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 A-I-TjD  RAILWAY   M;EN'S. JOURNAyf19'  904      ������)  ;J  Vol    XV: NO.  97  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  SEPTEMBER 16, 1904  ���������L^ORIA, .*������=  $2 00"^tr>~Y������*r'in Advance  jrxi'H'i.TfiasmjTTTTv'fcrt'. im  DEPARTWiEWT   STORE  "TTT1V-.T*S-i  ^^lri<^.������r>J������jPi������������ar^w>ici������^.i..T!.CTCT>TtiCT  IEW~-  JUST OPEN'S D in Our Mjllinery Rooms a shipment of LtJioo' ami Children's ' Ready-to-Wear Hats,  New hlnas, Fjlts, Cum el Hair, etc. This is a lot of  popul;ir-p.-i���������.l II its that should interest you for early  Fall Wear. - '  i*a-*m.,u* mi .t^jrrrnemT  >ee the Bargains  *te  in  We will try and convince you again this week that  wc want to make A COMPLETE CLEARANCE OF  ALL "SUiM.M ER GOODS.      Come and let us show you  the Bargains.  ,, ..���������!-. m.,..r.,.iu ������������u..w������jjjo^������^r������iiT7g:������jwtyj-.m.'lil-:ivlllH^mi<������MUiaBP  <i-  ;  Boy's Neat  We .have a"  few   Boys'    Wash  Suits we wouiti- like to draw your  attention to. ���������   We quote prices and  you can compare one wilh the other  ,��������� Our Regular Prices  were   2.25  v  aiuti.Sj Now 1.50 ancl  1.20  Ai Your  Own Price  ew.Line'.@f  Wc   have a  New   Line  of-  W. & B.  Erect Form   Cor  sets. These are the most  largely advertised Corsets in  America and they still continue to uphold their reputation. We will be pleased  to show these.  Unique Shapes  Our Grocery  Department ������������������"  Is unrivalled in-the  ;. City for a complete  and up-to-date line  of table delicacies.  I We are fully prepared "to supply all  your .wants in this  department.  (. B. IMf 1 (0,  Department Store.  McGULLOUCH  CREEK PLACER  Arrangements Now Being Made  for Extensive Work Next  Year.���������Pres. W. M. Brown  Interviewed.  A couple of weeks ago a largo consignment of provisions wero sent lip  by the s.s. Revelstoke for The Mc-  Ctillough Creek Hydraulic Mining Co.  sufficient to keep the camp in operation until June 1st next year. This  fill the work of preparing the ground  for 11 successful season's operations  next year will bc completed and will  allow of the company being able to  ttike full advantage of the water to  successfully operate the two large  monitors now installed on the ground.  Win. Brown, president of the company, who recently ^returned from a  visit to Duluth to meet thc shareholders there, makes the following  interesting statement to a Herald  reporter:  " My trip cast was a great treat to  mc. It is just 44 years since 1 was  east. I was three days in Duluth and  did not have time to look around  much while there. I met most of the  stockholders in our company. They  areas tine .a class of men as I~-have  ever met. They nil met me at Mr.  Morrow's office to hear my explanation of the proper.y. * ..They felt  very much'discouraged at the result  of the clean-up "for the two season's  work. I gave them a plain statement  of facts about the amount of ground  worked and that the1 yield taken out  which was far better than the men  expected that worked in the mine,  iind as for myself it far exceeded my  expectations after seeing the amount  of ground washed. 1 think we have  a'piactical man in charge of the mine.  He intends lo have- everything in  "proper wyrki'ig order for next s-pring's  washing.' There are now sum:ient  material, supplies, etc., on the ground  to last till June 1st, so that they can  commence washing as soon as Spring  opens up and work- it day and night  .with two giants as long as the water  lasts. " Our intention is to reduce the  stair, just keep enough men^ to. cle.in-  iij) the season'swash, leaving the mine  iu .fbaj-^iigiiin jfor anoilier' season.  Wilh present prospects ofthe'.ground'  wurked so'"far, Ivani*''-convinced''the  result of next year's clean-up will  moie than. meet all expectations of  shareholders interested in the Company."  It is first timc.in 18-years in which I  have been interested in McCullough  Creek'that the property is assuming  a shape-to prove and test the ground,  and I am as confident to-day as I have  been all theso years that the property  is exceedingly rich in gold, and I  (irmly boliv.ve that next year's operations will demonstrate that my faith  in McCullough Creek was not misplaced. Of the original owners of the  property I "am the only one left.  When my old friend John Sanderson  sold out last year it left mc entirely  alone as one of the flrst owners of the  ground. Mr. Sanderson sold out at a  lair profit and can now live tbe balance of his life in comparative ease  and comfort.  A Terrible Picture  General Kuroki's Headquarters in  the Field, near Liaoyang, Sept. 12.���������  Tho b'.ittle of Liitoyang was n magnificent victory, of which the Japa  ncse have great reason so Iio proud,  although tliey .were unable to realize  their hopes of another Sedan, lt is  beyond question that at Liaoyang  General Kuropatkin expected to turn  thu lido of war against thu Japanese,  lt would appear that the fighting of  the last few weeks was not expected  to be dceisive.vbut merely preliminary  lo harassing' the Japanese and gain  time for the crucial battle. Foreign  military observers believe that Kuropatkin planned to defeat the Japanese  BY THE S. S.  REVELSTOKE   j  Up the Famous Columbia River  ���������Magnificent Scenery ��������� An  Ideal Trip for the Holiday  Seeker  It  is  simply grand I   A  panorama  of romantic and picturesque scenery!  ,-,-.,      ,   , ,     -     ,       Through canyons, hedged by towering  u^il^mK ������* K-nite, to a wide sweep  ������ *i iTi iTi ***** *^* *~^** **���������**^* **^*������ "*^*������ '*^**������ **fo i*i*i t*l*t t't'i r*t*i t*t*i i*fri i*^** '*^m **fr' ���������**^*^ '*^* ,*^** *^* ���������**^**  " IT \L* "tf*9 **L* 'X  '4,1 lXl 'J*    4*    ���������**���������    *r   vt"   ���������*���������    4*    ������r    +    4*    +    4*    4������    *t    *t*   "r    ***    m\*  'X*  if  i'f  powerful column to the soutli for the  relief of Port Arthur, and are of- the  opinion that he could have accomplished . this had his officers and  soldiers equalled (lie Japanese. Not  until the night of September S, after  two days' battle, did the Russians  take thu field;. ."With an almost uu-  fordablu river at its hack and a strong  force of Japanese opposed to him in  the rear and on the flank, General  Kuropatkin was about to withdraw  his army without losing a single gnu.  Tlio area north of the Taitse river,  which was fought over by the contending armies presented a terrible  picture of the result of war. The  lields are strewn with hundreds of  lines of trenches, and, marking the  stages of the retreat, camp fires aro  yet burning. 'Searching parties are  still bringing in Japanese bodies.  Graves ot Russian soldieis can be seen  at every turn, some dug by comrades  and others by Japanese.  BOURNE  Sunday Observance  INSPECTING  THE RIVER  Hon F W Aylmer, Government  Engineer Inspects Death Rapids���������Important Work to be  Done by the Government  Hon. F. W. Aylmer, of Golden,  Dominion Government engineer for  the district went up to Death Rapids  on Tuesday by the s.s. Revelstoke-  The object of Mr. Aylmer's visit was  to look over the river for the purpose  of ascertaining what improvements  were necessary to facilitate navigation. Mr. Aylmer found that Deatli  Rapids was not as bad as reports had  led him to believe. In a couple of  weeks Mr. Aylmer, accompanied by  Capt. Forslund will go around the  bend from Beaver and inspect the Columbia river from the mouth of Canoe  river to Death. Rapids and determine  what work is necessary to make the  river navigable; between these two  points. On Mr. Aylmer's report being  received the Dominion Government  will at once arrange for the carrying  out of the improvements recommended.   ..' '"'['j '.   ' "  Mv. Aylmer was accompauied on his  trip to Death Rapids by G. S. McCarter, manager of the Revelstoke  Navigation Company, Capt. Forslund,  J. M. Kellie, Engineer Colbeck and A.  Johnson.  Brick For Sale;  The undersigned have just burned a  kiln of 500,000 brick, of first-class  quality. For price and information  apply to C. B. Hume &, Co.  ���������Band  Promenade   Concert,    Opera  House, Sept. lOtli.   Admission, 23c. -  Was   the" subject  of an   able find  eloquent address delivered by Rev: J.  G. Shearer, B. A., in Tapping's Opera  House to a large and united congregation from the Methodist and Presbyterian churches last Sunday evening  Rev.   Calder  in .the   chair.    Service  commenced   with,  a     hymn,-  given  ont'by Rev.  Calder... Capt. Baynton  of   the   Salvation ..Army,   was   thon  asked to lead in prayer,  and Rev.  C.  H.   M.  Sutherland,     pastor    of   the  Methodist church- made a few brief  remarks'suitable *"to   the    occasion,  followed by Rev. J. G. Shearer, B. A.,  of Toronto, "."Secretary of  the . Lord's  Day Alliance, who was introduced  by  the chairman.    His   address, opened  by  congratulating the ' congregation  on such ti large attendance.     He tlien  referred to-his .journey 'to   the* Old  Country wliero he! visited most.of the  large,-cities 'itj'^.the   interests   of.,the.  -Lord's"'D,iyAilia'ncp, statin'g 'that the  day set apart*!)/. Almighty. God ,was  not adhered to in the way hc. thought  it should be in that part of lhe globe.  Oii.his return  to Canada he   saw a  marked improvement find said we,  as  Canadians, had every' reason  to feel  proud of such a good commencement  in  accepting tho Sabbath   as  a clay  of rest, ��������� a day for improvement and  worship.     The Alliance,  he said,  of  whicli he was a devout member, were  working hard to maintain  that   end,  and sincerely hoped that their effoi'i.s  might prove fruitful   in establishing  a day lo   be  set   aside   for  religious  worship.   He   pointed   out  how our  neighbors on the other side of the line  claimed Sunday, a holiday, a day for  sport and recreation, and' ignored the  command   which   had   been    taught  them.     He   closed   his   remarks    by  thanking   the   congregation  for   tlie  hearing   they   had   given   him.     An  anthem   was   then rendered   by   the  choir  and   the   offering    taken     up.  Envelopes were distributed  to those  in   the   congregation   who   were    in  sympathy   with   helping    financially  the   movement,    after     which     the  benediction was pronounced by Rev.  Calder.  of river with here and there beautiful  islets dotted witli trees whose foliage  at tliis season of the year is changing  from summer to autumn tints. Then  on to - the ' riffles of bounding and  foaming waters, under the (laming  glare of tho big glaciers in the distance  as old.. Sol throws liis rays upon the  snow-capped majestic peaks that line  the banks of the famous Columbia  river. Such is the picture that greets  the eye of the fortunate traveller by  ho staunch little steamer Revelstokui  as she makes her regular trips from  Revelstoke to Downie creek, 40 iniles  noi'tlv which at the present time is the  head of navigation. With such a  grand opportunity for a pleasant day's  outing the Herald is surprised tliat  greater advantage is not taken of it.  There is no trip put of Revelstoke that  can offer, the same attractions to the  holiday seeker as the trip north on the  Columbia river. . Tho s.s." Revelstoke  is an ideal .river steamer, and was  built three years ago at a cost of  825,000, and is well fitted out^for a  limited number of passengers.     v  The boat is manned by a most capable crew under command of Captain  Forslund, who, it is well known, hns  no superior as a navigator on the  interior waters of Camilla and his  crew from chief engineer Colbeck and  purser F. Swanson to the deck hands  do all in their power to add to thc  comfort audconvenience of passengers.  The whole trip is one of extreme pleasure to those who are fortunate enough  to take advantage of it. The s.s. Revelstoke is owned and operated by local  men and is'_ a'credit to the city from  which it takes i't^ name and the Revelstoke Navigation Company. ...The  trip upsthe river'takes from 0 to 7  _h.'6ur.s wlij'ch'iiicludes airst'djppages for'  .the transfer of freight," etc.' the return  trip being made in'two hours and a  half.  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  ������ MACKENZIE AVENUE. T  J*. ^     Af^,^AAA "*$  ty ty y$f ty tyty ty "J.* "$"'"$' tytytyiiflty ty ty.tyty ty ty ty tytytyty  A DARING  Lacrosse.  The_Vancouver_ Province-has-the  following in reference to the Viin-  couver-Rcvelstoko match here on  Labor Day:  According to the stories toldfby the  members of thc Vancouver lacrosse  team, the city of Revelstoke has a  whole lot of good sportsmen within its  boundaries and the strongest lacrosse  vilub in British Columbia outside of  Vancouver or Westtninstar.'  The Vancouver club sent u team up  to play Revelstoke on Labor Day, and  though the twelve had a good hard  time winning, and played its hardest,  there was notabltof trouble anywhere,  The Revelstoke men played the game  light through and then the citizens  took matters in hand and showed the  boys all kinds of attentions. A dance  was held in the evening aud Jakie  Hawman was the belle of the ball.  The Vancouver'club wishes particularly to thank Mr. D.G. Mackenzie of  the Dominion Express Company's staff  at Revelstoke and captain of the up-  country team and Mr. Thos. Kilpatrick  of the C.P.R. Company for their kind  nesses during the stay.  Pigs Found. .  Came to the Hotel Revelstoke yards  last, week five young pigs. The owner  is requested to call and remove them  and pay expenses.  ���������AUCTION SALE���������H. Manning,  auctioner, is advertising an auction  sale of house hold furniture, on Monday, Sept. 10th, _ " '  ���������   .  HOLD-UP  C. P. R. Train Robbed by three  Men near Mission City���������A  Reward of $6,6oo Offered for  Capture of Robbers.  A robbery unique in the history of  Canada and one of the most daring on  record in the Dominion was perpetrated near Mission at 0:30 p.m. on Saturday when thc transcontinental express  No. 1 was held up by three men armed  with guns und dynamite. The train  was boarded by the bandits at a water  tank near Mission, and the engine,  with the express and mall cars cutoff  by the robbers and run by them tq.a  point- on the Fraser river about i  miles west, where they hail- a boat  waiting to ferry them over the Fraser.  From the south hank of the river they  lieiuled soutli with about !$7.000,in gold  "dust tuul cash, besides "the legisfercd  mail, the amount of which is not  known..,  Latest information concerning the  chase after the robbers comes from  Chief of Provincial Police Colin Camp-  hell, who slates that he hits picked up  the trail of the bandits at Linden,  Wash, The Vancouver police have  been reinforced by Constables Spain  and Wilkie of New Westminster, and  by live Pinkerton detectives from tlie  Seattle"ollice of that organisation.  If is believed that the roblicrs have  been surrounded just across the American side of the line, and news of  their capture may bc expectid at any  time. ...      -  As an incentive to the capture of  the desperadoes, the C.P.R. and the  Dominion Express Company announced that they would jointly olfer  a reward of $0,000 for information  leading to the capture and conviction  of the robbers and a proportionate  amount for the capture of individual  members of the gang. Word wit*  received from Victoria to the "effect  that the Provincial government would  give an additional reward of $500 for  each robber captured. There is thus  a reward of $0,500 for the person  giving information leading to the  arrest and conviction of ;the desperadoes, while it is expected that this  stun will bo increased by the Dominion Government in view of the fact  that the mails were robbed.  The three desperados, are known to  be brothers and to havo left Vancouver, where they had been staying, the  day of the. hold-up. '   '  A fourth man, an accomplice, is  believed to be carrying provisions and  information to the robbers. The  police believe that the oldest man, the  leader, is the man wanted for train  robberies in the States, and Chief  Campbell has a photqgraph of . him  that corresponds exacts��������������������������� with ��������� the  description furnished-by train men.  High School Opening  Revelstoke High School opened this  morning with 22 pupils in .attendance.  Mr. C. F. Lindmark, chairman  of the  board of trustees,  occupied the chair  and there were present in addition  to  Mr. C. B. Sissons, B. A., the principal!  Revs. Procunier,  Calder and Sutherland and Mr.  H.  Floyd, secretary .of  the   school   board.      Mr.    Lindmark  opened the proceedings with a few remarks relative to the   importance   of  the occssion and stating that  nothing  of consequence had ever been started  in Revelstoke but what was a success  and he felt sure the same would be the  case with tlie High School.     Rev. Mr.  Piocunier was then called on to open  the school   with   the   Lord's   Prayer,  after which   the   chairman   forinerlv  inlroducrd    Principal   Sissons.      Mr.  Sissons in a few timely remarks dwelt  on the objects and work of tlie school,  pointing'Oiil the {act that -they -were  not striving simply for knowledge, but  to build up in the pupils   strong,   persevering and abiding characters.  Revs. Procunier, Calder and Suther-  landjthen addres-ed the school, incidentally congratulating the citv on  tho realisation of it's "hopes in* the  establishment of a High School and  fishing the.Rjincipa) "and pup'ils c%-erv  .success in - their work. During his  re'iiiai'lisVMr. Calder heartily congratulated tlie city on having such an able  board of school trustees and especially  on having such an energetic secretarv,  as.it was chiefly through his untiring  efforts that the establishment of :i  high school in Revelstoke had become  a reality.  The opening ceremonies were  brought to a close by a short address  from Mr. Floyd, . secretary of the  School Board.  Mr. C. B. Sissons, B. A., principal of  the school, comes from Biirrie". Ont.  For two years previous to his coming  heic, he taught in Llio Collegiate 'af  Chatham, Cnt. Ho conies highlv  recommended and will no doubt fill  the important position to which he  has been called with credit lo hiu.self  aud lo the satisfaction of all concerned.  " Heart -*nd Sword "  ��������� The scenic production of the romantic play, "Heart and Swoid," in whicli  Mr. Harold Nelson is to  be seen here  on Tuesday, Sept.  27th,   is the   most  elaborate   with   which   his manager.  Mr. C. P. Walker,  has   yet  equipped  him. - Three very beautiful,   yob  distinctly different scenes, are the Tapestry Chamber at the Court of Steinhaus-  en, the grey old towers of  Hemhault,  and the garden of the Berry Bush Inn,  where takes place a most exciting duel.  The modern lighting   equipment   carried by the company and operated by  ah   expert  electrician,   enhances  the  beauty of the stage settings.    It is this  completeness of detail which helps  tb  distinguish the   productions "directed  by Manager Walker from those ordinarily seen here. , "*"  Postponed L O L Meeting  Tho regular meeting of L. O. L.. No.  105S, to he held on Friday evening of  this week has been postponed until a  later date, when all members will be  notified.  Local Engineers Organize  A local division of the Brotherhood  of Locomotive Engineers to be known  as No. 0o7, Aih Kenedy "division, was  organized on Fi iday evening fast witli  'thtj'followinjf'offlcers : Allan- McNab,  chief engineer; J. Allan, -first' engineer: H. Creelman. first -assistant  engineer; Matt - Crawforcl,- second  engineer: IL McSorley,- second assistant engineer: A. Brundrett, third  assistant engineer: T. Sweeney, guide;  C. C. Brown, chaplain.  Train Robbers At Work  A dastardly attempt-to wreck the  incoming trans-continental express-  No. 1 was made "Monday hight near  Port Hammond. A freight from  Vancouver upset the plans' of the  wreckers. It came ahead of tho  Imperial Limited and passed over the  obstruction without being derailed.  The track is now patrolled and  guarded and there is great excitement  over the incident. The affair was  undoubtedly connected with train  robbery, the thieves evidently, expecting some rich haul on the C.P.R.  ���������Boots and Shoes���������Just opened another shipment bf the American Harlow Shoe, the only shoe for men.  ���������Reid & Young.  THE LEADING STORE  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   FASHIONABLE  MERCHANDISE  LOVELY   SUMMER   DRESS   GOODS  AT BARGAIN PRICES  The most attract ive display of Ladies' Dress Goods,  Wash Muslins, Blouses, Skirts, Tailor-Made Costumes,  Etc., all New Designs and pretty patterns,  LADIES' UNDERWEAR  CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR  W'e have   a   large  assortment   in   these lines   in   Silk-  and Cotton goods.    Very Cool and comfortable.  IN GENT'S FURNISHINGS  WE ARE SECOND TO NONE  ' And   carry   all   the   up-to-date   styles   in Suits,  Pants,  A��������� Shirts   Ties,   Collars,    Underwear,   Boots   and   Shoes,  ! Hats and Caps.  FOR FIT, COMFORT AND  STYLISH DRESSES  We are' in thc Lead.      This Department  is  under  the  management of MISS WILSON.    Here the Ladies can  .    have   their dresses made up. in the Latest Fashions on  shortest notice at reasonable prices.  W. J. GEORGE,  Mackenzie  Avenue.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  I I   YOUNG t  4  T FOLKS  H444H+++-f-t'-f+++'f'H'-H'-k  THE I'OLAlt 11EAK SONG.  Once I was a polar bear, living far  awny  lu Die frozen northlnnd, where thc  nights  are day.  And the days are night time, six  months  in  the year;  Where against the wintry sky northern  lights  appear.  In  my shaggy  overcoat,   warm     and  soft  and  white,  There     1    watched     my   linby   hears  tl'r;^''.:*U  the frozen  night:  hivuglit  them food  of fish anil  flesh,  til!  a  sorry day,  When  a  hunter     shut  uie dead     and  carried cc awny.  back,  and touches him with his   cl-  Wt3.ll   T A PS Flfi-rl1?   ATM   Hill!  bow, by which die is supposed to in-    " "��������� "���������   "Jill U X'lull J.   HUH   Via  still new life into the poor dead turtle. The latter immediately starts  out again, and finishes in tho best  style ho can. As there aro always  several dead turtles, ho is never  lonely in his effort to succeed. The  winner is, of course, tho ono who returns to tho starting placo lirst.  PERSONAL NOTES.  Some  Now I nm n jiarlo." vug. soft and  warm  and   white,  And to roll within my fur children  take delight;  Often, though, 1 wonder where iu my  frosty hoit:e  All my littlo baby bonis arc compelled  to roam.  A WIS!" OLD HORSE.  The horse belonged to tho lato J.  Lane, of Frcseonibe, Gloucestershire,  England, and the anecdote was told  by  the   Hev.   Thomas  Jackson.  Mr. Lane, on going home one dny,  turned the liorse into a field to  graze.  A few days before this thc horse  had been .shod, but had been  "pinched,"-.ns the blacksmiths call  it, in t'hc .shoeing of ono foot; that  is, the shoe was too tight, so as to  hurt his foot.  The next morning after Mr. Lane  turned the hor.se into the field to  giare, he missed him. "Whnt can  have l;o~on':e of old Sol?" nsked ho.  The name of the horse was Solomon.  lis was so named because he was  wise.  When Mr. Lane asked where old  So! was, Tim. the stable boy, suid,  "J think some thief -aiust have got  him. for I cannot find Sol in the  Held  or  in   the cow-yard."  "What,     makes vou     think that     a  thief has  cot hiin?''  asked-Mr.  Lane.  "Well,   sir."   said   Tim,"   the     gate  of  the  field  '".as   been   lifted   off     its  'hinges, and left on  the ground."  "That is no proof that a thief  look the horse," said Mr. Lane. "I  iliink that old Sol must have dono  that, himself.-- I will tell you how we  can find out. We will look at the  gate, ami if ther-; i.s a mark of Sol's  teeth on it we .shall know that he  hns  let  himself  out."  So they' went to the gate, and  there on the top rail was the .'mark  cf a horse's teeth.  "Now, ��������� why"' should Sol want to  get out of this nice field,, so full of  grass and clover'?" thought Mr.  Lane.  "Perhaps,"   said   Tim,  smith  can   tell   us  about  "1   will   drive   over   to  smith's    shop     and     sec,  Lane.  So Mr." Lane ' drove over to the  blacksmith's shop, which was a mile  and a half off, and said to Mr. Clay,  the blacksmith: "Have you seen anything  of  old  Sol'?*'  "Wliy. to be sure," said Mr. Clay,  "Old Sol came here to-day, and told  me I hnd made a bad job of it in  putting the shoe on hi.s right lore-  foot.*'  "What do you mean, Mr. Clay'?"  asked Mr. Lane. "A horse cannot  talk."  "O. true, he did not say it in  words; . but he said it by act as  plainly as I enn say it. He came to  thc forge where I stood, anil thou  held up hi.s foot, and looked at me,  as if ho would like to say, if ho  could! 'Mr. Clay, you are getting  careless in your old age. Look at  thnt shoe. See how it pinches my  foot.       Is  that ihe  way  to  shoo     a   _  decent  old horse like me?    Now. are j I'"*cm,   "Little Drops  of Water,"���������    as  vou  not ashamed  of yourself?     Ease   !t   is    commonly    known,  or "Little  "the   black-  him."  tho     black-  "  siiid     Mr.  Interesting     Gossip  About  Prominent  People.  Princess   Henry  of  llnttenlierg    has  considerable  skill   in   tho  almost  obsolete  art   of   illuminating.       Among  Queen     Victoria's   favorite     volumes  were  a  copy  of Thomas a  Kcmpis's  I "Imitation"  and a  superb  autograph  julbuni, both of which wero illuminut-  ;ed  by her  daughter.  Mr. I'hilip Cruuiptoit Smyly, the  'eminent Irish surgeon, whose funeral  has just taken place in Dublin, was  the victim once, os it hns been said,  of a' wicked practical joke. Summoned to attend a distinguished gentleman who had been thrown from his  horse in College Green, lie responded,  of course. Tho distinguished gentleman was tlie statue of William of  Orange, wliich had been blown off  the pedestal with a charge of gunpowder.  The Ilev. A. Uf. Cooper, vicar of  Filey, near Scarborough', England,  by his feats of pedostrianism has  earned the titlo of "Tho Walking  Parson." In 1S87 ho walked to  Home, 74.1 miles; and three succeeding years ho walked respectively  across Ireland, from Hamburg to  Paris, nnd frm Filey to Budn-Pesth.  Hi.s other long walks have been  across Belgium, through Spain, to  the North of Scotland, to -A'enice,  and (o Monte  Carlo.  The young King of Spain is regarded with affection by tho peoplo  of Madrid. Indeed, he may almost  be culled their pot. Tho fact that  ho is a good sportsman and a fine  rider appeals to the Spaniard. Hi.s  hundred horses are one of the sights  of Madrid. There is a horse for every  conceivable function. The King visits  the stables every dny when he is in  tlio city. Over ouch box i.s painted  tho name of its occupant., chosen by  himsolf. One of the latest is a  charger that went through the South  African War, which was presented to  Alfonso XIII.  by Lord  Roberts.  Mile. Varvara Zakhariii, aged  nineteen, a popular Russian music-  hall artiste, is selling kisses at  $2.50 each. At the conclusion of  hor performance tho other day sho  sprang a sensation upon her audience  by displaying a notice tluvt she.  would kiss anyone who would give  her ten roubles for the war fund.  The audience,- .-soys some news from  Moscow. imiv.cdiately sprang up,  flourishing bank-notes, and invaded  the stage. So great was the confusion that the pietty nclrocss had to  take refuge in her dressing-room.  When the tumult had subsided ehe  emerged and, amid intense enthusiasm, "sold" over '130 kisses lo her  admirers.  The Baroness Biirdott-Coutls, Who  has just celebrated her ninetieth  birthday, enjoys tho distinction of  being the only woman who by-merit  alono has been raised to the peerage,  and has tho honor of being the only  lady alive on whom hns been conferred the freedoms of London and  Edinburgh. Amongst tho many,  birthday gifts whicli the Baroness received on her birthday was one possessing peculiar interest. It consisted ot n beautiful bouquet of pink  roses, and was presented by Baroness Clifton of Leighton Bromswold,  who   is  only  four  years  of  age  SACRIFICE POR THEIR EMPEROR IS A DUTY.  The  Head   of  the   Nation  is   Held  in   Great  Religious  Veneration.  Warships have boon usod by thc  Japanese most prudently and solicitously, says the New York Post. They  could not bc replaced, for the materials for new ones would have to be  imported. Not once have the Russians induced Togo to put theni iu  clangor from their big guns. But  human lifo has been hazarded with  un abandon seldom known in the  world; and not by command, but  from volition, individual initiative,  and u half-patriotic, half-religious  ardor. This very effective strango  element in their strength is to be  explained by the fact that tho Japanese retain to a great degree old  mental attitudes, which cannot be  changed us cpiickly as thc cut of a  warrior's dress. Although thoy  have adopted Western anay and  navy systems, they have kept tlieir  own ancient notion of military duty.  This makes tlieir lighting organizations dilferent from all others, and  you havo to understand what that  ancient notion is before you can calculate the present or future of this  young powor.  Englishmen fight for "God and thc  King"; Americans for home, country  and ling; Frenchmen for "La Pat-  rie." In tho West thero is our patriotism, high devotion to tho State.  WHAT JAP FIGHTS FOR.  In Japan tlie soldier or sailor  fights for the land itself; it is sacred  to him as the abode of his gods, the  spirits of his worshipped forefathers.  He lights for tho Emperor, who "is  more than tho ardhconstable of a  Rcchtsstaat"; besides being temporal  monarch, he lias been made by ancestor-worship, with its accompanying  deep deference for parents, tho fa-  t'her of fathers; and, in addition, _ he  receives greater reverence that tho  Pope from his people, because he,  the. Mikado, is looked upon as himself the son, tho representative and  viceroy of Ilea von. Devout households hnvo altars where his portrait  is venerated because of what he  means in Buddhism and Shintoism  and knightly codes and tradition;  Not long ngo missionatics tried to  abolish in the schools the solemn  obeisances lo the picture, not being  ablo to perceive that these were acts  of.homage paid through, not to, tho  t'mperor.. Busdido, 'o>' the code of  the old knights of Japan, taught  that, .since tho individual was born  into the Slate, and became part and  parcel of it, lie ..must, if need bo, dio  for it, or for "the incumbent of its  legitimate authority." Life wa.s a  means where by to servo the master;  and this wns: enjoined upon tho vassal toward his feudal lord, as well ns  upon the lord toward the Emnnror  ���������whoso kingly responsibility was to  no one here  below.  ���������DISDAIN  OF  LIFE.  New  Japan- clings  to  most of  this  whero nearly 150 out of 200 men  choso death rather than surrender,  indicates tho point of view better  even than thc indomitable jeopardizing of lifo to seal up Port Arthur's  channel. Twenty thousand mon had  volunteered for that task; chances of  escape 'wore not many, still there  were a few.  When 150 men with only rifles will  not givo in to an armored cruiser  carrying forty-four great guns and  quick firers and two torpedo tubes���������  why, war has a now factor to reckon  wi th!  Here, then is a people whoso creeds  arc calculated to make soldiers and  to make them capable of unheard-of-  oudueit.ies, and in religious fervor  and hope of higher reincarnation. Indeed, they will rather court death.  If you consider the Swiss Guards, or  Balaclava,   or  Thermopylae,   or    any  man to His senses, and in 1895, the  French Chamber voted in favor of a  friendly agreement with Switzerland  by a majority of live hundred and  thirteen as a result of the fearful  damage done _bAL., the smaller Stato.  RUSSIA WAS NAUGHTY  in the matter of tariffs in 1S93. In  addition to raising hor tariffs against  the world generally, sho inflicted particular injury on her neighbor, Germany, by making her pay tho higher  tarilf, whereas Germany's rivals paid  the lower. Germany, of course, replied by shutting out Russian produce, and tho two Powers fought a  furious tnrilf war. But Russia, had  a corner for Germany, out of which  that Power could  not got.  "Your ship.-, sha'n't como to Russia," was the awful decree. "They  shall pay a rouble (79 cents) a ton  for every    visit thoy  make,   whereas  Iff THE CZAR'S EMPIRE  THE    MOST     ILLITERATE  TIOM" IN EUROPE.  NA-  of the great historic heroisms or tho other nations, who arc good, only  West, vou will find, as measured by,have to pay about 4 cents. There's  the spirit of the militant Japanese, something for you to tliink ovor."  that something is hero which was ) And Germany was floored. For  wanting there. I think the finer mid ."'or northern towns livo almost on-  greater bravery was there, but that } Brcly ' by their Baltic trade with  has nothing io do with the .point. : Russia, anil thoy wero threatened  Tho point is that now for the first w"h "''" .'}*' lh,s P'������>'������������"ent (,er-  timo there are Asiatic soldiers and ,M������"f' besides could not hurt Rus-  bluejackots who can not only throw ������������i ^l'^ "1?:.^" ^''ceitnn  themselves energetically and cheerful- ^j.,���������1* hlUc tlafIe "jth Ocimtm  ly  upon  European  bayonets  or gubs      ..^  nro    , rud d  -as Mahommetluns did at Omdiu- '���������,���������,!,.,������������������s ������ Sllid j^a JoIm 'BuU  man, strangely apathetic in feeling,;^ Fl.ance. Oesninny. Belgium, and  and nerves, glorying m sudden death  HollamI    in 1900   whcn  tho ������,innders  ���������but havo also tho best training and  tho best equipment that Europe and  America can give. They can afford  to be a little deficient in strategy.  FOR  MJGRTT   NATIONS  POWERS PUNISHED BY MEANS  OTHER THAN WAR.  When    Venezuela     Was  Humbled���������  How .Switzerland Punished  France.  "Go into a corner, you naughty,  naughty nation!" So spoke the six  Great Powers of Europe one dny last  summer to the erring Kingdom of  Servia, when at ono fell swoop a.  group of assassins made away with  the Obrc-novileh' dynasty.  "We sha'n't speak to you for a  !ong time," tliey said, and a day  or two after the massacre, several  ambassadors and their households  wore .leaving''Belgrade Station for an  indefinite "leave of absence," from  which some of them have not yet returned.  "You bad, bad man," said the  same Powers, on August 31st, .1896'  to Abdul Hamid, Sultan of Turkey.  "Yott have massacred thousands of  Armenians. We would like to go  to war with you about it, if we were  not so afraid of each olher. Never  mind. Wo sha'nt light up on your  birthday.    There!''  And on that anniversary, not a  single European Embassy showed a  glimmer of light. Their blinds, were  "drawn down, and the European quarter of the city was gloomy ns thc  grave. This little punishment, it  ���������was said, was felt far more severely  !hy lho erring Sultan than  a    dozen  for the foundations were in Buddhism j collective notes  of prole*..  I    Nobody goes to war with     lurkoy,  for  the  very simple reason  that directly one Power shows itself   hostile  -,, . ,   ���������     _. ito   the   Sultan..     some   other     Power  the  sovereign  a.s  almost  synonymous | jul] aml   proclaiins   hersc]f   hi.s  with devotion to Heaven itself. 1 he . fl.ielu|'., j5llt wheu countries find  Emperor was and is to his subjects thc^lselve.s at loggerheahs with tho  a sacred personage. Seldom can you . Port0 lWl>v have a fairly simple me-  gcf. a Japanese to talk about him; jthod-of inflicting punishment which  1"estior.s about him arc irreverent, j hurts. Thoy merely seize the custom  The  When he appears, the common peoplo !reVenue at'Smyrna', which is like de-  whi'ch   taught   "disdain   of   life      and',  friendliness     with     death,"     and  Shintoism,   which   taught   loyalty    to  nbout our Transvaal war were being  circulated all  over Europe.  "But you shall bo punished," he  continued. "I sha'n't call on you  this year."  This threat is far more terrible  than it sounds. Scores of continental towns, not only watering places,  but inland centres, such as Brussels,  the Hague and many German cities,  look to British and American tourists for their summer revenue, and  the falling off of visitors brought  RUIN TO MANY HOTELS,  houses,   and  shop-keepers.    American  visitors,   by-the-way,     avoided       tho  Continent to a great extent, as thoy,  too,  were subjected to  insults.  The late Queen herself administered the snub ' direct to l-'i-uncc by  changing her winter resort from tho  French to tho Kulian side of the  Riviera.  Lns't. year it should bo remembered,  the King did ' not as usual go to  I-Iomburg, but to Maricnbad, in Austria. As tlie King has moro or loss  sat the fashion for Hamburg, His  Majesty's change of plan gave a  tremendous impetus to the Austrian  rival.  A word from Royalty, too, or  some personage of high rank, hns  been known more than once to crush  a whole industry, and through that,  to  punish  a nation.  A nolo to the elTect that a reigning Sovereign no longer smoked  Havana cigars, would undoubtedly  punish the Island of Cuba in the  most appalling fashion, as Society  invariably lakes its load from the  monarch in such dictates of taste.  During a critical period between  Germany nnd France, Bismarck inflicted almost as groat a blow on  his enemy at the dinner-table as ho  could on "a battle-field. He let it be  known that he no longer drank French  wines. Without doubt, this hit had  a groat deal to do with the development of the Rhine wino industry,  and thereby was injurious to tho  whole French nation.���������Pearson's  Weekly.  bouquet bore the  inscription,   "From  do not crowd and crush one another jprjVjng  a   schoolboy  of  his    pooket-  t.he youngest Hardness to the oldest  Baress  in England."  In Galesburg, Illinois, there lives  an elderly lady whose rhythmic  words nearly every English-speaking  I>ersoii      has   recited. She  is  Miss  Julia A. Carney, the author of the  famous poem, "Little Drops of Water," and she is nearly eighty-two  years old. While Mies Carney has  devoted most of her life to writing���������  publishing a greater rxirt of her  widely read poems anoymously���������lier  popularity   rests  upon   the  one  short  that shoo at once.    Take it  oil, and  put it on in a better way.' "  "Can it be that old Sol said all  tbat by his look?" said Mr, Lane,  laughing.  "^-Aii~thsrahd^more^^said^^MFr  Clay. "He stood still as a post  while I took ofl the shoe. And then  1 put it on so it might not hurt  him. And, when f had done it, ho  pave n merry neigh, as if to say,  'Thank you, "Sir. Clay,' and off he  And   now  if  you   will   go  bacji  Things," which the author says-- is  ils rear title. The poem was written while Miss Carney was attending  a class in phonography held in the  old Trcmont Temple, Boston, fifty-  ���������nino=yenrs���������ngo-j=-=^ She-wroteH-t-^in^  tea minutes merely as nn exercise in  metro whicli a professor desired the  students   to   practise.  The famous Russian soldier. General Kuropatkin, has a great deal of  military experience behind him.  Tho general  is said,  among his other  BROUGHT TOHER SENSES.  to look upon liim.    They avert their'. ,noney.     ftn(i  ju  a very  short     time  eyes.    His name is scarcely ever men- JTurkcv is '  tion'pd: and the title for him is Son  of Heaven, Heavenly Emperor; or  the Supreme Master; rarely is he "You sha'n't have your pocket-  called Mikado���������for that is merely (money" is a very favorite way of  "August. Cite." His family is said 'dealing with the world's naughty  by Professor' Chamberlain to be the .children. Venezuela, the incorrini-  oldest in the-world, having reigned | ble babe of the west, has suffered  from the dawn of history in this '. this 'punishment so often that she  archipelago nnd from time immemor- jdoefn't seem to mind it. The only  ial before. Lovaltv to him is loyal- ��������� difficulty ir, that every Power who  tv to everything that is revered. In'has a debt against Venexucla, hits  Admiral Togo's report of the attack jupon the idea of seizing her duties,  on Port. Arthur which occasioned thejaml a scuffle ensues. Then--'Uncle,  destruction' of the Fotropavlov'sk.:Sum steps in,' and stops .��������� the punish-  you mov see that old attitudes per- :"ient, with a sort of hint that he  sist in 'he most modernized of .Ta- js.vmpathls.5S with "Venezuela. :  pon-s leaders.     He  savs:  "Tho     fact!    "Hoys  will  be boys,     ho says;     be-  that   during     this   prolonged   engaged  i sides, if there's any pocket-money to  MONEY THROWN AWAY.  "So that city doctor helped yo  right smart, did he, Silas?" asked  Mrs. Giles, on iher husband's return  from a week's visit to a specialist in  a  neighboring  town.  ."Well, I guess he did! I'm feeling  fine as a fiddle now, an' ho says I  won't likely have any return of it  if I just keep to what he tells mc."  "What did he say was the matter  with ye?" inquired the wife,  eagerly.  "I forgit now . what he called it.  but���������"  "Silas;" she cried, "yo don't, really mean tor say now ye paid out all  that money an' didn't git no good  of it,  after all!;'  THE  ONLY  WAY.  Mrs. Subbubs���������"We must give a  dinner party, dear; that's all there  is about it."  mcntJthe.__r^bjnodl^  you  hayen_.t  ran       unai   now   il   you   win   go   oacji i nCcomplishnients.      to be    a   crack jhc  Inter  responds:   "Success'was   at-  she j  to   the  field   you   will   find   him  thero   marksman.        When   he was   Minister ! ���������.jl,i.table to  the virtue of vour   Ma  eating   his   breakfast. ...������������������.  So  Mr.    Lane  arl,We   some   success   without   losing i^^f^  jor.% it was her'kind Uncle Ham who j  first  got his claims satisfied.  Naughty,  big      France    got up  one !  dny  in   lHl>f>.   and   said   to   the .whole j  world :   "Personally,    I   don't   care  a '  anybody!"     and   accordingly i  ed     n     Tariff Law excluding  nenrlv all  nation."  from  her  markets, j  a single mnn. is due to the illustrious virtue of his Majesty. There remains innrti in our success which cannot  be  attributed  to  HUMAN"   AGENCY."  To  the     Emperor's congratulations -fig  for  ner party.  Mrs. Subbubs���������"Yes. I have. It  will give mo a chance to borrow back  those dishes I lent to Mrs. Nexdorc,  when sho gave her dinner party before  Easter."  VALUE Ol'' AN ANCESTOR.  ,       . 'of  War,   during  a   tour  of   inspection   jostv,   not   to   our  humble   insl rumen- ; She  denounced   her   treaties  of    com-  laughed,   nnd      bnile-]10   \jsji,_,i   Sehustopol,   nnd     strolled ! mliiw" iivrn-  with  ivven   notions,  and.   alto-  "Why are you  losing sleep and ox-  ,,      ,,, , iii ��������� --���������     ���������   ������������������ -     ---��������� - iin..*.  ��������� .-.--....  .-���������      :<;rting  vour     energies   to   win     fnino  Mr    Clay  good   morning    an d      bnckj���������.;tIl     lhe     commandant     along    the!     Viscount    Ito     sont   word  l n Togo . fret her,   was a  distinctly   bad,   if  big, L���������d   fortune?"   asked   tho  man      who  one  to-  hy  he  a  a n-  is called  "Turtle."  Aay number may play, and no  player is "It," for all are "It"  gexher. The game commences  r-ach choosing the kind of turtle  intends to be. One perhaps is  land tortoise, another n snapper,  other a mud turtle, and so on. 'ihen  they all sit in a row, resting their  ch'iis on thoir knees, and each bidding his left anklu with nis l-'ij.'ht  hand, and his right ankle with his  left hand. Thi.s is a vcry difficult  j.osition to keep. At a given sfgr.nl  tho turtles start for a goal a snort  djitf.nci! away.  li i;- tho object of fno game for the  turtles to waddle to the goal nnd  back to the starting point without,  re.'noving their hands from Iheir feet.  Many let go before the proper moment, the others shout "dend turtle"  and keep on. leaving their unfortunate companion in the" background.  The rules of the pajee demand that  he wait there until the .first successful   racer   readies   bim  or   but ' way  competitor,  nnd   when   a  similar  tar  get  was  put  up  ten  paces farther  off  ho repealed  thc performance with  the  rifle.  PrinrosH Charles of Denmark is an  expert, typist, while Princess Christian is also a fpiick manipulator of  the "keys." Her machine is fitted  with   German   characters   as   well, as  English, and r.ho types most of his own worshipped ancestors.  Prince Christian's German correspondence for him. Another Royal  typist is the Princens of Wales, who  i.s extremely quick, and types a. number of her own letters in quite a professional   style.  by'the TlVkado: " ' j    TUB   SBVWiST  rU-VlSIUfKNT. ���������  I'hey utilize Western inventions, j In a moment of triumph Switzerland  and they recognize t'he value of apt Isaid to her powerful neighbor :  tactics, but thoy sustain a .sense of i "Sha'n't use your railways, or your  military duty which is of thc East, j ports, or your ships. Shall send  When a soldier enlists for war ho en- ;my goods to America through Bel-  lists in a holy cause, the cause ofj glum, Holland, and I'.rit.ain. Sha'n't  tho heaven-descended   and  the land  of  TRUE   ENOUGH.  "Did I understand you to say that  you hadn't any company in the kitchen wliile I was out, Kate?"  "Ves'm, I soid that, an' it's true."  "But I smell tobacco smoke all  through   the house."  "Ycs'm, the policeman was in for  half nn hour, but we were in the  dra>wiii������-r0ain>   muni."  Die  moment ho departs for tho front he  1 item lly presents his life. Betrothals  aro broken: all earthly allnirs are  disposed of. Farewells arc final. The  man goes forth not simply lo fight,  but. to die. "He who fights and runs  away may live to fight another  dny" does nol. impress tho Japanese  with its economy. Thoy realize that  they must not too for peril warships  whicli cannot be replaced; traditional  teachings, howevor, urged them to  Buffer and to dare the extreme with  their own ratAer insensitive persons.  STRONG COMBINATION.  Such an accident as that aboard  the    torpedoed      transport . Kinsnu,  use your horrid Marseilles ������t all,  but Genoa, Antwerp, and Hamburg.  There.'."  Antl the. transference of Swiss, commerce to non-French ports meant a  loss to France of eleven million  francs (.?a,200,000)'in freights and  commission.  "Neither shall "I read your horrid  books," added the vengeful Swiss,  "but, shall read German ones instead. You know what that means,  eh?"  Fin tue winced. It was n misty  thrust, for Switzerland stands midway between tho rival Powers, and n  Switzerland with German sympnthies  would be an awful, thing for France.  Fly such' means as this, little.Switzerland brought    the   proud   French-?.  A Country Where the Extremes of  Luxury    and Poverty-  Meet.  Through the wildest and most uncivilized parts of the Russian Empire run tho costliest and most up-  to-date railway trains in tho world.  They leave Moscow for the shores ol"  the Pacific Ocean, tho longest  through journey in tho world, which  occupies sixteen days. These trains  rival in luxury anything else on  earth, and each ono carries n doctor  and na interpreter who speaks seven  or eight  dilferent  languages.  Moreover, many of these trains do  luxe carry baths, not only for the  convenience of the passengers, but  for the use of the railway employes.  Hence, when tho stntion-masler at  Somethingoliski discovers that he  needs a bath, a. somewhat rnro occurrence, he waits till tho express  train  comes  in.  This habit of carrying doctors on  trains is a godsend to the tho rural  Russ. Tliere is no country in tlio  world .which has a smaller proportionate number of medicos���������only one  to every 12,i300 of its inhabitants.  I-t- is, therefore, usual for the peasantry "lo "hold up" a train and invoke tho aid- of the travelling doctor, as tho nearest resident qualified  man may be three or four days'  journey  distant.  ILLITERATE RUSSIA.  With tho exception of one or two  of thc Balkan States, Russia is th'o  most illiterate country in Europe,  over 60 per cent, of the inhabitants  being unable to rend or writo. Yet  St. Petersburg has the largest university in tlio world, one building of  which has a frontage of nearly a  quarter of a mile, and with the solitary exception of tho (liitish Museum, possesses'the lhosl complete library  in existence.  There is no danger of a Morgan  shipping combine interfering with  Russia's mercantile fleet. Nobody  who is not a "Russian subject "can  hold any shares in a Russian vessel  or vessels, except by inheritance, and  then such shares may only, bo hold  for a period of two years, when they  must bo disposed of to a subject of  the Czar.  Hundreds of thousands of Russian  nensants deliberately eat poison with  their broad. This poison is a parasitic fungus known as ergot, found  in tho rye, which i.s the staple foodstuff of the country. The peasantry  know its danger, but aro in such a  poverty-stricken condition thatl tliey  arc compelled to mako thc diseased  rye into bread, and take their chance  of evil results following, as nn alternative to starvation. In the Province of Tomsk alone, as recently as  at Christmas-time, one in'every ton  of tho inhabitants was suffering from  the effects of ergot poisoning.  Among this class of Russians . a  bride's character is judged by the  dinner she cooks on her wedding  day. When she arrives at her husband's house sho has to prepare a  meal with her own hands as a tost  of   household     capabilities. If she  succeeds in gratifying her guests, it  is taken ns a proof, not only of tlio  young woman's own excellence, but  also as a recommendation of her  wholo family, by whom she was instructed in the culinary art. Speaking of marriages, too, a larger percentage of males marry under tho  ago of twenty-one in Russia than in  any other European  country.  In the Trans-Caucasus education is  mainly carried on in silkworm-  schools, tho chief object of which is  to teach thc proper method of roaring those useful littlo creatures. Ono  of tlie great, exports of Siberia is  th'o liquorice root, beloved of every  school  boy.  TRADE PROSPECTS.  Russia is not greedy in the way of  trade. Sho invites imports, as well  as sending out exports,' Hor ollicials  say there arc groat openings in the  matter of oysters, blacking, and  dentists' instruments, among .other  things; whilo 'at' Warsaw tho inhabitants have taken a sudden liking to  spoons. One British firm alone sent  into that' town recently a consignment consisting of 018,400 of those  useful  articles.  Russia Siberia has motor cars, a  tinned-salmon factory, and an open-  air-consumptive-cure cslablishnicntr  as evidences of its up-to-dateness.  These arc severely handicapped, however, by the fact that all the Siberian roads, where any exist, are  simply ot logs placed side by side.  ACCORDING TO DIRECTIONS.  "Now, children," snid tho teacher,  ns sho distributed the flower seeds  nmong tlio little ones, "I want you  to plant thoso in pots, and when  they begin to grow don't fail to tell  inc. I will give a prize to the one  who reports first."  At five o'clock ono niorning a few  weeks later the family with whom  the teacher boarded was aroused by  a loud ringing nt the door-boll. Tho  man  of tho house went  to the door.  "Who's tliere?"  he nsked.  "Tommy Tucker."  "What  do you want?"  "I want to see Miss Adnir."  "What's the matter?    W'hat do you  want of her?"''  ��������� ;"T. want to toll her something."  "Won't it keep till daylight? Cun't  1 toll  her myself?"  "No. It's something she wanted  to know just as soon ns it happened,  and  nobody else can't do it."  Tommy, was admitted and shown  inlo the parlor. Miss Adair was  awakened,., and informed that n boy  wanted to see her on business that  allowed  of no delay.      -,,.������������������  She dressed herself hurriedly and  came down.  'Why, Tommy!" she .said. ".What-  brings you here so early? What has  happened?"  "Teacher, mine's growed."  SOME   HOIBST THIEYES  CONSCIENCE   MAKES COWARDS'  OP  CRIMINALS.  Instances     Where    Thieves     Have',  Returned Stolen Money With  Interest.  Provided they were left a legacy of,  940,000 in return, not many people  would be averse to being robbed of  if pocket-book worth only a dollar  or two. Such u largo sum was actually bequeathed recently Iiy a thief  lo his victim, a Mrs. I'eter Jordan,  of Brockton, Massachusetts. Tho  pocket-book had boon stolen whilo  Mrs. Jordan wn.4 u visitor at tho  fair in her town, nnd though tho  polico woro informed and a reward  offered for its recovery, all efforts  were without result.  Imogino tho good woman's surprise, therefore, when, fifteen years-  later, she received a lei tor from a  linn of New York solicitors informing hcr that their client, one Georgo  W. Todd, Iind bequeathed to her tho  whole of his fortune as reparation  for tho theft committed so long beforo.  Bill Sikes is not often guilty of  such generosity. One of his kidney;  however, did return interest at ten  per cent, with thc capital ho had  stolen. The thief in question, a  man named Figinski, an employe in  a. Vienna railway station, had absconded with 51,400, and several  months went by, despite tlio -efforts  of tho polico, without news of him.  Then one day the employers received  a registered letter from thoir hit&  .servant. ..Upon'opening the package,  th'oy discovered the stolon money, together "  ���������WITH THE INTEREST.  In an accompanying note Figinski  described how he h'ad fled to Monte  Carlo, had invested the $1,400 at  the gaming tables, and, being lucky, ���������  had converted his stolen gains into  $140,000.  Not long ngo a lady picked up a  satchel in the Rue do Ronnctf, Paris,  which sho took immediately to the  nearest polico station. Tho owner  of the satchel Inter claimed the property, but complained that a ?100  banknote was missing, and accused  the finder of -stealing it. Though,  thc commissairc opened mi inquiry,  ho could find nothing to justify tho  assumption that tho lndy -who found  tho s'atchol had boon dishonest. A  few days later, however, a Lazorist  priest conic into the polico station"  with tlie missing note. lie had received it from an unknown penitent  in  tho  confessional  box.  The burglars who broke into a Berlin lamp' factory recently and stole  money, jewellery, and 13,000 marks''  (8.1,350) worth of bonds, a few days  hi Ier returned the bonds with a note  snyiiig_that "as tho same might hc^  troy them, they'would not deprive  tho owner of this jiortioiijof his property." . 'j?  The action of a French' burglar  about tho snme time wns very similar. Though taking all the money  he could lay his hands on, ho declined to rob the fair owner of the house  into whicli he had broken  OF   ANYTHING   ELSE.  As his note so  sympathetically,   put  it, "hc could not Iind it in his "heart  to take Madaine's jewels in case they,  wore heirlooms."  People who arc usually honest have  before now committed indiscretions  for which thoy have repented afterwards and endeavored to make reparation. In one case, which came  to light last slimmer, a lady return- ,  ed to a h'olel-kecper in Rogay,, Italy,  two silver dessert knives which sho  had stolen as a. school girl twenty  years hefore.  To the tender mercies of the post  was left an Indian silver bowl, which  aftor a disappearance for several  months from Somerset College, Vent-  nor, was, a short time back, returned anonymously.  A magistrate has before now been  the recipient of returned stolen property. Such a package was received  quite recently by Mr. Curtis Bennett,  the stipendiary of Marylebonc police- ���������  court.  Two men were' charged with stcal-  ing-a sovereign and a gold watch  and chain by means of tho three- ���������  card-trick, and a detective was telh  ing the' Court that he had been unable to trace the stolen property,  when    Mr.    Bennett gave a pleasant  surprise- to��������� the���������proceedings. Pro   ducing a sealed registered packet,  which has been sent to him the previous dny  AMID MUCH   AMUSEMENT, '->  he took out the stolen property,  which thc writer of the accompanying note^requestcd should ho handed  to tho prosecutor. ���������  Of a different class n I together Is  tho man who ' returns conscience-  money to tho Chancellor of the Exchequer in respect of unpaid---income  tax.     Though tho average sum    re-  u  SHE WAS  ON.  He���������What I feci for you, Muriel, I  can never tell yoii in words. True  lovo  is silent!  Muriel���������Oh, no, I assure you. It  spenks- to  papa.  About. .'if/,000,000 gallons of so-  called Scotch whisky aro consumed  annually In Great llritnin, but only  enough barley to make 12,000,000  gallons  of  the genuine stulf is used.  Miss Vane��������� "Someone told me today that I was tho handsomest girl  in our street." Miss Speitz���������"Oh,  that's not incurable!" Miss Vane���������  "What, do you menu'.'" Miss Speitz���������  "Your habit of  talking  to yourself!"    "Teacher, mine's growed."    Scientists are seriously considering   "How about What little bill?^ nslc-  tho report of the'commander of the Beef and beer have been associated ed the doctor. "Why, doctor, was  French gunboat "Avalanche," who froni lime immemorial. The Butch- the reply, "only a little while bo-  tclls of luffing twice seen a sea-'ers' Arms at-Hyde, England, is ,fore you sent it in you told mie not  serpent in ,lh������bay of Fai-tsi-long, onj,lsed as both a public-house and a (to let anything worry utr. and I  thc coast ofiToukin. butcher's shop. jtiaven't." .....'.���������  ���������NOISSSMOUtl CraaAVOiTGHaAO  Tho two sportsmen looked at each*  other in tho parlor of the village inn  and at last entered into conversation  in. regard to the: experiences of the  day.  "And you say you have caught sixty trout-in less than two hours,"-  said one at last. "Well, I'm .glad to  have    met-you; - I'm a professional  myself."  "Fisherman?"   inquired   the     other  man. -  "No���������er���������narrator,"  was thc reply.  OIL'-THOSE  GIRLS!  Mabel Meadowsweet���������"So you refused him. What did the poor follow sny?"  'Laura Layovercm���������"He said he  knew a girl who would marry him  and bo glad to."  "I wonder_whom he meant?"  "I wondered, too, so I asked him."-.  "Who was it?"-������������������'" -  "You."  t.-;yA-:;'^���������,'tf:U- ���������  *.,Hr>*:���������virrvr���������n.���������tr.r:timr.  ZTii":'"'.":- '^^va?:'^';" v^^'rTlH'-Bja^^i^?!??  gas-sun1 )c~  "'*- i*V������ ante**  aeme9em*Ji<sa99*>������9*i  99*VS99*V������Ca9*r99*y99*m*)mt  A DYING PROMISE  OR,   THE  WILL  fllSSIiNQ  ��������� ������������������**>a������ee-&aeaa>'������������������9ac������tt*B������e *w-Meat������������������������omomo���������uttc  - PJJAPTER  XXIV.  "What's the meaning of ull this,  ���������Abraham?" nsked Roger I'luminer,  *"nll this" indicating n black eye  which adorned the otherwise pluia  countenance of Abraham Hush, who  was sitting on the floor of the barn  Vfith his legs spread out in front of  him, while he wielded an implement  soon destined to vanish from rural  life, an iniplc/zcoix, consisting of tWo  sticks looMily Jointed together, one,  tho hansel held in the hand, and the  other jointed to it, the swinge! descending with u dull thud upon the  wheat-ears before him, a sound that,  used to make pleasant music the  winter long upon barn floors, and  un occupation that warmed laborer's  bo-dies in tho cold winter days when  no other work was to. be found.  "I knucked ca down," growled  Abraham, bringing the flail music to  an end.  "Knocked who down?" asked Roger,  "and  why?" _    "  "Job Ash! A -/.aid stimulant about  Miss���������you knows what a zaid���������tss. I  knackod on down.. Job he got up  and a knackod me down. Then I  gets up and 1 knacks en down agin,  and Job he ups and cuts and liruns.  I lows he hrunned protty smart.  Aye.  that's how't  was,  I lirockon."  Thud, thud went tho flail, and thc  chaff fluttered and whirled in the  wind raised by .the energetic strokes  for a minute or two, thon Abraham  paused again./' "fss." he repeated,  "I knackod en down, zure enough."  "Ychi done bright, Abraham," said  Roger, who had been standing scowling with his hands in his pockets,  whence he withdrew one with half a  crown,  which he offered  to Abraham.  "What be yc, gwinc at with he?"  growled Abraham, glaring with mingled vindictiveness nr.d longing at  the comfortable-looking coin.  "Take  it.  .Abram."  "You putt that there in yure packet,  Mr.   Roger."  he  replied,   growing  while Abraham's fuce, thc lips and  chin of which bristled with a week's  spiky growth, wus drawn into such  grim and vicious lines a.'.' would lead  ' one to suppose that he wns wreaking vengeance on the corn before  him.  I Roger took up a wooden shovel  and made the winnowed corn into a  Micat heap ready for a sack to thc  ' tunc of the flail strokes, then ho  turned back through a cloud of flouting chuff to Abraham, whose face  was more viciously set and his  strokes, then ho turned bock tlirough'  a cloud of floating chaff to Abraham  whose face was more viciously set  and his strokes fiercer than ever.  "So, no, AbruKam," he said,  "keep o still tongue; don't even tell  your wife."  Abraham paused    and     wiped    his  brow.    "No call  to  toll she," he   returned,   with  a     sort  of surly    grin,  "Trust Sarow to tind out.   "Darned if  |that ar ooman cuint zee better droo  'a  stono    wall    und hround  a eurner  i thon you and mo zees what's straight  avore our noses.   Aye,  she's a   deep  ,'un,  is  Sarow."  Roger went away with a hopeless  air. "Knack om all down, Abram,"  was his limit injunction as he crossed the farm yard. Seeing Jessie  coming in from thc garden witli a  basket  of filberts.  "Hullo, Jess," he cried, "so you're  off to-morrow. Wish you'd wait till  next day, and I could drive you in."  "Thank you, Roger," slie returned,  "the carrier's cart will really be  more convenient with my luggage."  "Look here, Jess," continued Roger, taking off his hat to thrust his  hand through his thick tangle of  curls, "I suppose you don't want- a  friend?"  "A  friend,     Roger?"  asked  Jessie,  smiling and    stopping    by the    low  stone wall, on which she sot her basket.      "Why?"  "Only if you  want anybody knock-  more    and    more     surly- tinder y tlie cd down or anything," ho continued  ining* silver     and ,tu���������in? very red,  witchery of thc shi  the depressing consciousness  Arr. Roger was a "near one."'  might not offer him another  crown that side of Christinas.  nobody  't."  body's   think  1  cnint  knack  down athout being paid vor  '  "Trust you,for that.    Why  known     her   from  a  baby.'"'      Roger  returned,      pitching      the  half-crown  neatly  between Abraham's  outsjiread  legs.       "But you've   no  call  to  look  so sure' at a good half-crown.  Chuck  it  away     if you    don't  want   it.      I  shan't hev it.      So you knocked    en  down?"  "Wasn't. I mad!" continued Abraham. "Shouldn't a ben sa mad if it  hadn't a ben true."  "You don't think it, Abraham'?"-  groaned  Roger.  "Zccn 'em in copse together, two  or three times, never tho'uglit nothen  at the time. She's always up Court.  Out. pa iir ten long with Miss Lonsdale,  long with t'other one Hint's laame.  But a young maid diti-'t ought to be  out  long  with he."  Roger growled an execration,on lho  unnamed.  "Wish  I hurt  thc Capon under  this  yer zwingel!" added Abraham, bringing his flail  dowu  with  both  hands.  "Wish you'd a told me  first   time  you saw theni," said Roger.  "You tell your vather, Mr. Roger;  tell en to pen her up in {turret, if  she wunt. bide at home nohow else."  "No. Abraham, 't is best to keep  a still tongue if you can. I know  and you know, and between us wo  can keep her in sight whenever she  goes out. If there's anything more  betweon them I expect he won't have  a.whole bone left in his body. But  she's going to Cleeve to-morrow for  a week, so she'll be out of harm's  way for a lime."  "Let her bide in Cleeve long with  school-missus, that's the best plaaco  -vur-she.���������A-young-muid���������is-like.���������a"  heifer, zure to fall in trench, or go  droo vonce, or ztimimit, athout you  looks pretty sharp after lior. One  heifer is more tarment than twenty  wold cows."  Thud,     thud,     thud went the flail, '  I'm your man  that I    "~essie  turned  red  too,   and    some-  and i*thi"'"? came up in " her throat,    half  lialf- ;ch������k'nS her-  Anv- !     ''Th01'0''* nothing I.wou.dn't do for  ye," he won't oii, his blue eyes bril-  lliant with earnestness."- "I was al-  vou've i'va.vs sot 0Il-J'0������ but I never"said anything���������because of poor Phil; what's  away. . if you hadn't heen promised  to him. But there, you never have  looked at the likes of me, I'm  hrough nnd dunch. Shouldn't ha'  named it, only I thought, as Phil  can't do nothing���������if you wanted anything done, no matter what, I'm  your man-. Oh!' I say, Jessie, Jessie!"  She was crying in a way that wont  to the honest fellow's heart, crying  quietly but sadly.  "You wore'always good to mo,  Roger," sho replied at Inst, "far  bettor than I deserved. You used to  let me pull your hair as a boy. 'But  ] wish you wouldn't talk liko that."  "It was only if you wanted anything dono." ho murmured. "I'd  never 'a spoko else. If there'd boen  a chance, I wouldn't have been so  mean with poor Phil away."  "Forget mo, Roger," she said,  drying her eyes, "but I will never  forgot you.and your kindness." She  gave him her hand and left him,  stabbed by his words and touched  by his friendliness, and thinking of  the way in which she had undervalued this sterling fellow because of  his rough exterior and intolerable  ways. And yet to be pitied and extenuated by- Roger! Well, -it - would  not be for long. "   -  Sho had    not   left Redwoods since  her visit    lo the Inglebys.     l't   was '  evident to Jessie thnt Mrs.  I'lummer  walk.      Why,  you  haven't been    out  this  three days."  Jessie did not know how to refuse  this small request; she suggested  sending the young maid-servant, or  a letter, and even broached the immense heresy of her cousin's fariag  forth with her.  "It's not much you'll hev at my  death, Jessie," moaned Mrs. Plummet", in response, "so I can't think  ���������why you want me to be gallied into  my grave so quick, I'm sure. Not  that 'twill bc long, anyhow. And  I'm tlie lust to want to live on, a  burden to my own flesh nnd blood.  Plummcr'ri find a difference in the  housekeeping, not to speak of the  dairy, ond as for the poultry, I  never was ono to boast, but I should  wish* you to pint out liner broods of  turkeys than what I'vo rared this  summer. Night and day did I wait  on theni turkeys, I don't know what  more I could a done for them short  of sleeping outside their coops and  not closing an eye ull night, I'm  sure. If nnybody'd tell me whnt I  could a done more, trapozing through  tho archard grass wet days, and  wearing away to a shadow, I'd a  done it and  thankful."  Jcssio hastened to reassure her  cousin, while Mrs. Plummer, whose  curls were.in their full-dress condition and would not bear roup.li treat-  moot from damp pocket-handkerchiefs  very carefully wiped her round,  plump',' apple-like checks.  "Not that I ever look to you to  do anything, Jessie," continued  Cousin Jane, with a'mournful sigh  from the depths of her broad' and  wholesome chest; "many a time your  poor mother hev said to me, 'I've a  bon useful myself, cousin, nnd I  should wish the little un to bo nr-  nunicnlol.' I was always against it  myself, but there was never anybody forerightcr than your mother  without 'twas your poor-" father.  Tho times 1 warned poor Martha  against having him; but hev him she  would and cart-ropes wouldn't hold  her. ^You'd a been easier to man-,  ago if she'd a married a more per-  suadabler man, Jessie, though I  don't cast it up ngen you that your  mother would marry Mat Meade. As  for asking of you lo spile your  hands, I - wouldn't do it to save  anybody's .life. And I' m sure I  never shut an eye last night with'  pig-killing nnd Roger's shirts on my  mind, and, you going in to Miss*  Blushford's to-morrow; not that I  wanted you to help pickle walnuts,  which do black the hands terrible.  But ready to drop as I am, going  over to Mrs. Woodford's is no matter; after all, wlien anybody's worn  out a mile or two's nothing. What  if it do take mo off a week or so  sooner? 1 may as well - die and a  done'with' it, I suppose."  So Jessie thought, but she did not  say so.  "You mustn't be cross on my last  day, cousin," she said; after receiving Mrs. Plummcr's final directions  on the ��������� doorstep at starting, "and  please try and think as gently as  you can of mc,  whatever happens."  Her words and something unusual  in her manner struck Cousin Jane  with an uneasy sensation. "Whatever have come over the child of  late?" she wondered. "Boar, dear,  how I wish Philip would come home  or else have her out! She finds tho  time long, poor thing, she's lonesome and sho frets. It was just like  poor Mat Meade to tie hor up with  Philip, and him going out to the  Mutiny. But thore, what is anybody to do witli a girl that's neither  fish! flosh, nor good red herring? She  can't bo happy with plain folk, that's  sure. Poor Mat meant well, I will  give him credit for that."  Tho day had clouded heavily since  tho morning, the weather was  breathless tind oppressive, though of  Into the air had had the strong,  sharp bite whicli tells of coming winter, warms young blood, and inspirits drooping nerves. The heavy  langor weighed upon Jessie's overburdened heart and depressed her,  body and soul; yet she walked with  a quick, alert air and there was a  tense, strained look on her face.  Her shortest, most direct way lay  straight across tlio Marwell woods,  but slie chose to go the long way by  the highroad and    through tho    vil-  keenly sensitive to the fact that Mrs.  Woodford had never before regarded  h'er with" such interest. It's gwine  to thunder aforo long. Wun't ye  bido till the starm's bio wed over?  "Thunder!" echoed Jessie. "Oh.  I hope not. I must hurry homo  then. I'll run quick the short way  Mrs.  Woodford;  thank you."  She left tho cottage, and struck  across a piece of common toward  the wood, scarcely turning lier head  wheo Mrs. Woodford called after hor  to offer an umbrella. Thc heavens  were now dark with gathering storm,  the cottage fire glowed redly from  the open door, lighting up the tall  oak-cased clock and throwing into  strong relief the figure of the. cottager in the 'door-wuy crying, "You'd  better bide,  you'd  better bido."  Swiftiy sho sped over the soundless  turf. Sho felt the hot glow from tho  lurid wall of purple storm advancing  against thc wind before her, and  quivered with the indescribable nervous trouble thunder always caused  her. It did not exactly terrify her,  it was simply intolerable to her  nerves. Lightning and thunder, together with tho oppression of air  over-charged with electricity, distressed and prostrated her; her. only  thought now was to gat hc-n:/c, whero  sho would throw herself into Sarah's  arms nnd bury he'r face. As a child  she had passed through many storms  with her head covered by Philip's  jacket and her face pressed against  him; her great horror was to be  alone in these nervous crises, when  tho toiich of some familiar and loving hand alone  soothed her.  She plunged into tho woodland, the  warning, "You'd better bide, you'd  better bido," of the hospitable cottager echoing in her ear. The sky  was iron-hued where it was not lurid  with .swift-gathering tempest, tho  brooding expectancy of tlie gray still  afternoon hnd changed to ono disquiet of imminent trouble; the long  grasses shuddered, the dry leaves  rustled anxiously and complained upon the trees which groaned as if foreboding-pain; cows ami slieep moved  restlessly about the pastures, birds  fluttered with anxious cries from tho  sore foliage, all the woods shivered  before tho impending terror. The  day was like Jessie's lifo.  She was too late to outrun the  storm, she felt herself drawn beneath the dark wings of it, the hot  breath of it lifted her hair and camo  iu fitful gusts through the creaking  trees, whirling clouds of sore leaves  hither and thither. Suddenly, with  a crack and a crash' and- a long  booming ronr, the awful thing burst  right above her head. How frail  sho was before this iron blast, and  how- futile her speed against the  rapid stride of  the tempest!  Some large scattered drops fell on  the dry yellow leaves she pressed on,  panting "and 'shrinking. She went  blindly, closing her eyes to tho dazzle of the lightning, hnd saw nothing  till the rustle of a quick step through  thc dead lcav?s and the sound of a  voice through tho storm made her  look up with' an involuntary cry of  joy  into  Claude Medwny's face.*  "Claude!"  she cried,  knowing   and  remembering  nothing   but  that     she  was safe  and calm  and happy after  all  the tumults and  trouble.  (To  be Continued.)  GIRLS' NEW PROFESSION.  Employed     in    London  . Pretty Dresses.  to    Wsar  gossip���������which was not surprising,  since scandal usually roaches ull ears  but those most concerned in it.  ���������In---the��������� afternoon -Mrs.���������Plummer  wanted to send a message to a woman, whoso .cottage-was about a  mile and a half distant.  "Bo you run over, iny dear," she  said to Jessie, "the day's fine,  though   dull,     and     'twill  be a nice  Experience of  Two Nurses  Who Have Had Splendid Opportunities in  Their Practice of Testing  the  Merits of  DR,    CHASE'S   OlNTMENT.  Miss C. Stunley-Jonos, professional" masseuse and nurse, U83 Simcoo  street, Toronto, Ont... writes:���������"In  my occupation as a nurse I liave  coine across nuiiiy cases In wliich Dr.  Chaso's Ointment has been used  with extraordinary results. One case  I recall was that of a child of sixteen  months, who-was in a  bad  wny  with  Kculy    head.       It  was a  really jgiive  perfect     satisfaction   in  nasty case,  cuusing the child  to stif-lease,  and    once   people used  had  heard     nothing of  that  terrible !la6"-*'      TheJ'*Vf,ho  encountered     Miss  Ingleby and Ellon Dale, respectively,  and it was these ladies who blushed  and  seemed     conscience    of   neglect,  _while_tho intinitosimal_bow��������� and_ut-  terly neutral expression with which  Jessie passed on would have done  credit to nny woman of the world.  "As bold as brass," murmured  Miss Ingleby to herself; "I should  like William lo have seen my lady  sweep by with her princess air. Innocent child, indeoJ! Artful young  minx! Well, I am glad they have  given up having her with Ethel Medway!"  It wns Jessie who had given up  going to Marwell Court, to Ethel's  great and freely expressed indignation.  "I really think the ingratitude of  that class of people is beyond everything."- was Lady Gertrude's comment upon Jessie's' written excuse  for refusing Ethel's request, "and lifter ;the manner in which you took  her up,  Clara."  "I am not in the least surprised.  Aunt Gertrude," her niece replied;  "1 nm too much accustomed to ingratitude to expect anything else in  a world like this," she added, with  a plaintive sigh which suggested acquaintance with infinitely superior  worlds....  "Your pets always round upon  you, Clara, don't they?" interposed  Claude,  with an  indifferent nir.  "I really don't know what we   are  j coming  to." moaned Ludy Gertrude;  j/'Paul ine had  but just learnt a roiling    way    of  dressing    my  was.effected in seven days.with only  one box of Dr. Chaso's Ointment.  Both  of  theso cures  were lasting."  Mrs. II. A. Loynes, nurse, Philips-  hurg,' Que., writes: "I consider Dr.  Chase's Ointment, n perfect uiedicine.^^ lVcconii  fer  very  much  unci   to'bu. very  Iron-j would   not   thin!  bli.'.soiiie.     I  persuaded  the mother to , in  the 'house."  I havo used it inysell and as a nurse )la;r> ,md. sho must ncods glvc-wal.n".  hnve recommended it .in a good many M t(wl.lv becauSo her Mother is  cases  tor  itching piles.       It   always  panlly?ed;  as  if   her    mother,    could  every  not   g0    to    a  hospitul.      1 suppose  thoy , there are hospitals  in   France.      Th"  What can a woman do to earn her  living? She can become a draper's  model, is the suggestion of ono authority.  "Unquestionably a great deal of  the trouble concerning employment  is caused by the' women themselves,"  hc said to a London Express representative  yesterday.  "All domestic duties nowadays arc  scorned ns being beneath their dignity. Wo cannot get domestic servants because tho girls .want to be  typists or clerks. Good cooks arc  becoming as extinct as the Great  Auk, und thc only housemaid's place  for which there, is any competition  is a housemaid's place on tlio stage.  "Yet we arc overburdened with  governesses���������half trained, as'^a rule  ���������hospital nurses, typists, and clerks  who cannot get employment.  "A -new profession has been suggested for   girls    who_hove_had^ no  "spcc"ial~"tr"aihm"g_foF"liny business or  professional work.. All that it re**-  quired is a' good ffgurc, and the carriage necessary to show off beautiful gowns. .  '"i'he profession is that of mannequin, or draper's model. Thoso girls  are employed by all liu'go shops, and  are selected entirely on account of  thoir beauty and shapeliness.  "Their duties consist solely of  walking up and down tho long showrooms clad iii nil tho most exquisite  models whicli thc shops can produce  for the benefit of the ladies-who wish  to  purchase   them.  "Those who hnve tried it state  that they find the life most profitable "and comfortable, and they have  not the slightest wish' to change  their position for thut ot a governess or a clerk.  "Unfortunately tho demand for  such' women is not large. But. after all, perhaps, it is nearly as largo  as tlie supply, considering how very  few womon are perfectly formed nowadays." .    '''������������������'���������    .  THE FARMER'S  LOT.  This is what the furnicr sees  When he sets forth  to his toil���������  Laying tribute on the soil���������  Theso are things his senses please J  Rosy beams  Athwart  the  sky  That, with fields  Of bright bloom  vie,  Diamond dewdrops.  Verdant hills,  Grussy  meadows.  Sparkling   rills.  This  is  what tho  farmer feels  Wheu  he stretches forth his hand  To wrest riches from his land,  Wealth  that nature,   coy,  conceals:  Balmy breath t-  From sjiicy grove.  Kiss of sunshine  From above;  Velvet turf  Beneath   his  foet.  All about  .   A  fragrance sweet.  This is whut the farmer knows:  Nature  in her sweetest guise.  Beauty of the earth and skies,  Honest toil and calm repbso.  Secrets knows he .'  ���������   Of the  soil;  Knows the sweets  That come of toil;  Knows the nod  Of j'ip'ning grain; ,  Knows  the harvest    .,'  And  its  gain.  PREPARING   LAND   POR   MEAT.  Upon my farm T practice mostly a  three-year rotation of corn, wheat,  and clover, with au occasional field  plowed and put in wheat the second  time, writes M. C. Thomas. When I  plow a field il is done as soon after  harvest as jiossiblc, using a jointer  on the plow to turn all the stubble  under, and my rule is 'to plow ns  near 6 inches deep as possible. As  the ground is plowed it is rolled  down, and at intervals of ten days  or two weeks I go over "it with a  spring-tooth harrow. If tlie weather is inclined to be dry this is followed wilh thc roller.  During the last few' years, rains  have been very light about seeding  timo. We must, therefore, , prepare  for sufficient moisture to bring _, the  wheat up and give it a good start  by having- n compact seedbed and  cover with a blanket of fine earth in  which to drill the wheat. In preparing ground for wheat, it is a  good plan to give'it one extra working after ypu think it is in the best  possible condition. All things con  sidered  corn ground, best. With this method  one breaking of tho ground gives a  crop of corn, wheat and clover,  which is quitc-uti important point to  be considered.  I check my corn and give it level  culture both 'ways, which is nil tho  while preparing a seedbed for the  wheat. The corn is cut, thc shocks  being 12 hills square. Care is taken  to havo tho shock rows straight  both ways. This enables ine to  work tlie ground both ways without  being compelled to .trust the shock  rows. I work up just as close to a  shock.row as possible, and then, by  goitig tho opposite direction, the  small space left between the shocks  is worked.  The best tool that I have ovor  found to prepare corn ground for  wheat is the common drag harrow,  which levels- and linos the surface.  Very often two workings with! it,  once each way, mako an ideal seedbed. I drill the same direction as I  harrowed the last timo, in order to  obviate Ihc^ trouble with the corn  stubble clogging the drill. In drilling 1 twist in around the shocks as  closely as possible. In finishing the  field, we go onco round for each  shock row, the opposite direction,  and drill the littlo spots by tho  shock .that could not be covered during the ' main drilling. By this  method, all the ground is seeded except thnt occupied by the corn  shocks.  possible, so that the muscle will be  developed. Wean when about eight  weeks old. If they have been properly fed, the weaning will not check  their growth in any way, and they  will be ready for the market when  nine to ten months old.  BEITAIFS   GEM   SEAL  IT  POULTRY  HOUSES.  If you wish to succeed witli your  poultry do not let your poultry  houses get in an unheal thy condition, but if they should get in this  condition, remove the fowls to temporary quarters where llipjvcan have  plenty of road dust, as this is a  necessity at all times of the.) year.  Sifted coal ashes, not wood ashes,  will  answer   the  purpose.  Remove all perches, nest boxes  and everything else in the house and  give thcm a thorough soaking in  kerosene oil, drying them in the  sun. Clear all thc dirt out of the  houses and there you are now ready  for disinfecting.  Fill an iron pot Willi shavings  soaked iu crude carbolic acid and  after stopping ull the cracks, set  fire to the shavings. Tn about an  hour's time the house can.bo opened  and aired.  Then beautify your poultry houses  give your fowls healthy quarters  and kill lice all at one time by  whitewashing.  A whitewash needs) to be "well  made to do the work, as it too often falls off in flakes after the wood  is dry. Slacken your lime in hot  water, and make it us thick ii possible, as soft soap; then tliin with  kerosene oil. Now you have a  whitewash that will both stick to  the houses and kill ihe lice.  Apply tlie -.whitewash while hot  and be suro that all cracks and  corners get plenty of it. Do your  whitewashing in the morning so that  by night the house will be dry and  comfortable.  HAS     PASSED     THROUGK  STRANGE   ADVENTTTRES.  Found in. a Fisherman's  Net  Used as a Pan to Fry-  Pancakes.  and  ufiu    Dr.  Chase's   Ointiuunf,  and  in1'  Dr.  Chase's Ointment,  00     cents'a  ten dnys the child was entirely cured.  "Another case wa.s thut of n. ludy  ,who was greatly troubled with eczema on tho face. The iloctu-' was  dosing her with medicine, wlii-di wiih  doing no    g.tod.      In  this c-aao i-.-.:ru  of being without it'wol.|d  ,-���������  vca\]y  becoming too mnter-  ' iul  for me."  Jessie hud done her errand tlint  sulto-' afternoon, the. woman of tho  house then begged her to sit down  and rest after her walk. "It's" a  good step from Redwood.'.', miss,' sho  box, ul all dealers, or Kdnuinson,  lln Ies & Company, Toronto. To protect you against imitations, tlie portrait     nnd     signature    of   Ur.   A.   W.  CHARMED'BELTS.'..  Thc wives of Japanese soldiers have  a peculiar way of saving their husbands' lives nt the front. Tho wife  of the Japanese reservist stands at  tlio street cornor with a narrow  strip of cotton cloth in ��������� her ..hand.  Passing women each puss a piece of  black thread through tho cloth and  tie it in a littlo knot,, till it is covered with a thousand such black  dots. Each knot represents a woman's prayer for tho safety of tho  soldier who will luter on wear that  cloth as u. belt.  Chase,   t'he  famous   receipt   book   uu-;said,   looking her  over  with  u     cur-  tl)or, aro on  every box. 'iosity thnt Jessie felt in every fibre.  "We. treat our cook just like one  of the family," said Mrs. Gilfoylo.  "Vi'ti don't," added Mrs. Poindexter.  "Wc'don't dare. Wo are polite to  our cook."  RUSSIAN  OFFICIAL  LIBERTY.  Red     Cross Contributions     Stolon  and Replaced with Bricks. '  I am able to supplement the details sent you last week a.s to the  i gigantic frauds that are being perpetrated by officials of all classes in  connection with the conduct of the  war, writes a correspondent of the  London   Express.  I now learn that at the battle of  the Yalu many of tho Russian guns  lost wore of the latest pattern,  which the country could ill-afford to  spare. A telegram was at once sent  to the capital asking for a number  of similar weapons to replace them.  The message was forwarded to Warsaw, whore tho guns alluded to had  been sent several months previously  to be. stored. . N  ���������  The    -military   authorities  in     St.  Petersburg were surprised to  receive  "L V-5, the������".,,an.,������-[ seo*laB- a telegram stating that no such guns  were in Warsaw. Inquiries which  were instituted revealed the fact that  the guns had been sold to a big  iron foundry and had been melted  down, while thc head of the department concerned committed  suicide.  Not long ago a Moscow merchant  sont 5,000 vasts to the Red Cross  Society for the troops at the front.  Not hearing anything about them he  called to make inquiries and was told  blandly that the garments wero ' too  small and would be returned to him.  As they were not returned tho merchant went to the Grand Duchess at  tho head of tho Red Cross work, nnd  told her that swindling was going  on. " The lady answered that she  knew thi.s, but could not find out  any specific instances.  At tho suggestion of the merchant,  the Grand Duchess went the . same  evening to tho railway station,  whero a number of packages she had  prepared were ready to leave by the  train for the east. She caused  consternation among the staff by demanding to see tho contents. Wlien  the boxes were opened thoy were  found to contain bricks and stones.  Tho Grand Duchess enmc to St.  Petersburg and laid the matter before the Cyarina, who was induced  to go with her to the station. Several cases which had been packed at  'the palace with presents from tho  Czarina to the troops were opened  in her Majesty's presence, and more  t'hon half were found to have boon  tampered with, the contents ab-"  structed,-und- rubbish���������placcd_in_ their"  stead.  Another cuso that has come under  my notice is that uf a merchant who  sont. ������."i00 to the lied Cross funds, j  and received a receipt for only ������200.  Ha complained of the discrepancy,  and was told thnt only ������200 hod  been received. Hy bringing' powerful  influence to bear, the donor succeeded In tracing the theft of the remaining i'.'.ltg) to certnin of the ollicials,  who were promptly discharged.  RAISING   PIGS.  ���������To-begin -with���������breeding-slock must  be selected, with considerable care.  Pedigreed hogs are considered best,  but to be most profitable they must  have first-class cure, be provided  with tho best of feed and shelter, and  not noglecled in any way. This,-of  course, calls for somo experience ami  ability on the part of the owner,  snys P. M. Davis.  Nex J. to the thoroughbred, the liulf-  brced is perhaps the best all-around  hog. The cross stimulates -vitality;  niul endurance in both animals. Do  not misunderstand mo. 1, ot course,  do not recommend indiscriminate,  haphazard breeding. If possible,  raise thoroughbreds, but if not, a  cross between some of the leading  breeds is very desirable, especially  for the .market.  The sow should have gooil length,  depth, strong bone, but should not  be too high on tlie logs. She should  bo at least 13 months old before she  raises her first litter of pigs, and  must always be kept continuously in  dry, comfortable quarters, convenient;  to a gruss .pasture,' and should be  given a variety of feed. A week before farrowing, she should receive  nothing but bran and mash, hut ull  slie will cat. '  At farrowing time, givo hcr thc  very best of attention and seo that  the young- pigs are promptly taken  caro of. Keep the sow and the pigs  in a warm place, particularly if the  weather is cool. Feed the sow sparingly for two or three days on bran  slop, to which a handful of middlings has been added. Gradually increase this and by the time the pigs  nre three weeks old tliey should be  givon some feed in lho way of slop,  made of milk and middlings. This  may be gradually increased nnd  coarse feed ndtlod, as tho pigs aro  able to take curo of it. This kind  of feed develops strong bone and a  thirfty constitution.  Givo  th������ pigs as much  liberty   aa  LFAItN'l.Vr:   FROM  ANALOGY.  "I tell you," contended Sniithson.  in the smoking-room of his club,  "the mun who says we ought lo live  to be a hundred years old is right.  Look at the horse. It, lakes a horse  four years to complete its growth,  and it lives to be twenty. It takes  a man twenty years to complete his  growth, nnd by the same ratio he  ought to live to be a hundred. There  re lots of things we can learn from  unnlogy."  "1. don't know but that you are  right," responded the unemotional  friend. "For instance, there is the  flea. Tt jumps thirteen hundred  fimos its own length. There is no  reason, therefore, why a man six  feet high should not be able to jump  ���������let us say���������seven thousand . eight  hundred feet, or a mile and a half,  nt one leap. Yes. we can learn a  great many curious things from  analogy!"  es  To prnro to yon   "Suit Tir.  Chase's Ointment is a certain  and abroluto cure for ������u:r  nnd every form of itchir.ic  blecdinjrond protruding pile*,  lho manufacturers have cnarnntocd it. See!en-  Imoninl* In the dally l'-resa ond ask yonrncljh;  ioi-h wliatthey think odt    ^ on can use it and  let vour monr-r back if not cured. GOc ft box. at  .11 dcalcra or Eduakson.IUtbs & Co-Toronto  15>r. Chase's Ointment  It seems almost ludicrously impossible that the Great Seal of ling-  land should have ever beeu made to  servo the humble purpose of a frying-pan; and yet thi.s is only one of  many equally strango episodes in the  romantic story of the Seal which is  the "specific emblem of British Sovereignty."  Lord Chancellor F-ldon was so fearful that the Seal would bo lost or  stolen while in his custody that he  nover went to sleep without first satisfying himself that it was safe in  his bedroom. One night���������it was in  Tjiie year 1812���������he was roused from  his slumbers by cries of "Fire!"  Jumping out of bed ho snatched up  tho Great Seal and, rushing into  the garden, buried it deep in the middle of a flower-bed. His house might  bo burned to the ground, but at least'  hc would not prove unworthy of the  great trust which 'had been reposed  in him.'  Next morning, however���������so exciting  had been the experiences of the night  ���������he had :. completely forgotten in  what part of the garden the emblem  of Sovereignty had been hidden, and  it was only after'his ^entire household had hunted for hours that it  was at last run to earth. "You  never saw anything so lidiculous,"  he wrote later, "a.s seeing the whole  family down -the walks dibbling with  bits of sticks until  wo found  it."  Once at least the Great Seal has  been al th������  BOTTOM OF THE THAMES  and would be there to-day but for a  lucky accident. It was in 16S8,  when tho Second James was fleeing  from England and tho Princo of  Orange to France, in company with"  Sir Edward Hales. He had intended to take the Great Seal with him,  but as "ho was being rowed from  Lambeth to Vauxhal!, where horses  were awaiting hlni, another and bettor idea occurred to him. He would  fling the Seal into the river, and  that" would place it once for all out'  of reach of his enemy. So overboard the .Seal went, and for, some  weeks it lay "there, until by a curious chance it was picked up in a  fisherman's not and restored to the  proper custodians.  The ludicrous frying-pan adventure  befell it wlien in the custody of Lord  Brougham. The Chancellor "had gone  to Scotland for a short holiday ���������  seeing that ho could not take the  Seal on the Rhine trip he longed for  without putting it in commission at'  great cost to himself���������and he was  a guest of the Dowager Duchess of  Bedford at Rothiemurchus, whero he  kept his precious charge in his bedroom. Ono day tho young ladies of  the' house-party took the Seal from  thc bedroom and hid it. Brougham  was desperate when he discovered his  loss, and did not recover his peace  of mind until the pretty thieves  promised to lead him to it if ho  would consent to be blindfolded.  WITH HIS EYES BANDAGED  he was conducted to the drawing-  room, and there he discovered the  Seal hidden in a tea-chest. So overjoyed wns he at its recovery that  he consented to the young* ladies'  suggestion that they should adjouru  to thc kitchen arid celebrate the joy-  oits event by making pancakes in  tho Seal; and thus, amid much  laughter, the greatest emblem of  Soverignty in the whole world was  actually used as a pan in which to  fry pancakes. The Seal, it should  perhaps bc mentioned, consists of  two silver discs hinged together, so  that when they nre closed they form  a mould into which the wox���������green,  rod. or yellow, as the case may be���������  is poured. Thus it would make not  at all a bad substitute for the "common  or  kitchen"   frying-pan.  Many a iinic has tho Groat Seal  bcon taken to ihe House of Lords  and broken to pieces at the bar b.v  the hammer of a sturdy blacksmith,  amid  the frantic cheering  of onlook- '  jng_mo_mhe_!S._ This__wai:_the_fato_of   the Seal which fell into the hands  of tho Parliamentary army on tho  capitulation of Oxford in 1G4G. Three  years later the old Parliamentary  Seal which represented Charles enthroned on one side, and riding on  horseback on the other, was similarly destroyed to make way for tlm  new Seal with its view of the Housci  of Commons in place of the deposed  Sovereign. Richard Cromwell's Seal  was broken by the hummer in IGiilk,  and in the following year the Great  Seal of tho Couimonweult.h itself wus  destroyed in the same way.  oncb Tin-: si;al was lost  by Charles IT. in his flight from the  fatal field of Worcester; nnd onco  it was stolen by burglars from Lord  Thurlow's house in Groat Ormond  Street, but it wns replaced by a replica In the wonderfully short timo  of thirty-six hours. Thc Seal that  was in use when George IV. died wns  divided between Lord I.yndhurst and  Lord Brougham. King William IV*.  presenting one side to each Chancellor, mounted in a magnificent salver;  and a similar present was made in  later years lo Lords Chelmsford and  Campbell ami to Lords Selborne and  Cairns. Of the handsome stochels or  purses in wliich tho Seal i.s supposed  to bc kept���������exquisite specimens of  nrt-necdlework in white, and gold���������  so mnny fell to the lot of Lord Thur-  low as perqtiisiti-s that his good  lady was able to make several sumptuous counterpanes and bed-hangings  from  thcm.���������London Tit-Bits.  Lucille���������"I lien" {rial proposal parties' arc all the rage this year. Tho  girls do the proposing, and the one  who proposes the best gets the  prize. Have you liwn to any?"  Ethel���������"Xo; but a proposing pnrty  came to mc thc other evening. How-  do wi  1^0 -Jiy ring?"  A Af.  'Mti MASON & RISCH  PIANO  Thirty Years  Before  the Public.  TwalvD Thousand  in  Actual Use.  Thev are. the product of money, brains and experience-- substantial Pianos for people who Imv, but one instrument in a  lifetime. '1 hev look well, sound well and wear well, "l et  with .-ill their goodness they are sold iit a reasonable price on  easv terms. A card with your name and address will bring  you'our illustrated catalogue und an explanation of our easy  lime system of payments, of which you may avail yourseli, no  matter where von live.  MASON    &    RISCH    PIANO   CO.,   LTD.  32 KING STREET WEST, TORONTO,  ONT.  J. Macleod, Agent, Second Street.  dealer in London, Ont.) has enjoyed  peculiar facilities for expert railroading! He was once mixed up with a  "pig's feet and beer'' symposium,  during one of Jlr. flyman's campaigns  the escapade being fully ventilated at  an election trial. He deals in cardboard boxes, book binding and cor-  SliTS, but is a machine ptilitician of  Lhe .most brazen type.  Of course no man from Uril isli Columbia or the Noilh West Tt'i'i-ilmil's  was considered. So lho Dominion  lins as its railway representatives and  guardians of an expendituie of $7.*5,-  OU'J.OOD -a lawyer, a bank official, a  grain dealer and a corset iiiuniil'.'to-  titrcr. Surely no Government bus  dune more to strangle every principle  formerly enunciated. Old Liberals  are expected In e:it������ tliu leak. "\V11.1.  TlllSY no it? If so tliey must possess  an inordinate capacity for swallowing  nauseous doses.  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published everv Thursday. Subscription $2  per year.   Advertising rates on application.  Changes of advertisements must- be in before  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion,'  Job Printing in all its branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, Sept. 15, 19CJ-.  TREACHERY TO  THE PEOPLE.  Canada, who will be prepared to con.  clone the offences of which the adinin-  istratioii iias been guilty; there, is no  Liberal believing in Liberalism, who  will support the policy of the administration ; in short, there is no man  who for a moment considers the situation, will consent to vote confidence  in those who have betrayed every  trust the electors placed in thoir  keeping.  Dry Ml  FOR SALE  $2.50 per Load  Orders left at W. M. Lawrence's  Hardware Store promptly attended to. Terms strictly CO. D.  SWAN CARLSON,    wood dealer.  CITY LIVERY ST  ���������������������  n  8S0*���������  First-Class Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Morses.  Single nnd Double Rigs   for   Mire   on   Reasonable  Terms,    Turned out Clean and Neat.  Express,  Delivery and Dray wig a Specialty.  iS!?  A favorite axiom of those now in  power was that any man who after  being'-elected a representative of a  constituency, accepted an oflice under  the Crown, and resigned a seat to  which he had been elected to serve the  people during that parliament, was a  traitor to bis trust and the bond slave  of a government.      .,;>. -  -    What followed?     Sit Wilfrid Laurier vaulted into the Treasury-benches  by- playing   fast and loose with the  School Question; he formed an administration and' arranged a programme,  supposed to be" the opening overture  of, honest, high-minded  and patriotic  statesmanship.     In   his  cabinet were  ��������� found those  who were par excellence  the champions of consistency in public  life.    Ht called to the councils of the  nation,   Sir  Oliver  "Mowat, Sir  Louis  liar ies,   Hon.   Andrew   George Blair,  Sir   Henri   Joly, and   afterwards, Sir  David Mills/not  forgetting to call the  Hon.   J.    Israel ��������� Tarte, for , whom be  said   ''nothing is too good."    Where  are those  colleagues now ?   Sir Oliver  Mowat, a splendid frontispiece of Liberalism as it used to he, found that he  could not play second fiddle to a group  of pretenders, accepted the position of  Lieutenant-Governor   of   O.itario: Sir  Louis Davies. one   of   the best of   the  fighting contingent,  went to the Supreme Court   bench:  the  Hon. A. G.  =B!air���������i,esigiied-in--disgui!t-.icoiiseciueii.t  upon   the   dangeious   policy   of    the  Government   with    reference   to   the  RAILWAYS   BY  " C0M31ISS10N."  i-'on SALE  Throe   Bedsteads   witli    mattresses  and springs, and one 0 hole Range.  Enquiru'ut Palace Restaurant,  Aiits. jMcKitbick.  Orders   left   here   for    Firewood   .promptly    filled.  Dry Fir,  Hemlock and Cedar.  Get Your Winter's Wood Now.  Ghas. Turnross, Prop  RAILWAY   STREET.  HOTEL  VICTORIA  Grand Trunk Pacific, but accepted a  position as Chairman of the Government Railway Commission at ������10,WW  ]K-r annum, and "extras": Sir David  Mills, a great constitutional lawyer,  went to the .Supreme Court bench:  while the Hon. Israel Tarte, the  straightesl of the whole enteric, retire tl from ofllce. to go back to his  newspaper. La Pntric, to advocate the  interests of the people. Othors followed, until to-day about one half of  the men who were to assist Sir 'Wilfrid Laurier in saving the country,  have disappeared from public life.  What does tbis indicate ? Simply  that former professions of devotion to  public interests, former pledges made  by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, were simple  subterfuges, resorted to to catch a  popular verdict. Promises were violated, solemn agreements ruthlessly  destroyed, and to day, the man who  has, we regret to say, proved recreant  to his trust, is now endeavoring to  arrange such a programme as will  catch the public vote again. Are the  electors prepared to swallow the dose?  Are they willing to stultify themselves  by voting approval of the Laurier  Government?     We   think   not    and  In 1S7S the Hon. Alexander Mackenzie referring to the Commission  appointed by Sir John .Macdonald to  supervise tlie construction of the Intercolonial Railway, said :  "���������'I introduced an act once to abolish  the commission and to make it a duty  of tbe Minister of Public Works to  conduct the Intercolonial as a public  work of Canada, and we saved by thai  means $10,000 pci-aniiunv.*'.'  The" Hon. Edward Blake debating  the question said :  "It is most dangerous to transfer to  persons   who   are outside.purliament  and beyond   the reach of  the electors,  duties which belong.uiid.er our system,  to Ministers   of   the   Crown, because,  oiice Ibis is done, tlle authority of the  people   tind   of   parliament, over   the  policy that  is   to"be pursued, and the  expenditure   that   is   to   be   made, is  surrendered and  cannot  be efficiently  exercised.      Parliament,  which    if   a  Commission is doing the.work, which  appertains to a Minister, is powerless.''  What   do   we see today?    "A Railway Commission." appointed to supervise   the   construction of   the eastern  section*' of   the Grand Trunk  Pacific  (estimated   to ��������� cost. .<j>75,CGO,CC0).   and  not ONE railway  expert on the Board.  The   composition     comprises.   F.   B.  Wade, a   lawyer, who  is  described as  the  very personification of  a political  intriguer.      The    Halifax     Chronicle  (Liberal) says of him :  =-=^I'loi.wreiU'sJie_Ji_is^  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of thc best and   . ���������--���������  commodious hotels in the  City    ...     .     .     .     .  Free Bus meets all trains  Hourly Street Car.  Fare IO Cents.  Front Street  LEGAL  JOHN MANNING SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  First Street, ,     - . Revelstoke, B. C-  and fruit I '  @������-  45*���������  Gta-  ������>-  as���������  cr*���������  ������*_5i  To wear good glasses. To those who have to woilc  und feel that their eyes iii-o continually aching  from ill-it cause should wear a pair. The 'trouble i.s  thai tii" majority of peoplo do not know that the  l-inhi glasses will givo that needed rest.  WU WILL KXAMINI"* YOUR 15YKS FREE OP  t'llAl'tlK, and il'you fee! that you aro justiiied in  wearing gla.KMCii we can lit yoii. A large quantity  always in stock.  AS   9   OE-U3    WATCHMAKER,  iyMyiAAAiumLmim  -*a>  DOH'T SUFFER   -  AHY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  '  J.  GUY BARBER,  m  Jeweller,  Optician  REAL ESTATE AGENTS.  CONVEYANCING NOTARIES PUBLIC  AU& FIELD  ^ a -,-.��������� f C.P.R. Townsite Mara Townsite  AGENTS FOR j Gerrard Townsite<  AGENTS FOR  The Second Annual  Exhibition of the  Nelson Agricultural  and Industrial Exhibition  SEPT. 28  pjAUVEY, M'CARTES. & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Ete.  Solicitors for Imperial Hunk of Canada.  Company fluids to loan at8 percent. %  Fibst Street, Revelstoke B. C.  SOCIETIES.  New Buildings  Fine Frounds  Big Premium List  NOVEL OPEN' AIR  ATTRACTION  Write   for   Prize   List   to  ii. E. Annable, Sec, - Kelson  Potatoes, Carrots, Turnips,  Beets, Cabbage, Cauliflower  Beets, Parsnips, etc. ""  Black Currants, Red Currants, White Currants and  Gooseberries.  Parties   desiring   any of   thc  above goods should apply tp  JMATCH      East of ICP.11.  Depot  ���������    IHM I It/frl,        ltevelstoke, Jl. C.  mm***aaa*a*a********aa****  5 FANCY GAKES .-..���������.  Ked  Rose Decree meets second and fourth  Tuesdays ofeaeli  month; White Rose Desree  meets third Tuc-dav of each quarter, in Oddfellows Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome  T. II. BAKER, II, COOKE,  President.  Secretary.  LOYAL. ORANGE LODGE   No. 165S.  As    Regular meetings are held in the-  {Q      Oddfellow's Ilalion  the Third Kri-  ri-    day of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visitinc brethren cordialh-invited  Wi B. I'LEMI.N'G, W.li  J. ACHESON", Rec.-Sec.  AND CONFECTIONEY ,  . Jf you tvant tlie above wo can  supply y������n with' anything in this  line.j 1  ���������     'iKY OUR        '      :  -   ; WIIOT.KSOME  White and Brown Bread  Scones and Buns  Dances and Private Parties Catered To.  Jj'ull Stock of Excellent Candies.  Fire and   Life   Insurance   Companies���������  only Reliable Ones.  AGENTS FOR���������Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation  COAL     -1 ] CHANT���������Comox.     C.P.R.  Hard Coal.  Op. Macdonald & Monteith's  First Street,  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   ���������   Revelstoke* B. C.  REOPENED  REMODELED  A. E.   BENNISON,  ^lackcic.ic Avenue.  o****a******a*************  J-L  nentai HotB  Ably furnished with tha  Choicest the Market  affords.  one of the most active nnrl energetic  workers and spciikei-s among tlio Liberals of the Province n.s  speaker.'organizer and canvasser."  Mr. Wade was M. P. for Annapolis  and only a few weeks before lx-injur  appointed denied from his place in  Parliament that he had beet) offered  the place or would accept it. In fact  hi; declared he would run for the.con-  slitueney again. Mis words were a.s  follows:  "I cay that the statement is absolutely without foundation. I say that,  f never applied for that position:  neither has anybody on iny behalf,  and no intimation lias even been made  to nir; that 1 am l.o be offered any  position at all at the close of this parliament or at any other time. On the  contrary, it is ii'iy full det.erminalion  to run 11.I: the next election in Ann,i.  polis countv nnd 1 propose coining  back here as the representative of the  county."  Anil yet Sir William Mulock protested against Conservatives being  appointed to office, during the lime  they were elected to serve the people.  Mr. Unmet (another commissioner)  was cashier in a banking institution,  but connected with a rather well  known Liberal family. Mr. Young  (son of Senator Young) was a grain  dealer in Manitoba, and wit at one  time   in   the   Provincial  Legislature  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CICARS  Large,  Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone, ~ ���������  Prop.  KOOTENAY STATt, P..  B. P.  Lau^Ha?]?' T,losdft5'of every inonlb,in j ^M.^*******  J. /CIIEFOX. W. P.  "      J. II, ARMSTRONG, Ri:g.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  .0 ���������-  MEETS   EVERV   WEDNESDAY  In   Oddfellows'     Hull   lit S  o'clock.     Visiting   Knights  lire  cordially Invited.  OOHUON BP.OCK. C. C.  STEWART McDON.W.D, K. ol R. &'S.  JI. a. liKOWX, M. ol F.  NEW  FALL  1 -i-h-l'l-bhhrl'b-l-vh  rr  r>  *���������  rr  rr  *  ii-  ii-  lr  sum ng s  Two  'alape Restaurant  ccrs South of the New Imperial  Bank  Promises formerly occupied by Union Restaurant.  MQJSORO^ BROS.  I PELLEW-HARVEY,  I BRYANT & OILMAN $  rj> Mining Engineers $  ������ and Assaycrs, %  $    VAN'COCVEK, H.C.    ���������_ KRluWIshcd 1800 %  ASSAY WORK OF ALI. DESCRIPTIONS jf  UNDERTAKEN. ������    K  TestJ mmle up 1.0 a.nnnllrt. fit  A apcciiilty nm'lo o! checking Smelter (ii  Pulps. * $  Sinn pics from the Interior !.y mull or (Si  extirc.it prmnpt-lv ������ltende<l tr.. (5S  t'orru.iiifinilenr-n solicited. K,  VANCOUVER, B. C. %  <SG������S������tl������������'\^^  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,  Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Onr method of selection insures llio  most     suUxfactOiy   vusults    to    uur  ])iitl-OllH.  _ Jly Rcttin/,' ymir Cliitliiiii; frum tis  is 11 (tiinrniitce that yon net the best  111 ssylu, fit aud llnisli.  -M.-A.-WILS0N,-  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  DEF.IX    HEADS,    BIRDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, - - B. C  A.  ���������5*        KHtaiiliKlinioiit���������Next  Tavlor   Illock.      tj.  ���������l"l"l'^l">-l������H-*.H.������4..ti.._H.4.4.4.^.^4.4,^.  Tir.adiinto of Mitcliell's.School of Oar-  ment (Juttiii);, Now York.  Kstahlislmiont���������Next  Tavlor   Illock.  Mrs. McKitrick, Manageress.  Open til all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Terms Moderate.  P. BURNS & COY.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  HOBSON &  BELL  THE MM HOTEL  W. J. LICHTBURNE,   Maita^e:-.  NEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FIRST-CLASS  MM HOTEL  F1R3T CUSS  82   PER   DAY  H0U8E  Choica Brands- of Wir.eo, Liquors  and Cigars.  PRIME   BEEF.     PORK.   Ml) J TON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS  J'niHli nml (Ji���������,i,,l0to Line of (Iroccrlcn.  J. LAUCHTON, Prop.  rir.st  Street.  tliere  is   no youriK man believing in | Mr. Reid (son of a stationer and book  THE   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CICARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  'Owl'  Restaurant  YODO FUJII, PllOP.  TS15.ST MATING I.IOUSR IN"  TUB OITY.  MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS  Jas. I. Woodrow  BUTCHER  Itetnil Dealer in��������� ,  Beei, Pork,  Mutton, Etc,  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  Cortt?r'g&. EBYBitS^OKB, B.8  New Goods  As usual this Store will continue to be the Seat of  Fashion during 1904 and 1905. Special designs in  Suitings and Trouserings. Exclusive Patterns in all the  Latest Novelties. ���������- See Our Fancy Vestings in Honeycomb effects.    They are new and pleasing.  Substantial  aiid Dressy Men  cannot be well fitted unless tlieir ���������  apparel is made to order. Our  HIGH CLASS TAILORING adds  to the beauty of a good form and  corrects the defects of those lacking physical perfection. "NVe make  to order and we make to fit. There  ' is no guessing about our work.  Our figures on measurements and  our figures on prices are correct.  J. B. CRESSMAN   THE ART TAILOR.  BEVELSTOKE,   IB. O.  ~^^ii^i^?ti^yy!iii^  A'H'JUIJI-l.L-H JLIII NOTICE.  Notico   U  hereby  ���������riven thnt thirty days after  dato I iin.siil t>> apply to lho Chief CjiiiuiU-iiuner  <>f l.:i:nU aiul Works fin' special licences tu cut ami  carry away  timber frum tho following duacrilied  ' liv.iU in Ilia Cariboo (iUtrii-i:  Number One.  Comin5!U'i������s at a p-.i.-it tn.irkeil "I). Wo������laey*a  nortli east corn.t p.Ht," a:i:l iihiiiteil on the west  bank of Can u riwr a'������.:ui. (tne an.I ������me-haU milos  ��������� ab.ivri 11.nil-tor crook theneo U'^tiy) chains, theneo  south K i ������'!;aiii.-;, tli-.'-r.-o uast Sj cluiiiis!,. Uienee  north Su clij-in.'-i t*> iiu pl.i..*o uf crmtmciiccuient-.  Datud A.ijj'irit 27th, i!;tii.  Xit-.iihjr Two.  Coninu-'-.iehif-r nt, a po.-t maiked "II. \\'nnl.si*y'-i  RO'.ilii ivtut ciinser p-jil," a:nl plantvtt tin thu east  bank cf Omik' riv���������-i .iixi-it on.s \>.n I **tij~lv.\l( iniles  abuvj t! -iill -Ivy erjJi:, t sn.ii-*;; e.ist SJ eiriiu-*. lliviice  norih M( fh:*.:ui, Uium-v v."tM& Su t'haiiis. thunee  south S) ehaii*.:; ib Inn phuv iu etimuieaeemeiit.  IUU>;1 Au;.'it--t r������7th, lt������i)4.  Numb-, r Ttirei*.  Coiir.iieiiciiifj at a \\������:l v.-.wUrA ' I). Wo'jU-ey's  south *..'., r-t c'/i.r.'.i* jKi.it," ;;n.l jiliint'j.l ������������;i ltic ea.st  lmiik ui (,*an:te t\wr ttU.i;it *.>;.���������> mile above itlaen r  five!;, llieiK-e enst .*?,������ t;Ii:ti������i-, thenev r...v!h SO  ch'iin.-*, liienee we.it S> <-iiaii?ji, thenee .������������������outh SO  chains to;>t;u'u uf cuinuienecnuni.  JJaU-tl August -JiUh, WUJ.  Ntinihcr l'\������ur.  NOTIOE.  Notico is herehy given that thirty days after          ply 1"  a p  mi 1 pii:ii:e i ui: tne cast  ono tu:le ii.!h������\*j (Ihieivr  '.livii.v  .-outh ?U  ihe.uv   iiuith   S'J  nu*:it.  C.Vnn:nt';iriiijr  norlh  ea.>t ctT.ier  Kuikf>f ��������� iiii.������.' r.Vvr'iibutit  cr :ek.   thenee   iu'.h i*0   ehitiii^  C'h.iiii.s, thene j   er-..t   so ehaui.-j,  chains to the pl.tee or eo*.ii:i:e:i'.'  Dated Au������i;.it 2.K.I, W'-'jI.  Number 1*1 va.  Common-:';nj? at a pu*t uiavked "D. WooU-uy's  north oast eor.ter piwl," and plantL'd on the wewt  bank ufC.in.ij riv-r about two mile.; abuvo th-j  niouth uf lM,iei=r tr."jk| thenee west So chains,  theneo south oij clutiu*.*, thvip-o i*t.������t S'J cliain.s,  thenee noriliSJ cha hi 5 lo the pj.i*.-e uf commence-  ment.  Dated August 23t!i. 10C-J.  N;iinl;c-r oix.  Commend.12c at fi j-Oji m.irkc.l "D. W*oolse>'j  soutli worst I'oriifjr po.-t." and planted uu i.he  east lunik uf (..'amte river abuut - miles above  thu rnoutii ot tilaaier creek, theuce east su  chains, thcuec lw'ttn JS) ciuiins, Ihence v.est Sj  chhins, tlicu'jtt south S'J ciraiiii to the place of  coiniueneeiuent  Dated August 20 ih. 1001.  -'","-."    Number .seven*.  Comn.ei.cins at >��������� post markeil *'D. Woolse*'  north ca.st cr.r;ier post," and planted on the  vest side uf Cr.uoe river and at the mouth of  Glacier creek, ihence vve*t IGU ehuins. ihence  t-oiuit lu chains,.thence c<ist lti.j chains, thence  uorth JOcliains tothe place ol commencement.  Dated Angus: 27th. 1901.  Number Ki^ht.  Commencing a.', a post marked "I). Woolsey's  south west corner . pop 1," tiinl planted un the  west bauk of Cniioc river at the,mouth uf  GUicier creek, thenee east S chains, tlience  norlli S'J chains, thenee west SO chains theuce  soutii SM'hainsto the place of commencement.  Dated August '27th, 1'j'Ji  Number Nine. ..  'Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  norm cast corner pust,"_ [dinned on the wc-t  bniik uf canoe river about three miles above  lilacier creek, theuce west SO chains, thence  Eolith Si) ('hains, thence cast Sit chains thence  north su c'jaiu.i to the pUccuf commencement  . Dated August 2*.Uh, li������04.  Number Ten.  Coiutneuein^ et & po������t marked ' D. IVoolsaj's  north etit>t coiner pOo'." aud planted ou the  east hank of Canoe river about four miles  above Glacier creek, tuencc ue*t bo chains.  theuce south su chains, ihence east i-0 <:ha:ns,  theuce uortu dJ chuiua to place of commencement.  Dated August 23tii, 190-1.     ,  Number Eleven.  Commencing at ������ pn^t marked "D. Woolsey's  south   west corner posi," uud planted ou the  ertM   bank of   Canoe   liver  about   four,miles  above cilacier creek,  theuce  ea^t bt> chains,  theuce norih So chains, theuce \\e*st SU chains,  tbeiu-e south SJ chains to  the place oX com-  ..mencement.  ; '    Dated August C9tb, 1001.  Number Twelve  - Commencing at a postmarked "D. Woolsey's  south uost corner pom." and planted en the  east bank 01 uanoe river, about ti\e miles  above Glacier creek, tlience east SO chains,  thence jiort:i MJ cliuins, tneuce wtitiiU chainy,  tbence south bu cIihius to the place of com*  mencement.  Dated August 2-Dih, 1*001.  ^~1'-t^^:������rxi3-MMi*^;itf|}i)ei*(iii)ji:tcen.r> *<-���������,���������.--', -ytr>,  Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  nortii ca-t uiriier post," and planted outh:  west bank ot Cunue mer abou:~ live miles  above Glacier creek, tneuce west SO ch.tins',  thence >uuth &0 cn.uus iheuce east SU chains,  theuce north su thains to tuepluceof commencement.  Dated Au^cst CDih, ifol  Number fourteen.  Commencf n; at ft post marked "D. Woolsey's  north ea**t cornlT po>i," arpt planted on'thc  east bank of Cauoerner, about s:x miles Above  the niouth ol tilu *ier creek, thenee went SO  chains thenee-south SJ ciiains, liienee east SO  chaini, theuce ii'jrth S'J cnaiua to tliu place of  commence inent.  Dated August 29th, 100*.  Number Fifteen'  Commencing at a pest marked "D. Woolsey'i.  south west corner pCft," and planted on the  east bankuf Canoe river ab������ut six miles above  the mouth of Glacier crecK, thenee east SU  cchains, theuce nortii SJ chains thenee west  go chHiu^. theuce south sO cnaius to the pl-i.c  ot commenceiiieiit.  Dated August .Oth. 1001. "^  Number  Sixteen.  Commencing at a po-*! marked "D. Woohsev's  southwest torne;' post," aiid planted on the  east'bank of tianoc river about ncvtin iniles  above (jj.:cier cieek, thence east Cu chains,  tiieuee nortji SJ chrtiu-. thence -wt^t SO chain-*  theuce .south H> (.Jtaius to the place of e.-m-  * mencement.  Dated August 29th, 1901.  -Number cievenieor.  Commencing at a pu������>t innrkoil *'D. Woolsfly'ii  north eust corner post," and planted ou the  east bank of Canoe river, about seven miles  above Glacier creek, ihence west SU chains)  thencesoulh SO chains tlience east SU chains  thence north SO chains lo the place of com*  mencement.  date I intend to apply to tho Chief Commissioner  of Stands ami Works for special licences to cue and  carry awav timber from the following described  laiid-s in the district of Kast Kootenay:  Number One.  Coimrencing at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick*s  north west coiner post," aud planted on the south  bank    of    Wood   river  about   ten miles from its  mouth, thence west SO chains,  thence south 80  chains, thence east  80 chains thence north SO  chains to the place of comiiiencement.  Dated September 1st, 100-1.  Number Two.  Conuiiencins at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick's  north east, corner post," and planted on the south  bank of Wood river about ten miles from its  mouth, theuce east SO chaius, thence noutli SO  chain.s thenee west SO ciiains, thence north SO  chaius to the place of commencement.  Dated September 1st, 11)0-1.  Number Three.  Coinmenciiis at a post mnrked "T. Ktlpatrick's  north east eor;ier pnst," aud planted on the south  bank of Wood river, about one mile abnve the  mouth of Jumping creek, theuce west IGOeliams,  theuce soutli -tu chains, theuce east 100 chains,  theuce north 40 chains to the place of commence-  ment.  Dated September'2nd, iKO-t.  Number Vour.  Commencing nt a postmarked *'T. Kilnatrlck's  iK-rlh west corner post," and planted on the south  bauk uf Wood river about one mile above thu  mouth of .) urn pint; creek, thence cast SO chaius,  thence south SO chain.s, thencu west SO chains,  thence ninth SO chains to thu place of commence*  ment.  Dated .September 2nd, 1004.  Number Vive.  Commencing at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick'.s  north cast corner pust," and planted ou the south  bank of Wood river about three miles above the  niouth uf .lumping creek, thence south SO chaius,  thence west SU chains, theuce north SO chains,  thence east SO chaius to the place of commencement.  Dated September 2nd, 1901.  Number Six.  Commencing at a post marked "T. Kilnatrick's  north west corner post," and planted ou tlie south  bank of Wood river ahout three miles ahove the  mouth of Jumping creek, thence east 80 chains,  theuce south SO chaius. thence west 80 chains,  theuce uorth &u chains to the place of commencement.  Dated September 2nd, 1904.  Number Seven.  Commencing at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick***"  nortii west corner post," and planted on the west  bank of Wood river, about live miles above the  mouth of Jumping creek at the north bend. of  Wood river, thence east SO chains, theuce south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains, thence north 80  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated September 3n*L 1904.  Number Kight.  Commencing at a post marked 'lT. Kilpatriek's  south west corner post," ami planted 011 the west  bank of Wood river about live miles above the  mouth of Jumping creek at the bend of Wood river  to the north, thence east SO chains, thencu north  SO chaius, thence west SO chains, thence south SO  chaius to the place of commencement.  Dated September 3rd, 1004.  Number Nine.  Commencing at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick's  south east corner post," aud planted on the wcsC  bank of Wood river, about live miles abo\e the  mouth of Jumping creek at (hc uorth bend of  Wood river, thence west 80 chains, tlience nortli 80  chains, thenee c.i^t SJ chaius, thence south 80  chains to tho place of comiiiencement.  Dated September 2rJ, 1001.  Number Ten.  Commencing at a post marked '"T. Kilpatrick's  uoith west corner post," planted on the wes,t bank  of Wood river about seven miles above the mouth  of Jumping creek, tiieuee cast 8u chains, thence  south su chains, thence west SO chains, tlience  north 80 chaius to the place of commencement.  Dated September 3rd, 1904.  Number Hie ven.  Commencing at a post marked ' X. Kilpatrick's  north east corner post," and planted on the west  bank of Wood river about seven miles above the  mouth of Jumping creek* theuce went 80 chains,  thence south SO chains, theneo east SU chains,  theuce noith SO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated September 3rd, 1904.  Number Twelve,  Commencing at a-post marked "T. Kilpatrick's  south west corner post," and planted ou the west  bank of Wood riv<.r about seven miles above the  mouth of Jumping treek,> tlience euHt SO'chains,  theneo north SO chains, thence west 80 chains,  theuce south 80 chains to the placo of commence*  ment.    * ""^   -"*      ---.-,.       *  Number Seven.  Commencing at a post mavked "D. Woolsey's  nortii east corner post," and planted on the west  bauk of Canoo river about half a mile below Boulder creek, thence west 80 chains.thence south gO  chains, thence east SO chains, thence north SO  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated August 27th, 1904.  Number Eight.  Commencing at a post marked *'D. Woolsey's  north oast corner post," aud planted on the west  bank of Canoe river about one and one-half iniles  below Boulder creek, thence west SO chains, tlience  south SO chains, theuce east SO chains theuce  north St' chains to the place of commencement.  Dated August 27th, 19.11.  D. WOOLSKV.  NOTICE.  Notice i.s hereby given that thirty days nfter  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence tocut and  carry away timlier from the following described  lands in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "D. M'oolsey's  south west comer post" and planted at about oue  mile north of the Columbia river at I\ Peterson's  north east corner, theuce north SO chains, thence  cast SJ chains, theuce south so chains, theuce west  SO chains to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsev's  south cast corner post" aud pluntt.d at ahout one  utile north of the Columbia river at 1'. Peterson's  nortli east corner, thence uorth SU chains, thence  west So chains, thence south so chains.thence  east SO chaius to the place of e< mmencetuent.  Dated this 23rd day of March* ll)0J.  mch3l  O  D. WOOLSKV.  NOTICE-  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty days  after date we intend to apply to lhe Chief  Commissioner ol Lands and Works for a  twenty-one years* lease to cut all the limber tributary to Five Mile Creek, in the  district ot West Koolenay, dascribed as  follows:  Commencing- at a post planted at the  north east corner of Peterson's Limit on  the bank of Five Mile Creek, thence funning along both sides of Five Mile Creek  to a post planted near west fork of said  Five Mile Creek on or near the Standard  Basiii trail* thence running one mile in  each direction (east and west) thence  along in a southerly direction to within  one mile of Columbia river, thence back  to initial post and place of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day oi July, 1904.  REVELSTOKE   LUMBER CO., LTD.,  Per E. Schunlcr. Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date I  intend lo apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands ami Works for a lease for *Jl years to cut  timlier on the followine; described lands lying  partly in the district of West Kootenay and partly  in tho district of Cariboo : r..  Commencing at a post planted on the norlh  bank of Harvey creek near its confluence witli  Canoe river, "West Kootenay district, thence north  80 chains, thence west SO chains, thence north SO  chains, tlience west SO chains thence north 100  chains, thence west 24U chains, tlience north 720  chains, thence west 120 chains, thence north 4oo  chains, thence east 1U0 chains, theuce south 320  chaius, theuce east IGo chains, thence sonth S2o  chains, thence east 80 chaius, thence south 4oo  chains, thence east So chains, thence south 4oo  chains, thence west SO chaius more or less to the  point of commencement.  Dated this 10th March. 1904.  ap! 14  JAMES A. UARVEY  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given Ihat thirty days  after date we intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for  special licences to cut and carry away  timbei* from the following described lands  i'n West Kootenay districl:  1. Commencing at a post marked  "Revelstoke Lumber Co's north easl corner post," on west bank of Columbia river,  opposite six mile bar, Ihence running  south So chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence nortli 80 ciiains, thence east 80  chains to the point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked  ���������'Revelstoke Lumber Co's north west corner post," on west bank of Columbia river  opposite six mile bar, running south 80  cliaiiiSflhence east 80 chains, thence north  80 chains, thence west 86 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated this 20th day of July, 1904.     <   N  REVELSTOKE   LUMBER   CO. LTD.,  Per R. Davis, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice ls herebv given that thirty days after  date I Intend to apply to the Chief Comnl8*  sioner of Lands and Works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated in North East  Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "L.D.JIc-  Rae's north east corner,1' planted on the west  side of Kootenay river, opposite the forks,  thence west 1C0 chains.thence south 40 chains,  thence east 160 chains.thence north 40 chains  to place of commencement.  Dated July 22nd, 1904.  L. D. McRAE.  Notice.  NOTICE,  Notice is liereby given that thirty days after  date I intend toapply to the Chfef Commissioner of 1.ands and A'orks fora special licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following descrihed lands, Bituated in North East  Kootenay:  CommcnciniT ata post marked "Frank Corson's north enst corner," planted on the west  side t������f Kontunnv river, opposite tho forks,  theneo west liiO cliHins.thencc i-onth 40 chains,  thence east lot) chains thenee norlh 40 chains  to place of commencement.  Dated July 22nd. 1904.  FRANK CORSON,  I'er L. I). McRae, Agent.  Tenders will be received by the undersigned at a  rate on the dollar, up to noon on the 2nd day of  September next, for the purchase of the stocfc in  trade of H. K. Livingstone, general store, Arrowhead, B. C.  The highest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  J. N. HENDERSON, Assignee,  Vancouver, B. C.  August, 22nd. 1904.  RE-OPENED  J. MALEY  In J. Samson's Building, Second Street.  FTMh  Vegetables,   Pot    Plants  Flowers of All Kinds  ami  Fruit for Sale.   Orders taken for locally grown"  Tomato and other plants for setting out.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for aspecial licence to cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands:. ��������� , . A    .  1. Commencing at a post planted oh the east  side of Keystone trail, about three-quarters of a  mile from the Columbia river and marked "J. II.  White's north west corner post," anil running  south SQ chains, thence;.-easc 80 chains, thence  north SO chains, thence -west 60 chains to uorth  west corner post or place of commencement.  ���������2. Commencing at a post planted on cast side  of Keystone trail, about three-quarters of a mile  from the Columbia river antl marked "J. II.  White's south west corner post," tbence noi th 80  chains, thence east SO chains, tlience soutb SO  chains, theuce west SO chains to south we&t eurner  post.  Dated Aug. 17th, 1904.  J. II. WHITE.  PatTdTvugriTrMtlfrisM:      "  ~ '���������      ~T!=='=  i. uinbcr Eighteen.   \  Commencing ������.t a post marked "1). Woolsey'i'  northeast corner post," and planted on the  west bank of Canoe rii'or about eight miles  Above Claeicr creek, liienee _vus( yu cliulna,  thence soutii BO chains, tlieiiee east <?0 chains,  tlience north SU clmius forthe place of conir  menceinvin.  Dated 29th August. 1901 !  Number Nineteen.  Commcncliifrut a post marked "I). Woolsev's  north west corner, post," and planted on the  west bank of Canoe river at the foot of Grove  Haplda, thunee soutii 80 chains, llienco east 80  chains, theuce north 80 chains, thenee west SO  chains to the place of coiniuciiciment.  Pated August !Mih, 1994.  Number Twenty.  Commencing bj. iv post marked "D, Woolsey's  nortli east corner post," and planted on the  west bank of Can >c ilyer alioaf, one-lialf mile  below the mouth ot Olacier cjeck, thepce west  1G0 chains, thence south 4U chains, tjjeqce east  KiO eliains, tlience norih '10 elialus to the place  cf commencement. '  Pated August 27th, 1001.  Number Twenty-One.  Commoncl������Bflt u post marked."!). Woolsey's  south westeoriior post." and planted on the  cast bank of Oanoa rfvar about thiee miles  above Glacier creek, thencg east, Si) chains,  tlience north 80 chains, tbence west������0 cliuins,  tficnec couth SO cjjalns to tlie pla;e pf .conir  mencement.  Dated August 29th, 1901.  P. WOOL8EY.  NOTICE.  Uottae isliereby given that thirty days after  date I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a lease for 21  years to cut limber on thu /ojjoiylng described  lauds lying partly In llic dlstruit of West  Kootenay and parity in thed'Htrletof.'.iariboo:  Commeneiug nt a post planted on the uorth  bank of llarver creel; near Its continence with  Canoo river. Wear Kciotenny dl trict, thence  norlh 80 chains, theuce west SO chains, thence  nortli SO chains, thencu wost 80 chains, thence  north 100 chnins, Uiuiicd west 240 chains,  thonco norlli 720 chiilim, llienco west 120  chains, thence nortli 400 chains, (h<mcc cast  160 chains, theneo south ������20chalns, tlienvo east  JC0 mlialns. tlience smith 'AM chains, thonuc  cast UO chains, thencu south 4o() chains, thencu  OMt SOchaius, llienco south '100 cliuins. thunee  .west ko chains more or loss to tho polut of  .commencement.  (L'jatcd August Z-illi, lfKM.  Q. S. McCABTEB.  ment.  Dated September Urd, 1904. '  Number Thii teen.  Commencing at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick's  south east corner poat," and. planted on the west  bank of Wood river about seven miles above the  mouth of .lumping ereek, thencu west 40 chains,  thencu north 100 chains, theuce cast 40 chains,  theuce soutb 100 chains to tlie plaeu of commence*  ment. -    o  Dated September 3rd, 1B04.  Number Fourteen.  Coiunjcucingat a post ii}.nk2d "T. Kilpatrick's  'lioVtb west corner post," and planted on tliu north  bank' of Wood liver nlMUt uighf miles from its  mouth, theuce cast So clmius, tliepce south SO  chains, thence west SO eli'iins, tlience nortii SO  chains lo the place of commencement-  Dated September .-ith, 1004. ^  Nuuiber I'.fteon.  Commencing at a post markod "T. Kilpatrick's  north west corner post." and planted on the.south  bank of Wood river, about suven miles above its  mouth, tlience east SO chains, tlience south SO  chains, tiieuee wc-,1 SO chaius, thenee nortii 80  cliaiiH to the place of commencement..  D.'.tud September 3th, 1904.  Number Sixteen.  Commencing at a post maiked "T. Kilpatrick's  north east corner post,'' planted on thc soutii bank  ���������if Wood river about seven miles from its mouth,  Ihence v/tiit SI) chains, tbence soulli 80 chains,  thencu east 80 clmijH. t);eiice north SO chains to  the place of commencement."  Pated September 3t._, 1904.  Number Seventeen.  Co.nr.icncinjrata post marked "T, Kilpatrick's  noutli wost conier post." B-nd planted on the sontli  bank of Wood river about seven miles from its  mouth, tlience nortii SO chains, thonce east 80  chains, tlience south 80 chains, thenee west SO  ehainsto the place of commencement.  ^DatedSeptember 8th,-1804.���������-���������������������������..���������-^ -_1_  NOTICE.  Thirty days nfter date I intend to apply to the  Chief Conimissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to cut antl earry away timber from the  following described lands in West Kooteuay.  Commencing at a post planted about 10 chains  sonth of the' north east Corner Post of Timber  Berth 6139 running north 100 ciiains, thence east  40 chains, thence south ICO chains, tlience west  40 chains to place of commencement..  Dated this 20th day of August, 1904.  E. G. BUIUUDGE.  , NOTIOE,  Notice is hereby given that we, thc Arrowhead  Lumber Company, Limited, of Arrowhead, intend,  60 days after date, to apply to thc Chief Commissioners of Lands  and  Woiks, for  permission to  purchase tbe undermentioned.,,tract, of land in  West Kootenay District: ___.  Commencing at a post planted on the cast bauk-  of Half way Creek about two and a quarter iniles  from Arrow Lake and marked "south east corner  post of Arrowhead Lumber Company, Limited,"  thence nortii 100 chains, thenee west 40 chains,  thence soutii 100 chains, thence east 40 chains to  place of commencement.  ���������  Dated at Arrowhead, B.C., 3rd September, 1904.  TIIE ARROWHEAD LUMBER CO.,  sep 8-60d  LTD.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tbo Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timbur from the following described lands in the West Kootenay District:  Cominencing at a post planted on the east bank  of Halfway Creek about two and a quaiter miles  from Arrow Lake and marked "W. K. Deatty's  south east corner post," thence north 3C0 chains,  thence west 40 chains, thence soutli 1G0 chains,'  thence east 40 chains to place of commencement.  Dated this 3rd day of September, 1901.  sep S*4t  W. R. BEA.TTY*.  T. KILPATRICK.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I ll(tei|d to apply tu the Chief Commissioner  tif Loptfa ainlVVori"' L0' special licences to cut and  cany 'away..;tliulier Triim tl|e (ollqwing described  lands in the West Kootenay district!  Number One,  Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  south westcorner post," and planted on theeast  hank of Canoe river at the mouth of Harvey creek,  theuce east SO chains, thence north SO chains,  thence vvest SO chains, thence soutli SO chains to  the place of commencement.  Dated August 20th, 1904.  Number Two.  Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  south west corner post." and planted on the east  bank of Canoe river and about oue mile above the  mouth nf Harvey creek, thence east SO chains,  thence north SO chains, tlience west SO chains,  thepce il0!)!'1 "I1 rli^il!1* t������ "-' pku'e of commencement,  ' Duted Aigust 20th, 1901. "       .  Numlier Three.  Commonclmr at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  south west corner post." and planted on the east  bank of Canoo. river about two iniles above Harvey creek, theuce east 80 chains, theuce nortii 80  chains, thence west .80 chains, thence south SO  almliis'to the place of commencement.  J>t������tjt).d .A|i(jijsfc IJ7|!|, 19W.   '-'"'*������������������'   If umber Pour. \..  Xomineneillg at''i'n.ost'niajtkqd !!J). Woojsort  north ������a������C cornerposC ttpd planted op the vr|Ut  bank of Canoe river about two miles above the  mouth of Harvey creek, thonco weatSO chains,  thcuco south SO chains, thence cast 80 ehsrna,  IJ^uco north 80 chains to the place of commence*  ment.  '  Dated August 27th, 1904.  Number rivo.  Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey's  south tt'������?t corner post," and planted on the east  bank of Canoe f(ye," about three miles above the  mouth of Harvey creek, tjiopcp east SOchaius,  thence north 80 chains, theneo weat CO c(l-a!riJi  thuncu south 80 chains to the place of commence;  ment.  Dateil August 27th, 1904.  Numlier Six.  Commencing at a post marked "D. Woobiejr'e  south wtfst copier post," and planted on the east  sldo of Canoo river about half a mile above Boulder crook, thunee east SO cMlis, thence nortli 80  chnins, tlience west SO chains, thence south 80  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated August^Hi, 1904.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thiity days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Comnfissioucr  of-Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from tlie follow ing described j_v__d'3 in the West Kooteuay district:  Commencing at a poit marked "E. McBean's  soutli west corner post," and planted at the side of  the Big Bend trail about 5 mileR nortli of Downie  creek, thence north SO chains, thence east So  chains, tlience soutli 6o chains, tlience west So  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated tbis 2nd day of May, 19o4.  i. Commencing at apost marked "C.  F. Lindmark's corner post," and planted  half a mile from soutlrfbank of \ Big Eddy  creek about tjvo miles and a quarter from  Columbia river,-thence: south 8o chains,  thence west So chains, Ihence north 8o  chains, thence east 8o: chains to pointof  commencement.  2. Commencing;, at a post marked "C.  F. Lindmark's corner post," planted on  the south bank or Big Eddy  creek, about two miles and a half from  Columbia river, thence south 40 chains,  thence west 160 chains, thence north 40  chains, thence east 160 chains to point of  commencement.  3. Cominencing at a post ma'rked "C.  F. Lindmark's cornor post," planted about  ten ciiains from south bank of Big Eddy  creek about half a mile from the Columbia  river, tlience 40 chains south, thence 160  chains west, thence 40 chains north,  thence 160 chains east to point of commencement.  4. Commencing at a post planted  about three-quarters of a mile from Rock  creek and one mile and a half from the  west bank of the Columbia river and  marked "C. F. Lindmark's corner post,"  tlience west 160 chains, thence norlh 40  chains; thence east 160 chains, thence  south 4ochains to point of commencement.  Dated this 20th day of July, 1904.  CHAS..:F. LINDMARK.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNElt.  To II. 1'.Smith, or to whomsoever he may have  transferred his interests iu the Carbonate  Chief mineral claim, situated on Keystone  Mountain,   Big  Bend  district    of    West  Kootenny.  You are hereby notilled thatl, Henry Wilcox, co-owner with vou In the Carbonate Chief  mineral claim, above described have performed labor nnd made expenditure on the said  claim to the extent of ?102 50 under the provisions������! Section 24 of the Mineral Act.lnorder  to  hold said claim, aud tho years for which  said labor  was   performed  nnd  expenditure  made  having  expired, I do  hereby give.you  notico  to  contribute your proportion of such  expenditure; and  you  aro-further notified  that If at the expiration cf 90 days of publication hereof, you fall  or refute to contribute  your proportion of the expenditure so made  and required by Section 24 of the M.neral Act,  together with all costs of advertising, your interest in said claim shall become vested in me  under and by virtue of provisions of Section i  oi thc Mineral Act amended Act, 1900.  Dated at Revelstoke. B. C, August 4th, 1904.  HENRY WILCOX, Co-owner.  ---. ������     -'.     fe* NOTIQfi.-  Notico ishefebygiven'that thirty days after  date I intend to make application to the Honorable the Cliief Conimissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to cut and carry away timber from  the following described lauds situated in tbe  Kootenay District, B. C.: ,  Commencing nt a post at the south west corner  of Lot SOU, marked soutli east corner, thence nortli  one mile, theuce west one mile, thence south one  mile, thence east one mile to the point of commencement.  And commencing at a post about a quarter of a  mile east of the south west corner of Lot SOO,  marked nortli*ea-,t copier, tiienpe west two miles,  thence soutii one-half mile, thence east two miles,  thence nortii one-half mile to the point of commencement.  Dated July 2nd, 1904.    .'  CHARLES MACDONALD.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the Estate of Kenneth John  Dodd. late of Revelstoke,  machinist, de  ceased, and tbe matter of the Administrators Act. ���������-   .        .  Notice is hereby given that by an order of the  Supreme Court of British Columbia, made  bv the Honourable Mr. Justice Bole, dated  28th day of June, A.D., 1904.  I, the undersigned, was appointed administrator of the estate of the above-named deceased, who died on the llth day of April, 1904.  All creditors of thc estate of'the said deceased  are required on or before the 3rd day of September.  1904,  10 send   particulars of their  claims   to   me  duly verified,  and all parties  indebted to the said estate are required to pay  such indebtedness to me fortbwitti.  . Dated  at  Yale,  B. C this 30th dayof July,  A. D., 1901.  WM. DODD,  a4-41 Administrator.  This Shorthand is totally different to all others.  It only takes weeks to learn instead of months or  venrs. It can bu read like print. At the fourth  lesson you write 40 words, and at the 10th lesson  100 wools a minute. Tlie lirst three lessons  enables you to make private notes, am1 the 9th  lesson brings you to corresponding style, the 20tb  and final lesson to reporting, lt takes but two  houi-H to learn the tir*t lesson ami a specimen  may bu seen at the lSKVKi.sroKK Ukualii on  application to the Manager, Mr. A. Johnson.  Lessons by mail are quite easy. We guarantee  success. Our youngest pupils are 13s ami the  eldest ������2. Typewriting tauglit by mail. We forward you lesson sheets to teach you the correct  lingering���������all the lingers. All aro taught on the  blind touch sv.steiu. Write, saying the machine  you have, or ii we are to supply you with a*Xew or  .Second Hand one. We do not hire out machines.  'Terms for Shorthand $30, to completion pavable  by Instalments. Typewriting $10 to completion,  but payment in advance.  Address the Secretary,  Studio Over Imperial Bank,  P. O. Box 176. Victoria, H.C  mlZ~  "ErMcBEANf^  '    NOTICE.  Notice is herehy.given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away til.lier from the following described lands in the West Kootenay district:  J. Cojurnenolng at It post marked "E. McBean's  ���������outh east corner post, and planted at the west  bank of the Columbia river opposite the mouth of  Holdlcb creek, tbence nortii 80 chains, tlience  west 80 chains, tlience .south 80 chnins, thenee  east 80 chains to the place of commencement.  2. Cominencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  north east comer post,*' and planted at the west  bank of the Columbia river opposite tho mouth of  Uoidich creek, theuce soutii 80 chains, thence  west' SO chains, tlience nortli SO chains, thence  east 80 chains to tbe place of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of April, 19o4.  ml������ . E. McBEAN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands ana Works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated in Nortb East  Kootenay: -  Commencing at a post marked "William  t rawlord'saouth westcorner," planted on the  east bank ol Vermillion river, tbence east 1C0  chains, tbence north 40 chains, tbence west 1G0  chains, thence south 40 chains to place of  Cflm_n,Enpepiepp. ���������  Daled this 6(h day of July, 1904,  WILLIAM CRAWFORD.  Per L. D. McRae, Agen t  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that tliirty daysafter  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special lieenee  to cut and carry away timber from the following dewrlbed lands, situated in North East  Jtootcnsj.':  Commencing at a post marked "Mrs. K. Mc-  Eorley's soutb west corner," planted on thc  east bank of Vermillion river, thence cast 1C0  chains.thence nortb 40 chains, tbence west 1G0  cbaina, tbence nouth 40 chains to place of  commencement.  Dated this Cth day ol July, 1904.  MRS,  K. MeSORLEY,  Per Josepii Boyce, Agent,  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to npplv to the Chief Conimissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  and cariyaway timber from the following described lands iu the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "M. J". Parson's south west corner post" and jilanted at  about one anil nnc-foiirtb miles from the mouth of  lloldich creek and 011 the cist bank of saiil creek,  theuce north 1U0 chains, tbence east 40 chains,  theuce south 100 ehuins, thence west 40 chains to  thc place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "M, J. parson's south cast corner post" mid planted at about  onu and one-fourth miles from the mouth of Hol-  dichl creek ami on the east bank of said creek,  tlience nortli 160 chains, thcuco west 40 chains,  thence soutii 100 chains, thence east 40 chains to  tlie place of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of March, 1904.  rnchSl ""���������       "-1-- jirrf PARSON?  NOTICE." . *  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after date  I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for n spocial licence to cut and  carry away timlier from the following described  lands in tiie West Kootenay district;  1. Commencing at a past marked "II. O. Parson's soutli east corner post" and planted at  about oue mile north of the Columbia river, back  of Strawlierry Flat, tlience north 80 chains, tlience  west SOchaius, thence south SOchalns, thence east  80 chains to the placo of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "II. fl. Par-  Hon'a south west corner post" mid planted at  aliout one mllu north of the bank of tliu Columbia  river, back of Strawlierry Flat, thencu nortli 80  chains, tlience east 80 chains, thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains to the place of  commencement.  Dated this 24th day of March, 1004.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 80 days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works fora special licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands situated in North East  Kootenay: '  Commencing at a post marked "J. II, Robinson's south east corner." planted on the  west side Kootenay river, opposite the forks,  thence west 160 chains, tbence nortii 40 chains,  tbence east 1G0 chains, thence south 40 chains  to place of commencement.  And'  Commencing at a post marked "J. H. Robinson's north east corner," planted on the  west side of Kootenay river opposite tbe forks,  thence west lfiO chains,thence south 40 chains,  thence east ISO chains, thence north 40 chains  to place of commencement.  Dated.July 22nd, 1904.  J. H. ROBINSON,  Per L. D. McRae, Agent.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I Intend to, apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber from tho fellow-  iug described lands, situated in North East  Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "Hugh  Bruce's north east corner," planted on the  west Bide of Kootenay rivor.opposite the forks  thence west 160 chains.thence soutii 40 chains,  thenceeast 1G0chains, thence north40 chains  to place of commencement,  Dated July 22nd, 1901.  HUGH BRUCE,  t- Per L. D. McRae, Agent.  Cleveland Bicycles  FROM   846.00  Agent for the famous cushion frame  wheels���������all roads good roads with the  cushion frames.  Bicycle fittings, Dunlop, M. and W.,  and Single tube tires, pumps, bells,  gas and oil lamps, handle grips, sad-  ales, . valves, Morrow coaster brakes,  etc.   Wheels repaired.  Cycle Depot  Back of Roy Smythe's Tobacco Store.  DR. MORRISON  Dentist  Successor to Dr. Curry  GOLD CROWN & BRIDGE WORK  A   SPECIALTY.  DENTAL PARLORS  Over Bews' Drug Store.  MACKENZIE   AVENUE.  r*^rV*,������^������^*'^^*^*-������*r'>*r*������^r>r>rV'>A_S  ON  SALE.  Embroidered Centrepiece, red r/oses  and leaves, new designs, $10.  Embroidered Centrepiece, sweet  peas.  Collars in Point and Battenburg  Lace.  Handkerchiefs in Point Lace.  Turnovers in Embroidery, Point  Lace and Cross Stitch.  Orders taken for Shirt Waists in  Embroidery, Cross Stitch and Battenburg Lace.  Patterns and materials on hand for  Point and Battenburg Lace.  Lessons in Lace Work at reasonable  rates.  Mrs. Boak  Cowan Block  racli31  H. O. PARSON  tfOTJOE,  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special licence  to cut and carrj away timber from tho following described lands, situated in North East  ICootcnay:  Commencingat a post marked "K. E. Adair's  north east corner," planted on tho west side  of Kootenay river, opposite the forks, thonco  west IGO chains, thence south 40 chains, tbence  cast 100 chains, tbence north 40 cbains to  place of eoi_)moiieefflpn(.  Dated July 23nd, 1904,  E. E. ADAIR.  Per L, D. Mcltae, Agent.  NOTICE,  Notice ls hereby given that thirty dayB after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and works for a special licence  to cutand carry away timber from thc following described lauds, situated in north Kast  Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked ' Richard  Buckley's north east corner," planted on tbe  west side of Kootenay rlver.opposlte the fork*,  thence west 1G0 chains, thence south 40 chains;  tbence east 100 chalno, thence north 40 chains  to place of commencement.  Dated July 22nd, 1904.  ���������   RICHARD BUCKLflY,  Per L. D. McEae, Agent.  NOTICE  Notice is herebv given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lnnds and Works fora special license  to cut anil carry away timber from the following described lands:  Commencingat a post marked " A. E. Ash-  croft's Southeus^-cornor," planted on the west  boundary llnc'(neiir the soutli cud) of IC, i S..  Lot 870, West Kootenay district; thence west  40 chains; thence north about 115 chains to  boundary of the Joseph LeLondc limit; thence  cast 40 ehaini. following boundary line of  the Le Londc limit; tbence south 11a chains  morc or less following the nest boundary line  of IC. & S., Lot 870, to place of commencement.  Dated July 12th, 1904.  A. E."ASHCROFT,  FOR  SALE !!  Greenhouse and  Market Garden  AT A BARGAIN PRICE  Contains Four Acres, House  and Outbuildings, Large Greenhouse, Etc. Will be sold cheap  for Cash.  Call for particulars at the  HERALD Office.  C. J. Wilkes  MACHINIST &  BLACKSMITH  All Kinds of Jobbing Work  Done.  Sewing Machines Cleaned and  Repaired.  Keys Fitted on the Shortest  Notice.  Opposite Salvation  Army  FIRST   STREET.  LIcenMd [Auctioneer for tha  City of Revelatok*.  ������>^*>^������**''*i^**^'>*'*>������*������'*'V*^****>W  SINGER  NOTICE.  Notice ls hereby given that thirty days after  datel Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Landsand works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated in North East  Kootenay:  ���������Commenclngr___at a_spgst__m_arkedi!H. Bruce's  north west corner." planted on tbe east bank  of Vermillion river, thence east ICO chains,  thence south 40 chains, thence west 100 chains,  thence north 40 chains to place of commencement.  Dated this Cth day of July, 1904.  H, BRUCE,  Fer Josoph Boyce, Agent.  NOTIOE.  Notico is' hereby given that thirty days after  dato I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner ol bauds and Works foraspecial licence  to cut aud carry away timber from the following deseribed lands, situated in North East  Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "M. McSor-  ley's north west corner," planted on theeast  bank of Vermillion river, tlience cast 100  chains, thence soutb 40 chains, thence west ICO  chains, thence north 40 chains to place of  commencement.  Dated this. Oth day of July, 1901,  M. MeSORLEY.  Per "Joseph Boyce, Agent,  Notice to Creditors.  In the matter of the Estate of John K. Oenelle,  late ot Nakusp, British Columbia, deceased.  Notice is horoby given, pursuant to the "Trua.  tees and Executors Act." that all creditors and  etliera having claims aualnst the estate of the  said John E. Ocnelle, who died on or about the  Oth day of Juno, A.D., 19o4, are required, on or  beforo the 16th day of October, A. D., 19o4, to  Bend by post, prepaid, or deliver to the undersigned their christian and surnames, addresses  and descriptions, the full particulars of their  claims, duly verified, tho statement of their  accounts, and the nature of the securities (if any)  held by tliem. . ...  And further take notice, that after such last-  mentioned date the administrator will proceed to  distribute the assets of the said deceased amongst  tlie parties entitled thereto, having regard only to  the claims of which he shall then have notice,  and Omt the said administrators will not he llabj?  for the said assess, bt any Dart, thereof, to any  fie'rson or'persons of whose claims notice snail not  iaye' been' received by him at the time of such  distribution.  Dated this 8th day of August, A. D., 19o4.  HARVEY, McCARTER & PINKHAM,  Of Revelstoke, B. C,  Ud Solicitor for the Administrator.  KINO'S  COLLEGE SCHOOL  ���������ippMla to parents -who desire their mm to hsre h������mo ear*  and comfort! while receiving a luperlor  IHTILLEOTUAL, MORAL AND PHYIIQAL TRAINING.  Ib hu met with remarkable nicceu In  MMPETITIVE   EXAMINATIONS   AND   ATHLETIOt,  and lt ha* the confidence and patronaire of manr of lhe beat  fkmlllei.   Beopena Sept. 6th.   AeferenoM : The Lord Blihop of  ITaw Weitmlnfter; the B*.t. Dr. Pentreatb. Archdeacon of  OtlMAftl*. ������(C*  BEV.C. J. BUENT0N, MX, He* MttUT,  ������7t BC1LU1D 8I.������ VAXCOITTUi 1. C1  Sewing Machines  Can be purchased on  payment of $5.00 per  month.  , Anybody wanting a,  flrst-class Singer Sew-  .^ ing Machine on easy  terms, can get them  from  H. Manning, Agt.  Mackenzie Avenue.  UCS-- UNION -=&#  Cigar  Factory  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.  FOR SALE  ���������At a Bargain if Sold This  Month���������  ONE RESIDENCE  In Central  Part  of the City, and One  T .nt^n-v-inn- :__!   A GOOD RANCHE  80 Acres, close to town, 35 acres of  Which can be easily cleared. Suitable for  Hay and Mixed Farming. Apply for  particulars at HERALD Office.  PIANO BARGAINS  For Sale  One B3LL UPRIGHT PIANO  slightly used, Orchestra Attachments  SI 75  One KARN PIANO  S200  One MASON & RISCH SQUARE  PIANO S250  For particulars apply to���������  john Mcleod,  Second Street, Revelstoke  MACHINERY FOR SALE  SECOND   HAND���������CHEAP  2���������Saw Carriages.  1���������Edger.  1���������Iron   Saw   Frame   and  Mandrel  top and bottoin.  2���������Engines,  1-Bqilpr,  2���������Hand Shingle Machines.  1���������Brickyard Boiler.  1���������Lath Machine.  Also for sale cheap a complete sawmill.   Machinery never used or set up,  Apply to  J), McPhaddex,  Revelstoke, B. C.  Massage   Treatment  DR. J. O'CONNOR  "FIRST STREET"  Patients Visited at Their Homes  By Appointment^  Turkish Baths, SI.OO  ADVERTISERS  PLEASE NOTE  Tiie Revelstoke  Herald Ssr*  IS THE  ONLY KNOWN  Advertising  Medium  IN  WEST  KOOTENAY A Midnight  Visitor  I.  J3e-  sea-  filled  short  deck  "Tliere are more terrors nt. sea  than shipwreck nnd fire, moro frights  and horrors, luatoys, thun famine,  blindness, nnd cholera," snid the old  seaman, with a slow motion of his  eyes rountl upon thc little company  of sailors. "1 remember onco being  aboard a ship in tlie Indian Ocean.  There was ne'er a moon that night.  The ship rose faint nnd hushed to  the stars. It was ono hell in the  morning watch. Scarce nir enough  moved to Rive lifo to the topmost  canvas. A.s the ship bowed upon  tho light swell th'o sails swung in nnd  swung- out with a rush sound of  many wings up in the gloom. Vet  the vessel had steerage way in that  hour. Shall 1 tell you why?  cause I know!"  The grey-haired,     respoctnblo  man   closed  his  eyes   in  silence,  with  significance,   and,  after a  smoke,   thus proceeded :  "Some of the watch on  sprawled about in the shadow out of  sight, curled up, asleep. Only one  figure was upright forward. 'Twas  tlie shape of the man on the lookout.  "This man thus standing, by no  means asleep, yet with his head sunk  and no doubt his eyes closed, was  suddenly struck on the side of the  face by something hairy, damp, and  cold. . He sprang into tho air as  though ho had been shot through the  heart. Oh, heavens! Y.'hnt was it ?  A naked figure. shaggy as Peter  Sarrano, wild with hair, furious with  a grin, terrible with tlie red gleamo  the starlight flung upon his little  eyes. The sailor shrieked liko a  midnight cat, and fell in a heap  down upon the deck in a fit.  "The ship was in commotion in an  instant. Such a yell as that was  worse than the smell of (ire.  " 'What's the matter?" roared the  mate.  " 'Here's Kennedy in a fit, sir,'  sung out a voice.  " 'Is that all?' said the mate.   And  lie went forward to look at the man.  " 'It's a  fit,     certainly,'  said     he.  'Give him air, lads.      Got a drink of  . cold    water    into    his mouth.      It's  #pilepsy." "  "Vyhen the mate was told  the man  had  his   senses  and Was  sitting    up,  he went forward again and questioni-  cd  hi in.      He was sitting on the foot  of a  cathead,  and   was  too  weak    to  risy  when     the    mate ,stood     beforo  ., him.' ,     ���������'. __.  "'What   is     this     you're  rambling  about?'  said the oflicer.    'Aren't you  ���������quite'well yet?"  :���������" 'Clow me,  then, ���������   it slapped    mo  fair over the chops, like flicking   yer  with" the  wet sleeve of a jacket.    He  rose four foot when I swounded.  He  might  ha'   been  more an'  he    might  ha' been    less.        Darkness put    him  out���������only  that I recollect,' said     the  man.  turning up his pale face  to  the  stars,   'taking notice of a couple   of  eyes like red  lights floating in water,  and a grin pf teeth' wide as the keys  of a pianey.'  " 'He's mad,' thought the man, who  stepped, nevertheless, into the bows  and looked over. Nothing was to be  seen. Ho surveyed the ocean by the  light of the stars, and glanced  along the deck and up aloft, then  told the look-out man to go below  and turn in, and went aft, reckoning  tho thing an epileptic's nightmare.  - " 'Just then a catspaw blew. It  was so" faint that it scarcely chilled  the moistened forefinger of the officer  it had to be reckoned with, nevertheless. It was an air of wind, anyhow, and someone sung out that the  ship was aback forward, on which  tho mate went to the break of the  poop, and yelled to tlie seamen to  trim sail.- Something went wrong  in swinging tho yards on  the fore.  " 'Jump aloft, a hand, nnd clear  it.'  "A seaman went up the rigging;  his shadowy    shape vanished  in     the  you might have counted fifty, putting his foot into the topmast rigging, ho began to crawl, with frequent breathless stops; his' passage  up those sh'rouds had the dying uncertainty of tho tread of a bluebottle when' it climbs a sheet of glass  in  October.  "On a sudden he came down into  tho top very fast. There lie stood  staring aloft as though fascinated or  electrified;   then,     putting     his     foot  ���������-$������������4-#������$*a-$.jovcl. t)l0 toP(  h0 KOt  jnto t|,e   foro_  shrouds, and trotted down on deck,  all vcry quick. The captain stood  near the main hatch, looking up.  The mate approached him, and. in a  whisper of uwo and terror, exclaimed, whilst his eyes sought tlie shadow up in the forotopmnst crosstrces:  M believe the Dutchman's right, sir,  and that we've been boarded by the  dovil  himself.'  " 'What nro yer  talking about?'  " 'I never saw tlie like ol" such a  thing!' said tlie male, in slinking  tones.  " 'Js it a man?" said the captain,  staring up with amazement, whilst  the seamen camo hustling close in a  sneaking way to listen, and the  Dutchman  drew   close   to  the  mate.  " 'It has the looks of a man,' said  the mate; 'yet it sha'w't be murder  if you kill  him.'  " 'She vos no man, sir. I vos  close. I vent closer don you. I expect, sir,' snid tho Dutchman, 'she's  nn imp. Strange dot I did not see  him till I was upon her.'  DJMESE BUSINESS WITS  THEIR WOED IS AS    GOOD  THEIR BOND.  AS  II.  "Tho captain Went swiftly to his  cabin for a binocular glass. The  lenses helped him to determine the-  motionless shadow in the crosstrces,  and ho clearly distinguished an apparently large human shape, but in  what fashion., or whether or not  habited, it was impossible to soo.  How had he come into the ship ?  The captain went on to the poop  and searched tho silent sea with the  glass with some fancy of timing a  boat wthin reach of his visionrNoth-  ing was to be seen.  "It got wind in the forecastle that  something wild, unearthly, hellish,  was aloft, and theTWatch below turned out, too restless to sleep,- and all  through those hours of darkness the  sailors  walked the decks in groups.  "Why don't the captain let me  shoot him?' said the second mate  at four o'clock. 'I cannot miss that  mark.'  " 'No,' said the chief mate. 'I've  talked of trying what shooting will  do. The captain means to wait for  sunlight. But how did it get on  board?' said he, sinking his voice in  awe. 'There's no land for hundreds of leagues.'  "It was not long before day whitened tlie east. And then, nnd even  then, what was it? Tliere it-sat. up  in tho crosstrces���������a hairy, sulky bulk  of man or beast, black; and the: creature looked hard down, whilst all  hands were  staring hard, up.  " 'Seized, if it isn't a gorilla!-'  said the mate.  " 'So,' said the captain, letting  fall his binocular. 'Look for your-  !self. Vet it's not a num. either.'  He burst into n laugh, as though for  relief. 'It's a huge hairy baboon, !  one of the biggest I ever saw in my  life. .He'll be as fierce as a mutinous crew, and strong as a frigate's  complement. What's to be done  with  him?"  " 'How in Egypt did he conic on  board?" said the mate, viewing the  beast  through  the glass.  "'By that, maybe, sir," exclaimed  the second" mate, pointing to some  object floating flat and yellow, faint  aud far out upon the starboard quarter. -���������  "Tlie captain levelled the ship's  telescope. 'A large raft.' he exclaimed, after some minutes of silent  examination.      'May be.'  "Tho captain said : 'The boast  don't seem faint, hut I guess he's  thirsty,   and   he  may  fall   mad,   come  Keen    Sense   of    Justice  and and  Conscientious Objections to  Progress.  Tho Chinaman is a complex problem, and it is not within tho scope  of tho Kuropenn to do justice to  any one sido of his character; but  we are i>erhnps���������thoso of us who  live in the Kast���������better able to appreciate his business capabilities, for  the reason that it i.s in- this capacity  Ihat we most nearly come into  touch'  wilh  him.  .Successful training is the aim and  ambition of the middle class Cltinn-  niati, and he devotes himself to this  end with an energy of which few  Europeans, with their many other  interests in life, are capable.  The greater part of my life having  been spent in the north of China,  says II. b'uli'ord flush in the Shanghai Times, it must be understood  that my remarks bear upon the northern native merchant, who is a  moro phlegmatic and cautious man  than his southern brother nnd thc  more typically Chinesa, in that lie  is less familiar with foreigners and  their ways.  The strong gambling instinct inherent in even,' Chinaman prompts  liim to a boldness in trade speculations which foreigners do not care  to emulate, and which���������uncombined  with that intimate knowledge of past  transactions and apparent intuitive  forecast of conditions governing  prices, exchange, northern and southern demand and supply possessed by  every native trader���������would inevitably  lead to disaster. The Chinese merchant, however, going on the broad  principle, which experience of years  lias justified, that continues intelligent trading iii thc staple exports  and imports will yield a return of  five years' profit as against two  years' loss, enters into forward contracts, purchases in large quantities  and stakes the greater part of  HIS CAPITAL AND CREDIT  on the correctness of his estimate of  the present, vis-h.-visj.the future, market, winning five times out of seven  una waxing prosperous on the fruits  of his bold reliance upon his business  perspicacaity.  The foreigner cannot hope to compete with thc Chinaman in his own  linos without adopting methods  which to the Western mind appear  unpractical and opposed to air business precedent.' The native does not  trouble about bank guarantees, delivery of goods against documents  antl accepted drafts, elaborate bookkeeping and fixed hours.  Dealing largely on the barter system, he delivers imports against exports, each firm making a memorandum'of the transaction in a rough  day book, without any bank intervention; and every merchant is prepared to do business at any time in  tlio twenty-four hours, at his' home,  his hong (business residence), the  tea shop, opium house, theatre or  public  bath.      There  is     no  sign     of  g-ftg**ft������fr������r* ���������������������������������*%  AbOUt the  ���������...House  B'������������������w������������v������,������'w>wn>'������e&<  TABLE   ETIQUETTE  LS  mm  "rush"���������why rush when you have the  whole day, -and if necessary the  whole night, for deliberation and  conclave before determining your line  of action? Aiid yet, when an opportunity odors such as a sudden fall  iti the prices of produce, or exchange, or freight rates, the native  merchant can make up his mind and  act as promptly and withal as calmly as the smartest Westerner could  wish.  Though extremely conservative and  opposed to any innovation, the Northern Chinamen is beginning to  adopt such Western improvements aa  recommend themselves to his sense  by reason of their money-saving  qualifications���������and the last few years  have witnessed great changes in thc  | bean   cake  factory    machtnerv���������which  man of no class distinction. ���������The use  of tho pronoun was absolutely inexcusable but the foreigner did not  understand Chinese, and the Viceroy   who   should   have  RESENTED  THE  INSULT  to his guest passed it over as   being  doubtless good    enough  for a     non-  Chinese-speaking foreigner.  In no country in  the world  is etiquette   more    rigidly    observed    and  held in honor than in China, but the       _-,���������_ ,.        ,. .        ,. n-u������������������   ���������������������������  foreigner is a walkuojen (a man from rCcl,rJ' ohvcy' cheesc' rad>������hcs etc.  without, in slang parlance, an out- a��������� '^"^ eat,c������ fro"' *" ml ,���������  sider),.nhd a.s such not entitled,  un-     "'������ not good form to serve bread m  loss acquainted with the language who,.������ sl,ccs' but cut m Uvo' or CVL"  nnd  etliitiouc.  to any groat consider-   " "J^     ^^       ^   meA      ^  This may l.o a   somewhat   extreme |������n?:ih"  f*,U "f..^ *, ���������,.'"J?!}" JuBt  instance,    but    it.    serves   to demon- bc/������ro tho,KC.  v "* of "-" mo"''.      ���������.���������  ���������Urate n Tact which foreigner*    desir- ,  "I*11 ��������������� I,0,I<hI ������S������ e thcl ,wl l ',   '  ous of doing business in the country kn,'������. ������    f ������������"'   T ,u  U*''  "ll������"ld     ���������������  cannot afford    to  ignore,  vi/...     that '"���������U.y  tal*e" oa._alotm stroke  the  average  Chinaman,   whether  ofll-      ^es are eaten  from  the     lingers  cinl  or merchant,     considers   himself ������*\<*"t i'1   the  "*  ������.S  " 'cU'Y . '"/fr  superior  to  tho European,  and    that SSnSln.7        * *  the  latter must therefore be    cureful       ,,.,*,      ._��������� ,     i-       ���������  ..  to acquaint    himself   with the    Ian- J, 'etu*  f V'i , Tf- r������   ti^t We  3-i.xrr. s. ;*���������?. zmszyzx ������������H-Tt?'U',ra^f,v ah,  ���������,.,,  ,.,,,   _,,��������� ,.  , ,, , /   move the skin,  cut tho fruit up with  ad put  through matters of moment     ,     dessert-knife,     nnd    convoy      the  Yd\Z������ ���������",  1S  c"nsIVcuousl>-   Pieces to the mouth with* tl.o fork  lacking when an  interpreter is iieces-      Jf     ���������       k  ��������� provided for  sary.        But it must not bo inferred     h    Jjsh -^  ������;sh ,    |j(J  *������     7,   over-d.scourtesy  will     be   two  f    k bo  US(k1     The   knU'  shown to-the Luropoun who is ignor-   how shoUld always be supplied,  ant  in  these     essential    matters;     on       r -w  h t ������       u, ^  the contrary    the  impress-ion ho    will   Introducodf    such ,   as  \am>   tol]gu0)  eceive will bc that tho Chines mer- cJ]ick(.n J, or coquettes, oyster-  chants he has visited have been kind- ui ^ hot cakes, toast,  ness and courtesy personified.                  biscuits,   preserves,  honey,  etc.  Jney win dodbtloss have plied him.      It is ���������   ^.  noCoSSary loJ wnJt-    until  with  tea, cigars and cigarettes,     the     ���������  h ^     fc  th       table  while they have listened with an  nir   Qne b    in leisurely    as  of charmed interest to his .imperfect- S()on a/sel.^ed only obscrving care  ly   interpreted     utterances;     and he        ,_  t t  thr6i,gh  before  others.  will tako his departure convmced   (I     Each ������mulMul  %t bread OP btacult  their willingness, circumstances per- shol|ld ,J(J. hfokm oft. whou needed>  mit, to do business with him and his ^ smuJ1 ��������� , . f butl ut on-  firm exclusively He cannot, of Arl ontjro slice Cr a-wholo biscuit  course   be expected    to    realize    the  ,,Kould ^      be ��������� at ronco.  fact that the conversation between If out t dinnor ���������t the end of lho  tho merchant   and interpreter     when ,  lh kin  sh    ,d       t bo foW.  the mutual exchange oi coinplimonts ���������, but , d lmfoldcd at tho ieft  has been esiausted,, has been confin- sjdo of Uw ,lltc lf visitinffi nlld  ed principally to matters of local a napkin_rJng is givcilr tllc naI)ki���������  business interest. should bo neatly folded and placed in  THE  EXCHANGE   RATES, it.  the resolution of promissory notes When a plate is sont up tlie second  into hard sycee (silver), the proba- time, the knife and fork may either  .ble cause of the detention of the be left upon it, sido by side, or they  bean craft up river, and its effect may bo held in' the hand. Usage  upon produce prices and so  on. in thia littlo matter varies, but   the  One of the most striking character-j former method is the one generally  istics of the Chinese merchant is his  preferred.  cut very thin, and pxau' over the  whole 1 qt.. boiling water. Cover  the bowl and let. stand for five hours,  then strain and flavor with 1 teaspoon ratafia extract. Server-ice  cold. This1 makes a refreshing and  delicious drink.  down,   and   bito     some   of   us.       So.   , js now conStrucU^f in Hong Kong on  a semi-foreign    plan���������improving    the  says he to tlie chief officer, 'send a  hand aloft with a bucket of water  for the poor brute and a pocketful  of ship's bread. If we can civilise  him,  so  much   tlio  better.'  But   it   never   came   to   it,   for     he  refused to come on deck.     He    bared i  his  teeth,   and     his eyes  shone    with j  malice  of  hell  if  tho  men  attempted |  to   approach'   him.       Tt   was   impossi-  output  of oil  and  allowing  of a    reduction  in  the labor  HUMAN AND ANIMAL,  employed, as compared with thc old  process. There js still vast room for  improvement in this direction; but,  though fearless to a degree when, embarking upon enterprises purely Chin-  business integrity. Much has been  written and said on this theme,  and it is impossible to oxtol too  highly th'o absolute reliance that can  bo placed upon tho merchant's bond.  The writer's father, Henry E.  Bush, for over thirty years in constant touch with the merchants of  North China, never experienced a  bad debt in all his. many business  transactions with tho various' native  Hongs.  Dir Ewan Cameron of the Hong  Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, when speaking of his tenure of  office in China, extending over many  years, said he has never lost a cent  through his native constituents.  When it is considered that tho said  bank is> the leading bank in China,  aod the one with which native as  well as foreign merchants are the  most anxious to do business, it will  be admitted that no finer tribute  could woll be^ paid to tho integrity  of the native trader.  At the time of the Boxer outbreak  the Russo-Chinese- Bank at New-  chwang had over 5,000,000 taels invested in the native city, and despite the business stagnation resulting from the disruption of the usual  commerce conditions since that date,  that money has all been accounted  for.  The main cause of this admirable  state of allairs is. in my opinion, tho  guild organ'zation. Every merchant  is a member of a guild, every tradesman has his guild, nnd what tho  guild ordains is faithfully carried  out by each' of its members,  No Chinese merchant can afford to  lose caste, or "face," as he. would  express it. His "face" i.s literally  his fortuno. Were he to bc engaged  in any discreditable transaction, nnd  be reported to his guild, he would  lose "face," and with it credit, business standing end his entire clientele.  The Chinese merchant has a keen  sense  of  justice,   in   spite  of   the   fact    SLlgin-.  in which tlie assistance of foreign i gularly deficient in that respect; and  methods is a necessity. Jt is pre-| if the foreigner can but show that ho  eisely this seemingly contradictory j'has "li" (right.) on his side lie "Will  trait in his character which baffles I find it an unfailing argument, ono to  Ihe  majority  of   Westerners,   who   on-j compel   a   body  of  Chinamen,   for   tho  rail  as   though    handsomely  nwny  in  a bowline.  " 'By Jingo." he roared, flinging  down his cap. whilst those who peered clo.'e saw that he trembled violently; 'dor toyfel is on board ilis  ship! I have ser-n her mit mine, eyes!  If t hov not seen her, den I \,ii:i a  night man-, and she wa.s mad! Look  up dar!"  "He obtained  tne  lowered  : deavor by their rhetorical efforts toi  : over persuade the possible purchaser, j  i whose hesitancy is due a.s much to j  j their only 'oo apparent eagernestt as:  then j to the dirlatos of his conservative'  He ! and  superstitious  mind,   which    looks!  sake of their "faco" to decide in his  favor, their sympathy with their fellow merchants notwithstanding.  gloom  that  blackened  like a thunder-j ble   to   let  liim  rest   aloft   throughout ! cse  in  their  nature and   working,   thc  cloud  upon   the  foretop. '     i tho  night   to   command     tho  ship,   so ! Celestial   is   timorously   cautious     in  ".Suddenly,    when   midway   the   rig-j to  speak;   for  he  might  s^ik^^o^ ^iojt^jnaJ.ter o  Bing~^hc-i^\'eiled=^a"tr^"thc^tT)p"_of"-^"liis^j"tlet'k"^s'te"nffliriy~ns    raiTis1infiiow-o'f    a ; in   which  voice.     His cry was.more dismal and 'cloud   blown '  by   the   wind:   nnrl     hc  heartshaking    than    even  that    with ! was strong enough and big enough to  which  the man Kennedy had  terrified i! tear a sleeping man's throat, out.  lhc>^  ship. He     caught    hold   of   a J     "Ale  must  be  shot,'  said   the  rap-  backstay,   and  sank    to   the  bulwark- ; tain.      And  hc  told  tliu second    mate  to   fetch   his   ritle.  "The  second   mate,     that he  might  make sure of his aim.  went aloft into   the  foretop.    Tho  beast  was  sitting  on   the   topgallant  yard  liad   been   in   rntumnml   of  the     fabric j upon  all   things  foreign  ns  partaking!  of  the  fori;  oil   day.       Had   it      come . of  the nature of  the evil  one. j  on   to  blow .so as  to  oblige  the cap- .     The   traveller   lies   under   a      heavy  tain  to shorten  sail,  the deuce a  sen- ! handicap   in   North   China,   where   the j  mnn   durst   have  gone  aloft   to     stow j Englis-h-Tienkintr  f'hinamnn   is a   rarn.!  the canvas.    The .second mate,  stand-I avis;   and   the  employment   of  an   in-;  ing   in     (he     top,   was   iti   the  tic!   of j terprnter     is     merely     an   additional,'  lifting  Ills   rifle,     when   the   monster. ] handicap in  thnt     the Chinaman   h������s '<  running on all  fours oul.  to  the dizzy  topgallant.    yaiKlarm.    stood erect   il  breathless   instant,   poised-���������It.   human  pontine���������a   marvellous   picture   of   the  man-beast   a gainst   the.   liquid      blue, j the average interpreter's rendering of  then  sprang  into   the air. the   loquacious     foreigner's   disserta-  " 'Come  down,'  roared   Ihe  captain 'tion  showing up  thc  weak  points    of  to  tho second  mate,   'and  shoot,  sir;  no answer. Tlie sea-  attending tlie indication of the  Du.'chmnn. were to a man gazing  aloft with hanging chins; for on high  up in the crosstrces, ���������. visible bulk  of shadow, theie sat, squatted, hunir  -what? h  ���������What's' wrong aloft, for rod  there?' bawled thc mate. And now  he sung out with energy and decision, for the figure of the captain  was alongside of him.  *' 'There's something aloft that  !r>o';s like a man!' howled a seaman  ���������one of thc upstaring crowd about  the Dutchman. 'Coinc forrard,  youi!  see him.'  "Tlie mate and the captain went  forward   nnd   looked   up.  " 'It i.s a man!' exclaimed the captain. 'Aloft there! What are you doing skylarking up in those cross-  trees? Come down!' he cried angrily.  " 'Vou sick-hearts, what dye vce  to stare at? Or seeing, why' don't  you go for it?' thundered the' mate,  after a pnii.-je, during which l.ho figure on high had made no answer or  motion. And as lie spoke the words  the oflicer bounded on to tho bulwarks,   and   ran   up   tho  fore-shrouds.  "He travelled with heroic speed till  he got ns high a.V the foretop. Tliere  he stood  at  gaze.      Presentlv,    after  hearty, if unreasonable, contempt!  [for those unacquainted with bis Ian-j  I gunge,    flood   and   trustworthy   inter-  prelnrs are almost,  impossible to get.  TOOK THE  WARSISO.  "Charles," suid a shni'|i-voiced woman io her husband in a railway  carri.ige, "do you know that you and  1 once had u romance in a roil way  Carriage'/"  "Never heard of it," replied Charles,   in   a   subdued   tone.  "I   thought  you   hadn't;   but    don't,  you   remember  it    was   that  pair     of  'slippers     f     presented     to  you       Ihe  ! Christmas     before   we     were married  In passing loaf-sugar nnd olives, it  is always more elegant to provide  an olive-spoon and sugar-tongs.  Some hostesses omit these, but it is  almost impossible to help- one's self  with tho lingers without touching  morc than one takes, and this is objectionable.  Mustard and salt should be placed  upon the side of " the plate. Meat  and vegetables can either bo taken  up by the fork and dipped into -the  condiment, or the point of tho knife  can be pressed into the salt, ��������� mustard, catsup, etc., and then applied  to the food on the fork.  Tlie same sort of "dishes' served at  a party supper arc suitable for  wedding-breakfast. Salmon or lo.b-  ster with mayonnaise dressing, cold  fowl���������roasted and boiled���������ham, tongue, pigeon.pic, pressed beef, chicken  salad or patties, lobster cutlets, oyster-patties, jellies, creams, tarts,  trifles, ices, etc., may be selected  from, and. of course, tho wedding  cake.  The knife should never be usod in  eating lettuce or salad of any kind.  With a very little practice one may  soon acquire the art of manipulating  an entire lettuce-leaf with the fork  and wafer alone. The salad is quite  as pretty, however, nnd much more  daintily eaten, if several lettuce-  leaves are placed together, and tlien  torn across in strips. A slight  twist, and tho prettiest ��������� of green  roses may be made to lino the salad-  bowl instead of the plain leaves.  CANNED  PINEAPPLES.  This is a vory delicious fruit to  can, is easily prepared and very seldom spoils. They should bo dead  ripe, and this is determined by pulling on the spines at tlio top of the  fruit. If they come out readily the  fruit is in a lit stage to be eaten.  They ure usually 90 cents nnd SI  per dozen at this season of tlie year,  and one dozen flue pineapples will lill  fifteen pint cans and have sufficient  syrup.  Begin at the large end nnd pare  them all over, not stopping to pick  out. the oyes until nil are pared. A  sharp pointoj knife is best for going  over them tho second time. When all  nre ready commence slicing from the  outsido towurd thc center. You will  find a sort of pith or woody stem,  hut thc pulp will cleave nway from  this,  for it has  no  value  whatever.  Put tho fruit in a preserving kettle  with siillicicnt Water to just cover  nicely. Cover closely and let boil  gently for about hulf an hour, or until it is easily pierced with a fork.  Usually one teacupful of sugar to a  pint can is enough, but depends  largely upon what degree of sweetness tho family likes. Lot this simmer for another half hour, when tho  fruit will be clear, something like  citron preserves. "Bo sure that the  rubbers are new, the tops in good  condition, and tho cans perfectly  clean and sweet, and there will be  no trouble with the keeping.  Pineapples are quite an inexpensive fruit for everyday use on the  table. Should be prepared in tho  forenoon if desired for supper, cutting it*"in fan-shaped piece.1) and sprinkling with powdered- or fruit sugar,  then cover closely and set in the icebox. It will make its own juice, and  whon one is fond of it it is delicious.  The only trouble is they are so  plentiful and cheap just when strawberries are in "full blast," and ono  is undecided which to invest in, so  it must ever remain a matter of  taste.  Pineapple shortcake is much liked  by many, and in the making the  same method obtains. They aren't a  very bad fruit to eat out of hand,  without a grain of Sweet, nnd I often  think that we spoil our taste by the  too lavish uso of sugar, don't you?  sodts mm* OOMEDI  HOW    CIVII. WAR IS  CONDUCTED   IN   THAT  HEGI0N,  Two  Captains Arranged the  Campaign and Refereed the  Fight.  com-  how-  WITH  CHERRIES.  CherryJam���������Stem, wash, and pit  tho cherries. Allow 1 lb. loaf sugar  to each lb. fruit. Put the cherries in  the preserving kettle with tho sugar,  and let it heat slowly to extract the  juice. Keep stirring-well from the  bottom of thc pan. Tiring   slowly  to the boiling point, and let sintmer  vory gently for three-fourths of an  hour.    Sour in small jars like jelly.  Preserved^ i Cherries-���������Select _ large,  i'i[id~sriiir "ch6ri'i6"sr_st"o"ih"r_wiisli aiid  pit them. Crack a cup of tho pits  and remove the kernels! Add thcm  to thc cherries. Allow 1 lb. sugar  to t ib. fruit. Place the sugar iind  cherries in layers, and let si and for  one hour on the back of tho rungo.  Then simmer very gently    in a   pre-  WASITING LACES.  To wash whito or cream laco mako  a suds of whito soap and tepid water, adding a solution of borax in  the'proportion of a teaspoonful- of  the powder to 'a cup of water. It  will bo necessary to dissolve thc borax in boiling wator. Cool tho liquid  beforo using it. ' Daste tho laco on a  piece  of  white  flannel.  To two quarts of suds, put the one  cupful of borax water. Put thc lace  in it and leave over night, In the  morning remove the flamiol with tho  lace from tlio .water and rinse in several waters without squeezing -it.  Tack it on a board to dry and put  it out in thc sun. To take the dead  whito color off lace, coffee or saffron  may be used if a yellow tint is desired.  The best starch for lace i.s made by  dissolving one-fourth ounce of gum  nrabic "in a cup of water. Strain  the liquid through a cloth.  You can wash the newer laces, if  tliey nre much soiled by wearing in  the necks of dresses, by making a  warm pearline suds -and washing  lightly in your hands'. _, Rinse In  warm, clear water and wliile wet  place upon your window pane���������or  mirror, and cleave there until quite  dry, then peel off, and it will look  liko it had just been bought.  OLD BRITISH STRONGHOLD.  Fortress Once Occupied by the Romans for Sale.  Two buildings���������thc one famous in  history, and the other full of interesting associations thnt date back  to tho fourteenth century���������aro at  present prominently before the public. The one, Dunstanburgh Castle,  is about to be offered for sale by  auction, whilo the other, Bentley I'ri-"  ory,=Stanmore,���������Middlesex^is- awaiting a tenant.  On a bold headland of basaltic  rock on tho Northumberland coast  stand tho ruins of Dunstanburgh  Castle. It was first a Jlritish stronghold, then a Roman fortress,-, and at  a   much  later period  was  garrisoned  serving kettlo until, the cherries    are for Queen  Margaret,  after the battle  clear, and the syrup is rich and thick  Seal   boiling hot.  Onnncd Cherries���������Select line, ripe,  sour cherries, stem, wash, and pit  tliem. l''or each qt. cherries allow  } lb. white sugar, and half pint water. I'm. the fruit and sugar in layers  in   the  preserving kettle,  and   lot  of Hexham, when it wn.s besieged and  takon, after an assault lasting threo  days.  Tho legend of "Sir Cluy, tho Seeker"���������told in a ballad by M. O. Lewis  ������������������is connected with the castle. "Dun-  ston diamonds" nre crystals found  in  the neighborhood.     A  deep chasm  thoy sent a joint note to the  bntants, warning t'hom that,  ever much fighting they choso to do,  they (the two captains) forbade them  to figlit in the town.  Tho Government and the Opposition botUi wrote back unanimously to  say that their Excellencies should be  obeyed; hut as tlieir Excellencies had  forbidden fighting in the town,  would they kindly say where tho  fighting might take, plnce?  ORDER Ol*1 FIGHTING.  Tho t<vo captains surveyed lln  country, and selected ii position  which would do for military operations, with rivers, hills and everything in its proper place.  Thoy then carefully drew up tha  order of proceedings. Thoy intimated that this position was to bo held  by the Government, that the Opposition was to retire a certain number  of miles and might then proceed to  tako tho position; but���������and thesa  wore tho rules���������if the Government  onco abandoned "tho position they  woro to be 'held to have been beaten,  while if the Opposition were unable  to take the position they must withdraw, but under no circumstances  would fighting be allowed in the  town if the position wero abandoned.  The Government might retire to  the fortress in the town, but thero  was to be.no fighting in the town,  or else tho guns of both cruisers  would be turned impartially on both  armies. " -  REFEREES REQUIRED.  The terms were accepted without  demur, the Government occupied tha  position, thc Opposition^withdrew,  and in tho course of two or three  days advanced to tho attack.  Thero was a terrific amount of  fighting, nn immense amount of ammunition was expended, and a great  many lives were lost. Eventually  the Government went on tlie run and  retreated pell-mell through tho  town into the fortress.  .'But the moment thc Opposition arrived nt the position . which tha  Government formerly held thoy ceased firing���������not one single shot was  fired after tho Government had abandoned   thc position.  When tho Opposition had occupied  the position and the Government  had retired into the fortress, both  armies hoisted a flag "Referees re-"  quired,'-'- and the two captains, with  the "** Union Jack and Stars and  Stripes flying, then solemnly went tip  to the fort. The- army of the victors (t'he Opposition) lined tha  streets nnd presented arms.  MIGHT  NEED THEM. '  All the shutters of all the shop*  were taken down, and " the population turned out and heartily cheered  tho referees. Then came the dclicato -  and diplomatic question of arranging thc terms of peace.  Tho two captains decided that in  respect of the men of the army of  the Government they must lay down  their arms, nnd should then be allowed to go free. Tho Opposition  accepted those terms without question.  They then said that the generals  of thc Government, and, he thought,  the Prime Minister, too, should bo,  allowed to leave tho country unmolested; but to that the Opposition  at first strongly demurred, thinking  that they ought nt once to bo shot.  But tho two captains pointed .out  to them that revolutions were a  flourishing .institution in the country, that there was no reason to>  suppose that this was t'hc last, and  that to shoot thc leader miglit be a  precedent dangerous to the leaders  of tho Opposition at some future  time.  JOINED TITE VICTORS.  Aftor a great deal of consideration  and a council of war, the strength of  these arguments became apparent to  the Opposition, and the late Govern- ���������  ment and fheir generals were sent  out of the country unmolested;" Tho  .only.jthing���������that thon:remairiod��������� wasi.  stand for one    hour.    While  waiting,  in the rock at the cast of tho custlo  simmer in  the  water to  bo added  to|is known as the "Humble Churn." In  stones      for rough weather thc sea rushes in, and  great clouds of spray arc thrown up.  them     1       tablespoon  every   qt.   water.       Strain,   add      to  the  fruit,     bring     quickly  to  a  boil,  and let boil  for live minutes.  him i his  argument,  and  through tlie head,  for Cod's sake!'       [his elooqiienc-v1  with   a     wild  "As lhe beast rose  grin after having been so long out of  sight through the frightful height,  ho had jumped from���������you'd have  thought he'd have risen with a burst  skin���������the captain bn.wled out, 'Blessed  if lie's not  making  for his  raff!'  the   ex-  jM'ovid-  "The   baboon,   wilh   n   fixed  expres- : complimentary   remarks  upon  sion,  and   with  eyes askew  upon    I he. j cellen'-e  of  the  entertainment,  ship   as   he     drovo    past,    Swimming j ed   by   the  host.     pmfiic.ing  his   inter-  very  finely  with  long, easy  flourishes j pre!til ion   by   lhe   words   "*l"a   Shuo"  of his arms a.nd dexterous  thrusts of j (he  snys_i. Be     would   thus     hnve  his   legs,   whilst,   the.  end   of  his     fail (quoted   the    rctiiurk    nf  a   coolie,     a  stood  up  astern  of him  a.s  though   it I .   was  r.ome.  comical   little  man     ther  Bentley    Priory,   hns     tho  distinc-  ,.-,,, ,���������  ���������     ,, .......         Seal  tion of having.been a royal residence  that led to our union? ,,  rernem-;.,���������, ������������������K hol and  an  hotel        In   the  middle ages  ber     how     nicely      they  fitted,   don t,     Cherry  Catsup���������To     2 qts      stoned L ,.���������,.���������  w..��������� ,, ��������� ���������..loi.v    .,,,,   ie  Mm���������    tn  you?     Well,  Charles, one day,    when! chopped  cherries  add  i! cups each  of' pno.y,  but it came    to  ontirelv   omitling,wo  w������rr* ������oinK  to  "l  picnic, .you' hud; ,.,jg���������r and  vinegar.  J.  tablespoon cin-  s | your  feet,   up  on   a   seat,   and     when    nanioii and  I   teaspoon ground cloves,  of   interpreters  and   their! vo"     Kr-rcn'}   btakitig     I   look     your; Add every drop  of juice  that    drains  ������������������������������������������������������ 'measure.      But for that pair of slip-, from  the cherries wliile pitting them,  per;.  1  don't believe  we'd  ever    been \ and simmer for half nn  hour.      Seal  married." 'in small Jars. -  A  young    unmarried     man,  sittingi     Tickled Cherries���������Choose large cher-  by,   immediately   took  down  his     feet: ,-ieit.   ripe   but   not     soft,   wash     and  ! from   a.  seal. .- pit   (.hem.    l-'or  every  5  lbs.   fruit  al-  i i low Ji  lbs. sugar,   I. pt. cider vinegar,  I    li.'iicup   water,    anil      I    tablespoon  I     Apropos  unreliability while present at. a. big  | official reception in the north of  ! China given by a native Viceroy f  j r," erlieard the interpreter appointed  ! to the principal foreign guest, convey   l.o   tho   Viceroy   the   said   guest"  nn end in the reign of Henry VTIL  Tho first Marquis of Abercorn bought  it in 17C.0. and "converted it into a  noble mansion." It was visited by  .Sir William Hamilton, Pitt, Adding-  ton,'and the Prince. Regent (afterwards Georgo IV.), with the King  of Prussia to meet Louis XVITT.  Scott corrected the proofs of "Mar-  mion." Rogers wrote some of  his  "Pleasures of Memory,"  and Sir  ieai-h ground iimcc and cinnamon. Tie'13-   Landseer   painted   there.   In  1848  the spires  in  n   piece of mtisiin,    and|'i"c''n Adeluide took it on lease, and  boil   tliem   with   the   vinegar,'     sugar j died   there on December 2,   1S49.  und  water for  steering���������the baboon, I say, was' undoubtedly, nnd with' ama/.ing sagacity, making straight, for the rail,  having taken its bearings when aloft;  but at the moment the second male  knelt to level his piece, meaning to  murder the poor brute oul. of pure  mercy,   the  thing    uttered���������oh,  hcav-  :en.s! what a horrible cry!���������and van-  jiMhed, and a quantity of blond rose  land dyed a black patch upon tlie  [ calm. blue. So more wns iS'i'n of l.ho  baboon, but a little Inter Ihe back  scythe-like fins of three sharks shnw-  'ed in the spot, where he liad disnp-  ' j .eared.''���������London   A nsweru.  i "'���������'or ten years." said I lie new  j hoarder, "my haqils were nn regular  jas clockwork, f mwi on (he stroke  iof  six.   half     an    hour  Inter   wa.i     nt  : breakfast. al seven I wns.nl. work. : mid wafer for ] ."i minutes. AddUicj ''"���������"��������� house afterwards became tho  ; dined at one, had supper nl six, and | cherries, place on the' back of the [Property of Sir il. Ilelk, the rail-  | v.ns in bed at nine-thirty. Ate only: range, nnd simmer for ]', minutes, j way engineer, and in 1SS3-4. was a  ! plain food, und hadn't a day's illness _ Meal boiling hol. .Many cooks pre-' residential hotel. and finally the  all Ihe lime." "Dear uie!" said a , fer to leave -the stones in the cher-. home of Mr. F. Gordon, the wcll-  ! hearer, in n.\ mpiil hr-l ic tones "A ml i ries: they do look prettier, but they known hold proprietor.  ! win. I.  were  you   in   for?" ! are  much*  nicer  eating  when   pitted.  j  I     Cherry  Drink���������Wash  1   lb.  ripe cher-  j A rcli'-niiide man ."cldoin mixes[ riprt, stone them, and bruise in a  i iiiodeMy wilii lhe tniiterial used in i bowl. Arid \ Ib. sugar, some of the  I his construction. 'kernels   bruised,   a   little   lemon   peel ' church,  for tho two captains to see that tho  soldiers in the fortress laid down  their arms.  This was seen to, and tho army of  tho Into Government then loft tho  fortress. Tho moment they left tho  fortress they woro met by the general of the victorious Opposition,  who offered them double pay to join  his army.  Without a moment's hesitation  nnd without a single dissentient  voice, the offer wns uccepted. Tho  vanquished soldiers resumed thoir  nrms,' nnd then formed part of the  escort of the army of the Opposition,  which conducted the two captuins  back to the.'r cruisers, when they returned  to the more prosaic duties.  ACQUIRING   A  SPECIMEN.  Mrs. Franklin had always spoken  her mind, and she intended to do it  so long us "the gift of speech was  spared her. ��������� Her children nnd grandchildren knejw her habit, and found  it  not always cheering.  '"I'd like to have you tell me what  induced Edith to, full in love with  thut young man I Saw last night for  the first time,", snid the old lndy... to  one  of her ifuuglitcrs.  "I think sho was attracted to him  at first because he's such an athletic  fellow and such a splendid swimmer," the mother of Edith ventured,  feebly, after a. moment's casting  about in hor mind for a satisfactory  answer.  "Humph!" snorted Mrs. Franklin.  "Which does she propose to. keep hiin  in after she's married hiin���������a gymnasium   or   an   aquarium?"  You  may   have   observed    that  bachelor can hold  a   baby  almost.  a  as  Girls may not convert young men,  but  they     at     least  draw   them     to I awkwardly, as a woman can throw a  ' stone.  '?:���������^_.>-,'!7^������rr,-7?*r*Vv7V:'A-Trirr^?*^<u*"^  r'S-***;'*?:'*'''*^ ;fr&  I Fashion     |  I        ..v.Talk |  ���������> X  (_f.><������><..:..:..x..:..:..:..x..:.->>.:<<..:..x^jl  TRAVELLING   COATS.  It is safe to sny that ono woman  out of every four one sees on tho  train wears a travelling cont of somo  kind. The modern travelling coat  is tho grown-up daughter of the linen  duster, and in not only a much handsomer garment, but more durable.  The linen duster became a crumpled  rag after a few hours, while tho new  coats nro as .fresh at the end of tho  Journey- as at the beginning. One  of thc advantages of wearing them  is that a'very informal and comfortable gown mny be worn underneath.  Taffeta is perhaps' tho most popular  fabric, with pongee, in natural tones,  blnck and colors, mohair, crnvenctte,  nnd waterproof silk ns other favorites. Tho waterproof silk in shades  of navy blue, claret and gun metal  are often trimmed with pipings of  whito or gay pluid silk, and arc  most practical and serviceable garments'. They arc worn for raincoats  motor wraps and evening coats, as  well as for travelling. Following  the fashions in spreading skirts, all  the!now dust and travelling coats arc  voluminous in build. _ They flare at  .tho hem and have roomy sleeves, usually confined in an easy, wristband.  A vcry pretty travelling coat of  natural pongee has a yoke across tho  back piped with bright red. The  fullness is confined at the waist hy a  buttoned strap, this, too, showing  thc edge of red. 'I'he front of tho  cont, which falls .to thc ankles, is  loose and buttons well to the left  sido. The turndown collar, button  flap, and gauntlet cuffs are piped  . with  led.  Thc coats ore often made three-  quarters length. One of black taffe-  ������������������ta had pipings of bright plaid in  which green was lho dominant color.  This had n shawl yoke with points  in the front nnd buck and epaulette  points on thc shoulders. The tartan  pipings appeared en all the "Tolds,  uml thc large buttons and slashed  pockets were also piped with* the  color. A half-belt hold the fullness  in*tho back.  LIKE A MIEAOLE.  THE     WONDERFUL    RECOVERY  OF A NTPISSING MAN*.  h-  A GOWN OF DARK BLUE.  ,. An effective nnd quaint costume in  dark blue was worn lately by a society lady. Tliis is a deep sapphire  blue taffeta, the skirt being laid in  box plaits. These plait's aro about  three inches wide and shallow, and  are stitched at their edges so as to  form.a flat hip yoke some eight inches duep all around. The plaits terminate at the front on each side of  u nnrraw front panel, the panel also  blue, und giving a sort of old-time  effect. Thc skirt is circular and just  touched the floor. Tho bodice has a  bouffant and wide effect" at the  shoulder line, but tapers down to the  waist. Tabs of blue silk, the ends  embroidered in white, extend from  tho round blue s'ilk yoke well down  the front. These tabs are longer in  thc center than ut the sides. The  elbow sleeves are quite wide, and are  shirred several times through the  center in a vertical line from the  shoulders to "thc elbow, where thoy  end in a flaring frill elTect, being  edged by fine black silk braid, and  -finished by inner sleeves of fine white  mull and lace. There is a little  guinipc of whito mull and lace, and  the blue taffeta bodice overlapping it  is finished by veiy- wide black silk  braid. With* this" frock was worn a  round black straw cliapeau of moderate size, the brim encircled by a  wreath of pink roses and  buds.  WHAT TO WEAR.  For the cool summer gown pongee  is all-the vogue. It not only comes  ,in tlie natural color, but dyed in a  'variety of attractive shades. It may  ' be bought .plain or showing a dainty  silk figure-or dot. White pongee is  the pei-y latest thing not only for  the ' shirt-waist suit, but. for the  instep-length skirt and-coat costume.  ' To make ah old waist like new,  nnd to add a. smart touch to a new  waist, the shops are selling the most  attractive, of .1*830 yokes. They are  made "with  collar  and yoke  in     one  ���������_piece. They    button upthe...back,  - and " are held     in   place   with small  .pins.   These    yokes arc    scon    in    a  ���������tempting variety.   They arc made of  coarse    linen    with    tho eyelet    em-  Stricken With Partial Paralysis  He Was Unable to "Uso Either  Right Arm or Right Leg.  Mr.  John  Craig, a well known farmer living near  Kells,  Nipissing district,  Out.,   is  another  of the   many  paralytics,    who    owes    his    present  good health  and ability  to go  about  ���������if not lifo  itself���������to  tiio use of   Dr.  Williams' Pink I'ills. Mr. Craig gives  his  experience  ns  follows .���������"Hut  for  the blessing of Cod  nnd  tho  uso    of  ���������Dr.  Williams Pink  I'ills I do not believe     that I  would  bc  nlivo to-day.  T  was  stricken     with   that     terrible  nflliction,     partial   purtilywis,   I     had  absolutely no power in my right arm  or leg.   I was not able to sit up���������in  fact if 1 tried  to do so I would fall  over.   I hail to bo lifted like a child,  nnd my    family and friends   believed  death was very near.        Tho   doctor  told   me     tliat  ho  could  do  nothing  for me. and  tliat    I was    linblo    at  any momont to havo a second stroke  which  would carry mo off.   I was   in  this deplorable condition when I was  advised    to  use Dr.   Williams'     Pink  Pills.   I sent for three boxes and beforo they wero nil used I could   move  tho fingers on my    hand, which   had  hitherto   been    absolutely   numb   and  powerless. ,-;     You can scarcely imagine my joy at this convincing   proof  thnt the pills were helping mc. From  this  on  I kept getting  stronger -and  tho ^control  of    my  paralyzed    limbs  gradually came  back    until     I    was  again  able   to  walk  about and  eventually,    to   work.      To  my  neighbors  my cure seem.- like a miracle, as not  one of them ever expected to  see mc  out of bed  again.   I gladly give permission  to  publish"  tlte story    of my  curo    witli the    wish    that   it    may  bring lifo and  hope and  activity    to  some  other sufferer."  The cure of- Sir. Craig gives additional evidence that Dr. Williams  PinkPills arc not an ordinary medicine, and that their powor to cure  in all troubles of the blood or nerves  places thorn beyond all other medicines. You can get get these pills  from any medicine dealer or direct  by mail at 50 cents a box or six  ���������boxes for S2.50 by writing Tlie Dr.  Williams -Medicine Co., 13rockville,  Ont. Soc that the full namo "Dr.  Williams Pink Pills for Tale People"  is printed on the wrapper around  every  box.   *-   JAPANESE HEALTH.  Eat     N'o Meat,  and Are      Strong  Mentally  and Physically.  The Japanese havo taught Europeans and Americans a lesson and  quenched in some degree the conceit of the Caucasian in his superior  capacity to do all things. - Evon in  thc matter of diet, our long-cherished theory that thc energy and vitality of the. white man is largely duo  to tho amount of animal food consumed,  must undergo revision. .  Tlie Japanese are allowed to bo  among the vcry strongest people on  the earth. Thoy are strong mentally and physically, and yet practically, thoy eat no meat at all. Thc  diet which enables them to develop  such . hardy frames and such well-  balanced and keen brains, consists  almost wholly of rice, steamed or  boiled, while the better-to-do add  to this Spartan faro fish, eggs, vegetables and fruit. For beverages, they  use weak tea without sugar or milk,  and pure water, alcohol stimulants  being but rarely indulged in. Water is imbibed, in what -we should  consider prodigious quantities���������to an  Englishman, indeed, thc drinking' of  so much water would bo regarded as  madness. The average Japanese individual swallows nbout a gallon  daily in divided doses.  _'Thc Japanese recognize the beneficial effect of flushing the system  through  tho medium  of  the kidneys  SOME   CUSTLT   GARDENS  MILLIONS   SPENT   ON  THEM IN  ENGLAND.  It  Is  Estimated  That   Over    ?10,-  000,000  Goes  for Labor  Alone.  It has been said that there are a  score of men in the United Kingdom  who spend more every year on their  gardens than would pay the official  salaries' of the entire Cabinet; and,  extravagant ns the statement may  appear, it is well within the limits  of truth  says London  Tit-Bits.  Further than this, there are, on  tiie best authority, moro thnn 5,000  "seats of tho mighty," or at least  of tlie rich, the gardens of which  cost their owners anything almost  from $2,500 a year upwards into  the thousands; while there aro ns  many more which demand between  $1,000 nnd S������,500 a year for their  maintenance. On these 10,000 British gardens nn annual sum estimated at over Si0,000,000 is spent for  labor alone; and another $5.000,000  at least goes in thc purchase of  seeds, plants, and manures, and tiie  general upkeep of the gardens nnd  glass-houses.  To this must bo added the tens of  thousands of gardens of the well-to-  do classes on which sums' ranging  from $50 to perhaps 5500 a year are  spent, and tho hundreds of thousands of more modest gardens, eacli,  however, a source of pride and pleasure to its owner, which cost from a  few cents to a few dollars a year.  It is difficult and, perhaps, invidious to say which arc the most  costly gardens in Great Britain; but  among them are certainly those of  Trontham Hall, Welbeck Abbey, Lord  Bulo's gardens at Cardiff Castle, tho  world-famous gardens of Chatsworth,  und those of the Rothschilds, on  which gold has been lavished like  water.  One gets an impressive idea of the  extent of such gardens as these when  we hoar that thc kitchen-garden  alone at Welbeck covers thirty acres,  that the houses in whicli peaches,  apricots, and nectarines are grown  stretch for a quarter of a mile, and  that to stack them cost as much as  ������50,000. When a millionaire . sots  his heart on making himself a lordly  pleasure garden we may be sure that  he rocks  little of  thc  cost.  Not long ago a very rich man in  lhe North of England discovered that  one section of his gardens was rendered useless through exposure to  tho keen east wind. This was not  to _bo tolerated, said the great man,  and to keep the eastern blasts from  trespassing he planted thousands of  Scotch and Norwegian fir trees to  act as a screen, paying as much as  ������125 for individual trees. This little  whim cost him nearly 5100,000, but  lie. considered himself amply rewarded by seeing his wilderness turned  into a Paradise of flowers.  In gardens such as these it is quite  usual to employ as-many as seventy  or eighty men and boys, so that a  Cabinet Minister's yearly salary may  easily go in wages alone. It is said  that there are 900 country houses in  Great Britain each of which employs  a staff of over fifty men; of these,  200 employ between eighty and 150,  while sixty of them employ over 200;  and tho large majority of all these  male servants are gardeners of one  kind  or another.  In addition���������to the cost of labor  there arc repairs and alterations of  houses, furnaces to be fed, walls  built for fruit-growing, nets for protection, tools to buy and replace,"  and���������often the most costly item of  all���������seeds and plants to purchase.  Baron Schroder is credited with  having spent $200,000 on his collection of orchids, and Sir Trevor  Lawrence with an' expenditure of  ?150,000.  Mr. Joseph Chamberlain hns thirteen glass-houses containing, roughly  0)000 plants, many of them of great  value and gathered from almost  every part of thc earth where orchids  arc to be found.   The plants.are ar-  THIS MU8I0IAB  IS DELIGHTED  HIS     KIDNEY      DISEASE    AND  GRAVEL  CURED BY DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS.  Tried Many Medicines but got no  Relief till He Used the Great  Canadian   Kidney   Remedy.  Rosedene, Ont., July IS.���������(Special).���������Mr. Samuel J. Crow, the well-  known musician of this place, relates an experience thnt adds to thc  already groat popularity of Dodd's  Kidney Pills in this locality.  "I suffered for years with Kidney  Trouble," snys Mr. Crow, "which became aggravated with every attack  of cold nnd caused mo mucli agony.  The disease developed into Gravel  when I was totally unfit for anything.  "I tried different remedies without tho desired result nnd was in  much misery w'Jicn I decided to try  Dodd's Kidney Pills when to my  astonishment nnd delight I immediately began to recover.  "After using five boxes the ailment  had entirely ceased and I wns ngnin  enjoying perfect vigor, all of which  I owe to Dodd's Kidney rills."  The fact that Gravel yields so readily to Dodd's Kidney Pills is good  news indeed, as it docs away with  those terrible operations that were  supposed to be the only relief from  this  trouble.  GM^  Shirt waists and dainty  {inen are made delightfully  clean and fresh with Sunlight Soap.  IB  PEACEFUL  RUSSIANS.  HAD LIVEB LONG ENOUGH.  Soldier,    Aged One   Hundred    a.'.vl  Three, Commits S';>.cide.  "Oh! Let mc die. I have lived long  enough."  In a state of collapse, feebly muttering this piteous appeal to the  nurse, a centenarian committed suicide in Festinoig workhouse, " England, after a life of adventure, romance and latterly of pitiable depression.  The story told to. thc Merionethshire coroner at the inquest at thc  workhouse was that the old man,  James Burns, whose age was stated  to bo 103, had given n fellow-inmate  sixpence-and persuaded him to purchase a knife for him, his own having been taken nway bn his admission into tlie workhouse.  ��������� Early on Friday morning, when  thc nurse visted'the ward she found  Burns dying from wounds in- the  throat, which had been inflicted with  tliis now knife, and to her muttered  his appeal to be left alone. Death  took place shortly afterwards. The  jury found that the man committed  suicide .while  temporarily   insane.  Burns 'was an Irisman who until  about 1S50 served in tho Navy.  Then he earned -his living as a hawker, and when nearly an octogenorian  he met a young woman, half a century his  junior,  whom.he married.  The couple settle down in Port-  madoc about ten years ago with  tlieir throe children, but in 1902 tho  wife and children left him for Chester. Burns was sccmingty averse  to thc removal, and quite courageously entered the workhouse. Latterly however, he had longed greatly for his family and had become  depressed.  "Your husband seems to have an  exalted opinion of you," remarked  the bride's aunt. "He says you are  his right hand." "Yes," rejoined  the young wife, with a sigh; "but  he's one of those men who never let  their right hand know what their  left hand  does!"-  and they also cleanse the exterior of |raT)ged in different houses according  their.bodies.,to o_n extent undrcame������;to t,,0 tj]ne of flowering, so-that the  of in Europe or;in America. ' , I succession nf <?xnuL<rit.R flowers nnvnr  Another���������:yid  .perhaps  this,is  the  A   BACK   LICK.  Settled  the Case With Her.  broidery, and then again they come  in the sheerest of lawn with exquisite lace motifs as their decoration.  Tliey aro made* shirred, plaited,- or  plain, and a number arc trimmed  'with narrow lace insertion as-well  as -the separate lace-designs. As a  substitute for tho lace insertion, lace  bending run with ribbon may ' bo  used, or a very narrow vine of col-  . orcd silk embroidery. These 1830 separate yokes arc a welcome change  .from, the deep  lace collars.  THE LACE BELT.  '   The   remarkable   ventures and  suc-  ' cesstes  that  the  devisers  and  makers  of belts have     accomplished    lately  would seem     to      have    left    nbth-  '':'��������� ing   'fresh ���������' to come   for the rcquirc-  ihonts  af  the  mo'distic world.      But  thero is   a   new ��������� girdle  that is absolutely beautiful and will play a very  prominent    part   as  the adjunct    of  "tho muSlin gowns of the futuro.  It is made of laco exquisitely shaped  and  delicately  boned,   to  give  it  n sufficiency  of substance.   Any  kind  of lace is useful for the purpose,  but  the coarse  Cluriy,   thc Irish    crochet,  ;and th'o    Russian    kinds arc perhaps  moro suitable than the others for tho  ���������purpose.      Thc  belt  muy very nafely  be made with a series of throe points  ,at\the back,     which   always    looks  jpretty,  narrowing  downward  to    tho  .front,    where a    lace buckle supplies  vthc finishing touch.     But there is an  infinite variety  of schemes that  may  bo followed when lace belts uro being  made.  "' "You rmy you have spent /hours  over a ���������Jnglo line?" "Ves: and  sometimes days," "Then you're o  poet?','    "No; I'm an angler."  y.;  ii  usage on wljich the Japanese'lay.the  greatest stress���������is that deep, habitual,' forcible inhalation of fresh air "as  an essential for . the acquisition"* of  strength, *and this method is .sedu-.  !PJJs!y_pra____tis_cd_ until_it_ becomes .a  part of their nature.  The Japanese havo proved .that a  frugal manner of living is consistent  with grent bodily strength���������indeed, is  perhaps more'so than the" meat diet  of thn white man. As to tho water-  drinking habit which is so distinctive  a custom with thcm, it is probably  an aid to keeping-tho system free  from blood impurities and might be  followed with advantage in European countries, to a far greater extent  than is at present the caso. * Hydropathy and exercise seem to bo tho  sheet anchors of the Japanese training regiment, and judging from results, have been eminently satisfactory.   . *: :   BABY IiATJGHS.  Baby laughs ? when mother gives  him Baby's Own Tnblest; they taste  good tind make him well and happy.  They arc mother's help' and."' baby's  every day friend. Guaranteed to  contain ho opiate or harmful drug.  Tho tablets aid digestion, euro colic,  prevent 'diarrhoea',''-cleans' the bowels,  allay teething irritation, and cure  all the common ills of Childhood.  No cross, sleepless children in homes  where Baby's Own Tablets are used.  Mrs. M. Heady, Denbigh, Ont., says:  "I don't know what higher praise I  can give Baby's Own Tablets than  to say that..I would not be without  them in thn house. I have found  them all thnt is claimed and keep  them on hnnd to meet any emergency," Sold by all medicine dealers  everywhere, or sent by mail at 25  cents by writing The Dr. Williams'  Medicino  Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  A certain uspccios" of 'Bean in China  and Japan grows a yard long. Efforts -to introduce it into England  have failed. ���������.'���������_'.  succession of exquisite flowers never  fails the whole year round. ��������� Each  plant bears its" number'as well ns its  name, and it is said that Mr. Chamberlain knows every one of his floral  pets. '   ������    KAINPKOOF  FLOWERS",  New -Invention   "That Will     Can*e  Joy  to  Ladies.  An English visitor to Vienna the  other day was not a little surprised  at thc seemingly miraculous immunity presented by the flower-adorned  hats of a party of ladies in the Prater, who had been caught in one of  the violent rain showers which often  burst upon Vienna.  Tho great park, that favorite resort of the Viennese fashionable  world, was crowded with gaily-dressed promenaders in their, loveliest  spring attire, when the unexpected  dolugc suddenly descended, with, disastrous results to all except a party  of four ladies, who, nevertheless,  had borne the brunt of the storm,  like everyone else, before they reached the friendly shelter of the Lusth-  ausJRestaurant.   :  . Removing their dripping hats and  simply giving th'em a gentle shaking  these ladies then resumed their  headgear, whereupon the flowers appeared oven fresher and more lifelike than ever. Tliey were, the ~ invention of a beneficent ���������" Austrian  genius, who deserves the undying  gratitude of thc feminine world for  his discovery, that celluloid, prepared in a special way, provides a material out of which the most delicate  artificial flowers of every kind can  be made���������flowers that are not only  almost undistinguishable from Nature's handiwork, but ore absolutely  uninjured by the heaviest downpour of rain. ..   ���������  "Why. that coat doesn't fit a bit,"  said Edgar's sister; "it's all waves  up and down your back." "That is  what I told thc tailor; but he said  you had to expect that because it  was a'surge suit!"  Many great discoveries havo been  made by accident and things better  than gold mines-have been' found in  this way, for- example when even the  accidental discovery that coffee is the  real cause-of one's sickness proves  .of most tremendous value because  it locates thc cause and- the person  has then a chance to get well.  ��������� "For over ,25 years" says a Missouri woman f'l suffered untold agonies in-my- stomach-and-even-tho- best  physicians' disagreed as to the cause  without giving mo any permanent  help, different ones saying it was  gastritis, indigestion, neuralgia, etc.,  so I dragged along from year to  year, always half sick, until finally  I gavo up all hopes of over being  well again.  "When taking 'dinner with a friend  one day she snid she had a new  drink whidh turned out to bo Postum and I liked it so well I told hcr  I thought l would stop coffee for  awhile and use it, which I did.  "So for three months wo had Postum in place of coffee without evor  having ono of my old spells, but was  always healthy and vigorous instead.  "Husband kept saying he wns convinced it was coffee that caused  those spells, ' but even then ��������� I  wouldn't believe it until one day wo  got out of Postum and as wo lived  two miles from town, I thought to  use tho coffeo we had in tho house.  "The result of a week's uso of  coffeo again was that I had another  terrible spell of agony and distress  proving that it wns thc coffee and'  nothing else. That settled it and I  said good-bye to Coffee forever and  since then Postum alone has been  our hot mealtime drink.  "My friends all say I am looking  worlds better nnd my complexion is  much improved. All the other members of our family have been benefitted, too, by Postum in place of  the old drink, coffee." . Namo given  by Postum  Co.,  Battle  Creek,  Mich.  Ten days' trial of Postum in place  of coffee or tea is the wise thing for  every coffee drinker. Such a trial  tells the exact truth often where coffee is not suspected.  Look in each package for.the famous little book, "The Road to Well-  ���������aWa.". "������������������'.-'  They    Flock    to England   Rather  Than Fight Japan.  Immigrants in hundreds arc arriving in London several days in each  week just now. Most of them come  from Russiu, and settle permanently  or temporarily, at Whitcchapol on  the Thames, says tlio London Express. To tiiis down-river resort an  Express representative went the  other day to spend an hour in the  Jewish shelter in Lcman-street. It  was full of stalwart young men who  had decided to servo the Czar in any  capacity except as soldiers. They  wero really a remarkably line lot,  and anybody with the slightest experience of Jewish immigrants would  have put down a high percentage as  butchers. He would have been  right, too; only these butchers .had  refused to butcher the Japanese.  They had como away from Russia  instead, and that not as single spies,  but in battalions. Here in England,  tho breath of freedom fresh in their  nostrils, they were quite willing to  talk about it all.  "Half of us," said one of thc  young mon, "had passports, and had  received leave to go on payment of a  fair price, the money falling into tho  hands of the police or'the" Red Cross  ltind���������I am not sure which. The  other half had to run tho gauntlet  of the frontier guards, and left two  of thoir number in hospital at  Memel suffering from bullet wounds  in a non-vital part. Crossing the  frontier is a dangerous business if  you hit on thc wrong kind of policeman.  "Then there were others who procured forged passports oil payment  of ������2���������one for tho police and one for  the forger. Again a few escaped by  way of tho Black or the Baltic Sea.  Six of theso became stowaways and  were suffocated by hiding too thoroughly beneath a cargo" of bides piled  feet high in a vessel's hold.  "The frontier, however, is tho favorite place for a bolt out of Russia.  Wc generally left in parties. Ours  wns 22- strong, and consisted of 17  Christians and five Jews. Wo marched through tho forests till dawn.  Thon we wore in Germany, and tho  thing was done. The government rewarded a frontier guard who had put  as bullet into ono of our party with  a shilling; if ho liad been offered two  the probability is thnt he would have  looked tho other way.  "All.along the borders there were  peasants who for a cousidcratioo  would lot us lie at tho bottom of  their wagons carefully hidden under  a load of produce while they went a  marketing in a German town. ' We  might get ' proded by an enquiring  bayonet; but if wc kept our mouths  tight shut we were sure to get  across. The main thing, however,  was to have money'with which to  bribe the police.  In Kharkov 12 men were shot for  preaching sedition and persuading  their neighbors, that it was a crime  to 'fight against tho Japanese. Tho  czar, in his innocence, has liberated  all thc political prisoners who were  ready to volunteer for the front, and  the results is that they are preaching a revolution at the seat of war  instead of at home  in  Russia."  Potatoes, Poultry, Eggs, Butter, Apples  Let  us have  your consignment  of   nam of these articles and we will  get you   casi  prices.  THE DAWSON   COMMISSI OM    CO,   Limits*  Cor. West Market and Colborna 8ts, TORONTO.  OAN BE HAD IN  Pails, Wash Basins, Milk Pans, &c  Any First-Class Oroaar Oan Supply You.  INSIST    ON     GETTING     EDDY'S.  The Proprietor���������"What made that  customer walk out? Did you offend  him?" Tho     Shopman���������"I     don't  know. He said he wanted a hat to  suit his head, and I showed him a  soft hat!"  No other fly killer compares with  Wilson's Fly Pads in destructive  qualities. Insist on getting the genuine.  Scotland Yard, London, is tho  largest police-station in the world.  It has accommodation for 3,000 policemen.  For Over Sixty Years  Mns. W.inhi.ow'h SootiAno Svki;? lias b(S������n mail bj  million!! or mothers for thei" children white l?ethin������'.  It south** the child, Foflcna thc gums. tUlay^psto. curei  wind colic, legitimes tlicttlotnach and lioneta, nnd I* ths  Ijcbl remedy for Diarrhcua. Twenty-live centi it bottla  Kohl L7drii������fc;������*.3 throughout the world, lie sure aud  tslt for " Mus. WiMiLOW'&.SoOTIlIxo Sl'Rur."    2"-���������01  "Yes," ho proposed," Miss Passay  continued, blushing; "and when papa  came into the room he found me in  Mr. Huggin's arms." "Ah, now I  see!'-' exclaimed Miss Speitz. "I  wondered .what your father meant today when he told mc that Mr. Ilug-  gins hnd an old head on young  shoulders!"  There are many imitations of Wilson's Fly Pads ; all arc cheap and  comparatively useless. Be sure to  get Wilson's.  "You nover saw my hands as dirty  as thnt," said mamma. " 'Cause I  never saw you when you were a little girl," was little Irene's prompt  answer.  BUCHANAN'S  UNLOADING OUTFIT  TTo7k-i well both on  stacks nnd in barns*  onloads nil kinds off  hay andsrain either  loo������e or in sheaves*  Send for catalogue to  M. T. BUCHANAN & CO.^ngersoIl.Ont  23-34.  YOUR OVERCOATS  And faded Suits would look better dyed.    If no'���������_;"*  nf oun in your to:vo, write direct Montreal, Box 151  BRITISH  AMERICAN   OYEINQ   CO.  VLQVXBTlkT..  -f-.���������,���������  CARTS IMPROVE ROADS.  . Tn France every carrier's ond every  market-cart, instead ol injuring thc  highwny, improves it. In the four-  wheeled vehicles in that countvv the  reir- axle. is - fourteen inches long-.-r  than tlie fore, and as a -result the  rear wheels run in a line about an  inch outside the level rolled by the  front wheel. After a fow loaded waggons have passed over a road the  highwny_looks _as_if _a_steam. .roller,  had boon at work. A national law  in Germany prescribes that waggons  heavily loaded must have tires not  less than four inches wide. In Austria thc minimum for similar vehicles  is six and a half inches, in Swit'/.cr  land six inches.  Minard's Liniment Lumberman's Friend  "It's ridiculous," remarked the  prosperous tailor, "to say 'clothes  don't make the man.' " "Think so?"  "Certainly!" replied the tailor. "Why  they've mado me!"  Wilson's Fly Pads. Each ioc  pocket will kill more flies than can  bc caught on 300 sheets of sticky  paper,  costing $15.  "Do you think I am capable of  acting a part?" nsked the stage-  struck youth. "I do," replied the  busy manager; "and the farther  apart we arc when you act the better at'will  suit  me.''  rCeep Mlnard's Liniment In the House,  Friend���������"I'd recommend you to  drink a cup of water every morning."  Invalid���������"I always do that where I  bourd;  they  call   it coffee."  HAUNTS   OF "FISH    ABB  GAME.  Attractions for Sportsmen on tho  Line of the Grand Trunk.  The Grand Trunk llailway Company  has issued a handsome publication,,  profusely illustrated with half-tone  engravings, descriptive of the many  attractive localities for sportsmen on  their line of railway. "Many of tho  regions reached by thc Grand Trunk  Eceni to havo been specially prepared  for tho delectation of mankind, and  where for a brief period tho cares of  business are ,,cast aside and. life is  given up to enjoyment. Not only do  the "Ilighlands of Ontario" present  unrivalled facilities for both hunting,  fishing and camping, but-the 30,000  Islands of thc Georgian Bay, Thousand Islands and St. Lawrence River, Ridcau River and Lakes, Lako St.-  John, and the many attractive localities in Maine and New Haanpj-  shire, present equal opportunities for  health, pleasure and sport. All theso  localities are reached by tho Grand  Trunk Railway System, and on  trains unequalled on the continent.-  Abstracts of Ontario, Michigan, Quebec, New Hampshire and Maine fish  and game laws are inserted in tho  publication for the guidance of  sportsmen. The Grand Trunk Rail-  Way has also issued descriptive illustrated matter for each district sepj-  arately, which arc sent free on application to the agents of' the Company and to Sir. J. D. McDonald,  District Passenger Agent, G. T. R.,  Union  Station, Toronto.   4   Sfne���������"Yes, I remember my first  ball as if it were only yesterday."  He���������"What a wonderful memory you  must  have!"    -  Houso  flies  cnrry  contagious     diseases. Wilson's Fly Pads, k>*i  the flies and the contagion  too.  How's  This  Wo offer Ono Ilunclrml Dollars "Howard  ttA- nny caso of Cuturrh thut cannot be  cured   by Hall's   (Jnturrh   Cure.  P.   .1.   C1I13NI3Y  &.  CO..  Toledo, O.  We, tho. undorsicucil, liavo known F.  J. Chcnoy for tno last 1G years, and  believe him perfectly honorable In all  business transactions, and financially  ablo to carry out any obligations made  by  his Arm.  WALDINO.  KINNAN   & MATtVJN.  Wholesale     Druggists.    Toledo,    O.  Hall's Catarrh Curu is taken Internally, uctlng directly upon tho blood and  raucous surfaces of tlio system. Testimonials sent free. ��������� Price, 70c. per  bottle.     Sold   by  all   Druggists.  Tako Hall's' Family rills for constipation.  Eat a small quantity of lettuce  morning and evening and you havo  protected yourself in the best possible way against smallpox, says  "Medical Talk."  Ask for Mlnard's and take np other.  A pigsty and ri. kitchen garden arc  among the features of tho cemetery  at Gowerton,   Wales.  Mlnard's Lfnfmenf Is used by Physicians  A priva'to in the Royal Marines  has' just boen sentenced to nice  months' imprisonment for throwing  ��������� piece of bread at a lance-corporal.  joke  your  ISSTJE NO. 89���������04.  The man  who cannot take a  To  be a  bore has grown;  Dut   worse  is     he   who   takes  joke  And  tolls it as his  own.  CHOCK-FULL  OF FUN.  A capital story is told of a Univer-  ,sity inun who wn.s the stroke oar  of his crew and nn invincible athlete on  the  football  fiel'd.  Ho entered thc ministry and spent  years in missionary labor in the Far  West. Walking one day through a  frontier town, a cow-boy bent on  having a lurk, stepped up to him  and said:���������  "Parson, you don't have enough  fun.    Take a drink!"  The minister declined.  "Woll, parson," ho said, "you must  have some fun. Hero's n card saloon.    Take a hand in a game."  The minister declined.  "Parson," said the cowboy, "you'll  die if you don't have some fun."  And hc knocked, the parson's hat  off his head and hit him on tho ear.  The old athlete's spirit rose; the  science which had been learned in  earlier days and forgotten for a  quarter of a century was aroused:  and a blow on the jaw of tbat cowboy sent him sprawling in thc street.  '. Tho parson walked over him as if  he had been a dog-rug, picked him up  and dusted the side of the house  with him, and then threw him in the  road.  As the ambulance was carrying the  cowboy off he raised, his head feebly  and ..said:���������  "Parson, what did you' fool me  for?    You are chock-full of fun."  Wilson's Fly Pads. No dead  flies   dropping  about   when    properly  used.  That   "money   talk:  May be quite true.  But it more often says  Tlian' 'llow-dy-do?"  I'll   not    deny  Good-bye!"  I was     Cured     of  Bronchitis     andi  Asthma by MINARDS LINIMENT.  MRS.  A.  LIVINGSTONE.  Lot 51 P.  E. I.  I was Cured of a severe Attack oft  /Rheumatism by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Mahonc Bay. JOHN MADER.  I was Cured of a severely sprained!  leg by MINARD'S LTNIMKNT.  JOSHUA   WYNACHTT.  Bridgewater.  i i i .-;   i ii i    ���������     .*���������-���������)  Fine-edged  tools lose  their  temper  if  exposed  to   the light  of  the     sun  for a  considerable length 'of    time.  Unr'i Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant Soap Powder Is a boon to any  borne. It disinfects and cleans at  the   same  time.  Papa ��������� "Been quarrelling with  George again?" Daughter���������"No, indeed, I haven't! It's too near- my  birthday for mc to quarrel with  anybody!"  A Summer Cough  Is the hardest kind to get lid of asd tbe  most dangerous kind to neglect.  ShiloH's  Consumption  Ctire E^"-5  wm enre Ton amlcklr and ������ore*r���������slop  the fever. streiutUiea tba lungs aod  make yoa trail again.  At all draffieto, Ve, I  i aod tl.00 a tattle.  401.  1���������38 ���������eceeeoeeooeoo  A  Qreai  eoaeeooosea  o  o  ��������� A new stock of Souvenir China just  received at Bows' Drug .Store.  o  c  'Onvemenca  Around ;t  house is   li*   Iiiivfi  a  place   to  keep   books.      You  can yet  liose   sceuounl   hook  cities ;it \  he C'inatki-Driiy,"   &.  13ook Co.  *s Slore.     Thev keep  ;ill   tho   sizes,  top and lho bas<  i"o:i   buy   llu:  oul as many  uUemiodiate   sections   as yoo  wish���������lhev lit auvwhiMv.  Call and sec them or write  CANADA OfiHG 3 BOOK CO., Ll  ���������ossessooGoesesoeo  BORN.  T.-irso-  Jiv.  U'!'.  -At Kovelst  mid Jlrs.   F.  August SOth. lo  "o';o, ti  daueh-  Marric  V.-iii-:i'.���������jr.\i������siiKi.t.-��������� At lie',c-ytoke-.  on Sept. 1st. 1!)0I. ;il J Iio Methodist  Parsonage, by the Uev. C. II. J.'.  Sutherland. Jlr. .Inmis Usher. Lo  Miss Agnes Marshe!!. both ol" Hevol-  stoke.  Allax-Hodoe ��������� At   St.     Andrew's  .church, on the 13th inst. bvllie. Rev.  XV. C.   (''alder.��������� the -Rev.   David  K.Allan.'of Nnktu-p. 11.   C���������.   to  Muriel  H. 'Hodge, of Perth. Scotland.  II. A.  Iioliilnv  east.  U'piii'f  trip to  leaves   to-night    on   a  liis old  lioiue  i'n   the  uB  AH  ll   "  FifTJ  iW;  Union'  Dealers  Cl-garr.  "a  Dr. Jlorrisdu. (lenti-t, left Tuesday  night on u business trip, l.o (jolden anil  will return on "Monday next.  ��������� N&w F&'.l CaaAs, "Ladies' Misso:;  iiS-icS CSisScJreE-.'s, jus* tsi ai C. B.  Hume &. Co::j.  Ii;i*(. lliis  risen; ho  : holidav.  iiKirliii)  -   fi  will  spend  a  II. .7. Ucui'iK'  Wcrnskiwiii, v  couple o'i 'weeks  -KOK SAM':���������AT A "OAR CIA IN  A first-class .7. ic.L Tay lor Sale. Ap;>  !'. O. Bn.< 71. .I.JV.il.'  i-i'  Vi:ico':iLLaiU\ nf ill  "Mines. -\v,  (lavs la^fc  s in the cily  week.  Great Northern  for a' couple of  DIED.  SAnoEANT���������At Revels tok<  .lav Sent. 12th, 1901, .7.  on   Jl'on-  ii'l.'.'Ult,    of  St. John":  vears.  Newfoundland,  aged  2.-S  Coming 'nvents.  Sept."2233���������Stuarts 'Coiiiie_PIayoi'.������.  Sept. 27th.��������� Harold Xe'.'-'on Cunipnuv,  in "Heart and Sword". Opera  House.  ���������School supplies, scribblers, pencils,  pads, etc.. Onr slock is very complete.  Tiie Red Cross .Drug Store.  ���������-Imported direct, fiom the manufacturer���������Xew Mantles���������liotli in Ladies*  anil Children's.    Reid >fc  Young.  Auction Sale of household effects at  residence nf Ij. R. Campbell. Mackenzie Aveiine, Saturday afternoon.  ���������Sen nur latest in Men's Fe't Hats,  they are swell, Macdonald and Mon-  teitli. the Men's Furnishings Store.  ���������T W F. L VE C ARP E XTE RS W A XT-  ED. Six Month*' work.- applv to  .7. KERNAGHAN. REVELSTOKE.  ���������Leave your orders for Italian Prunes  In lie delivered next week, 'at C.B.  Hume & Co's.  ���������Two graduate Dispensers  at  Drug Store.  Bev  ���������"���������Srnoks  digs.?.  '���������*��������� Ths   Union  ���������Any .Tiedicinu you need you can find  it at the Drugstore ou tlie cornei'.  Comic Players  ���������Yoii can always get Cellcry,  Hiuiic <!t Co's.       .  at C. B.  -New   stock   of  Boys' Clothing just  Remember  the  promenade  cimcoj-i; j arrived nt M'acdonald."& Monteith's'.  tomorrow nigiir, (I'fiday.) in the Opera  I louse, admission 2ii cents.  c  II' you are starting housekeeping  you should attend llu; auction sale al.  ll. It. Campbell's Mackenzie avtnue,  S.iUlldav afternoon.  ���������A.r,  A temple of Ralhlione.  f  lie organized in cunnc-i:; ion  iste.rs v.'ill  with   (jlold  liatige Lodge, Knit  '.'"riday evening.  ���������Rifle   Sights,   shean  triple    lea I.     I .yiuan  couibini', inn    rear     si;  Hume (S: Co.'s.  Ills ol" Pythias, on  !, King":  A: XV  hts    ut  :.-it.  B.  (!. (.'olororco is having a nine,  ronuied lioiise huiiU on Second street.  Tlio house will lie fitted throughout in  the very latest style. I). McCarthy  has tiio  coutiact for   its construction.  lav  IV.die Kdwards,   leUirneu  rm   Ti:e.~-1  day evening   from   Caiiiho-ne.   where j  he was in cuarge of the miningrecorder-' ofiice ior s: couple of wi.eks during  llie   illness   cf   .Mining Recorder Geo.  Summer.  ���������Xo reserve is the,   order  <  >i*  the  i  for tlie Auction   Salt:   ol"   ]  I'.uisir    II  furniture on Jlondav next.  ii.   JI  uing. auctioner.  ���������Beautiful "Writing Tablets 2.*5e. and  K5e. just opened at the Canada, Drug  & Rood Co.  ���������.Men's and Children'sRei'iily-to-Weai-  Ointhing at greatly reduced prices at  Reid & Young's.  ���������Scott's Emulsion of Cod "Liver Oil,  cough cures, etc. Prepare for Fall  weather, get a, bottle now nt The Red  Cross Drug Store.  An extraordinary general nieet-  j ing of  tbe   stockholders   of ' the   JMc-  (Jullougli Creek Hydraulic Mining Co.  i was held in the company's ollice in  I the City on Saturday hist and all  ! recommendations   of    tlie     directors  ratified.  Robert Kerr, general passenger and  1 raffle manager of the C.P.R., with  ether officials of his department,  passed through on Monday from tho  soutb to the Const. The party were  .'icconipanied thiough the Kootennys  by F. .1. Coyle, passenger agent at  Vancouver.  V,". ,T. Bowser, M.P.P. oT Vancouver,  , C, Grand  Jhister  of  the   -Masonic  idge     for     JJ.     V..       attended      a  .-el itif-fif-t-hat-^-liod v in   t-he---t'-?t-v_��������� la si.  veiling.    Mr. Bowser left  lhi.s  morn-  ling for the  south  on  a   visit   to   the  | liilVerent Masonic lodges in the Kuote-.  I nr.vs.  Kamloops Sawmill Burned.  ���������If you are ;*bin_r to furnish a  home,  call and see John ii.-Wood's big stock I  of Furniture. Carpets. Linoleums,  Oil-  Oloths. ������-tc.    Either credit or cash,  10  per cent, oif for ca*h.  ���������Vou ca-n fill in  if   you   have   a.  Canada 1. r.ig k L>ok Co.  Hep  all prices and hundreds of sonjj  pkcjs of inusiu to choose from.  them 1  > an ' '  ni  T.^^.'^>J  LOCALS Sf-fl 3  : a saassEaaEEstsEaseaassssaHfflsaaB  ��������� liigh Srht ol   Books  at   the   (.'aiutln I  Drug ic Rookstme.  Tickets are going fa^t for tin- prom- \  enade concert tomorrow night. j  ��������� Wanted.���������.Swi-<li>h  girl   Im- uo-l air- ;  work.��������� I'n'on Hotel, An owhcint, !;.('. j  -Hit  StMl'f  ;h  school   books  at   lli.-ws*   Ding  Chief  Rain  is able   to   a.-  duties afler a week's serious  ���������stlllK  illne.  bis !  The dual train   si-rvicf   wil  continued on October 2nd.  ���������Sweet Pickles'-Joe. and ;jOc.  at C. B. Hume fc Co's.  1   be   ilis-i  ���������I'taii, lQ  IS  .Tames  Factory.  for  Tho    Union  Ask  Cigar.  The funeral ol* .1. Sargeant. C. P. R.  fireman, will take place this afternoon  under tlie direction of the 13. of L, F.  ���������Toilet and Rath soap's, at C. 11. Hume  iV- Co's.  Contractor JlcCai thy is building a  j evidence on Second street fur Frank  .hiliaii.  ��������� Head quarters for lion Jieds, fwrntv  varieties to select from, .John E Wood  The Big Furniture Store,  ��������� Kemeinber Ilie Aurtion Sale of  House Hold Furniture. Monday, Sc],t.  19tb.    11. Jlanning, auctimier,  BURKT LEATHER  AVe have a big variety of  .Souvenirs in this new and  in this new and most artistic material in Ibe form of  ninny things useful and  ornamental��������� Piuses, Hook  .Mark.'1', flunk Covers, flannel's, Pillows Cushions, Photos, Clunk Hooks, ele. Most  appropriate uionientos for  visfiors l.o take or send to  their fi iends.  F.aeb piece bearing an  interesting local view and  serving tin! double purpose  of an artistic reminder of  Revelstoke and of real use  lo its recipient.  lews  Mil.  o        Pliu i. B.  C.C, 1ST AND STATIONER  Next Hume Blk.  Two Dispensers.  The biggest blaze ever seen in Kamloops occurred last Friday night when  the   Kamloops     Lnmber    Company's  mill   was   totally   destroyed   by fire.  The Sentinel in  reporting the disaster  j'siy-s:      "In  a few brief moments the  the  earnings  nicely jp'anf,   representing   $52,000, went up  uiioplioiH'.     The ; ;n sirloke. and as   it wa.s only covered  by  iJSO.OOO insuraivcc, the  net  loss to  1,'ie   company   is   $'";!2,000 in property  destroyed   alone,   not     counting   the  f nther loss entailed 'by the enforced  'sir h t ti ffg^do wOT  here. In addition to the mill property  lost, over 100,000 feet of. clear cedar  and white pine were destroyed. The  origin of the lire is attributed to the  s.iatks from a passing locomotive.  Mr. .McCormick, the manager of tho  eompany. is not yet in a position to  say just what the company will do  beyond that they will rebuild either  here or Savona. the storage of logs  being mone easily managed at the latter point. "When rebuilt tin; capacity  of the mill will be doubled and will in  every way be. a more complete plant  that the one just destroyed."  Walker, of the  Union   Cigar   left,_on .Monday. nior_ni_iig__i_pi'  a two weeks holiday at, the Halcyon  Hot, Springs. it i.s reported around  town that, .iiininie will not return  alone, success fo you James.  -Ail the latest slyles in Fall Clothes  and Furnishings for Men at, reasoii-  able prices. ('all and <eo. our stork,  tiie most complete, in the city ���������Alac-  tl'iiialii a nil Jlonleith, the Men's up-U,-  liate Furnishing .Store.  'Pert Hanbury has let the rnnlrnl't  anil the basement is already completed for bis handsome business  block which he i; having built on  l;'ii;,l. .stieet, .ju.jl. ea.st of tlte Jhil.soiis  liank.  ��������� Cream of "Witch Hazel for roughness aud redness of the skin, chapped  hands, ele., 2.7c. a bottle ut tho Ked  Cross Drug Store.  Election Date Uncertain.  N'o, 2 fire brigade had a i un on Tups- |  ilay night, to try and put  out  a, head j  light on one   of   tbe   freight   engines'  standing in   the  yard,   which  notion to shine, a little brighter  should.  ���������Ready-to-Wear   Hals   opened    Ibis  week���������'.UK) this season's new  sha,pes   no   two   alike���������both   in    Ladies'  and  Children's al, Reid fi Young.  Owing ton, rapidly increasing business Mi: \i. M. Allum, tho jeweller,  has found it necessary lo secure  larger premises and with this object  in view be. is making arrangements  for I he creel ion of a large more next  to the Imperial Bank, ori Mackenzie  avenue. The building will be 2.*>x'i0  feel, and a storey and a half in height.  It will have a biick front and bc; np-lo-  dal.i! in every respect. Work on the  new store 'will be commenced iuiiiie-  dialely and when completed will be  stocked wilh a largo variety of lirst  class goods.  Ottawa. Sept. 11���������ft is current talk  wound town -to-night  that, no matter  look   a j what decision the ministers may reach  than it   f.oi/inrrow, there   can bo no announcement,   of   dissolution   until thc return  o'.    His Excellency.    Constitutionality'  requires that when the. prime minister.  decides that  parliament should be dissolved, the solo prerogative of making  the dissolution remaining witb him, it.  must wait until   tlio  representative of  the   sovereign   returns  and   state the  reason   which   lias  led   him l.o lender  this advice.     II. is urged by some that  possibly Sir Wilfrid may have secured  the  consent  of tbo Oovernor-Oeneral  lo dissolve beforo His Excellency went  west, but this i.s hardly probable.  As Lord Minto will nol, return lo  the capital much before the end of the  month, there is, therefore, little likelihood of dissolution faking place much  before the beginning of October. |  This attraction is booked nt the  Opera House two nights, Sept. 22 and  23, and thej- should do a big business  as they justly deserve. Of their appearance in Vancouver the News-Ad-  vertisei says: '.'Jim Post has proven  before that lie is an attraction. He.  lias always been a di awing card, but  yesterday his popularity as a comedian  received its best testimonial. Long  before the doors open ed every sent had  been taken, while judging from the"  satisfied audience that left the theatre  last night, crowded houses will he'the  rule all the week". 'This is where w>c  all laugh,' people were told oh"the bills  but ifshoukl have added 'all the time.  Post has a style that's all his own, and  in 'U and I,' he shows to such advantage that one laughs continually."  There will be a change of program  ���������_e'acliMiightf;=^M'i,r���������PosI^tlib^stY'iT^jinfl"  his wife, May Ashley, arc too well  known to need any particular mention  They are strongly supported by an all  star caste of .the most versatile performers in the theatrical profession.  All lovers of clean comedy, good  singing, dancing and music should not  fail to see "U and I." Prices fjOo. and  Tiio. Seats nowon sale at the Canada  Drug & Book Store.  sold out our Grocery business to Messrs.  Bourne Bros. -\vc take this opportunity of thanking our  many customers for their liberal patronage.  Wc intend to carry on ihe Men's and Boys' Fur-  nishings, Boot and Shoe business on a large scale, and  the famous FIT-REFORM   CLOTHING.  Our stock of Men's ancl Boys' Clothing is arriving  daily,,and when wc have our intended changes made  to our Store, wc will be able to show Revelstokeand  surrounding country one of the most up-to-date stores  j-  in  B.  C.  '+     I  it     1  FIRST   STREET,  ���������^^���������^^���������^-^���������^���������^-���������^^���������^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  REVELSTOKE  HOUSE  ONEv=NIGHT ONLY���������ONE  ML SEPT. 11  GET A BOTTLE OF  CREAM OF V'iTCll HAZEL  An   exquisite  Toilet  Lotion for  Chapped Hands,  Roughness of llic Skin  Redness, irritation,  Etc.  Contlomcn  find   it   excellent  for  Uso After Shaving  W'e make it ourselves and therefore guarantee its quality and  purity.  Price 25c.  Red Cross Drug Store  C. A. ADAMS,  Manager.  Mr. C. P.   Walker presents  thc Eminent Canadian  Actor  HAROLD NELSON  and his company in the   ���������������������������������������������  remarkably successful Romantic  Comedy'Drama    ';  "fat and Sword"  The most complete and heautiful  scenic and   costume  equipment  ever  seen here.  Prices $1, 753., and   iiGc.  ��������� - \A ,  Reserved Seats, al  .'tlio  Canada  Drug &'Book Co.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  IN   THE   ESTATE   OF   LAW   WILKINSON   '  DECEASED. '     <���������  NOTICE Is hereby given pursuant to  the " Trustees and Executors Act " that  all creditors^and others having claims  against therestate^of"the^aid Law^WiUT  kinson, late of Revelstoke, who died on  or about the loth day of August, 1904, ;to  send by post prepaid, or deliver to John  Mai'min? Scott at his office, First Street,  Kevelstoke, D. C��������� Solicitor for ��������� the  executors oi the last will of the said  deceased, their Christian and .surnames,  addresses and descriptions, the "full particulars of their claims, the statement of  their accounts, and the nature of their  securities (if any) held by them.  And further take notice that after such  last mentioned date the said executors  will proceed to distribute the assets of the  deceased amongst the parlies entitled  thereto, having regard only to the. claim's  of which they shall then have notice, and  that the said executors will not be liable  for the said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claims  notice shall not' have been received by  them at the time of such distribution,  .   Dated this 1 oth day of September, 1904.     4l  ..'"'��������� ;J- Mi SCOTT;":   -;'.:! J: A "'  Solicitor for the Executors''__  NOT5CE  -Under and by virtue oftho powers contained iu a certain mortgage made by  MaluVu to Arthur K. 13. llearn, lenders  will he received by the undersigned'up to  and including the 24th'ilay of .September,  1904, for the purchase ol* Lot 6, Hjock 27,  1'Ian 636 a., City of Kevelstoke. The  highest or anv lender will not necessarily  be accepted,  I'"or further particulars apply to  Marvkv, McCarter & Pinkham,  Solicitors for the Mortgagee.  Lime For Sale.  The undersigned has just received a  carload bf first quality liriie.  :    -..   ..' 'E.,C,;FH0J1EY..'-'  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given, that'^A.rthur  Evans; of Beaton, has made application under the provisions of the 'Liquor.'Licence Act, 1900, for a retail  liquor licence in the Landing Hotel,'.n't  (Beaton, and that a special meeting of  the Board of Licencing Commissioners  ���������for the Revelstoke License District,  -will be* held in the Provincial Police  Office. Revelstoke.- on Friday, Sept.  30th, 1001, at the hour of 2 p.m. to  consider said application.       ,���������.-  ���������    By Order.-       " c  '���������������������������/���������J-  R.-A. UPPER,  . .   Chief Inspector.  Revels tc-ke, Sept. 13th,. 1904.  *^.*W������3^������l"l?v^^  rreg^fd'W ^-^  ���������������w,'tf.*w!fjiy-iw������^MWt,.jTO:^^  m

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