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Array V^sBT-.  .������������������"-' >^i-  *ta.  '7"^?r������?pl  V..-V  'a-'VM  r5^   i.  .A-ZtsTID  RAILWAY  1  v  JOURNAL.  Vol    XV: NO.  4  REVELSTOKE B. C. THURSDAY,  JULY  28, 1904  $2 OO a  Year in Advance  fSsxsmazsssssSBE''  i imitpil  &klmvl>-UI  DSPASTiWSNT  STORE  Read  this List Carefully,  there    i.s   something"   hcrc  to interest you.  fins  Oxfords  For men  We arc showing  Men's White Can vas  Shoes at  ���������   $2.28  We have a Superior  Line of Oxfords irr Vici  Kid and Patent Leather.  Wry drossy aiul Cool  $4.09  A splendid assortment of Wash  Skirts in Duck, Crash, Pique,  Muslins, etc. These ought to be  of interest to you these hot days.  Cool and Cpmforfah-k.  *Wash tjuiis  Light and Cool and' perfect  washers, made in Galatea, Cham-  brays, Etc., niceh* trimmed, very  pretty, at  $1*85 and  $Z.Zd   .  Wear well, Cool and Dressy.  White Waistings���������  ���������New ���������lines���������of���������Veslings���������Piques���������  Chambrays.  mThe JL\atest and Best  fresh  (groceries  We a re   H ead q u a rtc rs ['vjll'jV  for   Fine   Groceries  and ������  make a specialt}1* of deli- wl���������  cacies,  Fruits in Season,, \jjj  etc.    If you are  already^  a Customer a   trial  order f/^/ffu,  will convince you that we  can cater to your wants.  stxueiimaua'fiimwiwwsBiiiua  flags ! flags !! flags !!!  and Cfavland for ^ecoraiing  iiSh  Department Store.  Hi  >TH  A0010ENT  Robert   B.   Farwell  and Thos.  A. Brown, two Popular C. P.  R.   Machinists     Accidentally  Killed by Freight.  It.   is   with   sincere   regret that the  Herald  is  called upon this week to  chronicle anothrr sad accident, which  occurred   on   Saturday   evening last,  resulting irr   the  death of two ut the  most popular employees of tbe C.P.R.  at   Kevelstoke.     Tire   victims    were  Thomas A. Drown and Robert B. Far-  well, the former being n married man,  leaving a  wife and child to mourn his  loss.  About six o'clock Saturday evening  the unfortunate men, with a number  of companions, were returning borne  orr a hand-car after spending the afternoon at iOnglo Pass about three miles  wost of   the eily.     Ed. Trimble, who  was also  of the paity, went ahead of  I be  hand-car on a speeder.    Coining  down   the   heavy   grade   at   the rock  blurt" a   mile   west   of   the Big Eddy  mills, Trimble observed  a, freight approaching.     Jle  immediately stopped  his   machine, gob   clear of   the track,  and signalled to the men on tbe band-  car.    Before  the  car however, which  was descending the grade very rapidly,  could be -stopped  it collided with the  freight.     Those   on  boaid,  with  the  exception   of   Brown     and   Farwell,  realized  tlieir danger iu time to jump  from   the  car   thus   escaping injury.  Brown was cut in two  by one   of   the  driving wheels  of lhe freight engine,  death   being   instantaneous.   Farwell  was badly cut about the head and was  crushed, beneath-the pilot of the. en-'  gme, antl  died  iininediatclyon reaching  tbe hospital, whither he and the  body of Brown were at  once, taken by  the   train   whicli   pirt   br.ck   for that  purpose.  An incpiest was held by Dr. Cross,  coroner', the jury returning a verdict  of accidental death, no blame attaching.to anyone.  Robert Far wall's jbody was shipped  to Osbawa, bis former home, the  funeral arrangements being in charge  of the Masons, Oddfellows, and local  lodge of International Association of  Machinists, of which orders the deceased was a valued mem ber. and  whose members followed the remains  from the Masonic hall to the C. P. R.  depot on Monday- morning. O. G.  Macdonald, of the machinists union,  accompanied the remains east. The  lato Mr, Farv. ell was well known in  the city, and was a general favorite  with his fellow employees in tbe (7. P.  R. shops, where lie bad worked for a  number of years. Deceased was -17  years of age.  The funeral of Thos. A. Brown was  under the supervision of tire Machin-  isls Union, was largely attended, rind  took place on Tuesday morning fronr  the Methodist Church, where Rev. Mr.  Sutherland held a short service, to the  C. P. R. depot, where the body was  shipped toMooscinin, deceased's former home, for interment. The body  was in charge of Then. J. Wadman,  secretary of the Machinists Union,  and was accompanied by late Mr.  Browns wife and daughter, and a  brother who arrived here from Moose-  inin on receipt of the sad news. Deceased was "I years of ,-ige, and bad  come recently from Calgary to this  city, lie was much respected by all  with whom he came in contact.  The IJerai.ij, with many friends,  extends beattfelt sympathy to the  bereaved relatives in this sad Lour of  affliction.  OIE TROUBLE  Lacrosse Match.  A-lacrosse match between Golden  and Revelstoke is advertised for Wednesday afternoon next on the athletic  association grounds, admission 50c,  children 2oc. The Golden team i.s  putting in some bard practice and  tliere is overy prospect that the game  will be an interesting one. It i.s likely  the stores will close for a couple of  hours during the match which is called  for 2:1*0 o'clock. In the evening a  dance under the auspices of the baseball club will be held in the Opera  House. The boys should be encouraged in every way and the UiiiiAM)  hopes to sec a big turn out at the  match in tbe afternoon and a good  attendance at the dunce in the  evening.  The Russian Vladivostock  Squadron Capturing More  British Ships ��������� Will Britain  Remain Calm  Pakis, July 27.���������The Yinkow correspondent of the Matin says that the  Japanese entered Newchang at 5  o'clock in tbe morning and hauled  down tiro Russian commercial flag,  which bad been substituted for the  military standard on the residence of  the governor.  The Japanese st.indard was hoisted,  the Chinese -flag flying from the  neighboring buildings and tbe custom  houses. The consular authorities bad  taken precautions to insure the safety  of the European residents who remained.  The Russians who refused to follow  the rcticat have been cut off.  . London, July 27. ���������The British government is taking eucrgetic action  relative to tbe sinking of the British  steamer ICnighl Commander by tire  Vladivostock squadron.- All information received by the government tends  to establish in the official mind the  belief tbat an outrage lias been committed for which no excuse exists in  international" law.  IjIvekpooo., July 27.���������The owners of  the British steamship Calcbas. bound  from Pugel sound to Japan, have  received a telegram from Hongkong,  reporting that the Calchas bus been  seized by tho-Vladivostoclc squadron.  liOKUOX, July 27J-9:2.*> p.m.���������It is rc-  ported that a!!c.^,**dnvs .for the British  naval manoeuvres have been countermanded, that the various squadrons  have been ordered not to move, that  all leave of absences bave been cancelled and that officers and men on  furlough have been recalled.  The home and channel fleets had  already been moved into a position to  undertake important manoeuvres.  eesteEowATiv  Immense ���������  Demonstrations   at  Ottawa and  Montreal���������"Men  of Canada, Keep Both Hands  on Union Jack"  Ottawa,  Jury 20.���������A   crowd   estimated at  from   twenty to forty thousand people turned out tonight to bid  farewell to Lord Dundonald.    Tt was  very   enthusiastic   and   there did not  appear to be anything political about  it. At the eornev of Sussex and Ri-  deau streets, where tbe crowd was  greatest, the carriage in which Lord  Dundonald sat, and which was drawn  by ."00 young men, was stopped and  Lord Dundonald made a brief speech  in which he said: "Men of Canada,  keep both bands on the Union Jack.".  MoN'J'keat., July 20.���������-Lord,Dundonald arrived here at 11:15 tonight. Despite the late hour. Ilf teen hundred  people were at tho station and amidst  great enthusiasm be was lifted up and  carried on the shoulders of: a half  dozen  stalwart men  to the Windsor.  Lou Scholes Welcomed.  *Lou Scholes, the oarsman,: who won  the Diamond sculls at Henley, was  given a fine reception'oii bis return to  Toronto on Monday evening. A deputation of 200 went across to Lewis-  ton fo meet bim, while hundreds of  small crafts awaited the arrival of the  steamer Cerona at Eastern Gap. Tlie  dock was packed by enthusiastic  crowds. Alderman Kainsdean, acting  mayor, and the city council here  greeted the champion. A procession  was forriied after much difficulty and  Scholes escorted up Yonge street,  which was lined with cheering thousands. The shell in which be won the  race was a feature of the procession.  Shirt   Waist   Dance,    Opera  House, Wednesday night.  In Line for the Approaching  Dominion Elections ��������� Strong  Organization of Over Sixty  Members  On Thursday evening last  the   Conservatives of Arrowhead, met  in  that  town    and    formed   a   Conservative  Association with sixty members.    The  greatest enthusiasm  prevailed  arrd a  splendid    fighting   organization    was  lined up, that will roll up a goorl   majority in this burg when the Dominion  elections  take   plnce.     Thos.  Taylor,  M. P.   P.,   tbo Conservative member  for this riding in tho local House, was  piesent. hy invitation and  assisted  in  the organization.    During tbe ovenin,  Mr. Taylor g.ive.an interesting address  to those present, in which be  touched  upon   matters  affecting  the  province  and the   present   Provincial   government.    En referring   to   the   financial  condition of the, province; Mr.  Taylor  was in a position Lo announce that the  McBi'ide government worrld be able fo  keep    the    expenditure    within    the  revenue and thus create a condition of  affairs that has never1 occured  in  tbe  history of British Columbia and thereby establish a safer and more  hopeful  condition of affair's for the future.    In  closing bis remarks  Mr. Taylor  made  reference   lo   mallets   iji  connection  with affairs at tbe Dominion Capital,  touching on tbe tariff question and  showing up the party of broken  promises and militia grafts. The prospects of the parly's success at tire  next election, said Mr. Taylor, wore  never better and-an evidence of mistrust of the powers that be at Ottawa  was universal throughout Canada,  which would be fully demonstrated  when tho returns were in after tbe  next election.  .*. short programme of-bongs, music  and   shore  speeches    followed,   after  which tbe meeting   adjourned.     Tbe  following are the officers of the new  organization:  Hon. Pros.---Hon. R. L. Borden.  President-XV. R. Reid.  1st. "Vice. Pres.���������Geo. Newman.  2nd. Vice. Pres ���������Ceo. Campbell.  Soc. Trens.���������Mr. Jarvis.  Cor. Sec���������T. S. Barlee.  Executive   Committee,���������John  Bull,  Percy Boyd, Cop. Chapman and Chas.  Young.  btytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  -Sr-i-T  J.t-  *l*  ty  4>  ty  tyty  ���������#'-*  Hay, Oats, 3s-ar?, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  FJotsr, Rolled Oats, Etc.  jaoosi,  Hari-is,   Eg-gs,  Cat-treed Goods, Etc., Etc.  Groceries  and tyty  & ORDERS .SHIPPED SAME DAY  AS   RECEIVED  ���������4*  ty  r& 0r% i  IS  t?J> ������2 tux  Ha M Ms. i&sg  ���������ia*  ������. MACKENZIE AVENUE. T  fc* ty  &ty tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty ty ty ty  SHI  A'  Foster Predicts Big Storm.  Washington, D. ��������� C, July 23.��������� My  last bulletin gave forecasts of disturbances to cross the continent July 22 to  20, warm wave July 21 to 25, cool  wave July 2L to 2S. The next disturbance will reach lho Pacific coast about  July 29, cross west of Rockies by close  of July 30, great central valleys Iii to  August 2, eastern states August 3.  Cool wave will cross west of Rockies  about August 1, great central valleys  August 3, eastern stales August 5.  Tbis disturbance will come with a  period of low temperatures will cause  fiirious~stoi,msr~brrt���������>iot_lhe most-severe of the summer; will be preceded  by vcry high temperatures and followed by a long period of unusually  cool weather, covering nearly three  weeks, so very cool as to materially  injure the progress of maturing crop.*,.  This storm wave will be at its great*  est force'oh: the Pacific coast, in western Canada, the great lakes tbe stales  generally, west of the Mississippi,  and on leaving the lower lakes will  lose intensity and become less severe  as it moves on to tbe Atlantic.  Accompanying arrd following Ibis  disturbance will come air increase in  rainfall which, togetlrer with the vcry  cool weather, will greatly retard lire  maturing of crops.  Tiie weather changesduring the last  part of July will be very similarjimd  regular all over tbo continent and all  sections will be affected by each of the  groat storm waves. ���������..,.  Immediately following date of this  bulletin will como the great high teirr  perature wave with severe storms on  the North Atlantic, and at closing, or  last crrd of storm wave, heavy rains in  small localities.  Temperature of week ending August 1 will average below normal arrd  rainfall will-be above.  'Next bulletin''will give general forecasts of August, but I will say now  that the lirst half of the month will Vie  unusually cold and wet, lust .half  warmer and dry.  I must repeat or you will forget,  tbat dates are for meridian 00; a little  earlier west and a little later east of  that line. XV. T. FOSTER.  Former Rosslander Fatally Injured.���������Shooting Not Justified  ���������Belligerent Barber Fires  Bullet Into Bert Mclntyre.  Bert Mclntyre, formerly of Rossland and well known here, was shot at  Bo-sburg at 7 o'clock Friday night  and is not expected to live, says tbe  Rossland Miner : His assailant was  Frank Taylor, a barber', and the  shooting seems to have been unjustified. The .Mirier learned at 7 o'clock  lasl night that Mclntyre wa.s still  alive at bis borne in Ho-sburg, but  tlrat tire attendant physicians had  pronounced bis case hopeless. Taylor  made no effort to e-eape aud was  lodged in jail at Colville to await the  outcome bf Mcf ul3're'b case.  Mclntyre was running a. fr uit ranch  at Bossburg, and ,was in Rossland  recently arrangiug to ship small  fruits lo Rossland retailers. When  resident here be worked for G. "W.  jW'/Budo, and later was in the einp'oy  of the Inland Telephone Company as  lineman. :"  On Friday night at the hour specified MciTntyrG and a friend were  standing on the main street of Bossburg. Mcfntyre and his acquaintance  had been drinking and weie i-cufHing  in it fiiendly manner', neither having  any intent to injure tire other'. "While  they weie scuffling Mcfntyre noticed  Taylor looking at tlrem arrd demanded  to know what be was "urbbering at."  Some word? passed, and it is believed  Melnlyie threatened to strike Taylor.  At any rate Taylor warned Mclntyre  not to approach him, and Mclntyre is  said to have taken a step in bis direction. At Ibis Taylor drew a 3S  calibre revolver from bis hip pocket  and. shot Mclntyre through the  stomach. The injured man was taken  home   and     two     phyMcians   called.  'They opened thc abdomen, found the  bowels punctured, but failed to locate  the bullet.  Xextniorning Taylor was arrested  and taken to Colville. A Bossburg  man slated that there was-no excuse  for the shooting. Mclnryre's attitude  toward Taylor not "being any justifi  cation for the use of the gun. Mc-  Intyro's wound is said to be such that  thei e can be nu hope for his recovery.  Bert   Mclntyre,   thc victim   of the  ������hooting  affair  at   Bossburg,    nien--  tioncd  in   tbe  foregoing   article   was  well known in Calgary, where he lived .  with   bis   parents  for   a   number   of  years   and  is   also  well  known   to a  large number  of people  in  this city.  He w,v a popular young mnn'and the   '  IIkuald regrets to chronicle the sad  affair which ended a promising career.  Mr. Mcfntyre's father Hvps  at Kamloops and   baa   two   brothers   and-a.  sL-ter  living,   besides   two  uncles at  Notch liill.  | {Later���������Bert Mclntyre, the victim  of Friday's shooting at Bossburg, died ,  at bis home there at 3 o'clock Sunday  afternoon. He was an expert bicyclist  holding numerous trophies for speed,.  a clever musician and singer, and an  all-round entertainer. His assailant,  Frank Taylor, is held at Colville, the  county seat, awaiting the action of the  authorities.  No Election This Year.  Mr. D. G. Macdonell, who has just  returned from a trip to Ottawa, said  this morning tbat the general feeling  around, federal headquarters seems to  be that there will be no election this  autumn, says the Vancouver Province.  Very little is said about the matter  and tbe reported probability tbat the  Government would go to thepeople  ibis year does not seem, says Mr. Macdonell, to be seriously considered at  the present time. The feeling seems  to be that the Government will see  the Grand Trunk Pacific scheme fairly  launched and (he actual building of  the road started befoie going to the  coun trv.  i  I  i  \  -������������������'-*g'-'*^.ra*''>W'  H  H  STORE  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   FASHIONABLE  MERCHANDISE  LOVELY   SUMMER    DRESS   GOODS  AT BARGAIN PRICES  Tire most attractive display of Ladies' Dress Goods,  Wash .Muslins, Blouses, Skirts, Tailor-Made Costumes,  Ele. all New Tie-igrrs ami pretty patterns.  LADIES' UNDERWEAR  CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR  We have a largo assortrnenr in these lines in Silk  and Couon goods.    Very Cool and comfortable.  IN GENT'S FURNISHINGS  WE ARE SECOND TO NONE  Arid   carry   all   the   up-to-date   stylos  Slr'.rts   Ties,    Collars,    Underwear,  Hats and Caps.  irr Suits, Pants,  Hoots   and   Shoes,  FOR FIT, COMFORT AND  STYLISH  DRESSES  We are in tire bead. This Department is under the  management of MISS WILSON. Here the Ladies can  have their dresses made up in thc Latest Fashions, on  shortest notice at reasonable prices.  mj������-uj.������uuBBIVi*U"*���������-*".jujmwimiikmmhi     Ill lllllin*^^���������T^^^l  Mackenzie  Avenue.  I.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. ,%������:v^Mi-ioi.twii*A5CLi5"-j:~-^; .-i\-  I  ***���������������������������������'  '���������>���������:":������������������:������������������:������:������������������:������������������:���������<":������������������:������������������;-:������������������:������������������:���������������������������������  An Affair of  [carts,,.  ���������������:������������������:���������������������������:������������������: ���������:.-:.*:**:..:..:*.:..:..x..t..:-*:**:������>-9)  i.  Torn     V.'ilton  had  cnten  his  dinner-  She would dearly love to seo this  miserable woman who had come between them with her wily art. After  a night of tossing and sleeplessness  Jliss Clara resolved to deliver that  note personally. She would see,tho  creature,   ut   least.  II.  cal<e,  like  girl  "Well,     this    fair    takes   the  that Tom shounld write  to mi!  this,   and   send   his   letter  by  a  like you !"' excalinrcd Jliss Bivegravc  when  she hnd finished the epistle.  Sho was a tall arrd considerably  overdressed young lady, with n pro-  hini time to catch the omnibus which | fusion of gaudy oriiuirieiits iir the  would convey hinr to Bnyswater, |shape of very ostentatious jewellery,  whore he had an important engage- [Her littlo flat was full of things  ment���������all engagements of thnt kind j which Miss Clara "ITurrler mentnlly  are most important, and demand ex- J condemned ns iir the most atrocious  tra     punctuality���������with     Miss     Clara jand vulgar  taste.  wiih one eye on the  all the while. ll  minutes past six.  res I uu rant clock j  was twenty-live  That  would give  I About tho  '.'"   risked Jliss  Clara,  the   question   hetruy-  Iluntor.  He took the top-hat on thc peg  beside him, and, having hurriendly  settled his hill, nnd lipped the waiter, set off, his brain busily occupied  with pleasant anticipations of a  meeting with hcr, who had promised  to .-be his very own ns soon as Tom  Wilton's finances reached the hundred pounds necessary for the launch  upon  the matrimonial  sen.  Fifty-seven pounds eighteen shillings and nincpence ! That was tho  sum' that yawned like nn awful  chasm between Tom and bliss unutterable ! -  "Tom, deal-, what is the matter?"  cried Miss Clara, as she advanced to  meet him in the hall, and noticed  tho gloom upon his face. .  "Nothing, dear���������nothing !" he replied. "I've only been thinking how  horrible it is we cannot marry he-  cause���������because "  She stopped hrm in thc usual manner when he rrttered that old lament.  "You nre a great goose, Tom I"  slie declared���������"'a great goose ? Why,  hundreds of men would bc only too  glad to marry when they've got a  hundred pounds !"���������   ���������    '  "Woll, there's an awful barrier !"  he almost groaned. "Why can't a  mnn marry when he likes ? It's too  bad !      It"'s "  She stopped him again. Tom was  in the dumps. He was often like  that.      It rather flattered her.  "You've brought tho song with  you which you were to try to-night,  haven't you ?" she asked a little  later.  "It is in my overcoat pocket," he  replied; "but J cannot sing it tonight, dear. Not a bit���������not for  worlds '."  he  added gloomily.  It was all nonsense, she declared,  lie could, and he should,, sing. And  she tripped from the room and down  the stairs to the hull, where his coat  was hanging, to get that song from  his  pocket.  What a nice hat Tom had got!  She lifted it'from its place on���������' the  s.tand. Why ever did the foolish boy-  carry letters in the lining, she wondered, ns her eye caught one stuck  there,  no  doubt  to  prevent,  its  gptt-_j_ers     t.o '���������:Abe   proprietor;   who     came  ing crumpled in his pocket on ils  way to the post. Possibly Tom hod  forgotten lo post it. Lovo does  make a.man forgetful at times. Jliss  Clara determined to take it to him  and   remind  hira   of  it.  "Miss Ada Breegravo, Wilbrook  Mansions,Kensington,W.      ���������  A little chill of terrible premonition passed over her as she read thnt.  direction. The letter was not sealed,  "���������lad not Tom often declared that hc  had r.o secrets���������none from hcr���������that  he only .wished  she  could  know    his  Well, pop will bc delighted." she  went on. "lie's been wild tlrat .1  didn't got hitched orr for a long  time !"  "And     you    really���������really  think  he  will  marry you  forgetting  tint I  ed an indiscreet acquaintance, with  the contents or* thc letter-. Fancy  Tom marrying a "fairy" like tlrat !  "Marry me '" exclaimed Miss Dree-  grave, not noticing the admission.  "Rather ! 1 guess it'll bc a ba'l dnys  work for him if he doesn't. Didn't  you ever hear of such a thing as Ti.  O.P.,  my  girl���������breach  of promise?"  And that was the "fairy" ! Oh',  Tom ! Tom! Tom! What ii fool you  must bc, and what a fine prospect  of happiness you have beforo yoir!"  For a month it. is probable that  there hnd beerr iro more miserable  man in the world than Mi'. Torn Wilton. Tho inexplicable conduct and  cruelty of Miss Clara Hunter had  plunged hiin into the profoiiiidcst  gloom and misanthropy. Wen and  women were all his foes.  "But I'll be hanged if I'll please.  them by starving myself to death!"  he muttered to himself grimly. "I'll  be hanged If ��������� I don't live just to  show Clara���������Miss 'Hunter���������that a  man's got grit' in him which defies  the cruelty  of an unfeeling and���������and  He did not finish, brrt. took, his hat-  down and set. off to the restaurant  where he had dined that fatal night  :���������how well he remembercd.it all !���������-  when lie had last seen her. He took  his seat, at thc table, and began to  scan the menu?.card, when he started  with astonishment.  "Ze gcnlilnuin who took 7.0 hnt.!"  cried an excited waiter. And in an  instant he'was'.-surrounded by three  gesticulating' attendants, who eyed  him ...with intense curiosity, and appeared to be carrying on a heated argument ,in Italian. French rind German.   .  "Whnt , on earth is "the matter''.'''  gasped Tom.  ?"Zis is, zo. gentilmon as the hundred  pound: reward is for olYerei!''!"������������������ explained, the most excited of the wait-  bustling forward. "ITo took zo hnt.  He sit hero at '.is; table -opposite'  Monsieur 'Pom Selbury. Ho ze hat  take: I svrire 'it-on my soul and j  honor',!" Arrd he waved liis napkin  eloquently towards the ceiling.  "I    will    explain    it.     suH'isiunent,."  said  tire proprietor',  bowing low  ? to  Tom.      "Thc.monsieur is in -the dark!  He understands not  that on  the hnt  hangs    a     tragedy    of  hearts. '"'Tlio  Monsieur    Tom    Selbury  is  distract.  He wring his hands; he alter tire cry  of the    heartbreak.        Ah, ciel !���������     Js  it  the  digest  his     food   he  can   do?  No ! He- is-the ghost that walks and  cry  perpetual,   'Sly hat !     My, hat ! !  Where  is   the    gentleman    with     my |  hat ?*'-,11a !  Here Monsieur.   Selbury '  himself   come !       "Angelo Iras    found 1  bim.      Ah !   Jl   is   a  happy  dny  llrat..  the hai  has  come again !" ���������  Mr. Tom Sclbury was a-young, gen- i  tleman   who   possessed   better-   qunlifi- I  than :  fob Tin-: fabmeivs wife.  l'lnn your work systematically.  Don't arrange to do all of your hard  jobs in ono day, but ou the days  when vnn wash, iron uud churn jilnii  that the rest of the housework may  bu as light, os possible." .11" you value tbe henllh of .your family, serve  as lilllo fried food as possible, and  don't, waste your time and strength  making-rich pics, cakes and doughnuts, ("ook a different vegetable  en cli day to serve with the potatoes  and meat. Have whole wheat biscuits or- rolls at least once a day,  and cereals well cooked and served  with milk or cream and sugar may  well take the place 01" more complicated food. I'se plenty of fruits in  llieir .season and dried or canned  fruits out of season. Make out a  bill of fare, for each day in tho week  You may have to make variations  sometimes, but it will prove a help.  Have regular hour's for work, rest  and  recreation. Don't     say     you  have 110 time to rest. Unless you  are stronger than the average woman you must. Iind time to rest, oi*'you  will suffer the consequences sooner or  later. In the economy of life,  health is of a . thousand'times more  value than wealth. Take 11. bath  every morning upon rising. If you  havo; no bathroom and it is not always convenient-, to take a sponge  bath, use a good flesh brush. " Kc-  movo your garments and brush back  and forth until the entire surface of  tho bod.y glows rod. Try this and  see how much bettor you will feel.  Twice a week at least take a warm  bath'with plenty of fine soap. Always lrave your sleeping room window up two or three inches at. least.  If you fear u draft, have a. piece of  oilcloth or heavy cloth tho width  of your window frame and reaching  from the bottom half-way up the  sash. Sew a small brass ring in  each corrrer and" havo corresponding ;  nails irr the side of the window frame  to slip  tho rings over.  Clothe yourself comfortably and  neatly when aborrt youi' work. Try  a union suit, light weight in '.summer, and. heavy in winter, stockings  drawn rrp over the knee and fastened  with a safely pin; broad low heeled  shoes, tbo corset discarded if possible, and the next garment a comfortable waist of white cotton" made in  the simplest ' fashion."' ./It" should  come just to -lho waist line,.''where a  row of eyes permits the'attachment,  of tbo skirt;, .which -should', bo ��������� or*  washable cotton goods and have a  corresponding row of hooks on the  under side of.'.:' the'.band.' . A /' neat,  wrapper, ��������� such as can be. purchased j  ready-made quite cheaply, excellent, j  values being in dark, pretty percale,  should bo the next .garment-'and;'with  an apron of bright percale, inaci'c to  hang in .straight"'folds' from bands  at. '.tho.'shoulders, and a ��������� pretty" tie ���������  of wash ..silk at the : throat ono is  neatly and comfortably dressed without  .1   constricting   band   anywhere.  Now    remember  that /..housework   is J,_  complimented her and inquired where  sbe   found   her   "beautiful   suiting."  There is no better protection for  the hands when sweeping than mittens made of extra heavy canton  flannel, fleeced side in. The material i.s impervious to dust; the mittens are easily slipped on nnd off;  the long wrists protect the dress  sleeves and they are cheap and easily  washed.  Hub' a dress shield fastened to the  under* side of the baby's bib prevents the moisture from wetting his  dress and  underclothing.  A rrow style of apron and ono that  is recommended as very convenient is  rrrade 11s follows : Oct. u yard and an  eighth of percale or any wide goods.  Tear oil eleven inches across the  goods for the rnlllo. Their fronr the  rest ������if the length take from each  side a string three inches wide. Take  oif a strip nine e.nd a half inches  Wide lo form lire pockets, and a narrow strip for the binding. Tbe piece  that is left i.s tlie body of the apron.  Hem the rrrtTle; gather and sew to  the apron wilh the seam on the right  side. Hem the strip for the pockets  across tho top, stitch tlris at the  lower edge to cover the. scum of the  ruffle and hem in with the sides of  the apron. Stitch through tho  .strip and tlie. apron twice, forming  three pockets.  DOMESTIC   BEOIPF.K.  Cinnamon Bread.���������Tako a cupful of  bread-sponge; add one-half cup of  brown sugar, one-third cup melted  lard; level tnblospooni'ul ground cinnamon, a pinch of soda, knead once  and put. in a loaf; let rise, grease  over with  butter,  bake slow.  Oatmeal Cookies.���������One' and one-  third cups sugar; orre cup ..shortening  (half lard, hair butter); two eggs;  one teaspoon" soda in one-half cup  sweel milk; three cups oatmeal; one  teaspoon, cinnamon; one cup'chopped  raisins, and flour enough to roll. I  make lhem a drop cookie. Splendid.  '"Graham Pudding.���������One egg; one  cup molasses; one teaspoon soda in  one-half nutmeg; two cups Graham  flour; one cup chopped raisins floured  iinil.il pinch,of salt. Steam one and  one-half or two hours. To be eaten  with  pudding sauce.      Splendid.  J'ockotbooks.���������Warm 1. qt. new  milk, add 1 cup yeast, 2 well-beaten  eggs, 4 tablespoons melted butler', *J  teaspoons sugar', aiid . flour sullicient  for a moderately stiff bait .or;  let rise  over .night   In thoinorning stir  in  all the flour you need, as for bread,  nn'd let rise, again. ..Then roll in a  sheet half an inch thick, cut in  squares, butter one side and fold  over like' ai. pocketbook. .'They :.will  rise in a very short, time, then bake,  and they will be pronounced delie-  cious.  < tarnish ing for I'.oiled Fish.���������Mix  with. 2 cups dried.' .broad crumbs, a.  little salt nnd esfence of' anchovy  to taste, also a fow drops of cochineal sufllciont;' to color crumbs. .'.-Hub  nil well together between liands until  crumbs are evenly dyed. Place on  a dish and dry rn oven until crisp,  then bottle. TlTi.se'.sprinkled' over  any boiled fish, such as cod, look  very pretty. Add green parsley also around, the fish.  :A''SHARK OE 30ARD.  very heart, and read his secret  thoughts ? What harm, then? could  there bc in her reading the letter?  She was finishing it ' when she heard  hiB voice from the landing above.  "Have you found  that song yet?"  Crushing the letter together in'lier  bend, she thrust it into her pocket.  He must not see her reading it���������not  ior  worids.  Tom Wil ton. was not   to  sing   that j cations  for     explaining  thing;;  night.   A few minutes la ter'the house ithe proprietor. I  maid came to tell liim that. Miss j The night. Tom had dined there j  Hunter had been seized with such ivilast he Ifad departed with Mr. Sci- j  violent   headache   that   she  had    had ibury's hat. :  10 retire to her room, and il was! "It wasn't the bat that wns so ,,im-i  not possible she could see him agairr. jportuiit.   you     know,"     Mv.   Selbury j  The next evening when Tom called j said, "as what was in it���������ci con-;  he wan informed that Aliss Clara's'founded letter in the lining, which I ;  heartache was worse than ever-. Tho (had written and put there'while. I i  next morning the post brought him j dined and thought it over. If was :  .*i letter ar.d a littlo registered par-|:i proposal af marriage to a Miss '  re). JAda "Breegravo,    of     Kensington.      Ii-  In     lire    note Mr.     Thomas  Wilton'must   have  been   the  biggest,  fool    on!  was presented with Miss Clara Hunt- 'earth,"    hc      went  on    emphatically,:  ^"���������"iHs=OThsrdi:rt*'ntSr^ri"d^n'forH.CTi���������tha  i,II   was over  between  thcm for  ever! -that,     girl,    but   1    did.   and   J   wrote'  't'he  la.st   two  words-  were underlined, j that  letter.      But   1   never  sent   it.    I j  ���������Dear Miss Ureograve.���������Oh,   that,    t j determined I wouldn't.      Well.  I  din-,  n-ight  dale to call you my owrr Ada! ;od,   took your  hat.   nrrd  strolled    off.]  Hut   now   J   take   tire  step   which,     if] When  T  looked   in  the  hat  the    letter I  nt   me   rhat | wasn't   there,   of  course." j  hat     yon j  voir   will   agree,   shall   grant   me   rhat j wasn't   there,   of  course."  ii-.'iaiie  privilege.      Do  not   turn     a ���������    "I hover found   il  in  the  deaf eir tr, it.  J   beseech you.      Dear J left."  declared 'four.  Mis������=   Uiv^gravf,   cm  you   have    been j     "Then   how  on  earth   did  ir.'i-n.v'ble :o  the feelings which have ] Mi.ss    Breogrnvo ���������?" '   asked  ."������������������urged  in  n.y he-art,  devoting ri  and ; bury  i'i owner     to your  worship'.'      Your ! suro  reproaches have* brought  me fully  to 'me.  realise   that   I   .idoro   you.   nnrl     you 'life,  .-.lone.       The  other   lady   I   thought   I-i of     promise���������ten  loved I don't.      .She,  | iind, possesses j damages.      Slier  nothing of my heart  "I cannot understand how T can  hn'.v boon so foolish as to imagine  that J 1-.-.-11 ly loved her. Only say  the word���������yes���������and I will tie thine  for over-, anil you shall have no fur-  there cause to reproach me for the  sake of a girt who is to yorr as a  i.tn tercirji i.s to a fairy.���������Yours, in  :::i.\io;v and  trepidation,  "TOM."  'l"irat was Lhe letter- Miss Clara  Hunter found in tlrnt hat, and with  which, in hcr terror, when Tom Wilton called to her, she rushed off to  her room. tt wns written in o fine  liulicn handwriting. very unlike  Tom's sprawl. That showed  ia reful Tom  to  a  "fairy.  Who  nnd  Ire '.*  J-hp heard the housemaid deliver  hor message to Tom, mid his footfall as be passed down the stairs,  rrrrd the closing of the hall door behind him. Of course, he must have  dir-xovi-red that she bad taken that  letter out of his hnt, hut he did not.  dare to claim it ! She wondered  how he must feel now tlrnt he knew  sbo had found hinr oul. ; SI10 was  well rid of such n wretch, nr.d Miss  Ada I'.rpogrnve wer, welcome io hinr.  That letter should go to it.*; ilccl inn-  lion !  iitit    how 7     Tito/l  was a  question.  could   be  when   writing  what  could   the  creature  ir. gor. 1 o j  Mr'.     Sei- j  with    a  groan.      "She got     it.  enough,    and      wrote   necopt ing '���������  I  was never so startled In   my I  Xoiv slur's inring rne for  breach j  thousand     pounds>  t urned out    awful j  when she thought she'd got. mo fast.  Awful !   A   perfect  demon !" 1  He  wined  the perspiration  from  his '  face. j  "She declares  it  was delivered    to j  her    hy a.  tall,   handsome  lady,    who !  gave  no  name���������dark   hair',   large  blue!  eyes, pink dress,  umbrella  with inot- '  ber-of-poarl  handle,  nrrd "  "Why,    that's    Clara !     Ahem!    ' I  mean���������T mean "  Tom Wilton sank back with a gasp  in his chair 11s il. flasher! across him  what,  had   happened.  "Cook gere," exclaimed Mr. Selbury,   "if   you     can   Iind   Ihat  young   - .lady,   it'll  knock   nil   the  bottom   out  how Jof that, biench-of-promise case. Thnt  cat"���������it. was thus disrncper.t.full lie  spoke of (lie "fnir.v"���������"won't bave a  leg to stand on I I "11 give you a  thousand pounds���������a thousand pounds  ���������if you  can  find  ber."  "I think I can," said Torn. And  ho did.  The threatened tv-wuit ionnl hreach-  of-proi.iii.se case, Brcegrnvo v. ."Sclbury. never came to trial. The  "/airy" wont n������grly mad with rage  when ber solicitors advised li������r thnt,  urrder the circumstances, no judge  would say that Mr. Selbury had  really r;ent. her that document shir  had  thought us good u������ cash.  Miss Clara Hunter is Mrs, Tom  Wilton now; for why"*should tho marriage be deinyad when everything wus  the best possible exercise if orre goes1  about, it-as-one'should.' Maintain a  correct standing position- always,)  even when nt tho sink .washing dish-. j  es. You do this when you bave 1  your shoulders and hips back, chest!  up and cliirr in. Hemember that I  while litis adds more than elegant ]  clothes to your personal appearance, j  it also adds to your health, for it!  is .1 'well-established fact that, im-j  proper standing anrl .sitting ."crowds;  the imernnl'organs, thereby causing;  disease? -     '       ���������      '!  Ir" your sink and cooking table are:  too low, try placing a dry goods;  box under the cake hoard and dish-j  pan when in use, to bring tliem j  high enough so that you ran stand j  correcti;.-. When- you sit do not j  slouch down in your chair, but, sit j.  upright. If too tired to do this, lie;  down rial on your back without a -j  pillow and rest, relaxing every mus- I  ele and thinkjrlg of nothing at all���������i  just.   rest. I  If possible, lake a rest'of Ibis kind (  every forenoon if 11 lit for  longer than ���������  Si\'x^.i iii nn t.e?: T -le^'e- -e. -?b>Tr **<-*''-:" *-������������������j;-������ r  lho     afternoon. It   will     kwji you;  bright, and  fresh. j  When making drosses, aprons, etc.,!  for iho little ones, rise a. goorl qual-r  iiy of percale, it. costs almost twice  as much :is print, but lasts twice as,,  long nnd washes bettor thnn' ging-]  hnnr. Cistly remember that the;  happiness: nnd comfort of your firm- ���������  iiy depend in a largo measure upon ;  yourself and the better care you tnko*;  of yourself tho bettor you enn 1I0 j  vour duly by your husbniul arid children, j  l.'.^KKCf,  Jil.VT.S.  A pretty way to trim n shirt  waist, wilh embroidered dots scalloped over it is to take an occasional  dot as the center for n. daisy, and  work the petals out from it. The.  daisies mny be so embroidered as 1,0  form a band down the front, and for  cufi's, or employed at intervals all  over  tho  waist.  When making tlio loops so much  used in place of steel eyes, draw Ihe  silk over a. match. This ninken ilie  loop just right, size arid holds it  firm wliile the buttonhole stitcln-.s  am being worked.  It. is not. everyone who can hn\t:  n closet lined with tin- paper as n  discourager to moths. Hut. almost  anyone can gel. a largo packing box,  have a I id with binges and hasp put.  011 it., and then lino it. with tor paper.  Chinn silk waists, says sonic one  who h'ns experimented, should be  starched in 11 thin sli'irrh and t.Iron  ironed while damp. Iir this way  thoy  look   ������s  thoy did   whon   new.  Wir hoard tho other day of 11 woman who cut up 11 tablecloth lo  ran kn herself u shirt waist. I for font  Is rivalled by the woman who wus  challenged to i/iake her.*:>'If n shirt.  waist orrt of ir pair of hcr liu.sbiind'n  trousers. This .".he actually did, using velvet for collar rind cuffs, yoke  nnd straps to bide the necessary  piecing*       Those    not.  in  the    Moeri.a  Terrible        Ha,nd-to-Fin     Struggle  With a  Monster.  Among lhe incidents of''shark-fighting, .narrated by ���������!.AF. Keane, is'the  followim?'.. which occurred/in a small  bark on the homo, voyage from India.  A ��������� shark was .sighted astern, and the  second mate immediately lowered a  hook for the big lish. In less than  a minute bo had secured the shark,  and with the aid of the man at the  wheel, hart landed it, "a gyrating,  floundering, somersaulting, slapping  and banging creature-on ������������������'llic monkey  poop."  Cratings, coils of rope, jnan at the  wheel, second male, anil everything  not built into the slil]) were slashed  round in a. mad jumble. The captain came  on  deck filled  with  wrath.  "I'll soon run him for'ard!" cried  the. mate: jumping down from his  porch on the poop. His first haul on  tbo ropo produced an ominous snapping of the shark's jaws. Tho next,  pull brought n ''writhe of I he* body  that   so  jn mined   tho   shark   into    the  narii,?' passage that Uie second-  mnto'.s only prospect of moving tlie  fish was to take hold of it bodily  ami  attempt,  to  turn   it  round.  Thon ensued n hynd-to-Iin combat.  The man's lirst'.atlompt to carry his  nnlogonist .bodily across the ropes  i urned out. abortive. In less than  (on SM'onds the "shark bad dashed  him info a mass of rod paint just  laid on. rubbed hinr across (he vermilion, knocked Irirn among tho blues,  and th.-n wiped him nil over about  ton srju.irc yards of tiro white side  of tho house and bulwarks, also newly  painted  A i~i<"!ij Ific ntfoinpt to collar' tho  shark by the tail was inot with ,?r  sounding smack noros'i the second  mate's face. Then followed a lieels-  ovor-ho.id spla.vhing, dashing struggle  which, iv.is sustained on both .sides  with fury. At one time both combatants app������.ir"tl to be hooked b.v til':  jaws   l.o  the  same  hook.  How th������> man kept his Ing or arm  out of the filjark's rnoiilh no one, can  explain. Foot l.y foot, straining,  spring i!|, and down. aruf tying  knot.4 in Hiomsolvpfi, they c.'iirio (.0-  w<ird (ho ond of (ho pn-'tfincc'; aird  ivitcn ������r 1,-if.l t hov" reached lho open  deck the one had bccorrii; n.lnio.'rt' indistinguishable from ' the othor, so  similarly and completely werv thoy  bosrrnirelied nml hofimearoil with corii-  hinnlions and shndes of lho various:  colors' among which I hoy bad wnllow-  ������������������rl   nnd  fought, '     '  A scbooli'iinslor Inquired of one of  ru's pupils on a cold day in winter  whnt was Ihe Cat in word for "cold."  "I riin't remember it at. the riuini-  onl." replied (he boy. "but. I have  it  nl.  iny  fingers'  ends."  explained, and Tom Selbury Insisted  on paying that tlniusnnd pounds,  and   would  tnko  no denial1?  As to Torn Selbury,-he married  (hii  "bultiii'ciip."���������J,umlon   Answer*.  SLAVES OF KIND BANE  FRENCH        FISHERMEN        OFF  NEWFOUNDLAND  COAST  The     Crews    Are    Brought       Out  From France    Every  Year.  The Basque and Breton fishermen  are being ferried across the ocean to  begin their annual trawling campaign against the codfish on the  Grand Banks and to endure six  mont.v* of misery and wretchedness,  writes a correspondent at:St. John's,  Newfoundland.  Francis' little colony of St. Pierre-.  Micpiolon, lo the south of this island,  is the seat of her Crand Banks fish-  cry industry, whicli occupies 400 vessels and 10,000 men, and is regarded  by her as the mainstay of hor navy.  To this end she subsidizes it with  bounties equnl to severity per cent,  of tho value of tho fish itself and by  her conscription forces into it tho  youths of the provinces fronting on  lier Atlantic seaboard.  On tho Grand Banks also gather  every summer the fisThing fleets of  JVIiissacliusets, Nova Scotia and New-  formtlalnd, but of all thc thousands  of trawlrnen who frequent these ocean  ledges the lot of tho French is unquestionably the most miserable. The  business at best is ardtrorrs and venturesome, but the crews of''other nationalities have this in their favor,  that they are fceo agents, llic arbiters  of their own destinies, free cither to  join ship or to stay ashore, whereas,'  the French" are the slaves of (he conscription, and powerless to obtain  oven ordinary, comforts foi* themselves  not to speak of more substantial  rights.  St. Zierrc, the solo harbor of the  Miquelon group,.'Franco'.maintains a.s  an outfitting hasp for the fishing  fleet. The ships, except a few owned  in France, arc kept there all the  winter, the .crows being brought out  for them every spring," hnd taken  back nt the  USD  OF TllFi SKAR0N.  The fishermen/ are made auxiliaries  for (he warships. At sixteen they  arc liable for service, putting in two  years as beach boys at St. Fierce, to  handle 1 Irr; fish in tlio drying process,  and then three years with the trawling fleet on tlie banks. From this  they are drafted into the navy, if  physically fit; if rejected, thoy continue at the 'fishery.  Every year, about tho middle: of  If arch, these marine conscripts ne  somblc at St.: Srai'lo, an'd after being  enrolled and inspected aro horded like  so..much live stock aboard -.-tho..'.transports, which convey them out to St.  Pierre to bc dispersed among the fishing vessels 1 in which they work for  the summer.  During this* period thoir lot is  hard. Thoy observe no Sabbath and  enjoy no relaxation. From d'aylight  till dark and oftentimes for hours after, they toil without ceasing, subject to the .caprice, or brutality ot  drunken or heavy.handcil skippers,  and living amid tho most squalid surroundings. :They sleep in foul-smelling, ill-lighted quarters, without sanitation or cleanliness, sheaves of  straw their': beds and salt bags their  coverlets.  Their fare is the coarsest, tlieir raiment the scantiest, their recompense  the smallest. X.iving as they do  amid vice and drunkenness, their finer  instincts are soon blunted; and unless  thoy can desert to Canada, or Newfoundland, as many do each year,  they are all soon reduced to the common level.  No more repulsive place could be  imagined than" the: forecastle of a  French, banker, where twenty men  or more are gathered. Kipling, in  bis "Captains Courageous," drew a  rather forbidding picture of tiro  Frenchmen cod fisliirrg on the Grand  Bunks,-' lint ho? did not oxaggerato tho  nEAl.ITI.F-vS  OF "THR   CASE.  To- l'lideratand these 011.0 would  need to search llic nrchiven/of *-tho  French .'"Ministry of Marine' for* ��������� portions of (ho report of a commission  of inquiry "into the "accompaniments,  of this fishery in 1897, suppressed "because of the. horrible details it ,%set  forth. Even tho parts of_ tbe_report  which olil.iined "publicity contained  such revolting facts that, much more  stringent rules for warship inspection of the'fishing fleet wero proimil-  gatoii', In February last a revelation  of tho savageries pci'jietralod on board  these frtihing .emit wn.s furnished hy  the public prosecutor nt St. Malo.  Tlie skipper and the mate, brothers,  wore charged with the murder of two  sailor.i.  Ono of these, ;i writer' and traveler,  had joined the vessel for the purpose  of studying Urn lifo of the fishermen  and exposing horrors currently . reported to be practiced among tlroni.  Tlio skipper, learning of his purpose,  persistently persecuted' him'during I he  cruise, i'vcnliifilly causing his den Hi,  Because lie protested against the (logging of 11 boy, hc w,as stripped, tied  to a mast and flogged himself, and  left hound' nml" linked on' deck for  hours at niglil in  the'piercing'cold.  Then another of lhe crew died of  thn 111-troaf merit be received, tin;  skipper Tinvln.g lorn off both' his ears.  After hir died the body was pickled in  ri rrrH*<; of naif, and orgies were held  over tlie corp-'o. Later It. was mutilator!  it rid  thrown  Into Ih" roe.  The amateur .������ailor, having dorlrir-  iifl hi* would report this atrocious  murder to the nulliorillos, the skipper  nnrl tlm rnnte I drew him overboard.  Ifo wa.s rescued liv sonic of the sai-  lorn, but. n lew days later' was rtl-  tnc.l.'Ml by the male and his skull w<  (���������rushed in  WITH  A   BFI.AYINC;  PIS.  A   boy   was   again   flogged'  by     the  sklpp-r  Ior  e.tteiripling  to  attend  thc  injured   mini   and   the   latter   wa.s   left  10 die on dock.    He expired  in a fow 1  hours.     Tho   skipper   had   the      body j  hoiali-rl  lo   the  rua^thcad   for  twenty-1  four hours before cimting  it   into the  ocean,   as     ii   warning  (o   thc  . othor  hands v. Iio might lie tempted to turn  informer. '  formation from some of thc sailors,  which led to tho arrest and conviction  of the murderers, who will dio by  the guillotine.  Atrocities of a similar kind oj'c  chronicled every your. Last summer  a fishing vessel returned to "St. Pierre from the Banks with the skipper a  raving maniac, and in irons, hc having, wliile in a drunken frenzy, run  amuck and murdered threo of his  crew.  Some timo beforo that a vessel was  lost and only two out of her twenty-  four men escaped, because the drunken skipper stood at the rail wilh a  loaded revolver and would not allow  the hands lo shorten sail. Tlio previous yenr a skipper was sentenced to  life imprisonment, at St. Pierre for  so ill-using two boys on hi.s boat that  tliey died.  But these convictions aro only isolated instances of punishment; in the  great .majority of cases the scoundrels escape. The reason for tliis is  that all these fishermen are borne on  tbo naval rolls and the fishing  ground is,patrolled by the warships,  which have summary powers of inquiry, and punishment. 'I'he crews  will not venture upon anything that  looks like .Insubordination unless for  tiro very best of causes.  HUMAN LIFE IS CIIF-AP  011 these French' banker.*?.' The death  roll of the (leet runs into hundreds  annually, antl it is assorted, by the  American, Canadian nrrd Newfoundland bankers that tho French skij>-  pprs, in 'many instances,, will not  trouble to scorch' for'drifta.way dory-  men, '.manifesting absolute indilfcreiice  to their fate.  Certain it is that the"'moist un seaworthy craft aro used irr the fishery  by tlrem, for .whon vessels are condemned by other nationalities, tlrey  can always bc sold at St. Pierre arid  arc outfitted for the Banks from thai  port. The consequence is that, when  the region is besot by storms the  losses to the French through" these  crazy craft" nnd their -rotten gear is  great.  Thus, .when ilie: hurricane which .devastated Galveston in tho autumn of  1000 swept up tiro Atlantic seaboard  and spent its last rage oil the Grand  Banks the Gloucester' escaped with the  loss of 0110 vessel���������the "Cora S.  McKay"���������and twenty-throe men; lho  Nova Scotian fleet, with three vessels and -forty-one' men, and the Now.  foimdland licet wllh two bessels and  twenty-two men, whilo tho French  fleet lost twenty-four vessels-and ������89  men1-blotted out of existence in 0110  niglil.  A contribtilivo cause lo this loss  of lifo among the French' bankers is  the fact that intoxicating Htjuora arc  carried ui quantities among the .stores  of (hose French vessels nnd each man  is allowed lo have a dram of brandy  with every meal.. In addition, tliey  find tho liquor supply ��������� easy of access  at other times, and iir their half-tipsy  stalc Ihey are unable to handle either  tlio vessels or the dories, arid dearth  overcomes them, either irr ones aird  twos or in  WHOLE SHIP'S  COMPANIES.  Many a mishap lo dories of thc other fleets is caused. (00, by llieir men  boarding  French   ships  and  obtaining  spirits wliile  awny on  their  trawls.  On fhc Banks the other fleets try  to keep clear of tho French vessels,  for? 0110 of these in tho ''vicinity is a  cantiniinl menace. In the slimmer of  1001" ii 'drunken Mnlouin set fire, to  his vessel, "then in the midst of a  score of others, and as tho flames  spread somo frightened wretch cut (ho  cable' and the burning craft drove  down on tho other* vessels, forcing  them to cut and run also.^to escape  disaster'.  The crow of n Newfoundland vessel  lying to: windward rescued flic imperiled men���������all except tho 0110 who  started the firo, and who,"armed with  an axe, beat off fill who camo near  him, and danced with glee on what  soon became his funeral pyre.  Frequently.'during storms the rotten-gear on a French smack gives out  and'she drifts down on other vessels,  destroying- llieir trawl:-:, if she does  not collide 'With and damage thcm.  Often, loo, in tlio height of'a gnlo,  oJ.hcr crows hnve to put out their  dories and, at the risk of thoir own  livos,"SiTvtr~a~ ihoirof "sliriokiiigT'pa 11 ic~  stricken ''Frenchmen'   from    h 'crazy,  ���������H--*f-f-f+4-f+++-hH+-H*+-f-H-+:  r  ���������>���������  i  -s-  YOUNG  FOLKS  The iluiul .iiinn's rchstivp secured in  leaky,   storm, herr ten   hull   sinking   under- tlieir foot.  All in all, llicn. this French .fishery  on tho Grand Hunks is the nearest  approach to an ocean inferno tliat  enn well bo imagined. Tlie whole  theory of ils maintenance is (lint tVie  humnns engaged in it have no riglifs,  no liberties, no title to consideration  of nny sort nnd (hat arry brutality  short of murder itself is excusable so  long as a good return in cod Is so-  cured.  Heiiice, Llio most .depressing phases  of human existence are witnessed  thore, nnrl tho business is one which,  In its every feature, sHocKs evon tho  iriim of ordinary feelings., . ��������� Thus . it  occui's thnt'' the crows of tho other  fleotfi arc always ready lo shelter a  maimed or* beaten 'Frenchman ? who  rows to tbem for shelter.   y   DANOEI". OF-WACJITNEllY.  Statistics collected i n Germany  have shown that US per* cent, of tiro  accidents caused by machinery used  for .industrial purposes, such as manufacturing,'.'were due to defects in Ihe  machines and to lack of proper; safeguards. On the other band, over 40  'per. cent, of (ho accidents occurring  with agricultural machinery were  traceable lo (Iioso causes. Accordingly., there is a call for the use of  Improved safely devices upon nil  much hies used on the farm. Feed-  cutting machinery is found to be  particularly liable to cause..accidents.  A considerable majority of thof.e injured by .agricultural machines* are  children nrrd  youths.  Horrified Mother :���������"I just -this  minute saw Mr. Nicefcllow's . arm  around your waist. J1's- perfectly  awful." Bepciitont      Daughter :���������  Y-c-s. mother, but it. would bc a  gooil deal 'more awful to soo his arm  around  some  other  girl's  waist,'������  *^+>++-++++>4-M-f-+-f+++-������--������!'  .  GOOD  CHEER.  Have you had a kindness shorvn ?  Pass it on.  'Twas not given for you alons���������  Pass it on.  Lot it travel down  tho years.  Lot it wipe another's tears.  Till in heaven the deed appears,  Pass it on.  riGGY.  One morning in the latter part 'of  March Undo .lolin found 12 cunning  little pigs iu the pen. The mother  pig was liko tho old Woman who  lived in the shoe, for sho didn't  know what to do with so many, and ^  ns tho little pigs could not be put  to bed liko the old woman's children,  but kept wiggling about, some of  them'wero-in danger of not growing  as well-bred pigs arc supposed to fto.  Undo John carried two into tho  kitchen for a few dnys, thinking  .somo of tho others might die, when  there would bo room for those. .Sure  enough tho next morning ono .ot  those in the pen wns tlead nml .thoro  was room for one more.  Piggy, or Peggy us ho was called,  Iho one loft in the house, drank from  a bottle and slept and grew, in real  pig fashion. In a week ho ..began'  to notice things and would put his  fore foot on the top of tho box and  uso his littlo hoofs as a child would  its liands. By crooking them'tidbit,  ho Would hold on to the top of" tho  box and call for his milk. As ho  grow stronger and larger he .would  not stay in his box, so a. pen' wiis  mado near tho kitchen, that he  might be. fed often.  in a week or so ho began his old  trick of climbing up to look over his  fence, .hnd. would now and thon balance himself just right arid out of  his pen ho would como. .Strange, to  say, ho would never notico or associate with the other pigs, although  thoy capered about in his sight only  two or throe rods nway.  '.When .tho kitchen door was open hc  would scamper* in, and follow the  little girl who fed him, tlirough the  dining room, oven into the parlor,  chasing around the centre table,  grunting ns ho wcrrt, as full of fun ns  a dog or kitten. This waa. exceedingly funny now and then, but of  course had to be stopped, for Piggy  grew fast. When ho was six .weeks  old ho hail-to be sold. Wo have  often wondered if ho turned out just  as a common pig after all.  DANDY  ANU THE AA*E. _  Dandy was a lit tic dog who lived  with his mistress in a New Vork  apartment (lat up two flights of  stairs. I'hey indulged in tlio luxury  of iur open wood lire in cool weuthcr,  and Dandy, was the errand, boy .".who  brought wood from the cellar when  necessary.  One day Mrs. Kcolf, his mistress,  discovered she had iro wood, so she  said : "Dandy, go down cellar and  bring me a stick of wood." (Ho  usually brought one slick at a .time,  arrd travelled up and down stairs  until the woodbox was replenished;)  Away went Dandy os gay ns a  lark, but only to appear in a low  minutes with a very doleful nir and  without any wood.  "Why, Dandy," said Mrs. Scott,  "did you hear mo ?' I said bring up  somo wood."  Downstairs went tho little dog a  second time, and soon Mrs. Scott  heard n noise as of something being  pulled..-or dragged across the cellar  floor. Going herself to ..investigate,  she found the little dog at the" foot  oftho cellar stairs with the axe, the  handle of which avos in his "mouth,  and ho was trying his best to .carry  it up thc stairs to hor, to show hor  there was no Wood cut.  Who  can say flogs do not reason ?  This is iv true, story,  and may    bo .  vouched for.  MANCHUI.IA'S VALUE.  "At first sight it is a littlo diflicult  to understand what any notion could'  wanl_\vitJi_Mancliurin, tho climate cs-  pccinlly being anything but attractive.  Iii the south���������that is to sny', in the  sonic latitude as tlrat of Spain and  Italy���������20 to 25 degrees of 'frost are  not uncommon. At Mow Chwang on  the nth'of February, 1902, for ox-  amplo, 31 'degrees wero registered. In  summer, on the other hand the' hent  is equally unbearable. In siiito of  tliose extremes of' temperature, 'how-  over, there is plenty of scope for agriculture, thc soil being remarkably fertile, osjiocially in the low lying districts, the valley of tho Sungari,  which is flooded every year, for 'instance, producing ..enormous crops of  millet, which forms tlio national  food. Tho forests also uro of va.1t  extent, and contain, besides timlier,  much game; tlio rivers team with  lish, and fienr! oysters abound in the  river 'mouths. The couniry is rich  in' motals, copper; silver, load nnd-  golrl being -mined in the Sungnri Valley. -So-perhaps those who so ardently desire t.o possess tho country' arc  not without? method in tlieii* mad-  loess.  ������������������^-.   Bool maker (who has n deal of  trouble with liis . customer):���������"I  think, sir, if you were to cut your  corns, I could moro easily find you  iv pair������������������" Choleric Old Gentleman���������  "Cut my corns, sir! I ask youto fit  1110 a pair of boots to iny feet, sir !  I'm not going to plane my foot down  tb fit your  boots I"  Mrs. Nexilorc :���������"That piano wo  bought foi* our daughter' was a great  bargain. We- bought it al an auction, you know." Mrs. Pcpprey :���������  "Oh, that may account for It."  Mrs. Xexdore :���������"Account for Wliat?"  Mrs. Pepprey :���������"The fact that, it's  going, going, going."  "I say, waiter, this cod steak Is  not half so good ns tho one J hod  here last. we������k." ."Can't, soo why,  sir.- It's off the.sema Qahy'-  -****"*  fe������-*f**SKK*������������-:.-\v.v  -���������-r;ry?:r.'T*rr.'*.ftiscr������yTgs  w?.'<r.Q5($rerec3y. /  /./  4  ga������a^VgSQt������eoeos**o(i*w<,������(M������e������������<r-M������  OR,   THE   HISSING  WILL  2^  ee* aaess-ssaeoaaeeeoiBMeoeeQ eseeooAeoetrsoactBtB&saoee  CHAPTER XV.  "We fire going  to   Lucknow,     Mr.  Itundnl,"  Ada   said;   ������������������where does    il  lie r*  He did not know; BeeUunpore was  not in the plan she bad given him.  His guide then told him that sbe  was wot sure of the locality herself,  but. was certain that it was considerably   north  of   Ueolunipore.  'linn information was most depression,, especially when a .sudden twinge  reminded Philip of liis recent wound.  Be looked with dismay at his companion's slender form,'conspicuous in  tbo white boy's dress, and tried to  calculate the distance from Lucknow  by the lime it had taken lire bearers  to convoy him in his palanquin to  ncoltuuporo. Alas '.   these     bearers  besides ' being swift and practiced  runners, knew the way and wero not  obliged to hide themselves. Tho adventure  wus a  desperate one.  "tt'o must make Hie best of the  darkness." Ada said, tranquilly at  this jtinrlui-p. "It will be well to  lie quiet during the day. You have  been very good and given lire no  trouble with questions and hesiuv-  t ions."  "I am at youi* service," lie replied,  simply:   '��������������� know that you  would not  'hnve   left  your  refuge   but   for    good  jvm son."  "flood reason indeed." she snid.  "You havo beard Gossanijee Bhoso  sneak of tho tyrannical moulvie who  caused tiro Hindoo temple lo be deeded. Tlris mnn has sworn that  tliere shall be no more English, and  for thut reason Gossanijee was so  anxious to pass us both off as Hindoos. Willi mc be succeeded fairly  well. 1 was in India until eleven  years old. Uindostaiiec is my sec-  mid language. T know .much of native wnj-s, besides, women do not  attract much attention, their lives  arc passed in rsuch seclusion. But  you arrived in English uniform, and  wounded, and this somehow got  wind. Gossarnjec suspects that ono  of the servants turned traitor. Those  people arc always intriguing, and  some friendly traitor warned Gossn-  rrrjoe or" lire moulvic's plan, which  wus to search ��������� his house���������probably  ^J*.is very night. Ho told Buksbhni  iiIho that he would defend us to the  death. Poor Uuksbhai herself proposal our flight; she had tlio locks,  oiled, and gave mo a master key and  and wc are returning from some pilgrimage to Lucknow, whero our parents live. An impediment in your  speech obliges mo to bo spokesman  on  all occasions."  Tiio moon sot and clouds arose,  gradually blotting out tbo stars.  Thpy travelled along in the darkness,  listening lo the cries of wild boasts  from the jungle they wore approaching, and talking but little: Philip regretting that he had led C'ossnmjee's  hospital roof without a word of  thanks or farewell, and speculating  on the trouble that might befall tho  bonoSL merchant on their account. It  was well that Ada had explained  nothing beforehand, ns in Hint enso  bo would have felt himself bound to  tell his good host of his intended  Hitting.  "Gossanijee will surely think me  ungrateful,"   ho said.  "No," his companion replied; "ho  will think that we found a favorable  opportunity for flight and will be  glad that we did" it before getting  him    into     trouble.       Tt   was   agreed  between us  thut 1  was  to seize   any  chance   thnt     offered.without  tolling  Vhrown'irersel'f'at  the fool*' of "a tree  walked for so many hours, they  ought by this time to bo within  hearing of the siego guns. He looked  ovor the prospect before him, a rich  plain dotted with villages among  corn-fields, groves, and paddy fields,  with the eternal palm springing hero  and there; ho could sco no sign of a  largo city, or largo rivor. Beclam-  poro was left far behind out of sight.  Hc had no idea whero ho wus.  "Wc shall soon find tho road," hc  said in a reassuring voice. "Only  keep up your heart, Miss Mnynard."  Thoir frugal meal finished, and  their feet washed in a stream, the  travellers wont refreshed upon their  way toward a village, where Ada's  inquiries procured the disquieting information that they had boon diligently walking nwny from Lucknow  nil night, nnd must now retrace their  steps, though thoy were not obliged  to  pnss  Beelanipore  ngain.  Tho sun waxed warmer as they  walked, and both began to flag,  Philip oven limping, ns lho effort  told upon his woundvd leg. -  "It would have been nothing without nn adventure," Ada commented  joyously; "you didn't, suppose wo  woro going lo walk across to Lucknow as one walks across the fields  to church at home, Mr. Randal '!"  And ho certainly did not.  They hnd now reached a. ravine  formed by a cascade dashing from a  height: tbe steep sides were partly  clothed with wood, and as it was  evident that both wore tired oul,  thoy rested in this cool and plensnnt  retreat till tho sun's worst force  should ho expended. Here Philip  prepared a couch with leaves and undergrowth, but beforo ho had made  much     way    with     it   Ada,   who  had  him, so that he might, be unable to  furnish nny clue in caso of pursuit.  Thero nro somo very fierce fanatics  at Beelanipore who think English  blood the most dainty offering for  (heir gods. Oh. Mr. Ithndnl. how  beautiful it, is lo be free. Yours is  Hie lirst English voice 1 have heard  since���������for three months," she said,  hor breath catching at tho memory  of the last English voice sho had  heard; "and T have not bud so much  ns nu English Bible to read, and  have only spoken English when  leaching Rajmahli. nrrd sometimes  her father and  her- brother."  "Poor child !" Philip replied,  touched at the thought of hcr desolation, "������ wish I were ten men for  your sake."  The dawn  was  breaking now,     not  tho   sudden   splendor'   of   the   tropics,  but a. much less gradual  dawn   than  wo know in  these latitudes.   The air  grew   sharp,     the     darkness   seemed  deeper,   and  then   the  clouds   cleared  off,   the  east  glimmered  grayly    and  turned  to  white and  gold,  tho groat  sun   leapt   up   from   the  horizon   into  rv  sky  of  deep  glowing  orange;    the  warm  autumn, day was near.  Ada's  spirits had  been  rising  with  ,   tho sense  of freedom, nnd the slimu-  "'lus   of    action,   tho    terrible sorrow  nnd begun to discuss their plans,  suddenly became silent, her head  drooping on Irer breast. She had  fallen asleep, dead boat. She scarcely stirred when ho lifted her gently  from the earth und placed hcr on  the greenwood couch, himself sitting  near and fanning the insects oil with  u green bougii. Ho sat thus for  many hours,  battling with tho drow-  swers amid tears and smiles, and  ejaculations of sorrow and wonder,  to tho crashing of the grim siege-  symphony over-head.  The fugitives separated without  farewell; Ada was taken to her brother's wife, and Philip, with a keen  pang at a parting he felt to bo final,  at least as far as the closo and  pleasant companionship in tho last  days of suffering and danger was  concerned, went to the quarters assigned to his regiment, whero another equally ghastly but loss emotional scene of recognition, inquiry,  sad response, and half sorrowful welcome occurred, in tho midst of which  tho diabolical war music rose in a  deafening fortissimo; the wall of tho  temporal's* moss room crushed in, admitting a heavy exploding body,  men fell in various directions like so  many ninepins, tlio sound of smashing crockery and shattering furniture was mingled with groans, and  followed   by  silence  and  darkness.  Philip, stunned by tho noise, and  blinded by the thick dust-cloud, wondered that hc was still alive, and  supposed himself the only survivor of  the explosion; when (ho cloud began  to dissipate itself, a light was struck  and a voico quietly remarked :  "Their practice is improving. The  last onlv ploughed the compound a  bit."  "What T halo is' their confounded  slink-pots," said another voico, and  tho wholo assembly, the ollieers being then at dinner, wns soon on its  feet, nnd making uso of such furniture as was not smnshod, adapting  broken things and continuing tho repast, ns fur ns circumstances permitted, which wns not vory far-. The  body of a poor native servant, tho  only victim of the exploding shell,  was quietly removed without comment a fow minutes later.  Thon Philip heard of tho terrific  loss on September 25th, nnd during  the following week, when amputated  limbs lay in heaps in the hospital,  of tho continued fury of the siege  apparently undiminished numbers of  the e.\emy, who had rolled back for  iv  short   distance  round  thc  original  siness  that     threatened   to  overcome  a suit of Churria's clothes, aud fur- arid suspense of the last fow months  nished mo "with food and a littlo !**'as succeeded by a natural reaction  money. Dear Buksbhai, she is a,'She could have sung in the lightness  good 'actor, and I hope Hint she will   of hor heart  be nblp to' persuade Gossanijee that  she kdows nothing of our disappearance. She had to take old Torn  iirto her confidence. "Toru dare not  betray her mistress. Gossanijee  would certainly beat hcr for her part  in   Jt. And   for   such  a breach  of  hospitality be would bent Ttrrksbhni  hovoroiy. near Gossanijee. T wish  1 might liave hid him good-by and  thanked him. He is such a noble-  minded man. Even Uuksbhai loves  hirrr. though he is her husband. How  1 shall miss tliem nil. You did  noL see Bajniahli, of course ? But  yorr may liave heard a girl's voice  singing hymns. it was Uajnrahli.  Sho is sixteen, and a widow. I  luiight her many things, and we  studied Sanscrit together. And litllo  Kata. a child of six. Poor baby! It  Is bad enough lo bo a woman in nny  case., but to be a Hindoo woman;  Ihero is nothing moro terrible. except   io  bo a Mohammedan  woman."  "They arc used to it," lie replied,  his mind busy with more personal  matters.  "And I mn used lo being a wom-  nn," she returned, wilh a scornful  smile, "but 1 find (he moro I am  used to it  the less I like il."  "i'ou surely would not wish to bo  a      man '?"' I'hilip     remonstrated.  Perhaps salmon, mackerel, and such  lucky ir"ih as are rrot skinned alive,  consider  that  discipline excellent   for  i'ls.  who,  liko' Mohammedan  women  are used  to it.  "At all events," she returned, "I  rniif.t look as much like a boy as I  can till this littlo excursion is at an  end. My mime is Carondrn Lal,_  voir   are  Bassonjoo  Lnl,   my   brother,  "How beautiful tho world is !"  she exclaimed, as sho watched the  glory of the sunrise with' tears in  her eyes, "and bow beautiful it is  only just to bo alivo. I am sure  that wo shall get through the linos,  Mr. ltandul. I think that God  moans lo deal moro gently now���������I  havo suffered so much, and you have  suffered, too. And how shall I over  bc  able  to  thank you ?"  "If I enn help you I shall need no  otiier thanks," ho replied; "but it  strikes nre that if I get into Lucknow alive I shall owo it to   you." ,  'I'hey wont into a grove of mangoes  for concealment rather than shade,  to rest awhile, and ont some of the  food "Ada had brought with her;  and a'more "paradisaic breakfast perhaps ' had never boon taken. The  world lying before thorn in the beauty of tho morning wns so fresh, so  young, and so bright; tho experience  wns  so  now and  so  romantic.  Philip scarcely know Ada in hcr  fresh disguise; the merry Hindoo Ind  with tho .sparkling eyes differed as  much from the digniticd. deep-voiced  Indian lady tolling him hcr sad  story, as the latter contrasted with  the light-hearted girl in tho ballroom. His spirits rose with the  glory of the fresh morning, and tho  infection of Ada's, but hc could not  forget lho extreme peril of their pos-  ilion and his own heavy responsibility, and die (Iio "clur patties-ami-fruit"  ho found in his bundle with nn undercurrent of serious thought.  Brother    Bnssamjeo,"   Ada     said  hurriedly, after a time,  "I wonder in  which direction Lucknow  lies."  Then it struck Philip that,    having  You Can Overcome  The Tired Feeling.  instil New Vigor and Energy Into the System   and  Add New Flesh and Tissue by Using  Dr* Chase's Nerve Food.  Why not join with nature and rejoice at tlio coming of spring? Thero  is menus at hand whereby you can  (���������.���������"Vroorne the feelings of languor and  tafiguo and make spring tho timo for  renewing health and vigor, instead of  giving way to weakness and 'despondency.  Everybody needs a spring restorative to enrich the btood and build up  tho system after tho dcbilituting effects of artificial  winter lifo.  Experience hns proven that there i.s  no preparation extant so well suited  to these needs as Dr. Cliasc's Nerve  Eood.  It is only reasonable Hint this  great food cure, whioh hns been endorsed by tens of thousands of people on this continent, should be superior to the prescription of nn ordinary doctor, hastily written nrrd hastily   filled  al  the  drug  store.  Ili'iiilnche. sleeplessness, irritability,  'Jionincli troubloH, loss of energy,  ambition and lho ability to apply  one's self to the task in baud nre  among the indications of an exhausted  c-Jndilion ������f lho syaUHO.  A month's treatment witli Dr.  Chuse's Nerve Food will do wonders  for you.  Besides the benefit .voir fool, you  can prove that now flash and tissue  is being added by noting youi- increase  in   weight  him, and pondering their situation  and plans, u perfect passion of pity  and tenderness sweeping over him  whenever his eyes rested uporf*������ the  sleeping girl, and ho thought of her  j courage and patience, her utter desolation and dependence upon him.  They had decided to sloop by turns  in the day. and travel again at  night; but Ada, who bud taken no  exercise for many .months, was so exhausted thot tho "day wore on and  nearly away whilo sho slept, and  I'hilip could only keep himself awiikc  by pacing to and fro, to tho discomfort of his wounded log. But at  last-tho sloop faded from hor face,  she sighed, stirred, and woke, springing to hor feet when hcr eyes opened  upon Philip's haggard face, nnd reproaching him for lotting hor sleep  on���������for thoy did not think it safe to  sleep without a, watch, a temple  above thc cascade giving-evidence of  human habitation  near.  Thon Philip took hcr placo. for an  liour, and she watched und fanned in  turn, hor heart in turn melted with  pity when she looked upon the bron-'  ���������/od tired face and the strong limbs  relaxed in tho helplessness ol" sleep.  If wild boasts censo lo harm each  other, and unite to faco u common  danger, how much moro binding is  the tie of endurance and peril- when  shared by human beings *.' And  these had for each other the subtle  charms of youth and sex, together  with diversity of character and  beauty; thoy were alono together in  tho wide' world, surrounded by cruol  and treacherous enemies, at tho  mercy of elemental forces, hot noons,  chill nights, beasts of prey und icn-  oinous reptiles, malaria, hunger, and  tho pestilence that slays and wastes  at that season in those climates.  Each felt something of the tremendous forces drawing theni t- g-ithcr.  but their youth and lho exigencies of  the moment hindered them from seeing how deep and subtle thoso forces  were.  Another night's walking, tbey' hoped, would bring them to ibe rebel  lines; but it was not so. What wilh  sickness and other mischances,, it  wns days later, when two young English-speaking Hindoos were suffered  to pass the English outposts in the  evening, and brought, guarded- into  the entrenchments.  Foot-sore and weary, thin and hag-  gnrd, ..thoir white_ _ clqthing_stn ined  and torn,' (hey were led before Europeans almost as tattered, soiled and  wasted as themselves; when the  younger lad, who was half supported  b.v tho older, suddenly littered a cry  and ran toward a tall man clad in a  ragged, dirty, flunnel shirt, shabby  trousers and slippers, but accoutred  as a private soldier, and wearing an  otlicor's sword.  "Arthur, don't you know mc ?"  sobbed the boy, throwing himself upon  tho  astonished  oflicer.  "Sho escaped from ���������fcllypore in  disguise," the other fugitive explained. "You may bo suro of your  sister by this token. Captain May-  nard," ho added, producing a large  ruby from his clothing. "Jliss Mnynard dropped lliis while dancing with  me, I'hilip Randal, of the 100th,  last winter, and I took it in charge  for hor until now."  Then ensued a scene in whicli recognition, doubt, fear and hope, sorrow and joy, were tumultuously mingled, one of many similar scones enacted  in Lucknow  thnt year,     when  entrenched position ns the sen  would  Mrs. I. Edwards, J-I  street, Woodstock, Out., mvl whose  husband is employed with the "Canada Furniture Co.. states:��������� "My  daughter was vory much run down  ia health, felt tired ,nnd languid, and  wns very nervous. Slie began the  use of Dr-. Chase's Nerve Food, and  now 1 can sny that she is vory much  hotter. She . baa gained in weight,  lior color has improved, nnd sho  .seems real strong nnd well. Wc ha.-e  Uso used Dr. Clinso's Ointment in  our family and I cannot speak too  highly of  its curative properties."  Dr. Clinso's Nerve Food, 50 conts a  box, six boxes for S2.50, al all dealers, or Kdmnnsou, Bnlcs &. Co., Toronto. To protect you against imitations, tiie portrait and signature of  Dr. A.. Vi. Chase, lho famous receipt  book uulhor,  are on evory box.  Winnott I tbe supposed dead suddenly reappeared after long wanderings, and  those reputed livintf wore as suddenly discovered to have boen long dead;  whon reunited friends met with terror, framing questions their lips almost refused to utter, and thoir cars  dreaded   to  hear  answered.  ���������'Is fnlher alive ? And mother ?���������  Where is your wife ? Algernon was  killed and Ethel nnd all tho children  ���������None wero saved, civilians or soldiers���������My children are gone���������My wifo  tit ill lives���������Her baby is a month  old���������There is still food in the garrison���������We have lost all we possessed���������  Wo left cantonmenls in tho clothes  we stood in���������You nre ill���������I am starved���������Ah, poor child, and worn out���������  And Havelock is ill���������Sir Colin is  coming���������A little patience���������Thank  Cod how snd���������How sweet���������" and  such  like  mingled  (lucstions  and  onr  roll back from cliffs rising out of the  water, but who invested the reinforced garrison ns closely ns ever.  Outram had not yet heard of Sir  Colin Campbell's approach, and  thanks to Lawrence's providence  there wore still provisions for a  month.. An English paper, smuggled  in by a servant, proclaimed thc interest and sympathy of England, and  (ho starting of large bodies of  troops overland.  Two or three days in hospital,  where a round shot killed a. mail  sitting on his bed, and'several of  duty of most active description, followed, and .Philip saw and heard  nothing of the comrade of his late  adventures. Ho contrived to send  out a note for Jessie, concealed iu a  quill, saying that he wns alivo and  well, and then one evening whon hc  had nn hour to spare, ho made his  way to the Maynards' quarters, telling himself that, Ii Lt Lc as conventionalities could bo observed by peoplo whose scanty leisure was spent in  dodging round shots and musket"  balls, it was absolutely- incumbent  on him lo ask how Miss Mnynard  fared .after hcr adventurous journey.  IlCVound a quiet circle of ladies in  shabby clothes, sitting in n veranda  to breathe a lilllo air in tbe comparative lull of (he iron tempest,  which usually occurred nftor sunset.  Faded, "haggard, and Jiuiguid these  ladies wero; one wore a bit of-crape  at hcr neck, the nearest approach to  widow's woods that she could procure; one was hushing a young fretful baby. 'This lady received him  very cordially, and thanked him for  his care of hor sister-in-law, while  Captain Maynard look the young  child and looked at it with .a wistful  tenderness.  "This littlo chap began life boldly," he observed, petting the tiniest  of arms.  "Ho ought to grew info a distinguished soldier," Philip replied glancing with iv sort of awed pity at tiro  frail creature, who had chosen such  a perilous lime for his first entrance  upon the world's stage, and doubting  if he would grow  into anything.  Then he heard tlio low clear voico  which had of late become so familial-, though not loss thrilling to  him, and almost feared to look up  (o Hie face lie had seen in srrch varied    aspects     when  Ada camo  on   lo  the_ver.ii.ncla. _i   "I am so glad lo see you," she  said. "1 was afraid you would not  have time to coine. You were in  hospital; J was; so sorry. 1 hear you  have boon on duty, I hope not too  soon."  Tho young widow's eye." clouded  when she caw Philip rise from the  block of wood ho wns sitting on to  sluiko his former comrade's hnnd;  sho hnd hoard tho story of thoir  wandering with n sort of lender envy  and tlio expression Ada's appearance  brought to Philip's face gave him u  momentary resemblance to hcr own  soldier slain during the siege. It  happened thnt Philip was chid irr a  shabby, stninod uniform that she  recognized too well; she had refused  (o sell it, but placed it nt the disposal of nnv oflicer who might need I  it.  Ada had now recovered hor natural  hue, and though unsuitably clad in  o rich colored silk gown given hor  by a lady who lived in the Itcsi-j  dency, nnd therefore hnd nil hcr  wardrobe with her wiion tho flight  thither look place, she rrrade n graceful nnd feminine figure in the din:  light. Hcr dark hair wns coiled  about hcr head like that of a Greek  statue, hcr eyes wore bright with  pleasant welcome; she curried a  sleeping child in her arms, a wusted,  ailing creature, yet no light, burden,  being  at  least   three  years  old. |  "Aria," her sister-in-law hii id, |  "can'l you put Willie to bed now V i  Ho has been in your arms the whole !  long day.      Ho  will wear you out."  "The 'moment I lay hiru down be  cries," she replied, gathering "him  closer' iir ber nrnis; "he is so good,  he lots mc work and wash the china  and do all sorts oT Hi high !"  Philip wonderoil iihnl "all sorts of  things" might mean; without asking  he took the child from her, aiul  quickly hushed the feeble moan it  Puifif ou Loins' moved;  then hc learnt  that its mother was too weak to  tend it, and trusted it entirely to  Ada.  Just then a slight sibilant noise,  followed by a crack, w'as heard, and  a small object bounded from the  chair on which Miss jUuynnrd was  sitting and struck her on thn side.  "Spent, fortunately," she said,  with a slight start, whilo a small  leaden ball rolled harmlessly to tho  ground, whence I'hilip took it as a  souvenir.  "The chair is none the worse,"  Captain Mnynard said, tranquilly  examining it; "it wns evidently. a  chance shot."  I'hilip, whoso low seat was one of  thoso wooden blocks fired from mortars at a high elevation into the  garrison, keenly realized the brief  and precarious tenure on which thoy  all held their lives; was it. worth  whilo lo think of the future in the  near faco of death ���������* Why not snatch  o little joy from these fleeting moments of peril ? Therefore he looked  irrto Ada's deep eyes, and listened to  the music of hor voice, while the  young widow watched thorn wilh a  sorrowful sympathy, and enjoyed a  brief hour of Paradise.  When ho returned to his post ho  felt veiy low, and fell to regret ling  that ho had no lidings of .lessio; ho  would givo the world for a home letter. And tired as he was by the  long day's duty, and weakened by  poor food and hardships, ho did not  sleep that night, brrt lay looking  through the darkness at iv race which  seemed to reproach hiin, ihe face  that of ull faces had looked most  kindly upon him all his life, the lined, worn face of Matthew Meado,  and remembered that good man's  constant and surprising lovo nnd  kindness, and the perfect trust he  had  seen  in his dying eyes.  In tho meantime the guns boomed  on; a ball might at any moment  crash into his room, ending all responsibility. ���������  gfejjgS*^  as  EFFECTS   OF   DRAINAGE.  KATION   F0K   CAUSES.  Calves do well on separator skim-  milk, with the addition c*f oatmeal,  cornmeal and a littlo ������il meal. They  should bo fed worm, full milk for  two weeks, therr gradually change,  increasing the proportion of skim  milk daily, and at five or six weeks  old they should lie on skim milk entirely. When you begin to dinnge  to skim milk, scald a tablespoonful  ' of oil meal into jelly and stir it in  'the milk.      Increase the oil meal    as  At six  Proper drainage of tbe soil is per-j woc*s "' ''"���������'���������"' should have about  haps the most effective ivmcdv ior ol''l>"hnl1 I'0'1"'1 Por day. In tho  this dillicultv. When witter "freezes lulo?"t,mo l0;1,ch Bicrn to oat oatmeal  it expands about one-oiRhth in vol- !nncl c<"*'������"eal. Put some in their  rime. Therefore when a saturated j.'"ouths; 1tll.������.v Wl!1 so������������ eel to liko it.  soil freezes, lire surface is raised and ! I,u'". '?uL ,l. " troughs where they  the roots of the plants are torn Icn" '', 'u ll ,ns u"*v P'enso. Clean  trom their places of growth. .Slial-I������,!t 'be/roughs well every day and  low rooted plants are thus left on j ���������K't '," "'os,** ***c'?!* Teach. them to  top of thc ground after the surface Ieat e,ovor 1,u������ V10 s"me ''������������������>���������'��������� ���������mten  Iras: thawed and settled into position, i^'"'****" comes give thorn a lot to  It  i.s  not an   uncommon    occurrence > ���������'"-msolvos. J he    first      week,     10  In many sections of the country,  says Prof.' H. W. Stevenson ol* the  Iowa   "Agricultural     college,      serious  losses frequently occur owing to   the . ,       ,  heaving  of  grass  and   cereal     crops. j*v������l>  '"'ease the skim milk.  'weeks  old   trie  after n series, of freezes and thaws in  Ihe latter part, of the winter or early  spring to Iind the roots of clover,  wheal and some oilier crops partially or wholly exposed. The percentage    of plants      thus    destroyed   in , .  many  fields   in   a   single   winter   is  so | lAJ *l''������ a_nti capacity of the call"  ureal   that   the   farmor   is   compelled  lo  resccd  the land.  Soil which has been drained and is  free from surplus waler is well supplied with interspaces filled with air.  Therefore, when '..he soil moisture  freezes abundant room is afforded for  expansion and thus the roots are  protected irr largest measure from  Lho injurious results which it has  been shown follow the expansion and  contraction of tho surface of the  soil.  Comparatively few owners of rolling farms appreciate how great are  the actual losses in many years orr  rolling land which is not adequately  drained. Many owners believe that  land of (his class  would not be  bor  His     visit    was    repealed   onco     oi'iellted   by   under-drainage   owing     to  twice before tho position was evacuated a fow weeks later, in November,  when Ada. was ono of tho crowd of  Indies who took shelter in his regiment's quarters, while a passage was  being cleared for thoir carriages on  their way to the Dilkoosba Palace.  Tho child wa.s still in her arms; slro  begged a litllo milk for it. and  Philip was happy and proud to bc  able to furnish some.  A fow dnys later, when t he sick  nnd wounded and women nnd children were conveyed to Allahulmd. he  was one of thoir escort, and thus  saw hcr frequently during the fortnight's slow and diflleult jutirch,  which was necessarily onr* of great  hardship. A great crowd of sick  and feeble people and their necessary  baggage in bullock wagons anil pni-  anquins, with camels, elephants,-pedestrians, nml vehicles all mixed up  together in tho hot sun- and stifling  dust, involved much suffering and  unspeakable confusion. With scanty  nnd hastily organized commissariat,  the Maynards were'frequently .without food or tents for the night; and,  liko others, were dependent upon the  sometimes lawless proceedings of  male -friends.  "Brother Ilassamjee," Ada said oiro  night, when nfter long and weary  waiting ��������� ot their encampment he  brought them some loaves filched  from a commissariat wagon, "if you  wer-e in merry England 1 slrongly  suspoct you would sco more of i he  insido of a prison than you liked."  "Well, I begged this milk for- Willie,"  be replied, producing some.  "After all," Ada said, when she  had thanked him, "it is only a long-  picnic, but Mrs. Mnynard won't seo  it in that light."  "It would be morc amusing," poor  Mrs. Maynnrd observed, "if we could  be quite sure the enemy would rrol  atlnck us."  Philip was more than sorry .when  this novel picnic, camo to nn end,  and tho Lucknow people wero safely  packed in trains to Allahabad. Doth  Ada and Mrs. Mnynard snid' n tearful farewell, but Ada smiled through  her tears.  "What can it matter?" ho snid to  himself in tho inarch buck to the Al-  umbagh, "1 shrill never soo bor again  whether I go through the campaign  or  not."  And~\vhcn ho reached tho camp and  found several home letters, he almost trembled at tho prospect of  opening thorn.  The time moved heavily on* (hat  wiiiti,r_Jn_si>iU*_of_thc_consl������nt_poriL  nnd excitement culminating in tiro  (nml capture of Lucknow in March;  Jessie's strange discontent niul con-  slant desire to leave lho neighborhood of Cleeve and obtain some employment, expressed in the letters  which reached him fitfully, seemed to  him, in face of the grim realities of  his own life, but as the murmurs of  a spoilt child, wanting something  and knowing nol  whirl.  "Dear little Jessie ! I will do nil  I can to make bor happy when tho  campaign is ovor," he used to sny  on  rending her  letters.  (To bc Continued.)  (he fact that they arc rolling and  therefore adequately drained by thc  means which nature provided." The  number of those who hold this view  regarding the draining of rolling  bind is so largo that the subject is  ono of fai'-reaching economic irn-  porLancc that is well worth careful  attention.  On many hillsides there are soft,  spongy places which aro frequently  (oo wet for cultivation, and which  lender tho lower land partinlly or  wholly unproductive, b.v means of  water which seeps from those spongy  places iind finds its way. usuully underground, toward the. drains. During the past, few seasons thousands  nnd thousands of acres-of undririried  hillside larrd have beerr u sourco of  untold loss to thoir owners. Adequate drainage is the remedy for  those heavy losses.  On hillsides, having a clay subsoil,  lho waler which fulls upon the surfaco will sink into the soil and bo  carried off underground, instead of  over thc surface, ir" an untlerriraiiv  bus been located in tho .subsoil at  tbo depth  of three or four foot.  When . t Iresc hillsides are drained  this surplus water- will be readily  carried off, with the result Hint the  soil will not become so thoroughly  sn turn ted, and .surface washing will,  iir a large measure, be prevented.  In ;v few years this well-drained  land will be greatly improved by the  accumulation of humus within the  surface soil; by lire circulation of air  among the soil particles nnd by tho  uctiou or the soil bacteria, whicli  rrow for tbo lirst time find within its  depths a suitable and congenial  home. On hillsides not fuliy  ��������� Iraincd tho surface soil permeable  by water is very (birr, nnd frequently underlaid by a stiff and almost  impervious clay. Tho result is that  when beating rains fall Ihey carry  more or less of tlris surface soil into  the valleys below.  This action annually removes a  considerable portion or" the most fertile soil, arrd is one of tho most^po-  tcnt factors in keeping these rolling  lands less productive than they  would bc under more rational management.  pounds of full milk per day is enough; the second week. li>" pounds.  The third week, lo pounds of the  full and skim milk, etc.. until at the  end of six weeks they should have  -0   to   -Jii   pounds  per  dav,   according  It  is important not to overfeed, rind to  have the feeding vessels clean and  sweet. When     a   calf   weighs     150  pounds, it should have a nutritive"  ratio of about 1 to 4.38, if growing  for dairy purposes. Separator skim  milk has a nutritive ratio of 1 to  t.p. To widen this up to 1 to  d,'dS. uso J pound of cornmeal to  about CJ pounds of skim milk; or 1  pound oatmeal to 2 or '2i pounds  skim milk. Tf you uso nil three���������  oatmeal, cornmeal and oil meal���������mix  them about as follow. : Eleven lbs",  oatmeal, 10 pounds cornmeal and 1  pound of oil meal, with 28j pounds  skim   milk. These   arc  proportions  simply. Feed 20 to 2o pounds of  the mixture per day.  SITF.EP NOTES.  adds      to  their  MORE USEFUL.  At a certain school a boy was regularly absent during tho hour- in  which Latin was ta right, and the  teacher called upon the boy's father,  nt whoso instructions it hnd been  learnt the lud kept away. Tho  teacher asked for an explanation,  and the father said. "It is all rigiit.  During the Lntin hour I" am leaching  Jimmy something thnt ho will find  far more useful than Lntin in his  progress through life." The teacher  wns interested, and asked what what  this subject might bc. Tlio father  replied, "1 nm leaching my son how  to  .shave  without  a looking-glass."  Citi/cn :���������"How can you bo tired  when you are doing nothing ?"  Tramp :���������"I expect it's 'cause there's  so much of it tor do."  Docking   sheei  cleanliness.  llreeding too much for wool tends  to   weaken   ibe constitution.  The quality of mutton is not altogether irr the breed, but lo consider-  Tihlo-exXontriii- lire-feed;  To secure the best returns for  feuding,   make   the  lots  of  fat    sheep  THE AESTEMIOUS JAPANESE.  Amazing    Amount  of Work  on.    a  Light  Diet.  In the war between Russia and  Japan thc problem of furnishing a  food supply will bo for both countries ono of the hardest to solve, and  will limit tho number of mon that  can be put into the field. In this,  says the author of "Japanese Physical Training," groat, advantago will,  lie with tiie little islanders because  of the amount of work thoy nro ablo  lo do on a small amount of food.  The Japanese aro naturally abstemious in the matter of eutirig. Itico  is the staple of-diet, with dried fish  as almost the only, moat, nad with  plenty of vegetables nnd fruit when  they can bo obtained.  An American traveller in Nagasaki  wa.s amazed one dny at seeing the  swiftness wilh which the Japanese  men and womon, l>oys and girls,  passed baskets of coal from lighter  to ship, chattering meanwhile as if  il wero but a picnic in which thoy  were engaged. When noon enrne and  tbey stopped for lunch hc went  nmong them and examined thoir provisions. One had an apple, a toma-  o.bout three heaping tablespoonfuls  of  boiled   rico. Another  had     two  tomatoes  and  a  tiny rice cako.      Of  iho  man  with   the  onion  the  traveller asked :  "Is thnt all you have?"  "Why,    yes,"  was    the    reply.    "I  would not caro to eat moro just now  for I have five hours' more work this  afternoon."  "Whnt did you oat for  breakfast?"  "Oh.   something very  fine;   a    bowl  of    rice      with   some  little  strips  of  dried  fish."  ���������'And what will you cat to-night,  when  work is done?"  "Probably same boiled fresh fish,  lettuce, tomatoes, onions and cucumbers."  Accustomed to such a light diet  from infancy, tho Japanese builds  great endurance on it. On the road  to Peking tho Jnpanose soldiers outmarched all tho other troops, and  nt the end of a day required only a  handful of rice and a kettle of boiling water to prepare a diet which  met every requirement.  tbo  HOUSE OF THE FUTURE.  Changes   in      the   Homes   of   Next Generation;   Tlio twentieth century liouse, when  it is thoroughly worked out, will be  vory different in character from the  houses   of   any   former   period.      For  'example, it is very doubtful   whether  j it will have chimneys.    It seems pro-  is uniformly  food  as  possible.  The  more  sheep  you  can  keep  and]  keep   right,   thu   less     per  sheep,   will ;'  the  cost   of  keeping   bo.  Tbo   principal   of   imitation    is  (bat   sh  Of    COUI'.t.-,      ���������t^     ji,ui..t..;     Liuit.     ,, iui.il     ia i . . ,  l)ost not  only  will  the chimney-stack   and  Regular     feeding,     good    hav    and Ithc blackened and blackening cliimncy-  warm     shelter,     will' sa\e   grain   in ! Pots B������* but also the internal group-  feedirrg sheep   in  a  good  condition.     i''"S of  tbe  room  nbout  thc  fireplace:  j instead  tliere  will  be a heater in  the  centre of the apartment.     At present  I'I   lll^ll'll I       .J.        min-l I   I'/ll |.-J UIIV        , .    . t i .        . . ��������� ���������..  should   be   cultivated,   provided,   b"ij!o Jl,at cl,ec(t."c *"*ung **'>M aujwi-  irr.se,   we   imitate   that   whicli   is   s*-"do thc  coiV, '\''e*   "'.,d   '"  th,lt,    case  To jitoih to you   that) Dr.  Clrisc'a Ointment Uncertain  and  absolute euro for enc'i  arid every firim of itchicR,  blcci]In<r������n<t protrnrllnir pilot!,  thc mariiifiioturoM havo imarantced it. Seote*  tiraonliil.i in tiro daily press end ask yanr reif*')  horn whnt t tiny t hlnk o' it.   Yon oan im It ani  ���������jet your rnoiioT back if not ccretl. f>0c a box. at  nil dcalon or Kouani'on.Uites & Co.,Toronto,  Dr. Chase's Ointment  Hurler average conditions thc manure from sheep will pay for the labor of raring for  lhem.  There nre three essentials for a  successful foot-rut moilirine: it must  be slightly canst io, in liquid form,  nnrl   cheap  enough   to   use freely.  In determining what wool costs,  the market price of what the sheep  consume should be taken into account .  For scours in sheep, take of common mullien one handful of the  leaves, stoop strongly nnd give one  pint of tiro tea. I'cpcat if not cured.  'I'he growth of the unborn lamb  is intimntoly interwoven with tho  condition  of  the mother.  Novor allow a piece of land to lic  idle because it is rough. Stock it  with sheep und make it pay interest  and taxes.  If you value thc wool produced,  evon condition must bo kept up.  Sheop starved in winter will have  weak spots in  tho wool.  Rood wool is not produced by  sheep that nre starved nnrl fed alternately. Kvenness of wool de-  ponds rrpon oveness of conditions in  the sheep.  Overfeeding or sudden changes  from poor to very rich food combined with wants of exorcise, if not  actual causes, will contribute to the  development of the loss of wool.  electric heaters appear to bo designod  by iron-mongers' apprentices in their  spare moments, but there is no reason why an electric heater should not  bo nvule a very gracious and beautiful thing. Moreover, tho air in rooms  will be spun out by nn electric inn  and will como in through a l'ropor  shaft and filter, and theso appliances  not only afford scope for tho designer and metal worker, and the emergence of Uie air shaft upon tho roof  an architectural feature, but tliey release the windows from the task of  ventilation. The architect will no  longer be tied to tho hygeiiic sasli  window nor obliged to keop the tops  of hi-i windows close to the ceiling  level; he will place them entirely for  light and for beauty of internal and  external eflccl. He will bo able to  make tliem to open or not ns ho  wish&s, and so ho will bo ablo to put  thou.- in many corners whore now  he *.ti*4 not do eo because of the  risk of a draught, lie will bc tied  to r.o particular shape, a liberty ho  will have to uso with discretion.  Moi'oover. with lho .miperschsicn of  coal fires the roof and exterior of a  house will become possiblo resorts,  and tbo town house where garden  ground is limited >*fl open out sky-  |wardt w'j.'i loggias and  roof gardens. <������jtt<St������������VS<$tSr3r^^  ALWAYS   REMEMBER THAT  20TH   CENTURY  SHORTHAND  Are manufactured  to'  Secure Your   Confidence  and  Patronage.  Are   manufactured  to  Secure Yout*  Confidence  and  Patronage  THE PIANOLA  Stands    at    lhe    head     ol  PIANO      playing      attaclinieiil.s  FOR Abb 1'AKTICUl.AK.S APPLY TO  Second  Street,   Revelstoke.  ������ SI  t5������SX3SXSS)������3������^^  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published every Tliunrilay. Siibneriptioii SU  per year.   Advert ism;; rules mi application.  Changes nf advertisements must tie in before  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion,  .Toll Printing in all its lininelie.s promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, July 28, 1DUI.  MILITIA ROTTEN TO CORE.  Lord Dundonald lins done nuicli to  expose tlie  rottenness  of   the militia  department.     An   attack   upon    the  system by Col. Thompson, one of tlie  strongest  Liberal   supporters   in  the  Commons, opened  the eyes of  those  who imagined that tlie millions ot? additional expenditure incurred.in connection with the force and resulted in  '  improvement.   The opposition,  iu  its  criticism of the militia 'estimates, have  made it a rule to be more or less  lenient, realizing that it ivas in the interests of the country as a. whole to have.  an efficient '''militia,     But  tho attack  upon the .management of  the  militia  by the late General Officer Commanding has placed the matter in a different  light.    Jn the recent debates  on  the  3Iilitia bill, the department  has  been  shown to be   run   for   the   benefit   of  politicians and grafters.     When  supplies are needed public tenders are not  called for. The man with the pull gets  his own figures and the treasury  pays  the bills.     In   accordance   with   this  vicious system, a contract for carpentering at the  St."John  drill  hall  was  given to grocer. J. Smith.    Mr. Smith  was down for a contract.    It mattered  not that he was a grocer and had  not  the faintest idea as to how a drill hall  should be repaired.    He had a political   pull and  that  was   all   that the  Militia Department cared for.    "VYherr  the   Sussex   armories   were    built,  a  tailor was   made  building   inspector-.  ~Othw"*"~ffr[ifiV^  ���������lestioving     lhe     usefulness   of    the  -..-,. . ">-. ,1 i i .'���������"**���������     prepared     to  Mihtui Department has  been   brought   .    *   ���������  1 "        ie.ul.  srrch areas as can be reasonably  occupied rurrl cultivated by the settler'."  In the faco of this declared policy.7  for which JMr. Sifton, as a. member of  the convention, voted, tho Snskntcho-  wri.il Valley Land -Company Iras beerr  granted Iiy that minister a quarter of  n million acres of land at $1 an acre.  To the corn pan y tiro total cost of  tliis vast it ret i.s just JjiijO.OOO, Hut  there is a provision regarding payment that calls for explanation. It is  in those tonus: "The department will  accept payment for these lands in cash  or script." A deposit of $50,00') was  put up, and it took the form of scrip.  "Scrip" has a history. -We buy out  the claims of the Indians and (he half-  breeds with scrip. In so doing the  government issues'a.document to each  claimant representing that on present  ation to the proper-(jirar-ter it will be  accepted as7 equivalent to .$210 paid  for the purchase of land from the  'Dominion.:' The recipients of the scrip  do not hold it, nor do they buy land  with it. They sell it to speculators at  a heavy discount and the speculators  retain it for land-purchasing purposes.  Mi: Sifton has issued a great deal of  scrip. He is interested iir the welfare  of:thu Indians and the halt-breeds and  is determined that they shall not'wano  scrip if they desire tohavo it. Other  politicians are equally concerned in  the condition of the recipients of  scrip. ��������� Westminster Columbian.  *l"lu' N\i. i Biatich Nimlio for Canada is  ovor the   Imperial   Hank,    Victoria,    I". C  No ipiai-icrly fees, n.i ruteiKlini; classes,  nul ne hooks to buy. So lolally uii'l'oivnt  &' ,o all others.  NOHTOfM PRINTS,  Principal.  (l.alo Special UoporUT llritish Houses  of Lords and Commons aiul War Conv*  spomli'iit in the Last, ,'uul ono ol' tin'  Sown liivi'iilors of the jofli C'ontiiry  Shoilli.iii.il.  I'im your Shnrlhaiu] ho learnoil as uvll  by post'as ,-u your studio ? 3T!EjS  L'cm a porsvul ot' ordinary intollorl  nirisler il in .six uivlis "3rT*!E3S  Is ii ,-ioooptoil ii)- Oowrniiionl Ol'iuvs  llu* worlil ovor... .' "X" ZEDS  Do yon give a oorlilioaro of rom;:;-t-  eiicy on roiiipUMion ? "STIELjS  Do von .*.uji|i!\- a   lesson   booh   to   each  iHipii? -.: ;..tes  Shall I K:* tvnijK'trnl to  wriu*  .*i   Short-  lian.l letter    1T33J.S  Ami bo able lo make not o.s;i Iter mv third  "'*���������-���������'������ YES  All good makes ol 'I ypeu-riting Machines loncliing ami selling; learning-ami  Inning.  MR. NORTON* I'RIXTZ will be in  .���������tUontl.'tnco to i*'iw personal Tuition at  Victoria, li. C, until end iii" August, at  Vancouver, Ll. C, from Sept. ist ui end  ol"October, and al Winnipeg, Man., In  end of year 1904, aiul so throughout  Canada,  Tho fee tor the full courso to completion  is $40.00 payable.as follows:  $1.00 for each of tlle twenty lessons (or  ijirti in advance), without being- called  ��������� upon lor lurtlior payment unless:   -  .The pupil linds ho, or she, can learn tho  system within six weeks, A.vn iss.VTtsi'.'iiiP  IN* KVKRV WAV, tlien the bal.-iueo of the  full fee, viz., $Jo, shall be paid on receiving  Ilie last lesson .-urd obtaining :i certillcatu  of competency from Mr. Norton Print;; al  any of the Studios. Postal pupils  cannot do bettor than study this svs-  loin by themselves, and then' have liiinl  insl ruction from - Air.. Norton Print;:, if  necessary. Over twenty thousand postal  pupils have, fully learned lho system without ouo personal interview, among whom  are Govi-rnors, Lord Justices, Judges  and I'leaclors, Clergymen, Ollicials of  Courts, Police, Customs, Reporters and  Clerks. The youngest was ag-ed 13^,  the oldest S2, and both .*uccesslul.  Pupil No. 24001, Victoria, li. C, says:  "It is really most wonderful and reliable  and ils use will always be of lho greatest enjoyment to, rne. I Unci It quite a  pleasant study after tori" days' leaching,  and I can quite easily write over 60' words  a minule. I am very much pleased."  Address The Socratary,  Ti-li* 20T1I OEMTURY SHOiTTHAHD,  P. O.  Box 176, Victoria, IJ. C.  l-j-j     pfcsa   j j  I)    ilkaa Is  ESBEa  MOTORS^  Mfi.  v������&*>  W. M. Bfou'!.,    Prop.  One of thc best ancl  commodious hotels in the  City   y*'t*ce 'Bus meets  all train.  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents*.  Front Street  3r-NJ?:J.%-������i-^;i*'^a;''.''siaaigaBa^^  THE B?EVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  I.I.MITKD.  IMPORTl.RS   AND  VVJ IOLKSAI.K  INHALERS.  |      RSs-sinnfaGtMs-ers  of Aerated Waters  I i-oEj-vioiLisaroiciij, ib. o.  L.r.'.GA'L.  JOHN MANNlNt! Hl.'OTT,  IJiirrisler, S'ldiciUir, Kin.  first Street - - JteveUUike, li. C.  fjAKVJiY, M'CJAIi'J'E'i A 1'INKIIAM  Barristers. Soliellors. Kle.  Solicitors fur l'iii|n'r!nl Haul; nf l.'nnr.ilii.  Company fuiuls to loan nts poreent.  '���������"just rfTirr'KT, itevulsruke 11. 0.  H.'. W.. Edwaircfls,'  TaxicSerr^iistp  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, ..-V     -  .ANIMALS  B. C  m  lesiaiirari  YODO FU.l If,  PROP.  ���������BEST EATING HOUSE .1N���������',.'���������  :   TI.I15 ��������� CrT\'.-"���������'-.:..  MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS  mill  'MB  Conservative Prospects .  A "N"ova Scotia gentleman, a, -former  Liberal, wliile in Monotnii ;i few days  ;igo, says tiie Times, gave it as his  opinion that the government of Sir  Wilfrid liiiurier is doomed arrd that  -.he Conservatives are eoiriing into  power at the next election. This  gentleman's business at tlie present'  tune takes him to all parts of the  cuiiutryaiul brings him in eon tact  with ;i great many people. Tc is therefore of some value.  Similar testimony is given !>y another old Liberal as follows: "AH  along llle main line of the C. P. li.,  fro lii^VVi nn ipeg^"tri,=t^ilgary-f~-r-"ha?ve  found the Conservatives errllursi.-rstie-  follow    Borden's  nry mm-.. w������o  FOR SALE  12.50  SOCIETIES.  vfft>  AA: *..s- -:Z'. A..-. Al  A'iA-,i.-.^t    e-i   ������������������   -\    -'.'.:t*N,  jr-'rl."A':.ik ,y.(l V" -' ��������� "AiiAi?^  j$*iyg.-*r.-f ^-A> :\>i iUfc.-i*;y-.rr-i^.  /&A\       /    \   /\     ^Ai,  /  A A3  Vf  Red  Hose ncirrco meets secninl n.iul fonrili  'J'uesitrtys of enrh  muiiih; Whilu Hose  ItirfiTCP  niiurts tliiri.1 Tuosiltiy -.if enrrh *;uiirtirr, in OitiUel-  lovvs lttill.   VisUrui!; brcrliroir woUrnmu  >i*. 11. liAKKR, "II. COOKK,  3'resiilont.. . Sucrclnry.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1058.  Koiiuhir inot-tiiiirr.s nre hob.l  in  tht  O'ldfcllow'sUiillon  tlie Third  l'"r!-  Vt-iA^    dny Of cturli inruitli, nt S p.m. slmrj'1.  "* *"     VisiLIiiL' brethren corrlrnllv irrvitetl  W. I!. I'LK'.IIN-'.l, W. .M  ' J.ACIIESOX, P.oc.-Seo.  KOOTKNAY S'l'Alt, P. B   1'..  ������������������jiocts on'First Tuesilnj-of cru'ry month, in  r. 0. O. I*. Hull.  J. ACHESON*. Vi.V.  ��������� .l.'U, Aitit.-iTKONU.oRKO.  Gold Range Loclsro, If* of P.,  No. 26,' Rov'elstaks,' E. fl.,   ,  MEKTS   EVKUY   WEDNKSDA-y'  in   Odilfellrnvs'?.  Hull   nt S ]  ,  o'clock.     Visilins   Kr.iglits  are ;  -conlliiliy Invited. |  aORUOJi f'.ROCK, a C .".'-  9TEWAKT JIunONAI.il, K'.-Of'Il. ill S   |  oooeo*ooa.oocoooio&o<>������ooe������oe  I FANCY CAKES        ������  S AHD GONFEGTIONERY   S  * tf ynu  want-  tin*  almvo we   rrni    o  ���������v supply yim u-itli .-iiiylliiiiK in llii*   !;  * line. ~  'I'I! Y OUll  WIIOI.HSOJUO  * White and Brown Bread  a      Scones and Bums  ]);iin*o:t nml 'I*rivatu  Parties Calami To,  Pull Stm-k uf Kxcellimt Cumlius.      *  i. E.   BENNISON,  .M.'U'ken/.io Avenue.  O9������eooaceo*aaeeeaoos������ao90*>  ���������l~M"t"M-*M"l**'M' a 4..i.*i..M*i.***.M*^4..i.^  IMF  m ������pmm suitimgs  AND; OVERCOATINGS  V Wo liMVi; a liainl.soino'jissortniont to *?  ~������ climisii from tit pric'.'.s Iliat ylmulit bo ������  *? ' atlractivi! to careful Iniyor-s, *"(  T* Mvorvtliiiitf   strictly   up-to-ilatu     iu *V  V ���������- stvle,iitan<l iinLsli. *y  -i* t*                       '   '                                                                -    ���������            ���������            - Ahl*  J THE OHLY UKIOM SHOP IN TOWN g  i -.M.-A...WILS0H,: |  ,l4 Clnuliiate nf Miurliell's Suliool nf Gar- ,*.  3, ment Ciittinrr, New Yurie. >*,  .*, l-Jstablisliiiieiit���������A'uxt  Tavlor   Itlock. ^,  ���������r i[ ��������� ti*  ������*j>���������  ���������������������--  ������.*s���������������  ������?s*���������  t*a*���������  e&~  (UGi���������-  C3F*-���������  ���������Sto���������  ffit*���������  (Sit���������  mmfnmmmmwmffwmm'  rS'A'REST  'OH YOUR  ���������������s>  ^ES  0:1*���������  (SS������-  flifP-���������  Tn wi'iivpioil tfl.-iKscK. Ti) lliiisowlro luivo lo work  rr ns! 1'i'cl tlrnt, llunr eyes nro cuntinually ncrliinjr  I'ri'Mi I lint, irarisi' shnuld wcni' 11 pair. TlHr'troulilu is  tli.-it...tlu* niiijiirily .ol' |i<>i.i|il>>. iio mil, lviuiw tlml. tlie  riulil. ffiiissi's will KiYi* I lin.1, ni'i'ilcil ri*nl,.  XV F, XS'II.I. KN.UilNK YOU It MYKS I'MMOI-l OF  (���������!l.\i;(.IIO, niul it you Iri-I iliat you nur justilknl in  w.-irmir j,'l-iK .-cs v,u onu lit? you. A liir-go (jiiunUty.  iilw.'iYK in atocl:.  ���������<gj  11  nail  M. ALLUM, "^jgSKJft  ���������~*ta  AND 0.D7fiGBAN.^  ���������������������ti  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  ���������J. GUY BARBER,   ���������-, Jeweller,.Optician.  ^t^w^^.r-iiirrassi!2iS3ia^iiiSjii^aataE3ssntaaB3^  REAL ESTATE AGEIITS.  COMVEYANCINC NOTARIES PUBLIC  ���������r  AGENTS FOR*^ G*P*R*  Townsite Mara Townsite  (. Gerrard Townsite.  AGFNTS FOP ) Fiic anc^  "Lite   Insurance   Companies���������7.  ..'������������������   ^ only Reliable Ones. '.?"  AGENTS FOR���������Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation  COAL MERCHANTS-rComox.    ;C;P.R.^Hard Coal.  I  First Street,?   - ..-Op. ;R?aodoiiia!d & JWontcith's  M.:A/'SRSITH;&:.'GQ.I  Successors to A. jS'. Smith.     :  ���������'���������'^^'������������������j-y'^M'-..^-'-  r*������P*. ytio, 'It   '  y*J, if< W'X^S A���������-  11.  .JUlOtVN,  it. ol 1'.  I  :oer  Load  Orders leu at W. M. Lawrence's  [-lardware Store promptly attended to.  Termsstrictly CO. D.  H.'PERRY-LEAKE,.,  Mining Engineer  and''AlelaiSurg-ist.   .  SPKCiALTllis : ������������������[[ '���������'��������� :'  K\-;iini:ititi<!n aiul reports on Mining  1*101-,^! tlliii. C  Specinc.'ition   ami  Con.-rfcrnctii.iii  o  Mhlinr; .Mnchiiiury.  Mill   Tests   of   Ores ami   Concoii-  traU-s.  nmlfunl SIcXcill fi.il.::'.  COtt'.lN Ul.OCIC, llovclstoke, B.C.  SWAN  CARLSON.  WOOD DEALER.  yyr������lWWiJ*ft iAkril'MM.JMSA  I UiiIOH IIU ILL  FIRST  CLASS   S2   PER   DAY  HOUSE  !������iOSCROP;,'BRQS.',':'  Plumbing^, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,   Electric Wiring &  Bel! Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  ' Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  BAKERS A.ND'���������pNFEC7I0NERS.  .     Fresh and Complete Line of Groceries.  sale  ?���������:?:? ij-;:. FS s H ["sun e3 ^Game7] h:;; Seaso n.y  > B. (3-  REOPENED-:,;  ���������������������������������������������' /AAj AiJiy"'. REMODELED-  3ddrow  Two.Ocors '/South' i of -the iKew/JrnpertaJ ,';Biank'  '���������"'.:.," l1''01"'-^!) I'ormer;!}- occujjied Iiy Union ReslairrantV ,"77: ��������� 0!?:?,,  Kotiiil Dealer'in'���������.".  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Ete, : =7. 7;  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled. ���������  ^K%^eeu\  EBYBJkS������OKB, -B.S-  Choice Brands of Wince, Liquors  antl Cigar3.  A*  mm Bra  FROM    S4S.00 "  ���������A-jioAt-fov-tha J.'tmoiis.tritslrion frrLirre  to the atlentiun of Pailiniirent?. ;rrui  more are pi-omiscd in the nr-nr future.  Tliis is what Iah-A Diiiidonalil s,-nv  going on about hi in eveiy (i.iy anil  that what he was expeclt-i! to clnst-  his eyes to. Caninlian-s will rrot be-  grudge money to help bring the  militia forces up to a high .standard,  but it will be surprising if- tlu-y are  "willing to tamely submit to it.s waste  in this reckless manner'.  ANOTHER SIFTON DEAL.  There lrave been so many Sifton  "deals" that a directory i.s almost n  ���������necessity in dealing wilh the remarkable record, of this young Napoleon of  the Laurier ministry.  An order-in-council was published  the other day, granting 2130,000 acres  of laud in the Xorthwest to Hie  Saskatchewan Valley Land Company  at 81 an acre. At the Liberal convention in lSf'3 the following resolution  ivas unanimously adopted:  "That in tlie opinion of lliis convention the sales of public lands of lhe  Dominion should be to actual settlers  only,   and not to  speculators,   upon  That the Conservative cause is growing rapidly irr favor, especially in  Ontario and the West, i.s beyond question. But there i.s also rt great ;uvaK-  ening in Conservative circles in Quebec  ami irr every province except. New  iirriiiswiirk there U a perfect, organization, hut llle lesrrlt of llle St. John  coute.it a lew months a^o is not discouraging from the Conservative point',  of view.  Surveying Railway Route.  The surveyors for the Kootenay  Central Ra.ilway arc in the lielil in  earnest. There is no question about  it. Word lias been received that \V*  T. S. Armstrong wilh a force of 10  men are now a I. work at Galloway,  ivitlr liorl Steele and Colden as their  objective point, thi.s i.s lhe firra.l step  beforo actual construction, ��������� Furl.  Steele Prospector.  | J. LAUGHTON, Prop, I  -,������BXiU3SZSB2bl*i>XT?nmrrt7i1Gf.  First:  Mrir.-t.  J. W. BENNETT  AGENT FOR  PIONEER STEAM LAUNDRY  Laundry leaves  every   Sa.lnrday  returning the following Saturday.  Agent forCohurihiaGi'trplropliones  and ("dison's Phonographs,  reasonable terms of settlement and  in^ FJ1{,ST STREET,      Revelstoke, B. C  Oriental  Ably furnished with the  Choicest tire Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone,  ���������  Prop.  wheels���������nil roads good roads with   the  cushion frames.  Hicycle iittirigs. Dunlop, ^r. and XV.,  nnd Single cube tires, pumps, hells,  gas and oil lamps, handle grips, saddles, valves. .Morrow coaster brakes,  etc.     Wheels repaired.  f^rs.; McKltrickj iVfania^eress.  Open at all Irorrrs.  Meat TiGkets !ss5St3d.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Terms Moderate.  e  Back   o-f Roy  Smythe's Tobacco Store.  IF UNION HO  iL   UlifiUii    law  Vi. J. LICHTEUflME, .'Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FIRST-CLASS  THE    BAR    IS   -SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AHD CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  FRUITlltf DAIRY FARMS  FOR SALE  Land for sale irr JVil.s.to suit, from  ���������J'.l acres up to 100, in the 1-est fruit  j,'i'owinj{ seetiorr of f.hn Okanagan  district'on main line of the C.l'.K.  I PELLEW-HARVEY,  |��������� BRYANT-&=GILMAN-  ������ Mining Engineers  0 and Assayers,  fS   VANCOUVER, Jl.C.   'T.KstftbllslieinS'JO  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIO.lS  UIJDERTAKtN.  Tests'- miulc up tn 11,00011)51.  A specially mnde of (.���������lier.-knig Bmelter  Pulps.  Biimpleri frt'intlic Intirrior by mail or  evprwx promptly nlli'inled iu.  Corresporr.loiicij solieirLMl.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  ������������S*iX"}2������3XSx2ri^  PRME   BEEF.      PORK.   MliiTON     SAUSAGE.  FISH.AND GAME IN SEASON.  'trt^s^st^satiia'StissEatsxsciEtSEsainNXKsa ffyyiyipww^wci^.fTr.^^.^Ljwi^ wip hj������wjwi>���������^������h  \$  APPLY TO  i'Al  Snlroon Arm, B. 0.  ������s* union *^r  Cigar   Factory  .KKVKLSTOKK,   H.C.  I-I. A. BROWN,   Puo  Brands:  OUR   SPECIAL   ntiti  TIIE   UNION  ALL  GOODS   UNION   MADE  WIHTEK RESOfiT  i  IJinc. Clad Sanil iritis of  North Carolina; Pino  Bhiir.  A Two-Oont Stani]) for  'J look lot.  F.   0.  ALLEN,   JiOAKIJ OFTRADK.  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer'  ���������V trial mid iur I'lriivinccil tlint it will give res-nit^  Hiinr and lasting, triux's wenkneHp nnrl unit'j.  vclopL'd orxims, atriefcuru anil vitWct,i'<;Hr. yend  stamp for bonk sent scaled in plain envelope.  Till?   STIIKN'VA HKAr.TU Al'UANCK OO  "l'i Corilovn Street, Went, Vancouver, 1J.C.  TALKS ABOUT..  SPR3i^'G CLOTHIR8G  if j on huv *i oui Spring  Sim Uoni CriJ^SSMAN jt.is  sin is to he < on cot in every  -jiuUculu, Anil Whv9���������Be-  i iiT-i; he ���������;( lis tho JJcst Goods  to he h id  Out help���������>ou urn piocure  nothriij; hcttei , ind Oui Guar-  inLoc goi's with c\ci\ Garment, thc GrtMitiinc Ciibto.ii  'j ulois Union Lihel  Wh it motp do vou viant���������  Thc Gcinline Goods Modern  Gut, I< it and ir iho���������All Guaranteed  OUR SPRING SHIPEtfiErMTS  arc. more; coinplete and comprise not, only our usual large display  hnt Noveltios in .Scroti-,Vi yuitirrgs. Fnncy. Vestings nnd Trouserings  that cannot he .seen'juts'rde this store in'this section. It has been  said that the Scotch. Tweeds we are uliowiiig ate  THE ADMiRATION OF ALL  admirers of nice goods. Ladies? Higli Class Custom Tailori'u^  to order.  J. B. Cressman, Revelstoke  r.'i!." J JJ.T, ^,.*J.*ir;-W*--"ai:^f*''C---**"  ������.^*r:a:.--?.:.T.a*TKTSS:^^ ,A
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A Charming; Summer Resort,
Canada i.s rich ahove all other countries in the litiiiiliei'.'ind varyingI'hnruis
of lier holiday resorts. Ami Jjritish
Cohiiir'rria hns more than her fail'share
of the Dominion's charms.
There is one little spot in this   Province that is a perfect gerrr ill   its  cpiiet
way, hut tourists often pass hy ils very
doors without knowing ��� if it'-s exisloni'i'.
This is the Halcyon   Hot .Springs,  0*11
Aivow 1/rke. Tlie Halcyon Hot Springs
nre well worth a. visit say  those  whir
have  spent  a   vacation   tliere.      The
Standard, of Sandon, holds  the  same
opinion, aiul recently prrhlishcd in its
columns  the  following description of
the place:    "One of the most" delightful spots in Canada i-t the Halcyon Hot
Springs. Tourists from all pnrls of the
world hnvi-visited  this  health   resort
and pronounce  ils, writers  to  contain
the  greatest  healing  powers  of   any
similar springs 'mown. Halcyon is picturesquely situated at the font of lofty
mountains, which ahound wiih game,
and near the Arrow hike, which affords
good fishing.    The springs  are  hut a
few minutes walk from the  hotel  and
the water huhhles out of the solid rock
al   ahouc  130 degrees,   which   is  conveyed hy pipe  line  to  the  hotel  and
lunhs.    The  hotel  is  large and  commodious,    having accommodation   for
numerous yuesls.'     ln  addition, ihei e
are also   several   villas,   each   neatly
furnished   and   supplied   with spring
hiths, suitirhle for families or  private
parties.    The chief attraction  at   Halcyon are the haths.    These are  never
failing remedies for all  kidney, . liver,
stomach and hlood troubles and inflammatory rheumatism.    Mr. -MeN'aiigh'',
the courteous   manager,   informs   us
th.it in all cases of no cure of these ailments, there will be ho charge,   hut so
far not in a single  instance  have  the
waters proved inelfectual.    Tire  haths
consist of shower, steam and* plunge,
aud all impurities of the hotly aie withdrawn from the entire system  iir  the
sweating  process whicli follows.   The
waters are the best  remedies   procurable in all cases  of  ���'leading*'  in   the
mines.      The  hotel  is   conducted   on
strictly first-class' lines and JMtinagir
McNaught looks after till comforts tf
his guests. The resort is easy to reach,
b-ing only half a day's journey  from
_ S.mdon.    Two  steamboats  call   there
daily. Every business facility is handy.
The post, express and telegraph olflcer-
are located  in   the  large  hotel.     Although seeking quiet and re: t a per son
is not shut out from the outsii'e worl. ���
T.ie Associated  Press  dispatches   r.iv
received twice a day at  Halcyon, ard
a'l items of importance ara posted  up
in the reading room. Kor recuperation
thc Springs can't he beaten, ami to a 1
persons seeking health we would saj ���
go to Halcyon and get it.   The waters,
although beneficial at any tirrre, are i t
their best in summer, and  if you  an ���
looking for a place to spend a delight-
fill    vacation,   combine   health   with
pleasure by going to Halcyon and yc u
"will not regret it.   To go once,  rn canto go again.
TIu following extract fronr  tho report of A. McGill, E-��i.,   published   on
August 23, ISO'S, gives  an  idea  of  tire
health giving powers contained in the
���waters at_Lialcyon: :^	
Catching* Wild Goat
O, A. Chapman . and Iris partner, .1.
White, have accomplished wlrat is
considered almost impossible, the capturing of two young mouulairi goals
alive. This was done on White.river
in the Kooky mountains, after lots of
liaid work and dangerous climbing.
.Mr, ('liipiu.'in, iir speaking about their
siteres-i, said :
"II.   is   not   an   easy   task ��� bygany
means.    A mountain goat will start to
climb   up   lhe   mountain   side at Ihe
lirst   alarm, and   they   always slay a
long ways up so Unit. Ihey are pretty
free   from   interrupt ion.      It   is  only
possible to  capture  the kids, and that
has   to  be  done when they are only rt
few   days   old,   and yot loo young In
follow the mother in her wild rush for
the   highest   peaks.      AVe  figured on
this, and after a great deal of   patierrt
searching-'and   waiting, we aroused a
mother   and   her   kid.     But   after a
great struggle  we failed to catch the
kid.      Later   we  had better luck, Void
sjcuied two.      Hut in. doing it I went
over  places  that   I would not go over
again for all of Hiitish Columbia.   Hut
in  the  excitement and  desire to capture   lhe   goaf,   one   did  not stop lo
think of the danger.     We had considerable trouble with theni the lirst few
days, ns we could rrot get them to take
nourishment,   but   now  they will eat
out of my hand without any trouble.'*
Mr.  Chapman  does not. know what
he will   do   with   thorn, as hc has not
found   a   purchaser.      Owing   to  the
difiiculty   irr  capturing thcm, and tho
faci  that  very   few   have   ever been
taken   alive,   the   price is  very high,
and   Mr.   Chapman   and' his pai trior
may   realize   two   or   three thousand
dollars for fheliltle pets."���Fort Steele
Prospector. Fresh
Mr. .Tosephus " Daniels, Kdilor Daily
News ir rui Observer-, I lie leading daily
in North I'ariiliua, Itnleigh; -Mr. .lolin
!!��� Sharp, Treasurer Seaboard Air
Line I'ailway, Portsmouth. Va., and
Mr. K. 11. Clement,' I'Mitor Daiiy
Transcript, Jioston, Mass. If you
want any information about the
.South, its lamls, water- powers, best,
place to sperrd winter, etc.. as well as
loaning money, write nre and 1 will
gladly .reply. Address .John T.
Patrick,Pine'blulT. N. (.'.
based iill
1"*.">.II<>   per
Carr lu; pure
payment of
Anybody wanting a
first-class Singer' Sewing Machine orr easy
terms, can get them
Not iff Is hereby given that thirtv daws after
dniel intend tn upply I" the Chief Commissioner of Lnndsaiid Works fur n s-oeint licence
to cut niTW carry away ihuiior from tin; following described lamb, Minuted hi North ,Kust
Commencing at a post mnrked "ll. rirnre's
north wcsl eorner." planted uu iho eu-.l. hunk
ol Vermillion rivor, theuce ��>ast. itiu idianis,
thence !*ou��h -10 chain:-!, thenee wost 100 cuius,
thonce north -10 chains tn place of cuinmeneo-
1 mod this Clh day of July, l'.iol.
n. iiituci:,
IVr Joseph lloyee, A yen I.
Mackenzie Aver rue.
.<!***   <?���*} XX*
Ccrgioratson of .tho City-.of
Revelsteke.-" "
N'ollco is lionrliy rrlvon Urn! thirl v <lnv�� aftei'
(Intel inti'iKl ro iii-ply m tliu i.'lik'f Cunimi-,-
? loner ol LiipiIk nml Winks tur nspirulnl lieeiiee
to eui niul curry awny thiilim- irom llio lo'lmv-
liii; ili'si'rlbi'il liuiils, hitiiuicit in Nortli Knst
l.'iiiiiiiioiiclni; at ii po.��l innrlicit "M. Mti.Snr*
ley's norlh went rnriiiT," plnnleil orr Ilie un.<l
lunik ol Vermillion river, llienco oust liiu
(���liuiiiH. liienee m'iuIm lo cliiilns, liienee wesi liiu
eli oi us, Ilieneo north ID ehuins lo plueo of
Dnleil lliis tilli ilnv ot July, 11101.
M. .Mutr'Oltr.KV.
I'er .loseplr lloyee, Agent.
*s*oti<eis hereby piven thnt the first sitting
of [lie Annan! Conn of Kevision of ilio Miim-
elp.iliry of ilie (,'iry of lievelsloke will be held
ut the council Chitmbber, Citv Hall, r-evol*
slul-e, l:. (!, nn 'I'ln-stiny, Arr gum ]Ctli,l!��H, at
7:'l.'i p.rir forthe *,nir|iot-eof lieiirinr;eoni|>liii]ilii
ii^nin*>t Ilie n^>e^iiient us rmule by liie Asaes*
i-or, and for rcvislny and eorreerirrg tlie assessment roll.
City Clerk.
Revelstoke, B. C, .Iirlyll.tlr 1001.
Gold is  Where   You   Find   it.
Not many years ago Piof. 'Walton,
of. London, tlian whom fcliore is no
faii'Oi* man to the prospoctoi* and mine
owner, was shown .a, piece of yellow
porphyry containing visible specks of
nati ve gold. "Air!" said tho professor
"gold in yellow porphyry !" "Is that
a f.-ivoralile indication ?" asked the
simple man. "���Indication, iny hoy,
iiivcr mind the indication; when you
find a rock car rying gold you just go
a'lcad and dig orr it: a.s long as it lasts.'*
Thus laying down a rule that can he
profitably followed by prospectors
and iniueis.
Iii ,1. .Samson'.-. Duildhig, Second Street.:
Notice Is hereby given that thirtv davs nfter
date i Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner nf I.amlwand Works for m .special licence
tt�� cut niul earry awny timber from Uie followine described lnnds,: situated in North litist
Commencing nt a post marked "William
t'rnuioni'ssouth west earner," |-huited on the
east hunk of Vermillion river, thuncu oust Kin
chain.s, iheuce north *!U chains, thence west JOU
chnins.' thenee south *1U chnins lo place of
Dated tliis Oth day of July, ISM;
i'er -It. D. .Meiliie. Agent
NOTIOE. '��� ""
Notice Is liereby given Hint thirtv davs afler
date J intend, to apply to llu; Cliief CuintniH-
sioner of Lands and Works for aHpecial lieenee
to cut aud carry away thn bor from tho following described lands, fiitiuited in J-Jorlh iiast
��� Kootcnrty:    .
Commencing at a postmarked "Mrs. K. Mc-
Sorley's south west corner," planted on thc
east btmk of Vermillion river, theuce cusi-Hii)
ciiains, thence north -10 chains, theneo wcstllit)
chains, theneo south '10 chains to place of
Oated tliis Gth day of July, i'JOl. ,
Per'Joseph Boyce, Agent.
Nfilici* i.i hcivl.v given that thirty days jiftcr
-l.tlf I inioiitl t<> tT-.ik-' Mpp)i<-ati'>n (t> tin* chief
('���>mmissi-im>r c��i' l���tn��ls .-tint Wurks f**r a special
licence in nit and carrv away timher from the
fiilimving described lands hi ihe West Kootenay
dislrict :
I Cumiin-iicin:; al a po:.t markfd "'t I. I.tiiid's
south wi.'.it-c.uucr," phutlcd on Mill creek, :t tributary of (tnldstrcain, iheucu uotfh Hi chains, Mn..*u<-o
cast SO cliaiii't, thnirt' smith t-o chains, theuce
we.-t Hit chains to place of eoiimiciieonienL ^
���J. t'oiiiuiciichig at a post marked (b Lnitil's
soat h cast cmi-mci," ]ilaiiled on Hill creek, a. tributary of (itildrilivam. theuce norlh so chains, theme
west su chains, tlience souih So chain:', thciicu
ca*-t 80 chains ht point of coumtcuccniciit.
Dated .huioiMnl, P.iut.
:i ('(tiuiii-'iieing a! a po-t, marked "(J, Lund's
ninth cast ci.iiii'r," idanted two miles fr->mi!ohl-
slream. four miles hclow l.afnnnit ranch, tlience
south ^u chit ins, tln'iicc west su chains, thence
imith SO chains, tlicucc cast**)chain* to point of
I t ommeiiciii,'' al a po-^f marked "H, Lninl's
south ea.st coitau'," nenr (i. Linni'.** no)III ea*>t
eoiaer, theneo north Su chain-*, thence nest no
chains, llieui'o soutli >>o chains, thenee east SO
chains to place of commencement.
Ct Commencing at a post marked ''(J. l.uudV
south west ciuacr," near tl. Lund's south ca-��t
etirnor, Iheuce north SO ��*>litiins, theuce east til)
chains, tlience sotilh Su chains, thence west SO
ehainsto place nf cniiinieiicemeut.
fi t.'iiiumeiieing at a pest marked ''fi. Lund's
nnrth westcorner," near (j. Lund's sonth west corner, thenee smith soeluiiiis, thenee east Su ciiains.
tlience north SO chaius, thenee wesi so chains to
place of soinuiencemeut.
Dated June i.'lth, l!X)l.
7 Commencing at a post marked "(J. Lund's
(aiuthcast corner,'' near A. Johnson's norlh east
corner, ���' miles. down Cloldslream from I'lyuu
creek tlience north SO chains, theuce west SO
chains, thenee south SO chains, thenee east SO
chains to place of couuueuL'emeut.
J)aled June .2711], 1001.
Notice (s hereby giv
dale ��e tbe under.igti
the ('hief Cnmini.-sioui
for   a   special   lit
ihat  ;���'���  davs afler       \*'tii**-  \s hi r<*by   :.*iv.*n  that   tliirty dnys after
intend   lu   tippl**' t���� , d.*tf I IiiU-ndlo ;q,i
i   I iind* i-tiiil Works    of L-md*^ and  Worl
toetitiuid carry away , and   earry   au,t>   tiatt^r from   llu
Jyinthe  Chief Commissioner
for a .*<pcci.'il lieen.se to cut
limber  from   the  lollou in;;   .lc
situaled   in Ni.rth K-'c-l IC<>uti*itay.
(.'oniuiciieiiig al a pi-.-t m uke.1 ������ir.cjk C*ir^>n\s
soutli west f.iriicr," planted ou tiie west .-ide of
VcrmiHion rirer, ihcm-e norlh liiu chains, tiieuee
cast Itioehaiii.-f. theuce south p;o dmins i'uiu**j
wi-st li;o ciiains to inilial.po.-i.
Dated this l.'tthdayof June, hum.
I'er Jotcpli IJoyce, Aycnt.
bed'laud;, l.serilvdl;
���:i Ihat tlrrty davs after
��� the i 'hh'f ('onin*i>.-d*iMer
' a .-peehl U.-elice to fill,
ion t h" foil.iu Ui4 de.-< Wbcd
leiriy district;
marked "Hn^h  IJnicc*
Notice is herebv niv
dale I intend lo applv \<
of Landsand Work.** fm
and ca.rry away t imber fr
landsin North Mast Ko*
('oiinimin'in*: al a. pos
south west eurner,"  planted  on  t\
N'eriuillion  river, thenre uerth lim
east.|��0 chain-*, thence ><>tith   Uio
WC;.l   10U elialus (.i pi.hit   of I'oiuilie:;
Dated this l.'itli dayof Jam-. P.t*n.
UI'iiH mtrcK,
l'erJo>eph It-.j
<UW of
following de*
Utl> in lhe We-t Kootenay district:
I'iOiHuciicing a! a pe>i marked "E. Mellean's
s.iuf h v,;-^t earner p>i��t." and planted at the side of
thclli*^ Lend trail about .> miles uorth of Downhi
cr;*ck, thence north S" chains, thenee east SO
chaiirs, theiire south So chains, thenee west So
chains t-o the place of c-mmcneen.cnt.
luted llib*. '-Mid day of May, 1WA.
mlrJ K. McIIKAN.
e. Afivi.*.
Vcgrolnbics,   Pot.r. "Plants-
Flowers Gf All Kinds
J'ruit for Kale.    Onlcn* taken for locally-grown
Tomato and other plants for settiuj; nut.
���'Hot Springs at Arrow Luke. I
visited these remnrkrible springs on tire
24th nnd 20th April, 1S0O. There are
two important springs which unite to
form Uie supply of tlie baths at tlio
Halcyon hotel.
"The teni pern ture at the source is
121 F and the sulphurated hydrogen is
4.(107 pars per. million. The two sourcos
were examined separately and fonntl
to be identical in character, so thai
they undoubtedly have a common subterranean origin, (the so-called northern spring.) situated some little distance north of these. It has a temperature of 120 F. and contained 4,010
parts sulphuretted hydrogen per.
million. The following numbers wave
obtained on analysis of the water fronr
the Hot Springs proper:
Ohi'olinc, 20.0 per million; sulphuric
acid, .'{32.0 per mil,; lime, 82.0 per mil.;
magnesia, 21.0 per' mil.; silica, (12.0 pet-
mil.; total dissolved matter'only nt 100
C, 738.0 per mil.; on ignition, 070.0 per
mil.; loss, (IS.0.
The most remarkable features about
this water are tho high contents in
silica and the largo amount of lithium
present. 1 judge this from the spectroscopic investigations, Ln bo ten
times thc quantity present in the Hot.
Springs at. linnIV, and have no hesitation, in saying that this spring is
among the richest in lithium salts in
America���if not indeed tho very
richest iu this respect.
Kamloops Mining* Deal
K.vmlooi'S, July 22.���The owner's of
tho Tyco mine, Vancouver island,
havo closed negotiations for tlio purchase of tho Copper King group at
O jerry Creek, near here. A. N. Gray,
th r vendor, while still retaining a
pergonal interest, confirms the report
of tho sale of a controlling interest.
Tha Copper King has sent considerable ore to tlio Crofton smelter and is
regarded ns "one of the best copper
m'.ne-i in the camp. Nothing has been
in ido public respecting the pecuniary
consideration involved. The new
owners intend to resume development
on an extensive scale.
The big concentration  plant of the
Iron   Mask  mine will start crushing
9$    -jS?*;
The ranche is situated on tlie
main line of the .C.P.R., west
one mile from Craigcllachie
. On the property is_ one good
building" 26xiS, besides shcel and
root houses. Between 20 to 25
acres cleared and "25 acres partially cleared, 20 fruit trees ancl
abundance of good water.
Apply for terms and particulars
next week and the completion of tho
buildings and installation of machinery is now being rushed. The,"mine
and mill will employ 200 men when,
running fully.
Succkssor TO Du.  Curry
Four  and a half per cent    on
First Mortgage Loan.
If you havo money out at two to
four por cent, write to the undersigned who can place your money so
it will net you fcur and one half per
cent on first-class city property where
the. insurance on the property will
cover the full amount of loan:'
The people of the South are making
more money than the people of- any
section of the union. "-Fniit"growing
aud truck funning.pay large profits
because the farmer gets his products
into market six weeks earlier than the
farmer of any other section. Rice
growing, sugar cane growing and the
making of sugar, cotton growing
brings to tho farmers ��� large return
and thi'so'crops are suro. No droughts
to cause a failure. AVlrero people are
making money is the place to loan for
sure and safe return of principal'aud
1 give ns ieference Hon. Walter
Clark, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
for North   Carolina,   Raleigh,   N.  C;
Over Bews' Drug Store.
.    NOTICE.
In the matter of Edward Eniost William Ward
: denenscd, niul in the maaer of  tho Ofllciul
Notice is hereby jiivon that by order of Mis
Honor J. A; Korin, local'judge,'dated Lhe (Ith
dny of July. lilO-J, Ueorge ;-;.' JltiCartcr. ODluial
'Administrator i'or that part of Kootenav couu-
.tv comprised within the Revelstoke Klcetoral
District, lias been -.'granted Jetter-j of administration-With' tlie,.will,annexed, to administer
nil and singular \hq estatoof Kdward Ernest
William ^Vard, deceased. ������.-���"..
And further fake notice that all claims'upon
the. said estate .must be sent in to thc said
Administrator/ at his ofllve, Imperial Bank
llloek, ltevelstoke, B. (J., within 30 days from
tho date hereof, alter which time all proceeds
will be distributed among the parties'lawfull*!
thereuntoentiUcd..' "- , :   . ;\-;,.
'���������':": GKORGK ;& McCARTJLK,    y
.���;:.,r.*'--'-*',:      i. 'Official-Administrator.-'
Dated theIStlv/day of*July, 190-1; ���;;"v        ;--..��� fi.
RKSl'KCTINCr ,CpAL'i;''J.x'i)-.:l',ETr.pi,T!05r:
���;;;';: gpUTil-EAST;KbpTKNAY.^
---.������; ;&��������'.
>'OTICJ3 is hereby given tliat licences to "pros:*
poet for coal and petroleum upon iind under
lands situated within' J3loek*-l,f)!):t. Soutli-Kn'st
Kootenav," will.be issued fortlnvithto nil persons who have made proper .application, :iu
]��ur.snanee of the provisions of thevCoaUKncs
Aot" and amendments.; ;
Thu fee for each licence will be ?1G0,: and all
applicants who have1 not --deposited accepted
bank cheques to cover that amount are hereby
icn uired to do sowithoiit further notice. .'-���""���
Licences will   be  issued   in  the  foilowing
form, viz.:���;     ;, :..--���:���: -"'"���. ���"���"'*,'������
"Mining   IiicKKCis   issued  undeh  tice Coal
Minks act and amendments.- ;.*'".;
Notice is hereby givun that thirty days after
date E intemi tn apply to tho Chief Cnmiiitasiom-i'
uf liiuuls ami AVoi-k.-i for a rtpuein! Hivueo to cutand carry nv.'iiy Limber frmu. the1 following de-
.���terihed larulr* .HiLuuLe in Lho Wusl. Kootenay
district.      .
. J. Coiiuneuciti^ at; a post marked "A. .Johnson's
soutli oust -corner," planted ultout 2.V miles up
Camp creek, thence mn'th SO chains, theuce'. went
SOchaiiiH, thence south SO chains, thuncu cast SO
chains to point of commencement.
il Commencing at apo-jt marked 4,A. Johnson's
HouUi west coriiur," near A. Jnlinson's southeast
corner, thuncu north tio chains, Ihence east So
chain.-:, thence nouth SO chains, thence west S(��
chaius to point of cmumcucciucut-.'
.'{ Commencing at a post marked "A; Jninisou't-t
norlh cast, corner," -planted on llii! creek near
(i. Lund's Month en->tcorner, thence west SOchaius,
thence south - SO chains, 'thence enst SU chains,
theuce north SU chain.s to point of commencement; .     . ��� <-   \
4 Coiiimcucina at a post marked '.'A. Johnson's
south west eoriier,*'" planted 'about.:four miles
up Canoe river trail,thence nortli SO chains, tiieuee
eust SU chains, thunee south SO chains, thunee
west SO ciiains to place of commencement.
: 5 Commencing at a post marked *'A. Johnson*!
south east corner," near A. Johnson's soutii west
corner, theneo north SO cluiiiis, thence, west SO
chains, theneo south SO chaius, thence casLSO
chains to point of commencement. . .
.... Bated JnnoSSrii. 100*1. r;.
. tr Commencing at a post marked "A. Johnson's
north west corner," planted on west bank of Gold
stream, 2 miles down from J-'Iyini; creek, thence
south SO chnins. .thence, east-, .80 chains, thence
north SO chains, thencu west: SO chains to point of
'commencement; . - ''
7 : Commencing at a post marked "A. Johnson's
north east corner,".'near-. A. Johnson's north west
corner, thence --smith SO chains,. thence, west SO
chains, theuce north SO chains,- theuce east 80
chains to place of conimehcumeiit.:.,.',.;
���Dated June 27th,"1904. '.r.yyy.���'/���������;_ [''.'[" \'':���;: ���������yy
\'- ���  '<:.'���'���'���'\j\-y;:.;'''y-??-^
Notfiv- is hereby yiwu that thirty ilays after
date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Cniniiii-sioner
of Liiuds :md Worl;s for a Ma-rial lirv��>:*.* to rut
and carry away timber from the following dv-crib-
ed land^ in North Ka-*it Kootenay:
Cnmmenriiig ata prist-marked "Joseph p.nvre's
north east corner,"'planted on tlm west f-ide of
lvootuiiay river, thenee south J(>'i el.;iun, 'tlience
wt:.st 1(10 chnins, thenee north !t*>chain.-*, thence
enst ion elciiitr* to jmint of commencement.
Dated this loth day of June, l^M.
,  Jo.si:i��n r.ovcK.
NoLico is hereby given that thirty days after
dale 1 intend to apply to the Cliief Oomnus-donfr
of hands, aud Works for a f'pecial license uV cutand carry awny timber from the following described lamls in North Kast ���Kooteuay :
Commencing at a post marked "It. J. Iluckley's
south west corner," planted mi the east :-ide of
Kootenay river, liienee north too chains, thence"
enst JUO chains, thenee. ?*nnLh P)U chains, thencu
west Uio ciiains to point of commencement.
Dated this llth day of June, liHW.
Per Joseph Boyce, Agent.
NOTICE.       *-
Xotice i> hereby ^iveii that tliirty days nfter
d;ite ! intend to apply t-. the Chief Cnmmisslonur
��� if hiii.i> and Work*- f<-r a >pt*ciil license to cut
;in I r.iiry away timlier from the following de-
vrilied 1-inds in the U*e-t Kootenay dUtrict:
1. O-inni-'iieing at a po-t marked "K. .Mcllean'.**
Koiilh e.-i--t corner |��.st." and piloted at thu west
bank <>f the Oluiuiiiu river oppnMtu the mouth ut
Ibddfeh creek, thence north So chaius, thencu
ivi*'t :jo chains, thenee south SO chains, thencu
ea.st so ciiain.** to the place of commencement.
2. Commencing at a pn*��t marked *'E. Mclleair��
north ^i-t ciirner no>t," uud plante<l at the wost
bank of the <*olnmbia river, opposite the mouth nf
lloldich eji-eh, thence south Ko chains, thence
we;it -y> c!i.tiii<. thence north SO chains, theneo
ea.-t c0 chains to the place of commencement.
Dated thi-- 2'ith day of April, Wit.
ml 2
K. McItKA.V.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after
datel intend to ni.ipiv to the Chief Cuuimissumur
1 Work** fora sp
of Lauds ami
rry away thnt
pecial licence to cut and
r from the following deaenlwd
st Kootenay dl-strict:
Tenders   for
store   building
tlie construction  of a
for   fclie   undersigned
will be received up to noon on
l. Finns and specifications can be seen
atAy.jM. L;iwrencers store. ���
Tenders to be addressed to
Lawrence Hardware Co.,
-  'Revelstoke, B. C,
��� Look over your Stationery
and see if there is not anything
you require/
Orders Promptly Filled
���'In consideration of one hundred dollars
now paid under the said Acts, and subject to
the provisions thereof, I, W. S.- Gore, Deputy
Commissioner, acting lor.tbe Chief Commissioner of Landsand Works, licence ,''.
to cnter.prosiiect, serirch and work for
ooal and petroleum : {but no other.metal or
mineral)-upon, in and under all that piece or
parcel of mineral laud .situate iu and forming
part or lilock-l,6*.);j, J2ast:Kootcnay - District, and
deseribed as follows :���':
and not exceeding in tlie. whole six hundred
and forty statute acres. ..'���-:'
���'Owing to'1'tlie number of applicants for licences to prospect for coal nnd petroleum, and
tho -peculiar:circumstances surrounding thc
application for and issuance of these licences,
nml the well-known fact that the issuance has
been unavoidably suspended- for ko many
months, the Government of.-British-Columbia
linda it impossible to determine the equitable
right j* of the numerous applicants. Therefore
for the purposo of enabling all persons to go
before the proper tribunal for the determination of their respective rights and priorities,
ibis license is issued antf accepted subject to
Mich prior rights of other persons as mav
Lu be tnkuii or held as in nny suiise determining such priority, and further it shall not be
taken or held to waive enquiry by the Courts
into the proper penormanee of all conditions
precedent as between adverse claimants; aud
further, ou thu understanding that the Gov*
ernment shall not be held responsible for, or
in connection with, any conflict which may
a rise with other claimants of the same ground
and that, under uo circumstances will lieenee
fees be refunded. - '
"And the hwlder hereby, waives any claim or
demand agninst the Government, and expressly agrees not to take any steps or proceedings,
or present any petition to enforce any alleged
claim or demand against the Government of
the Province of British Columbia arising out
of thc issuance of tbis licence or of 11113 other
matter or thing api<crtaining 1 hereto..
"The hind being under reserve from prc-
empion uml sale this licence does not include
any right othorthan the right to prospect for
coal and petroleum.
"The duration of tliis licence is for one year
from thc .,190   .
"Deputy Commissioner of Lands A Works.
"Lands and Works Department,
"Victoria, li.C, ,100 V
- /"*   ���   ; ���"-.*?��� K GRKliN,'
Chief Commissioner of hands & Works.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, Ji.-C. lith June, 1'JOl. UOje
Tn   the   County   Court of  Kootenay,
liolden at Revelstoke.        : '
Tn the matter of the estate of Thomas
MeMahon, decensed, and ',
In the matter of the ���."Official Administrators' Act,"
Dated the 10th tiny of May, A.D.* J90-1.
Upon reading the affidavit of Victoria MeMahon sworn 20th April,
J00J, the renunciation of right to letters of administration executed by
said Victoria MeMahon, dated the 20th
April, 1001, it is ordered, that George
S. McCarter, Official Administrator
for part of tlie County of Kootenay,
shall he Administrator of all and
singular the estate of Thomas MeMahon. deceased, and that notice of
this order be published in four issues
of the Revelstoke Herald newspaper,
published at Kevelstoke, J3.C.   ���
J. A. Foiux, J.
Vv'Xoticie is hereby^ giveii* that thirty.:; da^ys after
date I intend to ap'ply to the Chief Commissioner.
of Lands and Works for a special licence to/cut
anil* carry away timber from the following described lands; situate <��� in the West .'Kootenay*
'district:/-*/- ���^A-:}y.\L--������:'. r.r'-.'T-*'-';*.--'-- :-':a'.'
:' -1- Conimeiioinj; at.a postmnrked "It. /-..Lund's
north: tvcsli^corncr,";*planted -on Klyun. crock, a
tributary of Goldstream; one-half-niile from.river,
thence east; SO; chains,.. thehco.rsoiith SO chains,
thence west'SO:,chains/-thence north ;S0 chains to
place of conunenceiueht."a.'���'��� -''���'
.--���'2 Comriionciiig at a post marked "It. A:-Lund's:
north east corner," near IV. A. Lund's nortli ��wl.
cdrncr,"tthence'-west SO chains, thence south jO
chains, thenceeas6 SO chains,, thence north SO
chains to.place of. commencement.
'. 3 . ;Coinmeiicing fit a post mnrked "II. A: Lund's
south ea3t corner," planted on west, hank of Gold-'
stream, fi miles below. I��'Iynn creek, thence north
SO chains, theneo .west SO chaius, tlience south SO
chains,; thonce oust SO chains" to .place of.commencement:* -v  .'.::;   ... :   V        [���.'.--,'-'���������'1-'
', i Commencing at a post marked "il. A;.-Lund's,
'north west" corner," near K. A..Lund's south cast
���'cornerj-; thenee-: smith SO chains, thence east So
chains,"-.theuce. north So'chains, theneo west So
chains to point of comniencoment. ;   . ���
6 Commencing at. a post marked "It. AMjimd's
north east corner," noai'|R.:Av Lund's north west
corner, thence south So chains, thence west So
chains, . thenee "north" So.; chains,' thence east So
chains to place of commeneeineiit.; . ,-A.y .;.*���-.-
.;"(}.*. Cominencing at a post marked "IL A.'hund's
south east corner," planted on the west bank of
Goldstreani,. ���!:. miles; below l-'lyuh creek, thence
nortli 80,chains/ thence west 80 chains;, tlience
soutli 80 chains,' thence east' 80 chains to pointof
commencement. \;        " .   f   ,   *
" Comiiiencin^at a postmarked "JL A; Ltuul's
iiorth west comer," near .11. A. bund's south east
corner,' thence south' So "chains, thenee east So
chains.thence uorth so .chains, theuce west; So
chains to point of commencement. -
"'"Dated J une 27th, 10ol.:       '
K. A..LUNIL ���
Notico-is'hereby :jjiven that thirty days after
dato I intend to apply to the Chief.0 nnmissioner
of Lands and Works for a special license tocut
and carry, away timber from the following descrilieil lands in North Mast Kootenay:
Commencing at a post marked-"A. Johnson's
southwest corner." planted oil the. east sido.'of
Kootenay river, thcuec north 100 chains, thence
east 1**0 chains, thence south IGiJ chains,"thunee
west KiO chains tu point of commencement.
Dated this llth day of June,: MM.
]*er Joseph I Joyce, A geiit.'
lands in the Wn
I. Gumtiencmpata post marked "I). WooI-iei's
smith wt'st corner po>t" and planteil at alnmt one
mile north of the Columbia river at I\ Peterson's
mirth eajst corner, tlience north SO chains, theneo
east fcO chains, 1 hence south 80 chains, thence it e*��t
ft) chain.s to the place of commencement.
���.'. Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolse\'s
south east corner'post" and planted at about ono
mile* north ff tho Columbia river ntl*. Peterson's
north ca.-t corner, thencu north SO chains, thence
we.-t So chains, thence south SO chaius, thence
cast so chains to the place of commencement.
Mated this-^rd ilay of March, 1003.
...    'NOTICE,  v
Notice is herehy given that thirty days, after
date I intend to apply to the Chief C'ommissioi'er
of Lands and .Works for a special license to cut
and carry away timber from the following described lauds in North Must Kootenay:
Cbinmencin^ at a post marked "K. E.Adair's
north ea.st corner," planted oh the west side of
Koittenay river, thence south 1G0 chains, theuce.
west 100���chains', thence, north. 1 GO.chums, thence
easl. 100 chains to point of commencement.
Dated this 10th dayof June, l!K>l..v:      :..
':!���;-'���-".'"   ;"/;v.i^K.':AnAiK(v;;;,''
: ���:. /Per Joseph lloyee, Agent.
r'yJ:>; '^a- ^-v;NOTroK;v;'^.:;5;;^;."v;;
.Notice is'hereby given that thirty, ttays after.
date I intend to -apply;'to the Chief Commissioner
of. Lands: and; Works'for a-special Hcynse to cut*
and-carry away- tinitier: frbhirthe -following described lands in North ICast ICootchay;.:
.': Conuhenciny at a'post marked ilL: D. Mcllae's
north east'cornei',"; planted.on the wc-t side (if
ICootenay river,; thbnce,south SO i.-hain>, thonce
west ](J0 chaiiW, whence: north SOchaius, thence
east 100 chains to point ofconun'enccment.
/Dated'this 10th dayof June, 1 iM-i
',��������� '-\ -.y- v ^' ���:':':I*tr.'ro5eI,'i;JJoyc^p Agent.
Notice is hereby iriven that thirty day^s after
date Ijntend to make application: to ihe .Chief
Coninn'ssioner? of Lands and .Works fora special
license to cut and carry awaytimber from the follow in^ described lands in North Mast Kootenay;
.Commencing at a   postmarked "T.. W. Uain's
south   west corner," planted on the west side of ���
Vermillion rivor, thence north 1G0 chains, thence
east. SO chains,: thence south '100 chains, thence
west SO chains to point of commencement.  *     ,
: Dated this Kith dayof June, 1!KM. "'-���    ..."���/.���:.���..*
T. W.'UAIN,   ; ;
':���'"���""   Per, Joseph Boyce. Aceut.
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned
have submitted to the Lieutenant-Governor-in
Council u proposal under the provisions of the
Iti vers nnd Streums Act for theclearing and
removing of obstructions from the Columbia
Kiver and Upper Arrow Lake at or about the
point where said river empties into Upper Arrow Lake near Arrowhead, West Kootenay.
and for making the same fit for rafting and
driving thereon logs, limber, lumber, rafts
and crafts and for erecting aud maintaining
booms for holding, sorting and delivering logs
und timber brought down said river and for
attaching booms to the shores of said river and
said mke for said purposes.
Thc lands to be affected by said work are
lnnds of ihe Canadian Pacitic Railway company comprised within L-ot 3SJ in Group One
on the oflieial plan of Kootenay District and
vacantCrown lands. ^   \
The. rate of tolls proposed to becliargcd are
such as. may. be  fixed   by  the  Judge of the
county'couit of Kootenay.
*"  Dated May 16th. 1904.; . ':.>   f :;V-:v
;    mI9-2m
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after
date I intend to apply to the Chief CommU-
sionerof Lands nun Works for aspecial license
to cut aud carry away timber from,the following described lands situated on Turn Turn
Cake,. Lillooet district. B.C.
1. Commencing at a post; marked "S. Linebarger's north ' east corner; post," planted on
the east bank of Kirnbasket creek,' about three
milesup fromTum Turn Lake, thence south 80
chains, thence wc=t SO cbains; thenee north 80
ciiains. thenee east SO ehams to point of commencement.
-v2.:;; Cominencing at a post marked "S. Linebarger's south ea-n corner post," planted on
the east bank of Kimbaaket creek,about three
miles up from Tum Tum Lake, thence nortb 80
chains, theuce west SO chains, ihence south SO
chains, thence east SOchaius 10 point oC coin-
Dated this22nd day of April, 1904.
��� 'notice;..: ;
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after
date L intend to make application to the 'Honorable the Chief Commissioner nf Lund**! ;utd Works
the   following ilescrihcd   lamls   situated   in  the
Kootenay district, IL C :
Commeuciiig at a post at thc south westcorner
of Lot SOO, marked south east corner, thence north
oue mile, thence west one mile, thenco-^outh ono
mile, thencu cast one mile to the point of commencement.
And commencing ata pout about a quarter of a
mile east of the south west corner of Lot J-'OO,.
marked nortli east corner, thence west two miles,
thenee south one-half mile, thonce east two miles,
iheuce north one-half i>iile to the pointof commencement,
Dated Jidy 2nd, 1001.
Notice is hereby given that thirty daysafter
date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner
of Laiidsiind Works for a special licence tocut
and cany away thiiherfrom the following described lands in the West Kootenay district:
1. Commencing at apost marked "M.J.Pur-
son's soutli west corner, ptist". and planted at
about one and one-fourth miles from the mouth of
lloldich creek and on the oast hank of said creek,
thence north 100 ciiains, thence east 40 ehuins,
tlience south 100 chains, theuce west-10 chaius to
the placo of commencement.
2. -Commeneiug at apost marked "M. J. Parson's south enst"corner post" ami idanted utabout
one and one-fourth miles from the mouth of Lloldich] creek and on tho enst bank of said creek,
thence 'north KiO chains, thence west -lOehahis,
thenee south 100 chains; thence east -10 ciiains to
the place of commencement.-...
: 'Wuted this 2;Hh day of March, 1001.
mchsi". M. J.TAKSON.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after date
I intend to apply to the Chief Conimissioner of
Lauds and Works'for a special licence to cut and
carry away timber from the following descnbed
lands in tlm. West Kootenay district :
]; Cominencing at a past marked "IL Ci. Parson's soutli east corner post" and plunted at
about one mile north of the Columbia river, back
of Strawberry Mat, thence north 80 chains, thence
west SOchaius, thenee south SOchaius. theuce east
SO chains to the place of comnienceinent.
2. Commencing nt a post marked "II. G. Parson's south west corner post" and planted at
about one mile north of the hauk of the Columbia
river, back of Strawberry Klat, thence north SO
chains, thence east SO,chains, thence soutii SO
eliains, theuce west 80 chains to tlie place of
Dated this 2-lth day of March, 100L
wcliSl il. CL PARSON.
-'.-.NOTICE, yya:''":.'['.:���';'���.,.
Notice is hereby given that tliirty days afte
date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner
of Lands and  Works for a special license to cut
nnd carry; away timber  from   the   following de*
set ibed lands in North Kast Kootenay:.-
Commencing at apost marked "Wm. Crawford's
south west corner," -planted on the east side of
Kootenay* river at mouth of ArennilHon river,
thence north. 100. chains, thenceeast SO chains,
thence soutli 160 chains, the net* west SO chains to
point of commencement. "
Dated this 14th day of June; 190J.
'-.-'-'' I*cr Joseph Doyce, Agent.
Notice.is hereby given that thirty days afu*r
date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner
of Lands and Works for aspecial license t-o cut
and carry away timber from the following descrilieil lands in North Kast Kooteimy:
Commencing at a post marked "A. K. Kincaid's
-��outh-west^c6rner~���planted-on-t lie^easv^ide^i-
Kootenay river near mouth of Vermillion river,
theuce north 100 chain.**, thence east SO*chains,
thence south 100 chains, thence west &> chains t-o
point of comnienceinent.
Dated this 14th day of June, 100-L
Per Joseph Hoyce, Agent.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after
datel Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner
of I/iufls and Works' for a s-foeial license to cut
and carry away tiinl-er from tlie following described lands in North K:ist Koouriiity:
'Commencing at n nost marked "J. I|, lUibtn^on's
north east corner' planted on lite woi side of
Kootenay river, theuce south &o ciiains, thence
west 100 chains, thence north HO eliains, theuce
ea.^t 100 chains to point of commencement..
/   Dated this 10th dayof June, li��4.
Per Joseph Doyce,"Agent.
NOTICE.     .'
Notice is hereby given that .10 (Lays after date I
intend to ripply to the Chief Commissioner of
I.ands and Works for a lease for 21 vears to cut
timber on the following des<ril-ed lands lying
partly in the district of West Kootenay and partly
in the district of Carilx.o ;
Commencing at a post planted on '1J115 norlh
bank of ilarvcy creek near its continence with
Canoe river, West Kootenay district, thence north
SO chains, thence west SO chains, thence north SO
chains, theuce we*t SO chains! thence north 100
chains, thence west 2-J0 chains, thence north 720
chains, thence west 120 chains, thonce north -loo
chains, theneo cast ICO chains ihence south X20
chains, thonce east ICo chains, tlo-nce south S2o
chains, thence east SO chains, thenci south 400
chains, thence east So chains, tlience south 4oo
ciiains, thence west SO chains more or less to the
point of commencement.
Dated this 16th March, lflOl.
api 14
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after.
date I intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner
of Lands ami Works foraspecial license to cut
and carry away timber from the following described lamls in North Kast Kootenay:
Commencing at a post marked "Anna J. Robinson's uorth east corner," planted on the west side
of Kootenav river, thence south SO chains, thence
west 100 chains, thence north SO chains, thence
cast I GO chains to poiut of commencement.
Dated this IOlh dayof Juno, 1904.
l*er_Joseph Boyce, Agent.
Notice is hereby given that thirty davs after
date I intend to ajtply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license
to eut and carry awaytimber from the follow*
ing described lands situated on Tum Turn
Lake, Lillooet district, B.C.
Commencing, at a post marked **N. Linebarger's south west corner post." planted at tbe
north west corner of- N.; Linebarger's No.l
limit, thenceeast SO chains, theuce north 80
chains, thence west SO chains, thence south 80
chains to point of commencement.
Dated this25th day of April, 1904.
���;'"������ S. LINEBARGER.
Notice is hereby given'that thirtv days after
datevI Intend to .apply.to the Chief Commissioner of'Lands and Works fora special licence
lo cut and carrv away timber from the following described lands, situated in North East
Commencing at a post marked ��� Frank Corson's south west corner," planted on the north
bank of Simpson river, theneenortn 160 chains,
thence cast 40 chains, thence south 100 chains,
thenee west 40 chains to place of commence*
ment. . ������:,../, _���'���';-"
Dated tbis 5th day of July, 1901.
Per L.D, McRae, Agent.
NOTICE. .;;���
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after
date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Landsand Works for a special licence
to cut and carry away limber from the following described lauds, situated In Norlh East
=K-OOtCnB>"~"- ::-"���---���-.7:-*-.r.r~.���rr. ^^==^-r-?vrr=^	
Commencing at a post marked "Joseph:
Boyee's south cast corner," planted on tno
norih bank of Simpson river, thence north 1C0
chains, thence west 40 chains, thcuec south ICO
chains, theuce east 40 chains to place of commencement.
Diied this 5th day of July, 1904.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after
date t intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works fora special licence
to eut and carry awav timber irom the following de&crfbed lauds, situated In Nortb East
Commencing at apost marked "Eddie Mul-
herau's south west corner," planted on the
north bank of Simpson river, theuce north 160
chftln.s thence eai-t 10 chains, thence south 160
chums tlience wcsl 40 chains to place of commencement.
Dated this bill day of July, 1904.
I'er Joseph Boyce, Agent.
Notice i-* hereby given that thirty days after
date! intend to apply to thc Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works fora special licence
to cut and carry away timber from the lollowing described lands, situated in North East
EjCominencing at a post marked "L.D.Mc-
Kae's aoutli east corner,-" planted on the north
bank of Simpson river, thence north 100
chains, iheuce west 4 ) chains, thence south ICO
chains, theuce east 40 chaius to place of commencement. ..���''������}"���:���"*���'
Dnlcd this 5th day of July, 1904.
L. D. McRAfi.
Notice is hereby given that thirty days after
datel intend to apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lands and Works fora special licence
to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands situated in North Ease
Kootenay :
Commencing at a post marked "Angus McLean's south we.it corner," planted on tho
north bank of Simpson river, thence north 160
chains, iben?2 east 40 chains, thence south 160
chains, tbence west 40 chains to place of commencement.
D^ted this Sth day of July, 1904,
Fer Joseph Boyce, Agea| 1" *-"  it  =^-K<*.-^*������Hr^K-������^v������->iv������*>iv'''*K-������-*i{**'*Hr������-  I i  1 Lucky Raindrops}  ���������IX ***-  ^.���������^.-������^���������������������������������^���������.���������^������������������������)+^���������������������������������.���������H{*������������������H���������''������������������^"^���������'j'H���������,���������  I.  As tho weather had been fine for  quite hall" nn hour, people had donned their light spring clothing and  lrnri sallie-i forth into Hyde Park,  feeling very spruce and merry. They  sallied om again, however-, witli undignified haste, when u sudden downpour of ruin came from nowhere in  particular���������for no one had noticed  any clouds���������transforming most, of  them into mere musses of drenched  misery   in   less  than   three  minutes.  Lily.     her     head     bent        forward  against  the  wind,     and    with     both  hands holding hcr wind-driven skirts,  started to run  towards Marble Arch.  Xot many yards hnd she gone   when  she collided with  Clayton, who    was  scurrying along towards Hydo    Park  Corner.  "I beg your pardon !" tpaid he.  Lily   stood   still,   her  back   to     thc  wind,  and    Irer     wavy,   golden     hair  blowing   prettily     over  her  shoulders  and framing her flushed  face.  "You !"  she  exclaimed.  Now    he  wa.s standing still,     too.  They! stared confusedly at each other,  neither knowing what to. say.  ,."!  thought,"   he ventured  at last,  "that I had nearly killed somebody.  I  sincerely hope   But  there,     I'm  forgetting the rain, and you've no  umbrella. Hi, there���������you witli the  tent ! I'll give you a sovereign for  it !"  This to a ragged old man, who,  nevertheless, seemed to bo comparatively happy, having a. mis-shapen  but. inviting umbrella.  "Pone '." said the old fellow, jumping eagerly at the bargain. "Tt  ain't much of a beauty for promenading, sir, and niobbe it ain't, quite  worth a  sovereign,  but���������"  "It is to me," said Clayton.  "Here's the yellow-boy. Now"���������turning once more to Lily���������"let's find a  more sheltered  place."  Beneath the trgly umbrella the  young couple hurried along towards  it huge tree that seemed to offer  some protection from wind and rain.  "How strange,*' remarked Clayton,  "that we should suddenly find ourselves journeying along together  again once more, just a.s we used to  do. as though we hnd never quarrelled ! At this moment I can scarcely realise that all is ovei;���������-���������"  "It* isn't !'..- .snapped the girl emphatically. "I mean, the rain isn't  over ,yet; but it soon, will-be, and���������  you really needn't, have '.bothered  about an. embrcllu."  She stopped talking, wondering  whether she had said the right thing  or  the wrong.  ...   ��������� '. ' ?"'  "Keep on chatting, Lily. Rattle  on just as you used to, about, anything or anybody. It seems so  good to hear you,;.:after all these  months.*'  "I hope you don't intend to be  foolish:      If you  ero,   I���������"  '���������'Veil, you need not stolid so far  nway. if you  do hate me."  He  took hcr. arm,.'arid-prilled    her  ever so  gently towards him.  "You're obliged  to  come  close    to  "I don't care if thc whole world���������"  A. nondescript, woebegone woman,  with a sodden hat. ils limp black  feather trailing mournfully across  her cheek .--suddenly made her' appearance in front of the bench anil paused shiveringly, as il* anxious to remain   irr   the  company   of   two   beings  tho  you  tho  that  any-  so   warm  aird   happy   looking  in  midst of  all   Ihe  bleakness.  "I'in a stranger here. Won't  please tell ine the way out of  Park V"  "Certainly,        madam.       Go  way,"   replied   Clayton   pointing  where.  .She bad scarcely disappeared when  the history-making umbrella, in response lo the invitation ol* a passing  gust, of wind, turned suddenly insido  out. Clayton. after a moment's  idisnray. reversed the ludicrous-looking object, and held il. over thenr Iiy  its apex, lire homely bulldog handle  standing on guard far above. Then  he repeated hi.s question to Lily���������the  only finest lon in the world at that  moment.  "Won't you forgive the past, Lily V  Won't you lot bygones be bygones,  anil  weal'  nry  ring once  more '.'"  The "invcrlcd bowl" of the umbrella was brought down so fnr over  their' heuds Ural, il completely hid  them from view, and for two foolish  young lover's the beating rain was  turned iirto a golden mist !  * * * * #  A policeman's finger tapped Clayton  sharply on the aim.  "You tan sit on the bench if  like. but you're not allowed  scratch   the  paint   by  standing."  The bewildered collide suddenly became -conscious that the sun wa.s  shining biighlly, anil rhat half a  dozen idlers stood there, in the walk,  gaping curiously al   them.  "Nor you don't rreed your umbrella now," added the policeman, with  a incipient grin. "It's lieen line for  the last half-hour."���������London Answer's.  Die   Russian    Government employs   up discii'line and respect,  ns Lieuten-  you  to  DIPLUMATICJESPATCHES  HOW THEY ARE  SENT TO  THE  FOREIGN   OFFICES.  Telegraphed  in   Code,  the Key    to  Which  Is  in   the  Hands   of  Both  Ministers.  Just at the present time, when the* J-"1*  States of Europe are in an,unusual-' !,urg.  lv anxious condition of mind as the Secondly, where tho despatches or  result of the delicate situation which two foreign diplomats aro in the  has   arisen   through   the   war   iu    lhe|ha-idsol   the telegraph  aul lion lies at  codes of this description for all its  diplomatic messages to its own Ministers, and the Czar, who has a private code of his own, makes use of  it nearly overy tiny for communications to hi.s officers nnd Ministers  abroad. The    British    Government  also uses this class of code exclusively, and , so do tho German and  French.  T1TF. .1APANF.SF.  CO UK,  however, is of an unusually complicated character, and whilst it has  the merit of being, if possible, oven  more absolutely safe than the others,  it is rrot. so easy to decipher by  those in possession of the key. A  message whicli wns recently received  at the .7 a panose Legation in London  from the Foreign Odiee at Tokio  took o  whole day to translate.  There is a common understanding  among the different, nations as to  special facilities which nm to be accorded to the transmission of these  telegraphed despatches. Tin; rule is  that a Govern ment. message of any  country must be given precedence on  the wires over' all other telegrams  handed in, irrespective of tho time  when they were passed over the  counter. ' Thus, r'l* the Russian Minister in London wanted to telegraph  to the Czar���������as he is constantly doing in these days���������when his code message is handed in at the London  ollice it goes oft at once, even though  there are dozens of business and private messages waiting for their  turn. When it is extremely urgent  a. "pilot telegram" is sent in front  n il, I.he words "Clear- the line" being a warning to operators at tho  exchange stations all along the  route to get ready to pass the despatch on the second it reaches  them.  This rule as lo the precedence of  the diplomatic  telegram is subject to  ONLY  TWO   VARIATIONS.  The first is thnt the homo Government always has the preference over  any other, so thai- if the British  Government desired to telegraph ur-j  gently to .Japan its message would |  go before that sent by any oi the  loreign Ambassador's, even though  htinded in la Ier. In the same way,  if the Russian Government, were telegraphing lo its Ambassador' in London, the message would be dispatched in advance of any given in by  our    representalhc    at     St.   Peters-  Far Kast. trie telegraph wires are J "' same tune���������spy, Russian and .la-  kept constantlv busv with Ihe must' l'-mese messages being sent from  important and' delicate work Ihal is London���������tlio ordinary rule of prror-  ever ontrnsled     lo   lhem���������that   is    to''������.���������>*     llokls   S<"'* lo   son'������   people  say," in ���������lr.irif.mil ting the or'ici.il de-.- ,'1"-'s������ nughl appear to be very small  patches which are sent ir.mi ,,���������e; niali..rh* but, in tune of war a dn-  ForeignOfl.ee lo another and from j "cience of n f-w nir miles in receiving  the head Ministers of State lo Ara-]"'* transmitting special information  bnssaclors  abroad. j irruy  .'"���������--ilutelv ' Poriant   events.���������London   Tit-Kits.  '..These 'important   mess.im  ways  seat    in     lhe    most  .md   vory  often   does,   rnalerial-  alTei-t   tho course  of  the  most  im-  ail.   not.   i  ���������d   or   left  to   be  word  guessed  srK m'-imc.:r11x:r't:,:������ life ii the iiermai ami  i His  me. you know, or I can't shield you  from  the rain."  "I���������I suppose I am. I have on  one of these limp chiffons���������unfortunately."  She noticed, as she leaned nearer,  thar; hi.s heart was pounding violently, 'but hoped he was not as observant or* the fluttering of her own.  "I suppose Wilfred Gray would begrudge me these few moments with  you.  if ho knew ?"  "Lot us talk about something impersonal." said she. "The rain, for  instance." ,-  "Don't voir find that a sufficiently  dampening subject already?"  '���������Weir,    then���������on;���������cr  Oh.    yes !  flaveo you    seen     Miss Gertie Terry  lately ?'* ���������  "I have���������very lately. I tell you,  1   like  Gertie'Terry  tremendously."  "I know you do. It's arr old attachment."  She made a proud  but unsuccessful  attempt  to  free her  arm  from  his.  '"Why   shouldn't     I   lire  her?"     he  ���������conui:ut?^l^^^=I*m^io^lje^bi?isi.trruo.iu^ia.t-- r-  her wedding next   month.      She mar-!  ries my  friend Penlley."  Lily unconsciously breathed a sigh  of r<*iief.  "This .shower will freshen up the  grass uciiin.  won't  it?" rhe 'asked.  Clayton absent-mindedly took hold  of her- clinging lingers with his disengaged   hand.  Hnth   laughed   ne.-vonMy.  "Aren't you happy, alone here with  rne.  Lily ?"   he  queried,  with    sudden  mn!   Uncontrollable   tenderness.  "Goodness ! There's a perfect  stream running down this slope. My  skirt   rs   ail  draggl.y !"  "Whr.t n thoughtless fool T am !"  he exclaimed. ''Here, step up on this  bench."  He helped her rrporr the benirb, and  took his place beside her-, and both  laughed  again  like children  complete de  being omit t.  inasmuch  .sequences  of   which   would   be  of    thei    .most  serious   cha meter.       Tlm-.     the ! AMAZING      "REVELATIONS  telegraph   bills  are  evn enrelv    lieaiy;! "LIEUT    BILSE.  nnd it is estimated  thai already  ,la-| J   pan, iu her cor. niimit-.iti .us w'lh the '  different Powers on Ihe subje'-t of the  war which ha\e been published ;n thej  newspapers, must have spent s ime- I  thing like S."i*i,ni)n. whilst the bill j  for unpublished despatches is !iLcly *  to  be far  in  excess of  this. I  One of the most   recent   como-'inirn- ;  lions  from  Tokio     to   tbe     .laperic-o ,  Embassy m London cost  <>\ *r ,?1 ..">Oli '  to transmit, and  the last iel."implied  message  from  St.   PelerM-'ire   to   the ' ������,'  Japanese    Government      cost   SI ,:1."m.  although  the rates are nmc'r  less  forth is? distance   than   they  are  lor  teU-  B"3rT  ant Borget believed, in the following  episode:  "When ho. Lieutenant Borget--awoke  tlie next morning, it was past ten  o'clock.  "ITe w.as furious. Half a day was  lost, and he had made up hi.s mind  to do so much. Why had tlint uss of  a fellow not called him? His head'  ached, and lie felt jaded and exhausted. Hurrying on a few clothes, he  went to his man's room nnd found  Roese writing a. letter. He rose,  startled,  ns  his muster entered.  " 'Why- didn't yon wake me up, you  beast?' he thundered.  " 'I woke you at seven, sir; but  vou wanted to go to sleep, and said  T needn't come again.'  " 'You nre lying, you hog! I will  teach you to do what I tell you!' Upon which he seized the sheath of a  sabre lying on the bed, and struck the  fellow  violently. "  THK VALUIO OF VIOLENCE.  "Roese stood to attention, and submitted lo the ill-treatment without n  wink. That angered Ilorget the more  and so he struck him again on the  chest with his fist. Then lie took the  letter Roese had hern Writing,  crumpled it?, and threw it irrto the  coalscuttle.  " 'Go to'Lieutenant Leimaun, and  tell him I bejy hiiu to come to mc  in half an hour!'  " 'At your service, sir!'  "Rorget returned to his bedroom,  dressed himself, and then went into  the next room.  "Hut there stood the coffee, aire.ndy  finite cold. So Roese had been in  the loom before. But a little thrashing would do no harm. It kept up  discipline and respect���������even if given,  for once, at the wrong timo. Should  he ask  Rocse's pard'on?    Not he!"  The way in which petty tyranny  ran destroy o man's character, the  following-   incident  illustrates:  "'I'he ucl.iutanl of the regiment found  In telegram awaiting him at his house  I which concerned military business,-,  | and, despite the lateness of the hour,  ihe was obliged to take it ovcr to  jthe regimental secretary'to be answered. Heavy snow had begun to fall,  nnd the keen easterly wind drove the  flakes whirling wildly through ,the  air, so thai it was hard to keep one's  eyes open and to Iind the way. Private Roese was on guard. He had  taken shelter from the weather in  his sentry-bow and stood, with his  sabre stretched in his cold fingers,  crouching at the bnck of the little  black-and-white striped box. Why  should he not?     "Sentinel!'  RECRUITS FOI* SOCIALISM.  "Roese blinked through the round  loophole of the sentry-box, but could  see iro one.* Only when the loud  summons rang out a second time on  the wintry air did he emerge from his  box, and saw a figure approaching  through the blinding snow.  " 'Why     didn't     you     snlite,     you  hound?'   roared   the  adjutant.  " 'Pardon, Herr Lieutenant! I  didn't see tlie Herr Lieutenant.'  j '��������� 'Shut your mouth', yorr lying  'scum! You were asleep in your sen-  I try-box! I waited here an eternity!  l IJut T'll teach you your duty, you  | clown!*  fn   thc   orderly-room   of  tho     regi-  the  adjutant   wrote  the  follow-  their faith to that. An umbrella,  for instance, is a, dream subject ovor  which the various witch and gypsy  authorities appear to differ widely.  One says that this humble and harmless vision denotes that its beholder  will be "successful in all his undertakings," while another one remarks  witli apparent truthfulness that "to  dream of having borrowed an umbrella betokens pain and sorrow to  tlio dreamer."  Some of lho odd subjects and interpretations of dreams given in the  most popular books ure us follows :  "Abess���������Is a bad dream for all  persons except clergymen.  "Ants���������If ants appear to crawl  upon your person' you will hour bad  news; if you see them trodden upon,  bad luck awaits ycu.  "Ilenns���������To dream that you are  eating beans always signifies trouble,  and often sickness to yourself or u  near  relation.  "Bandits���������If they seem to attack  you, rely upon your owrr .strength in  nny contemplated undertaking: if  you attack them, beware that some  misfortune does not overtake you;  tho simple sight of them means prosperity nrrd riches.  DEATH DENOTES LONG LIFE.  BOY SHOT MOTHER DEAD  DID  THE DEED FOR SAKE  HIS  SISTER.  OF  Because  His  Mother  Was  Leading  a Dissipated  Life.  Book     Suppressed      Iiy     Ger-|  *.r*.r.n   Authorities ' and  He jn'eril  ,_ j.     -o . 'inK report:   T found  the f cntincl     on  Was   ocr.t  to  Prison. |tIu(y  hetw,.en   twelve   and   two   sleon-  The  question  ns  to   v.lielhe>*  or  not \ ing  in  his  sentry-box.       Tt  war  the   whole   Continental   Army   system ' till   I   haci   called  twice that  he  not  camo  is bad   uiav  well  be  asked. [ out.     Any   declaration   on   the  man's  The  remarkable  thing  is  that     this ; part   that,   he   did   not   sec  me  I    can  young nun has been prsii'Srr.'d for tel- j beforehand     denounce  as .a  falsehood,  ling What   c.cn   the   Minis-tor  of    War j for I took special notice of hrs. having  I has had  to confess before Lhe German 'been   aslec.').' "  Parliament  was practrcaily  the truth  Thos'  graphing from .Jepair  !.>   Lnr^l i:id.  TH E S E  1 ��������� F. 5** f' A T t * V 7" S  are invariably sent   iu code u'leu t'r.ey  are  from  a   Cove'-niuem   to   it1*    own  Ambassador,   ar. I   ���������-.>;'.���������"'nie~  ;*.    code  from     one   Gfiwrir'i'^-rt.    to     another  when it lies lwert ri'i-inc".!  -,o employ  a   special   one   for    rhe   p-.irposf*.     the  key to 'which  is irr  the  hard.-, or  both  Foreign1 Ministers.       in   n message of  vital   importance,   h-iv ��������� i r.   t'*e   code  | is  always  abandoned   ard   plain    lan-  i guage used, whiUl a diip'ic.it" is tent  jas  a chock  for  rt-lerer.re  io   the    Ani-  Ibassador   in   lhe   foieiirn   r.i.iiia!      to  j which   the  original   is  t'-.ir.sprirleil    Tf  permir.s-rr "is- ai=rri~r i-e��������� ctis1 imr  j to  take a  further prof.iu'i'iii  .lirain*-*  : misunderstanding     ny       sending     oif  j post-haste     by  hand another  copy of  !the despatch.  I    Tire codes that   .ire usu.ilL   employed  in     these     dipl<irr..nii-  rnrniuunica-  rtions  by    wire  are     v.hal   are   known  : a.s the "five-figure"  codes,  ami  wiiik-t.  | messages in  them are extremely simple  to  wrile  nrrd   read   for  those  wiio  have  possession   of  ihe   keys  or-    code  dictionaries,   it   is   ne--:t   t.o   nir   impossibility  for anyone !���������!>-������������������  lo  make    the  smallest   sense   out   of   tliem.       Different   words    itre    marie   by   rin.-rrntf   nil  the  changes in arrangement, of   groups  of five figures.      Thus  ".'l.*irt'|i',"  maybe  agreed    to    mean   "1'i.ri.   Arthur,"  might   be   "Alexieff."  would    possibly stand  beli  i h-\:  jr.-:.  ' can  St.:'  etf  ir.  ' I >���������  boot.  I'i-*r.  , or| l  '  thn'.  ! -rn  Ivar.se r    best  will  lake  tf  e^on  g:\rn   b.v   Lieutenant  will   set   about   the   hercul-  ivho   Unow   the  that  hia Majesty  the  and  lai< o:  t-.i-Amng out  tue  -\iigean  ies,   '.raii'l   ha'.e   -.'O  stgna!l\   pro-������-  s-rfi'..!al  to  the  country.  t   Hi!-^".   in   hrs   suppressed  :������.'s  h'������  command in.  *r'inr*i   he   ira'   not  Tlie Socialistic movement is one in  which Germany���������in which the whole  of Europe���������cannot fail to be interested: and ono of the most important  points brought out b.v Herr Bilse in  his suppressed book, is the way in  which the ranks of .Socialism are being replenished by German soldiers,  for it must bc remembered that cv-  of- , cry German has to undergo a period  r*av- 'of compulsory service in the army.  his   i hief   had   to   admit!  and  rrrtel-  ) Iv a  ���������;ren,"'  . d"-c  with  thou  lie was a  i'ood,acti\i  or.eer-      "Colo-rd   \r,n   Kron-.  ��������� itr's c-: ok.>'i '..-ns and harsh face could i  h.ini1..'   I.'x   '������������������ d   to   gi>e   him   the    ap-I    p-iraV"   of     d'siiiirtuiii   which      one ' THOUSANDS     OF     PEOPLE     IN-  expects   in   th"   CM!rnr.-jml'-i    of   a   regr-.       TEEPEET  THEIR  DREAMS.  men::   in    riiu''r     lie  mlghl  liave  been j    jr.isLj.l-*t."_fr.r _a_.sin.Lll__fariiier._a   sin-   In_These_Books_Meaaings_Are Giv-  &UIDED BT DREAIBOOKS  "Death���������To dream of dying is a  good omen, as it denotes long life  nnd a good fortune.  "Eggs���������To seem to bc buying-eggs  means that you will marry your  sweetheart and lmvc many children,  mostly girls.  "Folly���������For a woman to dream  that she i.s becoming foolish and has  been laughed at is a sign that her  son will grow to bc a great man.  For a man to drenih tliat ho is a  fool is a great help, if ho wishes to  guide or instruct children. If he  feels like an idiot lie shall be long  lived, a favorite, and gain pleasuro  and profit from the public.  "Kill���������To dream that you kill a  man signifies assuredness of business.  To dream thut you kill your father  is a bad sign.  "Lawyer���������'I'o dream of meeting a  lawyer means losses and bad news;  if you speak to him, you will have  trouble; if you hear some one speaking in his favor you will meet with  the loss of a friend.  "!Mcals���������If you appear to bo eating  a meal alone it shows you are malicious; if in company that you aro  extravagant.  "Money���������To drenm that you find  money signifies that you will do  something that will cause a dear  friend to shed tears; to lose money  denotes good luck, to change it show  ill success in business.  SHOWN BY PEANUTS.  "Peanuts���������To dream of an abundance of peanuts forebodes treachory  and malice.  "Red���������Seeing anything colored red  in a dream denotes sirccess in love  matters and disappointments in business. A red eye means travel over  the  sea.      Red paint signifies  loss.  "Sausages���������To dream of making  them is a sign of victory and pleasure, to oat them indicates the inger-  ure, to cat them indicates the inher-  "Whitewash���������Signifies that you will  meet with some accident.  "Widow���������To dream of a widow  portends a reward; to dream that  you are a widow indicates deatli or  disappointment; lo dream of a widower  denotes strife  and  quarrels."  An orthodox dreambook contains  interpretations for over 1,*>00  visions, "and gives a few hundred  more wilh policy numbers attached,  but no explanation of tlieir portent.  Fortuno telling by cards, dominoes,  tea, and coffee grounds, dice, and  palmistry is usually dealt with iu  a. short appendix.  NO  UNIVERSAL  RULE.  "The idea that dreams go by contraries does not alwa5"s seem to hold  good in dream books," said a clerk  who had edurated himself in the subject in order to sell his wares intelligently to women customers.  "Sometimes this rule appears to  govern the interpretations, and sometimes not. A dream of marriage,  for instance, always signifies dentil in  all the books; signing a will means  long life; weeping foretells joy. and  a hanging the enjoyment of health.  IJut by a reversal of this idea a vision af war portends trouble and  strife; of heaven, great glory nnd  honor; of hell, treachery: oT smallpox,    sickness;    of    wasps,  vexation;  rat  ill-fitting  grey  dress. ' superstitious populace.          None     of  red velvet, coliar, was i these    works contains  any  explana-  '          i tions of hov/ its interpretations were   r��������� /: a-���������!���������--_=_���������^_i_, and. of _jolIity,_ happiness. In .view  . tron   wrtn   \wi:<-h     hrs   language     was e:1  -or Almost Every of  thc  approach     of  spring'    houso-  r.'iite   in   i\������r--in,!-      'Ihen,   too.   Im    al- Vision cleaning,      housekeepers      should     bo  wi-s in 1 a ;e.n- gather :ng in his eye; ' warned     that    the   most  unfortunate  ; miff  it   v.,s hrs habit,  when It  reached,     Witches    and  gypsies  figure  largely  sln>jcct,  for    their   dreams      i.s   paper  'a   o-iita'-I"   "������������������'���������'���������     with   an   automatic   in  lhe  titles  of all  the dream  books,   hanging.      According to  one book to  <.hi!.e or" h <��������� hear] to flick it to the and the most popular volume corn-' ,],.,,���������,��������� 01- seeing walls newly papered  Ae ���������'. <..r f>n the clothes of the person bines these mysterious authorities in j betokens grief; lo see youi' own walls  ;w*-h whom he was talking. The lady ; its name. French and Japancs? | ncw|y hung foretells a' death in your  ; who  followed  him.  with  a   forbidding j "'ato  books" are  also  popular    with   own "family.      Tf you dream of paper-  feee     r-iiifl     :,n     ill-fitting  grey  dress.'superstitious     populace. x" -'  ; trimmed  with -.  * "-tfajor'!-.-*!s   the commanding   offi- j arrived    at, although  one of     them  ;cer of the -arrison.  in his evidence al   Printfi,     thc   following     brief  preface.  the     ro.rr-t-in.rrti.il   which  ������,t  on   the I P^cecled  by a  biblical  text regarding  outspoken   young   lieutenant,  said    he i the  gift   of   prophecy:  Il F.COG NT7.ED ' HIMSELF  whilst.  "020LV  and   "728ri9*'  for  ".Japanese  ways just  fleet.'  There are al-  "I  wouldn't  part    with    this    um- ,  brcila     now      for    n/million.      Why, j       ^'VE  FIGURES   TO   A   WORD,  where on  earrlr  is your engagement-rso ihat a sentence r.-nsist irvr of   SOO  ring.  Lily?" (words     would    be   represented    by  n  "What   has   that   lo   do     with     the [long string of 2,500 figures.  the  gift  " 'Dreams? Humbug?"  people cry;  but it is not so. F.xpci ience teaches  in the portrait; nnd the description differently. It cannot be denied that  is. it is acknowledged, correct���������even : many things in our dreams have  to the tear in hi.s eye. Indeed, five come to pass, and that dreams have  of thc principal people have actually , been a stimulus to a great many spec-  seen themselves os Lieutenant I'.ilse j ulatrons. Accordingly wn have rrr-  saw   them,  and  thoy have either had: ranged    various    visions with    tlieir  ing with your own hands you will be  widowed  early  in  life."  ALWAYS   LEAP   YEAR.  Tho London, England, Express has  a touching story of the murder of  Mrs. Rodgers by hor liftcen-year-old  son:  "1 did it for Queenio's sake. Shu  could not be brought up to the life  we havo led for the last few years."  This is thu explanation offered by  Frank Rodgers, the fifteen-year-old  boy who is charged with shooting his  mother at the Gables, Jleldreth, Cambridgeshire, on Tuesday night.  Tho Ind appeared before the "Mel-  botu-n magistrates. Unflinchingly ho  weirt through the two ordeals of the  day���������tlio police court hearing," which  ended in a week's remand in custody,  and the inquest, which ended in the  finding by tho coroner's jury of a  verdict of "Wilful murder" against  him.  Any mother in tlie land might bo  proud to have such a son as he scorned. Tall, intelligent, frank, well-  built, well-dressed, gentle in manner,  lie looked just a typical public school  boy. Out of a Trank face his largo  brown eyes looked straight ut the  magistrates.  He was dressed in a neat blacjj  rct-rer suit, and rested his steady hand  upon the prisoners' rail, and gazed  in a self-possessed way at the three  policemen who stood about hiin, and  at thovWiIncases wiio unfolded their  tale of murder against hiru.  FATHER AND SON.  He was driven in a closed carriage  to tho police court through the village, which was all pretty gables and  thatched cottages and plum blossom.  His father, Willinni Alexander Rodgers, who is a London solicitor, soon  afterwards stepped from a carriage  and started to walk up the steps  across the green plot towards tho  court. Midway he caught sight of  his bright, hundsomo boy behind the  iron bars of the guard room, and  w,as momentarily unnerved.  While evidence was being given  against his boy, Mr. Rodgers sat at  the back of the court, his head bowed upon his hand. Ever and anon  he raised his oyes nnd gazed at the  boy, tho magistrates, the policemen,  and the surroundings of court, as if  ho could not bring himself to understand the full meaning of the scene.  Then again ho buried his face in his  hands.  The witnesses to the magistrates at  tho compact village of Melbourn in  the morning, aird to tho coroner nt.  quaint, straggling Mildrclh in the  afternoon, unfolded a story which  the most daring novelist would have  hesitated to put into his wildest'  welding of human  character.  The sum of it all was that young  Frank Rodgers, a good son and a;  fond brother-, shuddering at > the  thought of his tender little seven-  year-old sister, Quoenic, growing up  to seo the dissipating life which his  mother was leading, borrowed his  brother's revolver, and while his older sister was playing tho piano, shot  i>';s mother dead.  THE SAI1 SECR10T.  Miss Winifred Rodgers, a sweet  young girl, charmingly attired in a  small grey jacket with black hat and  skirt, giving in clear tones that only  faltered once cr twice, tho slory of  Tuesday night, told tho coroner of  her conversation witli Frank after the  murder.  "Why did you do it?" sho asked  hiin.  "I did it for Queenio's sake.        She  could  not bo brought up  to the   life  we nave led  for tho last few years."  "And who is Queenie?" asked      the  coroner at this jioint.  "Queoiiie  is my little sislir."  "And did you  understand  what     lie  meant when he .'-poke of having done  it for her sake?"  "Yes���������yes,  I  understood."  Tliere was a dead silence for a moment, broken only by the rumble of a  farmer's wagon in the lane and     tlie  ceaseless    song of  the  birds  in     the  bright sunshine.  "Woll, now," said the coroner coax-  ingly, "will you tell tire jury what it  meant?"  "The last few years���������the last few-  years have been \lt,v rrnliaTiT>yT''-,l'lio~  girl's voice faltered, and she was iir  tears.  "From what reason?" asked the  coroner'. "A\hy have they been unhappy?"  "Ilocause my-mother has given wny  lo drink."  FAST ffllBRAPMC WORK  SIXTY   WORDS    A   MINUTE  THE P.ECORD.  I������Ir.  IS  Andrew  ,   Carnegie's     Grcstt  Interest in the Railway  Operators.  Many years ago, when he counted  his fortuno by cents instead of by  millions, Mr. Andrew Carnegie was tv  telegraphist iri" orre of the big 'American cities. He was an expert operator, and always evinced the keenest  interest in the friendly compel iI ions  which occasionally took place " between rival telegraphists throughout  tho country, arrd there wero fow who  could beat hiru nt despatching or  receiving  a-message.  Ho is said to have declared at this  early period that if ever he becanio  a rich man ho would encourage both'  speed and accuracy in telegraphy by  founding a prize whicli should bo  fought for by. the best operators in  tho country. In fulfilment of that  promise ho inaugurated twenty years  ago, the Carnegie Hold Medal valued ut S500, together with n cash  prizo of .$300, which should bo  awarded to tho operator who proved  himself to be the best telegraphist of  tlio year. Mr. Carnegie still continues to take the keenest interest in  tho affair, anil, whenever possible, is  present at tho minimi meeting of  competitive telegraphists.  SOME FAST WORK.  Tho contest which always attracts  widespread interest among the general public ns woll as Hiose connected with telegraphy, was held last  yenr at the National -Export. Exposition Building. Philadelphia, when  n great number of operators from  all parts of tho States presented  themselves ns claimants for the Carnegie medal. Mr. F. M. McClintic.  of Pallas, Texas, who won lire medal  the previous year, was present to  defend his title, brrt as it turned  out he wns badly beaten, though his  performance of J002 still remains a  remarkable one. Mr. McClintic then  succeeded irr sending 51 7 \\oids iir ten  minutes, and receiving 500 words in  the same space of timo���������a marvellous performance which can, perhaps, bo better appreciated by those  who aro familiar with tho science of  telegraphy.  Tho contests, which look place on.  tho 30th and 31st October la.st, attracted more than tho ordinary number of interested spectators, and it  had been hoped that Mr. Edison  would have bcon present, but as ho  was not in the best of health he sont  liis regrets, together witli a substantial contribution to tlie prizo  fund.  RULES  OF   CONTEST.  the secretary    -*ft'.  umbrella ?*'  "Answer me. You must. What  has become of your ring ?"  'T'm sore I don't know what ho  did with it. after I serrt it back to  him."  "Then you're  not  .Silence.  You're  free?'  "I.ilv,   guess  II.  what  I'm  going     to  do."  "l'on't you dare ! Remember, you  said when we parted that you would  never forgive me for- flirting with  Wilfred. That':; why 1 grew reckless nml engaged myself to him.  Thai's  why "  "Hang Wilfred ! I'm about, to kiss  the tip or* the prettiest ear in London !"  "If you do I'll never forrrive yon.  Resides, they can see us plainly rrom  Park   Lane."  Wherr such a. message i.s received  the decipher first divides tho numerals into groups of five and then sets  to work upon t.herrr with the. code  dictionary. In the latter all tiro  different arrangements aro given in  progressive order, beginning at,  "00001" nnd going on to "00090,"  and tho solution to any group may  thus be found in ten seconds, or as  quickly a.s a. word could be. found in  an ordinary dictionary.  Of course, the diplomat, who writes  the despatch in the first, instance has i  the   counter-part   of   this   flic.tionarv  that  is,  one  in  which nil   the    words! a good   thrashing,  you  swine!  to resign, or have been placed on  half-pay.  Here is another incident, which  shows to what a pitiful state of demoralization tl.e German military service must havo sunk in this garrison  town  of  Forbech:  " 'What hove I ordered you to do,  you swine?' the lieutenant roared at  his servant.  " 'That f should let no one in tin-  announced,' he answered timidly. 'Jlut  the woman pushed by me. and I could  not  prevent her entering.'  " 'Take your     carcase  away,     you  lazy brute!     Let    no  one  in     before  I asking  rne.     If yorr do,  I'll  give   yorr  are given in alphabetical order and  the code figures attached tf) lhem.  Tho number of possible arrangements is infinitely greater than tlie  words to be found in any language,  and lest a key should at'any time  get into the wrong hands the code  figures are constantly changed.  Then he struck Roese in tlie face  with bolh hands, opened tlie. door,  and licked him out."  'I'he Vi .Vy officers use their hands to  their inferiors is. happily, n thing  which would not be possible in our  Army, (.'erlnlnly no oflicer could  beliuve  tlrat  such  conduct  could  keep  interpretations in alphabetical order  so that readers may be able lo refer  to them readily."  Listen to the first few visions,Jt  interprets :'.-������������������-���������.''���������  "Abyss���������To dream that you are  falling into an abyss signifes loss of  business,, to the sick, death. Policy  numbers' to be gambled upon���������11,  14,  00,  70.  ��������� 'Acquaintance���������To drerrro that you  fight, with hira means that you will  soon receive, good news nnd will be  fortunate."  MA S Y   CONTI!'A BI CT K>N H.  That's what one book says about, a  fill wilh n. friend, but two others lying near it. nr.noi.nce in equally positive terms (hat a quarrel wilh an ne-  C|Uiiiiitance menus "loss of business  and early destruction."  This eonl rri'dicl ion. one would  think, would prove annoying lo I hose  consult ing these oracles unless they  pick out one volume as Iho only oi'i-  jjirral  source of    knowledge and    pin  In one part of "all the Itussras,'*  the province of Ukraine, it is always leap year as far us the female  privilege of proposing i.s concerned. Tt  is said to be customary there, when  a yiiuni* wemnn i'i'"'''.1 in love with a  ni".|., for her to go to his 'father's  house, and lu tho most lender and  pathetic manner plead with the  young rnnri to fake 'her as Iris wife.'  She promises the most -submissive  obedience to his will if he will but  accept her, Tf the young man srrys:  "1 beg that you will excuse mo fronr  this," she tells hiru I ha I, she. is resolved not- lo depart until lie shall  promise to take Iter for better- or  worse. She accordingly takes up  her abode there and remains until he j  ls wooed mid won or until he. ends  l.ho siege by fleeing to parts unknown.  A  QUESTION  OF   CAPACITY.  Intoxicated Husband (to angry  wife)���������Whash marrer, m'lovc; why  do you look so cross? Yer n" offended  wi'   ver  littlo  Hilly,  are you?  Angry Wife���������-,IJllIy! Littlo Billy, indeed! You arc no Hilly���������you are a  bucket.,  n. kcroscric-tin,  a tank.  A capitalist will respect you more  if you try to borrow $8,000 than if  yoii  ask for only ������5.  FURTHER FACTS PROM IS'Rl).  Tho lad's father was asked only a  fe\v_ questions. He identified the  body as that of his wife, (leorgina,  Rodgov������������������*. and gave her ugo ns forty-  two years.  "I was away when this occurred',"  lie said quietly.  Sir. F. Low, K.C 'appeared to  watch the inquiry for tiro .father, anil  on the lad's behalf, too, and he told  the coroner- that the family would  throw further light upon the case at  a later stage, but that .at present  they preferred to keep silent.  Dr. Octavius Roberts Eniiion stated  that when called'to tho Cables he  found Mrs. Rodgers dead in the. hall,  witli a wound in her neck. The bullet  liad passed in til the left side nnd out  ill the right, and liad struck the  mantelpiece; and the wall. When the  bullet was produced in'court a tiny  piece of the wallpaper was still adhering to it.       ���������  There ���������were traces of blood from an  armchair in which Miss Winifred Rodgers had left lier mother sitting after  dinner to the liall whore she fell and  died.  Even after the death young Frank  was solicitous about liis mother, for  he asked Dr. Ennion:  "Did my mother suffer any pain?"  The doctor did not tell the court  wljat liis answer was, if any, but he  slated that thero were no other marks  of violence about the body. Fronr  tho position of the wound it wns  very improbable that it was self-inflicted,  hc said*  ,, In  a letter    to  Edison declared that every country  should hold an annual competition  on the same linos as that established  by Mr. Carnegie, though hc considered that tho medal should bc accompanied .by a money prize of at  least ������1,000, as tliis would better-  tend to develop tho best telegrapher  of tho year. _  In presenting himself to defend his  titlo to champion telegraphist of the  United Stntes, Mr. McClintic feared  only-one rival, viz., Mr. W. Gibson,  an operator whose remarkable achievements during the last year irail  been the subject of numerous paragraphs in tho leading papers tlirough  out thc country. The contest, from  its inauguration, has consisted of  sending and receiving twenty-five average messages nnd 500 words of  press matter, and lust year was no  exception to the rule.  The contest for tho Carnegie medal  took place on the second day, the  competitors being twelve in number.  Mr. Gibson, who was first favorite  in the betting, succeeded in despatching his twcnly-fivo messages in 13  minutes 4.9 seconds with only ono  error. His 500 words of press mat-  tor he despatched in 9 minutes wilh  two errors. In receiving n like  number of messages he made five  errors, but his press matter was absolutely perfect.  Mr. McClintic was neither so (prick  nor so accurate in despatching his  messages, taking 14 minutes 10 seconds, while his number of mistakes  amounted to five. In the press matter, however, he was twenty seconds  quicker than his opponent, but his  errors were twelve. Iu receiving he  had a-sim ilnr~" n umbcr-of "mistakes:  Another operator who wns from.  Philadelphia, Mr. Harvey Williams,  whom Mr. McClintic scarcely looked  upon ns a rival, made a better record than the cx-chnmpion nnd t.e-  curcd lho second prize, valuo Sl.'O.  STRANGER'S FEATS.  Mr. William M. Gibson, who is now  the best all-round telegrapher in the  Stntes, and perhaps the world, is a  Canadian, and this is the second occasion on which he has won the Carnegie modal, his former success dating back to 1808, when-the contest  was held in Now York., ������  In 1898, when tire contest was held  in Madison '-Square Garden, New  York, Mr. Gibson had as his rival a  telegraphist, who came from a small  town in Connecticut, and of whose  expertness ns an operator no one '  seemed to have heard. ,    ,       .  His name, was; Pollock, and. when  ho took? his. placo. at the key-board,  no one gave him even a glance, and  it was evident that there \vns nobody present who took. any in ter'est  in his performance.: But as soon.as :  the coutest -began Pollock settled  down quietly to w-6'rk, and. to tlio  amazement'of the judges, started off  with a speed that can have averaged  but little less thaai sixty words a  minute, which ho_. succeeded in keeping up until the close of the contest,  'despatching his 500 words in a few  seconds under nine minutes.  This remarkable' speed astounded  both judges and competitors, and,  though thore were some present, who  declared that Pollock's performance  was of the "freak" order and of little commercial value, lie was awa_i'(J-  ed tlie prize. At the close of lire  day's contest Pollock-'di.sappcaret.'-.ns  quietly as lie had come, nnd never *"*  again presented himself to defend  his rightful title to champion telegrapher of.the United Slates.  [g������~jj  ���������ysSKJ^r-i^TS-:,:::.'-::.;  rsZrr,tr.agie.rss-.-.rs-;{,.rar:T'".  r i .:���������-: haui.aj :^ga-roTa!rgffTOp.TwviLuKutygsyi^  ���������HUHHi .*>&  / S'  ���������:������������������:������������������:���������*���������:���������*���������:������������������  '���������><������������������>���������>���������>���������*>���������>������������������>������������������>  DIET  IN  DIABETES.  Suitable diet, i.s considered ns important a fuctor in the treatment of  diabetes ns is the administration of  flings. The fact has been for some  timo recognized by tho medical profession, says the Medical Record,  that abstinence from all articles of  food which.may bo converted into  glucose, causes iv markctl decrease in  tho quantity of glucose in a diabetic  Pitt/out's, utrliio, and in every respect  tends t-> nn improvement in the condition ol the majority, ot those  nlllictcd  wilh diabetes.  Sir >Inines Sawyer, of I'.irminghum  in tho .British Medical Journal,  points out that until the researches  of Mosse tu*o years ago, it was thc  therapeutic rule, to withhold potato:::, in si'tcharinc diabetes. "Ailo-si's  researches led liim to conclude that  p.?..atocs, far from being harmful,  form a useful and benetlciitl fcod in  glycosuria, nnd that they are capable  of being substituted for ordinary  when ten bread in daily proportions  sufiicient to maintain the alimentary  ratio���������that is to say, in the proportion of two and oi'v-hnlf to three of  potatoes for one of bread. Mosse  found that a daily ingestion of potatoes iii cpinntities of from J 000  to 3500 grams caused, roughly, from  2 pounds to 3 pounds avoirdupois  diminution   of  tlio  glycosuria,     qirick  . relief of thirst, and general improvement in the patient. The reason for  thi.s beneficial action of potatoes in  the feeding of diabetic persons is,  according -to Mosse, because thc  salts contained in potatoes are chiefly those of potash, and potash exerts a retarding influence on the progress'of diabetes.  Sir James Sawyer states that his  own.experience in practice during thc  past two years is confirmatory of  Mosse's  conclusions,  and  hc goes  on  -lo declare that in his opiraon the  beneficial results of Mosse's discovery and  teaching    as  to  the. use    of  - potatoes as a food in diabetes might  well be. carried much further in tho  dietetics of diabetics, than in merely  thc free allowance of properly cooked  potatoes in a dietary. The writer  proposes that the therapeutic difficulty as to the prohibition of ordinary bread for a diabetic may be met  advantageously by making bread,  cakes, and biscuits for diabetics by  using the "flour" of properly cooked  potatoes instead of- the flour of  grain. Sawyer's dietary for diabetics is as follows : Slay cat. butcher's  meat of ali kinds, excepting liver,  pork, ham, bacon, poultry, game,  potatoes steamed in their "skins."  Fish. oysters, crabs, lobsters, animal soups, not thickened excepting  by potatoes, mutton broth, beef-tea.  Drnn and potato bread or biscuits,  potato cakes, eggs, cream, butter  cheese, greens, watercress, mustard  and cress, lettuce, mushrooms, nuts,  jelly or cuslnrd, unsweetened.  Mny not cat any bread or biscuits  but those made of bran and potato,  sugar, asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower,-     carrots,     parsnips,     French  - beans, peas, turnips, arrow root,  macraoni, rice, sago, tapioca, -vermicelli, pastry, excepting potato  cakes, puddings, fruit, fresh and preserved.  May drink water, tea, coffee, soda-  water, claret, hock, spirits and water,* unsweetened: bitter ale, very  sparingly; milk, very sparingly.  May not drink' cocoa, cholate,  champagne, porter, stout, homemade wines, liquors, cider', sweet  wines and ale.  At one time the diabetic was greatly restricted in diet, but owing to  the now views, promulgated first by  Mosso, the sufferer froni tho disease  hns a wide choise of food and need  rro longer live a lifo of rigid self-  deiiinl. This more generous regime  of living is to his physical advantage.  DESPONDENT  WOMEN".  Find Hew Health in the.Use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills.  A fow years ngo Mrs. James R.  Stuart, of Thorold, Ont., who is  well known to most of tho ���������esidonts  of that town, found, hcr health severely shattered us tho result of on  attack of anaemia, As told practically in her own.words, Mrs. Stuart  says : "My blood was turned almost  to waler; I suffered from nerve racking headaches, and the least exertion would cause my heart to palpitate so violently as to render mo almost breathless. I wasted away in  flesh nnd often was so weak tlint I  could not walk about. .1 wns under  tlte caro of n good doctor, but as 1  was not getting better, I grow melancholy and despondent, nrrd felt I  ivas becoming a hopeless invalid. At  this stage 1 was advised to use Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills and I began  taking them, thinking it, would bo a  miracle if tliey ever helped mo. To  my great gratification when I had  been using the pills less thnn a  month .1 found my health improving.  I used about a dozen boxes in all  and found myself enjoying once morc  the blessing of good health. I had  been reduced to almost a skelton in  appearance, and while taking the  pills gained over twenty pounds in  weight. I gratefully recommend the  pills lo other ailing women."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills nre thc  greatest ��������� blood builder nrrd nerve  tonic known to medical science.  Through their use palo cheeks are  made rosy, dull eyes made bright,  rind thin wasted figures made plump.  Every dose makes new, rich red  blood' that drives out disease ond  strengthens every organ in thc body.  You can got these pills from any  dearer in medicino, or by mail postpaid, at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 by writing tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  ENGLAND'S EAT PLAGUE  NUMEROUS IN LONDON  '      AND SEWERS.  FUUID WHAT HE  f AS LOOKIM FOR  Tho     Animal     Came   From   China  With tho Growth of Eastern Trade.  ROBS WAR OF HORROR.  Hungarian Invents  a Gas-Charged  Shell.  NEVER EAT UNLESS HUNGRY.  A prolific cause, of chronic indigestion is eating from habit, arrd * simply becausc.it is meal-time .tkI others are-eating. 'Po eat when not  hungry is to cat without relish, and  ���������food-taken -without���������relish���������is-.���������worse  than wasted. Without relish tho  salivary glands do not act, the gastric fluids arc not freely secreted,  and tho best of foods will not bo  digested. Many perfectly harmless  dishes are severely condemned for no  other reason than tliey * wero eaten  pci-fcnclorily and without relish and  duo insalivation.  Hunger makes tlie plainest foods  enjoyable. Jt causes vigorous secretion and outpouring of all the digestive fluids���������the sources of plynlin,  pepsin, trypsin, etc., without a "plentiful supply of whicli no foods can bo  perfectly digested.  Wait for an appetite if it takes a  week. 'Fasting is one of the saving  graces. ,lt has a spiritual significance only ythrougli its great physical and physiologic importance. If  breakfast is a bore or lunch "a nmt-  .tei; of indifference cut one. or, both  "of tliem-out. Wait for distinct and  unmistakable hunger���������and therr, eat  slowly. . If you do this yoii need  ask fow questions as .to tho propriety  nnd digestibility of wlrat yorr oat,  and it need not be prcdigesled !  At last it lias been discovered how  to make a. military omelet without  breaking the eggs. Hereafter war  mny be bloodless; ship's companies,  battalions, whole armies may bc placed hors-de-combat, but only temporarily. In tho middle of the wildest  charge squadrons of cavalry may bo  reduced from a stato of heroic fury  to beatific anaesthesia, and may instantly be precipitated, in most regular formation, into peaceful slumber.  In a word, a Hungarian genius has  invented a shell which, on bursting,  liberates a gas warranted to stupefy-  all who breathe it without causing  any permanent or serious effect.  When such a soporific shell bursts  and awak'c, perhaps, to find themselves prisoners  in  a hostile port.  Lot a number of such shell explode  ovor a fortress and not the fortress  but the garrison will fall���������into coma.  Scientifically speaking, it is entirely'possible that this gas-charged shell  will do all that its inventor claims.  He is now in communication witli the  Japanese government, so it is not  improbable that Tort Arthur and  Vladivostok may bo as quiet soon as  tlie palace ot tlie Sleeping Deauty.  The inventor's Hungarian-hatred of  Russia, dating back to 1848, prevented him from approaching the  czar, to whose, pacific ideas such a  humane shell would strongly appeal.  Of course, such a shell would revolutionize warfare. Tho hospital  corps would become the most important branch of the service, and  would need to be enormously increased in order that prostrated combatants could be removed from the field  and' restored to consciousness.  Thc next Hague convention would  have to agree that all who wero asphyxiated by this gas should consider  themselves dead until tho war ended.  And what would happen whon opposing artilleries employed tho won-  derfui shell? Each side would surely i  increase the charges of gas until  somo would bo killed by an overdose  of it. . Thus tho shell's beneficent purposo would bo defeated.-  FOR JAPANESE SOLDIERS.  Rico and dried fish is tho uniform  food of the Japanese army irr campaigning times. This is tho way in  .which tlio rice is cooked. II, is boiled until qtiito thick and glutinous.  Next it is placed on a ceramic slab,  rolled out, nnd cut into squares. Tiro  squares nro then placed in the sun to  dry and often turned. When hard as  sea biscuit and greatly reduced iir  weight, they can Ire stored. A certain number nro allowed each ilny to  the soldier. All ho lias to do is to  bi'f-ivk up a square In boiling Water  nnd lo add tho dried flsh. In a few  minutes ho has what seems to .him  a delicious thick soup.' If ho cannot'  procure bollinK water lie simply eats  his rico enke Wry. ? Tn tho fni it season ho substitutes fruit, when lie can  obtain it, for tho fish.  ROSY;   HEARTY   CHILDREN.  ~ir_yoti~w������iiit���������to~"kcep your littlc'  ones rosy, hearty and full of lifo givo  them Baby's Own Tablets thc moment they show signs of being out of  order in any way. This medicine  cures all forms of stomach and bowel  troubles, breaks up colds, prevents  croup, destroys worms, allays teething irritation, and gives the little  onefi sound, natural sleep. No child  objects to taking the 'Tablets and  the mother has a guarantee that  tliey ��������� contain no opiate or harmful  drug. No other medicino for little  otrcs gives this guarantee. Mrs. Geo.  Campbell, Killarney, Man., who has  had much experience says :���������"I find  Baby's Own 'Tablets a line medicine  tor ' children., They arc prompt in  relieving littlo ills and gentle in their  action." All medicine dealers sell  those Tablets or you can got. them  by mail at 25 cents a box b.v writing Tlm Dr. -Williams-Medicine Co.,  Urockvillo,  Ont.  A   MUTUAL' MISTAKE.  Two ladies stood on tire doorstep of  a friend's house waiting for admission, and they became very impatient at the delay.  "It's very odd to be kept waiting  at Mrs. Hurley's," said one. "The  door is usually opened so promptly."  "So it is.    I'm getting very tired."  "I wonder if ther* is absolutely no  orre  iu  the house?"  "Of course thero aro people in.  We'll  ring again."  "Yoir rang before,  didn't you?"  "Why,  no.    I thought you rang?"  "Well, T wns sure, yorr rr.rig. How  ridiculous!"**  "Yes,   isn't it?"  Then one of tlrem rang, nnd tlie  door was opened.  The Cook��������� "Would ye mind giving  mo a recommendation, ma'am?" The  Mistress���������"Why, you liave only just  come:-'' -"But ye may' not want to  ftivo mo wan whcnl nm'leaving."-  'i'he "whiskered vermin race" hns  been far too prominent in Britain of  lale. The Inconvenience, the havoc,  arrd alarm it. has created by appearing in hungry hordes and overrunning the humus of men in nil parts of  tire country, is n tale that has boon  told often enough during recent  months.'  What can be said on behalf of the  most universally animal on lire face  of tho earth v lie i.s an agile and  graceful creature, skilful in many  ways, full of resources, intelligent, a  useful scavenger when he can bo kept  to thnt employment, full of complacent happiness, and desperately  plucky. Whon living undisturbed in  his own haunts tho rat is an nlfec-  tionate parent and comrade. Catch  sight of n rut sitting at peace on  hi.s haunches, smoothing his whiskers  nnd il i.s a pretty spectacle. He is  said to bo cleanly in his personal  habits, although ho is always at  homo in the sowers.  His savago disposition is without  doubt the result of the centuries of  hunting of which he has been "thc  victim. Ho was never popular, and  has, therefore, always boon hunted.  Ono wonder's what, hc might have  heen had ho ever been given -a chance.  IMPORTED RAT.  It is tlio brown rat which plagues  England to-day. Tho old English  blnck rat, a smaller and more elegant rodent, far less fierce and harmful, has been almost annihilated by.  his own brother.  The black rat was introduced into  England in tho middle ages, coming  from the east In ships. He is the  ancestor of all the fancy rats kept  largely now as pets. Thc brown rat  also camo from the oast���������from western Chinn, to be precise. He gradually spread over Europe, and in  17!*0 lie first appeared in England,  having been conveyed on ships sailing from the Baltic. He has now  over-run Great Britain* nnd boen  taken further westward by ships to  America, irr. parts of which'continent  lie abounds by the million. On one  Jamaica sugar plantation 30,000  rats have been destroyed in a year.  OMNIVOROUS DIET.  A-rat's diet is omnivorous. 'Nothing seems to come ' amiss to him.  Possibly this is-thc result of-his being continually hunted from place  to placo and time and again driven  by stress of hunger to eat anything  that his teeth can surmount. He is  always working havoc in game plantations and poultry farms, destroying eggs, and eating the young-  birds. Ho has been known to gnaw  holes in the bodies of fat pigs, and  destroy the soles of elephants' feet.  Tho London docks have -always  been a favorite haunt of the rodents.  Over 5,000 have been killed in a  month by the official rat-catcher.  Formerly these rots were taken out  alive and sold to dog owners for  sporting purposes. Happily this has  now  been  stopped.  The carcases of these rats have  boon found to contain germs of bubonic plague. A " penalty of 510  hangs ovcr the head of any person  who takes away a live rat. The  carcases are collected every morning  and'cremated on the quayside in the  presence of an  official.  HARD  FIGHTERS.  The  sewers    of   London  were  onco  swarming with the rodents, and   thc  sewer men were in thc habit of making large   incomes   by catching,   the  rats  and     selling   them for  sporting  purposes,at 75 cents a dozen.     Many  a grim encounter did these men havc_  in  blind underground passages   when"  several  rats were    brought to     bay,  nnd  it  required  no  small  amount  of  pluck to seize tho savage vermin.  When driven to extremity there is  scarcely a 'fiercer animal existing  than the brown rat. He is also a  serious danger, for a-bite from the  garbago-poisonc-d teeth of a rat has  often meant death within a few  hours. A desperate rat will sometimes daunt tlie stoutest bull-terrier,  and many a splendid dog has died  from a rat bite.  ���������In-severe -extremity��������� a- hunted���������rat-  will-    sham    death,    and bc left    for  dead  in  the gutter.      But,  when   all  is quiet, he will recover himself,   and  move awny ns fast ns possible.  Tlio very worst that a rat can do  is in attacking human beings.  Tramps lying by the roadside or in  brick-yards in country places, have  been killed by thc rodents, and- only  too often havo hungry-pressed rats  attacked infants in their cradles,  sometimes killing them.  SOME GOOD POINTS.  As for the good in him, there arc  many true stories. His intelligence  has been seen often. Perhaps the  host-known instance is that of thc  rats which, robbing a poultry yard,  could conceive of no better way of  carrying off the eggs than by. getting one of their number to lie on his  back and. clasp the eggs on his sto-  mach. . -.Then several rats pulled  their .recumbent brother's tail, while  others pushed his. shoulders. Thus  egg after egg* was safely hidden in  their, burrow.  A rat has been known to cross a  swollen torrent in Scotland seated"  on a swan's bnck. Other rats havo  made friends with dogs, and fed  often from the same plattnr. Whon  the dogs were absent, they would  never feed, knowing that the presence of,tl*.eir canine friends meant  safety.  '  Although when driven desperate  with hunger they will decour one another, in time of plenty their affection is nlmost human.  A Sussex clergyman has told how  he saw a number of rats migrating  from one district to another, and in  thc middle of lhe company an old  blind rat with a twig iir his mouth,  by whicli he was being safely led by  a* younger rodent. Instances of  rats lending blind comrades by . the  cars to feeding places. and-placing  food close to their muzzles, have  been observed more than once, This  is more than many human beings  will do for'their weaker brethren.   ���������  A  COMPLETE  CURE  FOR BLADDER TROUBLES IN DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS.  James Atwell Tried Other Medicines and Bandages, but they  Failed���������Dodd's * Kidney Pills  Didn't.  Cnmpbellford. Ont., May 22���������  (Special)���������"I had Lumbago and Bladder Trouble for years. 1 could get  no relief till I tried Dodd's Kidney  I'ills  und  they  cured  me."  This is the statement of James Atwell of this place, and nil his neighbors know it to bc true. S-'enking  further of his euro Air. Atwell says:���������  "For five months of the time the  pains in my bladder were very severe  and in passing my urine would liurt  mo so as to almost cause tears to  come to my eyes.  "I used other pills nnd got no relief. I usod u bandage and got no  relief. Dodd's Kidney Pills cured me  completely and  permanently."  All bladder diseases nre. caused by  disordered kidneys. There i.s just  one natural wny to curo them���������by  curing tho kidneys with Dodd's Kidney Tills.   ������   WORTH BIG FORTUNES.  Priceless  Autographs  That  Repose  in London  Safes.  Somo of the finest and most valuable collections of autographs in thc  world lie in no less prosaic places  than tho safes of old-established  banking firms, tho signatures in question being either in the form of receipts for money or thoso mado in  special books for guidance and purposes of comparison at the banks in  qrrostion.  In at least two cases in London  those autographs are absolutely priceless, for thoy extend back for nearly  200 years, ancl they comprise specimens of the handwriting of c\cry  British monarch during tliat timo, oi  many foreign potentates, ancl of nearly every distinguished man, whether  in war, commerce, statesmanship or  art. For purposes of comparison even now theso ��������� old-time bank autographs aro said to bc absolutely invaluable, for it must bo recollected  that these signatures are tlie very  private and, so to say; hall-marked  autographs of their writers, having  attached to them secret marks known  "only to the writer nnd to the bank;  and wlien saleroom forgeries in tho  way of autographs are offered now,  these often faded writings arc as  precious as when they were made, to  obviate bank forgeries, in times long  past.  Only quite recently, a small tradesman of Portsmouth happened to look  through, a lot. of what he had always  been told by his parents was old lumber. Tin's tradesman's great-grandfather had been a purser on various  British war vessels during the Napoleonic wars, one of the ships of which  he sorved^having fought at Trafalgar  with himself aboard as purser. Most  of the old lumber in question was  found to relate to this ancestor, and  among it were scores of receipts and  other documents written by Nelson,  Collingwood and many other naval  heroes of those days. One particular  batch of tliis old lumber was sold  within a few wecE's of its discovery  for ������50. In one account book alone  were scores of naval autograph's of  thc greatest interest and value.  Sunlight Soap will not injure  your blankets or harden them. It  will make them soft, white and  fleecy.  7B  jfel  W-^Ji^ J'fLo-u.M' &&iftL<u>6 $e/ -digs  SAVED HER BABY.  Incident in An English Zoological  Park.  Tho hippopotamus is not generally  credited with great intellectual power, but it seems from tho following  incident that" somewhere in that  mass of flesh and fat resides a brain  prompt to act when necessity demands. For several weeks tho wonder" nnd .delight of nn Knglish zoological park was a baby hippopotamus,  which was named Guy Fnwkos because ils birthday fell upon thc fifth  of November. . .       .   Tho  young  hippoplfumrs  about tho size of a bncon pig, of a  pinkish slate-color, nnd ns playful ns  u kitten. It was only thrcii days  old when, ns tho superintendent of  the "zoo" was watching tho little  fellow's antics, it dived to the bottom and did not rise. The grown  animals never remain under water  much, longer than three minutes; so  as time went on nnd no baby reappeared tlie superintendent became  alarmed.  When twenty minutes had elapsed  he gave orders that the water bo  drawn from the tank to recover tho  body of what ho felt sure was a dead  baby hippopotamus. As the plug  was being removed young Guy  Fawkes appeared, shaking liis funny  little horse-like cars, and wearing a  hippopotamic grin, which seemed to  say, "Don't be frightened;-I'm all  right. You don't know all about  me yet." The young animals have  a great power of remaining under  wnter, which they lose as thoy increase in years.  Tho next timo baby went, to the  bottom, howevor, __ivas not so much  of a joke. Ho tried to climb up tho  side of the tank in which there were  no stops. He fell back again and  again, until ho sunk exhausted. The  keepers were gathered about tho tank  in great anxiety, but unable to help.  The mother, however, hurried to her  baby with all hcr clumsy haste. She  dived, put her broad nose under Guy  Fawkes, shoveled him up, nnd held  him above the surface until he had  recovered his breath and was rested.  It was nearly half an hour beforo  the little fellow was able to mako  another attempt. Then ho made a  huge effort, Jlnma -Hippopotamus  gavo a big shove with her head, and  Master Guy Fawkes clambered triumphantly up the side of tho tank.   1   Beware of Ointments for Caiarrh  that Contain Msrcui-y.  as mercury will surely destroy tho sense  of smell and completely derange tiro  whole system when entering it through  tho mucous surfuccs. Such articles  ehould never be used except on proscriptions from reputable physicians, as  the damage Ihey will tlo is ten folil  to the good you can possibly derive  from thcm. Hall's Ualurrh Cure, manufactured l>y F. ,J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains no mercury, and is  taken internally, netillff directly upon  thc blood and mucous surfaces of *hc  system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Curo  bo sure you get the genuine. It is taken internally anil made ln Toledo,  Ohio, by- J..'. J. Clieuey & Co. Testimonials free.  Sold by Druggists. Price, 75c per  bottle.  Take Hall's Family I'ills for constipation.  A   CURIOUS  PLANT.  Thero Ls a plant in Chili, and. a  similar ono in Japan, called tho  "flower of the air." It is so called  because it appears to have no root,  and is never fixed to tlie earth'. Each  shoot produces two or three flowers  like a lily���������white, transparent, and  odoriferous. It is capable of being  transported 600 or 700 miles, and  vegetates as it travels suspended on  a twig.  /2^}ir&<?n>&e<3'-' -r&cd if sty&xs a#-Be- -ot/^f-  Potatoes, Poultry, Eggs, Butter, Apples  I-ot  us have your consignment  of   any of these articles and we will  get you   good  prices.  THE   DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO,   Limited  Cor. West Market anil Colborno 8te, TORONTO.  WOl.LD'S     FAlfC   ST.   LOUIS,   MO.  From April 25th to Doc. 1st, in"-  t'lusive, tho YVabash Railroad will  sell round trip tickets to the Great  World's Fair, St. Louis, at tho lowest one-wny first-class faro, good for  fifteen days, faro and a third; good  for thirty days, good either via Wabash direct lino or via Chicago, with  stop over privileges. Canadians going to this, the greatest of all Expositions, Ehould remember the great  Wabash lino is the shortest, quickest  and best route. Tho only line that  owns and controls its own rails direct to tho World's Fair gates. For  time-tables and descriptive World's  Fair folder, address any ticket agent,  or J. A. Tlichardson, District Passenger Agent, North-cast corner King  ond Yongc Streets. Toronto.  "Vou used to sing 'livery morn I  send you violets" beforo we weie married," said Juliet, with a sigh.  "Yes," answered llomeo; "but my  devotion has now talcen a more practical form. J2vcrv month I pay the  meat bill!"  AN- ISLAND  OF  BLACK   CATS.  One of the queerest corners of the  earth is Chatham Island, off the  coast of Kcuador. /This island lies  six hundred miles west of Guayaquil,  and tho equator runs directly  through it. Captain i'ciriniaii, who  pent to thc Galapagos group of islands to inquire into tho proper  grounding of a deep-sea cable, sto]>-  ped at Chatham Island, and says it  abounds in cats, every one of which  is black. These animals live in the  crevices of thc lava foundation near  tho coast, and subsist by catching  fish and crabs instead of rats and  mice. Other animals found on this  island are horses, cattle, flogs, goats  nnd chickens, all of which are perfectly wild.  Wife���������"Nearly timo to start house  cleaning." Husband���������"What a nuisance! Lot it go Oris year, can't  you?" "Impossible." "Well, I'll tell  you how to arrange it. Don't do  any cleaning���������we'll move."  Lover's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant Soap Powder is a boon to any  home. It disinfects and cleans at.  the  same   time.  Lawyer���������"What was tho thing that  led to your financial downfall? Yorr  Heerned to bo doing a good business."  Bankrupt���������"I was; but one day I  started orrt to see if I could borrow  somo monoy. I forrnd it so easy that  I  kept  on  borrowing."  Millard's Liniment foi sale everywhere  Mlnard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  Bookseller���������'''fioiv this, madam, is  the most popular book of tho ilay;  everybody is reading it." Mrs. Nur-  itch���������"I don't want notliin' that  everybody reads. Show me some-  thin' more exclusive."  Por Over Sixty Yenrs  Mir������. WiH-rrxiWHRaoTiiiKoSrin-r linn been ot*1 lit  v t'.Uunn ot wothtm ttir Ltici** ckilflrvn whilo Icmliiii^.  Il Bnolhen thu child, rnriciin Che giniitt. hHuj'h pain, enrol  wind ikiUu, rrfpilaUHtheitornacli anil liowcls, ami id tho  henl remedy for I'iivrrhairv. Twenty-live ernls a botlto  Sold hjrdrufriflnta thnmchout the world. Bc mire and  crk for "Mrtb. Winhloiv'.h Sootuxko .Svnrn.."   -i.'-OI  BAD   DREAMS.  Indicate      Improper  Diet,   Usually  Due to  Coffee.  One of tlio common symptoms of  colTeo poisoning is tlio bad dreams  that spoil what should be restful  sleep. A man who found tlio. reason  says: .  "Formerly T was a slave to coffee.  I was like a morphine fiend, could  not sleep nt night, would roll nml  toss in my bod and wlien I did get  to sleep was disturbed b.v dreams ami  hobgoblins, would wake up with  headaches and feci bad nil day, so  nervous I could not attend to business. My writing looked liko bird  tracks, l'hnd sour belchings from the  stomach, indigestion, heartburn aird  palpitation of tho heart, constipation,  irrcgulurity of tho kidneys, etc.  "Indeed, i began to feel I hnd all  thc troubles that liunian flesh could  suffer, biit whon a friend advised mo  to leave off coffee 1 felt as if Ho had  insulted me. I could not bear the  idea, it liad such a hold on me and  I refused to believe it tho cause.  "But it turned out that no advice  was ovcr given at a more needed  timo for I finally consented lo_. try  Postum, and with the going of coffee  and the coming of Post urn nil my  troubles have gono and health has  returned. I eat and sleep well now,  nerves steadied down, and I writo a  fair Hand (as you can see), can attend to business again and rejoice  that I am free from the monster  Coffee." Name given by Postum Co.,  Battle Creek,  Ali ii  Ten 'days trial of Postum in place  of coffee ' will bring sound, restful,  refreshing sleep. There's a reason.  ' Look in .'wirh package for tho famous little book, "The Bond to Well*  vilte."  "Life fo me," surd the vory young  man. '-was but a desert until I met  you." "Ah, that's why you dance  liko a camel," said his fair partner  in (ire waltz.  Mincfd's Liniment Cores Burns, etc.  Clara���������"Pa, that nice young fellow  Mr. Heed, is awfully fond of kissing." Bii.���������"How do you know thut,  you good-for-nothing girl?" Clara���������  "1  had it from his own lips, pa."  Rheumatism ��������� What's the  Cause?���������Where's tho Cure?���������Tin  active irritating cause of this most painful oi  diseases is poisonous uric acid in the blood.  South American Rheumatic Curo neutralizes thc acid poison. Relieves in 6 hours  wid cures in i to 3 days.���������go  A.   CIIANGI-: OF  OPINION.  "Pa, have���������have you seen Harold  since you told me ho was loo poor  to  think  of���������of marrying mc?"  "Ves, I ran across him nt the club  last evening. ' We got into conversation, nnd he struck me���������or "  "Struck  you!     Oli,   papa!"  "Struck me as unite an agreeable  young man. I understand his uncle  hns left him a hundred thousand dollars,  "  1IOHSI'.  SENS!-:.  The person who advertised for "A  man who speaks German and understand.* Horses" was satisfied witli the  wording of his advertisement untH the  first, applicant arrived.  "Veil." said the would-be stable-  man, soberly scratching Iris head,. "I  schpeaks Chairman nil riglidt, but I  dorr'il know dot I ran understand  dose horses. Vat langciuichos do toy  nchrM'iil.'.'"  Alfred A. Taylor, of Margnrcc.  snys: "One bottle of ��������� JM1NAIUVS  LINIMENT',, cured a swelling of tho  gamble joint, and save*! a horse  worth' JJ1.40.00'.."  Thos. W. .Payne, of Bathurst  saved the life of a valuable horse  that the Vet, had given up, with  a few bottles of MJNA'KD'S LIN'I-  MISNT.  Clerk���������"Please, sir, can I have a  week's vacation?" ."Employer���������  "What's wrong .witli you now?" Cleric  ���������"I'm going to get married." I5m-  ploycr���������"Now, yoii were awny a weelc  witli influenza and ten days with . a  sprained ankle. 1 declare there's always something going wrong with  yon,  Jones."  ���������iF  Worry wont cure a cough. When  you find a cough holding on���������  when everything elso has failed���������  try  &  ion  The Lung  Tonic  It is  guaranteed to cure.   If it  doesn't, we'll refund your money.  Prices: S. C. VTst.13 & Co. SOI  25c. 50o. Jl.' LcRoy, N.Y..Toronto. Can.  1���������28  Sudden   deaths   on  tho   in*>  cror.se.���������People apparently well and  happy to-day, to-morrow are striken down,  arid ia ninety-nine cases out of every hundred the heart is the C3USS. The king ol  heart remedies. Dr. Agnew's Cure for tho  Heart, is within reach cf all. It relieve*  in 30 minutes, acd cures most chroma  cases.���������91:  CAN YOU SAME HIM?  There is a man in our town wiio  thinks bo's wondrous wise, and when  tliere is an argument, bo's right thero |  to advise. Hut when there's labor to  be dono. this man with smile so  bland, looks wiser vet nnd^ shakes hi.s  head���������he  never lends  a liand.  Eifi.l-.ty Years Old ��������� Catarrh  Fifty Years. 13r. Agnew's Catarrhal  Powder cures hiin. Want any stronger evidence of the power of thia wonderful remedy  over this universal disease ? Want the truth  of the case confirmed ? Write George Lewis,  Shamokin, Pa. He says:���������'��������� I look upon  my cure as a miracle." It relieves ia tea  minutes.���������89  '���������There's one tiling that I can say.  about my daughter," said Mrs. Hawkins. "She has a fine disposition."  _lll.iv_n__y_o_ir_ kn_.y. 11 her to meet any  severe Tests?" ������������������Ves. tlie"way she  can sit down .-ml listen to herself  pluying -the piano shows that she  must havo extraordinary patience."  Suitor���������"Sir, you are, undoubtedly,  aware of the object of my visit?"  Father���������"I believe you des-hu to niafie  my daughter -happy. Do you really  mean it?" "Unquestionably." "Well,  don't marry her, then."  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff,  Mary.���������"I would never syrrecyc my  feet, out of shape." Jane���������"Oh, yes,  vou would, if j-ou were in my boots!"  OSTRACISM.  Toul Breath DissrustfnR- Dlscharcee, Bus to  Catarrh. Make thouaznds of People Objects of  Aversion. Or. Agriew'a Catarrtial Powder Eo.  Neves In to minutes.  Hon. George James, of Scranlon, ra.,  says: "1 have boen ������ martyr to Catarrh for twenty years, conytaiit liawk-  i������������ nnd dropping in the throat nnd  pain in the head, very, ofTcnsite breath.  I tr;e<l Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder.  Tne first application pave instant relief. After using a few bottlcb 1 was  cured. - 30  . Uso    Dr.     Atarnow'i    Heart   Cure   for    heari  stomach and   nerves.  An  admirable Food   o!  th.9  9  nutritious and Economical.  48���������21  FEATHER   DYEING  Cleanlec and Onr line *od Kid Olorej cleaned.   Tb-M-f  emu b������ Mai by -poti. le par ex. the btst place b  BRITISH   AMERICAN   DYEING CO.  UOBTRXAI.  AUTOMOBILE  UNDERWRITERS  The Winton Touring Car is appreciated by thc best informed because  built on7 correct mcchanic.il principles, of highest grade material:. An  a prospective automobile purchaser  you dare not, in full justice to yourself, take chances on an inferior  car. By presenting a car of such  imperial merit as is. the 1904  Winton, we become "automobile  underwriters"���������insuringyon against  risk or loss. Have you seen our  new catalog ?���������.-.'  Tbe Winton Motor Carriage Co  Cleveland. O.. U.S. A.  ?    Bcprcscsteif ln:tbe Dominion  *    of Canada by  THE AUTOMOBILE & SUPPLY CO  79 Kind SI., E.. Toronto. Ont.  Snb A-Icaotes In Chief  Dominion Cults  ISSUE JTO. Zi���������ti-1. Reliable Goods    I  At Good Va3tses |  "3 .  ������������TjiS  iSllil^J U&SSZSRl'.S'.  IT  |      I   At Gcod Values  scr.'ia?'.2������22^!������-;^rro-i"SiUL'r2i^^  .<<*?& i$  /3   *? rW '������?; SH" yC. ������ra, W(  w  ^1  ���������$'&���������'  '/-r'-y  ���������-We-  ���������?#  ���������*/Vv>  ���������7/y*?  ���������v-v-v-  ^   We are Preparing for Stock-Taking, and sn Coin's T.'jroush Our Stools f-ind Gi\tls a^.zl EjitSs TSiat Wo Hrwe Put Or. Cur Counters   ;(fg  ^ And /'S*s Offering at Loss Than syiarusfaciisrers' Prieeo.   TEcis scs a L"iC'iQj������Zj.yrrg Prists Srt-.o.  ^y^i^ax^r^rjj^tsr.v-i-'ri-^rv^ssi^-ii *������'*TKS**sr3-JiKr,iT'������wra.i;n'r&^ >  ���������.waarrsji-Tisj;:!  ���������-."-j: j--^iSorjcan-*^riiiSt3siircj=rea'--T^--3i  Dress Goods  All Wool Cashmere���������at  25c por yard  Muslims and Organdies  40c and   50c   jroocls���������at  15c to Clear  Pnrfiti  ������  In  Stupes ancl Checks��������� 11  -  11  36 inches wide���������at  7 cents  >r Yard  W omen's Dongola  Balbriggan  Regular   Price ii>2.oo.     Now $1.25  Anolliei    Bit*1   Cut      in    puces   on    \  Blouses Shu t Waists and  Skuts. S  5 ri a a 1:  i t!    ir������. i7 ' 13 /_**j. r^>'        w ������,7 t-vi-nj iV^ "ill -S*i FVC-"'  ������ Cij������.i_.''<ju J ���������*:^^ .,li K <t>l jjj* j**J?*S Lrv3>  h Rcsfiilai   Pi ico S2 00  j Wow St .GO  ���������'ipl****  i������4>o(tflcces9QO&o������oo9af'0049sci(i!3e9&oooi!ioeo6eecoiia������oaooi  TME MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS.  PAT. SEPT., .BOO.  6?. E5GW50?3 & OS.,  FUBKETURE DEALERS.  AQSfJTS   FOR   TME   "OSTGnMOOR"   MATTRESS  o  ocreaooeooeoooocooooaaooosaasooi  ^.w-,a������<i-..'������.'S*i"WS'ffiSi^^  .5  acres' ^liete^eari  Tliis Season's   Goods���������Must   make  room  for Fall  Goods.  Ni<_;ht Go*\ns        50c      Di.iucir. 2",c  .Skirls     . . .75c     Coisct Co\eis 25c  MUST   BE   CLEARED   OUT   TO  MAKE ROOM FOR FALL GOODS  '     .-/   "vi** u *0'*i  u     c>   mi u  sttf u  11   ta a*  i������ C������ctrS **  Re;alai   $2 50.       Now   Si.25    pei  Suit  I5o\s' S'li-t Waists.        Rcff. Si.00.  Now 75c each.  ,,  Gatored Shirts  Rcij11l.11 Puce $1.25.      Now 50c.  iWillitierf  ALL OUR TRIMMED MILLINERY  AT SALE   PRICES.  Sg-a33gBEiaK3g^a������gg^!SgS-g*3-'^^  Millinery and Dress  making Upstairs.  \ iZiU'meiy and Dress-  ma?iE53g- Upstairs.  -A'le  "'/ll  *.-*Vii_.  ���������'i'iV-  '^iS*  ',$?  jili/-  IfAIMffrf   m\  4IL.I.1 iiA-it dixL    tC'illl  I  Wo hnve a I.-ii-jjv. mnnhi'r nl' lines wliieli wu w.'Uil In rcilncu. Wo will give  j-oir rr yoi'il irisciiiinl cm .rnv ol*lhem. Wi- arc jfoinjr io riraki* onr Sliowrooins  coiirilili'ivibl-.- l.'irvfi*!' ;iir<l \v<r will K'v-; V011 ���������*'" kriuls ol' lompliny olTci's lo help  ns nruiH'ir our- slock in order lliril wu riiny carry oul our alluriilions. ASK  FOR DISCOUNT. " .        " "  John Eu Wood  -zmzj-i&ssisi3LZ:~i,&ii:  UlihoEstori:i{j  REVELSTOKE  FU^HiTUclE STORE  Picture Framing.  ^rr^7r'^T^^i^^v:K^xr^ TKSagri^T?  Film Pack  The very latest in Photography. A Film Pack Camera  has all the advantages of a  plate camera, none of its dis-  J .'adyaritag'es. arid is light .and  ��������� compact. Any plate'camera  o can be .adapted for., vise wit lr a  ���������J      Film Pack.    For sale'only at o  ��������� CANADA DRUG       5  * & BOOK GO. Ltd.    9  a .*  ******o������e*eo������ocoo������o������������*oooo  BORN.  IIlCtHl^���������Al   RuvUstoki     lrr'\   JTtli  to Mr. ami Mrs. T. Hughes,   ;is  son.  DIED.  Bkows���������At Kevelstolie, on SriUuiliiy  .Inly 23rd, Tiros. Allison Brown  aged 34 years  Farwell���������At Kevel-stoko,.'> on Satin*  di\, lnl\ JSiil Kobeit JiuiLC 1 <tt  well, iifrwl 47 yeai'**  LOCALISES  ��������� Always  lntsv���������^A"l]y ?     .Snrlas uooil  al Bews' Fountain  Only five week-s irror'e to Labor Day  and nothiiiK dqiie yet.  ���������"Wall   Papft   111   ailiiiic <U-l^n*.  it  I*. Howson's J������ri'iiitiu-e .Store  R  Srii-y. the is miking   ill11 itions  to  liis  tobacco store ami   will   install  pool tablo.  jMi*.s Lorr tt 1 C11 \ in uii\ecl in tin.  city 11st Moiril n c\(.nrri^ fnnrr Mirrne  ipc>Ii������, Minn  Mrs AV AI -1 Lwrenre ind Miss  Oi mt, left Tno-d i\ inoi uiiij, orr l  visit to fi icir la 111 A\ innipc^  A nnrtiri!*;  of  Hit   Bond  ol  '11 rile  c tiled loi Bloirdrn   i\oniii,j-  w rs  posi  polled ownik to lick of   i iitioiiurr  ���������Jlonsts lru inched on (In nr-t rlnrt nl  pl 111    it   llmwiiri   luirritirii    sti n  tlrrtstlrt   pl u 1   where  \onr  crrdrtrs  -rood.  Jloiiicnrlici      tbo    1kio**si������     11. it eb  I  Goldr 11   \s    Kp\oIstoki,    A\ cclm-il i\  ilteriroon ik \r    tl J  *0 \i    111 .   orr   tin  V--socritron ^totinds  Lo\(tsol thr di 11111 will bt ploisetl  to liear tliat'.' the Harold Nelson Coin-  p hia intcrrd \ siting RcvcKtoUi tin  1 ittcr curl ot Seiit^tnbci  Principal Millarhnssentahandsome  postal ciiril to each of the scholars  who were successful ill the high school  exainiir.-rtidn, a souvenir of the St.  Louis fair.  hand is the. i-csult of- many yours'  consideration and Irani work. Jt  claims to. do what other -".'systems  cannot, that is, enable pupils to write  full w'oi'dsstraig-iLaw'ay, aiirl to givo  proficiency:'in a time which is. hardly  sufficient  to  learn   the. rudiments . of.  Tho Hnr!Ald is pleased to announce  Ui-.it Mr.'.I.  D.   .Sibbald's condition' is  improved, and   Dr.   Gr.'iluiin   who   is  attending him,-has strong hopes  irowv; other 7.systi-nis..:    Without? ? oiitoriiiji  of bis ultinralc recovery. ;':���������;    | ',Uo the vexed.C|rieslipn of  the'.nit-rit.-  IX McCnvtv. is  oi-ecliiig rr. building ' fif.ililiVri;iit.s.ysteins. it suffices to "sny  next, to the Hrhaj.i) ofllct', ..where V.'ii tnat   tlie  *'20th  Oentury  .Shoi-lband'1  R  Brnivn will I'u-open Iris cigar stoi-o.  ������������������ JMcOo'y. Wil'  Drown irr tiie busirre;  hns  been   a.   .great   success'-.wherever  introduced, the tt?r'iciiiti^ rrot lining in  class;   but   individual,,/and   the  only  AV.. M. -Brown   leaves, hy.  flies, s. j text-book being a-nrodest iittleinanual  Vegetables  itA M  STRAWBERRIES  SS.S5 Orate of 24  FRESH BUTTE  Kicc Fust CIt.ss Ficsh  Buttor in One Pound Prints  Only 22^c. per lb  Si:\D  YOUR ORDERS  ���������TO���������  NcaUIRE ���������  Sahvicrs Arm,   B. C*  .rrryr-gTC\Trjr>TjMrr iiirjrxrt^t^irtvrrv^rr.t^rnrr._,,,^r'i  | O- <J* Wilkes  * mtxcHim&T &  BLACKSMITH  All   ICuids oi  .lobbing AA'oik  Doritf  P bew ing M it liinc s Cleaned and  f Pep in od  % ICc^s I ltted  on  the Slroitcst  ������ Notice  C  Opposite SaSvaiion   Army  I FIRST   STREET.  > A���������t nt   fui  M ism \ Hums    iru^qrit.s,  > A\ Ir^ullS    UHi   J III llllli^    'lll|llUllUlls  stoki;   toiuni'ivriv    inorrnirij  lot-!,  The  McCullouglvCreek where be will' look ! thaC   slips,  into .   tlie^ pocket  after matters alieetirrg the operations"! Inv,-n''nl's clill"r to qualify an ordinary  uf   tlie   iMcCuIloirKh Cn-t-k  Ifydvairlic j iirtelligent person ?at. tiro  end- of six  A111111 j jf <   i    ol   n li i lr   hi  is pic-ir-i nt  -Mr-.   '[Jrown   will    rui urn    in  'about rt  \\ 11 k  L  and .follow   an  weeks to   tri.ke;  noti  ordinary, speaker.  The system  originated   witb seven  reporters in London, who set to  work  or toil   their Heavy' labour  t   Kriil.-iy  night a  meeting was  '���������'   called for the purpose of reor-gaiiizinsr j ,.,., -.      ,  tbe Hovelstoke Baseball  Club,   which 1.    L1 ��������� ..-,-.  -^    ..      .   ,   . A ���������    ..        ���������   i wis   liold   in   ft-..-  <-:Mii"Mir.*������  r,,i,-,,.,.., ;rn traiiscriorrrg thoir notes  alter bard  letting is liomg put on the window-*'"*'*   "''"  '"   u  iu the jAlethodist chui'ch and   arrange  merits made to insure the  coinfoi-t  of  ilu(l Ki'c*--t  the worshippers on the Sabbath. t^iiF'lT'Jt'v   ",'" ''"'" \lli:':iJ',  ! a combinalion   of evevy svstem   tha-  * il-   lull   inKttil   ol   diri-ct'or-s.    ruid   iviui . ,  In tbe case of Dtichesnay vs. the  C. .ulditional ball players who  have  jMIt j i*-** be-en lnyc-ntcd  arrd  made known.  P. It.. His Ijordsbip Ulr. .Justice. Dntf, recently arrived   in   iht- city, should I 'X'ne good from every source lias  been  in    Ko     Srm tin -  toll >i i  Im  mi i tirru u is im 11 atunil  d'i>  .ru.* 't st   v a-   1 'ht n   b\     ill j i (  ;ui -i ���������!.       '1 ii*   ilub  <'(<,( d  lorting   in   thu  British . Houses, of  ;ds and CJonrrrions, and the result is  Potatoes, Canots, Turnips,  Beets, Cabbage, Cnuliflowct  Boets, Paisnips, etc.  Bb ck Cum ants, Red Cur-  laiits, White Ctniants antl  GoosebcrMcs.  Peiities   clcsnino    any of   the  iiho\c goods should apply to  ���������J. EV2ATCH,  Eilst (if C'.T.li.  Bupot  Jlevolstiikc, Ji. 0.   ..'  tyty ty tytytytytyty tytyty tytytyty fytytytytytytytyty*  ty  ������M3  irected tlie jtir-y to lii-ing a  ;'or the defendant company,  was done.  J adopted,  and   lhe  bad rejected.    Thii  charm of the system is  tbe ease  with  I which it may be read and  transcribed  ldrct   Imt  i i itei   il  mr   in    VI   bill   u i-i  bull J file   romm'tli ~    r!-o   m icb    tn   nge  rrittit-. for iSn.t AA"iist Dmrr    to   bt  'hrldintli    Opt i i   I'ljn-f  on Wttltip  die Gie.ttnp-s of Aim    willAn. the I J i. e\^nm_>- n< \t    uicn^f  lr1  titkt ts J into longhand, tht re is in  bung  tint  -ubicttdetlt with b\ the Ih\   C If AI    ������,] vi Irdir- fr,,       Mn���������f hi, the B urd   V���������WPJS   u(   Oho%v n    u,<l    (here   rs   no  Sutberlrnd on   Smid ts   i\ n.'   ami   Oi < he ti i M*\**pj*������   ut   ������!io������n    u,u    tliere.   is   no  the   mornin_'   -ubjirt   will    Ik      1'rtj   __ *-T"t*-   'Nork       Pbeti    is   method     in  (nustim- loertusl Nctd |<\   rj sriokt   unci (In* line-*  ind  gitic-  Forest   Fires i f.il cut\t**   nc scaraih. illy thought  ' out.  Tons*    inc.   air   i rgrng    itsrunl      'luo  gr-it r diuw.tes ate rretcss uv  The athletic association .'ire erecting  grand stand orr their grounds at tire  ead ol ilairken/.ie avenue, which  will  .treat-  convenience l.o spectators  len sports are being held there.   C. J. Hnnreri came down from Stand-  aid BlsWi on Tuc-d,r\ animi  places in the Kootenay, and doing [j,,  consiili-.rable. ilcmage to ti in lien-. Rev- j j,,  elstokc   lni/l   a   fore.-l? fire scare vest f'r  iVSACHINERY  FOR SALE  The Undcisioiicd lias FOR  SALli, Sccond-IIiind Saw and  Slnnolc Mill Machniciy. Also  Boilcis and Engines. All in  Good  Rcpan.  ��������� For Paiticulais Appl}  to���������  Reveistokc,   B, . C,  1 I f li r \  Hau s UJ?t T m so u ou    t %         ^_   _==      rto his home  in   Milton    Ont       I'i torn jo iv    iTlrriiooi    vTlu n    i   fl77~������ is di  \r      ���������.f��������� r.,r    ti.   i.���������,i    l, .f  ,*> ,. ^^ ! " tmning hi it  All    Ui w -   uill    m  nl   mwiul nilm    I  ig'rjn-.   pi ' i ist of  ���������, -p.       .  .,.,,      ,.    .,       ,. ��������� ____^ I which   was   pronipl.lv-   arrsn-cri'd   by  The    Provrnoial     ' '      ' "���������"-���������' ���������  '        ' '  Llu:  riiit (irowt'is  Association will iin-ct in Nelson on  Friday, August l*ith.  ^Ir. Law A\'iIkinson is seriously ill  in the hospital suffering from heart  trouble.  IleMlt-niber the dance in the Opera  House AVednesday evening next under  the auspices of tin* Ha->-li.ill Club,  ��������� Letter Souvenir Cauls- sewn excellent views���������two for ijcts, at lJews'  (hug store.  John Shaw. ������ well known l-anc-lmi'  of Galena Bav, was in town veslcr-  rlay.  LOST���������Near post oflice, a diamond  shaped pin, with a cluster of amethysts. Finder will please leave nt  JliiRxui oflice.  Jlrs, XV. il. Lee and family left on  Tuesday morning orr rr two months  visit to friends in ^Manitoba and  Ontario.  AV. E. Appleton, Finn, B., late ef  Toronto and Coney Island, arrived in  the city last week to accept a position  in Walter Bews' drug store.  ���������II. Howson <���������*: Co. arc carrying a  well assorted stock of carpets aiid linoleums. Everything to make llio  home attractive  irr artistic furniture.  .las. Anderson, timo keeper' for' the  railway contractors at Clanwilliain.  who mysteriously disappeared la.t  week, and is supposed to have been  tlrowned in the lake at that pluce, has  rrot yet been found and it i.s feared his  body lies at the bottom of the lake  Which is very deep.  THE NAN BEiliuD TI  PRE  The druggist who prepares it is  "lire man Irtrliiud rhe gun" in tin;  rn.ittrx of pri'rsrript'oii filling. On  hi.s skill, .'icctrr.'u-.y anil conscien-  liousiK'ss depend llic welfare of lire  patient fin- whom ilie medicine is  intended. We never lose sight of  lhe responsibility allac-liccl ro the  pari we take in assisting lln: physician. Our proscription work is  faulllcss. Our label orr a box. hoi-  tie or ollrer prcsoriplion package is  a guarantee ol riglilncss.  We   have   Two   Graduate  Dispensers.  . iews  I'hrn.  If.  I) HUGO 1ST AND STATION Kit  Next Hume F.Ik.  11 11 _ri im-ib r of ii'i/ ns On uri\ il  'gj.'tl. llio scone of the fin; it was seen  gilhat l.ho mill was not ill iiirmrrnrrl  D I-linger ns   lhv   (ire   wa.s   raging  beiow  I tlir hill in the underbrush mid the  jjlwind blowing e.ist kept the spark*  g I from the buildings at the mill. The  IK". P.  H. yard   engim*   with  Supt.  Kit- I ;..,,,,] ;II|1.| i v.,  II j pali-ii.-k and'n. g.'iug   of   rrierr promptly '  fi (arrived   on    the   scene   and   ir  bucket  tj I brigade formed   which did good work.  ij   Ahout .*' o'clock all   possible  danger to  ' 'the mill wns practically over'.  No. 2 fire brigade was also called out.  'yesterday afternoon to rjut-nuh a bush  (iro rrp oh Fifth street in the vicinity  of the Empire Lumber Co.'s mill.  Lillooet Election Day.  Tho nominations for the by election  in Lillooet will take place iin August  8th and thii election, if necessary, on  August Kith.  Twentieth    Century   Shorthand  The movement in "Irifish Columbia  for coirimer'cinl r.'ducal ion lends interest In'i. he advent of Norton Pviniv.  n.nil his "201,11 Century Shorthand,"'  which is now established in a studio  ovei' the Imperial liank, 'Victoria.  i\lr. I'ri nl.-/ is an old reporter himseli', and (piile recently a wai' correspondent in the East,  and  his short-  i good sirortliaiid. viz., speed and  1 iht}, ,u fl tlu-e the '20th ( in-  Jbhui tb md-'-cl urns to bine -Il_  cin be 1 'allied al a must reasonable  ir.ist, no ililVerent to tlie lime when  Ourriey's system of shor-thriiid was  onlv Intighl. at a fee of -(.'100.  i b< ' in i.ti r of shirlhirrid I \ pe  writing i-, also taught Iiy .Mr. Frinlz,  on ail good iinikes ot machines, nnrl  since I br- outcry of the iricreanl iio  coriiiiiimhy is for shorthand writers  and typi.ls, probably the best tiring  thai, par-.-nts. youths and maidens, carr  lo is to give their attention to short  writing.  Lacrosse Match, Golden vs.  Revelstoke, Wednesday afternoon 2.-.30 o'clock. Admission  50 cents, children 25 cents.  Shirt   Waist   Dance,    Opera  House, Wednescay evening hext-l  Tickets   $1.50.      Ladies      Free  Music by Band Orchestra.  CrecSifcors' Trust  Deeds Act, 1^01  NOTICE is hereby given llrat HAROLD  K. LIVINGSTON, of Arrowhead.  B.C., General Merchant, by deed dated  2ist July, iqo.j, assigned to JOSEPH N.  HENDERSON, or Vancouver, 13. C,  i!Fiiggis!pin--triist='foi"illie���������l.ic,ilC-lr|���������?of-the"  creditors of said Harold K. Liviiigston all  his real and personal property, credits.'uul  effects which may be seized and sold  under execution..  Creditors are required lo send to-Ilie  uniler'sigm-d on or hefore the 3ISI August,  if).i.|, particulars dulyQwi-llied, of their  claims and of the security, if any, held  by theni.  A meeting- of lire Creditors of said  Debtor will he held nt lhe office of  Henderson 1'i'os., Pcndei' Street, Van-  ctmver, H. C, on Thursday, 1I1C4II1 dayof  Ang'isi, iyo4, al ,-, p. in. for giving of  directions wilh reference lo  lire  disposal  of the estate.. *   Daled this i'^nd day of July, r_)0.|.  HaKVICV,   M'cC.MITKK & I'i.N'KIIAM,  Solicitor's foi' said Assignee.  ty  ty  ty  ty  tyty  ty  i  ty  ty  ty  ty  4h-  * 5*"  ty-  \\'t hno .1 low mote Suits Jeit (hit we  must clem out to 111 ike icroin Jot (he  famous l"Tr TtEEORM. CLOTHING. "We  .tie s'rll olleting good ^ Ones in CloLlirng  and ha\ e maiked all om Summei goods  below cos) Gin tc.niy them ovei, .md as  ���������1 big cli 111 ������c ib ilioiil to I iko pltio in oui  iStoic wt m isl nm oil rU oui old stock md  stul with 1 new tnil clean "(oik in all  liiu ���������*  OUI! Cl?0Ci:nV DLFAI-tTAIIINTisdong  .1 r ttslimg biisiiicsa A lush -.loik ol 0 fc  11 Goods, Siuinrrei Dunks, etc Gr\i us 1  cill.'ird inspeitoui wties.  MjriM������Mllni-JiJ.������n^pgM.,.!������.wi������|i<Ml'. .UH.L*1'.J'.nj.'jn'I.V...*JtfimlWJ>.������������llJ'������l'-Mll  ver  Gen@ral -BSercfeant  .FIRST   STREET  tytytytytyty ty tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty4&tyty  NOTICE  New Pn,!,terns anil Braids in for Uat-  teriburg Lacy.  Ladies Collars in  Duchess and Point  ��������� Lace fronr i5>1.oO to $5.00.  TiirnoveiH iu .Kmbroidery nnd Or-rrss  Stitch Wc;  Drawn Thread Woik.  Les.ous in Luce,Kmbroiilery, Drawn  Thread -Work af reasonable rales.  Mftft, 1JOAK,    -    CO\\*AN BLOCK.  \  7  IT1  LS  OUR   BUSfiNESS  Look over your Stationery  antl see if there is anything  you require.  O K I.) I' K S   J7' I. OM PI' L V   F11.1.1*. I.)  era  NOTICK  iVfillccIn hcrnbv *;ivcn I lint thirty dnys ntler  dntir I IriMrrnl tn nr������;.!y lo Iho f'lnt'f Conimls-  sientrr nf I.iiikI.^ uiei \Vnr'K������i lor u.iii.iicliil llconsc  to rut ami curry nwny Itiiihtrr from the following iHrscrlln'il liuulfi:  (^orniiiiMir'Ini: nt ti pont mnrked " A. V.. Anli-  eroft's .Senthoiist Corinrr." plHritcd on the v:c-t  IhiiiiiiIiii'V li tie (nenr rhosourir irri'I) of K. A S..  i.i'iwo, >Vi'.������i Kniucnny illsirlrji: tlinnrc wc������t  ���������tu (ri'iilns: thiMicc norrli-Hhorrl lt.*r ehniriH ro  I nt 1111 iti ry of lho .fo.snph I,i������l.onrte limit; Iln-nr c  t-iiHt. -til 'ohninr*. tollou'lnj; ijreini'iiry lino or  Hur Lo I.0111I0 Ihuit.; Ihonoo s*iush ll"������ i-loiin.'.  liiurn or loss following lhe nost liounrlHry line  of K. & ii., Lot S70, to plnceef coitiuieiicciiient.  il'itcil July 12th, 1901.  A. E. A IICUOFT,  Corporation of the City of  .'".Aj  ".'.';..".Kevelstoke.;.  Owing to scarcity the use of water  from the City JMnins for. watering  Iiiuvns, 'Gardens, .Streets and Sidewalks i.s   ".'���������*.������������������ '."���������-���������  ������use:}  Tickets x $1,50  LADIES   FREE.  till further.notice.'  Infractions   of   this   order  will   Ire  severely dealt with.  By Order  Of Fire, "Water, and Light Committee,  F.  B. LEWIS,  Chairman.  July 27th, ��������� 100-1.  Remember the Lacrosse match  on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.  ���������Bftrx;-z~-i2������.y;rx


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