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 vVy  ttJi t^lOO'J  .if ' ~t--e-. *-.,. . %,     v-*'  o  RAILWAY    MmN'S   JO'tmNAL  Vol   XVI: NO. 16  REVELSTOKE Bi G.   THURSDAY,  MAY 4, 1908  $2 OO a Year in Advance  I & (fl., Iii  Department Store  The Home  of the Real  Slater Shoe  The new Spring shapes  'are..here.... New Enamel  Oxfords, new Tan, Bals.'  and Oxfords, new Mellow  Calf, (laced).  C. B. Hume  & Co. ������������������  The Ladies'  Shoe Store  Some   very   unique  and  stylish    Ladies'    Footwear  New Blacher Oxfords.  White Canvass Newports  New Tan  Newports and  Oxfords.  C; B. HUME & CO.  Our Crockery id  We  tan^."put"ypu'?any.  t -- sized-settr in ^The .Mayfered-  andEHte ISimoges.-.:- - ' ;:  r -A   new,,..line  -of.^Fancy  -Lemonade Setts .-haverjust-  arrived. ��������� ��������� '        *  ._ . X -J- ������  $3.00-to  14.00 will .buy  a nice sett of Toilet ware.  Dinner Setts, at $10.00,  15.00 and 18.00 per sett.  hek id T dsty (nooks  '" Always " New and Fresh  Fruits in Season.  Have  our  man  call  on  you and   give   us   a trial  Border.- We_.are _satisfied_  that you will do more business .with us when you  have sampled the different  lines in our Grocery department.  (bite's Dresses  Here is a bargain jn Children's White  Dresses���������one lino���������Regular'Price $3,50  $1.75  Another   Very   Pretty   Linen,   nicely  made.   Regular $1.60 Dress fur  95c  HEW GOODS Just Arrived  Parasols, Lustre Shirt Waist Suits/White and Colored Blouses.    Just what you need at this May Season.  C B, HUME & CO,  Department Store  HEAD-ON  COLLISION  Passenger and   Freight Train  Meet���������Both Firemen Killed���������  - Engineers and Others Injured  ���������Inquest Held.  Shortly after 7 o'clock on Saturday  night another fatal railway accident  occurred on the main line of the C. P.  R., a few miles west of Griffin lake,  when the first section of.-No..L in  charge of Conductor Anderson and  Engineer Moscrop, collided with a  freight train in charge of Conductor  McCrum and Engineer "Wm. McNab.  The accident resulted inthe death of  the two firemen, Joseph P. Eastwood  and Lancy K. Scott. Eastwood was  killed instactly while Scott'lived until  about 6 o'clock the following moraine.  Both the engineers, however, escaped  with.only very slight injuries, Engineer McNab being cut about the head.  Brakeman Smith of the freight train  was also slightly injured. On the  first section of No. 1 were two cars of  passengers who received a severe  shaking up.  As soon as the news of the wreck  was received in the city the C. P. R.  officials ordered out a special train  and with the doctors- immediately  repaiied to the scene of the disaster,  where everything was done to alleviate the suffering, and bring them to  the city for treatment. Upon examination it'was found that none of them  were badly hurt.  Correct' orders had. been issued by  the despatcher, and all had understood  them correctly .excepting Engineer  McNab and his firemau,_of the freight  train.' " McNab, in reading the order  had /placed his thumb over the first  word "2nd" of the order and had read  it as meaning' number one was in one  section and(. late, .whereas ?-"the order  .was meant to advise that number one  wtis in two sections -with the secpnd  section late." On the "order the freight  should have.rStopped'a.t D6wnie siding  to allow the'iirst'sectidn'of the p'assela.^  ger to -pass, but_.oa, the engineer's  misinterpretation of the order he went  on. As soon as Conductor'McCrum  noticed that the train had passed the  switch, be put' on the eraergency.air  to stop the train, and just then the  trains met with the result stated.. . ���������*  Besides both engines, and-tenders,,'  three flat cars and one box-car. of-, the'  freight were wrecked,.-and one dead-  bead sleeper, the Yokohama, attached  to- the passenger, telescoped on the  tender.'  Fireman. Eastwood was skilled outright, being pinned against the boiler  head and was badly scalded^ Fireman  Scott was pinned between the engine  and - the tender and besides" being  scalded his left leg and arm were  bidly crushed, lt took nearly an  hour to get him clear of the wreck.  Two tramps were stealing a lide on  the freight and sustained injuries. One  of them is the notorious ''Kid" McDonald, well known .to the police of  the Interior. .The dead and injured  are :���������   dead.   were placed * on-No. 2 for transportation east. ��������� The~������pT������ngeinents of both  funerals were in 'the hands of the  Brotherhood .of Iiocomotive Firemen,  of which Order thii deceased were both  active and valued imembers. Rev. W.  C. Calder conducted the services and  -the pall bearers .ypere : ' J. McKinnon,  H. Trueman, "W. Jblilfe, D. Cameron,  WV Pettipiece .aiidjYJ. Rogers. M. J.  Scott -accompanied the remains of his  brother Lance to Teeswater, Ont.,. and  James Eastwood, of Enderby, accompanied/the. remains of his brother  ���������Percy to Grand Valley, Ont.  The deceased,young men were well  and favorably known in' the city,  where they . resided, and the Herald  joins with their;many friends in extending heartfelt' sympathy to the  sorrowing relatives. ,"  The ' Brotherhood of Locomotive  Firemen desire, through the columns  of tho HERALD.'-.tp thank thepfflcials  of the 'Pacifiu division of the O. P. R  for assistance .rendered and transportation 'given in .connection with, the  above sad and fatal accident.  MINES ARE  ALL PAYING  Fatal Accident at Arrowhead.  On Monday ^afternoon, at three  o'clock, Mr. Fi_G.;Brown,was terribly  Injured by the lumber carriers - in the  Big Bend Lumher' Co's. mill yards at  Arrowhead,. "anil, died about three  hours later. -On Tuesday morning,  Dr. _ Cross, coroner, went down to  Arrowhead to hold an inquest on the  causo'of death,-wad f^om" the evidence  produced, it' w������s apparent that the  -unfortunate man lost his. life through  his own fault.-"The body was brought  to the city;on-Tuesday evening and  taken to Howson's,undertaking parlors  to be prepared fpf burial. S"  ' The deceased leaves a family of  small children^at,"his* home near  ' Lacombe in" Albertar      ���������-���������,-*  CAME OF CARDS  ENDS IN MURDER  of.  at  J  Fireman Scott and Fireman Eastwood.  INJURED.  . Engineer R. Moscrop, head injuries.  Engineer W. J. McNab, scalp wound.  Baggageman XV. Miles, injured.* hip.  - Front, brakeman Thomas -Smith,  sprained back.  Two tramps.  On Monday .', morning Coroner Dr.  Cross held an: inquest touching.the  cause of the death of the two firemen.  The following gentlemen constituted  the jury: Messrs. J. M. Kellie, F. B.  Wells, F. B. Lewis, W. J. Dickey, W.  Armstrong and W. J. Law.. The. inquest opened at 10:30 and the hearing  of evidence was in progress till i p.m.,  and at 6 o'clock a verdict was given in  substance as follows: "Deceaseds  Lancy K. Scott and James P. Eastwood met their deaths as the,result of  -a collision between the 1st section of  No. 1 and an east hound freight train  about SOO yards east .cl Downie station,  the collision being caused' by a mistake on the part of Engineer McNab,  who misinterpreted his train orders."  Jn giving evidence-before the, coroner's jury, Engineer Wm. . MoNab  in a manly statement admitted he  was responsible for-the coHisiop.by.  having misinterpreted his orders, and  asked the jury to place the blame  on no.one but himself.- ,  The funeral of the two unfortunate  young lireinen, Lanoy K. Scott and  Josepii P. Eastwood, took place on  Tuesday morning, the former froiii the  residence of M. J. Scott, brother of  deceased, and the latter from Selkirk  Hall, to the depot where the bodies  ������&: ,.    .  While - Undier.^Influence"  1- Whiskey Indians Quarrel  Verna-n���������Offender Captured by  His Own People.t-      -, -  ' Vernon, jB. C.���������Full particulars of  the alleged murder of tha Indian Hop-  kin at "Vernon'by another native, Wild  'Aleck, have been received. .The Vernon  News says'that the murder resulted  from a drunken row ever: a - go me of  cards on April 13.  "On the night in question, Wild  Aleck and his wife. Long Pierre and  his wife and Hopkin, an elderly Indian  at least 65 years of age, were encamped  on the arm of.the lake." says the News.  "They had been drinking whiskey and  were all more or less' under the influence of the intoxicant. Aleck and  Hopkin were playing cards and gambling, when Aleck evidently - resenting  the continued success of' his opponent,  pulled his'revolver and,,after, missing  fire at the first-attempt, shot' at. Hopkin, striking him in the temple. Long  Pierre-is: said ��������� to have made some  attempt to tako _away. Jthe_revolverL  but was promptly covered by Aleck  and threatened with- death: if'he interfered.  -"After the deed, the four Indians  Immediately left the place, leaving the  body as it was, and proceeded to White  Man's-creek, about four miles off,  where'they stayed for the night.  "Annie, Wild Aleck's klootchman,  confessed that thu next niglit she and  her husband returned to the scene of  ���������the murder, dragged tbe body through  a fence to the lake, and, fastening a  heavy stone to it. towed it out some  distance from the shore and allowed it  to sink.  ��������� "As. soon as he could safely escape  from the company of - his dangerous  associate Long Pierre reported the  -matter to the chief. The latter: im-,  mediately reported to chief constable  Simmons, who made all necessary I  arrangements to effect the capture of  the murderer. Specials were -sent to  watch various points on both sides of  the lake, and constable Rose, of. Kel-  owna and Gardoni, of Enderby, were  sent for to assist in the measures  Q3cessary for tho arrest. These preparations served their turn in preventing the escape of Wild Aleck, although  the- determination of the ���������.- Indians  themselves to bring the offender  speedily to justice resulted in his capture by-his own people. The chief had  enrolled some 30 or 40 men for speoial  polico duty and had distributed these'  .'men In various likely parts of the lake  -vicinity, A section of about 20 of these  located Wild Aleok in the house of an  Indian on the west side of the lake,  -whitherhe had gone to procure -his  rifle. The house was surrounded and  Aleck, who was quite unarmed, was  soon convinced of the hopelessness of  his situation and induced to give himself up. He was brought to-Vernon  and lodged ip tbe lockup," I  The Outlook Never was Better  inthe Rossland Camp���������Negotiations by Le Roi Two for  Purchase of Giant.  The mining outlook is most certainly  brightening to a remarkable  degree  arid everything points to greater profits and output than ever before in the  history of the camp, says the Rossland  Miner,     Every  mine   that  is  being  operated here is making a profit.   The  Centre  Star during  the  first  three  months of the year has made something over $60,000. ��������� The War Eagle  has made a profit  of  $35,000  iii  the  same period.   The Le Boi is making a  substantial profit each month.    The  Le Rioi Two is doing well.   The Jumbo  is piling up an addition to ils surplus  eachjmonth.     The  Spitzee and  the  White Bear are making a profit on the  ore which they! take out, but are putting it back into new work.     Profits  are what mining is carried on for and  when all of the . Rossland   mines  are  doing so well it means that there will  be considerable expansion in the way  of increased development, augmented  ore output and  enlarged   number  of  men given employment.   Just as soon  as capital is convinced of the fact that  a good profit can he made by investing  in the mines in this division there will  be no lack of  it  for   the   purpose  of  opening up new mines and that  our  mines will pay under proper management is now being demonstrated.  The news comes from London that  the'Le Roi Two is about to purchase  the Giant mine., This is a. good move  on the part of the Le Roi Two company, as the Giant is a valuable mine,  having one bf the largest ore shoots in  the camp. It is in such good shape,  having been opened up to a, considerable extent, that .it will not take ' a  great-.deal .-of, money .to put in on a  profitmakingbasis. _  Forty Killed at Warsaw.  WARSAW, May 3.���������The city is apparently outwardly quiet this morning  but the situation is none the less  grave. Workmen are going from factory to factory compelling their comrades to strike and the probability of  further conflicts arouses the keenest  apprehension.  The bodies of the thirty odd persons  killed by the troops on Zelosena street  yesterday are still lying in the morgues  awaiting identification. Some of the  wounded who were taken to hospitals  died of their wounds. During the encounter on Jerusalem' street the troops  not only fired a volley, 'but used the  butts of their rifles and their bayonets  arid swords. Many women and children had their heads and limbs badly  broken.  At Kalisz (Russian Poland) during a  service in a church the congregation  began singing patriotic songs, whereupon soldiers and police entered the  building and attacked the people,  wounding many of them. A fight  ensued, during which weapons were  [wrested from the police, shots were  exchanged and stones were thrown.  A dragoon, a woman and a man were  killed inside the church. A squadron  of cavalry was summoned and dispersed the crowds. ;.. The church was  closed for reconsecrution.  CLUBBED IN  THE STREETS  SPORT.  G.  RIFLE SROOTIN  The following  were  the  scores  at the  range on Saturday:  '200  500  600  Total  Lieut. Brown J  31  25  25  81  Lieut. Smith --  31  24  21  79  Corpl. Roland  21  25  9  55  Pte. Fisher ?"  30  20  23  .70  Pte. Croover  28  20  22  70  Pte. Nelson  23  28  20,  73  Pte. Venables  22  20  10 '  52  Pte. Leeming|  23  25  16  64  Pte. Lumb  17  21  12  53  Pte. Burpee  18  15  8  41  Strikers in Chicago Getting Out  of Hand���������Women Flee for  Their Lives���������Union vs. Non-  Union Collisions.  Chicago May 2.���������Fighting and rioting fiercer than on any previous day of  the teamsters'strike, were carried- on  in the business sectioirof the;"city today. Stones, clubs and' knives were  used with apparent abandon and an  accurate account of the injured cannot  be obtained As far. as-'known, oue  man was killed during, the day, -~Iaa  fight near the Auditorium hotel his.  skull was fractured and lie; was taken  to a hospital where he gied^His name  was Charles Beard.       - ',  The strikers and their, 'sympaihisei-s  attacked the non-union men at every  opportunity, men being shot down  within 200 feet of. the retail-store of  Marshall, Field &company and clubbed  nearly to'death at the'corner of the  'Auditorium hotel, in plain view of  hundreds of women who ."were com- '  pellcd to run from the mob to save :  their own lives. In many instances-  men walking along the streets, who  had no active connection whatever  with the strike, ..were . assaulted b.v  ''hoodlums,", who beat them first and  later accused them of being strikebreakers.  lacrosse:  The ^Intermediates  A Coming Attraction,  "~A-fcon������ing. attraction ��������� for lovers of  high-class music is~~"Dale's ^English  Opera Singers, who will appear at the  Opera House here on June 1st. This  talented company, who are at present  making a tour of Canada, consists of  Miss Edith Serpell, soprano; Miss  Gwendoline Phillips, contralto; Mr.  Claude Anderson, tenor; Mr. Frederick  Dale, baritone and humorist; and Mr.  H. Collman, pianist. Of their appearance at the cnpitol the Ottawa Free  Press says:. "A musical combination  of exceptional merit, which presents  nothing but the choicest operatic  selections. Every member is a finished  artist, and every effort bears the  stamp of ability. It is true the company is small, but what it lacks in  quantity it more than compensates  ���������for -in quality. As a soprano, the  equaliof MisB Edith Serpell has seldom  been heard in. predecessors who have  favored Ottawa with a visit."  Wild Man is Shot  Victoria, May 2.���������Vancouver  Island's wild  man, whose capture has  been repeatedly attempted, is believed  to have met his doom from the shotgun of an Indian.   A tribesman was  passing down the coast in a canoe, and  seeing  a  figure  prowling along the  beach, fired at it, believing it to be a  bear.   The figure leaped into the air,  shouting loudly, and the Indian then  saw that- it was the figure of a naked  man.    The wild man rushed into the  woods, whence  his shouts  could lie  heard for some time.   This man was  lost; reported  along  Qualicum River  and when  shot was in the neighborhood of  Union Bay.     The facts are  given   by  Pilot  Owens, who has ju.t  returned from  Union, and  who waa  told  the  story   by  John  Fraser, of  Fraser & Howe, merchants of  Union.  Owens thinks the wild man is possibly  a young fellow who went up the coast  with him ten or twelve years ago when  he  was master of  the steamer Jean.  The young man landed neaifQualicum  and'was living with  a man named  Buss for the holidays.     One day he  wandered  into the woods and never  returned,   Owens thinks that possibly  he lost bis wny and ultimately his  reason, and degenerated into a half-  savage  creature, and  was  the  man  who was recently shot.      '  "organized -on  Thursday evening last with the following officers: President, ^D. G. McKenzie; Vice-President, C. Latham;  S&sy-.-Treasurer,*'" 'P'."' Dunne ."''Executive Committee,- O. Kerfoot, A.  Hillier, G. Knowlton, P. Dunne. A  field-captain and a team-captain will  be elected later. The secretary 'was  instructed~to~a*ccep--lhe challenge of  the Kamloops Intermediates to play'  Here on May. 24th.  ' The boys are practising faithfully  every evening and should be in first  class shape by the 21th.  TKNNIS  A. Rebulchese is doing good work  preparing the courts at the hospital.  A grass border will be put around the  outside and the whole will be enclosed  by a high wire fence. It is expected  that everything will bs in readiness to  make a start about the end of the  week. . .  _ At a meeting of the club last evening a ��������� constitution and by-laws were  drawn up and several new' members  added.to the roll.  FOOTBALL.  A fast and exciting game, resulting  in a_draw,_was__played_ at the_G_un  Club grounds on Saturday afternoon���������  in the rain���������between teams representing the City, and the C.P.R. shops  respectively. The.boys are improving  and will no doubt be in first-class shape  next Saturday, when their match  with Kamloops takes place. It is the  second of the series for the Martin  Cup.  The following is the line-up of the  team picked to play at'Kamloops on  Saturday : Lee, goal; Sissons and  CtimmingH, back; Purvis, Lyons and  Pheeney, half-backs; Robertson, Donaldson, Hugh, Le Feaux and Allen,  forwards; Lyons, captain.  Oddfellows Anniversary  c  The SOth anniversary service of the  I. O. O. F. was held at  the Metnodist"  Church  on    Sunday    evening   last.  About fifty of the brethren were present.     Rev. C.  H. M. Sutherland, the  J pastor, occupied   the pulpit   and   de--  livered an   eloquent -and appropriate ,  address.     Special music was rendered  by the choir during the evening.  Act, Disallowed. ,������  The government has adopted a. dili-  orent~policy-^regarding the~-Briti.l-  Columbia legislation imposing'restrictions oh the employment or' irumigm-  tiqh" ofr'Japanesc. Hitherto it .has  taken some months for the Government to make up its uiind to disallow  menmres ofthis nature,'but this year,  within a couple"of days^of the 'receipt  of the Acts recently passed by the  British Columbia Legislature, they  have beeu rendered nugatory by the  Gdvernor-in-Council.  THE CHURCHES.  KjJQ_c-:-Services as usual will be  held in Selkirk Hall at 11 a.m. ami  7:30 p.m., conducted by Rev. W. M.  Reid, of Michel.  R.Samson has been given the contract to clear and plough the lots  purchased for a . building site, corner  of Boyle avenue and Second street.  Card of Thanks.  We desire to thank the officers and  members of (he Brotherhood of Loco-  mot ive-Fircnien.-also-the-numeroii-i-  friend8, for the miinv kindnesses  shewn and sympathy expressed by  floral tributes and in other ways, to  us in our sad bereavement.  Mn. and Mus. M. J. Scott.  NOTICE  Application forms for 6tock in Tl'.e  Revelstoke Athletic Association ecu  bc exchanged for stock certificates at  Gi S. McCartci*s office by holdeis  thereof., Exchange should be mude  not later than May 15th...-..;......  ���������Did you see these pretty carpet  squares in Howson's furniture store  window. Another shipment of iqlaid  Linoleum in a few days mt, gQW^n'^  Furniture Store, ...   -  i Bourne Bros. I  Revelstoke, B.C. 2  DEALERS IN-  Choiee Groceries, Flour, Feed, Crockery  Hardware and Stoves, Garden 8eeds,  Hoes, Rakes, 8pades,' Shovels, Forks,  Watering; Cans, Rubber Hose, Sprinklers, Etc-, Etc.  _fc   AGENTS  FOR MCCLARY'S STOVES  BOURNS BROS.  JKJS*'' STORY OF MRP. FIELD  8,400      MILES      WITH  A  MISSIONARY.  Feanful    Trip Across      the   Snowy  Wilds of Arthabaska With the  Eev. Mr. Buclcman.  The fearful story of Corporal Field,  of lho Canadian Mounted Police, who  went into the wilds of the polar  Northwest with a clog team, rescued  a maniac missionary and by force  carried him bnck over 2,4.00 iniles of  snow to civilization, rivals all fiction. In his duties a.s a Presbyterian  evangelist in the vast territory bordering HriU.sh Columbia tho Uev. Mr.  Buckman. of the Canadian Mission,  travelled far into the norlli country,  where the only inhabitants are savage Indians and Canadian halfbrceds  in thc employ of tlie Hudson Hay  Fur Company, whoso stations dot  the frozen solitudes from Hudson  Hay to thc Arctic circle and beyond.  Leaving tho last railroad station,  Edmonton, the terminus of the Canadian Pacific's most northerly line,  tor the Arctic regions. Mi: Buckmnn  reached Fort Chippcwyan, a supply  post of tho Hudson Ilay Company.  Ilesides a handful of employes necessary to forward furs brought down  from the north on Erskime dog  sledges there wero on duty there  ��������� three members of tho Mountain  Police.  It was during tho long twilight  days of last summer that Mr. llmjk-  mah, exhilarated by the wonderful  mountain air of tho region, ascended  tho cayon trail of Peace Itiver and  journeyed westward toward the gold  country. He finally went into quarters at Peace Station, another,.of the  Hudson Bay Fur Company's depots.  It consists of a lor.g, low log cabin  in charge of a halfbreed Canadian,  the sole inhabitant of the place. During the busy season, when furs and  supplies were coining through to bo  reshipped from point to point, tho  monotony was occasionally broken,  and the missionary tarried there  until  WINTER  SUDDENLY  CAME,  in tho charming month of October.  The season of darkness came rapidly,  bringing storms and wild bli/.zurds  or snow, hail and ice. The desolation wns profound, and tlirough tho  long nights the missionary had only  Anton Ribeaux, the halfbreed, for a  companion.  They were housed in a dark, smoky  stifling hut, buried in snow. Their  food was bacon and cornmeal, with  an occasional jack rabbit, and on  this the clergyman lived in darkness  and frost, with not a soul who could  speak intelligible English to comfort  him or speed the'wintry hours. In  :. lhe intervale between blizzards,  wolves howled round the door, and  there seemed no possible escape for  the missionary until winter broke,  some eight or nine months hence.  Fortunately a squad of mounted  police,.-making-a forced march eastward, camo that way and found thc  "missionary growing insane. The  halfbreed. who thrived well amid the  ��������� darkness and storms of the Arctic  climate, was well armed, but he  could not stand, the terrors of living  with a wild missionary who was  daily growing more insane. The police .said they would see, what they  could do. and when the storm lessened a little they sallied forth, reached  Fort Chippewyan in n-tuw days and  reported the caso to the police iu  charge of the station.  It was considered a. forlorn expedition, the attempt, to carry a crazy  man on a sled through storm and  snow, hundreds of miles soutii to  civilization. But something had to  be done, and Corporal Field was selected as the one mnn available in all  ihat country able to endure tho fatigues of such a trip. He was detailed to proceed to Peace Station,  take possession df the man, and  carrj- him through the wilderness  down the Athabaska River to the  Edmonton Railroad station, on the  unfinished Klondike line.  Although the weather was beyond  description, real Arctic winter had  hardly begun. The 'darkest and most  dangerous part of the season was  yet "to come when Corporal Fic-ld  "set out with a picked team of  THE BEST TRAINED DOGS  t.haU---onej^coul(Lbuy_,____he-S.lronge&t.  and lightest running.sled in the service of the fur company was loaded  with provisions, cooking utensils,  furs and clothing for the journey. A  small lent and a few blankets were  added���������all a ffood load for the sled.  It was considered extremely hazardous to undertake the trip, ond  jnanv   doubted  if  the. feat  could    be  The snow was deep and crusted.  When clear the sky was ao blue aud  transparent as the Mediterranean.  MAD Toward evening on such days auroras painted the sky in a thousand  colors, and the whole world seemed  fringed with fairyland and spectral  fires. At four o'clock daily the corporal, halted and went into camp  near sheltering trees and a convenient stream. Tho small tent was  used as a sort of shelter, and the  sled was turned on sido to keep off  wind and storm. Cold meat, beans  and ten usually made tho meal.  REFUSED TO  EAT.  Sometimes between storms the cor-  pornl managed to shoot rabbits and  grouse or catch fish through tho ico,  but it wn.s all forlorn nnd horrible,  with the crazy mnn watching with  panther eyes every movement, ovor  seeking to escupo. At first thc missionary refused to eat nnd would  not utter n syllable, so they journeyed on in heartbreaking silence.  The demented man glared at the dog  team or at the sky for hours, and  seemed liko sonic horrible creaturo in  a trance,  with (ear in his eyes.  On tho afternoon of the fourth day  the weather turned clear and the! sun  on the snow wns almost blinding. It  seemed to nITcct the missionary. Ho  became uncontrollable and finally so  violent thnt he burst his bonds. A  clump of trees appeared ih tho bend  of the river and tho maniac ran  screaming into  the woods.  Fortunately the corporal was a  famous athlete nnd managed to recapture tho man before ho could  reach a .tall tree he wns heading for.  A desperate struggle followed,, but  tho missionary wns filially secured,  carried back to tho sledge and strapped to it with the buckles fastened  behind Hia back, so that he could not  reach them. 'Again they proceeded,  but the man refused to ent, and the  corporal had to force food down his  throat with a spoon to keep him  from starving.  When tho weather changed travelling was impossible for two or three  dnys nt a tiine. The snow not only  filled the nir with blinding mist,  but the win'd blew so fearfully that  the corpnl had to lash himself and  the missionary to a tree,which', being rooted twenty feet deep in the  frozen banks of thc rivor, could withstand any gale. 'I'llus they waited  dny nnd night through the storm until it moderated enough for them  to  resume  their journey.  It should bo explained that during  this fearful trip tho corporal had  travelled chiefly on foot, running  with the dogs, cheering them with  his voice nnd helping them in difficult  places to pull the sledge through  drifts and gulches. Tho cold wns intense, from twenty to fifty degrees  below zero by day nnd still lower in  the long hours of the Arctic dawn.  It wns fourteen dnys after leaving  the, hut of the halfbreed, at ..���������'���������Peace  River slnlion, before they reached  the Athabnska River, forty niiles  south of Fort Chippewynn, whence  the, corporal had started weeks before on his trip to rescue the. missionary. Still tho journey had hardly begun. I'hey were now- to travel  down the Athabaska for more, than  a month to reach their destination.  The river is a long, .winding, stream  for thousands of miles, carrying a  Hood from mountain torrents in the  spring months. It is fringed with  timber; in places it is broad and  clear. When possible the corporal  took to the ice where it was smooth,  ,and '      ���������   "       - .  SO MADE PROGRESS*  Hut new dangers confronted him.  Wolves began to cry early in the afternoon, and by evening became numerous and threatening. For weeks  he had been followed by these ferocious animals, but they were of a  smaller breed, very wild, and they  kept at a distance;.but on the larger  river, with niprc timber, bigger and  bolder wolves appeared, and only  fires kept burning aU night around  tho camp, prevented the wolves from  rushing on them and making an end  to   tho .expedition.  Strange as it may seem, however,  the thicker the wolves the more plentiful game became, and soon the corporal was bagging grouse, jack rabbits, caribou and smaller deer in  abundance. This added to the variety of their food, but the missionary-  ate sparingly, and if he had had  his own way would have died of  =s ta r-vati o n,=  appetite. While I was gathering fuel  for n Jiro he became violent, picked  up a stick and attacked the dog.  Then, spying mo wi,th my arms full  of kindling wood, he made a dash  for the open prnirio. With all his  fasting and confinement ho had n������in-  c'd speed und soon outdistanced me.  I kept on running, however, nnd  soon found thnt hc wns too weak to  go fnr. Presently I overtook him  und fastened his arms and legs do  that h'o coi'ild do no injury to himself or mo. I nm a strong man, but  iu lho wind and numbing cold it was  really a diflleult task to cnrry him  a quarter of a milo to camp. However, I got him there, nnd was well  rewarded, for he begun eating again,  und his appetite grew better until wo  pulled into Edmonton, th'o Canadian  Pacillc .Railway station, on .January  0, fifty-four days from the timo I  left Chippcwyan to rescue tho clergyman nt Peace Station."  On tho corporal's recovery from almost fatal exhaustion tlieir journey  was resinned for another by rail of  more thnn n thousand miles to Brandon, where th'o missionary was turned ovcr to an institution, nnd his  uUiumVe recovery  i.s  hoped  for.  MIDNIGHT VISITOR.  Philip Sousa    Has An Unpleasant  Experience.  Sousa, thc March King, had a  creepy experience the other night. Ho  has been in England for some time,  nnd in the courso of his tour (snys  M. A. P.) hnd put up that night at  a provincial hotel; Weary from the  business of giving a couple of concerts, largely composed of encores,  Sousa retired to bed at a pretty  early hour for a- man with night  work to do, being so determined to  get a good sleep that ho oven left  untouched tho sandwiches which, in  obedience to hits customary request,  had been placed on a table in hi.s  bedroom. In tho dead of night he  was awakened by what seemed to be  the sound of a plate being pushed  about among the glass and cu{,tlery  on his small supper table. He sat  up and looked around, but seeing  nothing in tho dim light of the lowered gas, and concluding that he hail  been dreaming, hastily .sought. tho  warm valley of his pillow again���������for  it was bitter cold���������and slept, soundly  until  morning.  "Lor", sir, what a mess the room's  in!" cried lho man .who brought  Sousa's hot water in at nine o'clock.  The March King turned ��������� over and  looked at the room. It was, soiled  nearly everywhere with black footmarks. They were on the floor, the  toilet stand, and the chairs���������most  particularly the chair upon which  Sousa had.'put his shirt and other  underwear. "And it's aU ovcr the  plate!" said the man with the hot  water. And it was. Moreover, the  sandwiches had entirely disappeared,  and so had the fruit, which had been  placed at the side of them.  Putting on his .''dressing gown and curred in  slippers,'" Sousa 'hehicd the man in  his search about the room for what  they expected would turn out to be  a -hidden tramp or something hygienic liko that, nnd.it'was not very  long ;l_ e.oi:o" "the sharp", black "eyes  of the bronzed musician discovered  that the footmarks seemed to have  come from and disappeared to the  great old-fashioned "chimney corner." He's up tho chimney, and he  won't be when ; we have burnt a little  paper this end of it." grimly observed Sousa, and the smoke from  the flaring torch of the morning  News soon had the .desired effect.  A. largo baboon covered from head  to foot in soot, and trembling from  and to the same extremes; descended  into the room and stood quite quietly by the window, while sousa ,,and  the hot-wator man retreated into an  adjoining apartment,. locking the  door behind them..  The baboon, it turned out, had escaped from a travelling circus the  night bofore, and was last seen making lm way in the direction of a  disused bit of ground at the sido of  the hotel. It was quite an informal  call. Sousa says be is going to let  a long time go by before ho reads  again the "shocker" of hi.s countryman, Edgar Allan Pop, "The Murders  in   the   Rue  Morgue!"  FATAL SLEEP SICKNESS  CAUSES  GREAT LOSS  OF LIFE  IN AFRICA.  Investigations      By     Col.    David  Bruce, of the Army Medical  Corps.  Tho sleeping sickness of the tropics  is for tho first fow days a languor  so slight a.s to pass almost unnoticed for weeks niul even months���������a lethargy which deepens into continuous  sleep and finally profound unconsciousness, terminating only in  death. No epidemic disease of modern times has destroyed more human  beings than this lins during tho Inst  four years in thu Congo, Uganda  and the Soudan. A visitation reduced the population of the island of  Buvumn from twenty-two thousand  to eight thousand, in tho southern  part of the province of Biisoga the  native tribes have been almost exterminated, and only deserted villages remain where a few years ago  were the most populous communities  of Uganda. No one enn number tho  thousunds who fell victims in tho  interior districts, but tho tales of  panic-stricken refuses give some  idea of the awful loss of lifo there.  Wide regions have become completely depopulated. Fortunately  the disease has been confined to the  basins of the Congo, Senegal and  Niger. Within these limits it has  had a singularly uneven distribution, infected localities, being often  surrounded by areas in which the  disease has never appeared. At the  mouth of the Congo, for example,  no cases have occurred,- -while a few  hundred miles tip the river it lias  been  continually  prevalent.  NO  HUMAN BEING.'  has yet had the sleeping sickness and  recovered. In this it is unique, for  no other infectious disease is -invariably fatal," the death rate, in bubonic plague, the most dreaded disease  of the Orient, varying from sixty to  ninety-five per cent, and iii the. case  bf Europeans sometimes falling below twenty per cent. The mortality in Asiatic cholera is rarely more  than seventy per cent, under the  most unfavorable' conditions, and in  many epidemics less than twenty-  live per .cent, of all who aro attacked  succumb. There is something particularly appalling about tho insidious onset and the relentless1 course  of the sleeping sickness that has filled the 'natives., with the utmost terror, and when it appears among  them thoy desert their homes. But  even flight, the refuge in"'most epidemics, is unavailing "against, this,  for a whole community may become  infected before tho existence of the.  malady is known, so long is the interval between the c'6]Tfract.ibii of  the disease nnd the appearance of  symptoms.'. It is said that in the  days   of   the  slave   trade   cases     oc-  ly fitted to carry out the investigation of the sleeping sickness nnd his  subsequent work was a model of  accuracy and completeness. With Dr.  Ca'slellani he examined tho blood of  thirty-four cases of the sleeping  sickness antl found tvypanosomes in  twenty-three of them. Later examinations havo provod them to be  present in nil cases of tho disense.  A tsetse fly (glossina pnlpnlis wus  found in grent abundance along tho  shores of streams and lakes in localities where tho sleeping sickness  prevailed, nnd from its analogy to  the diseases caused by trypuiiosoines  in cattle' it wns suspected that the  parasites causing tho deeping sickness were transmitted to mnn by  the bites of tsetse flies.  To demonstrate this, Hies wero  caught, fed on persons ill with tho  sleeping sickness and then allowed  to bite monkeys. Tho monkeys developed tho snmo disease nml died.  When bitten by uninfected Hies thoy  did not become ill. When tho flies  which hnd been fed upon infected  persons we're examined they, too,  were found to hnve trypnnosomes in  tlieir bodies.  i *  ?    Fashion  ���������that    number of  men were told off  from the right.  "THE DOOMED FIFTH  wns then marched with his back to  the further wall and a file of soldiers  did tho rest. 1 saw my own brother  shot bofore my eyes one morning. I  was eventually exiled to Siberia, and  from thero I managed to escape."  Do you know what it is to havo  your sentence of death commuted hy  the Czar? A little whilo ago Europe  commented  with  satisfaction  on    the  commutation     by the Czar of    threo      it    is    quite    the    thing    to   wear  denth    sentences   out ot five.      ' heso   matching  collurs  and  bolts.    A  fash-  Hints.  ^'M;^'M^'^i^M''M^^i4^~MMl'  MOHAIRS  FOU   SPRING.  ST. PETERSBURG BASTILE  "fort-innlo ones" were immured in  cells in the fortress of St. Peter and  St. Paul. Not only woro these dens  'dark for twenty-two hours out of  twenty-four, hut the wnlls were  running with dump nnd pools of water hud gathered on the floor. Neither books nor anything lhat might  distract the mind was allowed,, and  one prisoner having been found designing geometrical figures with his  bread had it removed by tho jailer,  with the remark that hard .labor  convicts "wero not permitted to  amuse themselves."  Another calculated torture in these  Cells i.s the eyehole, nt which a  ���������warder or soldier in posted to watch j  tho prisoner. By this means tho  quietest prisoner is soon moved to j  frenzy,- and the slightest insubordination is at onco punished by merciless flogging, if not worse. Thus it  comes about that of the three men  whose sentences had been commuted,  one, after a year of thene horrors,  became a consumptive: another, a  robust nnd vigorous workingmun,  went mad; the third, nlso a man of  powerful physique, wn.s rotted with  scurvy. Such is th'e "mercy of  Czar."  the  Do-  1 coin  negroes who had been  brought to the West- Indies from  Africa.  The .earliest'.���������  signs    of  the  disease  aro  lassitude  and    indisposition      to  porf.>i-m  accustomed  '- 'tasks.     The  traits of the infected person .-change-  He. becomes taciturn and sullen and  wanders off .in search of solitude, to  fall asleep iii the jungle, or ho retires to his hut morose and drowsy.  At this time trembling of the liands  and tremulousness of tho tongue suggest the nature of the disease, to  those who are familiar with it. As  the somnolence increases the victim  will often fall asleep at his work or  even while eating, the food remni'n-  ing unchewed in his mouth. After  a variable time he passes into almost unbroken sleep. At first he  may be aroused to eat,.but he quick-  lv .'��������� ������������������������������������'   ���������.   .   ���������  GOES TO  SLEEP 'AGAIN:.   -  This stage of the disease may last  four or six months, and in exceptional eases much longer. Negroes  afflicted with tho sleeping sickness  hnve been taken to England, and  three natives of the French Congo  were recently taken to Paris, where  they were studied for a number of  months at the Institute for Tropical  Medicine. The sleep in this stage is  not unnatural;, and llic patient does  not  lose weight.     The  negroes  taken  FATE    OF  UNFORTUNATES     IN  RUSSIAN  PRISONS.  Prisoners    Driven  to  Insanity     or  Suicide���������Slow Hangings.  Well may the inhabitants of St.  Petersburg shudder ais they glance beyond the Neva, at the dark fortress  whence, each hour, the north wind  brings across the river the discordant sound of its melancholy bells.  Melancholy, indeed,, for nothing but  memories of suffering and oppression  sit upon its granite wnlls, snys the  St. James's Gazette. Heie I'eter I.  tortured nnd mutilated his enemies.  Here he slew his own son Alexis,  and to thi.s dungeon, during tho licentious reign of the Empresses, omnipotent favorites consigned aspiring  rivals. And since then wholo generations of men and women, for uo  other crime thnn lovo of their oppressed country, have entered thoso  gntes, often to .leave them no more.  'I'ho horrors perpetrated within tho  fortresses of St. Peter and St. Paul  and tho Sclilusselburg are typical of  the prison system all over the Russian Emoire, and in spile of ollicial  efforts to suppress the lacts it has  been possiblo to obtain the truth,  both from former ollicials and from  those who have suffered.  A special refinement of the Russian  prison system in the case of political prisoners and suspects, who are  not given a short shrift on the glacis ,  or  tho gallows,   is  continued solitary I miles      (!)   per    cent   or   the   country)  confinement   until,   as   in   the  case   of! thus  reserved,   and  120,000  addition-  -.   INDIAN FORESTS.  What  British  Government  Is  ing to Preserve Them.  Professor Sehlich delivered a  ture on British forestry recently  London. He suid il wa.s only recent,  ly that .scientific forestry hud been  takon in hand nnd India was nn excellent case in point. Here forests  were of the greatest importance as  tending to improve tho rainfall.  Forest reserves were also necessary  to provide fuel und building timber  for the people, grass for their catf.lo  and large timber for Government  works.  Originally, India hnd been very  heavily , wooded, but the forests hnd  been gradually 'destroyed- by man,  and tho railways had contributed in  no small measure to this also. It  was not till .S55 that Lord. Dal-  housie laid down the first rcgiilnlions  nnd ten years lult'r the first forest  laws we're passed setting aside permanent Government forest areas.  Thero     were   to-day  888,000     square  It  is   a   Very  Disgraced  Form  Buddhism.  01  In speaking of the trip, Corporal  Field says:���������"It was not the food  supply that worried me. but the condition of the crazy mnn. He seemed  determined on starvation if he could I  not escape.   Had  I once let him out' ,,.,.,     ,. ���������. .���������  ,  ., .,  of   my   sight   he   would   have     f,'<>zen   a Pun^' on .'I he (.engr0ph,cn   I nsult  to     death    in  a few horns.    As     our]"'  "^ ,'Uis*l������"   to   r,\,1' ���������bnJo.ror   "  journey   Increased   the  storms   became\ crowded   uuthonr,,   of  the   rto..ul   Geo-  aceoirnplhshed,       although       Corporal' more  furious.    All   we  could   do     vas ' ffi'oplin'nl   society   recently. inoso  Field  was  famous through  the Norlh-ito     inense     ourselves in  our .-sleeping! wh"   bud   expected   thnt   Col.   Young.   TEE--TXBE-T-A-TS'���������SEL-JG-ION-.-���������L"C!--*'a-r-'-s _w_������jdd _lj).c^n.siojially._ have  Col. .Sir. Frank  VounghuMbnnd read  r on "'I'he Geographical  Rn:  ! of   the   .Mission   to   Tihf.l"   before  west for his courage, physical endur-lbags of fur and fnsten ourselves ,tb| husband would ni.ike some reference  ance and sound judgment in emer-! trees, with our bncks to tho upt'irn-! to the attitude of Arr. Brodnok unci  gc-ncie.-.. . Ud      sledge,     nnd    the   dogs   huddled j the Indian Ollice toward the terms of . inf���������t.t,���������,  It  was November 14  when  the cor-; around   na. ; the  treaty signed at  Lhasa  were  di.s- >  disturbing dreams in whicli they  would sing their war songs. The  last .singe of this terrible flisea.se i.s  a Comatose condition. Feeding is  impossible and rupiil emaciation occurs, '/tenth comes either from exhaustion <>r from one of the complications which commonly arise,  i When the sleeping ������ieknnss assumed  [epidemic proportions' four years ngo  : its , m-iin'iidous   economic   importance  purnl and hi.s dogs started on their! "Thc sheltered tent proved or lit-  loncly journey to find the unfortunate j tic servivo In severe storms. Snow  missionary. The trnil was deep un- sooi^illed it nnd covered us in a  der snow and no trnck visible. A few blinding hurricane of p-dverized ice  trees along Peace River, with coin- and snow with a temperature far  pass and stars on clear nights, were; below zero. For three dnyii we found  thc only guides. There were no set- -cooking Impossible, 'nnd wc kept our-  tlers, and the little fiir stations, of /selves alive by nibbling, pieces ot  a cabin or two, were from fifty to! bacon and some conned'stuff- which  a  hundred   miles   apart. I we  hnd  secured   in   on-  fur   bags    for  On the sixth day after leaving thej emergencies. It wns just like travel-  fort the corporal niul hi.s dog rench-j ling in'the RafTln'-IVny country or  ed the h'it. which figures on thej Greenland..;- Alter our last blizzard  maps as Peace Landing. Tho mis-! the madman tried to get free again,  .sionary was no longer a babbling! The exorcise of tugging at straps and  lunatic, but a madman, nnd Corporal! buckles was beneficial, howuvei'; for  Field was to tnko him,  single handed   it kept his  blood  Circulating.: I  on  n     thousand    mile journey. *  Tho| "Fintilly   wo"''renoh'e'd   Fort     "A.fic.rl  Murray, .where we crossed to the.  eastern stfle of the long river, and f I  knew that one-hnlf our long journey  was completed. During the summer  perhaps half a dozen persons live at  Fort i.ncMiirruy, but we found only  a single individual there, a halfbreed  Indian. He did hi.s best .to make us  comfortable, and nfter a rest, oi two'  days wc took to tho trail ���������agnin. and  much refreshed, journeyed on down  the  river.  "Fresh troubles were'at, hnnd, how-*-  ever. 'Ilie inis.sionii.ry grew- sullen  and refused to cat. When food could  no longer be forced-.down hi.s throat  I grew alarmed, viind-fitfully concluded to loosen hi.s -fiistenings to ' give  him   exercise,    hoping  to   restore  his  route doubled back on the trail down  Peace River, over which he had just-  come, to within two days, of Fort  Chippewyan; thence the 'corporal was  to leave the river and strike diagon  ally southeast across the country to  the Athabaska River, along which  his courso lay directly south J.o far  nwav   Edmonton.  The mad missionary wn.s in un oblivious condition. -He--would say  nothing, and he seemed dead to the  world, though he would eat n little  when food wa.s offered him. Corporal Field wrapped him in furs, put  hiin in n big Eskimo fur bag, and,"  fastening the bundle to the sled,  gave word to the dogs, and the wild  journey began.  appoint I'd. The p.ip.-r wns merely a  picturesque rk-sx-ript ion of the country through which Ihe expedition  passed, some ol* tho obstacles it hail  to contend with, niid I he vacillating  nnd childish peopie with wh.'tin it  had   to  flea I.  The    leading     men   of Lhasa      Col.  Voungh'ishaiid    describes   a������   "nppal-  ilingly ignorant and  ili'-'onceiViilily un-  i businesslike.     Thev   were  almost,    in-  I variably  polite,  und  they were  geni-  >ul.     'I'he   humblest  lit I le-joke     was  I enough  to set  them  off laughing, and  I.  do     not   recall     .separating:   :it.   tho  close of a single interview,  of nil  the  mnny   w'e  had     at,   Lhasa  wilh      any  fooling   of   ill-tninper."  ���������    One     important   superstition     that  Col.     Young-husband . overthrew  was  as  .to   the   religion     ol'   the  Tibetans.  "They  nry.."   lie  snid,'  "still,   lo     till  intents     and     purp-isos,    rleir.on-wo.7  shippers.      Their     religion     is    grotesque and  is  the  u:ost  degraded,  not  the   purest,     farm    of   Buddhism      in  existence."  A scientific discovery of great interest'wtis it-ifidc during (lie slny of  the ex pod i-t ion nl. K-hiimbn Jong. A  bed of fossil oysters wns discovered,  rrom which Mr. Afayden or the Geological Survey surmised Ihnl, two or  three million yenrs ago Tibet wa.s  below n. sen which washed cround  the biise of  the  lliinnlnyns.  i wiih  ni   once   recognized   by   the  governments   which   had   colonies   in   the  iron,   ami  every  effort     was  made  to   determino  the  cause  of   the  idiseii.se. aiid,  if possible,  to  Iind wnnu  I means  of  controlling  its  spread.   Ur.  j Cistcllani.  or Florence,  had observed  ia  well' known  animal   parasite.      the  ! f typiino^ot'.if-.   in   th,-;   blood   and   ve.re-  ; bro-spine   fluid   of  patients ���������v.'il.l:    the  j.sleepin'g  sickness,   b.it  he  was  inclin-  I ed 1.0 iliir.k  that, its preKu'rice wns ac-  ;cid<,-ntai.    although    no':   entirely   sut-  j isfied   tiiut.   it   iiiigilt   in,:.   bt:;ir   some  1 relation  to the cnji.se ot  the disease'.  [An  expedition, headed   by  Lieutenant  I Colonel, (avid ' Urucc,   of   the      aimy  1 medical  corps.   Wns. sent..out    by  the  I Royal   Society  of   Hriglnnd.  I    Colonel firuce. had won considerable.  1 repulo.l.ioa   from   his  work   In   investl-  I gating     ntigann.   u.    very  widespread  and  fatal   rliseuse  of  horses  antl  cattle   in   South  Africa.     He  had   found  this   to  be  tlno     lo   infection   by   I ry-  panos-oines   -anrl    that   the   tsetse   fly  was     fhe    carrier     of     t.he  pivrnsilc.  Surra, --  THE ItlSEASPV V)F trORSf.;s  in lhe Philippines which has caused  so iniiich concern, recently t.o llio Amr  ericun nriny, nnd nml do enderus, a  similar disense in Brazil nnd Central America', nre hot h due to infection with trypunosoinos. which nro.  probnbly identical -with lho ones discovered Iiy Colonel I'rueo. From hi.s  fnniiliiirity   with   t.he   parnsile    found  thai splendid intellectual reformer,  Dmitri PissurelT, they can be reported us "harmless." Some prisoners  here were relieved ol their senses  quite gently and almost politely.  They were shut up  IN CJOSLFORTABLE CELLS  well lit by electric light, and for  mental pabulum thoy wore supplied  wilh only religions, and technical  works. When insanity or suicide supervened, the appointed end had  been  secured.  IJut the doom of others presents  even greater features of horror. Imagine a durk, dump cell, moasuring  about JO by G beneath the level ol"  the surrounding waters, in which tho  chained man or woman is condemned  to lie in absolute idleness, studiously  isolated from any intercourse with  lv.iinan beings. There is no bed, no  sort of pillow, nothing whatever to  cover the body but the prisoner's  gray cloak. The amount allowed for  food is five farthings a day, which-  provides bread and water, and three  times a week' 11 small bowl of warm  soup.��������� Foi- ton minutes every second  clay the miserable wretch is allowed  to see the light and breathe tho uir  in'the  prison  yard.  For the rest, intolerable loneliness,  absolute silence, occupation of not  the smallest kind, no books, no  writing materials, no instruments'Jf  manual labor. 31 aid ness conies -. to  such gradually with thc passing  .years, not as it came to an unhappy  .yoiiiig lndy. ti rising painter, who re_  ceived such treatment at the hnnds  of the brutish prison police thnt sho  lost her reason instant l.v. In the  majority of cases tlie mind rots gradually in  TIIF. ENFKFBI.rXG   I!ODY.  Suicide and madness aro the two  great weapons in whicli Russian autocracy  puis its  trust.  Frequently,, snys ono who has been  a prisoner in one of these Russian  bolls, some poor wretches will make  a feeble attack upon a warder in  the hope of at last being brought to  trial. Khootiug or hanging hns been  their loi. The scenes of ".Buffering  witnessed at a slow banging, occupying at leu.sL half an hour, have been  terrible. Within the courtyard of the  prison is 11 hand hoist for lowering  ropes depending, over n gnllows. To  these iho victims nro ntlnehod nnd  Ihen slowly oleviile.l into midnir to  struggle and gusp till death relieves  them from their agony." Sliould the  Governor or superior present be- desirous of getting through the businoss speedily u warder is ordered to  seize the suspended victim's feet and  hang on, swinging backward and  forward. -'���������  On previous occasions when there  has been a l.iirgu number of political  offenders insubordimil ion has been  deliberately iiiiinufnctiired to afford  n pretext for judicial murder. From  a Polish nobleman, tlle husband of  nn Knglish- lady now in London, IJ  learned details of his experiences in J  such a ense. "Wo never knew," he  said, "1 and those who had been  tnkon at the snme Jime, until after  our morning parade in the prison  ynrd who would return alivo to his  cell or who would remain in the  yard���������upon his bnck on the stones.  Kvery. morniAg we were subjected to  the grim sport of a lottery. After  being brought from our cells to the  yard  we  were  placed   in   lino,   and     a  nl square miles (11 per cent) of protected forest, administered by a body  of 200 Europeans und over .10.flOO  native ollicials. Tho net revenue of  the Works and Forest Department  had risen from 1,070,000 rupees in  the period 18G12-G7 to 8,000,000 rupees in I8i)7-100_!, and this latter  revenue did not include produce to  the amount of .'1.500,000 rupees given  nway to  the native, population.  This excellent example had bcon  followed by some - of tho native  States, and a largo number of tho  colonics; Capo Colony had itono tho  best, but now in the Orango River,  Transvaal, aiid in both East and  West Africa, and "even in the Soudan  forest ofliccra trained in India had  been appointed.  " -  Turning to Australia the record  was not so good: only (i.'l per cent,  of the total area was afl'orestcd, and  lho tendency had been rather to allow lho denudations of the existing  forests nl the binding of powerful individual interests than to adopt any  wise scheme of forest preservation.  ionable haburdusher is showing a  very grent variety of stocks an'd bolts  to wear with Bhirt waists nnd shirtwaist suits. With white suits nothing could he better thnn whito linen,,  pluin  or  embroidered.  A pocket evening fun is among tho  practical innovations, Tho fan is o_  tho folding order, with n hinge cloverly introduced at tho top of each  stick, so thnt it not only closes  from side to side,   but vertically. '  Tho heaviest or white luce insertion, three or four inches wide, lot  into the sleeves and tho body of tho  jacket of a linen crash suit, gives  a rather smart effect. The lnce runs  around tho'coat and .tho sleeves, thus  permitting tho glimpse of a dainty  wnist beneath.  Ruching for neckwear consists of  n knife-plaited . muslin frill edged  with Valenciennes lace or hemstitch-'  ed and headed by nn inch-wide band  of Irish crochet bordered nt tho top  with a plaiting of Valenciennes laco.  'The checks and plaids, especially in  mohair arc going-.to bo us popular  for children us they are for grownups. They make charming .Russian  -blouso  suits -for   littlo   girls.  A' kimono of. white Japaneso silk,  flowered with dahlia-colored chrysanthemums, has black, front and slcevo  bands of red silk. The shoulders aro  shirred.  A lovely muff is fashioned entirely  of soft, silken roses of tho most exquisite .shade of pink, it is of tho  large pillow order and lined with a  Japanese silk of the flower shade.  Dutisto with broderio angluise designs nre chui'ining for blouses. This  very thin cotton cannot bo as durable ns linen���������or ns linen ought to bo  ���������but it is so protty thai it attracts.  Henriettas aro being pushed this  spring. For lhe first spring gowns  thoy aro to be preferred to almost  anything else, being warmer than  mohair and much lighter than broadcloth.  China place cards���������flat discs a little larger thun an individual butter  plate���������with conventional decorations  in red, green, blue, pink or yellow,  hail from Germany. A crescent-shaped space is unglazed. Names may bo  written on it nnd erased. v -  According to all tlie prophecies,  flowers will hold high' carnival 'during the coming season. Sprigs and  sprays, bunches and baskets of them,  and single flowerets and single petals  nro all brought into the adornment  of gown materials.  X'cry handsome, indeed, arc tlie now ,  mohairs. Thoso showing checks and  hair strips are especially admired,  and will undoubtedly bo thc most  popular fabrics-for spring tailored  gowna.  Ready fitted linings, with or without sleeves, aro a now aid lo the  homo sower. A little alteration horo  or there and lho outside only ro-'  mains to bo draped on the foundation. The linings are nlso to bc I'jsed  with' untitled blouses, where an. under  support for comfort or appearance is  desirable. For tho latter use they  are a real boon to stout women.  GLOVES AND BELTS.  LOWEST  lUItTll KATE.  Thero wero ���������!.><_���������!,703 births nnd 519-  :!93 deaths registered in England und  Wales in'1904, according to the return issued .'recently, mud the natural  increase of population, by excess of  births over, deaths, 395,310, was in  excess of. the" average annual increase  in the preceding live yours, namely,  380,551". '.Of tho deaths, 137,490  .werc-of. infants .undei'.ono .year,, while  170,930 persons were over 00. Deaths  by violence numbered "19,232. The  birth rate, 27.9 per 1,000, wus lhe  lowest on 1 coord; the death rate,  ]f3,2 per, 1,000 was 0,8 per 1,000  above the rate in 1903 and 1 per  1,(100 below the average of tho ton  years   1S94-1D0H.  A.^J   EXPENSIVE   UOUQUET.  Joseph Chamberlain is known to  have oilier interests than protection.  lie has long been a collector of orchitis; his collection being one of the  finest in the world. During a recent  visit lo Paris he saw. a'rare orchid.  lhe duplicate of whicli he had added  to hi.s collection with the idea that'll was the only one of its kind in  the world, lie asked the price of the  (lower and wus fold 20,000 francs.  Mr. Chnmberlitin instantly .'paid., tho  money, und then, throwing the flower  011 tho floor, ground it to pieces with  his  foot.  Long gloves will bo extensively  worn this yenr. Both blouso and  costume models from Paris, Berlin  and Vienna show full sleeves, short  to tho elbow, so long kid or suode  gloves that come well ovor lho elbow are required. The moro 'djring  predict-a renewal oi tho old-fnshion-  ed silk mitten nnd lace belt, it is  extremely unlikely thnt any such  innovation will be seen in Canada  this year.  In bolls, Oriental embroideries aro  mucli favored. Those are rich in gold  and blended colors and may be worn  with almost any color. The buckles  aro magnificent affairs, sot with  Rhino stones and mock jewels. The  shirred belt 'is also much in vogue  and in these thore arc many new  iileas^ SothcThave-bifckles~~and���������more-  fasten nl the front under rows of  shirring. One quite new idea is a  bolt laced both back nnd front.  Leather belts arc by no means out  of il, nn'd will bo popular this year,  as usual,  for outing wear.  No special fad is observable in tho  season's lnee.s. Net laces, Oriental  and Valenciennes appear to have the  call, but no monopoly. See the new  lingerie���������everything is hand-sewn and  only the very finest linen is used.  .THE- MASTERY.  I by Ur. Cu.sk'llnni,   Bruce wns especial-   certain number being drawn���������sny five  To lose self-control is to lose the  key t.o any situation. No man ��������� w-ho  cannot hold himself in hand can expect, to hold others. It has been well  said llint, in any discussion or disagreement with another, if you aro  in the wrong, you cannot afford lo  lose your temper, and if you are in  the right, tliere is no occasion to.  Or, as n lawyer, has wittily put it,  'possession is nine points of the law;  self-possession   is  ten.'  HARD   WORK.  Stinjny���������See here,, when are you  going to pay me bnck that dollar  you   borroweiW-  liorroughsi���������Why, man alive, I earned that dollar. 1 hnd to work with  you for n couple of hours beforo I  got it out  of you.  TIMING   BANANAS.   It is generally kiiown that bananas  are shipped.while yet green, and unripe, but few are aware, of the careful and elaborate time calculations  requirod in sotting out tho; plants  and cutting off the fruit in" order to  insure the arrival of the bananas-in  proper condition at thoir derlination.  When a plantation is begun, tho  young plants arc set out at certain  intervals, so that they will .produce  at regular prefixed times during, th'o  year. A certain number of days beforo tho arrival of a steamer . the  green fruit is cut, and a close calculation of the lime that will bo  consumed in thc voyage miisl always  bo made, else tho bananas -will bo  spoiled. Fruit steamers carry steam-  heating apparatus to insure a uniform temperature throughout lho  voyage. The ripening is calculated  to occur only aftor thc fr.'.iit has  reached the retail  dealer.  "Oh, well," remarked tlic rejected  suitor, "there are Just as many go������l  fish in the sea as ever came out of  it." "Yes," agreed the damsel,  "and there are not so many fishermen to-day os thore were yesterday."  "I don't understand you." "One of  thcm," sho explained, ns she showed  him a written ��������� proposal, "dropped  ine a lino this niorning."  ��������������� l{k  About the  ....House  DOMESTIC  RECIPES.  Suited Almonds.���������Salted almonds  arc expensive at 80 cents a pound  und it is quite an economy to mako  them at home. The Jordan almonds  are the host (they nro tho long, slender ones), hut any kind will do. They  can bo bought for 50 cents a pound  in bulk, ready shelled. Blanche them  by pouring boiling wuter on them  und let Klund four or five minutes,  then the brown skins will slip off  readily between tho fingers. Dry  them und to each pint of meats allow two tablespoonfuls of olive oil.  Pour over the nuts, toss with spoon  or fork till woll coated, set aside  for an hour to let them absorb the  oil, then dredge lightly with salt,  a tablespoonful to a pint of meats,  put iuto a bright baking-tin and sot  In the oven. Bake till a light golden brown; shake the tin frequently  to lei the nuts brown, evenly. They  will be done in  about ten minutes.  Oyster Sulad���������Cook for a few minutes a pint of oysters in their., liquor.  Drain and    cover wilh this  dressing:  Beat    well two    eggs and.to    them  add one-fourth  of a cupful  each      of  milk and vinegar,   one-half  of a teaspoonful each of mustard, celery salt,  salt,  a dash" of cayenne pepper"   and  two tablespoonfuls of butter.      Cook  in  a  double  boiler  until  thick.   Pour  over   the   oysters  nn'd   when  cold  set  on    ice.      Serve on a   bed  of water  cress after mixing with a scant pint  of diced  celery.  -Rice  Crumpets.���������Beat     three     eggs  '     until     light     and   then  add  one  and  one-half cupfuls    of   milk,  one tablespoonful  of melted  butter,  one    cupful of cold boiled rice,  one    cupful of  <?orn  flour,     half a cupful  of    wheat  flour,: half a    tablespoonful of    salt  and two teaspoonfuls of baking pow-  dor.    Boat   these  ingredients   well   together ' nnd      bako in  greased muffin  puns in the ovon for twenty minutes.  White Fruit Cake.���������One cup of buttor, : two cups of sugar,  ono cup     of  sweet  milk,   two  and a  half cups  of  flour,  whites of seven eggs, two even  teaspoonfuls   of baking powder,     one  pound    imch      of   seedless  (Sultana)  raisins, figs, and blanched    almonds,  one-quurter     pound J. of  citron,       all  chopped flne.   Mix 'all thoroughly before  adding  fruit;  add  a teaspoonful  of lemon '  extract.      Put  the baking  .powder in tho flour and mix well ber.  fore" adding to" the other ingredients.'  Sift a little flour over the fruit    before, stirring it. in..-Bake slowly .two  hours und  try. with a splint to"   see  "-  when it, is. done.   A cupful  of grated  .. cocoanut is a'nice addition -to    this  cake.  Mutton, Venison Style.���������Cut 'cold,  roasted or boiletT'niutton in thin  slices. Put into the chafing dish four  tablespoonfuls of tomato ketchup,  , one. tablespoonful of tarragon vlnc-  : gar, four tablespoonfuls of ' currant  jelly, and a tablespoonful of butter.  Stir all these ingredients until hot.  Put in sufficient mutton to absorb  the cauce thoroughly; add half a teaspoonful of salt and a sprinkling 'of  pepper.        *  Imporial Cake.���������One pound of sugar, one '.pound, of flour, three-quarters pound of butter, one pound of  almonds, blanched and qut line; one-  half pound of. citron; .one-quarter lb.  candied cherries, one-half pound of  seeded raisins, rind and juice of :ono  lemon, two pieces of candied orange,  ono nutmeg, ten eggs.  Angel Cako.���������.Whites of twelve eggs  ���������or; measured, one and one-quarter,  cups of whites of eggs. Add one-  third of a teaspoonful of salt, and  beat until stiff. Sift into this one  and one-quarter cups of. granulated  sugar, an'd beat. Have at hand one  cup of flour . that you. have sifted  five times; sift this in and mix one  teaspoonful of extract of bitter almonds, or any preferred flavor. Bake  in slow oven,' and do not grease your  pan.  Cabbage Salad.���������Let half a cup of  vinegar  and  a  tablespoon  of   buttcr   como to_a boil After-thoroughly  mixing a tablespoon of mustard, one  of brown sugar, an egg, and a-half  a cup of sweet milk, stir in slowly  with the vinegar and keep stirring  till it boils. Cut up fine half head of  cabbage, season -with pepper . and  salt, and put It into the dressing  and let it come to a boil.  Beet   Salad.���������Equal   quantities     of  * beets and red pickled cabbage, and if  ���������   possible a  little  chopped  cold    turkey.   Garnish with celery and    hard  boiled    eggs'." Dressing-cream, .   white  sugar, and vinegar together.  of bread to a nlco brown; while hot  spread with butter and put between  tho slices a lettuce leaf, some cold  chicken cut ln thin slices, a fow  chopped olives-, and pickles, some  slices of hot, crisp bacon, a layer of  salad dressing, another lettuce loaf,  and the other sido of tho toast.  Peanut Sandwiches.���������Shell and skin  freshly roasted peanuts and roll thorn  to fino crumbs on a pastry board.  Add salt to taste, mix the powdered  nuts with enough fresh cream cheese  to mako a paste that can bc easily  spread on unbultered bread. Keop  in a cold, damp plnce until wanted.  Egg Sandwifhcs.���������Mash tho yolks  of hard-boiled oggs to a powder and  moisten with olive oil and a few  drops of vinegar. Work' to a paste,  and ndd salt, popper, anil French  mustai'M to taste, with' a drop or  two of tabasco suitce. Now chop  tho whites of tho eggs as fino ns possiblo (or until they arc like coarse  powder) and mix them with the yolk  paste. Tf more seasoning is necessary add it before spreading the mixture upon sliced graham brca'd.  SANDWICHES..  Cheese and Lettuce Sandwiches.���������  Slice Boston brown bread very thin,  - butter .lightly, and spread, with Neuf-  chatef or with cottage cheese. Have  ready crisp lettuce loaves, dip each  in a-bowl of French salad dressing,  -then lay- on the buttered brown  bread, pi-ess another slice of buttered brown bread on this, and the  sandwich is ready. These sandwiches  must be kept moist until it is time  to serve lhem.  Sardine! Sandwiches.���������Lay tlic sar-  ...clirics upon '������. tissue paper for a fow  ���������minute's to free lhem from the oil in  which they come. Reject all bits of  >.akin or bono and break the sardines  to bits with a fork. Work into them  ,a little molted butter and a few  drops of lemon juice, and spread  them upon buttered  broad  or rolls.  Chicken, Nut, an'd Mushroom Sandwiches.���������Mince tho while meat of a  roast chicken and mix il with half  a can of French mushrooms, chopped  fine, and a hulf cupful of. chopped  l^nglish walnuts. Season to taste  with pepper nnd snlt and moisten  with molted butter. Put the mixture between slices of whole wheal  bread.  Anchovy Kun.'-wichcs.���������Spread thin  slices of bread wilh u very little  butter. Covor thin with a thin layer  of anchovy paste. Mince finely some  .olives nntl uso for n filling.  Waldorf     Snudwichos.���������Tousl  slices  IMPORTANT TRIFLES.  Your loco or muslin curtains will  keep clean twice as long if you will  lift tho curtain poles from the brackets and lay them, curtains and all,  in another room wlion you are about  to sweep) as no dust Will settle ,on  th'om. Evei'j" precaution should be  taken to keep the curtains clean as  long as possible,, as it is the washing that wears thcm out more than  tho using. Keep-plenty of- Uiist  sheets and covers. They can be made  from partly worn dress skirts oi' of  any lightweight or much worn piece  of soft goods, no, matter what the  color or material. Cover all tho  pieces of. furniture that cannot be  moved out of the room when sweeping, with these covers, and when the  dust has all settled, gather them  carefully by the corners and carry  them out of doors to bc shaken.  When a sheet has become too much  worn to bo. used upon the bed the  corners are often quite strong and  a very good pair of pillow slips mny  be made from these pieces. . Cut  from each corner a piece large.enough  for one sido of a pillow ense and the  four pieces will make one pair of  cases and it takes only a few minutes to sew them neu.tly on the  machine.  When greasing pans or moulds as  well ns; griddles, a; small flat brush  should 'bo used; these small brushes  can be boi-ght for a trifle, and thoy  are. excellent for washing the outside-of glassware that is deeply cut  and for cleaning vegetables.  Doilies and napkins mudc from  flour sacks are convenient and easy  to make. Tlio cloth is loosely woven  and the hemstitching is quickly, done  at'odd 'moments; you can cut them  any sizo you want an'd the small  cloths, such as tea and tray cloths  are a 'great saving, to the .table  cloth.  If the colors in the embroidery of  any of your pretty centorpieces have  become faded from careless washing  they, can often too 'brightened, by dipping them in weak ammonia water.  The small cloths should always bc  washed hy themselves in a warm  pearline suds prepared_ especially for  theni, and the all white pieces are  improved by soaking over night in  the stfUs,, but ithe: nice embroidered  pieces should bo washed, rinsed and  ironod as quickly as possiblo, an'd  everything should bo really.-.for.', the  completion of the work when it is  commenced. .  f  ���������  *  t  r  r  *  MR. SMITHS  TRADE  I.  The Excelsior Life  Insurance Go.  The annual- 'meeting'.of' this 'company  was held ut the head offices' in* tho company's building on Thursday afternoon.  Tho directors' report, wliich was unanimously adopted, shows a most satisfactory increaso in each item of tlio  company's business. During the year  the balance 'of- the . authorized capital o!  the company was disposed of at 150,  tlic issuo boing largely over-subscribed  for, the required amount being abated  and paid for , within ten days. .The  amount' ol new insurance issued: during  the year was J2,238,157r an increase  of ��������� 38 -per- cen tr��������� The-araou n t_^of in^"  suranco in fore, at the end of the year  was $7,6-10,798.88, an increase of $1,-  47-1,191!.85, or 24 per cent. The Income, excluding capital, was $283,502.-  61. Tlle disbursements were $168,-  286.90, of wliiqh nearly $50,000 comprises payments to policyholders. Tho  company's death rate tor tho year  was 5.56, the average annuut rate since  the company commenced business being  the unparalleled low one of 3.5.1. The  net assets are ������8-15,(171.82, the increase being $.17.^.045.80. or 26 per  cent. The company's'investments liave  proved extremely satisfactory from tho  standpoint of both security nnd . productiveness. Tho gross assets for security of policyholders, including uncalled capital, are St. 252,118.20, being.an increase of $291,068.58. ft is a  well-known, fact that the security afforded to policyholders by alt regular  Canadian companies is absolute, but  taking the amount of the company's  policy contracts into-> consideration, it  will be soon thnt tho extra security afforded its policyholders is unusually  large. , The reserve fund now totals  $788,046.31, an increase of .$134.207.-  94, or 23- per cent. The. net surplus on  policyholders' account is $88,801.89.  The company's sphere of operations has  been extended during the year, the company now pushing for business and  meeting with good, success in every  part oi the Dominion.' ft is expected  that the additional organization effected  will result, most advantageously to both  shareholder and policyholders. The company" attributes its continued success  to its attractive plans of insurance and  liberal policy contracts, coupled with  its prominence in respect to those features of its business in which policyholders are most particularly Interestecl.  Tho directors' report was unanimously adopted.  The following gentlemen were reelected directors of tho company for the  ensuing year:���������David FasUeu, Ksq., B.  A.. Toronto. President; H. J. Parker,  Rsq., Owen Sound, and RulitT Grass,  Esq.. .Toronto. Vice-Presidonts; George  Gooderhain, ISsq., Toronto: Thomas  Long, I'.sq., Toronto: John Ferguson.  - M.A..-   nr.n..   Toronto;    J.   V.    W.  Ksq., M.D.. L.Il.C.P., Toronto;  Wel-arland, Kmi., Toronto: Alex-  Fasken, II.A., Toronto; Geo. E.  Ksii.. Uroxdiiii: W. F. B. Colter,  li.ii.S.,- Sartila: Wm. Harvey,  a.h., Wlnnlpog: tl. W. Gordon,  Ksii., Pembroku;, Jos. Wright, Esq., Toronto;   J.   H.   Kniichtel,   Ksq.,   Hanover.  The company have desirable openings  for good inun on their Ak������iic> stall.  Those Interoslml will do woll to com-  niunjoatc with Mr. William Harvey,  Western ManOipr, Winnipeg, or tha Houo  Ofllce,  Toronto,  There was good and sufficient reason why Mr. Buck Trencher should  fool unduly annoyed at the advent of  his neighbor  with  tho whito face.  Tn Plumley Bond, London, E.,  there wns but ono houso having any  pretension to respectability.  It stood back from tho rond with-  its faded green forecourt���������front garden tho I'luniley Itoadors called it,  in deference lo two lozenge-shaped  abrasions that spoilt what uniformity, the struggling weeds afforded.  No. 74- had been "To let" for a very  long time whon Sir. Smith moved'in.  lie., came In the niglit, or it may  have been the early niorning���������certainly no mortal eyo saw the furniture. Experts speculated on tho  causes which had led Mr. Smith to  migrate so hurriedly from other  spheres. That hc had "shot tho  moon" nobody doubted. Consequently, as one who" had outwitted the  oppressor, the newcomer was _.-. welcomed as a brother.  It was "Tiuolt" Trencher���������six feet  by fourteen stone���������who unmasked tho  white-faced man with the big black  eyes, and tho thin black whiskers.  -To.do Buck justice, he had suspected  the stranger from the first.  But when he met the newcomer  neatly, .'dressed ih his navy serge pilot  suit.i and his irreproachable boots,  hurrying back to No. 74 ono evening, with a book under his arm,  Buck had no idea that the interview  would quite turn out as. it did.  ''Good-evening, Mr. Smith," -said  Buck   civilly.  "Good-evening, Mr. Trencher, sir,"  said the stranger, fidgeting with his  volume, an'd looking uneasily from  side:to side, as though seeking for a  method of escape.  "Just come 'ome from workv"  "No;  not exactly,"  said the    little  man,  -shuffling." his  feet  uncomfortably.  "What's your  trade?"  "Well,   to  tell you .the    truth,   Mr.  Trencher,     sir,  1   "aven't got oxactlyj  wot you'd call  a  trade."  ��������� Buck shook his head severely.  "ICveryono ought to have a trade,"  he said reprovingly. "Wot 'do you  do in the evenln's?"  The palc-fncVd man blushed.  "I. try to improve my mincl, Mr.  Trencher, sir." ho said, fingering his  bo_ok nervously. ,  "Oh, you do; do'';you?'" said "the  amused Mr. Trencher.- Well ��������� .we! don't  like people to put on airs down this  way, . and. the sooner you find that  out the bettor. Also, I advise you  to come along aud stand me a* pot  o' beer to improve,my mind."  The little stranger looked helplessly round.  "J���������I'm an abstainer,".he began.  "What:"  roared Buck,  raising    his  leg-of-mutton    fist.        "What!      You  miserly thief!"  His hand fell, but the stranger  caught-it; and Buck felt -a-grip��������� pn  his. wrist that almost dislocated' it.  For ix moment he. was dumb : with  astonishment, and then with the infuriated roar of a'. trapped beast,  he swung his other arm round, catching the little mnn a cruel .blow' in  the mouth.  ���������"Perhaps that'll learn you. an'd  that'll learn -yoii, and that!" : And  down went Buck's pale-faced neighbor in  a heap.  It was Buck's better-half, providentially 'in tho streot at- thei; time,  who  saved  the  stranger's  life  ."Coufcln't j-ou find anj'thing under  nine or over .ninety ������o bash?" caustically asked an erstwhile admirer.  And Buck felt* that here, indeed, was  a, crisis in his affairs. He must jus-1  tify  the bashing���������so  lie  did.  "Know what this bloko is?" he  asked, pointing with' his thumb to  his victim; "He's a blackleg, that's  wot 'e is! Goes .round takin'" the  bread alit of pore, blokes mouths!"  ...The stranger, shyly conscious of  the   small- crowd   that  had. collected  shook_his_head_wearily ..���������_  "Yus,. you are!" said the enrage'd  Buck, making a move towards him.  "Don'l     go      contradicting     me,   or  Ks(j."j  Kosh.  W.   ,).  antler  Weir,  ISsci..  Ksq  of  man   he   is,   mates;   tlio  mnn   that _ makes   widriers  an'd  phans!"       .  "Cheese it!" advised nn ncq.uain-^  lance. "The pore little bloke looks  as-if "e's"going" to cry. What's yer  trade,  matey?" .._  The white-faced man wiped the  blood from his straggling beard, and  shook  his head.  "Sbrrer's- my trade,'.' lie" said  bitterly, moving slowly through the  crowd; "sorrer and sulTerin'. Don't  think I bear any animosity agin'  you for 'itting me, Mr. Trencher,  sir: . I. can take a broader view of  things than that."  "You . 'adn't hotter-!" said the  j,. im'Mr. .Trencher, adding, as a reminder.  "Blackleg!" -.  The pale .Mr.' Smith sighed, and  walked  home.  From that day Mr. Smith was a  suspicious character in the road. To  be a suspect in. a neighborhood, itself tinder police supervigilance, is  by no: means a pleasant position, for  he was accused of toeing a School  Board oflicer in disguise, of being a  spy���������an awful term that, in the limited vocabulary of Plumley Road,  Fi., comprehends all kinds of dreadful acts, from the purely personal  exhibition of private curiosity to a  position of trust in secret offices of  Scotland  Yard.  TI.  About once a month, on an average, although the intervals were  erratic, the door of No. 74 would  opon, and out would briskly step  the reticent Mr. Smith, dressed with  scrupulous care, and carrying in his  hand his brown bag. It was generally at four in the afternoon he left,  and it was not unlil late the following afternoon  he  would return,  look-   ���������London  Answers  ing a- littlo tired about the eyes, a  trillo paler, but as brisk and polito  ns over. Only once had Buck evor  met his man in town,, and that was  on a day whon he was lolling at  Euston on the look-out for a carelessly observed portmanteau; with  that object in viow, he stood waiting  at tho arrival platform when , tho(  Manchester express steamed in. Al-j  most tho first mnn to jump on to!  tho platform was the palo Mr. Smith  As he caught sight ot Buck his  fnco reddened.  "Hallo, Mr. Trencher, sir," ho  said uneasily.  Buck eyed him keenly.  "I think I'vo found wot yer Utile  job is," ho said slowly. "You're  working on tho cross!"  Tlio palo man opened his mouth to  speak,  but checked himself.  "Think 1 can't see for meself?'-  asked   Buck.   "Look   nt   that!"  "That" was tho contents bill of  an evening paper, whero, sandwiched  betweon tho lutest betting and tho  execution - of a minor malefactor,  wero thc bold lines:  "Groat  Jewel Bobbery   at  Manchester.  Salford Lady. Loses  ������10,000!"  The. little man's faco was deathly.  His breath Oame in short gasps.  "You will keep" it dark, won't  you? For Gbd's sake, don't let anybody know. Only my sister-"knows  now,  an'd you!"  Buck .laughed a happy, contented  laugh���������the laugh of the miner who  finds  the  unexpected  lode.  '"Ere," said he, "let's take a  cab. I s'pose j-ou can afford a  cab?"  he. added: pleasantly..  "As the hansom rattled down the  Euston. Hoad, merriment got the  better of-Buck.  "To tliink," he chuckled, "you���������  a little bloke I ca'ild pick up with  'me finger and thumb! An' the cleverest crook in London. I've often  thought j-ou 'ad something* to do  with 'cm, mind yer.. I s'pose it was  you that cleaned out the shop in  Bond Streot? I readabo.ut it. Four  thouaah'-quid!"  All the time he had been talking  ah extraordinary change had come  over his conipaniou.-"-A strange color  had crept into the'.pallid cheeks, a  new fire burned in the black.- oj'cs.  Thon ho laughed softly,' and:not un-  musicotllj'.-   ���������  "Ha, ha. hai" roared Btick, in  chorus. .  "Look here,    old pal,"  said    that  worthy man1,: when the cab  had been  dismissed  at  tho    (underground -  station ,to! which they had driven,   "I'd  like t.'avo a little share.. of the stuff."  "Eh?" said-Mr. Smith.   '  "You   understand?���������mj"   little   bit."  "What 'ituff,'    Mr.  Trencher,  sir?"  asked  Mr.-.Smith,; innocently.    ..."-     ,  "Xone"    of    j-our ' larWa"'. 'warned  Buck.    "I'll see .you to-morrow,  an'd  we'll arrnDg������ this .little'matter'."  And-so they parted, Buck jubilant;  Mr. Smith with' a pcrplcxod frown.  "But*"Buck" Trencher did not "-roceivo the share of plunder to which  his deduction and his good luck so  perfectly entitled liim.  For that very night Buck got into  trouble.  Buck drank. That is tb say, 'in  the-coarse language of- Plumley Koad  ��������� E., Buck' "got blind." '-It was un-  "fortiinate that Buck's exuberance of  spirit should liave sj-nchronised: with  a period ofiuost unusual depression  in  the mental  tone of his  wife.  What happened will , nover be  known. Buck 'stolidly pleaded guilty, and scorned to give evidence on  his own behalf. It is surmised by  those: who take an interest in such  things that tho thrashing. Buck was  wont to givo his missus in sucli moments was resented. It is even suggested that Mrs. Trencher used a  hatpin with some elTect���������a theory  borne out by the'wound on Buck's  face. It is assumed that Buck usod  a poker, first on the lamp by accident; - then on his wife' bjr design.  What happened in the.dark'ness, goodness knows. They found it in the  niorning. They discovered Buck roaring, raving drunk two hours -after-  warhs; and the coroner's jurj' returned a verdict of wilful murder  against J'obert Trencher, alias  "Buck."  Before tho "hingi.strate, Buck. observed littlc_ iiiterqst_in_the_prqceod  ings. He would tafco his trial at the  Central. Criminal Court he repeated  mentally when the magistrate had  finished with him. It was weeks  nnd weeks before the trial camo on,  and  when  it  did,  it lasted',only  one  Federal   Life  Assurance Company  OF CANADA.  23rd Annual Report and Financial  Statement.  For the Year Ending December 31, 1904.  The twenty-third annual mooting ol tho shareholders of- this company was  hgld at tho heud ofllce. of tho-company; in Hamilton, on Tuesday, March 7tb,  1900,; tho President, Mr. David Doxtor. in the chair. The following report*  and  financial statement  wore submitted;���������  IHKIHMOIJS' REPORT.  Your directors havo tho honor to present tho report and financial statement of tho company for tho year which closed on tho 31st December. 190*,  duly  vouched for by  tho auditors.  Tha now business of the year coiisl������lod of two thousand two hundred and  fifty.'applications, for insurance, aggregating S3,140,500. of which two thousand, one hundred and seventy-seven applications for $3,010,499.60 were accepted. ���������"���������...  .As in provious years, tho income of the company shows -a gratifying increaso, and the assets of tho company havo heen Increased by 5285,979.52,  and have now  reached ?2,148,773.37,  exclusive)   of  guarantee   capital.  The. security for policyholders, including guarantee capital, amounted at  the close of tho year to f3,018,773.37,. and tbo llahilittcs for reserves and all  outstanding claims, $1,902.935.66,. showing a surplus of $1,055,887.81. Exclusive of uncalled guarantee capital, the surplus to policyholders was $185,-  837.81.    .   -  l'olicies on eighty-two lives bocame claims through death, to tho amount  of $157,040.00, of which S12,D85 was  reinsured  in  othor  companies.  including cash dividends and dividends applied to tho-reduction of premiums, with annuities, tho total payment to policyholders amounted to $198,-  911.34. '  Cnr'eful attention has been givon to tho investment of the company's funds,  ih first-class bonds, mortgage securities, and loans on tho company's policies  amply secured by reserves. Our investments have yielded a vcry satisfactory  rate  of  interest.  Kxpenscs have been confined to a reasonable limit. consistent with dua  efforts   for   new   business.  Tho results of tho year indicate a most gratifying progress. Compared  with the preceding year, the figures submittod Iiy tlio directors for your approval  show   an   advance   of   thirteen   and  a half per cent,  in  assets. '  The'assurances'carried by tho company now ; amount to $10,047,806.23,  upon which tho company bolds reserves to tlio full amount required by law,  and,  in addition  thereto,  a con.sidorn.blo  surplus. -- , ~  The field officers and agents of tha company aro intelligent and  loyal,  and  are entitled  to  much  crodlt  for  their  ablo representation   of  tho company's  in-  . tcrcsts.     Tho membors of tho  ofllco staff havo also proved faithful to tha company's   service.  Vour directors are pleased to bo ablo to stato that tbe business of the  company for the past two months of tho current year has been better than  in the corresponding months of last year,, and tliat the outlook for tho future is   vory bright.  DAVTD  DEXTEIl, President  and   Managing   Director.  AUMTOItS' REPORT.  To tlie President and Directors of the Federal  Life  Assurance   Company:���������  t.'oiitlomen,���������\Vo>. have   carefully  audited   the   books    and    records   of  company for Uie year-ending 31st December last,   and . have certified  to  ; accuracy.  Tho cash, ami journal vouchers baro boon closely examined, and agree with  the entries  recorded. ^ _  Tlio debentures, bonds, etc.. in tho possession of tha company have been inspected, whilst those dopositod with tbo Government or banks have been verified by certificate, the total 'agreeing with the amount as shown in the statement of assets.  The accompanying statcmonts, viz., revenue and assets and liabilities, show  -the result of tne year's operations, and, also, tho financial position of the  company.      .    -.-   . , ���������" -'  .        ��������� "   -      -    _  Kcspc-Udlly   submitted. -   H. S.  STEPHENS.       -"-  CHAKLES   STIFF.  '- Auditor*.  FINANCIAL STATEMENT FOR 1904-  RECEIPTS.  your  their  Hamilton.   1st  lt-arch; -1905.  Premium   and   annuity   innnmo      interest,: rents., and   profit   on   sales  of securities  oi'J.nas ws  'Sft.aast/si'.  -$    628,718  34  EftlSJSUKSEMi-ftTS.  Paid to policyholders'  All other.payments ...  Balanco   - J Pfl,OH-ill  ] 91.020 70 ���������  238.180  30   $  628.718   34  Debentures  titid bonds      Mortgugcs      Loans* on policies, .bonds,   stocks  All  other assets   ASSETS,  EH.CEMBKR 3|, i������04.   ������������������ $  635,38S 82  704,108 83  410,015 33  348,005 39  -$2,148,773 37  LIAKII.ITIES.  fiesei-ve fund     Death   losses awaitiitg proofs     Other liabilities        Surplus   on :policyholders'   account  Assets    Guiiriinteo   capitn.l      Tolnl  security    l'olicies . woi-o . issued   assuring  Totnl   insurance in- forco  ...  .51,887,724  (Jl  51.140 00  2-1,070 75  185.837 81  -$2,118,773  3:  $2,148.77,')  37  870,000  00  day-    i^.-:  Ot course, the verdict nnd the sentence  wero .inevitable.  'I'he judge said the.things that Buck  had road so of-bn of in his paper.  Just exactly the same things about  "brutal-murder," and "last, few days  remaining to you," and "cannot hold  oul any hope."  There were ' tliree days and two  weeks to pass liefore anything- liafA-  pened. -I do not think 3 am exaggerating the facts of the case, nor am I  straining to produce any impression  of courage on the part of Buck,,  when I say that these seventeen 'days  were the longest he liad ever speiit.  I think it was because he had no  fear.  Tie slept well, and woke at dawn.  Ho listened respectfully to tlio oliap-  lain, and when the hell tolled three  minutes before the Hour, he was in  no way 'discoiicertcii. The governor  came into the cell, the deputy-sheriff  came in, and an'otlie'iv warder, came,  in, and' Ouck noticed tlie governor's  voice trembled a little, whicli ho  thought  was  rather  unprofessional.  j\nd thon tlio pale-faced Mr. Smith  came in, and Buck nliowod his. first  astonishment. Mr. Smith stood stiff  for a momont, and Uuck, noticing  thc dangling straps hc hold in his  hand,  began  to  considor things.  "So that's your trade, eh?" ho  eai'd. 'And there was mild surprise  in his voiae.   "Well, well,  woll!"  "'That's my trade!" tho pale-faced  man replied.' in a low tone. And  Uuck fancied his voico was rather  sad. "I thought yoi hnd found it  out  by  tlle   placard."  "Well, well, well!" exclaimed tho  amazed Muck, ns Mr. Smith began to  handle  him   deftly.  "It's n sorren'ul trade," murmured  the pale-faced man,   under his breath.  Tito  toregotnff   reports   uud  stulcincn ts  'tion  of 1'ieMiie          Kerns.  motion  of  i*i-eM(7ont'l>aviil Jlcxler,   seconded    $3,018,773  37   $. 3.010.499  OO      16,047.800   23  received   and   udoptcd,    on   the  by     Vice-President      Lieut.-Col.  ' Tho retiring directors w.ero re-elected, ami at a Mih-scquent meeting of the  directors tho Inlluwing ollicera^wero i-o-jilecteil:���������tili: David Dexter. President  and Managing Director; Lieut.-Col. Kerns   and   Itev.   Dr.   Potts,    Vice-Presidents.  A STORY FOE. THE CZAR.  How History Is Repeating Itsol������  in Russia.  The.' cry has gone out'in'Uussia,  "Thero is uo Cv.ar." Once boforo  that cry lias boen raised in the same  land. Then, us now, thero waa a  man upon the Imperial throne, but  he was no emperor to his people.  Demetrius, Uie youngest son of Ivan  the Terrible, was murdered by the  regent, Boris Oodunoff, who, securing the throne, established that condition of serfdom which for thc next  threo centuries wus to be thc curse of  Uussia, and to leave traces which  even to-day are tho basis of national  discontent. Hut a huu'vcIIcjiik' thing  happened:     -  Years after the murder of the  youthful Demetrius, a pr."'i������>;idor appeared in his name. In reulity he  was a young monk who had been'sojourning with the Sfaporogian' Cossacks. But on all hands he was lui.il-  ed as the man he pretended to be.  The mother of the real Demetrius received him as her own son.  Hero was a Tichborne prototype on  a gigantic scale. The pretender raised art ai'iiiy nnd marched into Kussia. The . usurping GodunofT conveniently died, and... the false Demetrius  -jWas placod dn tliat throno which today  Nicholas  II*.   occupies.  For a year he reigned. But thc  people who had taken him to their  hearts found that he was hut tho  catspaw of Poland, and in a revolt  headed by Prince Vassili Shouisky  he was murdered, and tho newcomor  installod in his place by ono section,  only to bo. repudiated lw the general  body of the nation.' And so the  story wont on.  But now for an interesting parallel.  The man from whom thc false Demetrius derived chief support wus Sigismund III., King of Sweden, whom  the Poles elected thoir king, Und  whose son wa.s for a time to bo C/-u.r  of Uussia. Iu tho history of this  man tlio present Cznr might almost  sco his own doom foretold, Upon  his acceptance of the Crown of Poland    he   made a     treaty      with tho  States of Swe^letv7)tvjvhieh\h(?^^.oii-  gngod'tol-abs every "fifth year in that  .kingdom, h'or fifteen yeura hc failed  to keep his promise.  Then, thc Jesuits, having gained  complete ascendancy ' over him���������he  appointed a Senate to reside at  Stockholm, composed of forty  Jesuits who were, in all things to represent him. Thc day was fixed for  their arrival in state, and they ware  to ho received in every respect as  though tlioy wore the king for whom  they acte<i.  Just as Father C.'apon .has taken  upon himself to absolve the .soldiers  tn St. Petersburg of their allegiance  to the Czar, so the Swedish nobles  endod their allegiance to this abdicating king. "Since Sigismund has  disdained to lie oui- king," they said,  "we must also not acknowledge him  as such."  But the representatives of the king  wero on their way to Stockholm, and  were, the monarch's orders said, to  bc received us if they were the king.  Great preparations wero made; fireworks placod ready, a gorgeous feast  laid. Then at night the nobles sailed out into the harbor to receive the  galloon in which the representatives  of the king hnd come.  Firowo.i'ks  blazed  in   the  city;  can-;  rion  roaro'd   out  across     the  waters, j  But-there  was  death  in  the message  of      tho     guns.      The  cannon  of  the  nobles  wore    trained  on   tho galleon,  nnd down  it went  with all  its  usur-1  pers  of royal prerogative.  Thc nobles  returned  and ate the  feast  that had  been       prepared,        and      acclaimed  Charles,   uncle  of  Sigismund,   king..   -4   AN INCREASE OF 24 P.C.  Wo are publishing in this issue the  Annual Statement of the Excelsior  Life Insurance Company, which  shows a decided increase ovor the  business of former seasons. That the  amount of Insurance in force at thc  end of the year^showed an increase  of 24 p.r. is an advance of which  the Kxcelsior may well ba proud,  and we extend to them our congratulations,  RUSSIAN ZEMSKY ZABOR  A GREAT    NATIONAL  COTWCIX.  OF  THE  PEOPLE.  These    Assemblies   In     tbe    Post  Have Sttled Questions of  Great  Importance.  The semi-official announcement that'  the Czar will revive tho Zcmsky  Zabor, or Sobor, of the seventeenth  century s- ems to have had goo'd ln-  fluer.co upon all classes in Kussia,  says The Chicago Inter Ocean.  Count Leo Deonovitch Tolstoi recommended . the convocation of such  au assembly in a letter to the Czar.  IVo latter sent for Co'Jnt Tolstoi and  ni.tlo'J.'ed him to say that ho was  not opposed to calling a Zemsky  Znbor at this time, and that ho bo-'  lioved that the revival of the old  assembly of 1698 wns necessary.  This is tho more significant bocauso  thc Liberal party of Uussia has held  that there need bo no revolution- to  secure a national assembly, but th*  Czar could meet tho demand of tho  zemstvos by roviving tho Zemnky."  Zabor, or Sobor, of the last of tha  Iturics  and  THE EARLIER  ROMANOFFS.  On this point Professor ifaximo Ko-  valesky says:���������  "Tho Sobors were never abolished  by law. They simply ceosoci to exist,  just as .did the States-General, of  France from the beginning of the  seventeenth to the end of the eighteenth cen' iry. So legal act^ therefore, lies, in tho way of a new con-  Vocation of representatives of tho  empire. Should the present Emperor  convoke thcm, in so "doing ho would  be. in. perfect accord with the first  founders of his dynasty."  It will be seen by this that Count  Tolstoi found a way out of present  difficulties that involves no surrender  on the part of thc Czar. Tho latter  is asked to do what Peter tho Great  did when troubles beset his empire  and the Life Guards rebelled. If the  Zabor is to bo revived the Russians  of to-'day will tako their first step  towrd constitutional government by  returning to a Russian institution  300 years old.  The first Zabor was called by John  "the Terrible in 1566. To limit or  crush the power of tho hereditary  nobles of the council ho called an assembly" of local nobles, clergy, landholders, military officers, merchants,  and othcr_ groups.  THE"ASSEMBLY OF 1566 -  was called to decide whether lho war .,  with".:Poland should be continued or  not. .Tho Zabor of 1598 was called  to choose a new Czar on the occasion of the extinction of-tho Houso  of - Uuric."~'fher Zemsky Zabor, or  "general assembly of tho land," took  form Sunder the first" of the Uoman-  offs, and passed upon questions ;. of  "war anil traiie' policy and the ' "suppression/of insurrections. -  The Zabor of 1698 was called together by Peter the Great to pronounce judgment on Prinoc-ss Sophia,  who, during the absence of Peter in  western-'..Europe,:., had tried, by tho  help of the Life Guards, to seat'her-  self on the Russian throne. Jn thia  assembly thero were delegates repre-  .M?iiUnfi;.,.ulL_ihe gro'ips or classes    in  the empire. "~'���������'        ���������*������ -���������������������������������������������  ��������� This was the last Zemsky Zabor  called by the Czars, but its constitution serves as a model for the now  national assembly petitioned for by  the zemstvos. The present Czar, in  calling such" an ossembfy. wp.ild bo  acting in accordance with the pledge  given by the founder of the Uoiiianof-  dynasty. who was chosen to rule by  a Zemsky Zabor.   f   FATE AND PHILOSOPHY.  She was a stout 'woman with a  bundle under her arm, and as sho  was carefully making her way along  Uie street, slippery with ice, a middle-aged man, ...whose face betrayed  tho philosopher, encountered her aud  said:���������  "Madam, there is no use in mincing  along in that fashion. If you ar������  destined to fall, you wiil  fall."  "I won't if 1 con help it," she ro*  plied, as she tried to get a iirmc������  _hol(L.withi-her--cet.   "But fate is fute." he continued.  "If it was written in your book of  fate that on this day. and dato you  were going to go down with a bang,  nothing can save ybu���������not even sand  or anlies. You 'must turn to philosophy to soluce jou."  "What has philosophy got to do  with  slippery  footpaths?"  "Much, mndam. In th'e first place,  be resigned to a full; in the next,  prepare to fall as lightly as possible;  thirdly "  "Slop your talking!" interrupted  tho woinun, us one of her foet got  nway from her.  "Thirdly, madam," continued the  philosopher, as he refused to take her.  extended hand, "having made up  your mind whether you witl fall or  not "  She gave a lurch' and caught his  arm, and both went down with a.  heavy jar. ITe rose lirst. und, picking up his hat and helping hcr to  her feet, ho" bowed'and continued:���������  " the idea  is to bring somebo'dy  else down with' yon and make him  aclio for a month. Arise, madam. It  wns your fate to go down on 'the  clay, and date, and evidently mino  also."-/  UNPLEASANT���������BUT. TRUE.  Wonjen feel very sorry for men who  don't get married, and men for those  wKo  do.  'A woman ;, saves a great deal of  "money for a man by not marrying  him.  Time softens all things���������except'  railway sandwiches.  A bachelor thinks marriage is a  lottery.   A married man knows it is.  Many men exert themselves more in  trying to borrow a dollar than in  trying to earn one.  A man never realises wliat fools  men can make of themselves until ho  reads a love-letter written by soma  other fellow.  About 80.000 tons of dust ami refuse is taken away in barges from  London cr-ery yc*.-;. a*aa********************** **************************  'm - ��������� ���������   ���������  ���������  ��������� ���������  Appreciation  Madame Griselda, the famous European  Soprano, who so thoroughly delighted the  musical public of the City at her concert in  the Opera House, has given the following  unsolicited testimonial of the "Nordheimer"  Revelstoke, B. C, April 10th, 1905.  MR. LEWIS:  Dear Sir,���������I want to take this 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     i  easy for any honest person to avail them-     2  selves of. ���������  ���������  Revelstoke Insurance  Agency j  ��������� LIMITED ���������;  ��������� LOANS REAL, ESTATE .    INSURANCE      ���������."  ��������� '���������...'���������  a*���������������������������������������������*���������������������������������**���������*���������*���������������������������������������������������������������**���������������������������������������������*���������������������������*���������������������������**������������������������������������������������������������������������**  SGtIOLASTIG  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published   every  Thursday.     Subscription 82  per year.   Advertising rates on application.  Changes of advertisements must be  in befor  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printing In all its branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, May-4, 1905.  THE NATIONAL PERIL.  Conviction is growing in the public  mind, of course by this we mean,   the  minds of all who love the British flag  and  revere   Canada's - constitution���������  that the Dominion is now ^controlled  by . a government whose policy  is���������-  Place . and Power at any price; that a  studied    system   of    corrupting   the  electorate, as well as the people's  representatives, is in vogue and men are  being tempted to violate most fervent  pledges,    by   promises  of   contracts,  offices    of    emolument,    or    honors  coveted by an army of vain  and  tini-  bitious self-seekers.     What have  we  seen in  British  Columbia���������what  are.  ive seeing now?   The sacred pledge of  '���������Better Terms" ruthlessly strangled.  What next ?     A   promise   thab   the  lumbermen of British Columbia,   provided they returned government supporters, would be protected frotu  the  inroads and encroachments of lumber  producers    south    of   the    Canadian  boundary.     How  has   that   promise  been kept?     The   people  have   been  treated with supreme contempt,  such  contempt as should   bave   been   long  ago resented by  those who were insulted.   Has one word been  uttered,  condemnatory   of   the   government's  action ?   Have   any   prominent   men  =���������dSffouhced���������therdouble'dealing^of---this;  organized    hypocricy    at    Ottawa ?  Certainly not.   Why?  Because they  are cajoled and misled by sceret influences; agents of men who can afford  to   lose   money   on   lumber,   because  being interested in other works,  tliey  recoup themselves by  obtaining government   subsidies   and   government  expenditures, in certain directions.   It  is just as well to speak   plainly   and  candidly, just as well to warn with no  mincing of words or terms, those who  are at tiroes deceived  by  specious representations and pledges  made only  to be violated.     British Columbia is  spat upon by Sir Wilfrid Laurier; who  protests?   A vacancy  occurs   in   the  Dominion government, is it offered to  a representative of this province, after  the    electors   had  returned   Laurier  supporters    for   every   constituency?  By no means; the subservient,   office  seeking, contract expecting, favor demanding majority had been slavishly  subservient, and naturally,   those  at  the head of affairs   knew   that  from  Senator   Templeman,    Robert   Mac-  pherson,  James   Kiley   and   men   fit  that ilk, patronage would keep their  noses to the grind stone.      Of course,  William  Galliher dare not open his  lips to condemn.   The private bills he  is promoting, monopolises all his time  and then, the bench is not far removed  from tbe bar.    So British Columbia is  biing   betrayed���������and   it remains for  the honest electorate to say how long  ���������this species of bondage is to be toler  ated.   If the representatives of British  Columbia were sincerely loyal  to this  province, why did they sit like dumb  driven cattle during the debate  upon  the dangerous and hateful autonomy  bill?     This   was   their   opportunity,  they could readily and honorably have  said,   ''Sir  Wilfrid   Laurier,    when  .   ���������>    . ...  appealing to the country in Novethbor  last, you authorized your agents to  solemnly promise Better Term? for  British Columbia; you permitted your  agents to announce (and by your  action gave an affirmative coloring to  the declaration) that a conference had  taken place with!,Manitoba and ;the  Territories, that a duty would be  levied upon certain- grades of, cattle  coining into'the North West, and in  return, the people between Winnipeg  and the Rockies' would consent to a  duty on rough lumber from the United  States. Now sir, yoii either deceived  the people or their representatives,  otherwise it isincumbentupbii "you" to'  carry out the solemn pi onuses  registered in your name 1" 'Did': they  do this? Did they soy thoir prayers?  Tho party whip cracked and the. poor  office seeking, patronage hunting pack  crawled and crouched and lowered the  honor and disgraced the so-called  chivalry of the West 1  What more? The Bosses and Gal-  lihers and Macphersons and Rileys et  al, are so far a unit in assisting the  government to coerce, the new North  West provincas. So far, they not only  support the educational clauses of the  hill, but the land reservation clauses.  What does this mean? That a deadly  blow is to be struck at Western progress, by an Immigration policy  shaped, formed and devised with a  view towards filling Alberta and Saskatchewan with foreign legions,  people^w^q^ju^^la^es^where they  come from and will be slaves to homestead inspectors and government  .outers, wheresoever they settle in tlie  Territories, he they Territories or  Provinces. This is a standing menace  to Canada, ever fulfilling what hns  been considered her destiny; we feel  that apart from the school question,  although closely allied vvith the designs  of what Sir Wilfrid Laurier calls "the  minority," beneath all 13 Lhe foundation upon which he proposes to erect  a superstructure that may yet imperil  confederation. To make a second  Quebec���������inducements must be ottered  those of other countries who desire to  strengthen and consolidate French influence in Canada. Hence the autonomy hill!  Hon.   F.   J,   Fulton Addresses  the Convention���������Proceedings  of Closing  Day���������Resolutions  Adopted.  A public meeting in connection witli  the convent km was held on Wednesday evening, when Hon. F. J. Full on,  Minister oMiducatioti, addressing the  assembly as said:  He believed tho standard of education in British Columbia was not far  behind  any  other   province    in  the  Dominion,   and   thero   was  not the  slightest doubt that  the school-system of Canada was second to none in  the world.   Tliis statement was amply  justified   by   the    adoption    by    the  'British',. Government-   of    the.New  Brunswick school system for South  Africa.   Mr. Fulton congratulated the  people of Revelst9keon tlie growth of  their city.    It had impressed hiin very  much, especially the schoolattendance  which had so rapidly increased,  that  their - school  was now   being classed  witli tho second class cities, a remarkable advance in three or four years.-  Their high school was aiso doing well.  He congratulated the convention on  the exhibit of work.   He emphasized  the value    of   the   manual   training  which    was   heing   given,    resulting  from the   financial   assistance  of Sir  William   Macdonald.   Tliis  was now  recognized as one  of   the   most  important branches of educational work.  Tho   Government  should   encourage  higher  educational  work.    He made  reference to the Rhodes' scholarships,  and said he had great admiration' for  tlie work which Supt.   Robinson  had  done.    He also referred to the scholar  ships given by Mr.  Flummerfelt,  and  expressed the hope  that bis  example  would bu followed by   olher wealthy  men.   The Dean of McGill University  was   tiying    to    arrange   with    the  Government    to    make  gned has opened a Lumber Yard in the  handle all kinds of  ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER  SHINGLES, LATH,  ETC.,  ETC.  stock of Kiln-Dried Edge Grain, Finishings  , arid Mouldings of every description  stock. .:���������������������������.  TO   CONTRACTORS!!!  At Our Yards we'will at all times be in a position to  supply all your wants in First-Class Material.  E. E. ADASR  Yards���������Just South of Hotel Climax, on Smelter Track  tytytyty tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  I SPRING TML0RINGI  CRESSMAN'S imported  Spring Goods are here,  and most of tliem are  marked ofT anil have been  paused into ^toclc-  llic store is full  of Kain Coatings, Suit-'1  iiilfs, Trouserings, comprising Serges, Cheviots,  Llamas, Fancy Vostintjs.  The v.e.-u- ami color is  giiar.-inlocd by the manufacturers, aiul wc back up  the crnarnnlcc.  ty  Vancouver  AUr-f  High School an affiliated college of the  university. The government were  anxious to promote the educational  interests of the" piovince, ami in-Lliis  direction they had established a normal school, with most encouraging  results.  The speaker was curious to know  how the new school bill, which he  fathered, was being ieceived .throughout the country. He gave Supt.  Bobinson great credit fur his share in  helping to frame the hill. Something  had to be done to meet the rapidly  increasing cost of education. Figures  were quoted showing lhat So20,000  would have been necessary Ust session  to meet the educational reqiiitements  under the former system. The cost  had grown from one-tenth to one-  sixth of tbe total revenue of the  province. The effect of the new bill  would be to increase the interest  taken in education by the people.  The people of the lower Friizer dis-  JwcJ:__reej;gmzjng that something had  to  be done, whose repicsentatives in  Mayor their thanks for the kindness  and hospitality extended to them,  That the Institute records its thanks  to the Hon. Minister of Education in  his address to tho Institute.  That the thanks of tho institute be  accorded Dr. Hay for his interesting  and useful addresses. Dr. Hay, in  a few words of acknowledgement said  he wonld long remember with pleasure  the three days spent with theni in  ltevelstoke. Their Institute was at  high water mark.  A proposal to do away with the  mid-winter entrance examination was  lost.  a horsey customer that he has fallen  heir to ������100,000 left by a rich uncle  in India. As a matter of fact Fluker  should have told Goodwin. However  the windfall proves to be a false  rumour and Goodwin who, acting on  the strength of his supposed good  luck, has been playing fast aud loose  with money in a "frenzied finance"  fashion, finds himself deserted by his  friends. His only friend Alice has  stuck to him through thick and thin,  and when, afterwards, his uncle really  does re-instate hiin as his heir his  ai.ections turn again to his first love.  Pennythorne proves to have  been a  SEE US ABOUT YOUR EASTER SUIT ,i  I GRESSfflAN, ���������5 ARTf AIL20R;  X Always the'Best Often the. Clienpest *  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty ty ty\  t  HOUSES FURRISBED ON MORTHLY PAYMENTS  Another  Carload   of  Furniture just arrived.  Carpets,   Linoleums,  Oilcloths, etc.  Sewing Machines.  Heintzman Pianos  I R. HGWSQfJ & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS, EMBALM ERS  That  the institute records a resolu- j rascal  and   is arrested for debts in  ficin of sympathy with Miss Currie of  Salmon   Arm   in. her  recent serious  ! curred tin "the  strength of the piobn-  bility   that   he   would    marry   Alice  accident   and   wishing  her   a speedy  recovery.      ' . - .:  That it is the opinion of   the   Insti-  Uito���������tUo-eeoii-ccptrnl examinations  should he held simultaneously.  That the department give earlier  notice of the drawing work for each  vear.  A motion by Mr. Fulton that the  Lieut-Governor be requested to appoint an examiner in connection with  the London University was defeated  by 11 to 13.     - '  The president tendered the thanks  of the Institute to the staff of the  Revelstoke school, and especially to  Mr. Miller, for the excellent arrangements made for the meeting. He said  the city of Kevelstoke was fortunate  in having a man like Mr. Miller at the  head of its school affairs.  The meeting then adjourned.  whom he affected to love because he  thought her to be an heiress.  The characters throughout were  well sustained, consequently, individual mention is unnecessary.  After the ' entertainment a " very  enjoyable dance was held, to which  many remained.  -  Cabinet Making:  UpholEtoiing  Picture Framing  urn Iiu re  Saw Gotham After Dark.  New York, April 27.��������� W. Gallagher, M. P. for Southern Kootenay, Jas.  McDonald, millionaire contractor, and  Brant Morden, millionaire furniture  maker, both of Montreal, wore arrested for disorderly conduct at the Grand  Central station last night and placed  in tbe cplls.  They went liqwj-i to the depot en  route to Ottawa singing .'.'JJ'.'lo Brit-  tan iii." They disturbed tbe sleeper*  in tlio trains and could nol be quieted  by the officials, so six policemen, after  a struggle ran them in. Thc general  manager of the Waldorf Astoria  pledged thc hotel as security and tho  trio were released this morning.  the Legislature had made Uiestiongest  opposition lo the new bill, he had  been informed by the inspector,  were well satisfied with it. The  speaker was loudly applauded on  resuming hi., seat.;  Dr. G. U. Hay. who wa.s tn have  addressed the gathering on " The  Teacher's Opportunity," excused himself owing to thc l.itcness of Lhe hour.  He remarked that this province paid  its teachers better thnn any other  province in the Dominion.  THURSDAY  Mr. Burns opened the proceedings  with an address on " Thc Rural  School," stating that there were 283 of  these schools in the province. In  rural districts these schools were often  the only public institution nnd thoy  deserved nil the assistance the government could give them,  II. Bunnell read nn interesting  paper on color work in the schools,  aud J.- D. Buchanan, of the Normal  School, gave an instructive and analytical address on the teaching of  composition.  Tho following resolutions were  adopted :  That the Institute placo on record  its senso of loss by tiio d������iif)i of Messrs  Hunter, Anderson and Martin, and itu  sympathy wilh their families.  That the Institute convey to thc  peoplo  of    Kevelstoke   through   the  PRESENTATION   0F-������100,000  By the Amateur Dramatic Club  ���������Large Audience Enjoyed  the Play���������Many Remained for  the Dance.  The presentation of the farcial comedy ������!00,0fj0 by the local Amateur  Dramatic Club was a distinct success,  and added another leaf to the lam els  of this energetic society, the members  of which spared no pains in rehearsing  their parts and in presenting the various characters to the utmost of their  ability. Tbe results must have proved'  most gratifying to all concerned, for a  large audience assembled last Thursday evening in the Opera House to  witness the performance and went  away delighted with thc production.  The caste was as follows:���������  Gerald Goodwin ...XV. A. Henry  Major Blackshaw... "VV. A. Sturdy  HirBurnsey Waters I. W. Chilton  Clunker G.  I'almer  Joo Barlow  B. IT- Sawyer  I'ennythorne VV. A. Chambers  Pycfl'nch. F. S. Murk  Mr. Fluker Ti. M. Rne  Gibbons ;....... C. Palmer  Alice Barlow  Miss Mac Corlov  Mrs. Barlow Mrs. T. II. Dunne  Arabella Hull Miss Alice Berger  June Plover Mrs. VV. M. Lawrence  Briefly, tlie plot runs thus :   Gerald  Goodwin, a  poor   but genteel young  11D111, falls in love with Alice, niece to  Joe Barlow who squanders her money  in   stocks  which turned out a (talc.  Fluker,  tho lawyer, by mistake, tolls  I'ennythorne, the rejected suitor and  Eewai-ded far Wla Honesty.  In a small Tillage Just outside Nottingham, a farm laborer -went to tha  general store, -which was kept by an  old -woman not overstocked -with  brains, and asked for a '"pahnd o' bacon."  The old lady produced the bacon and  cut a piece off, but oould not find the  pound weight, says a London exchange.  "Oh, never inlnd t* pahnd weight,"  ���������aid he; "ma fist .nut weighs a pahnd,  co put ther Vacon ln t' scales."  The woman confidently placed the  bacon Into one side of the scales, while  the man put his flst into the other  side, and, ef course, took good care  to have good weight.  While th* woman was wrapping the  bacon np the pound weight was found,  end, on-seeing lt,_the_man_sald:   "Nah you see If iny flst don't Ju������t~  weigh a pahnd."  The pound weight was accordingly  put Into one scale, and the man's fist  Into the other, this time only Just to  balance.  The old woman on seeing this said:  "Wha, I niver seed aught so near  afore! Here's a red herrln' for thee  honesty, ma lad."  ..EVERY VARIETY "TO SELECT FROM.  THE PEOPLE'S  39     FURNITURE STORE  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  LIMITED.  IMPORTRES   AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  Manufacturers  of Aerated Waters  REVELSTOKE,    IB. O.  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  J. GUY BARBER,  -   Jeweller, Optician  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby kI������ch that thirty days nftor  dato I intcnil to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of l.nu<ls anil WorKH for a special lif mine to cut  ami entry away timber from tho following du-  scribuil lands situate in Went Koolenay district:  1. Commencing nt a post planted at A. Mc-  Jjitul'H south cant corner, thence nortii 80 chains,  thence east 8i.i ehaini, thenee youth 80 chains,  thence went 80 chains to point of commencement.  '2.   Commencing at a post planted at .r. 'J'. Kan*  nor's Month went corner, thence east  80 chains,  thence  south 80  chains, thence   west 80 chains,  thence north 8o chains to point of commencement.  V. II. YOUNG;  Commencing at a post planted at A. McLeod's  Houth west corner, thence..east80 chains.thence  Mouth 80 chains, thence west 80 ciiains, tlience  north 80 chaius to point of commencement.  I). CAMKKON.  Commencing at a pout plnnted nt P. Cameron's  south went corner, theuce east 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains, tlience  north 80 chains to point of commencement.  \V. K. REID.  Commencing at a post planteil at W. It. Kohl's  south west corner, tlience east 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains, tlience  north 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated April tind, 1905.  myl J: T. FANNER.  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke* B. C.  NOTICE.  Notico Is hereby given that thirty days after  date we Ititoud to apply to thc Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license  tocut and carry away timber from the following described lands sltui'ted on Upper Arrow-  Lake, West Kootenny district. B. C.  Commencing nt a post marked "Bowman  LmnborCo." planted on soutii side of north.  cunt nrm of Upper Arrow Lake, about one lnilf  enst of Blind I!nv; thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80 chaius,  thonco north 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated April 10th, 1905.  np20 BOWMAN LUMBER CO., LTD.  NS & GO'Y.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME  BEEF.     PORK.   MITT0N     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  REOPENED  REMODELED  Palace Restaurant  "Mrs. McKitrick, Manageress.    ^  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Rates Moderate. /^  ;������-���������  'RAW-MATERIAL"-SERVANT.  XiOt and Ills Wife Instruct a' Recent Tmiior*  tutton and I.t nru Thing* i'homselrc*  ���������. A hustling real estate agent on Fifth  avenue, Now York, who advises hla  patrons to buy unimproved property  and grow up -with lt haa been making  an experiment in domestic economy  along this same Une, and at present  he Is dubious about Its result, ilr.  Lot, as fie may be called, lives ln a  suburban town where servants aro at  'a premium, and he advised hla wife to  try "raw material."  "This business of paying $20 a month  ���������for a cook who wastes your coal,  'stands ln with your butcher and supplies her relatives with sugar and coffee at your expense ls nonsense," said  !Mr. Lot; "Just go down to the Barge  ���������Office and get the imported article You  -may find a diamond in the rough. IC  you do, polish her, teach hor your way,  -and advance her wages. Gratitude will  ���������bind her to you." --.-.-���������  :���������:- "That sounds well," said Mrs. Lot,  -'���������hut your imported article Isn't likely  to understand English, and she wout  know the meaning of gratitude."  - ."-We will teach - her English,    my  ���������dear,'���������' said Mr. Lot, "and we can then  innke sure that she picks- up no slang."  ,��������� Mr. Lot went, down and picked her  out.   She was about twenty-five years  .old.   The Interpreter- told hlni that she  .was a Dane, and thai she was anxious  .to do. housework.    She had formerly  .been employed    behind a plough   or  .tome.such farm utensil.  A Mrs. Lot put In a week's hard work  :? ..wjth Mary, showing hcr by signs how  .her work was���������to  be  done.   , Mary's  moon-like face never varied In expres-  ;- Bion.   She always looked, blank.  "She has the unemotional . placid  /disposition which ls so essential for  housework," said Lot' proudly, when  his wife suggested that Mary was stupid. "A nervous housewife makes double the work. Now if the roof fell In  It would not Jar Mary."  ' "No; and she wouldn't begin to clean  up the muss until I had - told ber,"  '���������aid Mrs. Lot.  Lot  gave  Mary her first lesson  ln  English on Sunday morning.' As she  -appeared he said:-  "Good morning, Mary."  - Mary looked at him blankly. By repeating that phrase all the forenoon he  'taught Mary to say "Morn'n'." Then  Lot worked all the afternoon teaching  Mary to say "Good evening," and Mary  ���������aid.  "Even'n'."- ;  -  "Yon see, my dear, that after Mary  has picked up a few words she will  Advance rapidly. I am going to en-  Joy teaching her."  - "Now, my dear," said Lot to his  trite on the following Sunday, "I am  ^oing'to increase Mary's vocabulary."  ��������� - When Mary had finished her -work  Lot went into the kitchen,-and, point'  ing to the'.stove, said:.  .-.-"Stove, Mary, stove-^stove���������stove."  ; ���������������������������Morn'n*/' said Mary.    ,-.  : '.'Stove!..' This here, stove, Mary,  Stova., Say it, stove!", J  . Mary looked at,Lot with as blank a  face as if she,had.been the doorkeeper i_at lodge meeting-where Lot was  trying the wrong password. \ ;  "Store, stove, stove,", said Lot "'  .  "Morn'n', morn'n',    morn'n'."    said  Hary..  "Tff'Nor-ttove, 'Mary:  say stove."  .  ' Mary's face never changed.  -    "Morn'n'."  "Dammit!" Eald Lot.  - "Dammit!" said Mary, promptly, and  %jot was. sorry.  " "Stove,1 Mary; say stove."-    -  "Dammit! morn'n'," replied Mary.  Mary came to Mrs. Lot two nights  later and surprised her:  "   "Can go out, even'n'?"  ��������� "When 'did you learn that, Mary?"  "Can go out, dammit?" asked Mary.  "Yes, go," said Mrs. Lot, "and vou  needn't-come back if you don't want  to.".  But Mary did come back. When  callers asked for Mrs. Lot Mary would  reply sometimes 'Morn'n'," sometimes  "Even'n'," and again "Ding-ding, dam-  - mit" Mrs. Lot spent all of her leisure  ' time writing notes of apology to her  friends, and telling -them that Mary  1������raa one of Mr. Lot's "rough diamonds." Mrs. McAllister, with whom  Mrs. Lot waa "on veryformii calling  terms, came to call on Wednesday afternoon, and Mrs. Lot, hearing Boma  one talking downstairs, indiscreetly  palled out: -.    ���������  "Mary, ls that some one for me?"  "Morn'n,"    replied   Mary.     "Warm  _ bab-bee_ hot_ stuff,'^_and__befpre   Mrs._  Lot could run downstairs Mrs. McAl-  t't'i fti fti itt iti t't'i i'i*! t't'i iti iti ftt iti ****��������� ���������** ���������***��������� ���������***��������� ���������***��������� ���������***- ���������***��������� ���������***��������� ���������***��������� ****��������� ������***������ '**��������� -***��������� ������������������**-  ���������+* sp ���������+* ���������4.* 'iL''+ "4.1 '���������Jf.1 'iL' \(r 'J.J'+' *������������������{.' '4.' 'J,' l+' si/ '������} '4.' + '���������*���������  V V * '+ 'A  f Do Not  Neglect Your Heme f  ty XVe luivo a 'large iissbi-trhent of'Garden Tools, Spades, . ij*  t* Hoes, Rakes, Etc.,.'Ornamental  Gaicleu   Fencing,   Gal- -���������   *  vanized Wire Mesh Fencing.    - * 4fr  ty  ^-Paints, Varnishes, Brushes $  '--���������:  ���������Whitewash Brushes and Brushes ol all kinds  Call ���������arid*'inspect oui- new stock.  I Lawrence Hardware Company ;  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty tyty ty ty ty ty ty ty*  ywM^w^^^^^w^yvwwwvw^^^w^  LOANS  NOTARIES  SIBBALD & FIELD  .*������������������',   have-'-  '*;��������� - ,-' "...���������      **'���������''���������    :;;'*-/;���������;  H o u ses arid Lots  FOR  SALE  IN ALL  PARTS OF THE CITY  INSURANCE  COMOX COAL  vv^A^vv^^<vv^^v^A^������^A^AA/^v^^vv������^vv^^A������^^^^^^������������/^^v  LEGAL  JOHN HANKING SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  First Street - - Bevelstoke, B. C.  JJAJRVKY, M'CAKTEK. & 1'IXKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors for Imper:ul Bunk of Canada.  Compam* funds to loan at 8 percent.  Fikst bTKCET, Lievelbtoke B. C.  H'  UG1IS. CAYLEY  Barrister and Solicitor.  OFFICIO���������Corner 'First Street ami Boylo  A\enue, ltevelstoke, B. C.  Dr. Morrison  DENTIST  Office���������Laurence Hardware Co. Block���������Upstairs  -E.'A: Orchard,-    ' - <- -������������������'  ARCH iTECT  TAYLOR BLOCK.  Plans and Specifications.        Sketches, Designs.  - -        -    -Bluo Prints, Etc., Etc.     ��������� -���������  NOTIOE.  Notice is liereby Riven tliat thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tlie Chief Comimssionei  of Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and cuiry away timber fiom the follow ing described lands in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  noith cast comer," und planted on the i\est bank  of the Columbia liter opposite tho moulh of  lloldich creek, thence south bO chains, thence west  SU chains, thenre north 60 chains, thence east 80  chains to the place of comnienceinent.  ���������2. Commencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  south-u est corner po-it," and planted at the sido  of the Big Bend trail about fl miles nortii of Downie creek, thence north SO chains.thence east SO  chains, thence soutii SO chains, thence weot SO  chains lo the place of commencementr  Dated this 1st day of April, 1905.  apl3  E. McBEAN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby Tgi\ en that thirty days after  ite I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special license to cut  SOCIETIES.  and carry  away timber from the  following de  scribed lands in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "M. J. Parson's south west comer post" and planted at  about one and one-fourth miles from the mouth  of lloldich creek anil on the.east bank of said  creek, thence north 160 chains, tlience east 40  chains, tlience south 100 chains, thence west 41*  chains to the place of commencement  2. Commencing at a post maiked "SI. J Par  son's soutii east corner post" and planted at  about oue and one-fourth miles fiom the mouth  of lloldich creek nnd*on thc east bank of said  creek, tlience north 160 chains, thence west 40  chains, thence south 160 chnins, thence east 40  chains to the place of commencement  Dated this 1st day of April, 1005  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after dato  I Intend to-apply to the Honorable tho Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to cut and carry away timber irom tho  following described lunds situated in West  Kootenay district : ��������� ���������  1. Commencing at a post planted o.n the  south side of Smith creek about -2A niiles from  the Columbia river and ninrked "E.J. John-  sou's north east corner post, theme south CO  chums, thence west 8u clinins. theuce north 80  ehnin j, thence east 80 ehains to tho pointof  commencement.  '  '2. Commencing at a post planted on the  south sideof Smith creek ahout SA luiles from  the I olumuln river and marked -'������. J. Johnson's north east corner post," thence south SC  chains, theuce west SU chains, ti.encc nurth 80  chains, thence cast SU cliuins to thc point of  commencement.  3. Commencing at a post planted on thn  soutii side of Smith creek about t'A iniles from  the Columbia river and inurkeil "E.J.Johnson's norlli oust corner post," theneo south 80  chains, thence west 80 chnins, thence north 80  chains, ihence east 80 cliuins to the polut of  commencement.  A. Commencing at a post planted on the  south sideof Smith creek about (iA miles from  the Columbia river and iuarkeu"E. J. Johnson's north east corner post," thence south 80  chains, thence nest 80 ehuins, thence north 80  ehuins, thence eust 80 chains to the poiut of  commencement.  5. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side ol Smith creek about GA miles from  the Columbia river, nnd mnrked "E. J. Johnson's north east corner post," thence south 80  ehains, Ihence west 80 chains, tlience north 80  chaius, tbence east 80 chains to the point of  commencement.  G. Commencing at a post plnnted on the  soutii sideof Sniitli creek about 7'A miles irom  thc Columbia river and marked "E J. Johnson's north east corner post," thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains, tn ence north SO  chains, ihence cast 80 ehuins to thc pointof  commencement.  7. Commencing at a post plsnted on tlic  south side of Smith creek about -2'A miles from  tho Columbia river and mnrked "E. J. Johnson's s-outh east corner post," thence nortii 40  ehuins, Ihence westlOO chains, thence south 40  chains, thence east 1G0 chaius to the pointof  commencement.  8. Commencing st a post nlantcd on the  south side of Smith ereek about 4A miles from  the Columbia river and marked "E. J. Johnson's south east corner post," thence north 40  chains, thence west 1G0 chains, theuce south 40  chains, thence east 100 chains to the point of  commencement.  9. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side of Smith creek about GA miles from  thc Columbia river and marked "E. J. Johnson's soutii enst corner post," thence norih 40  chains, tbence west IGO chains, thence south 40  ehuins, thence cusi ItiO ehainsto the point of  commencement,  10 Commencing at a post planted on the  north side of the north fork of Smith creek,  about OK miles from thc Columbia river nnd  murked "E. J. Johnson's south east corner,"  thence north 80 chnins, thence west80 chains,  thence south SO chains, thence cast 80 chains  to the place of commencement.  Dated March 4th, 1005.  ml6 E. J. JOnNSON.  THE ION HOKt  W.   J,    LIGHTSURNE, Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AMD FURNISHED  STRIGLY FIRST-GLASS  THE   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS    ���������  WINES, LIQUORS AND CICARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  VERY STABLES  First-lass Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  Single and. Double Rigs   for   Hire   on   Reasonable  Terms.     Turned out lean and Neat.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished' with the  Choicest the Market  affords,     ,  WOOD  FOR SALE  Orders   left   here   for    Firewood  ..promptly  Dry Fir,  Hemlock and Cedar.  filled.  I Chas. Turnross, Prop  BEST WIHES, LIQUORS, CICARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  .. ... Rates $i a day,'  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone,  ��������� Prop.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty <30) davs  after date I intend to make application to tlie  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to lease' the lands hereinafter  mentioned, viz.���������Commencing ata post marked "Lloyd A. ilanly'n north east corner,"  planted on the west bank of a "mail stream  flowing  into   the South   Fork of  the Fraser  river  from the  north   cast  at a pt  twenty miles north westerly from Tete Jaune  HON HOTEL  FIRST CLASS  $2   FER  DAY HOUSE  Choice Brands of Wines, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LAUGHT0H, Prop.  First  Street.  HOTEL  VICTORIA  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City.   Free Bus meets all trains  Hourly Street Car.  Fare io Cents  Front Street  Vater had slammed the door and left.  ���������/ "Now where do you suppose sha  picked up such slang?" Mrs. Lot asked  ber husband.  "Did Mrs. McAllister have, her seal.  ���������kin coat on?" asked Lot.  .   VYes.".  *"1 faintly remember using some such  plans myself a week ago when you  came in with..your sealskin; coat on.  ; fcfary was in the hall. It is very objectionable slang and my .only excuse  la that lt was taken from a negro  pong that was running In my head." '  ��������� T.Wb days later another Dane -who  looked very much like Mary came to.  call on her and asked for Mrs. Lot.  "Mary, she want more wage," eh9  tali.  ������������������ "Whoare you?", asked Mrs. Lot. ;  ������������������-'- "Mary, my friend. She no talk. English. ''' She wrote me to come out an*  ask.more wage for her. She say she  leave-eef/she don't get. She .can't  say. ��������� -1 ���������' say for her.. Twelve dollar or  fliego." -.yuA-:  ''-��������������������������� "Rubber," said Mary, who had been  listening to her fluent friend.,  "Your raw material and rough diamond," said Mrs. Lot to her husband,  vhas not only insulted all my friends  Mid broken everything breakable in  the house, but she sent to New York  tor an Interpreter to come up and ask  for more wages. She la too expensive  ts she Is."  ;��������� Lot thought It all over and all of  the local papers ln his town are now  printing this advertisement: .      .  "Wanted, competent cook In small  family; wages, ?20 a month; no foreigners need KM1?- Lot������ si58 H'8b  place." >     ���������  ; r AttrH'-Vvcneifft.  ! Agent���������If we    advertise that   your  patent food is for' brain workers wo  jhtill attract almont everybody,  i Proprietor���������Ye.s?  Agent���������Yes,  everybody   except   tho  '������������^.*%   WmIw   *.a*lrm-jm.���������mTlAl*f.lt   tw"-i.l  Advertise in The Herald.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1C5S.  Keprular meetings are held in the  Oddfellows Hall on the 1 bird Frl-  . day of eacb month, at S p. ra. sharp.  'Visiting brethren cordially invited  J a. AOHESOJNr*T-M,  ���������  R. J. TAGUEKT, Rec.-Sec.  ap!3  M   J   PARSON  KOOTENAY STAR, R. B. P.     .  ' Meets on First Tuesday of every month, in'  I. O. O. F. Hall.  j. ACEIESON. W. P.  R. J. TAGGF.KT, REO.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of  P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C.  MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY  in Oddfellows' Hall at 8  o'clock Visiting Knights are  cordially muted.  J. 11. SCOTT,   (!. C.  STEWART MCDONALD, K. Ol P.. Jt S.  II. A. I5ROWN, M. of F.  Cancellation os Reserve  NOTICE IS nUREflY GIVEN* thaf the reservation c:,t,<lilished iu pursuance of the proiisi-ws  of the " Columbia and Western Railway Subsidy  Ait. 1WW," notices of whiih Mere uullllslied in Uie  British Columbia Gazette and d.ited 7th May,  ISM, and otli June, lMtl, respectively, are hereby  cancelled.  ���������Crown lands situated within tlie area-embraced  by th.1 said reservation uill be open to sale,  settlement, lease ami other disposition, under the  iiinMsiuuH nf the "Land Act." three mouths after  tho date of the first {publication of this notice lu  the Jliiti.ili Columbia Gazette; provided, ho������e\er.  lhat iu all cases w here lands are sold, pre-empted,  leased or otlicm isc alienated by thc Government  and aro subsequently found upon the survey of the  Columbia and Western Railujy Company's  blocks, to lie wholly or lu part within such block.-.,  then, the persons.so acquiring such lands shall  acquire their title thereto from the lfailwav  Company, who have agreed to deal with such  purciiasers, pre-emptors, leases, etc., on the same  terms and conditions as the Government would  under the provisions of the "i.ami Act,'* except  In respect to timber lands on the Company's  blocks, which shall be subject to the regulations  Issued by the Company relative tn the cutting of  timber on the Columbia and Western Railway  Land Grant.  W. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Lands anil Works Department,  Victoria, IJ. C, 23rd February, 1805.    m2-3n>  - NOTICE.  Notice is hereby gheu thut thirty da^s after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following de  scribed lands in West Kootena} district:  1*^ Commencing at a post marked "O. I>. Uonr'f.  soutli nest corner post" ond planted on the south  ban]; of Goldstream about 12 miles above the  mouth of French creek; thence nortii 40 chains,  thence east 1UU chains, thence soutii 40 chains,  tlience h est IM) chains to the point of comiiiencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "O. D. Hoar's  noith iv est corner post" and planted on the south  bauk of Goldstream about 12 miles above the  mouth of French creek; thence south 40 chains,  thence cast 160 chains, thence north 40 chains,  thence west ItiO chains to the point of commence-  nvont.  Dated 1st April, 1905.  ap!3  Cache, theneo north westerly following  the course of tho valley to a point situate  9000 chains in a direct line from the starting  poiut, tlience in a soutii westerlv direction  1410 < hains,"thenee iouth cnstcrlv 210 chains,  thence nortii easterly 1200 chains, thence  south easterly following the general course of  the valley 7200 chains more or less, thence  north 24U chains more or less to the point of  commencement, for thc purpose of cutting  spars, timber or lumber.  Victoria, B.C., 13th March, 1905.  mlC lm  LLOYD A. MANLY*.  O. D. HOAR.-  NOTICE,  Notico  is   hereby given that 60 daysafter  date I intend to apply to. the Chief Commis  sioner.of Lands and  Works'for permission to  Burchase the following described lands in the  istrlct of West Kootenay:  Commenr-Ing at a post marked "Robert  Armstrong's south west corner post," situaled  half a mfle east of G 8. McCarter's south west  Eost, situated on th������ east side of the Arrow-  ead Branch, about IA miles west of tbe station, of Arrowhead, thence 40 cbains east  thence 40 chains north.thence 40 chains -west,  thence 40 chains south to place of commencement.  Dated Feb. 23rd, 1905. '_.:  mch 2 COd  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby giv en that thirty days after  date I intend to npply to the Cbiof Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a .special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following described land.-, in Wet Kootenay district:  1. Commencing ata postmarked 4,E. Woolsev's  south wost corner post" and planted on the nortli  side of Goldatieam about ten miles above French  creek, thence nortii SO chains, thence east 80  chains, thence south SO ciiains, tlience west K0  chains to the point of commencement.  j Commencingat a poat marked "E. Woolsev's  north west corner post" and planted on the north  bank of Goldstream about ten miles above the  niouth of French creek, thence south 40 chains,  thence east 1G0 chains, tlience north 40 chains,  thcnce__������est_lG0_chains_tp_point of commence  ment.  Dateil this 1st day of April, 1903.  NOTICE.  Notice Is herebv given that 00 days after  datel intend to apply to the Chief Commis^  sioner  of 1 ands and Works for rermission to  fiurchasc the following described lauds in the  listrict of \A est Kootenay:  Commencing   at  ������L~poBt-'r'lfmt������ct on tlio nasi.  side of the Arrowhead Branch, about two  miles westof station at Arrowhead, and marked "va F Ogilvie's south west corner post,"  thence, east 40 chains,' tlicnce"nortb 40 chains,  thence west 40 cha.ns, thence south 40 chaius  to pointof commencement.  Dated 2jrd day of January, 1905. -  W. F. OGILVIE.  FOR   SALE  ���������Ata Bargain if  Sold-This  Month���������  ONE RESIDENCE  .  In Central Part of the City, and One  Lot 50 x too.  A GOOD RANCHE  So Acres, close to town, 35 acres of  which can be easily cleared. . Suitable for  Hay and Mixed Farming-. Apply for  particulars at HERALDlOffice. .  lumris ftotel  COMAPLIX  Best-brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Travellers to  Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation at this  Hotel.  CHIEF   YOUfJG,  Proprietor  ss  WHEN YOU-WANT  NOTICE.  Notice  is hereby given that 00 days after  _itcl intend to ap   sioner of Lands and  purchase the follow]  district of WtstKootenay:  date I intend to apply to the Chief Com in is-  .__... nd Works for pi  purchase the following described landsin thc  ks for permission to  nd See Our Stotdi Tweeds  Before you place your Order for a Fall Suit.  We also carrv the Best Lines of Worsteds and Serges  in the market.     PRICE   RIGHT !  Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed.  '    WE USE' THE UNION LABEL.-  &������������������$������������������*&"���������������-:;  Mackenzie Avenue  G. A. SCOTT,  NIGHT OR DAT  RING  UP  Telephone No.^27  STAND AT UNION HOTEL  Jno. M. McCallum  Commencing at a post planted on tbo east  side of the Arrowhead Branch, about 2}^ miles  westof Arrowhead station and marked "A.  Johnson':! soutli west corner post," thence cast  40 chains, thence north 10 chains, thence west  10 chains, thence south 40 chains lo place of  commencement.  Dated 3rd day of February, 1905.  ARTHUR JOHNSON'.  apl3  K. WOOLSEY.  ... ..   NOTICE.  Notico is hereby ulveh that the mulersicned  have submitted to tlic l.luittenaut-dovcnwr-in-  Council a prnposal under the provisions nf the  -Rivers and Streams Act for the clearing and  removing of obst ructious from Mosquito Creek  between Arrow Ijtke and Mosquito l^iko, West  ICootcnay. and for makin); the same tit forraft^  lair and driving thereon logs, titulier, lumber, rafts  and crafts, and for erecting ami maiutaiuinu  liiioiiisfiir iinldliic, sortliiK and dcliverui): loirs anil  timberbniiittht down-said riwruinl for attaching  liootust) the shores of said creek audsaid Arrow-  Lake fnr said purposes.  Tlio lauds to be affected by said work aro Lots  .'ir.'l uiid.tMO In llroup One 011 the official plan of  Kootenay District anil Crown lands.  The rate of tolls proposed 0- be clwrgoi' aro  such as may bo Used by the Judu,i> of the County  Court nf Kooteuay.  Hated February Sth,. 1005.  THE YALB COLUMBIA LUMBER C0,MP.O.'V,  f������k-l������������M LIMITED.  NOTICE.  Notico Is herebv givon that application will bo  maileto the Le(!i"laine Asscniblj of theProiincc  of llritish Columbia, at the next session, for an Act  Incorporating, a Company to build, equip, maintain  and operate a line or lines of railway of standaril  or other gauge, with any kind of motive power  from a point on Upper Arrow Lake, West Kootenav, near Arrowhead, thence following thu Columbia llfver northerly 011 cither side to a point at or  near the confluence of Canoe Kiver with the Columbia Kiver and thence following along Canoe  Kiver on either side to a point at or near Tele  Jaune Cache on Fraser River, with power to construct, operate and maintain branch lines to any  point within twenty mileB from the mainline of  railwav and with power to construct, operate and  maintain all necessary bridges, roads, ways, nnd  ferries: and to construct, acquire, own and maintain wharves and docks in .connection therewith:  and to construct, own, acquire, equip and maintain  steam and other vessels and Iniats and operate tho  same on any navigable waters, and to construct,  operate and maintain telegraph and telephone lines  along the routes of the said railway and its  branches, or in connection therewith, and to transmit messages for commercial purposes; to generate  electricity and supply light, heat and power, and  erect, construct, build and maintain the necessary  buildings and works, and to generate any kind of  power for the purposes aforesaid, or in connection  therewith, for reward: and to acquire and receive  from anv Government. Coiporation nr persons  grants of land, money, bonuses, privileges or other  assistance in aid of the construction of the Company's undertaking: and to connect with and enter  into'traffic or other arrangements with railway,  steamboat or other companies, and to exercise  snch powers as are granted by part* 4 and 5 of tho  "Wattr Clauses Consolidation Act;" and for all  rights,- rowers and privileges necessary in or  incidental to the premises, and for other purposes.  Dated at Revelstoke, B. C, this 19th day of  April, 1005  HARVEY MCCARTER & PINKHAM,  Ap.20 Solicitors for the Applicants.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty dnys after  date wc intend to apply to thc Chief O-mmls.  ���������jlone-of L������ni*s and Works for ^-special HoeiiFO  to out and earry away timber from the following described lands, situated on Upper  Arrow Lake, West Koolenay district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "Bowman  Lumber Co." planted on north side of northeast arm of Upper Arrow Lake, about {������ mile  castof Whiskev Point.thcnce north 40 chains,  thence east 100 chains, thence soutli 40 chains,  thencewest KM chaius to pointof commence-  ment. '  Dated April 10th. 19Qa.  BOWXIAK LUMBER CO., LTD.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirtv days after  date I, as transferee from K. T. Knglish, intend  to applv to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for a special license to cut and  carry away limber from the following described lands in Lillooet district, B. C.:.  Commencing at a po.st planted on the cast  bauk of Upper Adams river, about /ll miles  from the head of Adums lake and marked 'it.  T. English's south wot corner post," tiiQi.ce  north 80 chaius, thence cast 80 chains, tlience  soulli MU chains, theuce west 80 ehainsto thc  point of-commeu cement.  HOBSON & BELL  , ^y"'-f  '^fOJ'-r~ya-.-  -^.o  m&J0������J\  Dated this-Wi March, 1905.  mch 9 J. P. McGOLDRICK.  No. 240.  CERTIFICATE OF THE   REGISTRATION OF  AN EXTKA-PROVINCIAL COMPANY.  Iff'?!  BAKERS AKB CGNFECTfOKERS  Fresh and Complete Linu of Groceries.  HARK!   11MM HERALD  Yes,  that reminds me that I did not send  that order of Printing- I was intending tb.  Now  --here-I-am-out of���������Bj_ll Heads, Letter Heads and  in fact everything..   It would not loorTBuslness--  like for me to write my letters on Wrapping Paper.  MOTTO :    Never let your Stationery, run out."  DOES UP TO DATE PRINTING!!  At Moderate Prices.  "COMPANIES ACT,   1897.  I hereby certify that tho "American Mining;  Company" has this day been registered ns an  Extra-Provincial Company under the "Companies Act, 18117," to carry out or effect nil or  any of the objects of tho Company to which  the legislative authority of tho Legislature of  British Columbia extends.  The head ofllce of tlic company Is situate In  Union Block, Mcrldan Street lu the City of  Anderson, State of Indiana U. S. A.  The amount of the capital of thc Company  Is Fifty Thousand Dollars, divided into Five  Thousand Shares of Ten Dollars each.  The head oflice of the company in thit province is situate in Imperial Bank Block, ln the  city ol Kevelstoke, aud George Smith McCarter,  Darristcr-at-law, whose address ls thc same, is  tbe.attorney for the company.     ���������  The timcof tbe existence of the company is  Fifty years, from thc 30th day of January, 1805,  and the company is limited.  Given under my hand and sealofofflco at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  twentv-tlilrd dayof March, one thousand itiuc  hundred and five,  [L.8 1 S. Y. WCOTTON.  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies  The object for which tho company has been  established and registered is Mining.       inliod  " NOTICE.  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Having established a permanent  wood yard, tbe citizens can depend onr  getting first class dry wood at alR  times.  ROBERT SASISON^ I The Gypsy's Saerifiee j  | A   SECRET   REVEALED  CHAPTER  XX.  Madgo. had been married live days;  and on this, the morning of the  sJxth, as she stood tit the window  of the London hotel, and looked  down at tho crowded street nlone;  which rushed the cabs and omnibuss-  os, and flowed the interminable  stream of eager, restless people, she  asked herself whether site were awake  or dreaming; and, indeed, in her lovely eyes there was a look that was  something like bewilderment, mingled with the dreamy expression of  perfect  happiness  and joy-  For once Uncle Jake's advice had  been followed. Royce had made up  his accounts that morning and received his share of the profits, and  with this by no means large sum he  had started on their wedding trip.  He had chosen London because it  ���������would be easier to baffle pursuit in  that direction, if anyone had chosen  to make it.  There had been only time on their  way to tho station for Madge to  purchase a hat���������tho first fshe liad  ever worn���������and Royce. too, exchanged his rough, tweed jacket for a conventional coat; but the morning after  their arrival, and directly after  breakfast,  she said  with a blush':  "���������Tack, will you let me go out for  a  little whilo?"  "Let'you go out? Why dearest? Are  you going to run  away from  me?"  "Not yet," she said softly, tho  blush deepening. "May I go, .Tack?"  "No," he suid. with an assumed  sternness. "You'll lose your way.  What do you want to go for���������and  alono.  I take It?"  "Ves. I want to go alone," she  said timidly. "Why I want to go is  my secret. And I won't lose my  way, I can't go very far, and I  know the name of the hotel and tho  street."  "Why  musn't  I go  with you?"  "Because you: must not," she said,  and she went and laid her head     on  liis  shoulder  to  hide her blushes.  "Row    long   are    you going to be  away?"  he said.    "I shall count tho  minutes while you are gone! To leave  me so soon!  I wonder you -haverthe'|-.tO   go -into  heart. Madgo!"  "Two- hours.", she said. '.'Yes;  that wi.ir.be enough." :.She- got ' bis  . pipe and tobacco' from the. mantle,  and put. them in his hand. "There,  I. shall ���������; be back almost before you  have finished your pipe."  "It would be a liig one to last  two hours, Madge!" ho said with a  ��������� laugh that was rather rueful. "I  wish you'd tell me what you arc'  after. London's a big place, and you  have never been in it beforo. Hotter  let me; go with you," and he. ^triotl  lo look into her face, but site evaded  him   and   with  a   shy   kiss  run    from  the   room.   Royce felt half inclined to go after  her and recall his consent, but there  had been an -undercurrent of earnestness and entreaty in hur voice which  kept him from doing so, and he lit  his pipe and tried not to feel anxious  nbout  her;  Madge put on hcr hat and shawl  quickly, and. going downstairs, asked for Oxford street. She had noticed as they drove to the hotel a big  thoroughfare full of shops, and, asking its name. Royce had told her it  was Oxford street. The hotel porter  with a curious glance at her, directed  her. ami she walked quickly up the  ���������Strand-and through. Leicester Square  looking into all the linen draper's  shops as she went with a careful  .scrutiny. She found one to suit her  'at las', and. going in asked with a  calmness that barely concealed her  timidity for some ready-made  dresses.  =iiir!h**--=n������n -conducted=her^to-t-h'e-p!-o-=  per department, of the vast and gor-  geo'.i!- place, and there Madgo pur-  rhns-.-d a couple of plain, but pretty  frocks; one a dark blue, tho other a  gray. She also bought some collars  ti -.id cuffs, and was tempted by some  daintily    made  shoes   in   another  de-1  sho paid for with some money which  sho had been saving for years, and  took thorn to the hotel  in a cab.  The two hours had barely elapsed  nntl Royce wtin looking at his watch  for the tenth time, and wondering  whether ho hadn't bettor go in search  of her, when tho door openod and  she entered, standing with a burning  blush on hor face and downcast  eyes.  Royco uttered an exclamation of  amazement, which merged into rapturous admiration as hc gazed at  hor.  "Why���������why, Madge, I didn't know  you!" he exclaimed. "How���������how on  earth have you managed it. and so  quickly?   Let me look  at you!"  He took her by Jhe shoulders and  turned her around twice, his oyes  large with wonder; then he caught  hcr to him and kissed her with the  loving approval which is su sweet  and precious  to every wmnn.  "This isn't my Madgo!". hc ox-  claimed laughing nnd stroking her  hair. "Thi.s is some grand London  lady who has paid me tjie honor of  a morning call! And���������and it fits  like, like a glove! Good Heaven,  Madge, is it magic or wliat?" and  he hold her at arm's length and looked hor up and down with passionate  admiration in his eyes. "Ami what  an idiot I must be not to guess what  yot were after! But I never thought  of that!"  "You thought 1 should hc content  to go about with you in my old  brown dress, and red shawl?" said  Madge in a low voice.  "Of course," he said. "They were'  beautiful   In  niy oyes.  and    I'd     bo  como used  to them.   They  were part  of J'OU, you see."  Her eyes were raised to his with  melting gratitude for an   instant.  "But how did you manage it?" he  demanded. laughing as he pulled her  down beside him and continuing to  examine the neat blue dress, the  dainty shoos, the white collar and  cuffs. "What wonderful creatures  women aro! I should have thought  you would have been too frigh toned  those"._��������� crowded .streets  alone, much less into shops! Wonderful!'���������'��������� a.:  "It was rather? terrible,"./she said  ���������softly,."and it was hard to fix upon,  the right shop; ,,nnd; then the people  ���������I mean the men and women in the  shops���������stared so. I suppose������������������" her  lips quivered for an instant, "I suppose thoy saw I was a gypsy. Jack."  "Nonsense! No ono could .. mlot.ol=o  you for anything but what you are.  ���������a lady,  Madge."  "And you  like  it,   Jack?"  "Like it? Like Isn't tho word," ho  said promptly; "nnrl, 'ook 'here.  Modg-e,   though    I  don't   know     any-j pering together and glancing  at  " j box.    He drew  the curtains partially  so as to hide her,  but wilh a   proud  "Yes, a regular rig out. But I  shall always prefer the brown dress  and the red shawl, Madge' What  have you done with' thorn? I hope  you haven't made waj' with them."  "No," she said softly. "1 havo  kept them. I will keep them to remind mc," she put her amis around  his neck, "of tho days whon you  loved mo though I was onlj' a common gypsy girl."  "No more of that, dearest!" he  said. "You are Mrs. Uoyce Lundon  now. Hut look here. I'll tell you  what wo will do. We will go to the  theatre to-night Madge. You'll seo a I  real piny then, and the womon in thoj  boxes and stalls in their evening |  dresses; that will bo better than my  poor attempts at description. And  now let us go out and liny sonic  moro nice things. 1 want to show  you the streets, and���������oh. ull sorts of  things. There's such a lot yo" ought  to nee, that I don't know whero to  begin first. But never mind, wo'H  take it a.s  it comes."  ^Jien she camo down with her outdoor things there was moro exclamations and admirations over tho  pretty jacket sho hud bought, and  once again Roj-ce told her that ho!  should  not have known her.  Thej' went out, and Roj'ce began  his part of cicerone. To Madge the  great cltj- seemed, as it seems to aU  who see It for the lirst time, too  marvelous to be real. Uoyce took  hor to the biggest shops, and St.  Paul's Cathedral,- and tho National  Gallery, and Madge became breathless  undrr the mighty spell. She was  so absorbed and rapt in delight tliat  she did not notico tho attention thoy  were attracting. Men and women���������  especially the former���������turned and  looked aftor. the couple; and it was  not onlj- their good looks���������for there  are alwajs one or two harSlsomo  men and women iii London���������not onlj'  Madge's beauty with its delicious  freshness, but a something in . her  manner which drew the notico of  all who passed.  Most woman, alas! have not a  good walk. Civilization has taught  us many things, among others the  mincing gait which fashionable women have fallen into. Madge's walk,  though as graceful as that of an  Athenian woman of old, was uueon-  venional. She moved with the freedom and ease one sees in .Egyptian,  girls as they come and go from the  wells with tlieir pitchers ou their  heads; and hor lithe, supple form,  notwithstanding its fashionable dress  and jacket, seemed to move to music.  In tho middle of the ��������� day .Royce  took her to a well-known restaurant  for -lunclii and Madgo, though out-  wartlly..-calm and self-possessed, was  inwardly almost too excited to eat  the dainty things which the well-  troihed -and , attentive wniter'-brought  them, i  Koj-ce had bought her a nent opera  cloak, >and taken. a box, judging  rightly that she would be - more at  ease there than .iir, the. publicly of  the stalls. Madge held hor breath as  thej' ; entered, and she looked around  the magnificent house filled from pit  to gallerjv nn'd stood in the front, of  UlO       UOX,   '������������������."forgetful"-   of- lirr.ieir-ixiul  overj'thing but tlic wonderful sight;  and Royce looked at hcr with admiration' and delight in her delight.  But presently opera glasses' were lev-  bled at her,  and he sow  people whis-  Madge. "1 didn't know j-ou were  married. Jt wasn't in the papers,  was it!"  "N-o," said Royce. Then he laughed softly, happily. "We were onlj'  married j-estcrdaj-."  The other opened his eyes, tlien ho  glanced at Madge.  "Will you be offended if I sny  that Mrs. Landon is onu of the loveliest women I over saw?"  "Not a bit; because it's true," said  Royce, Hushing proudly. "And if  j-ou knew her better you would add  ���������the best."  "I'm sure of thai," said tho other  "Well," ho shook hands with Roj-ce,  "jou aro a lucky fellow!" Anil after  a little while he bowed to Madge and  lelt  the  box.  "Who was that, .lack?"  ".Lord Rochester," said Royce.  "Ho is an old friotul of mine. Wo  were nt school together, lie is an  awfully good fellow, and I think  j'ou will liko him, Madgo.  ."Yes," she snid drenmilj-, ns the  orchestra played its softest. "Lord  Rochester! He is a lord, .Tack'  Her  brows knit slightly.  "Yes; he is the nephew of tho Duko  of Alton. You remember Alton getting the     dukedom "   He  stopped  confused.  Madgo's color arose, und she looked at him for an instant sad l.v.  "IIow should I romember?" she  said in a low voice. "It is you who  forgot that a gypsy girl is not likely to know anything about -dukes I."  He took her hand and stroked ��������� it;  ho would have taken her in hi.s arms  if he  could.  (To be Continued.) _  ISIl't    Bt To Please You when  Q-. a -���������     ���������      It Pleases IViiillions  u.te   Likely of others.  Once Tasted Always Used.  Black, Mixed or Green. Highest Award St. Louis 1904.  Sold only In lead Packets.   By all. Grocers.  HORSESHOE LUCK.  Universal   Belief   in    the'Familiar  Symbol.  Tho origin of belief in "horseshoe  luck" is so ancient that its origin  novor has been determined with certainty, and no superstition is moro  universal, says the Chicago Chronicle. Ever since horses began to  wear slices those crescents of iron  have been accounted lucky emblems  of air peoples, races and nations that  hnvo beon acquainted with their use.  The Chinese, for instance, sny thoy  nuil th'vm up over their doors ns a  charm against evil spirits, because  of tho close resemblance in shape between them and the .arched body of  tho sacred snnke, Nagandva, one of  their principal  deities.  Ask a Turkish Mohammedan? for  information on the subject, and he  Will tell you that it is because they  arc in form like n crescent, the s-ac-  rod emblem of islam.  A Polish' Jew will explain that at  TO MAKE COTTAGE CHEPSE.  two  rein  in  ���������I'n thousands of homes throughout  the country, cottage cheese is a familiar table dainty. Yet it is doubtful if many of the producers could  ���������give more than a superficial account  of what takes place in the process of  making this ������������������ form of cheese. It is  however, one of tho simplest of oir  cheeses and consists mainly of two  substances, wa'ter_ an'd casein dilac-  tatc. The latter "is one of tho  chemical compounds* or salts,  suiting from the union of casein  the milk with lactic acid formed -.  bacterial fermentation of milk sugar.  Good cottage cheese should havo a  soft texture, being neither .mushy,  dry nor sawdust like. Such a tox-  ture will accompanj' a moisture content of 70 to 75 p.c.  'i'ho flavor i-.hould be that of a  -mildly soured milk or well-ripeno'd  croam, with an entire absence of  bitter taste, flavor of stable, or other  objectionable qualities. Siich flavor  may usually be secured by tho use of  a good starter, but if too much whey  is retained, the cheeso may' ba sour.  Flavor and texture are quite closely  connected, at this point, and alow  draining curd is liable to result in  poor textured and poor flavored  cheese.  The various steps'in making cottage cheeso maj' be "'summarized' ns  follows: Use skimmilk rather than  wholo milk, to avoid less fat. To  secure proper flavor nn'd speedy souring, add a small amount of a good  starter.. This starter should bo pre-  tho Passover the blood sprinkled up-1 pared from clean, fresh milk, separ-  on   the  lin-tol   and   doorposts,   in-the ��������� ate'd from thc cream and placed in a  boing woll fertilized,, though not nuf-  ficicnt to mako good tho drain on  tho soil. This result was obtained  from soil that might bo termed  gravelly loam. Assuming that tho  field is to bo used for corn, stable  manure is applied at the rate of ton  tons Por acre, and a wheat or oat  crop maj' follow tho corn without  additional fertilizing-, and clover bo  seeded with the grain. Tho clover  sod should bo manured and ploughed,  under for a potato crop. This gives  one a throe j'ear rotation in which  clover alternates every third season,  with manure, and giving to the soil  just the elements required to produce  big crops of grain or potatoes. Tlie  corn crop may bo used instead of  potatoes if desired; In case the  .clover shows a weak growth', it  would be well to apply lime to."..the  soil at the time the crop is sown,  which follows the ploughing under  of\ the clover sod, by this method  when it comes around to the clover  again, the lime has removed tho  aciditj-  from the soil.  manner directed by thoir ritual,  forms the chief ".points of an arclit;  hence, obviousl.v," tlie value of arch-  sliaped talismans such as horseshoes  aro.  The stolid and unimaginative 'It us-'  isian peasant, on the other han'd,  maintains that tho luck associated  with. the. horseshoe, is. chiefly, dnp. to  th'e metal,'irrespective of its shape,  iron being traditionally a charm  wherewith to nullify the .malevolent  designs of evil  spirits and goblins.  Tn England, up to comparatively  recent, times, horseshoes were extensively used almost everywhere"���������/��������� as  anti-witch   charms,   and   the    custom  thing about, women's  dress,  I  know  somehow,     that  it's just  the     thing  j-ou ought  to  havo bought.      What's  the othor like?"  '"You  shall see  it  on   to-morrow,"  sho     said.    "Don't   crumble  the  col-j  lar. sir.    I haven't many  of them."   i entranced     Madge,   but   the  plav���������ah,! !io1 sofhoes  "Not yet,"  he said,   "but you  will: who shall Ascribe its effect upon her.: downward,  have presently.    Whj'.  I  was  Just go-! rt  was onlv  an  ordinary  melodrama.!    T'>o  origin  of th:s  particulai  ��������� ^      t..   ���������n   -ht.   ,-���������<!t-' is   not  even  yet  an   extinct   one.   No  smile on- his. .ace.   In  aI   ^atj-a-st couUi  theatre there was not a mote    Wm-Ijl      ^.^.^   QVor   u,fl   df)01.  of     wh,ch  woman than h* i m. hor.^hoo-or.     better  still,    three  - = " had   been   affixed,   prongs  The music  to   remark    nt   breakfast       this]  but ihe principal actor was the mostly referable to the old legend  belief  of St.  ���������morning that  we should have to  buy j f  mous" j"n  London���������or the world; and , Dimstnn.     This  versatile  English   r-c-  some     things.       I     haven't    a  dress] to ILarlJie it was all real.    Th- lovely' ctesiastic  was  a  skilled   farrier,    nnd  part ment.  Tne.se and  otvj or two  other  things  suit ������������������ ! face became   pale, and    red by turns, | one day  while at  work, in  liis  forge  "A   dress  suit,   what  is  that?"  she i her i;ps quivered, her eyes filled  with . th'e evil  one entered  in  di^eiiisc   and  asked. i tears,  arid  Royce could  feci   the hand' requested       Duns'an      io     shoe     liis  "A   swullow-tail   coat  and the  vest; no' j,ei,j  tremble and start at  the ex-("single  hoof."     The  .saint,   although  in   black,    just  like   the  waiter     h������re! citin?  portions  of  thc- old  and  hack-, h<-   at    onee   recognized     his    ,mnlign  wears." ��������� j m-,yod   plav. customer.     acceded,   but   caused   him  "1  see."   sho  said   thoughtfully-        !     He    scarcely   looked   at   thw    stage.'-o   much   j'ain     during  the  operation  "And    you'll    want   somo.   evening! f^er  innocence,  her  delight,   her etno-! that    Satan     begged  iujii   to   desist.  ���������  one  at  anj-  rate." (tion  fascinated,  thrilled  him  with  an j This   Diinstan   did.   but  only after .ho  ": '        "   "���������-"'-- '     unspeakable  joj'.       It   vvas  as   it     he   bail   nrad������  the  evil   one  promise   that  had captured some exquisitely beau- neither he nor anv of his lesser apir-  t.iful wild creature, ond taught it to jt.s. his servants, would ever molest  love him���������and him only. She sank the inmates of a house where a  lyeJirA^f^the���������erid^^tii^earh^-tinAr,     ������-i^-^fror?^hoe^waS"^dis;p'raj--od.~ "    "  looked  at Royce like one awakening   ... -     ���������   ��������� ���������  from a dream.  carefully- cleaned receptacle, well covered and brought lo a temperature  of 00 degrees, and theii allowed to  stand from 20 fo 24. hours at a  temperature of .from (iii to 70 degrees. Tho upper portion of this  should bo discarded and tho amount  needed strained throng, a fine strainer or linir sieve and !thoroughly mixed with the milk, from- which, cheese  is to be made tho next daj'. A portion may also bo used in. preparing  a .starter for the iicxt.day, but a.i  soon as anj' unfavorable effect is  noticed, u. new starter should be prepared.  The milk should bo kept nt a temperature of from 70 to, 7.1 degrees  until well curdled, often in 24 hours,  sometimes not until 48 hours. The  curdled   mass  is  broken   up  by. h'anil  POULTRY  NOTES.  A brood hen spoils a fertile egg  for table purposes bj' sitting on it  for a few hours only, so collect your  eggs regularly.  Vinegar diluted in warm water  is the best liquid to clonsc stained  eggs.  Ilrown shelled oggs are no richer  than white ones, but those who prefer tinted, shells should -immerse  their" oggs- for an hour in strong  tea water.  Preserve J'our eggs in water glass  wlien the market-price is loss than  fifteen for twenty-live conts.  Tlie egg yield from ten or twelve  lions ranging over: an aero of grass  will far more; than Pn.v the rent of  it, an'd so leave the herbage rent  free  to your dairy stock.  Fowls. m'tch improve the character  of the stubble land over wliich tlioy  range.  Feed fowls upon clean ground .'not  upon " muddy yards and roa'dwayri,"  where "much', is : trodden, under foot.  .Don't forget the importance of distributing your fowls over your land  in small flocks' of twenty or thirty  head, rather than crowding too many  together.  Jt is early hatched chickens that  conic on to ''lay .'during tho following  autumn' and winter, when eggs aro  scarce and  dear.  Ropalcc one-thinl of your laying  bens every j'ear, so as lo keep yo'ir  stock j-oung.  Feed and kill .'off. your cockerels  when  about- four  months  old.  Don't forget the 'importance of  feeding young chickens early. Into  and often; and drj'food i.s far better  or by a curd knife,  raised gradually   than moist,  such'' as crushed     grain  In    OA     .!������������...���������....       l-l.i       -    ������w,     ��������� i r, ... .   -  Madgo repeat-  dresses,  or  "An evening dress?  ed  in   low  voico.  He nodded.  "Yes. the ladies change their dress-  es���������for���������diflnej:.----.don-lt=yo'.i=kno.'.v-l-'-'-   "So,   I  don't  know,"  she  murmured half audibly.  "Tliey put on tlieir war paint as  it's usually called; something light  and prol'ty. but always rather gorgeous: 'cut low in the necij I think  that's  the  way  to  ile.si.vibe  it."  "And���������and I shall want, dresses  liko  that-?"  she said.  to 90 degrees, taking .'50 to ,40 minutes in tlie process. The whey should  then separate clear in .I.T to 20 minutes, after which it is run from tho  cur'd, and the latter placed in muslin  bags .di' on racks to drain. When  whe.v censes to como from the curd,  salt is added to taste, or at the rate  of about a pound for .100 pounds of  cheeso. The curd i.s then formed into  balls and wrapped in oiled paper,  which mny. be obtained from nny  .dairy supply house. For the finest  quality of cheese, thick crcdin, pr'e-  ferablj- ripened cream, should be added ut the rate of aliout nn ounce  for one pound of cheese, before the  cheese   is   made  into  balls  Disorders of the Liver  Biliousness,   Stomach   Trouble:,    Bowel   Derangon-ienta   Dig.  appoar When the   Liv.ir 33  Rosulatcd by  DR.    CHASE'S    KiDNEY-LIVER    PILLS  I'nle. muddj- complexion is nn indication  of  liver  troubles.  Whvn ihe liver gels torpid and  'bluggish the "bile poison" is left in  the b'.ood nnd poisons tho whole  system.  Tho  tongue is  coated.  You  have attacks of headache.  Aprivtite is tickle and digestion ini-  pa-'red.  Tlvre are feelings of oppression  p..oM tho (itomach and painM under  the  left  shoulder  hlude.  (.'on.itipation and looseness of bow-  i-l'���������;   alternate.  The spirits are depressed and the  f-.-mper  is  bad.  Tiie most satisfactory regulator of  thr> liver is Ih-. Chase's Kidncv-Liivcr  Pills.  This well-known medicine has a  direct ami specific action on the  liver, enlivening it in its work oi  lilterin-.' the blood tind restoring its  health   nod  vigor.  )'n a wonderfully short time Br.  Chnsu's Kidney-Liver Fills set thc  live" riaht arc overcome all the  symptoms of ilvet r-Aiuplninl. indi-  jrfc-tion, biliousness and ronstipa-  iion.  .   Not relief incsrely,  but lasting bene  ficial rcAiillri ure obtained by tiding  I>r. Charm's Kidney-I-iver fills. The  liver, kidncy.i ,-ind bowels are. cletins-  ed and invigorated nml the whole  machinery of digestiou set. in perfect  working order.  Mr. R. P.". Ilixon, McOillivrn.y, li.  C, writes:���������"I have found T.)r.  Chnso's Kidney-Liver fills l.o be exactly what I needed. Since 1807 I  have been on t.he construction of  the Crow's Nest Fnss lir.-inch of t.he  C. I*. It., employed in nil capacities  and exposed to nil kinds of weather.  I contracted a severe cold, then pain  across the back, and owing to the  hard faro wc somef.itnort hnd to live  on, the liver got .sluggish arrd out  of working order. T>r. Chase's Kid-  ncy-blver I'ills seemed to be I.he very  trealinnent T needed, and tlmy have  inn dc ine well ngnin. T also itf.ntl  Ilr. Oh'ri!;e'fi Ointment for e.t-.y.e.xna l.-isl.  summer. It cost only sixty centfi n  box, but was worth ff!0. The cure  was complete."  Ilr. Chnso's Kidney-Liver ['Ills. t!">  cents a box, al nil dealers, in- Kd-  mnnso-n, Raton & Co., Toronto. The  portrait, and signature of Mr. A. W.  Ohnse. the f.iinons receipt, book author,  arc oa every box.  "Yo'.i  are happy,  Madge?"  he. whispered.  "Iluppy!" A smile broke slowly  over hor faco. and crept into her  dnrk  eyes.  Soon after the drop fell nn the  third act a knock came at the door  of   tho   box.  "It iri only tho attendant with  ices." snid Royce '.villi a smile and ho  opened the door. But instead of the  hox-keeper, u gentleman in evening  dress, >vith his crush hat under ids  arm,  stood   iu   the  tloniwtiy.  "lly .love, I thought it wns youi"  he said,   "flow do you do,  Landon-?"  Royce looked slightly embarrassed  for  a  second:  then  he shook  hands.  "Ves,   it   is   I,   Rochester,"   ho  snid  his  frank   itinniUT coining back    nfter;  thnt   one   second.    "Come   in!       How I  did j-ou  spot  nu:'.'" !  "I'm in the second row of I.he j  stalls,"  said   thu gentleman! 1  Madge  looked  up  at him.    lie    was  .voting,   handsome,   and   distinguished!  looking: and  though thero wns not a  trace   of  foppery  about   him,   he   was  extremely   well   dressed.  Ifo looked nt Mndge and seemed to  wait, nnrl Royce, nfter the faintest  hesitation, snid:  "My  wife.   Rochester."  The gont.letniiii bowed. Madgo wns  nbout, to hold oul. her hnntl, but n  h.ippy insl.inst kept her from it, nnd  she jusl. inclined her head; mid so  by   instinct,  did   the  right  thing.  A mint look of surprise hud flushed  for a momont. in tho visitor's eyes,  bul. it wns gono almost, ns soon ns it  cnuie; and in tho most, self-possessed  und  nut-urn!   wny  he snid:  "An unexpected plensure! I'm  afraid I his old pln.v bores you nw-  full.v.   Mrs.   Landon."  Mrs. I .Million! II seemed ns if he  could nol inenn ber. The color  ciiine l.o her fnee,   Ihen  left   It pnle.  "Is it old'.*" she snid. "II is Wonderful!"   -  "I congni.1 uhite yon, Landon!" he  suid    in  a     voico  too  low    to  roach  now io  Gain Flesh  ~A"n i f arpp. i'v i hfc: e t  N'o   nin n  spoonful  stale brcad.'and coarse biscuit meal.  Feed up-your chickens for a week  or ton days before marketing them  Skihn.v, half-fed fowls never fetch a  remunerative price.  Early spring and summer chickens  alwnj's Command a far better price  than   those of  months  later.   *4   LONDON IN FIGURES.  The   Tremendous Activity    of    tho  World's Metropolis.  London has lieen ^reduced to figures  in a remarkalilo manner in the statistical abstract for 1904 recently  issued by  the, Loudon  County  Coun-  cil. Kyery..������lu|iaLti������eiiJL.Pi.JJfC-J.Ji.JJio.  metropolis-��������� i.s  a  an  Emulsion.  can create so much ns a  if eurfh; neither can ho  create the elements from which como  tho chemicals that are so essential to  the produerivitj- of the soil. "Kvery  thing i.s in the world, aiid what mnn  cun do is simply along tho linos of  change, wherelij- ho makes the hard  oni-l.h inellow and Its chemical constituents available tis plant-, food, or  adds l.o it othor .chemicals l.o main-  lain, or to increase, its store of  available plant  food.  Herein   lii-s   tho  siibliinel.v   bountiful  law   of     co-operation     iu   wliich   man i .   ...       ,  ,,   finds     himself a    joint partner     witl.!   ���������"(",L,,:  f?'"'1"  DOUnd    a   dav   by ' lhe (:c''u'-"''��������� l,ml iL '" Uu' ''''uli/afion ! J-"l,u,s  uonvoieii  Persons* have been  known  to gai  taking  stated "in quantities���������  from the population to the half-penny tramway faros, from the outstanding loans to thc number of  cases of drunkenness. - Ilclow are a  few of the multitude of items In the  volume:"' ... ~ - .  Intoxicating liquor licenses        .1.0.702  Houses (rated)     61.9,.'138  Klf.'iiH'iitnry school children      Hog licens-'s     Pawnbrokers     I'niipi'i's of all  classes  of  thi.s,   vnKi.ely  or  clearly,   us     l.ho i l-'������stc,irds  delivered  earth   bo     made  1 more  abundant."  To man is left I.he great work of  putting and keeping thu soil in good  rnechnnlcn.1 ' ami chemical condition���������  in such tilth n.i shall make it produce l.o its utmost of tho things  l.luil, man needs to sustain life. I-low  any man can lightly look upon this  partnership, or fail to seo in it in-  rpirat ion to highest endeavor. is  most dlllicult to understand. To  work in closest harmony with the  groat forces of nature, ought to be  recognized as tho highest privilege  and lho broadest opportunity, and  the farmer lins evory reason to look  upon his calling ns the noblest and  most blessed  of nil.  Otince    Of   Scott's  ' caS(!  '���������>"���������>'   >"'���������   lh"<-  "'i^s  tho  farmer*,N������wK|uip(;rs   do.ivored  ia "good   farmer."    We  mny  think  of; Telegrams handed   in  It IS Strange,  but {'CJo'cI  saying:   "I   lend you  for  uso  the i Hogistered   letters  broad  and   fori Ho  lit nils,   and   I freelj'  it Often happens. 'give    you  tin;  nil-  nnd   the   sunshine,  j the ruins of summer and the winter's  Somehow    the    OUnce   pro- ! snow.    ISut  these  will  not. give      .vm  . I food or clothing;  in the sweat of thy  duces the pound;   It Seems to ) brow  shall,  thou   ont   bread,   and     in  j thy   labor  shall,   lh  start the digestive machinery  going proper!}', so that the  patient is able to digest and  absorb hi.s ordinary food,  which he could not do before, and that is the way the  gain is made.  A certain amount of flesh  is necessary for health; if  you have not got it you can  get it by taking Scott's  Emulsion.  If yoti have nnl tried it, fiend tor free sample.    Iti  fiKrcrultts tuileu-Ill rurjirinc you.  SCOTT & B0VVNE, ChcmliU, Toronto, Oat.  77'2.'J0r,  . G0,'202  4,04 a  i:io,2r>r>  l������,5������(i  7:M������,(iOO,000  l'i 7,".100,000  :i:s,700,000  BH,21fi,000  r������,r.02,.'i:t'i.  ,������r.7,0J?2,l.Ol  10,21 r.  2,477  Evi IT A U STlDD  SOILS.  Tho following plan has been worked successfully on land that has become somewhat exhausted by heavy  cropping, ul lho same time being  moro  than     ordinary  good soil aad  Outstanding   loans      5I'n fringes   .'  Deaths  duo    to  nrcidenl,  'Hn il penn v tramway  push.-tigers  ...     '..    47,:i'12,S09  -- -������������������   I'ALACK   HUILT   WITH   BLOOD.  The Winter palace of the Czar is a  litting centre from which to carry on  the fell work of repression allole'd to  Trepod, says the London Globe. Al-  ino>-L evevy stone of tho walls and  every sqnurc j-ord of tho plaster lining cost a life. Nicholas had given  the order that the pulace must bo  rebuilt in a j'ear, and what was human life against the despot's will?  Six thousand men were kept at work  day and night, with the palaco heated at 30 Itcamur to dry the walls  rapidl.v, whilo tho temperature outside was often 30 degrees below  zero Iteamur. The men could only  work with' ico packs on their heads,  and experiencing a dailj' change of 60  degrees, they died by the score everj'  daj'. By the end of the j'ear the  death roll was some thousands, but  the palace waa finished,.  Insomnia can  be cured by eating  " AS SAFE AS AT HOME"  HAPPY   LOT OF    THE MODERN-  PRISONER OF WAR.  Cruelty    of    the     Turks   Brought  About the Better  Treatment.  "The largo number or prisoners  taken b.v the Japanese and the case  with which tho captur-;* arc effected,  suggest that the Russians decrm life  as prisoners preferable to tho rigours  of existence under their own conv-  inandv-rs."���������Kecenl.  Cablegram.  The muny prisoners withiwhom Japan now Otitis hcrajf encumbered  need not fear that thoy will bo oaten  or clubbed to death, or oven submitted to harasjtiivgly closo confinement.  International law orders theso* things  extremely well now-a-ilays. The prisoner is as well lookod after as tho  sick and wounded whom tho Uenova  Convention so humanely shepherds.  Although for safety's sake it was  necessary to deport many Doers  from South Africa during the, progress of the war, thoy were well  cared for, and in St. Ifelehn, at all  events, woro so comfortable "'th'at  tliey engaged in enterprises: whoso  discontinuance, necessitated by their  departure for Home, has left the  trade of the island seriously affected.  Our own mon held captive b.v the  Doers wero the : recipients of tho  handsomest consideration, and, except- for thc monotony of their surroundings, and tin; galling sense of  their position, enjoyed their spoil of  inactivity, .--:,  How dilferent all might have, boen  had We adopted methods sometimes  practised 'when our present Inspector-General of tho Army, the Duko  of Connaught, Was a boy. Ono of  his friends was Pclissicr, French  Ambassador to F.ngtand, who had  boon a groat soldier and had chief  command beforo Sevastopol, whero  he led th'o  STOlOriNG OF    THE MAL.AKOPP.  Polissior usod to give the young  prince lessons- in playing the drum,  and toll him stories of the bravo  days of old. One of the feats of this  famous Frenchman was to drive'500  Arabs into a cave in: the ��������� Dahra,. and  there suffocate them!  That is all a thing of the past.  Once a soldier lays down his arms,  hc is as safe as if he rested at hotmo.  The captor must lodge and clothe  and food. him. Japan need not supply her capturod Russians w.iy-. delicacies, but she must furnish a minimum of food and raiment ami shorter. They cannot bo made to work  if thoir efforts'so' uxponded even 'in- ���������  directly extend hostilities ag-ainst  the, country 'to which thoy'-belong.  -At the end of. the war Japan will  send in her'bill for hcr boarders,  and Russia will be callod upon . to  pay tho nhiount which the prisoners  liavo cost-their janitors.  It is commonly supposed that any  attempt on tlio part of a prisoner to  escape means his death, unless he  gets away. Well, it docs, if he Iks  shot in the attempt; hut not otherwise. Hio is arrasle'd,.In tho ordin-"  nry fashion, returned lo captivity,  and submitted to closer survoill-aticc.  llu ('"he must not be punished for  breaking away.  Should thc fugitive get clear of his  captors, and his presence within the  territory! of a neutral Slate become  known;* tho neutral Power bus no  option but to arrest and detain him  until tlie war bo at ah-otkl.  It was the terrible inhumanity of  the Turks whicli did so '.much to  bring forward thc whole question-of  the  TUl'IATWRN-T OF PRISONOUS.  When  they  had    slaughtered  J.0,000  Greeks  in  Cyprus  they entered upon  the bombardment of Scio, and     the  massacre of  the prisoners which followed was one    of the most terrible  in the history  of trie world.      Over  40,000    men,-    women,   and":cliildrcn  were put to  the    sword, untl    7,000  who had fled to ���������tlm mountains wore  induced, to- surrender on ..th'o..promise  of an  amnesty,   then-,  every one     of  -  theiri^ inurdcred^in_co!d Wood!.      "  ~~ DisTiitO'ckT^of-cfiuTgoT^was^n'ot^r^of"���������  this     bloodthirsty   'stamp,   but     ho  was  merciless to  thc enemies of  the  Fatherland.        During    the    Franco-'  Prussian     War   bands  of  Frenchmen  carried on a guerilla campaign,-'und,  as Ihe Prussian troops travelled    by ''"  train  about     the.-invaded..territory  sniped us mnny ns tliey could.   Bismarck's reply was  to take  distinguished French prisoners, post them on  the    engine-of    n troop    train,  Ihen  send  the  latter  on  lis  way.,    If  tho  guerilla forces fired,thoy would     kill  their own kith and kin.    H was not  in  accord  with   t.he  luws  of civilized  war-flint   it  was   Hiamnrrkl������������������London  Answers.  ���������,    '    ������-   .        *  atF.NELI.TC TO TRAV15L.  That Menelik, tho Abyssinian emperor, is soon to take a trip' to  Europe is thu information sent by a  Swiss engineer employed by the  Alij'ssiiiian government, in a lei (otto liis family in Zurich. According  to the letter, the Negus intends .to  visit London. Pnris and liome, and  the journey is to be made within, a  few months. His-'advcnt- is arousing  deep intorost in those capitals-, for  he is more than a barbarian, .and  his little country has shown itself  great in war, ns the'Italians know  to their cost. Not only this, but '���������  'Europe realizes that Abyssinia is a  valuable customer, and can be made  much more so. Menelik traces his  descent in a direct lino to King So-  lomoo and tho Queen of Slieba.  First Boarder���������"Why did Mrs.  "Hasher request M-v. HWllrumo to  leave?" Second l&oarder���������'"I understand that his conversation was too  scientific for her." "What do j'ou  mean?" "Well, for instance, to-day,  just as the fowl was 'placed on tho  table, he began to explain that somo  birds are known to Hifci to an ago ot  800 or more years." mn  ,!;>  0<K>000-00<K>000-0<K>00<KX>0  YOUNG  FOLKS  'o-oooo or>o oooooooooooi><>o  THK SPARROW'S CLOCK.  It did not seem to bc a very hard  matter to get a certain littlo brown  head and yVa- of sturdy feet of tho  Craig housohold started mornings.  Tliey woro everywhere- when onco  about, but to start them was tho  trouble.  Chris-limns was over, you know,  and thero wns nothing interesting to  wnko up for; so Father Craig called,  Mother Craig entreated, and Sister  Suo pinched and tickled in vain.  Roy was always late to breakfast,  and tumbled into his seat at school,  spent nnd breathless, ut the last moment, leaving behind him nn equally  spent and' breathless housohold,  which bail finally succeeded in getting him off.  Ho was only seven years old, it  wns true', but* Mother Craig said  such tardincfs would never do, for a  boy who was tardy would grow into  a tardy anan.  She lay awake one niorning, thinking  about  it,   almost  unhappy    over  it  in  spite  of  tho  bright  sweep     of  sky  which  her  window  framed,    and  the, gay  twitter    of  some  sparrows,  which  had  lately   found  a  roosting-  place  in   the  vinos  above  the     window.    . ,  Suddenly    she,   smiled ^ a knowing  "*-" .   rhoUVer smile. '���������"' ';���������'--..::   - "���������'��������� i--  That night, as she was putting the  brown head to bed, no longer heavy,  ���������'��������� "   but   alert  and   ready   for   new   interests, she said:  "Roy, suppose we fee if you cannot got up better mornings by Mrs.  Sparrow's clock than by mother's."  They had talked about tho Sparrow  family in  the vinos.  "Mrs. Sparrow's clock!" exclaimed  Roy. "Whnt do you mean, mother?  Hns she got a clock? Where does  sho  keep  it?"  "Yes," said mother, "her clock  is tho great big one Lhat God put in  thc sky���������thc sun. Sho can tell by  it just the time to got up mornings,  and when she, wakes fhc gives a soft  'chirp! chirp!' and starts all her  family stirring. Suppose wo let  hcr call you at tho same time, and  then you know you must bound  right out of bed when she calls, just  ns the other birds do."  "Oh,  that will bo fine,  and I'll  do  it. I promise!" said Roy. ancl begged  mother to bc sure, he was awake and  "ready for  the first  chirp  from   Mrs.  Sparrow.  So she did, and that hitherto  heavy brown head popped right up  in  bed.  "Hus Mrs. Sparrow called?"- he  criod.  "Not yet," said mother, "but she  will in just a minuto," and before  she had finished speaking thero camo  tho soft "chirp! chirp!" and thon  tho merriest fluttering and twittering you ever hoard, while Roy  bounded  out  of  bod.  Mother had sent the shade up to  tho window top,' and Roy was so  busy watching tho Sparrow family  make their toilet ar.d hearing about  thorn thnt he did not realize he was  dressing, and by the timo they wore  oil for their breakfast, he wns ready-  to go down to his.  In a few mornings he and the  birds wore racing, and after that,  whilo wings fluttered , and feathers  were smoothing out, stockings ' and  shoes, trousers and jacket were  (hustling  on.  Sometimes the birds won, and flew  gaily off after their breakfast, with  cries of victory, Doy said. Sometimes he won, and wont shouting  down the stairs, while on other good  days it was a draw, and Roy bounded out and tho birds, few off at tho  s.ime. time  Dut Mrs. Sparrow's clock showed  its face in the sky a littlo earlier  each day, and by early spring it  got him up so soon there was time  to play outdoors before school,  whilo those energetic Sparrows kept  on rising earlier and earlier, just to  boat him, Roy said, until at last���������  would you believe :it?���������tliey got up  about _foiir_|n the^mornjng.a[_ _ _ _  Then. Roy Had-to~giv*e���������upT~but-if"  was about .vacation-time, and he  said  ho  did "not  care.     Next   winter  RICH WAHM BLOOD.  Absolutely Necessary to Health,  Strength. and Comfort ��������� Good  Blood Banishes Disease.  People with rich', rod blood do not  feel tho cold of winter. Wlien your  feet aro cold, your fingers numb and  your face blue and pinched, it is a  certain sign that your blood is thin  and your circulation weak. Your  blood needs building up with Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. 'I'hey make  new blood; they stinuilnto tho circulation. Tho now blood they make  races through your veins to every  port of your body from linger tips  to toes, ami makes you warm, happy nnd healthy. Mr. Alphonse La-  ooussioro, St. Leon, Que., snys:  "About a year ngo nny blood bc-  camo impoverished and I wns badly  run down. My hands and foot wero  always cold and I could not stand  tho least exertion. My trouble was  further aggravated by pains in m.V  kidneys and bladder, and often I  could not go about without aid. I  consulted doctors, 1 ut they did not  holp.me, and I Was utmost in despair when I was advised to uso'Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. 1 got six boxes antl boforo thoy were all gone I  knew I had found a medicine to cure  mc. I took the pills for about a  month' longer and every symptom of  my troublo wns gone, and I liavo  since enjoyed  tho  best.of health." ���������  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure after  doctors and common medicines have  failed because '���������: thoy 'actually make  new rich blood, and-so strengthen  all- ��������� the; - organs ' and . brace up the  nerves. Tliat Is the way they: cure  indigestion, kidney arid liver- troubles, rheumatism, nervousness,, neuralgia, palpitation of the heart, St.  Vitus' dance, partial paralysis and  the secret- ailments 1hat fill the lives  of so many womon with misery. Do  not tnko any pills without thc full  name, "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for  Palo Peoplo," on th'o wrapper around  each box. Sold hy nil medicine dealers or sent by mail nt 50 cents a  box or six boxes for S2.50 by writing tho Dr. Willlianis' Medicine Co.,  Brockville,' Ont.  -r-  ho  would  go  by  thoir  clock  again,  and beat  them again,   too.  GOT AWAY WITH THE FISH.  Story   oif  a  Grimsby  Trawler   and  a Danish Gunboat.  A gunshot rent tho air. The captain turned Prom his supervision of  tho men to find a Danish gunboat  on his port-bow. A little drama,  enacted in Icelandic waters, had begun,   says  the  London  Daily  Mail.  It was a fishing vessel hailing from  Grimsby that was thus rudely surprised. The skipper is the most popular man in the Lincolnshire port.  For a week his crew had worked  hard Tit the nets, and had gathered  a rich harvest for their labors, when  the gunboat eame upon  the scone.  Could he bo within tho limits?  That was tho captain's first  thought. No. But the summons  could not very well bo defied. In a  moment his mind wns niade up. Ho  must faco tho music. But in his surrender Captain   did not despair, lie has a stout heart and  a brave spirit, and, while the gunboat was sending a "deputation" to  tho trawler, hc hold a hurried "conversation with tho mate. If the  Danish authorities had but known  tho secret that passed between the  two  men  then!'  So a Danish oJIicor and three men  camo aboard, and the captain was  formally under arrest. Th'oy sailed  into the nearest port, and tho English captain was tried and fined  ������100, his cargo of fish and tho vessel's gear also to  be confiscated.  But whilo thc magistrates wero  putting their heads tog-ether and deciding upon this penal Ly, there was  activity aboard tho trawler. The  mate remembered the captain's conversation. ' Tie was aler.t and keen-  eyed. Tho captain had been.several  hours ashoro. That meant that the  court had gono against hiin. So the  mate took tho crow into his confidence,  nnd  they acted promptly.  Without any violence or undue  scene that trim littlo trawler sailed  away for Grimsby with the Danish  men aboard, and " safely, landed its  splendid-catch;  HEART IS OVERWORKED  AND      MORE     AND   , MORE      OF  THEM  BREAK  DOWN.  Dr.     Loomis   on the Increase     in  the Mortality From Heart  Disease.  "Bad whiskey, rheumatism, mental  strain and high living are among the  leading causf.-s of heart disease," said  Dr. Henry P. Loomis, of New York,  when his attention was culled to tho  report of the Mutual Lifo Insurance  Company, which heads the death list  with 510 cases of organic heart disease out of a total of 0,397 deaths,  and pu'ta Bright's disease fourth in  tho list. "It is easier, however, to  admit a tremendous incroaso in the  number of deaths from heart disease  than to point out anj' one reason for  tho increase.  "Here, for instance, Is a chart  sent out by the Health Board,  which illustrates the steady increase  in mortality from heart disease in  this city since 1868, and it includes  a tablo of figures of deaths resulting  from Bright's disease and heart disease combined."  "Tliis tablo, which is not nearly so  alarming as the life insurance report,  shows that in 1868 13 persons out  of evory 10,000 died from tho causes  named. In 1901 the proportion had  jumped up 'to 30 in overy 10,000 or  more than  double.  "There are cases of heart disease  which are not complicated with  Bright's disease," continued Dr.  Loomis,' "but it is, not often that a  sufferer frost.. Bright's disease is free  from heart ^trouble.  ��������� "Many cases' 'of. heart disease are  directly traceable to mental strain  arid high living, the heart being indirectly affected through other organs.  "In nine cases out of ten���������well, no,  that's putting it too stronglj', perhaps; I would say rather that the  majority of tlio cases of heart disease  HE WAS LAID UP  FOR OVER A YEAR  TILL   DODD'S      KIDNEY     PILLS  CURED HIS KIDNEY  ���������      TROUBLES.  Now He's Perfectly Healthy and  Ablo to Work ��������� Gives all the  Credit to the Great Canadian  Kidney Remedy.  Wnpolla, Asso., N. W. T., March 20  ���������(Special).���������Cured of Kidney Disease that had laid him up ior over  a year, Mr. Geo. Bartlcman, a well-  known, man here, is loud in his praises of 'Dodd's Kidney Pills, for' to  thcm and nothing elso ho claims hc  owes his cure.  "Yes, I had Kidney Trouble," Mr.  Bartleman snys. ."I had pains in  my back and in other parts of my  body and though the doctor did  what he could for rne, I grow worse  till I was unable to work.  "Then I started to take Dodd's  Kidney Pills, and I took them all  winter and summer whilo I was un-  ablo to work. I took in all twelve  boxes, and now I am perfectly'��������� healthy. My pains aro nil gone and I  am able to work. I heartily''recommend Dodd's Kidney I'ills to all sufferers from Kidney Disease."  Dodd's Kidnev Pills always cure  the '.Kidneys'.'-':-Healthy Kidneys, strain  all impurities, all seeds' of disease;  out of the blood. That's why  Dodd'.s Kidney Pills- cure^ such, a  Wide range of diseases including  Bright's' Disease. Rheumatism and  Urinary'Troubles.  From Tea Plantation to Store  WE  WATCH  The satisfaction of having the  washing done early in the day,  and well done, belongs to ever>  User of Sunlight Soap. 10B  TCA���������Unsleeping   vigilance   selects   the TENDEREST   LEAVES,   scrutinizes   every  process of th?ir manufacture and carefully 8EAL9 THCM IN LEAD PACKET8  TO PRESERVE THE FULL FLAVOR.   No wonder the BEST is  BLUE RIBBON TEA.     TRY THE RED LABEL-  No Breakfast Table  complete without  An 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 for children.  WISHING.  "That    hateful  Mrs.   Nexdore     remarked to mo to-day," said tho p'ret-  which* come under my notice are duo | ty young wifp, "that 'beauty is only  The   Most. Nutritious  and Economical. -  RAH. WAV  EXCURSIONS  to rheumatism  IN MANY  FORMS.  "Heart disease is not an ailment  confined to any ono class. It is fatal  aliko to rich and poor. Persons with  a tendency to rheumatism, who aro  subject to frequent attacks of rheumatism, do much harm often by  fighting the attacks instead of giving  up to them."  "How give'up to them?" the doctor was asked.  "By going to bod at .once and  staying there till the disease yields;  by avoiding exposure and remaining  in an even temperature. Naturally,  tho shorter the attack the less there  is  on  the' heart.  "Certain forms of throat troublo  common to children are indicative of  rheumatism and they should be  treated accordingly; that is, tho patient should - observe afterward the  proper precautions. It is safer for a  Person inclined to rheumatism to  Wear flannels the year round and uso  overy preventive to stave off attacks  of the disease if he wants to keep his  heart   in   good   working  order.  "It is true, of course, that ono  may have heart disease and" yer not  be afflicted with rheumatism, and  vico versa. Speaking generally, I  would say  that  in   the  case  of     the  rich,   I  believe   that- rich   food and  lack   of     proper"  exorcise;    excessive;���������  mental'"y*  skin deep.  "Come now," replied hcr shrewd  husband, "what aro you leading up  to?"  "Well, I was just going- to say  I'd like to have a little of it that  was seals-kin deep."  If your cliildrcn moan and a.-e rest-  loss during sleep, coupled, when awake,  witn a loss of appetite, pale countenance, picking of tho nbse, etc., vou n.:"  depend upon it that tlic primary cause  of the trouble is worms. 'Mother  Craves' Worm Exterminator cITeclunli'  removes these posts, at once relieving  thc  little sufferers.  Tho wise artist paints a woman's'  portrait not as sho looks, but as sho  imagines she looks.  FOTt GVUP. SIXTY YE Alls.  Sirs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has  been used by millions or mothers for  their cliildrcn while teething. It soothes  the child, softens the gums, allays pain,  cures windcolic. regulates tho stomach  and bowels, nnd is tho best remedy for  -Diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottlo.  Sold by druggists throughout the  world. I3o suro and ask for . "Mrs.  Winslow's .Soothing Syrup." 22���������Q-i  dot up lcilK tlie. lark, but don't  disturb other people with your larking.  ���������TO���������  Billings, Mont., Colcrado  Springs, Denver, Helena,  Butte, Mont., Ogdcn, 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   TRUNK TICKET  AGENTS.  WHAT  CAN A P.0Y DO?  bo-  M*n-  tho  i tor-  was  This    is   what   a  boy  can do,  en use boys havo done it:  lie can write a poem. Alexander  Pope wrote his famous "Ode to Solitude" when he was only 12 years  old.  He can writo    a great book,  cnulay  wrote his first  volume,  "Priinuaiae,"  which    took  the  nry world  by storm,   before ho  in his toons.  Ho can write a successful play.  John O'lvocfe. tho famous Irish' actor and playwright, wrote a play  lhat is considered good to-day, when  ho  was   only :15.'  He can become famous. Charles  Dickens did his "Sketches by 'Boy."  so well that beforo ho was 22 his  name was known to  nil-the world.  Ho can "imnke his ��������� hi ark" so well  that it wiil open his career, r.ilincr-  ston, England's great statesman.  was admireo in school homo in English. French and Italian that are  models   of   composition   to-duy.  Ho cun enter a great/university before  ho  is 13.    William   Pitt   did   it.  And tho captain? He got leave to  go to an adjacent town and seek the  assistance of tho'-��������� Knglish consul.  And at this latter place he boarded  an Aberdeen trawler und hid in the  coal bunkers. Tlioy had hoard of  the escape of his vessel by this time  and came in search of hlni.  Hut thu captain "mndo nn excellent  stowaway���������and lie saw his friends in  Grimsby again.  SETTLERS LOW RATES WEST.  ���������.Via-the Chicago and North Western  every     day    from  March   1st    to  loth,     1905,     settlers   one-way  Eecond-class     tickets      at    very    low  .   .'rates     from     Chicago   to  points     in  mental $uht  Montantli   Nevada,  Idaho,   Ore-  ...        .,,    ., gon,   Washington,   California,   also  to.  vocably associated.withl the upper, victoria, Vancouver, New Westmin-  c asses. I don t think, though, thnt'g,. Rosr.land and other points in  there is any increase in drinking the Kootenay District. Corrcspond-  among tho rich, in fact, I behove just .Jng]y low rales from aH po5llls ln  the reverse; and the rich man has'Canada. w,.ite for fuU particulars  this in his favor���������he at least canlel)d foldel.s to b. H. Dennett, Goner-  drink good liquor when  he drinks at el Agent, 2 King  St. East,  Toronto,  drinking and a persistent ���������ranai jiov  strain nre tlie main causes for heart *  disease.  "The  strenuous     life  plus  anxiety is in these days almost irre-1  A   GREAT   ADVANTAGE.  "My husband has a groat advantage  over most men."  "Indeed?"  "Yes.     He  walks  in his  sleep."  "I don't soo what advantage that  can be to' a person."  "Why, ho can carry ihe baby all  night long and still got his natural  rest."  NATURALLY.  EdithV-"Tliere is one tiling in particular that 1 like Mr. Tuctin for.  Ho is so frank, you know. He always tells me of my faults without  tho least hesitation. That was tho  agreement I caused hiin to make."  Bertha���������"And you mean to sny  that "you do not got angry with  him?"  Edith'���������"Never."  Bertha���������"Tell, me some of the faults  ho has found in you."  Edith���������"Oh, ho hasn't found nny  yet. When I nsk him to name then*  ho always says that I am faultless."  "Did you evor go to a military  ball?" asked a lisping maid of an  old veteran. "No, my dear," growled' the old soldier. "I once had a  military ball come to me, and whnt  do you think?    It took my leb off."  "I hate .grammar awful," remarked o-i-young fellow to whoTm something had been said regarding that  study. "Do you?" replied an elderly gentleman. "No doubt you will  like it better when you become acquainted  with  it."  Dyeing!   Cleaning I  Fe# Ik. t������7 tut ��������� m4 raw wrt lo U*  "SMTMH AMUtlOAN BYIIM0 M.M  Lao* it* nail la f*b torn, *t ���������m* ilnt*.  Montreal, Toropto, Ottawa, QvabM  'MESSRS. C. C. RICHARDS & CO.,  Gentlemen,���������My three children  woro dangerously low with' diphtheria. On the advice of our priest  my wife began the uso of MINARD'S  LINIMENT, In two hours they were  greatly relieved, and in five days they  wore completely well, and I firmly  believe your valuable Liniment saved  tho lives of my children.  Gratefully  yours,  AD1LAIID   LEFEBVRE. \  'Mail's' .Mills.  10th  .'funo.  '99.  That Cutting Acid that arises from the  stomach and almost strangles, is caused  by fermentation of the food. In tlio  stomach', lt is a foretaste of indigestion   and   dyspepsia.    Take   one   of     Dr.  Vou    Sltnn'e        I'innnpplrt    'J'nl.lntc    i,���������,���������prl-  iatcly after eating, and it will prevent  this distress and aid digestion. GO in  n��������� box,   ilii   cents.���������10  "Your son has a li"Ho~lom-l>,~,Men.  Moriarity." "Yis; an' shtirc it's no  wonder he loves the piano and niver  tires of it. He has great tasto for  music, and this i.s only natural, for  his grandfather had his head broken  with  a cornet  at  a  picnic."  The inspector was talking about  verbs anid adjectives. "Does ��������� your  master uso adverbs and adjectives?"  he     asked. "Yes,   sir,"   choroused  thc scholars. "Well, what does he  use when ho does not use adverbs  and adjectives?" There was a silence. Finally, a little fellow waved  his hand. "He generally uses a ruler,   sir."  It Keeps tlio Muscles Pliant.���������Men  given to muscular sports and ��������� exercises  and those who suffer muscular pains  from bicycle riding will find Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil something worth trying. A.s a lubricant it will keep the  muscles pliable and free from pains  which often follow constant use of  thcm, without softening them or im-  ruiii-ina thoir strenirt.ii For bruises,  sprains and contusions it is without a  peer.  Minard"sLiniment Lumberman'sfriend  all.  "With the poorer classes it is different. The great army of mechanics,  drivers, and laborers who work out  of doors are more or lc-,s a prey to  heart disease, not only because of  prolonged exposure, which fosters ills  which"- in turn weaken tho heart, but  because of  THE DRINKING  HABIT,  whicli    is    often acquired    in    consequence of this'exposure.  - . "I have  known  men  who    thought  they     must     take    from  10 to     15  ^drinks-of-Lwhiskey_a_dny-tO���������minim-  Ont.  BABY'S  OWN TABLETS.  ize the bad effects of exposure and  who could hardly be pors'iadcd to  the contrary. Now, even if the whiskey they drank was of a good quality the results would bo bad, very  bad; but when a man continues 'day  after day, a.s many a ono does, to  pour down his throat the most adulterated stuff in the market, his llnish  is not far oil'. His heart is bound  to give out.  "I am heartily in favor of Bishop  Potter's saloon plan to this extent;  Givo    the    poor  as  well  as  tho rich  PEOPLE    WHO   RADIATE   CHEER.  Who can estimate the vuluo of a  sunny soul who scatters gladness and  good cheer wherever he goes, instead  of gloom und sadness. Everybody is  ntli'iicU'd to these cheerful faces and  sunny llvos. and repelled by lhc  gloomy, lho morose and stul. Wo  envy'peoplo who rndlulc cheer whero-  ever thoy go and lling out gln'dncsn  from every por*. Money, houses nnd  Inn Is'   lool'  man   pure   liquor.   If   he   must     and  will   drink,   let  him     hnve  a     brand  Pleasant   Medicine  Which     All   0f whiskey which     will  do him      the  Children  Will  Take  Readily.       j least, harm."  .,       "Worrv,   fret,     hurry   and  rheuma-  \ou    do     not  have     to coax    nnd.Usni.   Js    thc   wav     Dr.  Darlington  threaten.to     got  the    little  ones   to   c].   ,.������������������ ,  off  ln(.  cnUses  fol.  heal.t  dis_  take  Baby s  Own  Tablets.   The  case, - ,  ���������with vhielrthey are'given as com-j ;.y f ., SflU1 , ���������thc simp,c ,ife  pared with liquid medicines will ap- ,,- ���������ot become, the fashion in New  peal  to  every mother.   None  is spill-   Y    k ,   -   , consequence,     the  od or wasted; you know just.how big; h      t       f  most 1(. hav6  to  work  a dose has readied tho httle stomach. . As a remedy for all the ills of  babyhood and childhood arising from  derangements of the stomach and  bowels Baby's Own' Tablets have no  equal. Mrs. 13.'A. Jewers, Mitchell  Hay, N.S.,' says:���������"I think the tablets a blessing to both mother and  children as I iind them a certain cure  for all tho ills to which littlo ones  aro subject. I do not know how Ii  could get on without them." Sold  b.v all medicine dealers or by mnil.nt  25c a box by addressing the Dr.,V/W-  l.inms  Medicine  Co.,   Llrockville," Out.  a disposition.  Ho���������"T understand-you have been  attending nn ambulance class. Can  you toll mc whnt Is tho best thing  to do for a broken heart?" Sho���������  "Oh, yes. Hind up tho broken portion with a gold hand, bathe with  orango .blossom water, nnd apply  eonicnpUlilu' beside  such I plenty  of  raw   rice.     Guaranteed    to  bo  well   In   a  month.  overtime. Hurry is bad, but not  nearly so fatal as" worry and fret to  a  weak heart.  "���������Don't run,' and 'avoid rheumatism,' are among th'o health recipes  which ought to be first considered  by tho man or woman who wants his  or her heart to keep on ticking normally for throe score and ton years  or longer. It is safe to say that a  person of temperate habits in eating  and drinking, who takes six or eight  hours sleep out of the twenty-four  and some exercise afoot in the open  nir every day, and who absolutely  refuses to worry an'd fret over his  business or anything else, will never  dio  of heart  disease."  A man is in luck if he doesn't got  turned down whilo waiting for  something to  turn up.  MID-WINTER  EXCURSIONS.  To Washington, Atnrch 2, 3, 4, 16,  and April Tth.  Florida and Now Orleans, March  Ist to"0th, via Lackawanna Railroad from Buffalo. Lowest rates;  choice of routes. Apply to A. Lead-  ley, C. A., Toronto, or Fred P. Fox,  Drpr=A-:7"13urfalor-Nr'Y.        ~--:���������-^  TARTARY'S   AWAKENING.  The ferment in Russia has had a  curious sequel in- a racial 'ferment  among the Tatars of the Crimea for  the restoration of thoir ancient kingdom. A pretender hns even appeared  styling himself Sahnl-Giroz Khan,  and claiming to bc a descendant of  Scnchin Gnroz Khan, tho Inst of the  independent Khans, who submitted to  Russia in 1783. The pretender, who  appears umong tho Tntar villages,  with an armed bodyguard, has oven  issued a manifesto cluiming the restoration of tho Khanate. Troops  havebeen sont from Sevastopol to  Buchaschisaraj, thn ancient capital,  and 'the..mosque where the Khans of  old wore inaugurated is under mili-  tarv guard.  Choll.y���������"What arc you laughing  at?" Dolly���������"Your whiskers." Choll.y���������"Is there anything humorous in  the appearance of my whiskers?"  Dolly���������"No, but somehow they tickle  me,"  A Cuz-e for Costivcness.���������Costivoncsa  comes from the rcf^al of the excretory  organs to perform their duties regularly from contributing causes usually disordered dipcstlon. J'armelco's Vegetable  Pills, prepared on scicntilic principles,'  aro so compounded that certain ingredients in them pasr. through the stomach and act upon,tho bowels so a.s to  removo their torpor and arous'e thcm  to proper action. Many thousands are  prepared to bca- testimony to tlieir  power  in  this" respect.  Young Wifo���������''Docsii'f~tliisTcakc re-  mlml you of the kind your mother  used to make?" Young . Husband���������  "Yes, dear. Oh, thoso happy childhood days���������what a digestion I used  to have then, to be suro!"  Workman)���������"I'vo boon and got married, sir, and I'd like you to raise  my wages." employer���������"Very sorry  for you, but I'm only responsible  for accidents that occur in tho  works."  Susie (nt hcr music lesson)i���������"I'd  liko to catch an old air I hoard in  tho music-room last night." Pro-  fo-ssorm"\Vhat air wns that?" Susie  (demurely)���������"Oh, it was a millionaire."  Minard's Liniment used by Physicians  Ills Father���������"Look hero, Tom,  have you really gone and engaged  yourself to that widow without my  consent?" Tom (gloomily)���������"I did  it   without  my  own  consent."  Whon Rhoumatlsm doubles a man up  physician and sufferer alike lose heart  and often despair of a curo, but here's  the exception. Win. Pugg, of Norwood,  Out., says: "1 wus nearly doubled up  with rheumatism. 1 got three bottles  of South American Cure and they cured  mc. It's the quickest acting medicine  1   over   saw."���������18  Mini.s-ter���������"So you don't think I  practise what I preach, deacon?"  Tlca'conc^" Weir,���������co ns iiJ<>,-i nc���������tliat you  have been preaching on the siiBjecx-  of resignation for the past thirty-  seven years, I don't quite think you  do."  DR.A.W. CHASE'S OR  CATARRH CURE... ^UC.  Is sent direct to the dltsued  parts by tho Improved Blowerfc  Heals lhe ulcers, clears the alt  passages, stops droppings in th.  throat and permanan'Jj cures  Catarrh and Hay Fever. Blower  free. All dealers, or Dr. A. W. Chas.  Medicine Co.. Toronto and Buffalo.  Tenant���������"I came to inform you  sir, that my cellar is full of water."  Landlord���������".Well, what of it? You  surely did not expect a cellar full  of champagne for. ten dollars a  month, did you?"  "Eyes   and   Nose   Ran   Water.���������C.   G.  Archer, of Hrewcr, Alaine. says: "I have  had Catarrh for several years. Water  wou 1 d   rur^ from   niy^eyes _and_ nose_for  ^tlay.s at a tlmo. "About-four months"  ago I was induced to try Dr. Agnew's  Cutarrhal Powder, and since using the  wonderful remedy I have not had an  attack, it relieves In ten minutes." 50  cents.���������17  The mnn who has half an hour to  spare generally drops in nnd occupies a half on hour that' belongs to  some  other  man.  Keep Minaru's Liniment in the house  "Isn't thut merely idle gossip?"  "Gossip, my dear," answered Miss  Cayenne, "is never idle. It is the  most  industrious  thing  on  earih."  ���������j;mwm,9  Customer���������"That- watch you sold  mc the other day does not keep good  timo." Dealer���������"It isn't the fault  of the watch. Haven't you heard  people say that times arc very bad  just now?"  Uso Lover's Dry Soap (a powder)  to wash woolens and flannols,-  you'll  liko  it.  George���������"I know I am not worthy  of you, but "     Ethel���������"Don't over  say that again;  it's no uso worrying  ovor what you can't help."  Klckle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup is  an unparalleled remedy for colds,  coughs, influenza and diseases of the  throat and lungs. The famo of the  medicine rests upon years of successful  use in eradicating these affections, and  In protecting mankind from tho fatal  ravages of consumption, ancl aa a neglected cold leads to consumption, one  cannot lie too careful to fight tt ln its  early stage.--. Dickie's Syrup is tho  weapon,   uso   lt  In Nature \s Storehouse There Arc  Cures.���������lledlcal experiments have shown  conclusively that there are medicinal  virtues in even ordinary plants growing up around us which give them a  value that cannot ho estimated. It is  held by .somo that .Nature provides a  curo for every disense which negl-ict i-nd  Ignorance-have visited upon man.'However, this may be, it is well krowr.  that Parmclce'M Vegetable Pills d.stilled  from roots anrl herbs, are a sov������pi\-n  remedy in curing all disorders of the  digestion.  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 y^s greatest leather  ever used in mitts and gloves.  *Like buckskin it is tanned  without oil, unlike buckskin it is  not porous, it is wind-proof���������will  -outwear three buckskins.  " Pinto "   Mitts "~"ana~GIoves'"  never crack or harden, never get  sodden, are always warm, pliable,  soft and comfortable.  Sold at all dealers but never with-  out this brand :���������  BR"AND. 'JS  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal    Winnipeg    Dawson 2  Vanity makes a  cheap  chroino feel'  like an  oil  painting.  Nothing looks morc ugly than to sco  a person whose hands are covered ovcr  with warts. Why have these disfigurements on your person when a suro rc-  -mo.vet^ot^all^.warts.,^corns,_etc-._caii_be_.  found   in   HoHoway's   Corn   Cure.  "She is a very sweet girl." "Why  tho heartless flirt hns promised to  marry four different men." "Well,  that's what I mean; her manners aro  most engaging."  Ask for Minard's and take no other  She (sweetly)���������"What beautiful  roses: so fresh. Is that- dew on  them?" He (haughtily)���������"There is  nothing due on  them."  Heart relief in half an hour.���������  A lady in Now Vork Stuto, writing of  hcr cure by Dr. Agnew's Cure for the  Heart, says: "I feel liko one brought  back from the dead, so great wns my  suffering from heart trouble and so almost miraculou3 my recovery through  tho agency of this powerful treatment.    I   owe  my  life   to   it."���������19  FOUGHT IT  OUT.  On ono occasion a page-boy,' whom  ho had recently- engaged, astonished  a well-known doctor by appearing to  wait at breakfast with a swollen  faco, and a pair of unmistakable  black eyes.  "Why, John," said the master,  "you  seem to  have  beon  fighting."  "Yes, sir;  I have,"  was  the reply.  "And who may your opponent  have  been?"  "Why, sir, Ilr. Mill's boy."  "And what did you fall out about,  pray?"  "Why, .sir, he said as you wasn't  fit to  clean his master's shoes."  "And  what  did you say?"  "fWell, sir, I said as how you was."  "Do you mean to say you don't  have any trouble in keeping-, your  wife dressed- in the height of fashion?" "That's what I said. Jly  trouble comes when I don't keep her  dressed that way."  Do you catch cold easily ?  Does the cold hang on ?    Try  The Lung  Tonic  It cures the most stubborn kind  of coughs and colds. If it  doesn't cure you, your money  will be refunded.  Prices:  25c. 50c. SI  S. C. WELts & Co.   TO!  LcRoy.N.Y., Toronto, Can.  ISSUE  NO-   11���������05. gar  S,:-  I-  New Wash Silks  Dame Fashion says this is a Season of Cottons. Long ago we acknowledged hcr authority  and have prepared for this by buying the largest  and fullest range we ever had thc privilege to show.  Boys' Odd Suit Sale  We have gone through our stock of Boys'  Clothing and picked out odd suits. Sizes range  from 21 to 30.  Boys' $4.00 Suits for $2.00.  Fifteen Boys' Two-Piece Suits, made in  single-breasted Sack styles, in grey and brown  mixed Tweeds.    Reg. $4.00.    Now $2.00.  Boys' $4.50 Suits for S2.50  Seventeen Three-Piece Suits, in Imported  Tweeds, light and dark mixtures. Reg. Price  $4.50.    Now $2.50.  When in This Store  Dont Forget to Pay a Visit to  Our Millinery Parlors  D & A Corsets  This Corset is acknowledged by the trade one  of the best on thc market.  No. 401���������Thc crest for stout figures, made  extra strong, with clastic sides, at $1.75.  Short Waist Corsets  This Short Waist Comfortable Corset at  75c.  No. 270���������Short Waist at $2.  Tape Girdle���������Pink, Blue and White, at 50c.  Summer Corsets at 50c.  No. 112���������Drab corsets, medium length, 75c.  Ni. 12S���������Straight front, dip hip, in white and  drab, at $1.00.  No. 240.���������Long dip hip with hose supporters  ���������the best seller on the market at $1.25.  No. 450.���������Comes in drab and white, medium  length, at $1.50.  No. 302.���������Medium length, in Black only, at  $1.25.  No. 242.���������Extra long hip, a beautiful fitting  corset.    Conies in white and drab only,  at  $2.25.  No. 31.-���������Nursing.Corsets, at $1.25.  P.D.   French Corsets'from $1,50 to $2.50.  Special C.B.C. corsets in pink and blue  Satin, at$5.oo.  Gloria Wast, one of the finest waists made  for women.  Children's Waists, from 6 months to 12 years.  Men's New Ties  Throw your old Ties away and get thc latest '$L  style. They arc here for you at reasonable price. 3&j?   , ,    ^  Boots and Shoes  Stylish and Up-to-Date Footwear, including  thc American Harlow Shoes and the Twentieth  Ccutury, Canadian makes for men.  Men's Furnishings  We   are  making  this   department  specially  attractive with a display of New and Nobby goods  for Easter   buyers.      Exceptional   values.    Come,  and get the best goods in the market.     They  are  here for your inspection.  #  ft SI*  The Latest  Styles in Hats  Our stock contains a full, range of Soft and  Stiff Hats, New Browns, American makes,=  also " The New Hat."  Men's Shirts  " The Newest and Neatest Patterns ever shown  in this city are ready for you in the shirt line.  REID   &   YOUNG,  DRYGOODS   MERCHANTS  AH our new stock of White, Black and Colored  Japanese Cord Wash Silks in stripes and fancies, with  Lace Stripe, most appropriate .for Summer Waists and  Blouse Suits.      Regular Price 35c. ahd 45c.  SPECIAL   TO   CLEAR���������25c  Lao������ Curtains  AVe have now 011 exhibition 11 full assortment of Whito  Lure Cui'tiiliiM direct from Nottingham, Eng., and thu prices are  such ns to suit the purses of the most economical.  irig  A%- %% -^fe. ^Jc .jMfc. ^A4  3fl^MWW3WP3}v  t#������  ###*  !*aaaaa*aaaaoaaaaa*********  a  a  Spots  Stains  AND  Are made   by so  many  different agents.  WE  HAVE A CLEANER  which is excellent for  taking out any of these  spots. It is put up in  25c. Bottles and easy to  use.  ��������� CANADA DRUC & BOOK CO., Ltd     ���������  ��������� ���������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Births  Fletcher���������At Kevelstoke, B. C, on  Sunday, April 30th, to Mr. and Mrs.  J. Fletcher, a son.  Fowler���������At Revelstoke, B. C. Mny  3rd, to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fowler,  of Camborne, a son.  Deaths  Eastwood���������On Saturday,. April 20th,  1905, Joseph Percy Eastwood, aged  25 years, 3 months.  Scott���������At Revelstoke, B. C, on Sunday, April 30th. 1905, Lancy K.  Scbtt, aged 22 years.  LOCALISMS  Two trains-a-day service comes into  effect on the C.P.R. June 1st.  ==~GeofiIiaforme-leftiyesterdayiforHhe'  Big Bend with his pack train.  Aid. Foote returned on Monday  morning from a business trip to the  coast.  Mrs. H. S. Cayley and son returned  on Monday from a week's visit to .Mis.  Cay ley's mother at Vernon.  Mrs. C. I-I. M. .Sutherland, left on  Monday evening with her daughter,  for a visit to friends at the coast.  Rev. AV. C. Calder, accompanied by  Mrs. Calder, left on Tuesday's Xo. 1,  to attend a meeting of Synod ut Victoria.  Mrs. J. A. Darragh and  family left  on Sunday's delayed Xo. 2 for Aird He,'  Alberta,   where * they will  in   future  reside.  W. G. Sutherland left on Tuesday  evening for Victoria, where with Mrs.  Sutherland and family will in future  reside.  There will be a meeting of the  Ladies' Guild of St. Peter's church on  Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the  Rectory.  Everything is in readiness for the  Bachelors Ball tomorrow night and  the indications are that it will be u  grand success.  H. H. Richardson arrived in the city  on Monday morning, from New AVest-  minster, to accept a position in the  store of A. E. George.  R. H. Sawyer met with a painful  Accident in his factory on Monday,  having the second finger of the left  hand cut off by the sticker.  A gang of men in charge of Hurry  Morris are now engaged in putting  ���������the   wagon   road  to   the   Canyon  in  food shape, while Jack Sweeney and  [enry   Wilcox have   gone over  the  Big Bend trail to make repairs as thej'  are   needed through  to  McCullough  ���������creek,  J. M. Scott leaves on Saturday to  take the Crown work at the Assizes  held next week at Vernon, B. C.  Mrs. McKitrick is making a specialty of Sunday dinners at tlie Union  Hotel from 5:31) to 7:30 fo p.m.  The Amateur Dramatic Club will bo  'at home'to their members in their  rooms on Monday evening at So'clock.  Progressive whist.  D. McCarthy went down to Arrowhead on Monday morning to build an  addition to the Union hotel of tliat  town for XV. 3. Lightburne.  The murderer of Jennie Kioharn, is  still at large. The police hnve not yet  made an arrest, but are using every  effort to locate the murderer.  B. Van Home will represent the  Trainnipj> of the Pacific division at  the international meeting of the  .brotherhood,- which meets in Buffalo  this month.  Rev. O. TI. M. Sutherland left on  Tuesday evening for Kamloops. to  attend a district meeting of tlic Methodist church. Mr. Sutherland will  return by No. 2 tomorrow.  Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Flindt leave 'tonight for Vancouver, where they will  in future reside. The many friends  with the Herald will wish them all  prosperity in their new home.  T. E. L. Taylor on a trip to Okanagan Landing recently, caught some  iii lbs. of trout, some of the fish  weighed as much as -f lbs. each. Ho  says the sport there is very fine.  Hon. R. F. Green, Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, passed  tlirough the city on Monday morning  on a three weeks' visit tlirough the  Kootenay and Boundary districts.  ^ri^VIm.=SoillQ!wjlle,^repj^s_eritkig_  the Calgary Marble fc Granite Works,  i< in the city this week. Ii. Howson  \- Uo. nre appointed agents for the  above firm iu this city and district.  The calico ball which was to have  taken place on Monday evening last  under lhe| auspices of the Ladies  .Auxiliary to the Biotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. ha������ been indefinitely  postponed on account of the unfortunate accident nf last Saturday, resulting in the death of two of our  voting townsmen.  PLASTER  (ASTS  BUSTS OF MOZART���������$1.50  BUSTS OF WACNER���������31.50  BUSTS OF FAUST   ���������$1.50  CASTS OF GODESS'  Diana  Forfalla  Medee  Kleo, Etc.  58 Different Pieces  Silver has been given another jolt  by the decree of the President of  Mexico, who proposes lo leform the  monetary system of the republic. The  "Mexican mints ceased free coinage of  silver on April loth.  Arrangements have been completed  for the production of " The 'Ticket of  Leave Man." by tlie Amateur Dramatic Club on tbe evening of tlie 21th  of May, under tlie auspices of St.  Peter's Church Ladies' Guild.  Mclntyre, Conservative, beat Baird,  Liberal, in the bv-election for Mountain constituency. Manitoba. The  conservative majority was 151.    Hon.  Tliofi Orcoiiw,vv   wiw pL't,s-iv*\H,ly ducted by 100 .majority.  Mayor Brown left on Tuesday eveningfor a couple of weekw w'slc to the  cniist cities. Mr. Urown with Mr. li.  Loyst, .will lie the icpiesonta lives from  Gold Range lodge lv. of P., 10 the  Grand lodge meeting held at New  .Westminster next week.  Mrs. Geo. Simms, Miss Simins and  Mr. G. J. Rutter and wife, nf Detroit,  arrived in tlie cily a week ago. and  will make their home here for the  future: Mrs. Siinm.- is the mother  and Miss Simms and Mi>. Ruteer are  sisters of Mrs. Fred Somes.  AV. I. Briggs. of Xew AVestminster.  has decided to take up th������ practice of  law in the city and ha~ entered inlo  partnership with .1. M. Scott. Mr.  Briggs comes highly recommended.  He was formerly in partnership with  Aulay Morrison. M.P.. prior to his  elevation to the bench.  Hector McKinnon. fireman, who  recently, had one of hi.s ey"- scverly  cut. through the breaking of the water  gunge on bis engine, returned from  the coast yesterday morning. He reports the treatment h'- received in the  Vancouver city hrr-pital, was of the  "fifSt-Riffi^tlsB^ 1 lER.vr.n ~is~ yiieavcd-to  state that his sight, will not bc in the  least impaired.  D. AV. Steven" left thi.s morning for  Cleveland and Hulfaio to attend the  Trainmen's convention to be held in  tiie latter city on May 15th. He will  proceed first to Cleveland, where tbe  committee 1)11 constitution and general  rules will meet on Alay Ilh in preparation for tbe convention. Mr. Stevens  expects to be nwny about ix month.���������  Kamloops Sentinel.  Tt is universally conceded that Hon.  Robert' F. Green is the nuK.-r efficient  officer who has ever occupied the position of Chief Commissioner of Lands  and 'Works. During tlie recent session  he had many opportunities to show  hi.s familiarity with the details of his  office and it is worth while noting  that his department successfully withstood all the onslaughts of thc Opposition. Thi.s is particularly pleasing to  the residents of the Kootenays. for it  must be admitted that this district has  always found a warm friend and supporter in R. F. Green.���������Nelson Economist.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  Smoke Brown's Union  Cigar.  ���������Ice   Cream    Sodas   at  to-day.  Seed Potatoes for Sale apply to R.  Tapping.  Christie's Reception Wafers at C. B.  Hume & Co.  A. G, Waterman Fount ain  Pens at  Bews' ding store.  ���������"Whisks, at price* ranging from 2oU.  .to GOe-oiHih at C. B. Hiioie.Ar. Co '<.'  Have a cooling and refreshing drink  at Bews' X^oimfuin.  ROOMS TO RENT in  the Tapping  Block, apply to R. Tapping.  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Cigar.  Canadian, Stilton,   and   MacLaren's  Cheese at 0. B. Hume fc Co's.  Private Funds to loan on Real Estate  Securities.    Apply to J. M. Scott.  Carpets, linoleums, floor nils, all Old  Country good.-,, at John E. Wood's.  ���������Bargains in Toilet Soap  for Friday  and Saturday at C. B. Hume  fc Co.'s.  Smoke Brown's  " Marca  Vueita "Cigar.  Bews' Ice Creaiii  Soda Fountain is  running for the season.  If you are going to dn any furnishing  it   will" pay   you   to   see us, wc can  Manning's   arrange any  terms you wish, John E.  AArood's furniture store.  ���������Just hot  Cream Sod;  to-day.  enough  to   make an   Ice  . icfresiling at Manning's  Another shipment of every variety  of go-carts in, at John E. Wood's Big  Furniture Store.  More_ Gordon. Tronsides   and Feres  s and" "BreakfiiSt-Bacon~in"at" C."  ITa  B. Hume fc Go's  ���������AA'all Paper,  at   Howson's  furnishings.  Blinds.   Matting,  etc.,  large   stock   of    house  Bicycles rep'ur/ed and cleaned at AV.  Smythe's, next D.   McLean's  himsp,-  full stock of tires,   all   kinds   Dunlop  and M. and AV.  Now that the hot weather is' coming  on, you need awnings for your south  windows, better order theni at once  from L. A. Fretz.   Also screens etc.  Headquarters for Iron Beds. All  our beds have Williams' patent bed  fastener attached, it keeps the bed  rigid and firm, 'all others work loose,  John E.Wood,the Big Furniture store.  Bicycle fittings, wheels" repaired,  full stock of saddles, tires, rims and  bicycle lamps. Agent for the famous  Cleveland wheel S05.00, Rambler and  grade S-15.0U.���������AV.   Smythe.  AVhat is a home without a sectional  book case? You have books scattered  around, a, few in one place and a few  in another. If you had one of these  cases, you could arrange them all  together, and they make a handsome  piece of furniture. When you get  more books you can easily buy another  section, which costs very little. AVe  handle the celebrated Globe-AVericke  make; we have fhe exclusive agency  here for them. All goods in quarter  cut oak���������John. E. AVood's Big Furniture Store.  Our assortment of Men's Clothing, Hats, Caps and  Laundried and Neglige Shirts are second lo none in tho country.  Stock full and complete.  Shoes for Everybody  Blacks and Tans, in Oxfords, for Summer Wear for'  Ladies and Gentlemen. The Newest Styles. Laced and Buttoned  Shoes for Children, all direct from tho manufacturer.  Lowest Possible Prices Prevail  All Over the Store  A.. 3D. GKEORGKE  Mackenzie Avenue.  Jhe fuming Question  Whether you order your wood now  and have, it dried for you when you need  it, or order it when you need it and have  it green, now is the time to place your  orders.  HOAV TO REACH US-By mail, by Telephone, by calling at the office.  PRICES���������1 load $2, 5 loads $8.50, 10 loads,"  -$15.���������Delivered.  gowmanJZumber Co.  LIM1TBD.  20   PER [CENT.   DISCOUNT   ON   ALL   PURCHASES  . Of Hats and Caps, Gloves, Mitts, Shirts, Blankets,  Underwear,    ���������  Mackinaws, Clothing, and all  Furnishings, Men's, Women's and  ��������� Children's Rubbers and Boots.  Have removed from my old quarters, near Depot, to Fretz' building  First Street, AVest.  E. J.  BOURNE,  First Street  TO-DAY!!  m***������**������**********99999***  School Attendance for April.  Walter  Bews,   Phm. B.  UKUGOIST AND STATION Kit.  Next lo llic Hume Block.  Prompt Attention To Mail Ordors  High School  Division I.  Division fl.  Division III.  Division IV.  Division V.  Division VI.  Division VII.  Division VIII.  Total  No. on  roll  21  85  '.'Ai  '13  ���������10  42  fit  ���������II  '15  Per  Cent  ������13.07  02.55  88.33  92.28  88.75  SI2.HS  00.23  87.02  81.20  352       88.80  Present  overy  Session  5  18  IB  21.  21  24  23  20  15  COMBS  We have just received  a most complete stock of  up-to-date combs.  SIDE COMBS  BACK COMBS  DRESSING COMBS  POMPADOUR COMBS  The latest in liair curlers.  Come and sec them.  Always pleased to show  our "oods.   ICE   CREAM  SODAS  Manning's  ***>*>*> 0 *>*>*> *>*>*>*>*>*>*>*>*>*  J. G. Macdonald  /THE UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  THE CALGARY MARBLE  & GRANITE WORKS  I Red Cross Drugstore I  Gia>.  D.  Heathrc,   Prop.  For Sale or to Rent  After May 1st., the residence ol" Miw.   _      _  ��������� ,   .,  Ci.  S.  Flindt, on Mackenzie   Avenue.    ���������      Brlns  u������ Your Proscriptions    .  Apply to Mi'. Flindt for particulars,    '������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Dealers in antl Manufacturers of  Marlilo nnd Granite Monuments,  Cemetery Fencing?. Mant.lepieces,  Tablets, .Butchers' Slabs, Candy Slabs,  Imposing .Stones, etc.  Prices the lowest, for best material  and workmanship.  Tho largest Alonuniental AA'orks in  the Northwest Territories.  The Somerville Co., Props.,  CALGARY, ALTA.  R. Howson & Co., Agents,  BEVELSTOKE, B.C.  WHAT  SAY  A swell young fellow  said  to    us  the  other  day :���������.*���������..  "My friends are always  asking me what Tailor  makes my clothes.  When I told them that I  'bought.thcm from you,  they seemed inclined to  doubt it.  Of course it is hard to  see the difference for  the reason���������there's no  difference to see.  When it comes to prices  we save about  one-half'  the Tailor's bill.  SPRING SUITS  SIO to $3Q  ABOUT  OUR   CLOTHES  Think 1 Hero's the proposition ! There are just two  routes lo real clothes satisfaction, one via" the highest  priced tailors���������"hang the  experience."���������the other is  via our .strictly first-class  Keudy-to-Wear Clothes. -'  To buy low-priced tailoring or ordinary ready-made  is to buy trouble.  Our guarantee goes with:  our  New Spring Suits and  Top Coats.   You are invited  to come in and see.them. .'  Get ahead of the other,  fellow. Have first pick for  yourself. '  SPRING SUITS  $10.00   to    $30.00  <���������  <���������  <���������  o  <���������  o  <���������  tr  <���������  i.  (>  <���������  <���������  <>  o  o  THE UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  J. G. Macdonald  '!������.<L������.HH������.:  tr  [<t  "it  *���������<>  -.<>���������  . *<>.  *.:  u  it  O  it  it  "o  it  i>  <>���������.  it  it  il  it  it  ::���������  "*^-^^^'WcS*Kft.������!&������Sf1SAajfe������^j

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