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 J\  aC  r"  \.s ������  V  z  '/  -9  -AJDsTID  ������f *  Vol    XVI: NO-   14  LWAY    M EN'S   JOURN AU;%������--  c*  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  APRIL 20, 1908  $2 OO a Year in Advance  TEACHERS  WILL MEET  SPORT.  Eighth Annual Provincial Convention takes place in Revelstoke next week���������A Splendid  Programme.  Shoes that will rest your  feet to wear, almost looking  at thcm will  be a   comfort.  Men's White Canvas  Laced Boot, McKay sewn,  medium and heavy sole.  !*"*���������*       IgsP^ ������5 Men's Boys'and Youths  Canvass Low Shoes, vcry light and cool, in different colors.  Ladies' White Canvas Oxfords, some in the New  Bleucher and some in thc Newport with the wide ribbon  lace.  Lacrosse and Tennis, in the high and low cuts, all sizes  in Boys' and Men's.  W. G. & R. Shirts, thc highest  quality possible in popular priced  goods-in America.- A very, large  selection in soft and starched fronts,'  perfect fitting Shirts.   ���������**  Ladies' Black Lisle" Hose,  with  spliced  heel and toe   .    , , ., r_ . v -  ���������      -j * a -. \  New Tan Hose in all sizes, seven shades  of Tan, to. wear with the new shoes.  ���������"--"-'   -' y   , .���������:.   .    25c  Black and Tan'Lace Hose.  Black Cashmere,  all-' sizes , in   Ladles'    Hose.    Three  Pairs are sellincr for  $1.00  You will find our Grocery Department will  never disappoint you.  A new shipment of Soaps  in Box lots.    You can buy  them at per Box 25c, 35c, ^ggg^T W^MlJ^     '?%%&  ^^[,<^lm*aiimiitiiw7Wmr^^     j.fifeSPiPO  Greening    Apples   in   good   condition,  a   very  scarce  article just now.���������At Per Box $1.50.  27 inch Raw Silk, the real Spanning   perfect  washing  goods in the natural color.  Regular Pricc 85c.   Now 57c  ��������� . 1  A line of Separate Skirts, all kinds,   Cottons,   Wools,  some nice Voiles, Etaminc, etc. at half price.  A pair of those Wash Suits, the Best Bargains we ever  sold.    There is one here for you.  GB,HUME&CO,  Department Store  V  The eighth annual convention ot the  Piu\ inci.il Teachers Institute of B. C.  will take place at the Drill Hall on  Tuesday, "Wednesday aud Thursd <y  next, when matters, instructive alike  to teachers aud public, will be discussed.  Specimens  of   pupils'   woik,    sent  through Mr. A. E.  Miller, piincipal of  the local public school, will  be placed  on   exhibition   and  will   foim a very  attractive feature,  as demonstrating  the  immense strides,  along piactical  lines, which   have   been   achieved   in  recent } cars by modern   methods ot  teaching.     Heie   will   be   seen work  from the small hands of kindeigarten  I children; all manner of models in clay  and plasticene by apt pupils in these  branches,  tlien.  again,  the constructive element will be in evidence in the  form of   tools,   ornaments, etc.,   fioin  juvenile   carpenteis;  and   in  the art  gallery will  be exhibited many very  clever drawings in pencil, ink, crayon,  water colors, a number of wash diaw-  ings and   so on,, ranging in  subject,  fiom a simplp, yet piofound geometrical figure, to some complex poi tion of  human anatomy.  The piogram of the three days' happenings will be:  Tuesday. April 25.  10 a.in.���������Opening    addresss   by the  President (Mr. David Wilson, B.A.)  *Enio"lii>ent of members.  * "General business. -. ", "*    -  Election of officers. -   J",  -' 2p'-m.���������"JSatute Study," Dr. G. XT.  Hty (Editor Educational .Review; St.  Johnj-N. B.)        ��������� ^ 7", '  t.Iy3rh\\ing;'.I MiOd.' Blair-(Normal'  School).���������   ���������.' ".  - -        - - r��������� ���������--  7:30-.p. m.���������Reception   to]   visiting  teachers by Revelstoke staff.  Address  of   welcome   on  behalf of  citizens 'of    Revelstoke     by    Mayor  BrlStoi.     Mr.   Albeit Sullivan of Nei;  sori^will reply.      "  JJJ%    Wednesday, Aran. 2fi.    -. -  10 a.m.���������"Literature for High School  Entrance,"' Mr. W. Burns, B. A.  "Drawing" (Books 3 and I), Mr. D.  Blair.  i 2 p.m.��������� "McLellan   and   Ames' Primary Arithmetic," Mr. J. D. Buchanan (Normal School).  '���������Histoi y," Dr. G. V. Hay.  Question Drawer.  *2 p.m.���������High SchooI\Section (to be  held in High School building.)    "First  Steps in Geometiy," Mr. O. M. Fraser,  M.A.. Nelson Ki;ih School.1  '���������The Study of literature in High  Schools," Mr. A. Peiry, M.A., Kamloops High School.  "Latin as an Aid in the Study of  English," Mr. C. Tl. Sissons, B. A.,  Revelstoke High School.  7:30 p.m.���������Public meeting, adtliesses  by   Hon.   l-\   J.  Fulton.   B.A.. K.C,  rooTin r.i..  Do not forget Kamloops  v. Revelstoke to-morrow at 2:30 p.m. shaip.  On Saturday last a fast and brilliant  game between the City and the C. P.  R. shops resulted in a win for lhe  shops by 3 goals to 2. For the City.  Sissons and Cummings, in the back  division, played a faultless game.  Keifoot, in goal, played a very nice  game too, but at times was inclined  to play too far from his goal. Beavo  also showed very good judgment in  his neat'centreing of the ball. For  the C. P. R., Allen, Hugh and Donaldson were the right men in the right  place, and pillars of strength.  The men,are now blossoming out  into foi m, .and toinon ow will demonstrate whether or not this city can  beat Kamloops." The home team will  on this occasion consist of: Goal, Ker-  foot; Bicks, Sissons, Entwistle; Halt  backs, Ounnniugs, Lyons, Feeney;  Forwards, Smythe, Hugh, Donaldson,  Beavo, Allen. May good luck and a  large gathenng attend them.  This is the liist game of the League  fixtures for the Martin Cup, at present  held by Revelstoke, representing the  championship of the Intciior. Hence  a vast interest centies around the  coming contest.  We undeistand   that   a letter was  sent to  the sccrel.uy of  the football  club from  the Athletic Association iu  which the latter refuses to grant the  use of their grounds tor the Kamloops  match.   > The   football club'feel veiv  hurt at what they consider, and perhaps moie or  less with good le.ison, a  perversion of the spoi tsmanlike interest wliich it should be  the business of  any athletic association to be the fhst  to uphold,o\ en if they have to strain a  point to" oblige.-   This will i o~- affect  the playing of the in itch however ou  the old gun  club giound which is, as  it happens, in'better shape than the  athletic ground'at present. "  1  The final for'the  English Cup "was  plnved   on   Satuiday  between Aston  Vil'a nnd Newcastle" United. lesultiug  in a win-for the"'foi mer by two goals  to nil. - ~ j  The* Scottish   Cap Jr-oxl   was   also  rplnycil ou jS.LtLu?������3iuv_\Vji������*wa JQbiid_TJt'in-  atk  beat the   Glasgow/  Rangers   by  tliiee goals to one.  " BITLE SHOOTING.  OF  A FIEND  A Japanese Woman the Victim  of One of the Most Heinous  Crimes Ever Perpetrated in  the History of the West  Murdeied, " by p.nty or putico  unknown," was the >oung Japanese  wom'an, Jennie Kiohaia, in her  house at the westend of the city in  the early hoius of Wednesday  morning.  The ghastly discovery was made at  0:30 o'clock, by Mr.   Ed.   Picatd, car-  pentei,  who  wa-, making  lepiirs tn  the house.   Having occasion  lo entei  the place in connection with his  woik  he   lound   the   holy   of    the   younj  woman  lying on the llooi in hei bedroom in a pool ot blood with a blanket  thrown over hei.     Mi. Picard at once  notified the police who were promptly  on the scene, and   when   the blanket  was removed fiom the body a tcnible  sight     was     piesented.     With   hair  dishevelled  and   w ith   fifty    wounds  upon her   body   aud   face, her throat  cut   from   eai   to i.tr, the   hands and  arms slashed fiom tbe linger tips to  the shoulder thus giving evidence th it  the unfortunate Joiulg woman had at  least made an ellort to protect hei self  although  Lhe deed  was done quickly  tho   viclitn's   life   appuently  having  been taken almost in a moment.   Tlie  walls and door ot the apaitment were  spattered   with   blond   fiom   the terrible wounds which had been inflicted.  The   murdeier, e\idently  doing    his  woik with dexterity.    All the evidence  goes to show  that a   number of 'the  wounds'on the lody were made afler  death,  and that when   the "ghoulish  fiend had finished his butchery he had  tin own the blanket over tlie body and  taking  the edge of    tho   white   bed  spread had wiped  the blond fiom his  hands and knife blade, leaving thoir  imprints 'theieon.   tn nvijet=.tr.-r.-i <l-e_bis esc.ipajie'musti  tion todetail  which h is chararteii/ed I M A Tl f\hi J A    STAID  the woik ol   the society  iu the past, is   flH 1 I Ull  O    THIIl  snlllcient guaiautec that lhe production will be lully on a p.u w ith then  pi e\ ions successes. The bill to be  piesenledon this oeta^ion is ,-in oiigin-  ul thiee-act comedy fiom the pen of  Henry .I. Hymn entitled, "A Hundied  Thousand Pounds." Thtoughout, the  play bustles with sp.ukhng comedy  and is full of amusing situations,  making the peifoimance a lively one  from suit to finish. The evening's  entertainment will conclude w ith a  social dance for which no extia charge  will bo made. The plan is now open  at the Canada Ding Store. Remember the date���������Thuisday, Apiil 27ih.  GREAT SUCCESS  , . Burial of Lulu Patrick.  On Tuesday the last sad i ite* tow.ud  Lulu, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mis.  L. Patnek, were perfoimed by Rev.  C. H. M. Sutherland. A sulteiei fot  some time from an incurable and eventually tatal disease, Miss Patrick bote  hei suftetings with gieat fottitude  until death released hei liom all pain.  Her body, encased in a hand ome  coffin covered with -wiealh������, was  attended to the church by her parents,  a large number of fi iends and acquaintances, also the i cspective sehoul  classes of Messis. Sissons, Miller and  Pollock. As a member of tlie High  School until her iccent illness sho w.,s  e\ccedmgly papular on account of her  blight and pleasant manner and diligent attention to her studies Aftei  the serwee was concluded thebod}  w.is taken to the cemetery and intei-  red with sad cnteinoni.il and a ciicle  ot sorrowing relatives and fi leucR  The pall beaiers were Aithui* Tur-  cott, J. Morgan, jr., Ch.is. Dent. Leo  Mulvinnon, Joe Howson and C. Stevenson. The berei\ed-p,uent=. have  the sympathy of the community in  thoir hour of soi low.  Brilliant Gathering at the Opera  House Yesterday Afternoon  and Evening���������The Proceeds  Amount to Over $300.  The Nation's Fail, under the auspices of t he* L idies' Aid of the Methodist (hiiirh, was held jesterday from  "��������� p. 111. to ne.11 midnight, and proved  an uiifiuiliiied success. Opened by  .Mi. Thos. T.alor, 0111 lespected mem-  bc*i. with a siun t and appiopriate  ���������iddie������, the woik of the day commenced and continued steadily all tho  afternoon.  ln the evening a tplendid pro-  gi.imme was rendered, and the large  crowd which hid now assembled, together with lhe be.yjtifully dccoiate.l  and well arranged stalls, piesented a  a ei y pleasing spectacle The 1,idles jn  ch irge of the seven different rational  stall- pe> for med then-duties excellently, and lellected in au unmistakable  111.inner tiie energy and tactful wisdom of chen pre-ideiu Afrs. Pettipiece,  10 whose imtiimg eilini-* much of the  succe.sj, of the b izi.u was due.  Aitogi'thei. something like S350 was  taken in, the following showing a'list,  of tlie stalls with amount of receipts  of each:  Jap inese booth. Mrs. Downs and  Mis'M   Hamo. WKU  Oan..dian booth. Mis. Hvland and  M-s  Di. Moiruon, SS7.10.  American poolli, Mi>. Craw ford and  Mr*. (J. B   Umne, $10 00  L idies" Home Join nil Art booth,  Mi-. Giei lmairr.'id Mrs. Dent, $21 00.  Irish   bo.ji.ii,  Mr:  Sutherland   and  . Kinca;d and Mrs.  Mis.-Be������s. -327 25,  Scotch booth, Mi  Know ies. ������13 00.  English booth, "Jlrs. F. C^Manning  and Mio. Lee. SI20 00. this including  th" amount, taken at the door.  The shortness of time and space pre-  \ent us giving fui ther details.  Minister of Education; Mr. Alexander  Robinson, B. A., Siipeiintendent of  Education.  "The Teacher's Opportunity," Dr.  (i. U. Hay.  Tiiuhpday, Ariw. 27.  10 a.m.���������"The Rural School," Mr.  Wm. Bin n������, B.A.  ���������'School Hygiene in Relation to Preventing Diseases," Dr. C. J. Fagan,  Secretary of Provincial Bourd of  Health.  "Color in thc Public Schools," Mr.  Henry Dunncll, Supervisor of Manual  Training.  2 p.m.���������"Sykes' Composition," Mr.  J. D. Buchanan.  Question Drawer.  Resolutions.  The various topics will be discussed  at the close of each lecture, thus  affording excellent opportunity to all  present for comparing notes. Altogether' the program should prove most  entertaining and useful, and it rests  with the people of Revelstoke, on  their pait, to complete the good work  which the Institute has begun.  The Herald takes pleasure in again  welcoming these illustrious visitors to  our city.  Farewell to A. Arman.  On Wednesday evening a number of  friends gathered at Mis. Hooley's  residence to wish Albert Annan faie-  well on the eve oi his depaiture to  England, via the eastern cities. Mr.  Arman, dining his three years' slay  in the cily. has made maiiy friends.  A member of the English church choir  and popular in social circles, by reason  of his jovial disposition, he hears with  him the good wishes of all. It is uncertain whether or not he will return  to B.C.  The R. M. R shooting competitions  which aie now about to commence in  earnest should provoke much good  natuied nvalry amongst the membeis  of-the company. Capt. Biown'and  Lieuts. Smith and Moinson arc giving  six medals for efficiency in lange  shooting. These medals will go in  pairs, as first and second prizes to A.  1$. and C. classes lespectively, the said  classes being chosen^ on past record  and present form of tbe men. Distances are 200, 500'and COO yards, and  tho five best scoi e totals by individuals  out pf seven shoots, will be totalled up  aricTcomputed amongst the membeis  of their respective classes, and the  medals awarded accordingly. ln all  likelihood a gold and a silver button  will be issued to the best and tn the  second best scoi er at each week's  shoot. These will be worn until sumo  moie successful scorer "lifts" the button. With such thoughtful and generously spot tsmanlike incentives as  aie here oll'eied there bliould be no  iea������on why the men ehould iiot turn  out to shoot and incidentally tuin out  good shots.  Arinrigcmcnts have also been made  for a._match helween_the members_of  Rifie Association and the Rock v Mountain Ranger", to take place to imirow  al 8:30 a.m. R. M. R. recruits will also  shoot for thiee special prizes given by  thc ollieers.  I.ACHOSSK.  The Ottawas will plav New West -  minster during lho Fair. Airange-  mcuth aie also heing made fo play  nml dies wi'h other fonst'chilui.  Thu local team have icceived an  invitation to play an exhibition giime  at Kclowna to-innirow, but unfotInnately cannot accept.  Arrangements have boen mado lo  practice four nights a week as soon  as tho athletic giounds are open,  i.e. fiom May 1st. The membership  tickets at $2 aie selling well and en-  coutageinent is not lacking in this  respect. A gieat game is anticipated  at Veinon' on Majr 24th, and every  available piactice will be held. A lot  of good new matciial is coming foi-  waid, and it will he haul if a first class  team cannot lie found to bear up the  honor of the town.  n.vsnnAi.r,.  Tho baseball season of the National  and American leagues cpened on  SaLurd.iy last.  Tho local ball players are practicing  on all occasions. Later on the matche*i  111 ranged will be given due and fti 1  notice.  TKNNIS.  At quite a lingo meeting held at Dr.  Moirison's rooms on Thursday evening last the Revelstoke Lawn Tennis  Club was dulv organized as follows:  President, C. F. Lindmark; Vice-Pies.  O. B. Sissons; Hec.-Tieas, Dr. Morrison; Maniiging Committee, W. W.  Foster, Goidon .Sutherland, Dr Sutherland, C. R. MacDonald. The giounds  committee, consisting of Messis. Sis-  boiis and Moirison, will start at once  arianging for the preparing of the  ground and ntdeting nets, etc., and it  is hoped that in a month from now the  game will bo in full swing. The  ground is situated behind the hospital  und will havo two good cinder courts.  hive stepped over the body on the car  pet and crossed into the hallway. Heie  again the significant red' footpi hits  on the floor, showed the',manner of  the flight-fiom the cham'ber-of honor.  Chief Bain, Constable Sturdy and  Provincial Constable Upper were  working on the case all day and everj  effoitis now being made to track  do.wu the murderer.  In the investigation yesterday-by  the coroner and the police, the neigh-  bois in the vicinity ot the bloody deed  were unable to gue any particulars  bejond the iact that the victim was  last seen by a number of the women  about midnight, when she was in good  spints apparently having no piesenti-  ment of the teinble end that was  awaiting her in llic course of a few  hours. It is the opinion of the doctors  that the ciime was committed between 3 arid I o'clock in the moiuing.  Uhemotnefoi llieciimeis not apparent, since tho victim's money and  jewehy weie found untouched in hei  room by Chief Pain, thetefoie it is  similised that��������� either-'jealousy-or revenge for some imaginary wrong  must have piompted the action.  The police yesteiday moiuing arrested two Japanese on suspicion.  One of thesj is the young man who  has been living wilh the mmdeied  woman for some years past, but here  again (heie is uo evidence as yet fo  connect Ihe piifoneis with the  crimo and it is likely thoy will  be allowed their liberty. Yesteiday  Coroner Dr. Ciciss swore in Messrs. F.  B. Wells, A. .1. .Stone, (i. B. Nagle, A.  Johnson, II. Thomas and J. A. Smith  as the coroner's jury. These gentlemen wont to the scene of the crime  and viewed tho body for purposes  of identification and weie then dis  persed until fiuther evidence can be  got together. The IIkkam) trusts  that thc police vvill he successful in  their intiicate and arduous task and  so bring (o justice the peipetrator or  perpetrators of what is without doubt  the most blood-thirsty and awful  crime in tho history of the city or the  west.  Thc only tangible clue in tho hands  of tho polic is in the form of a comparatively new loath -r knife sheath 7  inches in length with sale pi ice maiked in ink. The sheaf was found under  the body by tho police.  Choice Groceries, Flour, Feed, Crockery  Harchvare and Stoves, Garden Seeds,  Hoes, Rakes, Spades, Shovels, Forks,  Water!ng Cans, Rubber Hose, Sprinklers, Etc., Etc. "*  g:    AGENTS   FOR   MCCLARY'S STOVES  bros. ss*j*.^  mmmmiiUiiiimuiiiiUiUULiux  THE LEADING-STORE  The Economist for the People  I  SPRING SUITINGS  Sliould be secured   eaily   10   obtain   best   choice,  lhc fioiil with a choice range of Suitings.  XVe arc well 10  Entertainment and Dance,  The dramatic performance to be  given hy the ltevelstoke Amateuis on  Thuisday evening next, April 27th,  promises to piovide an evening's  enteitainment which has not beon  equalled in Revelstoke this season.  The diligent study aud careful attcn-  NEW DRESS FABRICS  In    Hi own,    Green.     Blue,    Ked,     and    Fawn   Shades.    They   will  make-up well, look well and wear well.  Fancy and Staple Dry Goods  Don't lorget we c.inj  a lull Mock of Fancy and   Staple   Drygoods  and .Men's Furnishings,  V  BOYS LION BRAND  CLOTHING  This is entirely a New Line���������  something tbe boys can't wear out.  Trousers���������Double Seat and Double  Knee.  NEW GOODS  Our Store has boen re-arrr.ngcd, and we  now occupv double the space for our shipment of Xew Goods, which are arriving daily.  Wc are thus enabled to display our merchandise to better advantage.  A copv of "THE XEW IDEA" magazine for women given away to each cash  purchaser amonntmg to $1.00. Xew Idea  latterns alwavs in stock. Any pattern for  10 cenii.  Trust 11:  patronage.  g   to   receive a  fair share of your  LAWRENCE   &   TAGGART,  STORE    "  MACKENZIE AVE  J kSs ���������g������<C ���������������������������������<���������*:���������������������������������������(���������������-  Bl  a  A  A!  *j  a!  a:  A:  A  A   Jt  SOME   TTMEJL-Y   RECIPES.  AbOUt the  ....House  Coin Relish".���������Ten  cups of corn (cut  from cob), ten clips of cabbage chop- j  peil   line,    live    red     peppers  (large) i  chopped  fine,  one-hnlf gallon vinegar, I  three     tablespoonftils     ot  sail,   tliree j  cups  of sugar,  four  tablespoonfuls  of  white mustard seed,  tvvo  tablespoonfuls  of celery  seed.      Mix   thoroughly  and cook one-half  hour.  Birthday     Cake���������Duo-half  butter,     one  cup     of  sugar,  ���������Jdons of the board of health now demand the disinfection of all bedding  in cases of tuberculosis and other  communicable diseases, yet the need  for renovation is often quito as great  without compulsion from without.  While the old-time discomfort and  labor of having a mattress renovated is now removed from the house,  superseded by the general establishment where all such work is done,  Micro aro al.-.o 'disadvantages connected with the present methods. Unless one has absolute confidence in  the upholsterer there is tho liability  of having good hnir replaced by inferior products, or even rags or  other refuse. Kven in lirst-c-lass establishments Micro is the unpleasant  reflection that beds from fastidious  1 households are. apt to  conic     in con- '  TERRIBLE SCENE OF WAR  THE   BA.1TLE   OF UAO  WAS KLOODY.  YANG  Horrors  of the Field Vividly  picted by One Who  Was There.  De-  "What is the most terrible war  scene you huve witnessed?" I am  sometimes asked. The q'uestion is  not easily answered, for war is a  thing of accumulating horrors,  writes I'. A. McKenzie in London  Answers.  The most tragic detail in modern  fighting is the injury inflicted on  women unci children,    i'ow of us who  EFFECTS OF SOLAR SPOTS  MAGNETIC    STREAMS  THE EARTH.  REACH  -half' I.V bo guarded ngniiist any more than j mothers     shot      accidentally  cup of milk, one and one-hnlf cups ofj '-he hit-or-iiuss style of a general  Hour, one teaspoonful of baking pow-i Inliiidry. Occasionally a workmen  der, the whiles of four eggs. Mix| mny be found who will come to tho  as usual, tlavor with one-half tea-] house and do t.he work in the old  spoonful of vanilla and half thej way, but this is tlio exception, not  grated   rind  of a  lemon.   One  pound! the  rule.     In  the  mean-time  the    ut-  of London layer raisins, oiio-lialf  pound sultanas, one-hnlf pound of  dates .(chopped) one-half pound of  tigs, one-half pound of blanched almonds, one-eighth pound of citron,  shredded; one-fourth pound of candied orange and lemon peel together,  shVedded. Use an additional cup of  llour to dredge the fruit. -Add fruit  to the dough, bake in a paper-lined  cake pan, having tube in the center.  Dake.in a slow oven.  Imperial Cake.���������-One pound of sugar, one pound of flour, 'three-quarters pound of butter, one pound': of  almonds, blanched and cut fine; one-  holf-pound of citron, one-quarter  pound candied cherries, one-half  pound of seeded raisins, rind and  juice of one lenTOn, two pieces of candied orange, one nutmeg, ten eggs.  This is very delicious and will keep  for months.  Vanilla Wafers.���������Cream one-third  cup of butter; aiid one cup of sugar,  one well-beaten egg, one-half cup of  milk and two teaspoonfuls of vanilla.  Mix and sift two and one-half cups  of flour, two teaspoonfuls of baking  powder, a pinch of salt. Mix all  well and set out to chill thoroughly  for a couple of hours. Lay one-  quarter of the mixture on a board,  adding flour to prevent sticking; roll  thin and bako in moderate oven.  These look well cut into heart or  fancy  shapes.  Scotch Woodcock.���������Six hard-boiled  eggs coarsely chopped, two tablespoonfuls oi butter, one tablespoonful of flour. one tablespoonful of  anchovy paste, half pint of milk,  pinch of cayenne. Cook butler and  flour together until they bubble, add  milk and stir until smooth. Tut in  the anchovy paste nnd cayenne and  one minute later the eggs. Simmer  three minutes and serve on toast.  Brown Apple Pudding.���������Put n layer  of apple sauce in bottom of pan,  sweeten and season with a little nutmeg. Tut in a layer of bread crumbs  "Mien another of apple sauce and cinnamon, and then bread crumbs till  the pan is full. Use plenty of sugar,  and bake.   To be eaten  witli  cream.  Curing' Dried Beef���������A tested recipe  for curing dried tttxt ta "������������������> ronuws:  For everv 20 IVs. of beef mix thoroughly   1   pint   line   salt,   1   teaspoon   t-r-vt-t- ' and     3   lb   brown     sugar.  Divide this into three equal parts  and rub well into the beef on three,  successive days. Let it lie in the  brine it makes, turning ovcr every  day. In a week it is ready to hang  up. Hang it in a dry place, only  until it is through dripping, then ic-  move to a cool place, if possible,  where it will not freeze. The cellar-  way 'will'answer if nothing better is  available. It molds on the outside  in warm weather, but is easily trimmed off and the inside is just right.  (Jn the approach of spring put a  close muslin paper bag over it.  A'New Confection���������Boil together 2  cups granulated sugar, half cjp  sweet-cream and 1 teaspoon butter  until the mixture Will harden when  stirred on a cold dish. Have ready  2 cups mixed and finely chopped  raisins,    citron     and    at  least  three  tact  with     those   from  objectionable: were present at  tho battle of     Lino  public .���������csorts  or  slovenly     families,   Yang  vvill  over forget  tho sigiit     of  -������������������--��������� - lho  while  nursing their children, and the boys,  scarce able to toddle, cut down by j  shrapnel fire.  No scene stands out moro vividly  than t.he horrors of Rice Cuke H'ill  the Spion Kop of Manchuria. A  battle 'raged around this for nearly  a week, and tlio hill was taken and /  retaken by either side. At the end  it was a horrible shambles, gorged  with blood-.  I was with General Kuroki's army  when it made its quick move around  Liao Yang and sought to cut off  Kouropatkin's retreat. We found  ourselves held up by the Russians on  three fortified .. h-illsr.and our troops  at once set out to.'attack the central  defence. ..���������������������������',  most caro should be taken to seo  thnt tho work is sent to a reliable  establishment, where every safeguard  possible is afforded.  Assurance Company  WHY   DON'T  YOU.  Why don't you answer your friend's  letter nt once? It vvill have, double  value if written promptly, an'd will  take no more time now than by and  b.v.  Why don't you make tho promised  visit, to that invalid? She is looking for you day after day, and hope  deferred makes the heart  sick.   '-  Why don't 5-ou send away that little gift you've been planning to send?  Mere kind intentions never accomplish  any  good.  Why don't you speak out. th'o encouraging words that you have in  your thoughts? Unless you express  tliem they aro of no use to others.  Why don't you try to sharo the  burden of that sorrowful one who  works beside you? Is it because you  arc growing selfish?  : Why don't you take more pains to  bc .self-sacrificing and loving in the  everyday homo life? Time is rapidly passing. Your dear ones will not  bo With  you  always.  Why don't you create around you  an. atmosphere of happiness and  helpfulness, so that all who conic  in touch, with you may be made better?   Is not this possible?  CAN WE LIVE THROUGH IT?  IN  the  Hc-  'bind  with  BUYING   BLANKETS.  In bu.v ing wool blankets, get  bc:;t makes, but not loo heavy,  fore using at all, cut apart and  thc raw edges to correspond  tho upper ones; then follow the English housekeeper's custom of covering  the. end. of the blanket or comforter  that comes next (lie face of the  sleeper with a strip .of thin muslin  or cheese cloth, which can he readily  replaced when soiled. A wool blanket i.s never improved by washing,  and should bc kept ns immac.ilate as  possible. Dry cleansing i.s the only  proper way to renovate a wool blanket. Those with cotton warp stand  Washing  min-''   i.^'t.i.o..  NEWS IN THE WILDERNESS.  ,-S  Lumber-Camps Are Now Connected  By   Telephone.  The telephone is now extensively  used in the lumbering business. Thc  result of thus bringing science into  the wilderness vvill probably be that  soon, from certain points of view,  there will be no wilderness at all.  The Electrical Review says that  throughout the forests from St.  John to Vancouver liuivber-canips  are now connected by telephone,  which also unites the sawmills or  wood-pulp works of frontier towns  ami  large  cities.  Years ago it was the custom of  the lumber interest to maintain a  force of couriers, hardy ihen, who  would travel twenty-fivo miles a -day  through thc wilderness by rough forest paths. Now, at stated hours,  varieties of nuts. Stir into the hot ������������������ tho uwi11 calls each camp in turn,. to  mixture, and stir until stiff. Line a ileceivu 1'eports ami give instructions  baking powder car. with waxed paper!10 tho foreman. Letters are read to  and press the mixture into i't. Let;' lumbermen snowed in the forest fifty  stand over night in a cold place.!01' a hundred miles awny. Then  turn out of tho can and cut into j answers are dictated to the steno-  _thin__sheet. j-_gliing__ench_ in _ powdered .figaphcr; at. the office, who jyrjtos out  sugar.  "I  i  REPS  AND BEDDING  Six batteries of Japanese artillery,  standing out bodily, on a ridgo of  tho valley, engaged the Russians on  the hills. The heavens seemed covered with bursting shells as with a  curtain. Thc Russians fired thousands cf rounds in reply.  When the lull chorus of artillery  b'fgan, and each second had its racking explosion,-, wo held our breath.  Taut nerves and electrified brains  pictured tho scene in front.  "My  God���������iny     God!"   burst   from  the lips of a hardened, fighter nt my  side.    "Can a man be left alive'?"       j  ���������Yet   when   thc   Russians   made   mo- j  meiilary    pause,     quick 'reply came. ;  First  one gun spoke,   then  came     a,.  succession  of     (lashes,   an'd   our  gun-j  ncrs, jumping out of the narrow pits j  thoy    had     dug  for     shelter   places*,  poured  out  round   upon   round.  Tho sun sank behind the heavens.  Suddenly a tremendous crackle,  caused bv thousands of infantry vol- \  ley firing, struck our ears, and the J  lines of soil,ting brightness showed '  thnt. our infantry attack on the central hill had begun. Our soldiers,  who hatl been creeping closer  through the millet, rushed the village at the foot of the hill, and prepared to ascend. There were gullies  up one side of the hill, through  which Ihey could creep, but they  were greeted with so heavy a lire  that even the fearless Japanese soldiers  luuis������-'d. .   .  JV.    M.VD    OIIAtlGiJ.  Then their officers sprang up. One,  with drawn sword, rushed where the  firing was thickest, shouting before'  he fell: "Now is the time to die for  the Knipi'i-nr!" Others took up the  cry, and the whole body of men  moved   forward.  "What could vvo do?" the soldiers  asked me afterward", when telling  mo of their rush. "What could wc  do but follow wlien our officers led  the way?"  On the Russian side beating drums  bade the nren stand fast; on tho Japanese, bugle-calls encouraged ad-,  vance. Shouts of exultation, of encouragement, of defiance, and of  agony rent the air.  A niglit attack has horrors all its  own, and the horrors cf many night  attacks -seemed concentrated here.  The hillsides were already slippery"  with human blood.- Men found themselves hampered hy the still forms  of the dead lying around.' In deeds  of heroism each side rivalled the  other, but the Japanese, alert, athletic, courageous, were the stronger  men,     and  58th Annual Report  ASSETS  Government, Municipal, ami  oilier Bonds, Stocks, and Debentures      $17,2-19,744.90  Mortgages  on  Real  Estate...  Loans on Bonds, Stocks, Etc...  Loans on Policies   Real Estate owned (including  Company's Bulldines In .Toronto, Hamilton, Montreal,  Winnipeg, St. John, N.U., and  London, Eng.)   Premiums in Transit and deferred (net) and Interest accrued    Other Assets   Cash on hand and in Banks...  4,500,711.29  308,093.00  8,504,421.13  1,702,033.90  089,898.30  402,090.00  290,099.02  S29.074.599.00  LIABILITIES  Reserve Fund Company's Standard (Hra 3% and 3J%)      $20,408,050.00  Death Claims In Course of Settlement, and Instalment Fund 237,445.23  Dividends  to  Policy-holders ln  Course of Payment  10,120.80  Reserve for Policies which mny  be revived....  33,070.00  Other Liabilities.  2,280.98  Total Surplus on Policy-holders'  Account, Company's Standard      9.370,425.00  $29,074,599.00  RECEIPTS  Premium  and Annuity Income  (not)        $3,043,178.15  Interest, etc  1,204,851.50  Profits on sale of Securities 52,301.03  $4,300,391.28  PAYMENTS  Death  Claims    (net)        $1,221,815.00  Matured Endowments  (nc!)... 218,857.00  Dividends paid Policy-holders  (including fiomis Addition  paid with Death Claims and  with  Matured  "Endowments) 207,781.12  Surrender Values paid Policyholders  70,500.05  Paid   Annuitants  23,597.01  Total paid to Policy-holders.. $1,748,551.68  Commission,  Salaries, etc  081,292.71  Taxes, Dividends, etc.  :  320,120.80  Excess of Receipts over Payments  1,550,420.00  $4,300,391.28  Net Surplus over all Liabilities (Company's Standard)- ��������� ��������� $1,376,000  Net Surplus over all Liabilities (Government Standard) - - $4,326,000  nnmbcr-o! applications received:...  Amount of Assurances applied for..  Policies Issued   Policies paid for      Total business In force   GAINS IN 1904  1904  7.221  $ 14,571,153  13.043,503  11.211,721  101.805,944  1003  6,803  $13,881,900  12,635,032  10,122,139  95,b31.110  Increase  358  $   689,193  408,471  1,089.582  6,274,834  Tlie new business paid for In 1904 was greater ln amount tban tbat of any  previous year In tbe Company's blstory.  A full report ot tbe annual meeting will appear In tbe Company's paper,  " Uie Echoes."  Russians advanced on tlieir socoTttd  line they met thcm wit-h a. steady  Gre. Line after line of Russians fell,  as-though the Angel of Death had  drawn     a     straight     furrow. The  gTound became, and remained for  many days after, literally soaked  with blood. .Vow men were firing  at one another within a few yards?}  now rifle-stocks did work more dead-  eforo   dawn   cairon  they fly than bullets.  liis" notes and-instils* theni.  One. of tho difficulties in logging jS .  the formation of the "join," n col-  It is not so gone-rnltv known, but' !oclion of '?=r-s at son,������ "arrow place  this fs the approved time for buying '��������� " a turbulent stream. Other logs  new or renovating old mattresses a*; "0fllIng "own tlle river pile thein-  wei! as linens. In buving now mat-, s*-'lvcs "!> nt tho- obstructed point,  tresi.-s, those mnde from pure South ;n,:<1 jt 'C'luiros great labor attended  Ain.ii ican hair arc the best, 'lliis is ��������� hy actual peril, to remove the logs  taken from the manes nnd tails off,'om their position. Sometimes dy-  vvild horses, is then rolled, steamed . nn"iite has to be used to blow up  and curled, 'tlie second best quality j the "pack" nnd of course much I'uin-  ie made vvith an ndmixture of pigs- ber is destroyed in the explosion.  hair with horsehair. This is cheaper j Su w whenever a jam begins to form  but is not a> springy and does not! one of the men who patrol the- river  last as long. .Jute is made from the(bunk gives notice hy teli-pluiae to  mots that comes from southern j tho men up the river to stop the  trees. K.\c)<>gior is better and more j further flow of logs at calm places,  reliable than anything except the called "trips": and iL is nn easy  hair. Cotton either side of tho ex-j matter to bronk a small jam iiy  cel.*.ior is comfortable, but far from-, summoning men frr.m points farther  sanitary, as cotton is a strong ab-j,|own t|,c. stream.  .-.orbent   and   holds   tho    exhalations!    Thn human side of life is also made  it*"  i.i  I*?-  from the body. For this same reason m-ither cotton pads nor cotton  blankets are advisable, unless light  enough to be frequently laundered.  A mattress should always have a  buttoned cover to keep out thc fluff  from the bedding nnd dust from tho  floor, and yet wilh the best of care  mattresses should be taken apart  and thoroughly cleaned one'e in three  or four years if they be on a bed  that is occupied every night.  It is no longe-r considered a recommendation lo sweet slumber to know  that 'this is the bed Grandpa Jones  died in. Grand Aunt Penelope had  her stroke in, or that all the children have occupied it in turn,' unless  one is reasonably sure that it has  been well fumigated and thoroughly  picked apart and cleansed in tho  interim. Sentiment for "old-times"  sake should cut no ico in the matter  of a mattress.  Tho bed in a spare room that is  only occasionally slept in may not  need making ovcr of toner than once  ia   ten or twelve years,   Thc regulo-  vvnrmer and more Vivid by this  means of communication in the,wilderness. A lumberman nt iroquin.m,  Washington, wns crippled for three  years by an accidemt. in tho forest,  and during his recovery he. direct..'.;  a logging businoss of half a million  dollars a year from his sick-room by  the use of tho telephone.  One dny, when a parly was coming  clown tho west branch of l.ho Penobscot, in tho wilds of Maine, they  were surprised nt seeing the gu-idos  turn their canoes to the bank.  "What's the matter?" askod cue of  the  travellers.  "Wo'ro going to order your supper,:'  was tho answer.  Ono of the mon opened a smin.ll box  of a lumberman's telephone nl. tlio  sido of a tree and spoke to n. camp,  miles nwny, saying tbnt tho party  would arrive nt night, and giving di-  re/ctions for supper. Ton hours later  thc weary tourists arrived at thc  spot whero their welcomes and their  supper wore ready.  wero masters  of the hill.  We  held   the  hill  ell   day,   our   soldiers diirg-ing  holes  in   the earth  anel  croiTeTYriT^^in���������trrerfi~f or^slrel tci'-^^-f roiir- ���������  the pouring shell   Tire.    'As rloiknerss  drow near, th-: sound  of music swept    ���������  across     the valley.      The     .lapantile   vvas  in  looked   up,   nnd  saw  on   the  opposite I where,  hili   massed   Russian   bunds  of  musicians  assembled     and   blaring     out,  flniintiti^rly and defiantly, the Id.Ksinn  National     Ai:lh rn.   ���������   The    .1 apaiio:'.-  heard   uiidljJinnyed,        They   had      no  bn litis,      but      they     nsw-inblel   their  buglers,     and.     vvl'h   eeiual   defiance,  played   back   n      .lapnneso     nnlionnl  air.  Itarkiiess   fell.      Tbe   Japanese;   soldiers  crept   from     th.-lr   giilli.-s-     nnd  lined   the     trenches     round   the   hill.  .Suddenly.-riplit  from  tho ground immediately-in  front    of  their  trenches  lights     Mashed     out.        Tho  soldiers !  jumped   to     th -ir   feet,   l.o   lire   down- '  wards.        As   they  rose,   bombs   were !  thrown     at     them,      exploding   with ;  horrible  effect,   wherever   thoy   touch-,  od.     The  Russian   pioneers,   throwing j  awny   their     lives     for   their   fatherland, had t'rti.wl'Jd  upright, 'un-dcrr tho  t.conches   wilh   infinite!' enre,   nii-d   hn.d  hurled   hand   gn*ncde������   into   tho    Japanese  lino.  The Jnpiinc--C! front was nluikcn;  then camo the pouring ranks of tho  Russian storm ing party, anel a  hand-t.o-hnnd fiirhl. on l.ho hill followed,  lasting for seven hours-.  A  i-'n-:r,n of m.oon.  Pen fails to convoy l.ho slightest,  impression of the horrors of that  time. An examination of tho weapons ami dres.'i left em the liold  might, do something. Il'erc wore  rifles siplintcrejil at thc mngoy.ino-  caso, whero the r.olclicr had boen  Rhot as he raised' his weapon to  firo. Hero were others with shatter-  fid stocks, hero bent, bayonets, riddled hats, dviims with holes through  niwl across them, showing where bullets had  gone.  The .Japunese rallied,  nnd     as tho  In thc eml tho Russians re-took  the hill, but thoy could not hold it,  for fheir ar.my was retiring all  <t!^7Tff^tlre=Fgsl>-Or--vha^lingT=--" ~���������  A few hours later I. stood on (he  hill. The sickly swell of tho dead  l.ho nir. Blood was overy-  In.tho valleys below, th-ii-k  nnusenting smoke vv.-is pouring up  from iho points whore the Japanese  Wt re heaping their own dend and  burning them. As I ga'/ed at the  lin.-s of dead I realized lhat this  wns the culmination Of tho  of war.  THE  CZAR OF RUSSIA.  The Spectre    of Assassination  Always  Before Him.  Is  Does anybody in this country ever  try to realize to himself thc environment iri which the. Czar "has to do  his work? - asks T. P. O'Connov.  There isn't n step he takes,'on ovon  the grounds of his own palaces,  where ho may not expect to sco rising before  him     the hideous spectre.  ol^st������hj^n^j^_._pniiiJ������J_(lea_th._by an  explosion   through   the  solid ground;"  Thero is  not a  man  nroun-cl  or     be-  CUKAT   WAS   WSKAICIJ.  Pnlmersloii Wns only a jingo.  Disraeli was a true imperialist, fu;v-  cinntod no less than Napoleon by  visions of Oriental empire. It was  Disraeli who bought "overnight" tho  i-ontrolling interest in lhe Sin.'/.  Canal, .which has given Kgypt to  Great 'Britain and made hor mistress  of tho /.Mediterranean. It vvas Disraeli Who chocked the Russian in-  I (luenco'.in Afghanistan and rnado  J thc recent, oxpoditieyl! to Tibet pos-  jsihle. It. was Disraeli who broke  lho power of the '/.nlns, annexed the  Tronsv-naf, and laid the foundation'  for   the   present   South   Africa. Tt  won Disraeli who turned Russia back  from ConwlnuMnnpIo and thereby  drovo hi-i- through jWa-nohiirla to  Port Arthur. It, was''Disraeli who  convened the 'Berlin Congress,- In  which can bo found ono of l.ho influences that finally brought about the  prosoirt war in tha 'Oast. Judged  by the single standard of material  results the Karl of Benconsfield was  the greatest, consl.ruertlvo llritish  stntcrwin of his generation���������'in fact,  since Pitt.'���������New York World.  "Kliza, you fold mo you wore a  good cook; nn'd now I flnil you can't  even mako bread." "No, mum.  Whero I. lived beforo I como here they  was always able to buy their own  bread, mum."  side him  who may not. bo a member  of  ono  of  thc    societies   that     have  sworn   lo  kill   him.     Tlioro     is    not  a  minister  or  ollicial   who   may  not  bo a member of thnt other anel ovon  moro formidable conspiracy wlvieh  is  oven   closer   to     hiin���������tlio  conspiracy  ,.       j of tho bureaucrats    who     feel     that  jlhe.fr  power  is trembling  in  the bal-  I ance,  and  who would  rather  murder  a  Cznr  than submit to  one-who dc-  -thronod     them   from   power,   wealth,  pillage���������all   thu  other lino   things    of  lifo which  thoy and  theirs now envy.  One of  tho things  I   read  with  poig-  ���������nunt  interest     within   the   hist      few  days in     the    papers wn.s  n  description  cjf a  scene���������I   don't  know     that  it ever tocjk  place.���������between  the Czar  and  the  Grand  Dukes.     With     tears  in  his eyes,   despair-in  '''-s  face, ��������� the  Czar  bc.'ought  his 'uncles  and     cousin*���������those ' vvho   nro    nearest     aiid  dearest-"to.   him���������lo "avow  the  truth  with     regard     to    the    accident  tho  r/ther  day when     tho   waters  of the  Nova were  being  blessed;   ami  when,  ns wc know, the windows of,lho Winter I'uluco ' wern Hinasherd  by  tho bullets from imu of tho    cannon.      'i'ho  poor  Cznr wanted   to  know  the  real  truth;  above nil,   ho wan tod to know  whether    ovon     tho     oflicors     of    his  household  wero    among  his  enemies,  and  whether  ho  had   to  watch   them  lest  thoy  should   bo  carrying  behintl  thoir  woll-braided  and   brilliunt   uniform.'! and oliseepiious airs the. bomb  to  blow  up,   l.ho     dagger   to   wounel?  Tt is snid  Mint nt this  vory moment  tho   Cznr     cons.Uintly     linels     in   thc  pockets of his coat,  nny,  even  under  his   pillow,   letters   threatening      assassination.       Of course  it is     snid  by   Liberals   thnt those  letters     aro  plncml  thoro by tho police,, anel  just  wilh  n. v(e<\v  to frightening him into  further ivnction.   'That may or may  not bc; whether it be a fact or not,  the Qzar cannot woll toll; it is sufficient for him that thus in his very  bedroom���������the room in which be has  to try amd got his slee|ir���������there  stands tho ghastly spectre of assassination.  To ask for coolness of head, _ for  steadiness of nervo, for tenacity of  purposo, in such an environment, is  to ask that the C/.ar should bo one  of thoso giants of men���������a Caesar, a  Cromwell, a Napoleon.���������who . nre  thrown up just onco or so in a ccn-  'tiiry-in-thc-history-of-inatikind;���������And  the poor littlo Czar-is not a Caesar  or a Cromwell or a Napoleon. Tlo  is simply a small, low-sized, delicate  litllo man. vvith soft blue eye's, ami  a rugged and tow-colored board,.nntl  a* small, wenk, moulh: it is almost  as pitiful ns seeing n child face to  face with tho opon jaws of n tigor,  ns lo soe (his delicate weakling face  lo  face  with   revolution.  SING   FOR 1I'KAI,TIT.  SI a I isl irs have disclosed thnt vocal artistes arc usually long lived,  and Hint brass instrument players,  who bring (heir lungs and chests  into unusual activity, rarely have  consumptive ' victims among thorn.  No mat tor how thin or weak tho  voice, .voiing people should bo .encouraged lo indulge in singing.-There  .ctin be no happier medicine. Physicians arc ugreed that .singing is a  great help towards the prevention,  cure, or amelioration of lung diseases, ifrtd much good, it .is snid, is  being done in elementary scliools by  compelling all young scholars to  join  in  sing-ing lessons.  JAPAN   SAVUS   SOLmiriRS.  I'ho fact that out of 24,(300 sick  in Japaneso field hospitals from "May  to December lust only 40 cliod should  bo of more interest to thc civ'ili'zod  nations of the earth than any other  development of thc war in thc Kast.  A nation whicli can eliminate loss  by.disease in such campaigns as that  in Manchuria lrced not necessarily  have more soldiers thnn its adversary to begin  with.  HE  ON  TIME.  Always  be on  time���������and you     vvill  havo to  wait for  the  other /fellow.  Discovery      of     ]Vlr.     E.       Walter  Maunder,,, a     Greenwich   ..  Astronomer.  At a  recent  mooting  of tho    British Astronomical Association, Mr.  E.  Walter  Maunder,   of  Greenwich     Ob-  | servatory    described  a  discovery     ho  i has mado with regard to the relation  j between     sun     spots     and    magnetic  disturbances on  tho oarth which promises greatly   to   advance our 1-now-  j' ledge  of  the  mysterious  interior     of  | the sun and to help in the settlement  I of other obscure poinls iu solar phy-  ! sics.  I     "Magnetic storm"  is a sudden disturbance  in   thut  mysterious  How   oi  influence    round   tho .surface of    ouf  I globo     which      causes   l.ho  mariner's.  I compass  to  point   north  and    south.  Sometimes  (lie  needles  all  over     the-  world     seoni     to  receive    a    sudelcn  twitch  or jerk,  which  sets'7 thorn oscillating violently,  and for hours,  or  even  days,  they     behave in  a    most  hysterical  (ushion,  and swing    nlniut  ns    if they aro innd    befni-e settling  down     and    pointing   to   thu     north  again.    These   invisible   "storms"   or  commotions hnvo nothing to do with  the weather,   which   may  bo  fair    or  foul,  but  sometimes  they   make telegraphic     communication    impossible,  and  even  ulTci't  our  electric  cars  nnd  lighting.      Occasionally    a     brilliant  display of  the aurora  borcnlis sheivvs-  that something  unusual  is  occurring  in iho heavens.   N  EFFECT OF SUN SPOTS.  For long it has been more, than  suspected that sun spots have sonic-  thing to do with magnetic storms,  but no one could quite trace tho-  conncction. .Sometimes we had big  sun spots and no magnetic storms,  sometimes vicovcrsa. IjOI'cI Kelvin  a dozen years ngo said what looked  like tho last word on the subject.  Iio declared that there could be no  causal relation between the tvvo phenomena. Reasoning a prion, Ko  pointed out that as any magnetic influence from the sun must in the  naturo of things radiate in,all directions liko light and bent, the influence of tho sun spots on lho magnetic  needle hero might wax and wane,  but could not arrive vvith the sudden  twitch characteristic of the magnetic "slorm."  In substance Mr. Maunder's theory  is that tho forco which suddenly agitates the earth is-not a radiation at.  all, but a stream of attenuated mat-  tor liko a comet's tail,  or of electrically charged particles, shot out front  the' sun   spot  like n  geyser  or    tlio  water  from    ii   lironian's  hose.      Fly-  -  ing upwwd from  tho surface of    tho  spinning  sun,   this' "stream"    rushes  out into space in the form of n great  Catherine  wheel,   or   invisible  wntch-   .  spring spiral.   When tho stream happens  to srikc the earth,  then  we soo  the aerial  fireworks in  the upper afr  overhanging the polo  of this    carth-  mngnot of ours,    ancl  our compasses  and  telegraph  needles jump  with  excitement.   Thus *].,ord   Kelvin's  reasoning is correct, but docs  not apply  to  tlio prosont sot of phenomena.  IN   REGULAR  PEIUOIDS.  Wo  have  given  Mr.   Maudcr's  con-,  elusion;  now     for his   method.      Ho  carefully  ninrked  out     tho     time    of  hundreds     of   magnetic stormi,,    nntl  found  that somo corresponded     with  . big nun spots, and some 'did not.   In  i vain ho'tried to Iind, a correspondence  j with the faculno, 'or flecks of boiling  ! fire  on  thc sun's surface,  and    with  ! tho "prominences." .   At lasl  hc noticed    that    theru   was   frequently  a.  scries of    magnetic   storms at intervals    of    27   l-������' days.      Sometimes  there wns   no   storm    at thc end  of  this period,- but   the storm  was    repeated after exactly  two or three or  such 'intervals.   Now,   this   time���������27  1-3 days���������is just tho -time taken   for  a point on tho sun to go once round  anc? appear opposite the earth again.  It  is  tho rotation  period  of the sun.  as viewed from our moving" planet.  ���������In this "remarkable discovery Mr.  "Maunder, found explanations of many  didicultios. Tho storm arrives generally about 2(5 hours alter the sun '  spot points fairly and squarly nt us.  Presumably that is tho time taken  by the stream of upriishlng particles  to  reach     this  planet.    Hut     though  -tho-storm���������comes; .ngnin���������and���������again   nfter the sun spot' vnnishos. it is generally just nt tho time wlien tbo placo  where tlie sun spot wns is passing us.  Tho sun spot hns gone, but the  stream of magnetic commotion is-  still flying out from tho snino point  on the sun's surface.  Moro than this, and still more ro-  mnrkable. There nro certain favorite points on the sun for thoso sun  spots and the mngnetic slrenms  which Continue nfter they have vanished. A point on tho 222nd degree  of lho sun's longitude is a con!re of  such disturbance.-;, and magnetic  storms constantly arrive when this  point faces tho earth. This facts  points to definite permanent structure in tho sun. 11 cannot bc merely  a churning mass of lire if it has volcanic regions which never change  their situation.  Mr. Maunder, concluded this- most  interesting and suggestive .lecture- by  .showing- eclipse photographs by Mrs.  Maunder and others, in whicli the  long rays of tho sun's Corona ' ariel  'tho outsweoping waves of light from  whoso crest thoy appeared to be flung  off, wore c'ort'ainl.v analogous to the  "stream lines" of magnetic force or  particles which he suggests as the  origin   of   terrestrial   disturbance.  MISTAKES  WILL HAPPEN.  Thc boss���������You say you saw him  ancl pointed out to him that ho had  collected from us nearly 'double the  amount of his bill?  The clerk���������Yes, sir. Ho said it was  an  excusable mistake.  Tho boss���������Oh! and he. returned tho  dilTeronco to you?  Tho clerk���������No. sir; hc said since it  was an excusable mistake vvo ought  to overlook it.  Cholly���������"Mlss-'S. ��������� is ' the sharpest  girl I know." Chumley���������"Yes, she  cut3-'me ev'crjr time T  meet hor."   . ���������������oooooo ooooo oooooooooo  YOUNG l  FOLKS    I  ���������oooooooocxioooooooowwo  DADDY  AND ME.  -My dad ho often looks at mc.  And says how vcry glad he'd bo  If ho could only bo a boy.  1   guess  that  it's  so   long  ago  ���������Since he was one,  he doesn't know  That being boys ain't so much joy.  Now you just bot.  Pd:bo re*nl glad  To  bo grown  up  as  big as  dad,  And have a  heard and never do  A  thing unless I wanted to.  It's  "Johnny,   wipe vour feet!"  and  "Sny,  You  do  those errands right away!"  And     "Johnny,     aro    your     lessons  done.?"  And   "John,   now   run   to   bed,      my  son."  I don't wish daddy any hnntn,  But I would almost givo a farm  If ho could  bo a  boy and  soe  Tho trouble that he gives to mo.  THE  BEST  PLAYHOUSE.  "Why don't you want to go with  mo,: Nellie? -Mrs. Clayton-has: a little girl about as old as you,  and-I  ��������� thought: you would bo glad to havo  a playmate. Thero are so few children iri this '"���������neighborhood,", said  Mrs. Lang to her littlo daughter.  "I guess., she won't want" to play  with mo," said Nellie, soberly. "She  ��������� lias a real playhouse, and the nicest  dolls you ovcr heard of. I saw thorn  one, day when she was playing by  tlio fence." ���������  "Is that the reason yoii. moved  your playhouse to lho other corner  of the yard?" asked mama, suddenly.  "Well, I didn't want hor to . soo  ��������� iny rag" dolls-, and'.pieces of. broken  dishes. She peeped throug-h tho  ���������cracks atmc; and I. didn't liko it.  She'd only make fun of my things'-if  wo did piny together, and I don't  want to go to soe her," said Nellie.  "Where, did you got ideas like  that'*' askod Mrs. Lang, drawing  hor little girl to her lap.. "How do  y-ou know the little Clayton girl is  not a well-bred child? Just because hor parents are rich,'.'you.must  not  think she is  naughty."  "Mama, she just, looks like it.  ���������She'd wonder-how I have fun with  such old things, and show mc all  ier nice dishes, so I 'wouldn't havo  a good'time at all. Ploaso don't  'make"me go.*'     ".* '  -'  "AIU'right;^"but_Jt^am  sorry,    -my  .-Nellie-is so hasty'in making   tip her  " "mind.'..' -and  Mrs.  Lang  wont     away  .    alantfii'- .-__������.  Nellie went to play'in the playhouse, which-was only a corner of  - tho yard' fenced off with smooth  boards. Tho grass made a fine green  carpet, and tho old applo-troo a most  lovely coiling, but somehow the,'little girl was not happy. Sho looked  into tho cupboard papa had ' "made  for hor out of a store-box, and rattled the old dish scornfully'.-' .Then  sho put all the 'dolls to bed so they  would be out of sight, and sat down  in tho hammock just outside hcr  door. o  "I suppose that other girl doesn't  even have lo wash hor own dishes  when she has a play-party," she  said to the wise old robin up on hor  nost. "All she has to do is to tell  the cook to bako cakes and tarts for  hcr, anel have her clean up afterward.     My,   that must bo lovely!"  "Are you asleep?"' asked a strange  voico, and Nellie bounced out of tho  hammock, to find the littlo Clayton  girl looking at her from "the top of  the fence. "May I come down? 'Not  n girl has been to see mo yet, and I  just couldn't stand it any longer."  ,. Nollie wauled to sny "no" when  she* saw the beautiful white dress  and dainty slippers hor visitor wore,  but soniohovv. she couldn't be c-ross,-  so in a_fow minutes' fioth little girls  were in the playhouse talking as fast  as thoy could  "I saw you having such a good  time the other day ,when...votii*. house  ��������� was over there," said Rose"Qloyton,  ���������pointing_to���������the "other"-sidc������"of thc  yard.. "It seems to me that is tho  nicest pluce. Why did vou move  it?"  "If I toll yotf, you'll think I'm  awful bad," naid Nellie, with a very  red face. "I thought you wore  laughing at my old dishes and rag  dolls, so I came over here. You  havo sueh lovely things, you know."  "They'ro- not half as nice ns  yours," wild [lose, warmly. "Why,  I can't have a tea-party once a  month, for our cook is so cross, nnd  won't havo me mussing in her clean  kitchen. Mama in not very .well, so  I don't want to bother her. but  it fs hard to soo nil the girls but  mc" haying, good times."  "Not have tea-parties! I have  thorn every day. Mama made mo a  weo loaf of broad this morning, and  some denr littlo Cookies, but I  thought that wasn't enough to make  ' a party out of. ','. Wait a -minute, and  I'll  bring the things out."  "I-never had a loaf like that in  my life," said Rose,' - when "Nellie  come back with the broacl, ri pat of  yellow butter and the sugary cookies. "You ought tn bo the happiest  girl in the world with this lovely  playhouse anel all tho tea-parties  you want."  "That's just what I thought about  you," said Nellie. "You have such  splendid  dolls."  '���������'Yes, but they aro too fine to play  with. Aunt Maria gives thorn to  mo, and always expects uio to keop  t-hciin perfectly clean nml new, so 1  don't often handle lhem."  "So you..-have company, have  you?" askod Mrs. Lang, with a  twinkle in her 'eyo, when she foii'itel  the two littlo girls chatting over  their make-believe lea in Ihe old  cups  '"T'his is Roso Clnylon, nintnii, and  she thinks iny playhouse is jusl lovely. 1 told lior'how luiughl.y I hnd  been,  but she says she doesn't euro.  We nro going to bo good friends always. And just think, mama! She  likes rag Polly better than the doll  hor aunt brought hor from Paris.  Did you ever hear such a thing?"  LOUDON"  TO  MELBOURNE.,  Britons Aro Looking Forward  An All-Bail Trip.  to  a railway ticket ollice in London, lay  down S2f)0 on the counter, and receive ill return a couple of yards of  coupons  whicli   would  entitle  you   to  THE WHIRLIGIG OF TIME  PARENTS TN THE EMPLOY OF  THEER CHILDREN.  Some   Turn     to  Offspring   Because  of Poperty, Others    Hired  From Love.  .... ,, .   ,     Tn tho ollice of a young and ontcr-  .������'V..^0V!1.,^?",!^\>0t'I".^"P.���������^! Posing Wall street  broker is  an  old  clerk who works as hard and as long  as any one in the business, and,  though ho has been in his present  situation for three or four years, few  a  ride., for   28  days almost cb.it.iiiu- j persons     aro    avvnro   that   ho   is   tho  ounly on railroad trains across throe, (llthi.r of ,)Js s,Iccesiiflli employe,*. In-  contincnts, through countries inhabited by every ono of tlle live races of  mankind savo tho American Indian,  and ranging in* climate from the frozen wastes of Russia to the sweltering jungles of the tropics'.'  her, and might perhaps mako her  daughter feel ashamed of hor when  the relationship became- known,  would consent to no other plan for  their being together than her hiding  hcr identity by becoming her daughter's servant; and reluctantly tho actress consented to tho arrangement,  which, strangely enough, proved  exceptionally  happy.  Mist  deed, he is only tolerated ill the oflice on condition that tho secret is  not  allowed to  le*uk  out.  Tho exact circumstances wliich hnvo  led   lo  father uml  son  being  in  such  ,-,,,.. , ,     ,       ,, ,.       ., .    .   i strnngo      business    relationship     are  To  the travel-loving IJriton this isj mvsl01.JoIIS    bu-t  thc 0i(I  nmn's bank.  i   alluring      prospect,     nm    it      tsi,.ul,tc        whk.h    occurred some   years I---    '"T, ,   ."V  -   "                  ngo,  was,  of course,  tho cause of his;n������lhlnS   c������?,,or   th.n'1  S���������nulal������l   pa  having to    find  a situation,    though!,aflino-        Ihe   nm"als   a,"������   "tartlet  among the possibilities of thc present adult generation. For, be it  known, from London to Melbourne,  Australia, in 28 dnys, overland, is u  prospect of the future���������not the near  future, yet not the very far distant  future, either.  Of courso thoro will bo several short  son, passages in the route, but Ihoy  vvill bo insignificant compared to tho  present ocean- voyage of 3(> dnys���������  11,692 miles of sea travel���������by which  Australia's great seaport is reached  from  the  world's  metropolis.  At the present moment a traveler  may go-by rail 'from/London to;* the  borders of Afghanistan, via Ostond,  .Vienna,- Moscow, M'ichnelov, and  Merv, crossing on ' route the Straits  of Dover and tho Caspian  Sea.  Afghanistan, 400 miles across, has  at present no railways, but-British  and Russian engineers have been  working for several years on plans  and surveys for a rail route through  tho Ameer's country, and it will bo  built before many years have passed.  Once across Afghanistan and at  the border of India, a railway is at  hand and from Peshawar to Calcutta:  is a by ,, no means unpleasant journey.  After Calcutta there is a short  hiatus, covered by a trip on the  River Ganges, which would carry  the traveler to another railway  which runs :,; as- far as Chittagong,  Burmah.  Another break of 300 miles, then  rail travel, "Mnndalay to Rangoon.  Next comes the longest gap.  There is iio road running down the  Malay Peninsula to Singapore. But  there are several linos in contemplation, and one of them, known as tho  Sultan of Johoro's -Railway, is already under construction.  From Singapore to tho Island of  Sumatra is a short sea passage of  about 40-miles. -.. . _.   - _".-  A railroad must be built across Sumatra from'north to"south. .Another  short" Jsqa. ; passage"'would/piit -"the  . traveler., iti -/Java, /across- which island a railroad novv-ruhs. ~  Then will follow the longest trip-  live days���������to Port Darwin, Austra  lia! From Port Darwin a lino has  boon built south more than 1.00 miles  to Pine Creek  Next comes a 1,000-mile section of  tho "little continent" not ,\ot equipped with rails, but which soon will  be. Then the voyager will strike  the last rail link, stretching southward ito Melbdurno.  TAXIDERMISTS'   TRICKS.  How   Snow,   Ice, Rain  and  Are Represented.  It is not until extraordinary settings aro to bo presented���������winter  scenes, rain scones, or birds in flight,  for instnncu���������that the artist displays  jhis best ingenuity and inventiveness.  A group of musk oxen, for example,  require a foot >jf snow. Tlio beasts  arc shown, inmles, females and their  calves,   knee deep  in  snow,  which  THEODORE L--WILLIAMII.  AUTOCRATS   OF AMERICA  AND  EUROPE.  Similarity in  Characters  of President Roosevelt and Emperor William.  Theodore I. knows but one rival in  autocracy, and that rival is Willium  IT. Tho two monarchs have the sumo  price in their own achievements;  the sumo faith thut, under Providence, thoy control the destinies of  tho world.      Thoir knowledge is equal  VERY CLEVER RETORTS  MEN WHO ARE NOT TROUBLED  WITH  AFTER-WIT.  Noted    Men     Who     Were    Always  Ready   With   a    Sharp  Answer.  It is one of tho commonest experiences of lifo to think of an excellent  retort when it is too lato to administer it; for oven the readiest-wilted  of men cannot' always command the  answer wliich is effective in    propos  iti's son could well have afforded to  mako him an allowance sufliciont for  his wants. Doubtless the old man's  ago rendered it impossible for him.to  obtain employment where ho had no  claims, and the son was just sufficiently human to mako a place in  the oflice to save his father from  the  workhouse.  Thoro is something really pathetic  in the unnatural- connection between  tho two men; tho idea of a successful young"'man employing his ruined  father, expecting him to do so inuch  work in consideration of so many  dollars a week, and treating him' as  any other clerk iii his office, is not  a pleasing one, and it is not rendered less distasteful by the probability  that if.tho old man.were not a really  valuable servant ho would not bo  employed.  HIRES   MOTHER   AS   COOK.  tied  and stop to g'aze, but, as scon by  thoir tracks, they have been rooting  for tho sparse gross beneath the  heavy fall, and thoir snouts and  faces show frozen snow dust���������melted  paracrine spattered; - with a stiff  brush.; If a scone with opoiq.uc ico is  required, paraiflin in sheets strikingly  lends itself to the illusion. And  as hoar frost is made, so is snow  dust imitated.  A rain scone, is artistically innitnt-  ed by means of glycerine.   Leaves' of  trees and twigs and shrubs are coated-with   this "liquid,   whicli,   when  thinly: spattered  over  tho fur  of '   a  mounted   animal,   looks, exactly  like  fallen mist or condensed fog,  or like  early morning dew.  Birds in/flight, like tho larger ani-  i mals,   arc mounted  after  instanlanc-  j ous photographs.     With wings     ancl  tail  feathers  spread,   anel .with    legs  both  i��������� ,i������������������n.        i ,- =        .���������>���������       i U,������" 'is '^ is swift al,!i unpremeditat  both  in depth  mid superficies.    There   ed.    Rut  if   wo    cailnot  All  emulate  is     no  department  of  human  intelli-j this nlmlilenws of tongue  vve cannot  That, however, is not an excep- Iving closo, they appear to soar  tionally glaring case. The facts came in a general direction, no two birds,  to light some time ago of a strange! however, being posed anywhere near  caso in which a well to do woman alike, and oven tho angle of flight  employed' her mother as cook and I varying with the individual; as is  treated her worse than she would! made possiblo by their suspension  have dared treat hcr had she been j with invisible platinum wires. Not  an ordinary servant, though the only are such birds shown darting  worst of the case was not made pub- sky ward from a: thicket, but the as-  lic at the time, the facts leaked out.     cont takes place from their hatching  The mistress in this case was a ground. The "--and is-thickly strewn  woman of nearly 50, the widow of a) with various nests���������actual nests,  wealthy saloon-keeper, and her stolen bodily���������and here and thoro  mother and cook was turning 70 arP broken shells showing where  when she entered her daughter's sor-, broods havo bcon     hatched.        H*orc  GRAND DUCAL PARASITES.  Russian Denunciation  of the     Oppressors of His  Country.  An article in the National Review  by a "High Russian Official," gives  a scourging denunciation of some of  tho evils  of tho Russian  Stato.  Tho anger, of. the author is strong  against the Grand Dukes. "One has  but to rake any money scandal well  enough," he says, "in order to cotino  upon a Grand Buke at tho bottom  of it. While"foreign ladies can realize millions for their smiles' "upon the  scions of the _ Imperial house, these  soldiers with their fostering wounds,  their quivering limbs, and their oozing life blood, are thrown upon heaps  of horse-dung and bumped aiid jolted  for..days.-without medicaments; food,  washing water, or any other antiseptics than the "frost.* And none of  the Grand-Ducal sybarites,- who live  largely on tho money extorted from  the ��������� people, offers: a rouble .-for the  -wduridcd.-or-his-sword-for-the-causo  of the autocracy. We aro neither  puritanical nor. hypocritical in Russia," ho adds, "but we object to a  numerous caste of mere blood-sucking parasites, some of whose lives  arc mado up of unpunished crimes,  mean shifts, colossal frauds, and  outlandish' vices."  But the Czar regards himself' not-  as thc trustee of tho nation, but as  thc owner of so many million souls.  Tho laws are treated with levity, the  press is* stilled, religious convictions  are playe'd with, spies pry into all  men's secrets, education is systematically discouraged, and taxes  moro than the people can bear are  levied, so that "nearly all live in  squalor, ..while the Grand Ducal  Over-Russians appropriate tho funds  destined for the army, . navy, and  other public ', departments, and 'parade in the theatres or tit balls vvith  their favorite ladies." Russia is an  estate, not.-a state, and- for all this  tho writer-v contends . thc Cwir is  primarily' anci ���������directly responsible.  It is part of his- policy,-and he, -of,  his own vvill and by^his'own"resolution, forces il. on the empire in tlie  hnriie of autocracy.   1   IN  A CRADLE  AT SEVENTY.  There is a man of seventy in Paris  named Wallace Suporiicau, who still  sleeps in the cradle he was rocked  in when a baby, and he has never  slept one night of liis long life in  any other bod. Tho youngest of a  family of boys, Wallace retained his  placo in the cradle as he grew older,  lie soon became too tall to lie in it  full length, but he overcome this  difficulty by drawing his knees upward. Each night to this day he  rests hi.s feet squarely on tlio bottom of the cradle, sways his knees  to and fro, and rocks himself to  uloop as ho did whon u small boy.  The habit was 'formed in babyhood  and  never   broken.  vice. They were humble people, and  shortly after tho daughter's lucky  marriage .'the'*.old' woman lost all her  littlo savings in a famous swindle.  She, therefore, applied to her 'daughter for assistance, and, callous to a  degree-one cannot understand, the  ;daugliter olTorod her a situation .as  cook in her house."- As the alternative was thc_poorhouse, tho offer was  accepted.--    ""..>-,.-      _  -    .  -For seven years the old" woman  acted-as-the servant of-the child-she  had " brought into the world, ' -and  while the latter drove about in a  smart carriage tho old "mother used  to scrub the kitchen floor or clean  the front door steps, and do othor  similarly menial work, and during  that long period of hor service she  vvas not allowed n single holiday ,or  a 'day's rest in bed. Ono of the fellow servants was one cla.v dismissed  on the spot for trying to prevent  the inhuman daughter striking hor  mother because she had overslept  herself or felt ill and wished to stay  in bed. Yet the relationship between mistress and cook; was kept ix  profound secret until after the old  woman's death, which occurred, in a  poorliouse infirmary, for ���������'.when she  was so ill as to be incapable of properly fulfilling hor duties, she was  bundled but of the house without  so much a<i the wages which were  due her.  It is-balm to*"one's sense of justice  tb'kriow that the daughter found herself in prison a short time .after her  .mother's death, 'though not for any  offense concerning the poor old woman.  GLAD TO  WORK FOR SONS.  More pleasing reading is found in  the story from a Pennsylvania town  of "a father .who," a master printer  at one time, for : some reason or  other refused to take his soiis into  partnership, and in a spirit of defiance thoy established themselves as  printers - in  the  same  town.;  For, n1.  the tiny birds,, still dependent upon  their mothers, sit in nests, I ills  open awaiting a welcome contribu--  tion. Other young birds have managed to quit the paternal honio, antl  arc striking out for themselves  among thc shells on the snnch  ISLAND  OF  BLACK" CATS.l.,-  One .of-.the-eiucerest 'corners "of '.th'o  earth, is* "Chatham Island,' off "the  /coa'st- of Ecuador. This island lies  600 miles west of Guayaquil, and thc  Equator runs directly through it.  Captain Roinman, who was sent" to  the Galapagos group of .islands to  inquire into the proper grounding ~q(  a deep-sea* "cable, stopped at Chatham Island, and says it abounds * in  cats, every ono of which is black.  These animals live in the crevices of  tho lava foundation near the coast,  ancl subsist by catching fish and  crabs instead of rats and mice.  Other animals found on this island  are horses, cattle, dogs, goats, and  chickens, all of wliich are perfectly  wild.  PNEUMONIA.  Recently a case of pneumonia was  reported, in'which the usual medical  routine was followed without beneficial results, and tho patient steadily grew worse, when tho patient's  mother (a bom nurse, no doubt,)  took the mattor._in hand. Sho stewed smartwoed (P. Hydropiper) and  catmint, and "put tho decoction into  a jug, and usod a flexible tube lo  convey the medicated steam, tp _ the  mouth. 'ihe effect was' rcinai'iciiulc  and almost immediate. 'A poullico  of the herbs was also'placed hot over  the chest,-.and recovery  was assured.   f   A  GIRL FOR A  HAND.  Voting Man���������"Sir, I have come  long-time-their business was badli  handicapped by lack of capital, but  by application they eventually succeeded in working up a splendid business. Without undercutting or- any  othor ishndy methods, Ihey in lime  obtained many of their father's most  valuable customers, and he was compelled to shut down one of his printing rooms. Later, they established  a local paper which, being really  needed, was a success from thu first; ���������  and proved so profitable that tliey/  extended .their promises. With the.  larger premises came the remnant, of  thoir father's  business,  and  ho     wus   ._   _   ^     _ to  inform yoii thnt" I  iiTt"ond~to sue   for  tho hand "  Railway. Magnate-���������"Hut how do I  know, sir, that you can mako 1113*  daughter happy?"  Young Man���������"Your daughter? Who  snid anything about your dnug'.ter?  I repeat, I have come lo inform you  that I intend to sue for the hand I  lost in your last railway accident.  I   want   .SflO.OOO,   sir."  .Magnate (after a jiuuse)���������"As a  compromise, would .. you accept tho  daughter?"  NOT   IN   THE   FASHION.  made a  bankrupt. t     ,, . ���������    .   , .     .  Directly they heard of their fnth-1 *>'���������*Se���������<n"agmS\y)-"liioi\\ bo  er's insolvency, the sons went 1��������� ' fo ������Iowi'hoaitod over sueh a simple  him, offered to buy up all his plant' M ?, a,lmCnL: "I,*v* J'������" " ',0 wcl1 '������  at a price sufliciont  to jiav a    lar-'o no,..    ���������"      , r ,,   s  proportion of his debts,'and gi?o', LhallX (mournfully)- "Ya-as, I  him employment in their business ' *nt"?, th,nt', b,ut >h" l !<��������� 1���������1 my  Such magnanimity must have boon! ?C-a,St y lu*?^ tl"n <"*vo" k"������w- <���������" he  a trifle bitter to a hard headed ob-'Ia,t' UP w,lh hUch J1, Vl,]8aw disawdah  stinate man, but he giatefiillv' ac ,as Ule mumt>s- lancy the mumps  cepted thc odor, and.no one is morel *'jon aPPendiclis is the propah  pleased . with "the 'arrangements thon' R  he-is'now it has'been in oncrdtion  for some time -."As-foreman, fie ''received from his sofis a salary exactly equal to what ho was making as  a master at'the' time he refused to  admit his sons into his business;  MOTHER  WISE  IN  SECRECY.  It is now a pretty well known fact  that until comparatively recently an  eminent actress employed her mother  ns housekeeper and dresser, and not  even the actress' husband was aware  that the servant wns related to the  'mistress. Having been adopted into  a gentleman's family when quite a  child, the actress was educated beyond the reach' of her parents, who  were in poor circumstances, indeed;  and when the mother was loft a lonely widow and the daughter had made  a mark in her profession, tlioro was a  sincere desire on both sides that  they  should   be. reunited. .    -  Hut the mother, knowing.hcr. educational failings would always stamp  ,7 At the " present rate of ^Tumbling  England will' have been' "swallowed  up by the sea in tho year J 218-1, according to tho calculations of n co-respondent of the Frankfurter  Zeitung.  At sixteen years of age Miss May  Emmett, of Blackburn, has obtained the highest distinction in England for pianoforte playing, the diploma of licentiate of the Royal  Academy of Music.  Iiy men ns of a new fast steamer  service, instituted by the Lancashire  and Yorkshire railway, between  Ooole and Copenhagen, record 'deliveries of Danish produce are being  made to the Midlands and  the north.  Wounded at the siege of Lucknow,  retired from the 17th Lancers with a  good conduct medal, having always  lived an exemplary life, Henry William .Smith' has just passed awny at  Ilrightoii. A gra I ef ul con nl rv allowed him  to die in  the  workhouse.  gonce that ouch is not ready to take  under his especial patronage; and  happy are the countries whoso governors nro not merely omnipotent  but omniscient. Whenever cither of  the two lieroi-s appears in the public  eye, tho samo halo of glory surrounds his ample forehead, tho samo  nir of authority clings round tho  lightest word ho utters. When William II. opens his lips tho wholo of  Kui'apo totters. If Theodore I.  deigns to speak, both hemispheres  are convulsed. Moral maxims roll  from their tongues empty and sonorous.  THE   TWO   MONARCHS'     THEME.  Never  since   tho world  began  havo  more   variations   boon  played     upon  tho ancient thenie "He virtuous   and  you    vvill   bo'happy;'"  "than by these  two executants.   William II. is never  siiont for long; and if Theodore I. is  not quite so talkative as bin cousin,  he .seldom opens his mouth   without  proving his . strenuous  efficiency.  The  message w-bicli ho sont to Congress a  few weeks ago bears all the' marks of  imperial  genius. ;��������� Indeed;   no- ono  but  William II. could have said so littlo  in thirteen    and   a half columns    of  solid   typo.      With  peerless   skill     he  mingled the winged words of Tacitus  vvith  the homely proverbs wliich    ho  'learned'at his mother's knee.      With  splendid  ingenuity ho proved hownn  intelligent  autocrat  could  take both  sides in  any dispute at 0110, and the  same      time;      could       fight      with  the     same     Jiand      for      the      rich  and      poor;      and      could    advocate  in      the     same     breath     tho     conflicting Causes of peace and war. And  doubtless    America   listened  to    the  good  tidings  with one eye half clos  ed,- and with- the  satisfied  assurance  that it had heard it all beforo.  POLICEMAN PRESIDENT  Now Theodore T, is no  disciple, of  Machiavelli.     Hc firmly believes that  tho same mocal law should dominate  nations   as    dominates  ��������� individuals  and his  belief muy have some   solid  basis in America,  whore,  as will    be  seen  presently,   the individual  is    as  Machiavolliiii!     in .his. interpretation  of morality'as the wickedest state in  the  olcl   world. ,. However,   the  President jsets-up "a  high ,standard   'for  state and'citizen alike, and he-holds  that���������tho "peace of justice" should bc  the steady aim of all enlightonoel nations. -Herein ho'is not singular"   It  is   tho  "peace     of   justice"   at   which  vve aro  all     aiming,   both   men     and  nations.      But   the   President  is     not  content to enforce tho "peace of jus  ticc"  upon   his  own country.    He    is  determined     that    it    shall    prevail  throughout all  tho  world.   In  accordance  with  the Monroe* doctrine,     ho  vvill  permit    no one else to  into, fere  with   tho   western   hemisphere.   There  he stands,  vvith bull's-eye  lantern  in  hand,   a     resolute,    all-seeing  policeman.    With  an     affability  that    well  becomes hi.s  imperial  dignity, he declares that "any country, whoso peoplo    conduct    themselves    well,     can  count   upon   our   hearty   friendship."  In other words, thero is no state, be  it     ever   so   huiribloj  that need  fear  thc_ interference of the United  States  so  long as  it keep's order and   pays  its debts. .- -- - .,  "A BENKX'OLENT DESPOT.  , But woe '.-'betide., the. evil-doer. If  any poor South Ani'ericnn republic  dares to loosen the ties of civilized  society, tlio President of the United  States will rise up indignant, and superb, and show that, lie too, as well  as any tyrant in pluyed-out Europe,  is .readyto exercise an'���������'international  police power,". *' Yet while-' he cries.  Hands oil the OUI World in the Western -Hemisphere, ho is-not disinclined  to inflict reforms ,. iiji'on the nations  of -Europe���������' 'Thcj'ora't'e-cnscsv''- says  he,' with the true accent, of a benevolent despot, "in which, while our  own interests are not greatly involved strong appoul is nia'de to our  sympathies." Casting the light of  his dark lantern across the Atlantic,  ho sees that crimes nro sometimes  committed "on so vast 11 scale and  of such peculiar horror" that it is  tlie plain duty of America to intervene. Were wc concerned with any  less exalted mortal than the President of the United Stntes, we might  point out that even he cannot, have1  his cako and eat it loo: lljat if Iw'  excludes us from the western bemls-]  phcrc, he. might reasonably bc asked'  to keep his flashlight out of I hol  eastern. Hut hi.s great soul will boj  content with nothing less than the  "entire earth," and, whether vvo like;  it or not, there is a policeman in  Washington ready at any. moment' to  run  us in.  LOOK NEARER HOME.  No doubt vve ought to be very  grateful to Mr. Roosevelt for hi.s  promise of universal benevolence. Hut  wc aro churlish enough to think that  he vvolild'be wiscf.-Mn coufhio his nl>  help admiring it in others, oven if it  occasionally takes a form scarcely  distinguishable from rudeness.  "Uo you seo anything ridiculous in  my wig?" an Irish judge once snapped out nt Curran. "Nothing but  tho head,"- came the swift and crushing retort. Less happy, perhaps, butj  equally sincere was Lord Justice  Clerk P.rnxllcld's remark to his lady-  partner nt tho whist-tablo: "What  are ye doing, yc auld fulo? Your  Pardon's begged, madam; I took yo  for  my ain  wifo."  It was the same ju'dgo who was  once sitting at the Court of Sessions  when a brother judge failed to put in  j an appearance. "What excuse can a  stout fellow like hiiii hao?" Braxfield  growled. "My lord," answered tho  President, sympathetically,, "haven't  you heard? Ho has lost his'-.wife."  '.'Has he?" answered Braxfield.  "That's a .good excuse indeed.. I  wish we had a'  the same."  When Charles II. met Rochester ono  day His Majesty accosted him thus:  "I bolievo thou art the wickctest fellow in my dominions." "For a  subject, sir," retorted the Earl,; "I  roally think I am. "-  FREDERICK THE GREAT  once received an equally disconcerting answer. .Wishing to humiliate his  physician he asked him, "How many  men have you sent into thc other  world?" "Not, nearly so many as  your Majesty," was the retort, "and  with infinitely .less glory."  When Georgo III., first mot Sir  John Irwin, who was noted oven in  those bibulous days for the quantity  of wine he could make away vvith,  he said, Willi a bow, "They tell me.  Sir John, that you love a glass of  wine."- "Sire."' answered the *bon-  vivant, "your informants have dono  mo an injustice;;-they should have  snid a bottle," : And it vvas the same  George who, when he asked Home  Tooke if he played cards, received  the answer, "Your Majesty, I really  cannot  tell a king from a knave."  Georgo I., during one of his visits  to Hanover, stopped at a village  inn,-" while the horsps"wcre "being  changed ordered a cojple of eggs, for  .which, his host , asked a hundred  florins, ."now is-this?". the astound-  e'd -King demanded. "Eggs must ' be  indeed scare in Holland." "Pardon  me, sire," answered tho innkeeper,  "eggs are plentiful enough; it is  kings that are scarce."  .. When ,i the Abbe do Voisonon ���������. heard  that he had seriously offended the  Great Condc, he'hastened to offer an  apology, only to find that the field-  ��������� marshal  TURNED  HIS   BACK ON  HIM.  "Thank God I have been misinformed, sir!" he cvclaimed. "Your Highness docs not treat mc as an enemy." "liow do you sec that, M.  Abbe?" Con'do asked,, in surprise.  "Because, sir," came the clever answer, "your Highness has never yet  turned ;his  back on ari"enemy."  Francis I. had a jester called Tri-  boulet,_'who one day complained to  the King that a nobleman had threa-  tencd?his* life for some offence he had  given him. "If he does," Francis exclaimed, '"L.will hangjijm a quarter  of an hour-afterwards."'.'"Ah, sire,'.'  *t**l**t*'l**^*fl**i"l*'l"l*'^**'t'**!l^'**^*^t"^^rl*rA"l'*t-**^*  I   HEALTH  T  CHILBLAINS.  Every winter thero are unfortunate  persons who dread the onset of cold  weather, because it is sure to bring  them a return of their former miseries in the shape of chilblains.  It is a well-known fact thnt frostbite or a severe attack of chilblains  vvill predispose to a recurrence of tho  same trouble iu succeeding years, and  thoso whose noses, ears, lingers or  toes have onco suffered in this way  soon learn through unpleasant experience that for them special precautions in the way of suitable coverings and avoidance of exposure aro  necessary for protection against tho  painful effects of cold, damp and  wind. It is curious that with such  people tho secondary attacks are often brought on by dampness accompanied by only moderate degree of  cold.  Chilblains aro local dilatations of  tlie blood-vessels of the skin, produced by cold and moisture whon tho  circulation is feeble in tlio region exposed. In ordinary cases the skin  shows a somewhat bluish or dusky  blush, which disappears on pressure  and rotiirns but slowly when .the  pressure is removed. This experiment  shows that the blood .circulates sluggishly. In severe cases there aro  itching, and pain, especially .when  warmth is returning to the parts affected. Sometimes the skin gives  way and leaves a raw surface���������tho  so-called "broken chilblains," and  this may- result in an ulcer which is  slow to heal.- Greater degrees; of  cold or more prolonged'exposure  cause a dead and waxy whiteness of  the skin, which sometimes has a  wrinkle'd: appearance. This condition  is usually spoken of as frost-bite.  The proper treatment of both; chilblains and frost-bite is to restore  the normal circulation as soon as  possible, but not by applying heat  too rapidly. Friction is usually tho  best and least painful-method, for* ia  severe frost-bite there is danger of  producing inflammation or even gangrene if the parts are warmed too  suddenly. The time-honored custom  of gradually thawing out the affected,  part by rubbing with snowis a safe  one to follow, and it is well: to remember that this ought not to be  done in a warm or near a fire,'but in  a cool place.  People who suffer from.chronic chilblains should bear in mind that   the  combination  of  dampness  with    cold  is  much worse for  them  than   .cold" -  alone,  and should always wear, thick -  woolen stockings and gloves "in  winter, and     avoid tight shoes, cii culjic^,,,  garters, ,or -anything elsc-whlch"  ^ifh- "���������  pedes .the circulation  of tha blood.  replied Triboulet, "can't you con;  (.rive to hang him a quarter of an  liour. previously?" * ���������*  Fow men- have been better; able to  extricate .'themselves from a predicament by nimble wit thniu President  Grevy. Once when a famous artist  was conducting him round the Salon,  tho -President .slopped at a picture  wh ich' arrest cd liis '"attention; and "exclaimed. "What-Ka terrible daub!  Whoso is it?"      "Tliat picture,  sir;"  answered    hisgiude,   "js .mine." "_I  ahniot- surprised- to-hoar it sir." M.  Grovy replied, without a moment's  hesitation; "I should, however, explain that whenever I particularly  wish to, purchase a picture T always  run   it  down."  HE  BOUGHT TIIE  "DAUH."  When King .lames nsked Lord  Weeper     llacun     one  day    whnt     hc  tcntion t.O his own side ol the'-world.  Europe has aJready secured a providence of its own, and there is ho  room withiii its narrow limits both  for William'IT. and his ri va 1.Moreover, if it may be said without- offence, thero is plenty of work for the  .policeman in the United States. Tf  tho President looks nearer homo he  will find not a fow crimes of which  it is his' "manifest duty to show his  disapproval." It Is t.ivio that ho  takes a lofty viow of his ovvn country. "The question of being a good  American," says he, "has nothing  whatever to do with a man'r, birthplace, any more than it. hns lo do  with his creed. Good Americanism i.s  a matter of hcurl, of experience, of  lofty aspiration, sound common-  Konse, but not of birthplace or of  creed." What then is good Americanism?  thought of the new French Ambassa  dor,' Macon nnswered, evasively, that  lie was a tall nnd handsome' man.  "Yes." continued James, "but what  do" you think of the headpiece?".  "Sir."vvas tho answer, "tali men  aie like ln^h houses, wherein commonly the uppermost rooms are  worst   furnished."  As an example of a courteous apology the following would be verv difficult to eepi.il. At the Rattle of  j Cape St. Vince.it one of our ships  ! tlio Dartmouth, blew up, and all its  I crow, with a few- exceptions, wero  drowned. Among those who wero  rescued nnd taken on'-board tho  Prince Frederick was a young Irish  lieutenant, who. when ho was presentee! to the captain of the rescuing  vessel, ."-aid. "Sir, you must e\cuso  tha'unfitness of my dress to come  on' board your "-hip; but, really, I  left my own in such a hurry that I  had no timo to .stay for a change of  apparel.."���������London  Tit-Hits'.  HEALTH HINTS.  Dr. 'Abernolhy said: "If you wish  to bo healthy, live on sixpence a day.  ancl earn it."  The eye requires as much rest as  any other organ. Green is the most  restful   color.  Small boils should be touched oc-  cosionafly. With diluted tincture of  arnica.  Spirits of Sal Volatile is useful in  fainting, 'hysteria and flat-ilence. " "A  teaspoonful in water, for-an' adult,  may be repeated in two -or---'/.three  hours.  Chapped hands should be frequently  wnshoel, well dried with a soft towel,  and smeared over with glycerine. .If  there are" many ugly sores, a little  zinc ointment is useful.  Sound sleep cannot be -,- obtained  whon the mind or body is excited by  recent exerciser 'An intensely interesting book, rea'd up to the last  moment; frequently deprives the reader of healthy sleep.  " Ingrowing toe-nails generally arise  from tight-fitting boots or shoes. It  is a good plan to cut a V-shaped  piece of the centro of the nail, and  to' scrape tho upper surface as thin  as possible. The nail then grows towards the centro to repair the damage, and in doing so withdraws from  tho sides.  If you are stout you should carefully avoid: Thick so'ups, eels, mack-  ercl~saImon,~herrings;"7iardines with"  oil; pork, duck,-goose; rice,    tapioca.  *?l  APPLIED   PHILOSOPHY.  Dr. George Hall, of one of tho leading Now York life insurance companies, tolls this story of an applicant  with whom hc recently camo in contact. "His heart actitin was poor,  the man had gouty tendencies, had  had appendicitis, and hi.s eyes and  complexion were thoso of a strenuous  wirier and diner," explained the physician. "Finishing my examination,  I fianMy told him that he was in  the way of drinking himself totally  blind."  "Well," was his philosophic rejoin-  cler, "i'vo seen about everything  worth seeing,  anyway,  doctor.". j  macaroni, oatmeal, sago, arrowroot;  potatoes, peas, beans, parsnips, carrots, beetroot; pastry, sweets, and  sugar, cream, milk, buttcr, except In  great moderation; ale, porter, stout,  and sweet  nines.  Tn thc sick room the temperature  should bc maintained at 00 deg.  Fahrenheit in most cases. It should  ho rcgulutcd by a thermometer. Increased tem|������e>rature i.s easily secured  by allowing the steam of a kettle to  permeate the atmosphere. To cool  the air, place a shallow dish containing ice in the centre of the room.  Influenza is an acute and highly  contagious disease. Thc incubation  period is usually froni throe .to four  days. As an epidemic disease, it appears to invade a country overy  thirty, to forty years. The germ only,  thrives when the fluids are of a certain acidity. Obviously, therefore.: it  is good to constantly sip a solution  of-'.bicarbonate of potash, or soda.  The weakness'��������� left must ho combated  by  food  and -tonics.  This weather brings pneumonia, a  .serious disease of the lung .substance.  Tho symptoms nre shivorings or convulsions, pains in some part of the  chc-it, quick brealhing, and a "temperature of froni 102 to 104 'dog.  in a child^ the nosliils dilating with  each respiration, callSL for "serious/attention at once. The face is often  flushed, there is a hacking cough, ao&  the expectorated matter soon becomes colored. Pneiimonfa requires  skilled attention and good- nursing.   +   COLD  COMFORT.  Nervous Old Lady (on seventh  floor of hotel)���������Do you know what  precautions tho proprietor of tho  hotel has taken against firo?  Porter���������Yes, mum; he has the placo  inshoorod for twice wot it's worth.   *   Wool���������"I don't know what I nm  going to do with my boy who is  deaf and dumb."- Sark���������"Make a  barber  of him."-  i&i&i  .,.."1.,: i  *mi  ll  ISjE  W  is  I  I--V  l,r.  Ii������_  I--  hi  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������e������������������������*ocsoa������eeeo������s������e������s&������eo*������������e������o������������aoej  ��������� a  j App  Madame Griselda, the famous European  Soprano, who so thoroughly delighted thc  musical public of thc City at her concert in  the Opera House, has given the following  unsolicited testimonial of thc "Nordheimer"  Revelstoke, B. C, April 10th, 1905.  MR. LEWIS:  Dear Sir,���������I want  to  take  thi3  opportunity   of  expressing   my   appreciation   of  the   "Nordheimer"  Piano, which I used for my Concert this evening and  which in every way gave me entire satisfaction.  Yours very truly,  A. FREED-GRISELDA.  A beautiful selection of these high grade  Pianos in stock at prices and terms that are  easy for any honest person to avail themselves of.  Revelstoke Insurance  Agency  LOANS  LIMITED  REAL  ESTATE  INSURANCE  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published    every   Thur-'luy.     Subscription   $-2  per year.   Advertising rates on application.  Changes of advertisement;* must lie  in befor  tioon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printing in all its branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, Ai'ril20, 1005.  /ARCHITECTS OF  OUR EMPIRE,  r-*��������� ��������� -       ���������  Tuesday, "Wednesday und Thursday  next will be great days in the diary of  our city. In these times oC educational enlightenment and incidentally of  genuine progress there is no more  responsible position thnn tliat which  embraces the task of training the  mind of the young, and thus paving  the way for great achievements in the  future, whether along tlie lines of  statecraft, handicraft or the thousand  What the Grand Trunk Pacific  Demanded of Province for  Commencing Construction at  This End.  The correspondence wliich has takon  place between Mr. l<\ \V. Morse, general manager of tho Grand Trunk  Pacific railway and the provincial  government, respecting the proposals  of that company with regard to operations in *Brilish Columbia, was laid  on tho tabic of the legislature Saturday night by the piemior. These letters, which are given herewith, wil! be  read wilh interest in view of Mr.  ilforse's iecent sojourn in Victoria:  Victoria, IJ. C, Marcli 9, 100."  lion.  Richard McRriile, Premier, Vic  toria. J!. C:  Sir,���������Helen ing  to  our several con  *  other channels into which the broad   versa!ions,  at   wliich   time   you  dis-  stream   of   education, as  we  term it.   cussed   the   action   your government  divides. Much then depends not only  iipon the course pursued in training  the minds of our future men and  women butalsoupon the qualifications  of the men and women employed for  such important work, lt is not merely  sufficient to hold high degrees in all  branches of learning, but it is essentia  above all things that the teacher have  a thorough knowledge of human  ���������nature, tact, a vast amount of personal magnetism and keen judgment,  flanked by a firm will. Without all  of these attributes in a greater or  lesser degree, the teacher necessarily  must be "weighed in the balance and  found wanting." Therefore the motto  of our country should be "first find a  good teacher then pay him or her  ���������well." Taking B. C. throughout there  is no doubt but our provincial teachers  \vi 1 l~s ta nd~conipariiorTwiTVTany i7ft lie  land for it is seldom, if ever, that one  hears the word-"'incompetent" used in  their connection.  These, then, are the men and the  women who control the future welfare  of our country and who will within a  few days honor us with their presence.  Lotus treat them well, give them the  welcome of our hands, our hearts arid  our homes, and show them that we  appreciate the honor they do us to  convene in our midst, in many instances at great personal inconvenience to themselves.  might be willing to lako in order lo  secure for the province of British  Columbia the greatest possible advantages that will accrue to it. by the  construction of the Grand Trunk  Pacific.  I beg to assure you it is the desire  of the company to do all that is possible to give the maximum benefits to  the provinces through which it will  pass, iu propoition to the mileage  b.iilt therein.  Our plans are to first construct a  line conuect Like Superior with Winnipeg, continuing our surveys in the  eastern provinces, and west of Winnipeg to thu Pacific coast. Upon completing into Winnipeg, to construct  from tliere west, thus passing through  tt well populated country, and one  that produces traffic. By doing this,  IK  NOTE   AND  COMMENT.  .This is the second occasion within  three years tbat Kevelstoke has lieen  chosen as the site for the Provincial  Teachers' Convention, a fact which  should prove very gratifying to all  our citizens.  In   another   column   will   be found  particulars of the three days' program.  It will, of course, be superfluous to  suggest that we turn to with a will  and put our surroundings into a neat,  clean and attractive condition, for, by  Bo doing it cannot fail to be of lasting  benefit to all concerned,  ifilT^6uiU"7TI^nf<rnrcdnnection  with the business centre of eastern  Canada, and would have traffic constantly coming along tho new line, and  to the end of same.  I umler.-it.ind your desire is to .secure  for the province of British Coltunb'a  as great an expenditure of money in  British Columbia as is possible, and at  the same time have construction commence at an early date.  We have figured carefully on the  cost of building the new line, bringing  ih our supplies nnd equipment, and  find that the policy laid down for our  guidance, to build from the ea.st to the  west is the most economical.  Should we reverse the conditions, it  will not only be more expensive for  us, in the way of getting in labor,  supplies and material to the front, hut  we will, for a considerable period,  have a large amount- of mona.y invested in property on whicli we vvill be  paying an interest charge, and on  which we will have absolutely no  return, i.e., there will bc no local  business on the line, and it cannot, bo  used as a through line until connected  with the line from theeast.  I understand your government i.s  not in favor of cash subsidies under  any circumstances, and that in the  case of the Grand Trunk Pacific, some  feel that the guarantee we have 10-  ceived   from   the   Dominion  Govern  ment is the limit of assistance that  should be accorded to us. Such being  the case, we will be obliged to carry  on our work in the most economical  manner, and reduce our interest  charge to thc minimum, by having as  little disconnected line ns possible.  In an endeavor to produce the results you desire, for the province, I  would ask if your government will  consider the advisability of bringing  down a bill, nt this session, granting  to the Grand Trim!; Pacific Railway  company:  1. Kight of way. not exceeding  two hundred feet, across crown lands,  for main and branch lines, excepting  whero additional widths arc required  for sidings, stations, sheds, wharves,  warehouses, embankments, cuts,  bridges, culverts, drains and other  works and approaches thereto. Fifteen thousand acres of land for each  mile of main and branch line to be  constructed in the province of British  Columbia.  2. Exemption from taxation for 30  years from completion of said railway,  of equipment, stations and station  grounds, workshops, buildings, yards,  rolling stock, appliances and other  property required and used for the  construction, equipment and working  of the said line of railway, and all  personal property owned or possessed  by the company, also capital stock of  the company.  ���������I. The railway company tn have  the privilege lo take from any public  lands adjacent to or near the line of  said railway or branches, all stone,  timber, or gravel, or other mateiial  necessary or useful for the construction  of the railway, and also, where necessary, to fill in upon any public lands.  5. In case townsiles are afterwards  created on any of the lands granted,  the piovisions of the Land Act (sec-  lion 32) are not to apply to the lands  on which the permanent western tor-'  minus is located. Piovided. the Grand  Trunk Pacific Railway  company will:  a. Commence construction in British Columbia, on the Pacific coast as  ?.oon as the terminal site is determined  upon, which, it is expected, will bs on  or before June .'lOlli.  b. To build frmu (he terminal east,  upon receiving the first one hundred  miles of location from the engineei ing  department, the necessary parties to  be put in the field to secure this information, this year,  c. The company to immediately  make their financial arrangements for  the entire BiiiNh Columbia construction.  d. Will continue construction thru'  British Columbia from the Pacific  coast eastward to the summit of the  Rocky mountain.-, bringing of course,  all labor, supplies and material for this  portion of lhe road in from the coast,  and procuring, as far as practicable,  all things being equal, supplies for  this portion of the piovince in British  Columbia.  f. Tbe company to dispose of any  Iands it may secure, at government  schedule of prices, under three headings, namely, first, second and third  class, such prices being five dollars,  two   dollars and   fifty  cents, and one  =>T*^^.. ������^<i*rf������\s������������^rt=tf������5KS^;.-^Cj^y^'V-^^^;N;  Z^i'J-e^^rA^ij'r^t^^fi^  WMM>l������������UJl..^.|.<...ltJ,������mi^WlMa|m||rt.WW|^  a.X*.ll..xl.miM.,ui.minuuim.,i**m '  The undersigned has opened a Lumber Yard in thc  City and will handle all kinds of  ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER  SHINGLES, LATH,  ETC,  ETC.  A full stock of Kiln-Dried Edge Grain, Finis-Jungs  always on hand, and Mouldings of every description  will be kept in stock.  .-Vjaafa^ss^^^MMWT.sggsg*^  tytytyty ty4;^ityiii ���������& 4>A 4tSii--iSi xh&^jfrtytyAiTii&tyty  AILORING *  t  ty  ty  ty  ���������3*  -J\J \\\ (s-  EEKOEEHHSon  At Our Yards wc will at all times be in a position to  supply all your wants in First-Class Material.  ID BSSBB  Yards���������Just South o-F Hotel Climax, on Qrrteltcc Track       p  BmjflltlMIB!IMlllJ.JI������MMl.ll������.lLRj-u...������-,JJM^1nn-Bff-tB  CHESSMAN'S imported  Spring Goods aro hero,  and VAArtl oi' (hem arc  ir.:.li.e-.l u!:*-iind have been  p.ihs.'d into Mod:.  tyty  tyty  ty  ty  Tlie store is full $  of Kaiii   Coa lings,   Suit tty  ingt,   Trouserings,   l\wii- Sr������.  prising   Serges, Clievi.Hs, .fr.,  I.'a.-.ias,   Fancy Veslin^'s. *������  The   wear   and  color   is ���������*������*  j;u:ii':inlecd by  (he maim- 4$?  fuctiuvi'M, and we back up 4j&  lhe gi;:ir<-inloe. jgky  permanently  disposes of the subject.  Yours very truly,  (Sgd.)   Frank XV. Mouse.  lion, liicha.id  McBride, Premier, Victoria, B. C.  SEE US ABOUT YOUR KASTER SUIT  % GRESSfflAN, IH= ART f AI120R  ty  Always the Ccsi Often thc Chcnpcst j������  .*, .*������������������. j--: .*. -I*. -���������������*. .������������������*, .*������-. .*. .*>., .*. .-S .-5*. .*>. ,'K .���������:*. ,-K ,*!*, A; .���������Syifa iti.yki.ty  tytytytyty%ty$ty^tyfytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  <W>Ai<VV.^..-VvVW'^  ! min iimm ei morimy paymhis "  OUR VICTORIA LETTER  In viow of tho decidedly favorable  prospects for definite railway legislation which obtained during the eaily  part and middle of the session just  closed, it may bo as well to enquire  into the reasons why those prospects  did not materialize into somolhin  more tangible. Sucl  the   more   desirable,   now  purposes of gallery-play. The mischief done is their's, but the unfoi hm-  atc public is called upon to pay the  piper.  As instancing the exorbitant, nature  of tiie demands made hy the railway  promoters, the case of lhe Grand  Trunk Pacific may be taken as a fair  example. In the straitened financial  condition of the province, conditions  of which they were well aware, il  mighL have been supposed tbat such  demands would have been inciedible.  Let us suppose for a moment that it j 5  had been possible lo give this compiny j J  :i. an en.juirv is all I Ul" 1:l,,d 8W,,,U'il >������J������������'^.    Then, not  that   the'C������"tl?nl'  wi"1 tl,'lt'  aml knowinfe fllli \\  Another  Carload   of',  Furniture just arrived.  Carpels,   Linoleums,  Oilcloths, etc.   '  Sewing Machines.  Ilcinlznian Pianos  I R. KGWSGN a GO., FE2RKET0RE E-EALEEiS, E&BAIKERS  ;s5aazzEBSHts:zT>^fj:^'iMacj������ffiTfragM^  Cabinet Maki.-i:  VftticlctorUt^  Picture Framing:  Hollar per acre, vespecf i vely".    "  I   have  the honor to  be, sir.   your  obedient servant,  (Sgd.)    P'iiaxk "\V. Mttltt.r.,  Viee-Pres. and Gen. Man.  Victoria. .March 17, if!0.j.  Frank XV. Morse, E-tti., Vice-President  and     General     .Manager,     Grand  Trunk Pacific Railwa}', .Victoria:  Dear  Sir,--.-1  am   in receipt of your  favor  of   the fllh inst.. asking if   the  government would consider tbe advisability   of   introducing   a bill at  tbe  present   session   of     the     legislature  granting  to   tho  Grand Trunk Pacific  Railway company, certain concessions  stated in your letter.  1n   reply   I   would  state tliat.   this  question  has   been  placed before and  considered  by  the  executive council,  arid   the   decision 'arrived   at i.s that  your proposal  cannot  be entertained.  Yours truly,  (Sgd.) RrcrrARD .McBkidk,  Premier.  At Kdrnonton, Alta., .Mch. 20, '05.  Dear Mr. AlcBride���������f beg lo acknowledge your   letter of   March  17th, in  reply to mine of the Dili insl.., in which  I set forth the conditions under which  construction   of    the   Grand    Trunk  Pacific  in   Biitish Columbia might be  commenced   on  the Pacific coast., and  built Ihrough to tho east.  Note that the proposition is rejected  smoke and dust of parliamentary strife  luw somewhat cleared, in order that  the general public may definitely comprehend the exact present status of  thoir province in regard to railway j  development.  AVilh tlie first _sU������.i:p feeling of disappointment at the failure of the  negotiations looking towards railway  legislation, tliere arose a disposition���������  natural, perhaps, but in no way justi  fied hy the facts of the c.ise���������to blame  tiie Government for the deadlock  between thc high  contracting parties.  It is to be remembered, in considering the terms oll'ered by the various  railway promoters, that tbey regarded  the country as a desert which tlieir  projected line was to open up to settlement and consequent commerce.  The Government on the other hand,  is better informed as to the resources  of the land, knowing it to be an  immensely rich storehouse needing  only a door of communication with  the outer world. But it would bc by  no means tbe part of wisdom for the  Government to give two-thirds of this  wealth to those who opened the door.  The price was too high.  Butiin eomtneiKling Hie government  for   their   foresight   and  prudence in  refusing to  sacrifice  the country, il. is  not fair to  unduly blame the railway  folk for tlieir exorbitant demands. .All  tbey desire is to get as much  the  best  of tlie bargain a.s they possibly can, in  oider to make a good showing, a good  balance sheet, and   good dividends for  their   shareholdeis.      Anl   this   is   a  pr-r(e.cp.y     legitimate,'       business-like  point of  view on   their  part, and no  in in   who  has ever bought and   sold  in the markets of commerce to ever so'  trilling an   extent   has   any  right to  fling   a  stono at   them.     Business is  business.  Prom the very commencement of  the session ��������� aye, and long before  that���������the opposition liad consistently  maintained an attitude of motirico and  intimidation towards the government  with regard to railway legislation.. So  prononuced was this altitude both in  the House and out of il, that the railway lobbyist.1: were encouraged to  believe that tin; government did not  dare to close the session without l.ho  introduction oT some measure, of railway legislation, no ma Iter how unreasonable in character or oxoribitant  in demand. Thus (he opposition contributed in no small share to the deadlock finally ensiiingin Lhe negotiations.  Their attitude was wholly unnecessary.  well that the government had been It  forced to increa-e taxation on the 11!  individual in order to meet the increased burdens of administration,  the Grand Trunk Pacific people had  the immaculate nerve to demand in  addition - that these immense land  grants, if given, should be exempt  from taxation for a period of thirty  years.  Mr. Morse.on behalf of his company,  practically demanded that section 32  of the Land Act should be. repealed in  tlieir favor; that is to say that the  government should have no interests  in any of the townsites of the company in British Columbia. In other  words, the position of the Grand  Trunk Pacific was that they should  get everything they could from the  government, and shut oil tho province  from obtaining any direct benefits in  the shape of revenue in return.  The other railway propositions before the government were in practically the same strain.  It may ��������� he" well'to remark in conclusion that while the opposition,  their friends and newspapers, are  making a great outcry about the  lIlisence���������of~railway^legislation, those  outside of partizan politics are in a  position to prophesy, with a great,  possibility of accuracy, that the coming season will see more railway  construction than has "lieen done in  the past three years put together.  TheMaxintiiu Galusiiy.  -   a  EVERY VARIETY TO "SELECT FRO'I\I.\  ���������as  John E.:W@'@d.  RliVELSTOKIi,   I?  IM PESPLErS  FUKNETUKE STOKE  c . .  . ��������� .    .  "-W^WiiSi W^ tffKtTtK*s: ww ^f^rrs^^^i^^VK^v^^yv^riz^ thu-v  THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO,  LIMITED.  IMPORTRES   AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  Manufacturers  of Aerated Waters  BEVELSTOKE;    E.G.    '   '  ,  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LGHGEB  '.-���������..���������Free''' ".'V"  Save Yewr  EYES  beam in ation'  ^IrGUY BARBER;  -���������������JeweS fer,- Optician^  Notice.  J will mil l.e responsible for any  debt or debts contracted by Arthur  Williamson in' my name after this  date.  A. E. TJen.viso.v.  Revelstoke, R. fl.,  April 12th, 11)05.  holesale St SetasMsat Merdimt.  Fish ar������d Game in Season.  First Street,   -   SeVelstokeY B. O.  Notice.-  ,. jVroriibers of Knights of Pythias arc  requested to attend tho regular meeting on April 20t,h, Business of importance.  S. MoDokau),  K. of K. fiH.  by the executive council, which, I take I and was assumed for the most, obvious  TENDERS  For Station nnd Office Building at  Rovslstoko.  Ki.jilmt propn:uiI.s will ho n*e>>iv������<l nt tho Divi-  hI.hi.-iI Kniiliicfr's Ofliro. Vnm-inm.T, tintlt nnnn  Mnuilny, April ftllli, Iiy th.? ('nuniiiiui P.-ir-iflc ll.-i.il-  u-ji.v Omipnny, tin- tin: construct ion nt n stfttmn  nml r.llk-o linililini.' nt ll<!vi'ti.tnkt>���������iicrnnliiiir t.i  phi ns anil specith-.ifcions to hy hocii ;t|.,ihov<* ir.en-  linn.'.l iillin;, nr .-it tlio .Siiperinteiuloiifrt office at  UovclstnUo. Knvch.pn.s rontiiinini; prnpofitl?.  slmulil ho nuirkBtl "I'l-opnsitl for Hovelstoke  Stiitimi."  Tlm lowest or any tenilor not necessarily  accepted.  C. 15. CAHTWItlCiHT,  Division Engineer.  &Vi  C?  Dunns  Wholesale  ind Retail Dealers  PRIME  tfT*'TTT?������WT?T7^Bgai^!iaaUtiaa3-'av7'.-gSS  BEEF.     PORK. .WLTT0N     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  <wa..a������j^^������Jn.|..iM.u-jj^>jjJWl>.wlllulMI,l,4m  1J1' l|l������"J..������*. ���������'- ������������������ -ruetm.u.jK>^iiBii.-rBrr^l-yii&^rHxtuiltUMlt,. WW  8      REOI'EXIvD  REMODELED  ftlrs. ffloKltrlcU, R/lanageress.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.      .'-  Rates Moderate. ta^!^^i^^^^^^^^^^Si^^^i^^^f^������  TMBsfcbfeft.  trow ITo Spins IIU We'>-A stuity la Eiito  t.le-  lUuluS*/. *CO  AN you tel!   hny  the common spitt  er. spins his webl  The external   organs o������ the littli  -vro.'kmaii ��������� whal  we call the weaving   lingers ��������� iiri  at the lower enf  of   the   abdomen  These organs  an  generally   six   ir  '���������nimhcr.        The     three     pairs     aro  6lislitly     diCeient     in     shape    and  appearance.      Tho   central   pair   are  iraaller and rather drawn up.    Those-  on each side are jointed at two places,  ���������but the central pair are stiff.    All aro  exceedingly mobile, and can be folded  up 0.11 one another, reaching the 60urce  of the silk.   Here are the tubes wlierica  the  fibres are 'drawn,   but  these  aro  generally closed except when the spld.  er is   at work, when    they- are wido  open.  On each "field" ther*! are a'certain  number of bobbins, or tubes, divided  into two iparts, the lower of which tt  thicker and longer than the upper  These tubes are hollow, and serve as  ftytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty^ I "     ��������� ' *mci  Hot "'Efeglect  We have a large assortment of  Hoes, Hakes, Ktc, Ornamental  vanished Wire Mesh Fencing.  ���������^me  Garden  Tools, Spades,  Garden   Fencing,   Gal-  | Paints, Varnishes, Brushes  Whitewash Brushes and Crushes of all kinds.  Call and inspect bur now stock. c  sware Uompaffiy  tytytytytyty<M^ty^tytytytytyty���������*tytytytytytytyty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  KotU"j is hereby given that SOri&ys feftor Onto ,  I intend to upply to the Hunorriblc tlio Chief |  C'oiumissiom.r  of Loiuls mid  Works for per-1  mission to eut and carry away timber from tho  following deseribed lurnls   situate*!  in West  Kootenav district :  3. CommcuuJne nt a post planted on the  south side of Smith ereek about ���������!],������ miles from  tbe Columbia river and marked "K.J Johnson's north east corner posi, iJient e south H)  cliuins, thonco west 80 ehnlns. thenee lmrili 8u  chain-, thenee cast SU chains to the pointof  eommeneenieiit.  2. Coinniencinu' at a post planted on the  south side of .Smith ereek nbout Semites from  the t. olumbla river and marked "li. J. Johnson's north cast eurner rot," tJicuio south SC.  eliains, tiieuee we&t fcU chains, tt.enee north bO  chains, thenee east ������0 chains to tlie point of  eomineneemenf.  3.  NEWLY BUai  ������*>v\*a*vvw*>vwvwvvv*^^  s    ix) ans notaries    $  HAVE  IN ALL  PARTS OF THE CITY  INSURANCE  COMOX COAL  VVWVVV*%>VVV</*A-VWW*AA^ VWVWVVA*lVVVVVW*A**>*W^  delica-te conduits for tlie liquid, secretion produced b.v the glands, liiing-  lr.g it to the surface. These groups of  iiobbins are surrounded by hairs or  ibrist:es that play 6ome part la the  .-weaving of the web.  * The webs of the spider are of two  kinds���������vertical and horizontal snares.  Tliere are four.subdivisions oi the first  class���������the complete nets, tho sectional  net. the radial net and the partial net.  The network Itself is dlvded into a  central, space,"* spiral space and framework. The central epa'ce has three  distinct parts���������the centro (or nave),  tbe zone of defence and the open zone.  ��������� The nave is as large as the spread  - of the legs of the spider tbat wove tbe  web.   When the insect id on the watch  for    its prey it    ii*  almost    always  s-tietched.cut on this nave, where it  lies airtight. **A~careful examination  |  shows that the tips of the feet  are  twisted in .the net. and the least movement at any point Is immediately felt  *y the spider, whoss twist has tightened the thi ends, so tbat his sensitive  legs will feel the sl:ghtost touch.   Ter-  thaps the spider is also aided  in this  natural te'egrup-hing by tha Ijght fibre  that connects the nave 'with his own  ifcody.    At any rate, the chief object  of .this mode of construction seems to  ���������be that the  spider remains  attached  to his web, whether he be aftor his  ip'rey or leaves his.net for. a moment  to get ready for attacking an enemy,  or when, after a sortie, be -wishes to  return to the web.  I -The nave is woven either shut or  open. The weave covers it with irregular meshes, "across which -we can  generally see the prolongations of the  radial cords, forrai ���������? a zigzag. Tbe  closed nave le cove:'d with a woof of  closely netted wihit= silk; the open  save is generally found in horizontal  ffvebs.  I The zone of- defence- is' made up of  spiral lines, four to t������n in number, Immediately siirround'ng the nave. Tfcesa  spirals do not cross the radials at rijht  jjpngels, but are w.-iven round them  lengthwise at the points of crossing.  The open zone is that part of the central. space between the zone of cie-  fence_and_the_splrals;_it .consists���������of  Catch-Penny   Schemes.  The   following   is   culled   from  the  JMeclU'ine Ilat Nows ancl is worl hy of  note.     Tho  moral it. plain and should  need no comment on our p-.xvt :  April 17th, 1005.  To tho Kdilor :  Dear Sir.���������I ."am   surprised; at   tlie  way some of our merchants are gulled  by     tliu     catch-penny      adveitisiii}?  schemes   tbat   aro   now   nnd     again  spi ang on  our   town.      It is not long  since   wo   h.id an organ contest from  which I   don't   think   the  iJu.-ich.-mts  that   went  inlo  it derived any duect  benefit, while tbe  promote! s tool: out  of   tlie   town   two   or three  hundred  dollars.     Now   there   conies   along a  very   nica   young   lady   with a good  appearance,   plausible  s-toi-y, and  our  iiierciiunto   jump   nt    the  bait, which  consisted o������ one   piece of oilcloth, two  pieces "of .moulding   and oueJiook to  hang it up witli in a store.    Tlie pi-ice  per  space'was   five   dollars, and tbe  young   lady   sold   tliiily-iiiue,  which  amounts   lo   !?1!).j.     Tbo   amount' of  pi in ting and material   would cost her  i^uS. leaving   a   b iInure of .$15!), with  which sbe clop.irtod aftor tliree or four  d-iys' stay.     Vve have two wi 11 equipped   printing   offices   in   town, but I  doubt if  they were to to uroiin'd wiih  any such advertising scheme if  thoy  would get anyone to tnl-:e a since, but  let the E.Uanger come into town and  tho  iiioi chant*) fall  ovji* one another  to advert ise.      It  has been the cry bf  our merchants  that too much money  was being sent out of town to Eaton's  and Simpson's.    Now I think it would  be better if tbey would take a little of  that s.-inco   themselves and  do  their  own   advertising,   thus     setting     an  example to others to patronize home  industry.  A CITIZEN.  LEGAL  JOHN MAXXIXG SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  First Street  itevelstokc, B. C.  fJAKVEV, M'CAKTER i I'JNKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors ior Imperial Bank of Cnnatla.  Company funds to loan atS percent.  Fikst Street, Kevelstoke B. 0.  JJUG1IS. caylei-  Commcucing nt u post p'nntoil on thi  soulli si.loof Smith ereek uhout PA miles from  ihu Columbia river antl murkeil *'K. J..(film-  son's north cast cornei- post," thenee soutli SU  chains, thonce wost Mi ehuins, thenre north Si)  eliains, thenee cast SU ehuins to the point ot  commencement.  4. Commencini; nt a post pin mod on the  south side of Smith ereek ahout ii'A miles from  the Columbia river ami mark-u""!-:. J. Johnson's northeast corner post," thenee soiuli su  ehuins, thenee west SO ehuins, thence north su  chains, tlience cast SO cluiiiis to the point of  commencement.  5. Commencing at a post plnnted on the  soutli S'de ot Smith creek about li}.-: miles from  tlie Columbia river, anil marked "'K. J. Johnson's north east corner post," thcuec souths:  chains, Ihence west SU chains, thenee north SU  chnins, thence east SU chains to the point of  commencement.'.  0. Commencing' at a post planted on tho  soutli sideof Smith creek about ~A miles from  the Columbia rivor iind mnrked "Ji J. Johnson's norlh enst corner post," ihence south SU  chnins, thence west SU chnins, thence north SU  chains, thence east SU ehuins to the pointof  commencement.  7. Commencing at a post 'plnnted on the  sonth side of Smith ereek nbout '2lA miles from  the ...Columbia river and marked *"1������. J. Johnson's ^uth east cornor post," thonco north 40  chains, theuce westli>0 chnins, Ihence south 40  chains, thence east ]GU chnins'to the point bf  commencement. .���������'"'���������.-.:���������������������������.  8. "Commencing- of a' post nlantecl on the  south side of Smith creek -about IV, miles from  tlicColumbia river.nnd marked'"Ji. J.Johnson's south cast cornor.post,"' tlience north -to  chains, theuce west JG0 chnins. theuce soutii 40  chains, thence east 100 chains to the point of  commencement.. . . --  ��������� .9. Commenclne- lit n post planted on the  south sido of Smith creek about ay iniles from  the Columbia river and mnrked "IS. J. Johnson's south enst corner post,"-thence north 4u  chnins. thence west JOU chains, Ihence south 40  chains, thence eust J00 chains to the point of  commencement. ....  10 Commencing at a post planted on the  north sido of the uorth fork of Smith creek,  about OJrf miles from the Columbia river and  marked "E. J.'Johnson's south east corner,"  thence north SO chains, thence westSU chains,  thence south SU chains, tlience east 80 chains'  to the place of commencement. .., . '.'-' ���������::  : Dated Jlareh *tthj 1905. *"' :���������,���������'"���������;"  '    .ml'6:���������'������������������. *..":E. J.*JOHNSON  "TAKBR?������H!8E2EB  STR8SLY Hi,  -CLASS  First-lass   Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  Single ancl  Double Rigs   for   Hire   on   Reasonable  Terms.    Turned out  lean ancl Neat.  THE   BAR    IS  WITH BEST  SUPPLIED  BRANDS  WINES, Ugl'GSS MD CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - E. C.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest tho Market  affords,  J. Albert Stone.  best wihes, Liquon  Large, Light bedrooms,  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rale.  FIRST CLASS  S2   PER  DAV HGCJSE  Choice Brands of Kir.so, Liquors  ��������� and Cig-ars.  COMAPLIX  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Travellers to  Fish Creek'will find excellent accommodation at this  Hotel.  CHIEF   YOUNG.  Proprietor  J. LAUGHT0H, Prep.  First  Street.-.  .���������'���������A-   iBitrristcr'anil Solicitor   :  '.OFFICE���������Corner First Street and Boyle  ��������� t.     i   Avenue, Revelstoke, AB. C.'������������������'���������'  Dr.  Morrison  DENTIST -  Office���������Laurence  Hardware Co. Block���������Upstairs,  SOCIETIES.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1G5S.  Peqular meetings arc hold In the  Oddfellows Hall on iho Third Friday of each month, at S p m. .sharp.  Visiting hrethreircordinih*"invited  J a. Ai;III>O.N, \V. M  K. J. TAGGIiKT, Kcc.-Sec.  '.-..���������:-���������NO.riOJS., ������������������::���������*:  Noticc.Ms hereby given that thirty (SO)davs  after date J intend to make n'pplicntionto tho  , Chief Coniinissioner. of-Lnnds nnd Works for  perriiission ��������� to . lease'.the- lauds .hereinafter  | mentioned, viz.���������Commencing lit a post mark-  cd:>'.'Lloyd. A. I'lanly's.'.iiortli-. cast corner,"  planted-on :the ivest -hnuk of a small stream  iiOHiiifr into the.South Fork of the fraser  river from rthe. nortii east ata point about,  twenty iniles north westerly fromi'ete- Jauiie  Cache, tlience north westerly ���������;following,  the course of the vallev to n point situale  ,8000 chnins. in a direct line from.the starting  poin.1, thence in *n. south -westerly direction  14-10 chains, thence south casterlj-'aiO ehiiiii!=,  tlience * nortli-eastorly:yViHO 'ehaiiis, thence  south easlerl y. I olio wing: tho general courso of  the .valley 7i00';clinins;niore*-br less; theuce.  north '210 "chains niore or less to the^p6int;of  comiheiicement,- foi-::the. purpose--of^cutting  spurs,;timberor.luniher.i.'j.-;:,iAj:'Ji'':i-'r'���������'';^  ."yictbriai B.C.','13th/March, lOOSi  /:;:;'-inl(ri-trP2/^i:',  0*-iSa!a  FOR  ���������At a .Bargain if  So.'d  T.'jie  tiloatli���������  ONE RESIDENCE  In Central Part of tlio City, and One  Lot 50 x 100.  A GOOD RANCHE  So Acres, clohe lo town, 35 acres of  whicli can bc eabil}- cleared. Suitable for  Hav and Mixed 'F.-iriniiiy. Apply for  particular!, at HERALD Office.  Befon  %  K  a  %  x  HIT i(flt(  you  place your Order for a FalT Suit  Wc also carrv thc Best Lines" of Worsteds and Serges  in the maiket.     PRICE   RIGIIT !  Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed.  WE USE  TIIE UNION LABEL.  LI.OYD A. MASLY.  AAiSiyiy J;N������TipE.;, JJjSJy 'j.Ai  Notice is Jicroby^ given - that; thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the';Chict\i:oininissi<>ner  of Landsianil' Works' for: rx special liceiisc to cut  and carry away limber from ithe: following described landsin the West.Kooteiiay,district':     / :  '. .  ; "l.'Coihiiieiieing at a post; niarked"lC. -Mellean's:.  north east corher,'--aii(t planted on the west bank '  of' the; Columbia river, .opposite   the ���������:mouth of  lloMicircreek; thence south 80,chains, thence west'.  SO chains, theuce north. SO. ciiains,.thence east &0;  chaius.to.thc place of eoiiimeiieciiieiit.-,'.:, 'L-  2. Comhiencing at a post marked 'T'. ilcBear.;s  soulh-west corner, p.ist,".- an lv pl:i'ntud.-at tho side-  of Ilie.Hi.^ Heud trail about.5 m:tes north of :3>ow.-'  nie creek, thence uoith to chains, ihence, east sil  chains, thenee soutii .SO'chains, thenee West SO  cha'Ws to thc place of ciininien'cenicnt.. -r  .. *Ba<!'d..thislstday of.Aprii,1005. *     ':  KOOTENAY STAR, R. B.' P.  Tuesday 01" every month, In  Meets on  Firs  .O.O. F.Uall.  J. ACHESON.AV. P.  R. J. TAOUEUT, Sco.  Coid Rang-e. Lodge, K. ���������'of   P.,  No. 28, Rovelstoke, B. C.  nilEETS  EVERY   WEDNESDAY  hi   in   Oddfellows'   Hall  o'clock' -��������� Visiting  cordially invited.  at  S  Knights   are  iyAAiJJJ[SjKOTi(m.:AJiiSJjJ;M:  /rNoticd.f is ;l!ereby:';given. that' GOida'vs after  datel intend to apply to the Chief Commis-  .sioner- of -Lands and: Works foivj-'crhiissiori to  .purchase tlie.Iiilldwingidcseribedlaiids in the  ilistriet ofAYesriCobtenny: ��������� --'��������� --���������-���������/:'-������������������ A -  '.'Commencing, at-a'post' planted oif the oast  side .of-u the" Arro"ir)Jc-ad Branch, about::two  iniles west of stntioiint.Arrowlien'd.;and;mark-.  ed "\V. F. Ogilvie's-south" west: corner post/'  Ihehce.east-lOiChains,.thonce' north 40.chain.s.  thence west .10 chnins, thenee south 40 eliains  to: point of comnieucement.;- :>-.:- .-:.;:���������;-,:.;..,  :;;j3ated-28rd day of .Jauuary,'1005/;'-;;/'.tf-^';"'^'*;  '["-���������j-.sjS'.:Sj  iyJJJ'-.?iJriiuiiEi':  WHEN YOU WANT  B.'SCO.TT,   {i. C.  .'STEWA.'tT- ^^cDO^���������A'Ln, ir. of k. & s.  'Il.-'.-Ai'-HROW'.N', M. of F.  Gamp Mountain View, C. W. 0. VV.  Meets in Selkirk Hall every Second nnd  Fourth Fridnvof each month nt S p in Visiting Choppers cordially invited to attend.     ���������-  F.' If.  ���������ii: "w.  ���������BOUIiXE, Con.Com.  EDWA'ltBS, Clerk."  ��������� Jjotfilng.tiut'radials,  ' Th central space probably serves as  (protective, works. . No part of it contains any of the vi'pcous bulbs, so that  .tiie sp.'dcr can moye freely all around  bis centre of operations .-without running nny risk of leins caught in his  own net, though at the emie time lie  can catch no prey in this part of the  .���������web.  .   'In -weaving his web the flrst thread  th'at the spider apin^-is ihe frame. To  do this the intcct crawls over the Objects on which he  wishes to sp: end his  ���������Feb;  he drags the fibre behind him,  attaching, it to the    surface   of   the  Ihings by pressure oi the thread ducts.  XVhen these are oprned, provided, a&  they are, witir-htiudreds of little bobbins, the threads e'ick,to the surface  at once and harden.   Then the spider  presses his weaving ilngJis together,  nnd the numerous fibres are twisted su  as to fonm a single "trong thread.  '   The   spider "sometimes makes   t.he  frame in another way, utilizing the air  and its currents.   We often seo webs  epready betwenp  v������*y distant points,  end where it was certainly Impossible  for the Insect to crawl from one to tha  other point. .In some instances theso  points are thirty oi- forty feet apart,  (the   threads   of tho   frame   crcssliifj  o-oa'ds  or    little po.-il3    of water.    It  (would  have  been  impossible  for tho  spider to cross the road or the waicr  without finding:   -insisrmounitnbln    ob-  *tacles If the insec-'. bad crawled.   He  ahas availed  himteif of air    currents  for stretching thc fraime of thp web.  One observer Bays that ho has often  seen  spiders liorr0 to their work  by  /currents or air, and that after laying  ithe frame the spider walks oh  lt to  ���������weave tho other threads and rndlalg.  fThe spider set-nm to attach grout l.m-  .'portanco to the threads of tho frame,  jtreauently using   thcm for tiio   cun- *  (btructlon   of new wsbs;    but If   tlio  (threads of the frame nre destroyed the  position of the new web Is altered. The  Advertise in The Herald,  ap!3 ���������  Jl. JleDE.V:,-.  ��������� NOTICE.  Xt.lice is hcichy irlion that thirty days after  it.ire t intend to-nppij~to the Chief Coniiui-=ioncr  of J.aiulM and M*oiks for a .-pcci.-.l lie n^e to cut  ..ud entry away tiiuher from the following dc-  >crthed lands in the Wost Kootenny district:  1.' Coininciiciti^at a post n-arked ".M. .T. Par-  ���������nirs south west corner post" and planted at  alxmb one aud onc-foiirlli utiles from the inouth  cf lloldich creek ami on the cuslli.nik of said  cie;ik, thence north liiu chains, thence ci'St. 40  L-lains, thtnee'south 100 chains, theuce west 4t>  chains to thc place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post iiiarked "M. ,1. Pardon's south cist comer jiost" and plnnud at  ahout otic nnd nnc-fnurth miles '10111 the mouth  i.f lloldich creek and on ihu cast haul: of said  cieek, thence nnrth 100 ciiains, thence went 40  chains, thence south 100 chains, thence east40  ciiains to the place uf commencements  Daled this 1st dny of April, lOO.-i.  apl3  M. X PAHSON.  NOTICK.  Notice is licrchy itiven that thirty days after  date T iuU-lld to"apply to the Chief Cominis^ii,n^r  of Lands 11 ud Wnr,.i for n special license to cut  and carry txivrty t mher from the following, desciilied lands in Wcdt Kootenny distrii t:  1. .Cniiiiiieiicinu at a. post marked "O. D. Ifoar'������  soutli west corner post" aud planted on the south  hauk of Coldstream, about <J2 miles above the  month of frencii ��������� creek: thence north 40 ciiains,  thence east 100 cluiiiis. thcuco south 40 chaius,  thence west'100 ciiains to the point of comvienee-  ment.  2; Commencing nt a, post, mnikcd "O. D. Hoar's  north wcsl corner po?t" and planted on the south  lank of. O ddstrcaui ahout 1-2 miles' ahove tli^  mouth of French creek; thence south 40 chaiiis,  theuce east 100 chains, thence north 40 chnins.  tlience west 100 chains to the point of, commence  moot.  Hated 1st April, 100!*.  apt:! O. 11. IIOAIt.  Cancellation of Reserve  NOTICK IS���������'���������JIBREnY GIVEN that the reservation cst-iU'i-hed in pur.uaucj of the piovi-,i.>ns  of the -1 Cniii'.ubl.-i and Western llailway Jsiih.sidv  Acr. i������00," not:.-,.- of \ih:t.li v.ere published in II..*  i:.-,ti*h Coluiui.i.t Gaiette and i.utcd 7ih .\Tav,  ISS0, ;.:id Sth .lune, 1M0, respectively, are hereljv  caocilkd.  ���������Orov,-:i lands situated v. ithln-ihe arca'dubraced  by the said reservation -will be npc'n to sale,  -.ettirmei,;, Ictse nn.l other disposition, under the  pi-.i isloiu ..f the ������������������I.fin.i Act."tuii-e uioiit.'M nfter  the date of tin'tlrat'publication of this notice in  tlie Jlritiah Cohipibia f;,i/.ctte: pro*i.led, however,  that 111 all c.i-*cs w herr lnn-li are snid, pre-empted,  leased or otherwise alienated by tiie (lovcrmiicnb  and are subsequently f'.iiiul upon Ilie siii-vcy of the  Coluinbla an i Western Railway Con'ipun.v'.s  blocks, to lie wholly or in part within such blocks,  then the persons ������o ncoiiiring such lands shall  acquire their title thereto fronr the ltailivcv  Comuany, who have agreed'to deal with such  purchasers, pie-o:..ptor-������, le.ws, etc., on the sttiiu  terms and ciu.ditions as the Oovcrnment -would  under the provisions of the " Lainl Act," except  in respect to timl>.*r lands on the Company's  blocks, whicli shall be subject to the regulations  i.vjcd hy the C'.������mpan\ u-l.-iti*e to tho cutting of  timber on tlie Columbia and Western lt,nh-,av  r.and Grant  ,W.'S. GOR1-:,  Peputy Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Land- ...ad Work-, Iiepartmei.l,  Victoria, II. C, 2ord February  yJJJyS;[y[[^oTiGE.y:jA-j^  ������������������*'*.Notice;: is .hereby���������' pveri: that 00 davs7'aftcr  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and .Works:for permission to  purchase thefollowing described landsin the  district of Wist Kootenay: - .. t i- -���������'..,. . ;.  ������������������- Commencing- at.a post planted on theeast  side of the Arrowhend Brnnoh,'nbout 2J^iniles  west of Arrowhead .'slatiou'and marked "A.  .lohnsou'ssouth west corner post,".thence cost  40 chains,.tbence liorth 40 chains, thence west  40 chains, tlience soutii 40 chains to Dlace of  commencement.;.: ii:i.-i-AA:A.A:,"-i'Ai - ��������� :': :������������������  -Dated ?rd ilny of February; 1003. ,/'   "J'-'-i'AA  'iy[SiiS:-:':['y-y[-y''S/^  NIGHT OR DAY  RING  UP  I   Q, A. SOOTT,-    -      iVIacksnsie Avenue jjj  3;lS!:;iH:f^'������J:^.:;���������K���������s;���������x���������:*������w������wa^:;���������:^&"S4:������w^^s^  ^<VVVVV������>VV^VViA^VVV*������iiV^*V������V-V\^^  e  STAND AT'UNION HOTEL  tlm* M. 'McCallum  HOBSON  ���������: /SiJii JSiVCiTlCESAS-AyiAi Si/'  '������������������'��������� -Nollce'ishereby Kivcn'thht'thirty dnvs after  date I. a*- transferee from It. T.Uint;lish,'ihtciid  to ^Hpply to lhc (Jhiel C'oininissioiier of Lands  and Works forr a- special license to cut.and  carry away limber from' the following describ-  ed.lands in-Liliooet district, B. C.:.:..  -Coinmenelny at a po?t plnnted 011 the east  bank, of Upi.cr.'Ai'ams river, about .Oniilcs  from the head of Adums laku unci marked .'Jl.  1'. Kiijilish's sout.!i,west- corner post," thcuco  nortli'Mi chains, ilidncc enst SO chiiiiis," tlience  south fco chains, thence west 80 ehainsto lhe  poi.atofrCoiiimehceineiitr=^������������������-..,*."/'" ;" "*  Haled this 4th JIarch, 1003. V  *  mch 9; -.'-. J.A: jrcCipLDllICIv.  , Yes, that reminds mc that I did not send  that order of Printing I was intending' to. Now  here I am ourof-Bifi Heads, Letter Heads and  in fact everything.     It would not look business-  my letters on Wrapping Paper.  Never let your Stationery run out.  like forme to write  MOTTO,:  mu printing n  I At m ode rate Prices.  No. 1.MII.  CJiRTIl'ICATK OF  TIDi   ItEOISTKATION" OF  AN JiXTHA-ntOVlXOIAL COMPANY.  "CO-VIMNIKS acT, 1807.'  1WJ.1.    ni2-:  NOTICii;,  Notice  is  hereby  date I iniend 10 np  si.nc.r of Lamls and  NOTICR.  tlven  that no dnvs afler  ly 10 the Chief 1 ommis  , ....        "orks f.ir 1 erinls-ion to  purehuie ihe foi.owinK de-enbed lauds In the  Di=iriei of West \ootenay:  C'nmmenrlnfr at a post marked "Pobort  ArtnstroiiK's south west corner post," situated  half a mile can of o s. McCnrtcr'* -outh west  po-t.'ituaied on th������ eust siau i,f the Arrowhead dranch about PA uiiiei. ue*tcf thu station 01 Arrowhead, ihcnec 40 chains cn������t  thence thi-Imc* north, theuce lOthalns west  Ihi*iire4u chains south to place ol eoinmeuec-  Uatcd Fell. 2.1rd, 1305.  mch 2 GOil  I*"0"TrCr;  N. tire   i*   hcvlij  have fubmitted t'"  Notice is  hereby  piven   that, thirty .1>--. 1 aftct  duto 1 Intend I" apply to tho  I'llicf r,,in,iii^u<'iii������i-1 Council   .1   propo.,-1 umler the pin\  of l.unds and Wurl:-) for a. siutI;.! Ii-.-.'iwe  Incut [ Ku^r-  and   M1..111.-.   Act   ft.r   the  ami carry a.vay timber from the tnllouin^ described IniuU in We.,t Kootenay district:  1. (.'Jonimciicin^ ata post marked "l;. \\ nol-ey'������  soutii west.cruel- ]iost" and planted on the north  side of llcddsti-citm about ten miles al'.iie I r.-u.-h  creek, theuce north SO' clriins, then -e e.st ;>-..  chnins, llienco soutii 80 citain.i. thenee wc^t ������0  chaius to the point of coiuiKCucucumt.  '2. Coninienefni;at. n. post marked '-K. Wnolscy's  ninth west corner post" and planted 011 the ne-r'th  bank ot t!ol<).,trcum about ten miles nbove the  month of: I-'i-iiiieh i-reek, thencu south ���������;.) chains,  llienco east 100 chains, Uiencq mirth 40 cliauis,  tliciico west 1UU cliainato point of commence*  nienl. ���������   ' ���������   ��������� ���������������������������������������������'.  Dittoillhl.s 1st day ot April,-lOOiji-    ...  U|)13  13. WOOLSEY.  c.ieil  tY.it  the lllidcrsigncr;  the I.ioutcnant-GnMM-noi ,11  ions of the  le.1r.11s mil  rentoMtil of obstru'tloii������ fioin .11..-quito Un ck  lK't-->t.ei' Arro..- Lake and .Mo.-ij.iiro I������'il,c, \\tst  K...oteiiay, nn.i for makinp; the num.. (it forr.-ift-  tuc iir.d driving: tlu-.rcon Jo^.', tanber, litutbcr. rafts  .\iit crafts, cud for ereeth:;* and I'laintainJmt  Ikwiii.- for hob Inn, >ortinit and <'��������� Ijtvnni: p.e- and  I Inili. I bro.n;ht tio^n sai I riici .in I for .-ilt.-u-Wii:  iMM.n.^ti *,hc shores of sAi'l mi L ainU.u,l Am.\  Li\ke fur -said purposes.  lhc land4 to be affected by said work arc Lots  STJ ami SKI in Group One on the official plan of  Iveotcnay District and Crown lauds.  Thc rate of lolls proposed l" bc charged are  such ns may 1������ fixed by thc Judgo of thc County  Couit of Kooteiiiv.      . .  .Baled February Sth, 10OJ. .A HOUSE���������Prico $2,750.    Ill   heart  THE YALE COLUMBIA LUJIBEll Company,   of city.  Can be bought on easy terms,  feb-io eo.i limited.       Apply Hekald Oiflue.  I hereby certify that the "Airicrl.-an Minlnc  Comonny." has lliis (Inv beeh'reKistered asan  ICxtra-f'rovIncinl Conii'aiiy under the .-Companies Act, 1S������7," to carry nut oreffeet all or  any of the objects of thc Company to which  ihe legislative nuthorltv of the Legislature of  llritish Columbia extends.  ���������The hcafl ollice of the coinpanj-ls situate in  Union Ulock. Meridan Street iu the.City of  Anderson, State ofliidinna U. S. A.  The aniouut ot, the capital of' the (Joinjinny  isl--ilty Thousand :Hollars, divided Into Five  Thousand Shares of Ten Dollars each.  The head olllco of the company in 'thin province, is .sltiiate'in Imperial Hank Block, in tbe  city oi ltevelstoke, and (loorneSmith Mudirlcr,  oarristei-a't-law, whose address is thc same,.is  the.aitomey for the company.  'The ti'ineof lhc existence of the company is  Fifty years, from lhc "0th day of January, IUU5,  and the company is limited.  (liven under .my: hand and seal of ofllce at  Victoria, 1'rovluce of llritish Columbia, this  twentv-thlr.l dayol .March, one thousand nine  hundred uud live.  [L.s.| S. Y. WOOTTON.  Itcgistrar of Joint Stock Companies  The object for \vhieh lho oompnny has been  established and registered is Mining.       m30d  BAKEHS AHD CONFECTIONERS  Fresh and Cninplulu Lino of'Orocorie?.  C9e������f3eoo*iecct0������co������iO0������������������������������  FAHGY CAKES  .  Mid CDHFEGTJDf������ERy  ff- vnn  want  t.he  above wc  can  ,   supply you with anything iu this  lino.,  THY OUR  wiioi.r.so.Mi.;  White and Brov/n Bread :  Scenes and Busas  >*���������������������������' iVOTfCB.  Notice is hereby iri vim that CO davs after  dnte I intend lo apply tn the chief Commissioner of Lands and ��������� Works for permission lo  purchase Uie following described lands iu the  District of llc-l Kootenny:  Coinmcncinu' at a po.st plnnted on the rust  side of the .Wronhend liranch about lUmilcs  wc?t of Arniwiica-l station, and marked "0.  S Mc n-lo-'s souih uc-i corner post," thence  ea^t Id i-Sjh:n-, tbence north 10 chains, ihence  west 40 (dialns. thence south-10 chains lo point  of commencement.  Iiated aird day of January, 1905.  U. B. McCARTE2.  For Sale  Ilances nnd Viiwilo Rulics Catered To.  Full Stock of Ivxccllenl Candies.  A. E.  BEEMftiSON,  aiuekonzui Avuiniu.  Jas. I. "Woodrow  UTCHSR  Retail Dealer in���������  Bee ijPo"f 1<7_  Mutton, Etc,  Fish and Came in Season....  Corner Douglas  tCIne Streets  All orders promptly filled  PELLEV/-HAF.VEY,  BYAHT & OllMMl  Mining Engineers '���������  and Assayers, \  VANCOUVKIt, B.C.      Established ISOO |  ASSAY WCRK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  M. W. Edv/as-css,  Taxidermist.  DEKR    MKADS,    HIKDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE,  ANIMALS  B.*C  NOTi^  I IUL.  Notice Is hereby i:Ivon thnt Iho partnership  Iierolofore subslsiii-i.' between Henry.1. Itourne  and Krank II. lu urnc under the mime ol  ���������MSourne Bros.", r.s merchants,was dissolved  on the llth dav of Mnich, inst..  All  ��������� ���������  to he .  claims   a^uliist   th"   snid  partnership will be  settled by the said Frank II. Ronnie.  The business lu future will he carried on  under the name of "lioiirno Bros" with  Frank II. ISourno as sole member of the firm.  Daled ut llevelsloke, Jl. C, this ffilrd day of  March, A. I)., 1������05.  I debts owing lo the said partnership nre  paid to the si :.l Frank 11. Bonnie and all  Tests made nn to S.COOlbs.  A specialty made of -.-becking Smelter  I'ulps.  Samples from the Interior hy mail or  express proiiijilly attended to.  Correspondence .solicited.!  VANCOUVER, B. C.  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  m30lt  FBANK II. BOURNE.  Trade Mark3  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Aurono ���������onrtlns a fkctch and description may  quli kly nsceriaiu our opinion free trliethpr an  Invention Is prnbntily patontr.hle. Communications strictly comldentlal. HAN0S00K on Patents  sent free, (ildest nt'ency for nccurlnp patents.  Patents taken turouult Munn & Co. receive  - rprciat notice, without charge, Inthe  cienfiffc Jfmericmt  A hnndsonifily Hhi!������trnt*������<J wccfclj-. I-nnrest circulation of uny pr.ientitln Journal. Terms. f3 a  yenr; four months, $L Sold by all Tieifsdealers.  MUNN &Go.36,B���������d������������* New York  Branch OIBco. C2S F Bt, Wajhlogtoo, D. C. _  VICTORIA,  SHORTHAND  TYPE WRITING  TELEGRAPHING  BOOKKEEPING  PENMANSHIP  A thnroiith liijxineM training.   Arrange*  MORTON PRINTZ, Irillcil)lI  IteieUtoLe C<irreH]ioiidtni: .Si^n tary  C   8. DENT  Gait Coal!  Ts tinsiirpiissL'.l for all domestic purposes. 11 is clean,  liui-ns lo a fine n.sli, no waste.  Vou can uso it. in your wood  hiinu-7* cook stove with satisfaction. It is mucli cheaper  than wood. 'J'ry a ton and lie  convinced. PJUCKS OX AP-  PLICATJOX.  J. C. Hutchison,   -   Agent  Wood for Sale.  Having    established   a   permanent  wood yard, the citizens can depend on, ���������  getting first class dry   wood   at   all  times.  ROBERT SAMSON. I  S*  I  sysjsae.  s 0R~  ? A   SECRET   REVEALED ������  *>t~i--t������-,":--'ri-'M~i--M-~iri..i^  were a    thief  or  a murderer because! .side,     but  Dinning  Seymour  to     the  he married me." I ground with the other* '  Itoyco  strode   to   her   side,   but   slio!     "Forgive     ine,   mother,"   he     snid  put out her hand to  keep  him  olT.    j hoarsely.    "lie is my brother.   I for-  l got! Mut���������but my powers of endur-  I mice are post. Vor God's sake take  ' hiin away, l.t-avo us in pence, moth-  [ er!"  j     She  CHAPTKR  XVIII.  "Madge must come buck with me,  because she  is my   wife!"  Tlie words so quietly, resolutely  spoken produced an effect beyond the  power  of  description.  The countess looked at him for a  momont as if she had not lieard  him. Then her proud face grew set  aud rigid and her lips formed tlie  words "Vour wife���������your wile!"  the I one one uses when one- sp  of death.  A  lips,  put  the  the  hot  her  And  Tho  countess  drew   hcr  clunk   round  her with a faint shudder,  "let  us  go."   she said.    '-Irene!"  "Not���������not   like  lliis,   uuidam.      Not  without   one   word  of���������of  forgiveness  and  kindness "  I'oyco   heard   the   whisper  and     his  lips  quivered.    Madge  too   heard     it,  ami   hcr  eyes   rested   for   a     moment  on  the speaker's white fuco.  "What can   I  say?    IIow can  I   piv-  tUsitend   to   forgive?"  snid   tlie  countess  j hoarsely.    "I     cannot    forgive.       lie  faint   low   cry   rose   from   Ii-cm'b   litis   put   himself   outside   tho  pale   of  and  slie  staggered  slightly  ami   oven    a    mother'-*   forbearance.       His  Muni oil  in !  lookod  strange look.  "Ves, ho is  said. "It was  She struggled  she paused the  solution   flashed  at   him    steadily���������a  your brother,"     she  he   who   forgot, that.'  for breath, and,     as  light  of a strong rein lier eyes.      "Vou  nsk  me  to  leave you.  desire  to come back?  Have you  no  Do  you     wish  of  face  and  the  uttered a cry.   too,   but it  of     victory  and   triumph.  hi'-r  hand  against   the   trunk     u. j  tree  near  her  as   if  dazed;     then:  blood  rushed   to  her face as    the  lire of shame coursed through all;  veins.    His   wife!   Roycc's    wile! >  she,     Irene,   had  come afler    a'  man   who  was already  married!  The     crimson   blood' left  her  slowly,   left  it  white  as .marble,  she stood    almost    as  rigid  as  countess.  Seymour  was  a   cry  and as he looked from ono. to tlio  other a smile of malignant, .satisfaction gleamed in his pale oyes and  curved his  thin. lips.  And Madgo! If she had not loved  Koyce before she would hnve loved  him then as he stood upright as a  dart, his head thrown back, his handsome face full of dignity which is a  brave man's glorious crown. Slowly  she drew nearer to him until her  head touched his shoulder, her bosom  heaving, her downcast eyes glowing  w-ith passionate love, trti'd admiration,  and  devotion.  He put his arm round her and  pressed her to him, ^supporting her.  Itis eyes wore fixed on tlio countess,  but he could see Irene as she stood  where she half-leaned against thc  tree: of Seymour he took no notice  whatever.  "Vour wife?    Are you���������mad?"  "No.   mother.  J  am not. mad.     She  is my  wife.    We were married    lo-dny  this   morning."  The counless shuddered ami put  her hand to her heart.  "Oh, Cod. I om punished! I am  .punished!" broke from hor'trembling  l.if.s inaudibly.  -������������������My  poor Uoyce!"   began   Seymour  in     a" half-contemptuous,   half-pitying!  tone,  but  Itoyco turned  his-eyes upon  him  and  there  was something  in   the  glance    that    silenced ..'Seymour     in-j  stent ly. |  "J   am  sorry  you  have come   here, ���������  mother.    It will  lie better for you  to  go���������all   of  yo",  and  at  once."  "Ves," snid Seymour with a sneer.  "He  is  right.    We  are  sadly  de  ti'Op  here,     madam,"  anil  he took  a  step  forward  and   offered  his arm.  "Why���������why  did you  do  this?"  " Hernuse    I"   loved   her."   he     said.  Irene's   lips  quivered,   and   hcr     head  dropped   lower.    The   countess   looked  at    him" with  mingled   unbelief  horror.    "Vou���������love'd  her;   this  gypsy  girl?    Vou,   Koyce  I-nndoii,   my    sun.  loved hcr well 'enough  to���������marry hcr?  Jt  is  impossible!"  Il is true. You do not know her  or you would not be surprised,  mother. And���������and forgive���������but you  forget. It is of my wife you are  speaking!"  'ilie countess put hcr hand to hor  lips with, 'a despairing gesture that  was absolutely piteous.  "Ve>*.  I had  forgotten!"  sho    snid  hoarsely.    "I     had     forgotten      that,  though you  are a  son  of mine,     no  degradation  is too  deep for vou."  ���������"'Mother!"  "I came." she went on. "to tell  you that lhe past should bo forgiven  lhat I would take you back as if j  nothing had happened, thnt an lion-'  oralilc career w������s again open to you!  I came loo lale. Ves. twill go.  Whnt else can 1 do but leave you in  your humiliation? What else? Ah,  ^merw-nxitr^eiHe?'" -^--���������_.       -^-  ������������������ljuile right, madam." snid Sey-  mo-;r'in an undertone. "The sooner  wc leave Uoyce and his people tlio  bet :,.���������:-.    We  must  wife! Married to a common gypsy  girl! lie, a Iaindon���������my son! There  is no forgiveness, no hope. He is  lost to me, tho world, forever und  ever!"  ,Roycc's face paled.  "Vou arc cruel.' mother," ��������� he said,  "and unjust. If I am lost to. you,  I. was lost the hour you turned me  from your door. As to tho world���������  yoir world���������I cure nothing for it. I  have dono with it, have left it forever. This is my . world, -these'are  iny people, and," he drew Madge  closer to him, "this is my wife. All  is said in that. It would but anger  you if I added that I am happy,  happier than I deserve to be. Ves,  best go and leave mc. mother; o.'ir  paths are not likely to cross again."  Thc countess looked at him, a long  look of mingled despair and lovo���������  the look a mother fasts on ihe dead  face of a beloved chiliJ���������than she  turned  away. J  As   she  did    so,     in  a   voice    that  thrilled  them all,  Madge sa'i'd:  "Stay!"  The countess stopped and looked  over her shoulder reluctantly, with  tho repugauce with wliich one glnnces  at something hateful and loathsome.  Madge put Roycc's ami from her  nnd came ai step forward. Her face  .was white, her hands clasped tightly  liut the ]fght,:.of .supreme resolution  shone in her dark eyes.  "Wait!" she said, tind her voice,  low and clear, trembled as if speech  wore an effort. "Do not go. I���������T  have listened and���������I understand. I  havo something  lo say."  "Madge," snid Royce, but sho put  out lier liuml as if to " implore his  silence, and his permission for hollo speak.  "This���������this gentleman," she said,  struggling with her voice. "I found  him badly hurt on the Cumberland _  Common weeks ago," she put herl f"'olj"-  hand to hcr head as if to remember  how long since, "���������we��������� thought he*  would die!       We  nursed   hiin���������one     of  my   people "  "Sol"   said   Royce     gravely.       "It  was she,  my wife.    Hut for hcr "  Mndge turned an imploring glanco  on him.  "Wlien lie got bettor we thought  he would leavo tis. 1���������I wanted him  to go. Why sliould he stay? We  and ! know that he wns a gentleman, and  that we wore not Tit for him to live  among. But ho was alono and unhappy! His people���������you!���������had cast  him off and disowned him. He told  ine so himself, and���������he stayed. I���������wc  ���������knew nothing about him; we did  not want to know. Tic became one  of us, and���������was unhappy no longer."  She paused, "and pressed her hand  to hcr heaving bosom, as if to still  the throbbing of her heart.  "It Is true that I am hin wife."  she went on in a lower voice, looking straight before her. "He says  that he loves me. He���������and God���������  know how  Clove him!"  Uev voice broke, but she recovered  command of it . in a moment ami  continued:  "This morning���������until now���������r did  not know who he was. excepting that  he was a gentleman*. You tell me  to-night that you are a great.lady,  thnt ho is a great gentleman, your  son.    T am sorry!"  I.Tor���������lips'-tiiii-v-^Fp'dr^ar.d���������she=['>t*eS5ct  here,   and  that    it   is  pl.ice or scaic for her.  th. m  together  to still  them.  "I    knew    that   it  wa.s  wrong���������outmarriage.    I   snid  so!   I   told   him   so  not forget  Ireno  is! all along,   but.  I did  not know    how  not   a     proper! wrung   it    wns    till   now,  you all npoak  to him as  now  if���������as  that  f   he  Drowsiness    After  A Persistent Symptom of Nervous Dyspepsia���������Cure is Obtained by Use of  DR.    CHASE'S    NERVE  her  ino-  ohly  j to  part  with  mu here, your  mother,  forever?"  Koyce wiped tho sweat from his  brow,  and liis  face grew  white.  "I have always loved you, mother,  you know," lu- said, hoarse with a  strong mail's emotion.  "Ves, I know," she said in a voice  strained witli an unnatural calmness.  "Vou have been my best loved son.  Do you think wo can part forever?"  "We  must,   mother,"   he said,   and  he  drew   Madgo   to   him.    "I   cannot  leave  my  wife.   For  Clod's sake  ond  this!    I  can  bear no moro!"  "X am going," sho said. '  "No, no!" wailed Madgo. "Vou  shall not go without him!." and sho  put her hands on itoyco's breast to  force him  from  her.  The countess looked from one to  tlic other. At that moment a low  voice, tremulous anil sobbing, murmured:  "Whom God- hath joined together  let ho man put asunder."  Tho counless started and pressed  hor hand to her bosom, ns if the  shaft sent by that gentle hand hatl  struck home; then she raised her head  and looVed straight lit''Sludge, as if  forcing herself to  do so.  "She is right," sho said, "Whor.i  God hath joined���������-"  Sho paused,  as if struggling     with  hor pride  and   repugnance.  "Come to me,"  sho snid.  Madge shrank  back   ami  clung     to  Royce,   and     Seymour   started     and  flushed angrily.  "Go, Madge," whispered Royce,  and he led her to his mother.  The countess took her hand and  looked at her penetratingly, and  Mndge, as if she felt the gaze as a  challenge, raised her oyos and met it  steadily, though modestly.  "My son tells me that you saved  his life, thnt he. has married you because he loves yoiu I would have  given my life to have prevented it,  but it is too late now. Most mothers  placed ns I am placed .'would have  cast him off forever and left him to  roup thc harvest of his folly. Hut  I will not do this. I am his mother  still, and I will help him bear the  burden he has taken upon him. He  shall .return 'to .riic, and he shall  bring" yon, his wifo, with him!"  I To  be  Conlimied.)  Jinny n sufferer from chronic dyspepsia dales his nilmcnl from thc  time he bcean to feel "drow.siiu.ti.s  after  meuls."  The blood is weak, and there1 is  not sitillcicnt. newe force to carry on  tbe work of digestion and supply  the vital force required for mental  and  physical   activity.  Headache. dizzy spells, defective  mi-inory, inability to concentrate the  mind, brain fag. irritability of temper, nervousness and sleeplessness  are  the resulting  symptoms.  Owing to defective digestion tho  body is not deriving proper nourishment from the food, ami some other  method of obtaining strength must  fie employed.  In Dr. Chase's Nerve Vood the  must effective blood-building and  nerve restoring elerur-nts of nature  are contained in condensed form, so  ns lo be easily token into the blood.  Under this treat ment you soon find  that the appetite is sharpened, digestion Improved, ond the vitality  of mind  and   bodv  greatly   incieased.  It  takes    time to   thoroughly   curo  dyspepsia and iim nernitiH'innying;  symptoms, but you ca:i bu certain  that each dose of Dr. Chase's Nerve  Vood is of some benefit to you. and  thai, (he euro will bo complt-t.- anil  lasting.  *Mr. .1. A. Oibbs. 80 Tom Street.  Hamilton. ' Ont., writes:���������"My pn'n-  cipnl trouble was indigestion, aim I ns  a result my appetite was poor and  I was tjitito nervous. Vrecpienlly in  thn morning severe dizzy spells  would come ovor mo nml in irinn.v  ways f felt Hint f wns not at all  Well. The use of Dr. Chase's NTorvo  Food has changed ali this and my  digestion is now such that I can  eat almost anything. My appetite  is good, my nervous aysttnn scents l.o  bo stronger and I do not know what  it i.s to have tho spells of weakness  and diz./.iness como over me. I can  strongly recommend fir. Chase's*  Nerve  Food."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, !i0 cents n  box, at nil dealers, or Kdmanson,  Hates <fc Company, Toronto. Portrait and ^ignnt.iire of Dr. A. W.  Chase, the famous' receipt book author, ������r- on every  box.  "1 nm only a gypsy girl���������a common girl, as you saitl���������but I understand what you mean. Vou mean  thnt I am not fit to be liis wife, not  lit to be your daughter, that I  should���������that I do now���������shame and  disgrace  liim.    It.  i.s  true "  "Mndge!"  broke from  Royco.  "Vou sny thnt ho bus ruined himself by marrying me. It is truo. I  am sorry, sorry! I would give up my  life to bo this niorning as I was yesterday. I wish I had died tho night  I found him on the common! Ah,  if 1 hail only died? Vou say nothing can be done, that it is too late,  and you arc going lo leave him;  liut 1 say it is not too Into, that ho  Can go back wilh you���������hack to hi.s  own people."  The countess eyed her stonily,  .scornfully, from under hor half-lowered  lids.  "He can go back," paid oil Madge.  "No one in camp knows that we are  married, no one but ourselves and  you. liel him go hack and keep the  secret from the world. Perhaps,"  her voice faltered, "perhaps (hoy can  iiiimarry us, divorce us. I do not  know, 1 am only a common, ignorant- gypsy. If thoy can, I am willing. He shall go,away with you,  and I will stay hero!"  "Madge, Madge!" exclaimed Royco,  his voice choking.  She utterly disregarded him. The  lire of her self-sacrifice glowed in her  eyes.  "t will stay here among my own  people. I will never claim him, never tell a living- soul that I am his  'wife.    I  will  swear   it!"  She raised hor hand, and it,: and  the,shapely arm���������tho arm ofoa Greek  g-oodncsn���������shone in .the .moonlight  that fcU in a placid flood upon the  white,  lovely  face.  "I swear that never while I live  will I mention his name, or seek him  or speak to him if I.meet him. I  give hini back to you."  Her voice ceased. A profound silence fell upon tlio group as it stood  motionless, struck to stone by tho  words.  The countess breathed hard, then  shrank back suddenly,' for Madge  with a gesture and movement, full of  imploring despair' approached her,  and, kneeling at her feet, caught her.'j  dress.  "See, madam," she panted, "I���������I  nm doing all I can. Have���������havo pity-  on liim, and forgive him! It wtis all  my fault! ..Yes, it wus mine. I let  him" love me! T ought to have killod  myself! I sco il. now. But���������but it is  too late! Forgive him, madam, and  take him back. You���������you arc his  mother, and you must love ..hiin,  tliough���������though you cannot love him  ns T do: no oncrcin do thuj.!"  All, piteous confession!  'Tt is because I lovo bim that I  kneel to you like this.' And I am  too. madam! I have -never  knell to anyone before, never! Hut  1 will do*'anything..you ask me, if  you will forgive him. und take him  back."  Her voice failed and her face foil  into hcr hands. The- countess shook  from head to foot, but said not a  word, as she clung to Irene, down  whose-face  the  tears were  running.  Royce strode forward, and drew  Madge from the ground to his  breast.  "Madge,   Madge!"  he  breathed,   his  face   white   and   working.      "Vou      do]  not      know     v/nat    you   ore   saying!  Leave  you!Leave  you, 'my"clearest,!  my wife!"  "No. no!" she panted, struggling  from him. an I turning to the countess imploringly. "Do not listen to  him. madam- He does not see. doe.-,  not understand as you and I do!  Listen to me. and do as I say. Take  him back with you���������go with them.  Jack! "X������������������'��������� her voice choked. ���������'*!���������  shall not mind it after���������after a few-  days. I���������I shall forget, aud���������and be  just as happy as I was before I saw  hinv."   . '.."'"'' j  "My 'people   are  fond   of  me.     and]  will be kind to ma and���������and you  will  madam.     you     will    take  him     with  you?"  '���������������������������..  The counless looked down "at  as if incapable of speech for n.  ment. and thc silence wa.s  broken   by a  sob  from  Irene.  ... _.Thcn^_Royca.-foUnd_;hi.s���������Voice   "Vou see!" he said sternly, nlnio-t  dct'ontly.   to' thc  countess.    "This    is  the  woman  you  have  coiled  a     common gypsy!    Do you  wonder  that    C  love  lior.     and   iiihi-i-iV-iI   her'!      Which  do  you  think  T   would  sooner  leave���������  you,  who  discarded  me,  or hev,    who  is willing to s-icrilice hors.jlf?"  lie  drew   Madge  t.o  him   nnd   kiss.jrl  hcr passionste.ly.  reverently.  ���������'Conn*  awny.   Madge," he murmured  with   infinit.*  tenderness nnd  pride.  "Did  you   tliink   th tl,   I   should   leave  you?    Not  till   death   lakes  me,   dear!  Como  away!    Ooo'd-hy,   mother,"  hi.s  voice   grew   lower,   "go'id-by,    Irene."  lie   turned   his   back   on   thorn,   nnd  drew  Madge's shawl   round   her    pro-| Js wcal< ; her thin milk does not  tellingly,     posse.-i.xiiigly,     murmuring  her  name  soot hi ugly,   lovingly.  .Seymour,   who   ha-.l     watched       the  scene   with   a   mixture   of   amazement  and   apprehension,   came   forward.  ������������������Come,    mother,"    lie   said   in      his  smoothest voico.  "this  is as  interesting as a play,  but it. is getting  Into,  and   yo;i   nre   worn  out  and   will   -be  ill.    There  Royce has  iimin- ....-* o-.-.. ������....  u.........  m:, ...       e-      hi      r-        l   *  on   it.    As    to     lhe  young person   hej JlVCr   Oil    in    SCOtt S   JimulSlOn j  has  married,   if  he  will  allow   me    to ��������� en ��������� i      .i,���������   ,v,,,4.U_.,.   nnel   <-i-it������>c ii  oner him any a-ivicc. !��������� should   .say! feeds the mother and givcsa.  flow of  rich,  nourishing milkj  There's no plea that will sell Tea  like superior "Cup  Draw."  CEYLON TEAS oannot infuse poorly.   The quality won't allow thorn  to.   Black, Mixed or Crean.   Lead Packets only.   By all grocers.  RECEIVED HIGHEST  AWARD  ST.  LOUIS 1904.  i!������S^d=S*23r-  M������1������P  m*t***imt&  -4-  tx crrv i.tfe irATcrriiL?  I>oes city life break down character?, Wealth and poverty show themselves in contrast in cities and  lurg'o towns much * more .thim .in  smaller pluees, and the two extwmes  aro thought l-y some great thinkers  to bo harmful, and to prevent the  formation of character. To bQ'un-  eriiploywl, and to beg, cap in haivd,  for un..opportunity of doing labor,  tenuis to demoralize a man, and is a  greater influence in spoiling and  biv-n king cha racier' than any other  known force. Character is moro  easily formed and ennobled in rural  life',' whore a man's progress is more  quickly noted, and the restraining  influences are more easily ' brought  to  bear.  BUTTEK MAKING IN ENG LAND.  Tho creamery industry in tho United Kingdom is young, yot it has  changed tho conditions and prosiiects  of the older dairying industry. It  has brought new -machines and methods into uso in tho buttor making  and cream clotl ing departments; and  has brought in new .methods of marketing butter and cream. It hns  opened a now market for tho .milk  produced ,by farmers'and has established new tests of quality and new-  standards of price for milk. .It i.s  the . thriving and progressing branch  of the milk, 'buttor, croam and  choose producing industry of the  United Kingdom, and the branch  wliich, in future, will sot tlio  methods and mold tho fortunes of  that industry. Tho creameries, almost without exception, are nuuiugcd  by companies formed on the lOnglish  limited liability principle. Tliey have  each a capital of a stated and: registered amount, this capital being divided into shares of the value of ������5  to'.$-50, which aro hold by enrolled  shareholders.  Several -creameries: in Ireland,    antl  otlior layer of outs und sprinkle  again. Hepeat the operation until  as much grain has been trco loi I as  can bo dried at one lime. Shovol tlio  oats into a pilo and leave them two  to four hours, after which spread  thorn out to dry. For each bushel  of oats about one gallon of solution  will lie "required.*  Another method, preferred by soiijo,  is to soak tho oals for ten minutes  in the formalin solution and then  spread thorn out to dry. Whatever,  method is employed, wet overy ont  w-ith tlie solution. In practico it has  been found unnecessary to treat seod  oats''every year. Treatment onco in  three years in usually sulllciont, to  prevent appreciable loss from smut.  Formalin may be obtained at almost  any drug store nt from 'IO to (50  cents per pound. .'The same treatment will .prevent barley smut and  the bunt or slinking smut, of wheat,  but not tlio loose smut of wheat or  corn smut.  i-wmr NTOTKS.  Three thousand species of grass are.  known lo botanists, hut only about  t!0 have been brought into occasional  cultivation, and probably not hull  of these, are worthy of-boing retained  for pasturage or hay.  Every farmer realizes the necessity  of having- more manure, and ono way  to secure it is by 'providing an abundant supply of absorbing material.  Even   if  thero  appears   to  bo n   largo  i  thc  ���������i"cl  coarse,    it    will   answer an  excellent  purposes,  ns  thoro   is  need  of     more  huiiiiis in  most of our soils.  Tlio gluten products are made from  corn from Which h largo por cent, of  the starch has boon removed for the  manufacture of glucose, sugar or  syrup. The corn is ground to "sepa'r-  of creamer-1 ate the seed coats, when tho bran is  boiled out, and the liner nienl treated with water.-which floats olT the  starchy part, leaving the nitrogenous  residue, _ which' is tho gluten'.proper.  Thi.s contains the majority of ,tho  protein, and is most valuable ns a  slock food.  -.'    NOT  EXACTLY  THE   SAME.  "I received your majesty's ��������� message," said the now missionary.  * 'Hid T understand you would do me  the honor to call upon mo and dine  to-morrow?"  "Almost correct,"'replied tho cannibal chief. "I said I would call  and  dine  upon you  to-morrow."  The only persons of real good sense  are those who agree .with our opinions.  Sick mother���������sick child!  That's the way it works when  a mother is nursing her infant.  Scott's Emulsion is an ideal  medicine for nursing mothers.  It has a direct effect on thc  milk.    Sometimes the mother i fi  ono    recently opened at Bristol    aro  carried  on by the. co-operative whole-j. proportion    of   this   material  salo    society,     ltd.,  a gigantic trail-j manure,    making        it   strawy  ing concern  which supplies the dill'er-  ont co-operative societies of the. United     Kingdom   with   thoir  stocks     of  goods.      The     co-opevativo  wholesale  society  is probably  tho most   varied  manufacturing    concern    in the kingdom.   It    owns     mills,    i-oap   works,  factories of ''different kinds, a fleet   of  steamers   and, a    number  ies.   Tho   "opening '  of the company's  now" creamery at liristol  marked  tho  inauguration of a'new  branch of the  ,creiimery- industry. _ ,  IIOW   BUTTKfl   IS   IJANnLiEl).  At- this liristol creamery, operations begin with butter. This _"in  the lump" is brought iiito tho creamery, or factory. Tho butter is washed and blended bv machinery and  formed molds, squares, rolls, pats  or other smnll packages of the kinds  which are sold by tho different cooperative societies in the country.  In one district, molds tiro most usod,  in  another rolls,  in "another pats.  The butter    is worked and blended  at the Bristol factory by 'machines of i in November ns  it would  two    kinds.      Thero      is     a   vertical j March     or    April   followin  machine,    cylindrical   in  form,   which  is fixed  to  a strong and  low  frame.  A shaft or spindle passes upright j marketed at a join- old in general  into tho woikor, from below tho. have been so poorly kept ns lambs  frame, and is revolved b.v means of | that they do not get fit for mnrkel  another short shaft, pinions, pulley! at from "six to eight months of ago.  and belt. By the use of this machine j Oi:o of tho finest table geeso for  the  buttermilk   is  extracted     quickly   private  and  home     consumption     is.  I,IVE  Breed your  thoroughbred,  il   costs  you  STOCK  NOTU  to  own cows to tlio best  bull yoii can : roach, if  .%">, and never under  any cireiimntancos breed to a mongrel bull. This applies to sheep and  swine.  A  lamb  dropped  in March  or April  if well'grown,' will be. worth as much  in     the  Winter  lambs     must     be   marketed  at  from  eight  to twelve  weeks of age.    Sheep  WORLD'S SUPPLY OF FURS  ANIMALS KILLED AND    VALUE  OF  THEIR  PELTS.  The      Most    Valuable Fur in.     thp-  World Is  That    of the  Sea  Otter.  Very few people, except those connected with the -fur trade, or who  have had their attention directed to  it, have any notion of the enormous  destruction of nnininl life which  takes place each year among fur  bearing animals, or of tlie very extraordinary way in wliich tlie supply  of these animals appears to keep ,'ip,  says tho Forest and Stream,  Tliere are only u few species whicli  seem to be verging toward extinction; such are tlio sea otter, tho  beaver over large tracts of country,  certain sorts of fur soals nnd a West  African monkey. Northern Asia and  northern Norlli America still produco  vast quantities of fur,* and will long  coiitinuo  to  do so.  Perhaps the most valuable fur in  the world is that of the sea otter,  formerly abundant on the shores of  tho Pacific Ocean in northern Asia  and North America, liut now in  great danger of extermination, unless it sliall soon bo ofllcicntly protected. 'Between 1772 and 1774:  about .10,000 skins of tho sea otter  wore taken in the Aleutian Islands,  and the fur was .so eagerly sought  after that at thn end of tho '.eighteenth, century :l 20,000 skins wero  taken-each year. Tho results of such  destruction, could not be doubtful,  '.rhe number killed soon foil to- 15,-  000 each year, nntl in'"'1807," .��������� when  Alaska was . sold to the United  States, il was 700. In 1901 it was  406, while in 1S0������ Messrs. Lampson  & Co. of London sold 4GU skins, but  thoy hail none in .January, 1'904,  and none in October. It is not unusual for a son otter skin to soil for  SOOO, while remarkably good skins  may bring two, three or five times  that price.  Tho only skinwiliclr approaches the  son ottor in value is thnt of tho  BLACK OK HILVEU FOX.  It is said thai good skins of the  black fox have been sold in St.  Petersburg at from SI,500 to $4,-  0f>0. A pair of silver skins in London sold for ������2,400, while a single  skin is saitl to hnvo brought 51,000. ^,  The Arctic foxes, known us whito  fox ami bluo fox, are iir'great- -.do-,  nianil. In 190". Lumpson & Co. sold  moro than .20,0-00".while skins and  nearly .'1,700 blue ones. Hoth theso  skins seem to to be increasing in '  value. It. is not long ago sinco the  price of white fox skins ranged from  SI to-?4.. 'I'hey nro iinw sal([ to bo  worth *>!(! to $2.">, while "l.ho price of  tlio  blue  fox skins  runs  from .tSfiO  to  875...       ���������'..   ..   "    :-.y- ~-  i Alniost-ijO.OOO wolverine skins'wero.l-  sold in London last yenr, at prices  ranging from I? I lo SS for good  r.kins. Of Uiissiau sable, nearly ,"10,-  000 were sold. or throe times as  many as were sold in all London, in  1891. These ovpensii e furs run from  $2..">0 to $"."> in price, but occasionally skins are found which bring  rrom S2fi0 to SH.'iO each. Tho Siberia" sable, which i.s much moro abundant, moie thnn 470,000 skins having been sold 1.-st yenr, is an inexpensive fur, worth only about C>0  cents "apiece.  Mink ami marten aro cheap;;, furs,  and bring low pi ices. but. the best  pine marten bring from $7.50 to  S12..-.0.  Otter  skins     n,",uin   are  costly,     as  are beaver,   the supply  of  which,     as.  has been snid,  scorns to  bc fniling.  Passing over n multitude of smaller and loss well  known skins,  it i.s to  from tho butter  A new branch of the creamery business was started in .England a short  time ago. in tin's branch; margarine,  the now popular buttor -substitute,- is  made, partly from milk and partly  from suitable oils, on- tho. plan followed in  the best  Dutch  factories.  At all of theso factories'whore butter, croam anil cream cheese aro  made,. tho milk is tested daily as  brought in. Samples are taken and  tested for butter, fni, separate methods and apparatus for testing being emplosod in dinerent creameries.  By one method, the liui'incislcr . ami  Wain centrifugal tester is used. To  tost milk by this apparatus, .11 cc  rof-m II k-might-l>e-taken "���������Kl-cc-of-'siil-  phui-ic acid and 1 cc of nmylic alcohol. These liquids nre placed in a  test tube und well shaken; tho tubes  nre then pluci-d in a cavity in the  tray' of the tester nnrl thn tray revolved rapidly. The butter fnt separates and rises in the test tube. Tho  percentage as shown by the marks  on  tho tube is rond  off.  Ity English  law,  milk  must contain  the cross between  gander and tho Embden goose. This  gives a solid, close-foatherod, \voll-  fornicd specimen of good ,si/.o for-: family use. Thoy grow even morc quickly than the Embden themselves. 'I'ho  Chinese is the smallest of nil goose,  and though, excellent, is much more  noisy than the other kinds. A Chinese gander antl two or three Embden  geese may bo kept and nil the advantages gained without tho noise.  IMPREGNABLE STRENGTH.  The Canada, Life Enters on a New  Era in "Its History.  The Canada Life has entered on a  new era, having within the last year  passed tho #100,000,000 mark*. Hut  while ils size has increased threefold  in tho past twenty years that is  overshadowed in importance by the  ronuirknble strength the compiuiy's  reserve funds  have  ucquirc-tl.  Tho President, Hon. Cleo. A. Cox,  announced     that     the    Canada   Life;  the Whito Chinese! ho noted that in the March sale of  190.'! no less than 40:! musk ox skins  were sold, as against practically  none at previous sales. These are  valuable for robes, but: the surprising increase in the number leads one  lo imagine that 'tliere is great danger of the extermination of .this ancient species.  The-Alaska scnl,catrh this 'year'  was small, -only 1!1,000 'skins;  against '19,000 lust year. Thc skins  taken at' the Commander Islands appear tp have been lost by the foundering'of- the ship., that was bringing  them. Thero "aro n -multitude, of  other pelts used.,, for different purposes, but hardly known to ' most "  renders,_of _whirh__we_necdj.nol._spi.nk__  further than to say that last' year  nearly 1,000,000 skunk skins woro  sold nt prices rnng-ing from 25 cents  to   $_.7."i.  MODEST   CELEltlinTKS.  It is a. curious und interesting.fact  that many of the world's greatest  men";have  been  as sparing  of  woftls  make the baby grow.  colt's Emulsion  is   nothing  to  b... done, j changes all that.-The rich cod-  naile hi.s bed and  must  lie; .. ...        r.    ���������  . . .      r- ���������  crei  per  gallon.    In   tho   winter  tho  price j  may bc   I   to 2 cent.-, more, according, receive  to   locality   and   supplies.  render nnd  mulct inilv  larger    cash   sur-! necessary,     nor     would    he    permit  loan' values thnn  hereto-1 others', to speak  in his presence more:  t he;  very I  g'.\ ps.v: I  that   the   sooner   he   puts   h"  stngo   I.he   belter.    An   net.re  little  more  respectable   limn  but;   if   I   am   any judge  of  histrionic  ability,   I   .should  snv  shu   would   rise,  to ''  Itoyco was on him like a llger,  und had jammed him against a Ire...  with a force thai, shook every tooth  in  Seymour's head.  "You coward! you curl" Itoyco  saitl. his eyes floshin..--. his breath  coming fist and furious. ''You dare  to   insult   her���������my   wife!"  lie rni.sed hi.s bund, and in another  moment Seymour would have been  ren'leri.'d ini-aniibh- of insulting anyone for some lime Id come, but the  countess' hand fell upon tlm sl'.'ong  anu, and hu  lot  his hand full  to his  for the baby.  The   medicine   in  Emulsion not only strengthens  the mother but goes naturally  through thc milk and strengthens the child.  fore, notwithstanding the lower premiums tliey pay ns compared; with  those charged to-day.  : Tlio report' announces that the now  business written in 1904 was greater  than that of "any previous year, the  amount' actually paid for Joxcco'ding  S;l.l,200.000. . Jj'iJ/   '',--.'.'���������  ores. |     The assets  wore, increased by    ST,-  , ,.   '"!f-."s...'i,000,  this being the greatest gain  out    plants.      However,   the     disease, in linv single year in the    company's  docs not-shinv  itself until1  the phints! history.      The  assets arc  now     over  four   times     as   largo  as  they     were  TO  PUKVKN'T OAT SMUT.  Out smut is composed of multitudes of fungous spores. In threshing, these spores become attached to  the hulls of the healthy oats. Wlion  the oats nre sown tlio following  spring antl germinate tho smut spore's j  also  germinate  untl   infect   the. young!  Nothing   to   harm���������all  good���������Scott's Emulsion.  We'll neiid you a little to trjr If you Ilk*.  SCOTT & BOWNK, Toronto Oat.  commence;  to   head.      After  tho     oat  I plants  arc  up     it  is  impossible    for  rnirnt  t.o   attack   them.    .Smut cannot  Scott's ' ���������'">roa,'     from   one    plant lo another  ' above  ground.    Neither  can  thc smut  spores   live  over   winter   in   the  soil.  Infection     comes     only    from   spores  which  are  plnnted  with  the oats.  There is a simple and inexpensive  wny of killing tho smut spores without injuring the germination of the  oals. Tho treatment is as follows:  Mix  with  4-5  gallc  ovor tho grain thoroughly, using an  ordinary garden sprinkler. Spread  the oats on tho barn floor ln a layer  1 or 2 inches thick and sprinkle  them; then rut oa top of these   an-  for  twenty years ago and aggregate over  $29,000,000.  Perhaps the most striking    feature  of the report to the lay mind is tho  statement  that  the  Canada  Life has  since    ils    inception paid or credited  policyholders    with    over $7,000,000  more than has been paid in by them.  This    favorable showing illustrates  the careful selection of lives, and the  . .,   . ...  , ,.   , sound,        conservative      management  one   pint  (one pound) formalin. whlch have always  characterized  tho  45  gallons  water.    Sprinkle    it j Canaya  Life-  "Krupp's  is     the i biggest     cannon  ever made, isn't it?"- "Yes, arid th������J  earth ja iho'large_������ revolvf^i  than \vas essential.    KTnpolc'pn boasted -that in his dealings with  men ho.,  never wasted  a  word,  and  that     lie  made   nn.qnos.y lln bios    answer     m-ost  purposes.' '. '."'....��������� J... ���������-.,   ;.'-^  The great     Duke    of Ma'riborough*-  when receiving reports;from liis gcii- .  orals  would-prodtfce his  watch,. aiMl  say,J" I will givo you a l'wUiiite."; To  his staff, the Hiike of Wellhigi6nAvak j  always more or'less a sphunx. .A: n.o<i  or a shako of the,  head was '.'often  tho  only     response     thoy  could   get  from  him.  Von Moltke almost rivalled Wnl-  lonstoin in -taciturnity. Tie never  openod his mouth if a gesture would  su'flico, and when tho news was  brought to him that the French Intel  declared war, he siimply said to the  aideJde-camp, "Second pi-gcon-'lioli)  on the right,  first tier!"  Thomas Carlyle was a "hoarder of  the  gold  of silence,"   and  wouM  sit  for hours,  pilffing away at his pipe,,  without uttering moro than a  grunt''  or a gruff monosyllable.  by  but-  1  Somo nicn  lose their hafr  fling in at the wrong ttaiSt. Fashion  Hints.  t  SPRING  HATS.  One sees at a glance that tho general plan of tho spring hats is not  so; much picturesque as dashing and  smart. Wings and quills appear  prominently " among the trimmings.  A great many aigrettes aro seen.  -Littlo sterling silver match boxes  with a patent, arrangement for lighting tho matches have an attractive  figure  in repousse  for  decoration.  Linen pattern waists, really stamped for' embroidery, cost S2.2f> and  S2.75. Tho material is of thc shirting order. Tho designs include "eye-  lot patterns, with floral designs and  convention  motives.  Ohil'fon, imoussclinc. and malino  hats will bo worn a groat deal, and  as it is possible to buy beautiful  shapes in these materials, the economical woman will rejoice in tho  nows. Most of tho shapes require  little trimming, a flower or two or  ,     .a bow.  Almost anything and everything in  the way of a bolt "goes" now, and  ��������� there is apparently no end to thc  '. pretty conceits. A bright green silk  ono, girdle stylo, has a smart littlo  bow placed directly in front and held  by a stunning long, oval buckle,  goltl studded, with green stones.  There is such an extraordinary  showing of lacos to bo found in thc  shops nnd at such extremely reasonable prices that one wonders whether laco will be used on exclusive  frocks, but thc modistes say "oui,"  and we may continue lace hunting.  Grenadine foulard, one of tho new  thin silk fabrics for summer and  evening wear, comes in plain and  Inco stripped grounds, sprinkled with  'lornl patterns. It is 32 inches wido  -   and Si a yard.  This is a silk year, and ribbons of  Rroat beauty are used lavishly on  tho new hats. As a rule they aro  of tho softest and most pliable silks,  and aro put on, not in stiff bows,  but folded and crushed into rosettes.  Several tones of color are used in  . these rosettes, giving a flower-like  effect.  A collar in turndown style is made  of a coarse white linon, with buttonholed edges nnd eyelet embroidery. A  bright red Windsor is run through  two long eyelets and tied in four-in^  hand, with one vory short ribbon  end. o  Among the new trimmings there is  a wido variety of batiste and linen  . crash insertions and -edgings, which  are' applqued : and embroidered elaborately. A largo number of the  ���������most recently opened of thoso trim-  , mings have gold or silver threads introduced into their patterns'. Both  galloons and edgings are often easily-  separable.  . AVhite pemgee, in, pure white,  cream, string, oyster, and other off  shades,   is     extremely  pretty,     both  - for separate waists and for gowns.  The ".material is one of tho nnost pliable in tho world of textiles. Almost anything can be done with it,  and pongee gowns aro never so beau'tiful. as  when they are self-trimmed.  Thc rain cont, like tho automobile  dress, began life b.v filling a storn  necessity. Roth wore ugly, but convenient. Slowly the ugliness has  been overcome, especially in the case  - of.,tho rain cont. Many rain coats,  for example, thoso made of craven-  ette,   are  quite    fine enough   to    do  ������������������ duty for other occasions. Cravenetto  is for many reasons besides tho ono  just mentioned, tho ideul fabric for  rain coats. It is soft ancl pliable,  falls in graceful lines, and is very  durable. It can be had in a variety of colors, and'coats are now.  mnde for sale in the shops ih very  good rodingote models. Some of  those are three-qua-.-tor length, but  only, tho full-length  ones  can  ho  de-;  ��������� pended upon  to protect the.dress.  Men's belts for spring and summer  wil! be seven-eights nnd one .inch  wide and be made as plainly a.s pos-  -���������sihle.-s-ays - thc-<H'al:erdusher. Tan  pigskin and black calf are old favorites,  whito seal," morocco  and whale  ��������� skin are also used to some extent in  fino belts. The ornamentation lios  only in the buckles, square arid  oval, which aro of dull-finished gold  plate, polished gold plato, and also  oxidized antl gun metal to accompany black  belts.  Colored handkerchiefs will still bo  smart for spring, and the linen  article will be a shade smarter than  the  silk   and  linon     mixture.  Helio,  ��������� blue, tan, sky, pistache, black and  whito and  nankin  are dainty,    whilo  ���������grounds bearing plaids, jacquard  figures, graduated spots and flcur-  de-lis nre pleasing.  Fancy waistcoats will be as proper  ns ever, but the trend is away from  brown, which has been dime to  death, and toward more springlike  shades, such as corn and'biscuit.  They, are cut a bit. higher to accord  with the" mode of tho new season.  While thc general leaning of fashion  is to brightness and color, thero are  no signs that spring is to upset in  any  sense  tho  accepted  standards.  ST.  VITUS DANCE.  Nervous Trouble That 'Kelds Readily to Dr. William's Pink Pills.    ���������  St. Vitus Dance is- a common disease among children, but it often attacks both men and women of nervous temperament. Its symptoms  aro shaky hands, jerky arms, trembling legs, twitching muscles; sometimes the powor of speech is affected.  Th^ only euro lies in plenty of blood,  because good blood is tho life-blood  of the nerves. I'r. Williams1 Pink  Pills novor fail to curo St. Vitus  Dance, because thoy make the rich,  red blood that feeds the nerves aud  keeps thorn strong anil steady. Hrs.  Wm. Levcllie, Welland. Out., was  seriously uiinicted with St. Vitus  Dance, and no treatment helped her  until sho began the use o:' Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. Mrs. Levcllie  says:���������"At times tiie trouble was so  severe thnt I could not tako a drink  of water unaided, und could not  trust myself to raise a dish-. Thero  was a constant involuntary motion  of the limbs, ami nt times I could  neither eat, walk nor talk. I grow  pnlo and emaciated, and my lifo wns  fairly a burden. Doctors' trcaiii.ent,  which 1 was taking almost continuously, did not do me a particle of  good and I had almost come to the  conclusion that there was no curo  for me. I was in what must be considered a desperate condition when  I was advised to try Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills, in the course of a few  weeks aflor I hnd begun their use,  there was a marked improvement in  my condition, and by tho time I  had taken nine boxes overy symptom  of the troublo hnd disappeared, and  I was as healthy and active as in  girlhood."  It is because Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills go right down to tho root of  the trouble in thc blood that they  curo such diseases as St. Vitus  Danco, neuralgia, nervous prostration, anaemia, backaches and headaches, rheumatism, kidney trouble,  indigestion, lung troubles ami other  diseases of tho blood and nerves.  But you musi. bo careful to get the  genuine pills wilh the- full name,  "Dr. Williams1 Pink Pills for Palo  People," on tho wrapper around  every box. Sold by all medicine  dealers or by mail at 00 cents a  box, or six boxes for 32.30, by writing tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville,   Ont.  ROMANCE OP A BANKNOTE.  Presented, for Payment After Lapse  of  23  Years.  A man who*walked into the Bank  of England the other day, and laid a  ������10 note on tho counter, was surprised to -hoar tho clerk say, "Wo  can't cash this. The note was stopped -twenty-three years ago."  Over twenty years back the note  was-stopped by a  clerk then in   the  VLADIMIR AND THE CZAR  POWER  OF   THE  RUSSIAN  GRAND DUKE.  His Policy Mainly That of   Hanging Suspects���������The   Czar  Fears Him.  Tho Grand Duko Vladimir, leader  in the St. Petersburg massacre, was  born, it seems, in 1847���������just before  the great annus mirnbilis" of the  European democratic movement,  whon many a continental throne tottered, says tho London Leader. His  57 years do mit seem to have been  crowded wiih glorious incident. As  a Grand Duko ho had, of course, the  usunl claim .upon the "Imperial appanages"���������tho 21,000,000 acres of  landed estate, whoso revenue of $10,-  000,000 in reserved for Romanoffs  not in the direct line of succession.  Before the emancipation of the serfs  tho Imperial appannges carried with  them the ownership of 800,000 peasants. 'The Grand Duke and his wifo  (nee Friuceso Marie of Mecklenburg)  play a great part in society. They  are even said to bo "very popular"  in those circles, and their children���������  including the Grand f-luke Cyril, who i  was one of tho survivors of the  wreck of the Petropavsk���������arc stated  to share this popularity. Then the  Grand Duke Vladimir enjoys thc intimate friendship of tho Queen l?e-  gont of Spain, and spends a portion  of eneh summer with the Spnnish  court at St. Sebastien. Dr. Sockice,  one of the editors of "Free Kussia,"  tells a story of him to the following  effect. It appears that Vladimir dined ono night wilh a well-known engineer, who had been engaged' for a  year on  somo Government works.  "How much did you net on that  transaction?" quoted the Grand  Duke.  "Fifty thousand dollars," was the  reply.  "What, work a wliolo year for that  trifle?"  Vladimir was astonished. The incident well exhibits the pnlnco clique  as the spoilt children of fortune  GOSFKL, OF HANGING.  But if tliis Grand Duko has not  donCmuch, hc has thought much after hi.s manner. He lies a policy,  but has not boen able to carry it  out. The policy can bc summed up  with manosylabic brevity���������the noose.  This is the bo all and end all of his  political philosophy, the ono, only,  and final answer to all the torturing  and questioning of worrying statesmen. "He would hang everybody,"  says Dr. Soskicc, who differs from  the opinion of his rulers. Many a  timo during the struggle with the re-  vol ition he has insisted on the necessity of hanging, wholesale, all  prisoners���������even thoue arrested on suspicion.  His- belief in tho virtues of the  rope is grim in its completeness -and  finality. "String up"a" hundred malcontents in tho presence of their comrades, nnd tho ngitntion' for a constitution will cea&e," is his advice  on  the present* troubles.    "He is  dc-  HAS BEEN ALL  RIGHT EVER SINCE  T. H. BELYEA,    P.M.,   PROVES  THAT DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS  CURE  PERMTANENTLY,  rSome Years Since He Used- Them  Now and He Has Had Good  Health. Ever Since���������Story of  Well-Known New Brunswick Man.  Lower Windsor, Carloton Co.,  N. B., March 0���������(Special).���������"Yes, 1  have good health ever since I usod  Dodd's Kidney Pills." Tho speaker  was Mr. T. IT. Jiclyoa, postmaster  here, and one of the most highly  respected men in this part of the  country. Asked to give his experience with the great Canadian 'Kidney  "Remedy Mr.  Bolyea  continued:  "I had been troubled, with my kidneys for a number of years. I tried  several kinds of plasters and other  kinds of medicines, but did not  seem to get any lasting benefit.  Hearing Dodd's Kidney Fills so  highly recommended I decided to  try them and they made a complete  cure of me. That is two years ago  now and as I said before I have  had good health over since 1 used  Dodd's Kic'ney Pills."  Dodd's Kidney Pills curo once and  for all. There i.s no stage or form  of Kidney Disease that they do not  curo  completely  and  jermanently.    .  PARTICULAR PEOPLE  The average   man knows more about tea  does.     Give  hira  than his   wiie  thinks  he  Sunlight   Soap   will  not  injure  your blankets or harden them. It  will make them soft white and  fleecy. m  FRUIT  NOVELTIE  Thc new fruits perfected antl introduced to tlie public during the present year outnumber those that made  their appearance during tho last  quarter of a century. One of the  latest novelties is tho apple-pear, a  combination fruit which many experienced growers who have seen it  claim will become immensely popular  in trade circles. Tt was obtained by  grafting a pear branch into an apple stump. The fruit produced has  thc peel of an apple and the boll  shape of a pear. It is of an extraordinary size, measuring 15 inches  in circumference. Tho combination  fruit Possesses the combined flavors  of the apple and pear.  NEW CEMENT DISCOVERY.  In     Germany  puzzuiani  cement  employ     of     one    of   the  provincial, v0id  oi "scruples  and  thc  unflinching  branches  of the London  ami   County i     Dol,ei]t     of   . the'gospel     of    brute  Bank.   It had beon brought in by a'1'force."  employee of one of tho bank's clients I '     CZAR FEARS HIM.  in order to  be paid into the client's  CHILI) TORTURE.  Tho National Society for tho Prevention of Cruelty to Children has a  remnrlcablo museum where, within  a glass case, is a collection of implements of torture. Straps of  every description arc there, sticks,  clubs, and ropes, with tho knots still  in them, that onco held childish  wrists fast. There nre nlso twisted  hooks, buni'boo canes, nnd a chain  .With a padlock by whicli ah imbecile  child wns for years fastened to a  post. Hanging by itself is a straw  basket two feet long and a foot deep  in which twins woro found on a baby  turni, /  account with sonic loose chango  By a strange oversight, tho clerk,  after jotting down the number of the  note, and afler counting the change,  omitted to take the banknote. When  ho discovered his error note and messenger had disappeared. , Neither was  seen again.  The clerk took counsel with a colleague at the counter, and for the  sake of thoir own prospects, flic "two  young mon determined to say nothing about the affair, but to bear the  loss themselves. Each paid ������5 to  mako good the loss, and stopped the  number. . j  The man who presented thc note  for payment the other day hnd found  it among the papers of his father,  who recently 'died.  Tho two clerks instrumental in  stopping the note were traced, and  though both had left the employ of  tho London and County "Bank long  ago, each has received back his ������3  after the lapse of twenty-three years.   : + .  A LITTLE LIFE SAVER.  Rally's Own Tablets have saved  many a precious little life. They are  the best modicine in the world for all  stomach and bowel troubles, simple  fevers and teething troubles, and  thoy contain not one particle of opiate or harmful drug. Mrs. Elbridgc  Lowe, Sheet Harbor, X.S., says :���������  '"My baby was always sickly until I  began giving him Baby's Own Tablets, but they havo changed him into  a fine, "big, healthy child. I am  never without tho Tablets in tho  houso." The Tablets can be given  with perfect safety to a now born  .babe, anil uro good through every  stage of childhood. If you do not  -find the Tablets at your medicino  dealers send 23 cents to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, (Int.,  and got a box by mail post paid.   r   CONCERT   ON   -A STEAM  SYREN.  When the Grimsby (England) steam  trawler, Syrian, put into .Filey Bay  the other day for shelter from a  gale, she played "Auld Lang Sync"  by means of, an organ-pipe arrangement on her syren. The tune, mosi  admirably played, made scores of  people run- to the foreshore nnrl cliffs  to.seo whence the music camo. After  a short pauso the syren broke forth  into, "A Life on ithe Ocean Wave."  Meanwhile the vessel pitched about  in the rough waves, thundering seas  dashing ovor the reef. "Tho Bay of  Biscay" was. next rendered and then  "Tho Death of Nelson." Later in  the afternoon the steamer obliged  with "The Blue Bolls of Scotland,"  and "Rulo Britannn,"- and before she  put to sea again, tlie wind having  moderated, tho novel concert was  closed with the National Anthem. As  tho vessel waa steaming out to sea  the strains of "God bo with you till  wo moot again" were carried to  shore by tho wind.  Mr. Tile���������"Your wife used to lecture beforo sho Was married; has she  given it up now?" Mr. MU'd.i���������"Well  ���������or���������yes; that is,  in public."-  There have been strange rumors  concerning the Grand Duko Vladimir.  Perhaps they are only 'the babble of  a gossiping court or of ignorant outsiders. But they, deserve j.o. be chronicled, because their mere existence  demonstrates the general distrust.  First, we must recollect that, until  the recent birth of tho Czar's son,  only the Czar's brother, a frail and  delicate creature, stood betweon him  and the throno. Terhaps it is this  fact which has sot tongues wagging.  It is said that tho late Czar, Alexander III., feared him so much that  in his uknso decreeing the order of  succession he inserted a clause barring from the throne any. princo of  the royal houso whoso wife, if a foreigner, had refused at her marriage  to become a convert to tho Russian  National   Church.  This would have excluded Vladimir  on account of his Lutheran.wife. The  Czar is even said to have summoned  to his death bed the General commanding the Seventh and Eighth  Army. Corps, and made military arrangements with him .to prevent the  seizure of his throne by Vladimir after his death.  CREDITED WITH PLOT.  - More than that, the present Czar  and Czarina are supposed to be. in-  "fectcd with the same dread of the  terrible Grand Duko. The story runs  that when the C/nr was stricken  down with typhoid four years ago  the Empress sent peremptory orders  to Vladimir to remain at Paris,  where ho happened to be at the  moment, until further notice. The  fear wa.s that the Grand Duke, as  Governor-General of tho military 'district of St. Petoisbtirg, and Commander-in-Chief of the Guards, would  hapten homo and proclaim himsolf  Resent. "There is a strong impression," added the writer, "that if the  Grand Duke had succeeded' in obtaining pof-session of the Regency, tho  prospects of his nephew's recovery  would have been seriously impaired."  By some over-zealous member of his  party it was oven suggested in St.  Petersburg society���������so great is the  mistrust of the Duke���������on the occasion of the accident to tho Czar's  train, which so nearly cost tho lives  of the Emperor and his family, that  the adherents of the Grand Duke  Vladimir were not wholly strangers  to the plot.  now a well-recognized trade product,  with a good reputation for its properties of strength and hardness.  This cement is producod by grinding and thoroughly mixing So per  cent, granulated slag with lo per  cent, of lime hydrate. . Slag has also  been employed in Germany largely  by the Portland cement manufacturers as a substitute for marl ' and  limestone, and the claims that cement made with this addition is  stronger , than the ordinary cement  have now been recognized by eminent,  authorities.  WHAT  HURT MOST.  Subbubs���������In the midst" of that blizzard tho other night a burglar broke  into our house.  Citiman���������The idea!  That was  cool.  Subb.ubs���������Cool? It was positively  frigid.     He left the window open.  Eat what yen liko, ��������� Civo the digestive organs ������>omc work to iio. These  functions need exercise as much as any  part of the human anatomy, but if  they're delicate, givo them the aid  that Dr. Von Stan's, Pineapple Tablets  afford and you can eat anything that's  wholesome and palatable���������GO in a box,  33  cents.���������S  TEA   for a month, then try another tea,  he  won't  drink it.  It's  a short problem, i  BLUE RIBBON'S the QUALITY  that counts.  ONLY ONE BEST TEA-BLUE RIBBON TEA  AAAAAA^__MAJIAASAAAAAAA_M^__-_MlAAA_MAA__IWMAM_ASftA____________-__^__k  HOTEL TRAYMORE  ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY  ORCHESTRA OF MURDERERS.  At thc French penal colony, Noumea, New Caledonia, the convicts  bave organized a band. The leader  is a notorious murderer, and. was  once in the 'orchestra of the Paris  Opera I-Iouso. The cymbal-player  killed a- subpoena-server, and the  drum-player - murdered his landlord  with a hnminer. , The-first cornet- is  guilty-of murder, with robbery as  the motive, ami ono of tho clarinets,  a 'tavern-Keeper, used to kill his  patrons for- thc samo reason. Tho  assistant bandmaster was convicted  "of 'havingTcutriiis"wife To "pieces.- This  convict band gives daily concerts to  the inhabitants of Noumea,'who - aro  enthusiastic over the new organization.  Friend���������"You've novor been called  in consultation, have you?" Young  Doctor���������"No; but I'd liko to bo It's  nice to charge ten times as much as  the other doctor for saying that you  don't know any more about the caso  than he does.,"  ' 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, tinlike buckskin it is  not porous, it is wind-proof���������will  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:���������  'T'HE mild and bracing climate makes Atlantic City  especially attractive as a winter resort. The  Traymore is beautifully located on the most desirable  section of the Boardwalk, and commands a magnificent  Ocean View. The House is thoroughly equipped with  every modern im������)rovemeiit that will add to the comfort  and pleasure "of the guests, and no expense has been  spared in perfecting the details of the appointments.  The rooms are handsomely furnished, and the communicating baths are supplied with both fresh and salt  water. The Atlantic City Golf Links are acknowledged  to be the finest in the United States. Traymore Booklets will be mailed on request, and correspondence rela-  m tive to rates and accommodations is respectfully solicited  I       s TRAYMORE HOTEL COMPANY v  LO. S. WHITB, ,- ��������� Prasfdont and Manager  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal    Winnipeg    Dawson 2  ^nmrxriErmtl7ii.wio,i^ .mu.i ������j������a  "He says he, knows'all the best  peoplo. but he 'doesn't seem to associate with lhem." "That's .because  the  best people know him!"  FOR   OVI_l������.   SIXTY   YEARS.  Mrs.. WinMow's Soothing Syrup has  been used by millions of mothers for  tlioir children wliile teething- It soothes  the child, softens the gums, allays pain,  cures windcolic,. regulates the stomach  and bowels, and js the best -remedy for  JJiarrhoca. Twenty-five cents a. bottle:  Sold by druggists throughout  world. Ho sure und ask for  Wiuslow's Soothing Syrup."  thc  ���������Mrs.  22���������0-1  No Breakfast Table  complete without  MESSRS.- C C.  RICHARDS & CO.  C.'entlemcn,���������My daughter, I'd years  old, was thrown from a sleigh and  injured hor elbow so badly it remained still and very painful for three  years. Four, bottles .,of MINARD'S  LTNIMENT completely cured her and  she has not been troubled foi- two  years. .'���������������������������[. '."'���������'������������������'  Yours truly,  J. B. LIVESQUE. "-.'.-  St. Joseph P. O., 18tli Aug:, 1900.  Aii admirable food, with all  its natural qualities intact,  fitted to build up and maintain  robust health, and to resist.  winter's extreme cold. It is  a.valuable_diet_fo_*__children._  The   Most  Nutritious  and Economical.  In those hard times a man with a  large family of daughters on his  hands may pro/it by tho following  suggestion: An old lady who had  several unmarried daughters fed them  largely on a fish diet, because, as  she ingeniously observed, "fish is  rich in phosphorous, and phosphorus  is useful in making matches."  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Dandruff,  .Wills���������"Smith is a sort of .Jack-  of-all-trados, isn't he?" Spills:���������  "Not exactly.' He's a juckass-of-all  trades!"      :  Uncle���������"My word, Teddy, you are  growing fast!" Ves; thoy water mc  too much. Why, I've got to tako a  bath  every   morning!"  Lifebuoy Soap ��������� disinfectant ��������� is  strongly .recommended by the. medical  profession as a safeguard against infectious  diseases. 22  The spectacle of the two good- mon  keeping watch' on each other in tho  sanctuary next Sabbath nearly upset  tho dignity of our clerical friend  friend during his ministrations.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  Customer���������"That watch you sold  me the other day does not keep good  timo." Shopman:���������"It isn't the  fault of the watch'. Haven't you  heard people say, that thc, times are  very bad just now?"  CARPET    DYEINQ  ^"^ ������od OlMBinc Thi- i- ������tpecitlcr with Uio  ^**  BRITISH AMERIOAN  DYEING OO,  Saod pMtloaUn bj ������o-l ������d4 w .r. wan 10 av Utjr  -Mflll lo* V*. Mwitrul.  FOK      SALE- 1C0      ACRES.  Saujt, Ont..  good soil,  large clear-  NEAR  ^   _    ^ t clear-  uljj, tine building.s.^convcnient to* school,  churches, stations, wharf, etc.; only  82600. easy terms. J. H. Robinson.  Warwick,   Ont.  F  AKMS FOIT^ SALE.-Deep soil  prairie wheat' farms in the Vork-  ton district near towns with elevators,  schools aud churches on crop payments.  Write mc to-day for the fullest particulars. James Armstrong, 4 Richmond  St.   East,   Toronto.  DR.A.W. CHASE'S flE  CATARRH CUBE... AJC.  I* .est direct to tb. iThmnl  puts by _u ImpcoT*d Blowtc  KmI. Um alecn, dun tli. mit  puuKt*. uopi dropplnn la lb.  throat aad MrmuaaUy curt.   Cuurh ud H������t Pent.' Blowot  free. Alt deilen. or Dr. A. W. Cha*.  Medlcln. Co.. Toronto uid Bofijl*  Mother (firmly, to little daughter  who is ' about to have a tooth  drawn)���������"Now, Mny, if you cry I'll  never tako you to a dentists' again!"  Minard's Liniment far sai3 evar/me  "So much depends upon the money  of a country," said a traveller. "In  India a lack of rupees is a fortune,  whilo in Canada a lack of dollars is  poverty."  Itching:. Burning;, Croopingr. Crawling;  Skin Diseases relieved in a few minutes  by Agnew's Ointment. J)r. Agnew'n  Ointment relievos instantly, and. cures  Tetter. Salt Kheum, Scald Head, Eczema, Ulcers, lllotches, and all Eruptions  of tho Skin It is soothing and. quieting and act. like magic fn all , Baby  Humors, Irritation of tho Scalp or  Hashes during teething time. 3& cents'  ���������   box.���������7  The man who owes you money may  or may not think a great deal of  you, but it is certain that, tho man  to whom you owo money thinks of  you a groat deal.  SETTLERS LOW KATES WEST.  Via the Chicago and North Western  Ey. evory day from March 1st to  May 15th', 1905, Bottlers one-way  Boconil-class tickets at vory low  rates from Chicago to points in  Utah, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, also to  Victoria, Vancouver, New Westminster, Eosnland and other points in  tho Kootenay District. Correspondingly low rates from all poinls in  Canada. Writo for full particulars  end folders to B. H. Bennett, General 'Agent, 2 King St. East, Toronto,  Ont.  A Pleasant Duty���������'"When I know anything worthy of recommendation. I  consider it my duty to tell It," says  Hev. ,7as. Murdoek, of Hamburg, I'a.  "Jlr. Agnew's Catari-hol Powder has  cured mc . ol Catnrrli of fivo years  standing. It is certainly magical in its  effect. The first application benefitted  me  in  five minutes.    50 cts."���������tl  GRAND TRUNK4y^  ONE-WAY  EXCURSIONS  ���������TO���������    .  Billings, Mont., Colerado  Springs, Denver, Helena,  Butte, Mont., Ogden, Salt  lake City, Utah, Nelson,  .Rossland, B. C, Spokane, '  Wash., Portland, Ore., Seattle, Wash., Vancouver,  B.   C,   San   Francisco, Cal.  Rates $34.25 to $44;00  Tickets on  sale March   1st  to  May 15th.  ALL    GRAND    THUNIC  TICKET  AGENTS.  A man muy smilo uhen he sees lift  wife's new bonnet, but the smili  comes off whon he sees the bill.  Faulty Kidneys.���������Have you backache?  Po. you /eel drowsy? Do your limb*  feel heavy? Have you frequent heat],  aches? H'ave . you failing \islon? Uuv?  vou dizzy feeling? Are you ������lepre������ccd?  )s your skin dry? lliuu you n. tired  feeling? Any   of   these      **igns    prov*  kidney disease. Experience has proved  that South American Kidney Cure ncv.  er   fails.���������G  PEACE  AND   WAR.  A strange museum has been found-  c'd a't Lucerne, Switzerland. ' It i.s  entitled the "Museum of Peace and  War," and is intended as a. complete history of war from the earliest  times. Thc contents are warlike  arms of all ages and nations, books,  prints reprasenting the horrors of  war in their most realistic aspect,  an'd everything that can throw a  candid light upon a grim subject.  The founder of the museum is M.  Jean de Bloch, a wealthy Pole who  is philanthropic, and perhaps a little  eccentric, and he hns chosen Lucerne  for the site as being the place most  likely to attract the largest number  of  cosmopolitan  visitors.  He���������"So your father objects to my  calling to see you, does he?" She���������  "Not at all. What he objects to is  my being at home when you call!"  ,  She���������"Were you ever disappointed  in love before you wero married?"'  He���������"No;  not  until  afterwards!"-  Minard's';Liniment���������.-.Cures Burns, etc,  said-thoy only stayed ono night, as  tho streets were flooded and pcoplf  had to go about in  bouts."  Neglect a cough and contract '  consumption.  SHiloH's  Consumption  Cure SnicLuns  cures consumption, but don't  leave it too long:. Try it now.  Your money back if it doesn't  benefit you.  S. C. Wkixs A Co. Ml  LeRoy, N. Y.. Toronto, C������n.  Prices:  -So 50c.fl  '\.  ���������   is,  " *".*  it  -.*���������  ISSUE. NO. 9���������05 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  r   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  Dainty, New Spring Easter Hosiery���������  Silk Plaited���������Lace and Crochet Patterns. Lisle  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.  's  for Easter  Ties  Kid Gloves  A new importation   of  Kid   Gloves.  Collars and Belts for the Easter trade.  Fancy  Children's  Department  Girls' Short Dresses,   Baby's   Long   Robes,  Cloaks for thc youngsters, Children's Rompers.  Throw your old Tics away and get the latest Jfo  style.     They are here for you at reasonable price,  ^yjc  ' ,i     ��������� i ���������> ���������*$(���������  Boots and Shoes #  Stylish and Up-to-Date Footwear, including $?���������.������  the American Harlow Shoes and thc Twentieth ^ie.  Ccutury, Canadian makes for men. -tJv^-  _?*'*;  ���������w  ������������������  ens J*urnisningfs  Millinery  More New Millinery���������We keep in touch with  the fashion centres of the East and have a new  consignment coming by express for  Easter.    Wc  have the  latest  shapes   in  trimmings.  straws,   and  exquisite  SS  You are cordially invited to look over the  New Slyles and Materials. Fit and finish style wc  guarantee.       Place your orders with  us   at  once.  We are making* this department specially  attractive with a display of New ancl Nobby goods  for Easter buyers. Exceptional values. Come  and get the best goods in the market. They are  here for your inspection.  NOTtO'fl. I  Notico is hereby t*!ven thai thtr*v <!nyrf ������rter j  thvUi wc iuioU'i to  upply to the Clii'jf O  lumis-J  ���������iiotun-of I.tmvis nml Works fur-.t spuHsil li.v-nst.'  to out und carry  p.wnv  timher from   tin; i"ul-  lowtKj,'   doscribe'l   lnnds, sltimtiMl   oa   Upper  Arrow I_fik_>, We.^ Koo lenity district, ii. (J i  ('oimnen'.'in^ nt a p.>st mark*.'-! '"iiowti'tn ;  Im m hur 1:0." plan Uiil nit noriii sido of nnrtii-'  (riM nnn of U|'|'*'r Arrow i.uko, itixuit \-. milo  (���������At-UiMYliipkev I'-iiui. theiiv'i' north -ID Wmltis, ;  tlioare ������������������iisi'ir.o chjiins, ihei:ce south i'J fduiiin, ���������  llicnci! wo>t HU) ihnius to puint ol comini-nce-  ment. j  Luted M'rll lOlli. luu-v  NO'ilOE.  JiOWMAN  MJMHE-i CO., LTD.  N'o Hi  ���������111 If   Wl  sio:icr i  lor! it t;  iut- iii*?  l.nUe, Wi'Kt j;.  Comment'! ���������  r.iinil.' t-r..."  c������>i ini.i oi l'i  NOTICK.  o N liorohy kivoii th:it tliirty daysnf;cr  ��������� fn (<���������;'! i<������ apj'ly to tlm . hi- ���������' ('nmuir*  ������f l.nu.'l,-' jiiul iVio'k-* f-tr it siieoial llcen-e  tnlcntTv aw.ty Mmhvr fioiu tho foliow-  l-.o*l   i-iiKls'sttif t-M  on l.'ppor Arrow  ���������It  nay ���������  Lr   a I   a  j.lantir!  ou  Wr.������u I  te:iicL H. C  po.-t   mat-ki'il  east   of    V.S.u-l    H������\ ;   tli  lliiMic-OM.tith Si)    Jwiins. tlien  ihoiitre nofih *su ohultis   tu pt  mont.  JMted April inth. lf.iM.  ���������IMilll  itkt*. a  JiM'.i ni.ui  id'? of'nor: It*  i:i one milo  ,Vt   i������loi'i:s. i luiihil)  v uo8t SO f'it,ii:i,  tut of common,-<  X'.itiei) in livivhy ^tvt-n tliat application will bo  ' im-ii:. t't t!ic I.e^J^lat ivo As.'n.iul.ly .if Llio Province  of I'.nti^h.(^il::iiihiu, :ir the next seeslon, for an Aot  hiorpomtiu*; :t Company to build, equip, maintain  ; mid opovfitu a Hno or linen of mil way of Htiuidurd  I or otiier ������:tii{i<.',   with ;uiy kind of motive power  ; from ;i. point on Uppsv An*'������w Lake, West. Koi.te-  nay, ni\*;r Airo-,\histd, liioiioo folluwtni; tlm Colli in-  h h'.ii  \l\viir northerly mi cither sido to a point at or  ; m\ir the roiifiitonye of Canoe Itivyr with the Col* .  ' nmhia   Itiver ami themv follov.in^ along Cnnoe  . K.iViM* on uUhei'Mtile lo a  point at.or near Tfcto ���������  J .laune Cacito on l-'ra^er ]Iivi r, with powor to  con*  i>(ntet*. op era t������* and maintain hrauoli linos to auy  ! V'idnl withhi luinty mtli'b'from  the mainline of  ��������� vail way and with power tn I'oiihtruet-, opeiate and  i maintain all !*'jfys^iry ! ridtfL*������, roads, ways, aiul  { fun'ie^: :iml to ris'rfiniei, acquire, own ami itiain-  tuin wh u v.'.s :>:i:i tloek.^  in  eotcieelimi therewith;  , and ttn.-.'iwtvnet. own, j;rquiro, equip anil mahdiiin -  .-.team and othor ve.-r.-ui.* and Imat* mul operate tho  Kimv on ;iii> n.������.vif;ahle Wiitid'.-,  and to  eoi^liucl,  onor.-Ui? and maintain ti le^raph ami telephone lim a  j.'.l n;;tI������o  r-imes  of   the  Mild   railway  amt  its  i Inniiehe.-i. or iu eomit-t lion therewith, and totrnns-  i.mit- hk*.���������*���������������������;'/���������:���������.i fm otutiiiti'ivial puriJONO.s; lojjenemto  j uleelrieity and Mipply li^ht. heat, and  power,  and  * t, eou^tniet, hud,I and maintain the neoosisary  and wovk.s ami in t;eaerate tiny kind ������f  iip'.^J  i:o\\uan i.cmckk co.. ltd.  if  if������  iAR  Styles in Hats  Our stock contains a full range of Soft and  Stiff Hats, New Browns, American makcs,=  also " Thc New Hat."  ''     7  The Newest and Neatest Patterns ever shown-  in this city are ready for you in the shirt line.  DRYGOODS  MERCHANTS  DRYGOODS  MERCHANTS  'rrt'fi  jfci  cm  TRNDKIiS ave invited foi- IVom  Oiiu-h.-ilf (\) inillidii !') 'riiriv-quiirtfr  (V) millioii l'i*'.*!, ut f-ii/.ed Imnl^'L- Im-  ������iilc>visl!:M, vi*/.: ���������  SpniL-c 2:< I hii If) -Ix.S up In l!> I'I.. Inug.  'l'.irn.ir.u: 2x I un In 0>.S up I.i ilii't. Iiuifr  Ii. 0. Tiiiii.-ir.-ii;  2:;-l up in :1.<12 up ti) IS  I'I. Inn:?.  D. 0. F\v 2.<-.i up lo Un-12 up Ln 1SH. long  Ciiuli.-'uloi'K mny tumli'L* for qiuini i-  lii-s fi-oni ii,l)Dt) I'ol'I up lo LIks full quiui-  lily wliiuii in.iy be. required.  "Vnd'.-rs sluliiifv quaiilily proposed  to be .'iipplicil tiddrc.'-'scd ,1. JI. Jliir-  Kio.avc-s, I'uliliu Works GoiiiinioHionoi-,  Ii.luRMilon, Allioi-la. to be sent to nit>  not, 1,-iici- ili-ui noon of Mond.-iy, l.sl  cl.-iy of Mtny, a I whii;li tiinu liiu toiuU'is  will bu opi'iiiyl.  ���������     G. .1. lUNNAlltl),  Scurul:ii y-Tro.-isuroi-.  ISdnioiiloii, Alia.  April 12. Ullo. 2ii>:_7  |m-,\( r f. r tlio i)-.u(j.t,:cr.r.ftiivsitiil, ur iii t-onneeticiii  t!icivwi:li, f.'i- i-ov.ai-'l: anil i.������ ncc|Hti-u antl roueivo  J-pMii any (..tvi'iiina-tit., Coiporatmn ������r pui-snn.s  giants.tii lat:*!, iiHin-.y, lionusos, ]u'ivlli'������:viu.riitlier  it.is;..ta::i-.! iu iiiil t>I' Uit: <'i.n.-.t:iii:t:i)il nf tlto Com*  jtauy'tt ut:tkrt:t!.-3nji: nntl Iti f(tniit;(;t with unit untor  into ti.-ilh*- vv i-Alnr arritnsiii'.cnts with milway,  stt-.-imlr.t.-it. ttr other rnmpanktK, unit to t-xircirtti  sii.-h j't'tt. r.i at; ai-t! cvntit'.tl tiy |tavla -1 antl ft of tlitj  -*\s-ait't-Ciaitsos i:t'nsoli.tjit.ion Act;" aiul for Hit  n������!t(.s p.tM*rit ami jTivih'tras nt-fi-i-tmy in or  inuiilcntal to thu ittunii.sus,ami for other purposes,  ll.iluil at l.tvflsloke, l'��������� C, this itltli day of  April, iiuti  IlAltVi'  Ap.ao  JlcOAK'J'Elt .t riNKlIAM,  Hulicitoi-s fur the Applicants.  ano  ning1  Lcnvo Orders at Alium's Jcivcllcry Store.  EiSlit Ysars' Experience.  Miul.-mu* OiiscUla (llio colobniled so-  p:-iino) say*-:���������" 'i'lio pi.-fno J ii-.cd for my  conceit. l:isl niylil, and which v.:ts tuned  hv \on, wa.s done priiccth- and I found it  in excellent condition." N      c  M. S. HASTINGS, TUNER.  1Z. A. Orchard,  ARCHITECT  TAVLOR  BLOCK.      -  !'.,inc a;*.:l Specifications.        SKotciiCB, Doslgrns.  Eluu Prints, Etc., Et=.  m  m  m  m  m  Spots  ���������  e  e  e  c  t  m  m  m  and Stains  e  s  m  m  m  ���������  Are made   by  *-o   many  different agents.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ������  r  ���������  s  ���������  WE   HAVE A  GLEANER  e  ���������  r  ���������  ���������  '���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  which   is   excellent   for  taking oul any of these  spots.    It is  put   up  in  25c. Bottles aud easy to  use.  0  0  ���������  ���������  e  ���������  ���������  CANADA DRUC & BOOK CO., Ltd  9  a  i  t  m**a*******99999***99****������  Death  Patrick���������At the residence. 2nd street,  April 10th. Lulu, eldest daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. L. Patrick, age I't  vears.  LOCALISMS  Good Friday to-morrow.  J. A. Buckham, of Golden, is in the  city.  Mr. J, A. Magee left Tuesd.iv for St.  Paul.  Mr. John Kernaghan went east on  No. 2 Tuesday morning.  Miss Purvis, of Vancouver, arrived  on Monday on a visit to her brother  J. Purvis."  Dr.  Chipper-field leturned  hy Xo. 2  this morning from a couple of  weeksi   visit- to-the-Okiimigiin   Mrs. H. J. Bourne left for 'Wetaskn-  ���������win on Sunday's train, to spend a  ���������while with her relatives.  Chas. Ballard, the Arrowhead contractor, was in the city last night and  returned south this morning.  Mr. Robert Caley returned on -Saturday evening from "a business trip to  points as far east as St. Paul.  Capt. Fi-aser, of s. s. Kootenay. and  Mrs. Fraser were in the city last even  ing, returning south tliis morning.  "A Hundred Thousand Pounds" and  a dance for 50 and 75 cents at the  Opera House on Thursday, April 271 h.  Do not forget the football match of  the season, tomorrow at 2.30 p. 111.  sharp, on the Gun Club grounds. Admission 25c.  Mr.- P. Godenrath, representing  "The Week, " Victoria, is visiting the  Revelstoke district in the interest  of his paper.  H. Manning has everything ready  and in a few days will dispense ice  cream and all manner of iced drinks  in his new parlors.  Full Court at Vancouver has heen  adjourned until June 5th. Four  Revelstoke cases are on the list and  will have to stand over.  His Honor Judge Leamy and Mrs.  Leamv spent a day here last week.  Tlie judge is in failing health and  left for the Coast on a short vacation.  Do not forget the* Dramatic Club  entertainment on Thursday next. The  play will be a sparkling one, full of  bright parts and laughable situations.  The Ladies' Hospital Guild will hold |  their regular monthly meeting in tho  city hall Tuesday afternoon at three I  o'clock.     Members are requested   to|  attend.  The R. 31. Rifles held another of  their popular dunces last Tuesday  evening. As usual, thc ?.*\tteiidaneo  was good, tho music excellent and the  evening a most enjoyable one..  Mrs. McKilriek intends holding a  giand opening dinner at her new  dining rooms tomorrow evening. An  orchestra will play during the"dimier  wliich is to be followed by a dance.  Those who are thinking of building  should consult Mr. K. A. Orchard who  is prepared to make plans, furnish  designs ati.l do till drawings necessary  for   modern   and   stylish* residences.  Mrs. \V. ,T. Lightlmrne. and her son  Hex came up from Arrowhead last,  night. Thc latter went east on No. 2  tliis niorning to Portage la Prairit*  where ho will in fulute reside and be  employed in railway work.  Mr. Chas. Detitchinan and Mr. TT.  "Wilcox left on Tuesday niorning for  the cave to continue explorations.  The Hehau), for lack of spare, will  not publish the report of the investigation of the cave until next issue.  Miss Annie Snyder, humorous reciter, dramatic leader and impersonal or will appear tonight at the  Presbyterian Church with a varied  program. Judging from the nature  of her selections she should not fail in  creating a good impression.  Three actions entered against the  Sawmill Company at Trout Lake by  .Messrs. Nicholson. Scott and Johnson,  for damages for injuries sustained in  the mill have been settled by the  Companv. These actions wet e to have  been tried at the next assizes here in  .May. Ilarvey, McCarter fc Pinkham  represented the plaintiffs and Wheal-  ler fc "Wragge for the company.  _ There seems of late to be an intiux  of very undesirable characters into  Kevelstoke. who ate committing  various petty thefts anil other unlawful act*-.' In" the interests of rho town  we .sincerely hope that when these  oifenders are brought up the magistrates will not tern [ier justice wilh too  miit-h nictey. Our city i.s to be run  along respectable lines. XVe must  weed out this undesirable element by  active and severe measures at the  start.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  Smoke Brown's Union  Cigar.  Heed   Potatoes  for  Sale apply lo R.  Tapping.  Comb Honey. TJottlo Honey at C. B.  1J tune Sc Co's.  '. Ilainmoc!  Bews" Dili::  :s���������a  good  Store.  Beattie's-10 per  cent  closes Saturday night.  assortment   at  Discount Sale  A new lot  to $20 a set,  of Dinner Sets, from ������10  at O. li. llimie fc Go's.  under auspices  to Ji.  of   Jt. T.  Any Prescription  If a prescription is correctly written we can  fill it, no matter if the  name of some other  druggist is on blank.  Bring all of your prescriptions here a n tl  they will bc correctly  filled. Tlic prices wc  charge will suit you.  Dews' $1 and $1.50 Shopping Bags,  excellent values.  ROOMS TO RUNT in the Tapping  Block, apply to It. Tapping.  "Webb's best Chocolates, fresh at'  Bev.s'Diug Store.  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Cigar.  Call and seo our new China and  Glassware at C. B. Hume fc Co's.  J'rivate Funds to loan on Real Kstate  Securities.    Applj" to J. M. Scott.  Hurry up and get a cart at the Red  Ctoss. they are maiked away down.  Smoke Brown's " Marca  VueSta "Cigar.  71b. tin of Cros-so and Black well's  Jam for SI.50 per tin, at C. B. Hume  A: Co's.  Calico Ball. May 1st.  of Jjidi.-s' Auxiliary  Watch for particulars.  The R-nhbone Sisters will give a  ball on Kas-ter Monday in Selkirk Hall.  ~A7iii<mnlIFii]enl"~r~.nier.  Ju.st a few Garden Seed.s left at the  Red Cros-s, and you get two pkts. for  five cents.  Bir-y-Ies 1 ep-.ircd and cleaned at XV.  Sinvtlie's, next Dr. McLean's house,  full -toek of tire:-, all kinds Dunlop  and M. and XV.  "Bicvclti fittings, wheels repaired,  full stock fit saddles, tires, rims and  bicycle lamps. Agent for the famous  Cleveland wheel.$05.00, Rambler 2nd  grade .*SI5.00.--W.   Smythe.  WANTED���������A situation by a D. K.  Book Keept-r, has had ten years  experience in general store and six  ���������years'in saw mill. Address, J. C. T.  Box 01. Kamloops. '  We are agents for the celebrated  Globe- Wericke Sectional Book Cases,  Filing Cabinets and all office speciol- |  ties... All goods', in select quarter cut  oak, if you require these goods you  can only gel, lhem through us. Call  and see them and judge for yourselves,  John Ji. Wood, the Big J'urnitnre  Store.  THE CHURCHES.  ST. AsDlt-Ws-A preparatory service for Holy Communion will be  celebrated at the church tomorrow  (Good Fiiday) evening by Rev. XV. O.  Calder. >���������  Sunday. Jl a. in., Communion;  livening service 7:30 p. m., Subject:  " The receul special services, aud  what they suggest. Special music in  preparation: >  St. Peter's���������Jiaster Sunday there  will ^be "celebrations of Holy Communion at 8 a.m. and also after Matins  at IJ a.m. Jivensong at Ti.lO p.m. Tho  Rector hopes thab all the membeis  will follow the Rubrical directions,  viz.: "'Every parishioner shall communicate ac least three times in the  year-, of wliich lia&ter is to be one.''  It is the bona lide lest of the Anglican  Communion. In faith and confidence  draw near to Christ ;tt Eastertide in  life, in hope of a bright Jiastertide  after death.  Floweis and musical setting appropriate to the season. The Rector  (Rev. C. A. Procunier. M.A.) will  preach both morning and evening.  The annual K.ister Vestry meeting  will be held on Monday in Jiaster  week at S p.m. in the church, a large  attendance is urged. Ladies especially  are cordially invited, since by Canon  of Diocese they have a voice and vote  in the vestry proceedings.  Methodist���������Easter Sunday services  ���������Anthems by the Junior Choir, "God  is Love,'" '-Softly Pades the Light of  Day." Cello solo, Mr. M. Hastings.  Sacl^iTentoT^lie'Xo^  be dispensed at" this service. Subject,  "Our Chief Remembrance."  Kveiiing- Anthems by the Choir,  "Chri.st Our Pos-'ovcr,'" "Seek Ye the  Loid," "The Strife is O'er." Quartet,  "Crossing the J?ar," Mesdames Jiews  and Dent, Messrs. Barber and Allum.  Solo, .Mrs, Dent. Subject: "Did  Christ Rise .Again?"  CORRESPONDENCE  Piano Tuning.  IT. if. Clarry, piano tuner, Toronto,  owing to illnes", will not bc in Revelstoke until summer.  B.  Walter  Bews,   Phm.  TiRVGfilST AND STA'I'IONKIt.  Nexl to thc Iltiine Block.  Prompt Attention To Mail Orders  Judge Leamy has given judgment  on the jury's verdict in favor of Mr. J.  Henderson, late manager ror the  Canadian Timber and .Sawmills* of  RovelsloUe in his action against lhe  Company for wrongful dismissal. The  action was fried here beforo a. jury in  November last and judgment was  reserved, Air. Henderson recovers  the full amount or bis claim. G. S.  McCarter 11 ppcarod for Henderson and  A.  Whealler for the Company.  Saturday Nigh  Our Sale Closes  It has been a great success  and there are only two lines  which now; need to be  reduced.  Candies  These fancy boxes must go  at any price, so come in and  see them.  Chattelames  Are   another   feature  and ���������  you   can   save   money   by  looking them over.  40 Per Cerit. Off  Don't forget that thc 40  p.c. is off Saturday night.  Revelstoke, J3. C,  April 12th, Jf)05.  Mv. Editor:  Dear Sir,���������Please allow me space  through the columns of your val liable  paper for a little comment ie the  Opera liouse, which I trust you will  not deem out of place.  Many of our pioneers will remember  thu cry that went up eight years ago  from the citizens for a larger h-ill for  public entertainments. A large 'number of citizens strongly advised me lo  build such a hall promising mo the  patronage if I did so. Having great  faith in the future of ltevelstoke J  built, a play liouse that I considered  suitable for the requirements of tho  people. This J did in irood faith, and  J think, Mr. Editor, you will agree  with ine when I say that I was under  the impression T was setting a, good  example in our promising young city.  Now, I can repent at my leisure for so  doing, and ask where are those who  profess to be manly and honorable or  encourage enterprising men. They  stay with rne in the same way as rats  stay wilh a sinking ship. By their  actions ono would bo led to believe  that Revelstoke is on the decline, as  during the past year they havo made  any kind of a little place do for all  kinds of public gatherings.  Now, Mr. Editor, I wish to say that  I protest against the JDrill Hall being  used for so many public entertainments under a militia cloak. They do  not contribute in any way to our cily  trcasu ry,���������wh i lo���������t be���������Opera���������Douse,-a  private enterprise is being taxed to  death by the cil.y. We oniy had one  ball last winter. Our terms areas  reasonable as any hall in B. C. and  who can say we have not dealt in an  honorable way with them. J lad 1 no  olher means wheieby to support my  family, than the Opera liou.se, Ilie  creditors would have had it ere this,  after all the money I have invested in  it. Jn conclusion I. would say that if  our citizens wish to see the Opera  House fitted up to date Ihey must give  it a fair patronage; if not, I will con-  hesfc to lock it up. Thanking  "'        "       your space,  &he jfrurning Question  "Whether you ouler your wood now  and have it tired for you whon you need  il, ui" Older iL when you need it and have  it green, now is the lime to place your  orders. "   >  UOXV TO UI'lACn US-By mail, by Tele-  phono, by calling at the oliice.  r.trOES -J load .$2, 5 loads $S.50, 10 loads,  $i.">. ��������� Delivered.  ������owman JZ,umber Co.  i.i mi iT.n.  ������<__S������__23___"K__2_.e  -  .'   .-, '}'   -.    ;"  sider it  you, Jlr..Jidilpr, for  yours truly,  lt.  J am,  Tawi.vij.  Red Cross Dro. Store  CiKO. Hi.  Uhattih,   l'ltor.  Opening Dinner and Dance  Following is (he menu of the opening dinner to be given at the Union  hotel tomorrow (Friday) evening, by  Mrs. McKit.rick, on the opening of  this favorite hostelry under her management. Dinner will be served from  o.'JO to 8 p. in., after which a social  dance wil) bo held.  Young Onions rtndlHhi-H* Lettuce  Oli ven (.lintr-cliow  SOUP  Comiomrno Jtoynlii  FISH    ������������������'.;���������  r.rc-idf.l Ilnld-iif, I'ntli't, Tarter Sauce  .   ENTREES ;.     .  Clileicen (i-rtitjiicllcti ft la reino  , Lemon (:Im:i:ho TnrtH a la Mnloncy  French J'iiieapplo Fritters, Maple Syrup  HOT KEATS  Roast Turkey, Oyster Dre-wlnR, Cranberry .Telly  l.i'jC tii I.nmb, Mint KntK-e  .I-'illct Jleof an Juh  COLD MEATS  Itcof      fork       Ham'       Tongue'      Headcheese  ,**..���������   VEGETADLES  Maslieil Potatoes - Baked Ern it Potatoes  .French Peas   .   Creamed Corn  SALAD  . I.olwtor Salad. 'Mayonnaise Dressing  DE8SERT  Snow Pudding Vnullla Ico Cream and Cake  Apple 1'ie   I.emnn Pie   lioston Cream Pie  Imperial cheese.  Tea Coffoo  CENT.  PER CEHT.  ON ALL CASH  PURCHASES  Of Hats and Caps, Gloves, Mills, Sliirls, lilankcls, Underwear,  Mackiaaws, Clolliing, and all l-'uinisliiags, Men's, Women's and  Children'.*! Rubbers and Boots. . >    ,   ,  Have removed from my old quarters, near Depot, to Fretz' building  First Street, West.  0 OB B CB__B____5Z__M!  -<s_s_s_s_s_i__as  a  o  o  I  onald  THE UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  ���������  Shoes for Everybody  We have (he Spring  Kline any man wants  if he is desirous of  obtaining the best  ir, the market. Some  men buy Shoes for  quality��������� olheis for  style. Here you need  only secure your  style���������we look out  for quality, and its  never wrong.  OUR $3.50 SHOES  Ts known tho town  over as the best shoe  to be had for Ihe  money.  OUR $5.00 SHOES  Our Tan and Patent  Shoes embrace all  the recognized New  Spring Shapes.  See our line of Oxfords in Tans and  Patent leather. You  must have a pair for  Easter.  THE UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  ���������������������������������������������<��������������������������� +>i**>++r+^*>*  a e-dors a id i!  ���������A ijRKiS  "������IW|������I(1MIWII|1UIWJ������WW11������ VM^HM-Mt f*VJ*l X P ������HU |.H|W H������������ W WgWUlH I f W WWU'J*

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