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Array ���������"������������������\  ' .'U V  j>J3<tid  - i,S)  /,:/y..  ><* Le^%;>,  IsS  RAILWAY    MEN'S   JOURNALj;%1  %55  Vol    XV: NO. 25  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,   DECEMBER 8, 1904  $2 OO a YeihS^^drii  Department Store.  SILVER LEAD  'ERE is a Big Budget of Nice, Suitable  and Seasonable Presents for Everybody���������for Mother, Father, Children, Uncle,  Cousins, or your Best Girl or Beaux.  SiHXBlBL!, UAAltrfrttTSSX  or  adies  Blouse Ends  Silk Handkerchief  Purses  Belts  Collars  Fancy Stationery  Brush and Comb Sets  Perfumes  Fancy Silk Shawls  Cushton Tops  Embroidered Linen  Drawn Work, Linen  Kid Gloves-  -Slippers  Silk Waists  Lace Curtains -,  Table Napkins  ���������'Furs      -'-_��������� -,v   _ ,.  Facinators . '  Manicure   Setts  s  for Men  TIES=Bow Ties, String  -Ties, Four-in-hand Tics,  "   Flowing End Ties, Ascot  and English Square. ,  Some   of  these    are    in  Fancy Boxes.  Cloves  Kid & Buckskin Gloves,  dressed and undressed.  Suspenders  Fancy Suspenders in  boxes from 75c. to $2.75.  Handkerchiefs  Handkerchiets=In Silk,  Linen, White, Black and  Colored, fancy borders  25c to 1.25  China and  Cut Qlass  Jardinieres  Cut Glass Tumblers  Flint Glass Goblets  Sherry,   Port   and  Champagne  Glasses���������  All kinds  China Salad Bowls, all  sizes, from 50c to $3.00  China arid Glass Celery  dishes.  Chocolate   Bowls ��������� a  large assortment.  ChinaliBread and-Butter Plates. "���������       ,'    '"���������*  Berry , Sets  in   China  -- and Glass.- -���������  -Cut   Glass,.-large    assortment. v .     .._,.- ,���������v    ....  ���������^'-"'-"DiitTie'r?   sets,  -^Toilet'  sets, Tea sets. "    y'<'"--'-'���������   -  .Sugar     ancl  "   Cream  Pitchers in china and glass.-  China.  Vases,      Glass .  Vases.  China cups and saucers  from ioc up to $4.00.  A large stock of   Limoges China.  Gold  Edge  Glassware  ���������Table sets, 4 pieces  Water Sets,   7   pieces  and  Berry Sets, 7 pieces.  for Children  Toys, Doll ^Furniture,  Games, Doll Cabs, skates,  etc.  We have a much larger display of Toys than  usual. Bring the children  to see them.  Is the Opinion  of the  Beatrice  Mines   as   Expressed   by an  Independent     Expert    Who  Visited the Property.  Mr. VV. Gooding, B. Sc, late of  London, England, lint who is now a.  resident of tliis city, returned on Monday evening from 11 trip to the Fish  River Mining District. During his  visit, to the camp. Mr. Gooding spent  some lime on tho famous Beatrice  mines, in company with Mr. F. F.  Fulmor, one of the owners of the pioperty, and also ou the Silver Dollar  properly, owned hy thelilwood Tin-  workers Gold Mining Co. Being  asked hy the Herald to express liis  opinion of the Beatrice mines anil the  camp generally, Mr. Gooding said;  "I had 11 splendid trip and wus much  pleased with ths appearance of the  district generally. It is true I left  here for the express purpose of looking over tlio Beatrice Mines, of which  1 have heard a good deal since my  arrival here1, antl to say that I found  everything as it, was represented is  quiet true. The Beatrice is one of the  hest silver lead properties I liave  visited, during my five years of inspection of silver lead mines in different parts of the world. Then the  Beatrice is more than a silver lead  mine, it is a gold mine. I visited tho  dilferent leads on the property and in  the walls of the tunnels 1 found that  the lirst tunnel had cross cut a splendid  free milling quartz lead, which I inspected and followed the course of the  same over the surface and from  which I have taken some splendid  'sample*.. Tliere is no doubt in tuy  mind but that the same lead of gold*  oie outcropping on the Beatrice is thc  A Pretty Wedding.  On Wednesday evening the 23rd ult.  the home of Mr. G. Hedstroin was thc  scene of an  intorestii-g event  in lhe  marriage, of Mr.  John Brill to Elizabeth Miller,  sister of Mrs. lledstriim.  Some 2S couple and friends assembled  to   witness   tho   happy   event.     The  bride   neatly   dressed   in   bluu ladies  cloth trimmed  with cream satin, was  assisted  by   Miss Esse Hamilton, in a  dress of white lawn, and  Capt. Lloyd  in   her simple   hut  suggestive serge.  Tlie   groom   wiis   supported   by   Mv.  James Beazelynnd   ilr. David Brill,  brother of tin.' groom.   The. marriage  ceremonv was performed by the Rev.  XV.   0.   Calder.     The  bride was (he  recipient   of  it   number  of  valuable  presents.     About 10 o'clock the company   was   invited     to   supper    and  gathered   around    tables   well   laden  with   good   things,   and   such  as did  great  credit to the   hostess.    Everything possible  was done for the comfort aud pleasure of tho guesLs and to  do honor to the young* couple.   At the  conclusion of the supper the health of  the  bride and groom was pioposed by  Rev. Mr. Calder and' joined in by the  compivtiy.   After supper the company  enjoyed an  hour or two in music and  social pleasure scporating about midnight.  THE JAP AND  THE RUSSIAN  Japs Fire From 203 Metre Hill  and Sink one Battleship and  Disable Another���������Harbor too  Hot for Russian Fleet.  eo's Wear  Smoking Jackets-, Pi pes in Cases, Cigar Holders, Cigarette Holders, Tobacco Pouches, Mufflers '(silk), Jersey  Mufflers, Toilet sets/: shaving sets, Ink stands, Curling  Jackets, Tam o' shanters, Curling Brooms.  Grow id (  And Xmas Fruits of All Kinds  A most superb selection of Fancy Peels, Eating Figs,  Eating and Table Raisins, Nuts,-Etc. The acme of all fine  Confectionery is to be found among this choice selection.  Before selecting your Xmas Groceries we invite you to  investigate our Wares and wc will guarantee that you will  go-away more than satisfied.  (. B. HUME & (0, li  same one that tho Eva Mines Ltil,,.are  working ou, in their property on.Lex**  ington mountain " and I am ������������������ credibly?  'informed tliat the' leads eau be' traced  across country from one property to  tlie other, aud when I made the remark  that tho Beatrice would make a big  gold mine, as well as it is now known  as' the richest among the best mines  iu'high grade silver lead ore. I do so  iii absolute belief of what my examination has proven to my mind during  my visit there last week.  The work of development that has  been in progress for some time is well  dono and co the very best advantage  to the property. There is piactically  no dead work and the tunnels are  running with ore bodies, whicli to my  mind is good mining. The management has been of the best, as is evident by the systematic manner in which'  the property has been developed. I  was shown the smelter returns from  a shipment of 117,50S lbs., net weight,  which realized tho handsome return  of $0,070.10 at tlie smeller. The Beatrice is a splendid tunneling proposition  and as I said befoie, the woiking of  tho property by the tunnel system  undertaking, keeps the ore bodies in  sight as^the_works proceeds.  On the dump at the Beatrice, there  is a large body of good grade ore. of  sufficient valuo to pay the entire cost  of the construction of a mill for the  reduction of the lower grade ore and  at the same time will pay a handsome  profit. I am told that the mill will in  all likehood be, under construction  next year.  I brought down with me some  .sumpies of the galena ore, as well us  samples from the gold quartz loads,  and from the carbonates. I will have  them assayed at Vancouver and in a  few days will have the returns from  there. The carbonates have heen  assayed by the owners, and Mr. Fulmer showed me returns of 201 oz. of  silver to the ton. Yes, I believe the  Beatrice mines are making towards a  splendid dividend paying property  and in the very near futuie will be  well considered with the big mines of  the continent.  Mr. B. W. Brock, M. A., of the  Geological Survey Department, in nis  report to the Department of the Interior in 1903, in speaking of the geology  of the .Lardeau district, makes a very  favorable comment on the Beatrice  property, which he visited during his  work for the department in the  district.  I also visited the Silver Dollar properly, and was well pleased with lhe  work I saw done and the appearance  of things generally on this gioup."  House For Sale.  A First-class Private Dwelling, on  Mackenzie Avenue, for sale.  Apply for particulars at the Herald  Office.  Kootenay Election  Return.  Nklsox, Doc. o.���������Rcturning Officer  John Boultbee for,Kootenay Riding  today received the' returns of* the  recent election sent in by the various  deputies and gave out the following  figures: Galliher, 21S7; Mackintosh,  17'-!3: Baker, 005. This gives the Liberal candidate a majority of 752 over  the. Conservative and 147 over the  combined Conservative, and Socialist  vote.  Tokio, Dec. .7.���������It is officially announced that the .Russian battleship  Poltava lins heen sunk in the harbor  of Port Arthur as a result of thc Japanese bombardment and the battleship  Retvizau has been seriously damaged.  The Japanese troops occupied Akasa-  ka Hill, frontage on Port Arthur yesterday, Dec. 7. The Russian armored  cruiser Bayan is reported to be  aground.  The headquarters of the Japanese  army in front of Port Arthur has  reported confirming tho disabling of  the Russian battleships Relvizan and  Poltava and stilting that lho cruiser  Bayan is aground. Thee report goes  on to say as������fulIows:  "Owing to the Plunging firo from 203  Metre Hill, tho enemy wns withdrawn  to Akasaka Hill. On December 0, our  forces occupied an ^itre fort at 1 p. in.  Subsequently our forces, after dislodging thc enemy, occupied an eminence  north of Suerh Kou and two eminences  north of San Licliium at 3 p. in. On  Docember0at*ip.ii!., in response to  the bearer of the enemy's iiag of truce  an armistice of five hours was granted  for the removal of lho dead."  ���������  rocenes  "\Vo have a bigger stock, larger assortment, and finer quality of  necessaries and luxuries for OUR XMAS TRADE than  ever before.  Our importations of Mediterranean Fruits have arrived earlier  than usual, qualities'and values are exceptional.  Layer Raisins, Valentia and Malagas and Sult-mas, Almonds,  "Walnuts,- Filberts and Brazil Nuts, Oranges, Apples, Malaga Grapes,  Cranberries, Choicest Spices, Coffees and Teas.  ODD THINGS  OF LIFE ARE TO BE FOUND IN OUR STORE I  OUR GROCERIES need no recommendation: they sell on their  own merits. And ��������� their increasing popularity and our reasonable  prices are doing more than their part in advertising this important  branch of our business.  Such as   Imported Olives, Sauces, Salad Dressings and Extracts  are as good   ns  can   be   obtained  tastes'cver so much hotter.  Cunning    Indians     Discovered  Crime and Reported to Police  ���������:Charred   Bones ' and   Gold  ��������� Teeth Found among Ashes.   .'-,,.    \--e 1       .-* - _,-.*���������>_'*��������� ,  Winnipeg,*' Dec.--u'.'���������"VVitliin 500  miles of the 'Arctic, circle and as far  from civilization, a couple of months  ago "an American gold seeker 'committed a brutal and cold-blooded  crime, murdering his only companion  in the wilderness. _ The two men had  gone into the region in Northwestern  Canada 'about Slave iLake, known to  possess fabulous deposits of gold and  mineral. They made the acquaintance  of Indians and had many friendly  pow-wows. One night the Indians  who camped near them heard a shot.  The next day'they visited the Americans' camp and found .the remains of  an extraordinarily laige fire. With  native cunning thej" found that only  one man had left camp and grew  suspicious, but could find no trace  whatever of the spcond. Thoy soon  reported the case to an isolated police  fort. Investigation in the ashes  of the fire found a couple of charred  bones and gold-filled teeth of the  missing man. The Indians had called  him ''Man with gold in his mouth."  The other man was followed up and  overtaken on the fringe of civilization,  .arr_e.->.ted__on_ a ti limped up charge of  liquor smuggling, and later charged  with .nurdcr. Since the latter charge  he refuses to talk or even give his  mime. The police have found out bis  name, but will not disclose it. He  vvill be tried shortly for the alleged  offence. ���������'    ;  Christmas Presents.  A visit to the stores in the city this  Christmas season cannot help but  impress upon ��������� the holiday buyers the  fact that ne ver before in the history  of Revelstoke has there been such  large stocks of goods nor anything to  compare, in quality. The Christmas  goods are magnificent the yery latest  in style and artistic in manufacture  and just as reasonable, in price as can  be found in any city* or town inthe  west. Make your holiday purchases  early and do not forget, to make the  round of the stores, .Your visit will  not only be a help to yourself but the  merchants will be only too pleased to  show you their display'of Christmas  novelties.  Kootenay Open Air Rink..  Mr. Wm. Watson is busily engaged  incompleting the plans for the new  open air rink which he is building'to  the east of thc town. The ice sheet  will be 350 feet long and 125 feet wide.  A comfortable building for the accommodation of patrons is being erected.  Mr. Watson has engaged the services  of an assistant who has had some  experience in open air rinks and a  guarantee of good ice during the  season will be assured. Season-tickets  will be offered for sale shortly at $4  for gentlemen, and $2.50 for ladies,  The   Watson   St cck   Company  The abovo named company, who  have just completed a phenomenal  run of six months in Vancouver,  opened a week's engagement at the  Revelstoke Opera House on .Monday  evening in' that great mining play,*  '���������Jim', the Westerner. Mr. Watson  appeared iu thc title role and cleverly  depicted th'e generous, open-hearted  miner who slicks "to his * partner  ''through thick andj.hm." Mr. -Harry  Pollard, as Andrew Burkopa sh'rewcl  speculator, niade a first class villian.  The comedy" parts were well taken  care of by John J. Williams and Miss  Aline Wallace, as Mr. and Mrs. Simon  Dean, lt would be hard to find Mr.  Williams'equal as-a" comedian. He  kept the audience in convulsions of  laughter. Miss Ethel Roberts, as  Mary Lawton, was much admired.  Miss Roberts is a graceful and accomplished actress with a peculiarly  attractive style and charm of manner  which at once made her a favorite  with the audience. The remaining  members of the company gave excellent support.  On Tuesday night the great Russian  war drama "Michael Strogofl'" was tho  attraction. The principal roles were  ta'*en by Ilaydon StevetiMin, "Michael  Sliogolf"; Harry Pol'ard, "Ivan Ogar-  i(l','' and Miss Ethel Huberts as "N'acsia  Teoilor." In the comedy 1 ole of an  English war correspondent Johnny  "Wil liains iii.nle a ureal hit, being ably  assiaied by .Mr. W.i.son, a repres-enta-  tiie ot lhe American pie-s. Mins  Marie Thompson, a Gypsy _woinan,  and Miss Wallace ns "Marl'u Strogoll' "  were also good. The play is a powerful ono necessitating great dramatic  talent, and it suffered nothing at lhc  hands of the Watson Stock Company,  each member appearing lo the best  "advantage". '  Lait night "The Parish Priest" wa.s  presented, a comedy drama in which  the light and shade are beautifully  intermingled, and the simple -'story  was told with a charm Ihat wound  itself about the hearts o[ the audience  and left a deep impression there.  A sterling lines of specialties are  given between the acts, which keeps  the audience in first class humor, thus  avoiding the long . and tedious wails.  Au.icing the specialties, of which there  is an entire change each night, arc  comedy monologues and parodies by  J. ,T. Williams; character songs by  Miss Adelaide Keith, who possesses a  lyric contralto voice of a very preLty  quality. True Boardman, baritone,  in the latest .popular negro melodies,  and Tracy McDermot, tenor, in class!-,  cab ballads. One of the most interesting features is the illustrated songs,  among which were "Soldiers of tho  King,"For Sale, a Baby," and "My  Mother was a Northern Girl." The  performances throughout aro clean  and wholesome and good lessons may  be drawn from the stories presented  each ovening. With each performance the company grows in favor with  the Revelstoke public, although the  patronage is not as good as the merits  of the company deserve. Mr. Watson  has spared no pains to get together a  first class company, four members of  wliich have been "starred," Miss Ethel  Roberts, Mr. Watson, Mr. Hayden  Stevenson, and Mr. John J; Williams,  the last named was the original  "Peck's Bad Boy," starring for 15  years in that role.  To-night that, funniest of funny  comedies, "The Man from Mexico,"  will be presented. It is full of tunny  situations and is a distinct contrast  with the two preceding plays "Michael  Strogoff" and "The Parish Priest,"  giving a splendid opportunity to. the  company to display their versatility.  Among the specialties to-night will be  an illustrated song by Mr. Tracy McDermot, whose singing during the  past   three nights has been so much  A dinner with  these accessories  LIVERY  Ts almost as important to the successful Grocery as the quality  of the goods il sells. AVe will call for your order" and deliver the  goods just as if you selected them yourself.  CHINA AND GHASSWARE DEPARTMENT  We are showing a small but very choice lot of some of the very  latest goods in China and Glassware. This is a special importation  and comprises varities not usually shown.  All-varieties of Fresh Vegetables on hand.  Oats Feed Wheat, Shorts, Bran and Chop Feed.''  OS8B  Our Stock is the  Largest, Cheapest, and the Best Selected  For Fall Purchasers  DRESS   GOODS  Here we hnve taken particular pains to be next to the London-  nnd Paris fashions and can show you Goods which Dame Fashion  savs are right.  LADY'S   CLOTH  Tn  the Leading Colors���������Green, Brown, Blue, Red and  Black,  - with Lighter and Darker Shades for Strapping, will be found among  the most Fashionable Dresses this fall.  TWEED   SUITINGS  We have some Trade Winners in all Dark and Lighter Shades  of Imported Scutch Tweeds at very low Prices. Drop us a note  and we will be pleased to send samples.  FOR   EVENING   WEAR  Among the Leading Shades s-hown this Season in Voiles, Silk  Wraps. Kolicime and Crepe de Chene of which we have a nice range  to choose from.  DRESS   TRIMMINGS  1  In this Line we have everything to be found in the Very Latest  Fashions.  MEN'S   WEAR   DEPARTMENT  We have just taken into Stock a Xew Supply of Clothing, Hats  and Caps, Sweaters, Shirts, Ties, Dnderwear and Boots and Shoes.  An Inspection of these Lines will convince you of ther Unequalled  Values.  PAY   THE   STORE   A VISIT  Whether you buy or not we. will be pleased to give you any  Information you desire ahoulrour Xew Stock.  DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT HOW IN FULL SWINC FOR FALL 0RDER8  }  5  A  1  ti  t  u  W. J. GEORGE, Ks:ite  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  J  <$H$H-$H3".i.* ty tytyty tyty ty tytyty tytyty tytytyty ty tytyty  ty IN* AID OF THE QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL ty  'It  8  f   Opera ffouse. ltevelstoke  X  ��������� Jhursdatj: January 19th. 1905  ,������    Ladies' Tickets, $1.00 Gentlemen, $2.00  Jr. Jr. .T. Jr. Jr. Jr. JT. JT. Jr. Jr. .**1*. .*T. ������T. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. .  14,11,|������" *4������ l2\A l������4," |4.* *4* l4������ ,4������l **4������ 14������l 4. ���������*��������� ty ty ty ty ty XJ  adinired.cntitled "Good night beloved,  good night."   Other numbers will also  be   contributed   by   Miss   Keith, Mr.  Williams and Mr. Boardman.  Friday  night  the   bill   will be the  great Irish comedy drama success  ���������'Con tbe Shaughran." The management make a_ specialty of this, play  and the public .are assured of something particularly good. ���������M^Hi^MHh^l-W-^'I-H^'+'l-'W-l-i'  I ANTHONY BEAN'S I  s  DOUBLE......       I  ^^^w-w-^^^^^^���������w--^~^'^-M--i������������������I-*I���������  It was undoubtotlly galling. Tom  ralmcr sat in a corner of tlio bur  of the Green Dragon, moodily nursing  his wrath, and gazing with exaggerated worn at Miss Ann Tompkins,  She lounged over tlie counter nnd  shook her curls nt Anthony Dean.  Two months ago the curls had been  shaken at hiin. It was more tlian  palling; it was wormwood to watch  her  now.  Two months ago there had been no  Anthony Dean in Sluntborough, and  life had boen pleasant to Tom. Two  monuhs ago one blissful afternoon he  had boen invited to tea in the back  parlor, and Mrs. Tompkins liad hinted that when Ann was married she  would give ovcr the conduct of the  inn to lier son-in-law, antl gracefully  retire. Ann had smiled nnd blushed,  and put three lumps of sugar in his  tea in 'her confusion; and Tom had  gono home nnd asked his elder brother what h'e would give him for his  share in their village grocery store.  Then Anthony "Dean -had como to  .Slumborough, and Miss Ann, fickle  as her sex is, had thrown Tom into  despair by her utter neglect of him.  Anthony Dean travelled. There was  ��������� cause for mystery in that. In tho  drapery,  lie said.,  "I'm going on a journey," Anthony  said, loudly and pompously, fingering  a pink-spotted tie. Tom sniffed audibly.  "There are bothers who can go a  journey,"  lie  commented.  "As who?" demanded Anthony,  staring, not at Tom, but at th'o array of pewter pots, hung upon nails,  winking back at the oil-lamps.  "I name no names," said Tom,  oppressively. "But somo can go  farther nor others," he added, gloomily,- "and no wonder, considering, tlio  .treatment folks 'as to put up witli.'!  "I wonder at your taking notice of  people, Mr. Dean," said Miss Ann.  "Will you bc long away?"-  "Two month's," said Mr. Dean. "It  will s*ecm like a haze until I return,"  hc added,  sentimentally.  Tom said "Ho!" very loudly.  "What    wonderful    things   manners  is!"  said Miss Ann,  sarcastically.  There was no withstanding this.  Tom rose and made a tragic exit,  marred by the urgency of'the swing  0 door, which", escaping from his hand,  tipped his straw hat upon the saw-  <1 listed floor. Groping for it, lie  heard a light titter and a loud guffaw.     It hurt liim.  A man followed Him out. He had  been intently listening to tlio conversation from behind tlie ambush of a  pewter pot. He was a stranger to  the village. He liad th'e alert' appearance of a man wiio lived by  hazards,  generally losing hazards.  "I gather, sir," lie said, "that you  are contemplating a journey."  Tom -halted, looked at th'c man,  said gloomily, "I am," and continued h'is way up the village main  street. Th'e man paced genially at  hi.s side.  "Going far?" the stranger persisted.  "Mebbe," said Tom; then added,  reflectively, "Mebbe not." Then, in  a sudden burst of confidence, "Jt depends."  "Ah, yes; quite true. Excuse mc."  He pulled out the stump end of a  cigar, lit it, and smoked noisily.  "J-'act is, I'm a stranger. I don't  know you���������you don't know me. But  I heard enough' to-night to find my  heart going out in sympathy to  you."  "Ho!" said Tom.  "You have been treated badly."  "I have���������cruel,' 'Tom sighed.'heavily. " 'Ere. mister," h'e said, suddenly, the desire for sympathy breaking down his reserve, "wliat "'ud you  call it if you were, so to say, closo  to 'appiness and 'ad it stolen from  you by a brown billycock 'at, a black  tailed    coat,   and     a  tie  with     pink  _spot s?" = -      "I  should  call   it,"  said   the stranger,   pondering  deeply,   "cruel   liard."  "You've  'it  It, mister.     It is cruel  'anl."  "And  you  arc goir.g away?"  "Yes,"  said  Tom,  gloomily.     "I've  'ad enouirli of it."  "Far?"'  "As far a.s the Thames." Tom  grew tragic���������tlie more so tliat he had  no intention of putting his words into effect. "My life's spoili.il by a  brown billycock hi and hetcctras. I  can't call it a man to come and  F-nenk afore me like that."  The stranger slopped and confronted Torn.  "1 guessed as much. When my  licart went out in sympathy to you,  I  said  to  myself,   'There's a  promis-  gifls," said Tom. "Shall wc say  two pounds os a token of liestcem  and Happreciation?"  "Wo will say two ���������pfC.nds!'*- said  tlie stranger,   enthusiastically..  Tlio next day Tom and the stranger were in London. At the Hammersmith Broadway tho stranger  stopped.  "Ho slioiilrT be licro in a. few minutes," suid tlie stranger. "lie moves  from one public-house to another. I  will point liim out, and then���������if you  sliould liappcn to make it fifty shillings, Mr. "Palmer, you would never  regret it. A good action is always  a comforting thing to look back upon."  "A bargain's a bargain." Tom answered, unsympathetic-lily. "I'm a  grocer and 1  knows."  "I merely suggested it," tlio stranger said.    "Ah,  there lie is!"  Tom looked up, nnd liis mouth opened wide in absolute astonishment.  "As like a pea is to a pea!" lie  snid.     The stranger  smiled.  "I remarked tlie wonderful resemblance wlien T first entered t'he Green  Dragon. Might bo tlie snme man.  That concludes my part of the liar-  gain, and tliat���������ali, thanks." The  stranger dived down a narrow street  towards the river. Tom remained  staring in amazement at tlie vendor  of bootlaces  approaching  him.  Except that ho was dirty, ragged,  and unshaven, he might liave been  the twin brother of Anthony Dean.  Except that liis mouth was weak and  liis eyes suggested gin,' ho might havo  been Anthony Dean Himself.  He camo shuffling along until h'is  wandering eye caught Tom staring at  liim.  " 'Ullo, capting!" he cried, impulsively, adopting a facetious manner.;  "studyin' beauty in 'Amniersmith?  Think you'll  know mc agine?"-  "Can I 'avo a word with you;?"  Tom asked.  "Well, I ain't got many engigc-  ments this mornin'. Fact is, cap-  ting," lie added, confidentially, "Joey  Chamberlain is gone awye, an'  they've shut up Buckin'am Pawlace,  so I've got more time. Yuss, yer  can 'ave a word. D'jer want h'any-  think in roy line?" he added, dangling th'o bootlaces. "Wot d'jer  want?"  I wants you.''  Ho l'i The request evidently staggered Him. " 'Olesalc border. Look  'ere, capting," with' a sudden suspicion, "if it's tracks I sells 'cm for  wislo pi pei'; if it's the Harmy, I've  been rescued once this week, an' my  'ealtli won't stand  no  more."  "I've taken a fancy-to you *'  "I see yer 'ave taiste, yer 'ave,"  tlie c- man said, admiringly. "It's  mos'ly gels as does that."  "You're���������you're very like a brother  of mine������������������"  ",'E must 'avo 'ad all tlie looks  of the fambly."  "Who's dead."- *'"*'1 ���������'',".���������-.'.I'm}  "Drink?" " * *':  "Ho! Well,   yor    needn't    get 'Uffy.  Cawn't be so    mucli like me���������'Encry  Awkiris,   merchant,   fourteen  previous  conwictions,  ten  bob  or a muuf."  "Your name?"  "An'   caraktur.       Wull,   what     yer  goin' ter do with mo?"  "I'm going to give you a new suit  of clothes "  "Tiken  a fawncy to  those "duds as  well as mc?"  "And a bath������������������"-  "Good    mornin',     capting."       Mr.  Hawkins commenced to  shuttle away.  Wait  a    minute.     And    a  dinner,  nn'd a cigar, and 'arf a .qu.icl."  Eh?"      He     paused     irresolutely.  "Bnwtli is Kessenshul?"-  Yes."  Ho. wull, 'ave it yer own wye."  Hc resigned Himself into tlie hands of  Tom with a gestii.ro of conceding an  unpleasant poiilt gracefully.  I will  give you   these things     on  Saturday next  "  "Is this the confidence trick' capting?"  "When you'll come a-outing with  mo to Bndbury."  "I tell yer strite. capting, I ain't  exae'ly a Band  of 'Ope member!  Tom handed ovcr th'c money and five  thin, black cigars.  " 'Ave a good timo���������don't stint ycr-  self," said he.  "Wot do you tliink?" demanded Mr.  Hawkins.  Hy a curious coincidence, in the afternoon Miss Ann Tompkins and lier  mot-her drove ovcr to Budbury Fair  from Slumborough in Mr. Erdale's  trap. Mr. Tom Palmer, marking tho  nrrival from a side street lost tlie  anxious expression that had been gradually clouding his faro.  He' watched Miss Ann Tompkins  mid her mother, but kej.it modestly in  the background. They had alighted,  an'd were engaged in tlie contemplation of a small stand on whicli dazzling jewels in rings were displayed  for sale, varying in iirice from sixpence  to eiglitpeiicc.  "I don't 'old with' nuthin' but di-  ininds, Haiin." snid Mrs. Tompkins.  "Tliey set ho(T tlie 'and so. 'Ullo!  wliat's this?" slie broke off, catching  sight of tlie slowly moving crowd.  "One of those nerebneks goin' to  jireform!   '   Conic on,  Ilium!"  Making excellent use of lier umbrella, the old lady liad forced a way  for herself and hcr daughter into the  fourl'h row, when a barman deposited  a drunken man on the pavement and  returned to attend to other of hi**,,  customers.  Mr. Hawkins sat blinking his eyes  nnd flourishing a block cigar in weak  and undecided circles.  "Ma!" cried Miss Tompkins, suddenly, "come away! It's Mr. Dean!"  ^.Someone cried out that a policeman  was coming���������tlio effort of a vivid imagination���������and then Mr. Palmer broke  tlirough tlie crowd and went up to  the amiably-smiling Mr.  Hawkins.  Mr. Hawkins hailed him with enthusiasm*.  "Glorious dye, Mislh'ur Palmer!" lic  said. Then lie suddenly grow grave.  "Tike a frion���������frien'ly warnin' an'  go 'ome. Tike a warnin' from���������from  mo. I���������I've fourteen conwictions  a'roady."  Someone said "Shame!" and Miss  Tompkins made frantic but ineffectual attempts to break through tlie  crowd and get away.  Mr. Tom Palmer roso to the occasion.  "I know this man," 'he said, clearly addressing the crowd. "Let me  take him nway."  "Friend of you,rs?" nsked one of  tlie bystanders.  "Not���������not exae'ly friend," answered  Mr. Palmer, "but 'e's dear to one I  would  spare."  Helping tlie limp Mr. Hawkins to  rise. Tom piloted him as well as ho  could  down  a side street.  Safely in the train tliat evening,  Tom slapped his leg exultantly and  then chuckled audibly.  "Hit's cost me a sight o' money,"  Tom reflected, philosophically, "but  a funeral would 'ave come to moro.  A fellow can't be buried in a respectable way tliat does 'iin credit  under eight pounds."  Two months later tlie door of the  Green Dragon swung open to .admit  Anthony Dean. Ho carried a small  cardboard box ostentatiously in his  hand.  "Good evenin', Miss Hann," he  said, cheerfully.  Miss Ann looked at him as though  he were transparent. Tom. who had  been lounging across the counter with  a sentimental smile, which' fulfilled  tlie purpose of conversation and was  by no 'means so exhausting to the  brain, turned nnd regarded him sadly  even reproachfully.  Anthony Dean paused and stared at  them.  'Sotnebodv bcon  'a\in'  a funeral?"  on'  I'm    sorry    for    you,   but   you  shouldn't   ;avc dono it."  "Dono it! Done what? I tell you  it's all a lie! Never was in Budbury  but onee,  ten years ago."  " 'Umbug!"  said Miss Ann.  The door swung open again, and a  hoarse voice called through it.  "Bootllces, miss?" it said.  Tom started and paled.  "I'll jes look in an' see your mother," lie snid hurried to Ann, lifting  tlie counter-flap.  "And leave mc unprotected?" slie  answered "snilllng. Tlien slie cried  out, "Shut that door! We don't  want no bootlaces!"  "Orhlght, miss," answered tlio  voice. Tom kept his head down nnd  studied the counter. The door closed, and then the voice spoko again,  inside this time.  "Bootliecs, penny a pair!" it cried.  "Good 'eavens!" cried Miss Ann;  and "Well, I'm blowcd!" said Anthony Dean, simultaneously. In tho  bnr-parlor stood a man remarkably  like Antliony.  "Wull ,my stars!" criod Mr. Hawkins, catching sight of Tom. "My  gardin liangel! Miss, I'm 'is dead  nn' buried bruvver wot died, an' 'e  was good to me at Budbury, an' mido  me ns top Heavy as a lord, an' sod  'e'd  look after me!"  Tom turned round. Ho was very  pale.and limp.  "I don't feel well." ho snid, feebly.  "I'll get 'ome." He crossed to the  door quickly.  " 'Ere. capting, I'll come 'ome with*  yer!" Mr. Hawkins criod, shuffling  after liim.  "I'll  bo Hanged  if you   do!"     said  Tom, fiercely, and banged th'c 'door.  .w * ������ ��������� * ������  "It's for you," said Anthony,  sheepishly, opening th'e cardboard  box an Hour afterwards, and displaying a gold ring with' a big rod  stone in it.  "Oh, liow lovely!" cried Miss Ann.  ���������London Tit-Bits.  .       __+_   HEBE AND THESE.  Items of Interest From the World's  ���������Four  Quarters.  British railway tunnels cost $1,000  a yard.  Germany breeds 250,000 canaries  every year.  A wink occupies about one-sixth of  a second.  London sweeps up 50,000 tons of  refuse weekly.  A ton of coal produces nearly 30,-  000  cubic feet  of gas.  Of every 1,000 persons born, only  one lives 3 00 years.  King Edward's daily, post-bag contains over 1,000 letters.  Nineteen per cent, of tlie British'  nobility aro childless.  Th'c wolves of Russia devour about  200 people every year.  Tlie annual amount of sickness in  Human  life  is  thirteen  days.  Tho railways of Croat Britain give  cmplovment to 900,000 people.  Great Britain pays $30,000,000 annually  for  foreign  poultry  and  eggs.  Five hundred and tliirty-fivc thousand men work in British coal-mines.  Over half a million people are employed in Italy in rearing silk-worms.  Eighty per cent, of Portuguese peasants can neither read nor write.  Nearly 30,000 ounces of gold are  produced from the world's mines every' day.  The jieoplc of the United States annually chew ?20,000,000 worth" of  gum.  Britain adds 000,000 tons a year  of    new     ships     to     Hcr  commercial  v������-. <������*g<*g*6*g������������������-������*>e*g*6<<*e<������<*6*g AV.  About the  ....House  ���������i  he asked. ; marine.  "I was mistook in vou, Hanthony j Fully -1,000 student "duels are  Dean."   said  Tom  sadly. j fought every year in the German Em-  "Eh?" ���������     *     " piro.  "Better call vour mother," Tom. j Tlie total value of toys 'made in  added, in a hoarse whisper to Miss ' Germany" every year is no less than  Ann j $17,500,000.  "I sc-o no coll  for that. Tom." she j    A   carrier   pigeon in    calm weather  answered.       "I   think   I   knows     my j travels    at     the rate of 1,200 yards  dutv,  an'  do it I  will,  whatever  per-j per minute,  sons mny say." I    >*"ear!y  30,000    letters  are     posted  "(luite" right,   mv dear!"  cried    An-j without    addresses     in     the     United  Kingdom every year.  In   normal   rcspiratio'n  the   air     Is  at  the  rate  "Look 'ore,"    said Tom, as sternly j tHony Pean,  advancing to the   coun-  as possible.    "I'll  give you  a dinner J ter.     "And   that  being   so,   I'll   'ave ���������  and  a  cigar  now;   and "on   Saturday j a pot. of four 'arf." j expelled   from   the  chest  vou're to como to Budbury.    I  shall!    "The    himpiKl������*n<-e    of persons      is i of four feet per second,  be   there.     You   can   have  as     miieh iowdacious!"  said Miss  Ann,  address-1    In a modern battle one man in  cv-  to~d rin k-as-vou-I i kc=when=you^get5-f f i-g^oim���������-���������-������������������^^^ ���������-- ��������� fery^tAvenly^cnga^^is^oxthec^h i Hod.  there.     See?" I    "Hotter ask  vour mother in,  Ann." ior  severely  wounded. . v  "It's  a bit dazzlin',   but  I  think    I j murmured       Torn,      unensilv.       "It's !    Over . r.,000     horses    are. killed     in  ,loar " I Spanish" bull-fights  every year,  while  mister,  boxing,  a mis-  ing    young     man  bHng    sent  to  liis  grave by ' "  "Uy a billycock 'at nnd hetcetras."  prompted Tom.  "Exactly," said the *stranger.  "Hut," he added, suddenly, "where's  your spirit?"  "Eh*?"' said Tom, somewhat startled. "Oh, I 'ad no 'cart to finish' it.  I  left  it  on   the table."  "I don't mean tliat. Where's your  pluck?"  "Ho. I see. It's like lliis,  'E says 'e's 'ad lessons in  and I don't want to make  take."  "Naturally. But, mv young friend,  instead of sinking into a wnlory  grave. and so leaving thoso two perfidious beincs to happiness, I'd Have  my revenge."  "As  'ow?"  "Would you  do  me a  favor  in    return?    A  loan of���������sny���������fivo pounds?���������  and I can  show you  liow to take     a  very  complete  revenge."  "J'-'g a  'igli price,  mister."  "Only    a  loan,     my   young friend.  Merely to help me out of temporary  yifliculties."  ���������"Some loans     ia as  ctpcuniv*     as  "And 'arf a quid. Vou will 'ave to  wear some clothes I shall send you.  There'll bo your fare in one of the  pockets."  "OrlrigVit, capting���������wo'll 'ave a  bloomin'  dye in  the couniry."  On Saturday morning Mr. Hawkins  strolled out of Jiudbury station to  meet Mr. Tom Palmer. He woro a  brown bowler hat, a black morning  coat, nnd a pink-spolterl necktie. Ho  wns stonisliingly like Mr. Anthony  (lean.  It was fair day. Budbury wns  thronged witli farmers nnd laborers.  Mr. Hawkins surveyed the scene witli  gradually deepening disgust. In all  the crowd lie could see no one nt nil  resembling Mr. I'n 1 mer. Ifo strolled  up tho High Street Willi gathering  anger. On his way a man stopped,  stared at him, and then shouted,  " 'Ijllo, Mr. 'Dean!" Mr. Hawkins,  always affable, shouted back, " 'Ullo  you!"  " 'Ullo, Mr. 'Awkins!" said Tom.  coming round a corner. "Nice mornin",  ain't  it?"  Mr. Hawkins wheeled round. His  fnee suddenly broke into  ami***������s.  "Tliere you are!" hc said, playfully.  "I've 'ad a. limit' for you all over tliis  jilicc. Wen does the beanfeast commence?"  "Look 'ere, Mr. 'Awkins, I'm very  sorry, that's wot I am, but I've, got  a lot of bizness to look to. I sha'n't  be able to look after you."  " 'Ere, capting, none o' tliat! It's  false pretences, that's wot that is.  You've got me "dalin 'ere n.n' not so  much" as the pricc of a drink on mo.  Think of yer dead brother���������'c wot  died of, drink, an' so much liko mo."  Air. Hawkins was reproachful.  ." 'Ere's 'arf a quid and 'arf a 'dollar over, nnd ���������five cigars. 'Ad no  end  of luck at tliem cokernut shies."  painful   for  vou,  mv  "Painful or not painful I knows rny ! from 1.000 to 1 ,nw Duns are sacn-  dulv." jficod.  "I'm  thirstv,   rny  dear."   complain-      A   large    nl-lnntlc    liner  must, earn  ed  Anthonv  Dean.     "Let  me 'ave mv!something   like   $80,000   on   each   trip  drink,   nnd   then   heggsplnin   this  con-;before     a     single     penny  of profit  is  versa tion.      At   present     I'm  in     iJioimnde.  dnT\, ������������������ j     Sundays and fixed holidays excepted  "Mr. 'Awkins," said Ann, severely. !-Si00.000 worth' of fish am daily drag-  "it's rny duty to toll you that, your i������������l out. <>' ]h" sca h? thc f*-sherI���������"  room   is' better tlian  vour  company." iof  Great   Hritnin. T  Oh.   'Awkins.   'ow could  vou  carry!     in-firlnsr  guns   in   the  P.oya]    Navy  so?"  ���������siijij.lcmcntert   Tom. *<*���������"*     p-ri-en I n re  of  hits  is  .12..,���������thnt  " ���������Awkins?" cried the astonished* is to say, the fleet as a whole makes  traveller {two misses to every hit.  '".Mister 'Enerv 'Awkins, hai ins! On American railways one passen-  Hnnlhonv Dean," said Tom. very 'rX'-r in every 2,400,000 Js killed; j���������  slowlv. and carefully moving n chair;France one in every 3.0,000,000; in  in  Trent  of  him   with   a   cautious  toe. | Britain   one  in  every 28,000,000.  " 'Knerv 'Awkins! What's the' The Tour principal, diamond in-irios  game?" demanded tho bewildered An-1 of '-ho Kjmberiey district employ  thony [.about    8,000    persons,  and from  2,-  "C.n'me!"     cried    Miss  Ann.     "Not j000,000    to    .1,000,000    carats     are  mucli game,  unless    it's been making i turned out each year,  game of rne.       Not that  there     was!    Every year thero are not more thnn  anvthing. "   T     never   liked   vou;     mv j 20,000 extra  French subjects  to sing  'earl told me as there was somctliin'   the     "Marseillaise."  but every  on  "3?������������������������������������'������������������������������>������������������������>������������������������������  DOMESTIC  RECIPES.  Venetian Cake.���������One half cup bu't-  tcr creamed with half a cup of poiv-  dorod sugar; add the yolks of threo  oggs beaten light, ono nnd a hulf  cups of flofir and a teaspoonful of  vanilla. Blanch' and cut half a cup  of almond meats and add to the  dough, which should bo rather soft.  Tako a small piece at a time, droji  into powdered sugar, make into a  ball an inch in diameter. Place tho  balls a littlo 'distance apart on a  floured pan and bake ten or lifteen  minutes in a moderate oven. They  will  look like macaroons.  Almond Filling for Layer Coke.���������  One cup ot sour cream, heated to  the boiling point, into which stir  three teaspoonfuls of cornstarch, the  yolks of threo eggs, beaten with one  cup of sugar, tho whites beaten to a  stiff froth, and add last a cup. of  almonds, artcr thoy are shelled.  Blanch the nuts, roll fine, and then  return tlie mixture to the fire and  cook till thick. This is a rich and  delicious filling for a layer cake.  Chicken a Salad.���������Ono well boiled  chicken; remove the skin and fat and  cut in dice; two teaspoonfuls ol celery cut in dice. Put two teacupfuls  of creani into a saucepan, let it  come to a boil, stir in a tablespoonful of mixed mustard, two heaped  teaspoonfuls of butter, vinegar, salt  and cayenne to taste, and last, th'e  well beaten yolks of four oggs. Stir  until it becomes like thick boiled custard; then take from tho firo, set  tho saucepan in cold water and stir  till it cools to keep it from curdling.  Toss the chicken and celery together  and mix carefully with the dressing.  A Good Pot Roast.���������Havo thc butcher extract the bono from the rump  roast and take a'few* .stitches . to  keep tho J>iece in shape. Place in  mi iron pot with a tight cover. Put  in with it two small onions with  two cloves stuck in each, a pod of  red ���������pepper, ' two carrots, salt, and a  little allspice. Pour enough boiling  water over the beef to nearly cover  it. Let il come to a hard boil, then  set the pot where it will just simmer  for six hours. Plnce tho beef out  on a hot dish, strain the gravy, and  take off every particle of grease.  Have ready one-half teaspoonful of  sugar browned in a saucepan, pour  the gravy, over it, and thicken with  a little flour. "When cooked pour  over the beef. Cut up the carrots  and arrange around tho meat. A  better pot roast could hardly, be  cooked.  An Easy Omelet���������This is made in  an uncovered casserole, the sort one  buys for twenty cents at Italian  groceries in any large city. Beat the  yolks of the eggs until they arc light  in color and quite stilt. Beat tho  whites stiffly. Add to the yolks  grated cheese, chopped mushrooms,  or whatever variation of tho omelet  is required. Add salt and liopjicr, a  cupful more or loss, of milk, ��������� very  gradually, and fold in the whites of  the eggs". Turn into the buttered  casserole, and bako in a moderate  oven. These little shallow casseroles, which are to be found in several sizes, are ratlier fragile affairs,  glazed, on the inside only, and soft-  baked clay on tho outside. They  have a short handle, like the old-  time porringer, and are altogether  very*- pretty dishes. For a dish of  baked macaroni, baked beans, soft  corn bread or any vegetable au gra-  tin    they are recommended.  A Fine Flavoring.���������Orange rinds  in theii- fresh state make a fine flavoring. A good extract made without alcohol is prepared by boiling  thc yellow rind of a Mediterranean or  a seedless California orange with  enough water to cover it, and  enough sugar to make a thin syrup.  Every particle of bitter inner white  skin'of thc rind should bc peeled off  and only the juicy yellow part used.  This extract, though it does not keep  indefinitely,  will la.st as long ns any  -mild-=-s.v"ip Put .this^'itomperance  orange  extract*'   into     wide-mouthed  bottles, leaving  in  the jieclings.  You  bronchitis, and any illness where  much fever is present. Five drops  hold in tho mouth, with tho lips  closed, as long as jiossible, will relievo tho dryness.  Custard jiie is pretty good of itself, but to heap, whipped cream upon  it as it is sent to the tablo, is to  "paint  the lily."  To remove a cake that sticks to  tho j)an after it is baked, wring a  cloth out of cold water, fold it, set  th'o cake pan on it und aftor a few  minute.'-: the cuke will come out  smooth  and whole.  They say that to mix the sour  milk and flour for tho morning pancakes ovor niglit, adding the salt,  shortening and soda in the morning���������  but no more flour���������makes dcliciously  tender and molting cakes.  A lamp that annoys*���������nnd is really  dangerous���������by its tendency to flare  up when lighted, can sometimes bo  helped  by using a taller chimney.  A mustard i>Ias-tor made wilh the  whito of an egg will not blister.  To get th'o full flavor of the peas,  beans, etc., that go to make up a  genuine vegetable soup, do not dissipate their strength by boiling in  water and then draining' oil, but use  simply what will barely cover thcm,  adding from time to time to rcjilaco  the waste by evaporation soui> from  th'o soup pot, which should bo kept  simmering conveniently near. A half  hour beforo serving, strain out all  bones and bila of meat from the latter, jiut vegetables.in and stir in an  "egg-drip" of beaten egg and flour,  just before turning it out into tho  tureen.  Tutti-frutti salad can bo ns coin-  preliensivo as one pleases; in fact,  tho more variety that igocs to make  it up the better, and canned fruit  can be substituted when tho fresh  are out of season. Slice -pineapple,  bananas, oranges, peaches, etc., and  arrange in layers with cherries, haiv-  cd plums, strawberries and rusj-*-  berries. Sugar well and let them  stand till the juice given out is a  rich syrup. Drain this off and make  a "syllabub" by beating meringue  into it, tlien pour ovcr fruit and  freeze.  Equal parts of tallow n.nd turpentine mixed makes an excellent polish to use on oiled floors, oilcloth',  'etc  In making ketchup of any kind  never use anything but a porcelnin-  linc'd kettle, or one of somo make  that does not impart a taste to the  ketchup. It is wise to use new bottles, and also to -sterilize them by  immersing thorn in boiling water  nnd letting them stand for five minutes beforo using tliem. It is not  necessary to purchase bottles with  patent stoppers. * Thc cost of the  simple bottles necessary is only a  trifle if tliey aro purchased in quantity.  Grate breadcrumbs and brown  them slightly. Allow one-half teaspoonful to nn egg, and strew them  in* when making a plain omelet.  Baker's stale broad makes tho bcs;t  crumb.  A sandwich dear to childhood is  simply, broad, butter nnd sugar, wilh  a liberal sprinkling of powdered cinnamon. Try this for tho school  lunch basket.  To remove ink stains from white  goods, put salt on the stain, then  wot with vinegar, and rub. Rel-eat  until thc stain is removed, then  rinse in clear wator.   4   FEOI BOMB SGGHiAO  NOTES^OF     INTEREST     FEOH  HER BANKS AHD BRAES.  What    Is    Going on in the Highlands and Lowlands of  Auld Sc itia.  KOAD  TO  SUCCESS.  Sir     Alfred     Harmsworth  Concentration.  Urges  to  g up  under'nndcrf about you; but custom's  custom, and a gel 'as to bc civil  be'ind the bar. Game! Yes, a pretty game uj> at Budbury. An' Torn  be'avcd noble. 'F. declared as it  wasn't you, but motlicr an' mo saw.  'Fi  would   'ave spared  you."  "Budbury! What about Budbury?  Look 'ere, you've bin lyin' about  me!" Anthony faced Tom nngrily,  who pressed buck with painful severity against th'e counter. "That's  what's  thc mallcr!"-  "We all 'as our weaknesses, Han-  tliony���������least-wnyn 'Awkins," Tom  said, in a conciliatory manner. "It's  for your good. 'Awkins, as a friend  I n-sks you, lo go. This ia 'cartliren-  dcrin'  for Hann."-  "Friend! I like that! Why, yoii  ���������you snake in th'o grass!"  ",Wo all 'as our weaknesses, 'Awkins  there    nre  mouth's    t.o  Tsar."  year  3,000,000 rnorft Ilttlo  sing    "Ood    Snve    the  Charlie PoorpeigK���������"J. tell you  what it in, .Snipleigli, I used to consider you a good tailor; but tho  clothes you have been making for rne  lately aro Severn 1 years behind tlie  times." Mr. Sniplelgh���������"Tliey are  up to dnte with your Inst remittance.  Air.  Poorpolgh,"-  She���������"Hut if you say yon enn't  bear the girl, why ovor' did you pro-  fiose?" lie���������"Well, her people Have  always been .awfully good lo ine, nnd  it's tlio only wny I could return tlieir  hosjiitality."  Don't lilnme woman for being vain;  sh'o is only what man lins mado hor.  mny  add  fresh  syruji  from  time  time, n*s you wiyh.     When ciittin^  oranges   for the tfuppcr table, the rinds  may bc laid aside and used  for   this  purpose.  Corncakcs.���������These corncakes, winch  hail from "Ole Virginny," may find  favor. To make tliem one must cut  the kernels from the cob ond pound  them in a mortar till a sort of corn  "milk" results. This is thickened  up with egg, sugar nnd 'triply-sifted  cornstarch till a regular cako batter  is evolved. A generous tableuj-oon-  ful of butter is put into an enameled frying pun and enough butter  poured in to Just cover the pan.  When the edges begin to turn golden  brown the cake is "flojipod" over  with a turner in the deft fashion  which the genuine mummy possesses  in perfection. A minuto later it is  laid on a warmed, plate, sprinkled  with powdered cinnamon and rolled  over nnd  over  like a jelly  roll.  A Nico Bun.���������Any good bread  dough makes a nice "bun" for live  o'clock ten. Simply add nn egg or  two, -brush the outer surface with  milk, not. omitting to sugar the  dough ��������� lo taste. A raisin or n bit  of citron is a nen I central ornament  and   improves tho  tiiste.  iroi'.sionoLO hints.  Have you tried the new way of  boiling oggs by immersing them in  boiling water and setting thcm on  the buck of lhc stoveV The time  tlioy arc to bo left in the water varies from seven to ten minutes, according to thc number of eggs nnd  the timo of the year, ns .many eggs,  in cold weather, require morc timo  allowance. Cooked in this way the  while of the egg. instead of being  hard nnd indigestible, is soft nnd  jelly-like.  Glycorino will relievo the peculiar  dryness  of    tlio  throat  that  attends  Sir Alfred Harmsworth, tlie English publisher, who Has risen from  poverty to Hie possession of millions in a few years, in an article on  the secret of business success, says:���������  . "It is not, in ray opinion, and I  base my statement on knowledge of  successful men in many lands, the  young man wh'o seeks an appointment  in an old-fashioned store or settles  down to the humdrum work of doing  His duty who necessarily makes a  fortune. There are thousands of men  in tliis and every. other city who  are trying to make fortunes that way  and never will. It is the man who  goes inlo llic store and teaches his  employer to sell new kinds of goods  in new kinds of ways who eventually  becomes=strong=f.enough=to-enforce=His  demands to a share of th'at shop or  some oilier : sh'o p.  "But He must bo well all the time  in body, so th'at. his mind may devote itself to tlie grent success���������concentration. Fortunes mny come to  great gamblers now and then, and  such' disastrous examples do, I know,  disturb the minds of young men. And  every venture in life is, I admit, a  little of a gamble' But, aftor all,  it is concentration of purjioso th'at  is thn backbone of all success in tlio  world, whether it bo that of tho poet  or tlie jiork-pncker. The man who lins  cultivated th'o 'habit of concentration  looks around every proposition so  thoroughly thnt he is not, ns a rule,  given   to  buying gold   bricks."  NEW FIRE HELMET.  Has     Light,    Air,  and   Telephone  Connection.  Tlie Manchester fire brigade arc experimenting with* nn ingenious helmet, wliich 'protects the firemen in  thoir  lights  witli  the  flames.  It i.s fitted with incandescent  lamps, an nir current keeps the oyos  nnd nostrils free from smoko, and a  telephone app.nralus enables tlio firemen  to: summon  nid.  The 'helmet fins not yet been used  by the London fire brigade, though"  they also aro experimenting wiyj a  now invention.  Ladders have recently been acquired which are constructed so th'at tlie  firemen can quickly raise them on the  sliding system to a vcry great height  and direct streams of wator on th'e  flames from  tlio ladder tops.  Theso high-pattern ladders were  found of groat service at the fire in  Upper Thames street just recently,  when thc men were ablo to cope with"  th'o flames, although th'oy sliot above  the roof of the premises.  At a recent meeting of the Glasgow Muster Bakers' Association it  was unanimously resolved to increase  tlio jirico of tho four-pound louf by a  hnlfjicnny.  Tho Duke of Bticcleiich has completed 'his 73rd year, and tho event  was celebrated on his estates, tho  emjiloyes getting a holiday.  ���������lames Cunningham, u Glasgow engineer's d'raiifilit.Niiiaii, lias won ono  of the four Whitworth scholarships of  ������.1.2") a year, tenable for three years.  A Scottish clergyman who wus ordained t'ho other ilay was examined  in Hebrew, Greek, Church History,  and Church' Law in less than tliroo  minutes.  Nearly 200 of the Lindsay Clan assembled at Ed'/ell Castle on tho 10th  ult,, lho gathering including rejiro-  sentntives from America .India, England and  Ireland.  At Monikic, whore tho Kirk decision lias docked tho U. F. minister,  of about lialf his stijiend, the session lias decided to economize by doing without paid organist.,  A couple wore to Have been married in Leith, and afterwards to leavo  for Canada, but when tho company  had assembled and tlio minister had  arrived, tho bridegroom had bolted.  Whales have: made th'eir appearance  in th'o NortK Sea oil the Firth* of  Forth*. The crews of trawlers stato  that oh no former -occasion liavo  they observed them in sucli largo  numbers.  The report of th'c Highland Hail-  wny Company for tlio half-year ending July 31st is the most satisfactory for tho shareholders that Kasi  been issued for some time. Tlie net.  Iiroflt earned by the company ia  ������29,312.  The Marquis . of Linlithgow, firsti  Governor-General of tho Australian!  Commonwealth", was presented with)  his portrait, in Edinburgh. Tiie giftl  was subscribed for by friends in Uio  country and elsewhere. The presentation was made by Lord Rosebery.*  In connection wit'h tho total extinction of Hand-loom weaving in  Largs, Hugh Miller, ono. of the fow,  surviving weavers, Has presented to  the Art Galleries and Museum at (Kelvin Grove, Glasgow, a Jaquard machine, and several photograph's showing thc closing scenes, etc., of tlio  industry at Largs.  Tlie new gns works for Glasgow,  erected by the corporation at Pro-  van, were formally opened on th'e  14th" -Ult. in the presence of a largo  company, including representatives  and gas engineers of many other,  municipalities. The amount sjionti  upon the works to dato, including!  ������78,000 for the sito, is over ������668,-  000.  Tlio death lias occurred af Dr. William Ferguson, of Kinroundy, chairman of tho Great North of Scotland!  Railway Company. Deceased, wiio  was in liis 81st year, had been in ill���������  health forrsome time. Dr. Ferguson  belonged to a very old Abordeensh'iro  family, the Inverurie Fergusons having received a grant of land from  Robert Bruce.  ..There has died in Glasgow Royal  Infirmary Sei'gt. Robert Irvine, lato  of the 79th Cameron Highlanders.  The deceased wns 71 years of age,  and served witK credit in tlie Crimean War and Indian Mutiny. Ho was  a native ot Stcwarton, Ayrshire, and  enlisted at Glasgow on the 28th* of  January, 18riS, being then only eighteen years of ago.  In St. Cuth'bcrt's burying ground,  Edinburgh', there wns recently laid  to rest tlie remains of William  George Kemp, the last survivor of  the family of Uhe architect of tlio  Edinburgh' Scott monument. Mr.  Kemp, who had boon an invalid for  fourteen years, nnd lived in retirement, inherited much of tho artiscic  temperament of liis distinguished father, but ill-Health' prevented the development of his undoubted talent  for painting.  ORGAN GRINDERS' PROFITS.  Some of  Them    Make Enough t*  Retire  to  Italy.  Somo interesting details of life in  "Littlo Italy" arc given in the annual rejior't of Dr. Newman, the medical oflicer of health for Finsbury,  London, England. The Italian immigrants, ho states, make a considerable sum of money and return to  their nativo land in tlie autumn with  sufficient to curry them through tlio  winter, or to retire altogether' after  a stay in England of a few years.  Most of the organ grinders are simply lazy,. and somo aro worse. The  Italian lias many strings to his bow.  Somo of them are only grinding with  a hired organ while their ice creams  aro cooling or the asphalt which they]  lay is hardening. In the winter they  turn to chestnut and potato roasting and  the organ.  Thoy live together according to  their occupations, and their houses  are i much cleaner than their hobits  outside would suggest. Generally  tliey arc in some rcsjiects superior to  a class of English persons in tho  samo district.  They take greater caro of their  children, and thp infant mortality  among "Litllo Italians" is much less  than among their English neighbors.;  Thoir parents'aro also more sober.  A DIFFERENT KIND.  'Are vou    evor troubled    wftn-  in-  evor  somnia���������sleeplessness?"  "I should say I am. Some nights  I don't sleep three hours."  "Th'at so! I've got it awfully badly; I'vo been afflicted now about two  years. Th'e doctor calls it neuris in-  somnis paralaxitio."  "I've had it about eighteen months,  axil we call it BiMyr," iSsaiissrir-Ki  THE ANECDOTE OF A DUKE  OLD DUKE OF NEWCASTLE AND  THE   VOTER.  Amusing   Result   of the Impulsive  Promise  of  a  Politician.  A laughable story was circulated  during tlio administration of tho old  Duko of Newcastle and retailed to  tlio jiublic in various forms. This  nobleman, with many good points,  was remarkable for being profuse of  his promises on ull occasions, and  valued Himself particularly on being  able to anticipate tho words or the  wonts of thc various persons who at  tended his levees, beforu tliey uttered  a word. This sometimes led him in  .to ridiculous embarrassments; aud  it was this pronencss to lavish prom  ises whicli gavo occusion for the foi  lowing anecdote:  At tlio election of a certain borough in Cornwall, wliero tho opposite  interests were almost equally poised,  a single vote was of tho highest importance. This object tlie duke, by  well ajiplied argument and personal  niiplication, nt length attained; and  tlio gentleman lie recommended gained  the election. In the warmth of gratitude, liis grace jioured forth acknowledgements and promises without ceasing on tho fortunate possessor of the casting vote; called him  the bost and dearest friend; protested  that ho should consider himself as  forever indebted to him; and tliat lie  would serve him by night or by day.  The Cornish voter, who was an  honest fellow, and would not liave  thought Himself entitled to any reward, but for such a torrent of acknowledgments, thanked tho duko for  His kindness and told -him the supervisor of excise was old and infirm, if  ho would have the goodness to recommend His son-in-law to tlie coip-  missioners, in case of tlie old man's  death, Ho should think himself and  liis family bound to render his grace  eyery assistance  in thoir  power,  ON ANY FUTURE OCCASION.  "My dear friend, why do you ask  for such a trifling employment?" exclaimed His Grace. "Your relative  shall have ,it tlie moment tho . place  is vacant, 'if you will but call my  nttontion to it."  ��������� "But how shall I get admitted to  you. My Lord? For in London, 1  understand, it is very difficult-, to get  a sight of you great folks though  you. are so kind and complaisant to*  us in the country."  "Tho instant the man dies." replied the Duke, "set out post-liaste  for London! drive directly to ray  House, and, be it by night or by day,  thunder at the door; I will leave  word with my porter to show yoa  upstairs directly! and the employment  , sliall bo disposed of according to  j-our  wishes."  The parties separated; tho Duke  drove to his friend's house in the  neighborhood, without a wish or desire to see. his now acquaintance till  that day seven years; but "tlie memory  of a CoAisli elector, not being burdened wilK such a variety of objects,  was moro attentive. The supervisor  died a few months after, and th'e  Duke's Humble friend, relying on the  word of a peer, was conveyed to London* post-haste, and ascended with  alacrity the steps of tKat nobleman's  place.  The reader should be informed that  just at" this time no less a person  than the King- of Spain, was Hourly  expected to depart tliis life���������an event  in which the minister of Great Britain was jinrticulnrly concerned; and  the Duke of Newcastle, on the very  niglit that the proprietor of tho decisive vote arrived at his door, had  snt lip anxiously expecting despatches' from Madrid. Wearied by ollicial  business and.agitated spirits,  HE RETIRED TO REST,  His friend from Cornwall, making  low bows with Hat in hand, and  "hoping ray lord would not forget  the gracious promise ho wns so good  as to make in favor of His son-In-  lnw at tho last election."  Vexed at so untimely a disturbance  and disappointed of news from Sjiain,  the duko frowned a moment; but chagrin soon gavo way to mirth at so  singular and ridiculous a combination of circumstances, and, yielding  to tlie impulse, he sank upon t'ho  bod in a violent fit of laughter, which'  was communicated in a moment to  tlio  attendants.  The relator of this little narrative  concludes with observing: "Although  th'e Duko of Newcnstlo could not  place tho relative of his old acquaintance on. the throno of his Catliollc  majesty. He advanced him to tho  post not less honorable���������ho mado  him an exciseman."  TOUR REAL    BABIES IN WOOD.  having previously given particular instructions to h'is porter not to go  ���������-to bed, as he expected every minute a  messenger with advices of tlio great-  ' est importance and desired that he  might bo shown upstairs thc moment  of his arrival.  His grace was sound' asleep; and  the "porter, settled for the night in  his. arm-ch'air, had already commenc-  ~ed-a-s'oiiorous"nap,-whcn-the -vigorous-  arm of th"o CornisK voter aroused  him from his slumbers. To his first  question, "Is tlie duke at Homo?" tho  porter rej'licd, "Yes, nnd in bed; but  ���������has left 'particular orders that, como  when* you will, you are to go up to  him  directly."  "Bless him, for a worthy and honest gentleman,"' cried our applicant  for the vacant post, smiling and nodding with approbation at th'e prime  minister's kindness^ "How punctual  his grace is; I knew h'e would not deceive me; let me hoar no more of  lords and du.kcs not keeping tlieir  words; I verily believe tliey arc Honest, and mean as well as' any other  folks." Having ascended the stairs  as he was speaking, lie was usliored  into tho duke's bed chamber.  "Is he dead?" exclaimed his grace,  rubbing His eyes and scarcely awakened from dreaming of the king of  Spain,  "is ho dead?"  "Yes, my lord," replied tho eager  expectant, delighted.to find the':election promise, Willi all its circumstances, so frosli ir.'  THE NOBLEMAN'S MEMORY. ;  "When did Ho die?"  "TKe.. duy before yesterday, exactly  at half-past 1 o'clock," after being  confined three weeks to his bod, and  taking a power of doctor's stuff; and  I hopo your grace will bo ns good as  your word, and let my son-in-law  succeed  him."  Tlio duke, by tliis time perfectly  awake, wa.s staggered at the impossibility of receiving intelligence from  Madrid in so short a sjmcij of lime,  ind perplexed at tho absurdity of .the  king's messenger applying fur his son-  in-law to succeed the King of Sjinin,  "Is tlie mnn drunk, or mud? Where  nre your desjiatchesV" exclaimed In's  grace hastily drawing hack his curtain, where, instead of a royal courier, He recognized at the bedside the  fat,  good     Humored  countenance     of  Nursemaid and Four Charges Slept  All Night in Open Air.  A real caso of "Babies in the  Wood" lias occurred in North Staffordshire, England, . 'Silver-dale.* was  tho scene of tho pretty littlo story.  A 5'oung servant took four children  out for a walk; they, lost their way  in a wood, wandered about until they  wero exhausted, then huddled together for warmth, and after the girl had  said a prayer, went to sleep. At four  olclock in the morning they were  found and taken home.  The servant's "name was Lizzie  Kirkham. She was sixteen years  old, and her little charges varied in  age from five years to eight months.  Throe of tliem belonged to a family  named Bootc.  The party set out in the afternoon,  and as none of them returned to tea  the parents began to get anxious.  Tlieir anxiety deepened as darkness  came on, and thero was still no sign  of the missing jiarty. Inquiries were  made among relatives and friends,  but no trace of the children or the  girl could  bo  found.  Meanwhile news of the affair spread  throughout the mining village, and  bands of sympathetic colliers formed  themselves into search parties. Tho  father of three of the children procured a trap, and other men started  scouring the district around on bicycles. By ten o'clock at night the  whole village was busily helping in  the search. The police ia neighbor  ing pottery towns were apprised of  thii occurrence, and in every likely  quarter a vigorous search "was continued by hundreds of peoplo for  tho gtoator part  of  the  night.  It was feared that the children  might havo fallen in the dark into  somo dis-uscd pit, or into some un-  fenced pond. However, just beforo  dragging operations were to havo  been commenced the miss-log party  were found.  About four o'clock the next morning a Newcnstlo-under-Lyne man was  startle! whilo mushrooming in Maor  Woods by hearing what ho thought to  be the bleating of a Iamb. Hc struck  a match, nnd approached a whito object and 'discovered that it was a  baby. Near by he saw the nursegirl  and the threo little children asleep  beneath a tree. He aroused Kirkham, who gave art" account of their  adventures.  '-'We got lost," slie snid, "when  out for a walk. Instead of getting  back to Silvor'dale, as we thought  we were doing, wo got further away.  The children, cried when darkness  came  on.  "We could not see anyone, and  there was no house in sight. We  wandered on till we wero all exhausted.- Then wo sat down. It was very  cold. Wo     huddled' together      for  warmth,  and th'en went     to sleep after I had said a prayer."  The man who found tho children  gave them some food, nn'd wrapped  his overcoat and jacket round the little ones, nnd led them to Silverdale,  where they arrived nearly four hours  later, the distance being seven or  eight miles.  Beyond contracting, colds the children were little the worse for their  niglit in tho wood.  [SCENES IS _S1DRED CITY  WEIRD   RITES  PERFORMED   IN  CATHEDRAL  AT LHASSA.  Worship    of      the     Deyil���������Golden."  Shrines and Sacred White  Mice.  Mr. Edmund Caudle'r, tlie special  correspondent of the London Daily  Mail with th'o Tibet expedition, sends  a wonderfully vivid account of a visit  to the great Buddhist cathedral in  Lh'nssa during service. Tlie strange,  mystical atmosphere qf th'o jilace, the  barbaric melodies, and the abominations oi devil Woi'shii* aro conveyed  witK striking realism and power. Iio  says: I havo written of tho squalor  of tlio Lhnssa streets. The environs  of tho city aro beautiful enough���������willow groves,, intersected with clear,  running streams, wulled-in parks with  palaces and fish ponds; marshes where  wild duck Haunt their plumage in security, and ripo barley fields stretching away to tlie Kills.  Tho trees ��������� aro now wearing thoir  Autumn tints. Tlio willows are mostly a sulphur yellow, and in tho pools  beneatlh th'o red-stalked water-weed  and burnished bark and leaf glow in  brilliant contrast.  Just beforo dusk tliere is generally  a storm in the valley, which only  occasionally reaches the city. But  tlie breeze stirs the poplars and tho  silver - under leaves glint brightly  against the background of clouds: Often a rainbow hangs over tho Potala  liko a nimbus.  But wlion one loaves the broad  avenues between the walls and the  groves and pleasure gardens, and en-  tors tho Sacred* City, one's senses arc  offended by everything that is unsightly and unclean. Pigs and pariaah  dogs are moving about the black,  oozy mud. The houses are solid, but  dirty. Close to the western entrance are th������ Huts of beggars, outcasts, and scavengers, who cut up the  dead.    - ������������������ "    '* -  WALLS OF YAK HORNS.  pattern.    The lesser lamas wero baro-  (hea'ded, and tKeir hair was cropped.  UNCANNY SILENCE.  WKen we first entered an acolyto  was pouring tea out of a massive  copper pot with, a turquoise on the  spout. Each monk received his tea  in a wooden bowl mid poured in  barley flour to mako a paste.  During this interval no ono sjiokc  or whispered." Tho footsteps of th'o  acolytes wore noiseless. Only tho  younger ones looked up at us selfconsciously as wo watched them from  a latticed window iu tho corridor  above.  Centuries ago tliis service was or-  duinod, and the intervals appointed  to further tho pursuit of thc truth  through silcnue and abstraction. Thoy  Had seen us, but they wero seemingly  oblivious.  One wondered were tlioy jnirsuing  tlio truth or wero tliey petrified by  ritual and routine? Did tlioy regard  us as non-material reflexes of tho unsubstantial and illusory, passing shadows of the world cast upon them by  an iustant's illusion, to pass away  again into tl-.o unreal, while thoy-  wero absorbed in th'c contcmjilation  of changeless and universal truths?  Or wero wo noted as food for gossip  and criticism wlion th'eir self-imposed  ordeal was done?  The reek of tlie candles was almost  suffocating. "Tliank God, I am not  a lama!" said a subaltern by my  side. An' Afridi Subadar lot the butt  of h'is "rifle clank from his boot to  tlie pavement.  At theso culls to sanity wc clattered out of tliis unholy atmosphere of  dreams as if by an unquestioned impulse into the bright sunshine outside.  FUTURE OF THE  TURBINE.  MUSICAL  POST" CARDS.  Latest Phase    of   the- Continental  Craze for Cards.  ���������A-striking-hovolty~in���������picturo_post-  cards i.s  about  to  bo placed on    tho  market by n French syndicate.  To an ordinary pictorial card is  aflixcd a very thin transparent gelatine disc, on wliich is impressed a  gramophone musical record. A hole  is jiierced through the centre of the  disc, arid the post-card can be placed  on an ordinary "talking machine"  nnd ployed in the usual way.  Tho musical post-card opens up an  entirely now field for the craze.  Photographs of great singers and  comiibsers  will     be  accompanied     by  Tho outer walls arc built entirely  of yak horns. Some of tlie Houses  Have banks of turf built up ou.tsido  the doors, witli borders of English"  flowers. The dwellings are mostly  two or tliree-storeyod, and bird cages  hang from tlie windows.  The outside of the cathedral is not  at all imposing. From the streets  one cannot see tlie golden roofs, but  only high' blank walls, and. at tho  entrance a forest of dingy pillars beside a massive door.  Tho door is thrown opon by a sullen monk, and a Huge courtyard is  revealed, witli moro dingy pillars  th"at..wcre once red. Tlie entire wall  is covered with paintings representing  Buddhist myth's and. symbolism: tlio  colors nro subdued and i^Ieasing. In  tlic'centrc of tKe yards are-masses of  Hollyhocks, marigolds, . nasturtiums,  and stocks.  We enter th'o main temple by' a  dark passage. Tlie great doorway  that opens into tlie. street has been  closed behind us, but we. leave a company of Puth'ans in tlio outer yard  in case of accident, and our party of  four is armed with revolvers.  CYMBALS AND DRUMS.  Service is being hold before the  great Buddhas as we enter, and a.  thunderous harmony liko an organ  peal breaks the interval for mediation. Tlie abbot, who is in tlie centre, leans forward from liis chair and  takes a bundle of peacock feathers  from a vase by His side. As he  points to the earth there is tho clashing of cymbals, the beating of drums,  and ��������� tlie blowing of trumpets and  concli shells.  THen the music dies away liko the  reverberation of cannon in th'e hills.  Tlie abbot begins a chant, and the  monks, facing each other '.ike singing  men in a choir, repeat a litany. Th'ey  ���������have extraordinary deep, devotional  voices, at onco unnatural and impressive. The deepest bass of the west  does not approach it, and their sense  of time is perfect.  The voice of the thousand monks  is like the drone of some subterranean monster, musically plaintive���������the  voice of the Earth God praying for  release to the God of the Skies.  THE BUDDHIST TRINITY.  ���������In-an-innor��������� temple- we--found���������tlie  three great images of the Buddhist  trinity���������the Buddhas of tho past,  present and futuro. Tlio images were  greater than life-size, and set with  jewels ffom foot to crown. As in  tho cloisters of an English cathedral,  thore were little side chapels, whicli  held sacred relics and shrines.  There were lamps of gold and solid  golden bowls set on altars and embossed salvers of copper nnd bronze.  A hanging grille of eliainwork protected the precincts from sacrilege,  and  an  extended   hand,   bloody     and  extracts  from  their  works,     pictures menancing.   wa.s  stretched   from     th  of national flags by the anthems of  the different countries, and so on in  endless    variety. Candidates      for  political honors, instead of sending  merely their photographs to constituents, will bo able to'accompany  them with the jihonographic records  of an election address".  It is believed . that. as private  greeting cards, the new cartes pos-  tales will have an enormous vogue.  Instead of wishing their friends a  "Merry Christmas and a Hal'py Sew  Year" in cold^print, Mr. and Mrs.  Smith will be "able* to send a spoken  message broadcast through  the jiost.  A field is also opened up to the  practical joker by the ���������'now cards.  Humorously- inappropriate musical  postcards moy very well take the  place of lhe almost obsolete "comic"  valentine, while "surprise" postcards  the message of which cannot be discovered until the disc is placed on a  gramophone, are certain to-have n  large sale.  The addition cost as compared  with ordinary cards" is very slight.  Tin: disc, being perfect ly transparent,  flues not in any way interfere with  the iiii'lui'i-ni'iieiilh.  As  ii     now!     advertising     medium  Ilie new onn's  iilnr.      Freiii-li  ���������sail," terrible enough" when 'suddenly  revealed in that dim light to paralyse and strike to eartli with fright  ar.y jirofane thief who would dare to  enter.  In the ujijier storey wc found a  place which we called "Hell," which  some lamas were worshipping tho  demon protectress of. tho Grand  Lamn. ,. .  BARBARIC  DIN.  Th'e .music here was harsh and barbaric. Tliere were displayed on tlie  pillars and walls" every freak of diabolical invention in tlie shape of  ���������scrolls and  devil  masks.  The obscene object of this worship  was huddled in a corner���������a dwarfish  abortion7 hideous and 'malignant  -���������nougli for such rites.  All about tlie lamas' feet ran little  white mice, searching for grain. Th'oy  nro fed daily, and aro scrupulously reverenced, ns in their frail w-hite  bodies the souls of thc previous  guardians of tlie shrine aro believed  to bo  incarnated.  In another temple wc found lamas  holding service in worship of tlio  inany-Iianded      Buddha,     Avalokites-  A New and Promising Record in  Propulsion,  The signs of the times nil indicate  an important future for the turbine,  says a London letter. Having proved its uscfilncss as a means of propelling small craft at high speeds,  and then its ��������� adaptability to tho  ueeds of'thn passenger traffic, it has  been employed in tho Allan liner Victorian, recently launched, while tho  Cunard Company have two turbine  vessels on order.  While this evolution in size-has  been in progress, however, improvements in details have gradually been  made, so that now we learn," says  The .Westminster Gazette, that the  trial trip of the Midland Railway  Co.'s now turbine steamer Manxman,  built by Vickers, Sons & Maxim, at Barrow, has established a  new record in propulsion by means of  the turbine. In her several runs  over a measured mile on the Clyde  the Manxman gave d. speed of 23  knots. Hitherto steam pressures for  turbines have been kept down at 150  lb. per square inch, but in this vessel 200^ lb. press-nirc has' been provided, and^riliis has economic results.  The Manxman has been built for the  Heysham and Isle of Man service.  She wil!  carrj- 1500 passengers.  A gentleman ' intimately connected  with a large firm of engineers who  are-'engaged in ,thc maufacture of thc  turbines states that for fast passenger and oilier rapid, steamers the  turbine wns admirably suited 'whether the boat was engaged in thc short  homo trado or long foreign trade j  voyages. One of tho chief advan-i  tages���������apart from the question of |  spedd���������which the turbine possesses  over the'reciprocating engine is that  bad weather does not prevent the  tin bine making its normal sjiecd, and  passengers in any of the three cross-;  Channel -turbine steamers may count,  as fnr ns the engines are concerned,  on being landed at schedule timo.  notwithstanding Heavy head * winds  and' seas.  Referring to the question of the  best reversing gear, the firm suggested that for moderate speeds astern a reversing turbine wns adequate, but for High' stern speed a reciprocating engine was preferable. In  timo this difiiculty would, no doubt,  be solved without recourse to independent on-gines. In'regard to tho  commercial outlook" the engineers  maintained that nt present lho turbine was not economical for tramps  or si on mors whose average speed wns  below 15 knots. Even in ocenn pas-  sengor ships a speed about a 25 knot  "average was generally fatal from an  economic standpoint on account of  the huge conl space necessary to bo  reserved, crushing out cargo, etc.;  hence they did not anticipate a further dovelojiuient of speed beyond  25 knots in passenger ships' until the  fuel  difiiculty Iind  been  overcome.  With regard to the navy, the engineers nfiirm thnt the turbine wns  for nil ships, with but a few isolated  exceptions, preferable, Iiocuuso the  propelling power was less liable to  damage ���������luring war. They, 'therefore, expected largo developments in  this direction.  INCONSISTENCY Osr -WAR.  Strange    Occupation   for Civilized  Nations.  TKo Red Cross organization is altogether beyond praise. But the spectacle of thoso maimed soldiers being  carried in, with their fresh bandages,  recent wounds, their white faces and  vaguo wondering eyes, in tlio scorching sunlight, somo of lhem dying,  some of them crippled for life, all of  them suffering, made one think onco  moro what a strango ironical jiro-  ceeding is modern warfare, writes  Hon. M. Baring in London Post. Wo  create engines of destruction witK tho  object of inflicting the most deadly  injury i>ossiblc to our follow-croaturcs  and at tho samo timo wo take the  greatest possible pains to organize a  system by which these same men,  whom it is our object to destroy as  swiftly as possiblo, may be restored  to activity as soon as thoy have been  onco in* any slight degree injured by  our instruments of destruction. To  carry on war on humanitarian principles is, if one comes to think of it,  an absurdity. Our object in war is  to kill, destroy and damage tlio enemy as rapidly as possiblo, to lot  those wiio, are whole and Halo fight  for all they are worth", and lot tho  weak and the wounded "go to tlie  wall. Logically Rod Cross organizations and field hospitals arc a great  Hindrance and an unnecessary expense. If the fact of war bo admitted, logically it shot-Id be waged as  barbarously as possible, since a Humane war is a contradiction in  terms. It is like a humane boxing  match���������or  A HUMANE BULL FIGHT.  But, I suppose, just as to figlit and  to wage war are an ineradicable instinct and a raison de'otre of mankind to succor tho wounded is likewise an ineradicable instinct, and as  long ns armies exist, Rod Cross societies will exist. At tho samo timo,  whon ono sees tlio wounded brought  in on th'e stretchers all the philosophy in tlie world does not prevent  one from thinking war a strange occupation for civilized nations. It  may bo argued that the field of Crecy after the battle was probably as  gruesome a sight as a modern battlefield, and tliat we would no morc  part witK. tho namo of Crecy that we  would part with any of tlio jewels of  our national inheritance. But there  is this difference: thero was no moro  an ambulance or a Hospital at Crecy  than there would now be at a football or a cricket match. TKo French  and th'o English fought for fun then,  in tlio snmo way in whicli they now  play football. War was an aristocra-j  tic game. Witness the despatches of  the correspondent of th'e Frcncli sido���������  I mean Froissart. Was tliere ovor  correspondent moro impartial, loss  blind to, tlie faults of his own side,  moro cntKusticnlly appreciative of  the enemy's anal f tics? But now nobody can say tliat the Japanese and  tlie Russians are fighting for fur.*.  SucK incidents as thc loss of tho Pot-,  ropaviovsk and thc Hatsuse. are  merely desperately and fruitlessly deplorable and no more inspiring than  a railway accident, and owing lo tho  present conditions of modern warfare  such incidents must' necessarily bo  more nnd moro frequent.   4  0000<X><>000000<KM>0000<X!  YOUNG *  FOLKS  SHE SAID "YES."  meu wore arguing  __ f.  a Iron i l.v linviinf pictorial cards  ���������.���������il which ������i'l lili't'-illy Anv  praises  of  ti-eir  w.-.rc.i.  ire certain  to  lie pop- ��������� vara.     Tlie     picture of the god  Hung  chainpaune firms    me; from  pillars by tlie altar.    The chief  print-Humus     wero     wearing     j-caked   caris  ;     the'picturesquely    colored    nnd    subdued  ��������� blue-and-gold vestments of the   same  THE PRESIDENT'S MOTHER.  Old Lady Still Keeps a Vegetable  Stall.  President Loubet, of France, haa  been visiting his old home at Montel-  imar. He was received at. tho railway'station, soy tlio French uews-  jmpers, by several functionaries, and  he subsequently took a drive in semi-  state With oiic of his cliildrcn. Much  less ceremonious was the '.charming  scene described by the Rev. A. N.  Cooper, the "walking jiarson." Mr:  Cooper in one of his rambles, found  himself' nt Montclimnr, and, looking  out of the window at his inn in the  early morning hn saw the President  escorting his old'mother to the market-place, wlinre she continued to sell  farm produce, even though her sdii  had become Chief Magistrate of the  Republic. She drove up in n market-cart, which wus duly unlmvlod.  Thon tho President gave her nis :i!tii,  escorted her to her chair, nnd ..pened  the great umbrella under which siie  sat. No funclionririos were 'ii ,*t'..tendance, nnd the reft of tho niarke'..-  jicople showed no signs of reg.uMing  thc incident na anything' remarkable.  At the end M. Loubet gravely saluted liis mother nnd wont olT to lead  State papers, while she rcmai-iod to  sell cubbages.  The two yotfng  fiercely.  "And I toll you it's a waste of  gpod timo for you "to call on hor and  ask Hcr to marry you," said Tom.  "That's just the way you look at  it," replied Dick in a friendly spirit.  "It's a protty good way too," retorted Tom. "I overheard lior toll  Lucy she preferred medium-sized men  to either tall or sliort ones."  "You say tliat because you are  medium-sized."  "And dark-complexioned to ligh't-  comiilexioned men."  "That's because you're dark and  I'm light."  "And ability of tongue rat'her tlian  of tKe pen."  "You're fabricating on the fact  that you're a lawyer and I'm a  newspnper reporter," responded Dick.  "Not at all," said Tom; "I'm merely quoting what she said."   "Well,���������-remarkcd-Dick,-thoughtfully, "I'll bet you a cigar, a hat, a  dinner, or a house thnt I. can go to  her nnd ask th'o matrimonial question and receive an affirmative answer to my question witliiri two minutes of the time of asking."  Tom laughed. '"Done for dinners  for tlio entire wedding-party."  So it wus agreed. As to who  should be out of pocket to the extent  of dinner for an indefinite number  wns to bo decided thnt evening.  Dick rang tlio door-bell at Alice's  House, and when he entered lie admitted nlso Tom, who hid behind n  door in the parlor, that lie might  hear plainly botli question and answer.  Dick thought Alice novor looked so  bewitchingly beautiful, and all that  sort- of thing.    And he told hor so.  "I'vo boon wondering," snid ho, after some time, "If I were to ask yoii  ���������to ask you, Alice, to become my  wife, if you'd refuse inc. You would,  wouldn't you?"  "Yes, indeed," quickly responded  Alice. "You know I'm to marry  Harry  next  month."  "So ho told nio, yestcrdny, wlien ho  nsked me to bo his best man," said  Dick. "But by asking you the question that way I won a. dinner for  the. whole crowd of us."  Ho wont to tlio door and dragged  Tom  from his iilaco of shelter.  "I asked lier the question ns you  heard," lie told his friend, "nnd she  said 'Yes.' "  Trim hoard it, but didn't look as  though lie had!  I><XHK>**>0<X)<XK>0<)00<>00000  GRAN'MA'S  APPLE PIE,.  Sing u song of sixjience!  When  it's  by and  by,  Gran'ma says she's spectin'*     .  ,  To make an apple ilie. ;  "When the pio is finished, *  Gran'ma says she'll see ���������  It there's any dough  left '  She'll givo  it all  to mo.*  Then I'll mako a Ii"1 pic,  'Causo I alius  know  When she says,  "I'll see, child,"-  There'll surely bo somo dough.  HIS INHERENT PATRIOTISM.  Tho story of a littlo Boor boy who  refused to betray his friends, even oa  tlio threat of death, is told by Major  Seoly. M.P., ns illustration of deeply-  rooted love of freedom and country.  It happened during the Boer war.  "I was asked," said Major Seely,  "to got some volunteers, nnd try to  capture a commandant at a place  somo twenty miles away. I got the  men readily, and we sot out. It was  a rather desperate enterprise, but we  got thero all right. I can'see the  little place yet, I can hear the clatter of the horses' hoofs.  "Tho Boer general had got away,  but where hnd he gone? It wns even  a question of the general catching  us. and not we catching tho general.  Wo rode down to the farmhouse, and  thero we saw a good-looking Boer  boy and somo yeomen. I asked tho  boy if. the commandant had been  there, and he said in Dutch, taken by  surpris-o, 'Yes.' 'Where has he gone?'  I said, and the boy became suspicious.     He answered, *I don't know.'  "I decide'd then to do a thing for  which I hope I may be forgiven, because my men's lives were in danger.  I threatened tho boy with death if ho  would not disclose the whereabouts  of the general. He still refused, and  I put him against a wall, and said  I would have to have Kim shot. At  the same time ' I whispered to my  men :���������'For heaven's s'ake, don't  shoot.' The boy still refused, although I was going to have him  shot. 1 ordered the men to 'aim.'  Every rifle was levelled at the boy.  'Now,' I said, 'before I -give the  word, which way lias the general  gone?" I remember the look ia the  boy's face���������a look ������uch" as I havo  never seen but once. He  transfigured before, me. Something  greater almost tlian anything human  shono from his 03-cs. -He threw back  his head and said in Dutch, 'I will  not say.' There was nothing for it  but to shake hands with the boy and  go away."i  AUNT ESTHER'S  SECRET.  Bessie sat by the table, working at  h"et* home task in arthnietic. Her  face wus very sober, for she was in  a great hurry to finish and go out  to play with her cousin Polly.  By jind by Aunt Esther, Polly's  mother, came in, and seeing Bessie,  asked her why sho was not out at  play.  "I have to get my number work,  done. Aunt Esther," said Bessie,  "and it is very hard."  "Is it, indeed? Perhaps I can  help you," said her aunt, sitting  down beside the little girl "Four  nnd five make how many? Here is  your mama's button-bag. Take out  five buttons. Now four more. Count  them."  "Nino!"     cried     Bessie,     her   eyes,  dancing.  "Yes..    Now take four,  thon five."  "Nine again!" declared Bessio.  So the lesson wont merrily on, and  when    Bessie    had   the numbers   all  neatly written out her aunt   covered  tho  answers,   and Bessie  foun'd    that  sho   could     remember  every   one     of  them.  "Thank you. Aunt Esther," said  tho little girl. "This has been so  easy, and I thought, it was so hard.  I will  try  mama's  buttons  ngain."  "Thnt is a good idea, and now I  will tell you a secrot. If you learn  to add and substr.act all the numbers up to ten, if you learn them  _yo_ry_carcfu_l_ly_.._so__that_you_con give  the right answer every time without  stopping to count up, then you will  not need thn higher numbers very  much, but enn add ai>:l substract  them just as easily as you can ono  nml  two."  Is that not a lovely secret? Do  you not think it is true? Try it for  yourself nn'd sec.   -���������   FIELD MICE IN FRANCE.  Serious    Concern   in    the Agricultural   Districts.  According to the statement of a'  French newspaper, in th'o experiments  made during tlie month of February,  last in the Department of the Char-  entc, irr. Chamberland, of tho Pas-  teu.r Institute, estimated that tho-  average number of field mico to bo  found at that time ujion a hectaro  (2.47 acres) was 1.350. They consumed annually at least 13J tons of  vogetnblo matter. In 1S03. in the  region of Bar-snr-Seine, according to  another expert, there were moro tlian  10.000 field mice to tho hectare.  It will bo seen, then, that tho anxiety among the farmers i.s justified.  Such an increase in the number of  mice as would bo naturally expected  would permit tliem to eat absolutely,  every bit of living vegetation that'  a field could produce during tho season.  To destroy these pos<s people formerly resorted to asphyxiation by filling the burrows with smoke or to  drowning by pouring water into them  or to sowing jioison about the fields.  Tlie latter method, though the 'nost  efficient, proved so dangerous to domesticated animals that it was resorted to only in exceptional cases.  At the present, day another method  is used whicli is considered much'  more efficacious���������infection by a microbe wliich is deadly to rats and  mice only, domesticated animals being immune to its influence. In 1893  Doctor Danysz, of the Pasteur Institute, wliile studying tho habits of  field mice in tho Department of Seino-  et-Marne, observed that large numbers of mice died apparently from  disease. He collected virus from sick  animals, mado cultures, and assured  himself that these cultures absorbed  with tho nourishment produced the  disease in healthy rats and mice.  These experiments wero made on a  largo area, nearly 200 acres, and  seemed conclusive to the experts.  This method of destruction has been  recently commenced and carried out  systematically on a surface of 2,800  acres, and has proved ablo to accomplish the destruction of the mice,  while the game, fowl, and other animals of the farm were in no instance  affected.  Tlie seriousness of the situation is  emphasized by the fact that thc  French Parliament apjiropriated  295,000 francs $50,935 to be used  for tho 'destruction of tho mice. Tlio  virus, which" is furnished free to departments and townships, is supplied  from tliis fund^and is sent directly to  wasjth'e regions affected. The virus is  "'"* then distributed and mixed with" four  times its volume of slightly salted  water. - In this liquid crushed oats  are soaked; the oals are then distributed in suitable places near, the burrows in such" a wny as to contaminate as many families or groujis as  possiblo at ono time. Whon this has  been done, ton or twelve days afterward wliat is estimated at 95 per  cer.t of the mice have been found  dead in the fields.  One would expect from these results tliat thc work would bo quickly done, but the "campagno1.*;" aro  great travelers, and many disappear  from ono locality to reappear suddenly la another, breeding witli great  rapidity. The work has been going  on to-'-- ������o*ne month's, but thore are re- '  appearance in regions Hitherto unaffected, and it is probable that the ���������  figlit will continue for many more  weeks. .-jta ���������-*-,-��������� . 1  GOAT'S   MILK.  WHERE YOU ARE LOST.  Your watch makes a good compass.  Get the number of hours from id-  night, divide by two, ond point the  hour nt the sun so that the shadow  of a match or lead pencil falls directly across the centre of the watch; 12  o'clock will bo north, 0 south, 9 west  nnd '.I enst. Sujipose it is 9 n. m.;  number of hours from midnight is 9;  ono half is 4}; point 4.30 nt tho sun  so tlio shadow of a match or load  pencil falls across the centro of the  watch, and 12 is north, G south, 3  oast, and 9 west. Suppose it is 0  p.m.; number of hours from midnight  18; 0110 half, 9; point 9 at sun and  12 is north, 6 south, 3 cast and 9  west.  SINGULAR FIDDLER.  Frank Clawson is tlio name of a  singular fiddler of Atlanta. Georgia,  wiio is without hands. Many years  ngo ho was .caught in a blizzard and  hia arms were frozen so badly that  both hands wero amputated at tho  wrists. For a long time the vioiin  wns silent; but, being a mechanical  genius, ho invented a contrivance of  wire to enable him to wield the  bow.     Tlie fingering was morc diffi  cult, but by practice lie trained the  A unique "tree on the island oi" Goa, stump of his left hand to make tho  near Bombay, is t'ho "sorrowful tree." necessary shifts from one string to  Tlint name is giver; to.it because tlie another and thc varying positions,  tree has a drooping, sad appearance With thc violin held in placo by his  during the daytime, but its aspect chin .nnd knees and with tho help of  changes as the sun goes down. Then his fingerloss arms'. Clawson man-  its leaves open nnd no longer droop, I nges lo piny his old-timo selections  and fragrant blossoms como into wilh nearly us much skill as he for-  bloom  upon  it. werly did.  While Dr. Koch Qnd the Royal Com-*,  mission" on Tuberculosis,   With     their  several adherents, are exchanging polite scientific invective as to  whether  tuberculosis  is  or  is  not  transmissible from cows and their milk to    human  beings,   many     have  solved   tho  question in "their own way by leaving  cows'  milk' severely alone and drinking nothing but the product of     the  goat.      This  may be  regarded  as    a  very safo move, for tho average goat  has a most enviable constitution,  being immune apparently to every disease     that    attacks    sheep or  cows,  while it may' be kept with advantago  on  the roughest of  land.      Certainly  no goat has ever shown signs of tu-  tuborcular  disease,   and   on   this   fact  -aIon"e-th'e-urinker~of~goats'-milk   re=  lies  for  his  safety.   An  analysis     of  the nanny's milk shows a still  furtli-  or  advantage,   for  it  contains,    bulk  for bulk, nlmost    twice the    amount  of  nourishment  that  cows'   milk   has  hence,  though  it may be double    the  price, half th'e quantity ought to suffice, for it may be diluted with water  up to  twice  its original volume.    As  a     milk     producer,     the     goat      ii  of course much  inferior  to  tho   cow;  nannies  have  been  known   to   givo  a  gallon of milk a day; but two quarts  is nearer tlio    average yield;   but  on  tlio othor hand,  liousinc; accommodation nnd-nrca of-run mny be on    tho  most exiguous    scale,   a   fact    which  has earned the goat the title of jibor  man's cow.     The chief,  perhaps    thc  only,  objection  to  the  milk  ia    that  it docs not keep so  well as a cow's,  owing    to    its     exceptional   richness;  and  goats'   butter  has   the  snmo   inherent defect.     To  the animal  itself,  however;   serious    objection  ran      be  tnken unless kejit rigidly to its    own  domnin,  for  it  is  inordinately    fond  of young shoots of trees,  and  would  speedily  ruin     nny young  [limitation  to which  It had access.     This    proclivity has    lieen one     of   the     chief  causes of the nukednei*s of the mountains  nil     round    the  Mediterranean  where goats abound,  and  a     greater  demand  for    their miik  would    toon  show.i -similar    results  in  our    own  country  unless  strict  measures    woro  taken   to  prevent  stray inff.   4   'POPULARITY OF BROWN.  Brown is holding its nv.n wonderfully well. It is' a strong favorite  with a'l womon. Ceitainly no color  is shown in greater variety, ond its  rich tints make it adaptable lo nil  sorts of combinations. A combination probably r.s odd ������������������������"��������� mauve and  burnt orange -is brown nnd grey.  Both colors must be clear, however,  to jiroduce the best results, and this  can still bc improved by tho selection  of highly finished fabrics.  -'  f  I  1  -  ,1  -I  - s  ""���������"I  Fl  1  u  I  U   I  v , I  jr MASON & RISCH  Thirty Years  Before  the Public-  Twelve Thousand in  Actual Use.  They are thc product of money, brains and experience���������substantial Pianos for peojile who buy, but one instrument in a  life time. Thev look well, sound well and went* well. Yet  with all their goodness they are sold at a reasonable price im  easy terms. A card with your name and address will bring  yoii our illustrated catalogue and an explanation of our easy  time system of payments, of which you may avail yourself, no  matter where you live. l  MASON    &    RISCH    PIANO   CO.,   LTD.  32 KING STREET WEST, TORONTO, ON   .  J. Macleod, Agent, Second Street.  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published every Thursday. Subscription S2  perjear.   Advcrti-sing rate** on nppllciitiuii.  Changes of advertisements must lie in befoie  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printin? in all its branches promptly anil  neatly executed.  Thursday, Disc. S, 100*1.  THE TRIUMPH  OF mPOCRISYt  One finds difficulty in believing that  the jubilation indulged in* by Liberals  over the results in Yale-Cariboo and  Kooten-iy as absolutely sincere, unless  at the same tune realizing tbat the  acme of hypocrisy has been attained  Ly these disciples of bogus ballot  "boxes and irreverent violators of God's  Holy "Writ. Albeit tbey are the same,  ���������whether manipulating elections in  Hastings or Froiiteiinc, or inducing  personators to swear awny their souls  in Algoma and JSippising. What is  the honest truth about Kootenay ancl  Yale-Cariboo? Last January noinin-  .ations were made by both parties, for  these and many other constituencies.  An unexpected session of parliament  ���������was convened and during the interim.  Liberals discovered that should the  elections in this district take place on  tbe same day a.s the general voting���������  neither government supporter could  lie elected. It was left for AV. A. Galliher to arise in Parliament and defend  the infamous trickery of the Government. Mr. Borden leader of the Opposition, appealed to the "Minister of  Justice "not to put a foul blot upon  the Dominion Election Act," Imt Mr.  Galliher upon being asked, gave his  word of honor that tbe returning  officer ''would have to visit every  polling place" and could not do so in a  ���������n eek. Ajked again, ^'Isjhat tjie cus-  tom in British Columbia?" he answered  "Yes." Thus the elections were deferred and upon the Government being  sustained that posilion was used to  coerce the lumbermen; influence the  mine owners, terrorise over those who  depended upon the Crow's Xest Coal  Company for a living, nnd appeal to  tbe cupidity of oflice seekers, contract  jobbers .and a horde of greedy expectants whose rewaitl will be���������disappointment.  Only an extreme Liberal or a chronic  "grafter" could glory over a victory  achieved by such unmanly, such unworthy tactics. It will be remembered  that ex-Governor Mackintosh has publicly declared that he promised XV. A.  Galliher neither to hold meetings,  epenk against bim nor canvass, should  Parliament be called: he kept his word  and was rewarded 'by tieacbery upon  the part of the man whom he treated  ���������with the utmost generosity, treachery  not only so far as calling the election  was concerned, but treachery so far  as tbe campaign was concerned, it  liaving lieen agreed that no personalities should be resorted to. Tlie Conservative candidate kept his pledge;  not so his opponent and his friends.  Where would W. A. Galliher have  lieen had retaliation been the Conservative policy?  The   Government   being   sustainei^  the next move  was  to influence the  mine   owners,    the    companies,   the  lumbermen of Yale-Cariboo.   A horde  of speakers, led by   Senator  Temple-  man, honeycombed the entire division,  large sums of money were expended  and Martin Burrill wits defeated.  Had  the   election   not   been  deferred,  his  majority would have  been 300.   The  same with Kootenay, where until tbe  ���������1th  of  November,   all    believed   the  Conservative    candidate    would    be  elected by at   least 350 to 400.   After  the result of  the 3rd, rumors could bc  heard in particular districts. In Moyic  and  Slocan  City  and Sandon, it was  hinted   that    Galliher  bad   received  assurances tbat a duty as  well as a  bounty, would  be put on lead: so merchants, business mon and miners were  (old that  "all depended  upon them."  In   Fernie,   of   course,   Senator Cox,  Robert J affray ct al. representing the  Crow's   >7est   Coal   Company, undertook to   "deliver   the goods."     Cranbrook and  Golden  were hard propositions, so  the wires were brought into  requisition and such pressure brought,  to bear upon  the lumber, mill owners  and   managers   that   through various  agencies they appealed to Mr. Mackintosh lo retire, as  if Galliher  carried  the   constituency,    the     Government  had  promised  to  shut  ont American  lumber.     The Conservative candidate  publicly    mentioned    this,   asserting  that he was willing to be sacrificed if  the'-lumbermen' were guaranteed the  protection   asked; but   as  he said  at  Revelstoke:     "I   fought beneath the  banner   of  .that    great   patriot  and  statesman   Sir  John   Macdonald; bis  vocabulary contained no such word as  Retreat.     In  1S7-I had Sir John Macdonald retired Canada was a, ruined  and   undone   country.     In   1S9I   the  grand old patriot  went to death fighting the enemies of the Empire on the  issue    of    Unrestricted   Reciprocity.  Well. I do  hot know the word retire.  rf^it"i^fr^"������l'^'Cotise1^-Wfv^inTnw''  who their  friends are."   These sentiments   were    heartily    approved   In-  thinking Conservatives, who felt that  it would be disastrous to surrender 011  unworthy   terms.      And even the bitterest   opponent  has   but    words   of  praise   for   the   two   candidates who  went   down   with   colors   flying, hut  stand   today   honored by all patriotic  citizens.      Now   let  the Conservative  Mr. Fulton at Kamloops, takes the  editor of the Mining Exchange to  task. Iu reply to the News the  Mining Exchange has the following  in reference to the McBride Government :���������  The News misapprehends our meaning and   intention   in   a  rather odd  way.   In using tlie term "strong"  we  were not in lhe  least  considering the  widely   diverging  views of   the   half  dozen warring  pulitic.il  fuel ions  who  have heen lining  their little best  for  some years past to ruin   tho country  for themselves and anybody else who  might como   into   it.   XVe  used  the  word "strong" solely in  reference  to  the light in  which tbe   present   Pro-  vi11ci.1I   Government   is  regarded  by  the outside world.     That that light is  a distinctly  favorable  one,  tbat the  present Gov. rnment is held in  higher  esteem in tlie financial circles of the  world than any previous government  in British Columbia has been for many  years, expressed opinions of financial  and other journals of high  standing,  extracts from which we have quoted  at various times during the past year,  give ample evidence.    And, permit us  to point out,   it  is   by   that   outside  financial   opinion���������in   a   country    so  dependent upon external capital for its  development as this is���������that British  Columbia must stand or fall.   With  the opposing points of view    of the  Ins and Outs in the funlioly squabbles  of local politics  tve  are   not  at   all  concerned    But it is   of   the highest  importance that tbis  country should  present a good "front" to the world at  large, and the government  whatever  its political creed or make-up may  be,"  which'can do tbis,  is most emphatically a strong government. \  EIGHTEEN YEARS  John D. Wilson, Re-Elected  Chief Officer of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way  Employees.  With the election of officers and the  selection of Toronto, Canada, as the  next place of meeting, the fourth bien-  uial session of the International Brotherhood of Maiutenance-of-Way  Kmployees, in session on the tenth  floor of tho Century building for tbe  last three days, closed yesterday, says  the St. Louis Republic. ���������'  By a unanimous vote, John D Wilson was re-elected president, as were  Clinton Boyle, secretary and treasurer  and A. B. Lowe of Kingston, Ontario,  first vice president.  In the election of second and third  vice presidents, W. S. Powell, Gieeii������:  borough, N.C., succeeded J. W. Davenport of Sandifer, N.C.. for the first-  named oflice and W. P. McA bee of  Sew Albany, Miss., succeeded W. W.  Haygood of La Grange, Ga., for the  latter office.  The Grand Executive Committee  was re-elected and is as follows: R.  Ferguson, Port Arthur, Ontario; S. E.  Hawgs, Bath.   Ga..   J.    C.  J.   S.   Eastman,  p.irty close up the ranks, stand shoulder to shoulder and they will find  that future events will more than  justify their antagonism towards the  most inconsistent and extravagant  administration that ever controlled  the destinies of any civilized country.  THE McBRIDE  GOVERNMENT  Is a Strong Government in the  sight of all Patriotic People���������  A Testimony from an Independent Source.  In the October issue of the B. C.  Mining Exchange the editor took  occasion to mention that the present  Provincial Government was a strong  government, and the Nelson Daily  News, edited and owned by F. J.  Deane,   who was   defeated by Hon.  Fort   Worth,   Tex.  Pompanoosnc, Vt.  The report of Secretary-Treasurer  Boyle elicited favorable comment  from thc chairman of the auditing  committee, ft showed that since the  last convention, two years ngo, the  membership of the organization bad  doubled and that the finances on hand  hail more than doubled.  Tiie total membership of the organization is more than 100,000 and it has  members in Canada, United States  and Mexico, The Canadian representation was particularly strong nt this  session. The date of the next convention will be tho first Monday in September, 1000.  President Wilson has occupied the  position of cliief executive of the organization for seventeen consecutive  years, or since, it was formed. Ife  first filled the duties of secretary and  treasurer, but with the growth of the  order it, was found necessary that a  secretary and treasurer should be  elected. Mr. Boyle was thc first incumbent of these offices and lias held  them uninterruptedly for four years.  ,, /JOS PBESOEITTIOIT.  Th* Dade TTm Taklng the Staff for Vear  p-^ That Hla natr  Would Fall On'.  ;HC dudlsh specimen of humanity pre-  Bemted last week to the clerk of a. certain drug store, on Olive street, a grc-  icrlption, reading as follows:     ���������  "Sodil chloridum, one ounce..  - "Aqua pura, four ounces."      '-  The -weights were written In the ordinary conventional style. The cleric  looked smilingly at the prescription  Tor Bait and water and asked the customer what he -wanted to use that prescription for.  "I am afraid that every *aalr will fall  out, and ������y doctor gave me that as a  prescription," was the anBwer. The  clerk filled the prescription and charged 75 cents. He put on the bottle a  red label, with the word, "poison," and  told the dude to be careful, as tho  '"sodll chloridum'' was particularly  fangerous.  ���������Two davs later Mister Dude brought  back the bottle to be refilled. Tha  clerk was absent, and the druggist  himself wftlted on him. This gentle-;  man found the prescription on file, but  the price had been omitted. He knew  that ha had to deal with a fool. Therefore he fixed up the salted water and  thought that 25 cento would be an hon������  est compensation.  "How Ib that?" asked.the customer.  "Last time I paid 75 cents."  The druggist went back to his prescription inclosure to investigate, or  rather to Invent a satisfactory answer.  In a few minutes he returned and explained that the duty on "sodll chloridum" (common salt), which was enormous, had been declared unconstitutional by the- Supreme Court of the  United States. As to "aqua pura" (pure  water) the price had fallen 100 per  cent on account of the absence of yellow fever this year in Central and  South America.  The dude went away satisfied with  his hair restorer, but the clerk will be  discharged if he falls to write the  prices on the prescriptions ia the future.���������St. liouls Republic,    .^fy  v-   A Friendly Foeltn**-.     ':'  . "No, ������mh," said Col. Carter to the  man with email, angry-looking spots  on his forehead, "I shall not pehmlt  ���������rou to abuse the mosquito in my presence. I used to dislike them, but now  I am one of the stanchest friends that  ������ mosquito has."  "Still, they annoy me," replied tho  man with the spots.  "Of cohse. But they must live. Why,  complain because, the mosquito stays  up all night anB'has his collations, his  eongs and his aftuh-dinner speeches?"  1 "You seem to feel yery kindly toward the brute."  * "I have reason to. Let me fel you,  -rah, that a mosquito once saved the  life ot a friend of mine. My friend  told me the story himself. "We were  speaking of large mosquitoes, and he  said that he once found himself In a  prohibition town^ where the mosquitoes were large* than any he had ever  6een. The party he was wltn had a  bottle, hut no ...corkscrew, and they  -vould have perished with thirst If they  bad not taken one of these mosquitoes,  extracted his bill, and used lt to get  the cork out. That mosquito was a  martyr, suh, and .ever since ;that time,  suh, I have "respected him and his relations."���������Washington Star.      . l  ���������'**' ^j." ; * Mj  ������-*-- Jnit a Su***re������tlon. ���������*"  -������.' man ls, for some occult reason, liable to look a little shamefaced when  tie gets home after staying out all night  it a political meeting. As he came up  the,, path to the farm house his wifo  same to the door to .meet him.  ' "Did ye have a purty excitln' time?"  lhe asked. . ���������ffeaif*/  "Tremendous,'", he answered. -^3-r/  ��������� 'T 'spose ye've got everything set������  ������led."    :  "No.   Ter tell the: truth, everythmg'l  fes about ez much ln doubt ez ever."  ; "Well, 1 s'pose lila yer own lookout  But I must say I'.kinder hate ter see y������  rastln' ao much-good energy."*  "How d'ye mean?"  "Pigs ls getter be fed an' wood's got  (o be chopped, politics er no politics.  I don't w*nt ye to neglect yer country  when they's anything that re'ly calls  (ur yer. But I hope ye will bear ln  mind that every time ye wave yer hat  in the air Just 'cause ye gtt a *������ttl*j excited, ye're usln' up muscle thet might  have done good service choppin' wood,  ������n' that every time ye yell 'hooray*  'bout nothln' :n parti'j'iar, ye're iitin'  ap -good^luns-power - thetM-coino-in -  mighty hacdy ter drlva tlio pigs wctb."  ���������rPetralt Free Pres3.  Mow Kola Warn.*-. Saw.  ���������The skill of the Zulu of South Africa*  fn sewing fur is a household word in  South Africa, and eome of the other  tribes compete with them. Ths needle  employed ia widely different from that  used by the ordinary needle women. In  the flrst place, it has no eye; ln the  second, it is like a skewer, pointed at  one end and thick at the other.  The thread is not of cotton, but la  made of the sinews of various animals,  the best being made from the sinews  in the neck of a giraffe. It is stiff, Inelastic, with a great tendency to  "kink" and tangle Itself up with anything near it Before being used It 19  eteeped in hot water until it is quite  soft, and U then beaten totween two  smooth stones, which causes tt to separate into filaments, which can thus bo  obtained of any strength and thickness. Thus, the steamstress has a considerable amount of labor before sho  commences with the real work ln hand.  Finally, ahe squats on the ground,  tfor no native stands to work, or do  anything else, who can possibly help  it), and, taking her needle, bores two  holes in the edges of the rug or garment on which she Is working. The  thread ls then pushed through with the  butt of the needle, drawn -tight, and  two more holes are made with a like  result, the skewer progressing very  slowly, but fast enough for a country  .where time ls -of no value whatever.  The skin upon which the seamstress  fs working is dampened with water before she commences; and as the damp  thread and hide dry out it brings tht  work very closely toxethaa,  ~'      i*������������ ���������*."���������������  SOCIETIES.  Red Rose Degree meets second and fourth  Tuesdays of each month; White Rose Degree  meets third Tuesday of each quarter, in Oddfellows Hall.  VIsitine brethren welcome  T. H. BAKER, II. COOKE,  President. Secretary.  ���������&&  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Regular meetings arc held ln the  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at 8 P.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  Vf.B. FLEMING, VV.il  J. ACHESON, Rec.-Soc.  KOOTENAY STAR, R. B. P.  Meets on First Tuesday of every month, In  I. O.O.F.Hall.  '  J. ACHESON. W. P.  J. H, ARM.'STRONG, Reg.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No." 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  MEETS  EVERY  WEDNESDAY  ln   Oddfellows'    Hall   at 8  o'clock.    Visiting  Knights are  cordially invited,  GORDON BROCK, C. C.  -  STEWART MCDONALD, K. of R. Ai S.  H. a. BROWN," M. of F.   '  Camp Mountain View, C. W. 0. W.  Meets in Selkirk Hall every "Second and  Fourth Friday ol each month at 8 p. m. Visiting Choppers cordially invited to attend.  F. H. BOURNE, Con. Com.  H. W. EDWARDS, Clerk.  LEGAL  OHN MANNING SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  The   B������aion.  "Come, let us reason together," says  the young woman to the young man,  who haa Just made the rusty old cry of  "JThe women are crowding us out."  "Well, I don't mind listening to your  talk, but I can't see how that will Increase my salary, or open more avenues for making money," he says respectfully, yet doggedly.  "I am not keeping you out of a position, nor keeping your salary down, at  (Jl. I am only trying to earn my own  bring, and I have as good a right to  lo that as you have to earn yours," she  nnswered spiritedly.  "Just look at the thousands of girls  *rbo are now holding positions that  were held by men, and at much better  lalarles. Doesn't that mean that thousands of men have been crowded out?"  "No, it doesn't. We never got a  position unless there Is a vacancy. Ws  don't make vacancies, we only fill  them." ���������     1  i "Well, If you weren't around, thej  r-ould have to take us."  "But we can't help being around."  . "Yea,    that's   so."���������Pittsburg Com*  (oerelal Gazette.  First Street  Revelstoke, B. C.  fjARVEY, M'CARTER & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Ete.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada.  Company funds to loan at8 percent.'  First Street, Revelstoke B. C.  Dr. Morrison  DENTIST  Oflice Over Bews' Drug Store, Mackenzie Ave.  ���������Furnished Room to Rent,   Apply nt  tho IliiiuMi office.  Chocolates    n t  ���������Fresh     Miirnciiibo  Bows' Bvug .Store.  ���������Souvenir Spoons and Paper KnivcH,  etc., all in fmicy boxes for mailing ut  The Canada Drug fi Book C'o'a.  It Rofarred to tho Dog*.  Ill a well-known street In London a  beggar was often seen plodding about  with a small dog. The dog was hold  by a piece of chain, ami had round his  neck a placard with "Pity the Blind''  In large red letters. Mr, T , passing one day, dropped a sixpence In the  man's outstretched hand.  "Halloa!" he cried, as ho was turn-  fng away, "was that a half sovereign  ( gave you?"  "No, sir���������no," answered the beggar;  'only sixpence."  ��������� "80," sal*d Mr. T , "you are not  blind, aftor all?"  "Bless you, sir, nor' he replied. "Tou  tee, the placard refers to the dog. He's  bjlad���������aot JU'Vlioadon Tid-Btta, -���������-  MOSCROP BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,   Electric Wiring- &  Bell Works.  Pipes, Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C  1 Wood  I FOR SALE!!  $ CALL AT THE  I   Empire   Lumber  I        Co.'s Office  Silverware  Watches,  Clocks and Jew-  elery of all kinds.  Agent   for    the    Improved  Raymond Sewing Machines  Mrs. Boaks  Cowan Block.  To worn* good glasses. To thoso who have to work  and feel Unit their eyes ure continually aching  from Unit cause sliould wear a pair. Tho trouble is  ��������� Unit Urn majority of people do not know that the  l'iuht. glasses will givo that needed rest.  WH WILL KXAiMlNK YOUU 10Y1CS FREE OF  OllAIKilJ, mul it you IVcl llml you are justified in  wearing glasses wc can fit youi A large quantity  always in slock.  WATCHMAKER,  AND OPTICIAN  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  Free  ixaniination  J. GUY BARBER,   -   Jeweller, Optician  REAL ESTATE AGENTS.  CONVEYANCING NOTARIES PUBLIC  SSBBM.D & FIELD  AGENTS FOR-fCP-R" T7site,  ( Gerrard  Mara Townsite,,  Townsite.  Fire and   Life   Insurance   Companies-  only Reliable Ones.  AGENTS FOR J F'  AGENTS FOR���������Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation  COAL MERCHANT���������Comox.     C.  P.  R. Hard Coal  First Street,  Op. Macdonald & Monteith's  WM.   FLEMING,  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke, B. C.  REbPENED            V             ;"       "--������������������-.-���������    REMODELED''*'-.  Palace Restaurant  Two Doors  South  of the New Imperial   Bank  Premises formerly occupied by .Union Restaurant.'  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CRESSMAN ��������� THE ART TAILOR.  be7blstos:e, b. o.  ���������J.'in'^3.������ .ij.wen-.v'-i.--. NOTIOE.  ' Notico Is lieroby given that SO days after date I  intend to mako application to the chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for n special licence to  cut and carry away timber from tiie following  described lands situated in Kast Kootenay:  No. 1.  Coiuincncin<; at a post planted on t he south bank  of tlie Columbia Itiver about lliree miles above Uie  mouth of C'auou rivei* and marked "K. Mellean's  north westcorner,'' llienco cast till chains, liienee  soutii 8U chains, thence west SO chains, thenee  north SU chains to tho point of commencement.  Iiated Oct, 13th, low.  No. 2.  Oomniencin*.' nt a po.st planted on Ilie south  bank of the ''oltilnlilu Kiver about tliree niiles  nbove the mouth of I aiioe river anil marked "H.  AlcHcuu's north east cornei-," thence south I'll  chains, thence west SO chains, tlience uoith 80  chain... thencu east SO ehainsto Ur* point of com  uieuceinent.  Dated Oct. ISlh, 11)0-1.  Xo. 8.  Coinntencin*: nt a post plant.  ii on   the south  -��������� ��������� plan  bank of tho Columbia hlvrr about four miles  above lhe inouth of Canoe river and marked ' K.  Mellean's north west- collier," theneu soutli SO  chains, tlience east SO chains, thuncu noith SO  chaius. tlience wesi SO chains to the puint of  commencement.  Dated Oct. lUlh, 1004.  K. McIlEAN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hcrebr given tlrnt SO days alter dnle  I intend to muke applicalion lo the Chief  Commissioner of l.aiuls A VVi rfcs for a special  licence loent and carry sway limber from lhe  following described lauds situated lu East  Kuoienay:  Commencing nt a post plnntcd on llic snulh  bank of tlie rolumbia ri\er. >ib'������ut live niiles  above Canoo river, nml marked "K, McBean's  north -west corner pobi." thenee south SU  chains, thence ea**t SO eliains. thenee north go  chains, theuce west SO chains to the puint of  commencement  Dated Oct. l.'itli, 1001.  B  Commencini; at a p.*st planted on the sontli  bank ol the Columbia river, about tu.lf a mile  above Yellow creek and marked * I'i. McHenu's  north west corner po*,!," thence oast to ��������� hnlns,  thence souih so chains, thence west 80  eliains, theuce north So elialus tu the point of  commencement.  Dated Oct. ljth, 1001.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat 30"Vlays afterdate I  intend to make application to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and ��������� Works for u special licence'  to out ami carry away timber from the folluwing  deseribed lamls situated in East Kootenay :  No.l.  Commencing at a post planted, on the nortii  bank of Cummins creek about live niiles from the  Columbia river and marked "E. Mellean's north  west . .corner post," Ihence 160 chains cast,  Iheuce souih 40 chains, theuce - west 100 chains,  thenee north 40 chains to the polut of commencu.  ment. -  Date*'. 17th Sept. 190J. .���������"'''*"  No. 2.  Commcnci!!**; nt a post plauled on the nortii  bank of Cummins creek, aliout live miles from the  Columbia river and marked "K. Mellean's south  west cornel* post," thence east 80 chains, tiieuee  north so chains, theuce west Sll chains, theuce  soulli SO chains to the point of commencement.  Dated Sept. 17th, 1IN'4.  No. .1.  Coiiiniciiciiu; ata post planted on thu north bank  of Cummins creek ab mt live miles from the Col-  timliia river and marked "K. Mellean's south east  corner," Ihence west So chains, thence north SO  chains, theuce east SO chains, thenee  soutii SO  chains tu thu point of commencement.  Daled this 17th Sept. 1004.  No. I  Cominencing ftt a post planted on the north  bank of Cummins' Creek, about six miles from  the Columbia river, uud mnrked "E. Mellean's  Soulh West Corner 1'ost," thenee 80 chains easl,  tlience SO ehains north, thence SO chain t west,  thenee SO chains soutii lo the poiut of comiiiencement.  Dated Sept. 17th, 1901.  No. 5 |  Commencing at a pnst plnnted on thc north  bank of Cummins Creek, about seven miles  from the Columbia rher,. ami marked "IC.  McMcun's North West Corner I'ust," thence Sll  chains eiibt, tbence SO elmiiis soutli, thence 80  cbains west, tlience SO chains north to the  pointof commencement.  Dated Sept. 17lh, l'J04.      r  . NOTICE TO DELINQUENT. CO-OWNER.  To H. P.Smith, or to whomsoever he may have  transferred bis interests in the Carbonate  I hief mineral claim, situated on Kevstone  Mountain,  .Big  Bend  district    of" West  Kootenay.  Tou are hereby notified that I, llonrv Wilcox, co-owner with yon in theCarbonate'Chief  mineral claim, above described have performed labor and made exrendliure  on the said  claim to the extent of $102 50 under the provisions of Section 24 of the Mineral Act, lnorder  lo   hold said ulaim, and the   vears for  which  said labor  was   performed   and  expenditure  made  having expired, 1 do  herebv give you  nuiiee   tp  contribute your proportion of such  expenditure;  and   you   arc   furiher   uotllled  ihat il ai the expiration.:! 00 davs of publicn  llun hereof, you fall   or  refuse to contribute  your proportion of the expenditure so mnde  and required bySeclion 24 of the Jl neral Ael,  together with all costs of advertising, vour Interest iu slid claim shall become vested in mc  under niul b.v vlrlue of provisions of Section 4  of the Mineral Ael amended Act, I'.HKI.  Duicd at Kevelstoke, B. C, August 4th, 1901.  HENRY WILCOX,Co-owner.  *4*^^*l-^^l.^**4*������'l--l-i..*,*.t^M*'l*-I*-l*'l''l*  *���������*���������<  ���������Al  ���������*  ���������*  ���������*  ���������*  .*  -J.  **  ���������  **  t  A.  NEW  FALL  SUITINGS  Our ineUmrt of HvlecLton iiiHiirea tlie  most satisfactory results tu our  patrons.  Ky getting your Clothing from us  in a Kunnttitoe that you yet the bust  in ssyU*, lit- mul liuidli.  M. A. WILSON,  4<        Graduate of Mitchell's School of Oar-  -J* ment Cutting, New York.  4>       Establishment���������Next Tavlor   Illock.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Commcnotntr nt a post planted on thc south  bankof the Columbia river, about a quarter  of a mile below Yellow creek and marked "I*'  McBean's north cast corner oost."t hence sou lb  ItiO chains, thence west 40 chains, tlietieeuor'h  lull chains, tbence ea-it -10 chains to the point  of commencement.  Dated Oct. lath, 1904.  D  Commencing at a post planted on thc south  bank of thc Columbia river, about a quarter of  a mile below Yellow creek and marked **E.  "-.lcBean'.-*- north westcorner post,"ihencesoulb  ItiO chains, thence ea*t 40 chains, theuce uorth  ion chains, thenee west 40 chains to point ol  comiiiencement.  Dated Oct. lolb. 1501.  E  Commencing at a po**t planted on the north  bankof lhe Columbia river, about oue and a  quarter miles below Cummins ereek and  marked **E Mellean's south east corner post."  thenee north so chains, thence west Siehiins,  then esouth 8u.chains, thence ca*tSJ chains  to tbe poiut of commencement.  Dated Nov. Ctn.l'joi.  Commencing at a po-t planted on lhe north  bank uf Cummins ereek, abuut four miles from  the Columbia river and marked "������. McBean's  Bouth west corner post," thence east so eliains,  tbence north So chains; theuce west 80 chains,  thence south so chains to the poiut of eommencemeiil.  Dated Oct. 20th. 1901.  Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of Cummin-; ereek, about three miles  from the Columbia river and marked **E. Mc-  Beiui'si south west corner post," Ihence easl SI  chains, thence north so cbains. thenee west SJ  chains, thenee soutb SO.ch.-.ius to the pointof  Comnienceinent."  Dated Oct. 201'-:, 190J.       '    --..  ..--.-- H*-'*.*4       -^  ���������Commencing at a post planted on the norlh  ; bank.of .Cummins, creek about three miles  from LheCulumbid river and marked "E. Me-  Beau's south easl corner post." thence north  80 chains, tbence west SO chaius, theuce south  SOchaius, thenceeast 80 chains to the pointof  commencement.,, , "_    -  Dated Oct.20th,'1901.   .''"'���������  Commencing at a -*po5t planted on tiie north  bank of the Columbia river, about one and a  quarter miles below* the mouth of Cuiuiuius creek  and marked *'E. Mellean's south weitcornei* pest,"  thence north SO chains, thenee east SO ?nain--,  thence south SO chains, thence west SO chains to  the point* of commencement.  Dated Nov. Oth, 1904.  Commencing at a post planted on Hie noith side  of the Colum'.ia river, about 0<J chains norih from  the mouth of 1.111111111113 crjck and marked "E. McBean's south west corner post," thence north GO  chains, thence e.ist 80 chains, theuce south SO  chains, tlience west SO chains to the poiut of commencement.  Dated Oct. 22ud, 1004.*  Commencingat a nost planted about 20 c'lains  east of the east bank of Canoe river, an 1, aiiout  four miles up from the Columbia river aud marked *'E. McBean's si ulh east corner post," theuce  vest 40 chains, thenee north ISO chains, tlience  east 40 chains, tlience south 100 chains to the  point of commencement.-.  Dated Oct. 24th, 1904... ,  - Commencing at a post planted about 20 chains  east of the east bank of Canoe river and nbout  ��������� four miles up from tlle Columbia river und marked  "E. McBean's south west corner post," theuce  east 40 chains, thence nortii 100 chains, tlience  west 40 chains, tlience south 100 chains to the  point of cuiumeiicciucut,  Dated Oct. 24th, 1904.  NOTICE.  Notice In hereby gieen tliat thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands nml Works fora special licence  to cut and carry uwn y timber from the following  described lands in West Ko->tiiiay:  ���������M  Commencing at a post planted on the south  bank of Camp creek (neat Canoe Jiver) almut two  miles up. from,, tlie Columbia river and marked  "E. Mellean's north east corner post," thence  south 80 chains, thence west SO chains, thence  north 80 ciiains, theuce eust 80  chains to the  point of commencement.    '���������' Dated Oct. 23th, 1904.  ".''���������..-.'������������������.    "'N      '  Commencing at n post plnnted on the south  bank of Camp creek (near Canoe river) about two  miles up from the Columbia river anil marked  "E. McBean's soutii cast corner post," thence  nertli 80 chains, thence west SO chains, thence  south 80 chains, tlience east 80 chains to tiie point  of commencement.  Dated Oct. 25th, 1904.   ..  No. 6  Commencing at a post planted on thc nortii  bauk of Cummins creek, about seven miles  from the Columbia river, and marked " E. McBean's Souih West Corner Post"; thence So  eliains cast, thence 80 ehains north, thence Su  chains west, thence Sll chains soutb IO thc  point of commencement.  Dated Sept. 17th, 1904.  No  7  Commencing at a post planted on thc nortii  hank of Cummins creek, about nine miles from  the Columbia river, and marked **E. McBean's  North West Corner Tost." thence 80 chains  east, Iheuce SO chains south, tbence SO chains  west, theuce so chains north to the point of  commencement.  Dated Sept. 10th, 1901  No. 8  Cominencing at a post planted on tho north  bnukof uummins creek, about nine miles from  the Columbia river, and marked " i. McBean's  South West Corner Tost," thence SO chains cast  tlience SO chains norlh, tlience SO chain* west,  thenee 80 chains south to the point of commencement  Dated Sept. 101b, 1E0-1.  No. 9  Commencing at a post planted on the east  bank of cummins creek, about nine miles  from the Columbia river and marked "E. McBean's North East Corner Post," thence 80  chnins west, thence SO chains soutb, tlience 80  chnins east, liienee SO chains north to the <  point of commencement.  Dated Sept. 19ib, 1904. '  No  10  Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of Cummins creek, about nine-miles  from the Columbia river, nnd marked '-E.  Mellean's South East I orner J'ost," thence 80  chains west) ihcuceSOchains north, thence 80  chains east, thenee 80 chains south to the  point of commencement.  Dated Se(.t. 19tli, 1904.  In the matter of OLAF B. HANSEN, deceased,  anil ���������*"-  In the matter of the "Official Administrator's  '-     -.Act." *' .'**..  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Ihat by order  of His Honor Andrew l.eamv, Countv Judgo,  dated the l'Jlli day of October. 1904, George  Smith McCarter, Ollicial Administrator for  Hint part of Kootenay County comprised within the Kevelstoke Electoral District, has been  f:rniitcd letters of administration, to admin-  ster nil and singular the estate of Olaf B.  Hansen, deceased, intestate.  And further take notice that all claims upon  the suid estate must be scut imu tue said  Administrator, at his Oflice Imperial Bank  Block, ltevelstoke, B.C., within *J(J da\s from  Ihedate hereof, after which lime all proceeds  uill be distributed among the parties lawlully  thereunto entitled.  GEORGE S.MITH McCARTER,  Ollicial Administrator,  Dated the 19th day of October, 1904  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & CILMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.   :* Established 1890  THE UNION HOTEL  W. J. LICHTBURNE, Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FIRST-CLASS  THE   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  CITY LIVERY STABLES  First-Class Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  Single and Double Rigs  for  Hire  on  Reasonable  Terms.    Turned out Clean and Neat.  DRY WOOD  FOR SALE  promptly  Orders   left   here   for    Firewood  Dry Fir, Hemlock and Cedar.  filled.  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that.10 davs from date  I intend to apply to tbe Honorable the Cliief  Commissioner of Lauds aud Works for permission to cut and carry iway timber from the  following described lands, situated on the  west side of Upper Arrow Lake, and about '6%  miles south of Bannock Point:  Commencini*; at a post situated on the hanks  of the lake, thence south bO chains, (following  thc mcandcrings of the shore) thenee west SO  cbains, thence north SO chains, thence cast SO  chains lo point of comnienceinent.  Dated this 21st dayof October, 1904.  ROBERT SAJNDERSON.  Test* mndo up to 2,000 lbs.  A specialty made of checking Smelter  Pulps.  Samples from the Interior by mail or  express promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  o:o:ao:o:o:o:o:o:o;o:o:o;������o:o:o:o:o:oHOM  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  Massage   Treatment  DR. J. O'CONNOR  FIRST STREET  Patients Visited at Their Homes  By Appointment  Ko. n  Commencing ftt ft po-st planted on the north  bank of Cununius creek, ubout ten miles from  thu Columbia river ritod marked ���������' 12. McBean's  Norih \Vcbt Corner Tost, thenee SU chains cast,  thence SU chains south, thenee Ct) chains west,  thence SO chains north to the point of commencement. , ' '  Dated bept; 19th, 1901.  No. 12.  Commencing at a post plaiited' on the nortli  bank of Cummins creek about ten miles from the  Columbia, river und mnrked "IS.'McBean's t>outh  west corner post," thonco east SO chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence west SO ehains, thence  bouth Su chains to the place of commencement. *  Dated Sept. 19th, 100t.  No. 13. , ,  Commencing at a -post planted .on the north  bankof Uummins, creek, about.eleven and a half  mile-a from the Columbia river and marked **E.  Mc Kuan's north we&t corner post." thence south SO  chains, tlience eabt SO chums, theuce north SO  chains, theuce west SO chains to point of commencement. '  Datod Sept. 20th, 1904.  * No. 14.  Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of Cummins creek, about eleven and a half  miles from tho Columbia river and marked "E.  McBean's south ea^t coiner po-st," thence north SO  chains, theuce west SU chaius, theuce south SO  ciiains, theuce east SO chains to the point of commencement.  Dated Sept. 20th, 1904.  No. 15.  Cominencing at a post planted oh the nortii  bank of Cummins creek, about eleven and a half  miles from Columbia liver aud marked "E. McBean's south west corner post," tlience north SO  chaius, thence east -80 chains, thence south SU  chains, tiieuee we������>t 80 chains to the point of  commencement. ^  Dated Sept. 20th, 1004.  . No. 16 -  Commencing nt a post planted on the south  bank of Cummfus creek, about twelve and a  half miles from the Columbia river, and  marked ������������������ E. McBean's South West Corner  Tost," thence SI) chains north, thence 80 chains  east, thence 80 chains south, thence 80 chains  west to the pointof commencement.  ���������Dated fcept. 20th,1904.   No. 17.  Commencing at n post planted on the south  bank of Cummins creek, about twelve and a half  miles from the Columbia river and marked "E  McBean's {south east corner post," thence nortii 80  chains, theuce west 80 chains, theuce soutii 80  chains, thence cast 80 chains to the point of commencement.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that tliirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for special licences to cut aud  cairy away timber from the following desciibed  lands in West Kootenay district:  Cominencing at a post marked "D. De war's  north eabt corner post," thence 40 ciiains south,  thencewest 100 chains, tlience north 4U chains,  theuce east 1G0 ehainsto thc place of commencement.  Dated this 22ud day of October, 1004.  -     D. DEWAR.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty-days-after  date 1 intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of Land.-} and Works for spee'al licences to cue and  carry .away timber from the following described  lamls in West Kooteuay district:  Cominencing at a post marked "J. II. Kob in son's  north east corner post," thence south 40 chains,  thence west 1G0 chains, thence north 40'chain*;,  thence east lt>9 chaius to the place of commencement. , '*.  Dated this 22ud day of October, 1904.  J. U. ROBINSON. "  Turkish Baths, $1.00  WW^^^^^^M^^^^A  C. J. Wlikes  MACHINIST &"~  BLACKSMITH  Kinds of Jobbing Work  All  Done.  Lathe work a Specialty  Opposite Salvation  Army  FIRST   STREET.  Licensed Auctionocr for tho  City of Revelstoke.'.  ���������5**>^AVVV*>AVNrVV*A.*^>i'*^r*>������-t������A������,^>VV  J. Albert Stone. ��������� Prop.  UORAHE  MANNING  LICENSED AUCTIONEER  Is prepared to handle Auction  Sales of every description.  For terms apply to  H. MANNING, Mackenzie Ave.  Revelstoke, B. C.  Chas. Turnross, Prop  HOTEL  VICTORIA  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City   Free Bus meets all trains  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents.  Front Street  THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  LIMITED.  IMPORTERS   AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  Manufacturers of Aerated Waters  BEYELSTOKE,    IB. O-  Revelstoke Licence District  Dutcil Sept. 20th, 1004.  E. McBEAX.  Commencing at a post planted on tlio soutii  bank of Camp creek (uear Canoe river) about three  miles up from the Columbia river, anil marked  "E. McBean'*i south cost' corner, post," thence  nortli 40 chains, thence west 100 ciiains, thence  south 40 chains, theneo east 100 chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated Oct. 25th, 1004'  Commencing nt a post planted on the now tli  bank of Camp creek (near Canoo river) about  . three miles up from the Columbia river and  .marked "E. Mclieaii's north cast cornor post,"  '^tbence south 40 chains, theneo. west 100 ciiains,  thence north 40 chains, tlience cast 100 chains to  point of commencement.   <  '   Dated Oct. SSth, 1904.  Commencing at a post  "  '��������� (l><!  plnnted nt a point two  niiles up Camp creek (near t'liiinu river)und half a  mile north of thu nortii bankof Camp creek and  marked "K. Md'enn's south west corner post,"  thonco north 80 ciiains, tlience east 60 cnaliiH,  thence soutii 60 chains, tlience west 80 chains to  tho point of commencement.  Dated Oct. 27th, 1004.  B. McBBAN.  Subscribe for The  Herald,  "Two Dollars per year,  NOTICE.,  Notice ls hereby given that thirty days after  dute I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands Iu the uillooet district:  1. Commencing at a post majked "J. P. Mc-  Goldrick's south westcorner post," and planted on thc west bank of Upper Adams river  nbout two miles below S. Cave's timber claim,  thence nortii 80 chains, tbence east 80 chains,  thence south 6C chains, thence west 80 chains  to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at apost marked "J. P. Mc-  Goldrick's soutii west corner post," and planted about four and a half miles below S Cave's  timber claim, theuce north 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains, tlience south 80 chains, tbence  west 80 chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 'IVth day of October, 1904.  -A     J. P. McGOLDRICK.  ' iiij    NOTICE..   .*;  Notico is hereby given that the undersigned  have submitted to', the Lieiitonant-Governor-in-  Council a proposal under the provisions of the  Rivers and Streams Act for the clearing and  removing of obstructions from Half Wny Creek,  West Kootenay, from .a point 15 miles from its  mouth to the point where it empties into Upper  Arrow Lako, and for making the same fit for rafting and driving thereon logs, timher, lumber, rafts  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the following retail  liquor licence applications, have been received for  the Revelstoke Licencing District:  David Orr, 0 months retail, Camborne Hotel,  Camborne.  John Thew, 6 months retail, Eva Hotel, Cam-  boi tie.  Wm. Hamilton, G months retail, Lardeau Hotel,  Comaplix.  J. Ii. Young, C months retail. Queen's Hotel,  Comaplix.  Wm. Boyd, 0 months retail, Beaton Hotel,  Beaton.  A. Evans, 6 months retail, Landing Hotel,  Beaton.  Roger F. Perry. S months retail, Home Hotel,  Ooltliields.  W. J. I.ightburnc, 6 months retail, Union Hotel,  Arrowhead,  E. J. Kerr, 0 months retail, Arrowhead Hotel,  Arrowhead.  Lake View Hotel Co., 6 months retail, Lake  View Hotel, A rrow head. _  ""I'liosr MO'aught,��������� 6" months  retail,   nalcyon  Hotel, Halcyon.  Mike Grady, 0 months retail, St, Leon Hotel,  St. Leon.  John Hector, 6 months retail, Grande Hotel,  Nakusp.  Wm. Levatt, 0 months retail, Kootenay Hotel,  Burton.  C. P. R. Co., 0 months retail, Glicier Hotel,  Glacier.  C. D. Morris, 6 months retail, Windsor Hotel,  Ulecillewoet.  And further tako notice that the regular meeting  of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the  Revelstoke Licencing District will be held at the  St. Leon lintel, St. Leon, on the 15th day of December, 1004, at the hour of 2 p.m. to consider  ���������aid applications.  and Goal  For Sale  ���������  The undersigned is prepared to  fill till orders for.wood and coal  in future. *���������    -���������'  Orders to be left at W. M.  Lawrence's Hardware Store or  with the undersigned.   .  *   - a������'  Swan Carlson  KINO'S  COLLEGE SCHOOL  AlMtls to Mnmfr frt*������ dc-ln their hu to Im tuna mi*  ��������� **i*4������mi<brtsv*iI]a-r������^Ttr������*t>D'iailar  lOT-fUJEOTUAL, MORAL AND PHYSIOALTBAIMIHb  tt lui nut *������1Ui i**********.**!* shooms la  MMFETITIVI  ���������XAMINATIOH*  AND ATHLETIff,  ���������ad ltim th* tonUa-nc* told Mtam-*-������* ofnuyrt Uu bast  tint'W-ut-mluter; Tu an. tu. I-astra****, iKkUMom ������f  Ct-mMt,****-.   BEV.C.J.BBENTON,MJUnei<MMUr,  " -- -      i9 at-Buio atyyimntmii, a. c.9  Jas. I. Woodrow  "RUTCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton; Etc,  Fish and Game in Season....  FOR  SALE !!  GreenKouse and  Market Garden  AT A BARGAIN PRICE  * ���������. *)  Contains Four- Acres," House  and Outbuildings, Large Greenhouse, Etc. Will be sold cheap  for Cash. " * ���������*  Call - for particulars at the  HERALD Office.  (all and See Our Scotch Tweeds  Before you place your Order for a Fall Suit.  We also carry the Best Lines of Worsteds and Serges  in the market;    PRICES RIGHT !  Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed.  WE USE THE UNION LABEL.  G. A. SCOTT,  Mackenzie Avenue  ������s*********#������*a*������**ss*������-s****a*������K**^  Corner Douglas  King Streota  All orders promptly filled.  EBYBHWOKB, B.<3  HOBSON & BELL  By Order,  R. A'.  Dated at IlereLitoke,  1st December, 100*.  UPPER,  Chief Inspector.  aiul crafts ami fur vrectliiK and maintaining Ivoonm  ik and delivering logs aim timber  brnntflit down naid river and Ior attaching Imonis  tor holding, Hortlng and delivering logs and timlier  brought down naid river and Ior attaching Imonis  to the slioreu of said river and said lake. for said  piiruoHts. '  The lands to bc alfected by said work nre vacant  Crown lands and Lot 1130, uroup One, Kootenay  District.  The rate of tolls proposed to lie charged are  such as may be llxcd by the Judge of tlie County  Court of Kootenay.  AUROWIIKAD MJMIIER COMPANY, Limited.  Dated Novombor I6tli, 1004.  Lime For Sale.  Tho undersigned hns just received n  carload of flrst quality lime.  E. O. FROMEY.  In the County Court of Kootenay holden at Fort  Steele.  InProbate.  No. 101 of 1904.  Notice is hereby given that on the 19th dayof  November, 19o4, it was ordered by Andrew Leamy,  Esq.. Acting Judge of the said Court, that James  Ferguson Armstrong, Official Administrator in and  for that portionof the County of Kootenay included in the Slocan Electoral District, lie administrator of all and singular- the estate of Bruce  McLean, of Nakusp, ship carpenter, deceased,  intestate.  Every creditor or other person having any claim  upon or interest in the' distribution of the Estate  of the said deceased is required to 'send before the  31st dav of December next, by registered letter,  addressed to thc undersigned, his name and address and the full particulars of his' claim or  interest and a statement of his account and the  nature of the security (if any) held by him.  After the said last mentioned date the Administrator will proceed with the distribution of the  estate having regard to these claims only of which  he shall have had notice.  Dated at Cranbrook, this 21st day of November.  1904.  JAMES FERGUSON ARMSTRONG,  Official Administrator.  H. W. Edwaras,  Taxidermist.  DEER   HEADS,   BIRDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, -        ���������       B. O  BAKERS AND CON FECTI0NERS  Fresh and Complete Line of Groceries,  99*********0**************  a  i'f.        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Look over what stationery you  have and see if there is not anything you require.  ORDERS for Job Printing  turned out promptly.  Law Forms and Legal Printing a specialty with the Herald  ���������5=S5S*5������S������  THE REVELSTOKE HERALD  1  i'i  J  if  ,, r  -m  :jh*-|  u\  Art]  li  Ml  I  1  I1 ir  A DYING PROMISE  OR,   THE   HISSINQ  WILL  $*���������  onaaotfeooo*0*  ClIAI'TKU   -WXV'llI.  A foi-u*\jght Inter, Jessie. wan,  wasted, (imj*. forlorn, paused with  weary feel before Westminster Abbey,  u grand gray mu.*<s in the dim sunshine filtering through the canopy of  golden mist. She-turned in ut rout's  Co?.'ier to read the great names with  some vague and solemn feeling of  companionship, and was comforted by  the quietness, when the door closed  behind her and the great wave of  roaring trallic surged away in a low  hushed murmur, rolling very softly  and soothingly among the dim shadowy arches.  The stillness, the subdued lights  aud mysterious shadows, the unaccountable rumbling echoes like silence*  audible, the perfect symmetry of  those slender columns ascending with  such rapid precision till they merged  in the narrow-pointed vaultings iar  overhead; the long dim vistas suggestive of endless continuance, the  ���������jiultijilicit.y and accuracy of the  perpendicular lines in this kind of  architecture, a multiplicity which  stimulates rather than confuses, the  great antiquity and sanctity of the  place and its manifold associations,  all combined to calm and elevate hcr  thoughts and refresh her jaded  nerves.      She had never seen a cath-  aml  dav  had  who  warrior  with   its  confused   noise  gnrments rolled in  blood.  She hnd eaten    nothing thnt  since  a  scanty  early  breakfast,  spoken  only  to  hard  strangers  looked upon her with stony eyes; she  saw    actual    starvation  before     her.  Then,   while she sat kindled  by     the  solemn, beauty of the Abbey, consumed  by  the eating    pain  of her  soul,     a  spirit from tho nether darkness' Hi tied unseen to her ear with bland whisperings,  asking  her  why  she  suffered  and     strove    so     far    beyond      hor  strength.      For a  narrow    prejudice,  for a word's     sake,     as Claude had  told her.     For this shadow of a punctilio she had left him who loved and  needed her, lonely,  wretched, pcrliap.-j  bitter and reckless;  for this she   hiul  renounced  the vcry life of life,  a lot  so fair and noble, so bright with unusual  promise.      She thought of  thp  world's    beauty,      of    noble historic  scenes,  of music and art in fair and  ancient    foreign    cities,  of mountain  grandeur,   castle-bordered   rivers,   leg-  end-hnuntod  forests,   lovely  scenes   in  which they two might wander braced  and    elevated    by holy passion    and  noble  sympathy,  all  in  all  to     each  other,  living a    life of pure intellectual  and   emotional   happiness,    each  supplementing the deficienees and en*  eriral before, and the fascination of h'nncing the gifts of the other, harm-  old Gothic architecture"Was strong ing none and unreproachod. Was ho  enough  to  overpower     the effect    of  missing her now with  the same   sick i rose a pure and happy boy-voice  those huge and hideous monuments  blocking fine vistas and marring  beautiful combinations.  Here, in the presence of entombed  kings and warriors, saints and  sages, the bitter present dwindled to  its proper, insignificance; she felt the  continuity of national life, and the  conviction that to-day is the final  result of innumerable yesterdays impressed her, when her eyes rested on  stones seen by eyes which turned to  dust centuries ago, and hallowed bj)  tho prayers of long dead generations.  She was glad to sit in a shadowed  nook and let these larger thoughts  and nerve impressions sink quietly  into her, and so forgot herself for a  little while.  AU that day, and nearly every-day.  aluce her flight, she had wandered  wxariiy, vainly seeking work, with an  ever-sinking heart and ever-shrinking  purse. She had ventured into the  Xational Gallery, and there seen that  it must be long before she could  grasp the elements of art; she saw it  with a heavy apathy foreign to her,  for what is art to one who has no  desire or hope-not-fatally 'bruised?  She had met with' rebuffs, sneers���������  worst of all, that dreadful form of  admiration which  is insult.  Sot only was all hope gone, but  overy illusion had faxlcd from her  ruined youth, men had stones for  hearts, the fairy city was paved with  mud for gold. Never in her life had  she seen such grime and squalor; the  smoke and fog polluted her very  breath: she could not open her ill-  fitting *.window-sash without letting  in a swarm of smuts to soil the close  dingy room she had cleansed with  her own hands. Of the moral 'filth  she had as yet caught but a few lurid  glances.  Never was woman's heart more sick  for home than Jessie's when she stole  into the Abbey in the chill of that  autumn afternoon: the mere thought  of a home face brought tears to her  how  and stormy 5-earning that wasted hor  lifo? How da rod she leave him?  That one face was never quite absent  from her thoughts, now roso vividly  before her, its beauty enhanced, its  passion sublimated, invisible arms  wero silently folded about her; sho  heard the music of the unforgo'tten  voice whoso lightest tone stirred her  to tho depths, her lips glowed wiih  a remembered kiss. She no more  considered the beauty of the dim long  drawn aisles, her marble-white, anguished faco was buried in her quivering hands, while the dark spirit  marshalled vision after vision before  her, gazed reproachfully on her with"  Claude's eyes, and spoke in his  voice.  Tho time drew onto evensong. .The! nook'  breathes." She raised her head and  rested it against the stone pillar,  listlessly hearing the chanting of the  evening Psalms; never had she heard  such sweet and soothing singing as  this.  "Hold thee still in the Lord nnd  wait patiently for him���������fret not thyself." How beautiful tho familiar  words rang in the rich restrained  music! "1 myself beheld the un-  ungodly in great power and flourishing like a green bay tree. Vet a little while and the wicked shall not be  ���������I sought him, and ho was not  found."  Ves, the richest earthly happiness  was but for a day, and then'.' Jessie  could not do deliberate wrong, howevor she might err through frailty or  ignorance, and what would wrong  profit the soul that was dearer than  hcr own? The singing went on, now  softer, now stronger, like sea waves.  "Put thou thy trust in God and be  doing good,-und lie shall bring it to  pass," the clear boy-voices sang, and  before they ceased the dark spirit  folded his wings and sank inlo the  depths of the everlasting storm,  peace stole into Jessie's torn heart,  crowned and winged presences seemed to draw near her. * Tho evening  prayers sank healingly into her soul,  tears fell softly over lier palo and  wasted young face.  Once moro tho organ storm broke  forth in splendid tumult and the  voices of the full choir pealed majestically through it, "The Lord is  King,' be the people never so impatient; he sitteth above the water  flood, bo the people never so unquiet." Then a lonely golden tenor  voice complained, "The sorrows of  death encompassed me. thu overflowings of ungodliness made me afraid���������  the pains of bell got hold of me,"  until once more tho tumult of the  full choir broke in witli the refrain,  "He sitteth above the water-flood be  tho peoplo never so unquiet." Then  from those!stormy depths of harmony  I  waited for the Lord and ho inclined  unto me"���������"Ho hath set my feet upon the rock"���������"Ho hath put a new  song into my mouth, and ordered all  my.goings," it sang in lucid melody  failing like a shower of light and  melting finally into the triumphant,  jubilant, multitudinous "shout of the  full choir,. "The Lord  is King."*  Awed, soothed, uplifted in heart.  Jessie sat still and listened to holy  words and holy song, till the benediction sank into her heart, and the  final strains of music died away. She  was resolute now,.to keep on in the  path that seemed safe to her, to seek  her bread . by painful toil, and failingthat to 'starve,-.-'but never, never  sin. She remained in her tranquil  until    vast     winged    shadows  missionary institutions and referred  tliem to places whero young women,  are employed. And once being in  town for a few days Mr. Digloby had  gone with Claude Arodwny to look'at  the body of an unknown young  woman wiio had been found dead ot  want, und who was described as having bluo eyes and abundance ot fair  hair, and the same height and ego  as Jessio. Entering the mortu.iry  they suw a slight, shrouded form lying- iu tlie stony stillness of u.v.it'h,  tho outlines of the face were .'.tintly  visible under the white sheet, from  beneath which flowed one long fair  tress of curling hair.  i\rr. Ingleby, palo nnd quivering,  advanced in all reverence to the  i shrouded head, but Claude clutched  his arm and drew him back with a  sharp cry. "Wail, wait, wait!" he  repeated in harsh aiul increasingly  strident tones, pointing to the long,'  fair curls which he knew to bo .io's-  sie's.  "Jt must be done," Mr. Imrhiiy  soid at last. "Let me do it. St-md  back."  "So, no," he replied with a"dis.'���������>limit laugh. "What, man? Afraid  of a face? of a dead girls fu..'e?"  Striking him off he rushed forward,  then stopped and trembled. Mr. Ingleby was afraid ho would fall upon  the quiet form, the repose of which  was the more awe inspiring in contrast with the living man's emotion.  Twice he touched and twice dropped  the  corner    of    the   sheet,  and  thon  .1  NATURAL GREEN tea of Ceylon. ������ Thc rival of  Japan." Free from ali chemical coloring and adulteration in any form whatever, of great strength,  delicious and pure. Sealed packets only, same form  as the celebrated Black teas of " SALADA " Brand.  25c and 40c per Ib.    By all grocers.  A.  IMMftBEB  TUT THE STABLE KIGHT.  Now is tho time to change mo  old, dark stable over to a lit habitation for tlio cows. Put in as in.iny  windows as. you can und then figure  if you can not add two or three  more. Tliere is nothing cheaper and  bottor  tliun plenty of sunlight for   a  with clenched, teeth and rigid'."ive* be1���������"' st"b1':'' nnd U*c'"e is nothing ������.���������*'*'<.���������"-  lilted  it.  slowly,    solemnly, steadily, cel *    *luHi' tavmers s*-"-">** to be afraid  low. mellow thunders of organ .music,  boomed in upon her tumultuous  thoughts,, sho trembled to the bcauly  of thnt great sea oT sound; never  beforo had she hoard-such music, the  -solid "masonry seemed to quiver at  the shock of those rolling billows of  harmony; such music must  from some diviner source than mortals can conceive.  Now:it-scorned to accuse her. "Jes  sie, Jessie," it thundered, "what  thoughts are these?" and she shuddered. Then a sweet spring of melody rose swiftly a.nd lightly from  tho depths of harmony. "Lift up  your hearts," it sang." hut her heart  sank like lead in the deep waters of  earthly pain. "Jessie, this is God's  houso," it boomed, in majestic menace, "and such thoughts are devil's  thotiglits."      Yet  tlle  thoughts  pour-  gat bored heavily in the aisles and  the arched roof became a brooding  darkness, when. a. verger stumbled  upon hei' and bid her go, as it was  time to  close. -   .   .  The lamps wore lighted, 'they glittered in myriad starry points be-  spring neath the faintly luminous sky. which  nuist have been, bright behind its dim  veil of mist when Jessie came into  the frosty air and bent her'steps to  tho squalid street where she lodged.,  'j. Months, rolled on arid brought the  warm, bright summer days; and hope  Was almost dead in Claude's heart.  ITe had long since given up haunting J""^  the shop in thc Strand; but he still-'  wandered in many of. the streets, and  saw many a terrible phase of London life. On wild nights���������- he stood  outside workhouse^doors and scanned  the     ghastly     faces   of    the  hunger-  nnd folded it back on tlie icy oroast.  Mr. Ingleby wa telling him, turned  nick and covered his face, he could  bear to look no more. A dull mstle  and thud roused him, he looked up  and saw Claude lying on the groiuid  by the unveiled  face  Sharp witli want and worn with  siilVering the young dead face was  piteous .enough 'in its marble joi'iio-  bility and marred comeliness, and yet  Mr. Ingleby's heart throbbed with  thankfulness at the sight of ihe unfamiliar features, waiting vainly for  the recognition of a friend or 'kinsman, and mutely suggesting who  could tell what prolonged and unspeakable agony. He gently replaced tho cover with a silent prayer for  the unfriended dead, and then hclj ed  tho attendants to temove Claude and  pluce him in the open air.  "She had a look," Claude t.vd,  when he revived and gazed into Mr.  Ingleby's kind blue eyes, which vir  wet with something that did him no  discredit, "she had a look���������of Fan-1  uy."  Fanny's face had followed him c-veri  of it. Maybe tliey don't caro to see  how dirty the stable is, nnd so keep  dark about-, it.  Make the stable so tliat it will  keep warm by the animal heat. It  is rarely tliat our stable goes below 55 degrees to 60 degrees in the  vol-y coldest of weather and yet the  cold fresh air is pouring into it constantly from 30 registers 10x12 inches in size. But tho stable is made  tight, witli four dend air spaces in  the walls, with all hay sh'utcs or silo  sliutos, or otiier openings leading upwards closed  when not in use.  If the side walls are mado of  wood, as they should be, it is a  simple thing to make it over in the  right manner. Starting witli the  2x1 studding and cover on the inside with building paper; tlien nail  a 2x2 piece to oach studding and  covor with paper as before; thon nail  on another 2x2 strip antl go over  with paper as before and finish by-  ceiling with ship-lap boards. Here  wo liave a stable wall with tliree dend  air  spaces.  Then  ceill   overhead  with  stable room tliat will bo n joy to  you and your cows, as long as you  use it. Many farmer.*- nro hindered  from making ovor thoir stables in  thi.s way, by reason of the side walls  being constructed of stone. lint holes  can be cu.t in lho walls for more  windows and the walls can bo furred  out with' two of the 2x'l* air spaces  spoken of on the inside, and tlie room  ceiled ovor. Ono farmer, to whom  wc recommended this change, was  surprised at how cheaply it was done,  and said ho had never known what  it was to liavo a comfortable stable  for his cows before. Holes can be  chiselled through the walls from the  outside near the ground, or at least,  tliree feet down from the top, nnd tho  fresli air let in behind tlio paper furring, to rise and come into the stable  at the top of tlie room. It is necessary to have tho fresli air start from  an opening several feet down on the  oiitside and come into tho stable nt  the top, so that it may be warmed  by the warm air. I'he warm air is  prevented from (lowing, out (liroug'h  the fresli air openings because it is  lighter and cannot sink, while tho  cold, fresli air wil! constantly rise  and flow into'-tlio room tlirough the  warm nir at the top.  Wlien tlie stable is made ovor rigiit.,  then take a .small force pump with*  a liose and give it two coats 01" th'in  whitewash'. A little money laid out  in this way will pay grandly iu tlie  increased health and efficiency of th'o  cows. Ono thing, more: Tear out  the old rigid stanchions and give  every cow her individual stall.  since he halt seen the account , f I.e.*|?!,il?"lal?llT,1 iT,' K,"V������ tlIsLab,������ yoo,m  death    and     read   the      si,al*0  ��������� ,*���������at! *-h-t<- will hold the heat thrown oil b.v  young ollicer" had in it. 1'annv's!tho co"'s anfl Ucoi' ������'-������*"������ and comfor-  face. "young and full of a mute, pit-1tnl)le' To ���������*lnko iL ,lot' only .warm  eons appeal he had never seen in her but healthful, with pure air constant-  days of innocent joy, her faco as ho11**" coming in through the layer of  imagined it after the last desperate Winrn*1 nt ������������������-"-' toP of the room, and  act; and with Fanny's face camo   lho tho     foul    air   being   as     constantly  swiftly,   and   beads     of! stricken   crowd     waiting    for  idmit-  -'thought of the awful army for ' the  ranks of which he had qualified her.  Night an day hc was haunted by  tho misery, degradation, nnd fr.r-  reachin.g infection of that ghastly  host. l-'accs that formerly he would  pass without notice now compelled  his earnest attention, faces beneath  wifose assumed reckless defiance he  read secretly giiiu.Ving misery, beneath whoso exaggerated boldness he  he stinging consciousness of  shame, beneath whose artificial  bloom and hard' smiles he now  detected the ceaseless canker of remorse, And to what end was this  out cast enrolled? Was it, as fume  j moralists aver, the heavy price at  j which social decorum is purchased,   a  od  in  more  sweat stood cold "on her 'troubled j Wince. He wont about -with mission- ��������� price pa*d ,)y sca,.ogc>als" who ,Io rot  biow. The soul of one mortal man; alios and clergymen and made in- ��������� honef*lt; *)v \vl jf so 1Kltul.e on(i  drew hors with irresistible force to | quiries at hosrytals and refuges. All j sot.ie;v im'lst h0 cq.ln*]v and unutter-  itsclf, and the strength of mighty ! sorts of stories were told ot him. j ably c....0j_ Christianity must bo a  angels was vain to save her. The! He was writing a book and gather-j Uc, ,mr| Jhc wholo acCcpted code  organ   storm     died     away   in   silver j ing. material  in  the street",  he   had j of ethics false.     Demand creates  peace, but that in her heart rage:!.  From her hidden nook she heard a  mellow voice soaring upward. "I  will arise and go  to my Father."'   it  fo'.iow '  lay  reader, i  sup-  eyes,   how  much   more   that   of     the  one human being whose soul was the* chanted; but she could not  soul of hers, and whose life was the  siiring of hor own: And those Marwell woods, partly suggested by  the.se gray vistas of clustering pillars, woods whose green arches had  rustled above their blissful meetings  arid vibrated into their spoken  words. The things discussed there  were always echoing through her  memory,  and  opening up  fresh  reneh-   es  of  thought in her.silent, solitude:  she     was     continually   framing  questions that  could     never  be answered.  Truly strange and terrible was this  clinging of heart to heart, this deep  longing that wasted her strength and  consumed her like wax in flame; this  battle was indeed with burning and  fuel  of  fire,  Uercer  than   that  of   the  that divine forerunner, thc path of  heaven was too sleep for her, sho  was not made of stuff strong enough  to  fashion  rtiints.  Tiie mellow,     hushed,  chanting     of  the unseen choir begun,  wings of --in-  been converted.-became a iay reacier. ��������� .,lv aiul vot aI1 t,.0 w������������������, ,*1,.pair  a Bible man. an Outside F.vangehst.;i miKcrv> botraved innocence, and oc-  He was going to stand for the bor-1 cas*ona: vicc. 'OI the ono sox is j ,*,������,,.-..  ough of Cleeve, had turned Radical. , fici,.,lt to .suppiv the demand made  and was collecting matter for so-cia. , hv Ul0 ..*,.,, of the ot|iei*. Hence the  reform. He had become a Roman 1 impressment service of which he now  Catholic, had left the country and hecan t0 ]<now something, the snares  was preparing for the priesthood. He, Q- [-a*se advertisements,' the accrcdit-  hnd originated a new secular religion eci ai,ent.s waiting to beguile young  and was busy propagating it. He, foreigners stepping ashore on either  had fallen into a stale of melancholy | sl,;e 0f *_(-,,*��������� Channel, with offers of  that obliged him  to live in seclusion J respectable  lodgings,   fulse   directions  ate shipping of girls from 0110 country to another under false pretences,  thc incredible net-work of complicated villany, by which youth, childhood, innocence, and ignorance arc  entangled and destroyed and by  which .Tetteio's footsteps were so likely to have been snared. Yet the  agony of this haunting terror was  surely a just retribution. What if  Jessie rose thus ensnared to confront him at the last?  FEUMKNTATION OF AII.LIC.  Thirty years ago it was supposed  tliat tlie fermentation of milk was a  chemical process. Just what chemical changes took place liad, of courso  not been explained. Pasteur rendered  tlieir explanation unnecessary about  1870, when ho announced his theory  of bacterial fermentation of milk and  backed it up by proofs.  Tlioso bacteria am certainly wonderful organisms. They are just on tlio  dividing lino between tlio animal and  tlio vegetable world and so very minute th'at they can bo seen only witli  a high power of tlie compound microscope, yet - placed in a suitable environment, as in milk at tho proper  temperature, one will produce about  a million in  twenty-four hours.   *    "  These bacteria are the littlo bodies  which cause milk to sour. Whose  wliieli' co-use souring are called lactic  germs or fcrmento.    There are. about  To s'uffer one's self i.s bad,  but    to  suITer  vicariously   in   the  persons     of  thirty species  known  or  these  alono  thoso most dear is the real torture.    |This shows how complicated  the sub-  At  night,   when   wandering,   as     ho Jec-t  of thc souring  of  milk becomes.  ���������thit  tlie   luetic  ferment.''  are  not  thu  now so frequently ditl,  through places  seen     angels  were    fluttered  by     its  breath,  but the    dark spirits    would! and  threatened  madness.   He had  he-   ancj   ,*aisc   introductions,   the   deliber-  not  tako  (light.      All   the  tender  nnd ; come     a     philanthropist,   a   Mormon.  deep emotions of a  full and dual  life, j He   had   certainly   ('nnished   from   'his  the _ clingi ng.. .of- ch iidren is. .arms tht* '.world ���������   sonic. J nhabit un ts of     which"  were  now  nnd  then   start led  -arniSv-^  tiio  light of their oyes, all the beauty  and glory of life were revealed to  her, and at last she saw the man  whose lifo hung upon hers, deserted,  desperate.     reckless. "I   will     go  home, I will go to him," she said.  "What docs my life mat ter? He **hall  bo happy.      Heaven  i.s onlv  where he  To   Enliven   the  Aid Digestion and Regulate the Action of  the Bowels You  Must Use  Dr,  Chase's  Kidney-Liver PiSSs  The Great Specific for Liver and Kidnay Diseases.  It is the liver that is largely responsible for indigestion and constipation���������derangements thnt are a constant source of  trouble.  The bile, which, when left in the  blood, is a poison to the system,  causing biliousness, headache tind  iini.ddy complexion, becomes of priceless value when passed into t'ho intestines to aid digestion and ensure  regular action  of  the bowels.  Tl'.e   Ileal! Iiy     liver     .separates      bile I  from  the blood and  sends  it  into  the  interlines.  IF YOU FIND YOUFv'LIVER  SLUGGISH AND TORPID IN" ACTION DE. CHASE'S KIDNEY-  LIVER PILLS WILL BRING RELIEF AND CURE MORE  PROMPTLY THAN ANY TREATMENT YOU  COULD  FIND.  fiy enlivening the action of tho  liver they remove the cause of biliousness, lieaclwho. indigestion, constipation nnd other accompanying symptoms.  j    This specific    action   of   Dr.   Chase's  j Kidney-Liver    Pills    on     the    liver   i.s  what   makes   them   of  .*���������*,���������>  grent,   worth  ns    a     family    medicine    and   ensures  them  a. lasting pla.ee in  the   home.  I    Mr.   I Sogers    Clancy,   fanner.   Oliop-  jstowe,   I'.nice   County,   Ont.,   writes:���������  I'M    have     used    fir.   Chase's   Kidney-  Liver I'ills, and  would sny that, there  i.s no medicine that equals lhem as   a  curo for stomach troubles, biliousness,  torpid   liver   and   headache.       f      was  ! troubled  ir groat deal, with   these  ail-  ' ments   before   using   In*.   Chase's   K'itl-  ! noy-Liver  I'ills, and  they liave proven  wonderfully successful   in   my  caso."  Obe pill n dose at. bedtime and I'll*.  Chase's Kidnoy-I.iver I'ills will ensure healthful, regular ncl ion of kidneys, liver and bowels; '2"i cents n  box, at. all dealers, or Kdmanson,  Hales it Co., Toronto. Tlie portrait  nnd signature of Dr. A. W. Chnse,  the. famous receipt, boon author, arc  on  every box.  "Tiy    "tfiel  appearance of his gh'ost in  the street.  When '.he summer enrne he began ���������  to reappear in club-land, ut Lady,  l'.-.i:-t'.ox\er's receptions, which were,  vi-f. mngniliccit, r*,u*i 1 -t re nnd 'Ik i'n j  in the world that no doubt Is t'ayj  and often magnificent. Meeting him:  was like seeing a ghost, yet therV  was nothing uncanny in hiin. *Ife,  had always been charming, he was:  now more so, the old tact, courtesy, -  and grace seemed now to spring from '  n   deeper   source. His conversation ;  was perhaps more finely pointed and!  many facetted but less frequently!  sharpened by malice. He v.as firm-'  ly convinced now that, he should see  Jessie no more. i  And yet in those winter wanderings  ho hail been very near her, once her'  dress hnd actually touched him. 'i'he  day was wet, the Strand was a se.i'  of umbrellas, anrl he was leaving the!  cornef prinyt shop, in the window of-  which' Jessie, white and hollow-eyed,!  was guying, her face, now always!  veiled since* its beauty had attracted  ������o much notice, was further concealed . by  her  dripping  umbrella.  "liemember then," she heard in  the well-known voice, "ten pounds  for tho address. Hut sho is on no  account to know who bought the picture.'' Ho saying as he turned back  a moment a.fler having set forth, ho  walked quickly away, his umbrella,  striking against, hers. She stood  moled to tho ground, fearing to betray herself by so much ns a breath,  holding the shaken -umbrella with all  her strength between them, while he  made a hurried apology and went,  on. tribe blesf.'od the. rain, but for  tnat they must have corny fa.*e to  face. She went no moro to the shop  in tho Strand.  Mr. Ingleby had been told of  y     had   found,   as  slight, clue they had found  as of the certainty that Jessie  gone away of hei* own free will  he had put I'hilip and Claud*  communication   witli   charitable  the  wel I  hud  nnd  in  and  DOES THE  MBYTHRIVE?  If not, something must  bc wronor with its food. If  the mother's milk doesn't  nourish it, she needs Scott's  Emulsiox. It supplies the  elements of fat required for  the baby. If baby is not  nourished by its artificial  food, then it requires  Half a teaspoonful three  or four times a clay in its  bottle will, bring the desired  result. It seems to have a  magical effect upon babies  and children.  SCOTT & UOW'NK, Chemists, Toronto. One.  in which these things wore mo.s'l evident, the agony of such reflections  became intolerable, and again more  intolerable the perpetual question���������  why this misery? 'I'he answer came  from his heart. Kor want of the  true manliness of self-control, tho  true chivalry that scorns to take  advantage of weakness. That dead  girl whom he had feared to be Jess'ie  had been very hungry for many weeks  and yet she had robbed no rich baker of the crumbs thut would have  kept her alive. She starved rather  than  steal.  Hroo'ding is ma'dness. ITe could no  longer bear the strain of thoso  thoughts, whicli for a lime were a  necessity, thoughts which "make a  goblin of the sun," and having bo-  gun to reappear in society and given  no all hope or-finding Jessie in the  chaotic mass of London humanity,  h'e^flocided~re~seoi*:^"hoa 1 i irg~ih=trn voTj  somewhere far from civilization, to j  begin a fresh life, witb fresh aims  and interests. For what profit waa  there in madness?  One scorching afternoon in July,  after a day and night of rain, Claudo  Medway had been to Waterloo Station to see his mother off for Marwell Court and walked back in the  heat, partly from the force of the  street wandering habits ho liad formed in the vain search for Jessie. The  siiii scorched as it does after ruin,  the wfieets were malodorous, no cab  was in sight; lie walked listlessly on.  what I.ndy Cert rude had just snid of  Kthel, whose feeble strength seonio:!  rapidly waning. filling his mind.  Kthel was the most precious thing  left him; hc always found time to  run down tn Marwell and try tp  brighten her up, nnd her association.'!  with lost Jessie had given a fresh  tenderness to^.his affections for her.  And she was' going.  Cool      as      the   river   looked      from:  Westminster   Hridge,   It   Hashed  ��������� bai:(c  thi;  sheets of    sunshine  So   blindingly  Into  his nyi������H thai,    he  turned     them  itivny  (>> the pavement.  A policeman, slowly pacing the hot  (lags, was laying his hand heavily  on the shoulder of n-slight' woman,  s-itl ing-luilf crouched in a recess of  the parapet. Claude lieu I'd the  stern "'.Move on" twice repented before the woman rose very slowly-  nnd move:), on, dragging her limbs  painfully.  Just iis she   turned  at  last   to    go.  the  blazing sunlight,  caught  a coil  of  golden  hair  beneath  her shabby  bonnet:   a  momentary  darkness  came   lie-  fore.      Claude's    eyes,   the .Parliament, i o  Houses spun wildly round,  everything ���������  seemed     inverted.      A   moment   more;  nnd ho was at the woman's side, rry-'  ing.   in  a   thrilling  voice.   "Jessie!"  (To   bo  Continued.) i  drawn out lit lhe bottom through ''"'  largo sliaft, put in tho King system  of  ventilation  and  you   will  liave     a  only ones found in milk. Some of  the others which' may work in milk  at t'he same time as the lactic aro,  I'utrofactie, which cause tlio putrefaction of milk. This is much dilferent from the souring caused by the  lactic germs. When for any reason  tlie latter are not present or do not  work the putrofaclic ferments multiply rapidly. Thoy grow bost in dirt  and tilth nnd givo butter a bad flavor; hence cleanliness in tlie care of  milk is imperative if good butter is  to be produced.  Iitityric ferments may bo present in  small numbers even when tho lactic  germs predominate. If too many  aro produced it will cause rancid butter. '  Slimy or ropy ferments cause the  ropy condition sometimes seen, in  milk enabling it to be stretched out  into, strings.���������..At���������other-limes, it- a p-  pcars slimy. Tliose ferments are  undesirable.  Hitter ferments develop in largo  numbers when milk stands for several days nt a temperature too low  to sour. This should be nboided as  the ferments givo butter a bitter  taste.  Still otiier ferments will cause  milk to curdle mucli ns rennet docs,  lo  be soapy,   alkaline,   blue,   etc.  Many of these ferments are undesir- j  able nnd aro present' iu large mini- j  hers only when* conditions are not;  favorable for  lh  THE WORLD'SJORSE MART  SOMETHING  ABOUT  THE  FAMOUS TiCZTSKSALL'S.  Known   to   Turf-nun in all   Farts  ���������Highest  Bids for Equine  Stars.  It seems a little strange tliat tliero  arc thousands of peoplo tlio whole  world over to whetn "TnttersaU's"*  is ns "a household word, nnd yot who  probably could not givo you tho  name of th'o present prime minister  or tlio Archbishop of Canterbury,  says a writer in London Tit-Hits.  And so it lias been for a long tlmo  more than a century, and seems likely lo continue for centuries to como.  Wliat interesting stories the generations of TattersaU's could havo  handed down lo us if they liad cured  to, for thoy liavo had intimate relations with' many of the greatest'  men of the lust five generations. It'  was nt TattersaU's that Lords Fal-  mcrston and 'Jlerhy mot ono May day  in 1859. Tlie Derby ministry had  just received its tleath-blow in th'o  commons, and both statesmen hud  horses-iii thc coming Derby.  STATESMEN MET TIll'/HE.  "Well, rnlmerston," said tlie earl,  "you don't expect t.o. win the Derby,  I. hope?. Two wins in one week;  would bo too much." "I don't  know," answered l'aiwiorston. "Main-  stone's a good liorse." Pnlmcrston,  became prime minister a fow weeks  later, but his liorse did not win the  Derby���������neither did his rival's.  lt wet's at TattersaU's that Lord  Hastings paid bis Derby losses in  1866, amounting to ������10:i,000. "Hermit fairly broke my heart," lie said,  "but I did not show it, did 1?" Hut  it would fill a column merely to mention by name -th'e- men Wiio liave become historic for one reason or another whoso faces have been familiar  nt TattersaU's. They range from* .  George IV. to King Edward,-.."from."  Lord Eglington of tournament fame  to Lord Dosebory and from Lord  George Dcniinck and the Earl of  Glasgow to tho Duko of Portland of  to-dny.  I'M 11ST TATTEHSALL A GROOM.  ' Tlie original Tatlorsall was training groom to tho last Duko of Kingston, and when his patron died ho  opened the auction mart, which was  to become so famous, on tho site on "  which St. George's Hospital now  stands.  Hichnrd, it is said, .laid tlio foundation of his fortuno wlien ho bought  Highflyer for the then cnoriuoi'** sum  of ������.'2,500, but ho seems to have  been a singularly . shrewd man, antl '  there is littlo doubt that ho would ^  liavo got on quite woll even without  Highflyer.  J Io quickly established a great'  reputation ns a judge of a liorse and  as a man of strict probity and his  mart was patronized by nil the principal horso owners and soon became  quite a fashionable resort���������"a place  wliero men of position and honor  miglit congregate without breathing  pestilential vapor that too oft surrounds  tlio stables."  THE ORIGINAL MAKT.  The original mart was approached  tlirough an arched passage, at tho  foot of whicli was a taproom, Tho  Turf, patronized by jockeys, grooms  and horse dealers, and it comprised  tlio subscription-room,' .where bets  wore recorded a.n.1 .settled, a "garden-  like inclosure whicli formed a kind of  open-air club for patrons of rank," '  a courtyard with rostrum whero the  auction sales wero held, and a largo  number of stables for llic horses. In  tlie centre of ilie inclosure wns a  pump shrined under a pillard dome,  which' was crowned by a bust of  George IV:, I'ich'ard TattorsaH's  good friend and patron.  When the lease expired in 1865 tlio  mart was moved to its present quarters in Kniglitsbridge, near to Alborti  Gate, wliero the king-crowned dome  still Holds its own in the now courtyard. It is interesting to note that  tho triangular piece of: ground in  front of- TattersaU's was once part  of a village green with a maypole, as  weir as a watchhotiso and a pound,  whicli survived until 70 years ago.  held    on    Mondays  SO"ME~OF  Auctions nre held on  throughout th'o year nnd on Thursdays during the height of the season. And what exciting scenes and  what phenomenal bidding have" been  soon at TattersaU's!  Jn    .September,     1801,    Sir Tatton  .Sykos  had  bidden  8,000" guineas    for  Ifandango.  mediately  ho  and  in  his anxiety he im-  sprnng    another, hundred.  When  ho    was  lemindod  by th'e auc-.  lioneor  tliat he  had  made  the  previous   bid  as     well,     lie said,   "Knock  development of  tho ihim down. Mr. 'l'attersnll, knock him  desirable, lactic ferment, hence we j down. W'e wunt to go to th'o rac-  should see to it that nothing is al- es." Hut t.1,100. guineas is a very  lowed to check the desirable fermen- small .figure compared witli ninny  tntion. Cleanliness, n temperature of in TattersaU's books. Hlair Atliol  00  to  (i'i  degrees,  and the 'use of     a | fetched     12.500  guineas and Meddler  home-made or a commercial starter  to hasten the souring process (tho  lactic fermentation), are necessary to  givo the lactic germs th'e lead and  ripen th'o cream without introducing  undesirable flavors.  a  good  a great  in   the  2,000. guineas more: Isonomy was  knocked down for 0,000 guineas -and  Huron Ifirsch paid 5,500 guineas for  La Fleche as n filly. Hut more wonderful than all these figures was tlio  ������30,000 which TattersaU's paid for  Ormonde.  C'OOr.  HUTTKR.  Good    butjer    always-    has  flavor.    The flavor Counts for  deal  more  tlian  anything else  judging  ol"  butter.     One   observer    of  tlio scoring process says that  it may  ho accepted  as a quite general     rule  that   the    higher    the.  score.     ft     is  probable that the judge is sometimes  prejudiced   in   favor   of  butter  by    its  high' flavor oven  to the extent of not  marking it   oif very severely on color,  grain  and   sail.     In  flavor  the     chief  qualities  is  what  the  butler     iudgos j ������"-���������  anything you  have  to  call a clean Jin vor.    Just at thi.s-'time !r"'. f_01'  *".. M10 J?ast >'ca,"!  year   we hear    complaints    of  weedy Miivor'in  butter,  which'  i.s evi  dentlv  duo   to   the  dry  condition      ir  "Uncle Violin-,7 queried the pretty  girl who was seeking information,  "would I be justified in writing to  a young man who has never written  10 me?" Only ori very important,  business, my dear," answered tho oM  man. "Well, this is important Jjus'i- .  ness," sho explained. "I want him.  to  marry  mel" ���������;���������'-':.-���������. V  Teacher���������"Johnny,     can  you    "tell  bo thank-  Johnny  Ten-  it?"  Johnny���������"Why,  when you  broke your  'nil  for  in  n .(without  hesitation)���������"Vessur.'  [cher���������"Well,     Johnny,     whnt  i  whicli some of the pastures liave been  recently. The clean flavor spoken of  nbove can be secured only when tlie  ra'l'i i-: niii-'e from good, succulent  fcvl and is linn.!loJ under perfectly-  clean  condiiioiis.  ���������arm,   you  months."  couldn't  lick   us   for     two  She���������"Vou married m������ for my money;" \ He���������"We'I, don'*, grieve ovor  it now.    It's nil gois*)!"**  ���������'���������-���������TV,7--;.*-r-'iweji^r-j-,  *--i*"*.,w,:-,y *j**r-*: S**i,'i*,i**i,*i*fr'������,',M*,I*fM,l,!l,,l  HEALTH  **^^M^^f4-f^-f^.^^i~H-4'  THE NECESSITY OF REST.  Nature's demands for rest aro imperative. 'Tbey aro often enforced  tth'rougli the infliction of pain, and  y persistent disregard of th'em is punished at times with death. The unresisting infant spends much more  than half its time in sleep, and it  should bc encouraged to do so, for  sleep is tho typo of perfect rest, and  -,most essential to growth. In adult  'life, energy can bc made n substitute  for rest to a remnrkablo extent. Tho  "hours of sleep may bo reduced from  the normal eight to four, and fho  week may be robbed of its Sabbath";  'yet not with impunity. Such pi-cic-  k.tics beget a predisposition to the  Icontagious and infectious diseases,  'diminish the capability for efficient  ! work, and often induce disorders of  ktho nervous system. Tlio penalty  may bo long deferred, but it frequcnt-  \\ ly becomes more severe with delay.  >lh all circumstances, rest sliould be  commensurate with labor or exercise.  Tho apparent demand for rest varies  with' the temperament and vigor of  ithe person; sometimes it is governed  largely by.habit, nnd it is often increased by an inability to obtain  completo repose. Ability to rest is,  with' many people, a natural faculty,  while wifh others it is nn art. The  lirst step toward acquiring it is generally, the systematizing of one's duties; so that no unfinished tasks re-*,  main: at-/ night to occupy th'e mind.  Lassitude and drowsiness, on the  other hand, are often induced by ro-  t\\ .tcntion of ptomains or other poison-  ������V*i*ous matters in the system, and rest  is of littlo benefit until the poisons  have been removed.  Benefit may ofter.* be derived from  1 shortening of th'e intervals between  .the periods of repose. A sound nap  * of only a ��������� few minutes' duration in  th'e middle of the day, for example,  is more beneficial than several Hours  of sleep made restless or broken by  ���������th-oams as a result of prolonged fatigued But tho mind is more quickly refreshed tlian the body, and the  apparent invigoration after a short  sleep may prove to be of almost as  short duration.  Thero aro many ways, too, of obtaining both' mental and physical recuperation without increasing. the  hours of sleep; even without idleness.  Some-persons can obtain it best in  reading, others in conversation, and  ���������-others, again, in solitude and thought  with a couch, a hammock or a.rocking  chair for tlie sake of muscular relaxation.  In addition to all ordinary rest  every one ought to take a .vacation  ' df several weeks' duration once a  year or oftcner, at such' times and in  such' manner as will give the most  complete relaxation and abstraction  from accustomed worry and care���������  youth's Companion.  HEALTH  AND SUNSHINE.  It hns for some years been known  .that sunlight acts as a destroyer of  many of those pathogenic organisms  which aro popularly known as germs.  Some time ago an ingenious experimentalists dcmor.strated this fact in  a  very    convincing  manner   by pre-  . paring a "culture" of these germs on  a flat surface ar.-d exposing it to sun-  . light beneath a stencil plate, with'  .the result that he obtained an image  of the cut-out part of the stencil in  'dead germ life, the rest of the prepared plate being still alive. He called it a "living" photograph," but the  .same term has since been applied to  the popular cinematograph picture.  Th'e Massachusetts Board of Health  have recently carried out a series of  experiments in order to ascertain how  far sunlight is able to cleanse water  affected with th'o undesirable germs  which result from sewage contamination. The two organisms dealt with  more particularly were the colon bac-  cilus and that associated with typhoid. Th'ey found th'at both' species  were quickly "destroyed by free access  to sunlight, thirty minutes' to an  hour being,,   sufficient  to  sterilize     a  "culture~wheh spread-out~iri~a.���������thin"  layer, as in th'e pgotographic experiment already detailed. In the case  of typhoid bacillus from 95 to 99 per  cent, were quickly killed by.:.e-rposuro  to direct sunlight, but there were always nv few hardy individuals which  required for their destruction an extended time.  JOT  SUCCEEDS DESPAIR  IN THE HOME OF MR, JOSEPH  HILTON*, THOROLD, ONT.  HOW TO KEEP WARM AND WELL.  Persons, who habitually exposo  themselves to nn abundance of fresh  $ nir rarely suffer from-draughts. Somo  there are, however, on account of  apparently inexplicable reasons, -Who  are supersensitive to such conditions.  But these, above all othor persons,  find their best protection in habituating tRinselves to a plenary supply  of fresh air under all circumstances;  by woollen clothing and by particularly avoiding small bedrooms and all  such conditions as are engen'ie'ed by  tbem.  People generally rely altogether too  much upon the house to exclud-3 cold  air, instead of. warm clothing, by  which thoy exclude fresh' air. By  habituating themselves to close rooms  and impure air tlioy create and increase their liability to disease which  they exert themselves in the wrong  'direction  to  avoid.  WALK.  ue   in a Vlwadling  HOW TO  There is no vir  saunter. The slow and languid dragging ono foot after tlio ot-her. which  some people call walking, would tiro  ar.' athlete; it utterly exhausts a weak  person, and that is fin* reason whj  bo many delicate persons think tliey  cannot walk. ' To derive any bonofit  from tlio exorcise it is necessary to  walk with' a light, elastic step, whicli  swings the weight of the body so  easily from one leg to th'o otiier that  its weight is not felt, and which' pro-  'duccs a healthy glow, showing that  Ithe sluggish blood* is stirred to action in the most rcmoto veins.  His Daughter, Florence, Was All  But Dead From Dropsy���������Her  Doctor Had Given Her Up���������Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills Wero Then  Used and To-day She is Well  and Strong.  From tho Post, Thorold,  Ont.  Everybody    believes   in a    dreamy  sort eof way of tho efficacy nf a well  nnd wisely advertised medicine, when  tho recorded cases of restored health  aro at  a distance;  but when  a case  conies up in    the   home town,   when  tho    patient  is    known to overyonc,  and when tho euro.is not only positive but maivellous,    tho efficacy   of  tho  medicino  becomes a fact���������a    decided  thing.      For  many years    thc  Post has    advertised   Dr. "Williams'  Pink     Pills for    Palo   Peoplo; largo  quantities of them have been sold by  the local drug stores,  and many   remarkable    cures   liavo  been  effected.  Ono of these attracted the attention  of our reporter and h'e investigated.  Miss    Florence    Hilton,  tho  eighteen  year   old   daughter    of Joseph    and  Mrs. Hilton, living" in the west   port  of. th'o town, was! taken ill early last  summer with   dropsy,  coupled    with  heart trouble.        She was compelled  to giv? up one   duty after   another,  and finally became unable to walk or  to Iio down.     Her suffering was    intense  and medical  skill did all  that  could    be done.      Florence, however,  grew worse,  sitting in her chair day  ond   night    for five long   months to  get her breath, and the parents   despaired.     At last the doctor gave her  up and said further visits wero futile.  The   poor   girl's limbs  woro pitifully  swollen and finally burst below    the  knees.        She sat  helpless and weak,  gasping     for     breath   and   at times  could breathe at   all only with    the  greatest   difficulty.       Ono niglit    the  neighbors came in and said she could  not  live  till   morning.      But  to-day  she is olive and well,  moving about  among her  young companions  a    remarkable and miraculous contrast to  what  she   tlien   was.      The reporter  called    ono    evening   at the ��������� Hilton  home, but Miss Florence was out visiting.   Tlie father and    mother   vara  in,  however,  and freely told him    of  the cure,  which they attribute entirely to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.     The  first box was  brought to her by her  grandmother,     who  urged  their   use.  Then Mrs. Hilton herself remembered  that she had ithe previous winter boen  cured by Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills of  a slight attack of dropsy, and    also  remembered the many cures advertised  in  the   Post.      She bought-    two  boxes and Florence took them,  three  pills at a dose.      In two' weeks    she  felt a slight decrease in the pain   in  her limbs,  and more pills were   procured.       For five months���������five    long  pain-laden     months���������the  weary     girl  had sat day and night in her   chair,  but -now  she began to feel  the   pain  leaving her and to see her   limbs -resume  their natural     size.  ��������� Fourteen  boxes of tho pills wore taken and   at  last  her   perseverance   was  rewarded.  She rose from her chair; her former  strength gradually came back; one by.  one hor household -duties wore   taken  up again,. and when The Post representative  ' called    ho    was  mot    by  beaming  faces   and  thankful  "hearts  and a grateful readiness to give   to  the world the facts  that had  saved  a bright young life "and had brought  joy   instead    of    grief to a Thorold  home."  In thousands of other homes,  scattered over tho length and breadth  of Canada, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  have brought health and joy and  gladness and in every home in th'e  land where sickness and suffering enters new health and strength can be  had through, a fair uso of this medicine. Remember that substitutes  can't cure���������they make th'e . patient  worse, and when you ask for this  medicine see that thc full name "Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for' Pale  People" is -printed on the wrapper  around the box���������then you aro sure  you ������������������.������*vi* t e genuine pills. Sold ly  medicine dealers or by mail post  paid at 50' cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 ' by writing The Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Once On a time two youths were  suitors for tho hand of a good, beautiful, sensible, bright, tactful, candid, soulful, womanly girl. One  youth made love. Tlie other made  money. Ptuftslo : Which youth married the good, beautiful, sensible,  bright, tactful, candid, soulful, womanly girl?  A THOUGHTFUL PRIEST.  Points put to Mothers the Way  to Keep Their Children Well and  Happy.  Rev. K.'L. Francoour, Cassolman,  Ont.; is a kind-hearted priest who  lias done much to alleviate suffering  among the little ones in the homes  of his parishioners. Writing under  a recent date he says: "I must say  tliat Dr. Williams' Baby's Own Tablets aro deserving of the high praise  they have Had as a cure for the ailments of children. For tlio past  eight months I liave boon introducing them in many families, and always, the mol'hcrs tell me, witli perfect results. Their action is always  effective, without tiny sickly reaction,  and they are especially valuable in  allaying pains in the head, fevor in  toothing, nervousness, sleeplessness,  spasms, cramps in the stomach and  bowels, colic and otiier troubles.  Tlieir regulating action gives almost  instant relief, and gives speedy cure.  Tliis is the comforting cxperienco.  that lins come to my knowledge out  of tlieir judicious use. I am glad to  give you roy sincere^ testimony, nn'd  I will recommend tlio Tablets to all  mothers and nurses of sick' children  as I linvo done heretofore."  The Tablets aro sold by all me'di-  cinc dealers, or mothers can obtain  thorn by mail at 25 cents a box Iiy  writing to Tlio Dr. Williams' Medicino Co., Broekvillo, - Ont-  MY   CONVICTS MARRY  WOMEN TAKE  THEM FOR BETTER  OR WORSE.  Girl   Married  a  Dying Prisoner ���������  New  Caledonia  Convicts  Intermarry.  Though    marriages  are  practically  unknown in British prisons,  in other  countries they aro sometimes allowed,  especially beforo  tho accused  is convicted of his    crime,  says Pearson's  Weekly.  Not long ago all Now York was  talking of a romantic marriage tliat  had boen qide'tly celebrated in ono of  its prisons. A lawyer named Patrick was found guilty of tho murder  of an old man and tho forgery of his  will, and lay awaiting th'o death sentence in tho Tombs Prison. Hc  protested his innocence, which wns believed in by n Mrs. Francis, a widow, wiio loved him.  To show her faith in her lover slie  made application to tlio prison officials for permission to seo Kim.  This was granted and under tlie very  noses of the authorities, wiio were  ignorant of the ceremony tlius being  enacted, sho married tlio lawyer.  Accompanied by Patrick's father  and sister and lier lawyer, Mrs. Francis was told to wait in tlie matron's room. Here the prisoner was  brought to h'er. The widow had in  her pocket a marriage contract, requiring only tlio signatures bf the  parties and witnesses. While tlie  matron was busy with h'er duties at  ono end of the room tho prisoner and  the widow wore legally joined together as man and wife at th'o other.  A few. days after the bride again  became; a widow.  A marriage that was not only celebrated in prison, but with a dying  bridegroom, was \ that of a young  clerk and his employer's daughter in  a Berlin prisfltt about a couple of  years ago.  MARRIED TO A DYING MAN.  THe young man was engaged to be  married when his master discovered  that he had been systematically  swindled. Being found guilty, the  clerk was sentenced to two years'  imprisonment; and, of course, the em-  rloyer forbade 'his daughter any further intercourse with the worthless  scamp. His hope th'at th'e girl's love  would be shattered by the pronouncement of her lover as a th'ief was in  vain. News reached the girl that Ker  fiance was seriously ill. On visiting  the prisoner she found that he was  dying, and, at tlha risk of for ever  displeasing her family, determined to  show her devotion by marrying him.  Permission was obtained, and the  chaplain stood by the dying man's  bedside to read the marriage service.  Within an hour'lie had to perform a  moro solemn duty, and t'he wife of a  few minutes became a widow. ' .  So groat was the lovo of a young  Russian woman for a convict' sentenced to ten years' labor in the salt  mines of Siberia that, after marrying  him, sh'o followed him to that terrible country in order to bo near  him and to await the expiration of  his sentence. Th'eir marriage took  placo ' at Witebek, a town on the  Dwjna.  Bc'the Daguonoau, with tho right to  call him husband.  As Goirand was not convicted, the  magistrate who was judging him  had no option but to givo his consent. Ho sont for Bertho Dagueneau  and asked her if &Tio wero willing to  marry Goirund. Sh'e replied that sho  loved him very mucli, and that tho  wedding day would bo tho happiest in  her lifo.  A few days afterwards, in tho local mayor's office, witli four stalwart  policemen as witnesses, the couplo  were joined together in matrimony.  After a loving farewell the bridegroom wns led nway to his coll,  while tho bride wont out to await  the release of her husband.  THIBETAN SUPERSTITIOE.  Strange   Reliefs About    the  Moon and Stars.  Sun,  Tho Thibetans havo numberless  strange myths, one, tho most curious  pertaining to tho sun, moon and  stars. The sun is believed to bo an  immonso ball of yak-meat and fat,  whereon tho spirits of departed an-,  cestors are supposed to feast, the  light being caused by its heated condition. Tho stars ..arc portions of  t**is immense feast,������ which, droppin;  to earth, givo birth to animals for  the sustenance of suffering humanity.  Tho moon is a lesser ball of similar  texture as the sun. In use while the  larger one is being replenished for  tho morrow. When sun and moOn  fails to appear in cloudy days and  nights, it means that the deities are  undergoing a period of religious abnegation. And th'e Parched and sterile condition of bleak regions is ascribed \6 the fact that many thousand years ago the sun ball' slipned  from the hands of its keepers, de-  cended too near the earth and, before being re-captured, scorched those  parts with which it came in contact.  Theso illustrations out of hundreds  that might be cited, at least give a  hint of the ignorance, superstition  and brutality of tho Thibetans, as  well as of their heterogeneous tribal  relations "their lack of any real national union and their inability to  resist aggression; a hint also of tho  greatness of England's" task.  THEY MADE THIS  COUPLE HAPPY  A little Sunlight Soap will clean  cut glass and other articles until  they shine and sparkle. Sunlight  Soap will wash other things than  clothes. ������d  Utnru, facfiA' ^ehvnJ- fa cJLz*t4&;fi^  (hvc& U^CnAy   ���������citr4jeyrrVrUL <&7uusur   c>ter+\w*id/ -&U, jMv  ii CORK  CURTAINS.  A curiosity to bo seen at Berlin is  a pair of curtains mado of cham-  pagno corks, each cork being still  covered by thc gilt paper associated  witli the premier brands. Tho corks  hang in lengths of sixty each, the  rows being separated by strings of  Chinese turquoises,. The curtain ties  aro also of bluo silk. The value of  these unique curtains is estimated at  25,000 franca.  Deafness   of    12    Years'   standing;.  Protracted Catarrh produces deafness in  many cases. Capt. Don. Connor, : ol  Toronto, Canada, was deaf for 12  years from Catarrh. All treatments  failed to relievo Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder gave him relief in one day,  and in a very short whilo tho deafness  loft him entirely. It will do as much  for you.     SO cents.���������U3  CONVICTS  INTERMARRY.  A local watchmaker, engaged to  be married to tho daughter of a  priest of his native town, was convicted of coining,' and was about to  bo transported when the girl made  application to t'he authorities for  permission to marry him. Her father and friends tried to persuade her  to desist, but she was bravely obdurate.  TKe convict, shackled with' heavy  chains on liis hands and feet, was  brought to the prison cliapel, where  th'e bride was waiting, dressed in  deep mourning. Under these gloomy  conditions, with" ' warders all round  them, th'c couple became man and  wife. The bridegroom ' was taken  back to his cell, whence lie started on  his honeymoon to Siberia, while the  bride returned to her home to make  preparations to follow him into  exile.  Marriages among certain classes of  convicts in the French" penal scttle-  ment-in���������New��������� Caledonia^are^^very,  common, being encouraged by th'e authorities. The convict, who answers  to our tick'et-of-loave man, save that  he is not allowed to leave the island, may send for his wife if married; but, if a bachelor,  MAY SELECT HIS  BRIDE  from among the convicts of th'e other  sox around liim.  More often than not th'e couple establish themselves in business, and  frequently become well-to-do. If after  a period of probation* ' the selected  wife does not come up to the anticipations of her spouse, ho can, with  the permission of the authorities,  make another selection.  A marriage tliat was dramatic in  its sadness was celebrated a few years  ago in Cuba. The wedding was fixed and all arrangements wero made  when the bridegroom, a Cuban, was  arrested on a charge of conspiring  against Spanish' rule. Being found  guilty, ho was sentenced to be sliot;  but Kis bride, a young Irish girl, determined to show h'er faith in tlie innocence of her lover by marrying him  in spite of "his own protest. Begging  a grudgingly-given -permission from  the authorities, she was actually  married to her lover on the very day  of execution.  Before a guard of soldiers the prison chaplain performed tlie ceremony  and at its conclusion the bridegroom  was led away and blindfolded. Within  tliirty minutes the bride fell fainting  to tlie ground as the report of rifle,  Shots reached lier cars, for slie knew  tlien  tlint  slie was  a  widow.  A  HAPPY  PRISON MARRIAGE.  A wcddir.g with' a liappier termination, however, took place a few  months ago in a Taris prison. Tlie  clover an'd notorious French" swindler.  Goirand. immediately after arrest,  finding that he liad no loopliole of  escape from a heavy sentence, determined    to  reward liis  accomplice.  DODD'S   KIDNEY PILLS   DOING  GOOD WORK AROUND  PORT  ARTHUR.  Mr. Dick Souvey.. and Wife Both  .  Had -Kidney  Troubles and     the  Great Canadian Kidney Remedy  Cured Them.  -Port Arthur. Ont., Oct." 24. ���������  (Special;.���������Tliat Dodd's Kidney Pills  cure the Kidney ills of men and women alike Has been proved time and  again in this neighborhood, but it  is only occasionally they got a chance  to do double work in the same house.  This has happened in th'e case of Mr.  and Mrs. Dick Souvey, a farmer and  his wife, living about seven miles  from. here. In an interview Mr.  Souvey said:  "My wife and myself have used  Dodd's Kidney Pills and have found  them a big benefit to our health. Wo  had La Grippe two winters and were  exposed to much frost, and cold. Our  sleep was broken on account of urinary troubles and pain in the kidneys. We each took six boxes of  Dodd's Kidney Fills and now enjoy  good  health."   f   WORLD'S MANUFACTURES.  TKe value of manufactures entering the international markets of tha  world amounts to about $4,000,000,-  000 annually, of which about .F'.OOO,-  000,000 is supplied by th'e -United  Kingdom, . Germany, France'and t'ho  United States. TKe four countries  could.easily form a commercial.trust  and dictate prices to the rest of tho  universe.  The fes'tivo hobo toils not, neither  does he spin; yet Solomon in all his  glory was not arrayed like one of  those.  Guard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  Mrs. Oldun���������-"There was a time,  /Thomas, when you used to chuck me  under the chin somctimos. But you  don't do it now." Mr. Oldun���������  "Yes, my love, but you didn't have  so many chins then."  MOOSE   HUNTING.  The finest region in Canada for tho  " nter who wishes to secure Mooso  is tho Tcmagami region in New Ontario, and now easy of access by the  Grand Trunk Railway System and  North Bay. AH information regarding guides, routes, rates etc., can  be had on application to agents or  by addressing G. T, Beel, G P, & T.  A., Montreal..  ���������te-g  TfWOC MARaT  ,  mm  -> ~"^^^~~  USE   "ISLAND CITY"  HOUSE AND FLOOR  PAINTS  Will Dry In 8 Hours.  Cn Salt at all Har-thsar* Daalarj  P.   D. DODS & CO., Montreal, Toronto,   Vancouver.  THE  We can handle your poultry either,  alive or dressed to bost advantage.  Also your butter, eggs, honey,,.'. and  other produce.  DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO.,  Limited  Cor.   West   Market   and   Colborna   8ts.,   TORONTO.  POULTRY  Children soon learn that it is father who has the money, and mother  wiio has th'c generous disposition,  Kllnard's Liniment for sale everywhere  . Wife���������I' hopo you talked plainly to  him. Husband���������I did, indeed. I told  him he was a fool, a perfect fool.  Wife (approvingly)���������Dear Jorin, how  exactly like you.  Sciatica, put him on Crutches��������� Jas.  Smith, dairyman, . ol Grimsby, Ont.,  writes: "Hy limbs wero almost useless  from sciatica aud rheumatism, and, notwithstanding ray esteem for' physicians,  I must give credit where it belongs.  I am a. cured man to-day, and Soutii  American Rheumatic Cure must havo all.  the   credit." It's   a -marvel.���������34 ���������  "This year, dearie, you can wish  anything you want for your birthday  present "      "Oh,   how charming!"  "Because I haven't the'money to buy  anything at all for you."  Piles  Strong words by a Mow York ���������n.olali������t  ���������"After years of testing and compare-on I have no hesitation in saying that  Dr. Agnew's Cure for tlie Heart is tlio  quickest, safest, and surest known to  ���������uadicul science. I uso it in my own  practice. It relieves the most acute  forms of heart ailment inside ol thirty  minutes and never fails."���������as.  Father���������"That cat mado an nwful  noise in tho back garden last niglit."  Arnold���������"Yes, father; I think that  since ho ate tho canary lie thinks he  can  sing!"       *  Use Lever's - Dry Soap \a powder)  to wash woolens and flannels,���������you'll  like it.  Tramp-������-"Honest.lv, sir, I. don't  know where my next meal is comin"  from ''    Citizen (grullly)���������"Neither  do  I!     It  is     certainly    not  coming  from  me!" ' "  Salt Rheum, Tatter, Eczema��������� Theso  distressing skin diseases relieved by one  application. Dr. Agnew's Ointment is a,  potent cure for all eruptions of the  skin. Jas. Gaston, WilkCKbarrc,- says:  "For nine years. 1 was disfigured with  Tetter on my hands. Dr. Agnew's  Ointment cured  it."     30   cents.���������81  SMOKERS  AND MADNESS.  An Egyptian smoker of hastieesh is  even a moro helples's slave than ihe  Chinese opium fiend. Ho-'J-no wns  that in the end he will become a  madman, yet he rushes towards the  awful goal with unreluxed steed.  With tlie strange exaltation I'ijich  first comes to the smoker, he feels  himsolf floating from cloud to rJoud  or alighting in the gardens-o' palaces all his own. Most of the hasheesh which Egypt consumes ci-mes  from Greece. From the husks , f iho  hemp seeds arid tho tender hops of  the hemp plant lho Greeks ir.aiuif.-*.o-  ture a greenish powder, whose :u:nes  bring the ecstasy its victims desire.  To -prove to you That) "Div  Chase's Ointment is a certain  and absolute cure for eacl*  and every form of Itching-.  bleedlDgand protruding piles,  ihe i-aanafactareTfl have guarrateed it. See tes-  Jmonials in the daily press and ask yourncijh*  ���������ore whatthey think of it. You can uso it and  ret your money back if not cured. 60o a box, al  01 dealers or Edmanbon.Bates & Co. Toronto,  Or. Chase's Ointment  THE ARNOTT INSTITUTE, BERLIN. ONT.  For the treatment  of nil forms   of SPEECH  DEFECTS.    Wc treat the cause, not simply  the  habit, ami therefore produce natural bpccctl.  Write for particulars.  Pauline���������"I married in h'aste."  Penelope���������"Well, I suppose you  thought it would be better than not  marrying at all!"  Mlnanl's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Kind La'dy���������Here is a glass of water. Certainly you can drink teat.  Tramp���������-No, mum. I've got an iron  constitution, and tie water would  rust  it.  Dr.   Von   atari's   Pinoapple   Tablets.  ���������Medical science by accident discovered  the potency of the pineapple as a panacea for stomach troubles. Thc im-  nienso percentage of vegetable pepsin  contained in the fruit makes it an almost indispensable remedy in cases of  dyspepsia und indigestion. One tablet  after each nienl will cure most chronic  cases.     00   in  a box,   30   cents.���������32  "1 wonder why this gun kicks so?"  remarked tho amateur sportsman, after missing another easy shot. "Probably it's kicking at your hard  luck!" replied the guide sarcastically.  It is easier to secure a unanimous  decision that a bad thing is bad than  that a good thing is' good.  For Over Sixty Years  Mm. Wutsiow'sSooTniHo Strut hu been *���������"������<��������� *>���������  mllllonsof mothers for their children while teethlair.  Xtsaothes the ehild, softens the ���������rumi*, allepipaln, carej  wlndcolio, reflates thestomecn and bowels, and is the  bestremedyxor Diarrhoea. Twenty-flTe cents a bottle  Sold tdydnlf glstj throughout the world. Be sure and  =iiifor^Ma*i..Wiw������Ww^eSopTHiMaar'inr,^22--������i)  "The dog you sold mo yesterday  would h'avo eaten my littlo girl up  this morning if she had not seen  rescued." "'But you insisted on  having a dog that was fond of children."  Dear Sirs,���������Tliis is to certify that  I liavo been troubled witli a lame  buck for llfteen-years.  i liavo used throe bottles of your  MlNAKD'S LINIMENT and am completely cured.  It gives mo great pleasure to recommend it and you are at liberty  to use this in any way to further  the uso  of your  vnliiahle  medicine.  Two Rivers. "' '���������' ���������'������������������ A' ROSS.  A lady was looking for h'er husband  and inquired anxiously of a housemaid, "Do you happen to know anything of your master's whereabouts'?"  I'm not sure, ma'am," replied Uncareful domestic, "but I think they  are in  lh(T*'Wa.sh."  Coughing is an outward sign of  inward disease.     .,..-���������  Cure the disease with  '8  Ponst&mptioii  Tha Lung  Tonic \  and the cough will stop."  Ti-*>  it  to-night.    It  it doesn't  benefit you,   we'll  give your  money back.  Prices: S. C. Watts & Co. SOV  25c. 50c. SI    LcRoy, N. Y., Toronto, Can.  iffllnsni'g Liniment Cores Burns, sit  WISE! THOUGHTS.  Be nobody else but you.  When in doubt, don't even whisper.  A word    to the unwise is superfluous.  It  is  always  safe to  suspect     the  suspicious.  Be generous in'thought but miserly  in words.  ^-Successful men are not of necessity  good men.  Vanity is often mistaken for prido  in this world.  Got  the  prize.     Let  others  explain  how they lost.  Every man is compelled to pay his  debt to nature.  Courage  is  simply  knowing     when  it is wise to be afraid.  Most of our earthly pleasures    are  due to our ignorance.  The less some people have to   say  the more talking th'oy do.  Th'e  duties' we  owe  ourselves     are  generally performed lirst.   '  ^^Thc^sorjnpa^^tM^earns^most^flat-  tery may win fewest souls.  A man loses force as soon as He  begins to  worry over  his feelings.  Tlie best wny to educate a bright  young man is to put him to work.  Often you can sell a worthless thing  easier than you can give it away.  Useful education is a gradual elimination of knowing everything.  Tho men who are satisfied to take  things as tliey come never get mucli.  The man wiio says lie only wants  justice is often sorry when ho gets  it.  Ill luck is sometimes better than  good luck, as it may cause a reformation.  Boys make their own way better if  tliey do not always have tlfeir own  way.  ��������� When a man is working for himself  he doesn't have to employ a timekeeper, j  Thoso who borrow trouble multiply  it and then lend it to th'eir friends.  Larceny, embezzlement, and defalcation are merely misapplied business  acumen.  Many people think' thoy are living  for character wiio are only fighting  for reputation.  If your enthusiasm lasts only forty  minutes, you can't expect it to do  anything for you. ,  There is nothing makes a woman  feel so proud and a man so foolish' as  to read old love letters.  "Uo you know,"-remarked th'e pessimist, "I think that I have experienced every kind of misfortune except  hanging?" "Well, you shouldn't be  discouraged," rejoined the optimist.  "It is always "desirable, you know,  to remember the old adage, 'While  there's  life there's  hope.' "  "They say sho spends twice as  much nioney' as any othor wpman  for complexion powder." "Of cour.<-e  she does.      She is two-faced."  Dominion Line Steamships  MONTREAL TO LIVERPOOL.  -tar Moderate   Rate   Service. "���������������  Second cabin pusensers berthed in best scootnmo  d-iticn on the lUsnwr at the low rite ot ������W to  Liverpool, or (42.50 to London. Third dus ta  W'trpopl,London, Git-cow or Q.ueen-t'wa'tU.M*  For &JJ particaUrs apply to local agenu, or  DOMINION   LIMB   OFFICES.  <1 KioE St. E., Toronto, 17 St. Sacrament St, Montreal  Dyeing!   Cleaning I  -roHhe**������iyl>������������tss������4|-������t>r-*<s*rte*he  " BRITISH AMERICAS BTIIU M.-  I*** Mr af%������t la fav ton, oc nei ���������������������*.  Montreal, Teropto, Ottawa, Qafka*  WANT TO LEARN  RATING  Then  write  at  once  for   our new  Book on  TELEGRAPHY  It trill certain1! interest jou-    Address  Central School of Telegraphy  TORONTO,   ONT.  In affiliation with*Central Business Oolieffe,  W. H. SHAW, -        ���������        ' Principal  H.B.K  -BRAND      ':  SHIRT  Made big enough for a big  man to work in with comfort.  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada. Made on the  H.B.K. scale it requires 39^  to 42 yards per dozen, whereas  common shirts have only 32  to 33 yards." -  m  I  1  m  ynym  mm  j[jjm  11  S4ii'  m  ?ii  An  iii  That's the reason why the  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt- never  chafes the armpits, is never  tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full  and comfortable and wears  well.  Each shirt bears a tiny book  that tells the whole history  of the "Big" Shirt, and  also contains a notarial  declaration that the H.B.K.  " Big" Shirt contains 39^  to 42 yards of material per  .dozen.  Sold at all dealers but only  with this brand :���������^  H.B.K  BRAND  ���������..'.-;  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal       Winnipeg       Dawson  Jm  ���������'****#���������  ������������������������������������pif  jm  ���������'���������"<m  -���������'--iW  '['-..",-W.  'S'A������i\  ���������-If.  Mm  iJ-iffT  '���������Ml  ll  Ail  ISSUE NO. 43���������04.  -'���������'������'I  bi W-^i  Ladies' Jackets  Children's Jackets  ILF PRICE  SALE-  Never before Have We  Offered Such Values  Ladies' Costumes *  Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Hats  0������  ���������-W  Ladies' Jackets  .,  We have gone through Our Jacket Stock ancl  will place' on sale some Forty Jackets at just  Half Price. Here are some values we want  vou to take note of���������  $5 Jackets���������Now Selling -for (52.50.  $3 Jackets-Now Soiling for  S4.00.  Prices ranging- from .-p,**; to $20.00.  Children's Jackets  We have a nice assortment of Children's  Jackets at a great reduction in pricc. Jackets  which were selling for $3.50 and $6.50 eacli you  can take your pick for the low price of ������2.  Ladies9 Oostymes  Sizes ranging from 34 to 3S in. Tweed,  Broadcloth and Navy Serges. Regular price $12  Now you are able to get the same for $6.  usisnery  In Ready-to-Wear Hats wc place on our  table $3 and $4 Hats. You can buy them from  us for the next 10 days at this Sale  at 1.00 and 1.50.    All this Seasons goods.  Boys' Frieze and   Beaver   Reefers   in   Navy  and Black���������lined and double-breasted���������at $2.50  ress  s  At Sale Prices. We will make a special reduction on Dress Goods throughout the Store.  Wc invite you to buy now while this Sale is on.  CLOTHING FOR  I  Ready-to-Wear Suits, Overcoats, Reefers,  15.00 Men's Suits for 10.00; $3.50 Boys' Suits  for $2.50. Come in and try one on. The  opportunity is yours for the next 10 days.  r*,i^i.irMr./r*rr,-rm ,i*u������ .i.tM^^rmirttr^.v im.mm* m.  Make prcpartions now for thc cold weather  and buy your blankets and comforters at reasonable prices. Wc have a nice stock in this line  ���������Come in and look them over���������no trouble to  show you our goods.  Orders by IVSail  Parties in outside points in writing give  full particulars of goods required. If .-not satisfactory when shipped to your destination, please  return same at our expense.  *tytytytytytytytytytytytyty^i*tytytytytytytyty  Ttic Nordlicimor  Frr^-r%-^y-.--jTrvt^.-rrM.^i~t..-u^.-j,.T^7i^.^-ri  Is recognized to-day  artistic piano.    The  strictly  first-class,  of the  Nordheimer  as  a  tone  Piano has always been distinguished for its  grand volume, delightful singing and sympathetic quality, great carrying power, brilliancy  purity and wonderful durability.  By our system of payments ever)'- family  in moderate circumstances can own a Nordheimer Piano.   Old" pianos taken iu exchange.  REVELSTGiCE   INSURANCE  REAL ESTATE  LOANS  ty tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty*^  Cabinet Maltine**  Upholotoringr  CHRISTMAS  Picturo Framing  FIVE DOZEN OPENED TO-DAY.  These Waists are a lot comprising Traveler's Samples, bouglu-at a Discount���������110 two  alike���������olTennjf them at tiie'miinufaelurer's  price.    Au opportunity of a lifetime.  FIVE DOZEN OPENED TO-DAY  These Waists are a lot comprising- Traveler'*- Samples, bought at a Discount���������110 two  ���������waists alike���������olTeiintf tliem at manufacturer's prices.    An oppoi lunily of a lifetime.  ���������$L*%M-  **************************  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  *# Cfreat  Convenience  Around a house is to have a  place to keep books. You  can sjei tho.-e sectional hook  ca-=es at lhe Canada Drujr >t  , Book Co.'.s Store. They keep  all iho .sizes. You buy the  top and the base ami as many  intermediate sections as you  wish���������ihey fit anywhere.  Call and see them or write  CANADA DRUC ������ BOOK CO., Ltd  it   smoker    wants  Fancy  Goods, at  LOCALISMS  ���������Good Goods al 1'rown's..  ���������Head Brown's advettisi'ii'.unt.  Quadrille Club Dance. Opera House,  Tuesday next. Dec. 13th.  ���������ROOMS TO RENT���������Three rooms.to  rent, apply to R. Tapping.  ��������� Xmas Cakes made, decorated, baked  ot otherwise Co suit at Hobson & Dell's  ���������See ouradvt. on this pas?<\ John E.  "Wood, The People's Furnitute  Hon*.  ���������Be sure and read C. B. Iiu me & Co's.  lone list of Xinas .Presents on first-  page.  ��������� Burnt leather novelties are the least  perishable goods for mailing. Sold at  Bews' Drug Store.  ���������Apple.-', ..oranges,  green  grape-Om-  nan.'fs,  ic-nirinVr^emnW&Fn^^  Hume & Co's.  ���������Hobson and Bell have* on exhibition  some of J. Waters' handiwork and  cake decorations, call and examine.  DiplUhciia is epidemic in Spokane,  and typhoid fever is causing uiie-u-i-  lie-ss among the citizens of   Winnipeg.  ���������Already Howson's Xmas Furnittin*  trade has commenced. W'e mark the  articles houirlit until Xmas Fve.  Come and select. ..  Miss Burrett. of Vancouver, arrived  in the city last week nod bn- arcpled  ���������1 position in the ofllce'of Mr. .1 XL  Scott.  St. Andrew's Sunday School will  hold their Christinas Tree and entir-  tiinment. on Thursday evening the  29th insl., in the church.  ,���������Flowei-s and Vegetables all winter,  carnations, chrysanthemums, lettuce,  and watercress'. Floral designs a  specialty���������J. Maley, Florist.  Mr. Claik returned from Phoenix  on Saturday, where he was visiting  at the ' bedside of his son. who was  injured in that town while coasting a  couple of weeks ago.  ���������200 boxes Jap oranges will bo in the  fii-st of the week. Save your orders  for us. These oranges are oil- tlie  second lwat and will he sweet, C. B.  Hume fc Co.  The Watson Stock Co. will give a  matinee on Satimlay presenting that  laughable comedy "My Aunt from  Brazil." Tlie company close their  engagement here Saturday evening  ���������withIt prettv society drama entitled  "The Butterflies."  The election for the rjuarterly- board  of the Methodist church took place  last evening, as follows: C. B. Hume,  record steward: C. F. Lindmark, K.  Howson, A. E. Clark II. Gohlc, XV.  "Bews and Mrs. Dent.  ���������Iiverything  Brown's.  ��������� Iluad quarters for  Bows' Drug Store.  ���������--Mure glassware and china, call and  seo them, C. B. Hume. & Co.  Smoke Srown's " Union "  Cigar.  Gen. S. "McC'.'ii'Ler, attended a������ilting  of the County Court at Golden on  Friday and Saturday.  ��������� A Box of Cigars makes n good  Xmas presenl. Brown has llio mot  complete stock.  - -Material for I)ui;hcs=. Arabian, Bat-  tenbury and Point Lace, at 31 rs.  j Soaks. Cowan block.  ���������If you want fresh fruit for your  Christmas cuke and pudding. Call on  us, wo havo them,   C B.  Ilumu I**-" Co.  - O*.'orhoard on the corner.���������"Where  did you get thoso Boar Brand egg*-'*1''  '���������At Jlobson it Bell's, they are equal  to fresh, and no one eUe has them."'  ��������� Furnished H00111 to I-i en I,  Lho Hi'i.AU- ollice.  Apply at  ���������" Tho Prospect or."  Ralph  Connor':  new hook, at Bews' Drug Store.  Smoke Brown's  Vuelta " Cigar.  " Etfarca  The next promenade, concert under  the auspices of the Ladies Hospital  Guild takes place in the Opera House  on Wednesday. Dec. 21***t.  Tl'.e drawing for the RevcLtoke  Chili billiard handicap tournament  will he .published in the next issue of  the Heuald.  ���������Our odd pieces of furniture aie already being picked out for (,'hri**.: 111.1*5  presents. Have vou made your choice  yet? if not come along as soon as possible while the selection is lai'in'���������.John  li. Wood, The Big Furniture Store.  Mr. I'M. Dupont was able te leave  the hospital on Monday fully terovei-  ed after a couple of weeks' il.ne-:-  iluouali an  operation   which wn--1:.*-  ���������Beautiful .Perfume Atomizers, jusl  opened up at Bew's Drug Store.  ��������� llowson's Furniture Slote is lhe  place to select Ohri-tnias Gifts.  ���������A fresh and complete line of holiday  fruits arriving daily atHobson fc Bell's  Mv. S. Crowle left, this morning on  a, short visit lo Xakii**-p and points  south.  Don't miss attending the grand  children's cantata, Dec. 20th. Opera  House.  ���������Try a loaf of nur Home Made. Vienna, Cream or Giahame Bread al JT  for ><1, Hobson and Bell.  Sixteen iritis appear iu the flas drill  on Dec. 'JOth. in the Opera llou-*e.  Prettio-jl event of the season.  ���������Whit about yonr Christm-is fable  decoration-*, call at Hol-**on it Bell's  and make a s.eiec;icr>.  --Xew designs for Cu**hion Tup*.  Tinted Centrepiece*--, laige CiI.pi- designs. 31 r-. Bo.ik. iu the Cowan liloc;..  "The Lady of Lyon*-'" has been  -electee! as thi- next production of the  Aniatr-m* Dramatic SoHety. ft will  be put on some lime in January.  The suljourned meeting of the Couit  of Revi.-ion   will   lie  held in the Court.  j Hon.-.- on Mui-di],*-  next, beforo 3ft. C  i 31. Fi.-M. .Iiuiv"- of   l'ho Court of Hevi-  j.-ion   and   Appeal   for the Revel-stoke  cessfnlly pel formed "by Di -". I 1 os*  anil Sutherland. Mr. Dupont *_,i*,i***  great credit to the hospital si a IT and  i lie doctors' kindness and attention lo  the sick und"r their cm*.-md ay*-  I here, is no hei Ier hopiial a ir.ii-Yemenis nor ellicii'iit and cipablt: at.ilt'  in the large   cities of   the <a-.t or we-1.  Xmas  Confectionery  Cadbury's Chocolates in Fancy  Boxes, including Baskets, Tea  Coseys, Glove. Boxes, Etc., from  25c.  sip.  Xmas Cigars  Wc have all the leading- brands  in bores of 10 to 100, suitable for  Xmas Presents al manufacturer's  prices.  Christmas is drawing protty close. As usual you will be  thinking what you are going to buy for a present. Many people spend  their money in frivolous 1 lungs that aro absolutely no good. You had  far belter put your hard earned dollars into something that will last  and at the. same time mako your homo more comfortable and be of  service to you. AVe would suggest, that you buy a good sensible piece  of liWnilure. Wo might mention here some of the things we liave  got that would bo suitable for a present. We' have Morris Chairs,  Easy Chairs, Arm Chairs, Fancy Upholstered Chairs, Odd Chairs,  Combination Secretaries, Ladies' Secretaries, Watnols, .Music Racks,  Music Cabinets, Centro Tables, Rockers, Couches, Ladies' Dressing  Tables, Children's Kindergarten Sots, China Cabinets, Bullets, Sideboard, Jardiniere Stands, Bed Lounges, and dozens of other things too  numerous to mention. Come along and select ont (he piece you would  like; we will reserve it for you. A MERRY XMAS TO YOU ALL  when it eomes.  A complete line of Cigar Cases, Tobacco Pouches, Etc.  Jobacconists  I  Confectioners  GOOD   GOODS  with  the  world and square with the  Lord.���������Cranbrook Herald.  ���������Have you   tried  Lake of lho Woods  tine flour, Hobson  it Bell, solo agents.  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Cigar.  Thos. Tapping  Kingston. Ont..  ffobert Tapping*  '���������'Oc d   work   in  county councillor of  and a brother of 31r.  of this city, is doing  the   interest of good  Right tn tiie Minute  0?i  KOUDAY  PREPARATIONS  -������������������-<���������>'*-���������������--*���������<-'-������������������-'> ���������������������������������������������������-������-*-<������������-������������������������*  * ���������*>  ���������  ���������  *>  ���������  t  ���������  You early Xmas shoppers  who behove in getting the pick  of everything and not waiting  until everybody is rushed���������we  have many things to interest  you.  First of nil, remember that  we havo mado bigger preparations for the holidays than ever  before���������and lots of the choicest  things are. hero now.  ews, phm.3-  Druggist and Stationer  Next Htum: Illock.  Mail Ordcra Receive  Prompt Attention.  4������.4r *>*>*> *>*>*> ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  3les-is. Cur'dintr nml Orchid have:  fo**;nt-il , prtrtii.'i-.-hip in the i'"*i! !  j estate am! in-'.irane" Im-ines*'. To this  I they have added ailistif ,id ver I i*-ing  I,mil 110 dculil they w ill iuiTeii-" I in*  1 inicre-t In legitimate ad vol lining  j auiwiiu- tl.e Ijii-.hu���������������-! men.  At, a meeting of (h.* Methodist  Churehtiint.ee hoard held last nighi.  filial nrran-'foiiieiiis were insula for I he  purchase of Lots II, 12, J-' and 11. i-i  I'lock,'*, corner of Second Street and  Campbell .".veiine, on the opposite  corner to the old t'nion Hotel sil<���������.  Steps, will lin taken in tlie i-ariy --pi/nig  to e'roct a building on this site.  The Ladies Cuild have lixeil lhe date  of tin; annual hospital ball for Thursday, January Ifltli. Tickets will be  the same a.s last year, ladies .���������*>!, gentlemen $2. Tbe ladies intend to make  this annual event a bigger success j  than ever. 31 rs. if. M. Scott was*,  elected seorolary-treasuver of the ball  committee.  The. rumor in circulation to the  effect that the C. P. R, contemplate  moving their car shops from Vancouver to Rovelstoke. has no foundation io fact. That tho C. P. R. intend  to improve tho shops here, in��������� tho  near future, there is no doubt, but to  what extent it is not known yet.  Thc man who goes to church should  pay for reserved seat. Theoretically salvation is free, yet the preacher gets as  hungry as the doctor or the lawyer,  and church buildings are not built by  magic, Imt call for the hard cash. A  lot of people snoak into a chinch and  sneak mil. again, and in their own  little dried up hearts, feel thankful  that tho collection plato was not  passed. And a. lot of these people  think that thoy are good christians  and are on the straight road to eternal bliss. They will get fooled. If  you go to church, pay your way. In  that way you can be stpiaro wifh yourself, siju'ate   with   the church, square  lioverument in West Hastings, where  he expired al the trial tho working of  the bogus ballot boxes in tho poll of  which he was the Conservative scru-  ! ineer.  The annual missionary services in  the Methodist Church last Sunday  and which wore concluded on Monday  evening were very successful. Large  cmgi egat ions weie piesent and were  much plc.i.-ed and profited by the  '-ei mon and addivMses of Or. 0*,|cr-  firmn- -The-otferrng^to-missions-wil.-  tolal about -tt-.-A'l.  The service in the .Methodist Church  on Sunday evening will be under Ihe  auspice.*, of the Kpwoi-lh League. The  p.i-i|or will preach a -el 11:011 to young  men. Special mii-ic will he provided  by Ihe choir, and at the close there  will be a short song service. -Strangers in the cily are cordially invited  to the service.  K.  of P. Officers;  At a meeting of the Knights of  Pythias, on Wednesday evening, the  following ollieers were elected for thc  ensuing term, begining Jan. 1st,   1005.  C. C.���������if. Ji. Scott.  O. 0.��������� E. XV. B. Paget.  Prelate���������J. Mathie.  AT. of AV'.���������P. Ainsley.  Iv. of R. and S.���������S. McDonald.  M. of F���������I-I. A. Brown." =  3r. of Ex.���������E. G. Burridgc.  3L at A.��������� W. A. Foote.  T. G.���������J. XV. McDonald.  O. G.���������0. H. Brock.  Prom tho enthusiasm  look forward to a bright  Gold Range Lodge'  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  THE PEOPLE'S  FURNITURE STORE  I Novelties for  shown  future  Kmi*p'  S.ie^fi.  flviatioi  R. B. P.  The regular meeting of Kootenav  Star Royal I "lack Precept ory, .No. (il(i,  was held on Tuesday, December filh,  whon the following oflicors were  elect ed_aiKl.ii]stalled_l'or__the_ensuing  year:  Sir ICI. Joseph Achcson.  XV. P.  Sir Kt. Thomas Lawrence, I). P.  Sir Kt. William Hauling, Chap.  Sir Kt. R. J. Taggart,   Reg.  Sir Kt. J. H. Armstrong, Treas.  Sir JCts. lt. S. Wilson, 1st Lecturer,  J. 11. Sa.shaw 2nd.  Sir ICts. Hev. W. C. Calder, Ist Censor, .1. Shaw 2nd.  Sir ICts. Thos. Gillespie and Win.  Mnntnilh, Standard Bearers.  Sir Kt. il. II. Sashaw, Pur.  Committee:���������Sir Kts. O. Johnson,  G. R. Miller, A. Johnson, J. Callan,  W. It. Hi'iiorv, Chas. Deutchman and  J. E. 3lelnl.yi'o.  SHIRTS  New lines in Soft ancl Starched Fronts, just the  identical shapes dressy men are after���������any size and  any price.    Come in and look them over.  NECKWEAR  Individuality in Patterns,  New and Exclusive Designs  for Christmas Trade.  Your Entire Purchases in  Men's Furnishings  Can be made from us to advantage.     The Range we  show is adapted to every class of trade.  Hosiery and Underwear  "Our"Range���������is-unusually���������large-, and-embraces "many  New Lines of Special Value which are sure to interest  you at this season of thc year.  ���������,-t ���������*>���������-  I.v  cxie-nled   lo   everyone  to call and see the 'display  to  of  AT THE  Red Cross Drug Store  Toilet: Articles,'-'-Toilet .Sets,  Shaving Sets, .Manicure finis,  Travelling    Cases,     Perfumes,  &c,    &c.  &c.  &  c.,  Cadbury's,   Webb's  and  ncy's Confectionery.  Sic.  l.ow-  C&as. J. Quinan, Mgr  KKD CROSS ORUGLTOK1'.  Wrestling Match.  Yesterday   the   HrciiAr.o received a  : message from Dan S. McLeod. of Sew  j Westminster,   challenging   ,1. D. iWe-  1 Lftruian, of   this city, to  a   wrestling  J match.     Mr. AlcLeod  oilers to throw  Mr. McLennan four times in one hour  of   actual   wrestling,    McLennan has  accepted  the challenge  and   the eon-  test   will   take   place   in   the   Opera  House here on the evening of December 22rid.  Dan S. McLeod was for years the  champion wrestler of the world and  Mr. McLennan holds the amateur  eh/imp'onship of IS. O. and the Maritime provinces. An interesting contest is assured. Full particulars will  be announced later.  I J. Q. Macdonald \  $ Successor to Macdonald & Monteith t  . UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIERS AND FURNISHERS '  ty FIT-REI'dRM CLOTH INC.. WARDROBE,-FIRST STREET      .:" .*  tyty ^^^^������^^^^^^������t������ $ tyty ty tyi  November  School  Attendance.  N'O. OX  I'KIl  'EVKKT  rtor.r,  CENT  SISSSION  High School  ���������23  03,17  1%  Division I.  :u  .97.03 ���������  2.i  Division 1 L  ��������� m  m.u  n  Division III.  ���������13  00. tw ������������������  2d  Division IV.  :j9  "1)3.05  yjH  Division ��������� V.  ���������   *I3  '01.03  IS  Division VI.  ol  01.21  20  Division VII.  04  01.21  20  Total  333  02.00       170  Corporation of the City  of Revelstoke  VOTERS'    LIST,   1905  'Did iolhyvi'mii mo nn.ilitk-d to lie* cjitutud mi Uio  V"Lmh' Lim forUiuuluLLHiii  nf M:i\������i  .uni AMci-  TIHMI.  Am> nial-f 01 rcin-ilu. lxjiii'^ a llillisli  subject,  nf I  tin' 'fill .i^eof 21 \i\uh aii'l u lin is ������������������  l.���������TlitfuwHci uf teal csi.itu iii the (Jit\ nf lho  as<���������.���������.������������������-<������������������;cd v.iIiil* of nut Je.-*-j lli-in onu Inindivd  ������|nll'*r-������.  i������ ���������Iho r^sMfiil .iiithoii/.y-l vein vntaLhc nf ;������i  ill' 1.rpor.itcil Cnjnj- mj, uhich is Lhc "���������.*"-l,*--ui1  ov tn r <if ltmt<> >>r m-proiLMiit;:)! > in Lho uiiiji-ci-  ]wl:i>.  .*!.--The holder of n trado licence, the annual fee.  of whicli isnot less th;tn ���������S.VJi).      -  4.���������A honseJinMer (i>;iyiii^ a y������urly rental of not  les.i than ?60.U*i> wiio lias paid all municipal rates,  tuxes, etc., (which are not tdiaiigeable on land).  Hon.st:holders and trai'e Hi-cnce holders, before  beina idacedon the Vnter-i' I*i������t. must, duriiig the  month of-Deceuib-ur, make and deliver t-o the City  Clerk the necessary statutory declaration, forms  of which can be obtained at the City liall. -  Resident property owners 'having property in  moro tlian one ward must be placed ou the list in  the Want in which they reside.  >'on*resident property owners having  property  [11 more than one Waul must be placed on the lint  inthe W.inl in which they have the kicbeat  Ks-.i"f(-niunt. ������  The ln>it \\ ill close January 5th, 1005.  H. FLOYD,  ii .        o   ,r.���������. CITY CLERK.  IV-ccmhci, 8, 1004.  Coal!  Is unsurpassed for all domestic purposes. It is clean,  burns to ix tine ash, no waste.  You can use it in your wood  burner: cook stove with satisfaction. It is much cheapec  thaii wood. Try a. ton and be  convinced. PRICES ON APPLICATION.  J. C. Hutchison,   -   Agent  nfK--.f* f~���������  mM*&rZ^'fW*X)rrli&^^


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