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Coine  mD^S2sxisc2ssrxsi~:irs:iZ2:z.is^:  VZt,r2^^2Z2l7&L*M'12Z������SIS������XZil!Jui2������&������K?.  f:MJ^J$ :-J&-:Wk- :*&::  A.-S-.fv "' -        *-**-"���������-^1-      -'-    -  Clothing from us you have"  .would 111 a City Store, with  cent, lower tlian you  Remember 3-011 have  ment  Having made a success  many, of our other Departments we have conic  to thc concluston that  we can sell you your  Clothing. Wc have  looked into thc matter  thoroughly and picked  cut thc best wholesale  tailors in Canada to  manufacture Clothing:  for you. Wc can show1  you all the New Cloths  and Tweeds in the new  slyles.       Buying  your  r - '  the  same selection  prices from  L  as  -.0 ,10  you  per"  to us.  usually"pay  in interior towns"  our guaranteejjehind  every  gar-  This is Worth investigating.     'Come in and talk  It will be worth .vour while.  A   basket    of   Children's    Underwear.    Regular  PHce 35c. and -*oc.    All at one price  ���������FRIDAY 25c  Flannelette, 32 inches wide.    Regular i2j4c. "'      :  FRIDAY you can buy 10 yards for $1.00  Chenille and Tapestry   Curtains.    Reoular $5.00  .-' '*,     and $7.00..    You can buy a pair FRIDAY for $3.50  ��������� 1 /  Black Satin.    Regular Pricc  One Dollar  "   '��������� ' .       ' FRIDAY���������A Bargain���������55 cents  A New Line of  Ladies Shoes  A shipment of Ladies'  Fine Shoes has just  arrived that will interest you. New Styles  in evening and street  wear. Come and see  them.  MEN'S SOLED SKGES  . This is just thc Shoe  you want for this time  of year. Thick solid,  well Jined, and water  proof. Wear this shoe  and keep your feet dry.  Easy, Comfortable  Made Last Week in Eighty-  Fool: Level���������One Thousand  Tons of High Grade Ore will  ba Shipped This Winter.  The Beatrice "Mines near .Camborne,  in lho Fish Ri ier district, is proving  the faith that the mining-men���������as well  as its owners���������have had in the pi o-  perly since it was first located, some  six or seven years ago, Last week  in the tunnel the miners broke into  the oro body at Lho 80-foot level nnd  made the discovery of the richest  body of high grade galena ever discovered in the camp. The ore fiives  1 etui ns of 500 to 000 ounces of silver to  the tou, besides gold anel lead values.  Thn pay streak i-s 14 inches wide with  four inches of almost solid gray copper. The tunnel was rim 108 fool  when thc ledge was tapped. 380 sacks  have alieady been made up of the rich  oie, and this winter it is expected that  between 500 anel 1000 tons will be  shipped to the smelter for ti oilmen L.  Alt: F. F. Fulmer, one of the own-  ers of the Beatrice mines vas in the  city yesteiday and to a, Herald reporter coriobor.itcil the news in re-  gard*"to tho stiikeand was.well pleased  ������ith the prospects of this splendid  property.  On the Beatrice at present eleven  miners and two ore sorters are engaged, and tlie stall will he increased  as the woik progresses. Rawhide  stables have been erected half-way up  the trail, which is now being put in  condition for handling of this winter's  output.  The Eoali ice "Mines have been under  active development more or lass for  some six years and an immense  amount bf work has lieen accomplished iind some veiy rich ore has'  been 'shipped out. The Beatrice, has  always been considered the banner  propertypf-North- Kootenny, and the  Herald .believes no richer "-mine '61.  such high graele'ore and with such  evidences of large ore deposits exists  in this part of the country.  Below the Beatiiec and only 1500  feet 'distant lies the famous Silver  Dollar property tliat has made a record  for thc camp this year in'dovelopinent  and ore showings. The Herald congratulates the owners of the Beatiice  "Mines on their success, 'which has  only been won in the face of difficulties, at times apparently insurmountable. - The success of the owners of the  Beatrice is not only local"but, will be  felt to a large degree by iill who are  interested in (he development of the  famous Fish River Camp.  Worst Case in Liberal Camp  in Many Years���������Grit Candidate Takes to Flight���������Great  Excitement io Ontario.  Bi5I.levij.le, Ont., Nov.. 29.���������Revelations in the bogus ballot scandal continue to excite eastern Canada.  The flight of Byion O. Lott, late  Liberal parliamentary candidate for  West Hastings, to tho United States  and the location of a large number of  the croaked billot boxes, are the latest  sensational incidents growing out of  tho OiTe-o.  Lott was released from jail, after  much difficulty in finding bondsmen,  on ,$2,000 bail furnished by his relations. He immediately disappeared  and was later discovered in Now  Yoik.  The offence is nol covered by extradition treaty between England anel the  States, but the government propose  to urge the fugitive's return ou the  ground of public policy.  Lott wired to-day from Syracuse,  N. Y.:���������"I will come luck and suffer  sooner than see three honest persons  whosigned my bond lose their money."  The telegram provoked much excitement, but it is" "not thought the  accused will come back.  Kixasi'OX, "Gilt." Nov. 29.���������Nine of  the trick ballot boxes seemed by the  Liberals to. carry close districts weie  lo-day fished -oilt of the lake, where  they had been -concealeel when expo-  sure was threatened, by the conspirators. Who supplied tho authorities  with the information ,by which they  were, located.'is "a mystery, but the  ballot-box ��������� suspects.are much alarmed  through fear- that they arc being  betrayed by one of their number.  THE PROVINCE  DECEIVED  Construction  Pacific   in  will  not  be  Some Years.  of   Grand Trunk  British  Columbia  Undertaken   for  Curling.  The annual general mooting of the  Revelstoke Curiing Club was held on  Thursdav evening last in No. 2Fiie  Hall. There was a good attendance  and the reports for lhe ptist year  showed the'chili to be in a healthy  condicioti, both financially anel other  wise. Officers' for the ensuing year  were elected as follows :  Hon. Pres.���������T. Kilpatrick.  Piesident���������XV. M. Lawrence.  Vice-Pros.���������A. 31. Pinkham.  Secretary���������F. B. Lewis.  Treasurer���������T. B. Baker,  Umpire���������A. M. Pinkham.  "Executive Committee���������W.A. Foote,  J. A. Dallas, J. U. Jackson, C. II. McDonald and Dr, Sutherland.  Ice Committee���������A. M. Pinkham.  A. E. Kincaiel and A. Jl. Pinkham  weie appointed to represent the club  ut the annual meeting of thc Kootenay Curling xVssociation which tukes  place in Revelstoke on Dec. 12th.  'Tlie prospects of the club for the  coming season are brighter than ever  and a large number of new members  have af ready been enrolled. A meeting of the club will be held at No. 2  Fire Hall to-night at 8 o'clock, when  arrangements for the season will be  completed, skips elected, and other  important business transacted. A full  attendance of members and intending  members i.s pirticuhwly requested.  House For Sale.  A Fir-*t-class Private Dwelling, oh  Mackenzie Avenue, for sale.  Apply for particulars at tiie Herald  Ofllce. '  Holiday Goods  Messrs. Bourne Bros, have the 'first  shipment of Japanese oranges to hand  for the holiday trade and, will be  receiving shipments daily. Look out  foi*'their announcement in next issue  in regard to their holiday groceries,  etc. .-*  Near at Hand.���������The Revelstoke  Merchants ' Have    Imported  .Handsome   Holiday ��������� Goods���������  Purchase Your Presents.  ' In less than one month's time tho  annual'feast, of Christmas will be  celebrated throughout the Christian  world. In the City. of . Revelstoke and tho surrounding district il will not be neglected in the  least -anel eveiy house will have its  celebration.  .Th'o* stores of the city have made  elaboiate preparations to meet the  requirements of the Ohiistmas buyeis  and our citizens will not need to make  ���������purchases from tiie eastern departmental stores for their presents, which  has to some extent been tho caso in  tho past. It only requires around of  t he business houses of Revelstoke by  mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters and  swoetheartsJ,o fulIy_i'paliy.o_lhc_oxtenl_  to which our merchants have prepared  for the Christmas trade. There have  been delays made by buyers in the  past nnd which has necessitated a  good deal of woiry not only to the  purchasers themselves 1 ut to the  merchants iu not making tlie rounds  earliers and leaving all the Christmas  purchases until the last moment.  From now on is the time to arrange  for your Christinas * presents anel  the earlier tiie buyer makes them the  better the results to all concerned.  Make your Xmas purchases early.  Japs Capture a Fort  Tokio, Nov. 20���������It i.s repoi ted that  un attack against the 203 metre hill  by the Japanese light artillery sue-  .cecded. It is estimated that 90 per  cent, of the work of the complete  occupation of Port Arthur will be  finished with this height in tho  possession of the Japanese. No part  of the harbor at Port Arthur can now  be concealed from the Japanese.  London, Nov. 30.���������According to a  Tokio despatch to tho Chronicle, tliere  is an'ollicial rumor that the Japanese  hauled huge carnage guns to the top  of 203-Meter Hill, from whence their  fire had a sweep of the whole harbor.  This report doubtless goes beyond the  facts, but various despatches indicate  the progress of the Japanese in the  direction of Poit Arthur.  ���������Don't forget that with every dollar  cash purchase, made at the Red Cross  Drugstore, you get a chance for one  of those beautiful presents shown in  the window.  X  Tho "Vancouver Province, (Liberal)  gives the following statement in reference to the Grand Trunk construction  inBrilish Columbia, it should make  interesting reading for the followers  of the "sordiel seven."  "Since a time shoilly prior to the  federal elections the people of British  Columbia have been indulging themselves in the pleasing belief that work  on tho Pacific section of the Grand  Trunk Pacific Railway was to be begun without delay. Assurances of  this were conveyed tu theni from several authoritative sources and unceasingly delivered through the medium  of candidates for Parliament anil their  platform lieutenants. Hon. Raymond  Prefontaine, the Minister of Marino  and Fishei ies, when in the province  over two months ago, slated in the  most unmistakable terms that construction in Biilish Columbia would  begin simultaneously, or practically so,  with construction in the East; and  Hon. Senator Templemaii at a Victoria inpeting produced anel read a  letter from President Charles M. Hays  which clinched all these confident  statements and left no further room  for doubt.   '���������  "It was largely on lho stiongth of  these'assurances lhaf British Columbia gave such a elecided, such a unanimous support to the Liberal Government. The'opponents of the administration had attempted to s innke  political capital out oi the fact.that a  clause had not been inserted in the  contract with the "company making  simultaneous construction in this  province, ono of the bineling terms,  and" they-; were undoubtedly by this  means influencing, the electorate who  were, disposed, to . imagine that tlie.  Government liad neglecteel our interests. The assurances-given by Mr.'  Piefontaino personally .and. thoso delivered by President Hays.through  Senator Teiupleman demolished the  arguments' of the Opposition candi-  ilates anel speakers, and entirely satisfied the people. Thc statements made  by these gentlemen, one speaking wilh  authotity for the Government and the  other for the Company, were unequivocal. They promised that work'  would begin in British Columbia at  the same time and with equal vigor  that it was begun east of the mountains'. The people accepted lho assur-  nnf'os t1iii*3i:iip.iiled withouth"si.a������i,'in  or further fji!i.*si.ioii-i, an 1 sent a 'solid'  l/'-eral riMiiesehtiiiioii to iho iloine  of ("nmuKKi.i.  ������������������U i-,. only three we"'.** since tha  elections, antl we 11 ic given In understand that in harboring tho belief we  have refcried to wc were cherishing a  delusion. Mr. David II. Hays, tlie  brother of President Charles'M. [lays  of tho Grand Tiunk Pacific, whoso  letter written "to-Senator Templemaii  hael such a forceful influence with the  electors of this piovince.is authority,  for thc statement that nothing will lie  done in British Columbia for two or  three years.  "Mr. David II. Hiys has just rs-  lurned fiom Montieal, ivhere he mel  his brother, in whose confidence he  undoubtedly is. When ho speaks as  ho does, fiankly anil deliberately, we  can regard his statements as coming  directly from the President of the  company and as representing tho  actual blafo of 'ill'airs, Mr, Hays docs  not hesitate to assume all responsibility for what ho says, and his words  will unquestionably ho taken by the  public as conclusive on tliis matter.  "Now, whal construction are we to  place on this announcement, which  conies practically direct froTn the  president of the Grand Trunk Pacific?  Aro we to understand that all the  assurances whicli we received, prior  to the election, regarding a matter eif  such importance to us and to our  business interests were intended only  as an election dodge, as a trap to  catch votes? If Mr. Hays'statement  is true, if there is no intention of  beginning work here for two or three  years, wo havo been grossly deceived,  and wo can only presume ihat wo  have been made the victims of a miserable political conspiracy.  "Surely, howevor, a breach of faith  such of this, is not a good beginning  for a great national enterprise."  tytytytytytytytytytytytytyty^tytytytytytytytytytytyty  ty ..'*%%  ty  ���������"* ty  ty Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat, ty  Flour, RoSled Oats, Etc. $  f Bacon, Mams,  Eggs,  Groceries  and ������������������������  iri iiu.  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc. 4+  ty  ���������*���������  yc.  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS   RECEIVED  'Af '    MACKENZIE AVENUE.       * Jg  tyty tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty    ' f      =====  Our Stock is the  Largest, Cheapest iml to Best Selected  Forr Fail Purchasers  -:i  DRESS   GOODS  Here we have taken particular pains co be next to the London  and Paris fashions and can show you Goods which Dame Fashion  says are right. ..      ���������  -   LADY'S   CLOTH    ,      r  In the' Leading Colors���������Green, Brown, Blue. Bed and Black,  with Lighter and Darker Shades for Strapping, will be found among  the most'Fashionable Dresses this fall.  TWEED   SUITINGS ;  We have some Trade Winners in all Dark and Lighter Shades  of Imported Scotch Tweeds at very low Prices. Drop-us & note  'and.wo will be pleased to senel'samples.      ..���������*-  ..",-*" ,  *' FOR   EVENING   WEAR--' '  . - ,   _ .    .    " - A. .. 1    '- -;*   . '--  -  Among thc Loading' Shades shown "this Season in Voiles, Silk ���������  Wraps. Eolienue'and Crepe de Chene' of which" we have a "nice range,  to choose from.  .    DRESS   TfiltWMlNGS '  In this Line we have everything to be found in the Very Latest  Fashions.   . ' "  MEN'S   WEAR   DEPARTMENT  ��������� We have just taken into Stocka Now Supply of Clothing, Hats  and Caps, Sweaters, Shirts. Ties, Underwear and Boots and Shoes.  An Inspection of these Linos will convince- you of ther Unequalled  Values. .  PAY   THE   STORE   A  VISIT  Whether you buy or not we. will be pleased to. give you any  Information you desire about our New"Stock.-  DRESSMAKINC DEPARTMENT NOW IN'FULL SWINC FOR FALL ORDERS  ���������tn xaBn&r*uM.Tt i^-ff-mrrnr  ���������M  M  ..fti  maaa^i  if  '\<i  ���������     ���������*������������ sa Ns-y a a\w my  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  Mackenzie  Avenue.  tytytytytytytytytytytytyty*$tytytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty ;  *tt  JYovelties.for  tirade  ���������Christmas Cards anel handsome calendars, the largest stock ever shown  jn. Revelstoke at Bews' Drug Store.  ���������C&  SHIRTS  New lines in Soft and Starched Fronts, just the  identical shapes dressy men arc after���������any size and  any pricc.    Come in and look them ovcr.  KSOKWEAR  Individuality in Patterns,  New and Exclusive  Designs  for Christmas Trade.  Your Entire Purchases in  Men's Furnishings  Can bc made from us to advantage.     The Range we  show is adapted to every class of trade.  Hosiery and Underwear     J[  Our Range is unusually large and embraces many ^r  New Lines of Special Value which arc sure to interest ty  you at this season of the year. ty  ~*,irMt..i,    ,   ,L,r,.������-. *j*  J. Q. Macdonald f  Succicssoir to Macdonald & Monteith 4t4  UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIERS AND FURNISHERS  FIT-REFORM CLOTHING WARDROBE, FIRST STREET  tL ������*Yi ***** **T* >T*tL ***** w*T* **!** ���������-'fri' ������'  ' '-fr* ���������,������,* * J," **I* *Xr,* "i������ li* \C" "*!  Ill  '������. rT*i *T**  ***** ***** ***** ***** ****m. m****  T l*y %* 'J.' l*\v %9 '.p **y H*  nl $a-ba-t-m-ra*m-$-m-4-o+������<r**r*>4--*).  t Love's Umbrella  * t  I.  Tn fifty-eight years the establish-  ���������ment of J. Hicks' licensed pawnbroker, had suffered "-anny chunge-s���������  generally for the ���������Torso. Onu thing  alone had changed for thc better.  Hicks himself hud been modulated by  time of his last visit, and the chance  that ho could have survived appeared  comfortingly remote. A conviction  that at length the mystery of so  many years woulel he somehow revealed to him penetrated thc old  pawnbroker's mind, and as thc critical date approached Ke felt an almost youthful eagerness of anticipation. As a rule, his visitor had  turned up a day or two earlier than  was necessary, but this year he had  not appeared on the. morning of the  final day.  lly tho terms of the loan, the owner's" rights expired nt noon, and ns  that hour approached Hicks took  down tho umbrella with an unsteady  hand anel deliberated upon a plan ot  the great composer 'Time from a par-  investigation.       He had amply  ticularly  vulger,    self-acscrtive young  ��������� man of twenty into a veteran of     a  singular gentleness and benignity     of  aspect.  And it Had gradually come about  through some resultant twist in tho  old man's mind, that, in a general  way, he preferred his pledges to his  money, anil that certain items upon  his shelves, representing money hopelessly lost to liim, had become, nevertheless, the source of profound satisfaction.  Such was No. 831, as it stood entered  upon his books.  Commercially regarded, No. 831  was a green silk umbrella, with a  heavy metal handle of considerable  intrinsic value; sentimentally, it  ��������� stood-for. Hick's oldest and . dearest  friend.  It had -beer.* pawned one morning in  the early years of his business life by  a respectable elderly gentleman,- who"  after some haggling,   accepted . for ��������� it'  "*  the sum ol one pound.  Nearly a year    from, the date     of  ,   this transaction,  and just before the  ���������   expiration  of  the  term  of tlie loan,  a young man had turned up and had  inquired with evident anxiety regarding the pledged umbrella.  "Tt is most important," said the  young man, "for���������for family reasons,  that this article be redeemed. There  is no objecting, I presume, to ray  paying the loan anel interest on behalf of my���������my .relative, and taking  the property out of your hands?"  "None whatever," said Hicks, "provided you have tlie ticket."  "But I haven't," said tlie young  man earnestly. "It is at the bottom  of the "sea, with the man to whom  you gave it."-  "How can you prove that to me?"  said Hicks. "So, no. my friend: I  must have iny ticket."  "But the thing is worthless! I will  pay you ten times the loan to safeguard you against any claim���������twenty  times! "Great heavens!" he cried,  excitedly, "I must have it, man!  "More depends tipon it than you  know!"  But Hicks was obdurate, and tlio  stranger, after having exhausted his  stock of argument, entreaty, and pecuniary temptation, fir.allv went  away.  When he Iind gone, tlie broker took  down the umbrella from its shelf and  e-*.amir.e:i it with a new interest.  There was some mystery about it.  ."Well, in tliirty days it might be  solved, for if, as the youmr man had  said, its owner and the ticket were  both at the bottom of the sea. the  umbrella would become his when the  loan  matured.  But the matter turned out by no  means so simply. Two days before  the loan matured the young man relumed, clearly fortified with a better  knowledge of the business, and of his  powers and privileges, paid the interest on the loan for another year, and  thus   renewed    the    matter    for that  pro-  only  vided  himself  with  tools,   and  awaited liberty to use them.  Ono! Two! Tliree! Four! Five!  Six! Seven! Kight! Nine! Ten!  131 even I     Twelve!  Hicks had selected a cold chisel  from his layout, and was poising a  hammer to strike, when a shadow  fell upon his desk, and a familiar  voice said:  "Yes; you've beaten mo. I haven't  the money! I've tried hard, but  when ono Hasn't money for food even,  bigger things must go."  Hicks paused in liis work' and looked at liis visitor. He was pale and  emaciated, and could hardly stand  from weakness. What little life Was  left him burned in his eyes, with  which'lie eagerly devoured the: article  the two had so long contended for.  "Let me show you," he . said.  "There is an easier way.''- -  "'.'He took the umbrella from ' Hicks,  and, inserting an awl' in one eye of  the carved face on the umbrella-head,  with this leverage easily unscrewed  tho 'top, to the pawnbroker's amazement and disgust. The cavity thus  discovered contained only a piece of  folded paper, yellow witli ago. Upon  this Hicks pounced with a kind*, of  whine of animal greed and satisfaction.  But the stranger's hand fell upon  his with an energy of which his feeble  body scarcely seemed  capable.  "Don't touch it!" he cried*. "For  Heaven's sake don't! It is nothing-  nothing to you; to mo it is so much!  No," ho urged, as Hicks strove to  withdraw his prize; "not yet, at any  rate. Not until you have heard my  story."  He sank into a chair, His Hand still  grasping Hick's wrist, and went on  passionately:  ���������'It belonged to hcr father���������this umbrella. He was an employer, and a  rich' man; and I loved liis daughter,  and she loved me. But h'e found it  out, and forbade me his house���������forbade mc to . think of hcr. Thit I  wouldn't give her up, and slie  wouldn't give me up, so we used to  write ono another every clay, and  send the letters back and forth in  tliis umbrella-handle. The old man  always carried it, wet or dry, and I  used to watch my clmncc during tlie  day, and unscrew the top-while ho  was o'ut of tlio office, nnd put in my  letter, and she did the same at  home. It seemed a grent joke, then,  to make him our postman. Great  Heaven, what a joke it. turned out!"  Hicks slowly withdrew liis hand,  leaving tho yellow paper between  them on Uio elosk.  ������������������Business wont wrong," continued  the stranger, after a pause. "Thc  old man got involved worse and  worse, tried tlie wrong way out of  it, and liad to skip. He realized or.*  everything he had���������even tHis, as jt  turned out���������and left between two  days, taking her with him. They  sailed    for    South    America    on  the  ttil*^I*>^<'K***-,'>������!~><*>*5������&<^Cl*^>*  *? ���������**>  Fashion     |  ...Talk I  'Ginerva'; you remcinber, she was  never heard from���������never even spoken.  And never a word from hcr. "It was  all so sudden, I knew that; but something     might     have    been   done.      I  period. Hicks accepted the money  with" an odd sense of deafeat and discomfiture.  In   twelve    months    move,  just as  "Hicks's imagination wns beginnii.g to  hover in close circles about his mys- j couldn't understand  tcrious pledge, the young man again "I guess I went pretty near out  returned, and renewed the loan as be- of my mind. My body just went  fore, after again trying vainly to ne- round without mo somehow for  goUale its surrender. In another months, doing the old things witK-  twulvcmonth the same performance ;out my knowing anything.about it,  i/*.ok place, and again at the fourth when all at once I thought of the  and fifth' anniversaries of tlie trans- old 'umbrella route,' as we used to  action. call   it.   ' It  was  a chance.     Perhaps  __I^*-i"'i'en.J^i'^JjK'Bpj^*^ have any other.    All their  rr sow  him or heard  from  him:   fi"Tt^thi""~"^~*imd"W^^  there was scarcely a "day that he did J but I hunted anel Hunted. There  not think of liim and of his pursuit, , were a hundred chances that he had  and scarcely a week tliat. in an cc-j taken it wilh him; but I took the  tossy of battled curiosity and greed��������� one tliat he Hadn't, lly and by I  for to his ir.finmed imagination the.thought of tlie pawnshops, and went  simple gamp liad become* the key to ithe rounds. I think yours was about  treasures untold���������ho did not take! the last, nnd when I got my eyes  'down lhe article and re-examine it. -on the old thir.g it. was like coming  rap  it.   sound   it.   rattle it,   feel     its'home.     But the ticket stuck mo, and  ���������#<"t--x..x..:..:..:..:..M..:..:..:..;..;.^.i>^*  SKHtTS.  All sensible women will rojoico in  tlie well-suttlcd fact that short skirts  arc hero to stay, even the Parisian,  Who has been anything but practical  in respect to tho length of hor skirts  having capitulated. The instep-length  skirts nro not only to bo worn for  walking, but for reception gowns, and  those who look best in skirts of that  length will wear them, and in ninny  instunccs ovening gowns of round  length for dancing will be seen.  In tlio longer skirts, thoso that  barely touch in tlio front and at tho  sides and lie on tho floor in tho bnck  will bo fashionable for dinner gowns  and general evening wear.  The skirts that lie on tlio ground  several inches all tho way around  and that were as ungraceful and slovenly are taking their gorm-Iaden folds  out of sight.  Por women, especially those of middle age, or of too evident stoutness  or thinness���������either being fatal to  grace���������and also the short woman,  look better in skirts that just clear  the pavement than .in tlie shorter or  instep length, but such' skirts oro  more or less a nuisance, for* thev ure  just long enough-to dip into "every  puddle, or .other ��������� filth .on* the -street  and yot too; short to* hold' tip, a pe-.  ci-liarly ungraceful effect being given  "by the lifting of skirts that manifestly clear the ground. Perhaps the  compromise between this and nn  instep length' is best found in the  skirt that clears the pavement an  incfii all the way around.  It is to ho hoped that all women  adopting round skirts will see lo it  tKat thoy are not only as long or a  shade longer in tho front tfian the  hack when first worn, but also aftor  being worn awhile. If a skirt i.s not  cut properly there is a tendency for  it to ride tip in "t'hc front, anel this  tendency should bo discovered'.'.���������'and'  remedied, for nothing is more fatal  to one's appearance than to have a  skirt tilling up at. tlie front. Kven  a properly cut skirt, if it is figlit,  may have its hang ruined if its wearer is not careful how sho sits and  stands in it.  Th'e new skirts tliat clear th'o pavement from present indications are to  be fuller, nnd nil sorts of plaits used,  but it i.s liardly likely that in tlie  heavy winter cloths tin's fullness will  obtain in walking gowns, as if would  make thorn too cumbersome to bc  otherwise thnn tiring, and American  women, especially the younger one.**,  aro, despito thoir following of fashions, not slaves to extreme modes,  nntl they prefer comfort to discomfort in walking gowns.  Coats fitted at the back and over  the hips but swinging a bit loose in  front to show vests of contrasting,  colors, arc a feature of the new walking costumes, but thc devotee of tho  Eton coat need not be discouraged.  The Eton is a case of the .survival of  the fittest, and while many attempts  have been made to dethrone it, it is  too comfortable and too --roll suited  to the requirements of numberless women to be otherwise than fashionable  so long as coals are worn.  enco Queen Alexandra has ever shown  for these tints; "and will, therefore, be  extremely popular. It will be more  than welcome il it servos lo bring  tliose lovely gems, amethysts, into  favor once more, in obedience to t'he  fashion that decrees that jewels must  match the gowns.  A BOLT ���������M_THE BLUE  STRANGE FATE OF A BRIGAN-  TINE IN* MID-OCEAN*.  A Theory That Many Ships   Have  Been Struck by  Meteorites.  THE COLORS OF THE SF.ASOX"  nnd  The "Mexican Herald recently printed nn interesting account given by  Mr. L. H. Winthrop of tho full of a  large meteor about 1300 yards from a  ship in llio Indian Ocean. After do-  scribing vividly th'o strange scene, tho  narrator expressed his belief that of  the ships that disapjiear. mysteriously  many may be hit by falling meteors  and sent to tho bottom.  It is certain that a ship struck by  a meteoric mass as large as somo  which have fallen on land would bo  demolishcel suddenly. Thero is a meteoric stono in South America estimated to weigh 30,000 pounds, ono  in Mexico even larger, and Yale Col-  lego hns a more fragment weighing  1,7-10 pounds. A meteor estimated  by astronomers to bo a mile in diameter passed ovcr "Europe on tho_  night of Aug. 18, 17S3, and in 1803  one of theso. celestial tramps burs!  over Normanely -*and scattered more  than 2,000 fragments over threo  Square leagues of ground.  Just fifty years ago this month a  vcry largo meteor was seen ovor the  Eastern States. It burst into two  pieces, one of which fell into the sea  OlT Sandy Hook. Tn 1884 Captain  Swart, of tho Hutch barque "J. P.  A.," reported the. narrow escape of  his vessel from destruction by a meteoric stone. His log showed that on  Marcli 19, in latitude 87.39 north and  longitude 57 west, at about 5 p.m.,  a large meteor was seen to break into two parts, one of which, having  appearance of a ball of lire, fell toward tho sea. Judging that tho ball  would fall in the barque's courso,  Captain Swart hove to under storm  sails. Scarcely Had hc done so when  the meteor fell close alongside, causing great commotion of tho water  and cross seas, which  WASHED OFF. THE BECK.  Tho boat from tho fiery mass was intense for a moment, and blistered the  paint on tl-.o ship's siele. The barometer for a few moments oscillated so  violently that no reading could be  taken.  Somo fifteen or more years ago, I  .spoke of Capt. Swarfs report to- an  old Danish' sailor in San Francisco,  and ivas moved to tell me o; an  experience of liis own, for which, of  course, there is only his testimony.  The old man had been mate of the  barque "Antelope," which was burnc'l  at sea on a" voyage from San Francisco to Lherpool in I860, and ho  had no log to show in verification of  his tale. I givo il substantially in  his own words, from notes made at  tho  timo:  "Wo were becalmed in the Pacific  about nine or ten degrees north of  thc equator and somewhere near 123  west longitude. Tho 'Antelope' rolled  liko a log, tho sails llappcd against  thc masts, and made tho only stir of  air you could foci. It was the second night of the calm and the port  watch  was on deck.     Thc moon was  hoard quarter to where thc brigan-  "Une had been. Not a trace bt her  was to bo mado out. I could hardly believe my own eyes, although  tliey were a good pair in t'hosc days,  before the sea-dust  had  dulled   thcm,  ind I thought I must Have been a hit  dazed by what had 'happened, und got  confused in my bearings. Hut in no  .direction was so much as a spar in  sight, and oil tliere on the quarter  t'here was a rising nnel falling of  short waves, their tops catching tho  glint of the moonbeams that showed  where tho shooting star liad gono  down into tho sea. That was where  tho briguntinc had heen,  "Tho light nnd noise Had aroused  tKo watch on deck, and tho men wore  gat'hered in a group by the foremast,  blinking their eyes' and wondering  what had happened. They hadn't  scon nil that 1 had, anel didn't know  just what Had made the great glare  of light. I told thenv lo look for  tho brignntinc, nnd sont. a nign nloft  to boo if Ke could make out anything  whero sho had boon. Thoy were just  about struck dumb when thoy saw  the sea clear of nil craft hut our  own, anel asked mo if the brignntino  hnel blown up. Thc man aloft could  not make out anything. They wero  all taken aback when I told what I  had seen, and of courso their superstitious fonrs wore excited.  "Thinking some poor fellow miglit  bc floating whore the hrigantine wont  down. I called up th'o old man and  all hands, and a .boat was sont out  to search. The second mate went in  th'o boat, and all 'he brought back  was a bit of,scorched dock plunking  .that ho-picked-up. adrift. ��������� That'was  tho.only ^.traccof' the hrigantine lefr  and wo never learned Her-name or  anything more about hcr."   f   TOGO A JUDGE OF MEN.  joe mm m londoi  HE  TAKES A VERY OPTIMISTIC VIEW.  Improvement   in.  the  Poor   Quarters���������What Better Education  - Has Done.  The  Admiral  Rarely Makes  takes in His   Choice.  Mis-  Apparently     yellow  and  golei         all those Iovclv autumnal tinLs are [shining clear, and as there wa.s no-  tho colors of the season, in spite of t thinK to k<-**-"*P a lookout for, except  their alreadv long reign. AVhite felt j indications of a brec/e, which didn't  hats, or beaver, or even velvot. withis,?cm likely to como along, the mon  orange ribbon, and feathers or f!ow-| "���������"���������"���������"-'"���������" drowsing under the bulwarks  ers of all shades between brown nnd j-"**"*1 thc "-"���������-"���������-"��������� ���������'������������������- t'*"c "v-"e*-l was ">nor-  vellow���������to  sav  nothing of   the     -hsilf- !.,nK*  shades���������aro particularly in vogue, j "-*" ,vas leaning ovcr the rail, at  Possibly it is the naturallv more vi-j ���������"������������������-������'-t six bolls, looking at a brigan-  vid coloring of beautiful continent",! line thnt bad drifted into Hie calm  women-Hint     makes   them  appreciate  about  throe  iniles  away  on   lhc  star-  so  fully    th'e  glory;of bright  colors,.'}hoard     quarter.     AVe  had not  spoken  for scarlet and gold, aro important in >hcr  ������*"'���������  f:id  not  kn"w who ���������*>���������������������������-'  was  hor  to  oil.  every wardrobe.    Tn England we. have i01'  where sho haile-d  from.'   By  given  pastel     shades a long    vogue;'! lapor'iur  topmasts.  I judged  her  Vn'i^^t^will be._dclightfu'l_tq Jlgjil_up the p"' -"���������"  Amc'can.  but  that was  murk and gloom  of dull wmtrv davs i She-wns  .   with'  something  cheerful   r.nd  oxhllar- A TRIM LITTLE CRAFT,  ating in our color scheme.*- once moro. land  it wus    enough to break a sca-    man's   heart   tho   way  she   was  wiped  COSTUME.--*, log   tho   faco  of  the   earth   that,  night.  The    very best     tailor-,    nro  using JTo  bo  wire,     tho  "Antelope"   wasn't  plain     broadcloths     and   unobtrusive j trcati-d  much better n fi-w weeks Int-  inixturos for costumes, and plnid silk C*.  but lire is  one of  tho chances     a  shirt waists  will  lend a  smnrt  touch I sailor   reckons   on   taking,   and   many  THe world knows Admiral Togo  as a man of tlie sworel pure and simple. Tho world, ns often, is mistaken. He is something greater than  a fighter; as a judge of men he ranks  much higher than as a soldier. Hi.s  men never cease to marvel at tho ease  with which he accomplishes the most  difficult tasks of a commander, anel  at tho rarity of mistakes that he  makes in tho choice of his subordinates. Thero is a saying among the  men of the Nippon navy that runs  something like this:  "There is only one commander who  uses his subordinates like his own  fingers, and the namo of that man is  Admiral Togo."  Tho old timo ideal of the Samurai  was the welding of the soldier and  tho scholar in one; and Admiral Togo  is not false to the' ideal; he is a student as well  ns a fighter.  "I am no scholar," ha is reported  to have said. "From my early  youth, however, my masters have  compelled me to examine and follow  carefully the teachings of the school  of Yomci. It seems to, me that a  soldier can derive a great deal of  benefit from the study of Yomei."  The Admiral is certainly not the  first or the only soldier of Nippon  who lias ackneiwledgcd his debt to  t'he teachings of tho Chinese philosopher whom our people know under  the name of Yomei. The school of  Yomei emphasizes a perfect poise of  tho soul. Tho students of Yomei  value more tlian anything else the  quiet balance of nerve, the equilibrium which" cannot be distributed by a  j little thing like a bursting shell with-  j in a few feet of a ��������� man or a sword  gleam a few inches before the eyes.  The first lesson that a-master of  sword or a master of jiu-jitsu tries  to instil into tho mind of a Samurai  youth is the importance of attaining  coolr.e-s of nerve and perfect poise  of tho soul. In the eyes of the Nippon fighting men theso qualities are  much moro important t'han tho clever  handling of sword or gun.   r>   PEER.  AND   CL0CKW"AKER.  Lord     Grimthorpe . HasiDesigned  Another  Timepie'ere.  Lord Grimthorpe,.'lawyer, i church  restorer anel horologist/ niftl very  nearly a monogeharian has ."just de-  "signcd-irneiv-clock-for-thc' tower-of  "Worwthorno     church,    in   Lancashire,  John Burns, tho British labor  leader, Has bcon visiting London  highways and byways, and gives his  opinion in an interview in the Daily  News :  "I have been through London's  markets nnd into its hospitals," ho  said. "I have watched at its llros,  been a morry witness at its weddings a welcome partner at a christening, on observer of its funerals, a  student in its slums���������yes, and a  wrathful onlooker of its betting,  whoso agents laugh at tho polico in  thoir recruiting of the vassals of vico  at every street' corner."  "And you still find London lovely?"  "Lovelier every day. Oh, yes, I  have rend the morbid litcraturo ot  the mean streets, and I am shocked  ot tho sensational anel corybantic  Vaporings of Transatlantic yellow  journalists, who, after a drive in a  cab, conceive dirt to bo immortality,  untidiness -to menn crime, and poverty to mean bestiality."  "Lies, sir," cried Mr. Burns, "Mean  lies from mean souls. Only a mean  soul could talk about a spawn of  children cluttered .the blimy pavement like tadpoles on the bottom of  a elry pond.' "  ******l'*Tfe**l**!&**-Xw't'*'fr  -"i**y-->f***"f**T'*Y'**f'ti***y*'*,^*f-'*f*'r  fabric iiuh by inch, and, upon oc- j J couldn't tell my story to such a  cosion. curse its silent sejrclivcnc---s'man as you were then. You've  in good set terms. I changed    u  good     deal     in  lifty-eight.*  Its me.tnl head wn.s large nnd heavy ;years."  ���������solid,  apparently,  to  all  tests  that |    Ifo pauseel and looked  longingly   at.  hc dared  make,     and  cast or  carved, the letter.  at  the top into  the semblnnco of     a I    "That's  what  1   wanted.     T  grctr-squc he-ad,   with  staring,     deep-lit  wns   there.        Hor  Inst  loiter  i of  color  to   tho  gown.     The    quieter  a good shit) is burned nl. sen. i  of the Scotch tartans are preferable, I don*t know of any other craft mect-  tho background In dock green, r.avy j ing the fnto of ihal hrigantine. I  hliio, or brown crossed with narrow don't sny it never hnp'iened before  stripes nnd small blocks in complc-!���������*>���������* sine.*, because .strange things al-  mnntnry tones. And in many of i ways are happening nt se.i, nnd soniti  know j these new silks t'ho background is j of the strangest r.O'cr get told, inr-n  to'durned  or  seeded  with  little  stitches   don't live to toll  thcm  set eyes. Cut or otherwise invade th'o  substai.ee of stick or handle he dared  not, as a matter of professional  scruple; nnd finally, noting that his  frequent handling was causing signs  of wear, he was forced, for the same  reason, to deny himself altogether the  futile pleasure of touching it. save  upon rare nnd eagerly anticipated occasions. But lie Hung it on the wall  above his desk, nnd f.h'crc it stood  before him day bv day, n beacon nnd  a gaol, a ibeckoning hand, a bow ol  . promise.  Twice h'e was sick to death, but  "they brought the umbrella to his bedside, and he straightway got well. Tie  came back forlornly from h'is wife's  newly-inaelc grave and snt elown bo-  fore his talisman, and was presently  consoled. His son robbed and  shamed hiin; but hc know a way to  be Heartened nnd uplifterl. The infinite possibilities of tho umbrella  spread themselves above liim, nnd  shielded him from the storm of circumstance.";.  II.  Thus more than half a century wont  by and as the fifty-eight anniversary  of what hud now come to bc the  e-hief event of his lifo approached.  Hicks felt a livelier hope than usual  stir within him. His animal visitor  had  seemed  unusually  feeble at     tlie  me���������the last or.o she evor wrote.     ft; in  white,  making a pleasing relief  mode me. wild at lirst to t'hink Ihal.  if T could only get my hands on Uio  thing for a minute I could havo it  out. But you never let mo touch' it.  What did you  think  it wns���������monoy?"  Hicks nodded.  "Money!" cried the otiior. "I'vo  wanted  money pretty bad,  but never  thc way T wanted thnt letter. But f ! broad shoulders and high  couldn't seem to tell nt first, and hy  nnd by. 'when I got to know it wns  there, waitin' for me, it didn't, soein  to matter much, so that I could keop  it safe. Anel I have!" he cried.  "Anel here it is!"  "Fifty-eight years!" exclaimed  Hicks. "You old fool! Why didn't  you toll mo this fifty-eight years  ago?"  With a woak moan of satisfaction  the; stranger seized tlio paper and  carefully  opened   it.  It. may Havo been five minutes before the old pawnbroker ventured to  turn nr.d look at him.  Ho sat just as he liael left him,  huddled together in liis chair, tho  letter in Hi.s hand, his chin on h'is  breast���������dead!���������London Answers.   *���������   sho  'cr  in  the mixed colorings. And tlio woman who views' thc Tield of fashion  has already noted the fact that the  extremely long sliouldar line, which  mnde its appearance with the other  18'J0 far.hiong is now a thing of tho  past, at least whero tho .shirt-waist,  is conccrnoel.   "It-is  Phc woman', .with  full chest  who rules the mode just, now; although the shoulder seam is -still  long, it. is no longer..fashioned with a  downward droop. This i>; in accordance with" tho new figure which fashion has declared for, which is thnt  thc waist line must bo distinctly" defined, the blouse must sot closely, nnd  whilo a little sagging is per mit tod in  front, it Is not anything at all like  the pouch' whicli prevailed for so  lemg. Naturally those new requirements make th'o cut of liie shirt waist  totally different from Whnt it used to  bo.  A WOi-*7l)F,fU*'UL NEW COLON.  In England they hnvo a wonderful  new color for this season H wear,  called "Eminence," and is that curious shade of purple v/ui'n by cardinals. It is said to be lho coming color for heavy gowns, and runs through  tho shades of mauve, purple nnd  deep    violet.     It  Has  probably  crept  "What is a coquette, papa?"  asked ns she looked up from  book.     "A coquette," replied tho old  gentleman,   "is a girl  who  gets   lots        . ,������������������,-������,������������������  of admiration, but never a husband."-  '"lo  favor  through  tho great prefer-  moonlight,  I glanced  over tho   star-   plants have been best cared for.  "Well. I w.ik leaning on tho Antelope's i.-iil with my cheek in iny jialm  looking away where the brignntinc  Iny in the moonlight. 'The roll of  fno I.ark was In'/y anil soothing, am]  I hnd fallen into a dreamy do/e. whfii  1 was .startled broad awake by a  bright light m the ftky. Looking up,  I saw a great ball of lire lushing  through the air on a slant. P.y the  timo f hnel hauled in tho slack of my  wits enough lo know that it was a  shooting star, the glare; wus so bright  thnt the light of tho moon wan ol no  moro nccount. thnn a slush lump, and  thc  stars   were,  doused  altogether.  "There win ,-��������� rushing, hisiing  noise in tho air ns the. thing camo  down. When it got pretty ncni', tha  light nlmo'it blinded me, and I could  see nothing but tho fiery glonni on  the water. It wasn't ns long from  tho time It liovo iii sight until it  struck ns f Hnvo been in lolling how  it looked. It. nuist Have boen travelling liko a canon ball, or mnybo a  good many moro knots a minute, fn  thc glare I lost sight of the brlgni,-  tirie,  and  (lion I hen rd  a cuAsniNc: sound.  and the ball of fire disappeared, leaving everything blnck beforo my oyes  for a moment.  "When 1 had blinked tlie sight bnck  into  my  oyes  nnd  got  used  to     tho  England.  Lord Grimthorpo's greatest achievements, apart from his enormous  prnclico ut tlie parliamentary bar,  havo been lho designing of tho clock  nt the lleiuscs of Parliament, and tho  restoration, nt his own charges, of  St.  Alban's Abbey.  When tho clock wns projected Vul-  liamy. and other famous clock-  makers, who wero asked to tender,  demurred to a stipulaLion that it  should be guaranteed not to \ury  more than a minute a week. But  Mr. Heckctt-Denison, as Lord Clriui-  lliorpc then wns, wns udnmanl, anel  the contract wns given to Mr. Dent,  who worked from Lord (Irimthorpe's  designs after the Astronomer Itoyul  hnd w ilhdi'nwn from thc wholo affair  A curious sequel wns tho action  brought by the founders eif Ilig"-"llen  ngnlriht l^ord Criinthorpe, who (ind  declared IhnL the bell wail a disgrace  to thc country. ',  ft fell lo thc lot of the mnn wiio  ufterwnrdw l-ccumu l^ord Itusbell :of  Killowcn to croHS-cxamine IiOrd  Grimthorpe, nnrl the excitement was  fntemio over whnt wns expected '* lo  be a. buttle of the giants.  Itul the me-p know ono nnollipr'n  powers, and th'e eileeuiiiler wns onlv  distinguished by urbanity and n lender regard for eiirh other's feelings.  Lord Grimthorpe, however, had to  Pny SI,000 damages.  .  PHYSICAL DETERIORATION.  ."But what about physical deterioration?" v .'  "On that point I give the testimony of my own eyes. I find the  people better clothed, cleaner, and  certainly loss drunken. The children  are better booted, and wear cleaner  pinafores, and I think they aro bettor, because morc cheaply fed. But  tho regiment that in last autumn  manoeuvres had the most lads fall  out through bad foot camo from  the worse districts I -visited. I need  hardly point out the moral.  "Here and there in largo blocks of  houses and people I was often surprised by the tidy homes and the  clean children, representing patient  lovo and care on the part of the  mothers."  "The municipal bodies have not  been ploughing the snnd. _ Roads aro  better paved. Thc streets "are broader anel cleaner. Drainage, is sweeter  anel there is a complete absence of  offensive smells. The efforts of the  London County Council loomed up  wherever ono wont, and here and  thero the local authorities were keeping stride and pace with central authority." .  "Have you any figures to illustrate  all this?",'  Mr Burns glanced meaningly at his  bookshelves and memoranda.  "Figures? Well, here are a few���������  just a mere sprinkling. London has  been brightened everywhere by 430  separate road and street widenings,  which���������1 may mention incidentally���������  have swept away over 100 liquor saloons. The parks and opon spaces  under the L.C.C. have jumped in fifteen years from forty to 106. Apart  from theso the Borough Councils  have another 120 under their'charge  ���������all butter kept than  IN  THE OLD D'AYS.  Beyond theso, again, I find that  100 churchyards havo bcon thrown  open and open - spaces - where -Londoners, old and. young, can gather  for leisure and pleasure, see the play  of water, the sight of flowers, and  hear the gay solace to a tired industrial of gay music.  "Then," added Mr. Burns, still  turning over his accumulation of caro  fully arranged jottings, "you must  not forget the other agencies of  sweetness and light in the 1500 school  play-grounds which have boen opened  during the last 30 years���������thc 60 libraries, 50 baths, 12 polytechnics,  and on equal number of clean and  handsome L.C.C. or Itowton lodging  houses. .In the small districts, especially, tho great increase W public  institutions has spread a new atmosphere.'  TOWELS AS SUX-PROTECTOTIS.  The refusal of thc British War  Ollice to issuo sun-hats has hnd a  somewhat remarkable eoqucl. "A  battalion of tho 2nd Grenadier  Guurds went out lo exercise under  General Paget on the Fox Ili'ds,  near 'Aldershot, "nnd tho sun being  exceedingly hot thc nfllcers ordered  the Guardsmen to take their towels  with them and wrap them vound  their heads. So extraordinary    a  spectacle has never boon seen 'in. tho  streets or laneR of Aklershot as the  long column of Guards swinging  along with their hea:!s wrapped in  white towels, and their lint "lirod-  ricku" perched on top.  T1IF.  CZAR'S  BODYGUARD.  Tlie Czar's body-guard consists of  fifteen Circassians noted for their  kccnricf-s nnd courage. Th'oy accompany thc Emperor everywhere, sometimes in disguise, sometimes in uniform, and on occasions as private  gentlemen of thc Court. They keep  a special watch on the Kitchen, and  examine everything .' that* is coo'-eS  before, it is placed on tho Imperial  tnble.        Tho' wine    is lusted several  tnl:  times  a  duy. by/'three  persons,  fear llnil it should bc drugged.  for  Vienna     a  institution  A GOOD IDEA.  There is in a suburb eif  Hni(|tio horticultural  which might be advantageously copied in this country. The idea on  which it is founder! is to encourage  children to tako nn interest in flowers nnd trees. About 750 children  attend regularly, nnd this year they  have planted 2,000 trees nnd plants.  At the end of tho year prizes' arc  elistributod    to     the  children     whose  LITTLE JAPAN  NOT  SO   SM\LL.  Mor.t of our maps of Asia aro  drown to a small M'nle. and on such  maps tl-o Japanese archiiielago fills  littlo space. But she is larger than  England nnd more, populous.' .She  has 6,000,000 moro people than  Fiance. She sent six armies .ovor.  sen within "six months, every one of  which was ns big us cither army that  met ut Waterloo. She has sent to  Manchuria twice as many soldiers in  six months as England sent to.South  Africa in two years.  Lidium is the name of a-new substance made of compressed cork. It  is used for making furniture, va.vt'f,  picture-frames,  etc.  It certainly wns puzzling. We-  had Watclieei him go in any number,  of times. Together wo hnd watched  him, from behind closcly-cuirt-oinocl  wirklows pull out a bunch of keys,  and, after carefully selecting one,  open tho door.  But where was tlio keyhole? We  cotil'd not discover nny signs of' ono.  It began to prey on our minds. I  lost nil intercut in everything else.  It wa.s in a very uneasy ami nervous state of mired that 1 decided to  coll upon my old friend Michael  O'Hnra, chief of polico. He laughed  Heartily at my story, but nsked In  wliat wny he could servi*. inc. 1 could  think of no better plan than to havo  a man put on watch.  With the chie-ffl promise of tlio_do-  tcotive that afternoon, I took leave,  determined 1o have a closer look at  thc mysterious promises on my way  home. As I approached tho hou,se,  anel obtained a near view of the  doorknob, '1 stai-Hoel with terror, for  now there wns no l-aio-b a*t all;  th'o.ugJi I moMt .distinctly sttw a ki*y-  holc..  I  M.nred like one bereft, "and   then  ran  across the street and-into    my ���������  own house.  "The keyhole, is gone! No, th'o  doorknob is gone! Oh,-no; I-don't  know.which" is gone!"   ...'-  "Oli,  is  it the door  opposite' that'   '  lias  caused  you  to  lose  control   - of  yourself?" exclaimed my wife.  "Wliat  is the matter now?"  "There is no doornob, but thero ia  a keyhole,"  I answered.  '  "That   is  very  strange,"   said   my  wife.     "Are you  sure?"  Slie walkeel to tlie window, anel I  followed, in a da-*eel condition. Wo  looked out together, awd there,  whero T could havo sworn I hnd a  few minutes before seen a keyhole,  there was nothing but a knob!  That afternoon the detective called. ITo asked me a number of (pies-  tions, to wliich I gave slight heeel,  for I was revolving a plan that  would carry me into the enemy's  cou'n,try. I would an"! c<n him that  very dny, us soon as ho returned. I  felt that I could not get a nights  s"e>cp after what I had seen thnt day.  We sat smoking and talking for  n-iairly two hours, .wliien the watchful  detective sud-denly pressed my arm.  Following his glance, I saw the occupant of th'e opposite house ascending  the' .steps.  Wc started   immediately,  bu,t     our -  mian had entered ami closed his eloor  when    we  reached    tho     street.       -I  mounted the ste*ps and rapped sharp--  iy.  In response to a polite inquiry   as  to    t'he nature* of _ our call,  I intro-   "  duced myself as an opposite neighbor    ���������>  and said that f had a twofold reason  for  calling.     The first was to  mako  his acquaintance,     nnd tho second ���������  but here I -stammered and hesitated,    '  for 3   found it extremely difficult   to  explain.    But hca-c the detective came  to  my  rese-uc,   seeing the  embarrasts-  ment I wns in.  "Mr. Morwin," h'e said, for as  sucli our host had introduced himself, "I know you will pardon us, but  it is your front doeir that has caused  us to intruele Upon you."'  I "My front door!" exclaimed Mr.  Mcrwin.  "To be moro explicit, the knob on  your front door," answered the detective, "for it seems to have a  knack of appearing, and disappearing." '  - \  "���������Well, well!" exclaimed Mt. Mer-.  win, anel we really th'o light he woulel  explode with laughter. "I hail no '  idea I was being watched," hc said,  after this outburst; "but as it can  make no elifferenco neiw, as to-Uay I  have Kocured the pa lent I have been , "  Working for, ,a will explain. --Here is *  a working model," Ho said'-'go ing to  a cabinet,anel bringing forth n mina-  turc door;, "thatVwill show what I  mcat^^_y<iu__fteiii' here .n knob. Notico thiyt I rni.*������"~it Ko^and'TVelisicIoso ���������"  thc keyhole, il insert tho key thus,  unloclf tlio* catch, _removc the key,  drop the knob s-o, anel there you havo  tlie door with no ugly defacement of  a "keyhole. To-dny I removed th'o  one on my front eloor to mako a  Alight alteration. That, gentlemen,  is what T call rather a ncnt invention. "'   ���������>���������   SUN'S    C0E.0NA   WEIGHED.  Atmosphere, Temperature and Telescope  Used as  Scales.  The astronomers of thc Lick Observatory ha-.e issued a report giv-'  ing tho results of investigations  made by l'rofessor Arrhenius, tho  great Swedish scientist, who has  been spending two months in the ob-  servutory. He. weighed the sun's -, -,  corona, anil says that it scales about  twenty-live million tons. The scales  used were the atmosphere, ''the temperature ond  the telescope. -  Although* occupying a space extend-'  ing over several million miles' its  percentage of matter * is vory small,  Professor Atrhenius estimating that  there is only one minute dust particle  for each fifteen cubic yards of space.  Besides weighing  tho    coionn,     the  professor believes that he hns Solved  several  other disputed points,  includ- ,  ing the source of tho coronal light.  In nnother report thc astronomers  stale that the distance of Alpha Cen-  taui'i from the earth has boon determined spoctroscopically: It is approximately 24,92?),208,000,000  miles away, nnd,is the nearest known  star to the darlh. Its light requires  four and a .quarter years to reach  our planet.  The spoctrospic observations agree  with those made by tho telescope.   4-   ��������� It is difficult for .a man to climb  to the top of the ladder, but it is  dead easy for him to slide down  again. r**"*--ar-<S3^-*'������  /tf?  ST  V  *0<H'>-C>i>C'*-'>0*'>C>-t>0-'>^  YOUNG  FOLKS  <K>ooO(>tD<><>a*r>CK>o<><>e>o^  HOME AGAIN.  Bet you don't know whoro I'vo been  I'vo boen off down  on a farm!  Look here, where I've burnt tho skin  More'n half way up my arm!  I could hnd a teeny pig  To bring home, but ma snid uo,  Jt would got too awful big  When it one', begun to grow.  An'  I saw 'oni mak!:*.'  liny  With a cutter ten feet wide���������  "When  1  wanted,  all  the day  I could sit on toi) an' rldo  An'  oncl, sir,  tho cutter stick  Cut  a  rabbit   right  in  two���������  Ho went "squeak, squeak!" liko tliat,  quick���������  An' you ought t<  seen him���������wh'cw!  Farmers liavo no groe'ry store.  But  thoy got tlioir eggs tn mows,  An' they don't need milkmen for  Th'oy squeeze milk  straight   out  of  cows!  An' my uncle���������Uncle Jed���������  Onct whon I wns standin' by  "Open up your mouth!" he said���������  But he squirted in  my eyo!  I went round in overalls  An' had pie for breakfas'���������gee!  An' I rang tho bell that calls  In for dinner an'  for tea,  A������'  the hired  girl,  she ato  At the tablo 'long with  'us'���������  ���������Country girls aren't s'posed to wait.  So  ma didn't raise a fuss.  H washed  near the back-stoop  pump.  In a  basin with tho rest.  An' nobody tried to jump  On us when wo splashed or messed.  Ilia,  she says that I'm a sight  'Cause I got so black���������oh, dear,  I'm afraid I'll get all whito  'Fore I go again next year.  BIS PLUCK kM DEVOTION  STOUT OF  A WOUNDED JAPANESE   SCOUT.  -FLOSSIE'S AIR-TRIPS.  There had boon weeks and weeks of  illness -far-^Flossie; but one sunny  day mama camo in with hat and  wraps on and looking very mysterious. She wont to thc closet whero  Flossie's things had hung limp~-and  useless, and Flossie's oyes grew big  witK wonder when* sho brought them  out���������the soft, warm coat and bluo  hood and mittens that used to go to  school every morning and go sliding  down-hill afternoons and Saturdays.  Sho camo straight to tho bed with  them and said, "What do you say to  an airing, little girl? Just hold out  those arms, if you plcnso."  * Flossie was so surprised she could  not lift thcm. They were vory wabbly, anyway, so mamma lifted- her  up, and said, with a gay little smile  . that held the tears back, "Yes, dear,  you are going to have "on your wraps  and take thc air this" morning," and  she buttoned the coat over the little  white gown, tied the, h'ood under Vho  chin and slipped.th'e mittens on. Then  Flossie "and. bed and all were done up  in a great big blanket bundle, and  the,front windows'thrown up fu.ll  height. The frosty air came tingling  in witli the busy click of hurrying  feet and  all tho city's  din.  Then brother rushed in witli cap,  overcoat and mittens on, and his  reins, with their jingling sleigh-bells,  dangling from his waist.  "Hello!" h'e said. -"Is this turnout ready- to start?" and throwing  the loose end of the reins over tho  foot of the little whito bod, ho pranced and capered aftor a most spirited  fashion. And Flossie laughed till tho  curls began to nod once moro, and  mamma said that was enough* for one  time. So th'e windows wore whisked  'down and the wraps put away till the  next day, whon Flossie's eyes began  ta sparkle a bit as soon as thoy wore  brought  ou.t.  "Now," said mama, "this timo we  are going to have a little car ride.  Here's the conductor," and brother  marched solemnly in with a big conductor's cap on. "Whiz, whiz!  came nn electric -car round tho corner, and mama "slipped a nickel in  Flossie's Hand just as thn conductor  came along, taking up th'e fares and  dinging mama's table-bell each time  frpnjlthe_dopth"s_of_his_ pocket,  a lovely ride,  Visit   to   the   "Red Cross Hospital  in the Kopmacbi  District.  Tho Rod Cross Society of Japan is  a nationnl organization, 'honco all its  hospitals aro in uso to-day for convalescent soldiers from Sasebo nnd  Hiroshima, writes a Tokio correspondent.  Last woek I visited the Rod Cross  Hospital in tho Kopmachi district  witli a committee from Imon FuJIn  Kwnl (Ladles' Aid Society) consisting of tho Marchioness Oyama, Marchioness Nateshimn, Baroness Matsu-  dnira, Baroness Songo and Mmo Chln-  dn. It wns one of tho most interesting and instructive exporionces of the  summer.  First wo woro ushered into tho Individual rooms of tlio officers, with  whom tlie Japanese ladies exchanged  n fow remarks. With but fow exceptions these men wero woundoelv ot  Nnnshan. They said Ilttlo of* tlio  bloody day, as if thoy would put ft  from them.  We paused nt th'o door of oacli ward  bowed to th'o inmates, and then listened, eagerly to all tho Surgoon-  Goneral could tell. A row of low  iron bedsteads, each* with mattress,  sheets and scarlet blankets extended  along each" sido of tho room; and on  these patients sat in Japanese fashion, on their'Heels, and bowed low  ns tho party approached. I'hey wore  unbleached muslin kimonos with a reel  croits on t'ho left arm and sat with  downcast oyes in a manner peculiar  to the Japanese when in tho presence  of elders  or superiors.  THE 'DESCRIPTIVE LIST  of each patient, with, the outline of a  man's figuro, showing where' ho was  wounded, the entrance and exit of  bullet, etc, lay on the bunk, and  .when it was a case of special interest, from a professional standpoint,  tho Surgeon-General discusscel it with  tlio attending surgeon, and in several instances tho patient was told  to opon his kimono and show tho  wound. It seemed impossible that  Pausing before one splendidly buili\  sturdy fellow tho surgeon showed u������  four wounds through back, breast,  arm and wrist. Hc Had bcon a scout  on tho Yalu.  In the cold gray dawn  of a March  morning    ho     was  making his     way  WINTER OF POLAR MISERY  XIVED  ."FOR   SEVEN  ON PENGUINS  When Daylight   Came  Their     Best  Friends Would Not Have  Known Them.  All who would liko to know how  three men can exist when cast away  on tho shores of a polar land on tho  vergo of winter, with food enough  for a fow weeks, with no shelter excepting a tout, no fuel and no other  resources save two guns, some ammunition and n sail needle, may  have thoir curiosity .satisfied in tho  detailed narrative which Dr. J. Gun-  nar Andorsson i.s writing. Ho will  tell of tho Antarctic winter of 1903  which ho and two comrades spoilt in  a misery of dirt and darkness on  tho bleak shore of northern Graham  Land, to tho south of South America.  Somo details of tho story havo already been made public by Dr. Nor-  dcnskiold in his recc.*r^'ldress before  tha Koyal Geographical Society in  London.  'The throo mon kept lifo in thoir  bodies through tho winter, but lived  in great wretchedness, and so changed wero thoy in appearance when daylight camo that their best friends  would "not have known them. They  wore members of Dr. Otto Norden-  skiold's pnrty on " tho steamer Antarctic, but he did not know that  any men from that vessel were on  land; and wlion he met them in. tho  spring he did not recognize them as a  part of his* own expedition until they  told thoir names.  No wonder, for they were ns black  aa coal from head to foot, with long  black hair hanging down ovcr thoir  shoulders and black,' bushy beards.  The skis on which they were travelling over the snow were the ��������� only  thing about theni that seemed to indicate somo acquaintance with civilization. They scorned to belong to  one of the lower typos of men who  live almost in a natural state,  LIKE  THE BRUTE   CREATION.  and by the timo tho winter night had  fairly fallen they had killed and frozen about  MONTHS 400 OF THESE BIRDS.  Penguins aro not good eating, and  tho art of cookery, as practised in  the Antarctic regions, has novor mado  their flesh very palatable.  But they wore thc stair of lifo of  tho threo inen that winter, okod out  by a mouthful or two of bread each  ���������day, an occasional bite of preserved  moat and tho flesh of seals that were  killed now and thou and whoso chief  utilits* was to supply oil for fuel.  Seal blubber was piled in a largo  meat tin and sot to blazing and  smoking, nnd it wus thus that tho  skins, clothing and sealskins worn by  tho men woro turned densely black.  Every ono has heard of tho revulsion of stomach nnd norvcH from  which mon suffer whon thoy try to  cnt a quail a-day for thirty days.  When men fnller at such a task, wo  can imagine that nothing but tlio  fear of death would drive thoin to  eat tho coarso and greasy penguin  every day for seven months. The  feat was accomplished and it shows  what men can do when necessity  drives.  But tho hardest part ot their lot,  after all, was the protracted confinement during tho long stormy winter.  Seal blubber was too scarco to bo  used excepting when thelneals were  cooked, and so for days at a'time  the threo men curled up in their  sleeping hogs in the pitchy darkness,  with nothing to read if they could  havo seen to read, an'd nothing to do  but listen to the flowing of the polar  storm. It was hard fate, but they  como out" of it in marvellous fashion,  evon though the winter left them as  black as Africans.  Dr. Andersson believes that a full  description of their experiences will  bo of service to future explorers in  distress during tho survey of ,the  desolate and stormy southern lauds.  TRIED ALL ELSE  TO NO BENEFIT  /n  REDUCES  EXPENSE  85,090 Reward s^tfsSJB  limited, Toronto, to any person who  tun prove that this soap contains  iny form of adulteration whatsoever,  tr contains any injurious chemicals.  Ann- n-r Ota Oetasan. Eat*. nl  CHINESE   CHILDREN'S   AGES.  A CliinosV! child is considered a year  old at its birth, and its ngo is reckoned, not from its birth-rluys, but  front its Now Year's Dnys. If it happens to bo born on February 1st, tho  day before tho Chinese Now Year's  Duy, it is said to bo two years old  when it is two days old. It is ono  year old when born, and another  year Is added on its first Now Year's  Day.  &4uui>&/^ J*ur-it������*<t> *t&*+zi>v4 $e/-m&'_ *  -&?4f cc>rty4Xrilrer^-n^A^r^ mey<?u&/^ m  d#*u) <7wt Senu/- '/&&' -$7iiiy?vcC'  It was a lovely ride, Flossie said,  with' shining eyes, and it was so nice  to hear outside.things again!  The next day, whon ready to start,  a little brown birdie flow from tho  cedar-troo right. past the window.  Brother said, "Oh, lot's take a fly!"  and flapped h'is "wings" enough for  all three, Flossie, mamma and himself. So tlioy flow right up into the  birdie's winter homo in th'o big, sheltering cedar, and mamma seeme'd to  know all about hor family, and could  answer all their questions ns well as  Mrs, Birdie herself. Tlien they dropped down on tho waving arms of tho  big oak and swung a while, till mama  liustled them right in out of the cold.  After a week of thoso daily-air-  trips Flossie had gathered so many  winter roses in hor littlo whito chocks  and the blue eyes had caught so  much of the sparkling -sunlight from  frosty roofs and snow-h'ung trees,  that one morning sho found herself  standing at tho big front efoor, ' and  then.n littlo later sho nnd that warm  wrap and blue hood and mittens woro  acttially sliding 'down-hill  again.  A REMARKABLE RECORD,  Baby's Own Tablets havo a remarkable record. All over tho land  you will find mothers who will tell  you this medicino has saved th'o  lives of their little ones. When you  givo Baby's Own ' Tablets to , your  children you have a guarantee that  you are not stupefying _ them with  poisonous sooth ing .stuffs. No other  medicine for children gives this guarantee, and no other medicine safely  cures all such-ilis as colic, indigestion, .' ebnstipntibn",. diarrhoea" and  teething troubles. .The Tablets not  only, euro these .troubles," but an occasional dose given" to" a well child  prevents them. "Mrs. G. A. Sawyer,  Clarencoville, Que., says : "I have  used Baby's Own Tablets for my  littlo girl and find that they are tho  very best medicine I can give ��������� her."  Try thc Tablets for your children���������  they will not disappoint you. Sold  by medicine dealers or sent by mail  at 23 cents a box by writing the Dr.  Williams' Modicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  back to Kuroki's headquarters from  the enemy's linos, with two comrades who had shared th'o perilous  mission. Tliey had reached a narrow stream, when,, suddenly, shots  from behind showed they woro seen  by the enemy.  Ono of the brave fellows fell dead  in thc stream. It is not the business of scouts to, figh't, but to report observations, so the two others  dashed across to thc opposite bank,  whon a shot struck number two and  he fell.  Tho injured scout flung him across  his back and plunged into the bus-h-  es, Hoping to oscapo, but was pursued and  _._    -)   SMOKE HEALS  WOUNDS.  Wo sometimes hoar of lockjaw resulting from running a pin or a  rusty nail into the foot or hand. If  every person woro aware of a perfect  remedy for sucli wounds, and woulel  apply it, then such reports would  cense. The remedy is simple, always nl hand, can ho applied by anyone, and, what In hotter, is infulii-  ble. It Is simply to smoke tho  Wound, or any wound thnt i.s bruised  or iiiflnmod, wilh a woollen cloth.  Twenty niinuto.s in the smoko will  tnko the [min out of the worst caso  of inflammation arising from such a  wound.  SHOT FOUR TIMES.   *  With    superhuman  strength Ke stag-  gored   along,   his   bleeding  companion  all tho whilo beseeching to bc left behind.  But tho brave follow knew that the  Japancso cntnp wns vory near, and  pressed on. At last ho was forced  to drop his burden, remembering tho  vital news hc had, to impart, and  witK ono last effort reachedJ Kuroki's  lines.  Moro dead than nllvo ho poured out  his story "antf then lapsed into unconsciousness. For n timo his lifo  hung in tho balance, but youth and  strength prevailed, and there he sat  beforo us, a sturdy. young soldier,  ready lo return to h'is Emperor's service,  despite four bullet  wounds.  Another curious case was that of a  young fellow, badly cut about tho  head and cars.  "See what those ungrateful Coreans did! ��������� They threw stones at this  man and nearly killed him!" was tho  Marchioness Oyama's remark to hip  as theSurgeon-Gonornl told his story,  , Tlius for two hours we passed from  ono ward to tlie other, impressed  moro and more by_ the Hearty condition of the wounded. Unlike the  sick, th'oy have no long period of  convnlscenco. Onco tlieir wounds lienl  thoy are woll mon, and it '"ins been  demonstrated that no other soldiers  recover so quickly from wounds as  th'e Japanese, their physical condition being attributed to lho nature  of tho "Japanese  ration.   4   Tips aro no longer optional in  Berlin; thev have become obligatory.  Sei that Ihero shall bo no misunderstanding on the subject, the prapn'e-  tors  of  public  baths  have  issued   iir-  | ticos   fixing  tlio  amount  of  "tin"   to  j bc given  the attendants.  The dogs took fright at the forbidding black figures and boiled in every  direction.  Late in 1902 the 'Antarctic was  trying to force her way through' the  heavy ice to roach Dr. Nordonskiold's  camo at Snow Hill,, about 150 miles  to tho southwest. When it became  evident that the vessel could not  reach his camp. Dr. Andersson, the  leader of the -ship party, decided to  try to reach the explorers by a sledge  journey over tho sea, ice and  land.  Hc took with him Mr. Dusc and a  sailor named Grundcn and a small  stock of supplies and set out with  high hopes of soon reaching his  friends. Sledging, howevor, proved  to bo enormously difficult and by  tho timo the little party reached  land their strength and resources  were nearly exhausted.-  The" twilight was lengthening, the  darkness would soon fall and . they  know very well that if they tried to  moke the march of 100 miles southward ' and met with any special difficulties in ,the untraversed land they  wero certain to perish. There was  nothing to do except to go into  camp and eke out the winter somehow or othor.  -  They had about three weeks' supply  of canned meats, bread and coffee,  threo sleeping bags, a piece of tarpaulin and a tent, but no implements  excepting a few knives and cooking  utensils.and one needle, and nothing  to wear but their summer clothing.  The first thing to do was to provide shelter an'd then to secure aU  the game possible before darkness put  an end to hunting.  They put up their tent and piled  up stones so as completely to encircle the tent with a stone wall.  Over the whole thoy spread tlie piece  of tarpaulin.  Their abode was thus provided with  double walls; and when the snow  came they covered their hut deep  under snow, excepting at the narrow  entrance. They     were   th'us     able  throughout the winter to keep an  average temperature of only a little  below tho freezing point.  Within a few miles there were  plenty of penguins waiting to be shot  MOOSE  HUNTING.  Tho finest region in Canada for tho  " , ntcr ' who wishes to securo Moose  is tho Temagami region in New Ontario, nnd now easy, of access by th'e  Grand Trunk. Railway System and  North Bay. AU information regarding guides, routes, rates etc., can  be had on application to agents or  by addressing G. T. Boel, G P, & T.  A., Montreal.'  SAFEST FOOD.  In "Any Time "of Trouble is Grape-  Nuts.  Food to rebuild the strength and  that is pro digested must bo selected  when ono is convalescent. At this  time there is nothing so valuable as  Grape-Nuts for tho reason that this  food is all nourishment and is also  all digestible - nourishment. A woman wiio used it says:  "Some time ago I was very ill  with typhoid fever, so ill everyone  thought I would die, even myself. It  left mo so weak I could not properly  digest food of nny kind and I also  had much" bowel trouble which loft  mo a  weak,  helpless-wreck.  "I nceeled nourishment ns badly as  anyone could, but none of tho tonics  helped mo until I finally tried Grape-  Nuts food niorning and ovening. This  not only supplied food that I thought  delicious as could be, but it also  made me perfectly well and strong  again so I can do all my housework,  sleep well, cun eat anything without  any trace of bowel trouble nnd for  that reason alone Grape-Nuts food  is worth its weight in gold.". Namo  given by Postum Co., Battle Creek  Mich".  Typhoid fever like some other diseases attacks the bowels and frequently sets up bleeding and makes  them for months incapable of digesting tho starches and therefore pre  digested Grape-Nuts is invaluable for  the well-known rensbn Hint in Grape  Nuts nil the starches ..have been  transformed into grape sugar. This  means "that the first stage of digestion has been mechanically accomplished in Grape-Nuts food at the  factories and therefore anyone, no  matter how weak the stomach, can  handle it and grow strong, for all  the nourishment  is  still  there.  There's a sound reason and IO  days trial proves.  THEN     DODD'S KIDNEY   PILLS  CUBED HIS DIABETES.  Startling- Case of Thos.'Harrison,  of St. Mary's Ferry���������He Tells  the Story Himself. ���������.  St. Mary's Ferry, York-County, N.  B., Oct. 17.���������(Special).���������That Do'dd's  Kidney Pills will curo Diabetes, one  of the most deadly forms of Kidney  Discaso, has been satisfactorily proved by Mr. Th'os. Harrison, of this  place. Speaking of his curo Mr.  Harrison says :  *" "I began, to suffer with severe pains  above ~tho region of th"o Kidneys.  When I lay down it was torture to  get up again. My appetite failed  and I lost flesh rapidly.  "I doctored with several physicians  but-it was all of no use.. Shortly  aftor this I began to urineite blood  and-then "I knew I was in tho grip  of that dread monster. Diabetes.  "At this timo a -friend prevailed on  me to try a box of Dodd's Kidney  Pills and they did me so much good  I continued the' treatment till I had  used three -boxes. They cured uie  completely."   1   RUSSIAN COURT BALLS.  The Emperor and Empress of Russia usually give five Court balls during the season. The_ flrst embraces  all who have any title to recognition  and counts about 3,000 guests. Tho  second includes something under 2,-  000, and the number is reduced with  each successive ball, until the fifth is  400, or possibly 500.     .  Cholly���������"I wonder how il is. Miss  Dolly, that you're always out whsn  I call?" Dolly���������"Oh! it's just my  luck,   I'suppose."  Lever'a Y-55 (Wiso Head) Disinfect.  ant Soap Powder is a boon to any  home.'. It disinfects' and cleans at  the  same time.  Tram faro is not needed by sehocl  children in Victoria, Austrulia. Tliey  are carried- in .curs,, .to and frcm  school free of charge.  Tor Over Sixty Vears  Mns. Wn.ni.oWii SoorniKa Svnur hiu boon awl **���������������  nillliotuof motheri far thoir oMltlren whilo loolhlnff.  Ilnnotliiss tbechllt], cr.ftcnn the cuou, allaynpalo, oarea  windcollc.rcsulntcathestointmnandbowela, anil I- ilia  bentremodyfor Hiarrht-ea, Twenty-flvo cants u ImUIo  Sold bffdruB'*'iBt4 throughout tho world, lie aura o������nd  alk<ffor"Miu.WiJSSLoir'sSooTiizi.uSyitiiF."   -'���������10  Tho smallest inhabited istfa-id Iu  lho world is that on which the EelJy-  stono Lighthouse stands. At low  water it is 30ft. in diameter.  A Veteran's Story���������George Lewis, of Shn.-  mokin, Pa., writes: "1 am eighty years  of age. I liai*c been trouble.! with Catarrh for fifty years, and in my tlmo  liavo used a great many catarrh cures,  but never had any relief until I used  Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder. One  box cured* mo completely." CO cents.���������  25  Mother-���������"What's tho matter?" Mrs  Nouwed���������"I���������I always    heard Charles  was  fond  of  tho  turf,   but I   simply  cau't  get   him     to   touch   tho     lawn  mower."  J  ^"tftADt HAKW ���������  j x'wH  *%*,.< A HG.J*m\\  ���������  ��������� ~^^^~ .  USE   "ISLAND CITY"  BOUSE AND FLOOR  PAINTS  Will Dry In 8 Hours.  tn (al* at all Hard-Mr-* ftnliri  P.  D. DODS & CO., Montreal, Toronto,   Vancouver.  POULTRY  Wo can handle your poultry either  alive or dressed to best advantago.  Also your buttcr, eggs, honey and  otiier  produce.  THE   DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO.,  Limited  Car.   Wost   Market   ami   Colborne   Sts,   TORONTO.  DB. A. W. CHASE'S  CATARRH CURE...  5c.  free.  b seat direct to the dUeu-a*  part* bf'lie Improved Blower.  He-da Ibe olcers, elo-aa jij j,  paBsages, Hops dropplnt-j ta the  (uro-u and permanandy cures  Catrtfrfi and Hot Fever. Blower  !. iUJ dealers, or Dr. A. W. Chaal  .  pel  -Han-hand Ha  ._   Uldeaf  Medicine Co., Toronto and Buffat*  Housekeeper���������"You don't look as if  ypu had washed yourself for a  month." Tramp :���������"Please, inuin,  th' doctors say th' proper time to  bathe is two hours after a meal, and  I haven't had anything you call a  meal  for six  weeks."  fiioard's UnM for sale miftim  An analysis of the first Christian  names of tho members of the Kouso  of Commons shows that out of Do  total of C70 no less than 02 arc  called John.  Helpless aa ������ Baby���������South American'  Rheumatic Curo strikes thc root or the  ailment and strikes it quick. B. W.  Wright. 10 JJaniel streot, Broclcvillc,  Out., for twelve years a great sufferer  from rheumatism, couldn't wash hiiu-  selt or dress .himself.. After using six  bottles Was ablo to Ro-to work, and  says: "I tliiulc pain lias left mo forever."���������28  Tho English race is getting nearsighted owing to tho city life en J  conditions of our civilisation, says  a well-known oculist.     ��������� .   - ' - * ^  Tho discovery has been made tliat  good paper can bo produced from the  refuso hops that have hilhesto I ion  thrown away at breweries, or used  as manure.  BWs Liniment Mltm fieorafgi-  To remove marking-ink stains f-..im  linen paint the mark with a solution  of cyanide of potassium with ,-��������� enm-  ol's hair brush. As soon na the ink  disappears the linen should be well  rinsed  in cold  water.  ���������  ufd's Liniment Cores Burns, efc  Slowpay���������"Doctor,  I suppose    you  can  recommend  your   tailor  to  mo?  Doctor���������"Certainly,     but    you     will  havo to got  somoono olso  to recommend you to my tailor."  Her Heart   liko  a   Pollute-*   Sprinrj-  ���������Mrs. James Srigley, Pelco Island,  Ont., says: "I was for five years afflicted with dyspepsia, constipation, heart  illsen.se und nervous prostration. I cured  the heart trouble with Ur. Agnew's Cure  for tlio Heart, and the oilier ailments  vanished liko mist. Had relief In half  an   hour   after   the   first   dose."���������27  "Who was it," shouted Uie suffra-tc  leader���������"who was it that did Uio  most to elevate woman?" .Far down  the aisle a littlo chap blinked his  eyes, and drawled, "Whj', tho man  that invented those high Frohch  heels." And then tho meeting adjourned.  ftffnartf's Linfmenf Cures Dandruff,  Tho Baekaahe Stafiro mny lie just that  incipient form of kidney disease whicli,  if neglected,, will develop inlo stubborn  and distressing disorder tliat will take  long tedious treatment to euro. Don't  ncirlcct-tho-"backache���������.stn go" ~~of���������tlio"  most Insidious of diseases. Soulli American Kitlnoy Cure slops the ache In  six   hours   and   cures.���������llu  Clara���������"Did you lose your prcseiwo  of mind wlien ho attempted to kiss  you?" Mauel���������"Ves, for u moment.  Why, I nearly told him to stop."  I  wns     Cured    of  torriblo  lumbago  by MLVARD'S UNIMI'INT.  may. wai. mtowN.  I was  Cured  of a  bad  case  of earache hy MINAllD'S L1NIMKNT.  ants. s. kaulhack.  I was     Cured     of sensitive     lungs  by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS. S. MASTERS.  ^ SKULL DRUMS OF TIBET. "  Somo of tho most curious drums in  tho world are lho������*o ��������������� used by tho  Lamas of Tibet when they practise  their religious ceremonies. Thcy-j arc  manufactured from skulls, preferably  tho small ones of children, two of  which are placeel together and tlie  dried skin of a snake stretched ov  the concave side of eacli. The vertices of the two skulls are next cemented to either side of a wooden  disc covered with cloth, tho sides  with the skins, of course, being outermost, and to complete the ghastly  appearanco of these instruments, the  heads of devils und "horrible imaginary creatures are painted on them  to'gaudy colors.  "What a miir'dcrotis-looking villain  tho prisoner is," whispered nu old  lady in tho court-room to her husband. -."I'd bo afraid to got near  him." "Hush!" said lier husband.  "That isn't the prisoner, that's the  magistrate."  Under tho Norve Lash���������Tho torture  nnd torment of tho victim of nervous  prostration and nervous debility no one  can rifjlitly estimate who lias not been  under the ruthless la-sh of these 'relentless human foes. It. Williams,' of For'd-  wicli, Ont.,' wu|j for four years a nervous-wreck. Si*-: bottles of .South American Nervine worked a miracle, and his  doctor confirmed   it.���������2S  STUCK TO TEHNO.S.  It happened in a largo public park',  ar.d t/ho angry man failed to receive  a bit of sympathy from tho throng  of people who witnessed the scone.  Iio was walking with a pretty woman, evidently his wife, anel a small  boy, and ho had tho air of a man  who had brought his family out- for  a pleasure trip and loft his temper  at Homo.  Running along tho path the boy  tripped and fell, rending tho air with  shrieks entirely disproportionate to  liis size. The woman ran to pick  him up and soothe him, whilo the  man sank hack ufon an adjacent seat  entirely oblivious of a small placard  tacked upon it, gnd proceeded to deliver a lengthy lecture to thc boy upon thc evils of running away anywhere and in thc park in particular.  Tho child's clothes wero somewhat  dusty from contact witli tho gravel  pathway, and his mother vainly  reached for lier handkerchief to remove tho traces of his mishap. Finally .shj-L_askcd,__tjniidIy:���������     =   "James. ' will you ' lend me your  handkerchief to dust Robbie's  clothes? I am afraid I have lost  mine."  "That's rigiit," retorted the father,  as lie fished out the article and threw  it at hcr; "throw thoni away; I can  pny for more. Money's no object.  Look at me; efo I ever lose anything?  Now, do I?"  "No,     .lames."   replied     his     wife,  meekly,   "*l>iit- "  "IJut���������there's  no  but  about   it.     I  stick to things, and "  'Ves, dear." said the wife, meekly,  as she completed her task and rose  to lior foot; "I know you stick - to  things, anel perhaps"���������h'er voice grew  still meeker���������"jiorlinps flint i.s why  you sat down on that freshly-painted'  seat."  Dominion Line Steamships  MONTREAL TO  LIVERPOOL  t������ Moderate   Rate   Service. *W  Second c������li'n p&ueoreri tierl*>ed In keit aeooo-m)  auicD oa Uio ������������������racr si tb. law rate ef JIO ca  '^���������'eriwol. or *liw to Lonion. TtilrJ cl-.������ t������  A,'I"p.-������il.InmAon, GI-u*-ow or Queen-it .*ra-->li-U.  Y0T na p-,rtic<i't,r> applr to local a.ietiu, or  ., _ -��������� DOMUf IOJT LINK OI-FICJ***.  il KIdisu K., Toronto. 17 SU Sacraments'.. Utratreal  Dyeing!   Cleaning J  Fer the let-* (Met .���������������<* jvu -rork la Ue  "BBITUH AHEBICAN DrUNQ CO."    '  -feoak for af-mt la roar Ion, er mb4 tinea.  MontrealjToroato, Ottawa, Quebtaa  ���������-<���������!  * i  sjM  Pinto  Shell  Cordovan  When  tho little folks tako colds  and coughs, don't neglect them  and let them  strain the tender  membranes of their lungs,  Give them  ������~.   '���������''  The Lung  Tonic  It will cure theni quickly antl  strengthen their lungs.  It is pleasant to take,  Prices, 2Sc., S0c, ana fl.00.   306  COST OF POOR KELIEF.  Tho cost of relieving tho poor in  England is going up by leaps and  bounds. Since 1992 the ceist of indoor maintenance of tho poor has in-  crcascd hy -17 per cent, in London  nnd 4*1 per cent, in the rest of the  country. ' The cost of outdoor -relief has in the same poridd increased  38 per cent, in London and 28 per  cent, outside London. The total  cost of relief per head of the population has increased during the last  decade from 53 to 72 cents in London, and from 30 to' 32 cents in the  rest.of England and Wales..  "Was your ship crippled by tho  storm?" asked the reporter. ^Sho  was not," replied the captain,  "though sho lost one of her hands."  Shaw���������"He has tbe inventive faculty very highly developed." Martin���������  "What has he invented? "Nothing,  so far as I know. But when his wife  goes out he can think of things to  keep the baby amused by the hour!'-'  Used in H.B.K. Mitts, Gloves  and Moccasins���������tough as whalebone, flexible, soft, pliable, scorch-  proof, wind-proof, boil-proof,  crack-proof, tear-proof, rip-proof,  cold-proof, almost wear-proof���������  certainly the g?eatest leather  ever used in mitts and gloves.  Like buckskin it is tanned  without oil, unlike buckskin it is  not-porous, it is wind-proof���������will  outwear three buckskins.  '���������"Pinto" Mitts and Gloves  never crack or harden, never get  sodden, are always warm, pliable,  soft and comfortable.  Sold at all dealers but never without this brand :-���������     , ������������������  H.B.K5  ---V BRAND ���������"',->  HUDSON BAV KNITTING CO.  Montreal    Winnipeg    Dawson 2  Vtl  fi]  ti\  ISSUE NO. 42���������0-4,  III Thirty Years Before  the Public.  Twelve Thousand in  Actual Use.  Ther ������������������������<��������� the product of money, brains ami experience-sub-  sranti.i! Pi-mo-; for people who buy, but ono instrument in a  lift- time. Thoy look well, sound well and wear well. >ft  with .'ill their goodness they uro sold at a reasonable price on  ensv terms. A curd with vour liiunu aiid address will bring  voii our illustrated catalogue and an explanation of our easy  tiiiiesy.-toin nf payments, of which you may avail yourself, no  mailer where you live.  MASON    &    RISCH    PIAMO   CO.,   LTD.  32 KING STREET ���������WEST, TORONTO, OS  .  J. Maoleod, Agent, Second Street.  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  l'uMislieil   every  Tlmrsilay.     Subscription  Si  jier year.   Aitvertisiii*.' r,iii������ <>ii iipplic.alion.  "   Change." ol ailvi'iiisomcnU must be in lmfurc  noon ou Wednesday to insmo insertion.  Jol> Printing in all its bi'iuii'lius'iirouiptly ami  neatly executed. ���������   ������������������;  TuunsDAY, Dec. 1, 1901.  THE G. T. P.  W'e nre told at this early date that  "officials ���������of'���������the Grand Trunk Paciiic  are expected in the Province', next  month, and it is generally admitted  that they will approach the local  Government asking for concessions  with respect to their pioposed lines in  the Province."  This is somewhat surprising, coming  from the source il iloos. so soon after  the general elections. The Colonist  predicted all along that that is precisely what would 'happen. It predicted that a*5 an inducement to begin  construction nt the Pacific coast end.  the Grand 'Trunk Pacific would demand a bonus from the Province.  This wo.- limited anil the aiinoiiiice-  mciit of Hon. "Raymond Prefontaine.  anil a letter over the signature of -Mr.  Hays, to the .elTect thai il was the  intention of the Ciraud Trunk Paciiic  to start at this end. were pnrailed in  reply. With three-fourths of the cost  of construction through British Columbia guaranteed by the Dominion  Coven-men1", what otiier 'concessions*  are hinted at is diflleult tu imagine  Are we to understand that, notwithstanding the solemn assurances we  have recc-iveil to the contrary, the  railway company still intends to hold  the Government up for a land'bonus  as the price of beginning construction  at thi.s end^siinullaiienusly with construct ion * at ^Winnipeg? Wc cannot  belie v<-  lime  Canadian side, all unite to make the  proposition of engaging in the iron  and steel business on tho Canadian  side particularly attractive. It hns  been topeiitedly rumored that the  United Stales Steel corporation will  eng'ige in the manufacturing business  in Canada, imt tliis, like many other  reports concerning this corporation,  cannot be conlirined, nor denied cither  for Hint mutter. ��������� However, there is a  condition in Canada which seems to  point to the immediate increase in the  iron and steel business in that country antl a consequent utilization of its  an yet practically unexplored iron ore  resources.���������"Mining World.  it possible, but at th? same  sueh an aiiiioiincemi'iit in lhe  local organ of the railway isdisturbiiig.  Are we. after ail. to be placed ou the  tender hooks in regard tu lhe construction of the line in Hiiii-h Ctiliiin-  biaJ Arc we any move certain about  lhe Grand Trunk Pacific tlian we  woulel have been respecting a government-owned line, (us proposed by "Sir.  Borden?- Victoria Colonist.  Factory   Located   in  American  City ���������"'Appalling   Nature   of  Election Revelations in West  Hastings.  Watkk'I'own,   K.    Y������������������Nov.   21.���������  "Yes.   the   bogus   ballot-boxes which  are   kicking   uo   such   u   row over in  -   * *.  Canada, were made light in lhe back  of this shop," said E. R. Irwin, a tinsmith of Water-town, N. Y. Mr.  Irwin h'is one ot the largest tinsmith  shops in the city, and in addition does  a large retail business. His store is at  26 'Court street, and, in connection,  XJ. B. Scott runs a jewelry, establish-,  incut. "Mr. Irwin had at first denied  all connection with the affair, but  ultimately he stated the full particulars of bis connection with the case.  "I was visited by a man giving the  name of Reilly, on the first Sunday in  October." ho s:iid. "He was a tail,  thin fellow, with a, small wrinkled  face and bright eyes. He said lie had  Sior^liy^lHHfF  STEEL MAN UFA CTUR1NG  IN CANADA.  It  is claimed that the imposition of  a   seven-dollar a ton duty on imports  of  steel   rails into Canada means iin  advantage, including  the other differentials of SH! a  ton for tbe Canadian  manufacturers over those of the United   Stales.     This   is   figured   out .as  follows:     Duty,   $7 a ton; bounty in  Ontario   on   pig   iron  from Canadian  ore,  SI  a  ton;  federal  bounty. $2."2."*;  federal  bounty  on steel ingots, $2.25;  special duty under "dumping" clause,  S3.50:   total,   SIC     The advantage of  these  tariff changes and bounties together with great prospective demands  for steel rails for tbe new tianscon-  tinental  line, the building of which is  assured by the recent election and the  favorable outlook for the development  of reasonable deposits of iron on the  been clirocteclTto my  fiieuds of his. Iio wanted some work  done. 1 asked liim what he wanted,  lie at once produced plans and drawings iif some tin boxes he wanted  made. He had also a model. It was  labelled Portsmouth, and Wiley said  it had been made in Wnterlown.  Theie were several minor changes be  wanted in it.  "I  did  not   like the job.    Tt looked  crooked.    I told Reilly so, and   he did  not like it at all.    He asked   mo   if   I  had   any   objection     to   his   making  ariangctiieiU.s with  my men to mako  the   boxes.      I   tolel him to go ahead.  Ib:! went to the: shop and interviewed  them and   finally came   to an   agreement with  tbem,  whereby they were  to make twenty of them.'  They .were  to   receive   two   hundred   dollars for  dning   so.   ' After dickering with the  boys, Reilly turned   to  mo and asked  if  I  would   mind forwarding them to  liim.    I agreed.    He then asked me to  forward   tbem  by  express  to   C.  A.  Kiivanagli,   Ogdonsbiirg,   where they  would be called  for.    As Reilly was a  fair-spoken   young   fellow,   1 agreed,  and on  Oct.   2-Jid   the   boxes went in  one consignment to the above address.  They were billed as tin pails and were  boarded."  "Mr. Irwin hero showed thc reporter  bis shipping register,  which   attested  the. above.  Mr.   Irwin   continued:     "We   saw  Roilly tliree times in all.   Tlie second |l������".ulii1g   the  Way Up  tho   shale-like  time was on   Oct. 9 unci 10.     On   this  last occasion ho was accompanicel by a  stout man   of medium  height, whose  name I. do not know, He was supposed   to be from "Napiinee, Out., and  hud  been   hero  before as nn agonf, I  thin'*', for st.me patent brick apparatus in gn iii.-it*.' sloven.    Thoy seemed  to be ruiil������������������]��������� iivrvous thio linns   Reilly  tam'*. '.n  t":i' : tviri' several limes, v.ul  Mr. *-)������������������:��������� ll f.'iiiii' iirriiss  tu liii* art or   lit'  Wi'iit   nut.   llii'   last    liiiiis   and   said:  ���������Why dues that  follow change bis lint  every   time   lie   comes in:-*'    1   jollied  Roilly   about   il    lifterw.'iiils,   aiul   il  scorns ho tliuiigbl it disguised him."  Irwin bud boon surprised to  receive  a visit frum Phil Lott on Monday last,  I'.oft bail   given   him   nn   account  of  all   that hud  happened  in   llollevillo  and had askod bis assistance in clearing up the case.    Ho, with Mr. .Smith,'  bad made their doclarations, ami bad  let Lott have   tho   sample   box,   with  the plans.    Ho was  positive  that the  box had "Portsmouth" written on tlie  side.    Lott  bad, moreover,  prevailed  on one of.the tinsmiths to go-to Belleville for tbe trial, nnd thnt ho would  identify Reilly.   Tlte. evidence-  would  be startling.    Mr.   Irwin   refused   to  give the name   of   the   employe   who  had left for Canada,     But the latter  eoultl identify Reilly.  Men in his shop bail been  working  with ,'iiiolber manufacture]' Iwo years  before.    Similar boxes had been uuielu.  It was common talk in the city tlu.it  the "Ross Government will win  their  election in Wntertown."   II. O. Scott,  jeweller, who occupied half of Mr. Irwin's store,  confirmed  his statement  throughout.    He vvas ti Canadian by  birth, anel would like to sec justice  tlone. He bad seen the, boxes. iimn'u-  fiictui'i.'d, and had been  present  when  tbey were boxed and labelled. He  could identify the uinu Reilly, On examination of the lintel register at tbo  Heiriinan lions-1, Court street, lhe  namo of F. .1. Reilly was seen on the  register'for Oct. 10 and Oct. 20. The  signature of the stranger who accom-  panieel bim on his last visit could net  b'i identified.  Phillip Lot I, on his Cisit here last  Monday, arrived at C p. ru. from Kingston and Cape Vincent. He bad registered at tlie Herriinan house and  went out antl visileel Scott and Irwin's  -.tore, and later returned. lie went  to Ogik'iisburg later, taking wilh him  a good sized parcel; which appeared  to have contiiinod the sample box" obtained at Irwin's.  Banff as a Winter Resort.  Some way or other we Canadians  have heretofore held tbe verj- foolish  opinion that when-we wanted a winter  holiday, we must seek summer climes.  To be sure, Victoria and other coast  cities appear in verdure clad the  whole year round, aud thus at the  door we have perpetual summer. But  that wasn't what we wanted; we  must go south, (fashion said so). We  must visit Yankeeland (custom demanded it). We must pick roses in  Decern l-.c-r,=and-tU!!:i^our=:backa^ou=JJ)iiL  snowbanks, because���������ob, will, because. Wasn't that sufficient reason ?  But .ill that has been changed. We  find outsiders, Kng'ishinen, Scotchmen, beggar men, chief anil the world  generally hnve decided tliat Canada  is the proper place to spend a winter  holiday, nnd this year of our Lore!,  Ninetcen-liundrrti-nnd-feiur, will see  the world flocking to Ran IT, the beautiful, says a. writer in the Free Press.  Banff hns long been  Lho  mecuv  of  the ncrvo-worn, who  would  seek and  find   healing   in   its   magic    springs.  Banff has  long been  theme  for poet  and painter, and  wioltler  of  the pen.  Banff, an isle of beauty set in  a sp.%  of bills,   a   tiny, patch   of   advanced  civilization walled in by tbe untamed  wilds which creep over  and  threaten  its    citadel.       Banff.'  the   Crestn   of  Canada, and whore such winter sports  ns   tliu   world   wot   not   of    are    be  found.    Where  would you find such  coasting bills to glide elown?     Where  such leaping  craggy  heights  for  the  ski-man?      Where such   silver sheen  of    water-bed     for    the      steel-shod  skater?   And whore, ob where, would  you find such sight as  is   found   from  the mighty   peaks   of   Uie"'fn,r-fn.iriud  Oasc'itles?  I well remember breaking thc first  footfall of the New Year (1808) on a  glorious Sabbath morning on the  beautiful hillside haunts of BaiilV.    Of  steeps anel sharing tho early sunshine  with the rabbits that scurried across  my path in that upward run. Of  watching the vaporous veils that rose  from the mystic springs that miule  thu hillside Aveep, und of dipping  liands in tho hot waters of tlio famous  sulphur springs that gusli out and  run elown tho mountain side, foaming  fairy fringes as tlioy leap the sluices  of the downward wny, Half way up  this whiUid wall there stood a lilllo  chalet known us "Wright's," and every  stop in tbo uscont bud, as n sign of  pain beguiled, crutches, iron-hunt'  slaIV uml stick, wordless tribute t<> the  boiiling springs which bail givon life  and strength and boldness of limb lo  tliose who hail gone before.  So Baiifl' tbo beautiful is to lie u  winter resort hereafter! Woll, thoso  who go thoro will llnil tbat winter  sports in Canada are not tbo least delightful of our annual games. Let the  ski-er boar with bim his "flying  solos;" let the coaster prepuro for  such wild rides down the mountain  siele as never before was dreamed of;  let the skater curry to Banff lochs and  the long sweep of the Bow river his  stoel runners; for nowhere in all the  world, outside of Holland, is such a  curvetting carry-you-witb-it 'stream  found, as lies there ! What a place  for camp fires during tho December  nights! Antl what place so filled  for carnival fun as amongst tliose  winding hills, snow-dipped ancl  siiicldetl from the outsido winds of  December ! At "Devil's lakes," what a  place for the Scottish curler ! "Eh,  mon, isn't it auld Banfl' o' the Scottish hills again?" And if you wish  for iv winter spin beneath the warm  robes of fur, where would you find  such a stretch behind pacing horses  of mettle as in Unit winding way that  lies between Anthracite and the hollow of tbe Bauir hills? Ancl for a  winter's evening- camp-fire dance,  whore woulcl the seeker find sport  anything to equal Sun Dance canyon ?  And returning to take in thc spiral  ascent that hugs the limbs of Tunnel  mountain, looking down upon Bow-  valley and, seeing, the world asleep  beneath its winter mantle of snow.  And when the cljiy's sports are tlone  and night falls swiftly down as it  does, mysteiiously and swiftly in that  hillside haunt, what so splendid as the  family gatherings about the open fireplaces of the old sanitarium itself?  Whore would you find a more genial  smile to welcome you, Stranger within  the Gates, than that, of good-Dr. Brett  himself, whose features glow with the  warm welcome of the landed lord of a  wide, wido domain? Where hospitality runs to bubbling over. Where at  a minimum of cost a maximum of  pleasure is to be found, and where?  for those who will it, the eloor is open  all the twelve month year round.  Yes. Banff is to be a winter resort:  tbe world demands it, and Banff,  erjii.il to the task, has opened its  doors broadly, and the string is on  the latch for you. filler, tired and  wearied one, ���������seeker after splendor���������  sjpgrtsrnajT,_ all_yc__who   would   find  m"  '���������"2J  A ^  SOCIETIES. r  Ucil tloso Pi'itri'ii liirrt.-* s-i'ond i*n*l folirll.  Tiiositnvs ofoiu'li  mn**Ui: Wlilli* UniM lii*������rvn*  imii'tx third Tui'Mliiv >if i-ui-li ipmrtor. In OililIiM-  town Hull.   VIhIUiiu Iretlivcn woIi-'imh  11, COOKI*.,  T. 11, 11A K Kit,  l'rcnliliiil.  boeretury.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   NdTi'658.  Stciriilnr inoolliiea nro liolil In Hit  Oddfellow'*. Hull uu Om Tlilril l-TI*  iliiv al oiii'li month, nt K1 p.m. slinrp.  Vl'iUItu: hrelliri'ii onr.Mr.lly Invlluil  Vi. 11. M.ICMINII, W.M  , J. AOUKSO'*., lU'C.-Soo.  KOOTKNWY STAlt, K. 11. P.  Mcols on First Tuosiiuyof every month, tn  t.O. O.K. Hull.  J. ACIIHSOX. W. I\  J. I!, AliMSTHONU, linn.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, itovelstokc, 0. C,  JEHU'S KVKIlY WEDNESDAY  In OiMfollows' Hull itt. 8  o'oloiik. Visiliug l\iil|-ht8 ure  cordially Inviloil.  ���������P. K.of It. A:s.  GOKDO.s  I1UOC1C, C. C  STEWA NT Mci)0 NA1.1)  H. -i. HKOW.S, M. of i'*  Camp Mountain View, C. W. 0. V.'.  Moots iu Selkirk Hull every Scroml nml  I'ourlli Friiliivnf onoli nioiilli nt s ]> in. Visit  lug Cho'i'iurs, eorilinlly Invlleil to ulluiiil.  ]���������*. II. nOt'KXJ*., Can. Cum.  II. \V. KliWARDS, Clerk.  LEGAL  OIIX MANNING SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  First Street        -       . -,        ltevelstoke, I!. C.  fjAHVEY, M'CAKTER it PINKHAM  BnrrlHlcr-i, Sulltsiloro, TA"..  Solicitors [or Iiniiurlnl Hnnk of-".anuria.  Company fiinils to lomi at 8 percent.  Fikst Stkcet, Iteveltotokc li. O.  Dr. Mokkison  DENTIST  Oflieo Over Hews' Brita Klore, "M:ieken''ie Ave.  health an d joy while summer sleeps,  and when nature puts on her white  robe of tbe year's repose.  MOSCROP  BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,  Electric Wiring 8c  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.   -  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C  ������5���������������  <S������~  ���������"���������������"-������������������  ������-*-������-  cv������-  On���������*  ������?������-  </**���������������  IB>-  ���������������:--  fift���������  tj/t*-���������  Jji-*-  or-****-  ei*>-  C*t>~  ITS A REST  FOU YOUR EYES  To wr.'i.r gniil |,'laxsi'H, To those*, who have to work  .���������tiitl I'.'fl I bul. ibi'ir eyes aro continually iii:liiuj,c  frntii '.but rim.-r* i-liouM writr n pair, Tbe'trtiubln is  tb.'l. !b" iiinjoi i.'y of jicnplu dii nut l.iusw tlrnt thu  vii.'hl '.;l.'i.-'.-vs will fiivn t!:.".lr nrrdi'ii li'st.  XV F. \\ 11,1, i*: \* A ft 11 "���������*'������������������". YOUit NYICS frf.k ov  CUA llCFi. anil if you li'i'l that you ato justified in  wi'iiriujf |,'l"S:<l''i "Ae call lit. you. A lavgo (iitiintity  always in stucii,  ���������������SB  r\l  ta*  pyj  l;.sns   ti-JUn  n  H Vim    WATCHKAKEB,  -&������^S-fir-2-j AHD GPTICSAPJ  ->*&i  mtn*i?r*vr*Jt*- WMU-ViW  boji'y wmw  AMY LGH3BR  Sav������ Yoies"  EYES  L  J. GUY BARBER,   ~   -JewelEer, Optician  _?STCi.--X3iEEiaiU-c.-ii^aaK,-  BEiU ESTATE ACEiiTS.  C0HVEV,".KCH*G NOTARIES PUCLIC  is; sua i  .?*A U Br* Sf-a &**.  6*8 $  ���������-S--? At  . ���������        .���������  t,^,, f C.P.R.   Townsite Mara Townsite  ( C'-jrrai'U   lownsitc.  AGENTS FOr] lMrc  re and   Life   Insurance   Companies���������  only Reliable Ones.  AGENTS FOR���������Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation  COAL MERCHANT���������Comox.     C.  P.  R.   Hard.Coal  First Street,  Op. Macdonald & Monfeith's  ������-am5*-a*--*----t-*i.*gaB-*fiim^^  1  meat me  Fish and Gams irs Season.  First Street,  Revelstoke* B. C.  H. W. EcSwaras,  Taxiders^ist.  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE,    .    -        -        B. C  For Sale by Tender. .  Tlio City Council is prapuruil In receive Tcinlcrs  for tlio purcliiisu of the old Milionl buildiiip; uliiuil-  iii^ in the smitli west em ner nf the grimml.**.  The pureluiser will be required tn move tlie  liiiilitin? away within two wceka from ilatc of  pnrcliase. ���������  Kneli lender must lie accompanied hy a inarKG.1  cheque (payable to the City Treasurer) for the  amount oll'ered.  Tenders to reach the undersigned on or before  Nov. 1, ll)*!-'.  Tho highest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  II. FLOYD,  City Cleric'  Dated Oct. 28th, 1004.'  Two Doors  South  cf the Kew  to*penal   Bank  Premises rormcily occupied by Union Restaurant,  /  Mrs. EVIcKitrick, IV^arageress.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  ���������jWirni'MI'1'l .'AXlxtrr^-rBrrrrriwmr,  Short Orders taslcrtilly served, -  Terms Moderate.  Children Burned  to  Dealh.  A fatal flic tlrnt claimed two victims  O'jciirrcd    on   Saturday   morni'if;   at  fjrandoti, shortly after 10 o'clock, when  the house of James Bowen, a  painter,  nt 2010 Princess avenue, Vas completely destroyed hy fire and hi.s two   little  cliildrcn, aged 1 and 2 years respectively, were burned   to death.   Bowen  had left the  children   playing down*  -st.-iir-s when   he   went   to   work   that  morning ahout 10.    Mrs. Bowen   went  over to a neighhoi-'s  a short distance  awny, and during her absence the fire  broke out. Before it  was  noticed   the  house was a intros of flames.   The  fire  brigade  was soon .on   tlie Kceno and  an attempt made to rescue  the  children, but it was too late.  The bodies were found side by side  wrapped in the hod-clothes in n corner of a room on the ground floor,  the bed in wliich they were apparently  lying having dropped through the upstairs floor. The lifeless bodies were  terribly charred. Tho parents are almost crazed with grief,  Revelstoke Assessment District  TAKTC "NOTICE that I shall hold a  Court of Revision and Appeal, under  the Assessment Act, liKJ, for the  Kevelstoke Assessment District, on  Monday, the twenty-eighth day of  November, 1901, at the hour of 11  o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court  House, Revelstoke,'  Dated at Kevelstoke, this 1st day of  November, 11)01.  CHAS. "M. FIELD,  .fudge of the Court of Revision  & An-K-nl, Kevelstoke Assessment Dislrict of West Kootenay.  eo'Y.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME  BEEF.     PORK.   IULTT0N     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  Barer���������am, u am u*a*amaa^aaam*m**mmm  NOTICE.  After Nov. 1st, 1001, the Sunday  trips of the Steamer "Geo. F. Piper,"  between Comaplix, Beaton AiArrow-  heiul, will be discontinued unlil further notice.  'EMPIRE 'LUMBER CO., LTD.  A. F. Dudgeon, Manager.  ���������������*������3^S������2XiXi������������S^  FOR SALE!!  CALL AT THE  Empire   Lumber  Co.'s Office  As usual this Store will continue to be the Seat of  Fashion during 1904 and. 1905. Special designs in  Suitings'and Trouserings. Exclusive Patterns in all the  Latest Novelties.- See Our Fancy Vestirigs in Honeycomb effects.    They are new.and pleasing.. ,     ... v . ..  Substantial  arid Dressy Men     ���������  cannot be' -iVeirfltteil unless tlieir  apparel is made to order. Our  HIGH CLASS TAILORING adds  to the beauty of a good form and  corrects the defects of those lacking physical perfection. We make  to order and we make to lit. There  is no guessing about om* work.  Our figures on measurements and  our figures on prices are correct.  J. B. CRESSMAN   THE ART TAILOR.  REYBLSTOKE,   IB. O.  (    I  J* WjUaa������S*.t^i������ra^  EB DIDH'T CARa.  *H������ ZAchocI   j*lmljI!Ion.   Hail   Ko  Fur   fur  Aluula anil Will Laxity Married.  "With a big horn-handled Hnifo he  Xrtia curling long shavings off a piece  of pine. Ho had tlio diligence of thc  tartlst; ho -worked with tho careful enthusiasm of true genius. A woman  with a Bunbonnot came out to where  Ibe sat and reinarkctl:  "Thort ye wus fee-lin.' tho pls'i."  "I'iKs ls dono foil."  "I s'posc yo consider thot feedin' thr  pier, la worl: enough fur one day?"  "It's work enough of yo dou't haftc.  do nny more," ho replied.  "jOon't yo llilnk It's tlmo yo was bc*  pliml'.i' tor hnico up an' try ter be  eomtbotly?" sho askeil. "Lor" Bakes,  wlicu. I married you 1 used tor look at  yo an' think yo wight bo President o'  iho Uuiletl States some day,"  "Well, thet'a wliur yo cot fooled."  "Iuilcctl it Is. But yo secmcil none  too good fur It, then. 1 UKoter set  down an" pletor yo in my mind's eye  rldln" up the stroot ln a wagon drawed  by white horses, nn'" the baud a-playln'  ,'JIaII tor thor Chief.' "  "Woll,"  iio nnswered,  "I'm Elad 11  didn't happen."   -���������.".���������,-*���������--��������� .  "Wiat fur?" '      *   _ ���������..  " 'Cause 'twould er been wasted. 1  don't keer fur whito bosses an' I ain't  got no ear fur music. I couldn't tel*  ef tho band .wa3 playing 'Hail ter th'.  Chief er 'Comin' Through ther Rye.'  So I'm Jest ez well off ez I am."  And sho wont into the houso and  tried to remember where It was that  sha had read about contentment being  one of the greatest blessings this li'e  afforded��������� Detroit Free I-rc-sn.  "'"        A   Prisoner's   Surprise.  IA queer old specimen was recently  ���������"brought to the Erie County penlten-  jtiary, where he had been sentenced  -trom a Western New York county, after being convicted of cruelty to anl-*  janals, aays the Buffalo Express. When  lhe -was brought up for the usual exam-  lination, the dialogue proceeded about  illke this: --S"-*-'  **��������� "What ls your name?" ,&���������������  A" ." ��������� ���������-.���������,""-���������.������������������.  ���������Tour age?" :.'"'.; "r'*\-  "Seventy-nlne.'V ��������� .'��������� v .. ���������  "What 1b your religion?"  .. "My religion!   Great guns!   Has a  jnan got to get religion before you'll  fet bim get Into this place?"    ��������� -- - "  l|-|Tf������ ���������  \   J.I. a  , Slept In tlio Hencoop.      V  ���������."Papa, is Mrs. Blgelow very, poor?"  VSo, Cedric,  Mrs.  Bigelow  Is  well  ioB; don't you know what a nice house  ������he has?"  T "But she sleeps   In    the "hen-coop,  jpapa."  * "Why, Cedric!" *    ,    ;.  "She said she did." " A J,  "What do you mean?" "'  "Don't you remember when she was  (here to dinner night before last she  excused herself, and said she must go  horn������ early because she went to bed  itwith tbe chickens ?"���������-Harper's Round  'jraWe. -'-       ���������." ;-_V__ .'.���������*���������..  "ffikf'i' " ������������������  F-'-&U- Being Itroken rn.  Max���������Bella, I swear to heaven thai  'you are the first woman I ever klssod.  1 Delia (with a sigh)���������That's the trou-  ,<ble -with thlB miserable season of year.  One baa to break In so much new ma-  l*terial, and for other summer girl's  ���������dieneflt, likely as not. .  pSa.������*r   rroie With a Glwnn.  ..'������������������*   RaBhlelgh���������I've   got   a   greal  {Ahanc* to keep cool this summer.    .,,  T\ Mhis Hightone���������IIow is it?  Jack Rashlolgh���������I'll say things to  ���������ma that you ���������wen't like, and you can  VBMM.CM if**li a. fiance        "'���������*"  -    An  Uiifortui'tito  Orntor.  . Thomas Bar.lett, of Vermont, was renowned for his flights of elaborately  rhetorical oratory, .and a seat In Congress was Uie spocial goal of his ambition. Whon ho was elected a story of  ���������how ho had been silenced by an audience of college boys got around, and,  on the occasion of the new member's  lirst appearance, tie House was prepared to receive him ln anything but a  '���������serious spirit. Rising to indorse a  proposition which had just been vigorously attacked, he began to declaim,  impressively: i  "���������Sir, wero lt not for the rules of the  House, I would pour upon the opponents of this measure the vials of my  ,ivrath "  i He got no farther. Mr. Polk, of Tennessee, was upon his feet in a moment,  moving, with every appearance of  (eager interest, "that the rules" be suspended, tand the geulleman allowed to  .pour!" Such a disconcerting burst ot  rlaughter followed tiiat the unfortunate  iorator could only subside wraihlully  [into silence and his scat.  ">*%=  : " '*-  . .^*v" Two   fll-rhn-nyi-aeD.  On"one occasion when Webster was  ta Senator and on his way to Washlng-  (ton, he was compelled to take the night  ' letage from Baltimore.- It so fell out  that he was the only passenger, and as  fee thought thc driver had a sort of a  Bilghwayman look about him; the Senator felt ill at ease. However, like the  (little boy, he kept up" his courage by  .���������whistling till they came to a dark  (woods near the duelling grounds at  fBladenshurg,-when he was accosted* by  '<he driver with: -.-.fin-���������-  - v "Where are you going?" "���������"'  "_- "To Washington," replied Webster,  Iras soon as he could recover his com-  ,j*osure; "I am a Senator, and am'going  io my duties there."  ' Upon this the driver grasped him  (by the hand Joyfully, and exclaimed:  "How glad I am! *I have been trembling ln my seat for tho last hour; for,  ,4o tell the truth, I did not like your  3ooks, and took you to be a highway.  ..���������man." -- ,-��������� *������������������   ,  -���������"���������������* ~  *-   Doubtful About That Text.  , An eminent preacher gave as hia  text: "As a man 'thinketh, so ls he."  (After the sermon a lay brother said  ,to the pastor:  "Your'sSrmon was a scholarly effort,  "but I cannot agree with you in your  jpremlses."  "I am -very sorry," replied tha  preacher. "I gave a great deal oil  thought and study to that sermon. To  iwhat part of it do you take exception?"  "Well," said the lay brother, "you  say that as a man thinketh so is he,"  ��������� "yes," replied the minister.  ���������' "Well, I have a nephew who thinks  lie knows It all, when the truth Is he  4s a confounded idiot."���������Shoe an1?  _ "Leather-Reporter. .   ' NOTIC.5.  Nutlco .it iioi'd'.iy rIvhii Hint 30 i!a>'.i after.into I  t'ti.iid In innKo ji'ijilh'iitiim In tlm t.'hkf CmiiMii.-i-  ���������inner of I.uiid.s nnd V\'m*k.i for. n. Kjiiiriitl lieenee  in nut. and eairy nivay tinil*ei* from llio fiilliiwlii*^  .les.'vibed innds n.luateit in Hast Kootenny :  No. 1.  ronimenciip; at a pnst )i!nnted on tlio noitli  i'ank of L'nimiiinrtii'i'iKaliont. Ilveiniie" from tlio  1'iiliiiuMit viver nutt marked "li. .MrHeiui's iiorili  vo-tl eor>i'*i' po.-t," llioneo lijn eii.llll.H en.it,  henei* Koutli .10 chains, Iheneo ivcst liiu i-!iam:-i,  .lieiieu uov'.li 'IU cIiuIiim to tlie imint of eominenee*  .n^tit.' ; *���������  U.ilei: 17.Ii Sept. lCO-l.  Nu. 2. .     .-   '  Conrneiieiii'; nt n jinut, ������������������luiili-il on tlie nortli  nml; of I'uiiiHiii!,! ereek about Itvc-iuileii fram tiio  ���������iliinit.ln i.vc;r mid luaijied "1*. Mi'll.'iui'-i whiMi  . .-I ei flit I-po-n,' llieneo i.-anl HU eiiain.*, tlieueu  loilli S'J ilutiu-i, tliuneu ivenl. Nl vliiili:-!, Illeueu  ���������ir.illi t-U einillii lo I tie point of eoilliuelieuniuiit.  lUiodSepl. 17lll, l'H'-l.  No. :t.  l.'iiiiiiiioiii'Iit*,* ii', a. p:st planted nn t!in nnrtii lumli  f I iiuiMii.n ii.i I: aimit live miioii fr<;r.i Ilie l.'ol*  .iielO'i iin i* no,t ni:ut.t-d "l*i. .Melli'nti'H mihiIi fii-.l  orm'r, ' lii'-neo uixl Iio  I h.-kii'.s,   Ilil'lu't) noilh  ill  lininH, tiien-e i'a-,1 .Ml eliains, llioneo  south to  i-haiu.-i to the point of eomiaeneenii-'iil.  Haled thU ITIli Sept. 1:M1.  No. *l  roiiiMei'i-liiir r.t iv I'list p nr.lctl on tlio nortli  oui.iv i t Oliiniiiiii-.' Creek, ubotit six mile* li'oin  I lin i 'niiiiiiulu 11 vor, uml innrlioil '��������� lv -iicfluiiii'ti  -ioiuliUe-.'. l.'oi iicrJ'u-il," Mioni'i! Suelminsensi.,  .lior.re'Sii vlmlii'i iinrlli, liionee m ulinlii i wuht,  '.heiioeMl ilnili:s cuiilli lo llio poinl of com-  inmii'imuiii,  iliilell tepl. 17r.li, 1001.  No. 0  Ci-imnciiKln,; nt a post'I'llnntcd on tlie norlli  bank i I  I'liinmlns t-'i*i*i:lt, iibout wveii  miles  '-nm   ih������   I'oiiimWit rivur, nml iniiilti'il "K.  Mellean's Nortii V.nil Corner I'osl," lliuneo Sill  i.nii.', ei*.*il, liienee ������Uiliiiin-i smnll, liienee SO  ���������minis wc-l,  I liom 6 t-.U  eliuins uoi'lli  lo ilie  ...lint of eiimmi'iieeiiient.  I'aleil tep!. 17111,1-Jt-I.  Ko. ti  CommeneiiH'r.t a pest plhntoil on tbe norlh  haul,- of i iimmiiis ereek. about seven miles  from tlie CaluuiLilit river.aw! marked ���������.-Ji."'M<:-  llciiii'd Soutli West Corner l'osl"; thenee Si)  vinMiii eiitt,' i!ii!ii"i' SU elialus nurili, ilmnee Su  eiiau.s Host, ll,i uee So ehnin.*, sulith 10 Hie  , Hint of 11.mi.*.eut euieul.  I..U11I t-ept. 17t!i, i'.'Ot.  No. 7  CQinnier.oii'.i: a', ft post pliinteil nn lhe norlli  InmU ol t ti in ii, i n*. ei eek. ubout nine mi le** fioin  i!:l* i oliimlilit liver, nnd inurkeil "I::. Meliean1*,  Noitli We.-t Coi ner 1'ost." theneu bO eliniiis  ea*l, liienee i'*u einiiii.-, soulli, thenee tu eliiiin1*  \usl, liienee KO i liitlus noilh to the lioiiil ol  eommeiieenienr.  D.iiei! bepl. l'Jlli, i'JOl  No. 8  Ctimmcnrlti'- at ft no't plinteil on (he north  tin nl: ul - mn nun i ere, !c, about nine miles Irom  the Columbia rlver.uml mnrlteil '*1*. .MeHeiinN  -nulliXM'*,! Corner l'o*-l," ilienei* btl eli*iin������ easl  tl enee l-U ehains norlli, liienee KO ehnin ��������� nesl,  tlu-nieSU ciiains soulli lo Hie point of coin-  .nHueemeiu  U.iteil b 'jit. lOlli, ll'Ol.  Ko. 0  Coiuiiieneiiisr ftt ft nost plmled on the cast  bank ol I'liiumlns cuds, about nine miles  from lhe Columbia liver an:! marked "E* -Meliean'-, Korlli Kiiii Corner ro.*.t," liienee SO  .���������liiiini hcsi liienee 80 eliains souiii, tlicneoSO]  elia'iii.i eiu't, ilieuee Ell ehuins norlh tj the  point ni eominono."i:i'iit.    '  Daif.I i-cpi. mill, 1WI.  No  10  Cnnimeiirinc nt a po-jl rilnnteil on llio nnrth  Imnk of Cunimnis eieck, about nine mile.-  irniii llio Columbia river, and maiked "Ji.  Meneaii'*- Soutii liasti ornor 1'ost," thenee Ml  eliains ivest, liieiicc-iU eliains norih, liienee SO  ehains enn, thenie 1*0 chaius soulli to tlie  point of eominoneenieiit.  liEloil He, I. llllli, 1WII.  >o. 11  rommenciii'i at a po*-1 planteil rn Hie norlli  b ink of Ciiminins i reck, ab*nil ten miles from  ihe Columbia liier ami inurkeil " U .Meliean's  .*oi".!i \*������ est Corner I'ost, liienee SO eliains cact,  ilieiU'eSOehiiiiMPoulli, ihonee 10 ehaiu.s west,  henee HI ehains uonii to the poiut or eom-.  meneeineut. .  Inueilbept J9lh, 1001. . H  No.  12.  Ci'U'.niciioiiipr .il ft li'int iilnntcil ou Uio nnrtii  b������u*-. of C.ini.i'im.i eivek about ten miles fiom tlio  Columbia, river r.ial iii.ul.cil "Ji. Melleau'-i soulli  .v-.st corner po.,"'., liienee 'i*a������t ED ehains, liienee  noitli bO ciiains, thenee we-l E0 iiiuiii*,, thenee  ooiitli S.I ehain.1 to the pl.iee of coiatneiiteineiit.  Dated Sept. l'Jlli, 1001.  No. \S.  Coinr.ieneii'i; at n -p.-.i.t pliinteil on thr- nortli  oankof Cumuini-, ereek, aboi.l eleven ami a half  uiilcafi'ini lhe Colninbia liver and inaiked "K.  Meliean's noi Hi west em in r p..-t." theneo oontli E������  .���������li.ini-i, tliente on it SO elialin, llieueo north EO  chains, tiieuee ive.it SO clnum* to pointof coui-  ineueeiiient. '        '  Dated Kept. 20tli, 1004.  No. II.  Conimencing at a post planted on the north  liank of Cini'.iiiiiis eieek, about eleven and a half  iniles fiom tho Ci l'.unlii.i, rivei and marked "K.  \leUenn"s south east emucr pint," thence noith SO  ciiains, thenee vest SJ chains, thenee south 1:0  chains, thenee cast SO chains to tl.e point of coin*  .uuicement.  Dated Sept. 20tli, 1004.  No.  15.  Comii'.encins at n. post planted on the north  hank of Cummins creek, about eleiennnd a lialf  in l"s from Columbia nver and inurkeil "K. Mc-  ll.'.m's south WK-.1 corner iio-t." thence norlh SO  oil i.iis Ihence cast E0 ciiains, thence south SO  ciiains,' tlience v.est EO chaim to the point of  eouuuenceuieiit.  Dated Sept. 20th, K04.  No. 1G  Commencini' lit a posi planted on the soulli  b'U.kof Cummins i-reek, about twelve and u.  r--.lt miles irom the Columbia river, and  marked " r. Meliean's f-'onlh West Corner  Tool," I heme SOchaius north, Ihence SOchaius  east, thenee SO chnins soulli, Ihence 80 chnins  ivisl lolhe loinluf commencement.  Dulcd sept. L-UllLll'M.  No. 17.    .  A.'������.tV*r:;s������i'r;arHr,i-ran . ���������������,   ,' i."���������i-.fcfur-i'n-Tiajs  I NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNER.  To II. 1'. Smith, or to wlioniM.ovcr he may havo  transferred his- interests In thc Cnrbouete  Chief mineral iiluiin, sltuiiied on Keisione  Moiiiilalii, Hia llcnd distriet of Wcsl  Kooioi.ay.  You are hereby nolltled thnt I, Henry Wll-  cox, co-.iH'iii'r wilh you iu tli.*l'nriiiiniite I'liief  mineral claim, ftboi'e dcsiTibefi liave perform-  oil iabor niul mado expenditure on liie said  claim to the extent ot 5't''2 'nl iinder liie provi*  nlonsof ������c"eiir>ii 2-1 iif lhe -������llueraI*Ael, Inorder  In luihljMlUl eliiiin, nnd the years fur which  said labor wus icrioiincd and i-.-spenililuro  iiiiulii linv'hi]' expired,! do licrehy yive you  iiiiilco lo roulrllnilo your |iropoiilo--i of nu*h  e.vpiuiiiture; unit you are further uoli.'iod  ihal If al liie expiraiion .'f 'JO days of pubiica-  lion licreoi, vou fni! or rei'u-e m lontrlbnie  your proiairli'.iii of llio expendilure po made  and ier|iilred bvi'eeiioiiSl of ll:o M neral Act,  losetlier null all costs of ������������������.dvcttlsiiif:, your In*  lerest in si id claim >lmii Ijoeome ve.-ied ill me  under and in- virtue i.f provisions ofbection-1  of Ilie Mineral Act amended ai;, iiioi.  Daled ut Ucvelsioke, II. C, Aupiiel Itli.l'.iOl.  1IENHY WILCOX,Co-owner.  ;ij  'd  NEW  FALL  Onr method of selection insures tho  most Kath'factory re.-uilts to our  patrons.  Uy frcltiiic your Ci.tliioK from ns  is a gituruuico Ihat you '*et thu best  iu ssyio, tit nnd llui.ili.  NOTICK.  ��������� Nolleo Is licroliv I Ivon Uml thirty days nUer  dnt..* 1 iulend lo apily In llic Chief Coinnils*  sinner of I.Knilr, nnd works for a special licein e  lo cut and carry away tiiuber from tlio follow-  Iny des! rlhed lnnds, tltiiiUcil lu West  Kooieiuiy:  I'limmenclnir M "I-'nuik J. rcwler'n south  west corner poi't," belli;; iil'OtH ilirco mtles  south of Mica ereek. r.aiuliiiir liienee oust-io  ��������� hains, lltuiiio norlh li'.o chuir.s, tlience west  ���������10 eliains, ihence south IGO chain* lo Ihu point  of rommciiiiement.   coni.'.lnlui; CIO acres.  Dated lliis loth dny of Scptemliei', 1001.  KJiA ���������*.'���������: L. 1'OWLKU.  NOTIOE.  Nclioe Is hereby rIvou that tliirty daysafter  datel iniend to apply lo tlie Chief Commissioner of I.andrt and Works for n special licence  to cut nnd carrv awny Umber from the follow-  Inj; deseribed lands, situated in West  Kuotenay: v  Cr.mnienciiiK at "X. T. Edward's south wost  cornor post." on lho ensi bank of lhe Columbia river, a1 cul iXU feet abi.*,o Mica creek mil-  uin*j east *i:i chains, tiieuee norlh 1I>0 ciiains,  Liienee ,ve.il 40 cliuins, Ihence south 100 chain-,  to post of commencement.  Iiated this lath day of September, 1001.  N. T. EOIVAISD3.  NOTIOE.  Notlre In liereby ������iven Hint Ihirty dnys after  dale I Intend lo apply to Hie Chief connnit.-  sioiior of 1 iindsaiid Works for a special licence,  lo cut and carry awav limber from tlio l'ollon-  inc ilf-eribtd lnnds, siiuated in West  ICootcnay:  Ci-imuienelii'; nt ft post marked ' II. A. Tilftofc-  more's north v.e t eorner post " on thc east  ban;,- of tliu Columbia river, about Soft feet  abnve Mien, creek, riinniii',' east SO chains,  liienee rouih So chains, thenee west E0 eliains,  liienee north SO chains to the post of commencement.  Dated tills, 10th doy of Scptci-ibr-r. 1001.  11. A. KLACKMOI5E.  Commencing at a post planted on the soutli  bank ot Cummins creek, about twelve unit a lialf  unit's from Hie Coluiiiliin rher and maiked "1*..  .Mellean's{south ciitcmncr post," llienco uoith SO  cliaiuii, tiieuee wc-t bo chains, theneo south SO  chains, thence east 80 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated Sept. 20lh, 1004. .  E. JIcBEAN.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I inuiiil to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for h special license  to cut and curry away timber from lhe followiiii,' described lands in thelillooet district:..  1. Commencing ������t ri post niajked "J. V. Mc-  Ooldrick's soutii westcorner post," and planted on the west bankof Upper Adams river  nboul two iniles below S. Cave's timber claim,  thenee north SO chains, Ihence cast SO chains,  thence south 8C chains, thonce west SOchaius  to the place of commencement. " ��������� ������������������ ���������  2. Commencing at apo?t marked "J. P. Mc.  Cloldrlck's southwest corner post," and planted about four and a half miles below S-Cave's  timber claim, theuce north 80 chains, thence  east SO cliuins, Ihence south SO clialoa, thence  west SO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 24th day of October, 1904.  J. P. McGOLDRICK. '  NOTICE.  Noliee is herebv (-iien that the undersigned  liave submitted to tho Lieutenant-Go\eriior-iii-  Coimeil a inonosnl under Hie provisions of tlie  llivus and Stieains Act for the cleiirnnr and  removing of obstructions from Half way Creek,  West Kootenav, from a point IB miles, from its  moulh to the point where it empties into Upper  Arrow Lake, and for making the same ht for raft-  Im: and drivini* thereon logs, timber, lumber, rafts  ami crafts nnd for erecting mid maintaining booms  for holding, sortingTinil delivering lops and timber  brought down said river and for attaching lwoms  lo Ilie shores of said river and said lake for said  The lands to lie affected by said work arc vacant  Crown lands and Lot llliO, Iiroup Ouo, Kootenay  Thciiito of tolls proposed to bo charged arc  such as may be fixed by tlie .liiilge of the County  Court of Kuotenay  A It HOW HEAD Ll'.Mnr.R COMPANY, Limited.  Dated November llllli, 1804.  Lime For Sale.  The undersigned has just received a  carload of lirst quality lime.           E. C. FItOME\.  K0TICE TO GREBETORS  In the malter of Oi.Ar* D. HANSEN, deceased,  and  In lho matter of the "Ollicial Administrator's  Act."  NOTICE IS HEREHY GIVEN that by order  of Hi.i Honor Ati'lre'.v Lcamy, County Judge,  dated llic lJili .lav of October. 1901, Geoigc  Sinllli Mifarier, Ollicial AdininiMiainr for  Hint oart of Keotenni* County comprised within thi* Hevelitoke Electoral District, ha-, been  (���������runted lciieis of administration, to administer all-and singular lhc f.sintc of Olal Ji.  Hansen, deceased, iuicstntc.  And furiher take notice Hint nil claims upon  th*d said estate lnim lie dent inlo the said  Administrator, at his Oflice Imperial Hank  Hlcck, Kcvcliinkc, H. C, within :i0 days from  lho date hereof, niter ivlileli.tluie nil proceeds  uill be distributed among the parties lawfully  theivunto entitled.    '  OjioitCE SMlTIl'McCAItTEIt,'  J Ollicial Administrator.  Dated the lOlli day of October, 1901  NOTICE  Notice Is herebv given that 30 days after  date 1 intend to mhkc applicalion to the Chief  Licence In-* peetor fora trun**ler of licence from  the Home Hotel, to the Pavilion Hotel Gold-  fields.  B. F. PERRY.  Dated October 20th. 1S0I.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days from date  I intend to apply to the Honorable thc Cliief  Commissioner cf Lands and "Works for rcr-  luission lo cut and earry ������way timber from the  following described lauds, situated on tlie  west side of Upper Arrow Lake, arid about 3}ij  infles south of I'annock J'oint:  Cominencing al a postsitiuitcd on thc banks  of theltikc, thcuec soutii E0 chains, (following  the meondorings of the.shore) thence wcsl SO  chains, thence norlli SO chains, Iheuce ea-,1 So  ciiains lo point of turnineueemeul.  Dated this 21st day of October, 1901.  KOBERT SANDERSON.  This Shorthand is totally different to all others  It oidy takes weeks to learn instead of months or  years. It can bc rend liko print. At tlio fourth  lesson you write 40 words, and at the 10th lesson  100 words a minute. The first tliree lessons  enables you to make private notes, am' the 0th  lesson brings you to corresponding style, tlie 20th  antl final lesson to reporting, lt lakes but t,wo  horns to learn the first lesson and a specimen  untv lie seen nt the Kr.VKI.STOHB llEitAi.n on  application to the Manager, Mr. A. Johnson.  Lessons by mail nre quite easy. 'We guarantee  success. Our voungest pupils-are 13J and the  eldest Si. Typewriting taught by mail. We forward vou lesson sheets to teaeli you tlio correct  fingering���������all the Angers. AH nro taught on the  blind touch system. Write, saying tlie machine  you have, or if we live to supply you with a New or  isecond Hand one. "We do not hire out machines.  Terms for Shorthand $40, to completion, payable  by. instalment,*. Typewriting 625 to completion,  biit payment in advance..  Address the Secretary,  Studio Over Imperial Bank,  P. O. Box 176. Victoria, B.C  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty davs after  date I intend tn apply to the Chief Conimissioner  of Lands nnd Works for special licences to cut and  carry away timber from tiie following desciibed  lamls in W est Kootenay district:  Commencing at a post maiked "D. Dcwar's  nortii east corner post," thence 40 chains ������oulli,  lliincc west 1G0 chains, tlience north 40 chains,  theuce east 160 chain-, tn tlie plnce of commence  ment-  D.iteil tins 22nd day of October, 1004.  D, DEWAK.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to applv tn the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for special licences to cut and  carrv a -anv timlier from the following descrilied  land's in W*cst Koolenay district:  Commencing at a po.st marked "J. II. Robinson's  nortii east corner post," tlicucc south 40 chains,  thence west IW cbains, thence nortli 40 chains,  tlience east 100 chains to the place of commencement. ...  Dated tliis 22nd ilay of October, 1904.  J. H. EOBINSON.  &5.A.WILSGH,  ���������**���������  *  ���������i*  *.>  ���������5*  ���������:���������  *+*+*.l"H--M������K' o ���������M***M<'M<-M'*'Mr*  ���������>        Cindimle of Sliti'hell's School of Oar*  ������;, ment. Cut ling, Niw Vork.  J.        ]'.slulilithiui-:it���������Next Tavlor   Illock,  1 PEILEW-BAEVEY, I  ������ BRYAIIT & GIL&SAN |  Mining Engineers g  ancl Assayers,-  VANCOUVER, B.C.   'i. Established 1SS0  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Tests made up:to 3,0(10lbs,  A specialty made of checking Smelter  Pulps.  Samples from the Interior by mail or-;  cxurcss promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited..  VANCOUVER, D. D*. ������  r-r-lassage   Treatment  DR. J. O'CONNOR  FIRST STREET  Patients Visited at Their Homes  By Appointment  Turkish Baths, S1.CC  A;-W->Ai-V--'/*Ai'W'***A.J'V������^^  ra Jn Wilkes  MACHINSST &  BLACKSMITH  All   Kinds of debbing Work  Dono.  Laths work a Specialty  Opposite Salvation Army'  FIRST-' STREET.  Licensed   Auctioneer -Tor tho .   .*  City of Kcvcletoi-.o.  Wood *and Oea  For Sale  The midei'signc'l is prppnr-od to  fill all orders "for wood nnd coal  in future.  Orders to be left at W. M.  Lawrence's 'Hardware Store or  with the undersigned.  Jas. I. Woodrow  UTOHER  Retail Dottier in���������'  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Ete.  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One tlio clear unci sunny afternoon  following tlio - grout thunderstorm,  Jc-O'iiu, palpitating wilh four und  shuir.-^, passion und dt'spuir, found  horii'If Hying past unfuiniliur fields,  ���������Krungo towns und villages steeped  in golden li;;lit, in the afternoon express to London*���������Hint city of inurvel  and splendor, whitlier gravitate tho  greatent thinkers und workers, whoso  streets are pnvol with gold und  canopied with fame; .Jessie, who had  never travelled express before, or  been twenty miles from tho native  steeple, nnd whose fresh heart had  once thrilled at the very name of  London.  Hut she cai*e'd little to-duy whither  she was flying, ns long us it was  away from the magnetism that must  Moon overpower both reason nnd  principle, and from the disgrace that  smirched her fair name. From both  of these she fled, with unreflecting  fear, seeking only to hide Herself, and  instinctively choosing the vast chaos  of London as the most secure place  of concealment. She thought it the  best field for the exercise of the art  by which in lier simplicity- she intended to live; but. the main purpose in her choice of destination wus  concealment. Every pant of the engine tore somo life out of her heart,  every throb robbed her of hope and  strength, since every turn of those  rushing wheels bore her rnrlher and  farther from the one being to whom  all her nature tended with irresistible force. But this flight was hor  only chance of salvation, as she knew  by overy pang tearing her weak  heart. Had she remained, there was  now nothing to save her but tho|  strength of that weary, passion-'  strained young heart, to which sho  dared not trust.  For  .Jessie  seriously  believed     hor-  What  course  .'.���������eeing     oyc;  her mental  vision     was  tilled   with   Claude's  fuco  ti'ucetl     on  the  dark  background  of  tho     storm,  roaring through  tho drenched woods.  Claude's  face,  always beautiful,    and  now   eloquent   with       passion.      His  words kept    echoing in her ears���������the  philosophic    theories,  the reproaches,  tho  tenderness,   the  anger,   tho     sorrow,  tho pleading!      Yet above    all,  liko tho voico of  Clod  above  the  tumult of the storm,  boomed  in    deep  rolling   thunders,   "Thou   shalt  not,"  silencing all else.  TTow terrible was this now and  untried ocean of fooling, this strong  clinging of soul to soul, this invincible necessity of annihilating self  and merging one's being in that of  another.        She    had never    thought  that womanhood was to bo entered  through this fiery baptism, she  -would fain havo remained a child.  How strango to think of hard-faced,  comnioiirplaco matrons she knew having drunk of this intoxicating cup.  Kven Mrs. I'lummer in this light acquired an. aureole of far-off romance,  strangely suited with her homely activities and russet preoccupations;  had not she, too, once waited with a  beating heart for tho sound of a  young footstep,  in  the twilight?'  But Mrs. Plummer, on being gently  sounded on this point; gave but no  tender vibrations in response, nnd  .Jessie, seeking sympathy, turned lo  Sarah on that last, right,when her  faithful  old friend sat by- hcr bedside'and   parting from  speed toward each other,  subtle brain arranged their  through that intricato maze?  But what is tliis, looming aim  solemn, and majestic in the gray and  misty sky, a sky so strnge to Jessie,  with its thick veil, through which  golden lustre seems ever on thc point  to stream, a sky full of romance and  poetic suggestion? Slender, unsub-  stuntial, and mist-like as are those  towers piercing th'o mist, sho knows  them well." This i3 London at last;  there nro lho houses of Pari lament |  everywhere is tho sparklo of innuni  crublo lights in tho faint twilight.  The magic city, the great heart of  the nation's life, with Its churches,  Jinlucos, and theatros, its storied  buildings and holy places, ils miles  of .stonc-hoiirlcd streets, its millions  of living, rejoicing, suffering human  beings, lay boforo her at Inst; but sho  wus too crushed and troubled to heed  what would otherwise have filled her  with' vivid interest. Tho train thundered into tho grim, great, dirty  echoing station, mid tho stimulating  sense of vastness which for a moment touched hor at tho lirst sight of  thc greatest city on earth, faded in  Ihat dreary pluce, the smoko and  grime of which suggested the sunless  prisons of holl, nnd which was largo  without grandeur, and gloomy without majesty. Tho noises wero irritating, the strango cries confused her  tho   bustle  and  hurry  bewildered.  "Oi'/.'/.y with thc unaccustomed motion and smell of smoko and oil, tired and over-wrought, she stood on  the pavement, jostled by hurrying  passengers and thoir luggage, naif-  frightened by tho hoarse shouts of  "Now miss," and "By'r leave thoro  of porters clattering pust her with  laden trucks���������not knowing what to  do. Parents anxiously gathering  their broods about them, grave but  eager business men, fine ladies with  their trains of maids and  footmen, middle-class ladies with  numerous parcels, well-to-do gentlemen followed by serviceable porters,  all sorts of lioople, hurried b.v, claiming luggage, culling cabs, meeting  friends.      Jostled  to boar h'er company after the storm.  "Yours was a long en-gngoment,  Sarah?" she said, with a tentative  wistfulness.  "Matter> o' vifteen year," she replied. **  "All that time!" sighed Jessie's  pure young voice; "but then you  know that hc cared for you,  Sarah?  ".Ulcus you!  Wold chap dedn't care  hither and thither  by thc crowd,  sne  drew  aside  beneath  the  dull    yollow  PLANTING AN ORCHARD.  Tho Tirst thing is selecting a good  location I would recommend ..igh  grounds and well drained says Mr.  A. J. Hess. I think old ground frco  from forest roots is preferable for  planting apple trees. Tho decaying  roots havo a tendency to induco diseases of tho roots of tho trees nnd  in a short time the troo dies. Tho  land should bo in a high stato of  cultivation capable of producing any  good crop. Tho ground should bo  broken as deep as possible; subsoil-  ing would be Inst tor, enabling tho  roots to penetrate deep in tho  ground, giving the tree a firmer hold  and  doubtless longer life.  Tho first thing is selecting tho  trees. "Doubtless wo havo all at  itome time in life had tho experionce  thnt inferior articles are dour at any  price. I know of nothing to which  that is moro applicable than tho ap-  plo tree.  I prefer yearling trees, both apple  and poach. Tho apple is then a  straight switch free from limbs and  can bo easily token up without mutilating the roots. Sco that your  trees are healthy, free from disease  and straight bodied. A crooked trco  is an eyesore to start with and oft-  times if planted tho bark is liable  to blister at the crook, should tho  crook bo to the southwest from, tho  summer's sun. The wound gradually  spreads until the tree dies. As to  I ho time of planting, circumstances  should largely control us. Wo usually  have moro time -in v-thc fall for planting and thc ground'is in bettor condition. .  SPRING   AND  FALL  PLANTING.  Sprint? planting is all right under  fnvorablo circumstances, but we often  have the extremes either too wet or  dry. Should tho season bo wot,  planting must  bo delayed   until    the  Health and Luxury Combined.  CEYLON NATURAL GREEN TEA is so puro it can bo drunk with  impunity by confirmed dyspeptics, and to their benefit. It will  displace Japan tea just as "SAX AD A" Black is displacing* all  other black teas. Load packets only. 25c and 40c por Tb. By  all grocers.  self  to be ruined in  the sight of the   a  strna,"   she  returned,   scornfully  world; sho supposed  herseff to    havo      "Then  why  woro" you engaged?"  s-inne'd conventionally, and thus to  havo incurred indelible disgrace. Had  not Claude said so? Yet was her  fraii young spirit strong enough to  resolvo not to sin in reality, and  thus incur disgrace in the sight of  Heaven and of her own accusing  soul, those severest, most awful of  judges. Thus she'rushed blindly into exile from all ;that could over  mako life sweet.  But though she had now; crossed  her Rubicon and burned her boats,  she was! still perpetually urged ��������� by  an inward i prompter, to return, to  givo up honor , and duty, soul and  body to him Who was dearer than  all besides,*-whose, words were celestial symphonies, whose''glance was  heaven, to renounce all and cling only to that sheltering embrace; oven  now s'ho had but to write ond word  and be happy, beloved, sheltered for  life.- And he was wanting her!  Poor deserted Claude! How base to  leave him! How could anything  hero or hereafter weigh against his  happiness? What would she not do  for him? Purity!���������what wns that  but another namo lor selfishness?  Hers, yes! but his? no selfishness  there; that thought was ever victorious when her heart was most cruelly wrung. Disgraced in the eyes  of men! How that pain ate into her  heart as she sped through the goldeu  afternoon, with every fibre still quivering freshly with the passion of  yesterday'b meeting; but the disgrace  was hers alone, it could not touch  him: she was glad���������not blaming hint  ���������never considering that he was the  author of it. Disgraced! yes, but  innocent. Claude's voice, his beautiful, love-thrilled voice, still rang in  her ears,  within her  Well!  there.   Hrcck'on a thoughts  mod  sowell   line  mc  as  nr  a  ooman.  I was handy d  Zundays."  "But didn't you enre?"  "Nnr-.'a moss'cl,"  she  replied,   with  cheerful  indifference.  "Then   why did   ' you  marry  Abraham?" sho asked,  in lories not without rebuke. ���������'.-���������'  ��������� "Wanted to bide long wi you. That  why LJiitclibd oh to en, I reckon."  "Sarah, dear Sarah!: How good  you have always been to me!" Jessie  cried, embrncing lier; "dear old Sarah, 1 . would never leave' you: if I  could possibly help it, indeed I would  not." ' "' '"   ;  j' '���������';-i    -A-':; i ������������������  To wliich .Sarah*' replied, with a  push and a pleased growl of "Coo on  wi ye," but Which she never forgot.  Travelling, like the celebrated bishop, third-class because there was no,  fourth, Jessie did not see two, men  travelling by first, the sight of ei iter of whom might have altered her  fate. So she sped on to her doom,  sitting all alone in the bare, un-  cushioiied compartment, boarded ��������� off  like a cattle stall from the other divisions, by a partition too high for  sight but not for sound. She could  hear two men quarrelling in foul  language, a child wuiling, a woman  hushing it, and quite near her seat,  the clink; of hand-cults on a prisoner  travelling to the county jail in  charge of two policemen. She seem-;  ed to have been flying on for ages  deep, deep into the'wide''am!. pitiless  world. Over dark stretches ot fading heather they rushed, in the sun--* ni  set. tho crimson lustre of which was  mirrored in black tarns; then the day-  faded,  and  tho country  became  tame  gnsliglit, and waited, ulone at night- trees have started foliago and fibrous  fall, without ono friend in all 1-19 >'ools, thus giving them.a setback if  millions of1 that great city. She hot killing them. On the othor  watched tho : passing lido of passen | hand, should the season -be dry, tho  gers, timidly seeking somo friendly ground is porous, dries out rapidly  and less .self-centred face to ask nd-|and the tree dies from lack of lnois-  vice.      Presently she selected a pros-1 ture.  porous, joviul-fuced follow carrying All things considered I would re-  a bag. but on addressing bim, was, commend fall planting. It is true  met by a look that made lier shrink they must bo protected from the rab-  back trembling. Sho next tried. a| Wis The easiest and cheapest pro-  kind,   comfortable-looking matron all   lection I kno*" of is a thin, box lath  bags and shawls', who measured her  all over with a look of cold, hard  disapproval, and passed on by the  side of hcr husband, who regarded  hor for a moment with* blank indifference. -A sense of her own helpless  isolation and of the wide world's  stony cruelty, weighed upon her under : those chilling looks and filled  herwith despair.  ��������� v.Yot some paces further off among  the crowd woro two men, each of  whom was thinking of her, and each  of'whom .'would have given his life  to save her from hcr impending fate..  "Iveb,.miss?'' asked a porter, looking with wonder at her fair, troubled  face, .when at last she ventured to  follow the crowd and claim her box.  coiled around tne tree. Trees should  be planted about 2 inches deeper  thnn they grew in tho nursery. All  mutilated roots should be cut off  smooth so us to heal as quickly as  possiblo. Tho hole should bo dug  large enough in setting the -tree so  as to place thc roots in"their natural, position, allowing them to extend  jn all directions so as to braco the  tree.  As to the distance trees should bo  planted, that will depend upon tho  varieties of apples. Ben Davis, Wine-  sap, Rome Beauty; .late "varieties of  apples should not be planted less* than  30 feet apart." Earlier varieties may  be planted closer. Always set , the  trco leaning a little to the southwest  I���������-I don't know," she faltered,  "lias  tlie  prevailing  winds  come    from  and monotonous; here were maTket-  still swayed the tumult; gardens robbed of their summer spoil,  the magic of his presence' here squalid streets���������was this Lon-  Ftill enfolded her. his spirit blended j don? No. They thundered on with  with hers as she was borne past the! shrieking whistle and increasing  flying stubble-fields. the glowing! spved, now a crash and darkness  woodlands, the sunny downs. She! dose to h'er face followed by contin-  _saw_the rushing champnin steeped  in Lupus rattling_and cracking-as  it. .all  the   fender^-ltistfrj     or   the   autumnal] ������as   over,    till     daylight   reappe   day, roiI-roofed villages, fading moor-   and  slie saw  thc  long serpent  of     aja long way. till they reached a  lands,   soft  green   pasture.--,   reddening ] pnssinf*  nm a stranger. I don't know where  to go. Would you be so kind as to  tell me of a suitable place���������quiet and  respectable���������"to go  to for.tho night?"  He looked at her with many shades  of expression, all merging in amazement..  "What? Don't you know where yer  friends live?" he asked,  at last.  "I���������I have no friends in London,"'  she  replied, guiltify.  "Something wrong here," he said:  "you're from the country, never boen  in  town  before,  I"ll wager."  "Xo; I am quite alor.e in the  world and I should be so much obliged if you would tell mc- where to  ask for a respectable lodging for the  ht." slie replied, earnestly- and  with pleading eyes; "I am come to  town to find work. I have not much  money."  Hc looked at hcr long in silence,  then  shouldering  her   light  box     and  that direction in th'e summer and  will have a tendency to lean the trco  if planted straight. When the orchard is planted with ""yearling apple  trees, as I have previously mentioned, I would decide on thc hieght of  heading the  trees.  Uniformity should be one of our  aims when it can be easily dono in  shaping the tree. Take a measure  and" cut trees back to samo bight,  care being taken to cut near a bud  so wound will heal readily. Should  it be cut some distance from tho  bud, the part above the bud perishes  and is liable to injure the tree. When  the buds have started, go over your  trees   carefully   and rub  off    surplus  sprouts with tho thumb. Caro should  bu takon to so start -limbs ns to  huve tho trco well balanced. I prefer a number of limbs coming out  from trunk of trco to a fork; it  makes a stronger trco  AND BETTER BALANCED.  It is necessary to cut limbs back  for awhilo so as to havo short,  stocky, stout limbs. Sliould the  limbs have a tendency to run down,  cut so ns to havo the: bud abovo.  That will elevate thorn, vice versa.  I prefer low heading for many reasons. Tho limbs aro a protection to  the tree from tho summer's sun and  thc winter's cold, rendering it less  liable to bo shaken by tho winds and  making th'o gathering of fruit mucli  easier. The old proverb "a stitch  in time saves nine" is applicable to  pruning nnd caring for trees. Go  over j-our orchard occasionally in tho  spring and summer nnd rub off nil  surplus sprouts. It will be an ad-  vantago to tho tree, leaving no  wounds to heal. Ono hour's work  thon will be' equal to a day .next  spring.  I think it best "not to trim fruit  spurs too far up the limbs', ns that  brings tho weight itoo much on the  ends of the limbs, causing them to  break. An orchard should be cultivated until it is five years old. I  do not ' think it advisable to cultivate later than the middle, of July.  Too lato cultivation stimulates  growth and early cold weather is  liablo to damage tho tree by. tho  wood not  being matured.  After fivo years of cultivation tho I  trees should have the full benefit of  tho ground, sowing to clover and  cowpcas to maintain thc fertility of  the soil. Quito a profit may bo  made.by running hogs in an orchard,  grazing tho clover and pens, making  the land more fertile and it is an advantage to have faulty fruit, cnten  up,  thus destroying many insects  Manure or fertilizer if used should  bo woll scattered around the tree  Thc fibrous rools_will take up tho  strength^ Should it'be piled around  the tree the fibrous roots will not  leave the tree. I do not think it advisable to-"so\y grass in an orchard.  A tree sod-bound, seldom amounts  to anything. The cultivation of an  orchard,_ospe������".**-nlly plowing i.t, is likely to hill up ai~*und the trco and it  should bo' leveled -4own. Tn plowirug  nn orchard caro should be taken not  "to bark trees or plow too deep. I  think one of tho best tools with'  which to cultivate an orchard is a  cutaway harrow.  tho larger roots with a spado llio  fall previous to taking up. This  causes tho tree to send out nearer  lho trunk n strong growih of line  roots which will bo taken up with  tho tree when it is dug. All aricd  ami dead roots should bc cut back  with a knifo till living tissue is exposed. Whon tho clean-cut, living  ends nro exposed to the moist soil  they quickly callus over and givo. out  new roots.  In liko manner tho rooting. of layers can bo hastened by cutting awny  the bark' on one side and exposing  tho cambium to tho soil so that a  callus is formed. -The tree pruned  will, in a year or so, havo a better  root development thnn if planted un-  prunod. After the tree is set tho  top s'hould bo cut buck proportionately with the root. Tlie lack of cutting bnck tho top of tho free in  transplanting causes the drying out  and death of many trees that might  otherwisu live.  -������-  IW MODEBN BABYLON".  bidding her follow him,'ihe went to  a third-class waiting-room, where he  stopped and told her to wait half an  hour.  Hc  returned  punclunlly at  the    appointed    time    ond   led   her  up   many  daylight   r^appearedTsta'r������ and    -ftT^s~**"vernI-plrfirorms7  fern and browning heather. distant  hills, mist-softened, all tempered by  amctiivstine   shadows,   with   an     un-  n  in  first*  train winding away behind i class waiting-room, where he stopped  the   dusk.   Then  a  bewilder-! nnd   told   her   that   tht-   woman      who  the  ing  which uianv trains careered with' mad  New  or  For the  New Power and Strength for Every Organ  of the Body in the Use of  DR.   CHASE'S    NERVE   FOOD.  Cloud digestion, r*.n(.;; complexion,  splendid circnlntion, clear brain,  sleaoy nerves, sound, restful sloop,  belter health and greater strength' of  mind and body is what you m.iyox-  pect. from tbe use of Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food.  Nol ia any mysterious way. but  from the hard fac. Hut 'Dr. Chaso's  Nerve Food is composed of the elements of nature which go to form  new. red corpm-cles in the blood, or,  in other words, make the blood rich  jn the nutritive principle which creates nerve force���������the power which  runs the machinery of tho body.  WITH THE VITALITY OF THE  BODY THUS BROUGHT TO HIGH  WATEE MARK WEAKNESS AND  DISEASE GIVE PLACE TO  HEALTH  AND  HAPPINESS.  Impaired digestion, irregular action of tho feminine organism, weakness of heart, lungs or other bodily  organs, pains and aches and all the  annoying consequences of weak  nervrs and blooi    disappear   because  network     of    iron   roads,   across   was    in    attendance    was   respectable  and clean, and would lv glad to let  her have a room in her house for a  moderate sum, providing she kept  herself honest and   respectable.  Then he took hcr to a. dingy, thin-  fared woman, who was making herself some tea with a furitive nil" and  eating thick brenel und butter stealthily.  '"lliis is the young lady. Mrs. Barker," he snid. "I must hook it nnw.  The  keb  nnd   box   '11   be all  right."  "It isn't much of a 'ouso for the  likes of you, miss," said the woman,  anxiously, "but it's clean and respectable. There's only me and my  daughter, who does dressmakin' for  a. firm. Five shillings a week paid  in advance is my terms, and a. week's  notico when leavin'. We takes in  single men and does for them generally, but no objections to a respectable  young  woman   as  pays  regular.-'  Jessie thought herself fortunate.  Ifor whole capital consisted of thirteen Rounds five shillings and sixpence; it had been acquired by selling two or three pictures at home,  and wonld no doubt speedily be  doubled and trebled by the snmo  means in London; in the meantime it  behoved her to lie careful. Sha had  to wn.it until .Mrs. Marker left for  the night, whon the cab and.box were  brought by the friendly porter, whom  she. cordially thanked and bid goodnight, offering 'her hand instead of  money. The porter, though n family  man nnd i>oor, preferred the hnnd  nnd looked nfter the departing call  with interest. "A screw loose somewhere," lit! said to hiinfsolf; "I'll keep  a good look-out on the advertisements for a week or so."  So Jessie awoke next morning in a  dingy, stuffy room in u bnck street  of Westminster,  to  tho beautiful mu*  the    cnuso of     their    existence is  removed.  Iiy noting your increase in weight  you can prove that new, firm flesh  and tissue are being added by this  great restorative.  MRS. H. A. LOVN13S, Nurse. Phil-  ipsburg, Que., writes :���������"I was nil  run down and could not do my own  worR. Everything I ate made mo  sick. In nursing others X had seen  tho good results of Dr. Chase's Nervo  Food and resolved to try it. As a  result of this treatment. "l have gained ten pounds, do my own work  alone nnd feel like un entirely different person. I havo received so much  benefit from 'this medicine that 1 am  glad to recommend it to others. I  have a copy of Dr. Chase's Receipt  Book and would not part with it  for  $50  if I  could  not get  another."  Test the extraordinary upbuilding  power of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,  50 cents a box, at all dealers, or Kd-  manson, Bales &. Co., Toronto. The  portrait nn:l signature of Dr. A. JV.  Clinse, the famous receipt book author, are on every, box.  sic of the clock* chimes, feeling as if  all her previous life lay a century  behind her nnd she had been transported   tu  another   ago.  (To bo Continued.)  AKHHl! ���������$S<IS  Don't think you are justified in being laid up with a  cold half the winter merely  because it's the season when  everybody is supposed to  have colds. At first a cold  may not amount t.o much  but it is likely to hang on  long enough to give you  trouble if it is not stopped  with  Scott's Emulsion.  These colds that hang on  weaken the throat and lungs  and make the way easy for  pneumonia and perhaps consumption. It is just as well  to reduce the chance as much  as possible. Scott's Emulsion  soothes, heals and cures a  cold ancl does it quickly���������  that's a good point to remember.  Will semi yon n Utile to try If you like.  SCO'lT & DOWNK. Turouio, Ont.  WINTERING  CALVES.  Thc best feed wo have ever used for  calves, considering the money value, I  is bright, sweet corn fodder, stored  in tho early fall.���������under shelter, writes  Geo. A. Groom. Wc cut our corn  just as soon as possible after tho  shock on the ear is dry, but while  tho blades are yet green. When it is  cured sufficiently to keep in a crib  it is 'husked and tho fodder tied in  largo bundles with binder twine. This  method of handling facilitates thc  hauling and feeding very materially.  Twenty calves have bcon wintered  almost exclusively on such roughness,  with only enough good mixed hay to  keep up thoir appetites. They consumed about 150 shocks, worth 12J  cents each, and one ton of hay, estimated at $12, making -a total of  S**0.73 worth' of feed. This is equivalent to SI.50 per head for the entire winter, which I consider vcry  cheap. Tho  feeding is done in    a  long,   inclosed     shed     during    snow  storms or rain,  and  tho calves come  _throUg,i_=_\vilh _nice, sIi*g1c_ coats   .  of  hair,  ready to take on  flesh  rapidly,  when turned on grass in April.  Jly keeping tho calves inclosed wo  save about ton "loads of.mnmire,  whicli pays woll for the trouble of  feeding. Many farmers winter their  cattle in the fields. This is a mistake. Not. only from a business  standpoint, but also from a humane  point of view. Farmers, bo considerate and shelter your stock.  "Starvation   in   the   Midst  of London's  Plenty.  The greatness nnd gaiety of London is sadly contrasted by the-squalid misory and starvation of thousands of its inhabitants.  A Home Office return of tlio number of cases in the county of London last year in which a coroner's  jury returned th'o verdict of "death  from starvation" or "death accelerated by privation," gives particulars  of thirty-nine such" cases���������a vory  small total compared with the thousands of struggling creatures who  fight on silently from day to day  against poverty and starvation. The  following aro a few of tlio cases published:  ~ A homeless tramp was found ill on  a seat opposite Temple Gardens, and  taken by th'e polico to Boaryard Infirmary. In spite of every-enre, and  attention he died, five,days later,  from ' apilopsy accelerated by exposure. No application had been mado  by this maiv at any time for parochial relief or admittance tto a workhouse.  A bank clerk, of "Paddington, fifty-  five years of age, was found ill in  the street and taken to Paddington  Infirmary, where 'he died thirty hours  later. Early, in th'o day application  had been mado on his behalf to tlie  relieving officer, wiio issued an urgent  order on tho medical officer, to visit  hira. The man declined tho officer's  offer of medical nid, or admission to  th'e infirmary, and tho landlord subsequently turned him into thc street.  His death" wns duo mainly to self-  neglect nnd want of food.  James Ouston, a Marylobone laborer, wns found lying in St. .John's-  wood-road on a cold and windy  nighit, and was taken to tlie infirmary in a police nmbula.nce. Ho liad  not tasted food for two dnys. He  never rallied, and died the next dny  from syncope accelerated by exposure.  Isaac John Newton, a homeless laborer, sixty-two years old, was found  dying in Squirrlcs-strcet, "Uptlinal-  greon, and was taken to the infirmary, where ho died from syncope and  chronic    alcoholism. A      married  daughter stated at thc inquest tlint  sho had advised him lo go into the  workhouse, but ho replied tliat ho  would rather dio in tlio gutter.  Thomas Nolson, a homeless firewood seller, was found dying in Old-  street, E.C., nn utter wreck. He was  taken to tho infirmary, wliero hu died  of "gangrene-and-destitutions  Jessie Nowson, described as a widow, 33 years old. a homeless Ilowcr-  scllor,  was  found  lying  on   tlie  foot  way of Hn tier-street, Spltalfk-lds, in  a wretched condition. Doctors said  that sho had not come under treatment early enough' to effect a cure.  She wns entirely friendless and nlone:  no ono know anything of hor. She  died in llic infirmary two days after  admission.  One of tlie most distressing cases  recorded is th'o following: "Man unknown, found in a lumber warehouse  at Spita lflelds... Body ..much' oaten/by  rats; nbout forty years of ago. Died  of  pneumonia   and   henrt-fniliirc,   due  ALFALFA FOU SOiLTNC".  Whon we consider the many good  reasons why nlfnlfa should be' grown  on tho furm, we wonder, why it has  not received more attention. To got  thc best results it should bo cut just  beforo or at tho time that it begins'to exposure and starvation  to blossom, and then it will start  to grow again very readily, and another crop is at hand in a short  lime. For soiling, the patch'can be  cut over four or five Limes during the  summer. By-beginning ut one sido  and cutting what is needed each day,  if it'..taken: four or live weeks to cut  oyer the' patch, by the time the Iast-  bf the first crop is cut, whore the  first is cut there will be another crop  ready to cut again. To avoid having  Home get too ripe at first cutting, the  first should be cut while very young  and green. After the first time over  it will be reaching the proper stugo  when the time that it is needed arrives, As it is relished and eaten  so greedily by a,I kinds of stock, it  can be cut nnd cured as hay, stored  and fed when needed. We do not  know of any crop thnt will furnish so  much good feed in ono season as alfalfa. It Is rich in protein and fed  nlone is worth' as much as other  clover and a moderate amount of  whont bran.  TRANSPLANTING TREES.  Since countless rooUinrs arc lost in  cutting off     largo   roots   in   digging  trees,  it  is  a  good  practica t������    cut  IN THE  WrtONG   PLACK.  A local railway out Wost has " an  unenviable reputation for slowness,  and many jokes aro cracked at its  expense. Not long ago a liumorist  was travelling on this line. Wlion  a tickbt-collector came to examine  the  tickets,   the  Humorist  inquired:���������  "Does this railway company allow  passengers to givo advice if tliey give  it in: a respectful manner?"*  The collector, suspecting fun at His  own expense, replied in gruff tones,  "I suppose it does." ���������  "Well, then, collector," answered  th'o Humorist, *nd he winked at his  fellow-passengers, "it occurred to mo  as we were coming along, that it  would be well' to detach tho cowcatcher from th'o front of .the engine  and fix it on 'to the rear of the  train."  "Vftiy that?" demanded th'e collector.  "Well, you see," explained the  (humorist, "we are not likely to overtake a cow; but what's to prevent  a cow from strolling into th'is compartment and biting a passenger?"  DOINGS OF _S0ME SMS  VAGARIES     OF     COMETS    AND  THE  FIXED  PLANETS.  Many  Things  About  Theso Bodies  Which Astronomers So Not  Understand.  All Europe was in pangs of terror  when in 18152 it wns unnounccd that  liiola's comet would cross tho  Eurlli's puth. Teoplo died of terror,  nnd so serious did the scare bccoiau  thai ix Parish*n professor begged'tlio  Academy of Science to publicly refula  tho assertion.  The comet camo, blu/od uwh'llo in  tho sky nnd vanished. Its period of  revolution round lho sun being just  under seven years, it camo again in  183'J and wa.s duo once moro early  in 18*10. But in that year, instead  of one comet, two appeared! . Th'o  original comet liad divided into two  parts, each' of whicli had a separate  existence, though' tlieir paths woro tho  same.  In 1852, the two cornels again  enmo flying into sight. Th'oir.path  in 1859 was too closo to tlio sun  for telescopic scrutiny, but in 18'IG it  was expected that tliey would bo  plainly visible. ;Uut tho double comet never turned up. Nor has it ever  been seen since.  Another comet, wliich lins-gone  missing, is tliat k'nowiv ns Ilrorson's,  last scon in 1870. lt was'due in  January, 1901, but failed to mako  its appearance.  Cornels arc naturally somewhat unreliable. They arc, of very flimsy texture. Ono great astronomer indeed  lias said tliat you could pack the tail  of tho average comet in a portmanteau. So if they pass too near ^to  Jupiter of nny of th'o big planets  th'oy are vcry upt to get. cau,ght and'  so io -  1HSAPPEAII COMPLETELY.  It is a different matter with tlie  stars. Th'o fixed, stars aro suns as  big or bigger tlian ours. Yet oven  sucli vast bodies ns these occasionally appear or disappear in a way  whicli puzzles earthly star gazers.  Ono night in 1572 tlio celebrated  astronomer, Tyclio Ilrnhe, was .walking Home from his laboratory wlien*,  happening to look up into tlio sky,  ho was amazed to sec in the constellation of Cassiopeia a" new star. Its  brilliancy was amazing. H surpassed in brightness all the otiier stars,  oven Jupiter at ils brightest. For  three weeks it glowed witli the samo  magnificent lustre and then suddenly  began to decline. At tlio same timo  it changed colors. At first its light ,  was a pure white. Then it turned  yellow like a gas flame. Afterwards  it took tho lu.ddy tono of Mars and  finally faded into a livid Hue, and  less tlian two years Inter it vanished.*  .Again, in 18GG, a new star flashed!  out on thc constellation of thc Crown!  wliero no star Had evor been seen before. It was ot tho second maghitudo .  wlien first seen, but after shining. ' '  brightly for a few days only it struck ---"  work and  ^    ,.  FADED OUT-OF SIGHT. *���������"'  Before it Went out.it did the scienti-. .  fie world a good turn.    By aid of tho    "i  spectroscope  astronomers  found  that  tlTis     star was ��������� partly at least ���������  composed  of the gas hydrogen in ' a  state of the most  tremendous  incandescence.  This fact went far to prove what ,  had long been suspected���������that there  occurs now and then a colliss-ion between a" dark and probnbly.dead star  and some olher celestial body.l Tho  result is a tremendous outburst _ of  Heat, especially at the surface, whore  lies tlie hydrogen atmosphere of tho  star. This supposition explains also  the fading of the light of the now  star. As" tho blaze died down it  would of course lose *ts luminosity.  Sometimes a new star of this kind  takes a long time lo fade out. One  whicK appeared in the Swan in November, 1870, has novor disappeared  though lt was only visible to tho  naked eye for a very fow days. lt  has now become a nebula, or, star  cloud, of dimensions so tiny that '  only the strongest lens can pick it  out.  Algol, sometimes known* as the Bo-    -  mon  Star,  works  ^_ IN-KEG ULAlt_SHIETS =   It varies from the second' to tho  fourth' magnitudeji the space of a  littlo  less than  t'lireo days.  Another extraordinary star, ^called .  Brira or tho Wonderful, takes "eleven  months to fade from n star of nearly  llio first, magnitude down lo a point  of light invisible lo th'o naked eyo.  Then during a similar period it slowly regains^ ils brilliancy.  Tho most recent of these meteoric  stars is t'ho famous Nova Persoi dis- ,  covered by Dr. Anderson on February 21st, 1901. The performances of  this sudden visitant wero most remarkable and mysterious. After  blazing out with a steel blue light  lo thc brightness of Aldobnrnn it  faded rapidly until "Afarch 2,***tli following. Tlien it suddenly shone out  anew and rose in brightness for somo  days. After that, its decline was  most rapid ancl it soon took a powerful telescope to sco it at all. It  also changed color all through its  career. Beginning witli blue wliile, it  went . to claret and then ��������� to dull  orango red. Then again it returned  to its original color and so remained.  Etliel (engaged a week)���������"(Joorgo  and I liave nover had a quarrel!"  Maud���������"Oli. I think you ought to  Havo one before you are married;  otherwise, you caiv't bo quite suro  wh'etlier you are going to have your  own way or not!"  Tcaclier���������"What is tlio moaning of  'parvenu'?" Johnny���������"An upstart."  Teacher���������"Give me a senl once in  which tlie ..word is used." Johnny���������  'WHen a man sits down on a bent  pin He gives a violent parvenu."  "Hero, 'take Ibis rifle!" cried tlio  excited sh'owman. "Tlie leopard has  escaped. If you Tind -him slioot him  on the spot." "V/hic?i s-spot, sii"'"-  gasped the boy. ..���������'.��������� /-//  *2"l'ir2 "i* *^*^^fj^t^|*t^^^f^  ���������I  A Geisha's  Love...i  5  In  V  I  I  "Why nrt th'o.i snd, oh', lotus-blossom?"  nsked  Mr.  Samuel  Harkncss.  "llecauso of what thou hast told  mo," said O Harm  San,  tho Geisha.  "That I must lenvo theo? Oh, tush  little, one! Tlint was not spoken liko  one in wSiuso heart burns tho ilumo  ot tho Ynmnio llamashi-i���������the spirit  of old Japan���������of which thou hast so  often boasted to mo. I am but un  l'gin San���������a Mr, Foreigner, that is  ������������������ill."  "I know well tlint tliou art a foreigner, and that I am a daughter of  Old Japan; but I am sad. It sliould  not" bo; but so it i.s, and I would al-  ,most i'ant thorn weit a believer in  tho custom of my country���������tho jo-  slii."  "And wliat is tliat, oh, fnlry-flow-  cr? The I-gin San aro not altogether too well posted in tlie customs  of your estimnbio country."  "It is tho custom which decrees  that those vhaso lovo is hopeless  shall  die in each  other's arms."  "Thc'dcucc it Is!" said, Mr.,Samuel Hai-kness. "Biit":'this"is foolishness  liltlo"*onc. . Wc do -not "wish to. die-*-*  you and I. Wo aro young. Lot us  not bo melancholy, pretty chrysanthemum; . let us -talk of"other things,  ���������fthilher'gocth tliou to-night?"  "I go to help to entertain the  guests of th'o Marquis Kirioshita.  They arc met to-night to celebrate  our glorious victories."  Harkncss started. Hc had heard  of the marquis���������as, indeed, who has  not Heard of th'e man who is so deep  in the confidence of the Mikado, and  whose voice is so powerful in tlie  councils of war? He was silent for  some time; ho gnawed liis golden  moustache. Then he raised his eyes  to those:'..-of. tho protty, pensive Geisha.  "Wouldst tliou like to come with  ', me to my country in tho great West,  O nana" San?"  When  she  looked  at him her     eyes  wero swimming with tears.  "Thou   knowest,"   she  said  simply.  "If thou  will help  thy servant,     I  will  tako tliee."  "How can I, poor singing-girl, help  .    thee?"  "Thou hast the private car of the  great Marquis Kinoshitn?" *.  Slie flushed.  "Thou  knowest    that I Kate,   liim  ns  <X lovo    thee,"  sho said    simply.  ,.  "But  it  is  true  that  Ke allows     me  to pour wino for him."  "Then after to-night's banquet wilt  ���������thou    slip a tablet "* which  I     shall  givo    thee    into     his wine? - It will  but  make  Kim  sleep.     Then   will     I  ���������   enter,  and  thy ��������� task  shall  be     dono.  !    Como,    Hanu, I will  give thee many  thousands  of    yen   if   thou  wilt     do  {this for me!"  ln stark justice to Mr. Samuel  Hnrkness, it must be said that the  course he., was now proposing was  distasteful to . Kim in the extreme.  But Ke"was desperate. He had built  such bright hopes on this -war; , it  was to bo the foundation of a career  of journalistic glory wKich would  number.Kim among the elect, who  could treat editors cavalierly, if he  so chose, and lie bad had such a bit-  .. ter awakening.  ^ Shut up with his scribbling brethren like a "tiger cub in a cage, there  was absolutely no opportunity oven  of keer ing h'is paper supplied with  news, let alono of scoring over otiier  correspondents; and, crowning mis-  fortur.e of nil. a cablegram of his  had been kept back without his being notified, whereas others containing the snme news had been despatched, with tho consequence that the  spoiler was spoiled, his rivals had  got ahead of him, nnd a curt cable.  fromvHIs editor ordered him to re-i  , turn.        -  ..- His;cnrcer    was ���������riiineil^u'r.less**s Hc  ' could'return to His editor bearing the  papers which could..tell so thrilling a  'secret.-' history j   of   the'   war,'   and  r*������vhIclv=-he"kneW7reposed- in-ine ��������� safo  of Uio Marquis Kinoshita.  it is past tho marquis's timo for    retirement."  Tho new-comer was a littlo brown  man, who looked liko a Japanese officer. But a chango came over his  countenance as he surveyed tho room.  "What is this?" he said, viewing  the open safe. "And this?"���������-pointing  to  tho sleeping marquis.  For a moment Harkncss had  thought it would bo possiblo to  smooth tlio matter over; but now he  saw tliat that would ba impossible.  Fool! Why had Ho not locked tliu  safo? Anyhow, ho must mako a dash'  for it, for oven a blighted career is  better than an "early and unpleasant  death.  "A spy! A foreign scum of a  spy!" slirlok'oil tho ofllcor, suddenly  realizing tho meaning of tlio scene.  TKon Harkncss darted to the window, wondering as ho flew why tho  Jap still stood by the door. A  bright knife hurtled through tho oir,  missing Harkncss by a liair's-  brcadtli. It was but a ton-feet drop  to tho ground beneath, and once  Harkncss gained it, tlioy sny in the  war correspondents' quarters, Ko did  not stop running until hc reached  Nagasaki.  "And now," said th'o Japanese officer, wiio remained in the room, and  whoso voice Had suddenly grown to  resemble Grosvcnor's, of tho "Courier, "hero are thy ten thousand yen,  Hana San; givo mo tlio papers."  WitK melting eyes, Hana San handed him the bundle of papers.  ' "I  do   thi.s,"  she  said,softly,   ."be-*  causo I lovo th'ce."  And as hi? thought of narkness flying .through the night, Grosvenor, put  a somewhat cynical valuation on the  love' of' a '.Geisha.   '  ���������  -"    -*     - '   " ���������'  Still, O Hana San did lovo ono  thing���������hcr" country. She was abusi-  ncss-liko littlo Geisha, and with the  thousands of yen paid h'er by Harkncss and Grosvenor she started a  tea-sliop of her own.  But when Grosvenor went to the  translator's to fetch the. precious papers, he found that thoy merely told  th'e story "of Ko-hi, a wonderful Japanese giant, who died 2,000 years  ago!  JTKp poor little singing-girl liad been  much too clever for them both.  j& <*g������������<*6<<'g<'<-'e������<<<������<������<'*f ������AV.  About the  ....House  ENGLAND'S LATEST.  One Vicar Forbids^ the. Hatless to  Enter  Church.  Tl.  Long and earnestly did Mr., Samuel Harkncss, th"e special war commissioner of the "Now York Yeller,"  plead with O Hana Sun, th'o singing  girl, and at last, . wlien many thousands of yen had passed . from him  to her, ho gained his way*. And consequently it enmc about that . lato  that niglit Mr. Samuel Harkncss, disguised in Japanese dross, stood within the private rooms of tlie great Mar-,  quls Kinoshitn, eyo to eye with a  trembling, fluttering Geisha, and listening to th'e stertorous snores of a  drugged marquis.  . Ho ��������� cast ���������. a quick eyo ��������� round the  apartment. ..A huge, safo of European  manufacture, and therefore *the only  ugly thing in.the room, stood in the  corner.  "Quick!"  Ho  said.     "The keys!"  ��������� Wilh her eyes fixed,  slio Handed tlio  bunch to him as one in a dream.  "Thank" Heaven it isn't a combination lock!" murmured Harkncss, as  lie turned the key and the grout door  Sjvung open.  His limited knowledge of Japanese  made tlio search among th'o papers  wliich llic safo contained a somewhat  protracted proceeding; but at last  ho got the bundle he ..wonted.  "Stay!"   said   liana,   as  ho     mn'do  to thrust tliem into tlio sleeves of his  kimono.     "1  would see tlio papers."  Slio    hastily     run    tlirough   tliem,  while lie stood .impatiently waiting.  Then there wm a sudden footstep  without, and before Harkncss cou,ld  turn off tlie lights, or make a flash  for tlio window,  tlio door opened.  "Iin!" said "the new-comer, In  Japanese. "It Is tho Honorable guest  who lias nol yot 'departed. I marvelled to i-co a !!glit from without, (or  "Judge in yourselves; is it comely  that a woman pray unto God uncovered?"  (I.  Cor. ii., 13).  Tlie no-hat movement, wKich commenced somewhat unobtrusively in  Newquay, Cornwall, England, last  year, has so assorted itself this season as to threaten tKe extinction of  tho craft of hattors and milliners.  All ranks and ages, mainly among  th'e visitors, havo adopted it. Men  with bald beads a������d men with luxuriant locks are among its devotees,  and ladies, regardless of tangled tresses and -disordered fringes,, appear  ���������without head-gear.  Anticipating tho appearance of Hat-  less ladies in his church, and regarding such an act as irreverent, the  Vicar of Crantock, whoso ch'u.rch lies  about -a mile' from Newquay across  the Gannel, issued a printed .circular  which was posted in tho porch' ar.d  distributed. This bore a request that  "Ladies who walk with uncovered  heads will not forget tlie universal  Christian custom which prohibits  their so entering the house of God.  They must please use some simple  Head covering or kerchief while within the church" or refrain from entering it."  -'"  The .vicar further remarked that  "this is no-more than to ask men  to uncover on' entering God's house,  which' is- happily- unnecessary,'.* and  appealed to ull reverently-minded  visitors to see that the requests arc  not, disregarded.-      .,,  OnSunday evening last a lady was  daring enough to enter th'o church  during th'o service and make Hcr way  to "a front seat, carrying a specimen  of- artistic millinery in lier;Kand. She  was courteously requested jiy th'e verger to' place.it on . her.Head./ This"  is tKe only instance in.whicli.the direction Has J-ccn/disregarded.  ���������In all weathers'and* wind/, tlie hat-  less brigade still increases arid multiplies^ t^Ncwg'uayr-In~oth'or-places--  However,' lady enthusiasts are attending divine service with uncovered  Heads without let or hindrance. At  Cardiff, nnd even in tho remote village of Woeberloy, Herefordshire,- the  practice    Was    bocomo comparatively  common.   f_   NOT MUCH TO EXPECT.  "You said, asserted the irate customer, "that this tonic wou.ld .mako  hair grow."  "I did,"  admitted the clerk.  The customer removed his hat and  showed' a head as smooth as a billiard   ball.  "I'vo boon using that tonic for  tKrce months," he said.  "Oh, that's- all right," answered  the .clerk promptly. "You havo no  Kuir to'grow. If you had the tonic  would work nil right. What more  car.' you' expect?"  A WOIUi OF  CHEEK.  There uro weary feet  Tliat wo often meet,  In  paths  wo frequent  Here,  Whose steps would  lighten  Would wo but brighten  Their way with a word of clicer.  There nro loads of caro  Thnt full many bear  As tliey wond th.clr toilsome way;  But forms wo-uld strengthen  And lives  would  lengthen  If a kindly word we'd say.  There aro woes untold  Which the heart.may hold,  And bear with a secret grief;  But,   oli,  how  often  Might  trials  soften  By sympathy's sweet relief!  If a sunny smile  Would beam the while  That tlie frowns of life must chill,  How  much  of sadness  Might  yield   to   gladness  As the soul of love.would thrill!  Do. not count it lost,  'Tis of little cost  When some heart may yearn to hear  That precious .token  Of kindness  spoker--  That comes with", the word of   cheer.  DOMESTIC RECIPES.  Deviled Oysters.���������Drain the oysters  B,na lay them for a time in lemon  juice and melted butter seasoned with  red pepper. Then 'dip .in bread  crumbs,   then     in     beaten   egg,  and  the batter. Turn into a largo round  pan lined with greased paper and  bako in a vory moderate oven an  hour an a half. When perfectly cold  remove from the pan and ice with a  plain hoiled frosting flavored witb  orango. Let this become hard and  firm before adding tho decorations,  which aro of frosting applied tlirough  a paper  funnel.  FEW  SUGGESTIONS.  Every housekeeper knows how the  sun rots tho laco curtains that arc  exposed to its full strength in summer. In rooms exposed to full light  nnd sunshine and in upstairs rooms,  tho daintly sprigged dimities, sold  for summer gowns nnd often to be  bought for from tun to fifteen cents  a yard at thc midsummer sales, aro  of much service when made up for  curtains. They are fresh and dainty, launder well, and are perfectly  suited to tlio season. For use in  summer cottage, or thc sittingroom  and upstairs room of a farm homo  they are pretty and appropriate.  Tho dining-room of a farm house,  through tho windows of which tho  sun streamed brightly, were curtained in winter with draperies of unbleached muslin lined with oil-boiled  Turkey red calico and bordered with  nn oriental striped cotton in which  red predominated. <���������> The effect' of tho  sunlight on this color was almost as  cheerful as that of an open firo. Tho  red f."'as placed next thc glass, and  as the big bay window occupying-al-  .most-.the. whole end. of -the room-was  on the side of the house, the color  was unobjectionable. -And anyway,  we live on-the'inside -of- bur -houses  don't wc?  .Sometimes where there-is a" cluster  of three or more' windows :one is puzzled to. know how to curtain, them.  A    good    way   is to put a short val-  RUINED PALACE OF JEHOL  FORMER RESIDENCE  OF     THE  CHINESE EMPEROR.  Famous  Bronze  Temple Which was  Built During Reign  of  Chien-Lung.  Th'e palace grounds nt Jehol aro  watelied over by a special high official  who is appointed by tho imperial government at Pekin, und who reports  directly to tho Pekin imperial officials.  The Palnco buildings proper, which  are few in number and not of groat  size, are not open to any one, Chinoso  or foreign, with tlio exception of tbe  ollicial in clinrgo, unless they have an  Imporial permit, who at slated intervals during the yenr romovos tho imperial seal from tlio cntrunco and  makes a lonely inspection. Those  buildings, whicli arc near thc main  entranco to the grounds, nro enclosed  by a High wall.  It was to this Palace that tho Emperor Hsicn-Feng fled with his Court  in I860, when tho allied forces,  FrcncK and English', occupied Pekin,  and it was hero ho died, by suicide or  assassination, in 1801, from whicli  timo may be dated the commencement of tho "reign" of the present  Empress 'Dowager.  Sinco th'o death of Hsien-Fcng the  buildings havo been sealed and no  repairs-mado. -None of the buildings  or temples in tho park had been repaired, with, '.the .'exception.' of those  occupied by th'o' imporial servants,  l-who number about one ��������� thousand.  Decay jls . everywhere.    _ -      ..".-���������  The "grounds, however, are in perfect orders the Walks 'are well' kept  and clean. 1 was accompanied by  two  of my servants and  my  Chinese  anco over the middle window or win*-' sccretary.     At the main entrance  wo  dows   and  straight  breadths hanging, wore  ,nct  by     several  Hundred     ser-  plain from tho end ones,  All kinds of cheap materials are  employed Tjy the ingenious woman  who has more taste and time than  monoy.   The     possibilities    of crash,  again in crumbs,  and      fry     in deep! t,     ������������������������������������,������������������ k5nd uscd for d's,-,towels  lard.   A nice  supper  dainty  for     tho  "R" months. ./  BLOODIER  THAN' LIAO-YANG.  It remains clear that Liao-Yang, instead of being the bloodiest battle:of  modern times, was nothing of tho  kind. Tlio total losses, positivcly  nnd relatively, were loss than thoso  in several other battles, including  some in* the American Civil War. The  following figures will servo for il*  lustration:  Total num-  Total  Battles.      . ber engaged.  loss.  Gravelotto  ....   ...   300,000  132,000  Gettysburg  ...   ...   150,000  49,000  Loipsic    472,000  113,000  Koeniggrnotz  . . .   4*150,116  53.000  Liao-Yang 400,000  42,000  ���������Counsel���������"Did you observe anything  particular about the prisoner?" Witness���������"Yes; His. whiskers." Counsel  ���������"Wliat did you observe with reference to his Whiskers?."* .Witness ���������  "That ho Iind nono."-  Crcamcd Mushrooms on Toast.���������  Mako rounds of soft bread, half������������������ an  inch thick, and toast* one side. Lay  the untbastcd sides' uppermost on a  flat tin or plate; spread with very  thick cream, season with salt and  paprika or a very little cayenne, lay  a largo mushroom, peeled on each  round, .fill 'with the cream, seasoned,  and covering the dish set it in the  oven for twenty minutes. Only country folk can got cream thick enough  to make this dish as delicious -as it  may be.  To cook bacon or any kind of salt  pork, cut into slices and put over  the fire in a frying pan, with enough  water to cover the meat. If the meat  is old, add 2 or 3 spoonfuls of good  vinegar to the water. Cover the  pan and let parboil for five minutes  or longer. Now pour off the water  and set th'e pan (without cover) ovcr  a brisk fire or in a hot oven. Turn  the meat often and cook until quite  crisp. "  Breslau Beef���������One pint cold cooked  meat chopped fine, yolks of 3 eggs,  \ cup bread crumbs, 1 cup milk, j  cup stock or its equivalent, 2 tablespoons butter, salt and pepper , to  taste. Mix well, put into 6mall cups  or molds, placo in a pan of hot water and bake in moderate oven onc-  half-h'our. Serve on platter with  sauce poured over theni, made as  follows : One cup tomatoes strained,  1 tablespoon butter, 1 tahlespoon  flour. Cook until well thickened,  season with salt, pepper and a dash  of allspice.  "An English Squab Pic���������In the west  of old England runs an old saw as  follows : "Apples'," onions, flesh and  dough make as good a pie as any I  know." - - According to this these arc  the ingredients for a savory pic. Put  a layer of fresh young pork in a  deep baking dish, season with pepper,  salt and:a little powdered sage. Then  add a layer of apples and onions  chopped together, another layer of  pork, and ��������� so on until the 'dish be  full, finishing with th'e pork on top.  Partly cook this.Jn the oven, .then  "take it out" and .cover with a-light  paste,��������� .replace it in the oven and  bako'a light brown". ' - .   . * -  Cake Shortcake.���������One scant cup of  sugar, one-half cup ^of butter, -one  cup*of cold water, one egg, "two cups  of���������flour,���������tliree-tcaspoons-of���������bolting  powder. Hub the sugar and butter  to a cream; sift the flour nnd baking  powder together; beat thc egg stiff  without separating; add the egg to  the sugar and butter, put in the water nnd flour a little at a time, stirring steadily. Uakc in layer tins.  Put crushed berries between the layers and wliolo berries on top as beiore.  Lemon Jelly.���������One-half box of gelatine, one-half cup of cold water, two  cups of boiling water, one cup -of  sugar, juice of th'ree lemons, and  three scrapings of the rind. Put tho  gelatine into cold water and soak  one hour. Put tho boiling, water,  thc sugar, and the scrapings" of the  peel on,the firo nnd stir till tiio sugar dissolves. Take it off and stir  in the gelatine, and mix till this,  too,   dissolves. When   it   is   partly  cool ���������turn' in thc lemon juice and  strain through.'��������� a flannel bag dipped  in water and squeezed dry. Put in  a pretty mold. By way ot variety  apple juice may be used instead of  the two cups-of water, and only one  lemon. "The "juice from apples boiled and strained as for jelly. Apple  Parings are quite* as good as the  whole fruit.  Homemade Wedding Cake.���������Dissolve  a large teaspoonful of soda in two  tablespoonfuls of warm water and  add it to half a pint of thick sour  cream. Beat well, tlien turn into a  bowl in which you have blended half  a pint of brown sugar, half a cup of  butter, a tablespoonful each of cinnamon and allspice, and a teaspoonful of grated nutmeg, with a cup of  Now Orleans molasses. Add gradually threo and a lialf cups of sifted  pastry flour. The batter should bo  quit, thick and stiff. Have ready  a pound of raisins, stoned and halved quarter of a pound each of sliced  citron and clcanc'd currants, an ounce  of chopped lemon peel. Flour theso  Ingredients well and stir lightly into  have been discovered by a woman  who wanted to curtain the second-  best spare bed-room cheaply. There  were two long, rather narrow windows. For each she got twice the  length she wanted in the cheapest  iind coarsest crash:'she could find,  faggotted them together with coarse  cotton, edged them with little balls  made, of the same :cotton������������������ and sewed  on two inches apart, then as they  were fb"r o. blue room, 'dipped them in  a very deep and dork indigo water  which gave them a pale blue tone.  A friend who behold the result  achieved other results out of tho  samo simple material. She put her  breadths together with a cotton torchon insertion at' five cents a yard,  and edged them with laco to match  at th'e same ., price. Tot make the  lace the color of the crash sho'dipped  it in strong coffee. The wetting not  only colored the lace, but shrunk it  so' that crash an'd lace ironed evenly  afte*- washing  .She made a. spread for the.', little  single iron bed in the same ifashion,  using fivo strips of ,the crash. As  the lace was put in on thc machine  the work was done in an afternoon  For a sproad it is wise to use a better quality of crash, anil if- the  strips are put together with crocheted or knitted insertion one has something pretty durable and unusual.  REMOVING  STAINS.  Oil-Colors,     Varnish,    aud  Resin.���������  Turpentine or benzine, then soap and  water.  Vegetable-Colors, Wine, Fruits, and  Red Ink.���������Sulphur fumes, or a hot  solution  of chloride of lime. .  Nutgalls Ink and Iron-Rust���������Oxalic  acid solution or bruised sorrel leaves,  each over steam.    -  Other  Inks.���������New milk,   ripe  tomatoes, -or turpentine.  ��������� Tannin     and .'Green     Nutshells.���������  Bleaching lye or hot chloride water.  -Tar, Waggon-Grease, and Fats.���������  Lard or turpentine^ followed by soap  and water.  - Acids (vinegar,,, sour wine;. and  fruit).-***For cottons, -boiling Water  poured through; for.. woollens, diluted ammonia'.-- ' '  Alkalis. (Lime* and Lye)."���������For"* cottons, simply .. washing; for woollens,  greatly.diluted citric acid. .   IHood_nnd_Albuminous_1Spots.*i-Tepid solution of one tablespoonful of  kerosene to one gallon of water. If  old, uso iodide of potassium diluted  with four times ils weight in water.  Machine Oil.���������Tepid rain water with  soap or baking soda.  Mildew, Peucli and rium"Stains.���������  Chloride solution.  Stains on China, Grnnitownre, nnd  Tinware-^-Daking soda.  Thc chloride of lime solution is  mado as follows ::���������Dissolve two  tablespoons of chloride of lime in one  pint of hot water; strain, then add  ono gallon of waler. Soak the stains  nntil they disappear, then boll the  goods.  For tho oxalic acid solution, use  threo ounces of oxalic acid crystals  to ono pint of water. Wot thc stains  with the solution over steam or in  the sunshine,' and v/ash. immediately  in weak ammonia1 solution (ono table  spoonful of ammonia to one quart of  water) to counteract the acid, then  rinse well.*" "  Always experiment first on a scrap,  of goods on which you have made a  similar stain.,  vants in official-' dress���������hats, dress,  boots all now and clean. These were  drawn up on each side of the walk.  At "the first insido gate we wore met  by the dignitary in charge with more  servants, and conducted to a beautiful little tea house overlooking a  minature lake, which had ��������� boon - prepared for my reception; tea, cakes,  wine, etc. ;T t'hen���������started on . my  rounds. Many minor officials, with  servants carrying a chair, table, baskets of refreshments and a largo umbrella, followed.  -   SOME  CHINESE SCENERY.  What can I say of what I saw?  Temples, ��������� lea houses, pagodas and  marble bridges, with no repairs or  paint for forty yours, all falling into  soft colored, picturesque ruin. Immense covered docks, which once contained Imperial house-boats; hundreds of acres of smooth, green turf;  short, thick and smooth as velvet,  such turf ns can be seen in no other  part of China; large oaks two to four  feet in diameter," rising from tliis  clean turf, and as far as the eye  could roach under tKe trees thousands  of doer browsing in perfect unconcern,  the'hills nnd moxmtains covered with  forests, not a few trees planted * for  elTect, but natural forests extending  for-miles.  It was only one little corner of the  (.park I could see in the time I had  allowed me, but one can never forget tlio picture after tlie treeless  plains and mountains and th'e dry,  sun baked soil of the outside world.  I climbed only one hill, and that to  see the famous bronze * temple, a  small temple, but built* entirely of  bronze���������sides, doors, panels, posts,  tiles, framing and windows, fretwork,  all of bronze, built Jn the time of  Chien-Lung. as were most of th'e  temples  and buildings here.  While resting on the terrace in front  of this temple, and drinking in  Chinese tea and tliVj beauties of the scene,  I asked     the 'head     official 'when  tho  temple was built..  "During  the  reign  of  Chien-Lung."  "Did  Chien-Lung build it?"  "OH,  no;  it was a present to     His  Imporial  "Majesty:   Chien-Lung*  from  the German '..Kmpci'or."  'Which German Emperor, the-present one or'his* father?", . ,- ��������� ..."  "I don't .know; but _presume ' his  father, -as Chion-Liing reigned long  ago���������two hundred and fifty years."  " The official could"not Vouch:for', tho  truth of the story, but it,Had been"  tphl him     since thc  trouble in  1900.  HAD MADE A CHANGE.  'Isn't there something  in  my  licy,"  po-  asked a caller at an insurance  oflice the other day, "about me  ^Having to report any chungo of residence.' " ..  "Yes, sir," said tho man at the  nearest desk, picking up^ a pen.  "Where have you moved to?"  "I haven't moved anywhere," rejoined tlio caller. "1 have made a  change in my residence by painting  it a ligh't straw color and putting a  chimney-pot on Hie kitchen chimney.    I think that's all.    Good day I  No wonder. an actress is stuck up  when her name appears on so many  billboards.  It wns curious to trace Ttlic sourciirof  this story back to tlie fact that the  Germans, having annexed Half the  bronze instruments of the old Pekin  ol; servo tory, somo of these instruments dating from the tlmo of Kub-  Ini-Khnn, I'JftO, they should bc credited wilh having donated this beautiful bronze work to the Chinese Emperor.  It ��������� is difficult for a Western bnr-  bnrlnn to understand thc lines of  Chinese rensoning.  CHINESE LIBRARY.  Thoro is one notable exception to  the general ruined condition of thc  buildings, and thut is the library established Here by His Imperial Majesty Chien-Lung. It is one large  Chinese building with' a small court  surrounded by a high wall. In tho  building arc many thousands' of valuable Chinese books, with* tlieir covers  of carved wood or������ jndo; each set of  books carefully folded in a yellow silk  napkin embroidered in gold, with the  name of llis.Imperial Majesty marked  in  the  corner.  Tho small court .in front of. th'o  building is ono immense rockery, minature mountains, valleys, caves,  springs and cascades. Tho mountains  are covered with dwarfed trees forced  into fantastic shapes. Th'e open spaces . are filled witli gigantic pines.  When tho main gales of tho compound are opened one is at the entrance of a large cave, from which  comes tho rhythmic sound of falling  Water. Passing into the cave, wHic-h  is well lighted from above, one finds  passages leading to the right and left  nnd to th'o small open space in front  of thc library building. Standing  on the veranda nnd looking back the  whole outside World is lost to sight,  and no sounds nro heard but thoso of  the birds, th'o water and the sough  of th'e wind through the pines*  To tKe right and left of the veranda  stand tho two uiost lifelike bronzes I  have seen in China, two figures of  horses about one-half lifo size, the  pose perfect and every muscle, "cord  and detail done to perfection.  THo sun sot much too early for mo  on that day, and I was obliged to  pass onco moro into tho street's dust  filth and mud Houses, having seen  just enough of tlio beauties of the  park to hope for the timo when I  could pass day after day thero and  do justice to it, at least with my  camera.  Thero aro none of General Ma's or  any other foreign drilled troops in  Jeliol or in tho vicinity. In tho district thoro aro some two thousand  Banner troops, a sort of irregular  militia formation, part of which goes  through the farce* of drilling onco  or twice a month. A fow years ago  tliey wore armed with bows and arrows, and now only have the crudest  of muskets with but little ammunition.  , Willi tlio exception of tlio soldiers  at Ku-Poi-Kou and Shi-Shn, the only  regulars between Pekin and, Ping-  Chuan-Chou aro General Ma's post  riders and road guard, four every  thirteen  miles.  From Pokin to Jeliol I travelled  without an escort, but at-Jcihol I  found that orders liad been sent from  the Wai-Wu-Pu that I should from  thoro on be furnished with nn armed  escort, botli civil and military; that  I-should-be allowed to-go where I  chose within tho limits of-my passport,' but ��������� .that I must "always. Have  an escort which would be Held responsiblefor my. safety and . for -the  aeconimodntions; I had on" tlio road."  Two days after these instructions  in regard to myself had been received  there was sent a general'order to the  military lieutenant governor to the  elTect that all foreigners travelling in  Mongolia must have tlieir passports  inspected by each magistrate, and in  proper form must bo provided with  an escort. If anything was lacking  in tlio passport tlio foreigner was to  bo stopped at onco and turned back  under guard.  SAFETY OF FOREIGNERS.   '  These instructions wero wired to  nil the magistrates. This regulation  is most excellent, as the Chinese can  keep, check on all foreigners and know  the object of their travels. Also ;it  makes the Chinese government responsible for the safety of the foreigners,, and prevents: tho tramping  through tho country of tho numerous  undesirable adventurers who always  hang  on the outskirts of war.  From JcKol to Ping-Chunn-Chou tlio  rood in winter would bo vory good,  but owing to the heavy rains it is  now  almost:. impassable: in  places.  Tho distance is sixty miles, and  the road crosses eight small divides.  None of tlio passes are of any great  Height, and moderately loaded carts  need no extra mules to take tliem  ovor. Thero has been too much rain  this season and in many places thc  crops have been washed out. This  condition grows worse as we go East.  The' condition of the towns and: hamlets is pathetic.  Not a sign of -truffle on the rood  and buildings and inns "deserted ruins.  Tho" natives along t'nc road from Jehol to Chao-Yang-Fu aro by far the  most miserable in appearance of any  I have seen in China. The spirit Has  gono out of tliem���������almost the desire  to live. Thoy look less like human  beings than animals, and not intelligent animals at that. What I say  here applies to tho Chinese in the  country and small hamlets. There  are no Mongols, and tho town and  city Chinese look less miserable and  a trifle more intelligent.  The country people have dull eyes,  a dirty, unhealthy complexion, bent  and* twisted forms, with slow, shuffling gait.* When struck by the soldiers they slink slowly out of the  road; without even turning the Head.  The continual striving for some-,  thing wherewith to fill their bellies  is t-hoir strongest instinct. -There  is no famine in the land, but between the -' robbers 'on the .ono;..', side  and thc civil' and military forces bn  th'e .other, '*tHe people - are ' always  Hungry. .'���������-",  lETOYQBE HAS A DOUBLE  SOME STRANGE AND A3TOSIN0  DRAMAS.  Instances   Where Doubling  on the  Part of Nature Might Have  Been Serious.  FAVOR THE LANCE.  Now  Finding Many   Champions in   [__   the  Army.  General French' and many other  well-known cavalry officers are said  to be strongly in favor of its restoration, and tlie recent account of  fighting in wliich Japanese cavalry  wero met by Cossacks armed with  lances has given nn impetus to the  agitation. Lord Roberts is said to  be nguinst the lnnce, but, according  to cavalry officers, that is because ho  is not a cavalry officer.  Colonel C. 13. Swnine, who lately  commanded tho llth Hussars, and  proviously spent some years in a  luncer r.eglmcnt, interviewed recently,  strongly urgod the claims of tho  lance,  "Th'o account published in the Russian journal Viva," hu said, "should  bo road by overy officer. It states  that the Japanese did hot know How  to deal with th'o lances, and they  were routed, one, squadron" being annihilated.  "It is all very well to say that on  some occasions llic lanco has been  beaten by,the sword in the sword vs.  lance competition nt the Military  Tournaments. There is a great difference between two single men hand-  to-hand at tlio Agricultural Hall and  n charge of cavalry where real war  is going on.  "Th'c Zulus still remember the  great cliurgo of the 17th Lancers that  did such execution among them. They  speak with bated breath of the men  with tlio 'big assegais.'  "Th'o great advantage of th'e lanco  ovor th'o sword is that th'c lancer  can reach" his opponent first, but tho  moral effect of a row of lance points  upon an enemy is so marked that the  abolition of tbe lanco would be a  fatal mistake."-   + -  The moro saintly a man trios to  appear the less ho seems to enjoy life.  "My dear doctor, you do so remin'rj  me of Lord Kitchener."  "But I am Lord Kitchener,"-  sauvely replied tlie great soldier.  This anwsing misunderstanding occurred at a fashionable garden-party.  Ono of the lady guests was searching  for n doctor friend of hers, who bore  a striking resemblance to Lord Kitchener, and, being unaware that tho  eminent soldier wns a guest, mistook  him for  her  friend.  "Everyone has a double," is an  axiom that is being substantiated  every day, nnd no ono knows when  and where he or she will meet the  counterpart  of him or herself.  This curious duplication on tho  part of Nature hns been tho cause ol  innumerable experiences���������exciting,  amusing and occasionally disconcerting. That of Adolf Beck is a recent  case in point. This man actually  served five years' penal servitude, and  was convicted for another offence,  whicli had been committed by another man who was a complete  stranger to him.  A few years ago an absconding  clerk was "wanted" for'forgery. A  minute description, of the. man wa������ *  circulated, and a vigorous hunt Was  made for Him. Early ono evening a  telegram was . received from Southampton. -��������� -  " smit'hson'Arrested i"  The police chuckled, and were complimenting themselves upon tlieir fortune when another telegrgm came to  hand from Liverpool, also announc  ing the arrest of the forger. The police were in a quandary. There waa  no alternative but to sec the two  men together. This was done, but  even then a difiiculty was experienced  in identifying the criminal, as the  men  were as alike as two peas.  A firm of solicitors were in: quest  of a young lady who was tKe Heiress  to a large fortune. As her whereabouts was unknown, advertisements,  together with her portrait, were published. Two ladies who saw the portraits duly presented themselves to  the solicitors. Here was a dilcmna.  The two claimants were identical in  Height; build, nnd other characteristics;1 and, to make:the matter moro  complex, friends and relatives: could  not positively identify the rightful  person.; Elaborate research as to .tho  past lives of .tho two women' had to  bo carried out,- and it was several  months.before', the claim was>settled.  There recently died i'n London a  gentleman who was. the exact counterpart of his Majesty tlie. King. And  this striking likeness proved his undoing and ultimate ruin. Wherever.  He went lie was mistaken for liis Majesty. This pleased his vanity to  such an extent that he carefully followed tlio King's pastimes, and sedulously  COPIED HIS STYLES OF DRESS.  This procedure proved rather expensive, arid : the King's, double*, -finally  retired into oblivion, and died a  pauper.-  This indiscriminate doubling on th'o  part of Nature once led to a very  dramatic episode. Among the .unfortunate victims in. n. railway disaster  was a man who was identified as the  sole heir to considerable property.  When His death' -liad been legally and  duly testified, the estate was divided  among. the deceased's relatives.  'A**'few months later; the dead man  suddenly reappeared among the mariy  wiio were enjoying tbe Handsome  legacies of their thoughtful relative.  Naturally, such a resurrection* caused  a flutter of excitement in the comfortable dovecots. Even those who  knew tKe deceased": manVmost intimately cou,Id' hardly believe their  eyes. The -resemblance was most  striking, even to th'c minutest detail. -JT.he mannerisms were.- similar..,  ���������even to' a slight lisp and impedi���������.  ment in the speech.  But the' heirs were not disposed to  surrender th'eir newly acquired wealth  without demur, although dozens. *..of  acquaintances of-thc deceased'' coulil  not'pledge their_word that the claimant was not tlie dead man. When,  however; the- double-was_tlireatencd���������  with' a lawsuit, realizing that !ho  could never withstand the fire of  cross-examination, he put an end to  His pretensions���������und his own life as  Well.   *   UNDER HER THUMB.   -  "No, I never Havo a bit of trouble wilh my husband," remarked tho  frail little woman with tho intelligent face. "In fact, I have him right  under  my  thumb."  "You don't look vcry strong,"  doubtfully commented the engaged  girl.  "You mistake me, my dear. Tt'a  a  mental,   not  physical,   subjection."  ."Would  you'   mind   telling  mc Just  how "  Not n bit! Always glad to help  anyone steer clear of the rocks. First  of all you must know that a ��������� man  in love is ��������� the biggest sort of fool,  and says things thnt make -him almost wild when he hears them in after life. I realized''it, and from the  very beginning of our courtship I  kept a phonograph in th'c room, and  every speech lie: made was duly recorded. Now, whenever my husband  gets a little bit obstreperous, I just;  turn out a record or so. Heavens!  how hc does rave; but ho car/t'deny  it. They always will, though, if you  don't have proof positive."  "Thank yoii," gratefully', murmured  the engaged girl. "I'll get a phonograph' this  very  day."  Doctor���������"Mm. Brown has sent for  me to sec Her boy, and T must go  at once." Wife���������"What is the matter with' the boy?" Doctor���������"I don'b  know; but Mrs. Brown lias a book on  'What to do Before tlie Doctor  Comes," and I must hurry up beforo  she docs it or the boy w'll be dead."  HI  ii'j'Sff'p  %'������AfM  '.*tr--l-A l{\  ill  '���������Ais  m J-Vife.
Ladies' Jackets
Children's Jackets
Wevos- before Havo Wo
Cffos'cd SucSn VaJtaes
Ladies' Costumes
LadioS' Ready-to-Wear Hat-S
Wo lmvc gone tlirough Our Jacket Stock ancl
will p!;iee un sale somo Forty Jackets at just
Half Price. Here arc sonic values wc want
you to take note of���
S3 Jackets���Nov/ SeHinjj for ��2-50.
S3 Jackets -Now Soiling; fer  S4.Q0.
Prices ranging from $5 to $20.00.
Fall RSiiSSrsery
In Ready-to-Wear Hals wc place on our !
table $3 and $4 Hats. You can buy them from i
us for the next 10 days at this Sale
at 1.00 and r.50.    All this Seasons goods.
Boys' Frieze ancl   Beaver   Reefers   in   Navy
and Black���--lined ancl double-breasted���at $2.50
and Blankeis
We have a nice assortment of Children's
Jackets at a great reduction in pricc. Jackets
which were selling for���$3.50 and $6.so each you
can take your pick for thc low pricc of $2.
At Sale Prices. We wiil make a special reduction on Dress Goods throughout the Store.
We invite you to buy now while this Sale is on.
2��smrraes ���
Sizes  ranging   from   34   to
Broadcloth and Navy Serges. R
Now you arc able to get lhe same for $6
Sftffli&ra  snyadl   BWS
Ready-to-Wear   Suits,
Make prcpartions now for the      old   weather
ancl buy your blankets and comforters  at  reasonable prices.  Wc have a nice stock in this line
���Come in and look them  over���no" trouble  to
\ show you our goods.
Overcoats,   Reefers,
38   in.    Tweed,   :j  15.00 Wen's Suits for 10.00; $3.50 Boys'" Suits
\egiilar price $12   lj for   $2.50.     Come   in   and   try   one   on.    The
\ opportunity is yours for thc next 10 days
Parties in outside points in "writing -give
full particulars of goods required. . If not satisfactory when shipped to your destination, please
return same at our expense.
��� ''irs-
Sole Agents for
Butterick   Patterns
fn this City
&U-J0 &&%% h
SoSe Agents -for
Butterick  Patterns
En this City
Notice irijjeroby jjiven  Unit. SO ilays nftor ilnto I
iulululto in""*-*c *;'rt)'','**U''-*-i In t'u* l.'hit-f Cummis-
iiiiiiif't* of ).:Liui-i i'.n.l W'l.i'iii for :i .'ipi'olul lici'iUx* to
i-ut mul i*nvry aw.iy tinilu".* fropi tlm fotlov.ilij*
ilvsciiliiiil l:i:u!ii sltnitti'it in li'llst Ki.nuiliiy :
Ni*. I.
CnmiiH'iK'ii'.'.tut -a po-il iilautoiloalliu Hoalh Irial;
of IUl* Uol 11:11 liia Itiv'.'i'jilKinltiin*" im��Ic-i iiIiov* Vii-i
lnoatti uf Caano viv^f aii'l iu.i:!:.il ".*:. ;,|o|'..*a:i'*>
iwii'lli i.-o-it oimik*!*,'- tlii'Hi.'o nasi 1*0 oli.-ihi**, tlUMll'l)
snath yu ciaiia*', tiicui'i:  \v^s|. S'J I'.i'i.r.s, tlur.co
nortli KO eliaiii-i lo tin? iinliit of I'oiiimt'iici'iiR'iit.
Dnloil Oct. llllli, li:0'.
Nn. ���.'.
CNiniiaoiK'iiii; at a l>o>f, jilauloit mi llio imalli
Imnl: of tho L'olmiililii It:vi i* ,**.!>oni Ihrci-* mil..**-*
iiliovo lho luoatii of I'ailou ri\*ir unit inailli'd *'K.
.\lor.i*iiii'.*: noilh i*a*--l. i*o:*;:i*i*," llu*in**.i south f*
oliatiiy. tln*ti*.*o Wvvl. f:'il oh.iiita, t'li'iu*,* noitli !V,
ohaiiLi. th.*:ii*j cant ill oliaiii., to lliupolnl ot coin
J.iileil Oct. HUll, 11)0*1.
No. :t.
Coiaiiii'iioiii*- at 11 I'O.-.t li'uiiti"! i��n liiu soiill
lian'; of ttic l.'oltnalila Ulvi*r alioal four niiKi*
ali"v-.* llic laonlli of I'aiioi.* rivor inol lM.iilnil * 1-1.
Mctli-aliVi north v.i*..t coracr." llioia:i: :oll!h
cliahoi, llicni'i) easl, t'.a i-'oalni, |Iii*iu*.i north Ml
cliahm. ilicni'ii we.Hl to chaiiu tu tlio paint of
D.ilcil Oct. l.'itli, IW'I.
M. Mcl!l*.\N*.
Kotlru Is lic'i'i'lij* i,'ivoii ilniiRiiilnyxiificriliiti*
I intciiil to ina'.vC nppli.'iillon in Ihu Chief
Oominisslonoi' of I.amis it Worlia for a ppci'lal
licenco, to i'lii. unit cari*>-awn*,1 lim hcr Irom Iho
following ilcscriLicit iuiuLs t-iiuatcil in linni
Conimi!iioin.?.*tt 11 post pluiilcil on thu soiil.li
bitiil: of llio l.'oluiahia river, nhr/iil live iniles
ub ivu Ciinoo rlvur, aiul nuirkci! "IC. Moliciiii'i*
noriii west oiirncr posi." llienco' soulli So
chnins. thonco i'ii:U SU clii*.in*i. thonce nurth'8(1
fliiiiii.s. thonco west SO chains to tlio point uf
. Daloit.Oul.l.llli, IUOI.
It ..*   .. .
Comincncliiir lit a prat planted on the soulli
biii!,* of lhe I'nliiinbl.i rlvtttu.iibt>ui lialf a milo
abovo Yellow cioek ami niarkcl * 12. Mcllcair.**
norlh wcsl enrnoi* posi," ibonce ciisibu -.hnlii**,
thonoo south Si) I'lmins, Ihonci; wc^t hli
.clifi ns, ttion<,'ij norlIt IjJ chains to tiio point of
lliitoilOcl.lSUi, 1901.
Comiiicn-*ir.z nl n post planteil on tho lonlb
bankof lhc (loiuntbiii rivor. nbotii u titi'irtor
of il milo b.'low Vclt'iiv crck anil niarlioil "1*1
kJlobVnn'-i nui'ili cast corner po-n."thoilt*esoi]lli
^00 chuln-i, theneo ivo-,! *l i ehnin**, thenee norih
loo fbains. iheuce easl 10 cliuin-, tu llio point
of coinmonuciaeiit.
��� *****��o*9*oeeot>��o**o*eeos
J} Qreax
Around a house is "to hnvo a
place io keep books. You
can gel iho*,o sectional book
case's ai the Canada Drtij;- &
Hook Co.'s Store-. ��� Thej' keep
all lhe sizes. Vou buy the
top aiul lhe base and as many
'nuei-medialo sections as you
wiih���ihev lit anvivliore.
��� Call and see lhem or write o
��� c
t      CANADA DRUG �� BOOK CO., LUI     o
��� <���
���Butter Scotch ut Hrowii's.
Quaiirille Club to-mori'iivv niglit.
���Buy your Xiniis Gifts at Btoun's.
at   C.
B. i
��� Barrels   of   Cfiinliei'iics
Hume it Co.
���Books of all kimls at Tlie Red  Ci-o:-.-,-
Drtiir Hloie.
"W. A. Galliher. M.l'., c.hiip U(i from
the rotilh last evening.
���The ne-.vp.--t  mlor- in I-'ino lVi-rume**
at Beiv*;' Drug Stoiv.   *���
���Xuiv fig-, inlile r,ii-.iti-.. tl iti's, Ya'.on-
tia iv.isitisat (J. 11. Hiuiie iC L'o.'s.
���FOB SALK-A   1m.-c  lnirnor stovo.
.-ipjily for naiticului-s lu K. Tupping.
Mes.-r?. Ed. and C. Armstronj'of the
SjrsofiO Brown's   "
Vuelta " Gigas'.
--.liipnnosr* AViire in pfreat variufcy at
The Bud Cross Drug .Store.
���Fuiiii-.-1'.cd Hooni lo Benl, Apply al
the HiiiiALD ollice.
���ICorlak supplies always fresh at tho
Canada. Drug Store.
���A new line of iruntley & Palmer'*-,
fancy biscuits.    C. B. Hume it Ci.
Mm. E. G. AVniiilw.n il left last evening I'm* New Westminster when: slu-
will iu luture reside.
���Cough Trnoclics al lhe Canailn Drug
Htoi'i1. The best tiling yet for a cold
ami sore throat.
A iiieeting nf Ibe Amateur Dramatic Club will be held this evening ,u
iho resilience of .Mrs. 'J'. II. Dunne.
A full atliinilaucu is requested.
���The Bed Cross Di ug Store is offering
Chris!mas Novelties in great variety
anil at a vevy low price, call anil see
_ Smoke Brown's "SpscJaP3
--Xew 'line of X.MAS PIPEH ni-.il
MUXDltlliS at BUU*\VX'S.
���B.'ina lho chilili'cu lo see (he toys at
C 7J. J Juine iV. Co.'s.
���u* usl cill mul si'!: lhc prel ly pmlov
niicesat llow.son's I''urniitire .Store.
��� Soinelhing iipw in Nolo Paper and
1'hivelopes ,il Canada, Drug fc liouk
--Xew designs for Cu-liion Top-,
'i'inleii f'eiilreiiieces, I.irgj Collar f!e-
-���igiin. Mrs. Bunk, in the Cow.it: Bloc**..
��� Pure clover honey ju-sL from Ihe
province of Onluiii),"in 1 lh. ju-s, 2 1!).
nml ."3 lb. tins at C. 11. liiiuie-'cv: Co.'s.
Mr. W. Gooding, of the B-*ve!s!ol*e
General Agency, leaves on ."-ialuiit.-ty
moitiing for the I*"i.-,li Hiwr camp, on
���tn in-pei.-lion of lhe Bj-tirice ui:ao>.
��� i'iowi'11.- a*vl Yeg"!.i'nles al! v.inter,
rain-irions. i-liry-jsiiilhenmins. i-.-ttuce.
anil" w.-itei-*".>���--*. I-'iiir.tl ib'signs a
specially- J. .Af.vc.EY.  e'lorist.
TO HAVE A STORE where  you can buy
GOOD GOODS   at  prices   that are not too good.
���23^ IS,AS GOOD AS WE COULD GET .^     .
Totataiists *br"own% (mUimm
Good GoocSs
our   >*r".i!t   ;s   rrfi j,(
i VYhiiiVb liig i*'nr:jiuii-i* .Siuio for
1 lilies yi.,, *,*.. nt in liie   f:i:-:,ii��i��e
i Vein got ten   p*_'i*
Beiiiemli.'i* Dec. 2iil!i is the f.tCo  to
the Mt-tiintlis'-.  Hiiniiay   St'hi n!   cntei-1 }f ..,���,-���,,. , .
tiimncnt   in   lhe   open  house.    One! ...*..'.".! *���'   "'
hundied children take p.ut.
' P.. VJ.S-.n-rbey. ;>l
of the K'l'ili-i'.ay -M<i:
������r.t-.-il in l.iir.i.'i.r in
'.i-lrirt. i:* i:i lin* oil
ii'!*.<-wi:*g oli"
The   luisinpss   men    of  Bevelstoke
.should rejoice in the advent of Air. E,
A. Orchard, n well known nrlist. who
i-i going into' the artistic adverlising
busines**.     lie   proposes   lo   take sole
charge   of   ihe   advertising,   altering
advertisments as often as need be unci
g."nerallyiii.ana.ging tliat brunch of the
business" for the different local firms.
,   lis temporal j-   oflice  is   with Jlr. W.
'}."-" I (jiiDi-ling   of the   Bevelstoke   General
'-"'-'-: a
���loiin   I.j ---j, le,,^,.,,,..
��� ,V true souvenir of  thi.- part���Birni
red  cedar surmounted   by birch baik;
wilh   a   local   view     enframed   v.iihi
erushetl ore. sold   only  at Bens' Drug j'
(Jen. Sumner, mining recorder of
t'amboine. F. C. ICUii.t*-, 1*:. I.. Jsiii-
liniii an.l .1. Y\". Henderson, ivste in
the city ye-tterdav atteniling :i sitting
uf the "Countv- C'liuit.
i .:c- .-i!inij'-j in
'111), w rii be ii- :>I   in
ov *r  ti,-   j".-t   ti'll
������������ ir:i:-*;.    i>,-f.  Ch,
iin;*: of J
loom j V.
10! li���Jersey    Bull,
very  gentle: or will
ine   ti.i*"*  i*o:ter
.   l,ur now iri'-r- j
hi* Si.r,'.ii;-!.iii"*-n i After   December
-  fur a firv.1 d-iysj tlir'-e  years  old,
exchange   for gooti   i'resli Milk Cow,
: anplv to
JJ. I'., Xo. !
���,    ilf\:    Tu���-dt
all   lui'inlivi**!  .ue
Ujiloil Oct. Ijtli, 1301.
: J)
Gniiuiiniriiii; ill ii poit pluiilcil -im the sou tli
bunk ul llu Co,n in Iiiil river, iibiiulii iiuni'ti.r of
ii milo bolow*  Vullmv rroi*!c und  ni.'irkuil "J'
,Mi*!loiiii'*J mirlli wc-li'iirnur |,o-.t,"thuueusouIti
It'll! I'llllltl.**, tlll'lll'C 'Jllsl 111 I'lllllllS, tllOIII'U noi 111
JOtl iihalns,  llu'iicc west -IU cliuins  lu puint ol
Duted Oct.'Mill, 1301.
Coinniciii'iiih' il n poM pliintcil on tlio north
bank of tho l.'iiltiinbtti rivor. tiboiit uuo nml n
t'iitirtt*r inili**; bolou* Ciiiinnfns creek i|inl
niiii'keil "Ji .Molienu's miulb east corner post."
liienee norlli bn ebiiiiis, tlionoo west so ���.���li.Lins,
llion-.e soutli 8J eli.iiu**-, llioneo eusl SO chains
lo the point of eominent'cmeiit,
JJ.itcd Nov. Ctli.lWl.
��� CpmineiicliiB nt n po.-t jilmiloil on tho norlli
bunk of Oiiininlnsoi-oek.iiiiuut four milos from
llio ('uliiiiililn rivor uml inurkeil ",*:. Mellonn's
soulli west cornor pott," thencu oust SUi'linins,
.thenee north Sll cliuim-, thencu woii Si) i*htiin<-,
thoiifo i-oiuli SU chains to the point of commencement.
Dutod Oct.'.'Oth, 1001. ���     .
Coniiiienciiii; ut a post planted nn the north'
liunk of CiiminliiH crock, about threo miles,
iroin the Columbia river ami maiked "Ji. 11c-
lioi'.ii'd bouth west cornei* pnt,t," llienco east s i
ehuins, tlieuco north SO ehuins. thenee went SO
cbains, theneo soutb 80 chains to tho  point ot
commence luont.
D..to,I Oct. -2Wi, lOat.
C'nmmencin**; r.t a post plunted on the norlli
biiukuf Oummiiis uri'ck abjut itireu inileu
from IhoOoli'iiil'la river nnd iiiarkod "K. Mo-
Iteiin'*' !,ou:li mist d<riiur post." thonco north
."J cliuins, th.-noe west t'O cluiiiis, llienco south
Si 1'lin.iiis. tlieuie east Su ehuins to tbe point of
DuteJ Oel.'JOth', 19DI.
Coniiiivmiliii; nt iv post planted nn lho north
ban'*: ul' the t't>liii:il>i;i river, about olio ami u.
.-������uii'LiT mth'it lieluiv the miMiili of CiiiuiiihiH creek
and luiirkod "li. .Mc Hem's south wost cornor post,"
tlioiii-o itiirtli SO cliuins, tlieuco oust SO chaiiiH,
llioneo Mimtli SO chains, llienco west SO chains to
the pniut i.f cmnucucomciil.
llutcd Niiv. cth, 1001.
' ('ii:iiii*.'.*uciii,n at a post planted on tliu north sldo
.if lho I'tJatul'i'i river, about, no chains titulli frum
i.tio luiiittli i>t i.'unmiiiiscrock mid mui-kod "li. Mi*>
!Je:;u's i'.wiilh wcsl cunier pu.*.t," llienco ljorlh Sll
cluiiiH. tbence cusi. So cliail'.!*', llienco siilitll HO
cluiini. ttii'iico ivuslSO chains  lu the point of cum-
Hated Oct. Mint, 1901.
' K
riiiiiiiii'iiniiij! at, ii posi iilauloil about. 20 cliuins
oust of lho east bunk of l.'iiiiuii river, ami uhoiit
four miles up fruni the t'uluinhia river and lunik-
oil **li, .Mellean's si ulh cast, corner post," llienco
west -111 chains, thcuco nurth I on cha inn, theneo
east 40 chains, llienco soulli 100 cliuins to tho
pointer commencement.
Pitted Oct. 21lli, 10W. -o*
CnnitmmcIi'K at a pnsl planted aboul. 21) chains
east, of (ho cast bankof Canoo rivor and about
lour miles up frmu the Columbia river and marked
"li. "iicllouu's south westcorner post," thonco
cask *U) chains, thonco uin-tli 1(10 chains, tlicuru
wii.t. ID chains, tlioucu suutli 1C0 eliains to llio
IKiiut of ciiuiuiencoiuctit. '
' Dated Oct. Slth, 1001. ��� * ���
Noiice is hereby rIvoii Hint thirty days after
dute I . intend lo njiply. tn the Chief. Cnin-
missioucr uf l.ainls und Works for a spociul licenco
lo cut nnd carry away tiiuber from llio following
dc-iciihcd lauds iu Wc-,1 ICootcnay:
'     JI   '
OoiunuMiein*-at a post plauled on tho south
Imnl; of Camp crock (neat Ciiuoo .liver) about two
miles up.fioiu the Coluiutiiti river and iinukeil
"li. Mcllenn'*! noitli east corner "linst," llienco
south till chains, Lhciicu west SO cliuins, thelico-
nuv'.li in) clue'iM, thcuco eusL SO chains to tho
point of commencement.
]).itoilOcl.2.-itli, IUOI.
f'nnuuciif.m' at a pn-,1 planted on the south
liank of.C.iuiji cieek (near I'unoe river) abiiut two
miles   un  from   Ihu  Culuuihia river un:! muiked
li. Mi'llc.'iu's sonth east corner pust," theneo
nmth SO clriins. llienco west b'O cliuins, theneo
south SO chain*!, tlience east SO chaiiH lo the point
if commencement.
Dated Oct. 2,-,th, 1001.
Cmninencins at a pnst planted nu Ilia souih
bank of Camp cieek (near Canoe river) aliout tliteo
miles up fi'omtlio (Joliiinbia river ami niaikeil
"li. Mellean's .south oust corni'l* liost," lllfuco
noilh 10 cliuins, thonco west 10(1 chains, thonce
smith *I0.chain t, llicucu eu-st 100 eliuiiis to tho
point of commencement.
Dated Oct. !HtIi, 1901.
Coiniiiciicinjf 'at a post planted on tho south
li'ink of Camp creuk (near Cuuoo inot) aliout
tin en miles up fioin the Cnliiinlii.i river ami
inurkeil "li. .^lelleun's nortli cast cm nor post,"
thence soutli *I0 chains, tlieueu west 100 ciiains,
thence urn Lh II) chains, tiieuee cast 100 ehainsto
point of commencement.
Dated Oct. Sfith, 1901.
' ��� .* *���"*
Omumeiieini; at a pnst planted at a point two
miles up l-nnip ci ook (near Cunne river) and linlf a
iniienorlli of the noit.li bankof amp cieek uml
inar!;eir.'*li. .Mellean's south west corner post,"
theuce north SO chains, llicucu cast SO chains,
iheuce south* SO eliains, tlience west SO chums to
the point of commencement. -
Dated Oct. 2"Lli, 1C04.
The Kootenay Mail's Influence
Our esteemed con temporary���The'
Kootenay Mail���-Intel a spasm ncc-is-
sioned hy the appearance of the Provincial Police Station in the city. Tlie
HiiR.Ar.D does not  know wheLher tlie
editor of the Mail got his information
from within or without the massive
walls of our skookum house. However, thc Mail -was very inslriiinentnl
in electing Lhe "solid seven Grils" for
the province to IhcUominion House,
With his immense influence (I-1) as
demonstrated hy the eleclions, I here
is no icason why Hot Air Johnny
should not get the Dominion Government to commence lhe construction
of the Grand Trunk Pacific right here
at Kevelstoke, iind by^the way use his
good ollicas iu "pulling it up lo" tho
.SUTHERLAND, Nakusp.   Tl.  C.   Ooverninunt  to  build us n post ofiico,
t customs house, another old dredge'or
two, ele, ete. A police station is
only ii Ilea bile, when it comes to-the
many things the "solid seven" could
do for ns if only bucked upjiy tlie
Tviai lVea i forr* ~ "     *
��� The NbrdBidmcr.  I
&n era.LJi^.BncyA
Charles Harvey left on Momlav
morriini: for a visit to his oM home in
Hawkesbury, Out.
���Material for I.)uche==. Arabian, R.il-
teiil-ury and Point Ivice, at .Mrs.
Boaks,"Cowan block.
A sitting of th'c County Cuiirt i.s
lx.*iiii: held at the Court lions.* today.
Judge Ix'.iiuy is presiding.
���A handsome present ���a burnt k-a'h-
fi* cover  .suiTonndiiiK   the latest work ] fi.
of Fiction, sold at Beirs' Uruj.; Store,     j i,
K. Al, Allum. the jeweller, will move j 4"
into his handsome new premises next) 4$
the Imperial Bank block, tomorrow.     [���<���>
I f>
AVait till you see  our Toys, we have i i
the point of di*at.h i" a ho.-pila! in Unit
citv.    Tin* iiiuti.il-:ers escaped.
<&-XK>-*><>-*��i*��>0 4><t-<?'*~i>">>-<Xi>
Accounts and Rents Collected
Fire and  Life Agency.
Employment   and    General
Agency Bureau.
W. Gooding
above iinni;*,! ���j-eiitiein.'nnr.*w.-ii liowva I Taylor Dlock,   Mackenzie  Ave.
in.'.he <-it v fiii-i   no ili.ubt v. ill leci iv> ;l' =���
1 hurl is-'
Me-rsi-r..   Ktiiirht   mil  T)r*vine   have
p.'i|i*(i   a   l;i.'!ur   sl'.np in  the IflCHM,!) [
.1'. M. .Scoll's oflie..'.    'I'iir
imethinf*  new  and  good this year��� j Y
anada Drug & Book Co. r
Ah: .T. McGee, who has been laid up
for i couple of nioiiths with rheumatism in Ihe knee, is rapidly progressing towards complete recovery.
���The Canada Drug and Pool: Co."
have already opened a magnificent
array of Hooks of all kinds and in all
stvle'sof Bindings. Call and see them,
Revelstoke, B. C.
The Epworth League in the Methodist-church last "Monday evening wa.s
well attended and proved exceedingly
interesting. Questions upon slips of
paper were handed around to each
one present and the person receiving
the slip was expected to speak upon
the question. No speaker should
exceed two minutes time in speaking.
All the questions dealt wilh one subject: "Influences Unit make Character." The questions were practical
nnil some of the  speeches   excellent.
Ii's always Rooks ! Xiiihs
woudn'l bc Xmas without them
��� and lliey're always accepl-
able. Everybody wants a book
anyway. Have, you seen our
big slock   of  Ifolidey  Goods.
A fulP-line of Poets in four
different bindings. A full list
of    Annuals,    which    includes
nr snt."-' ui
rid in She:!
i o<- patronage
P. O.  Box 70S
Hours���io to ij
will   soon
i*-;..i-. ������;...���.
be   here.
of    f.lKlit
it   will *'
Huv a.
ii- 'f-ir
ist.   for*
yi-sir.-i. It: wiil be money well spent:.
I -oine ami s-*!*.-it 1 he piece you would
like and wo will ier-i.*rve it fur you.
John li. Wood-the People'-* FiirniVuro
Pcoiiie   in   liiT;  kno'v in Vancouver
and   Victoria   are     alre.idv
bdtiiig; |
Handsome Ooze Calf illustrated
Klsie, Pansy, IC. P. P-on, Henty
and Worboisu series, besides
all the best publications from
best known writers.
ews* phm.3.
A Druggist and .Stationer
A Next Hume Block.
Y Mail Crclors Rccoivo
V Prompt Attention.
money Ihat lhe (.'r.i.nr'u TrniiU Pacific ; t
will not touch Tl. C. in from three to ji
live ycif-i and yet II. C. returned j \
seven Liberal lrieniber-i to the House i I
on the Grand Trunk hot air argii-j!
ments. f
���Already ' we; have thousands of
Christmas Cards and Calendars opened out for* Tim Season. These are
from ilie very best makers in England, (fe.rm.'iny and the. United States,
and you can get a. choice of one of the
best slocks in British Columbia at the
Canada Drug ancl Book Company's,
Revelstoke, li. O.
Missionary Anniversary Services
will lie held in I.he Met hod isl, church
next iSiiiiiln v. Tho preacher for the
day will he Uev. H, ,S, Aslerlioi.it, Ph.
I)., of Kniiiloop-i. Dr. Asforhoiil bus
spent several yea.rs in missionary
��oik aiiionglhe Indians of H.C. The
eiml rihulioiiM at all (he servifos will
be in aid of th<* mi.'wioiiM.ry fund. The
ICpworth Civigue vvill hold n, special
service on Monday when Dr. A.ster-
hoiit will give nn iiililress.
if IflVlU
Is   extended . to : everj'tine.   lo
to c;iil ami see tire  display of
Seriously Injured Coasting*.
/ .Phoenix, Nov. 20.���With iho first
considerable fall of snow here, a serious accident has occurred in Phoenix
from coasting on the steep city streets
that will probably ho a warning for
some time to come, two young liien
being laid up in the hospital with
broken bones ns a result,
A. li. II. Chirk nnd 15d. Mosior, with
seven others were coasting on the
Kf.eephill on First streel, ii,M per cent
grade, with two .street crossings, when
tlie. heavy bub .swerved and struck
some heavy timbers on one side of the
street throwing of? all the riders,
crushing Clark's left thigh almost to
a jelly, and breaking Mosier'.*** thigh
also. The men were quickly taken to
j j lhe hospilal, where au operation was
j j performed" on Clark, nnd he may
escape Iiy being laid up for several
Mr. Clark, father of the young lad
A. IC. II. Chirk, left the city,on .Saturday morning for Phoenix to attend at
the bedside of his son. ���
Is recognized to-day as a strictly first-class,
artistic piano. Thc tone of the Nordheimer
Piano has 'always been distinguished for its
grand volume, delightful singing and sympathetic quality, great carrying power, brilliancy
purity and wonderful.durability.
By our system of payments every family
in moderate circumstances can own a Nordheimer Piano.   Old pianos taken in exchange.
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**p*ty 1��k l*1 '+1 **V " " l+ 4�� + l+ l4���'T|7l4., l*\al l4��" **V l**y W.W'M' V"
Red Cress Drug Store
Toilet Articles; : Toi lei Sols,
Shaving Sets, Manicure .Sets,
Travelling Cases, Perfumes,
Ste,    See.,     Sec..,     &<*.,      he.
Cailbnry's,   Webb's  and   f.ow-
iiey's Confectionery.
Chas. X Quinan, Mgr
Scottish   Concert
The ScfiMiiili Concert gi veil under
I.he iii ir-t-iiecH of liie Willing Workers
of Kt. ���Andrc'.vV Church, was held in
tlle O-ieiu House last evening, and
wim a most successful enl.ertiiiiiiiienl.
The programme Was a splendid one
and highly appreciated by the large
audience. Rvery number was ..well
rendered, Ihero not .heing a weak
item during the livo hours of. entertainment. Congratulations are due
to all who took part during the evening anil to the committee in charge of
tlie arrangements. The Uteri AM) has
not space to mention .all the items on
lho programme, hut special notice is
due Mr. Murray, of Field, for his
artistic performing ��� of the different
Scottish dances. Th.e^ sum of $115
was realized.
'Another Carload  of
Furniture just arrived.
Carpets,   Linoleums,
Oilcloths, etc.
Sewing Machines.
Heintzman Pianos
tUt ���������������..���--. ��� 9ft
W See Oar Scotcft [weeds
Before you place your Order for a Fall Suit.
We also carry the Best Lines of Worsteds and Serges
in the market.    PRICES RIGHT !
Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed.
Mackenzie Avenue


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