Postum. So much  dopond.s on tin: proper cooking of  I'ostum for unless it is boiled tho  proper length' of time people will be  disappointed In it. Those In the habit  of drinking strong colTcc should make  the Postum very strong at first in  order to got a strong coffee taste."  Name given by'Postum Co., Battle  Crook,   Mich.  Look In each package for tho famous Ilttlo book, "The Itoad to Well-  ville."  As long as the gown isn't too  small a woman can build herself up  to fit' it.  For Over Sixty Vears .  Mn������. Wrrfsi.dw'8 Snormxo Sycup hta horn uso'l by  n4llionflof motbfra for thrfr children while l������o;bmg  Irftootbc* tbe chlU, Kitten* tb* guoje. al.ay. pair., cares  wind onltc. regulates the ������t������n)*cb and Itowclfl, aud U) tjio  b������st remedor for DUrrhoea. Two*ty-f.Te uenta a 1>oU1*3  Sold LX'lrugalKU Uireughcms Uie world. Be sure uud  celt lor " Mm. Wis mow a Sooiui.s-a Svarrr." ., 22-04  ' Her Father���������"Upon . what do yoii  count to support my daughter?" Impecunious Suitor���������"Upon your . unwillingness to see her starve."  "fUy K.dne*/3 ape all Vrfrortgrt"  How shall I insure best rasults ia tbe shod-  est time?" It stands to reason that a liquid  specific of the unquestionable merit c  South American Kidney Curo wiil go more  directly and quickly to ihe seat of tl*.  trouble than Iho "pill form " troaimeu:  and when it strikes ito spot there's htralrs;  in an instant.���������7S   '. ,      * - ���������  EASILY .ALTERED.-  "Frankly, madam," said the honest  salesman^ "I wouldn't advise you" to  take that gown." *.  "Why not?"  asked the woman.  "It doesn't match your complexion,"  ho explained.  "Oh, well," slro replied carelessly,  "I can chango tho complexion "  Mlnard's. Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  "Ah!" she sighed; "the great mon  are all dead." "But tho beautiful  women are not,'.' ho answered. Then  sho looked soulfully up into his eyes  and told him sho had said it just to  bo . contrary, and not because sho  thought it for a moment.  S   X  Doctors   cfidn't givo Mr;  to  llvo ��������� but   Or.  Jniviea Ions;  Afffcw'n Curo for  Heart :o:iod    thcm   and cured  Sho (during the honeymoon)���������"And  what would you do, dearest, if I  should bo torn from you by the cruel  hand of death?" He (naturally unro-  mantic, and aftor a pause, during  which ho puts in somo hard thinking)  ���������"Why bury you."  Mlnard's Liniment for sale evsrywhers   ������   .^-LONDON-FIBEMEK-'S-DOGS.���������  Useful Mascots of thc City's   Fire  Stations.  It is a well-known fact that dogs  firemen make pots of frequently display an unusual amount of intelligence. This is probably because a  groat deal!of tho compulsory leisure  of tho.men is utilized in developing  any promising feature that may be  detected in their pots.  At the present time there is at the  chief district station of tho Metropolitan fire brigade in Uucon's road,  a handsome Scotch colllo belonging  to themen which is evidently endowed with almost human understanding. It occupies a berth in  the single men's quarters, and when  at nfght the bells are rung for a ilre  call the dog rushes from room to  room" to see that all hands have  been awakened.  Sometimes it occurs that one or  twoof the7men are so tired that the  clanging,1 of. the bells fails lb arouse  them.', It is to such as these that  Xellie devotes hor special attention.  With a,bark she -bounds upon the  bod, and having dragged the clothing off, proceeds to dislodge the  sleeper. This is done by ramming  her nose beneath the body, nnd if  not then awakened the man will find  himself turned completely ovor on  to the floor. ���������������������������'������������������  Irlaron, the famous St. Bernard,  which until quite recently, was a  fcoture of tho fire station in Carmelite street, Whftcfr'ars, although  not quite so intellectual an animal  ns Nellie, nevertheless was very intelligent. His principal anxiety  seemed to lie that nothing should  bnr thc progress of tho engine  through tlio streets, and bounding  on ahead, he would invariably effect  the clearance of n passage almost  before tho shouts of tho firemen  could bc heard.   ������������������    "  Tho Wife (bitterly)���������"Our married  life h'as been a long scries of battles,  beginning with our wedding, day."  The Husband���������"Indeed, there was an  engagement before that.''  WORLD'S FAIR, ST. LOUIS, MO.  From April 25th to Dec. 1st, inclusive, tho Wabash Hailroad will  sell round trip tickets to lho Groat  World's Fair, St. Louis) at the lowest one-way first-class fare, good for  fifteen days, faro and a third; good  for thirty days, good either via AV'a-  bash direct lino or via Chicago, with  stop "ovor privileges.- Canadians going to this; the * greatest of all Expositions, should remember the groat  Wabash lino is tho shortest, quickest  and best route. Tho only line that  owns and controls its own rails direct to "the World's Fair gates. For  timo-tables and descriptive World's  Fair folder, address any ticket agent,  or J. A. Richardson, District Pas-  sonKor Agent, North-east corner King  and^Yongo. Streets���������Toronto   A mon always wonts to marry hfs  ideal woninn the first timo,'but* tho  second time he isn't ho'particular.  Mlnard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  "Yos, sir," remarked the builder;  "every house but one in that* streot  is rcntod now." "Ah!" said his humorous friend. "That ono, I suppose,  is last but not leased."  tho  .- nor  For fifteen years Mrs. John A. .Tames,  of Wiarton, Ont., wa.s a great srifluror  from Hourt Ursoase. For days at a  time sire was confined. to bed, and it  seemed aa though every breath lnifflit  bu lier lust. Jlcr physicians said that  she rnlrrlrt "drop oir" any minuto. With  woman s tenacity in sirlYcrirrg, _and bfc-  lievlntf that "while there's Irfe" there's  hope, she Kturted u&inff Br. Agnew's  Cure for tho Heart. Three bottles  cured   her.  Thrs rcruedy relieves In thirty minutes  and- cures overy form of heart disenso  and ncrvou&noss. 20  Or. Agno.v'8 Liver Pllio, 40 Doses IBc  IN  CALIFORNIA  Farmer*'    Crops  DO  THEIR   LEVEL^BEST  because  Climate Goes with tlie Land  Winter has much Sunshine and warmth and  GROWTH   IS   CONTINUOUS    all    the    year  BOOKS PUBLISHED BV THE  t  SOUTHERN   PACIFIC  TELLS THE WHOLE STORY.  " The San Joaquin Valley," California for the  Settler," ������' Thc Land of opportunity," and  descriptive matter free off Agents,  "'������������������Vi  A'   *JT  'Dear Sirs,���������This fs to certify that  I havo been troubled with a lamo  back for fifteen years.  I havo used threo bottles of your  MINARD'S LINIMENT and am completely cured.  It  gives  mo  groat  pleasure  to  recommend it and you are at liberty to  use this   in any   way to further   the  uso of your valuable medicino.  ROBERT ROSS.  Two Ri\'������rs.  Winks���������"I had a board liko yours  once; but when I realized how it  mado me look, I had lt cut off."  Binks���������"And I had a face like yours  onco, and when I realized that I  couldn't have it cut oft" I ruiscd tho  board."  Levcr'a Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant Soap Powder ia bettor. than  other powders, as it is both soap and  disinfectant.  Younjf* Wifo (sobbing)���������"I will not  be quiet! Beforo wo wore married  you said I had a charming flow of  language." Young Husband���������"And  so you have, dear. It not only flows  but dashes, loops, bounds, roars, goes  over cataracts and mill-sluices, and  there is on occasional water-spout as  well."- ,.  , .:���������������������������    ���������" :-.'     Ai.  '.-. A, ������������������ : . I  iy--A ���������'   . 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Dr  j  Agnew's Liver Pills act quickly and -.v.ll j  curo most stubborn and chronic casus.   \c j  m a viai for 10 cants.���������77 I  "Do you buy condensed uiilK, mad- !  am?" "I presume that wc must, but j  I never thought of it liefore. I always  order two guarts and l>ay for two ,  quarts, but it never treasures more j  than three pints."  Poultry,  Butter,  Eggs,  Honey,  Apptec������ ;  All   KINDS   Of  FRDIT8  And Farm Pre*  duca generally^  consign it to us  BO J we will get  you goad pricas.  TMH  D&wsan Commission Co..  L'MiTaf  T. K.  fOBOKTO.  It Is t*������ fence that has eteod the Igi* erf time���������stands' ths l**T*������t eli/rin���������ne'scr  my -f li'.f atandard the world oror.  Order through oar local tgioi w dliict tern us,  ������01  TMgPAflB i\'  ������������������������S������5)������(<r*������������S������^^  ALWAYS   REMEMBER THAT  MASON & R  Are manufactured to  Secure Your Confidence  and  Patronage.  Pianos  Are manufactured to  Secure Your Confidence  and  Patronage  THE PIANOLA  Stands    nl    the    head     of     all  PIANO     playing*      altacliiiienls  FOR ALL PARTICULARS APPLY TO  J.Macleod, Agent  Second Street,  Revelstoke.  sx"*"^:**������:!������'^^  Revelstoke Herald and  \  Railway Men's Journal.  Published everv Thursday. Subscription .92  per year.   Advertising rates orr application.  Changes ot advertisements must be in before  noon orr Wednesday to insure irrsertiorr.  Job Printing in all its branches promptly ami  neatly executed.  Thursday,' June 30, 19W.  STAND   BY   THE   MILITIA.  The   end   of   the Dunclonald-Fisher  incident   is   not  yet.     The Canadian  people should cherish  it as one of Uie  sins to be visited on the heads of those  who are doing their best to introduce  machine methods into a branch of the  public  service,   which,   if   tolerated,;  marks the ruin  of the Militia.   Loid  Dundonald  in calling the hand of the  Minister of Agriculture did what any  self respecting Canadian would have  done.     The time1 has, not arrived in  this land of freedom of thought, when  even a   boss   can abuse men witli impunity.    Placed  in the same position  as   Dundonald   has   been, it is safe to  ,.  say ninety men  in ar hundred would  have acted as the commanding officer  of the Canadian forces did.     The fact  that Dundonald acted somewhat hastily is easily understood  by those who  know   -Mr.   Fisher.   , The Minister of  Agriculture,  of   all   the   ministers, is  perhaps the most conceited nnd incompetent.     Like   most small men, he is  incapable of  seeing  further than the  end of his nose, and through Dundonald   he   attempted   a   miserable   and  pretty act of  political-trickery  which  was not   tolerated   for a 'moment,    It  would require  a   pretty good stretch  of imagination to picture the man who  relieved    Ladysiuith   submitting   his  per-sonal dignity   and   self-respect to  tlie boot soles of   such as Mr. Fisher,  and the inevitable rebellion followed.  But the action of Dundonald will pa: s  -from-sight'witlrhisretunt to England.^  Not so with the Minister of Agriculture.     Canada will have the pleasure  of his company as well as that of his  associates for some time yet, and the  people, who are even above the Minister of Agriculture, are to say by their  ballots  whether they approve or disapprove     such   acts    a-s     have   been  brought home  to the door of the man  who has  done   so much to injure the  military   system of   Canada.    I tis all  very   nice   to refer to Dundonald as  '���������the best soldier who bus ever presided over the militia," but the cause of  his removal, the Hon. Sydney Fisher,  is the person on whom the eyes of the  electors   should   centre  on the day of  the next election.    If the people are to  pay for the maintenance of the force,  the Fishers and  their  kind should be  given a back seat.  to lay the truth before the country.  He declined to be led around with a  ring in his nose. That is the head and  front of Iris offending.  According to Will", Lord Stiatlicoiia  and the editor ol" The Eye Opener are  both foreigners. When n Frcnolmian  gets excited he should be put*to bed  by his friends and have cracked ice  put on his head.  All Scotchmen with votes in lliis  country will please bear in mind that  they are now ollicially elassilied hy  the Liberal government as foreigners.  Dundonald's   Dismissal.  (From the Eye Opener)  The English press is siding strongly  with Lord  Dundonald  in  his protest  against giving important  pointrnents  militia ap-  to political partisans  whom the government needs in its  rather painful business of hanging on  to power. In the event of threatened  attack or actual warfare Canada will  find herself in a pretty mess with her  companies of militia officered by a  gang of political boosters.  Dundonald  with  the shrewdness of  the typical Scot, was not slow to (Kim  ble to the fact thab tho only way to  frustrate baneful political intrigue and  fulfill his duty l.o tho empire was to  make such a public scandal about it  that not only Canadians hut the military authorities at home would have  their eyes opened to the unwholesome  predominance of politics in the scheme  of defence of this portion of the British empire.  It makes no strain on the imagination to picture the bulletins issued  during a war on Canadian soil:  "A squadron of the Canadian Militia  under the command of Colonel Mo-  Grafter, whose work during tho last  election in Chipmunk county was ol"  tlie highest importance to his party,  made a inaoeuvre to outflank the enemy but were met with a heavy rifle  fire and forced to retire. Colonel Mc-  Grafter has a high reputation, having  been returning officer for his district  at the two last elections.  "Before going into battle at Sarnia  General de Ballotte addressed his  troops on the prospects of thc party  atthe next election, reminding them  that maiiy might be among the slain,  but strongly urging all those who  came out of the engagement alive lo  remain'staunch supporters of the.Liberal cause and givo hiin their loyal  support, in getting the oflice of immigration agent at Glasgow. "With  shouts of 'We will! We will ! ' the  troops charged the enemy with impetuosity. There was one oflicer wounded  Lieutenant Evershy, who, it will bo  remembered, was the defeated candidate some years ago for East Oxford,  but who now has been recommended  by his superior officer for a job in the  custom house at Portal."'  "At, the engagement of Carberry  Hill Capt. John Collins, of B squadron  adopted a successful ruse to discomfit  the enemy. Clambering up the hill far-  ahead of his troops he stood on thc  summit and started reading in a loud  voice S if ton's defense of the G. T. P.  deal, whereupon the enemy fled in  confusion. It is said that this act of  gallantry will gain for the valorous  officer a job in the Land Department  especially if his political pull in his  native village is strong enough to  make it worth the while of the government."  "Lord Kitchener's offer to come orrt  and^tiite^cifarge'Of th(>~c7r riTpTiigri" lias  been declined owing to Sydney Fisher  having a friend, a prominent druggist  in Chatham, Ont., who is anxious to  be given the command and whose control of votes in Punk County is of the  greatest service to the party in times  of stress and whom tie government  cannot afford to turn down. It is said  that Lord Kitchener is feeling rather  sore about il."  In case some of our Grit readers  may say tlrat we do not know what  wo are talking about (as Ihey sometimes do) and that Sydney Korrroprrt-  kin Fisher, the minister of cinch bugs  and smut ty wheat, did not scratch out  Dundonald's appointments to the 1.3th  Scottish regiment from political motives, we give Mr. Fisher's own state  ments made in the House of Commons  us it appeared in the Free Press, a  Liberal organ :  "Mr. Fisher replied that he objected  to officers whom Lord Dundonald liad  recommended because they were  Tories and relatives of Senator Baker,  the opposition leader in the district." ���������  Now, explain that away, if you can.  The passage in Lord Dundonald's  famous speech which rankles most is  this:  "1 care not, gentleman, who the  man is, whether' Ire advances one man  or penalizes another orr account of I.he  political color of his party, I say that  the man whosoever that man may lie,  is not a friend of his country."  Lord Dundonald. safe and secure in  hi.s pre-eminent and well-earned position in the British nrrny, is the only  one that has held the position of G. O.  C. in Canada who has had the courage  H. W. Edwarcis,  Taxidermist.  DEER    HEADS,    KIRIXS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, - -        B. C  To The Public.  J have been at my business here for  S years. I am not a taxidermist to  make money but to engage in work  that I iiin fond of, and to do such work  as good as.I earr.  The   general   demand   is   for  good  work at  low rates, I can supply this-  beLter than any one else as T do all my  own orders.  [ don't ask nor want extravagant  profits. Competition is keen east and  west of me, which I rather enjoy as  nothing can move me from Revelstoke  us a taxidermist but God Almighty or  C. P. R. freight rates.  With thanks for public patronage,  H. XV. EDWARDS.  June 3rd, 100-1.  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City   Free'Bus meets all train.  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents.  Front Street.  ew���������  CSS**-  CS*-  BBKBEMSBVIBSStSaKSmSI  THE REVELSTOKE WJNE & SPIRIT CO.  UAIll'1-.D.  IMPORTERS   AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  SVJ anu fact tapers   of    erated Waters  REVELSTOKE,   IB-   O*  JOHN MAKNINU SCOTT,  Bnrrister, Solicitor, Etc.  First Street - ��������� Revelstoke, IS. C.  JJAKVEY, M'CAKTER & PINKHAM.  Barristers. Solicitors, Ktc.  Solicitors for Jiujiurlal Bunk or Canada.  Compuuv lunds tolonn ntS per cent.  First Stkket, Kevelstoke Ji. C.  WWWVV*V<iAiVVVWVVVWVW  MACHINIST &  BLACKSMITH  All Kinds of Jobbing Work  Done.  Sewing Machines Cleaned and  Repaired.  Keys Fitted on the Shortest  Noiice.  Opposite Salvation   Army  FISST   STREET.  ?+r*r>r**r>+ir������>/*AA/^^  YODO FUJII, PROP.  BEST EATING HO CSE IN  THI-: CITV.  MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS  Dry M\\\  FOR SALE  $2.50 per Load  Orders left at \V. M. Lawrence's  Hardware Store promptly attended to. Terms strictly CO. D.  SOCIETIES.  Red Rose Decree meets second and fourth  Tuesdays ofeaeli  month; White ltose De-iree  meets third Tuesday of eneh qunrter, in Oddfellows Hull.   Visiting brethren welcome .  T. II. BAKER, II. COOKI",  President, Secretary..  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1658.  Reprnlar meetings are held in thc  Oddfellow's Hull on the Third Friday of vueli month, nt 8 p.m. sharp.  Visitrnif brethren cordially invited  wTli. I'l.EfUXG.W. M  J. ACHESON, Rec.-Scc.  KOOTENAY STAR, P.. B   P.  Meets on "First Tuesday of every month, in  I. O. O.lMIall.  J. /CIIKSOX. W. P.  J. II, ARMSTRONG, r.EG.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B.C.,  MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY  irr Oddfellows' Hall at S  o'clock. Visilirrg Knights are  cordially invited. *">  A. J, HOWE, C. C.  ,f. W. HTSXNETT, Tf. of R. i: S.  If. A. BHOW.s, Master or" Finance.  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Alining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  HI'KClAr.TIKS :  Examination arrd reports on Mining  Properties.  .Specification   and Construction  o  Mining Machinery.  Mill   Tests   of  Ores arrd   Concentrates.  Bedford McNeill Code:?  COWAN* BLOCK, P.evelstoke, Ji. C.  SWAN CARLSON,    wood dealer.  1(1 HOTEL  -FIRST-CLASS-$2   PER-DAV-HOUSE"  C ho ice Brands of Winee, Liquors  .   ancl Cigars.  MOSCROP   BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,  Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  FANCY CAKES  AND CONFECTIONERY  If yoir  want  the  ahnvo we  can  supply you with anything irr this  .    li'ie.,  TRY OUR  WHOLESOME  White and Brown Bread  Scones and Buns  Dances and Private Parties Catered To.  J''nil Stock of Excellent Candies.  A. E.   BENNISON,  Mackenzie Avenue.  ���������M'^-M'*********************  rr  *  AND OVERCOATINGS   *    *  FINE TAILORING  IN SPRING SUITINGS  "We have a han'isomc assortment to  choose fronr at prices tlrat should he  attractive to careful buyers.  I'verjthini; strictly up-to-date in  style, lit and finish.  THE ONLY UNION SHOP IN TOWN  M.A. WILSON,  Graduate of Mitchell's School ot Garment Cutting, New York.  Establishment���������Next Tavlor   Block.  ?        attractive to careful buyers.    . jf"  **** I'verjthini;   strictly  up-to-date    in     g*  2j       style, fit unit llnisli. T  %      THE ONLY UNION SHOP IN TOWN %  li-  *  %       Graduate of Mitchell's School ot Gar*     &.  X, ment Cutting, Xew York. $.  " '      ' *���������  >r  ** ���������"K** ���������"H**"'*" ���������"fr** ���������r ��������� *f ���������**���������*���������****���������*��������� ������������������*"* *���������"  M. A. SMITH & CO.,  Successors to A. N. Smith.  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS  Fresh and Complete Line of Groceries.  ITS A REST  ������ FOR YOUff EYE S  To wetir good glasses. To those who hnvo to work  nnd foci tlrnt their oyes nro eontiinmlly aching  from Unit cause should went* n pair. The trouble is  that the majority of people do not know that the  i*i������ht glasses will givo Hint needed rest,  XVE XV1LL KXAM1NK YOUR KYFS FREE OP  CHAUGE, nnd if you feel Unit you nro justified in *"^K  wearing glasses we enn iit you. A largo (jiiiuitUy ���������^  always in stock." ���������*"*  WATCHMAKER, 3  AND OPTICIAN 3  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  Free  Examination  J. GUY BARBER,  -   Jeweller, Optician  REAL ESTATE ACENTS.  CONVEYANCING NOTARIES PUBLIC  SIBBALD & FIELD  AGENTS FORiCP-R- To���������1,siteJ rr       Mara Townsite  ( Gerrard  Townsite.  . -r.-.���������c, ���������__ (Fire ancl   Life   Insurance   Companies���������  AGENTS FOR-/ ,���������...,,  I only Reliable Ones.  AGENTS FOR���������Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation  COAL MERCHANTS���������Comox.     C.P.R.  Hard Coal.  First Street,  Op. Macdonald & Monteith's  WML   FLEMING,  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  .First Street,   - ��������� Revelstoke, B. C.  Jas. I. Woodrow  ���������RUTOHER  REOPENED  REMODELED  J. LAUCHTON, Prop.  First  Strent.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CICARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone. ��������� Prop.  IBE lid HOTEL  W. J. LICHTBURNE.  Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FIRST-GLASS  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C  Cleveland Bicycles  FROM    S4S.OO   Agent for the famous cushion frame  wheels��������� rill roads good roads with the  cushion fmines.  Bicvcle fittings, Dunlop, Af. mid W.f  jrnrt i-iirrgle (.nlie tires, pumps, hells,  g;us runl oil lumps, handle grips*, saddles, valves, iMorrow* coaster- brakes,  nte.   Wheels repaired.  Cycle Depot  Back   of Roy 8mytho'������ tobacco 8tore.  Retail Dealer.in���������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc,  Fish and Game in'Season....  All orders promptly filled.  "K^SSS. BBYBMSOKB, B.8  Palace Restaurant  Two Doors Soutii of the New Imperial  Bank  Premises formerly occupied by Union Restaurants  Mrs. McKitrick, Manageress.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Terms Moderate.  FRUlTand DAIRY FARMS  FOR SALE  Land for sale in liote to suit, from  20 acres up to 100, in the hest fruit  growing section of the Okanagan  district on main line of the C.P.K,  APPI/YTO  J. W. McCaHum  Salmon Arm, B. 0.  | PELLEW-HARVEY,   " BRYANT & OILMAN  Mining Engineers  and'Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.   ~E8tabII������lic(11800  AS8AY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  #^ UNION '=&&  Cigar  Factory  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  OUR  Brands:  SPECIAL  and THE  UNION  ALL  GOODS   UNION   MADE  TcsN mndo up tn 2,0C0lbs.  A npcclftUy mruroo! checking Smelter  Pnlps. '  Sample* Irom the Interior by mail or  exuruHH promptly atlowlcd to,  Correspondence rfollclted.  VANCOUVER, B, C.  P. BURNS &-Wr  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME  BEEF.     P0KK.   W i TON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  I  li  IT  1  ti  i  e  A  A  Yankee  WINTER RESORT  Pin������ Olad Sand Hills of  North Carolina; Pine  Tiltrir.  A '[Hvo-Coirt Stamp   for  Booklet.  P   fi   Al I CM   WJiKTAnyi  I.   U.  ALLtn,  IIOAUI) OF TIIADK.  LB.(RES������  TALKS ABOUT  SPRING QLOTHING  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  A trial and lie cenviueed Hint it will give resuIU  mrro nnd lagtlng. Cures weakness and undeveloped organs, stricture and varicocele. Send  (rtarrrp for book sent denied in plain envelope.  THK   STRKNVA HEALTH APLIANCE OO  713 Cordova Street, West, Vancouver, B.C.  If vou buy vour Spring  Suit tlAiiii' OBESSMAN it is  sure to be correct in every .  particular, And? MThy ?���������Because he sells the Best Goods  to be had.7 -  Our help���������you can procure  nothing better; and Our Guarantee goes with every Garment, the Genuine Oustoiii  Tailors Union Label. ���������".������������������?.  What more do you want���������  The Genuine Goods, Modern  Out, Fit and Make���������AH Guaranteed.  .\9  A  1  OUR SPRING SHIPMENTS  are more complete and comprise not only our usual large display  i Suitings, Fancy Vestings and Trouserings  ��������� *    * ��������� *        ��������� * it has been  1  hut Novelties in Scotch I   that cannot he seen outside this store in this section,  said that the Scotch Tweeds we are showing are  admirers of nice goods,  to order.  THE ADMIRATION OF ALL  Ladies High Class Custom  Tailoring  J. B. Cressman, Revelstoke  -^-^���������-...-���������������������������.,.vr-J:(r*^  ;?*������,t*IJM tr ri+iW-lfc-UwKM*  ���������aimmfwr-f".'*'  -������������ia������j^2^iiSS222i!  ���������T.itTt-fffl i������^*--fiV**a  A-������r*rt6U������iiyia*������'v������**4?ip*������g'i:  tammmamW  iHi  .KM ���������"?  ;������*  Four and a half per cent    on  First Mortgage Loan.  If you liave money out at two to  four per cent, write to the undersigned who can place your money so  it will net ynii fc ur and one half per  cent on first-class city property where  the insurance on the property will  cover the full amount of loan.  The people of the South are making  more money than the people of any  section of the union. Fruit growing  and truck farming pay large prollts  - because the funnel- gels his products  into market six weeks earlier than the  farmer of any other section. llice  growing, sugar cane growing and the  making of sugar, cotton growing  brings to the larmers large return  and these crops are sure. No droughts  to cause a failure. Where people are  making money is the place to loan for  sure and safe return of principal and  uterest.  I give as reference Hon. Walter  Clark, Chief Justice of Supreme Court  for North Carolina, Kaleigli, 'N..C:  Mr. Josephus Daniels, Editor Daily  News and Observer, the leading daily  in North Carolina, Kaleigh; Mr. John  H. Sharp, Treasurer Seaboard Aii  Line Railway, Portsmouth, Va., and  Mr. E. H. Clement, Editor Daily  Transcript, .Boston; Mass. If you  want any information atymt the  South, its lands, water powers, best  place to spend winter, etc., as well as  loauiug money, write me and I will  gladly reply. Address John T.  Palrick.Pineblunf. N. C.  NOTICE  Noiice is hereby given I lint thirty days  afler date I intend to apply lo the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license Io cut and carry away  timber from the following described laird's  situated on Tuin Turn Luke, Lillooet  district, B. C.  r. Commencing at a post marked "A  Linebarger's Soutii West Corner Post,"  planted on the cast side of Kimbiisket  Cr-eek, aboul three miles up from Tuin  Turn Lake, tlrence norlh 80 chains, tlrence  east So chaiirs, thenee south 80 chains,  tlrence west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 22nd day of April, 1904.  2. Commencing at a post* marked "A.  Linebarger's North East Corner Post,"  planted on the east side ol Kirnbasket  Creek, about five niiles up from Turn Turn  Turn Lake, thonce souih So chains, thence  west 80 chains, tlience north 80 chains,  therrce east 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of April. 1904.  A. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice ia hereby given that thirtv days alter  datel intend tn apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lamia and Work* for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands In tire West Kuotenay district:  Commencing at a pnst marked "K. Mclloan's  soutlr west corner post," and planted at the side of  the llig Bend trail alrout 5 miles north of Dnivnie  creek, thence north SO chnins, thence east SO  chains, tlience south 80 chains, thence west 80  chairrxtu the place of commencement.  Dated this 2nd day of Mny, Wot.  nils  E. McBKAN.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  after- date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  limber from the following described lands  situated on Turn Tunr Lake, Lillooet  Distriet, B. C. '   ���������  1.; Commencing at a post marked "C.  Linebarger's Nortli West Corner Post,"  planted about three miles north from foot  ot Turn Turn Lake, on East side 'of Kirnbasket Creek, thence south 160 chains,  thence easl 40 chains, thence north 160  chains,JUience west 40 chains to point 01  eommencemeiil.  2. Commencing at a post mnrked "C.  Linebarger's North West Corner Post,"  planted on the east side of Kirnbasket  Creek, about three miles above Turn Turn  Lake, thence south 160 ciiains, thence  east 40 chains, thence north 160 chains,  thence west 40 chains lo point of commencement.  Dated this 22nd day of April, 1904.  C. LINEBARGER,  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby eiven that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds nnd Works for a speclil license to cut  and carry away timlier from the following de  scrilied lands irr the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "K. .UcBean'i  south east comer post," and planted at the west  bank of the Columbia river opposite the mouth of  lloldich creek, tlrence north 80 chains, theuce  west 80 cbains. tbciico soutii Ml clrairrs, therrce  east 81) chains to tire place uf commencement.  2. ConurrerrclrrR at rt post marked "K. Mellean's  northeast corrrer post," anil planted at the west  bank of the Columbia river opposite the mouth of  lloldich creek, theneo soutlr 80 chains, tlrerice  west SU chains, tlrerice rrorth 80 chains, thence  east 80 chaiirs to tlie place of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of April, 19o4.  ml2 li. McBKAN*.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  dato . Intend to apply to the Chiel fommU- [  sioner of Lands and Works lor a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the following deseribed lands situated on Tum Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  1. Commencing at apost marked ' H. Linebarger's north east corner post" planted on tbe  west side of Tum Tum Lake about two miles up  from rlie foot of Lake, theuce west 80 eliains,  thence soutii 80 chains, tbence east 80 chains,  thence nortb 80 cbains to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "H. Llne-  barger'ssouth cast corner post," plan tedon the  west side of Turn Tum Lake about tno miles up  from foot of Lake, tbence nortb 80 chains,  tlrence west SO chains, thence south 80 chains,  tluuce cast 80 cbains to point of commencement.  Dated this 19tb day of April. 1904.  m!9 H. L'XEBARGER.  In   the   County   Court of   Kootenay,  holden at Revelstoke.  In the matter of the estate of Thomas  MeMahon, deceased, and  In the matter of thc "Ofiicial Administrators' Act,"  . Dated the 10th day of Mny, A.D., 1004.  Upon   reading the affidavit of   Victoria   MeMahon   sworn    20th   April,  1904, the renunciation of right to lct-  _ ters   of   administration   executed   by  said Vi :toriaMeMahon, dated the 20tir  April. 1004, it  is ordered, that George  S.  McCarter,   Official   Administrator  for part of the County of Kootenay;  shall   lie  Administrator   of   all  and  singular the estate  of  Thomas   MeMahon. deceased, and that notice of  this order be published in  four issups  of the Revelstoke  Herald  newspaper,  published.' at Revelstoke, B.C.  J. A. Forin, J.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tbat the undersigned  have submitted to trie Lieuienaut-Governor-iu  Council a proposal under the provisions of the  Kiversand Streams Act for the clearing and  . removing of obstructions from tbe Columbia  River ana Upper Arrow Lake at or about the  _ point where said river empties into Upper Arrow-Lake'near Arrowhead, West Kootenay,  and for making the same fit for rafting and  driving thereon logs, timber. lumber, rafts  and crafts and for erecting and maintaining  booms for holding, >orting aud delivering log'  and timber brought dowu said rlverand fer  attaching booms tn the shores of said river and  said lake for said purposes,  Thc lands to bc affected by said work arc  lands of  ibe Canadian Pacific. Railway company comprised within Lot 38-1 ln Group One  on tbe official plan of Kootenay District and  - vacant Crown lands.  The rate of tolls proposed to bc charged arc  such as may be  tlxed   by   the   Judge of tbe  county court of Kootenay.  Dated May 16th. 1904.  JJMP1BE LUMBER COMPANY. LIMITED.  ml9-'Jru  ^ NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Conimissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  limber from the following described lands,  situaled orr Turn Turn Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  Commencing- at a post marked "R.  Linebarger's South West Corner Post,"  planted about one mile rrorth from Sugar-  Creek, on the east boundary of T. A.  Fallihee's Limit, thence norlh 160 chains,  thenceeast 40 chains,' Ihence south 160  chains, thence west 40 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated tliis 26th dayof April, 1904.  R. L1NEBARG ER  NOTICE  Notice is liereby given that thirty days  after date I intend to apply lo the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands,  situated -on Turn Tum Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  Commencing at a "post marked " Jay  Linebarger's ��������� Soutli East Corner Post,"  planted at the Norlli West corner of N.  Linebarger's Number One Limit on/, the  West side of Turn Tum Lake, tlience  north 160 chains, thence west 40 chains,  thence soutii 160 chains, thence east 40  chains lo point of commencement.  Dated this 22nd dnv of April, 1904.  JAY LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice :s hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands situated on Tum Tum  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked '-M. Linebarger's north east corner post," planted about  half a mile from the head of Tum .Turn Lake,  tlience wost 80 chains, thonce soutb 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains, tbence north 80 cbains  to point of.commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "M. Line*  barger's south e-st corner post," planted about  ball a mile from the bead of Tum Tum lake,  tbence north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,  tbence soutb 80 chains.thence east80cbalus  to point of commencement.  Dated tbis 20th day of April, 1904.  M   LINEBARGER  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  ite I intend to apply to tbe Chief Commis-  oner of Lands and Works for a special license  _ LOST CERTIFICATE.  Delinquent Assessment Notice.  To Whom It "Way Concern.  Take notice tlrat stock certificate Number CI  in Revelstoke and McCullough Creek Hydraulic Mining Co., Ltd.. for SOO shares will be sold  at the bead office of tbis Company at Revelstoke on July 2nd next at 'J p.m., to coi cr two  calls due on Jhe name amounting to ?100, together with cost of advertising and other  charge*. Terms of >>ale���������Cash. New certificate  will be istued to tbe purchasers for 80 per cent  paid stock.  JOHN D. SIBBALD,    ���������  See.-Treas.  GOOD  RANCHE  For Sale  * The ranche is situated on the  main line of the C.P.R., west  one mile from Craigellachie  station.  On the property is one good  building 26x18, besides shed and  root houses. Between 20 to 25  acres cleared and 25 acres partially cleared, 20 fruit trees and  abundance of good water.  -Apply for terms and particulars  to HERALD OFFICE.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  after date I intend to applv to the Chief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a  spcftal license to cut and carry awvy  timber from the following- described lands  situated on Turn Turn Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked " T.  Linebarger's Soutii East Corner Post,"  planted on the east side of Kirnbasket  Creek, aboul five miles up from Turn Tum  Lake, thence north 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence south 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of April,  1904.  2. Commencing at a post marked "T.  Linebarger's South West Corner Post,"  planted on C.. Linebarger's East line of  Number Two Limit, and on Soulhside 01  Cedar Creek, tlrence norlh 40- chains  thence east 160 chains, thence south 40  chains, ihence west 160 chains to'point of  commencement.  Daled this 22nd day of April, 1904.   ,  T. LINEBARGER._  to cut and carry away timber from the follow  ing described lands situated on Tum Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  -Commencing ata post marked "E.McCleery's  southwest corner post," planted about one  mile north east from the foot nf Turn Tum  lake, thence north 40 cbains, thence east 1C0  chains.thence soutb 41 chains, thence west  160 elr ains to pilnt of commencement.  Dated this 21st day of April, 1904.  E. McCLEERY  > NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that thirty days afterdate  I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands arrd Worksfor a special license to cut arrd  carryaway timber from the following described  lauds, situated orr .Turn Turn Lake, Lrllooet district, B. C. ���������-- -,,..,'  1: Commencing at a post ruarked "L-Lrnebarg-  er's soutii west corner post" planted orr the soutii  side of Mammoth creek aborrt one mile e ast from  N. Linebarger's northwest corner post of number  one limit, thenee north 80 clrairrs, tlrence east 80  chains,? tlrence south 80 chains, tlrence west 80  clrairrs, to pointof commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "L. Linebarger's north west corner post" planted about one mile  south from Turn Tum Lake on the east side of  Adams Kiver. tlrence soutb 16o chains, therrce east  4o chains, thence rrorUildo chains, thence west 4o  chains, to point of commencement.  ' Dated this' 2oth day of April, 18o4.  1. LINEBARGER.  Notice is herebv given that thirty days after  ite I intend to apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lands and Works for a special license  ���������FREE SAMPLE TO AGEJNTS,  Practical ready call device for .telephones. Saves brairi work and hours  of time. Sells itself. One sale sells  dozens. Seeing is believing. Send  stamp.���������The Telephone Appliance  Co., OneMudison Ave., Dept- F. A. D.  New York City. m20 lin  NOTICE.  Notice' Is hereby given tbat thirty days after  datel intend to apply to thc Chief Commissionerof Lands and Works for a special license  10 cucand carry away timber from tbe following described lands situated on Tum Tum  Lale, Lillooet district. B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "S. Linebarger's north cast comer post," planted on  the east bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  in I lea up from Tum Turn Lake, tbence south 80  chains, thence west 80 cbains, thence nortb SO  chains. Ihence cast 80 ehainsto poiut of commencement.  ' t. Commencing at a post marked "8. Linebarger's south east'corner post," planted on  tho cast bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  miles up from Tum Turn Lake, thence nortb 80  chains, theuce west 80 chains, tbence soutb 80  chains, thence east 80 chains to point of commencement. ~ ,-,.  Dated this 22nd day of April, 1904. ./���������'"���������  S. LIN������BARGEK.   "  to eut and earry away timber from the lollow  ing described lands situated von Tum Turn  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "J. Linebarger's south east corner," planted at the  south west corner of Katherine Nolan's timber  limit, about one mile' west from the west side  of-Turn Turn Lake, thence west 40 chains,  thence nortbl60 chains, thence east 40 chains  thence south 160 chains to the pointof commencement,       /j        ���������._:..  2. Commencing at a post marked J.LIne-  barger's nortb east corner post," planted at  the south west corner of Catherine Nolan's  timber limit, about one mile west from the  west side of Turn Turn Lake, therrce south 100  chains, thence west 40 chains, tbence north ICO  chains, thence east 40 chiins to poinl ol commencement." '  Dated this 21st day of April, 1904.   ���������'     >--���������  7   ?j; LINEBARGER,  JNOTICE.  Notice is hereby giveu that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works fora special licerrcc to cut and  carryaway timber from the following described  lands hi tbe West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  south west corner post" and plarrted at aliout orre  mile north of the Columbia river at I������. Peterson's  north east comer, theuce north 80 cjiains, tbence  east 80 chains, thence south 80 clrairrs, tlrence west  80 drains to tbe place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "D. WooIsey*s  sonth east corner post" and planted at about one  mile nortb of the Columbia river at P. Peterson's  north east corner, tbence north 80 chains, thonce  west 80 chains, therrce soutlr 80 clrairrs, thence  east 80 chaiirs to the place of 01 rauimiccrneiit.  Dated this 23rd day of March, 1904.  mclisi D. WOOLSEY  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from tbe follow,  ing doscrlbed lands- situated oir Turn Tum  Lake, LlUooet-dlstrict, B. C.  Commencing at a-post marked "N. Linebarger's south west eorncr post," planted at tbe  north west corner of N.. Linebarger's No. 1  limit, thence cast 80 chains, tbence north 80  chains, tbence west 80 cbains, theuce south 80  clrairrs to point of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of April, 1904.  N. LINEBARGER.  SINGER  Sewing Machines  Can be purchased i<u  payment of $5.00 per  month.  Anybody  wanting   a  Aral-class Singer Sew-  '���������-���������'  ing Machine bn  easy  terms,  can get them  from  H. Manning, Agt.  Mackenzie Avenue.  NOTICE.  Notico Is hereby given that30 days afterdate I  Intunil tn apply to the Cliief Commissioner of  Larrds aird Works for a lease for tl years tocut  timlier nn the following described lands lying  partly In the district of West Kootenay and pattern tho district of Cariboo: ���������   ���������  Commencing at a post plarrted on the north  bank of Ilurvoy creek rreur Its confluence with  Carroe river, West Kootenav district, thence nortli  80 clrnins, tbence west 80 drains, tbence north 80  chains, tlience west 80 chains, thence north 100  chaius, tlrence wost 240 chains, thence nortb 7*1  chains, thence west 120 chains, tbence north loo  clrairrs, tlrence east 160 chains, thence south SJ0  chains, thonce cant lCo'clialiix, theneo soulli 3%o  chains, ifrot-oe east $*) chains, thence south loo  olralns, tlrence east 80 chains, thence south 4oo  chains, theneo west 80 chaius moro or less to the  point of commencement.  Dated this 16th March, 1004.  apl li JAMES A. HABVKY.  NOTICE.  ��������� Notice is hereby given that thirty dayB after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence tocut  arid carryaway timber from the following described lands in the West Kootenay district ;* -  1. Commencing at a post marked "M. J. Parson's-soutb-west corner post" and planted at  about one and one-fourth miles from the mouth of  Holdich creek and on the east bank of said creek,  thence pojth 160 chains, tbence east 40 chains,  thence sooth 160 chains, tbence west 40 chains to  the place of commencement. ������������������  '3. Commencing at a post -marked "M.'J. Parson's south east corner post? and planted at about  one and one-fourth miles from the mouth of Hol-  dichl creek and on the east bank of said creek,  thence north 160. chains, thence west 40 cbains,  thence south 160 "chains, tlience east 40 cbains to  the place of commencement.'  Dated this 25th day of March, 1001.  nich31  M. J. PARSON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty days after date  I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special licence to cut and  carry away timber from the following described  lands in the West Kootenay district:  1. Coinmencing'at; a post marked "II. G. Parson's south east corner post" and planted at  about one mile north of the Columbia river, back  of Strawberry Flat, thence north 80 cbains, tlrenoe  west 80 chains, thence south 80 cbains, thence east  80 chains to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "fl. o. Parson's soutii went corper post" and planted at  about one inijo north of the bank of the Columbia  river, back 01 Strawberry Flat, thence north 80  chains, tlrence east 80 chains, thenoe south 80  ciiains, thence west 80 chains to the place of  commencement.  Dated thla 24th day of March, 1904.  mchSl  H. O. 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Ho turned with a sudden surprised  look ut her, and threw tho cigar  clevwely over his shoulder into the  water, to the surprise nnd almost  indignation of his cousin.  "What nonsense, Claude !" she exclaimed, "when you have twice been  told you may smoke. Why, Jessie,"  ahe added, with asperity, "you must  surely be thoroughly used to tobacco by this timo. Don't nil your  men, smoke every evening;?."  ..  They certainly did, though -that  did not lessen Jessie'*:; disliko of tobacco, but sho mado no reply, bo-  causo Captain Medway immediately  said that it wns a aiii to spoil the  primrose scents with smoke. "Fact  is, ono smokes when one is alone  from force of habit;" he added. "I  couldn't find you, Clara, anil instinctively turned to a weed for  comfort, like the Goth I am."  Jessie's color deepened to the deepest wild-rose tint, she bent, over  her painting in distressed embarrassment, hurt by Clara's unwonted  tone of her* own awkwardness in betraying her dislike,  but grateful  for  observant of a tearful quiver of the  usually proud lip, "this is cruelly  unjust.' Don't I try to share your  enthusiasms ? Didn't I admire the  Persian cat ? Didn't I stick to tho  crippled tailor with a genius for  metaphysics long after you had forgotten him ?"  "Forgotten ? You know how ungratefully  he behaved."  "Then tho pootess. Eliza ���������"  "Tt is not kind of you to namo  that   tronehorous  woman."  "I must say you have frightful  luck with your proteges. But that  makes it awfully hard lines on a fellow, u plain and practical chap liko  me, to be expected to begin a fresh  Kchv.'nriiierei once u month, especial-  feature    of    her    pure,  sweet    face.  Thus    innocent    Jessie    did   inward  homirgo to    this brave soldier,    not ,  knowing tlrat she was herself fated j 'y, ������L second hand,  to begin a war-faro Infinitely morel. * wonder that you see any point  perilous and requiring courage of an j '" a, sarcasm so banal, so very  infinitely higher order. Perhaps it sccond-hnnd, Cl.ii.de, Jest as you  was some shadow of oncoming Fate Wl11' u,"'s ?wcct c "lfl n"(1 her J \nn������-  that made hor say, ten minutes be- cent "flection make a deep and last-  fore,  tlrat she   would    never    again   inS. interest,  in   my  life  be so happy.  .So  strongly  impressed  was sho by  'Well, Clurn, you weren't over  civil to j-our friend. I thought she  must    bo    a sort of maid  from tho  this knightly figure   so deeply touch- ,���������  wJl,ch i<,������������������,������������������������ her  ra/1    liir    4 lin    rth o t**������*i    #*\i     IVin   m/������l 1 i-\*i*r    imi r*n      ! *_���������_ v.     . V*    _    .  ed by tiro charm of I.he mellow voice  that she forgot herself and the incongruity of her own silent presence  at this intimate conversation between the cousins, until some request  from     Clara,   concerning     her  sketch     woke her from her    dreamy j Acadian bliss" make's  inntasy and    recalled her to hersolf.  Then sho began to be ill at case and  to find herself in her own way;    sho  doubted     if   sho   ought    to    remain  whero    sho    was so evidently superfluous.  Tho    cousins    talked of people she   attendance    on    liis cousin,, carrying  she    had   her  easel  ;  Oh I a girl in' her position 1  Thero was no alternative. I must  have sent you off if 1 had not ignored her '*  "I bow to superior wisdom. Thank  goodness there's tho'luncheon bell,  one so hungry."  Marwell Court was not sketched in  one day. Many trysts were made  at that pleasant spot between the  oaks arrd tho water, and it became  usual  for  Claudo Medway to be     in  did not -kjiow, .and places  never-seen; till- some reference to  Clura's sketch set them upon art  and artists. Tliey spoke of famous  pictures, talked of Italy, of "Modern Painters," of tho prc-Raphaelite  brotherhood, skimmed recent literature,  drifted  on to  the mutiny   and  Lucknow,    glancpd   thence to lighter j j,gr  and camp-stool, and criticising and ���������watching the progress of  the painting.  Ono morning, while that lovely  spring* weather lasted, Jessie repaired to the appointed spot a little before the appointed hour, and  setting up hor easel and getting out  themes, operas, theatres, declined | },"g".  finally to social celebrities, gossip.  Their conversation opened a hew  and interesting world to Jessie,  who had never* listouod to cultured  talk before. She did not know that  much they said was commonplace,  much second hand, little original  and   nothing  profound:   she  had   not  a.  courtesy  to  which  she  was    littlo   enough social experience to  question  accustomed, and which she therefore more keenly appreciated. This  gratitude was not lost on Captain  Mod way, unobservant as lie appeared in his languid posture on the  grass, his whole attention claimed  by Mis3 Lonsdale, with whom he  was sopn deep irr a conversation  that  did  not  include  Jcsf-io.  "This thriii," she thought,  with    a  thrill   of  enthusiasm,   ''was     Claude  Mod way,  tits hitherto  unknown  hero  of so  many  martial adventures,    the  central    figure of so many romantic  speculations."      From the day when  the    handsome    hoy  helped  pull hcr  out  of the  pond,  he had  occupied    a  large   space    in      her     imagination.  Philip had depicted him under    various aspects  aad  in glowing colors,  until  his very  name diffused nn    atmosphere    of    chivalrous    romance.  .Accustomed  as she  was  to  the  da rice rs and vicissitudes of war  through  tho medium of Philip, who was even  now   on    most   active    service,    the  fact that, thi.s beautiful and  princely  looking mnn lying on  the grass   before  her.   and   displaying  a   courtesy  foreign  to   hor    experience,   had   actually  taken   part  iu  what  is     perhaps    the    most   chivalrous     if not  most      brilliant    episode   In  modern  war.  made her heart    beat with     a  glorious    thrill.        Philip   had often  t.een in great danger, ho must often  have  performed  a heroic  deed;     but  that famous     charge had  fired     her  imagination    as   no   other    incident  .could..       Philip,   wiio   had    actually  .������������������cer.    as much of it as was possible  to  a  soldier  in   the  ranks  on     that  rield.     and     who  had  heard  it  described  in-   detail    and discussed    by  lither eye-witnesses,  and  studied  Uie  whole     battle     scientifically      afterward, had, narrated it over- and over-  again   to   hcr,   not   forgetting    Mod-  way's    special    heroism   in  plunging  beck  under     hot    lire    to  rescue    a  wounded   man.        She had  onlv    to  colortubes, began to compare  sketch with the prospect before  her, looking at it from this point  and that with an artist's dissatisfaction. At last, laying her palette  aside in disgust, she seated herself  on her camp-stool beneath an oak  and gave herself up to a silent absorption of the pure and harmonious  flooring of the April day.  Her shawl had slipped from her  shoulders and hung gracefully about -  her, enhancing the slender grace of'"  her figure, tho lovely lines of which  were well shown by the-simple closc-  and fitting' black gown she wore, her  (small, neat  bonnet set oil the   glory  the good-breeding of totally ignoring her presence, though it revolted  her fine instincts and made her  wretchedly uncomfortable; but she  listened with absorbed interest  could havo listened longer, '.  /���������'Claude's Medway*s appearance had j ~"f bcv ]lail.( sunbeams trea moling  illuminated Clara s face and changed through ti,c budding oak-boughs  her whole bearing: sho became mil-| pInved sol-Uv ovcl. Ule slinlj whit0  mated, smiling, gracious. To Jes-|hnnds ;o0,se]y clasped j��������� her lap,  sic s ndmirmg ga/.o she was really j j,or ,,���������������������������,-ve faco, so delicate in col-  beautiful under this inspiring infill-; ol.in���������. ������������������,, future, lllul her bright  once. Was it strango that slic,rich -hail.. Tlu, gnarled branches  should totally forget her dearest I amJ st,,rdy gray trunk of the oak  Jessie rn the presence or this fas- j ,n,l(lo fl pa0ii souing for this tender  cinating man. tbe. simple child, won-, bPal.lv thc primroses clustering at  derod *.* and then it suddenly struck; hor fc**ct wcn; jn harmonv with her.  sharply through her how well match-;.uld tho bunc|, of delicate anemones,  ed tho two were, and how absorbed j t|10 soiL, onmmt.nt si]e wor0f akill  in    each    other.     A  strange feeling |lo her.  frightened thc muscles of her throat. 0f what was Jessie dronmino-, in  Was shu sorry ? Surely not. I {hnt   ,.aptp   thoughtful   posturcT    her  shadowed     by thc     long,  Prom his position ho could see, unnoticed himself, the changing, struggling emotions passing orer her  face like cloud shadows over woodland and sea. Both features and  color were subtly responsive to tho  slightest fooling; it was a deeply interesting study, fraught with a  tresh and stimulating charm oven to  ono versed in the study of women's  faces.  After a whilo cJessio swallowed  Boniothing down with an effort and  turned her head slightly. "Oh. it  Is only for n time," she snid cheerfully. "India will soon bo quint,  and then I shall go out to I'hilip."  "To Randal ?" he exenimed. "Hut  ho is not really your brother ?" he  added.  "Oh, no," sho replied, with luir  necustamed simplicity, "but wo aro  engaged."  "Engaged I brother and sister I"  ho cried in tones of surprise "Pardon me," he added, "I���������ah ! the relationship is unusual and confusing,  that's nil."  A sudden, complicated pnin dyed  Jessie's face with crimson, which  quickly gave placo to deathly paleness. She said nothing, but the situation was revealed to hor in a  flash. Philip     was    her   brother,  though not of her blood.  "Randal is a lucky fellow all  round," ho added, with a rango of  voice. "What would most of us  givo to bo in his place at Liucknow?  Ho gets all the innings."  "But you had your innings at Balaclava," she replied, quickly. "One  of the Six Hundred I"  Tlie tone in which she spoke. contained tho sum and quintessence of  nil that over had been or could    bo  A. SMAli, FRUIT GARDEN.  Now is tho time to make plans for  the family supply of small fruits if  it has not alrcudy been done. Tho  following list has been resurrected  for the benefit of thoso who mny  profit  by it :  Strawberry   plants,   curly, medium  and lato, 800.  Blackberries,  100.  Black raspberries,  early and   lato,  50.  Hod raspberries, early and lute, GO  . Currants,  white and red,  7.r>.  Gooseberries,  25.  Grapes 18.  This is a list that has often been  recommended for a family small-  fruit garden. It is enough for one-  fourth of nn acre, which should bo  sufficient for a large family, and  leave a good margin for loss by  drouth, insects, birds nnd neighbors  chickens, besides sonic'to give away.  Not many would reduce tho number of strawberries and somo would  bo in favor of increasing tho amount  of ground devoted to this fruit. But  in regard to tho others opinions  would differ greatly.  If anything were to be stricken out  it would probably bc blackberries.  This is a fruit that docs well in the  right place, but if it does not-have  moist ground  it is  AN  UNCERTAIN PRODUCER.  A drouth  will  affect it moro severe-  expressed   to   the  honor  of  the    Six | |y than the other plants named. He-  Hundred.      Medway's  cheek    flushed, ! sides many  object to its hrinrs and  ho was carried out of himself,     and '   "  before long wus answering    Jessie's  eager  questions  touching  that  famous  charge  like  any  boy.      Did     ho  think  when   they  changed  that    any  of them would return ? Was ho sorry  when the order wns received ?  "Sorry ?  Oh,  Miss Meade,  soldiers  can "   never  engagement.  succeed well when atnttdlng alone  are comparatively fow, .By far the  greater number nro not capablo of  producing more than half a crop,  if they do as woll us that, unless  set near somo fertilizing variety.  Those who have vines thnt refuse to  bear may iind hero the reason for it.  The fruit named may be planted  on one-fourth of nn acre. Jt should  yield at least twenty bushels of berries if it receives reasonably good  cure and twice that numhor might  bo expected in most seasons. This  may look liko n largo uniount, but  it family can muke uso of a forgo  amount when it mny be hail for tho  picking. When tho fruit gurden is  made it may as woll bo of ample  size. What ground on the farm  will pny ns well for tho time and  labor given it ?  they are a nuisance in a garden.  Blackberries are excellent to close  thc season of small fruits, but in a  list liko this probubly half the number would bo found sufficient.  Next to  strawberries  a  good  supply of raspberries is desirable.     But  . it is likely that most people    would  bo      sorry        in      an | prefer a greater proportion of red to  Why,  the first   burst j black than this list, calls for.      The  hounds  give  tongue     is j purple .varieties are not mentioned,  it.      The very   .sounds, j but  they are coming into  favor for  when     the  nothing to  tho firing, the noise of hoofs, the ; canning. in fluvor they are super-  rattle, of steel and iron stir one up | jor to the red when canned, while  and make one feel nil alive: nothing j their dark, rich color-makes them  liko a sharp action to steady the ; moro attractive ' for this pur-pose,  erves. Of course I thought I was j Jiut with thc raspberry it is a matin for it. You don't know what : ter of individual taste. Some will  n lot one thinks in a minuto. nt such not tolerate tho blacks, others have  times. I saw the old place there, nn aversion for the reds nnd others  with   sunshine  on  it  liko now,     and 'detest     the    purples. Ordinarily,  thought���������well,     Marwell      will       bo ,]10U.Cvcr, it would be safe to rccom-  Hugh's,  so much the belter for   the Ijuond  tho purples.      They might    bo  substituted for half the blackberries.  Currants should havo a    place    in  MODERN  FARMING.  Tho Idea may prevail that the  main feature of nn agricultural  course is to teach boys to plow, sow  nnd reap, and to do tho other familiar manual labor of the farm.  Such instruction is chiefly necessary  for the boy from the cily, who bus  never handled a farm tool. What  the boy needs most to study is the  natural sciences which underlie all  furni practices. He needs to know  tho laws of plant life us he may  study of thcm in botany. He needs  to know the habits of insects that  destroy his fruits and vines os ho  may "study of lhem in entomology.  He needs to know of tho composition and physical properties of the  soil,-as he may study of them in  chemistry and physics. Therefore  thesej"'four * sciences have a largo  place in a course of agriculture. The  student likewise needs a knowledge  of English, history, civil government, mathematics, drawing, etc.,  he may become a well rounded  man���������a good citizen as well as a  handy man at his vocation. An  agricultural course is one of tho  most diHiglitfuI a person may follow.  Rome men sny it is the best course  in the universities which have an  agricultural department, because it  deals so intimately with the things  of every day life. -*  (������������������X^*^*****'*^-**^'*********  ;.i Fashion  $ ���������eoa   1 Hi K  "(Veil, Claude," said Clam, when  the painting materials had been  gathered together and the sketclrors  had gnne their- several ways, "whut  do you think of iny little friend ?  Could you imagine anything so  dainty  iu  these  Boeotian   wastes ?"  "Little?      I  thought     hcr  a     fair-  r'apl  deep   eyes  dark lushes which made such a contrast to her fair hair and rose-  leaf complexion ? Did the clear  eyes see more than the fair prospect spread before her in the April  lights ? What     would    sin;    have  thought had she been  conscious     of  old fellow, nnd wondered if my people would care���������especially my sister  ���������you know how she is afflicted,  poor child. And I���������well, T wished  I had been a better fellow. And,  do you know, it. was a queer feeling  that wo should never know what  they said of it in England. Then  one couldn't, help feeling glad of gel-  ting     such     an   innings,   and  making  the garden, but seventy-five bushes  ; would bc a large number iii comparison wilh the raspberries and strawberries. A supply largo enough for  most families could bo obtained  from twenty-five each rod and white.  It would seem ns though twenty-  five      gooseberry      bushes  would   bo  such  a Irnrsh.      And,  by Jove,  Miss j enough to sour a score of people for  Meade,     you   must    really   practice I a year.     a gooseberry is good in ils  place,  but a dozeii  piants will  go a  sized girl," ho returned, in-different- the keen, intent gaze even now bent  ly. "So this is the newest pot, I upon her from the thick covert of  Clara, eh? Some village girl, ��������� the dim silvery'"oak coppice? Oh!  somo female '" '  earthed ?"  'But  Isn't  geiiuis    you have    un-  the  charm  of  the mystery and     the  irnystery of the charm to that intent  she    pretty,  now,    and I gar.er !  "Afte  witchcraft, yon turn a fellow inside  out ! One never talks of Lthose  things, you know,"  he concluded.  "That is unkind," said Jessie,  "when people are dying to know  and have so much pleasure in hear  ing."  "One would do a great deal to  please some people."  Ji-ssio could not see the look that  long way in  ���������   SUPPLYING   FRUIT  ACIDS.  Grapes aro an autumn fruit. There  is such a large number of varieties  that by a judicious choice tho  season may be' extended over several  weeks. Some kinds mny be kept  till   into  the  winter.      The grape  i.s  accompanied this, but the voice was j not s" commonly grown as it should  almost as expressive as one full- ! be. It ought to have an important  charged glance.      She trembled,    she ' Place among tho fruits-in  the    gar-  accent, hcr refineruont of thought���������'  close hcr eyes ar.d the charge of the "Say a paragon at once, Clara.  Six Hundred passed with vivid accu- You soo I havo not. your opportun-  rncy before her, the knightly form r ity of studying the young person's  of Claude, wearing the picturesque! character. And men are not ex-  ^==h������ssar^���������uniforin'^Tf^wKich^sllb^Jfa-""  once soon him, being the central frg-  trro of the picture.  InsteitU of looking at Marwell  (.'������������������rrn. towering stately in the sunshine tho rt*or in the foreground, she  more thurr once diverted her grir.e to  the recumbent figure in the immediate foreground, n deep and revor-  rnl     admiration  expressed   in     every  ,0  *..     all,"     he   thought,  charming and refined ?' she persist- j --pho is but a woman, simple, un-  ed. tutored,  ignorant  of  the   world,  and  "I dare say she is well enough," iai, ��������� how* innocent ! And Gretchen  he returned, "but I never cared | was innocent." he added, and smil-  liuich for that blonde, pink ond icii. That smile was to his face as  white innocence. Bad taste ? Well, ! the appearance of a snake in some  you know, men are supposed to have i paradise of fresh herbage and  bad taste in these matters." ! bright  /lowers;   it  made   him  uncon-  "Fair or dark,  she haa distinction J sciously    avert    his    gmc from    the  and  beauty  such    as  would  be    re- j pensive young face, on which no ono  markable  in    any rank,"     continued j could   look  while  thus  smiling,  Clara;   "this is no  mere  pretty girl j    Then     he    pushing     through     thc  whose  'beaute du diable' will fade in j brushwood,   the   crackling  of     which  few years.   Then  hor manner,    her | broke into Jessie's dream and   made  knew not  why.  "Women cun only hear things,  they may never do them," she said,  sighingly.  "That hearing would make it  worth  while to do anything.  pected^ter'gush:''"   """^    ~"  "OusH I Really, Claude, yon arc  quite rude. The odious affectation  of admiring nothing, constantly puts  yoir out of sympathy with other  people. One Is perpetually Jarred | seems nothing,  by want of appreciation, one ia '  tempted lo exclude you altogether  from  one's  interests "  "Kow,  my de/\-   Clara,"  he replied  her turn to see the handsome face  beneath thc soil felt hat which had  now become so  familiar to her.  "Good-morning." he said, with on  ^r.j^JiuiiL^Kuj'prJsi?=!jij&m(������eting=-her-^  "Sk-etcbing agafn. Miss Uoade ?  How very  industrious you  are."  "I fear- not." whe replied, in her  literal simplicity. "ft iH such a  slow    btininnsp,     ii.   morning's     work  ! den.  "In setting grape vines it should  bo remembered that many vurieties  aro   nearly   self-sterile.   Those    that  CATCHING   SHEEP.     -  A sheep should, never be caught by  its wool. This method not only  causes the animal unnecessary pain,  but in the case of fat sheep, that  nre to be killed, il does much harm  to the joint of mutton that lies  underneath whore the wool was pulled. It causres a bruise, jusl. in the  same mnnner as our bodies become  discolored from being bruised. A  sheepman advises that the proper  way to catch n sheep is to take  either by the hind leg jusl above  lire' gambrel joint, or by putting the  hand underneath its jaws or nock. In  using a crook it is important that  the sheep aro nol caught below the  gambrel joint, ns injury to the leg  is liable lo result from this.  " 'IIow  sweet  are  looks  that  ladies  bend,  he  quoted  with   tho same low-voiced  fervor.  " 'For them I battle to tho ond.  To  save from  shamo  and   thrall,' "  added Jessie, with deep feeling.  "Ah ! Sir Ualahacis are not uecded  in these happier days, except in spirit,  are   they ?"  He shrank from the innocent gaze  :Oi==.tho^blue^eyefi~uplifted=-to-his^as  if it hnd stung him: he turned away  ond look a careful aim with his  stick nt a white butterfly hovering  about a bush. Neither of thorn perceived the deep significance of the  action, or . remembered that the  stood j bul tcrfiy symbolizes the soul, but  com-'-'essle wns (.Irangoly jarred, sho was  [,  You Oan  Overoome  instil Nsw Vi^or and Energy into tho System and  Add Now Flash and Tissue by Using*  Or.   Chase's    ftServe   Food.  If'  Why not join with nature and rejoice at the coming of spring? There  i.s means ot hnnd whereby you can  overcome  the feelings  of languor  and  hastily  written  and  hastily  filled    at  the  drug store.  Headache,  sleeplessness,  irritability,  stomach troubles, loss of energy, nrn-  fatr'gue and make   spring the time for ; bltion  ������nd  tho ability  to    apply one's  renewing health mid viifor. instead of  giving way to weakness and desp'ond-  t-ncy.  Everybody nc'd.i a spring restorative to enrich tho blood and build up  the system after the debilitating effects of artificial  winter lifr>.  Experience has proven trial there is i  no preparation Oxtant so well suited j  to the.*)!.* needs as Dr. Chase's Serve j  Iood.  It is only reasonable that t!u**i great  food cure, which .tra.i been endorsed by  <e:;s of'thousands of people on this  continent, sliould Ue superior to the  prtscrljition      of ao  r>i*dinary  doctor,  self to the task in Imml are nmong  the indications of an exhausted condition  of the system.  A month's treatment with Dr.  Chase's Serve Food will do wouderu  for you.  Hesidon the benefit yoir feel, you can  prove that new flesh and tisane is l>������-  ing added by noting your increase in  weight.  Dr. Chase's Serve Food, i**0 cents a  box, six boxes for r'A.oO, at all dnnl-  ei'K. or EdnuuiKGii, IJateM ft. Co., Toronto. To protect you against imitations, the portrait and sigtintnro of  Br. A. W.__Chaso, the famous receipt  book author,  ui'o t>n  overy box.  He  went   to   the  en nei   and  ; for sor.ie time discussing and  mending the picture, while the pnloj'-.'ad when the winged creature fiut-  rono deepened in Jessie's face and tered lightly away unhurt into "azure  her    eyes     kindlod.      "Your    rrtmos-  freedom.  phere is no good," he uaid. "I envy "Yet it must bo so hard to die  you your facility. We've nil tried j nntl leave thin lovely, lovely world"  oiir-hnnds on the dear old place, j -she added, "even for Cod and the  my brothers and sisters ns well as ' right, Kngland's motto, to ride  ?.1iss Lonsdale. It defies us all. [like that, straight to dealh, to fall  Redwoods was another good subject | Into darkness and ivake, where?  for a sketch," hc suggested,- "wusn't J-Bravo men might well tromble he-  it. to bo Jessie's home? Wns not fore the hereafter. Were you so  his fric-nd, Captain Randal of the sure of heaven, Captain Med wny ?"  190th, some connection of hers ? I Ifc looked at ' her with dilating  Her adopted brother? Then sho i eyes, for tho moment taking tho  must be the little girl ho once help- jsarnnsm as intentional,  ed prill out of thc mill-pound. Did j "Oh !" he returned in a tone or  she really remember it? He was > relief, "I never thought much of  highly  honored,   indeed." those things, you know.     Men don't  re-  had  So they chatted, Jennie never  fleeting that his manner, which  hitherto been one bf civil indr'ffer.  cnr.e, had now chunged to a mingled  deference nrrd friendliness. She wns  quite unconscious of a charm that as  yet  no   one  had  discovered   in     her  at least men of the world. Of courso  one had a sort of a feeling that one  couldn't expect to go to the good  place; but funking was no good.  'Tako your licking and don't squeal'  we used to say at .'Eton, '"dldos,  many better fellows had to go there,  consisting of a certain guileless for wo were all In for It together,  transparency of diction and thought, | "I don't'think',"-.continued Jcssio  that made her speech flow like some I with sudden warmth "that I should  pure, cool stream, limpid, refresh- care to go to a heaven you wero  ing,  only  the' more musical  for some   shut   out  of.   I   mean,"     sho ridded  I with  glowing confusion  in her swift-  1 Iy    flushing   face,   "a imin who    did  slight interruption; an unnatc, un-  compreherided desire for self-expression giving a childlike unreserve  that wns most, pathetic.  "You must bo very lonely," he  said, abrupl.y, looking thoughtfully  down on her from his higher elevation as he leant against an oak-  trunk.  Jessie's lip quivered and her eyes  filled; she turned and looked nway  over l.hr; shining prospect, tho blue  water arid green woodland, eloquently silent.  "Poor child," he added, in a low,  full voico, rich to hcr car with tho  manifold music of revrossod    feeling  that���������turned back, wounded, bleeding, weak, into that firo to savy another moro helpless than himself.  That Is real religion���������saving others"  At these buring words a deep  emotion seized lho young man, or  rather a tumult of mingled emotions; his heart beat with deep and  strong pulsations, his eyes fell, he  looked at, the. flower-sprinkled grass  at his foet, silent, though the word  'darling" formed itsolf with innudi-  blo intensity on his lips. Ho raised  his eyes, gluncod onco nt Jcssio with  * look that caressed her from   head  to foot, thon looked down ngnirr.  Jessie's heart -bent too, with fiery  rapidity,' hcr confused gn'/.o also  sought tha ground, she wus troubled,  wondering into what quicksand her  enthusiasm had betrayed her, wondering, but scarcely, fearing; she  possossed the amazing audacity of  perfect innocence, besides slie trusted  the living empediment of chivalry at  her sido as she would have trusted  the warrior archangel himself, the  beautrful young Michael with his  burning suit of bright armor. The  moment wns impressive, the .silence  ;.seom'od^to^qur'.ver=-with=in tensity. =  "I am afraid," faltered Jessie at  last, "that my tongue runs away  with mo. I don't often tulk ta  poople."  "So much tho worse for peoplo,"  ho roturncd, drawing in his breath  with an air of relief, while .Jessie  bent forward and made somo most  unlucky additions to hcr picture.  "Do you know. Miss Mcndc, it is  vory refreshing to talk to a lady  who has not been spoilt by tho  world."  lie loft his station by the oak-  trunk and came forward, insensibly  changing his position in the endeavor to change tho current, of his  thoughts, and pressing the flowers  bencuth his stop ho strolled forward  nnd let himself down, as of old, full  length on thc grass, in front, of hor,  reclining on one arm and looking up  nnd facing her while ho made some  trivial  observation.    ;  lint Jessie did' not hood what he  was saying, her eyes dilated with  midden terror, her cheek paled.  "Don't move," ? she cried, "don't  dtlr an inch," nnd ns she spoke, she  darted'toward him, snatched something from the grass nnd hurled  It awny.  Quite close to the spot on which  ho reclined she had seen n. thing like  tho long, brown, leather lnsh of a  cart-whip stretched on tho turf,  and when his onu touched tho  ground tho thick errd of the lash  .suddenly erected Itself, showing a  long, flat head with two small, glittering eyes, arrd/a forked tongue  darting itself viciously nt his unprotected face, which it would have  struck in another instant. He  sprang to his feet, saw whnt had  happened, caught the thing a blow  on the head with his stick, and then  flung the limp dead body into thc  water.  "A viper, and a largo one. Thank  you," ho. said, turning tranquilly  again to Jessie, who. was sitting  with her face hid in her hands, sobbing bitterly.  (To bo Continued).  HOW TO CLEAN THE CHURN.-  A churn cannot bo mndo clean  with a dirty cloth, and a cloth of  this kind is one of the best known  places for breeding disease germs,  and these may bo washed, from the  soains of tho pans of corners of tho  churn. It lakes only a fow minutes  lo wash the cloths in cold water,  and then thoy should bc put in a  strong poarlinc suds and allowed  to boil for at least 20 minutes, then  they should be rinsed and hung out.  in thc air and sunshine, arid if this  is done overy few days .,the cloths  and ho always kept whito and sweet  smelling. >  LAIJOR ON TRIO FARM.  Any farmer who depends altogether oii the seasons and hard work  for success in his .business, may  make somo sort of a living and even  increase his small capital by natural  increment, but he will never merit  the appellation of a successful farmer*. Industry i.s a good trait of  character, but often a .good degree  of that which, looks like lazirress  leads to bettirr" results. For instance, a man may bo so lazy that  ho habitually works hard on labor-  saving contrivances, by which lie can  accomplish���������greater-re.su Its-with-less-  lubor, do more and better work  with less physical exertion. Ho may  Iro so lazy that he will do no work  in a slip shod manner, for in that  ense ho would have to do the work  over again. " No farmer can bo successful ^unless ho docs a largo  amount of mental labor, and mental  labor saves physical labor, and  makes what physical is necessary  far morc effective. The very best  work at the very best timo cannot  bo done by unaided physical effort.  'I'o do such work, requires deep and  persistent study.7  HOW THEY  ACTED.  The tree began to bark,  Tlie window liad a pane,  Tho potatoes fell to pecking,  Aud drove thefolljs insane.  The clock went on a strike.  The weather grew quite vane.  The corn pricked up. its tiny ears  And Kin Iked off down tho lano.  The fggs grew very gross.  Tho sugar turned a-wcigh**  Thn  Ceylon ten began  to pound.  So ends uiy little sayl  Miss I-"ussaiifeathei*���������"There's  friend, Mrs. Hillier. Sim moves  tho best society." Mrs. Yeast���������-  "Yes; I suppose she finds it cheaper  to move than to pay rent."  my  in  A woman is nervous until she'gets  to tlio matrimonial alter���������then it's thc  man's turn.  Piles  To ja������n������ to yoa flint) ������?.  Chnso's Ointment I������ r. cwinlo  nnd absolute core for tno}  and every form of ****)*/=���������  bloodictfoud prat**cilnc M&n.  fro manufacturers boTo firuaranUod ir. Seeteg-  ���������monlkta In *fcs (Iai r TTffa -rnd **fc y������ar������el3*a*  wrawhotthor think oMt Yen cam im it tat  ret roar money back if not cured. Odo b bor. it  \U Atsier* or'Souiitao's.JlJfrTX tc CO.'Torsnto,  Dr. Ohase'SiOliit men i  Why won't women gear thomnclTcs  together a littlo more carefully?  Now that shirt waist time is here,  the old ten years' war between waist  and skirt has broken orrt afroih. Tlm  w.nist lino may well be called the  parting of the ways.  No matter how swell a woman's  garments may be, sho in undone when  they are. There are hundreds of not-  ,a-Hook, noi-a-button, not-a-pin devices on the market for keeping plackets closed and waist and ������kirt together, but nothing yet invented docs  the work liko a good,strong, old-fash- -  ioned hook and eye. Thc proper plan  for hor who would bo firmly reefed  together is to sow two slrong ryoi  on every skirt.band in the back; step  number two���������sew two strong liookf.  on a very narrow and stout webbing'  with a buckle on one end.  Strap this firmly on the outside of  the shirt waist, fit the hooks to tho  eyes, arrd there you aro, firm and taut  and neat.  ���������: *���������.���������  Canvasser :���������"Here, sir, in a book  -that should bo in every family. :' It  contains a receipt for everything,  sir, everything." Cholly :���������"Give  me three copies. If it has a receipt  for my tailor's bill, I'll take five."  First Jeweller :���������"I have hnd  proved to me that advertising  brings results." Second Jeweller:���������  "What was tho case ?" "first Jeweller :���������"Yesterday evening I advertised for rx watchman, and .during  the night ^ny; shop. '.w'ajs^Uurglariscd."  It is no harm for n man to think  a woman is olde:- than shR soysj providing he doesn't tVilli cji lou*.  W  CIIIUDREN'S  FASHIONS.  Children's fashions do not dlffor  much from those of last season, sav������  in so f,ur ns different materials and  colors aro used. Tho very long-w*ist-  ed���������abnormally und absurdly long-  wnisted���������one-piece suits are worn by  both boys and girls of tender years.  Whito is the favorite color, and pique,  linen, llnnncl and muslin aro uliko  fashionable. Piquo frocks are trimmed with bands of embroidery, with  round collars of lace or. embroidery,  or have no trimming at all.  Roys wear the ovor-populor sailor  suits, which aro nuide ou exactly the  samo lines us heretofore. Thero is  thus only the ono pattern to use, nor  do the materials differ from thoso>  used heretofore. Flannel, serge, pique  duck pud galatea, the latter very serviceable, are all omployed.  Many mothers are in doubt as to  which is most "correct," long or-  short trousers, for boys. The long  ones are thought rather smarter a������d  aro worn on more ceremonious occasions, but the short ones are so comfortable to play in that the boys generally prefer them, and they aro equally fashionable. For wear over  theso suits, tho covert or roofer nre  about' in equal favor.  Tho loose sacquo coats for small  girls aro new this season and follow  closely upon the lines of those worn  by their elders. They arc mado in  lightweight material, trimmed with  braid, nnd look best over pleated  skirts. Frocks in lawn, muslin or  thin wash materials are made with a  ruffle headod with a band of insertion,  or with tucks and insertion, a full  waist with bishop sleeves; and a  cape collar of the muslin trimmed  with rows of embroidery. Hals aro-  lavishly trimmed' with flowers,  wreaths preferred, with bows of louis-  ine or liberty satin ribbon.  -   CORESTS FOR THIN GIRLS.  Thore is advice galore for the thin  girl who wants to look plump, but  all the beautifying specialists in tho  world combined enn't .cut off her  sharp angles so well a.s one good  corsolmalier.  Tho up-to-dnte corset for the too  slender maiden is a vision to delight  lho eye. Ils dainty flufiinoss is  enough to make hcr fat- sister envious; and, best of all, it does its business well'. ' .  The foundation of the slays is built  of the sheerest silk batiste and genuine ' whalebone. Across tho bust is a  scries of very tiny firJl pleated frills  edged,  in some cases,  with real lace.  The samo scheme is carried out  over the hips, only hero the frills are  veiled rather loosely witli plain'batiste, so that the skirts may fit with  that exquisite smoothness necessary  oven in this day of very.full skirts.  The effect of this corset on a thin  body is a glorious transformation.  She who has compared her figure to  a well made hn track need do ������o no  longer; for, with this bcfrillc'd stay,  she can .turn out well rounded lines.  And all it costs is from 58 up.  TAJAMAS.  It may be nows to man, bul woman lias adopted pajamas in earnest.  And why shouldn't she? This garment is not so graceful nor so bo-  coming as the night dress, but it is  far moro comfortable with one exception: in winter there are no comfortable folds in which to tuck the feet.  Tho most modish pajamas for summer wear are made of vory fine handkerchief lines/ The coat, trousers,  military collar and cufls are' finished'  with liund hemstitching and there is  no other embellishment except a finely  wrought monogram or crest on sleevo  or over the heart.  Other  expensive  pnjarnas  are made  of wnsli_ silk and nre trimmed with   stitchod bands in dainty colors.  . Both styles ure guile out of reach  for the woman with a small allowance, but for her'lh'cre are night-  pinuings galore of madras and ginghams built for all the world exactly  liko more man's, -  THE PARTING OF THE WAYS.  41  M  -rrraw*������ta'ffriitrr"'" ���������  ^-r^^mrcggg^  mm  warn &<?  ^������������������:������������x������������>.:������>'>������*>������:-:"X''������>������x������������>,>������!,,5',>  | Whose  | Photograph  f Was It?  i.  Stealthily Gla!>.}*s withdrew tho letter from her dress and unfolded ils  crumpled pages, and, with drawn  brows road it for the socond  time.  "Dorn* Gladys," it began in the old  familiar hnndwritli g���������"You nsk nio  what is keeping me here so long, and  1 can only answer in tho old strain���������  business, business, business. I ran  read between Uio lines of your Inst  letter thut you are not satisfied with  this explanation. I don't blame you,  Cor any man who would sacrifice tho  comforts and pleasures of London for  this wild mining-camp simply for  business must r-eom insane. I long  for the deal* old haunts and places of  amusement every day  and  night.  "I'm homesick���������terribly homesick���������  and I'm harrowed at times by a fear  that I might'never pet back again.  I supposo it is all foolishness, but  it takes hold of me at times so that  I can't cas-t it off. It is liko a horrible shadow pursuing me. I dream  of it ut night, and thuddcr at tho  thought of it in the daytime. Supposo something should come up to  keep mo away from you for ever I  Would you soon forget and forgive ?  "I have thought of thi.s lately because of a" strange experience with  a man whom I have learned to like.  Ho drifted to this mining-camp by  chance, and a similarity of tastes,  and dispositions brought us into intimate relationship. Hc hns been  unfortunate, and T pity him with all  my heart. His story cannot be told  within lho space of a few pages. Rut,  briefly, it is something like this :  c "When a young man he committed  a crime which caused his arrest ne  was sentenced to servo a term in  prison; but in the silent prison dnys  repentenco came, and ho determined  to live an upright life when he was  released.  "This seemed siniplo and easy  enough in imagination while in prison, but outside of the walls he found  his pathway hard and rugged. .The  taint of tho prison clung to him, and1  from one position to another be wns  forced through the discovery of his  convict past. Almost discouraged,  ho finally saved enough monoy vto  -enter business for himself in. a small  way in a provincial town. Ho pros-  pored, and in time fell in lovo with  an estimable young woman, who returned his affection. He did not feel  it his duty to inform his sweetheart  ol Iris past crime and imprisonment,  for "he feared it might separate them  for over.  "Then one day came the unfortunate incident which makes this story  ���������so heartrending to mo.- A-friend of  hin-iiancce was a relative of an .inspector at Scotland Yard, and lie  invited them to visit tho department's offices under his guidance.  They accepted the invitation, and together they went and examined the  diCcrorit 'relics of famous criminals  who had figured in crimes long sinco  forgotten. They were nearly rcady  to leave tho building when someo"e  sug~e>-ted that.tliey should vi-it the  Rogues' Gallery. The .hundreds ' of  photographs of well-known and less-  known rogues were cursorily examin-  -cd. Rut sudden.]}- they stood" transfixed before No. 099���������a small, inconspicuous photograph of n. young  man. My friend turned white, and  liis arm trembled with agitation.  ���������Before hlrn wns his own photograph,  and n/>t ono of tho company dared  loo!": et him. He could have denied it,  and they'would havo believed him.  - But he was too honest for that. In  cold, hard toiies he related all, telling them thut he had been a criminal, and. that the photograph was  thal'of'himself..-Thon/ as his sweetheart shrank, from hiin. he tu'rnod  and hurried from the building.  "Ho camo out here, and drifted  from ono mining camp t o another.  Ho is here now, in despair. T have  been trying to induce him to wrilo  to his fiancee, but ho will not. I  havo used nil my influence to per-  ���������suadc-hijii-'differontly;-buf-he is���������"relentless, und I am in despair myself.  What would yon do ? You are n woman, and can answer this question  better than I. Should ho return to  his fiancee and ask hor forgiveness?*'  The let<er closed abruptly, and  when Gladys dropped It Inlo hnr Irp"  tears stood in her eyes. Shr> was  unsatisfied. There had been no refcr-  ������i*.*u to their own lovo, and nh* wns  hungering for lt. Rut thon the unfortunate man who had so stroncly  appealed to hor lover's sympathy  should have her support nlso. Within a short timo slro was ready to  post, hor* reply, expressing her feeling  in these terms '���������  "Anv woman wilh a heart, and  soul would be only too glad to. re-  , ceivo back a lover under such cir-  cumslnnres. Has not his whole subsequent life atoned for- his early  sin ? If the woman ho was engaged  to rejected him for that early crime  she is, not worthy of Mm.  "I should like to see this man. If  he will not go back to his fiancee,  lot mo search for her, and 1 will  scud Irer lo him. I think I havo the  powers of persuasion to do this���������if  i,he is worthy.of him."  When, somo weeks later, another  lot!or was received from Alton it  contained less news of his reformed  friend, arrd more about himself; but  in a poslscrip ho suid :  "I nm not making much progress  wil.h my poor friend. He i.s ns downcast and morbid as over. I showed  him your letter, and lie wus more  than grateful to yon. I feel that  ���������my falo is wrapped up In his, that 1  cannot return  until ho does.  "Then Gladys, yorr would roceivo  hack a criminal who had reformed,  mid iKTopl. him hs your lover? ]Jo  you Know what \t all means ? Now,  answer Hint qtiMtlon honestly, und  consider il well beforehand. If houic  dny the tosl. should lie put to you,  would you shrink from  it V"  Thin questioning uf love and    faith  liiu.-el.llud Glad,*..**,   f.ihc pui down th������������  Jel.lor, wllh u Utile Indignation ninn  11 ing her brows.  "He has no right," she murmured.  *t.rrt therr hor bro>" cleared, and she  took a pan and paner, and \vrotP :  ������������������1'u.s, dear, I we"Ul receive you  buck if you wero Hrm criminal, nad  not yi-'.r friend."  II.  Tt liad been four months vlnco Alton had left hor side to go to settle  about some mining property left  him by a decasod uncle. His hurried departure had left littlo time  for explanations, and lately hor  friends had remarked on tiro absonco  of her lover and his queer mission  Under thero constant queries and innuendoes Gladys felt piqued to tho  point of despair. She brooded over  tho matter until" suddenly a now  resolve entered her mind.  When her father returned horn"  that afternoon ho was confronted by  his pretty daughter with tho remark :  ������������������Father, I want to visit Scotland  Yard lo-morrow. Will you get a  permit ?"  "What now? What now ?" exclaimed her father. "Studying practical  criminology ?"  Gladys smiled indifferently, but she  carried her point. Sho was anxious  to study the photograph of No. 999  in the Rogues* Gallo y. What it  would reveal to her she did not  know. Thoro was only a strong desire to seo what manner of man it  was who had weaned her lover's  sympathies  and  do lies "from hor.  Tro de.-.Ired permit was soon obtained, and next day she found herself inspecting the photographs in  the Rogues' Gallery.  Thoro was something gruesome  about the portraits which eri/ed upon Gladys with a horrible grip, and  made hor fjint and weak; but sho  steadied herself with nn effort until  hor guide halted beforo the picture  of a famous crimb al.  "This," ho was saying,      "is     rhe-  photograph   of  Charley  W ,      the  famous bank-robbor*. Ho is marked  hero No. 998, and ovory detective in  lho lund knows that- number "  GladyB hardly hoard tho thrilling  recital of tt.o life of the bank rubber, but sho was thankful for tt. It  gave hcr timo to think and romposn  he self. Next one to 998" was 999.  Sho was gazing wnAcringly into the  eyes of tho- photograph, and they  seemed to slare back at her with  strange, uncanny power.  The face before her was younger  and less vfbrmed than that of , her  lover; but the eyes and expression  were the same. There was an  accountable weakness ' about  mouth and chin which she had never  noticed beforo. That had probably  gono wilh.the change in his life; it  had disappeared witli tho temptation  of  sin.  Gladys slowly recovered her com-  pot>uio, and she stood fascinated by  the photograph, scarcely hooding or  hearing hor guide.  "Shall we move on ?" ho asked finally.  Gladys roused herself as from a  droaiii, and answered  "Yes."  Outt-irie,- in the fiesh nir, sho  breathed eaf-ier,  and murmured '  "I see it. all now. Poor Harold I  Ho co-ild not trust mo.   Ho thought  I  worrld "  There was a telegraph office acrors  the street. Wilh a sudden resolve  she entered it, and hastily scribbled  a telegram :  "Come to mo at once. Have scon  photograph of 999 in tho ga'llory.���������  Gladys."  Whon hor father asked about her*1  strange vi-it to the Roguesj Gallery  Gladys talked rapidly about No. 99S  rehearsing what she cor.ld remember  of the details of the life ot tho bank  robber.  "Somo day you will turn criminal  reformer," said her father.  "And why not ?" asked Gladys.  "Not too fast,     lilllo girl.        Reforming criminals  is  all  right,     but  it is better left to older poople."  Gladys had turned suddenly pale.  "But if ho Had already reformed,"  sho asked,  "would that mako a   di-  forence ?" :  Hor mother shook her head.  " "Don't talk  of it.   Harold     would  disown you  if you suggested such a  thing."  "Nevertheless, if I loved l*m I'd  marry  him,"  was    Glady's    parting  shotv   "It was a Palo, careworn little  face that watched the arrival of a  cab three weeks later as it drew up  in front of tho house. Gladys was  suro of his coming: sho did not  doubt onco that ho would fall  her.  With tremulous heart sho faltered  when his step sounded on the stairs;  then uhe had no fear or dread. His  faco was beaming with lovo and anxiety. Sho heard his voico���������quiet,  restful, vibrant.  "And you thought it was I, Gladys  dear," ho was saying softly. "I  don't wonder���������ho looked liko ma���������we  woro brothers. At tho trial I was  often mistaken for him.  "Rut now, thnnk Heaven I my  poor brother Arthur will have some  peace and happiness," ho continued,  not noticing the light in the brown  eves- "His"fiancee was true to him;  she found him, and has token him  back."  Sho gave a. little cry of happiness.  Harold looked down admiringly into  her far e as ho added :  "And you thought I was tho reformed criminal, Gladys, 'and you  wero ready to come to me if I didn't  como lo you ? I I'now now the  depth of your love.''.  ; 1 .  A GENTLE HINT.  "Arabella," said old Rillyur.s, as  ho finished his dinner, "I am going  to ask you to do me a favor. I  want you to give your young man,  Mr.���������Mr. Whatshisnun-.e���������a message  from me."  Ariibollu blushed and looked down  nl her plate.  "Tell hiin," tho blufl old millionaire went on. "that I don't object  to his staying hero arrd running up  my gas bills, brrt that I do object  lo" his carrying tho niorning paper  away  with  him  when  ho leaves."  Alter that Mr. Willington went  homo  earlier.    .   -f   THE STiNDAUD OIL TRUST  .TOHN       D.        BOCKEKEIXE-R'S  GREAT ORGANIZATION..  How the Independent Concerns Are  Beaten Out of the  Keid.  To know every detail of the oil  trade, to bo able to roach at any moment to its remotest point, to control  oven its weakest factor���������this was  Mr. John D. Rockefellor's ideal of  doing business. It seemed to bc an  intellectual necessity for him to bo  nblo to direct tho course of any particular gallon of oil from tho moment it gushed from the earth until  it went into tho lnnip of a housewife.  Thoro must bo nothing���������nothing in  his groat machine hc did not know  to bo working right. It was to complete this ideal, to satisfy this necessity, that ho undertook, some timo  in tho lato seventies, to organize the  oil markets of th.0 world, as he had  already organized oil refining and  oil transporting.  WORLD FOR. A FIELD.  When Mr. Rockefeller began to  gather the oil markets into his hands  ho had a task wnoso field was literally the world, for; already, in 1871,  the year before ho first appeared as  an important factor in the oil trade,  refined oil wns going into every civilized country of the globe. Of the 5,-  500,000 barrels of crude oil produced  that year the world used 5,000,000,  over 3,500,000 of which went to  foreign lands. This was the market  which had been built up in tho first  ton years of business by the men who  were developing the trade, and this  was the market, still further developed, of course, that Mr. Rockefeller Inherited when he succeeded in corralling the refining and transporting of  oil. It was this market he proceeded to organize. His work in-the  United States is naturally what "interests us chiefly, as it is hero tho  organization is most perfect, and tho  competition can be traced in reliable  documents.  WELL-LAID PLANS.  The peocess of organization    soems  to have been natural and highly   intelligent.     Tho entire  country      was  buying refined      oil for- illumination.  Many refiners-had     their own agents  out looking for markets,  others sold  to wholesale dealers, or jobbers, who  un" | placed  trade with  local dealers, usu-  tlie I ally grocers     Mr.  Rockefeller's busi  ness was to replace agents and jobbers by his own employes. The United States was mapped out and agents  appoiotod over these great divisions.  To those who know anything of the  way in which Mr. Rockefeller does  business it. will go without saying  that,   this       marketing     department  Company, an independent concorn in  Philadelphia, employed a man by the  name of Buckley. This man was  discharged and" in September of that  year he went into the employ of tho  leading Standard refinery of Phila-  del 'hia, a concern known as tho at-  lantic Refining Company. According  to tho affidavit made by this man  Buckley the managers of the Standard concern some time in February,  1893, engaged him in conversation  about affairs of his late employer.  They said that if thoy could* only  find out the names of the persons to  whom their rival sold, and for what  prices, thoy could soon run him out  of business! And they asked Buckley'  if ho could not got the information  for them. After somo discussion one  if tho Standard managers said:  "What's tho matter with the nigger?" alluding to a colored boy in  tho employment of the Lewis Emory  concern. Buckley told them that he  would try him. "You can tell the  nigger," said one of the men, "that  ho needn't be afraid, because if ho  loses his position there's a position  hero for him."  BOUGHT UP-EMPLOYE.  Buckley saw tlio negro and made  a proposition to him, The boy  agreed to furnish.'the .information for  a price. "Starting from February,  1893," says 1 Mr. Buckley, "and lasting us to about August, of the same  year, this boy furnished me periodically with tho daily shipments of Lhe  Lewis Emory concern, which I took  and handed personally sometimes to  one and sometimes to the other manager. Thoy took copies of them, and  usually returned tho originals." The  negro also brought what is known as  the price book to Buckley and a complete copy of this was made by tho  Standard managers. "In short,"  says Mr. Buckley in his affidavit, "I  obtained from the negro all the inside  facts concerning tho Lewis Emery Oil  Company's business, and I furnished  them all to the Standard managers."  In return for this information the  negro lad was paid various sums,  amounting in all to about ?90. Buckley says that thoy were charged upon  the Standard books to "Special Expenses." The transaction w.as ended  by the discharge of tho colored boy  by tho Louis Emery concern.  GETS NO REWARD.  The. denouncement of this case- is  tragic enough. The concern was finally driven out of business by these  and similar tactics, so Mr. Emery and  his partner both- affirm. Tho negro  was never taken into the Atlantic  Refinery, and Buckley soon after lost  his position. A man who shows himself traitorous, lying, thieving, oven  for the "good of the oil business,',' is  never kept long in tho employment  of tho" Standard Oil Company.    It is  conducted with the greatest efficiency ! notorious in the oil regions that 'the  and economy. Its aim is to mako People who "sell" to the Standard  every local station as nearly   perfect  A   successful  man  is  one  who    sue-  reeds in making others think ns well j the  writer's  disposition,  of him as ho thinks of himself.  in its service as can be." The buyer  must receive his oil promptly, in  good condition, and of the grade he  desires. If a customer complains the  case will receive prompt attention,  and the cause will be found out and  corrected. Ho will not only roceivo  oil; he can have "proper lamps and  wicks and burners and directions  about using them. .    . '  "BELONGS TO US."  But Standard Oil agents are not  sent into territory simply to sell all  the oil they can by efficient service  and aggressive pushing; thoy are sont  there to see all the oil that is bought.  "Tho coal oil business belongs to  us," is Mr. Rockefeller's motto, and  from tho beginning of his campaign  in the market his agents have accepted and acted on that principle.-  The American -Oil works, it seems,  were in 1894 shipping an oil called  "Sunlight" in barrels to South Bend,  Wash. This was tho territory of  the Standard , "agents at. Portland,  Ore., one of whom wrote to a South  Bend* dealer when ho.heard of the intrusion: "Wo' will stato for your information that never a drop of oil  has reached South .Bend of better  quality than what we havo always  shipped into that territory. They  can call it 'sunlight,' 'moonlight,' or  starlight,' it makes no difference.  You can rest aBsured*"if"an6th"er~car-  load of 'sunlight' arrives at your  place it will be sold very cheap. IVp  do not propose to allow another carload to come Into that territory unless it comes .and is put on the market at one-hnlf its actual cost. You  can convoy this idea to tho young  man who imported the carload of  'sunlight' oil."  ONLY A JOKE.  When Mr. John D. Archbold, of the  Standard Oil Company, had his attention called to this lettor by Professor Jsnks, of the Industrial Commission, Mr. Archbold characterized  tho letter as "a foolish statement by  a foolish and unwise man," and  promised to investigate it. Later ho  presented the commission with an explanation from the superior of tho  ngent, who declared that the writer  of tho letter did not havo any authority to say that oil would be  sold on the basis mentioned. "The  letter," he continued, "was intended  to be written in a jocular manner to  deny a claim that he was selling oil  inferior in quality to .that sold by  others." It is-hard for the' mere  outsider to catch the jocularity of  the letter, and it must have been  much more difficult for the dealer who  received it  to appreciate it.  GOING A LITTLE FAR.  Thc system resrrlts every now and  then, naturally enough, in flagrant  cases of bribing employes of the independents themselves. Where the  freight oflice does not yield the information tho rival's own office may,  nnd certainly if it is legitimate to  got it from one place it is from the  other. It is not an unusual thing for  independent refiners to discharge a  innn whom they have reason to "���������believe gives confidential information to  the Standard. An outrageous case  of this, which occurred some ten  ycats ago-is .contained in an affidavit  which  has  been  recently  put      at  It  seciiis  are never given responsible positions.  They may bo shifted around t*o do  "dirty work," as the " oil regions  phrase goes, but .they are p'ariahs in  the concern. Mr." Rockefeller knows  as well as any man ever did the vital  necessity of honesty in an organization, and the Buckleys and negroes  who bring "the secret "intelligence  never get anything but money and  contempt  for their pains.  For the general public, absorbed  chiefly in the question, "how does all  this effect what we aro paying for  oil?" the chief point of interest in  the marketing contests is that,-aftor  they are over, tho p'rico of oil always  goes back with a jerk to tho point  whero it was when Hie cutting began,  and not infrequently" it goes higher���������  the public pays.���������McCluro Magazine.  RUSSIA'S MD!-TRIALS  CZAR'S    ARMY     IS      PROVING  DIFFICULT TO HANDLE.  Deserters    Shot    Without Mercy ���������  Conscription 13 Considered  a Gurse.  Letters received b.v Russian Jews  in New York from correspondents iu  Wiina and olher places in Russian  Poland, show that Russia i.s having  unprecedented'trouble with its army  at home, us well as that which tho  littlo Jnps arc causing it in tho far  cast. Never beforo. Buy iheso correspondents, have desertions from tho  ranks been roported in such numbers,  and never have tho military authorities used such stringent measures to  repress dessert ions und to punish de-  dcrters when caught. The Jewish  soldiers form tho majority of theso  deserters. Only a few days ngo a  Jewish,deserter was shot in the presence of tho garrison in Wilna, after  having been brought back from the  frontier when ho wns almost on Gorman soil. Wilna is ono of the big  military depots of Russia. To Wilna  aro. annually sent many thousand of  recruits to be drilled nnd from henco  tho new soldiers are sent to various  regiments all oyer the empire and into the regions where Russia is lighting. And Russia is, liko England,  always lighting. The big war in tho  far easl overshadows all the other  troubles of tho bear, but thero is  scarcely ever a timo wncu thero is  not a minor war or two'* being prosecuted by Russia somewhere along the  extent of  HER EASTERN BORDERS.  Wliile it is true that the Jews in  Russia aro coming forward with men  and money to help tlieir country in  this the hour of its need, it is none  tho less the fact that the moss of  the Russian Jews regard the enforced  conscription of young Jews into the  army as one of the greatest curses  inflicted upon tl'cm by a despotic  government. When so littlo is given  them in the way ot civic rights and  evon civic justice, it seems lo them  high-handed despotism to requiro  thoir young men to "givo up their  limo and labor in peace, and their  time and thoir blood in war, for the  country that gives them so littlo in  return.. The day of "Prisivc," or  anual conscription day, in which Lho  young Jews are gathered together  and taken to the military depots is a  day of weeping and lamentation in  tho Ghettos of Russia. On this day  military officer.*! open conscription  headquarters    in every town and vil-  twolve soldiers wero ordered into the  firing narty, and whilo they were  loading their guns tho regimental  bunds wero playing. The condemned  man Was placed against a blank  wall, pinioned, and while tho bands  wero still playing the order to firo  was given  and he was  shot down.  "Cursed bo the country that so  treats us! O God, I shall never forget the Bcene. I cannot remain in  such a land."  Which seems to hint at another desertion, in spite of tho object lesson  tho writer received.  IflTELLIGfEBOE OF FISHES  HOLT FLAGS OF EUSSIA  RUSSIANS      TAKE      THEM  THE BATTLEFIELD.  TO  WISDOM  OF TEE  LOWER  ANIMALS.  SEA  Interesting     Examples ��������� Feeding  Captive Fish���������Migrate Like  Birds.  In the New Yark Aquarium tlio  other day, L. B. Spencer, ono of the  best, known of the attendants, was  discussing the remarkable intelligence  exhibited by fish. -.  "Tho moro I know about fishes,"  said Mr. Spencer, "and tho longer I  study them, the more respect I havo  for thorn. They-know a great deal  moro than you'd have any idea they  do.  "I made this remark to a friend of  mine not long ngo and he said: "Oh,  nol You mean, don't you, that the  moro you know about human nattrre  the more respect you have for fishes?"  "But what I mean was that there is  a remarkable amount of intelligence  in fishes, even in the lowest orders of ,  sea lifo, in soa-anemoucs and corals,  for cxnmplc���������you seo specimens of  them in tho balanced aquaria over  thero. Tt is the same intelligence  only dfTcring in degree, as we find in  higher animals, each order of life  having that degree adapted to its  special needs:.  "Now look at these sea-anemones.  TKcy aro taken from the ocean, no  mnttor where, placed in the aquarium  and fed by hand���������in other words,  artificially. In a slate ot captivity they must rely for their food upon man, who passes down to thorn a  bit of clam or oyster on the point of  a stick. When the food is lirst offered to tlrem in this unusual way the  anemones show fear, for in their natural habitat they are not accustomed  to dead objects; to them this combination    of stick   and    dead clam  Eritish    Troops   in Soutli    Africa  Left Their Battlefiags  at  Home.  Among the many old-fashior.ed customs still in vogue in Russia is thnt  of tarrying flags on thc battlefield,  and tho standard presented by tho -  Czar t!:o other day to the Siberian  Rifles will to defended to the lust by  tho bravest  cf thc regiment.  The Hags carried by. the various ro-  giments of the Rus^inn Army nro  gorgeous -'affairs, richly decorated  wilh embroidery, each bearing a picture of the patron saint of the particular territorial district of tha  corps. Those flags arc regarded as  doubly sacred by tho Russian r-old-  lers, inasmuch a.s ihey not only  form a rallying point, but ever hold  before their eyes a symbol of tho  religion of the country. And tho  Russian peasant solcior is deeply religious.  SURVIVAL OF OTHER DAYS.  Nowadays, however, the carrying  of a standard or colors in warfare is  an anachronism. It is the survival  of ancient days, when men fought  with the sword. The battla flag was  then thc signal by which an army  advanced, held its ground, or retired. Modern fircuiiis have made tlre-  uso of colors rmpossible in tho field,  for they would only act as a drawback' to rapid skirmishing, and,  moreover, would provide a prominent mark on which the enemy could  range his artillery.  Rut that is nothing to thc Russian military authorities, who still  depend on tho sheer weight and  numbers of thoir men to bear down  the enemy. If oire battalion is shot  down, what mailers lt ? Thero aro  many more to follow thn piicst-  blcst flag.  Tho batllo flag originated in the  Middle Ages. Although before that  timo drapery was uted to docorato  military standards of various metals  it was not until the prarticc of heraldry had ' attained definite niomcn-  claturo that anj thing appeared in  the shape of a flag in Uie modern  sense.  SOME FAMOUS STANDARDS.  "At tho Battle of the Standard in  1138, the English standard was an  imposing structure. Jt was formed  of thu mast of a ship, on the top of  which was a silver pyx, together  with  three  sacred  banners  de-licated  lage.    In the biggest towns there aro   of the    stick upon  tho tenacles does  nnnivinni.nf      ntinv) nfQ "ftWrnfir      tin. 11 nf      ��������������������� r\+      TV^nWrn     + lii-tiYt TT* 1 Ml H Prtl.IT      o*nr*\      fl flSi>.   '  [that in 1892 tho Jjjwla Emory      Oil  THE BISHOP'S TRUNK.  Tho    Bishop     of Oxford  originated  this very ingenious riddle:  I have a trunk (body)*"  It has two lids (eye-lids).  And two caps (knee-caps).-  Two    musical    instruments     (vocal  chords).  Two established measures  (foet).  A great number of articles -we cannot do without (nails).  I always have about me two    good  fish (solos),  ���������A-great-number���������of-small-shellfish  (muscles).  Two lofty trees (palms).  Somo fine flowers (tulips).  Two     playful      domestic    animals  (calves).  A great number of small wild   animals (hares).  A  great  number  of  whips  without  handles (lashes).  Some weapons of warfare (arms).  A number of weathercocks  (vanes).  A political meeting on the vergo of  decision,(ayes and noes).  Two students (pupils).  A    number    of" Spanish   grandees  (tendons).  A big wooden box  (cliest).  Two fine buildings (temples).  Product of camphor trees  (gums).  A piece of English money  (crown).  An article used by artists (palette).  A boat used in racing (scull).  A"'means of crossing a river (bridge  of nose).  A pail of blades without handles  (scapulas).  Twelfth letter of tlie alphabet finished with bows  (L-bnws).  Instruments used in cl'urcli music  (organs).   ���������   OPINIONS  CHANGE.  First Baby.  Fond Young Mother (to proud  young father) :���������-"Albert, dear, did  you; hear the sweet, precious darling  cry "his: little eyes out last night ?"  Proud Young Father :���������"I thought  I heard bur angel twitter."  Second Baby.-     .-".."'..���������  i Sho :���������"Albert,        you        unfeeling  wretch !  To hear that child screeching all night and never offer to take  him I"  He -.���������"Let the little demon howl!"  It's worth thinking about that a  man's dream of an ideal state never  gets nearer to a woman than a boat,  a pipe, and a lishllne.  permanent quarters. . Every son of  Israel���������and every Gentile young man  ���������is registered, and wh'en he nrrivos  at the age of twenty-one he must pro-  sent himself on tho "Prisivo" day before tbe military officers. Peasants  as well as Jews dread this day; but  the peasants console themselves with  vodka, and, very often with a little  Jew-baiting that takes off the edge  olT their own troubles. Many a pogrom has,started on a day of "Prisivo."        ' -    -  Outside of the building wherein lh>  military officers roceivo and examine  lho young men there aro extraordinary scenes. Tlio parents and grandparents and friends and sweethearts  of the young men gather to await  the result of tho medical examination,  UPON WHICH ALI.. DEPENDS.  Only physical disability will save tho  young conscript from the army, and  serious physical disability at that.  And thero have been cases- Jjnown  where young Jewish conscripts havo  starved themselves into a decline bo-  for'i the "day of "Prisivc," or have  counterfeited illness in order to escape  conscription.  For tho young Jew goes inlo the  army without illusions. Tho older  and orthodox and more conservative  of his race support and encourage the  enlisting of Jews���������especially in this  crisis���������with the idea that in doing so  the Russian will be taught that the  Jew is a p.atriolic subject, one who  has the lovo of country at heart, one  who should bo given, afler showing  ho deserves it, full civic justice.   But  tho���������young-inen-ari! .scept ical.'_ .They:  know the fate of others who have  gone into tho army. No preference or  advancement���������except ho cliangos his  religion and renounces his race. When  ho returns from his service he must  retreat into the over-purrowlng palo.  Uo cannot live in the larger and prosperous cities. And tliere have been  many cases recorded of Jewish, soldiers returning from the army: only  to find their old homes gono nrrd that  tho narrowing palo of restriction has  sent his family and his friends to  strangu placed.  *Tt in not to bo wondered then, say  the letters from -Russia-thai are printed in t*io Yiddish newspaper. The  Forward, tliat Jewish soldiers are  deserting from tlie army even at this  time when so many  JEWS  ARE  GIVING   MONEY  to the war fund, and are volunteering  for service as physicians and ns  nurses.  "Hero in Wilnn," says one of these  letter.'?, "soldiers are running away  hound to America. Tlrey disguise  themselves and steal ncrttns the frontier inlo Germany, . after obtaining  friends. - Many of the Jcwiah deserters aro helped, by their families, who.  hi some cases, even leave tho country wilh their sons, rather than havo  them go to war. Bitter feelings of  hostility between Chr-istiun and Jewish soldiers are beLi'tiyod in frequent  squabbles in the barracks here'." One  letter from JCovno describes the  shooting of a Jewish deserter. The  letter was from a srildior. "J have  witnessed a scenn'," he: writes, "which  T shall novor forget. A Je-.vi.vlii soldier caught on the frontier while trying to escape was brought here.- Tin  was taken into tlie barracks yard,  and nil the soldiers of the sU'lion  wen: called out; There were about  two thousand drawn up. Speeches  ween made lo the. soldiers by. the  commanding., officers, reciting the lesson thev wished-thc'soldiers lo draw  is j lo St. I'eter, St. John of Beverley,  truly alarming. But thoy "soon get and St. Wilfrid of Ripon. The stan-  used to it.      After a little the touch | d-ard was so large and  heavy that it  had-to be moved about on a wheeled  vehicle. The ancient Persians boro  an eagle fixed to the end of a lance.  The sun, their divinity, was nlso represented upon their standards,  whirrh consequently were guarded  with the 'greatest jealousy by tho  bravest men. The standards of.tlie  North Amc* icon Indians, on tho  other hand, were simply poles fledged  wilh feathers.  CUSTOMS AS TO COLORS.'  In timo of war the colors of the  B i'.ish regiments���������thc engineers and  artillery have none��������� are consigned  for safe keeping in the town halls of  the various tenitori!-.! depots, but in  time of peace they take a prominent  part in ceremonial parades. Tho  colors have no sacred devices on  them. They are simply thc King's  color���������a Union Jack with tho number of the regiment thereon��������� nnd tho  regimental color, decorated v,ith tho  names of the battles in which tiro 1 regiment has taken part. Talking of  colors, one regiment, tho Highland  Light Infantry, is the only British  corps with three flags.  Long beforo the time when Saga  were carried to battle, the bannerettes, pennons, or standards wero  used for military purposes In camps,  particularly in pointing out the tents  of the headquarteis staff, and the  various lines and di\ifions of tho  encampment. To the present day a  flag flies beforo lho font door of tho  commander-in-chief, and the custom  of carrying this flag, tn preference to  the standard of older limas, ������a.s but  a stop in the evolution of the present day regimental colors.  not mak.e them    withdraw end close  up tho flower-like month.   That touch  now  means food    and    the    anemone  reaches out eagerly toward it."  'feeding OF FISHES.  "The movements and actions of tho  lower orders of life are , mainly a  matter of food. .Animals take great  risks at the promptings of hunger.  So will men, for that matter, as I  know from my experience in tho 'civil  war.  In regard to their feeding, wo observe many interesting things about  fisher*. Take the unlmon family, for  example. Thoy generally are fed with  live killios. Whon some of those arc  thrown into the tank the salmon at  onco dart after them. The first move  tho killie makes for saft-ty i.s to swim  up to tho top of tho tank, where he  hugs the back wall as closo as he can.  Presently Mr. Salmon spies him there  and makes ready for a drive. But before ho roaches the wall ho stops, and  you can imagine him saying to himself: 'I've run into that wall before  and hurt my snout, and you can bet  your life I'm not going to do it  again."  "On thc sido tlio kiilies show a  good deal of sense. They will jump  out of harm's way 0:1 top of tho  wire strainer at the back of tlie tank  and stay there, half a dozen of them,  tall to snout, as closo as thev can  get. wilh never n Cop for perhaps 1  half an hour.  MIGRATORY FISH.  Mi;. Dc. Nyse, who looks after tho  "salt- water-flsli_ln_tllo~aquarium��������� says  thore is a striding analogy between  tho movements of fish ������'n the ocean  and thoso ot birds on land.  "Migratory fish," hc sr}ys, "como  north in the spring in great shoals.  After arriving hero thoy pair off and  scatter about in bays, creeps and  estuaries, where thoy stay during tho  breeding neasori. Wh?n the fall approaches llioy osflsmble again aad  move southward in large shoals, just  ns they camo. When mjgrating, birds  usually fly high, coming lower when  it blows hard. In calm weather migrating..fish'., swim near tlio surface,  but when it is rough and stormy they  swim deeper."  ELECTRIC  WA3FAB.E.  Tho Many Uses  to Which Electricity is Now Put.  ORIGIN OF HAIL.  Why It Usually Occurs in the Summer Time.  Soft hail consists of minute snowballs, and true hail, or hard pellets  of ice, of alternate concentric layers  of ice and snow, varying in size from  peas to dangerous stones of several  pounds' weight.  An interesting instance of the rapid  extension of tho use of electricity is  furnished by its use in warfare. A  few years ago electric light was introduced to add to tho comfort of the  garrisons und to provide better illumination of tho works. Electric  fans havo been put iu lo ma!.** tho  living quarters more comfortable iu  hot weather, and olectric motors have  been adopted for training thc guns, a  class of work for whicli they are particularly well adapted. Searchlights  have been installed, enabling a fortification to sweep the sea nt    night.  The various posts of the fortresn  aro connected together by telephone,  so that the commandant is in touch  at all times with the entire garrison,  and can instantly transmit orders to  any point. The fortifictlions along  the coast arc linked by telephone and  telegraph, so that, on thc appearance  of the enemy at any point, all the  fortifications would be informed of it.  I    Submarine-mines       arc      controlled  Ferroln theory  is  generally accept-  electrically;  and even the guns     mav  cd.    Hail, ho says,  is owing   lo    the , bo f.ro<j bv"this.means bv nn officer at  presence    of a    tgrnado.  which   ncodjsome   dis*tant    point.    " By means of  from    the   fate    of    their comrade., rents exist  not actually resell the oarth. Tho  lower part of tha rotating column is  a region of cloud and rain, the upper  part is snow. Raindrops, suspended  for a lime in the snowy region. .' are  frozen, and if thrown beyond tho influence, of the in-current they fall to  tho ground as soft hail. Should they  be carried into the vortex they ascend  through tl-o rainy region, are coated  with moisture, mount to Urn colder  region where ico is formed, and finally fall to the earth.  This theory satisfactorily accounts  for hailstorms occurring chiefly in  summer, as il is only in hot weather  that, these  powerful    fiscending  wireless telegraphy a fortification can  bo kept in touch with tho scouting  vessels, ond would be informed of ths  approach of the enemy long beforo  he is visible from the coast. Electricity lights tho range-finder Ftation������;  and cleclric-clock circuits furnish accurate time to all pans of Uie fortifications.'.  -: ������������������-J   /.I  His Wife :���������"Why don't you go to  the doctor and find out ju:,t what  you ought to eat and what you  ought      to        avoid ?" "Oh.      I  know     ajl .   that     now.      I    ought  cur-j to "cat  everything I  don't like    and  avoid every tiling I do.'i '&*fe^M&^ 4%_  ,**^,*^*!f,*g*������*.*'M.*������."i>V������ ������y.  tfi* '/ftp ���������%-? -^ ^ ?m\- ^  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  BARGAIN FACTS       ITEMS OF INTEREST.       QUIOK SELLING PRICES  Blouse an " "a "  Wc  arc   offering SPECIAL PRICES on TWO HUNDRED NEW  very   latest   Spring   Goods.    Every    Lady   should   see   these   goods  THIS SEASON'S BLOUSES AND   SHIRTWAISTS, the  hefore   buying elsewhere.    Get Ready for thc Hot Weather.  *#������  Ladies' Underwear  And Costumes nt Reduced Prices.  Made-Up Dresses  For Children in White  20 per cent, discount.  und   Colored   at  Robes and Cloaks  For Babies at 20 per cont. discount.  Colored Muslin  AND ORGANDIES.  50c   and   40c.     Now   20c.  Dress Goods  AT OUT PRICKS  Kvery piece of CttlaivH Dress Goods  reduced in price. Some .at less than wholesale prices. Our Sale prices includes this  season's new goods in Voiles, Venetians,  Tweeds, Homespun, Serges, Lustres and all  other lines..  Regular Priee-  Per Yard.  Regular Price-  yard.  -20e. and loe.    Now Sc. per  Boots and Shoes  AVe have the well known American Shoe  for Men.���������THE HARLOW SHOE CO.       *  In Canadian Shoes���������THIS TWENTIETH  CFNTURY BRAND.  In Ladies' and Children's Shoes ve have  t full range of sizes, new and up-to-date.  Men's Furnishings  We have one of the largest and most  complete Men's Furnishing .Departments irr  the city, full of new nnd up-to-date Spring  Goods at lowast prices.  HATS, TIES, SUSPENDERS, GLOVES,  HOSIERY in all the best makes.  COLORED SHIRTS, WHITE' SHIRTS.  Soft and Stiff Fronts���������the newest Spring  designs���������none better.  BOYS' COLORED SHIRTS���������In stripes  and checks with Collar.  Black Sateen Shirts with Collar.  White and Colored without Collars.  Boys' Balbriggan Underwear���������a full rang  of sixes.  Men's Furnishings  SUITS AND UNDERYVKAR  "MEN'S UNDERWEAR���������Our stock certainly is good. Natural Wool, Cashmere  Balbriggan. .Black U-illiriggan, fast colors.  Prices $1.00 per Suit up.  MEN'S 11EADY-TO-AVEAR SUITS AND  ODD PANTS���������Just opened up 50 Suits  from one of the best manufacturers.  These Suits were bought l.-.te in the Season  at a price. . We are offering some way  below regular prices.  BOY'S SUITS���������In Youths' three-piece  Suits���������Nick Suits, Wash Suits, Odd Coats  and Pants for the hot weather. In looking  through these lines you will find just the  goods you want for the little folks.  THE MARSHALL SANITARY, MATTRESS.  PAT, SEPT., 1000.  R. HOWSON & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS.  AGENTS  FOR   THE   " OSTERMOOR"   MATTRESS  ��������� IMMMKMmMIIKllI  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  SALE Of FURNITURE  Wo have a large number ofliircs which wc want lo reduce. We will give  you a good discount oir any of them.    We. are, going to inake our Showrooms  considerably larger and we will give yorr all kinds of tempting oilers   to   help  ' us reduce our stock in order that we  may  carry out  our alterations.' ASK  1'OR DISCOUNT.  Cabinet Making:  Upholstoriner  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE STORE  Picture Framing-.  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyi  imt  A   Big  ���������GOODS  Change in Our Business  MUST BE SOLD.  is to be made  :0k  Wm^w^0mm  %$fei  ^'rW^rr^  NHNfM  ty  *a*******������****************  a ���������  HOUSE  CLEANING  If you are going to Taper  the House lliis Spring put  on the Newest and Prettiest  Patterns.  CANADA DRUG  & BOOK COMPANY.  See Our Sample Book.  a*************************  ���������Dancing at conclusion of "Strife"'  entertainment, Pridav evening. Music  hy K. I. B. Orchestral  Mrs. R. Ilylaird and Miss Atkinson  left on Wednesday to spend the suni-  iirer at the coast.  BORN.  'Perky���������On June 17th, at Revelstoke,  to Mr. and Mrs. Terry, a son.  Haute���������On June 23rd, to Mr. and  Mrs. C. A. Harte. a daughter.  Fraser���������On June 2tith, at Revelstoke,  to Mr. and Mrs. John Praser. a,  daughter.  Married  Crawfohd-Ladxer���������At Vancouver.  June 21st, by Rev. A. E. Hethering-  ton. assisted bv the bride's father,  Rev. Chas. Ladner, Mr. M. F. Crawford. C.P.R. engineer to Miss Ethel  Ladner.  Foster-Stewart���������At Salmon Ann,  on June 25th. by Rev. C. A. Pro  cunier. Mr. W. W. Foster, of Revelstoke, to Miss Olive Stewart, of  Calgary.  G L-EAZER-MeDoNALD���������At-the-^Manse  on June.25th, by Rev. W. C. Calder.  Percv James Gleaner to Sarah McDonald, both of Ymir, IJ. C.  Pmumer-Wildk���������At the Manse, on  June 27th. bv Hev. W. C. Calder,  Albert William Palmer to Elizabeth  Catherine Wilde, both of Banlf, Alta.  Foley-Hamilto.v���������At St. Patrick's  church, McCnul street, on Tuesday  morning. June 21st, lW'l. Mr. J. .1.  Foley, late of Arrowhead, B. C-,  was united in marriage In- Rev. Father Urban, C.S.S.R., to Miss Agnes  Hamilton. 2.V* College street.���������Toronto Mail-Empire.  LOCALISMS  ���������������������������Strife" at the Opera House, Friday  evening.  ���������Be loyal, decorate your home, flags,  .flags. Hags, at C. B. Hume & Co.  E. A. Bradley left on Tuesday  morning on a business visit to Pitts  burg and Buffalo.  ���������Go to C. B. Hume <fc Co. for harness  and harness parts. A good stock  always on hand.  Don't put all your money on the  lioi-ses, save some of it for the football  Iroys, they're winners.  ���������Buy a Heintzman piano and you  will never regret it. R. Howson fc  Co. are agents.  T. W. Bradshaw, C.P.R. agent and  Mrs. Bradshaw and family, are on a  visit to the Coast cities.  ���������Brussels Carpets, Tapestry Squares,  Japanese Matting, Rugs, Mats, etc.,  at R. Howson & Co.'s 1* urniture store.  E. J. Woodward and Mrs. Woodward, formerlv of Ferguson, are  spending a few days at Halcyon Hot  Springs.  ���������Won't forget we lrave all sorts of  fruit, eating and preserving at C. II.  Hume <fc Oo.  Football tomorrow at ll a.m., Trout  Lake vs. Revelstoke at the recreation  grounds.    Come out and root.  ���������You should see our stock of canned  fish, just right for warm weather. C.  Ji. Ilumo & Co.  Tenders   on   the   revised   plans for  ditching,   filling   and   clearing  writer  works  extension   pipe   line  are being  [ c died by the city council.  ���������We have a very fine line of canned  meals of all kinds: Call iii arrd inspect our stock of these goods. C. IJ.  Hume <fc Co.  Take a walk to the recreation  grounds and see the most exciting  game of the season. Both teams are  evenly matched, 11 a. nr. sharp.  A. E. Miller and W. Hornell leave  to-morrow for St. Louis. Before returning thoy will visit New York,  Montreal, Toronto and other Eastern  cities.  A meeting of the Licence Commissioners was held on Tuesday and the  application of a retail liquor licence  was granted to R. F. Perry, for the  Home hotel at Goldfields.  J. A. Darragh came rrp on Tuesday  evening and returned this morning  to Camborne, where he will prosecute  the work of construction of the necessary buildings on the Silver Dollar  property. ,^-= -__-=������.^  ���������Ladies Notice���������Battenburg arrd  Point Lace on Sale. Patterns and  Materials kept in stock for each.  Lessons in Lace and Drawn Thread-  work given at reasonable rates. Mail  orders attended to, Apply to Mrs.  Boak, Cowan Block.  Fred Tweeddale met with a severe  accident on Monday night at the Big  Eddv mill. While repairing some  machinery he was badly crushed by  the steam nigger. He was takr'rr to  tire hospital and is now progressing  favorably.  ���������Secure your tickets for tiro dramatic  entertainment, under auspices of Revelstoke Independent B-urd, Friday  evening. Admission 50c, reserved  seats 75c. Plan at Canada Drug &  Book Co's.  C. P. ll. engineer W. J. McNah,  Mrs. McNah and child, and Miss Gon-  rracher, Mrs. McNab's sister, arrived  in the city last week from Nelson nnd  will take irp their residence here for  the future. Mr, McNab will run from  Revelstoke to Kamloops.  F. L. Fowler, a well-known mining  engineer, arrived from California on  Saturday morning to examine the lode  deposits of tire Big Bend. He intends  to spend two months in the field representing Mr. 13. A. Bradley and Eastern capital. Mr. Fowler left on Tuesday's boat for the Ground Hog Brrsin,  accompanied by Mr. Jesse Bradley.  Revelstoke i.s Ure sportiest, town'in  the interior of the province. Tomorrow the lacrosse boys will meet  the Nelson stalwarts at Nelson; the  baseball team will play at Kamloops,  and the football team play Trout Lake  at home. It is not every town of Revelstoke's size that can put three teams  in the field in one day in different  lines of sport. Here's that they are  all successful.  ���������Ask for prices on Screen doors and  window screens.    C. B. J-Iu.me ���������& Co.  ���������A carload of furniture will be unloaded at It. Howson ������fc Co.'s. ware-  rooms in a few days.  Nominations to fill the. vacancy on  the school board, caused b.v the resignation of Air. .7. AV. Bennett, who has  removed to Ferguson, will be received  by Returning Officer' Aman at the  city clerk's office, up to 2 p.m. on  Saturday, July 2nd. If an election is  necessary the sarrre will take place on  Wednesday, July OXIi.  C. II. McDonald, manager of the  Canada Ding and Book Co's store,  leaves to-morrow on a holiday tr ip to  St. Louis. New York, Toronto, Montreal, etc. Befoie returning "Mac"  will visit Itis old home in Picon, N. S.  During -Mr. McDonald's absence his  place will be filled.by Mr. Val-vontber-g,  who arrived on Friday last front  Regina. N. W. T.  Representatives of the Voho Bath  Heater Co. Ltd. of Vancouver, will  shortly be in the cily. demonstrating  the special features of the famous  heater. This produces continually  running boiling water in 9*1 second.-,  and the only fuel necessary to supply  it is an old newspaper arrd a handful  of chips. The Victoria and Vancouver papers refer fo it as the wonder of  the 20th century, it being so constructed that it can lie used in mining arid  lumber camps, on the farm or in'the  house, in fact its usefulness is without  bounds. The representatives respectfully request a visit to their demonstration. Further notice and advertising will shortly appear in this  paper. Keen your eyes open for their  big display ad. and we may add tbat  the cost of this celebrated" heater is  $17.50.  At Vernon.  There is no doubt that the excursion  with thu Orangemen from Revelstoke  tn Vernon where the interior celebration will be held tbis year, will be a  large one. Fully half of the citizens  of tlie town have signified tlieir intention of visiting the Okanagan.  Tire fare for the round trip is" only  i*i2.70. The excursion train will" leave  tbe city at 5:15 ri. ut. and will reach  Vernnn at about 10 o'clock. The Vernon Orangemen have arranged a  splendid programme of sports, and no  ell'orfcis being spared to make the  guests of the. Orangemen at Vernon a  pleasant and enjoyable one.  Corporation of the City of  Revelstoke.  TENDER;  J.W. BENNETT  AGENT FOR  PIONEER STEAM LAUNDRY  Notice of Meeting:.  A special meeting of Gold Range  Lodge, No. 20, in called for- 7 p.m.  Wednesday July Oth. for installation  of officers afler which asocial evening  will be spent.  A. J. HOWE, C. C.  L-iiindry leaves every Saturday  ret urn ing the following Saturday.  Agent for Columbia Griipriophones  and Edison's Phonographs.  FIRST STREET,      Revelstoke, B. C.  NOTICE  Respecting  C'oai.   and  Petbolkdm   Lands   rs-  ���������  i outk*������ast Kootenay .  Tho City Council is jiropared to receive tenders for duelling, lilling and clearing for tlie  witter works extension pipe line according Id  revised plrurs nnd sjieeilieations wlrifih can be  .-eerr at my oflice at the City Hall.  l'nrlles nrny tender for tire whole of tiro  work or in tcetlons its specified.  Kach tender nirist Ijc accompanied by a certified cheque ncrnrnrtlrrg to ]fl per cent of  Mieli lertdur, suid cheque to be forfeited if lire  accepted terrderer fails to sigrr the neeessiirv  contract.  Tenders���������sealed nnd endorsed must reach  the undersigned by 7 p.m. ou Friday, July 8th,  laoi. *  This your chance to get Bargains in  en's Clothing  Furnishings  arid Shoos  Such as you never got before.  -The Newest-itncT'SwcIlest Stoolc of Clothing and  ���������&���������Furnishings in the City.  June 30lb, loot.  III'MtY FLOYD,  City Clerk.  XOTICE Is hereby given that licences tn y.ros-  peci for coal and petroleum upon arrd under  lands situated -.ritnlrr Block l,m;i. South-hast  KootunHV, will be i.-rsued forthwith to all persons who have ma'-le proper npplicattou, irr  pursuance of thc provisions of the --Coal Mines  Act" arid amendments.  The fee for eac-Ii licence will be  S100, and all  applicants who have not deposited  accepted  hank (lieqiies to cover_thftt_amourrt are herebv  " to ������T"o so without further notice,  r^/^^AAAAAA>^A^AAA(^^(VV*V^<^AAA  I . Always. .  fCotne to us when you want  'Drugs, Stationery, Toilet  Goods, Perfumes, etc. We7  have always. ..-  Something  New on hand." Our stock has  lieen huilt up weekly witli a  view to meet the demand   for  be   Issued    iir   lhe   following  requfirit'  Licenced ������lll  form, viz.:���������  ���������MINIS".     I.1CEMCB     ISSUED    DNDER    THE   COAI.  .MiNKrt  ACT AND AMENDMENTS.  ������?***������i������=*������-S'a3*  Revelstoke   School   Board  Election of Trustees.  Public notice is hereby Riven to tbo elector!  of the municipality of Revelstoke that f require the presence of the said electors at the  City Clerk's ollloe, City hall, ltevelstoke, B.c ,  on the imt day of July, 1!KM, at ]���������.!o'clock noon,  for the prrrposeof electing a school trustee tn  serve in the place of Mr, .1. W. Bennett, resigned.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall  be as follows :���������The candidates shall be nominated in writing, the writing shall be subscribed hy two voters of the municipality us  proposer and seconder, and shall be delivered  ^to the retrrrnfrrg officer nt any time between  the date Of this notice and '2 p.m. of the day of  nomination; and in thc event of a poll be'ing  necessary such poll will bo opened orr Wednesday the Oth day of July, HIM, In the City Clerk's  olTfce, in rhe city of Kevelstoke, and kept open  between the horrrs of nine In the forenoon und  half-past seven ln the afternoon, for voting  and recording the votes of the electors of the  aaid city, of wliieli every person is hereby required   to   tnko   notice   arrd   govern   himself  ccordlngly. The persons qualified lo be nominated for and elected as school trustees shall  be such persorrs as are householders, and being  British subjects ol tlte full age of twenty-one  years and otherwise quall'led to vole nl Ihe  election ol mavor.  Kvery candidate nominated shall signify bv  a writing accompanying lire nomination  paper, his consent to such nomination, except  Incuse such person shall be aosent from the  municipality, when sueh absence shall be  stated Irr tha nomination paper.  The term of ollice of lhe person elected, expires December 31, IHOfi.  Given urrder my hand at Kevelstoke this  26th dny of June, 1001.  CJIIA8. J. AMAN,  Reluming oftlcer.  "In consideration of one hundred dollars  rrow paid under rhe said Acts, arid subject to  tin; provlnlons thereof, I, W.,H. (Sore, Deputy  comiiii.'ssloner, actinic for the Chief Conimissioner ot I.nml* im'I Works, licence  ro enrer, prospect, search and wprfc for  coal and pcrroleirm (but rui otiier metal or  mineral* ;,pon. ln and under all that piece or  parcel ol mineral land Minute Irr and forming  part nt 'Slock 4,jS":I, Kan Kootenay District, and  described a-follows :���������  and not exceeding In the  whole six hundred  and forty statnte acre*  "OwKivf to the rinraber.of applicant* for 11-  rt-AiCe* to prospect for coal and petroleum, and  the peedlrar cirenrnarances surroundliiK lhe  applicalion for and issuance of these licences,  and the welt-known fact tbat the issuance has  been unavoidably suspended for so many  months, the Government of Dritlsh Columbia  rinds it Impossible to determine the equitable  rights of the numerous appllcams. Therefore  for the purpose of enabling all persons lo go  before the proper tribunal for the determination of their respective rights and prlorrtles,  this license fs issued an������ accepted subject to  such prior rights of other persons as may  exist by law. and the date of this licence Is not  to be taken or held as In any sense determining such priority, and further'ft shall not be  taken or held to waive enquiry by the Courts  into the proper performance of all conditions  precedent as between e/lverse claimants; and  further, on rhe understanding that the Oov-  ernment shall not be held responsible for, or  In connection with, any conliict which may  ���������Artic!es=]'n=evet-y---lino.-==;You==^  would   he   surprised   at   the  number of New Toilet preparations,  perfumes,   etc.,   wo  carry in stock  Here  Come in and look around and  seo for yourself. If you don't  sou it. ask for- it. Ave have it  on om* shelves somewhere ���������  even if not iu sight.  Ask to see onr new Rubber,  face and .Shampoo Brushes.  X FIRST STREET  Jr. Jr. Jt. ftt f'r. JT. fta, ftn t'tl fti ftt 1*31*1 1*1*11 t*1*i r*l*l 1*1*1 ,ftt fti fti fti ftt ftt fti fti Al 1*1*1  ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tyttf*Hf ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  ji*. jt. ft, fti fti t't'i t*i*i **i*T 1T1 t*l*i 1*1*11*1*1 fti ftt i***i i*1*i i*l*i fti fTi ftt ftt fti fti t't'i t't'i 1*1*1  *,*p������j,' ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  <������)  (H)  ii)  w  Hi  -(H)  Red Crocs Drugstore  CA. ADAMK, .Manager.  Mackenzie Ave  Sec Our Window for Ifne Stationery  S*A*%r\+f+/**Vy*rVWllS**+?*++Ss  " PRESCRIPTIONS Accurately Compounded*''  Means   Something'   Here  When we make use of the ahove much used statement it  is not a mere figure of speech. It means something. Our  ' accuracy in weighing and measuring is that of the most  careful chemist. A trifle too much of one thing or u grain  too.little of another may make all the difference in the  world in the result of a prescription. Our prescription work  is accurate to the smallest fraction of a grain. This means  "something to you and to your doctor.  WALTER BEWS, Phm. B.  AND   STATIONER  " Mail Orders Promptly Attended To  DRUGGIST  Next Hume Block.  W  IP  m  <i������)  H)  jr. Jr.. JT, .*K Jr. jr. Jr. Jr. jt. .*K ������*K fti fti fti fti fti fti ftt ftt ftt fti ftt fti fti fti t*l*l  ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  Auction Sala  "i&  and that under no circumstances will licence  fees be roftinded. ���������--..-  "And the hairier hereby waives anyclalrn or  demand against the (Jovernment, arrd express  Iy agrees not to take any steps or proceedings,  or present any petition to enforce any alleged  claim or dcm'nnd agulnnt- the Government of  the Province of Hrltlsh Columbia arising out  of the issuance of this licenco or of an) other  matter or thine appertaining i hereto.  "Tho land being under reserve from pro*  ernpion and sale this licence does not include  auy right other than the right to prospect for  coal anil petroleum, ,;  "Tho duration of this licenco Is for one year  from tlio , 190   :  "Deputy Commissioner of '.rinds A Works.  "Lands and Works Department,  "Violorla, H.C., , 190   ."  K. F. GRICliN,  Chief Cornmlsslniror ot Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Departmorrt,  Victoria, 1). a. (ith Juno, 1WM. JeTO  STRAWBERRIES  $2.25 Crate of 24-  Boxes  ERESli BUTTER  Nice   First   Class   Fresh  Butter in One Pound Prints'  Only 22.^c per Ib  SEND YOUR ORDERS  ���������TO���������  S. N.  NCdUIRE  Salmon Arm,   B. C.  27 Hereford Bulls will lie sold under  the auspices of the Territorial Cattlo  Breeders' Association at the  Stock Yaiids, Calciauy,  THURSDAY,   JULY   7,    1904  At 10 a. in.  2   Yearlings,  21   two-year-olds,  4 three-year olds  These animals were filtered for the  Association Sale last- month as Nos.  (10 to 8(i of the official catalogue  Ovvirr^ to washouts tin  Alliert line tliey could  Calgary in lime.  ���������Low, 'PnasJengei'   Kates  Points.".,  Catalogues and particulars from  C. W. PETERSON,  tire   Pr ince  not   reach  from     all  Secy  Live Stock Assoc, Calgary,  Or  The Alberta Stock Yards, Com-  ���������   pany, Limited  P. O. Box SKI, Calgary.  Room 2-1, Herald Block  Dentist  Successor "ro Dr. Curry  GOLD CROWN & BRIDGE WORK  A   SPECIALTY.  DENTAL PARLORS  Over Bews' Drug Store.  Mac We Ave.  SINGER  I. O. O. F.  An open installation of officers of  Selkirk Lodge, No. 12 and ltevelstoke  Lodge, No. 25, I. O. O. F., will lie held  in Selkirk hall, on July 5t h, at 8 o'clock.  All sojourning hrothers and their  ladies arc cordially invited to attend.  Dancing.  JAS. JAMISON,  Secretary.  Sewing Machines  Can lie purchased oh  payment of $5.1X1 por  month.  Anybody wanting a  first-class Singer Sewing Machine on easy  terms, can get them  from  H. Manning, Agt.  Mackenzie Avenue.  A  IH

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