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 n*BXmJ*m*m\*m*mm*m****  ij   (\s&ls <  VELSTOKE  //aC*  JL.2STJD  *   ���������>  ���������������  RAILWAY    MBN'S   JOURNAL.  OCT 22 1904      i)  Is.  ���������^  ������TO  R!A,^'  Vol    XV: NO.  17  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  OCTOBER 20, 1904  $2 OO a Year in Advance  'i  1  ���������  (0., Limited  DEPARTMENT   STORE  J^adies    and  Children's  fndemear  . We arc ready to cater for your requirement in  Ladies' and Children's Warm Winter ^Underwear.  Everything in all wool, Union and Fleece Lined,  in White and Natural Wool.  These lines are all of the best makes and  direct from the. manufacturers.  Jill Sizes in  fflack lights  Ifew bdrappereties  We have just opened a fine assortment of  Wrapperettes in Fancy colors, suitable for  wrappers and Kimonas.  Choice fars  Nice Collarettes, Cojlars," Neck Ruffs, Etc.  Solid Comforters'for the winter season..  bargains  for all on  Table Linen (all linen) 54 inches wide), half bleached, nice  for Family Use.. Regular 50c quality.     Friday's price���������25c.~  CHILDREN'S DRESSES���������We have a few Children's  Dresses in a nice Serge," well trimmed. ��������� Regular $4.50���������Friday  you can buy tbem for $2.50.  FLANNELETTE���������A Fine Wide 32 inch Flannelette in all  colors.   Regular Price���������15c. ' Friday per yard 10c'  Take Advantage of Them.  firess Making  In this  Department  we~~are~^\vell~to~th~e "front"  with a choice selection   of   Dressy   Goods,   which  make up well and are in vogue with the Fashionable  Centres.    The goods are made up on  the Second  Floor of Our Store by Expert Dressmakers.  Grocery  t  Our Grocery Department was never  in a better condition-  to meet your requirements. For years we  have made a study  of this part of the  business and have  been reaching out for the newest and freshest goods  we could. We have a full stock of the regular lines  as well as all the new grades of Fancy Groceries and  deltcacies. We employ a man especially to collect  orders. All you have to dp is to send us word and  he will call on you regularly.  (. B. HUME I (0, Iii  Department Store.  EX-GOVERNOR  MACKINTOSH  The Conservative Candidate for  Kooteday,    Gives    Emphatic  Denial to Reports  Circulated  Concerning: Him.  Ex-Governor Mackintosh has re-  turncd from a trip through the Trout  Lake district and will go there again  shortly. For the past two days he  has been visiting the electors of Revelstoke and met with a most encouraging reception.  To a Hiirald representative he expressed regret that a statement had  been circulated with a view ;.to  influencing certain interests against  him, to the effect that he had  prompted the great strike at Rossland  sonic three years ago. Nothing could  be more false, nothing more unjust.  He had espoused the cause of the men  because no one else seemed willing to  fairly represent their case in England.,  lie was not'in Rossland when the  strike took .place, but went tliere  immediately after, having received a  cable from London requesting him to  report upon the whole question. He  did so and subsequently urged Mr.  Frechville, who came out as was  represented, to settle the difficulty,  but, in reality, made things worse, for  he even declined to discuss the issue,  although making an appointment to  receive a deputation, and subsequently  treating rall concerned with scant  courtesy.  ' '"Under similar circumstances" Mr.  Mackintosh said: "I would do precisely  what I did then. Certainly my action  I was not - influenced by political  motives. I believe in the maxim ' live  and let live.' and any individual or  individuals in a community having a  grievance to redress will, I. hope,  always iind a friend and advocate ia  me. As to politics���������I am a Conservative as you know���������but I sbali be for  British Columbia before party, nor  will I support any government that  refuses to: protect and foster- the  lumber industries of British Columbia;  that ignores the iron and steel industries for which there is a great opening in East Kootenay, or is indifferent  to British Columbia's pica for better  terms. That is iny platform, whether  Sir WilfridLaurier or Mr. Borden is  in power. I am a supporter of Mr.  Borden in his policy of the people  running their own railway."  BLAIR WITH  THE TORIES  Resigns Chairmanship of Railway commission���������Will Tour  the couutry in Opposition to  Government Railway Policy.  AN IMPORTANT  ANNOUNCEMENT  By Mr. Borden, Liberal-Conservative Leader Regarding;  Railway Construction���������Better  Terms for British Columbia.  1   ***** *****  ***** ***** ***** mmFm  ***** *****  *'  X     Jr^Tr^Ii   1 J,���������J,* *X,* *3i* *  Ottawa, Oct. -18.���������Mr. A. G. Blair  telegrapher Sir Wilfrid Laurier tonight that! he hud resigned from his  position-as Chairman of the Railway  Commission. Hoi at tho same time  forwarded his resignation to the Gov-  ernor-Genei"������l-in-Coimcil. This was  done inimediately/'after'tho meeting of  the Board .'today, when Mr. Blair announced his intention of resigning his  fiosition. He said that:it would bc the  ast- session of the Commission at  which he would occupy the position of  Chairman ..'or be", a member bf the  Board. ,He expressed regret at purt-  ing with'his colleagues.  It will be remembered that Mr.  Blair resigned the portfolio of Minister  of Railways' in the'Laurier Government, and was ��������������������������� afterwards given the  position of Chairman of thc Railway  Commission;  Mr. Blair says he is going to take a  more profitable position, but refuses  to say what it ii; at any rate he does  not so back to political life.  It is said, however,-that Mr. Blair's  intention is to address a series of  meetings ih opposition to the Government's policy, which he considers  un absolute peril and menace" to the  prosperity of the country. After this  he will, with his son, enter upon the  practice of the law in Monti'eal.  LOOKING FOR  CASH IN U. S.  Wrestling Match,  There was a large gathering at the  Opera House last night to .^s'ee. the  wrestling match between Chris Person  of Tacoma, Wash., champion of California and J. D.McLennan, of.;' Revelstoke, amateur champion of British  Columbia. According to the terms of  the match, Person undertook to throw  McLennan three times in one hour or  forfeit $50, Police Gazette rules to  govern.  The curtain rose sharp at 9 o'clock,  when Mr. R. Gordon in a few timely  remarks.-. introduced the combatants  and announced the conditions, of the  match. Mr. Joe McCrum, of Kamloops, made an efficient and impartial  referee. Harry McCoy acted as second  for Person, and T. J. Wadman , performed a similar office for McLennan.  Dr. Sutherland was chosen time  keeper s_-=^ -===^==^  When the men entered the ring,  each was given a splendid reception-  Mr. McLennan of course being a local  mnn was more popular with the large  audience, but the gentlemanly bearing of his opponent also drew forth  the admiration of the spectators,  During the early part of the match  McLennan acted entirely on the defensive nnd time and time again broke  away from his opponent when it  looked as though he would be forced  to go to the mat, After struggling  for 30 minutes Person secured an inside  ciotcli and half nelson hold and  succeeded in obtaining the flrst fall.  After a few mlnntea rest the combatants went' at it again and as pretty  an exhibition of the grand old art of  wsestling as could be wished for  followed. This time McLennan., acted  a little on the aggressive and on several occasions it looked as though he  would succeed in obtaining a fall out  of hts opponent, but Person cleverly  eluded him. On tho other hand try  as he might Person could not get a  cinch on McLennan and time was  called amid great cheering for the  local champion.. Person, although a  stranger here, received a good share  of applause, and while he certainly  showed himself to be a first-class  wrestler, McLennan also demonstrated  his ability at the game, The match  throughout was conducted }n ft. very  manly spirit, and at the conclusion  each man bad a greater respect for  his opponent.- The large audience,  among whom we were pleased to  notico a number of ladies, were well  satisfied with the exhibition and  shewed their appreciation by frequent  applause. Person leaves to-night for  the coast where he, has a match  arranged for the 23th. It is quite  possible he may return here later,  when another match may be arranged  between he and Mr. McLennan.  Should he do so we can guarantee him  a good reception as by his gentlemanly manner throughout the contest he  made quite a few friends in the city.  Liberals Seek Campaign Funds  From Democratic Candidate  to Promote Government Interests^  -      '  New York, Oct 16.���������An envoy of  the 'Liberal Government 'Of the 'Do-  minion of! Canada in search^of cam-  Saign-fundsriu:th������-Utfited.States,. ;lefl-.  few York .this moFning^<iccompany-������  irig William F. Sheehan, chairmivn'-of-  the"Democratic State committee; Their  .destination was Esoupus, New York.  They arrived there and' entered into  consultation with Judge Pankeiv the  democratic candidate for the presidency of the United States.  It is understood that the reciprocity  campaign, now being engineered by  capitalists in New England, was discussed ' in its various phases. The  representatives of the Ottawa administration pointed out that in the event  of the return of the Conservatives to  power all idea of reciprocity, with the  United States must be. abandoned, as  the Conservatives were bound to the  policy of Chamberlain, in favor of the  British Empire, which they claim  would afford the best market for  Canada, wheat, cheese, eggs and farm  produce.  On the other hand, if the Liberal  administration was sustained a renewed impulse would be given reciprocity with the United States.  Having discussed these propositions  fully, the proposal -was held before  Judge Parker and Mr. Sheehan, that  tliey enlist financial aid for Ciinada.  The point raised by the Anioricans  was, that in the event of a Democratic  defeat, which was considered not improbable, the money would be wasted  jasjagainst this the further argument  was advaffcedVby'the-Canadians- that-  a victory for the Conservative party in,  Canada would put an end to all hopes  on the part of tho New England capitalists of obtaining the much desired  reciprocity.  After tho matter had been threshed  out in all its details, it is understood  that the Canadian envoy was informed  that no financial assistance would he  forthcoming from the other side of th*  line. I  The Oanadian who accompanied Mr.  Sheehan to Esopus is commissioned  to raise the campaign-fund for the  Laurier administration. It is stated  by several peoplo who met him- while  there that through liis instrumentality  $500,000 were procured in connection  with the Canadian Atlantic deal by  which that road became the property  of the Grand Trunk Railway.  In the event of a denial of the statements made herein by the Liberal  press in Canada, it is possible to publish this man's name and give the  details, the elforts he has made in Montreal and in other Canadian cities to  raise ��������� funds for the LiberalJ administration.  Harvest Thanksgiving Services  Will be held in the Methodist  church next Sunday. Thf ������hurph  will be suitably decorated for the  occasion, and the Pastor, the Rev. C.  H. M. Sutherland, will preach sermons  appropriate to the season. The  choir has been preparing special music  and will sjng two anthems, a quartette  and a solo. A special offering will be  received in aid of the church funds, 4 .  Linoleum just arrived trom  at R.   Howson's Furniture  ���������15 rolls  Scotland  Store.  ���������If you want a nice cup and saucer  or any other nice piece of Japanese  China, call on C. B. Hume & Co,  ' The most important announcement  that has been forthcoming during the.  present election campaign, and, so far  as the interests of the Province of  British Columbia are concerned,  the  most important for years,  has been  made by Mr..Borden, the leader of the  Liberal-Conservative party in Canada.  It is the nature of a despatch received  from  the   leader  to   Colonel  Prior,  through Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper.  In view of the statements assiduously  circulated locally among the electors,  Colonel   Prior   telegraphed    to    Sir  Charles to obtain an explicit statement  in regard  to   two matters���������the   construction of a trims-continental railway and. Better Terms   for British  Columbia���������and upon both points the  reply is definite and satisfactory.     In  a letter from Sir  Charles" to Colonel  Prior, he says that "it should be an  effective answer to all  who had any  doubts as to his policy with respect to  the  immediate  construction of    the  transcontinental   railway,   nnd    fail-  treatment of this Province with   respect to our financial relations  with  the Dominion.   It is quite clear that  the eastern, middle and western sections will, arid  should,   be   simultaneously dealt with."    The despatch is  as follows:���������  V Toronto, Ont., Oct., 10, 1004.  " Hon. Sir Chas. Hibbert Tupper.K.C.  '* President Conservative Association, ^Vancouver, B. C.  "In reply to your' enquiry permit  me to outline the salient features of  our transportation policy. We will  immediately undertake the. construction of a transcontinental railway "to  the Pacific as a government work. To  this end we -shall vitalize all the  powers of government and the .financial strength of the Dominion. For  obvious reasons the utmost expedition  will bo employed; iu the first place, to  satisfy without delay the need of our  Great West, in the second place to  curtail cost in the important, matter  of interest upon.outlay during construction. --To-tfJisiire early completion  "every section of the railway will'be  undertaken as rapidly as, with all ,the  resources of government, surveys can  be made'and contracts entered into.  Wherever it may be to -the public  interest we shall not hesitate to  exercise for the acquisition of existing  railways the same powers of compulsory purchase which are possessed  and exercised by railway corporations  for acquiring the property of individuals. We shall supplement our  railway policy by such improvement  of our canals and waterways, and our  harbors 'as will bring all up to the  highest standard of the day and to the  full needs of the country.  " We fully realise that the people,  confident of the future of this Dominion, do not fear any reasonable  expenditure of money, wisely made,  wliich may tend to the development  of our country and to tho greater  prosperity of its inhabitants. We  also propose to put an end to the  scandalous waste ancl extravagance  which arc incident to the present  administration of Government Railways, beliuvinjr, as we do, tbat their  honest management under a Commission would make' these railways at  least self-sustaining, and would afford  better accommodation to commerce,  and more equitable conditions in  every respect than now exist. Let me  also__say_ that I_Jiave_ given much  thought to the conditions iii British  Columbia, which, in your opinion, call  for special attentiou in considering  the Financial rolations betweon the  Dominion und that Province. You  claim not only that theso conditions  am exceptional and peculiar to the  situation and physical character of  your Province, but also that they are  permanent in their nature. In my  opinion they are such as to demand  immediate enquiry and investigation,  to the end that any injustice clearly  established may be immediately  relieved,  R. L. BORDEN.  BOURNE BROS.  ***** ���������������������������   m*  V  ty ty *. f  ty  <ft Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat, 4%  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Bacon, Hams,   Eggs,  Groceries  and ty  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc. m  if  i'f  ty  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS  RECEIVED ������  ty  BOURNE BROS.  MACKENZIE AVENUE.  ������' **fr****** r*i*i tTi  , 14,114.114.11 J.1  THE LEADING STORE  HSA0JJARTERS    FOR  FASHIONABLE MERCHANDISE  LOVELY   SUMMER   DRESS  AT BARGAIN PRICES  GOODS  The most1 attractive display of Ladies' Dress Goods,  Wash Muslins,- Blouses, Skirts, Tailor-Made Costumes,  Etc., all New- Designs and pretty patterns.  LADIES' UNDERWEAR  CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR  We have  a   large  and Cotton goods.  assortment   in   these lines   ir  Verj- Cool and comfortable.  Silk  IN GENT'S FURNISHINGS v  WE ARE SECOND TO NONE c  And carry all the up-to-date styles. in Suits, Pants,  Shirts Ties, Collars, Underwear, Boots aiid Shoes,  Hats and Caps.  FOR" FIT,"COMFORT AND      "   _/' At.  ���������>���������>'    t-  .STYLISH DRESSES  .   We are in the Lead.      This Department  is under the  ' '   management of MISS WILSON'/ Here the Ladies can  ' have  their-dresses made up in the Latest Fashions on  shortest notice at reasonable prices.  W. J. GEORGE,  Mackenzie  Avenue.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  ty ty ty ty tyl ty tyi ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  Progress of the War.  Mukden, Oct. 18.���������The battle of  Shakhe River hus obviously resulted  in a Japanese viotory, and to-day's  despatches confirm the news of Saturday and Sunday that Kuropatkin's  defeat was crushing. His offensive  movement failed utterly. But it is  apparent that even in his retreat he is  battling stubbornly and (inflicting  severe losses on the Japanese, while  he himself is sustaining casualties  that are described as "appalling."  Latkr���������The Russian forces at 11  o'clock this morning penetrated the  Japanese centre and it is reported  captured 11 or 12 guns and ISO prisoners  east of the railway. At another point  during the day the Siberian regiments  took 24 Kims,  Tho Japanese after a terrifically  stubborn resistanco were compelled to  retire along thoir whole line, losing  .heavily. In one trench there were 600  corpses of the Japanese. In spite of  this the Japanese were undaunted.  They have brought.up siege guns and  have left no stone unturned to retain  the mastery of the situation. Every  step the Russians have pushed forward  to-day h^a boon in the face of a stubborn resistanoe that has cost them  very dear. i  FoLMMdmiS Men  HATS AND CAPS  Our Hats and Caps are like like the Japs���������    ty  ty  if  i'f  ty  On .Top���������we can supply you with all kinds.  OVERCOATS  *���������  Overcoats,  Rain  Coats,   (Light and   Heavy)    ^  at prices to Suit your purse.  Latest Styles and Lowest Price is is Our Motto.  Macdonald & Monteith  UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIERS AND FURNISHERS  FIRST   STREET.  i|> iti iti ty ty ty ty ty ty't' ty tytytyty ty ty ty fl '*' $' ty ty ty 0 ty  ty  *  STANDARD BEARERS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.  The following are the candidates in  nomination   for seats   in  Dominion House of Commons for British Columbia constituencies  tho  Conservative  Kootenay   . '.   .   C. H. MACKINTOSH  Yalo-Caril>oo .    .   M. Burill   New Westminster J. D. Taylor ....  Victoria ... Hon. E. G. Prior . .  Vancouver .. . . B. B. Ellis ....  Nanaimo . . . C. P. "Wolley . . ,  Qomox-Atlin ���������   ������ ,   ,  Liberal Socialist  W. A. Galliher    Duncan Ross    J. B. Kennedy    Geo. Eiley   .    . J. C. \Vatters  R. G. Mocpherson J.T.Mortimep  Ralph Smith    . W. Fenton  W, Sloan... f   .   i   .   i *��������� a-r-e-i-o<-o-t-o-?-���������-$��������� c-f ��������� ���������$>������-$������������������"><������  One becomes acquainted with Hig-  nor IS.itti.stu on u first visit to tho  cafe Jn ti'ii lninuUM he has wc-  plann-d wilh grout volubility, waving Irs strong convex pliice-iicXj, his  opinion ol' tlio (���������ovcrinnciit ("All  bWiinilii"), his views on foreign ini-  migni'ion ("lie ought .slop; ho ko  too fur, yes"), and bin iroubles with  young waiiciu (."Ho got tr-o larga  for his boot'"). After a first lunch,  St is only necessary to push opon thc  Mving doors of the restaurant, and  lho litllo Italian throws olT his glasses, raises liis hnnds wilh tho manner  ol one recognizing a dear unci long-  absent ii.-lritive, and, Willi a swift  sentence of command, first sends tho  two callow waiters to lake orders,  and thnn comes from behind tho  counter, and, routing theni witli bitter contumely, shouts n translation  of the orders dowu tho speaking-  tube.  With Madame there is a high wall  of reserve tliat counteracts the immediate submission of hcr husband*.  it is not until an afternoon when sho  is making up tlie accounts-, and ability being shown to answer the 'question of thirteen times thirteen fJho  had propounded to thc two moonfaced young Swiss waiters, tliat thc  honor of her acquaintance i.s permitted. She 5ms an alert cockney manner, and is never idle.  "The    things    these    lads       don't  ���������know,"  she said  across  the counter,  "would fill the Hotel Metropole. Mo  find   Battista,     we engage  'em  raw,  nnd d'rcctly minuto they're good for  J .nnything off   they    pop    to a bigger  place.    Carl, clown with that pepper,  Jf you  please,   and    sec about    theso  ions."       Tlie youngei   waiter    folded  up "Jl    Kecolo"  with care,  and, ap-  (H'onrhing     tlio  cou.nter,   began     thc  ss'.ial  afternoon  work  of -placing   nn  rxact quantity.-of tea on squares   of  paper,  preparing  thus  to  justify thc  j romi-:c    on   tlio walls    of the.  Cafe  "Manilla, "Tea made Fresh for  Every  Customer."        "Pierre,    leave     your  hracf   alone,     and    put    thorn tables  straight."      She  camo  out,  bringing  sonic smail  socks  with  hor,  and sat  down   on   the   opposite   sido  of     thc  lable.     It was    clear that my marvellous  effort     in- mental   arithmetic  had' gained several steps in- lier estimation.   . -.,."...-  "it's darn, darn, 'darn," she re-  jrarfced cheerfully, "all day long  when there's'-youngsters, ahout."  Had she ever been to Italy; ami,  if so. liow, in hev estimation, did it  compare with .En-gland?;  ".Mc?" echoed Madame, with as-  ���������foiKfJjmoit. "Mo go to Italy? Not  likely! I have to go sometimes to  .Saffron 31:11, whore there's a sister-  in-law of mine lives, ancl that's quite  enough' for mc. I tell you,"' said  Madame, lowering her voiee'eonfiden-  tial-y. "I'm vcry careful to keep  ine 'crjeikerchief to mo nose all tlie  'lime. Ami ilint's liow"���������here she  laughed���������"that's how I get tlio reputation with my 'usband's people, of  being 'angrily."  Respectful Miggcstion that foreign-  rrs wore at limes rather dilUcult to  ileal   witli.  "You can form no idea," said Mn-  rfsuic thoughtfully. "(The too and  tho 'eel, you see; that's where they  always go first.) -Ra'ttista's; thc pick  of the lot, but he was a bit queer  when  I  first married  hiin.     It     you  weren't in a 'urn.- "  On ih*o contrary. A full half-hour  to spare.  "We look a place first,of all, you  "must know," began Madame, "in  lhe  'Ollowny P.oad.     I'd got a     bit  us making ugly feces at customers.  If you can't ho pleasant, why 1 m.ust.  And, ns for you daring to dictate to  mo who I shall shako hnnds with,  unci who I sha'n't, why. I never  Yard of surti impudence! From a  'uKhanif, too, nf all people in tho  woidil! I'm surprised at you, so  there!'  Jf.  "llaltiMa was more sen.'.iblo the  next day, bul 1 lot 'iiitn nee. Hint 1  was annoyed, and .1 took him up  pretty f-haiji once or twice before tho  Wnilots. I wns rather in hopes  young Mr. l'lilhir would eonio in  again, and if be hnd, I'd iiimlo up  iny mind lo treat him just the samo  us I had before, lie didn't rail, but  when lho po.st ramo in llio evening,  lo, and behold! ihero was ti note  from him.     It went liko t'his:  " 'Denr Nellie,���������Can you sen! mo nt  my mother's houso to-morrow afternoon? J want you to (fo me a groat  favor.     Wear your     smartest  hat.'���������  Vour;; faithfully '  " 'Who is the lettu?' asked Bat-  ti.'.'tn. *  " "From a  friend,' I said.  " 'A lady?'  "'You've got another guess,'-. I  I said.  " 'Nellie,' snid IJ., frowning something horrible, 'don't you be too  cureless.'  'I  can   take  caro  oT  myself,'     1  said.  "And off he went again in that  aggravating way of his into his own  language. 1 could toll from tlie look  of tlie young waiter we'd gol that it  was pretty strong. If li. had acted  differently I might liavo shown him  the note nnd sent a line to young  Pullar to say I was busy; but, as it.  was, I mndo up my mind to keep it  nil a secret. Ko the next afternoon,  urter tho lunches wero over, I goes  upstairs aiul pops on tho hat that  I'd bought new for tho 'oneymoon,  and mo best jacket, tind slips out  without saying a word to IS. I was  silly young thing at tho time, and I  only did it to mako him mad.  "Air. Pul'nr's mother was very  jileasant, and showed mo her boy's  sketches, and took mc nil ovcr the  littlo room tliat she called his studio, and presently in- he camo. He  wns a. nervous sort of hoy, and his  mother had to help him explain that  wliat ho Wanted mc to do wa.s to  stand ns a model���������jest ns I was, hat  and coat ancl all -for a special drawing that ho wanted to have a dab  at. Tt .seemed I was just the sort  of young lady ho wanted to draw,  and' lie felt sure that if I agreed it  would  come  out  all  rigiit.  "So Mrs. rullnr made ton, ami af-  fcr".I'i(l had somo 1 had to stand  tliere 'olding u cupin mc hand Like  tliis for���������well, without exaggeration,  nearly, one hour./ When I* got back  tb file cafe Battista hurst into.tears.  I felt a little sorry for him, bu.t it  was necessary to euro "him of his  stupid nonsense, so ' when he asked  me where I'd been I simply said that  I hail been calling on some friends.  ." 'Their'names,' he cried*, -'so as .1  kilJt.h'em!' "  -." 'Oli, you run along anil eat coke!'  I  said,   getting  out  of  temper     witli  him.     'You're becoming a nuisance!'  "'You  no  longer  lovo you.v     Battista?'  " Tf ho can't leave off .behaving  like a hirial.ii'.' 1 said, 'it won't  tako ino many minutes to givo e.u  answer to that question. Take my  hat anil coat upstairs ami bring my  slippers.-down and then unlace my  hools,  and  bo quick about it.!'  "I suppose l was'rather ihnrd on  15., but he .was so excitable nbout th'o  lenstest thing that, unless you ruled  him with' a rod of iron, you might  liave been his slave all  the rest     of  I sliall nover forgot What I saw then.  "Battista running across tho roadway without his liat, without his  glasses, hurling himself on poor  young 1'iillar and tlii-owin-g liim  aside. Taking tho Unifo Iio "had hnlf-  clcancd in his hand, and striking at  somebody witli it. Tlien, running  confusedly back to tlio cafe, upstairs  into Iho room where I was, nnd,  onco insido, bolting tlio door liko  mad, Iio went down limp hy llio sido  of tho bed, kissed my pillow, and  hurst into tears, muttering ull sorts  of penitent things, and calling to  tlio police to ronio and tako hlni. I.  let him go on lor about ton minutes.  Then 1 spoke,  " 'Thought you only touched lemonade!'  I said quietly.  ".Sueh ii scene tlien, 15. declaring  tlint I was a ghost, mid that hu had  killed mi', and that I liad returned  to denounce hiin; mo trying' lo persuade him tlint I wasn't, a ghost, and  thut 1 Iind heen silting where "I wns  for the last half-hour. Not until 1  liad roiiHciitei! lo go across tho road  witli him an'd Iind thoro one of our  best knives stuck in a new poster  signed by young l'lilhir, of a girl in  a hat with a cup in her hand', saying  undernralli, 'My headaches bettor  now,' did li. realize what ho had  done. And since that clay he's no  moro dared     show  signs  of jealousy  than ''  Signor Battista comes into th'o  cafe nodding pleasantly. Ho takes  off his convex pince-nc/-, bonds and  kisses his wife's hand. Madame rises  at tlie change of guard, and goes  off wilh Jicr  work-basket.  "Ver" sensible woman," says "Battista'confidentially. "She worshipn  mo!"���������London Answers.  .+.  fOIAI LIVED IS A 111  KEPT THE DECEPTION" UP FOR  FIFTY  YEASS.  Amazing       Story     of     Catherine  Coombe and Her Strango  Career.  Tn his capacity of private citizen  a representative of The London h"x-  pross bailed out at Westminster Police Court Catherine Coome, aged  siMy-ciglit, who for tho past fifty  years has been living a man's strenuous life in man's clothes.  Coomo had been remanded to  Holloway pending an inquiry as to  her being in man's attire.  Only once beforo has Coome's secret over been discovered, though sho  had twice, been "married" in church  to other women, and has mot with  many -..adventures in many lands  while in man's clothes. Tliat was  about four years ago  Hcr immunity fron discovery i.".  really not surprising, for there is  nothing in her appearance or.demeanor, gentle as both arc. to suggest  tho -woman..'- Jn fact, When Callicr-  ino Coomo stopped out of Hollowey  Prison, and took leave of tlio female  warder, The "Express-representative  could hardly believe his oyos.  He saw  beforo. him  a  fi nil-looking  ed off to Birmingham. Tlinro I took  a room, paying tho money in ad-  vars������. and cautiously bought men's  clothes at different shops.  "Boots wero my great difficulty. I  dared not go into a shop and bo  fitted for men's hoots. At last I  saw a.' pair of ladies' riding boots.  Men woro Wellingtons in thoso days,  so they just suited my purposo.  "I wont to Gloucester to look for  work. Thero, outsido a shipping office, I saw an advertisement for a  captain's clerk. This was jieforo the  days of pursers.  "In I. went and offered my services.  I wns quite ti bright-looking 'lad,'  and to my joy thoy took mo on,  "For three years and n half I sailed with Captain Polannio in the  Mediterranean and tho Adriatic. Tlio  captain liad a charming Wife, who  sailed willi liim, and [.ho wus really  a  mother to  mc.  "No ono guessed my secret. Kven  my mother did not know mo when I  returned from my first voyage.  "Wlion my captain's wife died, I  gavo up thc son, and apprenticed myself to a housepainter at a villago  near Fromo,   in  Somerset.  "The first day I mado putty, but  at tho end of five years I had thoroughly learned   my trade.  "Tho vicar's wife's maid became  my sweetheart! I hnd to liavo company somehow or other.  "At tho end of niy timo I camo up  to London as an 'improver,' ancl  worked for two years at Elkin's shop  which stood in what is High-street,  Kensington, to-day.  "I was working for myself afterwards, when I got an offer to go up  to Yorkshire as a decorator. I did  so, and worked at my trade at Hud-  dctsficld for fifteen years. ���������  HARMED A GIRL.  WITH KIMS AND (JIMS  "Before I went I married the girl  I had boon courting for four years.  '"Bhe wedding took place at St.  Margaret's, Westminster, and wo hod  been happily married for four years  when my poor wifo died. She had  been ni'ing before I married hor.  "At T-Iuddorsficld I married again,  this time a Miss Peters, a dressmaker, whoso parents lived in Jersey.  "Wo wore married for twenty-two  years, and I do not believe a couplo  wore ever so happy as we wore. Incredible as it mny seem, I believe  that sho nover guessed 1 was a 'woman.  "After I had boon in HiKldorsfiold  for fifteen years I came up to London.  "At first I worked there as a private detective in a big west end establishment. Finally, 1 went back  to my own trade a.s decorator on tho  P. and O. Company's ships plying  to Australia. I made several voyages to Adelaide in t'hat capacity.  "Jt was not always easy work.  Fancy having to bo hoisted to tlio  mast-head on a freezing morning  with a paint-pot hold in my teeth.  "I mot'with several accidents, and  finally broke threo ribs. Shortly after that my second  wife died.  "At last T was driven to East  Ham Workhouse. Some of the men  who had worked under me when I  was     foreman  with    tlio P.  and    ,0.  old     "gentleman,"     noatlv     dressed, | Company   hailed     me    as  I  passed,  withclose-cropped   grey   hair   parted  1"<?y fi*d  r'ot   know J was st-awing,  down tho centre.  "His" face was palo and lined, and  "his" eyes wero sad. "Itis" tight-  fil tmcr coat     clung closely to    "bis"  and  I  could    not -bear  to  tell  them  Uio fact.  IIKR SECRCT OUT.  "At tho workhouse thoy found  out  bowed shoulders, and 'ins*' trousers i1 ""-'as a woman because I h'it one of  were wrinkled nbove a small, tidy I the men who wanted to strip mo  pair of stout-soled  hoots. '"or bathing.  Yet- this pathetic-looking little old |    "Up to that time I had called my-  "gcutlemnn"   was  a  woman. self  Charles Wilson,  but since     then  She looked no weak as she     drove!1  hav'"     hept  to     my     own     name,  awav from Holloway that Thc-    Ex-j Coome.  press representative asked her if sho! "After that I took to petticoats  required    nny    food.       She answered ;aSr,Ju  and Went as a stewardess   to  I  No," bat   that     she  would   like     a | Adelaide.     But I fell ill,  and     when  I ccmo homo went into  Chelsea    In-  your life.      Oddly    enough,  lie     had Scold drink.    The water in thc prison J  his worst-outbreaks of temper whcn-lvras lukewarm. i Urinary.  over vomig Mr.  rullai-  came In;   and-       T ^���������.���������nVA-rvir   Ax-r> rrn-i\rm "I haV0 c0'r'0 ollt thrc-������ Lin,c*R smco  to scT- ll. growling with rage like   al      LK-ONADE A3wD.,TO.lACC0. jaml  got  ,voric.     nut  throe  times   .1  ch-ined-i'.u     do"     and  to  -sec young |    Finally, she elected to have a glass ;have   mot    with  accidents  ancl  liavo  Mr   Pnlln'r as shy as ix vounir kitten, j ������f  lemonade,   nnd  afterwards    pulled; had to go back.  eacli  on  opposite  sides "of  the  coun-j out an old briar pipe and a twist  tor, would make me laugh, only that  hag.     "Hero you  are, daddy  a    kindly  barman,     huDding  hcr  put by in tho savings bank, r.r.d Bat- ���������     .bll'ginWB  ..iMa.  hoc   saved,, because  they pick  ^n^,. nn>] jx'^^erl bard at that  ^hl  up  a  good  deal   n.   Oatti s.  and    ������o ,   . .Q ^^        par]v jn tho morn.      Throughout the afternoon she trav-  always had  tne  one ambition  of be-   , r ln,st.l,>d   "about  till   the iclod  half  ovor    -London, in   thc com  ing  his  own  master.     I-irst day wc !    "' -..      ���������      *Il-i���������jit- .   Ami 1 ,Tin  Sav I Tony of    the representative of    The  i=������>In--B6d--=l=could-Fee-^wha.t^ie^tcouu^  JJmnibus    conductors ancl  was going to bo;     Battista was    as' ' ���������"  jealous  as  jealous.     Of  course,    I'm  this  foi'  I suppose all    y  ������������������peaking    now of    somo fight    year ��������� ^'J-   '*��������� .^f,-"(,' w"ui "efforts uWako I to look nt her a second  timo.     Not  ago:  as time goes  on  that  ������ort     ������'ilhc**nf|J n     ���������lcccss.    Tho place       -ITe~ii ud ~h is���������1 a ill ts���������as-' ^-^ o * '--^ ^ ���������- -/~;' ���������-': l'aa.:-; ?:y..:^;_'?r?:/-/_..���������  -/_ J- " "'i?-' _A-       u  you  gentlemen 'ha.vo-rl'iCa,l':rs '���������"���������"''���������''del  to  hor-'n-s-ai^^^'^aJIrfgvor=s^a^^Jfs,'  line hut liis  silly Jea*-  gentleman."     So one turned   a head   oiis  incidents,  fa  Jelling wor'-s off,  fo.'iies    more   rational,  ���������good-day!'   to  a   gentle  and a foreigner 1,..-- jcam0 vory pop,.iar, nr.d one customer  ' riiSlom-!!l:lm'?,,coa  n'K"lh'?''  _    bit oi a  be- i "��������� KOul g"essf!d that the. tired-looking  wo  man  er.  B.  i;<ed to  get  whito  with    passion,   and   wi,'ei:.     on   the   ihiril   day,  one c" tli^m made iue a  piesent     of  liis   (-vc-ning   p.ipcr,   I   rocly   thought  he vould hov j stramiled  him  on  the!  ypot.     1   won't  bnd-looki;;;;  at  tliat j  4iir;.:-."  <"i mi-li-ivr.f ir;,-  dwlnrniicn.  "Ah!" ^aid Miul.unc. nighiuir, "I'afe  work don't *olp your looks; you don't  f.nd many types of Kngli.'-h bonuty in  this kind of buMne.<=s. Anv rale, at  Im    There  wa.s  '.he lime I'm speaking of there, was  me anxious to seo the establishment  prosper, and tliere wa.s B. as jealous  as possible over the 1 easiest thing.  One'day Mr. I'ullar called. I don't  I-now whether you know Air. Puilar?  He's" prcliy  well  known  now,   but at  cheek or.o evening when, the  place being fall, and 15. worried wiih  seeing that, eveiyone was attended lo  r.t. once, and me busy upstairs in lhe  kitchen, young Mr. Pullar entered  end nsked for me.  I "Ho wanted to tell mo something,  ill imifit ��������� have suddenly gone off his  ���������head, for ho took uj> half n d'i������'<",;i  Ihnrd apples thnt we kept to check  j people who insist ed on 'dessert to  ���������top np their eight t;,;on-pcnny dinner  land threw tliem fiercely at. liim, one  .after the other, ns liord a.s he could.  ���������One went, through the glass door,  'and when I hurried down the. wholo  I place was in nn uprn.ir. 1 tell you  If talked to B. Hint night pretty  traight  '.lust opposite our rofe. a. simp wan  J.o s  in-cliy   wen   unown  nov.,   our. at. ,     ..^^ -t0 ���������.���������. rof,. ���������  sllop wa!)  that nine no was nobody particular, ;,.-.,. in,r ��������� ' ,K.W faC(,f onti a hoarding  just a rather nice-mannored young |w;><, ^ , () ^^ a from ()bs(..rvcl.  leliow  with  a   slight   mestache.     Ife j  . ,,���������',  t|..    ���������.,.?,t on.    TKo    first  .'ittCJidod    art  classes  round   here     in  "N'ewman Street,   had  known  my peo-!  pie  when  I  was  Miss Walsh*,  and  so, '  naturally enough', ?-ie shook 'ands. Oh I  ���������lenr,   oh   dear!   the   fuss   '..hero      wa.s j  fihout. tliat after he'd gone!   Anybody |  would have  thought,   from B.'s man-!  i.e.- of jxoing  on.   that  I'd  run  away  from     liim     forty     'undred  thousand  ���������Uri.es!     Nag.   n.ig.   nng���������T  tell   you   I  pot  fired   of  it.     And  quite  'alf     hi.s  lalk in his native hui^uago;  thnt acr-  vrravatotl   inn more  than   anything.  If  yo.' understand what   a   man's sny ing  yoe.  ran   answer   him   back���������nt   l".ist.  1   ran:   h'it   if yon   enn't.   why,   where  are vou? See? All i lie se.me, J  talked to hiru pi'eliv plein.  ' "'Understand thi.-. B..' 1 saitT  like you .'t^ T like uo one n'.&;. or I  ihr.iij.ln't. Iij>\e ir.airied you. lint, I  wan* to see owr liusine.ss a success.  ������tmj   that  won't  he done bv  both   of  day bill-posters were, busy nt it, but  I wns busy too, and I had no time  to look at 1 It m or their woik. In  the evening aflor wo had closed, I  was at Ihu window upstairs doing  some darning, just as I am now..B.  wa.s cleaning the'knives with lhc two  waiters. As I glonced clown I saw  young Mr. P'.tllar coming a!ong on  the oppo:-:iie side of tiio way. T was  on tlie point of l.b'rowitig up the window and calling out to hiin, but T  thought perhaps t'hat wouldn't look  ladylike, so I 'didn't. lie. stopped  jjust out of lhe light that the gns-  i'la'mji gave: tlio lump peeped oul. of a  ! square hole e.ul. in the hounding. He  !!ilo|.-ji.-.:l. ������s I. .say, an'd looked closely;  ���������nl   one of  the po.st ers.  old  "gentleman"  was  really  ! man.  j    Not  even,   indeed,   when   nt     night  !she booked  a  room  in  a   I'leet-Ktrect  j hotel  did   anyone glanco  at  h::r  with  suspicion.  Tt wns    nt    a  table in  n. crowded  I restaurant   that   Coome,   ia   her  sim-  j jile,   gentle  wny,   gave   the   following  I sketch  of n. long nnd amazing life:  j     "I was born," she snid.   "in  lii?,G.  My     father     was     u.  man  of   means.  Squire To/or was liis  name,  and     ho  was a well-known  figure in  the Som-  Oiset and   Pe.von Hunt.  "J g.iir.id my cortifiento at the  I.ndies' College, Cheltenham, at the  age. of fifteen, and before I was sixteen I married my first cousin, Per-  cival Coome. Directly after my  marriage wo went to Cleave as master and mistress of the national  school  there.  "My husband was twenty-two years  older than r was, and I am sorry to  soy wo had not been nt Cleave very  long wlien he was discharged for  misconduct. I, however, remained  on for a short timo longer.  "T-aler J joined my husband in  London, whore he kept mo locked in  a room and stole my money.  "Ono day ho forgot to lock' thc  door, and I ran away to mother's.  SOLD HFAl HAIR,  "lie. followed mc, and things went  from bad to worse. Ife oven cut  my Oiair off and sold it. I swore I.  would novor grow it ngain, and I  nover have.  "Last of all hc treated mc so brutally    that    ono  day   I.  mndo  np  my  in hid  to  i uti  away .altogether..  "But what could I do?    If only I  of j    "1 had only been  out  for an hour  said I the othor morning w*hen,  near liljury  a iBridge, some   man    pointed me   out  to a policeman as a woman in man's  clothes.     .So I was taken  up for being drunk."  That is,  in  nrief,  the life f.tory   of  Catherine. Coome.     It  has  l-'eeii   the  raWd"dow.ro'~antl"ciiri-^  r too numerous     to  give  at    present,   but  some  of  those  will  bo givon  in  detail later.  - 4   WHITE  BREAD   A DANGEE.  Br.e oi   Machines to-   Bleach "Flour  is  Undesirable.  White bread i.s declared to be a  danger to the community. Many millers, according to a writer in the  London   Times,   are   introducing  NOT A DANGEROUS    GAME  JOKE WITH THEM.  Many    Instances Where   Countries  Took Liberties   With Their  "Rulers.  When Marshal Bassompicrro was  describing to Louis "XIII. his embassy to Spain and how ho had entered Madrid in stato seated on a  milled Louis exclaimed, "An ass seated on a mulol" "Yes', sir," quietly  retorted tho old soldier, "and what  mado tho joko tho bettor was that  I represented you."  Ferdinand 11. was a mnn of very  uncertain moods, and Would allow  UJ.s Jester to tako liberties wilh him  oho hour whilo resenting any fuml-  llarty tho next. One duy ho' turned  round on Jonas, his favorite fool,  and thundered, "Follow, ho silont:  I never stoop to talk to a fool."  ���������"Never mind that," answered Jonas,  "I do; so please listen to mo in your  turn," Our own Queen Elizabeth  had a pretty wit and a nimhlo tongue; hut now and then sho got tho  worst of it in verbal duels. Onco,  looking out of a window, sho saw  in tho garden a gentleman to whom  she had promised promotion which  had not yot come. "What does a man  think of. Sir Edward," she shouted  to him, "when ho thinks of nothing?" "Ho thinks,. madam," came  th'o prompt, answer,. "of a woman's'  promise."  Surely one of th'o rudest-answers  ever given to a monarch was that  addressed by Brusqued���������who- was in  his timo Jester to"three kings���������to the  ex-Emperor Charles V��������� a King  whoso hands wore terribly disfigured  by  INFLAMED GOUTY SWEL"U"!s("!S.  "Brusquet," Charles said, "do you  remember that day when tho consla-  blo do Monmorency . wanted to havo  you hanged?" "Aye, right well do  1 remember it," thc jester answered;  "it was thc day on which Your Majesty purchased those splendid rubies  and carbuncles wliich now auorn  your imperial hands."  "You are ready enough to point  your satire at other pooulo's faults,"  Queen Bess onco said to Clod, one of  the court jesters, "but you never say  a word about mine." "Ah," exclaimed Clod, "why should I waste  time in reminding your Majesty of  your faults, seeing that tliey arc in  everybody's mouth!" Patch, ono of  Henry VIIJ.'s fools, onco sought permission to deiniind an egg from ovary  husband who Was dissatisfied with  his wife. No sooner had tho King  granted his request than Patch proceeded to demand thc first egg from  him, saying', "Your Grace belongs to  the class of husbands on" whom 1 am  entitled to make levy."  Charles II. "appreciated a. good joko  evon if it wore at his own expense.  One day when he was at Chatham inspecting a warship, he asked Killi-  grow, "Bou't you think, now, thnt  I should make a good shipwright?"  no doubt  EXPECTING A COMPLIMRNT  on his reputed skill in naval architecture. "I always thought," Killi-  grew, who was no courtier, replied,  "that Your Majesty would have dono  bettor at any trade tlien your own."  ShortlyOiefore he camo to the throno  William IV. chanced to Bit next to  tho then secretary to the Admiralty  at dinner, and saia to'him, "When  1 am King, C������������������, you shall not bo  Admiralty Secretary. Now, whnt  do you say to that?" "All that I  have to say in such a case," placidly  answered 0 -,     "is    God save    tho  King."  Qucon Caroline had a playful habit  of practicing lier wit nt other  people's expense. Ono day, meeting  Sir Paul Methuen, whom sho loved  to tease.abaut his weakness for reading fiction, she asked, "Well, Sir  Paul, what romance are you reading  now?" "None, madame," Sir Paul  answered. "Well, what aro you reading. t-M-n':" "I njn got into a ve:y  fiolish* studs', madam.���������the .histoiy of  the Kings and Queens of Englaad.''  And, to concludo ..with' tho Merry.  Monarch, when. .Charles II., mc'iTing  Shaftesbury one day,' said'to - him,-  "I-belioyc tliou art the wickedest- fellow in my ��������� dominions," tho witty  Earl promptly answered, "For a- s!ub-  jc^.^i������.^J."^AUyJpelievq''TJ'mv?'- AaI  FULFILMENT OFPRDPHECY  TO   CHAPTER      OF   ENGLISH HISTORY EPITOMIZED.  Why Is the Heir Presumptive Called the  Prince   of  Wales ?  Wales was nominally a principality  of tlio kingdom when ISdwurd I., also  culled Edward tho Crusader, returned from tho Holy Land, and it had  its own lino of Princes and was  practically. Independent. Tho "Nor-  liuiii rulers of England hud several  times Invaded tho country, hut the  sturdy Welshmen had not boon subdued. Edward's chief ambition after  his experience- in foreign- wars was  thu subjugation of Wales und Scotland. Jn pursuing tliat ambition ho  begun  with Wulcs.  Llcycllyn, tho contemporary Princo,  had boon captive in his youth in tho  hands of Edward's fa thar, Henry III.  Later ho was a supporter, ot Simon  do Montfort, who was tho real ruler  of England for several years during  tho latter part of llonry's reign, and  was overthrown and slain by Edward  at thc battlo of Evesham. After tho  battle, Llewellyn promised fealty to  Henry, beforo Edward sot out on liis  crusade. Edward summoned him as  a vussul to his coronation in August, 1274, but ho refused to attend  because- not guaranteed safo' conduct.  Several other summonses wero treated in like manner, but,Edward, who  was crafty, instead of at' onco making war,  resorted to..strategy.-. ���������  Llewellyn was betrothed to Eloan-  orn, the young daughter of do Montfort, a first cousin of the King.  Elcaiiora's mother died on the Continent in 11275, and in the following  year sho sailed for Wales With her  brother Almoric. Edward intercepted  the vessel off tho Scilly Islands and  carried his two cousins to London.  Llewellyn was served witli another  summons, but ho again refused to  obey, though ho boldly demanded thc  rclcaso of  HIS PROMISED UlliDE.'. ''."  Edward then declared his lands forfeited and within a 3'oar' led an army  into Wales. Ho overran tlie country,  secured the support of Llewellyn's  brother Pavid, who had a grievance  about his patrimony, and stripped  Llewellyn of everything but his titlo  ancl the limited sovereignty of Snowr  den und thc lslo of Anglesey. Under  penalty of a greater tribute than hc  could hope to pay, Elcanora was  surrendered to him, and they woro  married before Edward and his  Court at Worcester in 1278.  Fivo years later, however, Llewellyn was again in revolt. 'Edward led  a large army into Wales, but was  not conspicuously successful until  Llewellyn was killed in a skirmish.  Hi.s heud was sent to Edward, who  placed it on tho walls of tho tower  of London, crowned with an ivy  wreath, in mockery of a prediction  of Merlin that when tho English  money should become circular, the  Princo of Wales.should bo crowned in  London.  Edward soon reduced the country  after Llewellyn's death, and he established his residence for a time ut  Caernarvon Castle to personally conduct the pacification of th'o country.  He hail his Qucon with him, tho heroic wpman who liad Saved his lifo  in Palestine, by sucking a-wound inflicted by thc poisoned dagger of an  assassin. At Caernarvon on April  25, 3 2S4, was horn his son and  heir, Edward of Caernarvon, eventually thc weak and contemptible Edward II. With a, view to knocking  tlio last prop from under liie founda-  tho King commanded that tho infant  Edward should have tho - titlo of  Princo of Wales. And so. after all,  was fulfilled tho prophecy of- Merlin,  thc seer.  OAN YOU KISS YOUR TOE?  LESS THAN ONE IN FOUR MEN  CAN DO THIS.  Some Feats   Which    Are Easy   to:  Some, But Impossible] to  Others.  If .you Iio flat on your back nnd  bend your leg bade upon your body,  you will find you cannot possibly  straighten your knee. Tho reason of  this is that lho lower part of tho  leg is worked by tho samo muscles���������  namely, tho haiii-strings���������which control lho upper. You arc already using thoso muscles to bend tho upper  part of your leg, und thoy arc not  lung enough to perform both operations at onco.  Ask n friend If ho thinks ho can  stand still without moving his foot  for five minutes, blind-folded. It  sounds easy, but if tho blind-folding  .is done thoroughly it is fuirly safo to  wager that ho will movo his ���������' foot  beforo tho ilvo minutes nro half up.  If ho does not ho will probably topple forward altogether. Difficult as  tho feat is, it has been dono successful ly.  It is nn old trick for ono person to  put tho tips of his forefingers together keeping tho elbows on  a level with-the .shoulders, and then  challenge- any other person to separate-" them' by a fair pull. A man  must bo a Hercules to accomplish  tho task.  A ; moro striking illustration of n.  Minilar kind is tlio following : Bet a.  lndy to place her right hand on tlio  top of hor head, and then endeavor  to remove it with one of yours. Uti-  Iosj your, strength is far abovo " tlio  average and hors equally below you  will  fail entirely.  Can you smoke a cigar right  through in steady consecutive pug*  without once taking it out ol your  mouth? Probably any average cigar  smoker would smilo nt the idea of  thoro being any difficulty in tho task.  Yet tho fact is that a smoker rarely'  actually smjkes more than half of a  cigar. A considerable part ol tlio  timo it is  OUT OF HIS MOUTH,  ECCENTRIC SHERIFF.  Wore    a Laughing Waistcoat   and.  Fined His  Cat.  In tho Edinburgh Court of Sessions  Lord Kincairney ordered issues for  trial by. jury of an action hy Alfred  Patrick' MaTiiomus Thorn, W.S., and  others, against various defendants  for tlie reduction of the will of tho  of  Orkney     und  -    USING EARTH'S HEAT.  Scientific "Wen.-  Believe it May   "bo  Utilized.  .^ --���������     cjc-'lato  Sheriff Thorn,.  pensive in.ichiiiery^'or the purpose ofj Shetland.  blcacliicg flour b.v ozone and nitrons j 'J'hc plaintiffs say that the late  ueid in oi'drr to make nn artificially I sheriff, who never'married; was very  white  bread,  and enable grain  to be j eccentric.   Ifo  used   to   carry   a   pair  IIT.  used   which   would   otherwise  darker color  to  the flour.  "It is an extremely serious matter," said Mr. T. It. Allinnon, tho  well-known authority on diet.  "The stamina of the. JJritish nation  is certainly threatened by tho craze  for whito bread.  "Jf you UiMc awny the. offal���������that is  ' the  'seconds'  and  bran���������In. order     tb  jrnnko white bread, you  lo.se the. liino  salts and  the  phosphates,   which  arc  absolutely essential to bonc-rmiking."  Tlie new process for bleaching flour  was well known to Mr. Finch of l.ho.  linker's It.i-cord. He diffc-rs from the  view expressed by Mr.  Alliimon.  "It i.s noriMn.'-o l.o . .say.that l.ho  process destroys the nutritive, quality  of the bread," he said. "The very  thing claimed for the process is thnt  certain nutritive parts hitherto lo.st.  are  actually recovered.''  .Tone?���������"1 noiice that your undo  left, nn iwtalo of half a million."  Urown���������"It was not hi.s fault that ho  did." .'ones���������"What do you nioun?"  lirown���������"lie would hnvo taken il  with-him if ho could.'"  Five por cent,   bf .tho<.iuMiihci's     of  weio a man, T thought, I could hide tirades .unions  in, (Ireiit  JJritniiT" aro  myself  i.ciMirc'y  from  him  and  j work.  get  out  of  This    is  'If I  live Lo bo a hundred nnd ton '    "Jt nccir.cd a good idea, so  I start-  yo������>'8.  work  llii  ut. llio    present time,  highest    for- over ton  of tawic. in his pocket nnd apply  them to tlie children of his friends  and relatives. Jlulotf were printed by  his order for the guidance of his servants, and if they or ho broke them  ho imposed fines, also levying fines  upon a favorite cat called "Sambo"  if it disturbed the order of lho house.  When he went out to dinner he  wore a -.waistcoat with elastic sides.  This he called n. laughing waiscoat.  About 1888 ho conceived tho idea���������  alLhotigli there was no'foundation for  it���������that ho was the chief of Chin Mc-  Thomns of Olenshcc. Bo assumed/tho  name of McThomn.s, called himself  "Yo Miitxoni.sli," frequently referring to his chieftainship, lly his. will  ho directed that, he wus to be buried  in n. wicker or other slight coffin,  so as "to havo a chance to be in  early at the general scramble at the  Resurrection." Though worth thousands he for a long time imagined  himsolf n poor man. Ho left tho  hulk of hi.s fortune for lho restoration of Kirkwall  Cathedral.  laid on tho ash-tray by Ills side, or ���������  held in liis lingers. At any rate,  you nro pretty safo in wagering anyone, however hardened a smoker,  that he cannot perform this apparently simple feat. Jt has often boon  tried,   but  unsuccessfully.  To carry four bricks half a milo  sounds absurdly easy. So indeed it  would bc if you wore permitted to  carry them in any wny you pleased.  A friend recently bet a travelling  salesman that hc could not carry,  lho bricks for the required distanco  two in each hand, grasped between  thumb and lingers and with the lingers .pointing clown.  "For the first hundred yards" said  tho traveller afterwards describing  his sensation's, "it was ca.sy enough."'  But then my fingers began to grow  tired. Soon my thumbs, wore aching  horribly. J'y the timo 1 had covered half the distance the cords of my  neck began to feel stiff and strained.  ��������� "When I was within a hundred  yards of tlio finish I was dripping  with perspiration and felt as though  1 hud been .stuck all over with pins. ,  1 was trembling like a leaf when - I  got in and it was tho most expensive fivo dollars I ever won, for I  wa.3 hardly able to moi'e next day,  and did not get over tho olfoi.ls fc-r.  a week."  It is said that tho feat of tliv,iw-  ing a triple somersault lias only been  accomplished three 'times. In the  first place tho gymnast has to leap  much higher in thc air tlia.ii for tho  ordinary double somersault. Secondly, after the body has turned twice  the performer loses control of himsolf, and tho law of gravity overcomes  bodily  dexterity.  A ?ouple of years ago an American  named Pobins undertook tho feat for  a wager of $550. In his first attempt ho turned threo times, but  lighted on his hands. JCveiyono was  sathslied, and the money was tendered lo him. But hc refused it, saying that lie must alight on his feet.  Ho took a fi-csh run, a magnificent  leap, fell on his head and  BROKE HIS  NECK.  Ccitain scientific men nov/ bcliovo  that the immense internal heat of  the eoith may be utili'/cd for some  practical purpose. There would not  bo the slightest difiiculty in, obtaining steam from tho interior of . tho  caiUi," because that invol\es only a  littlo extra labor in boring into tho  hot aiea, and it is almost as easy  Jio bore _ ton_*_thou.saiid feet as__sis_  thousand; but, in order "to^givo -the  iteam commercial value, a method  must bo provided for dropping thc  wator to the hot area, allowing it  timo to heat, and yet having it returned to tho surface as steam, without interrupting the flow. Two  holes might bb bored in the earth  twelve thousand feet deep, and perhaps fifty feet apart. There ::would  ho a temperature far above the boiling point of water. Then, if very  heavy charges of dynnmite or homo  other explosive wero lowered to the  bottom of each hole and exploded  simultaneously a sufficient comusction oho leg oyer the hack of the   neck.  -To conic back to tasks less trying-  lo^ lhe_ bodily powcis.     "Tuck    your  hand undcr'your ai'nr~fialnr"butwardsr  and then attempt io place thc thumb  in tho jiulni. An  artist  or. piunint,  witli long flexible hands, may succeed, but tho average person will  certainly fail.  Thc man who can kiss his own too  may prido himself on the fact that  ho is moro flexible than most of his  follows. Loss than one in four  grown men can accomplish this feat.  Women are as a rule moro flexible-  than men in this respect.  Excepting -gymnasts, only about  ono person in two hundred can   put  A mean man never seems to tiro of  trying, lo  lower Jiis record.  'Many a hirgc^tprtune lias been built  on a small foundation.  By means .iff subcutaneous inject  lions, silkworifflS'have just been made  to spin pink say.  might bo established between tbo  two'holes. Tho rock would bo cracked ana lisured in all dirccU������"i", and  shattering it thus around llio baso ot  thc holes would turn the surrounding  urea into nn immense -water, heater.  Tho water poured into ono  hole, . and would bo heated and  turned into steam, which  would pass through the second holo  to tho earth's surface. Tlio pressuro  of such a column of steam' would bb  enormous; for, apart from its initial  velocity the 'descending, column of  cold water would exert a pressure of  at least live thousand pounds to the  fc-qtiuro inch, which would drive everything moveable through the second.  Tho problem-is therefore a mechanical one. concerned chiefly with connecting the two-- holes. This accomplished, the walcr-heater would operate itself and establish a source of  power that would EiirpaES anything  now in use.  "You don't even dress roo "decently," she'cried. ���������' "Fm going homo to  papa." "All rigiit," replied Doo-  littlr; "you miglit sny to him, also,  that I Want a new suit myself."  The youngest balloonist is Charles,  son of Mr. Fcrcival Spencer, who  has just made his initial ascent from  the Crystal Palace, Loudon, Ue is  seven years oldi  Here is a good trick to try on a  strong man if you have ono among  your acquaintance : Make him sti'etch.  liis arm out straight/ hand palm  downwards, and then, laying an  ordinary wobcleri-^niatch across tlie-  roots'of the first and third fingers,  suggest that ho shall break- it hy  tho pressure of the second finger.*'  llemcmber, the" impartant point,  about' this trick is that the nrm' ba  ahsbuUely straight. Tlie slightest,  curvature gives-a great increased of"  muscular power to the fingers'.  CARXEGJE'S   SUCCESS   SECRET..  Business rivals of Andrew Carnegie,  wore ut ono time helpless to account  for his ability to undersell them in.  whatever, market they turned to. They,  scut experts quietly to look over his  work and report. Mr. Carnegie, it ia  said, heard of their presence Hc invited them to an inspection, with  himself a.s guide, and at Inst offered  to show them the secret of his success. He took them into a room,  lined with books and reports, whero-  a dozen clerks were at work on documents and figures. This room represented an expcndituroSof ?80,00O  a year." "It is worth that," said  Mr. Carnegie, "for a business-man ���������to  know at any moment, all thc detail*  of hia business.'"  ,  i -  AbOUt the        I  ....House I  ^������������>������������"������>������������>������������������>������9'">������������ ^'  SErTJiaiBER BAYS.  Tlie skies,  n. hazy,  golden  sheen,  Tlio wind, a faint, far sigh;  Complaining to tho shriveled stream,  That calls as lost lovo in a dream,  From out thc years gone by.  The melancholy woodland ways  Aro rife with joy no morc;  A whisper, as of forost fays,  Steals out along the dreamy days.  And summertime is  o'er.  Adown tlio orchard's fragrant aisles,  Tho ripened fruit swings low;  Tho aster, in profusion smiles.  And   from,    the  dim   woods'    subtln  wiles,  Tho shadows  lengthen slow.  Tho songbirds gather for their flight  In silence,  and farewell;  No moro their songs of puro delight,  "Aro  heard  at "dawn,  and  soft     twilight  By forest,  Cold and dell.  "A ceaseless, and a haunting strain,  Comes up from field and fell;  "A voico as from "tho ailes of pain,"  Is echoed  from, trie deep,  dark main.  Sorrowing nature's knell.  So, all is hushed in quietude.  As fade the hours away;  "As  somo   sweet   dream  song's  interlude,  That never morc may bc renewed.  So dies September's day,  J. It.  WILKINSON7.  Leamington,  Out.  IN PICKLING TIME.  Thc following mustard pickles  scmble very closely the mixed pickl.os  for sale at  the groceries.   That they  slices of bread and butter, and  spread an equal number of slices rather thickly with finely chopped tongue,     Press together lightly.  Nonpareil Marmalade.'���������On������ cup of  fresh gratod pineapple, two cups of  fresh strawberries, or rod raspberries,  threo cups of granulated sugar. Boil  Truit first, then add sugar? boil until  it looks thick, but not too long-  about twenty minutes, slowly. Seal  hot.  For serving with afternoon tea, or  for the picnic lunch basket, caramel  cookies are recommended. Tho following recipe comes from tho wifo of  a college professor : Two eggs, one  cup of sugar, two cups ot 'oatmeal,  ono tablespoonful of butter, ono  teaspoonful of baking powder, two  teaspoonfuls of vnnnila flavoring, and  a pinch of salt aro required. Cream  the buttcr and sugar, beat tho eggs  separately, and mix the baking powder and salt with tho oatmeal. The  mixture should bo a thia battor.  Prop on a buttered baking sheet very  far apartT Bake in a tolerably  quick  oven.  Hickory-nut macaroons arc among  tho most tempting homo-inado cakes,  und are very easily mado. Stir together a pound of powdered sugar, a  pound of nuts chopped as fine as possible, tho whites of fivo unbeaten  eggs, one tabloppoontuls of baking  powder. Prop from a teaspoon on  tho tin and bake in a very moderate  oven, as they burn rather easily and  need to cook slowly.  Tlio following recipe is quite famous in a Pennsylvania town, whero  an old negro cook makes what are  known and delighted in art "Betty's  jumbles." Thoy are mado with one  pound each of butler and sugar, two  pounds of flour, three eggs, nine tea-  spoonsful of orango juice, throe tea-  spoonsfuls of baking powder, salt to  taste. Handle lightly, roll rather  thin, ancl sprinklo with granulated  sugar before baking in a quick oven  Thoy will keep���������if locked up���������for several months.  BItltMICO L1TK  OT TITH Kor.TOVXST **  ��������� Kon.flSD POLICE. I  *T *  m-t-a+a-b-o-b-o+a-i-o+a-t-m-b-m-i'**'  The romance and tradition of tho  Far North for tliirty years has mado  lho Northwest Mounted Police famous, says a writer in tho New Vork  Herald. Recently a government  edict Has gono forth that will send  the daring body of men further nortli  and practicalfy confine thoir e'loris  to tlio mysterious region marked on  tho south by tho Arctic circle. This  new era in tho career of tlio Northwest Mounted Police ia tho sequel of  tho tremendous immigration that has  been pouring over tho southern boundary for tho last five years into tho  Northwest Territories.  The change means tliat tlio militia  system of tho Dominion .will be established in this vast western empire, which for ir.iorc than thirty  years hns been subject to the iron  ruin of tho rod coated cavalry of tho  British Empire. Probably nowhere  in tho world, with the possiblo exception of Texas, where thc Rangers  of pioneer days attained fame ns  rough and  ready fighting men,   docs  scope of the field tributary lo tho I The event in tlio history of the  influenc* of the Northwest Mounted forco that reflects most credit upon  Police. This has boon their sphere their capacity for handling critical  of influence sinco 1874. situations grow  out of tlio flight   of  Dana-da  organized  a  mounted    po-  old Kitting Bull oral his Sioux band  lice force in    Toronto in 1873     for of braves after the Custer massacre,  tho purposo     of  establishing a sein-   Captain Ulenny,  of  Calgary,   then    in  bianco of order in  the unknown Ru-; command of a detachment of police,  pert's Land.    Throe hundred troopers > surrounded   t'iic   Sic-ux,   outnumberccl  reached the West in 187-1.    Lieuten-ja hundred to one, and forced    them  ant     Colonel    French was in     com-  to remain iu a prescribed limit pond-  mand.      Tliey    came in  by way    of   ing   negotiations  witli  Undo     Sam,  Fargo and    Fort Benton nnd   found  lho    American -whiskey,    traders In  command, exorcising a despotic sway  over tliu Jllackfect.    Tliis was tho beginning ot tho fighting of tho Northwest    police.      Captain  Charles    E.  Denny now    resides in Calgary,    He  wan with this original body of men,  and tolls many interesting stories of  tho collisions of tho first year.  ���������Where Maclood now stands, one  hundred milos from the border, tho  whiskey traders had erected a fort.  They had mounted several brass can-  lion, and with the aid of the rich'  American traders further soutii at  Fort Benton wero able to defy the  Indians. Thin field had been abandoned by the Hudson Bay people to  tlio American Northwest ' Trading  Company somo years before. It was  to drive ou,t tho American whiskey  traders that tho mounted police  found their flrst work. Tho old fort  was taken. This , was tho famous  WJioopup of the pioneer days. It  was so  named    because    tho traders  history    present a  more picturesque , there ran out of whiskey on ono oc-  example of military occupation of a  casion and hurried a messenger     to  men with so  many daring  ���������**'������������������������*  MARKING FINE LIKEN.  While tho simple initial is perfectly correct, the monogram is tho moro  elegant    method of  marking  them.  aro wholesome    when mado at homo ! T1"������ same ini,t,i"1 or ���������"���������"���������������n������Br*l-n s"������\*ld,  by a careful housewife, goes   without   bo "scd on a11 household linen, varied  saying. Mix together 1 quart each  of chopped cauliflower, sliced cucumbers, tiny wholo cucumbers, vory  small onions and one small red pepper. Covor with vinegar in which a  tablespoon of salt has been dissolved, and let stand over night. In tlio  morning cook in same vinegar for  15 minutes, then drain woll. Mix  14 tablespoons ground mustard witli  five cents' worth of tumeric, 1 tablespoon black pepper, 3 tablespoons  sugar and half teacup flour with  enough cold vinegar to make a  smooth paste. Tour this mixture  into 3 qts. boiling vinegar, boil a  fow minutes, then pour over the  pickles. Mix well and bottle. Unless you havo plenty of wide nioulh-  'cd bottles it is better to use one-  quart   cans.     This   recipe    makes - 6  - quarts.  Slice, but do not pare, enough  green cucumbers in layers, sprinkling  over them half a teacup salt. Let  thcm stand 3 hours. To ������ pint  olive oil add 2 onions chopped lino,  1 oz celery- seed and 1 oz. each black  tind white mustard seed. Drain the  cucumbers and place ia la3'ors, sprinkling between them thc seeds, onions  and 2 tnblosuoons oil. Then pour  over them the rest of the oil and  fill thc jar with good cold vinegar.  Tho cucumbers should be of medium  sizo and the slices not moro than an  eighth of nn inch thick.  Toniatoc Pickles.���������In selecting  green tomatoes reject all that havo  the slightest tinge of ripeness as thoy  will so-ftcn too quickly in cooking.  Out them in thick slices, not more  than two or three to a tomato un-  l-.ss they aro vory ai'ji. 'To -J bus.i.  tomntoos uso 1 dozen large white  onions cut in medium slices. As thoy  arc cut place them ia alternate layers in stone jars ancT'strow ovcr this  amount 2 teacups salt. Let tliem  btand ovcr night. In the morning  'drain and cook until tender in viivo-  gnr enough to cover. Drain again  and place in the jars in- which they  aro to bo kept.  Heat 4 cits, cider vinegar,' add   lo  _it_2_ Hit), brown sugar, 2 oa. each  ground cinnamon" and~hllspice~l���������oz.-  ground cloves, i lb. white mustard  seed, 2 ozs. ground mustard, a scant  teaspoon cayenne and a tablespoon  <'elcry seed. Tic ground spices loosely  in a bag. "Add the celery seod nnd  ground mustard to tho scalding vinegar, stirring until the mixture is  smooth'. If liked, n littlo horseradish may bo auded to tlio vinegar and  will help to keep the pickles. Pour  the hot vinegar ovor the pickles at  ���������onco tind cover closely. Press a  plato on tho pickles to keep them  ���������under the vinegar and put a tight  cover over all. ITcavy paper tied  firmly in place makes nn excellent  ���������substitute for a tight fitting cover.  Tako 24 large ripe cucumbers, six  ���������white onions and four red poppers.  Pare and remove the seeds from tho  cucumbers and chop woll, but not too  fine. Chop onions and poppers, mix  thoroughly with tho throe, 1 cup  snlt and 1 oz. white mustard seod.  Placo in a muslin bag and lot them  drain over.night. Remove to  jars, covor_ with . cold vinegar  seal. ���������   Tliose aro good.  sizo to, suit tho sizes of the art!  clor. to be used.  French embroidery is the most approved form of decoration, and this  is done in puro whito mercerized cotton or linen; so thi.s must bo usod  if one wishes to cater to fashion.  The letters on sheets, pillow cases,  ami tablecloths are usually tl'..oo  inches in height; for towels and dinner napkins two, or two and one-  half inch in height, ancl one and ono-  half inch in height for smaller nap-'  kins.  Perforated patterns for marking,  from which* the pattern may be  transferred lo tho linen, may be had  in fancy work shops, nnd those will  enable tho worker to stamp hcr own  linen accurately, -which is ono of the  essontiafs ' of good embroidery to'  which it is to bo applied, and ono  rule always obtains for good work  and that is : Use thread a little fino  .rather tlian too coarato, for tho latter  is suro to look humpy and clumsy on  a fine ground, even though skilfully  handled. . Always-place tho stamped  linen in an embroidery hoop before  beginning work.  Sheets aro .stamped exactly in the  middle of the top end, about two or  threo inches from tho hem, with the  top of tho letter toward the middle  of the sheet, so that the letter roads  correctly when sheet is turned back.  Pillow cases are marked in the same  manner, with letters two inches  above the liom, tho lower end of letters.  glass  and  SELECTED RECIPES.  Ornngo. Frappe.���������Two. tablespoons  orango syrup, two tablespoons shaved ice, fill with tclfczer, shake and  strain.  Egg Phosphate.���������Two tablespoons  orange syrup, ono egg, broken into  tho glass, fill with ico Cold .s'odn,  flhake, add a dash of phosphate,  jxjur out, grate a nutmeg ovcr tho  ���������top, and servo witli a straw.  Frosted Coffeo���������Fill a glass half  full of cracked ice, ami ndd two  lumps of sugar. Pour tho colTco  ovor slowly, boiling hot, shako and  si rain, add cream to suit, an'd servo.  .Raspberry Posh.���������Two tablespoons  raspberry syrup, two tablespoons of  cream, half a glass of cracked ice,  fill with seltzer shako and strain.  Olive and Tongue Sandwiches.���������  Stone and mince olives, seasoning  with whito pepper, then pound to a  smooth  pnslc,  spread  t';> on  WHAT TO DO WITH  STAINS.  Iodine Stains'.���������Wash with alcohol,  then rinse in soapy water.  Scorch Stains.���������Wet thc scorched  place, rub with soap and bleach in  thc sun.  Soot Stains.���������Rub the spots with  dry meal beforo tending tho clothes  to   th'o  wash.  Crass Stains���������Saturate the spot  thoroughly with kerosene, then put  in  the waslitub.  Blood Stains.���������Soak in cold water,  then wash in warm water with plen-  tv- of-soap,_after_wards_boil.   "Mildew���������Soak in a weak solution  of chloride oT lime for several hours,  tlien wash with cold water and soap.  Ink Stains.���������Soak in sour milk. If  a dark stain remains rinse ia a weak  solution of chloride of lime.  Verdigris.���������Salt und vinegar will  remove thc worst spots of verdigris  on brass or copper. Wash" oil with  soap and water, and polish with. a  whiting wet with alcohol.  Cu'case Suots���������Hot water and soap  generally remove theso. If fixed toy  long standing, uso ether, chloroform,  or nuphtha. All three of those  must ho used away from either firo  or artificial light.  force  of  ���������deeds to their credit. In fact, thc  mounted polico of Canada have since  thoir organization presented a fascinating interest to civilization peculiarly their own. There is no  othor instance in tlio empire building  rc.'ord of the British people where  so small a body of armed men have  accomplisKcil so much with so little  actual report to arms. Famed in  song and story as lho explorers of  Princo Rupert's Land and tho preservers of the peace of a domain as  wide as from tho Missouri River to  the Pacific Qccan and from. New Orleans to Boston, this splendid army  of vctoian fighters was constructed  upon a nucleus of bu.t three liimdrcd  plainsmen.  It is an alluring story for tho English' speaking world to contemplate.  Tho reign of the Canadian police extends ovcr a hostile country lying between the forty-ninth and sixty-first  parallels of latitude and "the 101st  and 13 6th degrees of -longitude. Today there aro twenty-four hundred  members of tliis body. In 1S73;  wlien tho force was organized, it consisted of three hundred. It was in  tho following year Iliat the small  army invaded the unknown Prince  Rupert's Land, as all. this section  was then known. For years the original'force-controlled . this colossal  empire, iidiabiled by fierco tribes of  Indian warriors and fiercer bands of  white desperadoes. ��������� Tlie. gradual Increase of population necessitated adding to tlie force.  - FAR NORTHERN BOUNDARY.  HOUSEKEEPING HELPS. -  Many kinds of provisions are cheaper when bought in quantities, and  there is" always comfort in having a  supply at hand. Soap may bo bought  by the box and tlie longer it is kept  the better it will bo. Starch will  keep indefinitely. Borax is a very  useful article, and a box of it should  bo found on.the shelves of every kitchen or pantry. It is good' for  softening hard water, either for the  toilet or laundry. Uso it liberally  about the kitchen sink and it will remove all disagreeable odors. A  strong, hot solution of borax and  wator poured down the drain pipes  purifies and disinfects them.  There are many tasks that may be  performed while .sitting down if one  has an old olficc stool in the kitchen.  If you havo a high chair for which  you have no further use thc top may  be sawed off, to mako a stool of it.  Paring vegetables, ironing and wiping dishes aro not tiresome tasks  when one sits down to do tliem.   , ��������� ,   NOW THEY   ARE  STRANGERS.  Edylli���������"Jnek" proposed last night,  and after I accepted him. I thought  ho would never stop kissing me."  Mnyiuc���������"IIow nlco of him 1 But  thin J then that's tho way hc always doca." [  ' To-day tliose cavalry scouts penetrate far - beyond tho Arctic circle  and maintain law and order among  tho "Indian tiibes that spread out  into t'he icebound north, where the  red men's skin gradually clears and  gives place to tlie Esquimau. From  the American border on tho soutii  to the Arctic Sea on tho north, a  dhvloncc of two thousand miles, and  from Manitoba on Uie east to British  Columbia on thc west, a distance of  eight hundred milos, theso men exorcise civic control.  It wa.s to this veteran force that  tlio empire appealed in its darkest  moments, when the Boer sharpshooters were "destroying the English regulars. Many oi the Canadian mounted riflemen who died at Heart's River and fought the republican forces  at Spion Kop were drawn from those  riders of the Western plains. It was  this leaven that formed tho Canadian  regiments sent to South Africa into  such .a fighting corps similar in mobility and uccuracy of riflo to tho  Boer commanders. A generation beforo the*! samo rough riders had  been called upon for tho hard work  in advance of British regulars in  pill ting~down_thc_Riel���������rebellion���������in  lhe Noithwo.st. These two flercn  conflicts established thc met tie of  these men, as a hundred fhurp battles with Indians and outlaws all  over tho Northwest had before and  since tested their red  blood.  As rapidly as tlio Territories aro  organized tlio militia system supplants tho mounted police. Therefore thr.y will bo confined lo the  Mackonvio land, Athabaska end tho  unnamed region beyond tho inlets of  the Arctic Ocean within a short  time. To-day the outposts of civilization on Great Bear Lake and lhe  valley of the "Mackenzie Itiver, tho  Mississippi of tho North, arc marked  by tho presence of a singl.; red coat,  nnd curious as it may appear, this  lonely sentinel, tlie only symbol of  British authority for hundreds of  miles, i.s surTicient to preserve order  among the "lio.lt wild tribes who supply tho Hudson Bay Company with  its "fur treasure in that distant land.  'Jn Calgary, nearly two thousand  miles from Chicago, the peoplo do  not con-si/lor tliem'selvos 'nnywhero  near tlio 1-order of civilization toward the North'. Hero is located lhc  great barracks of - the police, but  throe 'hundred miles north. Edmonton, a city of 10,000,- is'*"lho northern terminus of tlie Canadian Pacific Ra>lroad.    Then for  ANOTHER THOUSAND MILES  oidin.try commercial relations aro  maintained through 1'hc chain, of  Hudson. Bay trading posts. Not  until that remote region is reached  do Canadians begin to see the borders of I'heir empire. In fact tlie  react! Hi vor country, that land of  promise which i.s being sought by so  many Americans to-day, Is fivo hundred miles north" of Edmonton. Here  tlio Americans aro to-day raising  wheat nnd oats, in a land whore  vegetation was a few years ago  suppose:! to ho absolutely extinct.  This gives an Idea of tlie tremendous  B. C. Powers, tho old trader at Bon  ton. to whoop up the supply. It was  located at thc junction of tho   Belly  and    St. Mary's    rivers.    Tho name  was changed in (honor of  COLONEL MACLEOD.  The mounted police stations were  gradually extended north. They  reached tlie present site of Calgary,  ono hundred and fifty miles north,  t'ho following year, lt was here that  a cuiious character of history was  found���������Sam Livingston. Ho was located in a natural fort at tho confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers  and deed out an existence trading  with the Indians. Ho was an American, wiio had come West as a child  with "Kit" Carson. Then and for  ycais afterwarid Livingston claimed'  absolute domain as far as his rifle  would shoot in nny direction. The  extraordinary character resides horo  to-day, one of the ties that bind  tho present witli the early part of  tlie last century. It was sonic timo  ago that tho old man mado a trip  down to Winnipeg, a spot he ha'd not  visited in seventy years. Ho declared that "medicine" had been put in  his eyes when ho saw tho tall buildings. Ho witnessed the movements  of an electric car then for tho first  time, and again declared . it more  "medicine"  than real.  Thc mounted police barracks at  Calgary aro a spacious park, including many buildings.- Lieutenant Colonel Sanders is in command. Commissioner Perry resides ut Regina,  capital of th'o Territories, six hundred miles further cast, but this is  the important post, since it is the  point wliero the Canadian Pacific  Railroad lines cross for tlio cast and  west, norlh and soutli. Tlio police  are attired in cavalry trousers, a  bright red tunic and whito helmet.  They carry two. heavy revolvers and  a Snidor carbine. Strung out in  every direction ovcr thc plains, the  polico arc prepared by this chain lo  convoy news off thc railways witli re-  marikable celerity. They ride in relays nnd couriers reacli the Arctic  circles from tho American border easily at the rate of one hundred milos  a day. Two score men arc maintained in tho Calgai-y barracks for  emergency duly and are rushed ou  in relays as desired. Regular military discipline is maintained and*any  man permitting a prisoner to escape!  It wns tlio dashing Mounted Polico  Captain Penny who took from Sitting Bull tho huge gold watch tho  old Indian chief had snatched from  tlie still qutvoring corpse of llio daring Custer on tho bloody field of tho  Ijttie Big Horn and returned it to  Mrs. Custer. Tliotigli th'o Sioux liad  just 'destroyed more than twice, as  many fino cavalry troopers as Captain Penny confronted him with, his  braves seemed cowed by th'o vcry  knowledge of their bloody victory  and ofTcroU no violence to the small  body of Canadian polico.  JUDICIAL FOWF.H.  Tliose fighting men Have no authority within towns and cities through  tlio Territories to mako arrests except wlien tho crimps aro committed  beyond such municipal bounds. However, tliey act as a militia force, to  be called In whenever tlie ordinary  constabulary aro unablo to maintain  order Tlie troopers do regular patrol work and ride by th"ir chain  Systran Trom the American line to thc  Arctic circle in thoir relay system. It  is one of llio marvels of t'he many  curious things witnessed in tho Far  NoitK���������the presence, of single red-  coated men, grim and silent, keeping  in check Hundreds arid even thousands of Indians and their wilder  half-breed companions. It is thc certainty, however, iliat if violence is  done one of t'hese men retribution is  swift that gives tliem the amazing  command of turbulent forces altogether out of proportion to their  ability to enforce the laws. The  police commissioner or highest officer present sils ns a court -ind disposes of nil cases brought by tlie  scouts, with littlo regard for the  hairsplitting technicalities of tlie legal fraternity. The. guilt or the innocence is determined not infrequently  upon hearsay evidence, but it is eminently satisfactory to tlie law abiding pcoj'.la. The American settlors  aro the loudest in their po-nisx; of  this strange system that cmibraccs  both' civil an'd criminal jurisdiction,  with little liope of guilty men evading  it.  USED CORPSE LYMPH.  London    Paper's    Charge Against  English Doctors.  The London Morning Leader publishes a sensational article, dealing  with what arc described as "revolting experiments on London children."  During tlie lato smallpox epidemic  in London, a number of children  wero vaccinated with lymph from, tho  bodies of dend smallpox patients. "It  wns made into calf lympli fust, but  its origin wa.s the human corpse.  Tliere is no mistake about it.  "It was in 1S01 that thore. was a  strain of lymph raised in London,  and used for tlie vaccination of children, from corpses of smallpox  patients in Glasgow. Tho procession of the: smallpox'pulp on its way  lo the children was through three  monkeys and an unaseertainable number of calves. On October -3 material  was removed from thc fourth calf,  ancl all we aro told is that 'it was  subscjuciitly employed for tlie vaccination cf other calves, a strain of  r j lymph heinsr tlius obtained which  t continued to givo excellent results  both on children nn'd calves.' "   -r "  TEACHING  HIM A LESSON.  is  sent  to  tho ponilontiaiy.     Tn  thc  isolated districts theso police     mnko j    A wealthy broker   is    so    fond   of  arresti;,  act  as judgo and  iury     ancl ,flowers    that    he    frequently spends  not infrequently as executing officer. ! somo  tin.c in unci  about  his plants.  This    complete    command    gives 'the |sometimes -  doing a little gardening  forco extraordinary influence oven nt  himsolf.  points so remote that Ihey could not  back their edicts by force.  POPULARITY OF THE FORCE.  Wliile the members of the  mounted  J"1,1 hiin to  police receive-but ninety- ccnls-a-dny-j-"-1   ���������'  A fow days ngo Iio I bought  he would water somo plants,    so  hc  caiied to his new coachman, wiio was  standing  near  a  watering-can.     and  iill  it and  bring it     to  surrounded  with such     n'man."  said     the importation,  coach'--  toucli-  biing   tliat  I'm  the     I'oai'li-  I'ring  j i      .      ... - t���������    ,1    i       leg   pardon;���������sir��������� 1-in���������tlie  and provender for their mounts,   ���������"���������������' ���������   ' '  service is    surrounded  with such     "i-r     i :- i   i  halo  of romance  that  lho adventur- j" f[ J.11,",    ?,   ,.       ,,    .  ���������,,  ous and  the    restless  of all  nations! ,     ������������������������*���������;���������  }.,u,t "  M  1,S*'t  vie with one another in securing tlii'|ial>  l,,!lc'  positions.     Since tho  American     oc-]  cupotion     tho countiy has so  rapid-i  ly  settled   up   that  tho  service    has I  retrograded   because of  thu  lack     of ,  exciting duty.    But to-day it includes I  a    fine    body   oi    cavalry,  lendy to !  l.iovo 'day or  night on  the slightest i    ,.,.,   ,. .. .,      ,, ... ���������  proTomt on.       To tho readiness    of        ������/'* '   ���������,     ,i,*     n'/.n'  Uicse raiders    of thc plains to move  '?^1,ln!,n'1 aml   ,an l  "l,,(*   Ul������  C",n*  from point to point, make time ond  J\������������-  ���������^������������������-     B--  "^  ������*���������     ';' c  shoot quick is diio the extraordinary i,jI"<*" team hitclird   o lho family cai-  frcedom of the Canadian West   from | r'n-J������ "",������ 'L ,'������"i-.   ";,v"     '*?  lawlessness.       On  the  American sido!of  U\������ 0,rtlera  ,,*le  ������"  iMa  l,ov-  Wllh  of tho border, soutli of Maclood, thc]^",  cow    punchers    go  armed  and     tho  "l-'c paitlon,  man."  "Well, well, I know tliat  tlio can horo.    I want  it."  Tho lonchnian  touched his 'li.it nnd  si 111     made     tho  sumo  reply.     Tluii  the  "bad" man flourishes his weapon, always conspicuously displayed. Tho  lino is the limit of this sort of thing.  T'ho desperado who rides across is  forced to discard his- weapons. If ho  resists lie is confronted with certain  death. The road agents who have  periodically raided tho transcontinental trains passing through' Montana, when put.sued, rte'i: close lip to  the Canadian lino, hi.t seldom cross.  Tho Canadian Pacific express trains,  richly laden with tho treasure of 'the  Orient passing through to tho imperial coffers, aro immune from tho  attack of bandits. Tlicsc outlaws  realize that on that sido can bo found  day and.night several hundred men  as well armed and as well mounted  ns they, who-know tlie country bettor and wiio can move' faster on  slight notice tlian nil tlie sheriff posses tlio .Western States could organize. Upon the same theory to ann a  number of rnsoltilo men nnd keep  them with their mounts ever ready  to go aboard a fast train to pursue  train robbers, the Canadian West  dominates llio lawless "gun fighters"  of tho Territories. It is the display  of force und preparedness.  Tlio conciiainn touched his hat  again respectfully and went. Presently he drove up in style,  "Now," said tho broker, "drive to  vhere thnt can is; and yon, ostler,  piik it up, get back on tlio box,  drive round to the stable wilh t'he  coai'limnn, fill it witli watr-r. ami  havo him drive you back again."  It war, done, and tCiu can brought.  filled.  "Now, ostler," sai.l tlie broker,  "you may go. Coachman, you remain where you are. I may need  you Hgain. Don't drive away iintil  I civo you  leave."  Tho    ronrlimnn    saved his dignity,  but he sat on tho seat of that coach  for two hours after tlio broker   had  flnishe.1' watering ��������� tlio  llowers.  ��������� .   ������������������+ :  BIRDS THAT SHAVE.  Man ' has a rival in tho art of  shaving in a South American bird  called the "motmot" which actually  begins shaving on arriving at maturity. Naturally adorned with long  bluo tail feathers, it is not satisfied  wilh them in thoir natural state, but  with its beak nips ofT tho web on  each sido, leaving only a littlo oval  tuft at th'o end of each.  G-ENERAX  INFORMATION.  Tit-Bits   of  Knowledge Which You  Should Know.  Tlio^average Japanese soldier is not  moro than Ti feet 4 Inches high.  Every fifth boy in India ia at  school,  and only every firtlctli .girl.  It i.s n curious fact in natural history tliat no bird can fly backwards.  Thero     uro     more    than  4,000.000  steel pens used up every day in England.  Morocco la tho most important  Stato that is absolutely without a  newspaper.  Paris 'has the biggest debt of any  city in tho world. It amounts to  $100,000,000.  Tho largest serpent ever meaatrretl  was a Mexican onncondn, whicli was  found to bo S7 feet in length'.  Tlio largest bronzo slatu.e in trio  world is that of Peter the Great at  St. Petersburg. It weighs 1,100  tons.  China Holds tlie world's record in  tho way of evecutions. Thoro are  at least 12.0C(0 legal executions  yearly.  Illio cheapest municipal tenements  are those owned by Dublin, where  two rooms can be rented for 50 cents  a week.  So light is the touch' of the native barber of India that he can  shave a customer while asleep without waking him.  Scientists estimate that thero is  energy enough in fifty acres of sunshine to run tho machinery of tho  world,  could it ho concentrated.  Rheumatism ifl almost' unknown in  Japan. Tho Japaneso escape th'o  malady to a great degree by avoiding thc excessive use of alcohol and  tobacco.  Tho village of Ncuinvjlilcn 'OWost-  ph'alin) boasts of a laborer who has  been working on thc same farm for  seventy-eight years. He is now retiring into the workhouse.  - In the dominions of thc British  Empire alono 3,000 individuals vanish every y_car without leaving any  indications as to their whereabouts  or over appearing again.  Great Britain, France," and Germany produce 65,000,000 pins every  'day, according to last year's statistics. Of this number Great- Britain alone manufactures 53,000,000.  Tho finest-looking people of JSuropc  it is slatod, aro tho Tziganes, or  gipsies of Hungary. Physically th'ey  are splendid specimens of men and  women,  nnd nro rarely ill.  Tlio common house-fly sounds tlio  rote F in flying. This moans that  its winces vibrato 335 times a second. Thc honey-beo sounds A, implying 1-10 vibrations to tlio .second.  In the tropical northern territory  ot South' Australia, travellers need  not carry a compass. The district  abounds-' with the nests of the magnetic or meridian ant. The longer  axo.s of those nests'point due north  and'south'. t,  Jn fasting feasts tlio sect known as  the Jains, in India, is far ahead of  all rivals. Fasts of from thirty to  forty days aro very common, an'd  once a year the people abstain from  food  for  seventy-five  days. -  A merchant in Russia can bo *de-  claicd bankrupt if his liabilities exceed 51,000 and he lias not tlie ready-  cash to meet Itre'ra. He can bc arrested, and his detention 'depends on  thc will of hi.s creditors.  There hns just been buried at  Stand Church. Whitelield. Mr. John  B'.illougis, who 'nas lived in one  street all his life���������namely, eighty-  seven years, and died in a houso opposite to Uio one in which he was  bom.  The family of a dead Japanese  soldier ereti as a pension about onc-  tliird of tho pay of his rnnk'.' This  would givo the widow of a private  SI .25 a month; of a first lieutenant  SO.25; of a captain. ?7.50; and to  tho widow of a colonel $25 a month.  Waterloo, a (own in Towa, lias a  cliurcli for whicli onu immense glacial boulder furnished practically .all  the material. The huge stone before  being blasted wa.s 28 feet high, 30  feet Wide, nnd 20 feet thick. It was  estimated   to wr-iph  5,125,000  lbs.  It is asserted by a sculptor that  thc human  foot  i.s  becoming smaller.  -Thi'���������iiiivsculini*  foot  of _twenty cen-  ���������I uries niro wns about twelve inches"  lon;;. The average man's foot of  to-day is racily fitted with a No.  SJ hh'oc. which is not. above ten inches nn'l  seven-sixteenths  in  length.  The law of France requliiiui nil  fenir.cn to deposit 'A per cent, of  their wages with the Government is  applicable to fishermen, and this  fund so collected i.s used to create a  Ker\Ue pension payable to all who  have wrv������l twen'y-'hi* years undir  the French ting on the sens.   ������������������   THE FINGEH PRINT.  Identification by lingcr-prir.t is generally supposed to bo quite a modern  European detective doiice; but it appears that it was employed in Korea.  1,200 years ago. Tho Rev. Mr. Coil-  yor, a former missionary in Korea,  in an nddrcss to the Anthropological  Society, stated that he had been able  to trace back its use for 1,200 years  in tlie' deeds for the sale c-f slaves.  The slave was required to placo her  hand���������all the slaves were women���������  upon tho sheet of paper on which  tho deed was written, and the outline of the fingers and thumb wan  traced, after which en inta impress  of each of tl.e lingers was taken,  ftfr. Collycr's experience of the Koreans led "him lo describe thein as a  people of keen mental capabilities,  sharp-witted, and always ready with  an anecdote.  OTECTION nm CATTLE  DR.   KOCH   ON TRANSMISSION  OP  CONSUMPTION.  Tho    Finding of    tho  Royal Commission Is Not Ultimate  Report.  The     Yorkshire,      England.     Post .  says :���������  Far from being convinced bj- tha  recent report of the Royal Commission on tuberculosis. Dr. Koch, in a  privatu letter to Dr. G. A. Heron,  ro-alfirms his belief with regard to  human and bovine tuberculosis. Dr.  Heron has obtained Dr. Koch's permission to send to tho Lancet tho  following authorized translation of a,  portion of lhe letter :  lt will interest you to hear that  tho experiments which wero mads at  my suggestion in tho Imperial Institute of Public Health concerning human and bovjno tuberculosis aru  practically complete, Mid quite bear  out my views. These experiments  wero carried out on such a numlier  of animals and with so mucli caro  that th'oy aio, I firmly believe, incontrovertible. Besides this, thceo  experiments wero made during my  absence, in Africa, and therefore wero  not influenced by mo. They provo  that bovine and human tuberculosis  ara dillcrcnt from one anoher. Cattlo  cannot be infected with bovine tuberculosis. This work will be published in detail in a few months.  RESULT OF EXPERIMENTS.  Dr. Heron points out that beforo  Dr. Koch first broached his theory���������  Congress on Tuberculosis ia 1901���������ha  submitted tlio experiments and evi-  denca on which it was based to a,  committee of acknowledged experts,  of whom tho lato Prof. Virchow waa  one. On tho other hand, says Dr.  Heron, there has as yet been no publication nor, so far as the public  know, any expert examination of tho  experimental evidence ou which the  Royal Commission bnse their dissent from Dr. Koch and their support of tha view almost universally  held bcroro the London Congress.'  Until such publication or examination takes place. Dr. Heron observes,  "thoso ablo to estimate tho worth oi  cvidonco got by experiment con form,  no opinion as to the valuo of tho  experiments on which our commissioners hnvs founded their views"���������  and "it is probable wc sliall, when  that time arrives, have additional  important evidence for our guidance  in coming to ,a definite conclusion"'  by tho detailed' publication of Dr.  KocK'a expcriineals as indicated ia  his letter.  NOT ULTIMATE REPORT.  It must bo remembered, that tho  Royal Commission is still sitting,,  and that the report already published is but an interim report. Its  publication was justified by the need  to give tho public at tiio earliest  possiblo moment somo guidance as  'to a question affecting largo public  interests, and when they wero onco  conceived of tho general trend" of tho  evidence this could bo given, even  though tho detailed report was then  far from ready. Whilst, therefore,  thero is little difficulty in showing  that an interim.'report is not a. final  report, and that specialists will require to await the latter before being convinced one way or another, it  should bo remembered that there is -  a considerable difference between tho  conduct of experiments by a singlo  person, and that by a Royal Commission.  VALUE OF JUDGMENT.  In the latter case the experiments  are capable of being automatically  checked by exports as they arc made,  so that the more interim report of  th'o Commission may be said, in a  sense, to take equal rank with Dr.  Koch's statement of his views, supported as he is by the endorsement  of his experiments by thc experts to  whom ho has submitted them. Tho  general public, at any rate, will lw  content, wo think, so far to accept  the Commissioners' recent report" as  to hold not only tliat the burden of  proof rests, as before, with Dr.  Koch, but ��������� that even if the promised publication of his experiments,  seems strongly to bear out his view,  it will bc necessary to await, and  to givo at least  equal care and con������  -sidcrniion-to���������tho -final-repor.t_of_th������   Boyal Commission of eminent physi.  cians over whom Sir Michael Foa<  tor presides.  FARMING IN EN'GLAND.  Bashful Began (after a long pause)  ���������"I'm a-thinking I shall go an' list  for a sojer, Widow Skelly." "Faith,  then, it's a poor sojer you'll moke*"  "Phawtdo yoz mane?" "Oh, nothing ! Only a man who knpes on  callin' on a widdy for a couple of  years without pluck enough to shpak  his moin'd, 'asn't the makin' of a  sojer in him."-  Sometimes a man's love for horses  is but a hobby.  Eng'K'h agricultural statistics for  1C03, show a further sensational do  cline in th'o British farming industry.  Tho reduction in tho area under tha  plough, which lias gono on bodily  since 1S75, with three slight checks  in 1SS5, 1K9-1 nnd ISO?, steadily continues Last year 172.000 acres  were withdrawn from arable cultivation. This bringi tho total below  15,500.000 acres or .'1,000.000 less  than it '.vas thirty years ago. Tlfcro  was a decrease of 3 45,000 acres in  the land u.ndcr wheat, reducing t'ho  area to 1.582.000 acres. Tho barley,  acrcapo fell by 51,000 acres to 1.-  858,000 acres. This is the lowest on  record. Lands in potato cultivation  were less by nearly 10,000 acres.  RUSSIAN   PUBLIC-HOUSES.  A remarkable scene was witnessed  a few years ngo, when the Czar of.  Uussia ordered that tho private manufacture of "Vodka (the- national  drink) should cease, and that tho  business should be taken over by tho.  State and conducted on temperance  lines. Thc new State monopoly w,-.*i  inaugurated in a remarkable wny.  Priests attended at all the drinking  shops by official command, and conducted special services. The public-  houses were dedicated to Gcd, anil  prayers offered tliat under the new  regime drunkenness might be abolished and tho spiritual welfare of tho  people improved.  Ho���������"Your sparkling eyes would  out-sparkle the .most precious diamond." She���������"Why don't you mako  thc test?" He took the hint and  bought a ring. ^SS2K2*CT3S2������3!^Xai=;3Z!23==SnKEr3aSCEE  g-CTTirjagsfTF*?!*'  ISiB-rty Yea?  ���������he P?,ii?jSJo.  'a  Before  Actuai' Uss.  Thev are the product of money, brains anil experience- substantial Piano-! for people wim buy, but one instrument in a  life time. 'I'hey look well, sound well and wear well. Yet  with all their goodness they are sold at a reasonable price on  easy term*. A i-ard with your name and address' will bring  vou our illustrated catalogue .'ind an explanation of our easy-  time system oi payments, of which you may avail yourself, no  matter where you live.  .  MASQP4    &P   R3SCIM    PiAftO   GO., [LTD.   g  -;-. KING STREET WEST,  TORONTO, ON   .  J. fclacSeod, Agent, Second Street.  SALE OF MINERAL AND PLACER CLAIMS FOR UNPAID TAXES.  I hereby give notice that on Monday, the Seventh day of November, A. D., 1904, at  thc hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court House, Revelstoke, I shall offer for  sale by public auction, if the total amount due is not sooner paid, the mineral or placer  claims in the list hereinafter set out, of thc persons in said list hereinafter set out, of which  Crown Grants have been issued, for all unpaid taxes accrued clue and payable on thc 30th  day of June, 1903, or accrued due and payable at any 30th day of June subsequent to thc  date of the issue of the Crown Grants, and remaining' unpaid at thc 31st day of December,  1903, and for lhc expenses ot advertising this notice.  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED.  NAM'13 OF  I'liltSO.V  11. B. Angus aiul Sir T. G. Shaugnessy  i'ish iii ver Copper fc Silver Min. Co. Ltd  The Carnes Crock Consolidated Gold  Mining Co. Ltd. Liability   DUSCltllTlON OF CLAIM.  Hope.  ^^^^^wgCT.g7mr^^r!rwryy^o^r^T)rragsrir--g  Revelstoke Herald'and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published overy Tlnirsilny. Subscription $2  per year.   Aururtising rates on npiilieittlnn.  Changes of ailvert isonientrf must be in before  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printing iii all Its branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Tuuksday, Oct. 20,.1'ML  WHAT NEXT?  "Better terms" fur British Colnniliiii  ���������always providing tho Dominion  Government is sustained! "Provincial  Autonomy" for -the North "West Territories���������always providing, the Dominion Govern ment has a majoviiy ! Tliat  is a- pretty fair' bribe, hut"��������� ejuite. in  keeping, with the- policy propounded  in 1S98 by those now in power, .who  scaled, the Treasury-' benches by de-.  ceiviug the people !  .Why not add to the list? "Why not.  tell  the lumbermen���������those' who.have  invested   hundreds   of   thousands   of  i  dollars���������that if tliey vote for Sir AV'il-  frid Laurier, there will lie a "saw oif."  That the Government will refuse to  increase the protective tarill' on cattle  and the products thereof, unless those  interested (in "Manitoba and the Terri;  tories) consent to have lumber protected. "Why uot a "gold brick" foi  the lumbermen? "Wero'not the various labour unions offered one when  the Aliens' Restriction Bill was introduced for a second leading, on the olli  of August (after Parliament had.lieen  in session Five "Months), read a second time on the Gib. sent to the Senate on the Sth when it was fully  understood   that   the   House     would  time being, one of tho greatest industries in the Province.  To be sure, Mr. Galliher, who appeals for re-election, urged the Government to .put a duty on lead, equal to  that of the Dingley Tariff (two and  one-eighth cenis per pound) when  forced to faco tho question���������Voted  Aoaixst any protection for mining or  any other industries: but lie deferred  the election in Kootenay, because be,  politically speaking, -preferred, playing  with loaded dice. lie imagined that  one chance remained, namely, the  possibility of a government victory  and Ilie impressinu it might m.-il;c  upon vacillating voters. "What of  thai"' Well, we are under the impression that those he has insulted by  sucli unfair tactics, will keep the 22nd  of November in mind, aiul mark their  ballots against him. Let. I lie. Kootenay electors maintain and assert their  self respect. Surely, tbo dose is too  nauseous to swallow !  A. Sinclair, et al-, .'.   David H. Wilson   Frank Young   J. 11. Hoare   David H. Wilson   ti  J. M. Robinson, Alberta M. Moore....  E. G. Mover   R. A. F. Moore........  " Ole Aroog, Euos Moyer  and It. A. F. Moore ;'.....  .1*.  M.  Robinson,  E.   F.   Moyer,   and  li. A. F. Moore   The B. C. Southern Railway Co ....  Craig, Northey ancl McCarty   Silver Queen Mining Co. Ltd. Ly ...  Ml  BORDEN'S  A NNO UN CEMEN T.  Copper Hill  Copper Fraction .  Silver Bow   Copper Crown ...  Scotia   Kli/.abeth   Edinburgh.......  Rosebery   Coronation   Jiinpire Fraction.  Kingdom   Salisbury   Arsenic ... ....  J ubilee Fraction..  Imperial .....   Brunswick   Gloucester   Crown Point.....  Bonanza. King ...  Lust Chance  Alice    Alice Fraction ...  Alberta   Josie   Vera...   Ogoiitz    Lot No. 1700, Group 1  XV i  giie elsewhere the announcement by Mr. Borden as to the raihvay  policy of the Liberal-Conservative  party in regard, lo tbe building of a  uew transcontinental railway and the  attitude taken respecting I he demands  of the Province for Bet ter .Terms.'' It  is scarcely possible to exaggerate the  importance'of the explicit statement  of what is proposed.  All. doubt as-to-the defiuitenessof  the Liberal-Conservative method of  dealing with 'the proposed railway is  entirely  eliminated.     Mr. Borden not  Michael D. Shea   ,.  it  if  tl  Jas. Al. Aikins, et al   ,t  C. Menhcnick, .1. .1. Foley, el al...  C. Menbeiiick and .1. .J". Foley.."...  .1. Abrahaiiison *   A. Abrahaiiison and Ii". If. Boiui.ie  A. Abrahamson, F. 11. Bourne, c-t.-il..  W. 11. Clark   Minnesota Mining & Dev. Co. Ltcl ...  .(  t.  North western Uev. Syndicate*. Ltd ..  Brown, Clark, Burns and McKenzie ,-.- Dunclas  Glenside   Lake View   Canadian Girl   Grey Wolf   G rey Wolf Fraction  Reel Fox   Red Fox   Red Fox Fraction.  Black Bear   Black Bear Fract..  black Fox    BlaokFox Fraction  Golden Hope   Golden Age   Ynglo American fct  I. X. L   Producer   Snow Bird   Tiio   Yankee    Don Fraction   St. Blmo   imperial   Balfour   Rossland   .Morning Star   "White Quail   President   I ola _. .......'  Banner/..'..". A..".. '���������'  Nellie   Kmpress   Kitty   Oom Paul   Nellie Fraction....  Gold Finch.   27S0  27S1  27S2  27Sa  27&t  27S5  2S7U  3354  3801  3355 ���������  3350  3357  3358  3359  3300  4351:  275S  2750  2058  200U  2057  2001  4285  428������  ���������4283  42S2  42S1  1705  4705  2201  2200  2205  2413  2411  2208  25S2  2200  2207  1797  4005  4000 .  1782  1795  1790  4077  4582  4583  4581  477S  4777  4775  4574  4577  457S  .30S4-  'SllSn  5070  5071  ���������  '5072 -  5073  507-1-  5054  58-13  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  ,1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  UNPAID  TAXliS  $20 00  78 00  51 00  10 50  78 00  10 50  10 50  10 50  40 00  70 50  5S 75  52 50  78 00  00 00  73 50  7S 00  48 75  20 00  20 00  20 00  20 00  20 00  0 00  ���������18 00  48 00  52 00  52 00  52 00  13 00  20 00  72 00  -t 50  51 00  ' 7 50  2 50  72 00  2 50  (1(1 00  2 50-  30 00  ' 39 00  0 00  31 50  30 00  30 00  38 25  19 00  5 00  25 00  7 00  13 00 .  11 00-  20 00  20 00  19 00  ' 10 75  9 50  20 00  2-1 50  20 00  7 50  2 50 ���������  20 50  17 50  liXlUSNSKS  Ilh'     AIIV lilt-  Tiai.NCi  $2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  : 2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  '2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  ��������� 2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  .2 00  2 00  2 00  ���������2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  $23 00  50 (H)  53 00  J 2 50  80 01)  12 50  12 50  12 50  51 00  72 50  00 75  51 50  80 00  02 00  75-50  SO 00  50 75  2S 00  28 00  28 00  28 00  . 28 00  8 00  50 00  50 00  51 00  51 00  51 00  15 00  2S 00  71 00  0 50  53 00  0 50  ���������I 50  7-1 00  4 50  OS 00  ���������I 50  41 00  41 00  8 00  30 50  32 00  32 00  40 25  21 00  7 00  27 00  !) 00  15 00  13 00  2S 00  28'00  21 00  12 75  Jl 50  2S"00  20' 50  'JS 00  9 50  ��������� -I- 50  22 50  19 50  FRED  FRASER, Assessor,  Revelstoke Assessment District,  Revelstoke,  B. C.  only announces the plan decided upon  prorogue on tlie 10th and naturally j in a general way so as to indicate the  nothing could be done. What a chance: principles upon which his policy is  to appeal to the cupidity of those who I based, but he enters into details of the  control a number of vote.-. Why does i scheme, showing that he has thought  Mr._Gallilier__pyerlu������k_j^  opportunity:- Tin- electimi in Koote-1 ft not only eliminates doubt ns to the Not less gratifying tn the people of  nay has been deferred: it. takes place j Liberal-Conservative policy on the this Province is the announcement  on the 2^nd of .November, an.I nl)>:s a; railway question, but it eliminates j that Mr. Borden as Premier will give  vast field of opportunism l'������,i-a Govern-; '-lie Grand Trunk Pacific Railway as a, j bis  immediate attention to th  ! sel  unnecessary duplication of the Intercolonial, and the reduction in rates  which a decreased cost, of construction  will render possible.  Ancl above ail, the covintry will own  the rond when built, and will not be  saddled wilh a huge liability not represented in an available asset. Compare that method with the cumbrous,  hybrid, involved and enormously ex-,  pensive line to ���������which the country is  committed if the Liberals are returned  to. power   GOT THE CREDIT  3IUST BEAR BLAME.  ���������io grmv-  ineiit that -ecim-d power by deception. | sr.-hemo worthy of support in any of ances of wliich the Province complains,  vaulted into  the Treasury b,  he.-, mi j its features by Lhe people of Canada,  the strength of public confidence, and ]     rilli   Ui,tM.it|.Oni-i.,'ervatm;K   when "n  For some years after the Laurier  Government came into power there  was a large increase in Canadian exports. The Government did nothing  to promote this increase yet the Liberals claimed all the credit for it. However for the fiscal year ending June  30th, 1901. there was a decline of about  m  >A'  "t*.it-r ''-.  ruthlessly  enunciated  pledge  vas achieved.  trangled   every  fervently   power  '���������o soon as .-.uccrss  will .ii/t build lhe useless political end. which was foisted on the  propli- by a combination ol' eastern  The men i\ ho were false once, will i Liberals, anxious to reap the lempor-  be false again: but what ililfereiier-:-: ai y advantages of construction locally.  People like to be humbugged, hence j They will utilizes the Intercolonial  Sir AViifrid Laurier i= unite prepared : Railway as far as it goes, and thus  to allow Mr. Galliher in Kootena)' and i make it a profitable asset l.o the coun-  Mr. Ross  in  Yak-Cariboo, to publicly jf ry as part of   a  through   line  under  declare that they have I he ''assurance''  of the Premier that lumber will be  protected ��������� always providing the  Government is sustained. "We are  confident that those who believe in  British Columbia will not overlook the  past, and can candidly say tbat the  lumbermen of British Columbia will  make a terrible mistake, should tbey  elect   a   Government    supporter,    no  Government control.  Had the Liboral-Oonserv.-ittives been  iti power the Canada Atlantic would  never have passed inlo the bands of  the Grand Trunk, which with the proposed paralleling of the Grand Trunk  Pacific would completely botUo up tbo  Intercolonial, without,outlet and without hopes of ever being made to pay.  The western, middle arid, eastern  sections will begin simultaneously and  Ife will onipiire fully into the nature  of the representation.'; made as to our  claims for consideration, and if well-  founded will remedy our grievances  without delay. Th'.-i was all that was  asked of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and it  was denied lo us. Mr. Ilorclen has  bad the case of the Province carefully  under consideration, and be is satisfied  that tliere is at least prima facie evidence to warrant a. thorough investigation. This is all that is required.  Wo know Ihat the case is a sound one  ancl will, upon a careful hearing, result  in a verdict foi- our rights.  matter what  promises are made.    Let  them be true to themselves, and we j ,;,-,,itimie th rough lo completion. Thi  venture to predict that they will have  no reason to iegret asserting tlieir  lights. Even though the Government  succeeded in securing a majority, tin  active, intelligent and sincere representative, working in Opposition,  vould   force   the   hands of those who  will give thc Province of British Columbia the benches incidental to construction within its own limits. The  road will be built at a minimum of  cost, there will be no construction  companies   lo   make a profit, and the  sixteen million   dollars in  the value of  Canadian   exports   ns  compared with  those   of   the   fiscal year ending 1903.  For the month of   July, 1001. tho first  month of   tbe fiscal  year ending June  .'Will,   1905,   there   was   a   decline   of  $2,193,111) in   the  value of   exports  as  compared with the same month of the  previous year.     The  figures  for August anel September have, not yet  boen  published  by the Government and are  not   likely   to   be until after the elections.     If   the  decrease shown in thu  month of   July   continues throughout  the   twelve   months   the   decrease in  exports   will   be   about thirty million  dollars,   making   a   decline   of about  forty-six   million dollars in two years.  Now if the Laurier Government are to  be  given credit   for   tbe  increase   of  exports   during   the   early   years   of  Liberal administration thoy must take  the blame for- tbe great decline during  the closing years of Liberal rule.    If it  SOCIETIES.  --Rcd^Rose=ncKree-meets=fieeond=and-"ourt"!  Tuesdays, of each month; Wliito Roso Dcuroe  meets third Tuesday of each quarter, In Oddfellows Hall.  Visltinc brethren welcome  T. II. BA KER, H. COOKK,  President. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  RORiiIar meetings arc liold In the  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Kr|.  dayof each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  YC. II. M.EMINU.W. M  J. ACHESON, Kec.-See.  KOOTENAY STAK, P.. II. P.  Meets on First Tuesday of every month, In  T.O. O.K. Hall. .  j. >ciu:son. w. r.  J. II, AltMHTKON'u, ItECl,  Candidate Mackintosh is in the field  and is determined that "llig Rill" will  not   get   a. majority   of   the votes in  Kootenay if  'persistent work will pre-. .  vent   if.      "Cfbe   Governor" has  been   '-^"'^ attribute tbo foi'Mier increase  through    many   campaigns,   and     in  Kootenay   be-'   should   be,   at home in  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, C. C,  MEETS   EVERY   WEDNESDAY  In   Oddfellows'    Hull   nt 8  o'clock.    VIsIMiiB  Knights  are  cordially Invited.  CORDON ISKOCIC, 0. C.  BTEWA UT McHONA I/D, K. of It. A: S,  It. A. IIKOWN, M. of K.  'country   will   have  the advantage of  have   clone   much   to destroy, for the   ti,e saving  of the cost of building an  every camp a.nd town, in the lumber  camps he .should be well received, for  his party stands for a policy that  would shut out American lumber from  Manitoba awl tlm Northwest. In the.  mining towns', every working miner  should be bis friend, for be has shown  by bis actions that he is their friend.  And the result in Kootenay is in the  hands of tbe voters who work in the  lum ber camps and in tlie mines.���������  Nelson Tribune. >  to the beneficence of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and bis associates it is ec|Ua,Ily  fair to nslc why tbey are now reducing |  the exports? In the year J000 Libenil  candidates asked for tlie voles of l.ho  people on Ihe ground that there had  been a great increase! in exports that  year. Is it nol reasonable that those  who voted for Liberals in 11)00 on that,  account should vote against Ihoin in  11)01 because of the great decrease in  the value of exports?  Camp Mountain View, C. W. 0. W.  Mcels .In Selkirk Hull every Second nnd  Fourth Frldavrif ouch month at 8 p. 111. Visiting Chopper* cordially Invited lo attend.  I'. II. IIOtJIt.VE, Con. Com.  II. W. I5IJWA 111)3, Clerk.  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Il-mlili-J' liv*;, li*.*ii'..-A:is,  llHVtll     Ml   rll.l.l.r",     Ill-'U'.-''     Wc .t   .-  HOlltll   &r   flilllttS   I.t   ill".*   J'l.U'O   |.,*0'  DnttMl Ar.i*:iM :T'.!u li*"l.  Np.ii'lur "iliru.*.  Fmilti ���������������������;���������< ������.'Oiii".i' ;:r..*t." and i'i.  haul; ��������� >* k';x:w^ riv.r .'S.i-.-\A di:.:  t'l't'i'rt, tlirmv *-;i..I ������n) cli.'.in  eliain-J, I'n'r.tv u.': t !i.������ rU.in  cliiiiiiri tn|t!:n.'i' itf t:������������itii!i'.-ui'Oj;v  liAicA Aa������a;t -j:,'th. V.MI.  Xnui'iLi- Kour.  0������muHcnL'iti^ nt a jtnf.t i.u'.i-'.:i-d "1>. W<-f,ls<-v";>  n-irlii cast ������*..iui.t pn.it," and -.danted mi ihe i-ast  li:ial; t.f * aiLiu rivi-v aluitit miiu mili; ;tl������������vw lilacier  crtvk, llifiifu w.m*, ftU Hi-i'.ns tiVnuii muhIi SU  t'lia-iirt. Unncu i-iirft Suchaiii.-, lla-ncc utnth SO  chain:) to the -it-u'fuf i-miHuuiicciutfiit.  Dated August 2������t!i. 11)0-1- o  >*miibeil"ive  Couimcncli]^ at  i   HiavIc-.-.l ' 3).  'and   jd-.-il.-d un lii������'i-:wl  md t.ti-.-11-itf lriili">  :t N) c\l litis, i !'-��������� ���������lii-C  .���������*:���������   ������.'ii.'(���������.:>, l;M."i':('  iri.r.'.iOiu-i'iiK'Ui.  .1  ' D. \\\  ti.illVO    11'iMh   S*-  i.  I"1  ���������sal mavlcetl "H. Woolsey's  n irtli east covne-r past," ami planted v,\ the* v.e.st  lunk of Crtimti l-ivi-r about tvu  miles v.  ..������...- ... - -          . ,w��������� ..bovu the  in null of Claeier ovcuk, theme v.er-l &���������) ehaini,  theneo south bu t-haius, them-e cast Su eliains,  thv������n<*u north S'J chains to tho place of eonnnenee-  ment.  JJatetl Augnttt 2Dth, 1904.  Number Six.*  Commencing at n pu?i iim:Kcd "P. WooUoy's  south wost t'oniur post." and phuited un itie  eiisi btttik. of (Jnnoti river nlont 2 luileis uuive  'thu " mouili of (.ihn'Icr rreok. tliuui-e otivt Sj  chains, thence uonh S'J ehuins, thenee wtJi-tSw  chains, Ihence suuiii SO ehains tu tfic phite oi  coinmeueement.  li&icd August 20th, lflCtt.  Ktimb-jr Seven  Commonctnjrat a \h.m-i marked "D. V.*oo!se>'.  nurth en>t corner po.st," nnd planted on ihe  ���������west side of L'anoe riveraiul at the moiuli oi  Glacier creel:, iheue-O .\w������M-1(W vhains. thence  bouth -10 chains, thunee enst liiu chains, tbunco  north*40chains to tiiu place of commencement.  Dated August 27th. lflUJ.  Number Eight. .   '  ,  Commeneiug at a pun uuirked "D^ WooUcj^s  southwest conier pi^t," and pliiuted on tlie  ���������west bank of <'a:i".-e river at the mouth ol  Glacier creek, theneu east S- chrtiua. thenee  north SO chains, theneo west SO'eliains, thence  soutli S'J chains to tlie place of commencement  Dated August 27th, 100-1.  Number Nine.  Commencingat a postmarked "D. WoolseyV  norili east corner pun," plan ted on the wetr  bank of Canoe rivce about in:cc mites above  Glacier, creek, thence west SO chains, thenci  south SO chains, ttieneo east SO chains, thenct  north SOchaius to the place of commencement  -,;. Dated August 20th, lWt.  . Number Ten.  -'Commencing at a post marked 'lX^Vo6lse>'t  norm cast corner pps-t." mid planted on the  east bank of. Cmioe r:ver:;about four mile-!  above Glacier creiik, thence west So chains  thence soutli SO, chains, theuce east SOchaius,  thenee' north SO chains to place of commence-  ���������ment. .-'���������������������������..  'Dated August 2iUrw 1KH, -;:  ..      Number Eleven.    ,\ ;-.  .Commencing at a post marked "D. Woolsey'i-  southwest'corner l'Ost,'*. and'.planted on the  east bank of. Canoe river about: four niilei-'  above Glacier crock, tlience oa&t SO chains,  thenee uorth SU cl;aii;s,t'thence wc.U SO chain--;  thenee sciuh SO chains to the place of com-  mencement. v  .:; Dated August 20th, 1P01.:      ;:  ;'-''./.   '.-Number Twelve. *'-  Commencing nt a post marked "D.AVoolsey-'a  south west corner post," uml plantcd:en the:  eust''bank. of.'. Canoe river, about live miies*.  above : Glacier creek, tnehce east. SO* chains,  thence nortnrO cnains, I lie nae-west ���������0 chains,  tlience south SO chaius-*'to, the placti of conir  lUCUCCllie.Ut: -'.- ;���������'-.   ���������:������������������::'.:[���������:���������:��������� -y ^ji  Dated August29th,' 1004.*V        .':-:.".-.:.  ���������.:V;     Number Thirteen.,.: ;  Commencingat a'.post.marked "!>'. Woolsey's  nortii east ������������������corner poat/* and planted on tli;  west bank of Canoe- river abou: .tive mlle^  above Glacier ereek, .theuce west so chains,  thence south SO ehuins, thenceeast SO cliuins,'  thenee north so chains.to lhe place of com-  xuehceineiu. :  Dated August 20th, 1901.  Number Fourteen.  Commencingat a post marked "D. Woolsey's  north ea-t corner post," and planted on the  east bankof canoe river,'about six miles above  the mouth of Glacier cretk. thence west So  chains, thenee south tj.icnuius, thenee east St*  chains, theuce north SO chains to the place oi  commencement.  Datel August ������9th, 190'. \  "-Number Fifteen,   "   .  Commencingat a post marked '*D. Woolsey's  south west eorncr post,""and planted on the  east bankof Canoe river about six miles above  the mouth of Glacier creek, . thence east So  cehaius, thonce north SO eliains, thence wesi  80 chains, theuce south SO chains to Uie place  of commencement.  Dated August 29th, 1901.  r"-" ��������� '. '- Number Sixteen.  ���������"Commencing at a po.st marked "T>. Woolsey's  southwest corner post," and piantotl on ihe*  east bunk of Canoe river about seven mile--  above Glacier ereek, thenee east SOchaius,  thence norm SO chains, thenee west SO chains.thence south SO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated August 29th, 1001;  Number Seventeen.  Commencing ata pu.tt marked "D. Woolsoy's  "north-east-coriier-pOHt^and^plautcd-oJutluv  east bank of Ctmoe river, about seven miles  above Glacier ereek, thence west so chains,  tnencesouth So chains, thence east 80 chains  thenee north SO chaiu-j to the place of com  mencement.  Dated August 2fth, 1001.  Number  Klghtecr,  Commencluh' at a post mnrked "D. Woolsov'f  northeast corner pom," and planted on thc  west bauk of Cjtuoe rivor about ei^ht miles  above Glacier creek, thence west Su ehuins,  thcncCKonth SO chains, theuce east SOchaius,  thence north SO ehuins to the place of commencement,  Dated 20th August. 190-1.  Number Nineteen.  Commencing at a post marked "I). Woolsey's  north west corner post," and planted on the  west hank of canoe river at the foot of Grove  Rapid*, thence soutli SO chains, theuce east So  chains, thence uorth SO chains, thence west U0  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated August 20th, 100-1,  Number Twenty.  Commencing at n post mnrked ������'D. Woolsey's  north caFt center pout," and planted on the  west bank of Cauoe liver about one-half mile  below thc mouth of Glacier creclc, thence west  ItiO chains, thence south 40 ehuins. thence cast  1G0 chaius, thenee north 40 chains to the place  excommencement.  Dated August 27th, 1901.  Number Twenty-One.  Commcnelnir at a postmarked "D. Woolsey's  pouth west Gormir post," and planted on the  cast bunk of Canoe rlvcri about three niiles  above Glacier crcsk, thencu east Hi) chains,  thence north 80'chains, thonce wosH-io chains,  thencesoulh SO chains to thc pliue of commencement.   . . ��������� , .  Dated A ugust2Sth, 1001.  P. WOOLSEY.  NOTICK.  Notloe Is hereby givon that tliirty days after  date I intend to apply to tho Chief Commissioner uf Lands aud Works for a lense for 21  years to cut timber on tho following described  lands lying partly In the district of West  Kootenay aud partly iu thcdlsirict of Cariboo:  Cominencing at n post planted ou the uorth  bank of Ihirvcr creek near lis continence with  Canoe river. West Kootenay ditrlut, thence  north SOchaius, thencu west 80 chains, theuce  north ������0 chains, theuce west HO ehaiuii, theuce  north 1G0 chaius, lliuuce west 210 chains,  tlience north 720 cJuiins, theneo west 120  chains, thencu north <loo chains, thence east  300 ciiains. thence soutli :<20chnlns, tlieuco east  1G0 chains, thence south :iH) chains, theuce  eust 80 chains, thcuco south -101) chains, theuce  cast SOchaius, thence south ���������H)U chains, thence  westSOehaiiiK moro or less to the point of  commencement.  Dated August 21th, 10CI.  0. 9. MeUAIiTKlt  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tluit thirty days after  d-ito 1 inland to apply to the Chief Commission'..-r  ;if Lands jm-.l Worl;!: for spy rial licences to car rin.l  carry away limber from tli������* following descrilied  laiuli-j ill tl.e district of Hast Kootenay:  Number Cue.  Conureni'ing nl a post marked ilT. Kilpatrii'k's  uoiih wr.-t eouar po-.t," ond planted cm tne south  I'-.nk nf Wood rivt-r about ten miles from its  ���������i"-)i:th. thenee we.-t. ;���������<) chains, thcuec south Hi)  ���������h liiri. theuce cast  i-'-.t  ehaitts, rlictiee  north so  ��������� ���������ItuhiM tu th.* place of ciinuieHceia'.mt.  D.-.te.l.S.'ptc-inl'er IU, 10J1.  Number Two.  diminrni'itignt. u p'^t uuirked "T. KihmtriekV  ������<ui!i ka-1 iMrnerpi^t." and planted on Iiu- hniuIi  l-anU of Wood river aliout ten miles from it.-.  '���������:oi!iii, Cen'.-.: east S'l cha'u.t, theneo youth S1  ���������ii.tii:.-., ticin.-o we.-'t jm' clMi:;.), theuce nortli l*(.  .���������hain.-t to th.- pl.ice of'���������oiiu-ieufcmcnt.  I >aicil September 1^1, V.''u.  Number Three.  Coi:n:ifne!:-!;;r.tii pot marked "T. Ivilputrl.'KV  ���������nn:!' ca.-it eonur p'.st," Mint pUnted on tliesouil  b;.uk of Wood rlvi-r; aliout one mile above Ih*  iu..utiiof .lunij ini; c r-.vk. th.uiee Wi^t hio chains.  ���������)iu;-.,-i- Minth I'f clMi:i.t, theiMM cast !���������������.> eh.-ilu;*  theiti'o noith IO chain* to the placo of commer.ee-  tuunt.  Dated SeptcudK'i-2:id, 1C0I.  Nuinlier I'oin*.  Coiiimenoing at a post imnkud "T. Kilpatiick's  *u-.r;!i west corner pr.-st," ami planteil on the south  ban'c of Wood - river about one mipj above the  mouth of .lumpiuii creek, thence east 80 chains  thenee south t-u eliains, theneo vvest SO eliains,  :heii"e north ������0 chains to the place of commence-  mctit.  Dated .September 2nd, 1901.  Number Vive. ^  Commeneiug at a post marked "T. 'Kilpatrick's  north east corner post/' and planted on the south  bankof Wood river aliout three niiles above the  mouth of .lumpiuir creek, thunee south yo chains,  thenee west t'i ciiains, thenee north 80 chains,  thence eas-.t iy chains to the place of commencement.  Dated September 2:iJ, lfhM.  Nuinlier .Six.  Comiueuein?; at a po.st marked "T. Kilpatrick's  north west corner post," and planted bn the south  :>ank of Wood river abmifc tiiree miles above thc  month of Jnaiplng creek," thence east ������0 chaius,  '-hence south SO chains, thence west SO chains,  '(���������lU-nce north SO. cliuins to the place of commencement.  " Dated September 2nd, 100-1. '"*'���������  'Number Sbven. ' '  Gomineneiiijv at a pnst marked "T. Kilpatrick>  anrth west corner post," and planted on the west  bank of Wood river, about five miles above the  uouth of Jumping creek at the north bend of  Wood rivei-, theneu Ca.st SO chains, thenee south'SO  ���������.���������hains, thenee west tso chains, thence uorth So  L-lnnns to the place of commencement.  Dated September ord. ICOa.  Number ISigiib.  Commencing at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick's  mutli westcorner post," ami planted ou the west  bank of Wood river about live miles above Lho  month of .fumning ereek at tho bend of Wood river  :o the north, thenee east SO 'chains, thence north  ���������!0 chains, theneo west SO chains, thence south SO  ciiains to tho place of commencement. J  Dated September 3rd, 1004.   .  Number Sine. ,  " Commencing at a poiit marked "T. Kilpatrick's  ic,u:.h earft corner post," and planted on the west  hauk of \Vood viver, about live ,miles above the  uouth of .lumping creek at the north bend of  Wood viver. tlieueu west SO chahis,;thenee north SO  chains, thenee cast SO chains, thence soutii SO,  chains to the pl -tee of commencement.  Dated SeptemberSnl, 1004. '" a''    . ..  -. ���������--? ;   ':Number Ten. .' ���������  Commencing at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick's  north west cornor po.it," planted nn tlm west bank  of Wood rivcr'about seven miles above the niouth  of dumping creek, theuce east SO chains, thenee  south. SO chains, thenee west SO chains, thence  north yo chains to the place of commencement.-.,.  Dated 'September 3rd,'" 300-1. . .  Number llie'veii. - . .  Commencing at a.tioat marked ',T. Kilpatrick's  north "east Corner pest," ami planted on the west  h.ink of Wood river. about seven niiles abovo the  mr.ithof Jumping ereek, theneo west SOchaius,;  thenee Jsouth"so chains, thoneoooast SO chains,  thenee north SO chains to the place of commencement."'-.' ������������������:' \..':..'J. j .-���������.--.."-,.-,-;. :-J'--;::'���������'}aJ.���������..  ��������� ,Dato:lScpt3mbcrSrd,10n;l.., '/^a^'AjJ^^J'-  ���������'-���������, ,:- /Number Twelve.y-"-J J . --' J r  .'Corameucing.ata post���������:marked "T. Kilpatrick's  -tout h.weat corner.poat.'"; .iiud^.planted on the v.;est  h-ink of'Wood riwr about seven iniles above thc  ���������mouth of, Jumping creek, thenee,east,SO chaius,  tiieuee north SO chains,--, thence west SO - chains/  thencu south So chains to liie place of commc'iice-  Hiiat.   ���������   - ���������'���������;���������;���������'. ..- ������������������'- -    Ar, s  .  Dated September 3r.l, t004. ,:  J'J;;".;.      ,.;   Number Thirteen.-;..; :.:;;.;   ;���������  ; Coinnicnciiig at a post 'marked "T. Kilpatrick's i  soutb cast corner post,'' ami planted on the west  bank ol Wood river about seven miles.above the  mouth of-Jumping creek, thencewest 40 chains,  tlunce north 100 chains, thcuco east 40 clmins,  th jnee south 100 chains to tiie place of commence-  mont. i-  ,  Dated September iJrd/iOO-J.  Number Fourteen.  Commencing at a post marked "Tv Kilpatrick's  north west corner post," and planted on tlie north  bank of Wood river about eight miles from its  mouth,, thence east SO , chains, thenee south'.'SO  eliains, tlience west SO chains, theuce north-SO  chains to the place of comiiiencement. .  Dated September oth, 1904.  Number .Fifteen.  Coiumeitcing at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick's  nbrfch went corner post," and planted on tbe south  hank of Wood.river, about seven' miles ahove'its  mouth, tlience east SO chains, theuce south SO  cluhis, theuce west SO chaius, thence north 80  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated September fith, 1004.-  ' Number Sixteen.  ��������� Commencing at a post maiked "T. Kilpatrick's  nortii east comer post,"'planted on the south bank  ofAVood river about seven miles .from its mouth,  thenee we.-it SO chain.-*, thenee south SO chains,  thence east SO chains, theuce uorth SO chains to  the place of commencement'.  Dated September 5th, 1001.  Number Seventeen. ,  ^Goiumen������i������&fctj,u^t^iimrto  south wfwfc corner post." ami planted on the south  hank of Wood river nbout seven miles from its  in mlh, theuce uorth So chains, theuce east SO  chains, thence south K0 chains, theuce west SO  chains to the place of commencement.  Daled September fill), 1004.  T. KIM������ATItlCIC.  NOTICK.  Notice ts hereby given that thirty'days after  dale I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands am! Works for speeinl licences to cut and  en ivy away timber from tho following described  lands iu the West Kootenny district:  Number Oue.  Cnmnumeiiig nt a post marked "D. Woolsey's  soutii west corner post," ami planted ou theeast  hank of Canoe river at the mouth of Harvey creek,'  thence ea.-L 80 chnins, theuce uorth SO chains,  theuce west SO chains, thence south SO chains to  the place of commencement.  Dated August 20th, 1004.  Number Two.  Cominencing at a post maiked "T>. Woolsey's  south westcorner post." and planted ou the east  bank of Canoe river and about one mile above thc  mouth" of Harvey creek, theuce east SO chains,  thence north SO chains, thence west SO chains,  thence soutii SO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated August 20th, 1004.. . -  .  Number Three.  Commenciner at a post marked "D. "Woolsey's  south west corner post," and planted on the east  hank of Canoe river about two miles above'Har-  vey creek, thence east 80 chains, thence north SO  chains, thence we.-it SO.chains, theuce soutii SO  chains to the place of commencement.  'Dated August ������nii,!0C4.''  Number Four.  Commencing at a post markod "D.'Wonlsey's  north east corner post,'*-and 'jilanted on the west  haulc of C'nnou river about two niile^ above the  mouth of Harvey creek, thence west SO chains,  theneo south SO'chains, thence east SO chains,  thence north SOchaius to the place of commeuee-  uieuL  Dated Augut)t!!7Lht 1C04.  Number Five.  Commencing at a post marked *'D. Woolsev's  soutii went center post," and planted on the east  bank of Canou river ahout threo miles above the  mouth of Harvey creek, theuce oiwt SOchaius.  thcuco north SO chains, tlieuco west SO chains,  thonce south SO chains to tho place of commencement. I  Dated August iirth, ItiO l. !  Number Six.  Commencing at a pott maiked "l>. Woolsev's  south went coiner pout," and planted on tho east  side of Canoe river about half i\ mile above Boulder creek, theneo east HO chains, theneo north JiO  chains, thencu west SO chains, thence south ������0  chains to thu place of commencement.  Datod AugustE'iVth, 1004.  Number Seven.  (Commencing at a post marked "D. AVooIsscy'  north oaft corner po-t,!' and planted on the west  h-iitk of f'finoe river about hah* a mile below Uoul-  cirr civi;!;. tlience wost te chain;-, ihence smith sO  ciiains, thenee east SO chains, thonce north SO  chnins t't the p'acoof commencement.  Dated August *J7th, 1W'4.  Number Eight,  Commencing at a po.it m.'irkod liD. Woolsey's  north ea;'tcorner post." and phmted on the wost  b.iuk of t'ani'c rivi r about on������ and one-half niiles  In-low UuuMiT u-et-k. thence west so chains, ihence  --..tub y,U chains, iheiu-e ea.-t SO chains, thence  north Se clriiiH to the place of commencement.  Dated August i������:t"i, 10't.  I). WOOJ.SKY.  XOTK-I-: TO I'KUNOCKNT CO-'*WNKil.  To H. I'. Smith, or to w htouvoevcr liemnv have  truti^ferred hi* Interests  in  the CarOonnte  ������ hief mineral churn, Minute-don Keystone  Moiintuiu,   IJig   Mend   dlsLrh-t    or    West  Kf.'otc'tti v.  You are hereby notiiied  tluit 1, Henry Wil-  ���������iis, eo'invner Willi \<-u In t lo1 ('urbonste Chief  ���������nineral claim, above civerib.-d have perform*  ���������d btb-H* aud   inade e>::teiuiiuire   on thu suid  dnini lo lhe extent nf S'u'j '<*} under the provi-  ���������ionr.<if r-et-Hiin '21 of the Mineral Act.inorder  u   hold .said claim, and  the  years for  which  Mild labor   was   performed   nnd   expenditure  made   having  expired, I do   hereby give you  notice   to  contribute your proportion of such  expenditure;  and   you   are   further  notified  that if at the expiration: f 9*) dnys of publtca*  tion hereof, you fail   or   refiue  to contribute  vour proportion of the expenditure so made  and required by .Sect ion "M of the -M neral Act,  together with all costs of advertising, your interest in siid claim shall become vested in me  under ami bv virtue o! provisions of Section 4  of the Mineral Act amended Act, liKiO.  Dated ut ltevelstoke. 11. C, August 4tb, 1901.  I  I >i"M*-M������M****** ��������� **M������****44-tM?**  2    HEW  $      FALL  imiKS  Cur method of seleciioii insures tho  most satisfactory results to our  patrons.  Uy getting your-Clothing from us  is ;i guarantee that you get the best  iu ssyle, lit and llnish.  HENRY WILCOX,Co-owner.  NOTICE,  Notice Is liereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Conimissioner of Lands and Works for a special licence  io eut and carry away timber from the following deseribed lauds, situated, in West  Kooteuuy:  Commencing nt "Frank L Fowler's south  west corner post," being about three miles  south of Mica creek, running thence enst 40  chains, tlience north 10U chains, thencewest  40 chains, thence soutli 100 chains to the point  of commencement.   Containing CIO acres.  Dated this 18th day, of September, 11-04.  '..."FUAkK L. FOWLEtt.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  datel intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timber.from the following deseribed lauds, situated in West  Kootenrty:  Commencing nt "N. T. Kdwnrd's south west  corner post." on the cast bank of the Columbia river, about *J0O feet Above Mica creek running eust 40 chains, thenee north 1C0 chains,  thence west 40 chains, thence south 100 chaius  lo post of commencement.   .  Dated thisllfth day of September, 1004. ._���������...  "'   ��������������������������� ':-'���������:    Y ."���������' "WARDS..  ���������-   notice:  Notice is hereby, given that thirty days nfter  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Landsand Works for aspecial licence  to cut nnd carry nway timber-from the following deseribed lands, situated.: in West  Kootenay: '..'.���������--.. -  Commencing at a post marked '"fi. A. Blncfc-  more's .. north wc-1 corner post." on the east  bankof the Columbia river, about 330 feet  above .Mien creek, running cast SO chains,  thonce south SO chains, thence"west SO chains,  thence north SO. chains to. the post of commencement.   ;    - . .','-'--..--���������'.���������,  Dated this 19th day?of September, 3901.  This.Shorthand is totally different.lo nil others  It only takes weeks to learn instead of months or  years. It can be read like print. At the fourth  lesson you write 40 words, and at the loth lesson  100 words a'..'minute. The first three lessons  enables you to make private notes, anc" the Dili  lesson brings you to corresponding'style, thc 20th  and tinal lesson to reporting. . It takes but two  hours to learn the tirst lesson ami a specimen  may be seen at the .'Hkvklstoicb 1Ii*kali) on  application to the Manager, Mr. A, Johnson.  Lessons by mail are, quite easy. We guarantee  success. Our youngest pupils are-ISA nnd the  eldest 32. Typewriting taught by mail." We forward you lesson sheets to teach you the correct  lingering���������all the lingers. All are taught on the  blind touch system. Write, saying the machine  you have; or if we are to supply you with a New or  Second Hand one. ��������� Wc do not hire out machines.  Terms for Shorthand S10, to completion.' payable  by instalments. Typewriting $25 to completion,  but payment in advance.  '.,���������"'--   '--"-J.-: Address the Secretary,  Studio Over Imperial liank,  P. O. JSox 170. - Victoria, I5.C  i'OTSCE TO CREDITORS  IH    THE    ESTATE    CF    LAW   WILKINSON  DECEASED.  XOTICE Is hereby.given pursuant to  the " Trustees and Executors Act" that  all creditors and others having claims  .iiga'msut he^citate^oLahtv-.sn iiLXa.\v^ViK|  kinson, late of Revelstoke, who died on  or about the 10th day of Auffiisl, 1904, arc  required on or before the ist Nov. 1904, lo  send by post prepaid, or deliver to John  Manning: Scott at liis office, Kirst Street,  Revelstoke, II. C, Solicitor for the  eNccutors ol the last will of the said  deceased, their Christian and surnames,  addresses and descriptions, thc "Cull particulars of their claims; the statement of  their accounts, and the nature of their  securities (if any) held by lhem.  And further take notice that after such  lasl mentioned date thc said executors  will proeeed to distribute thc assets of the  deceased amongst the parlies- entitled  thereto, having regard only to the claims  of which they shall ihen have notice, and  that the said.executors will not be liable  for the said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claims  notice-shall not have been received by  them at thc time of such distribution.  Dated this-ioth daj' ot September, 1904.  J. M. SCOTT,  Solicitor for the Executors.  MOSCROP   BROS.  Plumbing;, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,  Electric Wiring: &  Bell Works. '  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Lime For Sale.  The undersigned has just received a  cat-load of first quality lime.  K. C. FROMEY.  M. A. WILSON,  Drailuntuof MitcliuIl'K Sellout of Car-  incut C'ultiiiK, N*"N' Vork.  KMttitilishmuut���������>������'u.\t Tavlor   illock.  l.4..!..-.....j..;..t.j.^.i.,..,.l..������,.l..l..I,.t..l,i..i,.j.i..;  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & OILMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.   ;: Established 1890  ;,  ASSAY WOHK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  I UNDERTAKEN.  0 Test" randc up to 2.000 lbs.  "fl A specialty matte of chocking Smelter  0 Pulps.  0 Sum pies from the Interior by mail or  0 exxiress promptly attended to.  0 Correspondence solicited.  % VANCOUVER, B. C.  W. J. L-QliTGURHt,  Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STRiGLY F8RST-CLASS  THE   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  mmd, liquors and cigars  ARROWHEAD, -  B. C.  ne  Ably furnished with the  Choicest thc Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  3  h ILLUSTRATED  CONTAINING    160    VIEWS,  IIUiMratintr the  Boundless Resources  of tlie   RICHEST   PROVINCE   IN    THE   BRITISH    EMPIRE;   its  coal, oil, and timher; its fisheries oil sen, lake am! river; its mineral and  agricultural resources; its cities and towns; its river, lake and mountain  scenery, especially illustrating- its great mining development, with views of  all tiie principal mines, mills, smelters, etc. Sent Post Free on  Receipt of Prico ffi! OO and Si.50.  AimKKss JAMES LAWLER.  ROSSLAND,  15. C.  The largest  advertisers in and for British Columbia.  Best Buy Sn  B. C. Canada,  at 15 cents  Greatest Gold  Discovery of the  Age is in B. C.  EVIassagre   Treatment  DR. .J.'''O'CONNOR  FIRST STREET  Patients Visited at Their Homes  By  Appointment  Turkish Baths, $1.00  ArW<AiV*iV*S*AWAAAArWVVV-������������  "VIAGHIP-JiST &  BLACKSMITH  All   Kinds of Jobbing Woi'k  Done.  Lathe work a Specialty  Opposite Sa.iva.tien   Army  FIRST   STREET.  ������      Licensed   Auctioneer for  the  > City of RevclGiokc.    ���������  The .'.undersigned is prepared to  fill all orders for wood and coal  in future.  Orders to be left at' W. M.  Lawrence's Hardware Store or  with the undersigned.  ������wan O&nsosi  Jas. I. Woodrow  "RUTOHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc,  Fisli and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  C0Ti������"atr8eettt8s. RBYBM������0EB, B.8  HOBSON &  BELL  'titer-  mStrr  H. W. Edwaras,  Taxidermist.  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, - -        B. O  J. Albert Stone,  ��������� Prop.  FO U R  HORAC  LICENSED AUCTIONEER  Is prepared to handle Auction  Sales of every description.  For terms apply to  H. MANN3NG, Mackenzie Ave.  Revelstoke, B. C.  FROM    S45.00  Agent.for the famous cushion frame  wheels���������nil roads good roads with the  cushion frames.  Bicycle fittings, Dunlop, M. and XV.,  and Single tube tires, pumps, bells,  gas and oil lamps, handle grips, saddles, valves, "Morrow coaster brakes,,  etc.   "Wheels repaired.  Cycle  Back of Roy. 'Smythe's Tobacco Store.  i ���������. :   ON  SALE.        " "  Embroidered Centrepiece, red roses  and leaves, new designs, $10.  Embroidered Centrepiece, sweet  peas.  Collars in Point and Battenburg  Lace.  Handkerchiefs in Point Lace.  Turnovers in Embroidery, Point  Luce and Cross Stitch.  Orders taken.; for Shirt "Waists in  Embroidery, Cross Stitch and Battenburg Lace.  Patterns and materials on hand for  Point and Battenburg Lace.  Lessons in Lace Work atreasonable  rates.  Mrs. Boak  Cowan Block  KING'S COLLEGE SCHOOL.  Appeals to parents who dcslro their sons to have tome cats  and comforts whilo receiving a superior  INTELLECTUAL, MORAL AMD PHYSICAL TRAINIHQ.  It has mot with ramarkatolo success In  COMPETITIVE   EXAMINATIONS   AND   ATHLETICS,  and lthas the confldAnco and jpatronapo of many of the best  families.  Iteopcm Sept. (Sth.  Kefun-nces t The Lord Bishop of  Kew Westminster; Tho'Hot. Ur. Pontre&tta, Archdeacon of  Qoiambu. etc   BEV.C. J.BRENT0N, M.A., Head Master,  - '--��������� "* "-<���������     i*ra Boajmu) S-r^YAxcouYX*. B. 0,*'*  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS  Fresh and Couiplutu Lino of arocorloH.  i'FANCY;:'AXES'' I  ��������� AND C0NFECTI0NE Y        :  ��������� If you want tlio abovo wo can   ���������  ��������� Hiipp'y yon with.anything* in this   ���������-  ��������� lino.) ,.'.���������''.'. '5  9                               THY OUK .".".#.  ��������� WHOLKSOMK   . ' .'���������  ��������� White and Brown Bread ���������  i     Scones and Buns      I  *' Dances and Privatu Pin-lios Catorod To.  9 Full Stock of Kxvulloiil CauUluH.  : A. E.   BENNISON,    I  ������' - Muckcny.io Avenue.. ���������  It Pays to Advertise in  The Herald  Greenhouse and  "���������'    Market Garden  AT A'BARGAIN Pf?!CE  Contains Four Acres, House  ancl Outbuildings, Large Greenhouse, lite. Will'be sold cheap  for Cash.  Call for particulars at the  HERALD Office.  FOR SALE  ���������At a Bargain if  sold  This  Month���������  ONE RESIDENCE  In Central l'ai-t of Lhe City, .and One  Lot so x ioo.  A GOOD RANCHE  . So Acres, close to town, 35 acres of  wliich can bc easily cleared. Suitable lor  May and Mixed Farming'' Apply for  particulars fit HERALD Oflice.  Co.vsoi-idatkd Gqld Mines, Limited.  Capital $625,000 of which 35 per cent,  in Shares now  in Treasury.    Shares fully paid and non-assessable.  Mines directly west of the Le Roi ancl Le Roi N'o. 2, War Eagle and  Centre Star, tour of the largest gold-copper mines in the. world, all of which  have paid large dividends.  SStSanie identical ore and veins now in sight on the 131G FOUR.  Large ore bodies.  Assays from $5 to $Soo in gold, copper, silver, etc. Very rich display as  now on exhibition in lhe cily ore exhibit, causing wide comment.  We have nearly two miles of railway on BIG FOUR property with water  and timber in abundance.  .   Rossland's ore shipments for 1902, 350,000 tons.    Shipped for 1903, about  410,000 tons.    Total value of Rossland ores mined, ������27,000,000.  Rossland's large ore bodies are a great success wilh the concentration  systenVof ore reduction. $3.00 ore now pays to mine as now proved by the  latest reports siul dividends.  No less than 100 shares sold. Shares can be had on instalment plan,  payments monthly.    Twenty per cent, cash, balance wirhin a year.  Company has 110 debts or liabilities, and a full force of men working.  RliFiitiiCN'cns ��������� The Mon. Mayor, Gold Commissioner, Postmaster or  any  bank or business man in the cily.  There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood,  leads on to fori une;  Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound  in shallows and  in  miseries.  Please Note  Price at  Per Share for  One Month  Any amount less than $1 send by postoffice or express money order ;  over this amount, by IBank Draft to Secretary to Big Four Co.s'SOLl-  ijatkd Gou> Minks,  Limitkd, Rossland, 15. C, Canada.  '���������CHLOrder Wanks, antl our most comprehensive and complete Illustrated Prospectus  showing all Holland mines and giving valuable information, with Maps and Reports  ..from Mining Kil^inocrs. sent only to investors or tliose desiring to invest.  ^SSk\mVSSSm,  BBBiSSZaSBSSB  ��������� niwm ���������.���������iM.u������.������j..n������������t  ''-'I  TABLES  First-Class Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  Single and Double Rigs   for   Hire  on   Reasonable  Terms.    Turned out Clean and Neat.  Express,  Delivery and Draying a Specialty.  RY WOOD  FOR  SALE  Orders   left   here   for    Firewood    promptly    filled.  Dry Fir,  Hemlock and Cedar.  Get Your Winter's Wood Now.  Chas. Turnross, Prop  RAILWAY   STREET.  HOTEL  VICTORIA  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  Front Street  One of the best and  commodious hotels in thc  City    ...    .    .     ', ���������['.    .  Free Bus meets all trains  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents.  UNION HOTEL  FIRST CLASS $2  PER  DAY HOUSE  Choice Brands of Wlnee, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LAUGHT0N, Prop. ^,  THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  LIMITED.  IMPORTERS   AND, WHOLESALE DEALERS.  Manufacturers  of Aerated Waters  .   E/BVELSTOKE,   B.C.  CTTTST   OiJPEIISnEID   TTIjP  2 GARS OF FURNITURE  Crockeryware,  Carpets,   Linoleums,   Oilcloth, &c.  YOUR CREDIT IS GOOD.  John E. Wood,  Cabinet Making?  THE BIGl  FURNITURE STORE  Uphulctering; Picture Framing-. geeaw������o������ogoa8a������oeaoecc������M>oeao������c������8oaeeB88������w������>������Pa������g  A DYING P  OR,   THE   fllSSIiNQ  WILL  CllAI'TliK  XXVUI. I como  to  life    again,   whatever     hup-  1'liilip  was riding .slowly home   onoj|,ens!  evening  after  a  duty  vi.������,iL   to  a    dis-      "Why  will  yo"     > ide  tliilt     beast,"  tant  village,   his  borr-e   was  tired,   so ! Iio complained,     "she     is  not  lit     lo  he rode with a loose ivin absorbed in'carry a lady."  .such thoughts as that kind of uio-1 "She is a darling. A Hindoo pro-  tion favors. Ue was e.xpeeling. cession frightened hcr nn:l tho elc-  even  dreading,     though   he  did     not, phnnt drove her distracted.      Colleen  liiiwn i.s afraid of elephants "  like to own it, a letter from home;  this mad dream must end then. lie  had just received a hint that lie  might be intrusted with a mission  taking- him from Myscruhad for  weeks or months. IJcsiJcs the prospect of advancement this afforded  him, it would take him from temptations which daily and hourly became  more powerful; so hc was both .sorry  and glad. Suddenly Lho sound of  clattering hoofs and the startled  cries of some native attendants roused him from his reverie, and turning  he saw u runaway horse, ridden by a  lady, thundering along the road "toward him. The horse's mane ancl  tho iady's hair streamed on the wind  their furious speed, tho ridor sat  well and was pulling with all her  might. He liad but. time to recognize in the pale face. Hashing eye,  ai>:l  firm-set mouth,  the  features    so  Jio took euro to liave the saddle  transferred from the darling's back  to that of his own tired horse, when  he found that Ada intended to ride  home, nnd himself mounted tho Colleen Hawn, who was too much blown  for any more cantrips. Ada made  no objection to this arrangement,  allowed him to lift, her into thc saddle and adjust her habit, which he  did without looking up, and when  thi.s was done, and he was on tho  runaway, they started homeward at  a walk, in the last rays of the sinking sun.  'j'hey rode about, a mile and half in  silence, broken only onee or twice by  Philip's inquiries if she was warm  enough, for the air was sharpening;  if the. motion hurt her, all of which,  he did with a certain air of compunction, os if ho hnd  been' the cause of  ing to cool tlie fever that consumed j at sucli times, and she drew a littl*  him. Thu last was from a friend. | closer to her now sleeping mother,  it had tlie Harwell post-mark, and j as she heard the quick canter of a  was hi Mr.  Jngleby's handwriting.        horse  echo  from    the road and over  "Old Ingleby," he cried, "it lie the turf, and wished he had not  wero but hero for one half-hour!" come,    und    wondered    why she had  Yet  wliat  would Mr.  Ingleby think  heen    so    stupid    as not  to  wander  seldom absent from his mind, when j the accident; and t.o which Ada re-  tho clashing oi elephant bells was pnPd j��������� n ]ow tone, .as if confiding  heard, and the richly caparisoned ele- [ sccret.s that must reach no other ear.  phant of a-native nobleman, proced-| 'pi,e ride .seemed unending, and vet  ed  by servants and  carrying  a    gay   tlie  dark      trees     of  l.ho     Mnvnards'  howdah on its mountain, of a bad  issued from thc shadow of some tall  trees concealing a bend of the road  and caused Aliss Maynard'a mare,  which was new to India and terrified  at these walking castles, to swerve  violently and leap a low stone wall  by Uio roadside.  Philip, who had stopped petrified  at first sight of the runaway and  was close by at the swerve nnd leap,  could hear the mare's hoofs strike  on the wall und the heavy double  crash of her fall as her hind-quarters  rose to the jump.  lie turned in hi.s saddle witli sick  apprehension, then sprang down and  cleared the wall. on. the other sido  .of. whicli the ground sloped steeply,  ajid saw the maro struggling to lier  feet at the bottom ol the littlo declivity, to which she had slid in  struggles afler her tumble.  Ada lay at the foot of a tree  supposed her head must have struck  it in the lull. A.' red "i"r"fc>t came before his eyes, ho hastened blindly to  hcr side. , ''Hcr' hat had fallen off,  .h'or face was quite white, her head  flighUy droopiiig to one r.liouldor,  her  arms     were  dung helplessly,   one  her  he  compound became visible with too  cruel quickness; when ho heard her  low replies it wns like heaven, and  yet lije hesitated to speak from a terror of hearing hnr voice.  The swift-coming Indian night had  already fallen when thoy drew rein  beforo tho veranda, so that they  could scarcely.see each other.  "I must lift, you." he said, whon  she would ,have taken his hand to  spring;'"you must not; risk any jar."  Tlien she passed in* without any  good-night, and while thc syces were  again changing the saddles. I'hilip  explained to Colonel "Maynard why he  liad been riding the Colleen, and then  roile olT on liis own horse.  lie s-.it still in 'his room for some  time, not oven trying to shn.kc off  the intoxication of the last hour.  AVhy should ho? Tt. would lin ve to  bo got. rid of scon . enough, and it  was something to have lived that,  hour.  Home letters had arrived; he was  in no hurry to open them: was there  not a life-time to -consider lhem in,  and only this one brief hour to taste  I.he exhilarating; sparkles of that ime  draught    of     deepest, 'happiness  if he could see into liis heart? Many  a time ho had uske.:l his advice, both  nS boy and man, from the days whon  ho wont to tea. in Mr. Ingleby's  rooms and wondered to see n grown  man eat so many slices of bread and  jinn, until tho landlady one day told  him it was because he had given his  dinner away to somo poor man or  woman, and grumbled that there was  no pleasure in looking after the  comforts of such a discomfortablc  gentleman. He opened the letter,  foreboding no ovil and read :  "Hear Knndal : You will wonder  why in the world I am writing to  you, and when you hnvo discovered  tho reason pwhnps will wonder why  I did not writo before, unless, indeed, you rate mc a meddler in other  men's concerns."  ITo read on and turned red, still on  and turned pale, ond when he had  finished, his face was gray contracted  In lines of pain.  His blood throbbed in his ears with  a. dull sound like the old familiar  throb, throb ol 'tho mill, ho saw the  dark water break to diamon:l-dust in  the slow wheel, smelt tho homely  scent of corn and meal, saw tho kind  faces in the sunshine and firelight,  and remembered all tho pleasant  l>oace of his youth. Tho yearning,  unspoken tenderness', as of some  dumb animal, in Matthew. Meade's  oyos. seemed to follow him. everywhere through all those boyish scenes  tho mingled appeal and trust in-.his  dying eyes stabbed him to the heart  with perpetual poignancy; again ho  felt the tremulous fingers relax their  hold on the clasped hands of Jessie  and himself, and chill his marrow  witli tlieir icy touch. How young,  how utterly alone and defenceless  ���������Jessie wus ! And he had not understood the hnll'-articulatc cry iu her  letters. He would read that last  letter offering release again. But he  could  not;   he  had  torn   it up.  Yet ho hnd not torn up Ada. May--  nard's last loiter before Lucknow,  though it was quite illegible, darkly-  stained  as  it  was with  blood.  There was no sleep for liim that  night, a great part of which he spent  in writing letters aiid -, arranging  papers'and. things-'of value.  Nor did Ada Maynard sleep much;  she was too happy, and the necessity  or living over tho day's events was  too imperious. Philip's faco bending  over her, tho gray oyos wide with  terror and alight with lovo. painted  itself perpetually on tlie dark curtain  of the'night..- She had seemed, to  pas's, with the shock of her fall, out  of the limi Ls of life into the .'illimitable' shadow of nothingness; whence  she v.ns called back by the stormy  expression of a strong, deep love, to  (ind herself cradled like an infant in  loving  arms,   enfolded   and   supported  away with tho others.  Antl yet when I'hilip had dismounted, given hi.s horse to a servant, and  walked to the encampment, speaking  to the wise and sometimes drowsy  lingerers in the shade as he passed  them, Miss Maynard chanced, singularly enough, to be just issuing from  tho tent with that calm nml unembarrassed air which is expected of  ladies on social occasions, and he of  course stopped  to speak  to  her.  "I was staying with mamma, but  sho is gone to sleep." she said, the  low liquid, tonus which so charmed  him; "the rest are exploring the  temple."  "Como with mo," he replied, "1  camo on the chance of seeing you  alone. Let US' find some placo where  we shall  not  be  interrupted."  The princess air became apparent,  in tlie glance Miss Maynard directed  upon Philip's haggard face and  down-bent, preoccupied eyes), when it  softened iuto a gentle smile and sho  reflected that a soldier���������a really  groat soldier���������as Captain Handnl wns  ono day to be, might be brusque  even ou such an occasion ns this.  "Havo you seen the waterfall?" sho  returned. "It would be pleasant  thero to-dny. I don'l. want to climb  over all the ruinn after yesterday's  bruising and jolting. I'feel as if I  had  had  a  good, beating."  ,  \'Ah! yes," he returned, abstractedly,  "it was a nasty fall; yes."  "The, "full wns unpleasant," sho  said, .with a demure air, reflecting  upon the agreeable manner in which  slie had been picked up, and thoy  walked silently on, skirting tho rocky  eminences on which the ancient temple was built, and passing beneath  some trees which grew down to tho  water's edge,, whore tlieir yacht lay  at anchor, passed and repassed by  native boats plying up and down the  broad river in the bright sunshine.  Thc rich level country spreading l>o-  yond tho further bank was now only  caught in glimpses through' tree-  trunks and beneath canopies of  leaves, a flock of green paroquets  fluttered out above their heads, other  "strango bright, birds" of that unfamiliar land flew by, nnd a strange  lizard, with a brilliant throat, flashed acro.-s thoir path; the dark masonry of the old temple was lost sight  of. though tho feeling of this decayed  witness of a hoary creed, its gloom  and grandeur, and tho majesty with  which iL traced itself upon tho cloudless  sky.   remained   with   them.  Their path' now rose a little, and  soon they found themselves by a  tumbling, plashing cascade, which  swept with many a light wreath of  spray down the rocks into a dark  pool overhung with graceful bamboos  beyond which the river came in sight  again;  and they saw buildings on the  COWS FOR DA1KYMKN.  inter   holplcr.sno.ss     and   peace     In I farther  bank,      sentinelled   by  palms,  above  her     head     the     othei'  abroad !-*V">''  he hi,v(I }>,?  hl;r���������1I,k<* a -**'1'1',"*  downward.     tho     wild     hair  mingled i I"- "rms'  "nd -kissed   hcr unrebuked-  ugled  with   them;  she  did  not  stir  a  limb,  she    seemed     not     to    breathe;      ho  thought she was dead.  He knelt down    and    raised Her iii  [but one   hour    since., and  must    the  ! chill,   hard   agony    "of  duty   come    so  soon between them?     Mis hands still  thrilled   with   the. augui.-.hcd   pleasure  , . _ .. ,.       , of touching tho thick  tresses of dark  Ins trembling arms, feeling her pulse iJlail._  when' hul���������ing. iiCr to gather  the  and  vague.y     observing    that    there j disordered ma.ss    together,    and    his  s'Kn -heart still  ached     with   tho  reoronch-  th.oso trees so typical of the languid,  graceful Kast. Surely, all their lives  long     they      would    remember  thoso  when .Icssic covered  his face with the  observing     that  was   no   blood  on  her,  nor  any  of  broken  bones.      Ho called  lier  by  her    namo     am!     kissed    her.  and   it  .seemed to him'that some time   must  have elapsed before thoro was->a littlo ldt.n In.ulUo of ,-01. own Clil-Hn=  sign, a quiver, men he saw the hair nn;, C0Iuf0rted him in his need.  <.nrk eyes open. And .jossiu nntl ,.c ,V(.rc ,llol,c. in  She rrtTsod her head nnd made an world, together, now as then. Isound  effort to rise, liis firm clasp relaxed, forever by a solemn promise to djing  and   with  a  little  help she stood    on   ears.  felt  the power and tenderness ot a groat  and enduring passion. It :secme������.l to  her fancy that life would never   have  returned' to lior but for the magnetic j drooping palms beneath the broad,  potency  of  that other  strong    young j bright  Indian   sky.  life.upon it; the deep pulsations ofj "t don't know how to toll you,"  ��������� the'heart on which she rested seemed j Philip began at last, when they stop-  to'have set her own arrested pulses j pod, Ada sitting on a rock pas-t  healing afresh. the charm of -the j which the water rushed with-a. white  fairv prince's kiss had awakened hor j flash and n sound like the mill-  froiiv the sleep of death. (water many times     doubled,  and     he  "Young  Kandnl  seems  to  be'Ada's j leaning against tho rocky wall a  lit-  .,..,, . pood   (renins,"   hcr   father -snid;-    "ho! tie   lower   down.       "Jt   is   bad     bews  fui memory this soft  touch called   up ;h   nlwn\.s on  lhc !lpol  m the nick  of if,-om home."  of   tho  day   oi   his   fathers     tunornl. ! , ;>>ii> ��������� ��������� I    She looked  up;-tho light  died    out  and  her  feet   and   moved  arm?.  "Oh!   there  is  nothing  tho matter  her  The     unopened     letters lay  or.   the  tablo   before  him.   Uteir   while     faces  offering   a   perpetual   mute    reproach;  she said,  with a   smile and u gradual j but   the  low   rich     sounds   of     Ada's  return  of     color. "Hut you,     you [voice  were  still  in   his ears,   and     he  look  so  pale   and   strange.' I  am   so j still   felt   the   throb   of  her   returning  con/used   and   giddy.      My   head."        [life   beneath  his    hand;   he  buried   hi.s  "Sit     down,     you     nre     hurt,"  he ; face  in  his  hands and  Maw  the     lone  cried. Then   he  placed   her     gently ; eyelashes     slowly     parting   nnd     tho  on the ground with her back against i wonder of the dark eyes in'the stid-  the tree, and knelt by her side and j den Hash of returning conscious-, ess.  fanned hor with his cap. : She    looked     so     happy.      He  would  Their .servants had in tlio meantime j give,    the     whole     world     that    Ada!  come up.  waier_ was j'etched        awaiy~nTorW":r7TTT^ >  back,   end   Ada.     who  hnd   boen     ex-i last he  plucked  his  hot face  from his"'',  h;a:.'--t<xi   by   her     long   struggle   with j hands,   pushed   back   hi.s   ruffled     hair;  the mare."  nr.d     &tunned  by  a     blow j and stood up.      Tho letters were few.!  which  raised  a  s-mull swelling on   her j thero  was  none  from  .Jessie,   and     he  head,  gradually became herself again, j was  glad.  In-  would   feci   like n   traitor   if   lie   rond   a   letter   of   hers     just  then.       Tliey   were    hm-bioss     letters.  some on  .Jes-sie's account,  one on  his1  own,   he  read   them    studiously,   hop-  i time. ,  j     "There  is evidently     a  fate   in     it,; of her faco  at what  she saw   in  his.  : Ada."   Mrs.   Koss     added;   and     oven i. '"Oh!"   she   replied     gaspingly,     ro-  '.Mrs.'  Maynard     murmured   something ;ir.embering  the  bad  news  ho had    re-  ! about   romance,  mingled   with   an   in-.ceived   on   that     right  of  their     first  ' terdict     on    Ada's  riding,   any  more,, meeting  at   tho   ball,"   "but  there  Is  j without  hor     father's  brother���������which.'? only  .le.ssie  left."  ���������she  had   only   done  that  day  in  con-j- "Only    Jessie,"'  hc  echoed,   looking  ��������� sequence  of  V.'ilmot's   failing  to   turn;gloomily  down    at  the swirling will-  iup at the appointed hour. [cr.-,.  '!���������   Would  I'hilip  appear  at  the   ruined'  1.0  wliich  they  were  to  ma ko  ; first.  ��������� tempi .  -a party that day? was Ada'  ; thought on waking er-.tl rising with  -the earl:*-!, peep of iln--.'n. He had  'been asked to join them and hnd  I promised to ride over in the afler-  j noon, if not on duty, "as'he knew Iio  ! would bo in tlui.early part of the  dav. Who      hoped     he would'     not  icoino.   and  yet    she     knew  that     sh"  I am so sorry." sho said, in a  voice So charged with sympathy nM  tendnno'ih that it cut him to the  heart;   "she is not���������ill?"  Tho cow for the dairyman, says F.  II. Scribnor, is tho ono that, cun  make tho most profit in milk, butter  or choose Tor tho feed consumed. Just  what, breed does not matter so much.  Jt depends entirely upon tho disposition, tasto and education of the  dairyman. There nre some people  who aro naturally fitted to take hold  of special purposo dairy cattlo and  mnku ii success with them, whilo  others require n fitting before they  will bo successful nnd perhaps never  wiil reach t'ho stato of perfection  (hat somo do.  Tho mnn who is progressive enough-  to got started along some dairy line  of breeding, has born or created in  him something of the next essential  element fo good dairying, and thnt  is good feeding. To bo a good breeder, then, is to bo a good feeder, and  on the other hand, to bo a feeder is  to bc a, good brooder. Tho two are  inseparable. Ono cannot exist to the  highest point of perfection without  the othor. The well bred animnl in  tho hands of a poor feeder is a far  worse proposition than tho poorly  brecl one In tho luurds of a good feeder. ,  It has been my ill fortune to do  some- judging of tho dairy breeds at  fairs, and i" have'judged them all  from the standpoint of tho dairyman.  Tho cow wins, that, in my;judgnioht  could bring in tho most money '."with"  the least cost.  It is often said that tho dairyman  does not need to look so closely aftor some of the fancy points of  breeding. This i.s true in a measure,  but I think to-day tho two classes,  tho brooder and I'lic dairyman, are  moro alike than they have evor boon  before.; the breeder giving in to some  of the more nori-ossential points and  tho dairyman who is looking out for  his best interests and for tho best  products from his cows has his eyo  out to a large number of the so-  culled fancy points, which, after all,  contribute something to tho makeup  of  A FIUST-CJ.ASS HAIRY COW.  In looking over many of thc reports  from men who have been through tho  country, r find that the dairyman  who has tried to improve tha stock  by introducing inlo his herd a thoroughbred sire of somo of the distinct  dairy breeds is the one who hns realized tho most profit every time. T  want dairymen to havo tho best cows  .and if T speak of the special purpose  dairy cow and do it forcibly it is  because.I believe the dairyman who  is doing anything short of this is not  living up to the full possibilities of  liis business. - ���������     " "" <  As I travel through tho country  and sec tho condition stock is in and  liow thoy nro cared for and tho foods  used, 1- nm inclined to think that  perhaps thero is a place for the common, or dual purpose cow, until such  a time a.s he shall turn ovor a .new  leaf, "Quit his meanness," as Sam  Jones says, and improve hi.s ways  of feeding and caring for his stock.  I have been in places in winter  where cows nro kept out of doors all  winter, with si run in the corn field,  a little poor hay and the straw  stack for shelter. Would tho strictly dairy cow bo nhlo to do business  under these conditions? She might  possibly survive, but tho idea of  profit would bo entirely out of tho  question, for it would tako at least  the best half of tho summer for her  to pull body and soul together, nnd  by that time who would have got all  our, of tlie notion of giving much  milk.  Pair.'1' type is not nn accident,  nnd  tnrc of tar and gravel, stamped and  rammed into a solid block. Caro  must, however, be takon in this caso  not lo lot It be exposed too long to  the sun's rays, lest the tar melt  nnd mako llio wholo surfaco soft.  Bricks cannot be recommended unless  they are new and unbroken, and nre  laid in cement at least six inches  deep, and even then they nre liable  (o chip nnd crack, which is a groat  disadvantage as puddles are sure to  come. Stone llags are bad. as tho  manure sinks in between tho joints,  and makes the soil underneath impure and slinking, whilo wooden  floors, unless moveable are wholly to  bo condemned as dangerous and mischievous in thu Inst degree, concrete,  therefore,  should  bo used  WIIKIIKVEK FOSSI Bl .ll.  Tho preparation of such a floor i.s  well within the moans of every workman who earns enough to nlTord to  buy n pig, nnd it is not dilllcult tp  make. It should bo laid with n  gentle slopo toward lho front of tho  sty, und it is advisable l.o make thu  top of thu outer court lower than  the bottom of the slope in tho inner  court by nbout two inches. There  will thus be a small stop between tho  two courts, which will enable drain-  ago water to fall with a rush, and  run away moro rapidly. Tho object  of this is to secure dryness under  foot, for the pig, but it helps to keep  the floor from splitting or breaking  nwny. . Smull channels should also bo  mado in tho cement beforo it. is hardened, and. those should run-diagonally, in parrnllol lines, not cutting  across each other in the wny that, is  totmod cross-hatching. -These .diagonals 'or sloping linos should run  from right to left in the inner court.  JJeforo leaving this subject, it i.s ns  well to emphasize this point���������thc  slopo of tho floor should not bo so  gieat as to make it slippery, lest*  the pigs, on running out to tlieir  food, should hurt themselves, and.  for the same reason thc surface of  tho cement between the chunnvlsl  should bo left slightly rough.  EEASOU FOR GETTING OLD  BECAUSE    MEN     AND  GET I.AZY.  WOMEU  People Talk Themselves Into   Old  Age���������UTo Use Growing  Old.  there  jood sense in overy point of  Tn   the  matter  of  judging  "N'o.      Oh.,  no!���������Ada,  T havo   done j l"'"re ,s  wrong.  ior\   wrong.  J  never told you |Huikn  up  ���������or uiivot.e��������� all about Jessie. It''1- dairy cow thero is nothing so re-  nevor o'ccuried to mo that it nml-M'"jlc ns tho milk scale and the Pab-  tered. Still. I think I should havo | cock tester, but a prospective buyer  told   vou,     if    we    had    boon a littlo' in somo cases, or a judge in t'ho .show  ,<.-,.,.<-     .....   ������������������       -      longer   togeiror,   hf-cnus-r���������you   were���������[.ring,   must   have  a   quicker    way    of  thc  run-i.should not  love him. yet jt_would bo , m[i|^ 'ha  gr,,;VOUKiv_ disappointed,   if j you ��������������� erned interested  in my life, and I judging,  and ho must havo  Ihe nbili-  SJlKh-p  SOTF.S.  Sheep, to fatten woll nnd readily  should bo fed twice a day���������morning  and  night.  To a certain extent tho health of  sluep alTo:ls the quality ns well as  tho quantity ot  llio food produced.  Thoro i.s no stock usually kept  on tho farm so easily and cheaply  ns sheep.  Mixing a little oil meal with  ground grain will usually lesson materially t'hc liability to constipation  in shoop.  Sheep generally improve land if  too many are not kept in an aero.  As soon as the lambs will oat,  ground oats mixed with bran i.s  about tho best food that can be given  thoin,,-  5 Whi'ii^wounocl tho ram Iambs should  bo*"- scpij-gplud, as they nol. only do  much bettor, but their management  should be a littlo different. Tho  ram lambs should have n littlo grain  to push them along. The ewe lambs  generally f-eem to keep in a hotter  condition than the ram lambs, and  if on good pasture rarely require  giain  rations.  "1 do think I must !������������������:��������� a Kind of  cit." !-riP said laughing, an'd looking  up with ;���������. sort of shy confidence that  he  had  never soon  before.    "1   always  un Pown a������i  did not.  They set forth in the beautiful r:>ol  , moi'iu'ng. intending t" reach their  " destitution before the- midday lieu I  ! although at this season it might, be  ; borne, and by .snluuuimlers like I'hil-  ; ip Umidal, enjoyed. Ada's ayah bad  'never known her mistress so conrern-  -o,-| about, her dress before; first one  i if own wns tried und then another,  i tbis rii.bon was taken and that dis-  i carried, llowcr.'i were clio.-en nnd then  J thrown awny, been mm they would  ibe faded before noon. Put when  I there, ceremonies were lit lust ended  'and Ada hastened, a little bite.  | through  the  garden  to  the water side  whor.r 'their lilllo yacht  was awaiting  them,     it    wan    not     the neat    fresh. guK<:in<:nt;   perhaps   tb  ���������it   is" so pleu������nnt  to  hli ve~sympathy j ty "to~rocogni./o nl.-a-glnneo-tho-signs  Not   that   1   ever  drenin- i which have proven to bo the evidence  could   in   anv   way     affect i  what   affects  my  friend   af-  she said,  accentuating  the  from yoi:  ed that i  you."  "Surely  fefts me.'  woril   friend.  "That  is  why   I   told  you   nothing;  wo   were     sworn   irinds,"   he   replied.  And  then,  in a  few words,  he narrated   tho  story  of     11  throth.'il   and   of   tli  ringe  deferred    by   the   Mutiny.      His  relations   with   Matthew   Mcndo     and  Sufror3d from Pains and Aches and was  Discouraged and Despondent���������Made  Strong and Weli by  DR.   CHASE'S    NERVE    FOOD  When the nervous system becomes  exhausted thero i.s suffering of both  mind and body.  Kven Uio. pains and aches arc not  so hard to endure as the spells of  bines   and   the  gloomy   forebodings.  l.'t'ff hope and confidence como" with  the ns? of I*r. ���������.'hn.i'o's Nerve Food.  Uy supplying an abundance of rich,  red blood :t creates now nerve forco  and instils now vigor into body and  mind, permanently oveicoming Weakness  and   disease.  Miss Minnie J. Sweet, Collingwood Corner. Cumberland County,  3V. S.. writes:���������"I used five boxes of  Dr. (.'base'?. Serve Food last winter,  and il did inn more good than any  medicine 1 over look. It is diflleult  lo   describe   my   c.ise.   but  T   fell,    all  headache and backache and dull pains  through the lungs. I was so discouraged that 1 didn't seem lo care  what   became of  mo.  "I hadn't finished tho first box of  Dr. Chase's "Verve Food beforo I. fell  a lot bettor, and it continued to  build rno up until I became strong  and woll and was restored to good  health and spirits. A.s I was once  cured of a .severe case of kidney disease, by Or. Chase's Kidiioy-I.iver  Fills I can strongly recommend those  two  groat,  preparations."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food. ">0 cents  a box, six boxes for $2.00, at. all  dealers, or Kdiiiunson, Hates <fc Co..  Toronto. To protect you against  imitations. the portrait nnrl signature of  Dr.  A.   W.  Chase,   the  famous  all   lho   rest   of   his    story    even     lii������,,lni       cmv   is  ,���������.<.,,   to   ylcI<,   ���������u  g������inrdi,itivhi[)  of  Jessie,   she.  knew  nl-.,..   A_,      ..,   reudv.     but,     something    had   always  kept" him   from   speaking   of   his     ���������- , ^ ^  fo)|()W  t|l0K(! in(Il'(.aUons thoy  morning  coslumo  just   received    from i Yoo   distatseful.      And   when   ho     dklj-i"   ���������>"  ������,\^\���������^ ���������',"   ���������������t,^  home  that   caused   Mrs.   Maynard     to. speak of .Jessie, his manner, was    al-11''1'"'        "'.'" "   it���������it  hat  of  an     affectionate     elder   which  we consider one of the essonl .-  ,. !nl  points,   is  probably a. mutter     of  duration as well un heredity.  of  tho true dairy type  Invariably tho lending chnrncteris-  tirs of a good (fairy cow arc a  strong development of stomach and  udder; not overdeveloped, but enough  to indicate ability nnd do a lot of  goorl hard work, largo, mild nnd  prominent eyes; broad forehead,  death-bed ������<Hn,.oru| mu'/.'/.lo and wido nostrils; the  purposed lmir- j w6(|Ke si,npo of the body; as indicated by plenty of room, for heart and  lungs:  and  general  appearance.     The  that  not     absolutely  necessary  to   hor  J-support in  lho milk prill, aiid if any-  subject.  exclaim : I ways  "Koally, Ada. I hnd no idea that : brother. Ada wa.s under the im  hnt: and dress were so becoming!" ) prcssion that she was still a child,  but. sonic spiritual cause, which at | So probably was I'hilip; for him, she  onco 'fired and otherenlizod  her  face,    .j was  alwajs- th'o  little     playmate,     of  She   received   the  attentions   of   at- j his  boyhood,   tho  undeveloped   slip  of  'receipt,     book  author,     are  on   every  run   down    and   out   of  sorts.    I   bad i box.  tendant cavaliers with rather more  of the accustomed hauteur which at  onco charmed and provoked them,  and caused more spiteful things -to  bo said of her than anybody in My-  sorabad, especially by a certain  young civilian who was considered  "the most 'eligible bachelor at the .tuition; she grew moro and moro pro-  occupied a.s tho day woro on. Tiffin  wns served and* cat.cn, find wise and  elderly people rested in tlio shade to  admire the prospect, and Hinoke; the  foolish young on-es went, off in twos  and threes to explore (ho ruins or  stroll   by  the  water.  "Ho i.s not, coming." she snid lo  herself, declining to join any of I hose  Kmnll parties and taking a. din if by  Iho fide of her mother, who was  mndo tip in a comforlablo lounge for  a graceful, and as she trusted imperceptible, siesta ins'ide one of Ihe  lotils Unit bad been erected b.v servants soul, on before. lltit slie listened Mill, and soon Iho color Unshod over her face, her hoai'l. begun thi:  lapr.l drum music young hearts mako  a girl who had bid Jiim farewell nearly  two  yours ago. ���������  (To _l>o  Continued.)  COFFINS  AS TI:lCSr-"NT.S.  Wlien Chinese parents art Ivo nt.  about, the ago of fifty-fivo Uioir .affectionate son'< nnd daughters' club  together and givo them each a collln.  and wish thcm many happy returns  of the day. When death cornos lhe.su  rerrptiH-les are used for thc purpose  for which thoy Were intended. Coffins nro In bo soon in many houses  in Chinn. some of lhem being utilized  ns  wardrobes.  To proro to yon thati Dr.  Clrise's Olnlmontia a curtain  and absolute euro for ench  nml ������vory fonn of itching,  blooilln!fiincl|>ro'ruili.iKpllen,  Uio mantifttslurorn havo cunrnntecd It. Bootc*  UinonUlnln (lintlnlly press nnd nsk j'OiirnclKh-  I'ln-l'KN FLOORS.  Tlio first and most important part  of every sty is tl.o lloor, says the  Itrilish Hoard of Agriculture Journal, and every effort should be mado  to see that this in nil respects ��������� is  Mitisfucloryj,' oven if tho rest of the  building has to suffer-a Ilttlo. Swine  can keep healthy und grow fat in a  poor hoiif,:: if the floor is woll made,  but. there is grout danger of their  pining and falling sick on a cold,  dump floor, even if they liavo a magnificent roof over their heads. A  broken floor in whicli .puddles or rain  water or urine can lic, is a brooding  pln'.'e for sickness nnd parasites of  all sorts; moreover, it gives tho pig  a chance of rooting, which he w-ill  bo prompt to uso, often not stopping  until nearly lho whole of the floor is  upturned. 'The floor, therefore, must  ho mndo of somo hard substance,  which is nol brittle, and does not  ndilv  break up.    The best  ma-  liomivhntt.hcy think ofit.   You cun uso ib uti.i   too  readily   break  up.     J ho best   ma  (fotj-onrttinncT back If not,ca-Ml. lvflonliot.nl j ((.pjnl   for  this  purpose  is concrete oi  r.n������icalcraorKn������ANSoN.l^H8&Co..loro,ilAj1,olLUtn(1   -.,Mnont.     though     a   uscfu   ������ST, ������hcMSC 3 OsntSnent'lloor  can  nlso  bo  made  with  a  mix-   anything.  MALAY  SUPERSTITION.  Believe   the   Crocodile  Is   a  Spirit  of the Water.  Along the Jralaeca Straits the Malays still believe that many beasts  arc sacred, and they aro particularly  impressed with the belief that tho  crocodile is a spirit of the water.  Therefore, the.'.e ugly monsters aro  not only extremely plentiful thero,  but they are so daring that thoy  make most of the waterways dangerous even  for persons  in  boats.  The ICnglishmeu who dwell in thai  part of the country declare that  hardly a week passes without the  killing' of a native hy a crocodile.  Tho brute swims slowly along behind  tho i'i<:lo, flimsy canoos and dugouts  used there and .suddenly (/witches his  terrible tail around in such a way  as to sweep the man out of tho boat  into  the  water.  lloto and there along the banks of  "tlie- black" "rivers wilFbo-"Kvoii-s!li'ijis"  of while cloth and baskets full of  fruit and rico, attached to trees or  suppling.? closo to the water. These  aro offering.'! made by tliu natives to  some crocodile that has his haimt  just under the. bank.  Now and thon, however, a crocodile becomes so ferocious and kills so  many persons that even thc superstitious natives feel it necessary to  dispatch liim. Then they u.se an ingenious and curious method. Tbey  mako a smnll bamboo raft about  three feet square, and to this they  attach a long ropo, mndo of loosoly-  pleutod cotton. At the end is a  huge hook, to tho shank of wliich  they  Ho -n  livo chicken.  They set the chicken on tho raft  and shove it out into tho stream.  Tho. poor fowl cackles and screams,  trying l.o rolcasu itself from tlio lino;  this' attracts the crocodile, .who  darts at it and gulps it down. Tho  next moment the raft bobs below tho  surface. .  Tho villagers follow."tho courso of  thc raft as it goes down stream, and  after ii day or two., when -tlie crocodile has'.-wearied himself -'thoroughly  by bis struggles, they puddle out and  haul it in. The- crocodile comes  ashore "without much fighting, and, is  killod   with  ease.  It is very rare for a .crocodile to  escape once he has swallowed tho  bait, for thc hook goes deep into his  stomach and the loosely-pleated ropo  is so Soft that the brute's tooth have  no effect on it.  Tlio reason many men get old is  because Uiey get lar.y. This i.s also  true of womon. Middle ago brings  clearer vision as to the folly of  iitroniiousnoss, and many of lho ambitions of younger days melt away  into thin nir. Thus ninny incentives  aro taken nwny from older men and  women for the activity of former,  years.  Tills, together with a natural want  of physical exuberance- which is pocu-  liur to younger people, simply causa  them to get lazy and then grow fat,  and thoir bones got brittle and the  vital organs suffer futty degeneration. Sallowness, Jlubbinoss, como  on apace.  Such ]H>oplu hnvo crawled into thoir  holes and uro wailing to die. Thero  is no uso of it. it. is������ unmitigated  laziness. That is all there is to it.  Homo died, not of old age, but of  laziness. Homo would still bo ruler  of tho earth hud she not resorted'to  hot baths, sensuous enjoyment and  every species of mental nnd physical  laziness. Rome disintegrated 'because she got luzy.  Men do the snmo thing. Wo havo  psychologized each other by repenting over and ovor again that peoplo  must grow old, weak-minded and iiii- '  potent. Vic "say these things' until  wo have brought ourselves to bcliovo  thoui. Old ago docs not necessarily,  bring on any of theto,things.  We know a globe-trotter wiio lias  been around the earth four times.  ITo wa.s almost ninety when ho started on his last journey. Young,  fres'h,  VERSATILE, KNTllL'RrASTIC.  lihy not'.' Who is it that has discovered that at nlly years or sixty  years or scienty years of age tho  physical and mental powers begin to  wane or vanish. Xo ono has discovered any such  thing.  Of course, a man can curl up nt  the ngo of fifty years and die if ho  wants to. At, sixty he can roll himself up in a cocoon and wait for tho  undertaker.to come and got him. Uut  this  is  imnccessuiy.    Stir  around.  Kvery dny wo moot a farmer who  is past so% on ty. I lo is a rich man  and has no need to work whatever.  Hustling to and from his largo farm,  where hundreds of men aro busy at  work under hia guidance, round as a  berry, ns radiant as the sun, ns jolly,  as a Sunday-school picnic, no boy on.  circus day is happier than lie/ Over  seventy  years  old,   too.  Vihy not? Why should it not bo so?  We have just 'got to thinking it is  otherwise. That's all. Men ami.  women begin to talk about tho ihuu- -  matics of old ago, about their loss  of memory air.l all that, and oil  that.  Nonsense! Thoy talk themselves into old age. That is what is the  matter. There is no use growing  old. Of course, everybody has got  lo die, ��������� At least, there arc no intimations at p;chcnt that wc have  discovoiod a way to a\oid physical  death. '     '  Hut, thoio is no c.rowing old. Up  to lho hist day of our li\es wo ought  to bo as j oung a.s iu those days  whon wo played "hooky" at school,  or had colic from euliug green apples. Thore is no uso growing old.  lt is  a  relic cf  I'AST SUI'KHSTITION.  W'o saw a notice in si paper recently of a man and a woman getting  married. Hoth tho bride and tho  groom were past eighty years of ago.  (iood! That is? just thu way it should  bc.      Why  not?  Thero is a man who lives in o rural district in Uio stale of Kow York  who began tho study of Crook when  ho wns eighty-four years old. ITo i.s  now payt, ninety and enjoys reading  tho  ckissics  in   tho  Creel:   language.  That is lho  way  to do things. WT15'  not?        What   is  the  use of  growing-  old?  An enthusiastic young jr.-earhei' had  a country pastorate. ll was a little  old village that had gono to seed.  Tr.iJIie_hud_ loft it to tine. :;ido and it _  was gradually dying of old age. A  largo number" of the peoplo woro old  remnants of throe or four generations before. Thoy had crawled  away into thoir palatial, quiet residences, waiting to dio. They had  the text of Scripture picked out. for  their funeral, tho lot in lho cemetery  wa.s ready. Just ��������� waiting to dio.  Tliat was all.  Tho young preacher stirred up n  row among thorn. lie porsunded  tliem thero was something to livo  for. ITo established an art, school,  in thoir midst. 'lho old women  that hnd been (ryinjr to. dio for tho  last ton or twenty vears, began to  paint pictures to decorate their  Homos. Thi.s young man turned back  tlie wheels of tinW fifty years in that  village.  A good sort oi gospel to preach.-  The gcspel of youth, of life. Of living right up to the. last day of existence.���������Medicine Talk.  you  TOO  rAHTICULAH.  lie���������You are just, as sweet as  can  be.  Sht���������I don't think that, much of a  compliment Vou see, it all depends  upon how swoct you suppose I ain  capable of being.  Some men never make nny mistakes  becati.-e    they never   attempt  to     do  . TAY OF .cpVinilNOKS*- . .  The Covornor of Noiv Soii'th Wales  receives S35,pi.t0, with'a private soc-  ro.tary'-and.-"orderlies paid forj by -thn  State. .' Tlio Governor "of Victoria-'re-'  eelves ��������� i?2o,000' ' Q.uo2iislandV Governor receives. ...the sai.-io amount Tho  .Governor"''of Souih- Australia, f who  is at the same time Commander-in-  Chief of the Forces, is paid S^o.OOO.  This is the salary also of the Governor of Western Australia. Tht  Governor or Tasmania receives 5'17,-  000, whilo tho Governor of Now  Zealand gots 825,000. and $1.0,001*  extra in respect of travelling and  other allowances.  "I understand .Votl U'erc carried  away by her singing?" "Well, not  quite that. I was driven away, by  it,  though!"  Two million five hundred thousand  pills and three tons of cough lozenges are dispensed every year at the  London   Hospital. fs-:'<":->������:������:":������C":������:������:-:'<:">':<*'M'0*"'  ?  | Fashion  $        .������������������������ 1 a.iK *  ���������? ���������*  FCI!  EARLY  AUTUMN.  Hi cli fabrics, fino laces, exquisite  needlework an if, abovo all, the skill  of tlio artist in cutting and finishing  uro required for the new modes,  whicli are developments of lho Diroc-  toiro models, says Thu 'JJelinuator for  Septombor. Self trimmings nro vcry  mucli. in evidence in all fashionable  wardrobes. Tucks, plaits, shirrings,  and pulls nro introduced on waists,  skirts and sleeves in seeming confusion, nnd" very effective, too, are  those ornamental features in the soft,  pliable materials that aro ro much  used. Skirts are extremely varied  as to style, width and length*. Their  width grows, especially around tho  bottom. J-lttlu wraps made of overy  material that is modish are worn.  Th'o newest wrap is a novel affair  showing a semi-fitted capo forming  sleeves not unlike the kimono. Tho  lilouso continues to hold its own, in  ppito of changing styles and continual prophecies that its day is  waning. Tho dressiest of these garments are termed "luncheon" or  "matinee" blouses and are particularly suited to semi-formal occasions.  The softest silks are fashionable for  these dressy blouses, su.ch as taffeta,  having a silvery sheen and soft  weave, or crepe-finisliod silks Iii pale  colors, t'ho dark shades, being used  for blouses to accompany tho streot  costume of' vollo, cloth or mixed  stuffs.  For betweon-scason hats, those of  straw braids, and also thoso of tulle  nnd laco are seasonable as to the  slinpes. Although there are innumerable largo hats, tho small one is,  perhaps, smarter. There are many  variations upon the trlcorne, and t'he  turban with tho projecting front, but  there arc also any number of small-  brim Iiats. Hats of mixed braid,  showing red among tlie dull shades  of blue, green or brown, and oven  black, havo a suggestion of autumn.  These ure usually in tho turban or  small sailor shape, and nre rather  simply trimmed. The Diroctoiro hat  ���������with its sweeping bird of paradiso  feather  has returned  to  favor.  Fruit trimmings will adorn the  Jnte summer Tint, and among theso  tlhcro is none more effective tlian berries, which nro frequently seen in  many shades of light blue, mauves  and green clus'cfrcd together upon  ono hat. Flowers, too, will trim the  between-soason hat. Especially smart  are the roses and othor blossoms  ���������that shade from tlie deep brown  ���������through tans, orango and yellow. Ostrich plumes in white, black and  green and in shaded effects are a  popular though' expensive trimming  for tho dressy hat, while for the severe or tailored headgear there, are  quills, ''wings and cockades to bo  ���������used in association with ribbon and  velvet.  Among tlie new millinery ornaments  nre these that show iridescent- effects���������buckles, pins and cabochons  and  beetles'  wings.  ABOUT CIRDLES.  With' thc passing of tho baggy  blouse, and thc coming of the smaller  waist, tho high girdle is inevitable.  The girdle has boon designed to give  good lines to the slender figure. It  is a higli crushed girdle, narrow at  the sides, and graduating to a point  back and-front.   ���������  The girdle, for whicli a pattern  can be obtained, may bc made of  either soft silk, satin, or velvet. It  is draped over a fitted foundation of  crinoline, eacli seam of whicli is stiffened with feathcrbonc.  In the direct-front the girdle measures seven inchest���������five inches above  tho waist, and two inches below it.  In the back it is six inches high"���������five  inches above and one inch below the'  waist. " A long buckle may .decorate  the front"' of tho'gtrdlo, -covering-  wbcro-it' fastens, or it may: be trimmed in front with" little'graduated  Jiows.   '.^_. ^_._  ^ _   _._  ,     .  _  _  Girdles of plaited laco ore'ftlso" a'  fad with tho fashionable girl. They  look charming indeed with an evening gown of soft silk or chiffon. A  lace like Cluny is generally used, ami  tha painting is done with water colors. After the laco is painted, tho  colors aro fixed with a solution of  ammonia and tlio whito of egg, which  will prevent tliem from fading. Of  course, when tho painted laco is used  for the liigh girdle, tho foundation  of the girdle Is first covered with  silk, nnd then tlie laco tightly drawn  ovcr it so that tlie painted design  will plainly show.  THE MATTER OF FllHS.  Sablo is first.  Persian lamb is fine.  - Big sleeves "arc seen.  Fino mink is always good.  Snug sleeves aro in tailory coats.  Ermine trims black b'nliy- lamb perfectly. ;     ,'���������"���������-*���������''  With tlie vogue of brown, seal will  fee "it.v.  Jaunty little coats are Willi or  without basques.  Sable tails falling over yellow laco  are bcau.tiful.  Either two or four buttons Sj*, each  side is .enough on most coats.  As a rule,  trimming fur witli velvet of tho same shade is a failure.  :Laco frills nro in tlie big sleeves of  ono just arrived bolero  of sable.  IA russet leather gilct is planned  for tho renovation  of ono sealskin.  A con t slcovo In one seal coat  shows two gilt buttons on each plain  cuff.  Tiglit, or rather snug, cufTs to tho  elbow distinguish* tlio puff sleeves of  one fur blouse.  Taupe is.(being made into pretty  garments. It ''-'combines well witli iv-  ory-wlilto bnby lamb.  A. narrow J. band of embroidered  while cloth in usoil to border tlio  collar and. xawra M /������>J������ut4, coat.  SHEEP AREffl) ON GOLD!  STABTUNG TALE TOLD BY A  LONDON PAPER.  Death,     of  Slieep   "From the Antipodes Said to be Coated  With  Gold.  Tho London Daily Mall published  tho following remarkable story:���������  kSomowhero on th'o vast grazing plains  of Australia or Now Zealand farmers  aro feeding tlieir flock's of sheep on  pasture so auriferous that tho very  animals show traces of tho outcrop  of gold in th'elr tooth". That, at  least, seems to bo tho inference to  bo derived from ovidenco which comes  not from tho Antipodes in tho news  of a fresh "strilco" of gold, but from  that vast centre of teeming population in the Kost End of London  kaown as Uethnal Green. In Hethnnl  Green sheep's lieads are a luxury,  even though tlioy Invariably are frozen imports from Australia und New  Jienlnnd.  To a medical man, Mr. H. tl. Stylo,  practising in tho Roman road, Uethnal Grceti. in due the credit of making th'o discovery. A fow days ago  ho was in the houso of a friend, n  member of the local Council, when  lie picked up tho jawbono-nf a sheep  which hud boon picked clean by the  Councillor's dog. It was only an  idle act to tenso tho dog, but the  doctor noticed a dull gleam of a  bronze color on  the teeth.  ASSAYED AS GOLD.  "Why, that looks liko gold," ho  said, after examining the teeth closely. They glistened dully with a coating of metallic, substance ..which  shone above tlio blackening caused  by tho saliva. The Councillor, who  had enjoyed the sheep's head for supper the previous night, was genially  sceptical. Hut the doctor removed  the teeth, wliich had boon loosened  by the dog, took them to his surgery and tested tho deposit of coating with aqua fortis. That gave tho  result  as  pure gold.  Next the teeth wore takon to a  jeweler, who scraped off tho metal  and submitted it to all tests known.  Tho substance was then guaranteed  to bo pure, fino gold.  The plnce of origin of the sheep's  head was easily traced���������to a continent, nt any rate. It was purchased  of a local butcher, who bought it  with many others in Smithfield Market. They had como in a frozen  state, from Australia or Now Zealand. Evon in Smithfield it is difficult to traco the exact country of  origin, for the heads como over separately from tho frozen carcases and  aro collected from vast 'areas.  Othor sheeps' heads were purchased  at random from liothnal Green purveyors, and some of them exhibited  traces of gold deposit on tho teeth in  just the samo way. 'ITioy had all  arrived from t'ho Antipodes. English  anil Scottish sheeps' heads were obtained, but there was no trace of  any auriferous deposit.  Dr. Style's theory Is thnt somewhere in' the Antipodes sheep are  being gra'/ed on soil so rich in alluvial gold that in short-cropping  tho grass thoir teeth, by constantly  coming in contact with the outcrop,  gradually receive a deposit of puro  gold.  EVERYBODY BOUGHT.    .  In its issue of the 10th inst. The  Dally Mail says that as a result of  its announcement of tho previous day  Uethnal Green woke to a desperate  longing for sheeps' heads. It would  have them at almost any price. Tho  butchers wero astonished at this sudden development or taste* "What's  it all moan?" asked ono perplexed  meat purveyor, who, it turned out,  shares with Mr. Balfour t'he distinction of not reading the papers. "I've  done nothing but servo 'jimmies' all  tho morning," this being the affectionate diminutive of the sheep's  head in circles where it is appreciated.  "Another butcher waxed humorous.  "Sow, ��������� ladics."::.ho shouted, '*who  says ono of my gold-plate^ jimmies;-  guaranteed 18-carnt, ond ;ch'6ck-full  of it?" Not only in" Bcth'r.al* Green,  but in Old. Ford, Hackney, Shore-  ditch and -. Victoria Park thore was  such'_ajnra^ph steeps' heads th*at_the  Central Meat Market was rung "up  for new supplies. Round the stalls  there, and in tho cold-storage, groups  could bo seen all tho morning, peering anxiously into t"hij mouths of  slieep for signs of a gold mine.  Not all the teeth showed traces of  any metallic deposit, which, it is  suggested by a mining export from  Australia, could not be gold, but is  probably a discoloration of the enamel, such ns is sometimes seen In  pearls.  ASSAYEJVS REPORT.  The gold, found in the tec tli of the  slieep docs not seem to be in paying  quantities. It will not work out at  anything like an ounce to tho sheep,  for instance, and the wool and th'o  mutton will remain the most profitable parts'of thc animal. So much  may be judged from the following  letter from Messrs. Johnson, Hat-  they & Co., Limited, of Hatton  Garden, the. eminent assayers ;and  melters to t'he Royal Mint and the  Bank of England:���������  "Dear Sir,���������Referring to tlie sheep's  jaw whicli you loft with us this  morning, we have taken tlie teeth  (weighing W'i grains) from tlio  snme, and Oiavo crushed and reduced  thcm.  "Wo find as a result that thoy contain  traces  of gold,  but not  in  sufficient quantity to bo weigh'able.  "Yours, etc.,  "Johnson, Matthcy Si Co., Ltd."  This particular portion of jaw  contained five or six tcetli. and Had  been picked clenn by a dog, after  which' for several "days it was inspected an'd chipped at with" knives  by curious people.   >: '   ��������� '  A litrcnrr woman.  COMMUNISM IN CANADA  How    Good Health Came^toMrs.^ PE0SI>ERrTY 03? the dOTJKHO-  BOBS IN THE WEST.  Deschesne After Much. Suffering  Mrs. Abraham Deschesne,  wife of a1 ������������������  well known farmer at St. Loon lo Taking to Modern Ways���������Trans-  Ornnd,    Que.,    considers    herself    at    . act Business  Without  lucky  woman.      And  she  has     good Money,  causo ns tho following interview will  show: "I was badly run down and' A spocial from Winnipeg to the  vcry nervous. Each clay brought its Globo draws attention to tho pro-  shnro of household duties, but I was gross and prosperity of tlio Doukho-  too  weak   to     perforin  thorn. My   bors settled in the North-west. Their  norves were in ai terrible condition, oops are better and further ndvnnc-  I could not sleep and tho least sound c{i thnn any in tho samo region. Thoy  would startle mo. 1 tried several n..(, buying the most improved im-  medicines nnd tonic wines, but nono picments and machinery. They now  of  thcui helped mo.      ln  fact I   was  own a o; horse-power .slonm plough,  six engines, two traction and four  movable threshing machines, nnd no  loss thnn four saw mills, all of which  I  continually   growing  worse,   and   began    to   despair of over being     woll  again.      Ono dny a friend  called   to  seo mu and strongly  advised mo   to  try  Dr.  Williams l'ink  I'ills.   I     de-   " T,K,ir" ���������pnU)s nntl oncrgy"js not sta-  cldod to do so, and it was not long  t,     blltto stl.uctural    and    inventive.  ���������.���������������. .ih%'JSTfJl? tly^J- Without any knowledge   of political  science whatever,  and with    nothing  but thoir Bibles,  they havo    worked  gained in strength from day to day;  my nerves became strong and quiet,  and  after  using nbout a half     'dozen  toxos of tho pills I was fully restor-  out a system of communism,  ed to my old timo health and  cheer-; HOW THEY TRADE,  fulness. I now think Dr. Williams > There nre 45 villngos, each village  Pink Pillsr an ideal medicino for w;tn a population of about 200 and  weak women." with 40 homesteads of land; tliat is,  Dr. Williams Pink Pills feed the tnerc aro between 8,000 and 10,000  nerves with now, rich red blood, thus Doukhobors altogether, settled on a  strengthening and soothing thcm, so]jd block of six townships. Each  nnd curing such norvo ��������� troubles as vjnage js a perfect community by  neuralgia, St. Vitus dance, partial jtso!f jt has its blacksmith, its  paralysis and locomotor ataxia. calT)0ntcr- ua stables' its hennery, its  Theso pills curo also all troubles duo m,n ctc ]f ft jjouknobor wishes to  to poor and watery blood, including got soxno eggs he simply 'has to go  tho special oilmen s^of womcn; Oct. tothe woman wlioso/duty it is to  the genume with thei fullname    ^Di. t,     Mekam   and sho will give  Williams.Pmk Pills for Palo People .      ^ for.nothing.    If he   de-  S^l^by^^cm^riers or^y mS  Hires a pa^f boots, Ke^nnget^  at 50 cents a box,  or six boxes   for   ��������������� <-ho  "head  man '  of tl.o village  The Dr. Williams Medi- f������r nothing.       If ho  $2.50 from  cina  Co., Brockville,  Ont.  4-  wants a new  house, he merely hns to-call in the  village carpenters and tliey will build  it for him free.. Money has no value  in  the Doukhobor settlements.  A  COMMON PURSE.  Thc profits  from  the year's   crops,  and even tho individual earnings     of  TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE.  "I think your daughter intends to  elope."  Tho old  man  looked  at  thc neighbor  who  was  always  interfering     in  matters  that  did     not  concern  him, r/oukfaobors working on tho railways  and shook  his head.                             _ nnd     elsewhere,   go   into   a   common  "I can hardly believe it,"'  he said. pUrEO, aiid  with th'is money the sup-  "I have every reason to believe���������" pi;es  for  r],0 whole community     aro  "But  that  won't  do!"   interrupted bought  wholesale.     Tho   Doukhobors  tho old man.     "You forget that this nl-wt,yS  0uy     wholesale  at  Winnipeg,  Is a  serious  matter  that  ought  not considering    the    middleman's  profit  to  be allowed   to  rest  upon  hearsay to  1)e me;.0  robbery.     Tho  oversight  evidence.     When   one  man   comes   to ot������ tuo vcar's business is annually de-  anothor    und      tells    him   that     his pUtod to four commissioners, who do  daughter    is about    to     forsake the njj t]ae nl,ving and selling and organ-  parental     roof    under cover  of     tho jzjnK  in  accordance  with  thc wishes  night, ho should  be absolutely     sure of ^ne asscIJ1b]y.     Theso commission-  of what hc says.    Havo you  suffici- ers aro n��������� i,jgilcr    than the plough-  ent evidence to show that what   you boys 01. tIl0 blacksmiths.    Wh'en their  say is true?"                    ��������� term of office ceases they return   to  "Well,    no,   I   can't    say    that    I lllQ j,]ol,g]j  or the carpenter's bench',  have,"  replied the officious neighbor. wncn:, (jigy came from,  beginning to foci that perhaps ho hnd _    ,rho RUCCCSS witli which the system  gono too fnr. ' j3 wioucht  is duo to'Peter Vercgin,  ���������Just as I feared,"  returned     the the jiolikhobor leader,  who  spent 15  old  man.     "This  ts tho third     timo  The Emperor ' of Japan can tracs  !iia pedigree back in an unbroken line  to th'o time of NebucliajtfnezEcr,' CG6  B. C,  I'vo had my hopes 'needlessly raised  by reports of this sort, and it is  growing monotonous."  MOTHER  AND  BABY.  years in Siberia prisons.  JCOT EAT FLESH.  " Tho Doukhobors  will  not  kill     or  eat any animal, believing that to be  the teaching of the Bible: Tliou shalt  not kill.    Some of them have     gono  When     baby  is  well  tho  mother  is   so far as to prcarfi that it is wrong  happy.   When  baby   is  cross,   fretful,   to  use  horses  and  cattle  for  labor,  feverish and cannot sleep,  tho mother  or to shear slieep,  or to wear   boots  is depressed,     worried  and   unhappy,   mado  of  leather.      It  was  in  pursu-  Baby's    Own     Tablets    make     both  nnce  of  this  belief that  tlioy turned  mother   and      baby  happy,     because  their horses and  cattle     loose     two  tliey    curo all   the common ailments years ago and started on their naked  of  infants  and young children.  They pilgi image.      It was this belief that  sweeten  tho stomach,  cure colic,  aid induced tlie women to harness them-  teothdng   children,   cure   constipation,   se]Ves   to  the plough  and   the   men  prevent      diarrhoea,     and      promote to d-raw warrgons of flour by hand,  sound, healthy sleep.   And yoti^  have     ij.he Tjoui;h"obors liave no marriage  a solemn guarantee that the Tablets  ]awS)  but marry     and unmarry     at  contain    no      opiate    or    poisonous  pjeaBUrCf   according   to    tho     agree-  "soothing"  stuff.     Mrs.    D.   McGill,  nb1eness of the alliance.  One is glad  Blakcnoy,  Ont.,  says :    'I have   used H fc thi   liccnse ig not ablised  Baby's  Own Tabled and  ha^e fomid yt     oflhcm    live   nnd     die  them the best med.cme I ha"������������     ������������ tho HusbamI of Ono wife.    They   will  irom whlchhyoung children suttT^X ������������*     register, births,   marriages     or  YOUNG LADIES  IAEJJIED WOMEN  MRS.       JOHN        C.     HUFFMAN  SPEAKS TO Y0TJ ALL.  Sho Tells of Her Troubles and  Their Cure That You May be  Benefited.  Nnpance, Ont., Sept. 12���������(Special).  ���������Thero are tunny womon in Canada  who will yet write letters of thanks  to Mrs. John 0. Huffman of this  placo. Mrs. Huffman suffered as  they aro suffering now. Sh'o discovered a curo In Dodd's Kidney  Pills; nnd sho is breaking tlio law  of secrecy that binds tho groat majority of womankind to let hor suffering sisters know where thoy may  find relief.    Mrs. Huffman says:  "I wns troubled for ubout six  years witli Kidney Disease and tho  pain was so groat I could hardly  bear it. I could not entertain any  company. Ono niglit when I was  feeling very miserable I read of  some wonderful cures by Dodd's Kidney Pills and resolved to toy tliem.  "At this time my urine wns something terrible nnd at times vcry disagreeable to pass, but Dodd's Kidney Pills soon brought me "relief  from all my troubles and by the time  I had taken six boxes'I was completely cured.  "I am making this statement to  the public in the hopo that it may  Kelp other young ladies or inarried  women." i ���������     ������������������      :  shall always keep a box of Tablets deaths, considering that ar. unwar-  in the house." Sold by medicine rantable interference wiUi the A -  dealers everywhere or sent by mail mighty. They will not 'make solatia cents a box bv writing The dier." as they say, believing: war to  Medicino     Co.,   Brock- be a machination of the devil  Dr.   W'illiams  -villo, Ont.  -A NEW FIELD GUN..  England ���������   May . Adopt    Ingenious  and Very Motile Weapon  BUILDING  FOOD.  To Bring the Babies Around. ,  Wiien- a little human machine .(or a  .The;Brilish. War ptlice is believed  largo one) goes wrong; ������������������������* >fs������  at  tho ��������� important as    the   selection oi  ioou  will.always liring  it   around  eyes  to' be  casting envious    -��������� ���������  now deadly field gun-.which interested   which  the -King -during- fai's-visit-to'-Den,.; *Snin,__.��������� .^^ ^^^^-������������������������������������,���������,  tho -King -during  mark  of tho Danish invention, nnd now  that tho gun which thc King saw has  been acquired by the Ilcxcr Small  Arms Company, a British firm, experiments are likely to be carried out  in this country.  The features whicli commend the  gun aro its extreme mobility, its  rate of fire, its lightness for use in  tlio roughest country, and'the fact  tliat it can bo adopted by any arm  of the service.  Cavalry tactics in the Danish army  are being revolutionized by thc adoption of the gun. The rate of firo  is" two hundred rounds per minute,  and tlio weapon is so light that it  can be taken anywhere ovcr a man's  shoulder or across a horso.  It is a multiple single-barrelled gun  with an outer rifle tube encased "in a  jacket. "Its weight is under '. 15  pounds, arid G00. rounds can be fired  before the barrel  becomes  heated.  Tlie. Danish civnlry have a gun "detachment of three' men to every  squadron. One horseman carries the  gun in n leather socket attached to  tlie saddle. Each man of the gun  'detachment carries ammunition, and  leads a horse loaded with a reserve  supply. Wherever a horse can go  the gun can go.  ���������  UNABLE TO COMPARE.  He���������"Miss Kitty, I've (heard it  said that a kiss without a moustache is like an egg without salt.  Is that eo?"  She���������"Well, really, T don't know���������  I can't tell���������for in my life I never;���������"  "Now,   now,  Miss  Kitty!"    .-������������������-  "Never ate on egg without salt."  teeth     and,  being  frequently thrown inlo convulsions,  says  a   Colorado  mother.  "I decided a change might help, so  took him to Kansas City for a visit.  When we got there he was so very  weak when ho would cry ho would  sink away and seemed liko he would  die.  "When I reached my sister s home  sh'o said immediately tliat we must  feed him Grape-Nuts and, although I  had never use l Uie food, wo got  some nnd for a few iluys gave him  just the juice of Grape-Nuts and  milk, tie got stronger, so quickly  we were soon feo'l'iig liim the Orape-  Nuts . itself ond in a. wonderfully  sliort time ho fattened right up and  became strong,and well.  "That, showed mc something worth  knowing, and,:-whcii later on my' girl  came, I-raisod'her on Grape-Nuts nnd  she.is a strong, healthy baby and  has been. You will see from the  littlo photograph I send you what a  strong, chubby youngster th'o boy is  now, but he didn't look anything like  that before wo found tliis nourishing  food. Gra])c-Nuts nourished him  back to strength' wlien ho was ��������� so  weak ho couldn't keen any other  food on liis stomach." Name given  by Postum  Co.,  Battle  Creek,  Mich*.  All children can bo built to a  more sturdy and liealth'y condition  upon C!rape"-Nuts and cream. Tlie  food contains tlio elements nature  demands, from wliich to make the  soft gray filling in th'o nerve centres  aiid brain.' A well fed brain and  strong, sturdy nerves absolutely insure n Healthy body  WARSHIPS TOO BIG.  Experts    Surprised at the Admiralty  Orders.  Dockyard and naval circles at Plymouth, England, have received with  astonishment the announcement . bf  the Secretary to the ' Admiralty in  tho Houso of Commons that tho now  Lord Nelson battJeships are to be  of 16,500 tons displacement."  "Too big," is tho general criticism. ��������� K  So long ago as September, after  tho torpedo trials in connection with  H.M.S. Eollislo, at Portsmouth,: it  was thought In high naval 7clrcles  that the Important lessons taught by  these experiments" would lead to the  production of smaller battleships.  When tho latest leviathan plans  were voted, it was known that Mr.  Phillip Watts, tho Director of Naval  Construction, had received instructions to keep down naval displacement as low as possiblo, consistent  with tho attainment of the standard of fighting value he was called  upon to realize.  Among members of the construction  staff it "is considered that Mr. Philip  Watts has not justified increased sizo  by increased fighting value. He has  sacrificed half . a knot speed ns  against thc King Edward class, and  although he has mounted more 9.2-  inch guns, this has been accomplished  bv suppressing tho useful battery of  len C-inch quick-firers, which tbo  Edward carry.  The armor distribution upon the  broadside is about thc same in both  classes, but the present war haa  taught us that armor is futile  againc't torpedo  attack.  Tho belief in Davenport dockyard is  that the designs of the ships will bo  modified to reduce thoir displacement  befoi'o they are laid down.   ������ .  ���������."���������'���������-   '<"'��������� ;f-���������'���������'���������[ i"--  Tliere is mora Catarrh in this section  of the country than all other disanqcs  put together, and until tho last few  years was supposed to bo lncurabU  I-'or R great iiiniiy years doctors pronounced it a local disease and prescribed local remedies, and by constantly  failing to euro with local treatment,  pronounced it incurable. Slence i'������.s  proven catarrh to bo a .constitutional  disease and theroforo requires -eonstiso-'  tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure,  manufactured Uy F- J. Cheney &��������� Co.,  Toledo, Ohio, in tho only constitutional euro on the market. Jt Is taken iu-  tcrnally in doses from 10 drops to a  teaspoonful. It-acts directly on th-i  blood and mucous surfaces of tho tys-  tcm.- Tliey oiler one hundred dollars  for any case it falls ..to cure.- Send for  Circulars/and testimonials.  Address:   F.   J.-, CHENEY   &   CO.,     -  ���������"���������..--. Toledo,   O.  Sold-by nruggifitfl, 75c.-"'..���������  Take Hall's Family Tills for constipation. ��������� ���������'   - .-���������     -,-';-..  "Johnny," said the tcach'er, "a  lie can-bo-nct<xUas-welLaS-lokl.JNpw,  if j our father was to put sand in  his sugar ond sell it, ho would be  acting a lie, and doing vory wrong."  "That's what mother told him," said  Johnny, impetuously, "but he said  h'o didn't care."  tfhuft Lhl������yellnn leonlfr  Btisitman���������"How's your daughter  getting on now?" Musicusl���������"Oli,  iir.c! " She's busy nt Hcefliovon's  works." llusymnih���������" Where's their  place?    What do th������y mnko?"  ted't Liniment for sale eieryntiei.  MUSIC  Cli AUG KD EXTRA.  ITouscwifc (to new domesticj���������  "There is one thing I wish to say  to you. ,Th'o last girl had a habit  of coming into the drawing-room and  playing the piano occasionally. You  never play tlie plaiibr do you?"  Now Domestic���������"Yes, mum, I  plays; but I'll hov to charge yer  one dollar a week nixtry if I'm to  furnish music for tho family."   Look  in each package for the.fam-  Imitntion may bo cither flattery or  ous little book,  "The Read to Wei 1-  stupidlty..  a Hie.  I      Neglect a cough and. contract  consumption.  SMloH's  Coi&sumpfioia  Cure TonicUuns  cures consumption, but don't  leave it too'long. Try it now.  Your money back if it doesn't  benefit you.  . Prices: R. C. Wsti.s te. Co.   Ml  2So SOc.Sl   I.sRoy,N.Y.,Toronto,Can;   I  _ S^-foUO tVuc^ttyi^d fo'fflAy'-  dt?&6 r7l&t At/*^w^  ���������  jjSjj-^^ TRADE MARV           ^aamar*  USE   ''ISLAND CITY"  HOUSE AND FLOOR  ,  PAINTS  tH;! .iWBr  Will Dry In 8 Hours.  P.   D. DODS & CO., Montreal,  Toronto,   Vancouver.  Potatoes, Poultry, Eggs, Butter, Apples  Let.us. have your consignment of   any of these articles aad *t* will  get you   good prices.'  THE   DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO,   Limited       - Cir. Weet Market mnaj eWHomo Sta., TOWOftTO.    ??  ??  Who knows anythinff about " BANNIQER "?  All Buyers, Sellers and Users of  EDDY'S   IMPERVIOUS   SHEATHING    PAPER  Arc interested  in this question  T V ���������??���������? T T  Will every readerol this enquiry " Who Knows Anything About Bannlger "  Please di op a line on the subject to  The E.  B.  EDDY COMPANY,   HULL,  CANADA  ??  |??  ������500 HIDDEN IN  STOCKINGS.  Occupied until recently by two eccentric brothers, one of whom has  died, while the other's mind has become unhigned, a house at IJrierly  Hill, Stu.ffords*hire, l"ngland, has been  the scene of a veritable treasure  hunt. Itooms which haa been in  darkness for thirty years were forced  open,- and upwards of ������500 was  found in old stockings and other curious receptacles. Some time ago  the brothers paid off in fivo shillings  pieces a mortgago of ������220.  IAS ��������� To -proTO to yoa that *te  VLB ��������� i ������*k *rm Ch-iso's Ointment Is u corUip  ^I1K3% and absolute euro tor eadr  0 HaW and every form ot ItchicK.  bleediogand protruding piles,  lhe manufacturers have Guaranteed it. See fou-  Imoniala ln tho daily press and ask yourneijlr  lora what they tliinlt o'iU You car. uso it and  let your money back if not cured. 60c a box. al  '5 dealersTor Edmanson.Batds &. Co-Toronto  Or, Chase's Ointment  I am amazed, sir. that ������you  should propose to my daughter. You  have not known hcr a week." "True,  madam, but I have known you for  some time, nnd everybody says your  daughter takes after you." lie got  the girl.  Mlnard's Llnlmeat Cores Dandrutf.  Thorverton Church', Devon, England, was recently used as a storehouse for whisky whicli had been  taken from the:village inn during a  firo.' ���������  St. Margaret's  College, Toronto.  Rc-open Sept. 12th.  A higu-cla&s residential and day  school for girls. Modern equipment.  Specialists of European training and  of tho highest academic and professional standing in every department  of work. Toe hooklct apply to MllS.  GKOkGE DICKSON, Lady Principal; GEOIIGIi: 'DICKSON. M.A., Director (late Principal Upper Canada  College).  Dominion Line Steamships  MONTREAL TO  LIVERPOOL  er Moderate   Rate   Service, "ss  S^coud c&!i:n pAVtcqsrn Ixrlbcd ia beis accomino-  d itjcn o:i Uio klrkroer .t tit. l,,v nhie of $10 lo  lrt*������rvo.������l or S42.5I) to Len Ion. Third cl*-* Ca  L^^nJo^l. Inn������lo.i, Gla^air or Q.ne������n,t wu* $15.0-).  For all 'Ubfiiculan* anolr to local acrenu*. or  DOMINION   L5.XE   OFFICES,  tl King St- ������-, Toronto, 17 eu -Sacrx-seat St, Moatr-ra  YOUR OVERCOATS  aa4 faded Su'ti would IboJc better dred.    If no afeal  ���������f *t*m la jour to-rn. write direct Moctreal,  Box 1SS  BRITISH AMERICAN   DYKI NO  CO.  Tor Ovcr Sixty V������������f������  Mbk. Wir-H-joWii Sooriti-s'a Syi-ut bu t������4a a*������J11"  millions of moUii-n for their children whilo teauiinj.  ltnootliej the child, aoftens the j-utna. auajm pain, caret  windcolic, rctrulateatheeloniach and iMwela, and is the  brat remedy for Dlarrha-*. Twenty-Sr; cents a bottl;  Bold ardru-rgiata ���������aromho-it the world. lie aureanJ  iUfor"Mna.WimLoWBawoimsoSvito*."   iH-aO  o Judge (who is bald-lieaded)���������"If  it-hat tho witnoE������'cs testify against  you bo true; your conscience must  bo as black a������ your hnir." Prisoner  ���������"H^-a-ninn-s^conseienco-is-regulated,  by bis hnir, then your honor hasn't  got any conscience at all."  J was Ciirwl  by MIN AHD'S3  Halifax.  I   was   CMrctl  by MINARD'S  Lt.-Col.  Sukscx.  1 wns Cured  by MlNAltirS  of "RKeum.itic     Gout  LINIAIKNT.  ANimliW KING.  of    Acute  Jlronoliitis  J-.1NIMBNT.  C.   CIlBWE READ.  of Acute  HKcMrnslism  J_,INI"MttNT.  C. S. 1JIL.U-VG.  Markliani,  Out.  UNANIMOUS.  "Now, boys," said the teacher, "I  need not tell you anything further of  tlio duty of cultivating a kindly disposition; hut I will tell you.a little  story of tw������  dogs.  "Ucorge had a nice little dog that  was as gentle as a lamb, lie would  sit by George's sido quietly for an  hour at a time, lie would not bark  at pasFcrs-by nor at strange dogs,  and would nover bite anybody or  anything. Thomas's dog, on thc  contrary, was always fighting other  Vlogs, nnd would sometimes tear  theni: cruelly. Ho would also fly at  the hens nnd cats in the noighbor-  liood, and on several occasions 'has  bcon known to seize a cow by thc  nostrils nnd throw hcr. He barked  at all thc strcngo men that come  along, and would bito them unless  somebody interfered. Now, boys,  which is" the dog you would liko to  own,   George's  or  Thomas's?'*  Tnttanlly camo the answer in one  eager shout: "Thomas's!,"  SETTLERS LOW KATES WEST  Via the Chicago and North Western  Railway, every day from Sept. 15th"  to Oct. 15th, settlers one way second  class tickets at very low rates from  Chicago to points in-Utah, Montana,  Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington,  California, also to Victoria, Vancouver, New Westminster, Rossland  and other points in the Kootenay  District. Correspondingly low rates  from all  points     in  Canada. Full  particulars from neo rest ticket agent  or IJ.  II.  Bennett,  General  Agent,  3'  East King  Street,   Toronto,   Ont.  .  '���������' "So you  belong-  to a glee-club?"  '.'Well,''   answered     tho  youth ��������� .'With'  longism  hair,   "that's what  we     call  it;=but^no=one~seema^.vcry���������joyous.,  when wo sing!"  Lifebuoy Soap���������disinfectant ��������� Is  strongly recommended by tbe medical profession as a safeguard rcjjainsO  infectious  diseases.  Wicks*���������"Your wife doesn't look a  minute older than she did ten years  ago." Hicks���������"According to her  statistics, sho isn't!"  irtt's liniment Cures Burns, etc.  The woman     was doing  her  I'ing.     The  assistant   handed  package,     and     she    slowly  away.      "Uo   I   ne������l   anything  sho    fcbf-ent-mi'ndodly asked,  have just  bought some  lawn,'  tured the facetious shopman,  you think you.,will need j-ome  shop-  her a,  turned  else?"-  "You  ' ven-  'Don't  hose?".  ISSUE  KO.   37���������04. Our Stock of Costume Cloths is very  complete. Prices Lower than ever. Just  received another new shipment.to-day. As the  season is later than usual we will make special  prices for thc next ten days.  FALL  GOATS  In Ladies' ancl Children's���������Our mantles are all  imported direct from the manufacturer and  priced below any of former years.  Ladies' Jackets to dear.     Reg.   price   $10   and  $12, now marked down to $5 to clear them out  RAIN  COATS  Ladies' Rain   Coats   in  three-quarter   and   full  lengths.    This Season's Goods.  Sole Agents for  Butterick   Patterns  in this City  SKIRTS  In this line we arc offering splendid values  that arc well worth taking advantage of.  "costumes      "  In Tweeds, and Ladies Cloth, etc. Good,  heavy winter goods. Reg. Price $18, $15 and  $12.    Our price to clear $S.oo.  FURS!!   FURS!!  All kinds=in Ruffs, Mink, Marten, Sable,  White Fox, White Thibet, etc., of the newest  designs, also Children's Muffs and Rufls.  MILLINERY-!!  New Goods coming to hand every day to  make our stock fresh and up-to-date.  MEN'S DEPARTMENT  This Department was never in better shape  than at the present time for filling your wants:  Men's Suits, Overcoats, Rain Coats, etc. Boys'  Suits, Reefers and Overcoats.  Odd   Pants-  Try a pair of Our Men's Untearable Pants.  Every pair guaranteed.  Boots and Shoes  In Men's, Ladies' and Children's, from all  thc best makers.  MACKENZIE  AVENUE  DRESS MAKING  We have all the latest dress materials and  coupled with this our Dresses are all made to  fit, stylish and Fashionable.    Prices Right.  Sole Agents for  Butterick  Patterns  in this City  ***  A great  Convenience  Around a house is (o have a-  ]?lace to keep books. You  can get those sectional book .  cases at the Canada Drug &���������  l5ook Co.'s Siorc. They.keep  all the sizes. You buy the  lop and the base and as many'  intcrmedinie sections as you  wish���������they fit anywhere.  Call ancl see them or write  CANADA DRUG ������ BOOK CO., Ltd  ���������"BROWN'S"'moans GOOD GOODS.  ���������Choicest     Perfumes.,    and     Toilet  Waters, at Bews' Drug Store.  ���������Just -unloading a car of. Cold Stream  Ranch apples,  at U. B. Hume & Co's.  -Homes furnished'-'on the instalment  Howson's V.xvge.   stock of  ������  ������������������������������������oaooo*���������s������aco*eeeeo*a������a  BORN.  Campbell���������At Vancouver, on Wednesday.- Oct. 10th, to "Mr. and "Mrs.  B. 11. 'Campbell, a daughter.  Coming Events.  Oct. 24���������" "My    Friend   from    India,'  "Walker's Comedians.  Nov. 9���������" The Ticket of Leave Man,"  Amateur Dramatic Club.  Nov. 17���������Philharmonic'Soc. Concert.  LOCALISsVIS  ���������Read -BROWN'S" advertisment.  Reserve Nov. 9th for "The Ticket of  Leave Man."  ���������To Rent. Furnished. Rooms-', apply to  Mrs. McPhadden.  J. and M.  Mclntyre.  of Notch Hill,  were in the cily this week.  ���������Leather   book covers  vemrs. sold at the Cann  ��������� One Dollar and a Half Parker Fountain Pens, at Bews' Drug .Store.  beautiful sou-  la Unit; Stoic  plan   from  furniture.  ���������PIPES, PIPES,'. PIPES, wo will  wrap theni up AT TOUR, PRICE.  BROWN'S CIGAR .STORM.  J. B. Grossman left this morniiu; for  Godet'ich, Out., liavihjj been called  east by the serious illness ol liis  mobliur. i'i '  ���������Wo will fill your prescription very  carefully with the best only of medicines at tho Canada Drug Store, on tho  cornet'.  Mis. and the Misses Palmer and  .Mrs. Ufqul-.art and family- left on  Tuesday morning to attend" a l'amily  reunion. the occasion being the celebration of the golden wedding of Mrs.  Palmer's and Mrs. Urquhavt.'s parents.  Thc second of the scries of Promenade Concerts, uuder the auspices of  the Ladies' Hospital Guild. takes  place in the Opera House to-morrow  evening. The programme will be  found in another column. Admission.  ���������Jit ceuts.  The Quadrille Club is being conducted.this season under the auspices  of the Independent Band, and arrangements have been made to hold  dances twice a. month as usual, the  next one taking place on Friday  evening, Oct. 28th. Admission, 81.IK).  Tickets for the season $5.00.  W. A. Galliher exhibits cowardice  in^his..c:iinpa!gn=iti^JOjot(luay>Jlenriiigi  --QUALITY  'BROWN'S"  in  Cigar  every  Store.  lino     at  ���������Poaches, the lasl of lho season, i?2.00  a box, at O. B. Hume ifc Go's.  ���������Pino lines of Decoration paper,  Dancing Girl Crepe paper in many  colors, at Bews' Drug Sloip.  The. Ladies Guild of St. Peter's  Church have arranged for a supper  and entertainment 'in he given at  Tapping's Opera House on Hallowe'en.  Oct. Mist. The all'iiir promises to be a  great success. Supper wiil he served  between 0 aad 7:M0 o'clock.  Out of So competitions in the mineral  department at the world's fair at Kr.  Louis, British Columbia exhibits  seemed 72 prizes of which two were  grand prizes. 2.") gold medals. HI silver  medals and I! bronze medals.  Have the Cigar & Tobacco Trade  OF THE TOWN  ���������RTTaflATTSTn   We have thc Best Stock, the  ���������PX-J-OXO. U O-LU Variety and the Best Values.  THAT  IS   WHY   WE  WANT  TO ADD YOU'  TO OUR LIST OF  CUSTOMERS.  Ci  ??  WHOLESALE  CIGAR    STORE  MATTRESS  Pure Politics  "Was thc subject of Dr. Chown's  addreess in the Methodist church  Monday evening. There was not as  as large an attendance as was .expected" by reason of conn ter attractions.  The  speaker,   who was introduced  by   C.   F.   Li.idmavk,   said   that his  mission to the west was in the interest  to make   of moral   reform   and   pure politics.  Banff a winter rc-=oit and advertising j He laid particular stress  on the eor.-  matter to   that   elfect  will at once be I rupt practices  that were  adopted  in  the proposition ' politics in Canada which  Tiie electors admire and will support "a good fighter." Galliher lost  his reputation n.-t such when he  insisted on the election in Kootenay  being a hye-election. '��������� Big Bill "' wifl .  have no hcoitancy about writing-  himself down as tlie "absent member'  after polling dav.  The  C. P. R.  has decided  ���������Ve   olde  Pianos   at  firm  How  of   lleinir.'.si.m & Co.  ion's Furniture Store.  at Unit will  lllgll   i.--  ���������.VJcases of Pears .'11-t in for eating  and perserving. at C. B. IInine At Co's.  The Dominion Government has  stocked Bow river, near lianlf. wiih a  carload of brook trout, taken from  the rivers north of La'>.<.��������� Superior.  ���������New songs and instrumental music  continually coming in to the Canada  Ding Store. Drop in and look over  them. .  ���������Flowers and Vegetables all winter,  carnations, chrysanthemums. lettuce.  and watercress. Floral designs n  specialty���������J. Maley,  Florist.  See "My Friend from Indie  Opera House. Monday night,  make you laugh and a good  the l>eist cure for all ills.  ���������Don't forget the Band Promenade  Concert by the Ladies" Hospital Guild  on Friday night. Admission, 'Jiic.  Bring tencenls extia fur refreshments  ���������Come early and secure a program.  Tlie King's Birthday will be celebrated in Revelstoke by the production  of a four act drama, entitled "The  Ticket of Leave .Man," hy the Amateur  Dramatic Club. Remember the. date  Nov. Oth.  Last Friday night "Western Manager  F. S. Graves, of Vancouver, presided  at the regular meeting of tho local  Woodmen's Camp. Six new members  were initiated while a number of  applications for membership were  accepted. Manager Graves did excellent work during his brief stay in the  city and was very favorably impressed  tvith the prospects of the local camp.  that Chas. Mackintosh will win oul  aiiainst him. Why didn't he have the  Kootenay election brought off at the  same time as the general contest?  Simply because he wa.s afraid. .Should  the Liberals win out on Nov. 'ilrtl.  then he thinks Kootenay will be safe  for him. Not hy merit does he hope  to win, but by pie-arranged scheming  and indirect bribery.���������Slocan Drill.  A C$QQd   doctor  AND  A (food druggist  One i.s necessary to  if Lhe. best results arc  tained.  the  olher  to   he oli-  No matter how skillful a  physician may be, how well the  medicine he prescribes is suited  to the case, his best elforts arc:  set at naught if a careless incompetent druggist puts up the  prescription.  Bring your prescriptions hero.  That is tlie surest guarantee  that they will be compounded  just a.s your physician wishes  them to be.  issued. .Spea.sing of  recently Mr. Robert Kerr, passenger  traffic manager nf the- C. P. R. said:  '���������There are opportunities for ali kinds  of athletic sports (hiring the winter  and aiso for outdoor exercise and  pleasure. The climate is ideal and  every accommodation will be made to  make the place, attractive and enjoyable. It is one of the best spots in  Canada to be used as a winter resort."  ^Waikeri"s^C&rnedians!XojTiing:���������^  An evening of hearl iest laughter is  promised us next Monday night when  Walker's ' Comedians present ".My  Fiiend from India." at the Opera  House. It has never been .seen in tliis:  part of the world, but few 'nave' not  lieard or read of its phenomenal success in London, New York and other  great centres. As a laugh 'producer it  has perhaps never had an e<pial��������� at  lea,st. eminent critics have goin: on  record to that ell'cet. In originality  of .situation and brightness of repartee  it i.s in a class by   itself.      Those    who  ig to he in  Come-,  dians play "My Friend from India."  Mr. George Berry, who is stage director for the company, has had long  and varied experience in theatrical  work, and i.s recognized ns one of the  most capable stage directors in his  profession. .Mr. Berry has full charge  of the stage, and in "My Friend from  India." will be seen as ���������'Krastus I'nder-  holt," the Kansas City pork packer, a  character which suits  him admirably.  dated back  to Confederation. He spoke of the  franchise as being sacred and said it  was the duty of every voter to see  that he used his influence in that  way���������"Vote, he said for a man that  stood up for pure politics and straightforward principles." He pointed out  I many instances of corruption and  j bribery, mentioning the late blot  which' was spattered on the map  owing to the politicians of the fair  province of Ontario indulging in  such  JUJ3KftLo.RijUiaoUcesti____^ ;._���������.__ .;_____.  'In conclusion lie said tliat he "hoped"  the present government would be  made up of politicians with pure  motives all thiough the Dominion  wliich would terminate in good and  righteous administration.  i***********************  BAND PROGRAMME  FRIDAY, OCTOHRR 21, 100-1  ��������� ~ ������������������' ��������������������������� ���������- ���������-������������������- j    .........      , ,,  love to laugh are surely goini  their  element   when   Wiilkei  The Matinee Girl March    .I.T.  Hall  Phm. B.  DRUGGIST AND STATIONER  Next Hiime Blk.  "The Ticket of Leave*;Man."  One of the most popular corning  attractions i.s the four aot drama. "The  Ticket of Leave Man," which will be  produced, at the Opera House on the.  evening of the King's Birthday, Nov.  Oth, by the. Revelstoke Amateur Dramatic Club. The scenery necessary  for an up-to-date production of I his  popular drama, has been in course of  preparation for the past month al; thrs  able hands of Mr. T. II. Dunne, and of  wliich more notice vvill bo taken iu a  future, issue. The caste is a, strong  one. in which each individual member  will be seen to advantage. The members have been rehearsing steadily for  some time and the management promise the public a first class pei'I'ormanee.  The plan will be open nl, tho Canada  Drug <fc Book Store in a few days,  and as Ibis performance, promises lo  eclipse anything herelofnre presented  by amateurs in this eily, il, will be  well l.o secure your seats early 11s  there is. sure to bc a bumper house.  Polish Dance Beyer  The Chicago Two-Step.. .Brooke  Air Varie, Annie Laurie   (Cornet Solo by K. Kdwards)   "iggs  Mia Bella Waltzes. .Otto Roeder  Soldier?; of Fortune Marcli....  Bridal   Ononis  ..Beyer  (Lohengrin)....    Wagner  000**ll***9****������*t������*********  The Creole Queen Jt. B. Hall  GOO SAVK THU  KING.  called on Mrs. Adair to read the  following address. The presentation  being made hy Bro. R. Brill.  In reply Capt. and Mrs. Baynton  very warmly thanked the friends for  their kindly words and appreciation of  their work in the Master's service,  when all joined hands in a circle and  sang "God he with you till] we meet  again." After wliich Capt. Baynton  closed with a prayer. The captain  and his wife with the officers ot the  Pacific Province will meet this week  at S. A. headquarters'in Spokane, at  Officers' Council, where they will  receive their marching orders'to their  new, fields of labor.  Revelstoke, Oct. 17th, 1004.  To Capt. and Mrs. Baynton :  Dear friends and fellow workers,  according to the system of the . Salvation Army, the time has cohie'when  yon are about to be transferred to  another post. We; representing your  many friends in Revelstoke, feel that  we cannot allow this opportunity to  pass without "expressing to you our  appreciation of the faithful sesviees  yoii-have-rendorcd^in^the^interests-oE.  the Master's kingdom in this place.  Your courage in facing difficulties,  your hopefulness in meeting discouragements, your quiet perseverance) in  the pathway of duty, have always  strengthened our hearts, cheered us on  and nerved us to greater faithfulness,  while your kindly spirit expressed (.0  .so many in various practical ways has  won you many friends not only inside  of the Army, bub among others as  well. Yours has been the joy both of  the reaper and the sower ns well. You  havo seen the blessings of the Muster  crowning   your   labors   with    visible  *  ������  Hi  *  Hi  Hi  ������  $  **"S"K**"fc*K*'K&'**'K"*B'*������  leOurScotdi Tweeds  Before you place your Order for a Fall Suit.  Wc also carry the Best Lines of Worsteds and Serges  the market.    PRICES RIGHT !  Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed.  .   WE USE THE UNION LABEL.  A. SCOTT,  Mackenzie Avenue  DO IT WOW  GET A BOTTLE OF  CREAM OF WITCH HAZEL  An   exquisite Toilet  Lotion for  Chapped Hands,  Roughness of thc Skin  Redness, Irritation, Etc  success. But we remember that the  real work lies in that realm where  human sight cannot follow. Your  work has been to deal with the unseen  spirits of men,.and the chief results of  such work is seen only by the All-  Seeing Bye. Your work has been, wo  doubt not, blessed of God in encouraging human hearts, directing eyes  upward, influencing lives Godward,  the building up of strong Christian  character, and inspiring men and  women to press on in the Christian-  race. Wo aro sorryyou have to leave  us, we , have ��������� profited hy ��������� fellowship  with you, but while we shall be the  poorer, others will profit by our loss.  We shall be separated iu body, bub  united in Christ. In the new Held to  which, in the Providence of God, ypu  shall be sent, we pray that His richest  blessing may rest upon ypu and that  the woi-k of Christ which is in your  hands, may be established. May the  separation but stimulate us to greater  zeal in the service of Our Lord and  Master until life's work shall he ended  and then may we hear the words  "Thouhast been faithful in a few  things, I will make, the ruler over  many things, enter thou into the jov  of thy Lord."  And now in closing we beg of you to  accept this purse as a small token  of  thehighesteom'-iirwhich-you-are-held  by your many friends in Revelstoke.  Signed on behalf of Committee:  ���������Tames Anderson. Sgt. Major.  Ed. Adaik. R. Buili..  S. Caklson. A. Leveque.  TAPPING'S   OPERA   HOUSE  ONE JOLLY NIGHT  Monday, Oct. 24, 1904  "The in ii-ror scene is one of the cleverest  tilings ever done on a London stage."���������  / ��������� London Daily Chroniclo  FIRST TIME HERE OF  THE  HILARIOUS SUFFICIENCY  Ny friend from Indid  II. A. Du   Souchet's    Farcial    Comedy  in three acts, interpreted by  WALKER'S-COMEDIANS  The funniest play.of the season.  '    ----������������������        till  make you laugh  your cheeks."  Will  the tears. run down  ���������Xew York Herald.  Prices $1.00 and 75 Cents   (  Address and Presentation.  On Monday evening the soldiers of  the Revelstoke corps of the Salvation  Army met in the officers' qunrters at  the S. A. Barracks to say "an revoir"  In Captain and Mrs. Baynlon on l.hu  eve of their departure, for Spnknnc,  and a very pleiiHtinf, ovening. spent.  Bro. Kd. Adair called the friends to  order and JiXiinounced he had "a ple.is-  anf duty to perform before they dispersed and asked Capt. and Mrs.  Baynton to come forward and, (as he  was   .siifl'criiig  from   a   severe    cold)  for  Gentlemen find   it  excellent  Use After Shaving  We make it ourselves and therefore guarantee its quality and  purity.  Price 25c.  Red Cross Drug Store  C. A. ADAMS, Manager.  Uniform Railway Rules  The railway companies of tho Dominion have agreed among themselves in response to a circular from  the railway commission, to draft a  uniform set of rules to govern the  operations of trains. The general  opinion is that thc enforcement of  uniform rules will prevent frequent  accidents involving loss of life and  property. The roads will be compelled  to introduce tho block system where  ever the business is heavy enough to  make it necessary. Automatic switch  devices will be insisted upon so that  the semaphore will first show the  danger before a switch is opened.  Thc head and light signals will be  made uniform on all the roads, and a  rule will bo introduced that no train  hand shall work more than a speeilied  nuinliei' of hours each day whelhur he  wants to or not.  llcscrveil Scats at the Canada Drug and Book  Company's Store.  NOTICE TO CREDITGHS  In lhc matter of OLAK 13. HANSEN', deceased,  ���������uni  In the muller of the "Ollicial Administrator's  Act."  NOTICE IS HEREBV GIVEN' that hy order  of Ills Honor Andrew I.eainy, County .liidjje,  dated the lltth day of October. .".'Jul, George  Smith McCarter, Ollicial Administrator for  thnt part ol Kootenay County comprised within lhe ltevelstoke Electoral Jjistriet, lius been  f;rn>ited letters of administration, to ddinln-  ster all and singular the estate of Olai B.  Hansen, deceased, intestate.  And further take notice that all claims upon  the said estate must be pent into the said  Administrator, at his Ofllce Imperial Bank  Block, ltevelstoke, B. C, within SO days from  the date hereof, after which time all proceeds  will be distributed among the parties lawfully  thereunto entitled.  GEORGE SMITH McCARTER,  Ollicial Administrator.  Dated the 19th doy of October, 1904  Dentist  Successor to Dr. Curry  GOLD CROWN & BRIDGE WORK  A  SPECIALTY.  DENTAL PARLORS  Over Bews' Drug Store.  MACKENZIE  AVENUE.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days aftor  date I intend to make application to the Chief  licence Inspector fora transfer of licence from  thc Home Hotel, to thc l'avilion Hotel Gold-  fields.  B. F. TERRY.  Dated October 20th. 1901.  ���������We MARKED THEM RIGHT at  the start, BROWN'S CIGAR STORE.  ���������FOR SALE���������AT A BARGAIN���������  A first-clasp J. & J. Taylor Safe. Apply  P. O. Box 71. J.W.B.  ���������Beautiful Ebony Hair Brushes and  Cloth Brushes, choice selection at tKo  Canada Drug & Book Store.

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