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 JL  <Lt^������  .A-HSTID  Herald  ��������������������������������������������������������������� -/r  RAILWAY    MKN'S- JOURNAL,.  Vol    XV: NO. 7  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  AUGUST 18, 1904  $2 OO a Year in Advance  'DEPARTMENT.'STORE  T���������if t-an:riam!ecrr-^-rt-=,.--    ^r-r-jKr-r���������iw-zr^scr-r^-Tmrrtsr tn~r.-jt\r.-xzrx-HH.. llHII  Co  *5a_f  See the- Bargains  Ticketed Up  in tnis  This will convince voir better than anything1  we  can  say that we have some alarming Bargains to offer.  Anything"in  Summer Goods must go.      You   will  require some of these to start.the Children to School.  BOYS' STRAW MATS.���������Regular Price 35c and 40c  You can bu)* them now for _. . , 20c  BOYS" WASH SUITS.���������Regular   Price  $2.25.    You  can get lhem for $1>50  BOYS' ODD PANTS.���������75c.    $1.00.  1.25.  mm  AH Hot Weather  Goods Must Go  PAROSOLS -"   *  GLOVES   ���������        .    ,  LACE  ���������;  ', SUMMER  WAISTS.  An opportunity you don't often  -have for buvino, valuable-goods at  low. figures.  JL  Men's  Oxfords  Nobby Goods��������� just  the thing for the Hot  Weather, in Enamel  Calf,    Vici   Kid,    at  $3.50  and $4.00  New Line of  We   have a -New   Line  of  W." & B. Erect Form Corsets. These are the most  largely advertised Corsets in  America and they still continue to uphold their reputation. We will be pleased  to show these.  Unique Shapes  Our Grocery.  Department  Is unrivalled in the  City for a complete  and up-to-date line  of table delicacies.  We are fully prepared jto supply all  your wants in this  department.  (. B. IHU (fl, Limited  Department Store.  Before the Japanese Assault  To-day���������Big Battle now in  Progress Around the Besieged City.  Tokio, Aug. IS.���������Tho Coipinander  of tiro Japanese anny, besieging Port  Arthur, despatched Major Yamoka  and a member of his stafT wilh a ilag  of truce to the out posts of the Russians yesferday, where he delivered to  a Russian stall" officer the offer of the  Emperor of Japan gnmling the removal of non-combatants. He nlso  demanded the surrender of Port  Arthur.   -- C  General Stocssul, commanding the  Port Arthur garrison, refused to surrender and said that the garrison were  prepared to fight to a finish. On the  news of the refusal of GeneralStoessel  to surrender the garrison, the siege  was begun and the batteries prepared  for a final effort to reduce the inner  forts. In another" twenty-four hours  it is expected the Japs will "be in  possession of the besieged city.  St. Petehsuukg, Aug. 18.���������The  Cruisers Diana and Palladn have  reached Port Arthur. Both cruisers  were seriously damaged in the fight  with- Admiral Knuiiimini's Japanese  squadron.  Port Arthur is reported to be in  flumes.'  Opera House Labor Day  The Amateur Dramatic Club have  completed all arrangenrcnls for lhe  production oftho three act comedy  drama, "Dick Turpin and Tom King"  and the laughable farce, "Slasher arrd  Crasher," in tho Opera Houso on the  evening of Labor Dav, Sept. Sth.  Rehearsals in u being held twice a week  and th* scenic part of the production  is in lhe liands of Mr. T. Dunne, whose  ability as a scenic painter are now  well known. At the conclusion of tho  performance n d mco will be gi<on by  the Club.  GOVERNMENT  SUSTAINED  Another Gold Brick  A gold brick reported to'be worth  about $4,000, the result of the past 20  days run of tlie Goldfinch stamp, mill,  says the Camborne Miner, was taken  out on Saturday by A. F. Rosenberger. * s This is tho'first brick turned  out by this mill since last January  from. which time until the. 13th of  July .the mill1 was'out of commission.*  Development work has been-**in progress on the Goldfinch property for  some months past, and it is said that  rich ore has been encountered.. Considering that the bulk of the ore  treated was taken from open surface  cuts, tiie amount of gold obtained at  the cleanup gives one an idea of the  value of the property. The Goldfinch  is situated directly across Fish River  from the Copper Dollar and Eva  mines and is one of the leading gold  mines iti'B. C. Under new management it should stand foremost as a  gold producing property.  Railway Commissioners Coming  Mr. II. Floyd, secretary of the  Board of Trade, has received the following telegram from the Board of  Railway Commissioners, relative to  the sittings of tho Board to be held in  Revelstoke:  Regina, N. W. T.,  \ Aug. 15th, 1001.  H. Floyd, Escj.,  Revelstoke, B. C.  The Board expects to hold sittings  at Revelstoke on its return from the  coast early in September. Will advise  definite date later, in the meanwhile  please send nature and particulars of  any complaints or applications you  wish hoard to Banff. Expect to reach  Banff by the 22nd of this month.  A. Geohck Blaiii, Jr.,  Acling Secy. B. R. C.  Reception to R. L Borden  Halifax, Aug. 10.���������Mr. R. L. Borden, leader of the Opposition, and Mrs.  Borden were welcomed home by  thousands of citizens last night.- The  city was illurninatecj. Ib took the  procession nearly two' hours to traverse the route through the city to  Mr. Borden's home and everywhere it  was continuous ovation:*  School Re-opening.  The public schools will re-open on  Monday, Aug. 22nd. The trustees and  teachei-s request that ns far as possible all pupils be in attendance on that  date. They would specially urge that  all pupils who"'intend entering the  Primary Class (Miss Grant's room) before Christmas should be present from  the beginning of the term, as such  pupils cannot receive proper attention  if they enter the class after the work  has once got- under way. It is hoped  that parents will make a special elfort  this term to have their children attend  regularly, as in the past the work of  the school has been somewhat seriously retarded by irregular attendance  in many of the classes.  Labor Day Celebration.  The Labor Day celebration finance  committee are getting down to work  and of the end of the week a statement of the amount subscribed by-  business men and citizens should bc  in the hands of the executive committee. In Ward III Messrs. Chas.  Abrahamson, R. A. Upper and Albert  Stone had collected nearly $150- up to  last' evening. By the first of next  week the general committee should be  in a position to complete arrangements for a gala day of sports for the  sons of toil.  The Bohemian Concert Co.  On Wednesday evening, August 31,  the Bohemian Concert Co. will appear  in the Opera House. Mr^Herbcrt  Taylor, theifamous English singer and  Miss Marrack, of Australia, and Little  Glen will appear. The concert going  people of the city will have the pleasure of a real musical treat. Mr. Taylor has sung before the largest audiences throughout the world and the  press notices hi has received in Europe and America show how. much  his singing was appreciated. Reserved  seat: tickets at the Canada Drug &  Book Co's. '-<.. >  ���������Fruit Jars, pints,  quarts, half gallons at C. B. Hume & Co.'s.  A Young Man * Named Cochrane/- Found Dead in a Shack  at Notch Hill.���������Cause of  Death Unknown.  Notch Hiix, Aug. 17.���������-A young  Scotchman, named Cochrane, 'was  discovered dead in his shack one mile  and a half from this place this morning. The cause of death was in evidence in the Uitipc of a rifle, but  whether it was a case of suicide or  murder- will not be known until the  arrival of the coroner who has been  telegraphed for.  Michael Sullivan, a popular pioneer  succumbed to pneumonia at the Kamloops hospital on Monday. Mr.  Sullivan's illness asserted itself only  three days before his death and the  end curie suddenly. Deceased leaves  a widow and daughter _ to mourn his  loss. The funeral was largely attended.  McDonald, Conservative Has a  64 Majority with Two Places  to Hear From���������Government  Popular.  Lir.Looisr, Aug. 18.���������The election of  Mr. A. McDonald, the Conservative  candidate for Lillooet riding by a  large majority is now assured. Candidate McDonald has now a handsome  majority of 0-1 with two places to hear  from which will undoubtedly increase  his majority.  Returns from tho Lillooet election  are not complete, but from figures  already received the election of Ah:  McDonald, the government candidate,  is certain.  Thore is very littlo to be said about  the election at the present time. It  will be contended by the Opposition  press that the election of the Government candidate was duo to lavish  promises by the members of the administration; but we aie assured that  all statements to that effect are abso  lutely foundationless. Even if the  Government was inclined to promise  public works here and there, as alleged  there were no demands for appropriations by the electors. It was a straight  issue as between the Government and  the Opposition, and whatever may be  the final result it is to be accounted  for on the issue as presented by the  speakers, ancl, of course, to some extent by the respective popularity of  the candidates. -*  Mr." John Oliver, who was prominent in the fight, made a 'strong point  of the taxation issue, but with little  effect. The feeling generally expressed  was one of satisfaction.  jt. jt. Jt. Jt. Jt. .*!*. Jt. .it. jt. jt. .*8*. .'  TJ rr I.T.I ITI I.T* ..T..TT.I i.f I If I If I ITI 'T***  '. Jt. ������t. .*!*. Jt. Jt. Jt. Jt. Jt.  .  T I T,! ITI IJ,! lit IJ.I IJ.I 1,1,1 ������J.l 1  +.?  4'y  *.'y  $'?  BOURNE BROS.  ��������� Financial District Meeting. -  .Kamloops ��������� The -financial, district  meeting will ho held in the Methodist  church,.'Revelstoke, on Wednesday  and Thursday, Aug. 2-t and 25.'  Wednesday, Aug. 21���������10 a.m.,, devotional exercises, led by the Chairman; 10.30,- paper "The Devotional  Life," Rev. A. If. Sharp and Rev. J.  W. Bower'ing, B. A.; 2 p.m.,* "Rcviva-  listic Work," Rev., S. S. Osterliout,  Ph.D., and Rev. J. H. Wright; 3.30.  "Pastoral Work," Rev. J. A. Wood  and Rev. J. W. Winslow; 8 p.m.,  "Methods "for Missionary Meetings,"  Rev. B. II.. Balderslon, B.A., and Rev.  W. D. Misener.  Thursday���������0 a.m., financial district  meeting.  J. A. WOOD, Chairman.  A. E. ROBERTS, Fin. Sec.  ty Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  ^ Bacon, Hams,   Eggs,  Groceries  and  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc.  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS   RECEIVED  BOURNE BROS.  . jt. jt. jt. jt. jt. Jt..'  r**f ty ty ty ty ty T  MACKENZIE AVENUE.  . Jt* jt. .*���������*. ������*r. jt. jt..'  'ty ty ty ty ty ty*.  Salmon Arm News.  (From Our Own Correspondent)  Another successful ice cieam social  was held here on the 12th inst. under  the auspice's of the Methodist church  Ladies' Aid.  Agents of an English syndicate have  taken an option on a number of the  bent farms here at fancy prices, the  deal to be closed by the first of October. _  Settlers are coming in and buying  part of the large farms and a number  are preparing to plant orchards.  There is room still for a large number  of settlers.  The mineral claim located here by  F. McLeod is showing up well., This  speaks well for' the mineral of this  district.  Tlie B. C. Fruit Growers' Association'will, hold ������ meeting here on  -Wednesday, August 24th... Addresses  will be given by J. C. Metcalf, president, W. J. Brandrutli, secretary, and  others. ' - - - - - -  Wm. Savage left' for his home' in  Vancouver Saturday morning, after  spending a two weeks' vacation" here.  LocaLSpeakersjaLVancouver  E. A. Haggen aird Alex. McRao  made speeches at the Grit meeting in  Vancouver on Tuesday evening last.  The coast papeis did not publish a  lengthy report of their utterances,  but they probably referred to the  defeat of the Grit candidate at Lillooet, the Dundonald incident, and a  few remarks on the splendid work  done by Bill'Galliher's dredge,, winding up with a brief reference to tho  "shorn lambs of Revelstoke."  Lady De Lotbiniere Dies:  Lady de Eotbiniere, wife of His  Honor the Lieutenant-Governor, Sir  Henri July de Lotbiniere. died Monday  evening at Government House at 8  o'clock, after a lingering illness. The  deceased lady passed quietly away  without any apparent sulfering, there  being present during the last solemn  moments Sir Henri, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Joly and one or two other immediate relatives.  Lady de Lotbiniere was born in the  city of Quebec on July 25, 1837, and  was the daughter of Mr. Hammond  Govven. She was united in marriage  to Sir Henri Joly in 1850 and the union  was blessed with eleven children, of  whom six survive. They are widely  dispersed throughout the empire and  morc than one hasgnined distinguished  honor in serving the empire's cause.  The late Lady de Lotbiniere was beloved for her many amiable qualities,  both in the home and in society, where  ber loss will be severely felt.  Sir Henri passed through Revelstoke  this niorning with Lady deLotbiniere's  remains, for Quebec, where they will  be interred.  ���������Come and be one of our customers  for Furniture, they are increasing  every day. John E. Wood, the  people's Furniture House,  Band Concert.  The Independent Band will give an  open 'air concert , in the lower  town band stand tomorrow evening,  under the leadership of R. Sawyer."  Following is the programme:  March W. P. English     New York, London & Paris   Waltz Ties Jolie Waldteufel  Cornet Solo Reggs  .... Annie.Laurie, _with_variatipns__._.__j_  (Soloist, E. Edwards.)   "*'  Cakewalk Chattaway   Foolish William   Scottische.Dear One Far Away. Casey  March From Runaway Girl   Soldiers in the Park   Waltz Min Bella Boeder  March.. ..Royal Companion Brown   God Save the King   Campbell's Comedians.  Campbell's Comedians played to a  fair audience in the Opera House  Tuesday night. They are a small  company but well able to amuse an  audience for a couple of hours. Their  musical selections were good, while  the dancing of W. P. Richardson  elicited rounds of applause.  Mob Burns Murderers  Statesboro, Ga., Aug. 10.���������With  clothing saturated with kerosine,  writhing and twisting in their agony,  screaming to heaven for the mercy  that the mob would not show, Paul  Reed and Will Cato, negroes, two of  the principals in the murder and  burning of Henry Hodges and wife  and three children, six miles from  Statesboro, were burned at She stake.  The Spy Glass  J. A. Magee, superintendent of the  Spy Glass Mine, at the head of Poplar  Creek, was in the city on Monday and  to a Herald man confirmed the report that a shoot of native silver ore  had been struck in the No. 2 tunnel  on that property. The showing is a  good one. Before the native silver  had been encountered they passed  through 8 inches of high grade gray  copper assaying high in gold and  Silver,  First White Woman.  A despatch from London says:  "Jlrs. W. N. MacMillan of St. Louis  reached London today after traversing  Abyssinia at - the head of her own  caravan. She is the first white woman to cross Emperor Menelik's country  from west to east. She accompanied  the expedition organized by her hus-  btflid.us far as Pokum, at the base of  the Abyssinian hills". Then Mr. Mac-  millan started for Lake Rudolf and  his wife went to Adis Abeda. the capital of Abyssinia, where she had a  special audience with the Emperor.  Jlrs. MacMillan's caravan took four  weeks to journey from' Pokum to the  capital. She met with every courtesv  by the0 Abyesinian chiefs while on her  way."��������� Victoria Colonist.  Mrs. MacMillan's husband is a Canadian and a cousin of Mrs. B. A. Law-  son of this city.  Lead Pipe Manufacturing:.  The establishment of lead pipe  works by the C. P. R. at Trail will  mean a lot to the advancement of the  Lardeau and Fish River districts.,'The  same institation lias already plans  made for the establishment of corroding works at Montreal. . .We are always ready tc give this corporation a  roast when we think we are not getting what is coming to us in the way  of transportation but at the same time  we are pleased to give them credit for  their efforts to assist the industries of  the country. Hitherto all of our lead  ores and bullion had to be exported at  a heavy cost which ultimately' the  users of lead manufactures had to pay  without the producer getting a proportionate amount. The cost of transportation from smelter' to refinery,  thence to-the manufacturer, both in a,  foreign country, tlience back to'the  consumer in .Canada, also..duties, all  had to .be paid for by" the-producer"  and consumer of lead. The C. P. R.  by- its energy has now* at its Trail  works -the necessary plant for the,  smelting, refining and manufacture of .  lead products.���������Trout Lake Topic."  --I  '.-*.4WJL,|  * ^ .f  The Floto Shows  Tlie Floto Circus gave one performance here on Friday evening last to a *  large and well pleased audience. The  Japanese acrobats were exceptionally  good, while,the circus riding, performing animals, trapeze performers, tumblers, etc., were fully up to the standard of the ordinary circus. One thing  they did lack which was very noticeable and which is a necessary adjunct  to all good circuses, was a good clown.  In all other respects the Floto Shows  were superior to anything of the kind  previously visiting the city.  Horses For Sale.  A team of Horses, weight about  2700 lbs. Also asett of Double Harness  for sale.    Apply to���������  SIBBALD <fc FIELD.  THE LEADING STORE  HEADQUARTERS  FOR  FASHIONABLE  MERCHANDISE  LOVELY   SUMMER   DRE88   GOODS  AT BARGAIN PRICES  The most attractive display of Ladies' Dress Goods,  Wash Muslins, Blouses, Skirts, Tailor-Made Costumes,  Etc., all New Designs and pretty patterns.  LADIES' UNDERWEAR  CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR  Wc have   a   large   assortment    in    these lines   in    Silk-  and Cotton goods.    Verj- Cool and comfortable.  IN GENT'S FURNISHINGS  WE ARE SECOND TO NONE  And   carrj-   all   the   up-to-date   styles  in Suits..  Pants,"  t>      Shirts  Ties,   Collars,   Underwear,   Boots   and   Shoes,  Hats and Caps.  FOR FIT, COMFORT AND  STYLI8H DRESSES  We are in the I.cad. This Department is under the  management of MISS WILSON. Here the Ladies can  have their dresses made up in the Latest Fashions on  shortest notice at reasonable prices.  W. J. GEORGE, r������c���������kjrio  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  ���������������^ne������������B������ts������wij8asffi,r/-^3_r_5_!a__S| ���������^..-L-.^l..  ������<  e������C~:������������>  M'C"  ������������������^^'������������������������������������������������������''������������������X'-ffl  ! A Face t  IFrom Memory!  ���������W?VWVW������  anil listened to the trivial drivel of  her- communications; By tho third  sitting I had begun to dread hcr- as  a recurring nightmare. Tliere was  something monstrously unnatural  about her smooth face, steady smile,  nnd unseeing eyes. Surely, if sho  were but an average woman, r.:c-  1 bought she might, recall me by somo  trick of gesture, speech or'other  mannerism. "Jt was as humiliating  as  a  ship   in   tiro  face.  Brit no. She whispered forth hcr  foolish chatter aliout dear I.inly. 15.  niul Mrs. A., the distressing leg, and  the charming gowns of lust night's  play, as il' 1 were no more to her  than a huirilresser. Only when she  mentioned lire boy did I show my  interest in her tongue. I ihould  think she praised him for* his "nice-  ness" five times irr the three sitting's.  "No; Inm rrot his guiir-limi, Sirs.  ���������Swindon," 1 told hcr cttrlli/ vv.io'i,  on tho third occasion, sho rait the  question point blank. "To 'he lest  of my belief there's nothing about  hlrn to guard, except hi.s senses and  his simplicity. They're both his affair���������not  mine,   thank  Heaven!"  She breathed a reflective "Oh!" to  that, followed nt nn'intcrvnl by "Jn-  tloed!" And then, for tho lirst time,  I cnuglit myself wondering what kind  of a girl she had for a (laughter. I  hadn't encouraged Isniah an the subject.  I wondered still more wlien I had  finished that study rrom memory,  and liad dismissed Mrs. Swindon  with a basely cordial "Good-bye,"  nnd an assuanrce that she was a  perfect sitter, and that the result  finite satisfied me.  "You don't warrt to see it, then*?"  I asked her iinully. And, with a  little picturesque shiver of dissent,  sho Iiu'd said :  "No, no, Mr. Willing, indeed I  don't!" It-was what, she said next  that withheld mr from smiting hcr  by insisting. "For though I'm  suro you've mndo the best, of mo, I���������-  .1���������I'm nn old woman nt heart, and  I should be shocked by the. hypocrisy  of it all. J'rJut the young may have  thoir- illusions, mayn't thoy Mr. Willing? My dear little 'daughter' will  see only the good in me, and���������I  would liko her to do just thnt."  And so it was "good-bye," and I  wirs left engrossed in the sweet face  which 1 had drawn out of tlio past;  tlio candid young eyes which I had  kissed once, tho sensitive mouth  which bad    told mc    that slie loved  me,- but  Th'c subsequent and  now  late Mr.  Swindon  was the  "but."  Arrd then, .wlien I was in .'the other  room (for I required' a little refreshment to clear me of this maudlin lit)  what, should happen? The boy came  in with' a ���������young lndy. I sped forth  too lato.  'There  they  were  before  the picture  crying their .amazement.  It was my turn next. If J lindn't  taken tliat'liltlc refreshment,,! dare  sny I should have been quite upset.  Por tlie young lady migli t lin yo boon  my. sitter for thc study on the easel.  Sho was her mother's, very imago of  some two and twenty year's ago.  arrd lier?'beautiful, consternation as  she faced me with an awed "What  does it mean. Mi.'��������� Willing?'.'���������well, j,*  common speech, it turned mc inside  out.  "This is Miss Cathy Swindon, Uncle Tom," said my simple nephew,  momentarily suppressing his own astonishment.  I felt an aged arid wicked uian at  tlint stage.-.  JAM'S DEVOTEI] Mil  TYPE   OF  THE   NATIVE   SPIRIT  OF THE COUNTRY.  Story  of the  Famous Forty-Seven  Who   Died  for  Their  Master.  T  was     n  .shock!   At.  forty-six    one  might  fancy  oneself  armored  against  all   life's    personal    surprises of the  kind   that   stub  straight  to  the heart  And here was I, Torn Willing, with a  reputation  ns  a  cynic  that ninny     a  silly youngster envied  m<'. nnrl  showed  in his eye: tlrat. hc did  r.o  (for I  could  say  bitter  things  of  she    'rind  accounted   smart)���������here  wns   1  trembling like a  schoolgirl  irr  Ilie  presence  of nn undeniable ghost.      I gave   iny  nephew Isaiah J2mpson  n  look     that  mnde him open his mouth and .stare.  Arid  then she spoke.  "Jt  is    so    charming of you,    Mr.  Willing,   to   undertake   to  paint     ray  portrait.      It's  quite   tho last     tii.ing  I should have nsked any mnn  lo do,  but my  daughter coaxed  my  consent  Your  nephew nrrd  she liave  perfected  thoir little plot,  nr.d here I nm,     at  your  mercy."  While she spoko she freed lier   face  from     its   gossamer  grey   silk     veil.  For an absurd moment or two I expected  a  sudden break  in hcr  Words  nnd ".in  outcry.   But no;  she iinisHod  her      speech���������doubtless     a    prepared  speech���������and   smiled  calmly.      Twenty  years  had  dono  something  for     her,  but nothing to  what they Iind    done  for- me.-        -She    had  not  a  wrinkle,  whereas I was a bald and corrugated  veteran  in     spectacles,   changed     beyond recognition,  both' in name   ond  appearance.  "It's Mrs. Swindon,  Uncle.    Tom!"  exclaimed the    boy'anxiously.      "We  weren't nt liberty  to mention  names  before.     It's awfully jolly that   you  can do it!  Jlrs. Swindon  took   some  persuading,   but���������-"���������  "When one's youth lias passed, Mr.  Willing," murmured my visitor melodiously,     "one     ought  not  to   think  iike thot  of  oneself.        But  it  is  so  good   of you.   A  gentleman  in   your  posilion,   who  paints  only for     love  oi his art."  Shc shrugged faintly, and lier smilo  was vers* pretty. The smile was rather for the boy thnn for me; another devastating testimony to the  use of a bald head nnd spectacles  after twenty years.  '���������Yes,"  1  snid.    "I can     begin     at  once  if  you  like,  "Mrs.  Swindon."  "Can you really, Uncle Tom?"  cried that eager boy.  "If it suits Mm. Swindon. I can."  I said. "But ITdon't want j*ou in  thc  way."  lie laughed and said "Good-bye"  to mj- subject ceremoniously; and I  was alone with the matured Catherine Lewes of my heart's desire.  Ha, ha! Kor ������ few moments I was  gripped arid spurred by the temptation to confess myself now,'to-.'tell  her of the fortune (with conditional  change of name) . .vvTiich had come  to me from the north only three  years after she had dropped me like  an    out-of-dnte    shoe. But : what  good? The past wns beyond patching, nnd I did not want to patch it.  .Now--that I felt Any power, I could  treat her as a" mere subject.  "I can spare you an hour, Mr.  Willing," she said. "Where shall I  sit? It is only the face my child  wants. I don't mind what you  make of mc; I sha'n't want to' see  the thing. But for my daughter's  sake, Mr! Willing, please to see nil  tlie good jou can in me. Will you?*'  "Certainly, certainlj-," I .said, nnd  gave her a chair.  Wc discussed tho -weather wlril'i I  prepared my tools, glancing at her  and thinking. The good in her, ch!  It was amusing that the request  should  be made of mc���������me!  And then I began to sketch iu outline. Then, too, she began to chatter -about herself, as women will to  us artists. Slie had had an eventful life, but not a happy one; yet sho  did not show it. Still, she had  much to bc thankful for���������I almost i  said    "Swindon'" to    that���������and    no  woman could be blessed with a more j wilh mc oven moro vividlv than that ; luctant  loving  daughter. j other- memory.     Of course, it. had to i their  "Have     you    known     my   nephew   ho  a   fJtlite     conventional   atonement : suicide  The spirit of tho Japanese warrior  caste, tire Samurai, is shown in tlio  true story of tho ".forty-seven llon-  in." It happened nt tho Shogun's  Court two hundred j'enrs ago, nnd  it is thus retold: Now it happened  that a certain provincial lord, Asano  of Ako. liad been charged with' thn  dufy of currying out the reception of  nn envoy of the Mikado.  Asniro, a bluff lighting man. well  aware of Iris deficiencies, consulted  another nobleman, an experienced  supple, well born aristocrat named  Kirn, Kirn sneered at honest Asano,  and even told hirrr to stoop and tie  his shoe-string. I'he liot blood of all  tho Asirros rose at this wanton insult. Out came tho great two-handed  sword, nnd next moment the proud  but cowardly Kira was lleeing through  tho palace with a great gash' in his  cheek.  To make an uproar- in tho palace  was .crime punishable by death. Ar  board of punishment condemned tho  much-provoked Asnno to commit  suicide by tlio traditional method or"  disembowelmerrt, his castle was confiscated, his family declared extinct,  his clan  disbanded.  Meanwhile'the'dead lord's clansmen  had arranged a plan of campaign.  They wore now what tlie Japanese  called J.onfn���������"wavemen"���������servants  without a master, wanderers without  a home. They met, and swore vengeance.  FAITHFUL RETAINERS.  Oishi, tho head retaining, ordered  his men to separate. Some took to  mean trades, and in the guise of artisans and pedlars gained access to  Kira's mansion. Slowly thoy collected information as to his habits, the  precautions he was taking, and the  intricacies of his houso and garden.  Oishi 1'iimsolf, to disarm suspicion,  plunged into dissipation. He threw  aside, his 'well-loved wife and children, was seen lying drunk in the gutters, and conducted himself.lis a man  lost to till  sense of shame and  duty.  Two years thus passed. At, length  Oishi thought he .might act. The  Forty-scvon'"-"werc called together, and  ono wild, snowy night in'January  tliey attacked the doomed lord's mansion. The gate was forced, the guard  killed, and the Konrn ransacked the  house for tlieir enemy. At last thpy  found him hiding behind a pile of  charcoal irr 'an.? outhouse quaking with  fenr.- ���������"-..��������� .--'<"- "���������:  ?    OFFER  OF BARl 1TARI.  .Kira wns  too higli-borri  to  be  killed  like a dbg,  and  the  Japanese politeness asserted -Itself.-'" Oishi  kneeled  beforo?the noble wretch.   ?, ;',,.-'-.'  .-���������youi' lordship will forgive 'J your  degraded Humble servants,'-' he suid.  "We areonly poor soldiers; nnd  though' orrr- lord's soul '.-demands that  you shall (lie for the injury j-ou did  irirn, we cannot think of killing you  without paying every respect to your  lofty station. We pray you, therefore, to condescend to oblige us by  disembowelling yourself, oven as he  was forced to do. If you do this we  shall  bo saved     tlie  impertinence     of  we  A HELPFUL TEACHER.  Experience     of      a      Visitor  School in a  Scottish   Glen.  to  School life in Scotland seems to  show all tho discipline by which  Scottirdi life has been stiffened for  so many centuries. Mr. Clifton  Johnson thus describes in "The Land  of     Heather"   a    little  school  in     ,a  Scottish   glen,   when   the  master  put  tho  "Ves,"  I  said.  And then I -sal down and put my flaying violent 'hands on a man  head in my .hands. It behoved me j a,-e not'worthy to approach."  to reflect, while these two continued Thus, doubtless with a low rever-  th'eir ejaculations. I knew they ! ence a)^t| a drawing in of tho breath,  were looking at me off and on as if I ���������'sn.it! tho good Oishi. Kira declined  were a weird person. I soon kncwi"to mako an end oi himself. So eti-  wliat   I would    do. Tho girl    had ;(U(>Ue oi. not etiquette, thev had     to  throttled my malignity.   I stood    up i ,;.���������     him        -rhpv   c;lt   DS  his  heart,  "f'}���������������._t,l��������������� ." i"b������Ut   U'     P"Ci"g . marched  out   to   a temple  in   the city  and     laid  the studio  the while.  "There!" I    said  afterwards;   "and I  now please  go.      Keep  mj'  abomina- '  ble     secret,  word came),  and  arr  atonement.      Your mother    shall j  ing  at  my  hands.   I  givo '  There recently  died in his room   in  the      Avenue     Victor    Hugo,     Paris,  s,ivs   tho  London  Daily  Mail,   an  cc-  the  gorv  troj>hv on  their   <*"."'ic     Kiplibhmon.   known   to     his  own     master's   grave.     J Then     they l������->miau-s by the nrckrramo of       Mad  his  children     en   exhibition  for  benefit   of his visitor:  "Stand, then," said  tho master.  The  children   stood   up   and   repeated  the Lord's l'rayer  in unison.  "Sit then," snid  the master.  Usually  the session begun  with  the  singing  of a  hymn,   but  thc  dominie  explained  that  us several of his  best  singers  wero  absent,   ho  did   not  feel  like     liaving     the  singing  before     a  stranger.  At. the close of tlie prayer he asked several pupils to repeat certain  of the commandments, and toll what  wa.s meant by them. Tlie whole  hour- wns spent in these and other  exercises of a religious character.  Thc master said it was tho hour of  "the conscience clause." Attendance  was not compulsory, nnd any parents who choso could keep their children out till it wns ovor. But ns a  matter of fact, few of them took advantage  of this privilege.  At ten o'clock tho master called  off tho thirty-six names he had on  his roll, nnd then he bade his oldest  class read Sir- Walter "Jcotfs poem,  "The Battle  of Flodden." ���������  This class of seniors, wliieli tho  master spoke of as "the sixth standard," recited sitting in the corner  next the platform, with their backs  against the continuous wall desk.  Every child kept thc samo key of  voice right through, and only usod  punctuation marks to catch' breath.  One would think the poem itself conveyed no meaning to their minds,  and that tlrey were simply reciting a  list  of words.  After the reading thc master put  some questions to th'o class, beginning with, "Whore is Flodden?" If  tho ones questioned hesitated, he  hastened tlieir wits by exclaiming,  "Come on, now!"  Besides geographical r.nd historical  questions he asked meanings of  .'words, had the pupils parse and  spell, and sometimes called for tho  Latin derivation of a word. When  ho had doubts as to whether tho  children wero going **.p answer, he  would give a partial reply himself,  as, for instance, whon ho asked,  "What is the meaning of volley?"  Pause. "What is it, Jessie?" Anxious silence, which the master breaks  by saying, "A great many guns." He  lingered ovcr every word in tho hope  tfhat tlie girl would catch tho cue���������  "going olT at thc same t���������"  "Time." says Jessie, quickly, and  tliat passed for nn answer. Tlie pupils picked thc final word of nn answer- off the teacher's tongue in that  way again .nn'd ngain, and ho would  dwell on the first letter- of the kes'-  word as long as ho could, and lean  forward in keen anxiety th.nt thc pupil should not force him to pronounce it all. Usually liis efforts  'met witli a prompt reward, and lie  could settle back in relief and in  pride   over   liis  pupils'   ability.  SOME   LOMI WOEIERS  A    STRANGE  INDUSTRIAL   EXHIBITION.  Slavery in the  Slums���������"Song  the  Shirt"    is     Still  True.  of  WEECKED   LIFE   ENDED.  'Mad Mack,"  Bohemian Figure of  the Paris Boulevards.  Miss-Cathy   (ihe-fbntli^������i"d-tK������lr;������Joo������n.  let mn think about i    ^  came  with   the  dawn  -  mand   that   they   should    all  Mack."  J"or   the  past  seven    years  .wandered     about  long?" I asked her at-a pause  "Oh,   no;  not very  long.      We  met  at houses,    you know, and he called.  =Such--a=nicCf=ia_nin!i!e=-youiig���������-fellow-l-  One  feels  that     one  can   trust     Mr.  Empson."  "For his simplicity, eh?" I suggested  ���������\ hc had    aimlessly  a .co���������--;lj,o streets of the capital,  attracting  ^. , coni"11 fatten tion   by  his  odd  dress  and     nli-  sulTer. notnW  at  mv  hands.   I  givo ! suicide.      This  sentence  they .-carried ,,,cal.anco.      [Jc gave largely  to  those  mv word on "that." * |������.ut*   a,'d   lkc  sraves  or   the     J- ori y- . who  kncv  holv  lo P^j,)0it his  rendi-  Thcy  went away  together,  and  the! seven  ore  still ^shotvn  to  the  curious-ness  to ho]j) Ilis ne,.,iy compatriots.  i ���������~      ...,..r ,     ... .     ,mmo  \tns John Whalloy.  suburb  brrt    firm     executioners   nor \'ne  Manchester.       Irr   1807  he  and   his  let'irmination     in    committing iyoung  bride  ar rived   in   Paris  on   the  is  exaggerated. levelling   of   thei  memory   of    the������������������ little one's shining1 visitor to the Japanese 'capital. _ i    Hisre.il  eyes   and     crimsoned     cheeks  stayed I    NVKh-.'r  tho politeness of Kira s re-;an,j  j,o came from  liowdt-n.  wedding   dny.  but  b.v "and     by. There was  no  escape'     Such   politeness,     which   r/������r,s     nl-  from   it  that     I coirtd   soe.       Having!most   painful      to   the   wosLer n   mind,  bared    mj-     naughts-     soul   to   those j still flourishes in  Sew Japan.  young^iriiroceiitsT^I^ha'd^o^  square  tho account. Ibeen amply shown   during th"  present  Tn  the first plnce.  T mnde  lho   . rc-;u-ar i)V  the J.ipnnor/  t'Uisitc picture  of Mrs.  Swindon"   nt ��������� |,js  jj.p |������r ),;s  iimv cheerfully     whe  London is having nn Industrial Exhibition in Hethrral ISreen. The vicar  of an Knst End parish conceived tho  idea ot showing the processes of  manufacture, with prices paid for  labor, of many articles of common  uso in London. It reveals a condition which no longer gives tho Englishman a churrco to point his finger  lit Herman sweating methods. The  Loudon Daily News devotes a.column  of description to tho exhibition and  ii description of visits to the homes  of the workers.  Judging from what I have, scon,  says tho writer, I should sny that  the sempstress is tlio most sweated  or all Jurist End workers. I wonder  whether tho ladies who sliop in , the  West End nro aware that the filmy  summer blouses for which they , puy  from seven to ten shillings are sewn  together bj' some poor soul in an  Kast End garret for twopence farthing, or that there aro thoso of their  own flesh nrrd blood who sit .until  tho small hours making men's coats  for sixpence eneh.  It is a long timo-since Tom Hood  wrote "Tho song of thc Shirt," but  the conditions remain as in his day.  Mori's Oxford shirts are still seamed  nnd guessetted and buttonholed and  buttoned for a penny three-farthings  each'. And yet these peoplo sing  "Kule, Britannia," ns heartily as if  they knew not shivers'.  MAKING MATCH-BOXES.  Match boxes arc a famous side lino  of the sweater, but so much has been  written on this subject that there is  little new to say. A woman is at  work in the exhibition, but 1  thought I would see the process in  tho home; and cnlled at tho address  of u match-box maker in an adjoining slum. On a doorstep sat a  dirty-faced litt.'e urchin, caressing,  with'maternal solicitude, his baby  brother. In an upstair back room  tho mother was busily engaged in  making thc common chip and paper  box. Her husband was a laborer,  she told mc, moie often out of work  thnn in, so she supplemented thc pro-  carious income hs*. doing this work  at home.  "How much do I get? Well, twopence half-penny for a gross, and I  can do seven gross in the das'. But  that takes me from two o'clock until  midnight."  "All -this, Iio wo ver, savours of  wealth when compared with thc lot  of thc man who makes mousetraps. I  was shown a sample of the ordinary  wooden mousetrap-of conimercc. The  maker has to' buy the wood, cut to  shape and nail together, buy and  their cut tlio wire into lengths, and  make the spring. Having completed  ono, hc has to make 143 more cxact-  Iv like it, nnd then he is ready to go  out and seek a purchaser, If hc is  in luck be gets ls 3d for tho gross.  FOlt WOODEN HORSES,'  ten inches ifigh, ls Sd per dozen is  paid, whilo a miller's horse and  cart, with four sacks of real sawdust, fetches sixpcnse-half-pcnny.  Paper bags, which have to go  through nine processes, are paid for  at thc rate of sixpence per thousand,  thc maker finding his own paste.  In a room in Tag street an old  woman of 73 makes lhe tin labels by  means of which tho East End bakers mark their customers' dinners on  Sunda.vs. Bent nnd wretched, the  poor old sorrl grapples with the oddments of tin, which she shears to the  correct si/e, stamps with a number,  and finally punches with a hole in  which thc skewer may be inserted.  At this she earns sixpence a day.  "They, givo mc a shilling for 200,  but 1 can only do half that in a day  now  because iny cough is so  bud."  A tragedy,  indeed,  in. a tin label.  Iii an attic overlooking one of the  most malodorous sections of the 11c-  gent's Canal a woman has been living for years, earning her own living and 'that of hcr three girls by  stitching boot tippets. She is supplied with thc leather afrcady cut  to shape, with the exception of the  scalloping, as in a lady's boot, whicli  ESKIMO   CORD-MAKING.  Made   of  the  Skin  of the "Square  Flipper" Seal.  The skill of the Eskimo is shown  in the excellence of the things lic  manufactures from a slender stock of  material. Without nails, for the  most part- without iron, his sleds  and boats are made firm and strorrg.  Tho fastenings are of home-made  cord. The author of "Across tlio  Sub-Arctics of Canada" tells how  the Eskimo makes the Inshiiig-thoiigs  and heavy lines for hunting purposes, nnd tho small threj^l for sewing.  A heavy Harpoon Ihu"', ueed irr tho  hunt for* securing walnirrw, is made  of tho skin of tho "sqirure flipper"  soul, an unimril nbout crgjit foet  long. For siroli use. the skin is not  removed from the seal in. the usual  way, but is pulled oil' without cutting it, as one might pull off n wet  stocking. Thc whole hide is thus  preserved in tlio form of a suck. It  is then placed in water anil allowed  to remain there several days, until  tho thin outer blnck skin becomes  decomposed. This,, together witli tho  hair, is readily pecdled ofi", arrd a  clean white pelt remains.  Two men thon take the pelt in  hand, and with a sharp' knife cut  it into one long, even whito line by  beginning at one end and cutting  round enrd round until they rcailh  tho other end. Ono skin will mako  three hundred feet of lino. In this  condition it is allowed partially to  dry, after which it is tightlyr. stretched and dried thoroughly in tlio sun.  Thc result is a hard, oven white  line, throo-eigliths of an inch in diameter, but equal in strength' to a  heavy  Manila  ropo.  I have seen such a lino embedded  in the flesh' of a walrus at one end  and spiked to tho hard ice nt tho  other end by a stout iron pin. Hold  by six men, it plowed a fur-row six  inches deep through tho ice, bent the  spike and dragged thc six men to  the edge of the ico, whore tho tug  of war ended; the victorious walrus  took tho unbrcakablo line with him  into the sen.  Finer lines, such ns thoso used for  fishing or for winding whip-stocks,  and thread for sowing purposes, arc  manufactured from reindeer sinew.  The best is that obtained from  along the spine, which* is always  saved froni the carcass. Tlio Eskimo prepares it by drying it .iird thon  rubbing it till it grows quite soft.  Then it is readily frayed, out into  fine fibres, whicli are usod for needlework, r,  When coarser thread is rucpiircd,  these im'divid'unl fibres arc plaited together with wonderful neatness nnd  rapidity. Cue woman can make fifty or sixty .yards of this thread in  a day.  ���������..*.���������:<.:���������.:.���������:..:..".���������;..:..:..-..���������..���������..:..  ;������������������?'  ���������:������������������:���������������:������������������:������������������!>  HEALTH  .;./v  THE AMATEUR NURSE.  rhe hor.i-ynroon  wns rudels*  interrupted   !>;*���������   tho   sudden   disappearance-   of j  his   l\s-\enr-old   wife a week after tho i ���������     ..- ��������� ���������.  mrifri.rgo-wuir-a-mrmc.--admircr-.Shelsl'e hns_to-do   l.y-l"^----^,c-.^s  never  c.unr  back  to   Paris,   hut     she   am   faces,   stitcliM   and   luins    back  Tie  lavs down | ami  lim man she lied   will, were trnc-   ;������akes     and     st riches    wc    C        ttonr-  .���������rica  some    months   holes, nnd sews on tuel*.e buttons   If  the  boot     is  lo  have  an ornamental  ed   to   South   Arncr'i  I.  I.i..t      Mr.   W*m!ley*s   ,-eln-| too she     must     perforate  able  to  find  his     where-   with  tools  bought by herself.  rends*  the leather  Huv-  to   wear,     all  ,.. ,       ,     .   .,    . ...        ,,     ,forty-two  just  as   I   had   mode     that \ lhr.r  his   (|,uv   consists   in   lending     ftjlat.-.  h-he pondered  at  that,   smrl.ng  thc   othcr-from   memory.      I   endeavored . forlol.n  ,        * or ,:0���������1!nitli..g suicide.     !    W!..*n   at  ierece smile I had  begun   to  hate.        n.o   be   merciful,   and   in   my   opinion,! tiws   were     nhlo   to   lincJ   Mrs     wrx-ro- j >  ���������"Ves, of course," she said. 'with creditable  success.   Miss  Catlrv, !  ���������*  inbout.s his mind hud sulli-red irrepni- ; "'ff completed  I  did   not   go   on   to   suggest     "his   ,���������  ,)C s���������re    pm.S(,,i   her  prettv  mouth I "iiau   TO   I I'VCTflY   1  UV u.l.le   ir.iuiv      from   Hie     shock   of   his; thnt  portion   of tire   boot nr o-^c     uie  prospects"!     A  grim ami  fascinating , nt  it,. nnd piIt up n kissworthy w.-in-' '" ' In-Woi tun.*.      Tl.o   b-.*,t   K..Kli.sh    nnd .'sole,     Hhi* in    remunerated w.th    the  idea had come upon me. I would ji*Ic on |101* j���������.0w ns she nsked if iti Thev have a way of wtiling law liVench phvHcinns were consulted, .s"1 ������r tlirec-luiii-pniicf, or tirec  be avenged, with the weapons that | u.nsn*t a little, just u little, hard. Jsuirs in India (hnt it would bo well; but could do no good. To thn dny ��������� Pence on the completion ot a par.  were mine lawfully and justly to j ���������������������������,. s]l0 nRr(.P(| ,hat thc more you to copv. 1Uien -a dispute arises over; of his death his one hope was to see j J hrs boot. 1 .tin told, is sold in tic  .ifo. I could see hor with such dis-! looked at it the less hnrd it. seemed. | ,hl. ownership of land two holes are his ;,.H.rrg ������ifc return again, iiu.l his!) '-'������'- Lnd for ns much us c gilt sliil-  trr.ctncss ns she had been. 'I he j Wc were real friends by then, the < ���������,,��������� m,al. to,,,.ih.-.- and tbe t wo oppos- 'one dr.ad was to come in contact | li'-S-**- Infants shoes she makes out-  mask ������ith which she disguised her lraore so for tll!lt secrot which |,nd I in,, H,VVp,.,"���������irHv'..Innied m* to llieir ' with llw in-mbors of hi.s family. !nKht fo1' ""'fence n do/en.  forty two \cars wai horrible to me ,,losl i(s rlnjin ,u bu c.a|!,..(j a secret ��������� waists *��������� The��������� first one lo hf'rnmc bit-���������'��������� So -ooi.ei* did his relatives cross j  to look at. j��������� confound it.! j (' ',..'*��������� ,,r or to become so exiiaus- ; the. Cir.-.iinel thnn he would di'nppear  There,  Mrs.  Swindon,     I sard     at       u sncmc,i  lo mc that I-hnd    grown |t;,,  t)\.,t  ,���������,  has   to  be oxh'iinv-d  loses? until   then-   departure,   and   they     dn-  "   "'  ���������"  ":'"U"   '"   '  "'"'"   '"'   """'the   c.iS'>     for "hrs  client.        This  does ��������� tcrmiu-d  finally  to  leave him alone.  awny  with     ;:,,necessary   talking   and {^^^Jf^?���������   ^^ \ dear.' I'm     afraid   I   must   be   getting  length, "that will do for to-day.  I'm glad vou don't want to see my  work. It will help me much. Shall  we sa.v to-morrow at half-past eleven?  Allow me!"  It .was delicious1}" easy to put her  cloak on hcr and see her to the carriage, there touch her hand lightly  and bow her out of sight. Afterwards I returned to the studio, locked the door, and in nn hour had thc  ground scheme of the beautiful fnco  of Cathy Lewes at twenty-one done  to my satisfaction   Thon thc boy enmc rioting upstairs. Tlie locked door surprised  him. So did my refusal to show  him what I had made of Mrs. Swindon so far. That was quite beyond  his  understanding.  "She's the most awfully kind and  hospitable woman I know���������of her age  you know," ho declared.  It vvas a.s easy to laugh nt him  ns to play footman to Mrs. Swindon  nt forty-two. He was ready for  lunch, and so trns I. My scheme of  vengeance liad given ine a famous  appetite.  II.  Birring  the   four  sittings   I  hoaxed  out  of  my  niche  in   Loudon   in   these i  Inst few  weeks.      I  wanted  a terrific I   +--    UNCERTAIN   COMPLIMENT.  Despondent Fair One���������Do you know,  change of oir.      It  was  the  boy  who t',,'," ������������������   ,���������(.���������', ;������������������",.  gave  it  that    portly  qualifying    nd- ] "^8 ������" . ^^    *  jectivo.      And  he was  right.      T  was   LO  tm   ^���������11"������'  element of chance j  sick of playing in the studio, nn'd  afraid lest some At Home should  spring n surprise on me with our  little   Cathy's mother.  And that brought mo to the. crown  of lho atonement., as I venture to  call it.  The boy's love for  Cathy and  hers  JMVEK   '������������������AT.SE TEETH.  False teeth made of paper are lire  latest'invention from C!erninn.v. Some  of the dentists there are using  them, and report, them t.o be highly  sratisfnetory.  These  paper   teeth   have  And then 1 bolted to pay a long-  promised visit to an old schoolfellow in Australia. It is on his  sheep-farm (poor- follow, he has hundreds this year where he harl thousands last) that I write, thi.'i curious  hist ory.  The  boy mmle  ono  impetuous  and.  in   his  simple  opinion,   inspired     appeal   to  mc ere. I departed.      Jt  was  | pathetic  in   its "wa.v,   nnd   also   e'.ros-  Mrs.  Swindon with varying c-niotious ' si veiy  droil.-    Might I not,  he    fitrg-  for hiin were so exquisitely obvious : >,c-ver;:i I advantages over the ordinary  that it cost rne no pangs of doubt I ones cf porcelain or mineral composi-  to smooth the young Isaiah's path j (ion. The}' are very cheap, do rrot  to the golden gates of a happy wed-j break or chip, nro not sensitive t.o  ding. Whnt  f settled on  hiin    'was! hen t or cold, nor hns the moisture of  ample   to   convince.   Cathy's     mother ) the moulh nny elTect upon  them,  tlrnt ho was a nice boy nnd   the very |  son-in-law   of  her  heart's   desire.      I j :i=^=^-.^- =^=.  gave  him  thc  studio  ns  an  extra.  gesle'd, witli honest blushes of hope,  if I persevered in Ir.vlng, .get to like  Cat'.is's mother in the old way, anil  _er���������round things off blissful ly for  nil  -parlies concerned?  I',i:l., ns gently a.s nry mirth would  permit, I iirndVi him understand that  though   thnt sort  of  thing  occurs   in  ���������Her  marry  Percy  to  rad.  said  Fa,th-.-r���������" Vou nro going  that Innignificnnt little  Millyuns? Why, you once  you would never merry a man less  than six feet high." Edith���������"Oh. I  know, \'n\>n; but f decided to tnko  off 2(1 per cent, for cash,"  plnvs" and novels, it wasn't going to j It makes a. woman very Juippy to  happen with the, late Tom Edge and have it rain hard on the Sunday nf-  the lute Cathy Lewes.���������London An- Ier her u.ixl door neighbor's new hat  ewers. Iconics  home.  I wife bad fled. His once erect figure j very old!  jlmd recently become bent, and hi������ | . Consoling  death was due to decline, doubtless  owing lo his Hohenrian existence.  Always n������atly but peculiarly ilrwrf-ed,  ho w.is never seen- without grey  Suede gloves four or five sizes too  large   for  Irirn.  "Mad Mack" wan believed to ne fn  receipt of nn income of nt least ?f������,-  000 a year, and It was always a  mystery where he took his meals.  The only things he wns ever seen to  eat were Knglish htm������<, which ho always bought, at, ii well-known shop  in   the   fUro   Cambon.  Friend���������  Nonsense,   darling!    Vby do you  think  so?  Despondent Fair Ono���������Because people arc beginning to tell rne how vory  young  J   am  looking!  CATS   SPREAD  DISEASE.  Fleas From Infected Animals  Carried  Diphtheria.  London, ' England, medical officers  of health, have been investigating the  danger of disease whicli is spread by  domestic pets. This danger they regard as very serious, and an active  campaign in tho near, future is ro-'  garded as a pressing necessity.   .  The wandering cat is the greatest  source of danger in London. Its evil  work as a disease-carrier has been  made a subject of special study, and  a few months ago Dr. A. W. Martin,  tho filedical Oflicer* of Health for  Gorton, an outlying district of Manchester.,, publishes a paper on tliis  question in Punlic Health, in which  hc suggested that the great increase  of diphtheria in London was due to  the disease being convcs*ed by fleas  from infected  animals.  He shows that pigeons and fowls  suffer from a form of diphtheria, and  arc infested with fleas. Hc ^further  shows that the cats of thc neighborhood congregate wherever tliere is a  pigeon coto or fowl run.  From this hc deduces that cats  bring the infected fleas from tho  birds into tho liouses,-"and thus  sproud  the disease.  An experiment with a cat showed  that in four nights it deposited 248  liens' eggs on the spot where it lay  in tho house.  Then Dr. Martin proceeds to ������h?*Y_  how children are especially liable to  contract diphtheria in this wny.  Under one year of age, thc child is  nearly always in thc arms or the  cradle'; from ono to two it is crawling on the floor and the rug; and  from that age until it goes to school,  it is playing with or nursing the  cat.  Thus, thc children become infected,  contract diseases, nnd, in turn,  spread thein. Thc enormous increase  of diphtheria in recent years is put  down to this theory.  Althougth this is decidedly the ago  of tho trained nurse, there arc thousands of families who tako care of  relatives and friends through every  sort of illness, from whooping cough  to tyi-liold, and thero aro so mimy  things that the home nurse can do  to make n patient comfortable and  to keep a sick room wholesome without any special trouble or expense,  nml with jist a little knowledge of  simple facts tlrat it scenrs important  to talk about tlrcf.o things as often  as possible, so that thc untrained  woman who aro devoutedly kind and  untiringly patient may also know  how to prove themselves capable  and really useful.      ' .  In the first place, if s'ou nro unexpectedly called upon, say, to care  for a member- of the family suddenly  taken down with scarlet fever, you  must not only nurse your patient,  but guard members of your family  from contagion, n|nd j'ou must start  doing the right things at the very  beginning.  Clean out your sick room nt tho  start. Send away nil draperies, carpets and curtains tliat will not  wash; put nwny useless bric-a-brac  and upholstered furniture; and clean  out all hooks. Have pretty, frosli  irene'd while lawn ciu'tains at tho-  windows, a few jars for flowers, nnd  anything else tlint is cheerful, nnrl  not an abiding place for disease  germs. Ret a good sized screen, so  that sroii can have plenty of clear  air, without draights, and sco lo it  that thci'o is a washable or old rug  by tho~ hed, plenty of pillows arrd  neat "bedding.   ,  Witli a room made easy to clean  nnd disinfect, next turn youi- attention to your dress. ��������� It must be cotton, and plain, as mucli after tho  fashion of a nurse's uniform as y*ou  con quickly and conveniently prrt together���������that is, shoa't skirt, wliite  aprons, and a cap, if yourNhair is  at all oily and likely to hold germs.  In any case, covered hair is a wise  precaution. Wear noiseless slipper's,  rro clinking watch chains and no jew-'  ellery.  If you want a simple antiseptic for  use all througih lire sick room, got  some pure borax tl.e first day. Tako .*  a quart of warm water and put into it as much borax as it will hold  in solution, and uso tho solution, a  half cup to a gallon of water, for  all disinfecting and washing. W-������shi  tho woodwork, furniture and ilobr  with this water, all dresses beforo  they nre sent to thc laundry) and  dip n.ll bedding a.nd clothing In it beforo sending theni to the.-laundry. A'  weak solution of the original solu--  tion is.excellent for bathing the patient and for a daily mouth wash. It  is also valuable for bathing wounds  and for washing tho nurse's hands, after the dressing of wounds.  A floor should novor bc swept in a  room where there is a contagious  disease. It should bc washed with  a cloth dipped in borax "waler. so  that no dust annoys the patient, and  no assortment of germs nre flung up  in thc air, to drift out of thc window into thc hall eu route to fresh  victims.  TUE IIARST'S MOUTH.  I  TJ.AV1CI.LKII.S,  I'LklASK NOTE.  A new regulation orr lhe Austi'iilinn  railways compels a passenger found  travelling without a ticket to pay  six cents as a "booking fee," in addition lo the fare. At one station  Iho number of "absent-minded travellers" has dwindled in a month from  I,r>.",5  to  1*13.  An ik tor- who took tho part of a  persecuted old man, murdered nt the  end of the second act, rolled in his  doalli-ngonv too near thc footlights,  with the result that he found him-  Belf 'directly under the curtain. As  it fell, the' corpse wns equal to tho  occasion. Jt rose to its feet and  walked olT, sayiDg in a sad and wcary  voice,   "No  restf^-even  is   tlie  grave."  WHAT   MABEL  SATD.      * -  Sue���������Mabel usod that old'gun expression when wo chided her for chatting  with   the   intoxicated   dude.  May���������What old gun expression,  dear?"  Sue���������Wliy,  she said sho didn't know  it" was "loaded."  Hoi- Friend���������"Her hair is a beautiful gold, isn't it?" Her Enemy���������  "Yes. but it Isrr't hcr own." Her  Friend���������"Oh. yes, it is: I was with  hor when she bought it."  "Minister (to widow)���������"I hope the  dear departed was prepared lo die?"  Widow���������"Oli, yes; he was insured in  three good companies."  The lawyer likes to take a rest,  Like most of us, and stiU  Thc  average  lawyer's  happiest  When working with a will.  Tt  is folly to  drum music into (tho  head  of a man'who  doesn't enjoy it.  Manv mother's do not recognize the  fact that a babv's tooth should bn .*  cleaned, not only as soon as they  arrive, but oven long before���������as soon  ns tho baby itself arrives, in fact.  Many a little chubby face is kept  scrupulously shining with cleanliness  on thc outside���������but O dear! thc poor  little mouth! It is really, mucli  more important to keep tho inside  of a small child's mouth clean than  the outside. , A dirty little fnco may  mar beauty, but it does not threaten health', nnd a neglected rnoutii  does.  Young children, as soon as tho first  teeth appear,   should  bc given     little  tooth-brushes  with  very  soft bristles "  and   should  bc   taught  to  use  thcm,  nnd  then   watched  to   sec   that  thoy  nlways-ilo-use-thera,.���������But-ns-to- in   fauts, thc toilet of the luoulth must  be performed for thcm. and -should  never Lc neglected. For this purpose a little wad of .sterilized absorbent cotton should bc usod. and  tlicn thrown away, or rather burned.  When the baby has its bath the  mouth should, ns n' matter of i*ou-  tine, to washed icry gently with a  pledget of cotton wet in a solution  of borncic acid, or any other mild  disinfecting liquid. ** If the little  guars are soft and spongy and bleeding, dabbling them witli tincture of  myrrh  will  help thcm.  The reason for nil this care is the  same renson that makes the careful  adult use his tooth-brush scrupulously after each meal���������-namely, that  harmful germs constantly exist in  tho mouths -of all of us, even the  healthiest, and babies, although they  liave no teeth, are no exception to  this rule. If their mouths arc not  kept clean not only are tho coming  teeth jeoprndized, , but tho child's  general condition may bc lowered by  the constant presence in the moulh.  nnd consequently the passage through  tho system, of health-injuring microbes.  In illness a small child's sud'orings  are often . greatly aggravated by  parching of the lips and tongue, and  it is unable to tell what tho trouble  is. Tho months of these littlo patients should bo constantly refreshed  and kept moist. This cun bo doire  with" gls'cerinn nnd water, and in  many cases where constant drinking  is forbidden by the physician much  suffering can bc avoided Iiy keeping  thc mouth" moist and comfort able by  some such" Simple means. C! rent ���������gentleness must bo observed in Uhis  toilet of thc mouth, for thc bab.v'a  mucous membrane is very tender and  easily  abraded,   and  if   it   is   injured  Tho   French   naval   budgot  provides j ulceration     may     follow.   ���������  Youth's  appropriations  of ������00,000,000. I Companion. /3  fy)  ���������   3_������ ������v  (^������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������WH  BELTS AND GIRDLES.  There lias seldom been a season  when the bolt has been ' such an important part of a woman's toilette  as it is this year. Kelts and girdles arc shown in infinite variety,  und instead of or.o or two, My Lady  feels it necessary to have half a  dozen.  Hanging in price from 50 cents to  $o, as they do, tho financial item  Is by no means inconsiderable. So  inuny ingenious girls ure making  their own, and really put together  some very tasteful cinctures. A bolt  is, of course, comparatively simple,  but a girdle is not a thing to bo  thrown together carelessly. It must  bo properly ma'de, or it has neither  fit nor sts'le.  There nro to be obtained canvas  foundations, already boned, for tho  small sum of 10 cents. If those  foundations happen to fit the figuro  the work of building ,a girdle is  greatly simplified. Otherwise, a  model should bo carefully fitted, and  a pattern cit of it, from which others may be cut on occnsloii. The  foundation must be boned every two  inches to insure shapeliness.  " Most of the girdles are nearly  straight rn the lower edge and  pointed nt the uprer. Other modes  arc pointed at the bottom, but never as deeply as above. A properly  shaped girdle is becoming to a long-  waisted woman; th"8 short-waisted  ono  should   stick  to   belts.  Tlio favorite girdle is wide in tlio  back and graduated to about an  inch in width at tlio front, and  thoro are mans" forms of it. A pretty  mode is- about four inches wido in  the back, the silk being shirred three  times on the centro -back and again  on each side, fastening in front with  a pointed end slipped through a  crocheted silk ring, under which v������ a  liook and e}"0 for fastening. The silk  is as often laid in pleats, when tho  silk ring in front is supplemented  witlr smaller ones set along the  bones. Tint taffeta or crocheted  buttons aro sot quite close together  down tho middle back and sido boning on some belts, and moke a pretty finish. Cue pretty belt hnd a  high pointed back laid in pleats,  tailoring from about four inches in  the centre to half that width on thc  sides, where it was met by pointed  and stitched straps coming from the  front, and set on with smgll buttons.  Sjftl another requires five bands of  inch' and a half ribbon set at tho  back through crocheted rings. and  tapering to a single width in front.  M.idc of Dresden ribbon, such a girdle is. a great addition to a summer  gown. Liberty satin ribbon .makes  charming girdles or bolts, it is so  soft and pliable.  A dainty girdle of narrow velvet  ribboiC consisted of four straps of  half inch velvet separated bsr their  own width. Tlie upper straps wero'  gradually drown down into the lower, which followed tho curve of the  waist line. To conceal tho centre  back boning, tiny bows wero set on  between the strcrs. Ihe open spaces between the straps disclosed tho  waist  below.  Tho secret of making a sts'lish  girdle consists in, making it take the  curve in tlie back, which draws it  in to fit the figuro. Tliis can usually be" effected, by stretching tho material a vcry little tighter just at  the  waist lino.  TEMPTING- THINGS.  Little .sunbonnels of gaylj'-figured  muslin, with an interlining pleated  full around the face, and strings of  the material arc well fitted to protect the youthful face and neck* from  the sun, although open to the objection of being vcry warm and confining. However, as they are picturesque and fashionable, thes' will  be worn. ' The ordinary style costs  CO cents.  Shirt waist patterns of white linen, with inlet Mexican embroidery,  cost So. The trimming consists of  a strip 'down the front, with n curving i>attern at each side, reaching to  the shoulder scam, two pieces for  ���������cuflSj-ond-a-tricornered-pioce-foi-Uie-  back, as well ns curved backpioces.  whicli continue the embroidery side  pic.es up the front. As white linen  is virtually new every time it is  laundricd, these waists arc not unprofitable.  The banquet lamp still reigns in  all Its glory, and rivals other means  of lighting. Very handsome examples  may bo had for from ������0 to $12,  without tho globe, having a glass  stand of good design. With theso  wlien the colored silk or paper shade  is not used, the ground glr.es globe  emitting a softened glow, i.s the  most suitable, and the ririce is S3.  The burners arc of an English' make,  of heavy brass, tliat may be takon  apart to allow of thorough cleaning,  and they fit into a cork-lined socket,  instcr.d of screwing into the lamp,  ��������� so  preventing  all  escape  of oil.  Fireproof French' chine comes in  two shades, *a tens cotta and a  very pretty green. As the name indicates, tbey will stand the fire, and  in cor-scquence only such dishes as  are likely to bo put to the tost are  made. Tea and coffeo pots ,are  among them, the smallest sizo of tho  tea pot being 7o cents, the coffee  ' pots having handles at the side  nearest the sp.out, instead of on tlio  opposite sido, and costing $1.25.  Dishes for deep game pies .ire, to be  had in -two sizes of this ware, and'  also small individual entree dishes,  both ensuring  the  food pining hot. _   4 "  IIKIl  LATEST   LOVI'.H.  "Nell's     just     crazy     ovcr   Sh'nkc-  B;-eare.'"';  ".Vo he's hcr latest,  Is he? Where'ii  she   meet   hiux?" .  HEALTH FOR GIRLS.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Make  Strong Healthy Eosy-Cheeked  Lasses.  "I Was attacked with appendicitis," says Miss Fabiola Grammont,  daughter of Mr. Charles Gmmmout,  a prosperous farmer of Champlain,  Quo., "and whilo tho doctor who  attended mo cured mc of this trouble, it loft behind after effects from  which it seemed almost impossible  to recover. I grow weak and very  palo; ni}* appetite wns poor; I suffered at times from severe headaches; and tho least exertion left mo  completely worn out. I tried several remedies, but instead of getting better I was gradually growing  worse. 'Any work about the house  left rue weak arrd dispirited, and I  felt almost like giving up. At this  time a friend wiio liad used Dr.  Williams' Fink Fills with much benefit, strongly urged me to givo tliem  a trial. 1 got a box, and as I did  not feel any better "when I had used  tliem, I would havo given them up  but for tlio fact that my friend urged that one box was not a fair  trial. I then decided to continue  tho uso of tho pills'and by the time  I had taken three boxes I found my  condition was improving. I used  eight boxes in all, and b}'. the timo  I had taken them all my old- time  health had returned. My appetite  had improved, I Irad gained in weight  nnd the glow of health' had returned  to ni}- face. I cannot too strongly  recommend Dr. Williams' Pink Fills  to  all pale nnd weak girls."  Good blood is an absoluto necessity, and the only wa}- to have,, a  constant supply of rich, red'health-  giving blood is to tnko Dr. Williams  Fink Fills. Every doso helps to  make now blood, and to drive from  the system such' troubles as anaemia,  languidness, neuralgia, "ds'spepsia,  rheumatism, etc. You can got those  pills from ans* medicino dealer, or  by mail at GO cents a box, or six  boxes for S2.50, by writing tho Dr.  Williams' Modicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.   ������   JAPANESE NURSES.  Women Who Play a Prominent  Part in the War.  Tiie Eed Cross nurse is one of the  redeeming features of war. The Japanese Hed Cross nurse is a particular's,   redeeming feature.  Most women are born nurses ���������a  small woman of five s'ears old is a  moro intelligent nurse than a full-  grown man���������but the Japanese woman is peculiarly fitted for tiie trade.  With her soft hands and ner work-  womanlike ways, sho can look nf'or  a sick or wounded man in a most miraculous  manner.  Sick or injured, say travellers in  tho cast, we would rather bo nursed,  by an English woman than any other woman, but if no English woman  were there���������send for a Japai.-i.su woman. ���������  Here is a picture of the Japanese  nurse from Airs.- "Archibald Utile's  charming book, "A Diplomatist's  Wife in  Japan":���������  "Afy first Japanese train rd nurse���������  1 shall never forget tlie day when  sho flri.1. loomed on iny. ua'-uri's.hod  vision. - Slro was barely fuiii* feet  high, hor complexion was dark in  the extreme, her foot were encased in  white linen socks with' divided toos,  and shod with dainty straw sandals  witli green velvet straps.  "Her figure, the shape of a very  'soft feather pillow which lias boon  hung up by one end for das'S, was  draped in a tight-fitting white apron  witli a largo bib, and she was kept  inside her buttonless and stringloss  clothes by a cruelly tight and wide  leather belt put on over apron and  all.  "Into this belt, holding her breath  for a long time, sho could, witli a  groat effort, push her fat silver  watch, her clirrical thermometer, two  or three yards of a Japanese letter  (whicli she would road, a foot at a  time, when she thought I was asleep)  hor carefully folded podket-handker-  chief, and tlio relentless little register in which she noted down, from  right to loft, strange cabalistic  signs, witli which she and tho doctor  .conjured overy morning till they knew  all tlio signs my pulse and temperature had boon committing for tlie  last twenty-four hours."  Twenty y'cars ago the professional  nurse was unknown in Japan, and  the idea of a Japanese lady ncting as  a professional nurse would have  horrified-the-Japaneso-idoas-of���������pro-  priety. To-day Japan has a Hod  Cross Society as highly organized  and efficient as is thc Japanese  army.  Tho society was founded in J 837  largely by tire late Count Snno, IYi-  vy Councillor to the Mikado. who  had studied tho Tied Cross organizations of tho west.  Tlio Japanese women whom our  correspondent lias "snapped" will do  work for thoir Emperor as noble as  that done by tlie Japanese fighting  men.  ' JOHI DHEISTIAN WATSOI  NEW  PREMIER     OF   AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH.  He" Was a Newspaper Compositor  in Sydney Only a Few .  Years Ago.  Australia is a land of surprises, especially in political affuirs. Only a  few years ago John Christian Watson was a journeyman compositor in  a Sydnej* newspaper office. To-day  Iio is Prime Minister of tho Australian  Commonwealth.  Such a maa must possess exceptional force of character, nnd Mr.  Watson is no exception to tho rule.  He is the son of British parents residing at Valparaiso, Chile,  where hc was born some 37 years  ngo. While yet a child he accompanied his parents from Soutii America to New Zealand, where he received his elementary education und  served his apprenticeship as a compositor.  In duo course he loft New Zealand  and/camc to Sydney, whero he took  nn active part in labor politics. In  1901 ho wns elected a member of  tho Commonwealth' Parliament,  whero ho speedily came to the front  and, despite his comparative youth-  fulness and lack of experience, found  himself-* leading tlio labor members,  wiio instinctively recognized hiiu as  tlieir chief.  Mr. Watson rose to tlie occasion  and proved himself the man of the  hour. He recognized nt once the pliability of Sir Edmund Barton's Ministry. He saw the supremo importance of his support to tho lifo of  tlie Government, and soon began to  barter that support on terms most  advantageous to his parts'.  THE  TASK  WAS  NOT EASY.  Ho presided over a part}' which,  while it was united in its main" ami  differed widely concerning the degree J  to whicli it should go. But the influence of Mr. Watson assisted in  bringing tlie whole of the party into  lino witli his views.  His policy vvas to avoid tlio responsibilities _of office and be content  witli piping the tune to which the  Federal Ministry liad to dance. Sir  Edmund Barton did not share tho  semi-socialist views of Mr. Watson,  but lie had not the courage to dis-  avow them and was unwilling to  sacrifice thc honors and emoluments  of his position.  His utter subservience to tlio labor  party prepared the way for increased  demands, which . culminated in the  demand by Mr. Watson, on belialf of  his followers, for the introduction of  tlie Federal Arbitration bill, with  provisions giving the Federal Arbitration Court the power of fixing the  rate of wages and conditions of labor of every individual���������including  members of the naval, military and  polico forces���������employed by the Federal and  Slate governments.  But ��������� Mr. - Deaken, the Australian  Prime Minister, was made of sterner  stuff than Sir Edmund Barton. About  the same age as-Mr. Watson, and,  like him, formerl.v a compositor in  a ncwspnper_gllicc, lie declined'to bc  driven into what hc regarded as ,a  gross violation of State rights, for  tlie provisions demanded by Mr. Watson virtually amounted to the Commonwealth's seeking to. deprive tlie  Stale governments and Parliaments  of tho control of the public expenditure and handing it over to an independent and irresponsible tribunal.  Mr. Deaken, in resisting tho demands  of Mr. Watson, wa.i supported Iiy  Mr. Reid, leader of the opposition,  but  THE  OBNOXIOUS "CLAUSES  HE'S OSLt OUE  OUT" 01 SCORES  BUT     DODD'S    KIDNEY     PILLS  MADE HIM A NEW MAN.  Richard Quirk, doctored for a  dozen Years and Thought His  Case Incurable���������Dodd's Kidney  Pills  Cured Him.  Fortune Harbor, Nfld., Juno 13.���������  (Special).���������Scores of people in this  neighborhood aro living proofs"that  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure all Kidney  ailments from Backache to Bright's  Disease. Among tho most remarkable cures is that of Mr. Richard  Quirk, and ho gives tho story of it  to tha public as follows :  "I suffered for over twenty years  from Lumbago and Kidnes' Disease  nnd at intervals was totalis* unable  to work. After ten or twelve years  of doctors treatment, I had made up  ui}' mind that ms' complaint was incurable. Reading of cures by* Dodd's  Kidnoy Pills tempted mo to try  them. ' I did so with' little faith,  but to my. great surprise I had not  taken moro than half a box before  I felt relief aiid aftor tho use of  seven or eight boxes, I was fully  cured and a new man.   ,  "Yes, Dodd's' Kidney Fills cured  my Lumbago and Kidnes: Disease,  and the best of it is I have stayed  cured.'*   f���������������������������     ���������  Unless the soap you  use has this brand you  are not getting the best  Anil for true Octagon Bar.  THE  KING'S  BOOTS.  the  and  So  THE  JLLS   OF  CHILDHOOD.  Every child in the country needs,  at some time or other, a medicino to  correct the ills incident to childhood. If .Baby's Own Tablets aj:e  kept in the house and occasionally  given to tlio little ones the.v will  prevent, illness and make the litllo  ones rugged, strong and cheerful.  Mothers should insist on having this  modicine because it contains no opiate or harmful drug,- and children  take the Tablets as readily as thes1:  take candy. If you have a neighbor '  who has .used the Tablets ask her  and she will tell j"ou what  satisfaction tltoy give. Here  orro mother-, ��������� Mrs.  Hebron,  S.  IJ.,  says :  wero carried by a majority of nine,  which would have been a minority of  three or four had not several of Mr.  Heid's followers voted with Mr.  Watson for the express purposo of  bringing about the downfall of the  Deakcii_ Ministry.  He will have all his work cut out  for him. When he meets Parliament  at tho bead of the Labor Ministiy,  he will find himself confronted" by. a  solid .coalition of Ministerialists and  members of the opposition, headed by  Mr. Reid, protectionists and free  traders allowing the fiscal question  to remain in abeyance for Hie time  being.  Finding himself at tlio mercy of a  hostile majority, Mr. Watson way  induce his fallowers to accept a  moderate and conciliatory policy.  Should he fail in this, his defeat is  inevitable. Personally, hc is equal  to the situation,  but the trouble    is  .witli-. the extreme menibers_of_,_his  party.  Mr. Ilcid's accession to the office  of Prime Minister with Mr. Deaken,  Sir George Turner and Sir John  Forrest included in his Ministry,  would bc speedily followed by the  abolition of the regulation prohibiting the employment of colored labor  in oversea mail contracts, and a general revision of the labor legislation  of thc Inst three j-ears.  None is better acquainted with the  probnble friend of a coalition policy  than is Mr. Watson, and to prevent  its possibility vvill naturally bo his  Biuin  object.  Royal     Bootmaker    Talks of  Royal Footwear.  Tlie King wears an 8} boot'  his foot is well proportioned,  says Mr. Loo Thomas of St. James'  street, London, the royal bootmaker,  in nn interesting interview on the  King's boots, which appears ia thc  current number of Footwear.  His Majesty has practically a pair  of boots for every uniform he wears,  besides walking boots, walking shoes,  evening shoes,  and shooting boots.  It is a popular delusion that tlie  King orders his boots in large quantities. This is not the case. ne  orders, as a rule, only one pair at a  time, although occasionally several  pairs are required for specific purposes, and which differ from each  other, are included in one order.  "The King," said Mr. Thomas,  "knows precisely what he wants, and  insists upon having it. He is one  of the greatest students of detail I  know, and I liave come in contact  with a great number of people, " as  you can well imagine. There is not  an ornament, a button, or a particular stylo but wliat he remembers,  even aftor "the lapse of a long period  since tho goods were orignally made  for him."  As for material,     tlie King    never  BROWNS  AND BLUES.  Tn browns,^ dcaf-leiaf and tortoise-  shell shades are favorites, and moi-  dre, a light golden brown, is beautiful. One shade of brown verges on  burnt  orange.  Blues have always been more popular tlian browns; presumably because  more women can wear them," and because there are more blue-eyed women than any othor colored-eye variety. Brciwns have'to be selected  witli care. There is a popular notion that browns look well on overy  one, whereas blue is far more likely  to look bettor on most people. The  woman* wiio looks her best in light  golden browns should beware.of tho  rod browns and vice versa." Tho  dead-leaf browns are just the thing  for certain brown-haired, brown-eyed  women, who can't venture, on any  other shade without losing their color charm. Browns arc best suited  to brown and liazel^eyed women, and  to tho brown hair, and also to tlio  creamy skin which should go with  tho ha7el or brown eyes and liair.  Tllie shade of brown to be worn depends largely on the shade of brown  in the liair.  A wise man does a groat deal of  silent thinking nnd a fool man does*  a  great  deal  of  thoughtless   talking.  TRUE  COURSE OF NARRATIVE.  Lawyers who aro usod to examining witnesses know well that sometimes thoy must lot a man toll tlio  story in his own way or ho may not  talk at all. A county court judge  tolls, in The Cornhill Magazine,- somo  of his odd experiences with eccentric  and stupid witnesses.  Oni man was brought up for not  paying his rent. His past record  was looked into, and lt vvas found  that ono week in four years was  marked with a cross, indicating that  tho rent for that week had not been  paid.  "How did that wceE come to be  missed?" tho lawyer asked.  "I'll never pay that week,." said  the man,  shaking his head stubborn-  iy.. :.:. ���������������������������.-;���������  "But I am afraid you will havo to.  YoU soo s'ou admit it's owing." .  "Well, I'll just toll yer 'ow it was.  You see wo were 'aving rabbit for  supper, and my wife���������"  He seemed to bo settling down for  a long yarn, and tho lawyer interrupted him. "Never mind about tho  rabbit.    Tell mo about the rent."  "I'm telling yer. Ye soo wo wore  'aving rabbit for supper, and my wifo  'ad got a now kettle, and vvo don't  'ave  rabbit  every���������"  "Oh, come, conic! Just tell me  about tho rent." He regarded tho  laws'er rather contemptuously, and  began at tho beginning:  "I'm tolling you if you'll only listen. Wo wero 'aving rabbit for supper, an' my wife 'ad got a now kettle, and we don't 'avo rabbit every  night for supper, and my wife 'ad  just put the kettle, the now kettle���������"  "Oh never mind about the kettle!  Do got  to the rent."  "I'm going to, ain't I?" Iio  quired, angrily. "And my wife  got a new kettle, and wo don't  rabbit every night for supper,  my wifo 'ad just put the Settle���������the  now kottlo with the rabbit���������on to tho  firo, whon down coom. chimley and  aw' into tlie middle o' room. Was I  going to pay rent for tliat week? Not  loikc'ly!"  ���������L  =3  Potatoes, Poultry, Eggs, Butter, Apples  Lot us have your consignment  of  any of these articles and wo will  get vou  good  prices.  THE   DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO,   Limited  Cor. West Market anil ColbornoSts, TORONTO.  in-  'a'd  'avo  and  Bcwara of Ointments for Caiairh  that Contain Mercury.  as mercury will curoly destroy tho sonso  of smell and completely derange the  wholo system when en ter lug lt through  tiro mucous surfaces. buch artrclus  ehould never bo used except on proscriptions from reputable physicians, as  tho daningo ~ they will do is ten fold  to tiio good yon can possibly derive  from thcm. Hall's (Jatarrh Curo, manufactured by P. .T. Ohoney <fc Co., Toledo, O., contains no mercury, and. is  taken internally, acting directly upon  the blood and mucous surfaces of *ho  tystein. In buying Hall's Catarrh Curo  bo suro you get tho genuine. It is taken* internally and made in Toledo,  Ohip, by 1*. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free.  Sold by Druggists. Price,' 75c per  bottle.  Tako Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  TURN OVER TIME.  When. Nature  About    the  HUNNINC   A   BATTLESHIP  Baby's Own Tablets with so much  satisfaction that I do not feel safe *  when I have not got a box in the '  house. I am suro that o.thcr mothers will bo quite as well pleased with  lhem." Voir can got the Tablets  through your druggist or b.v mail at  35 cents ir box hy writing The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  ������>ut.  In thc British Parliament thc other  day  the   Admiralty  was   asked   what  was thc cost  of running  a first-class  battleship.     The  reply  showed     that  in the British navy such a ship would  entail to keep  lier in commission the  expenditure  of 'almost  half a million  dollars   a  year.       The   figures   given  were   for   a  first-class   battleship     of  13,000   tons.   ' The   wages   of   officers  and     crew - would     amount  splendid! pounds     into     dollars  at  the  rough  is what ! rvite     of     $5  a  pound,  to  S201.S-1S.-  Wm.    Sinclair. ! Victualling  would  cost $73,020;  coal  "I have    used [S11S.OO0;     stores  and  repairs,   S<17,-  :-10; naval and ordnance stores,  500;   a  total  of  $<1CS,105.  Visitor���������"Vihat do you do when  .Jolinnie is naughty?" Mamma���������"Put  him to bed without any supper."  Visitor���������"Well, what then?" Papa���������  "He cries, and she carries it up to  hiin on a tray."  Hints  "Food.  When there's no relish to any food  and all that one eats doesn't seem  to do any good, then is the timo   to  make, a turn_oyer__in .the diet. for  that's Nature's way of dropping a  hint that the food isn't the ������ind required.  'l-*or-,a number of years I followed  railroad work, much of it being office worE of a trying nature.. Meal  times were our busiest and eating too  much and too quickly of food : such  as is commonly served in hotels nnd  restaurants, these togothor with the  sedentary Habits were not lone; iti  giving me dyspepsia an'd stomach  trouble which reduced ray weight  from 203 to 100 pounds.  "Tliere was little relish in any food  and none of it seemed to? do mo any  good. It seemed thc more I ate tho  poorer I got and w.as always hungry  beforo another meal, no, matter how  much I had eaten.  "Tlien I commenced a fair trial of  Grape-Nuts and was surprised how a  small saucer of it would, carry me  along, strong and witli satisfied ape-  tite. until the next meal, with no  sensations of hunger, weakness or  distress as before. ���������'���������'-.- J.A{.���������'���������-���������'���������  "I have been following' this diet  now for several months and; my iin-  turning i proven-rent has heen' so great all .the.  others in my family have taken up  the use of tJrnpo-Nuts with complete  satisfaction and mucli improvementin  health  and  brain  power.  "American people undoubtedly oat  hurriedly, havo lots of worry, thus  hindcriiu. digestion and therefore need  a food that is prodigested and concentrated in nourishment." Name given by Fofliuni Co., Battle Creek,  Mich'.'  Look in each' package for the famous little book, "Tho Iload to Well-  \.i\a."  "When I was a boy," said the  gray-haired- physician, wiio happened  to be in a, reminiscent mood, "I  wanted to be a soldier, but my parents - persuaded mo to study medicine." "OK, well," rejoined tho  sympathetic druggist, "such is life.  Many a man with wholesale aspirations has to content himself with a  retail business."  Minanl's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Doctor���������Well, Mrs. Muggeridgo, liow  aro you getting on? Taken the medicine? Mrs. M.���������Yes, Doctor, -I've taken all the tabloids you sent, and now  I want a new persecution.  THE     FIFTY    MILLION     DOLLAR  WORLD'S  FAIR   ST.   LOUIS.  District Passenger Agent McDonald  of tho Grand Trunk Railway who  recently returned from St. Louis,  states tlrat it is liard to find suitable language to describe tho magnitude and beauty of the greatest Exposition  ever  held.  Tlie site of 1240 acres being two  miles long and one mile wide, is  covered wifi beautiful buildings,  broken witli lagoons,. canals, 'grand  courts, monuments, statuary, parEs,  'etc.-, all forming a picture that must  be seen to  bo realized.  An Electrical railway, called the  Intramural, makes it easy to: get  from one part of tho grounds to  another, and follow out the daily  programme, enjoying an hour listening to "Sousa's" or other famous  bands, or taking in a lecture or address,  or Art  Gallery.  When you consider 'lie immensity  of the buildings, one alone having  over 20 acres of floor space, and reflect that thoy aro filled with tlio  choicest of exhibits from all over  the world, one exhibitor vying with  another to obtain the coveted Gold  Medal, it seems to suggest the  thought of wliat a grand opportunity and an education it will bo, to  tho young men and women of out-  land, to spend a week or two at  St. Louis this year. Really no intelligent mail, woman or child can  afford to miss this groat World's  treat.  Tho beautiful Electric lighting of  the Pan American Exposition, which  few thought would ever be approached is entirely eclipsed by this Monster Fair.  Ono of the features of tho fair, is  the "Insido Inn," a hotel accommodating (5,000, splendidly run, and at  reasonablo  rates.  Tlie total expenses of a trip to St.  Louis based on half-railway rates,  is within the reach of all and permits stop ovcr at Chicago, and other  points, and tlie trip is made quickly  and comfortnbly.  It is the intention of tlie Grand  Trunk to run through cars from  Montreal and Toronto to St. Louis,  commencing June 13th, and possibly  before.  Tho     Canadian     Press   Associ ition  wero unanimous in their praise of tho  Grand Trunk    and   Illinois    Central  route,  and  with  the  Exposition.  ,    ' 2S-0-1.  A'great run of luck always begins  for the man who doesn't get married.  Mlnard's Liniment for sale everywhere  Wifcy���������"Do you recollect tliat once,  whon we had a tiff, I said you wore  just as mean as you could be?" Hubby���������"Yes, darling." Wifcy���������"OH,  James, how little did I know you  then!"  $27  OVEIt TIIE WABASH.  To the Groat World's Fair St.  Louis, Mo., everything is now wide  open, round trip tickets on sale until  December 1st,' at lowest first-class  one-way fare, good fifteen days, faro  and-a-third-good-sixty-days���������Now-ls  the timo to see this, the greatest of  all Expositions in the history of the  world. The. great Wabash is the  Banner Lino, the shortest nnd quickest route from Canada to St. Louis.  The tlirough , trains on the Wabash  aro the ndniiration of all travelers  going to St. Louis.  For time tables and descriptivo folder, address J. A. Richardson, District Passenger Agent, Northeast  corner King and Yongo Streets, Toronto. '.i'J '   ���������  No man nee'd hope'to pass through  the pearly gates on the strerrgth of  the'epitaph on liis tombstone*.  Mlnard's Liniment Relieves Heural&ia  INCREASINGr POWER OF GUNS.  The' destructive power of naval guns  becomes every'yeai*. more'terrible. Tho  latest typo of gun introduced in the  British' navy is remarkable for its  great length, over 37 feet, combined  with its ..relatively small diameter, 30  inches at the breech and 18 inches at  th'o muzzle, and its comparative  lightness, 28 tons. Its bore is 0.2  inches, its projectile weighs 3S0  pounds,-? and at 3,000 yards this missile can bo driven through 11 inches  of Krupp steel. The barrel is made  up of an inner tube, enclosed in a  jacket of wound steel wire. This gun  is reckoned equal in destructive power t������ the ISi-inch*' bore guns that  preceded it, which have morc than  double its weight. Tho muzzle velocity of the projectile is 2,900 feet  'per second.  Use Lever's Dry  Soap  (a  powder)  o     wash      woolens  and     flannels,���������  you'll liko it.  First Student���������I get all my exercise running to chapel in the morning. Second Student���������Ah, I seo. A  sort of religious exercise.  For Over Sixty Vears  Mnp. Wmnl.OTV'8 Sootiiiko Synup Iiu b������sn n������4 b������  million* of motlierj for the;- children while lecs'iln?.  IlfloatheB the child, (often* th* gums. aiiaTipain. cares  windcolio, rcmilatcs theetomach and bowk, and U the  best remedy for Diarrhrea. Ttrcntr-fi��������� cents a boule  Sold bydrurgleti throughout the world, lie aura and  eik for "Mitt. WiMLoWaSooiuiNG HviMr."   2J-0J  "He's a despicable hypocrite!"  "So?" "Yes, sir. Why, I wouldn't  pump tho samo air ho breathes iuto  my_bicycIo_tyrcs!___ =   I Believe MINARD'S LINIMENT  will cure every case of Dipntheria.  Rivcrdale.   MRS. REUBEN BAKER.  I Believe .MINARD'S LINIMENT  will produce growth of hair.  MRS.   CHAS.   ANDERSON,  Stanley,  P.E.I.  I Believe MINARD'S LINfMENT  is tlio best household remedy on  earth.  MATTTTAIS  FOLEY.  Oil City, Ont.  Mrs. Muggins���������"My husband is a  perfect crank." Mrs. Buggins���������"All  husbcnils are, my dear." Mrs. Slug-  gins���������"But fancy a man who complains tliat my mustard plasters are  not as strong as those his mother  used to  make!"  Coughing is an outward sign of  inward disease.  Cure the disease with  SkiloH's  ion  Tho Lung  Tonic  and the cough will stop.  Try  it  to-night.     If   it doesn't  'benefit  you,   ���������we'll   give   your  money back.  Prices.- S. C. WEtts & Co. J0������  He. 50c. II   LcRoy.N.Y., Toronto, Cos.  J���������28  A young Irishman, going out as a'  missionary to China, told his audience that in that cormtry a man condemned to dio could, for a few cents  purcliasa a substitute. "Indeed*, I  understand that a number of poor  follows in China actually make their  living by acting as substitutes."  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These startling figures are worthy of serious consilium! ion upon tlie  part of chose who wiil Ire called upon  ti> vole, .-mil should Mr. SiffonV, statement prove antlieii-ic, there will be  plenty of time fui- rill classes to look  tho situation squarely in the face.  The Liberal Ciovernment entered  ollice, with a great (Imtrish uf trumpets. There was then only tbe national debt exist ing, within two years tbey  have doubted fire minimi expenditure  (from $158,000,000 under Conservatives  to $77,000,000 under the Liberals and  have pledged themselves to great public works involving over $.500,01)0,000  more.  And yet some Liberals, particularly  those on "grafting" expeditions would  ask the electors of Kooteimy and  Yiilo-Citiiboo, to vote in favor of Mr.  Galliher or Mr. Ross, because certain  sums bad been put in tho estimates  for buildings and other improvements  in these two 'constituencies! Could  assurance further go ! The cool effrontery of proposing to buy taxpayers  with their own money. AVe incline  to the belief, that this trick will not  answer; the wickedness of tbo scheme  is only thinly veiled. Here is a Province paying three times more taxes  per  head   than   any  other province;  L-GAL.  JOHX MANXIXO SCOTT,  liiirristcr, Solicitor, Ktc.  First Street - - flovcS*  H  AKVEY, M'CAUTl'.^.'c l'i*-'!  cti.'.:  ���������1  Itiirrlstors  Snlicltiir* for Imi  roinpiiuy fuiiil  Knur Stiickt,  i. Salhri.nr-  [���������(!(��������� hi I I'.iinu  \> to loan i<\  ltuVuIfclu*l'  'J\Yt  l'i. 1'.  ?::: (i-l ft.  SOCIETIES  <  \ -N'  .������*Vi.?\ ,  ma A  r ������������������,  1  7,\ -  ^fv  A '"  ��������� /:/'���������  V*  %/  The Second Annual  Exhibition of thc  Nelson Agricultural  and Industrial Exhibition  e������-~  %  n  ^s^���������  P.c.l  Roue llOfiree meets w<" im! nnd ronr'lr  Tucsiiuys of eiic-h  niuiitli; Whim Huso l>iv.* je  meets tliir'-l Tiiosilnv rifom-li fj'ii.rtirr, in Odi  ol-  lo-.m Hull. "Vlsitlnis l.rutlirin ivekiimc  T. II. RAKER, II. COOKI*. .  I'rcnlilciit. Ki't-reliuy.  Thursday, August 18, 1001.  THE KOOTENAI OUTRAGE;  XVe. have already referred to the dishonest, as well as cowardly tactics, of  the Dominion Government, in ���������withdrawing the constituencies of Kootenay and Yale-Cariboo from those to  vote  simultaneously  at   the  general | Pacific!  control over certain industries, yet  voted for and advocated permission  being given by parliament to the  Ottawa Electric Light Company to  absorb another local company and  thus increase the tax upon the poor.  More serious still, Mr. Galliher voted  against a proposition to malce the  Gratid Trunk Pacific a state owned  rail way, although be knew that Canadian taxpayers wove contributing  $L0O,000 to every $10,000 promised by  the promoters of the Grand Trunk  This may be statesmanship.  ll  election.'v'The.'��������� contention was, that  there would be insufficient time between the day of nomination and (be  flay for balloting, to deliver the ballot  boxes and ballots, at tbe various polling places? throughout- the two eon-;  Ptituencies. Tbe bubble was nicely  pricked however, by Mr. Alcorn. M.P.,  ivlio upon the. motion to read the  amended election act a second time,  (August 2nd) moved the following  resolution :  " In the electoral districts of Comos-  Atlin, Kootenay and Yale-Cariboo in  the Province of British Columbia, the  flay for tbe nomination of candidates  so to lie fixed fry tbe Governor-General,  and  named   in   the writ of election,  S-HAIX  NOT BE   L?ESS   THAN FOUKTEE**.*  clear days next before the day also  so fixed and named for holding tbe  polls, and the day for holding the  ]>olls shall be'the same throughout  Canada."  During tbe debate  upon the' introduction of the bill, Mr. Galliher, M.P.,  as   we  have   pointed out in another  article, drew a terrible picture of the  dangers  and   tribulations   attendant  __npon   a trip through  the interior of  Kootenay.     His   special   stuclieinnuf  evidently been "on angles." The member   for Yale-Cariboo, and   candidate  for Kootenay. asserted  that a returning   officer   would   be   obliged,   after  travelling 10) miles to deliver a ballot  l-ox, although within   twenty   miles  from the   next   point, be forced to go  back 100 miles to reach his destination!  The   member   for   Yale-Cariboo   and  candidate  for Koolenay, went pretty  far when he declared tbat "personally"  be   would   prefer  that voting should  take place in Kootenay simultaneously  ���������with the vote  throughout the Dominion !     High statesmanship   tbat; but  tvh.it do the electors think of the man  ivho blows  hot and cold according to  the  demands of the occasion ?   'What  ���������will they think of the representative,  ���������who, after  making   such a statement  opposed Mr. Alcorn's motion, which if  carried, would have enabled Mr. Galliher   to enjoy all  the advantages bt;  declared   would   accrue   to  bim,   by  l-eason of no exception being made as  to the   day of  balloting 'i   The representative of   Yale-Cariboo, (known in  tbe House of Commons as "The Absent Member") has given a few voles,  however.     He voted against protecting   the  public   exchequer; be voted  against giving the auditor general sufficient   authority   to   guard   that exchequer; he approved of a government  composed of men, who, when in opposition, denounced their opponents for  fin annual expenditure of $32,000,000,  but wc do not believe tbe practical  men of Kootenay are' prepared to  approve'-or Mr." Galliber's political  record. He evidently has his doubts,  otherwise, ���������lie. would have supported  Mr. Alcorn's proposition to remove  any difficulties, by having the Koote  nay nomination one "'month earlier  than in other constituencies. XVe  have the action of the Government,  endorsed as it was by Mr. Galliher.  "playing with loaded dice." Wc have  given our reasons for this, and it  must not be forgotten, that the conspirator's, bent upon bullying tbo  electors of Kootenay and Yale-Cariboo  know that should tbe Government be  sustained, they would have the advantage of the personal presence of  Ministers, as well as the help of those  who yearn to receive Government  favours. XVe are far from believing  that this chicanery will advance Mr.  Galliber's interests; it will more probably prove a boomerang: still, that  does not in the least minimise tbe outrage upon the electors of Kootenay,  an outrage for which Mr. Galliher  mi'..st^b(^heUUrespon3ible,ii^=si_==i_^i=  awaiting development, to be one of  tbe richest in the world���������and yet the  servants of the people holding office  at Ottawa, positively refuse to assist,  imagining that people who are struggling to accomplish something for  British Columbia will be satisfied with  the crumbs pitched at them in the  shape of dredging a. river, building a  drill shed or erecting a post office.  There should bo no uncertain sound,  on the part of the electors of British  Columbia. Bartizan passion should  dissappenr before l.ho serious issues  now involved. Of course, the absence'  of Mr. Galliher from parliament one*  third of every. session, as well as  absenting himself '.from.two-thirds of  the divisions in parliament; is not  creditable: still, he would have done  woll to stay away oil more occasions,  judging from the votes he recorded in  favour of the administration.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGIl   No. iS.sS  Secular i!U'0tin;;s .::���������!; li'uhl in tin-  Oddfellow's Hull on tliu'Tliird l-'ii-  dny ol ouch month, nl *< p.in sluirp.  VlsIUnur ttn.-lhri'i] corlinuv iiivilct'  W. IS. M.KMIM.', >V. M  .1. AOIIIMJ.V, IU-C.-SCC.  New Buildings  Fine Frontiers  Big Premium List  NOVEL OPEN AIR  ATTRACTION  Write   lor   Prize   List  to  J. E. AnnabEe, Sec, - Nelson  KOOTENAY STAR, P..  V.   P.  Moots orr  First Tnesrtnv ot eve.-v month, in  I. 0 O. I'-. Hull.  .1.  'CM ������������������.SON. MVI*.  J. II, Al:.M.rT:-.OMi, Itrcu.  Cold fian.-ja Lct'G'o, IC. of P..  No. 26, itevolslc'to, B. C,  MEl.TS KV1JI1Y WlinNKSDAY  ill OiMfL-ll.iu'*,' Hull lit -  o'oliH']:. Yisiiim.' Kui^lils ir.c  eordiiilly Inviluii.  couno.v isrock. n.'c:.  sinswAKT'Mi.-noxAi i>. ic. or it. ^ s  II. a,DROWN, M. uf I'*.  Creditors9 Trust  Deeds Act, 1901  NOTICE r  Temple  STjiRTLING SITUATION.  A'arious newspapers have announced  that quite   recently, the Hon. Clifford  Sifton announced  to his supporters at  Brandon, .Man., that   there   would bn  no general  election this year!    ft will  be remembered that- in December last,  Liberals were actively  preparing for  the   campaign, it   being asserted that  voting would take  place in February.  Scores   of party   nominations     were  mnde,   political   literature circulated,  and   the   machinery   generally   oiled  and prepared for action.    Of a sudden,  the wheels were reversed and another  session of   parliament'called.    It was  then found that tbe promoters of   the.  Grand Trunk   Pacific, were   not satisfied; changes Were demanded and no  sooner' demanded  than agreed to.    In  short between  $100,000,000 and $170,-  000,000  of money and credits belonging 'to   the   Oanadian   taxpayer wns  voted  away, while   estimates  for the  annual expenditures reached $77,000,-  000!     More   than   this,   the Premier  announced that thc Govern men I, contemplated  building the Georgian Bay  Canal, which if finished will cost over  $100,000,000.     Thus with present national   debt,   the   cost   of   the Grand  Trunk Pacific and  the Canal project,  the outlined sum  total of the amount  Canada  will   pledge  hex-  credits'for,  hereby giviMi' that Charles  Diamond, of Camborne,  B.C., General Merchant, by deed daled  2nd August, 1904, assigned to, A. N.  Vars, of Camborne, B. C, accouiit-  anr, in trust for the benefit of rhe  credirors of said Charles 1*. Diamond all  his real and personal properly, credits, and  effects which may be seized and sold  under execution.  Creditors are required 10 send to the  undersigned on or before the 51st August,  1904, particulars duly verified, of their  claims and of the security, if any, held  by them.  A meeting of Ihe Creditors of said  Debtor will be held at the. office of  Messrs. Harvey, McCarter & Pinkham,  Imperial Bank Block, Revelstoke, B.  C., on Monday, the 15th day of  August, 1904, at 3 p. m. for giving of  directions with reference to the disposal  ortfiresrarer  MOSCROP  BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,  Electric Wiring &  Ecll Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  H. W. Edwards,  TaKids-rfiTiist-.  ANIMALS  PEKR:  HEADS,    BIRDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE,  ____>������ O  VrmnMAXimm^Mijua* jyKf, V.*---?..--^.-^^^^  m  I   FIRST CLASS  S2   PER  DAY HOUSE  Choice Brands of Wince, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LAUGHT0N, Prep. glSt.  |  Dated this 2nd dav of August, ^04.  Harvey, McCaktkr & Pinkham,  Solioirors for said Assignee.  Notice of Seizure and Sale  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN th:.  under and by virtue of three Warrants of  Execution issued out of the County Court  Kootenay holden .-it Revelstoke in actions  wherein A. I'. Cummins, O. B. N. Wilkie  and McKinnon & Sutherland respectively  are plaintilTs and The Double Eagle Mining and Development Company, Limited  Liability, are defendants, and to me directed against the goods and chattels of  the said'defendants, I have seized and  taken into execution all thc interest of thc  ahove named Double Eagle Mining and  Development Company, Limited Liability  in the following described mineral claims  situated in the Revelstoke Mining Division  of West Kootenay and described as The  Noble Three, White Elephant, Chilcaland  Wn Wa mineral claims on Laforme Cceek.  And I give notico that 1 will offer for  sale at Public Auction at the door of the  Court House at Revelstoke, fr!. C, on  Tuesday, the 16th day of August, I904, at  Ihe hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon all  the interest of the said defendants in Ihe  said mineral claims.  Dated at Revelstoke, B. C, roth August, 1904.  W. J.  LAW,  Deputy to thc Sheriff ol  North Kootenay.  NOTICE.  'Tlio above sale is postponed until  Saturday the 20II1 inst., at the same time  and place.  W. J. LAW,  Deputy Sheriff.  e  Vegetafii  and Fruit  Potatoes, Carrots, Turnips,  Beets, Cabbage, Cauliflower  Beets, Parsnips, etc.  Black Currants, Red Currants, White Currants and  Gooseberries.  .Parties   desiring   any of   the  above goods should apply to  J. MATCH, ,!tSW  "SS*���������  cS**-  ���������3_su���������  ���������a*-*���������  tSS���������������  Cj*������������-  Ci**-���������  GE*-~  ISe���������  ������**-  To wear good glasses. To those who have to work  nrrd feel that Iheir eyes ait; continually- aching  lj'om thnt. ciiu.su should"wi'iir a pair'. The trouble is  l.hrit. the majority of people do not know thnt the  rinlil". n'lnssos will give llrat nccilcil rest.  V.'K WILL l-XAMINH YOU 11 15YJCS FREE OF  CUAUCIC, mul il you feel that you are justilied in  wearing glarwcs v"e can (it you. A large quantity  always in stocU. '  M. ALLUM, WATG^S  AHD OPTICIAN =3?  93UUUUUUMUU  DON'T SUFFER  AM L0HGEB  Savo Yoiir  EYES  ���������J. GUY BARBER,   -   Jewelier, Optician  YODO FUJII, PROP.  BEST EATING HOUSE IN  THE CITY.  &/1EALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS  ao******������***���������*������*���������������������������������������������*���������**  I  FANCY CAKES        \  I  AND CONFECTIONERY   :  9 Ji you wim.   the  alinvo we  cun   *  ������ supply you with anything in this   ���������  ������������������ Unci ���������     ���������  TRY.OUlt  WHOLHSOMK  I White and Brown Bread  o      Scones and Buns  "Dances .ami Private' Parties Catered To.  Full Stock of Kx eel lout/ Candies.  A. E.  BENNISON,  Mackenzie Avenue.  08 ao*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  -h*********** ��������� **^*M***-M**'M*  1  FiiiMOffic; !  REAL ESTATE AGENTS.  C0NVEVANC1NC NOTARIES PUBLIC  ArrvTcmn    C.P.R.   Townsite Mara Townsite  AGENTS 1'OR- r-   -     , -P  ( Gerrard   fownsitc.  AGENTS FOR] Fll'C  re ancl   Life   Insurance   Companies���������  only  Reliable Ones. -  AGENTS FOR-���������Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation  COAL M E RCMANT���������Comox.     C. P. R. Hard Coal.    v.  First Street,  Op. Macdonald & Monteith's  i'  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke* B. C.  5 AM ''-SPRING SUlTiKGS-Y.-'iJ  ������.--��������� :'..'AHD.bVERCQAtiKQS/'<  "<     ���������   ������������������     .   ���������    ���������;.���������,���������  . :.    .......: ? , >f  ���������* "/ ���������.���������W������linvcii!imr.ljnrriuns������iii-ti-.ii-i'it In "v  " clincsti frcn'l nt, ill-icw Hint Hluilll-.l he ������  9 .lUniclii'i; to careful liny, r.v ,' ",'  :;;;.'.tW3;!fffl,;ar j  "J      THE 0HLY"CJK-ICH SHOP !il TGV/H    |  S'':^-v-R!;A^WlLS0N;..'V-;;3:  ;; Cirailiiuto of Mit-rhell's School of Oar- ; J  '. I F.sUl)liltiiiiwii^.\oxt Tavlor "f.Iock. '. *|_  >< '���������'������������������_���������  .I^^..I..r.^^.;..I.^.j..I..I.s.;..;..I..|..I..j..I.^.^^.I.^  REOriiNJ-lD  n  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.   -  BEST���������_WJNES,_U0,UORS. CIGARS  HOBSON .&'���������' BULL  (Oil*  _f.' W._������'  r-r'Ai  M  KlZMODKLliD  ������%  Two Doors  South of tfie lUva .tr!g.ena_   Pank  c  rroniisos forr-aorly occupied by Union  Rc.t:lat:r.inU  irs. RftcKite'ick, rVTatiageress.  Open/ill. all lioui-s.  FvleaS Tickets Esfrtied.  Short Orilfii'ii tiislofiilly served.  Terms Keiteiate.  V*  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone,  ��������� Prop.  ffililoffi  w. j. ucHTBORKe, M������aK.r.       | BAKERS AHD CONFECTIONERS  Bfia&u&i'JSSOES^uX^ eaBsfflsas* *t**v% xryaupT-a&xTmvmx arag-s  ^^TmAi\^-^_f^.*r^*^ -agEggi  WholesaJo and Retail Dealers  PRIME  BEEF.     PORK.   JMLD i TON     SAUSAGE.  FISHJ_Kb GAME.IN SEASON.  l-'.'ii.ih an I (.rtinplnttj h'.nc i.f ("Jrufcrio.-J.  Job Printing  At The Herald1  NEWLY BUILT AN    F LFI [HED  STRICLY FIRST-CLASS  THE   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CICARS  ARROWHEAD, -  B. C.  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & OILMAN  Mining1.Engineers  ���������incl Assayers,  VANCOUVER, Jl.C.   __*.KstabtiHliocl 18t30  Jas. I. Woodrow  UTOHER  Rolitil Doftler in���������-  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Ete,  Fish and Game in Season....  Allnrdorn promptly filled  Cop������S*n?HtrS"������ 'BBYBfcSTOKB. B.6  A88AY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  r lip t     .-   .  A Rpurrliilty rnmlo ofBlreckirrg Smeller  1'ulps.  Hiunplcs from tho Interior by mull or  exriri'HH promptly nttuntluil to.  Corrirsporrileni'urioliulleil.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  ):o:o;o:ojo:okox):o:ox>:q:oxxo;o.o.o  Dry'Mill Wood  FOR SALE  $2.50 per Load  Orders left at W. M. Lawrence's  Hardware ' Store promptly attended to. Terms strictly CO. D.  SWAN CARLSON,    wood dealer.  talks About  spring clothing  If you buy: vour Spring  Suit from CRESSMAN. it is  sure to Iro correct in every  particular, And Why ?���������Because he sells thu Best Goods  to ba.lin.c1.   .   \  Our help���������yoti can'procure  ���������nothing.better; nnd Oui'Guar-, ,  riinteo goes   with   every   Gar-'  jnent,   the   Genuine   Custo/n  .'".Tailors Union Label.     .  What more do you want���������  'Xhe Genuine Goods, Modern  Cut, Fit iind Muke���������All Guaranteed.  OUR SPRING SHIPMENTS  are more complete and emiim-ise' nofconly our usual large display  but Novelties in Scotch Suitings. Fancy Vestings and Trouserings  that cannot lie seen outside this store in 1 his section. It has been  said thnt tlie Scotch Twefds we uro showing ar o , '-  THE ADMIRATION OF ALL  admirers of nice goods. Ladies High Class Custom Tailoring  to order.  J. B. Cressman, Revelstoke !l^KS'a^t^s____^_a'___(.^^1n������������������cB^^U'^)������ln0  {LETTERS OF INTRODUCTION'  Conic Keoaoiin Wliy Thiry Shottlil Mo Clvou  V      ,t    _^      With DMcl'ctlou.  "I disapprove of letters oT lntrodttc-  Itlon," said an elderly New Orleans business man, "and won't give oue under  Buy circumstances. They are bad form  and border close on downright impcrtl-  meneo. What right have I, for example, to thrust a perfect stranger on  [toy friend, John Smith, of Memphis or  .Chattanooga, without having at least  tasked Mr. Smith's permission or ascertained whether tho Introduction vould  be mutually agreeable V Then, again,  l������ucb. letters always mean cither too little or too much. My.t of us give thsin  jnlmcst as freely as wo give good ad-  [vice, without tho least idea of incur-  jTlng any responsibility; yet a lotter ei  [introduction is, or ought io be, an ab-  'eoluto Indorsement of the bearer, and  .tho recipient would bo justified In holil-  tag tho writer strictly accountable for  any abuse of his hospitality. 1 bellcvo  [this view is unassailable, but I must  confess I stopped writing letters of ia-  itroducion myself oa account of a little  contretemps that has nothing to do  with the proprieties of the Question. -It  .happened In this way:  ** "A certain friend aslied me to give a  ,/etter to a young Englishman, intro  <duclng him to a former business part-  ������er of mine, now living in Louisville. I  idn't want to do it, but lacked moral  (courage to refuse; so 1 wrote two letters���������one the introduction requested  ���������and the other a brief note to the Louls-  rville man, explaining the circumstances and saying that I didn't really...  know whether the .Englishman, was'a  (gentleman or a horse thief, Two daj'J  Sater I got a telegram from my partner,  nay Ing that he had received a letter o"  introduction by mail and was atalosn  Ito know what to make of it. I had put  the two enclosures iu the wrong onvc-  ������������������������������������ and had given the Englishman  (he private note of repudiation."  "I suppose he read it. of course," re*  (narked eome one iu the group of lis*  (tenera.  "That's just what has been troubling  tne ever since," replied the old merchant; I don't know whether he did or  not. He presented it without turning  ta hair, and i* he knew the contents ho  certainly made no sign. At least that  Is the report of my friend, who was so  surprised when he van his eye over the  epistle that he nearly fell out of his  chair. All this happened four' yoaiu  Bto, and I haven't written a letter of  Introduction since. I wouldn't meet  that Englishman again for a thcusand-  Uollar bill, because if I did I wouldn't  know "whether to shake hands or gel  ���������feadj; to fight.  ���������*" ?? 'Uses of Turpentine.  {Turpentine, either in resinous form  Or in spirits of turpentine, has a lot of  household virtues well known to'women on the frontier or in isolated farm  Rouses, but not so familiar to city  housewives. Few barefoot hoys are ignorant that a cut toe heals quickly if  Borne resinous turpentine is used aa a  salve. But in cities spirits of turpentine can be more easily secured and is  more convenient for application. In  most cases lt will produce the same effect.  Let a child suffering from the croup  or from any throat or lung difiiculty  inhale the vapor; and rub the little suf-  ferer'o chest till the skin Is red, ending  by wrapping about it a flannel moistened with the fiery spirits. Relief will  be almost instantaneous. Afterward  sweet oil will save the skin.  Use spirits of turpentine for burns,  the pain will disappear, and healthy  granulation at once set in! * It can ba  applied effectively on a linen rag.  ,  Spirits of turpentine will take awa7  the soreness of a blister very'quickly,  The skin will go down, and healing will  begin as soon as the remedy is applied,  But outsido of the family medicino  chest spirits of turpentine is a good  thing to have at hand. It ls the best  dressing for patent leather; lt will  clean artists' clothoj and workmen's  garments from paint; it will drive  away moths If a few drops are put into  closets and chests; lt will persuade  mice to find othor quarters far away, if  a little is poured into the mouse-holes;  a tablespoonful added to the water in  (which linens are boiled will make the  goods wonderfully white; a few drop3  Will prevent Btarch from sticking:  mixed with boes>vax it makes the best  floor polish, and mixed with sweet oil  It ls unrivalled for fine furniture. Tho  latter mixture should be two parts of  ���������sweet oil and one ot turpentine.  Some physicians nyfonimend spirits  pt turpentine in external applications  for lumbago and rheumatism. It Is also  prescribed for neuralgia ot the face. It  ts an article that should always be kept  - aboutsthe.house>;_^-������������������ iA ?__:___ ^  KING'S  COLLEGE SCHOOL  Arniciill to parent! wliii itoilro thirlr am* t'������ liivo liolil'l ciiru  nail curiifiiiu while rmri'lvliiK a ������i|arrlnr  INTELLECTUAL, MORAL AND PHYSICAL TRAINING.  ��������� It lias nun with reiiuirkabtK miiririwii 111 '  COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS AND ATHLETICS,  ���������n.l'll Iim III" KitilMMire "lui pntlwi.ll.-oof lii'iii.'ul 111" "M*  fJiiilM." Ib-mwin Sum. ''111. tlntmimui: Tlio ttml l:lsls>|iiir  !<"������' n-nliuliwurt Tlm U"V. Ilr. l-mlii-nlli, Alvlulmwn ���������'(  0ptomliU, mc REV. C. J. BRcNTON, MA., Head Master,  n:s uuuiiAiiri sv., vakcipuvkii, i;. o.  s  fRUiTdfld DAIRY FARMS  FOR SALE  Land tov sjtfo in Lots to suit, from  20 acres up to -J0(), in tlrp best fruit  growing section of tli.e Okjirmgiin  district on main lino of tho C.P.R.  APPLY TO  J. W. McCalE  (3;Llr������on Arm, 13. 0.  -Sew li?  SING Ell  $y  . &���������  On lc ]).n  l>:iyi!K'iU of  month.  Anybody ���������vantinp* a,  I'l'.-it-rlriss Sin;������i*i* Sowing Miii-lii'o on easy  l<-ft!u=, can gol tl-.uin  I'r on i  sues  m  -iSi  .���������ici'.i'ttzii! Avemu-.  A  tl  or Sage  The ranche is situated on tlie  main line of the C.P.R., west  one i mile from Craigclliichic  station.  On the property i'* one g*ood  buiidii.!_r 20x18, besides shed and  root house:;. ������������������ Between 20 to 25  acres cleared and 2.** acres partially cleared, 20 fruit trees and  abundance of good water.  Apply-for terms and' particulars  ta HERALD   QFFICE.  RE-OPENED  M A 3L  In ,1. Samson's Buililinj.;, Second Street.  Fresh  Ves'etaSi 53,   Wot    Hants  Flowers of AI! Kinds  ft������* UNION -^aft  Cigar  Factory  ������  REVELSTOKK,   B.C. Q  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  Brands:  OUR   8PECIAL  and TIIE   UHIOU  ALL  GOODS   UNION  MADE  l'i ult for S.'.le.   Orders t il.C'.i for locally grown  T.uuntn -.out oilier plants iVr setting out.  MACHINERY  FOR SALE  The. Undersigned has FOR  SALE, Second-Hand Saw and  Shingle Mill Machinery. Also  Boilers and "Engines. All in  Good  Repair.  ��������� Tor Particulars Air ply to���������  D-   F-KcPhadden,  Revelstoke,   B.   C.  Successor to Dr. Curry  C3LD CKGWN & BEIBGE WORK  A   SPECIALTY.  CENTAL PARLORS  ������vsr Sews' Drug Store.  MAOriEHZlE   AVENUE.  FROM   S4G.GO  'Ajjuht'foi' the fnnioiis ctiMhinn frnnie  wheels��������� nil ro.ids good roads with the  ^cusliinii-iTirriit'ii. -��������� -^=^  Bicycle (!ltini*t*, Dunlop, Jl". nnd W.,  nnd Sin__li! iulio tires, ])iinrps, hells,  Kris nnd oil lumps, hiinille grips, saddles, vnlvi-.s, j\tui'i'ow coaster bi-nkes,  ������tt*. . ���������Wheels fepaii'ud.  Cycle Depot  Dack of Roy Smytho's Tobacco Store  */>r*AAA*A*r***r*l/*,^^  O- J, Wilkes  MACHINIST &  BLACKSMITH  AH Kinds of Jobbing Work  Done.  Sewing Miicjijrips Clennedf and  Repaired.  Keys Fitted on thc Shortest  Notice.  Opposite Salvation   Army  FIRST   STREET.  Licensed  Auctioneer  for tho  City of Revelstoke.  ���������������i>>*>v*wyv������V'A*<^^  J.W. BENNETT  AGENT FOR  PIONEER STEAM LAUNDRY  ljiitindi'y leaves   evpvy  Siitrmlny  retunrrug the following Saturday.  Agent forColirnihirl Grtiphophones*  and Kdison's Phonographs.  FIRST STREET,     Revelstoke, B. C  20th  Ger-tury  VANCOUVER Stird'ro now eperr, Granville Street.  VICTORIA Studio now open, ovcr Imperial UrirrU.  Ko Quarterly Fees. Wo Attend?  ing Classes. No Books to Buy.  So Totally Different to All Others.  Tlie loe for the full course to completion  is $40, 01- by erisy payments of Si each (or  $16 in advance), and the balance of $20 on  completion. Circulars, post free. All  should call at the Studio for a 2-miiiules"  free lesson.  The 20TH CENTURY SHORTHAND.  Principal, SIR. NORTON PUINl'Z. Lale  Special Reporter llritish Houses of Lords,  Con-.mous and Migh Conns.  1'i.pils may be seen IN an.l OUT of tire  studio all day; they conrefor ten minutes  at their own convenient time from S in  the morning, till 8 at night.  The youngest pupil is aged i$}i. the  eldest tij. We leeemmcnd the very youngest lo take up shorthand and typewriting,  even if at seven years of age, typing should  cone 1-1R.ST, as there is nothing thai  teaches thenr Io spell so correctly, or- develops their judgment so well.  We have I Wo pupils who could rrot speak  one sentence iu Knglish a week ago. On  lhe typewriter tliey a're talking and spelling in a wonder fui manner. We have all  the good makes ol Machines, all new; no  buckjuntpers. -  Ten days pupil. No. 24001, writes; "I  write your shorthand  with   greater  ease  and freedom than I did after for  four mom hs'liard study. When written,  yours is very easy to read."  Twelve clays pupil No. 24007.Writes: "I  li'hc your shorthand eseecdinglv; I now  write 50 words a minute. Il is a most  fascinating study."  POSTAL pupil No. 239S0, says: "Much  simpler   than 1 have done 319  words in three minutes 22 seconds (over  ico words a niiiuito,, new and unrehearsed  matter. I carr read it like print. I have  been a pupil, four weeks. I wish you  every success; you deserve it."  1'npil No. 2399!!, says: "Sly friends are  surprised at my progress. I have beaten  myjuschool mates in four weeks who have  been worrying at oilier systems for months  ���������orre for ts nuMitlis. Tlrey ALL admit il."  liditor of a 1>. (J. paper writes: "I found   too difficult, and  I   could not spare  the time necessary lo master it. Yours i.s  just the thing; pick it up for ten minutes  and learn something; already been most  useful to me for private notes."  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thnt tliirty days alter  flare I intcnil to apply to the Chief Commis.  sinner nf Lands and works for a special liecii'ire  to cut nml eirrv away timber from the folliiw-  iiiK ilcnTltjed lunds, simaurd in North ICust  Kmoioiiiij:  CouiineiKiinrr at ft post marked -L. I>. M  Rue's, north emit corner," pliiKitil orr lho west  aide of Koolenay rive*, oppnsito iheforky,  themru ivektlOO ehninif.lheiiee south 40 eliains,  thcuec cast 160 chains, thente rrorth 10chnins  to place of commencement.  Dated July L>2nU, 1001.  L. n. Mirit.U*..  NOTICK.  Notice is hcrehv (riven thnt thirtv days after  dale 1 intend li> apply tn tliu Uhlef (Imnnils*  sioner nf . amis and ������' orks for 11 speeinl licence  to cut and cnrry awn;, liml.er from lhe follow-  tne descrihed fluids, riinnted in North Kn.-.t  Koetciia\:  <'<>ii']ucnchi,t at n i������������t mnrked "Frank Corson's norlli east corner," phrrrrcd on the west  side 1.1 Koi.iciinv ilver, opposite the forks,  ���������flii'iicr west len cl'inins,ihence >oiiih 40 chains,  Ihence viisllAOf'linln: llienco norlh 10 chains  to place of commencement.  1'aluii July 22nd. 1904.  l-'UAMC POItSON,  l'crl. I). Mcltae, Agent.  Mot ice  In the matter of O. Drolet, deceased, and  in the matter of the Ollicial Administrators' Act.  NOTICE is liereby given llrat by order of  His Honor,- J. A. Korin, Local Judge,  dated the 27th day of July, George S.  McCarter, Official Administrator lor that  part of Kootenay County comprised within lire Revelstoke Electoral District, lias  been granted letters ol" administration to  administer all and singular the estate of  O. Drclet, deceased, intestate.  AN'D FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that  all claims upon thc said estate must be  sent in to, the said Administrator, al his  ollice, Imperial liank lilock, Revelstoke,  !!. Ci within 30 days from the date hereof,  after.which time all proceeds will be distributed among thc parlies lawfully thereunto entitled.  GEORGE S. McCARTER, '  Ollicial Administrator.   -  Dated the 4th day of August; 1904.   ,  Notice  In the matter of Robert B. Farwell,  deceased, and in thc matter cf the  ollicial administrators' Act.  NOTICE is hereby given thal'by order of  His Honor J.A. Forin, Local Judge, daled  the 27th day of July, 1904, George S.  McCarter, Official Admirrslrator for that  pari of Kootenay County comprised within the Revelstoke Electoral District, Iras  been granted letters of administration, to  adminstcr all and singular thc estate ol  Robert B. Farwell, deceased intestate.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that  all claims upon the said estate must be  sent inlo the said Administrator, at his  cilice, Imperial Bank Block, Revelstoke,  13. C, within thirty days from the date  hereof, after which tinre all proceeds will  be distributed among the parties lawfully  thereunto entitled.  GEORGE S. McCARTER,  Official Administrator.  Daled the 4th day of-August, 1904.  Notice to Creditors.  In the matter ol the Fatnte of- John K. Ocnelle,  late of Nakusp, llritish Columbia, deceased.  ^^*s'otieeJ3-liereliy^6iveii1-piirsuruit.to_the_il'rriis*  tees and Executors Act." that all creditors tfml  others having claims against the estate of the  said .Mm K. Ocnelle. who died on or about the  6th day of .lune, A.I)., Iflol. are required, on or  before the JSth day of October, A. I)., 10o4, to  send hv post, prepaid, or deliver to tlio under*  siRlici! llieir christian and siininnies. addresses  and descriptions, tlio full particulars of their  claims, duly verified, the statement * of their  accounts, and the nature of tlio securities (if any)  held hy thcm. r  And further take notice, that niter such last*  mentioned date the administrator "ill proceed to  distribute the assets of the said deevnsed amongst  the parties entitled thereto, having reeard only lo  the claims of which ho shall* then have notice,  and that-tlro said administrator will not be liable  for the said assets, or nny part thereof, to any  person or persons of whose claims notice shall rrot  have been received hy him at the time of such  distribution.  Dated this St)i day of August, A. Ji., 10o4.  1IAHVEV, McCARTER & P1NKUAM,  Of Revelstoke. B. C,  ltd Solicitor for the Administrator.  NOTICE TO HKI.INQUKNT CO-OWNER.  To II. l'.Pmllh, or to whom.' never lie mny have  transferred his Interest* In thu Carbonnte  < hief mineial elnlni. .-.Hunted on Kojstono  "Mountain,   HiB   llcnd   dislrict    of    West  Knote: nv.  Yon arc hereby notified  Hint 1. Henry IVil-  rox.co-owner ivnli you lu lliot'nrbonnlo Chief  mineral claim, iilnive dot'cribcd hnve performed labor and  niade cxpendliurc   on ihe snid  claim 10 tlie extent of ?10'J Ml under thu provisions nr Section -4 of the Mlncrnl ,M-l. lunrilcr  10  hold said elaiiii. aird ihu   yenrs for  whicli  snid labor   was   rerfoiincd   nml   expenditure  lr.ndc  having  expired, 1 do   herebv give you  notice  to   contrlbiitu your proportion nf sueh  expenditure;  and   you   nre   further  notified  Hint if ai the explraiiouc.f 90 dnys of publication hereof, you full   or   refine  lo contribute  vour proponi-m of tlie'expenditure so made  and required bvSeciioir '.'-tof tlie M neral Act,  together with nil ioms nf ndverlisiiifj, your.interest in said claim i.hnll become vested in me  under and bv virtue of provisions of Section 4  of Hie Mineral Act amended Act. l'H'O.  JJateil at Hevelsloke. II. C, August 4tli,100J.  HENRY WILCOX,Co-owner.  NOTICK. ,  In   the matter of the Estnt" cf Kenneth John"  Uodd. lale of   ltevelstoke.   machinist, de  leased, and the matter of llic Administrators Act.  Xotice is herebv given that by nn order of tlio  Supreme Court of Urillsh Columbia, rnudc  hvtlie Honourable Mr. .Irrsllce Dole, dated  ISth dny of June, A.I)., 1001.  I, rl-e undersimied. was appointed administrator of the estate of the  above-named deceased, who died orr rhellrh tiny of April,1901.  All creditors of the eslnie of Hie snid deceased  aio required on or before the Hid day of Sep-  lernliT.   l!Hi|,   10  lend    pnrliculars  of  their  claims   to   me  duly \erillcd,   and nil parties  indebted to the said estate arc required to pay  such Indebtedness to me forthwiln.  Dated   nt  Yale,   T,. C, this OOlh day of July,  A.D.,100!.  WM. DODD,  al-41 Administrator.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to make application to tlte Clue  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a specia  licenco to cut and can v away timher from tlio  following described hinds iu the West Kootenay  district :  1 I'oiiiiuencing at a post liimkcd "It. Lund's  south westcorner," phmted oa 11:11 creek, a tributary of Hohtstreaiu. chence north SO ciiains, theuce  east &0 chains, tlience soutli ������0 chains, thenee  west SO chains to place of commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked (3. Lund's  south cast coi-tief," planted on Hill creek, a tributary of Coldstream, t hence nnrth SO chains, I hence  west, Sll chains, liienee soulli So chains, theuce  eust SO eliains to point of coniluclicLliiiut.  Dated June asril, 1I.1M.  :i Commencing at'a post uiavkctl "0. Lund's  north cast corner," planted two miles from Coldstream, tour miles below Laforme ranch, thence  south &l chains, tliijieo west .SO chains, thence  nortli Sll chains, Hieiicu cast SO chains to point of  CBiiinieiiccineut.  4 Commencing nl a post marked ,[<*. Lund's  south easl corner," near li. Lund's north east-  corner, theuce north so chains, tlicucc west SO  cliuins, theuce south SO chains, tiieuee enst SO  chains to place of commencement,  f������ Commencing ut a post marked "ll. Lund's  soutli west corn.-r," nciir <{. Lund's south cusi  corner, thence north Sll ciiains, tlicucc east so  chains, llienco south su chains, tlience west SO  chains to place of commencement.  (j Commencing at. a pest, marked "li. Lund's  north west corner," near I.'. Lund's soutli west corner, thence south SO chains, tiieuee east SO chains,  tlience nortli So eliains, tlience west SOchaius to  place of soiiinteuceineitt.  Dated .Line aitli, 1001.  7 Commencing iit a post marked "(J. Lund's  south cast corner,' near A. .lolinsun's north cast  corner, -2 miles down Coldstream from I'lyuii  creek thence north SO chains, tiieuee west SO  ciiains, tlience soutii SO chains, tlience cast SO  chains to place or commencement.  Dated .tune 57th, WW.  ft. LUM).  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that 00 davs after  date we the undersigned intend to applv to  tho Chief Conimissioner of lands and Works  for a special licence to eut and carry away  timber Irom the following described*lands,  situated in Norlh East Kootenay.  Commencing nt a post marked "1'rank Corson's  sonlh west corner," planted on the west side of  Vermillion river, thence north 100 ciiains, thence  east too chains, thonce south 100 chains, thence  west 1110 chaius to initial post.  Dated this 13tli day of June, 1'JIM.  PRANK CORSON,  I'er Joseph lloyee, Audit.  NOTICE.  Notice is lierel.y given that thirty days nfter  date I intend to apnly to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands in the West Kootenay district:  Commencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  south west corner post," anil planted at the side of  the l*ig llend trail about 5 miles north of Downie  creek, tlience north ������0 cliaiii3, tlience east SO  chains, thence south So chains, theuce west So  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 2nd day of May, I0o4.  NOTICE.  Notice Is liereby given that tliirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Cliief Coiincissioncr  of Lands ami Works f,,r a special licence to cut  and carry away timher from the following desci ibed  lands iu Nortli Kast Kooteuay district:  Commencing at a po>t marked "Hugh llruce's  south west corner," planted on the vvest side i.f  Vermillion river, theuce north 100 chains, thenre  east mo chains, thence south loo chains, thence  west, lot) chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 13th day of .lime, IDOL  IIITOH HUL*CK,  I'er Joseph lloyee, Agent.  11112  E. McBKAN.  NOTIUK.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of Lauds ami Works for a special license to eut  and carry away timber rrom the following described lamls iu North East Kooleuny:  Commencing at a post marked "Joseph Boyce's  norlh east corner," planted on the west side of  Kooteuay river, tlience south 100 chains, thence  west 100 chains, thence north 1G0 chains, theuce  east mo chains to point of eouunenceineiit.  Dated this 10th day of J une, 1004.  .lOSEI'II BOYCE.  "  NOTICK.  Notice is*herehv given Hint rro dnys after  dale 1 intend to apply to Hie Chief Commissioner of Lands anil Works fora special licence  to cnt and carrv nwny timber from tlio following described lands situated In . or Ui l_nst  Ko'oioiiny :  Commencing at a post maiked "J II. Robinson's south cast corner." planted 'on lire  west side Kootenay river, opposlie Hie fork,,  thence west IW chnins, tlierrce norih.lti chnins.  thence cast 1R0 chnins, thence soulli" 40 chains  to place of commencement.  And  Commencing nt a post-marked "���������'��������� T- ������������������*���������*--  inson's norrh cast corner," planted on tire  west side of Knoicnav river opposite the forks,  ihence west 100 t-liiiius'lheiice'sonih 10 chains,  t hence east, ico eliains. thence north 40 chains  to place of commencement.  Dated July 22ml, 1904.    -  Jl II. ROBINSON,  J'crL. 1). Mcl'.ac, Agent.  NOTICE.-  Notice Is liprebv given Hint tliirty days after  date 1 irrterrd 10'apply '0 Ilie Cliief Commissionerof Lauds nnrl Works foraspecial licence  lo cut nnd carrv nvfav timber from the following described lar.s4s, fituatcd In Nortli East  Kootenay:  Commencing nt a post mnrked ."Hugh  Bruce's norlh cast corner," plantcd'on the  west side of Kootenay river,opposite the forks  thenre west 100 cliniiiB,liienee smith 40 chains,  tlience east 100 chains, tlience nortli 40 chains  10 plat e of commencement.  Dated July 22nd, 1S01.  HUGH BRUCE.  I'er L. D. Mci'-nc, Agent.  '   NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that tliirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of Lands nml Works for a special licence to cut  anil entry n-.vay timlier from the following de-'  scribed lands sitmnlu in tlio .West Kootenay  district.  1 Commencing at a post marked "A. Johnson's  south east, corner," planted about IU niiles up  Camp creek, thence north SO chains, tlicuco west  SOclraiiis, tiieuee south 80 chains, tlience east SO  chains to point of commencement.  2 Commencing at a pust marked "A. Joluijon's  south westcorner," near A. Johnson's southeast  cornerf tlience north So chnins, theuce east t'O  chains, tlu-ucc south 80 chains, tlience west SO  chains to pointof 00111111011001110111.1  3 Commencing at a post marked "A. Johnson's  rrorth cast corner," planted on Hill creek near  (1. Lund's soulli east corner, thence west SO chains,  thence south SO chains, thenee east SO chains,  theuce north SO chains to point of commencement.  4 'Commencing at a post marked "A. Johnson's  south west corner," jilanted about four miles  up Canoe river ti-ailttlieiice uoith SO chains, theuce  cast 80 ciiains, tiieuee soutli 80 chains, llrence  west SO eliains to plaeu of commencement.  r> Commencing at a post marked "A. Johnson's  south east corner," near A. Johnson's south west  corner, theuce norlh SO chains, thence cestSO  chains, thence south SO chains, tiieuee east SO  ciiains to point of commencement.  Dated.)une2"rd. lf)t!4.  0 Commencing at a post maiked "A. Johnson's  noith west corner,*' planted ou west bank uf Coldstream, 2 litiies down from I-'iynn creel;, tlience  soutli SO chains, tlieiiee east so ciiains, tiieuee  norlh SO chains, Iheuce west SO chaius to point of  commencement.  7 Cunnueiioini-at a post marked "A. .Toiiuson's  nnrtii east corner," near A. Johnson's norlli wc.^t  corner, thencu soutli so chains, tiieuee west SO  chains, thencu noitli SO chains, tlicucc east SO  chains to place of commencement.  Dated June 27lh, IBOl.  A. JOHNSON.  NOTICE.   .,  Notice is hereby given that tliirty daysafter  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the ��������� following descrilied lands in North East Kootenay :  Commencing nt a post maiked "E.J.Buckley's  south west corner," planted on the east side of  Kootenay river, thonce north 100 ciiains, therrce  eiist 11,0 chains, tlience south 1G0 chains, thence  west lOtl chains to point of commencement.  Dated this llth dayof June, 1004.  lt. .7. BUCKLEY,  Per Josepii Boyce, Agent  NOTICE,  Notice is hereby given rhat thirty days after  il.ite I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of 1-ands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timlier from the following descrilied lamls in the West Kooteimy district:"  I. Commencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  south east corner no.*t." and planted at tlie west  bank of the Columbia river opposite tlie mouth of  lluldieh creek, thence north So chains, thence  west So chains, thence south so chain**, thence  east SO chains to the place of comiucricemeut.  ���������2. Cominencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  noith ea.-t coiner uost," and planted at the west  liank of the Columbia river opposite tlie mouth of  HoUlich creek, thence south So chains, tiieuee  west SO chains, thence north SO chain*, therrce  east SO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 2.*th ilay of April, l9o4.  ml2  K. McllEAN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty days after  date Lintend to apply to the Cliief Conimissioner  of hands and Works fora special licence to cut and  carry'away timlier from the following desclibed  lands in the West Koolenay distrrct:  1. Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolse>*s  south westcorner post*' ami planted at al������n_t orre  mile uorth of the Columbia ri\er at P. Pererson's  north east corner, thence nortli SO chaiiin, thence  east SO chains, tlience soutltSO chains, theuce west  SO chains to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing ata post marked "D. Woolsey's  south east corner post" nml jilanted nt about one  mile north of the Columbia ri\ er at P. Peterson's  north east comer, tlience north SO chains, thence  west SO chains, thence south SO chains, thence  east SO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 23rd da} of March, 1904.  mch31  D. WOOLSEY.  NOTICK.  Noiice Is herebv Riven Hint thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands nnd Worksforaspcciul license  to cut and carry away timber from Hie following described lands:  Commencing at a post mnrked " A. eXasIi-  croft's Southenst corner," planted on the west  boundary line (near the south cndi of K, & S..  rot 870. \Vest Eooictinv district; thence west  40 cl nins; Ihence norlh about 11,"1 chains to  bounds ryot Hie Joseph LcLondc limit; thence  cast 40 chains, lollowing boundary line of  llic I.e Londc limit; thuiicu-poiuli 113 chnins  more or less following tlie west boundary line  of IC. <t S., Lot 870, to place of commencement.  Haled Julvl'Jlh, 1901.  A, E, ASIICROtT,  NOTICE.  .Notice is hereby given that thirty dnys nfter  date I intend tn apply to thc Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a Fpeeial lieencp  to cut and carr< away timber from the following described lauds, situated In North Eust  Kootenny:  Commencingat apost marked "E.1 E.Adair's  north east corner," planred on the west tide  of Kootenny river, opposite thc forks, thenee  west 1G0 chains, thenee south 40 chains, thence  east ICO chains, thence north 40 chains to  place of commencement.  Bated July 22nd, 1C04.  E. E. ADAIR,  Per L. D. McRae, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thnt thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tho chief Commissioner of Lsirds and Works for 11 special licence  to cutand carry away timber from the following described lands, situated in .>orth East  Kootenay:  Commencing nt a post marked ' Richard  Ruckle}': pon|i cast corner." planted on the  ivcsi side of Kootenay rivor.oppoRite thp forks,  thence west 1C0 chains, thence soutii 40 chains,  tlience cast 100 chains, thenee north 40 chains  to place of commencement.  Dated July22nd, 1904.  RICHARD BUCKLEY,  ter U D. McRae, Agent.  NOTICK.  Notice Is hereby given thai thirty days aftor  dale I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lunds una Works for a special licence  to cut nnd enrrv away Umber from tho following described lauds, situated In North East  Koolenay:  _Coin*riicnelng_ at n_nost marked -'II. Bruce's  norlli wesi corner;" "plarifed-onrtlic uiislbiink  of Vermillion river, theneo east ifiochains,  tin 111 e ioihIi 40 chnins, thence wesi lUUc: nins,  thenee norlh 40 chains tu placo of commencement.  Dated this Olh day of July, 1904.  -   H, BHUCE,  Per Jofinph Boyce, Agent.  NOTICK.  Notice In hereby given that tliirty days after  datel Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner ol Lnnds nnd Works for n special licence  to cut nnd carry away timber from the following deseribed lauds, situated iir North East  Kootenay: ������������������-.. .  Commencing at a postmarked "M. MeSor*  ley's norlh westcorner," planted on tlio east  batik of Vermillion river, theneo east 1C0  chains, ihence soutb 40 chains, theneo wcsllCil  eliains, thencc~-north ?40: chaius .to place of  cornrnencemcxrt.  Daled thisOtli dayof July, 1904.  M. MeSORLEY.  Fer Josepii Boyce, Agent.  NOTICE. :'[."[[  Notlrcis hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commis;  sioner of Landsand V orks for aspecial liconcc  to out and carry away timber from Hie following described lands, situated in North East  Kootenay:   ���������;���������.���������'.  Commencing at a post marked "William  Crawlord'ssouth ?wcst corner,'? planted on the  eust bank of Vermillion river, thence cast 100  chains, thence north 40 chains, thence west 1G0  chains, therrce soutlr 40 chains to place of  commencement. ?'  Dated tlris Ctlr day of July, 1904.    ;7; ;    ..  WILLIAM CRAWFORD.  Per L. P; MfsRup, Agent  NOTICE.  Noiice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following deseribed lands, situated in North East  Kootenny;  Commencing at a postmarked "Mrs. K. Mc-  Sorley's sontli west corner," planted on the  cast bank of Vprpilllorr river, thence past 100  chains,'tlience north 40 chains, thence westlOO  chains, theneo south 40 chains to place of  commencement.  Dated this Oth day of July, 1904.  MRS. K. MeSORLEY,  I'er Joseph Boyce, Agont,  NOTICE.  Notice is heieliy given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief 1 :oiiimissioncr  of Lands and Works for a special" licence lo cut  and curry away timber from tlio following described lands situate iu tlie West Kootenay  district:  1 Commencing at apost marked "11. A. Lund's  nortli wet.t comer," pluntcd on I'lynn creek, n  tributary of Coldstream, one-half inilc/r uu river,  thence cast Sll chains, tiieuee soutlr so chains,  theuce west SO cluiiiis, thence norlli 8 I chains to  plaeo*of cominencc-.ii'jut.  2 Commencing at a post maiked "1*. A. Lund's  nortli uiirtrxriiriiui'," near 11. A. Lund's north west  corner," thence west 80 eliains, tlience soutii rfO  chains, thencu east SO chains, thence north 80  chains to place of commencement.  3 Commencing at a post marked "R. A. Lund's  south eust corner," planted on west bank of Gold-  stream, f, iniles below Klynu creek, tlrerice nortli  80 chains, theuce west SO chains, tiieuee south SO  chains, thencu east SO chaius to place of com-  lueneeiucut.  4 Commencing at n post maiked "E. A. Lund's  north west corner," ueur R. A. Lund's south east  cornor.-theiice soutli SU ciiains, thenee east 80  chains, tlience north 80 ^chains, thencu west So  chains to point of commencement.  ti Commencing at a pnst marked "R. A. Lund's  north east corner," nearilt. A. Lund's north west  corner, tiieuee suulh 8u chains, tlience west 80  chains, tlience north-So chains, theuce east So  chains to place of commencement.  0 Coimiiencing at a post marked "K. A.JLuiid's  south east corner," planted on the west bank of  Goldsiream, 4 miles below I'lyuii creek, theuce  north So chains, thence west 80 chains, thenee  soutii 80 chains, thence cast 80 chains to point of  commencement.  7 Commeneiug at apost marked "R. A Lund's  north west corner," near 11. A. Lund's south east  corner, thenee south 80 "chains, tlience east So  chains, theuce north so ciiains, - theuce west So  chains to point of commencement.  Dated June 27th, 19o4.  II. A. LUND.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that tliirty days after  date I intend to apply to tho Chief Commissioner  ot Lands and Works for a special license to cat  and carry away timber from the following described lands in North Eas.t ICootcnay:  Commencing at a post maiked "A. Johnson's  south west corner." planted on the east side of  Kootenay river, thence uoith ICO chains, thence  east 100 chains, thenee souih 100 chains, theuce  west 100 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this llth day of June, 1904.  'A. JOHNSON,  Pei Joseph Boyce, Agent.  NOriCE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days aftor  date I intend to apply to tlie Chief Coinmissior'er  of Lnnds and Works for a special license to cut  and cairy away limber from tlie following de-  s'-iihed lauds iu Nortli East Kotitcuay:  Commencing at a post marked "E. E. Adair's  nortli east corner," planted nu the westc.ide of  ICootcnay river, thenee soutii 160 chains, thence  west 100 chains, tlience norlh 100 chains, theuce  east ICO chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 10th day of June, 11104.  E. E. ADAIR,  Per Josepii Boyce, A gent.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty *'.ays after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Conimissioner  of Lands and Woiks for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from tlie following described lauds ill North Etui Kooteuay:  Commencing at a pnst marked "L. D. McRac's  noitli cn���������t corner," planted on tiie west side of  Kootenay river, tiieuee south SO chains, thence  west 100 chains, thence north SO chains, thence  east 100 chains to point of coininenceinent.  Dated this lOtli day of June, 1904.  L. D, McKAK,  Per Joseph Boyce, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty ilays after  date I" intemi to make application to tlie Chief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a special  license to cut and carry awny limber from tlie following descrihed lands iu North Kast Kootenay:  Commencing ata pnst-iuutkcd "T. W. Bain's  south west corner," planted on the west side of  Veimillion river, thence noitli 160chains, thence  cast SO chains, thence south 100 chains, tlience  west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Daled this 13th day of June, 11)04.  T. W. BAIN,  Per Josepii Boyce. Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty daysafter  date I intend to innke application to thu Honorable tlle Chief Commissioner of Lauds arrd Works  fnr permission to cut and carry away timber from  tti'ei- following dcserlbedjarrils^ situated In tlle  ICootcirayDisti'lct, Jircrr        ~���������: "' " ..������������������  Commencing at a post at the south west corner  of Lot 800, marked southeast corner, thence north  one mile, thenee west one mile, thencu south one  mile, thencu cast one mile to the point of com*  muiicumcirt.  And commencing at 11 post about a quarter of a  mile east of.the soutii wost corner of Lot SCO,  marked north cast corner, thencu west two miles,  thuncu south mru*half mllu,'thunee eust two miles,  tlience nnrtii one-half -jillu lo tliu point of commencement. ���������������������������>-.  Duted July 2nd, .1001.   .������������������'';���������  CHARLES MACDONALD.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty daysafter  ���������Inter I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence tocut  anil carry away timber from the following described lands In the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "M.J.Par-  sorr's south west come* post" .and planted at  about one aird onc-forrrth miles from the mouth of  lioltlfch creek and on tho east bi)iik of said creek,  thence nnrtii 1C0 chains, thence cast 40 chains,  thunee south 1C0 .chains, theuce west 40 chains to  the place of cdinincticetncpt. .  8. Commencing at it post marked "M. J. Parson's south cast' corner post" and planted at about  one and one-fourth miles from the mouth of lloldich! creek und on the east bank of said creek,  thence- north 100 chain's, thencu west 40 chains,'  tlience south 100 chains, thence east 40 chains to  tho.placo of commencement.  .  Dated this 25th day of March, 1004.  mcli31 ?. M. J. PARSON.  -^������������������ ��������� T  A , I" NOTICE.  Jf 0. icp is hereby given that thirty days after date  I intend to apply tb the? Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special licence to cut and  carry away timber' from the following described  lands irr the W'estKootenay district:     * 'j  1. Commencing at a post marked "II. G-Parson's soutii east comer post" and planted at  ahout one mile north of the Columbia river, back  of Strawberry Flat, thence north 80 chains, thencu  west 80 chains, thencu south 80 chains, thence cast  80chainsto thoplaceof commencement'.  2. Commencing at a post marked "II. O. Parson's soutii west corner post" and planted at  about one mllu north of thu bank of the Columbia  river, back of Strawberry Flat, thence north 80  chains, thence east 80 chains, thence soutii 80  chains, thcuco west 80 chains to the place of  commencement.  Dated this 24th day of March, 1904.  mcliSl fl. O. PARSON  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given Hint thirty days afte  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of I,ant(s and Works for a special license to cut  ami carry away timber from the following desci ibed lands iu North East Kootenay:  Cnuitucnciug at a post maiked "Win. Crawford's  soutii west comer," planted on the east side of  Kootenay river at rnoutii of Vermillion river,  tlience rrorth ICO chains, thence east SO chains,  thence suulh 1C0 chains, theuce west SO chains to  point of commencement.  Dated this 14th day of June, 1004.  WM. CRAWFORD,  Per Joseph Boyce, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty days after  dale I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for a special license to cut  arrd carry aw-ay timber from Hie following de*  scribed lauds irr North East Kootenay:  Cominencing at a post marked "A. K. Kincaid's  south west corner," planted ou the east side of  Kootenay river near mouth of Vermillion river,  thcrreu^rrortlrJiMLi'halns^thenca^cast SO-chains^  thuircu soutii 100 chains, theuce west SO chains to  point of commencement.  Dated thi.s Ulh day of June, lOOi.  A. K. KINCAID,  '       Per Josepii Boyce, Agent.  NOTICE.  In the matter of Edward Ernest William Ward  deceased, and in thc matter of thc Official  Administrators' Act.  Notice is herebv given thnt by order of HU  Honor J. A. Forin, local judge, dated thc Oth  dayof July. 1904, George S. McCarter. Official  Administrator for that part of Kootenay county comprised within the Kevelstoke Electoral  Distriet. has been granted letters of administration with the will annexed, to administer  nil and singular the estate of Edward Ernest  William Ward, deceased.  And further take notice that all claims upon  the said estate must be sent in to thc said  Adminis:rfctor, at his office, Imperial Bank  Block. Revelstoke, B. C, within 30 days from  the date hereof, after which time all proceeds  will be distributed among the parties lawfully  thereunto entitled.  GEORGE S. McCARTER,  Official Administrator.  Dated the 13th day of July, 1904.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given that thirty days after  date I intend to "applv to the Chief Commissionerof Lands and Works for a special license  to cut and carry away limber from thc following described lauds situated on Tum Turn  Lake, Lillooet district. B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "S. Linebarger's nortb cast corner post," planted on  the east bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  miles up from Tum Tum Lake, thence south SO  chains, thence west SO chains, tbence north SO  chains, ihence east SO ehainsto point oi commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "5. Linebarger's'. sonth east corner post," planted on  the easl bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  miles up from Tum Tum Lake, thence north 80  chains, lhence west SO chains, thence south 80  chaius, thence east SO chains 10 point of commencement.  Dated thls22nd day of April, 1901.  S. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given that thirty days after  date I intend to applv to thc Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license  to cnt and carry away timber from thc following described lands situated on Tum Tum  Lake, Lillooet district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "N. Linebarger's south west corner post," planted at the  north west corner of N. Linebarger's No. 1  limit, thence east tfl chains, thence north 80  chains, thence west SO chains, thence south SO  cbains to point of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of April, 1904.  N. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE.  Notice Is herebvgiven that thirty days after  date.*, intend to applv to the Chfef commissioner of Lands ana W orks for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated in North East  Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked ' Frank Corson's south west corner," planted ou the north  bank of Simpson river, thence norm 1G0chains,  thence east 40 chains, thence south 1C0 chains,  tbence west 40 cbains to place of commencement.  Dated this Sth day of July, 1904.  FRANK CORSON,  Per L. D. McRae, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notico is liereby given that tliirty days after  datel intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands arrd Works for a special license to cut  ami carry away tiiuber from the following described lands in Nortli East Kootenay:  ��������� Commencing nl a postmarked "J. II. Robinson's  north east corner, planted on the west side of  Kootenay river, tlience south SO chains, thence  west 1C0 chaius, tiieuee noith SO chains, theuce  east 160 chains tn point of commencement.  Dated this 10th day of June, 1901.  J. II. ROBINSON,  Per Joseph Boyce, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 ilays after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner ?of  LaniLs and Works for a lease for 21 vears to cut  timlier on the following described lands. lying  partly In the distriet of W est Kooteuay and parkin the district of Cariboo :  Commencing at a post planted on? the north  hank of Harvey, creek near its confluence with  Canoe river, West Kootenay district, thence north  80 chains, thence west SO chains, thence north SO  chains, tlience west 80 chains, thence north 100  chains, tlience west 240 chains, thence. north 720  chains, thence west 120 chains, tlieiiee north loo  chains, thence east 1C0 chains, theneo south 320  chains, thence' east ��������� ICo chains, theuce south 32o  chains, thencu east SO ch-iirrs, thence sonth 400  chains, tlieuoe oast 80 chains, tlience soutIr4oo  chains, tlience west SO chains more or less to the  point of commencement.  Dated this 16th March, 1904.      ���������  api 14  JAMES A. HARVEY  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  dute I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lainlj and W orks for a special license to cnt  and carry away timber from the following described lands'In North East Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "Anna J. Robinson's north east comer," planted on the west side  of Kootenay river, thence south SO chains, thence  west 100 chains, thence north 80 chains, thenee  east 1C0 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 10th dayof June, 1904.  ANtfA J. ROBINSOS,  Per.Joseph Boyce, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to rhe Chfef Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber from thc following described lands, situated in North East  Kootenay:.  Commencing at a post marked "Joseph  Boyce's south cast corner," planted on tne  Tiorlh-bstiirof Simpson river, thonco north 160-  chains, thence west 40 chain*, thence south 100  chains, thence cast 40 chains to place of commencement.  Dated this 5th day of July, 1904.  JOSEPH BOYCE.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 Intend to apply 10 the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Worke for a special licence  to cut and carry awav timber Irom the following described lauds, situated ln North Eut  Kootenay:  Commencing at apost marked "Eddie Mul-  herun's soutb west corner," planted on tbo  north bank of Simpson rivcrrthencc north ICO  chains.thence east 40 chains, thence south ICO  chains, thence west 40 chains to place of com-.  mencement.     ?  Dated this 6th day of July, 1904.  EDDIE MULIIERAN,  Per Joseph Boyce, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice ls hereby given thot thirty days after  date I intend to apply to thc Chief Commissioner ol Lands and Works fora special licence  to cut and carrv away timber from thc lollowing described lands, situated in North East  Kootenay:  ���������Commencing at a post marked "L. D.Mc-  Kae's south east corner," planted on the north  bank of Simpson river, thence north ICC  chains, thence west 1) chains, thence south ICO  cbains, thence east 40 chains to place of commencement.  Dated this 5th doy of July, 1901.  L. D. McRAE.  ��������� i'": NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thot thirty days after  dote 1 intend to apply to tbe Chfef Commissioner of Lands and works for a speciol licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated in North East  Kootenay :  Commencing at a post marked "Angus McLean's south west corner," planted on the  north bank of Simpson rher, thence north 160  chains, thence east 40 chains, thence sonth IGO  cbains, thence west 40 chains to place of commencement.  luted this 5th day of July, 1904.  ANGUS McLEAN,  Por Joseph Boyce, Agent  ���������^Wj������t.1<a������������ll!������liwiC|K������v-������w^;irf53<3s������j^  "ff& :^*u������i3^*^H**w*&"?**������'!L*'  t9ayQ&&Q*rBQ&9S&&&^&BW&9ttQerttQ&^Q9Q0������&������Q������to9&B  l;i_.  OR,   THE  WILL  HISSING  I e������r9t*a^eoe<Mt>������9������*rS@0OaO9S>9 ������St5������������������0090Wl-_-fl������S������������:*>3������9G3S>C*������  ClIAPTKIl   .Will'.���������Cont. nm   nwny,   noilher  would   she.      She  thought  of  l'hiiip'.s  fuvorito  Hires :  She was try ins io rii thei* resolution to tell nil. "Hiiro 1 sny 1  ���������.ant ro flee temptation?" she asked  .v-i.-cli again nml again, .-uid tho  pathos of Iter fnee deepened under  i\l.-. Inifleli.v'K kind null quest iouing  gaze, until it suddenly overcame  hinr.  "I'ooi" clrild," he exclaimed, tilmost  before ho know tlrnt lie was .spooking.  There uns such a concent ruled tenderness nnd compassion in his voice,  that Jessie's overwrought, feelings  reached a climax, nnd she burst into  tent's. She was about to toll him  nil, when thc sound of n heavy iron  step on the wooden footbridge iiuule  her start, while Mr-. Ingleby, with a  sudden, half-guilty air, sprung to  hi.s feet, dropping her hnnd, when  1. ecauglit the full, indignant, sullen  gaze of Roger Pltuumer's eyes, and  crimsoned  bciieaih  it.  The bridge was a stone's throw  from the fallen trunk, which was  partly screened from it by hazel  bushes, and Roger, with a savage  touch of his hat, nnd final scowl,  was out or" sight again in a moment,  leaving Jcssio unenrry and half-abashed,  she knew not why.  Air. Ingleby did not again take her  hand or suffer his voice lo betray  too fully the tender compassion he  felt for the lonely, lovely child ho  had seen grow toward womanhood.  He stood before her with a grave  air, and preached her a nice little  sermon on the sin of discontent, to  which she listened with becoming  meekness, though not without a lit.  tie reproach in her large pathetic  gave. He recommended her some  do-.otional and other reading, and  rh al ked out various duties'for hor,  and bid her come oftener to tho rectory and  take counsel of his sister.  '���������I know," he said in conclusion,  "ihat your position is a very trying  one. hut heaven will reward you as  you bear it patiently. Ho of good  cheer. Jessie, India will soon bo  tranquil, and yoir and Philip will bo  united and live happy over after,  liko a story book. But, I am sadly  afraid that -your connection with  Mnrweli Court has done you harm.  Forgive my plain speech if I say that  Miss -Lonsdale is not a fit friend for  you. Such      friendships     produce  heart-burnings and mortifications,  and engender discontent, though you  may not be able to trace the feeling  Oo'lcos  to  tho  Court."  -She had turned very red during  tli i.s exhortation; she was very white  as she replied :  '������������������How. can I give up tlio Court  while I am at Redwoods 1: It would  he cruel to desert Miss Wedway when  I nnx near and have no other duties.'  "The whim will pass with her;  don't make '.yourself indispensable  there." he repeated, utterly blind to  the real danger. "Go less frequently."  "Vou may be sure, Mr. Ingleby,  that1 shall riot go there more frequently than I can help." she replied,  with 'despairing emphasis as thoy  parted, and she wont home with Her  ���������secret still locked in her breast.  Thou dust    preserve t'.'.c stars from  wrong,  And       the    most      ancient    heavens  through theo are fresh nml  strong."  Slie followed "Mr. Ingleby's counsels, and listened lo volumes of good  advice from his sister, who took her  in hand as desired, arrd petted and  scolded her with */.csL; she became a  Sunday School toucher, und spent  ninny hot Sunday afternoons in turmoil,' dust mid noise, beforo a row of  {stolid, mischievous urchins; vainly  trying to explain to them things she  did irot iiiidcrsliind herself, and to  keep her temper under maddening  provocation, until the. day, mis-called "of rest," became the most exhausting arid unpleasant of the seven.  Jliss Ingleby liked lier brother to  tease hor about lier grand flirtation  with Claude Medway, and she did  not hesitate to say that his visits  and the quips and sallies which passed between them, made her feel at  ���������least six year's younger.  "Nice goings on in your old age,  Miss Sue! And then poor Sally is  scolded for Having a soldier' sweetheart, a quiet fellow in tlie line.  Pray when ain I to ask tlio captain  his'intentions? I have no doubt tho  whole parish is ringing with tlio affair. Well! I hope you will remember your poor relations. I ought at  least to get a deanery.'/  "A pretty dean you would make I  Very Reverend, indeed! Rather Reverend would overstate the case  I was always fond of a cathedral _      ^ ^ ^  ^  town,    and with a "good library and   tIlcy s'a"jd'' an'd"the���������tii_ae!* instead"'of  About n week after Jessie's confession by the stream a messago came  from Ethel Medway entreating her  to como up and spend the day with  her. Everybody was out, even thc  nurse wanted tlio afternoon; it was  too rainy for Ethel to venturo \oirt  of doors. So in Half an hour's  time Jessie was standing by Ethel's  coucli, a fresh nod hope-inspiring vision, with ruin-drops sparkling upon  her bright, lmir; and her color heightened by tho (lump, soft oir; ready to  do anything to while away tho tedium of the sick girl, for whom sho  had a tenderness. The pnle, pinched  face brightened at the sight of her,  and Kthel raised her' arms and drew  Jessie down to kiss her, the latter  submitting to Uro caress with the  princess air Miss Ingleby had observed.  "Everybody is so cross and disagreeable lliis morningi" she said in  a querulous tone. "1 suppose the rain  spoils their- tempers. l>o you feel  cross, Jessie?"  "Not in the least, dear* Miss Medway," she replied. wilh iv gentle  smile; "it is a treat to come and  seo you."  She soon cliased away the gloom  and peevishness, and in a few minutes had her patient in a wheel-chair  traversing tlio North Gallery, in  which thero were a few good pictures  among ninny family portraits nnd  others of mediocre worth'. To Jessie  it .was the picture gallery, and. a  source of great inspiration, since she  had seen no other1, and il; was a. real  pleasure, as she said, to linger  through it and hear all that Ethel  could tell hcr about the pictures. Indeed Marwell Court, really a lino  building full of artistic ancl interesting things, was the most interesting  placo Jessie had ever seen, though  she Had discovered that refined and  beautiful surroundings do not make  peoplo  perfect.  -At the end of thc long gallery was  a large, deep bay window, rind in  this, at Jessie's suggestion, luncheon  was served on a large oalc table.  Mere, besides the long vista of the  gallery,- tliey liad an extensive view  of tlio park with its beautifully  grouped oaks and beeches, so that  tliey seemed to be in the moist  green world outside, being protected  and . divided from the raiu-.swalhod  park only by tlie window-panes.  It is liko    a picnic in  tho rain  letter? Oh! here it is at last!" and  she picked a largo foreign-looking  packet from tlie floor, where, it had  fallen entangled in tho sweeping sari.  Captain Medway smiled behind his  roses; it was not' thus, ho Had been  led to believe, that lovers' letters  wero usually treated, tossed about  and mislaid.  "Let mo see," she continued, opening it. "Dear Jessie���������I was vory  glad to find your letter���������yes���������Cousin  June���������hum. Abrahnm. I beg your  pardon, Miss Medway. Oh! here is  the interestirrg part nt last!���������Sir  Colin is a fine old follow, we learnt  his value in tlie  Crimen "  "That wo did," commented Captain lUedwny. who had carefully noted the signilicaiK'o. or rather, insignificance, of the little staccato quoin! ions.  "It is very badly wilten," Jessie  .interpolate'!, laughingly; "but I  have read it aloud twice already,  and know it pretty well. It is understood that 1. ain to save Him tho  trouble of writing to others in this  way."  "I think," said Ethel, when tliey  drew breath' nfter the final captures  of Lucknow," "that it must bo rather  unpleasant to liave read orre's lovo  letters aloud."  (To bo Continued.)  2*bJjH!Jfi{  as..���������a  historic buildings near me,  could  al-  CHAI-TER XIX.  To Philip. Mr. Chcescman, and  Mrs. Plummer, Jessie had appealed  in vain for permission to fare forth  into a world of honorable toil. Hut  iir. Ingleby was a man of finer sen-  .sib-lities. and of wider and fuller  knowledge of life than either of her  guardians; she had thought he would  understand what she dared not put  inlo words, and what she .scarcely  acknowledged even to hcr own heart,  iimil that sudden rush or" feeling in  the Ingleby's drawing-room frightened her. Finding that sho must remain at Ked woods, she decided to  make tho best of it, and was even  half ashamed of her own cowardice  in trying io flee the temptation that  she knew she ought to resist. Was  =she==so"���������I*4*-*oF=a;---cr-e&uure,-���������Uiat=sho=  could not conquer a passing and unlawful fancy? surely not. Philip ac-  krrowledgad that he was horribly  frightened at    Alma,  but he did not  most fancy myself .learned. I wonder if anybody knows what deans are  expected to do-���������"  "Die, and make way  for- others."  "Then the'.cathedral music! By  tho way, how I wish I had your  hussar's voice in Marwell choir! Roger Plummcr's bass is of''the. most  exasperating, quality'for a, merely Human voice, one can fancy fiends',-" if  fiends ever sing, possessed of such  voices. So strong, too, it dominates  the whole ��������� choir. Jessie's sweet little pipe scarcely atones for it. By  the way, Sire, it was .Wither., too  much" of a good thing to call out  the military, to' cut up the children's  cake for you."  "I didn't. I had set Jessie to cut  it in the school house. Captain Medway happened to bo passing by and  just looked in. When he saw poor  little Jcssio slaving awny at the  slabs of cake with a great carving-  knife, the good-natured follow quietly took tlie knife out of her- hands.  Jessie made no demur, but abdicated  her post with lier little princess air.  I believe that if the Princo of Wales  were to rush headlong to pick up Her  handkerchief, she would accept it as  a natural and proper attention. Unless Heredity is humbug; that child is  thc changeling and not Philip Kan-  clal."  "She is a dear, good, little soul;  and she doesn't hack expensive plum  cake about and waste it, as if it  were Russians-or. Sepoys."  "No, not a stroke morc work did  I get out of her that night. Pin-ling  slaves ready to do her work, she  immediately went home with some  cock and bull story about helping  Cousin Jane pick fruit."  "Sensible girl; slie knew that three  is an awkward number when rne is  beau sabreur. Of course you heard  of Randal's wound. I told i'er I  thought he might manage to get  himself invalided home. She suid he  would not wish it: hc seems to be  a regular fire-eater."  "Well, they can wait, they . are  young enough."  **But    Jessie's position is so peculiar,   Sue."  i=^IieiMiad\i:^Plealv__j__', r_____sh(_ul_l_  think. Happily engaged, young "oncl"  pretty, with no cares, petted hy  everybody, even middle-aged parsons.  Wha't carr thc girl want more?"  All Used Up  By Headaches  Could Not Eat or Work���������Powder3 and Quick Cures  of no Avail���������Lasting Cure Obtained From  DR.   CHASE'S    NERVE    FOOD  This case of Mr. Barber well illus- Isix hoxes of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,  tratcs tha way in which Dr. Chaso's I and I havo not been troubled with  Nerve   Food   cures  headaches. j headache  since.     It  made   a thorough  IS:  1$  lie tried the so-called "quick cures"  first, but without obtaining benefit.  It is a well known fact thuff" such  remedies when they do bring temporary relief do so with a tremendous  waste ot nerve force and consequent  injury to  the system.  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food cures by  rnrichrnc the blood, vitalizing the  nerves and building up the system.  Headache, ns well as all otlwr symptoms oi an exhausted system, disappear before its influence. Its cures  lusting because it removes the cause  of  trouble.  Mr. O. Rarber, Simcoe, Ont., writes:  "Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is n. splendid medicine. I was troubled for a  long time with headaches, which  would come on about once a week  witli such violence that I could not  eat or do nry work. I tried Headache ;'owders and nuick cures, which  did no good.  "Afioiii eight     month's  ago   I  took  and lasting cure."  Mrs. James Clancy, 71.4 Water  street, Peterboro', Ont., stales :���������"I  havo used four boxes of Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food, and found them an excellent medicine. I wns troubled  more or less for nineteen years with  severe headnches, which made me  useless as for as accomplishing my  work was concerned.  "The Nerve Food seemed to build  me up generally, and so made o.  thorough cure of my old trouble. T  would not think of being without Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food in the house,  and would strongly recommend anyone suffering as I did to give it a  trial. It succeeded in my case after  a great many remedies h/id failed."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, .*J0 cents  a box, six boxes for S2.50, at all  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto. To protect you against  imitations, the portrait and aign.-v-  turo of Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous  receipt book author, arc on every  box,.  dragging by with leaden weight  (lew, and tlie rare sound of Ethel's  voice echoed  through  thc gallery.  It. fell pleasantly upon the ear of  someone approaching the bay window  unseen, by a side corridor, so pleasantly, that, lie paused a moment to  listen to tho girls' mirth.. Jessie  was showing some Indian toys and  knick-knacks that she hud just received from Philip; she had thrown a  richly colored silken sari around her,  ���������ind was playing with an ivory cup  and bnll, laughing and making little  jests with the happy abandonment  of a child; while Ethel hung upon  every word and gesture of Her - entertainer like a little kitten enjoying  the gambols of an older "kit."  lt seemed srrch a pity to interrupt  this innocent pastime, that the newcomer, wl-.ose footfall was unheard  upon the thick, soft carpeting, slipped behind the heavy curtain of the  deep   window,   and   watched   it.  The silken Sari glided gradually from  the slim figure as its poise altered-  with Jessie's efforts to catch tho ball  until it. lay at lier fecr and she  paused, flushed arrd radiant, with one  bright braid of hair loose on her  shoulder, to hand the cup to Ethel,  that she might essay her skill. Then  turning aside to arrange her disordered hair- in the mirror formed by  lazed picture near the curtain, she  uttered  a-* little startled  cry.  **f beg your pardon. I didn't like  lo spoil your game." Captain Medway said, coming forward, and bending over Ethel, holding a bouquet of  white moss-roses to her face,  foot catching in the sari as ho  so.  Jessie after the first crimson of  wide-eyed surprise, became very pale,  and hastily adjusting hor hair and  dress, stood apart. Flow like the  brother and sister were, arrd how  very patient aad gentle the former  was with the slight, maimed creature  to whom he was so devoted.  He was not too graciously received: his .sister poutingly reminded  him that he was supposed to be absent for the day. It was true that  he went off with the others, he replied, but he could not bear her  tin...nil���������ft.lo.ni>-..tin that -disimiL���������.day*.At  MEN- AS HOUSEKEEPERS.  Why They Would Be Out  of Placo  in. the  Suggested. Role..,  A writer in an English' review expresses the opinion that if, for a  while, men could take over all Housekeeping duties, keeping women entirely out of domestic management, the  ensuing revolution would solve thu  servant problem. B.v planning everything on business lines about .10 pet-  cent, of the present labor would be  saved. It is asserted that all the  labor-saving devices in use at present  aro llio inventions of men, ancf that  there are plenty more of these beneficent ideas on tap in the masculine  brain only awaiting an opportunity  for realization. Men do not Havo  the same troubles with' their employes  tliat women do with their servants,  says the writer, and it would not  take the mighty masculine intellect  very long to uo away with the servant  question  entirely.  Wo are inclined to agree witli tlio  writer to this extent: that after a  man had conducted tlie domestic affairs of a household for a few weeks  there would be no servant question,  and no servant eitiier, writes Robert Webster Jones in the Juno Housekeeper. It would bo a task of'Hercu^  lean 'difiiculty to persuade a servant  to enter that House again. Wo can  picture in our mind's eye tlie domestic  chaos tliat would result, the astonishing innovations that would be introduced from cellar to garret. Fancy  the average man attempting to discipline the cook by employing the  same methods with wliich ho is accustomed to coerce tlie office boy. Imagine this man debating tlie vital  questions of "Thursday afternoons  out" and "What shall wo Have for  d.'nnei".'" with an indignant Abigail  whose eloquence exceeds Her logic!-  As for us, we do not want a home  ran ori "strictly business principles.".  There are plenty oi" them in the land,  but they aro called Hotels. Here is a  conundrum: Wlien is a Home not a  home? When it has a man for Housekeeper. Home is tliat realm where  woman rules.  Hundred pounds on tho platform,    or  one ounce balances 25 pounds.  POULTRY NOTES.  No ventilator's aro as injurious as  draughts.  Tlio best results are secured by  giving  llio setting hens dark nests.  A variety of food evon with tho  smallest chickens is worth the trouble.  Some consider tho flesh of the  guinea fowl eqttal to that of the  wild duck.  For tho amount of money invested,  poultry pay boiler thnn any other  stock  kept.  Fowls are never properly fed unless they arc regularly fed.  Ducks arc uoniowhttt hardier and  much easier to raise than chickens.  It costs less to run un Incubator  than to feed the heirs required to  hatch  the chickens.  Plain whitewash liberally applied  will rid  the poultry house of lieu.  Somo hens lay their eggs ahelless  no 'mutter How much materiul in  supplied  them.'  Fowls confined, to yards need morc  food arrd caro than those of unlimited range.  Ono advantage with chickens raised   in   a   brooder   is   thut   they     aro  FOOD AND MILK.  "It is well known tlr'ut milk may  ho watered through the animal  body"���������this is the key to on article  by Allan 11. Clruhnm. published in  the transactions of the Highland and  Agricultural Society of Scotland for  15)04. Incidentally ho touches upon  variations in food rations. A series  of interesting experiments was carried orr by Mr. Graham, for tho purpose of testing parlictilnrly as to  difference in water supply. Two of  these were us follows : Two cows  were given thu following rations  Per day :  15 to IS lbs. long liny.  Hot  mash���������  <l  lbs.   chaff   (cut  liny  and     straw,  equal  purls ).  12 lbs.  bean meal.  2.lbs. bruised oats.  2 lbs. bran.  <l gals,  water, and 2 ounces suit.  1  lbs.  decorticated cotton-cake.  Treacle drink; 4 gals,  water.  On  the 4th of February,  the   mix- ,  ed  morning    milk   tested,   butter-fat,   never chilled aud never got wet  3.05;  solids not fat,  9.7. |    A    small     flock of  fowls  make    a  On otli February, the water- was good adjunct to the garden to con-  increased to 10 gals.. A sample of.s,|mo the waste and surplus pro-  tlie mixed milk  was  tested  on    llth j ducts.  February,  the result being buttorfnt,     -If broody hens  arc properly  trctvt-  1.2;  solids not fat,  S.8. - j eel,  nine  out    of  ten  will  begin     to  On 3rd March' 0 lbs. Indian meal lay again within two weeks.after bc-  was substituted for the cotton-cuke, j ing removed from the nest,  thus producing a ration less rich in i An egg is largely, nitrogenous, the  albuminoids, and tho cows were fed j white is albumen, the yolk contains  thus-for "Ave" weeks. At the end of. phosphoric acid and mineral sub-  thtit time,  a  much  richer ration was ' stanco   and     the     shell  is  composed  mostly of lime,  pounds decorli-1 When the "old hen" is depended  catod cotton-cake 'and six pounds upon os the incubator, il. is highly  bean meal made into a" por- ] essential that sho bo quiet and not  ridgo wore given instead of the 6 , too hea\y in order to secure suc-  Ibs.  Indian  meal,   the  hot mash     in  cess.  otiier respects remaining the same; | One advantage in feeding buck-  but tho water- supply was reduced ] wheat, especially in winter is that  from 10 gallons to G gallons. The it aids "internally in keepi'.ig fowls  results of the experiment showed'in a good condition and al. the same  that during the five weeks, wlien 10, timo, is not as fattening us corn,  gallons of water were given,'tho per- and is equally valuable as an egg  cenlago ol butter-fat was quite low; | producer  immediately, however, after giving  n ration richer in albuminoids, and  decreasing tho water to 6 gals., tho  butter-fat increased and continued  much Higher-, till in the seventh and  eighth weeks it was ovcr ;?J per  cent., the increase in the quantity in  each case being in inverse ration ' to  the variations in tlie bullcr-1'ut content.  During    tlie    following summer  mssiafs inriL resort  THE  church: treasury  the empire.  OB.  Immense    Sums     Available After  Ordinary War Fund is  Exhausted.        ��������� ���������'      ������'      -.-������.������������������������      r ri-rn,i       r ULruil      -ntm  given, and continued for eight weeks.  This      time      six      pounds     decorli-  LETTERS  OP  CARLYLE.  What   He     Thought   of   Tennyson,  Dickens and the Rest.  FOOLHNTG   THE   SPY.    ^  Japanese     Clerks      Supplied-   Him  With. Bogus Plans.  Tlie spy  in  Japan  is not necessarily a Russian, ,for Muscovite gold has  not alwajs been powerless to sap the  his'virtue     of     the  weaker-minded     and  didjmore  ava?acious     Japanese.      Early  'during the  progress  of  hostilities    a  [quarter of a mile stretch of the rnil-  i way between Aomori and Sendai was  | blown  irp  by Russian  agents,     three  ���������of whom were arrested,  and  only    a  j few days ago a     Japanese was    sen-  tenceil by the Yokohama  court to   a  j long term  of    imprisonment for    an  (unsuccessful   attempt  to  secure  mili-  , tary and naval secrets.     Thi.s fellow  iwas in  the  pay of a Russian     naval  j attache,     and    for     upwards of five  'years had been paying large sums to  ; the draughtsmen at places like Yok-  t������ ' osuka nnd Kuro for maps and    plans  Two more volumes of letters by  Carlyle have recently heen published  jand an Knglish critic lias culled from,  a tliem the following references to  number of cows wero _ put in a pas- somo of Carlylc's contemporaries:  ture, with an unlimited waler supply; Here is his rather vicious estimate  and as the summer was wot, it   was' of Thackeray :���������  supposed that tho cattle took al "A great'deal of taleilt in hira, a  great deal of waler along with the great deal of sensibility���������irritability,  grass. - Under these conditio'ns, even sensuality', vanity without limit���������and  when fed C lbs. decorticated cotton nothing, or little but sentimental ism  enko daily, the fat content of the and play-nctorism to guide it all  milk  was Tow.      Indian     meal     was  with'.".    * -  substituted for the cotton-cake, with; Later he says-tliat'for Tliackoray  the result of a very slight decrease) "I care nothing, though ho is a clev-  in fat; Hence Mr. Graham deduced er and friendly man." ' These etaul-  tliat the quantify and quality of litions of idiosyncrasy must, not bo  milk from cows fed on grass during taken too seriously. * It is what we  a wet season cannot be influenced to all-say iu literary deshabille. Even  nny    groat    extent    by  feeding, and  of    Tennyson,     whom    ho liked,     He  writes  "Good-natured, almost kind; but  rather dull to mo! He looks healthy  yet, and hopeful; a stoutjnnn of GO,  with     only  one  deep -wrinkle,    crow  that it is mainly-by regulating the  amount of water consumed by a cow  that we can alter the per cent, fat  in thc milk. Mr. Graham also considers   that   overmuch   water  lias     a       ,.  deleterious effect on  thc  quality and' wrinkle, just under the cheek-bones  texture of tlio butter made from tho |    Again :   "Tennyson  distinctly rallf-  milk. - ior wearisome;    nothing'coming   from  Reg.'-.rding the question ns to wiio-ihim tliat did not smack of utter in-  thcr tiie quality of milk is increased i dolence, what ono might almost call  b.v 'difference, In quantity or quality , torpid sleepiness and stupor." Of  of feeding rations, a summary of re- j Dickens he says :���������  suits attained through experiments | "Has narrowly escaped death by  conducted by Professors Farrington rushing about on 'his readings'���������in  rt,��������� ���������.i���������-,.v <������������������,* +"'cliase of still otiier thousands of  pounds which he needed 'so little."-  .    ^ot=lke^iaoUsiicci*=t=tl>.e^h'umorous=aspect������j  and  she  so  low  and   depressed;     and , of     lhis       tl.uo     st���������,-y   is   that      the  see.     he  had    brought, her the    rare ? ,JraUghtsincn.    so  fnr from  betraving  white roses she was longing ior. and \thoir trust, ha.i merely betrayed ' the  spy.     to  whom,  witli  thn conttivnnco'  gone  almost  on   purposo  for     them  ridden     home    ton miles  in  the rain \o!'uir. ,i���������uioritios, they had all along  supplied false plans and  sketches.  them;  was lie not  nnd    mud     for  good  brother?  "No," was the ungracious resjionse  she and Jessie had been perfectly,  h'nppy together, slie wanted no one  else; and then began a catalogue of  Jessie's virtues, which the Intter interrupted by making an attempt to  go. Hut li'thel dissolved in tears at  tho very thought, nnd assured her  that she had promised to stay and  have tea.  "It worrld bo a pity to spoil a  good action by curtailing it," Claude  said in a tone that implied a sort of  resigned reproach: and Jessie saw  that she could not go away without  making  a fuss over nothing.  A   HACK  FOU  WF.A1.TM,  .md Woll nro given, whicli tend to '  show that an increase in feeding rations will not change the richness of  milk, provided thc cows Have not  been starved or underfed to begin  with. Tho quantity will increase,  but no', the quality.' For tho first  few days after- the change has been  mnde, thc milk will bo richer, but  as soon as the cows have got used  to tlio new rations the milk returns  to its normal quality; hence, tlie professors have concluded that the quul-  ity of milk a cow gives is natural to  her, and that the only, way of permanently improving the richness of  milk is by disposing of cows  give poor milk, and keeping only  thoso wh'os������ milk is rich in butter-  fat. On tho other hand, it must be  remembered that, though ono cow  w'n^glvo^pdorcrpnillc^hinf^aivoUiwT  she may morc than make up tlie percentage ' hi' the larger amounts sho  yields. The , persistency of a cow  in keeping up tlio yield is also a  point of importance. ,r Hence, botli  cow and feeding require selection',  those cows "only being -retained  whicli give the highest total amount  of btrtter-fut.  Of Ilret Harte ho' writes :���������  "A man altogether madellcd upon  Dickens, like Dickens seeking his  heroes in the region of blackguardism aird the gutters, where heroic  magnanimities anil benevolences, I  believe,- wero never found, and delineating them, like him. by ell-deep  mimicry, instead of penetrating to  the real root of them." ,,  When Disraeli offered Carlyle a  baronetcy and rr  pension Ho wrote :  "You would have boon surprised   to Have found your poor old brother  thnt|'pom converted into Sir ..Tom, Hart-  Dizzy is the" only mnn I nlmos-t never  spok'o of ���������except.; with  contempt,".-'  WF.1C! If ING SMALL 'ARTICLF.S.  Many farinurn having ������ large farm  scale with a capacity of from twelve  to sixty hundred pounds, have nor  means of weighing accurately any  article weighing less thnn. at the  very least, a half pound. When it  is necessary to weigh' less than this,  and the usual farm scales nt hand,  the  following method  will   be    found  The two boys were standing with'  their noses glued to the jeweller's  shop-window, when a kind-looking  old  gentleman  approached.  "Now," he said, "I. wonder which  of you two lads is the best runner?"  Both immediately loudly claimed  the distinction.  "Sli-sh!" said the old gentleman.  "We will soon settle that point. Vou  must start now from here, and run ! quite simple, and, whnt is often more  completely round this block of build- important, it is 'very nccui-iile if  "Besides," Kthel added, "'you have jlngs. I will wait here, and (he boy ordinary core be taken. In the or-  not read me Captain Randal's Luck-j who reaches me first shall liave ten i dinary farm scale n one-poiin'd .weight  now letter as 5'on promised." [rents.      One, two, three:" |iinist. be put.oir  th'r* counterpoise '.'to  Jessie     hesitated,      hut.     the  word i    The  toys  started  ofr  like the  wind, \ weigh     articles    over      one    hundred  "Lucknow"   whs a  cue that  Captain | and simultaneously there was a iotid  Medway  did  nol? fail  to seize.   Fvery-   crash.    The     jeweller     rushed   out  of  body had a right to be .interested  in? his  shop,   and     perceived   first     l.hat  Lucknow. i there. Was a, large hole in  his    shop-  "Oh, but that wns all in the pap-j window, and, secondly that two  ers long ago," Jessie objected; "this ; boys "were running for dear life up  is stale; news, the letter was doinye'd," ! the street. ITo thirsted for their,  and it is only Captain 'Randal's per-; blood, and so he 'ran' also in pursuit.'  sotial experience, which might, J Then tho kind-looking old gentlerrrnn  thought,  interest Miss Medway." 'entered  the shop,  from which' he em-  "Only! Lucky follow!" .ho exclaim-1 crged with bulky pockets a few moments Inter, looking, if anything,  more benevolent than over. There,  have bi'On runny touching inquiries!  iibouI. thai old gentleman, but up  to this trine he lias not al tended to  a ward   Ihal,   dm   cunts.  ed. and she found that she must, read  the  letter.  Would a. girl under nny circumstances rend a. love-letter, he asked  himself, while attentively studying  lier movements, and pulling his lovely bouquet to pieces at his sister's  doHire.  "Dear me!" said Jessie, looking  aliout and sen rolling among the toys  scattered on the tablo; ."where is the  PRINTERS' QUEER.ERRORS.  To th'o many instances given of  typographical errors, which, like the  poor, are always with us, we add  tlio following :���������  Horace Greeley was noted  for   his |or Nlcliolas as available���������but not un-  wretched     writing,     whicli      puz/.lcd  til then  Among th'o tilings which seem to  Kuvo struck Henry Norman tho most  during his recent stay r.t St. Petersburg was the glimpso which ho was  allowed to obtain of tho war chost  of Russia, which dispelled in his mind  till doubts as to tho financial ability  ot tlio Russian Government to prosecute tho present conliict for n considerable time to conic, independently  of the assistance of llio foreign money markets. The liuswlnn war fundi  aiiiounl.s, it is snid in Russia, at lho  present moment to SGOO,000,000 in  gold, an cstimato which by soma Is  thought to bo exaggerated. But oven  If this wero the case there is rro  doubt that it exceeds under any circumstances ������300,000,000, the tremendous monetary loss sustained by  the absence of any returns from tliis  vast jiilo of gold in tho sluipo of interest being moro than compensated'  for by the nssuranco which its presence in t.ire treasury gives to the Muscovite Government in crises such ns  tho one to which the Russian Empii'o  is now being .subjected. .,  CHURCH'S HOARD. .  But in addition to tliis war chest,  concerning the existence of which no  concealment is made, the Czar can in  a momont of great emergency -, draw  upon: a still more gigantic fund, of  which little is known, especially  abroad. It is known as tho "Holy  Gold Fund of Russia," and has been  amassed by years and years of collections from the orthodox faithful in  nil portions of tlio empire, arid from  the profits of tho administration of  the landed estates, tho mines a.nd enterprises of ono kind and another Lo-  longing to the churches and to tho  monasteries.  Jn no country in tlie world" are  people so generous in thoir donations  to the church as in Russia. The weekly offering never fails. It is contributed to by the Czar, by every  noble, every oflicer, and soldier, and  by every individual, no matter of  what class, from prince to moujik.  On tlio great feast days a great clotlj  is spread near tlie altar in church',  and tliere rich and poor heap up gold,  silver, paper money, jewels, copper  kopocks, pearls, ikons studded withi  gems, all tlieir most cherished trea-  surcs, until tlio cloth is completely  hidden. On such festivals as these  tho Russians yield to a perfect mania  for surrendering their wealth to the ,  cliurcli, and as thoy aro the most ardent, religious and ' excitable icople  on tho face of tlio earth, especially *  ihe masses, their generosity is un-.  bounded.  - " SMALL EXPENDITURE.  Tlie expenditure of tlie church does  not absorb. a Half, probably not .even  a third, of its revenues derived from,  all theso sources whicl, I Have ' just  indicated." The remainder goes to  swell tho Holy Gold Fund, of wliich-  the Emperor is tho cliief custodian in  his double capacity of temporal ruler and supremo pontiff of tho church'.  Ever .since tlie burning of Moscow  during the great Napoleonic war, that'  is to say, for nearly a Hundred years,  the accumulation of this secret holy  fund lias boon' going on. The growth  of tho wealth of the church and tlio  development of ,T-old mining Have  combined- to pile up tho increment.  A guarter of a century ago it was  estimated to amount to a sum in gold  as largo as the national debt of tho  United States at the closo of the  civil war, namely 52,000,000,000,  and it is a well-known fact that neither in 1877, during tho war between  Russia anet TurEoy, not yet during  the Crimean war, wlien Russia was  confronted by a coalition comprising  Great Britain, France, Turkey and  Ttaly, was a rouble of tlie Jioly fund  touched  to  ment the  expenses.  And so it will bo during tho present war with Japan. Russia, beforo  she even touches her war chest, will  exhaust by every available moans Her  capacity for borrowing money abroad.  Not until the foreign money markets  shut down Hard and fast against hor  will Emperor Nicholas permit nny  use to bo made of the gold in tlie  war=chcst,-and-it-is-only_wlion_that ���������  has boon drained to its last dregs,  and wlien Russia is cnllod upon to  fight for lier very existence .is a nation, that tho Holy Gold Fund of  Russia will bo proclnimeit by Emjier-  iilh.lress���������"If you warri eggs to  keep they must lie laid in n cool  place." ' l;;'idi;Vl.���������"Oi'll miiitiutl it  to  thc liens  at  wunst,   mtuu."  pounds, In other' wordsi one pound  orr the end of beam balances one  Hundred pounds on the platform. If,  then. It is desired to lliul the weight  of n .{iimilI itrticle, it is only necessary to Ullrich it to the counterpoise  at., the end of the beam and place'rect him."  weight enough on the platform to  exactly bain rice it, Ihen weigh what  you have placed on platform in the  usual wny. and d|vi-|*. its weight by  ;I00 to find the weight of the small  nrliclci Thus it, will take twenty-  ilivc pounds orr the platform (o bnl-  jonco one-'quarl'-i- pound on the counterpoise, r.-r- six nr.d one-quarter  pounds on the platform to balance  one ounce on  the counterpoise.  In     some     large     scales,   the  "lODi  pound"  weight  is marked  "4-orrnce.'',  ln   thnt case,   of  course,   four ounces  ou     the  counterpoise   balances     onu !  ninny n printer. Once lie wrote,  "Tis'true, 'tis pity, nlid pity 'tis  'tis true," quoted from Shakespeare.  It appeared the next day, '"Tis two,  'tis  fifty,   'tis  fifty   'tis  flfly-two!"  A prrper printed this extraordinary  piece of news irr connection with a  great demonstration : "The snouts  of ten thousand people rent the air."  Of'course llio. reporter had written  "shouts" instead of "snouts."  Bishop W. A. Candler ivas once  advocating a more liberal loosing of  the .purse-strings,' and told His audience that several years ago he sent  an article to a paper, in which lie  said, "We pray too' fond nnd work  too little." The compositor, consciously Wn*/ unconsciously, perpetrated a little joke, for when the article  appeared it' read "Wc. bray too... loud  and work too little." "I let it go  ut tlrat;" said tlie bishop. "The  fact is, I believe tlie printer was  right, 'and  I'.iicver ven tared' to    cor-  It's very easy for a clever man   to  get .around a  woman���������with  his arm.  DR.A.W. CHASE'S gg^  CATARRH CURE  Is sent direct to tbt diseased  psns by Ihe Improved Blower.  Hrals the ulcers, clears thc air  passages, stops droppings In the  throat and jicnnanantly cures  Cai-xrhandHayl-cvcr. Blower  free. All dealers, or Dr. A. W. Chase  UcdUne Co,, Toronto and Euflala.  OTIIER WAR  CHESTS.  Compared to tlicsc tremendous' resources .at the disposal of tlio Russian Emperor, tliose of Germany,  wliich has a war chest in the so-called Julius Tower in tlio fortress of  Span'dnti, near Berlin, estimated at  S200,000,000, seem small. Tn tlio  caso of Germany tlicsc figures are. of  course, only approximate: for th'o  hoarding of gold in the fortress of  Spandau has boon going on for a long  time, all that is known with any degree of certainty being that a largo  r>roportion of the war indemnity exacted by Rismarck from the ' French  at the close of the war of 1870 wont  to swell  the war cliost at Spanda.u.  France is credited with a war fund  or 8300,000,000 in gold, while Emperor Francis Joseph has available  for the same purpose bullion to tlio  amount of $130,000,000 in tho custody of the Austro-Hun<rarian Bank.  Itaiy, too, Has hor war cliest, and tlio  only two great powers thnt have no  regular firnd are the United States  and  England.  '���������How can you scold all tlie time?"  wns asked of the woman with five  stop-children ������nd an indolent Husband. "I can't just explain . it, but  1 knows that I'm blessed with wonderful powers of endurance."  No man can break a girl's heart as  easily as some other man run repair it. /?;������-  Jr*i  ?i���������nC-<G{O^���������4C-���������������-eG^*eiC:i9e9i0^C->e������6M  I  <i}  I  STORY  OF   RUSSIAN  HEROISM.  vtvreMvk'ivMvkrtefctawivRtf^R*  (Tho foollowing sketch which' is  to havo been written by the wife of  founded, on fact, has created a great  sensation in Russia. It is supposed  one of the high naval ollieers who  took part in the lirsl naval engagement at Port Arthur and have sinco  bcon.recalled.)  Why thpy wero mndo into sailors  uiOirjody could say. The two Ivans,  one from inland Kostroma, the other  from inland Vologda, stood in a lino  with olher nmjiks summoned rs conscripts from all parts of tho Russian,  empire.  Nobody nsked them whnt they  wished themselves���������Hussars, Life  Giinrhs, Infantry or Fleet. And, to  tell lhe truth, the two Ivans were  absolutely indifferent. They must  serve somewhere.  So, when the conscription oflrcciv  chalk in hand, walked past the long  line of men, writing a military, or  naval mark on the men's sheepskin  coats, neither Ivan had a single  thought in his head. At most thero  was a faint imago of their native  villages, bat even thnt receded and  seemed to melt inlo the mist.  "That fellow has a sailor snout,"  snid someone's voice. Then one  Ivan felt the chalk passing ovcr his  chest.  "The navy !"  And ns the other Ivan stood beside him it appeared that he, too,  had a "sailor snout,"���������am'd on his  chest appeared the samo mark.  In that way the two Ivans becamo  bailors.  ing a council of death. For the two  Ivans were in command of���������the ship.  All tho world looked at thcm, but  they could not even seo the sky;  they sat concealed and obscure in a  steel box under water.  The council was short and their decision soon taken.  "Wo must die."  And tho two Ivans prayed, and,  having prayed, opened thc stop-cocks  and let the water into tho hold.  Tlie Steregushtchi sank rapidly to  the bottom. The enemy hnd barely  time to cut the hawser.  *****  In tho ooze of thn Pacific bottom  lies "the first Russian capture*." and  In it lie Its two "commanders," the  two Ivans.  Tho Hussion mttjik does not know  how to live. But he knows how to  die.   4.���������   Bnlh Tvnns served on the same vessel,  thc destroyer  Steregushtchi.^  And they both served'well, with  the exception of rare trips ashore,  when both, primed with vodka to  the neck, became. two indescribable  wild beasts.  But that phase passed rapidly, and  next day, both Ivans, as if nothing  uncommon had happened toiled on the  destroyer's steel deck, and all their  notions  showed intelligence and caro  Sinco childhood tho two Ivans had  upciit their dnys plowing their native land with a "sokha'-' (wooden  plow). Yet now_,they suddenly  found themselves sailors.  Why ? To thnt question nobody  could reply.  Tho chief reason was���������they must  serve somewhere.       '* -  '        ������ ��������� ������   '    * ������       ������  Darkness antl silence by tho Facific.  Fort Arthur seems dead.   The harbor  lights are "extinguished, and the long  "  lines of guns can barely be seen    on  the forts.     The two Ivans are silent,  and    look   wistfully into the obscure  -distance.        Strangely ; shaped  shadows crowd underneath),and the sound  of .occasional-voices is borne on   the  "wind.     The searchlights above throw  long pencils  of  bright light on    the  outer  harbor.      Then  even  they    go  DUt. , ' ' ���������  Tho enemy is invisible.  From tiie beach comes the dull and  measured roar of surf. The dark ,sil-  houets of big ships rise from the  waler afar. They can hardly be  seen.  ������ * ������        * *    , *  Thc two Ivans are in a post of  danger. Tho "Steregushtchi," far  from land in the outer roadstead, is  watching for the eenemy.  All are awake; all watch. It .would  seem a.s if each man liail four eyes,  not two. And each men's four  ryes strain into the remote darkness  to the point of torture.  They must uot be caught napping  by the enemy���������the Jap is cunning,  lie would choose such a el ark night,  with bad weather coming on, with  sharp winds blinding the watcher's  i-yes, with* salt spindrift cutting the  face, for his attack.  And the two.Tvans nre wide awake,  bccnling thc foe ahead.  *       *       * * *       *  From tho nearest warship flashes  the dazzling searchlight. Thero is a  roar, nnd a thousand reverberations  rattle across the watery space.    '  A miiiulc Inter more thousands   of  "T_rverliefntions-blehd"in^)n<r prolonged"  and lerihlo crash.  Tho enemy is sighted.  On the destroyer all at once rushes  int������> life. The bontswnin whistles.  Tlio''crew rush on deck. From the  bridge comes thu commander's harsh  voire. Thc coiiininndcr is ardent  nnd thirsty for buttle. The two  Ivans,bustle aliout a gun; they nre  training it on the enemy. And the  liestroyer, under full slcnm, rushes  uhead, rending with its steel nose .the  black sea, and dashing' towards the  foe.  Tho ardent commander's lint tie-  thirst is soon quenched. For beforo  nn hour has passed irot a man remains alive oh the destroyer with  the except ion of the two lvons; and  how they have escaped they them-  bcl\os cannot tell.  In a cloud of smoke, nnd sprinkled  with their comrades' blood, the two  Ivans fought as lions. Brrt. thc enemy came on���������nnd conquered. And  when the two Ivuns snw their ship  irr the foe's possession it suddenly  entered their heads that it hough heaven had saved their lives in battle  tlrey must die all the same.  And under the enemy's very nose  the two Ivans dived into the destroyer's hold and shut down tho  hatches.  The Japanese wero amazed.  "Whal. characters ! Give yourselves  up���������tho ship is ours. Wo will treat  you honorably as prisoners. We are  ir   civilized  people."  The two    Ivans did  not reply;     it  was no timo  to    listen to Japanese  babb.le.TH.ey were    preparing    for  den I h'.-r';������������������:���������  ��������� '.'.'*      ������ ��������� ..* ���������-���������',*        #     '*''''.  The enemy triumphed. It was the  first Russian warship captured. Joyfully thoy took tho destroyer in tow  an a trophy I  And tho iw*. *van������ eat below, hold-  FIGHT WITH POLAR BEARS  MANY   DOWN   FROM   THE   ARCTIC   THIS   YEAR.  Monsters      That     Struggle    With  Half a Dozen  Sailors  at  a Time.  Owing to the' exceptional rigors of  of the past winter along DnHinlnnd  and Labrador, the polar bears have  had        to      wander oft        among  thc ice floes in greater numbers than  usual in quest of the seals upon  which they chiefly feed, nnd the crews  of the Newfoundland sealing fleet,  just back from their annual hunt,  tell many stories of encounters with  these monsters writes a St. John's,  Newfoundland,  correspondent.  AV'heri he is well fed the polar bear  is easily worsted, but if Hungry he  lights with fury. Hence, encounters  with bears aro not sought, unless  riflemen are included in the party;  but sometimes there is no alternative  This season, on one occasion, seven  men armed only with seal clubs Had  to jight an old male bear.  One man thought he saw a seal behind a hummock and r.tnrted off after it, a second following Him. Just  as tho first topped the hummock he  raised His club and struck, when to  his horror he found He had hit. a polar bear over the snout. The bear  turned on him witli an angry growl  and would have dismembered Him  witli a single stroke, wlien the second  man got in and hit him on the snout  also. This blow half stunned Him  and lie fell r backward into a small  hole of walei'.  Still, though dazed, he struggled to  ge.t. out, and so therc_ was -nothing  for it bul to light him, and this'the  men did successfully, the whole seven  joining in the struggle. Yet he  broke one man's ankle, lacerated another's thigh and splintered the arm  of a third beforo ho gavo in. His  skin and fat weighed-4.00 pounds nnd  his carcass probably, as much more,  co that he was as  BULKY AS A SMALL HORSE.  ' On another occasion there was a  fierce- light, within full view of a  ship's crew, between a bear and six  men. Bruin had been asleep for the  night on a small pan of ice and was  awakened in the early morning by  the sound of the steamer's whistle,  blown to call her crow to their day's  toil. Tho bear, aroused from slumber, raised himself on his hind' paws  with a mighty growl, as,if in challenge lo thc ship. His defiance was  accepted in this sense by six young  sealmcn, who promptly made at him  witli only tlieir clubs.  The boar was unable to leave the  small pan he was on, owing to six  enemies assailing him, and so had  to fight it out there. . lie made a  game defence, too, notwithstanding  all attacks of his adversaries. One  of these struck-at him -with a club',  but lie. reared up. caught it in his  mouth and jerked it from the owner's  hands nnd, shaking it.-ns a terrier  would a rat. Hurriedly banned at thc  owner witli it and felled him senseless with' a blow over thc head. The  other assailants ho kept oft also in  the same way, and it was not till  a man came from the ship with a  rifle rind put four bullets through  Him that he showed nny'weakening.  At Inst he became dazed; and a well  directed blow on the snout stunned  hiin, while a shower more npparently  killcel him.  A ropo was lashed touii'd his body  nnd he wns swung up by the ship's  winch lo be got on board, but just  as���������lie-came���������over-tho-rnil-the-rope  broke anel he disappeared from view  in the water. The cold bath revived  him, for in about five minutes he  wns seen to emerge In a blow hole in  n floe, and climbed on to a high  pun. Three men were nt onco despatched nfter him, and hc was stunned, stabbed to the heart nnd then  drugged to the ship to .be skinned.  1U> wus nearly nine feet long and  twelve feet irr largest girth,.and was  altogether  A FORMIDABLE ADVERSARY.  Men who go to the seal fisheries  for the sport or experience as passengers on tlie ships of thc fleet,  usually derive their keenest enjoyment from stalking the polar bears,  ns it is quite a novel form of big  game hunting. The scene is tho  great floating ice field, and from  hummock to hummock, and berg . to  berg, the hunter will dodge.his prey  until a lucky shot will enable him to  bring down  the victim.  Sealing captains will never let  tlieir guests go off unattended on  sucli a mission, but send a couple of  expert riflemen with them, as at  limes Mr-, and Mrs. Bear nnd their  offspring may be at home on the  floe, arrd thoy would bo rather too  formidable a combination for the inexperienced hunter.  The Esquimaux of Greenland nnd  Baffin Laud nro notable bear hunters.  Tho Esquimaux have trained their  dogs to run the creatures down nnd  torment them until they can come  up themsolvcs and give ihe quietus  With lanco or gun. The daring cf  the Fisquimaux hunters is groat, and  they will attack the Infuriated b������cr  tlie moment tliey come within striking range.  In northern Labrador  tliey are ul-:  so    to be.    got    in goodly numbers.  Last season    a Newfoundland fishing  skipper found two of them entangled  ln His nets"in O'Brien harbor at the  entrance to Ungava Bay, and was  able to kill them with but little  trouble. Another skipper sighted a  third and sont two men in a boat after him, but their first shot only,  wounded the brute and ho made back  at them, upset and tore apart their  boat, and badly gashed ono of tho  men before the schooner ran down  and poured a whole battery of bullets into Him.  The Hudson Bay Compans-'s factors are always keen to secure skins  of this white water bear. Last year  ono station secured fourteen of these  skins, tho largest of which measured  thirteen feet nnd brought ������15 ut tho  company's mutual auction in London. Another station, JVnkvnk, the  most northern and therefore Host situated for them,  collects  ABOUT  SIXTY A  YEAR.  About    400     hears    arc  killed  along  Labrador every twelvemonth.  Theso bears nre extraordinarily  cunning. They catch seals .in exactly tlio same way as the Estjuimaux,  by waiting nt a blowhole, having  first built up n little wall around  it. They show cleverness almost  human in grasping a seal when it  comes up to breathe, and transferring it to thc ice.  If tho bear is not Hungry He will  piny with the seal just as a cat  docs with a mouse, putting it till it  wriggles nway, catching it again,  tossing it into the a'ir anel torturing  it in various wuys, but always  keeping between it and the blowhole, and eventually killing it by.  jumping on  it  with all four paws.  Tho boars alpo will wait, nose  down,' against tho floo by which  seals, narwhals and even whito  whales swim, and when ono of these  will rise lo breathe, spring upon it  liko a cat on a sparrow, hugging and  tearing it to death in the water,  ancl oventunliy dragging it up on the  ice, to bo devoured at leisure. When  no better food oilers, thoy subsist  on some of the innumerable diving  birds that abound in northern seas.  The bear will immerse himself in the  water where Uro birds are swimming,  and then, sinking beneath it, will  leave only the black nose visible, up  to which tho unwitting bird swims,  only to find itself a victim to his  maw.  It is while abroad on the ice that  the bears are carried off by. adverse  winds and swept south to perish of  starvation. During last Christmas  week tho steamship Hanover, crossing tlie Grand Banks on the way to  Baltimore, sighted an iceberg on  which wero moving objects flrst  Ihought to bc human beings, but  subsequently seen to be six polar  bears. They Had been ferried hundreds of miles from their Arctic home  nnd were doomed 'to perish by  drowning or hunger. Similar scenes  are often witnessed by the crews of  vessels fishing on the Grand Banks.  Last .July two castaway fishermen  from one of the ships on the Banks  pulled toward an iceberg to get some  fragments to molt into drinking water,1 but found it tenanted by a  starving polar bear," which plunged  into the sea and made after tliem  on catching sight of them. Thoy  had to row their best to escape, as  theso bears -can swim as well as  seals, and it was only when he saw  he could not reach them that, he returned to his lonely eyrie, bellowing  forth hoarse growls of rage thc  while.-  A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE  WOMAN  IMPRISONED  DEATH ADDERS.  WITH  Hunting      for     Orchids      in     the  "   Wild Hills  of North  Queensland.  On the bank of tlie Kirk River, in  North Queensland, there is a wild  picturesque runge of rocky hills,  whose tops arc 300 feet high. They  consist of immcuse boulders, tumbled  together in the wildest confusion,  with timber, vines, creepers nnd huge  orchids and ferns growing in between .  I had visited this place three limes  for tho purpose of gathering orchids  for a person in Townsville who  used to puy me five shillings each  for them.  One day I set out for a spot where  T  was  sure  plenty  of  orchids  would  be  _found���������a narrow,   wild-looking,  "wedge^slrapcel-cleft-or-gorge- in the  mountains which was dosely covered  on each side with jungle. Hugo  grev boulders showed out Hero and  there through the verdure, and orchitis could bc seen less than one  hundred feet above me. Hobbling  out mv horse, and taking my wator  bag, I started. It took me quite  an hour to get to tho top of the  gully, for I had to clamber over  boulders, push through' vines and  creepers and make ninny detours.  However, when I reached there, I  was well satisfied, for tliere were  many orchids around mc���������some-growing on trees and others?in the clefts  and crannies of the boulders^ From  the summit there w-as    : ?  A   SPLENDID   VIEW  of thc surrounding country���������the long  meandering course of the Kirk River  being especially noticeable, owing to  both banks being Heavily fringed  with dark green she-oaks, which  made a startling contrast to the  monotony of the pale dull green of  the forest of iron bark and gum  trees. Almost directly, beneath me,  at the base of thVh'ills, there was a.  flock of seven emus, who wero feeding  on a thick, fleshy kind of saline  creeper,'Which grew iimbnst tho loose  stones. I could sec them quite distinctly as they stalked to and fro.  Little did 1 know as I watched them,  that these Huge birds were to be the  indirect means of my being rescued  from a dreadful  situation.      ??;  Leaving my water-bag under the  shade of an overhanging boulder, I  began to collect. I had been at  work about half an Hour when I  caught sight of a beautiful orchid  just coming into flower. It was  growing iu tlie cloft of a jagged  boulder standing amidst a tangled  network of tough, malodorous vino.  I was so eager to get possession of  it that, when I found tliere was a  narrow cleft between the boulder  and mo I did not hesitate to jump  across���������with a disastrous result, for  when I landed on the other sido toy  foot slipped on the rock_apd I tell  sideways down into the cleft fluid  dropped into a thick pilo of du'sris  of dead vines and leaves, whicli had  fallen from tlio.trees above.  Rising to my feet, I lookctl ab������ut  mo, and nearly criod with fright, for  I saw that I was in a prison chamber! From where I had fallen to tho  bottom was about ten or twelvo  feet, although the floor of the place  was three feet thick witli potcelery  leaves, etc. But what terrified me  wns that tlio woll of solid rock, was  dome-shaped, and would bc iin-pijssi-  blo for nnyono to climb. Tli������������ cleft  nt tlio top���������through which I could  see tlio blue sky nbove���������was tLliout  three feet wide and about ten long;  at ono end of it the roots of a tree  called the  "MORKTON BAY FIG'!-  hung down over the edge.  I sat down and looked all mound  my prison nnd saw that it wa.s fu-  tiio my attempting to escape unaided���������1 should have to wait until 1  was rescued. Then 1 began to feel a  little more courageous. My mother,  T knew, if I did not return by sunset, would bo sure to send someone  to look for me. That I should be  found by night, or at least on the  following morning, I was certain.  I stood up and scraped together a  pilo. of leaves, making them into a  sort of bank against tho side of the  cavern, so that I could either sit  or lie down in some comfort.  Then I caught sight of something a  few yards away on tho other sido of  the cave that made my Heart "come  into my mouth"���������a number of snakes  lying together in a heap, and apparently asleep.  I kept perfectly still for a few moments, and watched them intently,  wondering whether they were young,  non-venomous "rock" carpet snakes  (which wero very plentiful all about  the Kirk) or the " deadly brown  snake.  Vcry softly and quietly 1 wont a  little nearer, and looked more closely, and felt sick with fear when I  saw that they were elcath adders���������  dark grey in color, and all, except  one, appeared to bo of tho same  size, about 18 inches long; evidently  they wero the one-brood. Presently  one of them moved, and then writhed itself clear from its horrid companions, and slowly crawled away to  tho Soot of the wall, whero it suddenly disappeared, and then I saw what  had previously escaped my notice���������  that there wero means of exit (for  snakes at least)���������narrow cracks and  fissures in the rock, some of them as  large as a man's hand. At that side  ���������where the adders *werc lying���������the  floor of thc pit was free from debris (heing away from tho opening  above-), and consisted of a dirty  dark greyish- sand; and a wild hopo  come to mo that I might be able  to dig my way through under the  wall.  -- Creeping over as quickly as possible and keeping a watchful eyo on  the hideous mass of slumbering reptiles, I began to dig with my hands  at the base of the wall, and worked  on for ten minutes or so, the perspiration streaming from every pore  in my body, and then gave up when  my nails struck against solid rock.  Kneeling down  I PRAYED FOR COURAGE,  for the coming night, ond then I  "did a long weep." Turning over  my seat of leaves, in the hopo that  I might find some large stones underneath which would enable mo to kill  any of tho adders if one came over  to my part of the cave I found some  small pieces of granite. These I  put in my handkerchief and tied  them up tightly, making a weapon as  good as a stone, and weighing about  five pounds.  Then I suddenly .remembered my  box of "matches, and I became almost  Hysterical with joy. 1 found a certain means of defence, and should  not die a dreadful death from snake-  bile in that awful place! After another "weep"���������this time one of joy���������  and_ when my hands ceased to tremble "with excitement, 1 began my preparations.  As -long,- ns daylight lasted I  should, I knew, be comparatively  safe from thc adders, unless 1" disturbed them; but at night thoy  would bo all ovcr thc placo seeking  food,_such-ns Jittle-grey-rock-lizards,-  maiiy of which I saw creeping about  the sides of the cavern in pursuit of  flies, moths,, etc. Very carefully I  gathered up armsful of leaves ifnd  (lend vines, and pushed them inch  by inch towards the sleeping adders  feeling more courageous every moment, when I saw that no notice was  takon of my movements, In half  an hour I hnd a thick somi-circular  layer of leaves nearly two feet high  between the snakes and me. Then 1  added more and more leaves, until  I had formed a complete circle, with  a clear space in thc centre, inlo  which. 1 then carried all the leaves  that were left and compressed them  ns mucli''."as possiblo by covering  tliem with iny. shirt, which I took  off. It was my intention to sit on  this mound of leaves till darkness  came on; then first set fire t.o tho  surrounding girdle of leaves and add  to them ; from my heap, littlo by  little.  AS  THEY BURNED DOWN*  I was sure there were enough leaves  to keep the fire belt alivo until daylight, but at the sumo timo I was  almost certain that help would come  to mc long before then.  Suddenly I heard a sound which  made my heart loup���������a gun shot !  Then another and another followed.  I sprang to my feet, and in a few  moments I had lit thc circle ot leaves  in a dozen places, cooee-ing loudly  tlie while.  'A dense volume of smoke arose  round me, and poured up .through  the top of the cave. I was so surrounded by it that I was not only  lialf-smootlferocl, but nearly roasted  ns well, for the leaves of the More-  ton Bay fig tree give out a great  heat. Tn anothor quarter of an  Hour, when I was gasping for breath*,  and the flames and smoke had died  away, I was ablo to M*.  !fta������������ftftttft*_fer_Mt*fr*e$fta.*������<  the  CHOICE  RECIPES.  Spanish .Sandwiches���������Thin slices of  Graham bread, slightly buttered;  spread witli made mustard, then a  layer of cottage choose.  Salad���������On page 134 of tlie Record  Cook Hook is a choice recipe, which  bears n marvelous re.seiiilil.nico to  deviled crab. Half the amo-rnt is  enough for small family.  Orange Snui-c���������Heal the whites of  three eggs till stiff and dry, add gradually orre cup of powdered sugar  and continue to bent, then add rind  and juice of two oranges uikl rind of  ono lemon.  Maitre d'Hotel liutter���������Cream one-  half cup of butler, add orre teaspoon  of salt and a speck of pepper and  one-half teaspoon of finely chopped  parscly, then add ono teaspoon of  lemon juice drop by drop.  Sunshine Cnko���������Beat while of five  eggs very firm. Thoroughly beat  .yolks with one cup sugar. Fold in  carefully the beaten whiles- Fold in  two-thirds cup well sifted flour. Bake  in loaf or patty pans. This is very  nice. No baking powder used. Depends on  the beating.  Snowballs���������One-half cup of butter,  one-half cup or sugar, one-half cup of  milk, two and one-Half cups of flour,  two rounding teaspoons of baking  powder-, whites of four eggs. Cream  butter, add sugar gradually, then  milk. Add flour sifted with baking-  powder; lastly tho whiles of tho  eggs beaten stifl and dry. Steam  thirty-live minutes in buttered cups.  Half this quantity will make five  large snowballs and' half the sauco  rccipo will do.  Cream Sponge Cake���������Sift together  a cup of sugar and a cup of Hour,  one rounding teaspoon of cream of  tartar, Half lei el teaspoon of soda  arrd one-half saltspoon of salt.  Break into a cun. two eggs nnd beat  till light, fill tho cup with thick  cream and add one teaspoon of orange extract. Turn inlo dry mixture and fold carefully nnd thoroughly together. Bake tho same as  spongo cake.  Maitre d'llotel Potatoes���������Wash,  pare and shape potatoes into balls,  using a French vegetable cutler, or  shape in one-half inch curbs. There  should be potatoes to make two cups  full. Soak in cold water for fifteen  minutes, then drain and boil in salted water till soft. Drain and add  maitre d'hotol'butter and mix well-  Dandelion Wine���������Gather two quarts  of blossoms, without steins, which  wil] make tho wine better. Pour one  gallon of boiling .water over blossoms, let stand in stone crock threo  days and nights (or granite kettle  is better). Strain and add . three  pounds white sugar, two sliced lemons and two oranges. . Boil aboirt  five minutes. When lukewarm add  ono tablespoonful good yeast.* Pour  into a jug- to ferment, having ,tho  jug full,'so it can run out as it ferments, fillrng up the jug witli the remainder (if any is left over, if not,  use sugar and water, as the jug must  be kept full during fermentation). In  about six weeks pour it off nnd put  it in air-tight bottles, wilh one or  two raisins to each bottle. Lay the  bottles on their sides in cool, dnrk  place.      Cork tightly.  Spring Soup���������Simmer a pint of  sorrel, two heads of lettuce, a cup  of small dandelion loaves in two  ounces of buttor for ten minutes,  stirring constantly; then add three  pints of well seasoned stock anil boil  gently ono hour.      Strain and serve.  Roast Birds���������riuck, singe, draw  and wash the birds thoroughly. Dust  each one with one-quarter teaspoon  salt and rub the breast inside and  out- with a small raw onion. Place  in tlio body of tho bird a few uncooked cranberries or a slice of lemon. Place in roasting pan, cook  in hot oven thirty minutes, Hasting  frequently with hot water nnd butter. Serve on hot platter garnished  with fried-bread crumbs.  SOME HELPFUL  HINTS.  Removal of soot marks���������When soot  falls upon the carpet or rug, never  attempt to sweep it up at once, for  tho result is Mire to bo a disfiguring  mark; Co\ er���������it -thickly- wit h-nicely-  dried salt, which will enable you to  sweep it up cleanly, so that not lire  slightest stain  or smear will be left.  Cnrputs should bu beaten on the  wrong side first, und afterward more  gently on the right. Never put  down a car-pet on n dump floor, for  this���������often the result of hurry and  impatience on the part of weary  house-cleaners���������i.s a frequent cause of  carpets becoming moth-eaten.  Windows in damp weather���������When it  is necessary to clean windows in  damp weather, uso a little inolhylat-  e'd spirit, and you will polish tho  windows In half the time, as the  spirit evaporates, and dries the superfluous moisture us it goes.  To clean enameled baths���������Stains  may be taken off an enameled bath if  it is rubbed well with rough salt  moistened witli vinegar. This will  also clean enameled pots and pans,  no matter How binned or discolored  they may  be.  To preserve stair carpets put pads  of old blankets on each step. If  tliere is no store of ancient blanket  to draw from., a substitute may be  made of several thicknesses of brown  paper.  When makino, a pudding don't for-  gol to in.iko n plr.it in lire cloth nt  the top of your 1hi.mii, so ns to allow   tlle  pudding  room   to   swell.  To boil egus for nrwilids. bring the  water to lhe boil, then tnko the  egg in it for live minutes. This will  cook the egg peifectly without making the white hard nnd iii(lig<-*-liblo.  It is also well to boll an egg intended for a young chrld In this manner.  'I'o clean brass nothing is better  than the old-fashioned plan of rubbing first wilh a paste made of powdered bathbrick and paralliiie, and  then wilh powdered bathbrick. A  mixture of lemon juice arrd powdered  chalk used in -the same wny is also  excellent.  Never hang a mirror where the  sun's rays will fall upon it. The sun  acts upon the mercury and clouds  the glass.  ON TOAST.  For nn inexpensive "tasty" hot  dish, for tea there aro morc ways of  using up the left-overs from dinner  by serving them on toast; which,  with a little caro, mny be made to  look as tasteful to the eyo as lo the  palate.  Trim the crust from neat slices of  stale bread, and toast each side a  delicate brown; butter while hot, and  keep covered unlil tho slices are softened. Then lay on each a portion  nf the preparation, leaving a  cdrjo of the toast visible.  Fish���������Separate the meal from the  bones of any fish that may be left  from dinner, and place on one side.  Break into a bowl one or two eggs,  according to the amount of fish, add  salt, a bit of pepper, .and orre teaspoonful of plain flour; mix thoroughly. If you think there is not  sufficient lish for your slices of toast,  add one slice of fresh, white bread,  minus crust, mix all well, and add  the flsh. Pour into a frying pan in  which is a little hot butter or Ham  gravy, stir until very hot, spread  on toast and serve. A few drops  of lemon .juice sprinkled on thc mixture improves  it for somo tastes.  Chipped Boef���������Put into a saucepan  one gill of milk, and a teaspoonful  of butter. When the butter melts  add as much as desired of chipped  beef shredded into tiny bits. Add to  this one beaten egg, a sprinkling of  blnck pepper. Stir with a fork  about two minutes, spread on toast,  and serve.  Tomato���������To about a cupful of cold  slewed tomato, add the same quantity "of chopped ham, one beaten egg,  antl a little warm water or gravy.  Bring to a strong heat, and lay on  toast.    Sorvo very hot.  MOST REMARKABLE CASE  A  MAN WHO   SEES  SOUNDS  VARIED COLORS.  IN  Crossed    Nerves    in Brain Enable  Him to  Interchange  Three  Senses.  There is a young man of twenty-  six at Zurich, Switzerland,' with'  such a wonderful brnia that tho  neurologists and psychologists of  Paris are visiting Switzerland to see  with tlieir own eyes the marvelous  performances related of him by the  rroted alienist, Dr. Alfred Ulrich,  who discovered him three years ago  and who has ju������t published in a  Paris specialisis' journal a full account   of   the   icinnrknble  case.  Tiie young man is a native Swiss  of poor family, and that is How ho  fell under the ob.scn ation of Dr. Ulrich, who i.s the head of the nervous  hosjiital at Zurich. Tho patient  came lo the hospital for treatment  of a slight spasmodic affect ion, but  Dr. Ulrich soon discoid cd hc had  happened on one of the most curious  and amazing cases in thc annals of  science. It is diflleult to make out  lire causes of the strange things this  young man can do, for an exactly  similar case was never known, although the patient's brother, a  younger man, presents many of the  same phenomena.  MATHEMATI CAL  PRODIG Y.  Until the boy wns 13 years old it  was beliovcd he would make a second Newton or Gauss in mathematics. His ability to solve the most  difficult problems in arithmetic was  such as to amaze his teachers. At  ."> years of age he could quickly perform the solution of the hardest kind  of the simpler arithmetical problems;  and later he developed still more  wonderful facility as a mathematician. At 13, however, He fell ill  with measles, and upon his recovery,  tiny, he lost his color, his general health,  and his brilliancy of mind, but new  powers came to him which wero  quite unobserved, at least in their  scientific importance, until he fell under the eye of the Swi?s alienist.  It was then learned that ever sinco  his boyhood thc young man could see  color in thc sound of the human  voice. After his attack of _ the  measles all kinds of sounds were  translated into color after reaching  his brain. He could Hear no definito  sound without at the same timo  sensing a definite color or combination of definite colors.  Dr. Ulrich discovered other strango  things in the sensations of his pa-  lientT. and for three years he Has  been making continous tests and experiments, the results of wliich" He  lias now given to the scientific world.  The adders had  gone.  I Lhcii made another pile of leaves  directly, urrder the opening above, lit  it and watched lho smoke ascending  in a straight lino to thn sky, and  every now nnd then cooeed with all  the strength of my lungs.  Hours and hours seemed to pass,  though it was in reality less than  half an hour after the first fire was  lit that thc smoke was noticed, and  my cries heard by a man named  Maurice Kerr and a black boy. Thc  ���������former was a stockman, and was  riding across country to the Kirk  Rivor Township when he saw the  flock of emus, and had shot three of  thcm with his .Winchester carbine,  when tlie black boy first called his  attention to my horse and then to  tho smoko. As they wore pulling  the big feathers out of 'one of the  emus thoy heard my cooee.  It did not tako them long to find  me, and 1 was soon rescued by  means of two bridles, which Kerr  lashed together and lowered 'down to  me, telling me liow to tie one under  my arms. Then they pulled me up.  And then as I lay on th'o hot rooks  I pointed to my water-bag.  Oh! that drink of w������t������r. It wafl  heaven itself!  CUTS AND BRUISES.      ,  Just ns soon as the warm weather  comes the children want to go barefooted and then begins trouble with  sore toes- arid bruises. They get all  kinds of wounds, but the most serious arc those made by rusty iron,  generally received by stepping on an  old nail, tlie barbs of wire fences,  etc. Such hurls often prove serious, resulting sometimes ia lockjaw  and that is a disease that the doctors do not seem able to handle successfully.  Children should be instructed not  to think such hurts of'no consequence  This is not "babying" thcm, either,  for they should be instructed why  care, is desirable. Teach them to  come to" you with every hurt in  which" the skin is broken, then see  that the wound is properly cleansed  and bound up with some henling liniment, so that no foreign matter  either  remains  or can enter.  In the case of a wound from a  rusly nail���������the most dangerous of injuries to the barefoot boy���������turpentine is lii___.li!_> reromiiicrided. Peach  leaves, pouinn'd and applied to such  a wound, aio also favorably meii-  tioncd;-good~al.so-in -������iMj���������of-lieu-mid  wapp  sting.s.  Bruises and bumps will not turn  blue if butter or lard is imiiiediritoly  upplied.  Illtes from venomous snakes nre  generally counteracted by giving  whisky, on the homeopathic principle  of .siniilia .simiiibus curarrtur, probably. If tho remedy it. not at hand,  make a lye of wood ashes and immerse 'the bit ten member. The lye  should be hot as can be borne, and  changed ns it cools. Continued  soaking is necessary. Several cuses  nro on record where Hies have been  saved by this treatment.  CAKE OF  UMBUELLAS.  Wet umbrellas should be stood on  their handles to dry. 'Phis allows  the water to run out of them instead  of into the part where the ribs and  the silk meet, thus causing the metal  to rust and the silk to rot.  "Arrd you asked her father for her  hand?" "Ves." "Was he violent?"'  "Very. He said I must be an idiot  to think of such a thing." "What  did you reply?" "I told him that,  of course, he knew his own family  better than I did, but that I was  willing to  take my chance,"  He���������"If you don't intend to break  your engagement witli me, why do  you allow young Richmann to make  you sucli valuable presents?" She���������  ''My father advised mc to accept  them." "Ho did! Why?" "He said  if I jjmrried you thoy might come in  han'dy on rent day������."  Alter a boy discovers he doesn't  knov sum uu his father, it is the  ���������a**y tinn ta btgina to knew mora.  SOUND  OF THE  VOWELS.  Tho most intense colors the young  majvean see are produced before' his  eyes when lie hears the sound of tho  vowels. When the letter "a" is  sounded he perceives a brilliant  green, but at thc same time he has  a sensation as of feeling something  cold and smooth, such as glass. Tho  sound of the letter "e" produces several varying colors before his eyes,  but particularly yellow or shades of  yellow. Thc letter "i" gives him a-  sensation of dark color, "o" is ro- .  prerented by a bright red, "u" is a  dark green, and "y" is white.  When he looks at these letiers in  print .he sees colors corresponding  with those he sees when the letters  aro sounded, but much less vividly.  Theso results were obtained by experiments chiefly, made with the human voice.  But the young Swiss perceives different colors in the cries of different  animals. The cry of a dog produces  for him a sensation of yellow; when  he hears the cry of a black-bird he  perceives a red color; thc raven's  voico flashed a color of green beforo  his eyes; the low of a cow is followed' by the perception of intligo,  while the bleat of a sheep gives him  an impression of yellow.  SENSES   INTERCHANGEABLE.  Remarkable as all this may be. tho  young Swiss seems lo have in his  brain some strange faculty by  which almost all the senses fcem to  be convertible one into another, and  this faculty rendered the best and  most conclusively positive results in  the experiments, for it left him entire! v��������� in ihe bunds of the experiment-   t'cr. '  In his brain the senses of form,  color, and -sound nre interchangeable.  In other words, he can feel the qunl-  ilv of roundness in n sound, of  Fqurtieni-ss or roundness iu a color,  of color in roundness or squareness,  lie not only sees a sound and hears  a color, but In* sees nnd hears lho  Minpc or form of things. For example, for him a circle produces a  sensation of red, and when he smells  Iodoform he can see a bright red  color and perceive, nt the snme time,  n sour or bitter sour taste. When  he touches a cold object l,e can seo  n green color, and hc sees a red color when he touches a  hot object.  SENSES FORMS OF TOUCH.  ���������  Dr. Ulrich brings all these interesting facts forward as proof  that    all  tho  live senses  are  really  but differ-  '  mil forms of one and  the snme sense  ���������that is,  touch. The entire busi7  ness, it is claimed, is done in tho  brain where the different centres controlling the sensations act like a  switchboard upon which no coordinated method is at work. So that  the .sense of rouiulnc.<-s, when a  round object is seen or felt, is carried to thc brain and there, by misplaced switches of the gray matter,  is converted into color, sound, or  even smell and taste.  Dr. Ulrich calls attention to the  ���������surprising fact that one person in  everv ten lias this remarkable faculty  in a* smnll degree, only the person  having it is not aware he is i*>.cep-  tional. He says theso persons ore  perfcctlv healthy in all respect", so  far as their Irenes or brain are con-.  ccrned. but having been accustomed  to these sensntirns from their childhood, think they aie ,->erfcci*y natural ������nd hence not worthy r.t particular notice; ������  -:������>!  il  ���������\yl  -  ,!'���������  -   , H  mj.*i  - rii  r-i  H  i, "  lb ^itJf^.-������fJC"W  18  r '  s  lr;  r'-  *^I####^  mmmmm  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  m  Our  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  summe  in taking stock  of goods which  Sale  we came across a   host  of odds  and   ends  we are offering at less than half price.  Men's Suits,  Regular 12.50.  Regular 10.00.  Now $S.oo  Now $7.00  Boy's Linen Suits  Two-Piece Suits���������Sizes 24 to 33.  Regular $2.50.     Now $1.50.  Colored Shirts  Men's Colored Shirts, stiff fronts,  one line to clear. Regular $1.25.  Now 50c.  Boys' Blouse Suits  . Your Boys can be dressed in neat  Blouse Suits at hatf the usual cost.  75c. $1.00 and $1.50 per Suit.  Ladies' Skirts  Ladies' Under Skirts in Black and  Colored Sateens at Job Prices to  Clear.  Ladies' "Wrappers  One line���������$2.00. Now $1.00.  Come in before the best arc sold.  Made-Up Dresses  Children's made-rup Dresses. 20 per  cent, discount on all lines.  Millinery  Millinery Trimmed at Half Price.  Children's Sailor Hats at Cost.  Whitewear  Ladies' and   Children's  Whitewear  at greatly reduced prices.  Boots and Shoes  Ladies'    Bals.   in   Dongola.    Reg.  $2.50.     Now $1.25.  Ladies'One-Strap Slippers at $1.25.  These prices are. made to clear up our odd  lines. If we have your size don't overlook  getting a pair.  Bism;  Dress Making Parlors are "Upstairs  and we guarantee'satisfaction..  - -   ���������-'    ������������������ . .**-���������-- ���������������������������  ��������� ���������'���������-.':���������  Agents   for   Butterick   Patterns.  All   Our  Summer Goods Must Go  Regardless of Price  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  ��������� ���������_���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*  I Film Pack i  s  Tire very latest in Photography. A Film Pack Camera  has all -the advantages ol" a  plate camera, none of its disadvantages and is light and  compact. Any plate camera  can be adapted for use with a  Film Pack.    For sale only at  CANADA DRUG  & BOOK CO. Ltd.  a *************************  BORN.  Schunter���������At Revelstoke,  Sunday, Aug. Tth, to Jlr.  Schunter, a son.  3Iart���������At  Revelstoke,   on  August   Tth.   to Mv.   and  Hart, a son.  Pcrvis���������At Revelstoke. Ti. (J*.  Saturday, Aug. 13th, to Mr  Mrs. J. P. Purvis, a daughter.  B. C, on  and Mrs.  Sundav,  Mrs.   T.  on  and  Married -  Hobinson-Jacksox���������At the Methodist  Parsonaire. Revelstoke, on Monday.  Auff. loth, bv Rev. C. H. M. Sutherland, Mr. .1. R. Robinson to Mrs. A.  .1. Jackson, both of Kevelstoke.  DIED.  Moo.n-ey���������At Iliecillewaet, B.C., Aug.  flth, Anthony R.J. Mooney, aged T  : years.   Haxbck'V���������At Revelstoke, B.C.. on  Aug. 10th. the infant son of .Mr. and  Mrs. Tlanliiiry, aged 3 months.  Ca.-h.vto��������� At Revelstoke, Aug.   10th.  . . the infant daughter of Mr. and .Mrs.  Vh .'������. Cashato.  Moscrop���������At Revelstoke. Aug. ISth,  the infant son of Mr. and Mrs.  Moscrop.  Coming Events.  Aug. 31.���������The Bohemian Conceit Co.  in grand concert, Opera House.  Sept. 5.���������Amateur Dramatic Club in  "Dick Turpin and Torn King," Opera House.  LOCALISMS  School re-opens on Monday.  ���������School Books for sale at Bews' drug  store.  Tlie treat of the season���������August 31st  next, at the Opera House.  ���������A sew line of Fancy Biscuits at  324c. a pound at C. B. Hume A- Co.  There will be a meeting of the Labor  Dav committee to-night in the City  Hall.  ������������������A Heintzman piano at R. Howson's  furniture store for sale on monthly  payments.  Mrs. Ed. Adair and Mrs. -D. Lytl.le  and family leave tonight on a visit to  Vancouver.  ���������R. Howson <fc  Co.  have a well   assorted line of parlor chairs,  rockers, |  dining room furniture, etc.  Dr. McLean left this niorning for  Galena Bay, to attend Mr. John Shaw,  Who is suffering from diphtheria.  ���������John K. AVood has just installed CO  now desks in the public school,  Senator Bostock, of Ducks, passed  through the city yesterday on his way  home from Ottawa.  ���������Headquarters for Irons Beds, n  dozen varieties t.o select from at John  E. AVood's Big Furniture Store.  Aid. Fi B. Lewis and Mrs. Lewis returned yesterday niorning from a trip  to California.  ���������Houses furnished on the instalment  plan. Jt. Howson's furniture store is  the place.  I Miss Grant, of the public school  leaching : stall', loturncd on Monday  from ri holiday trip to AVinnipeg.  ���������PIPE SALE at Brown's Cigar Store  The only store in town devoted solely  to the interest of the Smoker.  Mrs. D. McKenzie returned on Monday from a visit to her sister Mrs. T.  Booth at Salmon Arm.  ���������STONEMASONS AV ANTED about  the end of next week, apply to E. C.  FROMEY.  Mis. J. McCallum has returned to  the city from 11 visit to Mr. and Mrs.  J. G. McCallum at Salmon Arm.  Mrs. AV. AV. Foster will be at home  on Monday and Tuesday afternoons,  22nd and 23rd i lists.  ���������TWELVE CARPENTERS AVANT-  ED, Six Months* work, applv to  .J. KERNAGHAN. REVELSTOKE.  F. G. Brown opened his cigar store  on First street on Thursday last, after  an absence of two years, which he  spent on the Pacific Coast. The new  store is a very handsome one and is  attracting a good deal of favourable  attention. The whole front of the  store opens on the street, the furnishings heat attractive, making one of  the handsomest stores in the west.  ^^NVtTfiaFd leTTie~i)estTl i nes  ture   tinned   out   in  ���������New   carrots,   turnips,   heels,    cabbage, etc., at C. B. Hume & Co.  Principal Miller and Mr. AV. Hornell  returned Thursday evening last from  a trip to St. Louis and other easteru  points.  water   is   made   from  ���������Bews'   soda  boiled water.  C. .1. Wilkes has taken out a licence  as a city auctioneer and is prepared  in this line on reasonable  ofTurm-  Canada. The  maker's name on every piece we send  oirt. XVe. have to pay a little more  for the goods when we buy then), but  are satislied with a little less profit.  Guarantee every piece you get from  11?. John E. Wood, the people's  Furniture House.  THE   BABY  We have given much attention to things for the baby--  from the important subject of  Infant Foods to that of little  knick knacks to keep the In by  in a good humor.  Infant Foods���������ali of the best  kinds���������and each one absolutely  fresh���������that's the important  thing.  Nursing Bottles���������the shapes  and sizes that you prefer.  Nipples���������those that baby likes  good, strong, fresh rubber.  VIOLET TALCUM  Tliis is a dainty, cooling,  soothing powder that will keep  baby's skin dry and smooth,  preventing rashes, chafing and  prickly heat.  Delicately  Scented.  lo do  work  terms.  ���������MR. SMOKER, whatever you want  you can get it at Brown's Cigar Store.  ���������New Perfumes at moderate prices at  Bews' drug st07e.  Miss McCarthy, accompanied by  her two nieces. Misses Ellen and Nora  McCarthy, left orr Monday morning  for the east on a holiday trip.  An inspection of No. 5 Cora pan v,  R. M. R., will be held on Oct.  3rd. Lieut. H, A. Brown is calling in  all the old uniforms and is issuing  new ones.  The regular meeting of L.O.L.. 1C5S,  will be held to-morrow (Friday) evening in the lodge room. Business of  importance. All members are requested lo attend.  Roy Smythe has completed the addition to the floor space of his tobacco  store for the accommodation of a new  billiard table which ilr. Smythe has  ordered and which he expects shortly.  Mr. Pratt, manager of the Revelstoke branch of the Molsons Bank,  accompanied by Mrs. Pratt and her  sister Miss Brown, left Saturday evening on a two  weeks' visit to the coast.  E. A. Bradley came in on Friday  last from Buffalo and left on Tues-  day's boat in com pa n y_.wi t h M r._ Lo11,  The Revelstoke. Gun Club were de-f  feated at Golden by 11 points at the j  tournament in connection with (he  sports held there' on Monday anil  Tuesday. The following represented!  Kevelstoke: A. ill TiIcDoncll, J. Guy  Barber, AV. AJ Sturdy,'Dr. Morrisorii,  H. Perry Leake.  W. Bews  Phrn. B.  DRUGGIST AND STATIONER  Next Hume Blk.  Two Dispensers.  of Selena, Montana, to look  over the  placer property on French creek.  Miss E. Pauline Johnson, the Indian  poetest and Mr.  Walter  McKay,   will  five one of their concerts in the Opera  louse here  the first   week   in   .September.  C. P. R. engineers Win. Johnson  and Fred Thomas, of Nortli Bay, Ont.,  who have been the guests of A.  Johnson, of the Hkjiaia) for some  time, returned home by No. 2 this  morning;  J. A. Darragh came up last night  from the Silver Dollar and will go  south tomorrow to Rossland, where  he intends purchasing machinery to  be installed on this property as quickly as possible.  Owing to the small attendance at  the annual general meeting of the  Hospital Society held Tuesday evening it was adjourned to next Tuesday  evening, 23rd inst., at- the city hall,  8 o'clock. All interested are invited  to attend.  Miss AVinnie Creech, formerly on  the teaching staff of the Revelstoke  public school, and now of Vancouver,  accompanied by her sister Miss May  Creech, spent a few days in the city  this week on their way home from the  St. Louis fair.  What might have proved a serious  fire originated Sunday afternoon opposite tho City hotel owing to the  carelessness of a smoker dropping a  half-burnt match on the dry grass  close to the sidewalk. Some men sitting in front of the hotel noticed the  blaze and immediately extinguished it.  Smoker's cannot be too careful where  they drop their half-burnt matches as  everything is so dry nt present that  the ' smallest spark will kindle a fire  whicli nothing could stop. An incident such as the above occurring in  the night with no ono at hanil to  cheek it would be the means of wiping  Revelstoke off the map,  There will be a 'special service for  the Sundaj'- school scholars in like  Methodist Church next Sunday morning when- the Rev'. 0. H. M..Sutl������ei>  land will give an address on ' Sailing'  in a Ship.'' The subject for 1 he evening service will be ''The Trap ^cenilence  of Man."  Mr. John Camp and daugliteL- came  in on Monday morning from Svianich,  Vnncouvei- Island, on a visit to Mr.  John Sanderson. Mr. Camp and Mr.  Sanderson are old friends, having  worked together in the gold fields of  Cariboo. It is over 20 years since  they last met and their reunion is  a very happy one.  C. R. Macdonald returned last week  from   a visit  to  NOTICE-  Notice is liereby given'^ that thirty days  after date we intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner ol Lands and Works for a  twenty-one years' lease to cut all the limber tributary to Five Mile Creek, in lhe  district of West Kootenay, described a.s  follows :  Commencing   at   a post  planted al the  north east corner  of Peterson's Limit on  the bank of Five Mile vCreek,   thence running along both sides of Five Mile Creek  to a  post  planted near  west fork of said  Five Mile  Creek on  or near the Standard  llahin   trail, thence   running   one  mile in  eich   direction   (east   and  west)   thence  along  in  a  southerly direction   to within  one   mile  of Columbia river, thence back  I Jo initial post and place of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of July, 1904.  REVELSTOKE   LUMBER CO., LTD.,  Per E. Scliuntei-, Agent.  NOTICE.  Noiice is hereby giverr   Ihat thirty. cJ.-fy.s  after dale we intend to apply to   the Chief      _  . Commissioner of Lands  and   Works   for  his old home in Nova |i special licences  lo cut  and  cany away,  Scotia. AVhile east he took in the St  Louis fair and visited a number of the  principal cities. On his return he was  accompanied by his sister and Miss  Foote, sister of Aid. Foote, who will  make their home in Revelstoke for a  time. Aliss Macdonald left on Sunday  on a visit to Nelson.  NOTICE  Owing to the prevalence of Enteritis  (Diarrhoea) it is recommended tliat  all drinking water should previously  be boiled..  AV. GRAHAM, M. X>.  Health. Officer, pro term.  NOTICE  '  New Patterns and Braids in for Bnt-  tenburg Lace.  Ladies Collars in Djichessjintl Point'  Tiiticfriram^l'iiAJ~i'tr$o.QO'.~^���������= " " "���������  Turnovers in Embroidery and Cross  Stitch 50c.  Drawn Tli read AVork.  Lesions in Luce.Ernliroidery, Drawn  Thread Work at reasonable rate*.  MRS. BOAK,  COWAN BLOCK.  MACHINERY FOR SALE  SECOND    HAND���������CHEAP  2���������Saw Carriages.  l~Edger.  1--Iron    Saw    Frame    and   Mandrel  top and bottom.  2���������Engines,  1���������Boiler.  2���������Hand Shingle Machines.  1���������Brickyard Boiler.  1���������Lath Machine.  Also for sale cheap a complete  sawmill.    Machinery never used or set up.  Apply to  D.   MCPPCAODB.V,  Kevelstoke, B. C.  r  Jiimbei- from the following described lands  in West Kootenay district:  J. Commencing at a post marked  *'Reve.lslnke Lumber Co's north easl cornier po.sl," on wesi bank ol" Columbia river,  ���������opposite six mile bar, thence running  isoutli So chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence north 3o chains, thence easl 80  ���������chains to the point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked  "Revelstoke Lumber Co's norlh wesi corner post," on west bank of Columbia river  opposite' six mile bar, running soulli So  <:liains,thence east So chains, thence norlh  So chains, Ihence wcsl So chains lo poirrt  of commencement.  Dated this 20th clay of July, 1904.  ���������REVELSTOkE   LUMBER   CO. LTD.,  . Per R. Davis, Agent.  1. Commencing' at a post marked "C.  F_.;Lindiriark'.s__corncr_ post,''_and_|>lanled  half a mile Irom south bank of Big Eddy  creek about two miles and a quarter from  Columbia river, tlience south 80 chaiiis,  thence west 80 chains, Ihence nortli So  chains, tlrence cast 80 chain.s to point of  commencement. ..  2. Commencing at a post marked "C.  I". Lindtuark's corner posi," planted on  the soulli bank of Big Eddy  creek, about two miles and a half Iron)  Columbia river, tlrence soutii 40 chaiirs,  thence wcsl 160 chains, thence rrorllr 40  chains, Iheuce cast 160  chains 10 point of  onimenceinenl.  THE MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS.  ?  \  PAT. SEPT.. 1000.  R. HGWSOH & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS.  AGENTS FOR THS "OSTERMOOR" MATTRESS  JUST   OPBUBD   "CUP  OF FUEHaiTORE  Crockery.ware, Carpets,   Linoleums,   Oilcloth, &c.  YOUR CREDIT IS GOOD.  Cabinet Making  THE BIG  >!     FURNITURE STORE  Upholstering; Picture Framing;.  ]  \  THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  LIMITED.  IMPORTERS  AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  Manufacturers  of Aerated Waters  REVELSTOKE,  ZB..O .  ���������*  HOTEL  VICTORIA  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  . One.of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City-    .    .    .    .    .    .  ~ Free Bus meets all train .  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents.  Front Street  jt, jt. jt. jt. Jt. jt. Jt. Jt. jt. jt. jt. -*t*. jt. Jt. Jt. jt. Jt. jt. jt. jt. Jt. jt. jt. Jt. ft. .'  ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty "  a*******************  a  I We Want-  ���������      ITour     ���������  TO-DAY i  ******aaaaaa**aaaaa***aa  Fit- Rerorin Clotfiing I  We havo pot'to move out a  lot of goods during August, in  preparation foi- installing  1-TL1-REFORM CLOTHING  nml olhei'  intended  changes.  AVe must make 11 clou"  swoop of our present stock of  Clothing, Furnishings and  Shoes."  ASK TQ SEE  - Those $14 Suits we are .now  selling at $9.  Those $20 Suits wc are now  selling at $12.  Those $2.1)0 and $2.75 lines  of Mens Shoes.  For Boys  A grand line of Solid -Grain  Lace Boots just opened nnd  are selling tit $1.75���������the kind  the lads have to hustle to  wear out.  FLY TIME  Havo you purchased ;;t supply of FLY  DE8TROYER. Our Insect Powder is  pure, fresh ancl strong.     '  ITS A KILLER  SURE KIM. lly poison paper, Red  Cross Krancl, is the best poison pad you  can buy.  Tanglefoot is too well known: to need  any mention. Our slock in all these lines  i.s complete.  COME TO US FOR RELIEF  from   all  insects.    The   Red   Cross is a  killer.  RED CR0SS~ DRUGSTORE  0. A. A HAMS, Manager.  I'. S.���������Get nn inspect  powder gun   for  distributing powder through ������ room,  3. Commencing al a post marked "0.  I'". ���������Lindmark'.', corner poM," planted about  len chains from soulli bank of Big Eddy  creek about half a mile from the Columbia  river, thence 40 chains' souih, thence 160  chains west, thence 40 chains north,  thence 160 chains easl to point of commencement.  4. Commencing al ti post planted  about Ihree-ijuartcrs of a mile Irom Rock  creek and one mile and a half from the  west bank of the Columbia river 'and  marked "C. I*. landmark's comer post,"  thence west 160 chains, thenee north 40  chains, thence . easl 160 chains, thence  south .|Q chains to point of cotiiinencemeiil.  Daled [his 20th day of July, 1904.  CHAS.  I-'. LINDMARK.  ^P     9maaa******.*aaaaaammaa*aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa  ty Macdonald & Monteith |  t$t������������������������������������ -:���������: =���������ty'  ***** &*. ***** *****.******************** ���������*fr������ ������^*������ ������^*������ rft tTi iTi tTi tat tTi fTl 1T1 rifti iTt rTi itTi iyi 1T1 rfi  *i *tlT *X" *X"X' "iP*!*? "Sr ^alr **mr *JL* fX' **%*' l*fr '*%*' l4*    *J*    4*    *fr %LV   4������   l*fr *4������    *\* *afr **fr  ONE NIGHT  ONLY  OPERA HOUSE  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  THE CITY STABLES  First-Class Livery Rigs  and Harness  Draying and general work done  on shortest, notice.   ������������������'  CHAS. TURNROSS,  Successor to W. Fleming.  WEDNESDAY, AUG, 31  TWO   HOURS  OF   FUN   AND   REFINEMENT  BKSKBVED SEATS AT THE CANADA DKUO AND BOOKSIORE.  Admission, 50c. : Reserved Seats, 75c.  Mr. Herbert Taylor ^  The great and famous  English Singer.  Gertrude Marrock  The famous Australian  Contralto.  Little Glenn  The Child Comedienne


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