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Array J������3<TJD  Vol    XVI: NO.r'13  RAILWAY    MEN'S. JOURNAL,  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  APRIL 13, 1908  Department Store  Shoes that will rest your  feet to wear, almost looking-  at them will  be a  comfort.  Men's White Canvas  Laced Boot, McKay sewn,  medium and heavy sole.  ��������� ��������� *������ass������*^ w������" Mens Boys and Youths  Canvass Low Shoes, very Iigh1 and cool, in different colors.  Ladies' White 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.  EXCITEMENT  IS INTENSE  At Ottawa over the Revelations  Involving- Laurier and Papal  Ablegate ��������� Edmonton Bye-  Election.  Ottawa,, April 12���������Not since tho  stormy days of a decade ago has the  Dominion capital witnessed sueh a  frenzy of excitement as existed yesterday.  Following close upon the revelations  involving the ��������� premier and the papal  ablegate, the appointment of Frank  Oliver as Minister of the Interior, the  selection of April 2oth for nomination  day, and .'.May 2nd for the election,  comes the report from Ontario that a.  huge   fund'will   be   raised to oppose  $2 OO a Year in Advance  SPORT.  POSITION OF  THE FLEETS  FOOT11.VT.L.  ' A football match, played ou Saturday last between picked teams captained by T.-Hugh and A. Arman ' ' ' "  respectively, resulted in a win for the Nothing' Definite  latter team by two goals to one. The  game was a very .fair exhibition of  football and every player seemed bent  on  getting  there.   Notably amongst  those   who  played a. good game are  Rev. Thos. Rodgers, C. B. Sissons (two  erstwhile    opponents   back east),   A.  Arnian, T. Hugh, Phecny and Allan.  On Good, Friday the  local   football i  team will play Kamloops on the home |  Known as to  THE CHURCHES.  Methodist. ��������� All available space  was seated and filled i'n the church  last Sunday evening. The singing is  a special features''of every evening  service, the congregation joining  heartily in praise. Miultuna Griselda  sang a  sacred   salo   which   wis very  ENGAGED IN  NAVAL BATTLE  Location of Rojestvensky, but 0,lIJJf ��������� mcit>(l aolo wMch W1S vc.Iy  it is Believed he is Making-for   much   enjoyed, but   the building was  I nt.        ... 11. ������ ������ * '  ground.    A good game is expected as  Port of Vladivostok  St. Peteksbuiig, April 11.���������The  outburst of.'enthusiasm aroused in  military and naval circles" at the prospect of a sea fight which may change  the   whole   complexion, of  tbo   war,  Ladies' Black Lisle Hose,  with  spliced  heel and toe  I, New Tan Hose in all sizes, seven shades  of Tan, to wear with the new shoes.  25c  Black and Tan Lace Hose.  Black Cashmere,   all   sizes   in   Ladles'   Hose.    Three-  Pairs are selling for  $1.00  ^'"���������""'iTJIMI  You will find our Grocery "Department will  never disappoint you.  A new shipment of Soaps  in Box lots. You can buy  them at per Box.25c, 35c,  fund  Oliver.  It is reported that a well known  Liberal will btaud in opposition to  Oliver, and will perhaps receive the  support of the Conseivatives, in view  of his emphatic stand against the  educational clauses of the autonomy  bills.  While Oliver's majoiity of-1,000at  the fall election makes his defeat difficult, it is pointed out by Dr. II. 1.  Mclnnis, of Edmonton, who is here,  that the Edmonton disttiet may be  tinned against the government on  this issue of educational fieedom. He  sajs significantly:  "As  laid_ down   in   the autonomy  bills the .educational-clauses are pihn-  nrily and radically wvongiiA The only  class who leally want separate'sehools  is. less   than   one-half of ftho]'Roman  Catholic population of the Teriitqiies.  There'tias been'a great deal of- misrepresentation pn.'ljiis matter." cThe other,  vatjjpfejes ofsjCathoIici^m.repiesented-^.,  that is, the Greek Catholic, tbe Polish  Catholic, aricL all the  subdivisions of  tlie sect who have���������come from Central  Euiopc, .lie   all   stiongly   in fat or of  tiie ' National   School, as are . also the  larger proportion of the Roman Catholics themselves, and they claim that  it, was   represented to   theui that the  National ^ School   w as   in existence in  this   country, and   that j it was one of  the   inducements which   led tbem to  come  to Canada.   The movement, 01  what little   agitation   theie is in the  west for separate schools, is solely in  the hands of the Oblate Fathers, who  have  a   thorough   organization,  and  who   control    the     church   in   that  country. ,.  The peojjle of the west will never  rest until they get provincial autonomy on the same terms as thc older  provinces. We want contiol of our  own timber, of our own minerals, of  our own lands, aud, especially, of our  own schools. And, let nie tell you,  the v\est will not forget. And if the  attempt is made to force the proposed  measures on us, we will cairy the  question to the- Pi ivy Conncil in Eng  land befure we rest  Greening    Apples   in   g-ood  condition,   a   very   scarce  article just now.���������At Per Box $1.50.  topis for ffi  Manager Sbarretti has not lieen recalled, and the further statement of  Mr. Monk that the "papal ablegate  attempted to interfere in the government affairs at Quebec, has added fuel  to the flumes.  Throughout   Ontario,  Quebec    and  New Brunswick, the ministers of the  various denominations spoke Sunday  with much emphasis on  the incident,  aud declared tha't the time had arrived  when the country must rise and  protest against an Italian prelate coming  to Canada and attempting to interfere  in the administration of the country.  The bitterness has become so intense  over this   feature   of  recent political  developments  as  to entirely obscure  the merits of the autonomy bills.  our men are now getting in form.  With the material to hand, and given  a little more-- preliminary practice,  Kamloops is liable to run up against  things the wrong side out. Since  these teams both boast some international men from tho Old Counti y  the game should prove very fast and  exciting. Further particulars will be  given next week.  BASEBALL.  The   local baseballers are out practicing  and   one   hears, of    pitchers,  catchers, fielders,  and so   on who are  going to do up   everything   in sight.  This is as it   should be and, judging  from the way - some of the old hands  are shaping, just how it will be.  LACROSSE.  A meeting   of  lacrosse .enthusiasts  was held in  the   Council   chamber on  Tuesday evening for the 'purpose of  reorganizing for the season, when the  following officers .were elected:   Honorary membeis, Messis.  C. B. Hume,  S. Phipps,M. J. O'Brien, T. Kilpatiick,  G. S.-McCarter/W.'Elson, E. Dupont,  R. -Anthony, W. .M. Lawrence and  Win.   Cowan.     President���������T.   E.   L.  Taylor;    Vice-President,   Thos.    W.  Bradshaw; Sec-Treas.',. 15. G.JtfcKen-  zie; :Executive'f Comoiit-t'tie^'A-i* J.-Mc;  hDoneIl,>J>"G:':.. Macdonald,  C. B. Mc-  DonulS,   XV.7Barber;-,C. Latham, G.  Knight.--   The piactice nights will be  Mondays,. Tuesdays,   Thursdays  and  Fridays as befoie.     It was resolved in  ordei to cover thexground fees and to  clear off tome $00 delicit, to charge $2  for,-membership   ticket   entitling the  holder   to   free .admission   to league  games.   A letter was received inviting  the   team   to   play   Kelowna on May  31th, expenses   being paid,  and   suggesting a plan for forming a league,  the   delegates   to   meet at   Sicamous  shortly.  A smoking conceit was mooted,  paiticulais later. The club deserves  our best suppoi t and it is hoped that  the tickets will sell well.  '"trap shooting.  Revelstoke Gun Club have decided  to commence shooting next month.  Several enthusiastic new membeis aie  anticipated. This club is in a flourishing condition as regards finances and  the shooting qualities of its members  and keener shooting than ever is  ex peeled when the Kamloops, Golden,  and Revelstoke league competitions  come   off.     Theie _is_somc_,taIk_ of  finds  no   echo   in   the Liberal press  which views with something akin to  alarm even the remote possibility of 11  turn o������fortune which would strengthen the government at home.  The Chauvinistic organs, however,  are tilled wilh long articles discussing  Admiral Rojestvensky's chase, but  they are all based on the theory that  the whole; squadron has reached the  China sea. The Novoe Vreyma highly  commends the admiral for having  safely accomplished, the difficult feat  of bringing the squadion through, declaring the die is now cast.  "Japan," says the Bourse Gazette,  "now stands to lose (he mastery of the  sea, together with the fruits of hei  successes on land." 1  Other papeis express doubt as to  whether a sea fight is imminent, ex  pressing the opinion that Rojestvensky is likely to await Rear-Admiral  Nebogaloff and that Admii.il Togo  will retire close to his base befoi e  accepting a battle.  Stiictordeis have been issued to the  ollieers on duty at the admiralty nol  to   make   public   any   poition of. the  long leport which ai lived heie yesteiday from Singapore.    Nothing is procurable in regard to  the whereabouts  of the battleship Kniaz Souvaroff, and  other Russian-warships ropoited to bu  mibsing. from* the   -squadron   which  passed Singapore.    Itis s.iid-tbey may  be following ag a second division.   No  anxiety is manifested at the admiralty  wheie it is said that the foreign pres>*  and tbe Japanese were probably moie  woriied  about   the  location    of   the  vessels than they are. ' '-  New Yobk, April 11���������A St.- Petersburg dispatch says that naval exports  consider that Admiral RojestVensky's  fleet must forthwith proceed to wai d  Vladivostok, as any stoppage even  within territorial waters would greatly  increase the danger of torpedo attacks  and that it, is thought that Admiial  Togo will propably choose to give  battle near the coast of Japan and a  great engagement is therefore not  likely to take place for three weeks.  too   small   to   ullow her   to   use hei  magnificent   voice to the   best advantage.     Tho choir, which has recently  been augmented  by a number of new  Voices, leads   the   singing with spirit.  The largo congregation followed close-  1 Iy  while   tho preacher dealt with the  subject  "Can  we  trust  the Gospeis:"  Thi.s was the second sermon upon this  subject,   and it was   clearly seen that  the   historical   and   other   evidences  conclusively   piove   that   the Gospels  aie   what   they   purport   to be.   The  pastor  will   continue   this   series   of  sermons next Sunday night by dealing  with the subject "liow do wo account  for Jesus?"   Mornii.g subject, "Words  of Cheer."  _KNOX     PllESBYTEMAX.   ��������� Services  will be conducted on Sunday in Sel-  kiik Hall, as usual, at 11 a.m. and  7:80 p.m. Rov. C. XV. Whyte, of  Poachlaud, will officiate.  The lots on the north west corner of  Second street and Boyle at en ue have  been purchased and as .soon as arrangements cm  be  made the erection of a  suitable   chinch   wiil   be    pioceeded  with.  fax. Aj^dbkws.���������Tho inteiest in the  special meetings in St. Andrew's  chureh has been so well sustained  th.it it has been derided to continue  them on Sunday. Rtv. Mr. Rogois  consenting to stay over for the Sunday services. Special music will be  given at the evening service  Encounter Occurs East of the  Malay Peninsula ��������� Watched  by Dutch Warships���������British  Naval Expert's Opinion.  Amsterdam, Holland. April 12.���������  A fight is now in progress- near the  Aiiiimhas Islands.(east of Malay Pen-~  insula) according to a telegram from  Bat.-ivin, Island of Java, to the Han-  delsblad newspaper.  The despatch adds that five Dutch  warships are near the scene of tho  battle.    Details lire lacking.  New Yohk, A pril 32.���������A London  despatch to the World, says:���������Rear-  Atimiral Gayles, distinguished'naval  strategist and expert, writes in the  London Telegraph:  "We may expect the whole passage  of the Russian fleet to  the. north thru'  the   China   Sea to be marked by continual   haras-sing    by     torpedo   boat  destroyers, whose   object  will   lie   to  wear down  the   Russian  fleet ship by .  ship, and  when  the supreme moment -  arrives for action   between 'the-battleships, if such an event ever does take  place, Admiial Togo's superioiity maybe even greater than at piesent.  13,000 Killed  A few photo fiames left at the Red  Cross���������10 per cent oil'.  Lahore, Punjab, April 12.���������Coinmissionei* Julluudiir reports, as a  result of his investigation, that lie  e-timates the fatalities lesulting from  the recent earthquake in the Kangra  district at about 10.000, and the Pal-  ampur district at about 3,000.  The total number of persons  killed  at  Dharms.iia  -was  421,   besides  the  Gurkhas who weie crushed to death-  by the falling of the stone bairjcks.  ourne  Revelstoke. B. C;  DEALERS IN.  27 inch Raw Siik, the real Spanning   perfect   washing-  goods in the natural color.  Regular Pricc SGc   Now 57c  A line of Separate Skirts, all  kinds,   Cottons,   Wools,  some nice Voiles, Etamine, etc. at half price.  A pair of those Wash Suits, the Best Bargains we ever  sold.    There is one here for you.    .  u/wrn  iifttnm  GEHUME&GO,  Department Store  The Cave.  Mr.  Chas.  Deutschman returned to  the  city   from   Chicago on Thursday  evening  last.     On   Monday morning  accompanied   by   Mr.,  A.: Johnson of  the Hi:n.\iJ>, a tiip   was made to the  cave discovered  by Mr. Deutschman  last  fall.     The present investigation  was only superficial, but sufficient was  seen   to   demonstrate   the   fact   that  there  are  a number of  underground  passages and deep caverns seemingly  extending over a vast area.    In next  issue the Herald will give particulars  of   the   beauties   of  the   basin in the  mountains where the caves are located  as well as particulars of the trip into  the caverns as far as was found safe to  proceed under the circumstances and  considering the time of year. Arrangements  are   now   being   made for an  exploration party to be sent out about  the first of   May   to make a thoiough  investigation.  changing  the shooting day to Satur  day.  LAWN tennis.  A meeting of all those who have a  financial ; interest in the Revelstoke  Tennis Club is called for tonight at  8 o'clock sharp. Matters of importance will be brought up, a punctual  attendance is therefore requested.  FISIII.VO.  The ancient nnd gentle art of angling (rather a misnomer by the bye) is  now calling aloud to its votaries. The  bright .sunshine,, the advent .��������� nf the  March Blown and other water Uy will  begin shortly to tell the tale of giey  and silver beauties leaving their cool  retreat never to return. Already rods  aie being carefully tested and wiped  up,'the last yeat's tackle is undergoing a complete overhauling in case  of rust spots, and the excitement of  replenishing the fly-book is recalling  many a happy exclusion of othor  days. Last but not least the fisherman  himself is we.uing a more hopeful  expression on his face as ho anticipates the moment when his cares will  float away down stream undei' the  powerful spell of this tho greatest and  most:scientific of all sports.  Half a Million Children Poisoned  Chicago, Apiil 11.���������At a meeting  of the executive committee of the  National Association of State Dairy  and Food Departments reports were  submitted showing that 450,000 infants died in the United States last  year fromJ^oodjjoisoiis^ -   Choice Groceries, Flour, Feed, Crockery  Hardware and Stoves, Garden Seeds,  Hoes, Rakes, Spades, Shovels, Forks,  Watering: Cans, Rubber Hose, Sprinklers, Etc., Etc  AGENTS   FOR  MCCLARY'S STOVES  X  "^"The statement .that the enormous  fatality resulted from itnptiie food is  made by J. N. Hurt}*, secretary of the  Indiana State board of health. Mr.  Hurty produces figures whioh seem to  show-thut OS per cent of the total  deaths of infants in America last year  was due to poisons administered in  impure foods and the deadly concoctions placed on the market by fraudulent food manufactureis.  Renewed efforts toward prohibiting  the sale of food products containing  poisonous adulterants are to bc made  by the association  Mackenzie  Avenue  J BOURNE BROS.  KiUiUmimitummiutiiiiiiiiiiuM  THE LiSBNCS STORE  The Economist for the People  SPRING SUITINGS  choice.  Should bo secured   early   to   obtain   best  the front with a choice range of. Suitings.  W'e arc well to  Madame Freed Griselda.  Looking-for Parr,  Mr. William Lee Parr, a prominent  young man of Belliugham, Wash.,  well known and popular in church  circles and a promising young law  student; is missing, says the Daily  Province of the 8th instant. Some  days ago he left Bellingham with the  intention, of spending a holiday in  in Vancouver. He wrote to friends of  his safe arrival in that city, and since  then nothing has been heard of him.  His friends are greatly worried over  him and have enlisted the aid ol detectives to trace him if possible. Mr.  Parr is well known in Revelstoke b������iv-  ing been located in this district as a  Presbyterian missionary for some  years.  This talented singer delighted hcr  audience at the Opera House on Monday evening, with as fine a song  recital as it will ever perhaps be the  pleasure of a Revelstoke audience to  listen to. Accompanied by Miss Shook  on the piano Madame Gii&elda rendered the following program in her  fine soprano voice, filling the hall with  the purest music as she sang:  Piano Solo���������"Zaneppa"... .Miss Shook  Song������������������'For all Eternity"   "Within Your Heart"  "Life's Lullaby"  "Still Wie Die Nacht"   Madame Griselda  Piano Solo���������"Mazurka.des Traineaux"  Miss Shook.  Song���������"Doan Ye Cry Ma Honey" ....  "In the Wood"  "L'Esfctsi"  "Ave Maria"   (with   cello obli-  gato by Mr. Hastings)   Madame Griselda  NEW DRESS FABRICS  In   Brown,    Green,     Blue,    Ked,     and    Fawn   Shad  make-up well, look well and wear well.  es.    They   will  and  Fancy and Staple Dry Goods  and   Staple   Drygoods  Don'l forget we carr)- a full stock of Fancy  Men's Furnishings,  Notice.  Members of Knights of Pytliias are  requested to attend tho regular meeting on April 23th. Business of importance.  S, McDonald,  K.ofR.&S.  BOYS LION BRAND  CLOTHING  , This is entirely a New Line���������  something-the boys can't wear out.  Trousers���������Double Seat and Double  Knee.  NEW GOODS  Our Store has boen re-arranged, and we  now occupy double the spa������" for our shipments of New Goods, which are arriving daily.  We arc thus enabled to display our merchandise to better advantage.  A copy of "THE NEW IDEA " magazine for women given away lo each cash  purchaser amonnting to $1.00. New Idea  Patterns always in stock. Any pattern for  to cents.  THE LION BRAND,  Trusting  patronage.  to   receive a  fair share of your  LAWRENCE   &   TAGGART,  STORE  MACKENZIE <������-*������;������-%������;������-*..j.*.������;������*.������j������-������.j������-������������*>-������.������j������'*������j������-������������>^  V  .*._..������._...*..  '���������And you really lovo mc, .loan'?"  1 murmured, hardly believing my  ears.  "More than my life," she replied  passionately.  As in a dream 1 gawd into the  beautiful eyes of .loan Ainslie,  whilst I held ber tightly in iny urms.  We stood in the oltl garden whicli  surrounded the home of my love in  the little country lown of Krrtiiglon.  ���������loan was0 an orphan and, with tlio  exception of nn oltl nurse, she lived  alone. -She sometimes spoke of hor  brother. .lack Ainslie, who had long  ago gone to Australia, and hntl  never since been heard of, but, otherwise, she had no living rotative.  I met .loan at a garden purty almost directly after I went to livo at  Errington, ancl straightway I fell  in love with hor. Now, sis months  afterwards, I had asked hot- to  marry me. and hcr reply was still  sounding, like tho music of the fairies,   in  my  ear.  "Allan, I have a little confession  to make to you," said Joan during  the evening. .She nestled closer to  mo and hid hcr face against" my  shoulder  as  she  spoke.  ."���������Kow terrible," I cried with a  laugh. "Say on, and I will consider  the case."  "You���������you  aro not the.   first   man  whom     I    promised    to "       She  paused, and . her liands clutched  nervously at  each  other.  "���������Ha!-Then there is another?" I  cried in pseudo-dramatic style.  Joan seemed glad that I was only  amused, and then told mc that two  years ago, whon she was only eighteen years of age, she had agreed to  marry a visitor froni London. liis  name" wns Jack Oat-stairs, and he  left Krrington promising to write to  her. Tliis ho did, but eventually,  went to South Africa, since when  Joan had not, hcavd anything from  him.  "And what was my rival like?" I  questioned.  "Oh, not your rival, dear," she  murmured. "I did not really lovo  him; it was but a girlish infatuation  which I got over almost directly  after Mr.   Carstairs loft Errington."  ������������������But what was lie like''." I repeated.  "Well, not quite so tall as you,  nor so good-looking, and he had  a beard. Ugh! I'm. glad you haven't  got a beard, Allan." Joan stopped  and blushed violently, and after a  little while*'sh'o made me .understand  why she preferred clean-shaven faces.  Time went on, and Joan and I  lived in the littlo earthly paradise  that wo hacV-constriictcd, until, as in  olden  time,   the serpent  entered.  Although I had laughed away tlio  story of Jack Carstairs, yet I could  not get rid of an absurd, jealous  feeling that clung to mo. By dog-roes  1 began to hate this man whom I  had never met, and whom I thought  I never should.  It was one evening about nine  months after our engagement that I  climbed into Joan's garden ovor the  fence in my usual manner, for it  saved going round to tho gate. Suddenly I caught sight of a figure  striding up the path. In astonishment I paused, and there came a  wild, jealous tug at ray heartstrings.  It was Jack,Carstairs.  There he was, just as Joan had  described     him. Slightly     shorter  than I was, wearing a beard, and  bronzed, presumably by the South  African sun.  The door was opon, and, without  knocking, ho deliberately entered.  From where I stood I could see Joan  through the open window. I saw  her spring to her feet as hor visitor  entered, for a moment they gazed  at one another encortainly.  "Jack!"  "ilrianl  I heard thoir voices distinctly, antl  then���������then ihey were clasped in each  other's arms.  For a moment, all wont dark  around inc. whilst a great pain  .���������wemed to tear my heart asunder.  Again 1 looked, end he was kissing  her. Then, with a smothered groan.  1 burst from thc garden and rushed  mati'.y away over thc Common, whither I knew  not,  nor  en red.  When 1 returned to my senses  darkness had settled down over the  land. T was striding rapidly along  ih-.' hitjh road leading into Errington. A little way ahead of me  through the trees I could see. the  light in Joan's house, and towards  this point I hurried, a dull rage  burning in me, and a roti glare seeming to burn before my  eyes.  I entered into tho garden and then  1 caught sight of Joan standing  clone on thc lawn. The rage within  me burst forth into a relentless fury,  and, hastening up to her I seized her  harshly by the arm.  "So your lover has gone?" I almost shouted.  She gazed at me in terror, and  tried to shrink away from mo, but  I held her firmly.  "This is how you show your lovo  for me. is it?" I said hoarsely. My  grip was tightening on her arm so  that she winced with pain, but in  rny  blind  rage I saw  nothing.  Then, os I looked into her beautiful eyes and thought of them gazing  tip at another as they gazed up at  ine, and thought of hor rod lips  prcssod against his. my jealous rage  became so strong that I threw her  from mc. and turned and rushed into  the darkness.  1 went straightway to my rooms,  packed a small handbag, and, telling my landlady I should not be  back for a tow days, 1 rushed to the  station and booked to King's Cross..  The whole of tha timo I was practically bereft of my Aenrcs-  When I alighted from tho train in  London, it was mv intention to proceed to Haxoll's,'but as I left thc  terminus and crossed tho entrance  drive thoro was a sudden crash���������and  then darkness.  When I recovered my senses I was  in the hospital. They told me 1  had been there nearly a fortnight.  1 hail been knocked down by tt cab,  and the fall had brought on concussion of  the brain.  ".It has been a very near thing,"  said tho nurse. "Once or twice wo  thought, you  wore gono."  And when 1 was alono, I said to  myself. "Woultl to Heaven that 1  hod died." But I lived on, siclc at  heart, for there seemed nothing to  livo  for  now.  As soon as wns possiblo I left the  hospital nnd wont to Eastbourne to  recoup my health. On the second  dny of my stay I was thunderstruck  Iiy observing what .1 thought, to bo  Joan's figure amongst tho pronnui-  adot-s, but after a while I assured  myself that J must havo been mistaken.  How T longed to sco my lost love  again, to fold her in my arms and  cull her mine. But my he.irt ached  whon I thought of all that had boon,  of how sho had proved faithless to  :tno.  When I had fully recovered my  senses, nil my sudden passion had  left mo, with the exception of a  dull hatred in my heart for the sup-  planter, of my affections. Gradually  it conquered mo until I made up my,  mind that I would follow him and  never leave him until I hatl killed  him.  I. sat on tho front pondering on  this, and thon I saw what confirmed  my suspicion of the previous day. I  saw Joan, and with hor was Jack  Carstairs.  Great Heaven, tho whole world  reeled round mc for a moment, nnd  then, -with a bitter hatred gnawing  at. mo, I calmly Rat and watched  them pass. Thoy did not sec me, although T sat quite closo to thorn.  Joan looked palo, and my heart beat  with unwonted rapidity as I gazed  at her groat pensive eyes. Perhaps  she repented hor step, but he lookod  happy enough'.      c  Tlien I got up and walked in an  opposite direction. To those few  who do not know Eastbourne I  would say, that if one goes away  past tho Wish Tower up on to tho  side of Boachy Head lie- will be at  homo with solitude.  Thither I. wended myAvay. and lay  down amongst tho furze bushes..-. All  was quiet, save for tho crying of the  sea birds,,and thc ceaseless murmuring of the mighty .waters down .bo-,  neath nie.;i  There I lay. thinking, planning,  wondering, and, TDoaycn knows, near  to weeping. All my senses, all 'iny  feelings, yea,-.the. whole; of me, cried  cut for Joan, my lost darling.  Then I started .. suddenly, for I  thought I heard my name whispered.  But it must have iioon tho plaintive  note of.a,bird..that.I.hoard,i;aitd.onco  more I gave myself up.to thought.  "Allan!" ' , .'  Thoro could be no mistake this  time, 'someone was speaking my  name. As if in a dream' I turned  my head  and looked.  There wns  Joan.  Novor until I die shall I forget  that momont. Tho murmur of tho  sea changed into a march of triumph  ployed by a mighty organ. The walling of tho sea birds .seemed ns the  notes of Orpheus. The yellow bloom,  on the furze bushes changed to virgin gold. And all the sounds that  wore, seemed to hymn tho one word,  "Joan.'.'  I half started up, but the walk up,  combined-with the sudden excitement  had been too much for me in my  weak state, and I collapsed back on  to the ground. In a moment Joan  was beside me, and her arms were  round   mc.  "Oh, Allan, Allan, why did you  leave tne?"  sho murmured.  I stammered back some incoherent  reply concerning my rival. Wondor-  ingly she gazed nt me, .and thon suddenly hor oyes brightened, and a  queer littlo smilo spread ovor hot-  face.  "Why that was Jack���������my brother  'Jaok^froni^Vustiialiai^she^crieiK  I wns too thunderstruck to reply.  "And that was all  thc faith     you  had in nio?" she wont on gravely.  "Oh,   my  darling,  can  you   forgive  mo?"  I  muttered  brokenly.  And her reply was to kiss mc.  It rectus that Joan and her bro- I  ther hatl seen mo on tho promenade, j  and Joan had turned back to speak |  to mo, only to see nle disappearing j  in tho distance. So sho followed j  me, and tho rest you know.���������l'enr- j  son's  Weokly. t  NO  CMISK  l*'OIl- OKATITUDE.  "You  ought  to  do something     for  thnt  cold."  "What!        After    thc    way     it has  treated me?"  british "joss" houses  Tho Lawyer���������"Of, course, my dear  madam! Tho groat thing in a case'  of this sort i.s to introduce something into the. evidence that will appeal to tho jury." Tho Lady���������"Oh,  I sho 11 chango my costume every  day."  "Cornelia, had Just tho most, generous birthday party," exclaimed the  sweet thing in blue. "No wonilor,"  exclaimed the. ono in green. "It, wits  hor twenty-third birthday, an'! sho  isn't going to hnvo another for five  years."  Patient���������"Yon sny thero will be  considerable cutting to this operation?" Doctor���������"Yes." Patient���������  "Well, you'd better draw up a set  of plans and furnish nio with an estimate."  Lady Teacher���������"Children. yon  should always respect, your toucher.  Now; Willie, toll mo why you should  respect mo." Willie���������"On aeeounl.  of your ago,  miss."  USE OF GAMED GOODS!  ARE    THEIR     CONTINUED    USE1  INJURIOUS  TO  HEALTH.  An   Examination   by    the Officials  of the Ontario  Board  of  Health.  In describing tho result of experiments ho made with foods anil medicines to determine their possible effect on public health, Ilr. G. G. Nn-  smitb, of the Ontario Board oi  Health, addressed tho Canadian  Household Economic Association,  dealing with canned goods, ns follows, at. tho Normal School Theatre:  An examination of tho various  brands of canned vegetables, fruits  and jams manufactured in Ontario  Was mado last winter in tha laboratory of tho Provincial Board of  Health to find out, whether, as it is  often stated, poisonous motals aro  present, whether adulterants or preservatives nro used, and whether  there existed any renson at all tor  the somewhat prevalent opinion that  the continued use of canned goods is  injurious to health.  Canned gootls may bo harmful on  account of tho presence of metallic  saltH, preservatives, plotmaincs,' or  adulterants. Exact data as to tho effect of metallic salts in minute traces aro quito wanting. Tt is woll  known, however, i.hat small quantities of lead, copper, zinc, tin and  arsenic act poisouously, and these  arc- (ho only ones likely to bo met  with   in   canned   foods.  Copper, for instance, might be derived from tho vessels in which tho  food is boiled previous to cunning:  if the copper is perfectly bright there  is littlo danger, but if it is allowed  to-tarnish soluble copper carbonate,  hydrate or verdegris might form and  outer into tho material boiled. Food  should novor bo left in contact wilh  copper vessels, since oxidation takes  place at tlio surface of contact and  these  compounds  form.  HOW Lir.AIJ   COMliS.  Lead might come from the load  pipe conducting thc witter used or  from tlio solder of the cans. There  is abundant evidence of tho cumulative notion of lead in tho human  system when takon in small doses;  such. for instance, as tho chronic  load poisoning of painters, workmen  in lead factories, from hair dyes and  cosmetics and moro e.'.pecially  through drinking water, where the  latter is soft and therefore a good  solvent   of  lead.  Zinc poisoning is :*are: in fact zinc  sulphate in smnll dose)* is used as a  nerve tonic. Arsenic, which might  como from sugar prepared with impure sulphuric acid, which often contains thiti material, is "also genorally  ptvscribed as a nerve tonic. It is  not. likely to bc in.-t with. Cases  of tin  poisoning arc rare.  Preservatives are seldom usod apparently in rammd vegetables which  can bc "rather rougltly linn.Uoil and  sterilized at high temperatures.  Where tho shape and tcxtutv of tho  substance must bc 1-opt, however, as  in preserved or canned fruits, and  where it docs not do to boil them  much, preservatives .ire very opt to  be used in order to prevent bacterial  growth.  UNITED  STATES  CASE.  The widespread use of these coin-  pounds was suggested by a caso in  tho United States, in which a preserving lluid had boen added to milk,  first by the farmer, then by the collector "to whom he sold it, thirdiy  by the wholesale dealer, and lastly  by tho retailer. Tho facts wero developed by -.-.n investigation occasioned by the iilne.-s of children who  drank tho doctorod milk. The United States Agricultural Department  report on (LVD. preservative preparations is unfavorable. Ho tasteless food preservative has os yet  bcon suggested which is entirely non-  poisonous and which does no* have  a marked influence on digesibm. ever  when taken In relatively small doses. N'othins should be added to  food which is tonic, in it*elf or h.-  te-rfefs in the slighter.! wiih the  process   of  direst ion.     Of  course   the  -proserva U vo���������pcj-itl e_a J_WHYs__.sa V they_  aro harmless, hut, science gives their  statements  nnqunlilied   denials.  The absence of preservatives is often ai, indication of wholesome food,  cleanlv method* of preparation, etc,  while then- presence ofw-n indicates  a slovenly, unclean nnd cuvless method tu' preparation, which tbey endeavor to cover bv these compounds.  Ptomaines nf- substances allied t.o  tho vegetable alkaloid, such a.s caffeine, strychnine and the like, and  are. producod in dead plant, nnd animal matter by bacteria. They are  often very like those poisons produced in llvinar animals by bacteria,  such as diphtheria toxin or typho  toxin,   for  instance.  They are more commonly found in  canned oysters, bad sausage, shellfish (tho most harmful), canned  moats, lish, milk, cheese, anrl more  rarely  in   vegetables liko  peas.  Adulterants arc .seldom dangerous;  they merely 'ind icn t.o that, whon you  buy cheap raspberry jam at. ten cents  a pound you got, two cents' worth of  raspberries ar.d a lot of applo pulp,  whereas if you pay twenty or twenty-five cents for a pound you get  nil raspberries. Thus it is" plainly  cheaper lo buy good raspberries and  a,|d your  own  apple sauce.  Of nine brands of canned peas examined in our Inborn.lories only one  showed traces of copper, and four  showed traces of zinc. Two were  thicken of I   wilh   :: lurch.  Of four bra '". of tomatoes examined, three showed traces of zinc,  and nil four  truces or copper.  Traces of ���������/.inc. were found in only  niw of three brands of corn. Threo  brands of mimed raspberries, nil ar-  lilirbill.v colored, gave traces of zinc  mul I wo ga.v������ reactions for tin.  Thno hr.mils of striiwhnrries gave  truces of zinc, wliile two yielded of  tin. Two brands of plums gave  slight  relictions  for  tin.  Although enough specimens CJii in  ull) lune not been examined to draw  general conclusions from, still it  may ho said that so far as ,theso results go motals aro not present i.t  at all dangerous amounts.  SOME  OF TfTF.  JAMS.  Nine specimens of cheap jams woro  examined, and were without exception "mado up." In every case a  ���������'filler*' of applo pulp had beon added. Tho jars variously labelled  "true fruit" and absolutely pure  had in some cases but a .small fraction of genuine fruit present, the  bit lanco consisting of "tiller." coloring, arlillcinl flavoring and sugar.  One manufacturer used tho stune coloring for his raspberries, strawberries, and black currants, merely  varying tho quantity of each.  Although tho investigation into  the uso of preservatives has not boon  yot mndo here, wo know that such  are usod b.v somo Ontario canning  establishments. Tho uso of preservatives in canneries is highly reprehensible.  The tin can is undeniably a cheap  unbreakable and convenient package  for goods, and - ono readily scaled  airtight. ' There'is no doubt at all.  however, that fruit packed in cans  is inferior in flavor to tho samo  fruit packed in jars. A caso recently came under my observation where  part of a pack of strawberries was  scaled in tins, and part in glass  jars. Thc cans nearly nil became  tainted and smollcd bad, though bacteria wero not present. Tho other  half, packed in jars, were perfectly  sound, lasted well and had no foreign odor. Thc only way we could  account for tho change was tho possible catalytic action of tho metallic,  tin   on   certain   unstable  protcids.  Glass is preferable in every way, it  if- practically chemically inert, eliminates all danger from metals (from  lho can at least) and allows tho purchaser to moo what he is buying. It  i.s bolter to use glass sterilized by  heat (eliminating preservatives')' and  seal iho .surface of thc jam with  para'iu, whioh prevents organisms,  which may bo sucked through thc  seal,   from  growing  on   tho sui faco.  N'O  BUNS  FOU  BTJJ_,.  "Xo fear," said Bill Barnacle,  "you don't catch mo at no tea-light;  why, (ho worry sight of a bun gives  mo  the  creeps."'  "You .surprise mo." said tho vicar.  "[ tell yer for why, sir," went on  the old salt. ".When bound for  Chinor on the Saroy Jane, with self-  raisin' Hour ' an' currants for Iho  heathens, wu .struck a rock nnd  started goin' to pieces quick. Wo'd  lost all our boats in a gale the day  afore, an' it lookod like a wa.sh-oul.  Hut as lhe water got into the. hold  it started tho Hour a-workin'  straight awny. nn' it fizzed an"  frothed "up through tho hatchways,  an' .sizzled o*er the sido in big lumps  o' plum-flocked dough. 'Twas a  powetfiil hot day. right under tho  Equator, an' tho lumps o' duff was  baked hard by tho sun almost directly, an',., bobbed about on thc  waves like troinonjus buns. Then  tho old craft dipped her noso an'  went down with a gurgle, nnd wo  nil took to thc buns. I got aboard  one o' tho biggest, an' a terrible  timo I had. Y'see. tho water jest  swarmed with sharks, an' while they  waited to make a meal off me they  started nibblin' tho edges o' the bun  an' Ihey liked it so much that they  reg'larly fought ono another over  the currants. Bay by clay saw my  bit o' confectionery gittin' less an'  less, until I began to git cramped.  Oh! I did "aie a time! I was washed  ashore at Uornoo none too soon, for  ther' wnrn't many more bites o'  duff left. Ever since then, sir, I  can't look a bun in tho faco without  a shiver If you tvas to otter mc a  pint, o" boor an' a pork pio, now���������"  Hut the vicar lied.  CANADIAN'S ADVENTURE.  Narrow Escape From. Boing Buried  Alive.  Ono of thc most terrible ordeals a  human being has ever been culled  upon to go through was that endured  by  Warder     Thomas   Kelly  in  _the__ urison_ hospital    in    Araurilitis.  Kelly, v.ho arrived in~riIo7ulon"Eng=~  land, the other day, wus for six  du\ s iu a death-like trance, and  only returned to active lifo when  actually   in   the   mortuary.  A Canadian, forty-nine years of  age, *.*. iio has spent fourteen years in  the navy. Kelly b;oks physically a  wreCk, und gives an impression of  extreme  bloodlosshoss.  "t arrived at .Mauritius soven  mouths ago as boatswin on a steamer, and .was sent ashore through ill-  heulth." ho said. -'Stranded on tho  island. I accepted a wnrdonslrip in  the little prison, .where I looked after  tho condemned cells when there wore  nny murderers-'thore.  "In .Voveinber I caught tho fever,  and went into the hospital. One day,  when thoy thought f wa.s bettor, f  was seized with a fainting fit as T  was sitting down-to a meal. 1 fell  froin the chair, and was carried back  to bed. For nenrlv six days I lay  there without moving a muscle, yot  perfectly conscious of all that was  going on.  "My foot woro warm *������������i far a.s tho  ankles, but the rest of rny body Was  quite cold. On the last flay of my  trance f was stripped, wrapped in a  shoot of calico, and taken Into the  lilllo dead-house. Just as the two  coolies who were carrying mo raised  mo on to the slab, I 't-.nnie. lo.' Thoy  dropped ine with a howl, and T cut  my bond opon in the fall. Both  cool if.s ran awny, and ono had not  returned l.o tho hospital when f left  tho   island.  "The Governor of Mauritius anil  his wife were vcry kind to mo, and  helped mo to got a passage t.o .London. As Tor lho doctor on this ship  I should have died on the voyage  here if  it had  not  boon   for him."  Furs     can  be. .cleaned  by  rubbing  tliL'in  with  bran.  LEATHER FROM THE SEA  MANY     VARIETIES    OBTAINED  FROM FISH.  Sharks    Furnish    Sword   Grips  ���������  Slurgeon BiiJb: Kako Good  Laces.  A great deal of good leather comes  out of tho sen���������not tho kind of leather that comes from tho backs of  walrus, seal and otter; everybody  knows about that. Thero is a  queer leather which comes from t ho  bodies of  fish.  An extremely fino quality of green  leather intulo in Turkey is manufactured from tho skin of an m-ly lish  called the angel Ash. This is it kind  of shnrk*-a shark with thick wing-  like fins that have earned for him  the name of angel, though bo doesn't  look a bit liko nn ongol, but rather  tho  opposite.  Tho sword, grips of the ollieers of  the German army nro made from  shark leather, too. Thoy oro beautiful in pattern, being marked with  dark, diamond-shaped figuics. The  skin conios from a North Sea shark  ke-iwn  as the diamond shark.  Gorman leather manufacturers havo  tried to produce a leather from nnir  mal hides , that shall supplant J.hi's  skin, but in vain. Unlike tmiiual  leather,   fish ..leather  is  absolutely  "IMl'RLiVIOUS TO  WATER.  ami never gots soggy from dampness. Therefore it is ideal for  sword grips, as, no matter how much  tho hand may perspire, the grip remains hard and dry.  Tbo slurgeon, despite his lumpy armor, furnishes a valuable and attractive, leather. When tho bony  plates aro taken off thoir pattern remains on the skin, just as tho pat-  torn of alligator scales remain on  alligator leather. Tho 3'acitic coast  sturgeon and tho .sturgeon of the  Great Lakes produco a tough leather that is used io make lacos for  joining leather bolting for machinery, and the lacos often outwear tho  belting.  Tho strange garfish, an American  fresh wator fish with long-toothed  jaws like thoso of tlic crocodile, has  a skin that can bo polished smooth  until it has a finish liko ivory. Tt  makes beautiful jewel caskets and  picture , frannes.  Tho .skin of lhe garfish used to bc  converted into armor by some tribes  of American savages. Tho hide Is so  tough and hard that it makes a  breastplate than can turn a knife or  spear. Some of tho finer specimens  that hove boon found aro hard  enough to turn even a blow from a.  ���������tomahawk.  Thc savages who wore that fish  armor also used to wear a fish helmet. Tt was made from tho skin  of thc pricklv porcupine flsh, and besides protecting tbo wearer's head it  was used as o weapon of offence. Thc  warriors butted, thoir enemies with  it. nnd as it had hundreds of iron-  like spikes, tho operation was eminently painful   to  THE OBJECT  OF  ATTACK.  In Gloucester tho ''king town" of  fish, tho hiwnhle cotl has boon utilized with success for making leather  for shoos and gloves. Tn Egypt mon  walk on sandals made from tho  skins of Ked Sea fish. In Russia  certain peasant costumes arc beautifully trimmed with tho skins of a  fino food fish, thc turbot. Bookbinders in Europe oro binding books  with eclskin.  Tho eclskin serves another and less  pleasant purposo. 'It is braided into whips. Tho writer was the unhappy member of a European private school where one' of thoso eclskin whips was a prominent instrument of discipline, and ho has never  cared for eels since then.  Along the big salmon rivers of Siberia the natives often wear brilliant leather garments dyed rod and  yellow. They are mado from salmon  skins.  Tn Alaska beautiful waterproof  bags arc made from all sorts of  fishskins.  Tho queerest, use is that to which  the inlost ims of tho seal ion are put.  Thoy_aro slit antl stitched together  to i"or~m-_lioodod coats,' "which���������anr  supoi'ior to Tndia rubber us waterproof  garments.  Walrus intestines aro mado into  sails for boats by the Esquimaux of  North-Western   America.  Even thc frog does not escape.  Several factories in Franco, ami a  few in America, niuko card cases ond  other smnll leather articles from his  skin.  TO. A VOID  At'T'ENDTCITIS.  A writer in Tho National Review,  who signs tho significant initials  "F. R. 0. S'.," .standing for Follow of the Ttoynl College of  Surgeons, by thus veiling the prominence of his own name, fools nt. liberty lo givo some common sense  advice ns to the best means of avoiding  the  di.seiiEe.  Tho simplicity of bis recipe is one  of the most favorable features. It  consists of nothing more than the  persistent avoidance of tho hasty  rncnl. Uniting one's food is tho  homely but accurate description "f  the superintending cause of this disease.  Tho distinguished doctor tolls us  whnt-we in fact know Well enough  without heiiig told, that wo cannot  persist in eating while wo run, and  expect  to  run  very  far.  It Is, in short, by the observance  of the most ordinary common sonso  in the matter of leisurely eating and  the proper amount of time for di-  gos'tion that our safety lies from  these dreaded attacks. Sinco the  terror itself is so ominous ami omnipresent, the simple rule of health  from .so ntithoritntivu a source  should go far toward relieving us  of our apprehensions-, and incidentally forefend*. ns not only from appendicitis.������hut from a hundred othor  mnladife oj which the strenuous lifo  is the proKiic cause.  $  I   HEALTH   I  I *  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������^!  ELECTJUC  SHOCK.  Ono of tho now aiul not uncommon  dangers of modern lifo is that of  getting in lho way of a powerful  current of electricity and receiving  lho entire discharge through tho  body. Tho effects of such a discharge vary, of course, with tho  strength of the current: thoro may  bo simply a sharp muscular contraction, accompanied by thc familiar,  disagrecablo sensation ot an electric  shock: theso contractions may bo repented several times after tho cur-  rout has ceased, constituting truo  convulsions, or there may bo a persistent continued muscular contraction; there may bo suspended respiration while tho heart continues to  beat; both heart and respiration may  cense, in which caso death will speedily follow unless instant medical relief is at hand; or in still other cases,  death may bo instantaneous.  The first caro is, of course, to free  tho person froim contact with the  livo wire, and hero groat caution is  necessary, or tho giver of assistance may share tho fate of tho ono  ho is trying to help. Ho must himself be insulated beforo touching tho  victim's body, if the latter is still  within tho path of tho current, and  thi.s is especially important if tbo  accident has happened out-of-doors  on a wot dny. Caro should bo takon-  also not to lot any part of lho body  olher than tho hands, or rather ono  hnnd,  (ouch (ho electrified person.  Tt may not bo possible to pull tbo  sufferer nway from thc source of electricity, antl if tiot it will bc necessary lo mako a -short circuit by  dropping a stilt wiro or a metal tool  of nny kind over tho livo wire, or  cutting  tho  wiro.  Insulation is best obtained by rubber bools anil gloves, but in thc absence ot these, standing on a folded  coot or a woman's silk skirt and  putting on thick woollen gloves or  wrapping the hands in several folds  of silk, woollen or cotton cloth,  which,   of  course,   must bo  dry. A  dry board or several newspapers, or,  better still, both, may servo as an  emergency  insulating stool.  When lho victim has been freed  from the current he should bc placed  on tho back, with clothing loosened,  so that ho can havo plenty of fresh  air. Tn severe, casos artificial respiration will almost always bo needed,  just as it is in cases of drowning,  and an early resort i.o it may save,  a life that would otherwise inevitably bo lost. There is tittle else  thnt can be dono on the spot lor tho  sufferer, - but ho may need careful  treatment ,���������subsequently to remove  tho remote' effects of tho terrible  shock he has received.  IKXMXHXWOOOOOOOOOCOOOfl  YOUNG  FOLKS  WEAK  HEARTS.  There aro many persons, usually  city dwellers, who aro troubled with  a more or less persistent consciousness of having a heart. They cannot do anything out of tho ordinary  without being shandy reminded that  they aro doing too much. A Thanksgiving or Christinas dinner, a sudden fright, tho hearing ot bad nows,  anxiety concerning a business transaction or tho health of a friend, running to catch a train, walking in tho  teeth of a winter storm���������'these" and  many other things which do not affect a healthy body cause a weak  heart to thump and pound a terrifying tattoo against tho ribs. This,  unless iL has occurred so often as to  brtied tho contempt of familiarity,  alarms tho sulleroi-, and his imental  distress' reacts in turn upon tho  heart, which palpitates tho moro  through the incitement of fright. All  this distress is needless, for it can  bc prevented by a littlo caro and the  exercise or- common sense. It is  simply a condition of weak heart���������  not diseased heart, and tho organ  can bo toned up by exorcise just as  a weak biceps con bo strengthened by  tho same  means.  The possessor of tho weak heart is  usually one all of whoso muscles aro  flabby'l-a- tlcsk-workor_who_gocs_ _^.t_o_  his Office in a street-car, sits' all day  at his books, and rides homo in a  car at night; who does not walk tho  equivalent of a mile in a day; or  perhaps it is a woman whoso life is  passed indoors, whoso heart is irritated by tight . stays, whoso digestion' is poor, and whoso.nerves aro  strained by strong and overmuch tea  or coffeo.  A person with such; a heart should  have an examination,..to make suro  that there is no lurking disease back  of'the irritability. If''there is no  enlargement and no valve, disorder  or actual ���������'���������disease- of any kind, ho  niust, euro hinnself.- "His. heart needs  toning up, that is all.  Walking* in tho opon nir, at first,  a short distance and rather slowly,  but increasing gradually both speed  ami distance: doo)) breathing,', cold  sponging In ths morning, moderate  eating at regular hours, tho avoidance of tobacco and alcoholic beverages mid .very'moderate indulgence in  tea nnd eolteeT-lhcsc arc the." "main  points in lho regimen needed to  stimulate to effective work a lazy  and  feeble heart.  IIOW HE COTJUIJ TELL.  00<>0(XK>000<>000<X>0000<>0  MAItY   J A NITS   DISOBEDIENCE.  It wa.s prime weather for coasting;  tho least tang wus in the air and a  thick crust on tho snow. Thc sido  hill back .of old Farmor Butler's barn  was tho placo toward which overy  boy who owned a sled made his way.  It was fearfully stoop at tlio top,  but later on struck a gcntlo inclino  antl when tho gap in tho fence was  safoly passotl a quick turn to tho  rigiit took ono down another hill for  a good quarter of a milo. But tho  route was a trillo dangerous for  novices, as thu lirst hill was set out  to peach trees. They stootl at regular dis*lanccs apart, largo, thrifty  trees and it requirod a cool ��������� head  and much oxporienco to keep from  running counter to the chosen routo,  nntl striking obstacles.  Mary Jane, tho farmer's daughter,  was especially fond of tbo sport, and  was always ready when her older  brother, George, askod hcr to const  with him. Seated ��������� in front of him  on thc big gre.cn sled, with her foot  on tho stout round, sho breathlessly  enjoyed the swift runs made and  never felt thc least bit afraid of being overturned in tho snow, for he  understood steering a sled to perfection.  Times wil bout number had STnry  June coaxed- George to allow hor to  try it alono," .but he "invariably said  "no," for hor parents had expressly  forbidden it. She was inclined to  he sol twilled ami alwuys aimed to  carry hor point in ono way or another.  "Why, my dear child." said lior  father, whilo expostulating with hor  "you could never reach tho foot of  the hill in safety. Aftor you had  left the btow of the hii! you would  lose your head���������ho blinded; and no  knowing where yon woultl fetch up.  So do not be so foolish as to undertake it somelimo whon alone, ior it  will mako you much misery, I am  suro."  But mooting with so much rpijosi-  tion only served to make Mary Jane  more anxious to know by actual experience antl she determined nt-' tho  first opportunity t.o find out if it required so much skill to steer a slod,  as George protended.  "Boys always feel so smart," sho  murmured. "Thev want to sin nil suv  perior to us girls. I shall _try it  just to show him  what I can do."  One pleasant afternoon in February Mury Jane found tho opportunity she had so long waited for. She  had helped bor mother with the Saturday's work, had baked cookies,  pared apples and clonncd the lamps;  and when it had gotten around to  4 o'clock t.ho mother had said. "Now  Mary Jano*, you have helped mo a  gtcat deal. It is pleasant out, and  yoiKcan lako Marietta for a ride on  tho sled. T will wrap hcr up well,  and you can. keep hor out for an-'  hour, as T want (o step into Mrs.  limit's for a little call. I see tho  doctor is thoro, and I havo really  neglected her for a wholo week."  So littlo Marietta wns woll bundled, and taken for a ride. Mury Jnno  kept a watch on tho roud.and when  sho saw hcr mother disiippeur into  Mrs. Hunt's side door sho started  for the hill back of the. barn,, fooling that tho time" had actually" arrived when sho could try hor skill  at steering a sled. Reaching ' tho .  brow of thc hill, sho pushed Marietta to the .front, thon taking tho roar  as her brother did. sho gave a stout  push,   and   away  they  went.  Aftor the first instant"all sense  left hcr, and the next thing she. realized she lay in hor mother's bod,  nntl how heavy and dizzy hot* head  felt! Her right chock bone ' was  bruised: thoro was it long gash over  hor right eye, and her wrists and  hands  woro  skinned.  "A narrow escape," ho was saying;  "a wonder she wasn't killed."  About quarter way down tho    hill  the" sled had swerved,   and  had    run.!  into a peach tree with such forco as  to  throw  Marietta  several   foot     to  pnc_sidc,   smash  out  the big   stout  rouiid_in_ff6nt"an"d-sond_Mary--,Iano-  full  against  the tree,  knocking     hcr  |  senseless. ���������   -  Farmer Butler "Shtl his hired ��������� men  wore foddering tho cattlo. at the lower barn and saw tho slod as it  started. Thoy ran to tho rescue,  but only in timo-to pick, Mary Jane |  tip; carry her to tho houso, and sum-,^  mon the doctor from the neighbor's.  It was a long time before Mary i  Jnno could sit up, and sho had -much  tfanc for serious reflection. One day  whilo in a really penitent mood, she j  had a long conversation with lier '  parents, when she. confessed .Her...fault '  and 'promised in tho future to mind ,  what they snid nnd never disobey j  thorn.  "I have suffered so much in ."mind j  and hotly since that day," she ad- j  dod. "Whilo I know thnt ft .wasj  wrong to ignore your advice,: I foltl  anxious to show George that girls'!  coidd "tlo exactly as, much asf- boys,  and that ho eoultf l.ot .put on "airs.]  over mo any. longer; -;"-B|it: I am]  sorry, and shall; hbvpr bo self-willed J  again."  "Of course," said tho husband; who!  made a     speiinlily  of mnnufacturingj  ,o:\cusc--,  "the truth is bound to   loaki  Tobacconist���������"Vos,     I want a boy j out some lime." "Yes," rejoined thei  Havo you     had  any  expori- ��������� other  half  of  the matrimonial    coirtT  Ibine; "ami I am inclined to bolievcj  that it leaked out of you long ago.  'Owing to heavy rain and colo'J  winds, there will bo a shortage ofj  about !!.000,000 pounds of tea iri  A::sain.  hero,  onco?"  Youthful    Applicant���������"Lots!"  "Suppose 1 should mix up tho  price marks on these boxes, could  you tell the good cigars from the  bad  ones?"  "Easv"   'nough."  "llo'.v'J"  "'l"he wust cigars is in the boxes  w,.t's got tho puniest, pictttrs."  A German chemist has succeeded  in  liquefying  gas. Jt     costs   moro  than  coal-gas,   but  lews  than   electric  light.  A curious Chinese industry is v.*nx-j  farming,     or  the    cultivation  of  wax-producing     insect,   tho   Krkerusl  pelin.  Female     hotel     porters.     in   smnrif  livorio'-.   have   attracted  cunsidcralffi  attention  at Munich, Slvyr^'f. .- /  ':U  V& *g*6������������������������ g<������������������������<!������������������������������������|^r..  About the  ....House  ������$  .SIX  IJTTJLE PUDDINGS.  It is a very old and trite saying  thut. "the proof of the pudding is in  tlio eating." In many coses, tho  testimony is ciewly bought, especially when the onus probundi, or.  burden of proof, rests upon tho  digestive organs like unto a nightmare. It has its enticing qualities,  howevor, has tlio pudding, niul the  average man and woman are readily  inclined lo admit that with nil its  faults thoy lovo it still. Pure and  fresh ingr.-tlionls aro the necessary  basis of a good pudding, as indeed  thoy are of all other dishes. Givon  these, tho cook must bo lookod to  for the rest, and upon tho result  which attends his or hor efforts must  tho verdict depend when "tho proof"  is all in.  .Danish Pudding.���������Put into one and  a half pints of cold wator, half a  teacupful of pearl tnpioca and lot it  .'soak.-for half an hour, after which  boil it until clear and soft, which  will take about nn hour, stirring  -frequently whilo boiling; add a quar-  tor of a teacupful of sugar, half a  tumbler of currant jelly and a little  Milt, steadily stirring until ull the  jelly is dissolved. Put into a mold  ond servo cold with cream and sugar.  Quick Dull Puddings.���������Sift with  ono pint of flour one teaspoonful of  Trice's Cream Baking Powder and a  little salt: stir into milk until e. soft  batter is produced. Put as many  cups ns you desire into a steamer,  first hnv'ing. : the cups woll greased,  and into each cup put a tablespoonful of the batter, on top of which  place a layer of strawberries or any  other berry you may 9elect. Cover  these with another.'.tablespoonful ot  the batter and steam tor twenty  minutes.  Spanish Pudding.���������Put two ounces  of butter and a-littlo salt in a pint  of wator. and when it comes to a  boil, add ns niuch flour ns will make  it. to the consistency of hasty pudding. Keep it stirred. Aftor it  has boon taken from the fire, uud has  become cold, boat it. up with three  eggs and a little grated lemon pool  and nutmeg. Drop the batter with  a spoon into the frying pan with  toiling- lard nnd fry quickly. Sprinkle  with  sugar  bofore sending  to  tablo.  Sweet Potato Pudding.���������Mix with  ono pound of swoct potatoes, grated  i'b'V, huh" a teacupful of molasses,  two beaten oggs, one tablespoonful  of butter,; with.two tablespoonfuls of  sugar and or.ough milk to mak������ a  thin mixture: add one teaspoonful of  ginger and spice to tasto, Bako one  and a half hours.  Cracker Pudding.���������One quart of  scalded milk, five tablespoonfuls of  rolled cracker, small piece of butter,  four eggs; bake one-half hour, rind  serve with  any kind  of swoot sauce.  Baked Indian Pudding.���������Two quarts  scalded tmilk.with salt, ono and one-  half cups Indian meal (yellow), one  tablo.ipoonful ginger, letting this  stand twenty minutes; one cup molasses, two eggs (salcratus if no  eggs); a piece of butter the size of  a common walnut.    Bako two hours.  SELECTED RECIPES.  Baked Potato Pudding.���������(Mix  twelve ounces of mnshed potatoes  with two ounces of chopped suet,  two ounces of grated cheese, and  season with pepper and .salt. . Stir  this all together: with a gill of milk  and, if eggs are cheap, uso two woll  b-eatOM (yolks only)- Put all into  a.buttered dish, sot in a good oven.  When the top is of a golden ; color  tho pudding is cooked.  Roast Tenderloin.���������Take two tenderloins of pork and split lengthwise, bub do not entirely separate  the. halves. Ovor one tenderloin  place a dress-ing of bread crumbs, a  little onion juice and sage and season with buttor, pepper and salt.  Stir in one well-beaten ogg, then put  the other tenderloin over and wind  a string around to keep them together. Season on the outside with  salt and pepper ami tack on with  toothpicks three slices of bacon.  Roast about fifty minutes and servo  with a brown gravy.  Foam Sauce;���������One cup pulverized  sugar, two eggs; beat sugar and  yolks together in a howl; set in  boiling water, stir until hot, then  add whites beaten stiff. Put a  small pieco of butter and a tablespoon of brandy in a dish; pour over  thcm the sugar and eggs just before  nerving.  Cocoanut^ Sauce.���������Half a pound  or sugar and two ounces of buttor  beaten until light; tablespoonful of  flour, milk of a cocoanut, and a  tablespoonful of : nut grutod; boil  only onough to cook the flour.  Mugwump Sauce���������One : cup of  sugar, half a cup. of butter, and oho  egg.. Stir all together without having previously; beaten the egg. Boat  till very "-light. Flavor to taste.  Notwithstanding its name, this is  the host saiico made.  Hard Sauco.��������� One cup of sugar and  a half cup of butter. Boat to a  froth, and flavor with vanilla, cinnamon,  or nutmeg.  Potato Salad.i���������Tako six potatoes,  boll with skin on. When cooked,  peel and slice: tako ono small whito  onion, chopped flue; sprinkle this  over the potatoes; tako half cup  vinegar, season to taste with pepper nntl salt; fill up tho cup with  hot water; pour this over the potatoes; take half cup of molted buttcr  nnd pour ovor all: set nway to cool.  Clamis-h your salad bowl with let-  luce leaves and pour in your salad.  Slice n couple ,-if hnrd-hoili\-l oggs  end  put on  top.  of celery  after  pooling  onions,     the  smell will bo entirely removed.  A cloth wrung out of hot vinegar  and water ami laid on tho forehead  as hot as can bo bo'rno will often  relieve a headache.  If a boot or shoo pinches in any  particular part, a cloth wrung out  of very hot water, and laid over tho  place, while thc boot is on tho foot,  will-expand the leather and givo relief.  Persons with gouty tendency will  derive benefit from eating an apple  tho last tiiiiu^nt night; it should, of  course, bo thoroughly unastlcnlod. A  very littlo salt eaten with it will  aid  digestion.  Tho moment you leave your bed,  or bath, is the bost time lo shave.  Always wipe your razor clean, antl  strop' it before putting it away, and  alwnys put your shaving brush away  with tho lather on  it.  Gilding Is often utterly removed  from china by tho uso of soda in  washing it. Uso soap instead of  soda whon washing your protty teacups, etc.. and thoy will retain their  beauty as long as thoy remain unbroken.  Poison from bees, hornets, spider  bites, etc., may bo instantly ant*st-  cd by tho application of equal parts  of common salt and bicarbonate of  soda, well rubbed on tho sun-face affected. Ordinary mud is also a  quick and ofllcacious factor in allaying tho pain and inflammation.  If when you are baking anything  the oven g-ots too hot, put in a basin of cold water instead of keeping  tho door open. This cools tho oven  and the steam rising from the water  prevents the contents from burning.  When cooking in a gas ovon a basin  or tin of water should always bo  kept in tho oveii.  If your kitchen range or stovo has  got spotted with grease while cooking, and you cannot got it to polish, a good way to remove it is as  follows:���������Take a littlo hand ... brush,  preferably tho ono used for brushing  the pans before putting tliom away,  smear it well with soot from the  fluo, and rub it woll over tho greasy  parts. Afterwards blacklcad as  usual, and you will find tho grease  has disappeared, and a brilliant  polish will he tho rostijt.  . Preface the washing by mending  any little holes in the sateen. Then  prepare suds with warm water and  boiled soap, and in this plunge the  quilt. Squeeze with the hands till  tho water becotmes dirty, then placo  in fresh suds and repeat the process till clean. Rinse, out tho. soap  in as many changes of wator as necessary; squeeze out the water, shake  tho quilt and hang out'to dry. Whon  dry. shako" it till it is quito soft  and full. On 'A'no'-, account uso a  mangle, or llio quilt wilPbe utterly  flat-looking.  GOOD     RESOLUTIONS   FOR  MARRIED PEOPLE.  To live well, within our income,  and every year put by something for  the rainy days which, sooner or  later, are bound to como.  To try to correct our own individual faults, instead of wondering at  the sizo mid number of each other's.  To be perfectly frank and loyal in  all our thoughts, words, and; deods,  and' lot nothing- have power to make  mischief botween us.  To novor have. a second quarrel,  for the very good reason that wo  hover have had, nor intend to have,  a  first.  To make much of our respective  mothers-in-law, and try our hardest  to got on woll with all our new relations.  To take for-our motto that golden  rule of married lifo���������to bear and forbear.  To resolutely resolve to always  stand shoulder lo shoulder to fight  tho battle of life, for union is  strength.  To never do things, howevor much  wc would like to, that wo know aro  against the wishes of thq other, and,  above all. never try to .'deceive or  have secrets from  oaoh  other.  To keep a sharp lookout for tho  "little rift within the Iuto," which  will change the music of the.domestic duct from tho glorious major to  the mournful minor key.  To, if our marriage is a.failure,  Ict"ndbody~biTt~ Ourselves-be-aware"  of the sorrowful fact.  HINTS   FOB   HOMF   LIFK.  If the ha mis ui'o rubbed on a stifle  TRACING RAILWAY CARS.  Very Few of Them    Get Lost   For  Any Considerable Time.  With' cars coming and going every  hour in tho day antl night, constantly shifting never more than a fow  hours in the samo place how does a  railway keep track of its 'equipment'?  How can. it over toll how many cars  it has with which to handle j������n business and whero it. can put its hands  upon  them?.  The handling of cars is systematized. This is the simple explanation  of a seemingly difficult problem.  Some ono at headquarters or division points is camping on tho trail  of every wandering bit of rolling  stock and a tremendous system of records and tracers makes it practically impossible for cars to get lost.  Tlio handling of the Northern Pacific's equipment is delegated to a separate branch of tho service the Oar  service .department at the head of  which is Ira B. Richards, formerly of  Tacona, and many years' in tho Northern Pacific employ. Mr. Richards  lias grown up with moving cars. Ho  knows them liko a book. any of  tho distinctive features of tho work  of tho Northern Fucilic car service department have been worked out under his direct ion. Few railway linos  havu boon ablo to mako such a department do more for the public and  tbo organization of fifty-live clerks  required to transact tho business of  tho department soouis to bo perfect.  Fat'lt desk has a number which appears on each bit of correspondence  originated or handled by it and  which enables a rapid distribution of  the thiitisair-Ia of letters arriving  j daily.  ��������� '  Tho Noithern   Pacillc   liailwuy     hns  nine  hundred  and   thirty   locomotives  1 moving practically day and night.  It also has nearly eight hundred passenger cars which are handled by  means of a system applying exclusively to this class of equipment tho  details of which are lookod after by  Cliief Clerk Ballion and bis forco.  But tho important task is tho handling of its 31,178 freight cars and  the '1,000 to 6,000 additional freight  cars of foreign lines constantly moving between St. Paul and Portland.  Askod  what service his  department I  performs   for    tho public   in locating!  shipments  moving  over  tho Northern  Paciiic Mr.   Richards .said:  "Wo undertake to furnish on re-  q lest complete information showing  the location of any loaded car moving on our rails. Wo tell shipper  whon it will reach its destination.  Wo find shippers consider such information valuable to thcm and a special telegraph record is maintained for  thai purposo for all cars that move  ovor  MOKE THAN  ONE  DIVISION.  "Given a car number we can instantly locate the car at any station if standing or in" what train if  moving and th'o location of such-  train regardless of the class of  freight. Also we furnish daily by  wire information concerning certain  loads to our General Agents at their  respective headquarters. Consignees'  nro advised of the location and pro-  gross  of  their shipments.  This relates however merely to  moving cars. To know what and  whore these cars are is a different  problem. Trains reaching destination instantly lose thoir identity and  tho forty j.0 sixt^y cars move iu as  many  different directions.  On  lho  top   floor  of  the headquarters    building    at    St. Paul a small  army of mon in charge of Chief Clerk  McCauloy see  to  it  that  those    cars  do  not    go  astray.   An  average    of  about    nine    hundred  reports  a  day  are  received   from  freight  conductors  and as many more from agents and  others    covering    tho    movement    gf  cars   in     thoir  charge.   These     cover  30,000   to   35,000  home  and  foreign:  cars.      A  tremendous system  of    ro-j  cords is maintained formidiblc to tho:  novice yet exceedingly simple in priri-J  ciplo by means of which it is impossible to mo ve a freight car from one  siding to another    2,000 miles away'  unless     information    roaches the  St.!  Paul office.   Forty-five books contain  tho individual car records.   These aro  novor more than a few hours"  behind  the  actual   movements   of  tlio     cars. I  Six liugo-books show thc foreign cars!  moving on Northern Pacific linos.   A-  lost  car  is  charged. against  tlio  for-]  oign line  which has ''receipted for,   it;  and such  line is hold: responsible until  i't  has     either  produced tho    car  receipt from some other lino or paid  for it.   Tho system of handling    cars  moving  on  homo tracks is so    complete that mouths have elapsed   sinco  a single car was'able  to  eludo     the:  department oven for a -brief interval.  "We receive twenty cents por    day  for cars  off  tlio  lino and .'.."ono   dollar  per  day  for cars    hold  longer    than  twenty     days,"    said   Mr.  Richards.  "We pay  foreign  linos- the samo rate  for the use of thoir cars.   This  item  alone    is   of    groat    magnitude.     It  proves    an     incentive   to  keop    cars  moving however  and  when tho question  of money enters  in other    lines  don't let us go to sleep;    Collections  last year  for   per  diem an'd    similar  items amounted to 5546,000."  "; Two   thousand-   cars    c6me to  Northern  Pacific every  day and  proximately  two  thousand  cars  sent  off  the   lino  each  day  yot  ono gats lost.   Tho tracing and chocking system has been reduced to   such  accuracy  that  ERRORS   ARE  IMPROBABLE.  Handling passenger cars and trains  is a somewhat different question. In  Mr. Richards office there is an immense board * which is apparently  covered with queer colored pegs.  Each peg represents a car. Color indicates class and the serial arrangement of the pegs a train or ntimbor  of trains. Each passenger train moving ovcr tho system and there nro  ten'���������'"North* Coast TJimited's" and  tho same number for onch of the  other overland trains constantly in  motion is shown on this board.  Every car is shown. If a car is dropped en route or picked up en route a  pog is dropped or added. 'A glance  gives a graphic picture of tho entire  passenger train situation the location of each train and its progress.  Cupplomcntc"d-bi���������an-olaborn.to���������system of reports by telegraph tho board  gives every minuto detail of the days'  passenger train 'movements. Littlo  boxes arranged J.o represent a train  and containing pegs which represent  tho cars in the train contain spocial  information     in  the form   of    report  slips.  "Mr. Richards asks: "Whnt equipment is in the Limited which left  Portland yesterday and whore is tho  train'? The operator "instantly gives  the location, the engine, coach equipment, and any fact which may throw  light upon tho trains movements.  Thousands upon thousands of car  reports como into headquarters each  week, each sifting to the proper man  and finding itsvOnal resting placo in  the proper cabinet or record.  The days when "maverick" cars  existed have passed. Cars cost too  much and loot cars are a money bur-  thcy were lost until a proper accounting is made.  tho  ap-  are  not  ,,    HOW STORIES  GROW.  Mrs. A. (to Mrs. B.)���������"That Mrs.  Newcomer is so fond of hor children.  The other day when I called- sho  wns blowing soap bubbles with them  through a common clnv pipe.':  Mrs? B.(to Mrs. 0.)���������"That Mrs.  Newcomer is so funny. Mrs. A. saw  hor amusing tho chilaren wiih a  common clnv pipe."  Mrs. C. (to Mrs D.)���������"That Mrs.  Newcomer smokes a common clay  pipe." "'  Mrs. D. <to Mrs. K.)!���������"That Mrs.1,  Newconi?r smokes a horrid pipe. I I  don't see how any woman in her j  sober senses could  do that." |  Mvs. F. (to Mrs. l-'.).���������"T!tat 'Mrs. '  Newcomer smokes a pipe and drinks j  awfully." j  Tho marri.v.:i> certificate is equally  divided- between hu.-.'iand and wife  iu Korea.  SOLDIERS OF THE CZAR  HIS   LOT   IS INDEED   A   VERY  HARD ONE.  A Study in    the   Life  and    Character  of the   Russian  Private.  In hi.s ordinary, overy-day career���������  thas is, in time of peace���������the genuine  Russian soldier is an exceedingly  amiable creaturo, writes A. Fremd-  ling in tho London Speaker. Ho  seldom quarrels oven in his cups. If  anything, an over indulgenco in  vodki makes him rather grow affectionate, sometimes even tragic. In  his sober moments he is all good  nature, song, and gnioty, with nothing of tho proverbial niolchunoly of  the Slav attached to him. But on  reflection it will be soon that it is  only the Slav's extraordinary capacity for endurance that can mako tho  daily lifo of tho common soldier at  all supportable. Added to tho extreme rigor of discipline, which  makes his term of service ono long  round of kicks and thumps from tho  sergeant-major Jjfeldvobol) to tho  more senior private (diadkn), each of  whoso superiority must be acknowledged with the orthodox salute,  poor Tommy Toftsky���������as I woultl call  him, by reason of his unqualified  toughness���������is fed and housed under  conditions unthinkable to tho western mind. Pay thoro' is practically  none. In somo of the crack regiments  the private receives his ninety copecks every three months, which  works out exactly to ono farthing per  day, allowing it, however, tho. purchasing powor of ono'penny. But  out of this ho is expected to keop  himsolf in boot-blacking, ���������pipe-clay,  and other trifles in thc way of warpaint, ahd sometimes even to pay  for the making of his boots, the materials for which only are served o.ut  from the stores. His washing ho  docs himself (if any). His food, as  originally regulated for him by tho  War Office, might not be too bad  nor too sparse; but he ������������������ lias the contractor to reckon with, and so his  black,  BADLY-BAKED  RYE  BREAD  quito often has more sawdust than  meal in it. , Of this brutal mixture,  with nothing but a grain or two of  brown rock salt to flavor it and a  draught of pump-water to wash it  down with, lie manages to snatch a  hasty morning meal whilo polishing  his. boots' or.grooming his horse, to  get ready for drill or parade. The  rigors of these, by the way, aro perhaps unequalled iu any other army,  even tho Gorman. , Apart from all  else, in no other European country  is the climate so given to alternating extremes of cold and henti as it  in in Russia. Th'o far-seeing Russian  military genius avails itself of that  circumstance as a special means to  inuring its fighting material to hardships. On a winter's morning,-when  tho. frost takes grip of your 'toes as  between iron clamps, when it burns  ou the tip of your noso as a rod  coal,, and cuts through ; tho rinis of  your cars as with knives, mon on  parade are kept, standing In statuesque: lines for half ah hour or "more,  awaiting purposely-belated arrival of  the senior officer. Oh the hottest duy  in summer, again, whon tho whole  world, is a huge Turkish bath, the  soldier is kept marching and counter-marching for hours under all tho  weight of tho heaviest possiblo kit.  Happily, the catering for tho ; midday meal is beyond th'o grasp of tho  contractor's cupidity, or the poor  soldier might bo made to dine all  the year round off dead donkeys or  chopped-up old boots. Tho',, regimental, or, in-cases of isolated, detachments,, the'.'company artelsohik (steward) appointed from amongst the  men themselves, look's to thu moat  and the vegetables; and tho local  Jewish butchers and market-gardeners find it "much harder to buy over  the humble artelsohik than tho large  contractor does to smooth it out  with the colonel (polkovnik). Possibly fear of detection might be greater in the former case; for, ns it  stands with the whole world over,  the small man may not sin half so  often nor half so well. However, it  so happens that Ivan gols  at    least  ONE DECENT .MEAL  in tho day���������a-generous measure of  tho-natioiial-cabba."gc-Koup,^a-goodly_  portion of fresh beef, boned and run  up a wooden skewer, and a bowlful  of thick buckwheat gruel (kaslia)  with n round lake of incited fat in  the middle. Tho evening meal, after  a second round of drill, is v thin,  watery, insipid broth, made.of goodness knows what, with a few potatoes  thrown in. Thoro is seldom or novor  any variutlon. Tho seasons may  chango, now caps may como into being, now buttons, now facings mny  bo sprung upon bis tunic, but tho  soldier's diet docs not change.        *.  As for housing, ho is housed nnyi  how. Just at tlio .moment wo read  in the newspapers of thirty thousand  rescrvista being horded in nn open  field, awaiting mobilization. Nothing  bolter need be expected. So did Russia with some forty thousand Turkish  prisoners aftor the fall of Plevnn,  keeping thorn for a whole week penned in like sheep, the sound and tho  sick together, flinging amongst thcm  a shower of loaves pell-moll once in  tho day, by way of feeding them. Thc  imagination may bo helped a little,  as to. the cumulative elfect of the  treatment of those unhappy: Turks,  when it is added, in one line, that  the stench tour iniles around was .unbearable.: As a general rule, it might  be said that the standard of comfort  amongst the Russian people i.s lower  than what it is amongst moro western people. But concerning the  army, it is rather duo to the low  estimate, taken of the common soldier is something loss than a bond of  cattle, certainly a good deal loss  than a horse. Between the stabling  of the cavalry horso and the lodging  of ils rider there i.s a world of difference in favor of the former animal.  Up to very recently beds ami bod-  dings weio unknown q'.iauti! ies in the  Russian barrack. 'I'he soldier car-  t i-d  his  MA'ITHIvSS   AND   BLANK F.T.  on his back in tho form  of a   groat-  coat. That used to be all, except  sometimes a handful of musty straw  shaken over the hard plank. Things  aro a littlo bettor now, but that docs  not apply to soldiers on tho move,  to the manoeuvres, or to tho theatre  of war. Tho way thoy are disposed  of for llio night amongst the villagers reminds mo of a certain lady I  knew in a small town in tho south  of Ireland, who kept somo sort of a  licensed shebeen in a partition off  her kitchen, and took in lodgers on  cattlo fair days. She stootl in hor  door pocketing tho fourpenccs from  all tho drovers, thimble-riggers, and  ballad singers that camo tho way,  passing thorn all on to the loft overhead. "Whcro'll I find mo bod,  ina'am?" ono or tho other might venture to enquire, looking up to tbo  already crowded loft. "Whcro'll yo  fin' yor bod, is it!" nho would return with a contemptuous toss of  the head, at the idea of boing bothered any further, "Flow 'do 1 know'?  Go up tho ladder."  Thoro is at least ono distinguishing  trait in tho moral constitution of  tho Russian Tommy, and that is all  his own. He is tho most expert and  the most brazen-faced thief in tho  world. Ho wiil steal the applo out  of your eye while you look him  straight in the face, and will swear  a thousand oaths that ho knows  nothing whatever about it. There  is a significant saying amongst Russians: "Is this thc way to the public-  house," and its orig-in lies in tho  story of tho soldier who. on being  sin-prised by tho inmates of tho houso  where ho had lot himsolf down  through tlie chimney ono night, coolly askod whether ho was on tho  right road for the public-house.0 Soma  how, Vanka has got it into his thick  skull that he is within his rights to  pillor all ho can, provided only he  does it well. As a.matter of fact,  too, his punishment comes to him  only when he bungles and gots himself caught. A trio of Cossacks onco  captured a live fat pig, killing it on  the spot and carrying it off to  thoir own don. They woro seen to do  it;'.ancl before long tho owner caused  an official search to bo made, under  the personal direction of the hetman  or shotnilc. But all thnt could bo  found was a sick comrade lying on  his back in his great coat, with arms  folded and shapka (cap) drawn over  the face. It was tho pig; ami when  all was quiet again tho officer gave  them something  to  drink.  FORTUNE FOR A BUTTERFLY.  What   Rothschild's    Hobby   Costs  "���������.-Its-Pursuer.  Tho report that Mr. Walter Rothschild. Lord Rothschild'.?..,'elder : son,  had bought a rare butterfly from  Ecuador for S������,000 filled tho .soiiiu  of all butterfly hunters with joy.  So' far the biggest price paid for a  pair of butterflies was $225. Business  was   obviously  "looking  up."  In the interesting and valuable  museum which he has arranged just  outsido Tring Park, Mr. Rothschild  has more than a .million butterflies,  and; knows rather too much about  his subject to pay absurd prices. 'A  collector did oiico ask himi $750 for  an alleged new specimen, but received : a .'polite letter in reply offering to  sell Mm twenty similar ...specimens at  a tenth part of tho price."  Horo are animals living and extinct; stuffed and in skeletons, from  overy part of the earth. More is a  giraffe IS foot .10 inches in height,  the highest known specimen, shot  in Angola: horo is a.-���������perfect- specimen of tho quaggc. from Cape Colony, now extinct all over the world;  anil of Burcholl's zebra from tho  Orange River Colony, which is rapidly following suit. tlT'orc is n fino  spcciintcii of the great auk, with two  eggs, bird and oggs probably worth  from ^1,500: to SI,750 each, , and  porh'nps tho most valuable thi tigs in  thc mu sou in.  Close to thorn are, eggs in evory  stage of incubation; a cable antelope-mounted from sketches by Mil-  lais; a Mongolian wild horse, to  procure spocimans of which for the  park at'Woburn thc Duko of Bedford  sont an expedition to the Kobdo  Valley, in Mongolia; and tho marvellous colored opah, commonly  callod 'the'Jerusalem haddock, the  most lovely fish known. Its body is  bright rose color aiul-goltl*,-a"nd"_ils"  head green. II, belongs to the Mediterranean, but pays an occasional  friendly visit to the Knglish shores.  Eagles, ostriches, vultures, gorillas,  door, bison, and 1.00,000 specimens  of birds crowd the cases'.  Mr. Rothschild does not employ  private collectors, finding that ho  can get what ho wants from private ncqiiaintnnccH, sucli ns Mr. Scions, Sir W. Martin Conway, tho  lato Em In Pasha, and others. The  lato Sir If. Stanley cared little for  natural history. Also private collectors aro apt to got lazy in the  tropics, and .-payment by results is  best. Sometimes (his ��������� is rather  costly, os a whole collection has to  bo bought for the sake of a fow  specimens, niul a caravan has to bo  sent into forest wilds to bring homo  some big boast. Tt might almost  bo said that Mr. Ilowilson's butterfly cost $2,500, because' ho paid that  sum to the collector who brought  him back a wholo sot, of whicli he  only wanted this particular one.  When more thnn .one'specimen is obtained, liowovor, it is quite easy to  make exchanges with other collectors.  .MUST' BF. SMALL.  "Father," suid a littlo boy to his  parent, the other day. "are not  sailors very,  vevy, tin-all  men?"  "No, my son," nnswered the father. "Pray what leads you to suppose that they nro so .small?"  "Iiecaiise," replied tho young idea,  "I read the other flay of a sailor going to sloop  in his watch."  The eyeball is while because the  bloodvessels that feed its substance  are no small that thoy do not admit tho rod corpuscles.  INSTANCES OF FAST WORK  ASTONISHING THINGS  DONE  IN. ONE DAY.  Sir Ed-win   Landseer's  Great     Record���������Mr. Bryan Shook  Hands.  Ono of tho most remarkable and  most artistic of twenty-four hours'  records stands to the credit of Sir  Edwin Landseer, who had promised  a picture for tho Spring Exhibition  of tho Royal British Institution in  1815. On tho day boforo the opening ho was found standing in front  of an untouched canvas. "I shall  send that to the Institution tonight, a finished picture," ho declared to tho astonished messenger who  hatl been sent by tho Hanging Committee to sco if,tho promised picture  were ready, "and havo consequently  givon orders not to bo disturbed."  Truo to his word, Landseer put'tho  finishing touch to his canvas and  dispatched it to Pall Mall that very  evening; and as "Tho Cavalier's  Pots".it was one of tho greatest successes of. tho exhibition.  BOTH AUBER AND MOZART  performed oqunlly wonderful feats of  rapid .workmanship. Mozart was  making merry with his friends at  midnight when not a single noto was  written of tho overture to "Don Giovanni," which was to bo producod  on tho following ovening. When he  had said good-byo to his friends he  calmly wont to bod and slept until  five o'clock in the morning. 'Awaking  refreshed, arid with a bowl of punch  in front of him, ho sot to work on  the overture, dashing off sheet after  shoot with incredible rapidity and  dispatching'thorn to tho copiers. The  opera was to begin at seven in the  evening, and a fow minutes later  Mozart was in his placo as conductor, baton in hand, whilo0thc parts  with the ink still wot on somo of  thcm woro being handed to tho orchestra.  Not long ago Mr. W. IC. Vandcr-  bilt,! Jim., decided to havo a railway constructed around his estate at  Deopdalo, nnd qs he wanted it in a  hurry he saw no reason why it.  should not bo mado in a day. For  a millionaire to order "is to ho'obeyed; and within twenty-four hours  tho Deopdalo estate .was  GIRDLED BY A RAILWAY  a mile long and an ongino drawing a  freight train was shorting its way  along it. Whon, somo time since,  Calientcs, a town of 2,000 inhabitants, just over tho Nevada line, was  virtually wiped oif the map, owing  to a' change in Denator Clark's  transcontinental railroad, which was  being built towards tho Pacific  Coast, its inhabitants made littlo ,to  do about being thus -left in tho  lurch." They simply packed up their  belongings, made for a point on tho  new route, and within twenty-four  hours had run up another town-large  enough to accommodato them all.  Another remarkable record was  mado by Mr.- Bryan during his Presidential campaign four years ago.  Not a small part: of tho duty of a  candidate for the White House is to  shako hands, by tho thousands, with  his supporters; and on: one day in  October, 1900 Mi*. Bryan eclipsed all  records by gripping no fetver than  11,420 hands ;; between an early  breakfast and a lato supper.  An astonishing musical feat was  performed recently at Padua, when  Bencia, "the world's, champion for  uninterrupted piano-playing," gave  a recital lasting from seven o'clock  on Sunday niorning to eleven o'clock  on Monday evening. During this  time he played 250 composilions  from memory, with only two pauses  of  TEN MINUTES EACH.  Ait Italian professor not long ago  recited tho whole of Dante's "Divine Comedy" from memory, in a  continuous silling of twenty hours.  Ho began at six o'clock ono evening  and finished at two tho following  afternoon, was novor once prompted,  and did not make a single mistake.  At tho National Sporting Club  Tom Burrows, an Australian athlete, succeeded in swinging a pair  of clubs for thirty consocutivd hours,  maintaining-aa_nvornge_ratg_of_fifty^  live evolutions a minuto. A company  of chnngo-ringcrs a very few years  ago rang a peal of Double Norwich  Court Bob Major of 15,072 changes  on tho Erith Church bolls. Thc peal  was commenced at eight o'clock in  tho morning and was concluded at  twenty-tivo minutes pnst five in tho  afternoon; ami a band of liirming-  ham bell-ringers also achieved a ro-  mnrkable foal one recent Boxing Day  on thc bells of St. Martin's. Tn  eight hours 1.Xi.tt:V2 chimes woro  struck nnd 11,11.1 changes wero rung  without a moment's rest or intermission.   fr   AN OPTIMIST.   ,-,  The story of tho laziest man yet  discovered comes from  thc south.  "Yes, sir, he was the laziest man  on record. What do you reckon he  did whon his house was on fire?"  "Dunno."  "Warmed his hands at the blaze,  and said ho was thankful he didn"t  havo to split the wood for it!"  A  HAPrY  PAIR.  Sylla���������"How is it that you and  your husband agree so  well?"  Mrs. Ray���������"Well, you sco, he has  given up his club "  Sylla���������"And you?"  Mrs. Ray���������"I havo given up amateur cookery. With those two destroyers of domestic felicity gone,  why should wo not bo happy?"  "And then I stood just on the  giddy oe.ge of the yawning chasm,"  saitl the young man, describing his  travels. "Was tho chasm yawning  beforo you appeared, or did it begin  when it saw you?" asked Miss  Sharp. And then tho young man  said that ho had to leave in time  to cntch  the last train home.  TWO NOTEDJ&VIVALISTS  LONDON'S     GREAS   RELIGIOUS  AWAKENING.  Pen Pictures of the Two Men Who  Are  Stirring the World's  Metropolis.  Tho Terry-Alexander mission in  London is reported elaborately in tho  newspapers, and i.s the subject of  sympathetic editorial articles. It  was also referred to in tho sermons  in many prominent churches last  Sunday. Archdeacon Welberforco.  at Westminster Abbey, preaching on  the parable of the wheat, and tbo  lares, said that "beneath thoso  words wns the implied injunction to  keep our fingers off our brethren's  religious methods, whether Welsh revivals. Albert Hall missions or High  Church (missions. Bulls of excommunication issued by Protestant alliances have gono out of date."  Bishop Stepney, nt St. Paul's Cathedral, in a similar sympathetic reference, said Uiero wns need of a like  soul-stirring within tho Church of  England itself.  In conducting a revival service it"  is Sir. Alexander's task to pave Uio  way for Dr. Torrey. Mr. Alexander  stands upon a crimson pillar about  twice the height of a tall man and  somo six feet square at its baso and  top. He is backed and flanked by  his choristers, whose oyos follow his  every movement, while beforo him  stretches an audience whose gaze  nover leaves his face. Indeed, it is a  strange thing to watch the men and  women filing in and see the littlo  start they give when their eyes fall  on Mr. Alexander for the first timo.  His is not the figure they would look  for in a missioner. He is tall and  firmly set above his broad, -.square  shoulders, a comely head of the  dark, close-cropped, clean-shaven,  square-cut kind. But it is his eyes  ���������deep brown, deep set, and deoply  pfercingw���������that hold one. Then his  dross smacks in no way of the evangelist. Upon his well-made figure  hangs a frock coat that tho great  Poole himself might have built. His  collar, with its wings, is snowy  white*, and is enriched by a glossy  satin tie. : No wrinkle inars the  "dead-creasod" splendor of his trousers, and tho eye rests gratefully upon his trim*, shapely boots. Mr. Alexander seems to have wandered.front  Bond street.  WEDDED TO HJS TASK.  But all ideas ofv Bond street fado  .when Mr.' Alexander sots ,: to work.  Theii one'only sees a man very much  in earnest���������a '"man wedded to his  task. At the opening of a .'.meeting  Mr. Alexander sets himself to laugli  his'hearers, into love with him; : For  Instance, as with his strong, white  nervous hands he is boating put  thc music, of some hymn, and all are  singing lustily, hc will, with one  uplifted finger, stay thc singing in  tho middle of : a bar. Thon he will  turn, and speaking to some man individually, smilo and say: "Do not  look round when vou hoar other people coming in: thoy are only common people liko yourself." Again  he will stop the singing and; pick  out, maybe, a row of stewards, , a  row of childrenr or possibly some  old iman or woman, or a boy, who  seems to him'nre not singing as thoy  should. 'And while all tho peoplo  smilo, he will make tho feeble singer  stand up alono and give a terror-  stricken, quav'cring solo. The result  mny easily bo guessed. Whenever his  eyes light there do mon and women  sing witli all their might. Tlioy  have no desire to be made unwilling  soloists in the midst of laughing  thousands. So he keeps them singing for an hour or more such hymns  as the "Glory Song." Presently tho  people come to sing willingly, tind  at the last with fervor, till all tho  hall is filled with vibrant sound  and grows electric with warm,  breathing life. Then it is that the  Sousa among Gospel singers steps  nimbly from the crimson pillar and  Dr. Torrey walks slowly up instead.  THE SUCCESSOR TO SANKEY.  In the hush that follows one is almost chilled by thc cold stntelincss  of Dr. Torrey. Ho towers above -one,  huge-=and-^commanding,--���������looking -  steadily into space with eyes that  gleam frostily bluo beneath his high,  wide forehead. His mouth is.hidden  beneath a whito moustache, and a  close-cut white beard clings tightly  to his strong chin nml full, palo  cheeks. In figuro he is massive, almost burly, and it seems hard to  think that this man up to a fu.v  years ngo played baseball.'and. wus  on all-round athlete. But Dr. T.ir-  rey had seven years nt Yale, whore  in his own words "games-Were in nre  to him than godliness." Tic looks  more than his cight-nnd-forty years,  but his .zest in life is keen. Moreover,  in spite of his apparent gloom, ho is  a man of merry heart, and those  who know him will oven call him "a  witty fellow."  He grips his Bible and thrusts it  into his hearers' faces, ns if hc woultl  thrust its message into their hearts.  Then, raising hfs voice till it roars  like breakers on a beach, and clenching his powerful hands, he drives  home the few simple truths he  preaches. Finally, with, extended  aru������s. he asks: "Will you accept the  Lord Jesus Christ���������right hoti?"  over and over again. Then: "All  who will���������stand up." And such is  the forco of tho invitation thnt men  and women seemed dragged from  their scats. By this time Mr. Alexander is standing by his white-haired  colleague's side, noting with Ilia  piercing eyes all those whi rise.  "One moro on tho right," he crios  sharply: and Dr. Torrey sonorously  responds,  "Cod  bless you."  Brokoloight���������"I did think of ordering a suit from Cutts, but I couldn't  get him to promise to let mo havo  it in time."- Nowitt���������"Why. he's  usually very prompt." Brokelcigh���������  "Oh, yes: hut he wanted mo to Im  equally prompt." I Appreciation  Madame Griselda, the famous European  Soprano, who so thoroughly delighted the  musical public of the City at her concert in  the Opera House, has given the following  unsolicited testimonial of the "Nordheimer"  Revelstoke, B. C, April 10th, 1905.  MR. LEWIS:  Dear Sir,���������1 want to  take  this  opportunity  of  expressing;  my   appreciation   of  the   "Nordheimer"  Piano, which i used for my Concert this evening and  which in every way gave me entire satisfaction.  Yours very truly,  A. FREED-GRISELDA.  A beautiful selection of these high grade  Pianos in stock at prices and terms that are  easy for any  selves of.  honest person to avail them-  i Revelstoke Insurance  Agency  $50, aiul that the ratepayers be informed, through the press, that the  result of the defeat of the by-law on  the 5th instant, will be, that, owing  to the overload the plant is now carrying, tho lighting system may break  down at any time, and that if such  occurs through  want of   proper addi-  J tions thereto, the council consider that  r*     LOANS  LIMITED  REAL ESTATE  the responsibility for such a condition  will rest upon the ratepayers and not  upon the council."  Moved Aid. McCarter, seconded Aid.  Foote: "That the electrician be instructed to place 10 c. p. lamps on all  street lights, at once, in order to  reduce the present overload on thc  electric plant, nntl that, if in tho opinion of the Fire, Water and Light  committee, it is necessary to further  reduce the load on the plant, the  street lights bo cut out altogether,  either on Saturday evenings or permanently as the committee see fit."  The undersigned has opened a Lumber Yard in thc  City and will handle all kinds of o  ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER  SHINGLES,  LATH,  ETC.,  ETC.  A full stock of Kiln-Dried Edge Grain, Finishings  always on hand, and Mouldings of every description  will be kept' in stock.  LEGISLATURE  PROROGUED  if spring Tailoring!  **>  TO   CONTRACTORS!!!  At Our Yards we will at all times be in a position to  supply all your wants in First-Class Material.  INSURANCE  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published   every  Thursday.     Subscription  S2  per year.   Advertising rates on application.  Changes of advertisements must lie  in befor  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printing in all its branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, April 13, 1905.  THE  QUESTION   OF  HOUR.  THE  "Provincial Rights" was the watchword   of   so-called   Liberals for many  years.     During that  period, all local  issues of a quasi judicial nature.berag  dealt with by   the  various Provincial  Legislatures, created legal discussions  and these   were a   fruitful source of  . differences of opinion iis to the meaning and intention of the British North  America   Act.     Session after session  witnessed   heated    controversies    on  some  particular question  affecting a  Province or the Provinces collectively.  Sir John Macdonald, who was prime  minister  from 1S67  to 1S73 and from  1S78   to   1891,   was    a   constitutional  authority.     He   believetl    in    going  slowly, and in  testing each irritating  subject   as   it   arose.     Naturally  lie  looked for solution  of each problem,  by the highest court in  the land, in  the  earlier days, subsequently hy the  Supreme Court and eventually by the  Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in  Great Britain.   For this he was  denounced in  unmeasured terms  by  his political opponents.    To-day the  vindication of  Sir  John Macdonald's  policy is found in the extraordinary  position    assumed     by    those   who  saw   nothing  save   chicanery in  the  policy of that great statesman.    On  the other hand, time has but proved  the insincerity of Sir Wilfrid Laurier  z^^andhis^upporters.^Jn^the^oIddays  we bave said, Sir John Macdonald aud  his   colleagues   were   endeavoring to  solve every problem hy adopting constitutional   methods, to   the end that  precedents,  based upon formal judgments,   might   be   established.    Concealing their designs under the cloak of  patriotism.   Liberals    stirred     every  Province, as is pointed out by a writer  in the Ottawa Citizen.    They agitated  every community, imparting motives  as unworthy as they would have been  unpatriotic,   if   true;     Conservatives  were   charged   with the coercing and  throttling of Provinces; public opinion  and  public passion   were appealed to  and aroused, the tricksters eventually  getting control  of nearly all the Provincial    Legislatures,     the      success  attending their efforts in that direction  eventually crushing the upheaval that  enabled Sir "Wilfrid Laurier to grasp  the reins of power.   Then Mr. Clifford  Sifton was taken into the Government  and   a   Senatorship   offered   to    Mr.  Green way.     These  gentlemen  being  Liberals,   had    co-operated   with   Sir  Wilfrid's  agents,    had    refused    all  offers from  the Conservative Government,   and   a   Liberal    victory   was  scored.   Messrs. Sifton and Green way,  egged on by the Hon. Joseph Martin,  had introduced  the apple of discord,  ���������were sponsors for a bill that deprived  the minojity  of  privileges they had  enjoyed for twenty years, and yet, a  Premier who professed and still professes   to    promote   and   increase   if  possible,   minority  rights,   not   only  rewarded the agitators but took them  iuto  his embrace and   became their  most ardent patron.    Mr. Greenway  did not take  the Senatorship, but he  is member of tho House of Commons,  and would  be the Premier's Miuister  of Interior, if he dare go back to his  constituents.   And how about British  Columbia?     The   grievances   of    the  people of this Provinces have time and  time again been brought  up in the  liouse of  Commons  at Ottawa; delegates have gone to the capital, presenting  official   records  and   urging  Sir  Wilfrid   Laurier    to    redress   those  grievances.     Contemptuous    indifference was the answer, save and except  when a general election was announced  and   then nothing: was too   good  to  promise British Columbia.     That wns  all���������a Liberal  promise made, like piecrust, only to be broken 1     This Province must wait, until the position sho  is in, can  be utilised for the furtherance of some scheme whereby friction  in othei* provinces may be avoided or  removed, and party advantage gained.  British Columbia sustains a Conservative Government and  well it is for  the people that like some others it is  not the mere puppet and  hireling of  the Federal authorities;wise it is for  the electors   to   trust one who knows  what duty means���������a Premier who is a  native   of  British   Columbia,   rather  than a mere petty office seeker be he  Liberal or Conservative.   The troubles  in the   Territories,   consequent   upon  Sir Wilfrid Laurier's effort to burthen  the ratepayers with enormous responsibilities as well as to violate the constitution,   significantly    demonstrate  the dangers surround ing and threatening   Provinces, for a   more bare-faced  effort to throttle the proposed North  West_ Provinces   cannot   readily be  The Premier's Statement Regarding Railway Legislation  ���������Oliver's Want of Confidence  Motion Defeated.  imagined. This question is not alone  one of coercion with reference to an  educational system; it is far reaching  in other respects, namely a deadly  blow aimed at Provincial Rights, and  if the Province of Quebec is to dictate  to all the other Provinces by reason of  its solid mnjority, then it is time for  sensible people. Liberals or Conservatives, to indulge in a little practical  thinking. There cannot be two Canada's, French and Knglish���������let us  strive to form one great confederation  ���������an auxiliary kingdom of the British  Empire.  City Council.  At a special meeting of the council  on Thursday evening last the following resolutions were passed :  Moved Aid. McCarter, seconded Aid.  Lewis:     "That   the   local   papers  be  requested to publish in full, the resolution  passed  at thc last meeting of  the   council,   relative   to    the    plan  approved  of by  the council as one to  be followed  by the residents of Third  street and Mackenzie avenue in boule-  varding  and   tree    planting   by   the  residents of those streets; which resolution contemplated   and   authorised  no expenditure by the city beyond the  cost of moving the sidewalk and poles  Victoria, B. C, April 5.���������Mr. John  Oliver���������Honest John of the Delta���������is  happy. Pursuant to the expressed  desire of the Government to court the  fullest investigation ns to any alleged  irregularities in the matter of the  Kitimitat land grants, a select committee has been appointed for the  grave and onerous task of enqniry  into a strictly departmental matter.  The committee is composed of Messrs.  Macgowan (Vancouver) chairman;  and Gilford (New Westminster),  Brown (Greenwood), Bowser, (Vancouver) and the redoubtable Oliver  himself.:  As some of  the   opposition   papers  have rather lost  their heads in   this  matter,   and    are  already    shouting  about scandal before scandal is proven,  and   making    the    usual   scurrilous  attacks upon the Chief Commissioner  of Lands  and   Works���������whose   shoes  Mr. Oliver is most anxious to  fill���������the  exact position of affairs may  be with  beneflt'here explained to your readers.  There is,  of course,   always   a possibility, so long as frail  human nature  remains   as   at   present    constituted,  that a trusted clerk  may   make some  error, or may even  do  wilful   wrong.  This can be done  very easily  by  the  clerk without the  knowledge of the  minister in charge of the Department,  especially in   tl-.e case  of British  Columbia, which, prior  to   the  re-establishment   of  a   strong government a  year and a half ago, had  had no  less  than six administrations in  a period  of less than  five year.?.   Tliat means  six Chief Commissioners in  five years  so that each  unhappy  holder of this  responsible portfolio  had  to take all  the abuse for anything   which  went  wrong in  the Department,   and yet  was expected to enter upon his duties  fully equipped for  their performance,  and given less  than  a  year   to learn  thernMf^he^were^not^aequainted^writh"  them.   The clerk  on  the other hand  has been   probably  for   years in  the  office, has worked his way up,  and   is  valuable because of his  knowledge of  involved routine of   the department���������  a knowledge which, should lie wish to  he   dishonest, he   can   easily   use   to  deceive his superiors.  Then, when a clerk makes a rnistnke,  or does wrong, the Chief Commissioner  is at once attacked and the Government declared to be no good. What!  Does the defalcation of a hank cashier  stamp the directors of the bank as  criminals? When the shop-boy robs  the till, must the proprietor go to  prison?  Some are inclined to blame tho Government for granting the member for  Delta his select committee and putting  the country to expense   on account of  what is purely  a  departmental affair  and outside the functions of the Legislature.   But, under the circumstances,  the  Government has decided, liaving  nothing to conceal, that the investigation   shall   bo as  open   nntl public as  were   thc chnrges.     In   this they are  probably right.     There is, of course,  not a breath of suspicion against the  present Chief Commissioner of Lamls  and   Works���������indeed,   much  of   what  ������������������������   Em   mU/%1  Yards���������Just South of Hotel Climax, on Smeltce Track  CHESSMAN'S imported  Spring Goods ;irc ht.*rc,  and most of thcm arc  marked off and have been  passed into stock.  The store is full  of Rain Coalings, Suit  in.H's, Trouserings, comprising Serges, Cheviots,  Llamas. Fancy Vo.stim;s.  The wear and color is  guaranteed hy llic manufacturers, and we back up  tlie guarantee.  have made public charges against the  Government, it is just as well to make  as public an exhibition of their folly as  possible.  The Budget debate was continued  this afternoon, several members addressing the House, and the lender of  the Opposition being still ou his feet  when the Speaker saw six o'clock. A  very amusing speech was made by  Mr. Ross (Fernie) who took the line of  criticising the critics. He scored the  Opposition for not having introduced  a single piece of noteworthy legislation in two years. Mr. Ross made his  rebuke   very   personal,   dropping   on  Department has dragged itself along  all the week, and ns   yet   the eagerly  desired evidences of universal corruption  have failed  to materialize.    Mr.  John Oliver has only succeeded in unearthing   one   or   two   irregularities,  such as   are   bound   to   creep into so  complicated and extensive a branch of  the   public   business,   and   the  great  deal, which   was   to   involve both the  Hon. R. F. Green and the Government,  in one common  ruin, had apparently  no existence outside   of   the member  fot* Delta's   somewhat   peculiar moral  intellect.  A most   disastrous fate   befell  Mr.  ty SEE US ABOUT YOUR EASTER SUIT ,  ty  | GRESSffiAN,m ART TAII20R ;  ty        Always the Best Often the Chenpest *  ^ww���������AlV������^^^<v^A^l���������ww\Al^A<^  BONIS rifRRISBED Oil MONTHLY PAYMENTS  R. HOWSON & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS, EMBALMER!  each   Liberal   member   by name, and [ Oliver's want of confidence motion on  keeping   the .House   in  a roar by his  Thursday.     It dealt principally with  witty comment and several very poetical quotations'.' The Opposition, however, did not like it, criticism being  their * own chosen field,' and the  member for Ferries remarks appearing to them in the light of an infringement of their special .privileges.  Mr. J. A. Macdonald (Rossland) gave  the House a' most lachrymose speech.  He fairly wept over the condition of  British Columbia, and gave his own  constituency several unkind side-slaps  into the bargain. He took up the  lumber question first, and assured the  lumbermen of British Columbia that  they could look for no redress���������in the  matter of customs duty or otherwise,  until they had come down in their  prices. The duty had been taken oif  because they- were all in a combine,  and it would stay off. Thar, quoth  the leader of the Liberal Opposilion,  was his stand and the stand of the  Liberal party.  This piece of information will doubtless be as gratifying to the lumber  interests of British Columbia as the  reply their delegation got the other  day from Sir Wilfrid Laurier, and  took_a���������foui'-thousand mile-journey-to.  Mr.   Oliver complains of took   plnce  on the west side of Mackenzie avenue, I before   the    present    administration       . ..���������    _������������������ ���������  which expenditure would not exceed   came  in���������but since   the  Opposition I alleged crime iu the Lauds and Works  receive. "Have faith in the Government" said Sir AVilfrid. But perhaps  he i.s not in touch with Mr. J. A.  Macdonald.  Mr. Macdonald then proceeded to  revile the Minister of Finance for  taking a trip to Ireland. Tt would  appear that Mr. Macdonald is conveniently ignorant of thc travels of  the leadei s of his own party. There  wiio Mr. fielding, for example, who  put in his spare- time in Europe helping to float lhe Grand Trunk Pacific, j  seeing Naples, and getting presented  to the Pope of Rome. And Sir Wilfrid Laurier himself, who came west  indeed, but to California and riot to.  British Columbia.  Regular   night  sessions   commence  this   week, the   House  being tonight  continuing the debate on the Budget.  Tt   is   probable   that  the end of   the  session   is  not fur off, but much will  depend on   the celerity  or otherwise  with which   the   business  now beforo  the liouse can     bo despatched,   and  nlso   upon   railway   matters.     These  latter  have   been somewhat obscured  during the past week by  tbo consideration   of   the  estimates,   nntl, though  several   caucuses  have   been   held, no  details of any  definite character have  yot reached the public.  8ATUKIJAY, Al'Itll. 8TH.  The   mnmitioth    investigation   into  coal lands and no discussion took'  place over it. It was simply put to  the vote, at once and defeated by 22 to  13���������a majority of nine,- and the record  for the session.  Before moving the adjournment at  the close   of   yesterday's   session . the  Premier rose and stated that he wished to make  an announcement with  regard to the railway situation.    The  Government had decided that no railway legislation would be introduced  at this session.    This conclusion, said  Mr. McBride, had been arrived at very  reluctantly, and it was only decided  upon when  it became apparent that  no efforts of the Government���������though  these had been made with unceasing  diligence   and   vigor���������could  avail   to  secure  railroad   construction of  any  kind, and the Coast-Kootenay road in  particular, upon   terms   or with any  guarantee that would at all adequately  protect the interests of the people of  this province.   The Premier reminded  the  House   that scores of bills, both  public and private, had been  passed  by different Legislatures of this province, and it was hardly necessary for  liiDWto^idwellixupon^the=very--8cant  amount of railways which had resulted from that Kind of legislation.    He,  for his  part, had pledged himself and  his   Government   that    any  railway  policy they might  bring down should  be one involving actual and immediate  construction; and, until   he   was   in a  position   to   introduce ^legislation   of  that description, protecting   the interests of I he people in every part of the  country and at  the same time provide  adequate  transportation  facilities, he  did not propose to introduce what was  known as railway legislation at all.  The nouse, however, continued the  Premier,   could   rest   assured     that,  while it  was  not  the intention ot the  Government  to submit any policy in  regard to railways during the present  session, the   policy   of assisting  railways was not one  that he intended to  hold in   abeyance.     On the contrary,  no means would be spared to press the  question   of   transportation   to  satisfactory   result, but  under  no circumstance   would   he   ask  the  House  to  endorse any rail wny legislation unless  it   were of   such   a  nature   that  the  interests of  the  people of British Columbia were fully ancl amply protected.  Tt   was   the   present  impossibility  of  securing such  conditions which   had  led  to   the   decision  be now so reluctantly announced.  "It was," said Mr.  McBride, in con-  Cabinet Makins  Upholetorlne:  Picture Framing:  EVERY VARIETY TO SELECT FROM;  THE PEOPLE'S  '3     FURNITURE STORE  REVELSTOKE,: B. C.  THJ  REVELSTOKE WINE & SP2RIT CO.  LIMITED.  IMPORTRES AND WHOLESALE DEALERS.  Manufacturers  of Aerated Waters  REVELSTOKE,    B. O.  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  Free  Examination  Js-GUY-BARBERf ---=Jewel 8err������ptician���������  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke, B. C.  zsaEssrxacoaaaBsxaaEBK  & COY.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME  BEEF.     PORK.   WLTT0N     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  (Continued on Page Fivet)  REOPENED  REMODELED  Sestaurani  Mrs. McKitrick, Manageress.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Rates Moderate. 'SO  CUR10U9 FACT8~  J  branch and the covering of seeds only  Ite metamcrpho&ed leaf.  A Boothbay, Me., fisherman, Ab"  (ft.k, claims to have the shortest name  on record. There la said to be no ab*  fcreviatlon about it either.  1 The sword blades forged at Toledo  *>y the Saracens could be coiled up  dike a clock spring and would resume  perfect itraightness aa soon as re.  leased.  * The first skates were made out ot  the bones ot animals. Sometimes  children would sit on the Jawbones  of a horse or cow and propel tbem-  eelvos along the Ico by means of lroa  staves.  English Insurance societies ar*  /���������badly divided over the question of  ,tvar risks. Some refuse to have tho  -.volunteers at any price, while others  'think the men ae safe ln South AfrV  ca as at home catching Influenza.  It ls curious to notice that wood  tar ls prepared Just as it was in the  fourth century, B. C. A bank is  chosen and a hole dug, into which  ".-the wood ts placed, covered with turf.  ���������A fire is lighted underneath and the  ,tar slowly drlpe' into the barrel*  {Placed to receive it  Among the Greeks and the Ro-  .Cnans the goat was sacrificed to Bacchus because of its tendency to injure  grape vines by easing the young tendrils and leaves. A1J. the species of  goats are natives of the old world.  (The Rocky Mountain goat, so called,  of North America really belongs to  4he antelope family.'  Water, If subjected to great com-  . (iresslon and then decomposed by  means of an electric current Into its  elements, oxygen and hydrogen, explodes with tremendous force In tho  process.  There ara 20,000 different klifds <*/  butterflies.  A statistician of small things figures lt out that the posterity of one  ���������English sparrow amounts in ten years  Ao something like 276,000,000,000  t>irds.  "���������' Although the ladies of the diplomatic corps have left their cards for  lithe wife of the Turkish minister,  .none of them has ever been received  .toy her, and she' has never returned  jany ot the calls. Etiquette does not  (permit a Turkish woman of Mgfc  Icaste to go visiting.  There are 1,200,000 miles of.copper  .(Wire used in the telephone service in  Ahe United States, and 4,000,000 calls  are received daily in the telephone  {exchanges of the country. The wire,  iwould girdle the earth at the equator  ���������Xorty-eight 'times; or reach from the  earth to the moon five times.  ', ifri 1*1** .***. Jr\ inf. Jr. Jr. Jr. J&. Jr. JT. *^. .V. .^*������ .*r. m'y. .���������. Jr. .V. &. .v. AT. jtt. v  t1*?1?? 'if **.' ty' %' *V *ff *V vp Vtt 'V '4.' *V ty1 'V w w VP %s **,' '4.' Tpt  Do Not  Neglect Your Home  We have a large assortment of Garden Tools, Spades,  Hoes, Hakes, Etc., Ornamental Garden Fencing, Galvanized Wiro Mesh Fencing.  Paints, Varnishes, Brushes  Whitewash Brushes and Brushes bf all kinds.  Call and inspect our new stock.  j| Lawrence Hardware Company ;  ITI iTi jtn i'r* ***** **^** '**���������** *********** *"***' **fr* ������*^* ������*fr* **fr* f*H*i r*ri fti i*fri t*lTi fti t"t*i tTi fti t*l*i t*. i t  "+��������� ���������+��������� >JL' KL' *$? iff Kt* ���������+��������� **,* *V *jf l*J l*J '4.1 %' '4.  * *V lV rV *V V l+' 'V 'V ���������  ^^*^/^V^'^^VW*^^^^*^^^*V*i<>*'A**'<,*****v*****S  LOANS  NOTARIES  SIBBALD & FIELD  HAVE  Houses and Lots  FOR  SALE  IN ALL PARTS OF THE CITY  INSURANCE  COMOX COAL  '^���������***A^*<^*^^A'^^^^W*^^^*'^i^^^^^^*^^VW^  ���������^  '���������    CHINESE PERVERSITY  The   Chinaman   shakes   his   owo  hand instead of yours.  , He keeps out of step-when walking  .With yoo. i ,  j He puts his hat on, in salutation.  ' He-whitens his   boots   instead   ot  "blackening them:  i He rides with his heels In his stir  rtips instead of his toes  . ��������� His compass points south.   |jlf I  'His women folk are often seen - la  trouser*   accompanied    by   men   in  gowna  ���������  . Often he throws away the: fruit o)  the melon and eats the seeds.  ��������� He laughs on receiving bad   new*  (this to deceive evil spirts).  p* Hs left hand is the placo of honor.  I i He thinks lt polite to ask your ags  And income,  \ He says west-north Instead of  ^northwest, and sixty-four instead of  Cour-slxths.  . His favorte present to a parent ls it  ������offin.  |i ABOUT EATING. -&  ���������"*. Plenty of time should be taken.   t  i/ Mere gratification of. the appetite 19  *ery likely to shorten life.  It is not good to dine when In a  ,������tate ot mental or physical weakness.  ~   Two"lpounds_6f'ipotatoe&*-contain"as-  imueh nutriment as thirteen pounds of  ''turnips.  Light soups, Ur-it desserts, and  flight meats should have the prefer*  Isnce In warm weather.  Fifth and oysters are easily digest-*  Ad. An hour or two of rest should  tbe taken after the meal.  ��������� Abuse of the stomach at dinner will  tie paid sooner or later by that punishment which comes to the glutton.  . Vegetables and fruit are to be used  fnost generally at that season of tha  year in which they naturally maturr*  '~-Tse Standard.  LEGISLATURE PROROGUED.  (Conlimied from Page Four.)  elusion, "only[ a few hours ago that I  arrived at this decision, and it was  not until I had exhausted every effort  to obtain a' satisfactory bargain for  the province that I did so. I make  this statement frankly, trusting that  the House and the country will take  it in tho spirit in which it is given."  Mr. Macdonald (Rossland) said that  he did nob consider the" statement  satisfactory. Why had not the  Premier produced to the House���������to  all of. them���������the proposals he had  received ft oui the different companies,  and let the' united House pass judgment: on them?  Mr. McBride said tbat it was regret-,  talily   evident that  the leader of   the  Opposition had forgotten -what-was'  meant.: by;���������:��������� responsible government.  There wes no duty on his (tho Premier's) part which olilijjed him to  give to the House Mie ditiorent details  of the matters. with which': he and his  colleagues had heen dealing. The  companies referred to hud come to his  government with various proposals,  and he had told tho House frankly,  that he could not- advise their acceptance. In doing this he had fully  performed his duty.  April 8th, 11:30 p.m.���������The Lieutenant-Governor prorogued the Legislature at 10:25 p. in.  The Man in the Gallery.  LEGAL  JOHN MANNING SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  First Street        - :      - Bevelstoke, B.C.  fJARVEY, M'CAR������E5 & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada.  .Company funds to loan at 8 percent.  Fihst Street. Revelstoke B. C.  NOTICK.  Notice Is hereby given that 30 days alter date.  I intend to apply to tlic Honorable tho Chief |  Commissioner  of Lands and Works for per-���������  mission to cut and carry away timber from the  followine described lands   situated in West  Kootenav district :  1. Commencing at a post planted on the  south sido of Smith creek about 20, miles from  the Columbia river and marked "E.J.Johnson's north east corner post, thenee south to  chains, tlience vest 80 chains, thence north 80  ehaini', thence east SU chains to the pointof  commencement.  2. Commencing at a post planted on the  south sido of Smith creek ahout 3^ miles from  the Columbia river and marked "Ei J. Johnson's north east corner post," thence south 8C  chains, theuce west 80 chains, ti.ence north 80  chaius, thence east 80 cbains to the point of  commencement.  3. Commencing at a post planted on tho  soutii side of Smith creek about Ai miles from  the Columbia river and marked "E.J. Johnson's norlh east cornor post," thence south 80  chains, theneo west 80 chains, theuce north 80  chains.thence cast 80 chains to thc point of  commencement.  4. Commencing at a post planted on thc  south side of Smith creek about Ai miles from  the Columbia river and marked "E. J. Johnson's uorth east corner post," thonce south 80  cbains, thence west 80 ciiains, theuce north so  cbains, theuce east 80 chains to the point of  commencement.  5. Cominencing at a pnst plnnted on the  south side ot Smith creek about 0AA miles from  the Columbia liver, and marked "E. J. Johnson's north east corner post," thence south 81  chains, thence west 80 chains, thence north B0  ehains, thence east 80 chains to the-poiut of  commencement.  G. Commencing at a post planted on the  south Bide of Smith creek about VA miles from  the Columbia river and marked "E J. Johnson's north east comer post," theneo south 80  ehains, thence west 80 chains, tlience north80  chains, tbence cast 80 chains to the pointof  commencement. -  7. Commencing at a post plnnted on the  south side of Smith creek ahout Smiles from  the Columbia river and marked "E. J. Johnson's i-outh cast corner post," thence north 40  chains, thenee west 160 ciiains, thence south 40  chains, thence east 1C0 chains to the point of  commencement,  8. Commencing at a post nlanted on the  south side of Smith creek about Ai miles from  tbe Columbia river and marked "JS. J.Johnson's south east corner'post," thence north 40  chains, thence west ICO cbains, tbence south 40  cbaiHs, thence east 1C0 Chains to the point of  commencement.      '/"i:A  9. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side of Smith creek about fM miles from  thc Columbia river and marked "E. J. Johnson's south east corner post," thence north 40  chains, thence west 1C0 chains, thenee south 40  chains, thence east 1C0 ehainsto the point of  commencement.  10 Commencing at a post planted on' the  north side of the north fork ot Smith creek,  about OK miles from tbe Columbia river and  marked "E. J. Johnson's south cast corner,"  thence north 80 chains, thence west80 chains,  thence south 80 chaius, theneo cast 80 chains  to the place of commencement.  Dated March 4th, 1905.  mlC E. J. JOHNSON.  THE iK HOTEL  W.   J.   LICHTBURHH, Manager.  NEWLY BUBLT AND FURNISHED  STRICLY FIRST-CLASS  im STABLES  First-lass* Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  Single and Double Rigs   for   Hire   on   Reasonable  Terms.    Turned out  lean and  Neat.  THE   BAR    IS  WITH BEST  SUPPLIED  BRANDS  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. C.  H  UGIIS. CAYLEV  i Barrister and Solicitor.  OFFICE���������Corner First Street and Boyle  Avenue, Revelstoke, B. C.  Dr; Morrison  DENTIST  Ofllce���������Lawrence" Hardware Co. Block���������Upstairs  SOCIETIES.  NOTIOE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of Lands and Works fur aspecial license tocut  anil carry awuy timber from the following described lands in tlie West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  north cast corner," and planted on the west bank  of the Columbia ' river opposite' tlio mouth of  HoMich creek, theuce soutii 80 chains, thence west  ���������H ciiains, theuce nortii 80 chains, tlieuco east E0  uliaius to thc place of comnienceinent.  2. Commencing at a post niaiked 'E. McEennV  so-.tlh--.vcst corner post," en<i planted at the side  of lhe Big lioiiil trail ahout 5 liutes north of Duw-  n'e creek, thonce nnith fcO ehuins, liienee cast 80  ..���������haiiis, tlieuco soutii 80 chains, thence west SO  chaiiis to the place of commencement.  Dntrd this 1st day of April, 1005.  aplS   ���������������������������-..; E. McBEAN.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1058.  Begular meetings are held in the  Oddfellows Hall on the Third Friday of each mouth, at 8 p. in. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordiollvinvited  J A. ACHESON, W. M.  R. J. TAGGKRT, Rec.-Sec.  KOOTENAY STAR, R: B. P.  i���������  Meets on First Tuesday of every month,  I. O. O. K. Hall.   ; * -,'*,.  J. ACHESON. W..P.  K. J; TAGUE KT, KEG.    ..  in  Cold Range Lodge, K. of  P.,  Ko. 2G, Revelstoke, B. C.  MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY  in Oddfellows' Hall at 8  o'clock Visiting Knights are  cordially invited.  J. B. SCOTT. ������. C.  stewart Mcdonald, k. of r. & s.  H. A.BROWN, M. of F.  , FOINTED PARAGRAPHS  i   it mma^mm^  ^Folly is a nan's worst foe and dl*  (cretion Is his best friend.  ) The baseball diamond may be fiairo  jgeta, but the players seldom are.  ;i The owl nay be a wise bird, bul  (the greyhound has a much loagoi  ���������fcead. V  H Aa a cure for love the want of faith  Is a better remedy than the faith cure.  /'.Economy is the name of a Pennsylvania town���������but of course it isn't a  . summer resort \  ' There's a good deal. of horse pla)  Oibout an equestrian drama���������and tf  should be properly mounted. .  :t When hot steak comes up corerefl  (With cinders a man ls Justified .in  kicking: against the coaled meat.  Many a man who thinks.his sweefr  fceart wort' her weight ln gold finds  after mat-rage that he has a gold brlcll  :ton his hands. ���������     ~A    ��������� -\  11 A Kansas paper tells of a boy wha  ���������^limbed a cornstalk to escape from an  Enraged cow. Speaking ot newBpapei  Utories, they attain an enormous atz^  |a Kansas.���������Chlcajo News, *    * ""  Advertise in The Herald.  NOTICE.  Notice fs hereby given that thirty days, after  date-I- intend to.apply to,tlie,C'hief CoMinii.sMoner^  of LuliilfT and. Works for a special llccurtO tb cut"  an-l carry away timber from the following described lauds iu the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "M. J. ra--  .ion's soutii west corner post" and planted at  ibout one and one-fourth mile* from the month  if Hiililleh creek and ou Ihe cast bank of said  .���������rook, tlience noith ico chains, thenee i-.-'S-. 40  chains, thence'south 100 chains, thence west ie  chains to the place uf commencement.  S. Commencing at a pnst marked "M. J. Parson's south east corner post" anil planteil at  aliout one nntl nne*fourtli milts fiom the mouth  nf lUililleli creek and on the eust bank of raid  creek, thenee north ISO chains, tlience west 40  chains, theuce south 160 chains, thence east 40  chains to the place ot commencement.  Dated this 1st day of April, 1909.  ap!3  M. J. parsox:  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a-.special license tocut  and carry away t mber from/.'the f Mowing de*  scribed lands in West Kootenay district: ���������:   -    '  \. Commencing at a post marked "O.D. Hoar>  soutii west corner post" and planted on the south  bank of Goldstream about 12 miles above the  mouth of. French creek; thence north 40 chains,  thenceeast 160 chains, tlience soutii 40 chains,  thence west 100 chains to the point of commencement..., .-.. : "   ":,".//     : ���������'���������-'.i'i .'-  2. Commencing at a post marked "O. D. Hoar's  north west corner post" and ��������� planted nn the south  bank of Cluldstro tm about 13 miles alwve ths  mouth of French creek; thence south 40 chains,  thence east 160 chains, theuce noith .40 chains,  thence west 100 chains to the point of commencement. " ��������� *'  Dated 1st April, 1905.  apl3 O..D. HOAR.  Camp Mountain View, 0. W. 0. W.  Meets in Selkirk Hall every Second and  Fourth Friday of each month at 8 p. m. Visiting Choppers cordially invited to attend.  F..H. BOURNE, Con. Com.  II. W. EDWARDS, Clerk.  Cancellation cf Reserve  NOTICE IS UERBBY.GIVEN that the reservation established in pursuance of the provisions  of the.*1 Columbia and Western Railway Suhsidy  Act, ISOC." notices of whicli were published in the  British Columbia Gazette and dated: 7lh May,  1S06, and 5th June, 1800, respectively,. nre hereby  cancc-lled.  Crown lauds situated within the area embraced  .by.the_said^rescrvation^will^he^r������pcii_to^Kale,  settlement, lease and other disposition, under thc  frovisions of the "Land Act." three months after  lie date of the-tirst .publication of this notice in  the British Columbia Gazette; provided, however,  that in all cases where lands are sold, pre-empted,  leased or otherwise alienated hy the Government  anil are subsequently found upon the survey of the  Columbia anl Western Railway Cnuipanv'a  blocks, to He wholly or In part within such blocks,  then the persons so acquiring such lands shall  acquire tlieir title thereto from the liailwav  Company, who have agreed to deal with sucli  purchasers, pre-emptors, leases, etc., on the samo  terms ami conditions as the Government would  under the provisions of the "Land Act," except  In respect to timlier lands on the .Company'**  blocks, which shall be subject to the regulations  issued by tbe Company relative to the cutting of  timber, on the Columbia and Western Railway  Land Grant.   'J W. S. GORE,  ;Deputy. Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Lands antl> Works Department,  Victoria,'B. C.,2Srd February, 1005.    m2-3ip  NOTICE.  Notico Is hereby given tbat thirty (SO) davs  alter date 1 intend to make application to thc  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to lease the lands hereinafter  mentioned, viz.���������Commencing ata post marked "Lloyd A. Manly's norm cast corner,"  planted on the west bank of a small stream  flowing into the South Fork of the Fraser  river from the north-east at a point about  twenty miles north westerly from Teto Jaune  Cache, thence north .westerly following  the course of the valley to a point situate  ���������JCOO chains in a direct line from the starting  point, tlience in a. south westerly direction  1410 chaius, thence south easterly 240 chains,  thence north easterly 1200 chains, thence  south easterly following the general course of  the��������� valley 7200 chains, more; or.less.'thenee  north '240 chains more or.; less to the point of  commencement, for- the purpose of cutting  spars, timber or lumber.  Victoria, B.C., 13th March, 1905.  ml6 lm     : 'LLOYD A'. MANLY.  NOTICE.  Notice IS hereby given' that CO days after  date I intend to apply to tho Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to  fiurchase the following described lands in thc  listrict of West Kootenay:  Commencing ; at .a post planted on thc east  side * of the - Arrowhead 'Brnnch.'aboui- two  miles west of station at Arrowhead, and marked "W. F. Ogilvle's south west corner post;!'  thence east 40 chains:.theneo north 40 chains,  theneo west 40 chains, thence south 40 chaius  to pointof commencement. '  Dated 23rd day of January, 1905.  W.*F. OGILVIE.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords,  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  Orders   left   here   for    Firewood  Dry Fir,  Hemlock and Cedar.  promptly    filled.  lhas. Turnross,  J. Albert Stone. ��������� Prop.  UNION HOTEL  FIRST CLASS $2 PER: DAY HOUSE   g  Choice Brands of Wlnee, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LAUGHT0N, Prop. & 1  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City    .    . ��������� .    .    .    .,   .  Free Bus meets all trains  Hourly Street Car.  Fare ip Cents  Front Street  \  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Travellers to  Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation at this  Hotel.  CHIEF   YOUNG,  \  Proprietor =  FOR   SALE  ���������At a Bargain if Sold  This  Month  .ONE RESIDENCE  In Central Part of llic City, ancl One  Lot 50 x 100. j  A GOOD RANCHE  80 Acres, close to town, 35 acres of  which can be easily cleared. Suitable for  Hay and Mixed Farming-. Apply ,for  particulars at HERALD Ollice.  WHEN, YOU WANT  NOTICE.  Notice la hereby given that:GO days after  datel intend to apply to the Cliief commissioner of Lands ana Works for:permission to  Sur chase the following described lands in the  istrict of Wtst Kooteuay:    /i  Commencing at a post planted on theeast  side of the Arrowhead Branch, about 2J4 mi Ies  west of Arrowhead station and marked "A.  Johnson's south west corner post," thenee cast  4U chains, thence north 4(> chains, tlience west  40 chains, thence south 40 chains to place of  conimeucemen t.  Dated 3rd day of February, 1905.  AKTIIUR JOHNSON.   '  NOTICE.  Notice is  hereby .given  that thirty days after  NOTICE,  Notice  is  hereby given that CO days after  date I Intend 10 apply to the Chief Commissionerof lands and Works for permission* to  Surchase tbe following described lands in the  I ~            District of West Kjotenay  Commencing  at  a- post  Armstrong's south west corner post  half a mile east of G S.   marked   "Robert  situated  McCarter's south west  post, situated on lh������ east side of the Arrow*  head Branch about PA miles west of the station of Arrowhead, thence 40 chains east,  tbence 40chains north, ihence 40chains west,  thence 40 chains south to place of commencement.  Dated Feb. 23rd, 1905.  mch 2 GOd  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby jtiven that the undersigned  bave submitted to the r.lentenant-Governnr-in-  Council a proposal under the provisions of tlio  Rivers and Streams Act for the clearingand  removing of obstructions from < Mosquito Creek  between Arrow Lake and .Mosquito Lake, West  Kootenay,'and for making tho. same fit for raft-  .,.- , , ,,. ,, _ ,-., 1 ine ami driving thereon logs, timber, lumber, rafts  soutii mil comer post   aiul planted on the north , an*^  fflfts   01ld for  erccting and maintainin,  !i.n 'S't  Jvii."' ?h".!S.���������������i���������nSil i 'K",-ms ?or Ix-bl*-*?, sorting and dellvi  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of l,a*nds and Works fora special license tocut.  and carry away timber from the following de- i  scribed lands in West Kootenay district: ' 1  1.   Commencing ata post marked "Y.. Woolsey's j  side of Gi'Mstroain  creek, theuce north SO cluios, thenee east SO  ehains, theneo south "SO chains, thence west SO  chaius to the point of commencement.  ^  2. Commencingat a post marked "I*.. Woolsey's  north west corner post" and planted on the north  hnttk of Goldstream nl������>ut ten miles aVtve the  mouth of French creek, tlience smith 40 chains,  thuueo oast IIU) chains, thence nortii 40 chains,  tlience west 100 cbains to point of commencement.  Dated this lat day of April, 1905.    '  apl3 E. WOOLSEY.    lg, sorting and delivering logs and  timlier brought down said river and for attaching  booms 11 the shores of said creek and said Arrow  Lake for said purposes.  Tbe lands to lw affected by said work are Lots  S73 and S40 In Group One on thc official plan of  Kootenay Dislrict and Crown lands.  The rate of tolls proposed tt- be charged aro  such as may be fixed by the Judge of the County  Court of Kootenay.  Dated February 8th, 1905.  TUE VALE COLUMBIA LUMBER COMPANY,  feb-ieeOd LIMITED.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thnt thirty days after  date I, a; transferee fromR. T. Knglish, intone!"  to apply to- lhe Chief,Commissioner of Lands  and Works for a special license to cut and  carry away timber from tbe following described lands in Lillooet district, B. C:  Commencing at a post planted on theeast  bank of Upper Adams river, about .0 miles  from the head of Adams lake and marked 'tt.  T. English's south .������est corner post," tlience  north 80 chains, tlience east 80 chnins, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 ehainsto thc  point of commencement.  Dated! iWsj������tJtMarcb. l-MM.     .:  A  (sll ud See Om Scotch Tweeds  Before you place your Order for a Fall Suit.  We also carrv thc Best Lines of Worsteds and Serges  in the market.     PRICE   RIGHT !  Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed.  WE USE THE UNION LABEL.  G. A. SCOTT,  Mackenzie Avenue  *  &  *  *  *  ���������It  Ik  5S  %  *  3K-.  ***������������������������������;$������������s:-&������-:k������������s������w������������������$s&������&#*&������������^^^  NIGHT JDK DAY  RING   UP  Telephone No. 27  STAND AT UNION HOTEL  Jno. M. McCallum  HOBSON & BELL  mch 9  J. P. McGOLDRICK.  '"���������..'������������������ No, 246.  CERTIFICATE OF THE  REGISTRATION OF  AN EXTRA-PROVINCIAL COMPANY.  "COSIPiSlES act, 1897."  I hereby certify lhat the "American Mining  Company" has this day been registered as an  Extra-Provincial Company under the "Companies Act, 18117," to carry nutor effect all or  any of the objects of tbe Company to which  tbe legislative authority of the Legislature of  British Columbia extends.  Thc head office or the company is situate In  Union Block, Meridan- Street in the City of  Anderson, State of Indiana U. S. A.  The amount, of the capital of tho Company  is Fifty Thousand Dollars, divided into Five  Thousand Shares of Ten Dollars each.  The head office of the company in thli pro*  vlnce is situate in Imperial Bank Block, in thc  city ot Kevelstoke, and George Smith McCarter,  Darrister-at-law, whose address is tbe same, is  the attorney for the company.  , The time of the existence of the company is  Filly years, from the ������0th day of January, 11105,  and tne company Is limited.  Given under my hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, thiB  twentv-third dayof jlarch, one thousand nine  hundred and five.  [L.8 | ' S. Y. WOOTTON.  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies  The object for which the company has been  established and registered ls Mining.    ;  inSOd  NOTICE.  Notice is hcroby given that CO days after  datel intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to  Biirchose the following described lands in the  istrict of West Jiootenay:  Commencing at a post planted on the cast  side of the Arrowhead Branch about 1J<Jmiles  west of Arrowhead station, and marked "O.  S McCarter's south west corner post," thence  east *I0 chains, thence north 10 chains, thence  west 40 chains, thence south 40 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated 23rd day of January, 1905.  U. S. McCARTER.  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS   Fresh and Copiplete Line.of Groceries.  ��������� FANCY CAKES 5  AND CONFECTIONERY  If yon want tlio abovo we can  supply you with anything in this  line..  TOY OUR  WUOLESOME  White and Brown Bread  Scones and Buns  DanctiH mid Privato Parties Catered To.  Full Stock of Excellent CaniUuu.  : A. E.  BENNISON,    I  ��������� Mackenzie Avenue. ���������  ��������� ' . * ���������, ���������  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  HARK!   I HEARlTHt HERALD  Yes, that reminds me tliat 1 did not send  that order of Printing I was intending to. Now  here I am out of Bill Heads, Letter Heads and  in fact everything. It would not look businesslike for me to write my letters on Wrapping Paper.  MOTTO :    Never let your Stationery run out."  DOES UP-TODATE PRINTING!!  At Moderate Prices.  VVVVVV'V'VVWV'^^^'^A^AA^^^^-^-^'^^'^'A^^'^^W^*^^'^'^"  Jas. I. Woodrow  ���������pUTOHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beet, Pork,   Mutton,-Etc,   Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled  CorK������irnX*eetV REYBIrS-fOKB. B.S  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BYANT &  OILMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER. B.C.   .  Established 1830 1  AS8AV WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Test* made up to 2,0001 ba.  A specially made of checking Smelter  Pulps.  Samples from the Interior by mail or  express promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited.'  VANCOUVER, B. C.  DEER   HEADS,    BIRDS,  MOUNTED.  REVEL8TOKE,  ANIMALS  B. C  For Sale  . A HOUSE���������Price1 $2,750. In heart  of city. Can be bought on easy terms.  Apply HEKAJ.D Office.  NOTICE.  Notice is hcrcliv plvcn that the partnership  heretofore subsisting between Henry J. Bourne  and Frank H. Bourne, under the name ol  f'Bourne Bros", as merchants, was dissolved  on the llth day of March, inst.  ' All debts owing io the said partnership are  to be paid to the sold Krank H. Bourne and all  claims against the said partnership will bc  settled bv the said Frank H. Bourne.  The business in future will fcc carried on  under thc name of "Bourne Bros." with  Krank H. Bourne as solo member of the firm.  Dated at Revelstoke. K.C, tbis 23rd day of  March, A. D., 1905.  in30 4t FEANK H. BOURNE.  60 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights 4c  Anyone tending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is probably.patentable. Communlca-  tlonsstrlctlycontidentul. HANDBOOK on Patent*  sent free. Oldest agency for eecurmsrpatenu.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  tptcutl notice, without charge. Ln tbe  Scientific American,  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Inmost circulation of any scientific Journal. Terms. $1 a  year: four months, *L Bold byall newsdealers.  MN SCo.36"���������-"'* New York  Branch Office, fiS F BU Washington, D. C. ���������  20th   Century  I Business College  I        VICTORIA,   B. C.  SHORTHAND  TYPE WRITING  TELEGRAPHING  BOOKKEEPING  PENMANSHIP  A thorouett business training.   Arrange"  ments for Uuariling Canadian I'uptU.  NORTON PRINTZ,  Principal  ReveUtoke Corresponding Secretary  C  S. DENT  Gait Coal!  Is unsurpassed for all domestic purposes. It is clean,  burns to a fine ash, no waste.  You can use it in youi* wood  burner cook stove with satisfaction. It is much cheaper  than wood. Trv a ton and lie  convinced. PRICES ON APPLICATION.  J.C.Hutchison,   -   Agent  Wood for Sale.  Having established a permanent  wood yard, the citizens can depend on  getting first class dry wood at all  times.  ROBERT SAMSON. ���������f~H4-f-f-M~H^W*f-W  | The Gypsy's Saerifiee  | A   SECRET   REVEALED |  CHATTER  XVII. |flaring   light  illumined   tho   fiu*e    and  Gypsies arc* said to sleep, like flogs, [ figuro  of  Seymour  und   those  of   tlie  with  an  eye  open.    Long before  they .countess and  Irene,  had     reached     her   Lottie   had  heard j     Mndgo   looked   from   him   to   them,  them and she sprang to her feet  and 'and  her  glunco  rested   on  the  latter,  jseered into the darkness. |    Irene  had,   in  the  intensity  of    Iter  "What is it, Lottie?" askod Madge, > interest, let her clonk fall open, nnd  who thought it  was Royce. 'her slight,   graceful  figuro was  plain-  "It's gentry," snid Lotlie, in ally seen in tlio firelight. A moon-  hushed voice. "Oh, my. what firs! [beam fell upon her face and made its  They're swells. Madgo. Whnt Can lily-like beauty ethereal anil un-  they be doing here?"      And she stood earthly.  stock still, her unkept hnir falling! Jladgo lookod nt her as if spell-  over h'er face, her big eyes opened to!bound. To the two girls it was as  their fullest extent. [if  Ihey   wore  alone,   and  each     wero  "Come back, Lotlie!" said Madge searching- the heart of the other,  in a low voice; but Lotlie seemed j "Wo shall be very glad if you can  incapable of motion, and stood star- give us any information respect ing  ing like a thing of wood or'stone at our friend,���������or help to restore him to  the gentry���������and especially at the fur us. Me is��������� he paused, for it went  cloak. |against  tho grain   to  describe    Royce  The three figures approncliod tho'truthfully. "ITo i.s tall and���������er���������not  camp-fire,  and thon Madge rose. (bad  looking.   His  oyes  aro-r���������"  She had been in love's dreamland j The countess stopped him with a  a moment before, and there was a'gesture, gnd came forward into the  startled     look     in   her dark,     lovely j firelight.  eyes. I    Wilh  an  upraised  hnnd sho  bocken-  Her first thought was that the o'd Madge, and Mndge, as if moved  visitors wen* the iord of the manor, !by a. spell sho could not resist, ap-  or   the     neighboring squire and     his!proachod  her.  My  poor girl,"  said' the counless  sho seemed,     by a  command  herself,  groat effort,  ,,,, .     . , ,, |tlio oiiening in the glade a horseman  My good girl,     sho said, in a half rode at  full  pelt.   It  was   Royco.  lmpassionnte,   half-patronizing     tone,     lie    pulled    up   within  a couple of  "you   do  not  seem  to  appreciate  tho paces   of    Mndge,  and  sat  bolt     up-  mischief  you   are  working.    1*   nm   as; right staring at the group  cause  camp  well awaro that you aro lho  of iny son's presence in your  as  you  are."  Jladgo drew herself up, very much  as the countess had done, then hor  head sank, and sho stood meekly,  guiltily  silent.  ������������������Ah, I see that 1 have hit the  truth," said the covntcss. Well, tlibn  listen to me. I ask you to considor  the case, the circumstances. You  seem  a good girl " ���������  "And a modest girl, notwithstanding your  surroundings.   I  wunl-  'tho  Then ho flung himsolf from his  horse and strode to Madge, and took  her hand.  "Whnt is it, Madge?" ho said. Then  he saw his mother and Seymour���������and  Ireene. and he look a stop forward.  "Mother!  Irene!"  he said.  "Koyce, Royce! My son! Como  bnck to nio!"  "You here, mother! And you too,  Ireno! And you, Seymour! What  has happened?"  "Royce, come back," almost wailed   the  countess.    "Wo  have  como  in  found  cd  you   to  see,"  sho continued,   "Ihu'search   of  you.    And   wo   havo  harm you   are'doing  my  son.   Ho  isjyo'-i!    Come  buckf'o  a gentleman, he comes of nn   ancient  race "  Seyinour stepped forward,  "No use,     mother!    Offer her a ten  pound  nolo!  "Come  back?"  ho echoed blankly.  "Yes." said the countess, "all  shall bc forgotten, forgiven. You  can go back to the army, Royce. Wo  were  wrong,   we  misjudged you.   You  "My son���������his brother here��������� advises ]nho.ll bo reinslaled. Everything shall  mo to offer you money, but I am sure bo ns it was beforo���������beforo you left  you do  not neod   that." ns.      Como     back,   Rovce!    It  is  not  Madge did not start, but her oyes'only I, but Irene who asks you! Lis-  tiirned from Seymour to the counless I ten  to  mo,   Royce.  your mother!"  with an indescribable loot*  "N'o," she said pnntingly. "Do not  offer ine'money."  "No," said the countess, "I had  no intention of doing so. 1 prefer to  appeal  to your sense of 'duly,  I pro  He looked from one to tho otiier,  his face growing- whiter and whiter,  his  nostrils  dilating.  "What?"   ho   said.  "It is true," aaid tho countess,  clinging to his arm.    "Wo  have been  friends; for    sometimes    the    gentry  out     of    curiosity,     condescended   to  visit  the gypsy  camp.  She stood with her hands folded,  her eyes downcast, and Seymour  came forward with an air of patronage  and command.  "You are gypsies, I suppose?" he  said; then as the firo happened to  ilare up and throw Madgo's faco into  relief, he stopped short, and involuntarily touched his hat; for tlio  meanest natures are awed by purity  nnd loveliness when they are combined, and there was something in l  tho calm face, the graceful bearing your name?"  of Madge,  which extorted his respect.!    "I  nm     the   countess  of  Landon,"  "U"o are gypsies, yes," she said, she said; "the young mnn wo are  and the musical, low-pitched voice, seeking is my son, my second son,  surprised  and somewhat  embarrassed j lho   Honorable  Royce  Landon."  in a low voico, in which pride ancl  hauteur fought with anxiety: "I nm  lliis young man's mother. You are  too young to understand or appreciate my feelings, but you can understand that I am anxious, terribly  anxious, about him. Will you tell  nio whether he is here, or where I  can find him?".,,  Madgo was "siiont for a  lhe dark oyes meeting the  haughty ones steadfastly;  said:  You  aro  his     mother?"  moment,  counless'  then     she  What     is  fer to appeal to you as." tho proud junjust lo you���������all but Irene here  voice quivered, "as one woman to!shc has nover lost faith in you.  another. My son is all in nil to me. Como back to us, Royce?"  Ho is a gentleman, and ho is degrad- n0 stood looking from one to the  ing himself by living wilh a gang of|oUl01. wiLh a (layQ(i expression,' then  gypsies." ;ho openec* his  lips.  "He was nn outcast!" "Too late,  mother," he said.  'Tt  is ouly a passing whim,'    con-     .*Too     ial0*>**  echoed  the   countess,  tinned      the     countess     in   measured "rt_js nover too  lato.    You have  but  tones.    "A   week,   a  month  hence,   he io~ loavo  this   placo,   these  people."  would have left you.     1 can   under-1    .<u is nly pInC0(  thoy al.0 niy ���������eo-  stand     now     thai   I. see you  wonder ,,je ���������* ],0 sn'j(j rjgjc|ly  why he has remained so long.'-' I    "Poor   Royco!    You   hoar,   mother?  Madgo became while in the firelight, [ you hear, Irene?"  For Your  Prof eot ion  iThighest"'  W   AWARD   $  ������ ST. LOUIS ������  \Sar*  Ceylon tea is sold only in sealed lead packets. Avoid  imitations that are often pushed for the sake of  extra profit.   Black, Mixed or Green  ���������^Ssggg^  *nt,.(&HlKffi>  A GOOD  CUJ3ESEMAKEU.  and    she    turned     aside  lightly,  and'  Seymour.  "So 1 thought," he said. "Are  you of the"���������he was going to say  "gang," but said "tribe" inslead���������  "thc tribe of Lee?"  "We are of the tribe of Lee." said  Madge.  At this moment the   countess   and  rrcne  drew   nearer,   and   at  sight    of  Madge    the hand  of Irene closed  the countess'  arm.  "Oh,  look, madam  "How  lovely!"  The; countess made no response, but  drew her cloak around her and fixed  her eyes  upon  Madge's  face. ,,  "I thought so," said Seymour.  "You are a detachment, a portion  of ihe gypsies who were at Markham  Fair  last  week?"        ..,-������������������ A-  "Ves."  said Madge.  As  she  spoke  she  drew  her    shawl'sionatcly,  but  over her head with  a gesture full   ofj "Why.do you  "Lawks! Ifs Mr. Jack!" burst  from Lo'tlie's widcopen mouth.  "flo!   All   of you!"  said  Madge.  The misty figures drew back and  melted out of the circle of tho firelight, and left Madgo confronting the  three  alone.  "You aro���������tlie Countess of Landon?" snid Madge, fixing her eyes  onjon the countess.  'Yes,  and  this young  man  wc   are  she whispered, [seeking  is  iny son."  "You drove him,  an  outcast,  from  your  doors,"  said'Madge.  The countess started as if she had  been stung, and her eyes closed for  a moment  under  the  blow.  ������������������That's lot the cat out of the bag.  Royce  is   here  without  a  doubt!"  "You drove hiin from y.oii'r doors,"  repealed  Madge,   not  fiercely  nor  piis-  with; stern insistence,  want  him, now?"  iiour's     pnle  eyes   wore  beginning j us plainly "as"' if"vou  had  io.v   with  an  unwelcome  admira-| Where is he?"   "  You   have    told  admitted it.  simple  and   unconscious  dignity,    fori    "My   sou   i.s   here  Seym----     ���������*  ...      I  to   g!  tion. j    There   was    sflcnre     fora   moment,  "Just  so,"   he   said.      "Then     per-[then  Madge  raised   her   bend,  haps you  can  give me some  inforina-1     "What     do     you   waul   with   him?"  tion  I  am  endeavoring to  obtain."    j she    said.    "You  deserted  him,     cast  A.s  he  spoke  several   figures    loom-i him-off,   he, is  happy  here.    What do  largely in  the mingled moonlight' you   want  with  him?"  Irene stretched out her hand and lnid I tcss     *~'3',hafc'  il  on  the countess'  arm. '  "Madam!"   she   murmured.  "He silent, Irene," she snid. "You  understand inc.'* she wont on, addressing Madge. "I have no wish to  hurt your feelings,but I must apeak  plainly." You have uttered words  [which show ine that my misguided  son has confided in you. You arc���������"  she paused a moment, "you aro vcry  pretty "  "Madam!" Irene murmured again,  but the countess put hor nside with  a motion of her hand.  "Very pretty. Hut have you considered, have you counted the cost  of your  friendship  with  my  son?"  Madge stood perfectly motionless,  her head 'downcast, her shawl almost  covering- her now white face.  "You are a gypsy, and he���������I have  told you���������he is the son of an earl.  I am the Counless of Landon. You  can see for .yourself .that, it is impossible that you should keep him  sm'oug lliis "herd of gypsies and vagabonds."  "I did  not  keep  him!    I found him  at  death's  door- ",  "At death's door," repeated poor  Madge. "He,, snid., that ho was an  outcast���������it. is his-own word���������and that  his    peoplo   had.. di-ivon    liim    out,    and  he.  joined   us   of  his   own  accord.      I  did   not   keep   hii.n."  "Do you say that he is not in love  with  you?"  "Yon  see."   snid   the counless,  soiz-  Your people!"   repealed  the coun-  nonsenso,      Royce,  Como back with  us,  and all shall bo  forgotten   and   forgiven."  "If I came bbek, mother, she must  come with me."  "Yes," said Royce in a low voico.  "Madgo must como with me, because  she is my wife!"  (To be Continued.)  SIGN OE; THE PAWNSHOP.  Recalls  an Event  in the Life  of a  Church Saint.  Of tho thousands who .patronize  "uncle," few there are who know tho  ���������meaning of. thu sign that hangs over  his shop. The three golden balls  which pawnbrokers have adopted as  their trade-mark wore used by the  Lombard merchants, when thoy settled in Britain. The sign was used  then to show that niohey could bo  borrowed���������at an exorbitant ,;ratc of  interest. Those merchants were sent  to England by Pope Gregory IX. to  lend money to persons who were unable to pay the "tenths" or tithes  wliich were collected throughout tho  kingdom. Thoy carried on their  trade iir the street, which to this day  bears theii'" namo, and to such a  pitch ditl thoy at last carry their  ruinous transactions that they were  expelled from the country in the  reign of Elizabeth. The three balls  ; upon her advantage. "I am quite! al-e the svmbol of Saint Nicholas.  h( in appealing to you. for it is [There is a legend to the effect that  evident lhat you have the most in-ilhc saint once offered three purses of  lluence over him And I do appeal to| ,t| t0 three women to enable them  you.    1- rom  what   f have seen  oi   you ; to  lna,...y.     Tho pursos  of thosQ (lays  i.*i_  and firelight seemed to float behind  Madge. Lotjie had spread the news,  and the rest of the camp had come  to see "the gentry."  Mother Katie, Lotlie. Davy, and  ihe rest stood in a kind of semicircle behind Madge, all eyes and  ears.  "I am sorry to trouble you," said  Seymour  in  his  soft  voice.    "But  I���������  trying  her  face  away     und  I should say that yon art���������more sinned against than sinning. I do not  blame you." Tint I sny that it is  within  your     power   to  make  repara-  wcre small bags, which, when tied  at the top to keep iri tho coins,  somewhat  resembled   balls.  WHAT  HE  EARNED.  "You do not ^understand, and it is  scarcely to be expected that you  should," said the countess. "My  _ to fled a gentleman j son left me in a moment of anger���������  who. we are told, has joined your i "You drove him away." "said  ',a';('- Mada;e in a low voice.  Madge did not  start,  but she drewj    '*I~caniiot bandy words  with    you,  more  closely  around    her; girl, you cannot    know    his history.  Irene     turned                drew   her     cloak   round   her.    Sho  re-j lion.    Give  mc back my son,  let  him  cognized   the  justice   of   the  question,   come     back     to me.  and  all  shall  be j  "My good  girl  you  do   not    under-   forgiven  and  forgotten.   My  son  is  a  stand." Ecntleman,   and   his   connection     with       "What  do  you  earn   a week?"  said  "No,"'.said  Madge,   laconically.   "It  you   is  a scandal  and  a  degradation, j a   magistrate     to   an   organ-grinder,  is because 1 do not understand I ask.   If you     have     the     slightest    ftvimg,.) who   charged     a  iman   with   breaking-  sympathy   for  him.   ii  you  have    any] his  musical   instrument.  desire for  his   welfare  you  must J un-      "Twenty dollar,  sarc."  derstand   this,   and   acquiesce  in  what'     "Eh���������what!     Twenty     dollars     for  T say.     T  am     willing  to   take     him j grinding  an   organ."  the  shawl  head,  so  that  it almost screened  her | familiar though you seem to be with  face.  "A gentleman?" she said in a low  voice.  "Yes," said Seymour smoothly."  lie  left  his  home  and   friends     some  j him.'  we  he  have  reason  to  be-  has���������ahem���������turned  have receive  lieve that  gypsy."  There was a profound silence.  Mother Katie took up a stick and  stirred the fire into a blaze, and the  and  Madge started     at  the  taunt,  the red blood flamed to her face.  "My   son    left  me,"     went  on  the  countess,   "in   a  fit  of  anger.    Fie   is  back;   to   forget   hi.-,  post  follies,   and  .'*" s     The     upkeep     oi   the  British  Navy  j costs about $175,000,000-per annmu  ������TM������AB  ^eeks^ga^and^from^iruormation-woA^  nsk you  to  tell  me  whore T can find  him."  "And  if I refuse?" ���������   ,.    , ��������� r   , .,   .   r  "The countess" eves (lashed as Irene] ""'���������   r r|������ not sny  thnt  I can.  herself hnd never seen them  flash, and: if  T     can.   and   I   am   willing  to  her   hand     went  to her    heart;   thon  I him   up,  you   will���������you   will   take  him  hack?"  [ "You have put it bluntly, but cx-  lartly. We���������his mother and family���������  will take hiin back. We will strive  to forget this degradation inlo which  he has sunk; but I do not wish to  hurt  your   feelings."  "My .feelings!"  r.nid  .Madge with    a  smile,   bitter  and     sad.    "Such  as     I  j.hav*.. no   feelings,   madam,   or.   should  jhave   none-   ft   is   only   of���������your    son  I that,   we   will   think!    You   will      take!  ���������,.���������,.,.,      ir���������    et    r,   i , ! liim  bock and  never  cast  in  his  leeth i  c^oij |      Mr-  C.   !���������.  Immel, shoemaker.   West-  the dais he spent with  thc gypsies?."  em       Hill,      St.       Catharines,     Ont., |     "rt shall  be as  if it had not been," j  , , . . -,-,--i        ., ...  .said' the  countess,     sternly  anil     yet1  2f-allh.    JTie  one point on   which  doc-'Sidney-Liver       Fills       regularly      ror! graciously     "Corne    my   good       girl  :ors   arc   unanimous. j some   time and   consider  that they are yo���������   hav^.   behaved   very   well,   con.sid-  Lut   what   causes   the  bowels   to  be-   unsurpassed      f���������r   torpid   liver,   defetf-: sid.-ring     vour     station,   and-"     the  rome  constipated? jtiye     circulation,   indigestion.     head-; p,.���������'���������t|     voice    faltered,      "I am  very  acne  and   constipation,   ns   these  werej thankful  to you.    If you  were "an  old-  est  Rule   of   Heat  And   How   You  Arc  Aided   in   Carrying  It Out  By  \>r. Chase's  Kidney-Liver PiSfs  "A  movement  of  thc  bowels  -Jay."  This  '.?_    the  !'l,ndamenlal   rule     uf [slates:���������"I     have     used     Dr.  'Chase's1  The  inactivity  of  the   liver.  Uile is nature'.-, own cathartic and  ���������o long as the liver is active in its  A'ork of filtering bile from the blood  and passing it into the intestines,  :hcre is no trouble from constipated  jowels.  Ur.   Chase's  Kidney-Liver   I'ills cure  Imy  troubles.      f  used  many    remedies'  but got no relief until f triod Dr. |  j Chase's Kidney-I.iver I'ills, and a few!  boxes of this preparntioivhato on--  lirely cured me. T nm not in the'  habit of endorsing anv medicine but'put h  in  ���������Ui T    '  by    setting     the  liver j  which '  Constipation  right.  This    is    the  only  means   by  the  bowels  can  be regulated.  Sabs   and   castor   oil   will   elTect    a  motion   of  the  bowels,   but,   once  tho  ���������-lecti: of the dose passes off. you will . ,)avc    knou.���������     ,]im   fr(jm boyhf)of)  ���������,  do   more   const ipated   than   ever. j nn(,   Cftn     fiay    -,  MillV0    hiln to     ,)u  They fail   to  set the  liver  right.       j truthful   and   honest."  I'.y regulating tho liver by use of* '*r. Chase's Kidney- Li ver I'ills, ouo  Dr.' Chase's Kidney-Liver I'ills you j pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at all  ensure a healthful action of tlio J dealers, or Edmonson, Hales & Co.,  bowels and so prevent and cure scores! Toronto. The portrait and signature  it ills, such as indigestion, bilious-! of Dr. A. W. Chu.su, the famous re-  jess, constipation, kJdiicy disorders, I ceipt book author, nre on every  :olds   and  conta/Wo-'*  dLst-nses. ! box.  er   woman   you   would   understand     a.  mother's feelings.      IVit that* you cannot  do.    My  son,   my  eldest son.  hnn  suggested  that   I should  endeavor    lo  make  you     some     recompense,"     she  hand  in  her  pocket  ns     she  nd  Will  you  lake this money  and spend  il as  Mr.   D.   C.   Holmes,   Justice of     lho you  think fit?"  Pence for Lincoln  Co., states;  "I am      She    held  out.    a handful of sover-  ncquninled     with    Mr.    C.   F.   Immel, ieigns     and    looked    at   Madgo     with  and consider him a reliable citizen  in! haughty condescension.  every     sense  of   thn  word,   in   fact,   fj     "Xo,   no,   madam,   not   thatl"   said  Irene.  "Sonsonsc,"   snid  Seymour   wilh   a  chuckle.    "Give  it   to   her;  she'll  tako  ^       ,Pi,    Su������    V,'   Ch,nSCS   r'"S    foriafter  all  I  think   it  is  but  fair.    Wi  what  they  have  done  for  inc."  reinstate  him   in   the  position   he   oc-j up  and  go   away!'  cupied  before  he  met   with   you.       Tn i    short,     my   good  girl,   it  rests     with [  you   whether   my   son   is   re.*'l.*ired  his   proper  position,   or   remains     nn  outcast  and   a vagabond   for  thc    remainder  of  his   life."  Madge  sloorl  silent  and  motionless,  her  bosom    rising  and     falling,       her  "Let.   me   understand,"   she   panted.  If. T���������supposing  I  can  keep  hiin "  "Supposing  that   I  can   kty^i    him.  But  give  So. sare, not vor grind���������Vor shut  Tlio chcesomaker, if properly qualified, is a very important man in the  community. A successful ulicosu  factory brings in a lot of money,  and a factory will not bo successful  unless lho mukor is competent. Ho  should, therefore, bo a man of well-  trained judgment and excellent natural ability, well-informed and havo  a good knowledge of human naturo,  besides being thoroughly posted in  his  business as a chooseinaker  In   most    professions tho operator  has   tho  raw  material  in  about   the  sumo condition from day to" clay. Not  so   Willi   the   cheesomaker.    His   raw  material���������tho    milk���������is     novor���������     the  san'jc.     He will not got two vats ex-  uctly alike,   ovon  on  tho same    duy,  and  to  make a  uniform  cheese from  the    different   qualities'  of  milk     requires good judgment nnd great caro.  Then ho hns tho best interests of the  patrons  of  the  factory   to  considor.  Some  patrons  will tnko  proper care  | of tlieir milk, and seo .that it is   always  sent  to  the  factory  in     good  condition,  while '"-'others will be. careless, .jallow' their   cows   to   feed     on  what  thoy should  not,   or arc     not  careful about milking-, or hauling tho  milk as thoy should bo, and when it  arrives  at     the  factory  tho     maker  finds it is not (It to make Ilrst-class  cheese.     It is his duty to refuse, and  not accept, such milk,  whether it be  from the largest "patron or the most  influential man in  tho company, just  tho    same    ns if    it  woro' from  the  smallest patron or tho meanest ono.  Tho cheesomaker needs to be a just,  upright,     impartial    man,    and     lie  should bo courteous also.     If a can  of milk smells  bad,   it is  not necessary to say'it is  rotten,  vilo,     etc.  Such expressions    are apt  to  offend  the owner and drive him away from  the factory; whereas, if he '"wore carefully advised 0that his milk was     off  in  flavor  or  quality not  right,     ho  might get interested, and finally become ono of the best supporters     of  tho factory.    The cJieesemaker should  impress  the ^patrons  with  the     idea  that'their, interests and his are mutual,  and as ho knows anoro     about  milk,  and how  it should  be ham!led  than they do,  should try and     lend  them to a. better way,  and not     attempt to  drive thorn.     A checsciijak-  cr  with  intelligence,   tact  and   good  judgment    will    build     up  business,  whore    one     lacking   those  qualities  will  fail.     Therefore the success     or  failure  of  a    factory  depends     vory  largely on  the manager.  A cheesomaker should be a bit of  an engineer, understand how to caro  for and manage his boiler and ongino so as to get lho best out of  them for the fuel consumed, and  have them last a long time. Thero  are times, too, when he needs to be  very quick' in his,decisions and actions and others when he needs to  exercise groat patience.  to tell just what his returns' nro iu  wool,   mutton  and  lambs.  A smnll Hock of sheep can be kept  on ulinust any farm with very littlo  inconvenience, and with a little care  be made to pay a hnmlsomo percentage on the capital  invested.  Finish the sheep before sending to  market and thereby secure your own  profit, while at the snme lime giving the consumer a reason for clniim-  ing that mutton, i.s an appetizing  und wholesome meat.  In watering sheep in winter it is  an item not to hnvo the water too  coldr���������fresh from the woll is best���������  nnd then to givo them: plenty of  time to drink, nnd if they run  around a little first,  all  the better.  PR!   TROUBLES.  Coughing in pigs may be caused  by worms, but is usually the result  of dusty sheds and pens, and is  frequently a symptom of hog cholera, in such cases lho cough taking  pluce as soon ns the pigs'are stirred  up; then, again, cough is quite commonly duo in pigs to small worms  (filariao) found in lhe nir passages  (bronchi and lungs^) It is often  caused by thc pigs sleeping in damp  quarters, or piling up nt night anil  becoming overheated, nnd this brings  on'a cold, and ivilh. it a cough. Tho  pigs should have dry, cle.-in, comfortable sleeping quarters, with not  too many t,o;;other in cold weather,  and if tho yards aro free Prom dust  there should bc no coughing.  For-intestinal worms in pigs the  best remedy is santonin and calomel. This mixture is liable to kill  tho pigs if ono should gel nn overdose,  nnd caro must bo used.  Liko all other 'strong medicines,  both the santonin and calomel must  be carefully used. The user must  compute carefully, the exact amount  for a dose for each pig- to be treated, and not guess at the amount  given. If:a certain known: iiuirrber  of pigs a're to be.'.'treated, the exact  amount needed should be bought, or  tho'-druggist asked to .weigh out: , d  sample dose of each -ingredient*.  Tho dose of this mixture is: For  a 40 (o 50 pound hog, four grains  of santonin combined ..with iiftecn  grains of calomel, administered for  throe consoculive mornings in the  slop before other food is given.- For  smaller pigs three grains of santonin and ton of calomel will bo  sufficient.' It docs not matter so  much how the medicino is g-iven so  that each pig gets its share.' In  case the first or second dose purges  considerably, let a ilay or two pass  beforo another doso is given, and  slightly decrease the amount of calomel.,  [A HOUSE OF TRAGEDIES  CHIPE HOMESTEAD CALLED   A  PLACE   OF. EIVIL.  Its History of 48 Years Is Marked  By  Many  Gruesome Happenings.  The Place of Evil as tho old Cripo  homestead near Rochester, Indiana,  was called, can no longer bo pointed  out to curious strangers. It hus  been torn down. In 50 years, thirteen occupants of tlio house havo mot  unnatural deaths or become insane.  Tho llnal tragedy enacted in this  hou.so occurred on Tuesday ovening  December 0th, us the result of tho in-  snno jealousy of a dissipated and deserted husband. Wilson Burns, a  furmor 00 yours  old.  It appears Hint Hums was very  jealous of his wife and thought  Cripo was trying to alienate hor af-  feetions. This brought, forth threats  from Hums thut ho would do violence  to his wifo. . And only on Sunday  boforo tho tragedy ho said he intended to kill others nnd then himsolf.  ^ In the kitchen of tlio Cripe residence, which is nt the south ond of  the building, Mrs. Cripe, Mrs.  Martha llramnn, Mrs. Wilson Burns,  ���������Joe Cripe, mid Mrs. Uurns's two-  year-old son woro silting at the supper tablo. Hums approached from  the east and took his position by  tho  kitchen window.  After shooting Mrs. Hurnn and  Cripe, UiiriiK walked 2������ miles to tho  Werner residence, whore ho was staying. Ho halted ut me southeast  corner of the building- and commenced  to sing Nearer. My God to Thee. His ,  son Ceorge started to call him in,  arid as he arose from the table ho  heard  A   MUFFLED  REPORT.  Hushing to -.the 'door, he saw his  father lying on the ground with tho  shotgun across his breast. Tho  whole top of his head wns torn  awny. Ho had placed the muzzle of  the gun in hii inouth nnd leaned  over and pulled tho trigger.  As a result of tho shooting Mrs.  Hrahum died on tho following day,  thus making three murders and ona  suicide as. the concluding tragedy in  the history of this house of many  tragedies.  Sixty years ago Mr. and Mrs.  Abraham Cripo enmo to America  from C.'crmany, and settled on tho  land which has since then always  bore the nnme of the Cripe homestead. They bought a section ot  government land nn'd prepared to  build up a home like somo of their  forefathers hnd done in Now York  Stato in years previous. After boing  hero aho.'it flit ecu years Mrs. Cripo  became dissatisfied and longed to  return to her fatherland. To such  a inovo her husband would nol agree,  and afler a year of pleading, all of  which proved to be in vain, she decided to commit suicide.  ������������������- Wilh this end in view, she saturated a bed with oil. climbed into -tho  clothing, and, after nn unsuccessful -  attempt  to  CUT   IIKit   THllOAT  tho  SHEEP  NOTES'.  iiiii::  it  and   bo   thankful.'  Madge looked at the oulstre.tehed  hand iu n. kind of daze for a moment; then she started back, and  with a cry of shame and humiliation,  covered  her face  with   her  hands.  At tho same momont there camo tho  Oonsumpfl  When SCOTT'S EMULSION  makes a consumptive gain  flesh it is curing his consumption.  The weight is the measure j  of the consumptive's condition.  Every pound of weight gained  is a matter for congratulation,  and  Scoirs Emulsion  makes the consumptive gain-  flesh.  Scott's Emulsion does something to the lungs, too, that  reduces the cough and the inflammation.  More weight and less cough  always mean lhat consumption  is losing its influence over the  system.  For all stages of the disease  Scott's Emulsion is a reliable  help.  Send for I*'rce Sample.  SCOTT Si BOWNK, Chemists, Toronto. Ont.  Sheep do  best when kept quiet.  Small flocks do best when there is  less crowding.  owe    should    be    kept  strong  Iless  crowdlni  A  breeding  ., JlHriltj������=ancL=  LEAVE WELL ENOUGH ALONE.  Dry soil is one of the first requisites  for a sheep, farm.  Wlien killing a sheep remove the  entrails as soon as  possible.  Sheep have excellent digestion,  and hence, utilize feed to the fullest  degree.  If sheep nro not kopt constantly  in good condition the quality of the  wool is affected.  .She-tip will eat np uml convert into a valuable product much coarse  food that would otherwise bo wasted.  Sheep require food t.o sustain life  and nralcr* growih as well as other  animals.  I'oor mothers, poor caters and  weak cuiistitulioned ewes should  never bo used  for breeders.  Putting a tine, lot of fleece on the  market is not incompatible with at  the Ha.uie lime having a.primo lot  of  mutton.  Valuable lambs will it!ways pay  for the best possiide feeding and  attention.'  So one breed of sheep can possibly  succeed best on all soils ennd in nil  siltmt.ionn.  I'.y making the sheep fat. in thu  shortest lime possible '">'������' killing  them ns soon ns they mature, you  make the best and soundest wool.  A     weakened     constitution     predisposes   to   disease  of  any  kind,    but  ! thero  is  no     evidence  that    docking  affects sheep  in  that way.  Cure maladies if you must, but  above nil start right, anrl bend  your energies lo learning how lo  keep  right.  Tf any profit is to bo derived from  keeping sheep it imust come from the  Hocks whose owners have an eye to  maimnining a good average condition.  Every man who owns a flock will  find it an advantage to keep an ac-  - unit   with   it   by  which   ho  is   able  According to a well-founded minor,  the .Dominion Government Will during the present session be urged to  impose a customs duty on grades of  fence wiro which are now on thu free  list. That* such a rax. would prove  an unjust burden to the farmers of  Canada there is no doubt. In the  older parts of the Dominion the old  wooden fences are being year by  year replaced by wiro structures, and  in tho Great *West, which is rapidly  being settled, practically all the  fencing is being done Willi wire in  one or other of its many forms of  construction. Wero the kinds of  wire most in use for fence constriic-  .ti.on.;.inaii.ufactured^.i_ii^Cnji.mhi.,=J:liei:c=  might be some excuse for imposing  an  import  tax,  but  since  tliere    are  practically no factories for making  it in operation in tlio Dominion,  whom could such a tax benefit'.'  That the price of fencing material  would bo rained to practically  extent of the duly there enn be no  doubt, This woultl mean thai' a  duly of '2ii or .'10 per font. would  impose nn exlrn tns of Sl.'iO -to  81-715 on the fencing required for an  average fnrm. Nor would the rural  community sillier only to the extent  of an incrensed expense-lo those who  hnvo to fence, but a great deal of  farm  iuiiu-o'.vment  would  be delayed  with  a  large 'butcher  knife,  set  bed  clothing  afire.  Hor son Loran, then, a lad of  twelve years old, was in the. front  yard playing and upon seeing tho  smoko issue from thc" doors of the  house ran in and dragged his mother  and lho burning bed clothing from  the house. After he had done thia his  mother carried him into the house,  where she locked him and a sis lor of  her .husband, who was there visiting,  in a bedroom aiid went to the barn,  and, setting lire to tho structure,  stood in the door, watching that no  one came to take her out while sho  was being -burned to death.  Six weeks after this suicide Abraham Oripe's sister was in the front  yard, when she suddenly foil backward and died beforo she could bo  carried  into' the  house.  A few months later the son, Loran,  oceanic'insane and at .times was very  violent. During his insanity a mania  for chewing tobacco continuously  grow upon him, and unless he hud  tobacco'in his moutli. at nil times  he was violent. And not only did ho  caro for the tobacco, but i$; was a  pleasure for him to steal the wood  from the neighbors, and his habits  became so well known to all the re-  sidenL's^of^thjxLniUghA^^  was no surprising thing for thcm to  Hnd the insane man searching their  clipboards   for   tobacco.  When Loran was 25 years of age a  falling  limb  from   nn   applo  tree     in  : the  orchard   of   the  Cripe  farm    fell,  ^["y j striking   him  on    the  shoulder,    and  for  two  years  following- ho  was    an  invalid nnd  KEVEH LKi'T HIS H121).  |  i While in* thin condition lie .'choked to  j death on a largo chew of tobacco.-  I Klins Cripe, a son of Mr. and Mrs.  Abraham Cripe, who became tho  ! next owner of the place, was found  | in an unconscious condition in the  ,. :havloft  of .the. barn.   Ho   nover     re-  lor many years, which would oper- j gained consciousness after being  nio strongly in keeping down the found, and it hns always been be-  .value* of land. lUithcr than impose ; lieved that he met with foul  a tariff on NTos. 9. 12 and 1������, I play, as a few days previous lie had  wmooth galvanized wire, as has been j sold a portion of his farm and had  proposed, it would he a much saner | received a largo sum of money for  policy to remove the present duty j it. This money was in The house nt  of 20 per cent, on Nos. 7 and 11. IT | the'time, but the relatives'are'of the  this were done, lho revenue* would j opinion' that he Was waylaid' by  nol sillier, for thoso grades aro not  extensively imported. , but if they  were free a stronger and more salis-  fnei ory fence could be obtained  without  enhancing  tho  cost.  HINT  NOT  TAKEN.  Tho Maiden���������"I liavo a fluttering  about my heart, and I have no appetite,  doctor."  The Doctor���������"Oh, you're in love;  I  can't  do  anything  for  that."  "You can't, doctor?" ,  "Certainly I can't."  "Why, doctor! You'ro not married!"  A curious plant hails from Mexico.  It is similar to a pumpkin, with a  rough, corky bark, resembling that  of an oak. It has. been named  "palma.''  someone who thought the money was  ori his person.  About 'twenty yearn ago -Georgo  Ford, who was then employed as  farmhand at the Cripo home, attempted suicide, having become despondent over the condition of his  health, as the physician had told  him he would never regain his former  strength and health.  About fifteen years ago George  Cripe, a son of Elias Cripe, was killed while felling trees by a tree falling across him and killing hiui instantly.  Two sons of I21ias Cripe havo bo-  come insane, .lay Cripe having- died  at Longcliff asylum about four years  ago, and the other, Clark Cripo, .is  an inmate of that institution  Volcanic outbursts and. vni-thquakes  occur most freq-uei><..'.y'when--the moon  is nearest the ea;th. -*.  Fashion      |  ...Talk I  W^ ��������� ��������� ��������� *?������������������?- ��������� -t* ��������� ���������:* ���������-> ��������� *t������ ���������!*���������!������������������?��������� *X' -y-v'W  SUMMEUY FAUKICS.  Four-in-hand ties of colored pongee  are worked on ends wilh llowers in  natural colors, aiul with something  of the old crewel effect.  Pretty ties of whilo mull have  handkerchief ends, the corner of a  handkerchief being fagoted'lo the tie  itself. Sometimes a handkerchief  with colored ends is  used.  One of the most, noticeable fenturi-c  of the new cellar nnd cull's is tlie increased depth of the cuff, a cluing.*  due to the chango iu the shiipo of  tho  modish  sleeves.  The lint, wide ruche of lace, caught  in the centro with litllo bands of  ribbon connected with festjons of  the snme, is a very fashionable decoration for lho evening dresses of  soft silk or satin this sccuson. A  very pretty substitute for the ribbon  is supplied by littlo clusters of roses  placed at intervals on the ruche. In  the .'cos* of a gown of the palest  pink satin mousseline the roses were  in clusters of three and were carried  out in ninuvo. pink and blue in very  pale shades.  Eolienne in silk niul cotton mixture comes in nil the fashionable  colors.  Among the new linens which arc  destined to bc popular this coming  season uro some charming Irish oiks  called Donegal. They come in oil  thn pretty soft colors and ������iiados.  wilh inch-long horizontal lines of  wliile running  through  lhem.  .Some of the jeweled clasps for f.tr  four-in-hands and small boas uro  ptunuing. While the jewelry .-'nopr.  carry a limited number of styled  most women who ran afford sil.ies  have had them made up after original designs or else huve used i ime  o heirloom or old-fashioned articles nl  jewelry lhat have been in the family.  A novel and pretty elbow slee-.'c is  composed of n small puff achieved by  moans o-" deep plea's over the shoulder, which are stitched tightly i!m������'ii  bolow tho puff to form a Ijng call  which gives place lo two narrow  frills of lace. Tliis cuff, which is  already becoming popular, will appear on n number of the new spring  models.  For young women the simple short  skirt and bolero jacket seems the  best kind of a spring street gown.  These skirts elenr the ground by several inches,' aod aro unburdened with  trimming. Many of thcm arc ovon  destitute of plaiting. These gowns,  of which wo shall seo a good deal  soon, will mostly bo made of fancy  tweeds. Two styles nre promised���������  one a twill, nnd thc other more of a  homespun. Plain and mixed tweeds  will be worn, with the mixed probably  the  more popular.  Brass covered wood boxes, pressed  inlo ornate DuLch scenes on the top  and threo of tho sides aro employed  by women who have little room for  shirt-waist boxes instead of for their  legitimate  uso.  Hnnd embroidery is as much in demand as ever for tho trimming of  everything from street frocks to  evening frocks, but it adds so greatly to the . price of" a costume that  oniy-thc few can gratify their liking  for  it.  Already ��������� there - are rumors abroad  concerning the straw hats to be  worn during tho coming spring. The  straight, flat brim will bo in a"great  measure superseded by ono of-undulating form. Crowns will be of medium height, and decidedly smaller  at tho top than at the base.  Thero are several now pongee ' effects which are bound to make up into stunning frocks. One of theso  in the natural linen color hus tiny  triangular figures of blue or brown  silk. Another has whito dots, and  still another.three sizes of crescent's.  Thc skirts' of tho latest models (it  snugly over the hips, the device for  attaining this end being innumerable,  ���������and-tiio-skirt���������full-and-free-from_tlie.  waist-band, with which wc wero  threatened last year, is seldom seen,  though tho extravagant fullness of  th<j lower skirt 'shows no sign of  waning.  Tho amethyst la the true fashionable gem among the minor' jewels,  and is. expensive when bought in the  rich, dark, yet clear, purple that is  tho choicest of its many .gradations  of coloring. . For, like, the emerald,  the ruby and the sapphire color is  tho criterion of tlie;. amethyst's  worth, and as thc brilliant green' of  thn best emerald, and the rich-pigeon  blood of the ruby makes thoso stones  most vulunhlc. so does the deep purple of the amethyst proclaim its excellence.  The glossy supple cloths, which are  so popular-for the walking and driving costume of to-day arc admirably  adapted to set off the fashionably applied trimming, of. velvet. A vory  effective costume in petunia cloth  was adorned \yith lozbngo-shapod-applications of selfrcovorcd velvet, outlined With shaded silk embroidery in  plumetis stitch and lightly sprinkled  with tiny gold beads.  A smart model in walking suits has  tho princess skirt and bolero. This  is a style more becoming when the  jacket is worn than when it is not.  There is something a litllo suggestive of the corset in the tightly-fitted girdle of the princess skirt. But  then a-walking suit is meant to include, a jacket. If the supper garment is removed in "the house', it i3  only a!" temporary "matter. At tho  samo time, lhe -indoor effect of a  walking gown is Important. Most  of the boleros and jackets are light  tilting, Khorl ou the hips, and sharply pointed in front. The collars are  cut low to show the blouse or the  guimpe. of lho blouse. Almost everything is ltiivt?. with a guimpe these  days.  ACUTE INDIGESTION.  A Trouble That Causes Untold  Suffering to Thousands Throughout Canada.  "I suffered so much with acute indigestion that I frequently would  walk tho floor through tho long  nights," -said Mrs. Thomas Vincent,  residing at 08 St. Peter streot, Quo-  bee. "I hnd boon ailllcted with tho  troublo," she continued, "for upwards of'twenty years, but it was  only during the past year that it assumed an acute form. Thoro wore  times when 1 was almost distracted;  everything I ate disagreed with me  and tho pains in the region of the  stomach wore almost unbearable.  Whon tho attacks were at their worst  my head would grow di-vy und would  throb violently, and sometimes I  would experience sever.e attacks of  iinur.cn. As time went on I wus almost worn out either through ubstiu-  ence from food or the havoc tt  wrought when 1 did tako il. I tried  many much lauded dyspepsia cures,  but they did mc no good. In fact I  got nothing that helped mi; until my  nephew urged me to take Dr. Williams' rink Tills. Ho hud used theni  himself with tho greatest benefit, and  assured mo that thoy would help me.  After 1 had taken three or four boxes  of the pills thero was-some. Improvement, and I continued lo tako tho  pills     regularly for   about      three  months, and at the end of that timo  ���������3 found'myself cured. I could cat a  hearty meal and eat it with relish; I  slept soundly at night, my weight increased, nnd my constitution-generally was built up. I think Dr. Williams' Pink Pills will cure any case  of dyspepsia, if they arc given a fair  trial  such  os I  gave  thein."  Dr. Williams' l'ink Pills cure cases  like Mrs.. Vincent's simply because  thoy lill the veins wilh that rich, rod  blood that enables every organ of lho  body to do its work properly. That  is tho reason why the. pills curo all  blood and nerve troubles such as  anaemia. neuralgia. rhoumaitism,  heart troubles, skin diseases, St.  Vitus dance, paralysis and the special ailments of grc.'.'imv jjii-ls and women of middle age.. When you ask  fo'r Dr. Williams' l'ink Pills see that  you get tho genuine wilh tho full  name "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for  Pale People" printed on the wrapper  around every box. Sold by medicine  dealers everywhere, or by mail at oO  cents a box or six boxes for $'2.f>0 by  writing the Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co.,   Brockville,   Oni.  THE   VIOLENT   END.  A lad lately presented himself at  the shop of_ a local' butcher, and,  when the burly proprietor appeared,  gave a small order.  "You don't buy so much meat now  ns you did in tho st Winer," remarked  tho  butcher.   .  "No," responded the lad, "and  it's because father has become a  vegetarian."  "Woll, my lad," came the grave  retort, "you give your father warning from mo that, as a rule, wege-  tariaiis come to a wiolcnt end. Take  a bullock���������'o's a wogotnrian. Wot's  the result? Why, 'o's cut off sudden,  in his  wery  prime!"  QUICK  KECOVEIIY.  Agonized Youth���������"Oh, Miss Griselda, don't toll mo then* is no hope for  me!"  Miss Griselda���������"There is absolutely none, poor boy. You mustn't  think of it. Why didn't you fall in  love with my sister Pamela? . Sho  is much bettor fitted for you than  I am.  Agonized Youth���������"Why, I thought  sho was engaged to that prig of a  Spoonamore! If it isn't asking too  much, Miss Griselda, won't you  please say a.good word to hor for  mo?"   ���������   CAREFUL MOTHERS.  dren come without warning, and thc  The little troubles that afflict chil-  careful mother should keep nt hand a  medicine to relieve an'd cure the ailments of childhood. Thoro is no  medicine 'does this so speedily and  thoroughly-^ as-Baby^s^O.wniJllablets^  and the mother knows this medicine  is safe, bec'ause it is guaranteed, to  contain no opiate or poisonous  soothing stud. . These ��������� Tablets cure  colic, indigestion, -constipation, diarrhoea, simple fever, and teething  troubles. They break up colds, prevent croup, nnd bring na'turol sleep.  Mrs. Mary Fair, Escott, Ont., says:  "I have' usod Baby's Own Tablets  with the very best results, and would  not be without thorn in the house."  Sold by all medicine dealers or sent  by mail n't 25 cents a box by writing  'Phe Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville,   Out.  BEDS  OF  SOLDIERS.  In Germany and Austria the soldier has a simple straw bed with  one or two covers, neither sheet:nor  mattress.. Iri Russia until ��������� recently  lie.slept with his clpthcs on, on a  caiiip -bed, but now ordinary beds  begin to be usod���������the result of association with "more civilized countries.;' After this it cannot be doubted that the French soldier's bed is  the' best of all, with its wooden or  iron bedstead, a straw bed, a wool  mattress, sheets, a brown woollen  coverlet, and an extra quilt for cold,  weather. ��������� Thus - the bod of tho  French soldier is the softest of all  soldier's beds, as that of the French  peasant is - acknowledged also to be  tho best of all European countries.  .1ACICS  HEROISM.  "Of course I. lovo you. Jack; but  if T thought you'd done something  very bravo I would lovo you a lot  moro?"  '"Well, I'vo promised to marry you  on   my  present  salary."  ''Forgive mo, dearest, that's simply heroic,"-  HISTORICAL WAR-HORSES  THE FAVORITE CHARGES OF  GREAT GENERALS.  ,An Affection   Almost Human    -In  Its Intensity Between Wan  and Horse.  Who does not recall Lord Roberts'  gallant ' charger Volonel���������tho littlo  grey Arab which carried its medals  and its muster so proudly in tho  Diamond .lubileo procession? Volonel had belonged in his early years to  an Indian chief, nnd whon Lord  Roberts bought him ho discovered  that the Arab's tail had been broken  in two pieces to produco a graceful  caudal curve. When Queen Victoria  awarded medals to her soldiers who  had fought in the Afghan Campaign  and in the expedition to Candahar,  Volonel wa.s greatly but not undeservedly honored. Lord Roberts  proudly hung round his neck the  Cabul medal with four clasps and  the Candahar star of bronze. and  In lor tl-.e Queen presented him with  tlie  .lubileo  medal.  At the advanced ngo of twenty-  threo tho game little stood���������ho was  only l'l-J hands high���������was ns playful  as any kitten. Ho survived to see  his twenlysiiintli birthday, and "lies  buried near the Royal Hospital,  Dublin,-in  tho  rose-garden."  Copenhagen,- Wellington's famous  chestnut, charger,-��������� was only two  inches higher tlm'n littlo Volonel.  He carried his great master through:  tho Peninsular War. and bore him  for  eighteen  hours  ON  THE DAY  OF WATERLOO.  When his fighting days wero o-"er thc  little Danish horso 'was'scut to  Si rathlieldsayo, where ho was tend-  ei ly cured for. His last days wero  somewhat embittered, it is true, by  the misguided worship ot thousands  of his admirers who wont lo visit  him���������in fact, the nuisance became so  great that the Duke was compelled  to put him in a cage. When at  last he succumbed to old ngo hc was  accorded an impressive funeral, and  a tombstone wns erected to commemorate his virtues and his loyal  service.  An equally honored old ago was  that of the whilo charger Marengo,  which carried Napoleon on the field  of Waterloo. Aftor his master's  flight Marengo was found by an English officer wandering disconsolately  on lhc battlefield, :and he was sent  to England, where ho spent many  happy years in peakeful pastures and  tended by reverent grooms. He survived Napoleon nine years, and  when old age and pneumonia combined to ond'his career his skeleton  was sent for prefcrvntion to tho  Royal United Service Institution in  Whitehall. '  Thero has seldom, if ovcr, been a  braver and more loyal war-horse  than Traveller, who carried his master. General Leo, through scores of  battles, and camo through them all  without a scratch. Tt is said that  he. whinnied pitifully when ho followed thc General's coffln, to the  grave; and it wns not long nfter  that, whilo grazing, a nail became  embedded in his foot and he died of  lockjaw. Copenhagen bore Stonewall  Jackson through  TEN' FIERCE BATTLES  before the fatal bullet struck his  rider. He survived, through an  honored and lovingly-tended old age,  unlil 1880; and he may be soon today, stuffed and cleverly mounted, in  a-glass caso in tho library of tho  Soldiers'  Home,  Virginia.  General Washington had many  horses who rendered him devoted  service, and whom he regarded with  affection: but tho most prized of  them all was the brown charger  which he bestrode at tho surrender  of  Lord   Cornwallis. Hung     with  heavy mourning robes and led by a  groom ho followed the cofiin of his  dead friend and master to his last  resting-place. General Sheridan's  famous black war-horse Rienzi long  survived all thc dangers of war, and  died loved and mourned in 1876. His  bodv was mounted and is to be seen  in the museum of Governor's Tslund,  in  New  York Bay.  It seems to have been thc fate of  most^otwth.ese .famous horses _to_sur-  vivo their masters. Such, howeveiT  was not thc lot of Nellie Grey, tho  handsomest charger in all the Confederate Army. Nellie, with General  Fitv.hugh Lee on hcr back, seemed to  bear a char "tl lifo, so many wero  the dangers slie escaped, until at  last she fell in the very thickest of  tho fight at tho Battle of Winchester. Cincinnati, tho most loved of  all General Grant's horses, was  more fortunate than Nellie: for he  survived all the horrors of the Civil  War and died "as sincerely lamented  ns hc had lived respected."���������London  Tit-Bits  . . - ��������� ���������   "There nro a few points in naval  construction that I'd like to study  before ordering this new battleship," said the-grand vizier. "That  is easily arranged," said.the Sultan.  "We'll irritate some of the other  nations a littlo and have them send  thoir navies round for inspection  again."  WHEN ALL ELSE  HAD  FAILED  DODD'S   KIDNEY PILLS    CURED  HIS BLADDER TROUBLES.  James Atwell Proves that Lumbago and Bladder Troubles are  Caused by Diseased Kidneys.  Cnmpbellford,     Ont.,     Fob.     27   (Special.)���������That Lumbago and IJlnd-  iler Trojblo uro both caused by diseased Kidneys has been shown in tho  case   of   Mr.  James    Atwell of    this  ! placo.   Mr.  Alwcll  soys:  I    "I had Lumbago and Bladder Trou-  . bio. In passing my urine would hurt  me  so  as  to  almost  cause  tears    to  ' como to my eyes. I used medicines  and a handugo proscribed  by  my doc-  1 tor but got no rolioi. Thon I tried  Dodd's Kidney Pills and they cured  me for good and all. I will never  bo  without  Dodd's  Kidney.  I'ills     in  i th'o houso."  I- Cure your Kidneys with Dodd's  Kidney Pills and thoy will strain tho  causes of Lumbago, Rheumatism,  Dropsy or Bladder Troubles out of  tlio  blood.   ������������������>   NO GOAL AT GIBRALTAR  BRITISH   FLEET   WAS PRACTICALLY HELPLESS.  Sequel      to      the       Baltic      Fleet  Crisis���������Commandeered a  Supply. ���������  It is hard lo believe that when  everyone thought that Great I'rituin  was on lho brink of war with Russia  after tho North Sea outrage the  British fleet was practically helpless at Gibraltar owing to want of  coal, says the lxmdon Daily  Chronicle.  Yet this is1 tho sensational statement mndo in tho Indian Daily Nows  by. Captain Berrymnn, of the steamer London Bridge, orf his arrival at  Calcutta.  Thc London Bridge left England  with a cargo of coal for Port Said  just beforo I'.io Norlh Sea occurrence.  Captain Dcrrymnn arrived oil the  Straits of Gibraltar about four  o'clock  in tho morning.  "We were going Ihrough quietly,"  he told a representative of the Indian Daily News, "when out of thc  harbor camo torpodo boats and  launches.  " 'Who are you?' nsked the leading boat, and when I replied I was  told I must como into Gibraltar.  TOOK VESSEL'S   COAL.  "I was greatly astonished at this,  and thought they were stopping all  traffic through tho Straits. But  when I reached the harbor T found  they wanted my cool. Thoy'told me  to start unloading at once, and tho  London Bridge wont from ship to  ship until sho wns empty. We wore  two  days  over the job.  -"There were fourteen war vessels  in the bay, and they had been gathered hurriedly from all parts of the  Mediterranean. So they wero fairly  well empty by thc time they reached  Gibraltar.  "What stock of coal was thore at  Gibraltar? Well, 1 do not know for  certain. Ashoro there was, 1 believe  only 1,000 tons of patent fuelcin  hulks. But I had no opportunity to  seo how much there wns on shore.  OTHER BOATS STOPPED.  "The stock must have been low,  however, for I was not the only boat  that was stopped. Ten others at  least there wore within thc two days  only���������all  English,   of  courso."  Asked for further details, Captain  Bei-rymnn continued:  "I don't know^if the Government  ha'd arranged with, tho Fort Said  people to buy tho coal before thoy  took it. Probably this may have  been arranged, for tho business could  bo settled quickly by cablegram. But  it was "the British'Government, you  soo, that commandeered it, nnd the  London Bridge is a British ship, so  that did not trouble mc at all."  The London Bridge reached Gibrnl-  iaj^t_jtho_tinig=^ion Admiral Ito-  jestvensky was _at~Vigo~witlr~bis=  squadron.  * Pure soap!  the word's.  Soap   you  " You've heard  In Sunlight  have  the fact.  REQUCE9  EXPENSE  As!f for thc Octagon Hnr.  No olher workintj-Tian's shirt  is made so big or comfortable or  so strongly as the H.B.K.   Big  Shirt  Not a' skimped, factory-made,  cheap shirt but a shirt made of  honest material and lots of it.  As big and easy fitting as the  ones your mother used to make  with three yards and a half of  goods. Every H.B.K. Bi:; Shirt  has three and a half to three und  three quarter yards of material.  Ample room under the armpits, broad and spacious on the  shoulders, full and long bodied,  big sleeves, an easy wearing shirt  and a long wearing shirt.  Every shirt is branded with  this brand and guaranteed by  the makers.  A Miss Buchanan was onco rallying  hor cousin and oflicer, on his courage  nnd rashly said:���������"Now; Mr. Harry,  do you really .mean to tell me you  can walk up to the cannon's anouth  without fear?" "Yes," was tho  prompt reply, "or a Buchanan's either."     And hc at once did iti  Levor's Y-Z (Wise Head) Dislnfec-  ant Sqap Powder dusted in the  bath, softens tlio water and disinfects.  Tho Lick Observatory .(California)  has discovered a crack, or rill, in  the moon's face, eighty miles long.  It is only visible when tho sun is  shining at a certain angle.  .;������������������' '���������.'���������>.-  Two Voars Abed ���������"Por eight years I  suffered as no ono ever did with rheumatism;' for two years I lay in bod;  could not so much as feed myself.- A  friend recommended South Amorlcan  ���������Rheumatic Cure. After three doses I  could sit up. To-day I am as strong  as ever I was."���������Mrs. John Cook, 287  Clinton   street,   Toronto.���������2  Mrs. Ferguson������������������"Georgo, dear,  how do you like my new hat?" Mr.  Ferguson���������' 'Do you want my real  opinion of it Laura?" Mrs. Ferguson���������"No, I don't, you mean thing)!"  's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  "Did you and Dennis Dooley como  to term's over your dispute?" asked  a city merchant of his Hibernian  "doorkeeper. "Yis, sor; and very  uncompliment'ry terms *hey wor,  sor/'-  "Do you think thore ls anything  remarkable in lovo at first sight?"  asked a romantic youth. "Not at  all," replied his cynical friend.  "It's when people huve bean looking  at each othor for four or five years  that it becomes remarkable!"  Fnirville,   Sept.  30,   1902.  C.  C. RICHARDS &  CO.  Dear Sirs,.���������Wc wish to inform you  that we consider your MINARD'S  LINIMENT a very superior article,  and wo use it as a suro relief for  sore-throat- and=ohost.=lWhen���������IJ.clI  you I would not bc without it If the  price was one dollar a bottle, I  mean it.  Yours truly,  CHAS.  F.  TILTON.  "Do you bolievo," sho nsked,  that a genius can possibly lie a  good husband?" "Well," ho modestly replied, "I woulij prefer not  to answer that question. Hut my  wifo ought to be able to tell you,"  Catarrh for twenty yoaro and Curod  In a fow dayr.���������Hon. George James, of  Scranton, Pa., says:���������"I havo been a  martyr to Catarrh for twenty years,  constant hawking, dropping in tho  throat and pain in lhc head, vcry .offensive breath. I tried Dr. Agnew's  Catarrhal Powder. The first application gavo instant relief. After using a  few  bottles I was  cured.    50 cents.���������1  "So you're, engaged to the man I  rejected threo times?" "Yes, he  mentioned it; he said the"Tuck of odd  numbors was really wonderful."  SETTLERS LOW RATES WEST.  Via thd Chicago and North Western  Ry. evory day, from March 1st to  May 15th', 1905, settlors one-way  second-class tickets at very low  rates from Chicago to points in  Utah, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, also to  Victoria, Vancouver, Now Westminster, Rossland and other points in  tho Kootenay District. Correspondingly low rates from all points in  Canada. Write for full particulars  and folders to ft. II. Bennett, General Agent, 2 King St. East, Toronto,  Ont.  Os CaJv  <K   tftf, fe^jyfe&fy tisKtir /MTU/  ^ji  '       O0~lHi>r .  ������������ee������ooo������iSe^(K>c������0'iK)a9������������������e'������������o������������������������o*a������>������9-a������o������������������o������������e*i  /"pIIE mild and bracing climate makes Atlantic City  especially attractive as a winter resort. The  Traymore is beautifully locatad on tha most desirable  section of the Boardwalk, and commands a magnificent  Ocean View. The House is thoroughly equipped with  evci-y modern improvement that will add to the comfort  and pleasure of tlie guests, and no expense has been  spared in perfecting;' thc details of the appointments.  The rooms are handsomely furnished, and the communicating baths are supplied with both fresh and salt  water. The Atlantic City Golf Links are acknowledged  to bc the finest in tho United States. Traymore Booklets will bo mailed on request, and correspondence rela-  2 tive to rates and accommodations;.? respectfully solicited  I TRAYMORE HOTEL COMPANY  Lo. S. WHITE, ��������� President and Managor     fi  ><9������cse3&*sBr5c������ss3Sie$<3S������99*������eeasee������e������e������s������������9se*<������9������>*������e������  Mistress���������"I don't want you to  have so much company. You have  more callers in a day than 1 havo  in a week." Domestic���������"Well, anum,  perhaps if you'd try to bo a��������� little  more agreeable you'd have as many  friends as I have."  FOR OVlflft SIXTY YEARS.  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup ha3  been used hy millions of mothers for  their children whilo teething. It soothes  the child, softens the gums, allays pain,-  cuies wiiulcolie, regulates the stomach  and bowels, nnd is the bost remedy for  Uiarrhoea. Twenty-live cents a bottle.  Sold by druggists throughout the  world. . Bo suro and ask for "Mrs.  Winslow's Soothing  Syrup." 22���������01  Old Gentleman (to littlo girl who  is weeping bitterly)���������"Why, what  are you crying about, little girl?"  Little Oirl���������"Oh. I don't know.  Cause I'm a woman, *T s'poso."  Minard's Liniment for saia everywhere  'You must not expect me to give  up my girlhood's ways all at,  once," said the happy bride. "Oh,  1 won't," he roplied. "I hope you'll  keep on taking an allowance from  your father just as if nothing had  happened."  MANITOBA        IMPROVED FARM,  lands for sale, all located in the  lainous Wawanesi*. district'. The Souris  Vallev is the garden of Manitoba ajid  the Wawnnesa District is the Garden of  thc Souris Vallev. ThcFO farms are "for  solo at reasonablo prices and on Rood  terms, all* located near markets, schools  and churches. Write for lists and further particulars to the Souris Valley  Land   Companv,   Wawanesa.   llanitobn.  CLEANING  m  LADIES' ..a9  WALK! Ml  OR  OUTINO  SUITS  C������a h. dao������ pert������eUr by cor Fr������Doh Proccu.  Try it  ���������BlTtSH AMERICAN OYIIHfl CO.  MOXTBXAJ.  TORONTO,   OTTAWA   k QOEBZO  "Thought  it   meant  death   ouro."���������  Mrs. James McKim. of Dunnvillc, Ont.,  says of hcr almost miraculous curo  from heart direnso by Dr. Agne\Vs  Curo for tht, Ilciirt: "Until 1 began  taking this remedy I despaired of my  life. I had heart failure and extreme  prostration. One dose Rave tne quick  relief and one bottle cured me. Tho  Bufferings of years wero dispelled like  magic."���������3    ������  A boat with iin-shaped propellers  j>n jts sides, to mako it submerge  lurd"fis^at=will7^1ias=bccn=iavent������l^  by an Englishman, and successfully  experimented with.  Minard's Liniment Cures WruSf,  Papa���������"Your mother tells mo you  haven't been a vcry good boy to-day  Johnnv." Johnny*"������������������'-Between   us,  pa, I think she's a littlo prejudiced  against me. It wa.s only the other  dny she told Aunt Kate I was just  like you."  mil To prove to you  that Dr.  Da I gaga  Chase's Ointment is a certain  ��������� 1 i K5"%  and absolute cure fc   each  ��������� BB**#**#  and overy form ot itchinar,  blecdlDKiind protrurtinjr piles,  tho manufacturers have iniarnntecd it. See testimonials in tho dally press and n-sk your neighbors what they think of it Yon can uso it and  got your money back if not cured. COc a box. ab  Slldoalers orEDMANSos.BATES & Co.,Toronto,  Pr������ Chase's Ointment  "Until I met you, Matilda," he  murmured, in a voico husky with  emotion, "I believed that all women  woro deceitful, but when I look into  your clear, beautiful eyes I behold  there the l-very soul of candor and  lojjlty." "George," sho exclaimed,  with enthusiasm, "this is the hah-  picst moment 1 have known sinco  papa look ine ' to tho oculist!"  "Oculist!" "Yes,        dear;       you  never would have known tlrat my  left, eye is a glass one." Then the  moon wont under a cloud, and  Georgo sat down and buried his faco  in  tho  sofa  cushion. "'  "Sho says that she never has been  in love, doeS she! I know positively of several affairs of the heart sho  has had." "Oh, she was only engaged lo those_ men." ,  DinnerSets Free  FOR CASH TRADE.  BENEFITS THE MERCHANTS  BENEFITS  THE   CUSTOMER  A Merchant in your neighborhood it  Ehon-ioK btx appr;d*Uoa of ciuih trarto by  fivint absolutely fret:, thevs DINKKK  SETS.  If yon do not know thin Merrhiil, write  ni and we will not only tell yim who he u,  but forward you % bundfome soutcnir FH.KK  Tha British CanatUn Crockery Co., Ltd.  TORONTO, CA.X.VUJL  *  "I wonder what it is about ballooning that attracts these aeronauts so." said lOumlcy. "Tlie earth,  usually," replied Wiseman. "Thc  attraction of gravitation, you  know-y1'    ^=^   A modorn weapon In tho foattlo  for health.���������H tllseaso has taken your  cllailcl of health, tho stomach, and Is  torturing you with indigestion, dy.spej>-  sia and nervous prostration. South  American Nervine is tho weapon to  drive tho enemy from his Rlionghold  "at thc point of thc bnyonet," licnch  by trench, but swift and sure, it always  wins..���������1  A peculiar method of charging  doth with electricity, in order to  furnish heat to tho wearer, has been,  invented by a French engineer.  Minard's Liniment Relieve]- Neuralgia  Brown���������"Smith is down with brain  fc-cr." Green���������"You don't say so!"  Ilrown���������"Yes. The doctor says if  he recovers his mind will be a  blank." Grccii���������"'Well, I'm sorry to  hear that. Hc owes me five dollars."  rYou can't cure a cough or cold  from tho outside. You must  euro it through tho blood.  &Hilofc's  Consumption  Cwe 38nicLung  I istheonlyremedythatwilldothis.  I It gets right to the root of tho  I trouble.   It is guaranteed to cure.  . B     Prices: S. C. Weils & Co. Sll  1 I   2Sc50e.*l.   LeRoy.N.Y., Toronto, Can.  ���������-S������fc;l  IS/JTJE NO. 9���������05. II  <���������iw^*y*'-y***u������^t^������������t* t-WPimw���������j* ���������maiuiuiww  ������4*������^  THIS STORE IS  FOR  Funeral of D. Lyttle  Dress Goods  We  with the  Season.  can  supply your wants   in   this   Line  Newest Fabrics for the   Dressy   Spring  New Cotton  Fabrics  Just opened a new shipment of White and  Colored Fabrics. This Department is at its best  now.      Everything New, bought for Spring trade.  All-Over Laces  New Novelties in All-Over Laces and Appliques, pretty patterns, durable, and good  washing and wearing qualities.  New Hosiery  and Underwear  Dainty, New Spring Easter Hosiery���������  Silk Plaited���������Lace and Crochet Patterns. Lisle  Thread, open effects���������in Tans, Black and open  effects. Women's White Lisle Under Vests with  long and short sleeves, at all prices. Women's  Balbriggan Vests with Drawers to Match.  Ready-to-Wear  Department  Ladies' Skirts and Blouses, Cotton Costumes,  Under Skirts, Silk Under skirts, Night Gowns,  Corset Covers, Cotton Drawers, and everything  for ladies in the ready-to-wear line kept in stock.  -%iv~-  Men's New Ties  for Easter  Throwcyour old Ties away and get thc latest   $������  style.     They are here for you at reasonable price. ^$?  M:  Kid Gloves  A new importation   of Kid  Gloves.  Collars and Belts for the Easter trade.  Fancy  Children's  Department  Girls' Short Dresses,   Baby's  Long  Robes,  Cloaks for thc youngsters, Children's Rompers.  Millinery  '���������>tfi?  including ^  Twentieth   tMo      *#������   w  We   are   making  this   department  specially j|!|$j  attractive with a display of New and Nobby goods |0|  for Easter   buyers.      Exceptional   values.    Come :,:;'"t'  and get the best goods in the market.      They  are  here for your inspection.  Boots and Shoes  Stylish and Up-to-Date Footwear,  thc American Harlow Shoes and the  Ceutury, Canadian makes for men.  Men's Furnishings  making  ?>Iore New Millinery���������We keep in touch with  the fashion centres of the East and have a new  consignment coming by express for Easter. We  have the latest shapes in straws, and exquisite  trimmings.  Dress Making-  You are cordially invited to look  New Styles and Materials. Fit and finish  guarantee.       Place your orders with   us  over the  style we  at once.  The Latest  Styles in Hats  Our stock contains a full rang  Stiff Hats,   New   Browns,  also '* The New Hat."  range   of  American  Soft  and  makes, =  Men's Shirts  The Newest and Neatest Patterns ever shown  in this city are ready for you in the shirt line.  #  m  DRYGOODS  MERCHANTS  REID  YOUNG,  DRYGOODS  MERCHANTS  i#^  ������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  Spots  Stains  AND  Are made   by  so  many  different agents.  WE  HAVE A CLEANER  which   i.s   excellent   for ���������  J              taking out anv of these *  m               spots.     It is   put   up   in ���������  ��������� 25c. Bottles and easv lo ���������  J              use. J  ��������� CANADA DRUC & BOOK CO., Ltd t  m 9  maa*********9999*������****o***  Births  Stacey���������At Kevelstoke,  to Mr. and Mrs. P.  daughter.  McGregor���������At Salmon  Ann,  Sth, to Mr. and Mrs.   F. XX7.  '   Oregor, a daughter.  April    Oth.  Stacey,    a  April  Mac-  LOCALISMS  1  the  Dolls   to   delight the hearts of  girls at the Nations'-Fair.  Thos. Tajior, M.P.P.; returned this  morning from his sessional duties.  Carpenters' aprons just ready for  the season's work at the Nations'  Fair.  Geo. S. McCarter returned this  morning from a business visit to  Victoria.  An exhibition of Indian fire club  swinging at the Nations' Fair, Tuesday  e-vemtig.1^-^-"^   Dr. Chippc-rfield, who is at present  here on a visit to the Okanagan, will  return to the city next week.  You mill meet young Miss Canada  nt the Maple Leaf Booth on Tuesday  at the Nations' Fair.  The Provincial Teachers' Convention  takes place in this city ou the 2oth,  20th and 27th of this month.  ������������������Work a delight," or "Every trade  in Revelstoke." in the Opera JJou.su on  Tuesday evening.  II. Manning's window displays an  ingenious little farmyard constructed  putely of candy, hisown manufacture.  Irish beauty, as quaint as pretty,  presided over "by Toting Ireland, with  a real bittrnev stone, at the Irish Booth  the Nations Fair, April ISth.  Real Scotch Haggis fresh from the  heather, short-cake and oat-cake at.  the Scotch Thistle Booth at the  Nations' Fair on Tuesday.  Contractor Foote is erecting two  houses for Mrs. Bingham on Fourth  Street, just behind Mr. Sturdy's resi  dence. These buildings, which are  two storeys and have six rooms eacli,  will be foi-rent in the course of five  or six weeks.  The   Selkirk  hall   was on Tuesday  evening last the scene of a very pleasant gathering, for the ladies of Knox  Church  Auxiliary   had   prepared    a  hospitable entertainment for all com-  ers. and carried it out .successfully in  every particular...- Those contributing  to an impromptu program were Mrs.  Lawrence, Miss Grant, Miss Gertrude  Dent. Miss Woodley,  and Messrs. J.  IV. Chilton, XV. A. Henry, B. A..Law-  son. Refreshments were also provided.  The Auxiliary are to be congratulated  pn their energetic work,  J. D. Sibbald was lnid'up for a few  days with a severe attack of neuralgia.  Something to please everybody at  the English Rose Bootli at tlie'Nations' Fair, Tuesday the ISth.  The Rocky Mountain Rifles will hold  another of their popular dances on  Tuesday evening next in the drill hall.  Imperial Federation vs. Free Trade,  or John Bull and hi.s lustv sons, on  Tuesday evening at Lhe Nations' Fair.  All the boys and girls of Revelstoke  should see "Before and Afler Christmas" at the Nations" Fair. Tuesday  evening.  II. Manning is converting tlie back  end of his stoiu into an ic-e creani and  summer refreshment parlor, having  got in a new soda fountain and other  necessary furniture.  Mr. A. I'j. Bennison met with a  painful accident a few day.-, ago. As  ho was entering H. Samson's barn lie  fell over the tongue of a wagon and  broke three of his ribs.  The Goddess of Liberty and Uncle  Saru in life and costume, "the striking  figures at the American Bootli whero  handkerchiefs of every variety will be  for sale, tiie Nations' Fair, April ISth.  Mr. and Mrs. Kerr and family came  up from Arrowhead 011 "Wednesday,  on their way to Moose .Taw, N. W.T.,  where they will reside on their farm.  The children are being sent away to  be educated.  Cliff Corson, who has been very ill  for the pa*t month has sufficiently  recovered to be around again and will  spend a week with friends at Kamloops before returning to his employment at C. B. Hume ������.t Co's.  Dr. T. XV. Jeffs of this city has been  appointed deputy coroner for the  County of Vancouver, accoiding toin-  formaiion-i-eceived-to-day -from- Victoria. Uo will act ils assistant to  Coroner McGuigan.���������Vancouver Province.  The ''Nations' Fair" should be visited  by all lovers of the beiilii'ul in H.-vel-  stoke. It will be nn artistic treat.  Admission to Bazaar in tlle afternoon  will be, adults 'Jiic., children, 10c. In  the evening to Bazaar and concert--  Adults, oOc, children, 2.1c.  The Ladies' Home Journal Bootli, a  dream of beauty. Twenty-four copies  of famous paintings at tlio Nations'  Fair.  His "Worship Mayor Brown returned  on Tuesday evening from Ottawa,  where he has been for the past two  weeks in consultation with members  of tbe Railway Commission in regaid  fo the proposed new depot. Mr  Brown states that I lie Commission  havo promised to send out a, government engineer to go into the whole  matter.  Messrs. Wonl.-ey and Lo Feaux are  starting up in the city as wholesale  and i-utnil commission ' merchants.  They intend building a large warehouse on the smelter spur. They have  already disposed of ,-i carload of-produce, and judging fiom the energetic  nature of these gentlemen should  fairly make the commission business  hum.  Contractor L. Fretz lias almost completed the alterations and internal  improvements to .1. Morgan's new  barber shop on Fiist street, next J. G.  Macdonald's store. There will be two  bath rooms at the back and the front  room will be fitted up with all necessary mirrors, chairs and other furni-  tme pertaining to thc lon������oriaI art.  Mr. Morgan intends opening up his  new husine.-s on .Monday, when he will  be ready for the "nexf"  Owing to a large increase in her list  of bo.uders this year. Mrs. McKitrick.  the popular hostess of the Palace  Restaurant, has completed arrangements lor taking over the diningroom  and the up-tair rooms and parlors of  the Union hotel some time this month.  The diningroom is spacious and will be  run in Mrs. McKitrick'-i 11-ual happy  and popular style. She will still also  retain the Palace Restaurant. Full  particulars will appear Jat'-r.  ������  TIRED  WHEN  YOU   GET  UP ?  Do you get out of  niorning    feeling  out,"dull he<t'~  no energy ?  bed  in   the  all    played  .dache, no appetite,  BEST'S  MR5APMIA  A simple tonic thnt will make  all the difference in I.he. world  in the way you feel, ft will  stimulate your Liver, tone up  your system, give you nn apposite. You need only take it a  thort time before you will got  up in the morning wilh a clear-  head, a pure, sweet breath and  feeling like work.  Walter  Bews,  Phm. B.  DltUOCIST ASH STATtONUR.  Next to Ihe Hume Block.  Prompt Attontion To Mall Ordcra  ��������� T~pnn-~Pn"f|liiry��������� UPTTfEfiA iiTiJonvn?  that mi far I here has been un delation on Ihe part of the ('. P. fi. from  the intention of placing the station on  tlie site originally proposed. In order  t.o have a straight entry into iim new  station the main track will branch olT  from the present track about 200 yaids  east of the semaphore, thence running  in a more southerly direction will  make a stiaighr, run over the switches  instead of curving there as af present.  Tt i.s expected that fully six months  will elapse before all tiie.se extensive  improvements can be. completed.  One Hundred Thousand Pounds  ; On  Thursday,   April  27th, tho dramatic club  will   present TT. J. Byron's  famous comedy "Ono Hundred Thousand    Pounds."     Byron   has  written  many comedies during his career, but  without doubt  none of them surpass  the one about to  be presented,    ft is  a  class  of comedy  which   has not as  yet been seen in Revelstoke, it depending a great deal upon the business aiid  the  interpretation  of   the   lines,  and  will no doubt be  very refreshing after  the numerous  comc.lies we have seen  this  season  in  which  horse play has  been resorted   to for laughs.   Rehearsals havo been   in   progress for several  weeks now and after  the play all who  have been   fortunate  enough to see it  will   without   doubt   placo  it to   the  credit   of   our   amateurs   a.s   another  success.     Don't   forget    the    date  Thursday, April 27th.  The history of the past, the wonders  of the present, the mysteries of lhe  future at the Nations' Fair Tuesday  evening,  May Follow* 'Murder of Mayor  Gannon, of Beaudette, May  Lead to Sensational Conflicts  ���������Vengeance Sought For.  Beaudette. Minn..*- April, 11.���������  Sheriff Bailey, of Beltrami county, is  on his way to. Beaudette to inquire  into the killing, of Mayor Mathcw  Gannon by ,-t crowd of citizens of  Spooncr, Minn.', Friday night.  Much excitement has beeu aroused  by the killing of Gannon, who also  was president of tho village board of  Spooner. Gannon's wifo and children  barely escaped death at the hands of  the roughs.  The trouble was due to a years fight  over the townsite of Spooner. Gannon  filed on the townsite of Spooner as a  homestead and '.he Spooner Townsite  company tried to enter tho same tract  under the townsite law. The case is  now in the courts.  As Gannon had a large following it  is feared that there will be further  bloodshed and Sheriff Bailey will  swear in deputies   on   his   arrival   at  Beaudette.   ,������,  Notice.  I will not be responsible for any  debt or debts contracted by Arthur  Williamson   in   my   name   after this  date.    ~A.~E. i3en.vi.son-.  Business Locals.  Smoke Brown's Union  Cigar.  Comb Honey at C. B. Iliinie & Co's.  Only a few  Go-carts left at thc Red  C.-oss.  Revelstoke. B.  April 1:2th,  C-.  11X11.  Call nn Beattie if you would liko one  dollar to work double time.  Little, black-eyed Japanese costumed  ladies will wait, upon you nt the  dainty Japanex.* Buulh at the Nations'  Fair on Tuesday.  ONE WEEK MORE  We   will   continue    our  40 Per. Cent. Sale  for one week morc. Come  now before the be������t things  are gone.  CHINAWARE  Our Cups   and  are selling at 25c.  Saucers  each.  PICTURES  Beauties  We liave  some  for small money.  M to .Dn������ Store  Giso.  D.  I!i:,\itii:,  I'uoi'.  GARDEN   SEEDS    AT    HALF    PRICE  Christie Brown's Reception Wafers  in 21b. boxes at C. B. Hume fc Co's.  Another shipment of Wall Paper at  Howson's Furniture Si ore.  Smoke Brown's " ftfarca  Vuelta "Cigar.  Forty per cent is 11 lot to drop but  Beattie has dropped. --'  Most beautiful lino of carpet squares  just opened up at Howson's Furniture  Store.  Calico Ball. Mav 1st, under auspices  of Ladies' Auxiliary 'to B. of K. T.  Watch for pm ticulars.  China, tlio largest assortment ever  shewn in the city will be opened up  next week at C. B. Hume & Co's. "  The 'Rathbono Sisters'will give a  ball on Easter Monday in Selkirk Hall.  Announcement Later.    ,  Iron beds with iron frame spring is  Lhe most sanitary bed, Howson's Furniture Store has them.  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Cigar.  Carpets, Linoleum and Wall Papers,  a fine assoitrnent of latest patterns  just to hand al C B. Hume & Co's.  Mothers will find just the garments  they need for the children for the  warm weather at the Nations' Fair,  Tuesday,  Swiss Pood, Ralston's Health Crisps  Friday- and--Salurday-2 paekages-for  ���������Jit cents, at C. B. lluitio & Co's,  The Ladies Auxiliary to B, of It. T.  are arranging to hold a Calico Ball on  .May 1st. Particulars will bo given  later. ul  Bicycles repaired and cleaned at XV.  .Smythe's, next Dr-. McLean's house,  full stock of tires, all kinds Dunlop  and Al. and AV.  WASTF.B���������A Coat and Vest Maker,  apply to J. II. Maepherson, Kamloops. m'Jii  Bicycle fittings, wheels repaired,  full stock of saddles, I ires, rims and  bicycle lamps. Agent for the famous  Cleveland wheel'SOO.OU, Rambler 2nd  grade  $-15.00.���������AV.   Smythe.  WANTED���������A' situation, by a, D. E.  Bonk Keeper, has bail ten years  experience in general store and six  years in saw mill. Address, J. C. X.  Btix III, Kamloops.  AVe are agents for lhe celebrated  Globe-Wericke Sectional Hook Cases,  Filing Cabinets arid all ollice specialties. Ail goods'in select quarter.cut  oak, if you require- these goods you  can only get tbeiii through us. Call  and sen them arid judge for yourselves,  ���������Itibti E. Wood, the Big Furniture  Store.  Conservative By Acclamation.  ToitoNTO, April 11.���������Edward Bristol, (Conservative), was the only nominee iu Centre Toronto, in succession  to thc late 13. F. Clarke, today, and  consequently was declared elected by  acclamation.  Perhaps the  largest  and  most impressive funeral s/ervK-c evor .-���������.ceoi-ded  by   the   citizens   of  Revelstoke  lo a  deeply mourned and  highly  esteemed  fellow townsman was that of I). Lytlle,  which took place on Thursday last.  The melancholy procession, marshalled  by A. E.   Kincaid,   Ini't  tiie  resideiii-o  on Second street, headed by lhe band  and followed by  the members of the  Orange and the  Oildi'. Ilmvs   Orders in  'full reg.-illa, the Railway Oiders of the  Engineers,   Firemen   :-i:d   Trainmen���������  the C.P.I!. oi';i -ia!s  bring  i epi-e.-ented  bv Supl. Kilpatrick, Wsler jie'di.-iu'e .  Philips,    Ho.-i-liiiasi ������������������:���������    ?\ewin.-iii     aid!  Forem.i!! An'hony.    Hnuir .'-tl Oiang---!  11:011, Oddfellow* and Hallway men had I  coinu from KmiiNiojis In p.iy ih'-ii* last ;  sad respects, and tin* alteiid.-i.-ieu  was;  further   increased   by  a   I'o'inwmg  uf J  nearly 5-;.'0 citizens.    At the Methodist '  Church',    whilhvr ' this   remains   were!  (list taken, the funeral services  were '  conducted by !?ev.   C, ll.  Sol hei land. :  assisted   by  Hov.   W.  O.   Calder,   the :  former   preaching  a  most   touching  sermon bearing un"tho uncertainly of  life and i-el'eri ing to tho .sterling social  qualities of deceased, his love of home  and   bis   cheerful'untitle.    Mesdames  Dent and Hews and Mei-srs. Allum and  Heid gave ns  a   quartette   "One   by  One,''   and   Mvs.   Bows   sang  "Some  Time AVe'Il Undeistaiid." The crowded  congregation    showed    liniiiUtakalile  evidence of (he all-pervading spirit of  grief ������ Inch dominated lhe  enliro  sad  ceremony.      The    pail-beaiers     were  Willis   Armstrong   and     F.   Corson,  representing the Jjngiucors.      R. Macdonald and Aid.  McLeod   represented  the Oddfellows and Ji.   C.   MaoLaron,  of  Kandoops,   and   C.    Oarlylo,   the  "-^ j Orangemen.      The    different    Oidors  ^^  sent   beautiful    emblematic    wreaths,  and these, together  with  tho  numerous floral tribmes from friends  on   all  sides,   te.-tiiied     in     tliat    beautiful,  silently imprcssiveand   symbolic manner, ie wliich only flowers under such'  circumstances   can   testify,     to     the  iv-ileom, amouiiiing to a genuine affection, in whicli I lie deceased  was  held  by all who knew him.  Not less sad, and parliculaily since  it formed a mournful tequol to the  above, was the death of Fireman  George Dickey. Ilia body reached  town from Golden on Thursday, and  the membeis of lhe v.n-ious Oiders  who had attended the funeral ol  Engineer Lyttle met and escorted the  remains to It. llowson's undertaking  parlors,  where  Ihey  wore  embalmect  and uotst cast to hia former home tu  Truro, .Jn. S.  Iho closing of the C. P. K. shops,  tlie absence of .traffic, the suspension  of business where practicable and lho  general gloom cast ovor the city by  theso two events will long be remembered in Bevelstoke as one of the  saddest pages in its history.  Cards of Thanks.  Mvs.  iiiaiiv  II..nil  evinced their  bereavement  ill. Mann begs  I'iieiii!s_ who so  fribiiles" and in  sympathy  to thank the  kindly sent  otiier ways  in her recent  In Iho sudden bereavement and  crushing sorrow that has come to mu  I c,T.!!ii!*, expiess my appreciation of  the help and comfort that has so  greatly assisted 1110 in bearing my  burden, iu tho numberless evidences  of heartfelt- sympathy and the exceeding kindness of so many friends.  1 lake this opportunity of thanking  all for Iheir sympathy and help,whioh  have been precious to me.  'MRS. B. LYTTLE.  QPEBA HOUSE  THURSDAY  Ul, 1905  An Original Comedy  in Three Acts,  by  HENRY   J.   CYRON  00,000 I  BY THE  AMATEUR DRAMATIC (0.  ADMISSION ' 75c    and    50c.  Tickets on   Sale at  the   Canada  ��������� Drug- &.;Bobk Store.  Baas aagTSrKjgps ������Bga������eea^^3W!aM������JM^>s;isg,g^i^Bi,ti.^l^ij|ijaa0y ^  PER .CEHT.  PER CENT.  ON ALL CASH  10  :8,  PURCHASES  Of Hals and Caps,  Gloves,  Mitts, Shirts,  Blankets,   Underwear,  Mackinnws,  Clothing, and ail  Children's Rubbers and Boots,  Furnishings, Wen's, Women's and  Have removed from my old quarters, near Depot, to Fretz' building-  First Si reel, West. ,     ���������  ourne, Fsrst Street  1  ������9  ������������������*>���������>*> *>*>*>*>*>  i J. Q. SVSacdonald  THE UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  Don't forget the ������100,000 at the  Opera House, Thursday, April 27th���������  Prices 7uc and 50c. Watch for further  particulars,  iif  <1  We have tlio Spring  Shoe auy man wants  if he is desirous of  obtaining the ��������� best  ir, the market. Some  men buy Shoes for  quality��������� otheis for  style. Hero you need  only secure your  style���������we look out  for quality, and its  . never wrong.  OUR $3.50 SHOES  Is known  the  town  over as the best shoe  to   be  had   for the  ,   money.  OUR $5.00 SHOES  Our Tan and Patent  Shoos embrace all  the recognized New  Spring Shapes.  See our line of Oxfords iu Tans and  Patent leather. You  must have a pair for  Easter.  UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  J. G. Macdonald

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