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 .-.���������--.���������.-'*..sr.*:..^^  '-iTiyiljit'irA WiirVeHOtrtwrA  "V  -ov  I"  t-  tO  /   j  RAILWAY    MEN'S   JOURNAL  w*->_r*:���������-  Vol   XVI: NO. 3  REVELSTOKE B.C.   THURSDAY,   FEBRUARY  2,  1905  $2 OO a Year in Advance  Department Store  COMPLETED  We ha\e made <i big purchase of small samples of  Hosiery, Ladies' Si'es, all kinds. We won't describe them here. You com; in and examine thcm.  Our price on this Lne is 25c. pei pan.  _*-*_____*_���������_  BARGAINS I LADIES' MINGS  A few Ladies' Suits left, Size 34.       Regular $20.00  Now $11.75  One Black Silk Suit, Size 34.     Reg. $23.00  Now $13 75  One Shepherd Check, Size 36.   Reg. $20.00  Now $12 75  A lot of Waists 50c.       A lot of Woolen Sknts $1.75.     ��������� ������������������''������������������������������������'���������������������������������������������'-s^.-fr^y'l'rfTr-'���������'ITr-V.*^  Sizes,  SS  11       40  We have several Ladies' Coats, in  Dark Grey and Fawn. Sues 36, 3S and  40.    You can buy a  SI5 Coat for S7 50  SI 2 SO Coat for 86 25  *' $9 75 Coat for SS 25  '*������������-"���������'" *������������������...''������������������-.���������im,*-^ ' a v 1.1 vr"J.' ������������������ "i trtrm  Mies' (oils,  -FOR._^IEN-***-The -acme  of Shoe Perfection. We  are headquarteis for the  Slater Shoe in thelnerjor,  and for comfort, economy  and general satisfaction,  buy the Slater.  For Wi  We ha\c the J. & T.  Bell and Keefer���������the most  up-to-date and perfect fit-  ~ti ri~g "Shoe-made-They-are  in great demand���������thc queen  of Fine Shoes for Ladies.  If you are desirous of  getting a pair we would ask  you to come and  The Bourne Macdonald Moscrop  Company, Ltd., Have Completed Organization and Will  Erect Large Business Block.  Tlie amalgamation of the firms-of  Bolt.ne Bios, J. G. Macdonald .mil  fllosnop Bios, w.is, con1plet1.1l on the  first of the month iind for the future  the thiee above named fines have lost  then mdividiuhtj .mil have been  merged into om*, ii.imelj-, UieBoiiino  3I,icJou ilil SIo-sc.op Company, Ltd.  The new fii 111 nill.it ouce commence  the erection of a handsome block of  sto-.es on Fust .Slieet. Tho building  will be two-,toiey*> with .1 fi outage ot  101 kel .md .x depth ol 100 leet. The  pl ms, di.i.vn by Mi. J. Keinagh in,  show complete and up-to-date piemi-  sos foi the Jim poseo of the new hi in.  The gioimd ilooi, with the exception  of ,i iin.ill stoie loom on the west end  ot the lilock, will housed entnely for  the film s bi'sines-*. The uppei Hoot  wih be diiid-.il into suue-> ot offices.  The picinises will be biilhantly  lighted by acelyline g.i1-.  Kinman Wins Another Fall  Judge Fm in. us local judge of the  Supienic (Joint, hi*, given judgment  in fnvoi ol E L Kinman on the application made b> Leslie Hill to be  allowed to lank as- ,i ciediiiii foi some  ii-22,000 ag.in-st the (Jaiiidun Timliei  and Sawmill*;, Liniileil. Tlie sheiill  seized and so'd under executions held  Iiy Km man and othei*, <i lot ot the  compin*,'**, loose pioptity, and while  lhe money wai in the sheuil'-, hands,  Hill settled with a ineiiibei of the  com pan j '���������*, tiedilois at Sd tents on the  unll.ii and paid the wage claims in  full .mil look fiom tlie cnditois'  assignment*, to liluis-clf of the vauous  clai-ns and notified the sheiiff Ihat he  i Iriiniid as agent toi Baiton & Co., to  ih ne in thejlu'ubution of ih.������.iiumey  ,n (be sheidT's hands, w huh claim if  illowed, would have gobbled up the  giealei p u t of the money teali.-'d hy  Ihe sheiiil. Kininan, hcnvcvei, ton-  lended that Hill m p.-ying the ciedi  lois wis iitting leally as the company's  agent, nnd w is the .tonip inj'a money  tli it, went to pay the claims nnd not  the money of Messis. Bui ton & Oo , ot  London, .is claimed by Hill, At the  list sittings ot the Couit beie in Jiitii.-  ,uy Alt. Hill wits called upon to be  ciost-.-Mimined on his affidavit and to  pioduce nil bis letleis and telegmim*,  wliUli lhe judge has now held tu'-how  that he was acting foi the lompiny,  ind ilieicfciieKiiiiii.nl gets the monej  in the shei ill's hands ���������'*���������> agiiust any  c I,mu by Hill, and Hill also has to piy  the costs. Messis Whitakei &  Wiau'ge, of Nelson, itpiesented Hill,  and Kmuiau was iepie*-t nted by (ieo.  S. ill Cai lei ot this city.  V/ireless Man  Coming.  On Monday, Tuesday und 'Wednesday evenings,-the people i,f thi.s city  will ho given nn opportunity to hear  and see a practical man give a practical demonstration of the operation ol  the M.ucoin wholes*, telogi iphsystem.  At -S.30 o'clock each evening Mr. ll. G.  Robinson, who is lepicsotiting the  wncless teleginph' to'iip.ui}, will dc-  hvei lectiiic-, in thp Opeia, House, and  will have the iiistt-liinotils on hand to  make his dcmonstialion as complete  and vivid as possible.  To the Cmidi.iii Paciiic Ilulway  conn-any is piobablv losuvod the  honoi ot being the Just s'���������eaniship  ow nets lo insl<il lhe Miiconi wneless  telegiaph sy-teni upon vessels plvmsf  liom P t_ih( const pints Some time  lhis*,e.u Vimouvei wul be notified  ol ihe appio it h of tin* Kinpiess.'S a  d iy ol two bi loie the > ate sighted oil  Victou.i. It is, howevci, not to be  expected loi the piesent tliat communication w ill be established betw cen  the ships of the fleet when at sea as is  lheca**e ou lhe Atla-ifia wheie thc  exchange ol ne.-.s thiough a ch im of  \es-.e!s lcaching lioiii coast to coa-t  lendoisit possible to publish daily  now spa pei ������������������> on boaid the lineis. The  c omnicide of the gie.Uei ocian must  develop consideiabiy befoie this can  be done. Nevertheless the sjstem will  seiveinin> uselul piiipose**  Wneless s>stems afloat ue of 111 tic*  use without vviiclps*, syslc-Mis iilioie,  and it is the lark ot .ipp.u.itus ou lhe  Paciiic coist v\ Inch has hith.31 lo pie  veuled the 0. P It li om installing  thecomplem jiUai> ..pp.uvtuson then  splendid ves-els. Tt b is |u_l 1 cen announced riom Ottawa, howcvoi, that  the s.im ot <*ilU0,H00 is flow n on Llic  estimates Hn the est iblislinient ot  Alaiconi stations in Ci'n.id i. Il is  midi-istood that, scvei.il ot lhe*-ewill  be placed on tlie coasL ol Yanconvei  Isl tnd, vvhcio they w i'i supeis<;tle the  piesent telegiaph lim s.is i uie ms of  maintaining coni'iimuc it ion beLweun  Ctim.inah Point and Vic'oiia. I'he  lnnd line tiaveises a vci v loughcoun-  liy and is most diffic ult and costly to  keep in rt-paii Tbe veiy stoi nis  which cause the need ot it to lie lelt  most geneially would w reck it aL tbe  outset. This is an inconvenience  which will not affect aw uclisssvstcin.  Moicovei. the Cnnu'*ian M.ucoin Company pioposes  to  establish a senos of  *slatn.,n*s ot \l****l*  ow.,* ott _Lchillg"aeLOss  the continent. "While these aie pt'in-  .mlv intended to compete wuh the  laud I.no*-, those -ituntcvl o uUse^*-1-  STRAIIED  lie coast  would "*bi* av.ulihlu to*.,com  nitmicating with vessels af soi.  Once a I md s*Lation is in a fair wav  to 1 e established on the vvest enst.  the C. P. P will ordei app un* us foi  the Oriental hneis. 'Flic iCin-.uli.ui  Austi.ihin boils vvill also be lilted  with these appliances.  See Our Window oo Mackenzie Av.  Our collection  of Staple  and Fancy Groceries   cannot    bc  surpassed   in    the   i^!iiAjSJ^ly%M*^.  Province.    The continuous WjyJ^^TJS  Hj  everything being fresh. If  you arc not one of our customers for Groceiies send  us word and we will call.  n  More Facts for the Mail  "Refeiiing to the aiticle in list issue  the Ma.I mi'i the ttgeattue oi "Rev-  c-isU.ki fepv-.���������Nol !)i ������*g ,.li>c-lo ItfilLe  the iiguuielils ol ���������Fan PI ij" 111 c.ll  la*-l is-ue Uu M.iil iditoi and his i null, ri; n ale ihe "Sp)" nit cut pt lo com l  up the i--.ie bv almsc ami nnii-.i1 mug  stat emeu!.1*. No one knows- belU'i  lit iiu the Mail editorthat the gieal'in-  i-ri'iise iu l.-ixalion on the luinber indusliy which so conci'i'iis him thnt he  is slieclding crocodile u-nrs was fathei  ed and put thoiigli the loon house by  his close friend the Hon. ,W.;C. Wells,  himself n lumberman, an enthusiastic  Liberal, and a genlluinaii whom the  Mail idilui was pleased to tall a  statesman of lhe fii-it. rank ; but of  course this was at a time vvheii his  i*iiond nn liiend pi elided ovet the  depart ment nt' Lauds and" Works, and  h.id some lor-ideiable punliiig pit  loimge at hi- t]i**po-.il upon whiili 11 e  Mail editoi bfid a liu-iiiesa eye, He  now attempts to plac;e upon Mi.  Tajloi's shooldeis the lespcnisibihty  o<" the act of his late geneious fi lend.  Hc-ferenee is made also lo an mciease  ot lo,pei cent, in the tost of Special  T.mbei L.censes imposed by the piesent goveinment. The Maif is balking  up lhe wiling Uee a^iiu, as this in  ci ease was made on ihe ���������ceonimc-nda  tion ��������� ������if lhe Mountain Lumbermen's  As-ociatioii. and iu considel ition or  same the licenses weie m ide tiauslei-  nble, which was considered n veij  vahitblc concession. The lu.iibei men,  as l*. cleaily indiciled lliiongh the  (-���������vetutive of the a-sot i.ilion by then  lettei which appealed in last week's  ls-ui' of lhe Mail ex pi easing lonhdeiue  iu Mi T.i)Ioi, have no grievance  ngaiiiPt the McBiide govirnmeiit. nor  would ilit-y look lo Hot Air Johnnie  foi lnspnation if they had.  Ambassador Hardinge Demands  Immediate Explanation and  Sends Military Attache to  Warsaw.  St. Pi-'TKiignuitd, .Tun. UO.���������Now  complications belw i on Gieat Kiit.un  mid Russia are feared on account ol  an attack on the llritish Consul and  vice Consul at W.usiw Satuid.ij  night.  Coming on the heels of the placards  posted by Assistant Pohc c Chiel Itou-  dnofl at iloscow, chaiginjj Gieit Ilii-  i.iin with nu itit-g the i evolution in  Russia, the Warsaw incident, is likelj  to arouse an outbreak iu. Grout Ilri-  tam v\hieh may again sliain lelalions  .between the two countries.  Beyond the fact ot the attack at  "Waisiw, lesiilting in the wounding  of the British vioe-Oiuisiil, who is now  in a hospital, the Bntish Embassy  hero has no details of lhe. all'nir, hut  bit Chailes Il.iidinge, BiiLisli Ani-  bassidoi, ha������ akeady dehveied a note  to Foieign Jhnistor Lamsdoitl, asking ioi an inimodi ife investigation  and c\pl.in.itioii, teseiving any claims  which may bo hei eaitei made, and at  Lhe s une tune asking loi the piotec-  tion ol BiiLisli consuls thiouj;hoiit  the eiupne. Bv the lust ti.un he  also desp itched Jli|oi N.ipiei, the  BuLish Mihtuy attache, to A\,u������aw  to seciue a lull lepoil ol the ciietiin-  st aiites.  Count Lmisdoifl  lephetl toAmbis  Wedding Bells  Mr. Gen. Oashato nnd Miss Minnie  Julian were mul ried at. Ihe residence  of������lhe bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.  Julian, Gieely Creek, on Monday by  the Rev. Fathei* Michelle*. A number  of prominent Revelstoke citizensWere  present at the ceremony. The many  friends of the* happy young coupl  will join with the Hekald in wishing  thein a happy married life.  This Season will Likely be Producing Ore and Treating- it on  the Ground���������Mohawk Creek  Camp a Record Maker.  The Camborne Minet last issue gave  aieview of mining n, the Pish Rivei  Camps for the past year. In speaking  of the Sihet Doll.u piopeit> owned  by tho Elwood Tinvvoi '*eis Gold Mining Coiiipmy of KIwotid, luck, the  Miner says:  ���������l'Auioiigsl_(he_oiitlyingjlis_tncts of  the C.iinboinc camp, po-sibly moie  bus been accomplished iii the Mohawk  creek -'section' than in any other of the  districts mentioned.  "Thc Silvei Dollar gioup is siiuated  here, and it needs no introduction to  our ie ideis .1*, this piopeity h.is been  frequently mentioned in our issues or  the pist ve.u. 'I'he opeiations m foice  here* are . incetiiig vvit.li good results,  and it is not unlikely that anothei  veai- will see this piopeity piodiicing  cue and ttentuig it on the gioimd. A  sawmill has been ciecletl foi piov lding  lumber for the '.mine, .% coinpressoi  .md mill site has been giaded and  flume and .iii pipe lines have been  sutveyed; pipe foi the flume is at this  time being tiansported to the pLoperty  In the way of mining, ,t 73-foot cioss-  cut tunnel has been diiven and on  each side a cli il t has been opened  The tight hand duft is in about 230  feet, the faco showing a 2-lout vein ot  iieh steel gilen.i, whilst the other  duft is in 70 feet and also in cue. The  ciosscut is now being duven  fm ther into the mount,un. Ijiitely a  qu mtity of giev copper has manilest-  cd itself in Uie galena, which is a good  indication for good- values. In addition, open cuts have been -made on the  lead and the claims coinpiisirig the  group have been thorougnly prospected. The lutuie of the Hilvct Dollar is full of promise."  Card of Thanks  The L-idios' Hospital Guild beg leave  through the columns of the Hekaiom  to express their sincere thanks to one  and all who kindly assisted to make  the fourth annual hospital ball so  pronounced a success.  s idol H.iidinges second note on the  subject ol the Moscow' pl.ic.uds, by  saving that lnbtiuclions. had been  sent to icmove all tiaces of-the placards fiom the stieets. {  London', Jan. ;J0.���������The foieign clffico  hisieceivcd a telegiaui. liom Consul  Genoial Muiiav at Wais.ivv, lepoiting  that hiurselt and Arlce-Gc>usul Mucu-  k<in, vveic^ chatged Iiy Itnssian cnval-  ���������lymeti eugagnl ln.cle.iuog the stieets  of Warsaw. It appeals that ill. AIiu-  i.iy is partly cleat, and piobably did  not hoar the appinach ol the lioopcis-  and when he subsequently endeavoied  to make known his peisouahty, it vvas  without avail. The Foto.gn Office has  telegiaphed to Ambassadoi Unidinge  to mako uige.it lepteseiitatious at St.  Peteisbuig upon* the subject. *  It is now lo lined, howevei, that  similai notices had been posted at  L ban and Kev.il, which loci to a le-  newalotthe icpit*senlations on this  scoie. In this connection tho appeai-  ance of the piocl imation of tile Holy  Sj nod lnstiucting the oi thodo\ pucsts  to liiloiin the p u ishio.ieis that the  stuke ami lev olulio.Miy liioveinents  weie pinmotud h> lhe e\tein il as well  as into.-ill enemies of Hit--at, wilh  lheob|eetol tmbai i iss.ng the mili-  faiv and nival pl ms, his c i eated  soinetliiu ; of i iiu j _*. among loieigu-  01 s heie, e*,) eei.illj the Btilish who  believe Lhem to be objects to incite  hostility. No tin Iher action, howevei, has been taken by eithei Am-  baFsador llnirtmg-���������or -the- othet  foi*cign lopiesenlatives.  Private advices from "Warsaw say  that the authorities there already  hnvo taken over tho charge of the  walei wen ks, electi ic light and gas  plants ami that seiioiis tumble is  auticipiited.  Lomjon, Jan. 'HI ���������A ,St. Peleisbuig  despatch to the 'Times siys: it is  understood thnt the C'/.ar will receive  a deputation of *mii king men as *-onii  us the strikes have subsided nnd the  men return to work, but a.s tho movement appears to he spreading in epidemic form in the provinces this  hardly outers into calculation. There  seems to be no doubt that Socialistic  agencies made gieat use ot tho  sacrifice of life in St. Peteisbuig in  influencing the provinces.  Grand Lodge Rathbone Sisters  The session of Rathbone Sisters  wliich was called in the city last week  for tho purpose of organizing a Grand  Temple for llritish Columbia, concluded their work on Fiidny evening,  nfLer two dnys spent iu the convention. The visiting delegates from the  south nnd west left for their homes on  ���������Saturday morning mucli encouraged  h) the success ai tending their efforts  and with the best regard for iho  ollieers and members of the local lodge  in this cily, who 'made it as pleasant  fo> the v i*-itoi s .is it was po-sible. The  Supii me Gi md, itis. Ljd'.i Monroe,  ol Itii'eiside, California, wa.s present  and .directed liie work during the  convention, and whoso visit was  gieatly nppiccialed bj the members  ot tiie Convention piesent. On  Thursday evening the Indies of ihe  local lodge tendered a reception to the  Supienie Chiel and the v lsitors and to  w Inch w oie mv iteil the Knights bf the  City and then 1 idles, which was a  most suicisiiil albtii'. On Fridny  tho following Grand Lodge officers  weie elected  Giand Chief, Mis R. Pelky, Vancouver: Grand Secretary, Liitna  Chippie, 01 and Foils; Giand Junior,  Ina M. Roberts, '.Rossland;'* Grand  M tnagei, Alice M. Coflin, Rossland;  Gi.intlJM. ol Ii. and C, Mis L. Vnn-  hoiTie, 'Revelstoke; Grand M. of F.,  JIii. Coia M mley, Grand Forks:  Ci md Piotcetor, Mis Agnevvs, Rev-  oKtoko1 Giand O G , Mis. H. Cooke.  Ri'velstoke  Mrs. II. A, Brown had the honor of  being appointed su picnic leprosenta-  tiveloi toui yeais, and Mis. Thomas,  ol Rossland, appointed foi two years.  Resolutions ot thanks weie passed  to rhe Supiemo Chief. Mis Monroe:  to llio. II. A Hi own,'.-Mayor', of Revelstoke, to Civstal Temple, No. '.I,  Revelstoke; lo Gold Range Lodge.  No 215, of Revelstoke- to the School  Board of ? Revelstoke for ihcir'-'liirid  invitation to inspect schools: to the  Supiemo Temple to Ijie Pies*= of the  Cily of ltc'vo'stok"., lo itw C.P.R.-"for  leduced rate*-; and to Sistet Katxenf-  'Cejh^fouuer D'.ii.tJ.St~"'- ~���������   _,.;'. .ir-*  The 'convention "'was brought to. fi  close by the piesentation ol "a" handsome taso of souvenir spoons lo the  Supieiuc Chiet, JIis Moinoe'. by all  ladies assembled.  OF LYONS  Will be Produced at the Opera  House To-morrow Night���������  Splendid Scenery, Beautiful  Costumes, Special Music.  To-morrow (Friday) evening, under  the auspices of the "Woodmen of the  World, the Amateur Dramatic Club  vvill present. Bulwcr Lytton's famous.,  play in five acts, entitled: "The  Lndy of Lyons," or " Love and Pride."'  The club have been practising hard on  this celebrated production for some  time and no effort has been spared to  make the play the hest iii.'the repertoire of the local company. The  scenery is being specially set by Mr.  T. If. Dunne,who will he director in  charge dining the evening. _-JThe costumes are being specially made for  this play and are very handsomo  indeed. Already their have been  a splendid advance sale of? seats, and  when the curtain rises to-morrow*  ceiling, there is no doubt but a large  audience w ill be present. Thc curtain  vvill rise promptly at S:15. The  following is the caste of characters :  Claude Melnotte - J. TV. Chilton-  Colonel O.im.ia- - "W. M. Lawkexck  Beausennt - - - AV. A. Henry  Glavis ',..-. - ,* - AV. A. Ciumbehs  Mous. Deschnpelles - t). M. Rak  Lniiclloid, Golden Lion AV. A.-.Sturdy  Gaspnr ----CD. PAI.MEU  Captain Gervais - - T. Hudson  Captain Dupont - - J. Donald  Major Desmouliiis * - .T. Pringlk  Notiuv     - Du. Morkison  Servant - - -.���������"- A. Crosby  Pauline Deschnpelles���������"The Ladv of  Lvons*' - Mrs. T. *H. Duxxk  ^Ind.-tin Deschapelle's, *Mi_3;*Laavrence  Widow Melnotte - Miss E. Hobbs  .Tanet - - - - .," 'Miss Berger  Marian      -     -    .-   , Miss N. Dunxe  Curling.  The ICootcnay Culling Association  annual bonspiel opened at Nelson yesteiday. Untoitiinately owing to the  postponement of- the bon-piel from  the onginal date set to the end of the  month, business engagements prevented oui local enthusiasts ; from  attending.  The annual bonspiel of the Golden  culling club takes place on Tuesday  arid-."Wednesday of next week. A  cordial invitation lias been extended  tin1 local club to send rcpiesontatives,  A number of?-.members have already  signified  their intention of attending.  New Westminster Wins.  After a fight among the 'solid seven'  vvhteh Mine m*-vr to .shelving the'Do-  minion Exhibition so far as this pro-'  vinpe;js--1c_bncerneck^peacer bas been  declared and the "solid seven" have  got together and requested the Laurier government to reconsider its  decision and grant the 850,000 for a  Dominion exhibition to he held in the  province this year. It was only  through the extraordinary efforts of  the people directed to the "solid  seven" that they were forced to sink  their local differences and join liands  in asking for recognition for this province in this matter. Tho New "Westminster Columbian did good work in  showing up the facts and asking that  the pre-election pledges of the Grit  member*, be kept. *  Postponed*;  The Tea to be given under the auspices of the Altar Society of the  Itiimnii Catholic church;8 advertised to  be held this afcernoon and evening,  hns lieen postponed till a later date, of  which notice will be given.  Commits Suicide.  Vic low \, It. G, rm .'0,���������Ficd. M.  Rogei s, son ol tbe c indj ninniilactutoi  in this city, committed suicide, lie  wns fllteeii \e.us of age He deliberately fiied a levolvei bullet thiough  his breast. Death must have resulted  almost instantly. Tho boy has. had  gie.it lancy, amounting to a cia/e, foi  bundling explosive's, lie litis repeatedly been iiipued with dj naiiute, etc.  A fow weeks ago, while experimenting with dynamite and ml id gl> cei niche had seveial liiigcis blown oil and  Ins head out. Vesteidav, appaiontlv,  he decided to end his life, its a note  was found addiessed to his paients in  which he said be was tired of life and  since he had had his fingers blown off  he had decided to end his life. He  wont to tlic New England hotel and  rented a room. Indications point to  the fact that he had carefully cleaned  his revolver with alcohol before using  it, and then, while lying on his back  on the bed, deliberately fired a bullet  through his breast.  THE LEADING STORE  P  Our Stock is the  Largest, Cheapest; aod the Best Selected  For Fall Purchasers  DRESS   GOODS  Here we have taken partieular pains to bn next to the London  and Paris fashions and can show you (ioods which Dame * Fashion  snvs are right.  LADY'S   CLOTH  In tlie Leading Colors���������Green. Brown, Blue, Red arid Black,  with Lightei and Dai ker Shades for Strapping, will be found among  tlie most Fashionable Dresses this fall.  TWEED   SUITINGS  We have some Trade Winners in all Mark and Lighter Shades  of Tmpoited Scutch Tweeds at very low Prices. Drop us ii note  and we will be pleased to send samples.  FOR   EVENING] WEAR  Among the Leading Shades shown this Season in Voiles, Silk  Wi.ips. Lnhennc and Ciepede Chene of wliich we have a nice range  to choose from.  DRESS   TRIMMINGS  :In this Line we have everything to lie-found in the Very Latest  Fashions.  MEN'S   WEAR   DEPARTMENT  We have just taken into Stock a Xew Supply of Clothing, Hats  and Caps, Sweateis, Shirts, Ties*. Underwear and Boots and Shoes.  An Inspection of these Lines will convince you of ther Unequalled  Values. v  PAY   THE   STORE   A  VISIT  Whether you buy or not we will be pleased to give you any  Information y6u desire aliout our Xew Stock.  DRESSMAKINC DEPARTMENT NOW IN FULL SWING FOR FALL ORDERS  W. J. GEORGE,  Mackenzie  Avenue.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  ^^H^^^^^^^^^H^^^^|^________^^^^^^H^^^^^^^^^HH^^^^^^^^H -^ <g._*g���������*������������*g*e'6���������<*_<-<!'������1������E-61g<-C<<^/)-*r.  the  ....House  A  /JV  A.  A  A.  A  A  A  A  will last long-cr and be easier on tlio  ���������fr^*_*-_.4-~'M''t'M-^4*^'M-''M''-i,,l''i*'l*'** |    Why she was helping liim out     sho  carpets  A  young  woman  florist  of    London'  has  adopted  witli  success  tlie  rath'er  novel idea of tying her bonnets   with j  black velvet  ribbon.1*-.  One great secret of washing flannels  so tliey will not iihrink ls lo dry them  JjH quickly. Wlien nearly dry they should.  fti  !  i  ii  -������_���������>-������ _>������*5*?3>������������������������S'������������������  SELECTED  RECIPES.  Apple Bum--lings (No. 1)���������One cup  of chopped suet; tvvo cups of Hour;  one teaspoonful of snlt; mix with  cold water into a dough, put th'e apples, in as for piukiing; tie in little  cloths; drop into boiling Water; boil  one hour.      Use any sauce,  or sugar  **^W***M"H"T.***^*M~**W-***  Apple DU.m.lings (No 2)���������Stir a  beaten egg with a cupful of thick  cream. Sift one teaspoonful of baking powder and a quarter teaspoonful j]���������(,_������������������_, Jt  of salt into t'hree cupfuls of Hour. and down  Make into dumplings, inclosing pared  and cored apples, and boil lialf an  hour, ff the dough is too stiff add  more cream  or milk  No-Egg Cake���������One cup of sugar and  one-half cup of butter, beaten to a  cream. One cup of milk, two and  one-half cups of flour, one cup of raisins, one teaspoonful of crealin of tartar and one-half teaspoonful of soda.  Spice with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. This can be usod as pudding  with sweet sauce.  Lemon Buttcr���������One-h'alf pound of  ���������butter, one-half pound of sugar, tliree  eggs, the grated rind and ju,icc of  two lemons. Mix and simmer, stirring all the time until thick. This is  *'ery good as a relish with broad and  Sbuttcr.  Zweibach���������Cut light whito bread  Shree-tpJartcrs inch thick', dry in oven  until It can be crushed between tho  lingers. Be sure and do not brown.  Kow put into a toaster, pass quickly aver a hot lire until light brown.  If you brown in th'e oven itis spoilod.  It should dry in a warm oven three  hoiirs.  Paprika. Snitzcl���������Cut two pounds bf  thick veal steak into small pieces,  roll in seasoned flour, fry brown in  salt pork fat. Remove the meat from  the pan, add two tablespoonfuls of  flour to the remaining fat, brown  lightly, and pour in gradually the  strained liquor from a pint can of  tomatoes. Add a slice eacli of onion  and carrot, three bay leaves and a  bit of mace, then return tho moat  to tHo sauce, cover closely anil simmer three-quarters of an hour. When  done, remove the meat, add a little  more salt if necessary to the sauce, a  largo'pincK'of .paprika and strain on  to the platter. (The pork fat helps  .to  season  it.)  Corn Meal Muffins-��������� One -pint of  meal; a level teaspoonful of soda; tho  same of salt. Into tffis poiir ii pint  of buttermilk. Mix thoroughly. Into  this break an egg and beat all to-  gallier. Have muffin molds _qijit<s'  hot (I used Tron "nioM^  with lard, th'e size of a walnut. Pour  the grease from the hot molds into  tho batter, stir together and put into the molds. Flour mii'ffins and  graham flour muffins arc made in the  same way, using white flour or graham flour instead of meal. Bako muffins in a  quick oven.  Baked Bean Croquettes���������Press cold  beans through a ricor or sieve. To  each* pint add a few drops of tabasco  sauce, two tablespoons of tomato  sauce, and, if baked, a teaspoon of  grated horseradish. Shapo into balls  with a teaspoonful of whole beans in  the centre of each; roll in sifted bread  crumbs, cover with beaten eggs ami  roll again in crumbs. Fry in fat and  drain on paper,  serving at once.  Eggs Benedict���������Split and toast English muffins. For each half muffin  havo a poached Cgg a*_d some tliin  rounds of ham, and for three eggs  some Hellandaiso sauce. MaKe the  sauce by beating one-quarter cup of  butter to a cream, boat in yolks of  two eggs, add a "dash of salt and  pepper* cook the mixture with one-  quarter cup ot boiling water and a  tablespoonful of lemon juice until it  thickens. Dip the edges of the muf-  jfins in hot, salted water, spread with  ~b^tcri^'"d=^v6V~wli"&=ha-m'r=^HPlace*  eges above the Ham and pour over  the eggs tKe sauce.  Hot Ham Sandwiches���������Spread half  the slices of bread for sandwiches  with buttcr, the ther Half with  minced h'am. Press slices together;  beat nn egg, add half a cup of cream  and soak sandwiches a few seconds.  Heat two tablespoons of butter and*  brown th'e sandwiches on both sides.  Ginger Jelly���������Make ordinary lemon  Jelly, according to directions on gelatine package. Just before t'he jelly  is hard stir in half a cup of preserved ginger. Set away to cool and  serve with whipped cream, flavored  with n  tiny suggestion of bran'efy.  Roast Lamb and Banana Croquettes���������Hub salt and pepper over a log  of lamb, dredge with flour and sot  on rack in baking-pan. Baste frequently with bacon fat melted in hot  water." Remove coarse shreds from  bananas, trim to a cylindrical shape.  Boll in egg. then in sifted bread  crumbs seasoned with salt and pepper  nnd fry in h'ot fat. Drain nnd serve  with  parsley on  dish with the roast.  bo prc.s.'-ed  witli a not very hot. iron.  Silk fabric  that  is  to  bo laid uvvny  should not bo folded  In wliile   paper,      Jii.ss union watched  them from tho  lest  the   limo    used   lu  bleaching     it   drawing-room     window.   They     haul  may have un injurious effect upon thu . jiuished  their sot of tennis aiid  were  color ot  the silk. I seated',   cooling   themselves,   on      tho  A free uso of salt Is suggested n.s a  gnrden-seut,  preventative     of    the     buffalo   moth* (    -|is slruw  .       wa(.  UUcU ,baci-,  Hun/hie   will   ceitainly   destroy   tliem.  and  il'  it  be handled   with  caro thero  is   very  little  daiiycr   incurred   in  listing it. I  When  cleaning    house it is conven  straw hnt vvas tilted bacK, revealing iron-grey hair about the  brows, and plain, rugged features,  strongly marked by experience. Her  lint had been thrown aside; fiie  youthful, golden hnir and pretty, but  characterless features stood out in  strong contrast to hla, Tho watcher  sighed.  llio was Miss Dillon's old nnd trusted friend, Roland Mathwnito; slio was  her niece, Enid Nevill. Muthvvaitc  would never see thirty-eight again;  the girl     liad only six months     ago  lent     to  havo  a    stick  with   a  deep  notch in tiie   end    with whicli to lift  picture     wires     and     cords    oil   their  saves    mucli climbing up  Cuimed sardines, carefully browned  on ix doublo-wired gridiron and served  with lemon,  arc appetizing.  Th'o best    way to  discipline     one's  heart against scandal is to believe all  C1"0''S^  fl'������"f     h^  tc.cns-   Carriages  stories  to  bo  false which  ought   not  w-U*.   that    disparity  in    years     and  to bo true* between  such  opposing  temperaments  Canned tomatoes aro more delicious  are not    <\\vays .il[a happiest     ones,  baked than stewed. About ten minutes  bo Miss Dillon_s*ghed.  beforo removing from tho oven spread |    Next  moment  she  corrected  herself  buttered bread  crumbs  over tlic top.  Willi a  little pat for her  foolishness,  Whero it is desirablo to see tho and feverishly resumed her kitting,  tongue of a very small child, tlie ob- As usual lier imagination was running  ject  muy bo  accomplished  by  touch-  away with lier.  ing the upper lip with a bit of sweet      Only  a   romantic     old  maid  could  oil,  whicli    vvill  cause the  child     to I possibly    see   anything  loverlike     in  produce its tongifo.  To Keep  irons from rusting  thcm, in  common  brown  paper  put tliem away in a dry place  they  have   becomo  rusty  they  bo made smooth  and bright by putting  sonic  white  sand  on  a  smooth  board  and  rubbing  thc  iron  over    it  several  times.  A simple Way to treat a burn is  to cover all portions of it and tho  surrounding   flesh  with   oil���������sweet   or  I tlieir        relations. Roland      was  wrap ��������� studying Enid as a man vividly    in-  and terestcii    in   human    nature���������its shnl-  If lows  as., well-as  its  depths���������studies  may' somo   bright-winged     butterfly     that  flits into liis track.  It could never bo supposed for an  instant that one who had seen life  and had hewn out of difficult circumstances a character standing foursquare to all the winds of Heaven,  would marry a girl,  frivolous as     a  castor oil answers very well���������sprinkle  fairy,     unstable    as  a  weather-vane,  heavily with"    dry flour and bandage ��������� without one of the high' mental     iri-  at once with linen. The flrst object  is to exclude the air and relieve tho  pain.  New shoos can be worn witli as  much ease ns old ones if thoy oro  stutTcd to the shape of the foot with  cloth or paper and patiently sponged  tercsfs that, engrossed him  So Jliss Dillon - rated herself for  her folly.  Tlio next minute she looked ;up.  The "knitting-needles collapsed in her  lap. '..,.- ���������  Without  apparent  cause tho  couple  with hot water. Or if tliey pinch" in j on the' garden-scat had drawn much  somo particular spot, a cloth wet [closer together. Roland had borod  with  liot  water  and   laid   across  tlie  with tho handle of his racquet   quite  place will cause immediate and lasting /relief.  In summer time children and girls  of larger gi*owt**h arc apt to have  their white dresses injured by grass  stains.?. One of the best remedies, indeed, it' is the only��������� effective one, for  removing these stains is to rub molasses on them thoroughly, letting it  remain?until the garments .arc washed ih tlio usual", .way, when it will  bo seen . that the dark, green stains  ���������Kclvo���������diaci.i'vpon.i'ciV-'*?**?-?- '  Says nn experienced housekeeper: "I  believe that the keynote to flannel  washing is 'never to rub or wring,'  and the otter conditions will not affect th'o case. The water may be hot  or cold; the irons, which are more  or less rubbers, should be used as  sparingly as possible, and should,  therefore, be used very hot; the soap  must, of course, not be rubbed on.  and, to put the matter into a nutshell, 'let thero be no rubbing or  wringing,' and there will be no thickening  or  skrinking."  OLD-TIME CUSTOMS.  HINTS TO HOUSEKEEPERS.  Milk should bo usod to cleanse oil  cloth.  A pinch of salt put Into starch will  prevent ;ts  "sticking."  A bit of raw onion will remove fly  specks from gilding vvithopt injury to  the gilding.  A rough flatiron may bo mado  smooth by rubbing it when warm  "over a teaspoonful  of salt.  The while spots on a varnished  surface will disappear if a hot flnt-  iron  is held  over them for a second.  Hare soap is better than grease to  quiet spieaking doors or to make  unwilling  bureau   drawers submissive.  A tablorpoonful of powdereil alum  sprinkled in a barrel of water will  -, reeipitatc all impurities to tlio bottom.  Din your brooms in a keltic of  itroiig suds every week or two;  they  a big hole in th'c turf���������find a man  only does that when he is either  angry or aliout to make love.  Enid, too, liad lost hcr careless  attitude, and was studying with attention���������far more diligent and persistent attention thnn she ever bestowed on any one thing���������tho excavation which he was -unconsciously making. Unless they suspected the existence  of     hidden  treasure���������no,  it  vvas  impossible.  ��������� Altl-o������gh-thero- vvas��������� lltue" ���������angc-r  of hor being seen fiom below, Miss  Billon drew the window-curtain rather more in front of 'her.    ���������" .  .  A few more stitches, but it was  no good; Miss Billon simply had to  look again. And this time she  sharply drew in h'er breath.   ;  Bolnnci liad lost interest in the  liolc antf. looking full at Enid, was  earnestly addressing 'her. She glanced  up at trim, .and-.then, apparently lialf-  frigh'teneci by his earnest manner,  looked nwny again. There was no  shadow of a doubt now; Roland was  proposincr.  Had Miss Dillon followed her natural instinct, she would have tapped  at the window, an'd thus interrupted  these  foolish  proceedings.  As it. was, she summoned    all     hor  The German children probably   believe more .firmly in Kriss Kringle, or  Santa Claus, than do the children of  will-power  to  make Enid  give a flip-  any other nation.      Germany is    the pant,   evasive  answer,   which"     would  birthplace of Kriss Kringle, and  the! allow  Roland    time  and  opportunity i vent  wonderland of fable and poetry. Ger-; t.o" recover  from  his  fit  of  temporary j with  man children are taught to love the'madness.  hardly knew. He did not deserve,  JT and was not to receive, the smallest  5 ] assistance in disclosing his news. But  2. ; Aliss Billon wns too feverishly anxi-  <& \ ous to bo assured of tho very worst  "  to  follow  her intention.  Ho pulled a chair towards her nnd  sat down. He was visibly less at  ease now. He did not sit straight on  the seat, but in an awkward attitude  that would inevitably give him the  cramp. Usually most self-'O-.sessod,  ho pulled awkwardly nt his moustache  and smoothed out nn imaginary  crease in his trousers.  "Sophy, wo were talking deeply. It  was  abou.t you."  ���������She started in spite of herself. Ho  was  so  appallingly abrupt.  "I think I know what you wore saying, Roland. I s'ha'n't mind it���������not  in  tlio least."  It was his turn to look surprised,  but only for a momont. Next instant  lie vvas* down on his knees beside lier,  with his arm���������yes, actually his arjnl���������  around Jliss Dillon's waist.  "Dear Sophy 1"  "I shall bo a bit lonaly of    course  at first,  but    I shall get accustomed  to it.   And then I shall bo happy   in  seeing you and Enid happy together."  Ho ga7c<l at hor thunderstruck. His  arm slowly relaxod.  "You never .supposed,' Sonify���������������������������"  "Not just at first, but when I saw  you  both    just now���������oh, I shall got  accustomed  to  it!"  Sho had meant not to reveal h'or  inmost feelings, and here her agitation had brought about this clumsy  repetition. She felt herself trembling  "beneath" his gaze, more penetrative  than ever now. If. only ho would go  and loavo her quietly to herself!  But Poland hud no such intention.  He crossed his legs liko a man relieved in mind, and with a smilo put his  hand on Miss Dillon's.  "You've been torturing yourself  Witli vain fears, Sophy. Tliis won't  separate us?" -i  Pride asserted itself iti the lift of  h'er head.  "Oh, hut I shouldn't think of being with you two; then I should travel. Enid has another sister who  could go with me. I'vo not visited  Italy yet. Pome must be a wonderfully interesting place."  Bitterly she realised her poor histrionic abilities. Hor pathetic,  quavering little voice was carrying  no conviction with it. How could  she convince another when she was  unconvinced herself? If only ho  .would havo mercy and leave her! .  "Sophy! You've rather misunderstood what Enid and T were saying  to  oiio another." .'���������'���������.���������':.���������'-...-.-  Sho threw him a look which said  "'Impossible!"  "Wo were discussing you.. I ?? was  asking "Enid how slio vybuld.feel if���������  oh, surely you can guoss now!"  She returned blankly his eager  gaze. In hcr agitation thoro did  not dawn upon her tho reason for^ his  parted  lips,   outspoken  eyes,   irrcsis-  ~t-iv-.lo... ciji*.i������p.n*da*'.. ot~..-l\ic���������-who!**���������- rouI  through his face.  "If I took you away from her,  Sophy?"  . ,,'���������',    '  "From her?   . How? Wliy?"  Perhaps      Miss   Dillon's   densoness  was all for the best,  since it caused  him to abandon restraint. ���������'.'"���������?  "To bo my wife. A slowly growing love is usually the best;, mine  has been that.- X know your feelings.  When you said just now���������and repeated���������that you would get accustomed  to seeing Enid and myself together���������  oh, it was as though you wore  ringing your  own  death-knoll."*  She shivered and crept into his  arms. Revulsion of fooling had arr  rested all power of speech. Presently she breathed :   -  "It was a shocking lie.   But Enid,  Roland?  She didn't seem to  mind?"  "Rather   tho     reverse!:  Tt  appears  that is spite of all you  did to pro-  it,   she    has   arranged  matters  Roger Monro.   I promised    tb  Christ Child. In many parts of thej ]Jur n-nSi for the limits of the  country it is the custom on the i���������,man will! Enid, looking as serious  morning before Christmas to let a.as s)lc had evor ]o0ked in her life, re-  figure representing the Christ-Child! p]jw* somcthing at which' his face  move past the win-dow of the room -,cam,^fj and his hand, wavering uncertainly in mid-air, landed on her  knee.  whero tho little ones sleep. Hall-  awake only, in tho grey of the morning    they sco    this  littlo .child-figure  With' a cold .shiver Miss Dillon sank  w      ., - , ,     -, . ,       _ ** "II     it    WlU    -���������*'������*_'      .,, tr,.t    ii,it,itt    .Tr...,,.  fli.t_dimlyj3a^and t*ey_jsoJ^Mj^^^^^^^^r^^e(i    r     was  again   in     the blissful  consciousness   , ���������  -  ..    .    ...      r.,...,-i rn.;,.,   , ..���������*       -������������. i cone.  that  the   Christ-Child  has  not  for-!'  Ah. if she hnd not nipped in the bud  gotten them, and that they will have ^-^-' ������-    -f   -^nation with  an abundance of presents arouml the )nQn  lT beau\hifi.rceSn in Norway andl1-*-   "ogcr   Monro.    If was a vain'  Sweden   is   tho   Christmas   feeding  of l(*-'r'-t*  birds. Bunches of oats aro placed  on the roofs of house, on fences and  trees. Cartloads of sheaves are  brought into towns for this purpose, and both rich and poor buy  and place them everywhere. The  sentiment is that a man must be [eel hy t  vcry poor  indeed if he cannot spare! Af.   the  regret.  When Mist* Dillon ventured to look  out of the window again, Roland had  disappeared. Enid had dropprxl hcr  tennis racquet on the grass, and wns  sitting bnck with upturned faco and  a fnr-awny !o������k in her eye-t. succeod-  sinile    of grent contentment.  .nme   instant   Roland's    step  j make it all right with you.  The knowledge of possession was  too much for Miss Dillion. She looked out at the radiant sunshine���������ten  thousand times more radiant now  than live minutes b)foro���������which had  brought summer to the world; then  back into tho face of her middle-  aged yet boyish lover who had  brought summer to her heart���������and  _ardi--witnr^ii=sorese=of=not--vv*ho!!y=-un-=  selfish satisfaction:  "I'm so glad, Roland, it wasn't  Enid. You really would not havo  been at all suited to one another."  ���������Pearson's Weekly.  a farthing  to  feed  the little birds on  wns  heard  crossing the hall.  Christmas Day. In many of the valleys watch is kept during the whole  of the night, and all are merry; candles are kept burning at the windows  ancl tho people flock to church at  four o'clock in the morning, each  carrying a torch.  In  some  districts,   immediately  af-  Miss 1-i'lon went yiot, and cold by  turns. Down fell the knitting on her  lap; another moment would have involved  it. in a hopeless muildlc.  He wa.s coming in to breaE the  news and see'.< ��������������������������� her congratulations.  She just would  be  moro  than  coldly  ���������lolite.    She  would   require  to  express I  for the service, everyone hurries from'k0pn    pleasure    at     tKe ��������� outcome  of! ....  church, either on foot or in   sleighs, j evonts  nn<r col.(iinlly wish   them     the Isflitl    something about my prospects.  AS COOI1 AS  HER WORD.  Old  Mr.  Makepeace    was  in  a     reminiscent   mood.     '"Did   J   ever   .? tell  yo what  mother said   to   mo  when    I  got   up   K'liink   enough   t.o   ask  her   ���������  tin   words���������if  she'd  hnvo  me?"   lie  bo-  igan.   lo   the  delight* of his  grandson,  |'���������'red.  "No, but something hri^hl, I'll  [warrant," 'chuckled I'Ye.'I. with a  [glance at. lho old lady, who calmly  j regarded them from her rocking-chair  ! by the fireplace.  I "T. can't recoil the jveliminnr.*/ rc-  | marks," "Afr. Makepeace continued;  ("and anyway, I ihink they were a  trifle   mi-cod.   But  (inc.Ily,  after     I'd  for thero is an old saying that he  who gets home first vvill have his  crop first harvested. At this holiday season the peasant girls throw  straw at tho timbered roof of tho  hall, and. for every one that sticks  in a crack a lover will corno courting'  during the year. i  In 1652, thc -question of Christmas!  vvas brought up in parliament. Thoyl  decided it wns not in hnrmony withi  tho Scriptures; pronounced  it  "onti-  Christian"    and   abolished   it.        So  one another by their  thc jolly Lord of Misrule became, an  fo,r, ���������hny years.  outlaw, and thc old picturesque! r w"������ wondering if you wouldn t  Christians faded away in the severity \ care to come out into the garden for  of tho Puritan, atmosphere, but with a little. KnitI and I are enjoying l.ho  thc nineteenth century enmc a reviv-[ sunshine.  al. Tho now Christmas was merry. Ho could not deceive hcr by his ns-  biit quieter. What it lost In noiso! sumption of cn.se nnd light-hearted  and frolic it made up in cheerfulness] superficiality.   Sho rend tho diro con-  to make it-businesslike, T tc  to  happiest    of futures  together.        And ! 'f>. ���������*-?* 't  0������smessn������e,   i   in'.gnn  Miss. -Wlion prided  herself on hcr  pre-j ^l^   ''"   -f^ge sho  die frit  say  any-  vailing   .sin-vrilv   of   speech! !<���������!������������������:   *'"'   T   was   af,a"1    '   w"������   ������ot-  insirle  the room,  coughing   Uny   't ������������  v7ror^'  ffo was    insido the room  nervously,   as a     mnn     doo.-* weighted  with  intelligence  of  such great     personal  moment.  "Ah", Sophy, busy as ii������unl?"  For a  pretence Miss Dillon    picked  up her  work.  "Yes,     Roland."      Tliey  had   called  Christian names  and  good-will."  She���������"Women may gossip sometimes  but they have bettor control of thoir  tongu.es th'an men h'avc." Ho���������"You  arc right. Men have no control whatever of women's tongues."*  fossion   trembling  on  his  lips.  "I. wns thinking of having a 'doze  here. I might only lie in the way In  the garden."  Ho looked  puzzled.  "In tho wny?"  "Yes: I saw you in vcry deep conversation  with  Enid."  'I'll make yc- a good KuMinnd.  Betty,' f said, homing that wns the  right   thing.  " 'If f should marry yoii, .fohn,'  sho said, and it was the first time  she had opened her lip.t, 'I will attend lo making a good husband of  you '  "An'd sho h'us!" luug-hef! old Mr.  Mnkf'veiire, the corner of his eye on  hi.s wife.  COVEItN'MENT  f'OOI/l'KY  KAUM.  The T.-isin-miiin Government -:*oult.ry  fnrm, which lias been erdabli'-h'od sinco  IRS)!), b:\ri been worked al a pro'it,  even though It. is not curried out on  coiiiiiion'iiil -lines. The1 (hirl.icuhtr aim  of the. fnrm is lo supply persons with  desii'iilili! birds at modern to prices. At  a re-i-ii' sliow a judge from New  Soutli Wales offered So-.r-O for a bird  will li wn.s purcliiise'd from thu Dov-  oriimenl   farm for $1.20,  SIFTON 0OECIFR0CITY  INTERVXEW    WITH     MINISTER  OF   THE  INTERIOR.  West Not Anxious to Have American Duty Taken. Off  Wheat.  THe Toronto Wows published a remarkable interview with H'on. Mr.  Sifton, Minister of tho Interior, obtained by Mr. E. W. Thomson, formerly one of tho editors of tho Toronto  I'lobe and afterward ono of t'ho editors of tlio Youth's Companion, of  Boston, who h'as recently been in  Cunaci.i writing a scries of articles for  a Boston paper on Canadian affairs.  As Mr. Thomson is woll known, as- a  very roliablo writer and his articles  'have all been exceedingly favorable  to the Xiaitrlcr Government, tliis interview must bo regarded as authentic.  It ls exceedingly important as showing tho attitude of tho Minister of  tho Interior on th'o epiestions of Reciprocity and Protection.  Aftor an introductory paragraph  highly praising Mr. Sifton, Mr.  Thomson proceeds to givo Mr.  Sifton's views on Reciprocity as follows:  Sir Wilfred .Lniirior, as I disclosed  recently in a nublishod letter, would  probably favor a conference witli  "Washington on reciprocity, if Washington made advances in conformity  wit'h Laurier's proviso that thero is  no use talking about th'o thing unless  reason can bo shown for an opinion  tliat tho United States, particularly  their Senate, will agree to confine reciprocity to natural products and  materials-more or less raw for manufacture. Fielding is very much' of  th'o same opinion, as I happen to  know by having liad a talk with  him sonic littlo time ago on the  matter.    Now for Sifton:  "I h'ave no objection to your using  niy  name,"   h'e  said.   ".Quito  willing  to lc interviewed.    You  supposo   our  Wost to bo a unit in favor of reciprocity  in  naturals.   It  is  not  so.   Certainly,  1 used  to favor sucli reciprocity.   But I am not like some people  wo both know���������I can learn.   I "do not  say that th'o Canadian West, and myself,     might    not    approve free,     or  much moro    free exchange of natural  products with the States-.   It depends  on what arrangements could tie mado  for  permanency  of   the   arrangement.  Wo could not afford to risk much" on  a "market that might bo hastily closed to us.  -���������'���������:   SO SHORT TERM TREATY.  "Canadians havo not forgotten tlio  lesson of 1866, when Washington abrogated     the.    reciprocity   treaty     of  18G'J.   This country had got into tho  way of adapting its production,   and  very  largely  its  entire business,     to  t'he American market.    Canada     was  flattened out for years by thc   abrogation  of     tlio  treaty. No  moro     of  that  for  mc.    Wo have  adapted    our  pvo-drtciion-uxid- _ut_.i*_ss"~to' thc independent, self-sullicient policy that has  been  pursued  for     many  years  now.  Does anybody of good sense imagine  wo will give tliat up,  and undertake  a i-e-acIaptation to the United Slates  market on a  bargain  extending  ovcr  any short term,   or  which could     be  dono away witli by a few years'  notico from Washington?     No.  . "Could thc necessary permanence bo  secured? I    havo not given  so  mucli  thought  to  tliat     as  would  warrant  me in replying yea or nay. Wliat uso  in studying a question that is unlikely, to como up soon. Washington   has  not shown any distinct intention    of  proposing  a  conference  on   tlio    only  sort of reciprocity that Canada could  judiciously discuss.   I am not ono of  th'o infallible people wiio know everything  by instinct.    Time enough     to  talk aboul how to secure permanency  of     reciprocity    in   "naturals"   when  Washington   antl    Ottawa  shall havo  discussed things, ancl got to an agreement  that they would  both like     to  mako permanent.  WEST !AND FREE WHEAT.  "As to wheat. I am far from suro  tliat tho Wost cares to liave the American duty taken off wheat. You  stare. But consider that our interest  is to have the first-class wheat of our  "West mil led in Winnipeg or Rat Port-  nge,-inslcad-of-Minneapolis.-Wo-want  to export it as flour, as much as  possible. That will givo us two profits. It is truo that in present cir-  cumslnncos, with Winnipeg not fully  developed as a flouring point, Minneapolis can ollc-r a triflo more for  our wheat during a fow weeks after  harvest thnii Winnipeg can. But it is  just as cheap to haul flour to the sea  from Winnipeg or tho Lake, of the  Woods as from Minneapolis. lt will  be cheaper all Ihe year round prelty  soon. I mean as soon ns wo get our  waterways improve*.'! to . thc utmost  land our almost dead level first-class  nation:!)" transcontinental railway  built. 'Hint completion'is only a few  years ahead. So wn do not need, an'd  do not much wish to liavo our wheat  growers feeling dependent on Minneapolis iniios. At any rate tho price  paid for wheal i.s really .made in JLiv-  eri-ool, juKt as the. Minneapolis operators fold you lust full on the floor  of their when I exchange. I mn not  saying Unit there would bo no early  profit to our vvhent growers if the  United "Status .duty of 25 cents a  bushel on wheat wore removed., But  ll is not- tlie height of wisdom to  Want, tho American duty takon olt  when ono of Its effect'1 is to promote  flour milling In Cnnai'm, and -hamper  il in the .States. (Jf course, Minneapolis might be enabled to grind our  wheat in bond, the United States duty  remaining, but grinding in bond is a'  liit. ljolhersoiiie nnd .slightly expensive.  No. T see little reason to suppose wo  Would wish, in nny case, to put an  ex (.ior t dut v on vvhent for tho purpose  of preventing Minneapolis from grinding it. Tho millers^tliere have got  to h.i.ve it���������that's tie nu!) of the sif-  iinlion. anl Washington will have to  take o'T iho duty .sooner or later, or  lot. Minneapolis lose its flour trade.  Why .slioiild Caii'.ida rare lo give  much' in tin* way of reciprocity to  hnvo the dutv taken o'T presently?  U. ,S. TRUSTS POWERLESS.  "No. I do nol take much stock   in  tlio notion that tho American milling  interest could dominate the. wheat  growing interest in our Wost under  complete reciprocity. Trusts cannot  work in Canada to th'e detriment of-  farmcrs and consumer!-!. Our political  system is such that wo can knock oui  any trust in short order as soon as  tho people want it dono. Here Parliament 'has unlimited powers to regulate such concerns. You saw what  wo did with the American: Tobacco  Company Inst session? Compelled  thorn to give up their* monopoly system by arranging to tako away their  license to manufacture if they should  prove 'defiant. Well, nn omnipotent  Parliament can get at any trade combination in any way it chooses. We  nro not made impotent to defend tlie  peoplo ugainst monopolies by such a  complication of written constitutions  nnd intricate legalities as favors monopolies in the States.  "Yes, there might ho somo slight  temporary gain to our West if thoro  were complete reciprocity in natural  products other than wheat. But th'at  gain is scarcely worth bothering  about, miic'li less binding ourselves  for, and especially it is not worth  tho adapting of our business to a  treaty that might bo abrogated at  short notice.  TARIFF ON IMPLEMENTS.  "As to tlic advantage our West  would -.ain by taking tho -duties off  American agricultural machinery, nnd  other United States manufactures, I  toll you th'at the people of our Wost  aro willing to stand tho present Canadian tariff. 'Pho elections surely  showed that.. They are not kicking.  This Government has got the peoplo  of Canada everywhere to recognize  that the country enn't be developed  without n tarilT, and tho West is  awai'o of getting a fair share of the  expenditure th'at Customs* taxation  enables us to make.  "Reciprocity is not precisely in tho  line of our transportation development. Thc preference to Great Britain is. AVe havo protty well overcome tho difficulties of geography. By  tho canals anil waterways and railways tliat vve have constructed and  developed our.,commerce flows along  lines of latitude; not northward and  southward. We are fixed now to deal  with Europe, nnd especially with  Great Di;itain. There is an unlimited  market there for pretty much everything wo raise.  WILL ADHERE  TO   PREFERENCE.  "It is far from sure th'at reciprocity  with the States would consist with  tho rroferenco to Great Britain. Wo  arc not likely to stop thnt. I't pays  us well. If England should reciprocate it would pay us still better. I  am Dot predicting sho will. AVe can  got along finely anyway. But, mind  this, our interest is to favor .the  country that is naturally and politi-.  cally inclined to promote our interests, to.send us immigrants, to lend  us' money on easy terms, to watch  our Miece.sses with rejoicing/ Best  to child i.s mother. For all that,. I  am not saying tliat it would suit  Canada to enter into any rigid trade  agrooment even wilh Great Britain,  If sbe chooses to give ut. a preference,  well and good. If not, all right. To  get ono vvo might possibly bind ourselves to something, but I am not  suro wc would. No use halting beforo ono sees th'o cart. That is " as  good regarding th'e reciprocity ��������� as  regarding.1 tho Imperial preference  business.  CANADA IN GOOD SHAPE.  "Fact is, tho only right way to  sizo up tlio mind of Canada is to  consider th'at wo arc getting along  prosjicroiisly, that we are seeking no  favors from any quarter, that we do  not seem to need any, that our inclination is all to hoe our own row, or  paddle our own canoe, that wc are  a business Government for a business  people, which implies that wo are  not going to throw any good thing  awuy if it bo tendered on conditions  that we can honorably ami profitably accept.  "I don't think I need say any more  just now. You arc off. Well, don't  forgot to repeat permanency, permanency, permanency. Or the difficulty  of securing it. That is thc consider-  ation_vvhich_.seoms_.to_me ���������mo_st__ob-_  struct!vc of reciprocity with ncigKr  hors who are as keen ns wo are getting to believe we are ourselves.   4   GOT BEYOND  THAT.  Ono of the principal stockholders in  a promising gold-mine was expatiating on its merits to a capitalist and  prospective investor. Ho described  the vein in wid.h tho miners were  working, showed him specimens of  tho ore, nnd backed up his statements with the written opinions of  ox ports. *-  "Well," admitted th'o capitalist, "It  looks as if it might bo a good investment. A..S my old Uncle Hiram  would say,  it hns 'p'ints.' "  "Pints?" exclaimed tho stockholder,  carriod away perhaps by his ovot-  nnxiety, "Why, sir, we're in quart/;  right now!"  WEAR. TWO PAIR OF SOCKS.,  What a Shoe Salesman Says Oa  the Suoject.  "I seo you wear two pair of socks,"  said the shoo salesman to thc customer. "You aro vcry wise. A j-ood  many pcojilo are beginning to do it,  especially  between  seasons.  "People ought to do it aU tlirough  tho win!er. There is moro warmth in  two pairs of sumnier socks than thoro  is in the heaviest pair of woolens that  over wa.s manufactured..  "Jf you are troubled witli'cold feet  you vvill find that the combination of  a pair of woolens and a pair of lightweight socks���������balbriggan or lislo  thread���������will fix you up comfortably  the coldest tiny tlint ebm'os. If your  feet arc tender, you can wear the  thread ones inside antl t'ho wool without. If yo'u nro extra cold, reverse  tlio process1. Whichever you do, you  will find tlio thin pair _*asily doubles  tho  value or tlie  thick ono.  "There is, generally speaking, an  nltogcfher wrong notion as to tho  bost way to keen tho feet warm. People ask ^ for ' heavy soles and cork  soles nn'd insoles and fleece soles, and  think thoy are. protecting their feet.  "It is jjl a .mistake. The solos of  tho feet aro not sensitive to cold. It  is not through the.spies that you  catcli cold or feel. cold. Any ordinary  shoo atlords -ho feet all tlie protection  necessary, so far as temperature is  concerned.  To avoid cold feet, tKo ankles an'd;  instep should be protected. That's  where your second pair of socks doos  its work. But ns a matter of fact, im  very cold weather everyone should  wear cloth' tops covering tho whole  upper part of the shoe.' .  \ _    '  "With spats nnd doubled socks ami  medium-weight, shoes you enn wallti  on ice n zero weather and not know  it's cold���������so far as your "foot are concerned.   f   A PERPLEXING  .QUESTION.  "I  don't  suppose  my  wife     woulcl!  be hnpoy unless  she hud  some    sortl  of a  fad  to  occupy  hor  mind,"   said  the man  who  was telling  the  story.*  "Her latest test i.s mind euro.  "Sho picked  it  uo at some locturo  slio attended tho other day, and with!  th'e zeal of a new convert sho started]  to convert the whole neighborhood toher  way of thinking:  "She literally filled the houso__*iithl  books upon  tho subject,   and ' having  at last    flooded  tlio wholo neighborhood  s'hc  started   to  convert     Mary, '  our  cook.  "Hour after hour sho labored with!  our commander, of the ' kitchen. She  road extracts from ��������� books" arid propounded hor theories until the poor  girl's  head  must  have acliod.  "She even lent the girl her best'  bonnet on the promise' ,thnt sho wouldl  attend a lecture to bc hold on tlio  subject, a promise by-thc-way that'  the cook failed to keep, as I saw hor  promenading with her beau "when sho  was supposo'd  tb be at "tho lecture.  "Tho climax came the othor morning  at    the    breakfast  tablo,     when  some bacon  was placed  on  the tablo  that would   .have disgraced a third-    _  ruto boai'ding-housn.  My wife's eyes, snapped when she  saw it, and with a. sharp ring of the  bell she summoned the cook.  ' 'Mury,' she demanded, when tho  cook stood before her, 'what do you  mean by placing such an examplo of  Hottentot cooking before us?'  " 'Why, mum,' exclaimed Mary, in  surprise,  'what is tho matter?'  " 'Matter!' snapped my wife,  '���������don't you see that that bacon is  burnt to a cinder?'  " 'Well, mum,' answered Mary,  apologetically, "I did think -when I  took it from the lire that it looked  a littlo burnt, but then I thought  of what you said that everything  vvas imagination, and all that you  had to do was to think it was all  right and that would make it all  right; so I just said to myself that  it was all imagination about the  bacon being burnt, and let it go.]  All you've hot to do mum, when you  eat it is to think it is all'right, and  it will'melt in your niouth. Why,,  mum. the new faith is a blessing to  a hard-working girl.'  "Aiy wife fell hack with a gasp,,  and Mary escaped to the kitchen.  '|I_ .haven^t quito . _inade up njy  whether   Mary "' "  MTSCIIEVIOUS RATS.  In Uganda lats are some of tho  Worst opponents to their work which  missionaries hnve to contend against.  The Bibles sent out by tho Church  Missionary Societ-y to the natives aie  promptly eaten by the Uganla rats,  wliich' overrun the country in enormous swarms nnd devour any book  they come across. Bibles going to  Ugonla are now bound in tin, which  preserves thcm from being destroyed  by vermin.  Mrs. Nolan-- liad made some disparaging remarks about the costume  of hc-r husband's bosom friend, Mr.  Herliliy, nnd thoy wore promptly resented. " 'His 'hat Ls turning green  wid age,' is it?" said Mr. Nolan,  with fine scorn, ''and 'his boots is  risty and cracked-lookinY did I Hear  ye say? Listen now to me, Mary  Nolan. If ivery man's hat an' boots  covered as warrm a Hearrt as Ph'elim  Herlihy's there'd be more protfa wim-  mia In the worrld!."  xnind    whether   Mary is.a-wag,     or  whether she is    only a- faithful  convert to the mind-cure craze."   ��������� ���������  REMEMBERED' INSTRUCTIONS.  The lady. wWo. entertained tho  Duchess of * Marlborough during, her  recent visit to tho States took the  trouble, before ' tho arrival of lior.  guest, to instruct tHo'iiiiiid, who was  to wait upon hcr that slie must, address lior  proccrly. ;  "When you show lior to Ker.roam,"  the mistress said, "you-must be suro  to remember to say 'your grace." "  "Oh, I'd be sure to be that flustered, ma'rm, that I never could do it."  "Nonsense." her mistress answered;  "thero is nothing to bo flustered  about. Slio is not, so very dilferent  now from what she Was -when sho  visited me before she married the  Duko, and you wero not afraid of lior  then " ;  "No, Ma'rm, but I do be so unaccustomed to saying grace anyhow,  and to say it before a stranger will  put me out so that I'll be suro to  forget,  it."  The lady might havo suspected from,  this remark what was to come, bub  it was only after thc event that it  Was clear to hor. Siie merely repented the directions, and told the maid  Hint it was silly to think of being;  afraid, and the servant, in the end,  said th'at to oblige lior mistress sh������  vvduld do lier host. **&  In due timo tho Duchess arrived,  and, after the first greetings haidt  been exchanged, the maid was summoned to conduct h'er to her chamber. The girl came forward, bli'*sh-  ing and evidently much confused.  When she was faco to faco with th'o  guest slio suddenly clasped hor hands,  bowed h'er hend, an'd, to the boundless amazement as well as amniscmcnC  of Ker mistress, she murmured, in a  choked  voice:���������  "For. what wo are about to rcccivo  may we be truly thankful.     Amen.' SS^^^^^^aeM'-V^-t.*-  *^i  A-ato.'^g-?-'^.-:*j  ^^y-flra^^frJ'^ >' 'iiggHMW  V  IV  ������������������J'HE'* *i-,*ij* *i-,*'__.,> r3r>r*."i -rX"**__r r8_**__r*r2v__r,*"lri rJ?r3t**i**i*f'i*Tl7*4*  t I  i    Fashion    I  I I  t    Hints.       t  rH-'l*4''M-M'4^'l-M^'*4-M-l-i**i***  THE RAGE FOR TUCKING.  No trimming lends itself moro de-  lichtlully to tho newest lines of  dress designing than tucking. Combined with a liaudsomo braid, plain  ���������or ornamented, it forms tho sole decorative scheme of many a handsome  gOWi-. .  A stunning gown in a glonoun shado  ot rod has a vest of tha same color  silk chillon shirred at the bustline,  and falling over a girdle of red velvet in a darker shade. Above the  bustline the vest merges Into a littlo  ���������square yoko of tucked silk. Tho yoke  is quite narrow, and is linished with  crosswise strips extending to tho  armpits, and finished with* bands of  black silk braid embroidered in French  knots. On cither side of the vest the  tucked trimming finished with braid  is repeated on the bodice, and where  tho braid is stitched over tho shoul-  ���������der seams it extends over the top of  the sleeves in low elTect, being twist-  ���������ed Into fanciful shapes.  In the skirt sufficient fulness over  tho hips is provided by massing fine  tucks from the waist down to follow  the outlines of a pointed yoke. The  tucks are, of course, put in by hand.  At the bottom the skirt is finished  with a'tucked flounce headed by .bands  of "the braid. Besides being smart,  -tucks and such' self-decorations have  the advantage, of relieving the plainness of a one-toned effect, producing  41 variety for which 'costume makers  are ever seeking.  Il is surprising thei quantity of laco  ���������that is used upon street gowns. En-  tiro-hip. yokes, as well as yokes of  bodices, are designed of laces, dyed  to match the gown. A very pretty  gown in Havana brown taffeta intended for street wear has a yoke of Jyed  lace, irregular in shape, and reaching  ���������almost to the knees. Below th'o yoke  there are throe deep tucks, then comes  a deep flounce of tSne silk, finished at  tho bottom with' appliques of heavy  brown laco, finished with littlo meltings of lighter lace.  Thei bodice is shirred over a belt of  ���������brown silk, and the yoko droops in  Points over the shoulders, and at the  front. This, like the medallions on  the sKirt, is finished with palo tinted  laco ruching. Tho sleeves are formed  of tvvo pulls, finished with a cuff of  lace and taffeta.  Still another dainty gown in bluo  English* sorgo has a simple skirt,  trimmed with a wide band of blue  la'.e, laid over silk, and lined with  white chiffon. The jacket is a jaunty  little affuir, with rather narrow bolt,  finished with four bluo silk buttons,  -and falling below the hips in "graceful  ripples. Tho opening is crossed and  finished with insertion of lace, bound  with blue silk. "The vest of net lace,  is lined with blue chiffon, and ^ivon  .a jaunty effect by tho addition of tiny  littlo taffeta bows, placed at frequent  intervals,, and caught with cu.t sicel  bucklos  noath tho brim was a smaller wreath  of tho vrtiito flowers with a. cluster of  violets on ono side.  Japaneso embroidery makes a  charming trimming, for any gown  regardless of the material. It is,  unfortunately, very expensive and  for this reason enjoys favor among  fashion's elite.  Among the odd shapes in hats aro  also to bo found in tho littlo caplike effects mado of strachan and  beaver, trimmed with feathers and  silk ornaments. Th'ey are demure, 'tis  true, but the faco beneath tliem must  not only bo youthful,  but beautiful.  Applique trimmings of cut out cloth  and embroidery stitches make a  handsome trimming for both satin  and silk gowns, especially tho numerous shades of brown and rod so muc'h  in vogue. Much also is dono with  fancy stitching upon cloth dresses.  To bo strictly ccnime il faut the  stitched design should be slightly in  raised elTect.  There are sufficient stunning modes  however, to satisfy the yearnings of  the most > exacting woman. Tina  three-cornered toques lined with tucked chiffon and edged with fur, are  particularly fetching. A bunch of  tips or cluster of fruit Is usually, tho  trimming required.  Satin ancl satin finished materials  are more in demand than over. In  whito they have a shimmering effect  that appeals to many women and  has a nativo richness that proves a  boon to t'ho women who cannot afford many of tho luxurious trimmings of tho season. A design which  can be copied without too great expense has a full skirt with a series of  puffed flounces reaching nearly to the  waistline. The bodice'is shirred front  and back directly in tho centre and  the front opens over a vest of laco  trimmed with the tiniest of silver  buttons which hang loosely from  whito silk cords.  THIEVES KEEP INVENTORS  BRAINS ARE   SUBSIDISED  ROGUES.  BY  Clever mechanics     Are   Employed  to Devise Unique  Tools.  ELABORATE  COATS.  This is a season of elaborate wraps  for all occasions. The increasing fussi-  .nijsa of the tailor-mado jacket has  mado it necessary to radically change  ���������outer wraps, especially as far as  sleeves are concerned. Any design as  long as it is strapped and stitched  and trimmed with handsome braid, or  row after row of buttons is do regour.  There are so many, styles upon which  Dame Fashion has stamped hcr approval that it is impossible to "lay  down any general rule to be followed  in making  coats.       , ?;  In making an 'evening coat, as  many shiirings:and gaugings as possible, with .pleasing effect, should.be  ���������employed.-'���������'���������'-.��������� The Irish and guipure  laco coats lined with fur are extremely chic, and ono could not do better  than solect one, since some kind of  an evening coat is indisponsible to  every up-to-date wardrobe. If fur  as a lining proves too expensive, it  __ can . be effectively- subs li tu ted_by^_quil-  teti satin or an interlining of flannel  between two foundations of taffeta.  Charmingly simple is a coat in oyster white cloth, which roaches almost to the-bottom of the skirt. It  is finished with a deep flounce of the  same material handsomely embroidered in heavy white silk. Abovo the  flounce is a corded heading which  gives a very protty effect to tlio design.  A unique feature of. the trimming is  a deep surplice cape drooping almost  "to the Koad of the flounce at tho  front and extending in quito as long  a point at the back. This cape is  also embroidered along the edges and  the full' flowing sleeves are trimmed  with a border of embroidery and frills  of ochre and  cream laco.  Accompanying the coat is a hat of  brown velvet with high narrow crown  around which ore red velvet roses and  shaded leaves, combining brown and  green.. /  An innovation fn the matter of  finishing flounces for cloth suits and  coats is'��������� pinking. Tliis lias found  quite some favor among well-dressed  women,; but is hardly suited to substantial weai*.  Many vory smart gowns are made  with collars and guimpes of lace,  which lend a very pleasing effect to  tlio ensemble. Tho writer has in  mind ono especially cliic costumo in  groyoloth. The bodice was curiously  ijiiilt, tho draped front of cloth being a sort of a cuirass buttoned on  th'o .'ihoulders, with three largo velvet  buttons. The bodice under this cuirass was of accordion plaited grey  .chiffon, nnd this showed on tlio sides  and under tho arms. Tlio sleoves  'wero also of accordion plaitod chiffon  and wore puffed to tlio elbow.  The very full skirt was plain     and  long.   With'  tho  gown   was  worn     n  tSclinrining hut of grey velvet of a modified sailor shape,  trimmed  with     n  'wreath   of  white gardenians.     Under-  THE POKE NOT A SUCCESS.  Admirers of th'e quaint little poke-  shaped bonnet will nut welcome tho  news that th'e attempts to make it a  leading modo have not boon successful; it is true, however, and so seldom are such models "soon th'at when  thoy do appear they are rather conspicuous. Truth to tell, pokes aro  just a little sensational, and to wear  them requires not only an appropriate  gown, but an expression of countenance.   ���������   THE HORRORS OF WAR.  The Present Conflict Keeps Up the  Ghastly Record.  Other arguments,  of course,, aro   in  place.     War    is  waste,   irrationality,  colossal  folly.   In  tho present     stato  of men's     moral  development     these  arguments    are   even     more   effective  than tho one of which wc aro speaking.   They    aro   possibly,     therefore,  more practical,   and sliould bo     usod  for all they aro    worth  in the "war  against    war."      But the final  argument against war is found in its deeds  ���������its butcheries,  its mad charges,  its  mangled  flesh    and  bones,   its raging  passions���������in   it's  horrors   of  th'o "flesh  and  its    moro  repulsivo  horrors     of  tho spirit.  However, noblo the causes  or aims of any war may bo thought  to bo, its deeds are always, from, any  high   moral  point of view,  hideouslj  wicked.     How can any humane man,  any man of conscience and moral sensibility,  look  theso deeds  in  the face  and then consent to go and do them?  Th'e?c reflections liave been occasioned by tho war now racking in tho Far  East, where it has again been proved  that  "war is    thc business  of  hell,"  wliero  its  essential   horrors   havo  repeated   themselves     on  u  scale     and  with nn intensity that have mado tho  civilized world shudder.     If the facts  correspond     with    the    reports���������and  t'hoy are probably much' worse���������these  horrors have never been  surpassed in  anything bearing    the namo of     "legitimate"  war.      Put in essence th'oy  have  had   their  counterpart  in  every  serious conflict ovor wagod.  Tlio cutting down of a body of .six  hundred Japanese, who had raised  tho whito flag, by the Russians, in spite  of tho flog of truce, is indeed, if the  report be true, a ghastly tragedy.  But ovor and over again in savagely  ���������contested -wars���������docs-history��������� record  the violation of the White flag." And  how does tho action of the Japaneso  in shooting down a body of their own  men, who had proposed to surrender,  differ in spirit from that of Phe regimental commander or company cap-  thoy wero sunk at tho beginning of  tain who, to save his linos from  breaking, levels his revolver on a  soldier fleeing to the roar, and shoots  him dead if h'e docs not continue to  fight*? Aud 'how much baser, tell us  honestly, is this reported butchery of  six hundred men than tho stealthy  torpedoing of a groat ship which carries down to yawning death six h'un-  ured mon in one struggling writhing  mass? The one is "legitimate" warfare, the other is not; but whicli of  th'om, in tho name of simple sense,  is tlie baser?  Many of the blood-curdling horrors  enacted about Port Arthur and in, th'e  vicinity of Liao Vang���������-men tumbling  headlong in masses into blind ditchos  craftily set with sharpened stakes to  impale them, men dying with their  teeth' sot in other men's throats or  fingers buried in others' eyo sockets  ���������are only "legitimate" warfare, carried to its ' extreme savagery, and  ought to surprise no one who knows  th'o history of war.  Every gang of thieves has its own  inventor���������a man more brainy than  his companions, whoso task it is to  be ever devising new instruments or  plans for the perpetration of, crime.  Ho is, after all, the most fortunato  member of the party, for ho nover  accompanies his colleagues on their  expeditions, and therefore is seldom  made to suffer for their wrongdoings  Ono notorious gang, recently broken up by a very skilfully planned  ruse on thc part of the Scotland  Yard authorities, kept one of the  cleverest mechanics in London in  their employ, and for years he was  tha real originator of thoir long series  of exceptionally clevor robberies.  A SIX-LOCK KEY.  At heart this man scorned the  work, but through a youthful indiscretion hc had fallen into thc power  of tho leader of thc gang, and thereafter he was .compelled to serve  them, or risk exposure. He devised  an immense number of unique instruments many of which are now in the  possession of the polico. Among  theso wero a device for opening window-catches, an ingenious key��������� really six keys in one���������which would opon  nn ordinary lock, of whatever sizo,  and an apparatus for wall-climbing.  An inventor who has already served two terms of hard labor has for  several years "devoted his attention  to tho invention of burglary implements. ' He^-has -a small shop oft  Commercial Road, London, and thc  placo is largely patronised by the  "Bill  SikesV-fratcrnity."  Quito recently it was shown that  ho had manufactured an almost perfect coining plant for tho use of a  band of coiners. Hc, it vvas alleged, was tho designer of a banknote  printing-machine which produced  Buch notes as no forgers had over  done beforo. They wero absolutely  truo in every detail, and he was offered .25,000 for the machine. Specimen notes deceived the most experienced bankers In the country to  whom they were shown. Unluckily  for him, ho decided to use the " machine for their advantage.  A FORGER'S LOST SECRET.  He took three other man into his  confidence, and they wore to tako  tho machine and circulate the notes.  Within tho next fortnight all throe  wero caught, and the printing-machine was seized. Further work was  stopped, for the inventor,- although  ho escaped from being implicated in  tho case, lost the secret of his own  Invention.  Tho shoplifters' inventor is a man  well known in "shadowed" London.  Hc was trained as a locksmith at  ono of tho largest firms of safe manufacturers,* and rapidly pro-ed his .  skill. Then, to release hlmseir rrom  certain domestic troubles, he appropriated a large sum of money which  ho had received for his firm, and vvas  sent to prison. When he came out  he gradually drifted into tho company of notorious criminals, and,  wanting other employment', soon  began to uso his knowledge in thoir  interest. From that day ho has  been the "shoplifters' friend." Ho  has invented a patent handbag,  which, although looking harmless  enough in tho hands of its pretty  owner, has a connection with her  dress, along which all kinds of articles can bc passed to thc spacious  pocket insido.  Another invention of his played a  prominent part at tho trial of two  shoplifters at Clerkenwell recently.  It was a dress-suit case���������or, rather,  appeared to be���������but the case did not  open in the top, as is customary.  There vvas a wooden slide in the end,  a neat arrangement, that could not  bo detected on the closest scrutiny.  Through this went tho booty, while  the confederates stood guard on  either side. So cleverly made was  the kit that when the police-inspectors examined it they were at a loss  at first to discover how to open it.  A rapid folder was ono of his least  useful devices. With this instrument  a silken or linen article could bo  lifted from the shop-counter, folded,  and" transforred~to��������� tke"pers~on~ "of tlio  thief.  THE SHOPLIFTER'S SOLE.  Among the innumerable  interesting  curios treasured     by  tho police    authorities is a complete sot of the inventions of one of the cleverest crini  inais'  mechanics    of  Somo-of theso have pr  tern to hold coins in the base was  another ingenious invention, and a  brilliant miniature acetylene-lantern could bo in .an instant converted  into an innocent-looking nickel cigarette-case.  FIFTY DOLLARS A MINUTE  CARNEGIE,  THE MAN OF MANY  MILLIONS.  The Steel    Magnate      Finds     the  Task of  Spending  Them.  Impossible.  Each year it is becoming moro and  more evident that, despite his most  strenuous exertions to the contrary,  Andrew Carnegie will, to uso his  own now famous expression, ultimately die disgraced. The cause of this  is found in the fact, that, though ho  banking account increases so rapidly that it is practically impossible,  at least by his present donations, to  even get abreast of his income. * During the last ten years Carnegie* has  given in a manner which has astonished tho world, and yet ho has succeeded in parting with less than half  his income for that period of time,  while the principal remains still untouched.  It has been proved that the exact  amount of the millionaire's donations up to the end of May reached  tho colossal sum of $90,969,200, distributed through the different countries as follows :  United  States   .63,517,450  Scotland       :..  17,763,750  Holland     ...'.".      1,750,000  England and Wales         1,354,500  Dominion of Canada      1,016,500  Ireland*    315,000  Cuba   *���������          252,000  SbfetPOftfeTOOSm-fe  to  THE FARM.  to  tf  to  SSQ^tf^^tftftf^^  FEEDING ROOTS TO SHEEP.  In feeding roots to sheep it is important to get tho animals gradually used to them by. feeding a   small  allowance*  at first  writes Mr.     John  Jackson.       This    may    bo   dono by  having a small plot of Whito Olobes  or Groystones    or other lato variety  in the ground conveniont to pasture,  where tho sheep can run in and  out  at will, or by pulping and giving a  light feed night and morning, gradually   increasing tho quantity    until  tho full feed is reached.  Tho  late soft    sorts  are all right  distributes his fortune as no ono has  ������>r ^ fa������ or. early winter feeding,  over distributed a fortuno before, his   f������r fattening Iambs theso should be  inking account  increases  so rapid-1 fcd. m   conjunction     with   a   liberal  grain ration, tho cpiantity of grain  fod being as great as If thoy were  getting no roots. Tho advantage of  the roots along with the grain is  that lambs will .gain flesh very much  faster than otherwise.  Roots give greater results por bushel by being fed in smali quantities,  than by feeding sheep all they will  eat, especially in-the early stage of  tho feeding. The abovo mentioned  varieties of turnips should bo fed in  the early part of tho season. Later  Swedes are perhaps the best roots  for sheep, although mangels, carrots or sugar beets will fill tho bill  admirably, especially as the season  advances. Mangels aro much improved by keeping.*  Too heavy feeding at first is apt  to cause " scours, but when sheep  are accustomed to roots of any kind  there is little danger. A profitable  feed is perhaps about three pounds  per head per day, tho quantity depending somewhat on tho sizo * and  kind of sheep. I have fed Southdown lambs this way in the month  of ' November, making an average  gain of 19 pounds per head for tho  month, vthey having in addition to  grain and roots good clover hay.  If the supply of roots is unlimited.  Iambs aft.cr~ being accustomed to  them may be fed all they vvill eat up  clean of pulped roots, twice a day,  with safety. This with a moderate  feed of grain, with well-cured green  cut clover hay, will givo th'o best results. They do fairly woll with good  straw instead ol the hay.  Young sheep for stock purposes  may bo fed much tho samo way, regulating the quantity so as to keep  them growing: without getting too  fat.  Regarding breeding ewes, somo  people havo tho  idea that roots are  $90;969,200  TASK  IS  IMPOSSIBLE.  This, of course, is an enormous  sum, yet the amount is less than  four years of the steel magnat's income. Do all he can. Mr. Carnegie  acknowledges that ho has found it  impossible, so far, to make his donations overtake tho millions which  are added yearly to his fortune, and  unless he can hit on some quicker  method of getting rid of his dollars  it is very evident that what ho has  so sternly denounced will happen���������he  will  die a rich  man."  Mr. Carnegie's donations during  the last twelve mouths havo bcon in  excess of thoso of any single year  sinco the timo when ho first began  the work of getting rid of his fortune; but though he should keep this  up to the end of his life he cannot  possibly hop to materially lesson  the   amount  of    the principal.      To  bo ablo to work out for himsolf  some of tho problems of present day  agriculture. No one can learn to  think except by thinking. And ia  order to think ono must furnish his  mind with tho material ior thought.  This vvill bo gathered by reading and  study. "I think thy thoughts nfter  thee," said a wiso philosopher of  old. So, ia thinking ovor the  thoughts of others and making them  his own, will one learn to think.  More than this, tho farmer, is not  only an individual, who is to develop  in himself tho possibilities of tho  race, but ho is also a very important  factor In our economic and social  lifo. As such ho cannot dodge the  responsibility which is laid upon  him. Ho is looked to as contributing a degree of stability to our political lifo. This means an opprtun-  ity to make his influence felt, which  should not be neglected. More than  most men, ho is concerned in the  political and economic questions of  our country. Ho should seek to settle theso in a way'which will help  both himself and tlio whole country.  For tho necessary training and  knowledge to help him in this work,  ho needs to read. Ho must keep "in  touch with the most important  events of tho day, and understand  tho history and' government of our  country. All this will not involve  any great outlay of money or an  amount of-time beyond his control.  If these suggestions were carriod  out by farmers generally, they would  not only become better farmers, bettor citizens and better men, but life  to them would havo a larger meaning, and rural communities would  be tho more worth living in. And  moro than this, their farms and property would be. increased in value;  for values rest not in recti estate and  things, but in tho character and condition of the peoplo among which  they obtain.  0<XH*J-0<>0<>0<>_tO<X������>0<H3fcQ^Ofl  I   YOUNG  ,������'V*  FOLKS  t>0-0-C><>0-CK><><XXX><>0<>0<>0<X>0  PEACHES AND PATCHES,  SOAKING- FEED FOR HORSES.  So far as the health of the animal  is concerned possibly soaking and  wotting is advantageous. In England it is considered desirable to  soak chaffed straw or hay, as the  dry material sometimes causes colic.  It has also been observed that horses  relish soaked grains. Where hay  contains a considerable amount of  dust, sprinkling with water is advantageous. Hovvover, where horses  havo good teeth and are in a vigorous condition it is doubtful whether  this practice pays.  ��������� f   WONDERS BY MESMERIST.  Philippe Credited  With  Marvelous  Cures. :  Philippe, the mesmerist, wiio a few  years ago had an extraordinary influ-  Scotland and Pittsburg alone during   not    good  for  tliom.     This    notion,  ence ovcr the Czar, is now at Lyons,  the last twelve months Carnegio has  given closo upon 520,000,000, and  it is,, perhaps, only natural that tho  bulk of his fortune should go to the  land of his birth and tho city whoro  all his money was mado.  It has bccTi cstimcxtod tliat' Carnegie's" wealth grows at the rate of  a dollar for every tick of the clock,  and an interesting table has lately  been prepared showing his income derived from his holdings in steel .and '  other industries. This remarkable  schedule works out as follows :  Carnegie's   own   valuation  of  his     interest   in    the  Carregie  Steel   Co.  ...5146,250,000  Other      investments     ...    20,000,000  no doubt, originated in tho old coun- | France, working wonders with a  fel*  try.      When   thero was  an  abundant' j0 ���������     -wizard. Th'e  newspapers     stato  crop of turnips their ewes woro put  on them in the field with nothing  else to eat for the wholo winter and  a poor crop of lambs was the result.  Big, soft helpless lambs with inflamed uddors wero raised and thc shepherd knows too well what this  means. Ewes should have something  besides roots, but can be fed a moderate quantity of any kind of.roots  with  the vcry  best  results.      About  that Philippe often stays, with tlie  Czar at his castle at Tsarskoe-Sclo.  When th'e Czar was last in Franco  h'e Rummonod Philippe to Compiejine  and had an interview with"him which  lasted several hours, much to the astonishment of the French offiui-iLs. It  iis asterted that Philippe then foretold the birth of tho Czarevitch'.  According to tho papers Philippe  can heal all  diseases by thought. .No  two pounds per day along with good , .   ,.    ..  hay. should  keep  them  in fine    form IP*5;^1 no indications or massage are  through the winter. ��������� needed.  A look or thougnt will    suf-  A vorv important matter with :*���������<-=��������� Put cures are only possible when  breeding 'owes is plenty of fresh air I the patients relatives or friends de-  aird  exercise.   A good  way  to    give servo it by their moral conduct  Total   S166,250,000   them thoso,  is to have a good clean  His income, estimated by  Frick, on profits of Steel  Company  for   1900   ...  524,500,000  Income from other investments   '.         1,5.00,000  Total income   S26.000 000  For tho benefit of the statistical  lover it might bo mentioned that  this income works out to something  liko 92,166,6(55' a month, $500,000  a week, or 571,430 a day. It will, | ���������.j]j ott(, *,,p  therefore, be seen that for every hour  day and night, Carnceio can count  upon having placed to his credit S3,-  000, or, reduced down still further,  550 each minuto.  The possession of so much wealth  might have turned a steadier brain  than even Mr. Carnegie's, but thc  on'y thing that worries tho millionaire is the difiiculty ho experiences in  getting rid of it.  ���������*���������  TROOPS TO LEAVE EGYPT.  Britain Acting in Conformity With  Pledge.  It has been decided  by tho British  Government that the army of occupa-  grass plot convenient, and when  there is not much snow on tho  ground, scatter a few roots about,  or have narrow troughs to place  them in, and in eating theso wliolo  roots tho ewes get both the fresh  air and exorcise so necessary.  After tho lambs aro a week old,  the ewes mny bc fed with safety all  tho roots they vvill oat, being suro  no moro is givon at a feed than tlioy  clean. This latter applies with thc samo force to any  kind of feed.  READING FOR FARMERS.  Tho pnpers tell a story of how by  his presenco Philippe cured a child  who was at death's door witli tubercular meningitis. Fifty persons were  present at the time. Philippe merely  asked all present to plo'dpc their honor not to talk scandal for 48 hours.  Every one protested that liis was  too lon*r, and Philippe accordingly  compromised on two hours, nt tlie  end of which time the child was  cured. ,   ?  LIKED THE ADICIRAL.  It was Dorothy's birthday, and she  was.seven years old for the first timo  in her lifo.  She liad had beautiful presents.  Mamma had given her a silver thimr  blo with D on it, and papa had given her a lovely drawing-slate. Aunt'  Edith had sent hcr a book, and  grandma a dear little box of handkerchiefs.  But the biggest gift of all had coma  by express from Aunt Jennie.  And it was nothing moro nor loss  than a pink gingham dress with a  pocket in itt In all her seven years  Dorothy had never bad a pocket before;'and she begged to bo allowed  to wear tho new dress to school, thati  all the girls might sco the wonderful  pocket.  "But you can tako a holiday it  you like," said her mother, "and  stay at liome from school because it  is your birthday."  "No,. mamma," said Dorothy, f't  want to go to school speshly to-day;  and I want to cairy my patches ln  my pocket. And, oh, can't I havo a  piece of the 'sky'?"  "Ves," said her mother, smiling,  "as it is your birthday, you may  havo a pieco of tho sky."  You see, Dorothy's little school was  kept by two dear, old-fashioned ladies, who taught sewing as well as,,  other lessons. And the beginners in  the sewing class always mado patchwork.  And Dorothy was a beginner. Every  day she took four neatly cut pieces  of silk, and came home with them all  sewed together in a lovely block for,  her quilt.  Her mother cut the pieces for hen  from different colored silks, and, of  course, some wero prettier than  others. But loveliest of all was a*  yard of light blue satin which Aunt  Jennie had sent for this, very purpose.  It was sudh a fair, clear bluo, that  Dorothy called it her "sky," and  was always glad to sew a block cut  from it.  So on hcr birthday -she happily,  folded the carefully cut pieces of sky  in a bit of whito tissue-paper, and  deposited tfae parcel in her convenient new pocket. Her new thimble also went in, and one of grandma's  new  handkerchief's.  Then the (happy little maiden kissed  hcr mother and ran off to school,  which was only three blocks away.  As she went out of the gate she met  tlie grocer's man coming in.  'It's my. birthday!" sho saidi .for  she was well acquainted with hira.  "Arrah, is it?" he said. "Thin I'll  be afther givin' ye a token. Hero's  two peaches for ye. They're not  big, but they're ripe an' sweet, an'  they'll do ye no harrum."  Dorothy    thanked the good-natured  man,  and putting the peaches in her  now    pocket,    complacently    thought  how many nice friends she'seemed to .  have.  Stopping to talk to the grocer,  nearly made her late for school, but  by hurrying a little she reached there  just in time to march up-stairs in  the line.  Then came singing and other opening exercises, and at half past nine  tho sewing  class  was  called.  "It's my birthday!" she said, for  to Miss Katherine, "and I have a  lovely blue-sky block to sew."  "That's nice," said the teacher.  'Let mo see it."  Dorothy dived down into h'er pocket  but quickly pulled back her hand in  dismay. You seo, the {leaches wero  very ripe, and as Dorothy was not  in the habit of sitting very still, but  often wriggled about, and occasionally bumped against n desk or a chair  or the little girl next_to lier, thoso  peaches had just "Smashed themselves  into a jelly, and you can imagine  what the sky-blue satin bits looked ,  like'  Dorothy tried  not to cry,  but   sho  effective    use,    while not a fow    aro i  recent    times"  U<in  sh"11   I>0    Poetically withdrawn [ wfLlio������it seeking to incorporate    into  roved  of reallv|from  K8.vpt...    The native army will   (.js own ���������,������������������. ),ost results of tho work  bo  left in  possession,  and a new po*  cranky and  impossible ideas;  as,  for \Uc������ fo!C0 Wl11  bo -'Tc?.     -V, ..,*..  .  instance,    a contrivance for securing I    Th<s command     of the British  forco  the money in cash-register tills. This Jin  Egypt now held by Mntor-Gcneral  was  an 'extremely     complicated     af*  PIGEONS TN  WAR.  Th'o pigeon post is largely used by  both thc naval and militury forces  of Japan. A movable loft is attached to the headquarters. Scouts aro  furnished witli a knapsack capable of  holding tvvo birds; when they wish  to communicate with headquarters  tliey writo out tho mossngo and place  it in a tube, which is attached to the  bird's leg. Tho pigeon is then liberated and files to tho movable loft,  where its messago is read. .Those birds  fly at a velocity of over a mile a  minute.  fair, with octopus-like arms, and a  centre perforator, which was designed to pierce the till-lock. He claimed for this amazing machine that it  woulcl open any cash-register manufactured, without giving any alarm,  and extract the cash. It was patented piecemeal, but obviously,  was an utterly useless idea, and simply provided another strange curio  for the police.  A "shoplifter's boot" was also  among the inventions of this clevor  brain, and in this ho vvas moro successful, since it has often been' used  by well-known criminals. The soles  of this boot arc hollow, and are  made of rubber.' At the heel a tiny  slot opens into the solo, disclosing a  neat set of tools safely stored. The  whole does not weigh heavier than  an  ordinary  workman's  boot.  Burglar's lamps are the speciality  of one thieves' inventor, and in theso  he has practically a monopoly. He  has produced lanterns of every kind,  from a pickpockets' travelling-lamp  to a complicated lamp with complete apparatus. One novelty is thc  implement lamp. Tt is produced very  similarly to a policeman's lantern,  but the baso and side are hollow.  ���������Hero aro carried tho tools necessary  to tho shoplifter's work, and it can  be so cleverly closed that no one  would suspect that a set of robber's  implements is within, or thnt thc  lantern is any other than tho harmless  light of  the policeman.   A  lan-  J. B. Slade will be abolished, and a  minor officer will (ict as military  commandant over a British garrison  at Cairo^ For a year tliis garrison  will consist of a field butter, a mountain battery, nnd two battalions.  There will be a further reduction subsequently.  The new police force, which' Is to  be called the Egyptian Military  Mounted Police, will consist for tho  present of about 100 men, half of  whom sailed in the Dunera from  Southampton on Friday. The force  will be under ���������Mie command of Captain C. Burroughs, of the Dublin DisT  trict staff.  The withdrawal of British troops  is approved by Lord Cromer, Lord  Kitchener, and the flnarco authorities. *.,.-.  Egypt pays ������87,000 a year for the  loan of British troops, a sum which  will now be greatly reduced. It will  be remembered that Great Britain  gave a pledge to withdraw the troops  as soon as the country could' take  care of  itself.  Tho Egyptian army, which is in an  efficient state, will remain ns it is at  present constituted, with British officers in command, nnd under the orders of a British Sirdnr. Nine years  ago the army vvas 12,000 strong. Today,  it numbers over 18,000 men.  Loader , of Baltic Fleet  Once a Favorite in London.  Tho lawyer or tho doctor  is    sup-      _,,.,.       _ .,        _    .  posod  to  oe  well  road  in  the  litera,     V^** ft*���������    ,ag������' -S������7  tb������    rans  ture of his profession.   There is    no ^oss,f'   ?dl :.,ra,f Pojestvonsky     vvas  reason  why  the  farmer  should     not >Naval  Attache  of thc: Russian     Em- .*_,-,,,-"*,  scok to bo as woll road along tho bnssy in -London By h.3 manly was naturally a tidy little girl, and  liiio_of_his_vvork.__. His .reading pos-��������� gracos- a*31*1 _cspecially_his waltzing, the stained, sticky blocks ond peach-  "sibilities are" now very large. "This.110 turned the heads of all the maris as it should bo. No other occu- innj-eablc girls of the English aristo-  pation brings one in closo touch' cracy. Whenever he led the cotillion  with so many of tho profoundost his hostess was simply transported  facts of lifo. No man can hopo to'with joy. At an evening party not so  apprehend these, or to bo successful I long ago. a noblo dame, who liad  even  in     ono    branch  of agriculture, been a  latly-in-vvniting  to  Queen   Vio  toi'in,  wns heard  to  murmur  tho admiral's name,     which she pronounced  with perfect and even melodious ease.  "Ah!"  said    she    with    a sigh,     "I  wanted   to   marry  him!"     And   then,  ndds the sympathetic chronicler, "she  fanned     herself     with     an   agitation  which  revealed    tlio    sincere  emotion  less  successful   in  his  work.      Farm-  If  tho good die young,  what's   thoj'"������ is a matter of tho bruin as well  matter.wilh the parson, who lives tolas of tho hand,  a ripe old age?  of others  Progress in agriculture is not so  much the result of what a few men  of genius have dono as it is lho result of tho patient work of thousands of toilers,  who have given   to  it the skill of tlieir hands 'and tlio'excited by this memory of her youth  best thought of their minds. The!Perhaps the sincere emotion with  farmor of to-day can bo all that which she now pronounces his namo  these thousands of his follow work- js Qf a different character,  ers have helped to liuikn him, But  it is only tlirough the reading and  the study of the literature of his occupation tliat he can realize those  possibilities.  But do we go far enough when wo  advise _. farmers to read simply as  farmers? Is not the man more  than tho farmer? Certain it, is that  a man is always 'inure than his  work. No mail should make farming  tho end of life but should; rather  make it''minister' to life. ' Tlio growing of the longest crops and the  breeding of the best animals is not  so important as tho development of  himsolf in character and manhood.  Not all of a farmer's reading should  be of an agricultural nature, but  some of it should be of such a kind  as to develop himself as a man, to  Increase his general knowledge, to  broaden his view of life, uird to give  him wider sympathies.  "Ho was born a man and died a  grocer," was said of one. .Something  of tho kind might be said of somo  farmers. Tho farmer who gives some  attention to hi.s own mental improvement will be moro rather   than  THE BEST CONUNDRirSIS.  Why is the letter A tho best remedy  for a deaf woman? Because it makes  lior hear.  Why is bread like the sun? Because  when it rises it is light.  Which was the largost Island before  Australia  was  discovered?   Australia.  What trade should be recommended  to a short person? Grocer (grow sir).  When is money wet? When it is  duo (dew) in Mio morning and missed  ���������{mist)  in the evening.  What reptile is always welcome in  a schoolroom?    A good adder.  When doos a mnn belong to the vegetable kingdom? When long experience h'as made lijm sage.  ������������������ ��������� :   WOKS10  THAiV  THE   WEATHER.  She���������"Oh,   Mr.   Boroham,   h'ow    do  you do?    1 was talking to Mrs. Nox-  dore just   now,   and  I  couldn't    help  thinking of you."  He���������"And was sho discussing me?"  She���������"Sol  exactly.     Sh'o was commenting  on     the  weather,   and     just  Tho more ho trains nsked mo if I could imngino anything  Vis mind  to think the bettor he will  more1,  tiresome and  disagreeable."  filled pocket just seemed "as if they  wero going to spoil her whole birthday.  Hut Miss Katherine snid kindly,  "Oh, wliat a sad accident! But novor  mind, deary,- you can be excused from  sewing  to-day."  "I don't mind so much aboxt the  block," said Doroehy, still bravely  fighting back her tears, "but my new  pocket  is  so���������so  horrid1"  Then what do you think Miss Katherine did? She just took her scissors*  and ripped out that little pocket, and  took it. awny into another room. And  she throw away: the soft peaches, and  washed and ironed the pocket and tho  handkerchief, and rcscuod th'o littlo  silver thimble, and then she sewed  the pocket in Dorothy's frock again,  and the sun shone onco moro. But  Dorothy learaod a lesson never to put  peaches and patches in tho samo  pocket.  TOMMY'S LESSON.  I thought when a: boy was old  enough to have a slate and book and  go to school lie was big enough to'  tako caro of himself and go the w_y  tliat ho wanted to; so I did not go  straight down the road, as my mother told me. but I climbed the fence  to go across th'e field. By and by  something said, "Bow-wow-wow I",  and there was a big dog running  right at me. Didn't I run? That  dog almost caught me beforo I got  to tho fence, and I tumbled over, and  scratched my arm, and broke my  slate, and tore my clothes; so I had  to go home to mamma.  Sho said: "Ah, Tommy, boy, people  never get too old to go in ttio right  wny instcad of the wrong one. Tho  straight path ls the safe path*. Remember that."  And that Is all tho lesson I learned  In my first day at school, 'cause I  didn't go.  fc  6*  i g*. They arc the product of money, brains ancl  experience���������sub-  tr staii'tinl Pianos for people who liny, Imt one instritiiient in ix  ������^ life time.    They look .well,  sound  well'nnd   wear well.    Yet  -.iS with till their goodness they nre sold at a  reasonable price on  Eif. easy terms.    A card with your name and address will  bring  El! you our illustrated catalogue and an explanation   of our easy  SJ. time system of payments, of which you mny avail yourself, no &  tf   matter where you live.  MASON   **&    RISCH    PIANO   CO.,   LTD.   g  3- KING STREET WEST, TORONTO,-ON   . \  ���������J. Macieod, Agent, Second Street.  -���������*r___g-*___ar^^i_-,..i __��������������� ������ .iM^etm^^j-nrt^-rrTnTrTn^  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published every Tlmrsday. Subscription S2  per year.   Advertising rates on a-Ji-Iicatinn.  Changes of advertisements lnust be in befoie  noon on Wednesday to iiis-ire insertion.  Job Printing in all its brandies pro'ni'iU)' and  neatly executed.  TriuusDAV, Feu. 2, 1903.  NOTE _iIYD COMMENT.  eminent.    The editoi'  of   that' p'.iper  must tliink that the people of this cily  are blooming  idiots,   or   he certainly  would not 1111 hi.s columns with all the  rnbhisli  he does aliout  the   McBride  government pursuing everything sC-en  and.unseen and taxing it to death.  Let liim lull ns how lunch better o(l"  we would be if  we  weie  to  turn  tlie  McBride government out and   put   a  Liberal goveiniiienl in its place.     Let  him (ell us of a siimle instance   in   tl'.e  ��������� **  Piemier McBridowas holly iilliici-cd   history of   C.inada   where   a  Lilieral  j*over;iiiienl, eitlier   local   or   federal,  lias ieduced the luxation  or reduced  by Senator TeiLiplcinan and-the Grit  newspapers throughout the Province,  for taking part in the Dominion e!eo-j tliu expenditure from Ihat of their  tions. Premier Lrnirier took part in I Coii-.ervalivc piodecessors. Ue cniinot  the Ontario elections and appeared I nainea single iiisl.-uico of th***. Tho  upon the platforin with Air. Ko-ss unci j h'.sioi y of Canada does not nIToicl ore  spoke on his behalf niul solicited llio! iu-Jlanc-c of it���������not. one.  support of the electors,  for  the  Ross  government in Ontario.'W,Ui tlievesu't  that the Ho.-s govern incut was defeated '3 to ]. but to dale neither  Senator Teinpk'inan nur the Grit  papers, including we might mention,  our esteemed tlie Kooten.iv Alai!. have  called Sir Wilfied to task. Cons-i.-t-  encv. etc!  "When Johnnic-s all over the province are rushing into the pic-,5 u> give  their little wiy as lo liow h.ul legi-ila-  tion is killing the n ining indu.-ti y:  and wlien sliort-sighled Liberal p.ipi'i-  are declaring that British Colmnbai :.*���������  being strangled to deaiii by iaxition.  itis no wonder outsiders ihink so  hardly of the e-ountiy. I'oi-lim*- if  the province aie dull, as for in.-L.iiue  the Slocan. but Iiiitl--.li C'o!iii-il:i.i i������  far fiom being dead. The miuei.U  output last year was fully ten per cc-nt  larger than in IS'Oo. and dividend--  were more imiiiPto'i-. The piomi.-i-  ���������for"l������.Vis loiFlieiteF'tliiiipS-" than- in r^rTomTiir  1901.    "Whnt a happy  thing  \i  vvouhl; ,*,.lt t}it. j  Ou the coi -  trary. there bus never lieen a Liber,* I  jioveviimi'iit iii-tl><* 1").-minion orlll'ill V  pi-oviiice of tlie Doniiiiion. thai liiiS  not increased the taxation and increased llic expenditure over those cf  tlieir Coii**ei'vali\o predoi'es-jois. Liberal organs anil Liberal politician**, aie  ever ready to rail against taxation and  extravagance when their party is in  opposition: but they sing a dilferent  song when they get a chance to do tbe  taxing and expending. "We all know-  how Hir Bichiird C'.irtrighl used to  pound bis desk aiici go on about tbe  av, fui extravagance of the Conseivn-  tive gov������-i nineiit in spending the sum  of St-fS.D'ja.OOO yea:ly. and every C'H'  iiicmhjr nf parliament and every Giit  new-spapei. from tlie Atlantic to the  P.i-.'Hic. i'lilorsiHl what be s.iid. Z*Tow  tiie L.iuiier goveinnient L- yearly  spending nen rly double that amount,  and ���������iie**.*1 same politicians and nevv**-  paper-f .-.ie siipporling and defending  in thei:* own p.it ly what they *-o vignr-  ou*=!y ffi.dtini'.iil in the oilier one.  T.oi-anl"i"u=".icit to" Know"  er  govern incut has   no  Ik* if U-girdation could only i-u.iii-li* a   ,,.],  few of the cioaking .lobnii''-.���������s!..-c.in I ���������,,���������.,.(j..  Drill.  w:-y i.i' gi*Hing the money it  i-::.-i pt by taxing the people. If  we ex.rui -.e tin* lii-toi y eif the various  Libera' governments of ibe provinces  of C-ui.-i.l.i we wiil find the same thing  thev ail shntv  a   record   of   increased  Byron N. White*, of lhe Slocan Star  mine. Sandon, told the a.-.**:e--sii*enl act  commission, at Victoria, that be- con-! taxation, iuci eased expenditiue. and,  sidered the two pc-r cent tux ' on th>*; in neai Iy every ir.sraiice of increased  ���������I the mines as* a fair  ar.d   l'u-t ' debt.     Vet in the face of such a record  he past, the people of this province  have nothing to gain, either in the  way of lessened taxation or diminished  expenditure, in turning tlie AlcBride  government out and putting a Libera!  government in its place. On the -contrary, they have much to lose by so  doing, for unless such a government  should prove an exception to all other  Liberal gov*.v*iu,- n's that ever have  existed in C'ana.l i A.i-.ve coiifederation,  such a ch.'Utgv \\<'*,*'��������� I iv.-u't in a greal  iiiereasi*  in  the  l*  THE CHINESE DUDE  i.'Xiiemili HI e.  C3.-i.sied ni ������ l'tirvene ami Scor-ioil Accord*  V   ingly-Jlo llxs Very X'anuy llal>ll������.  First of all. to a. dude a Chinaman  of pretensions must boast of an aa-  ccstry.  "With a lineage of merely Ave hundred yeai'3 or so he would be classed  as a parvenu and:scorned accordingly.  To have any social prestige a family  must dato bade ono, tvvo or throa  thousand years. Money may ho of service and influence in some ways. It  , may evon buy ofllce. Dut it plays.no  on and in the ! part ln the Chinaman's social condition. It entitles him to no social consideration whatever.  change  does lake place, lie it earlier   or  later, i     *j*0 **,0 a society man in China C03-  it vvill he found tluitthissanie. Victoria; tiinio ls all Important.    But it    must  .,,,., ,,,,,' he inherited.   Rare fiirs, embroideries,  organ will be just us icany  to defend   0ri8ntal st0nes, especially fine bits oi  that    increase    of   taxation -and   of   jado or rare tint, ara handed    down,  just as family plate is in England, to  expenditure as it now is in comletnn-  iugtlie present lnoilciateand necessary  taxation of the AlcBride government.  What a blooming farce the whole  business is, any bow ! And what low-  down tiling*! the average party .newspaper vvill do, in this enlightened age  of-this" glorious twentieth century!  Won't it *-*  JUSTICE.  S_-  outpui oi  law; and this week   he  rciu-i.-li-d  Ibe  statement in Nelson,   staling  that so  far as hi* company wa.s  concerned  be'  had no objection to make to  the   laws  of the province.  Liberals and Taxation.  Tlie following letter appealed in a  recent issue of the A'ictoriu Colonist.  "We publish it today for the sole  benefit of the Editor of tbe Mail.  10 tbe Editor ol the Colonist:  Sir���������It is enough to make one tired  to read the stuff ihat appears in ilie  Grit organ of this city about the AlcBride government,. Its latest diatribe  is in regard to tlie taxation imposed by  that government, and from tlie stuff  that is appearing in Ihat paper on tln.it  subject, one would lie ready to infer  that if we only had a Grit government  in power in tliis province, all  taxation  we find a Liberal newspaper throwing  mud at tiie AlcBride* government be-  c.'iiibC it is trying to collect: enough  revenue to pay tho interest, on the  eiioriiiou.-: debt of I lie; piovince, and  provide for tiie various public services.  That government, unlike Liberal  goveriiiiic-iiiH, has reduced the e.'-pond-  ituie lo Lhe lowest possible figures  consistent with tlie efficiency of the  public service'.**', and-.ifter doing tliis  it finds a certain revenue necessary.  How shall it. be raised ? ff it is not  done in one way. it must be in another.  What slmuld be taxed ?  The Ale-Iiiidc government is the best  one British Columbia, has bad for  many a long clay, lis l.afk at the outset was no easy one, but. it lias thus  far bravely and manfully met every  difficulty, ancl if the people of this  province; nre: wise Ihey vvill see to it  that it is sustained against the combined assaults of the Ottawa Grits,  the Grand Trunk Pacific combination,  ancl the local Grit organs.     For if we  ���������would cease,  as   Iiltle   or  no   money  ���������"jvc-tild be needed for piirptii-.es of gov-1 cun judge anything of the future by ' 20,  And Loses' ioioco Men in Attempting to Drive Enemy  Back���������Heavy Fighting Has  Ceased���������Japs Hold Positions.  Tokio, Jan. ,10.���������The casualties during tlie lighting at Gheiicbaelipao anil  Heikoutai, are estimated at live thousand on the side of the ,l.i[)anese and  IU.iSuO on tbe llussian side.  Gen. Ivmoki'.s Headquarters, .Inn.  2!).��������� The Itusaiim attempt to turn tbe  Japanese left has lesulteil in a complete failure. The Uuisians chose tbe  woi si weather of the season, depending upon llieir familiarity wilh ,i  snowy counliy lo aid Lhem in Iheir  operations.  Their artillery attacks on the .Tap-  aneoe peinianent line were, it is now  thought, a, doniiiiistiMlii'ii lo prevent  the withdrawal of foi ees lor the  purpose of reinforcing tlie Japanese  MX. jUI yesterday -���������il'l.oinoon and.  into tbe night an artillery duel vvas  waged across lhe Shakhe /iver.  Tliere wai* much heavy lifle firing  from positions wlieie entrenchments  are close. It lias been quiet to-day  except on the left. The weather is  much milder.    ,  Tuicio, .Jan. HO.���������Telcatiaphieadvicts  received here to-day fiom Japanese  Alaiicbuiian headquarters, s.iy= :  '��������� Our detachment*! occupied Liti.iMo  Saliirdnv and wa.s twice counter attacked by a siqciior force of the  enemy la^t night. Wu eutiieiy lc--  pulsed tiie enemy.  ������������������Our other detachment ;.t dawn  Sunday attacked the enemy ia the  neighboi hood of Keits-.-iihof/.u. about  two miles north of Jl.iikouiai. aud  occupied iiu po.-'tion. 'lhe enemy  fiercely conle-i'd our foice. which  a*,-* died Ilaikoutai but vvas i������-pu'..-ed  entirely. tliu- fnici* imw occupies the  neighhoih-jod of Heikoutai.  ������������������ The enemy in tiie direction cf  LitiLiako and Heikoutai ha.-; enliicivic-! re-ated to the right bank of the  Hun river. Our foice is now pursuing  then*.   ������������������ iii the direction of (."ncnc-Licpao  and Lil'iipenl.m the em my in.ide  several attacks but wi-:<- ivpul'-i-d.  Tin: enemy attacking tlics" pnin'.*.  belonged to llu- ei-jbtii and ti-rilh  corps'.  ���������' I'n tbe direction of [.Heikoutai tlie  enemy is comprised of lhe lirst and  mixed corps of infantry, together  with a c ivairy divUion under General  Alistclionko.  " Wo captured Ml office*is and .men.  '��������� The casualties on both sides are  under investigation."  Torero, Jan, 28.��������� The long inactivity  of the Sbakhe river vvas hiokeui J.-in-  iiary 2.1, when General Kuropatkin  advanced a full eotps from the vicinity of Shnngstii. Field Afaishall  Oynniii iinnicdiately as.-iiimed the  aggiessive and engagements occurfod  at Chi'iiobiehpao and Heikraitai.  Oyiuna. ropoi-ts that be I'lufcinted the  Hussians at Oliencliiuiipiio. The engagement at Ileikonliii was progressing when the 'Field iUarsdiall reported.  The official telegram doe.*** riot rlinclose* the object !of the Russians and  docs not give the progress of a general engagement. Oyama's report is  as follows:  "The enemy on Ibe right of Ibe  Hun river, begun activities- .Iniiiiai y 2"i.  Over one corps ailvanci'.d rrom the  district soutb of Cheng Tsu toward  Heikoutai and Cbciicbielipao. Our  army assumed tlie aggressive on tin1.  20l.li. Wi: repulsed tbe enemy ut  Clieiichichpii'i. The liussiuiis reliied  fo l-i.-iitiikou. A nol her detachment  has been engaging a division of the  Iliissians at Heikoutui since Jiiiiuary  add lustre to a great name.  On social occasions of great moment the Chinese dude arrays himseli  la the costume of his ancestors, in embroidered robes, in the richest furs,  sable and silver fox, and dons the invariable sign of grandeur���������a jade rins  Itself is about one inch wide and is  ���������erorn on the thumb. '  The condition of the nails denotes  rank, prestige, power. The dude allows his to grow about one inch and a  half long, sometimes two inches.  They often curl over like the talona  of a bird, showing that tho "high  born" Is quite above tlie pale of man*  ual labor. .'...  These things���������the-' claw-liko nails,  the'light green jade ring, the gorgeouu  embroideries several generations old,  the rich furs--assert his social rank,  just as the number of outriders indicate his official position.  If not too exalted in ranli the Chin-  cno man of fashion goes to the playhouse for-his chief recreation. 1������ too  higli up in the social scale for such a  Journey, the players come to him and  Ue enjoys the theatre at homo.  Unwritten, law requires that tho  glass of fashion and the mould ol  forin (In Chinal must be an expert  ���������with bow and arrow, an accomplished  horsemen and a proficient gambler.  No gambling, no dude; noblesse oblige.  Gambling enters into every transaction of the man's life. In a restaurant, for instance, some game of chance  i3 played with the cashier, to S03  whether the price of the dinner is to  be twice the sum charged or whethej  the patron is to have it free.  With the jade ring on his thumb, in  Eilken robes, with embroideries that  pleased his great-great-grandfather,  preceded and followed by a retinuo of  servants, the Chinese dude goes out  for a fashionable promenade, alway������  with a little twig in his hand.  Upon this twig perches a little  irown bird, which ������very now nad then  iio toDooB .up .in the air, sometimes_ as  high as twenty -1eeC The bird circles above him, swops down suddenly  jnd pecks a seed from, his lips. Then  it flutters back to its perch for repose,  twittering and content  In spite o������ thi3 external grandeur  and gorgeous display, the Chinese  man of fashion knows nothing whatever of cleanliness, hygiene, personal  decency, as understood by the "red-  haired devils of the West." Picturesque and interesting as a part of a  pageant, a closer view of the* dude in  China reveals a man that" in social and  domestic life, is indeed a yellow teiy  sor. i  HOW AHD MARTIN,  Late Secretary of the United    States  Legation in Pekin.  KING'S   COLLEGE  SCHOOL  At/pealm to mtmU ^*ho d^lrti tiielr tum* to have home can  and eornforta while recclvinc a superior  INTELLECTUAL, MORAL AHD PHYSICAL TRAINING.  It Iiu met -with Tem.iricatlb siicccm ln  COMPETITIVE   EXAMINATIONS   AND   ATHLETICS,  and tt tan the confidence and jatronrura of many of th* beat  famUl-*-*.   IWip'n* S^pt. 6th.   Eefftrem.'-H: Tlio I/mi Bishop of  ye-** WertinlnJter;  The Kat. Dr. PenintiUh, Archdeacon of  REV. C. J. BRENT0N, M-A., Head Master,  ITS BC&2A&D ST.t VAKCODVXB, B. C, "*  XOTICK.  Voi!-><* i������ I'C-rl,-  ���������H"ii that  thirtv tiny*nftor  .1.,,..   I   i,i-i ml    ),.   ������? r.ly   ll, Ih-' ChU'f C'ftjninK-  *ii-'-H'r ''f I.ktI- and ''Vork1* for it *-f,e**-iii 1 lii-''n**i.-  I" no si-ri ,'iirrv HV.11V limber from thii follow*  il)���������' '!' -r rili.'I Im,']- hi the . Illoo"t -Iwtrli't:  1 c'',7iiiiH*ni*'ii;' n: u pn������t iiifljl*, il *'.J. I', .''fc:*  fitA.A.ri. l:'i riAilii ui'.t rorn'T i,m.i,"hh'1 I'ltiut-  ,*il i.ii th" i''s: hnr.lc of l'l������i"*r Ail.nn*- ri-.-**r  nl, 'il l".,i riilli*^ U*li'W rl. fiiv'-'H llml>'*r I'liilin.  ilirm-u north i-ui-Iiilii.-, Hu-no- '*n-t Hi cliuins  th- .)<!< -"ith ���������*.(. >_Iim * :is. th'.'li'.*'.' wcil 1-0 ctinms  io lite *,iftce of fcinuii'-'ncenient.  '2. I'onirni-.nehiv: at n poft iniirJc.'-l "J. f. Mc:-  r;ol'lrl������?lc'*'-"-'iiih v.-t.-i vomer (.OHr," nrul plunt-  tt'.itb-iiii four en-'it r..ilf mil'** U:li>\\- H cinvcS.  Uwiti'T i:1hI*ii, th'.'!u*'! north t-n I'huln*', tlu-rire  cii-'t -0 i.'lihln*-, th'.'Mc.* KOnth ^i i;hiiiriK, thfni*e  \vf.-i hi ,.hnlns to il.'.* j,lnt:e oi coniiiii.'nctmt'iil.  Intel thl-i'ijtli cliiy of Octol-er, 156*1.  L������GAL  rOHN JIAKSlNti SCOTT,  Hnrrister, Solicitor, F.tc.  First Strcct-  li-.vclstol'e, 11. 0.  JJARVEV, St'CAUTKH * I'l.N'K I1A.M  linrrlslcrs, .Solii'itors. Kt*1.  Solicitors Corlmi'C.'i'iHl Uank of f'i'.ni'.dn,  Coinpiiny fund.s to lomi nt s i-i-r t'-'iit.  I'iit!,T;STHE|.:T, Ucvclstol:*-* ll. t.'.  sucni s. <:.\vi.i*:v  r.n.iTlHli*r  ui'l S.-iliciti'i*.  OKl'-lfK-CiiriH'r I'il'.-.t. Stivl Mini lloylu  Avi'lmc,  Itcviilrttolcc,   li.  1'.  SOCIKTIKS.  LOYAL OKANGK "LODGH: No. 105S.  T'CL'iilnr incclIiiRS nre hold. In the  Oil'lfellows Hull  on   lhe Thlnl I'ti-  _-*-i-������    dm* of eneh month, ut S p in. sloii|i.  r-S^S    Yisitinir hrethren coiiliiillv invileil  %Atiii ,i. a. Ai;iii*:yoN, vi. m  K. J. TA_������EUT, P.ce.-See.  KOOTEKAY. Si'Al!, P.. U. 1'*.  Moi-ls on  First Tuesday ol every 'moulh, in  r. O. O. V. Hull.  ���������i. ACHESON. W.  Piit. J. TACil'iEl'T, KEO.  Cold Bssiso Lodge, It. of   P.,  iio. 20, Beveistolce, ii. G.  *iS*EET3 KVERY WEIIXK5DAY  ltl mi Oclillellows' Hull lil S  o'clock Vi-itinji" Kiilj_li ts, nro  conlinliy invited.  j. ij. scott , a c.  STE'VA''T MkDOXAI.II, K. of IS. J: S'.  II. A. JSItOWX, M. of F.  Camp Mountain View, C. IV. 0. W.  Meels in Selkirk Hull every Second nnd  I'ourth Frldnvof eui'll moulh nt'S p. nl. .Visdt-  iuy Ohopporu eordiully invited to uttend.  V. II. HOUIIX1C, Con. Com.  11. Vi. EDWAKU3, Clerk.  Dk.  Morrison  DKXTIST  Ollice Over Mews' Diur Store, Mnckenzie Ave.  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  ANIMALS  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE,  B. C  EVSOSCROP   BROS.  Plumbinfr, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,  Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valve's and Fittings. -,������.'.-  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C  _-*k���������  <*���������  I������1*���������  IS**-  (5*-  ������3���������  tiS>"  ������rii*������-  <���������������--  f^-  _***���������  &>���������  &���������������  t������2���������  ciV-**-  ���������."A���������  CijB-  ���������fii-r-  Gi~  *(>������*���������  <]&���������  cat���������  <r>-  ���������_M r r f r 11 m i M n i 111 n f r r r r r i n f r r r r r r. r r f  niBre*-*-������*-**���������*! /r\         P.'s^sEr-^tj.BOTa  it    t,   ^Sri ffi        tA-A" hi1*' $^   'A  ikj*3 irs* r;--*s-i . Y> .<? _rr*   jj   a *n*_,       pt=-i T_ /? pm ������g^_  -<������  T'i vvt'.-iv !.:<>!nl }:;l.*i*.si*s.     To (Iiopo who Iitivo to woik  ���������iiiiii  l'i������������������ *1 ' lli.-il.-'Yliuir   cyi-s   .-no* eiiiitiininlly    .-u;liiiii?  from thm ������������������.���������iiiki' .siioulil Wc.-ir ,-i ptur.      This troiililo is  I h;V- th*.* iiiiijoi iiy ol* *>'*opli: tin  nut kiiuvv  tluit tho  vi"lu ���������'!.*i.���������������������������������������������-���������������������������-. will j;ivc' thai nccili'il vest.  \\'*K  Vi I I.I. RXAaIINK   YOL'U   liYKS  FRETS   OF  t'i IA I Jti J-'. ;i iii! if vnn l',c*l I inn.  you tiro  jn.slilli.'il  in      ^  '\r*'i*i'i���������   .^!.i.'*.''!*s ut- inn lit von.     A large* i|iinnlity   ���������5S  .*ii*.v.:;,-.s ill i-lnck. ~<������  a_ ii\aia  A*'5iaKt!=i*4*-s!-3.L*3 ftfiQ OPTICIAN  mWT SUrFEH'  flay. LONGER  Save Ysus*.  ~ EYES . "���������'���������'."  S   J. GUY BARBER.  JeweSEer, Optician  REAL ESTATE ACnflTS.  AGENTS FOR f C*PR-  CCKVEYAKCItiG NOTARIES PUBLIC  &  Townsite Mara Townsite  Gerrard Townsite.  ' ��������� e-r~^-r���������e- ���������.-^-.t-. f I'ire ancl   Life   Insurance   Companies  AGEiNIS 1'OR*;  *  J only Reliable Ones.  \     AGENTS FOR���������Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation  COAL MERCHANT���������Comox.     C.  P.  R.  Hard Coal  First Strset,    -    Op. Kiacdonaicl & Mcnteith's  -;.....j.....j.1,.,.11.���������������������������.,! ,,-. .njjj������,lM.'jA..<lj'''^L'i'i--wi***ii^mn*������ra*jiiiB.'***'fti,iiiiiiifPll',liii,T  m  'S  & let-all Meat -Merchant.  XOTICK is hereby jxi\en. in ncconlance willi  the StituLuh, that. Provincial Huvumiu Tax ami  all hssc-iCiI taxu.s :u\il inenne tax, u^ses-seil ami  levied imdtJi tliu "Assossmunt Act, ll)0:i" for lho  liu\eKtnkc A>s(i-������<inofit- I)Wvici, aro due and  payable for the \ear 1005, at iny olnce, situate at  the Court llot^e, KeveKtnkc. 'Jiii-* nut ice, in  tonus vf law, ii or{iiivilent tn a- ])ers(>iini ileiiiaml  by me upon all peisons liable for taxes.  Dated at Ue veldt uke, JJ. C, tills* 3rd day uf  .rauuarv, 1!)(K>.  ITJSD KKASKR.  Assessor and Collector.  UcrcIisLuku'AihUSHincul Uifatrict.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  J. J-. MrOOLOKICK.  XOTXGK.  .Vot'.".' iifc'-rcl'vcvn tli:*.t m il:;\-ri afti r il.-iti; I  iptrnil l-mjipiy l������<tl:������ J|.ill'.*r:il.I<-'I In- '. l,ii-f Coin*  :ni'?"''-'ii**ri,f I itTi'I- .-//.'I Works for iRTmiaifi'-ii to  r>iir!':u"; iin- f"II,,*.( :!,-2 tI(.iCril������(l lamls in tlie  District of ttVrt Koot-naj*.  Oimriirei-ins M it I"-, planteil on lll'i Koutll  .shoi"? of tiiO Sfinh-K::.--: Arm of l';ijit:r Arrow* tjiln:  in Hiin'! Hit v At ml iintV.'A -I.i. S. llcfaruir'-inurtli-  fiiii. rornrr p,ol." tli'.i;"e -:oi?,t!i 2i'i clii-ilirt, tli'.-ii'*:  wi-*:,(,) ,.hn in.i. tJioo"'* north '2A r};:tiii-> .'iior.i or ti-.y.A  to lit..* ,i?','.lilt **hor" of li.*/ .S*orI,li-I*:;mt .-ir-nof t'{ij,"r  Arr'i'rt* 1.-I.1.-I*, itti'.ni-t' f*.-",t -l'i rluiiiH to tlic* point of  coT-imcm-fiuent, --?onr.!,..riiin^ei; 'A'-ren i_oru or I-i.tji.  Dittcl tliis 30Ui f/c.-inl-tr, i;.i>l.  rt. 8. ,\fc(;,\JtTKK.  Iii the mnttcr of OI^AF II. HAKSJiN', decoftsed,  and  fn the mutter of tlie "Ofllcial Adininiilrntor's  Aft."  NO'ITCJ*: TS HEREBY GIYl'X that lij- order  of Ills Honor Andrew Lcniny, County JuiIkc  cluieil Hie_l2rlr diy_"i"Octobur.-l!i0lr"GeorKU  y-nitli .MiCnrtiir, Olliriftl Adininistnllor for  tluit purt of I'ootenuy fjoiinty comprised wilh-  f ti ihu ltevelstoke Ulci-ioml District, lum been  Krim'ed letter*, of iicliiiliiislriulon, lo ndmin-  Isier iill nnd singular the estate of Olftf I).  Hansen, deceasod, iutestute.  And furtlier tnko notice thai nil claims upon  the saifl estate must he scut into the said  Administrator, nt his Ollice Imperial 'lank  Blank, Revelstoke, B. C, within DO days from  thi-flnte liererif, after wliieli time all iiroceeds  ������lll be distributed among the parties lawfully  thereunto entitled.  GEO RUE SMITH McCAKTJSR,  Olllelnl Administrator.  'Dated Hie lOtli day of October, 1001  .E  Fish*and GSama in Season.  ���������it Street,   -   Bevelstoke? B. C.  n**!icr&xXKa^--x=tt*mi?.-ir-?rrnw^.-*iia-i*r.,  r.m.t.rrmes*/irn*iM&x.  ^.w^.-r7.^rr^t1nrrnt  REOPENED  REMODELED  Two Dgqe-q   AGi'Ah of thc Kcw  imperial   Bank  Picnii.*>cs   formerly occupied by Union Restaurant,   -  \rs. WWcKitrick, Manageress.  Open at all  hours.    -  Meal Tickets Issued.  ^.������������������������������������������**iU*������MJ*OT-**-g.*J.ll^^  Sliort Orders taMcfully served.  Rates Moderate.  '- ry iyr,> .if.*-* Ki*. tr '  Xutiv: i-i fiercl,-,--{i-.-f-n thftf thirty fh\y< utter  *Ialo wc Int"ml to rpply if "i" MoiiomM������ th-*  Ohl!.'f <U}niml<-U't\i.r ot Liin'If* tiri'J \Vork������ (or  *fr-ciih'������ tn r-iit fin-i .-jtrry' uwnjr tlmh-tr from Mi':  f llnwinir fl'-ricrHiffl luii'ls:--  (���������cninn:n'.'itir t������t n jio--i i-huit������'/l on the norlli  hoim'hirv of Krcl [.:<)IiIiim<mi l.inrilj"r Com-  panv's liinlL ������ir. .V"l,r.|>nK������'H h. w. ktiht on Miff  crci'].. ii. (,��������� iinn t'j,(-,f-r Arrow I nUv. ; (h.Mt f  west *S0 cluiiiis; Mirnf.: north flu f'lKih:s; tli-irifrc  cii^t bt> ehnin** j ilnriicii .south ho cliiitiis t" poinl*  Of (:uiiii.iOiH*<:iii������.'n!,  KMi-n.'i-: LiiMnKi: company.  Notico Ik hfr.'l.*, .;:von thnt tliirty iJnyK nftor  dulo wc intcM'l '>'. cpoIv lo thn Hoiioi'nlilo tho  Oil������sf < on.mi^-|..(i.-c of" Lnivla ������n-l WnrkM. f(������r  lIct'M*^^ lo .-nt Mini - *.rry ixw.iy timber from tint  following duM-t!!.-.| 1 nit'I.i:--  (.(iniiii'Miriiur mi i. j-oxl pl'intt������il ������t lho north  west. coriH'i* *>f l-'M-l HohlnstJii's Crown Omni  Kilnatuil on Hi^t ci'-rk, n e. nnn Upper Arrow  Lake: ihewi.- homj I. SO -.iluihis; Ihence wuki W  ehains; thence ii'iith 8U chnins; liienee uhhI  bu (Julius tu point oi eominuiieeineiit.  KAH'IKB LUMDEK COMPANY,  xotjce. .;     \ .  Xotice iHhereliy K'v(;������ that JIO iluys after ilnto T  iiiteii'l to niakir upplh-utioii In the Cliir.f Conmtis-  nvmor of J^imlrt jiml V.'orkH fnr ;l wjiecinl lteencft  to nut :in-l r.'tiry -iway timlier from the following  dii.seriiMi������I lati'lH Mitualud in Ullooet OistrlcL;   \  1. ��������� Oiiiimeneiu/i at a poM- marked "Heo. A.  f,aniiii';rrf' wiiith east enrin-r noHt" ami planted at  a point, on tlie went "brink of Turn Turn Lake abniit  r.n*' mile above head of L'pper Adfinm river, thenee  north W ehfiinn, tlteiu'o werffc Ho eliainti, thence  fouth So chatnH, thenee eajitBo cliaiim to the place  of comiiienemnent.    Located nth January, lllofi.  2. (JoritmemriiiK &l> " pout marked "Geo. A.  Ijxmuii'rn north went enrm-r powt" and planted lit  a point m.ar month *.\ Dnd^euii Crfii-k and near  H. Cave'������ ho������I h went corner po������l- on Lhe east brink  of Adnim*) river, thenee eat-.t Ho chaim-, theuce  Mfiittli Hf> elialUM, tlieniio wt-ni, Hv chaiim, Ihence  north Hi. chnln.t to tin; place of eouiiiHineemtnt-  Located loUi.fanunry, JOnr..  lihxtdi* thin UAU day of January, U),*r,.  OK0. a. i.ammkus.  NOTION.  Xolife in hereby ^ivijii that the underpinned  lutv������- submitted to tlio J-i*.*ntr>nant-(inveninr-hi-  (Jouin-il a propn*-4-iI under the nrovisdnn.-f of Iht!  Itiver.-* find -Stn-iuiia Act for tlic clearing and  removiiiK of oIwtnietittiiH from Half Wny Cre*-!:.  \V*t>st Koolfimiv, frmu a point/ t;'������ inih.-.'* from its  month tn the point when? it. emptit-s into ITppcr  Arrow Lnke, nnd for makin;* tlm t������amn tit for rnft-  iti^r nml drivinj* thereon In^H. timber, lumber, rafts  nnd ernftsand for erecting nml innintntiling booms  for hnblintf, soiling end delivering In-,*;-- and timbir  brought, down said rtverandfor attjieliin-x booms  t.fi the alinrea of .said river and said lake for caul  puriiosoy.  The land* tn be nfi'ected hy said work are vacant  Citiwn lniiiUand I.ut 11.1(1, tiroup One. Kootenay  Dffil.rfet-.  The rate nf tolls proposed to be charged are  such ns mny be Usod by the Judge of the County  Court of Kootenay.  AIlttOM*IIISADLITMBKRCOMPANY, Limited.  Dated November 10th, 1904.  & GOT.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME   BEEF.     PORK.   MLTT0N     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  r^frflyn  Clothing- that is good for winter.  There.is not  much   space   left  in  our  Order.'-Book,    but   just   -enough    for.  particular pe'eplc who want the BEST  >,���������_'; -We guarantee minute accuracy in  mauufaclurc, po.st graduate tailors of  unquestioned skill, masterly designers  of unexampled creative ability-���������all of  these conspire to produce.  Crcssman's Ordered Clothing���������  and iti themselves form a Society for  the prevention of cruelty to Woolens.  It is logical to turn for relief (o  #1  il  B. CRESSMAN   THE ART TAILOR  British Columbia's Foremost Clothiers  BEVELSTOKE,   IB. O. w.^*~*^*^*ttam������gxZ>XAZr:.  _T.i"-*''*_-.*_j___lW_������-~.-^l^-^-^?  -v.^kv.T.W'K  -i'fck.TSI  yj  "EOT  The Result cf the Recent  Elections are���������Conservatives  70. Liberals 2*3, Majoiity for  Conservatives 42,  The following arc tin* names of tlie  Consoi-va!ivi'S aiul LU.-iul.s ih.'uted .tithe House for the Province of Ontario  anil tliciv majiiiitii's:  CONSKKVAT1VES   KLKCTliU  snrr^vpzsvrr.v,*;,  ���������3ra**regT**g**-T*******  ���������?r*****X?rT3-is*!r.er.ncjcm-M.  .A-lilii.������to:i���������\V. I. P.inll   Alt!"iiia���������\V. It. Smyth   Brant, N,���������J. 11. Fi.-li'-i-   Bruce, 0.���������il.-ijor tlngli Clai-k...  Bruce,   S.���������Dr. It.  E.   C\npp   C.mlwell���������E.   A.   Lill.li.".*   Oarleton���������G.   N.   Kidd   li.ill'.'iin���������Dr.   Lch:->   Dai.das���������J.   P.  Whitney   Dniliain,   E. ���������J.   J.    Pifsiiu!   DiMhaui,   AV. ���������.1.   II.   l)_\ut..  E'gin,   E.���������  Ci.   A.   Jli uwui   Elgin,   W F.  tf.   iJi D..ii mill..  Essex.  N Ui*.  J. O.  lii-aiii'iu..  Foi t   Willi.im ���������Dr.    SiikHii-   Frontoimc���������J. S. ti lilaghi-r   Gren ville��������� 11.   Fei ^iisun   '   Grey,   C��������� I.   11.    Lmas   Grey,   S.��������� Dr.   Jam'n*>ou ���������  Hulton���������Di*.   A.    \V.   N-xon....  Hamilton,    W.-J. 11. Ib-ndi io..  Huiiiilloii. E.���������11. Cu-im!leu -.  Ha-stint;***, W.���������il. B. iluii-isnti..  Hastings, N.-J.   AV. Peam*....  Uuion,   S.-11.   E.llii'i*   Kent. E. ��������� P. 11. Buivyi-i*....  Lauibtou, E. ���������11. Moi'.tjji.ineiy..  Liiinlito.:,   \V.���������\V.  J.   lLiumi..  Lanark, N, ��������� Dr.    Preston   Lanark,   S. ��������� Cul.    iiallieton....  Leeds���������J.   B.    D.u-gavil   Lennox���������T.   G.   U.iii-fiiileii   Liucoln���������Di'.   J t_'i-*-o')   London���������Adam    Buck   jMiuiiloulin��������� Ii.   li.   G.imc-y   Middlesex. E.-G. XV. Seeley..  Middlesex, N.���������U. 0.   Ilodgins,.  jVluskoka   ���������A,   A.   Maliully   Nipiasing.E. ��������� C.   L.unaiche....  ���������Nipissii*1;,  W".  ���������0.    Auiiin   Norfolk, S. ��������� A. C.   Pratt   Nortliu*iil>erland, D. Willonghby  Ontaiio, N.���������W. A. lio>*:_   Ontario, S.���������0., Cdliler   Oxford. S. ���������D.   Sutherland   Parry Sound���������J.   G.ilua   Perth, N. ���������J. Torrance   Perth, S. ��������� N.   ilont.ith :.'   Peterboio, \V.���������T. E.'Br.idburn.. 1SA0  *!'...  r,ui  Ut)  120  ;*.*���������������>  01,  sco:  Itt!)  ���������VM  ctiO  lAo  l'Jti  im  lit!  17*4  173  2<JU  :xh  1 -Th  SOU  ill (J  ���������12:',  50.  ���������1U.J  SCO  ���������i:.0  200  ill  ISO  -110  702  ������G0  (lit  Ill  CCu  ���������ill)  SIS  So  632  :-oo  41.0  . -1  5C0  277  110  237  375  82-J  47  Cabinet Kakinj-j  Up!ie.3tcr:r*s"  ricturc FramSr.s  I'*  i\t  ���������t*fr-t*i***-i*-j-ii''i-ii'iJ**pv*iiiit*M***'i'**ii'*  MEW  FALL  Our nii'MioiI of :-.���������_ lection insures the  most    sati������fat;tory   re suit j*    to    our  l>;itl'nJ!.S.     '  l������y . 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It  was dark under the trees ia the  avenue as Itoyce walked  tlirough  it,  and in  tho solemn  quietude    thought  over all that had passed.  He stopped just outside the gate,  aird emptied the money from his  pockets into hi.s hand���������it did not require two. There were exactly fifteen shillings and sixpimce, and Irene  Tresylian's locket. As he looked  at the small trinket tho sterness of  his face softened an-d something very  like a tear gathered in hi.s eye.  Sho had called herself hi.s sister,  ami though ho had contradicted hor,  she had been like a sister to him���������  until to-day. The Earl of Landon  and Irene's father. Lord Tresylian,  ha-d been bosom friends, and at tho  death of thc latter his daughter had  become Lord Landon's ward. The  countess loved hor as a daughter, and  Irene and Royce had grown up sido  by side, fast friends and playmates,  brother and sister���������until today,  when, coming upon hcr in tho oak  room, ho had discovered that the  child had grown into a woman. Her  face pale and tearful, her voico full  of its sympathetic sorrow, haunted  him as he sat there, . and almost  drove tho sting and remembrance of  his mother's reproaches away. Hut  they came back upon him presently,  and stung and lashed him. He  know that what she had said was  true, that she had lavished the wholo  of her love upon him, hor younger  son, almost to the .exclusion of his  brother. Seymour, the earl, and  Royce had never "got on" well together; they were totally unlike in  form and features, and mind. Seymour spent most of his time in London, taking up ono fad and crotchet  after another, and making each  serve its purpose. Ho and lioyco  saw very little of each other, and  when they did were just civil and  no more. The earl had possession of  the estates and thc Landon money;  excepting the countess' small jointure, there wns not much, not  enough of it, but ho would not have  given Itoyce a shilling, and Royce  would liave died rather than accept  it.  Now Lady Irene was rich, very  rich, and the countess had, evor  since the fair-h-aired child had become her ward, cherished a secrot  hope that Irene and Royce would  marry. There would bo money enough  lor her boy then, and all would be  well.  Dm, though she loved him sir. ouly  a mother can love her last born,  ' she was too righteous and too  proud to sacrifice Irene to one, oven  though he wero her own son, who  hnd lost his good name. It was hor  disappointment in him that had lent  firo to the passion, and barbed hor  reproaches with poisoned darts; for  tny lady, the countess, was ambitious for him. The earldom had  gone to Seymour; nothing but her  small income would go to Royce."  Why should he not, like his father,  carve  out a  name  for himself     with  ordinary kind, but its appointments  were better than usual, thc paint  wns fresher, and tho muslin curtains  at thu diminutive windows wore  whiter. On lhe. shaft; driving tho  big, lumbering horse, sat a young  girl with long, unkempt hair down  her back, and another girl walking  beside, one hand holding a red ahawl  at her throat, the other hanging  down listlessly.  She glanced up at Royce as she  and  he caught  tho gleam of  absorb his ordinary food,  which he could not do before, and that is the way the  gain is made.  A certain amount of flesh  is necessary for health; if  you have not got it you can  get it by taking Scott's  Emulsion.  If you have not tried it, send for free sample.   Its  agreeable taste will surprise you.  SCOTT SHOWS)!, Chemists, Toronto;' Ont.  . Persons have been known  to gain a pound a day by  taking an ounce of Scott's  Emulsion. It is strange, but  it often happens.  Somehow the ounce produces the pound; it seems to  start the digestive machinery  going property, so  that the  passed,   and  he caught  tho gleam of . .       11      _      _���������        . 1  a pair of dark oyes; but ho did not patient is able to digest and  recognize  her  as   tho  girl  who     had  told his fortuno, and he was walking  on  when ho heard light and hurried  footsteps  behind   him.      t^o  stopped  and   turned      so   suddenly  that  sho  drew back a step and stood with   a  faint flush on her O.'own cheek, and a  half timid look iii her oyes.  "Woll,"   he    said,     "what   is it?"  Then as he recognized her he added:  "You don't want to tell my fortuno  again?"  "You wore going thoro?"  she said,  pointing in the direction of the fair.  "Yes, I was.   Well!"  he replied!  "Don't,"  she said  in  a  low voice.  "Turn  back   or  keep   to   tho     road.  Thoro  is  danger there."  "Dangor?"     said  .  Royce.      "What  kind  of  danger."  "I  can't  tell you any more;    hut  don't go."  "Oh,  but I'm not afraid," he said  lightly.    "I     rather    liko   danjger���������it  by that you  moan tho chance of    a  with a "Thank you, my.gentleman.  scrimmage." Royco  nodded,   and  the man,   touch-  "I  know,"   she  said  in  tho     same   ing his hat, moved on.   But ho only  low    voice;   "that is  why I stopped   went behind tho nearest booth,    aixl  you." stood  there  smoking  and     watching  "Well.   I'm much  obliged  to  you,"   tho young man.      Presently two men  he said gently, "but I'm afraid I camo up to the booth, one was a  shall have to go all the samo.      My   'gypsy,   tho     other  the  giant     Long  road lies that way, anid as I said, I   Uill.'  rather  like a scrimmage." "Hallo,    Uncle  Jake!"  began     the  "I have warned you,"  she said al-   gypsy;  but  Uncle   Jake  silenced  him  most    sadly,      and   without  another   with  a peculiar gesture,   and   jerked  word left him and went quietly aftor   his thumb  toward Royco.  the van. The  two men  drew back  and   held  Royco  looked after  her for a   mo-   a     whispered   colloquy  with    Uncle  ment  or  two,   then   went  on  in    thc   Jake  for  a  few  moments;  thon     the  direction     of   the   fair.       If she had   three  went  quietly  away,  tried she could  not havo hit upon a      Royco    watched  tho flaming lamps  surer way  of  driving  him   there;  and   go  out one  by  ono,  and some of  thc  in   another   minute   he  wns  in     the   caravans start,  then ho rose wearily  thick of  it.      The crowd   was  denser,    and  looked  at his   watch,  tho    heat     greater,     the noise moro      The  nearest   town   wns   five     miles  deafening   than   it had  been  in     tho   distant,  and he would have to reach  afternoon;   bul,  Uoycc   walked   hither   that before ho could get a bod.     He  and   thither  with   a   dull   and   vacant   was   tired,   physically,   and   mentally,  eve now, ami without thc smile with   and ho left thc fair with a slow and.  which  he had before viewed tho pro-   spiritless   step,     going  in   the  direc-,  ceodings -     -l tion .which  tho   living ..van., with    _the...  " -rh'c crowd "was"not only noisier two girls had taken, and opposite toi  but rougher, ant! absorbed as he was j that which tho rest of the tail* folk|  in   hi.s       gloomv . reflections,      Royce   liad  gone. j  now and again put out his strong i'o walked along slowly, smoking  hand or shoulder to save some wo- his pipe, and every now and then  man or child from being hustled and loolting-up at the sky, lighted only  crushed. He got sick and weary of by the myriad stars and a now  the din and tho heat, but ho did not moon; and he askod himself the sad-  leave the pluco. for thc simple reason dost of all questions a man can ask  that he did.not know where to go. ���������"What is to become of me?" To  and aftor all. the crowd was some live, a man must eat; and to e?*.t,  sort of company. The clock of one must- have money; fifteen t=hil-  Moak Towers struck eleven, tho lings and five pence would not enable  showmen banged their drums arid him to eat long or heartily,  shouted,    "The  la.st   time,   thc     last       "I con enlist,*' he said.    /'Many a  than    I  has  had  to  do  would  Landon.  Tiie evening shadows grew darker,  and as he reached the edge of the  common the lights from the fair  gleamed like a ring of. fire in tho  summer night's haze, and the muflled  roar and din of tho crowd came  across the silence, and smote on his  wi- rlullij*. He was harassed and  -t������r:::G:*U.*d^by^.Uis=thouglits,^aiKli^the.  fair offered him a distraction. He  quickened his pace, and hail come  within a hundred yards or so of tho  edcrc- of the outer ring of booths and  shews, when ho saw a gypsy's caravan making its way  towards him.  I'e stopped and looked at it able:."Jv.   It  was  a  living vnn  of     the  ie a new  Anyhow,  he  ,      ���������, i time!"  and the crowd  began insensi-   better   man  wealth, become a power in  the land?',^     t0   thill        The  -a*ir  was   neariy   that;  but  he  hasn't been  an    oflicer          h.c  plover  for  that year,   and  thc  red-let-   kicked  out  of the service.   I    might  thore with the Tnteon shillings in his: tor t, for Cumberleigh was draw- have Trace over mo. and then, ho  hand. And ho had pulled down this ; -ln��������� to' a ciose Hover- sat down on shook his head. "N'o, that door's  beautiful castle in the air, levelled it?n form ucar a booUl' and Lit his j shut. I'm strong. I suppose I could  to the dust.     He was more sorry for |    j nlu,   ,vatcl,cil some men     who   earn    my    living  as   a   navvy;     yes,  his  mother  than  for himseli;    indeed   wore ,vi,.cnciv ben-inning to pull  down 1 that's   what  I'm   fit   for.   a  barrow  he held himself as of too littlo worth   Ulc sh(JWS .in.d  ������ack ���������p       Kc was so i an��������� a shovel.   T  to be grieved over,  and alter a time   inl0I.estctl   jn   the  siiont  and     adroit   departure  for   a  got up  ami   strode   on,   whither     he, way   ja . which  the,.    Went to  work   it's      honest,   and      doesii t   require  cared   not. | thac  ho  was  q,.,Un "lost,   when     sud-1 brains, and  no one need know."  denlv  a  gypsv  came   up   and     stood!    Thc thought of Irene, delicate, lily-  besido him.      Royco looked up.    and j liko Irene, * crossed his mind, and  met a pair of small sunken oyos fixedi sighed.  upon him curiously, but they shifted  instantly,   and  the  owner  askod  him  for  a match.  It did not occur to Royco that tho  man could havo got a light from ono  ^nnor^^Kr^^ntlrto! aimed at M-rK^-^^iTf^mr  took out    his    silver  fusee-box     and       He   sprang   around   with  handed   it   up   to   tho   man. I  Undo Jaike���������for It was that worthy |  ���������looked   at   the   box   with   a    sudden  greedy     gleam   in  his   eyes,   took     a  match,  and     handed     the box    back  I shouldn't be furiher off from  hor as a navvy than I am now," he  said to himself. "Dear little Renie!" He put up his hand to push J  his cap off his forehead as hi- spoke,  and__.a___.t___.same   moment  a   blow  suddenly; th'o sky . seemed to reel,  amd the earth to rock, and before the  giant could strike him. ho fell forward on his face.  The two men stood over him, panting and tugging at thoir swollen  throats.  Long Bill kicked him savagely,  then knelt down and dragged out  his watch and chain. In doing so  he started and drew back with an  oath,  and looked at his hand.  "I know���������I knifed him!" said the  gypsy in a low voice.  "We've done for him!" said Long  Hill in a husky whisper. "He's���������he's  dead as a herring," and he looked  over his shoulder fearfully.  "Not he! At any rate not yet.  Anyhow, you've had your revenge,  mate, eh? Aud if I hadn't given him  an inch or two of steel, I reckon  he'd have dono for ono or both of  us. I nover saw such a fight in a  young 'un."  "As strong as a lion, and as  game."  "Well," he said, philosophically,  "it's no use crying over spilt milk.  Besides, it was his own fault. What  did he want to try and best two  of us; two agon one? Here, look  sharp! We'd better make ourselves  scarco, for there'll bo troublo over  this business."  Silently and rapidly thoy emptied  Roycc's pockets, the gS'psy viewing  the smallness of the plunder with  disgust.  "Only this, aud him a gentleman!"  he exclaimed with an oath. "What's  this   'ore���������a  locket?"  "Put that back���������it's worth next  to nothing���������and the watch and chain  and a.shilling or two. It'll put 'om  oft tho scent. Uo you hear?" ho  added savagely, as' tho gypsy hesitated.  "It's the best pa "t of the swag!"  he grumbled...'...  "Yes, and it'll hang us if ho don't  pull around.. Don't argify. Thoro  is  no  time;  some  ono may  come up.  Why loo'k thore !"  And ho ducked  down  and  pointed  behind   him.  "It's Madge!" ho muttered. "Keep  on your hands and knees, and crawl  till you get to them bushes. "You'ro  right about -. the things! I'll i*ut  them back."  He put the watch and chain in  their place, and the locket in Roy-cos  waistcoat pocket, and wont oil like a  snake in the grass.  The figure of Madge Lee stood motionless on the sky lino for a moment or two; then she camo slowly  across the common. Presently tho  girl who had sat upon the shafts  camo running after her, and calling  her. Madge stopped, but did not  turn lier head, and the girl came up  to..her side breathless.  "Where   aro    you   going,      Madge?  in flavor than the finest  Japan tea grown,  CEYLON NATURAL GREEN tea is fast becoming as popular as  "SALADA" Black tea. Sold only in lead packets. 25c and 40c.  per lb.    By all grocers.  Supper's ready, arrd Mother Kato  cent ine after you. Como back,  Madge."  "Bid you hear anything, Lottlo?'-'  she said, her dark brows drawn together.  "Hear anything? No. What's to  hear?"  "I don't know," snid Madgo absently. "I thought I heard something, but all is still and quiet  now."  They walked on slowly, Madge's  eyes bent on the ground. Suddenly  she  started- and  pointed.  "There's some thing thoro!" sho  suddenly, uttered an exclamation,  and flung herself down beside Royco.  "I know it!" she said, more to  herself than the girl who stood looking down at tho motionless figure in  siiont      horror. "Push,       Lottie,  don't bo frightened! Run bnck to  the van and tell mother to come  and bring the cordial. Run as if  for life!"  ���������I will���������I will, Madge," gasped the  effort to release it, and tittered no  cry. His breath came hot upon her  check as ho hold hor, and ho panted  In her oar :  "Fair play! Givo me fair play!  If you are men, givo mo -"  Then he seemed to discover that it  was a woman's face abovo him, and  ho stared up at her with strained  eyes.  "Who is it? *ffihat aro you doing  to mo? Am I dreaming or���������'dead?  W3io is it? . Spoak to mo, or I shall  go mad!      My head, my head!"  Sho moistened her lips and pressed  them together to steady them, for his  hand., strong in his delirium., was  indicting untold pain  upon  her.  "You are safe," she said ln his  ear.    "I���������I am a friend!"  Ho tried to smile, and loosened his  hand, hut his fingers closed spasmodically on the alcove of hor dross,  nnd tore it, revealing the arm with  the biMid of crimson which his grasp  had caused.  She looked  at it with tightly-com-  girl,   and  she  turned  and  sped  over   prc-sod  lips,   and   a   singular  expres  sion in her dark eyes, and as tho  girl nnd a woman came running ovor  the heath, she turned up the torn  sleeve, so that it hid the crimson  mark, hor face growing for a second  as rod as the stain itsolf.  (To   bo  Continued.)  the heath.  Madge laid hor ' face, white as  death, against Roycc's breast, and  listened; then sho raised hor hon.d  and breathed a sigh of relief, and  with a quick but gentle touch unfastened his collar. Then, like Long  Bill, she started and looked at her  hand. It was wet with blood. Sho  tore opon /his coat and waistcoat^  and snatching tho shawl from her'  head, tried to stanch tho wound  which the second stab had made in  the shoulder.  Her      movements,    gentle    as  they I  were, caused Royce such agony   that . ...  lie came to, and with tho remnant of and d nn,' _ campaign, and are fur-  strength that was left him, ho seiz- ther do orated with medallions coned her by the arm, and dragged her ' tainiivr :ic!ures of. ollieers of all  down to 'a level with his face. grae'es,   Lhe different  uniforms     boing  Tho  grip   was   a  terrible   one,    and   so distin-Uy portrayed that a French  Iho  slender    arm   felt   as   if   it     wore   private c:in   tell at a glance to    what  SANITA K Y HANDKERCHIEFS.  The cotton handkerchiefs provided  for French sol.iirrs havo printed upon thorn n nun,bor of sanitary precepts  to  bo  observed  on   tho     march  snapping in twain; but she mado no  grade an  o.Ticer <hc. may see  belongs.  Kidney Cells Destroy������  By Repeated Attacks of Disease���������Surprising Results  Obtained by the Use of  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS.  I J. cause It is sometimes a slow and ordinary Kidney medicines bring !it-  lin-*'-:ing   n-.aladv,   people  nre prone to   tie or no  relief.  overlook   th'e  destructive   tendencies of      Mr. V,. Smith', Port Dulhwisie, Ont.,  J-.id.'cv  disease. writes:���������" For some yours f wns   rt.f 11 i c L-  ed   with   kidney  disease nnd   gravel   in  They forget that the wasting pro- jts inosL sevcre form> Having often  cess .*nn_-*j about ���������-. c.iang..1 m the ft stoppage of Water accompanied by  ce".l.ii.-.:- tissue, which pr-icticnliy ren- the mof), <]���������_,._��������������������������� agony. As tho  dev.s th's kidney.*- useless as filtering f|is<!nHC wort. on lnc j i,eCn*no reduced  org.ins. jn   jiesh   and   passed   sleepless   nights.  Continued paleness nnd loss of No doctor wns able to do much f6i*  flesh, pains in Hie bark and loins, me and I used many medicine* witli-  drv. C-iar*,h skin, severe hood aches nnd out obtaining more than temporary  b.cV* aches; ' scant-.-, highly colored j relief. My attention wmt directed l.o  urine; painful, scalding urination; Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver i'ills, nnd  stomach troubles anil irregular | by using this t.r.nt.rnent I.he disease  bowels   are  anions   the-  symptoms    of j was   eradicated   frum   my   system      in  I  have. Rained  nnd   fee*   better  kidney   disease.  As a cause of downright .suffering  few diseases nre to be compared with  kidney disease, and the results are  frequently fatal, the end corning suddenly  and  unexpectedly.  less   than   six   irmnl lis  in  ���������weight,   sleep   woll  tlnin   I  havo for  twenty years.  These  pills  have  fully  restored  me  to  good  and   perfect   health."  Ilr.     Cliusc's     Kidney-Liver        I'ills  , ,,    Ihavo thoroughly proven  their genuine  Bv  their    direct     nnd     wonderfully ; ������������������,..���������,.������������������,.....,.   .,.(.,..lp   nmJ   y()..   can   |]ffc  prompt action     on   the     kidneys.   Dr. | *������������������.,���������   |,nowinK     of  a  certainty     that  Chase's     ICidney-U-nr     Fills  call     n!yoii*vlli     ,...cejvo  all   th'o benefit th/H  would  be  derived   from   tho attention  j of  I h'e nio-st. skillful  physician.  net Inn  on   I.id-: pill   _   dose,   '2o   rents  a  Ihey prove ���������'.'���������- ; dealers,   or   l*>Imnnson,   Bates  &   Co.,  Toronlo.  quirk   halt   to    the  advance  of  Kidney  disc-use  I l.v  iheir    combined  ���������v.t-v-.   liver nnd  bowe!.-;,  1.t:l'-"e   In   foinrli'-nted  One  box,   at     all  .-hi*.?!*,  He sprang around with the alertness of the athlete, and saw a form  on either side of liim; one. seemed in  thr?; dusk to tower like a giant  atrainst  the sky.  In nn instant he took in the situation. He hnd been followed by  these two men, who -meant t.o rob  him. Hi.1 had no more than an instant of time in which to think, for  blows from a heavy stick rained  upon his head and shoulders. He  put up his arm above his head to  shield it. then bent down almost to  Ihe en i-t h. ami sprang upon the  giant crying :  "dive me fair play, if you are men  One  at   a  time!"  Long Hill, staggered by the sudden attack, lost his footing and  wont down, and Royce kneeling on  his chest, wrenched thc stick away,  and dealt tho other ruffian a blow;  but the effort released the prostrate  giant, and ho got to hin feet and  seized Royce. uttering fearful imprecations. All Roycc's weariness and  lassitude had (led, and hc grappled  with his assailant with all the  strens-1* h he could command. The  wri.-stlinif bout on thc platform was  chilli's play, compared with this  struggle, anil thc giant groaned and  panted  under  Roycc's srtecl-like grip.  Hut, nins! il. wns two to one, and  the second man, recovering from his  blow just as Royce felt, his foe yielding, crept up behind him. 'Something glittered dully in the starlight  nml Royce fell, n sharp-pain shoot  Ihrough his sirle. It nerved him to  make. one moro effort, and Long  Hill fell buck wards. Royce disengaged himself and turned quickly  upon thn gypsy.  "Vou infernal coward, you have  stabbed me!" ho said, and ho flung  himself upon him.  Tho man raised the knife again,  and struck wildly as Royco Hung  him down, and turned to meet Long  Hill's  hciidlaiig  chnrgo  at  him;    hut  An  Incubator Without Cash  Until  October,   1905  cW7  There is big money to be made in raising chickens with an Incubator.  Canada exports annually millions of chickens to the United States and  Great Britain.  The consumption of poultry in Canada is increasing rapidly and the  poultry dealers complain that they cannot get enough poultry to fill their  orders.  One woman bought a No. 2 Chatham Incubator the first of March  ���������she had five hatches by July first and had four hundred plump,  sturdy chicks. In six months her Incubator had paid her $100.00, several  times its cost.   A Chatham Incub."tor sliould pay for itself each hatch.  We have perfected an Incubator ar.d. brooder. We believe it is now  absolutely the best in the world. We have sufficient capital behind us, and  we are out for the entire business in incubators. We know that there is no  other incubator that can approach the  This is our proposition : To demonstrate our absolute co'.-fidcnce in the Chatham Incubator  we will send one to you, freight prepaid, and you make your first payment in October, 1905.  Tlie fact that we sell our Incubators in this manner guarantees them to the fullest extent.  Thirty days' trial is a delusion and a snare. If you have good luck you may get off one hatch in  that time, and even then you arc uncertain, and if you reject the machine you will have to pay the  freight both ways. But with us you send in your order and wo ship the machine prepaid. When  it arrives, if it seems all right, start your hatch, and we will give you until October, 1905, before  you have to pay a cent in cash. We positively guarantee that the machine is .1 good hatcher.  Every-. machine=should^sclLa_clo''.cn,_a_ndLwg3vill,Jon..no account, allow a r^chhie tliat is defective  to remain in any neighborhood.  WHAT SIX CHATHAM INCUBATOR USERS HAVE TO  SAY:  Tho No. 8 InciilmLor you sent mo 18 all  Tho Incubator sent mo lfl working  ezcuedini-l. well. rt I" "try cuily  operated, and 60 fnr has rlK|iitr_l i-ttontion  for on'y a. tew minut/-fl per day. Tlio  flrst lot ot (.-.rii. Ill), on examination I  found that, fill wero not fertile, twootliei-j  were broken "ccidcntAlly, and t ha'l M  rjhiokB or about 00 per cent, of tbo fertile  tiKX*. The -second trial of 110 --avo mo IKI  livTnK chickens. Tho brooder (riven  equally good t-atlafaction,- The younK  brooda arc doin��������� wull. Your*, truly,  3. Fi. JOHNSTON*, Kditor I.catnln|{ton  Poit, Leamington, Ont.  I hive used your No. 2 Incubator for  threo hatch***), and om no well pleaMed  with it that I ordered a No.3 which your  agent, Ur. Turnbull, brout-ht Uwlay. My  third hatch came off yexterday with 112  chick. out of 119 ejf''1*. Wo havo alio a  Chatham Fannlns Mill which (-Ivee (food  ratltfaction. I will not Ion* an opportunity of recomrnendliij-r the Chatham  machines to my frienda, Yoiirn resi'i-ct.  fully, MR.*). sfDNB. 8MITH, Scotland,  Ont.  rlilit, wo hatched outof lull fcrlilo egg*,  102 Rood "irons chL'kr. and tlio brooder  oavod theni nil. We had In tho Inoubator  nt the namo Lime, in thu other tray, 44  d'ick eg. h a'irl.'U gooni! t-ic-'fl, from which  wo p;iit *jl> rtnuka and ������2 iccesc; total. 71  from 73 mm, alno hatched fl turk .'b at  tho namo tlmo tint tho hen oKisn were In.  We rccoiiiiiiou 1 tho Chatham Inouhator  n id Uroodet* to ho tho best und surest  to hatch, under all clrcumitanccs, of nny  other in ko. Wo havo handled four  other ninlte. in our poultry builnc6s  which wo run on a laino wnlo at lllrtle,  keeping llarmU I'lvinouth Koeke, Pekin  l-iiaks, Toulon C-cti* and Mammoth  llronze Turlteyn. Yourn truly, D. A.  AI-A11S, Dlrtlo, Mnn.  Tlio No. 2 Incubitor I bought from  you Is all you recommendf-d it to be. Z  put In 101 ogg������. and alter testing; out the  Infertile onal, I havo 7Z chicks. 1 find  tlio machine first class In every particular  and ewy lo run, If dlroctlonsaro followed  carefully. Yours respectfully, MUS.  III-NKY OHASK,  Worrcii, Out.  I wish to lot you know cf my success  with jour Incubator. Out ot 121 eggs I  irot 7*1 chicks, aud out of uiy nceo-id  Hutch t got 94 from 100 cKgti. I find tho  ltiachinoapurotutcrc.'-s It run according  to directions. Tho brooder is a wonder,  and I have nob lost a chick as yet, and  Ihey are almost feathered. Yours truly,  ���������OlINlI.MoKINNON.Collint-ivooil.Oiit,  Your No. 1 Chatham Incubator had  Riven very pood returns tho first hatch.  Onto! 59 cigs, 1 had 42 chicks. I was  rather afraid of wanting tho eggs, and eo  did not fill the machine, hut when tho  ch.cks came, I was soi ry I had not filled  It. Will recommend your Incubator to  mv neighbiii-s. Yours sincerely. MRS.  MAUGAHET McINTOSH, Whltawood,  Ansa,  Chatham Incubators and  Brooders have  every  new  improvement  worth   while  in an incubator or brooder.     The incubators are made with two walls case within  case,  of dry material that  has  been   thoroughly seasoned in our lumber yards.  They are finished in antique oak, arc built solid as a rock and will stand any  amount of usage for years.    They arc fitted with a perfect steel and brass  regulator that  insures a successful hatch.     There has never before been  such an offer as  this made in  tho whole  world.     The sooner you take  advantage of this offer, the more time you  will have  before   October,  1905, to make first payment.    Cut off the coupon and send it in to-day  for our booklet on thc way to raise chickens, what it costs aad your  profit.     You will obtain all information regarding the Chatham  Incubator.  Mention this paper.  The Man son Campbell Co. Limited  DEPT. 32 CHATHAM, ONT,  Manufacturers of Chatham Incubators and Brooders  TMatrlbutlng Warehouses nt Montroal, Que., Brandon, Man.,  Calgary, Alta., Kow *Woatmlnstor, B.C., Halifax, N.S.  Factories at Chatham, Ont., Detroit, Mloh.  Also Manufacture*��������� of tho Famous Campbell Fannin. Mllla  nml Chatham Farm Soalotl  e  1* if'  M.  C.MPBEIA  PANN1NG  MILL CO.  LlmlUd  CHATHAM, OPJT-.  DEPT. 32  Please tt_d your  deaerlptlri Catalogue ol Uio  Chatham Incubator, together  with all Information about your  apecJaloStr.whanbynocaahwUl  bo paid tutU Ootobar, IK*.  IT���������raiXmttwaySUHtm __.._,    Addroas all !_**_���������_ to r*h������������h*-���������, nm*  A TERROR TO EVIL-DOERS  HOW     THE    ElttPIRE     OF   THE  WEST IS GOVEENED.  Rounding*     TJp    of   Three    'Cattle-  Thieves Near MacLeod,  Alberta.  Th'o duties of tho Northwest mounted Policemen are perhaps more variod  limn Hi at of any other cWcer in tho  world of lilvu posit ion. The little forco  of which ho forms a part, numbering  scarcely more than OUO men, havo  to police u vast area, almost an empire in extent, extending from tho  inlematio ul boun Inry to the Arctic  Ocean. Mis sfarlut uniform is a  synonym for law and order. Wherevor  lie rides lawlessness is kept in check,  criminals are pursued nnrl brought to  justice, the predatory Instincts of tho  Indian tribes am ropressod, and the  settler sleeps in perfect security,  though his nearest neighbor may bo  miles nway. The Northwest Mounted  Policeman's lith'o, active figuro is tho  very embodiment of Canadian justice, swift nnd unerring, a veritablo  terror to evil-doers. Whether engaged  in tracking a murderer, rounding up  horso or cattle thieves, persuing n  redskin into the very hoart of an Indian reserve, dominating tho mining  camps of the Yi^kon or paddling his  lonely canoe on the borders ot the  Arctic Sea, his conduct Is  ALWAYS THE. SAME,  cool, fearless und indomitable. Tlioro  is a food ileal of human intcrost in  the reports of the men of the Mounted Po ice. Cattle-stealing is a crirrra  they havo a frequent cxporio'neo witfli.  and it is often a difficult, thing to  prove. Sometimes, however, tho perpetrators are ctviig'ht red-handed. Hero  for example, Is un account of how  three alleged cattle-thieves wero  rounded up near MacLeod, Alberta.'  It is taken from tho report of Sergeant Pi;ier of "Ti" di>lsion:��������� "On  tho l.'itli of Ho. tunibcr, accompanied  by Constable Pennycuick, I left MacLeod for "Roe'.cy Coulee to investigate  cattle stealing, which h.ul been .reported to liavo been carried on for several  months. I visited thc place of It. N.  Train, a butcher, formerly of Morris,  Men., and afterwards of MacLeod,  but now residing on section 8, township 11, range 2-1, about 1G miles  from tho town of Mncljcod, nnd  about 150 yards from his house towards a coulee found all appliances  for lyutchorin'j- cattle. Noticing several hides in th'e corral, and not wishing to throw any suspicion 1 watched  tho plnce carefully on the evenings of  tlio 13th nnd 14 th. Nothing happened, and no cattle were butchered.  On tho ISth wo wont about seven  miles north of Train's place and re-  -civod information that Train's boy  was seen that, day driving threo  steers, brands un' nown, towards the  I'ome. I determined to keep a close  wat'h on his corral that niglit.  Reaching, at about 7.15 p.m., a  .ln-lte abo"t MOO yards from, his corral, we waited.   ' At 7.19 p.m.   >  WE HEAIID A RIFLE SHOT,  sounding as if it had come from tho  ! corral. At 7.,'i0 p.m. another rifle  shot nnd a groan from an animal.  Wo ini,mediatoly made for Train's cor*  ral, it being dark w.en wo reached  there. I lieard the vojees of two or  i three men, and at once ordered tliem  to throw up their hands, which they  ditl. I asVod wiio was boss, anid  Train replied that he was. Obtaining  a lantern, T inspected tho place ana  found three men there���������Train, Drain  and Cam���������also the carcasses. of two  three-year-old steers th'at had just  boen shot. I as'od Train what brands  were on tho callle. meaning the two  just .'hot. ITe replied: 'No brands at  all. I bought (hem from a. man two*  or three months ago.' I then told  hi 111 to go aliead and to take tho  hides olT without injury and dress  them properly. Ho said: 'If I have  made a mistake I wish to pay for  thcm.' I then sent for tlio assistance of three farmers, who lived near  Ihe placo, meaning to hold the t'liroo  prisoners at all costs, the niglit being  very dark', and knowing that 1 had  n  good  case. On  the hides    being  taken off the carcasses tliey wero  both found to have the brands V. T.  on th'o left ribs nnd the wattle brand  .on.-J;li.__J_o._-_LO___ng_____^  cognizorl thorn as tlio property of  George Lnrie of Calgary. I at onco .  placed Train, Dram and Carr under  arrest, nnd han'd-culTed nnd cautioned  tliem."  STRANGER  THAN MICTION.  Romance  of Conan Doyle Recalled  by   Actual  Occurrence.  A South Shropshire (England) correspondent sends The Liverpool 1'ost  an account of au incident, for tho  accuracy of which ho vouches. A  local farmer had fallen on hard times  and this having affected his mind, it  wns deemed necessary to take steps  for his protection. A certificate was  obtained for his removal to the  workhouse prior to his being taken  to the county asylum. At his homo  tho .-.inner was placed in charge of a  keeper who had the misfortune to bo  deaf, and to him was assigned thr  duty of taking the farmer to ~t't I  workhouse. Arriving nt thnt institution, the fanner, recognized in tho:  master ono who .had* known hi rii.: in  his bolter days. -They at once en-,-,.  tered into conversation,',thc" farmer  talking <iuitx- rationally. Asked tho  object uf his visit, tho farmer replied  that he hatl brought a dangerous  'lu*^ic^o_Ujc._Jjp_us������.._ ThR. nwstcc  Sent for help, the deaf keeper tfiisT  pinioned, and, with the parting adi  vice, "Hold him fast; he is a very)  dangerous man," the farmor -.vent'  away smiling, and he has not bcei?  seen since. As to the keeper, ho did  not appear to be of tho character alleged, consequently it was decided  partially to free him. Imagine tho  consternation which followed among  the officials when ho produced from  his pocket a certificate for the detention of the other man.  m ���������  .  1  1  The  chronic joker and a  dog's  tail  are great wags. ���������5?.  /Ste...  i y  -        -i  When is Suecess  A  4-  *  -t-  -X  X  .,.^-...-f.������-f.o.^-.i>.-f .���������.^~������.-|-^-f ������������������������������������f .o^f.a-^*  Whcn you do not overtop your vocation; when you are not greater as  a man thaa as a lawyer, a merchant,  a physician,  or a scientist.  When you nre not a cleaner, finer,  larger man on account of your life-  work.  Wlien you have lost on your way  up to your fortuno your self-respect,  your courage, your self-control, or  any other quality of manhood.  >>hen it hus made conscience an accuser, and shut the sunlight out of  your lifo.  When the attainment of your ambition 'has blighted the aspirations and  crushed  the hopes  of  others.  When your highest brain cells have  ficen crowded out of business by  greed. .       '  Vvhen all sympathy has, been crushed out of your selfish devotion to  your, vocation.  When you plead that you never had  timo to -cultivate your friendships,  politeness,   or  good  manners.  When you have lived a double life  and  practised  double-dealing.  When it brings you rib inessago   of  culture,   education,   travel,   or  ot op-  " portunities  to  help  others.  When it dwarfs, cramp*, or interferes .witK another's rights; when it  blinds: you to the interests of: L: the  man at th'e'other end of the bargain.  When there is a dishonest or a deceitful dollar in your possession; when  your fortune- sdoIIb the ruin of widows and orphans, or the crushing of  the opportunities of others.  When the Hunger for more money,  more land, more houses and bonds  has grown to be your dominant passion.  When it has dwarfed you mentally  and morally, and robbed you of the  spontaneity and enthusiasm of youth.  When it has made.you a physical  wreck,���������a victim af "nerves" and  moods.  When it has lowered your standards  ai-jl made you a traitor to all your  highest  and  noblest  impulses.  When it? has 'hardened you to the  needs and suircrings of others, and  made you a scorner of the?*ioor and  unfortunate.  When you  rob thoso who work for  you    what  is --justly: their due;     and  then, pose 'as a philanthropist by.con-  .tributing ?a small fraction of your un-  ? just gains to some charity or to the  ; endowment of some-public -institution.  When  tlio    world  is riot the better  and  the rk'h'er  for your  life;      when  you have hoarded  every dollar    you  Have made,  and have refused to Help  your  less, fortunate  fellowmen.  When you have used others as stepping-stones to fortune, and ignored  their existence when your selfish ends  wore attained.  ..When inv your climb to power you  : have trampled on duty, friendship,  love, Honor, patriotism, and all the  most sacred feelings  of humanity.  When your 'example has dragged  others:down:' when your injustice and  tyranny have driven men and women  to desperation, and destroyed their  faith in God nnd man.  When your absorption in your work  has made you practically a stranger  to your family.  When, your;? children do not look  upon you as their best friend next  to their mother.  When the nervous irritability engendered by constant worE, without any  relaxation, has mado you a bmto in  your home and a nuisance to those  who work foi  you.  .When your greed for money has  'darkened and cramped youj* wife'a  life, -and deprived hor of needed rest  arid recreation, or amusement of  any kind.  When your narrow spirit maRcs you  cry out, "Whnt was good enough fpr  .ma? is good enough for my ch'.ldr. a,"  and you refuse to givo tHerti the education tKat they crave, and whicli.  you can amply afford.  .When_youJia___.metL_.your children's  ACHING  KIDNEYS.  Can Only be Cured by Enriching  the Blood by the Use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills.  Tho kidneys filter every drop of  your blood. The purity of tho blood  depend upon the kidneys���������and the  health of the kidneys depends upon  the blood. If your blood is weak  the kidneys havo not strength  their work and leave the blood un-  liltered and foul. If your blood is  bad the kidneys got clogged wiih  "painful, poisonous impurities. That  is what .causes your back acho with  tho dull pains or sharp stabs of sick  kidneys. And kidney disease is one  of tlio most deadly and hopeless  things that can attack you  only hopo is to strike without delay  at tho root of the trouble in tho  blood with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  They actually make new blood. They  flush tho kidneys clean, heal their  inflammation an-d give thorn strength  for their work. Common kidney  pills only touch tho symptoms���������Dr.  ���������Villiams' Pink Pills curo tho cause.  That is why thoy curo for good and  at the same timo improve the health  in every way.  Mr. Ceo. Johnson, of the village  of Ohio, N. S., gives strong proof  bf the truth of tho above statements. He says : "My son, now  nineteen years old, suffered greatly  with kidney trouble. He was constantly troubled with severe pains in  the back, and often passed sleepless  nights. His appetite failed, ho  grew weak, and could hardly do the  usual work that falls to thc lot of a  boy on a farm. We. tried several  kidney medicines, but Ithey could not  help him tiny. Then a friend recommended Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and  this was the first medicine that  reached the cause of the trouble. Hc  used the pills for a couple of mouths  and I am thankful to say is now as  strong and healthy as any boy of  his age."  There is no disease due to bad  blood that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  will not cure, simply because they  make new, rich red blood tliat expels disease from every part of the  body. That is why they cure the  worst, cases of anaemia, indigestion,  neuralgia, rheumatism, headache,  and backaches, and the special ailments from ,which women alone suffer. But only the genuine pills can  do this and you should see that the  full name, "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Palo Peoplo," is printed on the  wrapper around each box. Sold by  all medicine dealers or direct by mail  from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont., at 50 cents a box  or * six boxes for S2.50.   4   A  BIG ARMY IN WANT  UNITED STATES HAS 10,000,-  000 PAUPERS.  Husband    of    an   Hpiress   Writes  Book Scoring Existing  Conditions.  , Uol-ert Hunter, ���������wifo" became prom-  .,������l I 'n''nt in charity work in Chicago and  recently married tlie daughter of Anson rhelps Stokes of Now York, an  Heiress lo millions, lias written a  book scoring American millionaires  and denouncing the economic conditions of tlie United States. Tlio book  is entitled "Poverty," and in it Mr.  TheI' Hunter  assorts  that  10,000,000  per-  'sons in that country are in want. Ho  calls 4,000,000 paupers and the remainder wage-earners. Th'e paupor  depends on public or private cliarity  for his sustenance. Tlie others work,  somo of them night and day, and  yet are unable to obtain thoso necessaries which will permit tliem to  maintain a state of physical efficiency.  GREAT ARMY  IN POVERTY.  caresses with repulses, and havo "denied thcm the help of your coinpan-  ionsKip arid loving encouragement and  guidance during th'eir formative years.  Wlien tlie dissolute lives of your  sons cry out against you as the one  who, either by direct example or by  comnloto neglect of them. Has pointed th'eir 'downward path.  When you are gloomy and pessimistic; when you.siiread discouragement  and despair wherever you go; when  you enn seo no good in any one, no  success in any achievement but in  piling up dollars, then, no matter  how great your, apparent success, you  are a colossal failure.���������p. S. Morden,  in Success. i!  4-  CLEARING   FOR ACTION.  Shore-going people have rather a  vagiio": idea ��������� as to the exact meaning  of the .phrase "cleared for action,"  wbicK; Has occupied so conspicuous? a  place On Headlines in tKe newspapers,  says the Westminster Gazette. Many  seem to imagine that decks aro only  cleared?-*when, war is imminent, but,  as a matter of fact, tlio process is  part of tlio routine of naval practice. During th'o manoeuvres, for instance, to clear decks for action simply 'moans that all impedimenta, unnecessary woodwork, etc., is marked  in pipe-clay with' a big "It," meaning  that on active service articles so  marked would bo landed. If tho fleet  is at Gibraltar or Portsmouth sitflli  impedimenta would bo put on shore  in bonis, which Is, no doubt, what  Lord Charles Deresford caused such'  excitement by doing lately.. The  process is only nn cxponsivo ono wlien  news of tlio outbreak of Hostilities  readies ships nt sea or far from a  convenient port; for in theso clrcum-  stnncos everything superfluous has to  be thrown overboard. Until this happens th'e public iisny seo "Itrltlsli ships  cleared for action" on contents-bills  with equanimity  PURIFICATION OP "WATER.  Kindly   Offices  of   Sunlight, Aeration and; Sedimentation.  That tho water of lakes: arid rivers,  even though infected witn immense  quantities of refuse materials, is purified spontaneously and ..after? a certain time, if freed from all infection  returns to its pristine condition, is  now no longer disputed. What factors cause this purification, what part  must bo attributed to each,. and what  is the .mechanism of each? The self-  purification, of water is mucH more  easily accomplished when tho foreign  matter is broken up into small particles, this being determined by the  velocity of tHo current, the condition  of th'o bed of tHe river or lake, etc.  When the particles aro very small the  molecular cohesion with; the water is  all the greater, while tKe separation  of the matter multiplies the surfaco  of contact of the particles with" the  liquid mass; surface for th'e nutrition  of bacteria is also increased, these  bacteria assuming-the office of: demolition of the foreign matter. A  great number of bacteria, according  to researches ot Kruger and Frank-  land, are dragged to the 'bottom of  the precipitation of th'e solid matter,  in this way sedimentation playing an  important role in t'he purification of  water.  While it may be admitted that sedimentation is the principal factor of  purification in sluggish streams, in  swift currents the velocity, itself is  a purifying agent, carrying' away all  particles of matter which* could cause  infection.' Also sunlight and temperature-have-an-important-roloi-It -has  been seen that bacteria may bo destroyed in the water by sunlight oven  at a depth' of three feet, while temperature has a very important influence, there being much* fewer bacteria in tho Winter than in  tho Summer. Many organisms  have an action on tKo purification of water, namely, tho bacteria of putrid fermentation, protozoa, molluscs, crustaceans, etc. All  of these organisms grow better in  Impure water which must certainly  destroy a notable of the Impurities.  Tho part in purification which is  assumed by dilution of the foreign  matter is in relation to the mass of  pure water and the character of the  water sources, this action always increasing with distance from ' the  source of contamination. Also tho  movement of the-water, either'in itself or by tho aeration which is produced, has a powerful action on the  purification of water.   -4 .   SLEEPLESS BABIES.  Well babies sleerj soundly and woke  up brightly. When babies are restless and sleepless it is th'o surest  possiblo sign of illness���������in all probability duo to some derangement of  the stomach and bowels, or teething  troubles. Daby's Own Tnblest are  tho only proper remedy. Th'ey remove tho troublo nnd in Uiis way  give tho littlo ono sound, refreshing  sleep, an'd lt wakes up h'ealth'y and  Happy. G'unrnnteed to contain no  harmful drug or opiate. Mrs. Thos.  Cain, Loring, Ont., says: "My baby  suffered from stomacH trouble and  teething, and was quito cross. I got  Baby's Own Tablots arid tKoy seemed to work almost like a charm. I  think nothing can equal tho Tablets  for children's ailments."* You can  find them nt drug stores or got them  post paid at 25 cents a box by  writing Tlie Dr.* Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  That 10,000,000 of the people of  the United States are in poverty, either as paupers or as laborers pinched by the iron vise of necessity, Mr.  Hunter calls to witness an array of  statistics.  "TKo number of evictions in a  community," He continues, "is a  fairly good measure of tho minimum  distress. In tlie year 1903, 50,463  families in th'o borough* of Manhattan  were evicted from their Homes. Th'at  is about 14 per cent of tHe total number of families in thc borough. '���������  "As another indication, th'e number  of pauper burials should be cited.  (Everyone familiar with the poor  knows h'ow desperately tKey strugglo  to give a decent burial to their dead,  h-ven the poorest people Have friends,  politicians or others, who save thorn,  if possible, from this last disgrace.  And yet one out -of/every ten persons  who die in New York City is buried  in a Potter's field. I should say th'at  tho number of pauper funerals docs  not represent half t'he actual distress  of tlie community."  Mr. Hunter quoted reports from official sources to the cllect th'at ic  1S97 and 1890 IS per "cent, of the  inhabitants of New York State were  in distress. Ho "declares this figure  represents only the poor who finally  are helped by charity, and adds that  he would not be surprised in the  number'.-'of .'-.those in :distress in the  metropolis and in other large industrial American centres rarely fell below 25 per cent, of t'he people.  Mr. Hunter finds" in the fact that  2,000,000 wage-earnot-s in th'o United  States are out of "employment from  four to-.six months of the year additional data for his estimate.  He thinks that -an annual income of ���������  .460 a year is the average amount on  which a family of father, mother, "and  threo children can livo and keep  above the "poverty"  line.  "It is hardly to be doubted," tHe  social agent continues, "tliat the  mass of .unskilled.'.'laborers', in ; the  North receive less than .460 a' year,  and that the same class in tKo Soutb  receive less; than S300." ���������  Mr Hi rn tier declares that the conditions of want are increased by the arrival every year of 500,000 male immigrants, who seek work in the very  district where employment is most  scarce. He declares. that 1,700,000  little children are forced to become  wage-earners in this country when  th'ey should be in sdhool, arid that  about 5,000,000 women find it necessary to work, of whom 2,000,000 arc  employed in factories and mills.  "Probably no less than 1,000,000  workers are killed and injured each  year while doing their work'," he  says, "and about 10,000,000 persons  now living, if the present ratio " is  kept up, will die ot that preventable  disease,  tuberculosis.  "There must be thousands, very  likoly 00,000 or 70,000 children in  New York City alone, who often arrive at school hungry and unfitted to  do well the work required."  "Shorter hours and .".higher'' wages,"  h'e. suggests as a remedy for some of  these conditions. Steadier employment^ improved-sanitary-conditions  in workshops, and protection in  dangerous trades nro reforms which  in time will decrease materially t'he  amount of pauperism."  PENSION   SYSTEM  IS  URGED.  SAYS HE WAS  A TOTAL WRECK  BUT     DODD'S     KIDNEY    PILLS  GAVE HIM A NEW LEASE  OP LIFE.  Geo. Robertson Had   Rheumatism  and Dropsy���������'Had to be   Tapped  ... ���������Doesn't Know What it is to be  Sick Now.  Montreal, Que., Dec. 19���������(Special).  ���������Mr. Geo. Robertson,. a well-known  citizen living at 392 St. James St.,  Montreal, is ono of tho many people  in this city who are never without  Dodd's Kidney Pills in tho house.  Like "all the others, Mr. Robertson  has his reasons for this and is always ready to give tliem.  "I was a total wreck beforo I  started to uso Dodd's Kidney Pills,"  Mr. Robertson says. "I Had been  troublod with Rheumatism and  Dropsy for livo years. I Had to bo'  tapped to relieve me of tlio pain. My  arms and legs wero terribly swollen.  T liad just begun to get down-  Hearted when a friend induced me to  try Dodd's Kidney Pills. Before I  had used the second box I felt better.  Seven boxes cured me so completely'  that now I don't 1 tnow what it is to  be sick."   y   Results from common soaps;  eczema, coarse hands, ragged  clothes,  shrunken   flannels.  MIGHT  REDUCES  EXPENSE  kitU roi* the -Octacnn Bur  HANDSOME  14k RING and  BOLD WATCH  FREE  Hundreds of bfiaiitlftil  XUtiK* and Watches Free I  to anyone.  Send usyanr-nam-aati'l  addwi-t and agree to h-sUi  ���������.Mtiackoi-'oaofoiirfaiii-jUB  U.-iiv-MV^IjIiir Blue ntj  only 5c il ju-JraRC Wi  frnetyonaiid i*-nd Wu-  ItiK by mull posted  Evi'Tylarty iico-Isbliiln?,,  andatoitlyfic. ht"!"^!  JOUOnBOU thr) iOpP.ClC'i  .trcs in a few hour-.I  Whmi ������o*d send no thoj  il.OO and fits will send  too thn 'iiaudsomo Hlr..  t'old Finished Ulne. Mt  with decant large Mar-  aw tto Pear 8, Ttmmol-  ties Rubles, and Disk  nionda ��������� liandsomo and  IN MERRY OLD ENGLAND  NEWS    BY MAIL ABOUT   JOHN  BULL AND HIS PEOPLE.  i ���������  Occurrences     in   this   Land    That  Reigns Supreme in the Commercial World.  Mr. Hunter would make industry  itself pay tho necessary legitimato  cost of maintaining and producing  efficient  laborers.  One of tho great causes of poverty,  aside from insufficient, wages, in the  opinion of Mr. Hunter, fs th'o lack of  adequate provision for those who are  injured in tlie work which they undertake, or for the families of tliose  who are filled while engaged ln dangerous occupations.  Ho is an adbocate of the German  insurance system, which establishes a  fund partly paid by th'e workingmon  themselves and partly by th'e employers, for tho care of thoso who h'avo  been incapacitated by accidents. In  tlie case of death by accident, th'o  employer is' compelled to pay an  adequate amount? out' of h'is own  pocket to care for the family of th'e  workman  killed  wliile  in  liis' service.  "It is hardly humane," writes Mr.  Hu>iter, "for us to call a man a  pauper who has grown old by a life  of vigorous and honest toil. It is  brutal to call th'at man a pauper who  h'as lost his labor power in th'e form  of limbs, eyes, or Health while producing tiie wealth of the world, and  who must of necessity, after sustaining the loss, aafc" relief and resplto  until death.  ���������'This system of Insurance Is a palliative for much of tlio most distressing misery resulting from tliis social  problem. It encourages thrift; lt  involves no revolution in society, and  yot it is a beginning In Justice. It*,  does away in part, at least, with' th'e  abominable- system anil hypocrisy of  m-ifcing paupers oh tKe ono hand* an-d  of giving for tlieir relief with tho  other,"-  Irish" and Welsh, workmen in English' naval dockyards are to be offered the chance, of . exchanging with  Englishmen in the Irish and Welsh  yards.  "All that we really know for certain about Shakespeare," said a lecturer to the Manchester Shakespeare  Society, Vis that he was born, married,  and died."  When crossing from America on tho  Campania a poor woinarn gave birth  to a child;. and Mr. Marconi sent the  news by his wireless system to her  friends in Ireland. ,,  On the ground that consumption ls  infectious and preventable, the Islington, medical officer, asks the Borough  Council to compel notification ? of the  disease.  By a ruling in th'e Edinburgh Court  of Session the Iioman Catholic dioceses of Argyll and Galloway lose  ������40,000 bequeathed by the late Marquis of Bute, the bishops objecting  to certain conditions*.  Having   -becx*. -     -Jmnloyed        jvmong  horses, some of which had to be  slaughtered for glanders, Thomas  Lewis h'as died of the discaso in  Westminster Hospital.  While a farmer's family were sitting around the fire in the 'house  near Denbigh, a girl, aged nine, 'threw  adynamite cartridge onto the? fire.  The place was wrecked, the girl killed, and other inmates gravely injured.  Mainly through lack of chest devc-  lopement, 498 recruits for the Regular Army and : fifty-live for the Militia were rejected last year, says Colonel CJuayle Jones, connmaniding the  6th Regimental District.  Thero is a movement"in Johannesburg; says the London correspondent  of the Birmingham Post, , to erect a  statue to? Mr. Chamberlain in the  chief square of the city.  Argentina has addressed fresh* proposals to Great Britain for. the reopening of British'ports to Argentine  cattle, but there are indications that  the: request will be refused.  About three hundred old colliery  shafts near Manchester, says ix Lancashire correspondent, arc 'being  closed by Lord EUesmcre, but many  of theni are difficult to locate, as  last century.  A form of prayer imploring .that  the war in tho Far East may bo  brought-- tb-a���������close-h'as-been -sanctioned by tiio Bishop of Peterborough for use in his diocese.  Aftor the X-rays had failed to reveal the half a crown which an anxious Northampton mother believed* had  been swallowed by hor baby, the coin  was found, and the woman hurried  wilh it to the hospital and took lier  baby home.  The Brothers of St. Gabriel's Institute, famous for tlieir success in  the education of deaf and dumb boys,  h'avc settled at Bcaconficld House,  near Plymouth, on their expulsion  from France under tlio Associations  law. .With tlie permission of the  Roman Catholic Bishop of Plymouth  they nro about to commence tliere  tho education of deaf and dumb boys,  irrespective of creed, and private pupils will also bo received next month.  A curious effect of the now supply of soft Welsh water is noted in  Birmingham. Not only will it effect  an enormous saving in soap, but it  is almost revolutionizing tlio tasto  of the local public in teas and: blenders aro busy evolving combinations  more suited to soft-water brew.  The attempt    is  difficult,  because    in  cuslly^lUn-ta, if you writ"  - .      -"D .  |at* opportimltsr toMcnm ono cf_,ur *_a_iilnc-iiit "Gold  ���������TOEULDTORCKIIT.  to ns'for tho BluIfiKlvIl**'  outd*li.y***o*wniplvflyoii  *"Gol(*"  Ivret&'eVfDi-'ldlUoii toVboP'<t->.-Adi^  Bl*__*g Oo.- Popt. goo Toronto, -ont.  wttynv/esi^Jkr^ __  <l4 4/  OULTRY  THE  Wo can handls your poultry olthet  ������������������Jive or dressed to best advantage.  Also your butter, eggs, honey and  other  produce  DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO.,   Limited  Cor.   Wost   Markot   anil   Colboroo    8t������,,   TORONTO.  one street people may bo receiving  tho new supply, while in th'e next  the supply is a combination of varying quality with the old hard water,  but it is expected that uniformity  will be attained presently. Experts  say tliat the effect of th'e hew water  is to necessitate a milder tea, as  the flavor . may be fully brought  out without th'e extensive admixture of astringent varieties.  .QUALIFIED HIS STATEMENT.  Sho���������"To think that you once declared that you would love me as  long as you lived! And now, although we have not been married a  year, you care 'nothing at all about  me!"  He���������"But; you see, when I told you  I would love you as long as I lived  I wasn't feeling very well, and I  really didn't think I should live  long!"  HARD ON THE M.  P.  M. P.���������"Did you tell tliat reporter  I. had nothing to say?"  Servantr-"Yes,   sir."  M. P.���������"I suppose he was vory  much disappointed."  Servant���������"I 'hardly know, sir. He  said h'e was aware of the fact that  you never said anything, but was  iiiiiler Liie *lnxpresalon that you nov.r  misse'd   an   opportunity? to   talk."  Pilo Terrors Swept? Away.���������Dr. Agnew's Ointment, standi* at the head as  a reliever, healer,'.and sure cure for  Piles , in all forms. One application  will give comfort in a few minutes, and  three to 'six days' application according  to : directions .:..will cure chronic cases.  It relieves all itching and burning skin  diseases  in a  day.. 35   cents.���������79  Some men  for living if  in  boarders.  would  have  no   excuse  their  wives  didn't  take  WHAT SHE WANTED TO SEE.  "Mornin",      madam! Want     any  combs, brushes, huirpins, or tolTee?"  asked t*ie pedlar, putting his hat on  tho floor and opening his pock.  "No, sir," said the women, sharply, "and 1 don't caro for any novels,  puzzles, lamp-wicks, eye-salve, or  corn-sahve,  or corn-plasters."  "Just so. And I suppose it's no  uso to ask whether you'd liko to look  at a bottle of wrinkle-fillin' for the  complexion?"  "Not a bit, sir, and I know you  haven't any book on good manners  or you'd read it yourself occasionally."  "None of tlie people I call on would  appreciate 'em, madam. . And now, if  you think you, havo no uso for tho  celebrated invisible ear-trumpet that  you can fasten to a back window and  hear all your neighbors say, or the  famous long-range telescope th'at will  bring every kitchen within half a mile  of your houso so close to you that  you can almost smell what the folk  are cooking, I'll ho going."  "Hold on!" exclaimed the woman  of the house. "I'd very much like  to see thoso two articles."  "All right, madam," rejoined the  pedlar, "if I see any chap who's got  'em to sell I'll send him round.  Mornin', madam."  And he picked up his hat, put it  on His head sideways, and went down  the steps whistling "Good-bye Dolly,  I Must Leave -.You," whilo a large,  raw-boned woman stood at. the door  gasping  in  inarticulate rage.  CHENILLE   OURTAIN3  ���������nd all kinds of beiue Hati-finf*, *l*o  LICK CURTAINS  DYBS,������ %^.Hua  Writ* to tis ������boot yo-ari.  UUTieU AMBU0AM OYIIMfl CO., Bu U������( U-ontrcU  STAMEVIERE  ���������*THE ARNOTT INSTITUTE. BERLIN. O'T.  ���������*���������    For the triAtmcnt  of all forms  of SPEECH  DEFECTS.     We treat the cane, not  simply  tho  .labit, and Userelore produce natural speech.       ���������  Write for particulaxa.  'Irritable Pathcr���������"Want to marry  my daughter, hey? I suppose she  thinks I am fool enough to take such  a young man as you are into my  family, does slio?" Young Man���������"No,  sir. Sho didn't think it would be of  any use for mo to ask you. She  said you were so cross and so con  trary you would order mc out of  your odice the moment I spoke to  yoii   about   it."     Irritable Father ���������  Oh, s_o said -that.* did she? Well,  I'll show that impudent young thing  she doesn't know what slie is talking  about. You can have her, sir, any  day you  please!"  H.B.K  "Bought    my    Lira    for   3S   Cents."  ���������This was ono man's way of putting  it when lie had been pronounced incurable from chronic dyspepsia. "It wns  a living death to mo until I tried Ilr  Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets. Thanks  to them to-day 1 am well, and I tell  my friends I bought my. life for 35  cents."    60   in   a   box.���������80  "Grace, can you tell me what is  meant by a cubic yard?" "I don't  know exactly, but I t-hink it's a yard  that th'o  Cuban  children play in."  Dear; Sirs,���������I was for seven years  a sufferer from IJronchial trouble,  and would bo so hoarse at times that  I could scarcely Bticak. above a whisper.. I got no relief from anything  till I~triotfy6ur~MINAKD'S" HONKY  BALSAM. Two bottles gave relief  and six bottles made a complete  euro. I would heartily recommend it  to anyone siilVering from throat or  lung trouble.  Fredcricton.  F.   VANlJUSKIltK.  If a man hns the cheek to ask a  girl to marry she seldom hns tho  face to refuse.  Minard's Liniment for saie everywhere  Bluff���������"I'd have you Ic'now, sir,  that I'm a self-made man." Gruff-  Well, Vm sorry for you; but .keep  it dark and don't think too much  about it, and perhaps you'll get  along  nil  rigKt."  Tho Poisoned 6prtngr���������As in nature  so in man, pollute tho spring and disease and waste arc bound to follow���������  the etoinach and nerves out of kilter  means poison in the spring. South  American Nervine is a great purifien  cures Indigestion, Dyspepsia, and tones  the "nerves. The best evidence of its  elficacy is the unsolicited testimony of  thousands of cured ones.���������7G  SHIRT  Made big enough for a big  man to work in with comfort.  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada. Made on the  H.B.K. scale it requires 39^  to 42 3'ards pier dozen, whereas  common shirts have only 33  to 33 yards.  >*"  She (approvingly)���������"You won her  hand, then?" He (rather glumly)���������  "Humph*���������I prcsunio so. I'm under  her thumb."  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  "Jimsley-thinks his wife is an  angel." , '"Tliat ..so? Why. I didn't  know-"diirisley "was"married;'' "He  is a widower.."  That's the.reason_whv:_the_  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never  chafes the armpits, is never  tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full  and comfortable and wears  well.  "���������-^--��������� o  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 39J_  to 42 yards of material per  dozen.  Sold at all dealers but only  with this brand:~  F<ir Ov������r Sixty Vear..  Mic.tViH-ii.ow'tiSooTBiHaRYiiiir'i'M buna *m\ x  D'UHoi'tinf mothi'ra fnr their uhlhlrea whll������ UMthin*:.  Itioothentbe -*hll<l, no'teni the kui.ii,. ftllaynp-,ln, c*-***--  KiDdcolic,rt*_iiJaUal_.������toiiiach������nfl boweln, -mill* the*  T-H-ittromeayfor Ulanbtxa. Tweuty-tlve cuuU a liot-1*-.  tiolU by druugUto Ibroughout the wurld. J*a eureaul  k*LBfor"MK_ Wl*,ldLOW'H_OOTUXKUSvili;i'."    -22���������111  One get-up-and-git man is hotter  than a 'dozen of the wnlt-for-some-  th'ing-to-turn-uii  brand.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc,  "Vm satisfied that you nover intend to pay me th'at .50 yoi. borrowed." "Well, if you're satisfied, 1  nm."  "My Kidneys aro nil Wrong I ���������How  shall I insure best results In the shortcut time?" It stands to reason that a  liquid specific of thc unquestionable  jnurit of South American Kidney Cure  ���������will go more directly anil quickly to  tho scat of tho troublo than the "pill  form" treatment, and when it strilceH  the upot there's healing Iii an instant.  ���������78  "Vour account has been standing a  long time, Mr. Jhikoy." "I'aen givo  it u seat, _my dear Shears." "Very  glad to, sir. Shall we mako it a receipt?"  Piles  To provo to yoa *3*Jt_ ���������_"*,  Chaso'fl Ointment !s a certain  and absolute curo for eccr  and every form of Itchinc  b!-*cdiDK*.nd protrndlncr pllen,  Jio manufacturers have frunrr.atced If. See Its*  imonlalH in the dally pre***; and ask your neijb-  ioth what they think of it, Vou can uee it and  ���������ctronr money back if not cured. fiOc a box. at  ill dealers or Edmanso*. Hates & Cc Toronto,  Or. Chase's Ointment  HiBJVr  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal       Winnipeg       Dawson   1 _  tS.:*  TUB MAGNET IN SUJIGEIIY.  Wliat ia said to bo the largest elec-.  tro-magnet in the world has been installed in the Bridgo-iort 'Connjjf  Hospital. It will bc used for cxtrac-tfc  ing pieces 0/ iron an'd steel from tKe  eyes of machinists nnd other metal  workers wiio may be injured.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  .Ki  Tho Pall of Rheumatic Pains. ���������Whon  a sulTcrar finds permanent relief ln such  a meritorious medicino as South American Kheumutic Curo, how glad ho Is  to toll it. C. W. Mayhow, of Thamcs-  villo, Out., couldn't walk or feed himself for months���������four years ago three  bottles of this great remedy cured him  ���������not a pain since���������isn't that encouragement  for rheumatic sufferers?���������82  Ho���������"You have a headache, you  say?" Sh'o���������"Yes, I have." Ho���������  "Do-you suffer much from h'eadacho?"  She���������"Yes;  always when I havo it."  Use Lover's Dry Soap (a powder)  to wash woolens and flannels,-*  you'll Uke it.  AN EXCITING OCCTJTATION.  A Yorkshire nobleman insisted on  his head gardener taking on as an  apprentice a young lad in whom his  lordship was interested.  The lad was very lazy, an'd the  gardener was not at all pleased, at  having such a youth thrust upon  him.  Some time after, his lordship,  walking in tho garden, came upon his  gardener and suid: "Well. John, how  is my young friend getting on with  you?''  "OK, he's doin' fine," replied the  gardener, wifh a sarcastic grin. '"He's  workin' away there at the very job  that suits him.''  "I'm glad to know tKatl" said his  lordship.     "What may that be?"  "Chasing snails ofl the walks,"��������� was  the cutting reply,  First Russian���������"Wo. haven't enough  foot! for our men. Second Russian���������  "The Japs will h'el������i." "Dy giving  us food?" "No, by diminishing bur  number."  The harder you cough, the worse  the cough gets.  [  iSHiloK's  Consumptions  Cure S_lcLgns  is guaranteed to cure. If It  doesn't benefit you, the druggist  will give yon your money hack.  Prices: 6. C.W*n*_s &Co. _*_  ZSc.iOc._l   I/oRoy.N.Y., TorotJta.Can.  ISSUE NO.  51���������04.  saaastmBaitVsaaamm  mmmmmm v^k.  ^r^  ^r  -J***^  -<:������������������>-  $*-=:  ^CiS>  ^������?  ^f'ff  Sic-  ������������������������**-���������  i������kk.  ������&  %$  ���������**s������*������  ���������?fW  '.-><������������������&  5K  ^1^  -fi=?  ���������fr?  fr?  :ff?  #%  ���������fr?  *^.  ^v?  i^k-  f-f^  ff?  4*^-  Wf??*^Y?  PER GENT. REDUCTION AT  fY?  **���������_*  This Ycir business lias been most satisfactory, and with th_ closing of the old year wc wish to close out several lines of Seasonable Goods  by making this Big Sacrifice in  Prices.    Bargains for everyone.    Stock must be reduced to make room forSpring goods.  ^-r-r1-^e,^~Mnrmrr^nrraimi/ ,,t.^iexirwxx*-i!^jt*.m,i.itni. ���������������������������J'-' "'-������������������  ____K*J_______  Dress Goods  ���������ID inch Tweed Dress  Goods  ���������10 inch Fancy Dress Goods  -18. incli liiauk J_iisti(!  ���������1'J incli Tartan  ���������II inch Hwivy Plain Cloth  ���������It inch Tweed, good (juali'y  4S incli Broad Cloths  10 inch Zebeline  ;. I'i'ice  Sou  H.-)i;  liiu  73c  ���������l()i:  1 r,t)  1 2ii  1 00  Now  "���������Oc  50c  SOo  oie-  2.-.C  1  00  Iii  Iii  Ladies' -Jackets  This is an oppor-  Itcg. Price   Now  Are you in need of a Jacket,  tunitv not lo be overlooked.  Black Cloth Jackets, this .Season's  Goods       ...  Black Uloth Jackets (this season)  Grey Tweed Jackets  **, it  Fawn Jackets  Fawn Jackets  Brown Jackets  $18  11!  12  12  !)  15  10  12  12  10  S  0  7 50,  5 00  0 00  COStUSTBGo  Ladies' Costumes,  Ladies' Costumes,  Ladies' Costumes,  Ladies'  Sizes ol & 30  S  lie;  Price Now  ".12 00 . 0 00  18 00 9 00  27 00      IS 00  *-**���������*��������� j.iJt-1 gaga******-*'**-**  Blouses and Shirtwaists  lined,  can  be  One line of Wrappoicltcs, litems.!*,  Selling nt oui' old Hgiiivs t'ov SI.25 nml 31.50,  luul now for the retiiiukalily low price���������7'jc.  Other lines, nanielv, Lustres, French Flaiinols,  Oiishineres, etc. Ki-iiiiliir 1'iii-o.s lj*3.00 ami .'31.00.  Tout1 choice at Our .Midwinter .Sale loi- ������2.00.  Furs at Kaif Pries  Tho Price, on all our Furs lias been cut right in  two. Now the opportunity is yours to buy Furs svt  half price at tliis Sale.  Biankets!!     Blankets H    Blankets!!  Re;;. Price   Now  Whilo Blankets, gnn-Vquality .    $1 00       ���������**:' 00  Heavy Grey Blankets ii 75 2 50  AVe have ���������White, Li|{ht Grey. Navy Bluo nml  Bed Blanket!*, nil of which we are oil*, rinp: at Sale  Prices. Come" iii and secure one and tako advantage  of the reduction. ���������*.*-���������  Gorcifortars ll     Comforters J!  Rog. Price  .2 OD  ll 30  Comforters - -  Comforters - -  Tliis olfer (jives Hotels and  Booming  chance to lay in a supply at Mill Prices,.  Now*  $i 25  2 50  Houses a  nivt i,'M.t\u,n,uMH'AUAessBsarri  Men's Underwear  Men's Uiulerwoiir, lloeee lined at        50e per garment  Men's Underwear, All Wool, Fancy 75e per giiriucul*,  Men's   IJiulorwoiir,   heavy,    doulile-  hreiisted and double back 85c per garmont  Men's Scotch,   warranted unshrinkable (Woolsoley Brand. Reg. 3 00   Now 2 00  Boys' Fleeced Lined at 25c. each.  Boys' Heavy Wool at JOc. each.  Men's Ready-to-Wear Suits  Reg. Pricc   Now  Men's Rwidy-to-Weav Suits $15 00   $10 00  Men's Heady to Wear Suits $12 00       0 00  Men's Ready to Wear Suits .   .$11 50       8 00  Men's Odd Pants,  all  wool,  fine finish,   Tweed,  good value at $3.00, Sale Price $1.50.  A Great 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  Reg. Price   Now  Men's Overcoats, this season's goods   $ i) 00   $ 5 00  m  Men's Overc(juts, this season's goods     12 00  Men's Overcoats, tliis season's goods     Iti 00  Reg. Pricc  $5 50  Boys' Reefers  Boys' Reefers  3 00  8 00  10 00  Now  -1 00  2 00  $&  ftp  *m  "jS-J*.**.}*  'Jv.'^v*''  8S**������  ������������*  i_**v:*5?t  _____________  .j_.������__ _jit_**i_'-*BrT*-M!_,^^  THIS SALE means a great loss to us, but which is our loss is your gain.    We have only mentioned in thc above a few of our items, but  we will put on our Bargain Table Lots of Remnants ancl Odd Lines at Piiccs that must move thc  Bt������rFiTftrrs:ii\:'/:e-fn,yi^'.t,'r7^S2:  goods.  *W  ^%2^-k.  "7f{F ??{$"%('  millinery  Trimmed,  Untrimmed &  Readv-to-Wear Hats  ���������AT HALF  PRICE���������  ^C^  'W  MILLINERY  Trimmed, Untrimmed &  Ready-to-Wear Hats   *  ���������AT HALF .PRICE���������  ^#  m  m  m  #  m  'm^Y^/"  A Cfreai  Convenience  Around a'house is to liave. a  place to keep books. You  can get those sectional book  cases av the ��������� Ca.i***.iia*'.. Di*ug., &  Book Co.'s Store. They keep  ..11. .(!���������>������....-'r/.i*. Vou buy thi:  top and the base and as "many  intermediate sections as you  wish���������they Fit anywhere.  Call and see them or write  ���������      CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., Ltd     ���������  ��������� e  __e������***'������'-*oeoe������oo������������eoo____oe������  A post office box lins been installed  at Bows' drug store, on Mackenzie  Avenue, whicli will be a great convenience- ,-to tlie public. Collection*!  will be liiilde'at 7:*i0 a.m. and l:'20 p.ni.  A "Cobweb"' parly, under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church,'.will be held in the  niniise 011 Uio evening of Tuesday,  Feb. 14th.. All nre cordially .-.invited.  'ivannlssi'oii"2o"ceiits."  Chinese New Year celobriitionK  coimiK-ncy . . tfi-mo'rrow when tli"  copper-eolov.d celestials will distuib  the peace of "Old do-sb*' by the incan-  of lira crackers and an over dose of  ���������' Sam Suov."  Jlint e MlmI in  13. Hiiini'&co  Business Locals  and 11 lb. pail  Some lino hens for sale cheap.    All  blooded stock.     Apply lo L. A. l-Yel/..  Stroke Bf awn's  Gsgar.  H  at (.  ill lirirKrrel, Hei ring  '. II. lluiiii* i: Co.'s.'  W.ill Paper  Sunc.  Birth  Tayijih���������At Revelstoke, B.'C'Sun-  duv. Januaiv 22nd. to Mr. and Mis.  T.'E. L. Tavlor, a sou.  Marriage  Cashato���������Julian.��������� Al Giwly Creek,  on Janiiiiiv 30lh. 1005, by Rev.  Kit her Michelle. Mr. (jeo. Cashato  lo Miss Minnie Julian.'  LOCALISES  li.iia-y Bews  returned from the eas  n lasluuiahl'*^'_xn,___L.____=_. .  The hospital ball netted the Ladies'  Guild .soiue-ihiiii; over S'.-!00..  Prof. ('ha.=i-'s second weekly dance  takt-s place to-nighl in Selkirk  Hall.  Don't fail to see ������������������The I.-.dy of  Lyons'* at tlie Opera House tomorrow  nig'nt.  of  on  Josepii Martin wa? thrown out  tlie Police Court at Vancouver  Monday.  Tiie l! iililii'iii- Sisters will give 11  Shirt W'.ii-u dance on ICtitt-r Monday  in S-.'lkn k h,'ll.  The monthly inreLin-i of lhe lion id  of 11.ide will lie held in lhe eily hull at  S o'clock lonijiht.  A sk.itinK party went out to AV.  ���������Watson's Opon Air Kink a ud .spent an  enjoyable time Tuesday afternoon.  and sen  from ;i  '���������'astern  The   advance :  Lady  of Lyons'  record brciiUei*.  public  is  drawn  lie. of sea's for*"Tho  tn-nioiTow. "ig'nt is a  Tho attention of the  to   tlic*. fact tliat the  curtain will rise promptly at. S:l.">  sharp, and they are kindly "requested  to govern themselves accordingly.  Harold Nelson, the leading Canadian  actor, and liis 'celebrated   company 'of  artistes, will appear iu 'Revelstoke in'  another   jnonoiince-l   success.    Steele'  MaeKaye's gvenx drama,  in   live  acts,.  entitled  "Paul  Kaitvar,"  a  story  of  Uie. sti'i-vius:  episodes   of   the   Tj'rencb.  vevolulionduriii^ the "reign of terror."  Kippered   and  Sn ok-d  .ind.** at 11. H  il'ime ic Co  I*  S;r.oke Brov  Vuoita " G!ga?.  $70 Sinctor S  good a.*, new, S10 cash  otVice.'  JO p-r   1 out  pe;.-,      L iioiciin,:  Wood- Furii.liii  TiieieV noih't:  r.u*������* ii-* .*t X,.| I lx-i  tinii of yi a**.     (.'.  It. ilow.-on it Co. h 1  <*f C.11 pel.- on lin* ������..iy  for li:<- rpiiiig Ir.id.*.  _   -, .     " , I     Our    I..--.;     [-1,',; 1   .*������������������  On ln-5 return from a   trip   over   the | h:i.|*_..,L   H***.mi!.h  :-i ���������<<  line cf   liie   Island   railway.   Mr.   R.; y,,,; ,y ,:rnl  S ���������.. ori ��������� v  oi.lv.  .Marpole.   goninil     superiiHendent.  of ! $1.75 ai C. B. Hun:. & IV*,'  the C.P.R., declined toeiihoi-  confirm |  or deny tlie  report  tliat the  K. <fc N. I  Railway had   heen  purchased  hy   thn  groat 11 aiise.-intineut.-il   company from j  Mr.   James   Dunsmuir.    Mr.   Marpole,;     ! still ii 1 ve s.ini*.*   p-itii-rn-;.  admitted, hr;*.*. evor. cli.it  nevrntia'ion'- J F.-> rn. y    \\*oil-.        U-***.*!eiici-  wero in pt-.ittresH. savs the  Vancouver   Woodioi'.'n iiuu-her- aliup,  ~"    ---        - B.,*.ke.'_  ____ ,___. _^  PER CENT.  ON ALL CASH PURCHASES  Of Il;ils and Caps. Gloves, Mills,.Shirts.- Blankets,..Underwear, '* "  Mackinaws, Clothing, and all   Furnishings,  Men's, Women's and  Children's Rubbers and Boots.  Have removed from my old quarters, near Depot, to Fretz' building  First Street, West.  ������9i    '111I'M Wl  ������_���������������_  CV\ ion    Te:i  ��������� ."ill**  Y "or Ci'-d.t i*- L'or't: -ir.  Fiu-iiiiuic- Sloii- fur 0->'|)ei*:  nl<*.in,-.  tofi 2 27i.  li,*..   lor  lira*  *l!*d  -l 1, **  L.o  VYorld .of. .Monday...  ,   elr..   for  nftpiM'i*  Mra. A. E.  biotlicrs and sisters in Aurora, Ont.,  to mourn his loss, lo all ol" whom the  I:l-:iiAi.o, witli niiiny friends here,  extends he.i*.tfelt sympathy in this  hour of had bereavement.  Bomb  throwing in Seattle.  Skittle. Jan. :JI.���������Tn an attempt to  j kill certain  emissaries of the Russian  ! f-ovei'iunont who liave been in Scuttle  I fur fume weeks seeking 10 secure sup-  j plies   ior   .shipment to Vladivostok, 11  bi-mh-lino-Aer     wifcl'ed     the   Thi id  Avenue Hall building, Madison street.  c.uly thi*, morning.  ".Vliil-r* t lie identity of thc mnn who  threw the .infernal machine, is.buried  in  mysUi-y, the  police  incline to die  K.  L-.A  Mr.   ami   M  family, of Tm  up their 1 i's:i|.. ii"e  Mr.   K inula:!   is  district   and   will  sil ion lo t I'.e l-.r.sii  city.      Ju.-t.   i*e;.*entiy  signi'd  Lumbei  from tli  of   Rev  mills at  tract  ii   fu*.*  nn  annual cut  over a numlx-i-of ve.ns.  L. Kinman and \  e City, will Inkei  in this city shortly. I  well   known   in this j  be a vnluabl(.- aCfpii-j  less   inteiest.s of   the  Mr.      Kinman  If you 'nave an  furiiif.iu-K i.n-tt you  rid of ive will  luke  voii for it  sTTioiiVd  would  liki  it  over  n'.ft.  Wood, :iie fiu-nitu-.c man.  piece eif  I"  g  and  allow  John   I:  11 contract  ��������� Ouiipany  i- I'oiiipauv'  f-lst.ke I'o'i  Tiiieo Vitlli  with the Mundy  to   take   out. logs  : limits Lo l.ho west  delivery   at their  y Lake. The con-  xtouilirig  Changes in thc Staff  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Cm-ley  returned on Moiuhiy night  holiday visit to friends in  Canada.  Special music, by a seven-piece or-  clR'.stia will be furnished between the  acts at lim Opera House, tomorrow  night, wliich alone will be well worth  the price of admission.  Joe Morgan, tonsorial artist, has  secured temporary quarters in the  "Union Hotel, where hc is carrying on  business until other arrangements  can be made for a permanent site.  The attention of our reader.-, is directed lo the announcement in Mr. E  J. Bourne's advertisement in tbis issue  of the TlliliALi). Air. Bourn, has just  settled in his new premises, Fretz  block, First street.  The entertainment at lhe Opera  House tomorrow night promises to be  one of the greatest treats of the sea-  eon, consisting of 11 five-act play entitled "The Lady of Lyons,'' a beautiful  story of love and pride. A social  fiance will conclude the evening's |  cntertainiueul.  . Import'Uif, changes are about to ta;  place ii, eoti!i'*(*ti"n wiiJi   tiie  stall' of  I the [mpi?*ri.*,i IJiink of  this   eily.     Mr.  ��������� T. li. Hiker, wim has hei-n accountant,  in the   Imp. rial   [{-ink   litis   been   pro-  I inott'd   to   i.ln-   management   of    111"  j hank's* bra-i**h tit. Trout. Hake ',,'il y and   ���������_ j Mr. iioniil.'-e. tb'.-'i'nml Ltk** iii���������iwii_cv  .*-*n*u'*&^:C'__________*������'___*���������_**_U_������?-.* '       ", ,,t .        it. t  ~-..o*������.*_*^������.i      ������.__������������������������',.������,������_,___.    j vvu| ���������,,,_.,, t.lie- hiaii'.-o oiTir-r*   ut,  Arrow-  g [ head in   tin;    course   of   a.   couple   of  S j weeks.    Mi*.  Jali'ray  f)f  the   Imperial  g iBank .stall: nf   Si 1 alhc.-na,   Altn.,   will  Ji! likely take   Mi*.   Hnker'.s   place  in   llio  3 I office hiM'f.    Tl-.e  many friends of Mr*.  Baker will lie pleased   fo  bear of   his  deserved promotion and will extend to  hiin thoir very best wishes.  :h  for fun or tlirough force of  habit. They cough because  they have to. There i.s  something irritating and  banning their breathing  organs. They would not  cough if given  Baby's Own  Cough Syrup  25c. a bottle.  Lots of mothers use  it.  Waiter  Bews,   Phm. B.  OI'I.'CK.'.ST AM) STATIONKll.  .���������������������������.'Next lo ihe Hume lilock  Death of -W. Appleton,  The TIlcriAM) sincerely regrets to  announce, tin: death at tlie hospital  on I'Viday morning last of Mr. Walter .Appleton from the cll'ect.s of blood  poison. The late Mr. Appleton, while-  only a ro-idcnl, of this city for '-.bout a  year, was highly esteemed by nil who  bad tlic pleasure! of hi.s acquaintance.  lie was a. young man of many sterling  -finalities, nr.il his sudden demise at the  early age- of 20 years, was 11. shock to  his many friends. Deceased was n  member of Ihe I. O. O. I1'., flic local  brethren of wliich Order took charge  of flic remains. Service was held in  Selkirk hall on .Sunday morning, the  funeral Inking place fiom there fo l.ho  C. P. R. depoi, where the body was  placed on "No. 2 for shipment to l.ho  deceaseds old home in Amora, Out.,  where, tin: interment wiil lake place:.  Accompanying the remains lo llieir  last TUKling plnee was the linneec of  lhe. dccc.-i-ed. Miss Libel Adair, iie-  '' sidt'B his  flan cue, the deceased litis left  theoi*}*^ that, the work was tbat of  irTfriii-iis. ^YinsniicrrheaTdtiiiarlc-i'sMt^is*  the general belief that some straggling  and 'misguided discipln of nihilism  i!i>i*oi'ei'C'd the quarters of the Russian  agents, and without further ado  sought to revenge hi.s country's  wrongs on tin* Czar agents.  'I'll** front of lhe .building in the hall  of which the bomb exploded wns  wn-eked completely. All the glass in  Ibe windows whh shattered, and the  panes inthe window of other buildings for several hundred feet in every  direction-were smashed.  No one was hurt in tlie explosion,  al!hough tht-i-ft were many people in  liiu building when the bomb was  1 In-own. The nearest approach to  injury hef.-l Patrolman Dolphin, who  win standing near the building when  the d uri.-tge was done. Tim force of  tin- explosion knocked the polii-einan  oif his feet and .threw him ten feet  into the-rood way. Although Dolphin  had been in the vicinity of the  building sonm mimiles before the,  explosion occurred, he wa.s unable- to  shed any light on the mystery surrounding the committing of the  eririif*.  Last Call.  A large number of people have  availed themselves of this opportunity  of seeing Mr. Heard about tlieir ruptures if you wisli to se him you must  do it now.  CENTRAL HOTEL.  What about that Cosy Corner yon  were talking of getting. We have 11  nice range of upholstering material,  an_l we build lhem any size or shape.  John E. Wood's, the furniture store.  ty tyty tytytytytytytyty ty%  *i For Ladies J  ty of Taste 4%  f- Tlio.it: f,iit]|i*ft who want  thn   bout Tp  (ltiiif:H    for     lho     Tolli-t���������Hoap.-t, A������i  I'ow turn,    I'iiITh.    Toilet.     Wlitor, Vp  jj\          f.1.1:., you wunt lo 'sco tlio Stock ^J.  *Sy         v,*<- cury. T������!  ify From    ilpllenlti . Perfumery   to   *S*  T. wlioloHimio l.liitiKH wlilt-li torn: tho  *l-9-> Ryslom, wo luivu nil tho rct'tiitutcu  X ul. Iho  ty Red Cross.  *������ Drugstore  ty .1. QUINAN-, MnniiKur.  NOTICE.  Notleo Ii hereby _iven that thirtv ilaya nfter  ilnte we iiitenit to apply to the Chief Conunl..  il"iicr 01 li'intl** nnd Works for a twenty-one  years' lento to em nil tho limber trlbutnrv to  Kive Mi lu Creek, in tno district of Wost Kootenay, described ns followa:  Cominc'nuini! nt a post, planteil at the north  enHt.coruer_ofiUBterson!.-ublinit_onJ,Jio_baiik of  Klve Mile Creek, thenee running riloiiK bu'tlf  sltlos of l'-ive Mile Crook to a post planted  near west fork of said Five Mllu oreok on or  near tlic Standard Itasln trail, Ilium*, riinnlnir  one mile In each dlreetlon (east and west)  theneo nlonifin a southerly dlreetlon to with  In one mile of Columbia rivor, thencu back to  Initial post and place of commencement.  Pntcil tbis 20th day of January, 1001.  KEVELSTOKE l.UMBEIt. CO., LTD.,  I'er E. Scliuutcr, Agent.  NOTICK.  Notice Is liereby Riven that tliirty days after  date I Intend lo apply to the Chiel Commissioner of Lands aud Works forspecinl licences  to cur antl carry awny timher from tho follow*  ihi. til-scribed.lunds in West ICooteiuiy districl:  1, Coin moulting at a post marked "(!. I'\  Llndmnrk's corner-post," and plumed lialf a  mile from south bank of llig JMily ereek about  two miles and a quarter from Columbia river,  thenee soutii 80 ciiains, thence wcsl 80chains,  Iht'iit-t* norlh M chains, thence cast SO chains  to pointof commencement.  2. Commencing at n post marked "C- V.  Lindmark's coruer post," plnnted ou tho south  bunk of llig Ktltly creek, about two niiles mid n  half from Columbia river, thonce soutli '10  chain 1. thence west 1011 chains, tlicucc north  40 chains, tlience east 100 chains lo point 01  commencement.  ������ Commencing tit a post marked "C. F.  Liudinnrk'H curlier post," planted about ten  chains Irom south bank of llig Ktldv creek  about half a mile from Iho Columbia river,  thcuco III chains fotith, theneo 100 chain-,  wont, thence *iti cliuins north, thenee 100 chains  cist to pointof commencement.-  ���������I. Cominencing at a post plnnted about  three* .unrters of n mile from Hock creek and  one mile und a half from tlie wost bank of lhe  Columbia river ami mnrked "CF. Lindmark's  corner post," thence west IW chains, thence  nortii 10 chains, thence east 100 chains, thence  south 10 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 17th doy of January, 1905.  CHAS. F. lindmark:.  1. Commencing at a post mnrked "ltevelstoke Lumber Co's north east corner post," on  west bank of Colurn bla river, opposite six  mllo bar, tlience running south Mj chains,  theneo west SO chains, thcuco nortii SO chains,  tbunco east 80 ehuins to tho poiut of commencement.  2. Commencing at n postmarked "Revel*  stone Lumber Co's north westcorner post," on  west bank of Columbia river opposite six mile  bur, running south SO chains, thence castSO  chains, ihence norih So chains, thence west So  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 17tU day of January, 1903.  KEVELSTOKE LUMBER CO, LID.  ��������� ���������  LECTURE  8:30  .^ping's  EVIOFSDAY,  TUESDAY  and  WEDNESDAY  THE G;v!LY CS9AHGE TO SEE THS INSTRUMENTS WORKING  IT EXISTS under and by virtue ol"a special Act of Parliament, confer-  riug ���������������������������>on llic company unusually broad and comprehensive powers,  practically guaranteeing a monopoly of llio wireless telegraph.  It is in tlie enjoyment of Govern incut aid and co-operation lor the inauguration and maintenance of telegraphic communication between Canada and  Kngland. The large high-power'station constructed al Glace Bay, Cape  Brolon, Nova Scotia, was built by government aid, and it was through that  station thai the practicability of trans-oceanic wireless telegraphy was first  successfully demonstrated to the world.  IT IS UNDER CONTRACT WITH THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT EOR THE ERECTION, INSTALLATION,.MAINTENANCE  AND OPERATION OI-' A SYSTEM Ol* WIRELESS TELEGRAPH  STATIONS ALONG TIIE ST. LAWRENCE RlV*ER AND THE  EASTERN CANADA COAST LINE.  Il is subsidized by the Canadian and New Fdiindjand Governments to  construct, maintain and operate a series of wireless telegraph stations on the  Coasl of Labrador.  It is in receipt of large sums of money from both the Dominion and Newfoundland Governments, as initial subsidies.  It is in the enjoyment of contracts wilh both governments above named,  guaranteeing substantial revenues from the operation of these stations.  C. P. R. WILL INSTALL MARCONI WIRELESS ON ALL STEAMSHIPS WHEN STATIONS ARE ESTABLISHED ON THE. COAST.  (See Vancouver World, Jan. 2*5, 1905). , '������.,<���������    ,*t:*>,'..  THE OTTAWA GOVERNMENT HAS SET DOWN $100,000 FOR  MARCONI WIRELESS STATIONS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.  The commercial development ol the Marconi System has reached a stage  of perfection never before attained by any similar invention within-a similar  period of tunc. , , '  Thc man of a practical mind will at once recognize the great''possibilities  of the system, and will need little persuasion lo see in the future of lhe  great company his opportunity for the profitable employment of his capital.  The  price of Marcon1  Opportunities do not come often,  securities is advancing rapidly.  To-day they are in big demand at $5.06. ������������������'.:���������  In a few weeks they may be worth $7.00, $io.oo-and $100.  When the Marconi System gets in full workings order the  price of its stock will run up rapidly, perhaps into the thousands  as did thc stock of the Edison electric light, which sold at  $4,000 less than a year after it was offered at $100..  Think of Bell Tephone Sharcs=paid_ $.200-000 Dividends  on $1.00. -  e  Do not wait too'long lo'buy at $5.00, for the  price is likely, to  advance  any day. - -' -  All applications for Marconi Securities must be accompanied by remittance  in full, made payable to the order of II. G. ROBINSON,   Sale's Agent.  i  ONLY A L1EVNTED NUMBER OF  TO BE SOLD HERE.  SHARES  MR. I-I. G.   ROBINSON   will   give  lectures daily as above,  chasers of stock can sec him at the Opera House from 9:30 a. m,  to  daily. .- -  and pur-  10' p. m.  DON'T LOSE THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME. BUY NOW.  i  ���������*fr$*<fr$Hfr$Hfr*$"fr$"fr-*fe*3������ ty ty ty ty ty tyty ty tytytyty  NKS !  Wc beg-to thank our old and new  friends for their liberal patronage during  last year. May our business associations  be as pleasant during the coming year.'  To start the~new~yeiir"iri~"a"proper~  manner, let us place an artistic piano in  your  home on  easy payments.   We are  exclusive agents for the following pianos  of world-wide reputation :���������  tSteinway & Jons  Williams  ifordheimer  JYewcombe  Chase 8t Qaker Piano Player  A card or call brings you handsome  catalogues and particulars of our easy  payment plan.  REVELSTOKE   INSURANCE  ASEriGY, LIMITED.  REAL ESTATE  LOANS  INSURANCE.  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty tyty  NOTICK.  Nollpt* Is lmrelij* given Hint GO Onvi r.fti'r  datel Inic-utl tn imply to Ihu Chief c'nnnnis.  sioner ol lands anil Works for Fermlsslun to  [iiin.'linse Hie following described lauds in the  District of West Kootenay: -'.-.������������������  Commencing at a post planted on the east  side of the . rrowhead Brancfe, about two  miles west of station at Arrowhead, andmark-  ett'.'W. F. Ogilvte's south west corner post,"  thence east -10 chains, thence north 40 chains,  tbence west 40 chains, thence south 40 chains  to pointof commencement.  Dated 23rd day ol Jaauarj-, 1905.  \ Vi. F. OGILVIE.  NOTIOE.  Notice ts hereby given that 60 days after  dute J Intend to apply to thc Chief commissioner of Lands <and Works for permission to  Surchase the following describes lands ln the  istrictof West Kootenay:  Commencing o:t.a post planted on the east  side of the Arrowhead Branch about 1I_ miles  ���������west of Arrowhead station, and marked "G.  S. SI charter's southwest corner post," theneo  east 40 chains, thence north 40 chains, thence  ?west 40 chains.- thence south 40 chains to point  of commencement....  Dated :23rd day of January, 1905.  G. S. McCARTEB.

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