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 OJ  *-.i..������\ /  ���������*'  HERALD  .*"?  *-<  ���������f?  / f  J^.1STJD  RAILWAY    MEN'S- JOURNAL.  Vol    XIV: NO.   46  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,   MAY. 19, 1904  $2 00 a Year in Advance  DEPARTMENT   STORE.  Ut&> 2\tB\  &  A Better Collection we never  be Pleased to Show rI hem to  In New Blocks  and Shapes of  Stetson's R titan's, Christie's,  and Dunlop's.  had.     We will  You.  /few  Summer  <Jh  Beautiful goods in  the New Roman  stripes and all over  patterns. We are  showing an entire  line in Starched  or Soft Fronts at  $1.25.  F'ooJwear.   ���������;;���������  We have J. & T. *  Bell's-:Fine* Footwear, the'-'-acme of *  perfection for style  and comfort. The  "New Thing" in  Slippers and Oxfords.  New Jdeas  in <Jies...  We have the New Roman Stripe,  " Small Teck's and~a" Special   line  in Wash Tics at 2cc.  Press y and Sitjlsh.  ladies' ~@ress   and Walking Skirts  Come and see the New Stock in  sthis Department.      Wash  Skirts  in Linen,,Pique, Duck, at $1.50  Black   Mohair,   beautifully made,   at  $2.75 and $4.75-  Tweed Skirts from $2.50.  Misses' Skirts for Young Ladies,   14,  16 and 18 years of age.  s  *7eas and.  Coffees  When you treat yourself  and friends to a cup of  Tea or Coffee', voir want  it good. Voir carr rely  on Jim* yon may got here.  TEAS-Hint- Ribbon, Two  I'lngs, Liplon's, Ren Hnr.  We are making a special  pricc orr Ram Lai's, l'nre  India Ceylon, 5 lbs, ������2.50  COFFKE���������Try .'(Sample of  jjur special blend O. O.  Coffee,       ���������pec lb. 400.  }  i  t  C:VlllME-&'Qk:]jiiht  Department Store.  ARROWHEAD'S  The Gateway Town in a Flourishing Condition���������Saw Mills  now in Full Operation���������The  New Union Hotel.  The town of Arrowhead is flourishing at the present time. With the  Big Bend Lumber Company's and  Arrowhead Lumber Co's -mills, now  in full operation turning out lumber,  lath'anrl shingles, employing large  forces of men who make their head-  quarters at Airo'whead, which naturally makes it. a very important point  commercially. A large number of  private residences are in. course of  election and others -contemplated for  the benefit of the employees of the  mills. The town too is well supplied  with stores, tliere being three general  stores. Thore ate also throe hotels,,  tlie last to he erected and opened being  the Union Hotel, which is three  stories high and litis accommodation  for ahout fifty guests On the ground  lloor is the dining room, combined  office and sitting room, bav room,  kitchen and pantry. The first floor  Iras tL very neat tind tasty parlor and  ten large, comfortable bed rooms.  The top floor also contains ten bed  rooms, besides linen and clolhes  closets. The house throughout is fni-  nisircd in first class style, '.he whole  being of the very best. Mr. XV. J.  Lighthurne is the manager and is well  and favorably known to the travelling  public. Mr. D. McCarthy of this city  was tlie builder of the hotel.  Colleen Bawn.  Tuesday next is known wherever the  British flag flies as "Empire Day'* bul  locally its importance is enhanced  because orr the evening of thnt day the  delightful Irish play entitled "Colleen  Bawn" will be reproduced by home  talent; in this case we feel it to he  almost supartlu'ous to suggest the advisability of patronizinghome industry  yet would consider ourselves recreant  to out* duties were we to refrain from  calling the attention of oui' readers to  ihe fact that the industry "of the cast  ought to ensure them (as no doubt it  will) a packed house. -     - ."���������    --  " :-"At' tliis,juncture .wc dp not intend to  make any allusions tu individual members bf the company contenting out-  selves with the' extension of hearty  congratulations to- Momus oir the intensity of the devotion of his numerous votaries nevertheless having been  accorded the privilege of viewing  those features which, somewhat like  the ft ame to a picture, materially aid  tlie assurance of a success to wit: the  scenes that are to be used in the various acts we deem it opportune to make  a few comments thereon.  .  Jn all theie are 14 scenes but it is  not our intention to describe them in  detail only touching upon tlie principal ones," and that briefly, ,so that,  instead of detracting from pleasures  anticipated we may create, if possible,  a still stronger determination to go,  see and criticize.  Tor Oiegan, the home of the Ctegan  family is the subject of the first scene  and, situated as it is on the banks of  classic Lake Killarney, upon whose  waters the moon casts its rays lighting  up a path of silvery sheen, affords a  fitting theme for poetical rhapsody,  to those however ot more prosaic turn  tbe at list's work will commend itself  because of accuracy of detail as well as  adherence to fact." It is an exact copy  of a, photograph taken hy one who  shall be nameless, sooth to say, however, he has kissed the original Blarney stone.  "Tne Old Weir Bridge" is another  scene whicli could bc'well and briefly  "dtfsci'ibed"by-the-additioniof-thC"letter.  "d"' to "Weir" transposed.!: Tlioaitist  in this instance whilst depicting an  old scene plainly proves that he is also  up-to-date as iill 1 constant readers of  "The Trainmen's Journal" must acknowledge as it is a reproduction of a  photograph that appeared in a recent  issue of that well known journal.  "The Devil's Island. Cave" is peculiarly appropriate to the incidents that  trnnspiie-whilst this is in evidence,  incidents upon which-we make no  comment now yet are confident that  in our next issue w'e shall be able to  tell our readers "Told y.ou so."  Tlie last scene "The ball room in  Cuslle Chute" is in our estimation the  beat devised and the most cleverly  executtd. Ascending a flight of  stairs is the balcony, at the back is  ticllis woifk tlirough which the light  of the moon filter s, this we will not  describe further only adding that it is  rrot a copy but iin original design by  the artist Air. T. H. Dunne, the excellency of whose work, accomplished  during his spare time in the past  month certainly entitles him to a full  measure of honest praise, having left  no stone uuttr-ned 10 make Colleen  Bawn au artistic as well as a dramatic  success and it is our belief that Mr.  Dunne as a scenic pninter has no  superior in Canada to-day..- We must  not fail to mention that Mr. Dunne  had thc assistance of an able understudy in his son Percy some of whose  work is.woi-thy of attention but space  forbids.  ' Concert and Dance Tonight  The Orchestra Concert and Dance  will take place tonight, The reserved  seat are all sold and a bumper house  assured. The programme which  begins sharp at 8 o'clock is an exceptionally good one.  Firemen ''At Home."  One   of  the   most    successful   "At  Homes" in the history   of   Revelstoke  wim tliat of the fireuteii of  No. 2 brigade   on   Friday   evening   lust.   The  all'air was hold in  the City Hall which  was artistically decorated for the occasion.     Tin*,   first part of   the evening  Wits   devoted   to     progressive   whist,-  twelve tables being in operation. First  prize, n silver card bolder and marker,  wtis won by Miss Coleman.   The trophy hire tlie inscription "Fire Brigade  No. 2, At ! tome, May,  1901."     Mr. A.  E. Kincaid was an ea'sy winner of the  ���������'booby" and was rewarded accordingly.   At midnight an adjournment was  made   to No. 2 Fire Hall, which was  also suitably decorated, by  means of  an   overhead   walk   erected    for   the  occasion, where supper had been provided  by. A. ~E. Bennison of the City  Bakery.   Two tables the.full length'o'f  the hall were tastefully set out, a mini  bei\of plants in bloom adding much to  the beauty of   the"sceiie.: ,;Tli.e .repast  was most substantial' and thoroughly  enjoyed by.all.   Aftei' supper the company returned to the' City. Hall where  .dancing7 wns indulged in till 3:30 a.m.,  music being 'supplied- by an orchestra  of  six   pieces" from:ithe Independent"  Band.   The ladies Who weie? the guests  of the fire laddies expressed themselves  as delighted at the evening's   entertainment, their only regret being that  No.   2  Fire   Brigade   were  not   "At  Home" more frequently.  HIS LIFE FOR  HIS BROTHER  THE KNIGHTS  Tragic End of Little Hero at  Nelson who Sought to Save  His Brother from Death but  Perished Himself.  Nelson, May 10.���������Joseph .Tac(|iiiin.  aged eight years, was drowned lust  evening under distressing circinnstan-  cs. A little brother, Louis, aged six  years, was. playing on a raft in the  'lake at Bogustown, and by accident  fell overboard. Joseph at once went*  to his, assistance, jumping into the  water, although he was'.not able to  swim. When he came to the surface  for the second time he shouted: "Save  my little brother.":.  A" number of men near-by hurried  to tlie scene of the accident, and three  plunged in to save the lads. They  succeeded in rescuing Louis, the  .youpger, before he was drowned.  Joseph, however, got. under the logs,  and it was 15 minutes before his body  wtis recovered. All efforts to resuscitate him were abortive.  The lttds had a great affection for  each other and were inseparable.  Louis is inconsolable over the loss of  his hi'i ther.  '. jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. ."jr*. .*t*������ .**)*. .'I*. Jr. .Hf*. ff. Jt, Jr. .+. Jr. .'fr. .^. JT. Jr. jr. jr. .*tr. jr. ������������������. jr.  T ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ������4.1 ty ty ty v$?  BOURNE BROS.!  Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Bacon, Hams,   Eggs,  Groceries  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc.  and  Congregate at Grand Forks-  Grand Onicers';Elected���������New  Westminster Selected for the  Next Convention..  At ihe Provincial" Grand Lodge  Knights of Pythitis convention in  Grand Forks last -week the following  officers were elected :"  Graird Chancellor���������A. H. Ferguson,  New Westminster. '    "  Grand Vice-Chancellor���������Geo. Johnson,'Nanaimo.  , Grand Prelate���������Wint Irvine, Nelson.  Grand K. of R. and; S.���������Emil Pferd-  ner, Victoria.       '*-*'-  . .Grand M.'.of.E.���������,T. .V?aller, Victoria..  "���������'GrnruVM.' of J\.---Geoige E. Mallery,  'ICaiu loops.  Grand I. G.���������Jeffrey Hammar, Grand  Forks.  Grand 0. G.���������H. - A. -Brown, Revelstoke.  New Westminster was selected foi'  the 1905 convention.  Delegates who returned Sunday and  Monday were enthusiastic in their  remarks regarding reception.  P. C, R. A. Loyst, of Revelstoke,  attended and received the Grand  Lodge degree at the above convention.  Death of John Palmer  J. Palmer failed lo recover from the  effects of his fall and died in the  hospital on Monday. Deceased was  SO years of age, a native^of Ireland,  fn,ni whence he emigrated in 1818 and  after farming in Ontario for several  years, came west and has been  stationed at Clan William for the past  20 years. With the passing away of  tliis old gentleman Revelstoke loses  one of its ancient landmarks and'the  C.P.R. one of its oldest and most  faithful employes. The funeral took  place today room the home of his  daughter, Mrs. Chas. M. Field.  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS   RECEIVED  BOURNE BROS.  MACKENZIE AVENUE.  ivfci ***** ���������**** ***** ***** t'tat'l'i rTl ���������'X* f*fri tTi fTl fTl ITi ifrl 1^1 f*fri f*frl ifrl r"frl >*l*i rti r"t*l tJTi ****m  *tj? \p l*v l*v **%��������� *Vl*tr **v.**\,i l������y l*v l*V l*V l*v %V l*V l������l l*v l+l '���������J.1 'J.1 l*V *V lV lXl  Eye   Examinations  Made  Glasses fit tod bv the "GREAT   WEST   OPTICAL   CO.'S  SPECIALISTS'at    ALLUM'S    JEWELRY   STORE,  Revelstoke, Head Oflice of The  Great  West  Optical   Co.,  Ltd., Vancouver.   Capitalization $100,000.  All work fully Covered by the Company guarantee.  ���������Refrigerators in different sizes at H,  Howson's Furniture Store.  The Wrestling Match  The wrestling match which took  place on Tuesday evening at the  Opera House between James Wilbur  and-.7..D. McLennan, was-won by  Mr. McLennan. The match brought'  out' it large aud enthusiastic crowd  who were treated to a, contest which  was thoroughly enjoyed. According  tt> tire terms of the contract, Wilbur  agreed to throw McLennan twice in  one hour, which he failed to do, and  at the end of forty-three minutes each  bad a tall to their credit. The match  started shortly after 0 o'clock and in  13^ minutes thereafter the referee  declared a fall iu favor of Wilbur.  After a twenty minute rest the  wrestlers started to work again, and  in 7A minutes'McLennan had Wilbur  on his back and a fall, which gave the  decision to McLennan. Mr. Mc-  ^nnarr.is^welLiuid^fjaxoi^ly^lyi^vn^  in the city where lie hits resided Tor a  number of years, and his friends were  greatly pleased at his victory. Mr.  Wilbur, who is practically a strati ger  here, has been up against the very  best wrestlers'of the day, and knows  the grime thoroughly. E."D. Moore  acted as referee and Dr. Sutherland  was tlio official timekeeper.  A Good Performance.  Elmer Walters' "A Thoroughbred  Tramp" was greeted by a, very well  pleased audience at* the opera house  last night. ��������� Mr. Walters' company is  evenly* balanced and seem to pull  together and give a lively show.  .There are many amusing situations in  theplay and last night's audience-was  greatly pleased in many scenes. The  special scenery used by the company  is picturesque.���������Nelson News.  High; Water.  The high water mark reached the  record point on the 20th of May, 1801.  and if tlie water keeps up its present  daily average with a continuation of  warm w eather grave .fears are entertained thut 101)4, may be a repetition  of 1891.  Promotion for Dan Alton.  Dan Alton, whohas had charge of a  bridge gang on this division for some  years and wits (ine of the most capable  as well as popular men in the C. P. R.,  service, has been promoted to bridge  and building foreman on thn Crow's  Nest division;"with headquarters at  Cranbrook.'7 '  Mr. Alton jwas the captain of the  champion tug of war team of the Ter-  ritpriesfor tlic'past two or. three years  and -,his many '.friends? here hope he  will organize a teabi on the Crow to  come here arid -participate in the Victoria Dayvs ports. :->  ���������"���������''��������� Before leaving'to.'take, up his new  position Mr, Alton wiis presented with  a magnificent? gold headed cane suitably inscribed, by the men who worked  under him.���������Calgary Herald.  ���������'���������'. The' HKitAl.u ���������,��������� with Dan's many  friends in Revelstoke extend congratulations. '...������������������-  Missionary Alliance Convention  There will be a two 'days' Conven  tion under the auspices of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in the  Methodist-church Saturday and Sunday, May 21st and 22nd. The first  service will be held on Saturday at 8  p.m., and on Sunday at 11 a. m. at 3  p.111, iind 7:.J0 p.m. Rev. F. H. Senft  and Mrs. Senft, of Philadelphia, and  Mr. P. Hoglwrg, of India, will address  the meetings. Mr. and Mrs. Senft will  also sing.  Oil Paintings  Several choice Oil Paintings, suitable for presents, on sale for a few days  only, at the Canada Drug & Book  Co's. store.  Lacrosse Match  Remember the lacrosse match,  Revelstoke vs. Kamloops, on Tuesday  next, May 2-lth, at the new grounds of  At lie] tic Association. Tins match  promises the best contest of the season.  ln refeience to thc death of Mrs.  Wm. Grant the Winnipeg Telegram  has the following: "On Saturday  May 14th the death occurred of Mrs.  Wm. Grant at her residence 735 Sher-  brooke.St. The deceased was aged 57  years and was highly respected Iiy all  who knew lier. She leaves to mourn  zhci-JossjUmsband, a. ihiiiglUejyuid^two  sons, Thomas and "Bert at home, also1  three daughters away from home,  Mrs. Wm. M. Lawrence and Maud, of  Revelstoke, B. C, and Bella, a teacher  at Shoal Lake., There is also one son  away, William, at Portage la Prairie.  Three sisters Who reside in Vancouver  survive the deceased." The Herald  joins in extending tho sympathy of the  community to the bereaved family.  The passengers on the h.s. Rossland  Sunday lirst were treated to an exhibition of swimming under difficulties  by one of the dock hands who. whilst  engaged in -conversation leaning  against the chains of one of the gangways, lost his balance, precipitating  hsmself into the water, turning a  somersault as ho did so, incidentally  hut involuntarily administering his  friend a kick in the chest, who at once  informed the engineer that there was  aman overboard. The engines were  quickly .reversed, backed up and a few  minutes later the impromptu bather,  was hauled aboard none the worse for  his enforced plunge except that he  was wetter and wiser.  The- members of t'le Revelstoke  Lacrosse' Club are practising assiduously and there is not a shadow of a  doubt that the home team possesses  an aggregiition of players capable of  demonstrating to the Kamloops fraternity that they are foemen worthy  of their steel. The team will be  selected-from the following : Clark,  Hyatt, Dunne, Rennie, Woods, Moyer,  Knight, Saunders,"Jamieson. Edwards,  W. Barber, C. Latham. Armstrong,  Burroughs Bews, and Hillier.  Robt. Armstrong, one of the best  known employes of the C.P.R. shops,  started on Wednesday morning,  accompanied by his wife and son,  Thomas, to enjoy a well earned vacation, visiting their old home in Scotland. They expect to return some  time during the month of July.  ���������Ice Cream Sodas at Bews' duig  store.  ���������A handsome selection of hammocks  tit Buws' drug store.  C. B. nutne. & Co. have installed the  new cash carrier system.  Mrs.'Capt. Kane, of Nakusp, was in  town this week visiting friends.  Mrs. J. B. Cressman and child left  for a trip to the* east on Tuesday  morning's No. 2.  Ex-Mayor Martin J. O'Brien started  soutli on Monday on a business trip in  the Lardeau district.  ' Overheard on the street���������"sorrry,  can't" accept 1 "I'm going to see  "Colleen Bawn" on the 2-lth.'.' *'  ,  As a fun show "A Thoroughbred  Tramp" is well liked by every one.���������  Opera House, Monday night.  Sam MeMahon is dismantling his  blacksmith . shop preparatory to  removing it to his new site up town.  Hewitt Bostock, of Ducks, who.has  heen olfered the vacant Senatorial  seat, was a passenger on Wednesday's  eastbound.  ���������CARPENTERS WAXTED���������Twelve  first-class carpenters wanted, eight  months' work. wu.ges -10c." per hour,  apply 3. Kernaghan, Revelstoke.  A. McConnell, the general agent of  the C.P.R. at Shuswap, accompanied  by his wife and baby, were guests of  Postmaster A. McRae during the  present week.  Geo. S. McCarter left on Monday  inorning's south train, en route to  Ferguson, where he was called to  attend a meeting of The Double  Eagle Mining Co. and returned Tuesday evening.  The annual meeting of the Canadian members of the International  Association of Machinists is in session  in Fort William. Delegates from  Nova Scotia to Vancouver are in  attendance, the Revelstoke lodge  being represented by Charles M.  Ifnowles.^^ ? -L2^^y^i.^:  Revelstoke Hospital 'Society are  culling for tenders for the erection of a  two storey hospital building at Arrowhead.  W. W. B. Mclnnes, M.L.A.. was a  passenger* on No. 2, en route east last  Saturday, presumably in connection  with his expected "appointment a.s  County Court judge.    .  The Orchestra entertainment will be  well patronized to-night, enough  seats having already been secured to  rrrake glad tlie hearts of the box office  department���������more anon.  In a   recent'-copy'of   "Progress"  mention is mnde of the  institution   in  that city of a branch of " La Alliance  francaise "   oh!   la ! la  francaise"   would   save   an   '  in addition thereto be correct.  Mr. J. Darragh left on Tuesday  morning's No. 22 for Camborne to  investigate the work that has been  already done and to lay plans for  future operations in conjunction with  Iris Company's.properties in? the Fish  Creek camp.  A proclamation has been issued by  the Lieut.-Governor Sir Henri Joly  declaring Monday, May 23rd, a public  holiday. This, of course, does not  interfere with May 21th, and makes it  very agreeable for those who'are able  to take advantage of the opportunity  to cease work Saturday and not resume until Wednesday a.m.  While William Postlewaithe, his  wife and young son were driving into  Brandon " Monday- afternoon, their  horse slipped into a wash-out, near  the First street bridge, and all three  were thrown into the water. Mr.  Postlewaithe managed to save his wife  but while doing so the boy of nine  years was drowned. The body has  not been recovered.  ���������Mew stock of Toilet Soap from 20c  a liox to 7oc a box, at C.B. Hume & Co.  Orange meat breakfast food tit C. 15.  Hume Sc Co.  Mr. C. B. Paget, left on Xo. il this  morning, on a visit to his brother Rev.  Dean Paget, of Calgary.  Choice hams, breakfast bacon, and  roll bacon at C. B. Hume & Co.  Percy Boyd, of Arrowhead, was it,  passenger on Wednesday evenings No.  2 to spend his vacation at the coast.  ���������CHAMBERMAID WANTED���������Apply at Queen's Hotel. _        ���������  J. Guy Barber has returned from  his vacation in the east and reports  b   ithe had a very.enjoyable trip. ,.-*<.  if you have not "'tried "Ram" Lai's  Tea and O. O. Coffee, it is time for  thev are choice.  - C. B. Hume <fc Co.  '^ F. Rosenberger, of the Calumet  & B. C. Goldfields Co., Ltd., was in  town Wednesday, returning to Camborne Thursday morning.  Handsome Oil Paintings on sale for  a few days at Canada Drug & Book  store.  H. Pinckert, superintendent of the  estate of X. B. Hoi way, of Laci'oise,  Wis., and a well known lumber man  of Wisconsin, is in the city.  ���������Dandy designs in wall paper at R.  Howson's Furniture Store.  Cum Vow and M. Long, of Vancouver, are guests at the C.P.R. hotel.  The former is the well known Chinese  interpreter and one ot the first native  born Chinaman in the province.  ���������Raymond sewing machines for sale  at R." Howson's Furniture Store.  T. J. Lendrum, director of the  Smelter Townsite Co., is in the city  and expresses himself as highly pleased,  with the healthy movement 111 real  estate circles and i.s agreeably astonished at the marvellous growth of the  city.  Mr. Crawford, of Beaton, passed  through Revelstoke on Wednesday  mottling on his-way-home_from_the_  Calgary district, where he has bought;  jl cai load of horses to lie used for the  increased trade necessitated by the  influx of prospectors, etc., into the  Lardeau and Irish Creek districts.  The football match Saturday was a  clean and well contested game, resulting in a victory for the C.P.R. boys  who. by a dint of hard work, succeeded in scoring the only goal. A  return match will lie played on thu  athletic grounds on Saturday at 3 p.m.  A ' full attendance of bleachers is  requested.   Everybody come.  Under date of April llth the  Army  ofllce issued a special order relative to  the institution-of a military publica-  L'AUiauce Ition   to   ,le  known   as   "The Army  'a" and  Journal of the British Empire" which  is to deal with subjects of a military  and scientific character. Prizes for  essays will lie given and eminent  civilian writers will also contribute.  John T. Mortimer, Socialist and  street preacher, formerly of Vancouver, was arrested Monday evening in  Winnipeg for obstructing the street  and the same charge has been made  against the Salvation Army, the  officers of which will be summoned,  for refusing to "move on," on Saturday evening. Tlie Police Commissioners have instructed the officers to  keep all streets clear, of crowds and  street-peddlers.  The recent unpleasant experiences of  Fernie and Toronto should advise our  citizens to the necessity of providing  adequate facilities for fighting fire, and.  whilst we do not wish to be regarded  as carping critics",- knowing the difficulties to be contended with, immediate steps aud united action should be  taken so that should the emergency  arise we are prepared for it, thus  avoiding the necessity of crying out;  "spilt milk," .H  w:  ;..,..;..;..;>���������>  Spies of Russia  and Japan  ��������� ���������>���������**>���������:  Ruj.-si.-i "ind .Japan have had an  army of sjiics walrhing each other  for .several years, and the adventures  o. the.--e men would form the material for scores of thrilling ronumrrs.  Russia employs more secret, agents  thnn any other cotiiury. ,,;Kln: loir,  '���������' s<_* oral of them in etcry important,  r-i'y ill the United St.ites. A recent  detiatu in the Coriiinn I'uiiiu.iiont  showed '.but Prussia is honeycombed  wit.'r (hern; there are scores in London, iinilcr th? coumiutnl ol" that  wonderful woman, lime. Olgu Novi- | ,,  l.orr, better known lo tho literary  world as "O. JC.;" nnd the bazaars  ot* India arc never free from tin. presence of the nusFiuri agent, irsually trn  Asir-iic subject of Ilie  t'zni*.  The recent arrest und execution of  tho Japanese interpreter at the "Hussion Legation irr Tokio are believed  to have destroyed the key of nn el-  abom'to system of Hussion espionage  in .Japan, but no dotilit the Czar  still hss plrnty of other secret service  neents   tliere.  Central Asia hns been the greatest  field for the exploits of Russian spies  in the pnst. Many of them liave  performed deeds of bravery irirs'.irpvss-  ed by anv of the men who have  fought o^'jenly for the Czar on the-  field of battle.  Many of the best Russian secret  service agents ure olTcers who, for  one cause or another, have been reduced to the ranks. They aro will-  big to dnie any peril in order to win  back their former commissions.  "Jn America and England." said an  Knglish traveller who has closely  studied the Russian military system  in Central Asia, "the authorities dismiss from the army an ofl'coi* who  has made a false stop, and howevor  good a man ho may bo professionally  he is practically lost to the country.  "In Russia,' on tho other hand,  ho is simply reduced to the ranks,  stripped of hi.s titles, and sent to  somo  frontier      district,  of Asia      to  mitablo will, and their country b<  came a Russian province, with Alik-  hanofl*, tho former spy, as its (lovot-  nor. His old rank of Major and all  his decorations were restored to him  by tho Cz.'.rr, and he now holds  high   military  position   in  51 any a Russian C'oriorul now bottling high command won his promotion  b.v secret service work. Gen. Potru-  sevitch. who made secret surveys of  Trariscnspia, Afghanistan and the  l'erso-Tiirconrun frontier, rose in  that  manner.  "For five long years that mail carried   his  life  irr   his  hand."   said      an  1  ���������j ordinary  spy of otiier nations,    who  ��������� ��������� docs his appointed task and thon re-  ���������| turns, and      throws     off his  disguise.  They made a life work of it.  "Thoy     married     Chinese    women,  a j brought     up   Chinese  families,      and  I'tirkcsUtn.  went into business as Chinamen, often  becoming   men   of   weight   and   standing in the community  in  which they  lived.       To-day   tbey   are   solid   citizens, whom everybody in the locality  has known for years,  and  whom nobody worrld dream of suspecting to bo  Japanese spies.  "Hut their reports go regularly to  Tokio. ami they must contain a  marvellous   amount   of   detailed       irr-  I'.'m.'lish   ofi'irer  who   krrew   hinr     well  ������������������Jim-lug all  that,  time  he  lived      nml j formation about  tho  Kussians.  I travelled       in   disguise   among   peoplo j     "The      Mikado's     Government    has  I who would rather have cnt the throat jspe'it  large  sums  on  its secret     ser-  lof  a   liussi.-.u  agent   thtrii   eaten   thoir'v^"*     R'   is   quite  content   to   finance  'ciium-r. in man for years until he settles down  I     "Ko' perfect   was   hi.s  command      of jin the wny I have described and  is in  | Central  Asian   lirngiinges and  dialects I11  I'ohiLioii   to   learn   things  tl About the  >W������<g'9*������g������ipgTg*9^������������������������g������*91  COOKING RECIPES.  Lemon Cheese Cake.���������Two cups of  sugar, one-halt' cup of butter, threit-  quarters     of      a     cup  of sweet, milk.  a littlo "tuck-in" pillow that an invalid would appreciate: Cut the pillow circular, havo it filled with silk  floss and cover with lawn. Edge it  with a rutHo made by cutting four  embroidered handkercr*iiefs--fR? two diagonally, gather fo a narrow beading  and sew to tho pillow. Rim ribbon  through tho beading.  Another way is to got a largo  handkerchief with corners stamped in  color. Fold and cut in quarters.  Put the decorated corners together  with  beading,      through  which      run  ��������� . ., ,    . , ribbon.     1'klgo  with  a  ruffio of  lawn  whites  of s,x     eggs,  threo  cups      of   or cnlul>ric.  three   teaspoons   baking j  hi* .successfully completed his  tits'* without being once delected.  During t.h.ise five years ho assumed  dozens  of  (liferent,  disguises.  Many  spent on  thing at  tho  end.  flour,   and  powder.  1-2-3-1- Cake.���������Oiro cup butler    two '  cups sug������r,      three    cups flour     four  eggs, one cup milk, ono-hnlf tcaspoon-  ful  cream   tartar,   and     otto  hull"  teaspoon soda.  Cocoanut     Lnycr  Cake.���������Two  cups  thousands  or  yen   may  bo | sugar,  one-half     cup of butter, threo  him  before  he   does     'any-: pfi*ps,  ono cup of milk, three cups   of i  :ill.  but    the gnino pays in  flour, and two teaspoonfuls     baking !  You  may depend, upon  it  powder.    Hake as for jolly cake,     in  An exchange- describes the following  method  of making a unique cushion  stretch of Afghanistan a.s an Knglish  ofliror making surveys irr view of the  possibility  of a Russian  invasion."  Some years ago  a gootl deal of ox-  crtciricrit   won caused  in  India  by  thc  jnrroiit     at 1 a-eshawur     of a Russian  "spy  nninod  Pnsl.ino.     Tie  had  been  a  diplomatist,   but  fell      into     disgrace  und  had to  leave  the service.  I'o  W:is  s'-'spectod  of  having secret-I  white gingham,    the    squares   about.  three-fourths  of  an  inch  wide.      For  a pillow oightivii inches square, when  finished,      tako  a square  of gingham  twenty-seven  inuhes  wide.      Have    a  needle    threaded    with    line     cotton  thread and gather ouch whito square  into a little putt".    Aftor all tho whito  blocks are treated in tbis way   except J -J," "^thM;��������������������� "-���������;  those in  the outer row  of each Hide, ( ���������     -    ��������� '   '  gather  the sides ns much  as  is  nec-  ,,,,        .     , ,,   .  ,, .        , that somo of tho men-whom-Viceroy  six      round     tins.     Filling���������Ono  cup  ..A*"��������� .\'B ^l0.1}���������1:..tl"?l,K.h  "J"?.0 ! AIexio'1* is employing nt  Port Arthur  good cocoanut,  shredded;  whites     of  _  in the belief thnt tliey nro      Chinese .throe eggs,  beaten to a  froth,      and !ossnry to mako the gingham square.  are in reality Japanese, spies. j one cup of powdered sugar.      Spread \an(i  sew     to  n plain  green  or white  "Manv  Japanese  of    high  military ; tlris between tbe layers of cake. Then ifonck,  inserting  a rulllo  of  the plain  rank  and  noble  birth engage  in  this  to  one-fourth  cup  of cocoanut      add j^ing-hntn  around  tho edge.     The hem  work.    Somo of them have labored as   four tablespoonfuls  of powdered    su-jof  t]ljs r���������flic may be  hidden  by  fea-  coolics on tbo Russian  forts. jgar and spread thickly ovor top    of j ther stitching, or rows of white tape  "They do not mind the much .work  cake.  and  harsh      treatment usually meted j    Cold     Slaw.���������Sprinkle a quart     of  out to coolies, so long as they    can'finely-chopped  cabbage  with  salt;   let  learn  what  they  want to know.  Rut  it stand an hour or more.    Drain off  ly  ascertainedtho  condition ^of inili- j it lnlIst ,,��������� Im,.;j fop ft jlip������inosp ���������ob-  tho  liquor irrto  a  saucepan.        Thon  tary and      tribunal afia.rsalong the j,onmn    ,Ised      t(J   b(,jnff  troaterI  with .pour  into      it  half a pint  of strong  Afhgsn   frontier,   and   ho   was     going I  corc-i-onrotrs res*u;ct.. to be bullied by j vinegar,  a piece of butter size of"   a  a Russian sergeant and have to toko  the bullcying meekly."  ABOUT  SEALICTG WAX.  "First   Imported   "Ir'roim.   tho  JInto Venice.  hickory nut, a teaspoon of mixed  mustard, half a teaspoon black .pepper,? Lot this come to a boil. Thon  stir in two well-beaten eggs and three  tablespoons  of sweet  croam.        Pour  East  serve es a private soldier  '���������Such  a man  naturally becomes    aland gained invaluable information,  des-crado.     Ho   forms   splendid     nm-1    Many   thrilling  stories   of  his      ox-  terinl  for a      dashing  lender  in   time jploits   nre   told      by   Russian' officers  of war.  and  as a secret'service agent  he  is  most  valuable,  for  he  i.s  ready  to d'*ro anything."  on through the Khyber Pass to Cabul  to maWi propositions to the Ameer  of Aflnanistan... Nothing definite  could It* proved against hint, and ho  wan simply  deported  to  Russia.  A  Russian   officer  named   Stolietoff,  disguised  as a Persian  physician,  actually   did   ponutrntu   t.o   Cabul    somo  timo before  and  caused   a whole    lot.  of trouble in tho relations of Afghanistan nnd England.    Ho returned safe-|    The Hindoos from timo immemorial 'cold water enough to mako a quart  l.v,  nnd  rose  to  tho  rank  of General   Have possessed     lac  and  were accus- ]n  the morning cover the bottom  of  in  tho     Russian     Army,  as did  also  tonrod  to . use      it  for sealing  manti-  a pudding pun     with    any kind*     of  GrodokoCf,     another  famous      central ��������� s.ripts long before it was known     in fruit  (poaches     or  quince " are    very  Asian  STiy. j Europe..    It was first imported   from  nice), and sprinkle with .one-half cup  One of the bravest and most sue-!the oast into Venice and then into of sugar. -Pour tho tapioca over tho  cor-.sful of the secret agents in Trrrkcs- [Spain, in which country sealing wax fruit, and bake ono hour. Servo cold  tan was Paxil Keg. a Russian. Khiv-; became tho object of a considerable with sugar and cream,  nn. During the Turcoman campaign trade with other 'countries under thej Cream Toast.���������One-half cup croam,  ho went backward and forward hun- name of Spanish ware. If shellac be one-half cup milk; one-half tcaspbon-  dreds of    times between   llio .Russian   compounded     into  sealing  wax      im-  ful  stal,      a sinafl     lump  of  butter.  or wash ribbon. This is sometimes  i "led tbo "popcorn pillow," because  of the white pull's which have such  n striking resemblance to popped  corn.  Wo liave recently seen* such a dainty  cushion which was among (ho gifts a  bride brought to hcr now homo,  and  it wtis. so  simple  and yet so  pretty.  Dotted cotton not was filled with tho  down  of   tiro  common   milkweed,   tho  .    . ,, ,, , 'brown seeds  being left  on.        Across  hot over the cabbage arrd serve cold.   tho ,.oom     tho cfr,.ct.  wns of n tnbric  A most     delicious    relish    with    all   brocatIo(i with :l flJ10 irregular pattern  kinds of meat. in several ."hades of cream and brown.  lapioca      I nut   Pudding.-One-half  The cushion wns C1,eptl witll two rnf.  cup of tapioca,  soaked over night in   flos of tho 110fcj four ilK.hcf. wid*e whl>n  TOEPEDO BOAT AfflCES  THEY ARE QUICKLY MADE A3TD  AS QUICKLY MET.  Swift  Little  Destroyers  Sunk    by  Single  Shot���������Searchlight  Defence.  Picture to yourself u cloudy night,  tho season winter, but tho tea  smooth, enough for destroyers und  torpedo bouts to operate. Urr tbo  cruisers executing Uirporlo alt tick no  ligh.s are shown. Every dead liglrt  hits been screwed down, and officers  and men alike must .sloop irr the pro-'  found darkness of tlte airless docks.  Tho ongii.o room hutches are covered  by     tarpaulins. One      faint  light  gliuuucis in the compass on tho high  biiJgo, and ovon this is closely  shrouded says u wiil or in the J-on-  don .Louder.  The wiiti.ii on deck has manned the  quick firing guns and tloiiblo lookouts are posted, some on the fo'c's'le  rTt. if attacked ad eocenes upon the quick  and accurate lire of those light gini.s  and upon tho not. less s-kilftii use of  the seu.chiightK, which uro hold in  readiness to  bo switched ou.     Croat  FUR COAST "Of SUSBX  INTERESTING HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONS.  The Iron     Duke Attended      Shoo]  Thero���������William Black's Tomti���������  Kipling's House.  When tho last bathing KAching has  been drawn up high and dry, when  tho niggurs havo departed, and tho  Punch and Judy man has p.assed  around his shell for the last time,  and the summer visitors have loft tlio  beaches to thn fret nnd fume of the  winter seas; then Brighton shakes  itself and takes on a now lease of  life, says a writer in tin? Christian  World.  Tho winter season treads closely on  the heels of lurtunin. Shops display  the latest novelties; carriages and  motor-cars enliven the fine sen frorit;  hotels nnd boarding-houses are crowded again with visitors.  If Georgo IV., revisiting tho  glimpses of the moon, could put up  once moro at that curious Moorish  palace' which still attracts the eye of  the  inquiring visitor,  what  a chango  caro will bo nwded" to avoid darling.,]^ ,:L������".!-..f������0 ln tho'.UrighthoIrostono  l.ho gunners.   Thc toveral arc    lamps I'  wil, if'rightly used, illumine certain |  lines arrd the Turcoman .encampments --mediately after it has'been'-separated,. Melt-the butter and then add. enough  by fusion from the palest qualities of  gifted flour to make    it still';        Mix  stick   or  seed   lac,   it   then   forms      a  the milk, croam arrd salt and      pour  better  and  less  brittle article      than  who' took 'part in  that campaign,  lie  when   the      shellac  is  fused   a  second  was  detected  once,  as  lie sat around  time.   '  a cnmplire'with, some Turcomans. |    Honco sealing wax prepared iri the  They .overpowered   him   arrd    bound   East Indies  deserves a preference ovinia with   ropes,   intending  to  torture  er  what  can   be 'made  in   other  coun  finished, each' edged with narrow  brown baby ribbon. Tho filling material is common to every country  byway in autumn'.  ���������USEFUL  HINTS.  For fig jolly take a pound of figs,  chopped fine, a cupful of sugar, and  htdf a cupful of boiling water. Doil  to a jelly,  stirring constantly.  Those  who  havo   trouble  with   custards  aro  recommended  to  scald  the  milk to bo used,  set  it aside      until  slowlv  ovor      the  butter    and  flour, ]���������ol'.,ami make \ho custara as usual,  keeping the mixture smooth  by stir-!11"' w,������ llot curt-le  and  AlikhanolT.   the most  famous secrot  srvicc  a"ent   in   Central   Asia,     was  om nf these men.     He is an  Asiatic, i him  at their leisure until  he revealed   tries  by birth a Daghestani. |Russian secrets.    Ho waited until the. ot;s.,:.    Shellac can      be restored  lie obtained      a  commission  in   the jcnmp'irc  burned   low,   proLerrdr'irg      to   some degree however to a plastic and  teiv.icioiV state by melting it with  n very small portion of gum thus  oi' para (irr wax. The palest shellac  should   be  selected   for  bright-colored.  !ring.     When   thickened,   strain  pour ovor toast.    Servo hot.  i    Hamburg Steak.���������Chop round steak  fine and season  with  salt made into  Tart apples and crisp celery cut  up in equal quantities; and mixed  with iiickorynut inoats make- an excellent     salad.?        Servo     on    lettuce  limited areas of dark, murky sea  ahead, or astern, according fo the  plan of attack. For, aft yot, no  officer can predict the iii Illation of  tlio hornols. In the buiikor.s. meanwhile, ail s.eaiucn that, can bo spared  from tho gnus arc aiding tho sweat-  i g .<-tol*eis. The fires need constant  trimming���������aye, untl sUlft.l 'trimming,  too,     in    these     days of water-tube  bOilPI'H.  SWAltitf OF HORNETS.  Turn    to   tlte   other side,  to    that  Utile      flotilla     of   eight   destroyers  whicli is  to  of liis day!  FEW PEOPLE'LIVING.  There can bo vory few people now  living who, -ns-.'Children, saw tho  lights of the "first gentlonian of  Europe's" carriage. Hash past us he  travelled through -the. night to hill  seaside pavilion, though 1 hnvo heard  an old-lady describe a stage coach  j journey she took to -Brighton, what  timo Farmor Georgo, mad and old  and blind, was ''strumming hymns, at  Windsor, while his graceless son played his mud pranks with his courtier  in  the little Sussex town.  Those days  aro still  recent enough  where  the  lac  is  not  indigon-  nattics   brush  with  white of an 0lrR  | hearts with a mayonnaise dressing.  Russian Annv nnd rose rapidb- urrder ! bo asleep.  .SkobelcfT. During the Russo-Ttirkish The Turcomans curled-up in their  *War he served in the Caucasus as 'blankets, one by one, until only two  aide-de-camp      to      the    Grnird  l'lukolwero   on   guard,   some   little   distance  For a enrmel filling for cakes  a cupful of brown sugar in a  cupful of boiling water until  .1 breads. Boat the white of an egg  until stirT, and add to it throe table-  flpo.onfuls      of cocoa  and? half a ten-  boil  half  it  Michael, ..who' commanded the forces ?olT. Then Fa/.il lleg rolled over to  in thnt region. I the   (ire.   picked   up   a  glowing     stick  Toward Vhe close of the war Alik- Iwit.h bis teeth and burned through  hanofT suddenly fell into disgraco the ropes which bound his hands and  throuirh'quarrelling '    with a superior   feet- .���������������������������'���������  o-ii'tcer'nnd challenging him t.o. fight n. '��������������������������� ���������Pile'-itly he stole toward the scn-  dr.ei; He was tried bv court-martial, try who .was guarding the horses and  deprived or his rank and decorations j camels. gripped him by the throat-  and   reduced  to   the ranks. from   the  back,   drew   the   man's  own  Some years afterward Private Alik- | dagger from his girdle and stabbed  hanofT    'turned     up ana in in Central j him to the heart. .  Asia nnd won a commission us cornet. )'��������� Then ho cut loose the heel rone of  of. dragoons bv his valor in the Tur- 'the horse and fled across the desert.  r-oi!*.".'i"cmiipiiigii. But that did not.The other sentry fired at him, but  satisfy him. iho   was   only   slightly' woun'Vd.    The  'I In* Turcomans     routed at      Greek -Turcomans gavo chaso in  vain.  T.*::i������f.*od ��������� ��������� uercss    the      desert  to the !    The Russian secret agent sometimes  has   a   strikingly  varied   career.   Gos-  sealirg wax, tbo dark kind boirig ro-  served for black.        '���������"-���������'���������'"-'.?  The foTbv. irrg formula may be used  foi* making rod seeling wax:��������� Take  fb'1* .pounds of shellac, ono pound of  Venice turpentine, and throe pounds  of vermilion. Molt'.the. lac in a copper pan suspended over a clear' charcoal fire. then add the turpentine  slowly to it, and soon afterwards add  the vermilion, stirring briskly all tho  time .-of ���������mixing., with a rod in either  hnnd.  In forming tho round sticks of  sealing wax  a  certain  portion of tho  fry in butter in spider. At the meat  market you can often got the steak  'already';'chopped. ���������-*, *  Hov/, to. Boil a Ham.���������Put'tho ham  iii to a boiler two-thirds "full-of 'cold  water;? ; sot on thc stove and boil  slowly, six or seven hours, keeping spoonful of flavoring. Pour thc  the same amount of water by filling .hoibntf syrup over tho egg and cocoa,  with hot water as it boils away, then ,nn<1 Rt,r m ������*- howl until it Ivjrdens.  leave the,ham "in tbo water after it j Jo "'"-be cream sauce for venison,  is cooked until perfectly cold, and ,nut ln n saucopan, with half pint  you will find tho moat nice and ton-!of. crailu. ������"e cooked onion, woll  der. Trim off all tho outside of tbe,choImod* i1Ild a pieco of butter roll-  ham before putting it on to boil. jcd   (ini*   worked   in   flour.     Stir      tho  Angc-1 Cake.���������Sift ono teaspoonful : whole ovor tho firo till it boils. Then  of croam of tartar in one cup 'of move the. pan to one side and mix  flour five times, one and three-fourths .in thc beaten yolkstof two eggs and  cuns of srirjn'r and tho whites of elev- '^ spoonful of nnv flavoring preferred.  en'-egrrss  beat  the  whites  to  a    stiff        "  *"       "'"  r' -*"!'   "   "*!-*'   n-sat It u���������o��������� ,| ',,.,* ,,alra,< ou,s ! to mako ono wonder at thc nrag.rifi-  eT.lci.ai t Inei ������������r t ��������� ?' , -^ "*" VnlaccH wllicI' h'iv������ HI"'"������K up  Jut    Ids rr*mKni^t ^Tr"^.SincC  t,,R   ������o*^W,   and     transformed  lies   charged   rtnd   rettt/y   i,      ts    'bow   t0"  ������f thlB twont,rth Cl,������t"'-*v*  tube.      In  its   lonihle'hoad     reposes ANOTHER  MONARCH.  250 lbs. of gun-cotton. From its Another monarch of unsavory  slarp no^i-le projects the "stiikor." memory, Charles IT., is associated  wl.Uh ignites tho cluir*re *on conciis- with Brighton, for it was from this  won. Onu touch of a button will part of the coast, aflor Worcester  joiOit'f' the torpedo and tend it f'ght, that ho made bis escape from  pin iging from tho tube. Th0 simple England. Tho old skipper who uin-  I iHiinnons for discharge have long ed hi.s escape lies buried in a local  ocuii made, so thai the four torpedo  churchvard.  *'   ",''������na\,ci?"r?J.  ,'rh,! d"sti*'<yers      It  is said    that at tho restoration  ..��������� ovh-Jiif   -KvIT*,',   .    "0,"S t������-"iffhl.   the King,  more  liberal,  liko  most  of  ��������� mill i.     * l- no,|,|������ff     Koes  tlio    Stuarts,  in    promises than per-  i   ������    i    II ,!������?'-   ?'f much-,formanccs,  overloolod  tl.o services of  she!   ������.",,   I       n        Vll?0.,H,ounr,or'tho oI'1  mw'nor.  who sailed his  bat-  u   liwod      ,     L,���������      h" *   ������koft������rcd craft     up  the Thun.es  us  a  re--.  ihtt  r?wi'h        h 1-lV0C i",d^-)ni,,,It"-'     ������-"!     was iw.tt.*dod.at  bust.  no-    s   t.rom.t    ,��������� ,       ?"?'���������V   which l with a generous pension.  ovm'    nan  on b      ..''"A " h^'lSh A������      areat^proacher'? such as Rovertson  o.-rinay    Cdl^ho,*   to"^ 1C,lTa:,and  CaI"Jjbc11'  ������'������������ ������'������  FroB ' Church  scathed through tl o /one of fire  which no uinu dreams of evading.  All that one dure hope is that the  torpedo shall fulfil ils mission, tear  the bill lorn out of one'great crtii**t*r  and s.'iid her down. Sin o Wt������ havo  eight dcHtrpyois for tho attack, it  will be hard if wc do not bag nt  least one cruiser. Death in tbe attempt seems piobablc to the  of certainty.  verge  froth,   add  thc  sugar   and  then       the  flour, and ono teaspoonful of vanilla;  on.sis. where they gathered thoir forces together for a desperate resistance. The Russians decided that it  wa.s necessary to make, a-military  survey of the oasis and the routes  by which it could be reached.  Alikliahnff was chosen for the task,  lie s.rsivcllftd to the oasis disguised as  an Armenian trader, taking with him  a caravan consisting of a few camels.  A cornet of Cossacks, named Soko-  ioT. accompanied him, disguised as a  nalh e  caravan   clerk.  Thev reached Merv safely after  six days' journey across the desert,  and irKarnped at rright in the nridst  of t!i? Turcomans. AlikhanolT might probable  simply have spied out tho land and th" en"-  departed, but he r'ew at higher game.  Next day ho boldly threw off the  inns!-:, proclairm-'d himself lo a gathering of tbe chiefs as the representative of the Gr-ctit White Cy.tii-,, _and  n!"a:"ightTIy"^Ueijia"nSwi iheir submission.  Of cours-.*, thoy were furious  Swords were drawn and pistols lev-  oiled  at   his   head   by  dozens  or* rag-  inrr Turcomans, but he calmly rolled  a cigarette  and  said:  "Voir can kill mc if yor: like, but  if you do you will throw away your  " Itij-.t hopo of mercy from my master,  the Czar. Submit, and he will treat,  you as a father. Resist, anrl your  tr;i>,.*- shall till be blotted from tho  the face of the earth."  'ill*; chiefs whom Russia had bought,  quieted thu others, and Alikhanoli'*  bold bearing made a deep impression.  The Turcomans agreed to discuss the  matter, and AlikhunofT Htay.-d tvith  them for a fortnight, in imminent  peril  of death  all   the time.  Disguising himself again, he used  overy opportunity to explore the oasis. Each morning, just'after torn.  ho stole out from his camp to  porlin .Lcssnr i.s a case in point.  He started ns a .Tilwny suryovor.  but showed such marked ability thnt  he was soon employed as a secret  age"t. His special line of work was  exploring tint ravelled parts of Central Asia, but the ompn'liiiT motive  of all his explorations was the mak-  in-r of military surveys.  No risk appalled him. He dwelt  for yc'fo ainon'r tribes bit.teriv hostile to the Russians and was never  detected.  V hen the "Russian, {idynir.ee* to Herat  erra-*od   Fti-innd. :    and     war seemed  I.essar  went   to  London   in  *v   oi  e   f.nrro'-s  er?Motvr   to  writo up the I'ttsr.ian side of the raw.  With   thp   aid   o'  Jfn.-'ii-.-   XovikoT.  he  gained   admission   to   the   columns  of the  best   Fnarlish   news;>.*ino-s     er*r!  .t.hr.-*.*.v_.dest_i.n_. i.l.re.j.'_',es._.()f_flj-j--l'"itish_-i-  public irost  cleverly.     He  pose I  es  n   ,.  disinterested   sci'.'iit.il'c   man   who   hrip  penei   to  know   rlu'l   Ri.'s'*.::*.   hid     riot  ronllv  made any material  atlvuncos in  central   Asia.  liis erticle.s were ;l<*'-ep!od as gospel nti'l h*d a powerful er'o'-t in  cnlmiiv th* I'rilish mind. Nut until  \,o-.,r "perv/ard was it realized that  hu W'.s :n a cut of the l.'rrsnirtn C'ov-  irrrrnoi t.  mnn was Rulevquonf.-  the diplomatic sorrow Mlrur.t.cr l.o ("Ill-  most rliTicult place a  ill.  mass should he weighed whilo it is bako in an ungreased pan fifteen nrin-  ductile. divided into tho desired num- utes. Turn the pau upside down lo  ber of pieces, and then rolled out cool, resting it ou something so that  upon a warm marble slab by moans the' air con paw under as well as  of a smooth   wooden  block  like? that  over the pan.    A good way is to have  Stir over tho firo until it thickens  but do not lot it boil again. Servo  in a sauco dish with the game.  t:s?*d   by  n*..".s-~s  of  stiffs of sealing wax are-'ivist ���������in  mole's wit'-i the oval compound in a  .stcte of fusion. The marks of the  lines of ji'nction of the mould box  may be, afterwards removed by holding the sticks over a clear firo or  passin? them  over a blue gas flame.  J'ar!-!?- sealing      wax  is  made      by  mi*ii;g   lo:;other  two,   three,   or more  apothecaries   for   rolling      a  a tinner "put somo   legs  on   tlio      top  pills.     The   ova 1   and   square   of the pen.  Scalloped Cauliflower.���������Break tho  cauliflower . into small sprigs and  cook in boiling sail, water until tender, pj.ace the pieces in a buttered  pudding dish and pour oyer them a  sauce made as follows: Mix well together one-half pint of bread crumbs,  ono pint of. sweet milk, ono beaten  egsr.   two   teaspoonfuls  of  suit  and  UNDERWORLD EXPIOKATION.  Prof. W. W. Watts, tho English geologist, strongly advocates a'new geological survey of England, which  shall do as much to mako known the  subterranean world there os existing  surveys have clone to make that  which lies on and near the surface.  This demand; grows out of tho evor-  rocrrrring question of tho'approaching  exhaustion of the British coal-fields!  Professor Watts says that there is  still a'i area of concealed coal-fields  loft,   possibly   at   least   as   largo   and  SlGtYAI, IS GIVEN.  Suddenly a' detached destroyer  throws up a blue light���������thc time has  came. Tin dostioyer's will swoop  down at full spend, preserving a  tio.'-o forma lion in lir.e. Clearly  thoro will bo no timo to re-load tho  bow-tubo. Yet wo s^-iall hope to  dif-jchargo  throe  torpedoes  during' tho  ono minute or less Ihat. wo are with- led glass  windows,  representing  in clo.se rango and  under n.hail     of | Archangels     Gabriel,      Michn<*-1  they   arc   in  a  littlo     penper.        Bake  until  slightly  Pr������*'>.ctiyo as those already explored,  From   the   viscidity I browned.    One cupful of diced chicken   ,",t  to  *iovel('P  thcm  work  will   have  or veal  added  to  the .sauce  makes    a  great   improvement. When   this   is  used  allow     an  extra  cupful  of milk  and  a  little more seasoning.  ro'< red Unr's   while  s nii-l'trid   state.  of t'e several portions their incorporation i.s left incomplete, so as to  prndrrce the appearonce of marbling.  0<-od sraling wax is tv.ede simply by  ediiiicr sold chrome instead of vermil-  icn  lo  rhe  melted  mass.     Wax.   may  iied=������,t  tEoducing^a^^;  ^.l !>*���������(,  ,.c~-T*'ial   or1,  other  perfume.  ���������essence  of musk,  ioor  se;\y_ _c us i no n mo dr l,s .  to he done at ,adepth of thousands  instead of hundreds of feet. Tho. first  stop must bo systematic and detailed  exploration of theso invisible fields  ! under tiro guidance of scientific principles.  Thero  se"ms  no  abalement  in       (he I     Youriff rr.arr. beware of tho girl who  pillow craze,  nrrd  here  is a model  for j is too bryy to return your kisses.  'P**s era-tile  ly errvlnyed In  vi o, .-n'l I e is  ni������������������"���������orhaps tin!  Russia.')  rli'iloi.int c->n  Dt:r'nr: the Chinese-.Japanese war  the .'apanrse .showed that they possessed an excellent, secret service, and  ir the 1'ckin relief campaign the allied fo-ces do;>en led almost entirely  nprn t^e inlolligenre |>rdcrrred by  Jan ncfo  s'-i'.s.  Th re i.s every -eoson to suppose  secure 'that In the present wnr their svs-  tem of espionace i.s oven more finely  dcvolor-od. Their immense advantage  in lein'? able to look like Chinamen  i.s too obvious to need dwelling upon.  "After Japan was forced by I'liasLa,  j Oermany and  France, to give np Port  W:\y;y  unobserved a complete survey of the  fortifications erected by tho Turcomans.  At Inst he discovered a j>lot against  his lifo.  and  left. He  had     nearly  convinced the Turcomans of tho     desirability  of  si.i'BOndcr,   and  ho  decided   to   report   to   his   superiors      and i Arthur  and   some  of  tho  other  fruits  then complete his task. |of her victory  over  China,"  snid      a  Whilo he was gone, another Russian i Japanese resident In New Vork, "il.  officer, a Mohammedan named Masir-j io well known that she set to work  begofT. visited Merv in disguise gnd j to become a great military and naval  he wus followed by a young survey-1 power, ablo to fight Russia, if need  or.   Oospodin   Lessor,   who   is      now   arose.  Russian  Minister  at Pekin. Theso I    "All  the world knows how she cro-  men marie complete surveys of the alcd her battalions and warships, brrt.  country around Merv without tho j few people are awaro that im-  Turcoinans'  being  any the wiser. ] mediately after      the treaty of peace  Then Alikhunofi. occompanieri by a j with China sho sent hundreds of spies  few  horsemen,     rode back to    Merv, ' to Corea, Manchuria aud Siberia    to  dressed this time as a Russian officer,  ond derionaed immedfato surrender.  The Tift-eoniaas bownd     to his indo-  gather      every scrap    of  Information  that would bo needed.in timo of war.  "Those men did not work liko tho  firo  from  tlie  cruisers.    Wc nre  close,   it  is  well  known,  within  yards   of    I Iiu  leading slip.      If    detected  we shall  htne  lo-.stonrn '2.0OO  yards through ������������������ a. zone of firo .illuminated    by    Hie     enemy's  soarchligl fs.  Hut  tho oneiny  will   be  closing with  tis.     'J'l-.o (list unco should  be "covered  in- loss ..thin,  ono niiiiuto���������unless     wo  aro struck.      Our  torpedoes,   trained  to     a.     depth of 12 feet, travel    HO  miles an  hocrr     Jn somo 40-'seconds  they -will cither hit or: have '-missed.  TORPICDOFS  mSClIAIlOFB.  At Lift,   "Under cover',  nren,     nnd  stand by," Kays our littlo 'lieutenant  shut ply.     His tone betrays iio- emotion.      Thoro  is-no tirnb for   further"  orders,    and     no need  of any.      Tho j  torpedoes aro already, tri.i.io-i.   ��������� Tliey !;  will  ho discharged by bur lieutenant  conferences' which 'have been held  there, havo given Brighton a moro  worthy, leputntiori than the two  monarchs who aro associated with  its history. ; *  POPULAli EXCURSION.- ,'  " Perhaps tho most popular excursion fronr Brighton i.s to Rottingdoun  tlio homo, until recently, of Rudyard  Kipling, 'lho most pleasant wny of  going is by tho electric railway which  runs along tho soa shore us far as  Black Rock, and tlrorrco orr foot along  the clif.s.  Few villages havo more interesting  associations than Rottingdoun. Tho  Duke of Wellington was ��������� at school  hero. In the picturesque old church,  which boasts tho most ancient lynch-  gato in England, aro threo fine stuin-  tho  and  too j Raphael, by Sir Edward Burno-Jones,  500'whose cremated remains lie here���������a  small memorial tablet oh the. outer  wall of tlie church recording tho fact.  ALSO BUJUEU HERE. _  William Black is also buried - at Rot^.  tingdean. A littlo white slab inscribed "William Black, Author," und  Inuring- tho dates':of his birth and  doo Ih���������ho died in 1898, tho same year  ns Burno-Jonos ��������� marks tbo a ito of  his resting-place. The grave, ac-  cordimr to tho season, is a mass of  heather or ivy, or punsics, or other  flowers: once, among the hoart's-easo,  I saw a brightly-huoci butterfly hovering, reminding ono of a pretty legend  of the soul.  A pleasant rostbig-placo this, within sound of tho sou. and with tho  green Sussex    downs rising.' "against  himself   from    tho conning lower as  ,. .  ,,     . ,  uo     fiisl���������pasT:      ATS'Tiys "Supposing-11"'"nc'?hljor'"ff"���������e'ky-l��������� no.  that wo survive tlio hail of fire;   Wo  shall   firo at  point blank .range     to-  niglrl.    * Nothing could bo gained by  avoiding close contact.   Tlio cruisers  carry r.o  nets at son.   Thoy uro    re  lying ujiorr sliced and nuns.  LOVI'M) THE? DOWNS.  Black loved these downs; and , ono  can understand the i breezinoss of liis  Jmoks when ono remembers that ho  worked, whilo living hero, on alternate days; giving .up. every othor day  A    spurt   of flanro from tho funnel- *-������ n trainj) of ������������������:20 milos or so across  betrays  our prei-oncc  to  tl.o   nnuniy.   Instantly a do?en beams of light, a'ro |  IliJVH  thoso hills whore  Tlirough  tlio strong unhampered days  th own  out  by  tho criiincrs. ��������� Wo < arc  di cpvored,  but thero   is  no  thought  of flight.   Our loader converges upon  the fatal y.ov.e, and wn follow in    his .  wal:o.       A momont Inter our    boats, lain and  lake nnd heather, which  havo errfoied  (ho illuniiiiiiled zone,  Tlio girns begin to bark, aiid to  pump lead and littlo shells over. us.  in  front of us, all around us.    -  But, the end of tho scene is really  Indescribable. In a mintitp,.'. or even  Iu.'-s, the attack is ovcr;vwith its  nwful consequences to attacker and  attacked.  %���������iX^-  ami   ^ *-a',,^..:���������      *'%������!i:iiinii[i������'������n,  Russian Icebreaker Smashing: Ice i������ Vladivostock Harbor.  LIVEONSMAIvL PAY. -  Tho statistical committee of tho  province of. Voronezh, Russia,, a fnir-  ly.���������representative district, shows that  tho average furiiicr's family consists  of eigli t jiorsoirs; that their gross  annual revenue is S105 in money and  5107 in: farm products. Thoy spend  for taxes and rent $48.80; for clothing, 88:48; for tea and sugar, SLOG; for furniture, $1.64; for salt, $1.-  20; for kerosene, 88 cents; for soap,  89 cents; for "articles of personal  comfort," ���������! cents.  CAUSE OF TIIE QUARREL.  She : "So many mon marry for  money���������you wouldn't marry mo for  money,   would you,  dearest 1"  Hc (absently) : "No, darling, I  wouldn't marry you for all tho money in  tho world."  And he wonders now whj* .she did  not speak tho last time he met hor.  Tho tinkling silence thrills.  In that northern country of  mouri-  ho  .also lovod so dearly, his' momory is  kept green by a lighthouso that, year  in and out, flashes its warning  through  the sea-mists.  Kipling's high-walled ���������houso  opposite the church is. an.object of interest  to" visitors;'.' " :.-'���������'       ..-���������'-'-,-;?.'   -"���������' '?i';''" ���������:  USED TO ROAM.   ',  Ho usod to roain about the village  and sea-shore in- the most .unconventional "uttirc, makiiig : friends' ��������� with  f he . inhabitants, 'but dodging' into  shops or other hiding-places, to:-; got  out of view of too curious visitors  from Brighton. "To see Kipling  standing on tho cliffs,, br .turning back  every., now. und'then to? look at tlu������  village," said someone who stayed  thoro when ho was living in the place,  "gavo one an idonjiow much he lovod  it.-. He . dErank in the surroundings ns  if ho had novel* clapped-eyes on Rot-  tingdoan before. Again and again, ,-  when walking j>n tho cliffs, ho would  turn tound to gaze nt tho old cliurch-  to wor and the rambling-houses.  Traveller:���������"Do    the     trains     for  IWaxtonbury     leave     this -sinlion '!"  I Porter :���������"They always have so fur;  but the thing .is getting pretty  shaky, and it woul-dn't bo-' strango  some day to sec ale >f the trains  carrj-ing it ott,"-  ��������� :���������:���������/:/rTS/i-.'irr.' .-���������. ?  ���������  &**<������c������<'~m������<������<������:������<**'4������:'C������><,<',<'**>>'>'>  "i* ���������      ' ?  * Maria Marten and f  % the fed Barn.     I  <<���������:������������������:":������������������:������������������:������������������:������������������:������������������:������������������:���������������������������:���������>������������������������������������:���������������������������������������������:���������������������������$  In the third decade of the last century tiieru wore few prettier lasses  in rlttit j-ait cf Suffolk than Maria  luui'leii, the "old' mole-catcher's  dti: gliter,"   of  Polslead.  Buxom, yot light of foot, with  la go violet-blue eyes, oval face,  small mouth and chin, and a profusion of red-gold hair, she wa.s the ur-  l:rr-mi'.*:god bull*, uot only nf the  village in wkkh .*-hc rcsitlcd, but of  t.I i> wholo coimlr.v,*-ide for many mile's  -mound.  Of courso, she had suitors plenty:  and, oip ally of course, sho co([t;otted  wi Ji tbem nl.���������until William Cordor  cuir.o along.  lie was of a superior social position to Ier, being by occupation a  fairly well-to-do yeoman farmer. But  liis fait, be u veered, need make no  ditto ome.' lie tvas not only willing  to  uitiko  her  his   wife,  but  anxious.  But  *  Why is there always a 'but" in  these ciu-cs ? And why. when 'tliere  is, docs it always follow that the  woman and not the man, sutlers?  Wil iam Corder's "but", vvas due  to fear of his widowed mother's  wralh and consequent' disinheritance  ���������so ho said.  Mui :rt, womanlike,- trusted liim.  And tiio iest.lt was���������well, what tho  iesi.lt almost always is, under similar (iicuni.stuiK.es.  His passicn sated, the girl's reproaches became gall and wormwood  lo tie l.igh-spitited but evilly-disposed yo'..ng man. Quarrels wero frequent, provoked usually by his  (aunts or his coldnc-s. But Maria  held him to lis promise���������and, thereby, sigi.e'd hor own death-warrant.  Cordor set about his dreadful purpose in the most methodical manner  poss-ible. To uso his own words-  uttered, of course, long afterword���������  he "was not. going to leave anything  to diance."  He dot ided to shoot the girl in the  Red Barn, the biggest granary on  his farm, and to bury her bo'dy within the bid ding; arrd to this end Ire  carried thither a spado, a pickaxe,  ond a pistol.  Then he waited on old Marten, and  expre sed his willingress to redeem  his oft-repcato'd promise by marrying  Ma'ia "straigl t off the reel."  Only, lo insisted, llternliaif must,  te I*opt an absolute >e~rot' from his  reoplc, and to that cn'd it ��������� must be  a marriage by license, and not by  ba1 ns.  Pe aslo'J, therefore, that Marin  should quit her father's house in tho  ea ly niorning, disguised in male attire. She was then to repair, by a  Co iows and unftcquented loutc,  the Red Ba*n, where she could don  hor own clcthes, and whence he  would convey her in a chaiso. which  le had in readiness, to Jpswiih Par-  ifch  Church.  T* c gi I did os sho was hi ', full  of joy ot the thought-that she was  going at last'to "be made an honest  woman of," and unsuspicious of evil.  But first she took farewell of her  family, "for," she said, "our honeymoon is likely to he a long one."  As a matter of fart, however, Cor-  <?er reappeared in the course of the  revt tvvo or three days: but, of  course, without Maria. To tie an-  ���������vious i'ltpi ies of her mother and  father le replied that' sho was well  and happy, and ho explained her.  non-rctvrn by saying that, now sho  was lis wife, she wished to sever all  connection with the vi'lage which  had been the scene nf her shnmc. Also, as a  fui ther ica^on, he sal'd _h'e  hnd  distance,"* lest  his  mother  might  get  to  hear  (f  thc  nrariin-c.  Tl.i* was in May, 1827, and things  continued in pretty mutli tho same  stato unf'l the middle of tin* following Se; tcrnhcr.. Then Cordor, declaring he would be royarated from  "lis ('a'li-g Maria" no longer, quitted Siuljolk with the averred object  of rcioiiiing le--.  Brfjre leaving he drew all his  ready money, amounting to about  ������4.00,. from the local bank. JTo al-o  bad the Red Barn crammed full tb  the rafters with form produce.  Subroquently  severol   letters    wore  re* rived  by I is  mofcr,  as  well     as  ~ "by "the-: Mart ensp_an"d?~in_the.'-e���������latter  he stated  that  he  wns living     with  Maia in the Isle of Wight.  But it was remarked that the envelopes invar iably, bore the London  po'-tmark, and strange surmises-and  sis-i'. iois began to be entertained-in  comouuence. It wits, too, considered a curious thing that rro personal  communi ation had been ie'-*oived  from the nowly-wc-J'de'd  "wife."  Tho parents of tho unfortunate girl  were, howevor, still boiicfnJ, until  about the middle of the month of  .March,; 1828. Then Mrs. Ma-ten  dreamt,- on three successive nights,  tliat l.er daughter bad ' been murdered,  and  buried in  the  Rod Barn.  Each dream, sho declared, was  identical.- She saw the'tragedy pass  before hcr sleeping eyes as though  she woro awake and actually witnessing it. And sho; described minutely  the exact"rp'ot beneath which the  body lay hidden, the wounds that  , would be discovered upon it, aiid  the ;< "clothing irr wliieli it would be  found attired.  For a lime her husband laughed jj.fc'  what he deemed her "superstitious  faith in dreams"; but at length. "Ip  euro her mind," lo repaired to the  Red Barn, which had been by tliis  lime emptied of grain, and dug at  tho spot indicated in tho tbidcc-re-  pcalod  vision.  And there, sire enough, lay tho  ho,:y of his unhappy 'daughter, rrrti-  .<Haled in exactly the fashion bis  wife had foretold, and attired-���������as  Mrs. Marten hnd said it. would bo attired���������in shift, petticoat,- and corsets.     ;"��������� ���������''".���������'  Naturally thc cxriI einent In tho  neighborhood wns Intense. An  iu-  tp.'o I. was held. ir. verdict, of' wilful  murder was returned, ngniiii't Cordor,  and Ho officers of JuoUce wok.- put  upon his truck. But for a long timo  .l-.u eluded pursuit.  Tn fact, it seenred ns if ho ha'd  vanished into 'thin air, and the detectives engaged upon the cnr.o wero  almost in despair, when quite by accident,, it came to their knowledge  that ii person answering to his description had some timo previously  inserted a. matrimonial advertisement  in  a London paper.  Following up this slender clue, tlie  polico succeeded at length in running  I im to earth at Grove House Academy, near Brentford, where, in conjunction with u wife, whom he had  married about five months previously, be was carrying on a school for  young laVties.  Thc house ho Iind caused to be  Varred and fenced in such a wny that  ingress or egress, without tbe owner's rorini sion, was alike exceedingly ifitlicult, und the ofllcors argued  from this that ho meditated a desperate resistance.  Thoy therefore hud recourse to a  little stratagem. One of them, a  man named Lea, represented that ho  liad a.daughter whom he wished to  put t.o school there, and by that  means obtained admission and an interview.  Cordor received his visitor in tho  breakfast-room, where were bis wife  and th Co other ladies. TTo was in  I is dressing-gown, and before bim on  the table lay his watch, with which  he  was  timing  the boiling  of     some  *-*������gS'  The officer at once revealed his identity, and, having drawn Corcfer on  one side, informed liim that no held  a'warrant for his arrest on n charge  of murdeiing a young woman mimed  Maria Marlon, lately residing at  Polstead,  Suffolk.  Thc murderer denied his identity,  and made as if to leave tho room,  but was promptly secured. Tho bouse  wns then tearched, and a brace of  pi tols wero found in a small velvet  tag, " such as la'cios wero wont at  that time to earry suspended from  ilicir girdles.  This bug was later on identified by  Mrs. .Marten us having been in the  possession of lier daughter when she  quitted tho house for the last timo.  A further examingtion of Grove  House also brought to light, con-  coaled be" ind thc wainscoting, a  sharp-pointed dagger; and this was  sw,orn to by a person named OITord,  a cutler, cf rolitead, as being one  he bad ground for the prisoner only  a- 'day or two prior to tiio presumed  date'of the committal of the crime.  Thc trial took place at Bury St.  Edmund's, beforo Lord Chief Justice  Alexander, amid such scenes of public excitement ns had never bcon witnessed before in that part of the  country. So much as ������50 was offered for a seat in court, and on the,  morning of tbo opening day although rain was, falling heavily,  thoittands of persons besieged the  Court House from live o'clock in the  morning.  -Tic defence s:et up by Cordor was  almost- identical with, that raised  to It he-oilier day by tho miscreant "Dou-  gal,_to account for tho' death of  Miss Holland at tho Moat Farm.  And, indeed/ lie told a most ingenious story. It failed, however, to  convin, e the jury, and a verdict  of "Guilty" was returned���������a. verdict  which was acknowledged as a just  one by the unhappy man a moment  cr two before 1 is execution.  Few criminal, stories took a stronger hold on the imaginations of tho  I ooplo of a past generation t ban did  the somewhat .sordid one of "Maria  Marten and tho Rod Barn." Books  innumerable were written about it  and around it. It was woven into  several dramas, width wore played  up and 'down tho country for* years  to crowded  audiences.  While-such vast throngs journeyed  to Polstead to soo and co.ivc.so with  Mrs. Matte.., whose dream had been  lhe means of bringing the crime to  light,  fat, astute woman, b.v cliarg-  VLADiraTOCO POSITION  IMPREGNABLE     TO  The     Coassack  driver-,  perche'd     unconcernedly      on' the seat,   in    green  coat and huffed red sleeves, forms a  ASSAULT ludicrous picture to the non-rcsideut.  FBOM THE SEA.  Ways     and Habits of the People���������  Impressive  Russian  Officer.  Entering any of  tbo many harbors  of      China one  becomes  immediately  Tho traveler, anticipating a "delightful drive, takes his sent in the vehicle and almost immediately tho  ho?se, at a word from thc driver,  with a leap" is oif. The Coassacl.s  are very proficient in driving and  handling these conveyances. Thoy  start  the animals very quickly    and  ome*   ... mcu.u^jr . h       8U,,donnci,s unyt,ling but  aware ot being in the land of John leA.sant to the passenger*, Thoy are  Chinaman by the numerous pagotlas , ,ously rcch,e!S > driv,llfff and  fishing vi luges and harbor crn.t that ���������* ������      ���������    d w, h consj(f0'rable  confront Lho eyes of every alteration ! jenieril to Undertake a drive es-  of     the ship s courso.    1 ho vory at- ,tt���������/    on    Ul0    ,ouds of Vladivo-  ip s courso.    JT.o very  mosphorc is redolent of that peculiar  aroma so characteristic of China.  Vladivostock d'ilVorentiutos itself in  many ways from other Oriental cities  Japanese, Chinese, Coroans and Russians ure thc predominating classes  and tbey have built the city architecturally rude m character, but ini-  jirognuble to assault. The harbor  entrance from Peter the Great Bay  loscmblos that of San Francisco; not  only aro thc entrances almost identical in formation, but also arc tbe  names; you pass through' the Golden  Gate ut. San Francisco, .and enter the  Golden  Horn at  Vladivostock.  Tholtussian stronghold constructed  in  the  Far East.       Vladivostock  stands to-day as the pioneer outpost  j   '   wc]j  stock whero the prevailing conditions  make driving rather more of an experience  thnn  tt pleasure.  In every hotel bullet, corridor and  balcony one is confronted b.v tho  Russinn ofliccr; well built, natty, dignified and doubly proud und conscious of the fact thut he is a, servant of his lord, the Csuir. The  word "Czar" is seldom used by  Russians; they speak of their monarch as "Emperor." Tho Russian  officer comes almost invariably from  the well-to-do or aristocratic families, an'd support himself from his  private income. He could not hold  his social position otherwi e,' as tho  Czar does not pay liis officers     any  JAPANESE WOMEN IN WAE  DEEDS  LIKE   THOSE  OF  WOMEN OF SPARTA.  THE  of Russian advance into that region  Situated an a gentle elope of I.i.Is,  on a curve of the Golden Horn, the  city is so screened as to bo entirely  concealed froth without the harbor.  Owing to. tho strategical position of  the many small islands lying in and  about the harbor heavy pieces of  ordnance havo been mounted on commanding* and advantageous points  to insure safely from a sea attack.  While in tho city the writer counted  forty-three fortified positions pro-  tecting  THE HARBOR ENTRANCE.  Vladivostock (prounced Vlod-ovo-  stock) is essentially a port of and  for the Russians. This is manifested  in a marked degree by tlie absence  ol English-speaking t-lerls in the  hotels and commercial houses, which  is not the cas.e in any otiier part of  the Orient. Tho Russians do nol  encourage immigration of aliens, but  supplement tiie population by send  ing numbers of their own peoplo out  either by. steamer or across Siboiia  by tho great railroad.  Tl.o city has probably the poorest  hotel accommodations in tho East.  Thoso places look sumptuous and  comfortable from without, but experience - and contact within tires.*  self-stjled liosteiiies has unmistakably proved that the Muscovite hns  yet much to learn concerning the  managing of hotels. Tho English-  speaking traveler enters the hotel to  discover to his chagrin that tho  hotel start has not been "coached  even in the simplest English " mono-  syliablos. Tulri'g into consideration the..language of Russiavto be  an accomplishment requiring, strenuous labor to acquiro it is obviously  certain the poor foreigner who  chances__to come"., into closo quarters  with' a'-VIadiostock hotel will not  better iris temperament in remaining  too lorg a time.  Vladivostock is a military city.  Commercial houses thrive there.  Asiatic aliens have settled in great  numbers, but* above the clattering of  comme co, the confusion of tongues.  ! the click of machinery, is heard thn  voice of thc military. The houses of  the lower classes are particularly  squalid and dirty; justly litted to  slid ter those whose ideas on cleanli  Just the reverse to the officer is  the Russian soldier, an inherent disciple of filth, dirt ond squalor. He  is irregular of feature" arid big nf  physique, but bis stupidity'is most  pronounced; and strongly verifies the  fact of govermental r.e.ilect cf tho  lower clu������ses in the matter of education. But stupi'lity, however, bus  its moments of relaxation,  oven in  A RUSSIAN SOLDIER,  brutish nn'd ignorant as ho is. The  foi owing incident, which happened in  Vladivo tock during tho writer's sojourn there, will tend to illustrate  the feelings of animosity against the  Jnpunese which at present prevail  throughout Siberia and Manchuria.  There were numbers of Japanese in  Vladivostock following vatious vocations, and short as they are, thoy  were not too small in stature to be  seen and ferreted out by Russian  soldiers, who took fiendish delight in  handling thcm roughly nnd intimidating them. Ono afternoon, a  short time ugo, a big burly Russian trooper, coarse and bloated in  faie and figure, and a beard that  none   but a    Russian   cla'o   exhibit, ,  strutted up   to a little, almond-eyed   arc not lacking in patriotic devotion,  brown man on one of the main roads      There is an anecdote concerning the  Loss  of Son or Husband    For the  Mikado  Is   Accounted  An Honor.  No nation has a better right to bo  proud of what its women have dorro  in wartime than Japan. Even thc  mothers and wives of ancient .Sparta  have been rivalled in deeds of patriotism and sclf-sucrif.ee by tho women  of Japan. **  In the feudal times, which camo to  an entl in .Japan only thirty years  ago, all gentlewomen were trained in  this use of the sword and Innce. Tho  women of the samurai class received  a regular military education antl if  the castle of a dainrio w,os besieged,  thoy wero capable of assisting in the  defence if necessary,  A noted instance of tho martini  prowess of tho Japanese women occurred during tho siege of tho castle  of Wal.-nn.atsu in 1809, where the  .Shogun mndo his final stand against  the forces of the Mikado. .Nearly  ona thousand women and girls bo-  lontring to the families of sttmurui at-  snch'ed to tho Shogun fought behind  the barricades and on the castle  walls. Many of them wero killed in  battle, while not a few committed  suicide rather than undergo the humiliation of defeat.  Vot tho Amazonian finalities of tho  women of old Japan did not detract  from their womanliness. They wero  tender mothers and loving wives. Tho  nursinrr of tho wounded and sick vvas  part of the education of every samurai woman.  With tho passing away of tho age  of chivalry in Japan, upon tho downfall of the Shogunate, the Japanese  woman was called upon to face new  conditions, and how she mot these  conditions is shown in the history of  the  CHINESE WAR OF 1895.  It is a matter of record that some  10,000 Japunese women volunteered  to get to thc front ns nurses in the  field hospitals at the outbreak of tho  Chinese wnr, and advices from Japan  state that tho number ol womon volunteering to go to tho front as nurses to-day is greater than in 1895.  But  tho  women     who  stay  at  homo  might prove worthy of the honor of  wearing tho Mikado's uniform.  One day, when the old woman was  returning to hor home from the temple, sho met a messenger who told  her thnt her son had been killed in  tho  attack     on  Port   Arthtf. The  mother's eyes grew    dim with  tears,  and she swayed unsteadily for a moment.     Then  sho  turned  and  to go back to the temple.  "Where aro you going?" cried the  messenger. "Don't yorr understand  what I sayV Your son has boen  killed."  ���������'Vis. 1 understand." said the old  woman, calmly, "and I nm going to  thank Ojin for tho honor ho has conferred upon me."  Tho Japunese woman who above  nil others distinguished herself in  wnrtiiro was the Kinpross Jingtt Ko-  go, who led a Japanese army in person to Corea irr 203 A.I), and conquered   that  country.     Sho  was onu-  HON.  AUGUSTUS   C    GREGORY.  He Is Termed the v-'r&nd Old Man  of Australia.  Thore was a jubilation in Queensland on the last birthday of tho  "tlrand Old Man" of that state. Ho  is the Hon. Augustus Charles Ore-  gory, 83 years old, and a resident of  started Australia since he wus 10. Uo will  be remembered as ono of the greatest  explorers of the continent.  All  maps of Australia showing the  routes  of  the explorers   who     solved  its  mysteries   mark     the  trucks      of  !Gregory     through      North  Australia,  ;through  the  inner part of West  Aus-  tra'in,   and   along   the  southern  edgo  :of tho desert.    Ho brought     to light  ��������� important  regions  that  were  fit    for  ; settlement and  arc now  among     tho  prosperous      parts  of     the  Common-  :wealth, though  it was long supposed  [ they could nol be turned to good account.  ally    renowned      for  her  beauty    hcr j    Yo Gregory   decided   thnt      his  piety, her energy and her martial va- 'pnrt.nls nccdcd  a ciockf  nlld  wl)c��������� ho  lor  wa.s fourteen  he made one,    but    of  .She assumed the supreme, power on |      'h  materia,s  as  he  couid  plck  UPi  in     ,l.-,.,������l,     r.t     I.ah     I.,,,.!......!        .1...     A1!l.n * ?   '  the  death  of hor  husband,   tne   ,uiKa-   nntj  do Cliiun.'.ii. in 200 A. U., and immed- '  the  Mika  it  kept good  tune  for      eight  .  .  , , , ... . vears.       When  hc  was  eighteen      ho  lately demonstrated her military gen-   mJ���������t  lhe  first     flollr  Jni���������   in  Quccns_  ins by suppressing a formidable re-;,������������������,,_ forKing all tho ironwork for it  bollion. A few years Inter sho in- i from old bodstl.a(]s ���������tlfi exploring tho  ynded Corea, ant quickly subjugated . mountniua for miilston.*s. which he  that country. .She dressed m male | ic,.cd out and fnshionr,(1 with ,,is  attirn and fought at the head of her *own ,mn(,s from U]e ffrunite near M,  soldiers.     Aftor her return from    Co-; j,o,-,-0  rea she.gavo birth to a son who! ���������e'wns KCarcoIy more than a boy  became thc Mikado Ojin and like his whcn he desitrne<i the apparatus for  mother a. great warrior, Jingu Kogo;the f���������.st rev���������lvinir ,iffht on Rotnest  rs worshipped ns the goddess o. war lJsialuIi wherc a lighthouse was neod-  in Japan to-day. and her soir Ojin as |e(,  for thc safetv of sllippin!?. __    nie  * ������������������fi,K'or wnr-        , , ,        contrivance   worked   without   a   hitch  I he history of thu feudal warfare , frr thirty-five vears, till it vvas rein Japan is replete with instances of |pjaccd bv a ]a*rfiCr one_, ���������  the heroism of the womon. It often j During' his explorations he discov-  I happened that thc wife of a daimio jercd a bed of iron ore in western  was called upon to defend thc castle Australia, fused some of tho metal  from attack during tho absence of in n blacksmith's forge, turned it  her husband. Sho was well qualified into steel, made a pen-krrife blade of  for the task both by training and !it oml molintod it in a handle of  experience. kangaroo bono.     Some    officials   cx-  Consrdermg what Japan has been rresse(1 doubts that it was n bona  in tho past, it does not seem strange lf]dc pro<juction. but Gregory was  that; tho  Japanese   woman  of -to-day ;nb*e  to  provp  that tho 6l0ci  was ao_  Atis-  and  demanded  of  him  bis  passport. . mother of tho heroic Commander Ha-  The Jap,  not being    gifted in     the  kamoto, who vvas killed on the bridge  should possess a keen  martial spirit  and intense patriotism.  RABBITS WORTH $805,000.  Value     of     XastYear's   Shipments  From Australia.  tenlly  tho  product  of  western  tralian  ore.  When his chronometer got out of  order he was able to repair it in the  desert and continued the observations  in which it played an important  part. Not a few of his. astronomical  determinations     of    geographic posi-  pu'TO'cly   rlaced   her  at somo ' irff eath cf hor would-be interviewers  a regular -fee of one shilling, was enabled to accumulate a sum which  ore- tuully precluded all danger of  her ending her 'days in the Union���������  then the usual falo of countrywomen  cf her class, when past work.���������Pearson's  Weekly.  language of the country, explained in  his best Knglish, accompanied by .a  doft of the cap and a sweepi-g bow,  that he had left his identification  paj.-ers at home, whereupon- tl e Russian, probably becoming' incensed  over tlie politeness of the Japanese,  which possibly looked to him as affected, .soiled the littlo subject of  the Mikado about the neck and violently shook him until his head actually rattled, and marched liim oft  to headquarters, in tho meantime  muttering between his teeth in the  most broken Englisli imaginable  "BY-AKD-BY FIGl-TT, EH ?"  Since the advent of the present  Russian-Japanese embroglio ,the Rus-  siaa oflicia.s in Viodivottock and  elsewhere in the Orient spared no  pains and trouble in keeping a closo  watch on the Jaianese in thc country. It was well known to, the officials that there were many Japanese'  within    their     city  and thereabouts  Rabbits,  which  have  been  the post   tions  have stood  thc  tost  of      later  of  Australia and  New  Zealand      for .observations.  many years,    have    now  become       a J    0nc day when Ko was travelling in  source of largo revenue.     Froron  rnb-   tho    vast     deserted plains ho decided  of his ship, the Akagi,  at tiie buttle i^l XZJ^L ���������}"C.. ������L?���������JS������~������ ?-���������. , '^ ^ prOVi"Si������nS    WCrC l������������    hcavy  of Yalu,  which shows how the' spirit |*'  of patriotism flames in tho hearts of  Japanese women.  swore exported  from  Victorial,  Kow  ness  are  in     strict  accord  with  the ! acting in  the capacity; of merchants,  condition     of    thoir    abodes.,     Tho  streets     arc     like the'houses', dirty.  An official of the Navy Department  called on the family of tho naval officer-to convey, as delicately as possible, tho news of his death. Having  communicated his tidings to a member ol" tho family, ho was about  depart, when tiro shoji slid open softly antl the "aged mother of the dead  ���������commander staggered into tho room.  Sbe bad boon an accidental eavesdropper* and had heard all. Trembling with emotion she bowed low to  the visiting officer and said:  "Tell tho Emperor I rejoice that  a son of mine has been able to be  of sonic service to him  wore too  for his party to carry antl yet every  Zealand, last vear, in addition to'o"nc0 of food was needed. Hc set  $70,000 worth of preserved rabbits. ;to work to reduce tho. weight while  This business is dailv increasing, -preserving the nutritive qualities.-  Now that tho trapping industry is j Be found that ho could greatly re-  snch an important onu. employing u-s'cI"co the weight of his salt pork by  it does several thousand hands, and melting it. He also discovered by  is largely elTcctivc in keeping the experimentation that the llour lie  t"0 rabbit pest in check, tho chances arc*.turned into  that the methods    " ' *  pression now onf  will  at  least  be  moderated  government.  biscuits weighed moro  ds of'compulsory  sup-;than the biscuits,  lforced on land-holders '    Th'! bright idea  by  occurred to  him of  the   making meat "biscuits.    -So he mixed  1 flour    with  melted  pork     and    tinned  beef.    The biscuits turned  out      woll r  dusty,     and     the receptacle for thu  garbage of the pooler classes.  A DRIVE OVER THE ROADS  of Vladivostock is both instructive  and exciting, und affords'one a sufficiency of exercise that oven several  hours of physical culture could not  induce.   The favorite  inoi'c  of     con  veyance  the "isiwasi-.chiek,'  considered disloyal to the. Mikado to -getting  inside  woop-for those who had had the bon- I becomes  s;hort  on  or to die fighting for-him.        When a  wifo or a mother heard  that a hus-  Tho rabbits in Australia and New j'  Zealand wore originally shipped fromionn weighed only about one-half as  Png'and, and it is almost impossible .'much as the moat and flour scpar-  to keep thorn out of the cattle ranch-! atc,*v-  es.     Fences  have  been     built around I    These aro only a few of tho     many  these vast stations  with .a wire  net-;wa-vs in     which his    ingenuity     and  tho' ready   resources     contributed   to   tho  '���������        ' ���������       success    of bis enterprises.  many  years  Surveyor  Some  Japanese   women  refused    to!tin'f sllnk eighteen  inches below     --,.._     ci���������  weep over thoir dead, because it was   surf-:cc \������ prevent  the  rabbits    from , complete    sue  ���������"*" "*J~    but  as  soon   ns  grass |J ������   w������l"     Ior  he  outside  jBunnio" will burrow under the  In-*  Tap from seeingiloo much there wero  frequent clashes between tlie Russians and Japanese. Imprisoned  Japs oftentimes had recourse to tiro  Mikado's diplomatic representative,  which resulted in many cases in the  ulleged offender's being sent out of  tl.o country.  ,     ,   ,       , . ,      ,      , . ,        The  Ja'iancsse found  it exceedingly  four-wheeled vehicle closely re-embl- ) difHclllt to lnovc about in any part  ing a victoria, wilh the exception I of Siberia or Manchuria without  that one horse is hitched between the. Uussian oJncials becoming cognizant  shafts,  and another to tbe side     of  but who  wore in reality government i , ,        , ���������, d ,    b ".  spies.     Because ot     those    stringent I  .      A,._ ���������__,     .4 ,       measures  adopted  to  keep  the    wily ��������� *-10  the first horse, but outside tho shaft.  BIVOUAC OF THE RUSSIANS.  the first expression littered, wus  an acknowledgement of the honox  conferred upon her b.v the gods in  being bereaved for the  CAUSE OF THE EMPEROR.  To tho Wostern mind such patriotism appears-to be fantastic and hard  to understand, ,1'n the light of Japanese history it does not seem so  slrangc.  Tho spirit of patriotism in tho Japanese women of the present generation is the outgrowth of- ages of  fciifolism. The loyalty and devotion  whith* tho women of past generations  gave to their feulal family head arc  in tho present gor.oration given to  tho Mikado.  In timo of war the Empress of  Japan sots an example for all iho  womon of the country by hor activities in behalf of all those who aro  sulTcring or in distress. She may  bo-soon-frequently���������visiting���������tho-groal-  'Mr  w ire  n"tting and oat up the grass on thc  insido.  of 'the fact.   This is the main reason  why thoy (tho Japanese) a* e entirely i  tit s:ea concerning the quota rf Russian    forces   at   present in  tbe Far  East.  If the Russians ferreted out thc  Jays in Slbei ia and Manchuria, they  al*.o lost no timo .in studying tho  strategical zones of the Japanese  empire through tho medium of government, French' or Englismen. . The  most-important-fortified _posi tions-in  Japan are tho entrance to Nagasaki I military hospitals, accompanied by  harbor at Shimonosoki, thc southern a'party of court ladies and noble-  ontrnnco to tlo Inland .Sen, the    ox-jnieii"s 'wives.  tensive positions on tiro Island of ��������� ,rt;ilow-jng the example of tho Eni-  Avyaji which command the northern rc8Si. all the great ladies of Tokio  entrance to the Inland faoa,  nnd the  ^ do-what  thoy  cm.  to  relievo  ine  of  works  commanding  tl.o     on- j ^ ^^ nnJ ^..^ t,mt ,-lev,t_  trance- to .,���������,,-������ ably follow war.    There is no     class  YOKOHAMA   AM)   IOKIO. |<)f    womun thnL    dot!!. noL contribute  Theso    positions   art* of vital iinpor- -something to this cnt.su; even     those  tam-o to the .lupnneso nrrd  thoy    al-  imtterflies, the goishtis, and  tho    tin-  low no cameras or sketching    within f happy     creatures  in   the  Yoshiwarus  a radius of .several miles of any bnt-;g|vu their shore,  lory..     During thc past fow    months.    u js lml 01lly U)u w-oinen of the sn-  TEMrERATURE FOR WORK.  Dr. Benjamin Ward Richardson  found, after' long experiments and  practice, that 04 deg. Fahr. is tho  best temperature in which to conduct mental labor. If tho temperature   falls  below  this   tho   mind  General of Queensland, nnd in his  peaceful old ago all Australia do-  lights to honor him.   (   REFORMS  1ST INDIANS  ARMY.  be-  Lord  Kitchener's lurcc reforms,  comes  drowsy  and   inactive;   and       if,  Regiments     iTow     Numbered     on  European Plan.  The re-numbering of the regiments  of tho whole Indian army, which was  published   recently,   is      lho  first      of  and  .was a much more difficult and deli-  it rises much above there is a relax- 'cate task than might appear at  ed state of the body and mind which | first sight. Many of the regiments  soon lends to falrgue and exhaustion, jbore names which they haa made  it is i.njriorti.it that the tempera- ; illustrious, and these bad to be  ture be- t'he samo In all parts of tho'bo worked into a general schoino of  room, and that it is steadily main- '��������� numbering. It is said to have boon  tained.   * done  after      consultation   with      tho  various corps concerned, and to havo  caused   satisfaction.     Thus  Skinner's *  -Mrs.  : "        ALL DOWN.  Kewlywcd���������Doctor,  that.  bot-  Ilorsc,    Hodson's    JJorso.        Jacob's  Horse,   "the  Lo.val  Regiment,"   Rat-  id i tary's Sikhs,  the Queen's Own  Corps  tlo of medicine you  left for baby-  all gone. jof Guides,  ond  many others      retain  Doctor���������Impossible ! I  tcld you  to i lheir famous      old  names,  while      a  gi>:*LiLhii_a.J,casi!ppnful_oiice_.-ijjJip^rJn.imber_prc^jing thc_name_-shows  Newlywcd���������Yes;      but John, *theil.    Iace ju Lhc gcllerai scheme, cx-  mother and  the nurse  ���������������������������,    illdoe(ii   thu  Uuides,   who     keep  Mrs.  and ' 1  and  months j  several  foreigners who happened     to j  be in the vicinity (>r certain of these j  positions     woro   -taken - into  custody  and had considerable"difficulty In so-j  curing  their  release.      Tho  Jnpar.cte j  alarmist   press    spread   the     report |  through.     the    country: that  several j  Russian spies had  bcon', detected"     in  making  map's  of ��������� fortifications      and  had  been  arrested.   Sot  a  little  excitement    was  cn.usiod .thereby.    .-So  suspicions hud the Jnps become that  any foreigner Who happened; to be in  a. district, littlo  frequented   by      foreigners,   vvas  shadowed  and  followed  by soldiers'and. police?in.'disguise until ho n\ado his wny. back to-one    of  thc open ports. ���������  While tho writ or was standing on  the deck.of a small..steamer in tho  little land-locked bay of Nagasaki,  previous to starting on Ills trip to  Vladivostock, there came aboard un  elderly man, slovenly in appearance  and unkempt of fnee, who took .'passage in the steoi'uge. When lho  steamer arrived in Vladivostock this  person was one of the first, lo dis-  T'h'e    next    afternoon the  mum! class who show passionate  patriotism' iir wartime. All classes  of society nro represented in the modern Japunese army, and tlio peasant  woman litis given proof that, sho is  quite us devoted to the Mikado as  j the samurai lady.  A story is told of an old peasant  woman who sent hor only son to  fight for the Emperor iii tho Chinese  war. By depriving herself of everything but tho barest necessaries of  life, and toiling" early and Into in  tho fields, slio had been able .to givo  her son a superior education, and sho  had the satisfaction of seeing him  fairly started on tt business career,  which promised to bo successful, when  the call to arms sounded/  The little-peasant .mother bade her  son give tip his business and enter  the ranks of the army. The boy did  as his .mother wished, und his regiment was. one of the first to set foot  ON   CHINESE   DOIL.  Every morning just beforo daybreak  the  littlo (-"visunt -woman  roso    and.  have to ouch take a teaspoonful, too,  in order to induce baby to take it.  ���������-������������������*--���������    * ������������" *-"  ���������",*-- uvij    gal      III   trrcrr   r  ur.Imnl drew my sword from its scab-jjt   ns Rengnl d<  bard   rose in my slirrujw. cried 'For- ;diyrs" to  t,)e ur  ine the rest of it."    ���������"There isn't anymore   to   toll,   Johnny,"       suid       his  fcioUiicis of the Czar .Occupying a Chinese Tciuplo in Manchuria.  writer was greeted wi th a most ! ������f f ���������"W * ���������<ra(rcf''1 tolU*' ,ttS an  profound bow from tt Russian colon- j orthodox Bi.ddbvst she went .to a  cl: of-infantry and I cognized in Mml"'"0 Khnne nearby "^.id prayed, to  the'indigent nr.d impecunious ii.divi- | Ojin, the god of war. She did not  dual wiio staggered aboard the ship P.rn.v for her son to como homo safe  ut Nogusakl���������a 'a>J'* allcl  sound,  but she prayed* that    *c  cept.  their old  name  without nn  addition,  "and stand in a kind of solitary stato  in   the  Indian  anny   list  ns  becomes  "Uncle,"  said   littlo  Johnny,   "tell 'one of the most historic regiments in  mo how you charged with your war-j the world.  horse up the hill^at tho head of your One notable change Is that the  tioops. "Well," said the battle- 'man*' famous regiments with "Bon-  scarred veteran, "I moun'od th,o fiery !Kal" in  tlieir  former  titles  now  lose  does not  contribute sol-  . ,,        ,       , , .    ���������       ,ti,t:,a  ^   ...^  ..nny, while  the* Ooork-  ward 1 -and dug tho spurs in tho|lla regiments have a numbering all  quivering flanks of my gallant lo themselves, and lho mountain  steed. ^es,     exclaimed   the  boy,db.lt.,or.>s      ,,-Ji,, !lt  2]   and run      up  breathlessly. Oo  on.  uncle.    Tellt^ 30   thoUKh there arc none from 1  'to 21. So long an tbo Indian army  ,,-nrin ���������;ti. ��������� ���������.���������ti,.��������� ���������,���������u ..rr*u������!was not a homogeneous whole, but  horse jlbl-cd S I consisted      cf  so  many  local   armies  '    '   leach with its own commander-in-chief  jtho peculiarities of nomenclature nnd  An English" curate, on entering .'numbering which arose under tho  Glasgow Central Low Level Station, ldifTerc.it circumstances and history of  rrotiied a man ' rolling about thc'each province did not matter. When  platform a littlo the worse for Ii-: improved locomotion and commtinic.i-  rpior. The curate ashed'the .porter :tion an;| a ulore ccntrali-red ad.ninis-  lf drunken Peoplo were allowed to | traUon enabled the Indian army to  enter the station. "Weel, sir," re- , be conssoliduted under one head and  plied tho^ porter, "if yc gang nn' : to br. woi,Icd illto a xvliolc it was  statin irr below the stair owe.- theie. : fourd cs,senti.,i to number tho rogi-  fiark.    nacbody 11 im,nts  consecutively,   as  in   Kuropean   . | armies, and a scheme for the purpose  jhas  been      under  consideration      for  "What kept you so late at business js-me years past,  though  it has only  Jas.t    night,     Archibald ?"  demanded "just   been   brought  to   completion   by  Mrs.  1'opham.    . "Taking stock."  re-ithe new commander-in-chief.  plied Popiiam.      "I* knew it," she re-| .   plied,      "Smelt  it on yonr      breath *  tho minute you came in. You'll I A v isitor to a museum reports that  keep on taking it till you get in the'he saw a cointrymun standing be-'  workhouse, and then, 1 hope,    you'll jfoir the last of a woman iu a    col-  vvhere it  is kin'  o'  sec yo."  bo satisfied.  Elsie :���������"'There's a man r.t the  door, pa, who .says ho wants to 'see  tbo head of tho house' " Pa :���������  "Tell your mother." Ma (calling  downstairs) :���������"Tell  Bridget !"  lection of staurrary. The woman  was represented in the art r.f toiling  hcr hai'*. and r.s tic visitor tunic up  the roi r.ti vman wa.s R.i.virg to himself :���������">'o. ���������*. . that ai'l't t*.-. o to  Xat*.:re Sbe    r.in't got  hcr  mouth  /full o' hairi-ias." Revelstoke Herald and  ii  lV.tlMiv.l   t-wr  y  Th'.ii-.iilny.     SuliM-ri]'  ������t'u'ii   ������-  \ivi- year.    A-'.vt-rJ  .ihii: i" il���������,'.-. nn :i;t|*,i;t*;i! im  i.  CL������n*:i"! i.i   :t������Iv  ''.���������i'ti-i'ni"iii:.* mu-;   In.*   h  1   Uf.-U!  n*wi;i*.:i\V-...|jifvl..  y in in-v.ii- in-.ui.m.  ,UAi l*ri:iiin-i  :n  ;ili   its   lii'.iiit'hi.-^ jn'.'ini  illy nn-l  Ilelit lv .  Titfn.-ii.vY. .Mav  IP, ISJ..H.  TUR   LUMPtFiIl   INDL'STRY.  The fallowing on lhe lumbering industry of the province, from I In* News  Ailvci-tix'i-, will I.-.* of |i,'itifii!.ti- inlcresl  to IlKiiAI.D readers:  ������������������The* attention of the potipli* in Hi it-  i.sh I'oluiiibia. especially   in   lhe  const  di.-t riots, is being direct ed to lire serious  po.-iiton of the lumber industry, one of  the most important of our provincial  industries,  ll is beginning to  be realized that lhe situation is one that concerns  the   general   public   almost   as  much as it does  those directly   interested iu the industry.   Indeed there  is  a large class which il concerns almost  more thatl it dues tlreniillovvnor.s.   The  latter can. if compelled by  the  unfavorable situation, shut down their mills  . and wait for more favorable cMiditions,  meanwhile, of courso,  getting  no  return from their in vestments i" mill and  ' timlier limits.    But   the  thousands of  employees deprived of   their means of  livelihood are  in  a  far  worse  plight.  Other occupation it  would  In; almost  impossible to secure and  in  the event  of any long continued cessation of  op-  peration of the mills,   tliere   would .hu  no alternative but to  "pull up stakes"  and     seek     employment     elsewhere.  AVliat.th.it   implies, only   those who  are immediately affected  fully understand.     And   then   to  those must be  ���������  stdcled   the   tradesmen and-merchants  arrd a host of others interested in various   businesses   that are subsidiary to  tbe lumber industry.    To a very great  extent the rapid growth of Vancouver  during   the   last three  years  may hu.  attributed to  the great increase in tlio.  number of saw  and shingle mills that  has   been   established  hero.    It is not  difficult, therefore, to sou how important it is to the whole  community that  the   lumber industry, should  be  in a  prosperous condition.  The present unsatisfactory condition  of   the   industry is  the result  of .two  ���������  causes. One of these is the demoralised  condition of prices in tbe export trade:  ,   ll may seem  paradoxical  to say. thai  this has been  brought about to.some  extent by the  low range of prices, but-  it is a fact.     Buyers abroad, are afraid  ' to   buy, fearing   that prices will   fall  still further and   to"protect themselves  they demand reductions  that it is impossible to concede.    This '-condition of  the  export   business  it is, of   course,  beyond  the power of (lie Govern ment  or anyone else to relieve, lint the other  cause of the present depression is different and that is tbe manner in whicli  our home markets  are being invaded  by American millowners. In Washington'and  Oregon   ihu  industry  is in a  depressed   condition,   owing     to   bad  foreign markets and tlie collapse of the  demand in California and the "Western  States. -'The American manufacturers  are   endeavoring  to get tbe   railway  rate to St.  Paul  of -10 cents per hundred pounds extended to points on the  Missouri Kiver, and by thus extending  the   area   of    their   possible   market,  enable them to dispose of some of their  surplus.     Jn tbe meantime while they  can sell the tipper grades of lumber tit  home, they cannot dispose of the coin  ruon  grades arrd  tbey arc*   ���������'dumping'' (  this part of  their output into the Canadian North West at slaughter prices.  The   millowners   of British Columbia  ���������^^havc-1 Ii e���������sa ni e���������d i rncn I fcy^-i 11-ursposi 11 g  of   their   common   grades of   lumber.  There is some protection for tiie upper  grades and in any case American competition does  not   all'ect theni but our  iriilU have not  a  siijlicicut market for  the   common   grades atul then on the  top ol"  that  tiit-y have this fierce competition from tire L'nifeil  States in the  Canadian  market.     That  is  tbe situation  and   unless some rcu.edy can be  found lhe mills must ct-.ase. operations.  Tire common grades amoiuit to SO | i.-r  cent of  the lumber  produced and it Is  impossible to   continue   a   business in  ���������which only 20  per cent of  the production can be  marketed.    A  market can  be found for these  lower grades in the  2***orth   AY" est   Territories   and it is for  the purpose of conserving that market  for Canadian mills  that the assistance  of the Government is asked.    Surely it  is the dirty of any government to pie-  serve   its   domestic   markets   for   the  home producer.     The  Dominion Government has just intimated its willingness to grant subsidies for tiie promotion of trade with .Mexico.     The trade  in lumber from I'acific Coast points lo  Mexico amounts to  about nine: million  feet  annually.     The   market   in   tliu  North 'West Territories for our lumber  were   it   preserved   for  the Canadian  producer, would be about nine millions  monthly, or   about   twelve   times   as  great its tbe Mexican market which, in  any   case,  we   must   share   with   the  American mills,    fs it not worth while  therr to  make .some ell'orl to preserve  for Canadian mills and Ca nad inn labor  the. home* market in the Territories?  The protection asked would not raise  the present price. It i.s not a higher  price that tlie millowners are seeking  ! bu! an <  i ol linni  RailwayMen's Journal, jr-mim..*!.. operate ihci.* mm.*, i^-.-i  ' .-ripposi.ig j.hi' price were raised I Wo  dollars per tliou-and liv!, the additional oust, ���������t!> tho North West sell lei* fertile lumber he uses would be very  lit lie; insignilicant. indeed, as con.par  oil wiih the oul cry Ihal ban been  raised .���������ibiutl the ni.-i! Ici'. Thy average  si'i I Icr'.s bouse only reipiins aboul  (i.liitil feet and a large bain about,!  Pl.fKIII IV,-I. Si even W.'le I hi- price i  raised lo the e:<ti*ii! of llic prep.used  duly, lire adililioiial eo.sl would bi$J  very. Mimll. Hut. tn. Wi-have said, il is;  llol ;t bi;;'b"l'pi-ii-e bill an oul Ici for llu-  It.'..lies of lumber that caii.tut now lie  sold, that tin* iilillovviii'i's are seeking.  A comparison of lhe maimer in  which the North Wcsl fanner aiul lhe  1 hit isl i Coin ii . bia mil lowlier arc respectively trealed riiKlcr tht* present t.-irili*  i.s interesting and ius| rucli* e. The  fanner has prolectiou on every item  of agricultural produce nnd when tin;  inillo'.viier buys (be .supplies for his  logging camps be. lias (o pay the duty  in tin* price thai, thi: farmer obtains  for his wheat and oats, his bay ami  grain, hi.s beef and daily products.  Hut when tbe Canadian lriinbei mail  merely asks that he shall hrm; tbe  same protection from "the American  lumberman that the.latter has uiuliM-  the United States 'l.'arilf froni bis Caiir.  lulinn competitor, the Canadian is nu't-  with the assertion that this caniiol.be  granted because the Norlh" West  fanner must have lumber at the lowest possible price, whether it is'from  Canadian or American mills.  Now if the duty was taken oft' agricultural products the Canadian liiin-  iiei-maii would be greatly benefitted.  Iio could buy bis supplies much cheaper in Washington uml Oregon���������were  there no duty on ��������� them���������than he can  (loin Manitoba aud the North West  Territories. Tire difference in tho  prices of agricultural produce on the  two sides of Ilie 'Boundary is also another difficulty that the -Canadian  lumberman has .to-meet in the competition with his American rival. But  be is prepared to meet all these difficulties if the Canadian market is con.  served for Canadian lumber.  ..Protection in the sense usually.tip.  plied to that teriu is not sought. As  long asCanadian lumber has to pay a  duty eif .$2 por thousand' feet .on being  imported ��������� into the United States, so  loiig should American lumber "divsubjected to.the same duty on coming into Canada. Fair play and equality is  all that; -but* .lumbermen ask and. this  should lici.longer be denied then..':  Under any cir-cirtnstauct'S the individ7  util contribution 'would riot be a serious tax, while the result on the lumber  industry' would mean llu; difference  .butween prosperity and collapse.' Few  people have an idea., .of tho magnitude  uf the' industry aiul the, amount of  money it disburses in the community.  No complete statistics 'are available  but-from data we havo 'gathered we  are enabled to make, an estimate. AVe  believe that tlie lumber and shingle  mills pu the Coast here disburse'in the  course of a year for logs anil wages and  all kinds of .supplies about siic million  dollars. If we. add the mills in tlte  ntei-ior of the Province the amount  will be probably eight million.dollars.  It.is easy to see the commercial disaster that would follow a collapse in the  iKiitstry that circulates that amount  annually among the community. 'It  is estimated that of ihe price of lumber  at the-mill from 80 to So .per cent, i.s  I'.'pie.sented by'the cost of-wages and  s tpplies. ,  Tbe Federal authorities and the C'tui-  a It an Pacifla Railway Company urged  t'.ie millowners last autumn to prepare  fot ail immense demand this spring  for lumber in the North West Wiih  that end in view the mills in ISrii.fsh  IteWr  oui let   fni' the  eniiiiiioii grades 1 NOTICK.  ici'. without wl.icl. they cannot \ ,.\,''.,l,"!'.',':;..',".''''.l'.y J-.'���������'.,"'-!!, ���������'���������'',-'.'.> lIil��������� i,ft,il  L7.GA  I.il.- i i.il.'iiJ lu ii'iiily t,> tin* t'hii-f Ciuimks.siMiitT  il'l,:;liiN .-mil Wi'Vli.-i I'm- ;'. i*'it'('ill licence to rut  mil finy away timliii- iY"in tin* t<-U..\vin;;- ilr-  ���������I'lil-fl limls in tin* Wi-.-.t Kimtt'iiiiy ilKirirt :  1.    fcmii-.u'UJ'i.i'.; :t( a pnst. niarhcil *'K. .M'Ta'nn's  imth i':tst. oirir.'r |*..>t," mul ]il:uiti������.l at the wi.-M  li.-lll'i nf till* t'llllltllti'.'l liVl'l'   (ip|l:i::lh. till* 'll.illltl. nf  llcl.li.-li clia'!.-. thru.'f li.a'tli .-?.' ihaiiis. til', na  wot s'.i i-Iiain.i. llii'iii*.* sniil'i su I'll.iaw. Ua-mv  i'.'. ; Su chains tn llu' i>l?i'.'i* "i* i'iim:ui*iii'-.'aa-ia.  :.'.    t'.inim. iii'in t al .:. p<>.-[ ii.:i:la'.l *'l',. Mi'lti-an's  ii..i-?)ii'..-l   i-.iva .- | .'* .ui.t  I'l.uili'.l nl Hi" *v. *:  I ..:,*> if Hi.' ('. li,nil';... rlvi'i' i.|i|i,i.silii til ' iiitiallr il  l|..l.lii-|| rlvi-l:. Hull.'... Hi.tllli S'l rli.iliK, tin n.u  *-: : 1 Ml etc! ills. 1T.-*lt-������������������* ll'.-.l!l >ll r!i;u>c t licit! *���������  i-i .1 ;-" rlut! ns I.i tin.- pl.t iv nf ciir.iii.i'tlcL'.lleut.  Pati'il this :i.Mli ilay '���������( .\iirll, IHnl,  in,'J  ll   M.-IIKAN.  NOTICK.  X-.liiv t- li.*r.*ln* k'i'.-'i > li.it liih-lv ihivn ninv  ��������� I.U.. 1 inl..*i!'tli, .ipiily t.itl..* fliii'l Ciiiinilv-iiinu  .if t.i.a.i-. :ci.l W.'ii.s f.,1' a sp'.'i'ial lii'i'ii.i. In i-iir  mul r;.|iy nwav tiniliiM'fr.mi ll,.- r-illowiicj iU?>  M*l*illl*.| laii.t- In tin* West. Kll,U*ll:i}*llU|.|l't:  t'uiaai. ai'iaj; n( a pest nia'la'il ''I1'.. Mi'll'-aii*::  ':-in:h v.* si ������'..iiai' |n������..," una pi.lnd'il at. thi-siili. .:i'  tin. Iii;; I'.i'inl trcl .iliniit. :. null's m.'.-ih nf Jiawi.;i.  |..-^i'l(, th-'aiit. licit ir sn i-lir.iiH, Ihi'iu'i' eust >n  chaim. tli^'liiv tiuatli Su cliniim th^iuai WL'.^tiSi.  ch:'instn tin; |ilai".'uf ..'.������niiiltait.'i!li;.:;it.  Ilalcil this -2n.l ilay nf May, lll.il.  ni 12  K. MiI1I:AN.  NOTiCH.  In tliu mntlcriif tlie lislitieol .li-lia lloialsloi  l.taiaer, .smiic'ti.i.cK imlIIisI .iVihu l.inliu.'r.  Inn*, nf tlie Ttuvn of l-lchl. In llic 1-ruviiice  af ltrltii.li C'lilii'.iil.in, lacomuli.o enaliH'er,  liet'i'iiSL'it.  ?--(itit*c is herohy piven rhnt all crialitor.': nnd  iitlii'i-ii liuvitti: ciaini.s it.jiiiast tliu oslalii (if tin*  -���������iilil.,.l(ihir lleinisicr l.tv.iiiei-. who .Hial on ur  alir.l'.l the -2'2inl ilny nf .tiiiuinry,- A . II , ifltl-l. lire  I't'iliilrt'd an ar laiforu llu.* ���������2'Anl ilav of Mnv, A.  IL, mul, lo Miinl hy peso p.-cpniil ui* dullvcr Id  (-'hiirloK T.ii'lm*.*. of thu L-iry of Kovclwloke,  (.lorr.'.viiinn, /(liniiiislriiti.'i*- .of the estiili'  "f tiie '"sniil deconsi'd.? their chrislinn iiral  fairiiiiriu'S unit tulili-cssi's; nml I'cscrlptiutis,  Tall lau-llctilnrs of their chiirns, stutemenrs ol  rhuir iii'coiints, niul the naltueof tho ."ccuri  lies, ifnny, ln;lfl byrhoni. .  Aral further Hike notice Hint ii.tc--tho Insr  mentioiU'il ilntc '. tl'.e.siiiil AilinintKtral"r. will  pro.t-'ial I., tlistriIjii.to llu.* assets nf tlie .snid ile-  ceiised ninoii^ the pnrilcsentitled iherelo.having re^'iird to" tic- clninis of whicli I Miull llten  inive notice, and thut . I will not he lln hit* for  Ih.i said estate or u.-.y purl thereof so disii-ihu-  led ttt nny person or persons of whose c hii ins  notice shall not have heen received hy tao nl  the tin.e.-.f such dislribiiiion.  llillod this llth day of April, A. D.,1!)0I.  .CIIAR'J.ES I.ADN.liK,-'.  'Administrator.  JOHN MANS" IN i.i sec  Hnrrister, 6.  First street  lictior, l'Ai:.  r.i'veh  tnkn, !!. C  ���������.JAUVi'.Y, M'CAUTls  Ihil-fisU':':;. :���������?  Sellciters for In.i.c;-  (-inn. illlv fun.i. t,  I'lllsi- ISTItKBT  ���������IN Is" HAM  '..:-. Kf*.  '.*i:.U ..: *::r.7*.iula.  in a pet* ecru.  Ccisli.Ul' 11. ('���������  soc i r; t  .������'.-.|-.T^.*\  .���������*VV-U:.*4, ,tv*U ":":������������������.-< -,'"'. ���������','  ii-i-/r-AJ' \    " ������������������/v- '--.''  W-'i'Hr* \ /       -si7-.  V  Ite.I   Itoso Pojrrec riu't'l.s second'unci fourth  'I'tiesiliu-R ofeni'h  niouth: '.Vliltu Kbse IJoitruo  meets laird 'I'uesdny of eneh quarter, In Oddfellows Hall.   Vlsltinir liretlirt'ii weleorne  T. II. DAK Kit, il, COOKK,  -   President. Secretary.  npl 1-1  NOTICK.  Notice is heivhy yiyen that. ;ia days aflor date I  intend to a;.';il\' to the Chief Caniinii-sioiH-r t>f  hainhiand Works for a leane for ^L yt*nr.< ttmnt  tii.iHi.-r on tiie follow-in/.' dciiel-ili2il lands lytn^  partly .in the district or* Weufc lvootuiiay and partly  in the district of Cariboo :  Coni-.aeneinj; at a post planted on the nortli  bank of llnivey creek near, its conltnclice wil.Ii  '.'.'irn.e river, W.o'st ICantenay diriii-iet, thence noith  SO chains, tlieiiee M-est.SO chains, thence north Sll  chains, tlience west SO chains, tlionee north Hia  chains, tlience west. 1M0 chains, tlience north 72:  chains, titetu-e west lrinchains, tlience nnitii 4o..i  chains, theneo east J0>l chains, thence .south HSU'  ciiains, thence east Uio ciiains, thence sontli :;2o  chains. Ihence east l?0 chains, thence south -loo  chains, thenee east So chains, thence smith -loo  chains, theneo west SO chains niore or less "to the  point of eoniniRiicen'.ent.  Oateil this llilliMarcli, lOO-lr7  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  .KoKulnr meeliiws arc held in thc  ra - Oddfellow's Hull on lho Third *���������>!���������  ->������^i^' dav o( eaoli iiioiith.-al.f, p.m. sitiirp.  fTf-A''* Visiiiio: l-.rethr.'ii: cordinllv ttivitod  VU'itjr ���������  -   \\    II   1 I I 'MM,   Vi    VI  I    U III SON', I'   (.   Six.  KOOTKNAY STaU, U. IJ   1*.  Mci'ts on  First Tuesday of Overv month, iu  I. O. O. 1": Hull.-  .1. ACIIKPON, w. 1: ���������  J. II, AltM.-STliOKCi, Uro.     "  ilpi M  IAMI ,   V   II \lt\l ���������>  A 111,11 lo it piesent "C.inul.is>  Gil ilest Ni-tsiiiis ' in the toAiiol  tb *. elilo'e .Mid ,iiiuni!i'!in_j tountij ,  1 ul 1.1 Ui* omU is lot  OUR iiARDY SPECIALTIES  Iii Fruii.Trees, Small Fruits; Ornamentals. Shrubs, Roses, Vines, ?  Seed Potatoes,.etc.  .Slock true to iitiniei,-ind free froni Sun  .Io.sc Settle. A periiitine.it position for  tlie vijrht rruin. Liber.-tl terins; outfit  l't-oe, pay vveeklv.':'       ?  STONE .&    V/ELLINGTON,  Fonthill Nurseries,  (Over im acres)  TORONTO,  ONTARIO.  /���������V;i-^\ Colt' fangro todgre, k. of p.,  ''^x-    '*    Ho. 26, RcYSlSCOke, CO.,  ryrnnis niity wniMsnvi  ll   in   OddMI n s'     Hall   at   I  ^       (i'(Io"I.      \ ci 11 in;   ICnitlits  an  tHisr        (.ordittllj i.niied.  i ho>\j:, c c  1  v\   .1   \srt.   K of II ,Vb  II. A. BltOW.v, Muster of l-'lunticc.  H. PERRY-L.SAKE,  Mining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  lil'KCrALTIHS :  Kxamiiiation anil reports 011 Mining  .   l'ropei't.ic.s.      '���������'   ���������:,"���������  Speeiltcal.inn   and Cbusti-iietloii  o  .���������'.1/  - JI ining Jlnehinoryv  "Mill  Tests   of  Ores.and   Corrcon-  :       ".���������'       trates.  Bedford McXoill CoderJ   '������������������'���������" '���������'������������������  COWAN .IH,0(JK, ltevelstoke,; B.C...7 '.-.������������������'  ^?- -���������**. ?*i ^l* "ti  J5ROS.  ''���������Pliinibing-i-.Stcamand Kot.Water,���������������������������'-;.  ''"���������'���������Keating, .Electric'Wiri.ig &  ,.  '������������������',���������"   ��������� -."'.:. Bell Works." '';:.        ��������� ��������� ?, ��������� :-[i.  ?   Pipes. Valves'^ori'd Fittings;  '?  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  ���������'.?.- Eggs;'for?:Hcitcbing;  ;.*.???  -BroiiKO turicey ccgB, 23c c-tch; Pokin  (luck eggs, .11 l'(')*..'. $1: . n few Black  Mintivcn-eggs, IA for $i: Bn.vd P. Bock  ecrgs. lil'fovijl or kix dollars per UK),  .-"ijierrt for Ottatbimi incubators "and  I'ifoo'tli'.rs. ..���������'"'. '[  *������*9*������ceoe*f>i.ictn**6zeeee!i09  Mm coa?ecrsoE*iF.������i.'  If von  \.-.-r.t   tin-  above  sapply yon  with anvlhin;;  ive   can  in tliis  line..  - ont  :.|-.SO.MK  WIM  Wisits and yrawn Bread  Soo^es and Suas  <l     IK. .li  ll   l'i  ��������� ;.|..  P.irlli's entered  nf Kxi'i'Ilenl t.-iuiilies.  To.  A.  Mailo'liti.' Avciini'.  ������������������S:.\-A-i"t-l-;'c.- ->:<l>-:!S.-l  i?j*2'fies������'������3*'������:i'a  saeGBtnzooaoootmoomo*******  -t-J-l**:-',* 5-l-l-I-i- 0 -t* l"l--l-<-t"I"t"l"l-i--I-l*  lilt  AiLORDI  Ul SPRING SUiTIHGS'  AH 9* OVERCOATINGS  We li tve a h'ei.lsiian) assortnicnl lo  clit.iwi- inmi af. prices that shonltl be  alh-a''t:ve to careful brryer-.i.  si^n^^n^'^ ",,-t"-":Uo   h'  THU GKLY- SJHION SHOP ill TOVJN  Kl. A. WILSON,*.  (tniilna'.ij ot-.Miti'ircirMScliooIof Gar-  l'lstabRshiiiciit-Next  Tavlor"'jllock.  ���������r-J-'T-l-T *T-I -l *l -I-T-I-T. o *V M..;..^^*].^*!.^.!.  U, A. SK-3TM Ss. CO.,  Snin s4oi*s to A X   MniLli  'aJACa[e'-i&''45^  BAKERS'AHD:"SONFECTipNERS  Froiih a,nd Complete Jjino of Groceries.''  Jas. I. Woodrow  >TTTCHER  ���������.w  Ilflail D.Mlor in���������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  VII oifio.s [l-o r pt!} filled  CtTt������c'eirs  KEYii&ESOEB, S 0  ���������Irri  lOtix joirxcox,  C -noo ( i (-(lv   "-i mon Ai in. B  S PELL������IV-HA^VE7,  I BBYAKT & OILMAN  5 Mining Kng-riiccis  | and Assaycis,  V VM30LV.LK, HC    . l.stilbli^hcd 1S10  l_'l ' I 11111  1  "ttfifiTitrfiti'tiTiTrtT  '.tfh.  auw  s?  ,4,  ftestauram  YODO I*'UJII, BPtOP.  IS  BKST EAT!.V0cirOl".S  TIT15 GIT1!'.  MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS  ':a^ai.iacaags5gagzisag������-^i^wuiagjz������^^ I  ITavlT  ��������� -vi'i- s-iriei* lasl Sopleiiii;ef inifl notv  imvi: piitnl up oiiot'iuoiis stocks iiiit.'iii!-  el for that in;u'l;et. A lata'season nnd  !i;nl vvoa' li'.M''hrivu ili������l;i,y<-il lhe nponins'  tip oi thi.s trriclt.*. Xow vvlv-n it v..  ab nu to o.i.iiiili'lice th*' Ciiu.'i'lian lum-  !.".���������.���������limn iiiiti.s liiin.si.-lf i.-otil'r-iiiti'il !���������%' ,-u.  inv.-isii'li of liinriicr I'l'Oin llic Cnifcd  Siat.'.s \v!iit:h i.i h|Vl*1'l*'.1 nl. almost, any  pi-ic.* if itoiin la: turned into ..mm*;,-.  W'ii.'i hi.s nivii liintu* niiirki-l pi-tit.etAL-il  fl-oni '.ivniiini fioin (J.iii.-ul;i by t. 11;������  duly <'i" ���������-?;'- pi:, l-lioiis.-irid -ff.-nt. the Ani-  cncuri ini.ihor in in linds tho Gai.Kdinn  ni.-11-ki.'t fi'fii In him foi- the disposal ol  liis Mi-plns stocks ;t*.i(l hi.s (.'ari.-icli.-in  co:np*.-titoi- is helpioss. Scch ;i jlij;-  handled ariMti^i-inui.t cannot hu de-  f'.'iided.  ll now rests with thr? people, of Uril-  isli (Joltuiibia und thoir i-epi-esuntatives  in Parliament wlmtliei* this state r,..  thiiif.-.s shall he Tonrt-iliwl and an indus.  try of such iinjioi-tance fjivoii ;i, chance  t > exist. If nol.liin:.< is done tri-iro  appi.'.'H'.'i to ho no !ilc(.-rnnl.iv'(.; hub tic  c'osin;^ eirlifeiy of the: Iiniihcr a,id  shingle mills or th.-ii* operation on'y  on short time. Tlur collapa-j of the  Inmbnr indti.'itry would he most disastrous to lhe whole community and i o  time should he lost in ninking such  demands at Oti.a'.va a.s shall at least  put tlie Canadian indtisli-y on an  e 'iia.Ht.y with Unit, in the 'l/nil.od  Slates."  That is all Hint is asked."  R5EN WANTED  TWlCNTY-i'-IVJ-; (23) BUSH    MKS  wanted by  BIG  UICXI) LU.MBKIl CO.,  AKUOWllJSAU, 11. C |oi  Southern   Pines  for booklet.  Manager Wanted.  Tiic-twot tl..   1 nil   or   ������ it" in* n'o  in lti.lL>'   lii-'nr--   r'l      hi- ���������    '.ll v   .tr,d i  iili  * niif; lorinor    lOtW'il   .nlfivo'-l  inlv     1% iiovv n    r*o'r~'     u*  solid Sir* inn il ]  ���������,t.>i'd"i :       -a", (-1 ������'. r *_hl ^ r-h s, ' tr \  ind   tN|if'i-i--   j* *Kt   ( icli   "t r,o .;    h;  . In ( k (he f t   hor.. 1,   ���������(! ,n  rtir-     i.v-  p������r.-i  more-,   ulv.irrnd      fJi   ii.o,, p>r-  rruiiitnt       \ddir-*- M *r, ���������_" r, olo f'orno  H.( ol.. ( hrr i^o   li'.rro.s iik^o 12  n  lU.i  ���������ns  n  V  .FROM   S45.0O  ?ent for the fahions cushion frame  LIQUOR LICENCE.  T\Ki: VOTICE thit "A dtvs ifrti  ' ui 1 intend to applv lo tin ( hn f  'a'| ner <_<iiiiiiiii-ioiv r (if (Ik l(t*(l-  ^fr-KPTl fn rn g fnv~fVTtrC'r'i~rnjnrir-n rnrre  tot the Ifonn flof. 1 a! f.f Irlfn 'iK H ( .  rtofiKii F. Pkiiiiy.  Dated April iOih, I'.VH.  ' i ht e's���������all i o ids ^o nl i o.ids vv ttli  the  ((*sh*on fi urn"-.  B ev t le htl.i. j;- Dunlop, M .mil XV .  i lici Sinyle tnli I ties, pump-., hclli,  irt- tnd oil I imp-., handle ^(ips, s.d-  (I't-,, v ilvts, \lo, ,o\v toastei In ike-*.,  i tc      \\ Ik (Is :( p i*t< d.  Cycle Depot  Ro.ok   o+" noy Smi/thc'-a Tobacco Store*  HAY  FOR SALE  Om*   C.  apply to  f   Su.   1 clear Timothy,  J. XV. MuCAIiLEM,  Snlrnon Arm, B. C.  ASSAY V/ORK OF ALL DESCRIPTJOHS  UNDERTAKEN.  :      TcstH mii(leti)i to 2,000lbs.  A spiroiiiltv mado ot cliockrag Sineltcr  Vnlps.'  .Sainjilos from tho Interior by.mail or  exoross iiromplly itttontloil to.  Oorrusporalencu solioirod. .  VANCOUVEn, B. C. ^  cs^holosalo and Retail Dealers  PRIME   BEEF.     FORK,   NUiTON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  :OTeou������:s3rsOT:ttiraw..'!Eirau3OT������'*^^^  &ry??f?fwfff??'ffffffrf?ffwfff mmmwf  <^t���������������  3  &*���������  Dtf���������������  Ar~~  t&>���������  fc**-  ���������(Sf>^-  ������s���������  ca*���������  US*--  ������S3!>-  ������6>-  (S6"~  ���������33**--  G���������������  OP-  f%  it  Aug  EYES  -������*  To vvoai' plod Klnsis*t*s. To llirwo who liave to vvor'c  iri'id feel that. Iheir eyes ai'i* eonfiliitally irehin,ix;  fi'om llnil. cause should "vveii*.* it pair. Tlio trouble is  thai; the inajorily of people do not. l*n:i\v that tho  riaht. ufii-.ssi-H will }<ivo that needed repf.  XV F. \VILL lOXAiMlNK YO IJ K F.X' US FREli OF  OIIAHGK, nml if you foul Unit you in-ii jttsUlletl in  wearing ^clnsKes vve can (it you. A large (|uiiiitity  iilwiiys in stock.  ���������*ff>  ^m  -������a������  ���������ym  'atmn  V������ATCHF^AKER,  ������'-'.      AKD GPTICtAN  -������������  ES0i?3'T SUFFER  AI^Y LOHGSR  Save Your  EVES  J. GUY BARBER,   -   -Jewelier, Optician  ^Hi^-gp^-g^  & & P  ct *:  .-,* A*  J*.      "*.       2������.  ���������������   &   Sf  v?  /������  & r3  rjr,   *���������*" b-, i-5  w ������ cS cd ~.  ts ed s f?3  G3 SSr;  bn p s ������ --1  [A.  GS ES O SJ  as o x  . tS &  OS  in  -���������as*  . ���������  cs m .n,.  a: a a ������;  UI B  E        a:  girMvratuasssaEta'affims^  v������o>tj  1-a.v  o*  IJ  Me  ii meat rcierc  Fssh a.rsd Game in Season.  ���������<i������&2������>������ssi^^  H. W. EcSwas-oas,;:  ermisl  Tax ic  DEER    HEADS,    TURDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, - -        B. C  First Street,  V'ri������3IS21!:������ZBSSXZ3iSSSSES:C  REOPENED  Revelstoke, B. C.  i easrascaasaai  REMODELED  urai  Two Doors Seislh  of the Uevj Smperial   Bank  l>iomi-,es formcrI>   OLCtiprccI by   Union Kcst.iuin.il.  j  FIS3T CLASS S2   PER  DAY HOUSE  Choice Brands of Winoo, Liquors  tint) Cigars.  RUI M PAIR Yf ARMS  FOR SALE  Ornd for unle in tints t.o srrit, fiom  20 acres tip to Wl, in lhe hest fruit  ftrovvinj? .section of the Okarrngan  distrii::. on irrriin line of tin; C.P.K.  WINTER BE80BT'  Pine Clad Snrid Hills of  North Carolina; Pino  Willi'.  A .Two-Cent Stamp for  Booklet.  !rs.-McKi-i������clcs-Manageress.-  1  Open at all' hours.  JWeaS Tiokots' SssKSiL  Short Orders ..tastefully served.  Terms Moderate.  stszsisosGmatasi&sxssSkA  F. C. ALLEN,  si;<:hi*.t.\iiv  liUAIIIl OI'TltA in*:.  a  APPLY TO  W.- .McGallum  Salmon Arm, B. C.  J/L'AUGHTON, Prop.  Fir.-it.  .St vent.  ii,v&s3nattsx!ar2iwx<ia?������si!&t^^  southern nm\  ?MM������ V,Q., H. C.  Tfic most delightful climate for  a Home or Winter Resort.  Only sixteen   hours from New  York.     Write to Board of Trade  !������i   Cigar   Factory  jjjgj RKVKLSTOKH,    H.C.  I-I. A. BROWN,   Prop.  Brands:  0U3   SPSCIAl.   and  THE   UHI0N  ���������Ml  #  l  ALL   COOPS    UNION   MAD'J  iSi!KM)'^)l  MEN !!!    GIVE TMIi  Vacuum Developer  Atrial awlh-'. fi;uvUu:i'tl thnt \l will give? rijH'tltB'  .Ht/r������; jt������'l ���������iKi'tiiiw. Cart.-i .wtidliiicHii niul iiikIu*  vtiinpii-.l ttrn.ivi, ;*.Lr)c-l\iTn and v:uU,u<-i.']if. Hl-ikI  filaifip' tot hi-cA: Hi;������t ������(,-:tl������:'iI in plJiln onvi'lupo.  THK   H'l"Ui;NV,\  UKAr/ill AIM.IANCK CO  713 fJon'U.v.t .Struct. U'cnt, Vaiu-otivor. \\A*���������  r\  ������a  ai  Ably furnished with tire  Choicest thc Market  affords.  BEST WiHES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Liglrt bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone,  ��������� Prop.  rART'IADJOR.  TALKS ABOUT;  -SPRENd' CLOTHIMG  If vou buy vour Spring  Suit l't'bni CHESSMAN it is  sitro -to lie -'correct', in every  liartictiliir, And Why ?���������Because he sells the. Best Goods ,  -   to l.u. had. -   '- ���������";.-.  Our help���������you cm procure  .nothing hotter; nnd Our Guru'-  :!i.utoe goes with every Gar-  -.liiont, the Genuine Ousto/n  'jrailora Union Ltihel.  '.'... What moro doyou want���������  The Genuine Gontls, Modern  Oirt, Pit: iind Make���������All'Guar-'  iinteed.  OUR BPRIN.Q SHIPr-Vi-SNTS  are more eotnplete ana conrirrtse   nofc only otu* usual large dmplay,  hut Novelcie.s in Scol-ch SintinKs. IFancy Vesttngs and  lrousei'ings  that cannot he seen -jtitsidc* this st arc in thi.s section.     It litis been  said that tlie Scotch Ttveeds wi av;-* showing are  ���������:   '   ' ���������  .THE ADaiiRATiON OF ALL  Laflios   Kali  Class Custom   Tailoring  admirers of iiiee goods.  to order.  essHian,-.  Kevelstoke NOTICK.  Notice Is heivby pi von thnt thirtv tluvn n:'ter  datu inMMvl to apply in ntu i.'ttlof ������ ninmis.  Khttit-r uf i.nii'N nu*t V-nt'lcs iur n ."i'l-cinl Hcimis-i?  to (Mir an-l carry nway iiihIilt irnin llu* Voliuw-  iittf tk'MTilK'tl hunts Mhnut;d mi I.MutiH'im  (TL-ek, u t.ftbutary oi Mliwus river, Ulluoui  district*. H.C.  I. Con'.nioi't'injr nt a j.-osi mnrl-xil * I. .tic*  rUi'ry's north cum (mmih-i' jif.-l," ]*lti)iU'.i ut,  tin.' iiiii'ih <'\u\ ������<i Im iK'M'ii liiUo nn-l on wv.'i  Riitt* i*l croc!:, thiM<ci> tou li   Su   H-nisi.-*.   tlnv.uv  \VO<tS',H-..HlUS, tl|i.*lii'i' IM'lUl    Ml flmiilS,  tli'MICO  *ii\M S.) IT 1 Ul 1 tlS In ;iutlit nf iMltilHl'lll't.'lUcllt.  U. c-������ini:iiMii'iim nt ii |������fsi murk .'il ' I. Mc-  ���������rU-ory'-*. nt.rifi h^m ccnior jui.tt," pttUKOt! ui  Uio norm cud ni ImiiIi:i*iiii lake aiul un vast  lunik t'l rrvoU. tli������'ii. ��������������� Miiti'i* m* i-iiK'n-i. i-icti'.-ii  it -t S'.ichuin'*. llioiti o iici'lh Mi chan),it tlioitco  Wost SOvhiijii** to | nt ni el rt.inmvucoii.utH.  Hnto.1 thislTiii Way uf Mfin-h, U������.'l.  np) n  I. McCUCKUY.  XOTICK.  ���������    Notice U IutuIiv jjivmi that* thirty ������l������ys iiftorduu  I iiitoinl to aj'iily't.������tho i.hiof <.;o;umissi<>iier nf  J.amls iiii.l Wm'Us i'mi' a riiute'ul lit'OU-.'o t<> cul ;nnt  carry av.iiy linila-r frum tint full-twin:; ^cscriln-tl  tymLs in the Wot- lvontonay lUatrict:  ]. (.'iimuu'iiohij;'at a post niavk;'tl "Jl. (!. Par*  aon's south cani corner post" ami pliintu.l at,  ahoutonu milt* north of tliu ('nlumh.'i rrv*r, hai-k  of St.ruwluMT> Fiat, tlicucc north *>'<' cha in-*, thcinv  west MM-haiiH, lliomv ji'Oith SOchaius, tlience I'a-^t  ;!ii chains In the place of commencement.  *J. rit-auMfiiciui* :-.t a pit:*.!* maikol "II. -J!, par-  oi������n's i'outli nwl cnincr post" ami plniiUM at  rtU.ut mn- mire m*rlh of the haul: nf tho I'ul'.niiWr.  iiv* i, i v.|; oi .Strawl'oiry Mat, tlu-aco north so  cli:,i;i^, (!i,.*ni'c cjisl' Mt cliaio-i, tliciii'o south M>  ch;iit:,, th: ncc  ������.���������������.(   su cliahi.;   m   iho pl.u c   uf  C.UMIU-'lH'Oiactit.  J)atc������l this :Mlli day of .March, UHM.  mcl.::i  II. 11. PAHSON.  NU'i let.  Notico i.s liorchy i-jv������j������ that sixty iluys after ilatc  f intemi lu apply to tho Chief CummissiuiiLT of  I.aiitl.j ami Win'lw fur i>i*nuis.iioii tn nurchas������  the fiilltc.vinjj tlcscriheil lau-ls situatctl on the  North .s-ilo of L'jtnui* Arrow Lake near the mouth  of L'ulttuiMa Itiver in West Knntenay hlslrkM  commonciujiat ii.post phmtcil ������.n the lu.rlli side nf  I'pper Avruw Lake ami on tlio i'.-.si hnunhtry of  I .nl- "SI. itroap -One, mul markoil T. Kilpatrick's  south we.-t curnci post; thviice north J-' chains;  thence oast tV> chains; thence ,-nalli ^i������ chains:  theneo 'wo-t tH1 chains to the point nf v>'������.nioiico-  inetit, luiitainin^ i^iurres \\\-aiv or K-ss.  Outcit thi-* 'S\il ilay of Kohruniy, l!W4.  'J'. Kll.PATKICK.  4L  XO'l'IOK.  N-ill'-o s liori'l.'.v jiiveil K-.nl tlilrlv (ri'.vs sifter  (inti- I liitfiul i.i ii j.) Iy  in lim Chli.l I'.iniiiili.--  KliUMT l'i l.llll'N lllul \\ (>rUs lv*r ll ^J.Oiillll llrl'llM-  to imt mul iNirT,. inui.v ilmiu:- limit (In* lull.iv.-  Iny iU'.-( rtlK'i! Intt.i. Mi'uiitt',1 uu iMi'l^onii  croi'k, it uilmtiii-y u( .\il<inis rlvvr, l.ll.um-l  (llMrlft, li. n.  I. Ciiiuiiu-nclriu nt ������ |i*'sl rniirUo'l ���������*|(. Mi'*  r.k'orv'n kuiilli mist curitiT |.i������i.*' |-lunii->l mi  lliei'ii'l lift!:!t������l lunl^i'iin iiri-'i'k ut miiiil lnnl-  gUiill lllku, tllOlll'l! riliCIll t'Jj'l*;ittl!.. .tlii'tnc v,u*t  tin cliuitr.s. tliciK-u Miuth tin-vliiun.*. iliL-nru uim  ISH ('liti.ins t-> ].iilnl ol riiiiiiiieuc 'iitvi'.t.  ���������>. OiitniiU'iii.|itit? tit ti l>i}?-( iniir!<t!.l *M.. Me-  Clom-.v'.s soulli iic^t I'oruur re.-*!," t.l������;-,ii-*l ol.  tliticii.^t biiult (if l.Miitjteou iTcok, at lout ol' llr.it-  Hi-mi luki*, rlioru'o norlli 61111111111*', 1I1 nei.* i-ii>t  811 t'lKiiiis, ilniiii'e i-otnli .SO i*im 1 * s*, iitosiue wlsi  *50 I'liiiiiLsiu jiolnt of ���������junitiio'.u.i.mi'iit.  IJ11 tcil thla 17th ilny oi Muri-li. li.Ul-  ayd 11  1.. Mi*cm:kky.  NOTICK.  Notice Is lierirbv i-lvuii lUtit t'uirt..- days iiftci  - tiatu 1 liitvinl ro upi'iy t*i tliu t-lilvf iiniiimi*  Biorturof Lnnds ivml uurks fur 11 niuditi llccnsi  to fin-ninl riirrv nway ��������� unilrtir. ii-mntlio i))llui--  ���������ill).*  do-critol ��������� laml. ^lluntvtl   on     Unilj-.voi.  ���������criick, 11 trlbiiturv of .vdrtuts rlvu'r, Lititioci  'iliiiiriut, U. V. . .    ." ."   ' ".''  "'  7:1. . Coiiinioncin; at ft post inarku'l ' *>". Jli-  CJoory's north \v,Nst.foriK'r poht." pliviiieil on  the ivcst liank of mul^o-m i-icul;. iitiuut iim  niilns norrh irom' Inolgeon Inkvi ihonro .souih  8u chain*, tltcm;c ensi *0 ������������������liniti'*', tlience north  SO I'tiiilns, thelitis \(tet i*(l rliiirirs ro jiolni ol  eou������mt'iii;vmi.*iit. .  ' ti. C'oiniiienuins: nt a post marked '���������**���������". M('-  Clcerv's norih eiislooriur imst.' iilunioil .*n lho  we.*-t bank of l)iuii*eon cieek nl-oiu t������o inilw  north from lludtteon lake., them-.o 10 th io  eliaiin-, thenee wcsrSU ohains, thence north*;'.,  ehaiiis, thenee east su chain-, to I'oint of com-  lneiii'etirent. V. ?  IJatea-this 18th day ofMnreh. ICtll.  Bl'l 1*1  :*.*. Mccr i;i������uy  : ifOTIOli."  ��������� ^Notleo i5 hereby.jjlven tlrat thirty days aftei  . dale I intend to ari'ly. to llic cliief (.lommis-  ' Bionerof Lands and works for tvspOtinit lii-eii^  to tin a ml carrv -nivay ��������� tlmusr ir-nn the l'ol'oiv-  inj' itcst rlbn! lands "ituati.it 01 Did coi  iri.ek, ti tiibuiii'^ of \ii inr> n\(.r liilooctili  irict 11 li.  1 ConitnenriiiK at iv 1 o^t uinrki: I '������ M'-  Clei.r\'s soi th uesl lorner jiosr," pl nrud 1 1  the vn'jl bar k 01 |iird(,<->������t ircLk nbout l\ ���������  miles ���������wrth irom I) id,������.������n li .1 un.it' e noiil  ice ilmins., tliLticc ea*-t iu thnn.*, iheuii. <*omli  ltij ehaini, thtutc ne������l 10 ihimi to point 01  coinuieiiteinctit  2 Commenting at ft pos-t inirkcil' K Mi  Cleer\'i> s>outh east corner jiost," planted oi  the nuit bank of uu(l|,co.i ( rc������.k, abaitt l\w  miles north trom Dmt>,<.oii lake, Umtiee noitj  SOehair.s, tncme west t>0 eh uns, theuce south  bO thains, theiiet. east 6J chains to poim ol  commencement  Dated this ISth ila\ ot March, 1901.  K  McCLEEKY,  NOTICK.  n-ilii'i. ii* Il'.iv'iy Kiv^'li tluit thirty iluys after  dale l iiili.n.l ti. apply to lhe t;hu f INiiiuiUMiiuiicr  of l.Jiii.tii.-iiiil Woi'i;.* tur a spiiciiii licorice t.i cut  u:i-.! i-ari-y nwny tuiilii.|-fi-i.ui tlio full-iv.-lnj* duscrlli.  cd i.itiils in lhe W...-.1 i;.,ui.o(i,iy ili.^rnct:  ;. t.',oiiinii!|..|ii..: at a im.-l luiuliml "M..I. I'at-  -'iitl'i' soil'.ll wcsl c. i-ncr pint" ami planleil at  .1 iu.it?. one niul oucfiiinlh uiilca fi-nni tlie niuiilli of  liuliiich 1 nv!: and on the east brink of naiil cieek.  (Ilcni-I! Il.irth  Illn ciiaim, tin-lieu east -111 ciiains,  I hence smith Kin drains, thenct. wesi 10 cliuins to  liie place t.f ciilil'.iionceiuuul. ���������������������������    \  ���������'��������� 2.   ('on'iiieiK'hijial  a iiosl. ninrked "M. .1. Par-  II 'ill's Kimlli cast e uiier tii.'sf'aiiil I'.laiiled ataliiuil  utle ami nae-foiil-til miles linni liie ttliilltli of llnl-  Ileh ereek nnd on lhe cast  hank of said creek,  rhenee norlli iiiO chains, iheuce west-111 ciiains,  1 hence Mouth KJi) chains. Ihence east .in chains to  tin* piaee uf caiinncuceiilcilt.  Hated tliis 2'ith day nf Marcli, null.  awliM    .        ,        . M. ,1.,.1'AHMOX.  N'OTICU.  ���������Xotice ia hereby j-iveu that thirty days after  .iatu I iutc-uti to apply lo the I'liiet' Ci-'trtiuissiouer  ..tf Lands anil Works luraap-.lcial lieenee tocut nml  e.UT.vawi'.y tiiuber fi-nni tlio following desl'iibed  hinits in the Vi'est ICootcnay distriet:  1. I'onuucuciu^ata poat luarkcd *'i?l. AVoulsey's  smith west eornef jiast" and planted at aboiit-oue  mile nnrth of tho Culumliia i-Tver at I*. petei-snn':*  .louth east, conier, theuce nnrtii SU chnaiia, tiieuee  ast i*0.clia'tU4, rllencc* su.iltii HO chains, tiieuee west  io eliains to the place of eoi'inieiteeiuent.  ���������2. t'oiniaeiieiiip: atapnst, uiarkeil*"!')^ Woolsey's  iiuitli eait ciiinei'piist" and planted c.tahout one  .uile north of tho 'Columbia "'river at 1\ l'etersuii's  ninth east cornel', tiieuee norlh SO eliains, tiieuee  .vest SO chains, tlience soutli SO chains, theuce  rast SU eliains to the place of e'.iuiiienceiirent..  Dated litissaitl ilay of March, l'Jiij.  iich.ll  1). WOOLSI'*Y.  apIH  NOTICK.    ���������'���������' "  N'otice is hereby j*iveu tliat thirty, days nfter  iate I intend to apply to the. I'lucf (Joini'uissinner  ��������� if Lauds i*i Works foraspecial licence to cutand  ::tri-y, nwny timber from tlie following described  iaiuls iu the Wi'-stlCooteiiay district:  i. ComuieuciiiK at a )>.ist 11111 rkod ".M. ^tiller's  ���������i.-ji-t 1. e."..-1 ci-raer post,*' aud planted at west bank  ^f Canoe rivei-, about half a . mile above mouth of  *1 inl-ier crock t,'enco west Ul clmirs, tlicucc s-riil*  s 1 ( h in thtiiiieiut -ii ihiius .hence noith M  I aula tn til- pll cc 01 co nuiciiw*. licut  D lie It 11s lilh di\ if \ mn, 1001  2 ( o 11 IH nu ijr nl t pnst ill l ke I "M Mllld **  uulli cast 1 tin 1 pn-,i md phll'cd atwCblbink  t 1 ainc l.^ei, iVmth if 1 mile below nioiilli 01*  J nililcl u,*JM thence est llch ins, tlience soutli  u di mis, tlicucc cast SU cli iiu , theuce north Si  't nils to the p! ice of coin ucneClacut  D lted this 2NI i' n ot M l ch, r'0-1  XIITltri:.  Noiice is hereby given that tin days afterdate* 1  will applv lo tlie * hii-f t'.iiniiiissii.ner of Lands  and Work's fora special licence t.. cut and cany  awny timber from thc followine described lands:  I'liiiiiiiencini: at W. Sutherland's south east post  situate on tli... west bank of tin* north fork of  '���������'.vlall freek. thenee 11011I1 100 chains, thonce  wei-t -nr chains, rhenee south It'll chains, thenee  east til chair's to the pointof coiuineiieeuieiit.  And  Ooriitncnciiip; nt W. Sutlieilaiiirs south west corner post., situate about one (piartcr of a mile north  west from tliesoulh westcorner of Lnl S71, thenee  smith *������ii' chains, thence east sn ciiains. thence  norlli SI! eliains, tlience west su '.'haiiis to the  point of conintencc'iuout.  Dated llitii Marcli, 1904.  W, KUTH UHLAN]).  NOTICK.  Notice Is hereby piven that two months after  tlie paliiieation of tins notice 1 intcnil lo apnly to  the Chief Commissioner of Landsand Works for  permisMon to purchase the following descrihed  (amis situate on the north side, of Upper Arrow-  Lake, in West Knntenay district:  Oouiiiienclnsatd post jilanted near the Indian  jrravevnrd, about half a uuie east of tlie Canadian  I'acifl'c Jtailwny Company's station at Arrowhead  and maiked ".Ins. II. Nelson's north w-est corner,"  f hence oust"SO chains, thence soutii to tlie sliori  line of Arrow* lake, 20 chains more or less; tlience  west alons the shore line SO chains inore or less,'  tlrerice north -20 chains moro or less to the pointof  commencement.  --Dated this ISth dayof January, 1004.  JAS. H. NELSON.  NOTiCE.  vpi ?  M   JIILT.l.n  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given that thirty dn; s after  date I intend 10 duply   to die  Chief '-.onum--  sioner ot Lnnds anu Works for a special lien-*  to eut and carry a,\>it.\   timber t.oui tht tolloi.  ing  described   lands tiluated   on    Duil^coi  creek, a tributary 01 Adatnb river, Lillooet dis  ��������� -'- trict, 15. C.  1. Commencing at   a   post marked "F. -Mc-   CleCTvViiorth ca*.t corner po^t." planted 01.  the east bank of Dudgeon ereek, aboul font  mites norrh rrorn Dudgeon lake, thenee soull.  8 chains, thenee we-t so chains., rhenee north  SU charns, thenee east So chaiirs to poirrtoi  commencement.  2. CoinmenciiiR at a post marked "V. Mi -  Cioen's soutli cu=t corner po-t," plarrted in  the east side or Dudgeon creek, about foui  miles north from Dudgeon Jake, thence .noril,  SUchijins, theneo wcaisO'chain^, thenee 1011 ll  SO  chains, ihence  east  bO   chair.*,   to point 01  -    commencement.  Dated tins ISth dayof March. 1P01.  NOI ici:.  Notice is lu'iclij linen til it lit 1 r-v iu\s aftei  lite I iniend to apph to tlie ( li 11 ( ouinnssionci  it I anils i\- \\ otk^, for a spcci d licence-to cut tnd  tiuj two.} iimbqi fiom tile follow mj- Icacuhcil  l.imU in the \\ c-jt Kooti nay msttict.  1. Commencing at n. post niiiiked "Ole Sane*.  ici'Ej'ft noitli ei'st coiner post." .md planted ut east  i.mk of (.'atiooi 1 iver. about, seven juiles nbo\e  aouth of CU'icicr cieek, tiieuee west SO chains  .hence south Su chains, theuce east SO vliain-  ������heiiec nortli SO chains to tlie place of coineienee-  .nent. ^    '  ���������2. Coinmonciug at a'post marked "Ole Sanrt-  hv-r/i) north east eoinei pnst," and planted at west  ,ule of ( mine mer, .tbuut eight 111 ile> above rnoutii  it Glacier cteek, ,tlience west So cilams, tlience  soutli SO chums, theuce cast SO chains, theuc.  noith SO ciiains to lite placo of commencement.  Dated this l'lth day oi March, 1901.  ipl-7 OLU SAXDUEItn.  .-Notice is liereby given tliat the undersigned  have 'submitted to. tire Lieutenant Governor in  1 'ouncil a proposal' under the provisions of the  ttivers uud Stromas Act for tho cleaving and re-  uioviue of obstructions from l.'isli Creek a creek  emptying iuto the North East Arm of Arrow Lake  in the District of West Kootenay and for making  the same tit for rafting and driving therein logs,  timber, lumber, rafts and crafts.  ��������� Tho- lands to be directed by said works are all  tlie lands ou -t'itlie'r side . of the said Fish-Creek  ttiiicli.beloiig to the Province of llritish Columbia  tnd the Dominion of Cm Ida excepting the follow  111^ v inch the s-vui Goieinuicnts 01 one of them  have sold to or permitted to be occupied b\ the  follow in^ pctso.is  ap*. U  !���������*. McCLEERY  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given tliat thirty days nfter  date I intend to apply to the Clnet commissioner of I nnds and \\ orks for a special nccir-i-  "to eut aud earn away mnbjr fro.n the lollO'i-  inir described lnnds situated on Dudgeon  creek, ^tributary of Adam- rrver, Lillooet dfs-  Coi'nniencingata post mnrked "E.McClecr}'.-  eoutli west corner post," plained on the easl  bank of Dudgeon ereek, ."bout four miles north  from Dudgeon lake, inence uoitn ;i(kl chain  thenee east 40 chains, thenee soutu llio i leiii.s,  ti.-".'c west-10 eliains to p-*intoi' comrnenci-  ment*  jj^tod this 18th day ot March, 1501.  apl 14  r. Mccr.nTuy  NoncK.  Notice in liereb*  given that tliirty day s :iftc.  - rta'te 1 intend to appl.������ to tlio Cliief <jiiiu'ii*.a*.i(-iier  of Lands und  Wort-, for .1 special licence to cul  and carrv awav timber rroni section 2?, I'owuslnp  4, irr llig'lSend; West Kuotenay.  Pated this 25th day of Match, 1001.  ��������� B,,i 14 N. T. EDWAUD^:  " ^NOTICE.   Notice is hereby given   that thirty days aftei  aite~l~interi(l-to-in.iki:~app!ioat':>ti-lo_tiie_(-"nioi_  Coniniissionev of Lamb, and Woiks foi u special  licence to cut and cany away timber from tin  followin; descnbed lauds iu the West Knoteniij  iliitrict:  Commencing at a post planted on the west b ink  of Columbia liver at the mouth of Mnloiiey creek.  Dig Dend, and maiked "N. T. Edwards' soutli east  corner post," thence west 10 chains, thence nortli  100 chums, therrce cast 40 eliains, tiieuee soutii 100  chains to the place of cuinnionceinent. Containing  010 acres. ���������  Dated this 24th dayof March, 1004.  EIlWAHDM.  NOTICE. ,   -  Notice is hereby si*.en th.it tlihlv days aftei  late J Intend .to apnly to the Chief Comm.ssioiiei  ���������������f Lands and Woiks 101 it special licence to cut and  airy away timbei fiom lho follow mg described  1 mils iu tlie West Kooteu j y disti ict:  1. Commcncim; at a post in.ukcd "A. Cato's  .iiltll west cornei post," and plaule 1 at cast hank  f Canoe livei, about four miles above^ tuoiith of  .il.ieieveieek, tlience cast SOchaius, thence ninth  ,11 chains, liienee west SO chains, tbence south Si  chains to the place nt commencement.  2 Commencing at a post maiked "A. Cato's  . nith we.-.t coi noi pjjt," and planted at east bank  if canoe riwr, atioat llvj mile 1 above mouth of  iljcrer cieek, theuce e.u,t SO cl'i'.ins, theneo north  s0 chains, thence v.e-.t SO chains, tlience soutli Sc  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this ISth day of March, 1004.  mI-7 A. CATO  No of Lot or  Pre cniption  LojSOI), Croup One  ������������������-Ml "  "  >01  " ia! "  "  30J  "   lO-l "  "  r.oo       "  ' J-lOj  Pie cmptiorr No 27  '              " SO  '         " IU  -   "             " 117  "             " 120  " 123 .  *' 120  "             " 140  " 140 '  "             " 14S  " 130  "             " , lit-2  " 1S3  "             " 134  "             " 153  -" 138"  " 139  "             " 100  "             " 109  "             " 175  " 170  Name of av. ner or occup mt  \ McRae A T M Kelhe  D   \ Lamev  George Lu\  T W    ihouisou  P D ln\  A  H uiriill  ('  Mcnhnuck  11 r Pell\  Tames Saell  John D McDonald  J  Bm bulge  1* H McKav  Geoi^e Jlourgeois  I. F Druifoid ^  A. lloudercau  J. \V. MeAbee  A. D. McKay  W. S. Doig  E. II. Holland"  Thomas tloyter  G .11. W ears * A.II.Tui ner  It. K. Shields  L'laience McDowell  J, A.H.Tobm  H Poiner  II. Orr  A. Gow ing it A.G.Frasei  M. IS. McCalluni *s  II. G. Christie  The iate of lolls proposed to be charged are  sticii as may be fixed by the Judge of the County  '..'ourt of Kootenay.  Dated Marcli Oth. 1904.     -  EMPIRE LUMBER COMPANY, LIMITED.  .   .      j nrc31-0l  NOTICE.  Notice is lieiebv given that thirty dajs aftor date  I intend to applVtu tile Chief Coinmissionei' of  Lands and Works fo.' a special licence to cut ana  cany awav timbei fiom the follow ing described  lands 111 tlie West Kootenay district:  V. Comuiuneiii'! nt a post marked "J. Sutliei;  land's north cast corner p jst," and planted at west  1.1111k of Canoe river, about three miles aboie  mouth of Glacier irjek, thenee west SO chains,  tlrence south CO chains, clie-uce east SO chains,  tlienco noith SOclmiits to the place of commencement.  2. Coiiiiuonciim al a post marked "J. Sutherland's north east coi ner post," and planted at east  bank of Cinoi* livei, aliout four miles above mouth  o: Glacier creek, tlience west SO chains, tiieuee  iDittli SO ciiains, thenie cn-t SO ciiains, thence  moth SO chains tu Urciilace^fcoiiunencement^^  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby giien that thirty days after  dale I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for a special licence to cut and  '���������arfj away timber from tile following desciibed  lands m the West Kootenay district:  Commencing at apost marked "M. Sutherland's  iouth \\ est corner p ist," and planted at east bank  -if Canoe river about three miles above mouth of  Glacier creek, thence east 80 chains, tlience north  s0 chains, tlrence west EO ciiains, theuce soutlr SO  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this ISth day of March, 1904.  apl-7  MAIIGAK.ET SUTHERLAND.  Dated tlrirt ISth dayof Match, 1901.  ,pl-7 J. htjillEISLAND.  ft|il U  N. T.  NOTICE.  llotice is herebv given Unit thirty days aftei  date l intend to apply tn tlie Chief "JniiiinUilnnci  " of Lands nrrd Woiks for a special licence tn cut  and carry away timber from the   following described lands in the West Kooteimy district:  Commencing at a post nrmked "Ada Edwards  south east comer," planted one-half mile up Maloney ereek, Dig Mend, thence west 4(1 chains,  therrce north 100 chains, thence east 40 chains,  tlience soutii 100 chains to place of commencement.   Containing (Hu acres.  Pated this 24th dayof March, 1D04.  al,tH ADA EDWAUDS.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days aftei  date I Inlenil to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cutnnii  cany away timber from the follow ing described  la:ul3 iu the West Kootenay district:  1. Couinicnciii'X at a post 111a iked "J. lturke'-  south west corner pint," and planted at east bank  of Canoe river, about six miles above mouth of  GI icier cieek. tlience east SO chains, tlience north  ill chains, thenee west SO du'iis, tlrence south SO  chains to the place of eoiirruercernont.  Dated this ISth day of March, 190i.  ���������2. Commencing at a po������t marked "J. Burke's  soutii westcorner post," aud planted at east bank  of Canou liver ubout seven miles above mouth of  lilacier creek, tlience east SO cliP.ms, thence rrorth  ill chains, tlience west SO chains, theuce south SO  chains to the placo 01' commencement.  Dated this lOthday of March, 1004.  NOTICE,  Notice"is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to ripply to the* Chief Conimissioner  of Lauds and Works for a special licence to cut and  ctrry away timlier from the following described  lands in tlio West Kootenay .district:  Commencing at a post planted on Ihe'west bank  of Columbia vivov, three miles north of Malomiy  crook and marked "A. Payne's north east corner,"  therrce west SO ehuins, theneo south 80 ciiains,  thence east SO chains, theuce north SO chains to  plueo of commencement.   Containing 04U acres.  Dated tills 24th day of March, 1904.  apl 14 A. PAYNE.  ipl-7  J. BUKKK.  NOTICE.  ��������� Notice. is hereby given that tliirty daysafter  date I intend to apnly to the Chief I'lniiniissinnei  of Lamls and Works for a speeinl licence to cut  and carry away tiiubur from .the following dc-  Hcribeil lands in tho West Kooteuay distriet:  (lonnneiicing at a post planted orr the west  hank of Columbia river, rilioul. throe and one-half  miles nouth of .lordn.11 creek, llig lioiiil, and mm ked  "Emma I'r.yno's south emit corner." thence west  80 chains, thence norlh 80 chains, thonce cant SO  chains, thonce suulh 80 chains Lo place of coin-  Iiiencemont.   Containing (Ho acres.  Dated tills 'iitli day of March, lOob .  ,ipl 14 EMMA PAYN E  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the ('hief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cnt and  carry "away timber from the following described  lands in tlie West Kootenay district:  il.- Commencing at a postmarked "L. Burke's  north oust corner post," and planted at west side  of; anno river about five miles above mouth of  Glacier creek, tlience west SO chains, tbence south  8?) chains, thence east SO chains, thence north 80  chains to tlte place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "L. P.urke's  nortli east comer post," and planted at east bank  of (Jaime river, about "six mites above rnoutii of  Glacier crock, tlience west SO chains, thence soutii  SO ciiains, thence east SO elialus, thence north SO  chains to tlie place of commencement.  Dated this ISth dayof March, 1004.  NOTICE.    -  Notice is hereby given tlrat thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tlie Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special licence lo cut and  carry away timber from the follow ing described  lands irr the West Kootenay dislrict:  1. ( nmmencing at a post marked "Mrs. J.  Burke's north v, est corner post," ami planted at  west bank of Canoe river and at foot of Glove's  rapidi, tlience soutii 80 chains, tlrerrce east SO  ciiains, therrce nortli SO chains, therrce west 80  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this ISth day of March, 1904.  2. Commencing at a post marked "Mrs. J.  -lltirke*s~nortii-east-corner-post,���������and planted at  west bank of Canoe river and about half a mile  nhoie Grote's rapids, thence west SO chains,theuce  -outh 80 chains, thence cast 80 chains, Ihence  north SO ciiains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 20th day of Marcli, 1904.  apl-i  MILS. J. BUUKE.  NOTICE.  Notico is liereby given that thirty days nfter  date 1 intend to apply to the Cliief Coinniissiorier  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  and carryaway tiiuber from the following descrilied lamls in the West Kootenay district:  Commencing at a post marked "James Anderson's north cast corner post," thence south 40  chains, thenee.west 100 chains, rhenee north 40  chains, thente east 100 chains to place of commencement.  Dated this 24th day of March, 1004.  apl-7 JAMES ANDERSON.  >oeoeoo������������iooococo������ioi>������a<i*oo������o������������������a������ooooaoaaoo*e������������e^������)oa������eooo������������������������������9o������������������4a������ooB������������������������������������a������  oo������������������o������������o������o������o������eo������oooooooosoooco������e(������������������oobo90C80oof������*!( ceo*oocoto^oo*������*o****a������o*****������������***  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty days after  datel intend to apply to the Cliief Conimissioner of  Landsand Works for a special licence to cut ami  carry away timber from the following described  lands in the West Kootenay district:  . .Commencingat a post marked "Margaret Sutherland's soutli east comer post,", anil planted at  north bank of Columbia river' about half a mile  above mouth of Canies creek, theuce west 80  chains, tlience nortli 80 drains, tiieuee east 80  chains,-thence soutii 80 chains to the place of  commencement.  Dated this 25th day of March, 1904.  apl-7 MARGARET SUTHERLAND.  apl-7  I.. BURKE.  Contractors wanted to .water logs !>y  BIG BUND LUMBER CO., LTD.,  Arrowhead, B. G.  NOTICE.  Notice is herehy given that thirtv davs after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Cnrnrc'issioner  of Limls and Works for a special licence to cut.  ami carry away timber from the following descrilied  lands in tlie *i\ eai Kootenay district ;  Commencing at a post markod "K. Sturdy*,  south east comer riost,' and planted at west bank  of Canoe river aliout half a mile above Grove's  rapids, tlrence west 100 chains, thence norlli 40  ch.vns, thence ca it 180 chain*-, Ihence soutli 4*0  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 20th (Lay of Match, 1904.  apl-7 LE. STURDY.  -  ������  o  o  ' ���������  ��������� :  *'  *  ��������� *  *  *  '     *  ���������     *  9  -     *  ��������� *  *  *  o  ' a ?  ��������� -  ��������� -  ��������� -  *' ���������  9  9  *  9  9  *  9  9  ���������  9  9  ���������  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  e  e  e  o  a  e  ���������  a  e  e  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ���������  o  o  *  9 ���������  ������  ��������� 9 ���������  9  9 -.  O  e -  ��������� ���������?"  e.  ' ������������������'-  o  ��������� .  ���������  -'C  :'  e  o *  e  e '-  9  9  ������'  9  *  o  ������  9  *  9  *  9  9  o  0  ���������  a  ���������  o  o  a  ���������  9  The Revelstpke Herald and Railwaymen's  Journal is the oldest established newspaper  mider one management in the Interior. It numbers among" its subscribers residents of all parts  of the Province an It  is the most valuable advertising" medium in  Horth- Kootenay, being read by everybody.  THE -HERALD'S;Xn.Gws>:of the mines, logging"  and luraber industries is reliable and up-to-date.  Its specifel'^ with  Dominion^and^Provincial ��������� authorities^;and' give  exclusi ve news iii advance of important political events.  THE HERALD deals with local matters in an  impartial manner and for the past seven years  has be���������>n an.important factor in building up the  City of Revelstoke.  THE HERALD  is the Working Man's paper.  It speaks fearlessly for the right no   matter  lose interests are affected.  ��������� e  ��������� o  ������ e  ������ ���������  ������ ���������  ��������� o  ��������� a  ��������� ���������  ������ ���������  ��������� a  ��������� o  ��������� 9'  ��������� 9  ��������� ���������  ��������� *  ��������� *  ��������� O  ��������� ���������  ��������� ���������  ��������� a  a *  a a  a *  a *  ��������� a  ��������� e  ��������� ���������  .��������� a  ��������� 0  ��������� a  ��������� a  ��������� a  THE HERALD will give, during the next  session of the Provincial Legislature, a crisp  and unbiassed account of all the proceedings  and generally inform its readers regarding  what will be the most important deliberations  of that' body since-its inception.  OUR JOB DEPARTMENT has every facility  for turning out FirBt-C lass Work at right  prices and our customers all return. Try Us  and you will know the reason why.  .aaaoa ���������aaoaaaaaaaba(!iaaaoaaaa:.������aaaaaaaaaaaaaeaaaaaaaaaaaaaa*������ea(t(i������>������aoa������"e������a������'o������������������*������������'������'������'������"*������***!  f*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ *aaaaaaam*aaaaa,aaaai a*���������������������������a*aa.a.************a(,aa***aa-o,a*aitaa*amKaaaaaaaaaaa\ C^GS&OOQ^<Se0mt*&^9������*91>OQQ&&W9&trii!!>GOSQdd&Q*aWiwtS(  : tt-soec-geg *go������oooseoot3'8'������(������e*5 seoooeeoQaevS'S-ooci mo*s eoe  and  in pnrt occasioned ��������� wllh the drawing-master.  CEjlPTELi   U.  Tly tho time lho days were beginning to length again in 1857 people  h.ul almost cco.-cd to think of the  Crimea      nnd  all   its   terrible   lo.'sons  lo the nation, no one dreamed of the  moie dreadful storm now lowering on  the fur  Kast.  bv eastern misconception of J'-ng-  litnd's strength in lire Crimen. Even  in India, where the first low mut-  terincs of thunder had al.-etidy been  heard, some sirange madness ltrlled  the English lo a perilous sense of  security and blinded thenr to the  handwriting blazing au the wall befoie ti.em.  At home people went on tlieir usual comfortable half-hearted way,  tiinking, in spite of their recent rude  awakening from dreams.of universal  peace, that the mad race for wealth  was not again to be interrupted, but  that every ma.n wus to sit in the  Ehadow of his own shop-front and  eat the_ frrrit of pale factory-hands'  drudgery, untroubled. Peoplo grumbled Impartially at everything over  their breakfast newspapers, reconstructing or destroying the British  Constitution or propping up the venerable fabric according to thc several mandates of their several journals, but not dreaming of more war.  i ine night at the end of January,  Philip Randal, now a fine, well-set  up lad,  with bright, keen eyes and a I  old let-  Philip had  left a two-days'  ter- on  his mantelpiece.  '���������Dear   old     Ippio,"   it. began,   "do  write'  ofluner.    Four   of  Jliss     Ulush- _  fords nre still  in love with you,  live | with genuine regret,  wlllr  tho  as    nice  new  curate   (not  trs Mr.  Ingluby),  quarter  arrd  two  to-night, frightful crush, ch ? Don't  you  dance."  "Rather."  "Want a partner ? Know my ro'.s-  in, Miss Maynard ? Girl in while  over  there '?"  Philip tried to look indifferent n.nd  not blush: "J���������ah think I have met  MisR Mn.vnari'," he stnintiroretl, "l  dar-esay site's forgotten; besides���������ah���������  her* ottid  will  be full by  this time."  "Oil, cnnie along, look, she's silting down, introduce ybtt again,'* 10-  jilietl Contain Medwny, amused nt  the subdued eagerness on tie lad's  hoi.est  brown ��������� lace.  "Oh ! Air. Ha.idal is an old acquaintance," said the pretty dork-  eyed girl, in a low voice with a subdued warble in it, on his introduction. "I am so sorry," she added  not one   dance  They  -.,!  lefl.      Unless���������'  iit  her conr-in.  'Unless      for  she  paused,   looking  once I'm magnanl-  such sillies, they steal his pencil- mous and givo up. No���������let me see,"  chips, and even his pencils, for keep- . takirg her card. "I'm down for  jnkos. lie Is always pleased with ' eleven, shall I substitute Mr. llnn-  iny      drawing**-,   so   I  mean  to bo    u I dal's name,  Ada?"  famous painter. What geese those  officers must be ! Mow glad I am  that yorr pretended \o think the donkey thoy put in your cot was Captain Hare, und took possession of  his room instead. Father nnd mother a'e qrrite well; so is Sobastopol.  1 leave school this half. Your affectionate sitter,  "Jessie Meade."  "Thoy want trio to be confirmed  this spring, but 1 don't want, to be  good yet. 1 should like somo fun  rirst." ���������  What a baby the sweet child wns 1  Vet she would soon be a woman,  though always a tender, slight crea/-  turo, ri thing to be protected. And  what was to become of her socially?  Tho more ho thought of it the more  impossible her position seemed. How  could that dainty blossom-like creature dnitco witli such rough fellows  as her cousin, Roger Plummer, oven  if dancing were in vogue in that set?  healthy      brown fac"e.   found  himself, li?nd t.y,���������h^posslb!e c[������or-���������"llLs}l������  very  smart  in   his  ball  uniform,     at  a large military ball, trying very  hard to look bored, but in reality  full of enjoyiperit. He liked dancing  and ladies' sotlcty, and was fresh  to gayoties of this kind. He Wished  tho deficiency in ladies had been on  tie other side, but then, as so many  of those gold laced, stalwart warriors lounging ? languidly against  walls were too vain, too lazy, " or  too clumsy to dance, it did not matter much, since no lady is ever too  liicd. too bored, or too vain to  dance, so he might have his share of  partners,  ineligible a-s he was,  ^Te thought of his littlo sister at  home, when he saw so marry fresh  prirl-faces in the brilliant whirl of  dancers, bright as rolling sunset-  clouds turning7 before him to the accompaniment of Iovc-ludcn waltz  music on a*.fine string band.  There are peoplo who despise  waltz-music; . have thej- ever been  young ? ever danced? ever flung  themselves liko swiinmerr upon those  bright waves of melody, and stayed  only by the pressure of one young  hand upon another young waist,  fioated far away into ideal regions,  rising and falling in spirit with the  ebb and flow of the music? Besides  that poetry of motion which quive s.  eo strongly through waltz music  that it is pain to sit still at its  sound, it has all the'.-tenderness, the  sadness, the inlinito unconscious  longing, the ethcical exaltation of  youthful love. Young people listen  to waltz music with yearning, looking into the vague rich future: old  people listen with yearning and recall   the  golden   past.  "I am never merry when I hear  sweet music," might be said of  Strauss's or Gungl's waltzes. But  the sadness seems pleasantor than  mirth.  l'i ilip listened, a pensive helight  irradiating and refining his features,  which inclined to a -square solidity,  end, leaning against his door-iamb,  imagined Jessie one cf that bright  crowd of fioiver-deckori, bejewelled  la'Hes, whose filmy draperies floated  mistily about them and mergnd into  one broad mass of color with gold-  laced scat let'and blue'officers, with  the varied facings and decoration  'distinguishing bursal s and lancers,  artillery and engineers, cavalry and  infant.y. lhe brilliance toned down ,  here and there by the black-blot of a I of mirth. "What  civilian dress. What a different | "Legion,"' lie  blc-ni-'ing  of color some of those pre- j ".Look, Medway,  ho admitted to more refined circles?  It had been better, he sometimes  thought, if tho child had been taught  dairy and housework in place of  Mnngnoll's Questions, French, and  piano-playing; her hands would in  that caso have been rougher, hor susceptibilities blunter, her faco not  less sweet, and her heart as pure;  Kogor riummer and young editions  of jlr. Olrceseman would not then  have jarred, upon her, she would then  have no more thought of quarrelling  with her place in life than a flower  does.  "A violet by a mossy stone half hidden from the eye."  She would have blossomed sweetly,  and as sweetly faded, untroub'ed and  unnoticed, in her place. It never  struck him that Jessie's exquisite  graco-and refinement were as native  to her as the perfume to the violet,  and widely different from Miss Blush-  ford's thin and spurious veneer of  history, arid, arithmetic, her feeble  pencil drawings, piatro-strummings,  and petty proprieties of speech and  manner. When he took stock of the  pretty, young faces present and observed tho ways of their; owners; he  felt that Jessie; would do herself no  discredit among them, he wns not  sure that many could surpass her.  That one of those?.young'faces surpassed not only Jessie's but every  other in tho room, he was perfectly  sure. .He-watched the slight young  figure belonging to tlint flower-face.,  as it glided through AOS*mazes of  tiro waltz, with a ceepening glow in  his dark gray eyes, and a. strange  new fearful joy tin ii led hiin when  her soft'floating, drapery swept him  in n. sudden surge of tlio dance. -A  friend spoke to  him,   unheard, smiled  "Thank you." Two gray eyes nnrl  two dark ones rested gratfi'lly upon  Claude Medwuy's face, Ada Maynard  floated away with hor partner, and  Midway's well-built, well-carried fig-  urn passed slowly on with a certain j  princely grace, leaving Philip full of  young gra.titu.do  and admiration.  When thc band struck up the" flrst  plaintive chords of No. 11, Philip  was already at Miss Maynard's side,  eager to claim hcr promise at the  first moment  possible.  Two gliding steps and a turn; and  they were oil, borne away and away  far from the prose of life, lost upon  the fairy sea of that enchanted  music, rising and'falling, upon the  bright waves of its yearning melody,  unconscious of physical being- ond  motion, because of their vory intensity and perfection, isolated in a  common beautitudo, thoy two alone,  each revolving round the other ns a  sole centre and source of motion, as  two stars cast into space free of any  solar system, might do. At last, as  if by common consent, they paused  breathless, flushed, radiant, and  Philip guided his partner to a seat  beneath a trophy bf arms untl flags,  into which sho sank smiling, while  hp leant against a Union .lack above  hcr, and, opening her fan, used it  gently on her behalf.  "I sometimes wonder if there will  bo dancing in Heaven." sighed Miss  Maynard, who was still in hcr teens.  "You dance so well, no wonder  that you enjoy it," he replied, won-  deiing at the glory of the rich dark  eyes, nnd the curled mazes of tlio  deep black hair and sweet curving of  the warm red lips, "1 suppose you  dance a groat deal ?"  "Oh 1 no. I am only just. out.  This is only 1113- second ball. And  it will bo the last, I am afraid." -  "Surely not. Why should it bo  so ?".. ".-.,''  "My last at home, I moan. We  go out to India, mother and I, next  week," -she sighed.  Philip sighed too. "I am sorry,"  he said after a pause, "no more  chance for me of another dance wilh  you." Iio  left   oil  using  the     fan  and   looked     dreamily  at  the  bright  moving crowd   with  a  sudden   discn-1  chantment.    "Poor    little   butterfly,'  ho thought,  "you will  bo snapped up !  the moment you   land."      Then     she I  would   bc  a  flowor-hovering  butterfly  no  more;  but a gontle little    hearth  cricket,   guarded   and     sheltered       by I  sorrre  >trong     man.       Cherlyhed       or \  crushed, he wondered,  witb a   sudden '  fear,  as he turned  and  looked, at the  slight frayi'c  form and  delicate face.  Could  sorrow   or   suffering  touch      a  S'ling      so     fi.it* n and   tender?      The  thought was as prepostc-"oris ..-is painful.      Why,  she  would  fade  at      the  first    touch     cf pain     as a rote-leaf  ssuraoce Company  57th ANNUAL REPORT.  TIia V      '    TH '^i0 now business of tho yenr was the largest over submitted to tho  ine   Years iiUSiness.     Oompany> und thojigiires   in tabular form, together with thoso  for 1902, are us  follows :���������  1003. 1002. Increase.  Nmnber of applications received  (>,S03 G.022 1,841  Amount of Assurances applied for  $13,881,960 810,687,073 $3,194,2SS  Policies issued  l#.<0:t5,O32 0,73-1.003 ������,9D1.0:t<9  Policies paid lot*   10,12S,13I> 8,308,3813 *            1,723,753  Total business in forco  95.S31.110 89,170,575 0.3150,535  Of tho applications received, 260 for Assurances of .$093,716 were declinod, as not conforming to  the Company's standard.  Tho gross premium and Annuity income was 92,847,559.74, and the income  from interest, including $30,757.20 profit on sale of securities, reached tho  handsome sum of .$1,170,374.33. Together these- mako the total gross income (exclusive of payments on account of Capital Stock), $4,023,934.07.  _,      _ The death claims paid during the year amounted to $1,227,414.42.     The  ..* . ^���������a*y1I^en ?* matured endowments and death claims (including.bonus additions), and  annuities paid in 1903, amounted to $1,528,420.46, whilo $145,273.40 was paid;as cash dividends and  surrender values to policyholders, making total payments to policyholders $1,673,093.80.  The total assets at the 31sfc December, 1903, as shown by the balance sheet,  amount to $27,180,007.21,  being an increase  of  $1,215,074.71   over   1902���������a  growth that your Directors think is vory satisfactory.   Tho usual conservative  practice  of the  Company has been followed in the valuation of its assets.  The  growth  of  following tabic:���������  E0I1M OF IiTE1TI9M  HOW SOME ARE STOLEN  ^~,    OTHERS "LOST.  AND  ! The Income.  The Assets.  the Company's   assets  TOTAL  In 1883..  In 18SS-.  $5,604,00!)  8,054,000  in   tho   past  ASSETS.  In 1S93..  Ill 18198..  twenty   yours   is   shown  by   the  $i4,sr.;,oo9  540,0^8,000  The Liabilities.  IN 1903, 27,1������0,000  In the valuation of the policy liabilities, the Company's own standard has  again been employed, viz.: the Institute of Actuaries' Table, with interest at  3A% for all business prior to January 1st, 1900, and the same table with 3% interest for policies  issued since that date. Tho total not Reserve by this valuation standard amounts to $25,093,374.  In addition to this tho Company holds Reserves of $32,315 for lapsed policies subject to revival,  and $55,028 for instalment claims fund. After providing for theso Reserves and for all liabilities,  except Capital Stock, there remains a surplus on policyholders'- account of $1,801,367.32. A largo  section of our business was valued on tho new table known as tho O11 Table, and tho Reserves  brought out amounted to 90.7% of tho Reserves required by the table, now in use by the Company. So that it would appear that no material change in Reserves would result bj' the adoption  of the more recent tables of mortality. So far as is known this is the first occasion upon which  these new tables have been used in a valuation in Canada or tho United States by any Company  having an established business. ���������  A full report of the meeting wil! appear in the Company's  paper, Life Echoes,  at     liis absorbed   earnest gazo,    and i shrivels  at  the  first breath  of  frost,  pulsed on. Sunshine      and soft airs  should      be  i /arms and hamlets, nnd park-girdled  beneath the mirk as the future is  hidden beneath the shadows of nn-  | certainty, the tlirob-tiirob of the  ; engine beating time in his brain to  ! the rr.eiody of that last waltz.  It was a cold ni������ht, he was glad  ; to draw iris coat-collar round his  ears, arrd shivered in spite of his  ���������thick rug. Jt was not so pleasant  I to look out inlo tlio blank depths  ' c-f sin-rounding night as into Ada  Maynard's  eyes.  '  j "AH the spirit rtecpl.v dawning in tho  dark  of hazel  eyes."  "How aie you, Randal 7*' said a  hussar captain, sauntering up to him  inter on, but Philip continued to  gtwo at the surging tide of wnltzers,  grave,   rapt,   unconscious,   until     the  question  was repeated,   and   the  hus-   rhaded .alcove tailing the H-jht r.oth  hers   th'rorrjrh   rife.  Thc waltz music was still rising  and failing in golden wavelets,  l'hi'ip and l.is charming partner were  resting after anoti-cr turn in a palm-  lino  that, came  to  his  sung    ittelf     lo the  mem-  dance  sar,   languidly  smiling,   laid  a     hand  on  the  lad's shoulder.  *'1lIi ?    oh?     How  are    you, Medway ?"  he  exclaimed,   starting      and  flushing.    "I didn't hear you      come ; ure  "P-" ��������� j his  "Or sec mc,   too hard  hit,"   ho re- i attention,  trrri.-e'-l.   l.is   beautiful   blue  eyes     full   (0 him.by  is  her  name ?"  returned   quickly.  there's not a  leally  wcrnan-^i n^-tho  . was   the  'ory and  miifl^.  ;    And  amid  all   thc  thoughts  crowding  upon him  at this  first shock    of  ,lie:eaval,  in   the thousand   memories,  ings   to   which   young \oicvs  and  mu- ' tender,   happy,  and  sad,   he  ytill  saw  tuaHy   charmed   eyes   lend   enchanted ,' Lho      bright face uplifted   and     heard  Ml  repealed  utterance      fit  last aroused     7'hilip's  0  lark   s^at'ow  approaching  "I  vinl.  meaning,   when   ;  upon   ti em   from  and  the  name at  He took a. paper  hari.'e-l  n  mysterious fig'i'e   whi'.h  glided     Lwiftly  away  and   wrs      lost  in   the.   crowd.       Miss   Maynard   turned rcr head, seeing his attention wr.s  ���������Ai- hus^iiiftT, cri ~oti d  lliant  figures  litft.  the clear voice speaJdng, saw the  white muslin and blush-roses, the  rounded arms, rich dark hair, and  hard eyes lit up by the dawning  o;A it, and wus glad in a way,  I hough his heart bled and his cori-  ������ioi.������ reproarbntl     him,-    ns       hc  iho'Jght   of   things  hc  had   done    and  left   undone,   and   wondered   why     he  i 00 ked- ar_ir(e-nT"il-'yh((.(i~nrT^*(jeen_inr7rc���������l������*rn;er-anri~drriti--  -v seer,   dancing In*- ! fttl   to   her   who   had   been   more   than  ^seBi^������ss^seen-at=ItaJaclavav--v.'-!iOn-^  heavy      brigade    wedged    themselves; ron:.. to-night."  thro'iglr      the gray  mass of 'Russian j    Captain      Sled way   smiled   benevo- j uvl.,.n  "the palm lea vi-s for 11      long * mother   to   him   und   hod   never  been  troops !  Somo of the dancers present; Icnlly      ond      lifled     liis     eyebrows. jscn<o. [harsh even  jn roproof.  had  been  ttarred   the Russian      gray j "Youthful   crthutiasm,    tine       tiling.     'tfiiun nl. length   /lie turned   her  face!     'H wns  too  Into now;  it always     is  with Kngiish icailet. * j refie.-lriiig,"   he  said.    "Awfully     hot(t0���������*ard  I'hilip.   I*. If  hood   war*  resting 1 loo      Into   wiV-n   wo   think   of     these  against.      I.he   drnped   ftntr.'.'..   hi������     fnee ; Liinu-s with   vuin regret sharpened  hy  nnd   his   cye.M     the ; He ki.nr.-cdged  pain  of h.s.-i.  wounded  nnimnl.    !    The   engine     thiolihod   on  to      the  I"   the  exclidnied; ; melody      of  thut    Itc-.l.  love-burdened  ! ivullz,  stars  p.u.cod     in  Milcmn  shin-  he said,   recollecting ; Injf procession  over  thc heavens,   un-  ound   o!  her     voitr*. '-. til     tlio   gray      wintry    dawn    poind  showed  the    cold  ;ukm. "  rfho rend- on lhe paper he ahower! j- The sun had dispersed tho mists  her,  -'Your mother Is dying.    Come." . and   wn* f-hiidr.g    with cold  radiance  "And I cannot go liii to-morrow:" .' like a *rnlle which conceals ri sor-  he snid, I row,   nn'!   tlio  forenoon   wns  well  ad-  "Yon   enn     go    nt once.      A  mail '���������. vnnred   wl.cn  ho  reached   Cleeve,   and  Could   Scarcely   Walk,   But  tho   Pains   and   Aches  Have Entirely Disappeared Thanks to  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Lly er Pills  The kidneys,   after  all,  arc  rcspon- 1 out benefit,  and hcarir g of many be-  F.iblc for rheumatism as well  as most ling cured  by using Dr.   Chase's Kid*  of the other pains and  aches of    the  body,  and  la-stiiig  euro  can  only   bo  obtained   when   the   kidr.evs   are     set  iisl:l.  Dr. Chase's Kidncy-I.iver fills aro  the xacst popular and successful kidney me.iici.".c of the day, l.o.-ause  they tut promptly aird arc of lasting benefit.  Mr. Charles Morrish, Dorchester  Station, Middlesex county. Ont.,  writes :���������"I desire to acknowledge to  j 011  the benefit  1  have  recoiled  from  -, i>r. Cliarc's Kidney-Liver I'ills. I'or  about  tv.eive months  I  could  hardly  : walk, on account of being so crippled  up witl. kidney derangement und  rheumatism.  "I  had  lii'vi many medicine.**,  wilh-  ncy-Uvcr Pills, 1 made up my mind  to give thcm a trial. A/tor having  tal.cn mx boxes of this medicine in  rAtccef-Kion, I can truly sny that T. am  in hotter health to-day thnn I havo  been for twenty years. Thc rheumatism pains have entirely disappeared,  and I arn well and hearty. As I nm  nearly seventy years of ngo, T consider- my curo remarkable, nnd give  nil cix*.-Ji(. to Dry Chase's Kidirey-  "Liver I'ills."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  pill a dose, 'Jiic n box, at all dctilors,  or Kdiunnson, Hates & Co., Toronto.  To protect yon against imitations,  thc portrait nnd figntttiire of Dr.  A. W. Chtise, tho famous receipt  book author, arc on every box.,  had  a bluish   tint.  amazed  st.11 c of a  "Yott      a i'o      iH  "what enn  J  do V  "Xo,      no,"  himself,  nt   lie  "lint   it should     have   come     before, : tl-e.n      nnd   the   chill  e;U th  hours   bei'onr.      Too  laic     now,     too   (thostly     ami    desolate    in  iate  two.   it   in ; look  a fly  In  his hnsle to  reach  the  plen.s-  mill-  trnin   pn.���������?:'(*#   through   at  not much past one now.      if you are i Mi'.l.    Tt  looked  peaceful   and  1'uir.k  you   can  got.  leave  and     catch i rant-  when    he     drove  up,   thc  il.   My brother has often caught it."'wheel   was   turning  with  its  familiar  'lln Ktititcl up at once and pushed [sound, scattering the diamond spray  through Lire whirling crowd. Thc' over the still sun-lit poo'. Lhe pig-  mrifle." wt'.t nil discords now. the icons we? o v.-hce'ing nbout with dim-,  people t ber.red sr-oct-rcs, bright, eyes ; g'mg wings and iridescent breasts,  mocking phn.11 tons, the flowers poii--il.be dogn barked cheerfully, a lien  011011s,'tlio light n burned blue and | loudly aitnouced . that she had laid  brilcft.1. He hnd been, dancing nnrl i rn erg, snow-drops gleamed white in  foolirg wliiie.  his mother  la.v (lying-    j ll,e     f'-i'''.'-i'-b''rdors,  Iris partner gazed after his re- , fanes Hpnrkled  treating figure until it was lost, in n. I Philip's he.'n-t  maw of floating draperies ond bril-jfnr the blinds  limit-, colors,  and  the tears gradually j mother lived.  filled' her' eyes.      "Poor fellow I"  she I     'n n. moment he was In   the pnrlor.  mm inured,   "poor   boy !     Hns  lie    it.  r-;i:;Ler ?     or any ono to care for liim?  I. wis-*-!, lie  had just snid good-night.'  the -window-  in the nunrsii I r.o, and  ga-vc n joyful leap;  were,  not down:     his  Philip wns nhlo l.o obtain leave at  once, nnd befoie long he hnd torn  off his guy ball uniform, put on  plnrrr clolhes, sprung into Lho mail  train and was rushing swiftly  through the rlnrknt :���������.'(. 11 dreadful  terror  l.r.*iuir:g ut his heart.  The train moved loo nlovly for  liirn, flying paiyt fields nnd woods,  uuin.'.iouH,  nil covered up  and   hidden  In n. mo me  whe'C .loHf'ie was dozing by the (Iro  nfler a long night of watching. *-',':o  Bprn.ig ii|> with a stilled cry to ment,  liim, hei* eyes nnd mouth marked  with purple shadows nnd her face  Palo ns the .',now-droj-s in lhe gar-  don.  "My kit (.in ! My poor kll.len !"  cried Philip, using his pet iliinie for  her. Then he nut down, drawing heron l<> hi-i l.nee and rocking lier softly to find fro ns if she were ngain  Uro baby  ho had  so  often  hushed  to  sleep,   nnd Jessie cried as  any baby  might   havo   done.  Cousin Jano had opened the door  softly and shut it again. "Poor  things I" she sa'id, "let them haie  their ory out, 'twill do then, a power  of good."  "But you must go to her. She has  been wanting you all night," said  Jessie, biiddenly starting up.  Thon Br, Mnulo and Cousin Jane  enure in, the latter with rod eyes  arvd haggard face, the former vigorously taking snufl and swearing beneath liis breath.  "Ik there no hope, doctor' ?" Philip  nske.d:   "can nothing  be done ?"  "Nothing, nothing, 1 tell you," ho  replied, testily, "keep quiet and  don't make a row. Not that anything matters to her, poor soul.  Confound you, I'hilip," ho added, "I  ain't a man of science, though J  know more thnn you think; but all  the doetoi s in the world can't help  her now I"  At this Airs. Plummer began ' to"  cry again and unnecessarily besought  Philip and .les*io to calm themselves  though they were both unmoved in  their crushing ."orrow. .    .  "Now ma'am, stop that. I" growled the doctor, who wns himself shedding coi ions tears, "nnd take caro  - of- tha tr girlr- l.et-her���������cry���������bu t" make"  hcr cat." And he bustled oil, promising lo look in again. "As if there  weren't plenty of t iivsomo old women to spare in the town, without  tti.king Mrs, Meade," lie grumbled as  hc   wont.  "She slipped,011 an apple-paring on  thc stone steps nrrd hurl, her spine,  poor dear," cxplrilrcd Mrs. Plummet*, when Iiu wns giiut*. "I rii Id t.o  her only hist Tuesday week, 'Martha,' 1 said, 'that untidy hii.������sy '11  lie the tleatli of you some tiny.' Antl  so she wns," ul.e. added wllh a satis liud nir. "Put, her mind Is clear,  my dear. And she wants you. Keep  up before hor, there's a good lad1,  do.*'  "tVhen Philip reached his mother's  room, 'there wn.s no more need to  adinonhrh him to be calm, for the  sight beforo hlrn elVe.et.ua I ly /piloted  him, arid the memory of that dny always lived In his mind us a solemn,  sweet  (line of rest .and  peace.  The spring suiifliiiu; poured itself  unhindered irrto the room; .Jo.-sle had  placed a bunch-.of 'Know-drops, "fair  rnrddH of February," she called  them, in ber mother's sight: Sebas-  tofiol winked corn fort ably wilh' her  only eye beforo the fire; nnrlMrs.  Monde herrelf, ihe cen I re-of all the  Borrow, smiled peacefully from her  pillow. It,     wus   so  rlni.ijje,     so  solemn   to   I'l'.HIp   lo   Iind   Iris   mother  idle;   it,  seemed   impossible   that     the  household   wlioul'-i   could   run   without  her n id.      Utit    for    thi.-i      unnatural  ct.ill: ess,  she did   not   differ from  her  i  usual       .velr',      and     la'lked   calmly   of j  many   Ihing.M  slie   wished   done    when  j  she i hould  have started   on  her*  long !  journey. |  .She was content and thnnl.ful to ���������  ��������� he spnretl n long.illr.es. "'Vheie j  theto's fickiicss," s,he said, "it 111.- ���������  sets n house.' Ami nil's ready. My f  wedding sheets, Jane, 3011 can lay n 1  hand on.     One for me and one to be I  kept against Monde's burying. You've  been a good husband, Matt." she  added later; "we've seen trouble  together and we've had mercies. I've  been over sharp at times, my dear1;  I set too much on having things  clean and tidy about nre and men do  make such a litter in a house. - Bill  you was always careful for a man,  iny dear, and shut doors alter ye,  and I wish my tongue had been  sofler."  At the close of tho short sunshiny  day she fo 1 asleep, n.nd when she  woke, wandered a little.  "tlausions, many mans/ions," she  murmured, "but ] could do with tlo  littlest house, so r could keep it  1 loan and fresh for the angels to go  in and out of and the four we Inst."  Then she slept'again, and Phi.ip  with gentle violence drew Jessie  from  tiie  room.  ������To be Continued.)  THE  CANADA   LIFE'S   BTORT.  Splendid Sh'owiug- Made at      57th.  Ajinnal Meeting.  A striking statement -was mado by  I-Ion. Goo. A. Cox, President of the  Canada Life Assurance Company, at  that institution's minimi meeting. He  pointed_out__that_since_t.he. conipany!s_  inccption it Iras paid out to policyholders and their heirs over 527,000,-  O00. Such a fact gives sonic idea of  tho vast benefits that result from lifo  insurance. Over Silo,500,000. of  assurances are now curried.by' tho  company.  During 1008 the new btiuiness paid  for amounted to well over ������1.0,000,-  000, a gratifying advance even upon  1002, itself a record year in tho company's history. The assets of the  company increased notably during the  yo.tir, nnd .'now. stand at well'over  S27,000,000. In making up its poll ey reserves,- the compniiy again employed tho. most stringent, valuation  basis of any old-established life company on the American 'continent. ..Oyer and above even these strong reserves the surplus on policyholders'  account is more than $1,800,000.  THOMAS  AND TflR  B1S1TOP.    '  "Now, Thomas," said a certain  Pit-hop, after taking his servant to  tns>'i ono mornihg, "who is it that  sees nil wc do,-and hoars all -Xve sny,  and knows all wc think, and who  rojrai'ils even me, in my Hishdp's  robes, as but. a vile worm of the  dust.?."  And Thomas replied : "The missus,  sir."  Division' among   families   is. arr  sa!i>-fnclory sort of arithmetic.  un-  I'o prom to you  that Ih*.  Ch->.tc'u Ointment is acertain  ond obsoluto euro for each  and  every form of itchinit,  bleodlDK.'ind protruding plica, .  tho manufacturers havo guaranteed it. face tes-!  tfmon'als in ttio <U(ly preen arid ask j-ournciRh*;  bora what thoy tliin!*. o'lt,   > ou can uso !t and I  jret jour raODCT bacl: if not ctireil. rflc a. box. ni  ali dwilera or Edh*>i������0S,EjI'TE3 & Co.,Toronto, j  Dr.Chases Ointment  A   Cunning    Tramp Stole a Valuable Secret���������Citric  Acid  Manufacture.  if thn full history of secret processes could bn written it would surely  be one of tho most romantic and fascinating books thc world has ever  seen; arrd orre of tho most interesting  sections of it would bo that which  dealt with tho many attempts to  steal tho secrets from their jealous  owners.  Tlio scene of ono of theso storiea  is laid iu thc wild moorland country  around fcihofllold, whoro a watchmaker called Huntsman had built a factory for making steel by a process of  his own invention. Tlio secret waa  a vory valuable" one, for it was tho  only process by which steol could be  made of uniform quality throughout;  but Huntsman had little fenr that  any of his rivals would discover it,  for- ho employed only picked and  sworn workmen, and tho portals of  his factory wore almost as strictly  guarded against strangers us Iho-  doors of a bullion-vault.  However, one bitterly cold wintry  night, when the7 wind was shrieking  over the neighboring moor, dribirrg  the snow in wild eddies before- it,  a tattered,- shivering tramp presented:  himself at the' door of the works and  pitifully craved -permission to warm  h:s frozen brines at the furnace tiroe.  For a long time he pleaded in v<yn,  the doorkeeper was obdurate: but-  finally Importunity and tho pathetic-  aspect of the man won the day, and  the tramp was admitted to tho-  warmth, only to fling himself on the-  floor in  utter exhaustion  AND I'O FALL ASL-ERP.  Thc rascal, however, was sleeping)  with onu eye open, and with that'eyo  ho was craftily watching tho men at  thoir work, with thc result that when  an hour later, lie left the place with  words of gratitude hc took Huntsman's secret with him.  Another interesting story takes us-  to the neighborhood of Temple Bar,  and to the shop of a chemist who was-  tho onlv man in England who knew  tho secret of the ma*f.irfac.ture of citric acid. So jealous was hc of his  invention tlrnt he would share it  with no one, but worked alono in tho  laboratory over his shop in Fleet  Street.  Ono evening, however, when his processes wero well advanced, he locked  up his laboratory and left the promises for a time, assured that no one  could possibly gain admittance during  his absence. But he bargained without a certain - uninvited guest, who  worked his way down thc chimney into . the laboratory and made such  good "trso of his time that, when ho ���������  ro-cmergod from the chimney, lie^had -  tho manufacture of citric acid at his  fingers' ends.  It was in a similar way that the  manufacture of tinplatc became potr*-  sible in Knglnnd���������a secret which no  one had been able to wrest from itr������  owners in Holland for half a century..  But thero was ui bold and crafty Cor-  nishrann, ono .lames Sherman, who  made up his mind to discover it al  any cost; and, going over to Holland.  he found-.his way into the factory  AT  GREAT    PERSONAL. RISK  and brought     the uccret back safely  i to our shores.  I    Those arc but a few of the little ro-  'xnanccs '   of successful  secret-stealing,;  arrd who shall tell  the number of at-;  tempts that have failed, or even how,:  many lives hnvo'been  lost in  the attempting?        Men will risk much     to !  fathom such a secret  as  that of the  monks of thu Grande  Chartreuse, for  which a sum-of ������2,000,000  has bwni  reruscd point-blonk;      but the    secret'  has dolled all  discovery.  Among      scores  of  secrot  processes "  just  us "successfully ��������� 'guarded  is     that;  which has given   "to the world     tho  exquisitely  beautiful Dresden      china. ;  Tt is said that not oven a King may ;  enter tlio     guarded walls of the factory at Meissen,  where the  porcelain t  is made,  with  the  solitary exception ;  of tho King" or Saxony Jilmsclf;  * nnd  every     workman     is under  a solemn. .  oath,  to which  tho severest penalties  ore-attached .-nover-fo-bi'onthe-a- word J__  of what goes on within tho factory.  Then there Is llu. romance of luvcn-  tions that have been lost "to the  world, of which one example must  mifllce. An American inventor named  Ford, aflor long years of unremitting  lnbor, had discovered a method of*,.  treating ore without smelting nnd nt  a microscopic cost. So valuable wae  the discovery .considered that fabulous offers were made to Ford for the.  secret: but, ns ill-luck would have it,  on tho very day on whioh ho had nr-  ramrod to -jmrfc with It in excitant*'*,  Ro it is said, for nn annuity of ������20,-  000, lie': was ������������������struck down by apoplexy  nnd his secret died with hiin.���������London Tit-Bit*.'. ' v  -��������� *��������� ; '".'���������'.'  FOR HIS TROUBLE.  Scene'  Barber'sjshop.  './������������������',  Customer::   "Good   "morning,     sir;  do you think you can take live cents  worth  of hair off my' head?"  Barber.: "Certainly; sir." ��������� ���������  Customer ' "All right; cut it 0.(1.  When tlrc.ba.rbcr had nearly finished  the man asked : ���������  "Have you  taken  five, cents  worth  oiT?"      ���������  "Oh,  I think so,"- replied the barber. "������������������,-���������  "Well, you can keep it for your  trouble," tho .man said as he mado  to leave the shop, which he prompt-',  ly did, only bestowing a pleasant  good ' ��������� morning on the barber, who  watched the man as he walked up  the street, too much-bewildered 'to  do or say anything.  FPv'ENCiT COAL SUPPLV.  The coal mines of France, located  in the northern part of thai country, do not supply tlio needs of tlio.  French peoplo, who hnve to import  28,000,000. tons, again.':?, nn average  of 21,000,000 tons rniseil at home.  '*%tK*B^t/7fzn'^-A5'*lh-^,  A-wrtxiawSV.*,-  ^H������ IW**a ������W pi H"������W������* T-W-lm  .-..j.^���������.- ,, <w-rtr*^lii^T'>il*Va .*r,m"m '-Vr**!*****:  ZXZismaiMii^^mmmmmmmkll'  irVi-flnSHGifiGBBSafiS-iii'i  sarBi-saasii -*j~>.*tV*WS**ftS>WK**Si!WS?il������  rft  iJ  JO R1TS OARBY PLABUJB ?  ���������ANY    OTHER ANIMALS  SUSCEPTIBLE TO IT,  ABE  "Recent Experiment to Stamp Out  the Pestilence at Hong  Kong.  The myth that rats aro tho principal means of infection in bubonic  plague takes a long timo to explode  Hut an interesting story, by tho Gov-  ���������ei-rror of Hong Kong, as to recent experiments in endeavoring to stanrp  out the terrible pestilence ought to  liolp it a considerable way towards  decent burial.  For ten years now the colony has  been scourged by the plague; no efforts nt sanitation had, until this  ^our, reduced its v!r;:*>;iico; thu (Jhin-  &3o hnvo been in tlio habit of "dumping" dead bodies of bubonic patients  in the streets or on tho hillsides in  order to prevent the houses, in which  ���������thoy would otherwise be found, from  being disinfected: and thc proportion  of these "dumps" increased- from -.**>  (ier cent, in 1898 to nearly S3 per  cent,  last year.  FIVE CENTS FOR EACH RAT.  Regarding tho bonus of five cents a  bead given by the Government for  tho .destruction of rats, the Govenror,  {quoting the medical ofliccr) express-'  es tho.opinion that it probably lends  to their importation.  "It is highly probable that a brisk  'trade in rats has been going, on. It  Would no doubt, pay to bring rats into thc city from outlying villages  and from boats, anil even from Macao and Canton.  "Inspector Roadie has reported that  ho heard of a meeting of rat-catchers  at Possession-point, where rats' arrived in parcels and were distributed.  He wns too late to catch thorn" (the  mon, we suppose), "but these rumors have _tho color of truth."  If an infected rat is found in a  Jiouse the house is disinfected: nrrd  to prevent this the local Ah Sins  "spring" tho mouse-traps that government agents set about their dwol-  - lings so that tho rats eat the bait  -ami' run awny alive.  "Again," runs thc Governor's slato-  jnent, "I heard whispers, of which  no proof could bo given, that tho  Tat-catcliers levied u respcctablo toll  by hinting nt tho probability of a  plague rat being found about the  premises" in the absence of a dona-  . tion from the occupier.  Rats must oil Irer bc imported or  else breed very freely in Victoria, for  .tho first sfbc months and thirteen days  of this year no fewer than 88,862  -were paid for, of which .'5,470 wore  found to bo infected.  The Governor, Sir'I I. A. Blake, relates how, in n certain infected street  in the city of Victoria, tho houses  wore investigated, with a view to  showing  if  they  were  connected      by  THE EOAD TO HEALTH.  BKITTSH AMERICA.  Lies Through. Rich, Red Blood and  Strong Nerves.  Debility is a word that fairly expresses many ailments under one  name. Poor blood, weak nerves, impaired digestion, loss of flesh. No ! Company of this city, which  energy, no ambition, listless and in- menced business in tho days  difTcrent. This condition is perhaps . the affairs of this Provinco were cort-  tho penalty of overwork, or the re- ducted by tho old "family com-  sult of neglected health. You must pact." It was organized in 1833  regain your health  or succumb     en-  and  has  its   Governor,   Deputy  Gov-  Seventieth Annual Meeting���������Began  in "Family Compact" Days.  Prominent  among the older of tho  Canadian financial     corporations  stands the British America Assurance  com-  when  tirely. There is just one absolutely  suro way to do this���������take Dr. Williams Pink Pills. These pills will  bring you new life, lill overy vein  wiih rich, red blood, restore elasticity to the step, lho glow of health  to tho wan cheek; they will inspire  ���������you with now energy and supply the  vital force of mind and  body.  There is not a cornor of tho civilised world where Ur. Williams' Pink  Pills havo not brought health and  hope and happiness to somo weak,  dobi itated despairing person. If  you have not used tlio pills yourself,  nsk your neighbors nnd thoy will tell  you theso statements arc solemn  truth. Mr. Charles Satilnior, Cor-  bcrrio, N. 3..' says : "1 wns very  much run down and so weak I could  hardly work. It seemed its though  my blood was littlo bettor than water.      I  tried  several  medicines,   but  ernor and  Court  of Directors,  which  ollices   were      tilled      by  men  whoso  names are     prominent in the history  of those stirring times in tho  Cnna-1  dion political  world.     Tho seventieth i  annual  mooting, of      tho shareholders ���������  was  held yesterday   niul tho      report |  presented  shows      that  the couip.any |  has trot only been of Inlu years modernized  by having a   Hoard  of Directors,  a  President  and   Vice-President  substituted for tho more stately titles  of its early     years,  but that it lias  been keeping pace with  tho     growih  HE'S-WBLL-KBOWB  W POET HOPE  MR.      CHAS.     GILCHRIST      DECLARES DODD'S KIDNEY  PILLS CURED HIS  DIABETES.  He SuiTored for Ten Years .and  Could Get no Relief Till He  Tried the- Great Canadian Kidney Remedy.  Port Hope, Ont., March 1*1.���������  (Special).���������It lias long been admitted  that what will cure Diebetes. will  curo any form of Kidney Disease, nrrd  Dodd's Kidney Pills havo cured tho  long standing Diabetes of Charles  Gilchrist ol" this place.  Mr. Gilchrist, is easily one of the  best known men in Port Hope. For  fifteen years ho was Chief of Police  anil for twenty-two years Pishery  Overseer    of     tho Dominion  Govern-.  and  prosperity   of  the  country.      In , ,,., ,    , ,. , .  regard to volume of business it went. AV Iron asked regaiding his  compares, favorably with many of cure;- ho had no -.hesitation ... saying  the lending lire insurance companies it was caused by Uodd s Kidney . ill������  of     Great    Britain and     the United   and  nothing else..  States, its premium, income having I * '>������������������*<' I>*a>*etos and Kidney- P.s-  reached last year the large sum of i^er for ten years ho said, My  c2 .j-., .������.-.,. .������-      ni-i.:..  !..  j���������j i  r ,.-, lurine was like brickdust and I had a  30.47  The satisfaction of having tha  washing done early in the day,  and well done, belongs to every  User of Sunlight Soap. job  g*?**1?:' '*\'i'.".*i**i'lf'f'.'Ji'''J.'^'.1. ������^.^y*JJtttf*������ii.i>������-iiiiwM  INTKltKSTING  PIG UHI'S.  During the. year iDCKl the Independent Order of Foresters paid Old Age  Benefits to over tiOtl members who  had pussed the 70th year of ago  mark and had become "disabled. Under tho Constitution of tho Order  such members receive each year aftor  that age one-tenth of. the amount of  thoir policy. It ought to bo noted  also that this Order does not collect  premiums from any or its members  after tho 70th birthday. The accumulated funds of this great institution  increased during ��������� 190a by ' over,. S4,-  000    for every "      '  $ert������mJea/y4^ f*������ tie, &Ar m*  "TI&mI*^^  ���������&���������*, Caw**/* 4* Jims 4e&������.  1 got nothing to help me until I be-, agencies  established  throughout  Can-  Urriblo bac ������  io.  .    iI tied  doctors   yoar_        TJl0 posl-tion  ,������������������ t���������e ,U8|.,t  gtm taking Dr.  Williams'  Pink Pills, jada and the  United States       though    ���������   "���������  f,^^^"^'.^od t^ trv?i3odd'������ '^,on-  ^'C'^foro.. was  tlris.   that While  It was simply astonishing how quick-  some  of its  income coines  from bus.- \kP"%jZ       t rnm.nenced    taking IU puid  out  ovcr $0,001) each  day  to  this jKidncy Pills.   .', I commenced    taking j wl������6v/a  am ouitc well rrow  . .*ilf,.I. hatPiiot  used Dodd's  Kidnoy-i  Pills T nm sun; I would have been in  my grave. "  lv these pills began to help nre   and, ness  beyond  the  boundaries  of     ������������������--.��������� .- , ...     .���������.   ,,���������ft-,.  how -much new life and vigor they continent. As will bo seen by a ref- them, soon began to get bettc.  put into me.: I aiii a cook by pro-? uronce to the figures published ?in tho  fospion, and the fact that 1 was able7 report of yesterday's '-'liieet-ing;-- -the  to ccok for fifteen nren last winter year "1903 showed very favorable re-  is the best proof that the pills have, suits and bears evidence of tho favor  made me ns sound as evor I wns." J with which Ontario's oldest iinarrcial  There is no mystery about tho .institution is regarded by the insur-  powe'r of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills to j ing public, not only at homo, but in  put new life antl strength into you. j;ts' wider rield of operations outsido  They actually make now blood, and t|lc limits of Canada,  that is why thoy cure all blood dis- In hia remarks in presenting the  eases, like anaemia, indigestion, liver !annl!���������|   report  the  President.      Hon.  and  brothers.  and  orphans and disabled  it was able to lay up  against the future over ?*4,000' each  day. It is even still more important  to note that the assets of the Order  Sound    Kidneys take all impurities ; ������������������a���������* ,'n P''1' ?���������"���������" <"''������* tho year  .   ... i ii������,m'c   lcirinnv   "it n nine  out   of  tho   blood. Potld's   Kidney  Pills make sound Kidneys.    They are  tho greatest tonic of the ago.   -f   A BAD BUEAK.  and kidney troubles, headaches and  backaches and the special ailments of  women. Through the blood      Dr.  Williams* Pink Pil's feed and steady  tho nerves, strike at the root of  nervousness, cure St. Vitus dance,  fits, neuralgia, sciatica and partial  paralysis. All these diseases spring  from bad blood and disordered nerves j  and they have all been cured positively and permanently by Pr. Williams' Pink I'ills. Sold by all med-  icino dealers at 50 cents a box or  six boxes for S2.50, or by mail from  thg^ Dr. .Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  ELECTRIC FISHES.  Thero  are  about  50  species  of fish  known to p.ossoss electrical organs  capable of imparting a shock. A  special study of some of them has  recently been made.by Professor Mo;  Kendrick, F.JR.S., of Glasgow" University,  with    tho    purpose of ascer-           , [tabling the    source of their peculiar  rat-runs.      While    those    runs     wci-opowor     JIU fi,,ds  thut* the olectricitv  found to connect nearly every pair or , is        0rKtO(l     in     specialized organs,  lirllifuf.       *������       41<#.      r>ln/in 4 lin   . liKiin.ic       *.*-.*. J i ���������* **3  Georgo A. Cox, stated that the  amount of the losses of the "llritish  America" by recent con'lngrulion at  Baltimore liad been ascertained to  be somewhat under $210,000 (thc  original figures published immediately  after the fire), which amount ho  pointed out represented about terr  per cent, of the annual fire premium  income of tho company. Theso losses are biting promptly settled, and it  will be gratifying to Canadians to  know that ih the case of this company, us well as in that of the "Wcs^  tern,", theso being the only two To-  tonro fire insurance companies having  agencies in Baltimore, the losses resulting from this exceptional disaster  will bo mot without seriously affecting  their financial standing.  houses in the place, tho-houses connected by rat-runs with tho two infected houses escaped the plague altogether.       '   -  ANIMALS SUSCEPTIBLE'.  *  '-Again  '.'we have evidence that pigs,  calves,  sheep, monkeys, geeso,  ducks,  turkeys,  hens,  pigeons,  and  rats  nro  which nre .cither modified muscles, or  modified glands, * structures which  in all animals manifest electric properties. In economy of production  theso electric organs far surpass anything yot contrived by man, just as  the light of tho glow worm excels in  a  similar sense  out  best efforts      to  BRILLIANT  SUGGESTION.  Pat���������"Oi'd -nroite Jto Callahan  a job  if Oi  kn_*w  his  ad-diess."  Mixc���������"Phy don't yez wroite  him an' git his addriss ?"'  fer  to  At last Mrs. Ncwiyued roso to hoc  feet at the annual busire.-s mooting  of the Voo-best-sodety Club.  "Nominations for the presidency  being in order," sho'said, *'I propose tho namo of Mrs. Tendo.feelings  It is the opinion of a majority of us  here that she is our only member  capable of filling our retiring president's  slices."  Mrs. Tcnderfeelings sprang up hastily, her eyes blaring.  ''���������you horrid, hateful thing I" sh"b  exclaimed, "when you know as well  as I do that she wears three sires  larger than I do, and always has !  I won't have your,old nomination���������"  so  there,  now 1"  Those whom neglected coughs  have killed were onco as healthy  and robust as you. Don't follow  in their paths of neglect.   Tako  SAFETY FOR YOUR CHILDREN.  susceptible  to  plague,  which may  bo jproduco cheap illumination.    In each  case there is a secret yot to be    discovered.   7-* '���������   THE DAIRY AS  A TEMPLE.  Tl.o people called the Todos, living  in the Nilgiri Hills, India, liavo a  curious religion ritual evolved out of  the ordinary operations of tho  dairy. Tho priosl, says Dr. W. II.  Rivers, is the dairyman, .anil  temple is tho dairy. Only tho milk  of, tho sacro'd buffalo is churned in  tlie dairy temple. The milk of buffaloes that ato not "sacred" is  churned in the front part of .the huts  in  which, tlie people live.   The dairy  ���������conveyed " by food or by inoculation  direct, or by means of insects." ���������  'To this list ' must now bo added  ��������� "tings" spiders, flies, and cockroaches. I may :add that quails kept in  the market for sale, were found to  ha infected."  With   all  thoso  means, of  convoying  ���������> pl.-'gtto germs from  one place  to aii-  I ��������� ether* the poor rat must take   quite  a subordinate .place.  Adds the Governor, "With tho complete * circle  of vermin,  insects,  food,  "rats,   domestic  animals  and   man  all  ^in'ccted  iir  possibly similar,  possibly  ���������<Ii;-.erent proportion, it appears to me  imvouird  Co concentrate attention ttp-  ���������on  the rni ns the principal moans of  , bridging over     the dormant season."  . (Tho dormant season is the season of  tho year    when    the    plague  is    in-  . activo.  PROVERBS UP TO DATE.  It is'better to be.lonesome than  sorry.        , .- ���������  * A papa with hard horse sense is  not "always able to nonsuit a daughter out of hor nonsense.  Lovo is like tnj^got^ practjco1__yoii  ���������niay^befiC^prettyTgood shot and   yot  tie*, or, Hit* the bullseyo.  A   fool's  cynicism     often  discounts  a wise man's platitudes.  Q   Circumstance: trumps nearly    every  game in life. . IS  A man who puts a now' coat of kal-  somine on his past often thinks ho  has  really, reformed.    .  Discretion -is the "aftermath of  foolisnness. that, has cost too      dear.  A man forsakes the evil of his  ways, not because he has grown  good, but because he has grown tired  and dyspeptic.  Arr rrishrirau, who was arrested on  suspicion of being concerned in an  agrarian outrage, was described at a  meeting ns "a man -whose hoart  worrld be touched bi' tho bleatin' of a  bruised worm."   ���������4-   When a mother finds it necessary  to givo hot* littlo ono medicine sho  cannot bo too careful as to the remedy employed. The so-callrM "soothing" medicines always contain poisonous opiates,- and-these should never bo given to a child. Strong drugs  and harsh purgatives should also be  avoided. An ideal medicine for  young children is Baby's Own Tablets, which cure nil the minor ills  of childhood, and the mother hns tho  guarantee of one of the foremost analysts of Canada that this medicine  contains no opiate. Milton L. Horsey, M. A. Sc, demonstrator in  Chemistry, McGill 'University ��������� says:  ���������"I hereby certify that I have made  the a careful analysis of Baby's Own  Tablets 'which I personally purchased  in a drug store in Montreal, and  said analysis lias failed to detect the  presence of any opiate or narcotic in  thorn." Analysis is p.roof, therefore  mothers know thnt in giving their"  little ones Baby's Own Tablets they  are giving them an absolutely safe  medicine. Sold by all drtigftit'ts or  mailed at 25" cents a box by writing  the Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockville. Ont.  over four times as much  us the obligations or Uio insurance at  risk. Tho chorines of the I. O. F.  counting Death Claim cheques. Disability cheques and Sick Benefit  Claims amount into thousands during the twelie months. The operations of tho Society havo, therefore,  brought financial help in greater or  smaller* amounts to a ierv large rurm-  .ber of poopje at times when it- was  most needed."  Fails, Wash Basins, Blilk Pans, &c  any Firct-ClasB Crooor Oan Supply You.  INSIST    ON    GETTING     EDDY'S.  |2 Handsome BISQUE DOLLS ED EC  | Also a LOVELY BRACELET and SOLID    1    ISbk  St        aT+*-mt\T  T\    *C ��������� 2-.1* n*M   TVU7VT .T .ITT*      RVNC . m .-������������������ *m \\9 m*m*%W ****%*%*������  GOLD-finished JEWELLED  GIRLS!  Here is a Tremendous:Bargain  - ^"--������������������"w Waluivfl inwirfactoryhun-Jr-sdiufblff  Stoeptiic mid. Jointed Dolls that  arrived rmm tiufaiao/ too late lor our  Cl'.ristmiu tnvie. We iloc'D want to curr  tfcom ovcr t ���������* summer go you cao have  tbciuPr������������ lura fi-w hours' work. They  aTOi,*Tcatbtgti*,*ft'i������te**ne.,i'ly  Li-rites' Uc-^.i Uoldtalcl  W Wntcti.hiia(Uomel7ciigrar*  yy cilO-nteloweliedniofcuient,  MO ir ilul>>irli*nti* who warn  (5) ourluri-lr Dolls can oluala  r*-t thla linni 11 fui TTnteh I'r-"*.  2L-2S YARD TALL  lifindsomelr dresjpd in Ut<-st >������nch Doll  t&aihloa with Droit ond Vmist in lorwy  colors, trlmiacd w.ih 1-wa. btswUfia I*c������  trimmed Undent-ear, I-ovcIy bighat.jwU  Stock die*. SU.m-r*-!. Buckle*. cu\   Stylishly ���������di-eaae-d from hoad to too.  'lurnlu������ bisque Mito*!. 1'uli Joint, d  llody, h^ng Curly Golden  Hair  l'rirly Teeth. Raurtifiil SI������piriff  Ul'ieJ>es. I).������11/ coc-.toMlocpJ.ii-t  hUo n. Real Swcot -Ea-by,  GlftdS. w*i -AAVr a grand bargain,  Wo *2������ pveyon     *} UjA*M. viih ������������  MA-4U ;v������**u   ���������������-_   ���������  -  -  KirU(H.Ti54d. vvT i.i.tr a b-aut.fuljilaciu-a Bapqr OoU.  ���������     -��������� ���������jrpltitedSraee-  ils������u>d JTOTTaUed  ������) *l*o a lowly Koavy Sterling;.Silver t  MINATCD'S LINIMENT is the only  Liniment asked for at iny store and  the only one we keep for sale.  All tlie people use it.  I-T A ULT N FULTON.  Pleasant Bay,   C.  B.  2 lovely JSisqaa &jUb, otto a band loino b'7_i)_oU  ' *  "��������� *   - * t a b-:  ���������Sterl    --  jSflet and a~tMiuisi.u7S*>lid Goid-flalsJu>d JOTJreue'  ^ Ulna:, nil FAfiiiiiir sadiiiconlyXO ia*-kas������������ at XOc  stpacttiRO .-r Marv>il Washing Blie, tho gr at vasb-uay help.  ������iin <l v������nf tivn-4 and oJdreu :>t once, no noo<sy������ W������  ������ TBITSf "STOtJ and i*end B.nln-r hy laiil j-oatpeid. WeaUr.  to) bind vtm with tha Uliiiuj handnomo Gold-flnlahed  SsoarlPlnsandBrojcliis. Yon tin-.. LtTftrKhorbcai:  >i Vm Kico vfita e.u-h p-icca^a of JTluInif you f-11. Almost eTery  ������ b >dy n 11 b������y. Ever-/ lady need i Ulu ii? Vh-n tuAd ������: urn u*  ������ Vic moniy, *1.C0. a nl wo w.ll -send ymi: t on *n thn two loreli  ������ Dol's and tho lundjomu Braclctand Wn.-. Tlio Irf-autirul Vr-  (S)mums wooffirarono-to be com-iared t it'll chi-v? pr������*n.iiijns  ii usually eiven. Noot erllrmo.erollored nn hal torraluaDte  ff liromliiioi for so littlo work. We area rel a'-la busing flrai and  5pwJH in*.it yori f.iir nnd i1 ht aud nx--e������thn na-n* from you.  ��������� Clrls .lomi im vour orjer now and yon ctn im*" ^r thfus h*^*  ���������.ome pro-innr* In a few dajs. Addiw, The ttwjvei  Bluln r Co., Pell Popt.    ���������' fc      T^ro-ito������ Ont.  Given toyaaFR^C besides  tbO 2 I.OV������l.Y W>Xmi*Sa  I  Tho Lung  Tonic si  right row. It is guaranteed to  cure. .It has cured marry thousands.  Prices: S. C. Writs & Co.  s08  23c. 50c. ������1   *LoRoy. N. Y.. Toronto. Can.  15���������04  naM^ii^mr--���������.  Woman  ON A RANCH.  JToimd   the Food  Fitted Eer.  That  WHY SNOW BURSTS'; A GUN.  -In a discussion at the, Royal Society in jLondon rocuntly of some experiments, on the ofTccts of sudden  pvessurrs, attention was ctilled to a  singular cxpcrlbnco, which, it was  tmiil, people who go.shooting in win-  tur'soinetirrres have. If the' muzzle of  a. gun happens to get plugged up  w'th n little snow, the gun invariably blrrsts when fired in that condition. "Light as the plug of snow is,  il requires a definite timo for a finite  pressure, however greet, .to get it  under way, nod during this short  1 i.i*.(!"tho tension of the powder gases  lioc.ojiHi so groat that the barrel of  ihe ordinary fowling-piece Is unable  -to  withstand  it.  TTlFi RAREST FRUIT KNOWN.  , TI'C i.sl;>nd of *Tolo covers fully 320  square miles. It is of coral formation, nnd offers a most exrclle.'t harbor to (lie west. In topogiuj.liy it  is gently undulating and covered  U:i*oiig!r'orrt-rts-eni.i*o length-by t!*o  rankist tropical vegetation, valuable  teakwood bcii'g found extensively  tlr'KHigiiout the entire district. No-  whero in the world arc more luscious  fruits voducod. Among those peculiar to this belt is the durian, which  is about tho .'lize of a inusktrrolon.  Its exterior proiionts somewhat the  appearance of a chostrrnt burr, being  prickly and. tough; within, the fruit  is white and clieesc-like, and owing  to this peculiarity the American sol-  diors dubbed It tho "vosretablo llm-  , burger." Tho mangosteon is anoth-  etiHlly digest and that would supply j cr of tlte rare fruits. It is the rf7o  the greatest amount of nourishment, of an average orage,cliocolato?color-  "One day I obtained permission to i ed, and has a very brittle skin. In-  go through the pantry and see what j side, four white sections contain a  1 could /Ind.- Among other things I j colorless liquid. This .is the rarest  came across   " a package    of Grape- I fruit  known," anil the  only" one,    so  ���������A-ncwsinuper_woinair went-out"" to a  Colorado ranch to rest and recuperate and her experience with the food  problem is worth recounting.  "The woman at the ranch was preeminently tho" worst ''housekeeper I  have evor known,���������poor soul, and  poor mc! .'"'."' .   '"  "I simply had to have food good  and plenty of it for I had 'broken  down from overwork and was so  weak 1 could not sit over ono hour  at a timo. I knew I could not get  well unless   I secured food I     could  BACK'ARDS  OR  FOR'ARDS.  SJic^���������"You say you love me a lit-*  Ue bit ?"  Te���������"Yes,  I do."  She���������"And do you think your love  will grow 1"  17e���������"I'm sure of it."  Sho���������"Which  way ?"  State of On'o. Citv or Tor.EDO,   i ,.  I.I70A3 CnU.NTV i    *  Frank J. Cheney nmkcs oath that ho  is sc(.ior partner of tliu firnr of 1*'. ,1.  Cheney &. Co., doing bn.sincss in tho  Oily of Toledo, County nnd Statu  nforosnii) anil (hot sold firm will pay  tho sum of ONK llllNI.rtKll HOU.A UN  for cucli and cvury case of Catarrh that  cannot bo cured hy tho iitc of Mall*';  Catarrh   Cure.      tVKANK*   J.   CflENKY.  tSu-orn to before mo and .subscribed in  my prcFencc, tlria Oth day of Dccunrber,  A.  1).   1880.    A. W. GLU-ASON*.  :  seal : Aotaru Public  Hull's Catarrh Curo Is taken Internally, and acts directly on the blood and  mucous* Riin'ni'c.s of the system. Seird  for  to.Urnou.nl.*;  free.  I*'.   ./.   CIIKNKV   &  CO., Toledo, O.  Soul  by all   I)rupff?i.sts, Tdc.  'J'.ikc   Hall's   l-'unrlly   Pills   for   eonstl-  pa.t.i������n.    t-f  An old soldier," in describing his  lirst impressions of a. battle, said  he didn't exactly run away," but if he  had been going for a doctor those  who saw him would have thought  somebody was awfully ill.  Fossil Pifls-���������The demand ls proof ol  their worth. Ur. Aunew's L.ver Tills arc  beating out nun/ fossil formulas at a quarter a box. They're better medicine, euiiet  doses, and io cents a vial. A thousand  ailments may ariss from a disordered liver.  K.**-*;p the liver ristht nn.l you'll r.ot have  Sick Headache, Biiousnoss, Nausea, Con-  strpadou arid S4lh.\v Skin.���������6t  The truthfulness of what a man  says doesn't always depend on the  amount of noise ire makes in saying  it.  Btpint  SolU  GcWflnlihod  _ lLindsomolIe-M-7 .  St������rline Sl.Ti.*r-pl������tci  OtKLScd Curb Ch&ia  Bricelet.  JaiTcUttt Elug.  ���������. No money wantoil, not a cent from your own pocket, as tva  S make arrangements to dollvcr the^o handsome preienca  S rlRlit to your address without costing jrou one cent- Remember. Girls, we (jive these lovely  *.*) prujonts frso for selling only IS packages ot Murrcl Washing Blue. -  r^o.-o -s-r-^^.-r, ^.-^'^'JYSvss-^ag^^  The other day wo, heard of a boy  who told his father he did not want,  to go into trade���������ho wanted to be  somotiiii.g in tho Fost Office. "Somo  ,i,i ^ lit . .- i'o t ./... e . ck'*"-. - *���������*  father. "The only thing you would  bo useful for would be to stand out-  : i o the office with your tongue out,  on which tl-e people could wet tho  postage-stamps."  TlUjfT WORSR.  Sympathiser���������"Rejected you wilh  ������coiii, did sho? Told you sho  wouldn't marry ycu if you were the  lu.'.t man on earth.?" ..*  ll'oilorn Youth���������"No; . ���������* noiild have  -Ijoinii that. What she (lid any was  that if I were the last mnn m.-earth  ������hc Jiiight possibly marry ine, but  ���������could irnngino no other consideration  that would Induce ner to do it."  Nuts which 1 had heard of but never  tried. I read tho description on the  package and becaimo deeply interest-:,  cd so then and there I got a -saucer  and some cream and tried 'the famous food. ..  "It tasted delicious lo me and  seemed to freshen and strengthen mo  greatly so I stipulated that ��������� Grape-  Nuts and cream be provided each  day instead of other food and I lit-  tcrally lived on Grape-Nuts.and cr-eam  for two or three months.  "lt'f you could hnvo seen how fast  I got woll it would have pleased and  surprised you. I am now perfectly  well nnd strong again and know cx-  jtictly how I got well and that was  | on ('rape-Nuts that furnished mo a  powerful food I could  nviko use of.  "It seems to mo no brain worker  can ulTord to overlook Grape-Nuts  after my oNpericneP." Name hi von by  ro.st.um Co., llattlo Creek, Mich.  Get the' minature r book, "The  Road to WctlviUe" in each package.  it. is claimed, that Queen Victoria  had never tasted, there being no  way of preserving tlie; fruit "for a sufficient' period after plucking, to per-  mit of shipping ib.any7distancc.  y . v^?-'IN*SERVIAN ARMY.   ,  A curious feature connected tvith  the'Servian army is .the manner, in  ���������which most: of the regiments carry  the big drum. It is not,.:as in most  countries, slung in front of thp man  who plays it, but* is placed upon a  small two-wheeled cart drawn by. a  large dog,''which, has. been so trained  that it .keeps its place evon through  the longest    and    most tedious     of  _ _    _ marches.    The drummer    takes up a  digest~and 'position behind the cart, and performs  on the instrument as the animal  pulls it along.  Issue No. 11���������04.  tan  IN LEAP YEAR.  Hopeless Widower.���������"Nothing  mend a broken h������art."  Hopeful   -Widow���������"Excapt Re-pUr-  in������.  Jn a certain school in. tho North of  England Uio head master has recently taken to teaching natural history.  Tho other day, ��������� wlioir expounding  some of tho mysteries of creation,  tho master asked ono of his boys If  ho could tell him the difference between himself and a tiger, nieiuiirrg,  of course, the dilTeronco in the scale  of-Naturo. After some hard thinking  tho boy replied : "Please, sir, a tigor  is nn imperfect boast, but you are it  perfect beast."  Where Doctors do agree!���������Phy-  icians no longer consider it catering to  "quackery" in recommending in practice  -.j meritorious ft remedy ior Indigestion,  Dyspepsia and Nervousne3J as South Ameri-.  can Nervino.: They realizs that it is a step  in advance in medical science and a sure  and permanent euro for diseases ol tbo  ttoaukch.   It will cure you.���������fig  Pater���������"Emmoline, there aro rumors about. Come, now, is' there roal-  ly anything between you and that  good-for-nothing .1 ack Tallboys?"  Emmeline���������"Yes, pa; but it's only  you." ������������������-,-;���������  Mincrd's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  DID ALL HE COULD.  "Do you have mice in your house,  Parker?"  asked Wicks.  "Yes���������lots of 'em," said" Parker:  "What on earth do you do for  them? I'm bothered to death with  them at my house."  "What do I do for 'om?" said  Parker. "Why, I do everything for  them���������provide 'em with a homo,  plenty to eat, and so forth. What  nor* can they expect?"-  . or Over Si-cly Yenra  Mn*. W(n*iio\**-b S'lo-ril'Na Svri/1' hiin l-e-n iltsml ">  pii'Iii'Mi of ni.������rlnrs fm  lite r cliil'Ircn  vhile Lee li t.  11emtillii-n the clill 1, iuft> u*. th  h hi., ill ity. pail), c...  ii Ind c*lit*. rrKDinit,.*, |i(t?*.io>ii-(.li mrl l.uMelD, rtnd 11 '  l>.nt ron.pilj !\>r lli.r litu:   'l'������et.t*-II*.i- c-r.u ii li-t',  ������-ul<! I yilni^jiiM. il-.n.urrliout Iho ttor.iL    .1- nun- *r  hiJi for "tliu.. Wr.Nsr,.,w UAOOTilt.su Si rtrrp."    IJ- '.  Mlnard's Linimerit Relieves Heuralgio  One might as well look forward  '���������opcfully to the future. There's al-  . ays a chance for an improvement in  the weather.  FEATHER   DYEING  Cle-ftclcg *Dd Curlicf ������od Kid G1oto������'cleaned  -'Th-aaf  cut b������ Beat by post, Xo pf mx. the be*t \i1av* i������  BRITISH   AMERICAN   DYEING CO.  ii.OHTB.aJLL.  BASTEDO'S  T7rKIN2   ST.,   CAST,  TOSCNTO.  S������'CIAL  SALE CF'  'Send for catalog;.    We givo extra value.  Bmmfur* and a*n*lng.   Send rorprisn UO  3.1���������01  Dominion Line Steamships  l.lt.1 c  Uso  -o was.  iko it.  Lever's  Dry   Soap   fa  powder) | nccummoilutiun    for   ui  ,1, woolens and ilannols.-you'll j ���������.ej.jj.'jj     Saio���������^-.!  Montreal to Liverpool  Porttand to t. verpoa'  mm   l-u^>i  ^>i.cu.ui������>i.ip������.   Superior  Brown���������"I thought you were o  vegetarian, but I hear you cat mutton." Itohinson���������"T nm not a bigoted vegetarian. I only eat the meat  of such animals as live on vegetable  food."  Mliiard's Lioimsnt Cures'Dandruff.  Smith���������".lout's and I went shooting  last'week, but .Jones is no good, lie  didn't shoot a thing." lirown-  "You had better luck, I suppose?"  Smith���������"Oh, yes; I shot .lone's.dog."  Sonic peoplo who pretend to tell  tho truth for the truth's soke merely  t.ell it because it shows" their neighbors up in n, bad  light.  Ull     ClUS&ttt     Of     JJU  Siuurruorits are  ataicidtitps. Special attention haa beeu  gr\en to the Second Saloon und Thrrd-  L'lu.*.-i m-coinnioiiation. l-*or r,ites of  uas>si>|;es and all particulars, apply to  e.tiy agent of the Company, or to pas-  ftctrger   ai;(*nt.  DOMINION   LINE   OrriC'ES:  37  St.   Sacrament  St..   Montreal.  Liko Toarlnf? tho Kfcr-w*  Strings���������" It is nut with n iheconcep  lion of nun to measure my fjrc-it siirT.-.nn,;  tVom heart disease. Fur years I einlur*;.:  almost constant cutting nml tearing pui; ���������  about my heart,' and initt.y a timo wor.li'  Iwve welcomed death. Dr. Agnew's Cm?  for tho Heart hat worlrnd a veri.ahle mh  acle."���������Tbos. Hicko. Perth, Ont.���������59  EtlK'llndaV  WJSEJ^Y WON.  "Then    you   accept mo,  Oh, what happiness!"  "yen, but you must sue father and  mother, George."  "As regards your father and mother. Ktholin'du," '1wild George, who  had been fret|iieiitly snubbed by both  during his     cburtslilji,      "us regards  your father and -mother " nnd    he  curled      his  lipr.,and   threw out      l.is  chest. '"���������   '������������������'*���������''������������������   ���������  ' ".Speak low, Cioorge,"  she suid;  "I  think they are both listening."  "Ah regards your .fnthe.- rind mother,"-continued tho wily lover, raising his voice, "I.think your father is  ono of tho most gentlemanly men  X over met; and as for your mother  sho is ono of tho loveliest of womon."  ; Hicks���������"I think.I shall bring up my  boy to follow tho sea for a  livelihood." Dix���������"Why have you  settled on that?" Hicks���������"It seems  to Iio the only industry in which one  is not expected to begin at tho bottom."  Miiiard's Liniment fur sale everywhere (gu^er  Honey,  Apples.  AIL    KINDS  FRUITS  09  Miss I-'add���������"The rrieairrress of some  peop.Ie is past, comprehension." Mrs.  Kadd���������"Uhnl has gone wrong, my  love?'* Aliss l'atl.'l���������**J-asi week 1  was elected an active member of the  Young_ Ladies' Philanthropy     Club.  ~iiiiii~ItPdtiy I began my ministrations  Iiy tubing a brisket of cold victuals  10 a poor womun whose name w^is  down 011 tne books. Well, when I  got there I found that some meddlesome busybody had bom there two  weekit ngo and given lier work, and I  hnd to carry '.til that stuff back."  Palpitation of the Heart  Faint or Dizzy Spells  and Nervousness  RELIEVED l\3 3 MINUTES  Dr. Aifnow's Heart Cure not only  cures tlie liettrt, but the nerves us well.  In it trice it allays pain, in a tirinltllnK  it /jives Ktrength and vigor and It  woiIih h quick and permanent euro as  by nrngic. This remedy cures b.v a  new process and'Is an honest, harmless,  wotidurfirl remedy for weak hearts,  woau nerves,  weak  blood. .  ������*0  Dr. Aarnow's Li������or Pills, 40 doses 100  An  admirable food ot ths  And Farm Produce g-eneraliy,  consign it to us  nnJ we will get  you good price*.  THE  Dawson Commission Oo.  I'MITT  T. *'.  Finest quality and flaTour.  COCOA  Nutritious and Economical.  4B���������21  YOTJB GEOCEEIES all Over tha  Kitchen.    Send for.one of Our  MOUSE-PROOF  GROCERY CABSNETS  In Oak, -with Metal   back. Sent to  any address on receipt of $1.75  The Bennett ASfgr. Co.  PICKERINC, OKTARIO.  Do not send stamps.    Agents wanted  PAGE METAL GATES  3 feet wide, 4 feet high, including hinge* and latch...._.........^2.78  10 feet wide, a feot hJgrh, lneladlnf nlnres and latob   5,75  Other alee* ln proportion.  SappU^  by na er  local deal 1  TO  THE   PAGE   WIRE   FENCE   CO.   Limited*    ������    WalkBfpUlew Meatreal, Winnipeg, St. John ���������^fc-  -  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  Our Guarantee Goes Witlh Our G  ������  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  ececeeeasoaeeeeoeooeee  - e  ���������      THS MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS  i  ���������w5*  CCh\  Clothing  ���������-  WHITE AND COLORED QUILTS  Shirtwaist Suits  COMPARE VALUES���������Thc keener the investigation the surer we feel of your business  Men's Furnishings  Underwear  Hats and Caps  We will Give You  Exceptional Values in Goods and Prices.  ���������as**  SfSES*:  ������*������  as**  ���������������*������*  pat. enpT., 1000.  R. HOWSON & CO.,  FURNITURE DEALERS  AGENTS   FOR   THE   '��������� OSTERWIOOR "   MATTRES8  LACE, PORTIERE CURTAINS  SHEETINGS        SHEETINGS  TINGS  PILLOW COTTONS  These are Bread and Butter Goods.     Everyone knows the Values.    Cal i and get Quotations.  Men's Shoes  The Harlow Shoe Co., one  of the Best American makes.  The Twentieth Century���������  NO BETTER SHOES ON THE MARKET TO-DAY.  OxforcV and  Slippers 2$  just  to'-haiid.    A  full ^  range of the Empress ^t  Shoes are now to hand and arc. worthy of inspection. ^  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  Millinery and Dressmaking: Upstairs.  WE NEVER SACRIFICE QUALITY FOR PRICE ; WE FREQUENTLY DO SACRIFICE PRICE FOR QUALITY.  To pin-clmse n building lot in tiro choicest residential portion  of tlio City is NOW. ,,  All indications iioint to tlio coining year ns tho most prosperous year in Kevelstoke's history.  Attire opening of Spring, and the building boom that is  inevitable, that choice plot tlrnt-.you have contemplated buying, rnny be.*idvaticetl in price'or bought for speculation.  We hnvo facilities, not generally possessed by othor agents  that wc offer you on a hi.ililing proposition oil these most  desirable residence lots of tlio 'O  Smelter Townsite  REVELSTOKE  INSURANCE AGENCY, Ltd.  ���������riTi fti fti fti ft,i fti fta fti fti fti fti fti ft... ft.i ft* ***** ���������'*��������� ***** **fr* *****'* ***** ****** ������*fr* *'**'��������� ***** *'  '4* ty.ty.ty ty ty ty tyty ty tyty *4>* tyty ty ty ty ty tyty tyty ty 'V~  aaaaa*********************  a ���������  ���������  HOUSE  CLEANING  If you are gaing to Paper  the House tlris Spring put  on the Newest and Prettiest  Patterns.  CANADA DRUG  & BOOK COMPANY.  {:  See Our Sample Book.  a*************************  NOTICE  Notice is liereby given that tliirty days  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Conimissioner of Lands anil Works fora  special license to cul and carry away  timber from lhe following- described lands,  .situated on Tunr Tuin Lake, Lillooci  district, B. C.  Commencirrg at a post marked " Jay  Linebarg-er's Soutii Kast Corner Post."  planted at the North West corner of \*.  Linebarg-er's Number Orre Limit on the  West side of Turn Turn Lake, Ihence  north 16o chains, thence west 40 chains,  thence south 160 chains, thence east 40  ehainsto poinl of commencement.  Dated this ;2nd dav of April, 1904.  JAY LINEBARGER.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that tliirty days  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry awny  timber from the following described lands,  situated   on   Turn   Turn    Lake,     Lillooet  m district. B.C. __  __  ^R7  a   pest   marked  We.st   Corner    Post,  Commencing at  Litiebarger's South  planted about one mile north from Sugar  Creek, on the east boundary of T. A.  Kallihee's Limit, thence north 160 chains,  ihenceeast 40 chains, ihence south 160  chains, thence west 40 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this ;6th dav of April, 19 4. !  R. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE '      I  Noiice is hereby given that thirty days 1  afterdate 1 intend to apply to the Chief!  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a I  special, license to cut and carry awny'  timber from the lollowing described lands  situated on Turn Tun. l-ake, Lillooet  District, B. C.  .. Commencing at a posi marked "C.  Linebarger's North West Corrrer Post,"  planted about three miles north from foot  of Turn Turn Lake, on East side of Kirn-  b.isket Creek, thence south 160 chains,  thence east 40 chains, thence norlh 160  chains,||hence wesi 40 chains to point of  commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "C.  Linebarger's North West Corner Post,"  planted on tlie east side of Kirnbasket  Creek, about three miles above Turn Turn  Lake, thence south >6o chains, thence  east 40 chains, thence north 160 chains,  thence west 40 chains to point of commencement.  Dated tliis 22nd dav of April. 1904.  C.  LINEBARGER,  Revelstoke Orchestra  Concert and Dance  TO-NIGHT  TICKETS 50c.    -    Reserved Seats 75c.  Dance Free to Ticket Holders.  NOTICK.        .  Notice is hereby given Hint thirty dnys after  dute I in tend to upply to the Chief Commits-,  sioriorof Lands am! works fora special license  10 ciHniul carrv away timber fro..'.'.the followiiii; described 'lands silrialod on Tunr Inni  Lake, Lillooet distriet. B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "S. Line  banter's norlli east corner post," planted im  lhe east bnnk of Kirnbasket ereek, about three  miles 'up from Turn Turn Lake, tlience soul lr SO  chains, theneo west Wl eliains, thenee north Sll  cliuins. tker.ee east 80 chains to point ol commencement.  ���������2. Commencing at a post rnarkcd-"S. Line-  burster's south east corner post," planleil on  the east bank of Klin busker creek, ahout three  milesup from Turn Turn Lake, thenee nortli SO  chains, thenee west Su eliains, thenee south SO  ehuins, therrce cast SO chains to poitrr of commencement.  Iiated this'J3ntl dny ol April, IMi.  S. 1.IKKI'A1*.012������.  NOTICE  Noiice is hereby given that thirty clays  after dale I intend to apply to the Chief  Coinmissionei-of Lands and Works tor a  special license 10 cut and carry au-try  limber from (lie following described lands  situated on Tunr Turn Lake, Lillooet  district, 1*. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked " T.  Linebarger's- South Hast Corner Host."  planted on the east side ol" Kirnbasket  Creek, about live miles up from Turn Turn  Lake, tlience north So chains, thence  west So chains, thence souih So chains,  thenee east So chains to point of com-  mencemenr.  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, thence nortli 40 chains,  therrce east 160 chains, thence south 40  chains, ihence west 160 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this 22nd dav of April, 1904.  T'. LINEBARGER.  WANTED���������A position as Stenographer or Book-keeper by a young lady.  "AtIdr'css"^ii'Sten6gt-;iplie.-;'--^-Hr-ni:VT;n'  Ollice, Revelstoke',' B. C.  ��������� Dr. W*. .1. Cnrry, resident dentist,  over Hews' drug store.  F!V  WOM  NOTICE  Xotice is hereby giverr tlrat thirty days afterdate  I intend to apply to the Chief l.'onilllissinticr of  Lands and Works for u special license In cut rind  carry 11 way timher from tire followinit descrihed  hinds, situated on Turn Turn Lake, Lillooet dislrict, It. (.*.  1. Conimcuciii'r at n post marked "L. Linobnie?-  ej-'s south west corner post" planted on tire south  side of Mammoth.creek ahout one mile e ast from  N. Liuebareer'.s north, west corner post of number  one limit, tlience north So chains,. thence east So  chains, rhenee south So chains, thence west So  chains, to point of commencement.   .  ���������2., Commencing at a post niarkeil"L. Lineliavi;-  ei-'s norrh westcorner post" planted about, imemiie  soutli from'I'tun Turn Lake orr the ea.st side of  Adams River?.thenee soutii llio chaius, thenee east  4o chains, theuce north ldo chains, theuce west to  chains, ro point of commencement.  Hated this _5tl. dav Uf April, IS04. ���������'���������  ���������: L. LINKIIAKUKI-.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given Unit thirty days after  date . intend to apply to.thc cliief Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a special licence  to cut and curry away timber from the followiiii; described lands situated on Turn. Tuin  l-afce. Lillooet district, B.C.  I. Commencing at u ,-ost marked ' H. Line-  barKcr's north east corner post" planted on the  west side of Turn Turn Lake about two miles up  from the foot of Luke, thenee West i-c chaius,  thence soutii Su chains, tiieuee east SO chain?,  tlience north SO chains to jtoint 01: commencement.  -2 Commencing ftt a post marked "H. Line-  bftrcer'ssoutli east corner post." planted orr rhe  west side of Turn Turn Lake about uvo miles up  from foot of Lake, tlrence north SOchaius,  thenee west SO chat..**, thenee sonth SO ehuins,  thence east So chains to point of commencement.  Dated this ISth day of April. 1504.  mil)     ' .   ���������"       * h. L'.XEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Xotice s hereby civen that thirty davs after  date I intend to apply to the chief Commissioner of Lands and works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands situated-on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet distriet, li. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked '-M. Linebarger's north east corner po-,1." planted aboot  half a mile from the head of 'rum Tom Lake,  therrce west SO chains, thence south 80 chains,  thence enst So chains, thenee north SO cbains  to pointof commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "M. Linebarger's south east corrrer post." pluiited about  halt a mile from the head of Turn Tuin lake,  thence north 80 chains, thence west fco chains,  thence_sotlth_SU_ chaltii'j..thenee_ east SOehal 11s  "to point of comnieneerneirt. -^^^  Dated this 20th day of A pril, IMI.  M   LLVEB-UIGEIt.  In th ��������� Matter of the Trustees untl Executors  Act. and  In the Matter of lhe Estate of Arthur John  Hopkins late of the Citv of  Victorin, li (,-.,  . deccused.  Take notice that pursuant to the "Trustee-  arrd 'Executors Act." lleoryu H.' McCiirrer, ol  Ihe City of Kevelstoke, II. C, Administrator of  the Estate find effects uf tho*-n!d ' rtiiur John  Hopkins, dcceti'-.eil, has this dav tiled a dceia-  rntion, pnr-uant to the above mentioned Act.  in lhe olhce of rhe IiNtrlct Keglsirar of the  Supreme Court nf r.riti-h Columbia, a: Itpval-  stoke, stall ni* thnt the .estate of iliu snid Arthur John llopkin-. deceived, is rnir.ll'r irnl  for the pajmerrt in lull ol bis debts and liabil-  iti ?s  ��������� A .meeting "f lhe creditors will be held at  the.-tllce of Il.iney. .'.icCarter .t I'inkharn.  Iinperrirl liank llioik Kevelstoke, li. c, mi  Mondav the Mrd dn; of Slav, IHU, at tho hour  of :1 o'clock in th.* .wtenmon;  And fun her lake nonce, tbat till creditors  are required, on or l.ef.ir" tne l.Mhdnv of .lune.  A.fi., I'.'ol ro file with me full particulurs of  iheir claims, dnlv veriried, and the nam re of  tho. securities, Ir any, held by thwu.' And notice Is hereby give 1 that after lhe loth day of  June. iflOl, I wil! proceed to distribute the  assets among the creditors of v. hose debts, or  claims 1 -hull iuue received nonce, and 1 'iu I  wili oot he rcMiousinie lor the n>"-cts. or uny  part thereof distributed to anv creditor of  tv-hoe debt or claim 1 shun'not "then have received notice.  Dated at Itevc-Kioke, B.C., this sth dm-af  May, A.D.. 1901.  CEOKGE S. .McCAKTES,  Administrator of tiie e.tate of Arthur John  itopkins, deccused.  1.   Commencing 111 a post planted  qunriarof a mile north ol   ~  NOTICE:  Xnlice is hereby giverr that thirty davs after  diitu I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  eif r.-iiiiU. nii<f Winks for a special licence lo cut  aiul carry a-vay timher from the following descrilied  lands 111 the West Kootenay district:  about u  .    ,     ,    --   Downie creek trail  ind nbnt.i four mile up from thc Ilie Bend  .rail ai'd marked "fl. B. Nngle's south west  .���������nriior." tlieii'c north .10 eliains, theneo east  111!) chaii.s. iherrco .smrth -10 clraluj, tlrence  -west Kiir 1 hains to initial post.  -2. Commencing ata pnst planted on I ho side  of the iimvulc creek trail about three and one-  I1.1I1 -miles up fiom lire Dig llcnd trail and  marked "G. H. Kngle's north west corner,"  thene- ea.-t SO chains, thence south 80 chains,  llicu<*PMu**t 80 eliains, thence north 80 chnins  ro initial post  Dated ll.l/SOth April, 1904.  11 I'ninmenelng at a post planted on tire  riortii luinkof Downie creek about two miles  from, the moulh and ninrked "G. B. Knglc's  soutb east eorner,-' thenee north SO chnins,  I ien������-e west So chains, thence soutii SO chains,  rhem c east So cliuins to the initial post.  Dated this Drd day of May, 1001.'  In Our fV3en's Clothing: and  Furnishing's Department  MEN'S TWO-lMIiCE FLANNEL   SUITS   in    tho   latest" patterns.  New. Nobby, arrd  Up-lo-D.-ite, Cool and   Serviceable.  LIGHT   STRAW,    LINEN,    AND   PANAMAETTE   HATS.-Keep  your head cool���������it doesn't   cost  much, froni   50c.   lo   $1.00.  See our new Auto Caps, 50c. arrd  75c.  >> *  Keith'siioted American Shoes  Acknowledged lo   be   the Leaders of Firre Footwear���������A big-,  lot just received in   (lie   Latest   Lasts.    Our   Shoe   Depart-  _    . menl is t-aininjj us new Customers   every, day.    Everything-  New and Slyli.sh.  IF IT'S GROCERIES  You want,  asU arry of our Customers  ��������� we agree to stand by Iheir verdict.  how thev are satisfied  WE   KEEP   ONLY   TIIE   FRESHEST   AND   PUREST.  mla  G. B. NAGLE.  railed  ar   our    fountain    the  dav anil  asked for  other  SHED  Slrawbery Soda wilh Tee Cream.  After they had (iriisluid theftrsl glais  they all ashed for "another fflass of  Iht*. same tliinjf." This is but one  instance of many. Our Soda has a  richness, a delicacy of flavor that  people simply can'l resist. We are  responsible fir lhe many cases of  lhe Soda habil in . . . A harmless,  hcallhful, pleasant habit.  NOT IGF*;.  "Xotice is herebv* siven Ihat lliirty 'Iny* nftor  date I intcnil In apply to Iho Chief (Jomnil*.-  sionerof I.arrd-i and Works for a .���������'pe/'Inl llccnsf  tocut and carry away timher from llio ioIIow-  Imr described lan'N siluatod on Turn Tuin  Lake, Lillooet district, li. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked **J. T.luc-  harger's soulli east cornor," pianicd at the  south west corner of ^Catherine .N'olan'.^ timber  limit, about one mile west from the w<-:l side  ol Turn Tumlf.nke, iheuce west H) chnins.  thence nnrtii Kill chains, thenee ea.������t In ehaini  thence south lilO chains to the point of com.  nieuccmetit.  12 Coniniencing at a post mnrked J Linebarger's north east corner po*d," planted at  thc soutii west corner of l-'atheriiie Nolan's  timber limit, about one mile weft from the  ivctMl'lc of Tuin Tom l.nkc. tlience soutli 'Ml  ���������thai no, Ihence west*) chain", thence north IW  chains, thenee cast 10 ch'ilnx to point of commencement.  Dated this21st day of April, 1901.  .1. I.I.n EliAP.GER.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date f Intend to apply to ..he Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special licence  to cutand carry away timber from the following  described   lands  situated    on Tunr Tuin  NOTIOE.  Xotic? i.-, hereby given that, the undersigned  have submitted lu the Lieutenunl-uovornor-iu  Conner! a proposal under the provision', of thu  Kivers and nlrnnm-, Act for the clearing and  removing of obstructions from the Columbia  Klver and l.'pper Arrow Lake at or about the  point where aaid river empiie.-. into Upper Arrow Luke near Arrowhead, West Koutonay,  and for making the fcame iit for rafting ami  driving thereon log", timher, lumber, rafts  and crofts and ior erecting and maintaining  booms for holrtiu..*, sorting and delivering logi  and timber brought down suid river uud ior  attacking booms to (tic shores of said river nnd  said lake lor-aid purposes.  The iands to b..- affected by said work are  lauds of tne Cannulas Pacific Kalln-ay com-  pauy c������:i!(irlied within Lot air irr (.'roup One  on the oliicinl r.la.i of Kootenav District aud  racanl Crow n lauds.  Trie rate ol l"lls proposed to  bc charged are  such as may  be   rixefl   by   rhe   Judge of  the  count) court of Kootena>.   Dated *tt^\  lt'th. 1001.    KM ]���������!'���������.-������������������ r.UMBBIl  COMPANY.  LIMITED.  ml'J-'Jm  ing  l.alt  Lake,  Mllooet district, fi. is.  Commennlngnta post marked "I5.*.roCief.*ry'.i  south west corner post,'* planted nbout on?!  mile nortli cast from the foot of Turn Turn  bike, thenee north -10 chains, theuce east ICO  chains.thence south .li chains, thence west  100 chains to piintof  commencement  Dated this Vilst day of April, 1901.  K. McCLEi'-ltY.  NOTICE.  Notice li hereb..' given that .!') dajs after  date wo tlie uii'ier������lgin*d Intend to apply to  the Chief ( ���������iii.i.iio.D.iiT of I audi and Works  for a *pcri:il licence to cut and carrv away  limber Irom lhe lollomng descrl lied' lands,  situated in Nortb We������l Kooteimy coinmenc-  IngHl each of Ihe wiveml four posts groupe*I  on the ridgi* or divide between bmviilc and  Key Hi.me cre-ks and about a miles from lho  east bank of the Ciluinbla river:  Int. J linnn'* post No. 1, thenee running  south bo chain*, ibeucft went raj chains, iheiiee  north AO cliuins. tlience east Im chains to place  ���������if commencement.  ���������Jtid. J. fiunn'* -fiimi No. 2 thence running  cast P>( chums ttienee wruih loeiiaius. theuce  west 101 chnins. tlrence norm lo chains to  place of commencement.  Kevelstoke, ilay Oth, ISM.  ml!* -    JOSKI'lf DITNN.  3rd. J. Larson's post No. I. thenee running  en*t l.*0 chains, tbence rrorth HI ehuins, tlience  w������tit. Iiidchaiiis, liienee south -to chalnv 10 phiel-  of commencement.  Ith. J. Larson's post .'*o.2. thence running  west SO cnains, theuce north m c-lralnn, tlience  cast So chains, tlience soulli *' chains to pluce  of com me nee m cut.  Kevelstoke, ifuy Utb, 1001.  rnlO JOHN LA KSON.  NOTICE  Notice i.s herehy jrivon lh.it thirty days  after date I intend lo apply lo lhe Chief  Commissionerof Lands and Works for a  special license to cul and carrv away  timber- from lire following described lands  situaled on Turn Turn Lake, Lillooet  districl, IL C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "A  Linebarger's South West Corner Post,"  planted on the east side of Kirnbasket  Creek, about three m'les up from Turn  Turn Lake, thence north So chains, thence  easl 80 chains, thence south So chains,  therrce west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Daled this 22nd clay of April, 1904.  2. Commencing at a post marked "A.  Linebarger's North East Corner- Post,"  planted on lhe easl side ol Kirnbasket  Creek, about five miles up from Tuin Turn  Turn Lake, Ihence south So chains, thence  West So chains, thence north 80 chains,  thcnce_eas(���������So-chains -lo-poiiit_of-.com-.  mi-nceinerrl.  Dated this  ty FIRST STREET ty  ty      * ���������$*  ������������������Vl*���������������������������'A^������V*^���������VVVW^  Japanese  23rd day of April. rc)04.  A.   LINEBARGER.  THE NEW  PAPETRIE  We   have  a   new  and well  selected   stock of   this   fashionable stationery in  boxes   by   the   quire_wilh.envolope.vto_ match.   TENDERS WANTED  W. BEWS, Phm.  Druggist  and Stationer,  Next Hume Block.  B.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given thai thirty days nfter  date I Intend to apply to the Chief Coinrnis-  eloner of Lands arrd works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from tho following described larrds Hitunled on Turn Turn  Lake, Lillooet district. Ii. C.  Commencing at a post mnrked "N. Llnohnr-  gcr's south west eorner post," planted nt the  north west corner (it N. Linebnrger's No. 1  limit, thencu cast IW chains, thencu north 80  chains, ihence west SO chains, ihence south SO  clmltiH to point of commencement.  Iiated this25th day ofAprll, loot.  N. LINEBARGKK.  REVELSTOKE HOSPITAL SOCIETY  Tenders will he received by tiie undersigned  until Tuesday, .'list May irritant, at ri.11,11, fnr tlie  eryi.-tion of ;t two storey Ifoflpital bitiiil ing at Arrow  head. Plaits and spccllic-i-tlons may be moCii at tht!  office of the Manager. Imperial ISiitik of Canada,  ltevelstoke, 1,11 and aftor.vlmidny, May H-frd. Tim  lowest or any tender not rmcossarily accepted.  A. '���������;. piiipi'M,  Socrotary.  FOR THE WEARY  ELMER WAITERS'  character  . Comedy Success  "A thoroughbred  ������->   Csramp* r%  Most wonderful play of ils  class.     A guaranteed  laugh  produced  Our stock of Stationery i.s  beintf enlarged weekly aird we  are confident that we have one  o/llie best selections in lhe cily.  We have just received the  latest novelties in Tally Cards  for afternoon and oveniiiK- entertainments irr Gibson and Christie  frirl sketches.  Give, us a call before you  purchase. We are always  pleased to see you.  J. A. BUCKHAM  Rod Orot.3 Drugstore.  Mackenzie Avo.  VV*AA*VW*'iA'W*'V*^  Fernie  Toronto  Rochester  Baltimore  ft pays  SI NO Kit  NOT-Ul_.-  Notice Is hereby gi von that at the next meeting of the Hoard of Licensing Commissioners for  the City of ltevelstoke, applicalion will bo  ���������undo for a transfer to llio ixirl.iier.ihIp Hrm of  Uoblnsoii & Itclghleyof tlio Hotel Liquor License Issued to .lolin II. Itohlnson in respect  of the premises at Kevolatoke known as the  Queen's Hotel.  Dated May llllli, HUH,  JOHN II. KoillNSON,  UOUINS0N A UKIGIILKY.  Sewing Machines  Can he purcliriKed 1,11  pay..lent of  .$5.00  per  ttMlllt ll.  Anyliody   wnnM-tfr    a  llrst-cliiKs Hi 11 |ro 1- Sewing  MucliiiK!  (itt   easy  -  teriiw,   can  get   theiii  froni  Ho IVfaeiiiieig, Agt.  Mackenzie Avenue.  Rev. C. Ladner loft on Tuesday  evening to attend the Methodist Conference in Vancouver. Rev. S. .7.  Thompson, who is also a delegate,  spent Sunday 'n ,the., city .und conducted 'services.'. in^ the. Methodist  church.        -  :������ insure  EQUITARLE   RATES  ABSOLUTE SECURITY .:.  Revelstoke  Insurance Agency  Limited.     .  tWyv������*'Vi^^v>AA/**^^'VvvvvvvS  TsiTlioR HOTEL  W. J. LICHTBURNE, Manager. *  HEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STAIDLY FIRST-GLASS  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  Public Notice.'  Monday May 23rd, mid Tuesday May  24th, being legal holidays, the Imperial Bank of Canada and the Molsons  Bank, at Revelstoke. will be closed on  those davs. ���������

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