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 r7  _A-I5riD  R  ;t>;  ,.l  A-  LWAY    M EN'S   JOURNAL  Vol    XV; NO.   2  REVELSTOKE B. C. THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1904  $2 00 a Year in Advance  CB.HUME & CO., limi  DEPARTMENT   STORE  Hot Weather Apparel  Read this List Carefully, there   is   something  here  to interest vou.  ORANGEMEN  CELEBRATE  fine  Oxfords  For men  We;are showing  Men's WhiteCanvas  Shoes at  $2.25  We have a Superior  Line of Oxfords in Vici  Kid and Patent Leather.  Very dresiy and Cool  $4.00  '  : m  '  Wash Skirts  (jo^- .  A splendid assortment  of'Wash  I ���������  /Ilir^T  Skirts   in    Duck,    Crash,    Pique,  \   (pSS* - ,|  ' Muslins, etc. ' These ought to   be  "^pHS^  of interest to you these hot days.  ; IP ...  Coo! and Comfortable  rV   MU*am\\ ~r* s    ���������.'    *       9                                                                            "l   ,     t.  3<>ys        -.  ,., '*" " *   *     v  - -'   tip fti      '  Wash tjuits  Vir /  Light   and . Cool    "and     perfect  washers,  made in .Galatea,  Cham-  brays,  Etc.,   nicely trimmed,   vcry  pretty, at                v.  $J.S5 and  . Wmli  $Z.Z5  -Wear well, Cool and Dressy.  ���������1           1  The Twelfth of July at Vernon  ���������Over One Thousand Visitors to the Garden of B. C���������  A Successful Day.v  Queen's weather marked the opening  of the morning of the Glorious Twelfth  and continued throughout the day to  the joy and comfort of the Orangemen and their friends at the celebration at Vernon on Tuesday.  Fully 250 of Revelstoke Orangemen  and   friends   went   to  Vernon on the  C. P. R. excursion train which left the  depot at 6 o'clock  in the morning and  were accompanied by the Independent  Band.     The   local "C.   P. B. officials  took a deep interest in  the matter of  providing a comfortable train for the  excursionists  and   that  fact    added  greatly to the convenience of the large  number   who  took   in the excursion.  All day Monday the officials and employees at the shops were perpariug  for the   event.     Engine No. 409 was  detailed for the trip with Fred Crick  at the throttle,  .assisted  by Fireman  Rogers.     The engine was gaily decorated  hy   the   boys   with    flags  and  orange,   purple   and   blue    bunting,  while   over   the pilot  an    arch .was  draped'with the Orange colors and in  the centre of the arch hung a picture  of King William.   The start from the  depot was   made  sharp at C a.m.  the  train being in charge of Con. Hyland.  Vernon   was  reached    at   about  10  o'clock, where   1000   people   were the  guests of Vernon Orange Lodge.   During the day a big parade of-Orangemen took place in which five interior  lodges were represented,  assisted by  three brass brands.     After* the parade  a number, of gentlemen delivered'short  addresses and the afternoon was given  over.to sports of all kinds,  -The Ver-  lnnguage, expressed as happy to note  the flourishing condition of the order.  Like bin friend, Mayor McGuigan, he  was of a dilferent faith, but, also like  his friend, he was himself a lover of  religious liberty and so in complete  sympathy with the Orangeman.'  Richer than Gold  Ashobopt, July 12.���������Johnson &  Fry, gold miners" arid prospectors,  have discovered* a rich deposit of  scheelite'in the Willow Creek region  of Ctu'ilxio, The provincial mineralogist says it is more valuable than  gold and makes fourteen cent steel  worth sixty-tour cents. Hitherto the  only place in the world that scheelite  has been found is Northern Australia.  Johnson & Fry say they have an  immense deposit of the stuff, which  they will work at once. It is the  mineral from, which tungstic acid, is  manufactured. The original discoverer was K. W. Scheele, the Swedish  chemist. ' '  non*' Oraiigemeu^are to be congratulated on the success'"16f ~their celebra**  tion, everything passing off "without ������  hitch; The return journey was commenced at 11:30 o'clock in the evening  Revelstoke being. reached at 6 o'clock  Wednesday morning.  A Business Change.  An important business deal was  consummated this week whereby Mr.  Alex. Hobson and "Mr. Geo. Bell purchase the bakery and grocery business  of A. N. Smith & Co. Messrs. Hobson  and Bell are old timers in the city and  are well and favorably known and the  Herald wishes them* every success  in their undertaking. The new firm  will take possession in a few days.   ^  OVER ELEVEN  FEET WIDE  ^  is)ash Qoods  JSP  White Waistings���������  $18"  New   lines   of   Vestings,   fiques,  Chambrays.  *7he Aatest and Qest  fresh  (groceries  We are Headquarters  for Fine Groceries and  make a specialty of delicacies, Fruits in Season,  etc. If you are already  a Customer a' trial order  will convince you that we  can cater to your wants.  flags ! flags // flags ///  and Qarland for decorating  /  (. B. HUME iii (0, Limited  Department Store.  Xhe Twelfth at Vancouver.  The Vancouver World gave a good  account in its,issue of Tuesday of tbe  Orange celebration in Vancouver and  the ceremony of laying the corner  stone for the new County Orange Hall  on Hastings street. The following are  a short synopsis of tbe addresses given  by Rev. Dr." Reid. Col. Dudley, U. S.  Consul, Mayor McGuigari of Vancouver  and Mayor Keary of New Westminster:  P. G. M. Duke first* called on Dr.  Re>d and he responded with a stirring  speech on the association's work, say-  in'g that brotherly love and kir.dness  were the keynote of Orange teaching.  The reverend doctor wound up his  speech with a splendid peroration.  We want the people to know," he  cried, "thnt we enjoy, we want those  who come after us to enjoy, that we  "aini~atsecuring"God;s~life~God's*'"love  and God's liberty to be handed "down  to our children's children.  Dr. Reid sat down amid hearty  applause and was followed by Colonel  Dudley, the United States consul, who  made a very happy speech. The colonel remarked that there were 700,000  Orangeman in liis country and he was  proud to be asked to speak on this  occasion. He referred in well chosen  language to the mission of the two  great branches of the Anglo-Saxon  race, the mission to preserve the liberties of the peoples of the earth and  to spread civilization.  Colonel Dudley's speech was well received and the chairman next invited  his worship Mayor McGuigan to come  foaward. The mayor had been standing modestly on a pile of lumber which  was in the background and made a  very good press box, but his name was  received with so hearty a 'cheer that  be stepped to the centre of the stage  at once. His Worship said that he  deeply appreciated the honor accorded  him in the* invitation to address the  gathering. While he had been brought  up in another faith from theirs he appreciated the value of the work of the  Orange Association and was as happy  to note the flourishing condition of the  order. Like his friend. Mayor Keary,  he was glad to be able to say that the  bitterness of a former day had been  purged from the religious organizations of these days and that they were  as one in a desire to forward a noble  Christian spirit.  Mayor McGuigan was followed by  His Worship Mayor Keary of New  Westminster 'who, in clear,  forcible  Is the .Gold Lead on the Famous. Silver^Do'llar, and Two  * Feet of High' ��������� Grade Galena  on Hanging* Wall* -  A cbuple.:of ,weel6>",7igo the Herald  announced that one of the high grade  gold leads on the famous Silver Dollar  had been struck in the end of a'tunnel  which Mi*. J. A. Darragh the manager  was running to cross-cut the surface  cropping at a lower depth. On Saturday last the Herald was informed  by Mr. Darragh that the lead was  crosscut and showed an average width  of eleven and a half feet. On the  hanging ;wall the miners working on  the property, were astonished to find  two feet of solid high grade galena.  In speaking -of the new strike the  Crmborne Miner has the following :  ��������� "Eleven and a half feet is the width  of the splendid free-gold - that was  tapped on the Silver Dollar last week.  Two feet of the lead is solid galena,  which is a good augury for rich values  it being a peculiarity of the leads in  this cam]> that the presence of galena  in any quantity in the quartz denotes  good gold values. Four yeais ago  when,this section first came into prominence for its rich mineral deposits,  assays from the surface of the Silver  Dollar lead gave $25 in gold, 180 ozs.  silver and 40 per cent lead. Mr. Darragh is greatly elated over the future  prospects foi the property, A forco  of men are now drifting on the lead,  and this work will continue for some  time to come. The new cabins aro  about completed and the erection of a  30-foot cribbed ore dump will be commenced in a few days."  The Hkrald again must congratulate Mr. Darragh and the Tin Plate  Workers Gold Mining Co. on the successful outcome of their work this  spring, and there was not a doubt in  the minds of mining men who havo  visited the property from time to time  during the last six years but what the  Silver Dollar would take its place  among the high grade properties in  the province. In speaking of the  recent strike on this property to old  prospectors and miners, there only  answer is "I told you it was there,"  and "I told you so." '  JAPANESE  REPULSED  At Port Arthur With Severe  Losses���������Russian Mines Did  the Deadly Work. ��������� Great  Excitement at St. Petersburg.  St. Petersburg, July 13.���������A despatch from a Russian correspondent  at Mukden dated1 July I2th says:���������  "According to intelligence received  here the Japanese last night attacked  the positions north of Port Arthur  and were repulsed with enormous  losses, not less than thirty thousand,  it is said, being killed and wounded  by our mines."  London, July 13.���������The Morning  Post's Shanghai correspondent says  that the Japanese casualties by land  mines at Port Arthur Sunday night  are reported to have been 28,000, but  none of the many other special war  despatches mentions a Japanese disaster at Port Arthur.  A Frenchman who recently- arrived  here in a junk from Port Arthur  reports that on July 7 the Japanese  captured Fort No. 13.  St. Petersburg, July 13, 5:35 p.m.  ���������This city was thrown into a fever of  excitement this afternoon by the news  {���������*������������������$������������������$���������' ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytyi  BOURNE BROS.  -* ��������� ���������  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.  X MACKENZIE AVENUE. H  tyty tytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytytytyi  Presentation to Mr. More  that the Japanese had failed in an  assault on the fortress of Port Arthur  on Sunday night, having been repulsed  with a, loss said to reach thirty  thousand.  The original report reached St. Pe  tershurg last night in the form of a  newspaper despatch, froni Mukden,  and was received,with incredulity, but  afcaboufc noon when.Viceroy- Alexeieff  officially/telegra'phed-; the news' to the  general staff, it created a tremendous  impression. It was immediately transmitted to the official messenger, and a  few minutes afterward the newsboys  were racing through the streets, elec*  i ,  trifying ihe crowds .with the tidings.  The boys were fairly  mobbed by people eager to buy the extras. ,  HIGH SCHOOL  EXAMINATIONS  L O L Church  Parade.  The annual church parade of thc  officers and members of L. O. L. 1058,  took place on Sunday evening lust to  the Presbyterian church. About fifty  members of the order were - present.  The Rev. W. C. Calder delivered a  most eloquent and instructive sermon  which was listened to with a good deal  of interest by the large congregation  present. The choir under tho .leadership nf Mr. H. Cooke and assisted by  Mrs. Creelman, rendered a beautiful  song service. Mrs. Creelman sang a  solo during the service, which was  highly enjoyed by the congregation.  A synopsis of the address delivered by  Rev. Mr. Calder will appear in our  next issue.  The   Results   at     Revelstoke,  Ferguson and Trout Lake.���������  19 Out  of 21  at  Revelstoke  Were Successful.  The result of the ��������� high school  entrance 'examinations for Bevelstoke  were most, satisfactory. Nineteen  pupils out of 21 passed. Principal  Miller and his efficient staff of teach-  -ers���������of-this -city���������are-deserving���������of  considerable praise for the showing  they have made  for  the  past  year.  The Herald extends 'congratulations.  Following are the results of thc  standing of pupils :  kevelstoke centre.  Revelstoke���������No. of candidates 21;  passed 10. Walley Clark, 700; Hilda  lt. Hobbs, 787; Pearl Robinson, 751;  Arthur W. Bennett, -721; Mary' Edwards, .721; Geoffrey Haggen, 608;  Joseph Howson, GOO; Elizabeth Bour-  get, 677; George Somes, 002; Eleanor  Bell, 057;' Josio Ainsley, 053; William  J. Fraser, 047; Grace Gordon, 636;  Harold E. Burridgc, 620; Joseph A.  Morgan, 625; Earl Pettipiece, 622;  Delia Morgan, 587;' Edith Cooke, 581;  Margaret Calder, 570.  The result���������Ferguson and Trout  Lake are:  Ferguson���������No. of candidates, 2;  passed 2. Champion M. Nesbitt, 686;  Robert A. Kirkpatrick, 663.  Trout Lake���������No. of candidates, 4;  passed, 2. Alexander McPherson,  648; Gr.-.ce McPherson, 612.  Walley Clark, who passed with  highest number of marks, wins  gold medal presented by Dr. Cross  A very happy fnnction was performed at the Manse on Wednesday  evening last, the occasion being the  presentation to Mr. Thomas More of a  gold chain and locket' in view of his  removal to Vancouver. Although  the 'threatening character of the  weather detained many, not a few of  the, members and adherents of the  congregation assembled to do honor  to the occasion. A couple of hours  were spent pleasantly by the company  in music and social intercourse. Before  the gathering dispeised the pastor  made the presentation to Mr. More',  reading the following address, to  which Mr. More feelingly replied.  After refreshments were served the  proceedings were brought to a close  with Auld Lang Syne.  To Mr. Thomas More :  Dear Sir :��������� XVe, the undersigned,  adherents 'of', St. Andrew's "church  .learn with unqualified regret of your  removal'froui.this town. While' rejoicing''in you'r~proinbtion f6'"a~larger  ���������and'more important sphere of labor,  that rejoicing is tempered with sorrow  in the loss which we** sustain. Tour  association with this congregation in  its material as well as its spiritual  work has deeply impressed us. Tour  exceeding great care in the performance pf every duty entrusted to you,  your patience aad quietness of spirit  exemplify a character worthy of your  deepest respect. Tou have been so  closely identified with the church in  its life and work, your absence will  leave a vacancy difficult'to fill. The  heartiness pud fullness of your support of Ordinances have largely  contributed to the financial success of  the work of the congregation. As an  evidence of our appreciation we present you with this chain and locket.  Its intrinsic value but slightly express  our feeling towards you, and as you  carry it from day to day it will ever  speak to you of our love and respect.  Our prayers for your welfare, happiness and health will follow you as  you go forth from our midst. May  the peace of our Lord and Saviour  Jesus Christ-be-ever-with���������you,���������His  love and fellowship keep you warm in  your spiritual aspirations and and be  the "tie that binds" our hearts for  time and eternity.  Signed on behalf of the congregation.  John* Lawson,  .   Chairman Board of Management.  Revelstoke, July 13th, 1004.  the  the  Notice  I hereby give notice that I will not  be  responsible, for   any   debts   contracted by my wife and daughter on  and af ttir date.  Revelstoke, July 13, 1001.  (Signed)-  Thos. Skixner.  Comaplix Cullings.  (From Our Own Corrcjpondent.)  Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. Hamilton,  on July llth, a daughter.  The Empire Lumber Co. have had  to shut down on account of high  water in the lake, the water being  within 3 feet of the high water mark  of '03. It will take a week, after water  goes down, to put tbe mill in running  order again.  Mr. J. A. McGee visited Comaplix  on Saturday.!  Mrs. C. H. Diamond and son of Cam-  Iwrne, spent last week here with Mrs.  B. Ross.  Since July 1st we have hod a daily  mail service.  An excursion was held to Halcyon  Springs last Sunday on tbe Empire  Lumber Co's new. tug. Among those  present were Mr. and Mrs. G. Sumner  and son; Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Diamond  and son, and others from Camborne,  also Mr. and Mrs. Fred Porter, of  Beaton. Mine Host McNaught entertained his visitors in proper style.  Thanks are due tbe Lumber Co. for  the use of the tug, and to the Captain  and crew for their kind attention on  the trip.  Handsome Bank Notes  The Imperial Bank of Canada has  just had engraved in England a handsome new series of notes, embracing  the $.">, $10, $20, $50 and $100 denominations.  The well-known old issues will continue in use Sor the present and until  sufficient of the new notes have been  prepared for circulation. The most  fastidious of tastes will be satisfied"  with the new issue, which in point of  workmanship and in excellence of  design have no superiors in -Canadian  bank notes. All the notes are' flne  pieces of work and are examples of the  best English skill, in that particular  line of manufacture���������and .that is the -  be8t"in the world.  In keeping with the title of the bank  the notes are decidedly imperialistic  in their engravings, embracing portraits of his Majesty the King on the  highest denomination���������the $100 notes;  of her Majesty the.Queen~on*XKe $50  -.notes; of *-*his Highness,,the Prince of  JVales .on.,the-,S20.i������gwe;jBt.her Highness the Princess of-"Wales on the $10 *  paper; and of Prince Edward of Wales *  on the $5 notes.  On each of them, clearly and strongly brought' out, is some symbol or.  figure representing the Empire of  Canada. All the engraving is carefully  and beautifully done in the strong  vii ile style so characteristically British, which in itself is an Imperial  mark. The expressions are excellently  brought out, and the portraits are.  indeed lasting memorials of English  skill and thoroughness.  Doubtless partly with the sentimental view of giving.one value for his  money the $100, $50 and $20 notes are  novel in this respect that they are  nearly though not qnite double the  width of the present ordinary notes,  but all are of the same length. This  idea, however, was not the main one  that induced the bank authorities to  be liberal in the size of these notes of  larger denomination. They are naturally much more difficult to counterfeit  and there is little or no possibility of  paying them out in mistake for notes  of smaller���������denomination- This_will   not, however, worry the general public  vcry much, for obvious reasons. They  are made slightly smaller than double  to prevent mistakes in handing theni  out for the lesser bills and at the same  time to protect their edges from fraying in packing and shipping. Being  slightly less when doubled than the  width of an ordinary bill the edges are  thus protected in packing them with -  the latter style.  The issue is decidedly a beautiful  one in workmanship and in the coloring and shading, which is gone into in  the detailed description o'f. the bills  and their tints, which is given below.  The $100 bill is yellow and pink;' the  350 is green and yellow; the $20 pink  and yellow; the $10 greyish blue .and  the $5 yellow. The fronts of the notes  to the naked eye appear to be ordinary  tints, but on examination under' the  glass the tinting is shown to be made  of the words, "Imperial Bank of Canada five dollars," etc.  Tbe issue is certainly a credit to the  British workman and to the Imperial  Bank of Canada.���������Toronto Telegram.  The New Store.  The plans are out for the new  Lawrence -Hardware Stores, to be  erected on the lots just north of W.  Bews drug store, Mackenzie Ave. The  building will have a frontage of 50 feet  and a depth of 100 feet, two stories and  will be constructed of brick: In another column will be found an advertisement calling for' tenders for the  construction of the building. The  tenders will be opened at noon on tho  27th inst. K":��x��:..��:..>��c-:~>��:��:��.'":��:
As Curtis  slopped  to  light  a cigar
For several minutes tho four grappled, breathing heavily; then Curtis
threw thcm off.
"Jf you hurt mc you will be sorry," he hurled his defiance at them.
'*My dog is now gono with a nolo
which tells of my. danger. He will
bring help."
'���Let him go," suid the fair man
"Arrd, if I might suggest.���soon,"
said Curtis placidly. "Help will
undoubtedly arrive."
When    Curtis reached  tho    corner,
flame-  brought  out thc     strong   lo found Ty* sitting stolidly on   the
lines of his face. At tho same
moment ho was struck sharply oa
the cheek by something soft nnd perfumed, which slipped  to his shoulder
end   theneo     to   the  gn    leaving
bcgiml the fragrance of the spring
Before hc stooped to find the unusual missile. Curtis involuntarily
looked up. In the open window of
the dark house in front of which he
stood he could just discern a blur
of white. The blur resolved itself
into the tender form or" a girl; then
Eho  drew  tho   curtain   quickly.
iro bent to pick up the thing that
had struck him, nnd discovered that
Pyx was holding it patiently in, his
niouth. Pyx was Curtis's dog, nn
Irish terrier. lie was his master's
inseparable companion -when thc big
man took walks in the streets of
St.   Petersburg.
"Como under the lamp. Pyx,"
commanded Curtis. And the dog
trotted obediently to tlv*. corner,
where his master took from him ^ a
bunch of violets tied.'.'with ribbon of
the same color, and enfolding ai bit
of crisp paper.
He read the hurried words :
"X dort't know who you are, but
you are an Englishman, and I believe you arc a gentleman! .Two
nights you have passed the house���
you and your dog���and I.have' heard
vour voice as you spoke to him; it
gave me courage. In the' niorning,
nt six, I shall bo alone. Will you
come to me then ? I need help at
That was all. On the surface it
looked liko the rambling of an insane person,, but Curtis retained
some of the illusions of his early'
youth'. . '
"We will think it over while we
have a bite, Pyx," he said nnd led
lho way to a little out-of-the-way
place, whero he ordered a simple
Under thc stronger light Curtis
once more examined the violets, nnd
discovered that tho ribbon which
tied tliem was stamped with a
Mrange device topped with a crown.
As hc looked up ho met thc gaze
of a man seated at a tabic opposite,
a small, fair, red-checked individual,
with the ends of his moustache upturned. "���"
"Beg  pardon !"    he     said.      "Hog
pardon,   but might 1  ask  where you
got  those violets ?"
Curtis  looked   at  him. ���
"Xo."-     he      said,      "you      might
not I"
The little man fidgeted and reddened.
"Hut I must insist !" hc said; "it
is  important that  ]  should  know."
������'That  you  should   know  nothing ! |
Vou  can  buy a bunch of violets   at
nny  street  corner."
The little man leaned over and
put:.an impressive hand on Curtis's
**But not with that ribbon, . my
dear sir," ho said.
"What do you know ?" Curtis asked in turn.
The .little man fairly squirmed.
"I  cannot  tell  you.'    Come     with
me '" he pleaded.
Curtis followed the foreigner out
into the stormy street. They walked some distance before they stopped at a dark stone house". The
door was opened by a concierge, who
showed them into a handsomely-appointed library-
Here sat two men. One was tall
and dark; the other short and grey.
Curtis's guide did not stop for introduction or explanations.
"Good dog, r.vxio !" said Curtis,
as tlie two plodded to tlio hotel;
"we fooled I hem. They took you
for a trick dog, nrrd expected the
whole  of  thc  secrot police."
the 8
At five o'clock in thc morning they
were out agnin in front of tho dark
house of mystery.
The lady of tho violets opened thc
door before Curtis could ring.
"Como in I" she commanded, and
led them to a back room.
Then Curtis saw hcr face.   He had
been prepared for beauty, but he had
not    thought   to  find  such youthful
"I can trust you," she said.
Then Curtis' did a strange    thing.
Ho dropped   on   one knee and    carried tho appealing hands to his lips.
"Let me serve you," he cried, "my
princess'!'.' .
'She  drew  back  from  Curtis     with
terror: -      . '���-.���������
"How did you know !" she stammered. "How did you know _I was
a. princess ?"
.   "I   saw . Heinz     and  thc others,"
said   Curtis,   and  told  his  story.
And when he had finished, she told
her own.
"Did they tell you," she said,
"that they intended to force mo to
marry tho princo of another pro-
vince-^-my cousin ? To force me,
who have breathed the breath of
freedom in the forests���to shut mc
up in a dreary castle, loveless and
unloved ? ' I could not stand it, and
1 ran away."
"Alone ?"
"No; I made Miss Powell, my English governess, como with me. She
wants mo to go back to my kingdom; that is why 1 appealed to you.
I won't go back !"
"You shall not !" said Curtis earnestly.
He unfolded a plan thnt had
tured in thc quiet hours of
"Away in dear.old England,'
said, "I have a house���rude outside,
but comfortable within. I'*or neighbors there are nn old farmer and
his wifo. In tho winter I travel;
but when tho summer comes I live
there alone, witli the birds. 1 lish
and hunt, and when I get tired of
it ull I roam again���never for long,
howevor. I can't live what peoplo
call 'life' li I could take you
thore, they could never tind you."-
"Let us go at once," she said.
Thus it came about that late that
night a. tall man and a slight boy���
thc latter clad in a loYig cont that
reached to his heels���ran up the
stops of the express.
"We will go this way," Curtis had
Ginger Cookies.���Olio cup, each,
sugar, molasses and buttor or lard
(add u little salt if lard in used);
one-half cup of boiling water, orro
teaspoonful soda, oven fu.ll; one teaspoonful of ginger, and Hour enough
for a soft dough.
Olive Sandwiches.���Scald and cool
ono dozen largo olives; tako out the
stones und chop the meat very fine.
Add a teaspoonful of mayonnaise
dressing and the same quantity of
cracker dust. Mix and spread on
thin slices of buttered broad. Nice
for luncheons, teas and for the children's  lunch  baskets.
Charlotte Russe.���A well-made charlotte rnsso is delicious, and not half
as often served as it deserves to be.
To be n't its best estate it should be
made, of pure'cream. Lino a deep
dish with lady finger's or sliced sponge
cake. Fill the centre with whipped
cream slightly sweetened and flavored
to taste; spread lady fingers or the
thinly sliced sponge cake. To. make
it a little morc elaborate, spread the
cako used to line tho disli with jelly or jam.
QuicS? Gragam Bread.���One' egg,
one-quarter cup of sugar, two tablespoonfuls of -.molasses, one cup or*
milk, one tablespoonful of melted
butter, two cups of graham flour, sifted; one cup of wheat flour and three
full teaspoonfuls of baking powder.
Mix in thc order given, and bako in
moderate ovens for three-quarters of
an hour.
Macaroon Custard.���Crush a dozen
macaroons. -Make a custard of six
yolks of eggs and a pint and onc-
h'alf of light cream, with a tablespoonful of powdered sugar-. Cook
this custard slowly till it thickens;
stir in tho macaroon crumbs, and
servo, when cool, heaped on a dish
frothy, seasoning first with salt and
garnished with stripes of angelics.
Frothed Eggs.���Beat five oggs until
pepper. Melt two tablespoonfuls of
butter in a bowl set over- hot water,
pour the buttor ovcr thc eggs, put
them in .an enameled pun and set
over vcry moderate heat until thoy
aro warmed through. Then pour
tliem rapidly back and forth from tho
pan into the howl that had held the
butter, until eggs and butter arc well
blended. Place over the lire once
more and stir rapidly until a smooth,
creamy mass appears. Pour over
slices of hot birftervrl  toast.
English Bread Pudding.���Ono* pint
of soft breadcrumbs, one-half cup of
dried currants or raisins, two eggn,
two tablespoonfuls of sugar, IA cups
of milk. Grease small custard cups
or ordinary baking-pan, and put in
the bread-crruribs. Tho better way
to make the crumb's i.s to take a
whole slice and roll it. between the
hands. The fruit may bc mixed with
the crumbs, or it maj* he spread on
top  or  on  thc bottom  of  the  pan.  If
mouldy or damp woodwork in tha
collar or in combination with boiling
water or soap, for cleaning the iron
sink in tho kitchen. Use only the
best anc{ clearest oil for lamps. Cheap
koroserro often gives forth unpleasant
odors nnd does not burn brightly.
Never leave a lamp turned low.
It creates gas and uses up as much
oil as when it burns brightly. If
it is necessary to have a light (luring
tho night in a sick-room use a tiny
lamp and burn it full force.
In a country house when?! a largo
number of hunt's aro used it is better to keep them irr a little closet by
themselves thnn to expose thcm on ri
shelf in the kitchen, whero they arc
sure  to  collect  dust.
Lieutenant    Who  Slow    Himself
"Because Ho Was Not to Go
to The Front.
Arry well-cooked dish, however
plain, can bo made truly epicurean,
by the garnish applied.
Often, too, exactly tho right dressing will bc found under tho hand, if
the housekeeper has sufficient judgment to recognize ils possibilities.
For a dish of lobster salad there
nro lobster claws, lobster coral, cross
and for all salads radishes and beets
cut into llowers, curled celery and
celery tips, spirals of olives and
fancy shaped wafers. Aspic jelly
molded in fancy forms or cut in
squares is used on cold meats with
mounds of jelly, wreaths of parsley
and of cress, shredded lettuce, lemons
cut as flowers or as pigs, cucumbers,
hard-boiled eggs cut in fanciful shapes
etc. Fish is set off with stripes of
fried' potatoes forming a nest, slices
of lemon, cucumber-, parsley, olives,
green peppers or cress.
Tomatoes make a piquant addition
in. the case of salads and meats.- For
sweets there are many trimmings; for
'example, candied and maraschino
cherries, candied fruits, currants, raisins, ginger and bonbons. White
grapes or slices of orango or pineapple dipped in white of egg and powdered sugar are protty for gelatine,
rice or farina. Bits of jelly decorate
rico     croquettes. Angelica,     which
comes in long strips r d is easy to
cut into different s'huj.es, is a i opular
���. 1	
Studded With Precious Gcir.s, Diamonds  and Rubies.
explained;  "then wc will make a detour.      They  will  not  care to niako i'* is us=d to cover tlio top, it wiil form
and    so     wo
It was Pyx who gave them nway,
however. He was being led down
the platform, when the runaways,
watching from the window, heard
tho excited whisper :
"It's the dog, Heinz '."
The princess, forgetting her disguise, cowered back in her seat.
"'i'hey have found me !"
"Light this cigarette!" Curtis
**But " expostulated the astonished   princess.
"Go on !" ho repeated.
And when thc three excited foreigners looked into tho window thej*
glanced    only    once at the    slender
can  escape! a  bottom  layer  when the pudding   is
'turned  out.     Beat  ceres  without  sop-
Look !"  ho  cried  excitedly,     and j laa>  who, with his collar pulled    up
Thc costliest thimble in the world
i.s undoubtedly one possessed. by tho
Queen of Siam. lt was presented to
her by hcr husband, tho King who
had it mado at a cost of rather
moro than ��15,000. This is quite
nn exquisite work of art. It is
made of pure gold, in tho fashion or
shape of a half opened lotas flower,
tho floral emblem of Uio royal houso
of Siam. It is thickly studded with
tho most beautiful diamonds and
other precious stones, which arc so
arranged as to form thc name of the
queen, together with thc date of hor
marriage. Sho regards this thimble
ns one of her most precious possessions.
"Not long since a Paris jeweller
made a most elaborate thimble "to
tho order of a certain well known
.American millionaire. Jt wn.s somewhat larger than the ordinary sizo
of thimbles, and the agreed price
.was ��:*5,000. Thc gold sotting was
scarcely visible, so completely was it
ten     minutes and   place  in     aja
shallow baking-poP, partly tilled with '
As a race of suicides, tho Japanese
aro unparallclled nt tho prosont time;
although it is assorted by tho better
classes Hint the day of tho harikari,
or honorable self-slaughter, is past.
The military portion of the empire is
especially susceptible, as the following incidents brought nbout directly
by tho war will show :
In tho early days of tho strugglo
an order reached tlio militury headquarters at Aomori, in northern Japan, to prepare to take the field.
A very smnll. portion of tho garri-j
son wus to bo loft behind to keep
up the military department.
Ono young Lieutenant named Sng-
uya, was chosen to command the
smnll party remaining. Hc received
tho command submissively. He took
upon himself the character of host
during tho few days that wero loft,
provided all manner of diversions for
(ho departing troops, gave a lust
dinner to his fellow Licutanants, in
which ho was tho lifo of the gathering.
In a short speech before the ban-
,quct broke up and he delivered an
eloquent toast to the future of the
command, foretelling triumphant
marches, splendid victories, and���his
voico was shaking a little���spoko of
the heroes returning home in glory.
With his head bowed down, ho ended
by saying that he had hoped ""to go,
but that it was not the will of tho
"They also servo who stand and
wait ho repeated  brokenly.
Saguya accompanied tho regiment
to tho port of embarkation, and was
tho first and last to yoll "Banzai!
Banzai !"
Upon returning to the fort the
Lieutenant wont directly to his
quarters. Tho next morning his orderly found him lying upon tho mating,  his abdomen rent
in  tho    hideous fashion  of thc hari-
kari.      And  the  short  sword   of  tho
harikari     had     boon  returned  to  its
scabbard aftor its task was done.
It is plain from tho words of Saguya. at the banquet that hc saw tho
better way, that ho understood the
necessity of somebody remaining -to
perpetuate the garrison at Aomori���
that his detention was only luck and
no reflection upon his valor���but the
blood of thc ancient Samurai was
strong within him and triumphed
against his better .knowledge.
.About tho middle of March several
valuable horses belonging to one of
tho Tokio forts broke from their
pickets and fell into the moat surrounding tho grounds. T'he beasts
wero     unable to extricate themselves j
ward himself, and within sight1 6f tho
recruiting office, pierced his abdomen
again and again with a blunt knife
until ho fell.
Thero aro many of thoso stories.
And many similar and useless sacrifices occur without tho public eyo.
Acquaintances ask what has bocomo
ot such a ono. Sometimes they
learn, but moro often thero is no answer. - .
Tho Jnpnnoso Government keeps
such matters secrot wiren possiblo,
lest suicide bocomo a contagion as in
olden days, and fighting blood bo depleted.
Ono of the most crucial moments
in tho history of tho empire occurred
ten years ago, when tho Triple Al-
linnca dictated to Japan nnd thrust
aside tho fruits of tho conquering of
tho Chinese. The Emperor had returned to tho capital from Hiroshima, whero ho had personally directed the campaigns of the wnr.
It is said that a hundred thousand
people assembled along. the way
where the imperial carriage was to
pnss. Mingled with the crowd in
| great numbers were tho Samurai, tho
military class which would have arrayed itself with joyful heart against
the Triple Alliance or all tho world���
rather than to submit to a victory
without tho trophies of conquest.
It is a known fact that tho Emperor dared not look out of his carriage, lest at tho sight of his faco
tho moro impulsive elemont of tho
Samurai would slay thomselves he-
cause wisdom had prevailed and they
were not allowed to contend at that
timo ,ngainst  tho  combined Powers.
Infinite generations have inculcated
in tho Japanese mind a capacity for
tho last despcrato act of man���
brought him close to- tho possibility
of it, tho glamor of honor has mado
it easy to embrace, and tho hereafter
self-achieved allures rather than restrains.
And the point of all this is that
in thc coming land campaigns toward Harbin, Port Arthur, Vladivostok or wherever clso a Japanese
column may beat its way���there will
bo few, if any, prisoners taken by
thc Russians. .The Jap will keep his
last blado and his last pound of
strength for himself.
About  People Who Are Prominent
on the World's  Stage.
Queen Alexandra owns one of thc
most valuable pairs of opera-glasses
in the world. They are of platinum, thickly encrusted with -diamonds, rubies, and sapphires, and
are said to havo cost tho enormous
sum of 53p,000.
Sir Henry .Irving attributes his
wonderful health vcry largely to his
invariable custom of eating a heavy
supper at midnight and taking forty
winks every afternoon. Beyond a
short daily stroll in company with a
favorite dog ho lakes practically   no
I       ....Talk I
Tho tailored shirt waist has a rival
in tho simple sheer blouse, but . it
has by no moans' been supplanted,
and, for certain purposes, it is decidedly moro desirable than any other
separate waist.
For outdoor summer snorts tho
shirt waist is tho thing, and a host
of women maintain stoutly that a
trim tailored shirt waist is moro chio
in connection with.a coat and skirt
morning costumo than tlio daioticst
of sheer ombroidorcd blouses. Tho
latter is, perhaps, moro distinctly feme
inino, moro exquisito in'quality, anl
strongest argument of all,'more Pnri��
sinn; but it loses its freshness and
daintiness readily, and when mussed
has littlo charm.
"��� Tho shirt waist, made of stouter
stud' and severely tailored, stands
rough wear better, resists tho reckless
assaults of the laundress, and is really an indispensable fcaturo of tho
summer girl's Wardrobe.
The shirt waist suit is of courso
smarter than tho separate shirt waist
and thero is a marked tendency, this
season to mako up simple. skirts to
match shirt waists of all kinds. If
tho prices asked at popular' . shirt
waist makers' shops.,for tho whole
frock are out" of proportion'to a woman's income she in many cases has
hor waists mado at the shop, buys
enough material- matching the waists
fpr- skirts, and makes the skirts herself at homo.
Some.very good shirt waist makers
will use materials bought by the customer; but unless one goes to a good
maker the safest course is to buy a
good pattern, hire an inexpensive
-seamstress, and have thc waists mado
at' home under one's own direction.
To make a shirt waist may soem a
simple proposition, but as a matter
of fact a really satisfactory shirt
waist is a raro thing. Vcry careful
fitting is required; and in tho largo
shops, where hundreds of tho waists
aro turned out in a weojc, and many
workpeople aro employed, mistakes
arc of frequent occurrence. A" careless
workwoman may undo tho work of a
careful fitter, and often the homemade shirt waist, fitted early - and
often, and watered at every "point in
its progress, turns out much better
than the expensive shirt waist ordered at* the fashionable shop.''
: exercise.
from tho mire and water, and, fall-1 Lolt! Hcay ,s one of the most ac-
ing at length from, exhaustion, Woro,.">���pll8hod< of ^"Kiiif* ��n,��. ��.f J"B
drowned. Their bodies were dis-! ^.^ t��.,}jl[��sl?? ll��� I'UZut
covered thc next morning.
Upon being informed of the accident, tho commander sent for Capt.
Yamanochi,      who     was directly     in
tional   gathering at  which  speeches
were delivered successively in English
French,   German, Italian.,    Russian,
Spanish,    Danish, Chinese,  and Jap-
,              o   .,     t.                 ,           .--         ; anese.      His own contributions,1 to
charge of   thc horses and provisions. I r,
.,-.,    ���fn���� ��.. i-~    i        e ,1 ! til'
This  oflicer  was not      to  bo
found; L,,�� Proceeding's numbered  three,  and
i      .  ,,,    ,. .       ��� , I were in French, German and Dutch,
about  tho fort.      A  messenger     was     V,*.,.��   ir,i,.-o,*.4    i=
despatched at onco to his homo,  but!    Klllg   ���La'vnra   is
dragged Curtis up to thc table that
:he light might fall on the violets
ami on the ribbon which tied them.
"Ke refuses to say where hc got
thorn," he fumed.      ''
Thc big, dark man looked at Cur-
l i-i  keenly.
""Voir do not trust is ?*' hc snid.
tome explanation of your very unusual conduct. I must naturally
stand  irr  an  attitude of defence."
"There can surely be no harm in
that," said the short, grey man,
"provided ihat wn hnvo your word
that what wo sny shall go no fur-
"All right," said Curtis.
"Vie look for tho princess of n
small kingdom which shall go unnamed. Whatever your surmises
may bo they cannot reach the facts
nn'd wo desire secrecy in the matter." paid the dark man. "Il is
enough that you should know thnt,
by a wrics of tragic deaths, this
princess has become next in succession to thc crown, and thnt she has
run  away."
Curtis  throw  back his    head     nnd
laughed  gaily.
".So  having     allowed     her  to     try
her wings, you  wish  to shut her
irr a cage.*' ���.
"Wc oficr her a kingdom !*' said
the dark man sternly.
"And she prefers freedom ?"
"Ach '." Tne big man rose with a
movement of impatience. "Wo lose
time. You know whore she is. Tell
*-is !"
At his tone Pyx growled, but Curtis laughed again.
"Jf I knew I should not tell yon."
Tiie three men rose threateningly:.
tc.'I again Pyx growled. Curtis rose
elxo. and stood with his bsrek to rr
closed lvjadow. Then,- reading mischief in the faces of the three, hc
reach*'! quickly into air inner pocket
nnd brought out a card, across
v.hick  ho scribbled a line.
"Ho seated, gentlemen '" he said
sternly.      "J am not afrmid."
Then all at ones he thrust the
card   into   Pyx's  mouth.
"Take il homo !" he cried. And,
with one strong thrust of liis elbow,
he shattered the glass of tho window
nntl threw tho dog into the street.
"Then lie felt W-UKelf pulled back by
Stronr;   htfuift
apparently      jjarnps    should    bc   kept
about    his    cars,     was
smoking nonchalantly. ,clcan  on   thc
* Ihey are not    here,     said Heinz, Itll0  ol,^sjtj,,
almost    touching    elbows  with    the :
arating.   and     sr.^-ar  ami     then  mill:'.    ?"  ��'ilh diamonds,  rubies and pearls
When   the    sugar"     is  dissolved,  pour   !"  ort��tic_ designs,   the rubies  show-
,  ,, ,     i , ,_        -r   . I'ng   tho   initials   oi   tho   intended    re-
carefully  ovcr  tho  breadcrumbs.     Lot | ^^       This   |himb]o  VM mad(J og
birthday    present to  the million-
���  ,      . . , .. 'nnire's daughter,  who can now boast
water. Cake rn a qtrrck o-.en luteea ��� UlQ posscssion of tlle second m0st
or twenty mint:tes. 1 he mixture ��� valuable thimble in the world. Her
must be "set in ihe centre." Servo ; father was so nulch p)easccI ���-ith the
with  a  lir-rrrd  pudrrrng  sauce. ; fino   workmanship   it  showed   that  hc
  j ordered  anothei*   but  much  less     ox-
THE  PROPER     CARE  OF LAMPS, j pensive one to  bo made  for presenta-
, I tion   to   the   school   companion     and
It   is  not  an   uncommon   thing    for ; ,.oscm rrio:-rt  of his  fo,*tunnle child,
womon     wno  are   fastidious   in   otlnrr |     Five  or sis vears aff0 a jewoner jfl
matters to pay little or no attention , the West End "of London was paid a
to    lamps except  to fill  when  neces- , sum  of nearly ��3,000  for a thimble
sary and  trim tho  wicks  when    they j which the pampered wifo of a South,    ���,.,,������..��� ,������������,, +��� ,.���������,... ���,,�����
un*-nrr.t, ,^.v.n I . A--., .      .  _      J lie Cuptnin begged to report that,
become uneven. American Croesus marstod on having ,*-,.���������,,     r,,-t.  ���.,Ai:���������������   ii'      i,���,.������'
r^.rft.r.*i,-    ���  .��    i      , -i*t ��� ���  ���  through     ins  negligence,  the    noises
p*.ricctry r maun   for   i***' r n,��   w����  evoe,   msise! ��      _ _ "   -*        '..
King   Edward   is not so   tall     as
his  wife  had  not soon her    hisbMdlS^r^1' ���^^fA^i.^'T^
sinco the day before.      Sho    became!^?Z^t������!&Z\2e!!%h*   '1    a
alarmed and returned  with tho messenger to the fort.
Several hours passed nnd thc mystery was not cleared until lato in the
afternoon," when a- private soldier
ran into headquarters with the intel-
ligonco that tho body of Capt. Yamanochi had boen found in a remote
portion of the fort property, back
of the firing grounds. A revolver
with one ornpty chamber lay upon
Ihe turf bosido the dead man, and
two open letters were in his pocket.
Tho first was addressed to tho commander. It was couched with form-
ial  dignity.
This  was  one  mass!
inside as  well  as     on I of   precious    gems,      diamonds    and
had     broken    loose    and*    destroyed
ThQy*should   bo
;.,.,    ^'       ���:'���,";"  themselves.      Ho had  therefore prov-
tlirmblo ornnmonts,    .    ,. ...   ....   .     ..*...,���
care*- i rubies,    which    ns  uirirroic  or'nnmonLSi    ,   ..        ..,,   ���   , , ��� .        .      . .    * .   ,
fully examined  and filled  each-morn- Ucenv to  almost  monopolize  feminine !ef)   ''"pardonably  remiss  m his  duty
i and
then     the     whistle  sounded.
ing.   and   when   necessary   cleaned   out j taste.
and through the train came the first  ��,     ,t""lmco*    .J "�� ���?' "T", ��'a J��mP.f.
quiver of movement. ls10U,d   1�� especially, loofcod after, but   Ul
tljisi isi the part.most j)ft(-n_i_iiCKLe_cl'jd_._
o    late    Ma'iarn.lan  Dliulccp  Singh,
Cur-Trfid ^HoTipfc?   "'  't* or  the  "gauz^Tof    tlle  mosl     bea,Jtiful  anrl     cosUy
d in I througn which air is-admitted to thft , thimbler;  over m.ido   was  that  which
man.      And   they  bumped   into
tis,  looming tall and unconcerned in, .
the doorway. flames,   should   bc  kept  entirely    free r ���..,_, supplier!   to  his  order tin a  pre-
"Vou |" said IT.rinz jovfnllv. Then from oil nnd dust. The little ma-,wnt, fol- a prent lady in Rtiisin. The
ho spoko quickly to his 'companions, jchinory which moves tho wick up j price of this r,m woll into four fig-
"1 will stay on and follow him. I-nnrl down must also bc dunned out j uros. nrrd tho g��'m��r net in it wi-ro nil
can  wire from thc next station."        jWhen   nerossary.     If  the  lamp   in     a j pea rln 0/    er.;at   value and no    less
Tho  two     older  men  stepped  from; large     brnss     lamp  with   a  tub��  for | beauty.
tin; train, anrl Ileinl/. leaned out to {ventilation running clear through the]
wave to them. Then Curtis's arm j fount to the btirm'i', so thit the oir;
shot     orrt,     and,      with      wonderful lascendM   to    the wick from -boanenth.
Bo  were  thufu* in  the highly  treas
ured   thimble   which,  on  tho  occasion
j of  one  61  bin   \isiis   to   ICurnpe,    tho
strength,    ho  lifted    tho little    mini [bo careful   to examine  this space,  for j Into Shah  of   Persia  presented   to
down and oirt, nnd swung himself on
tho   footboard   nn   tho   train   got    hor
speed and rushed out. of thc station.
Then he went to comfort u. while-
faced  boy, who was looking unspeakable things nt a frayed cigarette.
Forrr  days  later  a   dogcart     drove
! Curtis    and   a  weary-looking    little
! princess  up  to   the  door  of  thc former's rural  retreat.
"Arrd this is to be my home," sho
snid, ns her eyes took in the glories
of the waodlarrd���"my beautiful
home !"
"Until yorr fire of it," said Curtis.
"Mrs. Woollctt. will make yorr comfortable, and perhaps, when Miss
Powell gets over her fear, she can
como ond visit you. You will have
your books and your horse. Jt cannot  be  very lonely."
"And you," sho said���"it shall
havo yon '.'"
"It   is  your
seriously,  "for
you  will."
"Ah,"     said
"then   it     is you
mi tied first."
.She  reached   out  hor  hand
ho did not lake it.
*'My princess," he said, "thero is
only one way in which I enn come
inlo your home, and I have not the
right, to ask thnt. for I am simply
a humble I'l'ilihh subject, arid you
sre a princess."
She put.  out her hand  to hiriv Bnd
thrs time lie took it. for her gesturo
was  one   of  appeal,
"in  nry  couniry,'*  sc.id  the     Ilttlo
it   is   likely  to  become  choked     with i lndy whose gnoat he  was for a
dust  and   burncd-off  particles    of  the j hours.      In th<
If the wick needs , trimming. take
.a match or smooth bit of wood nnrl
gently rub it over the edge of thc
wick, nfter turning thc metal tube
holding it in on a line with' the lower edge of the burned out. crusty rim
of tKe wick. The metal tube acts
i as a guide for the hand,  thus making i
The commander was informed that
the broken heart of the unworthy officer- wnn,-however���wlth-his"-regim'6nt:
in thc last moments, and tho Inst
prayer- before ho died wa.s for tho
great horror rind welfare of the beloved command in the coming campaigns  against  trio Russians.
Thn second loiter was addressed to
tho wife, nnd was a dying man's
nssurnnco of love.
Capt.    Ynrminochl     wns   a man of
distinguished  fnrrrily,   character     and
prlucirtrnn. His    personal   courage
hail     been  proved.      He was beloved
.by    his   fellow    officers   and  by    his
vords of the delight- | ���,en. jr0    wan accounted a broad
cd  recipient,  it looked like a cluster j ,11nn  liI)lon(f  iho  .i���p���nPW;  nnd     his
of glittering gems, which in xvulity
it vvas, save for thc gold in which
they wero set. An expert in precious stones valued this thimble nt
Si-lAiOO. i
'There  are   thimbles  of  no   intrinsic
death, weak and pitiable ns it appears
from our nlnndpoinf, was regarded,
(loop In thc minds of his contemporaries, rrn unfortunate, but proper���
sad, but fitting.
Arrd  hero  we  are  confronted     with
value,   but  on account of the famous, 1Il0  ,.Kt���ni.shirrg  luck  of  lho sense    of
women     to     whom     they    belonr^-d, j \nnn0T  j���  ,|,��� .J���pnnesc peoplo.
thn  trimming even (Would   command   v,-ry   high   prices    if      The    iitnry Iran  been  told,  perhaps,
Whether  or  not  Iannis  need    dean- j ��'hmitted  to  public -..iction     rn   the   of  Ul0 (>.nCer or high   rank  who   was
mg   and   trimming,   thev-should,   be   H0*???;'?? of.,h': *?" S ?'*    i,\ '"  rharK') "' )ntliL��r>- instruction    in
' derbrlt thore is a thimble which  was   |'ukln.      When wnr became a fact, he
formerly     used   by  Queen   Alexandra
yorr   lo
li dm it,
the    princess   softly,
who shall   bo    nd-
Bu I.
filled with' oil every day. They .burn
better when the fount is full of oil.
When the inside of the fount is found
to'havo a sediment, tho residue of
oil should bo poured out and thrown
away, or strained and used for olher
household  purposes,  srrch  ns  cleaning
princess, "we who are royal risk "
A great wave .of crimson color dyed
her  fnee nnd   then  loft it  white.
"Ask " she faltered.
Ho took her in his strong arms,
and, holding her  thus,   bont. his  faco
to   liOI'S.
"Would yorr bo willing," he said
eagerly, "to marry lire? To put
aside royalty for ever, arrd be my
wife���yorr,  who nro a princess 1"
She nestled to him like a tired
"Ah," she said with a little happy
lairgh. "bul, you must remember
that. I nm no longer a princess. I
am only a woman���just a woman���
who loves you."���London Answers.
It is an extremely dainty nrticle,
mnde "of gold  and enamel.
But, apart, from its associations,
it is not much greater value than
another thimble owned by the sumo
American lndy. This in a very sicr-
viccablo looking article In solid (-diver, but. vory sninll. Its value lift
in the fact that it wnH lire properly
of tho late (iurerr Victoria m the
days when she wnr. onlv a nrrl of
fourteen.' From il', trppi'i'ri.nei; orrr
lato r.'.ivereign knew how (o ply her
needier   in   l.c.r  ynulhfnl   dnys.
Tire Ih'.'.t Ihinible ever mnde wns
the ono pi'esnnled in tho year I flK'I
to Anna Vnn Wrdy, tho second wife
of  ICillnen   Vnn   Rensselaer,   nnd    lire
was one of the firm, to apply for nn
active    command. Ho was refused
beciinso his wrvlren irr J'ekiir were
liolh lirnely nnd ellicr'ent. He was
able lo rcnlir/o from thc denial nollr-
ing but .ihairie���eillier worrld not or
could nut fee that his especial npt-
n-nu in rr rcrliiin lirie was responsible fnr his being hei,I   bnck,
ffe Killed hinudr in tlie fame horrible manner ns Mr.guvn; nnd the result wns Unit tho Emperor had to
weaken another department to fill!
hin place. Tlio great body of the'
.fnpanose people see honor irr such an
act,  but no .selfishness.
wnlkod  ri  groat distnirce from the in-
thimblo  is,   therefore,  a   Dutch   inven-   torior ami   presented  himself tit a  re-
tion.       In     ninkirrg   thn   prcsenlril loir
tho   giver,   Van    Benscliolcn,   begged
tho lady,  "to accept  this irew  covering  for  lho  protection of her diligent
group ho is invariably put to stand
on some small eminence, such as a
step, in .order that he may compare
as well as possible with thoso about
him. In his stockings he is just
5ft. 7in. His 'Majesty wears boots
with high heels, nnd his total height
as ho walks is 5ft. 8iin.
Among his intimate friends Lord
Hugh Cecil is always amusing, interesting, and not in the least restrained or shs"-. In the mnttor of
dress ho is careless,_and apparently
never pays any attention to tho correct adjustment of his ties. Ho cannot properly bo ��� called a nervous
speaker, but always appears to bo in
a highly nervous stato before commencing. He has a habit of rubbing
his hands quickly over his face -before hc begins to speak, but when ho
starts talking ull signs of nervousness vanish." .;
Herr Franz Adam Beycrlein is at
present tho most    popular author in
Germany. Hia novel.   "Sednn .Oder
Jena," has already mado a bookselling record for that country. The
total receipts are said to havo so
far exceeded $115,000, tlio author's
sharo being somo $17,.100. His
piny, "Zapfenstrcich," has been performed close upon a hundred times
at tho Lessing Theatre in Berlin, for
which ho is said to have already received from .$10,000 to $lf.,000 in
fees. Herr Beyerloin was' a rich
man beforo he bcctimo a successful
author. Ho is thirty-one years of
age, und lives in Lcipsic. He was
formerly a lawyer.
When tho Queen of Italy, Helena,
camo as Crown Princess to the Court
of Rome, ono of tho ladies of thc
Court attempted to patron izo her,
nrrd remarked : "Your Royal Highness must find Court life a great
change." Now, although Montenegro is but a pocket edition of a
country, nrrd Helena's fnthcr, th'o
reigning Prince, is poor ns poor can
be, the Crown Princess remmeber'od
that her family and nation wore
among the oldest in Europe, ��� 'while
thc Kingdom of Italy is n thing of
i yesterday, nnd replied : "On tlie con-
;tr.'ir,v, I think everything is done
| very well here, considering' how new
il all  is."
The King of the Rolirinns is known
as "the Royal stock-jobber." With
nil his wealth and schemes for , the
getting of more, tho King is not
hnppy. He is forbidden to take any
but (he most simple fare, nnd the
poorest laborer in his kingdom extracts more joy from life than he. In
n thousand enterprises tho King of
the Belgians has his finger. His
name is associated with tho story of
a rubber trust to corner tho commodity.      ITo turned up nt ihe Paris
fingers  as  a  token  of  his  great
teem  and profound  respect."
Ruchings aro a feature of wraps,
and - oftentimes the ruchings* showing
about the edges of a garment are a
decided contrast to the body of the
wrap or to its trimmings. Ono very
handsome wrap is made of pale grey
pongee. Thc shirred yoke Is trimmed
wilh choux of shaded crepe, and' long
cropo streamers ending " in knotted
fringe fall from tho round neck to
the hem of the. long wrap. Hugo
medallions of grey lace are inserted
so as to form a border to tho wrap,
ancl aro-also used at tho bottom of
the immense sleeves. These sleeves ���
are gathered Into tho huge armholos
and fall in straight folds to the wrists
whero thoy measure fully three-quarters of a yard across.
Heavy silk crepe is being mado up
into coats and' loose wraps.'. It is a
material that lends itself with especial grace ' to shirring, puffling, and "
niching, and falls In soft and graceful folds. '"Open canvas, ctamine,'and
voilo are also' made up over sflk or
chiffon in loose coats and wraps," but
aro not nearly so clinging and graceful as the crepos and soft silks. Pongees and Shantungs come* in' all
shades of brown, and in soft faded
reds, for coats and their trimmings;
the red being efloctivo in pipings and
bindings. , Many of those pongee
coats are' most elaborate,' having puffings and shirrings'-galoro,'to which
are added; heavy lace insertion fldnno-
es. The coats,. howevor, aro usually
quite plain and have' pipings and but-'
tons as their' solo'^ornaments,-the
loose- wraps-belng-thc-much^trimmcd���-
garments. A' smart" touch is given,,
by carrying with** one's 'pongee coat
or wrap a parasol matching the pip- -
ings of the overgarment.
Thoso reports wo heard early in tho
year to thc effect that lace coats
would bc seen in all well-dressed
crowds this summer -arc being confirmed as tho season goes forward. It
was said that the lace affair would bo
seen in the skirted length which has
"gono oul" so completely for cloth
coats. Hero', too, tho prophet has
proved a true one.
Half at least���if not the majority���
of the lace models seen arc in lengths
reaching to th'o knees or below. -The
Louid" cuts ore especially fetching
in heavy Irish crochet. Some women
arc combining laco and linen in. coats
for wear with linen skirts. Pale
pinfc, champagne and light blue linen
���in fact, any delicate tint of the fabric���are available for this use,' as
woll as white.
* Jw
Motor Exhibition, nrrd lived at the
cruiting oMiro here. Either from in- rate of $.'175,000 a year whilo it
lierenl frnily or from the exhaustion j lasted. But ho eventually recouped
which followed his long journey, he, himself. He personally canvassed
i\ns pronounced unfit for service. He j tho motor-car manufacturers,��� but sc-
wns seized, as one of the native pap-J cured all the orders for rubber tyres
ers stales,  with n   terrible angor to-  for his own business.
Colors will bo more of a" feature in'
women's handkerchiefs than they have
been in many seasons. ��� A certain
number of colored novelties nro sold
each year to accompany thc colored
summer frocks, but owing to tho reign
of white in general fashions tho number of theso has greatly decreased
during the two past summers. Now
tliat the white corner is broken, colored handkerchiefs are rapidly returning to favor���for "-the summer, nt
least. So far the color portion consists of patterns formed by embroidered dots���tho "jewel" effect of tho
"Misf��rt*s>3es never como singly, you
know. Miss Priseilla." "Alus!" said
the poor maiden, shaking her lien-d,
"tlio single misfortune is tho worst
of all!" f/0  N  OUR INTEREST IN THIBET  MISSION IS NOT FOR PURPOSE  OF ANNEXATION.  The Chinese  Sovereignty Over the  Country Is a Dead  Letter.  A curiously complicated story of  Oriental manoeuvring, Russian intrigue, Chinese commercial jugglery  and Thibetan efforts to throw oil a  hated suzerainty circles round tho  history of Colonel Younghusband's  mission to tho mysterious city of  tho Lamas says tho London Express.  To make this history plain in the  light of tho events recorded in our  news columns to-day it is necessary  to dour tho ground of sonic persistent misconceptions. Chief, perhaps, of these, is the deeply-rooted  belief that Lluisn. tho ultimate object of tlie mission, is a sacred city.  A.s a matt or of fact, Lhasa is purely  xi priest-created stronghold. It hns  not, und never has had, any inherent sanctory, any claims conferred  by history or tradition, to hold it-  hell* aloof from the world, ns somc-  ���������thirrg deniable by outside touch, its  population is as mixed, its customs  as unsniritly. and its streets os diity  as those of any Indian native city.  Bound up in this misconception as  ���������to tho sanctity of thc city is the  _ -theory that it is the headquarters,  the great and central shrine of Buddhism, of which tho Dalai Laura,  or "Ocean Priest," is hold to bo tho  incarnation. But the religion .of  tho Thibetans ir. not oven Buddhism,  except in a diluted and corrupted  -lorm of sulnl-wors.hip and the adorr  "ation of many gods, with the'addition of the Buddhistic doctrine of  reincarnation.  TROUBLE IS OLD.  A third misconception is that the  Imperial Government ha\e been all  along aiming at the annexation of  Thibet. The mission has had no  such purposo in view, and and until  the hostility of thc Thibetans���������induced on the one hand by Russian  agents, nnd on the other by tho Viceroy S7.e-chu.1n���������made tho advance of  Col. Younghusband with his handful of Sikhs" impossible, tho mission  was purely a peaceful and political  one.  Nor is the mission a thing of today or yesterday. It has now  reached within sonic ISO miles of  Lhasa: it started in thc days of  "Warren Hastings. It had.in view-  in theso days, as primarily it has  now, tho establishment of commercial relations with Thibet. If it  has moro than that, in view ��������� to-day  the responsibility lies with the Thi-  liclans themselves. So far as' hostilities are concerned, they 'were begun in recent times, in 18S0, when  -the Thibetans invaded the .British  ^dependency of Sikkim, and there  was heavy fighting on thc high altitudes near llic Jolnp Pass. ��������� .7  CONVENTION NOT KEPT.  Tibct.has been tributary to China  sinco* it was -finally conquered" by*  thut country in 1720, but when representations were made at Pekin  with regard to''this invasion of Sik-  kim, tho Chinese Government declared ils -complete inability to interfere with the activity and , aggressiveness of its vassal. And the  essence of thc situation to-day lleo  in the fact -that this powcrlessness  . of tho suezerain powor has been  manifested ever since. In 1890 * n  .convention wns signed between tho  Chinese 'Envoy and Lord Lansdowne  (then Viceroy of India) with tho object of delimitating the Thibct-  Sikkim frontier and facilitating  trade relations between Thibet and  India. Threo years later Regulations were drawn up to give effect  to the terms of tho convention. But  if" any single ono of those regula-  'lations has boon carried out. the  circumstance' has certainly escaped  notice.       :  THREATENED TREATY.  The Thibetan authorities have expended - endless ingenuity in ob-  , structing trade routes across the  Himalnyns, and in making commercial intercourse with India impossible. Thoy have ' not hesitated to  arrest and imprison British subjects;  thoy. havo opposed every effort to  adjust tho northern boundary* of  Sikkim; and "they have resolutely re-'  fused to mako any effort, to carry  out tho terms of lhe convenii-jn. In  this attitude of undisguised In siility  "Tli ibet- lras"al r"alorig~ beof^prjTiiplod"  by Russia. Of that rirc'imslunco  tliere is evidence too ample to bc disputed. Four years ago Russia vas  supplying the Thibetans .with aims,  missi'.'irs were cxcli.-uij*\*:I l.e'Weon the  two countries, and a Russian subject and agent was directing tho attitude* of- the lamas from Lhasa  itself.  In 1902 Sir Ernest Satow, British  Minister at Pclciii. was ablo to toll  Lord Landsdowuc that Russia had  concluded a secret treaty with China  guaranteeing to .maintain thc integrity of that, country. Tho price wns  Thibet.-' The sequel was a stern  warning from Lord Lansdowne to  the Chinese Government that if  such an arrangement woro contemplated "or carried out. Britain would  tako steps to protect hor own interests.''  CHINESE CONTROL.  ��������� ��������� 'During'a'-brief period of'.quiesconce  which followed, the Viceroy of Sze-  chuan'exerted such'influence as ho  -possessed to obstruct l.ho ;friendly  opening-up of lndo Thibetan - trade  relations. Through this province���������  to which portions of Thibet were attached in 1787���������the bulk of Thibet's  trude has passad for moro than a  hundred years and the viceroy, was  bound to resist, by all the dubious  means known to Chinese diplomacy,  a movement which might, havo the  effect of diverting some of that profitable commerce to other routes.  The situation thus experienced u  fresh complication.  A third complication lay in the  fact thnt tiie Chinese mi/erarnly ovor  Thibet hail long been 11 warring power. Early in last year Lord Cur-  7.011, aflor pointing out Hint nil prist,  attempts lo deal with Thibet  through China had failed, declared  that the Indian (lovoniinciit "regarded lho so-called suzerainty of  China an 11 constitutional fiction���������a  ���������������*>*?'���������'"V:  political affectation which has only  beeu maintained because of its convenience to both parties"; and, under cover of which, it may bo added  Russian intrigue was having everything its own way. China and tho  Lamas were tho Spenlow and Jorkins of the Enst. Spenlow was  willing, anxious, burning, to open  the rond to India's trade, but Jorkins wns so short-sighted, so stupid,  so blind to his own interest, so obstinate and immovable. And Jorkins, appealed to in thc same wny,  retorted in tho samo strain���������that  wretched   suzerainty    stood   In     tho  ' ������J''     PRESENT MISSION.  Then camo. tho tardy decision of  tho Imperial Oovorniuent, arrived at  nftor much urging ou the part of the  Government of India, to ignoro tho  intermediary, and deal directly with  Thibet. It was agreed that tho  Dalai Lama and tlio British mission  should meet at Khainba-jong last  year, and discuss the whole question 'in a perfectly amicable spirit.  Colonel Younghusband was sent  thither, but thc Dalai Lunin fuilcd  to keep tho appointment.  Tho mountain advanced towards  Mahomet, then busily engaged at  Lhasa in burrishing Russian arms  and at. almost every step of the  wny, the advance was threatened.  Menaces becamo deeds, and tho attacks at Oura marks tho final stage  of the .conversion in self-defence of a  mission of peace into an affair of  arms.  But that the peace of tho Thibetan  silences is threatened is in the highest degree.improbable. The. Thibetans, buoyed-up by false hopes and  Russian promises destined to bc  broken, have all along been - convinced that Britain would bring no  force to bear upon her wishes. The  whole history of *the matter has  yielded support to that view. There  may ycl bo fighting at Gyangtsc,  but in all human - probability the  mission will have achieved ils aim  before that point is reached.  THE  RUSSIAN  GOSSADIS  SOMETHING OF THE FAMOUS  CAVALRY.  Thoy     Have    Glorious Traditions  and Are First-rate Fighting Men.  Tiro word Cossack is derived from  a Tartar word signifying bandit,  and up to 1814 tho Kazak lived 'up  to his name. The first Cossacks  took boat on tho Dnieper, the Volga  and the Don, and settled on the  banks of these groat rivers, living  by plunder and by the proceeds of  their fishing,, fighting generally on  foot, - but ��������� always remaining near  their boats, which secured them ' a  safe retreat in case of a reverse,  says thc military correspondent of  The London Times.  Closely bound up with every page  of- Russian history, the Cossacks  sometimes sided with the Czars, but"  as often against them. On the accession of Peter the Groat thoy  formed.a half circle round the southern frontiers, whicli they protected  from Tartar invasions, penetrating  later into Siberia, where they became ,lhe Russian advanced guard  against Kirghiz and Kalmucks. So  long-as theso communities remained  on the frontier and woro inured to  constant warfare they retained all  their' best qualities. Thc legends  interwoven with the names of Mazcppa and Platoll belong to heroic  periods of Cossack lore, and so, too,  do thc deeds of the Cossacks of thc  TJkainc and Zaporogin, whoso names  havo since passed away, though  thoir fame is abiding. As the Cossacks became morc settled in their  territories lo the northwest of . the  Black Sea, and the confines of Rus-'  sia marched rapidly past thcm "towards the cast, they became moro  confounded with the general population and less apt for-war.  SERVICE FOR LAND.  Tho first principle of Cossack service has always been that, in return  for a grant of land and freedom  from taxation," every man should  como out whon called upon and  bring his own horse, arms and  equipment. It is a system which  might with ndvuntngo bo applied  upon somo of the frontiers of Bri-  laiiYr^ In practice many- "changes-  have boon made, and the root principle is not ono that is any longer  generally respected. Many Cossacks  are too poor to provide their own  horses, nnd the cost of their equipment falls upon the slniiilsa, which  is put to heavy expense and is very  hard hit by nn order of mobilization. Wnr, for lho Cossack, is no  longer a business that pn.ys.  Tn 1875 a radical change wns made  in thc old-established methods of  Cossack service; the regiments wero  brigaded' with lho regular cavalry,  and their independence as a fighting  branch was destroyed. It is doubtful whether tho change was ~of advantage. The greatest successes of  the Cossacks in war, striking records of which wc find scattered  throughout thc writings of Napoleon's Generals, were due to thc  perservation of J.hoir 'particular and  very " unconventional . methods, of  combat, which wore thc absolute antithesis of the traditions of regular  cavalry. The tendency of late-years  has been to merge the Cossacks' with  thc rest.of the population, and old  Platoff would harly recognize in the  Cossack of to-day his unkempt warriors who wore down the chivalry of  Frdncc.  have  in  times  past  been  committed  to  Cossack guardianship.  These eastern voiskos havo been  constantly engaged wilh Asiatic enemies, and have hnd no experience of  regular fighting; thoso farthest east  have been reinforced by contingents  from thc Trans-Bnikal territory,  while tho tJssuri Cossacks have been  fortified by heavy drafts from the  Don, which havo been brought, round  by sea in tho Volunteer Fleet. The  five voiskos which are most immediately concerned in the present war  are those of Siberia, Semiretchinsk,  Trans-Baikal, Pri-Amur and TJssuri.  Their total population may bo put  down at about 750,000, besides non-  Cossacks, tho number of mules of  what is known ns "Cossnck condition"  being somo 180,000.  PRESENT WAR STREXCTH.  Tho war strength of these five communities at present is about 25,000  men and 20,000 horees, but. in these  numbers TJssuri and Pri-Amur do  not bulk largely. The total number of Cossacks in the same five  Vpiskos, presuming that tho wholo  available 20 classes aro called on,  and the opoltchenie or lands-turn  embodied is about CO,000 men, but  not moro than 5,000 of these belong  to the Ussuri and Pri-Amur communities. Although these fivo eastern voiskos havo 300,000.horses,  not a third aro fit for service, and  only 40,000 are fit for the saddle, of  which only 4,000 arc to bo found in  Pri-Amur--and Ussuri. This fact is  important, since It results that  nearly all thc horses in tho army  mobilized against Japan must como  from tho wost, save what can ho  collected from ncn-Cossack districts  or from  China.  Of courso theso five voiskos do not  represent the most important part  of tho Cossack forces, which aro  mainly in the Don and to the ������iorth  of the Cauacasus, with most of their  active regiments spread out liko a  fan round Russia's southwestern  frontiers. Some of these, no doubt,  can be sont east, and we have reports that regiments from tho Caucasus and thc Don have already  marched, but it must bo remembered  that the Cossacks represent the  chief element in tho Russian cavalry  of tho present day. They are tho  mainstay of-internal law and order,  while on the great plains of thc  west cavalry is for Russia what  ships arc for England, and the frontiers cannot be largely denuded df  these. valuable! troops. Moreover,  even if a reinforcement is required  in the east, the Cossack territories  west of Orenburg aro no "more favorably placed to supply troops than  any other military dislrict. Even  in the territories of the eastern  voiskos, it is a fnr cry from Lake  Baikal to Port Arthur. One mny  put down tbe maximum number . of  Cossacks available "for service at  50,000 mon betwoen.Lake Baikal and  tho Pacific. This figure is only given as an indication, for it is obvious that' during a war in East  Asia it is not a question "of what  number of meu and horses Russin  possesses, but of how many she can  keep in the field.  SHIPS  UPON  HOWS BAlfci^^experieneed   by  reward to anyone who would kidnap  Weyler.  PROFITABLE INTERVENTION.  Aftor tlie sinking ot" tlie "Maine-' in  Havana Harbor, by which disaster  259 officers and 111011 lost tlieir lives,  tho war-party in tho United States  could no longer be restrained; and  President McKinley's Message to  Congress, dated April'llth, 1898, reviewed tho intolerable Btnto of affairs  and plainly hinted as a resort to  acms. A joint resolution demanded  lho immediate withdrawal of the  Spanish forces from Cuba, nml empowered tho President lo employ tho  whole military and naval resources  of tho United States to cnrry it into  elTect. It is not necessary hero to  recount the course of tlm war. It  is sufllcient to record that on August  2nd Spain formally sued for peace,  and eventually handed over Porto  Rico and the Spanish West. Indian  possessions to the United States,  whilo Cuba became free.  It will thus bc seen tlrnt America's  benevolent   interference   on   behalf    of   contain  the whale, porpoiso or white  whale,  walrus,  narwhal, seal,  salmon  trout,   cod,  and  a variety  of     small  SOME  OF      THE   DIFFICULTIES  THEY   EZPERIENCE.  R. F.     Stupart,      of the    Toronto  Weather  Office, Speaks  en  c This  Subject.  Mr. R. F. Stupart delivered an address beforo tho Empire Club at Toronto, recently, on "The Navigation  of Hudson's Bay and Strait." Tho  following is a synopsis of his interesting remarks: ���������  To tiro north of Ontario and Quebec there is, as you all know, a great  island sea, a vast expanse of soil  water, S50 milos from north to south  and 600 in breadth, and bounded wholly b.v lunds which are part and parcel of our great Dominion, and connected wilh the broad Atlantic by a  strait some 450 milos 111 length. Wo  have as yet but a most imperfect  knowledge of what wealth these wa-  Iciy. contain.    Wo know that thoy do  tho     oppressed   Cubans   directly     resulted in a great gain of territory to  hersel f.  People in  J niton just now must be  fish:   but  tho    only  fishing  industries  so  far  developed   aro  thc  whale  fish-  often "thinking  01* the  events  of    ten,cry by thc American and the walrus,  years  ngo,   when  t'.v  intervention   of   porpoise  and salmon  fisheries  by  the  Russia, France, and Germany robbed  them of much of tho fruits of victory.    Tho plucky littlo Jap had ad-  Hudson's Bay Company. The chief  whaling ground is in tho north-west  ern part of the bay, and hero whalers  ministered well-deserved correction to from _ Massachusetts and Connecticut  tho Chinese dragon; and the Treaty  of Shimonosoki wns signed on April  16th, 3 895, the late Li Hung Chung  being the Chinese representative By  this instrument China agreed to pay  a war indemnity of no less than two  hundred million tacls, and to cede to  her victorious opponent the Island  of Formosa and the Liao-Tong peninsula. This arrangement did not suit  tho book* of some of tho European  Powers at all, so Russia, France, and  Germany protested. i  ������������������TAELS" OF JAPAN.  INTERFERENCE JUSTIFIED  MEANING        OF        ''INTERVENTION" IN TIME  OF WAR.  Hague      Convention Provides    ior  Friendly Mediation, Not for  Armed Intervention.  It is a curious . feature of modern  warfare that, in consequence of the  complicated interests ol tho Great  Powers, the word "intervention" is  sooner or later sure to be mentioned  during an armed conflict.  There is no longer tho old tendency  to form a * ring and let the combatants fight it out^by themselves. What  with Dual and Triple Alliances, "understandings," rapprochements, and  ententes cordiales, tho chief difficulty,  now-a-days is to prevent a-war from  spreading, and involving th'o whole of  Europe. Yet, according to thc law  of nations, intervention is not recognized. Interference, armed or otherwise, has bcon justified for sundry  reasons, such as to prevent further  effusion     of blood,  in  self-defence,  or  to PJJtan end tea state of anarchy tn.aty-_by_whlch_ the-map-of-Europc  from which other nations may sufier ��������� .    ���������* ���������  HOLD GREAT TRACTS?.  Tho   Cossack voiskos, however, still  possess enormous trucls ot territory,  two-thirds     of    which     are   held   in  trust   for  the general  community  on    , .      ������-....     ���������..������������������..���������,.��������� *i,��������� ,-���������  thc principle  of  lho mir.   while' the   ?������J*���������^e^^���������������,������PS:^S|e '���������*  other  thrill  belongs  to   lire     Cossack  as when England, France, and Russia  interfered between thc Sultan of Turkey and his rebellious subjects in  1827.  EXERCISING THE RIGHT.  According to Article Three of the  Hague Convention of 1899, "Powers,  strangers to the dispute, have the  right to offer their good oflices and  mediation even during hostilities."  Further on tho Article says: "The exercise of this right can never be regarded by thc parties in conflict ns  an unfriendly act.".- This, of course,  only provides for friendly mediation,  and not for armed intervention. Yet  though international law ignores intervention, thc thing itself remains a  stern fact. European .intervention  was the secret hope ot the late Boer  Republics in their struggle against  the= overwhelming might of-^Enjland.  European intervention was prevented  by Great Britain during the Spanish-  American War of .1898. In the latter'  case, any interference by European  Powers would have been intervention  upon intervention, as the cause of the  war, in the first place, was the United States intervening between Spain  and the Cubans.  At the opening of the year 1898 the  Spanish authorities had not succeeded  in pacifying Cuba, though since 1895  no less than 225,000. Spanish troops  had heen sent to the island.    In their  nobility, or is irr tln������ hands of 11011-  t'otsnek peasants. The Don, Kuban. Terek, Urnl and Orenburg territories, all lying northeast of the  niack Sen. aro fuirly corrrpuct, but  those-of Siberia, Trans-Baikal, the  Pri-Amur and Ussuri occupy long  bands of country, corresponding  Willi  the    linos or    frontiers,   which  surrection tho Spanish resorted to  unimaginable cruelties, especially after General Weyler���������"the Butcher,"  as he was nicknamed���������assumed the  direction ot affairs. Tho sufferings of  the "rcconccntrndos" mado tlie civilized wcrld shudder. Tho indignation  of thc United States was-daily growing hotter, and one New York newspaper went so far as to offer a large  It was oven assorted at tho time  Iliat the Czar's Government has a  secret agreement with Pekin, allowing for an extension of the Siberian  railway to Port Arthur, and exclusive access to that port of Russian  ships of war.  Tho three intervening Powers required tliat Japan should give up  Port Arthur and "all tho portions of  the mainland ceded to lior by Chiiia,  in consideration of which sho was to  receive nn additional thirty million  taels of indemnity. This naturally  enraged tho Japanese, who had spent  so much blood and treasure in gaining the victory over their huge op-  .ponent, and if Great Britain had  supported the Japs there would'havc  boen a European war so slupendpus  as to dwarf every armed conflict in  history.  Great Britain, however, advised Japan to yield, which .she did; bul it  was a bitter pill for a proud and warlike nation, newly victorious over-no  mean foe. At the end of August tho  Japanese troops^ evacuated Port Arthur, after dismantling the fori-. The  cynical bad failh with which the Russians" subsequently '.possessed themselves of the port had no parallel evon in the history of Muscovite duplicity. When Admiral Togo, who  fought in tliu Chino-Japnncso War,  recently sent his torpedo-boats in  among the Russian warships at Port  Arthur, he musi havo felt a satisfaction akin to that, experienced by-  schoolboys when' tliey say that- Ihey  liave "got their own back."  RESTRAINING RUSSIA.  In much the same way, Europe intervened between Russia and her  beaten foe Turkey in 1878. On M,:iy  .'"rd, in thai year, the Treaty of  San Stefano was signed by the representatives of Turkey and Russia. Wilh  her usual greediness, Russia had  wrung tho most unconscionable concessions from lior helpless adversary,  and thc conscience of Europe protesting. Russia was brought to book  by the famous Congress or* Berlin.  All tho European Powers were represented at this 'unique Conference,  which was presided ovcr by -Prince  Bismarck. At twenty minutes past  two, on June 1.1th, 1878. the German Imperial flag was hoisted over  the building, indicating that the Congress was begun, and on July 1.1th  fie Treaty of Berlin was signed. This  was cliaiigod, was chielly the wovk of  the British representatives. Lords  Beaconsfield nnd Salisbury.���������London  Answers.  Tt is usually the painstaking     man  who manages lo avoid pain.  Grass widows haven't got lhe clover market cornered.  Marriage   i.s   often   tho   outcome  possessing n good income.  of  It is easier to  acquire a wifo tliun  it is lo keep a servant girl.  It's easier lo buy some men than it  is to induce them to stay bought.  Good  wives and  synonymous.  loving ones     nre  Reciprocity is the.art of exchanging  something you don't want .for something you do.  Horseless milk wagons for th'o  livery of cowless milk is about  limit. ���������-  do-  tlio  When a man admits that his wife is  an angel it's safe to ask him how  long ho has been a widower.  A man knows just what to do in  tho hour of danger as long as the  danger doesn't show up.  The mightiness of tho hairpin exceeds that of both the pen ond thc  sword.  A woman may drive her husband to  drink, but she can't make him take  water.  have boon carrying on a profitable  fishery for nearly half .a century. I  fancy I am not astray in surmising  that these people have year by year  been taking out, oil and bone, to the  value of at least .?100,000. Some  years ago the Hudson's Bay Company made large profit out of tho oil  of tlio senl and white whale, .and refined lho oil nt their northern ports;  now, as tlie oil has a less commercial  value, they liave censed this industry.  Tlio walrus is hunted not only by the  native Eskimo, who roams the sliorc  lino of tho bays and straits and kills  this huge animal from Lcyak and ice  floo, but also by the company's men,  who seek it in small vessels out from  Churchill.  THE RIVERS WHICH FLOW  into Ungava Bay and doubtless others further west, abound in salmon���������:  salmon equal in flavor to those of  New Brunswick. The Hudson's Bay  Company at one timo found it worth  while to send a ship to Ugava and  George's River for salmon alono to  bo shipped in cold storage. I boliove  this ship has been .discontinued, but  I think; it probable for reasons oilier  than the failure" or tha fishery. W'o  Canadians have very slowly awakened to thc realization of tho fact^that  in Manitoba and our North-west Territories wo have the best wheat growing lands on the surfaco of the globe,  sixty million .acres, where wlieat is  as .certain a.crop as in any part of  the "world and moro than twice sixty  million acres where tho wheat fields  will in most years yield ample returns and.where in every year* othor  crops arc so certain of success tliat  the farmer wyll ho able to regard  with tolerable equanimity tlie possibility or* partial failure of wheat.  What wonder that'the Manitoban and  Northwest farmer have considered  whether Hudson's Bay nnd slraits  aro not the natural and best outlet  from the Northwest granary lo the  markets of Europe. Churchill is only  850 miles from Edmunton, 620 miles  from Princo Albert and 640 miles  from Winnipeg and thc soa route  from Churchill to Liverpool is but  3,308 miles.  NAVIGATION OF STRATTS  is not a new thing. Vessels had  ploughed thoso northern waters beforo the- Ohnmplnin had paddled  across Lako Ontario. The vessels  of the Hudson's Bay Company were  passing regularly to and' fro between Great "Britain . and thc company's forts, whilo as yet tlie sole  navigation of tho great lakes was in  bircli bark canoes. Tt was in 1612,  Hudson's fourth voyage to America,  that he passed through the Straits  into Hudson's Bay. Of course, his  object wn.s not to report on the resources of tlm buy���������ho hoped to have  discovered a new route to Cathay  ���������to  China.  The original charter of tho Hudson's Ilu'y Company wns granted in  1668, in which Prince. Rupert sent an  expedition into the Bay, and Fort  "CluTrlcsT" llic""first��������� Efiglisli-sollleiiiohtT  wns established near the mouth of  Rupert's River. For nearly 200 years  the company's ships havo been passing bnckwnrds and forwards through  the Straits, and - seem not to have  been liable to any large percentage  of disaster. Tt must, however, be  bornu in mind Hint tlie ships huve  until recent yr-nrs been sailing vessels, and making but one trip pur  annum. hnve passed through tho  Straits when there has been very  little Ice. They leave Scotland so as  to roach the entrance of the Straits  about August 1st, and within loss  than two months they are again out  of llu* Straits homeward bound.  ICE FLOES TN THE BAY.  Mr. Stupart then proceeded to give  some particulars relating to the  length of time navigation in lho bay  is impeded or actually suspended  through  the ice,  then  continued:���������  "T givo tho following as the season  during which' navigation may in ordinary years be regarded as practicable  for the .purpose of commerce; ' not  indeed to the cheaply built freight  steamer, commonly known as the  ���������oconn tramp,' but to vessels of about  2,000 Ions grass, fortified for meeting ice. and of such construction ns to  enable tliem lo be fair freight carriers. These vessels must bc  strengthened forward; should have  wooden sheeting nnd bo very full under the counter; the propeller should  bo of Riiinll diameter and be well  down in flip "water. I placo the limit  of size nt about 2,000 tons because a  larger ship would bo somewhat un-  wieldly. could not make, such good'  way through thc loose ice, arrd being  unable to turn so sharply she would  got many a heavy blow that the  smaller ship would escape."  WAKEIIAM'S  EXPERIENCES.  Tho  speaker  thon  went  on  to  g'me  details     concern  "ap-  tain Wakeham, tho commander of  a whaling vessel and concluded his  remarks thus:���������  In judging of tho suitability of  Hudson's Straits as a commercial  trade route we have not to consider  during what period of each year a  Dundee whaler or a specially constructed ico crusher can navigate the  straits, but rather during what period an ordinary well found iron ship  with a master of usual experience  can investigate them with an ordinary degree or" safety. Tho result of  Investigation is not uncertain���������such a  ship may with safety enter thc  straits early in July .arrd should she  have good luck sho may get through  to the buy with but a fow delays in  the ice, but delays of a week or ten  days will not be infrequent. At the  close of tho season ships should not  leave Churchill later than the middle  of October, because at that date winter has set in, and being caught in  tho icefields is a serious-matter when  the floes become cemented together  by the increasing cold.  Last summer the good stout, whaler "Neptune" again took an expedition to Hudson's Bay, to study its  resources and assert British sovereignty. Mr. A. P. Low, than whom  no bolter man could have been obtained in the Dominion, is in command and one of the most famous ice  captains of Newfoundland has charge  of tho ship. We shall soon hear more  of Hudson's Buy.  SSlTHE JAPAIESE AT HOME  AS  VIEWED     BY    A    TWENTY  YEARS'  RESIDENT.  The Japs Are     Polite and Hospitable,  Character Ts Simple   ������  and Childlike.  CARRYING COAL FOR LUCK  ABOUT THE  QUEEP  SUPERSTITIONS OF THIEVES.  Pickpockets Have a Regular   Code  of Lucky and Unlucky  Omens.  Except, perhaps, the professional  gambler, there is no morc superstitious being on earth than the professional criminal. No burglar worthy  of the namo, for instance, will, on  any account, uso another man's skeleton keys or dark lantern. Such a  proceeding, ho opines, will be certain  to bring him "bad luck."  Yet, .curiously enough, no belief is  more prevalent among members of  lho crib-cracking fraternity than that  a jemmy which has onco been used  successfully in a "big job," will, if  given ,a fair chance, repeat tlie performance. Cases have boen known  whero burglars have given so much as  S100 and $150 for the jemmy with  whicli somo famous jewel robbery has  been accomplished.  Tho number of burglars committed  on tho sixth day of the week is fewer by nearly fifty por cent, than those'  perpetrated on any other day olher  day. This can only bo. due to the  well-nigh universal superstition which  regards Friday as an unlucky day.  Moreover, a similar, though less  strongly-marked drop, is noticed - on  the thirteen o.f each month.  . Many criminals have "unlucky-  days" of thoir own. - "Harry tho  Valet," who stole ii.a Duchess of  Sutherland's jewels, invariably declined to "work" on the seventh of tho  month, or on any multiple thereof.  '  IN T1HS BRITISH MUSEUM  there is preserved a curiously-marked  flat stone, described as having boon  used by a note:! thief as a calendar  for calculating lucky and unlucky-  dates.  . Pickpockets have a regular code of  lucEy and unlucky omens of their  own, by which thoy regulate tlieir actions while on '���������business*' bent.  For example, tliey will not, on any  account, rob a cross-eyed person���������especially if that person bc a female���������  nor one having -a club foot. To_ do  so~thoy think, will insure them forty-  days of ill-luck.  Strangely enough, too, tlio finding  of a "lucky" coin���������i. c., ono with a  bole through it���������among the contents  of a purloined purso, is esteemed of  evil augury. And tho same applies to  bent or twisted money. Indeed", it  frequently happens that the discovery  of a single srrch damaged piece will  suffice to induce the thief to throw  nwny oven a "well-lined" p'urse, together with all its contents.  ���������A-single five-cent piece is esteemed  good luck, but more than one. in the  same purse, is very bad. and the badness of the luck increases with the  number of five-cent  piercs.  Some little time back, during the  trial of a notorious pickpocket, it  camo orrt that ho liad. one morning,  robbed nn old lady of a bulky purse.  On opening it. he discovered, lo his  horror, thnt it contained nothing but  FIVE   CF.ST  PIECES.  sixty or seventy of them at the very-  least. He p'romptly pitched purse  and coins out of the window.  Again, when pickpockets���������and this  applies ulso to sneak-thieves, area-  robbers, and others of that ilk���������start  out upon their nefarious business,  they invariably keep a sharp look-out  for the first policeman. Nor will  they, ns n general rule, commit a  robbery until they have seen liim.  If his back is turned" towards them  they believe they have a good and  safe day beforo them; while if he i.s  coming, or even looking, in their direction. Uiey will frenuently give up  the idea of theieving for Hint entire  day.  A black cat, if a householder only  know it, is moro efficacious in protecting their houses from forcible entry than half a dozen mastiffs. Even  Bill Sykes himself would have left  severely alone a tenement containing  no ill-omened a denizen.  On tho other' hand, a horseshoe  nailed above the door of even tlie  most zealously-guarded mansion is  a direct Invitation to the prowing  burglar to try his luck there. -  If you want to know what people .  really are you should see them at  home, said a gentleman who had  spent twenty years of his life in tho -  country of the Mikado; nnd. judged  by that tost, I am qurte sure thero  are no more delightful people on  enrth than the Japanese. To livo  among them nnd to know thcm intimately is to love them; you simply  can't help yourself, for whatever prejudices you may take with you to  Japan they nre sure nil to melt  away before you have been there' a  month'.  The keynote of the Japanese character is its simplicity and childlike-  ncr>s. You cannot walk through a  village 6treet without seeing grownup and even middle-aged people playing ball or flying kites, with all the  iinfcinncd enjoyment of schoolboys.  They live in glorified dolls'-houses,  tlieir furniture and their table eguip-  ments are like so many pretty toys,  and life generally is just a delightful  bit of make-believe.  You won't be long in Japan beforo you will bo made a welcome  guest in moro than one household.  Really there ore no such polite and  hospi tablo peoplo anywhere. If you  are walking through a village you  aro almost sure to receive a most  courteous invitation from someone or  other to step indoors and drink a  cup of tea with  YOUR UNKNOWN HOST.  He will conduct you to the veranda,  a tray witli tea and sweetmeats will  be brought, and your host will entertain you witli bright conversation  as long as you please, and all tho  timo give you tho impression that he  thinks himself the most honored of  men.  Your first meal in a Japanese houso  will be a very interesting experience,  I can assure you. Each guest, you  must know, has a little tablo all" to  himself, and on this table all the different courses are placed on tiny-  plates. You may begin in topsyturvy fashion witli fruit and sweets;  or, if the meal is an elaborate one.  soup will make its appearance first,  to bo followed by fish of different  kinds beautifully cooked, usually in  tlie form of a ball, and cut into slices. Following courses will consist of  an omejlette. a fricassc of chicken,  stewed chestnuts, lotus-roots boiled  in soy, bamboo shoots, or other na- <  tivo delicacies all most daintilv served. - \  During these preliminary courses 3*011  may drink as much as you please of  the national beverage, sake, a most  exhilarating, if not vcry sweet-smelling, liquid, mado from rice, and calculated to mok'c you feel bouyant in  a very short time.  THE DIFFERENT  COURSES  I liave enumerated all serve the pur-  .  pose of loading    up to Hie-crowning"  dish of thc feast���������rice,  which" is    the  most important feature of every Jap- *  anese menu.    And when the rice stage  is reached,  farewell  to  tho'sake,    for'  you  must not think  of drinking now.  The  rice,  snow-whito  and most seductively ' cooked,     is    served by    a   -  daintv handmaiden kneeling at a tub,  and  if you  wish-to please your hostess you must take at least three or  four   helpings    of it.       You  will oat  your rice from a pretty porcelain   or  lacquered-wood bow],  whicli you will  raise to the level of your lips    whilo  you ladle the    rice inlo your mouth,"  a.s best you can. with" a pair of ivory -  or  silver  chopsticks.  When you have fared sufficiently  well you wil! bc expected to drink at  least one cup of tea���������not the beverage .  you know in England,, but a slraw-  colored infusion of green tea taken ���������  without milk or sugar; in fact, so  weak is the lea that you can scarcely call it an infusion. However, it is  very palatable and refreshing, and  like all things Japanese, even sake,  IT "GROWS ON YOU."  When thi.s final stage of tl\o meal    is  passed you  are at  liberty  to    smoke:  and the ladies of thc household   will  bear    you    company.     Each' of tliem  will-produce-5i-long7-dainty-pipe with   a bowl no larger tlinn the lower half  of a thimble; in this she will place  n liny pinch of tobacco, and with two  or three pretty puffs it is gone, and  fills it up again. But it is all done  so gracefully and she is so captivating altogether that you ure delighted  instead of being shocked.  Time was when a Japanese lady ���������  even the mother or the family���������wns  considered quite an inferior creature,  nnd it was only as an act of grncu  that she was allowed lo sit down to  one meal a day with her lord and  master. But times have changed, and  to-day tho Japanese wife is one of  the. most envied of her sex, honored  and cherished ty Irer Husband nnd  allowed overy indulgence and freedom. Of course, I have been describing a household of the better class;  but in every Focial grade of Japan  you will find the same courtesy to  strangers, the same delightful child-  likeness, and the same simple, well-  ordered, frugal lives.���������London Tit-  Bits.  WELL INSTRUCTED.  Her head rested on his shoulder,  and her little hand lay confidingly in  his. ._   -  "Tell me, Alfred," said tlie happy  maiden, "how you ever came to pick  n-.e out a.s the girl you wanted to  marry."  "Well. Dora," replied the ecstatic  young man in a guth of confidence,  "it was mother that put me up lo  it."  He Iind owned a dog. and this was  tho story hc told:��������� '-Ves, sir; tho  loner, told mc this morning he way that "dog was devoted to me was  had decided to do all ho could to amazing. He hoard ine s,iy to my  make home happy." "Ah: lla must!wiio tl.f.t I wc-i pressed for money,  intend to spend most of his time at. so went and died the day before the  the club." '���������'.-' dog-liccnscs was due."  Mi g @������@������������s)������S*3'*^^  ALWAYS   REMEMBER THAT  ENNE'J  j .?*r  Are manufactured^to  Secure Your   Confidence  and  Patronaafc.  <���������)  '9>  I  Are  manufactured to  Secure  Your Confidence  and  Patronage  AGENT FOR  PIONEER STEAM LAUNDRY  Laundry leaves every Snturd.iy  returning the follow ing .Saturday.  Agent for Columbia Grripliophoiros  .���������ind Kdison's I'lionogiaphs.  FIRST STRHIiT.      ltevelstoke, II. C  Stands  PIANO  it    tlio    head     of    all  playing     attachments  THE PIANOLA  FOR ALL PARTICULARS APPLY TO  JI������8<3Lcl6oriL Ap^^nt I  ��������� I W S %&, %& B *& *9a*? %sfa 0  ^*M������3$ ^"^ ���������*���������*���������*���������������  ffi  I Second Street.  Revelstoke. |  S ������  ee������s������s*S!Xs*������sx^^  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Publi'-lred evf-ry Thursday. SuWrinliim S2  per year.   Ailvorti-iiif: rates on aiiplical ion.  C'lianaes of ailverti-ernent;, rrrnst lie in Irefoio  jK.ori orr WeilneMlfiy lo insure insertion.  Job Printing in ail it.s tn-anulres promptly and  nc-atly executed.  Tiiujisday, July M, 100-1.  OIL AND COAL LANDS  IN EAST KOOTENAY  The Colonist i.s accused  of niiiking  an '-attack" upon All: Macdonald,   the  leader of the Opposition, in connection  with his interview in  the   Kosslaiid  "Miner.     "We     are   not   conscious   oi'  having   gone   beyond   the   limits   of  legitimate   criticism.     The  interview  iir question was so far as  language  is .  concerned a very severe arraignment  of   the  Government policy,  and not-  justified by any facts adduced.    We  stated chat in condemning  the  policy  that had been pursued in  reference to  the applicants for conl and  petroleum  licenses .Mr. Maedorrakl   wns  in  duty  bound to give an   alternative  policy  whereby the merits of his  statesmanship could be judged "in  comparison.  A child  could  say  that   the' Oovern-  * ment was all  wrong,   and   the  most  natural  question to be suggested in  reply is "Why J"   All  we  wanted  to  know from  lhe leader of the Opposition are his reasons.    Those  can be  best formu ated in  a  straightforward  statement of what oughL to have been  clone instead of whnt was  dune.    "We  can only determine the relative  value  of things by comparison.    The way to  judge of the policy  decided  upon   in  reference to the lauds in question is to  lay  some   other   definite proposition  alongside of it and say ���������'��������� that is what  I would have done under the circumstances."   That would have  been   fair  ^jjidJioncyLt^iind^wq^  who was in earnest about it.     We dn  not say that Mr.   .Macdonald   is  not  fair and honest and in earnest; but lie  has given us no  proof  of it  in   this  matter.  The Government was con fron ted  with a set of condition?, for which as  a present administration it is nut  responsible. There Were a very large  number of applicants. Their claims in  many instances.overlapped each other  and in some instances covered the  earth twenty deep. They nil presumably believe in thc legality of  their claims. Had the Government  undertaken to decide upon the respective merits of these there would  have been such an uproar in tbe  Opposition press tbat any other part  of the globe would, in preference,  have been a paradise to live in for  weeks to conre. The Government  would have lieen accused of favoritism  and other crimes innumerable. On  the other hand, had the Government  undertaken to bear thc burden of  litigation in determining prior rights,  it would have been accused of supplying work for legal gentlemen oir the  Conservative side of politics at tremendous expense to the country. A.s  a matter of fact, under the circumstances, should the ratepayers of Lire  Province be put to the cost of ascertaining for the benefit of a number of  speculators who had  just claims and  who liad not ? If tliey chose to rush  and. slake claims they certainly did it  all heir own risk. Would the Government be justified in treating coal  and petroleum rights iir K.rsl lvootuiiay diU'orent from disputes in regard  to ordinary mineral claims ? Is there  any distinction in principle to justify  difl'orentialion ?  II   is   claimed   that   the    coal  and  petroleum  rights   should   have   been  put up to public criinpetil ion.    This as  air abstract proposition is   very plausible.    But   prospectors   bad acq ui red  leg-il rights  in   this   ease,   which  tlie  Government was bound   to  consider.  They   were   rights    acquired     under  existing laws and to  liave   gone   over-  the   beads   of   claimants   at auction  would have bean  t.-iiil.rirrnunt   to confiscation and  repudiation.    The  Government announced a. ^policy of  placing claimants in a  position  in   which  whatever rights they possessed- would  remain   unimpaired.     Considerations  of sound public policy demanded thai,  but no more.     That policy  has   beerr"  carried   out.    It   is   now   up   to   tire  critics uf tlie  Government  to present  an unsaillnble programme  of definite  detail tlrat would have been   otherwise  just to all  parties   concerned and  at  tire   same   time   have   conserved   tire  interests of the  public  at large.    "We  are told  tliat 31 r.   Macdonald   is  not  bound to supply the Government with  a policy.    XVe  say  that   the  Government having decided irrevocably upon  a course there is now  no  occasion for  the members of the  Opposition  concealing about their persons any patent  method, the rights of which tbey may  wish  to   protect   from  infringement.  Let them oul   with   it,   and   if   it   i.s  calculated to   " revolutionize "   things  the glory will   all   be  theirs,   Jf   the  leader of the Opposition were holding  a  brief for certain  of  the claimants  we could understand liis position; but  H. W. Ec&waras,  Taxidermist.  DKFAl    IIKADS,    HIRDS,      ANIMALS  MOUNT'S l).  REVELSTOKS, - -        B. C  To The Public.  1 have been at my business here for  S years. 'I am not a taxidermist to  make money but to engage in work  that lam fond of, and to do such work  as good as 1 can.  The general demand is for good  work at low rales, T can supply this  beLter than any one else as I do all my  own orders.  I don't ask nor want extravagant  profits. Competition is keen cast nnd  west of rne. wliieli I rather enjoy n*  nothing can move me from ltevelstoke  as a taxidermist but God Almighty or  C. P. R. freight rates.  Witb thanks for public patronage,  IL AV. IHU WARDS.  3 une 3rd, 100 L.  One of the host and  commodious hotels in tlie  City    ......  Free 'Bus meets   all train.  Hourly Street Car.  Faro IO Gents..  W. P."!. Bro'.vii,    Prop.  Front S-fcrae-*:.  op. ������ c?.S.^'v.*,*5 p. S/'e'Af������*?' *'��������� *"���������-f ������ftS gat? 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SOCIETIES.  9  '���������ica.-si  &*\Q*:ti.ir  Keel  I'ose l?eproe meets pcoornl nnrl fourth  Tncsdars nlorrch month; Wliile Rose Dource  meets third 'rui'mlm* of uiu.'li qnrrrtrr, in Oddfellows [full.   Vir-'ilint,' bretlircn welcome  T. II. BAKE.!, If. COOKK,  l-rcslilent. Secretary,  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  -.   ^* Regular meoLinys are held in  thc  Sifil Oddfellow's Hull on the 'Third 1'ri-  ������%S^, dnvof cauli 1110111I1, nl,S  p.m. sharp.  er^ttra Visitinr: lirvlliren cordinlly fnvileri  5l.n;:l W. 13. I'LIiMTNC;, \V. M  "gggc* J. AUIIESOX, li'-'O.-Sec.  KOOTEXAY STAli, E. B   T.  Meets on  Fir-,1 Tuosdav of every month, irr  i. o. o.f. ii������rrr  .1. .>cnir:.=nN-. \v. i'.  J. 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WILSON,  CiriulirntuufMlti-IiuirxSc-lmiil  of Ciar-  rneriL Cutting, New Vork.  l'-stahlishmeirl���������Next Tnvlo.*   Jlloclc.  .T,^.|.".T,,;..I..|..1..j?.i.^.r..fc*T"I"T-T������I'*I������T"I������I**I'*I">  tB������~  ������S**s���������  G3���������������  tSSfc���������  tSXt>���������  ������**e>w  e������*���������  ts>-  ffl  To worrv good glnr-scs. To those who hnve. to work  runl feel tlint their eyes .nro eoiil.iiriinlly neliiirH  from thnt cause slrorrld we.-ir n imii*. Thetroulile is  1.1 mt lire m.-ijori!y of -people do not know thnt the  l-i^hc al.-ixses will ^-ivi* lli.it needed rest..  W.K XVlliL 'JCXA.ATIN'K YOUIt' FXES FREli OF  CH.AUGIC, and if yon feel thut you'aro justilled in  wearing glasses we can lit you. A. largo quantity  always in stool.-.'  WATCHMAKER,  AND 0PTICSAN ^S  ���������������������>  ���������<*9  -*o  ���������^B5  4i  -������������  T'\  ���������"^^B>  >l  -<S9  *,*&  ���������*&  MiillMi  DON'T SUFFEB  Save Your  EYES  -J. GUY BARBER,   -   Jeweller, Optician  ���������g-ragOia-p.I-t-r-'-rS-'g^^  il a. ������mm\ & go.,  Successors to A. jS". fimitli.  MEALS SERVED AT ALL  HOURS  Ory Mill  Wood  - FOR SALE  $2.50 -per Load  Orders left at YV. M. Lawrence's  Hardware Store promptly attended to-  Terms strictiv CO. D.  Cold Range lodg-e, K. of P., !  No. ?.G, Itevclstoi-e, E. C,     I  yinlLKV- liVKItV WKDNESDA V i  IU in Ortilfullows' Mull nl Sj  o'clock. ViMliritf Knights lire ;  eordmlly Invited. (  STKWA'tT MellOXAJiD, IC. of R. A: S   !  Ji.   .. DISOWN, M. of Jf.  as he is professedly speaking in the  interests of the people of the Province  as a whole he must prove his ease by  a comparison of methods*���������Victoria  Colonist.  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Alining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  si'Kni.ii/ri.-.s:  Jixmrriiralinn .ami reports on llining  l'mirevtics.  Specification   nml  (Jinirttruclinn   o  .Mining Jladiinciy.  ^nll   Tor-Is   of   Ores and   Concentrated.  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All orders promptly filled.  "nVnSol.'* KBYBiSSOIEB, B.S  Krrti'urwMiastiiiasiBsassisa  REOPENE75  REMODELED  faurant  Two Doors  South of the New Imperial. Bank  Premises formerly occupied by Union' Restaurant,  Mrs. WloKitrsch, Manageress.  Open ill nil hours.  Meal Tickets issued.  Slror-L Orders i.aslcrfully* served.  Terms Moderate.  entlst  Successor to Dr. Curry  COLD CROWN & BRIDGE WORK  A   SPECIALTY.  DENTAL PARLORS  Over Bews' Drug Store.  FROM   845.00  Agent for tin* f.-unous cushion frrnrie  \vli������e!s--.*ill roads good roads with  the  1 cilKllion frriirrcs.  I'ic.vrrle fi'tiriKS. Drinlop, M. find AV.,  rnifl Sirloin ail*.' tires, piinips, dolls,  l^.-is anil oil lump", Uandl.; grips, sarl-  i'IIcs, valves, Movvow coastui' hr-akes,  ele.    Whuels rcp.irr'riil.  Cycle Depot  Pack  o-f Roy Smythe's Tobacco Store.  SIS (Mill  Sewing msLGmms  Can he pni't'liiiscd r<n  piiyniont ol* iji.'i.'JO por  inorith.  Ariylrnily wairtirrf; n.  JIi-.sl-f.-l.-isM Kiirgi'i- ."*!o\v-  ing Mnnhiiii! on I'n.sy  li'irri.s,   r-vrn  get   them  fl'Olll  H. Manning, Agt  Jlackenziy Averrue.  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords,.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone.  ��������� Prop.  I BRYANT & OILMAN  ������ Mining Engineers  & ancl Assayers,  g   VANCOUVJSK, B.C.   -/...Kstriblls'ieil 1890  fRUITdfld DAIRY FARMS 1  LICHTBURNE,   Wanagor.  [���������i������WLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STBICLY FIRST-CLASS  THE   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH  BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  FOR SALE  Land for sale in Lots to suit, fr-orrr  20 acres tip to IfXI, in the best fil.iit  prou-ing ���������sfifrtjon of the Ok;iii;ig;in  district on mn'in line of the CI'.'It.  APPLY TO  !cOa  Sdlrrron Arm, B. 0.  #   Cigar  Factory  WWw  ������@* UNION;*^J|  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCniPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Teat* mndo up tn 2,'hWHjs.  / spu'ilnlly made ol olroukrrri; Smellor  Pulps.  Bfimple9 from tlie Iniorlrrr Iiy rrmll or  evori"r*r proinjitly nitirrKliMl to.  i.orrusjJOii<lorrci! i-oliciicil.  VAKSSUVER, 0. C.  jromrr-  Wholesale .nnd Retail Dealers  BEEF.     PORK.   MjjTON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  ������5������2������������S>2������������SS)2>������Ci<^^  LRiMSSMAN  TAILOR.  REVELSTOKK,   B.C.  II. A. BROWN,   Prop.  Brands:  OUR  SPECIAL  nml THE   UNION  ALL   GOODS   UNION   MADK ,  'Pint; Clni'l SiiikI Hills of  North Oaroliim; I'iiic  BlnlT.  A Twti-Cenl Stump  Hook lot.  for  P   P    Al I CM    ni������M!K*MRVJ  r.  U,  AtLLtil,   1'O.U.I) OK TJUDB..  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  \ trial nml Im ccnrinciril that It ������ill givo results  Hiiro runl Ifist.irijj. Cures wirnknos.s rinil rtnde-  volopiril nrpniH, .stricture nint viirli'occle. yernl  Htiirnp (iii- book aorit sealoil in plain envelope.  THK   STHKNVA IIKAl.Tir AIU.IAXCK CO  TI3 Cunlova Street, Went, Vancouver, H.C.  TALKS ABOUT  SPRBNG CLOTHING  If you buy vour Spring  Suit fi-oiii,'CRESSMAN it is  sure to he correct in every  liiirticulnr, And Why ?���������Be-  c'Liise he sells the Best Goods  to Ijp lmd.  Our help���������you can procure  nothing better; nnd Our Guarantee goes with every Garment, the Genuine Custo/n  Tailors Union Label.  What mote do you want���������  The Genuine Goods-, Modern  Cut, Fit and Make���������AU Guar-  v_yi jintccd.  OUR SPR3MG SMIPf/SENTS  am niorc coniiilete and comprise not only our usual large display  but Novelties in Scotch. Suitings, Fancy Vestings and Irouserings  that cannot be seen outside this store in this section. It has been  said that the Scotch 'J'iv<*<*ds we are showing are  THE ADMIRATION OF ALL  admirei-s of nice goods. Ladies High Class Custom Tailoring  to order.  J. B. Cressman, Revelstoke //  CANADA'S POSSIBILITIES  OF NATIONAL GREATNESS  The following patriotic sermon was  delivered by-?-the Rev. C. H. M. Sutherland in the Methodist Church on  Sunday evening July 3, the title of his  subject being 'Canada'-s Possibilities  of National Greatness."  "For wliat nation is thero so grout, who hath  <Io:l tho I.or I so u'gh unto thcm. as the Lord our  (imt i.s in nil thiiiu's tliat we call upon Hint for?  Ait.! what nation, is tliere so great, tliat hath  statutes anil judgments so righteous as all this  law whioh I set before you this day V"���������Doui. 4���������7.  These words wero uttered'liy a man  without n country. Ite knew no  fatherland, and yet lie. "wns probably  the greatest statesman the world has  ever seen. So great was liis genii's  that the impress of his statesmanship  is borne by. the er'tire civilized .'world'.  A wanderer on i he earth and yet so  intensely loyal to his people chat he  offered his life for their good. In those  words the groat Hebrew liberator and  legislator spoke ol the greatness of  his nation while yet Ihey were ti ending the sandy sod of tbe wilderness,  with no c-muliy except the orre of  Promise which lay before tin-irr, the  land of their hopes by day anil ol their  diearns by night. Happy is the country that has many suns an,1, daughters,  who looking around with kindling ej e  and beating  heart exclaim "For ������\hat  nation is there so great." And happy  are the people who div ell in surh a  land. The Israelite vvas intensely  patriotic. Woe to the country thai  awakens not in the lre.nU of its citizens the love of fatherland, runl woe  to the people having a great country  and yet in whose hearts no patriotic  sentiments ever swell. Tire rnau without a country is to be pitkd, but the  man having a noble fiitheil.ii.il and  yet devoid of love for liis land is to be  scorned.  Muses cries of his people. "For what  nation i.s there so givac*-" Aird with  Us nt this timo it cannot be unappiu-  priale to consider the possibilities of  our country'sgreatnes-. Thirty-seven  years ago last Friday the Dominion of  Canada, came'inro existence. Previous  to fh.it time tliere were a number ol  isolated colonies,1 owning allegiance to  Britain it is I rue. but without any  strong bond binding theni inlo ciu  solid vvjuile. The JJ. N. A. Act. w.ts  passed and tho scattered fragments of  British territory became organized  into one great country having one  Federal Government and a commi n  aim and ideal.  Province alter pio.ince entered in'o  the confederation until today it  vouches from thegaiden Province of  Prince Fdvvaid"Tslantl, whoso shores  are washed by the spavkiing waters  of the Atlantic Ocean, westward for  401)0 miles to where the Pacific's murmuring waves kiss the shores of Van*  Oliver's Isle, and the vvoidsof the  Hebrew patriot may not be altogether  meaningless as we repeat them today  87 years after union, "And wli.it nation is theie s<? great."  Canada's   Possibilities   of   National  Greatness.    Consider   these   possibilities   in   the   light   of    her   material  resources.    Material resources aie not  everything, but they are an inipoitant  something.     Think   of   her immense  territory, an  area of il, l.*j(t,3S.'' si[iiai'e  miles.     What  conception have we of  ftssize?   Very  vague.     Afierrthiuis-  jn-ds of years the name of Spurlii still  rings  with martial  music in the ems  of men and  makes their blood tingle,  but   famed Sparta   of old   was   only  about as large as our smallest province  of princely name.     If the influence of  Greece were  taken  out of  the woi Id  lioiv   infinitely   poorer  we would he.  ���������Greece���������the���������fountain���������of��������� sculpture,  poetry  and   philosophy.     Greece   of  Marathon and  Thurmopyle���������the province of Nova Scot In ia ahout equal to  "The Isles of  Greece*'  in area,    AVii.li  what throbbing hearts have vvo read  of the glorious struggle of the brave  Swiss mountaineers against the might  of   despotic   Austria,   freely   pouring  forth   their   blood   rather than bend  their   necks   beneath  tho  heel of the  oppressor.     And    down     from    the  mountains   of Switzerland   our swift  winged sympathy has travelled to the  plains of Holland and we glory in the  spirit  of  the brave Dutch as they cut  t))rh' dykes and let in the sen to cover  their hipd rather than  that the torch  nf. freeflow should he quenched.    But  "New Brnnsvvii'k  isifhout equal in sive  to Holland and Switzerland pmphirred.  The nlighty French nation has n history   that,   reads   like   n   llnllliiig romance.   France of Louis XIV., France  of jNTapoIeon  changing national Iroini-  dariomlfl quickly as a farmer changes  his fences and uncrowning and crowning 61 kings Hi tllrillRh  it were school  hoys play, arid yet Old France could  he dropped within thu bmtlfii'J of New  France���������Quebec, and enough territory  left over to make another Greece.    In  the  heart   of   Europe lies I Ire inighly  German   Umpire, land   of   I'Vederiek  the Great, whose  kingdom   wan Pros*  Ma, Un iteil Gurmiiiiy of liiHinrii'ck mul  of the  Hr'ilan, anil  yet  tlie empire nf  the Kniser  In   Ithtrnpo could lie placed  within thu  limits of queenly Ontario  nnd have room still lo spare.    Iir the  virgin  province of Mniiltohn there Is  room enough   for  Turkey In I'.nriipc,  whilo iu  the  Prairie Territories then/  is room  enough   for  a  Turkey   nml  JJiissiii in Europe and ample spiieo to  spare for another.another France and  a Spain.    And  yet we  have only reached the  Rocky Mountains.    What about B.C.?  Some   of   you   good people who have  come   from   the   boundless readies or*  the prairies perhaps imagine that here  you are crumped for room.    Do not be  alarmed for  within   the boundaries of  B. C. there  is io mi  for  the province  of   Manitoba  with   the- Territories of  Alberta,  Assiniboia and Saskatchewan.    You  kind  friends from the eastern provinces cannot forget   tiie wide  sweep of .magnificent Ontario and the  long   readies of   the  fertile valleys of  tlte Ouher Provinces.     But here in B.  (.'.where   you are  making your hew  home   there might   ho carved out another   Ontario,   Nova    Scotia,    New  Brunswick,   with   room  still   left for  Newfoundland.     We   are pleased to  welcome the thousands of noble people,  who are Hocking across the boundary,  from the great Republic to the'south  of us.     You  do not forget the magnitude  of  the country from which you  have come, but here you need not he  alarmed  that you will be cramped for  hi entiling     space.        B.   O.   contains  enough  territory  to  make the States  ot Maine, New llairrpshite, Vermont.  New  York,   Massachusetts. Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, New  Jersey,   Ohio,   Michigan,  Illinois and  Indiana, while  the provinces of Nova  Scot i.i   and    Prince     Ed wai d   Island  could   be   made   out of what vvas left  over.    Mi'thliiks I hear some Western  American   e\c!aiur,    "That is all very  well for the small Eastern States, hub  iu the   west   to   the soutli of us there  are magnificent distances as well as in  li. C.    In reply we might say that the  Pacific   States   as California, Oregon,  .ind Washington contain 00,000 square  miles less  teiritory than the Western  Province of Canada.    To those of you  who   have   braved   tbe   distance  and  come  from  far .ivv.iy  Europe to hew  out f.jr yourselves homesin the princely   province, you   may remember that  while the area ot  Gei many is 20U,0U0  square   miles,   of   Prance   201,000,  of  Spain   lOS.OOO, of Norway and Sweden  combined  IDS,000,-of  llaly  110,000 of  the   United   Kingdom* 121.000,   while  that   of   British   Columbia  is 385,000  square   miles, or   in other words that  the area of 13. O.'is about equal to that  of   the   United   Kingdom,   Italy and  Swedcrrconibinod.     "What a ten itory  h'ns Cnnndii equal  to about one-twentieth of tlie earth.  But cjiianlily is not everything.  WhnI, about quality:-1 Think of our  mineral resources!,' But who knows  vv hut they are! Although the Atlantic coast has been known for "over 100  years, it is within the last half dozen  years thnt a great city has spuing into  existence in Cape Breton. Vast quantities of "iron ore h ive been discoverd  on the Atlantic coast and Sidney  gives promise io be another Pittsburg.  This is the age of si eel and we rejoice  to Iind that iron has been discovered  in large quantities iu seveial places  throughout the Dominion fiom distant Newfoundland in the east to  Texnda arrd Queen Charlotte Islands  i.i the extreme west.  Tho cuol area of the Dominion is  estimated at 100,000sqir.ne miles. One  s pinre mile of conl has given the Duns-  mtiirs their millions. What must  thoic vast beds yet untouched mean  to the Dominion. It is estimated that  the Crow's Nest coal area is capable of  pi oducing 1,000,000 tons a year for  ."iOOO years. Vast iron deposits and  practically exhauslless beds of coal  spell a word of six letters���������i iches. The  Yukon country tliat a few years ago  wai considered almost valueless, last  year produced i-il2.000,003 worth of  g ild. Canada ranks foui th among the  gold-producing countries of the world.  Her- mineral-output���������fni'-lOOO totaled  S.IJ.OOO.OOO, and yet the pick of the  prospector has barciy scratched her  mountains of mineral.  What wealth of "timber. The Dominion lias the only very large area of  timber in the vvor.d. estimated at  1,000,000 square miles from which we  reaped last year a harvest worth  $SO,000,000.  What lislieries, extending from tlie  famous cod lish banks of Newfound-  laud to the rivers of B. C. teeming  with .salmon and out to the deep  water halibut fishing which is yet in  its infancy. Our lislieries employ an  army of 100,000 men and we gathered  oil" lhe tiviiHiuos of the water last year  a value of $22,000,000. Since cunfeder  ation our fisheries . liave yielded a  value of $:"77.OO0,OOO. We rank 7th  among tho iiiniitime nations of tlie.  world. But Camilla is e.-sentially an  agricultural couniry. Ayh.il are its  possibilities? The answer would require an imagination with wings  bread and swill. . Look at Japan,  largely self-supporting so far* as the  food for hei' immense population of  1.1,01)0.01)0 is concerned. In admiration  vv,> behold the Empire nf the Rising  Huu engaged in deadly conflict with  the colossus of the north, all success  lo her. And yet l|)0 area of thai  sturdy nation i.s bul a little more than  one-third ns large as tjie, single province of II. C. and ahout two-thirds of  Japan ii an uninhabitable- sea "of  uiouiilains.. If Japan can support  such a large population, what are  Canada's possihilities. Twenty-five  years ago the cattle of the west con-  Hinted of 20 head. Now tliere wo  grazing  j*>  its pastures 100,000 cattle,  distinguished American has said that  two-thirds of the total wheat growing  area of North America lies within the  bounds of the Dominion of Canada.  At a moderate estimate our country  can raise SOO.000,000 bushels of wheat  annually,  Let   us   glance for a*moment at the  water   systems   of   the   middle-west.  "Beginning   with   the   noble  St. Lawrence with its broad niouth lying open  to the commerce of Europe we travel  up its ample waters for SOO miles and  then continue  westward  through the  lakes  for   another   thousand.     More  vessel tonnage passes through the Soo  Canals in seven  months during which  they are open, than through the Suez  Canal   iu   n year,   and   this  traffic is  only in its infancy.    In   the   heart  of  the   continent   lies    Lake   AVinnipeg  some   300   niiles   in length.    Flowing  into its north-west angle  is the great  Saskatchewan    river    which,   iu   its  northern   branch,   is     navigable   for  suitable craft lo Edmonton, 1000 iniles  to   the   vvest,    and   on    its   southern  branch to Medicine Hat 1000 niiles  to  the   south-west.     Pouring   into   the  south end of this great lake is the Red  River   of   the   north   with its several  large tributaries,   representing navigable water of>not less than a thousand  miles   in   extent.     Tlio    magnificent  Nelson River  100  miles in length connects  Lake  AA'innipeg with Hudson's  Bay.     Scattered  along   these   rivers  there   are   obstructions,   but   neither  many  in   number nor of formidable  dimensions.     A fraction of the cost of  the_St.   Lawrence   canals  wonld probably be sufiicient to enable freight to  be carried  in unbroken bulk from the  base of the Rockies and cential North  Dakota to the salt waters of Hudson's  Bay.     The   rivers Saskatchewan and  Athabasca are  only 90 miles apart at  Edmonton,   and   if   connected   there  would    be   a    continuous   waterway  from tho Hudson up the Nelson, along  the   Saskatchewan, down   tbe   Athabasca into the great Mackenzie system  and   on into   the   Artie   Ocean, thus  giving     the   long-sought   north-west  passage.      "For  what nation is there  so great."    No wonder Lord Dufferiri  vvas led to exclaim "Canada, the owner of  half ii continent, in  the magnitude of her possessions, in the wealth  of her resources, in the sinews of her  material   might, is   the   peer of  any  power on earth.*'  And now for a moment let ns glance  at Canada's possibilities of national  greatness in the light of population.  Piesent population. What blood runs  red iu their veins. English. Old England marching for it thousand years iu  the van of the world's civilization, has  given us of her lest. Scotland. AA'hat  a limine to conjuio with. Our history  is written large in the names of the  sons of 'the heather. The Emeiald  Isle, her sons as brave in hattie as her  statesmen are wise in counsel. France,  who, notwithstanding that she has  been so heavily handicapped by having' the light of the Reformation so  largely quenched., is yet a mighty  nation, France has given us of her  best and we hail one of her descendants as our Federal Pi ime Minister.  AVhat a foundation is being laid in this  land. A commingling of the great  streams of Anglo Saxon and Celtic  blood.  Canada is today probably the most  temperate country on earth, thanks  lo the earnest efforts of noble heaited  men and women. AA'h'ere can we find  a people more law-abiding? AVe ad-  mii-e the gieat" nation to the south of  us, but we are proud of Canada's  reverence for law. Think of GOO  mounted police patrolling an area as  large as Europe !  Miss Pauline Johnson tells this little  incident,,related_while the._passengers,  on the Imperial Limited were tied up  in the Rockies during a recent  washout:  AAlien the American passengers  learned we were "tied up" in the heart  of the Blackfoots they shuddered���������  lint tliey did not know the meaning of  the scarlet tunic of the N. W.M. Police.  AAre had to tell them that old, old story  we never tire of telling a Yankee, of  the days subsequent to our 1S85 rebellion, when six hundred Canadian Indians invited themselves to sojourn  across the border and found scant  welcome in a country that had, ac-  coiding to the "great white father at  AArashington," "quite enough Indians  of their own." Ottawa and AArashington held a conclave, and arrived at the  decision that "Canada would care for  her own Indians if Yankeeland would  please escort them to the border.'*  Yankeeland did���������gladly. Six hundied  not too friendly, discontented, quietly  wild Indian? were escorted to the  boundary line by a bunch of American  cavalry, three hundred strong. At  the boundary Were .two British  soldiers, astride tvvo handsome horses,  a corporal and a private of the Northwest .Mounted Police. The American  colonel iind the Canadian corporal  held sueech.  "Where," demanded  the American  oflicer, "is your escort- for these six  hundred ugly redskins ?"  ' "We nro here," replied the corporal  "Canuck."  "But there are* only, two of you,"  gasped the American colonel.  " Yes,    but   we   wear   the   British  scarlet," said corporal "Canuck."  lt was enough  marched silently across the border.  The tvvo mounted policemen fell  quietly to the rear, and conducted the  hostiles a hundred miles northward,  where they would fret Uncle Sain no  more. It is on record that the American officer in command of that  cavalry three hundied strong lifted  his voice and swore. The incident  was recorded and discussed at AV.ash-  inglon, IX C. Thii cost of the iilfnir  to Uncle Sam was the pa valid living of  three hundred men and ollieers. The  cost to Canada was $1 n ilny for three  days of two mounted policemen.  Corporal Canuck made history when  he said: "Yes. hut we wear the  British scarlet." And so our American fellow-passengers fell asleep like  children, well knowirrg that Corporal  Adams nirrl his eight Yukon men  would  " Keep tho peace of the peoplo,  A nd tlie honor of British law."  Prospective population. They aro  coming at ihe rate of 1,000 per day,  aud we are glad to observe largely  from England and from the United  States. AVe will give them hearty  welcome by the tens of thousands. At  a conservative estimate we wiil have,  before tho close of half a century, au  English speaking population as large  as the tola! population of the British  Isles to-day, and beforo the century  closes a population as large as that of  the United States at tho present day.  "T hear thc tread of pioneers,  Of nations yet to be,  The first low wash of waves, where soon  Shall roll a human sea.  The rudiments of empire here  Are plastic yet and warm ;  The chaos of a mighty world  Is rounding into form.  "Behind the sacred squaw's birch canoe  The st earner smokes arrd raves;  And eify hits arc staked for sale,  Above old Indian graves."  "AAre cross the prairie  as of old  The pilgrims crossed  the  sea.  To make'the West, as  thev the  East,  The homestead of the free !  r"  "A\7e go to plant her common schools  On distant prairie swells.  And give the Sabbaths of the wild  The music of her bells.  "Upbearing, like the ark of old,  The Bible in our van,  AVe go to test the truth of God  Against the fraud of man."  And northern nations aie mighty  nation?. Tlie -climate puts steel in  their blood. Men of the north are we.  And if this be the .future of Canada,  her influence within the Empire and  thiough the Enrpire upon the world,  is not difficult to estimate. And in all  these great provinces with a single  exception an aggressive typo of  evangelical Christianity obtains. Oh!,  to win iind to hold Canada for'Christ.  AA'hat a part she may play, what a  power she may be in the evangelization of the world and in the inauguration of the Kingdom of God on earth.  " Do wo as those who arc laying the  foundations of the Empire here lealize  our responsibilities?" May-we see to  it that the elements of greatness that  made the Israelites really great,���������  the knowledge of, presence and power  of God among us, make us as well  really groat.  NOTICK s.  Notice is lioreliy given that tliirty ilays after  tlatu 1 intend to make application to the Chief  Commissioner of Lamls ami Works for'a speeinl  lieenee ro cut ami eari-y away tiiuber from the  following lleserilieti lamls ill (lie West Koolenay  ilistriet:  1 Cnnimonciug at a post marked "CI. Lund's  south west corner," plarrted on Hill ereek, a tributary of Coldstream, thenee north SU chains, theuce  east SO chains, theuce soutli Sll chains,,thence  west so chains to place of commencement.  '2 Commencing at a post marked Gi. Lund's  south east corner," planted on Hill creek, a tributary of (loldstrcain, theuce norih 80 cliuins, tlience  west SO chains, theuce south Ho chains, thenee  easl SO clrairrs lo point ul* eiiuilueuceliieut.  Dated .I une i'lril, 1001.  :* Commencing at a post marked "It. Lund's  north enst cornei," planted two miles front tiold-  stream, four miles totnw Laforiue ranch, thence  souih so chains, thencu wesr so chains, tlience  north HO chains, theuce east 1-0 chaius to pointof  commencement.  -I r oiuuicuciiig at a post marked "(I. Lund's  soutii cast i.'oi-nei-," near I,. Lund's uoi-lli east  corner, theuce north ������0 chains, tlieni'u west SU  chains, thence south SO chains, tlience cast SO  chains to place of counnciiceiucnt.  5 Commencing at a post marked "tr. Lund's  south west corner," near ir. Lund's south east  eoi-uer, tlience north SO chains, theuce east ������0  chaiirs, thenee south SO ciiains, thenee west So  chains to place of enurrrreueeuieiit.  (I t*ntuiuciicing at n postmarked "<J. Lund's  nortli westcorner," near fj. Lund's soutli west cor*  iter, thencu south SOchaius, tinmen east SOchaius,  thenee north SO chains, thenee west SO chains to  place of soinnienceinent.  Dated June mill, 1001.  7 Commenting at a po-t maiked "(',. Lund's  south east comer,' near A. Johnson's northeast  corner, 2 miles down C'uhlslic.iui front Fl'ini  creek, theuce nur tli so chains, tlience wesr so  chains, theuce south SO chains, thencu east SO  chains to place of commencement.  Dated June ririh, 1001.  fl. LUND.  NOTIC1".  Notice is liereby given that SO days after  date we the undersigned intend to a'pplv to  the Chief Commissioner of Lunds and Works  for a special licence to cut and carry awav  rim'l^T^irom the following described'lauds",  situated  in North East Kootenay.  Commencing ata post ninrked "J-'rank Corson's  soutii west corner," planted on the west side of  Vermillion river, thence north 100 chains, theuce  east lill) chains, tlience south too chains, thenee  west 100 chaius to initial post.  Dated this ISth day or" .lune, 1004.  THANK COItSON,  r'er Joseph lloyee, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty days after  date I Intend to apply to the Chief Coiurr'tssioner  of Ijuids iind Works for a special licence to cut  and carry uway tiiuber from the following ilescribetl  lands iu Nortli Hast Kootenay district:  Coiuniencing ata post marked "lliifrli 1'ruce's  south west corner,*' planted on the west side of  Vermillion river, theuce rrorth IG0 chains, theuce  east 100 chains, thence souih 100 chains, thence  west 100 chains to point of coiniueucement.  Dated this llllli day of June. WHM.  HUGH UIU-l'E,  J'er Joseph lloyee, Agent.  XOTICK.  Notice is hereby given rhat rhirtvdavs nfter  date I intemi to apply io rhe Chief Commissioner  of Lauds ami Works for a special license ro cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands in the V\*c-sl Kooteuay district:  Commencing at- a post niaiked "E. Mi-IJerm'-i  south west, corner post," :,ud planted at the side of  tlio Uig Uerid trail about 5 miles north of Downie  creek, thence north SO chains, tlience east So  chains, rhenee soutli So chaiirs, tlience west So  ehainsto the place of commencement.  Dated this 2nd day of May, IfKM.  m:  E. McBEAN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Counuhsioncr  of Lauds and Works fora special? license to cut  and carry away tiiuber from the following described lauds in Ninth East Kootena\:  Commencing at a pn-,t marked ".ro-eph "Bo^i ce's  north east corner," planted on the we-,1 siile of  Kooteuay ri\et, thencu south 100 cl anis, theuce  a est 100 chains, thence noilh 100 tha.us, thence  east 100 < ham-, to point of commencement.  Dated this lutlnlay of June, 1004.  JOSEPH I50VCE.  XOTICE.  Notice is hereby giveu that thirty davs after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of J-amis and Works for a special license to cut  arid carry away timber from the following descrilied lands in the West lvootuiiay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked ���������*E. McBean's  south east comer post." ami planted attheuest  !>ank of the Columbia river opposite the mouth of  lloldich creek, ihence north So chains, themo  west So chains, thenre south SO chain*, thencu  east SO charns t-o the place of commencement.  . 2. Commencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  rrorth east corner post," and planted at the uc-t  bank of the Columbia river, opposite the mouth of  lloldich ereek, thenre south So chains, thence  west SO chains, thenee north SO chains, thuncu  east SO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this.SSih day of April, 10o4.  una E. McBKAN.  NOTIOE.  Notice is liL-reliy ������i\cn Mi.lL Unit; ilu-^iifU'i  d.itu 1 lntoint lo apply lo tliu Clm-f C*>uiiiiH*<i()iioi  of Lniuli and Woiu*. fui a .spuci-i 1 luvticu lo rm  unit carry .iwav timbei fioin tliu following tit*  su-ibuil !aiid-i situato iu Ihu \\"l**-*-L Kootonaj  disti ict.  1 CoiinncnciiifX at a poit mailcui! "A. .ro)nibOH'.-v  soutii cixal <joim������i," pLmltd about 2\ luilt-'s up  Camp cicuk, thuuuunmihtto rh.uns, thunee ivum  SOchaius, thence south fcO chains, Ihencu easts*  chains to pointof conmiLMiccment.  2 Commencing at apost inailceil "A. -lolnwni*-  soutli west coiner," near A. .Johnson's suulh out t  coiner, thence noith Sn1 chains, theuce ea-������t Hi  ciiains, theneo south 80 chains, thencu west 8������  chaina to pointof coniiueucenieiil..  a Comineneinuf.it a post niaiked "A. Johnson'.s  noith east comer," planted on Hill cioek ne.ii  O. Iiii ad's south east coi ner, thence wesi SO ciiains,  thenee youth 80 chains, thuncu east 80 chains,  thencu noith 80 chains to point of commencement.  4 Coniiiienciiii; at a post maiked "A. .rohiiiioii'b  south Mu������t coinui," planted about four mile-*  up Canoe ri\ertiail,thencu noitli 80 chains, thence  east SO chaiii.s, theuce smith bl) chains, Ihencu  west SO chains to place of commencement.  5 Commencing at a noat maiked "A. Johnson's  soutii eabt coiner," neai A. .luhiihon's south nest  coinei, thonce noilh fcO chains, thencu ueslSO  chains, thence south So chains, thence east SO  chains to pointof commencement.  Dated JunuSSnl. 100*1.  G Commencing at:������ post maiked "A. .lol.iwon's  uoi th \\ e*-t coi nei," planted on w est bank of Gold-  stream, 2 miles down fiom Flyim cruek, tliumu  -.outh SO chains thence easl 80 chaius, llienco  north 80 chains, theneo weal SOchaius to point of  commencement.  7 Commencing at a post marked "A. Johnson's  noilh east corner," near A. Johnson's noith west  cornei, theuce south 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence noitli SO eliains, theneo cast fcO  chains- to place ot commencement.      ^  Dated June 27th, 100*1. ^  -"A. JOII&SON.  NOTICE.  Notice  is heieb\   j;i\eii tliat  thirty riav-t aft>    *    *      '     "' * *  " t-   '  t  ... . er  date I intend to appl\ to thn Chief Commissioner  ami WoiKs for a special lieen  if Laud'  and   cany  awa>   timbei .fiom  the  followin,  sciibod lauds in Xortlrl-ast Kootenay :  Commencing iit a post marked "Jt. .1. H:iH.Iey*->  south we-it coi nei." planted on tho uast, ���������*idi*> of  (Cootenay ii\oi, thence uoith 100 chain-*., theuce  east 100 chain-., theuce south 100 chains, theuce  ue-t 100 chains to point nf commencement.  D.ited this llth day of June, 1004.  k. j. huckli:y,  Per Joseph IJojce, Apent.  Four  and a half per cent    on  First Mortgage Loan.    _  tr. ���������     ' -  If you lutve money out at two to  four per' cent, write to the undersigned who can place your money so  it will net you fcur and oue half per  cent on first-class cily property where  the insurance on the' property will  cover the full amount of loan.  The people of Uio South nro making  more money than the people of any  section of the union. Fruit growing  and" tmel"farming pny-large profits  because th-v farmer gets his products  into market six weeks earlier Mum thc  farmer of any other section. Rice  growing, sugar cane growing and the  making of sugar, cotton growing  brings to the farmers large return  and these crops are sure. No droughts  to cause a failure. "Where people are  making money is the place to loan for  sure and safe return of principal and  interest.  I give as reference Hon. Walter  Clark, C!h:ef Justice of Supreme Court  for North Carolina, Raleigh, N. C;  Mr. Josephus Daniels, Editor Daily  News and Observer, the leading daily  in North Carolina, Raleigh; Mr. John  Bf/ Sharp, Treasurer Seaboard Air  Line Railway, Portsmouth, Va., and  Mr. E. H. Clement, Editor Daily  Transcript, Boston, Mass. If you  want any information about tho  South, its lands, water powers, best  place to spend winter, etc., as woll as  loaning money, write me and I will  gladly reply. Address John T.  Patrick,Pinebluff, N. C.  NOTICE.  Notice is heieby g.^en that thiity day.s-lifter  date I intend to apply to the Chief Coinmissionei  ofLandi. and Woiks for a special licence* to cut  and cairy away timber fiom the following de-  aetibud lantld bituato in the West Kootenay  district:     ^ _-"... ', **.  "*1J Commencing at .1 post m,ul:ed "K. A. Lund's  noi tli -webt coiner," planted on l������'lynn creek, a  tributaiy o������ Goldsttuam, om*-h,ilf mile from nvei,  theneo east SO chains, thence houth bU chains,  theuce west 80 chains, thencu noith SJ chains to  place of commencement.  '2 Commencing at a postmarked "R. A. Luud'.i  northeast comer," near ft. A. Lund's noith wott  comer," theucet west SO chains, thence boulh o0  chains, theuce 'c.ifat SO chains, theuce nuith go  chains to place of commencement.  .'{ Commencing at a pnst maiked "R. A. Lund's  bOiiLh east corner,", planted on west bank of (Jold-  htieam, ."i miles below FIjnn creek, tlience noith  SO chain--), thence west SO chaius. thence south SO  chains, theneo cast SO chains to place of com  mencement.  4 Commencing at a post maiked "R. A. Luud'.s  north weat corner," near It. A. Lund'a south east  coiner, thence soutli 80 chains, thence cast So  chains, tlience nmfch So ^eliains, theuce west So  ciiains to point of commencement.  o Commencing at a post maiked "It. A. Lund's  not th east coiner," neai|K. A. Lund's noith we-������t  coiner, thence south So cliann, thence west 8o  chains, thence north So chains, thenee east bo  chaius to place of commencement.  (> Commencing ata poit marked "IE. A.'Lund's  south east coinei," planted on thu west bank of  Goldstream, 4 miles below Flynn creek, thence  noith So chains, thence wost So chains, theuce  south So chains, theuce east So chains to pointof  commencement.  7 Commencing :it ii post mai ked "It. A Lund's  uoith west coniur," neat It. A. Lund's south cast  comer, tlience south So "chains, thence cast Ho  chains, thence north So ciiains, theuce west So  chains to point of commencement.  Dated June 27th, IDoL  It. A. LUND.  NOTICE.  Notico is heieby gi-.en that thirty d;i\s afler  date 1 iniend tn apply to the Chief C mimis-doiicr  of Land*-, and Woiks for a special license tocut  and cany nway timber from the following described lands in North East Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "A. Johnson's  south west cornei," planted on the e.ist side of  Kooteuay rivei, thenee north 1G0 chains, thence  east 100 chains-, thunee south 1C0 chains, thence  west 100 chains to point of commencement.  Dated thus llth da> of .June, 1001  A. JOIlNfcON,  Por Joseph Ilo\ce, Agent.  NOriCE.  Notico is heieby ghen that thiity days after  d ite I intend to apply to the Chief Commis'-ioi'er  of bands and Works foi a '���������pecial license to cut  ami cairy nway timber from the following de-  s;iibed lands hi Noith Kast Kootenav:  Commencing at a po&t marked "K. V.. Adair'**  noith east comer," planted on the west side of  Knotcmiy rher, Ihence south 100 chains, thence  west 100 chains, thence north 160chains, thence  ea.st 1(>0 chains to poiut of commencement.  Dated this 10th dayof June, 1004.  I  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby ciren that tliirty days after  date J intend to apply t-o the Chief Commissioner  of lAud* and Worfc.s fora special licence tocut and  carrj-away timber from titty following described  laud.*** in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "D. Wool-e> '���������*  south west corner post" anil planted at aboul onu  mile north of the Columbia river at P. Peterson s  north ea-st corner, thence north SO chaim>, thence  ea.st-SO chains, thence south SO chains, thence west  to chains to the place cf-eommencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "I>. Wool������e\'-*  south ea.-?t comer post'' and planted at about one  mile north of tbe Columbia river at P. Peterson *.  north ea.-t corner, thenee north SO chains, thence  west 80 (haiiis, theuce mhiUi SO chain.s, theuce  t-ai-i SO cluiiiis to the place of commencement.  Dated tlii>^rd dayof March, 1JKH.  mch31  D. WOOLSKY.  i:. ADAIR,  Per Joseph J5o>ce, ^j  'cut.  NOTICE.  Notieu is lrtrrcbv rri\en t'kit thirty u.i\ft after  tl.ttu 1 irittillcl to !l]M)l> to thc Chief Conruris^rorrer  of l.,irriis nrrd Works fm .1 bpirciil hcerrse to cnt  runl r.m*y au.iy trinl.ur from tire foUuurnr; <le-  su'ihcil lamia in Xorth K.i->t Kooterr.iv:  Commencing at a. po^t rrr.rrkod "X.. D. McKae's  north east corner." planted orr the ue-st side of  Kootenny river, tlrence *-ont?h SO chain*, theirco  west itio chain-,, thence rrorth 80chair-.-5, therrce  cast lfiu clrairrs to point of commencement.  Dated thii, 10th day of Jirrre, 1904.  L. D, McIiAE,  Per .Joseph JJoj ce, Agent.  _ NOTICE..  aJO.tXX) hoi-Hew, uml   )00,000 sheep.   A     The  six  hundred  uni-uly    Indians  Tn   tlio   County   Gourl of   Kootenay,  holden at He elstoke.  In the mat Lei' of Lhe estate of Thomas  MeMahon, deceased, arid  In the matter' of the "Official Administrator!*.' Act,"  Dated the 19th dny of May, A.D., 1001.  Upon reading tire affidavit of Victoria MeMahon sworn 20th April,  1904, the renunciation of right to let-  tors of administration'.executed hy  sard Victoria MeMahon, dated the 20th  April. 1001, it is ordered, thut George  S. 'McCarter, Official Administrator  for part of the Comity of Kootenay.  shall he Administrator of all and  singular the estate of Thomas Mo-  Mahon^ deceased, and that notice of  this order bo published in four issues  of the ltevelstoke Uerald newspaper,  published at Kevelstoke, B.C.  J. A. Fokin, J.  Notice is hereby given that thirty dnys after  datel intemi to make'application to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands arid Wnil.tr  for permisnion tn cut and carry away timlier from  the following ik'Hciilicil lands .silrrated irr the  Kootenay District, IJ. ti,:  Commencing at a post at the Month went corner  of Lot tflti, marked r-oirth ea.st cor ner, thence rrorth  orre rrrile, tlierrce uest one mile, theme Honth orre  mile, thence eriKt orre mile to the point of commencement.  And commencing ata post aborrt a quarter of a  mile east rif the south weft corner of Lot t-.tm,  marked north east corner, theme west two milex,  therrce .south one-half rrrile, thence east two miles,  tlierrce north orre-half -ailc to the pointof commencement.  Duteil Jrrly'irrd, 1001.  CHAKLKSMACDONALD.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby chen that thirty days after  date 1 intend to make application to the Chief  (JnnrmissiorifT of Lands ami Hoiks foraspecial  license to cut and cany awaj timber from the following described lands irr Nortli Ea*t Kootena>:  Commencing at a post marked "T. W. li.iin*>  south Mc^t coiner." planted on the west rfide of  Veiniilliou iirer, therrce noith KIO chain.s, thence  east bO chains, thence south 1G0 chains, thence  west SO chains to poirrt of commencement.  Dated this 13th day of June, 1!XH.  T. W. IJAIN,  1'er.loscpli Boyce. Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned  have submitted lotlie Lieurencnt-Govcrnor-in  Council a proposal under the provisions of tlm  Rivers and Srreams Act for the clearing and  removing of.obsiruetlons from the Columbia.  Kiver aiifl Upper Arrow Lake at or about the  point where said river empties into Upper Arrow Lake near Arrowhead, West Kootenav.  and for making the same fit for rafting and  driving thereon logs, timber, lumber, rafts  and crafts arid for erecting and maintainni!;  booms for holding, sorting and delivering logi  aird timber brought down said river and for  attaching booms to the shores of said rher anj  sard fake for sard purposes.  The lands to be  affected by said work are  lands of   the Canadian Pacini: Railway com-  panycemprised within Lot  351 in Group One  on the otlrcinl plan of Kootenav District and  vacant Crown lands.  The rare of tolls proposed to be charged are  such as may be  fixed   by   the   Judge of the  county court of Kootena) .  Dated May 10th. 1904.  EMPIRE LUMBER  COMPANY. LIMITED. ���������  mI9-2m  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tlrat tlirrlv davs after  datel intend to apply to the Chief CornmU-  >ioncrof Lairds and Works for a special license  to eut and carry away timber from the follow-  rng described lands srtuated on Tum Tum  Lake, Lillooet dislrict, B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "3. Linebarger's north-east corner post," planted on  the east bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  miies up from Tum Tum Lake, thence south ������0  chains, tbence west SO chaius, thence north SU  chains, thence east SO ehainsto point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "3. Linebarger's" south east corner post," planted on  the east bank of Kirnbasket creek, about three  miles up from Tum Tum Lake, thence north Si)  chains, tlrence west 80 chains, tbence south SO  chains, thence east SO chains to point of commencement.  Dated thisSJnd day of April, 1901.  S. LINEBARGEX.  NOTICE.  Notice is herehy iriicu that thirty days afte  date L intend to apply to the Chief Cornniis-ioner  of Lands and Works for a special Iicen*e to cut  arrd carry away tlinlrcr from the following descrilied lamls iu Norlli K.ist Kootenay:  Commencing at n post marked "Wm. Crawford's  south west coiner," planted ou the ca-st side of  Kooteuay river at month of Vermillion river,  thence nortli 1G0 chains, thence eant &J) chains,  theuce soutii 100 chains, theuce we*t SOchaius to  poiut of commencement.  Dated this 14th day of .lune, 1001.  WM. CIIAWKOUI),  Per Joseph l'o}ce, Agent.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given that thirty daysafter  date 1 intend to apply to thc Chief Coiiimlsjiorier  of Larrds and WorkK for a Hpccia! licence to^cut  and carrv away timber fiom the following described larrds 'in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "jr. .1. I'ar-  hou'h soutli west corner post" and planted at  about one arrd one-fourth miles from tlie mouth of  lloldich creek and on t he cast hank of said creek,  theuce noilh Km chaiiiH, therrce east 40 chains,  thence sorrth liiir clrairrs, tlicucc west 40 ehainsto  tliu place of commencement. '  J!. Commencing nl apost ruaikcd "M. .1. Var-  sorr'.s south oast corrrer post" and planted atahout  one and one-fouith uiilcu from the mouth of lloldich! creek arrd on tho east hank of said creek,  thence nortli 1(10 chains, tlience west 40 chains,  theuce south 100 charns, thence east in chains to  tlie place of commencement.  Dated this 2."ith day of .March, 1001.  nichSl. M. J. I'AIWON.  NOTICIi.  Notice is herebv gi\ err that, thirty daj s after date  I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lnnds niul Woiks'fur a special licence to cut ami  cany away timber from tlie following described  lands In the West Kooteuay district:  1. Commencing at a postmarked "II. a. Parson's soutli east" corner post" and planted at  about one mile north of the Columbia river, back  of Strawberry Flat, thence north SO chains, thence  west 80 eliains, tlience south 80 clrairrs, therrce east  80 chains to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "IJ. O. Parson's soutli west corrrer post" and planted at  ahout one mile north of the hank nf the Columbia  river, back of Strawberry Flat, therrce north SO  chains, thonce east 80 chains, tlience south 80  ciiains, tlience wost. 80 chains to the place of  commencement.  Dated this 24th day of March, 190J.  urchin.  u. a. pahson.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby giverr that thirty dav* after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Couinii-sioncr  of Larrds and Works for aMiuc'al_H<*ns<Mocut.  and carry nway limber from the following descrihed lands in Norlh Kast Kootena}:  Commencing at a post marked "A. 1*. Kiuraid'*  south west corner,' planted on the cast side of  Kootenay river near mouth of Vermillion river,  tlieiiee north 100 thains, llicnct* e.t-*t so chains,  (hence south 1(10 chains, thence west SO chains to  point of commencement.  Dated thrs llth day of Jirrre, KK'l.  A. K. KINCAID,  I'cr Joseph Hoyce, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty da's after  datel Intend to uppl.v to the Cliief Commissioner  of l������mds and Works for a special licence to cut  and entry away limLer from tlle following described lauds in North Kast Kootenay;  Couiincncing.lt .1 po*t marked ".I. II. Ilobiusoii's  north east" corner." planted orr thc wcrttsldeof  Kni.tcna*. river, riterit-e south ������0 clnfirn-, tlience  west 1(*0 chains, tlience north tvi ciiains, tlrence  east 100 chains to point'of commencement.  Dated this 10th ilny of Jirrre, !!*������.  J. II. KOMNSON,  Per Joseph llovce, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirtv days after  date I intend lo apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license  to cut arrd carry away rimbcr from the follow-  mg described lands situated on Turn 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.l  limit, thence east SO chains.thence north SO  chains, thence west SO chains, thence south SO  chains to point of commencement.  Dated thU25th day of April, 1901.  N. LINEBARGER.  NOTICE  REsrEcrrsc   Coal   a.vd  Petroleum  Lasd3  Sol'th-East Kootenay.  NOTICE is hereby given that licences to prospect for coal and petroleum upon and under  lands situated within Block 4,593, South-Kasc  Kootenav, will be issued forthwith tp.all persons who have made,proper appllcatron. in  pursuance of the provisions of the-Coal Mines  Act" arrd amendments.  The fee for each licence wiH be 1100, and all  nppif���������ritsTrhb-baTe-TTOt-Geposiied-(fccepte<l-  bank i heques to cover that amount are hereby  required to do so without further notice.  Licences will be issued in thu following  form, viz.:���������'  ��������� Mi.vi.vu   Licence   issued   under'?the Coal  MrNis Act and Amendments.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby giwri that30 days afterdate I  intend to applv to the Chief Commissioner of  I/mils and Works for a lease for -21 vears tocut  timber on the following docrilmd lands lying  partly irr thc district of West Kootena) and partly  ��������� ii the drstrict of Cariboo :  Commencing at a post planted on the north  hnuk of Harvey creek near its conrhfircc with  Canoe river, West Kootenav district, thencenorth  80 chains, therrce west isO criains, thenre north 80  chains, thence west 80 chains, thence north ICO  chains, tlience west 210 chain*, thence north 720  chains, theuce west 120drains, theuce north 4oo  chains, thence east Us) chains, ihence south .'120  ciiains, thence cast leo chains, thence south 32o  chains, theuce east SO chains, theuce south 4oo  chains, therrce e.urt So chains, theuce soutli 4i>o  chains, ihence west Sir chains more or less to the  poiut of commencement.  Dated this 16th March, 1904.  api 14  JAMES A. IIAKVEY  NOTICE.  Notice's hereby given that thirty- days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special license to cut  ami carry away timber from the following described lands in Nortli Kast Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "Anna J. Robinson's north east corner," planted on the west side  of Kootenav river, thence south. SOcliains, thence  west 100 chains, thence north- SO chnins, thence  east 100 chains to point of commencement.  Dateil this 10th dayof Jnne, 1904.  ANNA J. ROBINSON,  PerJoseph Boyce, Agent.  "In consideration of ono hundred dollars  now paid under tlte said Acts, and subject to  lhe provisions thereof, I,- W.S. Gore, Deputy  Commisfsloner, acting for the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, licence  to enter, prospect, search and work for  coal and petroleum (but no other metal or  mineral) upon, in and under all that piece or  parcel of mineral land.situate In and forming  part of Block 4,593, East Kootenay District, antl  ilc-eribed as follows:��������� ���������-<���������.������������������  und not exceeding In.the .whole-six hundred  and forty statute acres.  ���������'Owing to the number of applicants for licences to prospect for coal and petroleum, and  the peculiar circumstances surrounding the'  application for. ami issuance of these licences,  and the well-known fact that the issuance has  been unavoidably suspended for. so many-  months, the Government of British Columbia  finds it impossible to determine the equitable  rights of the numerous applicants. Therefore  for the purposeof,enabling all persons logo  before the proper tribunal for the determination of their respective rights and'priorities,  this license is Issued anx accepted subject to  such prior rights of olher persons as may  exist by law. and thc.da'le of this licence is not  to be taken or held ss in any sense determining such priority, and .further it shall not be  taken or held to waive enquiry by the Courts  into the proper performance of all conditions  preccdenlas between adverse claimants; and  further, on the understanding that thc Government shall not be held responsible for, or  in connection with, any conflict which may  arise with other claimants of the same ground  and thai under ho circumstances will licence  fees be re I rinded. ,:",,?:  "And the holder hereby waives anyclalm or  demand against thc Government, and expresv  ly agrees not to take any steps or proceedings,  or present any petition to enforce any alleged  claim or demand against thc Government of  lhe Province of British Columbia arising out  of the issuance of? this licence or of any other  matter or thing appertaining ihereto.  "The land being under reserve from pre-  empion aBd sale this licence does not include  any right other than tue right to prospect for  coal and petroleum.  "Thc duration of this licence is for one year  from the , 190   .  "Deputy Commissioner of Lands i. Works.  "Lands and Works Department,  "Victoria, B.C.. , 190   ."  R. F. GREEN,  Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works,  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, H. 0. 6th June, 19M. jc31  \ itT GCt3B6������ttlZ(3������tXSZ-&������f3&ZOG&&B9 ������a9SKGS*3WB9mmeMB&9m@titH  OR,   THE   HISSING  WILL  CcK 9e0Stt^99^0S���������iQQBSet>99BS9e<SQS99CSt^est099Q99rt09e������ei  CHAl'TEIl  XIII.  The , 2olh   September,   IS."?,   is     a  (Jay  thai Englishmen  will not  foi'fjel.  Kor eighty-eight dnys the heroic little Knglish garrison of Lucktiow hurl  defended their posilion ugninst a ffu-  guer of overwhelming numbers, having arms, provisions, a strong position in their native land, and all  tiro resources or" military training  and skill; they had maintained their  frail,    unfortified,    unsheltered    posi  whom    had   hitherto  been  accustomed to be tended like princes by   the  ''.bject race now besieging thcm.  The  sun  still   lay  bright  upon    the  ���������/ikied     domes aird  graceful minarets  springing    from the rich  foiingo     of  tho   beautiful  city,   when   the  monotony    of   the   stern siege music    was  broken by continuous firing from tho  direction  of Cnwnpore;  it grew   ever  j nearer and louder,  till the hearts  of  I ehe  brave   nm!   weary  garrison    were  lion     with  a   courage and constancy: t!ir1l"t;tl ,to ",ci,,'.d5,tI,s,^T the actual  rarely  equalled,   though perhaps sur-:slKht    of   .English     soldiers   hewing  passed      bv     the    heroic    defence of  ,hoir v:,*v through the streets. Those  Cawnpore;   and   even  that  of  Artih.  Cawnporc     wns    more  heroic,     bc-  who saw broke r'irto a cheer tlrat was  taken   up   and  echoed   from  crrd     to  causa condir-.ted under'str'lT more d'es-!olul    of   tho    intrenchment,  till    the  perate  and,   a.s  it  proved,  fatal, con-   ve,**v sick i������lnod in it, nnd some even  ditions.  behind  even  frailer intrench-  irrustorcd strength to crawl    forth to  ments than  those of Lucknow.      For |sco thc blessed,  long-expected    sight,  at Cnwnpore the women had  no roof  Welcome indeed  was  that sight,   but  but the sky, under incessant fire, and I terrible,  for tho enemy s fire enfilad-  no  couch   but  thn     hni-n  mwh*     thei  "K    the    narrow    street was    vcry; ms bead. Ho fell, and the battle rug-  ' garWson     wlro  only up^ld  by     thejw, and the Knglish fell at every j ������.over and away from his prostrate  noble   hope     of   saving  Lucknow   by j step,  their   prolonged  resistance.  Stimulated,     paradoxically   as  mav     appear*,  eouallv  bv  hope    and , ,...,.      . / ,-      -  .,   -    ,  ,i       ,  v-vj_������������,,,.  iV__������iu|Ji.    "u .ever-dnninrshing      numbers    through  tho rich corn plain; over the battered but unconquered Residency; and  then through all the tumult of the  battle, roso the triumphant skirl of  bag-pipes and a cheer, a deep-chested English cheer1, low, hoarse, continuous, thunderous as tho long incessant roar of the ground swell on  a ragged cost, and liko that, glowing and deepening in volume and  majesty. Many a dying car heard  it nnd was content, a company of  wan nnd wasted women and children  emerging from their damp vaults to  snatch one breath of air in the slackening of lire after sunset, nnd wondering among themselves when would  the relieving force como, heard it  with au incredulous, delirious joy,  soon changed to certainty by tlio  irruption of tho Highland soldiers  among them, nrrd the snatching up  of tho children by their heroic deliverer's, to bo kissed and cried over  in their noble joy at having saved  them from tho fulo of Cawnporc; it  rolled along tiro ranks, and heartened up tli'ose still struggling without  it struck terror to the souls of tho  dusky foe, nnd brought new life and  energy to the exhausted garrison,  who took it up and prolonged the  grand note till it hushed every other  sound. In tho rapid failing' of his  pulses, Philip heard it and rejoiced,  knowing that his life, in- life so  sweet and precious to his youth,  wns not given in vain; hc, too, uttered one exultant cheer with his  last  strength,   something crashed  on  Now    tho battle was at its body.  fiercest,  tho relieving force had been  ., j fighting  all  tiro  long day,  and    had  'to cut   their    way    step   by-step in  despair���������hope of being relieved  by  a  . force they knew to be in the neighborhood, despair of meeting moro  mercy at tho hands of tlieir enemies,  should they yield, than tho tragedy  of Seetapore led them to expect;  for an ominous silence was the sole  intimation thej* had ever had of tho  fate of Cnwnpore; tho defenders  Lucknow  rose on     the 25th,  to    go  lho besiegers, whom   they could   not  dislodge.  Amongst the European infantry  vvas Philip Randal, hardly to be recognized as tho smart, inanely smiling young oflicer of Jessie's daguerreotype; bis face was blackened by  of! smoke and stained with his own  blood,  his  sword  ran  with that     of  through     oue  morc   duy  of  terrible, j the enemy,  his right hand  was    rod  tragic  monotonv,   and  saw  the   ���������sun!nnd   his  sleeve  soaked  with  it,     his  once more turn westward over their  wearied force diminished now by one-  third, while the awful iron tempest  still crashed mercilessly upon their  riddled and half-ruined buildings, and  filled every open, spot with dust.  Night and day those devoted men  had fought and toiled in their, unsheltered intrenchments, scorched by  the fierce summer of India, drenched  by its tropical rains; they buried  their daily tale of dead, tlrey nursed  their sick and wounded, they did all  the ollrces of daily life under an  incessant Tire of musketry, shot and  shell, varied by stink-pots and car-  ���������canes', and only "slackening a while  from time to time to .bo-..renewed  with fiercer rigor. The sick,7 crowded on the? lowest floor of the hospital. were not sccurp from the occasional round shots; the only : really  safe places were damp, dark cellars,  in which some of the���������ladies and children 'were... crowded day and night  among rats and mice, and whore  children rapidly sickened and died,  arrd other children were born. All  the long-, hot day, ollieers and men,  more or less weakened by fever nnd  dysentery, and covered witli boils,  fought; rushing -from battery to battery, because, they .were top tew to  man ail at once; and' at. night, the  exhausted combatants', pincers 'and  men without distinction, save that  oii'rcers worked the hardest, toiled at  burying the unloaded and famished  beasts, the carcases of which bred  pestilence. They could not furnish  fatigue parties strong enough to repair breaches and make countermines: ihey had to grind their own  corn by hand;  they  had not strength  breath came in short gasps, a burning thirst consumed him, his limbs  trembled, and a rod mist swam before Iris failing eyes; with his parched lips compressed and his teeth  clenched, his one hope was that ho  might not fall till Ire reached tho  Residency, if indeed it:'might be  reached after so terrible a. struggle.  Be. had the good fortune to servo  under that bravo and beautiful soul,  who, "irr gratitude for and in admiration of the brilliant deeds of  arms achieved by General Havelock,  cheerfully waived his rank in favor  of that officer"���������tendering his military services to -.Brigadier-General  Hayelock as a volunteer, though officially appointed to the command of  both Havelock and the-.expedition.;.  Philip felt that ..it was irrdeed y an  honor: to servo under two such rare  and chivalrous soldiers, in nn opera-,  lion so fraught with peril and honor  Outram's force never forgot Cawnporc, that word so; ovcr'r-weighed  with agony and infamy, with heroism and cruelty, with : pit3r and horror. Thoy had hot, like Havelock*s  Highlanders, been maddened by tire  sight of the tragic- Becbcegurh, ankle  deep in the blood of Christian women and children, and the', yet . more,  tragic well, over the ghastly contents of which they hnd cried aloud:  brrt lho whole relieving force, as  they hewed! their way through the  living .wall of dark-fneed, white-dressed foes under thc concentrated fire  of the street, trusted that they were  saving the Lucknow garrison from  the fate  of Cuwnpore,  Lucknow was relieved at Inst, with  the loss of over a quarter'of the relieving'-force; and though after tho  first wil and' rapturous emotion of  tho relieved garrison had subsided,  the relief was found to be but a reinforcement, food and quarters for  which could with difiiculty be provided, the sequel that the deed was  worth the terrible cost.  How long Philip lay among the  slain Ire did not know; ho was probably protected from further injury  by falling into one of the trenches  cut across the road to impede tho  progress of the troops; when he regained consciousness ho found himself a prisoner, deprived of his sword  but furnished ?. with tho water for  which he craved with delirious agony; food was given him and  he slept a long sleep, and on waking  found himself not much, worse for  his wounds, which wore not deep,  though their copious bleeding had  helped to exhaust him. As for the  crack on the head from a clubbed  musket, that -had left only a surface'tenderness, tind,.a certain mental  dulness behind; and as he looked  round tho dark chamber in which he  lay7orr a purdah, a sort of thin mattress, ho knew that the honor of  -'death on the battle-field had been  denied him, and that he was probably destined to insult- and ignominy, and th'o. horrors of death by  torture.' Tho cold drops stood on  his brow; on searching his clothes ho  found; that no weapon,: not even a  pen-knife, hail', been left him. His  money was gone, but the ruby fastened into a portion' of his dress liad  not been discovered; Jessie's shattered   pictaro  still   remained.  The poor lad rose and fell on his  knees',, echoing'.'the. prayer which he  afterward found written upon n. wall  in Cawnporc���������"Have mercy..upon us,  and deliver'us not into the hands of  our enemies"���������a prayer so pitiful in  tho light of- after-events. Jinny  Englishmen and women in that awful  year turned in extremity to thc sure  and certain refuge of souls, and  turned not in vain. Frail women  bore witness during the siege of  Lucknow   to     the  strength   procured  time; in all those dark, fierce, tur-  baned faces round him, hc saw  only fronds of cruelty, heathen  fanatics bound by devilish rites  to all iniquity. As tragedy  after tragedy had        reached  his tingling ears, his horror of those  alien Asiatics had grown, till he said  things of them nnd the treatment  due to them which shocked Jessie,  then, nnd himself, irr after-years. He  did not reflect that the revolt was,  after all,'but a military and partial  outbreak; ho had seen nothing of tho  intelligence, tlie culture, the graceful manners of theso interesting and  picturesque peoples; had heard nothing of the magnificent fidelity nnd  noble generosity or" which many of  them gavo proof during the .Mutiny.  Ho did not remember that even the  worst deeds of cruelty wrought upon conquerors of nn ulien race, a-  hated, religion, and n dilferent civilization, were equalled by what the  "most polished people" in Christendom did. to their own countrymen  nnd fellow-Christians in tho French  Revolution; nor did he know how  dreadful some of the English reprisals had  beerr.  One day he forurd himself unbound  in an abandoned house on tlio outskirts of tho city, by tho river,  guarded slightly and carelessly. Presently he discerned from his window  a groat tumult: natives, both sepoys  and civilians, rushing headlong in  wildest panic amid the thunder of a  furious cannonade and crash of the  explosion of an Knglish mine beneath  a  largo  building held   by     the  CROP ROTATION.  This is a subject that is of mucli  importance to tho farmers. AVe are  usually in the habit of thinking of  crop rotation as of quite recent date,  writes Mr.  G.  A.  Wilson.  Crop rotation is by no means of  recent or modern origin, for wc find  in the writings of Onto, Pliny, Columella, and Festus, that it was.practiced at tho time of the Romatucivi-  lization. Their method of rotation  was to grow a grain crop for two  years arrd then let tho ground lie  fallow for a yo.ar. By so doing, tliey  reasoned tliat the land gained a needed rest, whilo tho truth was, that the  year's rest added no fertilizing elements to tiro soil but simply increased tho soluble salts in the soil.  Hut our more   modern   system     of  crop  rotation  dales back to the  recent  or  made necessary by tho methods  of agriculture which then prevailed.  Tho management of the farm was not  in tho harrds of tho individual, but  was under the control of the village.  Kach family was allotted a piece of  land for a single season  upon  which  different depth's and. have a dilferent  solvent action upon the constituents  they reach.  3. That th'o soil is maintained in  good tilth by the addition of humus;  and bacteria which is beneficial to  tho soil and the plant is encouraged.  4. And that weeds are moro easily  eliminated arrd the farm work" distributed more evenly.  Experiments carried on at our experiment stations have showed tliat  wheat and corn require more potash  than oats or barley, and also tliat  clover hoy removes a larger amount  of nitrogen from the soil, but it has  also been proven tlint clover obtains  a larger amount of its nitrogen by  the aid of bacteria,  from  tne air.  Is it, then, advisable to buy our.  nitrogen in fertilizers at the rate of  fourteen cents, per pound when clover  will take it from the thirty-eight tons  of nitrogen that rests over* each acre  of .land in our country? The Minnesota experiment station found that  by introducing a. crop of clover overy  fourth year tlrey could grow us mucli  wheat in the remaining three years  as tliey could  grow  in four yen's of  -H-H-f-f-f-f-f-M-H-H-^f -f-ftH-fc  7ii,r   vl VT   i *,     , roc-'continuous.cropping.    Tlrey also show-  c iiv   ."��������� i"1 J^Iaild *he !arm:  ed  that "wheat    grown  continuously  s lncd in vrllage communities   and   for ,our TCnr8 rmiovo��������� nlmuaIIv  YOUNG  FOLKS  t  .*t-  to grow a certain kind of crop. Aud  rebels; and taking advantage of the j to avoid all conflict of interests, each  tumult and confusion nnd flight, of | of the large, common fields was mnrk-  his    guards,       effected       his    escape ed off    into     three great parts,  and  Philip   carried    'Jessie's  daguerreo- _       _  type, taken at the same time ns his! from that unfailing source; brave  to burv their uncoilrned dead deep j own and tho cause of as much laugh-! men grew, braver. Philip had often  enough'to quench the foulness of de-| ter, in his breast pocket; early in j stood at handcrips with Death: hc  composition: the native followers j the day a musket ball struck and;had volunteered in many a- desperate  ami-, servants had deserted; ladies, shattered the outer half of the case, deed before Scbaslopol; he had earn-  unaccuslomed to stir a finger in that starring the likeness out of all re-;ed. though never won, the Victoria  enervating climate, had. to perform cognition and saving his life: later,'Cross, but he . was too imaer'native  the most menial offices at the most  trying season, on bad ancl scanty  food, and in crowded, unwholesome  dens; all to the never-ceasing thunder of cannon' and rattle of musketry. It was then that F.nglish-  women, seeing their husbands slain  and their helpless children sicken arid  die before them, sharing the men's  hardships. tending the sick, und  braving the tempest of death, showed that tlrey too came of heroic  -strain=nnd=knew��������� how���������to -endure^"--���������  Perhaps   the  most  striking  charac-  through unlocked doors. He caught  up a tulwar among tho arms the  soldiers had thrown nway in their  panic nnd made for tho river, unheeded in tho general flight. Seeing  a boat, he sprang into it. pushed off  and floated down stream, for he had  rro oars. Ho saw the English flag  waving still above the battered Residency, which was as fiercely bombarded as ever, though tho besiegers  had been beaten back from the im-  modiaie vicinity of the position. He  let himself borne farther and farther  from them, until tho caprice of thc  current sent hiin ashore some miles  away from tho city, beneath a grove  of mangoes, into the shade and shelter of whicli he was glad to crawl.  The half-closed wound had burst  open again during his flight, hc had  boen unabla to bind it properly;  every moment he grew fainter with  loss of blood beneath tho scorching  sun, until ho sank at last, unconscious,  just within tho grove.  When ho returned to consciousness  dark, turbancd faces were bending  over him, restoratives wero given  him, *liis wound wns bound up, he  was lifted gently irrto a palanquin  well sheltered from tho sun, and  borno away, he knew not whither.  Somo time after darkness had fallen, they reached a smnli town; tho  hearers set down the palanquin beforo an arched-door which opened to  admit them, and Philip presently  found himself in a courtyard stir  rounded by buildings; outsido of  whicli was a verandah lighted by  lamps fronr within arrd partially illumined by tho^ slant rays of thc  moon  from  witlrorrt.  A Hindoo lady dressed in bright  silks, with gold anklets and bangles,  came orrt to welcome and'receive a  mil nnd dignified man in the prime  of life, whom Philip recognized as  having" bound up his wound; men  servants .salaamed, there was much  talking in an unknown tongue, nnd  many arrd strange ceremonies confusing to Philip, Tlie tall Hindoo  having entered thc houso, soon came  back with ashes taken from the altar  upon his brow; and turning to Philip, bowed himself 1o him, touched,  his feet in token of respect, and bid  him welcome in the name of God to  tho hoirse of Gossarnjec B'-'ose.  Philip, wondering nnd half dazed,  could    only    speak     some     words  of  the  place  llrat  from  teristic of tire wasted garrison manning those battered defences was  thoir excessive weariness, for, ex-  rept at Arab and Cawnpore, never  did righting men have to toil like  these    foreigners.      the     meanest     of  on he received a flesh-wound in lhe {.-to go under fire without, a. full sense j thanks as he wns taken from the  leg and a ball grazed his forehead;! ol peril such as had made hi in irem-| litter ancl led into thc house,  else he was unhurt, though nearly i ble and turn pale on his first exper- j through which tho sound of a female  exhausted. Suddenly, in the--midst jience at the Alma; and now. with | voico, softly singing, wns heard. Ho  of all the fury and agony, a sweet the memory of Cawnporc, Shahjehan-1 was conducted to a room containing  vision or" Jessie, safe in green and j pore, and other places of horror'u. low bedstead of strange fashion,  peaceful England, flashed before hrm. i fresh in his mind, his joints seemed jand furnished with all that was ne-  and he heard her voice above the! loosened and his. bones moiled like icessary for' nir and coolness. liuks-  thunder of the guns, the shouts, thej wax within him. Yet women andjbhai Ghof-o. Gossamjec's wife, then  moans, the awful tumult. Was she; children had borne worse. Outside j appeared with some pleasant drink,  praying for hinr V Poor child, .'he I his'., dark prison-house the infernal i and bid him welcome in words of  thought,   she   would    soon   have     no! siege-symphony,  with  tho addition of'which   ho     could  only  distinguish     a  brother-=to-pr'ay-for--'-h^^ -on;_he j 'cw   liri'o   had   saved     his   lire  once     that j heard   the   sound   of  elephants   draw-.    Dishes of curiosly cooked food were  day*. | ing        guns.       Jessie     alone       would' then   brought,   with   warm   water,    a  The sun  sank  nnd   the swift-coming I mourn   him;   he   could   not  fulfil     the'native  dress,   including  a   1 urban',   in  darkness  fell  over tho city,  its domes I trust   her-  dying  father  had   laid    on ' which   Philip  arrayed  himself  with   a  durk grov'es    nnd   him.     Tie had taken core to make a!sort of dreamy incredulity.     Having  and minarets,   its  terraced   roofs,   over   the   placid   waters  of  the Goonrtee  winding through  by the  Justice of Peace  Chronic Liver and Stomach Trouble Thoroughly Cured by Using:  Or, Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills  In overy home there is more or less  suii'erirrg as a result of-constipation  and derangements of" thc digestive  system.  "Because Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills cure such ailments more promptly and thoroughly than other preparations they h������vc como to be considered almost indispensable as a  family   medicine.  Jlr. C. F. Immcl, sh/icmnker, Western Hill. St. Catharines. Ont.. states:  "I have used Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills regularly for some time, and  consider   that    they are    unsurpassed  of the  states:���������  .   C.    F.  reliable  Chase's     Pills  for    what    thoy have  done for me."  Mr. Ti. C. Holmes, Justice  Pence for Lincoln County.  "I nm acquainted with Mr  Tmmel and consider him a.  citizcni in every sense of the word, in  fact; I have known him from boyhood  tip and can sny X believe him to be  truthful  anrl  honest."  Acting directly on the Liver. TCirl-  neys and Bowels, these pills increase  the vigor and activity ol" these organs, thoroughly cleanse the system,  purify the blood of poisonous impurities  anrl   set   the   digestive  organs  for   torpid   liver,   defective circulation.  indigestion.     headache    and   constipn- | in   perfect  order.  tion,  ns   these    were    my troubles,  I       Dr.      Chase's     Kidney-Liver  used   many    remedies,   but got.   no  re- lone pill a dose, 2,r> cents a box  Pills  nl. nil  lief until I tried Dr. Chase's Kidney- j dealers, or Kdmnnson, lln tea & Coni-  Livcr Pills, and a few boxes of this ipany. Toronto. To protect you  preparation have entirely cured mu. ijnguinst imitations, the portrait anrl  am not in the habit of endorsing .arry signature of Ur. A. \V. Chu.se, lire  medicine, but in this cus* I carnot famous receipt book author, are on  speak  too     higK>*j������     In  praise  of     Dr.   every  box.  will leaving his smnll.fortune to her.  Perhaps after all, she would be belter without hiin; s;e wet- m> young  she would easily form fresh lies, and  they had already been separated so  long. All wus nt*nn end; the strorrg  beautiful life, the perils and chances  he loved so well; nameless as ho was,  washed, dressed, and e.-rten, he lay  down upon In's chnrpoy much refreshed and hnlf fearful lest a clap  of hands should be heard arid this  strango Arabian Nights vision should  vanish. Instead of which, his kind  host, enter'"!, surveyed him with bc-  nevrib-nt    satisfaction,    saw     to     his  ho must sink nameless and unnamed I iinndngei, and bid Irirn rest, saying  from the sight of living men, from) that lie would come and talk to him  darkness he must, puss to darkness, , on th" morrow���������which he did, bring-  like a spark seen a moment, in a,r'ng n native doctor, who examined  night     sky  nnd   then  forever  quench-land dressed thc wound nnd deparled.  each part was rotated with winter-  wheat or rye, barley or oals, ancl  fallow. This was tho crop rotation  that wns practised on the more fertile soils of Europe for centuries. So  thoroughly did this rotation become  established tliat it actually became  an impediment to a more rational  system of agriculture.  It is folly to tall: crop rotation to  a man wiio i.s cultivating a virgin  soil^ for is he not growing good crops  of liny or wheat on thc same field  year- after year? It is true. But let  us see what lie is doing. He is taking from the soil, without replacing  anything in return, the capital Iliat  nature has taken centuries to  thero  FOIl HIS BEXKFIT.  Ho does not stop to consi'der  he is drawing out tho money  nature's bank without giving as  much as a receipt for it. Lawcs and  Gilbert grow wheat for fifty years  on a manured and on an unmanurcd  field and found at tho end of. that  timo that tho manured field contained 5,018* lbs. of phosphoric acid and  tho unmanurcd 2,956 lbs. of- phosphoric acid, or a difference of 2,0G2  lbs. At present commercial fertilizer  prices it ��������� would cor;t $14-1.34. per  acre to replace this element alone.  V,*o have only to look to tl\e older1  parts of our country to-day to see  what has boon the result of such a  system of spoilation.  M'hat means this statement thnt a  soil is "worn or run out.*' Tt i.s simply the loss of one or more essential  plant elements from "the soil below  tho amount needed tp support plant  life successfully. It is surprising to  what extent somo of tlio farmers of  this state continue to crop a field  with tho same kind of a crop year  after year, when we have at our very  door in the eastern states examples  of what has boen the result of such  a system. There may be bought today, by paying the back taxes,  "wornout lands in the east thnt were  onco as fertile lands as we havo in  any of our western states. They wero  abandoned because they ceased to  givo a profit after tho labor and taxes wore paid.  Hut how are we to redeem our  wornout soils or to maintain tho fertility of our richer soils? We answer, by a proper system of rotation  and by returning as far ,as possible  tho plant elements that we remove  from it.  While agriculture is one of the most  thoroughly investigated sciences of  orrr day, yet it is ono in whioh the  investigations are the least put into  general practice, although many of  the theories resulting from investigations on crop rotation have lieen to  some extent erroneous. ,vot_whrn_put_  T*VKNTTY-FIVE POUKDS  ed, like the white spray cresting  wave antl dissipated in the waters,  like a moonbeam shot through a  breaking' cloud and engulfed in the  night. How dilferent wa.s the going  of Harry Lawrence but three months  since; how dilferent would it be wilh  Tfavnlock nnd Outram if they fell,  ns, for nil he knew, they might already have done, each leaving the  memory'of n. noble life and stainless  name. Thus I'hilip lamented his  youth.  Soon he wns led before comma riding ollieers. and questioned, though  on most points the rebels knew far  morn than he. Insults nnd Ihrenls  of   torture   were  sometimes  his     por-  "All    that, you   now   require,   sir,"  Goss,-rrnjeo  said,   "i.s  a  few  days perfect  rest  and   freedom  from  anxiety.  The   doctor  thinks    your  wound  will | 1o  nil  then be quite healed."  "Vi'ny nre you so kind to me, ri  stranger- and foreigner fighting  against your fellow-counlrymen 7"  Philip asked of this veritable Good  Samaritan, when lie had (old hirn  his names and military rank, nnrl  briefly narrated his adventures of,  the  but  few days.  Cossumjee fihose sal on n cushion  orr the ground, wilh his nrnrs clnspcd  round his knees, before Philip, who  w.is sitting on the bedstead. lie. ob-  ���������rerverl  Unit  it wn.s it  duly  lo succor  into practice tlrey havo given  A PRACTICAL SOLUTION  of how to maintain soil fertility. Tho  bervfits derived from crop rotation  woro formerly explained by chemists  in this wny, that each plant secreted  a substance that was poisonous to  itself, but which another plant could  use in its growth. Put this has  been found by inter agricultural scientists to be not true.  The modern systems of crop rotation are based upon tho following  principles:  1. Thnt all plants do not draw to  nn equal extent upon the manurial  ingredients of the soil.  2. Thnt  they  scrrd *their  roots     to  is       i ������or     , ��������� i v i ' i   in,, i,   ,,.   ,������.i.,   ,,    ,,..i.Y    '������.   ,,,.....,,,  (ion: twice or thrice he wns  returned    the   irnfori 111111(0  nnd   to  exercise  lios-  iPitnUiy,   nrrd  further  thnt  h"     loved  I lui   Kei'ir.gheirs.      The  Knglish  to his prison n.nd left in thnt awful  suspense, which was not. the least  among the trials Knglishmen endured during the rebellion. His prison  w.'rs changed. he was transported  niiiilcssly from place to plnce, led  out lo execution and covered wilh .  muskets,   which     lifter  nil   wore     nol   dried  fired,  or fired in  lire air.  Of I en ho fell. Unit the bi! lorriess of  den Ilr was past, but again and iignin  the agony was prolonged, nnd he ex-  peeled iro mercy In the ond. His  first ncquuirilnnce wilh this Tridlnu  people was mucm ai    an unfortunate  Hah,  ho said, wus Just and merciful, and  benealh il, merchants, like, himself,  could r'ni'i'y on Iheir trades in peace  without molestation. lie trusted  before long lo '.eo lliis nnlbre.ik sub-  11 nd   Ihu   Knglish   rule   reslnrcd  for tho natives hnd suffered much  from anarchy hi Sorrre places, nnd despotism in others. Sir Henry Lawrence was a just mnn. and a lover  of the native races: his name, was  mentioned by many nt tiro lighting  of lamps,  his death wns o  calamity  who hnd known the beneficence of his sway; for his sake, ol.l  Knglish -were welcome lo whatever  ni(| Ciossamjce Ilhose could give  (hern. Outrnrn was n good man, he  had charged Iris people to "spare tho  holy places." The Mohnmmedan  rule wus very different, as tho people  of Oudc found lo (heir cost. It must  not bo known tlint Gossnnrjeo had  an Knglish officer in his house. I"ccl-  ninpore, (ho nnnrn of I.he town in  which lie lived, was groaning under  tho oppression of a fanatical nnd intolerant rnoulvle, who had defiled  (he (cirrplo with the abomination of  cow's flesh. Gossarnjec had takon  llio liberty of destroying Randal  -Sahib's dress, in which ho hnd found  ir vnInnble jewel; he begged that his  highness would wear his turban when  al (Ire window, or on the house-top;  and conform, so fnr ns his religion  permitted ltim, to Hindoo customs,  in some of which he at once instructed him. Ho thon left him, sending  Iris son, Chunia, a lad of sixteen,  who taught him the mysteries of the  luxurious hubfcle-bubble and several  useful Hindostaneo phrases.  .(To be Continued.)  of nitrogen per acre, whilo TIG pounds  more were lost. This nitrogen was  lost by the oxidation of the liimius  by denitrilication chemically, b.v windstorms and through the loss of solu-  ablo nitrates by drainage. Tn a rotation of wheat, clover, wheat ami  oats nn average of 178 pounds of  nitrogen per acre was removed annually, yet thero was a gain for four  years over and above this amount of  245 pounds ol" nitrogen. This nitrogen  was gained largely by thc clover' from  the free nitrogen of tho air. In this  rotation not only wero larger crops  grown, but thc nitrogen and humus  contents of the soil was increased.  It has been said that successful  farming is based upon tho conservation of tho organic matter of tho  soil, and tho following out of a good  system of crop rotation is tho ono  method whereby wo can conserve litis  organic matter of the soil. It is  important that wo foster tho humus  of our soils, because in it wc havo  thu principal source of nitrogen in  the soil* also it influences to n marked extent the available potash and  phosphoric acid of the soil. Humus  forming materials, like green manures  and barnyard manure, have thc power, when they decompose in tl\'e soil,  of combining with the onsolunblc potash and phosphoric acid of tho, soil  ancl converting them into forms  which are readily available by plants.  It also aids in the relaxation of soluble  "nitrates and ammonia-phospj'ales.  But the benefits that are to bo derived from humus in the soil cannot  bo measured entirely by its chemical  effect-1:; but what seems to be the  greatest source of benefit, to bc do-  rived from it, is from its pliysicul  efiects upon the soil. A soil that  contains a proper proportion of humus will be more poms, will hold  more cai'illary water, and will average from 2 to ',1 degrees moro in temperature  throughout  Till*: GROWING "SEASON.  Kow it can pio inly bo seen that  there arc only U1.0 ways by which wo  can keep up or add to this humus  content of the soil, namely, by very  heavy manuring, or by using a good  system of crop rotation, in which wo  turn down at least once in every  five year's somo nitrogen crop, such  as clover. This is one of the reasons why alfalfa should never bc  grown extensively in Michigan. It  is not at nil suited to crop rotation,  because of the length ot time it takes  to establish the crop.  Tlio amount of humus added to  our soiLhy a crop of clover or a sod  is even greater than we would . at  first suppose. fitorrs, of Connecticut experiment station, found that a  grass sod three inches high, when  plowed under, returned to tlie soil  8,228 pounds of organic matter  which' contained 00 pounds of nitrogen, 25 pounds of phosphoric acid,  and 5(5 pounds of potash, wliieli at  present prices paid for commercial  fertilizer would be worth' Sl~.'10.  Arrd since a soil's capacity for holding capillary water is increased by  ���������1;*17��������� pounds-, for-ovcry - pound- of-ad���������  ded humus, Ihen tlie capillary water  capacity of this acre would bo increased by 18 tons.  lint the chemical and physical benefits to the soil that are derived from  crop rolnlfon nro not the only  important points to bo considered in  its favor. There is iro better method for eradicating weeds, arrd for  apportioning tho farm labor throughout the growing season than a good  rotation tlrat includes ono lioo crop.  Just as soon as tlio Michigan formers begin to systematize their work  nnrl enrich' their soils with proper ro-  tiiliorrs just so soon will they begin  to grow wheat that will run moro  thnn 17.7 bushels per ,acre, oats 30.5  bushels per acre, and corn 30.0 bushels per acre.  -I*  t  i  ���������*-  b  -*-  THE BOY W'E NEJ5;*>.  Here's to tho boy who's not afraid  And never tries to shirk.  Who, never is by toil dismayed.  To do his sharo of work;  Tho    boy    whoso    heart is bravo to  moot  All lions in his way;  Who's not discouraged  by defeat.  But ti'ies another day.  Tho boy who always means to do  The very best ho can;  Who always keeps tho right in view,  And aims to bo a man.  Such boys ns these will gro** to bo  Tho men whoso liands will girido  Tho future land; nnd we  Shall speak thoir names with pride.  All honor to tho boy who is  A man at heart, I say;  Whoso legend on his shield is this :  'Right always wins tho day.'  STORIES OF THE MOON.  Whon tiro boys and girlo of Germany are asked what thoy see in tho  moon thoy answer :���������  "Why a man, of course. Ho was  serrt there for punishment, and must  stand forever with a bundle of sticks  on his hack, because ho was wicked  enough to gather faggots on - Sun-  duy." ������  But tho Chinese children would bo  quito surprised to hear that story.  Thoy would tell you that a rabbit,  and not a man, lives in thc moon.  They aro quite sure about it, because  once, long ngo, n little boy in China  was sent to bed without his supper  because he hud not used chopsticks  properly, and so spilt rice ovor his  clean blouse.  Thon ns he lay in bed with the  moon shining on hinr, and crying because he was so hungry, a tirry hand  touched him and a kind voico said���������  "Hero, littlo boy, is a bowl of rice,  The rabbit in the moon sent it to  you."  Littlo Ah Loo jumped up and* ran  to' the  window.  "Oh," ho cried, "is there a rabbit  in tho moon ?"  "To ho suro," was tho answer.  "Can't you seo him? He is pounding his'rico irr a bowl."  Then little Ah Lee pressed his faco  against the window and looked very  hard.  "I seo him," ho cried joyfully.  "What u. nice, kind rabbit ho must  bo." .     "  Sinco then overy littlo Chinese boy  han been able to sco ���������tho-rabbit, too.  When the littlo Hottentot, the fun-  rfy littlo brown, boy who lives in fnr-  awny Africa, and who greases his  faco instead of washing it, nnd never  combs his hair, asks his mother  about thc moon this is tho story she  tells him :���������  One day the moon said to the hare  ���������Go to the earth and toll the people  that just as I rise again after dying  uwuy so shall they die and again  como to lifo.  But the stupid bare did not carry  the kind message right:- ITc told tho  peoplo that tho moon boasted that  she rose, again, but that they died  forever.  When thc moon heard this sho was  very angry. She took an axe to  cut off the hare's heud, but the axe-  missed and only cut his lip open.  Ever since thon the hare's children  have, a "hare lip."  Then thc pain of the cut mnde tho  haro so wrld that he flew at tho  moon and almost scratched her eyes  out. The black scars on the moon's  face nre the marks .of the hare's  claws.  Quite a different story is told to  tho children of Iceland.  When Jack and Jill fell down tho  hill, they snj', the moon picked them  up. She wiped away Jill's tears  and patched Jack's' crown.' Then,  taking one under each arm, she flew  up to the sky again. " Thoro they  draw water for her, and sometimes  their buckets tilt over and tho water  spills. Thon the pcoplo| on earth  sov it rains.  %  A   LOVE  TRAGEDY.  Tlrey were sitting alono in tlio  moonlight.  "Angelina." ��������� whispered' Ernest,  "you know I love you. Will you be  mine?"  "Alas, Ernest, I fear it cannot be."  "Ah," gasped Ernest, placing his  hand on his breast, "broken at last."  "What?" screamed the girl, throwing her arms about his neck, and  her breath coming in groat panting  sobs, "I did not mean it, Ernest. Oh,  speak; tell mo what is broken, is it  your heart?"  "No, my 'darling, only my collar  stud, I felt it slip."  Piles  To more to Ton ���������flirt "Dr.  Cbaae'a Ointment la a certain  and absolute cars for caclr  and crn-jr form of itching,  bieedlnffand protruding: pile*,  (he mamifaotnrera bav������ guaranteed it. Sae CM*  taonUli ln *he dour press and ask yournelj.v  iS* whkttW tK-Jlcofi'. ��������� Youcan uselt ami  SroSr money back if not cured. 60c a bos. al  lUdeSer* or fi>itn������BON.BiTES & Co. Toronto,  Dr. Chase's Ointment  Nobody outsido tho journalistic profession has nny idea, how diflleult it  is Ior an editor to ple,ose somo of  his patrons. For instance, referring  to a public man's reputation for  carelessness in tho matter of his toilet  u paper announced:��������� "Jlr. Maguire  will wash himself before ho nssuniei  the office of town councillor." This  made IMaguiro furious, and hc -demanded u retraction, which appeared  thus:��������� "Mr. Maguire requests us  to derry that Ire will wash himself  before he assumes the ollice of town  councillor." Oddly enough, tliis only  enraged Maguire tlie more.     "*  Mr. Pugnose���������"What? You will not  marry me?" Sweet G irl���������"Impossible." "But you seemed to lovo mo  once. Your eyes .brightened at my  approach; and often when I sat silently gazing at you I am sure you  were greatly agitated." "Yes, I  know; but since you Have cut oil  your side-whiskers you don't look; so  mucli like poor, dear,- dead and gotru  Fido."      ' "  For. a full hour.thc garrulous old  lady had bored the visitor with absurd anecdotes aborrt her dog. "Indeed," sho concluded at length. "it  is really incredible how intelligent  dogs aro. Mine understands everything I say to him." "So doer*  mine," said the friend, complacently;,  "in fact, my husband and I havei  learned Kronch so that we ran converse without our clog understanding  us."  A dentist was saved fronr drowning  by a laborer, ami from the depths of  his grateful heart exclaimed:-��������� -"Koblo  bravo, gallant man, how shall 1 reward you? Only conre to my housvv  and I will cheerfully .pull oui every  tooth you have in your- "Kfitd, and  not charge you  ������   seat." *o  //  mmm\ lqsim ieomd  SUFFESS IN"   THE STEW GROUPING  OF  NATIONS.  if  Ynglo - riisnch   Agreement a Menace to Gorman  Tho intricacies of high politics aro  not often interesting to tho general  public, but tho partially veiled rapid  changes nrjw taking place in the family ot nations nro well worth the attention ev ii of casual observers, says  a London despatch. It is not possible  yet to indicate what will bo the respective, attitudes of Uie 'European  Towers when tiro time arrives for a  settlement of the Fur Eastern question ot tho closo of tho present war.  That the situation will bo very different from the one prevailing at the  outset of the conflict is already certain. Tho application of this statement is (ptit/; irrespective of the two  belligerents as factors ir> the general  situation.  Tho chief change is in the position  of Germany. .Indications multiply of  the great discomfiture pf German  statesmen over tlie recent developments in international politics. Tho  phrase 'isolation of Germany" has  become a common one in the Franch  nnd British press during the last few  days. It is recognized throughout  Europe that the Kaiser's expected opportunity to profit largely at no expense out of .the trouble of sister nations has been reduced to a small, if  not non-existent, possibility.  GERMANY'S  DISAPPOINTMENT.  goes considerably further. The Anglo-French agreement and the closer  rapprochement between -France and  Italy, which will be strengthened by  President Loubet's visit to Home, is  regarded as a serious menace to German interests in several directions. It  is feared, and with somo reason, that  as soon ns a favorable opportunity-  arises for friendly intervention lo stop  the war it will be French and English, .nnd perhaps American, good offices that will restore peace.  There remains also the possibility,  which the Germans at tho present momont are inclined to exaggerate, that  Groat Britain and Russia may roach  a friendly understanding on several  points whereon an agreement has  long been regarded as Impossible.  The chance of thi.s development would  grow rnpidly if the war should continue along the lino of Japanese success.  * ' *  There are Signs in Russia of rapidly  ONE  THING DONE  WELL  The True  Secret of a "Remarkable  Success.  Dr.  Williams  Pink  Pills  for  Peoplo do  only one thin  do that ono thing well.  courtesy.      When    he  was lying     in  agony,   between  life  and  death,  just  after a fanatic had  thrown  a bomb  under his carriage,  the  Count could  still remember his manners and apo-  Pnle logize   to  a  foreign  diplomatist    be-  but    they '��������� cause  ho  could  not  accompany   him  That is   the; to  the door after    the visit of    in-  secret- of  their  success.     "They  actu-i quiry.  ally moke new blood; just thnt   and |    He  has  hold     office  in  tho "Gover-  no more.   But good blood is tho best , ment,    but    prefers  the     Opposition  ��������� ���������      -"-  'benches,   knowing   that   from     thorn  lie - can best servo his country.     He  cure���������tiro only euro���������for most diseases. Most diseases ure caused by  bad blood. Anaemia, paleness, pimples, eczema, indigestion, biliousness,  kidney trouble, backaches, sideachos,  neuralgia, nervous troubles, rheumatism  and  tho  speeinl  secret  ailments  is immensely wealthy, being known  ns the liico King of Japan, and he  Iras lavished his wealth on the furtherance of his countryman's education,        lie  has     rather  a  prejudice  of growing giv Is and womon���������these against foreigners���������but visit him  are different diseases but they are all with new ideas on thc subject of ed-  duo to bad blood. Ignorant people, ucalion and he will, figuratively,  sometimes laugh at tho idea that j tako you to his heart  one little medicine can curo all these  different diseases���������but they forgot  that thev were all caused by - ono  little trouble���������bad blood. The foolish peoplo ar" those who tako a different B-.ediuino for every syratomi ������������������������,.*.���������  .wurout thinking of tl.e one cause at had ent.rely forgotten  tho root of them all.      Dr. Williams get tho name without betraying him-  EASY, YET HARD.  Thc  merchant  was  booking an  tier  for  a  customer  whose  namo  He tried  or-  he  to  Pink Pills strike ut the root, bad  blood and nothing else. Tlrey fill  tiro veins with new, strong, rich rod  blood, which races to ever'5' corner  of the body, toning tho nerves and  bracing each organ to throw off  weakness and disease. In a brief  way hero "is some strong proof of  confirming thc above statements :���������  John Craig, Kells, Ont., says :���������  "I was paralyzed arrd had no power  over nry right arm or leg. -I had to be  lifted liko a child. Dr. Williams  Pink Pills have cured me and to  my neighbors tho curo seems  liko a miracle."  Miss Blancha Durand, St. Edmond.  Que., says :���������"Thc doctor told mo I  was in consumption. I had alternate chills nnd fever, nnd severe  cough and was daily growing weaker.  Then I began tho use of Dr. Williams  Pink Tills and my health and  strength  have  fully  returned."  Mrs. John McKcrr, Chickney, N-  XV. T., says :���������"For some years I  wets a great sufferer from the ailments that make the lives of so  many women miserable. I never got  anything to relieve mo until I began  using Dr, Williams Pink Pills and  they have made mo feel like a new  person."  Mrs. Albert Luddington, St Mary's  River, N.S., says :���������"I was a cripple  from rheumatism until I began using  Dr. Williams Pink Pills. Now,the  aches and pains have left me and I  am as well as ever."  Mr. M. Cook. Lamerton, Ni Vf. T.,  says :���������"Dr.  Williams Pink Fills cur-  growing resentment against thoso ro-jcd me of a severe, attack of crysipel-  sponsiblo for plunging the country in-   as."  1o this foolhardy war. The Czar  himself and his intelligent subjects  would glncrly abandon all schemes of  aggrandizement in tho Far East -��������� if  thoy could end the, war  WITHOUT LOSS OF PRESTIGE.  This, of course, is impossible in the  present situation; but the attitude indicates how easy it would be to arrange a settlement, if the point of  opening^negotiations was onco reached, lt will be scon, therefore, that  with Groat Britain, France and the  United States in full accord, the op-1  portunily for Germany to profit by  the outcome of the war is extremely  small.  The lesoon whicli Russia is now  learning at tho hands of Japan tends  to., render a settlement of serious  questions witb Groat Britain in India,  and Persia much more feasible than a  few months ago. Franco will assuredly do her utmost to facilitate such an  adjustment if a willingness is shown  lo come to an understanding. Hence  it is that Emperor William is described as worried and perplexed and  that his plans are being revised. No  one need fear, however, that ho will  fall inlo the dire dilcmria "which his  opponents desire for him. Ho still  remains the greatest human figure in  Europe. The wonderful genius of his  statesmanship-none can question. Nothing but a serious collapse of his  health will prevent liis mooting the'  difficulties of tho situation by a bold  and original " move /.which will once  more change tho aspect- of European  politics. '  Mr. William Holland, Surnio, Ont.,  says :���������"I . suffered -for two years  from kidney trouble. I "tried* many  medicines but got nothing to help  mc until I took Dr. Williams Pink  Pills, and after using them about  a month every bit of lire trouble was  gone."  What Dr. Williams Pink Pills have  dono for those people���������and for thousands of others���������they will do for you,  if you "will givo them a reasonable  trial." Sold by medicino dealers  everywhere, or by mail from tho Dr.  Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont., at 50 cents a box or six*boxes  for S2.50.  self,  and    made a mess of it,  as    is  usual  in such cases.  "Lot mo sec, ho said. "You spell  your name tho easy way, don't  you?"  "Yes,"  replied  the  customer. "I  suppose   it  seems  easy  to   most  people   but it's really Hard."  This did not help the merchant any.  "1 beg your pardon," ho confessed,  "but 1 shall have to ask you how to  spell  it."  "Oh. it's quite easy to spell.".  "But didn't you say a moment ago  that it was hard?"  "Yes; and so it is. But it's easy,  too."  "How 'do you make that out?"  "Because it's Hard���������H-a-r-d."   ������.   ADVICE  TO  MOTHERS.  "Keep your liltlc ones stomach  and bowels right, and they will bc  healthy, happy and grow well." This  is the deliberate opinion of a physician of world wide reputation. Ono  mother , who followed tliis advice���������  Mrs. Albert Boisvert, St. Claude,  Que., proves the truth of it. Sho  says :���������"I have the greatest faith in  Baby's Own Tablets for" young children, ancl 1 always keep them in tho  house. Both my littlo ones wero  troubled with constipation and sour  stomach. I gave them the Tablets  and they are now perfectly well.  Once in a whilo 1 still give them "a  dos'o to prevent the trouble coming  back." - If all sensible mothers follow-this advice there will be fewer  cross, peevish, sickly babies in tho  land.      These Tablets aro guaranteed  STATEMENT Of A  STOCK (BOWER  HIS  LUMBAGO  WAS   CURED BY  DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS.  Suffered for Twenty Years Before  He Found Belief in the Great  Canadian Kidney Remedy.  Rosedeno, Ont., May 9.���������(Special)���������  Robert C. Lampman, the well known  Gainsboro farmer and stock grower,  is completely cured of u long-standing case of Lumbago, und ho has  made a statement for tho benefit of  tho public, in which he gives the entire credit for the cure to Dodd's  Kidney Pills. In his statement Mr.  Lampman says.  "For twenty years I suffered from  Lumbago' with all its' worst symptoms. I had tho most distressing  pains it seemed possible to bear,  coupled with an irritation of tho  spine.  "At times I was entirely prostrated and was for weeks unable to do  anything whatever, and required the  services of my family to assist me  in dressing and moving from a chair  to  the sofa.  "I tried doctors and medicines, but  got no benefit till, on the advice of  a neighbor, I commenced to uso  Dodd's Kidney Pills. After tho first  box I noticed an improvement, and  when I had taken six boxes every  symptom of my trouble had vanished."  Liko Rheumatism, Lumbago is  caused by Uric Acid in tho blood.  Round Kidneys take all tho Uric  Acid out of the blood. Dodd's Kidney Pills mako sound Kidneys.  Bifkins���������"Why do you consider the  breaking of a mirror an omen of bad  luck?" Hifkins���������"Because I broke  ono about a year ago! That's why."  Bifkins���������"And what happened?" Mif-  kins���������"It cost me ten dollars to replace it."  COREANS IN WHITE.  Hats  Are  Black  and  Glossy  Curiously Shaped.,  to  contain     no    opiate   or      harmful j inoninis 'free,  drug.        Sold    by   medicine    dealers'  everywhere,   or  sent  by mail  at-   25  cents a box by writing The Dr. Williams Medicine  Co.,  Brockville,   Ont.  and  -4* _  BREATHING VillJXiE YOU WATT.  ���������Tho-following���������recipe~for perfo'rm-  . ing artificial respiration in the - human subject has boen given by Pro-  , fossor E. A. Schafer : Tho patient is  laid in a prono position, preferably  on the ground, with n thick folded  garment, underneath the chest, and  the arms forward. Tho operator  puts himself athwart tho subject,  facing his head, and kneeling on one  knee, with tho other knee and hip  flexed, and places his hands on each  sido ovcr the lower part of the back  of tho chest. * He then slowly  throws tho weight of his body forward to bear on his own arms, nnd  thus-presses on the thorax of the  subject and forces air orrt of tho  lungs.  ITo thon gradually relaxes the  pressure by bringing his own body  up again"'to a more erect position,  but without moving the hands; as  ho docs-this nir.'is drawn by elastic  reaction of the' chest walls into tho  lungs.. >This process is repeated're-  gualrly not less often than twelve  times or moro often than fifteen  ^imes a minute. By this means it  Is easily possible in nn average man  to effect such an amount of respiration us Will bo enough fo maintain  complete aeration of thc blood. Thc  advantages of this method nre :  Ease of manipulation, simplicity,  impossibility of air passages being  blocked by falling bnck of the' tongue,, nnd facilitating escape of wut-  tr from lhem.  Troof of a woman's temper is tho  arrival of .nil unexpected guest to  dinner.  If'n tlirTrcult to induce a politician  to lend himself to nny scheme; you'vo  got to buy him.     . '  Kind-irearted Old Gent��������� "Your  story is, indeed, a sad, one. And how  did you lose ^*ur husband?" Applicant for Relief���������"Please, sor, ire wor  killed whi**j (.csti'n' a llfo-savin' ap-  paratua."  It is only tlie lower classes of Coreans whoso garments are dirty. The  better class Coreans wear arr attire  tho immaculate cleanliness of which  is probably unexcelled anywhere ' on  eartli. It. is certainly the quaintest  in the Orient, and as its owner invariably swings along with a supercilious swagger, as if ho and ho alone  were the owner of tho street aud all  he surveyed besides, tho incongruity  of his manly gait,- contrasted with  his exceedingly effeminate dre'e, is a  thing which must bo seer, to be thoroughly appreciated.  He is clothed in whito from head to  foot, the whito being sometimes varied by, cream colored silk;'every garment being of spotless cleanliness. He  wears- tho baggiest 'of .baggy breeches,  tightened just' above ,-the p**'''*������r", . and  his" padded white-socks are partially,  enclosed���������in���������-, whltc-aiid -black��������� -cloth1  sandals. Uo wears in summer a silk  or grass cloth coat of gauzy texture,  which is tightened under the armpits  and spreads loosely from there downwards, and being stiffly laundered;  sticks out-'in a ridiculous jminner' all  round his "logs liko the starched frock  of a littlo child.  On his head he wears a hat, not  unlike tiiat formerly worn by Welsh  lisherwomen,. only tho crown is not  so high- The ���������hat is black .and glossy, and a close inspection of that of  a yang-bnn (aristocrat) showed that  it was made of finely woven" silk and  bamboo irr an open mesh that resembled crinoline, while, those worn by  the less prosperous aro made of horsehair. Tho truncated rone does not  fit thc head, but perches,jauntily on  top of it. As its base is a round  brim aboirt four inches wide, and .tho  wholo is kept in place by a black cord,  or band tied under the chin. The  ofRVe of this peculiar capillary attire  is not alone to protect tha head front  tho weather', but to form a receptacle  for an equally curiously shaped skullcap', which in turn contains thc top-  kjiot. This hat is worn on all 'occasions, both on tho street and in  tho house, and its gauzy construction  enables the topknot to be plainly  seen within  its airy wnlls.  LITTLE THOUGHTS.  ��������� A good life Iceeps oil  wrinkles. -  .   A clean glove often hides a    dirty  handl   - ,  -  In  order to bo popular forget  say a good deal.  Worry    is    tho    worst    wolf    that  comes  to  our doors.  If a man  lengthens his nights    he  shortens his days.  A man can feel good without    being especially good.  lt is always easy  to  forgive other  people's enemies.  Beware of Ointments for Catarrh  that Contain Marcury.  ns mercury will surely destroy the sense  of smell and completely tlerango the  whole s-ystem when entering it through  thu mucous surfaces. Such articles  should never bc used except on proscriptions from reputable physicians, as  thu damage they will do Is ton foJ.il  to the good you can possibly derive  from thcm. Hall's Catarrh ��������� Cure, manufactured by V. .J. Cheney & Co., Toledo. O., contains no mercury, and is  taken internally, anting directly upon  the blood and mucous surfaces of **he  system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Curo  bo sure you get the genuine. It is taken , internally and- made in Toledo,  Ohio,    b.v    P.   J.   Cheney    &   Co,   Testi-  Price,   7Ec     per  Pills   for   consti-  More than half the battle in  cleaning greasy dishes is in the  soap you use. If it's Sunlight Soap  it's the best. bb  REJECTED   STAMMERERS.  As stammering is a cruise of rejection for military service, its frequency  is shown by tho statistics of tho examination of recruits in different nations. The number rejected as stam-  jnerers is 7.50 per 1,000 examined in  France, 3.23 in Switzerland, 2.87 in  England, 2.2 in Austria, 0.86 in Italy,  and but 0.19 in Russia.  Many a girl's popularity with the  sterner sex is due to a rumor that  sho has money.  For Over Sixty Years  Mm. Wisblow's Soothinq Srm/p haa boen uaeil bj  millions of motbtrra for their children while teething.  llRnothes the child, foftens tl> euni^. aliaynpmn, cureii  wind cmlc regulator the utomach and bowels, and Is tho  Ih Rt remedy for Ilinrrhcoa. Twenty-five ct*nt* a ljoulit  Sold by druggist* throughout Uie world, lie sure and  sslc for " Mas. Wutblow's SooTuxsa SYitirr."    '12���������01  A political ring has a beginning,  but like any other ring, it has no  end.  Sold   by   Druggists,  bottle.  TalcevIIuU's   Family  patron.-*'"'  EUROEEAN   RAILWAYS;  Tho total length -of railways in tho  world is stated to be about 454,000  miles. Some curious light is thrown  on the relative civilization of the'vari-  to^ous countries by a comparison of their,  mileage in railways. Russia comes  out first numerically with about 34,-  000 miles, but dwindles greatly if  tho enormous extent of hcr territory  is considered. Germany follows with  31,000 miles, and France is third  with 29,000. England has 22,000  miles, which, if the size of the country be allowed for, places hor at tho  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  Talk is cheap; otherwise tho aver-  ago wifo would soon bankrupt iher  husband.  What makes you Despondent?  ���������Has the stomach gone wrong ? Have thu nerv������  centres grown tired and listless ? Are you threat-  encd with nervous prostration ? South American  Nervine is nature's corrector, makes the stomach  right, gives a world of nerve force, keeps the circulation perfect.' A regular constitution buildet  for rundown people. One Udy says: " I ow������  my life toil,"���������84  Only a fool man would deliberately  make an enemy by guessing within  ten years of a woman's real ago.  Thero aren't enough adjectives in  tho English language xto enable a  girl properly to describe her first  beau.  Mlnard's Liniment Believes Neuralgia"  A solicitor, who was remarkable for  tho length and sharpness of-his nose,  onco told a- lady that if sho did not  immediately settle a matter in dispute, ho would liie a bill against her.  "Indeed, sir," ,said tho lady, "thero  is no necessity for you to file your  bill,"for I ,am sure it,is sharp enough  already.". *'.,-..  ATTRACTIVE.  .To  be consistent d man has to bel, -d  of  th    u t        It . d  s     .  ^x^^To^iTcfour thoughts ihr -vr H? V?^  than to borrow other people's        ���������       ������des respectively.     In tho  whole    of  Do not believe all you hear; but  be sure 1 to believe all_you sny.  Life is a one-sided light for thn  man who is his own worst enomy.  Do not emphasise your own virtues by enlarging on the failings of  others.  We must love the cross before the  crown to win the crown after the  cross.   9   DENMARK'S KINGS.  Denmark's-Kings fer 388 years have  all^.been" named. Christian or Ereder-  icK. This 'is not" the result of accident. It is the law of Denmark that  Christian must.-be succeeded -by Frederick, arid Frederick by-;Christian.,To  attain this. and.without'the changing  "of ~r\amesr-"in~case~ of~'doatlr.-or~*other  reason, every Danish Princo, no' mat-  tor what othor nn s ho may receive  always includes Christian and Frederick among them. r  Europe only about 60,000 miles of  line arc subject to State management.  SOAKED  IIT  COITEE  Until Too Stiff   to Bend Over  "When I drank coffee I often  The harder you cough, the worse  the cough gets.  Consumption  Cure ?S^uns   ���������  is guaranteed to cure.   If it  doesn't benefit yot^ the druggist  will give you your money back.;' *'  . EricoBt _ S. C. Weixb & Co",' 802  _25e. 50c. Sl_ LcRoy, N. Y.._Toront6'Ces._  1���������28  An   Offensive Breath, and Disgusting*   Discharges,  Due. to  Catarrh,  Blight Millions  o������ "Lives  Yearly.  Dr.   Agnew's    Catarrhal Powder  "Relieves in' 10 Minutes.  Eminent   nose   and    throat   specialists  in   daily  practico  highly  recommend  Dr.  Agnew's     Uatarrhiil    Powder,', as   suro.  permanent,    painless,   in   all   cases       of  Cold   in  the   Head,   Tonsilitis,   Headache  and     Catarrh.       It  gives   relief   ln   " 10  minutes   and   banishes, the   disease    like  magic. 28  *e Dr. Aznew's Pills.    4a Doses lo Csnts*  had  "Goodness!" exclaimed the nervous  visitor, "what vulgar littlo hoodlums  those boys aro out there in the  streot." "I can't see them," said the  hostess. "I'm rather near-sighted,  you know." "But surely you can  hear how they're shouting and carrying, on."    "Yes, but I cun't tell whe-  .   1      , ,u      ���������       I      M*, "'Cither they're my children or tho neigh-  lousncss much of the time but nbout ��������� *,���������_.. ,, b  2 years ngo I went  to visit a friend  and    got  in    the  habit  of     drinking 1  Tostum. "Pa,  why  do  thoy call  whisky   an  "I  have  never  touched  colTeo  since | eye-opener?"     "If    you    take enough  and the result has boen that I   have  you will see things you only dreamed  been entirely cured  of all my"   stom-  of before."  ach  and  nervous  trouble. '     ���������������������������  JAP OPPOSITION LEADEH.  Kis  "Uy mother was just tho samo  way, wo all drink Postum now and  have never had other coffee in the  houso for two years and we aro all  well.  "A neighbor of mine a great cotTce  drinker, was troubled with pains in  her side for years antl was an invalid.  She was not able to do hcr work  and could not oven mend clothes or  do anything at all where she would  havo to bond forward. If she tried  to do n little herd work sho would  get such pains that she would have  to lie down for thc rest of the day.  "J persuaded her ot last to stop  drinking coffee and try Postum Food  (.ofr'ee and she did so nnd she hns  used Postum ever since; the result  has been that she can now do her  work, can sit for a whole day and  mend and can sew on the machine  and  she  never feels the least bit    of  Count Okuma   Who    Spends  Money   for   Education.  Count Okuma, tho leader of Ihe  Opposition in .iupnrr is described as ' J"^|n "Vn her side in fact she has got  the third most populur--niun in ���������Iu-.WbI1 aird it shows cofTee was thc  pan, nfter Mui'nuis llo nnd Marshal jcuuso of tho whole trouble.  Ynmiigntn, and by fnrl tho most in- "j could also tell you about sover-  tcrcstlng, for whereas thc two lnt-rBi other neighbors who hove been  lor havo become much Westernized; 'cured by quitting coffee" and using  Count . Okuma remains a thoroirgrVi7ostum in its plncec-V���������: - Namo given  typical '.lap.- ; by Postum Co^, l.atlle Creek, Mich.  Uo is the greatest orator in a nn-. "]-j0ok in each package for the fam-  tlorr of orators, and Uro bosl-nmn- OU!J littlo book, "The Road to Well-  nercd   mail   in   tiro  hind  of  exquisite   villo."  I   Know    MINAIID'S    LINIMENT  will curo Diphtheria.  - JOHN D. BOUTIIXIEK.  French "Village.  I   Know     WINARD'S    LINIMENT  will cure Croup.  J.  F.--CUNNINGHAM.  Cape Island.  I   Know   MINAIID'S     LINIMENT  te tho best remedy on earth.  JOSEPH A.  SNOW.  Norway, Me.  "Yes, I sleep, off and on,, until 12  o'clock on Sundays." "But when do  you get your brenkfast?" "Oh, I go  down to breakfast about 9." "Ah!  then".vou go back to bed." "No, to  church."  Heart Disease Relieved In 30  Minutes.���������Dr. Agnew's Cure for the  Heart gives perfect relief ia all cases ol  Organic or, Sympathetic Heart Disease in  30 minutes, and speedily effects a cure. It  is a peerless remedy for Palpitation, Shortness oi Breath, Smothering Spells, Pain in  Left Side, and all symptoms of a Diseased  Heart.   One dose convinces.���������83  AUTOMOBILE  UNDERWRITERS  Tire Winton Touring Car is appreciated by the best informed because  built on correct mechanical principles, of highest grade materials. As  a prospective automobile purchaser  you dare not, in full justice to yourself, take chances on an inferior  car. By presenting a car of such  imperial merit as is the - 1004  Winton, wc become "automobile  underwriters"���������insuring you against  risk or loss. Have.you seen our  new catalog ?  The Winton Motor Carriage Co  Cleveland, O.. V. S. A.  Represented fn the Dominion  of Canada by  TnE AUTOMOBILE & SUPPLY CO  70 Kind St., E., Toronto. Ont.  Sub Arfenclea In Chief  Dominion Cities  *���������<������,  ������t0-���������s  Potatoes, Poultry, Eggs, Butter, Apples  Let us have  your consignment  of   any  of theso articles and we will  get jou   good  prices.  THE   DAWSON   COWUVJISSION   OO,   Limited  Cor. Wost Market anil Colborno Sts, TORONTO.  For Dainty Luncheons ^"eiisnlU^0^^Sn^!r:  There are msnv delicious ways Libby's Peerless Dried Beef, Potted and Denied liam  gSS^S! t\?&n\\lilt Libby's (Nstom fi���������) Food Products  Send for our book, " How to Make Good Things to Eat."  Libby's Atlas of the World sent postpaid for fne2C stamps.  Libby, McNeill & Libby, Chicago, U. S. A.  O-  , ������iash Basins, EtiiSk Pans, &c  Any First-Class Grocer Can Supply You.  INSIST    ON     GETTING     EDDY'S.  3*-Ka**apnaei!T^^  CAN BE HAO IN  I  '.*������!  $10 in one prize for the greatest number of words.  $10 in twa five dollar prizes for the next longest lists.  $10 in litre tvvo dollar prizes for the smaller lists.  We will pay these prizes for the best lists of  English vtTords made out of the three wort's :  It  MASSEY - HARRIS   WHEELS.  n  Letters to be used in answers only as many times as they appear in the  above words.    Competition closes May jolh.    bend in your list to-day.  NOTE.  Th* WasMy-HBirts is fitted  wHIl tha oushton Trams and  Mon-cw ssBitar fcrafca���������  tha tw������ Improvement* that  have mad* htejrcllng M  famously (Mpular.  1   ���������<,*  i\  Write for our new " Silver Ribbon " Booklet.  ADDRESS,   DEPARTMENT  "A"  CANADA CYCLE & MOTOR CO., Limited, Toronto Junction.  WORLD'S FAIH. ST. LOUIS, MO.  From April 25th to Dec. 1st, inclusive, the Wabash Railroad will  soil round trip tickets to tho Groat  World's Fair, St. Louix, at the lowest one-way first-class faro, good for  fifteen days, fare and a third; good  for thirty days, good cither via Wabash direct line or via Chicago, with  stop over privileges. Canadians going to this, the greatest of all lOx-  po3itions, should remember the great  Wabash line Is thc shortest, quickest  and best route. Tho only line that  owns and controls its own rails direct to the World's Fair gates. For  time-tables and descriptive World's  Fair folder, address nny ticket agent,  or J. A. Hichardson, District Tas-  scngcr Agent, North-oast corner King  and Yongo Streets. Toronto.  "Wl'o is that awfully freckled girl  over there in the corner?" "Why,  that's Miss "Bullion, the great heiress." "Aren't hcr freckles becoming?"  What's the Trouble ?���������Is it Sick  Headache ? Is it Biliousn������s ? Is it Sluggish Liver ? Is your skin sallow ? Do you  feel moro dead than alive ? Your system  needs toning���������Your Liver Isn't doing Its  work���������Don't resort to strong drugs���������Dr.  Agnew's Little Pills, 10 cents for 40 doses,  ���������will work wonders for you.���������85  "Judge," wailed thc prisoner,  "can't you give mo a little time to  tliinR this thing over?" "Certainly,"  replied        the      magistrate. "Six  months."  ���������"Sometimes," said Uncle Ebon; "a  man gives hissp'f credit foh bein' resigned to fate when he wns simply  settled down to bein' good an' lazy."  Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant Soap Powder dusted in the  bath, softens tho water and disinfects.  "Age softens nil things, does it  not?" "Yes; there's no fool like an  old fool."  Mlnard's Linimsnt Cores Dandruff.  A man wiio can't talji and will tail?  should bc muzzled.  Mln&rd's Lloimd Cures Burns, etc.  Th'o frankness with' which a 17-year-'  old  girl  refers  to  herself as-an-    old  maids only exceeded hy the frankness  irith  whiclr     she   denies  it  ten  years  I later.  As  admlrabl* V00A ol th*  EPPS'S  Finest quality and flavour.  COCOA  Nutritious and Economical.  48���������21  Billiard Tables  Th* Bast ������t ������������������������ L*w������3t Prlco  Writ* fer Ttrmt  REID   BROS,,   M'f'ff   Co.'j  Til txm*- Ml w.  ���������1   32-81  CARPET    DYEINQ  ^���������^ and Cleaning. Thi* is . specially with the ^***  BRITISH AMERICAN  DYEING CO.  8eod panicalara br-*o'l and wc are sure tooviafy  MSrou Box >CC, Montreal.  ISSUJ5 Mi.   19���������04. l*-r. J  V-x  Reliable Goods  At Good Values   _*   ' Mti^iiMk^k A%^fe*^fc.-^<A *$*&���������.���������$&��������� i$fc A-M_>^^  REID & YOUNG  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  Great Slaughter of Summer  We are Preparing for Stock-Taking, and in Going Through Our Stock Find Odds and Ends That We Have Put On Our Counters  And Are Offering at Less Than Manufacturers' Prices.   This is a Money-Saying Price Sale.  ���������%rS-  Dress Goods  AU Wool Cashmere���������at  25c per yard  1                            1  Prints  In Stripes and Checks���������at  5c per yard  Ladies' Wrappers  Regular Price $2.00  Now $1.00  Muslins and Organdies  40c and   50c   goods���������at  15c ^to Clear  Blouses and Skirts  Another   Big   Cut     in   prices   on  Blouses Shirt Waists and Skirts.  Boys' Furnishings  Regular $2.50.       Now   $1.25   per  Suit.  Boys' Shirt Waists.        Reg. *$i.oo.  Now 75c each.  White Cotton  1       ,.,        36 inches .wide���������at  7 cents per Yard  Ladies' Whitewear  This Season's   Goods���������Must  make.  ,room for Fall Goods.  MUST   BE   CLEARED   OUT   TO  MAKE ROOM FOR FALL GOODS  Colored Shirts  Regular Price $1.25.      Now 50c.  Women's Dongola  Balbriggan  Regular   Price $2.00.     Now $1.25  Millinery  ALL OUR TRIMMED MILLINERY  AT SALE  PRICES.  THE MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS.  v������   PAT. SEPT* 1900.  R. HOWSON & CO.,  FURNITURE DEALERS.  AGENTS   FOR   THE   " OSTERWIOOR"   MATTRE8S  CLEARANCE SALE OF F  E  We have a large number of lines which we'want lo reduce. We will give  you a good discount on arry of them. We are going to make our Showrooms  considerably larger and we will give you all kinds of tempting offers to help  irs reduce our stock in order that we may carry out our alterations. ASK  FOR DISCOUNT.  John E. Wood,  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE STORE  Cabinet Making:  UpholBtorlnrf  Picture Framlnf.  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  REID & YOUNG  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  Film Pack  The  very latest   in   Photo- ���������  gr'aphy.    A Film  Pack Camera - #  has   all   thc    advantages   of   a ���������  plate camera,    none' of its   dis- ���������  advantages   and . is   light   and a  compact.      Any.   plate    camera ���������  can be  adapted  for  use with a ���������  Film Pack.    For sale only at a  CANADA DRUG ������  & BOOK CO. Ltd. ���������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  Married  Henderson-McAleese���������At the Pres-  bvtexnan Manse, Thursday, July 14-th  by Rev. XV. C. Calder, Joseph Henderson. C.P.R. engineer, Field, to  Miss Anoie McAleese, of Revelstoke.  LOCALISMS  "What about Labor Day Celebration?  ���������Xew Potatoes at C. B. Hume &Co's.  G. S. McCarter is in Vancouver attending a sitting of the Supreme  Couit.  - ��������� Fresh,'pure, strong.���������Our insect  powder means sure death to flies. Sold  at the Red Cross Drugstore.  His Worship'Mayor Brown returned  to tlie city this niorning after a weeks'  . _ v������**it-to_Calgary.   ���������WANTED���������Boy to learn cigar-  nraking. Apply to P. G. Brown,  manager Union Cigar Factory.  The Canadian thistle is much in  evidence on vacant lots within the  city limits.  ���������Potted Chicken. Turkey, Ham and  Tongue, just the thing for picnics, to  be had at C. B. Hume & Co's.  Mrs. Judge Scott arid Miss Scott, of  Winnipeg, are the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. J. M. Scott.  ���������Just received a large stock of G'.o-B.  and "Van Camps soups, takes only two  minutes to get them ready for a meal,  at C. B. Hume & Co's.  A. W. Von Rheiti, of Victoria, is in  the city for a few days. Mr. Von Khein  is president of tbe Provincial Licensed  Vinters Association.  ���������Tanglefoot is clean and antiseptic.  Flies don't think so, but we are sure  of it. Try it now. Buy at the Red  Cross Drugstore.  Conductor XV. F. Ogilvie went into  the Fish River camp this morning to  look after the assessment work he is  having done on his properties in that  camp.  ���������"When you Write, Write Right���������  Bews has "everything you could possibly wish for "in the way of writing  materials, Papers. Inks, Erasers, Pens,  Pencils, Pads and so on through the  whole list.  During Mr. Dan Mcintosh's absence  at Vernon on the 12th July, some evil  disposed person or persons malicious-  lv Woke down several of his apple  trees. Mr. Mcintosh went to considerable expense last fall in planting some 260 apple trees, which were  all doing well and of which he was  reasonably pi*oud. A stem example  6hould   be   made   of anyone guilty of  ���������Aromatic Blackberry Compound.  Red Cross label is the best for summer complaint 23c. Buy at the Red  Cross Drugstore.  Arrangements have been made with  the Golden lacrosse club for a game to  take place here on August 3rd.  ���������Don't heat your selves up cooking  meats and fish, when you can get such  a large assortment already cooked iir  tins, at C. B. Hume & Co's.  Mr. Jos. Melrose and Mrs. Melrose  were in the city for a few days this  week, the guests of Mrs. McKitrick.  ���������" Sure Kill" is the name of our  special poison paper for flies���������it is a  good one. The Red Cross kind is the  best*   The Red Cross Drug Store.  Mrs. E. J. Scovil, who. has been  visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.. T.  Dunne, for the past month, returned  to her home at Wibner, by No. 2 this  morning.  ���������Flies, Flies, Flies, they carry germs  of disease. They are annoying. They  aie dirty. Our Fly Paper is fresh and  so sticky that its "good bye fly" if he  hut touches it, double sheet 5c. at  Bews" Drug Store.  The C. P. R. have granted a 40 cent  rate per hundred pounds into Manitoba from Vancouver on fir, spruce  and hemlock lumber. The new rate  therefore does not touch nor effect the  former rate on cedar.  The Amateur Dramatic Club will  put on a play at the Opera House on  Labor Day. The play selected is a  serio-comic drama in two acts entitled.  '���������Dick Turpin and Tom King."' The  introductory to the evening performance will be the laughable farce,  ���������'Slasher and Crasher."  ���������Ladies��������� Notice���������Battenburg and  ���������Point Lace on Sale. Patterns and  Materials kept iir stock for each.  Lessons in Lace and Drawn Thread-  work given at reasonable rates. Mail  orders attended to. Apply to Mrs.  Boak, Cowan Block.  such 11 wilful depredation and it is  hoped the offenders will be brought to  justice.  The Hon. R. F. Green, Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, was  in the city for a day last week, after  a visit of ten days through the lower  -Kootenay country. Mr, Green reports  the country generally in a flourishing  condition.  J. P." Reighley, one of our old time  bachelors gave the Revelstoke Aerie  of Eagles an opportunity to visit him,  tbe happy event being his taking unto  himself a wife, a Mrs. Miller from  Spokane. Jim's four acre lawn was  alive with a happy crowd and after  formal introduction to the bride set  out to enjoy themselves. ��������� Refreshments were served b,v Mrs. Reighley.  Mr. Reighley made a very neat speech,  the guests sang "For he's a jollv good  fellow," and "God Save the King."  after which they bade the happy  couple "Good-night."  A quiet wedding took place at S:30  this morning at the Presbyterian  Manse, Rev.'W. C. Calder officiating,  the principals being Mr. Joseph Henderson, the well known C. P. R.- engineer of Field, B. C. and Miss Annie  McAleese of Revelstoke. Miss Bell  assited the bride through the ceremony, while Mi*. Alex. McLeod performed a similar service for the groom.  The bride was becomingly attired in  cream silk and carried - ahandsome  boquet of roses. .rThe happy couple  left this morning'for Halcyon where  they will spend their .honeymoon and  will afterwards make their home at  Field. The Herald join's with the  many frinds of the young couple in  wishing them a successful and happy  married life. *.-"  ���������r f "v>  STRAWBERRIES  $2.25 Crate of 24  Boxes  FRESH BUTTER  Nice First Class Fresh  Butter in One Pound Prints  Only 22^c. per lb  SEND YOUR ORDERS  ���������TO���������  S. M. M C G ll I RE  Salmon Arm,   B. C.  NOTICE.  Notice ls liereby given tlrnt thirty davs after  date T. intend to apply to tire Chief Commissioner of Lands arrd Works for n special licence  to eut and carry away timber from tbe following described lauds, situated iu Nurth Kast  Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked ' Frank Corson's south west corner," planted on the north  bank of Simpson river, thenee north 100 chains,  thence east -IU chains, tlrence soutii 300 chains,,  therrce west 40 drains to place of commencement.  ' Dated this flth day of July, 1904.  FRANK COHSON*,  * ,       1'er I.. Jt) McKrie, Agent.  ,fti i*l*i i*fri 1*1*1 fti .*i*. **t*. jt. jt. jt. jt. jtt jt. ftt ftt fti fti ftt fti fti ftt f*l*i ftt ftt -ftt i  X* *J-**X' \L* *i' *4** iii li* %**,' 'i" *X* *J������* *X* Ktr "A* 'Jr 'X   X   4*   4*   + '+* *���������* *���������*���������������" ���������+��������� ,  f Macdonald & Monteith <  NOTICE. ���������  Notice is hereby giverr that thirty days after  dale I intend to apply to thc chief Commissioner of Lands arrd IVorks for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated iu North East  Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "Josoph  Boyce's soutii east corner," planted on trio  north bank of Simpson river, thence rrorth 100  chains, thence west JO chains, tlrerrce sorrtrr 1(50  chaius, thence ea-st -10 chains to place of commencement.  Dated this 5th day of July, 1904.  JOSEPH BOYCE.  ICI  magiamaaai        VlaaamA-amA  iiuci 9���������if an icu  A  MATTER  OF TASTE  The people who appreciate  OUR SODA WATER most are  particular people���������those that  can detect the slightest deviation from goodness and  purity.  It is these finiky people who  are best pleased with Our Soda  ���������its flavor, its richness, its  perfection,  ft is eniirely "a matter of  taste" with thc people who say  that our  Soda   i.s   the   best  Tenders for the construction of a  store building for the undersigned  will be received up to noon on  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 1904  Plans and specifications can be seen  at W. M. I������awrence's store.  Tenders to bc addressed to  Lawrence Hardware Co.,  Rkvklstoke, B. C,  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby giverr that thirty days after  dale . rutend to apply \o the Cirrot Oommrs-  sroner of Lauds, and \i orks for a special licence  to cut and carry away umber rrom thotolluu-  rug described lands, situated iu' North East  Kootenay:  Commencing at apost marked "Eddie Mul-  heran's.soutn wes-t comer," planted on the)  north bauk of Simpson river, thence north 1GU  chains, tbence east -lu chaius, thence south 100  cbains, thence west 40 cnalns to place oi commencement. . * : ,  Dated tbis ith day of July, 1004.  EDDIE -MUL'HErfAN",  Per Joseph Boyce, Agent  Isn't tfierc  Here that  NOTICE,  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 Intend to apply to the Chrer.Cornmrs-  sioncrot Lands ana Works foraspecial licence  to cut and carry anay trmber rrom tue rollow*  ing described land?, situated in North East  Kootenay:  ^Commencing at a post marked "L.-D.Mc-  rtuc's south east corner,"_piant������d on the north"  bauk of Simpson river, thenee north IM  chains, thence west 4 , chains, therrce sorrth too  chains, tlrence e&st-u;chains to place of commencement.  Dated ibis Sth day of July, 1901.  L. D. McP.AE.  You through  The Hot  i  .  Men's Summer  Uuderwear  In Balbriggan, Natural Wool,  Silk   Balbriggan,    also    Bcra.  Cotton Lace Shirts (no sleeves)  light as a feather,'very'cool���������  From 50c   up.  Hot Weather  Shirts  Men's Nobby Nelige Shires,  Soft-Fronts, with or without  collar attached. .Don't swel-  -.ter under a Hot Starched  Shirt when you can buy one -  that will add CO per cent, to  your/-comfort���������from 75c-to  SI.OO.  Light Hats  and Caps  In Straw,  Linen   and Felt���������'  Latest Shapes, Newest Styles.  All Our 2-Piece  Summer Suits  Must   be   Cleared    Out���������Not  many left,  and we mast sell *  every one 'of them.     Come  in  and get fitted.    We'll   make  the price right. -  NOTICK. >  Notice is hereby given that thirty days afler  date I Intend to apply to thu .,'hlef commissionerof LamU arj'i.W'ork*. fora special licence  to cul arrd carry away timber (rom thc following describe"! laud������, situated in North East  Koolenay :  * Commencing at a post marked "Angus McLean's soutii west corner," planted on the  north bauk of Simpson river, theuce north ldO  chains, thence east to chains, therrce soutii 1MJ  chain**, thence We-tt 40 chains to place of commencement.  D-.ted this 0th dayof July. 1901.  ' anous Mclean,  Per Josej, h Jiojce, Agent  ������ General Merchants, - street  tyty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytyty ty ty tyty ty ty ty tyty ty ty ty ty ty ty  *t*a**bo������  Corporation of the City of  Revelstoke.  in  town.  WH Bews  Phm. B.  DRUGGIST AND STATIONER  Cool Store   -   Next Hume Blk.  COURT   OF   REVISION.  Notice is hereby siren that thc llrstslttfng  of thc Annual Court of Revision of the Municipality of tire City of Kevelstoke will be held  at tho Council Chambbor, City Hall, Hovelstoke, Jl. C, on Tuesday, August Kith,1901, at  7:30 p.nr for the purpose of hearing complaints  against the assessment as made by the Assessor, and for revising and correcting the assessment roll.  H. FLOYD,  City Clerk.  Revelstoke, B.C., July llth 100-1.  -FREE SAMPLE TO AGENTS.  Practical ready call device for telephones. Saves brain work and hours  of time. Sells itsolf. One Hale sells  dozcnN. Seeing is believing. Send  stamp.���������Thm TKLEPHotfn Appliance  Co., OneMadison Ave., Dept F. A.JD.  I New York City. .ttiZO lm  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thfrty duri aftwc  dale I Intend to apply to the Chief Comrnls-  d Wo       "  sioner of Landsand  to cut and carry away timber from thc folio w-  JandSj    "    Works for a special licence  ~ timber from the foi low-  si turned  In  North  East  Ing described  Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "ft. Brrrcc'a  north west corner." planted on the east bank  of Vermillion river, thence east MI chains,  thence lorrrh 10 chains, thence west ISO cnalns,  thence norlh 10 chains to place of com mencement.  I ated this nth day of July, 1904.  ff. BKIJCE,  Por Joseph Boyce, Agent.  NOTICE. *   |  Notice I.s hereby given that Ih'rrtv davs after  date J Intend to apply to the ''hief Commls-  Hlorrcr of Lands and \\ orks for n, .rpecial licence  to cut and earry awny limber Crum lhe follnu- I  Ing described larrds, sltualud in North Enst  Kootenay:  Commencing at a po*-t marked "William  t'rrrwlorcl'ssouth westcorner," planted on tho  oast bank of Vermillion river, thonce east 100  chains, tlrence north IU chaius, thence west 1C0  chains, tlrence south 10 chains to place of  comnienceinent.  Dated this (ith da) of July, 1904.  WILLIAM CRAWFORD.  Per I,. D. .McRae, Agent.  NOTICK.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days afler  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special licence-  to crrt and carry nway timber from the following described lauds, situated rn North Kast  Kootenay:,  Commencing at a postmarked "Mrs. K. Mc-  Horley'H south west corner," planted on the  east bank of Vermillion river, therrce cast ICO  clrairrs, Lhenco norlh -IU chains, thence westlOO  chains, thence south -10 chnins to plaeeof  commencement.  Dated this fith day of July, 1004.  MUS.  K. McbORLKV,  Per Joseph lloyee, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notico in herohy given tlrat thirty days aftor  dale f intend to apply to the Chief Commissionerof Landsand Works foraspecial licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following described larrds, sltuatod ln North Gust  Kootenay:  Commencing at-'a post marked "M. McSor-  lcy's north west rorrtor," planted on Ihe cam.  bank of Vermillion river, therrce cast Kill  clrairrs. tlrence south 40 chains, thonce west 100  chains, tlicucc north 40 chains to place of  commencement.  Dated tlilB 6th day of July, 1904.  M. McSOKLEY.  Per Joseph Boyce, Agent.  RE-OPENED  FLY TIME  Have vou purchased a supply of FLY  DE87-ROYER. Our Insect Powder is  pure, fri'sli arrd slrorrg.  ITS A KILLER  i ���������sURE KILL fly poison paper, Ked  r Cross JJr.-md, is tlie best poison pad you  j <r������tn buv.  J-Mia      m      mm.      __    ���������  j   U      Tanglefoot is loo well   known   to need  Jyl       ������k      j   ,     Mi     Y    J any mention.      Our stock in-all these lines  HU. Samson's -Building, Second Street. "-,        OQME rQ v& FOr  REUEF  all   insects.    The   Red   Cross is a  Frosh  Vegetables,   Pot    Plants  Flowers of All Kinds  end  I'rnit for Sale.   Orders taken for locally ijj'own *  Tomato and other plants for setting out.  from  killer.  RED CROSJ-T DRUGSTORE  C. A. ADAMS, Manager.  P. S.���������-Get an inspect  powder  gun fo1*  .distributing powder through a room.  NOTIOE.  In the matter of Edward Ernest William Ward  deceased, and ln tho matter of tho Official  Administrators' Act,  Notico is hereby given that by order of His  Honor J. A. Forin, local judge, dated the Oth  dayof July. 1904,~Ueorge H. McCarter. Official  Administrator for that part nf Kootenay county comprised within the Kevelstoke Electoral  District, has been granted letters of administration with the will annexed, to administer  all and singular tbe estate of Edward Ernest  William Ward, deceased.  And further take notice tbat all claims upon  the said estate must be serrt in to the said  Administrator, at his office, Imperial Bank  Block. Revelstoke, B. C, within 30 days from  the date hereof, alter which time all proceeds  will he distributed among the parties lawfully  thereunto entitled.  "'   GEORGE S. MeCARTEtt,  Official Administrator.  Dated thc 13th day of July, 1904.  NOTIOE  Respecting Coal 'and Petroleum Lands in  touTir*������A8T Kootenay.*  - NOTICE is hereby given that licences to prospect for coal and petroleum upon and'under  lands situated within Block 4,598. South-Hast  -Kootenav, will bc issued forthwith to all persons who have made proper application, in'  pursuance of tho provisions of the "Coal Mines  Act" and amendments. -   ' -  Tiie fee for each licence will be* {100, .and all  applicants who bave not deposited accepted  bank < lrequcs to cover that amount are hereby  lequircd to do so without further notice.  Licences will bo issued in the following  form, viz.:��������� .     ���������,  ��������� Minino   Licence ' issued  under  tub. Coal  Mines Act and Amendments.  "In consideration of one hundred dollars  now paid under the said Acts, and subject to  thc provisions thereof, I; W. S. Gore, - Deputy  Commisssioner, acting for the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works," licence  to enter, prospect, search and work for  coal and petroleum (but no other metal or  mineral) upon, in and under all that piece or  parcel of mineral land situate in and forming  part of Block 4,593, East Kootenay District, ana.  described ns follows':��������� ' _  and not exceeding in the whole six hundred  and forty statute acres, .  "Owing to the nnmber of applicants for licences to prospect for coal and petroleum, and  the peeuliar circumstances surrounding tho  application for nnd issuance of these licences,  and tire well-known fact that the issuance has  been unavoidably suspended; for so many  months, the Government of British Columbia  finds it impossible to determine the equitable  rights of the numerouH applicants. Therefore  for the purpose of enabling all-pcrsonB to go  before the proper tribunal for the determination of their respective rights and-priorities,  this license is issued and accepted subject to  such prior rights of other persons as may  exist by law. and the dato of thia licence is not  to be taken or held as in any sense determining sueh priority, and further it shall not be  taken or held to waive enquiry -by the Courts  into the proper performance oi all conditions  precedent as between, adverse claimants; and  further, on tho understanding that tbe Government shall not be held responsible for, or  iu connection witb, any conflict which may  arise with other claimants of thc same ground  aud thar urrder no circumstances will licence  lees be rofunded. *  ������������������And tbe holder hereby waives any claim or  demand against the Government, and expressly agrees uot to take any steps or proceedings,  or present any petition to enforce any alleged  claim.or demand against the Government of  tbo Province of'British-Columbia arising out���������  of tho issuarrco of this licence or of an] other  matter or thing appertaining.! hereto."  "The land being under reserve frompre-  empion aHd sale this licence docs nol include  any right other than the right lo prospect for  coal and petroleum,     -       -, '*  "The duration of this licence is for ono year  from the , 190   .  "Deputy Commissioner oi Lands A Works.  "Lands and Works Department,  "Victoria, B.C., _       ,190   ."  R. F. GREblN,  Chief Commissioner of Lands ic Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C. 6th June, 1904.  30Je  GOOD  RANCHE  For Sale  The ranche is situated oil the  main line, of the C.P.R., west  one mile from Craigellachie  station.  On the property is one good  building 26x18, besides shed and  root houses. Between 20 to 25  acres cleared and 25 acres par-w  tially cleared, 20 fruit trees and  abundance of good water.  Apply for terms and particulars ���������  to HERALD   OFFICE.  ^  ��������� < &  i  ���������I  i  &4  1


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