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 .A_:isriD  V?  RAILWAY    M;BIg'S   JOURNAL,  Vol    XVI; NO.  IS  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  APRIL. 27, 1906  $2 OO a Year in Advance  SCHOLASTIC  Shoes that will rest your  feet to wear, almost looking  at them ���������will  be a  comfort.  Men's AVhTte Canvas  Laced Boot, McKay sewn,  medium and heavy sole.  Men's Boys' and Youths  Canvass Low Shoes, very light and cool, in different colors.  Ladies' Waits Canvas Oxfords, some in the New  Bleucher and some in the Newport with the wide ribbon  lace.  Lacrosse and Tennis, in the high and low cuts, all sizes  in Boys' and Men's.  Shiits, thc highest  quality possible in   populai   priced  goods in Ameiica.   ^A  very   large  | selection in soft and slaictiecl fronts,'  perfect fitting Shirts.  >  _ t*vy*\ y nrr-rxv/sttes-vi^*,  ^���������xsCj-^e e >* y& I,.' -tisttv-s ?&i#*?ej"r*Zi  ezvw ^^tf^^fu\A--*^ittVa.vria-e.-*^sj^y  f.-we*&> <^&i���������������cexr>~t-t^~.'it--ft0eM ^uy.  Y itecet0yp^**t&-0f������&������'  ������l-fi^~l&p&&5eASSs\  Ki'?&r*&i?t&0' **l  rj'/-j'*Ml&r*?rr-^ys^  ArtWfc&M-te'ftt&ist'i  i, ?,^SiJfeSti.ifSr izettir-  Ladies' Black Lisle Hose,  with  spliced  heel and toe  New Tan Hose in all sizes, seven shades  of Tan, to wear with the new shoes.  25c  Three  31.00  Black and Tan'' Lace Hose.  Black Cashmere,  all   sizes   in   Ladles'   Hose.  Pairs are selling for  You will find our Grocery Department will  never disappoint jou.  A new shipment of Soaps  in Box lots. Y-ou can buy  them at per Box 25c, 35c,  Greening    Apples   in   good   condition,  a  article just now.���������At Per Bo\ $1.50.  a rW?*  /  verj'   scarce  ruraCTfflt/.i-^r.f'r'M.g-sa.  27 inch Raw Silk, thc real  Spanning   perfect   washing  goods in the natural color.  Regular Price B5c.   New 57c  A line of Sepaiate Skills, all hinds,   Cottons,   Wools,  some nice Voiles, Etaminc, etc. at half p.icc.  A pair of those Wash Suits, the Beat Bargains wc ever  sold.    Theic is one heic for you.  zaaiggyrjyi:'������-aiKi*a.KU^u^zfge^rss^iaas  Department Store  uljomiied the meeting until 2 p m.  On ie-aiseiiib!ing nl 2 p.m., the pio-  ceedings weie opened h\ Mi. Wilson  introducing Di. G. U. H.iy, editor of  Jiduc.ition.il Review, St. John, N. B.  This gentleman gave <i inus-l interesting and nisciuLiuc dis-eu.ation on  "NnXiue Studs*��������� defining its line meaning and objects and still further exem-  phi>ipg bib lemailvS bv lelqiiing to  Joigenben s wiitnig<=. Ue touched on  the importance ot depcndwig lei>s on  hooks for- our tacit, than on Nature  it&elf;Conlia-,ting the old style of story  winch li id, for children, no definite  connection -with thou conception of  Nature, to the piesent impioved system and =ti!l fuilhe' illiMiatiug his  meaning hy citing the methods used  hy Chi ist m Ins temhings. Jie suggested Unit a huul't and instinctive  form of new Primers on llii������-e lines  would lie a good thing. Hi-> lein uks  met with tie .ippiov.il ot all pn sent  and on ie-i.iir.ng his seafc Dr. ll.iy  was ac< fuded heart v applmise.  The following ladies and gentlemen  dNcus-ed Di. II.ijs.Mldu>-.:-Mr. XV.  BuriK B. A,, Mr. 3. C. Kobson, Mv.  Ti. J. Hi nee. Mis. J. S. Rroclv, M.A.,  M s= ll. O <ii: g. Kuli of tlic-e t-peak-  eis llioiough y (Midoistd IJi. Hay's  opinions, and -Mi.Binis's short, business-like and humorous address still  fu it her served ''to interest, to elevate  and to amuse.' Mr. Kobsmi's remarks  were confined chiefly to showing how  Brilliant Assemblage of Learned  Men and Women���������Able Addresses from Illustrious Visitors���������New Officers Elected.  The eighth annual meeting of the  Prowneiai Te.u heis' Institute opened  at 10 a.m. on ���������'Tuesday morning undei  veiy auspicious circumstances. The  weather, though cloudy, did not prevent those present, from appearing in  cheeitiil siiininei gai b, consequently  the assemblage at the Almoiny, consisting ot some 100 teachers, piesented  a In mht and inteiestiiig spectacle.  Amongst theg.ithei mg weie noticed  the able piesident ill. \ViUnn. Mi^*i*  Hums, Diiiiiitll, Ulan, Fr.isei, Sull'-  van, Landells, Sissons. Miller and  otheis���������not to say a l.uge number ot  the tan sex.  The hall was tastefully ai ranged  wilh exhibitions of woik tiom the  various schools, and demonstrated a  vast amount ol time and pains on the  pat t ot tliose v, ho-e pie isar*t task it  rt.is to place beiuie the public the  handiwork ol then pupils. The mam  hall showed work ot all classes, in  penmanship, composition, design,  model, fieehand-" and water color  di.iwing; anil supplementary to this  was the inner loom devoted chiefly to  the Kevelstoke divisions. Altogethei  the display is a line one and too much  stress cannot be placed on the untiling  ctieigy on the p.ut oi all the leacheis  concerned which shows such splendid  results.  The meeting camo to oidor at 10 30  a iu. when the woithy president, ill.  David Wilson, B. A., addiesseel his  audience along the lines ot moral and  religious teaching, basing his speech  upon a sermon deliven d tietoioa l.uge  body of cleruyancl Lilly it Revelstoke,  JunoS-h, 1"0+, iu which tbe pieachei  wained hu humors of the indilTei.uice  ot ihe laity to religious things���������re-  ���������niaiking that then iitiiveisitie������ had  bocime secnl.n i/ed, their schools  pagan and'thei. sons and danglueis  were being taught all knowledge  e\cept the kno^wledgejbt God.   *   -, "  "ll,'\ then iPC;ui.u ked". the speaker,  ^'tliA-c'liuCch wa*s> losing its^ytip on the  pteSent generation, whartf about"-lbe  Inline geuefalioii?      "���������      -      '  "Since* the*-<lau-Ous Suhoal Act of  1S72 Ij O. isfiee to choose its own  school sj stem, foi dining Ihal > eai .i  bill was passed to the elieer, th.it that  system should be along non-sectarian  lines, coufenmab'e to the people's  wishes." This decision met with the  public appioval. "The need foi intellectual. moi.il and physical turning 'S  lecogm/od by the people oi this Pi o-  virice, w Inch grves use to ihe opinion  thit molality depended on lehgious  sanction and that light conduct cannot be taught���������especially to childien  ��������� except it be duectly under the  authority of some toi tu ot lehgious  belief. Moial education is thus made  to mean lehgious instruction;" This,  the speakei deprecated emphasizing,  the fact that the soifc of- moral teaching needed diel uot lie m the iliiectiuii  leleiierl to, but m tlie genei.il principles winch all good men oi evei} < ieed  lollow. by good example, cle.i'i nioi il  -sauroiiiicling , etc, concluding with  the lohow ing apt illustianon, taken  lipin lin McLaien'*. book wheiem the  Dominie is made to s iv, "Loid, delivei  the laddies heto.e ibee from lying,  cheating, cow. a dice and linni'-!,,  which aie as 'the veiy devil. Be  pleased to put common sense into  their lie.uts and give tliom glare to  be honest men. all th&elajs-oi their  lire." The speech met w ilh a 'good  icception .uid will no doubt hnd echo  in the lieqi is ot all who bad the plea-  sur e of he,ii ing it. "  It was dev ided by tlieineottngtliat  ue\l je.u'- convention he held at  Victoiia. The following ofTicet- weie  then elected:���������President, ,F. s KatcMi,  Victoiia; 1st \'ice Pie.-., J. 1) Gilhs,  Victoii i; ind Vice Pies.. Miss Laveon;  Uul Vice Pies . A. GilcliiisliTic.isiiiei,  IC. 11. Muiphj; ,S_cieL,uy, Mi--. (Jiinn.  E\ecutive i ommittee:���������Miss Bums,  ���������Nanai.iio; Tl. K. Watson. Tolniie; B. S.  .MiDonaiel.I.idyjmith; Miss Maicluint,  Victoiia; .Mis:* E. Kogci s^Xew West-  minslei. IJecitled that the teachei's  subsciiption be raised to Si and, altei  one or twoj other small niatters of  business weie concluded, the pi evident  and what results could be achieved by  observation of Nature "in Nature."  Mrs. .1. S. Brock, M.A., gave, a very  short and coiici.suaddress hearing upon  applying nature studies to onr practical use. tlirough life. The other ladies  and gentlemen spoke brielly. and all  present were unanimous that Dr.  Hay's paper was in all respects  excellent.  Mr. Blair then gave a lecture covering, books 1 and 2 of Dra\vingA(aK used  in the schools) lle'iniimated that in  future he will make the work ot a  moie aitistic nituie. He >demon-  sti.ited the use (.1 cuule black lead as  agiound ior model wo*, k, using blot-  ling paper for stumping, und with a  few" dexteions touches shovveei how  simply the woik under such conditions  can be done.  At the conclusion of this pnpei several piesent eOmn en lid on the jiupoi-  tant p.ut plajed by the teachcis when  giving drawing le-.sons: some pointing  out how haul il i- lm i ti*aihcr who  has no .utiolK tnleiit io teach such  woik. The inatti r, how t \ei, se'i med  to be one which lies mostly with the  teachci himseli, so the discission  ended with heaity thanks to Mr.  Klin.  At i p.m. the convention adjourned,  seveial ot the membeis pioccduig to  the public school to witness jMi.  Ulan's methods, as he gave a class of  pupils lustiuction in di awing.  BtCEPl'IOX '^O Tni_ VISITOI.&.  Tuesday evening (he At inoury was  ciowded to its utmost to witness the  leceplion tendeied to-the illustrious  visitois an 1 to cnioy tho musical en-  teitaiumenL and the da,ice whicli was  to succeed it. In the addiess of welcome M.iyoi Blown,'on bchall of the  citizens, said that, although this town  was noted loi Ihemimberof conventions held he'e, he consideied that  this piesent occasion was a disumct  honor conlened on the eilueus, and  uioieovci. he hoped theie would he  many moie such convenings since it  was a grand thing not only ior the  te.uheis but also lor the childien und  the patents wild are thus able to see  what splendid woik is being done  throughout the coniitiy.    JRegretuiig  REVELSTOKE'S  CRYSTAL OAVES  Discovered   by  C. H. Deutschman   near   Ross   Peak   will  Attract Thousands of Tourists  ���������An *Ideal Spot.  Since  the  first  announcement w-as  Rich Strike at Standard Basin.  Word tins just been received from  tho Prince Mining Company's propm-  ty at Standard 1 Satin of another large  strike of oie. magnificent .specimens  of which are being sent tu the city.  The No. 5 tunnel has cio.ssc-nt lhe haii  where it proves up very .strong���������the  ore being over live feet in width���������."ind  'the drift from this level shows that ii  is more than holdintr uts own. This  now pi,nil' illy pinves tl,< ptopiilv  md a lai(ji* tonnage ot  oie is "ii si.,ht.  (Continued on Va^x 1 .ght)  km  m&  Four American Mining Companies are Operating in the  North District ��������� Nearly 50  Men are now Employed.  This season pi onuses to be thev most  successlul  season  111   mining   111    the  Bend  made in the 11kisai.ii (December 33iid  1001) ot the discoveiy by Mi. C II.  Deutschman of nil immense cave neai  this city and only two miles liom the  main line ot the Canadian P.u ilie  Railway, the stoiv bus boen punted  111 almost everv newspapei published  111 Canada and tin I niletl Slate- The  Doulsclmiaii Cim* has been the 1 ilk ol  ,1 w'hole continent lm the just thiee  months, and the stoiy is still going  the Iuimp 111 many newspapers pub  ltshed in chileienl languages in  Euiope. In addition to this the  HnitALD has luceived scores ot letteis  irom many points 111 Canada aad  the United States with letiucsts ioi  particular, ai.d tiom a thous md  dilieient newspapeis asking ior an  illustiated aiticle on the cave and  suirouuding countiy, lull paiticulars  of which will follow at a lilei dale.ioi  icjsons e"cplainedheie\ittei Inoidei le  satisfy oiuselves and also to be m a  position to answer the many cjueiies  which we aie daily in leceipt ot, a  repiescutali^e of the liisn M-U visited  the scene ot the disc ovei y 1.1 company  with Mi. Deutschman 1 v-t Mond iy  week, when a d iy was spent  in the cavi>s, which was nothing more than pioliiiiiuary, ior it  is oui opinion that it wul tako a got d  many daj*s to completely e\plore these  nijsleiies.  Oui investigation weie made fhslly  amongst (he v.ist enti mces of the  eavoins, evidently formed bj watei  and from winch lead iu dtifeient directions,the caves that weie located  by Mr. Deutschman. But owing to  difficulties encouuleied h\ ice foiming  1 1 e * CT  111 the line ot piogccss these weie  abandoned for ���������lhe time being  and our' elfoits vvcio confined  to "exploring an entiance iuilherup  the valley. Into this opening we pio  ceedeel loi   aboula txuaitei ot  a mile*,  Hon. Mr. Oliver Elected,  Edmonton. Altti., April ,2... ���������Hon.  Ki ink Olivei was i lee U d bv ic."l in> 1-  Iton to-day as Mimslei ot thelntei' n,  there bcrng no Con**eiv<ilive caiul.el.it 1.  Grand Opening'.  On I'lid iv l.i*.t, upon the mi I-.on  ot hei assuming the management uf  thi; Union hotel dining and upstair looms, Mrs. McKituck held a  giand dinnei, lollow ed by an mfoimal  dance.  Thc menu, details01 which app,J..ied  in our last i-siio, was veiv* co.np1������te  andmevciv re-ptd a ciedit to li.e  ctief, wliose i.igenuity wasti\ed to the  utmost to piov .de loi tlic la. gc nuinbei  ol guesls who filed in fiom o JO to 7.">0  p.m. Thioughuut the meal the 01-  chestra fur nishod masic, which a.lded  much to the e.i|o\ menl of the  guests.  SEABGHL1GHTS  ME  Torpedo Boats on the Alert for  Vladivostok Squadron ��������� A  Reception is Prepared for  Admiral Rojestvensky.  S\ , ,,n,  Apnl 2"    0.".0  '^i>s  jii-.t   u.v.ved   fmin  li.. *-i>    lint   iw  liij)-. i< i^^( d   ine  il 11   'e   o c'ot k  \p 1. 21  \i w V 11.'c. Apnl 2) -A Sh.ingh u  ile,piti i) in Ine Uritu.u, diit-od M011-  e .\ *u* Tin* ���������luiilioiii watei-s ol  ih< Si 10! I.tpiu lhe 'L-mraia *.tiail-  iiih! I.ipi i-i'iM- ~i 1 i.ts in- 1ll1110n1.1t>-.I  e*MV nnr'it bv tin -.1- iichlight*. ol tin  fan 1111-ii loiptdo hoati, who-u oltjei',  *. to ;ii m'iii the p is-age of the ships  of ihe Vlidivosiok "Mimdioii. T'lu  lapaitcse (��������� 11 is now ])ioli.ib'y in th ���������  -.a ot I"o'i:io**v aw itmg Admiial  Ko|e-tvt n-.iv'        'Jlnek    weather    pn-  "lltV  l!i\  on  a. 111.���������A<1-  Kaiuranh  .Inpanesc w-ar-  belw-een.. eight  the  evening ot  v 'Us. ,.������d it is Illinium lhc BiHic flees  i*i<iv sh;> inull"-.aid r.i' to the ei-t o'  ftn nn - 1 .Japanese ships ai e show ing  1 mi loniiii.n; vi^il ii.to along the  euti'i Ciiaie'se coast.  B,g Cend Navigation Opens,  ll  JbslI vc'.-'oke \.i\n;aiion Co Ltd.  .,..,, ,, , , will  p'.n e  'he   steamer Revelstoke 111  Alter   the  dinner,   die  l.uge e'uiing j co.in.iissi m   .14.'m e-.i   Mondav   ne\o  iiulouTiiesd i> uioiping she will leave  bio  c.igo of fiemhc  hall was < Icatcd and danci.ig be^.. i in  cai nest, the many couples piesent  footing it light Iy until the cailv hours  ot tl*.e iroimng, JJverjoee v\as  delighted and Mis JMclvitiick is to be  oongiatulalcd not onlj upon lui able  catei.ng, but also upo.i the aiist)icioa~  co "iiienceiiien1- of Iipi iuw enterpiise.  which is deceiving oLvo n   patioii.-  ei  With.1  coiisidei.'bxe  c.igo of lien,  to. the B'g iJeiid cmrit. v.   The sleam-  h tt ii"e"> kepi 1 1 e\i client cinditiou  .d  is m  ..11   respcis  the I e=t swift  Iwate.   boat   in   the  wesr     Chief 13n-  Sgi.ioei Co.n*' k oe Uie ���������-. s Sloe an vvill  1 b" 111 chaige of the thiotlle aga.n a-.  j ii-*iial and Captain Poi-lnnd of the s.s  I !2i ^sl. lid '.'.ll  a<rim  lc  .������ connnand  history    of     the    Big    Berid.     Tl'.e j whcn vve thought,it. was not piudent  euly Spiing, good ti.uls and the  s. s. | fco ^jve^tig^te  lui flier without piopei  Revelstoke commencing her twice a  week tups to the noith countiy, will  all tend to gi\ e the disti ict such an  advance as will smely Ining to the  notice of the world the enoiruous  nchness in piecions metals ot the  famous Big Benil chstiict. That Bevelstoke will denve immense beuelit is  assmed and, anv thing assisting lo tbe  advancement ot the noith counti},  should 1 eceive the best considei ation  from oui citi/.eus.  jMi. l'i A. Biadley, nun .gev for the  ilai shall Shelling Co., ot Bull do, and  the Amu ican Mining Co , ol Indiana,  who aie opeiatmg placei claims on  Kiench Creek, letuiued to the city on  on Saturday tiom his comp rnre-.' properties anel lepoits the woik well in  hrtiiel. On the Mai shall Shelling Co's.  piopeity, rlcvelopuient up stream is  piogiessmg to asceilain values  thioughout, so as to get an idea ol  what machiiu'i v will be neccss.uy to  thoroughly woi k the piopeity to the  best adv intake. A 1500 foot incline  tunnel tiom the smiace  to  bed   lock  will be comiiu'iictds-,i,t-oiice Vii-.iil.  coinpiessor and thiee dulls will be  installed, as well ,11 a dynamo to light  ilie ���������mine and camps.  On; the American Mining Co.'s  piopeity the icpiiisto the headg.itcs  and flumes will be completed by next  week and the pipe line and sluices  will then be put 111 shape. Bv the Isl.  of June, Water will he turned on and  the Suhiiiier's' vvork will be well  underway by that date.  At the Kevelstoke fc McCullough  hydiaulic piopei ties, on i\Ii Cullougb  cieek, water was turned on upon the  21st with MilTicient supplj to woik one  monitor. Tho ciceks aie liiptdlj  using and iu a week or so the company will bc able to woik then  property advantageously.  The Dutpiesne Mining Co., on Smith  cieek, have ti.msfeired then piopercy  to Ij. C. Beatty, of Pittsburtr, J'enn.,  and the Ilni.u.n is infotnied lhat  aiiangemenls aie being mnde to open  up this piopei tj as soon as possible.  ,������ioo,c03 Tonight.  The comedy to he piesented tonight  at the Opeta House by the Amateur  Diamatic Club is ol line quality���������  abounding in spaikhng wil and liutn-  01 cms situations to such a degree lhat  it cannot fail to please tl.e most  critical. The caste is a strong one  nnd includes nol a few of lhe local  iavoiites which, together with the  knowledge (hit c 11 etui study has  alwajs chaiacteii/cd their woik,  asstu es a fit st CI.I--S pei i'01 m un e. The  advance sale is a.large one and the  amateurs will be greeted as they  deserve���������wilh 11'bumper house. The  evening's entertainment vvill conclude  witli a social dance, the whole forming  one of the best attractions of the  season.    J'nccs 75c. and ."30c.  For Sale or to Rent  After Mnylst., the residence of Mrs  (i. S. Flindt, on Mackenzie Ave. Apply)  to 'Mr. Flindt for particulars.  appliances' 111 the form ol scaling  lopes, laldeis, lights, etc. The tup,  so far as w o went, w as not one of much  difficulty. There was a decline almost  the whole wav ot ahout 10 to L'i feet  to the 100 foet. The ceiling was in  places fully fiflj feel high and as  smooth .is polished 111,11 ble, while the  walls took on all inaunei ol fantastic  and beautiful sh ipes.  Kiom the entiance, which somewhal-  naiio'.vs at Hist, to Uie limit of oui  reseaich we hid picked out way caie-  fully along the lagged linirs.ono floo' >  avoiding contact with the immense  huttiesses which piu^-cl almost at  regular intervals But now standing  out 111 bold lelief, like the Pj Ions of  some ancii'fll Kg\ pti.in temple, these  projections lot mcil with lhe walls a  succession of smaller cue-, the whole  wonderful loiiiialioii_i_osomhlin;j noth-  ing peihapi so much as avast calhc-  dial with its supporting clusters ot  pillais.  We were just about, to retrace our  steps but on second thoughts conclud  ed to pioeeed into the next cavei n, lhe  entrance to which could be discerned  by tbo light finin oui lamps. This  i.ivein, tlie 1'st one we visited, vviis  lully 100 leet wide and about 200 tect  long, connecting with at least two  other c-ives. "In the one entrance we  advanced only a slimt dislunee and  heie vve lound the carbonates ol lune  hanging tiom the wall like a beautiful  and: delicate drapery; and smaller  stalactites jusl burning on the 1 oof.  But our time was limited, so we were  obliged lo ictiie.  At different points within the basin  there are entrances into caves,, none of  which have as yet been exploicd.  Airangeiiicnts aie now under way foi  11 piuty to visit the basin about the  middle of May nceompanicd by a well  known wtitei iioni the coast anil an  expert photographer.  Tho basin with its caves is situated  about two miles in a northwesterly  dneetion 11 om IttisS Peak. An easy  giade to the spot cm be laid out so  that visitors - might reach it in  about an bom's walk tiom lhe inilw.i)  truck. Hero is one of the most beau-  I1I11I camping g'ounds along the line  of the 0. P. It. Prom the basin to the  surrounding peiks i.s an easy climb  and in grandeur tl-.e scene has not an  equal   111   any   count iy  in the world.  The bold, "rugged mountains, the  glue.cis, the snow peaks, the lakes,  the p tik-hke plateaus and the man*,  otiier natural forms of heimty  here combine, lo form a perfect picture  of bold yet beautiful design where  neither form uoc color is wanting,  By niiiu.ag those ro'iius cu-jj i.ily ] anil K..->J S.v.rnson. a'so "if tbe **.-.  with tlie P..- icd nesl.fsij.nr, i.se ! Hiijsi.nd w.,1 I a- j ivstv ind male  boudeis will be cnibled to have tlu-u | T ic stean'->r viil mike two round  tlieiils at an., bom ot the dav or m^bl, ' Lnj s a week and the sa'iie e\ccllenu  an idv.iLtagev/incli vvill be apparent' s-. u<e as hei<iCofo:e will be niain-  f-o all. , jtr md  -"-"*- " _ -v - --      - ������������������J"/  fit*-���������  Reve.stoko3  _i=_#o  as*���������  DEALERS  &riCS'  89=���������  <__���������*���������-  SS*-  ������E*^-  B.C.  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Seymour sprung forward  with  something  like an* outh.  "Madam, mother: Whut! Vou accept this gypsy girl, thi.s low woman  us your (laughter'.' Vou .will take her  to .Monk Towers?" he exclaimed furiously.  "I invite my .son and his wile.  Ves!" she said with cold hauteur,  "it   is her place���������it  is  iny duty."  "Ves, yes!" murmured Irene, softly.  "Great heavens, you must ue  jn.'uJ!" exclaimed Seymour. "Takej  hcr to live with you���������to Mon1* Towers! This girl of whom you know']  nothing but  what is bad!   You  can't!  ingly, anxiously. "To leave your  own people, to go among strangers,  who���������who���������God forgive thcm���������look  down upon yo'.i! H is a great, heavy  trial! Can .you do it? Not for my  sake���������you shall not tliink of mo! I  am happy, I havo said so, and you  know that it is true. Think, dearest."  "1 will go!" she punted. "Not  now," she gasped; "in a little lime!  I must have time to get used���������to  prepare!   But I  will go!"  Irene drew hack. Seymour cursed  and swore under his breath; and  countess alone remained calm, and,  if  it  may  be said,  almost  neutral.  "Vou have decided,"  she said  in a.  be  serious,   mother?   What  will     the! 'ow voice.    "You  have decided right-  world, your friends, neighbors say?  For you can't hope .to keep hcr past  life a secret! You will be shunned as  a leper, .the'Towers as a lazar-house!  .Keep away from me you���������you ruflian,  or I'll���������I'll shoot you!" lie snarled  at Uoyce, who had moved toward  him, an ominous light in hi.s eyes.  "Consider, mother! For heaven's  sake considor!" lie went on breathlessly. "You can't���������you can't, do  this thing! Forgive him, if you like.  Tt���������it is our duty to forgive," a  hypocritical expression struggled into  his face, "but keep them, both of  them, at arm's length! Make them  an allowance, give them enough to  start them somewhere in the colonies; do anything but acknowledge  tin's girl���������a gypsy!"  The countess listened wilh proudly  averted eyes, as unmoved as a rock  against which a fretful tide beats.  "If you have no regard for yourself and position, you might ai least  think of Irene. This girl, though sho  may be Roycc's wife, is no (it companion  for Irene."  As if in denial of the assertion,  Irene glided forward and took  Madge's hand.  Madge started and trembled, antl  her dark eyes rested on Irene's with  a  wondering,  troubled gaze.  "I am resolved," said the countess,  coldly. "Nothing jou can say will  move me, Seymour. I ask lioyco to  bring his wife home. It is for him  to decide whether he will do so or  not."  "No, mother, it is for her."  Mndge looked from the countess to  Irene, ancl thou at Uoyce. She was  trembling like a le>af under the conliict that was raging in ber mind,  lior   heart.  '.'.What shall 1 do? What shall I  do?'' broke from her white lips.  She saw what thc oiler meant,  whal ihe refusal would result in. If  .-he refused, ir" she decided to remain  with her people, a gypsy still, then  she must drag Uoyce down to her  level and keep him there. If sbe accepted���������she could not realise tbe ordeal before her, she was too ignorant of the world to do that; but shoj  could form a vague idea of the  troubles that awaited hcr in the new-  sphere into which she would pass.  ."What-shall'I'do?* she cried mentally.  They all waited, every eye fixed  upon her. Royco put his arm round  her.  "Iio as you wish, Madge," he said.  "I'o not consider anyone, anything,  but yourself, dearest. I am happy,  shall be happy as I am, in the  camp  here."  "Yes,"     said     Seymour       eagerly;  "that's true, at any rate.    Your hus-) them  band   will   be far     happier   with  chosen    companions;    better let  remain,   my good  girl."  Madge looked    at   him for an  slant,  then  her  lips opened and  was about to speak  thc words:  "I  will not go!"  Iy. If you had chosen to remain, to  keep him here vvith you, I should  have known that yo,u did not love  my son."  "Spare her, mother, spare her!  groaned Koyce, with mingled grief  and indignation. "You forget thnt  she is a woman like yourself. Another such speech, such taunt, and  she shall  not go!  Even  now������������������"  "No, no," murmured Madge,  "she's right. I���������I understand. Ask  her  to  give  ihe  time���������a  few  days���������a  week   "In a week. I have only one more  word to suy. When you come to  Monk Towers with���������your husband, it  will bo as the wife of Uoyce Landon,  the son of the Karl of Landon. You  will leave your past������behind you. No  one will remind you bf it, np ono  shall cast it in your teeth. As fains forgetfulness is possible it shall  bo forgotten. The future rests with  you,  not me.   Bo you understand?"  Madge raised her head from  Uoyce's breast and looked at the  proud face.  "Yes, I understand," she said vvith  a long breath. "I will do my���������my  best not to disgrace him! Be���������be  kind and help  me!" *v  "Oh, lot ,us go now! Oh, poor girl,  poor girl!"  "Yes, we will go," snid tho countess. She held out her hand to  Madge, and Madge put hers into it  shrinkiiigly; then the countess extended a hand to Uoyce. . lie took  it and pressed it, too agilnted to  speak.  She   looked   into   his  eyes   with     a  touch of u mother's yearning in hers.  '"God    forgive     you,    Uoyce!"   she  said     in     a   low  voice,   ancl     turned  away.  Seymour stood glaring from one to  tho other in speechless fury for a  moment or tvvo; then his face changed slowly, a.s if the full aspect of the  case were breaking in upon him, and  things were no so bad, after all, as  thpy   might   have  been.  "At any rate the hound is married!" hc muttered. "Married, and  so  out of my  way!"  He stepped forward and drew the  clonk round the countess, ant! would  have done the same office for Irene,  but she drew back. Then as he offered his arm to the countess he  took off his hat to Atadgc with an  exaggerated  courtesy.  "Good-night���������Mrs. Landon!" hej  sa ill  "It is only a little way to the  carriage, madam," murmured Irene.  "Sit cm this fallen tree and re"St a  minute."  The countess sank down. As sho  did so Irene started and looked  round.    Tho  countess  glanced  at  her.  "It is nothing, madam," said  Irene. "I heard something move  among  the  bi'ack'en,  a  rabbit "  Tiie countess sat perfectly still for  a few minutes, then she rose and  took  Seymour's arm.  "I nm stronger now," she said  with  a  sigh.  As they moved away something  that vvas much more like Uncle .lake  than a rabbit raised its head from  the thick brake, and crouching as  low  as   possible  followed   tliom.  Cautiously as bo moved it was  evident that he was in a stato of  great excitement: his bunds tvvichnd  as they clutched the fern stalks while  he drew himsolf along like a annkc,  and his sinister eyes shone like n  couple of beads. Every now nnd  then ho raised his head nn'd peered  at  the  three,   but  with  an uncertain  "Well, well, well!" he said with a  kind of chuckle. Here's a pretty kettle of lish!"  Uoyce opened his lips, but before  lie could speak Uncle Jake went on,  as if he were repeating a hardly  learned  lesson:  "No use, my dear boy, no use!  Uncle Jake is up to snulT. He's behind   thc  scenes,  and  knows  all!"  "What do you want? What i.s it  you  know?"  "Now, now!" remonstrated Uncle  ���������lake, shaking his forefinger at him  with shy playfulness, "elon't get. on  your stilts my boy. It's no uso, I  tell  you.   I'm  posted!"  He drew a little closer, but still  kept out of the reach of Roycc's long  arm, and vvith an unctuous leer and  wink whispered huskily:  "My dear children,! was in the little church at Crosshy this morning���������  always fond of a church you know.  I saw the door open and just stepped  in. Nice place to have half an hour's  snooze. Hut I didn't get a nap this  morning,   Mr.   .lack.      Something  in-  ii  THE SECRET"  Of a Cup of Tea In Perfection, is revealed in the  use of delicious  expression     as  of  doubt  and  hosita-) t?i5������i,nS  5oln& ������1,,l,.?rotty  Sight'   a-  tion.   Presently   they  emerged     fronv wedding-ell.   Madge?  the wood, and Uncle .Jake, keeping  abreast of them, saw-, for the first  time, their faces in the full light of  the moon.  As he did so, notwithstanding all  his caution and hitherto secrecy of  movement, a cry ncurly burst from  him���������a cry of amazement as his eyes  restod upon the white, weary face of  the countess, nnd of bevvi.clerment as  they  turned 'quickly., to  Seymour.  He lay among the undergrowth' at  the edge of the wood, watching them  until thoy had crossed the strip of  plain and entered tho carriage. Then  as it drove off, he rose, but, still  keeping in the shadow of the trees,  dashed his hand to his forehead, and  swore excitedly.  "Jt isn't drink, and I'm not off  my head!" he muttered almost fiercely, and yet with an undercurrent of  exultation in his" voice. "I'm half  drunk, I know, but I'm not so bail  as that! It's her face I'd swear! I'd  know it among a thousand. A thousand. A million! Anywhere, any  time!  But he���������who ia he?  He dashed his hand across his forehead again with savage impatience.  "My memory's failing rne! I'm  getting stupid and (liickhcn'dcd. Who  is it? Now���������lot me���������think." He sat  down at the foot of a tree, and  stared before hiin in--the direction the  carriage had taken, and evidently  badgered and spurred his soaked  brains in the effort to recall some  face connected with his pnst-Hho faco  Seymour  resembled.  "Lord,  it's as if I'd known him aU  my  life!"  he muttered angrily,  "'and!  Ceylon Tea==BIack, Mixed or Green  Lead Packets only.   Highest Award at St. Louis 1904.  _-tf  Koyco's face vvas growing dark.  Madge, with a low cry, clung closer  to him.  "There, there, yoii needn't scowl,  Mr. Jack. Natural, only natural!  Handsome young man and pretty  girl;  love first sight,   and     marriage  ��������� ,, ,    .  on the sly, eh?   liut " he assumed | foru n"lk">S ���������������'<- <"'  loss loosc ,uu1'  an     injured     expression,   "but      why i and    dirt  falls     into     the milk  pail,  play it low down on the girl's guar-|Tllis   cnn   be  entirely  prevented     by  CARE  OF  COWS AND MILK.  A iarg-c portion or the impurities  which find iheir way into milk are  broug-ht to it at mijking time, writes  Prof. E. li. Farrington. If the cows  are not cleaned or brushed just    be-  dian? Why- not trust old Uncle  Jake? That's what I want to know!"  "Sow, now, keep your temper, Mr.  Jack. 1 'don't complain, and I'm  not going to make a fuss; I only ask  whj-  not  trust  tho  poor   old boy?"  "Jf you   aro   sober   enough "  "Sober!" ejaculated Uncle Jake  in'dignatly.  " To  understand  and answer    a  question," said Uoyce, "tell me in  a word if you were alone, or if any  of the others know our secret?"  "l'u������ as sober as a judge before  d in lire . No my dear boy, T was  alone; and no one else, so far as I  know, in in the swim. And don't  you he afraid that I'm going to split  on you. I'm mum. I'm going to return good for evil, that is what I  am  going to  do."  "How long have you been here?"  Uncle Jake understood, and he hesitated for an instant, then he' said  coolly, and drooping tho heavy father:  "Half an liour, more or less. Yes,  I saw your swell people, and lieard  the  confab,  Mr.  Landon.  "Don't be alarmed," said Uncle  Jake. "I've no-reason for wishing  vou   otherwise   than   well,   and     I'm  If I'd' 1,oa(|y  to  stand  your friend;  that  is,  ! if a poor gypsy may venture to mako  I   can't   think,   I  can't   think!    ...   _ ...  only   a      drop    of   briindv "       Hol11"1 .... ,   ,      ,     ,.,   -,   u.  looked round  helplessly and drew hli.lsl,ch  a le,"a,'K'     an '  he to"Chcd  hls  hnnd   across   hi.s   mouth.    "It  me    jump   the    moment     I  saw   him.  I   j cap as  he shot a sinister glance   at  thcm.  Made me jump! And his voice, too!  Now���������now���������let me bo careful���������lot me  try   hard."  He stared Kn-/ore him for a moment or two, then shook his head and!  sighed.  "It's here one minute and gone the  next, curse it! Hut I'm sure of hcr! j  iio chuckled. "Proud us Satan;'  prouder!   And  to  think  thnt Madge���������'  Mo rose and leane-'d against the  tree, laughing sllentU, and in a peculiarly   unpleasant   way.  "Lord, it's as good as a play. A  play! It's better!" he exclaimed suddenly.    "For  it means   business!   Yes,  His change of manner vvas so sudden that Uoyce stood dumbfounded;  and Uncle .lake, with a nod as if to  ���������reassure  them,   drew  nearer.  "You did the right thing, Madge,"  he said, "be'g pardon���������Mrs. Landon.  A gypsy camp isn't the proper place  for you any longer, nor for you  either, sir, and the sooner you clear  out   thc   better."  "Speak out and say whnt you have  to say, you know our secret, and  vvill   trade  upon   it,  I  suppose."  "Not a bit of it," said Uncle Jake  coolly. "I'm not. quite sueh a swell  as y^ju,  Mr.  Landoi1,  but I'm   a gen-  that's     what   it     means,    dear  boy! ;  ; tleman,   or   was   one     time   anyway;  i and all  f  want you to do  is to  give  I'll  Luck    has    been  against vou  for    tl ...     .     ,,..���������  pretty   tidy  spell,   but   it's   going   toP'"11 b l OI  a'hlC''     .���������  ,, rM  turn! Steady!" he had stumbled over      "f'������  straight  away   lo-nighl.  a   tree   root'    "Let   me   pull      myself i make  ,h.,nBs  ������l"aro  w,t.h   our  people  together  two   vonng   tools.    1   wish   ..     ........ ������������������ , ,  = ��������� ' word,   and  bit  before I  face    them ' p������ s'">isl>t ���������  I     hadn't ithe wcoks *'P-������h  taken  quite so  much���������or  I'd  taken  a{  I  nnd keep dark till  yes,   I  lieard every  know  the arrangement  Irene glided up lo where Royce and  Madge stood  and  held  out her  hand.  "Good-by, Uoyce," she said, with  downcast eyes; but she raised them  as  she  took Madge's hand,   and     an  drop'more.    I'll  want all  my     brains  that's been conic to.      You  take my  advice.  for  this job, I  reckon.    Steady!   Now,  then!   The  heavy   father  is  about thai "5������V _  style  that's  required  for  this  thing,  I should say; the heavy father nicely  .done,     with    a sharp - eve    on     the  infinite pity and sympathy stirred .in! youngster.-for he's  smart and  rather  ! too ready-with his fists.    Now then!"' yo"1,"������T' ,.;..]-,     ,i,.,���������,i-���������,  his;     "Good-night,  Madge!"  she  whisper-       He  stumbled   alon"     through       the 1Je  ls   ''4     '  .      n     ������ JU   t  i.i���������   nd    nml -heniiiii<v  inran-rt  sho tmir'-,.rii        %...,, J        .,=?.    tnr."*-cj"      '"  ;we   must   trust   him���������seeing  that "WC  nun   en.  ami  oeiKiing  lotwaru  sne  toucea I wonVt til   he earned the Mice near the!        ...       .,    -,.���������     r    i.    .1.1   i-i      ������  can t  do otherwise.    I  should  like to  I'll explain things to the  and keep 'em quiet'?' Go up  ito London���������there'.-! a late train at  I Crossby you can catch���������and cut the  'gypsies' camp at once and for all.  l'As"T said,   it's  no filace for either of  sober,   and  cd,  aud bending  forward  she  touched! woofr til! he gained the edge near thej  ] Madge's trembling  lips  wilh her  own 1 Kpot where the group had stood, then;  in-   in  a sisterly  kiss.  she!     She     was     gone    the next     instant  Madge   thrilling  and   quivering  under  ! the unexpected caress.  But  at  that  moment  Irene's  hand!    The    three���������the   countess,  Seymour  closed   on  hers   with  a  gentle     pres-  and    Ireno���������moved   slowly into     the  and !  sure,   and     Irene's  eyes  glanced     toward Uoyce; thc glance said as plain-   lv_ as -words _coul d   have  sa id.   "Vou are his wife; think of him!"  Madge faltered, and a faint cry  ro.se from her lios, then her head  dropped, and she murmured: "1 will  go!" and she turned and hid her face  on Koyce's breast.  "Think Madge!" he murmured  lov-  wood,  and  toward  the*  carriage.    The  countess leaned heavily on Seymour's  I.niuii,i.ami=pj!e-seiiJt-.ly=istoppetLas^=iL.ex=.  haiisted.  "A moment!" she panted. Irene  put her arm round her, and the  countess clung to her, breathing  hard. The reaction hnd set '<> and  ehe strain she had undergone wns  exacting   its  onevitable  penalty.  What Golds Lead To  ing where they had been left-  she was leaning on bis breast, her  face upturned to his. There were  tears in her eyes, but they were not  falling; and though a faint look of  =trcnsble=lin-gered=on=hpr-fBcef=������hafc=K>f-4=,  love  mid  trust almost concealed  it.  ���������ff you will only love rne!" she  muimiired. "Nothing vvill seem hard  or  difficult  then!   Only   love  rne!"  "My Ma/dgo. my dearest a rod  noblest!" he snid, pressing her fuce  lo his. "I.ove you! 'f you could  only    see   Into     my   heart   and   know  Not the Lungs Only But Every Organ  of the  Body  In Danger From Neglected Colds.  DR. CHASE'S Tp LINSEEDand TURPENTINE  Most people know that such ailments as pneumonia and consumption have their beginning in a cold,  but all do not realize that other  vita! organs of the body aro almost  equally   liable.  Not infrequently colds settle on  the liver or kidneys, causing Serious  disease   of   these   organs.  In other cases colds hang on until  the system i.s run down and exhausted, and so left in a fit State  to  fall   prey   to   contagious- diseases.  The only safe way is to speedily  get riil of all colds before they become  fastened   on   the  system.  1'hi; ran be accomplished by the  use of Iir. Chase's Syrup of Linseed   nnd   Turpentine.  This medkine has come to be considered indispensable in the home as  a cure for colds, bronchitis, croup,  a.-.tJima   and    ���������������������������hoopinc   couch.  Mrs. Wm. f'-.ill, l!.".'������-e'iiiilge. r,jil..,j  wriu-s:���������"I       t-.tn       r.r-vjr.mend      Mr.  Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine most heartily for all forms  of colds and I think that if every  family would use it for their little  ones it would save lots of worry antl  expense as I find it prompt and lasting  in   Itn  effects.  "My three youngest boys had  whooping cough thi.s winter and we  could get nothing to help thcrn until  I sent for Mr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine, ft. arrested tho  coughs at onco and they kept, right,  on improving until they were, cured  at a cost of one dollar. Thnt was  not a large bill for so dangerous  and  distressing an   ailment."  Br. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine, 2o cents a bottle, at all  dealers, or Kdninnnon, Hates .<_ Co.,  Toronto. To protect you against  imitations, the portrait and signature of Mr. A. W Chase, the fniumis  receipt book author, are on every  bottle.  spot where the group naosiooo. .oeo,                 .,, ,.,      t     Mother   Katie  pulling .himself   together  he  emerged:          some J th(, others     What course  into   the   moonlight.              ������������������                    do            advise?"  Uovce and ji nacre -were stnl stand- j     ,.i ���������   ������������������  'Let  us go.  Jack,"  she said.  (To be Continued.)  ASluDboro COM  or  how   well    I     love you,    and   admire;   yields more rcadiiy   tO Scott's  .vou!      N'o     woman     in      the      world;   J _ J_  Emulsion of cod-liver oil than  to anything you can take.  When you awake in the  night choked up and coughing hard, take a dose of the  Emulsion, and you will get  immediate relief wlien no  cough medicine will help  you. It has a soothing and  healing effect upon the throat  and bronchial tubes. Most  people know  could have behaved more bravely.;  nobly, than you have done Love  you!" he luughed unsteadily. "Afadge  I thought 1 knew you, but I was!  mistaken; 1 did not know you fully,  till to-night! And don't fear, -Madge!;  Yon shan't bc unhappy! Let them:  by a  word,  a  look,  attempt to     take!  advantage,    and      Hut   they     will;  not do that! Vou don't know my;  mother, Madge. Sho was at her;  worst, to-night. She. is proud���������ah,;  well, .you saw that! Hut she. has a;  tender heart, nnd���������.Madge, don't think';  worse of her than you can help. Soej  here, de.'iresl-., only say the word and;  we'll draw buck even . now! Tf youi  think .you would bc unhappy,, if youi  would rather stay with your���������our���������j  people- " j  "No, no," she snid,  lifting her eyes i  to   his,   "I   have   made   up   my   mind, i  We will go!    They must hear with me  at   first.    I���������r   will   try���������to���������get   them  to  love mc "  ".My brave  darling! Try!  very hard eir  Ah!"  She started  shoulder,   and  iMu'dgo! IVIy beautiful  You won't have t.o try  very  long!   You   vvai|,���������  and   looked   over  won hi   have   torn  her  herself nwny from liim, for Uncle .Like  wim advancing in the moonlight., but  Uoyce held her, and turned to meet,  liim   wllh  n   frown.  Uncle .lake enme up nnrl looked at  them witli n. smile, slinking his heud  after lhc fashion of the heavy father  on the slri';i' wlien he comes upon the  pair of young lovers in the conv'eii-  I (ioiuil  in bur.  ccU's Emulsion  as a great body builder, but  it is equally good to allay inflammation and cure colds  anc! violent coughing.  Sen,! foi Tree .Samplo.  SCOTT ik IIOW NIS, ClicininU, Toronto, Ont.  brushing and then washing and drying the cow's udder just before milking. In dairies where sanitary milk  that docs not sour lor several days  is produced, the cow's udeler is always washed and dried immediately  before she is milked: the -milker then  washes hi.s hands, puts on a white  suit and milks info a covered milk  pail provided vvith only a small  opening  in  the cover  to  milk into.  Careful work of this kind protects  the milk from many impurities and  it increases thc consumer's desire for  more milk when he knows that sucli  precautions are taken against impurities getting into the milk. Many  people undoubtedly would want milk  to drink if they felt a greater confidence in the purity ol tho milk than  they now have. Their knowledge in  a general way of the barn conditions  where many cows are milked is- not  apt to increase their desire for milk.  Some experiments made by Professor Beach in Connecticut showed  that the- amount of dirt found in  milk when covered pails are used  at milking time was about one-third  as much as was found when milking  was done in an op-m pail. The milk  pail cover excluded sixty-three per  cent, and thc strainer used alter  milking- less than forty-soven por  cent, of thc dirt found in the milk  when covers and strainers were not  used. ���������  Bloody milk and that from unhealthy cows ought not to he used at  any time. A case is on record where  the diseased hoof of n cow caused a  loss of about S18 per day at a  cheese factory. The trouble was  located by means of the Wisconsin  curd test ancl when Lhe milk of this  sick cow was kept out the quality of  the cheese made at the factory wns  as good as it had been and the loss  of SIS  per dny wn.s stopped.  Milk ought not to bc used until  about six days after calving and  somo authorities prefer not to use  it for  tliirty  days  before calving.  Persons having any contagious disease ought not to milk or handle  milk for others, and overy milker  oug-lit to carefully wash and - dry  hih hands beforo he begins to milk.  Always milk vvith dry hands. This  is so self-evident that further explanation ought not to be nacossnry.  CAUE OP THE MILK.  Imimudintely after milking strain  the milk through four thicknesses of  cheese cloth or one of flannel. The  straining ought lo be done outside  the stable and not behind the cows.  As soon as strained, cool the milk  quickly.to near 50 degrees V. Sudden cooling helps to preserve thc  milk and gives it a veiy acceptable  flavor under nomihf conditions. Failure to cool at once after milking is  the cause of a'grca. deal of sour  mi lift" .i  \ Never mix 'warm milk with cold  milk, hut cool both before mixing  them. Warm milk will absorb odors  more readily tlm.-i eeil>r~and the  growth nnd development of bacteria  is checked by keeping the milk at a  low   temperature.  .Some sort of .-icr.iiion is vcry  beneficial to either milk or cream. Tt  helps the flavor of these products  and if the aernlor is thoroughly  clean no harm can come from mixing milk with pure nir. The aeration must be dono in a clean place,  free from bad odors and dust as the  spreading of milk over so much surface as Is necessary with mnny aerators subjects it to any contamination which 1)10 surrounding - air may  contain.  Aeration will aid in removing some  feed odors from the milk and it is  an easy menus of chilling it immediately after milking.  There are three methods of aeration now in use to some extent.  First, those which.. spread thc milk  out in thin sheets ns it flows over  ihe surface or divides the milk into  runny fine . streams as it passes  through thcm. .Second, an excellent  aeration is obtained by passing the  milk through a separator. Tho  cream and skim milk are mixed together "s they come from the separator by turning I.he spouts of the  separator so lhat the skim milk and  cream' will (low togother Into one  can. By this process a certain  amount of matter which is in suspension in the milk is also removed and  this together with the dirt in the  milk accumulates in the separator  bowl. Third, a certain amount of  aeration may be obtained by dipping the imilk or stirring it with  a long bundled dipper. This is  soniel lung every milk producer can  niTord to do. The large cans of milk  are commonly set into a tank of  eold water after milking and the  milk is dipped and stirred occasionally until it is thoroughly cold;  A grent many kinds of milk aerators are on the market niwl probably  thn use of any- one of tbem is beneficial to  tho miik.  Aeration" is the only preservation  that is permitted by law to be used  in Wisconsin milk; the chemicals advertised for this purpose are injurious to the consumers' health and the  addition of any of theni tb milk,  cream or butter in Wisconsin is forbidden.  If milk is well aerated and thoroughly cooled, it can be safely hold  in cans tightly covered, but when it  is not aerated tho covers ought not  to be put on the cans tightly until  it is thoroughly cooled. When warm  milk is tigiitly covered it has a  tendency to  develop what  is called  "SArOOTUKUED"   ODOU.  A great variety of odors arc more  or less common to milk. Among  them may be mentioned feed odors,  barn odors, eowe'y odors and kitchen  odors. The feed odors come mostly  from musty eir decayed feci, pasture  weeds, wild onions, turnips, rape,  silage,  etc.  The feeding of sound silage will  not necessarily contaminate tho  flavor of milk. .SuJlleient proof of  this is the fact that silnge is boing  constantly fed to cows that are producing some of thc highest priced  milk iu the country and that which  is much sought for by hospitals because of its purity and its wholesome flavor.  The objection or silage feeding in  the majority of cases comes froni, the  poorly ventilated stables. Milk will  absorb the silage odor if it is present in tho barn, arid for this reason it is necessary to have tho silo  closed except when silage is being  taken from it at feeding time. AU  tho waste silage that, is not eaten  by the cows should bc removed and  not left in the mangers or under the  cows for bedding. When this is allowed the air will be so lillod vvith silaga  odor that it will be absorbed by the  milk nt milking time. No trouble,  however, will" come from silage odor  when the barn is'clean and well ventilated and . tho silage is fed after  milking." .  Turnips and rape may also bc fed  without transmitting their characteristic odor to tho milk if fed alter  milking nnd in not too largo quantities at first.  The objectionable flavors in milk  that come from thc cows eating  musty feed, pasture weeds, garlic ond  wild onions, are not so easily gotten rid of as the silage odor and  such feeds should  be avoided.  The cowey, barn nnd kitchen odors  sometimes so prominent in milk may  bo removed to a certain extent by  aeration, but prevention is preferable to a cure in such cas-es. Keep  thc milk out of these places anel give  it a chance to live by itself whero  it vvill not bo contaminated by unprofitable  neighbors.  When cans of milk arc drawn any  distance to a railroad station or to  a factory they sliould be covered  with a piece of canvas in order to  protect them from dust aind mud as  well as from heat nniPcold.  Tf skim milk is returned in the  cans to the farms such milk should  be emptied out of' the cans so soon  as they reacli tho farm, because' of  the difficulty there is in washing the  sour odor from cans if the skim milk  is allowed to stand in them until it  becomes sour. Washing the milk  cans at the. creamery and returning  them empty to the farmers is an excellent practice. Tt vvill remove  mnny~causos~-of"faiIures'ro-::Tuik(*rbut-r  ter, cheese or croam of first-clnss  quality.  THE EMPRESS OF RUSSIA  FORMERLY PRINCESS AUX OF  HESSE.  Lady Henry Somerset   Writes   Entertainingly About  the  Csarina.  JMany happy girls in England and  America silently envied the woman  who was the centr-.������ yf admiration  and adulation in the .sunny May of  18PG, when 1'rinress Alix of Hesso  wa.s crowned impress of Itussia.  Thore has always been a deep interest in this country in the young  Czarina, lirst, because her mother,  l'rince.ss Alice, was, among all tho  Queen's daughters, held in the highest esteem; and because there wus a  romantic iransiion from the . frugal  surroundings of her early life to the  subsequent magnificent of the perilous  throne which she ascended.  The Cxarinn has always been attached to England. She was brought  up Iiy an English governess and  nurse, and she early imbibed English  views  and  customs.  When hcr lirst child wns born sho  insistod on. fulfilling, the duties of a  nurse, and, although this vvas opposed to tho Uussian royal etiquotte,  she carried hor point. Catherine tho  Great of Kussia tells us in her memoirs, with no little bitterness, how  her baby was taken awny from h'or  a lew hours after its birth, and she  was not allowed to see it again for  months, hut. whilo in her own caso  she censured the custom, she followed  it by taking her son's wife's baby  away, and at once gave it a separate establishment. Early in hor  married life the Czarina showed her  determination to put a stop to  smoking among her ladies. Russian  women nearly all smoke, but tho  Czarina hinted at reform by requesting that no lndy should approach  her with the hoir, breath or clothing  tainted  by smoke.  THE KING'S MESSENGERS.  New   Arrangements for Travelling  to European Capitals.  The wearers of the Silver Greyhound���������the King's messengers, tho  mysterious aiul important persons  who flit from London ' to the capitals of the world .with despatches���������  have hud their journoys revised, says  the London Daily Express.  To whatever capital of the continent they were sent their journey  used  to bc by wuy of Paris.  Now Paris is*.abolished from their  list, despatches for tho French metropolis .;.; will travel liko ordinary  parcels to Dover, whore they vvill be  met by an a (Tidal from thc British  Embassy at Paris and taken on.  Instead of tho Paris route, the  Oreat Eastern Hailvyay has been  chosen by on ollicial from the  Britis-h  Empire.  On the Tuesday of each week a  messenger travels by T-farwich' and  the Hook of Holland���������one week to  Constantinople, and the next week  to'St.  Petersburg.  On the northern route only Berlin  and St. Petersburg receive personal  calls from the messenger: ho is met  nt Brussels by Legation officials,  who relieve him of his charge for  that city:  On the alternative route the messenger visits Berlin, Viena, Belgrade,  Sofia and Constantinople personally  and drops his despatches on liis way  for The Hague,' Darmstadt, Munion  and Bucharest.  Some  power*  pain is    the    price, of  any  THE  I'MUST INFLUENCE  which 'dominated her was that of  Father John, of Kronstadt, and with  his help and guidance she placed herself at the head of many of the charitable , bodies in-the empire, and it  was pathetic to know thnt she sent  for" all thc best known works on tho  English poor laws, in order to study  how some betterment among tho  people could bc arrived at. Hut in  considering her tnsk wo have to remember that the condition of Uussia  nt this moment resembles that of  England before, tho Magna Chnrtu,  and the best-inlentioned jjr.d wisest  woman in J.he world would 'probably  fail to work any appreciable change.  On the one hand stunds the official  of the government, the army, the  church, the law, and the propertied  classes, all united to maintain the  yoke upon the shoulders ul the masses, a buroai'icnfcy corrupt .and oppressive; on the oilier hand, n people  ignorant and downtrodden. wij.h a  history which must appal all who  contemplate it, for wc have not far  to look back to find a hideous record of persecution, both of the Jews  and of the Stundists���������a million Protestant peasants, of a typu resombl-  ing the Puritans of the seventh century���������and all other religious 'denominations differing from the Orthodox  Greek Church are oppresse I,* gagged  and   betrayed.  ��������� Added J-o tho deep shadows thrown  by oppression and famine over the  vast empire there was the prolonged  disappointment when the looked-for  son was not vouchsafed. For len  years he had prayed unceasingly for  an heir to thc Uussian throne. A  crop of superstitions had grown  round the fact that the prayer remained unanswered. The ominous  circumstance of thc disaster which  happened nt the Czar's coronation  was looked upon as an evir prophecy  as to the approaching end of the dynasty. The Czarina was unpopular,  and was unable to take hcr right  place at the head of Uussian society.  But in August Inst the child so eagerly awaited was born, and men  paused in their daily toil to listen  to the  ltflAEOF'THE   CANNONS,.  ! and  counted  the shots  a.s  they     announced, from the    fortress    of     St.  Peter and Ht. Paul, that- Uussia welcomed an heir.  Thon the great bells from the dome.  _of__St._Isaac!s_rnng__a.._jul>ila.n_t_ _peal,   nn'd as by magic flags appeared In  every street. Decorations, were hurriedly fixed lo the public buildings,  and tho people poured out in hundreds to rejoice. Thc Czar received  nn ovation when he appeared in  public, and flowers were strewn before him, anil shouts of joy wero  raised. The churches were tilled vvith  thankful worshippers, and the pathetic devotion of the country to its  ruler was never more manifest, But  with a change in her destiny there  came also a change in the Empress's  outlook. I have been told on good  authority that since the birth of tiro  boy the Empress hus become moro  Uussian than the - Russians. When  her sister wished her good luck on  the birth of the heir, she said, "He  will bc a Russian and a HomanorT,"  and if appeared as though the fact  that she had become the mothei" of  the heir to the Russian throne outweighed the liberal sentiments which  had hitherto characterized her.  It has been truly said :thp.t. there is  ono woman living who can perhaps  'sympathize''.'with' the 'Czarina at this  moment more than aiiy *o������hcr in tho  world, the woman who stood at tho  windows of the Tuilleries, and ivat-'  ched the wild mob surging toward  the palaco on the last day of the' empire. Napoleon had been ruined and  defeated, the storm had burst, and  the mob surged round the palaco  where Eugenie stood alone. And  then, as the Communists poured into  tho great cou. \yard, she fled by a.  back door, nt>v������- to return. Her heart  must turn in sympathy 10 the i.7.0-  man who stands now on the perilous  brink of this great ocean of revolution.  Wjggg���������"Deacon Buncomb is fond  of doing good deeds on the sly "  Waggs���������"Yes; but he's terribly rut  up if other people doi/'t rind ( K*  about it."  ^-USa^feaicfe^^^  4 iir-.v-i-r ;,''(!��������� v HWWffwttipn li^  k������:.*.:.<*.:~:~:.*<.<.<.<..>*<~>**<"><������  $  HEALTH  SOME DONT'S FOR WOMEN.  There is no woman who does not,  secretly or avowedly, desire to bc  beautiful, to preserve what good  looks she may possess and, if possible, to enhance her charms by  such adventitious aids as may conduce to the desired end. Yet, singularly enough, not one woman in ten  goes to work the right way- nbout it.  Pretty new clothes, cosmetics and  the like, nre but too frequently relied upon to do the work.  IA few simple rule's aro laid down,  which every woman would do well  to lay to heart. They arc culled  beauty's seven nurses.  Don't forget that the nurses of a  woman's beauty are soven���������fresh air,  sunshine, warmth, rest, sleep, food,  and whatever stirs lhe hlood. be it  exercise or enthusiasm.  Don't neglect sleep. You can sleep  yourself into good looks. A long  nap and a hot bafli will make any  woman moro attractive, and lift  years from her shoulders.  Don't eat when tired, and don't  work when tired. It is a mistake,to  work when not in fit condition���������bad  for the work and worse for you.  Don't miss your 'beauty sleep.'    It  is a mistake to go  to  bed late     at  night, rise at daybreak, and imagine  that every hour taken from sleep   is  ��������� an hour gained.  Don't give unnecessary time to a  certain established routine of housework, when it could be much more  profitably spent in rest and recreation. ' '<"  Don't sit down to table as soon  as you come in frorni work, or ��������� a  round of social duties. Lie down,  or sit down, for ten'minutes, waiting  until you can partake of your dinner  with the physical machinery rested  and  refreshed.  'Don't Uathe in hard water. Soften  it with a little powdered borax, or  a handful  of oatmeal.  -Don't bathe the face, wliile it is  very warm or very cold.  Don't wash the face whilo travelling, unless it is with a littlo alcohol nnd water, or a little cold cream.  Don't attempt to 'remove dust with-  cold water. Give the face a hot  bath with soap and then rinse thoroughly with clear tepid or cold  water.  Don't rub thc face with too coarse  a towel. Treat it as you vvould tho  finest porcelain. tenderly and delicately.  . Don't be afraid of sunshine and  fresh ab". They offer xoxT bloom and  color.  Don't forget that hearty laughter  is a source of relaxation. So are  al! high thoughts, as'those of hope,  beauty, trust and love.  " Don't forget that beauty is a power. Thero is nothing more potent.  It is to a woman what capital is to  a merchant. Its absence is a misfortune: its culture wise and proper.  HEALTHY  LUNGS.  Depend Upon Rich, Red Blood���������  Poor Blood Means Weak Lungs  and Fatal Consumption.  P Every drop of blood in the body  must go through th'o lungs. That is  why the lungs are helped, and healed  and strengthened with the great  blood-builder, Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. They fill the veins with pure,  rich red blood that gives health and  vigor to weak lungs. That is the  way Dr. Williams' l'ink Pills brace  the lungs to throw ofl* bronchitis and  heavy colds. That is the way Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills build up the  ���������lungs after an attack of la grippe  or pneumonia. Thnt is tlie way Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills nave saved hundreds in Canada from consumptives'  graves. No other medicine docs this  work so speedily and so well. Mrs.  Jane A. Kennedy, Douglastown,  Quo., says:���������"My sister, a young and  delicate girl, took a severe cold  when about seventeen years old. Nothing we did for her seemed to do  any good, and wo feared she was  going: into consumption. Often after  a bad night I would get up early to  sen if she had spit blood during the  night. A friend strongly urged me  to givo her Dr. Williams', Pink Pills,  and within a month from the time  she had begun their use, she had almost recovered her ht-alth. -Under  the continued use of the Pills she  is now well and strong."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills not only  make weak lungs strong, but they  cure all troubles arising from a  poor or deficient blood supply, such  as anaemia, indigestion, rheumatism,  neuralgia, general weakness, St.  Vitus dance, headaches and backaches, kidney troubles, palpitation  of thc heart, anel the special secret  ailments of young'girls and women.  Insist upon the genuine with the full  name '"Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for  Pale People" on the wrapper around  each box. Sold by medicine dealers ' everywhere, or by mail at 50  cents a box, or six boxes for $2.50,  by writing The Dr. Williams Medicino  Co.. Brockville, Ont.  ._: 1   "Good-morning, Lucy elcar!" said  the gushing Miss Welworn. "How  strange I should meet you���������and on  my birthday, too!" "Is it really  your     birthday,     dear?"    said     her  SENTENCE  SERMONS.  A joy unshared is always short  lived-  Making a life is greater than making a  living.  Peace on earth waits for the peace  from heaven.  There will be good will in all when  God's vvill is over all.  You cannot touch men ns long as  you tliink of them as masses.  The man who suspects everybody  is surely a suspicious character.  Running in old ruts may be niore  risky than blazing new trails.  Thc man who sows nothing always  reaps something a gooel deal worse.  You can't expect a nickle's worth  of religion to last you  over Monday.  Tho flowers on the streets of heaven are tho transplanted sorrows of  earth.  THE POSTMASTER  TELLS HIS SECRET  HIS  HEALTH MAINLY  DUE  TO  THE    USE OF   DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS.  Postmaster Lee Looks Ten Years  Younger Than His Seventy-Six  Years and He Gives the Credit  to the Great Canadian Kidney  Remedy.  Tabucintac,   Cumberland   Co., N.B.,  | March      13���������(Special).-���������Horatio     J.  Results from common soaps:  eczema, coarse, liands, ragged  clothes,   shrunken    flannels.  It is easy to preach on the benefits Le0p  j)ostmaster here,  is now  in his  of walking when you are in the band  wagon.  They who really pray for the poor  find themselves saying Amen at their  door.  There's something wrong about a  man's piety when it provokes others  to profanity.  The     Refreshing     Fragrance  OF A HOT CUP OF STEAHINQ  REDUCES  EXPENSE  ...*t rn-j tit.* Gclnzriv no*  A  PARTS   'PHONE  WTUNTCLE.  The French telephone service has  just accorded to the public one of  thoso little amenities of civilization  whic-h mig-ht, with obvious advantage, be extended throughout the  world. In evory public oflice there  will henceforth be hung a whito  linon handkerchief, treated with a  chemical solution, with which every  person can cleanse nnd disinfect the  plate or tube before using it. These  handkerchiefs aro renewed daily.  Is the comfort of all women who have tried It.  TIRED NERVES ���������r.'i^0,������,������d;������,?.n- INVIGORATED  The Flavor Is Most Delicious.  ONLY ONE BEST TEA-BLUE RIBBON'S IT  seventy-sixth year, but so bright and  healthy does he look and so energetic is lie in his movements that he  would easily pass for ten years  younger.  "How do I keep young looking,"  the postmaster says. "Well I at-  When a man thinks he has a cinch' tribute it largely to my good health  on sin he is apt to find that the hai- and "V health is mainly duo to thc  ter is on him. I use of .Dodd's Kidney Pills.  You never know how much religion '/I "first learned the value of this  you have until some one: 1>ea'ds oniK'dney Remedy some years ago. I  your best corn. I was then suffering from Kidney IDis-  Our biggest, blackest trouhles are ease. My feet and logs swelled and illay loth, .-1905, settlers one-way  often only the locomotive drawing I had to rise eight cr ten times in [fcccond-class tickets at very low  our richest treasure train. (the niglit    because of urinary trou-j rates    from.   Chicago   to  points     in  It will take a lot of nerve for some blcs. Six boxes of Dodd's Kidney  Christians to stand up and look over Pills restored my health at that time  their lives "at last and hear the judge and I have used them at intervals  say:   "Well   done,  good    and faithful  since.  "To anyone afflicted  with'   Kidney  Troublo I say  'Dodd's  Kidney    Pills  are  all  right.'     Try them and    you  will-be sura to find a benefit."'   +   SETTLERS LOW RATES WEST.  Via the Chicago and North Western  Ey.  every    day   from. March  1st   to  servant!'  THE OPEN-AIR TREATMENT.  The    advantages    of    the open-air  charming friend. "Why, how old arc  you now?" "Twenty-five, dear."  Lucy drew on her slock of recollections for a moment. "Isn't it wonderful how slowly time passes?" she  said.  MOTHER'S ADVICE.  HEALTH  HUNTS.  Toothache is often relieved by,rinsing the tooth' and gums with warm  strong salt and water.  Swollen face as the result of ' a  cold or decayed tooth, should 'be  fermented with hot water, or milk-,  and milk-and-water.  Tale People should not always resort to Iron preparations as n. remedy. The system needs to be prepared before thnt drug can be absorbed.  Colic is a painful spasmodic contraction of the muscles of the stomach. Hot fomentations. freely  sprinkled with laudanum, give e'reat  relief.  This cures hysteria.���������To remove  the tendency of hysteria, plenty of  active exercise- should be taken. Rise  early, take regular meals, have  nourishing food, variety of scene,  and cheerful  company.  That sinking .sensation is due to  tho effects of indigestion, grief, or  nervous depression from some cause  or other acting upon the large, -sympathetic nerves. Stimulants should  ���������bo_avoided7~and~-grcnt���������care" exercised  ns to diet.  When baby screams it is invariably an indication that thc child is  suffering from pain in some particular organ of the body. It ls generally traceable to some digestive disturbance, and is tho effect of dyspepsia.  Slight colds, common at this season of the year, should be promptly  dealt with, in order to avoid more  serious trouble. Put thc feet iu hot  water, take ten era ins of Dover's  powder, a large cupful of hot gruel,  and go straight to bed. If these  measures are insufficient, remain in  bod next day, and tako fifteen to  twenty drops of spirit of camphor on  a lump of sugar every four hours.  Mothers should know that convulsions iu children are usually the result of brain irritation, caused by  teething, by indigestible food, or by  fright, anger, ��������� and grief. The child  should bo immersed in a warm bath  up to its neck, and kept there for a  quarter of an hour, with cold "cloths  npplTcd to its head, then wrapped in  a wauiiied blanket and put to bed. A  teaspoonful of enstor-oil should" bo  given as soon as the child can swallow.  "I would , advise mothers to stop  dosing their littlo ones with nauseous castor oil and soothing stuffs,,  and use only Dnby's Own Tablets."  This is tho advice of Mrs. Joseph  E. -Harley, of Worthington,*'Ont.,  who has proved tlie Tablets, the best  medicine in the woi Id for the troubles that afflict young children. Mrs.  Harley adds:���������"My Pttle one had  no other medicine but the Tablets  since sho was two months -old, and  they havo kept her the picture of  good health." These Tablets are  good for children of every age, and  speedily cure all stonnach anil bowel  troubles, break up colds, prevent  croup, expel worms and allay the  irritation of teething. And you  have a solemn guarantee that there  i.s not a particle of opiate or harmful drug in this medicine. Sold by  all dealers or sent by mail at 125  cents a box by writing The Ur. Williams  Medicine  Co.,  Dro.ckville,  Ont.  treatment for consumptives may be  thus 'briefly summarised: The patient  exposed continuously to fresh air  gains in appetite, assimilates his  food better, sleeps more soundly and  awakens more refreshed, writes Dr.  H. W. G. Mackenzie. Free exposure  to air is the best antipyretic. Sweating at night, formerly so common a  symptom, usually ceases. Colds are  practically unknown among patients  leading an open-air life. Secondary  infection, on account of the comparative freedom of the air froni nm'cro-  organisms, is much loss likely to occur. Tolerance of outsido air is very  quickly established, and no one who  has tried the open-air life will willingly go back to the former conditions of stuffiness. I havo never  seen any. one n������ade worse by-exposure  to fresh air. Evoa during a thick  London fog patients get on better  lying in bed on a balcony or in  rooms with windows wide open and  a good fire burning than when attempts are made to .shut out the fog  by keeping the windows shut.  '"BROWSING"  ON BANK-NOTES.  BEAUTIFUL BELINDA'S BEAU.  Belinda Brook's bashful beau, Bil-  I ly Batcman, brought Belinda bright  I blossoms, beautifully blended. Be-  ! linda blushed bevvitchingly behind  I Billy's bouquet. Billy being beloved  I by Belinda, but being backward, Be-  I linda's burly bachelor brother . Bob  '������������������ bantered Billy.  Billy becoming bolder, Bob blissfully beheld Belinda's betrothal, bestowing  benign  brotherly  blessings.  Blazing bonfires beautified Belinda's  bridal. But betimes bitter blow be-  fel Belinda. Believing burglars below, Belinda bade Billy beware; but  Billy blundered. Burglars, brandishing bludgeons, brutally belabored  Billy. Belinda beheld Billy's bruised,  bleeding body. Belinda, bewidowed,  bewailed beloved Billy's burial.   ���������   CAREFUL MOTHERS.  The little troubles that afflict children come without warning, and tho  careful mother, should keep at hand a  medicine to relieve and cure the ailments of childhood. There is no  medicine 'does this so speedily and  thoroughly as Baby's. Own Tablets,  and the mother knows this  medicine  to  iUtah, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, also to  Victoria, Vancouver, New AVestmin-  Eter, Rossland and other points in  jtllo Kootenay District. Correspondingly low rates from all points in  Canada. Write for full particulars  end folders to B. H. Bennett, General Agent, 2 King St. East, Toronto,  Ont.  ol  It  LENGTH   OF    EUROPEAN LIVES.  Of European nations the Norwegians and Swedish are thc longest  lived, tho Spaniards tlio shortest. According to a foreign statistical return recently issued, the average  duration of life Is as follows:Swedun  and Norway, fifty years; England,  forty-five yours und three months;  Bclg"ium, forty-four yours nn'd eleven  months; Switzerland, forty-four ,yoarn  and four months; France, forty-thron  yours and six months; Austria, thir-  -ty-nino years and eight 'months;  Prussia and Italy, tliirty-nino years;  Davnria. thirty-six years; un'rt Spain,  .tuji'ty-two yours and lour months.  THE CZAR IN PROVERB.  His Luck, -   His   Power   and     Eia  Limitations.  In a recent number of The Paris  Figaro wero found collated some  characteristic Russian proverbs that  regard the Czar and his position, and  find much current application:  "When the Czar spits into a dish,  it breaks into pieces for very pride."  "The crown-does not protect    the  Czar from headache."  "Even  tho lungs  of  the  Czar cannot blow out tho sun."  ���������"The���������Czar's���������back,-- too,���������worild  bleed  if  it   were     gashed With     the  knout."  "The Czar even covered with boils  is declared to  be in good health."  "When the Czar rides behind a tired  horso every step is charged as a  league."  "The   Czar    may  be a cousin  God, but His brother he is not.'  "Tho  Czar's  arm is  long,  but  cannot reach to heaven."  "Neither can tho Czar's vinegar  make anything sweet."  "The hand of tho Czar, too, Has  only fivo lingers."  "The voice of the Czar has an  echo even when there are no mountains  in  the vicinity."  "The troika (team of three horses  abreast) of the Czar leave a deep  trace behind it."  "It is no more difficult for Death  to carry a fat Czar than to carry a  lean  beggar."  "The tear in the eye of the Czar  costs his country many, many a  handkerchief."  "When_ the Czar writes verses���������woe  be to  tlie poet! ".*...  "When the Czar plays, his ministers have only one eye and the-countrymen  ure   blind."  "What the Czar cannot accomplish  time can do."  "Even the Czar's cow cannot bring  anything else into the world but a  calf."  "Whon the Czar has the smallpox  his  country  bears  the  scars."  ���������Probably one of the  oddest claims  ever made on a bank is recorded as . is safe, because it is guaranteed  having beon mado against tho Na- contain 'no ^opiate or poisonous  tional Bank of Belgium. An old soothing stuff. These Tablets cure  peasant woman had laid on the Colic, indigestion,1 constipation, di-  grass a jacket containing bank-notes' arrhoea, simple fever, anel teething  of small denomination for $240 in troubles. They break up colds, pre-  the. pocket, and while she was at vent croup, and bring natural sleep,  work her pet- nanny-goat had got at Mrs. Mary-Fair, Escott, Ont., says:  the notes, -which it-had eaten. The,"I have used Baby's Own Tablets  animal was killed, and the chewed vvith the very best results, and would  paper recovered from the stomach' not be without them in the house."  was submitted in support of a claim' Sold by all medicine dealers or sent  for compensation, which the bank by mail at 25 cents a box by writ-  paid   after     verifying  the   facts     by   ing Tho Dr.   Williams'  Medicine  Co.,  Dr. Pillsbury���������"I don't like that  cough of yours." ��������� Mr. Kidder���������"I'm  sorry, doctor; but it's tho best one  I've  got!"  Nervousness, Dyspepsia. Indigestion  and kindred ailments, take wings before the healing; qualities of South  American Nervine. Thomas Hoskins,  of Durham, Ont., took his iiroachor's  advice, followed directions and was  cured permanently of the worst form  of Nervous Prostration and Dyspepsia.  Iio has recommended it to others with  gratifying results. It's a great nerve  builder.���������12  Happiness is the harvest of helpfulness.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Worry  wrinkles.  never   niade    anything���������but  Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfect-  ant Soap Powder" is a boon to any  home. It-disinfects anij cleans at  the same time.  Mrs. De Bride���������"George, do you  really think that distance lends enchantment?" Mr. De . Brielc���������"Look  here, Minnie, I thought we agreed  no* to speak of your mother again?"  SHIRT  Made big enough for a big  man to work in with comfort  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada. Made on the  H.B.K. scale it requires 39]^  to 42 yards per dozen, whereas  common shirts have only 32  to 33 yards.  Dinner Sets Free  FOR CASH TRADE-  BENEFITS THE MERCHANTS  BENEFITS   THE   CUSTOMER  A Merchant In your oeigbborhood ia  uowiog hi* appreciation of cuh trade by  -iTinj    absolutely   free,    these   DINNER  If yon do not know thii Merchant, write  oi ana we will not only tell you who h������ is,  but forward you a handsome souvenir JfcvKUE  Thi British Canadian Crockery Oo., Ltd.  TORONTO, CANADA.  GRAND TRUNIN  RAILWfcV  SYSTEM  chemical analysis  and  other  inquiry.  THE TRICKS.  Coffee Plays on Some.  It hardly pays to laugh before you  are certain of facts, for it is same-  times humiliating; to think of afterwards.  a  much tho doctor told mc to quit,  and I did, but after my marriage  my husband begged me t.o drink it  again, as ho did not think it was  the colYce caueod the troubles.  So I commenced    it    again   and  Brockville,  Ont.  GIVING HIS NAME.  At an auction recently, when an  article was knocked down to the  highest bidder, the clerk called out,  "What name, pleased" And a small  man with a small voice answered,  "It's me."  I "I know, it's you, but will you  When T was a young girl I was ' oblige mie with your namo?" said the  lover  of; co.Tce,   but,  was  sick     so   clerk.  The same answer came back in the  same apologizing  tones,   "It's  me."  - Getting angry, the young man with  the  book  shouted,   "Supposing    you  are a foundling, surely ln a Christi-  _          an    country    th'ey    called you some-  continued     about six"' months    until j thing*-Street, Brown,  Jones,  Eobin-  my   stomach   commenced   acting   bad   sont���������we can't wait���������hurry up!"  MESSRS.  C.  C" 1UCHARDS &..CO.  Gentlemen,���������Theodore Dorais, a  customer of mine, was completely  cured of rheumatism after five years  of suffering, by the judicious use of  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  The above facts can be verified by  writing to him, to the Parish Priest  or any of his neighbors.  A.  COTE, Merchant.  St.   Isa'dore,  Que.,  12th  May,   '98.  S  "The edge on a razor,'/ said the  gurrylous barber, "improves by laying it awny for a time." "That being the case, "rejoined tiio victim in  the chair. "I'd advise you to lay  the one you Mi using away for about  two thousand years!"  "Are you fowl of that moustache  you aro wearing?" ' "Well, I didn't  like it very well at first; but it's the  sort of Living Uiut grows ou one, you  knowI"  my  and- choking-as    if" I_h'iVd~swalldwed  something the size of an egg.      One  doctor    said    it  was neuralgia and  indigestion.  "One day I took a drive with my  husband three miles in the country,  and I drank a cup of coffee for dinner. I thought sure I would die  before I got back to town to a doctor. I was drawn double in the buggy, and when my husband hitched  the horse to got ine out into the  doctor's ofllce, misery came up in  my throat and snnmod to shut my  breath oif entirely, then left all in a  flash and went to my heart. The  doctor pronounced it nervous heart  trouble, and when T got homo I was  so Weak I could not sit up.  "My husband brought my supper  to my bedside, with a nice cup of  hot coffee, but I said: 'Take that  bock, dear, I will never drink another cup of coffee if you gave me  everything you are worth, for it is  just killing me.' He and the others  laughed at me and aaid:  ������������������'The idea of coffee killing anybody.'  " 'Well." I said, 'it is nothing else  but coffee  that  is  doing it.'  "In the grocery one day my husband was persuaded to buy a box of  Postum, which he brought home, and  I made it for dinner, and we both,  thought how good it was, but said  nothing to the hired men and they  thought they had drank coffee until  we laughed and told them. Well we  kept on with Postum and it was not  long before the color came back to  my cheeks, and T got stout and felt  as good as I ever did in my life. I  have no more stomach trouble, and I  know I owe it all to Postum in  place of coffee.  "My litis!)! no has gained good  health on Postum, as well as baby  and T, ami we all think nothing Is  too good to say about it." Name  given by Postum Co., Battle Creek,  Midi.  StiIl-the"weak~Voice~ropli������l. "It's  mc." '���������;���������-.  At last tho auctioneer remonstrated: "Are you deaf or mad, my good  man? If you can't givo us your  name the article you bought must  be put up again."  "Hard luck," was tho meek reply,  "just becauso my father wasn't called Jones I must lqso a table. I'll  spell my name; maybe it Is a bit  misleading and  personal���������Mce.  Mo."  And tho laugh was turned against  tho smart auctioneer and his impatient clerk.    ,-������������������ T  .���������������������������+.    .        ..-���������-.. - -  WISHED HE WAS TH33RI3.  He had just eaten hor home-made  bread for the first time, and was  pensive.  "Darling," asked tho bride, with a  joyous smilo, "of what were you  thinking?"  "I was thinking," ho said.slowly,  "of Sammoa."  "It must bo a beautiful place,  said,  "but why Samoa?"  There was a far-away look in  eyes as he murmured:  "Bread grows on trees there."  Highee���������"Do you consider it more  blessed to givo than to receive?"  Wyldi���������"It depends on what you  get!"  yon ovLon. sixty yeatis.  Mrs. Winslow'B Soothing Syrup has  been usod by millions of mothers for  their children whilo teething. It soothes  the child, softens the gums, allays pain,  cures windcolic, regulates the stomach  anc) bowels, nnd is tha best remedy for'  Diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle.  Sold by druggists throughout the  World. iio sura and ask for "Mrs.  Winslow'B .Soothing Syrup." 21!���������04  That's the reason why the  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never  chafes the armpits, is never  tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full  and comfortable and wears  well.  Each shirt bears a tiny book  that tells the whole history  of the "Big" Shirt, and  also contains a notarial  declaration that the H.B.K.  "Big" Shirt contains 39^  to 42 yards of material per  dozen.  Sold at all dealers but only-  with-this brand:��������� ,.  ONE-WAY  EXCURSIONS  ���������TO���������  Billing-s, Mont., Colerado  Spring's, Denver, Helena,  Butte, Mont., Ogden, Salt  lake City, Utah, Nelson,  Rossland, B. C, Spokane,  Wash., Portland, Ore., Seattle, Wash., Vancouver,  B.   C,   San  Francisco, Cal.  Rates $34.25 to $44,00  Tickets on  sale March  1st to  May 15th'.  ALL   GRAND   TRUNK TICKET  AGENTS.  m&Ki  OIL  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal        AVinnipeg       Dawson  she  . his  INSTEAD  OF   SOAP.  Housewives in Florida .scrub th'eir  floors with oranges. Tn almost any  town in the orange-growing districts  womon may he seen using the fruit  exactly ns we use sonp. Thoy cut  the oranges ' in halves, and rub the  flat, exposed pulp on tho floor. Tho  acid in the oranges docs the cleansing, and docs it well, for the boards  are as white as snow after the application.  Snacks���������"Did your wife's mother  treat you with silent scorn?" Jacks���������  "No such luck���������sho just treated mo  with scorn."-  Kidney Duty. ��������� It is thc particular  function of . tho kidneys to'filter out  poisons wliich pass through tliom into  the blood. Whan tho kidnoys are diseased tliey cannot do their wholo duty,  and should havo tha help and strongth  that South American Kidney Cure will  afford in any and all forms of IcMnoy  disorder,   lt relieves in  (3 hours.���������IA  TOBACCO BLINDNESS.  Dr. McNab, of the Manchester  Royal Eye Hospital, has discovered  hitherto undreamt-of perils in tho  hvmble pipe. Giving evidence in a  compensation case at thn local  county court, ho snid ho considcrod  tho defective vision of a plaintiff'was  caused, not by a blow from a brick,  but by "tobacco blindness." Ho said  that ono and a lialf ounces of tobacco a week- were quite sufliciont to  impair the eyesight, niul ho nad  known a case whore a man of middle age was a sufferer from tho effects of half an ounce a week.  "Let me soc, a cynic is a man who  is tired of the world, is he not?"  the young student of language asked.  "No, no my child," replied the knowing tutor. "A cynic is a man of  whom   the world is tired!"  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  F0R Lamp Oil Economy  Sarnia  use Prime  White  No real need to buvthe more expensive  oils if GOOD BURNER U used  and KEPT CLEAN.  If you want a BIG LIGHT���������three or  FOUR GAS JET.S IN ONE���������  Queen  Citv  TRY A   Xsi BEAUTIFUL  -.OH LICHT  Lamp  The Choicest Oil Made is  PRATT'S    ASTRAL  For Sale  by Dealers.  rHE Queen City Oil Co., SSEK  Dyeing!   Gleaning!  roi Um f wt Mml i������i watt %. tt*  "IftrmH AMERICAN DTIltlO M."  IMhn|MtUrwlm,������u>14kMl.  MMtrMljToropto, Ottawa, Q������*fca*  Only a woman is capable of arriving- at a conclusion without using  either reason  or judgment.  ���������He -who-- docs���������not-give-does-  Hve.  not  Thote Worrying Pifos 1 ��������� One application of Dr. Agnew's Ointment will  givo you comfort. Applied every night  for threo to six nights and a cure is  effected in tho most stubborn cases of  Wind, IJIccding, or itching Piles. Dr.  AgnowV Ointment cures Kczemn and all  itching and hunting skin diseases. it  acts liko mngic.    115 cents���������10  Ireland's bogs contain the equivalent of .-5,000,000,000 tons of conl,  according to the estimate of Sir  Kichard Sanhel.  Minard's LiniM for siies. 'evsry arhere  No woman needs the ballot to enforce ber rights; she can do it with  tears und a handkerchief.  Piles  Dolly���������"When I refused Jack, he  vowed thut he would do something  desperate." Molly���������"Nonsense! Ho  proposed to me last night!" Dolly���������  "Goodness! I had no iii-ou hc meant  ivhat be said!"  i:jyA--iUAAiAA^^^l  mmtm  To provo to yoa That "pa  C'hific's Ointmentisaccrt-aiu  and absolute curo for cscr  and every form of itchlnc  blccdingnnd protnidimr piles,  ho manufacturers have iruarrntecd it. Scctes*  imonlaln In tlio dally press and ask yourneUh*  lore what they th ink o' i I. 1 on can uso it and  ret vour money bock if not cured. 60c a box. al  .11 dealers or Kdma.nso.v.Hates lc Co-Toronto  Or. Ohase's Ointment  -Dr.Agnew's Cureforthe Heart.  acts directly and quickly, stimulates tha  heart's action, stops most acute pain,  dispels all signs of weakness, fluttering,  sinking, smothering. or palpitation.  This-wonderful~cunr is "the~������tur~dy ship-  which carries the hcart*sick patient into  thc haven of radiant and perfect health.  Gives relief fn most acute forms of  heart   disease  in  30   minutes.���������11  "Look at Mabel Cashw's diamonds ���������  mother!     I    wonder    however     sho  manages  to  afford    such  jewellery!" ���������  "iiy dear,  haven't  you  heard     that  glass has just gone down in price?"  Minard's Liniment Relieve} Neuralgia  Don't expect your friends to bo  stuck on your jokes if thoy are pointless.  Skin Diseases relieved In a few minutes  bv Agnew's Ointment. Pr. Agnew's  Ointment relieves instantly, and cures  Tetter, Salt Khenm, Scald Head, Eczema, Clcers, Blotches, and all Eruptions  of tho Skin It is soothing and quieting and acts like magic in all liaby  Ilumors, Irritation -of the Scalp or.  Rashes during teething time. 35 cents  a   box.���������7  GEIU.ANY'S NEW EMPIRE.  It is twenty years since Germany  began to build up a colonial empire,  ���������and the net result is that, after  spending nearly $100,000,000, sho  has acquired moro than a million  square miles of territory, with a  Kparsely scattered German population of between five and six thousand souls���������men,1 women, aud children. Of the adult male population  a third aro officials or soldiers.  "When Bruglcy starts talking to  me it always makes me thirsty."  "You mean because he's so dry?"  "Well, no; I think it's /because so  many of tho statements hc makes  have to bo taken with a grain of  salt."  "I manage to keep my paying-  , guests longer than you do, at any  rate!" naid the firs* landlady. "Oh.  I don't know," replied the other.  "You keep them so thin that they  look longer than they really are!"  r  The harder you cough, the worse  the cough gets.  iSMloIVs  Cure EneicLuns  ion  is guaranteed to cure. If lt  doesn't benefit you, the druggist  will give you your money back.  Prices: S. C. Wells & Co. 802  25s. 50c. $1    LeRoy, N. V��������� Toronto. Can.  ISSUE NO.  10���������05 it*  \ Appreciation  Madame Griselda, thc famous European  Soprano, who so thoroughly delighted thc  musical public of thc City at hcr concert in  tlie Opera Mouse, lias given the following  unsolicited testimonial of thc "Nordheimer"  Revelstoke, B. C, April 1Cth, 1905.  MR. LEWIS:  Deal* Sir,-I want  -io  take  this  opportunity  cf  expressing:   my  appreciation   of  ti-ss   "Nordheimer"  Piano, which I used for my Concert this evening end  which in every way gave me entire satisfaction.  Yours very truly,  A. FREED-GR1SELDA.  A beautiful selection of these high grade  Pianos in stock at prices ancl terms that are  easy for any honest person to avail themselves of.  Revelstoke Insurance   Agency  LIMITED  LOANS REAL ESTATE INSURANCE  ;���������  e  e  e  a  ���������  o  0  O  a  ���������  e  CANADIAN ENGLISH.  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published   every  Thursday.     Subscription  52  per year.   Advertising rates 011 application.  Change-- of atlve-rtwoinents must be  in befur  noon on Wednesday to in-ure insertion.  Job Printing in all it������ branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Tni.n3D._Y, Apis 1 l 27, 1903.  WHAT OF  B. C.  So far no voice has been raised in  the House of Commons in advocacy of  British Columbia's rights. The "Better Terras" vouched for by Scn.ator  Templein.in .and Mr. Tweedie, onvoy  extraordinary representing. Sir AVilfrid Liiuiier. have proved 11 mythical  creation. The -"duty on rough lumber" coming iuto this province from  the "United States and slaughtering  the products of. our own forests���������has  been forgotten���������while Mv. Gsillihur  devotes himself to putting a bill  through parliament depriving lhe city  'of Ottawa of its rights of protecting the  poorer classes from usurous charges  for electric lighting. Meanwhile the  energies of the Government majority  are being concentrated upon a scheme  to deprive .two new Provinces of the  rights vouchsafed them under tlie  Eritish North America Act ! Verily,  those who believe in a '���������Liberal" Government are being rewarded foi zealous advocacy of "Reform."  'gravely all'ecting the Canadian people!  Private documents, ollicial papers,  wore submitted to the papal ablegate,  before even tho Prime Minister's colleagues had seen them! 'JL'liis was a  clear violation of cons-tilulionnl procedure���������but, being in the interest of  the-. Church, the "minority" as Sir  AVilf lid terms them, wo aio asked Io  condone the oil'ence. More than-this,  tho.Premier shed crocodile tears over  the injustice of depriving aininnyty  of lho right lo asserl. itself���������yet he  appointed Prank Oliver (no friend of  lU-itish Columbia) Minister of the  Interior, a, man whose deadly hostility  to the protection of our lumber industry has been recorded in the debates  of the Mouse of Commons or at all  events in his public utterances. Moie  than this���������appoints a man who represents it constituency controlled by  ������������������foreigners"���������O'allicians and others���������  and asks Canada to justify his actions.  If the people ate not slaves they wil'  not lie long before asserting themselves.  CONSISTENCY!  The Dominion Fair.  A large collection of ore from all  over the Atlin district, is to be added  to tlie alieady largo mineral exhibit,  which is on hand and promised"for ihe  furthcoming Dominion Fair. Premier  McBride lr*..*. informed Mayor Ke.iry,  of Xr  fln-co Short stories tii tlio Funny Dialect oj  tlio Habitant.  Joe Placo. who lives out on tho Bid-  Jeford    Pool    road    supplies    a    fair  amount or innocent amusement to tha  people of that section.  The   other day ho   drove   Into   tha  f ilty -with a load oi! t.ordwood.    On the  "j ;op of the Toad lie had some mysterious  1 )arsel In a short sack, and the concents ot the parcel occasionally mover;  ind writhed.  When somo ono rarac along and ask-  sd him about the bundle .loo lifted up  the short sack and Immediately there  .vas a mighty squealing from within.  "Lectio piss," quoth Joseph, smiling-  iy.  "Now I tnl yo' w'at I do," hc said jo*  :oscly, "yo' tal mc how many lectla  peess dcro be in dato hag, and ha gar,  C gcevo yo' do whole free of hoorn."  "Well," said the    other.    "I    guess  :hcre are three pigs there, Joseph."  Joseph was disgusted.  "Oh,   ha gar,"   shouted   he, "some*  3ody gon' toi' yo' 'bout dat."  Thoy undertook lo run down tho  capacities of Joseph's horse the other  day and Joseph was mad. Somebody  :old him that the critter couldn't trot  n 4:30. Joseph shook hisetaoin-lficim  roice trembled with supperssed feeling.  He pulled out his wallet and wanted  to bet. And as ho talked he grew  tnadder.  At last he said: ���������  Now yo' look here, yo' don' know  w'at yo' talk about. Dat hoss he all  r-rat. Ho can jussas fas' as yo' want  heem trot. I bat yo' I put hoem on  de barn and geeve heem handful ol  oats and quart of hay. I tak' heem  off ��������� de barn. Den he go batter dan  ha'f pas' four or ba gar, I geevc yo' to  heem'." '������������������'    '"'  A man with Canadian wool trousers  and a peaked fur cap as the most  prominent articles of his attiro came  Into the Biddleford Post Office the other day and stepped up to the window.  Said he with a bland smile:  "P'rap you don' have notin's hero  vort Joseph 'jMefrau, hoy?"  "I donno," said the clerk. ".What  'Jo you say your name is?"   "  "Joseph Mefrau.";  "Mc-frow, Mce-frow���������how do you spei J  it?" '.���������'*?���������.'  Tho Canadian at the window looked  through the bars at the clerk, and then  ivlth a disgust that I cannot : put in  words, lie cried:  "Ba darm, yo' donno hoy.' spell Joseph Mefrau, yo' hater sal o'ut dis  plac' and go fin' some nodder bus'ness."  merman si,uu*rHj*L.:.*i*iii:  g^'^*JiUAHJ4fjryat^-l^^.<W.^VVk^J^,*������'-.gJ<.������L.-������IH.^....iV'l-������l!|.l||  The undersigned lias opened a Lumber  Yard in the  City and will handle ail kinds of  HOUCH AND BRES'SED LUKElR  SHIKGLES,  LATH,  ETC.,  ETC.  A full stock of Kiln-Dried Edge Grain, Finishings  always on hand, and Mouldings of every description  will  bc kept in stock.  w*~rr���������.-*trw**Tt,m. ti..,^^,  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty4&tytyty  I SPRING TAILORING I  ���������ACTORS HS  f  ty  ty  At Our Yards we will at all times be in a posilion to  supply all your wants in  First-Class Material.  ur������UJH JiJMWf.. F.jMjjtwM  Yards���������Just Soutii o-f Hotel CEtrnax, on Srnelies- Track  . ������-_  _,  SPORT.  1 A"       Tnigeilit-s of Rciilr.lro.  "I want you to'sue that intelligence  oflice for me. Begin the suit to-day.  Get damages it yoir have to fight the  :hing clear through the United States  supremo court. I've been patient under circumstances that Job never encountered arid how I'm out'for revenge  !f we. have to morgage the house."  "What'In the "world's the trouble, littlo one?".", arid the husband actually  stammered at this unprecedented outbreak from the gentlest of wives.  "Trouble! I'm mad enough to shoot.  I've stood it*till;I'm wiid. Put brass  mucl-lcs'on that girl to wash dishes in  ind she would do no more breaking  than she's doing now. Four pieces a  washing and three washing every 2-1  hours in a light day's work of destroying for her. Where's, that dainty  china tea set papa ?ave us? Where's  the elegant cut glass from your mother? 'Where are nearly all our wedding  presents in breakable tableware? Go  and look in the alley. Oh, I could seo  that girl thrown to wild beasts. Yes,  I could. I never felt so murderously  wicked hefore. And she toM mo that  she wasn't used to working for ladies  ���������Westminster, that the mining i ,that made so much f.iss.   I just had to  " , turn my back oa the carving knife,  recorder al Atlin has been   instructed j    "But what about the intelligence of*  "As I would not be coerced by anybody, I  woultl  not  attempt lo coerce  anybody."    These  were bt ave words,  uttered  in Toronto, by  Piemier Laurier in 1S0G, when lie was endeavoring  ���������to=cajb!e=4Ujd^d������_(_cdbi______h.������u^^^  "What a change! Having succeeded  in inducing Messrs. Greonway nnd  Sifton to compromise with reference  to the separate school issue in Manitoba. Sir Wilfrid Laurier forthwith  applied to the Holy See to luivi* a  representative of Home appointed for  permanent service at Ottawa. Tliis-  was done, and strange to say, the  Premier does not deny that he consulted Monsignor Sbarrelti, on the  policy of separate schools for the new  >"orth "West Provinces, before consulting his own colleagues! And the  ablegate forthwith told the envoys  from Manitoba that unless tliey  changed the education act, tlie boundaries of their Province would not bc  enlarged !   And of sueh is Liberalism.  VOOTUAI.l..  The match on Good I<'i-iday attracted  a large crowd, as was lo be.expected  Kamloops tinned oul a strong team lo  do battle for the cup and'Kevelstoke  trotted out "an equally strong aggregation I o hold it, with "the result thnt  the cup still rests in ils secure position.  Tlic following was tbe line up: ���������  Kamloops ��������� Goal, .T. L. .Jackson:  backs. A. S. Km'ns, J. Lruiteot: half  backs, F. Stanhope, R. McLean, G. E.  Ivcan; forwaids, T. Marriott, A.  Laughlin, S. B. McDonald, E. XV.  -Morris, .1. Murray.  Kevelstoke���������Goal, Kerfnot: backs.  Sissons, lintwistle: ball' backs, C11111-  mings, Lyons, Pliecny: forwards,  Sin3*tlic, Hugh, Donaldson, .Allen,  Be.-iyo.  A large crowd of both ������cxes attended tlie game and the "rootois'' for tlie  home team, prepared to shout themselves hoarse when Donaldson kicked  off ar. 2:15 for Kevelstoke, who played  up first against the wind. ISxcilcmcnl  now ran high, and a.s the ball ficw, or  was p.issed, forward and back and  .lcrns-i the field, now at the feet of one  *-'de and lhe next moment appropriated, through some dexterous move, by  the opposing men, the rooters,  thrilled with the spirit of thc game,  promptly responded by cheering. Then  something happened. Then Kamloops  scored���������and  seoi-'-d   well.    This some-  "Intel ior League"���������(he winners to  play the roast teams, and if the loeal  team will not fall into lhc habit���������so  fnlal to many���������of leaving things lo  the last moment to prepare for a  match, tliere should bo no leasun why  our team should not. win first place  among tliose of the Interior.  Tlie   Kamloops    liicn   wont    away  delighlud at lhe reception tliey gol on  all sides, and   with  gient opinions of  our spoilsnianlik'e cumiilunity.  i;.\si_nAi.i_.  The   following   have    been    elected  officers  of  the  local   ball club:   il. E.  Lehman, manager; .1. Moir, secretary:  j W.   Henry,   captain: .1. G. Heed, vice-  Ciiptain.     A match has been arranged  to take place here on the 21th of May  with   Kndcrby.       Ariangements   are  also   being   mado   for   a   game with  Kamloops.  JUVLE SHOOTING.  The  men   turned out well last week  with tho following results:  200   500   cm  CU;:SS.M.\N".:'. imported  Spring Goods are here,  -.oul most of tliom arc  marked oil*.-ind liavo boon  p.issod im ii Mack.-  The store is full $  of IJr.in Coa tin;js, Suit  in;.;;*, Trousoi lags, comprising Sorgos, Cheviots,  Llamas, I-'am-y Vesliags.  '1 Iio wear aiul color is  giwiraiiifoii by thc maim- .  lat'lui-ei-s, an.I u'o back up  tin* !/t::i:.'iiileo.  SEE US ABOUT YOUR EASTER SUIT  I GRESSfBAN, ���������eART"TAII20R f  ty ~* ty  ������f Always the Best Often thc Chcnpest *  ^tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty^*^  J  1 ifOI-S:S .11511) OH KOIiTHLY PAYMENTS"  i 1  $ A 1A >��������� P?i a W WW P u Fl  Another   Carload   of  Finn iiu re just arrived.  Carpels,   Linoleums,  Oilcloths, etc.  Sewing Macliir.es.  I icintzman Pianos  11   \t R. H0WS6H & CO., FUBKiT^TtE BrP.LERS, EKEAIKERS 1  ^     C.-;b:*ict fJlahine;  'yji'i^ajscraegsgjt  UphcEntcrinsi:  Pictui-o Framing  EVERY' VARIETY TO "SELECT FROM.  ������llii"  J*W!  fc__ea  TKE FFCFLE'S  t������ir.RLl������F.E' &TQF.E  IlliVliLSTOKl!,   13. C.  %  to gather  the exhibit  nnd forward it i otnceT' ������������������-,,.,  ������ I    "Didn't I  get her there?    D-.dn't I  to the Royal  AgriculLutal and ludi;*;-: pay for getting her?    Didn't the big  trial Association of Xew Westminster. ' 'at woman tell mc that this girl was   |  , , . ������������������.  _      a regular thrashins machine to work?    | what blanketed  the proceedings until  under   whose   auspices   the  lOOo  JJo-      '���������nr������n   t o-,ip<;=: she is" '  ���������   ���������      ^  ���������    ���������   .     .     ,    ,, ������n\   ww^lL *m,'TniiT ^vm.   i it was found   lh.it the Revelstoke men  minion Fair is to be held. Oh. Jack.   I depended on your sym-  ���������,.     ..  ,        ,���������     .t , Jpathy." were  preying  their opponents.    .Iust  lhe\ukon   Icmtory  has arranged |    Then ttere   were .tears, a ** .smelling  for an  el.iboutte exhibit of ore, gold 'Dottle manly caresses and a promise to  , .       u   ,,      n    ,'i     i \ "send" the gfrl.���������Detroit Free Press,  and   nugget:*   at   tlie   Portland I  Pen I. Brown  i Lieut. SmiLli  Lieut. Jloriison  Corpl. Shaiillow  Unrpl. Roland  Pte. Hanson'  Pie., 1 ecmiug    -  L'lo. Bui pee  ���������Pte. Paget  Pte. Groover  J'le. Nel.-on  Pie. In.shor  Pte. iMcJlillan  Coombes  "Lawson  Rois  du^t   and   nugget?   at  I-'air. where demonstrations of   practical mining  for  the Klondike will be   s-iike;  ~t,tii3~autracv  be sccurc-il for the Dominion Fair also.  Does Advertising Pay?  A  business man  in the course of  TUn First Client "Viver Came V.nr.lt.  The legal lights were discussing dis-  ,. LlppointmentS_with which thpy had  *Tmi������randwt}nsT^"th~e"W o������ ���������  them told:  "The greatest disappointment lhat  f ever met with happened it the beginning of my career. I wna young at the  time and Inclined to hold' my parents  responsible for this handicap which  was keeping me from    the fame   and  conversation ultha Ukuau. represcn- 1 ������������/^'Tth^i ght ^ m jl Tue.  WHAT ABOUT  THE FOREIGNER ?  lativo, when askeil if he consitleifd  llu* large amount of advertising !;<���������  does in this paper paid him, u-plicd  simply, "Woll, I fancy so, iny week's  .itlvfitioing ha- paid for itself tod.ty  already." Thin wan on the first aflei-  nof.n. A word to Ilie wise is sufficient.  Sol   many months  ago Sir AVilfrid  laurier. Premier of Gajici'ia., denonric-  Lord   Dundonald   as   a   "I'oi'ejgner,"  !>ec,iuse   that   distinguished   militin*  man publicly   took exception  to the  carving and slashing of hi.s reports, by  the head or deputy head of the Militia  department.     This  was  a high crime  and   misdemeanor!     How    different  when the Premier in hi.s own interest  ;<ind   the   interest   of   the   hierarchy,  -deemed proper to consult a "foreigner"���������Consignor Sbarrctti upon issues  Bicycle fittings, wheels repaired,  full stock of .saddles, tires, rims arid  bicycle lamps. Agent for the famous  Cleveland wheel $(Ji>.(X), I'a.uibler 2nd  grade  S-I5.fl0.--W.   Smythe.  WAXTKD-A. sil un tion by a I). E.  Hook .Keeper,' has had ten years  experience in general store and six  veins in saw mill. Address, J. C. T.  Box 01, Kamloops.  t,.      , ���������    ,      -,   , ,    , ,,,       "Sco here, sonny, I'vo got an import-  Bicycles repaired and cleaned at AV.       t el)gagcment t0 meet.    I'll bc bnck  Smvlhes. next,  Dr.   McLeans   house,   , ������our     Horc.a    our retaIner,- b0  full stock of tires,   all   kinds   Dunlop j ad,,cdp  throwing down a quarter.  "But ho never   came   back.     I   wna   j coking at my picture, the   other   day,  a i token about that time, and  I cannot  187 that I blame him.':  ���������My bright new shingle was f.omo-  ftdiat weather-beaten and my oifico  desk had two boles worn In it by ray  heels before my first client came.  "But come he did one day, charging Into my office like a mad bull.  Glaring at me and throwing down a  roil of bills as large as my fist ho  shouted:  " 'I want to see M: Blank!'  "I am Mr. Blank,' I said, edging up  to the roll.  '"Good Lord, fiorny,' h<3 roared. 'I  want to see your fa'her, the lawyer!'  "'I am Mr, Blank, the lawyer,' I answered, with all tho dignity I could  muster.  "'Oh, Christmas!' he yelled, as ho  iclzeel his roll and put it In his pocket.  "What havo I been retained on?' I  asked, making a bluff at thc roll.  "He stared at me for a moment and"  then said  and ,M. and \V.  ������umng  Lciwc Orttorti bt Allum's Jcwo'lory Storo,  Eight Years' Expcrlonco.  Madame Griselda (ihe celebrated sc-  pr.'tno) says:���������" The piano I used for mv  concert last night, and which was lulled  by you, was clout*, perfectly and 1 found il  in excellent condition."  M, S. HASTINGS, TUNER,  ��������� Tlio rnwihiu of tlio Mnjni1.  "Yes, the major wont down at tho  first shot, but I don't doubt hut that  Ue was ready to go."  ' /'Think bo?"  "I'm burn or It, for ho woro tho  wvers of the family Bible for a breast"  plate."���������Atlanta Constitution.  Haplpncss results from being contont  luiib.wliiif vou havnu't ait*.  l)..*foie. ball"  time,   when  things were  looking   very   complicated    near   tlic  Kamloops   goal     Donaldson     amidst  great   cheeis   scored   for  Hovelstoke.  .So far the game  was even, and cvery-  'ljoJTy^Telt-*pbM"=eil:     fivcrr���������rho-bnniI  which  had   tinned oul lo do honor to  the visitors and the occasion "blowed"  themselves, "con spirito" as the music  books   put  it.    The homo champions  now   changed   ends���������and incidentally  lhc said   rooteis.   who   cheered  first,  last   nnd   all   tin;   time for thoir side,  But here again  came another shock,  Kamloops scored   goal number two--  ���������md this   made   things look son.cwlial  hn/.y for "the   homers.'    Tlie Hangers.  lu>Wevcr, had   some  more   energy left  up their sl'>'*v.; and slui-led io produce  it in the form of good, solid, combined'  football, which   told   its tale.   Things  were   fairly   "humming''nortii,  east,  south   ami   wet  of   the field and thc  excitement of hattie had a fair hold of  all present., when' with  a magnificent  kick from near the halfway line Giwi-  mings     sent.      the.   .sphere       clean  between the posts.    This was I lie Inst  straw needed   and   the crowd literally  shouted   ilseir  into  fragments, for, so  far, the   game   was   a  tic.    There remained  some   ten minute'; yet, but in  Hpitc of  herculean   elforts ucil her side  tinored, and so a drawn gniiie resulted  from what m������y on termed ono ol"  the  pk'iisniilcs!,   fastest and   must   inlor-  cs.Un;.' fmitball  games  ever played in  lhe  Inferior.     Be   J.Jol'1'ison ncli'd un  referee, and conlrary to all tiWlitlons,  so far  pleased  all purl ies f lial he has  not yet been scalped.  JilTorts  ate  being made to forin nn  2!)  2U  21  28  17  '..���������>.  25  20  17  15  30  21  81  22  5j  20  11  21  27  IS  20  0  20  22  ~0  59  20  12  M  ]!)  :io  12  IS  2:1  27  IS  22  10  4  21  V.1  Total  S3  S2  Itt  -15  02  SI  32  ���������10  -It  80  01  77  22  ���������11  ���������15  2S  nssKE3E3Hir3a?ina=azs3  ar i n.w-nnsn  THE REVELSTOKE VJINE & SPIRIT CO.  LIMITED.  IMPORTRES   AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  The Rifles v. Civilian -match was  postponed as not sufficient Civilians  turned up to make a match.  There will be no R. M. R. drill this  week and the Inspection is indeliuilely  postponed.  There i.s talk ' of -��������� a football match  between the Rifles anil t he-local team.  The following R. M. 11. promotions  aro-gii'/.oiled:  To bc Sergeant, Corp. Donald, vice  Sergt. (Jnoke resigned.  To be Cot poral, I'te. Shardlow, vice  Corpl. Fleming transferred to Vancouver  EVSaEiufacturers  of Aerated Waters  lE^ET^ZKLSTOICZIE',    33-O.  To be Corporal, Pio. Roland, vice  Corpl. Hansen resigned.  To be Corporal, Pte. Bergcr, vice  Corpl. Spurling resigned.  NOTICK.  Notice Is licroby gl\'������n Unit thirty tliiyBnfter  firth* wt' liucii'.l l.o upely to tlic chief C'linmltt-  Blonor of Lnii'lK anil woiks fur n si'wliii IIcl-iisu  to cul. anil curry ntviij- ttiulipr fi-n,n tlio follow*  In* ilcsr-rlUi'i Iiui'ls Kiln -ie������l on I'pjior Arrow  tititt', \\ en Koutuiiiiy tllstrlui, H. ti.  (.''.min<!iwji:|;-.fil n |'"st mnrkinl "llnwinaii  l,mnt.':r <;o." phtmu'i on koulli HltJo of nartii-  c������.<i urm of U|.pt/r Arrow I.iiko, nliuiit one mile  ...i-i of II11 nil Ilay; thenee easl 80 clinliit,  tli'-neuKonilr 80 elinlns.-lliencc went Ml chains,  thence norlh Al chains to point of commence  ineni.  IMte'l April lOlli, 100."..  DGft'T SUFFER  ANY L0NQEP.  Save Your  EYES  J. GUY BARBER.  Jewesses', Optician  WML'- FLEMINQ  iesale & Ele  BJ.M  110WMAN  I.U.MDKK CO., I/I'D.  TO LUMBER MERCHANTS  TICNDKUf-l nro invited fiir from  One-half (i) iiiillion lo 'I'bree-ipiiii-tei-  (j) million feet of Sized lumber for  sidewalks, v'v/.:���������  Spruce. 2x1 up fo 1x8 up lo 10 ft. long.  Tam/irac 'Jx I iifi lo 0x8 up fo Ifift. long  11:. C. Tnmar/ic 2x I up to Mxl2 up to IS  I't. long.  I!. (1. Fir axil up lo ::.\-12 up to 18ft. long  Conli-jtctot-s may lender for quantities from-5,(1(10 reel up to the full ijtinn-  lily which may he required.  Tenders slating quantify proposed  to In.* supplied addressed ,T. II. 11/u-  gtoaves. Public Works Commissioner,  lOdmonton, Allierla. lo be sent to mc  not Inter thnn noon of Monday, 1st  day of May, at which time the tenders  will bo opened.  9. .1. KTNNAIRD,  Secretary-Treasurer.  Edmonton, Alta.  April 12, 1005. 2in27  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke) B. C.  imasn.t.-i'i: ���������.���������z-i:v. ^'na-J." !-.-ir^.rrrir^^r.r=marrr-u;.niiml*rm^uwlMStJl'r/JW/jaAl  Wholesale .ind Retail Dealers  'PRIME   BEEF.     PORK.   BUTTON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  REOPENBU  ���������r-r^iVTl.-Jt: 11.11 f Tim JfrtrHFX*  REMODELED  Mrs. EVicK.iirEck, Manageress.  Open at all Hours.  Mea! Teckets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Rates Moderate.  ,..-a,������.������li������iLxn������MI  r. --��������� -^CT^^fv^-'SV^-tr;  ���������;'-������;.,;A*^-���������,rr.-JZlX\yi.r������,'pi������j?:z!ri7xl!,VVVIG:i:.rrSti::er.:c:;  ^^rwr^MWMWaiwawjiiBmioimimwmtiBamwrBW I-*S&^.  w  m  f- -������������������  fcA.TCHELOR'3  REFLECTIONS  . Fat people never get any credit fo;  feeing miserable.  The average man would never havo  fa conscience if he didn't have u  stomach.  A -woman judges a man tho Earns  ���������fi'ay as Ehe does^a.' book���������by the dodl������  Cation.  It Is always a wonder to a man  Giow an Easter bride can brazen it ou;  ithe way she does.  v A girl always likes to tell, her ea-  gr.gement to one girl friend first, so  S.hat she can find out what all th������  Olher men say when they hear it.  No woman ever kept a diary for t>  (Whole month at a time.  1 Moot women's faces remind you 'ot.  a bill of fare at a tafclo d'hote.  As soon as a woman begins to stud/  nnatomy sho beg ns to think she ha?  pains in queer places.  When a man Is in love he thinks  jjust the same ahout women, but Ifo  thinks' the one girl is a big exceptioa  to the general rule. "    J\  .'.- Nothing makes a man so proud o)  Civilization as when he sees a woman  wearing a ring with one of her baby's  tnilk teeth set in it.���������New York Press.  A woman's weapon reminds yov  onost of a railway map.  ' Half the men you meet can novel  tell a lie without swearing to it.  v Woman is most perfect when mos?  (womanly, and least womanly when  (most perfect.  N When a woman first marries she imagines sleeping always with her head  on her husband's breast. Before sho  ���������las been marr'cd six months he hi3  ter scratch his bnck.  \ To the victim yelongs the spoiled.'  Even if a woman hasn't any superstitions about ladders and cats sho  lias about wedding dajs.  * Every g>rl who smokes cigarettes on  ���������the sly has a p cture of a Matfonn?  Siting up in her bedroom  Most ministers seem to think hcav������  den is a place to loaf in.  All women aie nattiially c-uol, joj  scan see that by the way they v,aAj  tha'r babies.  r As soon as a woman gets onebabl  the begins to act like she thought all  'the men on earth ought to etanO  mound for her.  When a woman Is after a man tt al������  iways reminds jou of a poker gime  tWhen she looks most melancholy skg  ���������tfs generally surest of her hand  No man ever remembers,n hat ha  eald when he proposed The reason  [is that most men don't propose, only  ithe girl makes them believe they  'fcave.  ty  ot   Regie������-  ty  .***!.  ^^  ty  :-������%  We have a large assortment of  lines, Rakes, Ktc, Ornamental  vani'/ied AVire .Mesh Fencing.  Garden  Garden  Tools, Spades,  Fencing,   Gal-  Paints, Varnishes/Brushes 4  "Whitewash Brushes nnd Brushes of all kinds.  Call and inspect our new stock.  awrence Hardware'Compan  *r  ty  ty  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  <      LOANS '-' NOTARIES  s  OS  HAVE  IN ALL  PARTS OF TIIE CITY  INSURANCE  COMOX  COAL  v vwwww*v*wvN<y\A<vvww vvv*Ai\ftA**vvvvwwyA***fV'/v  LEGAL  JOHN 11 VNNlMi SCO 11,  Bairlstcr, Solicitor, rtc  Hit Street - - Revelstoke, B  fj _KVEY, M'CAItH-t ^ l'IMCIIAJI  I5iirn*.Lt_i*.  Sotit itors, rtc  Solnilori fur Iini ir'ul Hank of Ciirartft.  Coiiipiinv  fumU to lo in HtS percent  1 ipst bTHi li. kevelstoke 13 C.  tl  bOU's'^CAYLlA  ljii*-i*tei .Mitt Solicitor  OilICK-Corner lint Stit.Lt mil Dovlo  Aiiiino, lleielstol.e, li   C  NOTICE.  Not in h lit.ro1t> f*iien Uill tin t\ di\s iftn  (ULc I i ij^iul tt> ipplv tti tin clitf Cuiiiini's-ioiKr  of I ukU mil \\ m\s iur a-jtciil Ikliiil to tut  iiiultmv mn imint-r from tho f. How iii^j k^ciib  til 1 iih's in th   \\Lit Kootnna\ di-lmt  1 Coinm-.ii< mg it i jK^t i iiil������id "Jj "McLt-in ���������_  noitli l i-������t Lorm r, aiul |n mud on the ^tat 1 nl  of lho Columbia i.\cr op) ositc thc niouth of  iluldiLh uitk tht ncc ������-o i*-!i bOclj uns tnenct wesr  fat) lJuiik thente noi th feO t In i -, thuii u c i*������t fcO  ch lmi to Lhc pi 'cc of cuim ici ccmuit  2 Coninienc nc; at i po-r liiiil cit ' Jj "MiVSc hi-.  soiitlMvest co iiLt peat md pl uited it the bide  of tl c Vir Htnd t-nl ubo it t niilca north of ])jw  ino.rc*-l thuicu noi th EO chin ������ thence i i->t *>0  ch uih, thei ci) south CU rh i i ���������>, thencu west bO  clui'H to the plicc of comiiicmcment  J) ited thia 1st di\ of April, 100������  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 80 rtiiys after date  I intend to apply to tho Hoitorublc the Chiel'  Cominissurner of Lands and Works for permission to rut and carry away timber frum the  following described lauds si tinned in West  Koottjmiv district :  1. Coii.mcm.iug ut a post plnnted on the  .sonth side of .Smith creek about ���������_'}.; niiles from  thc Columbia river and marked "Ji. J Johnson's north oust corner post, theme south ft)  chains* i hence west hu chnins. I hence north So  chain.*, ihence enst 60 chains lo the pointof  comnienceinent.  '_'. Commencing r.t a post planted on the  south side of Smith creek abo\it:;]..'miles from  the t olumbhi river nnd mnrked ������������������K. j. John-  sou's norih eusa comer post," thence south W..  chains, ihence \vc:-l t*U chains, ti ence north SU  chniu'i. tlieiiee cast SO chains to tlie point of  commencement.  3. Commencini,' at a post phmted ou thi*  south sideof .Smith creel: about-tj-y miles from  tUv. Columbia river iui'1 marked *'K. J. John.  son's north east corner por-t,*' thenee soulli yu  chains, theneo weM ^'l> chains, thonce nonli 6ti  chaius, thenee oust SO chains to the point of  commencement.  ���������1. Cominencing nt a post planted on the  south sideof Kin ith creek ubout o^ miles from  ihe Columbia river mul murk'-u "K. J. Johnson's north eust coruer post," thence soutli SO  chains, thenee west SO chains, thenee north $0  chains, thence east SO chains lo lho pointof  commencement.  fi. Commencing nt a post plnnted on the  south sHlc ot Smith creek about Utilities from  the Columbia river, and marked "15. J. Jolin-  snn's north east eorner post," thcuco soutii S>  chains, thence west SO* ehuins, thenee north SO  chains, thenee east SO chains to the pointof  commencement.  G. Commencing ot a post planted on tho  south side of Smith creek about. T^i miles from  thc Columbia river mid marked "Ji J, Johnson's.norih eust corner poM," thonco south su  i hit iris, thenee west Si) chains, tneuce north 80  chnins, thence cast SO. ehains to the pointof  commencement.        ���������  7. Commencing at a'post planted on tho  south side of Smith ereek about JK miles from  the Columbia river and marked VB..J. John-'  son's .-outh east corner post," tlience north.40  chains, tlience west 100 chains, thence south -10  chains, theuce east 1G0 chains to the pointof  commencement.  S. Commencing nt a post ulantcd on ;the  south side of Smith creek about <\y, miles from  thc Columbia, river and marked "1>1. J.John-  ion's south east corner posi," tlienoc north -10  chains, thence west IGO chains, thence south 40  chain's, theuce east 3GU chains to'the point of  commencement... ���������'   .  0. Comnicneiutr at'.'d poet pinntedon the  sonth side of Smith creek about i\\& iniles from  the Columbia river: aud marked "K .J. Johnson's south east corner post," thence north *10  (ham** theiue uc&l if'Uhrin , the n e south 40  chains thence e *si 100 chai is to tlie point of  commencement  10 Commenting at n post planted on the  north *-idc oi the uorth fork ol bin Ith creek  nbout ii),i ni'ics Irom the Coitimbla n\cr and  marked "i J John-on s south cast < orner,"  thence north Si chains, thente u est so chaius  thence sootn so ������ hainc, th* iucea^lS0 ehuins  to thc place oi cojnmchcciiunt  Datod JJaich 4tli, lt������05.  nib L  J. JOHNSON  W.   J.    LIQKT5URKE, Kanaeer.  NEWLY BUELT AND FURNISHED  STRIGLY FERST-CLASS  TH E   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  .    WITH BEST BRANDS  WIHES. LIQUORS AHD GfiGARS  ARROWHEAD, -  B. C.  . t* vs Ms  ica  First-lass Livery and Peed Stabies, Saddle Horses.  Single and  Double Rigs   for   Hire   on   Reasonable  Terms.     Turned out  lean and Neat.  WOOD  FO-R  SALE  promptly    filled.  hereby gl\en that thirtj <30)dms  end lo innke iipplUatlnn lo thc  npll  I,   MtBKVX  Dn.  Morrison  ])LVIIS1  Olhct���������Ii.\n������nco llanlw ireCo r.locl.-  -UpbLaii&  CONUNDRUMS  ' Why are riddles -nh ch cannot ho  answered like a man disappointed by  hi������ visitors? Because there is a host  put out and not one guest (guessed).  What is the diference between a  .(person late for the tra'n and a school  (mistress? One misses the train and  'the other tra.ns  the  m.ssos.  What is the d Keience between a  *ottle of medicine and a~ naughty  thoy? One is to be well shaken before taken and the other" is to be tali'  cn and then shaken  When is the moon like a load of  bay? When it is on the wane (wain)  Why may carpenters reasonably believe there Is no such thing as etoneJ  Pecause they never saw it.  Why are doctors always bad characters? Because the worse people are  {the more fliey are with them.  When is a chair treated spitefullj;?  fVOien you have it caned simpl} bo-  pause lt cannot bear you.  E.  A. Orchard,  ARCH!  T  EOT  TAYLOR BLOCK.  Plans and Spec flcatlons.        El'ctclios, Design?  Blue ri-iiite, Etc j Etc.  socnyrrcs.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No   IMS.  n  l'Lpultir meetings uro hthl in tho  litl llellows i nil nn iin Ihinllrt  duv of tin li i.'ontli nl -j v in -.Inirp  Vioituu brethren run1 lull* InwleU  I a AUH'faON, "A M  K  J   1 \00LI11, KCC  SCO  NOTICE.  >,r,lite i-s tuicb\ 'pi\cji thvL tlmt\ tins iftci  ilatc 1 intuirt to tx\m\ tt tljo Cli (.f Lommis-ic ner  of I/iuiU ami \\oi\d tor n.s]>ti.iil IiLin������������e to cut  uul Lim i������ l\ tiinbi.1 irom lhe followm^ iit  ���������.Li ibctt 1 mils in tiiL \\ L--t 1 .otULU l^ disti ict  3 Cou m^nc n^ it i po^t in ukul "*M T Pir  son-, -������outii wtst cornei pott nml planteil at  about one .md onefomUi inilts from tjtc month  of Jtolthcli cieek aiul on the t_ts( lunik uf -.ml  cieek, theiUL nortb IW ch lids, tltLiiLc cast 40  cl li is, thente son tli 100 chmt~ tlniicc west 4t*  c li uns to tl������L pl ice of commencement  2 CoinirLiKiiig it a prit milked "II J Pir  son a s mtli e i&t corner po>.t .md pl mtul at  about one ind onofenrth miles fiom the mioiuIi  of JlollicJi cieek iml on the c<i-.b lank of smi  creek, thenct. urrth 100 chini1-, tlience west *(J  chain-, tbenee bouth 1C0 chain- thente eu-t 10  chaiiH to llu ji1 ice of commencement  * 3) itu 1 thii lat (Ijl\ Of Apnl, 190j  M   J   I'VIt&OX  NOTTOK  "Sotlco  after date 1 nite:. ... _     .,.___.  Cb ef Commi'blonir of Lands and Works for  permission to Un*-o the binds hereinafter  mentioned, m/���������Commenting ntapost marked "l-IomI a Manlj's nortii eiH eorrer,"  ]>Ianttd on the west bunk of a troill stream  llowiiv into the bouth 1 orK of tbe Tracer  rher from lho north ������\si nt a point ahout  luentj mPcs norlh wc-'lorl^ from late Jaime  Ckdic, theme nortli \\tstcrl\ ftillow in,;  thc* course of tho \allo\ to a point situate  %u0 chains in a direct line from tlic starling  po'nt then e in a soutb uosterh direction  UIO < bain*, theiue south c*sierl\ 2i0 ebain^  thence north casi^i 1\ jjou i Iiapi-, thence  ������cjiith c������i*-icrh follo\;in/ the K*-11Lrtll course of  the \allc\ 7JC0 ihaiub i lore orlops thcite  north .Uu chains more or less to Uie point of  ermmem ement, for the purpose of cutting  spuria umber or lumber.  Vlctorm, tt C, Uth March, 100j  iei  Ably furnished witli the  Choicest the Market  affords.  61  Orders   left    here    for    Firewood  Dry  b"tf,  Hemlock, and Cedar.  aujjg^jj-i .rij.rv K',\; i,  BEST WIHES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J.;Albert SiCBC.';:-���������. Prop.  H  FiRST CLASS  $2   PER  DAY KCUSE  Choice Brands of Wince, Liquors  and Cgrais.  J. LAUGHTGH, Prep  KIlMt  Slro i;t.  V/. P.l. Crown,   Prop.  One ol" ilie best and ^  commodious hotels in the j  <-*il>' |  Free Ijus meets all trains l  Hourly Street Car. ?  Fa;*e 10 Cents   J  Front Street ,}  inJb lm  LJ.OYD A   MA.NLY  ap.3  SOME 'AUTHORS  . The most cheerful author���������SamueJ  6n.iles.  v Tha nolsest author ���������Howells.  ���������\ The tallest authoi���������Longfellow.  The   .-nost   floTveiy     author���������HaW'  Thome. _  \ The holiest author���������Pope. S*  The most amusing author���������Thomas  (Tlckell.  '( The happ'est author���������Gay.  ' The most talkative author���������Chatter*  en.  The most dlstrcs-ing author���������Aiken-  (!de.���������Chicago Times-Herald.  KOOTL-.A -   STAR. RBI'  Vufts nu  I irst Tuc_ilii>  of c\orj month, In  1. O   O  I'. Uull  i   ACHESON'   V.    r  lt   J 'lAObLltl, !'FG.  Co!d liang-e Lodge, K. of  P.,  No. 2G, Beuelstoiie, B. C.  Meeis j:\rn _v.Hj_dnl_da,_  in   OdilfcMims'   Hull   ut   S  o'clncl.  cordially  \ inning  HMted.  ICnlghtb   ure  SCOTT.  C   C  SiLUAKI lIcDOSAID, V  O'll i.=  II   A. UKOUN, M   oi I  SIDE-LIGHTaON LIFE  ' The truest measare of a man's ability la the length of time it takes hlni to  'discover when ho is in the wrong.  Fortune is ofttimes kindest to thos*  on whom she frow us  Some men never have any respect  for gray hairs until after they hav?  acquired a few of their own.  Corkscrews have sunk more people  than corks jackets will ever save.  It la one of tho privileges of man to  Jive and learn���������but some men seem,  ito live a gieat deal more than they*  (earn.  LIFE LINES  The man who knows life seldom  complains of its unfairness; It ib the  cold Justice of lifo that he learns to  (dread.  The things a woman forgets, said lho  eonsclous husband, are only loss appalling than tho things ehe reraem-  fbera.  ' Always H'rten to life', f.iiluies They  Slave learned thc secret of success,  though .they learned it bacswardsi  No true woman can tolerate argument. If she says "1 liato you," you  gnust either kiss hcr or go.  Really the main use of politics  /would seem to bo Its opportunities o������  abuse. ' \  It's a pooulfarlty of most any wo������  man that the loss you know lior tha  fetter iou seem ta understand Uur. 1  Advertise in Tnic Hkrald.  CanGciiaiicn c? I-esen.'������  ���������N..J1GI IS Ul ItUi!*. I.IVI V tliit tli- rrstr  v.ili n i; t .bli'-licd In \ii'.rii uul nf tlio i>rmi>,i nd  d'ti ��������� Culi i iIiiii .in 1 W iitern I'aih to, bill sul%  Arv lfc% imL ( o^ 01 Willi ll Uitu ������j il,l������>mtl 111 till'  linti^li Colmnliii ("i/ittL mil <, i'uI "ill M15  IS'1 1111 tn rnuc, islli, lv'-inctinlv, nro licit"  laniillcil  Cionu l.imlHKitil-ticl Mtiun tlu nrei iin'riccil  bv tlio-s.viii-iiMU-tliin m'l���������le-opcn lo_t-il',  Nt rtli mint, 1 inti lint other ili-poMtion mill r tin  |iio\tsn>iM of tlio ' L-inrl Vit time 1 lout! s iftt r  tlwditio-the'iiit'imliliiitimi "f Hi ������������������ iwtne 111  tin l.i itnli I olui 1I1111 r, i/itti prov nl (1, linvvivtr  tn 1 tr ni all l l-ji 1 vv lm c lnnds lire .<old, pi 1 imptid  II i-'uil or olhjiHHi* nlii'ii itoil bv tin (.ownnutnt  mil in������������������ iihiuiuuitlj foiiinl upon the surviv of tlio  Coin,nl.ni nml v.\i-,tirn IM.il \ iv Coin) inv s  blinks lo In .vliollv or 111 piit iviibin suili 1 loi1,..  tliin lln pimnii" so .aiqitirmp -lull llllbi Mi.-H  ai'inri' tliin title tliento fn.in tlie 1'iil-i iv  Couiiiiii) who line iiRneil to ili.il vulli null  pu iIihch, pio ompto-H, Il isoh 1 ti , on tli. * nui  ti run uni ion litioiw is the (jovniiior-nt vmh!  iipih 1 the pimisloiiiof t'u  " 1,11 in I .iit,    im ept  III leipect to timber 1 inds 011 tin loinpinvh  liiniKs \ Inili nil i'i lie iihicit to thi riRiilitlnim  l-stiiil hv tli l.oiii|'.inv uhitivi tn tho mttnv of  liiiihiron the LoliiinWJ md Wustirn lt.iilw.iv  Land Ci runt  v: i, conr,  Dijintv C'ommi'.-'Ioiiirof I,md3 nnd Woiks  Lnnds 11 ml UorkM i)ep.iitiuent,  Viiton.t.lJ C , ^Jul Lolir i.irj, 100.     in2 He  xoticj:.  N������itne ii, herel v fiiven tint (1 irtv dnvt, ifter  d iti I lntendti ipplv u, thi Clmf Comnnssioilli  of 1 piiiN 1 ni V, or* n foi 1 -.put il Ino ise to n.t  mil Liny in iv tnntir from lln f-jlloiuiij; di  smliid 1 inds in U e^t Kooici iv dibtr.ct.  1 Cojinioiicnii: at apost'ii irked "O IJ lloni ^  south we.t connr post tnd pl-inted o'l tl e south  bi'ikif GoliKlrnni ibout 12 unlis ilovo thi  mouth of ti nib i-eik Ineuci noilh tO chims  thiiiie ei-t Kiic'iaius thime M>uth 40 ilinois,  thn,1, v\i������t lbi ihanid to tin ]>oiut of commence  11 ent  2 Couinieniiupit 1 po^t nnrked "tl B Hoirs  noith viibt ionlt.1 post uud plinttd om tin south  bulk of CoIiInIic 1111 nbou. 12 inilib abovi thv  mouth of Innili cm), thiuce booth til cli litis  tliime 1 lat 100 ihim. thinie north sOchnus,  thime wist 100 1I1.1111-. to the point of coiLinenie  mint  Dated 1st April, 1005  npl3 ' O  D   110 \R  NOTICE.  Notico ib lnreb> ^ivcb Hint CO davs nftor  date I intend 10 a, pl to the Chief Coinniis  sioiiir of lands ami \\ orks for rerinisNion to  pun base tin 'oMoniiik dcsiriued laudb in tin  Uistrli t of W est kootenav  romnieniing at a pobt planted on the eait  side of the jvrrovi Imnl houu s about mo  milos vvest of station at Ariowhead and mark  cd '\\ i 0���������'ihli's soutli M-tiorner 110^1"  Ihmee cast 10 ibiiins thim 1 noith 10 chains  thcnii vnst 10 ihaiiis, theme south 10 iluuiis  10 1 olnt of loiniiiini inimt  Iiated -Mrd dni of Jaiiuurv, 100o.  M   T  OCILVIE.  FOR   SALS'  At a Bargain if  told  Tli:s  Month  '      ONE RESIDENCE  i nil  In Ccntial   Part  of tlic Ci^,  Lot 50 N. 100.  A GOOD RANCHE  One  of  So Acies, ilosc to town, 3^ urres  which can bc e.i-iilv clcarc.0 huilablc for  Hav and MinciI ririmnur Apply ior  particulais at 1I12R \LD Otlicc.  COMAPLIX  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Travellers to  Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation at this  Hotel.  CH.EF  YOUNG,  Proprietor  \  'i.  you  place your Order for a Fall Suit.  Worsteds and Serges  Wc also carrv the Best Lines o  the market.     PRICE   RIGIIT !  Latest Styles and  Fit Guaranteed.  WE  USE THE UNION LABEL.  Tweeds 1  5K  ts  x&  Si  X-  &  3.   Ql. A.  SCOTT,  Mackenzie Avenue  !  ;v>:;SSH:5;������i:.-5H:-������SHtKSi������������s.-...-������S':j:K^xa^5������*������������--SK0s -  WHEN YOU WAST  NOTICE,  Notice Is herebv given that fn davsa'ter  dat" I Inti nd 10 11,'pb lo the Cli!"f I onimis  si iir of. a ids and IVorks for 1 ermlsNio.i to  puiihusc Ibe follow Ine discribed landsin the  llistrli t of W est Kootenav  ConiiniMioing r.t a post marked "Robert  Arnibtr jim's smith vvest cornor post," 'itnaled  half a in fie east of f. . Mi Carter's south vest  iiost, situated on tli^������ east side of the Arrov  liend llrniiih aliout I',, miles westof the sti-  tion of Airowheail, thence 40 chains eist  Hume lOchiiius north, ihcnop4u ehains vest  theni e lOihaius soutii to iducc of loinmenci  mint  Dated Teb 2Jrd, IGOo.  null 2 WJ  NOTfC-i:.  Niitlio is hiloliv jiivlii tli it tho I >l' ���������*' SA ed  lint siihillLdd In thi I 11 u-enii . tl ivirn 1 to  ( t,i tn il a pi' I1" 1 I idir tli pt viii (u if the  llmiN unit -shunts Ait f 1 the ilnt iir l 111!  rcitio\,i-r of ol.stiu.tions fiotn M,i..i)uit������ i.ritk  between Ai-i-ou- Uiko and >lo.s.|iitto F.itfci\ West  Koitti-niiv, nnd fm- innkbiK the botue tit foi-r.vft-  ht'i and ilrivln^ theu'on low, thiibur, Iiini'.tcr. r.iits  nntl eraftH, nod for crectlnc and nuilt-.tainiiitf  limmis for litiMliiit, sort liijr- und ili-llvoi-in^ Injrj nr.,l  tlmlii rliiotlHht ilowii s.'li I rli-.i- niul for littiirliing  Iioimiii-. 1.1 .tlm .shore.1 of mild er.'.ck and a.lid Amiw  l.:il;e for naid puipose-l.  'I'lic l.mdx to be airictml by wit-.l work are Lois  iWliind SHI In (irotip ,,llu on thenf.ic-I.il plan of  ICooteiiiiy nlfltrh-t and Clown IiuiiIm.  'I'ho l-lito of tolls proponed ti- be clmrsiV an-  sin-It nn mny be llxed by the JihIru of tlio County  Court of Ivooteitay.  Dated February 8tli, 1-03.  THI-; YAIiK COLUMBIA LUMBRIl COMl'AKY,  feb-lBOOd LIMITED.  NOTICE.  Xotice is herebv g ven tint 11 irtv divs iftn  'lite lintiud to mtilv to (ho Ch if Co nip sioln 1  01 11 ids 1 U i\oi.. foi 1 ^piml Uiinsi to n.t  'lit lit fvviv tnnlfi from tie foilovviny de  sir,bit! Iti ds in Uitl ]vot li nv d '���������tnit  3 C onu Kucinj* 'I 1 p*--.1- n.ni c 1 ' 1 \\ noKpv s  soutii nis co- ici p st and j 'inti tl on the nor'h  suh o Gi lttsiri u l ,t'o t ttui ill. 1 jovo 1 lilll't  iruk tli.in njttii t-o ch^ ns, thenee cist >o  i'n 1 3 tlu-ici soil'i'SO il 1 os, l'i ici wist SO  ih uns*o .he p   nt of 10 nuiinciitiin* *-  2 Cotuirei cin^ lt 1 pc ttuirket'l. Woolsev's  north wist 1 onu 1 post md plau'ld on tin nortii  'un! nf (iitldetre.il 1 al out tin 11 ths above tin  inot tl of Fiiinh ere. I,, thei ru south 4Di]aius  Ihiuiieist 16-1 c'i 1111,, thn 11 norih 40 el am-,  thinre vvest 100 il .111 s to point of loinutiuie  nupt  ���������Dated this Ijrilitv of Ajvilrlw.',   NOTICE.  _Totne is hcriby iiven that GO dajs after  dntc I intend to appb to the Chief Commissioner of I ands and Works for pirmisslon to  pun base the following describid lundyin the  disf-in of Wist Iiootintn  Cmnmcneiiif; at a post planted on tlte east  side of the Allow hencl Jiuiuili, about is^milis  wet of Arrowhiaii stition and niarki"d "\  Joh'ison'ssotiih wist 1 01 ner posi," thente in I  ll ibntiis, tliinio nonli 10 chain-, memo vust  10 ihiuiis thMiie tout'i JO 1 .ami to nlaie of  commenct incut  Dated .rd daj of 1 c.niarv,1003.  AIliJlLiK 10HN=OV  ap!8  1"  WCfiLsl.Y  NOU ICE.  N( dec ibh< rebv (riven 4hnt thirtv dnvs nfter  dilc I as trtiLsflrie from 't I l.UKlish, llitiud  10 irplv to iht chief Cominlasloiiir of 1 ands  and Works for a spcilitl Jiiense to mt iind  cur., 11 mv tiinbsr from the followiiii; diairlb  l,| lands in 1 iiiooct district, 11. 0  Lviniricni 11 .' ft' 11 10 t planted on tlio "11st  bnt1. if Lp.tr Aditnis rln r, about . 0 mills  from lhc hiao of Adams 'ake i.nrt inurkid 'K  J 1 ]i^.ll-li's sou'tjwist 1 orner posi," thei tc  north to tljnlti- lite 11111 i-t SO ihniits litem 1  south Ml (hai-is tliu ic*- i.ifclbO ehainsto the  point of t omiiiiuiiiit ii'   Dolce] tills itli_Marih 130.   NIGHT OK DAY  RilSO  VP  m  STAND AT UNIO> HOTEL*"  ������JM(!     1 HFAD" THP*  th  'Hi  NOTICE.  V'llie 1- Iteribv rtviii tl ntnri I intn 11 will be  in id" I" the Li^'sliin. l.yvi iblv of llu I'mvinic  of ilnt i-is 1 nliiiiibii, .it the 11 tt mi>i-I in fur 1111 Ait  niorp ritin. a Cioitpiiiv lui uih' c<pn)> mriiit iui  .1111 opirite iillim r Inn" of 1 nlwiiv of htanilird  or iti ir kiu���������'i    wllh anv   1 md if nutlve poi 11  frmt   1 t it in t| pi r \1111v   1 uki    W<Ft Kooti  ni}, m ir \1n1wl1f nl thinii followin/' th< I 0I11111  L 1 Hinr 11' -llurlv on 1 itlu r side to 11 pi nt nt or  * 1 ir i'n t, litltlili' l 11 t 11101 l:tn r witli lho Co'  irnliii ll.vtr ind l'i nie followiiii iiloiin t niioe  Klvir oil either bull to .1 point it or in. if Jtte  J..uni Ciehi on Irwr Itivir villi poiurto con  ���������.trtnr opinle .wtd inllnt i'n bntilli Inns to nnv  p nt v ill 'n twi mv 11 d - fr 11 tli limlii lim ' f  riilwav and with povver to coiistnif t tptintiind  inniiitalll ill liciitinrv 1 r'>,l"s tiniN, w ivs mil  fir. . s ui. 1 to lotisii-uet aio, ore, own mul main  11 11 wharvi-and doc<s iu connu-licn tlienwillt  and to constnu-t o vn ic |U re, ecitiip mil uiiiint 1 11  steam .11 d otlnr \i- elsandbo t- fidopeiatt tlu  siuicon mv nivi.ibl, water-, und to loii-lnlit,  o.icrite mdm untint������ le^riplt andtilcphoui liuii.  llonc the rou.is 'l the said rulwiy tnd lis  Irnit'u- or.nionne tuul thc-e will iltdt^itrins  nut 1 ie---ij.Ca forcoinnn mil pttrpo-cs to eeneilte  elet.rtcitv and st pplj IiRlir, brut nil pow.r, and  enet, tonstreit, lutld 111 i uiaintnm the necessuv  11111111101-ind works and to ft nei-ite anv lud of  povver frr tlte pi.roo^es ifon-ml, 01 111 comection  thirewitli, for rewardrnnd to ai quire ind iceeive  fnni anv (.uvcrnnient, Cotpor.uu 11 or pcr-ons  ^niisoM id moiiev bouu-i & pnv h^isorothei  .tspi-tmee ni 1 1' of the '-onitr tct om 1 1 the ( om  ;mii\ - ilndcrt Lk ne; and to eolluci t with tnd i nler  in o tr-it'ic or othir airiiijiin uns w th nitlw t>  steiutbotit or oilnr ion pinie- -nd tf, <\ir'i-i  ^ueb pnw.r- is .ire jrrmtid hv p irts 4 mil '1 of thf  ' W iur C ui-es ( 01-olilitirn \it till f >r .ill  t ill 1-, lev r- uul irtvih^t- itu ���������nv m or  luitrlitttil to the ] rum-is, ui il fot itler imrpu'cs  Ji'tui.it r.LieiBtel.e 15 C, litis 10th day of  A, r 1  Us 1  IIAK\ e .   Mrr Ull 1 11 .(. T'lSMIAT,  A}i20 "solicitor" for the AP|ilii.ints  NOTICE.   ���������  >.'c!ii-c is liffebr Riven that thirty rlnyn'n fter  ib;e vve Inlen i i(i apply to the Chief Cumuli-',  s loner of [.mi's and Workf fori- siiciul lieein-e  t") cut and enrrv awav timber from the foi-  lowine defcrlbei! lands, pitoaiei! on Upper  Arrow I.nk", West Kootenny disirlet, I). C.  commeneinT at a po-.t marked "llow-mnn  Lumber Co." nl anted on north side of norll".-  e:i-tarniff I'ner Arrow- Luke, nbont JJ mile  t-m-tolWhSskev Point.theneo north 40 ehnlns,  tiieneeea-t li-'Jchniii", liienee south 40 chnins.  thonco wo.-t Ito chaius to pointof commencement. ���������     ;  Dated April lOtli. 190.).  BOWMAN MJMBEtt CO., LTD.  mill 0  HiGOl.DIUCK  No   .'!(,.  ci.rtnncvTi or Tin   ni.ciisiiunos or  A.S JLMUA I'liOMSflAL COMl'AK..  HOBSGM &  BELL  ~������?\ ill. ,(-  f.l--e p-r .V>"    /   1   ^Mss������J y-  i^Y'S-'i'-S'l:   A  ������rV   s"  Yes, that reminds mc that I did not scud  order of Printing- I was intending to. Now  here I am out of Bill Heads, Letter Heads and  iii" facreverytl-ing-.-^It^vouId not look businesslike forme to write my letters on Wrapping-Paper.  MOTTO :    Never let your Stationery run out."  mm i  % At fti ������debate Prices.  BAKERS AH8 CONFECTIONERS    It  s|i and CVmph t������ i.nto of C101 iiritis.���������^���������  ToVl sst' s .vct, 18')7 '  1 heriliv icrtlfv Mint lie ' .merlrnii Mlnliifc  ( 111111110" lin- this fm bci 11 nitlsienil an 1111  I'urii-Hrovlnilnl linni itt) undirllic ' t om-  panic i Act, 18117," to 1 arry out or iffi'litllor  11113 oftho objiits nf the I oiiip/ms to wlilih  1(11 liitlslniiii iiulhorlt) of the l.Lt,IMiitiiru of  Hrltl-h Coliiinblu tMi nds,  Ilie hind nllnc of tin ininpiiny 1-slliuile in  C11I011 lihul, Merldiiii "-tnit In the City of  Andc ruin, '-into of Indinna  U SA  . he amount of the 1 npllal of lhc ( ompiiii}  isli'ii llioiaiitKl Dollnrs, dliided into I Ive  'Ihoii-and shares of len Dollnrs eneh.  The head oflice or tlu" lompnnv In llth province is situute in linpi -ml Hunk llloi k 111 the  cit} 01 llevelsiola,iintl<'''"n,e,feinlth Met ttrler  ourrister at lnw, w lio-c itddress Is the same, Is  the attornev for the 1 oinpnnv.  J be timeof the i\i-leiu ti of thr company is  rntj vinrs fiom (lie tilth <hiy of Janimrj, 1!)0.,  and the (ompanv is limited  Given und( r my liiind and ncul of ollice al  \ict<rla l'rovinte of ltrlti<ili Col tint bin, thlf  twciuv third duv ol ,)nr< li, one thoiisiind nine  hundred und Inc.  _   V. WCO I ION  BCBlstrnr of lointStot ii Compiinl es  Theobjeitfor v.hl'b the company hasbtcn  ostabllshed nnd rerisieicd is Minnm        m W'I  [ls I  NOTICE.  Notice is lierehj i.iv(ii thnt BO dajn after  dm ��������� I in tind to mpiv tn tin ( hief l onunls  sioner of lauds nnd ivorlts for pennl'i-lmi to  pti'il a"e 'In foilowlntt described lands In lhe  lil.-lrietof Uest kooti :in> .  OitmnciiKliii! at a poat )ilftnted on tlie cant  side of the Arrow-howl Urunch nlwullUJinllcK  vveit of Arrow-Jieiui station, and litarKed "O.  H. Me nrtcr'.s south west corner nost," theneo  enst-In t-hiilns, thenie nortbM ohains. theneo  w-'st ill ebii'ns. thenee. south 10 chai nn to point  of eoininenccmetit.  llntcd 23rd day ol January, 15105.  O. S. McCAUTHR.  For Sale  A HOUSE���������Prico .$2,750. Inhenrt  of nity.. Cun bn limi^ht on easy turtus.  Apply Herald Office.  *������a*e***aa������9*a**a*a*******  I FAMCY CAKES 5  AMD CGHFECTSGKErtY       !  ff you 11 tut the nb'ivi w*, call  Miopl) you ivd'i aiiitlnui; in thid  lute ,  TltY Ol It  w iioi.i somi:  White and Brown Bread  Scones and Buns  Dimes tuul prn iLl   I'irlii't.  Ciit roi To.  J till Stotl   of I MtllLiiL C.in.lk.1.  M ickitt/iu Avenue  ���������  90**90***9*********9*****a  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  ANIMALS  deeu  m:\ns,   rikds,  JIO U.N 1 LU.  REVELSTOKE,  B. C  NOTICE.  ���������Notico is herebv p:vcn that the partnership  hcrctofoie snbsis'tii ���������-��������� between Henry.J.tiotirnc  nnd Krank If. Doiirup. tinder the nnine ol  ������������������Hoiirne llros ", in merebants, was dissolved  on the llth duv of 1*' inch, insl.  All debts ow-lnit if (he said partnership nre  to be pnlil tn llic sni I I'riink Jl. Ilourno and nil  claims aitnitiM lh- said pnrtiierslilp will bc  settled bv the mid Friiuk II. Il'mcne.  'I'ho huslnesn in fiiuirt! will bc carried on  under tba niune of "IJonrne Hros ',' with  Krunk II. Ilourne in sole member of lho firm.  Dati.-d.at llcvelslekc. B.C., this Slnl day of  March, A. D., 1905.  Jas. I. Woodrow  .UTOHER  Kclnil Dealer 111���������  Beei, Pork,  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled  REYBJs850KE. E.G  Corner Donglaa  KliiitStreots  PELLEW-HARVEY, |  BYAHT..&  QLHAH |  ..* Mining Engineers g  and Assayers, g  VANCOUVER, B.C.      Kstftbll������!ic<l 1-M <Sj  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS g  UtlDERTAKEM. g  1>  clter 0  TestH made up to 2.000 lbs.  A specialty made olcheckinij  Pulps.  SamFdei" from the Interior by mail or  exorcss promptly attended to.  Oorre.spondcnce solicited.;  VAMCOUVER, B. C.  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  m_01t  FRANK II. BOURNE.  Trade Marks  Designs  c0pyrigkt3 &c  Anyone sendlnjt a sketch and descrtr-tl-'m nniy  quicltlf .isocrtatii our opinion t'Le -whether an  Invention la probat-ly ratei.uihfo. Communica-  tloinntrletlycoiittjon'.Iiil. lIANDEOO'it on I'ntenta  Bent free. '"^e?t itk-ency foreeconop vejtems.  I'ttottlH takv-n throuch Jtuitn ee. Co. receive  Oitilitl notice, vltlioutcharee. iu tho  Scitftf if ic Hitietican*  A hnndsoMcIv llltintrat^d Treotly. I.irneat circulation of ������i������7f������o:piulua Jminial. Terms. 13 n  your: f iur months, ft. Sold Lyull ncwBfloalers.  KliNN������GQ.3B1B",ito"-New York  Branch ofllco. (25 F St_ WashlOKton. D. C. ,  |     20th   Century  Business College  VICTORIA,   B.  C.  SHORTHAND  TYPE WRITING  TELEGRAPHING  BOOKKEEPING  PENMANSHIP  UKtitrt for Il(.jnlii) ���������  is irainme.   Arrange*  OtiuulL'in INipUi.  NORTON PRINTZ,  Principal  Itivil-tukc Ci.rr.-iponilliiK ts.mn.Ury  C   S. DENT  Is unsurpassed for all do-  yj nif.-lic purposes. It is clem,  ljuriii to :t firie ash. no wastes.  Ven can ,use it in yout-wood  liurnc-i- cfook stove \v ith snlis-v  f.iction, "It is lunch chea.]>tii>  tlian wood.' Trv ,-i ton and li������>  convinced..-PIlfCES ON AP-  w.ic������riq^\- . ; ,  KQQBQHBH ���������J>s&j&Jl * ������������������  J-}$^$p.S  J, G. Hutchle^R,   7 rAgeiitH  Wood for Sale^  Having    established   a   pctmanent'-   -  wood yard, tlie citizens can depend on  getting first class dry   wood   at   all  times.  ROBERT SA3I     ! ( S II?:  I  I i  t One Blow t  f ?  * For. Russia. t  i.  little  Lon-  IA   Two men sat nt one ol tlie  tables at Garriani's, in Soho,  iio a.  Garriani's spells soiled talileclotlis,  via ordinaire, untl the smell of yesterday's cooking. H you ns!c at Giuliani's for tlie daily paper, they will  bring you "The Petit 1'uiisioii," uml  if you complain Antonio, the head  waiter, suave and unshaven, will  apologise, anil bring in exchange "Kt  Jmparcial."  Hut it was an English newspaper  lhat wus spread before the elder of  the two men. It was the foreign  page that lay under his impatiently  drumming fingers, and heavy black  headlines, that stood out from the  sheet that overstood the mutter that,  filled his mind.  Leonine of head, Paul Kressler hud  never been ti handsomo man. His  was the face that men call "striking." He had the eyes of the dreamer, and the square jaw of the tyrant,  ns befits the Nihilist who seeks tho  idyllic through ways of violence. His  companion, squat of figuro, fat of  face, pufTy of eye, yet comfortable  withal, was of the class that sees in  Nihilism, Anarchism, Socialism, and  any ism that is opposed to established law .and .constitutional'practice, a mcans.to personal end. Such  men have no cause���������they have only a  p.-.irpose.  "You are mad, my friend," ho wa.i  saying; and his tone was almost  Jovial. "There is nothing to be gained, unless yo.\i see in this a means of  regaining your position."  Paul Kressler gave a hitter laugh.  ".Something for something, eh?  That's your creed, Von Aruslcich.j  Have I not given sufficient proof of  my disinterestedness?"  "Vour pardon, baron. I did not  mean- " muttered the other, averting his eyes.  "Five years ago, what was I?'  continued Kressler. "Captain of the  Petrositis with an admiral's flag Tor  the reaching. To-day I am���������what I  am���������exile, suspect, Anarchist, what  you  will!"  "Vou have made great sacrilices,"  cooed the German, flicking thc grey  ash from his cigar.'  "And you  think,  having made  the  surrender, I want to go hack on tho  principles that are\so dear to me���������"  "To us," corrected    his companion  comfortably.  "Jt is because I love Russia,  hate its Government���������because I  the land as I hate its lords!"  "But the Czar will never "  Kressler waved an impatient hand.  "That remains to be seen; I can  but try. Look at this���������look at this!'  He brought 'down his great fist with  a crash on the'table, and Antonio,  dozing at the servery, woke with a  jump. "Can I read day by daj' such  things as these? Can I seo tho glory  of Kussia pass away beforo my eyes,  and never lift my hand to strik'e a  blow?"  The  German   rose,   an'd   tho     other  followed suit.  "Then you persist?"-  There was a sneer in  the question.  '���������Yes"���������quietly.      Then,      with     an  outburst  of that fiery passion    lhat  hod  made him  at  once  the  J05-  and  terror  of  the  Brotherhood,   hc cried:  "Xot for the    Czar,  I tell you���������not  for  the cursed bureaucracy���������not     for  the  cr.'.iel  little  devils  that  sit     behind     desks,  and send  innocents    to  damnation;    but   for    Kussia!      You  hear?     Por    Russia,  the land,     and  the people���������for the fatherland!"  The German bit the end from a  fresh cigar,0 and balanced a silver  matchbox on two fingers.  "Some will call you patriotic," he  said     slowly���������"some   may. call     you  quixotic.   As   for  me "���������  "Vou think I am a fool," rejoined  the  other  quickly.  "Ach, Cottl" said the little fat  man admiringly. "You are thc occult!"  They   stepped    out    into  the     thin  drizzle    that     fell    on      the   London  streets,  and the Gcrrajin_wcnt__tp_his  ===clulJ7='SiKl'  frown, and ho sat for a moment silent; then he started forward, us  though on some sudden impulse, and,  seizing a pen, wrote a few words on  a printed slip.  Ho rcarf it over carefully, anil fixed  a tiny red seal to the corner of the  document.  "Take this," ho snid tersely.  I'ho chief took the paper, and  glanced nt it. He expressed no surprise, nor anything more than a  casual  interest.  "You understand, monsieur?" said  the Secretary, pointing his remarks  with u white forefinger. "Paul Kros-  r.ler is to bo allowed to return to  Russia. He is to go on his wny unmolested. You will arrange thnt ho  is  watched   carefully?"  Tlie policeman smiled, us at nn unnecessary question.  "Vou intend that he-shall receive  hi.s commission as a nnvnl captain,  ami leave immediately for Vladivostock,"  was  the  quiet  reply.  And even the policeman, hardened  hs he wa.s to the eccentricities of his  Government, raised his eyebrows as  he left the room.  II.  So  it came about that  when  Paul  When tho stars were struggling  through the mist that lay on the  waters, the Riga slipped from her  mooring, and, passing- between two  cruisers allure with the naked lights  of working- engineers, glided silently  to sea. As he felt tho throb of tho  engines beneath his feet, and swayed  with the motion of the littlo vessel,  a wild joy filled the heart of its captain.  The smell of the engine-room, the  scent of the sea, the tasto of the  first errant, dron of the Hying spray,  filled him with a mad delight. There  were no other officers on board but  himself. His second in command wns  it petty oflicer, who, by the masked  light of a lantern, vvas picking a  course clear of lho mine-fields that  guarded the harbor's entrance. Under  quarter speed   the  destroyer zig-  DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC  YOUNG  FOLKS  0000000000000009000006  THE SNOW-MAN.  ITo was a beautiful snow-man! Will  and Carl and Bob had worked on  him all one forenoon. Ho stood  close to tho parlor window with his  bock to it, and he was so tall that  his head reached up to the middle  of the lower pane. He had no haud.i  nor feet, for tho boys were only very  little boys, antl hands and feet are  hard to make; but ho had ears und a  very large noso and mouth, nnd two  of relief, the petty officer looked up.  "We aro clear now. Little Father,"  ho said.  Paul's hand  was on  the telegraph*.  He threw over the lever, and a muffled  tinkle resounded beneath his feet.  The thin si col hull of the destroyer  trembled  for a second;   than  came a.  sudden   leap     ahead    ns to  well-nigh'  j throw  the captain off his feet. From  Kressler culled at the  little shop  tO| |]er  three funnels poured  a rain     of  which    his    letters were directed,     ii.(i rod-hot cinders,  sizzling down to her  "'' soddened decks.   High flung clouds of  spray broke over hcr bows, 0and great  waves smashed against her.  In   the  conning-tower  Paul  set his  znggod  u  path  through  tho    floating j staring black eyes.     These eves  were  engines of death,  until,   with  a  sigh j not tho amine size, because Bob went  as I  love  square  official    envelope   was  handed  to him.  He clutched i't eagerly, and walked  rapidly back to his lodging. Hc  reached homo, and with trembling  hands struck a mutch and lit tho  tiny lamp Eagerly lie ripped open  tlio flap of th'e envelope, and extracted tvvo documents. He read the lirst  in silence, but thero was eloquence  in thc glow of his cheek and the  dancing light in his eyes.  It was a formal notification of his  liberty to return to Russia, lt bore  the ollicial stamp of the Chief of  Police, and the counter-seal of the  Imperial Secretary. The other document he unfolded with a puzzled  face. His      bewilderment was  only momentary, however, for  hc started up from his seat  with a groat cry of joy, as ho read  the words that gave him .back his  old rank and his old profession. A  slip of paper fell to the ground. He  picked it up.  "You will proceed by the shortest  l-oiito to Da.lny, und take over command of th'e torpodo vessel Riga,"  it ran briefly, and was followed by  the signature of the Secretary to  the Adniirulty.  That night Captain Paul Kressler  left Charing Cross by thc nine  o'clock mail train, traveling third-  class, and carrying, carefully folded  in a bundle by his side, a uniform,  which according to no lens than threo  distinct Admiralty orders, was obsolete of pattern.  course. According to tho instruction  ho had received, the enemy's fleet lay  sixty miles oil'. Tn a littlo over two  hours ho could come up with his  quarry at the speed he had set, but  he knew that the last twenty miles  must be run dead-slow, lest the flamo  from tho funnels betray him.  Shuddering, trembling, leaping  like a thing of'life, thp torpedo-boat  threshed through the tumbled seas.  Paul looked at his watch. -  "An hour and a half out," he unit-!  tered,  and laid his hand on the telegraph.  Tho pace of the Riga slackened;  the convulsive shudders that had  shaken the littlo ship died away to  a tremble.  The second officer clutched his  arms.  "Look���������look!" he whispered, as  though fearful that lie would be overheard.  They hud run out of the mist, and  th'e night was perfect. The sky was  all a smother of winking stars, and  on the horizon blazed one blight  comet. A comet, with a straight  whito tail, stretched upward, that  moved uneasily from left  to right.  III.  It was a tired-looking man that  stepped down on to������the platform ut  Vladivostock a month later. The  'train had brought him from Dnlny,  in response to nn urgent telegram  from the commandant of the naval  port. A dapper young oflicer met  him, and saluted, eyeing him curiously.  "Cnptnin Kressler?" nsk'cd the officer,  vvith liis hand to his cap.  Kressler nodded awkwardly. Before tho stripling, resplendent in his  well-litting uniform, he foi!; shabby  and mean.  Something of his thoughts was reflected in tlie fnco of his junior.  Paul's hand sought the telegraph,  antl the boat stopped.  "They've got their searchlights  working,"  he said.  And his subordinate's perplexed  face reminded liim that unconsciously  he was speaking in Knglish. -  *  "Go aheud dead slow!" he ordered  in Russian.  And  the'���������destroyer  crawled. ahead.  And now, at various points on the  horizon, other comets cuiric into life,  and soon the ocean's rim bristled  with swaying spokes of white light.  Paul frowned. .    .  "We shall never got near them���������  never got near lhem!" he siiid bitterly-  An hour passed in helpless contemplation of the foe. At the. speed she  I was  moving,   rind  with  a strong eur-  "If it  would  please you, '  said   the] i-cnt running against her, the destroy  young man urbanely,   "you will como   0r     had     progressed   less   than     five  at once to the office of the com man-   miles.  dant." With rage in hi.s heart, Paul watch-  Paul   bowed,   and  followed  his  con-   c(|   the  wheeling  searchlights  play  on  ductor. i iho son,  lacing the black waters with  In  a   large,     bare room  near     the   a fret of silver.   Tie had no fear  docks  sat  the naval chief of  the  ill-1 discovery.   He was  too  far awny  of  ad-  "1'aUT-to~~tlie  dark     little  100m  on   the third  floor   of  a    back  street off the Tottenham Court Road.  ......  A week alter this meeting, the Imperial Secretary at St. Petersburg  sent a telephone message to the  Grand Master of the Police, in response to which that high official  ramc post haste to  the palace.  "Who is Kressler?" asked the Secretary,   without   any   preliminary.  "Paul Kressler���������Naval oflicer; flag  captain SS; author of 'Torpedo Boat  added the chief  fated port.  A grey-haired man, sallow of  and stout of build, he sat at  side of, rather than behind,  table.  He rose as Paul entered,' ajid  justed a pair of pince-nez.  Without unnecessary introduction,  he plunged into the subject that filled  Paul's mind.  "The enemy's fleet are ten miles  out," he said, speaking rapidly; "the  destroyer Riga is laying in the inner  harbor. You wrote to the Czar, saying you wished to strike a blow for  our Holy Master "  "For  Russia."  corrected Kressler.  "It is the same," said the commandant haughtily. "For the Czar  or for Russia, you are willing to  ���������tako=grc'atirisks=^c?'maTiSfigT"eHiriBBe^  rifices?"  I be observed  face j     "i shall  not    come back,"  he    re-  thejpeated     to    himself.      And  the     ad-  the.i niiral's grave voice,  "It will  be better so,"  rang  in  his ears.  It wanted an hour to the dawn,  when the searchlights of the fleet  grew strangely blurred. Kach ray  shone in a strange nimbus, that softened and diffused the fierce white  I light.  The captain of the Riga took one  long, eager observation through hi.s  glasses, and a smile broke the hard  lines of his face.  "Half-speed" ahead!" ho signalled;  and the sea hissed under the stripped  hull  of  the  destroyer,  The  searchlights   were  now   but     a  ^V-iLikQj-iJikeamy^glnvi-^oii^ihe-JioclzQn^^  'I have already made great sacrifices for Russia," said Kressler,  speaking slowly.  "The enemy is brave, with a reckless courage that is pnst all understanding. Officers nnd men deem it  a delight to die in the service of  their barbarous country. The damage our fleet has sustained is mninly  diie to the extraordinary disregard  they have for their personal  safety.  "t have    not     noticed,"  he added.  with     some     bitterness,   "the     same  ofj qualities   displayed   amongst   my   officers."    He rose to his feet, and wulk-j huI|" OI- a battleship.  In      a  minute     the;  Tactics,'     and.  police,   with   a   certain   grim   einpha  sis, "a most excellent brochure, 'Godjed to where Kressler, who had also  and the Czar'; a member of the soc-1 risen, was standing, 'nn'd laid a big  iety known as lho Little Brethren of; hand upon the other's shoulders.  Russia: a revolutionary of the most] "When a '.1'apnnese oflicer takes his  dangerous type. Present address���������" | torpedo-boats out," he said, an'd he  --1 know���������I know!" said the great.j dropped his voice, "he does so with  Secretary, impatiently topping an  open     letter  that    lay    before      hiin.  "Sea fog!" said Paul, in fierce exultation. "Every man to his post!  .Man the quick-firers; stand by to  torpedo!"  The lights were now blotted out,  and Paul threw over the indicator to  "full speed." Again the Riga leapt  i forward, peering ahead through the  spray-washed outlook of the r.nnning-  tov.er, saw tlie while banks of the  sea-fog rolling towards him. In a  moment the ship had plunged into  tho  mist.  For twenty minutes the little  raced onward; then, out of the  ning    mist.    ahead     loi.uiii.-i!   the  twice to the cellar for coal to mako  them vvith, and being the smallest  of the boys, he forgot how largo the  first eye wus when- ho wont, for tho  second.  However, tliey did very well, and  the snow-man was vory happy. As  he felt himself growing, bit by bit,  nnd tho cold wind blew upon him,  he longed for eyes co look found,  and when his head was at last finished, and ho could see. it seemed to  him that thoro wus rover such a  beautiful yard ns his, nor tliree such  fino boys anywhere us "Will and Carl  and Hob.  They put an old hat on his head  and then tried to knock it olT. which  seemed strange to tho snow-rnah; but  ho bore it very good-naturedly because he could not, help hiimself, anyway, and ono might n5i well be-good-  natured over what ciie cannot help.  Besides, Will had 'made a very smiling ''inouth for him, and ono cannot  feel cross when one has to smile. )  "These arc very good hoys," he said  to himself, "arid if they Tike to I  throw snowballs at me it must bo  right." And when the boys wont  in to lunch he was very lonesome.  So he watched the sparrows hunt  in tho snow for crumbs; and ho saw  a little dog como running up tho  street, barking for veiy joy. "It  must be a cheerful world," said he,  "but I wish tho hoys would como  back."  The afternoon slowly passed. Wo  could hear Will and Carl and Bob at  play in tho parlor behind him, and  he wa.s very lonely. The sun shone  full upon him, and a tear trickled  down from his eye.. "Thoy have forgotten mc," he said. Hut Bobbie  camo out in th'o yard just then to  hunt for a lost mitten, and he saw  tho tear. Being a vory littlo boy,  ho understood.  "Poor man!" ho said, running up  to pat him. "Ho can't sec in tho  houso,  can ho?"  Bobbie  looked     round.'    The  was sotting,  the dog was  gone,  tho sparrows had  flown away..  would soon  bo: dark;    thc  snow-man  was   all   nloiifc,   and   he   was   crying.  The   little   boy  ran   and   called   Will  and   Carl.     lie  told  thcm  all   about  it.   and  explained  his, plan'.        Thoy  climbed   up     round    tlioir   playmate,  carefully   removed  his  oja's,   and   put  their*-on   the   other  side   of   his  head,  so  thut  he could  look  into   the  parlor.  "We must make a now mouth and  noso  for this  sido,"   said  Will.  "Yes," said Carl. "It would spoil  his head to try to take these off."  And so it was arranged, and all  that evening they kept the curtain  raised so that tho snow-man could  watch them play. They did not forget him, but went often to the window to speak to him.  "What good boys!" . ho said.  "And to-morrow, when wo go outdoors," said Will, "wc* must, change  his eyes back again, so he can see  us .then."  "Yes. wo will," said Carl, and  they all said good-night to him as  they went off to bed.  For many days after th'oy moved  his eyes back and forth each day, so  that he should never be lonely any  more. ' ."   ',��������� ...;  He vvo s very happy, was the snowman. He stood by the parlor window till the sun grew so wnrin that  he began to melt. -Then, one day;  when the boys were in at lunch, his  black eyes fell out for the last timo.  And before he sank down into a heap  of snow, "They are good boys," said  the snow-man, "very go oil boys,__are_  WnrTJVfir=C^rT^a"mJnfbl')7'T'~io  will prove tho most sympathetic confidant in the world for she holds  your happiness nnd welfare at heart.  DRUDGEKY   AND LITERATURE.  Years  Spent  in   Gathering Materials and Verifying Details.  llucklo devoted nearly twenty years  to the collection of muterials for his  "History of Civilization." Ho wrote  only a portion of tho introduction,  wliich remains u grout monument to  his literary and philosophical teachings. If tho work had been finished  on the sumo scale ns begun a hundred volumes would not havo sufficed.  Cruden  labored  nineteen years  IS A REAL YELLOW PERIL  JAPAN    AND    CHINA  AS BUSINESS   COMPETITORS.  Iron    and    Cotton   Trades  of Britain  and America  Will Be  Affected.  "Tho iron and cotton industries of  the world will meet ruinous competition from both Japan and China,"  says Jumes T. Ford, of Birminhnm,  England, who has been studying  labor conditions in tho Orient ns u  delegate of tho International Mine  Workers, in nn interview at Seattle  hc suid:  '"The  development    of   the    cotton  his "Concordance to tho Bible,"  and) industry iu Japan  is almost ns tlun-  immediately after its publication  wn.s sent to a lunatic asylum. Ho  never fully recovered from the mental disenso brought on by this gigantic undertaking.  Bancroft devoted nearly thirty |  years to his "History of the United  States," which is not a history of  tho country at all, since it ends  whore tho history of tho country properly begins. Had tho work been  continued ho must hnvo written  seventy-five or eighty volumes.  Scott is said to have written  "Waverly" in less than six weeks.  He wrote very rapidly, seldom revised, and ns a consequence his novels wero full of blunders, errors nnd  'anachronisms.  Burns committed his poems to  memory boforo ho wrote them, and  when he sat down to write ho had  beforo him no labor of composition,  but only the tnsk of writing down  what ho had already finished.  Gibbon devoted over twenty years  of his life to the labor, of rentling for  and writing the "Decline'and. Fall."  It is ono of tho most stupendous  fonts accomplished by ono man.  Thomas Moore often wrote a short  poem almost impromptu". ITo consumed ovcr two yours in reading and  gerous io (.treat llritnin ns is tho  prospective development, of the steel  nml iron foundry business in China  to the United States. It is nn irrefutable fact thnt New Orleans cotton, the raw material that used to  go to Knglnnd, i.s, or wus before tho  present war, lnrgefy going to Japan.  The effects of this can be seen to-day  in the closed mills of my own country.  COTTON MILLS IN JAPAN.  "Almost immediately after thc war  with Chinn, Japan began purchasing  cotton fabric machines, and hundreds of small mills woro started.  Immense amounts of cotton fabrics  wero made for Japanese consumption,  and also for exportation to Chnui.  it will bo remembered that there aro  .something like 410,000,000 peoplo  in Chinn, nnd 05 per cent, of these  wear cotton clothing. The demand,  therefore, con be imagined. Until t-ho  beginning '.of 'the Russinii-Jnpnnoso  war there were 272 cotton factories  in Japan, all of which' sprung., up  within th'o ten years nfter the Chinese wnr. Tho immense amount of  cotton fabric 'purchased" annually  from Knglnnd hy Japan and China  ceased to como from my country.   It  preparing        material       for     "Lalla  r-ame instead from Japan.   Our mills  Koohh     and two years more in writ-   were idle, and the mills of (ho United  sun  oven  *   Tt  nON'TS TO  BOYS AND GIRLS.  Don't talk too much, and try to  alwuys suy something worth while  when you     do speak.       No    greater  ing that inimitable; poem.  Georgo Eliot is said to have written "Middleinarch" in four months.  Some doubt is thrown upon this  statement by the fact that she commonly worked slowly, writing with  great care and deliberation, and making fow erasures after tho work was  done.  Dickens says in the introduction to  "David Copporlield" that ho spent  two,years in the composition of  that novel. Ho did not usually require so long a timo, many of his  novels being, finished!, in' a year and  most of the shorter stories in a few  days.  Though it is snid that Cpngrevo  could prcpnro a dnrama for'the stage  in n few day."., four or five times this  period was given to the work of revision ahd reconstruction after the  play had been given to the actors.  Froti'dc passed seven years in col  looting .materials and writing his  "History of Knglnnd." He was very  nccurulc and often spent days in an  effort to verify a single date or fact.   j *  WATER DTVINING.  An interesting caso of "divining"  for water is reported from Doncaster, England. The diviner wn.s Mr.  B. Tompkins, of Chippenh'anr, Wilts.  Tho party included several experts,  engineer.":, sinkers, analysts, , and  others; and on tlieir arriving at a  large farm the party 'entered a field,  where the diviner produced a twig  in the shape of a fork and, followed  by thc party, made an excursion up  and down tho ground. After a  while he was led to , an adjoining  field, whore the twig appeared to  pull him about, and the influence  was so strong that hc released it  for a few:'. " moments., being himself  powerfully affected. After a rest of  diviner settled down to a particular  spot, where ho declared that water  would bo- found at 50 feet, and a  full supply at 90 ft. to 100 ft. Mr.  Tompkins is a farmer and breeder of  sheep on a large scale. .  THE  LANGUAGES  OF;-INDIA.'  Among the 14.5 distinct languages  spoken in British India are some  possessing only a .few hundred  words, others rivaling English, as  Dr. Gricrson says, or .Russian, as I  would say. in their copiousness;  -some-in^whlch^oVcry^word^isTSTKono^  syllable, others in which somo are  elongated - by nggliintinntion till  th'oy run to ten syllables, liko "da-  po-1-ocho-akan-tahcn-tnc-tin-a-c" ���������a  Kontali word meaning: "Ho who bo-  longs to him who belongs to mo will  States   hove    been gradually closing  down.  LOW AVAGES.  "There' are 2,000,000 availablo  factory workers in Japan. Their  wages .will range from 10 to 40  cents a day. Already large shipments of cotton fabrics, have been  mado to Chinese ports. Many of  these, I havo ascertained, bore English and American trade marks. Tlic  Japanese are noted imitators. It  will bc impossible for England or  thc United States to compete with  the cheap  Japanese  labor.  "lln the lish business also tho Japanese will be soon the groat competitors of the Americans. They aro  noted fishermen,' and ���������thousands so-  -cure a living by the occupation. In  a few years, unless my reckoning is  nil off, tho Japanese will be shipping  fish into the Uni(tid States, instead  of tho United States shipping fish  inlo Japan. Fish secured from tho  Japanese fishermen will\cost " less  thnn thoso secured from jftiicricans.  TO BE FEARED LV IRON FIELD.  "In the matter of tho pro.siicc.tivo  Chinese development, the iron industry is more greatly to be feared than  any other. In France, Germany,  Austria, Belgium, Italy, Holland,  Great Britain and the United States  thero are somo 12,000,000 men engaged in the production and manufacture ��������� of ��������� iron. ������������������One-quarter of the  availablo supply of workers in China  could displace all  of these.  "The average wage schedule, in the  countries above men tinned '.is SI a  dny, not exclusive of the United  States. Thc high wage scale of the  United States raises the low wage  scale of the rest of the .world. Add  100 per cent, to the wage scale of  China, and it will still bo 75 per  cent, below the wage scale of any  other country. And i't.must be remembered in considering this fact  that there is all the coal and iron  in China necessary to cnrry. on groat  enterprises for nn unlimited period.  The danger of Chinese competition is,  therefore,, obvious.  "Another .danger in Japanese dc-  "yelopment along industrial lines is  this: If Japan 'does not secure Manchuria, through' which it' would obtain its available wheat supply, it  will, without a doubt, put on a lino  of steamships to ply between... Japan  and Bombay" and  Calcutta in an eiv  QUEER MEATS FOR FOOD  NATIONS DIFFER AS TO WHAT  IS EDIBLE.  The  Edible  Virtues   of Many   Animals    Have   Been  Neglected.  Tho popular prejudice against  snails in incomprehensible when tho  favor of oysters, periwinkles, mussels  nnd cockles is considered says tho-  London Globe, in muny London restaurants, particularly in Soho, snails  now figure 011 tho daily menu. This  is nn imported tasto from Franco,  but in tho West Country snails aro  highly esteemed by tho lower classes.  A yenr of two ago a clergyman cited  ns un illustration of poverty in Bristol that ho hnd scon working girls  pick snails oil.a wall   and cat thorn.  As a mutter of fuct, lho snail is  extensively eaten in Somerset nnd  Gloucestershire, both as a dainty and  n medicine. There are men who mako  n living by collecting snnils and soiling them under the namo of "wall  flsh." Boiled in thoir shells, tlioy are  picked out and eaten with bread nnd  buttor, being accounted a grent luxury und very nourishing. In pulmonary diseuses thoy probably rank as* a  specific.  Frogs are another dainty which  projudico denies to tho Englishman,  though in tho United States and  Canada, they aro esteemed ns highly  as in Franco. Spasmodically a sturgeon is offered for sale in London, .  and thc accident of its capture affords a novel dish which should not  bo passed by, for it is generally sold  at eight pence, a pound. Cut and  cooked as a cutlet, it tastes ratho'r  like veal without a suspicion of flesh  about it.  IN  GERMANY  bear's flesh is greatly favored, and  smoked boar tongues, hams and sausages are both appetizing and-expensive. Ever sinco Paris, in tho siege  of 1370-71, was driven to eating  up the animals at the zoo, camel's  flesh has been demanded by French  gourmets. Remarkably like beef in  appearance, it is as tender as veal,  and thero arc-Parisians.' who import  it regularly fiom Algeria. On tho  samo testimony, lion steaks arc. reported to bc only, moderate eating,  while tiger is both tough and sinewy.  Jaguar flesh; howevor, is delightfully  white and toothsome, and alligators  and crocodiles provide a meal of tho  most delicate flavor, midway between that of veal and pork.  Beef and 'mutton, with pork, so  entirely make; up tho menu that vvo  actually..'' regard lumb und veal as  distinct dishes. Why should not goat  flesh bo introduced, into tho bill ; of  fare, lt is good eating, ns Robinson  Crusoe nnd Don-Juan testify. In  France it is largely eaten, Paris ,  alone requiring- a hundred thousand  gouts annually for the table. Our  neighbors also enjoy the donkey,  whoso flesh, when killed young, resembles (hat of the turkey, though  of much finer' flavor.  . Though a hippophagic banquet arranged by the Into Sir Henry Thompson was held in London somo years  ago, it is still almost dangerous to  suggest horse flesh to nn Englishman  as food.   In reality,.', it is  VERY EXCELLENT EATING,  and only prejudice can gainsay the  fact. Old and wornout horses cannot afford either nourishing or pnlnta-  ble meat, but that of a' horso reared  like nn ox, for the table/bus a finer  fibre and flavor than beef, though  darker iif color. It is served in the  best French restaurants, as woll as  beingi largely eaton.,by the people.  "It was in Paris," wrote Mr, Van-  dam, the author of "An Englishman,  in Paris," "that T learned how the  cat had been misjudged. Call the  dog the friend of man if you like,  but don't cat him. Fry him, stow  him, boil or bake him, do what you  will, his flesh is and remains oily  and flabby, with a strong flavor of  castor oil. But I declare that, stewed puss is far finer than stowed rabbit."  'niis-testimony the writer can persona lly.' corroborate, having recently  been invited to d. dinner, given' by a  gourmet of eccentric tastes. The dish  of the evening.wns.','Chatnux Cham- _ ���������  pignons."   Soaked    in   whito vinegar "  UJIU       ..UiWUHJ        HU...        \lt..~-.t.*t.       ...      *..������       *...| .-7. ,' , ������ ��������� ...  deavor  to  obtain   breadstuff  suppli* wlJh aromatic herbs, and  cooked   in  * I    w������rl      iw-inn        1 l*t\     fni-      *>\min     n      nirift      im-ir  born iii society than ho or she who j continue letting himself be inndo to  talks incessantly. Others beside fight." Some of theso divers tongues  one's self hnve idens to advance. lack verb and noun, others are ns  Brilliant  conversation   depends   upon j| complex     and    systematic   ns   Greek  ; intellectual  listeners ns  well  as  tall*  I ors.     Cultivate  a   low,   well-iiiodulnt-  | cd  Voic",   and  avoid   excitability     in  and Lntin.  -+���������   th?n-i'Sp.''c<'h. nnt! '""t'1'-  huge.  CZAR'S  MANY  BEDROOMS.  The  limit!  clinrncfer  of  the  Czar  "But what plot, conspiracy, assassination, if vou like, wn.s iio associated with?"  The  other  shrugged  his  shoulders.  "None that I know about; imt hc  Is a dangerous man. He lias even  rpoken  against. "  And the head of the police lowered  his  voice  to  an  nwesirnck   whisper.  The Secretary bit the end of liis  pen   thoughtfully.  ���������'.\s a naval officer, what sort of  n  man was he?" he asked.  Tile police chief threw out protesting  hands.  "f nm no judge of a naval officer's  abilities. If he was ns thorough an  officer as he is a revolutionist, he de-  servos  to control  the navy!"-  The Secretary stretched back in  his chair.  "if half he says i.s true." he muttered, partly to himself, "if he i.s  sincere, such a man might work wonders.    We  want   good   men."  His      brows    knit   in     a perplexed  Paul pressed n button, and  thing white and long .'ind  leapt into the water nl'ionm.  came a burst, of white fin me.  deafening   roar,. an.l   the   fog  Don't tie eirotistir.il over anv on  .usual talent vou may "possess. and i well illustrated by n story told by n  i never call lho attention of others ' trit"' ������'h(>'lmd occasion to go to St.  iion.ast.ilfl vo)Jr ^ttainnrnts. Genios is ils I I'ot.ersburg several months ngo, nnd  ���������own sUndnrd-lK-arer nnd self-prnise j through tlle influence of un Englisli-  'dims   iis own  lu.stre ! "lu"   occupying  11   trusted  position  111  j     Don't   be   foolish��������� Jno.igh   t.o   repeat i the   '"���������P"''''������l   household,   wns    shown  ; compliments   others   have   paid    you.  some-  Tender  Then'  and   a!  ,    . .        .      ,  _, _     lifted.!  the  lull   intention   of   nover   returning! Thol.e   ���������.'������������������  the  Hash  of a searchlight.!  alivo.    Jou   understand,   rny child?"    j J!v  jls  rnvs   PollI  stlW  ���������  ,,,.������������������,   vraw;1;  Paul   nodded | sinking astern  of his milky  wake,        j  "He goes  forth,     the admiral   went:     '-nit!"  he cried,   dropping on      his I  on,   "with  one desire,  and  that  is to;knPes.    ���������'Merciful     .Tea ven.    I     thank I  do as much  damage as he enn bofore| theo!" }esfc rwom.iier.dation  to a young per-  Hissed ; so" entering society or business.  M-med' ���������  from^ India. With  these  steamships  TtTcoulil truiisact a ''double-headed'  business. It could also secure cotton  materials from India. Moro than  this, it could sell bnck cotton fabric  to India, where such fabric is in  great demand."  ft  is n  sure  sign  of self-vanity     and  a. frivol-,us mind.  Don't he.sloven in .your dress. To  be well-groomed pronounces the lady  nnd t.he .treirtleman, and is  the great-  he     himsolf is  killed,  clear'  "Perfectly,      admiral,"  said  quietly.  The admiral tightened hi.s grip on  Paul's  shoulder.  "At ten o'clock to-night you will  take the Riga oul. of harbor, nnd set  a  course  for   the  enemy's   fleet.."  And the elder man dropped his  hnnd suddenly, and returned to his  place by the table.  "You may go,"  ho said shortly.  Paul saluted, nn'd walked to the  door.  As he opened th'e door, he turned-  to the man ut the  table.  "1 shnll not return,'' ho said, with  simple directness.  The  admirnl  nodded.  "Jt will bo better so," ho said  gravely. |  myself)     rrhen   n   dozen  searchllghl.t   .  fiercely  on   the   destroyer.    It.  ''n"'j that  a   regular   inferno   h.-id   hern   let  loose, round   the gallant  ship.      Torn  and racked with shell, Paul K'r.'slcr  felt his ship sinking rapidly beneath  him.  ��������� *������������������>.  What Paul died without knowing  wn.s, that the blow he hn'd struck for  Russia wns nl. Russia herself. For  tho ships hc had come upon in the  mist- belonged to the long-waited  Auxiliary Russian Fleet.���������London  A nswers.  DON'TS  TO   GfRLS.  hro-  .'���������lensi-  Verse 1. And as he. passed by���������  This clause would seem to join what,  follows immediately to whnt precedes in point of time. We are  constantly    to bear     in    mind   thnt  Don't lie rude, toward your  thers. Hoys' foulirigs are ns  live  ns  crirlfl'.  Don't, forget thnt you owe the  stiirie respect nnd obedience fo your  father lhat you do tn your mother.  Often Hi... rightful head of the house  is placed at the foot through sheer  thoughtlessness on the part of his  fnmily.  Don'l. forget (hat If- is in most  enscs Ihe father who dovofoii his life  in work and worry to provide for  his family, nnd show him the grnti-  tude  he  deserves.  Don'l, hnve Hecre's from your mother. Remember that she wns a  girl  onco like yourself, and  that sho  all over the Winter I'alnce. My friend  inquired of his guide whether,' nmong  other things, he might he 'favored  with a look nt the C/ur's'bedroom,  but was told thnt he had none in  particular, ns he slept in a dillor'ent  one every night! So wonder that.  Ills Majesty hns now fled in terror  from  his  nnpilnl.  THK   MKST  TdNlC.  Ordinary sour buttermilk is n better tonic, and is a great deal better  food than wns ever bottled or boxed  up by llio chemist or doctor. Mn,:iy  11 farmer drives miles away l.o see a  docl or, to get a bottle of pepsin <ir  cod-liver oil, or beef extract, when  at the snme time he ts feeding to his  calves good. rich, nutritious buttermilk, n thousand times better for  him thnn the stuff the doctor will  give him.  There nro. a dozen lieutenants of  idleness to,- each captain of industry  in  this world.  PATIPEB AND THE CORPSE.  Gruesome Joke Played by Inmate  of a Workhouse.  Details have just leaked out of a  gruesome incident in a Montgomeryshire workhouse, where tho disobedience,., und general ..misbehaviour, of  oue .of the inmates hus caused considerable trouble, says tho London  Express.  Tlio other duy the reprobate overstepped the bounds, and the ollicials,  thinking it the most- severe punishment they co-ilil inflict, locked him-  in the mortuary, where the dead  body of an inmate war, lying in a  colIin. The man, however, was not  in the least degree disconcerted, rflid  coolly proceeded to avenge his''treatment by preparing- a sight thut  would terrify his first visitor.  Lifting the body out of the coffin,  he propped the white-robed corpse  against the wall, facing towards the  door, and lay in the coffin himself.  A few hours later a woman appeared with the reprobulo's meal. Tho  gruesome sight overcame her, and  though she gasped, not a word could  she   litter.  The wag at lust peeped over the  edge of the coffin, and, addressing,  the corpse, exclaimed, "If you are to  have no grub I can oat it for you."  The woman fled, and no moro inmates havo been imprisoned in tho  mortuary.  "I spent last evening in the company of the one I love best in all  tho world." "Indeed! And weren't  you  tired  of being all by yourself?"  rod wino, tho cat mado a mosj sav-  "ory_(lish;"und~aflcr"lb"c"p"rejiidice    ot~*~  the first    mouthful,    one was bound  to admit   its    succulence and flavor.  Tho same verdict must be given    for  pio  by  any who liavo eaten  it.      At  thrashing  timo  in  the nofth country  some     farmers    capture and  convert  tho rats from tho ricks into a    stew  or pio.   Thus cooked,  thc grain    fed  this     point      both     tho  naturalists,  ���������  Frank Bucklnnd and the Rev.  J.  G.  Wood, agreed.  Another neglected article of food is  THE  GUINEA  PIG.  Were the edible virtues of tho hedgehog known it would rival ortolans in  opicureun favor. As cooked in rural  England it is delirious. The correct .  way is to incase tho hedgehog, bristles and all, with a thick coat of  soft clny and place it in the glowing  embers of a firo and bake. The bristles and skin come off vvith the hardened clay, leaving tlib'tenderest and  most  delicate  meat imaginable.  To make bunny squirrel into a  slew may seem a rennement of sol-"���������������������������  fish cruelty, but Such ideas rarely '  trouble tho rustid,,-and the dish is as  memorable as appetizing. Snakes,  being rare in England, are almost unknown as food, but in southern  France there is a snake which is extensively sold, prepared for cooking  itindcr the name of hedge col. Indeed,  those who enjoy eels can scarcely  shudder at stewed snake. Frank  Buckland once dined off a boa constrictor and heartily enjoyed it, tha  flesh being exceedingly white anl  firm,  not unlike veal in. taste.  * ���������        TIME FOR A.  CHANGE.  She���������'"May I suggest an occasional chango in your style of dancing?"  Ho���������"Certainly; what chango do  you desire?"  She^���������"You might step on my right  foot now and then; my left has had  about all it can stand."  Kflw^Ku^'j*^-.,:  'S-V,^?^:F1i':X^.'^JJ.Yi3**rKV.r.^^.T^^W7W������^V������?'.!T.������-^'MT.'<r.-* iit  A 6  <s?  >;.-������.���������.-������..;.���������������<;.-������..;.���������������<���������>���������������..;������������������'���������������;.���������������.<.���������%.���������>"���������������:���������-���������������  I  1  Y  Y  v  THI.  MATCHMAKERS  There was little ot tho diplomat in  lho composition of Captain Paul  Osborne', -retired master muriner.  When nny business anno his way  whorein the oxerciso of tact wns desirable ho wns npt to blunder unwittingly; for he hold stoutly lo the belief that a man who could bully iv  mutinous crew into discipline and  obedience had nothing to learn in  such a trifling matter as tho management of a son. And he had ilo-  flnilolv resolved that Dick should  marry Mllly Marston, the pretty  daughter of his next-door neighbors.  Milly's parents had met his overtures for tho nuitch enthusiastically,  and wlien, over a glass of tho captain's brewing in the Osborne parlor, the old sen-dog had promised to  bring Dick's assent���������ami the happy  youth himself���������to the littlo party to  bo hold on the morrow in honor of  Milly's birthday, Mr. Marston delightedly vowed that his wife's and  his own jlcarest hopes were on the  cvo of fulfilment.  Mrs. Osborne shook hor head dubiously when the captain breezily unfolded his������������������ scheme. Dick was a fine,  high-spirited young fellow, and she  bad grave doubts regarding the wisdom of an attempt, at coercion. Iter  shrewd', motherly instinct told her  that th'o young people were already,  although perhaps unknowingly as  yet, trending easily towards tho matrimonial goal, and that sooner .or  later their parents' desires would bo  gratified. Besides, they wero both  ���������ridiculously young, and she, for hcr  port, couldn't bear th'e. thought of  parting vvith him just yet, oven to  Milly Marston.  The captain airily pooh-poohed hor  objections, and ultimately gained  her halting concurrence, along with  a warning to be rautious how he  <lenlt with Dick. Tlio captain good-  Ii'umorodly protested that such an  Injunction was quite superfluous; ho  was always cunning, but on this  occasion she might rely upon him  being an ambassador and a snake  rolled into one. Wo in the morning  lie brought, his son to bay.  "This is thc girl's birthday, Dicky,  .  my  lad,"  ho began  cheerfully,    with  a. j6rk of his head towards the wall,  on  the  farther    sido    of  which   . the  *Marston gable abutted.  ���������"What girl, dad?"  ��������� "1-ler nest door���������Milly Marston.  Ami to kind of honor tho event  Georgo and the mother want the  three of us lo trot sound and take  toa with 'cm to-night. You'll go,  of course?" '  ���������"IX'lifl'htod, dad." said Dick, heart-  ' -iiy. ������  The captain nodded a sagacious "I  told you so, didn't I?" to his wife.  His round, red face became wreathed  in smiles, and he rubbed his hands  ���������delightedly.  "That's it, Dicky, my lad. Hn,  lia! I do liko to bear- you say it  that way. Sho's a clean, clipper-  liuill little hooker, is Stilly���������well ballasted, loo," sinking hia voice to a  hoarse whisper, arrd winking meaningly inlo his son's face: "don't forget that, Dick���������mighty well ballasted. The sort of craft that'll stand  up to a gale: oh, you rogue?"  Dick understood and laughed uneasily.  "Whenever I see her. be it weekday or Sunday,"-proceeded tho captain, "I ran't help feeling envious of  old George. I won't deny that Pro-  vidence has given mother and me tho  ���������best' boy in the world; but, Dicky,  my lad, a son ain't everything���������  ���������mothi'r and I have always had a  sort of hankering after a girl as well  to make up our cargo of happiness.  Ain't that truo, Polly? Of coursc'it  is. And if we'd had the choosing of  Ivor she'd have been just such' another as Milly." Here the captain  gave an emotional sniff and mopped  his'face  with   his  handkerchief.   But  ���������lie quickly-���������recovered���������and���������said,-  aliruplly.     "What's  your  opinion  of  thc lass, Dick?"  Dick, hesitated, colored, then his  glance steadied on his father's.  "Why," ho said, simply, "I like  Milly."  Tho captain hanged his fist-on the  table aird gurgled and shook with  laughter. "There," he criod, triumphantly, to his wife, "didn't I toll  you 'twas all plain sailing? '-' Tho  'job's done,  roily."  But the mother's face did not reflect hcr husband's triumph. Dick  looked from one to the other of his  parents',  clearly puzzled.  "What job do you refer to, dad?"  he asked.  "ITa, ha, ha!" laughed thc captain, prodding his son's ribs, gleefully. "You sly dog, Dick! : You  thought we were blind, did you? But  we ain't. You like the jade, as ive  knew all along, and she likes you;  'do', to clinch''th'e matter, we're: going to have  the  pair. spliced     right  away.".A'j.-J'; ������������������'-��������� *:* "'...;������������������.';'������������������'  ."You're/going to havens married?"  cried Dick, ��������� amazed.  ;Mrs.,-������������������. Osborne coughed warningly,  -and nmde to speak, but tho captain  waved hcr  down".  "Aye, married, my lad. Ypu  thought vvo didn't seo the course  you've been drifting. Wo did; but  drifting is mighty slow work, and  dangerous too: so among lis wo'vo  planned to givo Milly and. you a tow  into-port, that's nil. Ain't you  glad?"  "Bub���������but I don't want to "be  towed, dad. I'm not much inclined  that wny just yet: and, besides, you  forget that Milly's views on the matter nro most unlikely' lo agree with  yours."  Tiie captain chuckled. "Don't let  tlinl nii-noy you. Dick," be said,  <������hcerfuUy. "Old George is seeing to  thnt.     While  I'm   lalking    to     you  I'll bet ho's busy persuading the dear  little lhing������ "  Dick sprang to his feet, electrified.  "Do you mean, sir, that Mr. Marston is trying to forco his daughter  to marry me?"  ho sakl, sternly.  "Oh, no; no force about it, my  boy.    Just a moro���������" ���������  "Excuse me, sir; I call it compulsion." Dick's faco wns drawn and  white, nnd ho breathed quick. "Fa-  thei<���������mother, I hope you can assure  me that neither of you has a hand  in this scandalous thing."  "Pon't be angry wllh your father  ���������with us, Hick," snid Jlrs. Osborne,  imploringly. "I thought it was  bad���������I mean that anything wo havo  done, or countenanced, hns been solely in the interest of your futuro  happiness."  "What's all lho pother about, anyway?" growled the cnptnin, chagrined at the evident failure of his  scheme. "You love Milly; sho, I  reckon, loves you, so what moro do  you want?"  Dick wns struggling to conrtman-d  himself, and at length partially succeeded. "I tliink, sir," ho said, bitterly, addressing his father, "that it  mny save Jliss Marston some pain if  you will at once inform hor father  that I absolutely refuse to bo a  party to this shameful plot. I lovo  heiv-!-I say it proudly���������but now I  shall nover bo able lo hold up my  head beforo her!" He turned and  made for tho door.  "Then you aro an ass, sir," roared,  tho irato captain. Tho door slammed behind Dick. "I say," thundered tho captain, "there's a confounded blockhead of an ass in this  room:!"  "Then it onust bo either you or  me," said Mrs. Osborne, acidly.  "Dick has gone, and I'm not surprised."  tho   carriage  homo.  tho  rest   of   the     way  NEW  ALLAN  LINER VICTORIAN.  II.  The suave, dignified Mr. Marston  took a different lino with his daughter ; yet, notwithstanding the fact  that his wifo nobly seconded his  evory nrg-uincnt, it see.nxod as| though  his efforts woro destined to bo no  more fruitful than his neighbor's. He  stootl on the hearthrug with his back  to tho fire, facing Milly, whose soft  cheeks were liko twin roses at tho  monrtont, and her wide-open eyes fixed  on his in a gaze at onco questioning  and fearful.  "And, my dear child," Mr. Marston was saying, persuasively,  "apart altogether from sentiment, I  need hardly point "out the very substantial advantages which will accrue to you through such a union.  People believe me wealthy���������I have a  lingering suspicion that Captain Osborne is ono of thcia���������but botween  ourselves���������strictly between ourselves,  mind you-���������I nm really nothing of  the sort: and your mother and I arc  agreed that if you will accept Dick  now our.greatest anxiety will thereby bo relieved in lhat you, at least,  will bo secured henceforth against  nil fear.of ultiniiato want."  Mr. Marston paused impressively  and his wife seized her opportunity.  "You seo, my dear MilHcent, ��������� lhat  although it is not yet a question of  bread and buttor���������which Heaven forbid it should evor become!*���������still, the  captain's money, which will eventually fall to Dick, is^���������"  "Oh, mother, how can you?" criod  Milly, reproachfully, and Mrs. Mar-  ston's  glance    wavered    and  strayed  from six dajs to seven days to make  tho passage from Queens'town. Tho  Allans signed tho fast nlail contract  to the St. Lawrence for 1005 with  iho government, believing that it  was possiblo lo boat tho United  States routes.  "And please remember this fact,"  said, Mr. 1-lunnah, "this is not tho  ultimate time limit in which tho Allan steamers will carry the mails to  and from Canada to tho British  Isles, but it is considered, that the  steamers 'Victorian' and 'Virginian'  are up. to the present requirements  of the Canadian trade, and when  it is necessary to develop, both as  to vessels and speed, the: company will  bo. prepared to meet any obligations  in this respect. , This is (Ho first  time, at least to my mind, in the  history of transatlantic navigation,  that two steamers of the size and  pov^ir of the 'Victorian' nn'd 'Virginian' havo been placed in commission  simultaneously, and it opens a new  page in  St.  Lawrence navigation."  Tho SS. "Victorian," under command of Captain McNicol made her  trial trip on March 4.  Tho new SS. "Virginian" in  charge of Captain Vipond, will sail  days, 5'ou can form an idea'how wc I for the St. Lawrence, if local navi-  will compare with the fast mail! gation conditions are favorable, on  steamers  to  New York,  which    take! or about April 8 next.  Tho Allan steamship officials in  Montreal have received word intimating that tho new turbine S.S. "Victorian," recently constructed for tho  Canadian Atlantic steamship service,  will sail from Liverpool 'on her maiden trip for St. John and Halifnx on  March 23  next.  Mr. George Hannuli, passenger  manager of the Allan steamship line  says that the company was especially interested iu tho sailing for Canada  of  the   "Victorian."  "It means more to this country,"  said Mr, Hannah, "than most Canadians can imagine. In tho first place  the 'Victorian' will practically inaugurate what will bo known as the  fast Atlantic mail service between  the British Isles and Canadian ports.  The steamers .'Victorian', and 'Virginian,' I havo no hesitation in saying, will give just as fast service as  thoro is under the British flag, running to any country you may mention. These vessels will equal, if not  surpass, tho fastest runs made to  Now York by the big liners, and  whon I tell you that we expect to  carry the mails from Movillo to Halifnx in five days, twelve hours, or  from    Movillo    to  Rimouski  in    six  Captain Osborne was watching for  Dick through tho parlor window.  Suddenly ho started, rubbed his eyes  and peered intently. "Polly," ho  guspod, "como horo and tell mo  who's that with  Dick."  Mrs. Osborno looked. "It'a���������it's���������  bless mo if it isn't Milly!" she cried,  and her fnco began to twitch and  glow. The captain clenched his fists  und scowled ominously ut the advancing pair. When ho discerned  their arms linked cosily together he  begun to fume; but he liad a di.s-t.inct  shock when, Instead of separating nt  Mnrslon's door, they hulled, hesitated a moment, then marched in  togother.  "Must iny topliglils!" he snarled,  and sank limply into a chair.  "Molher aiid dnd," cried Dick,  gleefully, "I'm the luckiest fellow  alive and  Milly's an  angel! Your  blessing is all wo want now."  "You confounded young scoundrel,  I'll see you������������������" Thus far hnd th'o  captain gono when lho explosion  trailed off into a stutter. Mr. Marston had appeared on Dick's heels at  tho purler door, and advanced towards tho captain with outstretched  hand.  "My dear sir," ho said, contritely,  "I was an  awful  fool������������������"  "You wore indeed," growled tho  captain, with gusto. .Then suddenly  'his ,eyes twinkled. "No,' hang it, it  was all my fault." He caught Mr.  Mnrston's hand and wrung *t heartily. "No, don't'say it wasn't. I  beg your pardon, your wife's, and  dear littlo Milly's most of all. By  Jupiter, what a time we've had! I  wouldn't live through another week  like it for a million, George my  lad. Bring out the bottle, Polly!"  ���������London Tit-Bits.  suddenly ftom  hcr daughter's face.  "Oun���������your mother's and mine���������remaining years must necessarily be  few," resumed Mr. Marston, pathetically, "and if we saw you wedded  to such an exemplary young man as  Richard Osborno, instead of looking  to the future with distrust, not to  say terror, for our beloved offspring's well-being, wo ��������� should regard the approaching evening of our  lives ns���������in fact, as a long dream of  ���������or������������������bliss."  He pulled out his handkerchief with  a flourish an.1 blew'liis noso with  vigor, doubtless to conceal some  natural emotion.  "A long dream of bliss, Milly, as  your fnlhcr so feelingly puts it,"  said Mrs. Marston. "Surely on this  your birthday you will not be so  heartless "  "Oh,  mother,  you' know  I'nn  - not  lhat?" Milly���������burst���������;forth���������almost-  tcarfully.    "But, really, I don't wish  to marry anyone."  "Humph!" exclaimed' her father;  "mere girlish shyness which nn  hour's cnlm reflection will cure."  "Not want lo marry!" cried her  mother."' in amazement.- "My dear  child, how absurd you nre! Marriage  is tho goal of every girl's ambition.  It is her ��������� destiny, especially when  she is so good-looking as you are."  Stilly shrank and trembled, under  the weight, of her mother's loeic, her  hnnds clasping and unclasping nervously, and her eyes flashing ngitated-  ly from one to the other of her parents.  "But above all," continued Mrs.  Marston, with decision, "you love  Dick���������I know you do!"      ���������'"'..,;...  "Don't, mother: oh, don't!" criod  Milly, covering her face with her  h'areds.  "Tut, tut!" said her father, irritably. '.'There's . nothing -to cry  about.'-.'- Just make, upyoiir; mind to  tek'ohini', -aiid all will������������������.,be "well.:"'  ��������� Tlie girl  suddenly  looked-jip "with  a.gesture', of defiance. '���������;...'.-  "Why do you torture'mc like this?  He has never asked mc," she said.  "As to that," said , her; father  quickly, "I may tell you that he intends proposing to-night."  Milly started. "Who told you  that'?" she demanded. "Not he himself,  surely?"  "Not at all: oh',' no. T have it  from���������ha! I know, and that's sufficient,  isn't  it?"  ��������� "But I insist on knowing liow you  know," said Milly,  suspiciously.  "Wliy, my darling," said Mr. Marston, with an uneasy laugh, "the  captain told mo that Hick's dying  to marry vou. As a malter of fact.  We have decided between us (hat, as  the pair of you are so shy of coming  to (lie point-, vve enn't do bettor thnn  livil you a helping hand..    So,  while  I'm pointing tho path of duty and  inclination to you, tho captain is  tackling his son."  With o. cry of dismay Milly turned  nn'd fled. But in un .instant she reappeared in the doorway, her eyes  blazing with indignant scorn. "How  could you���������how could you?" she  panted. "I hate myself���������everybody  ���������Dick Osborne most of nil." Sho  raised a clenched fist and shook, it  wiHlly at her astonished parents. "I  shall noier���������never���������never marry him  nor anyone!    I'd kill myself rather!"  "I'm afraid, Jane," said Jlr. Marston, nl.-'out five minutes later���������"I'm  afraid wo havo boen  hasty."  "Nonsense. George," said his wife,  tartly. "You simply were not firm  enough." ,,  "But what's lo bo done? The captain will have had no difficulty with  Dick: and it will be most humiliating to us and insulting t-o them to  confess ourselves beaten."  "Give her an hour or two to think  it   over   and   "then   use   your   rightful  j authority.    .She'll gladly give way."  "I cannot help thinking," said Mr.  I Marston, wilh a slow shako of his  head, "that the captain was wrong.  I'm afraid wo nave only made matters worso by our interference. Cupid is a ticklish little customer to  meddle with."  III.-  The birthday party turned ..out a  tragic failure. Milly had'locked herself in hor room, on a plea of headache, and so her parents felt sore.  Strangely enough, their feelings of  irritation     were    aggravated   rather  Mr. Marston bowed sarcastically.  "Pray don't disturb yourselves about  us or our dear daughter. Her estimate of your son quite coincides  with our own newly-discovered esti-  mato of you."  "Wo���������we despise you," said Mr.  Marston,  hotly;  "and to "  "By no means, my dear," said  Mrs. Marston, pompously. "We despise nobody, but " when necessary  we ignore���������wo simply ignore. AVe  wish you both a very good-night!"  Mr. Marston's assumption of cold  superiority mado tho captain almost  speechless with rage. " Ho stormed  and fumed, but his wife kept her  head, and finally managed to coax  him away before anything, more regrettable occurred.  So tho course of true lovo took n.  queer twist for Dick and Milly.  At two neighboring hearths of  nights- for a whole week two pairs of  parents volubly congratulated themselves, on a truly marvellous escape  from a dire calamity on the parts of  themselves and their respective offspring. In their inmost hoa'rts, however, regrets and yearnings wore  never absent. Tho captain's manner  of stifling them was by drinking a  double share of his excellent brew  before turning in; Mr. Marston  smoked more than was good for hiim  and dreamt of the captain's whisky."  Milly was humiliated and ashamed,  while Dick was bitterly, but silently,  angry. The chango was .tolling visibly on the healths yjf all concerned  when the outraged -littlo god again  took a hand in tho game.  One     evening     Hick  found   himself  Father���������"Now listen to mc, children; I want you from now to bo  as bad as you can he." Tommy���������  "Won't you whip us, pa?." Father���������  "Not if you are vory bad, but I'll  whip you if you behave yourself.  Your grandmamma is coming to visit us, and I don't want hor lo stay  long."  SIZE OF THE CUBIT.  New   Discoveries Will Reduce     the  Biblical  Measurements.  Tho measurements of Biblical  buildings and persona havo over beon  a sourco of awesome wonderment to  the youthful, and a ihutter of considerable trouble to those students of  history nnd archaeology who hnvo  found much in tho hooks ot tho Old  Testament that is confusing and  seemingly contradictory.  All measurements mentioned nre so  mnny, "cubits," nnd what Hint cubit  represents! in metrical or English  measurements has so fur beon more  or less conjectural.  A cubit ot. ono foot six inches  hns so fur been accepted, and upon  this muny measurements that in tho  present ago uro regarded as inexplicable have been built up.  It hus been left for tho Rev. W.  Shaw Caldccott, a well-known lecturer upon tho subject, to discover  from the evidence ot thc Bible itself  nnd from scholarly deductions from/  tho famous Senkoroh tablet tho existence of threo cubits.  A thousand yours before tho birth  of Abraham, those throe "ells" or  cubits were in use, says MV. Caldccott. Thoy represented respectively  nino-tonthsi ono and a fifth and one  and^a hnlf of English foot. The lirst  was used exclusively for tho measurement of gold nnd gold tapestry work,  tho second for building work, and tho  measurement of objects and persons,  the third for measuring areas only.  Mr, Caldecott's calculations enablo  us to obtain a more accurate idea of  the dimensions of some Biblical figures.  Goliath was by no means tho  mighty giant ho was believed to be.  By the sido of Chawng, tho Chinese  giant, ho cut's-an ordinary figure. Tho  groat 1)0(1 of Og dwindles to something just more than ordinary size,  and the tower of Solomon's magnificent temple scarcely overreaches tho  clock of St. Paul's.  Whether mathematicians nnd Assyrian scholars accept tho interpretations of Mr. Caldccott remains to  be seen.  You have no right to complain  that tho sermon is thin if you are  keeping the preacher on a water-  gruel salary.  than lessened whon the Osbornes ap-j sprinting up the platform at Water-  pea red   . without     Dick. Instead,   loo ns his train-.for home was pull-  The Dominion   Permanent  Loan Company  Fourteenth Annual Report.  The Fourteenth Regular Annual Meeting of the Dominion Permanent  Loan .Company was hold at the Offices "of the ' Company on 'Wednesday,  March 1st, 1905.    A large number of Shareholders  wero present.  Tho President, tho H<on. .J. It. Stratton,.occupied^the chair. Mr. T. P.  Coffee,  Vice-President,  was ro.quostod to net a.s Secretary.  Tho President presented tlio following report of the Directors for tho  year ending December 33st,  1904:"  Your  Directors arc pleased  to bo able to stato that'active and profitable mn.ployment has been found for   tho  funds  of     tho   Company   during  , the past year,  the domaiid for satisfactory "loans being  sufficient  to  call  "into requisition thc available funds  of the Company.  Tho earnings for tho past year liave enabled tho Company to declare  .and pay dividends-amounting to ������69,134.l'i, and to permit of the transfer of $4-5,000 to the Reserve "Fund of-Uio-Company. _ After payment of  such dividends and the addition to tho Reserve Fund of $4S',00O'-nr������d-the.  writing off of ������1,444.54 off office funi'iluro and premises, there remains to  be placed'to the credit of Profit and  l^oss tho sum of -?20,GS<_.G8.  Your Directors arc pleased lo bo in a position to congratulate thc  Shareholders upon iho gratifying results of the operations of the Company during the past year, and havo also pleasure in' testifying to the  general efficiency character of the services rendered by the offficials,  agents and staff of -the Company.  AU of which is respectfully submitted. -���������  '       J. R. STRATTON,'   .      -  -   -    - President.  The  Dominion Permanent Loan Co;, Toronto.  Statement of Account for Year Ending Dec. 31st, 1904.  ASSETS.  jenial  atmosphere of  and   goodwill,   there  ing  out.     ��������� He  managed  to  grip     a  handle and  pull tho door  open,  and  therefore,  of a  congratulation  was a general suspicion on both j the next moment-.-aided by a'vigor-  sides that they had each been trifled ous push from the hand of a friend-  with. ly  porter,  he  was  sprawling    across  - "The precious fool wouldn't The lap of a girl, who, with' admir-  come," was the captain's crusty ex- [ able presence ;;of mind, contrived to  planation. ".Iust about told us to i break his fall with her arms'while  mind-our owrr business;���������But-whore's-i hor-startled���������scream-yot "filled     the  Milly?'.'   ���������"���������������������������"..������������������.'  "Confined to" her room, ill," said  Mr. Marston. somewhat stillly. "She  simply wouldn't listen to our well-  meant efforts for her happiness. Hut  I am more than astonished that  you should have failed with Richard."    ....-���������  "Oh, you are, arc yoi?" snorted  tj'e captain. "Do you hear that,  Polly? "Well, he sort of surprised. wc  too, but I reckon I could hav-;  brought the girl to reason-in a  brace of shakes���������1  could!" ������������������''.'  "With all due deference to your  opinion, Captain Osborne, I beg to  assert that you could not," said Mr.  Marston, politely, but firmly. "My  daughter has got a fair share of her  father's spilit."  The captain's face reddened, then  ho gave, vent to an.,ill-natured' snigger. "Paul!" said his wife, pressing  his arm warningly. "If s all right,  Polly." he sneered; "but I can!t help  laiighingat the notion of friend Marston  bragging  of  his  spirit.   ���������  Thej  compartment. Dick struggled to his  feet in hot haste, with a flood of  shamed apologies and thanks; then  he glanced at his preserver. "My  goodness!     Milly!"  he'gasped.  The girl bowed, clearly confused;  and turned hcr head away. ��������� ��������� Dick  sat down, his heart thumping now  in real earnest. For some imoments  he gazed entranced'at. thc soft outline of her cheek; then he edged  along towards hor as if drawn by  an invisible chain. N'o sign from  the girl.  "Miss  Marston���������Miily!"   ho said. .  She looked swiftly at him, then  away again, an'd along her cheek  went a rush of color.  "Milly, isn't it time something.was,  done to bring our parents ..together  again?"  he said,  gravely.  Milly's shoulders gave a little impatient shake. "I really don't  know," she said, sliilly.  "Pad 'has done nothing but mopo  eyer siure." He has quite gone off his  food, and I'm begin ning to fear������������������''  Mortgages and other Investments  Real  Kstate   ���������' ���������'  ���������������������������  Office Promises and Furniture    Sundry Accounts   Imperial Hank and Cash on hand  ...$3,153,933  72  24,528 '82  12,293  00  2,250 60  59,508  63  LIABILITIES.  To the Public: _ ,   ~De^sitlT';iiTid~TA."ccrucil_Ihterest_T    ..."   Debentures and  Accrued Interest       $3,257,513 83  7T.i$-212;816-70  ....  1,603,020 83  Surplus-���������Assets   over  liabilities  To ^Shareholders:  On Capital Stock .....   Contingent  Fund   .......   Reserve Fund       ���������;������������������������������������   Unclaimed Dividends V.   Dividends payable Jan.  3, 1905  Balance of Profit and Loss ......  $1,815,837  53  .  1,441,670  30  .$1,223.241 '71  5,964,68  . ���������   ico.oooop  50  07  ;ti,73r> io  20,684  03  $1,441,070  30-  seliingr of pull's  arid  pomades''... don't,'j Ilick  paiiscd "significantly,, and  Milly  I should fancy, tend  to inake a lire-  flashed round a.'glance of eager con-  eater of a man.        ;  "Sir.V said Mr.. .Marston,-.with' a.  'dignified tremor, "my business is an  honorable one���������quite' as much so,  permit me to say. as that of a glorified  coal-carrier such as���������-"  "Go on," snarled the captain.  "Say it out, man. and then we'll see  what's what. Leave mo alone,'Polly,  will  you?"  "I sha'n't, raid," said Mrs, Osborne, excitedly. "Come away home.  It's a blessing we've discovered what  they nro in time. What a fate our  Dick's might have been I can't  think.     Come away."  "I guc.vs you're right, Polly," said  the. captain. "We'll go home and  make it up with the lad. and if ho  over looUs at a Matslon again I'll  cut him off with a shilling!"  'Oh,  so     has  father,"     sho  com.  said.; _���������'      J ���������/.'-,.- J  "Then would it hot be cruel to let  them pine away and perhaps-die-  yes, dio���������whon it lies in pur power  to save them? Of course," he went  on, lugubriouslv, "hating me as you  "tlo���������" .:��������� .  "I don't;���������don't hnlo you." /������������������"-.  "Well,   Ihen.  despise."  "Nor despise. It's you who do  these things." Her eyes met his  defiantly as .she said il. His hands  found hers somehow, ami her. glanco  wavered.  "Oh, Milly, Milly!" he said, '' reproachfully,     "what I feel  for     you  is t he: very essence of love "    Rut  enough. "Let it suffice lhat two fond  hearts were soon beating as one, and  Cupid danced a jig on   lhe roof     of  PROFIT AND LOSS ACCOUNT.  $3,257,513  83  THE GREATEST TiMEL  OBSTACLES     IN  PIERCING    OP  SIMPLON  MOUNTAIN.  Great   Rush of Water When    Galleries Met���������Treacherous  Bock.  Tlie world nover witnessed a greater triumph of mind over matter than  wus    signalized    by      tho    successful  meeting  of the galleries  which     now  pierce   tho   Simplon   Mountain   for  a  distance  of  12.20  miles  and  shorten  the journey, from Calais to Milain to  5S."   miles,   compared   with   tho    GS0  miles by tin- Mont  Cenis Tunnel and  005 miles by the St.  Gothard.    Kx-  traorilinury talent,  unquenchable per-  severeance.  aud  superb  courage havo  contributed     to    overcomo    obstacles  which   it  in  admitted     wero  unprecedented  in    any    previous  engineering  work.   It was not the extreme length  of  the  tunnel  which  constituted    tho  difficulty  of  the enterprise,  but     the  soft, treacherous rock, combined with  hot and cold springs of grout volume.  Tho inception     of tho scheme    aud  tho  initiulion  of  the  work  are mat-  tors  of  history,   as  also  are  the  repealed     subsequent  predictions     that  the end could not be nchioved.      'I'ho  -tunnel,    which   is really two parallel  tunnels,    each   with   a single    track,  was begun in tho autumn of 1898 at  Brigue,    Switzerland,    and a    month  or  two  later   at   Iscllc,   Italy.      All  the  machinery   installations  had     to  bo specially prepared,  hence the progress at  the outset was    slow,     but  from January, 1S99, until December.   ���������  1903,  it progressed at an average of  3,497  metres a year.    Some  of     the  greatest  troubles  were met  in   1904,  wlien only 1,603 metres wero pierced,  but for months together tho splendid  drills regularly turned out IS feet of'  gallery   every   24   hours,   which    far  exceeded the rate evor beforo attained in thc world on any work of this  kinds  DEDAYED DY WATER.  I'ho gradient ascends at each entrance toward the middle for thc purposo of drainage, and this alone_  made possible the completion of thoc  work. At a distance of 4,400 metres from Tsolle a spring, or rather,  a river, of cold water was struck  which gushed 12,500 gallons a minute and delayed operations on tho  Italian side for months. Moreover,  the ground was treacherous, and this  necessitated elaborate propping. 'The  largest timbers were crushed and  steel gir'ders were twisted. Tho latter were eventually mado serviceable  with the aid of concrete cement.  Meanwhile from Drigue tho workers  reached   the  summit  of  the  gradient  in the middle of the tunnel, although  tho temperature had risen to 132 degrees Fahrenheit,  which  was    35 degrees     higher     than   expected.      The*-  Swiss workers  then began  to  'drive t  down to meet the Italians,  and    the *  hot springs troubles,  which hnd boen  frilly' foreseen,   began   again.      Wator  of     a   temperature   of   117     degrees  Fahrenheit    was    soon  tapped,     but  this  was     overcome for a  while    by  sending jets of cold  water  into     tho  fissures.  TK'AIN BY MAY.  When, however, the Swiss had gone  809 metres from the summit, the  works became filled with scalding  waler, and finally stopped the working from tho Urigue end. This was  "in May; -lfl04.^.Il_was tho last named accumulation "-which- ���������gushed  through thc final breach. From the  Swiss sido the works into Italy now  remain complete. Arching of masonry covers in the water channel beneath" the floor of the tunnel. It is  expected that a train will go through  the tunnel not later than, May of  this year.  Throughout the operation no dust  was produced, it being immediately,  turned into mud by the cxhaus.t water from the drills. The roranrkable  standard of health of tho 3,000 men  employed is partly attributable to  this and to the admirable arrangements which had been made for protecting them. They were protected  against sudden changes of temperature and arrangements were made for  changing and drying their clothes  constantly and providing doucho  baths and substantial food. Oreat  attention was paid to ventilation,  and  such a     thing as  foul  air    was  ac-tiially_unknown   Three shifts of eight hours each  constituted  a  day's  work.    No  left  his  work  or  dropped  his  until his successor had actually  ped into his place. "^^  man  tools  step-  ���������'���������������������������������������������"���������;. .       Dr.  Interest on Debentures and  Deposits   .Written  off Office  Furniture and 'Premises.  Dividends       ������������������������������������      Transferred to-Poscrvo Fund   Balance Profit and Uoss   Cr. ..   . .:*,  Balance December 31,  1903  .."....:....;...   ....... :...'.'.....   .....  Interest,. Rent, etc., lifter ������������������payment; of expenses,   including sal-.  ar'ies,: Directors'  fees, government taxes and fees  .....   ......  ..?  87.177  51  1,444  54  69,134  14  45.000  00  ������������������  20,08-1  68  $.  223,440  87  ..?  9,089  91  214,350 9G  $223,440 87  AUDITOR'S CERTIFICATE.  We have examined '.he Cash Transactions, Jiccoipts and Payments,'  affecting the accounts of the assets and investments for thc year ended  December 31st, 1901, and wo find the same in good order and properly-  vouched. Wc liavo also examined the Mortgages and Securities, representing the assets awl investments set out in the above account, ami we certify-  that they wore in possession ami safo custody as on December 31st, 1904.  NEEl'F.D A QUACK.  "Mary,   I     wis-h   you'd   send      for  that  quack   doctor   as   quick   as   you  can." ^  "Why.  what's the matter?"  :-"I ate loo much duck for dinner."^  A well-known Icct'iier, who hnd  been invited to serve as a substitute  felt somo ncrvousiioss, knowing ho  was to lill the place of a more famous man. This feeling was not diminished when hc heard himself thus  announced by a long-limbed, kcen-  eyod farmer: "This 'ere is our substitute. , I don't know what he can  do. Time was short, an" we had to  take what we could git!"  (Sign-ed)   HAPPY  VICI30N.   \  "     SON.      j  Chartered   Accountants.  (Signed)  O.  M.  HUDSON  Toronto, February 11, 1905.  On motion of Mr. Stratton, seconded by Mr. Karn, thc abovo report  was unanimously adopted.  Tho following Directors were then re-elected: Hon. J. It. Stratton, President Trusts and Ouarnntce Oompany; D. AV. Karn. President of the D.  W. Karn Company, Woodstock; C. Kloepfer, Manufacturer and Director  Traders Bonk, Toronto; T. P. Codec,  and F. M.  Holland, Toronto.  At a subsequent meeting of tho Directors Hon. .T. R. Stratton was  re-elected  President  and Mr.  T.  P.  Coffeo Vice-President.  "What I iike," she said, "is a  person who is frank���������one who says  just what he means, without beating, about tho bush." "Well." he  returned, "I'll be slraighl forward.  There is something I want  to     tell  you  for  an  hour    or  more,   but "  ������������������yes." she urged, with suppressed  excitomeut, j-eeing that he hesitated;  "what is it?" "There is a big  black streak down one side of your  ncse.    I think's it's soot."  Judge���������"Tho sentence of the Court  is that the prisoner bc confined in  prison  tho  remainder  of  his  natural  life."     Prisoner���������"But,  my loixl ''  Judge���������''Not another word, sir. or  I'll  give you four years  more."  Mabel���������"Mamma says our consciences should toll us when we aro  naughty." Kitty���������"Yeth, but I  don't lith-en to gossip.".  Sa IS"  J  f  I  1  I  pi  fo  kx  i.  i  .���������������>���������  I.-:  .*h������rt^<,vS*S.-i.  ^^^war^^B^r^^ct^a^-o^c^oag^^g^^^  *B������  s]>oke iii inncli the fiiiiiii'spiiit. high waiur   landing  at Denton.��������� Tho  'flu- question din wer wus significant- j mine is  reported  its  in excellent con  l������! Dress Goods  w  with the  Season.  can   supply  your wants    in    this   Line  Newest   Fabrics for thc   Dressy   Spring-  New Cotton  Fabrics  Just opened a  Colored Fabrics.  new   shipment   of  This Dopartment is  White  at  its  and  best  now.      Everything; New, bought for Spring trade.  All-Over Laces  New Novelties in All-Over Laces and Appliques, pretty patterns, durable, ancl good  washing- and wearing qualities.  f| New Hosiery  H and Underwear  $sMc  Spring  &eaay-tJO- w ear  apartment  Ladies' Skirts and Blouses, Cotton Costumes,  Under Skirts, Silk Under skirts, Night Gowns,  Corset Covers, Cotton Drawers, and everything  for ladies in thc ready-to-wear line kept in stock.  1  Col  oxres  A new  importation   of  Kid   Gloves,  lars ancl Belts for the Easter trade.  ancy  s  DIM  Department  nens  for Easter  Throw your old Tics away and get lhc  latest  style.     They arc here for you at reasonable pricc.  Boots and Shoes  Cul.' Shoit Di esses,   Bab}'s   Long   Robes,  Cloaks foi thc > oungsteis, Chilthen's Rompers.  1  IJ  AJLJlJLI.  till  Mote \'c\\   Mil  l.i.hion lciiiicj  hnciv���������We keep in touch with  ol lhe Ea.t <uid have anew  consignment coming by e\piess ior Easter. We  ha\ethe  latest  shapes   in   sltaus,   and   exquisite  C������Me,  -tt.-v���������  'J'ri^  c#Ja.  ^|  'Av-  Stylish and Up-to-Date Footwear, including ^0  the American Harlow Shoes and the Twentieth ^{e.  Century, Canadian makes for men. V/ftf   _��������� __  ^&  We are making this department specially |f||  attiacti\c with a display of New ancl Nobb\ goods *'^������  for Easter buyers. E\ccptional values. Come *'>*-  and get thc best goods in thc matket. They aie  here lor your inspection.  en  s  onus  gfs  ly eme-ty. no doubt owing to the able,  discussion of the |i:i|ieis. hut. Mr. Hums  wus ready with a. c;i! et'ully prepared  list of knotty poinls, which was, without delay  disposed of piecemeal.  .At S:",-'l p.m. the hull wns crowded to  he.-ir .������������������ddics������-es Ijy Mini. F. .). Kuiton  niul Ur. (>. U. Hny. Tin" pi-ngi'itniiuu  was brightened wilh songs and insti-u-  meiitnl uiti.sie. With ilie sinking nf the  N il.iiuinl Anlhcm, the meeting wus  then adjourned until 10 a.in. to-day,  (Thursday.)  A I'u'ii-i- nv.'o'.mt of addressi's niul  furl her ]i!-n--crdings nf Ihe Institute  will a;.|.i nv in nur next issue.  THE B������ATR'IC������  "_2������p~  Easter  Ilosicty���������  Lisle  Dainty, New  Silk Plaited���������Lace and Crochet Patterns.  Thread, open effects���������iri Tans, Black and open  effects. Women's White Lisle Under Vests Mith  long and short sleeves, at all prices. Women's  Balbriggan Vests with Drawers to Match.  Tlie Latest  Styles in Hats  Our stock contains a full  iange   of  Stilf Hats,   New   Biowns,    Amencan  also " Thc New Hat''  .axing*  You aie  ccdially   invited   to   look  ovcr  the  New Styles and Matenals.  Fit ancl finish style wc  Place n our oidcrs with  us  at once.  "en's  The Newest and Neatest Patterns c\cr shown  in thlb city are ready for you in the shut line.   ^4fe  ''fa  vSoft  ancl ^/ft"  makcs,= ^%  . -��������� -^ft?  "sTrfi  Now Absolute Owners of the  Famous Properly of that name  ���������Reduction Works to be Installed���������Prospects Bright.  Tim   IsniiiU'i- silver-lead   properly of  Kisli Rivei-c,-i!ii|i���������the li"alrii-e Mine---  M1 li".]*\    Iim une   l hi    ibsolule  ]iio-  peit\ ol    the iii,ill k e  Miik-..  L Milled,  w hidi ((imp in".   I  t,  it-In ,itl ii'iKp.il  Hevel-loke       Imu   some  | .nu p ist no  goti tlio'is   have   I een   on   loot foi  tin  piii(.h iso   liom   I! uu hei   IJlOS. Ol   Nl'l  -on oi then inftue.I in the claim-,,and,  i-   .iboM    -I iled    the   ioiupin\   hive  p ml I hi in   nil     mil   hum    ow n I he pi II-  peilj ijlc-.ii uf nu iieilu into-.  Tho c!.inns aie Hue ��������� in nunihii and  aie ei own gi inletl. .uul he ,tl tlio head  ol   .i   loi lv ot jMoh.lVV k Lleek about live  nnles fiom Ganibmne. Dining the  |M-t \Miilei I'll) tou-, ot huh ,;i uie  -ihi l-'it'.ul ind /mi oi e was mined and  will ho shipped to the smeltoi .is soon  .is  the   io uls   .Limit ol   h m'.ii'   it to  liiiioii ihkI further mining niul shipments of me will bo continued  slendily. In nddition to tho high  grade silver-lead oro found on the  'property there, is nn enormous ledge  of ipi.iil/., (-.-UTying ns high an average  of gold values ,-us urn found in Fish  liiver eamp. nnd tlu; installation of it  reduction plant similar to that creeled  for the .Silver CJnp und Nettie It mines  ' no.-ir KVi-gu.-iui, will lib the next step  [undertaken hy the eoinpany, wliich  1 now nuinliois anions its intuiiliers.  several !u:-al nnd Aiuericnii investors  of hiyh liii.-iiici.'iS .st.andiiiK, thus ensin-  jiiiK ample o<ipil'ill to carry oul- the  ' complete devo.'npsntMit and e()tiij)iiieiib  of llie m'ne. WjiSIo other properties  in Ihe country are imported as lining  n\:: sfi-nes ol" lii^ ylriUes and nil lho  rest of it, tile, liealriec is all actual  ��������� hipjx'i-, tints (leniiiii-.ti-aliii;; the fact  I tint, t lui eniiipuuy have the Koods'lo  deliver, and placiiif? it in the front  raiiU of lcu'il imale ininin;.; enler|irises.  The maiiii.n'.iiu-iil of tliu property is  in the hands of Frank 1<\ Fiilmet> who,  with hia patiner Mis. Anderson, has  rustled en iiy and lain to inake tho  mini; a success and lo liiid the money  to l-.eep thiiiRS lnovinj;. They nro  ieeoiviug well eained ciii.};r������lulat.ioiis  upon the .-success Ihey have attained.  (1. S. JfcC/tiloi' is pic'sident of tho  company and Harry Anderson is  -(( I el.irv. We hi'-pe.ik for lho  ll( if i ii e Mine-,t sin . e���������lui ciiiror and  diM(l(>nds loi tin n th.itcluildeis.it no  disl.tnl date.  4%,  m DR1TGOODS  ^| MERCHANTS  DRY"aOODS  MERCHANTS m  T  ,****************������������o*******  Spots  A.VU  Are made   by  so  ciifl'ereiit ag-ents.  many  t WE   KAV2  A  GLEANER ���������  ��������� which   is   excellent   for o  m              taking out any of these *  ��������� t>pots.    It is   put   up   in a  ��������� 25c. Bottle, and easy lo o  ��������� u������e. ���������  ��������� CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., Ud o  ��������� o  Births  McRae���������At Kevelstoke. on April loth  to Mr. and-Mrs. H. S. jUcBsie, of  Field, B.C., a danglitei-.  Svwitt���������At Kevelstoke, on April 10th  in Mr. iind Mrs. Fred C Xew'itt. of  Field, B. C, a sou.  I.AUGHTOX��������� At Kevelstoke. B. C. on  April 2-lth, to Mr. and Mrs. John  Lauchton. a son.  ������100,000 will he unfii iL fhe Open  riou.-e l.oniglil���������lour ci 11 > and scenic  a good seat.  lion.   F.   Fulton,   I'm  in 1 tl   Seen  tut-y and Ministci 01 '"duciuri'i,   cmie  in yesteiday  nioinms   lioui   Victim.1  lo attend   I.he 'leuheis'  (Ann entioii  Jlr. Fulton   goe^,  west  on  Xo    1   tonight.  The bachelors lull -.ill he held it  tlio Opera, llonsi on M iv oth TJ11.  following gentluiiLii constitute the  crinitiiitlee of man igenietit. Me���������i-  ir. .1. Walts. A 13 Il.icru'ei (��������� W  FiUvai-ds. K. 13. tain.ii<hiui and Di.  ^V'. If. Sutlierl.ind btcat pi epilations are being mule to etistiie l l.o  event being a si-ci ess  W. F. MuOullonsh ������ Iiosi niiueml!  beieadify tecallid b\ piri'ueis and  after whom "McCullougli Cieek 111 1 lit  llig Bend cimntn 1-named, he huin  the discoverer ol mild in thit lntalit\.  cnnie to Ashcvoit .1 div or two igo  lie has lately been miiiins m .VI isk.i  tind is now bent, on e\ un iun^ ,\ ptom  isinp prospect he -iw some \uais ,i������ii  -���������Ashcroft Journal.  BUSINESS LOCALS,  j    SCKOLASTIG OAT5-3ERS?l������.  Sn-ioitc Brown's Union   Cifrar.  irei d   1'ol.itooo  fm   Sale applj to It  Tappi ���������!<,'.  Belli ie has an elegint stocl: of  new  Comlis ind I'm-  Xew   st\ Ies   ol   lji.nies'   ( mnbs and  Pins]iiolin  if lji \\ ���������>  Ding dime.  Snicks R?GVt������r.  ;giSulcti  (f"o ltir. 1 11 "io.u J'  , o i������ )  I'm He  .S( LUIltll -  Funds I ole in on lie il Estate  Applj to .1   il  Si������tt  1 lei-  ate  lho  rnn-e Knb'i������ i   If u  I est���������go to i.e.itt it  ROOMS TO HIA'T 111   tie Tapping  B'ock. app'v to K   landing  C ilico Hall. "\I i'  1-t.  i.ndti auspiei s  ot  J.idit-s    .v.u\iii 11 .    to '!    ot   li  T  I     (.0 to the Rid t  .11 Touef Small ic -  i>��������� lot  the   new est  LOCALISMS  Come and enjoj- yourself at the  Opera House to-night���������admission 50c,  reserved seats 75c.  A meeting of the Intermediate  Lacrosse Club will lie held in the Oitj-  llall at S o'clock to-night.  P. F. Oodenriitli     fnelhtig  cone--'  pondent for The "\\ (1 k, aftei -| tMnling '  several -'.days   in   tho   ' itv   gatneung!  ni-itertal and photogia.ih- foi  an illu |  strated article on Keiel-toku and   the  district, left tliis mo'n.nj:  lm   Anon  I heud en route  to  Wilson       Victoti.i-  i latest journalistic 11 iiinant  foi   public1  i recognition, as a pioMniial u'ti-ti iti t,  ! paper, li.-is nmcb to c unmei d it m   it-  clean up-to-date bu-inc���������method-, fiei  from the usual p nd w 1 itr un gi ir:    -o  often inflicted on the bu-11 t��������� m.'i 1 < st- i  and  the   articles   t unit ituilid   bv    1 -|  hustling correspeiidenf K Iii it   ,x  torn  of honcstv- which i^ tette-hing. ,  Sst:oJ.3 Brown's   " Marca  Vueita  A I ti re  -*oik  :i- p.it  1  titgsr.1.  ti   , 1  Sioi e  > ->\ t i.i,  on v o\. 1 1  v\ ir.iion - I  fioui !.    \  ( 1   \Vitrtm.in roun-  l.1 tv tl .it Bi ws' Ding  the hit vm ithei-  ('   .in inu-   1" 1   J  (.''<���������;    t ���������(!������.! I hei.  1 r  t/      ���������.!-o='.i"  1- eom.n^  air -ont'n  1 .1. once  no etc.  NO  VE  "OTT    il  Hot  _   Thos. Taylor,  M.P.P..  Mrs,  --^^alid���������finTii .yt^luft^tiri^-" iiiLu-'ui nxf  ���������weiik's   visit   to   the    Halcyon  Springs.  Mr. Curvenn. Mrs. Curvoon and I  fatnilj-returned on Saturday from a!  three months visit lo fra-nds in I  Michigan.  Don't  forget   tlu* dramatic perform-1  ance to lie followed by a dance at the  Opei-a House to-night' 7.V.-. and 50c.  Mr. and Mrs. Colbeck caine in from  Xelson    on   Tuesday   evening. Mr.  Colbeck will take his' old run  as chief  engineer on the s.s. Kevelstoke.  E. L. Kinman has leased Mrs.  Bourne's residence on McKenzie avi>.  nnd with Mrs. Kb.wan and famiiy  ���������will take up theii- residence this week.  Mr, XV. B. Robertson, formerly of  the Columbia River Lumber Co.", of  Golden, has been in town for a few  days and vvill likeiv- make this citv- his  future home.  C. H. Detitchtnan left on Monday  moining for Halcyon, where he will  remain for aliout 10 daj\s. When he  returns he will endeavor to organize a  party for cave exploiation.  The s. s. Revelstoke will leave her  dock for the first run to Laporte, about  Monday next. A big cargo of supplies  for the mining camps will be taken on  this week for shipment north.  Tlie Rathbone Sisters' ball, was  held on Mondav- evening in Selkirk  Hall, where a large gathering assembled to "chase the glowing hours  ���������with flying feet," 'fhe orchestra.  Mrs. Lumb, (piano) nnd Ii. N. Doyle  (violin) played the opening bars at !):.'J0  p. to., and from that time until tvvo  a.m., vvith the exception of a short  interval for luncheon at midnight, the  dancers whirled awjiy what seemed an  all too short time of innocent, merriment. Tlie upstair room.1; were utilised  for games by those who were not  dancing,  la-  fn  oil'.' sporting  column  Tiylor j thp   [j gjtat.d_jn ide  u_i'i_'J  action n: flic  ATlili tl-   A ���������  not idlowinglhe ltd nt fiuithid mit  'J "ft j The Murderer uf  ~i(7if FT  to lake place, on tliii ,'iu 1 ' a-  i.eing unspiirtsm iiiiiki 'J ip i it o'  the iiiii.ttet- is thai the \���������i i Uui'i 11 i-  ah'eady gone to ( oii^idi lab'e ( \| i ,  this spring in hiving tin giuiud-  ii-velK-d and in sovvun'gi i��������� in m ib '  to make tlieir \voi\oi -nine 1 1 'it  the Association ih id, d i,o lui jj* n  tln-ir gnaiiids 111I1I tlu 1-t o' Iiv  p.c-tice of wliich d (i-mn \. >s- _'i' i n m  lhe public through ll ( ((llimin- ol llu  IlKltALM ov-frr ii imintli   igo j  Worn aa Still   a  The Pol'cz Activi  Unsucce .sfu!'  the Japanese  Free   i.l&n���������  But as Yet  llu    l-  >,i mi -1  'I or *i  ���������iddij  si-nn of 1  1  WOIII Ml,   Is  itu e ll ivi   11,  fin thi  ' !-������������������  tbe  ,11   Kio'n tl.i  - il!  r I nge  n   ' 01 king  n 1 phi  1 i-..   <nd   mil   v\ uhout  (if    - 1C( f-- 111(1     t lie  Ii  ti  bi foi>   ii, mv d ivs  Hindi 1 ei    will   be   1 up  If a prescription is correctly written we can  fill it, no matter if the  name of some other  drug-gist is on blank.  Bring all of your prescriptions*' here and  they will   bc   correctly  filled,  charge  The prices   wc  will suit vou.  D.  Waiter  Bews,   Phm.  UKUaO'IST ASP KTATIONBIt.  N'exl to llic Hume Block.  Prompt Attention To Mail Orclcro  -I  IIU       I  H   l-llll  indii    'iii'i- .11 (  t1 e nv t   tlu  dow 11  ( he f .,1 tin Piovini 11! I'olue,  I*tillior k \\ ( b-tei, ot >u l-on ha- In < n  Hiin 1 v 11111 1 ��������� div I il i--'-ting  the loi ,ll police ll' thi-II eflolt-. vvlllli  .1 Jiipancr-e lnterpietet fiom Vancouver is also hero on   the  same   errand.  Tlie sheath knife lhat was used by  tlie murderer was found hy tho police  in the ash pan of Liie kitchen stove in  the murdered woman's home a few-  days ago. and a hunch of keys was  picked up Iiy Mr. Rebulchese, whilst  working in his garden a few dnys  after the murder. These were turned  over to "the polico . and a I't i:v wards  identified a.s belonging to the murdered woman. Evidenllj- they had  been thrown into the garden by the  murderer as he wn.rt leaving the scene  of in's crime. The. police .-ire just now  working on a clue that may lend to  lhe elucidation of tiie mystery. The  I I.KJiA'f.ii trusts thut in the interests of  I.he good name of tbis ci!..y and of  llritish law iind order, Uic.it- elforts  may soon he rewarded hy the capture  of the desperate criminal.  Lack of space obliges ns lliis week  to reluctantly omit letters from correspondents.  ONH nfJNDHKO  THOUSAND  ,c x,  n  a H .a   a  h x,  H  a Si  TO-NfGliT AT OI'KIJA HOUSH.  The local lodges of lhe I. O. O. F.  will celebrate the With anniversary of  Iheir Order by all ending divine service at tliu Methodist church on .Sunday evening next,  th it the ncc.isii.n did net emit dm 1114  the siiiniuei v ic ition, whin a I up to  Lhe snuonndrig counti v mi^ht be  thus made possible, Hi- Woi ship concluded by wishing them all .1 \ 01 v  pleasan! si iv  Mi Albeit Sill.\ m ot Nelson, 1 e-  ph"d to the M.iv-oi 111 his, iniactoii-lii-  niannei, touch ng hi'inoi ou-lj upon  his one .iiiK'.ippoint'jjenLtoltt > elatoke  school and kei.pi lg i'|i 1 ������ uinng liio ol  witticisms 1111 iid with sound ( oinninn  sen-0 'J lu ht .ut.iK.s-, of hi*, ,uiLi'ig  showed llii; the spii'iCa lemiiko  weie gieatly afp.ei'ated  The piileinin 1111- thus ovei, ,1 a ei v  nice musical 111 ogt.tmmi. w is iondei id  tl.e dilleient'mu ibti" bjmg well ie  eeived. rhe ()uaitetlc b\ iksd ime-  Bews md Di nr and Mi-si-. Uiibci  and Allui.i, and tin m dc quail ette bv  Me-sis Bubei, Alhun Ri'd ind Le  IV.m\. the piano solo (The Slonn) hv  JIi-> Shook ehcitid lii.iit% incoie-  .Mr numphie>'-fine voice w.is ht.ud  lo adv anl ige m his song (Kig Ben) and  Mi. Ha-tmgb Cello solo was i niti-tial  tie.it Thu-tlie evening hnui- went  bv pleasanllv. 'J he lull Ihen being  cfcated, d.mcmg vv.i-^Jmdulged i.i At  12pm a suitmlid -up|C', at which  neai I.'jO pril-011= -at down, vv is -(I veil  in lhc lu-emcnt hall b/ Mis MoKtt-  liek.mdlin -till, and shoitly altei  ihe ciowd di-pei-,id toi Ihen homes,  thoioushl-v pic ised witli Iheinstdaj s  sojuin 11  llii- city.  iv 1 ������n i_-D v Y  Openii k i'n' piotetdings at 10 1."  Pn- \\ il-f.ti mltodiiird Mr Bin 11-  who gave one of the most lnleiestmg  l((,Luu- V(L deliviied. vi/. Iliat on  Liler.ituu Piefacing hi- leni.nks  with th" aei.ounceiiK nt 111 if in place  of "l.v irigni'ie." W.iltn Siolls "ij.'j  t t tin, f i-i 'ilmiin I ' v niild_br intijj-  durrdintli High beliool enLiance,  .Mi Bui n-i I i���������died hi" Ier tme undei  six held, w (1) Tie vvutii a- a  m in (2) 'J i.e times in whioh he wiou  ���������nd to n lu< h h:, woi k-, icic i ('!) '1 he  -t\|e of tie book (1) It- iiiigin.  (Vi Plan Hi) Be i dies, it.. bndd  tiit -i -'viii! hmding- t'l U u ned  j gentli m ui I ���������/ nted 'iur tin- i.iii iisi  r I iv ill v ih-pl .veil bv tue i-.nlii, w ho.  [the (lilt Ifi id il tum i, being now lung  I-ince pa-i   pui'iayio the ati'i ni.iLli in  e  l ���������  We have just received  a tno.st complete stock of  up-to-date combs.  SIDE COrflBS  BACK" .COMBS.'-.'  DRESSSKG C0iv5BS  PQ1HPA0GUR GO^BS  The latest in hair curlers.  Come and see them.  A. I ways pleased to show  our goods.  Red Cross Drugstore"  Oi:ci.  D.  Ukattie,   1,'aor.  a       Dring   U'D  Your  Proscriptiono  a  a ************* 6*9*******1  {.*'  -cenes ol trloi y .ind lomance. Dwelling upon the u -pi livuheiutv ol Ihe  v .u mils (pi .ode, aiound winch Ibe  stone- c nil", and, still i'lither, em-  ,)h,isi/aiig tbe point ^vith I'ltiitialed  view-ot lust one pi ice-, Mi. Huin-  tompel'ed t lie keene-t infetc-t ol Ins  lie.ncifa Mleiition too, w i- cil'td to  the bemtilul and apt us������ ote\pie���������ive  id icctives, al-o lo the hie ind pei-ou-  iibty vv hu h the iiithcu thtew into bn  woi' s Lliioughoiit "l"inal]\ Mi Hains  ooiiiled out the stinng jmIi ioltc si nl i-  moul undiilv mg tl.e whole compo-i-  tion and advi-ed hi- heaieii to i.iihei  i est net then clhu U at ln-t to the  geii(.i.il siih|C(t millet of the hook,  lh in to the me inings ot &i otch woids  and phi.tses, and amid hi ail v appl ui-e  lie then i(-nmed hi- scat. Tiie lollowing gentlemen then discussed the  lt-( tine  Tlie linr;,-!": T rttlto , Minister ol  Education w.is intiodi'-(d hy the  [liesident ind heaililv leceived. In a  lew appio[itiate vi'oids e\pic=������ed his  .ippi eci.ition ot tiie honoi (onlmed  on hnn h\ (luting hnn an hotioi.uj  iiumbe'i ot the Institute, adding thai  although he did not an ive until 1 ite  he neveitliLless eniojid tins addies-  ol lho loiinei speikei and thoioughlv  endoised his method ol msti tieLion,  and hoped the p.cscnt gatheimg  would be piodtictive ot imicli benefit  to all al lending  Mv GI Hence luillon, R A., also  igiecd with lhe molhod ot teaching  hleialiue as suggested by Mi   Hums.  In-pectoi Slewait said ho thought  lhat it would be a gooil plan loi lca< h-  eis to at liist take tlic pupils thiough  Ihe bookt in (piestion in about 10  le-sons leaving li.e mine niLiicate  vvoikot analy-i- lo a subsequent and  cai eLul study oi it.  Mi. Hlaii Lhen ptoceeded to lectinc  on Books '1 and 1 of Diaw ing, using  m itr nail loi lllusli il mg Ins modus  opeiandi. Tin- suited pi oved vci v  -interesting a net -hi ought itu 111 a nmn~  hei nt (piesl ions fiom Mi. faiilhvan and  ol hei s, all of lhem being <.lilisl.iLloiil>  an-weiid. Mr. Millei lein.ti ked th il  heli it(d .Mi. Bl.iit ]ieih.ips m,n k( d  -ome ot the di awing pipeis a hi lie  li.udlv, a iem.il k wIulIi elu iled a dis-  lintt negative tiom the Gh.iu. u'so  fiom I nspei toi Slcwaitand otheis.  The alteinoon srssion opened vv ilh  an able disioiusc by Mi .1. D. Jltu h-  ���������itian on Met lelian and Ames1 pi.ni-  a'V aiilhiueli' VV'hw h wa- nllei-  vv uds di-cui-si d bv sev eial g( nllemen  pit sent. 'J he bundling ot the mallei  ot mills was made llu sub|e< I ol nun h  pleasant although useltil, coetiov ei-i  hetwlen the spi iki'i and In-peiloi  Gordon, but Mi: Buchanan in a few-  words of elucidation explained liis  meaning.  Dr. lliiy's led ore on hisUiry was an  eminently helpful one-to Ull who have  the task of teaching it.    lie compared  the ISastern-foriii of  feaching  liistnry  in schools with our "Western*, method',,  andndvised, outlining Uie main'points'  of each lesson, so thai the pupils-   may  more readily.grasp the different siliui-  tion.s. Further, he urged the usefulness  of introducing   to   the". scholars,   good  books of biography mid similar   works  wherein  events  of  great  mcirs  lives  are depicted in :t bright   ami   readable  form; since Kiicli   bonkn  never  fail to  appeal to Ihe youthful tiiind. and cou-  sc.ipicntiy to impress the fuels  on   tlie  iiii'iiiory.    Df. I lay  next showed how  ihe Aryan race, its origin, its  division  into   the. different  nations of  today,  with their adventuresome wanderings,  iniiy tie used to great advantage  as  a  medium for creating a love of history.  Furthermore, thatany modern history  book must of necessity be made   interesting to be of any lasting use.    In Ihe  discussion   which  now   followed.   Mr.  (.'onroy thoroughly endorsed Dr. Hay's  opinion.    Mr.   Pollock,   whilst agreeing    with     lliis    gentleman's   views,  suggested that there, are   hard   facts  also to be learnt,  which  the scholars  cannot afford to lose   sight  of, when  examinations are staring them'in   the  face.   Mr. Buchanan and olbers also  Corporation    of   tha  Revelstoke.  DOG   TAX    NOTICE  City    Of  (imiioiso ilnis \ t'mi llii' Citv are requested to  p i> tliu I is li, '! i\ si, i'n-,, ifin nlurli (Into tlm  l'litniillii iiu i witlhiii in-liiiil inns tn ilinl w il ti  id i- on whull tin I is It ii mil bu n pud in iiioiil-  uui' i\ith Ihi Citi In 1 iw  f 1������- III l\ tic I'lll imnl fiom tlio PuitiKlkcepiT or  il I lifl.itj Cleil. - elli e  H   l'I.O\D,  Cit> Clurk  &1\g Qurning Question  AVhelhei -vou oidei youi wood now  and hive il diud lor vou wlien you need  it, oi nidii il when -sou n( ed it and have  it gieen, now is Iho lime lo place your  oi dei s  HOW TO l?!'*JAt'll Ufa -Bv mad, hy Telephone,  hv calling at Lhe oihee.  PIMCKS -1 In id t^, 5 loads AS 30, 10 loads,  IjiH.���������Dehveied.  ^jcA-mcm oZumber Co.  ] tun r.u  Qg^fttggj.^.i.w.qj'OTOTsreBgmq^^  PES CEHT.  PER CEHT.  ON ALL CASH PURCHASES  Ol Hals ai d C.i|s  M lekm.uv,, Clotliu  Cliilihen s Rulibcis  Have icinoved fiom my old qu'ulers, ne.u Depot, to Fielz'building-  1 list Slioot, West.  Gloves, Mitts, Shnl-, Iilankits, Undeiwe.u,  ?, and ill riiiinslui.gs, Mens, Women s and  uid *Bools.  E= J. BoLsrsie,, First Street  ee_������9BaE_sEE_Esa6������������  iSSZiZiO MkJStfR/JtS&eLiSCeHIMltit*'  I  cdonaSd  I,  o  (r  o  <���������  o  o  o  <>  <>  All the glotics of Spring arc  wiapped up in our Handsome New  Neck vi ear.  Thei e's nothing that adds more tone to a man's  apparel than ������i Beautiful Tie.  New Shapes, New Silks, Ascots, Four-in-IIand s,  Pu'f Bows, etc., cftn be found at our place ol business.  %3\T  There is great comfort  in right  fitting Underwear.  Everlasting discomfort if it does not iit.  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