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 .AJNT-D  RAILWAY    MBN'S   JOURNAL.  ��������� "->.���������.  JAM 9 _ 1S05  Vol    XVI: NO.  1  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  JANUARY 5, 190S  ~u?<  $2 OO aCY^rt-jin^^Vanee  Department Store.  Here are a few lines we-are clearing out at Reduced  Prices. If you have any ure for them they certainly are  worth your while to investigate.  JAPANESE ARMY ENTERED  PORT ARTHUR TUESDAY  SUCCESSFUL  BALL  's iddirls' Skills  '"'/This is a Mixed Lot.      They  are  well worth looking at.    If you need one  ������^i.,c-   *  - -_.--'    V,, ' .-���������      :������~? "������=*'*  *iiKihe^next-six months we-willgive you   _-. :���������  pne7third-off the.regular price. %?  OneTWrdiOR for (asfi  Here is a line of Children's Dresses  made to fit girls from 6 to io years, lined  all through and nicely trimmed. We  sold them at $4.50 up till now. You  can buy them at the low figurc-of $2.50  Ladies' Fasftion*i Winter Coats"  Wc have a few Ladies' Coats in Black and Dark Grey,  Sizes 36,.38 and 40. " While they last wc will   sell  \~    $j5 Coats for $10.  $10 Coats for $7.50  Our collection  of Staple 4';������;-?\ ^-^.  and Fancy Groceries   can- ^   iJ^^^J  not    be surpassed  tn    the  Province.    The continuous  selling we have here insures ' ';# ''t^i>Jj  everything being fresh.    If    1' ��������� 'mid    'M  ,'    P J       i  ������?������  you are not one of our cus  tbmers for Groceries   send  us word and wc will call.  r  (. B. Hit & (0, limi  Compact of Surrender Signed  Monday Night.  Tokyo, Jan. 3.���������Tuesday Morning.���������The Russian.and Japanese  commissioners appointed to arrange the terms of the capitulation of the Russian forces at Port Arthur signed the compact of surrender at S:45 o'clock last night.. The Japanese  army-will enter the city today-  Tokyo, J.'iu. 2.���������The text ot Gen.  Nogi's telegram announcing lhe capitulation of the Russian forces at Port  Arllmr is tis follows:  "The.plenipotentiaries of both parties concluded their negotiations today  at *1.30 o'clock. ..The Russian commissioner accepted on the whole the conditions stipulated by us aud consented  to capitulate. The document litis been  prepared and signatures, ave now  being affixed. Simultaneously with  tlie conclusion of the negotiations;,  both armies suspended hostilities. It  is ex /ected that the Japanese army  will enter the city of Port Arthur tomorrow."  Port Arthur, whose hills for months  have run red with the blood of the  bravest of two warlike nations, has at  last succumbed to the fierce tenacity  of the Japanese altack. Gen. Stoessef,  most stubborn in cairyiug out the will  of his sovereign, has seen the advance  of the besieging army gain in momentum and energy until to hold out any  longer would have heen a crime  against humanity. The conditions of  the surrender are not yet Known, but  in all quarters it is anticipated that,  they aie such as an honorable "soldier  may accept from a brave and victorious enemy.  At 9.45- nVIn/il* ir������nJcvj���������mglii���������"tile  commissioners completed the signing  of the capitulation agreement.. Both  armies had suspended, hostilities five  hours earlier. The city of "Port Arthur  wa.s occupied by the Japanese army  Thesday.    - ,,  --The authorities at,Sl. Petersburg, in  the absence of direct official news  froin'Gen*" Stoessel'that Port A.rthur  has surrendered, have not allowed the  news to become public. Emperor  Nicholas is in the south of. Russia and  his ministci'sare for the time being in  the dark as to what "dispatches have  been sent to him from the front.  TOKYO. SCENE OE JOX.   "Tokyo is tlie "scene of rejoicing,  people of all ranks finding in the outcome compensation for all the sacrifice  of life tind money that was entailed in  the ten months' siege.  .  To wliat extent the fall of Port Arthur will make for a lesloration of  peace is an open question. Tliere is an  encouraging note in the expression of  Baron Ilayashi, Japanese Minister to  London, of the "hope that in some  way il will facilitate final peace,"  though the pacific note is perhaps lost  in the later.-'words of the minister,  whicli call attention to the' fact that  the besieging army will now be free to  go noith. where it will be an offset to  the reinforcements Gen. Kuropatkin  has been receiving from Russia since  the battle of Shakhe. The* spirit of  the Russians may be judged by the  statement of the secretary of the embassy in London Uiat_ the campaign  will be renewed" with-fresli-vigor" in  the spring, and that the nation will  not lie content to permit Port Arthur  to remain iii the hands of Japanese.  Both in Paris and" in London the  opinion is that tho squadron under  Vice Admiral Rojestvensky which  stalled from Libau for the far East  three months ago will-have to retrace  its way home, as adherence to the  original plans would -invite disaster  without probability of effecting a  juncture with the warships at present  in the harbor of Vladivostock.      .  That Japan may uol'- be permitted  to retaiu possession of Port Arthur  without dispute is shown in the fact  that Paris newspapers aro already reviving the claim made in 1001 that the  holding of that position commanding  the Kasleru seas by - the Japanese  would be a menace to the European  powers.  Theie is an expectation.in diplomatic circles in St. Petersburg that some  of thc poweis may mako a tender of  friendly oflices, and'the intimation is  conveyed that the. United States may  take the initiative'. ' Should that be  thc case it could only be on assurance  fiom both the warring 'powers' that  the tender would be received by them  in good part.  Russian officers who have reached  Chefoo relate that the Port Arthur  garrison was completely worn out by  five days of continuous fighting, that  the food was almost, exhausted and  thiit the limit of resistance had-been  reached when Gen. Stoessel made his  oiler of capitulation.       ".   _    i- - tatert** ~~~~  -The text of the'articles of capitulation of Port .Arthur gmrison. jsigned  by lhe commissioners -representing  General Stoessel mill General Nogi,  have been made public:   >  All Russian soldi^-s arid marines and  civilian officers of ill*'- %-Vi.-isoii and  harbor are made prisoners: all forts,  batteries, vessels, munitions, etc.,,are  transferred lo the Japanese .in the  condnion in which they existed at  noon of January 3, violation of this  clause lo operate as an aiinullment of  the negotiations, giving tlys Japanese  army warrant to take free action.  - -The. Russian military and naval  authorities'arerta fmnisli to the Jap-"  anese army an exhibit of fortifications,  underground and submarine mines, a,  list of military ofificeis, of ships and  the numbers of their crews* and of  civiliarisof both sexes, with their race  and occupations, and all public property, munitions of wai*, etc.,* to be left  in possession pending arrangements  for their transfer.  Officers of the army and. navy are  pei milted lo retain their swords and  such of their-personal property as is  directly necessary for the maintenance  of life, and- with one servant' each  may, upon signing their parole, not to  take aims during the continuance of  the war, return to Russia.  Non-commissioned officers and privates will.be held as prisoners. ��������� For  the benefit of the sick and wounded  Russians the sanitary corps-and the  accountants belonging lo the Russian  army and navy-will���������be-required���������to  servo under the Japanese sanitary  corps and accountants for such period  of time as ni'iiy be deemed necc3.sa.ry.  Given   By Fraternal  Order  of  Eagles Monday Night.  The Second Annual Ball given under  the auspices of the Fraternal Order of  Eagles on Monday was a success in  every way, a good number being  present and everyone having a most  thorough evening's enjoyment. The  opera house "looked" the best yet,  being beautifully and appropriately  decorated with motlos, bunting and  evergreens, and reflects great, credit  on the committee in charge. The  music supplied by the Revelstoke brius  band was all that could lie desired, as  the late hour to which dancing was  continued testified. Mr. Shearer also  contributed several excellent extras  on the piano.  The supper room upstairs whore the  banquet wtis served by Mrs. McKit-  riek of the Palace restaurant in hor  usual excellent-style, was also tastefully decorated, the table decorations  being especially nice.  At the close of the. evening all present were unanimous in saying they  had spent the. most enjoyable dance of  the season.  The committee in charge of the ball  express themselves as perfectly, satisfied with the result,'-both from a social  and financial standpoint.   ���������   The "Canada Inter-Ocean."  Victoria, B. C. Jan. 3.���������The Hon.  O. H. 'Mackintosh, h'as'been here and  left today for Vancouver. In journalistic circles, it is said ho has accepted  tho position of managing director of a  new high-class weekly the Canada  Inter-Ocean, to be devoted to" the  advocacy of western interests and  an effort to arouse Eastern Canada as well as .���������'those...-'.beyond  the border to a sense of marvellous resources of Manitoba, the  Northwest and British Columbia. Tlie  " Canada Inter-Ocean " promises to be  an impoi ttiut addition to the Canadian pifh*=, paiticulaily as many  leading public men aro to contribute  to it. Offices will be established in  Toi onto, Winnipeg ancl Victoria.  Those who have* read the prospectus  speak" highly of the enterprise, both  on account of originality and literary  excellence.  No. i and 2 Fire Brigades.  Fire brigade No. 1 held their annual  general'meeting on evening, of January 2nd and elected the following officers for 1005:���������  Chief���������Chas. Abrahamson.  Assistant chief���������J. A. Stone.  Sec'y-Treas.���������Chas. M. Field.  Engineer of Chemical���������R, Green.  Captain of Hose���������S. Needham.  :  Captain of Hook and Ladder���������J.  Jamieson. ���������"-....--  The annual general meeting of No.  2 Fire.Brigade was held in the.fire hall  Monday evening-when officers were  re-elected for another year as follows:  Chief���������XX7. A. Foote.  Assistant Chief���������F. Sousie^  Sec'y-Treas.���������-C. R. MacDonald.  :Captain Hose��������� J;" A.'Dallas.   '  Captain Hook and Ladder���������G. A.  Knapp.  Lady of Lyons.  The Amateur Dramatic Club are  carrying, out arrangements for the  production of "The Lady of Lyons,"  which will be produced at the opera  house about tlie end of the month.  The cast hasrheeu drawn, the members  are studying their parts and rehearsals  are taking place'regularly. The. treat  of the season is promised and there is  no doubt but the club will receive a  'bumper house.  Quilt Raffled.  Tuesday afternoon the Ladies' Auxiliary of the B. of R. T. raffled the silk  quilt that has been on exhibition in  Messrs. C. B. Hume & Company's  window. The raffle took place in  Selkirk hall, the little Misses Urquhart  and Porter doing tlic drawing. Miss  Porter drew the high number 100.  After looking over thu list of names it  wns found that Mr. Casily of Golden  held this number. -The ladies wero  very successful with tlieir sale of  tickets. They were circulated from  Field to Kamloops.  Looking For Poles, a _  ��������� Several millions of poles suitable for  telephone purposes will he required by  the Canadian telephone trust that is  being, or has been, formed. The pro  posal is to extend the rural telephones  on a vast scale throughout the Northwest Territories. "The poles, it is expected, will come mainlv from thia  province.���������Colonist.  Department Store  Drawing For Guitar.  The drawing for the prizes at the  Red Cross Drug Store took place Satin-day night before Messrs. W.M. Lawrence, M. J. O'Brien and Dr. McLean.  Ticket No. 35S���������holder not yet known  ���������won the guitar, and ticket No. 421,  held by Jack Wharton, won the pair  | of vase*.  Shipping Rich Ore.  Ore shipping from the Beatrice  mine began in earnest this week. The  ore is brought to Camborne in raw  hides, each hide holding about a ton.  The ore is being stored in the old  Beatrice cabin at the back of Granville avenue. The trail from the Beatrice is in thc pink of condition and ore  is transported with comparative ease,  being somewhat different to the con-  Iditions wliich prevailed four years  ago when ore was last shipped from  the Beatrice. It is altogether likely  the hauling of the ore to deep water  at Beaton will shortly commenco.  Work at the mine is progressing satisfactorily.���������Camborne Miner,  Grand Temple K." of P.������������������  The Grand Temple of the Rathbone  Sisters will be organized here on the  12th and 13th insts. The evening of  the 12th will be devoted lo the reception of iill-ICnights^iind* their ladies.  Delegates npnointed-by the Temple lo  represent lhem at. the grand lodge are  Sister Brown, M.'E.' Gi,-Sister -Van  Home, M. of R. 0., iind Sister Agnew,  P. C. All' Knights ��������� and , ladies  are specially requested to attend*a re-  ception.to be given to the Supreme  Chief and delegates to the Grand  Lodge of Rathbone Sisters on Thursday evening, 12th January iit 8 p. in.   . _ _K Brown, M. E. C.  K of P ~~  Installation of officers of Chrystnl  Temple, No. 3, Rathbone Sisters, took  place last evening in the lodge  room.  Mrs. II. A. Brown. M. E. C; Mrs.  Agnew, P. C; iMis. Cook, G, S.; Airs.  Air.-lie. E. it.; Mis. V.,n Home, M. of  R. C; Mis. Benneit, M. of F.: Mrs.  Some*., M. T.; Mrs. Goidon, P. of T.;  Alls. O'Brien. O. Cr. of T.  The evening ended with music and  refi'e.shmenls.  jBOURNE BROS  AVE BEG "TO ��������� THANK OUR MANY CUSTOMERS AND FRIENDS FOR THEIR LIBERAL  PATRONAGE DURING THE PAST YEAR AND  EXTEND TO ONE AND ALL A HAPPY AND  PROSPEROUS   NEW  YEAR.  ackenzie Ave.  THE LEADING STORE  Our Stock is the  Largest, Cfie-apest, and tne Best Selected  For Fall Purchasers  DRESS   GOODS  Here we have taken particular pains to be next to tbe London  and Paris fashions and can show you Goods which Dame Fashion  says are right. _  LADY'S   CLOTH  In the Leading Colors���������Green. Brown, Blue, Red and Black,  with Lighter and Darker Shades for Strapping, willbefoundamong  the most Fashionable Dresses thisfall.  L .__ -_   " TWEED   SUITINGS ���������" "  We have some Trade Winnersin all Dark and Lighter Shades  of Imported Scotch Tweeds at very low Prices. Drop us a note  and wo will be pleased to send samples.  ,   FOR   EVENING,, WEAR    -,'    , ,  ���������* Among the Leading" Shades shown this Season in .Voiles; Silk  * Wraps, "Eolienne.and Crepe de Chene of which* we'.have a nice range*  to choose from.   *'   "���������   ' " ' '    -'*  DRESS   TRIMMINGS  In this Line we have everything to be found in the Very Latest"  Fashions.  MEN'S   WEAR   DEPARTMENT  XVo have just taken into Stock ii'Ncw Supply of Clothing, Hats ,  iind Caps, Sweaters, Shirts, Ties, Underwear and Boots iind 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 about our New Stock. \   ;  DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT NOW IN FULL SWINC FOR FALL";ORDERS '  ti  m  ihe Siiver Dollar.  The installation of the sawmill tit  the Silver Dollar is in progress. Underground work is-forging ahead with  good results. A. Dubois, foreman,  xvas down this week looking for some  missiiig"parts of the sawmili7���������He-reports the property as looking good  and to be improving wilh every shift.  ���������Camborne M iner.  A Trip to the World's Fair.  There is a treat in store for all in  Revelstoke who have not been privileged lo visit the St. Louis Exposition.  Next Monday evening at S o'clock.  Principal Miller will givo an address  on the abnve subject, in the Methodist  church under the auspices of the Kp-  worth League. An excellent program of vocal iind instrumental music  is being arranged. A collection will  lie taken in aid of the League funds.  Special Council Meeting.  At a special meeiiting of the ' city  council held in the council chambers  last night tho agreements between the  city and the Athletic Association and  the   city  and   the  Turf   Club   were  signed.    ,  ���������   ��������� ^  Public Meeting,  A public meeting of the ratepayers  of the city will be held in the city hull  Friday evening at eight o'clock as  announced in the advertising columns.  An Old Timer Gone  The death occured.at the Jubilee  hospital. Victoria, at one o'clock Tuesday morning of Mr. James B. Colvin,  a resident of British Columbia for upwards of thirty years and for many  years proprietor of the Clyde shipyard  in that city. The grief of the late Mr.  Colviu's fa.nily and many friends is  especially poignant, since his release*  from life's cares and soitows was not  in the common course of nature, bub  tragic and terrible in the extreme.  Mr. Colvin wasj viotim of that most  horrible nnd little understood disease,  hydrophobia, caused by the bites of a  wolf at Whitehorse three months, or  so ago.  W. J. GEORGE, JES?*:  *       MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDJED TO.  ���������*!*������  ttl   *****  ������T������  ������*!*���������  *****   *****  *****   *****   m****   *****   *****  ���������'  l*V **\y TJ.1 l+l ���������+' l*\y ,+l lf** '4������!,+' '+J ,4������l*  .ty   ��������� ***** *****  ***** ^Pm m*F* A ****** *****  Card of Thanks  We beg to tender our best thanks to  all who have so generously patronised our store during this closing  year and to assure the public that  we shall spare no efforts during the  ensuing year to merit a continuance  of the same.  Respectfully Yours,  J. G. MACDONALD  m  GENT'S CLOTHIER.  ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tyty tyty tytyty ty ty ty ty tytytyty  -���������*sy-  i'f  ty  ��������� +  ��������� +  ty  ty  + *  -P  4"  tyty  *.*  i'f  i'f  i'f  ty  ,*5������������.'  !'^- fr  'o-t*9-**> ���������-*-���������-���������������������������-������������ as-a-t- 94* a4-a4-*-f-  ���������  ������*���������  o  -J*  ���������  The Mystery of  The Violin  4  e  o  .*<*��������� -t- ��������� -i> ��������� ������'������������������ -{> 0 *���������*>.���������������*������������������ O -#��������� O -r ���������-*������������������-*��������� *>  Who is it?    Let us hear his  "Yes!  name!"  "A���������,\ gout Ionian, sir," hesitate*!  the servant  on that .still, tragic woman's figure  framed in the balcony window. "In  the hall���������u Mr. Geoffrey Arnold. He  ns'*s you to Bed liim thi.s once���������for  five minutes in a lifetime, ho says.  He will never trouble you again. It's  life or death  to him, I was to say."  "Very clover; a dramatic touch!  Just request iho gentleman to stop  from my promises, say tliat Mr. lledo  Grafton declines to sec his nieco  Abac!,led for life to a fortune-hunter,  musical  genius or not,  and then "  "Xo! Uncle, you could not���������you  dare not send thoso words to him���������  no!"  "Statu! back, Annabel. We'll discuss that  afteiwards."  Old Rede Clrafton waved bis arm;  tho wild sob was lost, the Imploring  white face shrank back; the servant  ���������disappeared.������������������ In t'hat pause, till the  dull bang of n door below sounded,  it seemed that tlie .beat of a woman's heart could be hoard in the  silence. Tltcn, one hand groping out  as if ln a mist, she was moving towards the door.  "One moment!" A trifle unsteady,  still grim, tiie retired ironmaster's  voice came from the arm-chair in the  shadow. Something in it riveted her  attention, even at such a moment.  "Now! I promised that poor father  of yours 1  would  stand  square     be-  Now th'oy wero both blotted from his J eyes, and framed ln fair Kair.        The he. whispered.      "Er���������Just say     that  years seemed to roll back, and he j Uncle Grafton came, and mlght.pos-  was looking down at the littlo Anna- sibly be up this way again, but he  bel  his hand  had  drawn away   from -doesn't  want any  thanks.   Remember  life for ovei'l  ������ ������ * jt * ������  Soven years! For seven years thc  bitter, incredible blank in -his lifo  has lasted. It was a bent, stooping,  white-haired man who tore open tho  letters addressed -to Mj\ llede Grafton that morning. Slio liad written  once���������only onto! IIo had kept his  woid���������nover answered it.  Nerve shocks were rare in liis grim,  (jjuict existence, but two were waiting  him this morning. Tlio writing upon  one envelope caught his eyo and sot  his hand trembling strangely. Ho hes-  his fascinated glance "I>-J ilatod, half inclined to tear tho thing  a father's drwth-bod to his own quiet  mansion. This littlo duplicate was  full of combined fonr and wonder.  "I'm six next week," she breathed,  in awe, as ho closed tlio door and  grunted His way along to a kitchen.  that? Oh, and this is for little Annabel. Buy a patent lock and keep  out  burglars!     Good-bye."  He was gono, as fearsomoly as -he  had come; but she knew ho wns  real,  because a sovereign lay shining  Ho might hum out to be a burglar | jn th0 palm of her hand. And on  yet. "Mamma went out after break-j the table, there, under the cloth���������  fast.     Sh'o cried and kissed mo,    but;yes,     ho  wouldn't   mind    her having  >*^<������������<<���������������<^<<<4':g<<������<������<<'6ffr.  ���������tJfc  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  ���������4  into fragments; then ho obeyed tho  fascination. Yos; from���������from Annabel, who had onco breathed in this  very room.  "Dear Uncle���������if I may writo that  word! I had prayed that tho time  might nover come when I should need  to aa'< your help, but it is hero, and  foi- the soke of my dear husband I  risk your refusal. Wo have been  very happy, but Geoffory's health has  brought us to a momentary crisis.  Ho does not know I have written,  antl I daro not say moro tlian that  the loan���������not the gift���������at this moment of one Half tiie sii/n you once  offered me might mean more than  you may ever understand. Dare I  hoiie for a reply? If you cannot do  so much, it would be much to know  Ihat you had forgiven. Oh, aear  v-iule, every day I have longed to  write that life is too brief for bitterness!���������Your  Annabel."  Hc stared, tlie flinty lump forming  and crumbling in his throat; . then  ]*i/i'h'ed tho letter away���������it seemed  that lier clear, chining brown oyes  looked up from it into his.     No!  Hc took up his newspaper,' and almost tlic first words ho saw have the  name of that vcry man���������"GoofTory  Arnold." Shock number two. . Ho  read through tlie paragraph, and it  told him  that     GcolTory Arnold  Was  tween you and tho mistako   so many]one  oi  five amateur  violinists     who  had emerged successful from all preliminary tests ami entered upon the  final slago for Uio great DanesEiury  prize���������one thousand pounds and a.  professorship. Musicians from all  quarters of the world liad competed  and���������and this obscure Arnold follow  was ono of fivc left in  tBo struggle!  women make. Is this tho result of  all my efforts to that end? No,  stand still; all tho sobs in the world  cannot alter the fact that this man  is an adventurer, whoso ...dramatic  ways and violin-playing havo worked  osion you successfully. Horc is* your  golden chance-to pause and realize.  You cannot���������or you will not? You  intend to become this man's',plny-  tliing"for life?"  "His wife! I must; I liavo promised," the steady, far-away whisper  floated across. "I trust him; no woman could give a greater reason. One  day���������one day* he...will prove to you  tliat ho wns worthy nil th'e love and  comfort I* can give him nowl'"  "Very good; thnt should end it."  Ho rose sli'tlly. "Well, I need not  say a word ns to what I: meant to  do for you* that's past. I will write  yon a cheque for a Hundred, .uid you  can go and marry him when and how  you  choose."  flTo had 'sunk, baok into His armchair, eyes close*] aiid "lips set." ~i\  pause, and then two soft, trembling  arms came round his neck from behind nnd held him still, with a whisper t'hat he wa.s novor to forget.  "Good-iiiglit, denr undo���������and goodbye. No, I cannot tnko lhc cheque;  Geoffrey ami I do not ask it���������trust  that wc ."Kail never have to. You  need not fear so for your Annabel.  It mny bo a struggle for years yet,  but is not that the tlmo when be  needs most a wife's Help and comfort? And may you livo���������yes, may  you live to s-fa'are our happiness, and  to know that it is you, not Annabel,  who Ivas made the niis-ta" e!''-  ���������SJie kissed his forehead, smoothed  back tho tli in, grey liair, and seemed  to wait. Some Hint-like lump was  in his throat, but no word could  pass. And then the door had closed  and he was alone. Tlic last man  to own it, he could have said that  in t-Kat moment tlie sunlight seemed  io fade ou.t of his life and leave il in  eternal dusk.  It might hnvo been six weeks later  that Mr. Bede Grafton startled his  coadunan moro tlian ordinarily by  savagely directing him to drive to  nn obscure suburban street. It was  dark. At tho cornor Mr. Grafton  alighted. turnC'J up liis coat-collar,  muttered something, and moved  along the row of absurdly small  ^viUas.=^No.w^h<^_dr_oJv^a^s'iaj:pJit^iLtlii  I said I'd bo brave as anything and  mind tho house. Sho 'had to go. Oh,  yes, mamma cries a good deal lately  but sho doesn't lot him see, because  lie's miserable and can't sleep."  "ITumi-.'h! and why can't he .sloop?"  he nsked gruitlly, as he walked round;  "wliy.  I sny?"  "How do 1 know? Because h'o  can't piny his violin, I think. I heard  them talking, and his forehead went  down on this table with sucli a bang,  nnd ho snid it would kill Him if hc  couldn't play for his prize aflor all.  I don't know whore it is; I expect  the strings liave broken again. So  wretched when the strings break,  isn't it? I'm su.re, I don't think  there's anything to offer you���������unless  ���������unless you like to cut the cako that  mother put away. I'd tell hcr you  felt 'hungry, and made me have a bit.  Daddy? Oli, hc goes out overy morning, and comes homo late, and always says he's met someone and had  his dinner out. Mamma went because sh'o had this lettor. Daddy's  not to know, inind. The cake's in  that cupboard."  Mechanically, certainly not realizing  old Bodo Grafton took down the letter from behind a vase. Next moment he had sucked in 5iis lips sharply, as If to keep back a������word. Only  a fow linos,  but luminous ones.  'Dear Madam,���������I understand from  a friend that you arc anxious to obtain qccasional employment in fancy-  work. If you call Here to-morrow at  ten o'clock I can employ you for a  few hours. I pay fairly, but do hot  caro to bo disappointed."  And she 5iad gone; jt was to help  her GcolTory, who must not know.  Ho turned again to little Annabel.  Small as she was, it struck her th'at  ho had novor put his hand nicely on  a    littlo  girl's    head  before,   because  just ono peep. She looked, and  looked, and puzzled���������and tlien suddenly camo tlio quick rattle of a key  in th'e ' hall-door. Sho flew out,  screaming breathlessly.  About the  ....House  WITH  KGGS.  Frizzled Eggs.���������Put a piece of htit-  ter the size of a haze) nut in u teacup, witli a pinch of salt and a little popper.    Break in two oggs with-:  ���������Lookf Whv didn't you keop away? ollt stirring. Sot in n pan of boiling  ���������Ho might "havo come again! My w������������������-er to coo!:. When the whites are  uncle���������sucH n grand one! A sovereign set, servo immediately iu the cup  ���������and something on the table there���������, tho.V were cooked in.  it looks just like dnddv's violin ... I K8SS for Lunch.���������Boil tho eggs  Mamma, dear, don't cry! Ho didn't himr* **vl,on cold, tako olT thc shells  ->he onlv took one little thing olT the "'"' divide the eggs lengthwise in  mantel-shelf; I watched all thc time; halves. Take out the yolks, crumble  he nover touched the cake! Ought 1 .them in a bowl, adding salt, pepper,  to'have screamed out? . . . Mamma, j mustard, and a littlo melted butter,  what's tho mutter? Did lie steal dad- -When ��������������������� aro well mixed, fill up tho  dy's violin nnd bring it back? Can hollows of the whites with this niix-  tfafrd-t, go on playins now?    Will ho��������� jturo hnd  servo  will lie win the prize?" EKSS    f("'   bujspor.���������Talio a     little  The mother's whisper was lost. But 'nicely-flavored brown gravy, and put  io world  answered     littlo 'Annabel's * it into  a  shallow pie-dish which has  And  announced i'lc *-,{i 't w'th liis oyos Half shut, as  if unwillingly.  "Doesn't your father work? Wliero  docs he iro every day? Is he ��������� does  He still have theso pains'?"'..  "Oli, yes!" slie whispered, surprised  at liis ignorance. "And haven't you  heard? , Tho doctors snid he must  stop using his eyes as something'was  growing* over tliem. I'm sure of it,  because, you know, h'o often looks nt  mo and doesn't soo mo standing  there. .'One great, big doctor thought  he could do something if do-tl'dv, called  at his house, but he said two guineas  for a beginning; and daddy couldn't  pay "that���������not till ho wins the prize.  Oli,   ho does     want  Tho  crucial   hearing     was  for only ten days hence  yet  slie    was     wilting  in  suppressed  terror and agony to ask his financial  help?     No!   ��������� In   nny  case,   she     had  taken  lier   choice  of   two  men,     and  should consistently." abide by  it.  Mr. Grafton's servants reported  him ns pacing his room lialf that  Fame night. Twice his hand had gone  to his cheque-book, and twice was  stubbornly withdrawn. Ho had won,  but' the struggle was none llio 'loss  deep.. In crushing her he hail come  near crushing himself. How '.-dared  she write? What Wore the words, she  dared not put in the letter?  Tliree days of thc ten had ticked  D.y.'-'nnu:*oiu-.������ciio-o^vtto������-..������������.iir.������i- ... ���������    T    ,.  ,    T ,   ,, ,  that tho uncertainty was a little -<sn '��������� "��������� "mny? I. think���������I half, be-  more'thnn ho need bear. He would, lieve he goes out to try and find  go antf iust snatch a look, at the l^hieA uiends who II let him have  house, aiid possibly catch a glimpse-Isomc money. Unit lie d0esn t find  of     Annnhel,    to  sco     whelh'cr     tlio' them���������I   think  they  must  have  mov-  th'o  question one  woek later.  And a gruff old "burglar" saw  thc announcement in the papers. He  hadn't looked for it���������oli, no! it happened to catch' liis eye. "Tt's the  fiddle, not the man," he muttered, to  himself. -     -     - , ....-,  Anid that vers ovening h'e alighted .set. Have ready, one or two rounds  furtively nt the cornor of that same]of toast. Take tho eggs up careful-  obscure streot. Impossible to tell, Py with a slice, lay them on the  but it looked vory much as if the'toast, pour the gravy, over. all. and  success of His first felonious attempt servo hot,  liad stimulated him to ri* another.  ���������London Tit-Bits.  been woll buttered. Placo it in thc  oven, and let. it romhin until it boils,  than take it out and break into it as  many eggs as will lic side by side together. Sprinlklc seasoned bread,  crumbs over all, ami place the dish  again in the oven until tlio    eggs are  PARISH   OF   SEVEN FAMILIES.  id-y^t.ho  i.������.^>-t, ijt'.iyeda note, for over a week  man's selfishness was lulling lior; no- cd!  thing more. Hc put a chcqno for  just fifty pounds in his pocket, but  not to give hei���������or only upon such  conditions that her husband could  not benefit by it. Tliis time he took  a cab stealthily as,far as that street  corner, and then ulig-htcd���������precisely  as he had done onco-on a never-forgotten niglit seven years ago. "Eh,  what*���������only seven?  Tbere it was still,  bold and bricht '* Je  as  over���������"GcofTery     Arnold.'  verv words irritated  hinr���������of   course  "Humph! Tliat sort oi friend has  a knnck of molting away." old Beclc  Grafton drily commented. Lips  pursed, h'o looked round again. The  placo was neat, but its appointments  would not bear too much analysis.  Thon camo a question that staggered  himself. "What's ho like? I���������I'vo  never seen him yet!"  "No'icr  s.*:n  dn-rfdy!     Hero!"       Mm*  led   tlv  way  into  a   Parlor,  clutching  The j his   ha ml   confidently   now. "Thero  he  is    on   tho wall,     beside mamma.  daddy!     If  Four Made XTp  *-f the  Clergyman's  * Congregation.  Rov. A. C. H. Wilson, rector of  Morborne, England, an old-world  Huntingdonshire parish, has resigned  his living. One of t'ho reasons he  gives for taking this step is thc utter  desolation and loneliness of the place..  Thore are only seven families in the  parish, and the population* is decreasing ovory year. There is only  ono communicant, and through illness sho has not attended a communion service for six months. Almost  iuvaiiably tho morning congregation)  consists of the rector's daughter and.  servant, and a couple of boys. Sometimes tho collection in the afternoon,  whon there is a sermon, amounts to  3id, nnd occasionally the offertories  for the day realize a shilling. Out  of this tiio incumbent has to find  coal's and sixpence a week for cleaning. Attempts at S) -visitation;.- have  not met with encouragement from  the parishioners.  . In one ease a man shook his fist at  the. rector wlien "'visltcii>,-ti*ii-*ir.**rl<**'1^o������'������  who was from'Home when the clergyman called, wrote a letter threatening dire penalties if hc was ever insulted-.ntruin with solicitations lo go  to church. Another trouble is tlio  condition" of the little red brick cot-  tatrc, called the rectory,; which Mr.  Wilson says, is tumbling about his  cars, though ho has spent over 300  pounds on the old place. Mr. Wilson is nearly sixty-one years of ago,  nnd begins to foci th'c strain of his  labors. Ho has to take tho services,  read the -.lessons, preach, play the  harmonium,     nnd do all the singing.  Uti-rins; "tho      past, five      yoaro   he   lias  boon  instrumental'in raising no  less  a snim  thans 2.589  pounds     for     tho  I restoration of the church'.     ITo    him-  ,self  headed  the  list  wit'hta  donation  tier    name     was   Arnold     now!     Ho   Oh    you d   I *e  ^ '!a<i^;     7'     >������"  | of ,,000 pounds, and begged the . rc-  walkcd quicklv b.v, hesitated,     glared   ">������ld only slay a It-Uo ortdnw    h,������ ** .   *   *      . ������  at tho blinds,  Wight tho final bit of I Play his piece*!     rhe people clapped ,  a.fight, and turned in at tlie gate. He ihim and shout*!, and the newspapers  - ���������--    WOiild I said ho" would win* me prize.        ^*���������  Then  would   knock   just   once.     All     .-- ,  depend   upon  who  answered.     If  An-  we 11 all  hc so happy-<ind  then   you.  nabel,  he might hear hor story   and   can  c������������������s   to     tea  and   supper,   *oo  make her a proposal; if tho man,  he j Won't it bc nice?    But daddy had to  could    stride  away   in  contemptuous ; P*a.V such  silence.    Yes! \**d  doctors!;'  Hnt-a-tat!     For a n������inute   no tan-!    H* Klar-.-d ������nlo  tho clove;  gible sound.       Then,    a.s hc  brought .'sensitive    fare  himseli   to     stoop  ami  poor  through 1 this man who wns to win lho Bancs-  th'e letter-slit���������just tlie once���������ho    bo-!bury  prize.       Nearer and  nearer  came   aware    of a    queer    sensation j was    drawn;  down  hi.s  spine.       Kb,   what?  Some- j  thing wa.s bending nnd brenthing on ; again.  'i\iei^i\Wv^mdeyhh~m  be. staring  in->casket   at     th  1  '   '���������      In   it  ond  aught  his  lot   of   nwiney  for  debts  delicate.  of  Annabel's horo ���������  ? "Dane  h*  it  didn't  matter ��������� he  <*:ec  thc   insin's   features  at    sight     of    a   naiinj-plato    shining  lioldlv  in    th.j   lamplight.     "GeolTorv  brown oyos seemed  Arnold, 'IVaclK-r of Violin. Terms low, to    his���������lie could   be  almost   positive ; shell.  nnd  tuition thorough."     Mad fool!      of   a glazed,    scared   expression      in; board  Thero       was      firelight       ilickc-ring j thenr  through'     the     front-room     Venetim  should   novo:  gain.  lxh;?ii���������then hls-cve. ftjljupcin.  little  bock   of   the   rnnnTT*l~  Jay  a  slip  of  thin  enrd-  n    word     upon    it had  tteution  as  ln*ing     loin-  blinds-. Old Grafton bent aisf peorwl  ulino't liko a prospective criminal,  *pe*>re������f  lentil  lie  mado  out   tho     koi"1  H.  ���������'Who's th'at, pi^-iy?" lie blurted out :cidentnl.  shakily.    "Is thai you, Annabel?"       (forward     to  Ifo waited;  and  then'   "Oli.   however   did   yott   know  stmnlilfd  hack  |>f*or again;  and  -  went.  turned  awny with something ii'-nr- 11 groan,  nnd a h.-uid to his eyes. H was, oi  course, the siKldenniss of the revelation���������Fru'i lightning llnsli upon the  trnt!ri[y I ,*hiii<l. Iio hnd .stared nt a  pledgo-ticki-t.     C'ootTery  Arnold's  rare  niaimier irom far and near, his  dauuhter writing no fewer than 2,069  letters. Twelve month's ago lie  wished to retire from tho benefice, but  was informed thnt h'e could not bo  released until tho debt had boen wiped out. A lady has now given him a  check for the balance, ami, in.addition, Has consented to marry him  before Christmas Ho. says he. could  not take his-bride to such a "health-  wrecking   rectory."  the  COALING   AT   SEA.  Experiments      Have      Placed  "^"-Wcrk^on^a^EracticaUSsjBis,-^^^^  F.vor since Admiral Seymour sue-'  cccdiid in coaling tho British naval  fleet in the Mediterranean during  the short :ampaign of 1882 aguinst  Kgypt tho problem has been regarded u������ needing only better appliances  for  its  full  solution.  In the early duy.s of experimentation lt was thought, that lo coal  Hucvessfully the colliers and warships  must seek the quieter waters inshore,  outside of the three in I In  lim-  Scramblcd eggs'.���������Pour one. cup of  croam into a frying-pan. When hot,  pour in one dozen eggs, previously  broken in a disii. Cook slowly, stirring constantly, so that the eggsi  will bo evenly done. Season with  pepper and salt,  and  servo hot.  Two Knglish recipes.���������A good ordinary Swiss roll cun be made with  three'eggs and th'o weight of two in  fine sugar and flour. Beat tho eggs  and sugar together for about twenty  minutes till thoy are thick and white  then shako in .the dour, also half a  teaspoonful'of baking-powder. Spread  thi.s mixture in a rutlier thin layer  on a tin, with a well-greased- paper  on it;-.bnke in ������ quick oven ton minutes, tnon turn the ' sponge mixture  on to a paper witli sugar on it,  spread tho uppermost side quickly  with warm jam, roll up quickly, and  leave to sot. Tlio cliief reason for  tho breaking of u Swiss roll is too  slow baiting, or the uso of too much  baking-powder. Tlio mixture must  be light and spongy, not short, nnd  sliould not take longer llin 11 ten minutes to mako. To help it lo roll  ensily, cut oft the edges, ns thoy aro  sure to be crisp and short.  Tlie following one for gingerbread  is a good" one: Put 0110 pound of  iloui*"an<i-on������-o,im*i{ of.irromwl ginger  into n basin. In a saucepan put-un..-  po'und'of golden .syrup, two ounces of  sugar, four ounces of lai*d, buller, or  dripping, and lot il melt gently, but  not boil. One teaspoonful of carbonate of soda goes into half a pint  of. milk, and two eggs, are beaten up  ready. Wlien the sugar is molted,  add Hint and th'o syrup and butter  to tho flour, beating tho. liquid in as  we do the milk in batter. After tliat,  add tho milk and soda, well stirred  together, and last of all th'o oggs.  Give a final boating, and spread tho  mixture on a greased papered Yorkshire pudding tin, aaid bako ill a slow  oven  one hour.  catsnip, a half teaspoonful of Worcestershire, and snlt nnxl pepper if  necessary. 'Bhe remainder of tho pot  liquor will serve as stock for soup  next day.  Ci-eani Puffs.���������One-Half pound of  butter, tlirce-quurtei's of a pound of  flour, eight eggs,, one pint of water.  Stir the butter into tlio water,  whicli should be warm, .set  it on th'o firo in a saucepan, niwl  slowly bring to a boil, stirring it. often. When it boils, put in the Hour  boil one minute, stirring all the  while; tako from the lire, turn into  a deep, disli and let it cool. Meat the  eggs very light, and whip into this  cooled paste, fn'st Uie yolks* and thon  tho whites. Drop in great spoonfuls,  upon buttered paper, taking care not  t������ lot thcm touch or run into each  otlior,  and  bake  ten  minutes.  Cream for Mllitig.���������Ono quart of  milk, four tablcfirpoonfulu of cornstarch", two eggs, two cujw of sugar.  Wet the cornstarch with enough milk  to work it into a smooth paste. Boil  tho rust of the milk. Boat the eggs,  add the sugar and cornstarch to  these, and us soon a.s the" milk boila  pour in tho niixturo gradually, slir-  ring all tlio time until smooth' mud  thick. Brop in a spoonful ol butter,  and when this is mixixl in. set tflio  custard aside to cool. Add vanilla  or lemon seasoning; pass a sharp  knife lig'htly around the puiYs, split  tliem,  and fill with the mixture.  GANGER AND X-RAY BURNS  THE  SYMPTOMS    ARE  SIMILAE.  VERY  DKESS1NG FOU YOUR HUSBAND,  This is a thing which, many, women, who arc indeed really, fond of  dross, never think of doing, not after, sny, tho first year 'of* married'  lilb;* Befoi'o thoy were married, or  even engaged, they, never missed . a  chance of looking nice in the eyes of  those men wlto are now their husbands, but this i.s post and gone,  and at prosont, though most admirable wives and mothers doubtless, they will dress for anyone except tlieir "husbands. They would  not ha.ve their neighbors sco them  untidy: tlioy will not venture out  save in irreproachable attire, but at  homo���������well, anything will do, or they  think it will. But this is n great  mistake, aiid ig of a piece with' many,  mistakes which wives make," and on  which tlie too freiftient cooling of jna-  rital love results. Alas! tliat tod  many women make nets t o catch  their husbands, and not; cages to  keop them in! A wifo should havo  more respect for her husband and  for hci'self t'linn to api>ear.untidy and  slovenly in liis eyes, However early  the breakfast. There should always  bo titiirs to dross properly anil neatly. Aud though tluo economy necessitated the. keeping of out-of-door  garments and the newest and host  things for the time when'she takes  wulJ>������ abroad, yet she should always  provide something protty and pleasing. It needn't cost much for homo  wear. Curling pins and general un-  tidyness are not calculated..(.o-ixlnlii  ony jinu.'o-miiiiirnlldn, and the wife  who wilfully undermines tliis in Her  husband is but a foolish woman.  il;   but    with     the   nppliancfs  nncon.'-vious profile of tho girl who ;name?" come back a slow, amazed  tind crept oui of his life. Hhn hndjHt.tlo voire, Noft, nnd clear. "Tliat i.s  gone from liim���������gono to this other j funny; I hadn't made a sound. Yes,  man, who*.; spinal weakness prevent- \I'm little Annabel. Pleas.*, whoever  ������1  hiru from  following nny real  busl- jam you?"  !!���������-���������.������, who taught mu.sie and begged | "J.iltlo Annabel!" gawping it, h'<:  stray  engagements   for  a   living,   nnd j stood  bnck  aad  glared   at   the  letter-  \vh'of������ sole artels in  life wero a.  rare'fi'it-     Tho  possibility  of  n.  little  An- i was   next.  Thursday.      Unless      Anna-| s,ifI  winds if  the water  hurlac;  were .rounds  will  old   violin   and   a   reputed   talent    fori nabel,   strangely  enough,   hnd      novor | bel's   husband     could   r.ii'e   forty-five 1; llot   too   tumultuous.   Thr*.      Russians |a  quirk    oven,  playing  it. o-curred to  the grim  old  bachelor  in j pounds nnd  interest  by that day,  Hej-.yted?      That     was    a    .sneering ! this  case.     "Oli,   indeed!     Then    I'm 1  iold   \iolin  lay at  this  moment  in  the  'grip  of  n   West-end   pawnbroker.    The ��������� 1IK,tho{Is sillce  invented  vessels  .  rr'i'*i:i!  dny of     the  Dnnesbury     pri'o ; u,,f,n   co;,|r.fj   f,u-  out   at  sea  and  Thursday.      Unless      Anna- '  MISCELLANBOUS B1SCIPBS  Ham Croquettes;���������Cook a slice of  onion five minutes in ono-fourlli cup  of butter without browning tho bnit-  tor. Remove th'o onion, adW ono-  fo'irth" cup of flour, a scant half tea-  sjiooiiful of salt and a generous' dash  of paprika.' Cook until frothy, add  grnd'uially one cup nn'd a half of milk.  After boiling live minutes stir in one  cup'of boiled rice, one cup of .cooked  ham (chopped) and a beaten egg.  Let bocomo very hot, turn, into a  disli and sot aside to become cold.  Shape, egg and crumb thcm * and * f ry  in deep fat. Servo with tomato "or  paprika sauce.  Niit    Cookies.-^Croam  togoth'or   .a  cupful of   butter    and  two of sugar.  "Bea tAlh~ tlio" wh i ppeil^y ol k b - o f-=th roo.  eggs, add  a -iinlf-ciipful of milk    nnd  then   thc beaten     whites.     Work     in  two cupfuls of flour, silted twice with  a teaspoonful  of baking powder,  uml  if  lids does not make a dough'   tliat  could-ho  rolled     out  add  more flour  cautiously,     not to have tbo     caken  too stiff.    Boll into a very thin .slioet  strew thickly with kernels of hickory  n-il,s,     pecans    or    Knglish      walnuts  chopped    lino    and    sprinkled  and ! sugar.    Fold the doufdi once ov  havejnuts,  passing the    rolling-nln  li;;htly  in I over  the  upiK'i"  shoot,  and cut     into  cuke cutter.     Hake in  covered     for     Tfteeir  with  tho  KltrcXOII POLISHING.  Many nn nrliclu of furniture in tho  liouse hns a sha.l)ll>y appoaranco, most  irritating to tlic careful liousowifo,  because the polish has become damaged'.and worn. Tho thing itself  may be quite good, biit:it wants doing up badly. Isn't it this doing up  that keeps tlio Housewife always going, Her liand always in hor pocket?  But tliis re-polishing need not cost  much', because it Is quite possible to  do it nt Homo. It heeds careful doing, bait you will soon get the Knack  required. First wash and clean tlio  article thoroughly, then Having obtained from nny paint shop sonic  Frent-h polish and some'.boiled, linseed oil, put a little of each In separate ciqis. Take a piece.of woolen  nig, roll it into a ball, soak it in  the polisfli. and cover it with a piece  of-linen tightly drawn over It; this  is your pad. Now> pour a drop of  oil and n drop of'polish"'on' the surface of the pad^nnU begin polishing  your furniture in a warm, dry room.  Uso a free coiitimiotiB and circular  stroke, and.as the liquid dries up  use more in equal drops. Your aim  is to fill Up tlio grain of the wood  and tliou to bring, a good, iwilsh to  th'o surface. Some peoplo rub first  with'-th'o-oiUand^nfta*war^s=wlth=thei  polish', but I think lho former thc  bettor way. Begin witli a small article,  ns  mucli r-ubbing is needed.  Now  his  ho  Word. As if to slmnie it, there wail-j���������or���������I sliall bo told I'm your grand-  cd    suddenly    from    tlint room     the  uncle, I suppose!"  Jong-ilrawn, haunting sound of a bow "You aro? finally! A grand one?  drawn lovingly, caressingly down Oh. I'd give worlds if I could let  four   strings.      It   thrilled   old   Graft-   you  in  just  to  look  nt you  till   over.  on, held him to the spot: It was like  tlie .coutk1 of a loved nml lost, woman's voice heard echoing in dreamt,.  ITo could not sec tho player, but lie  had to hear the music���������such* music.  Hark!   th'e     flood    of  fast,   trembling  Vthy, you must bc tho one T told Father Christmas to Send���������the one mamma kept crying about; but you're  very late, you know. I daren't open  nn inch; T promised mamma T  wo'.tl'in't even  go  near  llio door,  bo-  notes    swelled   and     swelled  ns  if iti cause of  thieves.     You  might  bo     a  were n  crescendo prelude to t*hc out-I burglar just saying that on purpose,  burst of some mighty celestinl choir  then suddenly they dropped to a  more murmur like tho wind's inonn  ninoiif: far-off trees.     Ami so on and   yet hnd to chuckle; tlie .situation smi  mightn't you?     Could  you  stoop     a  bit  lower?"  Ife  stiffened   with   indignation    nnd  on through' mazes of melody, till,  with a rich swoeji of chords, it. had  mded anil left .1 moment's silence  like that of a dead world. Old Grafton stumbled back as out of n sleep,  realized that otiier people besides  himself had been snared by the spoil,  nnd   walked   nwny  to  hi.s  carriage.  So; he would never forgive that  oilier mnn his presumption in tempting a Wny liis Annabel. Never! Sever'. He had seen her face once again,  *.A he wirt'wl to do; had hoard, in-  ffdentall**.   tlie   man's   violin-playing.  denly  (mjM'.'iled     to     liim. Tie.  did  stoop,  to  speak with  deliberation.  "Now does my voice sound like n.  burglar's? Where Is your father?  Out? Humph'! Mother'out too? Ah!  Well, I've called to see yo.n. l^onve  th'e door wide open if I'm such' a terrible Ilgnrn.     Th'nt's  It!"  Doubtfully, dramatically, the 'door  openi-I a few inches. Ho pushed Impatiently witli his stick, bu,t his  queer sensation tiiiKled agniti as he  fount! himself staring down into n  wee,   ovnl   face    with    starry,  brown I  chance,  was     a   dead   one.  knew;  now  he  understood!  His own servants would hardly  have recognized old Grafton's fnco as  lie turned once more to little Annabel, the duplicate. It was different���������  convulsed, yet somehow softenrd as  if a mask had fallen a way. Ho stooped ,'i.tiif gripped her wrists, jerking  forth  a Husky,  penetrating whisper:���������  "Brave, nro you? Could you Ir.t  mo in, if I get bnck in nn hour? Will  you mind th'c plnce till then. and  not toll  n. soul   I've boon?"  Slie nodded at onco; it was becoming rnther fantastic and dreamlike to  her���������as it. was partly to KiiriHoif. And  then, ns he coughed loudly, his thin  old (inei'i'S had closed furtlv-ilv uuon  that ticket, nnd he had shu/lled out.  And little Annabel sal there like a  figiifj of stone, ltstt-ning, her hands  strained together. lie Iind taken  something nnd gone���������Iio was ������ burglar calling himself n  grand-uncle.  But nt lost���������nt Insl. rami! bis tnp  and cough'.. Yes, it. wns tlie snme  funny  old    gentleman,     with     somc-  thetns"lves have been   prominent     in ] munulcs;   uncover  and   brown.  these experiments,     and a  series     ofj    Braised Deef Tongue.���������A fresli     beef  pictures  published   last  spring show- * tongue is very Juicy-and savory when  ed   lhc  battleship Betivizan    coaling jbr.-tisod.       Wash it thoroughly,   placo  while  under  way. In   a  kettle,  and   cover   with'     boiling  Thc method now used is to havo wr,t,er, ndding one heaping teaspoon-  t.he collier in tow of the steamer to ��������� f���������] f)f Kalt. Simmer slowly for two  bc   coaled.   An   overhead   cable     ex-1 )u���������irHt  if smnll.  two hours nnd n Half  tends  from  lho aftmast of  tho   warship to  the foremast  of  the     collier  and  on  the cable is a  traveller provided  with  hooks for  carrying  buckets   of   coal.     The, full  buckets    nro  sent over to the warship and returned empty.   We saw much   tho     same  method employed during the building j  of tho subway,   the  buckets  of earth |  or     rock    being   transferred    on the j  where the  wagons     wero  loaded;   tho j  sea apparatus,  however,  has  various  additions,   ns   for   example,   an     arrangement  .for taking up  the    slack  of tho cable* or [laying  it  out as  the  distance between  the vessels varies.  fn this way from thirty-five to  forty tons of conl have, been transferred to the hold of a warship in  dn hour while tho vessel was steaming at the. rate of ten or eleven  knots.     With a Mtillicient number     of  thing bulky under bis arm.     Tie cntno, colliers   the   Hussions  are   not  likely  in, crept"into tlie pnrlor, left liis pared  there, anil  llp-loed 0111.  Don't touch it. You can kiss me,"  to  sulTer  for    lack of steam     power  on  their  long journey  to  tbe    other  sido of the world.  if large. Lift it from tlic water,-remove'tlie Kkin and trim it nt th'e  thick end. It mny now be rolled f,x>  th'e tip is skewered lo tlie thick end  or bn left straight and Hat as preferred. Tn n. saucepan brown two  tables-T'oonfuls of butter; drop into' it  one-h'nlf of n cupful each of dici.il potato, carrot, nnd white turnip and  one stillk of celery cut (inc. Stir nnd  fihnkc together over tlic firo until  they begin lo color, then add one  quart of the pot, liquor, a dozen pepper corns, ono-hnlf of a bay loaf,  and n sprig of parsley. Boil up once,  then pou,r around the meat, whicli  hns been laid in tho 'pan. Covor  closely, plnce in a moderate oven nnd  cook for two hours, basting four  timer*. Transfer tho meat to a flat  pnn and let it brown; rub vegetables  nnd broth' through a sieve, tlien boil  down rnpidjv until reduced to a ric'n  gravy. Thicken with a spoonful of  flour",  add SjHablcspoonful of  tomato  THOUSANDS  STAEVING.  Distress    Among   Workers   in   tho  English Potteries.  Terrible indeed Is thc present position of some thousands of working  jicoplo in the Staffordshire Potteries.  'The pottery trade has for n Jong  timo boon far from busy, and the  number of iron and stool works and  colloi'ies entirely closed down is np-  pnlling.  On tlie outskirts of th'e. Potteries  whole villages are particularly on the  verge of starvation. Unfortunately,  there is no immediate prospect of  improvement. .. lln ther is .it fenrod,  that the distress will become still  more acute. 'Bhe outlook on tlio  thi'esih'old of winter lias never been so  black*.  A conference of representatives of  Loudon Borough Councils and Boards  or Guardians was recently held to  discuss th'o question of tlie unemployed, nnd iKirticuIarly ns to tlie possibility of adopting beforehand some  cfTc'tivo measure of 'dealing with the  distress which may be anticipated  during the coming winter.  In th'o stomach of one of the jtvliales  caught off the coast of Shetland hy  a whaling steamer has been found a  large Dutch gin-bottle. It was in  perfect condition.  It is declared at Edinburgh recently that moro fishermen wore drowned  from the custom of wearing long  boots than by all the storms in creation.  How Operations    Have   Suffered���������.  Irritation Results in Diseased State.  Tho painful disease resulting from  long oxposuro to tho X-rays, to  which attention has been called by  Dr. Hall-lOdwards, of the Birmingham (England) General Hospital, is  fortunately one which patients need  not fear. Tho short period of exposure to tho rays wliich Ihey undergo is not dangerous. It is the doctor and hi.s assistant, who work  with thc rays for hours daily nnd  for years together, who riln the risk  of this now and dreadful disease.  "The only risk the patient undergoes," said nn eminent authority,  "is that of an acute burn, which  may lake some time to heal, but is  a totally different thing from this  chronic burn, like the slow dry eca-  cma, generally on the hand, which  affects people who make the apparatus or use the rays."  "Is it impossible to prevent it?"  "No, tlie danger is now fully realized, and tube screens and olher appliances to enclose and shot off the  light except whero it is wanted " aro  In constant use. In tho past thero  has boon a certain amount of carelessness. In screen work the temptation was to approach the hands  very near tho light for the purposo  of getting a vivid image. In tho  case of a. scorching fire, you do not  place your hand close to it because  you are��������� warned by the pain. But,  with tho. X-rays thoracis no immediate result, and no' fooling whatever.  Familiarity and the absence of immediate consequences led to reckless  exposure at close quartcrsi and many  of the pioneers havo suffered. With  the precautions now iu use thero will  bo loss risk in future, but there aro  many operators whoso flesh has been  brought to such a state by long-  continued exposure that a very little  more subjection to the rays will bo  dangerous. They will have to bo  exceedingly careful."  "RESEMBLES   CANCF'lt  .,Tlio..most.-surprising and dicadful  thing " abbtit!- this chronic X-ray  dermatitis" is that-it almost exactly  resembles : cancer.*. Messis. l'utsoy  and Caldwell, two well-known American writers, in a recent work on  "Practical Application of tho Bont-  gen Rays," have dealt at somo  length with tho symptoms, whicli  closely resemble those of "caiaiuo-  ma," as the doctors call cancel.  "A doctor at ono of out leading  hospitals has hnd to have pai I of his  hand amputated owing to the X-  rny affection," he said : "It has  been found impossible to distinguish,  afler examination by tho Cancel Research ollicials, betweon the appearance of the diseased flesh tesulting  from tho chronic'X-ray bum and a  caso of true cancer. When you look  nt a small portion of tho flesh affected it looks mighty like cancer,  quite enough to frighten anyone who  has got it."  UNDISCOVERED  MICROBE  "But is there definite pt oof tbat  it ; is caucoi'V Is the X-iay soro  found to be bacteriologically tho  samo. as cancer?"  "No germ or microbe has been  identified' as'...-characteristic* of cancer," was tlio reply. "Cancel is a  mis-growth of the colls of tho bodily tissue, which instead 01 their  normal form take the various diseased shapes, producing ulceratod  matter, or hard growths, or a jollylike substance. This malifoimation  spreads from coll to cell, so that tlio  diseased portion is constantly -,1 owing, sometimes very slowly, fcome-  timos vcry last. X By ami by the  same sort of degradation of tissuo  begins in some other pnit of tlio  body, generally in certain favorite internal habitats of the disease,  but sometimes at a point pei haps at  tho-other end of the body from tho  orignal seat���������" of the disordei. It is  presumed that the germ, or poison,  or other malign influence which causes the cell-structure to break down,  is conveyed tlirough the body by tho  blood. But at present it is not tho  presence of a microbe by winch cancer is identified, hut the chai ucteris-  tic malformation of the cells as been  jnidcr the niicroscopc.^ ; _'_        RESULT OF AN INJURY. '  "Can cancer bc produced without  infection?"     , .   -  "All we know is that it frequently  breaks out where there has been  long-eonliiiucd local irritation. Tims  a man or woman who smokes a clay  pipe, and allows the skin of the lip  to remain sore and broken for  months or years together, maj' quite  likely bring on cancer. Tho cells of  the sore place are in it perpetual  stale of irritation nnd confusion,  never assuming their proper healthy  structure by the chance opportunity  given to a microbe, or simply  through thc long refusal to allow  tho cells thoir normal growth, cancer is set up and begins to spread.'''  "Then you moan that thc X-ray  cancer is simply like clay-pipe cancer, tho result of.-a long-neglected  sore?"  "Quite so, Without postulating  nny germ, we know that.an irritation allowed to go on for years may.  continue benign and harmless for a  time, and then turn into a malignant growth which produces cancer. A man who has the awful  hands sonic of those X-ray : peoplo  have, and allows it to go on for  years, miglit vcry well become tho  seat of cancer. Judging from analogy,  nothing is more probable.'���������'���������  Cloth'cs washing by electricity,  without soap, is the idea of a Hungarian. The stream of electrified water is claimed to remove all spots  arid dirt, and the three hundred garments Held by the machine* are washed  in less tKan fifteen minutes.  The municipality of Dresden ban  orderey plates to bc aJTixcd at 300  street corners, explaining briefly the  derivation of fhc namo of thc street'.  For instance, "Ooorr-e l'laco, after  George, King oi /^���������awuay, born 1832.."- I? ���������  hi  I* *  R������ '���������  ffi':'t  1},,'  I**.  it:  it,  ���������rV*  ���������.I  Jf'.'','  ll  fi?'  HIS PARTICULAR GRAFT  THE       PROPESFsONAL       BANK  AMONGST   CRIMINALS.  ���������"Graft"  is the Name  Given to    a  Criminal's  Line   of  Business.  ���������k.  A man was arrested somo yens  nco on a charge of h'ghwny robbery.  He was a well-known charuclur, and  the idea' that he"could possibly get  acquiltcd of such a charge was laughable.     But hn succeeded. ;  "I didn't do it," ho said to tho  Judge, "because it isn't my 'graft.' "  And lho plea succeeded. The man in  qu.uslion hud quite a wide reputation'  ns a thief, and had served terms of  imprisonment, but never in his lifo  hud ho been known to commit robbery with violence. The bench recognized the strength of the plea, ns for  a criminal to commit a crime for  which he has not s'Mjciiilly trained  himself is as absurd as for a dork,  to ta'-'e up bricklaying.  Not only is each department of  crlmo specialized, but ouch section of  each brunch. A thief, for instance,  will rarely or never lie found concerned in a burglary. As a matter  of fact, the thief looks down ou the.  burglar.  "Thloves."   thoy   argue,   "liavo     no  need     to   carry   cowardly   implements  like  hnve  to   injure  human   beinirs   person*  A NEW IDEA.  Tonic Treatment for Indigestion-  New Strength for the Stomach  From New,  Rich Red Blood,  Tho Tonic Treatment���������that H tho  latest, ami only scientific cure for indigestion. All tlio leading doctors  of Europe and Amorica aro using it  with sensational success. Mu more  purgatives, no moro pupsin, no more  [intent foods. 110 moro long diet lists  su., ing "Thou shalt not eat this or  thai." Ko more of all this���������nothing, in fact, but plenty of now, pure.  ��������� ich -rod blood lo tone tho liver and  give tho .stomach strength for its  work. That is tho Tonic Treatment  for   Indigestion.  The tonic treatment is based on  tho new idea Ihat drugs which digest  tho food for lhc stomach really  weaken its powers through disuso.  The digestive orirans can never Uo  thoir work properly until thoy are  strong enough to do it for themselves. 'Bhe   onlv   thing   that     enn  THE SCRIPTURAL HABIT  GIVING OF TITHES INCREASES  RICHES.  Prosperity in    Increasing Measure  to Those Who  Give  Systematically.  A collection of printed matter on  tii- subject of giving, fo'.nd ������n the  library of an up-to-date clergyman,  o'lTors'u now nrud practically uuwr.-lvd  field to tho diseiplo of "now  thought." It touches upon tlio subject from sides in which there is an  element of Interest to the business  man, and to the speculative student,  as well as to  tlio religious devotee.  For tho business man thore is a  tabulated record of results believed  to havo hinged upon the principle of  worldly prosperity accruing to tho  "tithcr." In addition to tho old appeal, given in the form of a complete  collection of all scriptural commands,  promises, and instances upon the subject, there is kept a record of modern instances in which the practice  has  been     coexistent  with increasing  give  the stomach  and  tho liver   now  strength is good blood���������and the only I prosperity. . Names of well known  thing that cun actually make now ! men of practical affairs respected by  blood is Dr.. Williams'-link I'ills for the business world are quoted as hav-  I'alo People. The.v havo long boon ing Had increase of riches coincident  known us the greatewt blood-building with what is known as the "scrip-  tonic m thu world, and all tho high-, tural habit of giving."* In many  est medical authorities agree, that casos the good fortune is attributed,  revolvers and   knives.     We don't    *-������������������" ������������" scientific curo for indigestion by  tho beneficiary solely to tho habit  ���������son-   is  the Tonic Trcatmont.       Tho mar- nn<*   w*th   other&  who  arc  mon  ally, but only wnnl iheir property.'  This attitude on the part of the  thief 'makes him rather a respected  member of the. criminal brotherhood  in tho oyos of "the force." A "good  thief," ns ono detective is fond of  saying, "is the kind of mnn wo liko  to got."  A "OOOD THIEF*'  ve.llous success of this treatment  been proved in every corner of  Dominion. Ono  of   the  latest,  iiesscs   is   Mr.   Joseph   lto'lhetto.  has  the  wit-  St.-  niore  con  servative and  two aro believed to bo  at  least  closely  involved.  GIVES TITHES FROM FIRST.  One of tho examples quoted is of a  millionaire    soap     manufacturer     of  world   wido   reputation.     He  started  to  London   upon   his   business   career  dull,   heavy painsin'the stom-|as a  boy  with    all  his worldly pos-  1 seemed  to  be  bilious  as  well j sessions     in   a   bundle,   and   his   solo  .leromo, Quo.; who says : "I simply  haled the thought of food. Of  course.I had to force myself to cat,  but afterwords l always suffered  wilh  ach.  is a man who works or. a largo and this caused severe headaches,'capital a knowledge of soapmaking.  scale. He will be engaged on a vast ; which further aggravated my unfor- ! Because of an incident upon the way  jewel robbery at a hotel, or else, ! tunuto position. 1 grow palo, ifoll lie became so profoundly impressed  perhaps, ho is a' bullion thief, whoso away in weight and the troublo with' a belief in tlm principles of tith-  *'graft" is to steal specie from a j seemed to bo undermining' my whole j ing that will'i his first' earnings ho  great liner. He Will have spent ; constitution. 1 tried several rcme- J proceeded to carry it into effect. So  mont'hs and months laying his plans, ! dies, but without success; a doctor ' far from abandoning tlio practice���������as  and, beforo making tho scl'/.uro, will'whom I consulted advised absolute j is usually the case���������when thc business  have travelled to and fro on tho liner rest, but this was out of the ques-]man nChievcs a largo capital, the Ha-  and become known to the officers. Ition as I had to work for my living.1*,;*. wns continuod in increased ratio  Now, such' a man is nn aristocrat * Fortunately Tor me. ono of my through all thc ascending heights to  among criminals.     He may  be a  per-, friends  advised   mo  to  use   Dr.    Wil-'rlc*J(;g    w*-jc*.   soap  accomplished    for  GOOD REASONS  FOR ALL HE SAYS  DODD'S  KIDNEY  PILLS    CURED  W.  N.  BASKIN" S  PAINS.  Well-Known Norwood Contractor  Always Has a Good Word for  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Norwood, Out., Nov. 21���������'(Special).  ���������Mr. W. N. Baskin, the well-known  lumberman and railroad contractor,  here, is one bf thoso who nover fail  to say a good word for Dodd's Kidney Pills. Mr. Baskin gives tho reason why ns follows:  "For two yeors I was laid up with  Lumbago and Kidney Disease. At  times I would become very weak and  would liave to givo up work. I did  work on tlio C.P.R. and the Parry  Sound R.R., and peoplo all know how  sick I was.  "Reading of wonderful cures by  Dodd's Kidney Pills led mo to try  thcm,, and I can sny I havo not had  any pains since I used theni. It  just took three boxes lo euro mc  completely." Lumbago is one of tho  results of Kidney Disease. Cure your  Kidneys with ���������' Dodd's Kidney Pills  and you, will cure your Lumbago.   f-   LETTUCE   AND  ROSY  CHEEKS.  tVhat shrunk your woolens ?.  Why did holes wear so soon ?  Vou   used    common    soap.  ������OfflJGHT  REDUCE:  expenss  Jink *V>r the Orl*i'*en Wnr.  "TRAMP PILGRIMS."  New  Religious  Sect  Causing Much  Comment in Ireland.  ' (&-tuuJJu\ ^Jl0-x.c������O oJuntsuyt $e"Mes.  de&d 4i&������ <ttee���������L>f- ^/n&-foHeTstvds-  POULTRY  Hints  feet  gentleman.    If you  left  five uui- ,  lars  on   th'e  table,   or  dropped     your  purso in  th'c street,   tho "good  thief"  dol- ! Uo-n's'   Pink   Pills,   and  I  decided  do     eo.    After    taking    thp   pills   for  several    weeks    thoro    was   a  decided  would probably return it to you; ho  would never dream of appropriating  it. lie wouldn't pick youi pocket.  It is not his ������������������������������������graft*'* to involve hi.s  reputation,:, in-miserable littlo lnrcen-  ��������� ies, Where there arc fish so much  bigger in th'o sea. "Besides," he  will tollyou.. "I haven't had any  practice at that sort of thing, and  should probably':.. muddle it if I  tried."  Asked what kind of criminal is  really most respected by the forco,  a detective informed us that "we like  a good forger. A forger has to bc a  clover chap, and generally well educated. Wc don't rank such' a man  with  your five-cent  area-sneak."  If you look down th'c list of notorious persons privately issued to  Scotland Yard officials, you will find  dozens of different branches -of  MERE THEFT ALONE.  There is the hotel'thief,- tho higgago  thief, the race-course thief, tho shop  lifter, the omnibus thief, tho bicycle  thief. There are as many branches  almost of thieves as there are of  clerks, and curiously enough, whon  once a man has been associated with  one or unotlier of these branches, he  evil! vcry rarely bo found engaged in  a different branch. It is a caso of  every  man  to  his trade.  When Flash Fred, the luggage thief,  conies but of gaol, the police know  very woll that ho will not be mixed  Min in any affair of jewels or bicycles.  He will at onco aguin turn his attention lo-luggage. As to why criminals rarely or never alter their mode  of life, though they Have sorvod  many terms, of imprisonment, is an  odd question, difficult to solve. .  "It's a.man's profession," said-, a  doubtful character to us. "Vou, for  Instance, have made your living in  th'e past ns an inik-slinger, an<f you're  not. going to suddonly change and become a burgoo. Well, then,.when a  mnn has carried a certain branch ..-.of  thieving to a fine art, do you suppose  ^^,'ic^going^to^^lh'ro.ww.away^all-^^-his,  knowledge of tho ropes and experience. Just beeu uso he's had to put  up with n year or so in quod? Not  likely. It's h'is living, and ho'll  stick to  It."  THE  SPECIALTY-THIEF  01 this  manufacturer.    Tlic literature in  'which this incident  is included treats  N   . , thc  subject    from tho   novel    standpoint that  it is a matter of indiffer-  but '  improvement in  my condition.  only    wa**,  my   digestion   bolter,    oue   -        whelhcr it was mostlv Ul0 tithes  my general health  improvewi  in every 'ii.    . , ., .���������, ', ,       ������������������.*,������������������  way New     blood scorned    to   b'e , that proved the royal road to riA.es,  coursing through my veins, bringing f1' tho f������aP; "'.f so'.*.cw.*c.re* bo-  new health and strength every daj*? *woen ���������������.*������ tw������' !' ,..,n* m ,a com'sc  I took eight  boxes of Dr.    Williams' ,from     which  the   tithing system  was  .'Pink Bills altogether, and those who ! n?ver P-hsc"\ ls U,e fa'?,t that "s P011}1'  !���������   ���������   ��������� ,j       ,      T-.od  nut.    This,   as well  as  other     m-  is     presented  as "coinciding  see me  now     would   never  know     Ii1*'  ou**  had soon an unwell day in my life*. I  c'dcnts,  owe   my   splendid    health   to     these*,  pills,    and    strongly    adviso     overy  dyspeptic or weak person  to  lose no  timo in taking thcm."    *  TMr. itooi>oti,,'a statement is a  strong tribute to thc"rrunu- -r.*.u.x-  mont. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cured  him  because thoy actually mado now  One  I  falls into his precise "graft" by  cliunce. Perhaps his earliest thieving  instinct applied itself to stealing  (sweets from shops as a small boy.  Tu some schools one boy with this  instinct will sot the fashion to several others. It will .be voted clover and  smart to purloin a packet of chocolate, or whnt not. If not detected,  tlic boys will persevere and finally  become skilled nt shop-lifting. Thon  it is that tho idea develops, and we  find our man a shop-lifter puro and  simple, nnd quite inexperienced in  any other  "graft."  Murder, of course, cannot be called  a "graft." In thc best criminal clr-  clas, the murderer is not seriously ro  gntvfed nt all. A man who would bo  bo foolish as to put liis neck into a  noose, for no special, reason of gain,  is classorf merely as a non-criminal  fool. Only if Iio has committed tho  criino n*5"a Inst resort; and been fairly successful in concealing it, and  lins, above all. gained substantially  ���������by it, could he be "enrolled in the inner circle of crime.���������Pearson's   Weekly.  ��������� -4 ���������  KvctT young man who cleans his  clolhes with gasolino does not get  credit  for  owning  an  automobile  It is easy enough' lo acquire a  reputation as nn orator If one can  romeiribor what somcono else hus  said.  ".Johnny," said his mother, who  hnd hlia across her knoo, "this hurts  mo worse thnn It does you." "I was  afraid," said Johnny, under his  breath, "that cardboard I put In my  trousers mi,<jhl, injuro her delicate  lintidl'.'  BEER-SODDEN LONDON.  Public-house    to Twenty-nine  Men in East District.  A book callod . "Seven Years'  nard," by Rov. Rirhard Tree, London, exposes the excessivo beer drinking of the East End to an extent incredible, if facts were not furnished  to prove his point.  Dr. A. Salter, of Jamaica Road, S.  E., has spent a year in investigating  the-drink^qiicstion=in^tlie=borough=ofi  Bormondsey. The statistics he has  gathered with regard to tho public  houses  aro  extraordinary.  So far, ho has analyzed five districts in tlio borough, in one of theso  whoro the average wage por man is  2Cs per week, tlioro is one public  house to every 29 men aiid every 27  inhabited bouses. In another area  of seven and a half acres there nro  34 men to every public-house, while  tlio average weekly wage of the men  is  only 23s.  "The result of this state of things  in tlio particular area���������not th'o wholo  borough���������may bo summed up in tho  words, 'Hopeless demoralization.' In  the areas given I have no hesitation  in saying that 90 per cent, of the  families are drink-riddon. They are  simply drink  areas."  with'  th'e    scriptural    promise rather  than fulfilling it.  Records of an American league arc  nlso given in wliich each member not  only gives his tenth but submits an  nn*...,~i .-vii.1. x -*.e -,:������ i.uQinnss _pros-  pority. llio results, said to surprise"  even th'c most sanguine believers in  rich blood for him. These pills go tho worldly prosperity of tithcrs,  right down to the root of the trou-jshow only two or threo out of th'ou-  blc in tho blood and curo that.. The ; sands who do not report largely .in-  new blood they mako carries healing creased business prosperity. Tho  health and strength to every part of books of the old South church', of  the body. That is tho new Tonic Boston, which Have carefully prosorv-  Trealment, and tho highest medical od names of donors and tho amount  authorities now recommend this givon by each' for the last fifty years  treatment for all tho common ail-'aro also callod in as evidence." World-  men ts such as anaemia, headaches, ly prosperity is attested here by tho  backaches, rheumatism, sciatica, neu-names 0f many who began giving at  ralgia, nervousness, dyspepsia and that early period who are still giv-  gcncral weakness. These "arc all j���������s ami whose sums hnvo incrcanc-J  caused b.v bad blood ancl therefore aro froTn yCar to year. Tne names of  all cured by Dr. Williams' Pink sovoral of the largest givers are to  Pills. You can get thoso pills from;bo fOI1IKl on tKe iist fifty years ngo,  any modicine dealer or by .mail at:wllcn they commenced giving small  50c n box, or six boxes for S2.50 by lamounta b  writing to the Dr. Williams Medicine c-rr-T-e- cspir.vm*TTRTPT  Co.,  Brockville,   Ont.                                                   STOPS SPt-NDXHKll 1.  Explanations of tho practical effect  of  this system of giving offer an attractive  field     of  speculation  to  the  students who explain govorning causes and effects    scientifically.        First,  it .is pointed  out the most emphatic  direction is that it shall  be systematic.    This not only docs away - with  foolish  aiid  irrational   giving,  but of  rporeding also, and can only result in  the salvation of the spendthrift.  Sec-  omf,' tliose who follow it aro obliged  to keep a careful system of monetary  records.     The business man  who follows it knows what ho is doing from  week  to    week  and     from months to  hiorith"7is5~thM"t=liS^������n"l"iever_faIi~  a large amount.     His knowledge     of  ���������liis affairs,'self-denial, nnd systematic  payments are    bound  to  win  success  for  him.       Third    it  gives  a  strong  motive   for    enthusiastic     work     for  those who haven't it for any    other  cause.     Tithcrs,  so  lt  is stated,  nnd  it  appears     not  without  reason,   invariably become    enthusiastic   givers  and so  become enthusiastic workers.,  One  of  tlio cases found  in  tlio    records is tho sworn statement of such  an extravagant monsuro of success of  a business house which tithe'd its profits, aside from the giving of its personal members, as could only opon it  to tho suspicion of being a clever gd-  vortiscment if printed in nny way but  the  .seini-privato     character  of  these  records.    As it is,  the 400 per   cent,  profits wliieli wore reached, wore given  as  "testimony"   to  tho direct fulfillment  of  the  challenge:   "Bring   yc  all the tithes into the storehouse and.  prove me now wherewith' ."  It  is   also     a  significant  fact   that  to Wives for the Improvement . of Husbands.  If a wife wants to see her husband's  cheek's bocomo rosy sho is advised by  a writer on diet to give him two  heads of lettuce a day, and to give  him a portion of lettuce with poached eggs every night for six weeks.  The writer gives those hints on how  to prepare this magic maker of roseate tinted masculine cheeks:���������  If you, break the heads, cut tlio  leaves from the lettuce heads and  throw them for some time before  serving into the wator, for washing  and cleansing, tho best part will bo  lost. The lettuce heads sliould be  washed whole and cut and prepared  shortly before serving in order to retain all  nourishing substances.  Variety in food does not necessarily mean a great variety at any ono  meal, nor docs it mean rich pastries  and indigestible stuffs. A meal of  two or three urticles is reully bettor  than a great number, but each meal  should bo different from thc other.  Breakfast, dinner and supper should  consist of different articles of food,  and these bo varied from dny to day.  A variety of wholesome foods well  cooked is needed. Tiio sensible housewife is tho one who does net serve to  husband and children the things day  nftor day until thoir appetites aro  cloyed, and their stomachs go on a  strike. Tho food should vary _from  season "to seusoii,~iroin_aay to "day,  from moal to meal.  Eat meat, cat fish', oat vegetables,  eat fruits, eat cereals, but* do not  try to cat theni all in ono day. Ro-  momber your body is made up of  many different elements,- and it is  best nourished "by many different  kinds  of  food.   +-'   Scene���������Small wayside.station; train  approaching���������Sandy (to his master):  "Here's yer train, sir." Master  (who. has his own ideas about . correct "speech j : "rrh������.t'B hoc my train,  but rather the train I'm going by."  But it happened to bo a spocial train  and didn't stop at thc station,  whereupon Sandy exclaimed : "We're  baith wrong, for it's neither your  train nor tho nne ye're gaun by, but  it's thu anc that's gane by you!"   f "  Tlie "tramp pilgrims," as tliey  stylo themselves, are n now religious  sect whoso prosont headquarters are  in the villuge of Ballinnmallard,  about four luiles from Enniskillen,  Ireland.  The essential, to salvation in tlho  bolibf of the pilgrims is total immor- I  sion, and as this takes place daily  in the river thousands of persons  havo boen attracted from all parts  of Ireland to Bnllinarnallard. After  this public baptism, thc converts recall thoir experiences and tell how  they have been "saved."  Mr. Edward Coonoy, a son of Mr.  W. R. Cooney, J.P., ono of tho principal merchants of Enniskillen, has  left his family and gone to Ballina-  mallard to lead the tramp pilgrims.  Somo hundreds of persons from country Fermanagh have followed Mr.  Coonoy, and embraced the new belief.  Many have even %old their farms or  loft their business in order to join  the new Jordanites.  During the present week sixty-four  persons have been baptized in Balli-  cassidy river, and those are now going about seeking converts. This is  tho method   of baptism:  On the banks of the river tlio pilgrims assemble and conduct dovo-  tional exercises. Then they form a  lane on either sido. Tho persons to  bo baptized marcli through this,  hymns being sung in the meantime.  Standing to his loins in the river is  one of the pilgrims, nnd Iio, repeating th'o usual baptismal formula,  catches the person converted ami  places him completely lyid'cr tho  water.  So groat is th'e excitement in tho  village tliat the authorities have  deemed it prudent to draft extra police to Ballinamallard, but so far  their services have not boen required.  We  can  handle  your   poultry   el thee  ���������live   or   dressed   to   beat   advantage.  ���������Also  your   butter,   eggs,   honey     and  other  produce.  THE   DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO.,   Limited  Cor.   Wost   Market   and   Colborne   8t������,   TORONTO.  YOUR HEART AFFECTED?  More People     Than  Are  Aware  It Have Heart   Disease.  of  Llii lo but Searching-.���������Dr. Von Stan's  Pineapple Tablets are not big nauseous  doses that contain injurious drugs or  narcolics���������they aro tlio pure vegetable  pepsin���������the medicinal extract from this  luscious fruit, ancl tho tablets are prepared���������in-oo^p-i..'���������ui-.. etxr,���������_llR ���������. lhc  fruit itself. They.euro indigestion. GO  in  a box,  35 cents.���������SO  Quito   recently   tlio   boatswain  British'  man-o'-war  buried   the  tain at! sea,  reading tlie Burial  vice  himself.  of a  cap-  Sor-  Mlnard's Liniment Cures DIpMfisria,  Unless a man is willing to confess  liis ignorance he will never bo in a  position  to  learn.  TILL NOON.  The  Simple  Dish That Keeps    One  Vigorous  and  Well   Fed.  When  th'e    Doctor takes his     own  ^_  medicine and tlie grocer eats the food   *tvater."    "Yes  Ono  Short   PuF*f   Clears   tho   Head.  ���������Does you head ache? Have you pains  over your eyes? Is tho breath oCTcn-  BlvoV Theso aro certain symptoms o  Catarrh. -Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder will curo most stubborn case** in u.  marvellously short time. If you've had  Catarrh a week it's a sure euro. If it's  of fifty years' standing it's just as effective.    CO   cents.���������57  "If examination wore made of  everyone, people would be surprised  at tho number of persons walking  about sufTering from heart disease."  This startling statement wns made  by a doctor at a recent inquest at  Varniouth, .^hu'and; . and, according  to a .London heart specialist, is in a  certuin  degree  correct.  "I should not like to say that  heart disease is as common as this  would imply," said the export, "but  I am sure 'bat the number of persons going about with weak hearts  must bo vory largo; But this is not  disease of t'ho heart, which, I believe  is  really   uncommon.  "Hundreds of peoplo go about their  daily work on tho verge of death,  and yot do uot know it. It is only  when thp shock comes that kills them  that tlio unsuspected weakness of the  heart is  made .'.apparent.  "Many think their hearts are affected, however, and have really nothing tho matter with them at ail.  There are a great many peoplo who  never fail to go out* without their  namo and address somewhere upon  them and a phial of brandy ready for  emergencies, and yet they never need  thcm,  "Some of these people will even  carry written instructions-��������� in their  pockets ns to what is to be dono  with them wlion tho expected seizure  comes.  "Ono middle-aged lady I.know was  so confident that hcr heart was liablo  to sudden failure that she never went  anywhere without hor brandy phial,  nnd got her husband to tell everybody sho knew what to do if an attack came.  "Curiously enough, it was tho husband who died from - s-uddon heart  failiye. The' wife died years after-  .wards Ju:om   *inntit������**-'i'-������������������*=.-?. . . *..  "But undoubtedly heart weakness,  not disease, is moro prevalent now-  n-days. 1 should think that tho  stress of living, tho wear and rush  .of modern business life���������particularly  the five minutes' meal followed by a  rush' for tlic train���������liave a lot to* do  with heart trouble. And I nm suro  that heart weakness caused by oversmoking is  on  the  increase."  A school board official called at  the homo of a pupil whoso absence  had extended ovor a week, and in-  tpiired of the lad's mother tho  cause. "Why," she said, "he's past  his thirteenth' year, an' tne and his  father think he's after bavin' school-  in' enough"!" "Schooling enough!  Why, I did not finish' my education  until I was twenty-three." .. "Be that  so?" asked the mother, in amazement. Then, reassuringly, after a  moment's thoughtful pause. "But  that boy of ours  has brains."  H.B.K.  SHIRT  Made big enough for a big  man to work in w.'th comfort  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada. Made on the  H.B.K. scale it requires W/j  to 42 yards per cW.en, whereas  common shirts have only 32  to 33 j-arris.  That's the reason why thc  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never  chafes the armpits, is never  tight at the neck or wrist-  . bands, is always loo*-,e, full  and comfortable and wears  wcih Z -  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.  A  MOTHER'S  PKECAUTION.  There is no tolling when a medicine  may bo needed in homes where there  are young children, and th'o failure  to have a reliable medicine at 'hand  may mean mucli suffering, and, perhaps, the loss of a priceless life.  Every mother should always keep a  box of Baby's Own Tablets In the  house. This medicino acts promptly  and speedily, cures such ills as stomach and bowel troubles, teething  troubles, simple fevers, colds, worms  and othor littlo ills. And the mother has a guarantee that tho Tablets  contain no opiato or Harmful drug.  Ono wls������ mother, Mrs. Geo. Hardy,  Fourchu, N.S., sayi; "I have used  Baby's Own Tablets and find them a  blessing to children. I am not satisfied without a box in tho liouse at  nil Hmos." If your dealer docs not  koop th'oso Tablets in stock send 25  cents to The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont., and you will  got a box fcy mail post paid.  he recommends some confidence comes  to  tlie  observer.  A' Grocer of Ossian; Ind., had' a  practical experience with food worth  anyone's  attention.  lie says: "Six years ngo I became  J5o^-=w.eak^fr.oni;=stomach^nnd=-bowe!=  troublo that I was finally compelled  to givo up all work in my store, and  in fact all sorts of work, for about  four years. 'JTie lust year I was  confined to tlio bod nearly all of the  time, nnd much of tho time unablo  to retain food of any sort on my  stomach. Afy bowols wero badly  constipated continually, und I lost in  weight from 105 pounds down to S8  pounds.  "Whon at the bottom of the lad-dor  I changed ���������j.reatmont entirely and  started in on Grape-Nuts and cream  for nourishment. I used absolutely  nothing but - tliis for about threo  inoiitlu*. I slowly improved until I  got out of bod and begun to move  about.  "I Havo boon improving regularly,  nnd now in the past two years have  l.een working about fifteen hours a  dny in the store and Hover felt better in  my  life.  ".During    tliose  two  years   I     havo  never    missed  a  breakfast  of  Grape-  Nuts  arid  cream,   mini often  have    it.  two     meals    a   day,   but    the  entire  ide of     Grnpo-  ''Ves;     submarino4*oats    are     very  popular  of  lato  years.       Soon     tlio  navies of  tho    world  will   bo     iinder  and I reckon Btissia's  will  ho the first!"  CO.  RICHARDS  &  CO.       '  Dear Sirs,���������A few days ago I Was  taken with a severe pain and con-  _tita^ip^n^ol^tAeiC.ords^ofa;niyulcg,=aiid-  had to bo taken homo in a rig. I  could not sleep for pain, and was unablo to put my foot to tho floor, A  friend told mo of your MINAUD'S  LINIMBNT, nnd one hour from the  first application, I was able to walk,  anid th'o pain cntircly'disappeared.  You cun uso my namo as freely as  you like, ns I consider it tho best  remedy I.  have  evor  used.  OHH1 STOPIIEIl G101IRV,  Ingorsoll,  Ont. ;--  .  Mlnard's Liniment Curss Distemper.  Fishermen on   tho Lake  of  Xoucha-  tol  are  using motor boats.  Brigrht'a,Disease ��������� l.-isidlous ! Occop.  tlve ! Relentless ! Jm3 foiled hundreds of  trials by. mcdicnl science to stem  tide of its ravages���������and not until Soutii  .Amcriean^tidney���������Curtt^prove<'=r-t*c**or-.!]-  a iluulit ils power to turn back tlie  tide, was tlioro a gleam of anythiri'r but  despair for tlie victim of tiiis dread  form  of- kidney disease.���������ul.  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal        Winnipeg        Dawson  j.-*.-*'*'HJ  Friend���������"Why  do you   allow     your  Ml������ ! daughter      to. bang'  the   piabo     so  hnrd?^   Fatter���������]JI*m   hoping sjie'M_  6ither=~spraTn her wrist or break "tho  instrument!"  while     tb'1'9    collection     of  literature  comprises tlie Whole gamut of facts,'f.J.eakfast"is ahvuys'mi  and material for what is known ns Nuts ana crcam a,one  modern methods of preaching, as well  as "modern thougnt" out of deference  to the spirit of altruism, it is only  selected from nd *iscd]y and held ns a  sourco of reference ratiier than exhortation.   ���������   NOT SO .MAD AFTFIt ALL.  "Since commencing the use of  Grape-Nuts I. Ha* o never used anything to stimulate tho action of tlio  bowels a thing I had to do for  years, but this food keeps mu regular nnd in fine, shape, and I am growing  stronger and heavier every   dny.  "5fy     customers,     naturally,    have  Youth is going to tackle the things  to-morrow that ago finished yesterday.  Lever's Y-Z (Wiso Head) Disinfcc-  ant Soap Powder dusted in tho  bath, softens tho wator and disinfects.  If you must knock, got out i  middlo or a forty-acre lot and  your hummer.  1   tho  wield  mm liqiiqsoi cures corgsi to cos?.  A young married couple's first quarrel usually begins with an argument  about  how   to  avoid  ffuarrcls.  Many a mlan who imagines lie could  run the eartli can't oven mnnngo a  small  garden  successfully.  Bed-riddon IB Vears. ��������� "If anybody  wants n. written guarantee from ine  personally as to my wondor/ul cure  from rheumatism by South American  Itlicumatic Curo I will bo the gladdest  woman In tlio world to give it,," snys  Mrs. .John Beaumont, of rilora. "J liad  despairud of recovery up lo tlio time  of taking, thio wonderful remedy. It  cured   completely."���������5H  A'  nobleman,  against  whom  iusan-.been  interested    ami I am compelled  ity was imputed by his relatives,- was  asked,   during  examination  by    Lord  Loughborough,   "Kow many  legs has  a sheep?"  "Does your Lorship moan a live or  a  dead sheep?"  asked  the nobleman.  "Is it not the same thing?" said  tho Chancellor.  "No, my lord, there is much difference. A livo sheep has four legs, a  dead sheep but two. Tho others oro  shoulders.'*���������  'mnny  cjucstions  to  answer     ix grent  about Grape-Nuts.  ".Sonne people ���������would think thnt n  simple dish of Grape-Nuts tint! cream  would not carry one through' 1.0 the  noonday nieul, but il will unci in .the  most   vigorous  fashion."  N11 me given by Postum Co., Bntllu  Creek,   iMich.  Look in each p.ic!.'n:,'e for Ibe famous Iii tie book, "The (load to Woll-  ville."-  Be lho critic of your own work, and  have no higher court of appeals than  your  own  judgment.  rer Over Sixty *'"  ,Mn*'.WiN*mo*vi-SooTiMSci Sv  tnlllfoi'Hof motltirs for tjioir ,:  IlFO'llllCHtlllM'hiM, POttl'tlP tin-*; .  .I'iriilunlin,rvKilluluH lliu*(t.otiiit(:[l:iii l  I,iPtr������iii,!,Iyl,������r l).iLrrtit,*ii. t'uuiily*!  Sold b-P'lriij'pJHltilJirmiKh.mt Ll:u u*o  Ll.������tr;r".Mj:-. '���������Vi.V'iLu.i'h-tooTiiiNu  * Men iiu,! '������f  Wnl'j iwizhlrtl.  .. ny'P'ifn,curt*!  iiincifi, nt,(li.i >,hi  lr ij^lH., t|   llDtLl.,  !���������!.   Uu *mrt* an l  **,. Ki'r,"    -22���������111  "My sister ran play the plnnt> beautifully!" "Oh, but you oug.ht to  hear my sister piny the panticnion-  ium!"-  To prova to yod "-ha* "Or.  Ch-wc'H Ointment i'.3 a certain  nnd absolute curo for cnclr  and every form of itchinc  bloedinirniid protrudinjt piles,  >*.c* oiAnnfacturcrs have rcu?.n*.<*tccd ir*-������cc!������a.  imonli.l.H In tho dallf prM-i nnd a**k yonrncl.ih*  10m wliatthcy think o'it. You can uso it and  [eb roar money back if not cured. fiCc a oox. al  11 denlcrs or Edmanso*-.Hates & Co_Toronto  Qra Chase's Ointment  prEBATOKS   WANTED.  Tlic building of railways all over  this Dominion i.s opening good positions for telegraph operator''. The  supply is short, tho demand good.  Young men should givo this culling  moro atlontion. Tho work is easy  to learn, and the expense of qualifying is small when you attend the  Central School of Telegraphy in  Toronto, which is in affiliation witb  the woll known Central Business  College under tho principalshtp of  Sir. W. H. Shaw. These schools are  thoroughly reliable and offer superior advantages.  Mr. Stubbs���������"Yes, that -Mrs. Full-  rich attended the missionary mooting and contributed even lior jewellery to tho poor hoathesi." Mrs.  Stubbs (enviously)���������"Well, only a  heathen would wear such jewellery as  Martlia Fullricli carries on hcr person."*  jMiflard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc,  Teacher���������"I suppose you know.  Harry, that In keeping you after  school I punish myself as well as  you?" Harry���������"Yes, m'm; that's  why I don't mind iti"*  Baby Humors.���������Dr. Agnew's Ointment  nootbes, quieto. and effects quick nnd  cfTcctive cures In all skin eruptions common to baby during teething time. It  fs harmless to thc hair iu cases of Scald  Head, and cures * Kcezcma, Salt Ithcum  and ull Skin Diseases of older people.  3H cents.���������05.  FLATTKBY  TAYS.  Miss Johnson-c"Oh, you needn't  talk! You're not quite perfection  yourself.  I would h'avo you  know."  Mr. SmilherB���������"No, my dear; but  when you're ubout I'm very near,  perfection."  Miss Johnson (coming closer) ���������.  "Oh,   Henry!"  The thousands of peoplo who  writo to me, saying that  s  *S'  ion  The Lung  Tonic  cured them of chronic coughs,  cannot all be mistaken. There  must be some truth ia it.  Try a bottlB for thai cough ol youn.  Prices* S. C. Wells & Co. 310  25c. 50c. $1.   LeRoy, N.Y., Toronto, Con.  i**MB*MneH-i**>*i-a*3  ISSUE  HO.   4.7���������01 ^r_  ���������^zzttersaxaxaaaaHsn | Columbia sulVorcd  it   wus  becui.-e cl'  bird  1 orv  t ii-in  ilowcvu!', he adu  ���������1   term:*   wi*.  TALKED   ABOUT   iHE JUDGS  -ML   I**'*\  .1   ti  i fair, in  ���������i   Ci  'Willi's t  i-.o ci.il.l   \v  tlio 1U-J  "j-.oil C'uitaiu .  retold,  I *i'.t v.'hi eh ia  1  stor;  bchir  ���������i  I!  derail  ii ilif-iwn i-n;iio:l-  :il ill:.  -,-r- ll:* vrr.rcd could un*  ilc c !!::��������� i:!ngii".'.':e, and  ..*���������:��������� lv d ���������*' be employed.  -;i'l)'.- '.ev w-AC, a good fc!*  n v.-.".s I') do justice, but  ���������inly had lean;.  Aa-A.  toward Hi  holding   a  Skin *\ i.i; tee iinoi-pr;  Thr* noil's Al-  innc ll������y.  Mrs. Jointed wn"   tlic richer  ind  grandest of the doll?., and Dolls' Court.  TjGlcngril to hev.  so roll that  tslip kept three- scrv.Viits. There were  Stilly All Wool, (.be kU'chcn'mnltl; Leu-  is Leather Cody. Hie French cnolt,  and YiTlfrl-la Woody Nub. tho Dutch  parlor maid. And T nm sorry lo shy  that t.hr.y did rot got on well.  Wlll'ricla wns bu-y one tltiy in ilie  .parlor, and Pally hud I.nuis all to "ncr-  e'elf.    And didn't she just g'vo h'm a  pier*  "'-'ally,  httni st erf  inti!  of Iter min  rrh'il*  Jointed over the  Thev are the product of money, brains anil experience-substantial Pianos fur people who buy, hut one ii'.xi.iiiiueiit hi a  life time. Thev look well, umiiil well anil wear well. Vot  with ,'tH llieir goodness they tin* sold at a veaSnliable price. _c.ii  easv leinm. A card with your nti.me anil address will bring'  yoii our illustrated catalogue and au explanation of our easy  tinie system of payments, of which you may avail yourself, no  malter where you live.  MASCW     &.-   RBSCH     PIA-fSO   GO-,   LTD.  3;-KING STKKliT WEST, TORONTO,  ON   .  -J. RIac!eoc9, Agent, SeconcB Street.   /  Ej*a*C������n*r-sroE!K!ES  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal;  Piil/ii.-hed   every  Tlmr-iil*'.}'.     SiilKeri'itiim  82  per year.   Advertising rate.* "n npiilication.  Chances of advert :.-i.*ii:.*nU must, lie  in before  noon on Weilnesd.iy to insure insertion,  Joh l'rinting in all its branches prom-illy awl-  neatly executed.  Thuksday, Jan. 5, 191'  "Province    by    llio   sea.   arc  "neglected " !  Neglected indeed !   Let .".nv   unprejudiced observer yianeo over llio  '"sli-  iiiatcs I'm.' llii* past few year*?,    lie will  ctittie to tlie conclusion that the unfortunate etistoi 11 ]irovinces have si'iiared  the account since !    Tf  not Mt: L'ie'd-  itig, then perhaps *Sir "Wilfred Laurier  gave "assurances."   The Fi-cimor, Ah:  Macphcrson   might have added,  ami  KEEP      THEM   , TO A THEIR   '���������--<��������������������������� ^"--n^as given   to   me   by  Ji". I  t:.  A\ it  -  :i<A  I'*.**'  BOND.  In view  of  tlie   fact   thab   Senator  Sir Wilfred Laurier, the "doiiioctai: lu  tlic; hilt,' who wiis forced by his Queen  Id accepting!) honors because he rep-  resented Canada. *���������-. Sir   Wilfred   who  1.111V in;*:;'.  enjoyao'c   (taiice   ol.   Im:.  l������'.'*t!. v.'.'l'-, ileld  in    tile'  rii:ij;ilii'0'^'-l:.ili!  ��������� I .  Friday, I'eu. :.)���������'},- .V:; this was a-reiiiri:  U.".i'.(.*i.- gi'. en l-.v- liis* l-.a-.-ln-idi-i tu tht  iv-::* .H.���������;���������:,*���������.���������  Templeinau, " "Minister without  port-' declared    'nothing' is   too ^. good    fo:  folio." is en route  to  Ottawa,  having: Tartu' (hen  kicked   liim   nut   of   tin  announced thafelie iui{;ht*rniiia*in there j'Cjovt'i'iiiiient.     Sir WilTred   wiio  was  for four months, it would ho  well for j pledged   to   reduce   taxation,  .'reduce  tliose who desire to study the political I public     expenditure,    establish    free  .situation to   remember   the   "system"! trade aa in .England, maintain' the it*-  liy which electioii? iii Bvitisb' Uiiluifiliia'j (tciH!iHIeiice~ol'"p.-tTrirtm(.:;iiv-.i-ei'-,:,i ���������,-��������� <,���������������������������.���������>  ���������were cajoled'with, sui'rciuieiing .their 1 .Senate !    Alas and alack���������! are -.British  franchises   if   not   their   consciences,! Columbian.**   to . bo   asked   lb   accept  witli the   keepiug.''df . those   now   iii   p-lwlgcs  ami   promises   from such   a  power or more   particularly  as  it  is j source?   lt was an insult,   a   studied.  openly proclaimed by certain extreme  Grits,  that   Seiiatoi' Tu'mpleiii'tii  has  promised to   use  every -inlluence  towards inducing   the   Government  to  refuse " better  terms "   to   tbis  Province so long as  Conservatives are in  the ascendant in Victoria.  It will be remembered that, Mi:  Macpherson was nominated fur Vancouver and subsequentiy.il ratification  meeting held. Up lo that time a  majority of the electors throughout'01'* *  British   Columbia   were-antagonistic  to tiie Ottawa  adininisu-.Uirn.  const*-1 :-<iil!*l:n  ;;n'-'  !"'l:u:i   "���������''-'���������'   reni-en.:..     ,  g^.^ A;ricn> ____,,_.  f  cjuent upon   its  shameful intliiret'i-nc-j f*'"*-'-*--    *'��������� <���������'��������� "'-'���������"���������-1* !l rea.-ljai'-t-iii-vib ui" > tribe-, cos-pete with thc-ia.  to the interests of i'he people. Locally, j "-������������������* '.\'-'.an-A.a.\ iviution-i wilh the. Domir*  the questions   of'a   it-adjustment   ot'i K"'n-    Aivi v.0 man   e-.-.n   ���������;.<>   uiurc  subsidies and otiier i-Mics between tbe I s"i.*iire '.::���������* t-:a". ...v. .-.*.a.:p;ie..'.-*i.in.  Dominiou ami  Prov-tiee,   a  iliity   o;A     "'A.;:a ::���������������������������::   :.   say   t'oiugii:   what  ' ...,,...; l-.ave ���������,r.-.':*i* sai.'i   i-efoi-e   on   a   'vil-lk- \ tTi3.de oi the sinews c������ vanou-j an.rca,.*,  ^^-^^u4^1^tLUSLLL^_^U.L'*'0.^^1.1'. ri 1 H't  ',!- It".' *.\:; ih  rage ������������������������������������.',*���������' i'.i.-.m ;'.sii*. ii-i  In)-.* cvi ;*. t:;'.',*ii t'.-.o \*,*!i:i'.:  fur lie fl! .T-iiveri'.l 1 !ml. I'.  bn.i*.';!il :.limit all Co. is  wonili.-r it l:e i*i-:ij<.*i:i!*'..-i-i*-.T "���������!:*. J!m-*  Ueitxii-'s " wah:!- s'.eli-iu*.-,'', iiu* Libera!  repudiation uf the tmui.*, of uuii'i* witli  llritish Culiitlibitl, -tho C::ii:,-i;*\*o*.i  let nis, the ei't'oi ts tA i.nvil l)u;i*i*t in :')  ,*t!sii llitttlie li::'.l a'.ways b'..*:*:i in lavur  oi" rcailjiisl-uuTit, in fact aw.".h-.-t'eil ,-ij.  niglit- ii> liiii.l: over llu: wroiigs ol* t!*.e  people and sympathise witli thrtn in  their hcittir,, of noversity. ! :i t-Iun-t,  bo was so in lores! ill, s:i cttrn'.-*.!. that  lie roitliy b.eiiev.'ci tlie. (i'-'cjveriiir.csil  WDiihl- build tiie Hoii.*.'.-K<iuit*!tay railway. Vvliatti "hoji" for (be"siiiil'ii-i!!  oloct'ort: in Valt'-C'irihoo, b*?*-R'.e:; jl|e  i-li'ect, al. l!ie mus!., The v.'hohi inci-  licnt was disgrac'-i'iil, il' nut i!!i*g;t!.  Tiiis hiw.'.cu eifurt lo bri!*e a. ..peujile  willi tiioiiey really beimiging tu tl'.ciu-  h*.*Ivck t;l>ou!i! not he 1: it-got ten. ICmr  let fl-.e Olta.wa st.'iii:.-.!i',e:i .***i.';i 'r.p tu  I he Carii.tiin's ufiieu auii '*���������.*: i!o.  The New Footbridge.  Tj-.' Kdit'ir Ilitvici.srui::: i:ia:.i:.r:  Sir,���������I w.-is sitri-'i-iscd v* ii.'ii X look a  v.-aik on f'l.i ii.tii:a.s day tu Iir,;1, a futi!.-  liiiiige.acrosstb.e ('uiun;!.*ia i*iver.. !  tliitiU, iiiv. tj*.lilu!'...ti:is is one of .tin  iiiics-t things doivi hy'our iiifmlier, i-.h'.  Thu**. T.**.*ki:'*. . ,!t i:* u c:o:ivi*iiU:i'ici,:'ti  Jilt* public and a .child may now crns*  Lie rive:* in safely. 'i'he ������������������tilth*:.-*,  i'terpss. t lie Cu'.ntnlii.'i liver hue. nuiv a  s:i''i? and (���������niMi'i.n-la'./li! lighf; of way  fail!! the city Cu.tIis:S:,..bu''.:ic.'<.  ������������������...'" yntusdi niy,  Ai In ti-  ���������iiiclcil    1.0  tin- did n'it Ii-nnslati: (ho   |  court.    .A hist tlic Jttil:: 1  ,'   Y.-htit had    be::-"  -,\o!i  Ir.g,  Jl  lorii," -.viis tho int.i:*-  ;*.ii*t."  n.  "Jlo'.v ilai'O you s-ay tln-.t wli'-a wo all  7:T**-<.". yot! Lill'.itig to h'uu. Come, i-i;',  V, 'lat v.-A/ri it?"  -My lord, it ltr.il notliinc to do v,*il."j  1:1A caso."  "If j'oti do not t.'-U mc what hc Raid  .VI; conttvtk yoi! for contempt. Kov:.  M-hrit did he.s:.iy?"  "XAJ.l. my lord, you'll excnr.o mo,  "���������at ho tsid, "V.'iio's .that onld womnn  with iho rod bed curtains round hoi"  r.itt'mg up there?"  live--:" ore in co*.tvt laittjhed, nnd tho  t:;vi:iai'f tlids-ot. for a moment, try to  rr.oti tiie l'p.'icovnly coruttctt. The Judge,  iu his rod ro'jcs and v.-'nito v.dg. coloi'.od  until his'faco was hrisliter than hi?  rnd rohns and tijked:  "Ann what, did you say?"  "I fsniil, 'Whist, yc s, pulp eon! Thal'a  the ould boy that's coin' to hung yea.'"  .-ill  you  ln.-.vc  oTf  talUliiK  riul let rny cuc:;ts itt?   It's my reccii-  Lo:i day."  "Yes.  tna'nTn " :;*iM f*,il'y.  :;l lui: iin'. <>-.  haii-uas A-\  tt'.itii the v.v-  ins. /.t'lii"  !:,c oxj-ii'.:*'.-*-,  ln.,iiv.*i-s '.>:' i il  i):*.i'I:eIi.":S, :'���������*  e-Aiipi^d .. 11'::  wuh:;i viii-  \  ���������Z'ronli'rs of IVnl'iu llayH.  I was making n. pcclastl'Iaii tour o"  Tro'iand in thc latter days of- thc F*".i*  ia.ii movement., and, many curious incl-  cirtVitts camp under roy observation,  Ehov.-lng iio\v Kealons the royal Irish  constabulary was In arresting straits-  firs and charging lhem secretly with  Fcnicniam. At that time the harjca>  corpus act was repealed and any ono  arrested could bc kept in prison, without a trial, for a period of two years.  Whon a man war, tried ho felt that ho  ".vas to faco a partisan-judge and a  packed jury. I am not going to make  the charge that juries were always  willfully packed, imt I know that many  a jury was afraid to give an accused  tho benefit of any doubt, because tho  liberty of esch member 0" that jm*a  .T.'as imperiled.  T.remember of reading of ono Instance "where tho accused was so well  pleased with the personnel of the jury  that he did not challenge any one, but  when his counsel whispered that it  was strango ho replied: "The jury's all  right, but.I'd ioike to challenge 'the  Judge."  The witnesses wore also afraid to  testify too strongly in favor of the do*,  fondant*, for if thoy did they might bo  treated as I.heard a. witness treated in  Cork. Judge Keogh, who had boon a  Nationalist at. one timo. but Was accused of betraying his fellow. Nationalists, listened to a witness who'told a   .  Tlils'Itr-iii Has a ������������������������������������trlliiMl Wife  T.'v. J. W. Rickics of-Chanute, Kansas, is,very proud of his petrified wife.  He introduced his present wife to a  visitor the other day with the remark:  "This is my wife���������that is, one ot my  ���������wifes," he said. "She is wife No. 2.  My first v.'ife is over there in the cor-  "ier." ,  The visitor considered the remark a  ���������most unusual one. Noticing his perplexity, Mr. Rickles volunteered to explain. He led the salesman to a pbiQ  foox in one corner of his ostablisnment,  ���������Lifting a lid off the box, he displayed,  t.o tho astonished man the form ot a  petrified -woman.-., The form was perfect, and, tho features almost as natu-  yal as one could expect: to. see in lifo.  Tho visitor says that Rickles ex*  '/daiiied to hire that his: first: wife had  died nearly.a.iiu'artir.ot ii century ago,  ���������ytrhile-he V.13 living in- what it luu>vvu  as tlw "Had Lands",in North;,Dakota.  vo:*-7strai^tforwai*d'"stor?, and ^ieri j" Soyeral.-years later he had the body ex*,  'advised the chief, of police to look into ������������������' humed for .removal, and. to.und that it  '"i'til Mr. XVor d; ������ Fa' mo ��������� !���������'��������� be rare-  fa! how be goes na stabs. The pacr  man's legs aro r-n s'-'-tt."  "\'c~, nia'am." And off Sally went  lo let In tV.c callr;-:-.  Vi-A. V.'ax .'iiid ���������>���������'���������::-. Noah went up  to lhc bedro*".:.!. r. r.:! hero tlioy found  Mt":. Join toil p'litin:: i.n hrr heft cap  ard lHtle Miss ll:-u.) Hail* ch Ling with  her.  "Ah, ccune in. rny deal's!" said the  ���������hoslccs. "Coirtie !n!"  "Picaso. AU--. -No-'-li." M*"a. V/ax sa**d.  "v.-lil yon bold Chin.*, while I brush my  'hair It must be nice to be yon. because your lint does not came off and  your hair cannot gel. roupli."  "Put the dear ehild to bod -in- the  little crib." directed Mrs. Joint-d.  Mrs. Noah ���������undiTs-rert little China  and danced her tip and down to keep  her o.uitt till her uioti-.Of was ready to  put hcr to bed. *    -  Meanwhile.all lh*> either,gtiest:*,' wore  coming,  Sailor. Boy.   with   his .sweet-,,  heart. Sophia Bisr-i:". were the last.  At, last they yore all there, and, little China,' having lieen safely 'tucked  up, the ladles in the1 bedroom went  down- stairs, and 'the-party.began; ���������'���������  '���������'Such goings ou! Such sct.ks!- -Such  dances! Such chatter! Well, it was  thc jollic-i gathering that had ever  been given Sn dolldora. At le-ast so ta  guests said.  *..'���������_���������.,'li~*.���������   .  *v<?i a >} *u ui} m iUii :< 1 i 1 a.uj .u u a -ikLkmittk  *>y li'taO'-A-ii.-i'-'iv-;.''! ,}*.*: v'v'*- ���������-* .���������v^.-t'.i.W^*a*ivl:-.]'^tea*J;*;o'3*i������*3fe*2TOe  i ���������������������������   1A.14Y 5 r!*,5j"By^ ���������   !  E*5,r jr*-*** ^>  "0   ti*v '������'.-5 *  %3>  \%t'A*i&\iu&Mh&L%  %,. GUY ���������B,iJ7.iB^.R:1   -. JsweEler, Opticsan  ���������ra^a's.'^g'-.ts'^T^ey^ss^'g^  s^^tt;-.ZiC^!tjz&zuissstsr:viaKci  P.EAI. E3VATS i.ZlA'.TS.  COKVEYfifiGHIG liOTARiESTltBLIC  ���������* %^mm^ 11 m NH IJ ������������������������������������������������������  A.^.���������..T_C. ������������������ ,^ f C.P.R.  Townsite Mara Townsite  AvliNTi, 1'OK-j  .. Gcrra.-dToAvnsite.     .   '-,.  -,-,,.--.���������_  __���������',., f Fire ancl   Life   Insurance   Companies���������.-��������� j  i only Reliable Ones.  AGENTS FOR���������  anacla Permanent Mortgage Corporation  COAL MER I-I ANT���������Comas.      C.   P.  R.  Hard Coal  ' First Street,    -    Gp. Kacdbnald &.Kcfsteith's... ;  ���������������������������      'I  *a-G^lic^^^-^gC*aa*E������*g,ta^^  the character of tho witness, as it was  -^*-^^--JtML.XAJX2i-.XX...'ViCjnJSiAX^^iiit'-^-'  tlio witness Tvas arrested.  insult, to attempt io lirilio thu peopte,  on the eve of a general elect ion. . Tli"  pill, although sugar co.iied. "ivn?  nauseous. Tliose who have had os*  psrionco kiti'W what was bonoa.th the  surface���������but thero were others.  Then Premier Tweeilio i'rotn New  Brunswick ioKl his audience a pretty  ttory. hut be had eastern espt'i-it'iice  tliat:would enable !itt:i to fjive point-  fi-s to tin- average western pievcuicat-  .',     e?.*5*^*^ft.v*.J..>*.-*^  *:Ui.* ,   Kow Zulu Wcnien hew  .-.i: L'^tttiibia U  in   a,   speeias j     .���������*-���������������.-,, g*.*>- oi .*,e z-Am ci ?.o\:ib Africa  !,*   ronre-.-enf ���������'���������-������������������'In S6w!n5 fur is a fc elisor, old word in j  oiaA:-'. w;..s. in:i-,ii* tr  i iiux'- --*n.*;:c*.*;-s. Thi-;  ;,i wii t:' :;;-.->-; y J. :it<:i'i-  l' h:*lli:-' 'nt' tiie Ill:::-',l-  .':U:-,'.l.*!l    I.f    tli--:'   ciif.SC f   '  ^:**:e:'-*l  ���������.-.-.���������.���������ii l-iM ti.  .^a  !v;r::;-"d   to   li:  jviuu-j    itUiC.**-    t^ivel:  **.V!i.v ttiii Yeplni-Ti AVer** I,ctf,'(i.  Talking o" tho;:yeoraen brings bad;  " good yarn thit is going: round.tho-  cs.mps at tlieir oxpaisse. They aro notorious far two tilings���������their pluck:3.nd  thoir-awful' bad bitslicraft. They,  would ride up to-tho-month of a foe*  man's trims coolly and garaely enough,  imt they ain't iind their way homo on  'the vsidt after dark to save their souls  and so fall into Bopi* traps with a reg*.  riai'lty that is becoming monotonous.  T-'iooiiiiy a British oiliccr who had biic-  iaess'in a Kosr laager, aslced a com*  iiiander-wliy th<jy" *-������l ths yoonien freo  T/h*3T3 tbey made them-prisoners. "Oh!" ;  quoth the Boer, with a merry twinklo  i:i his eye, "thoso poor yeomen of  j-nuvs,- we can always capture thcm  trn-sa wa want them." This is not a  gcad story to tell if you want an eu*  cores, if you happen to bc sitting round  a yooraan table or camp Are.���������London  S Daily Saws.   ,.'-.,  lumber and a duty instead of a.!i.'.i;u','*'  "onnead'-wefrtmrltntgn  they  were  in  ilan-.Tr   Lib:*: ii**   iiav  com muni t*a te,.l   with     i ���������;>-��������� i*     Ouawa  friend.**, the result l>c'>tiir ttiat L-iwyei  were retained to jile,*n: the e.is:*  oj' tin*  Goveiiiineitl aj.'ain-,t llu* pe"i*Iv.    r*ir.  F. C. Wade, K. C. was t.*.!L*.l   to   ti..*  fronL PietuicrTw'-c'dii- ot S,-sv Uruti.:-  wiclJ was sent   fmin   :h<*   (.���������a.***,   nl.'**  the cat id id ate liiiiiji-ii wa.:- h.-nilwl *.v *;. ���������:  bulging        lliruiLl'.ftil*-  ..  of     (i,''-.*pt;*..ti.  " Brili.-h Columbia is   to   bavr*  I i.;:,p  terms"!     So   s.iiil   Mr.   M*.*.rp!i*.-rx.ii  [XVe cpiote  from   the   Liberal   new--*  papers, World and Province;: ���������  te.*i*i.j't.*tn:i'nt   v  .r    ..r   .y.,   o~b'-  : I'sp'fl'*:* TIT������  t'.-ivn KiJIIrf**.  ''"    ''rU-rtretASii \     L-iIrcds-ic! t>.*3pcar-:ar,try*stii-i-."uso.tlia  , -     ., ...  ,.,., ,. iAi" ii,. : T-oru. "jidioti" in its original sense, con-  employed is wiiery current i.rcm u*.at i ...._..,-���������   , ,��������� ^. .��������� ...,     ,*n-),,���������. ���������ntl,.r  , ,Sedbr the ordi^ry nee^ie wouion. In j ^a^^ihtiro?^  t. ���������-. tne first p!a������, it has no f^'iS*S'l. \ Irish .ccurta v.-iii o������i8n hcj a witnesa  t is like a E^--.:r,.poi=.ed a. t ,.......,,. ,n _..nu;t ^^ ^^ hQ    ^g  ":���������;.;it 'jr.toircir.''    An aiauKing instanc.a  n -vliic'-^ tji'i word was vised in that  . .TV:-'*  p-l-tic*-!.-;:*   in  a  report' of  a  cu������  the best being made Lorn the- siT-twa ��������� r*,-r.-,-,p, trK.:;  ������������������ sjj^o.   An'old man.  LiAAiAMAjTiJ^v^jiJiz^ is -;U!i. :a- ; T,.j.0 -������.r,j *jC;.;; as-af:!t*:-'l. vas bcia-? ox*  irjT.'rrErrrcr"���������rt  i-^~:^7rltf-ir--AT-Jf,  ��������� second,  ��������� one tnd and thick al the cifcer.  T ^    The thread .s not cf cotton, tutt ia  had turlied to stono. He then'c'oncludod,  tri^tIjiort.itt-i���������-i-i<'-i"'!:st::i:imn--auii-aiiicn:  iit-u" takon.the body with, lil'm wherever,  Jis Kent : ������������������" *:* .'.;*���������.-"��������� '^ *",>"."-'"^  ��������� (JiAA?y  :-^:'i(---  ���������������������������[btiisVUiirJy  $1% J-%,J!-AA'  .y^iJIJJ \' "':SSAyy.  Jiny.  /  ���������/���������������������������������������������  xjff%  \ /a  \/ ���������  '\*  /.���������/J  v  SOCIETIES.  P**d Rose PGijrcc meets second ami fourtir*  Tucalnvs otciicli- month; White Rose Decree  mc'ils third Tuii'siinv of.ciifh qinirter.inOildfol-  lows Hull.   VisitiiiB brethren welcome , ',  lli.6S������Sal@ ��������� & ::H������taII; :leat:.lercliasitB  J_^' ^ji__^jmtj^^^ "--:'-ijJ'[;J'J  .-..,.. ���������J.���������^- ^,.. .~im&mxma;ii*>rt*������ii.r- *t ���������������������������.~*^.Tzri*rxetT^o-tpi'-i.r.-^.-r^a?n*mi>-i  W'j���������'--''  A [ 'A '-,..'���������  p      REOPENED  "    W&'     ' $  '- RE MODELED :  T\a?q .Boors.-..'S-ouith'  ������f^-the*' Kew rBnperia!   Bank :;;  -.:*.������������������'.*���������.��������� Promises^ formerly'occupied by Union" Rcslatti'ant,  T. It. BAKER, '..  I'rcslclcnt,-  ���������II. COOKI!,  ,  Secretary.  :,:��������� ill-1 .-II  I!  v<  ::lllll   v.;  '������������������ Kind, -.i  I ivb-i:. .  ; vin*:i.,i  ; in;; nn  i wi'.iv;  Lttiiic,  ::(:r  t'.--  ii;i:-,:>!iin'**;!ii-iit  I' -,r any jmblic: :i ;-::':,,  iy. Aa yt-AAA lie* Lt:  ..i-i-.n.   i;,ivl   1... , :;   a ,;;,i:  t*i vai-inus iMi'iiiciria1.*  led f':i' 1'ii'liliei* 'i'we,  ;   ������������������',! i:   dn   lint    ni'*,'in  "Before cloning, Mt*. M,*K*]������b:*!*:  paid that he advoealed liellcr ieiin*-  between the Provinces and I lie Dninit:- j '''��������� *"*  .'f!  elasiic, v.'itti a gvi  "itink" and WEglf. icx-If 'Jp witii aa>*  thing near it. "Befor*; bA,ng ur.od :: in  steeped in hot waler until it is <;.:h*3  soft, and ia then b-^iten-tetv/ecn tv.'C  smooth Etoiica, whic-ii c-ati-iM 't to s&p-.i  rat.o into filament?, -.vhich c-in thu;  obtained of any strennth ami li.ic.-;-  ucfG. Thu->, thn stcit,i-i.-;-.r:-K*s has a considerable amount of labor bA.oxe ai-.n  commences with tho re;d work iii hniyL  Fiually, sho siaats cr, ti:������ grovinc!,  (for no native stonds to work, or do  anything else, who nan \iO/.:'ih\y hni-i  It), ajid, takln*? her need!,-, haven twi  Ttolea In the. edt'.fi ot tho rnvc or ,"av-  ment on which she is woi any;, ihi  thre-id ia then pu-died thro'igb v;ltl*. tho  butt of the needle, drawn ti;;ht, ar.d  two moro holes are msde with a lilts  result, ths sitewer profn'cssin-s very  slowly, but frst eac-.i<;h for a country  .,  !  li'-n yat: v.-,  :���������:*���������'���������'!. -'AA,  Aril the wii  t       Kir,     ',.���������'������������������  r:T^nr;.^-rrrrotfc"?Ti  was cr,i-,d:;etir.g the pro-  d were you stunned  --: !:;���������,���������-.*-:!:i-d dov.-n?" iio  I whr,t,   yere    honor?"  ;-'*'f.:in;*,i:c!," repeat..  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 165S.  '��������� ������������������ -x*. KeKtilar* -nccllnRt'. nre bold in tlic.  E/Q Orldftllov.*'!! Hallon lho Third'Frl-  c-s'-S-. dnv ot eacli month, at S P.m. sharp.  Of*,v*<iJ Vialtini: brethren nordinlly Invited  ej%rr.?i A W.B.I' Lli;ilN(',������'..M -  "vsass-  i. ACIIESOK/Kcc-Sec.  '���������rOOTE.S'AY 'S'I'A!!'; P.. IT. P.  iteets.-oix/I'i r,-t��������� J.uu.j.cti'y.oLc.yuf y mon tli, i n  I. O. o.T. UTiiTt  .7. .���������������������������CHEr'O;*.'. W. V.  .J..1I, Alt.MSTltOKC;, RF.O.  'JS:    'iJjJ-Sj'Tr'''XfJ:    0mk cold Range Lodsre, K. of P.,  ria.:tr.r.."':'or.:/       "Were ]-It^Ml'   Ho'  28> "^'Stoke, B.C.,  ir.-ja-*:;.,>,'���������"���������      "Sliurc*. ! j, "JM^  '  tie, :X..-.:!. at .i-i?"   tin i "���������'���������������&**������  si  lord." st.!d-.$!io r.:,:/,r.r.A  hi:-.!." ������u!d tiie J;:dOT.  <v! r.;nv.. .*:.'������������������! Uiey l.iil you  c ':::A/A::/A: "Kiiij:, that  ���������'.'ill',' ele.tr*  ���������f'rn ar,*:.:*!   , (;,Jt,lM)��������� ,.,,,���������.,;, c c.  t.'its  stupid  '  ���������yiFS'TS' KViCHV WKD.VESDAY  l'i In Oil'ltvllows' Hall nt. 8  ,i'i*!ui*k. Vtslijue Kniglits nre  cordially iuvit**(l.  Mrs, McKltrlchj���������'���������������������������M&n&.'ger&ss.  .....   Open al, alljioiirs.    ���������..."'        ...   Short Orders tastefully served,  Ftfleai .TiGH^.ts... SssiiscS,   . Tes-ras' Moderate.  ���������ti^.^M������!^H*a3SHg*g-.*^^L^;*i*.J'.**,lj^*m^^ imn t- L.uii.^mxanrzsx  S'l'JJW'Ali'l' Mr.DOXAI.n, K.of K. *���������-?.  II.     . liJKMVN, M. of I'".  ir.:i!-..-:  public:, -where timo Hot oo vaiuc whatever.  ..s ! ' !ii* f.".i i I'ne.t ���������-.* (une day" tljcrtt wonlil :  tl:n   see'.ml  The,, tlic* j',.-Tl,;i  ion Governtiient than were ^innled at.  the time of Confcdeiatio  i-eyenue of the country was .some ������12.- j  000.00*.", while now it. i.s some .'*'7>'y'K'0,. j  000, anil'there is re-fpiircd  a  readjii:!.-!  ..'-���������*. IllC-t-i t - III  llii   l.ll.'l!,    the   (bive; nuiQli  Tho sltin upon which tha seamstresl  ia working Is dampened with water ht-  "i.i foro she commmices;    and cb the damp  '-. ii. i-,i';*.*iiil  l.iiit',   tiie  Ciovt..; v.uienl '. thread and hide dry. out it brings tli*?  , ,, ��������� ��������� ,   ,-. ,      , .     .    ,,���������....- iwork vcry closed? toKftt.hei*.  1 I.i msli   (ycilinn!>:a   ba i   been j ....,��������� *..... ,  ... ,  ���������,vio:r.;>*.: av.] iilietiiplcd ,*i lit!.!-- c'ciUi  i  j .-:-'. v-      . ->iir*i.  Iji*i1   ii'|:**n!;ii!i*n   busine*.-*:.      .*-;(,   far-  can* "non-';  tJreat Newspaper Proprietor���������Penile  taste seems to demand *huir.or, but ntt-  mor comes hlrth.    Can't you think up  f.rr,  Seii.i.tnr Ten*.| I������������������- * BOmo cheap way of setting it?  ippe.-n-i-il iibniit,  Uie  -.*..,������������������.   tim-'     Ab!o   Kditor ��������� V/ell,   let���������ms���������see.  ment of  the   finniici.-il   ,'ii'riin.i.teiii.til.s ; what lias been lioiu  between Ihe Provinces and the l''c;l<*i* il : ,, ,i*|.j'i,i',,"   ,M;n  Government, ami Mr. M.'i''pbc:i*s(,:i said  TriAT he had EVjjiiY A!-H,.;i:.\.-*.'CK that.! ' '   ; When I was editor of l.Iio Tiimgtowrr  eucli a readjiistiiieiit-wot'U) lake place :""'  ""���������"������   v']'i''1'   "nini:n>l,ed    Ah *. , -fjuslo I noticed that my iiorse's Las lent no verv diMnnt ili.ie." j ""J- :l1  V"*'*-* *���������<���������    The S.-iml,,,. then \ demanded   oata    but ^lats  cwmo   hlKh.  I     ,*,,,. ' So I started a big prize contest. In tho  "   Every     assurance.  *'     foi-ooolh ! ' 1-;*      ''      " *"!''''"'! ;1S ^'"W" ���������''''���������<> , JJtigle���������offered a year's subscription Tor  ' j r.-|*<:;-.i*il in ibe Vic-torin Timc-s- -��������� | tho best  bnsnel    of    oat,:-).    Well,  mk������  .. " : farmcrB pitched in to RCt that Ktihserlp-  j     ".';t'i:ii.(ni- lean,Lilian dealt with the: lion, and when I made the award i iiatl  I refeii*in*i-i     *.f   tlm   Com-ei-valives   In ; iny bin full of oats.   Sco?  belter lenus for Ibilish Oiliiiiibin.  f[.* I     "l bco*   You now tliin'rt or r-clllnr: tip  ,.,;.,,,,i    ,���������,,    ,i    ,    ,,      , ,        n. great prizo Joko contest, nml f-rtt ono  poi.lied    oul    Ihal.   i.h(,   I.ei'.iiM   iimlri*  wbii'li L'rilish ('uliimlita eulered Cnn-  i'.'iieralidli were iiittl.ually nrran^eil by  (,',j.'i-c:*v,*iliveH bnib in l'eili*in.l and  Infill politic::;. In regard lo federal  niilwidies lhe federal power' hud hoik*  further limn was asked, and il* British  "Whose assurance 'i "Whoso pleil.tre.  whose promise ? Ah: Fielding, lb"  Finance Minister, who a few j-eiirrfnj'-o  over his signature in Ibe Loiidnn  Standard, wrote: ���������  "The tvliole tendency of the  ���������'Caiiacliati system is lo siptan-  "der monc*ys in the far "Wesi.  "while  public   works   in   the  hundred dollars' v/'.rtli of jokes every  .week for tho price of ono, Glorious'  Co ahead."  Samo Proprietor Innxloimly, a weel:  later)���������-Ah! UooQ inoniini'. AVell,  tivtvo you got yottr bin full of oats?  Ablo Editor (mournfully)���������No; il'B  full of chestnuts.���������Philadeinhla Roc*  erd..  ,; ..*���������..,...,     ,.. !   . ,  ���������'"e. t,-.**;* -.-jr. is to  m-jrry?     Vihv  rterti't hs Wiit t;:i hu is eider    ar.t)  "A'-J !',:;' '- fHrit ct.ve. he VJ-Oul'i - uT.  S.;z[ l:|:l������])!'������ -Inlrl.i.'tyrf.   .  firr." ci,*,y 'a 1 (;���������������:������������������! r:.-,r:-'-p,-,t,n "ent  r.7jt'.ey.') t.**-*Ore l'i* iate Lo-ri! CM':;' .:'u--,. .  ti"*: o'lk s-if It. he --.-::--: :-*.;'.ti;jK !n>o;l,*t  v.-lien arioii'er iiarrivter tei:i;(r:;: ;n.i- at  ths r-.-Tiri:***.-' :l:ir:r-r*; the he*r.:n*.- o? a  ti-i?l 'nr bit; a--:���������:,'. -AA;;<'re:A - Hv, Al,  wli'Ai:: V.,': e-.-fr.-rep p.-i,a!i:y for h'.r:-  r.nyy':" "'i'*,'e mt- hf r:;-ii--l:i-,*/," la-  5'5fi:;   :*r*-.-?:;-..-*   fii.r-;;.y;!l.  -.���������tie r,'* ~A:aa   Lot'!! Tlr.s'-el'  w \-t  ],',;������������������" T.ibrr-;'!:* in t.ee1'!a'--' e m.  l-r.;.;:in   iii?-.   f,;;i--<::.-:i  et  -;;:.t  some*    V:i'.'.   i.ia.'Ily   p.*u-  ���������'���������:.    Afler   the  eori fit :::n  -3   niiti,-*i'*-*H  bhincbv  lnvl  Ci'.r.ibi!   iP.ii.iill   (nv.    l-ri  tl;    "!.;t':i l.;  :'..'Ti. ",. ih>    o.-,  . but I vols tJr.eli'h." T.o*  I.t tiff followed,   wii: ��������� e -ti-  t proceedet), "tt-td f ���������'��������� -M :-  Scotch."      With  lid'  hitl  nndleimo waa   f..r,etitni.-������������������  aud'oncf was   6ocu:oi.������-������  ���������, News.  t-JKT  Vf. i  1!   PRINTING   BOSK  AT  THK IILI*:.\LO,  Camp-Mountain-View, C. V,'. 0...W.  *-.!'-,*.*��������� in Si:lt:irk llnil every -Kccond* nnd  1'���������.!..������������������ 11 'tidnv'-t f.ieli iiiutith iit s p in. visit*  il.;; '. ii'ii.;,,: tr '.*or'liallj* invilt'i! to iniend.''  F. It. l:fi|-ltNK, fen. ('om.  ]!. W. y.bWAI:I>B, Clcrli.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME   BEEF.     POKK.   MITTON     SAUSAGE.  ' FISH AND- GAME IN SEASON.  -���������"^zz'g"s'*-n*Bs*m-r''r*TS3-i^^ ���������,v,*u-asiziamsg  i -  LEGAL  tVifM MAXMi.s*.*! :-xtiT:f,  I'.itrijytvr, r:,>lit:ltnr, JHc'  :-lr*t Jit re"I - . Kcvelstolie, It. I'.  j.7, \,':V'i:V, M'CAUTl*;'. ,'t I'lSIMIAM  <*i  l'.'T,r**sl������'r-. :*fti(*noi'*'. i-;t'*.  *>:'-. f.tr iKif-r-iiisl il/iljk ei C.ariu.lii.  |,>i,- (niul-: ii.h.aii i-A K |tr cent.  1 ;i'..-r .���������-vi*,i;ii. f:.:\id������i(,ki: ll. i:.  fij  ���������I'  -,)   i-  jvic:  on.-',  *,   ':ii:.  Lo!.-  e.i    :  iinl'  Lo:;  ���������- *l   1  .lull   /.'  ' Da.   Mouuison  i)F.xi';:vr  (.itlli'i: (..v*r i;,:i's' I'liiK Sl'ir,*, MiM.*l:':n:',io Ave.  H. W. Edwarcss,  TaxicSerBTjist.  OF.F.R    IIEADS,    HIROS,     ANIMALS  HEADS,    BIRDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE,  B. C  mips  Clothing* thai is good for winter.  There is not   much   space   left  in  our  prilcf   Book,    but   just, enough   .for.  paiticiilar.peeplc who want the BEST  . Vvc guarantee minute. accuracy in  >   manufacture, post.-gradualo  tailor*-? of  .^S/^fe*^  i unquestioned skill, masterly designers'  of unexampled creative ability���������all of  these conspire to produce.  Cress-nan's .Ordered .Clothing*���������  and in themselves form a Society for  the prevention of cruelty lo Woolens.  Il is logical lo turn for relief lo  CCCM  TAILOR  British Columbia's Foremost Clothiers  I rn-  j  I'll:  l'i-  m  |v  J'.st  I-'!  NGTIUK.  Notice if lu'ii'hy Kiv.'ii   tl,:it .til iltiys .-.ftui* i!������lo I  IlltlMll t't VA.i'-r,: ;i[.llt,'*;:ii(l'.l   t.i    UlC Chi. f   I'i'llllill.-i-  H10I1*-*'.- of l.l.l.i.-; i'.U'! \*. .'t.'%.-. t. 1' il *.]<ivi|,.l lti-tlico lo  cut iin-l c ::*;*,* ;-.:,:,y  tt".:i!i-:* fr.n.i t.ho folio*., in*.*-  il*.'.n.*i*ih*.*:l tells *-il:i,.u* I m l-'.-.i.it ivoot-.-iiiiy:  No. 1.  l'o:'.ain**.i������'ln,c:>i :i ].*'*t **!������������������..it .t.-iitlit* smith i*:i*.ik  of iir' I'oi'l.noi.i Itiv.,** .'i'i*,-iil tl:i.*i*i..d^ iitiovu tin.  liioulii  uf   i'lii:.)*.* m\ i* ;,.ii-i i*,t;ul,.'.l "I.. >K*l;.;iu',*.  norlli wost. i*o:u.*i*,' 11-..-n.-e* ��������� ���������:*-: s.t i-tii.iii.s tiiVnrc  Mialh  St)  cli,:;i:>,   tinli'V   lit:;'.   SU cli.vii:-*.   tii:*lli't*  norlli S:i cliitiii: to tin: poinl i-t v*>:ii:iu.lu*i'uic:it.  Jlati'il Hot. Will, i'jrl.  No. *.:.  l:'.'l*,to,l nn tl*.t, -:olitli  C'oia'.li  In, nl> i I  nli*..*.*l!i  i.l^tlCiUl  .'h:lill*-. I'll*.:.I  cliuin ���������. t!i.*!t  lii,.'iK'tuii*:il.  ll.lli'.ttlit.  i'.;-,:- "I  !i.. .'*���������;,-,  tnoulli oi  l ,.l*.o  KiV. |*  I.  *lt    till"  old ,���������.-.i!  anl  -.-liii'll-li, til: i'ouit  l"lll, 1.  ill.  N*i  r.t.  '������������������lin  ri'iimu'iudiiK  Ixuil:   .1   tlu'  iiIh.vo ttie ino.itli ii  I  *ili*l',i*:itl'.* lioith v.-:.  cliutits, lliouc: ,:���������:.*:���������  clwlin:*..  Iti'*l;*c    .\l'*,t  Co:illlK'U:*v'li'.,'llt.  l):iii.*iloi*,.,.::;li, vvtu  *l  ;:i l.*v,i*  nioo r,\*  *.vri;-:i-,"  ���������i cliuins  SJ eliiiin.  it lit v I  thr*  ni"i*,i!e.-U*  on Hi  thu   point i.f  I;. >I<*1.1*'AN.  NOTiCK.  Notice is liori'liT l'.ivoi! thnt SO lln**..=��������� nftor diile  J intend to m.:l:o npHiiutlim t.> liie Cliief  C:.mr.:i;*-in:n-:r -.*! ,1.*:'���������,<<������������������ i'.* Work* for n speeinl  liciiuce UMiul ini.l iiirrv liiutv tlililoi* irom llic  fc..]lev, 111*4 dociibeU lands* Mtu-iuM in linni  Kuuieiiny:  A  Coii'.nien: in*r ftt n po*-:t pl mted en the I'outl;  bllllU ot til.: l.olu'.r.l.i i ri\,*r, ,*,ii nir livo *.*.il.::-  nttove f'i::uic riv--*.*, ni'.'l n:*i:la-ii -li. ..!i.*ii*.*iiu':  lionh - *.ve.*.t i-orner ["���������:*" ti.*'i.<'-' i-iaith S.  cliuin-'. liienee ..*n*a ri) iliuias, *,ii**ni*u nortli i-  th;iir:������. tliou:**.* wu.ii, c*J cluiiiis to '.lie poinl of  t*oniiii*.:iicemoiii.  JJatcd Oct. l.llSi, llitll.  rommeaeinr Pt ������ p*,s*t planted en tho south  ��������� biJ.nl*: el tl.i: i;ol;i:i-.li'..*. river, nt,:..ui nut! n mile  -.above Ykilicv creek .in,I lourkcd ��������� K. Mi*u-.:*.n't  norlli v,e.-:t. c������:*.iC:* po:-t," ificn'iw'e'iisi f-.u-.li.ilii*-,  '   theneo    Noiiili     *n  t'tu'.itiH.    tiicr.ci:   ivt'st  yo  i-h-i ns.tlicnc.*: tuiruiSu cii.tins .to iho pointof  cuiniiltiueeinciil.  Doled Oct. 15th, ICOJ.  i;  Comn-ioti. init r.t ti po-t idtiutcl or. t!:c south  hankuf the Cot.*.:*:!,:*! licer. ni-nui ii ipeirtcr  ot il mile l*-.*lmi Yvl",'>���������.*.��������� ere:::.* hii.I in irKod *'i-:.  ���������ilcHciii.'s nortli e.e,* corner i*o-i,"liieiH*c s null  ion cl'*sins, iiier.ee \.e-*; +;> cluiiiis, t hence ifor-u  liiu l.iilliil*:, the*.;.*L'   e:t*;l   M   Clillll'.S IU t he pvdll t  of commencement.  Datel Oct. !5!h, l'.'C't.  Ii  I'emnieiicir.** ������ a post planted on tho south  l.'iink of l'.u* c*.>.*.:in',;in livor, nbe.iun ciuuri*. r oi  a mite Leiosv Yeilo-.v creek mid insrkeit "!���������:.  i,ifj������e.ii/.* north v.csicGiiior i.osi,"ilici,ce.*:oti.|i  JCe clir.ins, liicnie ca-t -I.t ctiaii's, tlience nortli  ".GO ehfitti^, tMinice west *tl' chains to point ol  icin ii:.*iie''.:nH'nt.  ..Dated Oct. loth,icel... o.  J" ���������:.���������'  Conrn'eiicdnjr nt n pn.'t plnnted en the n*i:-!'n  bunk of ih-;'CoUiiubiiV river, ubiiiit one. iiti.l ,i  qnurtcr miles lidu'nv Cisioinins creel: mul  inurkeil -I-i Melicni.'-i .-nnth v.*..-.: corner pose"  tlieni'O noriii socb.-ilii-i. tlience.\v?*=t SJ cleiins,  thcn.i* so-iiti S-j ch-*.!iis. ihence en-t so clmius  lo tlie poi.'it e: coiiirny.ice^ieiit.       .     .  Dated Nov. CtU.lXt:  1' . *���������'   '".  Comn-.ine::ie fit n't e.-t piin'ed on the ncirt1!  bank oi euniinin.s creel;, noon*, lour lqil'i.s iroin  the. Oolumbt-* river unit mnrked "... JtelJean'.*  EOiith* westcorner post," tneuce enst SU chains,  thence north *t:iobains, thence \vo*:t so chains,  tlience south ij'J chains to the point or com  n.or.ce iienc:- '���������'-'������������������  DiUeci o t. ioth. 1S01.  NO'i'lUli.  Niit.ico is liereb;,* piven lint:������.liy.i nf'.cr ,!:iio I  inn n-,1 to iiialic iippiiciiti'.o: to Hit* Thief t'oiueo-,.  ui' nil of I,:siiila "ici Worts for a s|'.:ei:.l licenco  to out .���������act cairy nwny limber from tiio f.'Hov.in;;  desci-.l-cd liui.l.'i siliintcit iu ICast Kouteiiay :'  No. I.  Coio.-iiiinciiio ai :i post planted on tl-.e north  ti:.::k of l.*uma;i::::crc li ahout tlv:* nodes from Hi.-  t'oiiimbiii i-ivirand loaila'.l "!���������:. .'ietlenn'.-i looiii  v,:*..t coiner li.'.-t," llienco III) ciiain.i c-"t,  ^iielici.1 stailii tli eti,tins, tiien<*e ucsi id.l . haiiis,  tlience north -10 chains to llic point of commence*  niciiL  Hat,.*..'. 171*1 Sept. 1!)C*I.    '  NOTIl'E  Toil. 1' SH,  trans.'c:  lihief in  "louet:.  Yon  me  TO Il!-:t.lNi;UENT CO*..'.V.\'Ki{.  i:ii, or to o.-l|i:i:--o.-ver l:e may have  :,.,: le- ln'ei-.-*-:^ in the I'iirbon  : lie IV.! cl.din, sin:*.li*i: o;i Kev ,-li  iieint   o:.*:!r:ct    of    \'e.-i  *.H..;..>.'-***fr*M**e-;-  ���������i\Z  I1I11M  rui ciii!i;i  v !ilr  1: >\  !Ht  tl:U'<l  Lhnt 1  ''it-v'.-r.'t.x,! V:  Ilonry \\\l- \ ->  ('nilitPi'ill'iu.V   i*-**-1   '>    l1";'''   pliMlt  iti'i).!; .lU'Mtntitiiis civil;. nl'out ih*  I'l.iinul.ia r.vii' nml n::t:!i>.tl "I*.,  v.i1*-*! t i-nt-ViM-i'-v' I !i-���������liL*.*'...':-! ,-  iii������i*i!t ;-it '.Imiii.., tilt iil-4' \v-':.i* .s  ..nvtlt .--! i-li:nil.*i lo llio iinliit ff c  Ut\tt.'i\ S'.'lit. 17Ul, 1*." i.  :. i. :t.  (Vi UTiJt'lK'lp^ :���������>'. !! I'-'1*1 l,l'"i!f''  nf (riUHiitinf. VV* ������ u   fill 'El    fiv  ujcl-i- i'i\vrM*:l i*.cnl:i'.l ��������� K.  iiiilci ft*'������iii tit.'  .\U'I:.';.:.'h smu:!i  M' t ll-lili'-i, Iii* B'-v.  it -.'lulu.-, tli*..*neu  't)illIi>lti'l,lUUl)t.  ' :l.i:t;   iu  i  llU' v\1-:  tltli I  MullXil v-\v, i*,'!i :*! nl    ll:i  i������>   iiol'l Miia ciaini, mul  Mihl lul������>r   jvh**   i in  mii'k-   li.tvin,;  c\ptr  not leu   mi   t'.-htrili'.it.  ��������� .vpi tiilii'.iii*;   unci   ;.  ihui ii tit :ha i:Kjiiri','.  linn lite-.*.', yon iuii   i-r   ic  \������n*.r pri';*nrit"Ii ������>f  lis.*  -.-xi  ! :tnii r-'ijUirvti hv J--V-.-I-...M -."It  ^ to-.'Iln-r Willi nil (V.-I- rl .-���������  U'fvi iii .s ti-) rl.i'i.'j ��������� l������.fii :���������,  iniufi- nmt hy \ .ri;,-.'. i i j -,  <i l Ik* M i i;c i ii 1 sv\ ���������.;.*vi.-:i.  rt, int  1 J 1 * l ! ���������-  V \-"l  ���������iiilinin-  t-n th  Mim;r.i]  J{)'.-    vein-* MI*  ������in- <1   uud  ������.x; c  1, 1 iin tl. rt-l.y k  jum ������������������mj'Mt'Uo;^  h   i:rc   i-.irili-.r ':  KEty  FAU  triii* ! ���������  said j*  Hhiidi  ill ion  ee .on  ���������c   lo  ,ii!i.  nun  eiila  . II  <:.  - ItuJe.-, trio  .Vii*t!c:in'a ,  :;i-i, ihence  na, tia lice  llCCiliCtil.  .rtlll*:lli\-  i tlie C..;-  .I. I Ii en-.;  ii..i:li :���������;>  SollLll   *0  i-lstol.e,  li, I-.. .M.-_'.:;t 111  iii:::av v iLixiX.coov  inaiii'  ,ii Act,  oi.e in-  m me  ���������-Hon 1  , l'.lol.  . nvr.  t!..ii-.* cii.-t ;o cl  clinuiri to lhe i...im i;t e. lc  Diitcd Ibis lTlhScpt. lt.-i I.  -No.   t  roiiiiiit'ucliis ������t a posi pnutcd on tin* nr.rtl  li-tuk i f ctiinuiiii.*,' I't'oek, iil'oui six ml in- iron  llio I'oliitHi'l'i rivor. Mini iiniviie'! *' K ..;cltc.i:i':  South Wcsl iii. rncr I'n* l," I lichee sil clmiiisca-i  l licnee Si) elialus nortn, thenee Ml chain i we; i  tlicucc Ml cluilits Miulli  to tho point ol" coin  nieucclilcnl.  Dated ������cpt. 17th, ISO I.  Xo. f>  (nil* metl:c.l*of ������e'i*i  r,io<;. *.ati.-.i'iielor\- i  patrons..  limi in  L'sults  iiros tiio  to      olll*  I'.yo-ttif  'a -.mr.r.'n  .-..*y!e, in  loo that  and lino  Clol I, in,;  best.  fvl.A.WlLSOf],  nlllllc of Mill!, ell'.. Sclli.i,  inrtit fot 1.1.;', N. ii* Vi.  ablil huil'lit��������� .\e.\t   'illlli,  ���������W"i  of Car.     *  vv'iv'r'i't"  Ull  LlStinSViillTi,  f.ianogei*.  KCiXz^r,  frt  C'-Ar'ar-trciritp,  ,(t������.?*E'S������3i*Ni*������:^^  tl  . Coinmcncin*?; at a p-.;st plant.i.t on tho nortl  bank of Comniins crc>:k-, nbout threemiicr  from lho Colum'b'.i*. river rind mnrked '*1*'. Mc-  l!"i*.ii'ii south west corner, post," Ibcnioeast SO  ���������ubaiiis, thoMce tioctii Wobains.thcuc.o nest S;i  'cliain**. the-.iec. soutii SO cbaius to tlie point of  coiiiincnccnieii't. :"-'. -:   _^:        **  "mtjdcc. sot's, iK)i. ": yy-jyj:.  ��������� '���������: '   ' [    -    'i -.-li'-Ji i'i-J-:: - '" ���������''.'���������'."'���������"������������������  ..* Commeiioins*-fit ������ post 'diluted on the norih  Dank of Cniiimins ereclc about tbreo miles  from liieCdumbi.i river iind marked.'.'K.'Je*  Beau's soutii east corner  *iio**t." tbence n*,rib  . 80 ehuins. theuce west su cliuins, thence south  SO chains, thence east SJ chains to the point of  - coinmoneeiuent.   ���������  Dit.eJ Oct.-'Uih, 1001. *"'"- .V   .-..:    '������������������  Comincncins .it a post planted on., llio-norlli  qank of tbo Ootuiiibia* river: .ihout ono ami n  ���������marter miles bfiow Iheiueitth olCuuiinins creek  niluiarl-.ed.'-l-'.. iIcne.iii'si*.i;iHi west corner nost,,"  'hence liorllf SO chains, ��������� llienco- east SO elniuis,  liienee soutli SO cliuins. tlieuco west au chains lo  the point of commencement.  .'.*��������� Dated Sov.'-'Olli, 1904.    ,.'.'-  Cnmmencimr at a l'O-st plnnteil on the north side  of the Cohinibia river, iibout 00 ciiains north from  the niouth of iiiiniruiiiscreek iimUmarked "E. Mclieau's south west corner post," ilieiice-nortli SO  chains, thence'east Eo oliair.s- thenee south SO  chnins. theuce west SO chains to tlie pointof commencement.!  Da'tscl Oct.'S2:ul, 1301. .���������>.,.;  ' '    -'*. .       :'".K-   * '  "'     .'.':*'-;-';:...   ^ '���������-  . Commencini"tr, post planted about20 .ciiains  : cast of thu east:bank.of .Canoe, riyer, au*,l. nbout  four miles up from the ���������Onluiubia viver aiul marked "E. Meiteaii's s'lith east coriierjiost," thence-  wcst'40*. ciiains",- tlieuco ..uartli 100 I'tiaius, thence  east 40 chains, tbence 'soutli 100 eliaiiis to tlie  pointof commencement.'. . ',. ...  Dated Oct.'2*ltlt, 1SXU. : ':'  Coinmencir.-r at a -F'*-* ldanted about 20 chains  east of thc east lwnkof Oanoe river .".nit aooiit  four miles u';> from lh-.* OoiRinbla river ami murkuil  Ail"- Mci!eai!>_ soutli _wcat corner po������t." thence  oast 4l)-_cli*nii^llrcii*J'-r^'*S*i''^'w"c!,'l,'isi~l'''*f,1<!a-  west 40 chains. thencJ south 100 eliains. to the  point of commencement.  Dated Oct. 2lt!i, l������i.  NOTICK.  I, I  1 i  I'I  1*1  I-.!'-  Notice i-i hereby fjheii that Unity days after  date 1 intcnil to appls- to tlie Chief Coni-  iiiissioiier"of l.niuls iiu:i iV.ivfca f*irn lipccial licence  to cutainlciiirv awny timber from tlie followine  descrilieil lamls iu IVest Kooteuay:  M  Cninmfiielni! i't a l'������st plunts'l on the soulli  bank of (.'.imp creel; (iicm Canoe alvcr) about tin;  miles up from the i..'oliiinln:i r.ver .unit marked  "E. Mcltem's noitli cut coin* 1* nn>t," tlicucc  south SO chains, thenee west Si) (-bains, thence  north SO ehains, i'nenco cast SO chains to tlic  point of commencement.  Dated Oct.: "ytlij IMS.  .  "'"   ,   N*. ': ~'-':', '  Commencing at a post planted on  the south  " baiilt of Camp creek (near 1:1111110 river) .-.bout two  "miles' up froiii   the   Coiiimhia river iut'1 marked  "Ji.   Mclieau's'soulli   east  cornel* post," thonce  north .SO  chains, theuce  west   SO eha ins, thence  'smith SO chains, theneo east SO ciiains to the puint  ��������� of commencement.  .Dated Oct. 25th, 1H04.        ,.,-���������-  .  .- . -J-*'*''   'O   .";' -  ' Comniencinf! .it a post planted  on the south  ^tiaiik of Camp creek (nc.ir.Ca noo river) ubout three  miles  np  ftoin the Col 11111 bia river" and marked  "TC.  "ticl'onn'.s south  east corner, post.", thence'  '��������� nortli 40 chains, thencu nest 100 chain.s, thence  .uouth  40. ehains,.. theneo  east  1C0 chains to the  point of coitiiiieneoiuent.,   ' ' ":���������   "'  Dated Oct. 25th, 1004. '���������������������������'  ('., ninicncin:: nt a i'.".*:l tdapicd ou llic north  bn:,.': of I'limmins L'rei'l;, aooui. seven  niiles  trom   the   r.o'.i.mb'a  river,  and  marked ������������������!���������  Mi'liviuf.H Nortli West Corner 1'ost," tlience  ��������� liains ciivt, liienee to chains smith, thence  disius  we>l,  ill*uee Mi  etiaiiis norlli  to llle  ,,oiiii-of eouitueiiceiiieiu.  Ihited fcpt.lTth.l'A'l.  Xo. li  Comment-in!* at 11 post nlnnled on tho nortli  bank of I'uniiviliis ireeii. about s-iveu milo-:  from the Culuuiblu river.ami niaikod ���������* K. .McBean's .South West Corner Post"; Ihence so  chains east, tlience IM cbains norlh, .thence $J  eliains west, thence So clutiu'i south. IO tlie  i.'i'*iut in'cotnineui en.cnt.  lmied sept. iTili, 1'J.ii.  . '     ' - T.o. 7  Commenrinif :H a *n>st ]ibuilcd ou tho north  bunk of i.'iiiuniiniereek. libouniine inilcs.fiom  the i.'oliiinljia river, nnd marked -li. .Mel'.ean's  Noriii Wim: corner 1'ost." tlience k!i chains  cic-l, tbence ill ctoi'uis soulli. tlience SO chains  west, theuce Sll chnins north to tlle point of  eiiniiuonecmeiU.  Daled Kept. IJlll, 1W1  Xo,. 8  CoinmeiH'inp nl a post iibinted on tho north  I .p 11k os ..11 ui nit us ere* lc. about nine miles from  t lie Colunil'tii river, mid marked " 1'. MeUean's  Souih U est Corner Posi," tlience SO eliains cast  llionoi: SO chains norlli, thene: Su chain ; wont,  tiiei.ee U0 ciiains south tu the point of commencement  Dated S.'in. lOtli, IfOl.  i*       ' V",  Commencini! nl a pnst' pl.ins'eil oil the cast  bank 01 Cumuiins creek, ntiout nine miles  from the Columbia river and marked "ti. *>Ie-  HeHii's Nortii Kast Conuu* 1'ost," : llienco SO  ciiains west tlience S*j chains south, tlience SO  chains cast, ihence SO chains norlh to the  point of onmmcnoen.cnt..  Hated Scptl l'Jlli, 1!)*JI.   .":>.'..-..  -"So   10     .���������'������������������'���������'���������  Coinmchoinj- a! a post planted on tlic nortli  bunk of Cumnr.iis ijroe.I:, about nine miles  fiv.nl lhe Columbia river, nmt marked -li.  MbHervii'.-S.nith :*:ustcoruer 1'ost,'.' :ilu.*.H*e SO  oiisir.s west, ilHuu-eiiO ciiains norlh. tbc-.nce Si'  chains enst, thenee So chains' south to tbe  potm 01 coiiiiiieiii'ei.'iciu.      '  lintcd Ke, t. liith, lt'OI.  -���������A '. ���������''���������.'-"���������'��������� *-.:'..*���������: : No.-ll'..'*, ���������'������������������:-'.' .- .-. ' -'-.-'.  ���������.Comrnencdntf hi a poslplantod en tlie norlh  b.ink tit Cnmmitis crock, about ten ndi-is ftoin  the 1'oln 111 tiia river'and-marked -.l'i. MolJenii's  ..North West Cornev 1'ost, thenee SO eliains east,  uienco so chains-south, tiiomio -0 ciiains west,  thence.K,ciTMu^uur;ib to liie point of utun-  niRiicu-ntiiil.     '��������� '"'���������/���������---���������-. A ���������'-;"������������������'������������������ ���������'���������"���������  Dated feet .l'Jlli, lff-l, -. AAJA"-i~A -;:'**'--:  [;-';'-'[. -���������-.-'������������������-'-."} ������������������ Xtiyl2Ai"yy':A ' 'Ai":-"-  i. Coinnitincin-; at a'post planted on tlio.north  bank of Cuniuiins creek about toil miles iroin tlio  Columbia river ami marked "K.. ".lci'.ean's soutli  west corner, post," .tiit'.nco .east SO chains, thence  nortii SO chains, lhc ncc west SO chains, tlience  soutii SO chain:* to the pinec of-commencement..  Dated Sept. ICtli,' 11)04.     "   " ;'"  -. .'���������'���������   '   ";'���������    ������������������ xo.in.; -        ;"-.'���������.  Couimeneitift - at a post planteil on the north  haekof Cuiiniiiiis er-ioi*:, iibout eleven and a half  ���������iniles from the Columbia- river mat imniied "li.  "ileiiOiiii's north wost coiner pest." thence south 10  chains,, theuce. eust SO ciiains, .thence north SO  ciiains,,tiieuee .west SO chains to pointof commencement. .  Dated *jept.2Slh, ICOI..-      :.::.:  .Ko:i4; :* ���������       .; _ .'.'.A...'....  Cniiunenciiii; at a uo'stploiited oil tho nortli  bank of Cummins creek, .nbout-tit-yen and it half,  miles from tho Cellimoia river aiid marked "K.  Mellean's south Cjist coiner post," theuce north SO  ohains, thonco west. SJ chains, thence south SO  eliains, llioneo cast SO chains to the point of com-,  mciieenieut. . ���������' .- . >'   -  .  '..'���������piiteil'Sfpt. 20tli,,l!)04.'������������������   ;., .,:       . [i'-j./i,:j.  ���������    . Ko.   Ii5.    ...  Coinuieucini at a post planted on the norlh  hank of Cuut'niiiis creek, aliout eleven and a half  ui'di-s from Co'unibla river, and marked '-1*:. .Merle: n's south west corner post," theneo noitli SO  chains-, Ihence east ������0 chains, tiieuee soutii So  chains, I hoiico west. SO chains to the point of  commencement.   ... ----- '���������  .Dated Sept. 20tli, 1!)W.,  :������������������'....    ....":-''"*  ': -'������������������ -. -. ."��������� ' :'. .'.. No. 10 ' -. ������������������:���������', ��������� : . .''������������������'���������'. ''.  . Commeneinsat a*.pnst..plnnted on the soutii  bank of. Cuiiniiiiis creek, about twelve.aud a  lialf mile!*.front the Columbia-river, and  marked ��������� " E. Xcllcuii'a Soutli W'Ost Corner  I'nst," tlieiiee SO chnins* nortii, Ihence SOeluif us  east, tbence SO chains south, tiieuee Su chains  wist to the point nt coinnienceineiit.  Dated tept. 20th,ltol.  No. 17. '  -^Cc.ni*.::eiiainp^al^a^i.'.ost^nla4itc*d_- onJtho. soiitlr  lisiik of Cituttu'iiH creek, aliiiut twelve nntraiinl:.  miles from tlie Coiuint'ia rivor and marked "K.  Meiteaii's {south east corner post," thence north SO  chains, thcuco west SO chains, tlience soutli SO  chains, theneo east SO chains lo the point of commencement.  Dated Sept. Mill, 1004.  1*:. McBEAX.  In tho mutter ol OLAt*' I!. IIANSKN, ilc(-cfi"--cil,  ami  lu llioinnlter of tl-.e "Ol'.icial Aduilnlstrntor's  Act."  N'ti'l'H'i; IH !!1*:i:I*:isy (tI\*I-:.S tluit by order  of Iii. Honor .Moire*..* l.eamv, Ci.uiiiv .in.bii*,'  ���������.bind the Ivtli ���������i:v- of l>, toi,,.,*. jvui, limir.ee  Stuilil MrCii.lc!*. Uili.-ihl Admillir tl .1101* l-.o-.  ti.at j.ui-t of K.'oiooav "oiiiilv i oioj-ri* i.,-; u llii.  In I lie Ki vol !��������� lie i-.votionl id-trot, bus been  eri.nlcd   lolil-r;. of c'hniiii ��������� i:.*.*,:oii, 111 io.'r,::ii-  So|istel*  ail   nn.I ;.lii,..ni,ir tl.e  entate of Oiill   I  '"    Illli'Sell, vleec:i*eil, ilil*.-!.t,-.ie.  And furiher tube notice iluv nil o'ninis upon  tiie : - a i ��������� I estale must be sent into l,;c Mibi  Adliliiil.-.tiato/-. at l.is ullio* Imlelial itnuk  llloei:, Ituvolsioke, II. C��������� uiibin :i)ibi.vs, from  tbcibito hereof, 11 tier uliicli time all proceeds  will i,e distributed anion;; the parties luwinlly  thereunto entitled.  _ UEUKOE .SMITH JrcCAKTKU,  Ollicial Ad'mi'uislra'.br,  Dated tbo 10th day ot October, liWl  ���������*a=i  il ver ware,1  Watches,   CIccl^s and.Jew-  elcry of all kinds.  Agent   for    the    Improved  ..Raymond Sewinsr Machines  r/Boak  Cowan  Block.  PELLE'&'ESARVgY,    .  BRYAHT a QllMMl  Minin-v luigincers  ami Assaycrs,  vaxcouv>:ii, n.c. ;- lCsiut.'iishcd isr*o  ASSAY V/0-i!*: Cl? ALL GCiSORiPTlONS  ummyTAiAm.  Tort'.* made tip to '.'.ooolris,  A speeinlty iniulc of cheeking Smelter  rul].s.  framplcs from thc Interior iiy mail or  e\*uress promptly attended to."  Correspondence sollciled.  !iE?/LY BUILT AHD FJJHf^SHED  SieSCLY FSKST--GLASS '"  Tllfi.   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH  BUST BRANDS  WIKSS, Li-QUOfiS AMD C8QARS  MIROWHBAD,  eSi ���������U"������  TB������r3i  Hotel  VA5JC0U*  '"'���������I  B.C.  %S������������S������������S'3^������@������S������2<&SS*^^  W* assda* o.   Tire at'm e si t  :DB. *J, O'CONNOR  FIRST STREET-  Ably furnished with the  Choiccot tho Market  affords.  BEST W!HE3, LIQUORS, CSCAHS  I.arjce, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  ���������    Monthly Kate, "  J. Albert Sione,  ��������� Prop.  ������������������7*7*7***-*',-" """'  rrrr.-iAvxjsm  Ca'tilnot Making:  UpholG-tcring  Picture Framinjr  W*<Smm\  1    C^BB  KEVELSTOKE,  R  THE PEOPLE'S  FURNITURE STORE  c.  ���������.���������il'J-ll.miTLim..* ", itt.���������������������������>������.. ,J .  I :'^KE3snE  Patients Visited at Their Homes  By  Appointment  Turkish Baths;'.31.00  f-TeS: ^> r-t ff-^ *^**,.<?**v r"*j  iROS.*  ' PSutabinjr, Steam and Kot Water  Heating,   Eicclric VJitir.tr'St  ." ������������������ Beii Works,  '��������� Pipes. Valves .arid* Fittings.  Second St.,' REVSLSTOKE,  B.C.  A->j*<A>VVV-AA;VV*cA^*A,^^/VVVVy5i  ���������fc -...-:-���������?  Wil Ices  ���������% -yJV-  '"���������.':������������������.'- BLACKS;MiTH\|  IBa  MA������  First-'.as^     Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  ' Single and  Double Rigs   for   Hire  on   Reasonable  Terms.    Turned out    lean and Neat.  &���������:  ���������All  Done.  -jCint"!s of Jolitiiutr' Wovi  ������������������/,.;.::������������������'���������-��������� ^���������*SCTSna5*3a-*;;-: ���������,  "~~~  Ts, unsiTr'passecl^'-T6'i'''*i]J,''il.o-''  int.st.it;. piit'iio?".?.'_' .it.is oleiui,  Vuu-iib- to it fine .tlsii, no *>v;ist6.  Yott citui* lisp 'itin.youi' xyobil-.'  liui'i.U'i'-'cpul;: sl.oye Willi siitis-  fiictidn, It is irjiioh chenpoi'  t'tuiii woo'tT.'������������������: Trv a "ton* hud lie  convinced.: PRiCKS OS AiP-:  PIAGATIOS. Jy:  BSS2SZS3  J.  0. '.ftut&iESC-n-.-'''  Ageni  .L*":.TREY.*.LEA0.i,.:  -"i-SA^OS''^''^*  I(':j  :V,  l'i  ~ *���������  I>  8.l..i  Cotnmencini* nt n pnst lilnnled on tliesmi'11  liiinl: of itiniip creek (neur Ciinoe river)niio*"  three miles np front tlio Oolninliiii river iin'J  inurkeil "H. JlcISivm's jiortli Ciist corner iiost,  tlience soulli *I0 cliuins, tlience west, lim clmniH.  tlience noilh III cliuins, llienco e.'isl 100 eliiunslo  pointof commencement.  Dated Oct. Willi, 1IHM.  ���������     <-l  Coinniciicinj: nl, .1 post, plimteil nt. n poinl, two  miles ini C.-imp creel; (nenr t'nnoe river)nml liair 11  inllenoitli of Ilie noitli Imnkof (.'.'imp crock nnd  iniirki'd "K. iMcllcim's ninitli west, corner post,  tlieneo nnrtii Wl cluiiiw, llienco ensl. ail cliuins,  thenee south SO cliuins, I hence went SO cliuins to  tlie point of commencement.  Dated Oct. 27th, IUOI.  1*;. Miin''AK.  Subscribe for The Herald,  Two Dollars per year.  NOlTUfi.  Xotice i3 herebv Riven that thirty dnys niter  ditto I iniend to' ripply lo 'lie I'lncf Commissioner of l.unds mid Works for n speeln.1 license  lo cut nnd cnrry nway timber from ilie fo!lo*.v-  ii:������ descrilied lands 111 Uie Lillooet districl:  ���������1. t-'oinmenelny nt ft lost nnukeil "J. P. Mc-  cloldrick'.* south we-.icorner post," nnd plumed on it.o west lank of Upper Adnms river  about twbiinilos below S. Cave's limber elaim.  thenee north SO i-IiaIhi, liienee east SO cliuins.  tlience souih Si*, eluiins. Ihence west yj chains  to ti.e place of commencement.  2. Commencing,at a post marked "J. P. Mc  (toldrick's south west corner post," and plant-  ed about four nnd a lialf miles below S cave'.-  limlier claim, Uu-nce north SO chains, thence  enst UO chains, liienee south SO chains,'thenee  west SO chains lo tlie jdace of commencement  Dated this'iltli dny of October, 1904.'-'.  ...--,.,        J p. JIcGOLDRIOK.  LatsieiMsrk a'SpesJalty**  > Oippooiis Saiyatfon  Arn-s-y ���������<?.  f:-:''���������-. -.iiiilRST"*"s'fBEET-t-;;'JJ:$  %'j   LicoiV-icd Aiiict'tqixcor' -far -kite .:* ,*C  < '. 'V*y:-"A city' 6T'ilcvb'stckc,   -���������_.: Jj AS  ������*V**-*������*l*'-->VV*W'^^  Wm&;:;m���������:'M  .trwr\*e^i^;;^":.'^;::v>i;*':.:;  .,. -Their nndei'signod...is prep.'irecTto  .-. -::. fill ail oi-cltii'sl'oi wood tmcl;* coal  '������������������' '     .in, i'-utiire.'.' ������������������:������������������������������������-  '-,.:. ���������':: ,OrcIi*t*s* to .���������'.be"-;left' :tfc ;W.-'-M;'  . . ;���������' L;i\vi*c:iice's.H;ii'iKva.i*e .Store;, or  : wiih tlie undersigned.. :.:-i.J.���������/:.:/..  Swaii'Sarisoii'V': -'Js  'LSCSHSSB AUSTIOHES-S'  'Is prepared to handle Auction  Sales of every description.  For terms apply to  fu iMA-HMING,* MaGkenzie' Ave.  Revhlstoke, 13. G.  KING'S  COLLEGE  SCHOOL  ADoeali 6o parontJi who desire their nons to have hema care  and comforta wWlo receiving a Hiiporlor  INTELLECTUAL, MORAL AMD PHYSICAL TRA1NIHQ.  It has mot with romarltahla buccc������i In  COMPETITIVE   EXAMINATI0HS   AND   ATHLETICS,  and lthai tho confltlon*:* und'pntTonaRfl of many nf the beat  famlliOH.   Heopens Soi������t. 6th. , Rcfenmuw: Tlio Lonl Ulsnop of  Kew Weatraluster; Tho Bor. Dr. I'entreath, Archdnacon of  Colombia, eto.   REV.C. J.BRENT0N, WlA., Head Master,  S78 BUSBAJU) ST.i VAWCOUTia, B. O. r-   ;  Orders   Iefc   Iicrc   for - Firewood    promptly    filled.  Dry .Fir,   Hemlock and     cdar.  *?  :w  J3������������������-^ i  WoonxQw  , ;B.;.mJi\fE; ;&  Have . on,, view.."attempting- -::'  ^assortment..of Fancy' Boxes '���������  filled Avith  these  celebrated  chocolates.      They-,-' arc the  ^Ru rest--i *n-= th e^-Land���������i a=all-i=w  respects,    ^nougli said !  ���������'���������'������������������.".::*.'; notice; ;;-���������     '    .  Notjc������ ishercliy given tlint tlie ;Uiuk-rsi-������notI  liavo .Auhmitted to *tl:������ Jjie������t������nast-Go%;t-nior-in-  (Numci!. a-proposal'������iu!or' tin?* provwinns nf the  Kivor.-i nml. Streams . Act" W tlio eleartn^ aiul  lenmviiij; of ob^tnictionj* frnnt Half Way Creek,  W'.'Ht Kofiteimy, from a point'i������ miles fvom its  mouth I" tip* point,'whiiW it'Vir.ptWa' Jntu I7ppr;r  Arrow Lakts ami for making tlu; saai" tit for nu*t-  in-r ami drivinir tliertioiilM!**, tlr������l>*r. lnml*cr,rr������ii.i.  mid cm Ft h ami for crecthipain-lniointahiint: !kwi:ks  fnr IioMhi},', sortUi^aurtilolivering loir-j ami' tirol'-vr  hroiifilit ilowu *saul river ainl for attaching Imoins  to the shores of t-uid riv^r mu\ yaal lake for saul  purnosi-s.  Tliy lamUs to be affect wl hy .sv:*l work are \-ncant  Crown lamtrf ami Lot ll.'.'J, 'tiroup One, Ko>*tv'iiav  Oltttret.  The rate of tolls proposed to he ehnrg--..! nre  Hiieh ������s tnny he llx'.:il hy tho .liaise of the County  Court of Kootenny  AUROWHKAI) lA'IUUF.r; COMPANY, nimited.  Dateil November Kith. i������w.  THE CROW'S HEST PASS GOAL GO  Semi-Anthracite, Soft and  Smithing Coals and' Coke  ������OKT COAI. from  tliose collieries'nccortllnf;'  10 tbc(Snvcrni:i<'iit tcstf, Is h tl'iK'rior to tho bust.  Petitt'-vlvaiiia .jiii-mlno'is c'-nl, Jtavlng r'nore  lluTjiirtl un!ls::ni! grenter I'V.it.oiatlitg power.  11 I? an cxeelleiit-Oon-c'tic fitol." '  A KKMI-AXTUItACI.TK co.nl from one of the  eotllerie*.  Is   stnuisly * rccom-mjmlocl   for tur-  ntiees and l������u.**e l*tin:er*i.  A first class Jiiillhitis ronl is Rlfo mined.  These couls nrt*. nil, htfth in jiiirljon nntl low  in ash and wiil he found very-ocotiotaicnl al  the prices charged.  Domestic Coal  per ton'   -'-.  -delivered. ���������'-.*���������;  Swan Q&rlsoh'i'. Agent  Orders left -at 'W.-M. Ln-wrcuce's linrdwarc  ��������� . : store,-willreceive ]irunM>t.attciuiori.  Jas;:  HetailDealer m���������   .<.."���������  :"::'   Beef, Pork,   "  yJJ 'Matton^Etc,'  Fish and Game in Season A....  Corner Douctlns  .   , liinuStreote  All orders promptly illlcfl. ';;"  RBYBI?S^OKB,B.@:  '������������������ J.:- .teenlioiise ''Mt tjsT:t  ���������;:^^:;:;.-Market^^  ;ATv A' B A'RG A.B M'������ R' \ 6 E  Contains^Four' Acres, House  and Outbuildings, Large Green-**  liouse, Etc. Will be sold cheap  for.Gash'.;'      ;���������'*"���������-,  Call ;for '-.'particulars at the  HERALD Office,  .  Vsf. til. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City   Free Bus meets all trains  Hourly Street Car.  Fare IO Cents.  set  Front Sir  THEtREVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  LIMITKD.  IMPORTERS. AND WHOLESALE  DEALERS.  feVsasiisf aetu rers  of  ���������;:;':v.;"FO.r;sale:- *.::V::;:  -^At a Barg-aia if SoM  TSis  Month���������  ONE RESIDENCE "J  i- -In Ge.ntr.-tl Pfirt. or; the City, .1111'. Oiie  I.o.l 50 x 100... -  a:Jif-A; GOOD: :RANCHE - -V ���������  .... Si?: Aorc-s.,���������;!("���������,(.> lo town,. ..*���������."���������, .acrps of  ���������vvl-.K-h .ctirrbe. ..u:-i;_v cioarcd. .Suiials'lO lor  Hiiy -.WAA Iviiyi'd' !*":i,:*iiiii!;,-. Applv. ior  liiii-ti.riilara itt. ilKKALO Ofiic'o..  =H 0 BS������.^-:&=B EL.L-  -* **  '-ii>  &&&?.*>? if  ���������"&.*j**f.*i ui' a,"  ���������jiy. j-***-"*-.t*:.     t.  ,^htvat:  60 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE!  Lime For Sale.  Tlic tititlorsigtiiHl lias jttst i*oceiv������il  cat'lotut ot lirst qtmlifv limo.  E. O. FltOMEY.  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  AvironefO-nriln)? Rffkotch nuddescription may  '   '- ' '        r opinion froo wiie''   ,u,v,...*'.' ��������� , --J patent-Rble.   Comi ���������  lionsotrlcilyconildont-fal. HANDBOOK onPntenta  niilckir ascertfltn onr opititon froo xvlielhcr an  Invention 18 prohnbty p.alentAble,_.C?omni������nlcn-  Bentfrec Ot'lest npency for aocurmp patents.  Pflienw taken, throuch Munn A Co. receive  tpeetal notice, -vlthou*. chnrce, ln tlio  Scientific JUtteticatt  Ahand5omclrl''l''St���������1c<5 vreeltly. I.nrcest circulation of nnv rclcmloo journal. Terms, K3 a  vear: fonr months, tt. Bold Uy all newKdenler**.  MUNN & Go.361Broadwav. New York^  Brand* Office, GS F BU 'V*raehlni-toD, D. C. v  BAKERS AHD GOI^FSGTSOKERS  Frosli aiul C'oinpleta Lino of Clrocorica.;  sot-sctxtoee >-.������ os o  e  o  Micoooeeee  - "   ���������      o  FAH0Y CAKES-.  MB"CGNFECTI0N.ERY .  Jf yon want*:Uiu alinve wo'can  Mnpuly you with anytliing1 in this  lino.|   -.-."-���������..  THY OU.Il'."  ���������iVIIOLKSq'MH  White aesd Brown Bread i  Sconss and Buns  Dances and Ti-irati* Parties Cntoruil To.  Full Stock nt Jixcellent Oaniiius.  o  9  9  9*  A. E.   BEf^ISOW,  Mnckciiisie Avcimo,  >������e*-ii'i<<i'--iiio-*ici-������  it Pays to Advertise in  The Herald  For ;.Sa!@.  Aftor December 20lh���������Jprsoy Bull,  tlivoo"years 'old,' vory gentle; or will  oxclt.-uiKO i'or (rood fresh Jlilk Cow,  apply'to  XV.   SUTHERLAND, N.ikttsp,  B.  C.  RSVBJuSTOICE,  Aerated Waters  IB-C  ������������������:*-.''������������������:.K������������*.������**^w:sa*������}XS*;"K������;^^^^^^^  it  . i  3  M  Before you place your Order  cotcfi Tweeds  for a Fall Suit.  We also earry the Best Lines of* Worsteds and Serges  in the market.    PRICE    RIGHT ! -  Latest .Stvles and Fit Guaranteed.  ���������'.:   WE USE THE UNION LABEL.  G, A. SCOTT,  Hi  5K  ,       -      Mackenzie Avenue ������  *'-������*������Kas^������<8;x5������������s:-������������S'-c������������*s*xH;^  ���������AJV^^A^-/���������vvvv������^'A^vv^^^������vv^A>^^  ! HOMES FURHISHD Oli MONTHLY PAYMENTS "  -���������"*-*nsra5*-2Kr*>-^'i:*2**-**^^  ������\T  ��������� V u e  :i  4I0I11  PiRST CLASS  S2  PESfl  DAV HOUSE  Choice Bi'P.nefo of Winoo, Liquors  antl Ci-rars,  ,J, LAU0KT0.N, Prop.-S^t.  <2>������z&$^������S&Si^^  FOR SALE!!  CALL AT THE  Empire   Lumber  Co.'s Office        |  Ssxsxs*������*)^^  .  Another  Carload   of  Furniture just arrived.  Carpets,   Linoleums,  Oilcloths, etc.  Sewing Machines.  Hcintzman Pianos  | R. HOWSOH & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS, EMBALNERS  tytytytytytyty ty ty tytytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty-  Ball  IX AID OF Till*: QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL  Opera J4ouse. Revelstoke  Jhursday: January 19th. 1905  Ladies' Tickets, Si.oo  Gentlemen, $2.00  tytytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tyty ty ty tyty ty ty ty ty ty* I The Gypsy's Saerifiee j  A   SECRET   REVEALED j;  CHAPTER  I.  Fair    wns     in     full  I tho frock of  brown wolsoy  was clean  and   without   rout,   or,   indeed,   tiaru,  ; and that she woro no gold rings    in  I her ears or on hur fingers, as did I lie  ' i rest.   Hut   the     dress  wus  well-miulo  iand  wcll-fltling. and she seemed     to  .vear  ut  least,   in  every . ,voal. it aml t|lc ���������|mwl with that    in-  or  small;   there     wore   doscribnble  aj,.  ,,r    (,aKc.  and     griico  several  in London,  for instance,   lift. | .v*_jc*., jR i,orn with  merry     Englund      hus     somehow or i  other   grown   a   very   sad   and   grave ]  ii.*d    serious    .England,   nnvi  if     you i  want to see n  fair you must go  fn''!Vonth and  down   into   tho  country,   into    thoso   '  remote    districts      where    men���������and  Cumberleigh    r'air    was     in  swing.  At   one  time,   in   the  good   ov     tho <  bad  old  times,   there  used  to  he  fair,   once  a  town,   large  some women, aud  ca;;* never���������no  novor���������lie acquired.  She  was  ahout  the middle    height,  1 but  slim  nnd   well-built;   there    was  .strength  and  health     iu  every limb,   in  the  . ,       , men���������anu :������,.),,.po*y  *1������,ttf*  otl   ulo  slender     neck,  nomen-have not yet grown ashamed | u])ri.,__.  ns  a co.,,ran.   jier hair  was  ot   enjoying  themselves   In   the    opon j <,���������,....   j* *,m(.   almost,  wrUten     black,  aiL-     .     , .  ,      _ . ,   ,,      .    . [but remembered     that    the scientific  C.nmberletgh     Fair  was  held     just , ,ncn  lulve .*ecln..ort  thnt there is    no  outside the market town  on a goo.d t ���������*������������������,. hair II(J1. wel,0     u  sized  common;   it  lasted  three  days, ; llIS**...ous>  and,  unlike a gypsy's,  soft  and     molting,    with   the  softness   of  the stag,  not that of the ox.  Beauty  is  not   uncommon'    among  the gypsies, but this girl's loveliness  crafty eyes  wavered  and  fell    beforo   have    forgotten    by tli's time any���������  hors. k' ider���������any  feelings "  "Well, Madge," he said in a tone "Women, of course, havo no con-  that was meant for, hut fell short stancy,_iio depth; they can turn on  of,  a   bullying  one.      "Mooning and ��������� tho feelings expected of lhem at any  Un-  star-gai*ing  again,  oh?  ���������'Thero are no stars or moon,  ele  .Jake,"  she said  quietly.  "Oh,"   ho snid.    "You're sharp  oh | forgotten,   I  novor shall.  word, you     are!   It's  a pity     you J     "Ah!  but you  must, you will  don't make use of your sharpness  There's mouths to be fed, . my girl,  and money to be got, and you don't  do your share, leaning up u.,on that  van  liko a wax ligger."  She drew herself to her full height  antl looked at him wilh a kind of  smoldering Tire in her eyes, then thoy  softened, and she nodded, a.s if  cepting the reproof.  moment," she ai .swored,  with a kind  of   plaintive  disdain.    "No   doubt   it  is     very  improper,  but  I  have    not  r shall."  ho  cried; "you must help me to do my  duty  us  onco  beforo."  "Hid I help you?" she askcl, in a  very soft, low voice. "I think you  did  not need much  helping."  "You made it easier," he returned.  "It was  hard."  She made     no   rejoinder,  hcr     lips  au- , were quivering,   'I'he soft deop lustra  of her eyes was bent upon his nvort-  "I   was  resting,"  she said    simply, j od     head;     she  kept  back    her  tears  "but  I'll   go   now," I wilh  uu  effort,-  The sun  was    lower  Hho   drew  the    shawl     around hor   now,  its changing glory clothed hoth  faco  ns  sho  spoke,   and   moved      to-   figures with u rosy ra'-'iancn;  In    the  ward      lhe    crowd,    nnd  Uncle Jake   silence  tho  low  caressing murmur of  looking after her until   the slim  llg-   the  quiet  sea  was   heard   from     the  ure had  disappeared  in  the     throng,   bench below.  went   bnck   to  tl.o  fire,  and   let  him-*    They had reached a clump of olivo-  s*olf down on  tho ground. ! trees,    the     gnarled   grny   roots     of  "I've started her," he said with a which mado a favorite way-sido seat,  grin. 'You don't know how to antl the massive trunks of which,  very poiso of tho j manage her, any of you. You spoil slight y shadowed b.v dark foliage,  her among you. Why shouldn't she looked like rudely hewn stone pil-  work like the rest? Ugh! I hate ��������� Inrs. 1 ore I'hilip proposed that  idleness and loaling, Whore's that. they shoul-d sit a whilo. "For wo  bottle  gone?" cannot,    part .like   this,"  ho added.  Black or Green  both equally Pure, TTncolored, trndoctered,  "Unadulterated  and TJnmatchable.  SOME  STRANGE  SIEGES  PORT  ARTHURS  ON*  SMALL CALE,  A VERY  CEYLON TEA  is  "Supreme."    Sealed    lead   packets    only,  sold in bulk.    25c and 40c per   Tb.    By  all grocers.  Never  | sizo and  vastly  improved  are giving satisfaction.  THE GASOLINE ENGINE.  About 11 years ago 1 bought a run  down fnrm, and  iu order to bring it  to a higher slate of cultivation    do-  The girl made her way through the, "N'o  life'must ever be mingled  with   tcrmiticd    to keep us   muny cows as  and both  LIVE STOCK* IN WINTER.  aud during tliose three days the good  folk of Cumberleigh talked, thought,  ate, drunk fair. It was the one  event of the year to which the country people���������and tho towns-people  too���������looked forward to and backward at. They dated from it. It  was : "I bought . that horse at  Cumberleigh Fair." "They 'woro  married three weeks come Pair-  time," and so on; just as tho Italian reckons from some grand festival, or the Spaniard counts from  pome  famous  bull-light.  It was the third and the last day,  and the fair was at its height.  The lanes bct-wcen the booths were  crowded with a dense throng of  pleasure-makers, men and women in  their Sunday best; some of their  children on  their shoulders.  The row was awful and indescribable. From one side came the yells  of the showmen descanting on thc  merits of their particular shows, and  imploring the people to "Walk up!"  From another there came the dull,  heavy roar of a lion in the menagerie: while from many, too many,  drinking booths snatches of tipsy  choruses floated out and mingled  . with the general din. Merry-go-  rounds and swings revolved and  swung to the melodious strains of  steam organs. Every showman had  a drum, and seemed to be trying to  knock the head in. A couple of  brass bands played unceasingly.  Children blew innumerable tin trum-r  pets, and the ingenious gentleman  with the three thimbles and a pea  shouted hoarse exhortations to the  crowd to come and win their fortunes.  There was every, kind of show.  'rtic-tac���������worn**.**���������ww*-*._hr!re. .in. company with the giant and the dwarf  and the living? skclton. The spotted  nobleman was a great .attraction,  and thc wild man of the woods roared and yelled invitingly through the  bars of his  cage.  A little apart from the rest -were  half a dozen gypsy caravans'. No  fair would be complete without  gypsies, and they were nt Cumberleigh in full force. Every now and  then a dark-skinned, black-haired  lass, with the usual crimson shawl,  draped hood fashion over her lustrous head would glide in and about  the crowd with that easy and graceful gait which these strange peoplo  have inherited from the days "when  Pharaoh was king over Egypt," and  whisper. "Let me toll your fortune,  kind gentleman. Cross the Gypsy's  hand with silver,  pretty lady!"  Nut-brown children sat on the  steps of the caravans, or played j  about the horses' heels with impunity, and in the centre of the colony,  so to speak, was gathered, around  a kettle suspended over a firo, a  group of gypsies were eating their  afternoon meal ns placidly as if thoy  had pitched their tent on some sylvan island.  Just outside this ring around the  fi.-c a young girl leaned against the  side of the caravan. She was  posed to be partaking of the meal  ���������������ith^the'^e5tfi"oi"t'ne~comi)any;"i--l*ut-  she was not eating, ami the dark  eyes, halt veiled by the long black  iusbus. had a dreamy and far-away  expression.  In dress there was little to distinguish her from the olher women  rjf her tribe,  with tho exception that.  was of a striking and "exquisite  der.  That she wore a bettor dross and  wore it with exceptional grace might  ho ascribed to the fact that sho was  the queen of her tribe, and perhaps  she owed to the same fact the air  of reposeful dignity which sat so  well upon her at this moment, when,  as if unconscious of tho .surrounding  turmoil, she stood lost in thought  and her own day-dreams; for even  gypsy      who  lives  tolling    fortunes      may    have     day  dreams.  Presently a man came around the  caravan. Ho was a gypsy liko the  rest,   but  was  dressed  in a    'shabby  pushing, seething mass, repeating  tho forma!���������"Let the gypsy tell your  fortune, let the gypsy toll your fortune. Cross the gypsy's hand" with  silver," but she uttered it mechanically,  and    without    any  desire     to  gain clients,  ami  the' people paid  no ; it is for mc to decide,  heed. i     "You   havo a  noble heart  On account of scant moans many  farmers who have tho desiro to do  well aro deterred from furnishing the  necessary shelter for stock in winter. Again, many others are renting  nnd of course cannot afford to erect  costly and permanent buildings.  Thoso nnd other cutisos operate to  keep many thousands of stock out  in thc weather, suffering and losing  flesh to themselves and money to  their owners. In some cases it may  ... _ bo well    nigh    impossible to remedy  you   to build   an icehouse and get a cab-1 the evil,  but no  doubt  in many     it  rely  i������et    creamer.   This    outfit     worked ; might be improved by plenty of' forethought  and just a little work.  mine.      All  my   lifo'l.must"bo  lone-   Possible  and  supply   butter   to  priv  )y_" , ato families    living  in  the  ncighbor-  ' "Why?"   Ada   nsked.    'Thilip,   you   >'��������������� oily,   writes  C.  W. Weston.    The  are    morbid.       Yau     have    sulTered;   *���������*'"'������  purchased,   the  next  step    was  your feeling for honor is keen  nre ovbr-sensilive.   T know all; surely  i fairly woll but the ice crop  was un-  a most   certain,   and   tho  distance to.    draw  xpression wliich dissipa  and excess stamps upon gentle and  simple alike, and- his countenance  was not rendered more prepossessing  by a pair of crafty eyes, and lips  which wore a smirk and a sneer by  turns. ,,  He stopped short as he saw the  girl seemed about to speak, then  turned aside and,.entered the ring  around the fire. ITo walked with a  peculiar gait, which was intended to  conceal a slight limp, for he had  once been strong and handsome, and  was still vain.  About   this     time    a   young     man I princely   nature.    But   I   should     in-   it long.   At  this timo there were no  entered the fair,    lie had  been walk-i deed  be a  mean  cur  to  take advan-: cream  separators   in   this  immediate  ing  with  the steady,   swinging    paco   tage  of  your   generosity   and   unsel- I vicinity,  but 1 bought one.  of which  puts  tho milestones behind i nshness " My  power at this time wus     sup-  one, across the common on the cart "No. not generosity, not unsel- plied by hand' and for awhile the  track which led fr'uii the high road fishness," she interposed, very soft- separator appeared to run -quito caste the park and mansion of Monk : ly, her eyes were blinded by swift-. iiy, but after the "novelty woro oil  Towers,  and  hearing  the noise     and   coming tears. lit began to run very hard.   I bought  blare of the fair on  tho slight    hol-1    "Dearest,"     he    added,    "you   aro ��������� a 14 horse power gasoline engine. It  low fo the left of hiin,  ho had stop-   very    young,  you  don't know    what   was au experimental machine but ap-  n  a caravan" by i I10'1   nnd    hjoked.   and   listened,   hesi* : happiness may bo in store for you." . pe'ared     to   work  nicely.      I  blocked  may    have     day-' l!lLccl   a     moment,    then    turned   oil j Thon he laid his case before her and   the ongino up underneath the floor in  and entered  the fair. i satisfactorily    proved his  unsuitabil-   the    milk room,    put.  up  a line     of  lie was a young inan���������scarcely in-|:ty from every point of view, es- shafting and was soon separating  deed, as'ages are reckoned nowadays, ; pecially hor father's. "Tt will be and churning with none of that tired  more than a boy, and thoro were far easier to forgot that you think," ��������� feeling which I had so lately been ex-  two    things   noticeable  about     him. j ho  said,   in   conclusion. periencing.  course," sho returned, with! One morning on attempting to  Id princess air; "you needn't start the machine it absolutely re-  mo unless you like. I shall fused to go, I made a hurried trip  good form and features. Beauty has not force you into'it, though you do to the city and a good natured in-  been called tho fatal gift, and yot seem to want a good deal of per- ventor accompanied me to, my homo  it is the gift which most women do- suasion. I shan't oven break my and upon taking off the cylinder cap  sire for themselves and thoir daugh-. heart, don't expect that. But I found that the olatinum exploding  lers, and thc one gift in man which, j shall be an old maid," she sighed, points had simply gummed over,  when "it is combined with strength, | looking demurely in his face with a thereby preventing their sparking.  they admire and worship. ! quaint   sparkle  in   her   bright    dark   Again all  was smooth sailing     and  This young man had the kind of eyes, "and that is far worso than a with an occasional cleaning tip of  faco which Blair Leigh ton is so fond, : broken heart, I am told. What com- points iny ongino for awhile worked  and justly fond, of painting. Every fort is it to be wretched, if one very nicely. But upon one of these  feature truly but delicately cut, dark can't talk about it and bo cried occasional cleanings, after it had reeves full of lire and life and tho lovo I over?" I fused to work, I found the heat had  of life,'with brows dark and arched; [ "Ada!" he exclaimed. | drawn out the platinum points so  uid hair that, closely cut as it was, |    "I am a most improper person, no   that  instead-of a spark being made  smi. which might have been the cast   Fjl,sL   Um������ h(j wn(J a g.enll(!���������mn. ttn(, .     ���������or  otT of a  shop-man   or  clerk     He  wns   fi0���������ondI        UuU    th(J   *wIs   hnd   b        ;   h     Q.  a  man  of about h, y    w,th  the    air ,       y          .  to  ,,.      ,    fclh    maUel.    of r  and    expression     winch     dissipation    ,.,,   ,���������    ���������.,,,   ,...,.,      T,  ,    .._..  ,*1.  broke   into  short   ripples  and   waves, j doubt,"   she     replied  .uluat  .....v,  .-,,....���������  ,.,,|..t.T  ......   ������������,w,,|������.i������,������,     nut*     milieu,    gravely  ���������Hullo,  Uncle Jake!     stud one   ������f i.j*je -wns five feet eleven,  broad-shoul-' shock  you,   Captain   Uandal; I think  short   interval  between   them  tlm men, looking up with the faint  laugh which greets a ne'er-do-well  who     is  half    feared,     half scorned.  " 1-1 in*,*.' ..jy,-,oti.._vt Loth')' '     ... , ...  Uncle .lake screwed his 'mouth into  a contemptuous smirk and shook  his head.  '"Tea? Not while there's anything  else going, eh, Jake?" said another,  and he hold'"up  a stone bottle.  Tho man took it, drank from it  without a word, and stood silently  looking al the fire: thon he glanced  sideways at tit*.*, motionless figure of  tho girl, and jerked his thumb over  his shoulder inquiringly. The man  he addressed by the gesture looked  in her direction.  "Oh Madge," hc said with a  laugh.    "She's  mooning  as, usual.-'  "She's always .mooning," said  Jake, half fiercely, half sullenly.  ' Why don't she work like the rest  of us?"  Thero was a general laugh at the  "us." The  day  on. wliich     Undo  Jake had worked had not yet dawned.  "Let her-   alone."  said a    woman, , war.st.orin  looking  up  from  the kettle of    stew j jto-ht st  she  was   inspecting.    "Best  not      '"cent  terfere  with  her,   Uncle  -Take.    She's'  been  liko  that most  of the  day."  Jake omitted a snarl under his  breath.  "I'm not afraid of her," he said,  with  a  kind  of  defiance,   and  setting  dcrcd and straight-limbed, nnd moved only as a���������;��������� practiced athlete can  move. _ He wds.^dr.*i-si'd.-.i.n...n_.-mi.t_. .of.  Tweed." which seemed to have grown  on him, and which bore evidence of  a  long and  dusty  walk. .  (To  bo  Continued.)  ���������{���������^l-i.H.H^^-'H-hH^^'-H'  .'I .'as" the electricity jumped  across-the  "..'".       ..." they  I had bettor wish vou good-oven- touched one another. The current  ing," she added, r sing and making passed without sparking and mo cx-  hii*i_.a Jittle bow before moving so-*',"plosion^ ��������������������������� took place. A knife_Madi>|  datqly  away.  Even if your threshing is already  done and you have no othor shelter,  it will pay to erect a stout framing  on the order of a lean-to with tho  open aide to the soutii and covor it  woll with straw. If threshing ris not  yet over, it will bo no extra work  to stack it that way tis the ' straw  comes  from  the machine.  Stock fodder, hay or other material may also be used to advantage  in this way, and although it may  seem a waste of feed, it will bo  found to pay in tho long run, in the  saving of food which it will take  to keep up tho animal heat from  increased exposure standing out in  all kinds of weather.  If tho farm needs the manure  (and  what farm    doesn't)   there will  also  be a very large saving on that score. |  There will    not  only    bo    a    larger hollies filled with sand,  quantity saved,  but the quality  will     'The first attempt to carry thc placo  at least be doubled and probably, iuiended  in     complete  failure.     A hail-  more    than     ordinary   wet seasons, | storm  of bottles  wounded  many  po-  Almost   Every    Country Has Experienced These Baby  Sieges.  Russia's war with Jnpan i.s not  tlio only ono which she has had upon  her hands lately. The severe treatment of tho political exiles in the  Siberian town of Irkutsk led to sov-  enty of theso men barricading I'hem-  sclves in a house with a good supply  of arms uml provisions. A largo  force of police and soldiers surrounded the place and endeavored to forco  an entrance, but Were driven olT hy a  fierco fire from the besieged. Aguln  nnd again attacks wero renewed, bnt  each time tho fire proved too fierce,  and the bosiefecrs were driven back  with heavy loss. The house wns then  invested with the purpose of starving,  out the defenders, hut the latter inade  furious sallies, inllicting heavy loss  on the soldiers. Eventually, after  ahout ten days of this sort of thing,  a compromise was arrived at whereby tho exiles were allowed a dogrco  moro liberty.  France has of late years bocomo  notorious foi' its peace sieges. Very  dramatic was the scene of the expulsion of thc monks of the Grande  Chartreuse monastery, celebrated for  tho liqueur of that name. An imposing force was sent, consisting of a  battalion of infantry, two sq'uadrons  of dragoons, nnd a company of sappers. A crowd of ovor 200 peasants  barred tho main entrance,  and   ���������  FIEIICE FIGHTING  took placo before Uieso could bo  forced away. The great doors were  heavily fastened, ami the engineers  had to break them down, as well as  several strong iron gates beyond. Tho  monks wore found kneeling, and  would not move until two policemen  took hold  of each and led them out.  Paris had excitement of a type it  delights in when the police attempted  to arrest Jean Kolf, a gigantic  horsetlcaler. Expecting arrest, tho  man had provided himself in his  house in the Rue Poliveau, with' a  plentiful provision of food and ammunition,     the     latter   consisting  of  even quadrupled by avoiding the  leaching rains which ordinarily carry  away nearly all tho elements which  are immediately, beneficial to growing crops.  ROT  IN  POTATOES.  ���������A thoroughly satisfactory treatment for checking rot in potatoes is  yet to.be found, writes��������� Ni'. IS, M.  Vaughan . What has proved hest in  my experience is, first, keeping the  storage  cellar   at_n������������������ .*-.>-.*pci-a*-iire lis  lito.iou      ,uu,v     ���������������������������*������;,..    ,,  u*...u  u,u.w,-.|.uea,*_^^--^--(-pS  "tlegreos ;asj:possiblo;  passoa-b"ot\veen-tn-o-poinTs~separatod j second,    sorting    tlie, potatoes  after  ���������Good   gracious!   Ada!   Wliat    are ' themand thus remedied the difficulty  mo"  '������������������a  and I was ' again doing business  ��������� It" is evident that had; I been properly supplied with instructions at  tho beginning I should have boon  spared a great deal of trouble. My  'engine is now working as well as  it  you thinking of?" ho cried, overtaking her in a state of utter be-*  wilderment.  "Thinking  of going home,"  she replied,   tranquilly.  "And  I  going  to  England  to-morrow?   For  Heaven's  sake  do  stop  a  ever did at any time during its best  moment.!' ! behavior,   although  it has  been     in  "Well,  but what is the use?     You ' constant  uso  for  five years.   I     run  won't have me,   and  there's  an   end   both tho croam separator and a 50-  5    of  it.   I  am   not  going  to  ask   you   gallon chum at the same time.       I  "21 any  more.   Mahaeaj   Salaam!" | havo    simply    to  give the     balance  __ Ji, |     Then   ol   courso     she   was   dotained,    wheel a  whirl wlion  it starts  off liko  X,       ���������''���������' J.   and  all   kinds  ot vehement  protesta-' a thing of life.   Tho expense of oper-  .^.M_*-_-^_j^���������-f_^ a"d assurances of j ating  is  as  nothing  when  compared  j~j-- ��������� ��������� t-i-tf-i ,-n-rn-i '-j-j-j-j-j ��������� unfjy.ng   devotion   poured   into     ap-j to a steam engine.      ,  parently indifferent ears. She was I In tho same manner belts may be  induced to resume her seat on the run out through the window and  olive-roots, her bright face glowing  like a splendid flower against the  rugged, stony-looking trunks, hor  dork eyes half-veiled. "Yes," sho  it is about  Promise  CHAITEU   XLVII.  *" Tlte sunset splendors glowed behind her, she appeared to bo dcsceiul-  inj* toward him out of the very heart  of the western glory as she had come  to  him  first  from   thp   heart  of     the j was thinking to herself,  she     carr..-:     witb     firm, I time you  began.   I  do  think I   have  ps  over a  path., of. incandt-s-f a  right    as     a   woman,   to  a     little  gold,      with    tbe    accustomed [ courtship." " .. *     .  , -  .  proud   poise    of the head,  her     face!    As for Philip he knew nothing but | mo a knowdedge of its principles-and  other machinery run. In fact there  is almost no end to the variety of  work which this handy littlo machine  will accomplish. As I have already  shown, my engine was an experimental one, and I a green-operator without proper instructions. Until experience and a little study had given  ���������-hadov.-e*1 by the. contrst with  glow behind and around her,  dark eyes full of light; his face  turned     to     the    glory     when-Je  the | that    Princess    Ada    was   permitting  her! her  hands to  be  kissed.  was!     "This is all very 'well,  sbe i last.  . ���������        ��������� , , ,.  ., ��������� .     * came,  his  wide-awake  a little  on  one   side, j jjoubl  ish   -' -  '  sup-j thereby giving himself a rakish air,  at once cruel and repulsive, he left  the=ring--iiiid^appraoched���������the=gir!:-=-^  Sho did not see him or hear liim,  or at any rate did not appear to  do so, for a gypsy's ears are sharp  as the panther's, until ho was close  upon her, then she started, but not  wilh fear, and turned her large eyoa  upon  him questioniiigly.      The man's  she said at  ._ ���������'Nov.*   perhaps  I  may   be    al-  it     seemed    made,     oi   light, ] lowed   to   return     to  my  poor     sick  y   transfigured     by   the   setting   aunt?"  sun.   and   the  vivid   joy   that   flashed!     "Ada,  how can  you jest?      Do you  through   him   at.     the   sweet   appari-   believe  in  ine?"  Tf^T"^-^!!^^^-m cfra nh^  her, taken her hands and was stand-1 boy, and don't know what is good  ing spei.-chli.'ss face to face with I for you. From what you say, you,  her.      lioih  hearts beat  quickly,    but I can't  exist  without  me."  she return-!  ' ed.       "And   yet  you   won't-  Control of Br  is   Undoubtedly Possessed   by That  WeJi-  Known   Family  Medicine  Dr. Chase's tlnvp Linseed and Turpentine  Turpentine is considered n  for  bronchitis.  Tbo difficulty litis been in  ministration of turpentine i  reacli    the     irritated     and  specilic  thi* ad-  :o tis to  inflamed  ������������������arts and   not   be disagreeable  lo  the  jraticnt.  Not only has the trouble been  overcome by Dr. Chase in his Syrup  oi l.in.':c-ed and Turpentine, but he  h'is also combined with turpentine  two or three ingredients of almost  equal power in soothing and healing  the discas-i-d ports and overcoming  bronchitis and other dangerous ailments of the bronchial tubes and  lungs.  Hy a secret process these elements  oi luKquestiomt: medicinal power have  been combined in Dr. Chase's Syrup  oi Li'iiteed nnd Turpentine ro as to  be pleasant to the taste and suitable  for  children   und   adults   alike.  The remarkable succe.'-t* of Dr.  Ciia.=*>i's Syrup of Linf-eod ond Turpentine     as    a   cure     for    brou/iiitis.  i.r������:ip  and    whuopiog    ���������.���������o-jgh ' bottle.  is su,rnoi(*nt. t:: iii.:nc-' tltnt. it is oMVy*.-  tfve   in   ordinary   com-h**   un-l   colds.  lllt.S. IllCILHON!) Wi'l'llKOW. Kliu-  heilue.-idic,   Hants  Co..  N.S.,   writes:���������  "I have used I'r. Chase's Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine with good  succrss. Afy second daughter was  troubled with bronchitis from the  age of three weeks. Oftentimes .1  thought, she would choke to death.  The several remedies we got, did not  seem to bc of much use, but the first  dose of Ur. Chase's Syrup of Linseed  and Turpentine brought rolir-f and  further treatment iritul" a thorough  cure. This troublo ii;,cd to rome  back from time to tin:.*, but the cun:  is now permanent. Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine has  saved us many doctor's bills, and f  would not be without it in the house  for  many  times  its cost."  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed nnd  Turpentine, '2"i cents a bottle, at all  dealers or Edmnnson, Hates & Co.,  Toronto. To protect you against,  imitations the portrait nnd signature of Dr. A. V, Chase, the famous  ���������.oceltA   book   author,   are   on     every  Both  tliere  was   no surpi ir.c   in  /-da's  faco  "Vou diil not expect to meet me?"  she asked,   after  a  little pause.  "No; I never expected to meet  you; but when things are bad, when  lho storm Is at the worst, you always   appear,   an   tinge!   of  comfort."  "A loyal friend, I hop*.*," shi: replied, gent.!;.; "the lirst time we  were liiiitcin^*, and the news' of your  mother's   fatal   illness   i-nirn- "  "Ves. but .you were my comfort,  ir.-o'A  then.    And now "  "f wish I could comfort yoji now.  We arrived two days before, f am  with nil aunt whose lungs are weak.  You know���������perhaps you didn't know?  We came home in the autumn.  Father has retired. Yes, we actually  saw her���������how lovely she was! strolling in the garden. Oh! it must  have boen such a shock, though, of  course, you knew there was no  hope."  "And now you are here, it i.s like  a siiddcu glimpse of heaven in the  dork ness. This will be a memory  for life," he replied, at last leaving  hold of her hands, and turning to  walk slowly on her way with her,  so I hul. the sunset was iill behind  thoin, and the mountain spur- curving out, round the brnail bay wore  a. garment of glory, its bare, time-  worn summit was transmuted to  burning gold against thc lucid sky.  "Hut. is it. really your living self?"  he ad"tU*.d. "To rome so suddenly,  and   at   thn   very  critical   moment."  "And now tell me all you wish to  tell nbout. this sorrowful business,  dear, I'hilip. Whnt of poor Captain  Medway? and what are you meaning  to  do?"  "We go to England to-morrow.  How well timed this meeting Is !  Vel , 1 ought, not In see you. 1 .suppose;   though   I   know  1 here  she burst into a happy little lau^h  and  did  m-l  finish  her sentence.  "Ho you know." she added with a  sudden change of manner, "1 look  on you as a son. T think f adopted  you on that first night at the ball.  Poor boy." I thought, "he has no  mother perhaps by this time. Oh!  I was so sorry for you! You  my father, and my mother, and  son, as the dear H ndoos Bay,*  (To  bo  Continued.;  uro  my  workings, it was not a success. Since,  then two of my neighbors havo each  purchased an engine though ldrgor in  they have, completed tlieir sweat in  caso any indication of;.wet rot is  ���������shown, to prevent the rot /spreading  from -''tho decaying tubers to the.  sound ones. Dry* rot* is very rarely,  if at all, transmitted from one po-  tatoo to  another. '  "If the potatoes are left in pits in  the field to sweat, prior to putting  them, in the cellar, they will usually  show rot that may bo in theni when  they are taken from "tho pit. Potatoes which are nearly clean of dirt  usually show more rapid spread of  the wot rot than do potatoes which  are covered with a considerable  coating of dry soil. Possibly the  reason for this may be tho. fact that  the dry soil is not a good medium  for passage of the rot from -'ono.potato to another.  MARRIAGE,   NOT  FUNERAL.  Difference  of    Language   Led to    a  Mistake.  An amusing story is brought by  the last West African mail steamer  of tho blunder of a fle'gian official at  Boma.   in  tho  Congo   Free. State.  A Kuropcnn miasion.iry having  died at a small up-river station, a  Swedish lady and gentleman who had  bcon present at his decease went to  liornn to notify tin: event to the registrar of the district. This official,  however, spoke only Flciriis*h, and tho  visitors  had  to  use French.  However, the registrar opened his  books, made a prodigious number of  notts as to names, ages, occupations,  etc., and then with a ben ining smile  shook hands wilh both lndy and gentleman, wished them every happino.'w  antl told thorn that his fee was ono  sovereign,  Tlio visitors I hen discovered that  lie hud imiide them man ami wife, but  as they hud already been married  [ive years, tlle only sulTerer by l.ho  transact inn wns I.he well-meaning  that you  must   Belgian,  who m*v,r got-  his  feu.  PEOPLE  Food is not all that thin  people need. Maybe they're  sick. You can't inake them  eat by bringing them food.  But Scott's Emulsion can  make them eat. That Emulsion gives a man appetite  and feeds him both. It brings  back lost flesh.  No trouble about digestion. The weakest stomach  can digest  Scott's Emulsion.  It tastes good, too. Scott's  Emulsion paves the way for  other food. When wasted  and weakened by long illness  it gives strength and appetite that ordinary food cannot give. Not only food���������  medicine too���������Scott's Emulsion of pure cod-liver oil.  We'll send j-ou a little to try if you like.  SCOTT & IIOWNE, Toronto, Ont.  STOUTNC:   CA1J11AGE.  First a dry spot of ground must  be selected, if possible ono that is  naturally well drained, but avoid a  hillside./ With a largo plow inake  ii; trench G' to 8 inches'deep going  aud returning in the same, furrow  and finishing with a shovel, that is  cleaning out the small ridge in the  center whicli has been left by the  plow. On a dry day the cabbage is  pulled and turned upside down and  allowed  to drain for an hour or so.  Placo the. j:obbuge in the trench  "close^tbgOlhoT'^^with^W  Then plow several furrows against  the cabbage on cither side und linish  wilh a shovel putting on about six  inches of dirt. When the ground has  frozen 2 or 3 inches cover with corn  stalks to the depth of a foot. If the  cabbage shows any signs of decay it  is lime ill-spent to bury it. also in  seasons when the rainfall has been  excessive during growing season, cabbage will keep hut a short time and  should  not be buried.  QUALITY   OK   MILK.  lie     majoriUi'  corning 'thtr ii  The majoriUr of investigations  concerning 'ther improvement of tho  quality of milk seems to indicate  that a dairyman must look to the  improvement of breed rather than to  llccmeri badly. Tho police then sent  for tho firemen, but before they arrived, "The Terror" made .a stilly,  and went for his besiegers with sucli  fury that hc 'stunned three men before he wus overpowered." It took  soven men to tic him, and twelve to  drag 'him before the-Commissary of  Police.  Kven more sensn.tional was tho incident known all o".or Franco as the  siege of Troyes. Isidore Co<*iuard, a  Humble resident.of the Saint Suvirio  quarter, whs fined for stealing cab-  biagos. When the am tlioritics' ca.me to  collect .the fine, they found him in a  loft provisioned and  AllkfcTO FOll A SIEGE.  He  liad  laid     in   eighty lab'bits  and  otlior food, and had a rifle aud cartridges.  Tho police were met by a storm of  bullets, nn'd in the afternooh a man  named Voolllay, who attempted a  parley,* was .shot dead.. A man was  then sent up on the roof to throw  s-ulplittr down the diiinjioy, and smoke  Coqiiard out, whereupon a shot was  fired up tho chimney which drove the  man  away.  This went on for three days, and  it was estimated th'at no fewer than  10,000 people had been to view the  scone. At last, on Thursday morning, all seemed quiet, and seven policemen made a dash' for the door  and forcod it. Tho dead body of So-  quard was found swinging from ; the  rafters at tho head of the stairs. Ho  had hanged himself.  Tho town of Stokc-upon-Tront,  England, had excitement of a similar,  if milder, . kind, wlien, some little  timo ago, two men named Brindloy  were "wanted." The latter barricaded themselves in their father's  house with' Ohrco other men, and th'o  police wore met by a fusillade of  stones, bricks, bottles, and the like,  whicli forced thorn to effect a strango  rctrent=a.nd-cnll-for-th'o^fircmcn.-Evon���������  when tho house was turned on, and a  fierco jet of water roared through  the windows, the besieged still fought  on wilh bravery worthy of a better  cause. But eventually they were  forced   to  cnnltulnto.  AN ASTONISHING STOItY  of a besieged house was told last  year at Liverpool Assizes. The house  in question was at Birkdalc, ,near  Sout.liporl, and belonged to a widow  of independent means. Hut for some  reason she lot Die house to a married  couple.  Six month's later she suddenly summoned them to leave thc promises,  which they, of course, refused, as  they Iind a perfect legal right to do.  Whereupon,  the    widow,  in  the     ab-  the    selection  of  feed.*   Within   ' tho jsencc-of    Hie    master  of  thc  house,  breed he must select animals which  show a high percentage of fat in the  milk, as well as animals that will  produce a large quantity.  A  PAKAniSE  FOU   PAUPERS.  An amusing letter was read to the  Birmingham'(England) guardians recently from one of the hundred aged  inmates of tlie city workhouse, who  aro now boarded out at Risebridgo,  Surrey, in consequence of overcrowding. Thc writer suid it was  tlio most beautiful country over  seen, and wished that the guardians  were there "to enjoy it likewise.  Thoro is a nice little stream at the  back of the home and some good  fishing, while thore aro threo niiblic-  houses within five minutes. ' In  fact, yon can see ono from our  place. (Laughter.) I only wish  there were some more of th'e old  chums here."  A woman  children and  his wifej  tells fairy talcs to h'er  a mtaa   tells th'cm     to  calmly walked in and began locking  the doors ami dismantling tlio. reception rooms. The master coming  homo quickly, turned the lady out  and locked the doors. The *widow  thereupon hired men from the crowd,  nntd rigging up a battering ram from  a plank, attempted to -batter in tlio  doors. Hut this effort failing silie  broke the plate gloss windows of  tho drawing-room, and witli half a  dozen men btir..t in. Thereupon tlio  master faced tlnem with a revolver  and held them nt bay.  "The revolver is not loaded,"  shouted th'o widow. "I'll give anyone $25 to pull him down." Luckily  at this point iho poli-e arrived, and  cleared out tho crowd, and the mat-  tor ended in a 1 w court.���������Pearson's  Weekly.  "I woo th'ee In the moonlight,"  sang the lover to liis girl, who was  gazing fondly on hlrn from the casement. "It's much' cheaper than t'ho  gasliph't," sang lier father, th'e old  churl, who was taking observations  from tho badement. /  i'^'M-1-^t^M*^'**^'^^  I   HEALTH   i  *l^^^i^^J^i^MM^^^J^^^*J^fii^.\i^i^*t^.  DIABETES.  In tho treatment ot diabetes tho  chief reliance of i'he physician is on  lho adjustment of the diet, looking  to the exclusion, so far as may bo  IK-ssible, of all sugar-containing  foods. It hns been contended by  somo physicians that little advantage is to bo gained by this, since the  excretion of sugar by tho kidney is  only a symptom of Uiio disease, and  cot thc disease itself, and thut lho  object should be to correct the condition which lies at tho root of thn  trouble. If tho physlciun knew just  what tiro tho conditions which underlie, glycosuria (diabetes) he might,  and h'o might not, be able to treat  and cure it. Bul although many arc  trying to solve tho riddle, it is not  yet clear, nnd until it is the physician must do thc best ho can for his  patient.  In diabetes not only is sugar excreted through tho kidneys, but much  also is circulating in the blood: the  first may do no harm, except, perhaps, to tho kidneys, and may oven  tlo good by taking sugar from the  hlood, but the second condition is  exceedingly harmful, and its removal  or diminution by dieting will relieve  mnny of the distressing symptoms of  ��������� the disease, and may greatly prolong life.  The prohlcni in selecting a diet.for  tlie diabetic lies not. only in excluding the sugar-containing articles, but  in avoiding the starvation of the patient in so doing. Many of tho saccharine foods, those made up chiclly  of starch, for example, are very nourishing, and their exclusion from the  dietary exposes the patient to tho  dangers of insufficient nutrition. Tho  main reliance of the diabetic in the  way of food must be on meats, fats,  green vegetables and nuts. He should  take milk sparingly, avoid fruits, especially dried and preserved fruit, indulge in moderation in now potatoes  (which aro loss starchy ihan is popularly believed), and omit almost  absolutely bread, puddings, pies and  everything mado from flour. Fats  (cream, olive-oil and buttor) are of  special value, and the sufferer from  riinbote.*-. should got himself into the  habit of buttering lavishly everything  he cats.  In the way of drinks he may take  tea, coffee or cocoa (.without sugar,  of course), and water, but none of  the flavored waters, such as -lottled  lemonade, ginger-ale or soda which  are always sweetened.���������Youth's Companion  foet. Tender places on the feet soon  become bunions or corns. Begin to  Ward off these things before calamity  overtakes you. It is no . moro expensive to havo two or three pairs  of shoes than to wear one pair of  shoes continually.  Alternate shoes.  Bathe tho feet frequently in cold  water.  Best the feet by taking off th'o shoes  whenever  possible.  Theso things operate as a preventive against  disease of the feet.  CKX>0O0<>O0<><>0<>O0O0O<K>OC  YOUNG  FOLKS  0<-*-00-i'>Ci-0-0-0<'*<'*<'^^  AN OFFICER'S ADVENTURE IN  INDIA.  Ono sultry afternoon I was lying in  my Hammock in the veranda, eating  fruits ancl biscuits (for it was too  hot to do anything else), when, all  nt once.  I saw a little,  sharp-nosed,  ROMAICS OF A PRIMlIR;���������1������lh^ir^T^%-^^w^   . I tweon a bandicoot rnt and a squirrel  CRISEI MARRIED HIS WASHER, ���������come creeping along  the lloor.  WOMAN*. I    * threw lt a bit of banana, and at  first it seemed startled, and mado as  men of the snake-killing mongoose of  India, and that my friendship with  him had actually saved my lifo. You  may be sure that I mado a greater  pet of him tlian ever after that.   ���������   FOR HER LOVER'S  SAKE.  English Woman   Came to Canada  to Build up  a Home.  Among    the third-class  passengers  THE tAPlNESE BULLET  WOUNDS MADE BY THEM  SOON HEALED.  ARE  Blessings    on   the Little Japs   for  Their  Tiny Bullets,  Say the  Russians.  Tlie Japanese havo merited well of  their  enemies  for  their  humanity   in  Id,  who came to Canada by the Allan "calmg death on the battlefield says  Liner Ionian from Liverpool recent- ������*><������������������ tfotershurg correspondent of  ly was a young woman with delicate-' } h������ London Daily Telegraph. Their  ly-chiselled features and a sprightly .bullets, say the Buss-inn surgeons,  m on, who hns como to try her for- ������''e. j* not precisely harmless, at least  tune in Cauda as a "farmeress." : <���������������������������������������������* ne:<t l-,<-!S'- thine to that���������they arc  Such is the word sho used to describe <-lu* mildest kind of missile that has  the occupation she is going to foi- ever been burled from a rille. One of  low: Sho is twenty-four years of , the consequences is thnt a number of  , age,     and   though   not    more    then ', wounds which  wero formerly    mortal  Strange Story    Surrounds an Old -f ll would  run away;  but presently I sjxty-flve    inches   high,    sho has    a nro now  healed  and   forgotten  in    a  it turned back again and snapped up | strong physique, knows how to mako  few days.     Another is that the mim-  Lady Now Dying in  Rome.  Ono of the most  interesting    and  the fruit, whicli it seemed to approve  or hig-hly. I gave it another bit,  and then a piece of biscuit; and by  typical Italian characters is dying in degrees it began to get moro fumlli-  Rome. This is no other than Crispi's nr, and appeared quite inclined to  second wife, Rosalie Montmassou. mako friends. But just then ono of  Although of humble birth, thirty, my mon cumo running across the  odd years ago she played an inipor-j court yard, and tho sound of his  tant part in Italian politics. foorsteps scared it awny.  Crispi's lirst introduction  to     this j    Tho   next    day, however,    it   came  woman was in 1853, when after   tha'ba(.|*    again:    and by    this time     it  good uso of a spade, a plough, and hcr of Kussians who quit the liospi-  a horse, and is full of courage and , tal for tho battlefield is greater than  optimism. Moreover, sho has not i was ever witnessed in any war bo-  a friend in thu whole of Canada. I fore. Blessings on the littlo Jap  The secret of her  bold pioject     is |for their  tiny  little h'lillets.  say the  shared hy two friends, one of whom  is her invalid sweetheart, who is  confined in a country cottage in the  Colno Volley.  failure  of the battle  of  Vovara,  ' ho, seemwi to havo qllitc gotten over its  .was  languishing in prison at Turin. !lh.st shyness, rtnd took readily .enough  One day  a  beautiful  creature  to  him  in  his cell  and .asked  to  1^'^ ' whatever I gave it.     After we    had  "    " heen  on    visiting  terms for two     or  be  allowed to -Jo his washing.   The im- thre0 daySj -Tommy' (as I Had named  puis ive,   revolut onary . fell   in     lovo ,   .. ,    .   ,    , ������������������.   ���������t  ..    ,  with his washer-woman, and for a ^y. foiiMc.ot������I chum) got to ho so  timo could think of nothing else. ,*''><-���������������% that ho would climb upon  When hc was released and took re- n,y ,hiUrP10L'k ,0i' i*���������.' ������:nd let, U1,������  fugo in Malta Rosnl o followed him. stroke -aim ancl hold h.m in my hand.  But Malta    wus  not.  safe  for    him.'-llst as if he had boon a kitten I  Before    leaving    ho did tardy justico S������* to be tI,"le fond of "Lm al last"  to the girl, and married her, the  reremony being performed by a wandering Jesuit, who merely placed tho  ring on the girl's finger and gavo  tho young couple his benediction.  LOVE AND PLOTTING.  Crispi went to England on a tramp  steamer, but his wifo worked her  way across the continent and rejoined him in London. Here she was  of inestimable value in smuggling the  Just about that time I managed  someViow or other to catch a low  fever, which', though it wasn't what  you'd call dangerous, left me as weak  as water. In fact, for threo or tour  days I couldn't even raise iny.;clf in  bed without help.  Well, one day���������it'll he long enough  before I forget it���������1 had sent away  the native boy who used to sit beside me,  telling him I was going   to  Cossacks am]   Caucasians.  "In tho sanitary train wo lin.vc astounding cases    of    wounds healed,"  writes a surgeon;  "thc character    of  "My destination  is "Winnipeg," she : t},0 hurls surprised us. and ns for tho  said  to a London Daily Mail  ropre- ] rapjditv with which  the soldier     rc-  sontal've  before   leaving.    "I     don t  covel.s>' woI*   it Ja  hard  to  ask     any  know whether I shall settle there. 1 I, tQ  De,iovo ������������������*, who has  not actually seen it.    Verily th'eir bullets are  humane.  "Wounds caused by bullets     which  The soldiers laugh and say: 'When we  go back to our villages they won't  even believe we have been wounded.  They'll toll us we've been shamming.1 "  Tho medical investigator, leaving  thoso cases to examine others, then  called upon a captain who had been  in thc thick of the tight nnd had  lost all his younger olTicers between  May 31 and Juno 15, and asked him  for  information.  "I nm lost in wonder," Ko remarked to the captain, "at the miraculous wny in which" our fellows rise  from the dead, ns it were. Thoy  recover from wounds which are officially mortal. Now I want you  to tell me, are these exceptional cases that T have 'lieen studying, or hnve  you anything like thenv?"  "Tho Japs fire accurately," wns the  answer: "tlioy often lilt our men in  tho head, but, when the bullets pass  clean through' niany of tho men get  well."  FROM THE FIGHTING LINE  IN MERRY OLD ENGLAND  NEWS 3Y MAIL ABOUT JOHN  BULL AND HIS PEOPLE.  intend to have a good look round  lirst, and perhaps go into service on  some farm for a few months.  "Then I shall fish round for information, and perhaps I shall hear of  some farm  that  is  a bargain.".-  The only daughter of n gentleman  farmer, a widower' living in Shropshire, the girl had the advantage of  a good education as a child, this being combined with an excellent agricultural training. She lost her  father, however, at the age of twenty, only lo discover that through  unfortanato speculation her legacy  had dwindled down to a few hundred  pounds.  After living the life of a governess  at Shrewsbury, she settled down as  a   hotel     bookkeeper  in  Manchester,  correspondence between hcr husband 'naV0 a naV- II wns tho vor*V hottest  and Mazzini. She used to carry tho time of the day, and every one was  letters in her market basket and either smoking, lounging, or fast  hnnd them ovcr to emissaries of'asleep: aud It wasn't long heroin I  Mazzini amid tho turmoil of Covent.'oll asleep,  too.  Garden. |    How long    I slept I have no Idea,  -At night    she    washed and ironed Jhut whon  I awoke    it was still     so  her husband's only whito  wuistcoat,  shirt, and collar whilst he slept.  In 1859 Crispi returned to Sicily,  and started planning another revolution, nnd in the following 'year took  part in the campaign of Garibaldi's  "Thousands  of Marsala."      Through  hot, and I was so drowsy, tliat I  was going to dose olT again, when I  caught sight of something that woke  me up in good earnest.  Creeping  into the. room  from     the  verandah, coil afler coil,  was a. huge  hooded cobra,"  the deadliest  'snake  FOOD  AND  SECRETIONS.  Animal food tends to make the  urine more acid. Eggs, meat, oysters, lish, or other solid animal  foods, produce acid urine. This  should be remembered by people  troubled witli urinary diseases. Ca-  ' tarrh of the bladder, or intlamalion  of the urethra, any irritation of the  urinary passages, is irritated and  made temporarily worse by acid  -urine. Therefore, animal food should  hc avoided. Perhaps milk, on account of its large per cent, of water,  might form an exception to this rule.  Vegetable foods, especially of the  alkaline variety, fresh vegetables,  tend to decrease acidity of the urine,  sometimes, indeed, they entirely re-  ,movc tlie acid reaction. Even acid  fruits form carbonates in the stomach whicli tend to decrease t'he acids  of the secretions.  On the other hand, whero tliere is  an excessive loss of phosphates, albumen, sugar, or any other vital  fluid, ihrough the urine, animal food  sliould be used, as it tends to keep  up" tho strength and furnish vital  forco. Wherever there is loss of vital  ���������"fluids tlirough the urine an animal  diet is always advisable.  But in cases of irritation of the  urinary organs, scanty, higK-colored  urine, animal food should be avoided,  for a' time at least, arid fresh vegetables substituted. The injurious effect of animal food upon tho urinary  organs may be lessened somewhat. by  the free use of pure water.   An exclusive milk diet will     some*  times"produce- alkaline-urine,���������which  is very desirable in cases of acute inflammation of the urinary organs,  such, as urethritis, gonorrhea,-and  the like.  this weary time Rosalie accompanied >-n  all India,    more than seven     tent  him    everywhere,    .taking an    equal  ]onK>  anl3 ns thick -as a mail's arm.  It was evidently meaning to     attack  share in tho hardships  of campaigning.  When the Cress of Valor was  awarded lo the 'Thjusand her comrades demanded that sho- should he  given a cross of diamonds. .*.  "HUSBAND ESTRANGED.  Crispi wus now *.t-iii0 top of tho  tree, but Rosalie could hot ae*-.,*,***-*���������  inodato herself to his position. Sho  developed an inordinate love for animals and extravagant taste in dress.  Ono day Crispi returned home to  find six new suits ruined by tho  hordes of dogs, cats, nnd white mice  that crowded his dwelling. He left  tho house never  to  return  again.  In 1878 he married for the third  timo and his enimies brought a  charge of bigamy against him. The  court, .however, decided thut 'his  second marriage was illegal. ITo  made Rosalie a handsome allowance,  which is still paid to hor.  Occasionally visitors to Rome  might seo a little old woman, eccentrically dressed, with a diamond  Cross of Valour suspended round  hor nock, and followed by a legion  of dogs, walking in tho streets. This  was Rosalie Montmasson.  A MARRIAGE TANGLE.  REST YOUR FEET.  Many people complain of tired feet.  Kvci-y nigh I their foot ache so that  it amounts to poiitivc torture.  One good thing to do to prevent  this is to have two or throe changes  ' of shoes or boots whichever is worn.  Wear one pair to-day, another pair  to-morrow, and if the third pair is  owned, still another uext day. Keep  changing about. A shoe that is a  little too tight in some particular  place, may bo all right on other  parts of the foot. By changing to  ���������mother shoe relief i.s had* from the  peculiarities of the first shoo. Each  shoe has an individuality. Uy wearing it all the lime its faults begin to  produce bad effects, especially in cases of sensitive people, whose foot aro  tender.     Change  shoes  frequently.  Another good' thing is to bathe the  feet at night in cold water. "Rub  them dry with a  coarso towel.  When possible take off tlio shoes in  Uiio middle of the day, and rest tlic  feet. This can be dono in the office,  ns well as about the house. .Slippers  can be substituted in place of the  shoes.  Care of llii: feet is a very imporl-  nnt item to health and success.  Good, sound, clean, sliapely foet are  n blessing to their possessor. Walking  Is one of the most healthful exorcises,  as well as one of the necessary requisites of business. Very few kinds  of business can be conducted with  mireoss without entailing considerable  Walking. A person cannot walk with  nny comfort or propriety without  gootl,  sound   feel.  Tired    foet  soon   become   rhoiintnl ic iplause  Mother and Daughter Were Both  Married to the Same Man.  Barely lias a moro complicated matrimonial tangle como before tho  courts than that which engaged the  attention . of tine Aldcrshott County  Court judge the otiier day. A remarkable feature of the case was that  a woman and her daughter had gone  through tho marriage ceremony" with  thc same man.   The facts came    out in  nn   action  brought by Mrs7 A". Or Fitzgerald  against George Knight, telegraphist  nt thc head-quarter office of the First  Army Corps at Aldcrshot, for the  recovery of .CIO due to 'hor under n  deed of separation.  Mrs. Fitzgerald, it appeared, married Knight about twenty-two years  ago. She had then just returned  from India with her two children, believing hur lirst husband was dead.  Knight was then In the army. Before the marriage took place Mrs.  Fitzgerald ti'ld him tho story cf her  previous  marriage.  Some yours later her daughter left  her. Recently Knight discovered by  means of nn advertisement that his  wife's former husband was alive when  he married hor, and nlso by the same  means discovered the whereabouts of  tho missing daughter.  Th** daughter was reunited to the  family, ancl soon afterwards Knight  caused Mrs. Fitzgerald to sign a sc[i-  aration agreement, by which ho was  to pay h'er so much a week. Shortly  aftcrwnrds her daughter and Knight  left Uio house, and she then discovered that the former hail had a child  by Knight, and that he had married  ber.  In the agreement, whieh Mrs. Fitzgerald snid sho had not read, was a  clause to the elfect that if she interfered with Knight the allowance  wonld cease. All she hnd done was  to go to lior daughter to induce hot-  to Come hack to Iter.  Tho judge, tlio Tion. Arthur  Russell, characterized Knight's action as the most disgraceful thing a  man could do, and told him that  Mrs. Fitzgerald could molest him as  much us sho pleased, as far as lie was  concerned.  Judgment was given for Mrs. Fitzgerald   with     costs,   nniid  loud     np-  me; and there I lay, too weak to lift  my'hand alone; and witli no oho  anywhere  within  hearing.  For a moment I was fairly cluuib  ���������with--horror; and then, although V I  knew it was no use, I instinctively  called for help; but my voice was so  -n,v������k_.that it could not even liave  been lieard in "the "next," room:  On came tho snake, rearing up its  horrid swotted head angrily, and  Mowing out its hood, as it. does wlien  it means mischief. Tt 'had already  got to the foot of tho lied, and was  just preparing to crawl up, wlien I  hoard a skirr of tiny feet across tho  floor^uid I saw my squirrel-rat friend  littlo Tommy.  Tlie bravo little fellow never hesitated for a moment, but went right  at tho cobra like a tiger, and gave  it a hite that drew blood liko_ the  cut of a knife.  For a moment the snake drew bnck  and a quiver went all through it,  which flowed that it was bard hit;  but it .pulled itself together at onco,  threw back its head viciously, and  struck at poor Tommy with all its  force. But Tommy dodged the  stroke cleverly, and, fastening on tho  cobra, tooth and nail, gave him a  second bite worse than the first,  wounding him so severely that ho  was evidently weakened, nn<l began  to show signs of giving .way.  From the bed where I lay I cou.ld  sec the whole battle iquite plainly;  and ' you may think how tiying it  wns for me to have to lie there helplessly wliile a duel was being fought  out-upon which* my life depended.  But it did not ta"ko me long to  find out how the light wns going to  end,. for _th'c_-_cp_bra__had tlie_worst of  it from the very beginning. Oo wliat"  ho might, let him try as hard as he  pleased to strike his enemy or to  coil around hiin, the snake might as  well have tided to hurt a shadow.  Brave littlo Tommy eR:aped him every  time, arid repaid each new attack  witli a fresli bite, making old scaly-  back twist and wiggle like ti speared  col.  At last, thc cobra, in its writhing  and flopping about, knocked over a  small table with a lot of glasses on  It, which camo down with a crash  that might have awakened a country  policeman on duty. The next moment there wn.s a shout and a scurry  outside, and,my chum, Harry Temple-  ton, camo bursting headlong into tho  room, just as tlie valiant Tommy got  hold of the snake by thc head and  fairly bit his head  oil.  ''liello'." cried ITarry, "wliat on  earth has heen going on here? Wliy.  my poor old rellow! to think, of you.r  being left to face th'at Horrid " brute  all alone, nncf you not able to stir,  too! If I had only known I would  have been in to help you like a shot.  Well, thank, God! it's' all right, now.  But where on earth did you pick up  tliat mongoose?"  "What sort of goose do you call  liim?" asked I, in surprise. "1" never  knew before that a goose had four  feet!"  "Pooh!" said Harry, "you are not  going to pretend that you do not  know yet what a mongoose is! Why,  man, thoy are th'e greatest serfM-nt-  killers nllvo; and if it had not heen  for that one, you'd have boon as dead  as a door nail by this tlmo. 1 only  wish we had a dozen moro of 'em  here in thc cantonment to clear oil  the������c confounded snakes!:'  'lhus it was that I found oul that  my little friend Tommy was a  speci-  ->ntcr~the chest and go' out through  the bnck nro of frequent occurrence.  The patients recover rapidly. Take,  for instance, Private GurtolT of the  third East Siboiian Rifles. ITe was  shot at Wofangkau on June 1G. The  bullets entered his lungs. For less  than ten days blood was detected in  liis saliva, but soon all Bymptoms  had gone, tho wounds wero circa-  triecd, and the brave warrior is himself once more, and back on the field  AS ACTIVE AS EVER.  "Private Kulcss had a hole made  in his liver, but he, too, has already  begun  to  forget that  lie ever had    a  where she was  wooed and won by aiwobund' theroe   . 0n the same battle-  East Siberian regiment named     Bul-  young commercial traveler connected  with a Birmingham house. He became a victim ot rheumatic fever, , , ., , . . ,  however, lost his situation, and had pikoIT received a mild Japanese bul-  to be supported by his sister, who I-**. wh'ch Pass������' through one of his  went to work as a weaver in one of ���������"Ves and his diaphragm, injured his  tho little woollen mills that are "-"er <*nd wont ou\ at tho sP'"al  doited over the Colne Valley. The * column. He was picked up, cared for  voting man did not improve and his  and cured, and now he is on his way  NEWS     FROMr   BOTH  AND JAPAN".  RUSSIA  to Bussia to take a rest  Vl'-ovitch is the namo of a soldier  of the third East Siberian regiment  who has h������d a wonderful experience  to look back upon.    His bullet found  sweetheart came to live beside liim,  taking a situation as a domestic  at a farm on a hill which overlooked  the 'valley where the invalid lay.  The doctor said that a change    'of  climate    might    effect   the    invalid's its bi'.let  when  he  was  lying  behind  cure, so her return to farm life   was,the intrenchmeuts  nt Wafangkau,   on  decided upon. j June 15.    It cut its way through his  ."I'm not afraid of soiling _ my'shoulder between the collar bone and  hands," she said, "ancl I'm not go- j shou,ldcr blade, passed through his  ing to turn hack now." Taking her i Jungs, penetrated tho diaphragm and  sweetheart gently by.iho hand, she,the ubdomen. damaged the intestines  added, "We'll bo separated for n'nlwi went out Tho soldier was a  while���������perhaps a year or  two,   dear,  fortnight   tinder    treatment";   and     is  but I'll  send for you both  see,"  You'll  -- - j.��������� davajxaRxnw -���������dx-.***-*-*****--*.   Shamefully,    Ill-Treated*  Soldiers,  But Wept When Tried.  Judgment has just been given by a  court-martial sitting at Ohalons-sur-  Marnc in tho case of Brigadier Robin  of the 123th Artillery Regiment, of |  the French army, charged with various acts of revolting cruelty towards his subordinates.  Tho evidence proved that Robin  tied up a gunner named Sonnet while  ho was asleep, and after pu&hin-j him  out of bed,  attached the unfortunate  now  on  tlio wnrpalh once more. '  Hero is a scrap of dialog between  an officer and his soldiers, which  gives "ah idea'"oi" the' viu������������- -tot-on hy  Russians  on   Japanese  bullets:  Tho private points to his shoulder,  "nere, your honor, tho bullet struck  me and tlien passed on.t. Another  hit me here (he touches his arm) nnd  went through. On my back I have  two wounds; see, here they are; another bullet entered my leg.    Look."  "Wliy, in heavon's namerh'ow many  bullets did you absorb, thon?"  "Not one stayed in mc, your honor;  they all  swept right tlirough."  "A man can lot any number of  Jap  bullets   go through him,     your  Cullings    From   the  Press of   Tho  Two   Countries���������The   Two  Standpoints.  Be it remembered that we are   not  engaged in  ono war  only,  but two :  one on    tho    blood-stained field     of  Manchuria, the other a bloodless one  in       Europe.���������Novoo    Vreniya,       St.  Petersburg.  CAN'T BE DONE.  The only    scheme on which Russia  and her friends rely is lo starve   us  financially  into submission. The stupidity of the idea !���������Jiji, Tokio.  ENGLAND'S   GAME.  Whilst Japan is making underhand  attempts at the destruction of     our  ships England is taking all   possiblo  steps to  throw obstacles  in tho wny  of tho already difficult voyage of our  squadron  to the far east.���������Svot, St.  Petersburg.  RUSSIAN DIGNITY.  If we are going to lull ourselves to  sleep with the idea that Bussia is  so great and invincible that a sorry  pea.-e concluded with some Japanese  cannot injure her international position we are lost indeed.���������Novoa  Vremya,   St.  Petersburg.  WORTHY F.OEMEN.  While there is nothing to commend  itself in tlieir tactics and strategy,  in their weapons and bravery, tho  Russinns have proved themselves  worthy to be our enemy.���������Jiji,  Tokio-  RUSSIAN WAR VIEWS. -  To which side i.s tho prolongation  of the w-ar of greater advantage? To  the Japanese, who have already  placed in the theatre of war the bulk  of their forces, or to us who have not  yet despatched a third of what we  are in a posilion to'send? Whoso  chances arc becoming thc rosier  and who will assume the offensive?���������  Novoo Vremya, St. Petersburg.  IF JAPAN WON.  Even if wo admit tho impossible,  that is to say, the final victory or  Japan, tho English must henceforth  recogniz.e that a victorious Japan  could but affect their interests adversely, since the Japanese in such  nn event would certainly endeavor,  before all else, to oust from Eastern Asia such a dangerous commercial rival as England.���������1'oterburgs-  kaya Gazette.  "NO  QUARTER,  NO PRISONERS."  In our war with Japan we are liko  a man    attacked  by  a viper.   It  is  ami i nct  cnox'gh  to  frighten   it and   leavo  1 it to hide in  a bush; it must be destroyed;  and-we must do this with- ���������  out considering whether England and  the   cosmopolital     plutocracy   object  or not.     No quarter and no  prisoners  should    bo  our. niotto.���������Gazette.  Moscow.  .... HOW JA-IM*r -VIEWS IT. '.-.  In contrast to.the splendid harvest  prospects of Japan, signs of coming  famine are not, lacking in many  parts of Russia. We nre not so  niuun a*, to -wish, natural ciilamitics  to Russia���������enemy as she is; ncverthe-  mnn to a nail  in. the floor so    that  honor," the soldfoi's neighbor cliimed  in;  "you    hardly even know it     has  struck, you.  A FLY'S STING  is  more  painful.       Our   bits  of  lead  dou't go fooling about liko that!"  "Why  not?"  "Because they go to stay, unless a  bone-setter can fish them out. And  th'at is a blacE outlook."  This is another dialogue whicli recently took place in one of-the trains  between a surgeon and a soldier:  "In whut baltle were you wounded?1 '  "At Wafangkau, on tlio 15th', your  Honor."  "Whore were you hurt?"  "In  my  hoad."  "Did t'he bullet stay?"  "No, your honor, it went rigiit  tlirough."  Thc"doctor-was-aRtonishod He-ex  ile could not move. He then piled  round him straw and paper, to  wdiich ho set fire, and Dually extinguished the flames by deluging Sonnet with buckets of water.  Witnesses declared that Robin acted in this way in order to force men  to gamble with him and buy him  liquor.  Tho brigadier admitted nearly all  tho charges antl during the trial  wept copiously. He was sentenced  to two years1 iniprif-onnicntl  -"������������������-  BUEAKJNG HORSES TO STAND  Wlion a horse carries hi.s head sideways nnd so trails-thu reins; take a  small conl, and, liaving made a loop  of it slightly larger than the horse's  neck, knot tliis into his mane half  ^vliy^betweoir"p<)Tl"antl~wit*lierBr~~lxi.s*"  your reins through it, and when you  want your liorse to s*tanU simply  drop tliem*���������tills for a horse ridden  after stodc. If you want to break  liim for warrior or hunting horse,  leaj) from his buck whon at stpeed  nnd drop the reins. Aftor the lirst  few times he will stop short tho moment you raise yinur leg to dismount.  Never tie or fasten th'o ends of your  reins together either riding or driving for rougili work. When a horse  falls he will often got. up moro  quickly thnn you do, ami th'e reins  ovor h'is neck, if knotted, will pull  hirn  backward  and away from you.  A THAGEDY.  Sir Johnnycakc, witli Miss Charlotte  Basse  Fell deeply in love, poor thing,  And when  their engagement  came to  pass  Ho gave hia- a doughnut ring.  Though some esteemed her too sweet  for him,  Predicting in woe sh'o'd plunge,  A few of her closest friends declared  Th'oy knew lier to he a sponge.  It mattered not lo their tragic fate  For tlie family came to sup���������  Both' he and    slie nnd  the doughnut  ' ring  Were all of them eaten up.  WANTED TO FIND IT.  "What are you doing at this resort?"  "Came for my health."  "I thought that you wero ill the  wholo time that you were hero lust  year."  "So I was. 1 lost my health here,  and I have como back to find  it."-  amincd tho skull.    It was quite true.      A ,*0lonol,     on    his  tour of in.-*  Two Rcnrred  orifices were there.  The  tion,   unexpectedly entered  the   t  11  one through which the missle had on- ' -  nspec-  drill-  .j'oom,  when hc came across a couple  tered    was    on   the   left  side  of  his  of ,.tli,ncra>   on(.  of  tliom  reading     a  head,  thc other in  the  -lock. letter nlo-id, while the olher was lis-  How did lt liuppcn'.,'"h'c inquired. 'toning, tind at    the same time stop-  behind  the <'arthwork������,  when  the  bullet   Mrucji  "Wo woro  your honor,  mo."  'Well, and tlien you fell?"  'Not nt all your lienor, I got up  on my feet���������for wo were nil laying  down���������nnd then 1 crawled off backward toward the ambulance tent. After that 1 tult a bad pain in iny head  and the hlood streamed down my  face. Wlien I had gone ten j>nc<>n or  so I dropped senseless, but perhaps it  was because both' my legs were  wounded,   too."  'Well,   and   then  you   came  to,     1  suppose?"  ���������No, your honor, I did not; I felt  a racking pain when 1 first knew  where I was, .and lay a fortnight in  hospital in high' fever, raving."  "And Hew are you feeling now?"  "All right, your honor, only when  the weather is bad 1 have a slight  lieadacho."  "Now, a bullet in tlic head," remarks a Russian physician who is  collecting data on the surgical ns-  pect of the present war, "a bullet in  tho head -whicH pierces thc brain  Is  CERTAIN DEATH  beyond remedy. But here we have a  case in whicli tho missle actually  went through the medulla oblongata,  and yet tiie man who had received  this "wound and a cracked skull was  smiling and complaining of a slight  headache when the weather is bad!  All th'e men in hospital have tiny  wounds, smaller thnn a threepenny  bit.    A mere red stain, nothing moro.  Occurrences     fn   the   Land    That  Reigns Supreme ln tho Commercial World.  With Happing wings and outstretched necks a llock of geese made  a determined rush at a motor-car at  BIyth, and, hissing and scolding, followed in its wake until it was quite  out of sight.  Daring the past 200 years there  have been only four incumbents of  Parson Drove Vicarage, in thc Finland district, the Rev. F. Jackson,  M.A., who died recently, having held  the living for  sixty years.  A wolf is at large at shorley  Bridge, near Newcastle. The animal  has been running loose for a week,  and failure to capture it is causing  people to move about very cautiously after dark.  Superintendent A. M. Stutter, of  tho London Fire Brigade, who hr.s  seen most of tho big fires of the last  25 years, has just retired after a  service of nearly  27 years.  Thc statue of the late Lord    Russell of Killo\������en,  which has been executed     by    Mr.    Brock,  R.A.,    will!  shortly be placed  in position in the  central hall of the Law Courts.  Just before he foil dead from hc.irt  disease, Samuel Cadman, online  driver, at tho Lilloshall Company's  pit, near Wellington, stopped his engine and so averted a catastrophe.  Sir Trevor Lawrence, treasurer of  St. Bartholomew's Hospital,  Mr. W. H. Cross, the clerk, hive  sent in their resignation. Mr. Cross  has been clerk for 38 years, and it  is proposed to give him a pension  of ������900 a year.  The daughter of Sir William  Thompson has written to, a London  paper suggesting that the' younger  generation --should take heart, of  grace and return to knee breeches,  tho effective costume of their grandfathers.  The Society of Carpenters and  Joiners in England gives no indication" of trade improvement. It has | less, wo cannot but fancy that the .  a membership of 72,COO, of whom J famine prospects will form a cause  3,0*15 are on donation benefit, and i for deterring the prolonged prosecution of tho war on hei- part.���������Jiji,  Tokio.  CALLS FOR A CHANGE.  The ill-success that has attended  our efforts will not, it is needless to  say, discourage us. But is it not  necessary that we should change our  plan of'campaign and the dispositions of our troops? Tliis is a question which must involuntarily occur  to every Russian, and to which it is  desirable that a full answer should  bc given.���������Svet, St. Petersburg.  REASON FOR COMFORT.  When wo come to consider that until Port Arthur is taken neither tho  English nor the Americans will givo  the Japanese another florin, and  that the internal monetary resources  ol Japan are henceforth completely  exhausted, it is difficult to comprehend from whence the Japanese aro  going to obtain the means for tho  further prosecution of the war.���������  Petersburgskaya Gazette.  ,, BRcTISH DIPLOMACY.  Cyprus, Egypt, the Transvaal and  Orange River Colony, and Thibet;^  all these colossal acquisitions havo'  been obtained by England in tho  course of the last twenty-five years  or so.   With such power it would be  diiricu!t^for--nny_sort_of_coali_tipn_tp_   gel on oven _ierms. Besides, coalitions themselves ave impossible, for  the far-sccing diplomacy of Britain  hns taken timely measures of precaution.���������Novosti, St. Petersburg.  JAPANESE WAR VIEWS. ���������  We nro in a far better position to  endure the prolongation of hostilities than Russia, with whom the  difficulty of the rear communication  and supply will always remain a  veiy serious drawback, to say nothing of tho olher disadvantages and  circumstances that handicap tho  enemy. Consequently thoso who  calculate on .Japun's finally yielding  to exhaustion cannot make u greater  mistake.���������Jiji,   Tokio.   ^   IT  PAYS  TO  BE GOOD.  with  sick pensions,  etc.,  the society-  is  supporting  6.500  members.  The first shipment of cotton from  Bathurst, thc capital of the West  African Colony ' of Gambia, arrived  at Liverpool on the (5th inst. It  consists of 100 bales of ginned  cotton and 293 bags of cotton seed.  -* 1   WATER IN THE MILK.  Tho milkman walked up to the  front door with h'is usual jaunty nir,  and was proceeding to pour out the  usual pint into the basin handed to  him by the lady of the house, when  he remarked:  "It looks like rain this morning."  "lt always does," snapped tho woman,  ns   she banged    the door,  and  the    milkman    walked  away    in     a  thoughtful mood.   ,   REASON IN IT.  .Farmer���������"If you    want to get     to  the village, you must go  this way."  Tourist���������"But the guide post points  in the other direction."  Farmer���������"That is right.   'We   have  pointed  the finger  in  the wrong   direction  to   kc'p beggars  and  robbers  from entering the village."  *}-  ping up the ears of the reader.  "What nro you, doing there?" the  puzzled officer inquired of tho former.  "You see. colonel, I'm reading to  Atkins*���������who enn't rend himself���������n  letter which has arrived by this afternoon's post from his sweetheart."  "And you, , Atkins, what In the  world arc you doing?" "Please,  colonel, T am stoi^ping up Murphy's  ears with both hands because I don'l  mind his reading my swoet'neart's letter, hut I don't want him to hear a  single v. ond of wliat slie has  written."  irovc Town Council recently accepted an offer of .Cl 0,000 from Mr.  Carnegie for  a  free public  libraiy,  It is stated that there will be a  surplus of ������38,008 from tho Glasgow Exhibition, which will bc devoted  to  thc  furtherance  of  art.  "I have found it harder this year  to extract money from the British  public than in any other year," said  Lord Methuen at a meeting of the  South African Graves Fund recently.  In commemoration of a successful  business career," Mr. Alexander  Lalng presented to Newcastle an art  gallery, costing ������20,000, which was  formally opened by Lord Ridley recently,  Men in the British Navy have to  obtain permission before they can  grow  whiskers,  Under the will of Mrs. Marianna A.-  Ogden, who died at Lenox, Mass., on  September 2Sth, nearly S600.000,- bo-  sides much real estate, is disposed  of. The testatrix leaves S200.000 to  Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital, El-  mirn, N. Y., and 85,000 tc. tho  Southern Tier Orphans' Home, EI-  miro. The bulk of tho property in  personal estate is bequeathed to hcr  sister, Fannie A. Haven, and hcr.  real estate is divided between her and  hcr brother, Matthias H. Arnot.  There is also a bequest of $5,000 to  a nephew on condition that ho does  not drink until he is 21, and nn ad-  oitional ffj.OOO should he abstain  from drink and also from the uso of  tobacco until he is 25 years old.   ���������   There are over 4,000 ships in t/ho  navies  of  thc  world's  Powers.  "And you say Miss Westend Is    de-t  voted  to  music?"      "I  should     say  she is!     Why she won't have a skirt'  I made that isn't accordion plaited..1*.  -j-.*.-^'*y������l V^eic  5s,:a:  dr.^.  -���������we***  *-Wf-*  %*?  -O'-'T  .������������������Mfe.  ���������^frS-  *5?#  This  Year business has been most satisfactory, ancl with thc closing of the old year wc wish to close out several lines of Seasonable Goods  commencing by making this Big Sacrifice in Prices.    Bargains for everyone.    Stock must be reduced to make room forSpring goods.  \\*9*ma*f\****0****mn,yaTm**i^^  Dress Goods  Re;  ���������*���������>������������  &������*-.  ���������*'?'.'&  SSHK  *������������*  Z%v1?  -���������������������������������3:  '/v>  l'i inch Tweed Dress  (ioods  ���������10 inch  Fancy Dress (ioods  ���������IS inch Black Lustre  ���������I*" inch Tiii't.tti  ���������II inch Heavy Plain Cloth  11 inch Tweed, good ({utility  18 inch Broad  Cloths  10 inch Zebeline  . Price  S.-������:  S."k.*  75c  75c  ���������tUo  1 SO  1 2ii  1 00  Now  r.oo  511c  5l'c  !*)���������*������:  *2.">c  1 00  7.">  75  Ar'*Z  *W  ^*  ���������A'-S  '/-{VA  J^-'-fe*  ���������?���������������?*  ^f-F*  % i  Ladies' Jackets  Are you in need of a Jacket.   This is un opportunity not to be overlooked.  Reg. Price   Now-  Black Cloth  Jackets,  tliis Season's  Goods '    -       -       -        -     "   -  Black Cloth Jackets (this season)  Grey Tweed Jackets.     - "  $1S  9     12  Hi  10  12  S  12  (i  !)  ii  15  7 50  10  1*5 (H)  12  ti 00  Fawn Jackets  Fawn Jackets  Brown Jackets  Ladies' Costumes  Keg. Price   Now  Ladies' Costumes,   Sizes 'A\ fc 30 $12 00   SU00  Ladies* Costumes, JS 00       0 00  Ladies' Costumes, 2' <J0      lo 00  Blouses and Shirtwaists  Otic line of Wrapperetles, Blouses, lined.  Selling at our old ligures lor $1.25 and SI.fill, can he  had now for the remarkably low prico���������75c.  Other lines, namely, Lustres, French Flannels,  Cash uteres, etc. lii-giilni* Prices ."iiU.OO niul Spl.00.  Your choice tit Our Midwinter Stile for S2.00.  Furs at Half Price  The Price on all our Furs has been cut rigiit in  two. Now tho opportunity is yours to buy Furs at  half pi-ice at this Salo.  Blankets!!     Blankets U     Blankets!!  Reg. Price    Now  Whito Blankets, good quality ijilOO       fjiS-OO  Heavy Grey Blankets .375.      250  "\Vu have White, Light 'Grey. Navy Bluo anrl  Bed Blankets, all ot" wliieli wo are olToring a.t Sale  Prices. Come in ancl secure ono'aiiil.take advantage  of the reduction.  Comforters !!     Comforters-!!  Bog. Price   Now  Comforters - - -       -     $2 01)       ^1 25  Comforters - ...        3 ;-,o        2 50  This oiler gives Hotels and Booming Houses it  cliiince to lay in a supply at Mill Prices, * '-*,  aq&errr*imx���������^..iii.iuiimi,:lrtfj^r7rr"^. "���������' ��������� ��������� "ItVliU "1  Men's Underwear  JMen's Underwear, lleeco lined iit        50c per tfnrnient  Men's Umlerwear, All Wool, Fancy 75c per gari'ient  Men's   Uiiderweiir.   heavy,    double-  breasted ami double, hack S5a per garment  Men's Scotch,   warranted unshrink-  tilili; (Wijolsi'ley Brand. Reg. 3 00   Now 2 00  Boys' Fleeced Lined at 25c. each.  Boys' Heavy Wool at hlc. each.  Men's Ready-to-Y/ear Suits  Bejr. Price Now  Men's Beadyto-Weiu- Suits $15 (X)   $1.0 00  Men's Bead v to AVear Suits $12 00       9 tt)  Men's Beady to Wear Suits $11 50      8 00  Men's Odd Punts,  till  wool,  fine  finish,   Tweed,  Rood value tit $3.00, Sale, Pi-ice $1.50.  A Crest Reduction in Boys' Suits  Boys' Suits at Sale Price.  ��������� One line of Three-Piece  Suits, 3S Suits   in   all���������  Regular Price $ 1 50.    Now $2 50.  Men's Winter Overcoats  Beg. Price Now  Men's Overcoats, this season's goods $ !) 00 $ 5 00  Men's Overcoats, lliis?season's goods .12 0!) 8 00  Men's Overcoats, this .season's goods     10 00     10 00  Beg. Price   Now  $5 50        *l 00  3 00        2 00  Boys' Reefers  Boys' Reefers  ������������������&&-  S'-Si*  ������:���������*���������*  ������;*���������*  W������r  m  THIS SALE  means a great loss to ns, but which is our loss is your gain.     We have only mentioned'in the above a few of our items, but  we will put on our Bargain Table Lots of Remnants and Odd Lines at Prices that must move the goods.  "" "* iiM~*texs*nmittKrrxr5crs-������>*?armr*tt,  MILLINERY      "���������  Trimriied,   Untrimmed &  Readv-to-Wear Hats  ���������AT HALF  PRICE���������  MILLINERY  Trimmed, Untrimmed &  Ready-to-Wear Hats  ���������AT* HALF   PRICE���������  *Nv  &  m  m  ���������*^*\*f  %*?  Financial Statement for the Year 1904.  RECEIPTS.  General Civic Account.  ....   S  Wt-2 Taxes   lSDu tn 1IKH Tuxes    llio.') Taxes   10(H Tuxes   Borroweit on 190-1 Tuxes ...  Interest nn Tiixus    Trade Licences   I.iqunr Licences   Iiu** Tax   i'oiicu court tines   School C'ranfc   Oemetery Lots   llefmuls of moneys pai'I by  city    ''opies of IJy*liiws   Sale of Wilulows   Sale of old school building  Wci'gliilU! b'ues   ltoiul Tiix   l'tiuiiil   Suntivy uccolilits title city..  Interest ou sinking funil...  2.-..1 a:i  Sail 93  i,uuti tr,  n.tir.t) 67  4,7(10 SS  SS Si!  1,02.-, IIU  1,710 00  190 00  2,304 70  4,831 70  71 00  30 00  1 00  G 00  100 00 ���������  77 00  742 00  125 25  41 20  132 42  S 30,370 55  " ���������  A (Jreat  Convenience  Around a house is to liave a  place to keep books. You  can j**et those sectional book  cases iit the Canada Drill** &  Book Co.'s Store. They keep  -all..the sizes. Vou buy the  lop and the base*find as-many *  intermediate sections as you  -wish���������-they lit any-vherc.  Call and see them or write  CANADA DRUG ������ BOOK CO., Ltd     I  *  l***********************  Married  At St. .Peter's church rectory, by the  Ri-v. C. A. Proeuuior, M- A., on  Dec. 17th, 1001, William Boyd of  Beaton, B. C, to ���������Verona* Miller of  Nelson.  At Albert. Canyon in public school  buildiiitr. by Kev. C. A. ' Procunier.  \Veslie~U. McOlell.inrl of Koger's  Pass to Anna Smith of Albert  Canyon.  At St. Peter's church rectory, by Rev.  C. A. Procunier. Samuel Irvin to  Pbinoam Knowles, lioth of Arrowhead, 11. C.  At St. Peter's church. -Revelstoke. by  Rev. C. A. Procunier, Alexander  McGregor Beattie of Arrowhead, 13.  C, to Lytla M. Porstei* of ^V"hitnoy.  Ont.  i  LOCALISMS  A. M. Pinkham returned Tuesday  from a visit to Calgary.  Tickets are selling rapidly for the  hoi-pital ball on January l'Jlli.  K. M. Alltun left Titesdiiy morning  on a visit to his old home in Ontario.  liie Woodmen of the World purpose  holding a innsqueradi* ball on I'V'b.  II.  ~ T>r~ Cross returned last evening  from a visit to his family in Winnipeg.  l'-s'-Governor ^fackintosh spent yes*  tet'tlay iti the city en route to l'osslatid  from the Coast.  .Mrs. J. M. Doyle and Miss Ward  k-fr on Tuesday moiuing on a visil tu  friends in lhe eust.  Frank Fulmer,of the Beatrice Mines,  returned south this morning afler a  week's visit in the city.  The next session of the Quadrille  club will lie held on Wednesday. Jan.  11 tb, in the opera house.  Summer's Stock Co. opens a week's  engagement tit the opera liouse commencing Monday January XOLh.  The continued soft weather i.s causing a little disappointment among the  skaters and curlei-s of the city.  Installation of tbe officers "f K. of  P. -will t'ike place next Wednesday  evening. All members are requested  to nttend.  Tlie. public schools reopened Tuesday, Mr. J. T. Pollock of Ladners  taking his posilion as assistant to  Principal Miller.  Attention is called to the Revelstoke  Insurance Agency's advertisement on  this   page.      This   firm   are    ollering  special inducements to intending pur-l  chasers of pianos. '  Nominations.-, of candidates for  mayoralty and aldortnanie 'lienors  take place on Monday next, Jan, Oth.  and a poll, if necessary, will be held  ou Thursday, January l'Jlh.  In our editorial on the Mining Situation last issue on the fourth page, an  error appeared in ([noting tho ''Mining  Journal,'' it should have road the  "Mining Review."  Ilai-rv. Ci.ad.fiuy. .sou. nf. Wi*.i.__Ciuil-  irey. manager ol' the Bank of British  Norlh A.inotic't."was drowned in the  [.���������"'laser river on Saturday, while out in  it boat duck shooting.  The Hospital Ball is/always* looked  forward to with pleasure asiliejollic-t  ball.of the season. This grand annual  event is booked for January l!Hh.  Don't forget Ihe date andk secure your  tickets itt once. Gentlemen ,$2, ladies  .���������7.1.00.  Tom Marks mid his excellent coin  panv commence a week's engagement  in the opera house on Feb. 15th. Mr.  Marks is a Canadian anil is well  known in eastern Canada, where lie  has played for the past twenty years.  The following society lepreseiita-  tives were elected, lasl night, to the  quarterly otiicial board of the Methodist church. Mc-ssro. F. Lundell. A.  Johnson. J. Shiggelt. N. Craw ford  and Mesiiaiiies, F. Manning, Creelman  and Down**.  The members of the Methodist chni-  held a s'.ii'i'e-.-ful sleighing paity Monday evening, after which an oystei  .su'pp'cr wa. partaken uf al Mr. W.  Bews' residence, whore the reninindi'i  of Ihe evening was pleasantly spent  with iniisit.'. etc.  A spi'el.il nieelinqof the r.-idies' Hot  pit.il Gtiild wiil he held in the cit>  iiial-Si&=->itu>ri-.'n*.-.*ifti>.:,i!uuu .���������Lt_-J__oVlor'k_  .������������������harp to 'Otnpletc iii r.ingeitu*nt> I'm  tlie iinr.it vl liufpital btill on the RUI;  inst. A full iit tendance of members i^  pat'li'.'iil.'ti ly ti"pu'*.ied.  Tlii'i'1 will be a special service for  tlie .Siindiv :-i:liool scholars in the  Mcihiilist eltiircli next .Sunday morning, when the Pastor will give an  iiddieris upon tin* subject "Some Utile  Foxes and How to Catch them " Subject in the evening "The Hiblns' First  Mi rail,* or LTnlieliefs First Miracle,  which is Reasonable ?"  Klegaut designs iu Wall Paper iu  Howson's new stock.  Flowers and Vegetables all wjnlcr,  cai nations, chrysanthemums, lettuce,  and watenui'-s. Floral designs a  specially���������I. Mai.ky, Florist.  Corporatloo ef tie (iiy  of Revelstoke  zmmsuzsaasLBSBmecaBBmimBa  Our JYew i/ears  Resolution  Whereas, thu: past year has  been with us one of business success  ���������a year of growing trade .-mil constantly widening friendship, and  Whereas, wc have received  many testimonials Ihat this drug  store meets wilh the approval ol ils  patrons, therefore we have.  Resolved to continue our progressive, liberal, square-dealing  policy Ihroughoul the year 1905,10  make this drug store, the place lor  the most .satisfactory buying of all  drug store goods���������a place where  quality is never sacrificed and where  close margins of profit insure economy to every purchaser.  Walter  Bews,  Phm. B.  DRUGGIST Sc  STATIONER,  ���������tarNext lo lhe Hume lilock  Municipal  Elections,   1905.  Business Locals.  No shopworn goods at Brown's.  High School Books at Bews' Drug  Store.  Chocolates���������tho   kind   you  like���������at  Brown's.  .See   Dews'   window   for    Calendar  Bargains.  Office and Pocket Diaries-iit.-.Dews'-  Th-npfScore-. ���������   Pipes   repaired 'at   Brown's   Cigar  Store.  i'rof. Chase is giving private lessons  in dancing.  Don't forget we have Almond Paste  at C. B. Jlume & Co's.  Lost���������ii   customer.      Finder   please  tf-turn to Brown's Cigar Store.  Ye olde firm Hcinlznian's Pianos at  llowson's furniture store.  Prof. Chase is giving dancing lessons  Tuesdays and Fridays.  The knife is also slicing 20 per  cent,  off Silverware, etc.    -Mrs. A. IS.   IJoak.  Piili:.* "N'.jtin* i- !lcrol>> si*-'*" t-ilic Kk-ci-ir" of  the MiiiiU-iii.ilitv ���������( i:i-vi.|*,*���������k.*. tlinr I r.*.*u re  th,* pro-uuv*. i.(ll!-*l.l ���������.���������"l--<.lc.r< at Hi,* III}  ii*rk s ottiu*. ti.tt II ill ll-v,-!,*...*..*, ������>.. <.:.. tir.lhe  '.ilMi! il..v i*l JAMAliV, l.'o, at :s </cl>-l..  II  on. tnrllis   ii.ni w   nf  rift.111:   pi r*...n*>   I"  rt-  a^.AM'o;'!:^'^:^,!:^-!;^*^::- , Wa,*|t.d--good smokers; steady job.  une .-i-iu'oi i'r;;-[,**.                                     ,. Apply Brown s Cigar Store.  Tli.* i'U*l. ur ii .::i:::.iti-'*i r..* i.'a::,i:ti.il*.��������� -.h-ili l-c ^.          .   .    ���������  .1- t< ftt.n -. .������������������alt-rials for Battenburg and Duch-  11.. ,u*-i*i*i..|*ii-*r;:ra:; es- Dice at Mrs. A.   E.   Doak.  Cowan  The  t'iind'.'l-it.  the  .-it,-  *::5. *l   1.*.  ������������������* j::**;*'* t r t-.ii.l  l 1 * j -* k...r'irn::i**  tli������    Miiiiifip-*'*'  .out ,-hali 3:r it::iii*:rT'.  .in;- tun*-* li-.'t v.'.-.-ii tde <1 tie r,i nntice tout '2p.:ii.  ui the *1:**.' of tin: n-,lni:i:tr:oti. ami inti)'.: l*vi*ii^"f :i  ;*f.i! t'liin*' uei-C'-i^irT wnth *,'.!! >-iil le; ^pcm*.*! un  tlltTW.KLF-rtl 'li;*' [.f..l.-\Sl"AI.Y h'/i, fit llle  '.'Uv Hull. Miiffcciui-. Avir.'AH;, llev..J.u,):e. V,. t:.,  ���������mil ki**pti.p,:nt>i*iM(������������������:���������* the Ik.iij- ni XIXK lit tin:  I'.ireii'iou, unit hilf iKi-,: SKVl^S in lip, :iff,:rti<���������,r.,  ior t:ikir.*rn:i,t r,*r.*',r,iii:^ tin: v-,t..:.-i ui till: JCtect^T:!  uf tip: ruiil li'.-.-j, ft wl,:ih *.:v.:*ry pi*r.-:i,n i.i li'irriii'V  :*f*.*llii.*,l t;������ Xa'a-: tioti*.**: aii:l **.-,vvrll liil'l-vjf  il.Cuniiiitly. 'i       .  The   pi**-.*iMi.*'   rct.-iifi-'l   to  ti-*:  ii���������:iiin:i:.i:,l    fnr  Ul.l fl,*i*ti.*:i ;ti H:i.v,*r -li.'ill -'it -ii|.*!l P' T:,>lif CM urt*  iiiillvliriti.-li .inhjiyts _<if lln: JidJ ���������'**'' "'" t"iay-  "nu: yrA'ri. ;tinnTr?. jritriTtr'iTiiiiin .'���������: WTFfr*rT?Tr7-i-T-i*rr  oiil h;:*>: l.i.***ti f**r Oi... .-ix up-nth* u.-xl }:rtn-t:t'tllri-j:  thi.*:!;i.y tf l.'.*lnir���������l! imIi, tl"* r *;.i't.*;,*il 'VAner, in  tin: Ijiis'I Iwl-'rv o;ti**'*, "f I.111I ".- r**:il pr*'|"-rty  ill III,: CilT,.f tliu :i.--i:*:i'**l '.villi.:, "ll lln: 1,1.-1  Mnii!'*ip:if .���������:.--:*:-'-'tn'*nf. r.'It. "f Hv.* Iiiilnlrfl ili.lii-r**-  ,>r HI'r *, Itll'l iviii, :irt; 'illuinvi?,::'I'.lly   r|lj;'Htl<-.<l   It**  n-ami.-'ip.i! v.,:^r::  'Hi.: |i.������r.������,*i.< ������������������!|!il!!|.������l t-> tp': iiiiiiiiiiiitcl f,,r uli'l  ���������.*Ii*'.-t",l il.-' Al |.'i*l!l'*n -.fliill !���������" Ml' il p''-"lii an iir;*  im.l.: I!i*;t.i.*,l, 'iri.i..'rt*. "f ti,.: full lij;.* cf ti*.*nty-  ,111c y<:ll*.i. isn't ill'' Ii',t '!l*<'|:i.-ilit'.':<! -.lli't'T  ,'lll.V l,MC,  ,unl hiiv" I.".'ii for th" ������ix nii'Ptli'; next r'r"K*.:e'lin::  tin* 'Iny 'ff r.iniilicit \,,n. the r'-tri.-.t, tvl i.u-m-i*, in tin*  Utilil I'.Viri^try tilli'". "f i-ili'l "i* n*:t! tr"p.-rty iii  Hi,.. Citv cf tin* us.*'*. -".'I viilui;, mi tlie In������t iniini-  ������������������ipiil ii*,*<������"st'!(*iit r',11. "f rii*" li:in.ti:*ii '!"ll:ir������ nr  mnn:. 11111I '.'.h-i nr,: ol!i':rv.l������i: .inly '|ii:ilit)wl iim  iilimli*ip:il -,;,'.! ri.  Tin: p'-r.'m. I'li-ilt'eil to I,,? ii'nniii*it.''l f,.r .iinl  "li'i'lfl a.* S'lii",! 'rriHl,.'.. .-ili.tll iw: *i'*'*Ji |"T-,':n*i iM  ..nt Iiiiii.-iIi...1.|.. ::i .!! Hi..* t.ity, lin I l.*ii..: I'.ii! ill  :iil!.ji.'t*t*i nf tin* full aii'f iif tworiiyon*: year., ali'l  nt.lli'r*.vis������: i,ii:iliti",| li. v)f,i.' ut itn ^-i'*':ti'������!i i.f  -a*lin"l trn*.t"':s.  I'lv'iry ciimliiiiiri? ni.ininati'i! .*ih.'ill .���������'i-^iiiC:.- t.y a  vvritin*! aci'.'inniiliyiii*.; th': itornin,*iti"ii papr-r, hi*i  '���������"ii-ii.'iit ta sucli H'lii'iiiiit.inn, oMa'pf, tit ca.-*" -mrh  piir.ioii Im'ilcii'iil. fruiii tha municipality, *.v!nai  hiicIi itln*.*lu:i: riliiiU l,ij hl.ateil in tiie noi'.iiiiiit.'i"!i  pitpcr-  l*',vcry c.'irnli'l.itn iii-,niinal,i?fl for mayur or ,'il'k'r.  mini cliall, ���������n ur ii::l"r*.'tliiili'tnr "f t ive ji. 111. "n  tlm ilay cf nuinih.-itiiiii fnnii.ih Uie Iti'tiirnfii.t:  ("llliiair ivilli a. **.t.ii*-.''in"ilt, in :vrit.in*<. npi'cifyini.' thu  Iimil nr roal pr"|K'l't;,' upon *vl.it'll lu: ijiialifii.*.*.  ttiv.'ii mi'li.'i* iny i-.atul nl l,'cv'.'l.it"ke thia "list  il.ty of IKTi'inl'iir, IO:}!.  C'|[,\.S  ,T, AMAN.  It'itiirnin^ OlTic'r,  >'**������������������:; I block.  cr at 1    Why   don't   you   learn   to    dance.  Pi'if. Ch,i**e i.' giving dancing   lessons  in Selkirk hall.  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Cigar.  January bargains[at "Brown's.V  AViill Ptiper !   Wall  Paper !   Large  new stock at llowson's furniture store.  iii:/.[i'-JAi.SpTlGEjyiiAj  ��������� Notice is hereby Riveivtiiat GO days'after date I  a.������t^il'U'<,JM.i*'l**-l'*-i:iii"*-'.^������**'*"-l*t**-aJt*--*'I,lof~'l5*jm-"  liussioiierof Lands ami Works for permission t.o-  Surclinse the follou'inp- described * lauds : in the  istviiifc of-Wcat.Kooteliay.- j. ; - ���������'.-  "Comhieneing ot a post planted ::on : the -south  shore of the Nortli-Kast Arm of Upper ArrowXako'  in lllind ilay and marked "Cl. S.'MeCarter's north:  east corner post,"' thence south 20 chains, thence  west .10 chains, thenceiiorl.li 20 chnins more or less  to the south shore of fchoNortlt-Kiist Arm of Upper  Arrow hake,: thence ensfc 40 chains to the point of  connnciicenienfc, containing SO acres .more or less.  ' Bated this 30th neceinbor, 100'. .'���������* .  G. S. MCCARTER.  Corporation of the  City of Revelstoke  A Public Meeting of the Citizens is  liereby convened lo be held at the Council Chamber, City Hall, on  FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 1905  alS'p. in. lo meet  the   Retiring   Mayor  and Aldermen.  '    H. A.  BROWN,  Mayor.  Water and Light Dcpt.  dish in oliit'o .Inn. 1, im lit..   8      III 87  Receipts for Water A: Light  installation, fixtures, tap-  ping  mains  unit    meter  rents '..'.'      21,7ii0 .IS  I'alancc  S 52,198 00  7,200 70  Total..  ? 00,401 70  EXPENDITURES.  General Civic Account-  Overdrnft Jan. 1..*   ������ 0,189 05  3,003 01  Firo Brigade Kquipiuuiit...  242 7S .  1H2 02  Ilopiiyiueiit. Tux Loans....  2,5ao OO  100 00  8,388 (13  Cemutery   17 4S  8 60  6 Oil   *  I'roniinni Clurks' bonds....  2.r> 00  80 00  2 eo  Intcrust temporary loans...  803 40  Interest Uul)enturea *'A" ..  7S0 00  "li",..  100 00  *i      *     *(.        tip"  22S U0  <<                  id   '         *'JiJ" ,  ISO 00 '  "             "          "F"'.'.'.  3S0 00  "          "O"...  477 80  "             "         "H"...  ���������VSit 30  Streets and Sidewalks   1,000 72  Civic'Salnriea   1,844 00  2,302 90  l-ollcu aoneiiil Expense...  001 23  24 00  075 05  820 00  239 42  Printing nml Stationery ...  Postage and Telegrams ...  400 2.1  83 00  105 00  21.*) 50  73 85  148 00 *  580.60  280 85          '  189 79  70 70  144 70  341 71  Safe anil Ollice Furniture..  748 81  100 23  71 00  92 12  106 10  21 1)0  .-8 38,720 SO  Wator and Light Dop't.  Printing & Stationery���������  1    71 '40  General Expenditure...,  4*1 90  43 00  . 204 00  Tclcphi no  Rental   72 00  Water, liepahs <t Main-  195 65  bight Plane   (including  891 13  145 50  1,016 07  9,245 86  Instalment A-FixturOB..^.  882 23      ������  Kleetrical: ��������� Ucpairs-and  2,821 10    -  .4,870 45  115 00  820,67-140  $50,404 79  Balance���������Current Revenue &  Expenditure  Account.  Dr. To Molsons' Hanki���������  For Tax Loan 1809-1908   S 3,300.00  For Tax Loan 1004.....        4,700 68  Bnlance   of    Expenditure  over Receipts............      7,200 79  S15.207 37  By unpaid taxes 1899 to 1903 $ 2,831 08  1904  4,783 87  Accrued interest on unpaid  taxoH..;'..'.'..', ........ 260 29  Accounts due to City  5,788 75  Deficit for year.  ? 13,072 79  1,694 68  $15,267 37  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty ty ty  ty '.'-\.'.* '   '       ..<"  HIS IIO.nOU the r.ienlenant-flovernor In  (;outir:ll tins been filenseil to appoint Ilie lion.  F CAtOKU (.'ottiin, 1'rt'sldotit nf the Kxerullvo  Council, the lion. K. O. T,\*rt.<iw, Minister of  KiiiniK.'c*, David ltr*.sr,i.t. Kr.n, nt tliu ttliy of  Victoria, iisfjiiirc, and Joiian.vk.s I'.unt-'Ks, of  Ilie Oily of Viineouvor, ICf.-jitire. In bo Ciiiii-  rnixsliinerH under tbe "Public lni[uiric.*i Ait"  for the purpose of enr|uiriuy into and repi-rt-  jngupnnl.be operiiliuM iif Ibe "AHSCfl.vnH.'iii.  A������t 190*1," with respect, to its practical bciir-  fngH tin the linuticbil requirements of the  Province.  'I be *>hI'I Cloiriinl-isloiicrs nlll bold their lirsl.  meelliiK at thoollice of the Ml ulster ul h'liiiuieu  on 'liiesility liiu Itub dny of January, P.,|),'������, at 10  a in, ol wliich. all persons Interested are  hereby lu tako notice nnd govern tlioin.solves  neconlliiKly,  provincial Scerel'iry's Olllee,  liVlh December, l'JOl.  -tyty  ty  tyty  tyty  ty  ������  ty  ty  ty  1  W'e heft to tliank out' old nnd now  friends fop their liberal patronage during  liuit year. May our luiBiness associations  be a.*) pleasant during the coining year.  To start the now year in n proper  manner, let us place tin artistic piano in  your -homo on easy pay men Ls. Wu nro.  exclusive agents for tlie following pianos  of world-wide reputation :���������  ty +Steinv)ay 8t J'ons  &  &)illiams  Nordheimer  ffewcombe  Chase & &aker piano Player  LIABILITIES.  Debentures, Serlea, A..'..'? 15,000 00  Debentures/Series B.... 2,000 00  Debentures, Series C ....- '1500 00  Debentures, Series U ...; 3,000 00  Debentures, Series-F .... 7,000 00  Debentures, Series O .... 8,000 00  Debentures, Series It.... 62,500 00  lialanee  on    Fire   Hall  No.. 1.'...-.'.���������  500 00  Deficit 1904 account. .... 1.59*1 68  -.104,091 58  Balance Assets over Liabilities  t 49,001 <11  9153,695 99  ASSETS  Streets and Sidewalks... J 26,124 24  '350 00  Sinking Fund-  $2,214 23  291 91  525 18  258 35  391 59  452 46  3,506 19  Water  <3-   Light   Capital  Account...:   82,595 52  School Mouse & grounds  22,200 00  4,450 00  Fire Brigade equipment.  2,674 00  799 40  1,022 50  4.646 87  1 293 55  1163,695 99  Profit and Loss Account���������Water and Light   Departmeriii ���������:���������_  To Printing & Stationery.  To fieneral Expense   To Water Hental   To Insurance   To Telephone Rental....  Water Kcpalrs tt Maintenance   To Salaries   To Electric Repairs and  Maintenance   To Wood (fuel)   Discounts tt Overcharges  Balance (Profit).  ? 71 40  44 90  43 00  264 00  72 00  195 65  4.870 45  2,821 10  115 60  187 62  I   8.716 68  14,900 77  $23,010 45  Cost|of  Public  Water and Light, at Rates  previously paid by City $2,898 47.  Jan. 5, 1905.  Certified Corrcot  B.A. LAWSON, Auditor.  By Tapping Mains   Bv Water Rates   By Light lutes   By Meter Rents   By Instal. & Fixtures...  By   Materials  for   City  Liglitiug...".   $      67 50  8,442 27  14,415 73  244 30  855 55  91 10  123,010 44  H. FLOYD,  Treasurer,  A card or call brings yon handsome  Oiil.n.logiH;H n.nd particulitiH of our eri.ty  payment plan.  I THE   REVELSTOKE   INSURANCE ������  1 AGENCY, LIMITED. f  ty     KKAL KST.ATK LOANS INSURANCE.,   ty  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty^tytytytyty ty ty tyty  WE ARE LEADERS      .,   L       IN UP-TO-DATE METHODS ' *tt  IN THE CIGAR BUSINESS  and have built up our business  by giving the test for the  money. .     ���������  '  The largest selection of Cigars  and Smokers' Supplies in the  City to chose from.  TOBACCONISTS  &&  BROWN'S        "<������HF������.T10*������������S  GOOD GOODS.  wa*$&/

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