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 I ���������������������������  -A-IsHD  RAX LWAY    MfeN'SyJQ-UB N A U  Vol    XVI: NO.  14  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  APRIL. 6, 1908  FATAL WRECK  ON THE C.P.R,  $2 00 ai'Year in Advance  P. BURNS GO.  Department Store.  Men's Fine Spring- Hats  are now open; we never  had a finer selection. We  have the genuine Christie  (made in London, Eng.)  and imported by ourselves. These beautiful  Stiff ha~ts at  $3 and $3.50  Some  Nice   novelties   in  new   shapes  in   soft hats  at  $2.50 and $3.00.  Fedoras in  correct shapes.    Some entirely   new ones  from $2.00 to 3:50.  Stetson's, and they are the  genuine John   B.' Stetson/  stamped with the maker's name and guaranteed���������$5.00  Shoes  Shoes are'an item ,of, consideration in your buying  just now. We have a nice,  selection this spring.'  For comfort, -shoe satisfaction and- economy, buy  the^ Slater.'     We.have over  , 50 SifFerent styles to -choose'  "from ,,   -^:A:       ' '"  $4.00 and $5.00  Sfeirt; Bargains!!!  /Skirts���������no.., twc/������alike.-/This is a  -line of Samples^, which we were fortu-  nate enough to buy Sway below, the  regular price and you .will benefit by it.l*  No Two; Alike  "���������wieclc'was a hadone'^the^four  next 'the   engine "being entirely  SEE HERE  -     Nice Sprfng Skirts^, made  bf Light  Tweed, trimmed with Satin   folds,  in "a-'  variety of colors  -    SIO SKIRT FOR S6.75  -   Navy Blue Homespun-skirt in nice  spring* weighty..  $7.00 SKIRT FOR S*.5Q .  Black Lustre skirt, very nice, well made, and   it  is  impossible to buy better wearing goods.  ~J'       .      . "     " S4.SO Skirt for-ea.75  Our White Voile skirts you will have to  sec' to   appreciate���������we make the price to suit you.  ~ ~~~        '~     " "8107dp~SklrtT"-Fcr Ze.BO  GLOVES  The New French wash Glove, the  most easily washed glove yet produced.  Very Dressy and Cool. You can buy  this glove here for a small consideration  amounting to  $1.50 per pair  Groceries  In this department we  are constantly searching for  new delicacies to add to our  already large stock of Groceries, and when you are  wanting-something appetising and nice to cat, call  in and see us or have our  man call on you.  Six Miles from Golden���������Freight  Train runs into Rock Slide ���������  Engineer Little Killed���������Fireman Dickey Dies from Injuries  Again    the    city   is ' thrown   into  mourning.     This  time through death  by. accident   of  one   of   her popular  young men,  in  the  person of David  .Little,' C.B.Ri. locomotive engineer.  On Monday evening, about 7:30o'clock,  a  freight   train   of    nine   cars   and  caboose,   in    charge   of     Conductor  John   Lawson,     with     the     deceased David Little as  engineer, and Geo.  Dickey, fireman, ran into a, rock slide  and was derailed,'the locomotive and  four "cars going over the embankment  into the   Kicking   Horse liver below.  Engineer Little was caught under the  wrecked engine and   instantly  killed  while  Fireman   Dickey   had an aim  and two legs broken.  The  accident happened  about   six  miles east of Golden on a sharp curve,  and the unfortunate men had not the  slightest chance to make their escape.  Th'e engineer stayed at his post to the  lasr, for it" is known  that the moment  he observed the rooks on the track he  applied the" brakes, but the intervening   distance   was too  short to avert  the catastrophe.   ' The  wrecked train  was .the . second   section   of   a  long  freight, the first section of which, in  charge ot Conductor Angus MacLean  and Engineer John Purvis, had passed  over  the   point   where ,the accident  happened   only about thirty minutes  previously.     The slide therefore'must  have come "down only a few minutes  before the second section came along?  The rock which caused the'accident  was sy large "tliat it had to be<blas'ted  out afteryvards. 1������  .-.-<-- ���������'���������  :'-Th%  cars  broken up, while the engine, by the  force-of the impact, was practically  turned rouud, facibg e.istward. The  body of the unfortunate engineer was  recovered 'shortly after . the wreck  occurred. . The fireman.was conveyed  on a '.light engine to the hospital  at Goldeu, where, the latest reports  state, he is progressing as well as  could be expected.  The  late  Mr.   Little   was well and  favorably known in. this city, where  he' has been a resident for some years,  as well as-along the line fiom Calgary  to   the ^coast, and  the   many friends  will learn  with sincere regret of  the  untimely end, in  the prime of life, of  "Dave" Little, as   he   was "familial ly  called. " The deceased has left behind  him to moum  his loss a wife and tvvo  young children, to whom he was ever  a loviug and indulgent  husband and  father.     The Herald unites with the  hundreds of friends in this district arid  piovince iu extending to the bereaved  widow and her two litllo daughters,  their heartfelt sympathy.  This afternoon the funeral of Mi  Little is taking-place at-the'eeineteryr  the arrangements being in charge oi  the Brotherhood - of Locomotive Engineers and ;the cortege escorted by  the members of the L. O. L. ahd I.\0.  O. F. (of wliich the deceased was a  member) in full regalia. -The coffin is  covered* with handsome wreaths as a  token of the deep respect in which he  was held. . The Rov. C. H. M. Sutherland conducting the burial service.  LATEK.  Last even ing a wire from the Golden  hospital announced the death of fireman Geo. Dickey. The deceased's  home is at Truro, "Nova Scotia, where  his parents reside. The remains will  be brought in to-night,on No. 1 and  will betaken to Howson's undertaking  pallors for embalmment and to await  f������l>>tll������l,������    lntl|.,l,,*inn������  NEW BLOCK  To Cost Twenty-Five Thousand Cuts   His  Own  Throat When  LARDEAU MINER  KILLS MISTRESS  Dollars Will. be Erected Im  mediately ��������� Plans now being  Prepared. ���������  Another evidence of ��������� the stability of  Revelstoke _as   a , business   centre   is  forthcoming  in   the    announcement  that  Messrs.   P. Burns' and Co. will  commence the   erection at ouce of   a  handsome brick, bjbek on.the corner  of Mackenzie avenue and First street,  opposite the  Imperial Bank.   Acting  under instructions from Mr. P. Burns,  Mr-. John Kernaghan  is. now at work  prepaiing-plans   for   the  new block.  As soon  iis  these are completed, and  approved by Mr.vBurns, construction  will   be   commenced.     The   building  will   cost .iu    the   ..neighborhood   of  $25,000 and. will' be a handsome addition'to   the   business'portion  of the  city. ' *  * '  The Maple Leaf Booth.  Mrs. Hyland and Mrs. Dr. Morrison  who will have charge of the Canadian  booth at the coming "Nation's Fair"  are sparing no " effort to make it of  peculiar interest. Iu this booth fancy  articles for sale will be a specialty.  Little Miss Madeleine Hyland will be  dressed to representMiss Canada, who  will be the presiding genius of this  booth. Our popular taxidermist, Mr.  Edwards, is taxing his ingenuity and  skill to ornament the booth with one  of Canada's national'symbols.  Police Catch Him���������Nods his  Head when asked if he Slew  Edna Hoffman,  Oheualis, Wash., April 4.���������When  officers reached the Lewis county  sheriff's door at six o'clock this morning with John T. Coleman of Ferguson,  B. C.,;! murderer of Edna Hoffman of  Portland, Coleman drew a razor from  his shoe, severed his wind-pipe and  sank to the ground with blood streaming from five severe wounds in his  throat. He was huniedtoa hospital  hut has not much chance to live. Hc  nodded his head when Sheriff Urqu-  hart asked if he were Miss /Hoffman's  slayer.  Piipers in his pockets gave Coleman's  residence as Ferguspn (in the Lardeau  country) and ho held a free miner's  license for British Columbia, expiring  next month. lie had other papers  from Ferguson, B. C.  Coleman cut Edna Hoffman's throat  in her 100ms over tho Palm saloon in  Portlaud early Sunday moining. He  had followed hor here from Spokane"  angry because she would no longer he  his mistress.! He was fleeing not tlL-  ward after the murder when detectives  caught him. The woman was dead  when found.  [Coleman, referred to above, was  well known in this cily, having resided  here for some time last fall, being  known as "Jack Gibsou."]  From Now  Until April 15, 1905  We have a large stock of Fancy Goods on hand  and have decided to clear out the whole lot at any  price.  Pmt Cent  Isco unt  for Cash  1 ���������������-*������.  THE BY-LAW  ;Sss$i;ggg  ^sziiej;  The   Citizens   Should, Back up  the .City Council and  Improve  Light Plant ��������� No  Backward  Movement in Revelstoke.  1 By a vote of 40 for, to s37 against,  the By-Law to authorize thei City  Council to borrow the sum df $15,000  for the purpose of making necessary  improvements to the electric light  plant, went down to defeat at the  polls1* yesterday.  The result, from a citizens' point of  view, is regrettable, hut the smallness  of the total vote polled would seem to  show that the question h.ul not been  sufficiently placed before the public.  Theieisno question as to the insufficiency of the electric light system.' To introduce arguments th.it  part of the money was to be  applied to other purposes is merely to  sliiik the real question at issue which  is: Shall we or shall we not improve  our electric light system?, If tlie citizens are content to go oh for another  12 months with the present system,  well and good,   but we doubt if they  are; ~ i ,  We would suggest that the cuy  council go at it again. Let it be understood that money voted for this  purpose cannot be diverted lo. making  boulevards or to any other purpose.  Let 1111 engineers report he prepared on the electiic light system and  bo. laid before 1.1m council and then let  a mass meeting of citizens be called I o  discuss thc whole matter-m.d, if the  result is as we think ifc will be, let  another by-law be submitted to the  ratepayers.  '. ,    The Estimates  Victoria, March 5.���������The Estimates  passed the House yesterday' without a  division or an amendment, and only  after one day's,debate. -      .>;.  The .want.^of_;poiifidenco��������� r mot&iti-  movecl by "Leader MacDonald "o'tJhe  Opposition was defeated by a, vote" of  21 to 16. The McBride government  has the confidence of the people..  From Now Until Aprii 15th.  Will be given  on all   Fancy   Goods,   Purses,   Chatel-  lain'es, Box Perfumes, Vases, Mirrors, Etc.  ,      .PURSESAND CHATELAINES���������A Large Stock Stall  .--Prlces-'-SS Worth for $3.00.  MIRRORS���������Triplicate, Single, Shaving, "Etc  Brass    TeapotsT^Jardinieres,   Pictures   and   an  -EndScssV.-irioJyt'o-Pdther Goods.- - - - , ���������     "* ~, ,  - - .- ..,.  Easter Monday. Ball.  The Easter Monday Ball, lo be held  in Selkirk hall under the auspices of  the Rathbone Sisters, promises to be  a most successful affair. The ladies  are sparing no'effort nor expense to  have everything ready and in first-  class shape for their first annual ball.  The upstairs of Selkirk Hall has also  been engaged and tables for games  and cards will be arranged for the  accommodation of their guests.  yiiiir'*A������������:if  further, instructions.  Football.  A vcry pleasant match between  the  City and a picked  team  from   the C.  P. It.  shop   employees,   came off on  Saturday.   The game throughout was  very interesting, and considering  the  lack of  practice,   all   did  well.   The  result was'a drawn  game,  ono goal  each.     Tlie teams:lined up as follows:  City��������� Goal, ;���������backs���������Sissons,- E.Taylor; half-backs, Cummings, Liddlc,  Lyons (capt.);. forwards, W. Smythe,  McKinnon, Lefeaux, Beavo, Jlookum.  C.  P.  R.���������Goal, Lee; backs,  Parr, A.  N.Other; half-backs, JCorfoot.Pheeney.  Hugh   (capt.);   forwards,   McKinnon,  Annan, Allan, Corson, Iiultou.  This Opportunity  Of Buying this   Class   of   Goods at Less'than Cost.  You will not have the same  chance again.  D (ROSS DIM STORE  Geo. D. Beattie, Prop.  <������������������������������������������������������������  THE LEADSHG STORE  Calico Ball  The Economist for the People  VOCAL VISITOR  SOAP���������25c.     BARGAIN���������No    excuse   to  go  dirty  when you can buy a whole box of soap for 25c.  Your attention is directed to a   new  shipment of California Oranges imported direct.  G B, HUME & CO,  Department Store  Death of Mr. Mann.  On Monday evening Mi*. M. Mann  died at his residence from paralysis.  The deceased has been ill more or less  throughout the winter, bnt up to a  week ago had been steadily improving  and it was expected that* with the  advent of spring his health would be  fully recovered. But such was not to  be the case and last Thursday ho was  suddenly stricUen with an attack  which resulted in death. The late  Mr. Mann had been a resident of this  city, with his wife, for some years,  having moved here from Donald. The  funeral took place yesterday to the  cemetery and was largely attended.  Rev. O. H. M. Sutherland conducted  the service. To the widow, Mrs.  Mann, the many friends in tht! city  extend their heartfelt sympathy in !  her hour of bereavement.  Madame Freed Griselda is in  the City and Will Give a  Concert Monday Evening in  the Opera House.  The social event of tho season will  be Mad,une Griselda's song recital, at  the Opera House on Morulny evening  next. Madame Griselda enjoys an  enviable position among the leaditi"  artiste singers of the world and her  recital will be in the nature of a musical  treat for this city. The "Victoria Colonist says: "Those of Victoria's  music-lovers who attended Mme. Freed  Griselda's song recital on Friday evening, enjoyed a rare treat, although the  fame of this lady's voice and of'her  artistic capabilities had preceeded her,  Victorians were nevertheless unprepared to find in her an artiste of such  commanding talent and one possessed  of a voice of such delicious quality and  great power as that with wliich she is  happily endowed."  'On May 1st next a Calico Ball will  be given in Selkirk Mall, under the  auspices of the Ladies' Auxiliary to  the B. of R. T. . Under the management of the ladies there is no doubt  the ball will be a success, and they  are sparing no effort to attain that  end. Tickets, at $1.50 per couple, will  be for sale in a few days.  ��������� School Attendance-for March.  Present  "No. on           ,  every  roll  p. c.   session  ,     20  01.05.*      11  37  00.71        15  03. (Ml       115  ,42  00.55        10  ,.':   40  90.00       17  .     40  87.78       22  ..     51  85.42        17  Division VIT ..'���������  :.    43  00.30       21  Division VHI'..*.  ..     38  81.78',       10  SPRING SUITINGS  Should lie. secured   early   to   obtain   best   choice.  * We are well to  the front with a choice range of Suitings.  NEW DRESS FABRICS  In   Brown,   Green,     Blue,   Ked,    and    Fawn   Shades.    They   will  make-up well, look'well. and'.wear-well.  Fancy and Staple Dry Goods  Don'l forgot we carry a full itock of Fancy and   Staple -Drygoods  and Men's Furnishings,  BOYS LION [BRAND  CLOTHING  This is entirely a New Line���������  something the boys can't, wear out.  Trousers���������-Double Seat and Double  Knee.  Total...   357    80.00      148  Shylock  Social.  The Shylock social held at the Manse  on Monday last under the auspices of  the Ladies' Aid was well attended.  From the time that Mr-. J. F. Lehman  ���������dressed as Hhylock���������exacted his 25  cents from each and every guest at  the door, to the close, a varied programme was indulged in, consisting  of Karnes, song3, etc. Then all went  home happy,  THE LION BRAND.  NEW GOODS  Our Store has boen   re-arranged,   and   we  now occupy   double   the   space   for   our   shipments of Xew Goods, which are arriving daily, f  We   are   thus   enabled   to   display    our   merchandise to better advantage.  A copy of "THE NEW IDEA" magazine for women given away to each cash  purchaser amonnling to Si.00. New Idea  Patterns always in stock. Any pattern for  10 cents.]  Trusting to receive a fair share of your  patronage.  LAWRENCE   &   TAGGART,    macSSK  AVK       R  ur ^j*^}^<.^*>^>*^>^>^>*^>*������*?*%**'1  t t  ! The Marchioness l  i  '^  * .^ ,���������,.���������. -*.^ A^ A*^ ������**-^-������*t-^.������V^_������+������-^_������+������-m.">\  I.  ������������������"In a case like this," said tho  Hon. Willoughby Trcsillls, ponderously, *'it seems to mo that, ovon  though I mn your younger brother,  1 am Justified tn taking lho lead."  "Oh. does iv?" said his brother  Morsden soVngcly. "Then I wish to  goodness you wouldn't stick your  aristocratic nose into my affairs!  Mv life is my own, to do with ns 1  will!"  "It it wero me," Willoughby went  on unheeding, "it would not so  much matter."  "If it were you," snarled the lion.  Mursden, "yoii mny rely upon it I  should not have thc bad taste to  interfere! If you wished to go to���������  er���������tho tropics, I shouldn't attempt  to defeat your purpose!"  "But being you, it's altogether  different," Willoughby continued. "It  is the absolute duty of men in our  position to remember not only what  we are. but who ife arc. The family, any dear follow���������the family must  be  considered."  "Hang the family!" growlod  Marsden.  "Being the eldest, of course, you'll  succeed our dear Uncle Worcester in  the manquisate, and thc idea of an  actress,���������a common person, who���������or  ���������mimes aod poses for the entertainment of an unthinking multitude ���������  taking her place as the Marchioness  of Worcester, I must confess, fills me  with despair."  "Willoughby," said Marsdon bitterly, "you always were a prig!  They did right when thoy foisted  you into the Church! If you had  had the honor���������yes, I say the honor���������of knowing Miss Anstruther,  you wouldn't talk like that. Amd if  I did not know you for an incurable  ass, I'd punch your'noble head!"  "Actresses," said Willoughiby, with  a shuiefder,   "are all alike."  '���������'As a respectable country clergyman, your acquaintance among the  fratei*nity is probahly extensive!  Has the marq-uis consulted you on  the matter?"  "He has. He is filled with pain  and horror at the step you propose  to take. It is as his emissary thtat  I am here."  "I thought so!" said Marsdon.  And although he did his best to  speak with iindifference, he found it  impossible to entirely suppress the  inote of intense interest in hia  voice. "And how does the old fellow take, it?"* =-' "  "I have already told you that he  is   filled   with   indignation    at     the  very idea/���������as, indeed, I am myself."  "Yes,  yes:   but  what  does  ho    intend to do?"      ,;  "The one crumb of comfort to the  marqtuis and myselt is that, it is.not  yet too iuto to avoid tfliis catastrophe. Has tho wedding taken  place, he would have been obliged,  to have proceeded to extreme measures. As it is, he desires me to inform you that, unless you abandon  this mad project, nothing which is  not strictly entailed will como to  you when you succeed Irim. Furthermore, he will endeavor to break tho  entail altogether. So that Miss  Anstruther, if she marries you, must  not look for riahes."  ������������������"She doesn't!" said Marsdon. eagerly.  Willoughby smilod for the first  time during the interview.  "She probably told you so herself," he said sardonically. "On the  other hand, however, the marquis  has promised to treat this���������er���������incident as a youthful indiscretion, to  amply provide for Miss Anstruther,  ancl,     moreover,     to     pay  all  your  debts  in full,   on condition! ���������"  "Ves���������on condition?"  "T'hat you leave the country, and  travel for two years. He has sent  ������200 for your outfit and preliminaries. You will find more awaiting  you at  Cairo."  For  a   moment  Maraden  hesitated,  linn he    handed  back   the  envelope  ^tho^ridtesr-^"-^���������^^-"-^^  ent for one would have to be shared  by two.  Would he bo justified, ho mused, in  placing sweet Dolly Anstruther in  such an intolerably false position?  Would ho not be playing tho nobler  part by Quietly dropping out of hcr  life?  Of courso, it was tho vilest injustice. HiB lovo for Dolly was sin-  ccro an'd sound. Still, the marquis  insisted upon regarding tho affair as  an "entanglement," and, sinco Nature had endowed the^only rclat-ivo  ho possessed who was likely to bo of*  tho least uso to him with the obstinacy of a mulo ami the family prido  of an omporor, ho would have to accept the situation.  Yes, self-aHuogation would bo tho  nobler part. From the mantelshelf  ho reached down tho photograph of  a sweet-faced girl and roughly toro  it in half. But the pieces thut ho  threw into tire fire-grate were wot  with n strong man's tears.  ccr-lt aTnTrig"  "I ahall marry her," he said quietly, "and the familv mav go to Jericho!"  "Then there is nothing moro to  be .said," said Willoughby, rising.  "Nothing whatever."  "Hat I shall leave tho notes, all  the same," said Willoughby. "Man  ���������man. think what you're doing! I  Ehould havo thought you'd had  enough of genteel poverty by this  time. All our lives it has been  grind and scrape and screw to keep  up appearance, and now that. Fate  has laki-n a band in the garni*, and  removed our sole surviving cousin  out of your way, you arc actually  thinking of worsening your condition for rhe sake of an idea. Dash  it. man. ha von't you had enough of  pity from purse-proud cads a.s tho  hard-tip section of a noblo house?  Must you. in course of time, mn.ko  yourself notorious as a poverty-  stricken marquis with an impossible  wife?  Think,   man���������think?"  II.  For some time after his brother  had left, Marsden Trosillis sat with  hi.s face buried in hi.s hands. Wil-  lougWoy might be a prig, but there  was no denying the plain conunon-  sor,5*-e  of   his   parting  sentence.  Poverty, poverty, nil his lifo���������and  such ipmo'ilc poverty! To bo poor  while lit ing among the poor is bad  c*!'.o*,!*.-li; but to quaff tea at eighteun-  penco a pound in a silver cup, an:;!  apologize to a bootmaker on haird-  niiidi?, crested notepnpe*���������that is the  basest, falsest kind of poverty, and  it eat.<; into the self-respect of a  proud  mnn.  Will, Kc had to choose now. On  th" one band travel���������and how he  longed to travel!���������freedom .from  debt, and an assured position on his  return: on the other, poverty, tlm j  worse   that   what  had   been  insuffici-  Of course, ho wroto a bitterly passionate farewell to Dolly Anstruther, arwl at tho samo time it really  seemed tluit ho was writing that  note in drops of his heart's blood.  But he knew how fatal delay might  bn to him, and, for that matter, to  her also, and so ho did not giVe her  tho opportunity of replying to tho  letter. Neither did he go to soe hcr  to say good-bye. He knew that if  those beautiful eyes of hers wero to  fill with tears, and thoso tender lips  were to beg to stay behind and count  tho risks of tho world well lost, that  ho would yield. Scion of a noblo  house he might be; but he lacked  one of the .failings which his class  usually possess. He knew his own  weakness. Hc know himself for a  lovesick body, and so he went away.  At Cairo he inquired pathetically  for letters. There was correspondence in abundance awaiting him; but  none from Dolly Anstruther. Despairingly ho cabled to her: "I will  come home if you wish it." But no  reply Was returned.  "She doesn't caro for one," ho  said, .bitterly; and he plunged recklessly into the gaities arid dissipations which abound in the land * of  the Pharaohs, till it came to .-.her  one day that tho host people wero  beginning to look askance upon-him.  ''This will not do," he" told himself. For he was a disciple of tho  Greek philosopher who commended  man to know himself, and he had a  morbid respect for the opinions of  the "best people."  So he disappeared, whence no one  knew, and for two years nothing was  heard of him.  But at the end of that time he returned, bronzed and healthy;: as a  ploughboy. Ho had not thought of  Dolly Anstruther for months, arid  all that remained of her memory was  a little, and at times painful, scar  deep down in his heart. The pain  of parting had been sharp whilo it  lasted, but now that it was over ho  had  tho feeling  of  a man  who    had  "been   "ttu-ouglv-* the "fire  purified.  "So one here?" he said to tho  coachman, who waited for him outside the station. "I rather expected to seo Mr. Willoughby. He hinted in the lettor I*received at Plymouth that ho had somo important  news." ,  "Mr. W'illoughby's not staying at,  the castle now, sir," said the respectful coachman, "and my orders  was to drive you straight away."  As hc was whirled through tho  smiling country, Marsdon glanced  around complacently. After all. ho  had done wisely. (Most of the land  thereabouts belonged to .his uncle,  and was not entailed, too. Besides,  there was the London property, from  which his uncle drew the revenues  that enabled him to live as he did  at Beancash Castle. They would  have gone if he had given way to  his lovelorn instincts.  "Yes," he told himself, as he  bowled along, "it was a small sacrifice for such a groot reward. T  must have been a fool ever to havo  thought of making  it."  He looked round on the smiling  landscape.  "When I'm master here," ho mused ,=i!L^8hall^=hav<^tliajL^ijg!:^o.ld.J  farmhouse pulled down, and a really  decent building that will not bo an  eyesore erected in its place. And  my hunt breakfasts will be something to bo remembered, and tho  house in Orosvcnor Square will not  know itself. I'll mnkn them think  mv poor old aunt has come buck  to  life;  I'll *  And so ho built cnstles in the oir  which were to materialize, in the. ns  hoped,  near future.  Yes. this wns life, aflor all, the  life of a hereditary, landed Knglish  nobleman, was the best lho in th<*  world.  For a brief instant his thoughts  wont to Dolly Anstruther and ono  or two of her family connections  whom he had had the honor of mooting,  and  he shuddered.  They  wero   drawing  near   the     on-  trnnce gates  now;   he  wondered    how  long it would be bofore ho drovo up  there with his bride,  and  who would  that   brido  bo���������what  she would     ho  like.      But.  who     was  that standing  by  tho  lodge-gates?     Could   he     bolievo his eyes?  Hc sprang out of the carriage.  "Dolly,"  ho cried,   "whnt ever arc  you  doing here?"  Dolly Inughcd  nervously.  "I think I have a certain   amount  of     right    to     lie  here,"     she   said,  "though   the   situation   is   somewhat  awkward.      You see. your nnr.'.e. fame  to   see     me,      lo���������to   arrange   things  when   you   wont  nway,   and   he   must  havo  liked   me,   I   think,   for  he  itiine  a;;aiii and again, and���������well,  now I'm  thc marchioness."  A  nurso carrying a crowing  infant.  emerged from  tho door of the lodgn.  "And this  is our son,"  said  Dolly.  "Isn't  hc  a  darling?"���������London    Answers.   -4.   THE NEW LIGHTIN RUSSIA  AWAKENING THAT MAY BRING  ABOUT REVOLUTION.  The     Newly     Born   Middle   Class  Are the Product of the  Universities.  As thc national indorsement of  tho reform programme sgreads steadily over tho wholo of Russia thoro  is a feature which recurs persistently in each local movement. Bodies  which aro wholly non-political in  other countries are hero foremost in  pressing tho agitation against tho  Government, suys a St. Petersburg  letter.  Medical societies, engineers' associations, tho teaching profession,  headed by nearly ull tho university  professors, areas active as tho lawyers. Kvery nation which docs its  own luwniaking has naturally a big  percentage of lawyers in its Legislature, but it i.s not tho practico  abroad for doctors or architects or  any other class of professional men  when they moot to discuss matters  affecting their calling to plunge  straightway into* hot national politics. That phenomenon hero discloses Russia in the critical throes  of producing what is termed a middle class.  It has been the uniform practice  here that every change should bo  worked by a stroke of the sovereign's pen. Institutions have riot  grown up; thoy have been deposited  as completed products, and it is the  popple who havo been called on to  adapt themselves to the institutions,  not the institutions to the people.  Tho first sharp impression mado on  the Government by the Crimean War  fifty years ago was that a complete  absence of national education had  proved a handicap. Thoy wore en-  tiroly justified in holding that their  soldiers had proved at least as  brave and hardy as the French or  the English; but in all tho multitude of things that:are necessary to.'  tho conduct of a war, the transport,  organization, the arrangements for  letting one division know what another was doing, they -������������������'*".  ADMITTEDLY BROKE DOWN.  The treatment prescribed by the  Government after the war was over  consisted in the creation of universities all over the country. Out of  theso thei authorities expected to  seo manufactured that newly discovered useful   thing���������education.  But none of tho governing class or  territorial nobility dreamed of sending their sons to these brand new  universities. They had them educated privately and by travelling tutors, as had always been* the. Russian  nobles' way.  It vory soon camo to be a pressing  question who were to be put inter  these universities which had been established wholesale, not: only in  great cities, but in every province;  howevor     remote    or   -unimportant.  nnd-cu>crgod-|-]-},(,���������-] VDCrntltm   0[-t),i:-pcaBo.ul.i*yJi:om  being tho legal chattels of tho landowner, fed and clothed from the pro-  coeds of their work on the land, ,but  not paid wages nor allowed'.td-leave  thoir owner's estate, which was also  a political sequel to the defects that  the Crimean war had disclosed, soon  gave the Government an idea which  enabled it to get out of the dilemna.  The children of those freed peasants, who wore best at learning ���������  thero were and there arc no State  primary schools, but hi'*'most districts iho noble family tutor or some  of his poorer relations, very seldom  the Orthodox priest, would help a  clever child���������were drafted into these  now provincial universities, where  thoir training was directed in preparing them for tho subordinate  clerking departments of the Government service. ,.       "  But this system of education,  especially tho daily companionship  of numbers of poor and ambitious  young men who expected nothing  but a life of empty drudgery, in a  few years was once again an anxiety to the Government. The places  which were intended to supply that  species of education which the Gov-  ernmemt wanted were all turning in-,  to Jorcing^grpunds_of   of tho peasantry. It is not a question of more loo", of more intelligent agricultural methods, better  roads and fewer local exactions by  tax gatherers.    Theso aro  THE DAILY QUESTIONS  of tho peasantry. For tho educated  reformers tho agitation is wholly  political. Any economic reforms  thoy would prefer to wait for until  they wero allowed to havo a hand in  framing thorn.  Thoir greatest encouragament and  strength comes from tho co-operation of tho territorial nobility.  Theso have always regarded tho Government functionaries, up to and including tho Ministers of State, as  a species ot Chinese literati, trained  parasites on tho body of tho nation  whoso functions thoy impede. As  tho agitation proceeds there appears  a closer union betweon tho loaders  of tho provincial nobility class and  this new middle class whose grandfathers woro serfs.  Tho policy which M. Witto is  adopting aims at economic development for tho peasantry and is  against the political rights demanded by tho middle class. Resolute  and single minded though ho is, it is  diflleult to understand how ho can  prevail eventually against a constantly increasing body which has  plenty of energy and is not at all  modest.  There is nothing academic about  their methods. They record all  around their approval of the act of  Do Plohve's assassin, who was of  tho class from which thoy are drawn.  The ominous recurrence of the bomb  idea in .the past two months comes  from'the younger and angrier of  this party, and not from the starving anarchist type.  It is constitutionalism that they  call for in deadly earnest and no  longer the local administrative reforms of the first programme. The  Government .answers that Russia  is in a wholly different position politically from any other great country and that she needs a wholly different system.  "It is not so," say theso business  men, lawyers, doctors, engineers, all  this new class in Russia which is  multiplying over the space that lies  between noble and peasant. ."Wo  aro not of very different stuff from  what other people's aro made of,  and we want to take the same risks  and chances as thoy.".  . . ���������.���������������'������������������;-���������-'��������� -.-  000<K>00������XHXMHX)<WK>0001 customed     to  travelling  that  Helen  says sho knows Just as long as sho  holds together Ethol May will insist  on seeing tho world.   *.   DIFFICULT POSITIONS.  Interesting Anecdotes About Some  Well-Kno-wn Men.  RADICAL   POLITICS,  rulers   took   tho  line  of  least  The most common form of color  blindness is un inability to distinguish  red.  Tho.  resistance in creating thousands of  vacancies in the State service overy  year for no other purposo than to  absort) these dangerous educated  poor. liut there is a limit even to  this in Russia, and for most of the  post generation the universities have  been turniiicc out each yenr larger  numbers of men who nre trained for  separate professions anff" not for  Government service. They represent  Russia's first specimens of an educated,  independent   middle  clnsn  To refuse to take note of these  class definitions i.s to miss the actual working out of national development  here.  Only two classes in Russia have  historic traditions and Ieg-aily defined positions���������nobles and peasantry. Tin: middle ground between  I.he two has been-gradually occupied  hy people who nro no longer tied to  tho loud ns under the serf laws and  have prospered more or less in business in lho towns or have gone into  the educated professions. These people have found themselves without a  political position in the community.  The peasant laws are bnficd on  the principle of paternal care, no responsibility or authority, but, on  the other hnnd. cor!-nIn legal protections from fraud. The vcry qualities tJinh brmg people into this  middle ground in the population of  Russia aro just those which make  peasant laws inlolorablc l.o them.  They nre not particularly afraid of  being defrauded in the ordinary affairs of life; the fact thnt they have  got to the positions they occupy  goes to indicate Unit thoy are aide  to lake core of themselves. On tho  other hand, they are willing to licnr  authority   and   roKpoiiKibilitv.  All   this    oducatod   opinion    represents a different    problem from that  Mr. Frank T. Bullen. the well-  known writer of sea stories, went  on a whaling expedition somo years  ago. The boat he was in was smashed up, arid the intrepid, author * only  saved himsolf ,.'��������� from drowning by  climbing on the back of a livo  whale. He was rescued by ono of the  other boats, but did not get off  scot-free, for the ride brought him  many bruises, which';, necessitated his  golnR to~������ed "foi- three  weeks.  Once a statesmen, greatly interested in our foreign relations, and who  kept his wife well informed on the  international problems in the: Far  East, was awakened by his better  half in the early hours of the morning and informed that she knew  there were burglars downstairs.  -.With outstretched arms the statesman started for the hall, .-without.a  light to guide him, and'brought his  nose in violent contact with ������ho edge  of a door that was ajar. He fell to  the floor with a howl of pain.  "What' is the matter?" asked his  wife.  ,'I have nearly knocked my brains  out on the edge of the door," he  answered.  "I thought thai, you approved of  the open door," she said.  "Not half open," he replied.  Two young Civil servants of a  fri\*olous *-turn of mind, having a  grievance against a fairly well-known  'M.P. in an Australian state, placed  their heads together, and, after much  cogitation, wrote the M.P. a littlo  letter  in  a feminine hand.  The result was quite surprising.  Blank, M.P., was seen rushing for a  train with a hastily packed portmanr  tcau, out of the mouth of which protruded *=scraps-of=lineii---and=the^sleeve.  of a coat. He was missing for a  fortnight, and just as his friends  were about to apply for the administration of his estate, he returned in  a sneaking, furtive way, like a timid  sinner stealing into a den of famished lions, and his faco was haggard,  his checks hollow, and his whole appearance that of a man who expected tho heavens to fall at any moment.  He. was a month recovering his  former joviality, and yet tho letter  sont him by those festive Civil servants was only a trifling item, written as if by un agitated girl, und  splashed witlr tears, and it ran :  "F.verything has been found  Save yourself." ft was signed  distracted  Darling."  YOUNG  FOLKS  <><><X>C*0<!K><>0-CK><><>0<>00<><>00  THE TRAVELLING DOLL.  Helen sat gazing out of tho window. Her littlo white hands woro  clasped listlessly in hor lap and thoro  was a decided droop to her mouth.  Out of doors tho sun wns shining  and a bod of piuisles under tho window nodded blithely to her in a  morning greeting. Her littlo kitten raced up and down tho walk,  chasing tho dead loaves as tho  ���������breeze blew them about in their  last chance; but his littlo mistress  iwvor noticed him Altogether "it  is timo something is happening,"  thought Aunt Mollie, as sho cuino  into  tho room.  "Why,   Helen,"   sho said   brightly,  "how  tired you  look  this   morning!  What is tho matter?"  .   A  big  tear    rolled  down     Helen's  chcok.  "I want to go out," she sobbed,  "into tho sunshine. I am so tired  sitting here and tho doctor says I  enn't go out for n week yot."  "How very strange!" said Aunt  Mollie, gravely. "I camo across  Ethel May this morning in tho attic  and she told mo tho samo thing.  Sho assured ime sho was very tired  of staying there and longed to go  into tho world again. In fact, sho  said that, were it not that dolls  woro made witih no crying apparatus, sho would have been drowned in  tears long ngo."  Helen saw thc little sparkle in  Aunt Mollie's eyes that always came  when she had somo beautiful plan to  propose.  "Yes," sho said, with a little suppressed excitement in her voice.  "Did sho tell-you whore she wished  to go?"  "No," said Aunt Mollie. "She  simply expressed a desire. to see tho  world. But I have a plan. Suppose  we dress her in hcr best clothes,  pack her trunk, and, whon tho doctor comes this morning, we will ask  him if ho knows a good boarding-  place- for hor."  "Goody!" cried Helen, clapping hor  hands. "Thc very tiling, Aunt Mollie. I have so many dolls I haven't  played with her for a long timo, and  I suppose she is lonesome. A change  would do her good, poor thing! Will  you please bring hcr now?"  In n vory. fow /minutes Aunt Mollie  and Helen were vory busy over the  wardrobe of the littlo traveller.  "I think," said Helen,������������������'"! will  let her woar'her bluo dress with her  coat and hat to match."  "That will be very pretty," said  Aurit Mollie. "And suppose you  put in this white party dress. I  will run some fresh pink ribbons in  it and, with her pink stockings,and  shoos,  sho will look very nice."  "She had "better take her golf  cape," said Helen, "as tho weather  is "growing- cold."  They worked busily for a while  and, just as Ethel May was ready  for hcr journey, the doctor appeared  and Helen eagerly laid the plan before him.  I "Lot ine sec," he: said, pretending  | to think very deeply; "ovcr on Pino  Hill is a little girl I think would  be glad to sco her. Sho has broken  her hip and has to lic v'cry still in  bed."  "Oh, dear!" cried Helen, "pleaso  take hcr right over. Has sho any  dolls?"  "No, said the doctor. "But I am  going there now and will take F.thol  May with me."  Several days later tho doctor  brought Helen a littlo square envelope.  Helen opened it eagerly. "Oh!"  sho cried. "A letter from Ethol  May!"  "Dear little mamma," it began, "I  have had a lovely time with my  little hostess and shosays I helped  her bear the pain. While hero I havo  met a little girl, who admired mo  very much. ' Now sho is sick and  must go to the children'* hospital in  the city. Tho doctor thinks sho  will bo less lonesome if I go, too.  May I go?    Your    loving  daughter.  Ethel^Mriyr"'/ ~'~���������^=^==^��������� ~���������  "Well,"   snid  tho  doctor,   "shall   I  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Canadian Rockies Mot So High as  Was Thought.  In no part of tho world excepting  Alaska has thero boon moro rapid  progress in geographical exploration  in thc past fow years than in llritish  Columbia. Tho latest facts concern  a number of new pusses through tho  Rocky Mountains.  Somo renders may bo surprised  that thoro should bo anything loft  In British Columbia to discover. Tho  fact is that tho Government surveys  aro yot far from covering tho larger I  part of that big region. Tho lino |  geographical work that a missionary has recently been doing shows  that thero aro still opportunities for  discovery in this part of tho Dominion.  Father Morlco, whoso mission station is on thc shores of Lako Stuart  nearly in tho centre of tho Province,  has bcon travelling many hundreds  of imiles in a canoe, mapping all tho  streams, lakes, mountains and valleys in the upper basin of the Nct-  chakhoh River. A lino map of his  discoveries, which hns just lieen published 'by the Nouchatcl Geographical Society of Switzerland, shows  many details that have been soon on  no previous"' mapf Lako- Morico, for  example, which is not found on tho  latest atlas sheets of British Columbia, is fifty miles long, and 777 foot  deep.  -Tho new passes in tho Hockies  havo been studied by a party of  Grand Trunk Pacific originecrs who  have boon engaged in tho work  about a year. A newspaper has reported that this party has discovered the Smoko River, Porcupine, Red  Deer. Wapiti and Pino River passes,  but this statement is not quite correct.  All these-great posses, through tho  Rockies to the north of��������� the Canadian Pacific Railroad have been known  to exist for somo time, but the engineers hnvo been the first- to study  thorn in detail, and tlioy now report that thoy* are all availalile for  railroads, tlrat tho gradients on tho  east are vory gentlp and that some  of the passes are wide enough for  double tracks.  Tho scheino of tho-Canadian Pacific Railroad was laughed at as im-  practicalde until tho great gateway  through Kicking Horso Pass was  discovered. It is* now known that  further north thero arc several other  passes lower thnn thoso which the  Cariadian Pacifie uses and that thoy  will amply suffice for all of Canada's  railroad needs through the mountains. ���������  Explorations of tho past few years  show that tho old ideas of tho  heights of the leading peaks of tho  Canadian Rockies were much exaggerated. 'Ponks still appear on some  of the maps as-'from 15,000 to 17,-  000 feet* above tho sea.  Dr. Hector recently wrote that  probably none: of ��������� tho mountains of  British Columbia rises above 13,000  or 13,500 foot. Outram, Collie and  about a dozen other men have within the past ten years ascended many  oi tho high peaks of the Canadian  Rockies and mado observations to  ascertain their, altitude. The result is a decided decrease in the  previously accepted altitude of a  number of tho highest mountains of  these ranges.  out.  'Your  IU/fTKR  ASIC  HTM.  A Lawyer tolls how onco a small  boy got the better of him in cross-  examination. Part of the questioning and the replies thereto were, as  follows:���������  '���������TPave \<iu any occupation? '  "No."  "Don't you do any work at all?"-  "No."  ���������'.Ins',  loaf around  homo?"  "7-Jw.it's  about   all."  "Whnt,  does your  father  do?"  "Nothin'  much."  "Hoosn't he do anything to support  the family?"  "He does odd jobs onco In* a while  when  he can  get  them."  ������������������As a matter of fact, isn't your  father a pretty worthless fellow,  nearly always fighting, anid a lonf-  or?" '  "I   don'l.   know,   sir;     you'd   bettor  nslc him.      Hio's  sittin'  ovor  thoro in |  the jury-box."  Salt, is an irritnnt poison, nnd ono  tako Ethel May on another trip?'  "Yes, indeed!" cried Helen. "But  doctor, sho must havo hcr winter  clothes. Wait and I will got hcr  furs."  So the doctor departed, with Ethol May's winter clothes; nnd soon  she wns on hcr wav to tho hospital.  Ono morning Tic!en saw the doctor coming up tho walk nnd rushed  to meet him and learn tho latest  nows from hcr travelling child.  "Ethel May," announced the doctor, "is homesick and I havo cornu  to take you to her."  It did not taka Helen many minutes to get ready to go with the  doctor lo the city and soon thoy  were in tho hospital warri where lay  the little sick girl who had come  there with  Ethel  Mny.  They stopped before a bod by the  window In which wns tho little patient the doctor had corno to visit  and l*Clhol May. It did not take  tho little girls long to got acquainted, and the doctor left Helen with  Ilttlo .Julia while he was busy elsewhere. Ono of tho pleasant-faced  nurses gavo them a nlco lunch; and j  th(,*n, under her caro, Helen and Ethel May visited each child In thc ward j  and Helen was very sorry when tho  doctor came to take hor  home.  "1 think," she said, "Ethel May's  clothes are. getting shnl'lby and I had  better take her home for mamma  and Aunt Mollie to make somo now  ones. Tho doctor can bring hcr  bnck again when they nro finished  So Ethel May went wjth her mr.m-  mn, but only for a visit; and then  the doctor carried her to the hospital again.  That was several years ago; but  j Ethel Mny still travels from bod to  bed in tho hospital, coming home  twice    a year for    a  new wardrobe  RICHES IN THE OCEAN.  London   Lancet. Says Sea     Holds  100,000,000,000 Tons Gold.  Old schemes for extracting gold  from sea water dio hard, but while  thero has been some dealings in tho  shares of the latest syndicate formed  thus to obtain the precious -metal,  fow peoplo in British Stock Exchange circles are disposed to regard the venture as moro than a  scientific experiment.  Now, tho suggestion for collecting  gold from tho. sea conies from rather a remarkable quartcr'���������namely,  the London Lancet, in which an article holds out most marvelous on-  courageinent ^to _the_.corij.pany     pro-  4,.t..j.4..1~|.t���������V*ti*.i,.l*i**l*,h*{*^i"H^H>  !   HEALTH   I 1  * X  ^^*M*.M*f"t"l'*t"I"I-f-^*H"l~HJ4^  INSOMNIA.  Tho amount of sloop requirod  varies within fairly wido limits in  different    individuals. Somo     do  well with an average of not moro  than six hours out of tho twonty-  four, whilo others must havo at  least nine hours it thoy aro to bo fit  for their dully tasks.  Tho length of timo whioh the avor-  ago person needs is usually put at  eight hours out of tho twenty-four,  or ono-thlrd of lifo. Young children  rcqiuirc moro aird tho aged, as a rulo,  loss.  Thero is a kind of spurious insomnia, in which a person who really  needs only six hours, but thinks ho  must havo eight, wakes up early in  lho morning and tossos about for  an hour or moro, griunbling because  ho cannot sleep, and beginning to  regard himself as the victim of somo  nervous   disorder. Such  a  person  should got up earlier and spend  theso two precious morning^hours  which nature is offering him iri somo  useful occupation. If ho actually  needs but six hours' sleep a day he  will bo tho bettor for not wasting  two in' useless tossings; if ho hoods  tho avorogo eight hours his getting  up at onco on waking in tho morning will break up tho habit by  quieting tho nervous unrest caused  by this tossing, and the chances are  that ho will soon find himself sleeping through those two hours natura-  nlly and  peacefully.  Insomnia may depend on physical  or on mental causes. "Tho first sort  can often bo benefited greatly by  simple measures���������and many cases of  tho second category also. In a caso  of slooplc&sincss tho first thing to do  is to discover tho cause and, if possible, remove it. It may be that  tho . sufferer studies, oj_ talks, or  rcadi exciting novels too lato at  night; or he may sit up too long after having had only a light ovening  meal; smoking late in the ovening is  a frequent 'disturber- of sloop, and the  taking of tea or coffee at tho evening meal is another cause of-insomnia. Too m,uch thinking, planning,  worrying after retiring will drivo  away sloop im'ost* effectually. Defective ventilation in the bedroom is  often tho cause of insomnia, especially tho rnorning variety.  The treatment of simple forms mt  this, troublo is directed to drawing  the blood from 'the hcadi A glass  of hot milk just at bedtime will do  this in many cases, .or tho result  may be obtained by a. hot, mustard  foot-bath; or tho uso of an extra covering over thc feet to keep them Very  warm. Constipation will' cause insomnia, and so will acid dyspepsia,  and the relief of- ^thoso conditions  will work liko'a charm. Drugs; should  never be resorted to except upon the  advice of, the physician. The ac-'J  quiring-of a drug haWit is the greatest dangxir to which the sufferer from  sleeplessness is exposed;���������Youth's  Companion.  one  an  air  moter.  or the main causes for so many poo-! nnd a now wig  (given  by the     doc-  pic taking to  intoxicants. |tor).      And sho  has  grown so     ac-  Tho article says tho ostimatc that  a ton of sea water contains approximately ono grain of gold, the yield  would amount to something like 200  tons of gold por cubic milo, and as  tho volume of tho world's ocean is  estimated at 500,000,000 cubic  miles tho total possiblo yield of  gold would bo no loss than 100,000,-  000,000  tons.  Tho Lancet goes on to observe it  should bo borno in mind, however,  that tho original observations as to  tho sea containing gold were mado  on waters which wash tho shores of  a gold-hearing country���������namely, New  South  Wales.  "Still time, no doubt," it con-  .linues, "suflicos'lo effect the, uniform  distribution of the. mineral salts of  tho sea, ulthaugh tho composition of  sea water varies with the locality  from which it is taken.  ���������'. "We should have thought that, an  eminently practical experiment in  this direction before now would have  boon undertaken by the great steamship companies. Most steamships  are equipped with electric instalation  and it would bo quite an easy matter for them to start a system of  electroplating while at sea,'without  interfering' seriously with the pro-  gross of the ship.  "A couple of large copper plates  suspended in the sea and connected  with dynamos would serve as electrodes and collect gold contained in  tho sea water during a voyage. At  the end of tho vayage the plates  could bo examined for gold, and  somo practicability of recovering the  metal  would  be gained.  "If it proved that the steamship  companies could add to their equipment an effective electrical gold  dredger they possibly might be induced to cheapen the passenger rates  according to the success of the system."  HEALTH NOTES.  Lumbago is really rheumatism of  tho muscles of tho back.  Clothing should .never interfere  with the free movements of the body.  All foods are mado up of carbon,  nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygon, and  mineral salts; and whon taken in a  proper quantity, keop the body in  perfect health.  When administering , medicine, if  the bottlo is not marked, it is safest to use a glass- measure. . A  tablespoonful is equal to half an  ounce; and a, teaspoonful to  drachm, or tho eighth part of  ounce. '  4  Eight hundred cubic feet of  space are required for overy healthy person iiihabitnting a room;  and ono thousand, at least; for  every sick person. The air in both  cases must bc kept sweet by efficient  ventilation.  Warm baths aro the most effectual  means of keeping the skin clean and  healthy. Tho temperature should  bo 92 to 98 dog. Fahrenheit.' Avoid  pT"6lbnged~immGl���������si6n;=-and=rub===Hhe,  skin well. ", '  Don't waste muscles when any  muscle or organ of .the. body is not  used, it gradually .wastes. Walking  exercises only tho lower*, part of tho  body, but tennis and swimming  brings all parts into play. Open-  air exercises is far preferable to*  gymnastics in a room.  Wounds should bc treated; after  blooding . has ceased, by washing  with perfectly .clean wator, to which  a littlo Sanitas or Coiwly's Fluid  has boon added. The edges should  bo drawn together as closely as possiblo, and the part covered In so as  to exclude the air. Having bound  up the wound cleanly and tidily,  allow it to remain as long as possible, without undoing the, bandages,  which should bo kopt dry.  Loss of voice is a common occurrence, in win tor, and frequently accompanies other symptoms of tho  common cold. It comes on suddenly;  is alarming, but not dangerous. Apply hot dry flannel round the threat,  and inhale steatri. The ..compound  tincture of benzoin is useful, and as  much as can he absorbed by a piece  of lump sugar may be taken several  times a day. Avoid going out at  night, and  (hiring foggy weather.  Barley water is easily prepared by  washing two ounces of barley in a  littlo water, which is placed in a  jug with the outer peel of one quarter of a lemon. To this add two  quarts of boiling water. Allow it  to cool; strain, and drink when  cold. ���������' ���������������������������  Headaches are frequently tho result of defective eyesight. Tho eyo  being so intimately connected with  the nerve centres in the brain, any  undue strain affects tho whole nervous system. The actual defect may  be slight, but continual effort to  rectify this defect results in pain  in the head. yo  **������^A^������V%.A������*>%'������*%^������%'*b**<������'������*'%<%,������%'������*V^  I the" pebrin'  !   CONTRACT  t  t  t  ?  ���������;;���������*������������������;���������������������������������;���������*������������������>���������������������������������;���������������������������;���������������������������;������������������*���������>*���������;������**���������';������������������������������������;������%  At W , a famous soaport in tho  North of England, thoro is no more  rcspe-tcd namo than thai of Porrin.  The firm of John Perrin and Co. has  built ships for generations, and is  pruciiaUly    tho    oldest    established  firm in W .  Tho present head of tho firm, John  Perrin, i.s a widower with one  daughter. It has been said thnt Mr.  Perrin is tho longest-headed man    in  W , and what ho    does not know  about shipbuilding is uot worth  knowing,  Dorothy Porrin, nt tho timo this  story opens, was nineteen years of  ago. Sho was a wonderfully pretty  girl, with a sweet, sympathetic nature.     Most of thc eligible bachelors  of W  had fallen in lovo with hor  at di;Tcrcnt times, but, so fur, Dorothy's heart was in hcr own keeping.  Mr. Perrln's oflices were of an extensive nature, and he employed a  large numl.cr of clerks. It is with  two of the latter that wo are principally concerned. Ono of thorn,  Walter .Jorrard, a nephew ot Mr.  Porrin, was in the privaio .office, arid  it-waa-'a common rumor that vono  day he would bo taken into the  firm. The other employe, Arthur  Evison, was a confidential clerk to  Mr,' Pcrrjn, and had been in his employ since his boyhood's days.  Both of the young men (for thoy  were each of them but twenty-fivo  .years of age) lived in W���������'���������, but,  whereas Jerrard was an orphan and  lived with his uncle, Arthur Evison  ���������resided with his mother, who was a  widow, and his earnings constituted  their sole income.  ln common    with the many    other j  Evison strongly determined to watch  his follow-clerk's movements, for ho  bognn to foel that thoro was some  treachery afoot.  During all this timo 1'Mson was  growing ovory day to caro moro and  moro for Dorothy Porrin, until at  last ho found it impossiblo to keep  it to himsolf. Ho saw Dorothy frequently, and on overy occasion his  passion becamo* more intense. Ho  found it vory hard to refrain from  telling nil to hor, but out of toolings  of respect to his employer ho deemed  It his duty to speak to Mr. Perrin  first. ,  Accordingly, Arthur managed to  get alono with his chief ono evening  after tho other clerks hatl gone, and  immediately begun to broach tho  subject.  "I want to ask a groat favor of  you, sir," ho commenced, and then  paused.  Mr. Perrin smiled, and waited for  Arthur to proceed,  "Tho fact is,  I want���������or "    ho  paused again, for, although ho had  definitely decided beforehand what  to say, tho words failod him at the  auspicious momont.  "My. dear fellow," Said Mr. Perrin,  for Evison was a groat favorite with  him, "if I can possibly help you I  will, but I hardly know yot what  you are in need of.   Is it money?'  "No, sir," cried Evison. his faco  flushing; "I���������or���������I want to get married."  "Oh, is that it?" returned Mr. Forin, cordially. "I'm pleased to hear  it; who is the lady?"  "Well, I have no}, spoken to hcr  yet; I don't know whether ��������� it is advisable."  "Why not? Sho will be a lucky  girl, in my opinion."  "I'm1* glad you think so, sir.", continued Evison, "because i't is your  daughter I want."  o "Oh!" Mr. ��������� Perrin's face; assumed a  vory different expression. He become  thoughtful, ' and gazed meditatively  at the papers , before him. Arthur  waited    in trepidation for some mo-  l.n,.uni������������������      .   w ������    ,.    -,-, .7- j I  wuncu      iu   i/iufiuuijim   iur auuie   mu-  ���������bachelors of V, , both Evison and ,t     until at last.Mr. Perrm    be-  Jerrard    had     succumbed      to     thej gan..t^ speak_  ' 'I'm     sorry,  ���������charms of Dorothy Perrin, but so  tar tho object of th'eir affection was  unaware of it.  Each of tho two men, howevor,  'know the other's secret, and this  ���������quickened a disliko that thoy had  long mutually fostered. Evison distrusted .Jerrard; ho saw behind that  hanilsonie face and careless expression a mean and shifty character. In  'his turn Jorrard had the natural  dislike of Evisan. which his kind invariably bear towards men of an up-:  ���������right disposition.  Arthur: Evison could scarcely be  ���������called handsome, but there was somo-  , thing attractive in his strong, clear-  ���������cu.t" features; people could distinguish  .at onco his manly,  tru.thful    nature,'  ���������arid in consequence ho was liked and  respected by nearly all who knew  Wm. ���������-..-.'    -    -  Some years, ago, the shipbuilders of  Britain began  to  grow   alarmed     at  .the    competition of foreign countries  ���������America and'   Germany in "particu-  'lar.   So much was this felt in W   "that   many houses     were forced    to  '.- :closo on account of the. bad times.,  '     Several of the old houses,  though,  such  as  John  Perrin and Co';,    were  -ablo to face tho difficulties,* but evon  ���������',  with them matters were serious. For  Mr.     Perrin   personally   it did    not  mnttor     much,    he    being    possessed  ���������of large private means.  However, when the North Atlantic  Steamship -Company asked for ten-  dors for two now liners from several  of the shipbuilders of W������������������, matters  began to show signs of improving.  'I'he two new liners were to be  larger than any of tho North Atlantic Company's present fleet, and  ���������would     bo thu   largest  vessels     ever  built in a W ..shipyard.  Pen-in and Co. was ono of the firms  -asked to tender and they.; naturally  made every effort to obtain the- order. Mr. Pert-iu know that his only  serious rival was .losiah Grey, whoso  .yard adjoined, his own.  Arthur Evison hnd a groat deal: to  ���������do with the preparation; of the esti  mate, as had also Walter Jorrard  Thoy were both at the frequent consultations held in Mr.* Perrin's private office, ;and naturally tho whole  affair was conducted with the iutmost  ���������secrecy, no one handling the papers  without Mr. Perrin's knowledge.  Every night all the papers were se-  ���������curely^locked'up^Mr.���������Porrin=him3elf  ���������carrying tho key.  One evening Arthur Evison was returning from a solitary walk across  the common when he was somewhat  -astonished to see Walter Jerrard in  ���������company with an employe of .losiah  Grey. Evison knew that his fellow-  clork had hitherto had nothing but a  nodding acquaintance with his prosont companion, but he put down  thoir boing together to a chance  meeting. They had not seen him,  and he speedily forgot tho matter.  It was Evison's custom several  evenings in the week to stroll ovor  the common and climb Erkon Beacon,  a lonely    hill about two    miles  from W- .   Hero he. would sit   and  smoke a solitary meditative pipe,  whilst he contemplated the glow   of  tho     furnaces    of W*  and, farther  away, tho lights, of the shipping in  the bay.  ' About, a week after :hc had soon  Walter Jerrard* in company with  JTosiah Grey's clerkj Evison was - on  Erkon Bcacan in'the early evening.-  The light,was yet.good, aiid. presently ho distinguished two figures come  .together, at. the foot of the hill and  greet each ,. other. To his astonishment Evison again saw Jorrard and  his  new acquaintance,  Tliis second meeting caused him to  think seriously of the matter, and in  the morning he cautiously led up to  th'o subject during a conversation  ���������with Jerrard. Without touching directly on what hc had witnessed,  Evison was enabled by a little diplomacy to draw out Jerrard. It was  very ovldent that the latter intended  to keep his new friendship a secret,  for ho stated that ho had beon otherwise employed on tho ovonlngs that)  Evison had seen him at Erkon  Beacon.  Tho rest of tho conversation only  plunged Jorrard deeper and deeper  into tho mire, iOthd*i������;h> ho iwiis quito  unconscious  of it.      flowovcr;  it  l������ft  my boy," ho said,  "but it cannot be. Forgive me for  saying it, Arthur, but I have other  views for Dorothy."  "I suppose you mean my position  is not good enough?" said Evison,  bitterly.  "Not exactly that, -Arthur," replied Mr. Perrin, bu������-������������������" He became  silent.  "Then, I suppose' it is useless,  sir?"  "I'm afraid so,~ iny boy." ' "  "And so thoy settlod matters without dreaming of consulting Dorothy.  Arthur Evison left" Mr:.. Perrin's  office ?an'd went: out into .the cool  evening air. Tho decision of his chief  had, affected him considerably; / he  felt a choking sensation in his  throat, Jhfa brain -was whirling,, and  everything' seemed to:-dance.'-before  his oyes.  He    must    got   away   from -W .  Yos, there was no doubt" of that;  ho could not- live-so -near to Dorothy  and know - all the while that she  could never be anything to him. He  decided that ho would**osk Miv.Perrin  to let him, go to the firm's office  in London and tako up an appointment there.  All the while h'o was stumbling  forward through the twilight, crossing an unfrequented part of the common which led l'to Erkon/Beacon.  Presently he sat down by a clump of  fur-zo and again commenced to, think  over his sudden misory. At. that  moment the- wind carried the murmur of voices to him. Presently the  speakers drew: near, arid Evison  distinguished the voices of Walter  Jerrard and Mortimer, the clerk in  tho employ of Josiah Grey. As they  passed by '.Eviso'u'a retreat Jerrard  was speaking.  "That will be it, then;"'ho. was  saying. "You meet mo at the back  door ia llston Lane; at tori o'clock  :to-morrow night, and I'll let you  in. You can'get the lender, and������������������"  their-voices died away.  Arthur jumped to his foot and  stared into the gloom after the retreating figures.  Ten o'clock to-morrow night! The  tender!    What    did   it   mean? Did  . J errnrd mean.' treachery?  ''" All -thoughts of his own -troubles  were drivon from his head. There  .was evidently some scheme on^fopt  to got at Mr. Porrin's estimate for  ^the���������two--new^lincr3.='E>v'ison==;,kncw_  that if the estimate, or a copy of i't,  got into tho hands of the rival firm  they, would underquote Mr. Perrin  and sp secure the order./'/.  "I'll be-there at ten o'clock as  well," he said to* himself, -'and see  what  goes  on."  On arriving nt tlie office on tho  following morning he found that Mr  Porrin would be away for tho day  Jorrard was'there ns usual, but very  palo and preoccupied.; The daj* seemed to pass by with leaden wings, and  Evison was heartily glad when the  hour of departure arrived.  Tn llston Lane there was a back  entrance to Mr. Perrin's offices. Tho  door worked with a spring, and  could only be opened from the outsido with a key:: Thus-anyone locked  in tho oflice could get out without  any trouble.  With this knowledge in his mind,  Arthur Evison���������-allowed., himself to be  -locked in. The porter'made his usual nightly round, but Evison easily  managed to.evade him arid tho office  cleaners. Ho had told'Mrs'/,Evison  tha,t, in all prbbaility he would" bo  lato, so that there was no fiaw> -in.  his plan:  * Slowly .the evening passed by, and  at about half-past nine Evison took  up his station .- at a window overlooking tho entrance to llston Lane.  There was a street-lamp just outside thc door, so that anybody, entering  could  easily  bo  seen.  It was just tlve minutes to ton  whon Evison suddenly saw Jcrrard's  figuro slink into tho lamp-light.  Click! tho door wns unlocked, and  then ho thought it best to leave his  position. It was well for his scheme  that ho did, for almost immediately  .Torrard enmc up tho stairs and occupied tho place ho hnd just vacated.  Presently     Jorrnrd    saw   Mortimer,;  and    ho     crept     downstairs     again.  Then the two men returned together,  pussed ulong the passage,  and enter  ed Mr. PoiTln's private room, where  tho safo was. Evison was waiting  with bated breath ln a doorway  farther along the corridor.  As soon as the two accomplices  had entered tho private oflico. Evison  stole along and stood in tho shadow  of tho half-closed door.  It was entirely as he suspected,  Jerrard opened the safo and withdrew the estimate for tho two liners  from an inner drawer. Then Mortimer producod somo pieces of papor  and commenced to mako notes.  "Good evening, gontlemen."  Both men looked up in sudden terror to meet Evison's miling ga/o  Before another word wns spoken,  howevor, Mortimor jumpod to his  foet nn'd rushed from the room. Jorrard and Evison stood looking at  ono another.  "So, my friend," commenced Evison, 'deliberately; "this is how you  servo your undo?" j  "Spy! hissed Jerrard, aud for a  moment hc made as if to spring at  Evison, but something in the lnt-  tor's demeanor mado him suddenly  alter his, mind. Then he took a fresh  lino of tactics.  "Don't say anything ahout it, old  chap," he entreated. "I wanted  money badly, and Mortimor tempted  mo. They were going to give mo ono I  hundred pounds for a copy of tho  tender."  "Why didn't you ask your uncle,  ho would havo helped you?" asked  Evison.  "I didn't enro to," muttered Jorrard,   "because of Dorothy."  "Dorothy!"   cried    Evison.   "What  nns sho to do with you?"  "Oli���������er���������we're ongagod."  "Engaged���������to you?"  "Yes,  why not?" replied    Jerrard.  "Please don't   .mention; it, -though,  as Dolly does  not want  anyone     to  know about it yet."  "Dolly!" repeated Evison, bitterly. Ugh! the familiarity cut him to  the quick.  "May I ask what this moans?"  said a voice, suddenly. Both "men  looked:up and saw- Mr. Perrin standing in the doorway. For a moment  they wero taken aback, but Jorrard  was the first tb recover himself.  "It means this, uncle," ho burst;  forth. "I' was passing by llston  Lane when I saw Evison sneak down  towards the office. I hastened aftor  him, and saw him enter hero. Ho  left the door open, I followed, and  saw him copying the tender."  Evison listened as in. a dream to  this tissue of lies,, and was only  awakonod by .Mr. Perrin's stern  voice. ���������  "Whut have you to say for yourself?"  A thousand words of defonco  sprang to his lips, but erO;he could  utter' one lie remembered Dorothy,  [f he told all he knew it would break  Dorothy's heart.  "Well, Evison, I am waiting. What  have you to  say?" .    '".".-        ""*"'  ..  "Nothing,"   was  the  dully    spoken  reply. * l"  "Come, my boy," said Mr. rorrin,  his liking for Arthur-for._ the' moment  overcoming his anger, "can't you  confide iri me?" * ���������  '"  'Evison'"..'slowly shook his 'heaid.  - "Very well," continued Mr. Perrin,  "I am more than sorry, for I have  always had the highest opinion of  you. If I ask you to call at my  house to-morrow morning, will you?  "Certainly, sir," Evison replied, in  low tones.  "Then I shall expect yo*i at half-  past nine. Er���������you may lie curious  to know ; how I happened to como  here," Mr. Perrin added, "but I saw  a man running from llston Lane, and  an impulse led nio down it, to find  the door of my office open,"  .Stunned'.'by this sudden blow, Arthur staggered rather than walked  to liis home. He did not go to-food  but sat, the night /'through in his  bedroom.  In the morning, with palp, haggard  face, he called at. Mr. Perrin's house  as ho had promised, and was shown  into  the  drawing-room.  He * had r hardly-, boon* tliere a? mprnr  ent before Walter Jerrard entered*  the room. He gazed at Evison in a  rather shamefaced manner, but the  latter look no notico of him:  "I've asked uncle to-got you: a  good jcHi somewhere," Jorrard  blurlc-d out. at length, . ,- ,.  . "Indeed," replied Evison, "that  was really very good of you, especially  after-  your  charitable behavior  of^last=ovcniiig.^=^  ���������- --------.- -j  "���������Oh,   j-ou     would   have  done     thc:  Remarkable Progress.  That there is no better company with which to place your Life  Insurance than  THE   MANUFACTURERS    LIFE  is clearly shown by the following comparison :���������  DEO, 31, 1894. DEO. 31, 1604  Insurance ln Force $9,555,300 $37,668,468  Policies issued during the year   2,no,?55 r,l07,l48  Policy Reserves     628,429 5,255,077  Assets       821,320 6,112,344  Income.     296,468 l,659,10r  SURPLUS (not including Capital Stock)       50,309 4H,869  The ten years during which these increases have taken place  cover the period of the present management of the Compnay. Certainly such magnificent success guarantees  POSITIVE    PROTECTION    TO    POLICY-HOLDERS  fe<  The  APPLY   FOR  RATES TO  Manufacturers   Life  INSURANCE  HEAD OFFICE,        - - -  COMPANY  -       TORONTO, OANADA.  J  same in my position," sneered Jer  rard. "Uesides, if you had told uncle what you had seen I should have  denied it, and my word is as good  as yours  any day."  "lint what about your constant  meetings with Mortimer near tlio  Heacon?"  .Jerrard changed color and glared  malevolently  at  his  companion.  "Sconis to inc. you've been watching mc pretty much," lie said.  "It was quite hy accident; and  whilst on that subject, despite your  friend's indisputable prowess in un-  Iruthfulness, do you think he c-o-ld  deny this-?" \s ho spoko Evison exhibited tlio shoot of papor on which  Mortimer liad commenced to make  his copy of tho tender for thc liners,  .lorrard, was completely nonplussed: his faco was livid'"with combined  |. fury and four.   / _   . .._���������-,.    . .,,  "Oh,.don't bo alarniod,"said Evi-'  eon; "I shall not show the paper to  Mr.- Perrin. .But please remember  that it--is "only- for Miss Perrin's' sake  .lhat-1 am taking the blame jf your  scandalous bohavior.'V      ..  Jorrard mumbled an inaudible reply.   -,-   .  "If you Kail not been engaged to  Miss  Perrin  I. should  havo  denouced  you on the spot; as it is "  "You will denouce hiru now," said  a voice.  Evison and Jorrard turned to see  the curtains by the garden window  thrown aside, and Dorothy Perrin,  with pale faco, standing "before them.  "1 was looking out into tho gar-  don when I heard your voices," she  explained, "and thinking you would  not te long I waited, and glad I am  that I did wait."  "Tint you mustn't take any notice  of what you hoard ." began Evison: but Dorothy; Interrupted.  "I must tako notice," she cried;  "Walter Cold you  that he was    on-  gaged to me, and I toll you that  it. is "not true. I have never been engaged lo him, and I would rather  marry any man on earth than him."  A i groat "wave ������������������ of joy rushed ovor  Evison, and his heart boat with wonderful rapidity. TTo was about. to  speak whon he was interrupted by  Mr. Perrin's cntance.  "What does this mean?" ho asked.  "Dorothy, Walter, why are you both  here?"    ~. ������������������     u  "To save an innocent man,." criod  Dorothy, "listen father," and immediately she began to pour forth all  tliat sho had heard.  "Is this true?" demanded Mr. Perrin in grim tones when his daughter  had finished .speaking. Evison bowed  his head, "-inwardly wishing himsolf  iniles away. ���������>  "Givo mo that paper,'��������� Mr. Perrin  continued; mechanically Evison handed it .to him. Then ho looked up and  caught Dorothy's' oyes fixed:on, him  with an expression new to him, an  expression ' which,. sent the, blood  coursing madly through his veins.  "Well, sir," Mr. Perrin said, stern-  j ly,      addressing     himself       to    .his  nophow;  "what have'you to say for  yourself?"        ' ; ' *  ���������"Nothing," returned that, worthy.  "Nothing!" repeated- Mr. Porrin,  in low tones. "By ITpaven, you aro  a disgrace. " Listen to me, sir, I  givo you a week,to. make arrangements in, and -then you leave my  liouse and my employ."  '���������Mr;.'Perrin stood aside, and Walter  Jerrard silently left the room.  "Now, my boy, what can I say to  you?" said Mr. Perrin. "I would  you and my nephew could? have  changed places, for I sliould be. proud  in'dec'd for you to ...ho a member bf  my family."  "That is easily arranged, sir,"  said Arthur,, emboldened by what ho  had read in Dorothy's oyes.  VEh?      How  do  you  mean?"  "By granting mo the permission  you refused last week." As he spoko,  Evison: took Dorothy by the hand  an'd drew her, not "unwillingly, to  his side.  "It' seems, to mo-that you have already taken il,"- replied Mr. Porrin,  smiling as h'o spoke. "Woll, woll,  take her, my lad, and God bless you  both."  The other day Mrs., Arthur. Evison  christened oho of the two new liners  built by Messrs. John Perrin and  Co. for the'-' North Atlantic'.Steam-  ship  Company.���������London Tit-Bits.  . PERSONAL_POIffTE:RS.  Gossip About Somo of the Leading  People on the World's Stage.  Herr Bebcl, who litis corn.������ into an  unexpected legacy 6f$100,000, is tho  Icadcr.of-the Social Doraocratic party  and. tho finest Parliamentary .orator  in Germany. Born about 1840, he  was educated at tho common school,  and is a wood-turner by trade. i  Archbishop Croko made a great impression on the Maoris of Now Zealand by his athletic prowess. H-o was  Bishop of Auckland, a dioceso that  contains most ot the Maori tribes,  before ho became Archbishop of  Cashei. The Protestant missionaries used to say tlioy were heavily  handicapped by Or. Croke's jumping'  feats. Ho thought nothing of jumping five-railod fences, and his fame  as it runner was widespread.  , Oivo of the --handsomest'Royalties in  Europe is Prince Nicholas of Montenegro,' who; ^as born sixty-thr6o  years" ago,' and has lived to sec his  daughters make remarkable matrimonial alliances. They aro almost  the only dark-complexioned Royalties in Europe. The Prince of Montenegro leads an ideal existence, and  is to be seen walking in thc streets  of his tiny capital every day. His  responsibility is not groat, for his  whole population is under 250,000.  Tho Earl of HaroWood's mansion  in Yorkshire is in keeping with the  greatness of the Lnscolles family  through several conturios- Erected  during thc reign of King Georgo HI.  it boasts some of tho finest ceilings  in England, ond more t/han seventy  wonderful mahogany doors, mado  from wood grown on tho Earl's estates in tho West Indies. IT'arowood  House also contains an almost unrivaled collection of china, surpassed  probably only    by that at Windsor.  Tho present peer's father onco refused S60;000 for throe vases from  his collection.  A good story is boing told .concerning Mr. Iicerbohm" Tree, tho eminent. English actor. Ho had just  descended tho steps of tlie Garrick  Club when two mon���������well dressed,  but rather vulgar-Iookingi���������were soon  to whisper hastily to ono another  and .laugh heartily. Iinimodiatoly  after the younger of the two stopped  up to; Mr. Tree, and taking off his  hat with an air ho put to him. Theodore Hook's old joking question:���������  "Pray, sir, aro you somebody of  importance?" ���������  Mr. Tree looked at tho man with  a cynical amilcjVand replied:*��������� , "I  don't: think I can ' be, or I should  hardly be seen talking to you."  Tho Hon. Charles Parsons, to  whom wo owe the steam turbine, is  not tho only member of his family  skilled, in science and: dowered - with  inventive'genius'. His brother, -v thc  Earl of Rosso, (who has lately received tho degree of Doctor of  Science from tho University of  Leeds),-is, liko Himself, an F. R. S.,  and, besides boing a considerable  astronomer, is a :. brilliant electrician*. Loril'TtosBo  Is ; tho ��������� in-Voirtor ..of  several;useful -mechanical contrivances which arc in working order at  Birr Castle, his seat in King's  County,".; and both "his sons���������Lord  Oxmantown, who is in tho Irish  Guards, and tho Hon. Goo (Troy Parsons���������took honors in; the science * at  Oxford. Indeed, the latter is his  uncle's right-hand .man at the works  near Nowcastlc-on-Tyne where the  turbines are manufactured.  There are few romances of the  peerage moro touching than that  which is recalled by the denial of  Anno Countess of Seaficld���������who., has  just joined the Auxiliary League of  the Salvation Army���������that hoi- lato  husband, the tenth earl, was at one  timo a bailiff in Now Zealand. Francis William Ogilvio-Grarit followed  many callings iri the courso of ;a  career-full of pathetic.struggles, but  ho - was certainly nevor a bailiff.  Born in tho-yeStr 1847, ho went to  seok fortuno in New Zealand at a  period when thoro was exceedingly  remote- probability, of. his ovcr succeeding to the title. The eighth  Earl of Soafield died unmarried, and  thus his. uncle, the third^ son of tho  sixth carl, carno unexpectedly into,  tho title, and tho toiler of Oamaru���������  then', ns times woro hard, working as  a=navvy:���������l������jcamo=^Viscount-=Reid--  haven. In 1888 his father died, and  Francis, still no better off than before, became tenth carl, and six  months later he wns dead. The present Lord Seaficld is oight-and-twen-  ty, and is married to. tho daughter  of a prominent and popular Now  Zealand doctor.  There, is an excellent story of the  O-crman Emporor's brother^ Henry.  Tho French professor of tho Princo  road to him tho following exorcise  for translation: "Sovereign ladies  have not merely an air of majesty,  .but a gracious deportment peculiar  to them." Princo Henry laid" down  his pen and raised his head; "Havo  you any remark to mako?" asked his  tutor. "Only this," said tho  young Princo. "T have known sovereign ladies all my-lifo, and I have  never noticed any particular majesty  or grace of deportment. Ought we  not, therefore, to omit the pliraso,  you havo just read?" The professor'  acknowledged that he respected tho  scruples of his pupil, but trio exorcise  book had boon carefully inspected,  and possibly the young/Princo might,  in later life, soe majesty and grace  where at that time ho saw none.  Princo Henry took up his pen again  and wrote out tho phrase in French,  but hc sighed and said: "It's an  awful shame to foist such books on  tis."  .   _ 1 :   WILLIE'S  REFORMATION.  "Your son Willio seems to havo  gotten over being round-shouldered.  Evory time I'vo scon him lately he's  standing up lik'o a man."  .- "Yes. Aflor years of scolding him  for hi:-, stooping I tried a now  plan."  "What was.it?"  "I told him he had a magnificent  chest." '   .    I  ..Sportsman���������"I'm sure I.hit',, that  last bird. Didn't you soo tho feathers fly?" Keopor^-'-'iYos, sir; and  they're flying yot." ^_   SOME GENEROUS DOCTORS  STORIES  OF raVSICIANS AND  THEIR PATIENTS.  Dr.   Abernethy   Met    His Match���������  Dr. Gregory Was Very  Generous.  The story of a great London physician, a man whoso fees frequently  run into three figures and yet who  is said to dev'ote a third of his  timo to attending the poor without  a penny of reward, recalls stories of  other doctors who havo declined suhr  stnntial fees���������and of somo who have  not.  Tho famous Dr. Abornotliy had a  heart as tender as his tonguo waa  rough, and many stories aro told  of tho kind d.'nels ho did by stealth.  In ono case, uftor attending a half-  pay officer during a long illness, ho  point-blank refused to tako even tho  smallest fee. "Wait till you aro a  general," ho said; "then como and  seo mo, and wo can talk about fees."  In another case, where ha had  taken fees from a poor lady for attending her child under tho wrong  impression that sho was woll-to-do,  ho retiurned them all, together with  a ������50 note, begging her to spend  the money in giving her child a  daily ride in the fresh air; and to a  third patient of small means ho  said, "Your recovery will be slow.  If you feel pain, como again. IAnd,  mind, I don't want your money."  But with' those who could afford to  pay ho not only insisted on his proper fee, but treated them often with  a brusqueness which was by no  means palatable. One good lady,  howevor,   was  A  MATCH  FOR  HTM.  EARN A  Comfortable Living  WITH A  Chatham Incubator  Poultry raising with a Chatham  Incubator is a very profitable and  easily managed occupation." Unless  you want to go into it" extensively it  need take but very little of your time.  Government reports show that thc  demand for chickens in Canada is  greatly in excess of the supply and  Great Britain is always clamoring  for more. That means a steady  market and good prices for chickens.  You cannot raise chickens successfully with a setting hen. She is wasting time setting when she should be  laying. While she i������ batching and  brooding a few chickens she could be  laying five or six dozen eggs. The  percentage of chickens she hatches is  much less than that produced by the  Chatham Incubator.  It will pay you to own a Chatham  Incubator.  Chatham Incubators contain every  improvement of importance in Incubator construction that has been produced. They are made of thoroughly  seasoned wood, with two walls, case  within case. Between these walls  .mineral wool is packed forming the  very best insulation. Each piece of  the case is mortised and grooved and  screwed, making the whole as solid  as a rock. Chatham Incubators are  equipped with scientifically perfect  regulators which are an infallible  means of rep-ulating the temperature.  No cash to pay until  October, 1905.  -Wo will start you raising poultry  for profit with a Chatham Incubator  without one cent of money from you  until next Fall. That means that you  can take off seven or cight^hatches  and make considerable money out of  the Incubator before thc first payment  becomes due.  We couldn't make this offer if we  were not certain that if you accept it  you will get complete satisfaction, if  we were not positive that the Chatham  Incubator will pay you a handsome  yearly income.  This is a straightforward offer. We  make it to show our supreme confidence in the Chatham Incubator. We  want you to accept this offer as we  are sure of the satisfaction our Incubator will give. Every machine we  have put out so far has made other  sales in the same neighborhood.  - Our offer ia to send you a Chatham  Incubator at once, freight prepaid by  it* without one cent of cath from you.  You mak* your firat payment In  October, 1906. The balance to be paid  In Ootober, 1908, or If a Cath Buyer  you get It cheaper. Could any offer  be fairer or more generout ?  Burnt Fails. Oxt., Xoraaber 19th. 1*H-  Tha Tneubttor and Brooder tlut I boojebt fron year  to  M*Bt, on time, r with now to p������r ths wholo amount  tbti fall. If you will rlro mo a dlacount, I am Ttrr  much ploasM with both rncubator and Broodnr. an4  would cot bo without them, bocmusa I cleared thla  aoaioii, mora than tho Incubator and Broodor ooot oa.  Youn reapoctfulTr.  MBS. W. HTSL0P.  Write us to-day for full particulars  of our offer and mention this paper.  Don't put it aside for anotheF time as  this special proposition may be withdrawn at any time.  THB MANSON CAMPBELL CO.. Limited  Dept. St Chatham, Oat.  KANtrrACTOu������ or  Chatham Fannlnf MUU and .Chatham Farm EcalM.  pm������Bpnwg WAEUQuars AT  Montreal. Qua. Brandon, Man , Calrarr. Alta^  Kow WMtolnstar. B.C. Halifax, S.S.  rAcroaiu AT  Chatham, Oni.. and Dotrolt, Iflrh 11  "I lu?ard of your rudeness boforo  I camo, sir." sho said, as sho took  the prescription he handed to hor,  "but I was not prepared for such  treatment. What am I to do with  this?"  Abornotliy snapped out, 'Tut it  on the firo if you please." In a  momont the lady liad put the . prescription on tho fire and her fee on  the table, nnd, witli a bow, had  vanished  from  the room.  A good story is told of Dr. Gregory, of Edinburgh, ono of tho most  generous of physicians. 'Hio was  called in to sec a medical student  who was ill with typhus fever. The  invalid proffered the usual guinea to  the doctor, who indignantly declined  to take it.  "I bog your pardon, Dr. Gregory,"  the student said, in apology. "Dr.  ���������<���������. who has beon attending me, always takes it."  "Oh, does he? "Well, just you ask  him to meet me In consultation,"  Gregory said, "and thon offer mo  the fee in his presence."  The consultation took place, and'  when the. student tendered the guinea  Gregory turned on him fiercely.  "Sir," be exclaimed, "do you  moan to insult me? Is thero a doctor anywhere who would so far dis-  ���������grn-cc   Himself    aa to  tako payment  from one of his' brothcrHboA���������rxn-d a  junior?"'  The other doctor  took this rebuke  so much  to    heart that bofore.    the  day was  over    he had returned  thc student every guinea ho had  RECEIVED FROM TTTM.  But. oven ^benevolent doctors must  at times find the temptation to  pocket a fee too great to withstand. It is told of 'Dr. Radcliffe  that after attending a friend gratuitously for a whole year his patient  handed him a fat purse, saying,  "Doctor, in this purse I have puv^:  every c'ay:s fee. Please take it. My  gratitudo must not be less than your  generosity."  ''.Radcliffe took the purse in: his  hand intending to return it, but the  weight and the chink of the gold  caused him to waver. He. was lost;  and, putting thc purse in his pocket,  said, "Singly, sir, I could havo refused them for- a twelvemonth, but  all together thoy are irrestible."  Dr. Hunter onco lost a fee'in an  amusing manner through excess of  delicacy. "What is your fee, sir?"  a lady patient askod him.  "Madam," he answered, "I mako  a practice never to fix the amount of  myfee.���������' -������������������     =^=^   On  being  further  pressed he     still,  declined;  and at last the lady   with  a pretty expression of thanks    took  hcr departure, leaving Hunter fceloss  and not a little disgusted.  It was another ' physician who,  when a lady offered two guineas instead of his expected und customary  throe, made a pretence of searching  for the third guinea on the floor.  "Nay, sir," said thc lady, with a  simile, "you are not in fault. It  was not you but I who dropped it."-  When a friend, after consulting Sir  Thcodo"o Maycrno, put down two  broad pieces (the equivalent of ������3  12s.) on the table, the great physician placidly  PUT THEM IN HIS POCKET,  much to tho patient's surprise    and  indignation.  "Sir," Sir Theodore said, when ho  saw disgust written largely on his  friend's face,"I have just mado ��������� my  will, and if it leaked out that I had  refused a fee on tho same day I  might bo doomed out of my senses."  The generosity of doctors' is���������not  less liable to abuse than'. that';.of  other men. Ono day a man who  called to consult a great- London  doctor pleaded that he was but a  poor half-pay officer, and could not  afford to pay the full fee.  "In that case, sir," the physician  said, "allow me to remit it altogether and to have the pleasure of  attending you gratuitously."  A few months later thc doctor discovered- th*t tho self-styled half-pay  officer was really a wealthy squiro  with a large rent-roll. "And, sir,"  he exclaimed, when ho told the discreditable story, "I'll act in exactly  the same way to tho next poor man  who gives me his *rord of horwu* that  he is too poor to patr me."*���������London  Tit-Bits. JUST ARRIVED  The consignment of Nordheimer and New Scale  Williams' Pianos received tliis week arc now ready for  your inspection at our Piano Show Rooms,' First Street.  We wil! he glad to sec you whether you intend to  purchase or not. Vou will feel better after admiring thc  Handsome Art Pianos now in stock,  WHAT BLANCHE DEERING, America's Lady Pianist,  Says of the Nordheimer :���������  '��������� Its tone is clear, brilliant and of a thoroughly  musical quality, and gave mc great pleasure in using  during my concert in your city."  Revelstoke Insurance   Agency  LOANS  LIMITED  REAL ESTATE  \i.S  INSURANCE  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published   eTery Tliui-silny.     Subscription  $2  per year.   Advertising rates on application.  Changes of advertisements must be in  befor  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printing ill all its  branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, AtoilC, 1905.  PREFER  MONOPOLY.  British Columbia certainly  has no  reason tb be proud of her representatives���������so far.     The  onlj- one who has  moved at all is.the member for Kootenay whose  energies appear to be concentrated   upon   forcing   an   electric  power monopoly on the city of Ottawa.  Imagine the Government of  Richard  McBride   countenancing   such   a surrender of existing municipal protection  ���������what a howl would go up from every  housetop any so-called "Liberal" could j \  reach!    And that is the kind of work '  our member is called upon to perform.  TheProvince may bo tyrannised over,  denied its-rights,deprived of its jirivi-  Jeges !    What cares William Galliher,  so long as   his   time is pleasantly and  profitably occupied.   What cares Eoss  of  Yale-Cariboo,   or  ^Macphcrson   of  Vancouver, or Riley of Victoria? Perish   the   thought   that    they   should  waste   time   struggling   to   force Sir-  Wilfrid Laurier's Government to do  justice   to   British    Columbia.     And  these men. when  there is a: Provincial  election will  be  the first to endeavor  to'defeat the McBride administration.  For  several weeks Mr. Galliher lias  been endeavoring to saddle the city of  Ottawa with  a prospective trust combination, which, receiving the sanction  of parliament will add  52 per cent to  the cost   of   electric lighting, and unduly   press   irpon   the   poorer classes  ���������who depend   upon   their daily toil for  the support of   their  families.   Why  Jlr. Galliher shouM  go out of his way  to become the exponent of embryo  trusts and the slave of corporations is  suspicious, to say lire le.i-st. The Ottawa electric issue is at present local.  Jim once parliament makes a precedent,' the evi! will spread to other  communities and io other industries.  XVe imagine however, lhat XV. A,  Galliher is quite indifferent.  THE PEOPLE   SHOULD BE  PROTECTED.  When  men   work  for and advocate  reforms, earnestly believing that such  should be crystallised into legislation,  would benefit a particular class, without doing violence to the privileges or  circumscribing the  freedom of others,  they   should   not   accept   as  a favor  what is claimed as a right.   The curse  of   departmental   patronage   has  too  often warped the judgment of a representative   with   eyes turned towards  future personal advantages. He would  prefer opposing a Government, according   to   the  appeals   and instincts of  conscience;   but   doing   so  involves a  withdrawal   of    ministerial    favors!  Hence,   selfishness   prompts    him   to  think  twice before manifesting independence,  or  privately   agrees   with  thoso who dole out patronage, and  votes with tho Admin ist ration upon  all questions removed from tho particular issues .which he had pledged  himself to support. This man can  accomplish littlo; he fails to attract  those who have been elected ou a  broad national platform and who vote  inthe interest not of a class liut tho  whole people. To be sure, partizan.  zeal misleads many who, in private'  life, would scorn to -become slaves lo  any human influence, and the independent member botween two power*'  fui interests, has not the pleasarrtest  time possible. Men, however, are  gradually coming to look with broader  view when scanning tlie political  horizon. , Every day furnishes proof  that the old iron clad partyism is on  the wane, that thoughtful citizens  realize the danger of .surrendering  their: very.; consciences to leaders,who,  having gained their confidence are  prepared to betray them. For.in-  mce, not one of the important  pledges made by Sir Wilfrid Laurier  and his colleagues; hits eyerbuen,redeemed. -Wliy? Tn the first place too  much was promised, and in the second  place, many of those who made the  promises, upon the first opportunity  retired from parliament and accepted  an office under the Crown. Sir Henri  Joly, appointed to the Lieut.-Gover-  norship of British Columbia: the Hon.  Sir Oliver Mowat, Lieut-Governor of  Ontario; James Lister, M.P. for West  Lamhton, appointed a Judge; Sir  David Mills, Minister of Justice, raised  to the Supreme Court bench; the Hon.  J. Israel Tarte, virtually driven out of  the Cabinet, because advocating in  power, tliat which he advocated when  in Opposition; the Hon. A. G. Blair,  Minister of Railways, forced to resign  because he warned the Government  against parallelling the Intercolonial���������  Canada's state-owned railway. So,  all along tlie line. It is a question  and one of national importance,  wh.et-hei*^t'her-=olc*et'or's-should-n'blrdesl  mand drastic legislation with reference  to members of parliament being appointed to life oflices during the  period for which they were elected, or  fora certain time after they cease to  represent a constituency. At - all  events constituents should have something to say in the premises, and the  political association wliich nominated  the elected representatives should certainly bc vouchsafed the privilege of  either approving or disapproving of  his resignation and acceptance of a  life appointment. This would at least  make a member more independent  and a Government careful as to legislation.  The Estimates���������Budget Speech  ���������"Barber" Henderson's Wig  Bill ��������� Another Mare's Nest  Discovered by Oliver.  The bringing down of tho estimates,  the liiulget. Sjiei'i-Ii and flu* resultant  debate llii'i-ciin, "liaibrr" irniderson'H  wig bill, Ilie discovery of two biand-  nuw mures' nosUs by Mr. .lolin Oliver  and lhe still pending construction of ri  third, and the first nocturnal sitting  of the House this session���������all theso  things combined have made tho past  week a distinctly lively ono in Legislative circles.  The first excitement took place on  the introduction of the motion ol Mr.  XV. J. Bowser (Vuncouvar) censuring  the action of the Dominion authoi-ities  at Ottawa in interfering wilh educational matters in tiio Northwest Autonomy bill. If Mr. Bowser desired  to place the Opposition on the horns  of a dilemma, if ho desired to expose  their pitiful weakness to the unsympa-  tliizing gaze of a curious and derisive  public, if he wished the Liberal party  in British Columbia to prove by their  own actions that tlioy lacked the  courage to defend their own friends  and benefactors, and at tho same time  had not enough backbone or patriotism to support their own luuch-boast-  ed principles���������then Jlr. Bowser's  wishes wore certainly fully gratified.  Certainly, the member for Vancouver, in tlie brilliant speech he made in  support of his resolution, did not spare  either tho Liberal party or Sir Wilfrid  Laurier.. In dealing with the silver-  tongued Liberal leader, he employed  with great ell'ect that never-failing  weapon the "deadly parallel," reading  to the House copious extracts from  Sir Wilfrid's great speech in 1S0G on  the Manitoba School Question, and,  contrasting his 'past utterances and  his present actions, condemning him  Ucpaiiited'iu,  ���������aesssasgassaa  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  SPRING TAILORING I  r  Tlie undersigned has opened a Lumber Yard in thc  City ancl will handle all kinds of  HOUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER  SHINGLES, LATH,  ETC.,  ETC  A full stock of Kiln-Dried Edge Grain, Finishings  always on hand, nnd Mouldings of every description  will bc kept in stock.  TO   CONTRACTORS!!!  At Our Yards we will at all times be in a position to  supply all your wants in First-Class Material..  n   .   Heaaa  Yards���������Just South of Hotel Ciimax, on SmcKec Track  l. ������������������ a=.������wii sj-j,.^jrirTTxnrm-e.\rm:iti jzra  CHESSMAN'S imported  Spring Goods are here,  ami most of tliom .'iro  marked oft' and liavo been  p.-iss.'d into stock.  Tlie store is full  of Rain Coalings, Suit  ings, Trouserings, eoni-  priMiig Soi-gi's, Cheviots,  Llamas, 1'aiioy Vesting*.  Tlio \vt\-u- and color is  guaranteed by llio inaiiii-  Im-litivrs, ami wo back tip  tin* guar.iiiiee.  rction  orrt of his o'li'n mouth,  scathing terms the attitude of-the  Liberal' party throughout Canada,  shouting for provincial'.-rights when  ���������money, place ' or power, stood -to be  gained by so doing.  It was not a pleasant speech to listen  to   and   what  mailed it worse was the  sullen silence in   which the Opposition  took it.    .Terrified on the one hand by'  the fear of the Dominion Government,'  and   on   the other by the fear of their  constituents', votes, they diirst*. nei ther  siippoTt   the "resolution, or  oppose it.  The  middle   way���������that  happy refuge  of  all   weaklings���������seemed   to     them  safest,   antl   they    therefore0 listened  without   protest to  thc  branding*, of  themselves, ..thoir   party   and ,  their  leader with the  extremity of  political  infamy    It is diffici.lt for a layman to  understand   how the love of power or  the fear of one's ''constituents' votes,  could   inake   then     such    unresisting  cravens as to take without resentment  the   insults   which the eloquent member for   Vancouver heaped  upon the  Liberal  party; it   only  goes  to  show  how   far   that   party has  fallen from  every instinct of decent manhood.  The mover of the resolution sat  down and the Speaker put the question. He got no reply. ..Nbr.was  there need for a division. None but  the mover spoke to the resolution,  and the House placed itself on record,  without a division, as being unalterably opposed to the Dominion Government's methods of administering the  afTaiis of the connIry.  The estimates were brought down  jr^^^ii*^layL^aJ!t(i!^o������iiii^aiid^^ilieJiloD^  R. G. Tatlow. Minister of Finance,  delivered his Budget spi-fch the same  day. The speech, like tbe statement  itself, was remarkable fur being utter-  Calico Ball, May 1st, under auspices  of Ladies' Auxiliary to B. of It. T.  Watch for particulars.  The Rathbone Sisters will givo a  ball on Easter Monday in Selkirk Hall.  Announcement Later.  Two boys about fourteen years of  age, of Phoenix, B. C, who have, for  some time been playing truant, decided  to put the school of that town out of  business last week. They placed part  of a stick of dynamite under thc building, but fortunately the charge was so  placed that it did little damage when  iir-ed. The la/Is were up before the  magistrate, who let them out on  suspended sentence after /jiving them  a severe lecture.  ly devoid of thosi.' llowers of rlii-toric  with which weaker men nnd weaker  Governments off on seek to enhance,  the value of llu-ir successes, or to  minimize the, extent of their failures,  in the public eye. It. was a vcry plain  unadorned setting-l'orth of tin; present  financial -posilion of lhe province,  without any . attempt to place . an  undue value on future possibilities or-  to misrepresent existing facts.  Throughout, the speech was every  evidence of careful painstaking endeavor, and of ii conscientious and by  no means unsuccessful attempt to dn  the very best with Iho materials in  hand. Tho Minister's utterances, in  short, were in a, lone and of u naturo  to still further increase that belief in  tlioir ability to administer advantageously thc affairs of this province, which  thc present Govern merit ha.s already  instilled into the peoplo.  It i.s impossible in an article of this  limited description, to do more than  glance at the Finance "Minister's  speech. He pointed out that there  had been, for the first time in (lie  history of the province, a small surplus of some $27,000 for the fiscal year  ending .Time .10th. HMl-1, and that another surplus was anticipated for the  current fiscal year. But a small  deficit of some fivo or six thousand  dollars must be anticipated���������though  not   arr   absolute   certainty���������for   tho  coming fiscal year covered by the  estimates .-just brought down. This  deficit, should it occur, will be directly  due to the loss of revenue from the  ChineseRestriction Act, which revenue, it is worth noting, amounted to  nearly !j!5000,000 for the year .1903 and  ISOt. Tbe new Education Bill, and  several other reductions in public  expenditures, together with "nntici;  pated large increases in timber royalties and leases, and sales and grants of  land, will be a distinct saving on the  others hand. It is perhaps worth  while reproducing here' the Minister's  general.suinniiiig up of.the position :  *'Wlilist,!* he said,. "thero were no  signs of-'boom' or. undue inflation, the  reports, both commercial and agricultural, fr-orrr allpiirts of the province  indicated a condition of; general prosperity, improving business conditions  and progress. Iu spite of adverse  comment -by' criticsof taxation; the  most encouraging reports \yei-e coining  ;tc������ liand from , all-our'mining centres.  We are becoming inore iind- more  accustomed'to hear of dividends being  declared, and advices from London  indicated', that capital was .showing a  twndonej-i. once.moto: to:seek: i nvest-  ment in theprovinco." .'���������: ��������� *'  .'--  Mr. Stuart Henderson (Ashcroft) is  rather sorry he spoke. True he carried  his point so far as the wearing of wigs  is concerned, but it was at the cost of  such merciless ridicule that he counts  his victory a very Pyrrhic one. .Why,  tliey are calling hiin "Barber" in the  House now, and scarcely a member  gets up but 'has. something to say  about the Ashcroft gentleman's interest in wigs. There lire several circumstances, it riiay be remarked,  connected with the bringing in of  this extraordinary arid undignified  piece of freak legislation on the part  of the Liberals which are .probably  better not discussed here. At all  events, the Ashcroft barber has committed political suicide very thoroughly.  Po.ssihly Mr. Henderson realized  this himself on Thursday, when he  opened the evening session by continuing tiie debate on the Budget.  The appalling fact must then have  dawned upon him that the House  refused an;' longer to  take him seri  ously.      After a few criticisms of   the  style   of   orator1}*   employed    by   the  Only the day previous he had said to  the Finance Minister, in dignified nnd  austere tones, in the lobby of the  liouse, "I occupy the position of financial critic in the ranks of the Opposition." But it was more than a trille  wearisome after the first laugh was  over, and by the time Mr. Henderson  took a tumble to himself and his seal  at the same time, Ihero were only  eleven members on his sido and nine  on the Government benches, left in  the House lo listen to the Napoleon of  Provincial Finance.  The cliief amii*-eiiicnl. of Thursday,  however, was provided earlier in the  day. by Mr. Murphy (Cariboo) who  made a very amusing speech. Had he  refrained fronr insulting the poverty  and misfortunes of others, his remarks  would have been most enjoyable.  But the true Liberal'contempt for the  poor got thc better of his wisdom  when he took to discussing the Lillooet election.. He had not, he said,  been able to comprehend the Government's victory there, until he came  across the following paragraph in the  Report on Agriculture for 11102:  "It is just possible that the disease  among the cuttle on the west side of  the river'is 'malignant caturrh.' Since  writing to you last t have learned that  the disease has been more or loss  virulent there for several years past.  Want of any reasonable care, starvation in the winter from lack of food  and water, in breeding by little  starved runts of hulls, and general  laziness- and dirt on the part of the  owners are bound to establish disease."  This, said the witty Liberal from  .Cariboo, he took to be an accurate  description of the Lillooet electors.  Lazy, dirty, shiftless and worthless,  these poor starving cattle had fallen  easy victims to Government bribery.  This coarse and indecent sneer at  respectable and .hardworking settlers  was a little too much for the House,  and when Mr. Henderson at the evening session, and the wealthy John  Oliver, on Friday, practically endorsed  the Cariboo member's cruel attempt  at wit, the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works gave these typical  Liberals a very severe roasting.  There is not "space here for hi.s remarks, but it is likely lo be somo timo  THE REVELSTOKE WINE 8s. SPIRIT CO.  LIMITED.  IMPORTRES   AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  EVianufactu rers  REVELSTOKE,  tSSSSal  of Aerated Waters  B.O.  .Minister of Finance. Mr. Henderson  remarked that owing to the Govei n-  rucnt, the Legislature had accomplished nothing during the present session.  lloss (Fernie) promptly struck in  "Whj*. what ahout the wig bill?" and  the House roared.  Mr. Henderson was inub'i'sl.nod to  sny, amid tho shouts of laughter from  both sides uf the House, that the wig  bill was the only s'-nsiblc tiling which  had happened (renewed merriment).  Then Mr. Henderson started upon a  speech which excited tho won  the House and grave anxiety among  his friends. After fiercely denouncing  the government and the estimates, he  p.'iid a similar compliment to tbe  dyking and assessment bills, wandered  into details arid anecdotes about other  countries and provinces, abused the  secretary of the Hoard of Health for  getting loo much pay, thought the.  cost of administration of justice was  loo great, sneered at the Lillooet  voters in thc recent election, saying  that ono-third of them wero'Government employees, pitied the Attorney-  General (the portfolio which Mr.  Henderson himself is said to covet.)  for his. strenuous lifo, and dropped  ngnin into conversational tit-bits.  It was probably thu most extraordinary rigmarole ever beard in tlie  House. - And the cream of tho whole  joke was tho Ashcroft gentleman's  sublime unconsciousness of the exhibition   he   was  making   of    himself.  before the Liberal policy of ridiculing  the poor and industrious settlers of  the country is again practiced iir the  House.  Mr.   John   Oliver���������surely   .a  cleanhanded   man, or why do some peoplo  call   him John   "Olallii?"���������found   two  mare's   nests   this   week, which were  bound  to  unseat two of  the Government members, Dr. Young (Atlin) and  W.   .7.   Bowser   (Vancouver).       The  Opposition   press   seized   hold of   the  mutter     gleefully,    will)     front-page  J articles on corrupt ion, and scare-beads,  I only to drop  the  matter with a. howl  der of   of anguish on   finding  that Jlr. Oliver  I had simply  addcd_ two more blunders  to hij? awful  record  as a searcher-out  lot   crime   in   high   places.     Both the  gentlemen were quite innocent.  Not at all discouraged, the member  for Delta returned to the charge on  Friday, desiring the appointment of  an Enquiry Commission in regard lo  certain Kitimaal land grants, about  which his keen nn������e detected n doubtful odour, lie would move for this on  Monday.  Tiie Chief Commissioner of Lands  stated that the Government courted  Iho fullest investigation. Whatever  depart mental mistakes, or even exceeding of instructions, there miglit  have been, there had been no such  wilful error as the member for Delta  had appeared to insinuate, and lie  challenged Mr. Oliver t.o go from one-  end of the Dopartment to the other  and discover such a thing.  The Max in tue Gallery.  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  ixamisiation  J. GUY BARBER,   -   Jeweller, Optician  irain  u  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstokei B. O.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME   BEEF.     PORK.   MLTT0N     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  REOPENED  REMODELED  IVIrs. JVScKitrick, Manageress.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served,  Rates Moderate. Ai   .  WIVES   SHOULD   REMEMBER  I That Adam was made first.  jThat "he pays the freight."  J That "blessed are the meek..  (That confidence begets confidence.  \ Thnt all angels are not of your sex'  i That nine men ln ten detest gossip,  i That men sometimes have "nerves."  That It takes two to prolong a fam*  Sly Jar.  That with all his faults you lovo  tlm still.  That you should havo no secrets  trom him.  That husbands havo troubles oj  (heir own.  That he's "all right" when you  trow him.  That thero should bc no placo liko  teme.  That tha least said ls tho eooncsj  mended.  That home Is moro than halt what  you make It.  That woman's best weapon is he?  weakness.  That he Is just as anxious to gu>  rich as you are.  That wives are unusually favored  (n this country.  That his typewriter cannot help It  Ct she is protty.  1 That    six  pairs    of    slipper*   aro  enough for any man.  That he likes to hear that the baby.  ts his dead image."  ' That a man likes neatness ls you?  fctttro at all times.  ' That candy in excess Is worse than  rum in moderation. .   ������  ' Tbat you   can't keep   books,   an<J  ithere is no use of trying.  N That there are    letter-drop    boxes  on the nearby corners.  ' That "a baby ln the house is a well-  spring of pleasure."  v That he ls not ln lovo with   every  [Woman he glances at.  That it is policy to let him believo  the is "lord and  master." -  That your relationship is closer U>  (iim than to your mother.  That he does not get sleepy th?  came moment that you do.  That a prompt and pointed answc;  Hoes not turn away wrath.   .  That he expects you to look_ your  (rest when you go out with him.  That 8 P. M. ls 60 minutes past 1  O'clock, not 15 minutes to 9.  That you should not -expect him tp  tight the fire ln the morning.  , That It does not improve his razoj?  to use it for chiropodical purposes.  That house-hunting is .not reckoned by the average man as a pastimes.  \   ... ,   tytytytytytyl^tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  ty  i  ty  Neglect Your Home  Wo have a large assortment of Garden, Tools, Spades,  Hoes, Hakes, Ktc. Ornamental Garden~ ������,Tcncing, Galvanized Wire Mesh Fencing. ���������      . .  ty' Paints, Varnishes, Brushes ty  ty ~ ��������� '  I  . AVhitewash Brushes and Brushes of all kinds.  Call aud inspect our new stock.  ty  Company ;  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty*  y>*)>>VV^������^A^^^^^Vy^VVN*>^V^A^^>^^^>A>\^^^^^^^*V^A^  LOANS NOTARIES  SIBBALD & FIELD  HAVE .  ouses and Lots  FOR  SALE  IN ALL   PARTS OF THE CITV  INSURANCE     . COMOX COAL  VWWWWW^/VV^^V^^*^������A������VV^^fV^*i*/>Ai'^^,^*>^^^A*7  STRAY*. ITEMS  Only .279, papers are piltlishcd in aU  the Czar's empire.  There 19, as a general rule, a wlso  reciprocity in life. As Pilpay says:  ''Men are used as they use others."  * ,Patriotism often ends at the pocket.  Usually when a- man "kicks"'"about  his taxes his patriotism is at a low  ebb.'  Robert C. Winthrop used to abolish  provincial ��������� patriotism in this way:  "There are no points of the compos?  on the chart of true patriotism."  A correspondent says: "When a  Chinaman is very swagger he becomes  * possessor of a cheap American  clock. These alarm clocks have found  khelr way into every city and town  jln the Empire. There Is nothing the  Celestial is so proud of as his alarm  'Block."  A model of the human heart, working as in life and pumping blood  , through artificial arteries, is the wor*  cf a Continental physician.  / In the. days pf Louis XIL French  prince* were considered so precious  that they'were not bathed until they  jnrere seven years old.  It was Thucydlde's opinion that  'to know a thing and not to express  it ig all one as if he knew it not."  \  ,i WHAT GOD G VES A BOY   T AhodyLto_keep_clean_a'nd_Ji_eal_thy,_a������  a dwelling for his mind, and a temple  for his soul.  A pair of hands to use for himseli  ���������nd others, hut never against other������  tor himself.  A pair of feet to do errands of love,  ���������and kindness, and charity, and business, but not to loiter In places of  anlechief, or temptation or sin.  i A pair of lips to speak true, kind  Arave   words.  A pair of ears to hear music of birds  end tree and human voice, but not to  give heed to what the serpent says, or  'ito what dishonors God or his mother.  | < A pair of eyes to see the beautiful,  ./he good and the true���������God's fingerprint lh flower and field and snow-  flake.���������Boston Herald..  City Council.  A meeting of the city council was  held on Friday evening, Aid. Foote,  AlcOarter, Lewis and McLeod present.  Aid. McLeod was elected acting Mayor  luring Mayor Brown's absence.  The Athletic Association wrote asking for sidewalk, also water and light  supply to grounds.���������Referred to Water  ind Light committee.  Independent Band asked for contribution towards uniform fund.���������$50  voted.  Moved by Aid. McCarter, seconded  by. Aid. Lewis, and carried: "That  ttaihvay Commission be requested to  permit no interference with proposals  if C. P. R.-regarding location of.new  station, it having been learned the  station cannot conveniently be placed  on south side of track at any point  .-���������ast'of McKenzie Avenue, the tjiiEiuess  ���������;eutre of the city."  lt was'then resolved on motion of  Aid. MeCarler, " seconded by Aid.  Foote, that the following message be  ivireel to the secretary of the Railway  ijommission: "City Council of Revelitoke last niglit passed resolution  requesting no interference with plan's  of C. P. R. regarding location of proposed new station at Revelstoke.  Mayor Brown does not represent views  of majority of city council."  It was resolved to have Fifth, Sixth  and Seventh streets graded from Mackenzie avenue lo Robinson avenue;  Oi'ton avenue cleared from Fourth to  Seventh streets, and alley from Orion  ro McArthur avenue cleared, J. Dallas to superintend the work:  It was resolved that the following  plan bo recommended for boulevards:  Third street, a 4-foot boulevard between side walk and lot lines, and six-  foot boulevard between sidewalk and  roadway, with trees planted on outer  boilevard. On Mackenzie- avenue an  3-foot boulevard between sidewalk  and lot lines and six-foot boulevard  between sidewalk and roadway, with  frees on outer boulevard, electric poles  md sidewalk to be moved accordingly.  LEGAL  JOHN MANNING SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  First Street - - ltevelstoke, B.  [JARVEY, M'CARTEK & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada.  Camptuiv funds to loan Ht8 percent.  Frjt&T Street, Revelitoke B. C.  JJUCIIIS.  CAYLEY  'Banrhter nnrl Solicitor.  OFFICIO���������Corner First Street ami Boyle  Avenue, Revelstoke, B. C.  Dr. Morrison  -     - DENTIST  Office���������Lawrence  Hardware Co. Block���������Upstairs  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given thut SO days after date  I intend to apply to the Honorable tho Chief  Commissioner of'Lands and Works for permission to eut and carry awav timber from tho  following deseribed lands situated in West  Kootenay district :    .   --  1. Commencing at a post planted on the  south sldo of Smith creek about '2'A miles from  the Columbia river and marked "U. J Johnson's north east corner posi, ihence south til  chains, theneo west SO chains, thence nortii 80  cliuin.", thence east SU chains to tho pointof  commencement.  2. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side of Smith creek about :i'A miles from  lhe loltimbhi river and mnrked "E. J. Johnson's north cast corner post," thetice south 80  ehnlns, ihence west 60 cliuins, Uenee north 80  cliuins theuce eust SO ehains to thc poinl of  commencement.  SI. (.'ommcnclnt; at "��������� Pnsl planted oil lho  south side of Smith creek about t'A miles from  lhc Columbia river and marked "K. J. Johnson's north oust corner post," thuncu south SO  chains, Iheuce west SO ehains, thenre north SO  chains, Ihence cast SO chains to the poinl of  commencement.  4. Commencing at a post planted on thc  soutii sideof Smith creek ahout.lAA miles from  the Columbia river and marked "1J. J. Johnson's north east corner post," thence south SU  cliuins, thence west SO chains, rhenee north SO  chains, thonco cast SU ehuins to lho point of  comnienceinent.  fl. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side ol Smith creek aboutfi'a niiles from  tho Columbia river, and marked "li. J. Johnson's norrh east coruer post," theuce south 81  chains, Iheuce west SO chains, thence norlh SO  chains, theneo east SO chains to the point of  commencement.  0. Commencing at a post planted on the  south sideof Smith creek about At miles from  the Columbia river and marked "K J. Johnson's north east corner post," thenee south SO  chains, thenee west SO ciiains, theuce north Sll  chains, thence east 80 chains, to the pointof  commencement.  7. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side of Smith ereek about '2XA miles from  thc Columbia river and marked "JS. J, Johnson's i-'outh east corner post," thence nortii 40  chaius, thence westlflu ciiains, thence south 4U  chains, thence east 1G0 chains to the point of  commencement.  8.- Commencing at a post nlantcd on the  south side of Smith creek ubou't PA miles from  the Columbia river and marked "K. J. Johnson's south east corner post," thence north 40  chains, thence west 100 ehuins, thence south 411  chains, thence cast 1C0 chains to thc point of  commencement.  9. Commerieins nt a post planted on the  south side of Smith ereek about tiW miles from  thc Columbia river and rnarked -'E. J. Johnson's soutii east corner post," thence nortli 40  chains, thence west IGUchaius, thence south 40  chains, tlience cast 1G0 ehainsto the point of  commencement.  10 Commencing at a post planted on the  north side of the north fork ol Smith creek,  about CAA miles from the Columbia river and  maiked "E. J. Johnson's souih east corner,"  thence north SO chains, thence westSO chains,  thence south SO chains, thenee eastio chains  to thc place of commencement.  Dated March 4th, 1005.  mifi E. J. JOIINSO:,'.  W.   J.   lichtcurke, Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FSRS7-CLASS  THE BAR IS* SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND GIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  "���������ilMwnr'-fti'd"1 *i'-IJC*cTtf*wr'ra*fV*r'r*:Twi?nffBiMiM'ifiiHTii^ffn**ji*iHy*'  SOCIETIES.  'LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 163S.  Popular meetings are held in tho  Oddfellows Hall on rhe Third Friday of each month, at 8 p. m. sharp  Visiting brethren cordiullvinvited  J. A. ACHESON, \V. M  .   K. J. TAGG.fc.RT, Iicc-Scc."  KOOTENAY STAR, R. B. P.  Meets on First Tuesdav of everv month, In  . O. O. F. Hall.  J. ACHESON, W. P.  R. J. TAGUE RT, REG.  Gold Range Lodge, K. of   P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C.  MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY  ill Oddfellows' Hall at 8  o'clock Veiling Knights aro  cordially invited.  J. B. SCOTT",   ti. C.  STEWART MCDONALD..K. of R. <te S.  H. A. BROWN, 11. of F.  NOTICE.  Notion is hereby given that thirtv (30) davs  after date I intend to make applicalion to tlie  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to lease tho lauds hereinafter  mentioned, viz.���������Commencing atapost marked "Lloyd A. Mnnly's north cast corner,"  planted on the west bank of a small stream  Mowing iuto the South Fork of the Fraser  river from thc north cast at a point about  twenty miles north westerly from Tele Jaime  Cache, thence north westerly following  the course of the valley to'a point situate  9000 chains in a direct hue from the starling  poiut, thence in a south westerly direction  1110 (hains, thence south easter.lv -.240 chains,  thunee nortli easterly JMHI chu'lus, thence  soutii easterly lollowing tho general course of  the valley 7-J00 chains more or less, thence  north 210 chains more or less to the point of  comnienceinent, for thc purpose of cutting  spars, timber or lumber.  Victoria, B.C., 13th Jlarch, 1905.  U11G lm ' '        LJ.OYO A. MANLY.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that GO daysafter  date 1 iniend ro apply to thc Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to  purchose the following described lands in tho  District of Vi est Koolenay:  f'oinmeiiUnK at a post planted on tho oast  side of the Arrowhead Brunch, ubout two  miles west of station al Arrowhead, and inurkeil "W. F Ogilvie's south west cornor post,"  thence cast 40 cbains; Ihence north 40 chains,  theuce west 40 chains, theuce &outh 40 chains  to pointof commencement.  .Dulcd 23rd day of Junuury, 1905.  W. F. OGILVIE.  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $: a day.  Monthly Rate.  Terms.  First-lass  Single and  Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  Double Rigs   for   Hire  on   Reasonable  Turned out lean and Neat.  Orders   left   here   for    Firewood  Dry Fir,  Hemlock and Cedar.  promptly  filled.  J. Albert Stone, ��������� Prop.  FIRST CLASS  $2  FER  DAY HOUSE  Choice Brands of Winee, Liquors  and Ciaars.  J. LAUCHT0H, Prop.  First  Street.  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City    .    ...   .    .    .    .  Free Bus meets all trains  - Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents.  Front Street  FOR   SALS  ���������At a Bargain  if  Sold  This   Month���������  ONE RESIDENCE  In Central Part of the City, and One  Lot 50 x ioo.  A GOOD RANCHE  So Acres, close to town. 35 acres of  which can be easily rlcaivd. Suitable for  Hav and Mixed ' Farming. Apply for  particulars at HERALD Office.  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Travellers to  Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation at this  Hotel.    '  CHSEF   YOUSMG,  Proprietor  *sKsKS������*:K������������������&$:y.8:S������S������K������S^^^  Hi  ������  s  ������  ������SS������BK������*������S������*:8*������S������������������S,-*S������S:SK  Md Twee  Before you place your Order for a Fall Suit.  We also carrv the Best Lines of Worsteds ancl Serges  in the market.    PRICE   RIGHT !  Latest Stvles and Fit Guaranteed.  WE. USE THE UNION LABEL.  G. A. SCOTT,  Mackenzie Avenue  a  Hi  *  a  3:  WHEN YOU WANT  Power for���������the'Bjg Hill.  fOINTS GOOD ON WASH DAY.  I.*-- . .  if A re-ry hot iron should .never W  Cise'd for flannels .or woolens.  f.- Clothes lines are' made much moro  durable by boiling for ten minutes  tiefort they are used.  ,-; Table linen should he Ironed 'when  'Auite damp and Ironed with a hot aud  'grery heavy Iron.        -  Embroideries should he    ironed on  ������ thin, smooth   Burface   over   thick  Oannel, and only on the wrong side.  Wash fabrics that are Inclined to  fade should be soaked and rinsed in  (very salty water, to set the color, before washing In suds.  - Silken fabrics, especially white slli  ftandkerchlefs, should not be dampened, but Ironed with a moderately  flvarm Iron when taken from tho lino.  z Irons should not be allowed to become red hot, as thoy will never re*  'Italn the heat properly afterwards.���������  .fjpuruai of Health ���������"*���������-"*  Advertise  in The Herald.  There have been built by the Can-  .rdian Locomotive Woiks in Montreal  six immense engines whicli. are now  in operation 011 the Field Hill. They  are of the heaviest Lypc.in oper-ntins  e.\it.>nce, weighing, equipped for the  rond, 15S tons 200 lbs., of which 163,-  1)75 lbs. rests on tho drivers; the engine  weights 1SH.200 lb?., tho tender loader]  130,000 lbs. The tractive effort is  about 30,800 lbs. They are simple  consolidation engines with cylinders  21x28 inches and 57 inch driving wheel,  piston valves 11 inches inside steam  admission valve ge;ir, boilfer pressure  2l01bs. All drivers are flanged. Boilers  are radially stayed and of; wide firebox  type 09 inches inside diameter at  smokebox;-24*1 2in; tubes 2������it. 5 in.  long. /The . heating surface is as follows: 2210 sq. ft. in the tubes, 105 sq.  ft. in the firebox and 280 sq. ft. in the  superheater tubes; instead of a hrbri-'  cator a -Itittei*. oil - pump supplies oil  direct to both valve;; it- is worked .by  an ar-ru oil left trailing crank pin.  The crurine is supplied .with a Schmidt  superheater.     The  Camp Mountain View, C. W. 0. W.  Meets in Selkirk Hall everv Second and  Fourlii Fridavof eneli rnonrli ar 8 p m. Visiting Choppers cordially invited to attend.  F.'II. HOURNE, Con Coin.  H. W. EDWAKD3, Clerk.  Cancellation of Reserve  XOTICK IS HHREUV CIVEN* that the reservation cstalili&heri in pursuance of lhe proviii.-������iisi  of the '��������� Columbia aiul Western lt.iil-.vay Siihshly  Act, ISOti." notices of uhich were pttblislieil in the  Briti&h Columbia Gazette and dated 7th Mav,  1S1H1, .iiiil stli June, lKio, respectively, are hereby  cancelled.  Crown Innd������ .situated within the area embraced  hy the said reservation will he open to sale,  settlement, lea������e aiul other diaiio������ition,-iindcr the  provisions of the '-Land Act." tliree months after  the elite of the first ^publication of this notice in  the llritish Columbia (jaxcttc: provided, however,  that in all cased where lands are sold, pre-empted,  lon.-ed or otherwii-c alienated hy lhe Government  a-id are subsequently found upon the survey of the  CnliiiLbla an I Western itailw.iy Company's  blot k->. to lie wholly or in part w itlilii such blocks,  then the persons so acquiring such lands shall  acquire their title thereto from the Itallwav  Company, who have agreed to deal with such  pumia^crs, ineemptors, leases, etc., on the samo  teimsaiid conditions as the Ctovt-rniuent would  under the pronslons of the "Land Act," except  in respect to timU*r lamls on the Coiu|ian>'s  blocks, which shall be subject to the icculalloiis  issued by the Company relative to the cuttin? of  timber on the Columbia ami Western Ilailway  Land Cr.int.  w. s. coitr.,  Deputy Commissioner nf l-uids and Works.  Lands ami Works Department,  Victoria, IJ. C, -J3r.l februarv, lf>0.'i.    m2-3n>  ��������� NOTICE.  Notice is hereby piven that GO days after  date I intend to apjily to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to  purchase the following described landsin thc  district of Wtst Kootenay:  Commencing at: a post planted on theeast  side of the Arrowhead Hrtinch, about 2}<������miles  west of Arrowhead station and rnarked "A.  Jolinsou's south west corner post," thenee east  40 chains, thence north -10 ehains, thenee west  40 chains, thence soutii 10 chains to place oJ  commencement.  Dated 3rd day of February, 100j.  ARTHUR JOHNSON.  RAGK  NIGIIT OR DAY  RING  UP  Telephone Uo* 27  STAND AT UNION HOTEL  />filAAe*t^^^f*t^AA^^r\r^/Sr*^<  NOITCE.  Notiec ishoreby given' that thirty days afler  date I. n������ transferee from K. T. Knglish, intend  to apply to-lhe Chief Commissioner of Lands  and U orks for a special license to cut and  carrv nwey timber from the following described lands in Lillooet district, B. C:  Commencing at a post planted .on the east  bank of Upper Adams rlwr, about .0 milos  from thc head of Adaius hike and marked 'it.  T. hnj-'Iish's south west corner post," thenre  north Ml chains,.theuce ea*t Ml chains, thence  south W chnins, ihence ucst'SU ehainsto the  point of commencement, - *  Dated Ihlilth Marcli, 1005.  NOTICE,  Notice is hereby given tbat CO davs after  date I inteud lo apply lo the Chief commissi >ncr of lands and Works for permission to  Surchase the following described lands iu the  istrictof West Kootenay:. .  Commeneiug at a post marked ''Robert  Armstrong's south west corner posr," situated  half a-mfle east of G:S. McCarter's south west  postrSituated on thn east side of the Arrowhead Branch about J'A miles west of the station of Arrowhead, ihence 40 chains east  thence 40 chains n >rtb, thenre 40 chains west,  thence 40 chains sjutb to place of commencement.'   ���������    '    ���������  DateS Feb. 23rd, 3905.  - mch -2 60d  NOTICE.  Notice   is  hereby given that the undersigned  have submitted to   the   Lieuteimnt-Govcrilor-in-  Council   a   pn.po^al  under the provisions of   the  {Hivers and  Streams  Act for  the  clearing and  : removing of obstructions  from   Mosquito Creek  tender- capa'citv isil������t\veen Arrow I-ike and , Mosquito Lake, West  ��������� ��������� ,.,."���������   I Kootenay. and for making  tho snt|-.c fit for raft-  3000 gallons of water atld twelve tons I ing and rfriving thereon logs,'Umber, lumber, rafts  ��������������� ������������������ j ri*������������������ ������������������ . (���������,.���������������������������, oi,.iir*liir,il k'oo'. 'nni' craft*., and for erecting and'maintaining  Of coal. Jen O lliimehUUCUliai s.xx.,, lxwnul forhc.ldins .sorting ami delivering logs and  atl-b bar trucks, simplex bolster. ' timber brought down said river and for attaching  ��������� . ..,,--.   ,n.       I booms t> llic shores of said creek and said Arrow  Wheel btlSO of engine rigid, lott. 10m.-, I Lake for said purposes.  md  tender-     The lands to Iw affected by said work are Lofts  total 2tffc. -ijin.; engine  5m. ajiri., length over all (W|in.; tbe  width 10ft. lin.; height 15ft. iin.. the  length of lho firebox (Win., width 00i  in. Hancock water inspirator, and  cellars and boiler check.���������Golden Star.  .tr.l and S40* in flroup One on thc official plan of  Kootenay District and Crown lands.   ��������� ���������  The rate of t.dls proposed to bo. charger' are  such a.s may l>e fixed, by the Judge of the County  Coilrt of Kootenay.  Dated February 8th, 1905.  THE VALE COLUMBIA LUMBER COMPANY,  feb-10 60d LIMITED.  mch II  J. I". McGOLDRrCK.  No. 240.  CERTIFICATE OF  THE   REGISTRATION OF  AN KXTRA-PKOVINCUL UOMI'ANY.  "COMIMXIES ACT,  1897.?  I hereby ccrtlfv Hint tho "American Mining  Cninpiiiiy" bus this day heen registered ns nn  Exlrn-I'rovlnelnl Company under lhe "(loin*  panics Act, IS!'"," lo carry oui or effect all or  any of the objects of Iho Company lo which  the legislative iimhnrlly of the Legislature of  llritish Columbia extends.  The hciid omie of the company Is sltunlo in  Union Illock, Merldan direct In tlio City of  Anderson, State of Indiana U. 3. A.  The amount of the capital of the Company  is Fifty Thousand Hollars, divided Into Five  Thousand Shares of Ten Hollars each.  The head ofllce of the company In this province ls situate In Imperial Hunk Illock, In the  city ol ltevelstoke, and George Smith Mcdarler,  rmrrlster-at-law, whose address Is the same, is  the attorney for the company.  ' Th;e timeof the exisiencoof Ibe company is  Fitly-vears, from the :10th day ol Jnnuary���������lS05,  and tlie company Is limited.  Given under my hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  t-wentv-thlrd dayof .March, one thousand nine  hundred and live.  [i.S.-| .:.*-*. '"'���������'���������������������������- S; Y.-WOOTTON.  ':������������������������������������'������������������;    "Registrar of Join t Stock Companies  The object for which tho company lias been  established and registered is Mining.       mnud  -      NOTICE. c  Notice is liereby given that 00 days- after  datel intend to opp'y to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and IVorks for permission to  purchase the following described lands in the  Ulstrict'Of West Kootenay:  Cominencing nt a post planted on theeast  aide of the Arrowhead Branch about 1Mmiles  west of Arrowhead station, and marked "G.  S McCarter's soulli west corner post," llienco  east 40 cbains, tbence north 40 chains, thence  west 40 chains, tbence soutii 40 chaiUB to point  of commencement.  Dated 23rd day of January, 1905.  G. S. McCARTER.  For Sale  A HOUSE���������Price 82,750. In heart  of city. Can be bought ou easy terms.  Apply Herald Office.  HOBSON &  BELL  ���������**���������*��������� <���������  k'JJ  -At-ii'.-.-e^-.- i;.^'-\  S<?-^.*~V.*''%*V'.V!  ���������#0i!>.iiJ)!:-y i*-.  ^^ii-a'hf^'-'Ji-J  ^^���������''���������j^-'.r*  ������������'$: % '  vt ,-./<.-:&Giw  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS   Fresh ami Complutu-Jjiito of GrocuriuH.   ���������FANCY CAKES ������  S AND CONFECTIONERY :  ��������� Jf you  want  tlio  aliovo wo  can ������������������;  ��������� supply you witli anything In UiIh ���������  :     >"��������������������������������� :  ��������� TRV OUR ���������  ��������� WHOLESOME ���������  z White and Brown Bread ���������  Scones and Buns  Dances anil Private Parties Catered To.  Full Stuck of l-lxcellenl Candles.  I A. E.  BENNISON,    :  ��������� Mackenzie Avenue. *  ��������� ���������  **������********************aaa  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  DEER   HEADS,    BIRDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, -  ANIMALS  B. O  NOTICE.  Notice is iiercby piven that the partnership  heretofore sn bslst I nc between Henry J. Bourne  and Frank II. Hr-iirne, under the name ol  "Bourne Bros.", n.* merchants, was dissolved  on the. llth dav of March, Inst.  Al! debts owing to the said partnership arc  to be pold to the suid Krnnl: II. Bourne and all  claims against th" said partnership will bo  settled by the said Frank II. Bourne.  Tho business in future will be carried on  tinder tho name of "Bourne Bros" with  Krank H. Bourne n*; sole member of tbe firm.  Iiated at Bevelstoke, Jl. C, this 23rd day of  March, A. D., 1900.  DlSMt  FRANK H. BOURNE.  Mr timald  ������   Yes,  that reminds me'lhat I did not send  that order of Printing- I was intending to.  Now  here I am out of Bill Heads, Letter Heads arid  iri fact everything.    It would not look business-  Z^  like'for me to write my letters on Wrapping- Paper.  MOTTO :    Never let vour Stationery run out.  DOES UP-IOME PRINTING!  At Moderate Prices.  Jas. I. Woodrow  gUTCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,   =^"MuttbrtTEtcr  Fish and Game in Season....  Comer Douglas  Klnis Streets  All orders promptly filled.  REYBkS^OKB, B.G  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BYANT &   OILMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assaycrs,  VANCOUVJCK, B.C.      Kslabllsucd 1S90 i  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.    '  Tests made up to2.0C01bs.  A specialty made ol checking Smelter i  Fulps.  Samples from the Interior by mail or  express promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited.!  VANCOUVER, B. C.  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Dcsicns  Copyrights 4c  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  onlcklT ascertain our opinion free whether ������d  invention ts probnbly patentable. Commnnica-  MOTSMrictlJcahddentU HANDBOOK on 'atenU  ientfreo. oldest sirency forsecunpir  patents takon throoirh Sturm A  ,    enu.  ro. recelre  metal notice, without chsrire. inthe  Scientific American,  A bandsomolr illustrated weekly.   Jjinrest elr-  MUNN & Co.36tB"d-'- New York  Brancli Snice. 038 F SU WaihUwton, D. C. ,  20th   Century  Business College  VICTORIA,   B. C.  SHORTHAND  TYPE WRITING  TELEGRAPHING  BOOKKEEPING  PENMANSHIP  A thorough business training.   Arrange.  iikiiIh for iloanllni: Canadian I'upili.  NORTON PRINTZ,  Principal  ltevelstoke Corresponding Secretary  CIS. DENT  Gait Coal!  Is unsurpassed for all domestic purposes. It is clean,  burns to a fine, ash, no waste.  You can use it in your wood  burner cook stove witb satis-,  faction. It i.s much cheaper-  than wood. Try a ton and lie*  convinced. PRICKS ON APPLICATION.  J. C. Hutchison,   ���������   Agent  Wood for Sale.  Having established n permanent  wood yard, the citizens can depend on  getting first class dry wood at. all  times.  ROBERT SAMSON. ���������f-H-HH-M*  **I*-I-i-l**l-I"?"W**J ^-fW*-!~M"M44'-H>W+1  ?  4-  ������  The Gypsy's Sacrifice  OR-  A   SECRET  REVEALED ������  4 ���������<-;-i-i-H~iH-i-i"i'-t-*n~t"i-t-t-'t-t-i*i* *w~m- K^~M***4^-i4**44**H'  CHAPTER   XVI.  It was rather moro than a week  after Markham Fulf, uml the glow  of the tailing nun added n deeper  crimson to the turning leu ves, and  made pillars of bronze of the treos  in which the caravans were pitched.  Immediately after Markhuni Fuir  the tribe had . again divided, and  the portion oncampod in the glade  was that which Koyce had first  joined.  Madge and Jack ws.ro not present  at the usual supper hour, and their  absence ca'tsed some comment, especially from Uncle .Jake, who on  thi.s ovening had left his owrr de-  tachmtmt, and como to visit tho section of the tribe with which Madgo  was  directly  connected.  About ten o'clock Madgo made her  appearance. Sho had evidently beon  to town, for she bore sundry packages ooataining toys and candies  for the children. She declined to  partake of refreshments, and seemed thoughtful and abstracted. As  she approached the now deserted  camp-fire she lookod down at it with  a dreamy smile on hor lips. Every  now and then she raised her head  as if she were listening, and the  rich color would rise to the pale  face, and then die away as sho bent  her head again. But presently she  heard a step sho had never yet mistaken, and glancing around . almost  apprehensively, sho glided quickly to  the wood and waited under the thick  yellow  leaves.  The sound of the approaching steps  grew more distinct as thoy crashed  over the drooping bracken, and in  another minute 'Koyco's tail figuro  stood near  her.  She hid behind the trunk of a tree  and, woman-like, kept him standing  looking for her for a minute before  she stepped forward. Royce Oaught  her in his arms and kissed her upturned  face.  "Who wore you looking for,  Jack?"   she  whispered.  "You nearly frightened me," he  said, no answer being necessary. "I  was afraid you had not got back;  that something had happened to my  ���������my Madgo!" and he prcssetl her to  him.  "I got back all right," she said.  "But Jack, I waited to seo you to  tell yon that Uncle Jake is here; "I  saw him as I como from the town.  Why has he corae, do you think?"  and she looked up at him anxiously.  "It's a new thing to see you nervous, Madjje."  "I am afraid ho might suspect."  "Oh, nonsense." ho said. "Iio has  only come back for his favorite pipe,  or to borrow somo money from  Davy or rae. Ancl ho shall have it,  too: I couldn't refuso any one anything to-night. And they say that  thero is no such thing as happiness  in   this  world!"  He laughed; and though it was  softly enough, Madge looked around  and  clung to  him.  "Oh, hush!" she murmured lovingly, warniugly. "They aro all around  us���������they may see us. Happy, are  you really happy?" and her dark  eyes dwelfe upon his scarchingly, yet  with  passionate  tenderness.  "The happiest man that ever wore  shoe-leather," said Royce. "Come a  little farther into the wood, dearest."  "N'o, no," she said, putting him  from her, yet with a caress even as  she did it. "I must go back and  put Tony to bed."  "And after?" he said, still holding  her. "Will you come out afterward,  Madge? Come to the brook. There  is going to be a splendid moon presently.. See," and ho took her faco  in  his hands  and turned it upward.  She just glanced &t the sky, but  hcr oyos went back to his, as if  grudging  even   a  moment.  "Let me go now,  Jack,"  she mur-  - mure<]:rJ*a.rt<l-I���������will-come'back^in-an  hour.    List/n���������what    is   that?"      and  she broke from  him.  "One  of  thc horses  broke     loose,"  he said.    "It is  the young colt,  confound him.    Now I shall have to go.  But  in  an  hour,  Madgo���������nn  hour!"'  He   let    her   go inch by  inch;     hisi  eyes holding her even when his hands  had released her. and Madge went  slowly back lo the tfurnva". She  p.'it Tony to bed, nntl then camo  out nnd sat beside the camp-fire; her  hands clasped lightly in hcr lap, her  eyes with tho strange novel shynosa  glowing in them, hidden under their  long lushes.  A lato thrush sung in the tree near  her, a evening breeze made music  through the leafy bougliB; tho vory  air seemed porfumod; and tho moments glided by with fairy footsteps  for Madgo was tasting that brief do-  lirium which the gods give, perhaps,  onco in her life to overy woman,  and  which  we call  joy.  Half an hour before this a post-  chaise drovo up to the door of the  inn in the town near the camp. Tho  horses were jaded an panting, the  postillion tired and cross, and he  8 woro as' he got off his horse, and  eyed it and its follow for a moment or two before he went to the  window.  "Bog pardon, sir," ho ������ai'd to somo  one insido. "but my 'ossos is clean  beat."  The door opened and Seymour step-  pod out. He lookod as tired as the  postillion, and sullen and ill-tempered in the bargain.  "What place is this?" ho asked.  "Crosby," said tho man. "If we  nre to go farther to-night, I must  have a chango of  'osses, sir."  "Can we got them hero?" asked  Seymour. Tho postillion nodded reluctantly as he thought of the  comfortable kitchen and the supper  that awaited him if his passengers  would  only stop.  "Will; you stay th'e night horo,  mother?"  The countess was leaning back, her  eyes closed, holding Irene's hand.  She sat up and looked at Seymour,  and beyond him at the setting sun.  "Can we not go on?" she said in  a low,  strained voice.  "We^can go on till doomsday, or  the end of the worfd if you wish  it," he said with ill-suppressed irritation. "But the question is'whether you are strong enough to endure  oven another hour's journey."  "I     am   quite   strong,"  said     the  countess.    "It   is   Irene "  "Do not think of me, dear. I  would rather go on, if you are sure  you can  boar it."  "We will go on. 1 cannot rest; besides,   we may  miss   them  again."  "I think that's very likely," said  Seymour aa ho helped them to  alight-  Both tho countess and Ii-eno looked pale and weary, but there was in  each of their faces, and shining in  their eyes, tho look of proud ,'-inbo-  lief .with which they had met Seymour's assertion of Koyco's degradation.  Tho countess drew her fur cloak  around hcr and looked up at the  sky.  ���������'When and how will this end?'  she murmured.  "So not be afraid, dear.   If we find  him     it   will   be  to   prove  that     the  story   is  a   lie.    With  every  mile     we  huve    come    my    trust  in   him  grown  stronger!    You  will see."  "It     will     take  half   an  hour     to  proud shoulders, and drank somo  wine before replying; then with a  smile he said:  "Your faith does you infinite credit, my dear Irene. Not oven tho  description of tho 'strange gentleman,' who tho gypsies wo caught up  with after Markham Fair told us  had joined them, appears to shake  your conviction that I have concocted this story. That part of the  direction, and tho landlord tells us  i that, gypsies nro encamped near  here. If    we   do   not     find   Koyce  among them, I shall bo very much  mistaken."  "You did not" find him before;  you will not now," sho said proudly*  "Timo will prove," ho said. "Will  you  not have some  wino?"  She declined wilh a motion of her  hand,     and,   going   to   the     window.  " And This is No Romance Either "  UNLESS YOU HAVE USED  STARTING A GARDEN.  Many persons living within or  near a largo town wtJuld grow thoir  own garden stuff if they knew how  simple it is to manage such an undertaking and whnt largo returns  muy bo obtained. There are but few  city back yards which could not bo  made to produce a considerable supply of fresh vegetables with a .small  amount of care and work. Frequently a few inches of fertile soil  added to the yard will make a great  improvement. Often   the   soil      is  S3?   S& ���������������������,������' satgs^ha,K(  ** ������"������* ������ -Pa-od  to a consider-  motionless, nnd Seymour, having  finished the bottle, sent out to hurry  up  the  hostler.  Tho sullen postboy announced that  the horses wero ready, and, escorted by the obrequious landlord, the  countess and Ireno entered the carriage  followed   by  Seymour.  Scarcely a word was spoken as  tlic fresh horses dashed along tho  road, but Irene's hand held the  countess' as before, and every now  and then sho drew the fur cloak  around the elder woman, or raised  hcr hand  to  her lips.  They had been traveling for days.  By tho time they had reached Markham the gypsies had left tho place,  and Seymour had hit upon the track  of the larger part of- the tribe, and  so missed Royco. But by diligent  inquiry he had learned that a  strange gentleman had' joined the  tribe, and that he had gone south  with a detachment. Thereupon Seymour had tried to induce his mother  and Irene to return to Monk Towers  and leave him to pursue the trail.  But the countess had announced her  resolution to go on; and for three  days they had followed the trail,  sometimes being led astray by ignorant directions, and at others hitting upon it by mere chantfe, us tonight  able depth in uutuinn and allowed to  remain us turned up by tho spado  through the winter. Freezing pulverizes the clods wonderfully. If vcry  poor, a liberal amount of well rotted stable manure should bo stirred  into tho ground when it is broken  for planting.  A .largo garden is relatively easy  to care for; it is possible to uso  plow and cultivutor and to get  along with very little hnnd work. A  smaller garden, if not fenced, may  be tended with a horse if the rows  are imade parallel. ,For a small  garden, however, hand labor is sufficient. ' Great care should be taken  in the preparation of tho soil. The  seed bed should be in the finest possible condition. It will then be  easy to keep it free from Weeds, and  to keop t.he plants in thrifty, growing condition.  WHAT TO PLANT  in the garden will depend largely  upon the likes and dislikes of tho  family. It is always best to plant  a considerable variety and in succession. There will thus be a constant supply of young anil fresh  ciops. If the space is small it is  best economy to grow crops that will  furnish quick and ''onstant supply.  These include pens, beans-, raddishes,  lettuce,   tomatoes,   beets,   etc.,   which  UNDERGROUND IN LONDON  BUILDERS OI* THE METBOPOLI-  ~    TAN  RAILWAY.  Trials   and    Tribulations   of  Hen Who Run the  Trains.  the  Ceylon tea, you have no idea what a cup of tea "In perfection,"  tastes like. Sold only in sealed lead packets. By aU grocers.  Given the gold medal and highest award at St. Louis.  As the horses'tore along,  the road.    ...  grew still  more lonely.   Dark   woods | ���������" Krow well with a small amount  shadowed   it   on   either   aide,    woods  through   which  the  moonlight  forced  its way, with difiiculty; and Seymour,  of care and are always  in season  Tn a larger garden,   a considerable  area   may   be     planted   to   potatoes.  anxious as he  was  to  expose  Koyce, j sweet  corn,   cabbages,   turnips,   etc  a part of which may be preserved for  winter uso. Tn any case make threo  or four plantings of onions, radishes,  peas and lettuce, beginning as early  as possiblo. A little later sow tho  b;cans, tomatoes, sweet corn, melons,  etc., and do not fail to have an  abundant supply of parsnips, turnips, celery, radishes and sweet potatoes, which may be stored for late  fall   or  winter uso.  In a small garden it. is seldom possiblo   to   gr.ow   any   amount   of  bush  swore over his cigar at the wild  chase.  Afler covering about four miles  they came to a crossroad, and Seymour called to the postillion to  stop, while ho got down and examined  the sign-post.  "The next town is five miles off,"  ho said to the countess, "the moon  doe-*ii't last long. Had wo not better go on lo the town?"  "As  you   please,"  she said,   as     if  awakening from a dream  He     wns     mounting    to   the     boxjor   tree "fruits,   but  a'row" "of-  such  I nguin  when  his keen eyca caught theipiants   as   strawberries,   raspberries  light     of   a   tire   glimmering   in  wood to tho left.  "Keep   the   horse   still   a   minute,  t*ie | blackberries  or  currants  may  be set  along  thc fence,   whore  they will   oc-  'I  hei  cupy  tho  smallest" amount  of space.  h  ere.  ho said to the postillion, and ne. The' ���������rape arb(ir may bb constructed  walked quickly into the darkness. In[over the walk in wliich case it will  scarcely more than n minute he came t occujiv anv-valunblc space. In  back and. going to the carriage, ,nr '^i,, particularly on su-  w.nrlow.     said    in     a  tone  of conv,-^^^  ^^   a   nnuibel.  ot     fnlit  trees   may  be  added   on   parts  of  the  garden    plot,     as     well     as   at  any  points     in     the     lawn.       The    trees  . should   be   properly   intermixed   in    a  threes, "and"tlVe"can'iaEc  proceeded  al-i S^den.  large apple trees alternating  most    noiselessly    over   the   turf   and.w'<-h   the   small   plum   or   cherry.   Be-  brack'en. | tween   the   rows   of   trees   raspberries  Suddenly   Seymour   -sig-ned   to     the. and  blackberries  may be planted.  postillion   to   stop,   and   leaped   from  the   box.  They had pulled up within sight  of  in  corners of thc garden,  where  l-hoy  h'asi the  camp-fire. ! will      not    be     disturbed   during   the  "|     Madge- was silting  by   the  fire;     at' operations     of   plowing   and   cultiva-  full -length-beside her,   with   her head, tion.      A   bed  of strawberries will   bc  tion:   "Thero   is   a  gypsy   camp  Shall   we ?" j  "If you   think   it  is  any   use."  The     postillion   guided   the     horses  onto   the. narrow   track   through     the:  ii     I'crrmsnent  plants,   such  as   aspara-  i gus  and   rhubarb,   should  be     placed  chango  horses.   The  man must  some   rest.    We.  had   better  go  the  house."  He  led  them  Lottie, ' found very productive for*thc'amount  ! of   care     necessary,   but   should     be  to the    car-! changed  at least  once  in   two years,  | and   the   ground   planted   to     some-  have' "P������n    Madge's      kr.ee.  ,into| asleep. .  j     Seymour     went   hack  and   the  landlord! "������e?-        .,  ,       *".',. "**        .. ,.r,,  escorted them to the best room.1 'fome, - he said in awhisper. If j lhing elsc. Beds of lettuce. beets  and brought the wine Seymour had; *re have, r.ot found him, we may, anc) onions need not be changed, but  ordered. " [hear   of   him   here." Scan   be   used    from  year   to  year     if  "An     out-of-the-wav   place    this*'"!     ^e    countess   and   Irene   got out, j thc.v  are  well  fertilized   before plant-  said  Seymour,   addressing    the land-! and  the  three walked   slowly toward' jng  lord.    "I suppose you  havo  a    great! the .fire,  many  tramps���������and gypsies here?"  warm, but sheep should have a place  to keep dry, writes Mr. Frank Kuh-  len. Naturo gives them a coat that  will keep them warm any kind of  weather, but does not keep oil the"  wator. In fact, when tho fleece becomes soaked to tbo skin, the cold  is very readily conducted to tho  sheep and a sheep is quite easily  frozen to death. An open shed, i  believe, is tho healthiest place for  wintering sheep. Thoy seem lo eat  thoir feed better and fat sheep can  bo mado to gain faster than where  crowded in a closed barn.  Fat sheep should havo a small  inclosure adjoining thoir feeding-  shed, which should bo covered with  litter of some kind���������straw or stover.  After once covered over in the early  winter, it is not much trouble to  keop a sheep lot covered unless it is  an exceptionally open winter. For  breeding sheep, it is nice to have a  grass paddock of several acres, ovcr  which they may run all bright days  when  tho ground is frozen.  Tho watering and feeding of sheep  are not given the attention they deserve. The very best way for watering is to have the water before  thorn all of the time. Unless ono has  spring water in the pen, I should advise one of the tank heaters,- as they  do away with much of the inconvenience of outsido watering. One can  lose enough time in one month cutting out ice to pay for coal to keep  a heater going all winter. Besides  this the pleasure of having the water  there every morning and not having  to work clearing thc trough only  to have it freeze up before half of  the sheep have had a, drink is enough  to pay for all  trouble.  Regularity should govern all of  the feeding of farm animals, but I  think there are none that will respond to regularity as fully as sheep.  Thoy do not care to bo fed early or  late, but want their meals at a regular time. T know ot one farmor who  'fed his sheep vory early most overy  morning, but ono or two mornings a  .week, he would feed a couple of hours  later. ' T never*saw a man have his  sheep tiff reed as much as he did.  That may have not been the -only  reason, or any of it, but it was-lho  case and wo-have to take.; things^ as'  they arc.  What to feed - sheep" depends upon  the" locality nnd surroundings'. For  fat sheep, alfalfa und corn, with a  littlo stover makes an ideal feed. If  there is no alfalfa, clover can bo substituted, but when feeding clover, it  is well to put in one-fourth by  weight of bran or oats in tho corn.  For breeding stock, it is better to  have quite a variety of foods, but  alfalfa or clover should be the main  rough feed. Corn should not form  a very large part of tho feed for  ewes. If raising winter lam'bs, tho  ewes should have everything that  will produce milk, just, 'the samo as  a dairy cow, and the laimbs should  havo a creep that they mny get  grain where tho old sheep cannot got  it.       *   * ,/.-*".���������  If the sheep were shorn in the fall,  they Will come through the winter in  better shape. If tliey have not been  fall shorn, shear early in the spring.  The results will.be very gratifying  in the lamb crop.  WON'T LEAVK-THE SPOT.  Strange Devotion of  Poor Woman  to an  English Village.  Uu almost incredible story of attachment to a spot, sacred because  it was onco home, conies from Rhos-  market, an old-world village about  three iniles from Milfor'd Haven,  England.  Mrs. Martha Davis spent her married lifo thero in the cottage lu  which she was born. Her husband is  dead, her four children aro scattered,  and now sho is alone and shelterless  at  the  age  of sixty.  Several years ago th'o widow's  humble home foil into - decay, . and  was condemned as unfit for habitation. Its solitary inmate refused to  leave, but was evicted. ' She went  no . further than the garden, how-  over. Thoro she lived in tho midst  of her crumbling furniture, watching the rise of a how dwelling on  the site of hcr old home.  The now house is now finished and  inhabited, and tho widow has been  driven from tho garden with hor  fow belongings. But still she lingers near, and has settled herself on  the wide, grassy fringe of the country road, so as to be within sight,  at any rate, of the only spot sho  hns over known as homo.  For more than two years she has  endured hot and cold weather, rain,  snow, frost, and tho bitter winds of  winter. She may not light a fire  cither for cooking or for warmth, or  tho police will order her away, and  her only shelter is a bedstead partly  covered. Sho exists on 2s a week,  which she receives from tho board of  guardians.  FENCE WIRE   SHOULD NOT   BE  TAXED.  (To   be..Continued.)   f    .  PREMATURE   BURIAL.  "Now and again, sir. Wre lie a  bit off tho high road; and don't get  so much troubled as somo; but, oh.  yes,      there's     tramps     and   gypsies  about,   especially at  this  time of the: _ .   ���������,      ..   ,.   ..   tut������������������������������������  year. There W a camp in the; Government Should Adopt Means  woodsI-the-other-dayrimay-be-~^therd| "" ~to=Remove=-Danger-j-^^=^--  still.   very   like,   sir." !  Seymour   waited   till   he   had  gone, i     The  remedy  of  ihe danger  of     prc-  then  he   turned  to   the  countess. ! mature     burial   wns   emphasized     re-  "This may be the part of the gang' cently by Dr. Nu-nson  Hooker, of the  to  which   Koyce  belongs," alio said,    i London   assoriutirin   for     tho preven-  "Why  sliould you   3ny  that?"     she   tion  of such   tragedies,  said,     her      eyes     meeting  his   with!     Br.   Hooker strongly advocated  tho  ____________________ ! provi.-.l'in   of   "waiting     mortuaries, '  Take No Risk With a Gold  There's No Time to Experiment With Untried Remedies  When You Can Depend Upon  DR.CHASE'S T LINSEEDand TURPENTINE  Cough mixtures are leg-ion. Nearly  every dealer has some preparation of  his  own to  offer.  Thorough cures for coughs and  colds are rare, and when you find a  medicine that you can rely on for  such affection������, as well as croup,  whooping cough, bronchitis, and asthma, you do  well to ������tlck to  it.  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine has by far the largest  sale of any such remedy on the market. 2nd as the demand increases by  leaps aad bounds evory year wo believe this is due to tha peculiar merits  of  this  preparation.  You only need to bc reminded that  it is sometimes necessary to Insist  on getting what you ask for. Dealers have other preparations of linseed and turpentine put up to look  a-s nearly as possible like Dr. Chase's  nnd liecause of largo profits may try  the imitation.  There is one way to f>e sure, and  that   is  by  seeing  the  portrait     and  signaturo of Dr.  Chase on  the  wrapper.  Do not be contented to take any  preparation oITerod you been use it  is "only a cold." Colds lead to tho  most fatal of diseases, and you cannot afford to take risks with new  and  untried  treatments.  Mrs. Geo. Good, Tichbornc, Ad-  dington Co., Ont., writes: "Tt is  with pleasure that I corl.ify to thn  wonderful success of Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine as  a cure for colds. It is tho best and  surest treatment for coughs and  rolds.that we havo ovcr been ablo to  find."  From childhood to old ago, from  tho time when croup threatens tho  baby's life until the aged father or  mother are victims of osthmn, Dr.  Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Tur*  pentino is tho most efficient treatment obtainable; 25 cents a bottle,  nt all deolers, or Rdmanson, Ual.es  &  Co.,  Toronto.  WINTER CARE OF SII35EP.  Winter quarters do not need to  bo  PEOPLE  Food  is  not all that   thin  people need.    Maybe they're  sick.   You can't make them  be dead aro| eat by   bringing "them  food.  s,   and     the;   _ -L , ������     *������      .   .  But Scott s Emulsion can  That Emulsion gives a man appetite  and feeds him both. It brings  back lost flesh.  No trouble about digestion. The weakest stomach  can digest  Scott's Emulsion.  It tastes good, too. Scott's  Emulsion paves the way for  other food. When wasted  and weakened by long illness  it gives strength and appetite that ordinary food cannot give. Not only food���������  medicine too���������Scott's Emulsion of pure cod-liver oil.  We'll send you a little to try Hyou like.  SCOTT & BOWNE, Toronto, Out.  whero bodies could bc kept for   somo  time    at     a     suitable     temperature.  Thore     aro   inst it.ut ions  of  this     description   in   s.-veral   Herman    towns  Persons      supposed     to  placed   in     these  chamber  slightest     movement   of   hand,      foot  head, or <h.*L s.;ts a bell ringing.  So | i      ������.!,������������������-   ������������������.  delirnle     arc      the    electrical attach-)   maKt intm Cdl,  mints   that <*v>*n   tho  faintest  respira-j  tion   is   recorded. " j  "There  is  only  one   infallible     test:  of death,  nnd  that is the presence ofj  decomposition,"   said     Dr.     Hooker, j  "Certain   tests     nre   prescribed     and  carried   out   in   the  cases   of   members  of  our  association;   but  even     these,  in   thn   absence   of   putrefaction,     are  not   infallible.      The  heart  and   pulse  may  have  stopped   beating,   the  jaw  may  have  fallen,   thc  body  may     be  rigid  and cold, and yet thc principle  may   be   present.  "I cannot, say, of course, how  many people nre buried alive. The  instances of exhumation are corn  pnratively few, and an order is only  granted iiy the Home Secretory for  the most important reasons. Vou  pmy lake it. however, that there  have beon thousands of cases of pro-  mature  burial."  One of tho chii^f sources of peril,  Dr. Hooker said, is the practice, by  medical men of granting certificates  without seeing the body. "A doctor  is attending a patient who lives six  or seven miles awny," he said, "and  some one runs to his house with tho  information that the patient i.s dead.  The doctor at once signs a corlifi-  ente. Such' a course should bo mado  illegal."  HOT������ED  ESSENTIALS.  ���������   o :���������..  Every  farmor  should  make  a  hotbed  this spring.      It is a simple device  froiii which springs an immense  aimount  of  pleasure  and  profit.      If  the  wife  or  daughter  is   taking-  care  of a flower garden there should    Jie  *,ffi"ioth'eF^l^ired~"iM|^i'S"lly~f(ir"^^h"er=  use.     The essentials are only a long  and   narrow   box  in  which   to  secure  bottom heat, and a sash of glass to  cover  it.      During  tho  winter     days  almost     any     farmer  can   mako  the  sash  for himself  and  build   tho  box.  Now-a-days   tho    hotbed   is generally  placed directly on the ground; sometimes  half  in     and  half  out.        Tho  best  gardeners   think  the  pit  should  be   quite   shallow,   so   that   the   bent  shall  not be drawn from  the innnuro  into   the  cold   earth.     Make  a   level-  topi>cd   pile   of  fresh     horse  manure,  with   about    the same  quantity     of  straw   or     litter,   1   or   5   foot   high.  Sprinkle       occasionally      with     hot  water, nnd  turn  the heap occasionally   to  secure     uniform   fermentation.  Now   hiiild   the   bed   by  spreading     a  coarso  litter  at   the  hot loin,   and   on  it  a  couplo  of  feet  of  manure.      (hi  thi������ place a layer of  leaf  mold,   and  on  top of all  about  5  inches of  fine  garden soil.      In  placing the manure  in  the pit.  spread  it in  layers about  fi incht'A  thick.      Now sow your seed  nnd   be. careful   to  avoid   overheating  at. any tlmo,  especially when the Mini  comes  out  suddenly.        Sprinkle  the  frarrwi at. night,  then close up invariably so  long an  there  in any danger  of chilling  the  plants.     An  old  hotbed can  be used for a cold  fram������ to  grow   plants   more   slowly   thnn      in  heat,   or  to  protect roses  during the  winter.  Tho Dominion Govorh'ment did a  good thing for tho farmers of Canada when it placed certain grades of  fence wire on the free list a few  years ago. Since then galvanized  smooth wire Nos. 9, 12 and IU,  which aro most used in farm fencing,  has beon kept down in price to a  place which enabled thousands .������of  farmers ' to replace . old unsightly,  wasteful, 'wooden fences, with neat,  new 'wire structures, thereby improving their 'own "property ami enhancing the ��������� value of the surrounding  neighborhood. Now ft transpires  that pressure is being brought to  bear upon the Government to go  back to tho old order of things by  imposing a customs duty on tbesu  grades of wire. That such a change  would work injury to the farming  community admits of no argument.  At-present, practicully none of tho  grades of wire on the free list aro  manufactured in Canada, so that  any duty that would bo put on tho  wire would prove an equal tax upon  the consumer���������tho farmer. A tariff  of say 25 por cent, would (undoubtedly enhance thc cost of fencing fully  ten to fifteen cents per rod. This  woulcl mean that (he.owner of a medium-sized farm would havo to bear  an extra tax of fully $150 to fence  hia farm. Were fencing an unimportant matter there would bo no reason  for alarm, but with the passing of  tho old fences, and the increasing attention to stock raising, new fencing  Is  an absolute  necessity.     ...  In the older parts of the Dominion  the improvement of farm buildings  and the construction; of new fences  liavo boon making, very . rapid strides  during the'past -few years, and 'it  woul'd provo a very unfortunate matter if a check were given to this  much-needed advance by the imposition of a tax lhat could work no  b_etT6Bt"^it6i^th'e=ifarmer-rand=at==Itha  same timo hamper tho Canadian  manufacturers of fencing who uso  wire as a raw material, llalher than  hamper farm improvement, and do-  moralize an industry important to  agriculture, by placing wire which is  now admitted free of 'duty on the  dutiable list, it would be much better to wipe out the present tariff of  20 per cont. on Nos. 7 and 1.1, wliich  would enable farmers to get a stronger style of fence without increasing*  tho cost.  The little boy picked himself out of  th'o puddlo where his rudo playmates  had thrown him. He wiped the mi'Jd  from his velvet trousers, hia ailk  stockings, and his laco collar, and  straightened out hla long golden  curia as well as their demoralized  and bedraggled condition would permit. "This," ho said, bitterly, "ia  what comes of being mamma's little  liet."-  SOMF.THTNG   WANTED  A bachelor, old nnd cranky, was  .sitting alone in his room; his toes  wilh tho gout wero aching, and his  face Uas o'crsproad with gloom. No  little ones' shouts to disturb him���������  from noises the house was free; in  fact, from cellar to attic 'twas as  still as still could be. No medical  aid was lacking; his servants answered his ring, respectfully answered hia  orders, arad supplied him with everything. But; still tliere was something  wanted, which ho coujd not command���������tlio kindly words of compas-  nion, the touch of a gentle hand;  And ho said, as his brow grew darker, and ho rang for tho hireling  nurse���������"Well, marriage may be a  failure, but thia is a jolly sight  wo^p."  NO  CHOICE.  "Which do you prefer, summer or  winter?"  "I have no preference," answered  the over-anxious parent. "I don't  feel that It makes much' 'difference  Willie runs th'e risk of  while   swimming or skat-  wbether  drowning  ing."  Dtfljbs���������'  nothinc."  eat holea/-**-  'No    animal can exist    on  Tuh/bs���������^-'Oh'.   yes;    moths  Tho Underground is not so much  lo bo .seen as smelt and tasted,  writes Mr. Arthur E. Cooping. It  is not a railway at all as wo know  railways with embankments, air and  telegraph poles. Nor, technically,  i.s it a sewer. its tunnels aro tho  abode of King Carbon and Sulphur  Qucon. They uro London's black  intestines, ctiumeled with filth. Thoy  aro oaves inhabited by sinuous  grunting monsters whose bullock  eyes are green und red.  Formerly, ns a citizen was carried  through thoso inalodrous corridors  of fog, hot words of oonsuro camo  with his labored breathing. Later,  recognizing that criticism might as  usefully bo dlrectod against a thunderstorm, ho slid into the tmilder  mood of accepting tho inevitable.  Finally, timo and associations have  bred endearment. Lot tho factory  chimnoy bo novor so ugly, it will become hallowod to the eye by lomj  familiarity. And a special sanction  is conferred by tho survival of the  unfit.  , But. now thoy propose to* improve  tho Underground out of all likeness  to itself. They aro oven going to  clean it���������-tho vandals.  Let us go forty years back. The  congested traffic of Central London  had long boon an alarming problom.  Municipal authorities had hopefully  incurred tho heavy cost of new thoroughfares. But still the carts and  cabs and omnibuses left each other  no adequate room for movement.  January 10, 1863. saw tho opening  of tho Metropolitan line from Paddington to Farringdort-street ���������  strango experiment,  A..IJAILWAY UNDERGROUND.  Tho 30,000 subterranean travellers  of tho first day wero but a minority  of those who aesirod tickets. In  a little whilo London was throwing  up its cap. .ThotralHc problem had  boen solved.  Parliament was promptly bombarded with underground ' railway  bills, so that, had a majority of the  schemes bcon carried out, half the  city must have beon pulled down to  accommodate tho stations. . A joint  camlmitteo sat on those bills and Sir  John Fowler's guiding principle of  an inner and outer circle was evolved. Manifestly that recent shower  of tuho bills was but an historical  repetition.  Constructing tho Underground was  brainy. work. For one thing, the  Fleet sower kept gotting'in the.'-way.'  Twlcobetwecn King's .Cross and Far-  ringdon the railway had to dive  under; that black essential stream  Which had to bo" not only dodged,  but deflocted, besides' being uncorked  from brick and robottled ih iron!  And have you over noticed,. O Metropolitan travelers, that the Great  Northern and Midland trains a"ro on  your left at King's Cross and on  your right at Farringdon-street?  That curving of one underground  tunnel under another was ongincering  genius. Near   Portland-road     the  lino had to bob beneath the nursemaids' subway, giving access under  the now road between tho crescent  and square.  At the Tern pio the benchers insisted  on six inches of sound-deadening tan  below the ballast���������an expedient previously adopted near Westminster  Abboy, where, by tho by, the excavators had driven their picks inlo 'a  stratum- of mammoth zones. Tlien  think of tho myriad Iittlo vexatious  problems associated with tho maze  of gas and water mains, telcgrapl;  wires and other conduits���������London's  hidden labrlnth  of arteries,  SINEWS  AND  NERVES.  Thoro was much wrestling with sewers, whereof tho metropolis owns  moro than a thousand miles. Hero  and'there-a section would cross tho  navvies' path at an. altitude abovo  the proposed railway lovel. The  shape of tho great iron pipes had to  be  depressed. ��������� . /. - -    '_  ~"A~clos6^pr6cessi6h~bf~traihs:"pass-  ing through a constant succession of  tunnelsj���������how ominous the prospect!  Early misgivings havo bcon marvel-  ously falsiflod by tho forty years'  oxporienco. "Wrt'vo had wonderful  luck," old drivers . testify. But they  givo high praise to tho system of  signaling. Voi-ily hath thero boen  luck on tho rare occasions when tho  Independent controlling electric currents have Biimultaneously played  pranks.  Among London's unrecognized  heorocs is tho driver, who, emerging  from a tunnel, beheld tho rear light's  of a train Just ahead in tho station.  It was the surprise of a lifetime, but  his glorycamo of devoting no single  second to bewilderod contemplation  of tho phenomenon. Hand on lover,  at full stretch! Only about twelve  inches separated the two motionless  trains. For this deed hq-.'^as awarded a ������5 note���������the Victoria Cross of  the  Underground. .        ;   ���������  Steve Harris also won the dis-  tinction. His exploit of some twenty years ago dofierves to be set to  music. As he ran into the second  tunnel, out of Edgware-rcad the  boom of an explosion came from his  train. Steve held on his course,  and a minute later two coaches  WRECKED BY A  BOMB  were delivering their freight of  maimed and screaming passengers on  Baker-street platform. Had ho  stopped In the tunnel many terrified  persons would havo swarmed on to  the line and great must have been  tha miaasacre when the next train  went by. Not that tho din. Kad conveyed its lamentable mmaning to  Steve's cars. He ran on in doubt,  half supposing that the thing must  have been a fog signal. But his action whatever its -basis of reason,  was abundantly Justified. ~*^^Ht**Jt*T^7*!$!^*A*Tt^t**A**jt" A1 * t* 'Jt.**it* * A ^ ^Jl'**'A.'**'A'**'J[**3fc* ,Jt'**'JL'*  Fashion  Hints.  HhH**M^-M**K*-M'l'ti'l*'i"t-l-^'^  THE LINEN BLOUSE.  Tiny turnover collars of soft pi<iMO  and linen nre made to button insido  stocks nntl collars. They furnish a  whito edge and protection in ono.  The milliners are making up ma-  line .huts und toques in numbers.  Nothing better can be chosen for  dressy occasions, visiting, the matinee or theatre, or restaurant dining. Tho colors match tho dress,  as a rule.  A fad provnlont with young girls  is thc dangling of jewels, from slender gold necklaces. Tho idea camo  from Paris. For a girl named  Therese, a turquoise, a hyacinth,  threo emeralds, a ruby and a sapphire, arranged in proper order,  would bo selected.  The embroidered linon blouse and  the shirt waists, of linon, choviot,  madras, etc., show no strikingly  new phases. Mercerized cottons are  still fancied, but thero is less demand for thc vcry heavy mercerized  s'hirt-waist materials than thoro was  a season or two ago.  Double links with which to fasten  high linen collars aro to bo among  the spring novelties, it is said,  which will arrive in a profusion of  smart designs.  Scarf and stiokpins with miniature  heads in-whioh favorite pets aro immortalized are among the latest  crazes. The best miniature painters, to satisfy the demand, are devoting hours to dogs' and horses'  "sittings." The work is done on  porcelain by the aid of a microscope.  One feature noted at the beginning  of this season bids fair to remain in  hig-hest favor, and that is the transparent guimpo or yoke. At least a  third of all the gowns seen lately  have been made with a thin guimpe  nnd collar, and most of these had  corresponding     undersleeves. The  fashion is extremely pretty and feminine, and it should bc encourngod  to stay as long as possible.  Among the new neckwear is a collar made of natural colored linen,  accompanied by a double front tab  of. white pique and the linen, the  latter above. The turnover collar  anrl linen tab are embroidered with  red, blue or brown dots.  . Broderle Anglaiso, or eyelet embroidery, is still very much the  thing, and most of all the all-over  embroideries and flouncings are of  this order. The robe patterns, too,  both in linon and batiste, are in  eyelet designs. The heavy raised  embroideries  are  also  popular.  Very handsome are the embroidered bamls in linen," crash an'd batiste,  which are to be used for trimming  linen and othor wash dresses. Thero  is plenty of room left on either edge  to allow for attaching to thc plain  fabric. These lrands will be used  for panels, almost all the new skirts  requiring something of this sort.  A pretty way to give a needed  touch of color to an evening frock  is to introduce under a lace bertha  a rirfflc of white net, edgwl with a  narrow ribbon. The ribbon should  just glimmer below the laco ovei*  it.  The florists are showing dwarf lilac trees in full .bloom, and any  number of Japanese plum amd apple  trees. . These make lovely decorations, costing no moro than cut  (lowers, and lasting much longer.  Thoy aro charming for cornets, for  piano decorations, or to fill any  space where a tall jar of flowers is  appropriate.  A useful and sightly chafing dish  combines a fluted covered dish of  German brown and white ware in a  nickel frame. It is accompanied by  six ramekins of the same pottery,  set in nickel frames.  ��������� Embroidered surplice bands, with  V-shaped yokes, aro plentiful among'  the new shirt-waist furnishings. . A  dainty muslin .blouse has thescbands  crossing the front. Tho V. and the  deep  cuffs     aro  of tucks  and  Valon-  PAINPUL RHEUMATISM.  How it is  Caused by Bad Blood,  and Why Cured by Dr. Williams'  Pink xxj.i..  Not many years ago doctors  thought rheumatism was only a local pain caused by cold or wot in  ageing joints and muscles. Now they  know that rheumatism, is caused by  the blood becoming tainted with uric  acid from disordered liver and kidneys. This acid eats into the vital  organs. It destroys their Vitality,  contracts tho muscles, stilVcns the  joints and irritates tho nerves. Then  cold and wet make every bono" groan  with aching rheumatism. You blame  tho weather, but tho real causo is  acid In the blood. Tho stiffness  spreads and tho pains grow worso  each year until you are a helpless  cripple, tortured day ami night. Perhaps the disease may spread to tho  heart���������and that means sudden death.  You must not nogloct rhcunintisnii���������  but you can't curo It with liiiinvcnts,  plasters or hot cloths. They cannot  possibly touch tho blood. The only  suro scientific curo is Ur. Williams'  Pink Pills, because they actually  make new blood. They sweep out tho  painful acid, loosen tho joints, and  muscles, brace up tho nerves, and  strengthen the liver and kidneys for  their work in casting out impurities.  This is proved by the thousands of  suffering rheumatics who have beon  made well and strong by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. Mr. T. H. Smith,  of Caledonia, Ont., is one of theso  many witnesses. He says: "For a  number of years I was badly troubled  with rheumatism, and'was so crippled up I could scarcely do any  work. I tried a number of medicines, but they did not help mc. I.  saw Dr. Williams' Pink Pills advertised as a cure for rheumatia:n and  decided to try them. Before tho  third box was gone I found myself  much better. I continued to uso  the pills throughout tho winter and  they havo completely cured me. I  got so T-could work on tho coldest  day without a coat and not feel a  twinge     of     the  trouble. I  think  every rheumatic sufferer should  promptly take Dr. Williams' Pink  Fills."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure men  and women who are crippled with  lumbago, rheumatism, sciatica, paralysis and even locomotor ataxia, because they ��������� actually make new, rich  red blood. This new blood sweeps  the painful, poisonous impurities out  of thc system and puts thc whole*  body into a healthy state. Nothing  but good rich blood can do that���������  and nothing can give you healing  blood except Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. If the blood is bad thc  nerves are bad, for tho nerves feed  on the blood. That is the cause of  sleeplessness, nervousness, hysteria,  St. Vitus dance, neuralgia, and loss  of vitality in men and women. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills faithfully used  cure theso diseases and othor blood  disorders such as anaemia, biliousness, indigestion, heart troubles,  backache, kidney trouble and decline. But you-must get the genuine pills. The "something elsc just  as good" medicine which some dealers try to persuade thoir customers  to take never cured nnything nor  anyone. Sco that the full name,  "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale  People," is on the wrapper around  every box. If in- doubt write direct  to the Dr. Williams' Medicino Co.,  Brockville, Out., and tho pills will  bo mailed at 50 cents a box or six  boxes  for ������2.50.  .   ������_   CAPE-CAIRO LINE.  Good     Progress   Towards    Union  Being Made.  In a description of the progress  which is being made with the Cape  to Cairo telegraph, a writer in the  Glasgow Herald states that the lino  has now reached Udjidji, the capital  and chief town of German East  Africa, which is on the eastern shore  of "Lako Tanganyika." For tho  moment construction work is suspended while the route northward is  carefully surveyed and the sections  of the lino that have bcon erected aro  got into thorough working order.  From a purely commercial point of  view the line is fully coming up to  if not exceeding, the expectations  that wero formed concerning it. When  tho work of construction is recommenced tho route will probably bo  along the eastern shoro of tho Victoria Nynnza, and will then striko  due north to the town of Rosarcs,  which is the southernmost point of  tho Soudanese telegraph system. A  junction will be effected hero betweon tho two linos, and tho scheme  for a "Cape to Cairo" telegraph  will then bo an accomplished fact.  The engineers of the lino aro, however, faced with a difiiculty in their  preparations for carrying*-it forward  to Udjidji, inasmuch as the country  for a distance of 100 miles through  which the lino would have to pass  is vcry swampy, and quite unlit for  thc erection of a telgrnph wire. It  was at first thought that a wido  detour would have to be mado at  this point in order to escape this  region, but latterly other councils  have prevailed, and a much moro  daring experiment is likely to be  tried. This is the installation of  the Marconi system of wireless telegraphy in order to bridge over this  inhospitable 'delta country. This  combination of an African jungle  swamp with the latest triumph of  scientific discovery reads very  strangely, but it is only another  instance of the onward march of  civili'/ation through what wore unlil  a comparatively few years ago the  unknown parts  o    tho earth.  r  YOUNG AGAIN  AT SEVENTY-TWO  HOW  CALIXTE RICHARD,  J.  P.,  FEELS AFTER USING DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS.  They Make the Kidneys Strain out  of the Blood all the Seeds of tho  Diseases That Trouble Old Folks.  Acadio Siding, Kent Co., N. 11.,  Feby. 20���������(Special.)���������Aftor suffering  for forty years from Kidney Trouble,  Cnlixte Richard, the well-known Justice of the Pence hero, is fully recovered, nnd ho says that Dodd's  Kidney Pills cured him. -   n  "Yes," says Mr. Richard, "I had  Kidney Trouble over forty years,  with the result thnt I wa.s a worn  out mnn nt seventy-two. .Then I  started taking Dodd's Kidney Pills,  and the result i.s that the pain is  gone from my back, and I mu able  to work again."  Dodd's Kidney Pills make the old  feel young ngnin. They mako tho  Kidneys sound, and sound Kidneys  strain out of the blood tho seeds of  the diseases to which the old aro  subject, such as Backache, Rheumatism, Urinary and llluddcr Troubles,  etc.   f   CRUSHING OUT REFORM.  4'S  ���������g !.���������..J!  More than half the battle in  cleaning greasy dishes is in the  soap you use. if it's Sunlight Soap  it's the best; ob  Police  Break Up a  School Teachers'  Conversazione.  A   SMILE  IN EVERY  DOSE.  If your little ones are cross, peevish and fretful, give them Baby's  Own Tablets, and they will soon be  cheerful, smiling and happy. Worried  mothers who use this medicine will  find there's a smile in every dose.  Mrs. N. Nathieu, Nosbonsing, Ont.,  says: "Before I began using Baby's  Own Tablets my littlo one was always sickly and cried day and night.  But the Tablets have regulated his  stomach.; and bowels, given him  strength, and ho is now good-natured and growing finely." Mothers need  not bc afraid to use this medicine���������  it is guaranteed to contain no opiate  or harmful drug, and may bo given  with, perfect safety to a new born  babe. Sold by all modicine dealers  or sent post paid at 25 cents a box  by writing The Dr. AVilliams' Medicine  Co.,  Brockville,   Ont.  WELSH MUSICAL GENIUS.  ciennes insertion.  Wide turnover collars and cuffs  embroidered in shaded silks of one  color., nrq among recent developments. Ona set of''this .order'is  worked In pale bluo and navy bluo  tones in nn orchid design.  ��������� Many of tho smartest now blouses  in linen, silk or wool are cut down  slightly at the nock and worn with  a shallow guimpe and collar of laco  or open-work embroidery, or with a  plaited little dickey and turnover  collar of fine lown. Tn some cases  these -'blouses have short sleeves  with turnback cuffs over undor-  slcoves matching thc guimpe, but  more often the sleeves are entirely  of tho blouse material with only  the rel'Of t of adjustable turnback  cuffs matching the guimpe and collar.     *      .  -   _������������������-*.:���������-���������  ���������:....;.���������--.;,  TURN ABOUT.  ��������� "It is true," said tho Reverend  Goodley, "that women aro. more  regular amd devout attendants at  church than the men."  .'"So they should be, * replied the  savage bachelor, "if ' thoy have nny  gratitude. The church aids and  abets thorn In comjmittinig .vutri-  monv."  MEAN THING.  "You know," said Miss Kroenh,  after her solo, "I intend to go  abroad to finish my mmsical education."  . "Why not finish it right now,"  suggested Miss Cadloy, "and snvo  tho cxpenso?"  Tomi���������"But wasn't she angry when  yob called on her with a four-dnys'-  old beard o* your faco?" Dick���������  "Yes; who said iho felt it vcry  much."  Boy Pianist Who Has Won Scholarship at Academy.  At th'e age of thirteen, whon the  -average boy is turning his attention  from catapults to cricket, Percy  Hughes is a wonderfully accomplished pianist, who exhibits every promise of becoming a great musician says  the London Mail.  Ho has already won tho "John  Thomas" scholarship at the Royal  Academy of Music,, open to any one  under th'o ago of twenty-one, and is  now beginning' a three years' courso  under Mr.  Oscar Beringor.  Wales has a > dozen musical competitions every month at one town  or anothtft-, and during tho last three  -years-young���������Hughes-has���������won���������over-  two hundred prizes at these, including the first flrizes at the Rhyl and  Llanelly National Eisteddfo'dau,  which are open to the world.  There is a grave doubt as to  ���������whether-young Hughes will bo able  to take the fullest advantages of  thc scholarship he has won, for his  father is only a clerk in a Welsh colliery, ��������� his income never exceeding  $10 a week. Out of this a j family  of seven children has to bo maintained.  A committee has been, formed to  lift part of the burden of the boy's  expenses in London from his father's  shoulders.  ���������   ���������'   ��������� .    4 ;   Kato���������And you are really going to  marry Fred 'Squanders!. - ���������-. They say  he never does any thing-- Corint hia���������  That's whero they do him a great  wrong. Why, he ia one of the most  active of men. It was only, yea-  day morning that. I heard he had  painted the town .the night beforo.  Just think of that!  THE IRON HAND IN-POLAND.  Some Restrictions to Which Poles  Are Subject.  In tho Czar's last ukase a general  promise was given of a revision of  the regulations governing the position of foreign nationalities in certain parts of the Russian Empire.  Poles are the people chiefly affected,  and an account of their present legal  status is published which helps to  explain the irreconcilable bitterness  toward the Government which marks  thc popular attitude.  In the code of laws they aro deseribed only as "persons of Polish  origin," and as "natives of the  West Territory and the Czardom of  Poland." They may not acquiro  land, although their inherited habits  are agricultural. They cannot bequeath land as they choose, and thc  compulsory sales of estates broken  up among collateral branches, together with the exclusion of Poles  from land purchases, have led to  many properties falling into the hand  of local   officials  at' low  prices.  Poles are not by practice allowed  to fill local official posts. Those  who enter tho civil service got ; re-",  mote appointments, in Siberia or tho  Caucasus. In tho army they are  drafted into remote regiments, and  the_maximi:m_of "senior "or~sta(T~offi--  ccrs who arc Poles may noj. exceed  a  low  percentage.  Thoso who enter Stato civil service  must exchange 'into orthodox communion. Tho Polish language is  completely forbidden in tho West  Territory. It may not be spoken in  any public assembly.  Shopkeepors must givo a written  undertaking to permit no conversation in Polish in their establishments. Polish childr.en must  rcceivo their Catholic religious instruction in the Russian speech. In  the large town of Vilna, where half  | the inhabitants have Polish for their  mother tongue, it is forbidden to  speak Polish in tho Nobles' Club,  and in the post office printed notices  forbid the uso  of tho language.  Under Princo Svia'topolk Mirsky's  humane government of the northwest  Part of this-territory "the. more irritating and senseless of the language  ordinances were allowed to lapse,  but jthat was on his individual responsibility, an'd outside tho Imperial Code of Laws and Ordinances,  which are as above described.  How Russian officials curb the reform spirit is shown by thoir handling  of educational  gatherings.  The Russian Congress of Natural  Science Teachers which has been sitting has been closed by order of tho  curator of tho Educational district.  The   congress   sent , tho  following \  telegram  to  the Minister  for  Public  Instruction, und to thc Committee of  Ministers:  "The unsatisfactory and abnormal  position -of Russian schools and  -teachers is due to the social organization of thc Russian State. The  schools can only be freed from this  positions by the carrying into elTect  of all the resolutions passed by the  Zemstvo representatives at the St.  Petersburg conference."  The Nijni-Novgorod Teachers' Association held a- conversazoine in celebration of the.tenth anniversary of  its foundation. It was largely attended and subjects of current "interest were discussed. .The debate at  one point became somewhat excited  and the police entered thc assembly  room to disperse the meeting with  drawn swords. In the scuffle ��������� which  ensued some ladies were thrown to  the. ground and about ton persons  received' injuries. The mayor and tha  president of the provincial government department have complained to  the governor of tho conduct of the  police, and a popular protest is to  be addressed to the town council on  the subject, asking that the police  shall be compelled to observe tho  law.  Tho Odessa Literary antl Artistic  Association has been closed by tho  Prefect of Odessa for violating its  statutes of incorporation pending the  drafting of new regulations. At the  meetings of the association,' -which  has a membership of 1,500, all kinds  of political subjects  wero discussed.  ���������UTUtiyMMyd, >&7utunea^ c*e<*vfe<t{/ -&u, J?4  DIFFERENT.  DODfrS ''  KIDNEY  !/,- PlLLS -  CONVINCING EVIDENCE.  Lawyer���������"Would you  believe  the  sworn  testimony of this  man?"  ���������Witness���������"Certainly  not,   sir."  Lawyer���������"And why not?"  Witness���������"Because,   sir,  that     man  hates to tell  the truth.-   Ho always  did.      We were boys together,     and  he used     to    cry  when  the teacher  made  him say  two  and. two     made  four."  Lawyer���������"Anything  else?"  Witness���������"Oh,  yes.      Onco ho    was  ill  and  described  tho symptoms     so  that   tho   doctor  prescribed     for     a  sprained ankle when he was suffering!  from neuralgia in the head."  Lawyer���������"That  will  do."  "My son," said the good old man,  "If you only work hard enough when  you undertake a thing you're morally sure to be at the top of the heap  when you're tlirough."  "Oh, I don't know, pa. Suppose  I undertook to  dig a well?"   f   READS THE BOOK.  "The Road   to Wellville"  Pointed  the Way.  Down at Hot Springs, Ark., the  visitors have all sorts of complaints,  but it is a subject of remark that  ttie groat majority of them have  some trouble with stomach and  bowels. This may bo partly attri-  butod  to  the heavy, medicines.  Naturally, under" tlie "coriditionsr  the question of food is very prominent.  A young man states that he Had  suffered for nine years from stomach  and bowel trouble, had two operations, which did not cure, nnd wns  at last threatened with appendicitis.  lie wont to. Hot Springs for rheumatism and his stomach trouble got  worse. One duy nt breakfast the  waiter, knowing his condition, suggested hc try Grape-Nuts and croum,  which ho did, and found the food  agreed with, him perfectly.  After the second day. he began to  sleep .peacefully at night, different  than he had for years. The perfect  digestion of tho food quieted hi.s  nervous system and made sleep possible.  He says: "The next morning I was  astonished to find my condition of  constipation hatl disappeared. I  could not believe it true after, suffering for so many years; then I took  more interest in tho food, read the  little book, "The Road to Wellville," and started following tho  simple directions.  "I have met with such results  that in the last five weeks I have  gained eight pounds in spite of hot  baths which take away the flesh  from anyone.  "A friend of mine has been entirely cured of a bad case of indigestion  and stomach trouble by using Grape-  Nuts Food and cream alone for  breakfast.  "There is one thing in particular  ���������I have noticed a great chango in  my mental condition. Formerly I  could hardly romember anything,  and now the mind seems unusually  acute and' retentive. I can memorize practically anything I desire."  Name riven by Postum Co., Battle  Creek,  Mich.  Pinto  Shell  Cordovan  Used in H.B.K. Mitts, Gloves  and Moccasins���������tough as whalebone, flexible, soft, pliable, scorch-  proof, wind-proof, boil-proof,  crack-proof, tear-proof, rip-proof,  cold-proof, almost wear-proof���������  certainly the greatest leather  ever used in mitts and gloves.  Like buckskin it is tanned  without oil, unlike buckskin it is  not porous, it is wind-proof���������wiil  outwear three buckskins.  "Pinto" Mitts and Gloves  never crack or harden, never get  sodden, are always warm, pliable,  soft and comfortable.  Sold at all dealers but never without this brand :���������  -   fJHr'f.lVJi*?*  ^B^tffligN5**  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal    Winnipeg    Dawson 2  <smaimjig%HsssBBtissiis^a'ii>,m\mim  A NATURE HEALER.  A Successful Defence ��������� Set Up By a  Woman.  A curious case has been engaging  for some timo tho criminal court at  Tilsit, Germany. A Fraulein Hih-  ios set up in business as a "naturo  healer," using simple and ordinary  rational means as her entire stock-  in-trade. In the courso of her practice a child whom sho was treating  died, nnd an action wns brought  aKninst_herJo^_manslaughtcr. lior  counsel, a man of extreme ability,  argued that, in Fraulein Ribio's methods thero was absolutely nothing  criminal. Sho made no pretensions  to tho possession of secret powers,  but simply rolled on nature. He  pointed out that two of tho most  notable names in modern German  medical science, Drs. Lnhmann and  Schweninger, were identified with  tho methods which Ribios had adopted. -Dr. Ldlunnnn was tho director  of the famous establishment near  Dresden, to which thc highest in tho  Inntl resorted, including members of  the reigning family. Dr. Schweninger was Bismarck's body "physician.  It would, counsel maintained, bo a  miscarriage of justice to condemn  Ribios for - practicing the elementary  rules of hygiene. The jury acquitted  her, and thc Stnte was condemned to  pay the costs of the action.  MESSRS. C. C. RICHARDS & CO.  Some timo ago I had a bad attack of Quin/.y which laid me up for  two weeks and cost a lot of money.  Finding the lump again forming in  my throat, I bathed freely with  MINARD'S LINIMENT, and saturating a cloth with the liniment left  ating a cloth with the liniment left  it  on   all   night.  Next    morning the    swelling    was  gone and I attribute the warding off  of an  attack  of Quinzy to  tho    free  use  of MINARD'S  LINIMENT. "*  G. F.  WORDEN.  St. John.  There was a piece of cako on tho  tea-table, and mamma divided it between Willie and Tommy.- Willie  lookod at his mother's empty plate.  "Mamma," ho said earnestly, "I  can't enjoy my cako whon you  haven't  any.     Take Tommy's 1"  WARNING.  TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN : Wo aro tho  sole owners and licensees of all patents and  rights on  The World Famous  TUBULAR CREAM SEPARATOR  In violation of our Canadian Patents, an Imitating cream  separator called the "Unceda" has in somo localities been offered for sale and suits at law aro now pending against tho  manufacturers thereof. Under the law a USER of those Infringing machines is also liable for all damages resulting to tho  patentee through his use thereof. We hereby inform you that  in buying or using one of these so-called "UNEEDA" separators you not only get a very inferior separator, incapable of  giving you such results as you should have, but you buy a law  suit with all its expensive attendants, and with Bvery likelihood  of losing the machine you have bought, and a verdict oi heavy  damages against you.  That you  may  be fully  informed on  subject before becoming Involved write to  the  P. IVE. Sharpies, West Chester, Pa., U.S.A  Inquiries may also be made  from  our solicitors.  Masten, Starr & Spence, Toronto, Can.  Customer1���������"You don't call this  sky-blue stud milk, do you? You  ought to call it milk and water, instead of milk!" Milkman (politely)  ���������"So I do, sir. I always say,  'Milk-eau,' whioh, as you aro a naui  of education, you will know is foreign for water. I always keep within tho -law,  sir."  The Russian State sceptre is of  solid gold, .three feet long, and contains, among its ornaments, 260  rubies and -15 emeralds.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  "I have administered anaesthetics  to about 4,000 persons, and only  lost one patient," said -<a London  doctor recently.  FOR. OVI3R. SIXTY ^JEARS.  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has  been used by millions of mothers for  their children whilo teething. It soothes  the child, softens the gums, allays pain,  cures windiolic, regulates thc stomach  and bowels, and is the best remedy for  Diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle.  Sold by druggists throughout the  world. Bo suro and ask tor "Mrs.  Winslow's Soothing Syrup." 22���������04  An attempt is to bo made to raise  the       United       States battleship  "Maine," which was blown up and  sunk in Havana Harbor just before  the outbreak of the Spanish-American war.  Minard's Liniment Cures Bums. etc.  Lord Slonoybroke ��������� "It's time.  Clarence, that you were thinking  about a career." Dutiful Son���������"I  will bc guided by you, father. Shall  I-go^into-the-Church,-study-for_tho  Bar, enter the Army, or marry an  heiress?" .      .  Wash greasy dishes, pots or pans  with Lever's Dry Soap a powder. It  will remove the grease with tha  greatest  case.  "I would box your cars." said a  young lady of London to her stupid  and  tiresome  admirer,   "if "     "If  what?" ho anxiously asked. "11."  sho repeated, "I could get a box  large enough for the purpose."  DR. A. V/. CHASE'S OC  CATARRH CURE... ������**J0*  It seat ������rccl to tha ilruimt  puts br ilf Improved Blower.  Heels lb* uioert, clean the.de  pu������*H, stop, dropptafe U the  MANITOBA  lands for  IMPROVED FARM    .       sale,  all located  in  th*  famous Wawanesa district. The Souris  Valley 1. the garden of Manitoba and  the Wawanesa .District is the Garden of  the Souris,Valley. These farms are for  sale at reasonable; prices and on good  terms, all located near markets, schools  and churches..Write for lists and further particulars to the:-Souris Valley  Land Company,  Wawanesa,  Manitoba.  YOUR OVERCOATS  u4 feded Bulta woold loot beturdnd.   II bo af������*  >f eun In roar tovn, write direct Montreal, Bex IH  ���������BlTltH AMERIOAN  DYKING  CO.  throat uid permanent]; ctme  HarPerer. Blows  free. All dealeri. or Dr. A. W.CbaM  Catarrh ud Hay Perec. Blows  Miwt'elso Co.. Toronto and Bofau  DinnerSets Free  FOR CASH TRADE.  BENEFITS THE MERCHANTS  BENEFITS  THE   CUSTOMER  A Merchant in roar neighborhood ii  showing kis appreciation of cash trade hy  giving absolutely free, these DIXNER  SETS.  If you do not know this Merchant, write  ur and we will not only tell you who he is.  but forward yon a handsome souvenir FKEK  TtiB British; Canadian Crookery Co., Ltd.  TORONTO. CAS ADA;  VnBHsnHMnm  FIVE HUNDRED "V. C.'s."  Thero are five hundred heroes  of all ranka in the British regular  army who have attained the distinction, of the Victoria Cross, that simple decoration "for valor" which is  universally regarded as of incomparable value and significance. It I������  claimed for the 24th Regiment,  known as the South Wales Borderers, that it stands at the head of the  entire British army in the number  of winners of the Victoria Cross,  which it has produced. It has sixteen names on the glory roll as  against, to take the next, highest  figures, fourteen of the Rifle Brigade  and thirteen of the King's Royal  Rifles  Gonts'   milk  is    found  to  be     immune  from  tuberculosis  germs.  Mr������. Bejaoks*. (to* a casual visitor)  ���������Wliy, how do you do! It's sudh  a pity you didn't come a little ear-  lien���������we've just finished luncheon.  Tommy BejenksL (reproachfully)���������Oh,  ma"; 5*in*t"J^wTr_geih'g~to_"havc���������anymore? I hadn't had half enough  when the doorbell rang an' you all  jumped!  Minard's Liniment for saie everywhere  Mrs. Brown���������Yes, they're in Egypt  now, and will spend tho winter on  tho Nile. Mrs. Malaprop���������'liow  nice! They'll get a chance to see all  them Pyrenees and tho Phoenix,  won't  they?  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff,  Young Jones (drawing a littlo  nearer)���������"Such a beautiful moon-  liglrt evening as this, Miss .Indie, is  enough to make anybody lovo everybody." Judie ("moving a little farther away)���������'"Yes; but it isn't <yiite  enough to make everybody lovo anybody!"  I  Most people think too lightly of a  cough.   It is a serious matter and  needs prompt attention.  Take  ShiloH's  Consumption  Cure ^icLu"8  when the first sign Of a cough or  cold appears. It will cure you  easily and quickly then���������later it  will be harder to cure.  Prices,  25c, 50c, and Si.00. -II  ISSUE NO. r-*05. S FOR 0  Dress Goods  We  with the  Season.  can  supply your wants   in   this   Line  Newest   Fabrics for the   Dressy   Spring-  New Cotton  Fabrics  Just opened a new shipment of White and  Colored Fabrics. This Department is at its best  now.      Everything New, bought for Spring trade.  All-Over Laces  New Novelties in All-Over Laces and Appliques, pretty patterns, durable, and good  washing and wearing qualities.  New Hosiery  and Underwear  Spring    Easter  Hosiery;���������  Lisle  ���������^tW  Dainty, New  Silk Plaited���������Lace and Crochet Patterns  Thread, open effects���������in Tans, Black and open  effects. Women's White Lisle Under Vests with  long and short sleeves, at all prices. Women's  Balbriggan Vests with Drawers to Match.  Ready-to-Wear  Department  Ladies' Skirts and Blouses, Cotton Costumes,  Under Skirts, Silk Under skirts, Night Gowns,  Corset Covers, Cotton Drawers, and everything  for ladies in thc ready-to-wear line kept in stock.  Kid Gloves  A new importation of Kid Gloves. Fancy  Collars and Belts for the Easter trade.  Children's  Department  Girls' Short Dresses, Baby's Long Robes,  Cloaks for thc youngsters, Children's Rompers.  s  es  for Easter  Throw your old Tics away and get the latest  style.     They arc here for you at reasonable pricc.  m  m  Eusiness Locals.  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Smoke Brown's Union  Cigar, i {J)^a,|f.  The tro.it. of Ihe season nt the Opi/ru i    (jalieo'a-ill, Mav 1st, limler aiisjiini'S  liouse, Monthly night. or ladies*   Auxiliary   to B. of  B. T.  Swift's premium hums aiul b.-ienn at   Watch for pm licnlurs.  C.   ll.  HlllllO ���������& 1'o's. ���������Ill,,,    1> ,Mil,r>iw,   .<Jiclm*e    will    trtvn   n  Boots and Shoes  Stylish ancl Up-to-Date Footwear,  thc American   Harlow Shoes  and  Ceutury, Canadian makes for men,  including  the Twentieth  Millinery  More New Millinery���������-We,keep in...touch with  the fashion centres of tlie���������East and Lave a new  consignment coming by express for Easter. We  have the latest shapes in straws, and exquisite  trim mines.  DRYGOODS  MERCHANTS  Dress Making*  You are cordially invited to look over the  New Styles and Materials. Fit and finish style wc  guarantee.       Place your orders with  us  at once.  W-  Men's Furnishings  We are making this department specially  attractive with a display of New and Nobby goods  for Easter buyers. Exceptional values. Come  and get the best goods in the market. They are  here for your inspection.  The Latest  Styles in Hats  Our stock contains a full range of Soft, and  Stiff Hats, New Browns, American makes,���������  also " The New vHat."  Men's Shirts  The Newest and Neatest Patterns ever shown  in this city are ready for you-in the shirt line.  YOUNG,  DRYGOODS  MERCHANTS  $&  ��������� mn&  ������������������  ������������;*  ***3S*  ������**  ife  *%������  ���������$&  m  m  #  ���������$���������%  -tip  Tl. JI nine ���������& t  Garden and Flower Sectls, gunran-  teod fresh at Bows.  Uo hoi, miss l.ho sulo nt the Red  Cross���������Come now.  Greening������������������ npplra, SI..5!) ihu-Iio:;, nl  ('���������'. B. llumu ti Co's.  Pvo-cv plinns and I'.miily locipe's.-u-o  o-.ir lm g .suit���������U.'iii li.*.  ('iirNti-.1'.*! i-i'ci'i'l ii'.i waa"ov>- ju������t rir  parked sit C. i>. Hum:* te I.V*.  HiVi'.VS  " P.hifoa  jj.'*-:  V!  IjCtltlit  ll III    Hi* ll lie's  til S0l>  VllU.  a line F. i-l.ri' dic-plny of  tinn.  id  Die  Moiii.! pro im  . s-aIi; it  I'lii-iiiluiv*   litis.*  Vour credit is  .Simifiks  i I. pays lo i!  is iilwiiy.j ^������������������i-td  JWiinnii'j.r In  t'.-intly litis wee!;  When we advertise ,  teal tiling.���������-li'.'.-itlit*.  ICvi-i-yiItinjjj in    llio  ���������nl.   John    10.   Woods.  gOOll.  A choice shipment of .! Mini icy niul  1'nlii'fi-'.* biscuits just unpacked nt C.  B. I-fuiiii! fc Vo's.  !   Remember  Monday nt   llio    Opera  liouse, nn (i|itioi-(tfitity   will' he  given  lo hear the world-wide  known  singer  Madamo I'Veed-Oli-isolda.  WANT 1*1 IV-A  .-it mi linn  Iiy :i T").  1*1.  Rook  iCet'p.'r,   his   limi   len   years  oxporieni.v in general store   mul  six  vearsiu saw mill.    Address, .1. C. T.  13cix 01, Ivamloops.  rim Rnllihono Sisters will givo n,  linll on JC;istt*i- i\l(iiiil;iy in.Selkirk Hall.  Announcement Lnter.  ��������� -On you spare $1 ? Oun yon spare  !j>2.-' Citn you spare JjKl? If so, sou  Manning lihciit n sewing machine.  Tho.*e Japanese guilds are it snap  nml ytm limi liotlfi'liui'i-y up or tliey  ui.-iy   he gone��������� Ucil Cross Drug Store.  A full line of carpel.--, cm pet squares,  rugs, Hints etc., j"st opened up at  .) oli11 l'i. Woods, JJig Furniture Stove.  WANTHl) A (.'onI nnd Vest Milker,  apply  to.).   II.   .Aiaepliursoii,   Kum*  loops. lllS)  'Hieyeles rep-tiroil nnd e'enned nt XV,  SiiiN'lhe's, uesl. Di*. McLeiin's house,  full ttork of lii-es, all kind* Dunlop  mul AI. nnd XV.  'I'he Mndies Auxilini-y lo 13. of K. T.  nre minn^iiiK' lo hold u Gnliuo Hall on  Alnv 1st, I'nrtieuliii's will Iio given  In lei*. ttt  Bicycle fi!titles, wheels rppulrcil,  full stuck of sntldliis, lices, rims nntl  Iiicy'fle Icmps. A.fjfent for the ftinious  Cleveland wheel .SUo.OU; Hninbler 2nd  gi-adts  $.15.00.���������\V.   Sniytlio.  BALED HAY AND TiMOTHY.  AVe liavo left, 50 ���������j.-ii-m of guaninteod  A 1 Upinnd liny nnd Timothy I hnt  we will sell nl vei-y low prices. Drop  us .i lino it will inlci-est you. Address  ilny Export,  litix DS(), Cnlgai-y. Altn.  cctscEBaa^uafcAi������rf'rf^-wtea8<icaBs*aE3B  PER GEHT.  ���������^m-  Spots  and Stains  Arc made   by so  mnny  different ag-ents.  WE  HAVE A  CLEANER  which   is   excellent   for  taking- out any of these  spots.    It is  put   tip  25c. "  use.  It is  Bottles and easv to  J he new belt foi- Uie power house  im-tved Itiesdny moi-ning rendv to he  pnt on without delay. "Now we  shan't.lie long!".  i ������r,'S' ?/ ,f-, rj'ulllPle and Miss Temple  lelt on Jfond.-iy intirninjf to join Mv.  .1 einple at ^ tnnipep;, wliero thev will  in future reside.  .. -Clifford Corson, who has lieen ill for  the past month, the IInnxi.u is pleased  l.o state, is rapidly rec-oveiin- and will  soon he himself n^nitt.  E. Hanson  is in   town  and  permanent   chai'KO  of the  assist  cliurcli  durine;  ��������� CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., ltd    .  ��������� 9  *********������������***0*9****9*99*  Births  At Kevelstoke, Mnrdi  30tli.  nnd .Mrs.  II.   A.  Morris,  a  Monni.*-.  to Mi*,  son.  Chessmak���������At Bevelstoke, April 5lh,  to Mi*, and Mrs, J. B. Ciessnian. n  son.  Madamo   Griselda   will  choir   in   (he   Melhodisl  buntliiy   eveniii^.     mid  offertory will siiig a solo.  ."Oue Jfimdred Thousand   Pounds  will   lie   given   on   the   27lli   of   th  niouth   bv   Lhe   Amateur     D  ���������Society.    Hear this in mind.  the  on  the  is  llic  Marriages  Morriso.v���������1'jiicE���������At the jranso.  Bevelstoke, B. C, AVednesday.  April 3th. Fred. Morrison, of Arrowhead, to Jennie Price,  of ComnpIi.N.  Deaths  April  3,  at  liis  .Mann,  nged 0.3  ilANn���������On  Monday,  residence,   Mathcw  years.  Little���������On Monday, April 3,   David  Little, aged 00 years.  Djckey��������� On "Wednesday,   at Golden.  B.C., Aprilath. Geo. Dickey.  LOCALISMS  T.   B   Baker  from Trout I^-iki:  came up last evenin*.  Miss Dora Smith left on Tuesday  evening for her home in Vancouver.  Mr. Boiil. Cayley. left on .Monday  morning, on a business visit to St.  Paul.  Dr. Moirison was nt Arrowhend  Tuesday and AVednesday on a professional visit.  Kev, AV. C. Calder. who has been  111 for somo days with erysipelas, is  around again.  Frank Oliver, M. P., of Kdrnonton.  nny get the appointment of Minister  of the Interior.  At the evening service in the -Methodist church on .Sunday next, Madame  Griselda will sing.  Mr. E. Dupont. returned on Friday,  from a visit of four months to his  parents at Ottawa.  The Xo. 2 this morning brought in  a large number of friends from Kamloops of the late David Little to attend  his funeral.  Mrs. J. Edwards came up from  Vancouver on "Wednesday to attend  the funeral of her brother-in-law, the  late D. Little.  A pigeon-flying match, to take place  shortly, is being arranged by local  parties. The prize awarded is "a silver  trophy and the proposed distance is  from Ashcroft to Bevelstoke. Latei  on Vancouver is suggested ns the  starting point. Fuller particulars ol  the interesting and somewhat novel  sport as far as Bevelstoke is concerned  Trill appear later.  Wo are glad lo announce tlint. up to  lhe present Jlrs. Mannimr. who has  reeenlJy underi;unij two operations al  tiie hospital, is recovering.  MJU?iEMiM I^'ntllp.v* manager of tlie  Marshall Slieluna: Mining Co. and the  American Mining- Co., returned from  a visit oJ inspection to the companies  properties on .Satuiday.  An employee of the Bowman  ���������1-uniberCo. had liis loot Indlv hurt,  on .Saturday Inst while ensaged in  jogging and wns conveved" to the  hospital for treatment.     "'.  A. Annan, who is at present employed at the C.P.B. shops, intends  leaving nfter the 10th for Toronto,  nfter wliich he will visit his friends in  England lor an indefinite period.  H. Wilcox came down from the  Bend yesterday. Mr. Wilcox ha������  been engaged for some months on  development work on his properties in  the Big Bend.  R. Tapping has received a large  consignment of trees f, un the Oie-'ou  T*-rirsc*i-y-forTiisti-TtTittfoii  customers.  Mv. R  will   tal*  Bevelstoke 'brunch of Mr. Triieman's  sludio. Mi*. Benson comes well recommended from Toronto, where, he  says, things are quite bright this  spring.  Arrangements have boen made  whereby Messrs. Lawrence and Taggart have trnn.sfeired their business  over to Mrs. W. .1. George, but thoir  connection wilh tho business will not  be severed entirely I hereby, ns thoy  iniend slaying on for the present.  Chas. Richards arrived in the city  last evening .from Kevelstoke fc McCullough Cvoi-iz I ly'lritutiu * >lining  Co.'s propei ty in Ihe Big Bend, where  he has been" ail winter. On Air.  Richard's arrival in the city he received the first iriforiirition of the  dealh of his mother, which occurred  in Quebec about two weeks ago.  Charley's many friends in the city  will extend to him their sympathy in  his sad bereavement.  A wedding took place at thtT~Mitnse  yesterday morning early, ^.when Mr.  Fred Morrison, of Airovvhe.-ul. was  united to .Miss Jennie Price, of Comaplix. by Hev. W. C. Calder. Thc  wedding hreakfnst was supplied hy  Mrs. McKilrick af a private room in  i the Palace restaurant and the happy  couple left on the south train amid  showers of rice, and blessings from  their many friends. Mr. and Mrs.  Morrison-were the recipients of many  and costly presents.  ROME'S POWER  hi  ',   we  acres  amongst  Some of the  farmers,  understand, intend putting in  ��������� it- more in fruit.  The C. P. R. are putting nn an extra  passenger train between Calgary and  Edmonton. The daily passenger train  will leave Calgary for" Edmonton encii  morning ils u-iinl, and on .Mondnvs.  Wednesdays and Fridays nu extra  pa-singer train will leave Calgary at  .'! p.m. lor Edmonton.  George Beattie hn.s purchased a  drug business in Revelstoke'and will  remain there in future. Mr. Beattie  is a brother of K. E. Beattie. and was  with the latter gentleman in this town  for some tinie and afterward' with Mr.  Templeton. Mr. Beattie, during hi.s  residence in Cranbrook, made many  friends who vvill wish him every  prosperity in his new location. He is  a. first clas* druggist_ ajitl[is/ one of  tnnsfr=Kffrtr^m"V^^  numerous these days, who believes in  giving the business he is engaged in  every attention.���������Cranbrook   Herald  THE CHURCHES.  rt**ka Trii?,jcsaswfs  R  TIRED  WHEN   YOU   GET UP 7  Bo you get out of hed in the  morning feeling "all played  out,"dull headache, no appetite,  no energy ?  BEST'S  5ARSAPARILLA  A simple tonic that will make  all the difference in the world  in the way you feel, ft will  stimulate your Liver, (one np  your-system, give you an apposite. You need only tnko it a  thort lime before yon will get  up in the morning with a. clear  head, a pure, sweet breath and  feeling liko work.)  Walter  Bews,  Phm. B.  BKUGGIST AXI) STATION Kit.  Xcxt to the Hume Illock.  Prompt Attention To Mail Ordcra  St. AxrirtKWfl.���������The evangelistic  meetings being conducted this week  by Jlr, Thos. A. Kodgers nre being  vevy well ntlerided and give promise  of good results.  .Miss .Snider, elocutionist:, will give  an enterl.-tiiinienl tinder Lhe auspices  of the Ladies Aid in the church on the  20th insl.  ICxox. ��������� A    second     Presbyterian  church was organised on Friday evening   bust   by   Rev.   C.   VV.   White, of  Pen.chln.nd,   Moderator   of  Kamloops  Presbytery.    A board of management  was elected  as follows:��������� VV. M.Lawrence, chairman; D. M. Bne, secretary;  C M.   Clark, treasurer;  T* Lewis, sr.,  D. MoPhaddon, T. Lewis, jr.    Services  will   be   conducted   every   Sunday in  Selkirk Tlall at 11 a.m., and'7:30 p.m.,  also Sunday school  at 2:30 p.m.    The  ladies   of   the   congregation   met   on  Monday     afternoon     anil    organised  Knox Church  Auxiliary  with the following officers:���������Hon.   Pres.,   Mrs. T.  Lewis;  President,   Mrs.  O.  M. Clark;  Vice-Pros.,   Mrs.   K.    if.     (Jrqubart:  Secretary,  .Airs. T. Kilpatrick; Treas.,  Mvs. XV. M. Lawrence.     A  social will  bo  held    on    Monday evening   next  in  Selkirk  Hall, to which one and all  aro cordially  invited.   No charge will  bo mnde.  Restoration of Separate Schools  Made Price of Boundary Extension in Manitoba���������Startling-  Stateriients.  WiNXJi*JEO,-iApriI L���������Tho greatest  sonButioii wns caused horo this afternoon by tlio publication of an interview witli Hon. Bobert Rogers, Minister of Public Works, in whicli itis  made clear that Mgr. Sharrctli. the  Pope's delegate in Canada, submitted  certain amendments to tho School Act  to Hon. Mr. ^Rogers and Hon. Colin  Campbell when they were at Ottawa.  Briefly put, the- price to bo paid by  Manitoba for tiio extension of her  boundary was the separate school for  Roman Catholics.  Ottawa, April-I.���������Tlie statement of  the Manitoba government issued today, connecting Mgr. Sbni'rotti, papal  delegate, with the refusal of the Dominion juitliorities ,1������ extend the  boundary of tl-.e province, to-night,  was received hei e and created a most  painful impression nmong memboi.-s of  the Commons. They consider it as  almost incredible that an Italian dignitary representing the holy see could  have snch influence in Canadian public affairs; and yet there is no gainsaying the. fact. A denial will now be  forthcoming from Mgr. Sbarretti.  although on Sunday last he declined  to discuss the matter with your correspondent. It is stared with preat  PHSjtivfinessto-aiKht.^Ktt^ljaMgJi.oi-  Sbarretti exteiuled an invitation to  the Manitoba ministers (Campbell and  Rogers) to confer with him when they  were here a month ago, and .when oue  of them saw nim His Excellency made  the proposition that if Manitoba wou'd  wuni-anieo the restoration of Roman  Catholic separate schools he, on his  pari, would see to it that Maniloba got  the extension of boundaries northerly.  Members on lm' h sides of the House  cannot understand why Mgr. .Slmrreiti  should be the dominant factor in n  matter of this kind, and it is certain  that his interference in this (jileslion  will In* the ������nibj>*<*t- of tin nriirrritwl debate in the Commons at an early date.  siding, was making the noise which he  must   havo   heard.     Then the engine  struck   the  deceased, this  boing seen  plainly fromthe cab, and  though tho  train  was brought lo a standstill immediately, he was  cpu'to. dead   when  takon   out  from, beneath   the train,  almost  unrecognisable  and fearfully  mutilated.-     Tho  deceased has been a  resident of this province for a number  of years, and worked at one time on  the C. P. K. bridge gang.     He was 30  years of ago, and was a na'tivo of   lii-  chibucto,  New Brunswick,"whore his  aged mother and several brothers and  sisters reside.     Besides these relatives  he   loaves   a wife, daugh tor of  Tbos.  Shackleton, of   the   city'power house  service, and ono  little child to mourn  his loss.���������ICa in loo | is Sentinel.  PER CENT.  ON ALL CASH PURCHASES  Of Hals and Caps, Gloves, Mills, Sliiils, Hlankels, Underwear,  Mackinaw's, Clothing, and till Furnishings, Men's,.Women's and  Children's Rubbers and Hoots. * -. '       "  Have removed from my old quarters,'near Depot, to Fretz' building-  First Slreet, West.  E. J., Bo&srne9 First Street  ������Q. OBBrtUi/riVrYi gtWnUWHMMX  ������*>-  Choice Groceries, Flour, Feed, Crockery  Hardware  and ..Stoves, Garden Seeds,   **���������**S  Hoes,  Rakes,   Spades,   Shovels,   Forks,       ~  Watering Cans,  Rubber  Hose, Sprinklers, Etc.,' Etc.  A Famous Singer.  A famous singer is at present in the  cily in the person of Mme. Freed Gris-  eliln, the noted English primadonnn,  who is now en route to her homo  country aftor a five year tour of Tndin,  tho Straits Settlements and Australia.  Mme. Freed Griselda has won high  recognition as a vocalist and dining  her recent tour received added laurels  in the shape of many golden opinions.  Her Indian tour was made under the  patronage of thoir excellencies the  Viceroy and Lady Curzon, Calcutta,  India; Lord and Lndy Northcote,  Bombay; Lord and Lady Ainpthill,  Madras, and Lord Kitchener of Khartoum. She has also been the recipient of many personal letters from  prominent ofncialsyvhich she treasures  "highly. _^^^^  Notice to the Public.  The Carpenters Union liereby wish  to stato that the advertisement  appearing in the Insl. issue of the  Kootenny Mnil and signed "Carpenters Union," was inserted wil bout  aulhorily from the Carpenters Union.  1). Mc:Piiai>i*>k.\-,  President.  AGENTS   FOR  fttCGLARY'S STOVES  Mackenzie  Avenue  ���������������������������������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������  DON'T FORGET  BARGAINS���������Friday and Saturday,  Swiss Break fust Food, 2 packages for  2uc, at C. B. lluino <fc Co's,  Killed by the Train.  Because he failed to  realise that lhe  east ho nnrl passenger train was coming  behind him, and   that the whistle and  noise he   heard  emanated from it and  not from the freight train standing on  the siding, Frank" .Sayre, well  known  all along tho  line  from Yale to Kamloops, lost bis life  on Sunday night at  Spence's Bridge,    ft was about eleven  o'clock   at  night, and  a   woat  bound  freight train, of whicli-A.   fi. Walker  was the engineer, was standing on the  siding at Spence's awniting tho arrival  of  No.  2.    As the latter approached  the switch Fireman T. O'Neill saw the  deceased walking on  l.ho  track abend  of   lho   train   towards   the     station.  O'Neill rental ked the fact to Engineer  flosker, and   the  whistle  was blown,  but tho itiifotluiiale ttiah did not make  any attempt l.o gel out of tho way nntl  continued   walking   in   the middle of  the   track,   (bus   giving   rise   to   the  belief   that   he   imagined   the freight  train, which  was approaching on the ' 1^.  BIG SALE  Candy  $1 Boxes for 60c.  $2 ������ ������ $1.20  $1.50 "        "      90c  No trouble to show goods  anc! always glad tosec you.  .  )  Red Cross Drug More  Geo.-D. Beattik,  Prop.  Don't Forget the Place  acdonald  THE UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  ring"   <g������3rA  THK TLMK HAS COME when  you si ou'd In y yot r Spring  Shirts. Onr' stock of Negligee  Shirts with Soft Fronts nre just  what you want.. S.tarch Fronts  are nil right in winter, but save  nnd deliver ns from theni in  Summer.  THE SPRING STYLES are now  rtaly. You will see amongst our  stock many new patterns that  aie dilferent from the common  sort seen everywhere.  75c  .25   $1.50  This is about the Price Range���������  but. quoting Shirt Prices proves  nothing  until you seo the Shirt.  See Our   $1.00   Shirts  The Best Ever Offered  for the money.  THE UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  acdonald  !+*&*+*+*>. .*%!Me#.*MaMfc

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