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 EVELSTOKE  ^LlsTID  )    -\     e  *  RAILWAY    MfeN'S 'JOURNAS  iw.  1 'f  *}'-*:  Vol   XVII: NO. 7  REVELSTOKE B. C. THURSDAY,   AUGUST 17, 1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance  Department Store  MENS - SUITS  CAMPING AT  THE CAVES  Men's- Light   Summer -  Suits. - *  Skeleton, in dark col- ,  ors. '  These were   made   to  y  sell at $15 a ^3. Jit.    We  have(a few_ in odd sizes.'  If you can find one to fit, ���������  you take it for  <*_r.  LADIES'S WRAPPERS  i   t-1   -.       'r  '���������_������  Jt _  -1 U  *-������..- Nice *,Print.   in  Fancy" Colors,-* also   Black  Sateen  ' \JJ v,   "-  >"   -1-. .'     '-'-��������� >       '".,*t       ...   -      - " ---��������������������������� , "  Wrappers.  w"(.These lines arc well made and are serviceable  House* Dresses.;-"'p   .    -ifS'      *-'-'" ���������< '" *~,;,/ r-   >--���������������������������  ,   >>  MHST5 SEElTHESEL  S*,f i,- -���������  SKIRTS  >������* ** '  -'   : '" fj -     , -     -".    . ,\-.'   *       r.  Here Is'a Bargain in Black Lustre^-Skirts.  You can  buy a nicely'finished- Lustre" Skirt  .      .-- "   iri  l      -   ',    f ������������������������   -, ^ ,  that we ."have sold  at. $3.50.    Friday, and  ..     -: v    -~'*  ^ ��������� *     ; ��������� .   v-    ���������    '  Saturday,"*while they last, ^they will be' sold-  - ���������   .,       ' "���������*���������/ J' Jt    *-'i*i-    ,*- r;  r*" forthe'low price���������Only;$i.gb. 7-   '. ^      il.  \MM0MM^  -i   ^ ft 1. "  What Mr. John Sanderson, who  has Spent   44   Years  in the  Mountains df B. C, Thinks of  Deutschman Caves.  On Monday evening Mr. John ���������Sanderson, Mis. Lund and Mrs. Hedstiom  returned  ftoin   a three days'visit to  the   famous  Deutschman  Caves near  Boss Peak.     In conveisation.with a  Hebaxd reporter Mr. Sanderson stated thab his..visit to the caves was a  one of the most pleasant of his life.  "I have been in the mountains of  British-Columbia for nearly _4 years  now," said Mr. Sanderson," "and I  have seen some beautiful valleys and  magnificent scenery, but I have never  seen anything that will begin to compare with the beauties of Cougar Valley in which the Deutschman Caves  are situated. There you have grand  rugged mountain scenery, flower beds  extending the whole length of the  valley coveted with flowers, that can  only be seen at the elevation at which  the caves are situated. Then the canyons and natural bridges on the surface are alone well worth a^visit to  see.     '-' _  ' "The two lake's at the end of the  valley and just in the shadow of Grizzly Glacier are beautiful sheets ��������� of  water," and some, day in the near  future you will see pleasure boats  skimming f its surface in all directions,  and," too, you may, have "boat -races  there which-will1 attract"1 as much  attention *as_,that sport now does for  instance on" Toronto!Bay. ^The water  in the lakes is as' clear as crystal, and  you .will, have .."difficulty in locating  two" other, just as beautiful sheets of  *.   - i    **     -     -  i *  glacier, water in this country.   ~ K' .  -  -"The -two ladies and  myself, 'with  Mr. Deutschman*. as" guide,'made the  M. -,       -���������   r    - *    * I      f������    - -      -J    ,,    ��������� ...  trip to _ the ^caves from1 the railway in  less' than���������*7tbilee-*'hours'' witboutiariy  serious di__cUlties,''and"~yuu may state  for me that there are no*real physical  difficulties' 'for ladies making the trip  now. Cit is'suipiising to me that there  Irish Guards Band  The following ate a few opinions of  the British press legaiding the It ish  Guaids' Band, which \\ ill appear here  pn October Und :���������  " An Ideal Military Band."���������Biight-  on Times.  " Remarkable for Delicacy and  B.'auty of Tone"-Sheffield Telegraph.  " One of the:best in the Biitish  army."���������Tho Times.  " Unsurpassed- in tone and precision.���������Pall Mall Gazette.  " A feature of tlie Irish Guards  band conceits is the taste displayed in  choosing the 'programme, the classic  and tbe popular being most happily  combined.���������Orchestral Times.  INDIAN VILLAGE  OBLITERATED  -SPORT.  Catastrophe on the Thompson  ���������Huge) Landslide Dammed  River���������Entire Village is Now  a Scene of Desolation.  li'  "TT ' ��������� ~We~have severairB^l!cf������^6ff"ReriinantsJ^of-Lacesr-|  Embroiderings, ;���������Ribbons/ Trimmings,    Etcr,   They   are  all marked down so low in Price it will be worth your  time  to look at them.   ,They are a nice lot.  l *" -<��������� .  COOL    J- V        (. ���������*" 1  J-yVc have a range of Underwear  ' "- that will suit you sure.. *   '  '. -' ,Men's-Fine Balbriggan,   natural  colors, well made, all sizes, .per.  - garment 75c.  ���������   'Men's" natural   wool,    Summer  /weight, lock seams,  nice  goods.--  Per garment���������$1.00  American selected Cotton Underwear, Spring needle knit. This  is a good one���������^-Per Garment���������  $iloo.     "*    __     ,^  Low Prices  ���������t'  G B. HUME & CO.  .  Department Store  are "not"more 'people'in~the city who  take'advantage of a few days liolidays  in this "'beauty"spot wheie~the air is  perfect, the water the purest in the  world, and eveiything tending,..to  make a visit one of real enjoyment  and unbounded pleasure.,  "In the* caves ' pioper we went  through as far as it was deemed advisable to go at present, and we were  highly delighted1" with_ its' appearance.  Tlie walls are of'pure maible,"that  man .could uot in centuries carve to  make so beautiful. ' Right here I want  to tell you that, in studying the formation I feel that tbe caves have only  begun to - be discovered; I flimly believe that miles of underground chan  nels nnd caverns -.will,yet������be found.  The marble or crystallite lime-belt  runs through the mountains" from  south \vest_to nbrth_eMt,_andjthe_dip.  will take you under tho chainof.moun-  tains to tlte north eastwatd of Cougar  Valley. I will revisit the caves again  and hope to spend longer time when I  can 'possibly assist in .its further exploration. I have boen in a number  of caves in dilferent parts of the country during my trips annually i for,the  past 44 yeais, but I never saw.anything so beautiful, and they do appeal  to me, so grandly beautiful that I have  allowed myself to 'become very enthusiastic. By all means udvise'the  ladies and gentlemen if they'desire a  week's holiday to go to the caves.  "Mr.1 Deutschman did everything,he  could to-make"us" comfottable. He  has a splendid camp 'with two large  tents, and from 25 to SO people could  be accommodated now, with the'ad-  dition of a few pairs of blankets. The  trip down from the caves was made  in one ' and a half hours, in comfort,  and the ladies stood the trip in good  shape,  j-THE BIFLE.  Shooting^ for*%a silver and bronze  medal in each of the three classes will  commence next Saturday among the  members of Not 5l Company, B.M.H.,  best three df 'flve^ scores to count,  shooting to finish, third Saturday in  October. The members are classed as  follows:   1��������� **��������� "-Jr*   "  First Class^Lieut. H. A. .Brown,  Lieut. R. SmitlvPnvates F.B. Fisher,"  B. Groover and,E.'Hanson.  Second Class-J-Lieut. Dr. Morrison,  Sergt. J. Donald, Corp. J. Holland,  Cot p. H. Shardlow, PMvates T. Nelson, A*. .OoomWs, R. Venables,' T.  Hall, F. Leeming, B.W.B. Paget.   -  Thiid-  Class���������All    other    efficient  members of the"Coin'pany." * ������-  JHedals presented by 1st class, Lieut.  Dr. Morrisonr2iichclass, Lieut. H. A.  BrownS 3id class, Lieut. R.1 Smith..: "-  The following scoies were ma'de on  Saturday,: ^���������������>* ^ "^ \  Lieut. Biown.T84" Lieut. Smith.. 84  Private Hall f.O 74 Pte. Bourne. ."48  . Drill will" Be -held every Thursday  evening,  commencing, to-night.   The  inspection'Ukes'place in October/-.  , '���������-   *' '  \. .   J. " "Zi BASEBALL      ri  ���������,  -r-- .  ,     I ]       *. .^-^ . 1 r \l  Fernie wq^the^glurball^tpurna-ment  at^C.ilgary-last .weelc>by defeating^the  Calgary Jball twiileis in'-the final, after  a close and excitmg^game.by 0 to 8.' ���������  "' -   "   - (-     1   "  . 1-        ^.   <,   LACROSSE.    _r     '  . New-Westmiuster defeated" Seattle  on Saturday by a score ���������of 13 to 3.  - The Regina lacrosse^'team- are on  their,way west to'the poast. 'They  play yt_ Nelson to-morrow.' JSome  arrangement might be made to induce  them to stay Ovei at Revelstoke for a  game with the local stick handleis."  e-r 11' 'x.    <���������  YACHTING'     .1,   1  t ..*     - .       ' k,    '  ^.^  The' Canadian boat*Temeraite.has  won two *��������� out of tlireej-aces for'.the  Canada .Cup, against f.the American  defender Iioquois.^yThe -series consists of five laces and*?.there is every  prospect of the Canadian boat bring-  ing^the cup back to. Canada. '.  CUitLING  *��������� The Scottish curlers'-who visited  Canada several years afco have invited'  the Winnipeg cuilers^to'se'nd a -team  to the ��������� international- curliiig > bonspiel  at^Kandeisteg,_ Switzerland^^^wbich  takes place in February,next. .    ���������*  i-ootball. < ^    '    *  There is a ptospectVof the Ideal  kickers playing tin exhibition game at  Nfelson du'iing the Fair' there next  month.   ' Lv  1S"   '    ������'-    l  r. A picked Bnghsh"teain of-Association football players will tour Canada  and'the JUnited States^this fall. Sir  Edward Cochrane,,.a keen supporter  of the game in England! has donated a  silver cup valued at" $500'for-the  winners of a game bettveen ~the visit-?  ing team and a picked Canadian 11.  1      ' TRAP  SHOOTING. , '  ", The following scores were made at  t'le traps 20 birds, unkown angles :  A.J. McDonell...':".    16  ,     W. A. Sturdy .,'. 14   ,  J. G. Bather .;. ' ." 14  '1   *" Dr. Monison . ..'A.......,    12  A. McRae '.V.......   12  Shence's Bridge, Aug. 14.���������An  Indian village which nestled at the  foot of a mountain on the bunk of the  Thompson River a mile below Spences  Biidge was overwhelmed Monday  afternoon, Fifteen Indians lost their  lives in the catastiophe, one of the  most remarkable in the history of the  West".  The side of the mountain on the  opposite side of the liver fiom Sp������nces  Bridge, slipped into the liver. It came  down with a roar that could be heaid  a mile away. A tidal wave of immense proportions wus the result.  This foam-crested wave, which  swept- up the river more thiut two  miles, overwhelmed. the little "ndian  village. Not a house remains to-day.  Even the ferry, which the Indians  used to cross the 1 iver," was carried  upstream by the flood.  The water rose between seventy and  eighty feet. It came up almost a foot  a minute after the flist wave. At one  time it was five feet over the railway  tracks at tbe opposite side of the river  from the point where slide occurred.  One hundred Indians had just  quitted their church'^ building yester-  day,aftei noon when the flood came.  If it had occurred ten minutes earlier,  all v would undoubtedly have been  killed or^ drowned. "   ���������,  Of the'fifteen   who   are  dead,-six  bodies bave been recovered, 'and five  others are likely_to-be pulled out of  the  wreckage   this afternoon. " The  bodies.of four will probably,nevetf be  recovered, for they are of thiee men  and a'woman who were out fishing in  a boat, and'wh'o were caught with'the  first crash of the flood.^,   'Jl' '.   A  ^Of-^the.1 thirteen ,,injured,   four-are,  children.. It is" expected ?thatv all'j thej  injured will recover.     i, 1(t ��������� ������������������ *, * *.   '  ,, The woi'k, of rescue was commenced  immediately by the'people of Spences'  Bridge, wKq were on the scene" within  half an honr.    Drs.   Wade,  Chipper-  field,   Sainson. and   Verreiteburghen  came   down  from  Kamloops    by  a  special train at 11 'o'clock last night,  and the wounded are being well cared  for.       ,    -  There was'no damage.,to C.P.R. ,  By a fortunate circumstance, Dr. R.  H. Ker, surgeon to Los.  Sc Ma'cDon-  ell, -the   Nicola    Railway  ubuilders,  happened'tobe'on hand  yesterday.  Befoie the doctors arrived from Kamloops he had attended to the majority  of the injured,  setting fractures, .etc.  ' The   eastbound  C.P.R.    train " was  passing  on the opposite side of the  river.at 3:20 o'clock, just as the.slide  came i down.,   The passengers  witnessed the sight bf their lives..  , Eveiything the,Indians owned has  been lost.   The  place   is - a  scene of  utter desolation. 1      <   , < \ '������������������  Monday's Fire  Firo  broke out  at  S.   McMahon's  blacksmith shop and cariiage works,  First street,   on   Monday  afternoon.  The   fire   was  flrst   discovered    jut������t  underneath the  floor  of  the  becotid  storey and must   have   been   burning  inside the wall for some   timo   befoie  breaking out.    It is supposed to have  oiigiuated from   sparks   igniting   the  paper between   the   outer  and  inner  walls on the west side of the building.  An alarm was speedily turned in,  but  eveiything was so diy and inflammable  that by the time No. 2 brigade reached  the scene, the whole upper storey was  on fire.   Notwithstanding  this  however, the brigade did excellent woik  in suppressing the H.uiips.   The upper  storey was practically all buined and  considerable stock whkli was on hand  also'destroyed.     The   total  loss   will  amount to about $2300. There is $2000  insurance  on   the building and $2000  on the stock,  distributed   as   follows:  $1000 each in the Manitoba,  Queen's,  Royal and   New  York   Underwriters  insurance companies, represented locally    by    the    Revelstoke    Insurance  AgPncy.     Mr.   F.   B. Lewis has been  appointed by the above companies as  adjuster of the claims.  LOCATING BIG  TIMBER AREAS  Grand Trunk Pacific Report  Creates Excitement in Big  Bend���������District Overrun with  Timber Cruisers.  Opera  House To-night .  ^ That stei ling attraction "Fabio Ro-  mani" will be seen at the Opeia House  to night and should be welcomed by a  crowded house, having had a successful lecord of five yeats profitable  business. The play is, adapted from  Maiie Correlli's1 famous no.\el "The  ,Vendetta" and is the/Story of the du  plicity of a wifey-who^*has heen the  cauSe of her husband being buried  alive, but ��������� the husband revives in the  tomb and lives'to wreak vengeance on  the false^wife and her lover. The company carry"scenery for the entire production and are. elegantly costumed.  The^scene, representing the eruption  offrMt. yesuyius is��������� said to.be onevof  .the most realistic, stage effects ever  ipresented.-- ft A company has been se-���������  IfectetTfdr"th"elr "fitness for'the charaV"  ters -ossigned*"th*em *-and*'consists' in  part of, such , sterling artists as J. J.  ^Elwyn, Franklin. Georg'c, J. .P.^Win-  ter,, Miss Aim Egglcston and Miss  Gertrude Claire. '  *,     ''   "i   Mr.'Harold Nelson's Plans.  jr  American Visitors.  On Monday evening, Senator Hen-  dee, of Indiana, and Mrs. Hendee; Mr.  nnd Mis. Tait, of Andersen, Ind., and  Mr. Loomis! of Chicago, arrived in the  city, for the purpose of' visiting the  district while en route to the Portland  Fair. The gentlemen of the party are  interested in thc placer mines of  Ft eneh creek and will leave for the  Big Bend on Friday's boat, accompanied by Mr. E. A. Bradley. Mr.  and Mrs. Hendee and Mr. Loomis  went down to Camborne on Tuesday  morning and will return to the city  tonight, and leave at once for their  trip north. ,    v  Woodmen At', Home  ,  The local Camp - of the Canadian  Woodmen of the "World gave another  of their popular " At-Homes " last  Friday evening in Selkirk hall. A  short programme was rendered, consisting of the following : Piano solo,  Mr. Veith, banjo solo, Mr. Orchaid,  song, Mr. Humphries, whistling solo,  Mr. Henry, German character sketch,  Mr. Chambers, followed by two quartette songs given by Mr. J. Melrose's  O. W.O.W. Blackbirds in full Alabama  costume, A most enjoyable dance  followed, refreshments being served  at midnight. Dancing was again resumed up till about 2 o'clock by a  happy looking company of terpis-  chorean artists.  ft    . Presentation <  :       -.i.i-     \  A pleasant surprise party took place  at the resideiice of Mr. Ed. Corning,  Fifth street, in honor of his marriage.  His Eagle friends,' to the number of  about thirty, took advantage of the  occasion to present him wit h au illuminated address, got up in a -most  artistic manner by Mr. E. A. Orchaid,  accompanied with a 5 o'clock tea, set  and a silver serving set, consisting of  34 pieces. JThe,party ware introduced  by Mr. P. Levesque, after which Mr.  H. A. Brown read the address and on  behalf of the entire company ^congratulated Mr. and Mrs. Corning. Mr.  Corning on behalf of himself and Mrs.  Corning, responded in a few well  chosen remarks thanking his' friends  for their handsome present and good  wishes.  ������ Rehearsals were started in Toronto,  August 7th by Mr. Harold Nelson and  his company in preparation for the  coming season. Manager Walker has  furnished the popular Canadian actor  with four new plays,' all late metropolitan successes and heavy royalty-  pieces, and which are said to be well  suited to Mr. Nelson. Each play will  be' mounted and costumed on a grander scale than ever,"1 a piominent New  York firm having just completed the  elaborate scenery. A larger and more  capable company will be required by  the greater productions and this has  ^een secured with that popular young  actor, Mr. Clifford Lane Bruce again  engaged as   leading   member  of  the  Seattle, Aug. 14.���������Believing that  the Grand Trunk Pacific railroad will  build a branch through House Pass ia  the Rockies to the north of Beaver-  mouth, timber speculators have planned a raid on the vast bodies of timber  situated on Canoe cieek and the north  fork of the Columbia, in the neighborhood of the l^ig Bend.districU    ,  George Nelson,   who ai rived in Seattle yestei day from a, cruise through  that section, states that the country*  has been overrun with timber cruisers"  for the past few weeks and tbat many  locations have been   made during the  present   summer  on   the supposition  ���������that the line of the Giand Trunk Pacific w ill tap this rich timber belt. Mr.  Nelson estimates that fully 150 square_  miles of 'timber lands will be located  on or before the end of this month.  The' raid was started with the early  spring, and a large proportion of the  best timber has already been located,  but new cruiseis are continually  appearing in the district and by fall it  is expected that., nearly all of the  timber will hav;e- been filed on by  ti mber speculators." ^  In this section lies~bne bf the largest  bodies of timber in tbe v, est^. Owing  to its location the timber is practically  valueless at .this time, and* the face  that'  clo:  locations,1 is taken by them'"as an  indication "that actual"'c6ns*truction  work on' the rditd is to be "commenced  this year. When the road is built the  line must run in close proximity to,  the immense'timber belt.     ,. *   ���������  ������������������&  ,A    "Si  -fit  *' .-  '���������.ft  , >?  IY*"'  1  "p lftcorH^^etai'i^giR"ev6"iiie"%;  - Julj^ was a.record month in1 British  Co'uiitbiafor timber,business:��������� More  i-i, ,-,  J?*  '. ' \.t t  licenses were issued during that month  and the revenue"'was gt eater than for  any month "in the "history of "tlie  prosince.    ��������� ���������-.  - Jj      - ,  ,Dui ing July two hundred and thirty-  six licenses were issued. The revenue  was over $60,000, about $29,000."being  for licenses and $31,009 for royalties^  ������uppbrt7~The company willopeirtlieiF  regular season at the Winnipeg  Theatre on September 4th, after which  they will travel west, to' the Pacific  coast. '    *-  Fatal Railway Accident  Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 14.���������A fast  eastbound passenger train on the  Nickelplate road collided with a west  bound freight train early today at  Kishman, Ohio, near Vermillion, resulting in the death of twelve persons,  while at least twenty-five others were  injured, eight of w horn will probably  die. The wreck, according to the  officials of the company, was caused  hy a misunderstanding of orders, rr  neglect to obey them on the part ot  the crew of the freight train.  Your credit is good for Furnitut*  and House Furnishings. If you pay  the cash ask for the 10 per cent, discount. John E. Wood, the Big  Furniture Store.  Knights of Pythias  'A special will be held on Wednesday evening, Aug. 23rd, in Castle  Hall over post office at 8 p.m., to  transact special business, balloting  and initiation. A full attendance is  requested.  . S. McDoxald, 0. C.  Fear Removal^of Duty  Seattle, Aug. 16,���������The Reciprocity  Convention, which opened, in Chicago  today," will consider, the'taking off of ',  tbe duty on lumber shipped'into the  United States from Canada, and strong  protests from Washington State Will  be wired to Chicago against any such  action on the part of delegates to the  convention. Itis felt.by the luiubei-  men throughout 'the State of Washington that the lumbering interests of  the state would suffer severely if Canadian lumber is admitted free to the  United States. No pains or expense  will be spared-by tlie^'lumbermen of ���������  Washington to defeat the proposed  removal of the duty.   - ,  It is feared here that the fight wi 1  be  an   uphill one, for the reason that ���������  the finishing mills and dealers of tbo  Eastern  States  are almost a unit in  favoring the removal of the duty.  Japan' Buys Canadian' Cattle  Montreal, Aug. 16.���������The flrst ship-'  ment of Canadian cattle for Japan  will leave by the steamer Athenian,  leaving Vancouver on September 18.  The animals number foity, and were  purchased by the Japanese" government to be used for breeding purposes.  awwmmwwymwfwwmtmwTTT'wmywig  Bourne Bros, i  Revelstoke,  B. C.  DEALERS IN.  Choice1 Groceries, Flour, Feed, Crockery  Hardware and Stoves, Garden Seeds,  Hoes, Rakes, Spades, Shovels, Forks,  Watering Oans, Rubber Hose, Sprinklers, Etc., Etc  ^   AGENTS  FOR MCCLARY'S STOVES  Mackenzie  Avenue  I BOURNE BROS. a.-rtwV������*������isiri> 2Vt.-?4&'*v**r hp^  ���������1  Finis!    The mrji working away for  dear lifo in tlm fading twilight that  Juno evening wrote the magic word,  laid down his pen, arid looked about  him for thc first time in two solid  hours. At last his wonderful symphony was written. Yes; not another  note would lie add, not a single bar  revise; it should go before the judges  in that big contest lie was striving  might, and main to win just os it  toil, the best that .was in him, the  fair flower of his achievement that  was surely destined to bring fame  and fortune, maybe something still  more precious, in its train.  His chance; the golden opportunity f  of a lifetime; "Two hundred guineas  and a gold medal for the best symphony by a llritish composer." All  unexpectedly it had fallen out, bringing with it a golden vista to hi.s  glowing thoughts. Once let him win  that, and everything was simplified.  There was no pinnacle of fame, no  point of soaring ambition so high  that to it he might not aspire. Old  Farley Ainswoi������h, most generous of  benefactors, woulcl laugh now at the  bare idea of calling him son-in-law;  such a possibility as thc lad hc had  befriended daring to fall in love  with hi.s own daughter .had never entered tho head of the proud, music-  loving old squire, or he would have  taken speedy means to nip the romance in the bud.   Hut afterwards���������  It seemed to Stephen Otwny that  all tho face of Nature would bo  changed at that one stroke. Rising  from the table at which he had been  working, he went to the piano and  began to play. A Chopin nocturne,  dreamy and elusive, first; then the  joyous rondo of the Waldstein sonata, filling thc little room with the  music of a hundred rippling, sun-  kissed brooks; and from that ho  drifted softly, all unconscious, into  the other���������his own. His fingers  scarcely seemed to touch the ivory  keys, brushed them with the airy  lightness of a butterfly; yet tho man  who had softly opened the door and  stepped inside halted involuntarily  at sound of that strange, sweet  melody.  "Steve, you miraclo, what's that?"  the tense, hushed whisper thrilled  across. "Not���������not tho symphony?  You don't mean it! Why, man, it's  wonderful; no one else can over hope  to  win!"  "You think so?" Hc had broken  off abruptly; swung round with lips  just- parted, and thc blue-grey eyes  staring past in that seeming effort  to focus some dim, nebulous object-  in the darkness of the passage. "1  do not know what te think. Sometimes I am  full     of    confidence;     at  others    Anyhow,   it's   finished;     1  am grateful for that alone. Not  .another stroke will I write; I am  fagged out���������want a rest. I have oven  thought  of  going  down  home  for  a  day or two,to "  "Yes; ������ot a bad idea, old chap; it  would do you good without a  doubt." That hesitating pause. "I  ���������I only wish mine had half such a  shnnce! I say, Stove, talking of  home������������������"  "Yes?"' Stephen Otway lookod  across inquiringly; the change of tpnc  was not to bc mistaken.  "I���������I���������oh, look here,"how am I lo  say it? Tho fact is, I've bcon a fool  nnd got into a mess again. Will  y-ou lend mo some money till my  next cheque comes? I must have fifty  pounds by to-morrow or elsc it's  ruin, and I daren't go to thc dear  old governor again. It would break  his heart."  "Fifty pounds?"  "Yc-es. 1 know I've hnd a run of  bad luck lately, but I'd no idea it  was   so   much   until   to-day. I've  scraped up seven from somewhere.  Steve, you're my only hope. See me  through this onco, and I promise  never to touch a card again as long  as I live���������yes, honor bright.  Fifty    pounds!      Stephen   Otway's  thought you really meant them I,  too, should be angry. Come and see  me again to-morrow; we will talk it  over when you are more composed."  '-'No!" He' had drawn himself  apart; stood there, handsome -. and  defiant, with a hectic little spot on  cither cheek. "No, we will not! It's  now or never, Otway���������I mean it!  Chooso quickly���������yes or no!"- The  other's half-impatient shrug incensed  him beyond measure; he waited for  no more. "Very well! That ends  it; remember, it's your own doing.  Good-night���������and good-bye!'���������'-  Yes; that was it. "Good-night���������  and good-bye!" Full five minutes after ho had dung out of thc room the  older man stood thero in tho gathering darkness trying to realize, to  mako himself believe that ho- had  really gono. Clivc could surely never  mean it���������never! He would be back  in tho morning, nay, to-night, with  that winning smile on his face, pouring out apologies for thoso hasty  words. Not possiblo for a moment  that ho really meant them!  Laughing awkwardly he turned  away to light the gas and draw  down tho blind, and then wont back  to those carefully-written sheets of  manuscript. Just one more look to  make sure that ho had copied -them  correctly; then ho would wrap them  up and put them away 6afely till  morning, till he could carry them  with his own hands to the big col-  logo where their fate was to be decided. Too precious to be trusted  to tho post!  In tho morning he would not own  to feeling, disappointed that there  was no letter; Clive was comin  round shortly, that wa.s all. But the  hours passed, with no Clivr, no communication of any kind, and ho grew  fidgety; told himsolf that he had been  harsh and ungenerous. In the afternoon, anxious to purchase reconciliation at nny price, he went to tho  bank, withdrew his little stock of  money���������earned by playing solos at  occasional concerts or City dinners���������  and sent live iifi notes, with a few  hastily scribbled words, to Olive's  address. lly night they wore back at  his own, with no word at all; and  for just tho moment he was staring  at them with eyes that seemed transfixed, his lips quivering like a woman's. Only the moment; then hc  had snatched up hnt and gloves, and  was rushing round to Olive's lodging  at top speed. The grim misunderstanding must bo ended once for all.  "Mr. Ainsworth?" ho panted, ns  thc  door .opened  to  hi.s  knock.   "Is  ho nt " No  morc; thero was    not  time. "Cone out!" tho vinegary woman of the house.had snapped, the  sweeping sounds of the violin that  came from the room above giving hcr  words the lie even as sho spoke; and  it was straightway closed in his face.  Cruel���������yes! Trudging back home in  that queer ngony of anger and despair, it seemed to him that never  again could thc old close intimacy  revive; that one i-ebulT had severed  it for aye. Small wonder that afterwards thero was only silence, and a  broach that .widened with thc days.  A* time of strenuous work and  harder waiting. None but thc man  himself could ovor know the bitterness of those dragging weeks, the  hopes of one day that wero fears tho  next, the ceaseless, well-nigh automatic swing of the pendulum 'twixt  happy confidence and black despair.  "I'll win! I must win!" he said,  hoarsely, to himself at times; and  next moment would bc tortured with  thc thought that tens of others must  be saying just tho samo.  When the fateful day had dawned  at last his restlessness knew no restraint. Tlie hours literally crawled  towards night.  A quarter to <cight! Heedless of  thc steady drip-drip of the rain, he  had hurried through the glistening  streets, paid his shilling, and was  mingling, an unknown unit, with tho  crowd that thronged the big concert-  hall. To-night would cither make ori  mar hiin, which a few more minutes  would  decide.  At eight o'clock a" rolling thunder  of applause. Tho bushy-haired conductor had mounted to his desk; a  sharp rat-tat, his stick poised for an  instant in tho air, and the concert  had begun.  it all out���������that bitter, blinding sense  of treachery dimming all else in his  brain. What did it mean���������what  could it mean���������save one thing?  Stolen! .  Threo solid hours he tramped the  streets, beating out that grim tragedy of a lifetime. Incredible, unthinkable, that the man who had  been his friend could have carried  paltry rage so far!  And then  Ho had reached     his  lodgings, gono up tho creaky stairs  with tho heavy, shuffling tread of one  foot-weary and  despondent,     thrown  opon tho door of his room, and   "Clive!"  Tliat moment would surely livo for  over in his memory. There they  stood a full minute, facing one another,  neither seeking  to  break    tho  straining  silenco.   Then   "Stephen,   you     wero there!      You  heard "  "Yes; I heard!" A world of bitter  accusation in thc tone. His lips had  framed invective hot and angry; but  ho beat the impulse back and waited  to hear moso.  "I was mad���������out of my senses! It  was that night you refused to lend  me tho money. You had showed me  the sheets and told mo they wero finished, and I saw tho chance to���������to  be revenged. I came back here aftor  you had gono out. , They wore in  that drawer, made up into a parcel  and addressed; and I took them out,  put blank ones in their places "���������  "You stole thom?"  "Yes. I can never ask you to forgive mo, never forgive myself. Ever  since then I have lived in torture,  hoping night and day that somo  other might be successful; but you  see! Now my cup of bitterness is  full;    I     am      punished  tenfold.   My  father  Here,  look!    I���������I can't say  it!"  A  telegram had  fluttered from his  hnnd.   Otway picked  it up  mechani-  coUy, lit the gas, and read:  "leather  dangerously     ill;   como     at  once.���������Sybil."  Next   moment    he had  faced  back  sharply.  "Well?"  "I can't go, Stephen! I���������T daren't  now!" It was almost a scream.  "The dear old governor had set his  heart on my winning this thing; and  I couldn't���������couldn't tell ltim���������" Tho  voice broke o(T into a convulsive sob;  the man was shaking-'like an aspen.  Otway lookod at him pityingly; then  crossed the room and began to finger  a railway timc-tablo.  "Twelve-fifteen from Fusion!" Ho  pulled oul his watch; stood in  thought a moment. "I'll go!" ho  Raid, curtly. '.'You can stay hero if  you like!"  "You will? Heaven bless you for  that Stephen!" said the other, fervently. "You're a good fellow; it's  ton times more thnn I deserve. Send  mo word how���������how things.nro going,  won't  you?"  Five minutes later, as Stephen Otwny hailed a hansom and told tho  man to drive full speed to Eiistnn,  he caught himself wondering for the  second time that night if thc wholo  of it wn.s not a .dream���������some subtle,  slinging spell that all at once would  break and leave him staring stupidly  at the vivid sense of actuality.  No dream, however, that midnight  journey into Warwickshire; no dream  the white-faced girl who crept softly  -down the stairs in that early dawn  to greet him. the starled question  staring from her eyes before ever  she spoke  a word.  "Stephen! But where is Clivc? Hc  will be too late!" His mumbled  falsehood, nnd then: "Yes; very ill  indeed! 'A sudden heart attack; the  doctor has been with him half tho  night. You will not mind if I go  back?"  Later she came to him again. Ho  found  himself     obediently    up  A&OUt the  ....House  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  PIGEONS.  Pigeon Pio���������Draw, cleanse, and  truss four pigeons neatly. Blanch  and mince the livers with ono ounco  of beef marrow, four peeled mushrooms, one-half pound of veal, some  picked sweet herbs, nnd ono tablespoonful of fino broad crumbs. Season it all with popper, salt, and  grated nutmeg, and mix well. Tut a  tablespoonful of this mixture into  each bird, and Iny tho latter into a  dish previously lined with a little of  the forcemeat, arranging little rolls  of thinly cut bacon and slices of  hard boiled egg between the layers  and dotting the surface with tiny  morsels of butter. Cover down the  pio with nico pnsto, making a hole  in tho center, and decorating this  with ornamental leaves of the pastry. Bako in a moderate oven. Beforo serving pour a gill of clear, rich  gravy into the pie through the  opening.  Scalloped Pigeons.���������Remove the fillets from tho breasts of four pigeons,  halving each, and thus making eight  pieces. Put these fillets, into a pan  with two mushrooms, one ounco of  butter, one bny leaf, the juico of  half a lemon, and a tablespoonful of  port wino, and let it simmer till  cooked." Meanwhile halve four sheep's  kidneys,, season with pepper,, and dip  each into liquefied butter. When the  pigeon fillets are cooked lay a half  fillet into a woll buttered scallop  shell, previously dusted with Gpiced  bread crumbs, lay a halved kidney  on ea'ch, then cover this again with  three trimmed mushrooms, also dip-  pod in butter, and 'strew liberally  with the spiced broad crumbs. Place  the shells in a hot oven, and os soon  as tho mushrooms aro cooked thc  dish is ready. Serve tho shells on  a napkin, garnished with sliced icmon  and parsley.  Pigeons in Cucumber.���������Halve a  largo cucumber lengthwise, peel thinly and hollow out each half. Now  slice tho meat from the breasts of  four pigeons, season with pepper and  salt, and stew them gently in rich  .stock with somo sliced truffles. Whon  par-cooked pack tho moat in > four  blocks in- one-half of tho cucumber,  laying a dressed lamb's kidney between each, and strew with sliced  truffle. Cover with the other half  cucumber, tying this into shapo with  tape in three or four places. Now  place the cucumber in a shallow pan  that will hold it without breaking,  pour the liquor in which the pigeons  wore par-cooked over it, and simmer  it gently till tho cucumber, is tender.  Now lift it out, drain, pour'.a well  beaten ogg^ovcr it, dust with fine  bread crumbs,, and set beforo the  fire till of a. nice golden brown color  basting it occasionally with butter in  the process. Dish on stewed artichokes, covered with thick brown  gravy, and a garnish of watercress.  Pigeons in Spanish Onions.���������Pluck,  cleanse,- and bono some young, small  and plump pigeons, remove the heads  and blanch the birds. Peel and  blanch as many largo onions as you  have birds,- removing tho centers and  pressing tho pigeons into the spaces  thus left. Now pack the birds side  by sido in a shallow stewpan, lined  with sliced bacon, tho hearts of the  onions, and the livers of the birds.  Put in one ounce of buttcr, and when  eggs, one tablespoon grated cheese,  half a tablespoon butter, half a teaspoon salt; bake a few minutes in  shallow pans. Some soak an hour or  two  before cooking.  Baked.���������One small cupful of rice,  ono quart of milk,' one" teaspoonful  of salt, ono tablespoonful of butter,  to be used in buttering the pudding  dish. Waish the rice in two waters  and put-into the dish; add'tho milk  and bako in a slow ovon two hours.  It must swell and be a firm mass.  If it browns too fast cover till nearly done; and serve hot; two large  spoonfuls of grated cheese aro sometimes  added.    Servo as a   vegetable.  Southern Manner.���������Prepare the  rico for cooking; allow one quart of  water to ono cupful of rice, salt a  little, and when boiling put in the  rico. Boil twenty minutes, drain  closely, set the kettle back ovcr tho  bed of coals, ond steam fifteen minutes with tho lid off. When dono  every kernel will be found perfect  and  tender.  JAPAN IN THE FAR EAST  WITH POSTAGE STAMPS  A FAD IW WHICH .WE AKE FAB.  BEHIND.  In  China  They Make Wall  Cover-^ffhe Haine of the Mikado Is Whis-  THE     KEyrVAX '��������� OF ���������  PRESTIGE.  ASIATIO  ings   Out    of Canceled  Stamps  this begins to hiss  over thc firo add  {j^ihalf a pint of veal  gravy.   Lot    this  stairs 'into'tho dXrkened'room where! !^oiI ^:_*^n._dra^.i.!1.,������s1,^ aIld^eo_p  old Farley Ainsworth lay,  vcry  still  _fa"ce_j^"e1^grave^as~Kd"iurn'e"d~^  This wns not tho first timo : that  Clive "Ainsworth had come to . borrow from him. Ho paused a : while  before replying.  "Look here, Clivc; I am a poor  man, a.s you know. I do not possess  fifty pounds in nil tho world; and if  I lend you whnt I hnvo it will be on  one condition only���������that you never  handle cards or dice'again. Whut  guarantee can you give mc '.'  "Guarantee!" Tho other flared up  hotly in a moment. "What the  dickens are you hinting nt, Otway?  Hnve I not just given you  my word?'  "Yes���������for the third time. . -Twice  beforo 1 have helped you out of a  similar difiiculty on similar terms.  I sco no use in going on like this���������  no finality."  "I see!" Tho sneer was obvious.  "You do not mind my father spending a hundred pounds on you, send-  ingsyou here to study and nil tho  rest of it, because he fancied he saw  a spark of talent somewhere in you;  Tjut when it conies to lending me a  paltry ten or twenty you hesitate!  I admire your generosity, your  pride! Or perhaps you have forgotten "  *'l have forgotten nothing." That  white, set face would have moved  another man to pity if not shame.  "Your father has been the kindest,  most generous of men to mc; and    I  gramme .-Stephen Otway heard as. in  a dream, then, all, at once, he stiffened, arid bent forward with every  nerve in his body stretched taut. A  tense, pregnant hush ns that white-  shirtud figure edged through the  swaying body of fiddlers to the front  of the platform. "Ladies and gentlemen,���������After very careful consideration, the judges in this interesting  contest have nwnrded tho palm to  the composition    submitted by     Mr.  Clive Ainsworth "  To ������no man in that vast audience  it seemed as if hi.s heart hnd censed  to beat just for thc second, ������������������ The rest  of the announcement never reached.,  him; that sea of faces swung about  him like floating wrniths within a  mist, and the roar of mighty breakers was surging in his-'enrs. -fust a  year since the hazel-eyed girl had  looked up at him .for that one instant of lime with the strnnge new  wondrous light in hcr oyes ami promised to wait. .'All over���������all! He wns  beaten, hi.s dreams for the.,future  shattered 'irretrievably,--anil���������irony of  fate���������it wns Clive Ainsworth  liad   beaten  him!  and very feeble.  "Stephen, boy, how are you?" Thc  words were harfl to catch; all but indistinct. "Clive is coming soon, they  toll mo!   1  want to see thc lad once  it simmering slowly for an hour  Dish the birds and keop them hot.  Meanwhile, minco the livers, add  them to a littlo" woll mado melted  butter, stirring into this slowly a  good    tablespoonful of thick    croam.  more, to tell him lam proud���������we arc Pour this round tJle birds- and serve,  all  proud.   Ho won  the medal, Stcpr  it,  hcji,  eh?  Couldn't help  but win  could he?"  .;' The    wrinkled    hand   was   quivering  feel>ly~in  his own.   Bending down to  '  1 isten,_ S tcphon-O twav���������felt���������a���������lump,���������":  RTCE  RECIPES.  Buttered.���������This is a nice made over  entree. * Boil   rice  in  the usual     way  ���������--   after draining well press while  riso in his  throat as  he  remembered j J**."}  int"������   a  bowl   or  mold.      Next"  USEFUL  HINTS.  If tho hands are rubbed on a stick  of celery after peeling onions the  smell   will  bo  entirely  removed.  Whon washing articles, thc flannels first, the calico and muslin garments next, lastly towels, dusters  and rougher articles.  A cloth wrung out of boiling water  and placed round a mould containing  jelly will do much to bring it; out  whole and  without slicking.  Those who tako cold easily after  washing their head should rub a littlo oau do cologne or othcr spirit  into the scalp after the hair is dried.  To keop a fruit or seod cake moist,  place it in an air-tight tin with a  good sound apple, renewing tho apple  if it becomes in the least decayed.  Those whoso skin is inclined to bo  yellow should never apply to it any  lotion that contains glycerine. Elder-  flower water, instead, will best suit  such complexions.  Hair brushes in daily use should bo  washed at least once a month. Put  a littlo ammonia into tho water, and  dip the brush���������bristles only���������into  this. Dry the brush in tho open air.  Cover grease spots on wood or  stono with flour, starch or powdered  chalk, which will absorb the grease  Cold water thrown on grease as soon  as it is spilled will harden it; thc  greater part may then bc scraped off.  Don't givo children medicine that  has boon ordered for a grown-up  person. This is always dangerous,  as what has only a very-mild effect  upon the system of an adult is sufficient to upset a child for weeks afterwards.  If a can is allowed to stand with  sour, milk or whey it becomes so infected that the usual washing has  but little effect, owing to tho thin  film of casein that-fornis on thctin  and affords a constant daily supply  of bacteria. - ���������  See that the. sides or wall of your  meat safes' arc. occasionally -scoured  with soap, or soap and slaked lime.  All places where provisions aro kept  should be so constructed _ that a  brisk current of cool air can be made  to pass through them at will.  If you have a covered pan in which  to roast meat, never open it to  baste tho meat. Keep covered from  first to last. Tho idea is that the  pan is full of steam, which penetrates the fibre of the meat. If desired to brown tho outside, leave  the cover off a short time in a quick  oven.  At the first sign of a corn or  bunion tho feet should bo bathed  every morning in cold or warm water to which a little alum or vinegar-has beon added. This is a soothing bath, also, for swollen feet, and  leaves a nice sensation of freshness.  Feet that aro inclined to corns or  bunions should be bathed at night  with lavender wator or very slightly  diluted  vinegar.  the debt of gratitude he.owned  oW     man    lying there.   He ' gla  nfeross   nt.   the  girl   standing  by  the!  CHINA WILL HAVE  A NAVY.  Will   Closely* Copy ".Japan's Naval  Armament. - - -  A despatch from Pekin says that a'  scheme hns been drawn up for the  creation of     a    now   Chinese     navy".  Prince Pulung,��������� who represented  China at - .tho St. Louis Exposition,  is  said  to   bo  thc  originatorfcof    it.  rn  it out carefully upon  a pie  ���������i,i     mnr.    i,.!.��������� <!,������������������    tVI"-' Xi o r.."~"i I plate and set  in a .quick oven.  When, -    .,    ���������  ojd     man    Iving there.   He    &���������**yit ^ ho(. a||  throu$    draw    to   |he  and  he has  boon  assisted  bf impor-  window,   and   mndo   a  sudden     grim I '!������0^ ol  th������    "vc"  and  b,ltt,er abnn:  ������������������ ,,.��������� I dnntly.      Shut   tho   ovon     door  and  ' he won it," hc said, quietly. !br"w'" lifi:h^v*    n"ltQrf n.ga'n  and sift  ' -      - frorn;a Lhlck coating of grated cheese (Par-  .        jf    y()U  favo j^  over    all.  "Yes, lie won it," hc said  Later,   walking  slowly  away  that house  with   the  closed  shutters,mesan'  nnd  the drawn  blinds,  it seemed    to  Leave  in lhc over for a few minutes  him thnVcHhcr thc. world had/grown ito ���������lt.-tbe  ehc������.  and  heap , Irregu-  different'or  he  vcry  old   an     weary, i ^  w,th  a meringue of  the whites  Nothing mattered now;   all   tho  days;0    L���������������  CKfi������  beaton  up with ff-junch  would be nlike-a miserable, haunting  of "^ ������"u-    ������rown.   '������ht y*  "*Tft  .:spatula under the mold and  transfer  ing  drudgery,      He    recollected    reaching  Euston nnd   walking, to. his lodgings;, carefully  to   n   hot  platter  but   nothing "  moro    that   was   elenr. '���������       , .,  His brain  rocked stupidly;   there wtK'aD<'.fi"5"1^ 'aav\l   ��������� ������������������  a dull,     head   ache,  nnd  a .sense    of-     Stored,   with   Peppers  heaviness     thnt  down���������down���������till  a final   blank.  And  the  Was  it real, or only a  trick of fancy, the plaything of hi.s  overwrought imagination? That opening phrase, thoso first few bars of  melody that had Moated softly across  the  waiting  hall I   Never   Clive  Ains-  {broken.    Drain in  a  colander niwl  set  *        ������       ������        ���������        ������ lin  an  open  oven  to  dry  off for    five  Ten   wholo   days   that  grim     snap' minutes.   Have ready  one  largo      or  of  feverish   unconsciousness   remained   two  smt,ij  ,;rc.cli sv.-oet  peppers,  seod-  and   lifo   and    dent It   were  playthings. R(I   cnrefullv   nnrl   chopped   line. ..Put  'twixt.  which, hc  hovered   like  a  fret-ja  heaping  ������ahhspoonful   of  butter  in  fill   child,   jmecrtnin   whieh   to  choose.   a fryinsr  pan,   when it hisses add   the  who j When   the'dnrk  cloud   lifted   ho  knew  I thnt  he  was l.v ing  in  bed;   there  wan  tanl members of the Govern ment and  high bflicials. Princo Ching, Yuan-  shikai, Vircroy of Pechili, and Ticn-  linng, all belonging" to-tho board for  tho organization of the now Chinese  army, aro co-opornting in working  outJthe details,;, and it is said that  tho funds necessary to carry out tho  .scheme havo been arranged for. "--A  special Ministry of Marino will be  croatod7**and its organization,._ and  the technical language to lie employed will bo borrowed from Jupan.  It wn.s also intended lo obtain tho  "services of a .Japanese navnl officer  of high .rank to act ns advisor.  Thc central  office of thc new navnl  administration   will   bc at    Tientsin,  with   subordinate  establishments     at  Shanghai,   Chofno,  Nanking,   in     the  Chusan  archipelago,  and   at Tnpcngi  or Mii'H Hay,  near Hong Kong.      The  existing stations of the (Irot at Tientsin   and     Nanking    will   li'e  fortified  ' and   '   ken  over    by  the  contrnl     nd-  mim-ed   pui>r";r.������.-   toss  and   stir     over' ministration,   nnrl   nnvnl   school;:  will  the     Pro'  until      smoking    hot    all ! be ontabllshed    nt  the   six     stations  It is     a  pretty, yCtr'a simple, side dish, good  Cook   an  bore   him  steadily ,cycn f"^"' ������.[ ricc '������������������������������ In two quarU  at  last  there  camo j"{ *sa,ltci1  ,l,,,l,nK   *??*    or   J^Lv  Intimites,      or      until   tender,  but  not  . The inmates of charitablo institutions all ovor Europe, and especially  in Switzerland, have for a long  timo been engaged in making  fancy things from stamps. An orphan asylum at Lo Loclo, Switzerland, for example, is partly maintained: by  old postage stamps.  This has resulted in tho impression  on tho part of many tourists that  1,000,000 stamps would entitle an  orphan to admission into tho asylum  but such is not tho caso. The asylum yearly receives thousands and  thousands of old stamps from persons all ovcr Switzerland who aro  interested in tho charity. The one  hundred or morc girls in tho institution arrange tho stamps in little  packets and soil them to collectors.  The income derived from this  sourco alone in several thousand dollars each year. To this sum is added  that from thc sale of thc articles of  fancy design which aro also turnod  out.  It is said that in many of the monasteries scattered all over Europe  the monks occupy a great deal of  their spare time in decorating" the  walls with scones entirely composed  of postage stamps. ^  The Chinese, as a matter of fact,  havo gone in for stamp decoration  moro than any other nation.in tho  world. They wero early attracted to  tho artistic possibilities of old  stamps. It is said that at first thoy  asked missionaries for old stamps,  and tho missionaries resolved to turn  this demand to account. They evolved a schema by which they could exchange  OLl^'STAMPS' FOR FOOD  to  bo supplied    to  various     Chineso  charitablo  institutions    which     they  maintained.  As the missionaries .were well aware  of tho enormous quantities ,,of canceled stamps which are yearly thrown  away here, they wrote homo telling  of thoir scheme, and the pastors hero  became interested in tho movement.  They set about tho task of collecting  old stamps from their parishioners  with such energy that immense quantities wore soon sont,to  China.  This movement has become 'so general that the peoplo in many parishes now collect and save all the old  stamps that pass through - their  hands, and when a sufficient quantity has boon accumulated thoy are at  once forwarded to China. Last year  it is-said- that moro than enough  stamps to fill a freight ,'car were collected and sent. But .oven this tremendous number did not'seem in any  way to glut tho stamp market, for  tho Chinamen took all. that .were offered for sale and asked for more.  Tho Chinamen use the stamps as a  substitute for wall paper, and it is  not unusual to sco tho inside of a,.  Chinaman's abodo covered with  stamps. In Canton a wealthy mandarin has threo rooms of his residence completely papered with different varieties from all over" the world  artistically arranged.  For tho borders thero wero accurate representations of dragons composed of tho French black ten cent  stamps. Thon crosses, squares and  triangles, made up of different color  cd varieties, supplied tho place of  the usual wall paper pattern. Somo  of theso designs indicated the expenditure of much patient effort and  skill.  It was indeed owing to this  torn of covering, walls with  stamps  that somo  of  THE RAREST ISSUES  in the world have boon preserved. In  one caso a missionary to Hawaii  had one of- tho rooms of his house  papered with tho issues of different  countries. A friend who was visiting  him discovered' , a number of  Hawaiian stamps. -of a certain variety which had' not previously bce"n  known to collectors, among thcm th'e  two cont stamp " of " 1851. Six of  theo stamps wore removed from the  _walls,_*aiid__they__nro^'snid^to_be_the  only specimens-,of .this . = particular  variety now extant.  Perhaps tho best' thing of this kind  that has been soon in Now York is a  largo reproduction of the llritish  coat of arms. This also has boen  made of stamps of all denominations  and countries. Whilo npthtng but  stamps has been used, yet thc reproduction is accurate in thu smallest'  detail, even tho lettering of tho  legend "Honi soit qui mal y ponso"  being porfect. Especial caro has boon  taken to. arrange 'the stamps in  colors that blend, and the effect when  ono "stands some distance" away' is  such ,that it is hard to bcliovo that  nothing but common postage stamps  hns  beon  used.  Every detail has beon carefully  worked out, and each will withstand  the closest scrutiny. Tho crown surmounting tho shield is especially well  reproduced. The jewels nro each cut  from a stamp of the proper color,  and thc whole effect is most brilliant.  cus-  old  percd With Mysterious'  Reverence.  It Is now moro than twenity-th'r**  hundred years since Herodotus expounded to the assembled Greeks hia  celebrated theory that the cardinal  fact in his*tory was tho interaction of  Asia and Europe, the pendulum ot  of ascendency swinging mow to th������  East und now to the West. From  tho fall of Troy to tho memorable  land and sea fight at Myka^o ho depicted unany a vicissitude, but of  course lie could not foresee that tho-  grandsons of tho men wA'o heard him  would witness th'e destruction" of tho-  Persinn Empire hy Alexander and  the penetration of India by the Macedonian phalanx. As little coultl the-  Western peoples, which in the nineteenth century dcspoilod and insulted  China nnd wrenched open tho gates-  of Japan, have expected that in  1 ho ��������� courso of a few decades a Far  Eastern nation would exhibit a degree of military and naval efficiency  unsurpassed," if equaled, in tho annals  of nianMnd.  Had our memories been moro tenacious, lions ,of us .would Jtave. taken -  for-granted, as most of us have,* that  Asia was beyond tho hope 'of resurrection, doomed to permatlent prostration under the European heel.  Such', undoubtedly, was th"o delusion.'  in which tho Eastern subjects of th'o  Roman Empire ' long abided, although such defeats as those of "  Crassus and Valerian ought to h'avo  excited deep jnisg-ivinus. Everybody  imagined that the Oriental wave had  spent itself when Hannibal was routed at Zama, and nobody could have-  anticipated that, from the second  half of lho seventh to near tho close  of the'" seventeenth- century, Europe  would bo haunted with th'o dread of  Asiatic  INVASION AND CONQUEST.  Yet more th'on a thousand years wero  to elapse from tho seizure of Roman  Syria  by  a  successor  of Mohamimcfl  to  Sobicski's  repulse  of  the     Turks  from beforo thc walls of Vienna.    Of  all Aryan countries Russia had least  reason to  arrogate an  innate superiority over tlio Turanian stock. Tho  Crand Dukes  of    Muscovy had  been  paying tribute for two centuries   to   q  the    Mongol    rulers    of  the  Golden.  Hordo    when    tho    Turks took Constantinople,   and  some  three and     a.  half centuries moro wero to "elapse before tho Russians regained control or  the -Crimea.    Even China in the seventeenth'century," when  the   Manchu  dynasty .was'young,  drove Muscovite-   -  pioneers and merchants out of^ Manchuria and forced them by treaty- to ���������  retire  behind' tho Amur-River.    Hi's,  tory,  therefore,  will but' repeat ; it-'  self when Russia' submits to similar  boundaries at tho-coinmand  of ..the   -  Japanese.  It is' incontestable,    if we consider-  the size and equipment of. tho armies-  despatched by Russia to the scene of  war in the*Far-East, that we   have-  witnessod the. most* stupendous elTort  ever yet made by Europe.in ite agelong     struggle  for   thc  mastery * of  Asia.     Compared with tho multitude-  of disciplined    soldiers massed under  Kouropatkin  or Liniovitcli,  the hop-'  lltcs   of    Alexander,    the   legions o!  Trajan,  th'o mail clad hosts of    "tho-  Crusaders,     seem    insignificant     and* _  impotent.     At  ono-time  or  another  during the last sixteen months Russia has launched across Lake Baikal   ;.  moro than half n. million  disciplined '  soldiers,     supplied  wilh  tho     ripest  products of military science���������only to-*  see them '  succumb to  thc smashing  blotis of Oyama liko tlie snows [ ot  Siberia beneath a summer's sun.    In  the camp,  the hospital  and tho battlefield    the    Japanese-h'avo excelled -.  th'eir     European  antagonists.  -'.Th'ey _  have exhibited tho virtues of ancient  medieval'and'modern soldiers'* combined,     showing    themselves at once ,  moro dauntless, more chivalrous and  moru_scientific_than=.-the-Russians-.- ^_  can never  by  any chance forgot  -his i worth's���������never anyone's but his own!  goodness.   I  would   do  anything     to  save him pain;  and if only I    could  think   that you "  "Oh, don't commence to preach!  I'vo heard the tale until I'm tired  of it. I know I'm no snint���������T never  was���������bul I've never let a friend go  the wall yet; and mnrk my words,  Stephen Otway, j'ou sliall lie sorry  some day that you refused to help  ilie! I'll make you regret it! You  may think I've had my eyes closed  lately, but you're mistaken. Ail that  Jove-making with Sybil���������oh, I know  'how  to  upset your little game!"  "There, that will do, Clivo! No  more, pUasc! You are saying things  that     later   you - will   regret.   If I  Thero was somo mistake, a ghastly  blunder  in  the name;  or elsc ;  Duzed, stunned, unable for "a moment to realize the bitter truth, he sat  there listening to tho smooth andante, the tripping allegretto, that  rushing rhythmical finale with tho  weird chromatic .scale-passages for  the violins���������his own, every note!  The priceless symphony on which lie  hud spent so many hours, built ho  many hopes!  Dead Sea fruit thnt storm of cheers  that broke from tho audience at its  close; gall and worm-wood those repeated cr|os of "Encore! Encore!"  Next thing*1 he knew he'wus outsido  in tho cool, fresh air, trying to think  a little tnbln holding medicines by (hruU'h. fill t.ho ricc into a dish j named under .Inpniiesu nnd foreign  hi.s r.ide. Tho dark-robed figure sont-nlK| p0ur the content/-, nf the trying' iimtructoi'H. Tho eventual tncticnl  cd uy the window heard hiin move; , pnn n|| OVer it, loosening t.ho inriss' f"u' nlrateglcal organi/ntinh of t.ho  turned round t.o look. Suddenly it; v. ith a fnrk to allow tl.o sauce to' ,lf-w Chinese navy will lie in a niirn-  Btriwk  him   that  Ilie  figuro  was  fam- p.jnptrntc  it | ber  of  divisions,  composing  two     or  Jloilnd ���������Put, a pint of rlf-e Into i "������"'<' Hquudrons, lo be determined on  nearly two quarts of cold milk nn i Idler. to tic known ns the active  hour befoio dinner, add two lea-  spoons salt, boil slowly, artd stir  often; cook on burk part of stove or  rnngo so as lo avoid burning nnd  tnko  it  up  into a.mold  or  iliar; v.-h.it could Sybil be doing,  here? He said her name, hnlf ex-|  peeling thai, (he vinion would dis-'  solve  nt  .sound   of   word. I  ".Stephen!    Oh,     how  glnd   f   am!'']  Sho camo  to     hirn  with   joy shining;  bravely   in   hor     fncn.    "There,   don't j  try. to   talk;   lie  still   nnd   get    quite. \n  strong and   well.    I.   know  every thing  ���������nil   thc miserable story.    Clive  has  told me what n. hero you have been."  Afterward? Nay, the story is too  true���������iiccdfi none but thc telling of  oiio'h own heart. Stephen Otway  and his wife are happy, and success  has como to hiin in plenty since  then, never tinged, it mny be. with  tho golden, glowing halo that would  hnvo crowned that first big task, but  still sweet to    both  of them.     The  'fleet,      nnd   in     addition to these     a  Klrong reserve squadron.  I    Thu plnns, so far ns matured, hnvo  Ibeen   adapted   from      thc  bowl  wet.iwho.se.    navnl   department  gave  cold   water a short,  time    before j portnnt nssistanco in the matter, and  serving.     Or,     after    cooking,   drain j'the ' Viceroys   of  the different    coast  carefully,   stir   in     two   well     beat en   nnd  river  provinces  are actively ^cooperating  with     the ; central ..Government in carrying through the scheme.  lit.Llo Sybil who has coino to bless  and link their lives more closely has  never seen thnt wondrous TJncIo.CIIvo  who sends her frequent',"gifts from  fni'Taway Soutli Africa; ..but inothor  nnd father ; often tell hor. that somo  day sho shall do so-���������when their ship  comes  in!���������London   Tit-Bitfl.  NO  REASON-FOR TWO TRIPS.  Patrick's wifo wns "niliug," ancl  Patrick put on bis, Sunday bost and  walked four miles to the doctor's  house to tell  him about hcr.  "Now," sniil the doctor, when ho  had heurd all Patrick had to say,  and hnd prepared f.omo medicine,  "here is somelbing tor your wife.  I've written thu directions on the  bottlo, aiul I want ber to try it  faithfully for a fortnight. Then, if  Japanese, ' it doesn't relieve hor, come to mo  im-| again, and I. will give you another  prescription."  "Now, docther, sco here,*' said  Patrick, standing straight and looking giimly at the physician. "If you  havo your doubts o' this curin' Mary  as it's ivident ypu havo by the way  you spake, why don't* you"give mo  first what you're, goin' to givo mo  last?:'     .-���������--/-- - ;  Hot tic���������r'.'Thnt   "-' horrid      old     Mr.'  Rycho:had  tho audacity to - propose  to"   nio   last night.'   Why, ��������� he's     oldr,        -        ,   ���������-.'������������������ ��������� _.-',  enough to" bp.-ftiy grniidfathor;'' Ella L'-.'-Thc. best.friend is not tho _pno who'  ���������VYcs; IsiipifSso ro,;- dear; but when I gives us "most cold ca.sh.bUt the one  is tho wpddiii^to take placo?" I who imparts most warm cheer.  - Here,-.,then,, at :tho outset" of.���������"the- ',  twentieth      century, ..Asiatics ..Have -.  proved 'themselves  capable   of   beating Europeans in  THE GAME OF WAR, -  alike upon thc land and on thc ocean.  Wo are witnessing a fresh confirmation of, the theory of-Herodotus that  ���������tho'earth's-surface is forever fated to  be' tlio theatre of racial interaction.  The voriginous rapidity' with which,  the Japanctio havo assimilated .'and ���������  applied tho economical, the mechanical, tho military;' the naval and iho  medical science, of- thc West, and the  amazing facility * with which they  have shamed their protended masters,  throw a lurid light upon the arrogance which hns flippantly assorted:  "Dottcr fiftv years of Europe than a.  cycle of Cathay!" A people like the-  Japaneso, which has learned moro in  thirty years than thc Russians have-  learned in threo hundred, may well  deem itself qualified to teach. Of  this, at all events, wo may bo certain, that about Japan's qualifications to play thc schoolmaster and  th'o paternal autocrat, there is not  a trace of doubt in Asia.  Nowhere upon the globe does success command homage so profound  and obedience so unquestioning as it .  docs amoncj the Asiatics. There is-  not a bazaar in India, not a felt tent  in Turkcslab, in which the name of  th'o Mikado is not whispered wilh  mysterious reverence. Al] differences  of creed are sunk under tho electrifying influence of rncial gratitude and  pride. Nations long oppressed, despised and despairing, ore awakening from torpor and heaving a sigh  of relief  Is it possiblo,  their eyes-  say to one another,, that tho day  of rcprisa."') upon Europe has come?"  May the;.' net, "at tho vcry least, look  forward to the fsdfll-mont of a.'hoptf  long dormant; ���������lh'ejh'qpe of Asia;for***.  the Asiatics? .  <v1  **W  it  'Religion h% orajaWon- results   ilk  repulsion. *?7>  /jpr  ���������������-.*fr-������������J������-������-������J>-������������J������-������.<$������������������J������'%*i>-''������*i������4  ' 0'        .  I  I.  "You're mad!" said Dr. Blackmail  roughly. ���������>  Hi.s distinguished patient stirred  among his rugs. Hc wns sitting up  in a big armchair near a roaring  Are, though it was a day of blading  sunshine, near tho end of May, wrapped in many coverings of eiderdown  and fur���������an old,  old man.  "I've nover missed the Derby for  sixty years," returned the patient,  in a thin but decided voice. "I'm  going to sco Erebus run, I tell you  ���������yes,.and beat the Frenchman, loo!  Only ono French horso hus ovor won  tho Derby, though they've tried moro  than onco "  His voico trailed away into unintelligible murmurs, and his chin  drooped oil his breast���������an old, old  man, with a yellow, parchment face,  and a bald, yellow pate, that shone  in tho firelight.  Harvey    Blackman   stood    looking  down an tho Earl of Whittlesca with  folded arms and a thoughtful frown.  '���������The doctor knew tho autocratic temper of his distinguished    patient. To  oppose his    will   might possibly    do  Nmore harm than to let the imperious  old nobleman have his way.   Y'et tho  doctor/c'ould not disguise from   himself  the   fact  that   the  carl's   condition wns grave���������ospccinlly in viow of  his great ago.   Twice or thrice in the  '^preceding    month    had he had cataleptic seizures, lying as ono dond for  'a period.    Brief as these crises were,  ,they were not a little alarming, and  Dlackman  had     refrained  from mentioning them   to    tho    family.       By  ysomo chance they had occurred   when  tho  earl was alone wilh his medical  attendant.  Soon a rosy nurse,  in crisp,    bluo  ,gown  and  dazzling  cap  and streamers,  appeared with a tray, and sim-  jUltnneously  a  gong  boomed through  the house.  -i "You'll stay to lunch, of course,  Blackmail," snid the earl feebly. "I  wish I could join you."  [ ^He shrugged his ancient shoulders,  and enct a.misliking eye at thc bowl  pf steaming beef-tea.  - "Remember," he called after thc  doctiiS "I'm going, to tho Derby,, in  spito of tho-lot of you!"  This defiance,seemed lo restore his  hood-humor, for he chuckled feebly  aw.hc plunged his spoon into tho  Jtowl, and, catching the nurse's eyo,  executed an elaborate wink.     *  Thero was "only one other person  ht lunch besides the doctor���������the Hon.  |i\rthur Hertsea, the earl's ' second  son. _ He was a heavy, low-browed  person, with a florid, mottled faco,  and. a sullen expression. Ho nodded  ���������Sulkily as the doctor took his seat  at the tabic.  'Guv'nor still want to travel down  to F.psom?"-ho asked, cocking -_a  'bloodshot eye in tho doctor's direction, nis big hands trembled slight-  ���������;y, and ho .merely played with the  food on his plate. It was easy to  Lsee that his evening's amusement had  ot been . such as would bear the  ''torning's reflection.  f "I would let him, if I wero you.  Jj'ght buck him up a bit���������the drive,  iind  all  that."  '."Ifo    would   probably  dio on     tho  ourse,   if     ho -   didn't on   the road  lown,"  replied Blackmail shortly.  'f Hertsea's ruddy face turned a cur-  *jus color.      ,       **  ���������/'Gad!" ho muttered. "So bad as  hat?"  Ho was obviously hard hit, and  [Mackiuan began to soften towards  im. -jAfter all, this reckless bruto  [light havo some natural feeling.  "Of courso you know that he has  ���������ttorod Erebus for the race?" con-  ''nued thc son. "I thought so. Woll,  '0 all expect the colt to pull it off,  nd everyone in the house has back-  d him to win a tidy bit. So, y.'see,  the guv'nor���������well,'if anything-scr-  Mis happens,-tho nomination will-be  iiid, and wo shall all be iti the cart  5*a nice tunc.'"      *" "'     '"'  'Dlackman roso hastily from .the  able, striving not to let his face be-  Iray the disgust he" felt.  ���������"Lord Whittlesca shall not go to  to Derby with my consent,-*" ho said  jldly, us ho left tho dining-room.  ���������As ho left tho houso ho oncountcr-  :1, almost "on thc doorstep, a tall,  light girl, in a pretty, groy walking-  ross. She waa on foot, but *ono iit-  inctively felt that sho ought to  avo bcou riding in a carriage. It  as Lady Portsdown, wifo of tho  ,dcst' son of Lord - Whittlesca. Hor  ������������������licato faco boro traces of anxiety,  ut it brightened ns shc saw tho  tysician. When Blackman told hor,  ii answer to an eager query, that tlie  iri was no worse sho smiled grate-  lly.  fj'It   would bo  terrible,"  sho    said,  r���������if anything were to- happen   be-  ;o, he   and  Portsdown  wore  rocon-  lod."  Blackman was an old friend of the  id's  daughter-in-law,   and  hc  know  1 tho circumstances of the estrangement between tho ho't-lomporcd   peer  ��������� d his son and heir.   It was   pretty  ntic,     penniless     Sylvia    Leicester  ho  was   thc cause    of tho quarrel,  irtsdown met her, and straightway  ���������sired hcr for his  wife.   His father,  'lh a perversity not infrequent     in  derly    gentlemen,  did  not  seo    tho  ing  in     thc  samo  light.   Rovilings  Id    thrculs      wero   met   by nit-jry,  [hilo-Iippod defiance, and a riuinway  arringo closed the first act ol    tho  agio    farce.       Hertsea   had  n'.ways  on  his fnther's  favorite son,     and  wa.s  with  a sort of grim  sn*.lsf:i'.*-  Dii  Hint the earl   altered  hi.%     will.  ���������prytMng   that was not strictly en-  led   was  left   to his  second     son;  1  that meant a considerable     fur-  no,      for   the ent'l    was u  wealthy  fir.  Everybody was sorry fur .oi-'s-  ,\vn nnd hi.s gentle wife. In-', Lord  lilllcsa held on his way in a  ibborn manner tisiinl in elderly  n who ni*-. also  peers of the realm  ed more fiercely than ever in honor  of hfs improved prospects. This was  tho position of affairs at tho approach of Derby Day, 19���������.  II.  In spite of Dr. Blackmail's words  to tho Hon. Arthur Hertsea, his patient did go to tho Derby, and did  not dio on the road. Like a waxoa  figuro tho old man sat in his carriage, swathed in rugs, his scanty,  white hair straggling from under tho  brim of an old-stylo tall hat, tho  only living thing about him being  his deep-set, twinkling eyes... His second son hovered about him, gnawing  tho ends of his moustache with  dreadful anxiety, and trembling every  timo the eurl drooped his eyelids.  "This is getting on my nerves," ho  confided to his friend Gaplain Brooking. "I daren't even go away to got  a drink."  Tho captain, a tall man, 'with  aquiline features, and a projecting  chin, his frock-coat gay with a. but-'  tonholo of geraniums and" maidenhair, shook his hoad sympathetically.  "I breathe easier for one when tho  'All right!' is callod out," he admitted. For both theso ghouls a  largo sum of money depended on tho  earl being so obliging ns not to "die  till after the race. Lord Portsdown  and his wifo had passed tho carriage  on tho top of a friend's drag, and  and bowed to the occupants, who cut  them point-blank.  Erebus was a hot favorite, and,  bar accidents, scented a certainty for  the Blue Ribbon that year. His  most dreaded opponent, a French  horso named Lo Chouan, was reported not to have stood the voyago  across tho Channel very well, nnd  tho chances of Lord Whittlesca's colt  wero proportionately rosier.  "Bar accidents!" muttered tho  Hon. Arthur, between his teeth, as  he bent over the motionless figuro in  the carriage. "All gay, dad?" ho  nsked, in a voice that was meant to  be  cheery.  "Very fit, thanks, Arthur, my  boy," said tho earl feebly. And his  dutiful son foil back Jrom tho vehicle's sido with a deep sigh of relief.  But even as the old man spoko his  head dropped on his breast. Around  him the vust Epsom crowd roared  and jostled. Tho numbers wero going up for the big race; ,in a few  minutes the Derby would be lost nnd  won.  "Brooking, como here���������quick! I  don't liko tho look at all!" cried tho  Lion. Arthur, his voice rattling in  his throat  Tho captain bent over the still  figure in the carriage, listened at tho  heart,  looked into tho staring eyes.  He lifted to his friend a face as  colorless  as  that of  the earl.  "It's all ovor," hc snid simply;  "we're beat."-  Across the motionless figure tho  two stared lividly at each pother.  "They're off!" came a hoarse roar  from tho" crowd. And as tho'.-long  line of glittering silk jackqts swept  forward amid a thunder of hoofs,  the race for the Derby began.  "We're not bent yet!"'hissed Hertsea savagely, the sweat shining on  his forehead.    "Help mc���������quick!"  They hoisted up the earl's body into as natural a posture as possible,  propped with rugs and cushions from  behind. Clambering into tho - carriage, .Hertsea stood up, with his  glasses at his eyes, one hand upon  his" father's'shoulder. Ho thus helped  to support the body in the desired  position. Brooking stood on . tho  step in an easy attitude.  "Erebus! Erebus! The favorite  wins!" yelled thc crowd. Tho judge's  verdict coincided with the popular  one, and, with a mighty cheer, thousands of hats flew sky-high. In view  of his great age and infirmities, it  was not expected that tho owner of  Erebus should load the, winner in, so  the crowd'cheered hiin from a distance.   -  .As for tho two scoundrels in tho  carriage, their one idea was to got  back to town with their inanimate  charge. After tho race, Sylvia had  passed on foot, attended by threo or  four men,-and'had glanced timidly  towards' tho " carriage. Tho expression of rage and terror.on her  brother-in-law's , faco had provoked  comment from" hcr escort.     ,   1 *."���������  ."Hertsea doesn't look particularly  -jdyful;"-saidjoiic-to^ahotherrr"Qiieer  chap, that." They woro walking behind'Sylvia, 'who did not hoar."'  "Nerves all wrong," responded the  other.  . Ijowling swiftly along thc pleasant  Surrey lanes, amid the cheerful noise  of a return from tho-Derby, Hertsea  and Brooking discussed thoir plans.  Thoy spoko,in a whisper, put of deference to tho.'Still.form on tho other  scat. The clamor of chaff and laughter around them was in ghastly contrast to their livid faces and low-  toned talk.  "By Georgo, I'vo Just thought!"  cried tho Hon. Arthur, with a slightly amused air, during, apanso in  that ghastly conversation. "Thut  beggar Portsdown is now tho Earl oi  Whittlesca!"  "Not yet!" A hand like an eagle's  talons gripped his shoulder. . Tho  carl's voice, fuoblo,-yet vibrant with  passion, sounded in his ear.  "Ghouls! Villains! You thought mo  dead,  did ye?" ���������  Motionless and speechless,   iho rpn-  spirators  stared  blankly    into  burning eyes 'of tho revived r.o--i.se.  "Did yo never hear of catalepsy,  my dear and dutiful- son?" continued  lho accusing voice. "I could nil see,  T could not feel; but I could hour. I  heard every word you pretty j-.tir of  blackguards said!    To-morrow 1  send  for I'ortsdown und hi.s wife "  A peal of senseless lau-thior intir-  rupted the old man's speech. Thc  lion. Arthur llortwn wa.s a .;inhering  maniac���������London   Answers.   f   A PROFESSOR'S PLIGHT  DOUBLES WHICH 3RING- MANY  TROUBLES.  Close Resemblances Lead to  Complications That Are Funny  and Serious.  .  It is an uncanny thing to have a  "double," to know that thero is  somo ono in tho world who is your  "other self," . The experience is still  moro weird when* that "double" is a  raving lunatic, and he escapes from  confinement. ��������� ������  One caso with a serious trend is  that of an eastern college professor,  who had, unknown to himself, a  "double" who was avtliingerous madman. It happened that tho professor  wont to spend his holidays in tho  county that contained tho asylum  whero the other was; and whilo ho  was there tho lunatic broke looso.  Ono day, whilo out collecting gaolo-  gical specimens, tho unfortunate educator was seized by warders who  had been scouring tho country and  hauled off lo tho madhouse. Thoro  though tho doctor expressed somo  doubts as to tho captive's identity,  he was detained until, happily, tho  real lunatic was brought in. At  onco released, the sane man, upset by  tho incident, was for a time quito  ill.  Recovering, hc paid tho warders  who guarded tho lunatic a weekly  sum to tako special care of thoir  charge. "But should ho again oludo  you, inform mo at once, and I will  remain shut up nt homo." When the  lunatic in timo died his rational, living "reflection" sent a handsome sum  to tho warders and to the asylum in  gratitude for  TIIE  RELIEF  HE  THEN  FELT.  Thero is a woman, now living  abroad, who left hor native country  for a peculiar reason. In a largo  store she was onco accused of being  a shoplifter. Able to prove hcr innocence, sho was informed of the disturbing fact evidently she had a  "double" who was a criminal, "take  caro that sho does not como to  learn of your existence," advised tho  police.  Tho woman wont to live in tho  country, but when tho shoplifter,  fleeing from tho largo cities, continued operations in the smaller' towns  the woman from a portrait was  again mistaken *for her and had to  appear as a witness. Then what thc  polico hah foreseen actually happened. Tho shoplifter, ' aware of tho  fact that sho exactly resembled tho  other, started a fresh career of crime  passing.herself off as the latter. And  in the course of time-so much annoyance to the respectable double thus  resulted that sho disappeared - from  her native land forevcr.-  A young boy, sent homo from Europe alone, * was looked after on tho  long voyage by^a fellowTpasscnger, a  stranger,''who in a harbor where tho  lad fell overboard also saved . his  life. ,On landing the* rescuer* slipped  away before tho boy's relations could  thank him. ' - ,'-    ,  But the . lad had -a photograph of  him, and  HIS  GRATEFUL  SISTER.  by tho aid of this, received' news  that the . gentleman was living in  another stato. Thither she *��������� proceeded, saw the original of thc picture,  as it appeared, and was pouring out  her thanks when she learned he -was  not, after all, her brother's . preserver. He was, howevor, promptly  in love with his visitor, and a year  later they wero married. Thoro is  something strango to add.  Hearing    tho    story,   the   renl lifo  savor, .who  was passing through tho  stato, called to seo the boy and also  his  "double."     Tho sister then     at  last .was     ablo    to thank him, but,  oddly enough, sho, unlike all   others,  failed to seo that hc much resembled  her husband.   And  she was thinking  to     herself, "Had we mot I    should  never havo, fallen  in love  with    my  brother's real  preserver,"  when    the  individual said to her:  "It is-an-extraordinary  thing,  but you are surprisingly liko my wife." ..     ������.���������"-.  - Ono   of tho   "best' known'actresses  hns a  '.'double.'.'-".Sho became   'quito  unnerved  one  evening on  seeing her  iVother^-self11���������staring���������ijatTher-from  "out iii  front."   Tho visit  being repeated,  tho actress,  ascertaining, tho  woman's identity,  wrote hor saying,  that,  like  many  othor  stage     folks,  sho believed in omens,- "and it heing  generally  considered  so  unlucky   for  'doubles' to meet, I am quito affected whon I suddenly seo you." Would  sho,  therefore,  kindly'send  tho     actress word whon sho intended- to bo  present?     The reply that* camo back  was tlint,the woman herself was terribly  superstitious,   shc      had      not  known  that  meetings  of     "doubles"  woro "unlucky,"  but now awnro    of  the fact, she would never see. the actress ilay  again.    Sinco then,     however,   the  two have boon    consistent  correspondents.  TAKES HIS DOUBLE'S PLACE.  ble" was not in the least like him.  It  had boon just a   ���������  PLOT TO BRING IN DOLLARS;  A certain detective agency, socking  a "wanted" forger, discovered a man  who was his doublo, savo that ho  had a' mustache. Paying this individual to "disappear", temporarily,  thoy, through lawyers, advertised  him, with portrait, as missing, mentioning that ho could claim considerable property. The bait was taken  Tho forger cultivated a lnustacho liko  that in tho picture, returned to  claim tho possessions, and was arrested.  In Austria an American jockey had  a doublo. Tho jockey inherited money from his Into employer, whereupon tho doublo declared that ho  himself was tho rightful ''legatee. Unable to decide which was which, tho  pair wero weighed, tho jockey���������his  riding weight known���������thus established his identity, and tho heavier pretender wont to prison. In Now York  thero is a man who for years has,  sometimes twice in "ono day, been  spoken to in mistake for somo other  mnn. Never in all that time has ho  himself seen his "doublo." Concerning which, it may be said that "doubles" often do not themselves recog-  nizo their likeness to each othcr.  "THE OLD FOLKS AT HOME"  POPULAR     SONGS    WITH     BE-  MAEKABLE HISTORIES.  When and     Under    What Peculiar  Conditions They Were  .  ���������    -   * Written.  SEEKS A VAST FORTUNE  MRS.  CAMPBELL CLAIMS HALF  OF   QUEBEC    CITY.  Twenty      Million     Dollar    Estate  Escheated by British  Government.  QVFiR A  SILVER  IIRIDGK.  Ono of  tlio customs observed nt  that  Iloheniinn   nmiTinge-fonsl  milking the bridge cross a -silver i nncl acquired  bridge. Tliu hti'lo's raflier-in-luw lifts j lvns -'not lost  her on to the table, where she Walks  on two rows of silver coins, nr. tlie  end of which her husband stands and  receives her Into Ills urms. The .silver bridgo typifies the \w>:illh with  which hcr bridegroom hopes to  U Uio Ifon.   Arthur llorlsciv ginnbl- smooth  her  path   in  life.  Somo j-oars'ago a certain English  royal personage -had a "doublo,"  who was an oyster opener in a restaurant. For the fun of the thing  tho member of royalty donned tho  man's linon sleeves and apron and  the I-waited 011 tlio guests. One customer,  detecting somo difference in tho attendant's manner, asked why ho had  become so dignified. Tho joking reply wa.s: "Been presented at court."  Whereupon tho customer, of courso,  in ignorance, actually said to royalty: "Would not 'been up in court'  bo morc likely?".  Believing in the "unlucky to meet  your 'double' " theory above mentioned, a millionaire, who ��������� lenrnod  thnt a certain individual exactly resembled him, gave that "shadow" a  substantial sum to leave the couniry.  The mnn went lo the West Indies,  and. by causing it to bo suspected  thnt be wns the rich person's twin  brother. I*e obtained unlimited credit  a fortune. The moral  to others. Another  millionaire-was informed where his  "other sell" could bo seen. A meeting being however, exactly what was  not desired, the other man wns handsomely remunerated lo get out of the  way. ' Years  afterwards   the  million  Seeking to establish hcr claim to  a $20,000,000 estate escheated for  three generations by the Brilish Government in 17G0, which includes a  tract a mile and a half long and a  milo wido through the heart of tho  city of Quebec, and eight acres of  lho fa'tious Plains of Abraham, Mrs.  Caroline Lambert Campbell, wifo of  William A. Campbell, an assistant  superintendent of schools in Brooklyn. N. Y., has engaged counsel to  push her case in the Dominion nnd  Britislt courts, says tho Now York  Herald.  Recently she received, from Lord  Lyttelton, Colonial' Secretary, a reply.to a letter sho addressed to King  Edward, which states that Lord  Knollys, the King's privato secretary, is able lo advise his Majesty  to take no other action th'an, to suggest that Mrs. Campbell take her  claim to  the courts.  REFUSED THEIR REQUEST.  In 1S87 tho Privy Council refused  a -joint application from- representatives -of -tho Catholic church, tho  Church of England and tho'citi/.ens  of Quebec, asking thaU ������30,000,  held by tho British' Governroe'nt and  collected as rentals upon" this pro-  pertyv-should bo equally divided be-'  twoen the two churches in ^Quebec.  Tho Privy Council, -with, tho-asscnt-  of Queen Victoria," decided that'the'  heir would in time' appear^- and ��������� tliat  tho property, and its usufruct from  the timo the decree to escheat terminated in 1865, belonged" to tho  heirs of Louis Joseph Lambert, who  gave largely of his vast fortune" to  the French" in the French and Indian  war. When tho English conquered  hc was deprived of his estates and  those of his wife, the 'Demoiselle Ge-  noviovo De Villoray, who inherited  103 acres in Quebec 'city* from' her  father.  ".Where havo you beon for forty  years, Mrs. .Campbell?'" said Sir Wilfrid Laurier, when Mrs. Campbell  visited him two years ago. "I know  every member of your family and  their history, and you are the . only  missing member." Sir Wilfrid,  through- his wife,"was a collateral  claimant to lho Lambert estate.  FOUND  DOCUMENTS.  The energetic efforts of Mrs. Campbell, only child of tho late Leandor  Lambert, of Kingston, *N. Y., so far  h'avo .rcsulted^only, in finding many  documents \\hieh'"Montreal % aiid^Quc-  bee/lawyers -told her did not_ exist  or had been lost.  -r-Mrs.--CampbclI-s���������father, ���������Lea'ndor-  Lambert,' was 'tlio eldest son of  Augustine,, Lambert, of Quebec, who  removed to**" Troy about XSiiO and  died there in 1855. Leandor had  married, and .one child, Mrs. Campbell, was born beforo th'o young,fa-  thor went to St. Louis on business  in 185S and foil a victim to tho  cholera- epidemic''. which swept ovor  that city.  .Tho estate is estimated to be worth  nt"'least $20,000,000,, but Mrs.  Campbell would not como into actual possession of this. It is entailed  under the British' law, she says, and  she would have" only a life interest,  with the right, however, to mortgage  th'e properties.   4   TflE SCIENCE OF WHEELS.  aire learned that his supposed "dou-  Attenlton hns boon called by technical writers to tho fact that tho  wheels of vehicles intended for driving-roads have not kept paco in development with the othor parts of  carriage mechanism. Experiments  with heavy vehicles indicate that  wheels should be mndo both higher  and broader. Tn England it has boon  recommended that with a maximum  nxlo-load of eight tons tho width of  tiro should be about 104 inches. In-  crca.se of the diameter of tho wheel  is snid to be more effective in preventing ilamago to road-beds than  width of tiro.   4   HEAVIEST B'ACIC  BURDENS.  Probably the greatest weights carried ' on tho backs of men for any  distance aro tho loads of oro brought  up from tho mines of tho Andes by  miners of Chili. In a copper mine-in  a ravine' leading from the main  range of tho Cordilleras, all the ore  is carried a vortical distance of 450  foet, and the average weight per man  is 250 lb. This load is carried up  ladders made of "notched trunks of  trees, set almo"t upright, ono touching thc othor.  It is woll known that tho famous  song "Darby and Joan" was written  whilo tho author was listening to his  neighbors quarrelling, but tlioro aro  several otiier songs of equal popularity which originated in an even moro  curious way.  Few peoplo aro awaro that "Tlio  Old Folks at Homo" was brought  about hy the grumblings of al negro  groom. Tho author, Stoplicn Foster,  chanced to bo changing horses at a  Kentucky hostel, when the -negro wiio  unharnessed his liorse happened to  remark ia a surly way, "I'm sick of  this life. I wish I was back with tho  old folks at homo." Foster at onco  asked him wliero that might'bo, and  ho replied, "Oh, way down tho  Swanoe River." Whilo Foster was  consuming a meal at tlio inn preparatory to rcstartinc. on his journey  he wrolo both tho words and music  of tho song, which at onco leaped  into fame.  Signor Den^a wrote "Funiculi  Funiculi," with no, idea that it  would become  A FAMOUS SONG.  Me was then livin-j at tha litllo village of Castollammare, in Italy, and  on tho occasion of thc opening of  tho Mount Vesuvius 'railway im 1880  some of the organi/ers came to hiim  and asked him to writo a song for  thc feto wliich* was boing held. Good-  naturedly enough, Denza sat . down  with the intention of producing a  lively air, which the Italian peasant  loves so well, and in half an hour  "Funiculi' Funiculi:' was the result.  The same day Den-ia sang it himself  at tho fete, nnd ils reception was so  warm that ho published the song,  and soon it bounded into instantaneous fame throughout Europe. -  It-was an accident *-that led Mr,  Milton Wellings to writo his famous  song, "i.omo Day." His wifo had  gono out for a trip in a yacht on a  neighboring lake with somo friends,  and late in the afternoon tho nows  was brought to him that thc yacht  had been upset and tho party  drowned, but tho composer "could  gain no information as to whether  his wife had been saved or not. In  this terrible-suspense.hc could only  walk hi3 room ti-i his eyes alighted on a poem of Hugh Conway's  which was lying on his desk. The  words suited Iris mood so well;that  he sat down and, to kill timo.dashed  off tho music "  *  * ' JN FIFTEEN MINUTES."'  An Army, bandmaster was" responsible for tho song," "The Girl I Left'  Behind Me," being written. lie Had  gained--* a great reputation as a flirt,  and on. thc day his regiment changed  stations,ho -was always absent bidding good-bye to some young lady  to whose charms ho had fallen a victim," thc same process boing repeated  at eacli station. At length', out ;of  tarcasn* one of his~compani<>ns wrote  tho famous sans, which was played  by the band whenever tho bandmaster  rejoined the regiment, and by this  easy stage it camo lo bo the marching-out tuno of lho British Army.  But for a practical joko tho favorite - song, "Kathleen Mavouroen,"  might never have been given to the  world. Tho      composer,     Nicholls  Crouch", wrote it in the train whilst  going to Plymouth bn.business for a  commercial firm, and when thero he  sane, it to Mrs. Rowe, who was well  known in tho musical world. She  asked-him'to sing it at her concert,  but he refused; n's h'o had only a  small opinion of the song himsolf,  ami ho would hnve discarded it altogether had not h'o looked out of  the bedroom window of his hotel the  next morning, to see a placard on  th'o hoarding opposite announcing  that ho would sing the new song,  "KATHLEEN.MAVOUREEN,", -  tliat" afternoon .in Plymouth. ,'--  Annoyed beyond measure. Crouch'  rushed off to Mrs. Rowo's hou.so and  began" to upbraid her soundly for her  impertinence, but"her persuasions at  last prevailed, and that afternoon ho  sang tlio song into fame. 'A* week  later he. sold il to a publisher for  ?50, nnd it is said to have brought  the publisher in- $73,000 within a  few years.  "Tho Slar-Spnitglorl Banner" - was  actually written in battle, the''author, Francis Kay, having jotted It  down., on a piece of wood Svliilo taking part in the hombardment of a  British  fortress  In   1812.   ���������   ST.  PETERSBURG'S  PLEASURES  War or    no    wnr,  tho aristocratic  with  LONG-WINDED   SERMONS  AND SOME WHICH WERE OVER.  IN A MINUTE.  Old-time Ministers Rarely Preached,  Less Than Two-hour  Sermons.  or no war  Russian pursues Kis pleasures  an abandonment that speaks of unlimited resources or unlimited recklessness, lho pleasures of the tablo  aro protracted to an inordinate degree. A lunch", in which tho courses  aro plentifully watered with champagne, will spread itself through tho  afternoon. You may barely escape  at 5 o'clock, though you begin to eat  at 1, The host never sits down, plying his guests with a succession oi  good things, liquid nnd solid, i Even  tho afternoon tea in middle-class circles i"3 a very formidable undertaking. Tt ineludes dishes of various  sorts, in which meat will certainly  figure, and Russian ton', served in a  glass with lemon, is but the' pale  comparison lo sparklinjc chnnipngne.  The appearance of the streets tells of  wealth, too. No finer equipages ovist nnywhore than those which,  h'orscd with coal-black f-leeds, dash  at full speed. In lofty disregard for  th'e mere foot passenger, down thc  central .strip of wood pavement in  the principal, "prospects," . as tho  wider streets are denominated. Holding the reins in his two hnnds, with  arms outstretched, tho "driver, medi-  ncvnl in dress, hns the summnsy methods of a Roman charioteer. Indeed there is something of Imperial  Rome in his second capital of tho  Czar.  Tho good pooplo who considor  themselves aggrieved if .they havo to  listen to a sermon that exceeds  twenty minutes have food reason to  congratulato themselves that they  did not live in Puritan days, *nhen  a preacher wns only warming to his  subject at the end of an hour, and  folt that ho was not discharging his  duty if ho did not givo his hourglass at least two turns beforo his  oratory camo ,,to a pause. '  -Thomas Hooker rarely sat down  until he had readied the end of his  third hour; and on ono occasion, after passing this limit by a good  thirty minutes, he only resumed his  scat on promising to continue his  discourse on tho following Sabbath.  Once, it is truo, ho electrified his congregation by coming to a full-stop  after fifteen minutes' preaching; but  it was merely to recover from a pas-sing feeling of indisposition, after  which ho resumed his discourse and  continued for two hours longer.  Dr. Isaac Barrow���������of whom Charles  TI, said, "Ho is tho most unfair  preacher in England, because h'o exhausts-overy subject and leaves no  room for others to como after him"  ���������invariably preached tliree hours,  and so fascinating was his eloquence  that the only complaint ever heard  against hint was thnt his sermons  woro too short.  Baxter,    Knox,     Hooper,    Bunyan,  and Calvin rarely preached less than  two  Hours,   and often  saw  tho  sand  run out in tho hour-glass  j FOR TIIE THIRD TIME  before they came to "lastly"; but  not ono of thom all could rival the  prolixity of the Rov.. Thomas Banks,  a soventccnth-cciilury divine, who on  ono occasion, after keeping his congregation ovcr two hours, sard.  "And now, having cleared the  ground by these fow preliminary lemarks, I will address myself more  directly to my text."  An amusing story is told in this  connection of tho Rov. William. St.  George Paterson, ' who, not many  years ago, requested by Dean Bicker-  steth*' to preach for him on the' following Sunday. Tho clergyman, who  objected to thus being made a stopgap, 'declined th'e duty, whereupon  tho Dean, retorted by commanding  him to preach".  ��������� As tliere,was no way of escape Mr.  Paterson' determined to "be level"  with the Dean, and, announcing" as  his text th'o-119 Psulm, he began by  reading his text of 170 verses  through twice.. Then taking, each  verso in turn he delivered-a homily!  on it, finally resuming his seat at  tho closo of the third hour, by which  time the" only - surviving,' member of  the congregation "was the Dcnn himsolf. After tho service tho preacher  said good-byo to tho Dean in tho  robing-room: "-"Good afternoon, Mr.  Dean," Was his parting shot. "I  don't think you'll.command old Paterson to preach again in a hurry."  -In striking contrast to these long-  winded sermons are th'o discourses  which' begin and end, within-a minute, like that - of th'o Roy. Charles  H. Yatmnn a short timo ago at  Ocean Grove, Now Jersey. After  announcing his text he snid,  "DON'T WORRY; IT'S WICKED,"  only that^ and nothing more, and  then sat down. Almost oqually short  was tho sermon of the Rev. Henry  Jackson, an old-time Yorkshire vicar  on the text, "God is lovo." This  was his homily: "If," my friends, I  wero to preach to you for a month I  could add nothing to tho glorious  significance of these throe words; and  so I lcavi* them with' you."  Moro remarkable was th'o sermon  of lho Rov. Andrew Clarke, delivered  a fow " years ago In Chicago. "I  waited patiently for th'o Lord,",was  his' text; ami this wasi his sermon:  '.'Now,, my brethren, I put it -to  you,_if_'Dftvid^.could^.wait_ patiei>tly_  and found it worlh while, why can't  you?"  But if ono *iV*ants a model for a  short sermon���������ono which' can be comfortably delivered within sixty seconds���������it would bo diflleult to find a  bettor ono than Dr. Whewoll's discourse-on-tho toxt, "Man is born to  troublo as "lho sparks fly_ upward."  "I slinll divide tho discourso*"into  th'reo heads," h'e said; '"1. Man's  Ingros<������ into the world: 2. His progress through' the world; and ... nis  egress out of the world. 1. His ingress into tho world is naked nnd  burn; 2. His progress tlirough tho  world is trouble nod care; 3. His  ogress out of tho world is nobody  knows where."' To conclude: If we  live well/- hero wo shall livo well  there, and I can't tell you more if I  preach a wholo year."���������London Tit-  Bits.   4   HEALTH  FAST RAILWAY-MAKING.  Thero is now in use a now railway track-layer, wliich, with a crew  of forty men, will lay two miles of  track a day. Tho track-layer has a  hugo crane 60 ft. long, which projects forward over tho rond and  hauls behind it a train of sixteen  flat cars loaded with ties and rails.  A continuous double lino of cars  moves constantly over rollers and  carries tho tics with it. Both rails  and tics arc seized at tho proper  timo by the machinery and placed on  tho rond in front of tho train, whero  they shortly form part of the track  over which it passes.  ABYSSINTAN CUSTOM.  At Axum, in Abyssinia, a singular  custom i.s observed. When any person is injured, lie gets hold, if ��������� possible, of his adversary's garmi-iit and  tics it to Kis own. If he can do  this, th'o offender never attempts to  release himself nor to leave th'e garment behind him, but quietly follows  to tho presence of his superiors who  aro to  j'u<i������c  him.  VALUABLE  HINTS.  Dry, Hard Coughing, with pain  behind tho breast bone, and littlo or  no expectoration, indicates the commencement of an attack of bronchitis..  Foods containing starch arc changed into sugar by ptyulin in tho saliva of the inouth. Sugars pass  easily through thc membranes, and  ara absorbed as nutriment; but  starches do not.  Epileptic fits soon pass off, and tho  sufferer sloops. Nothing can bo dono  at tho timo beyond preventing tho  patient biting his tongue. A wina-  cork may bo placed between tho  teeth.  1 he quantity of blood In tho human system is about equal to ono-  tliirtecnth part ot the body weight.  Supposing a person to weigh 130  pounds, ten of this would represent  tho amount of blood.  Thc roots of thc hair are supplied  with blood-vessels. If the blood is  pure, healthy, and abundant, tho  hair grows, and is bright and glossy, nair-washes contain stimulants  to bring blood to tho sculp, but they  arc useless whilo that fluid nunatna  unhealthy.  Rheumatic headache differs from all  others It is prevalent during cast  winds and damp spring weather It  usually occurs in persons with a  rheumatic tendency. Tnduco perspiration, and take a mixture containing  salicylate of soda and colchicum  wino, and use a simple npenont  daily.  Ticvling in tho throat, with" a sensation of dryness, is greatly relieved  by frequently taking half a tea-  spooriful of lomon-juico and glycerine  mixed in equal parts,  troublo ti tho stomach. Try rhis-  trouble in the stomach. Try ehu-  barb, bicarbonate of soda, sulphate  of soda, and gmgor, which make an  excellent and safe medicine.  Tender feet should be bathed every  day in warm water, using a tablespoonful of Tidman's sea-salt to  every gallon. They must bc well  dried; but don't use any powder.  Adenoid growths are small fleshy  masses suspended at the upper r and  back part of the throat. Thev' arc  common among children, causing a  vacant look, and snoring at night,  lhoy prevent proper nasal breathing.  Removal is the only remedy.  Muscular spasms of the feet and -  legs, known as cramp, mav be "treated by rubbing. The "movement "  should bo upwards, " towards tho  body, to aid the circulation. When  rubbing, it is advisable* to use a lub-^  ricant, such" as vaseline, to prevent  any irritation  of the skin.  .Egg-yolks vary in their nutritive  qualities in proportion to 'the inten-"  sity of color. Iron is tho coloring,  matter Brown-shelled eggs havo no  advantage over white ones. - Judged  as an article of diet, a yolk of rich  reddish-yellow is preferable to ono  of a pnler yellow.  Palpitation is functional disturbance of tho heart's action, and not  a disease. It is caused bv indigestion, insufficient rest after meals,  and excessive smoking. In women,  hysteria, and tea are among the common causes. Adjust these matters,  and try a mixture of iron, digitalis,  and phosphoric acid. )  Infectious diseases requiiino, to be  notified to the local sanitary authority arc small-pox, diphtheria,  orvsipelas, typhus fever, enteric fover, puerperal fever, cholera, mem- *  branous croup, scarlet fox'er, and relapsing  fever.     "  Natural wines rarely contain moro  than twenty-six per cent, of proor  spirit, therefore thoso of a larger  percentage hme spirit added. The  addition is generally an inferior article. It is a great mistake to drink  "fortified"  wines.  Whitlow is a common ond troublesome abscess nt tho extremity of _ a  finger. It begins by inflammation of  the"nai 1,~aiul_i >T~cliafac tor i sod ~ by"~i i*f"^  tonso throbbing pain. After frequent hot poultices, thc whitlow  should bo lanced, to got tho matter  awav as soon as rouble.  Out of sorts, run down, below-par,  aro indefinite expressions; >ct everybody knows the feeling they represent. JLook to your haliit3 of life,  and to your diet and drink. Tnko ������ ,  things easily for a while,  nnd try a  teaspoonful of the compound.* syf'up  of ltypophosphites in a wineglnssful  of water three times a day after  food. ���������.  Mumps is a specific infectious disease prevalent during spring and  autumn. There te painful swelling  on one or both sides of tho neck aod  face. Movement oftho jaw isl diflleult. Tlte Inflammation passes off in  seven to ten days. Apply hot fomentations to the swollen parts, and  give a doso of fluid magnesia four  times a  day for two or  three days.  Artificial feeding of infants requires great caro. Nothing but milk  can bo digested until after four teeth  have been cut. To give nnvthing  else means cei tain tioubic. For the  first month two-parts of barloy-  wnter must be added to thc cow'?  milk, the second month tho parts  may bo equal, and the third month  they should bo two of milk to one or  barlov-water. The fourth month tho  cow's milk may be given pure.  HONESTY,  THE  BEST POLICY.  Now,  honesty, jou will ngree.  Is far tho best old policy���������  'Twas \.rittcn on the ������hole-life plan.  When God a rale-book gave to n*ian.  Iho pienium,  which i> always due,  Is bnsed on all that's bost tn you,.  And not till <-Vath your spirit lures.  This   sacred  policy  matures.  Then, if no lapse in life you've mado,  Thc claim in Heaven will be paid.  Secure it now, before too lato���������  Pay up in full, *���������?'< ,\o rebate.  ���������ALBERT GOLDIE.  S*  d, it  iri^''S  \*V  '*$*?  4/  - "j***  -V-*  -n  r     Xlft  - 1k\  ���������  lir.^  ;'#  **  "$*  y  ' ^"0*  >*  : yy-  r  'Jkl* A GREAT NAME & A GREAT PIANO  I  A great name  in business is won  on the strength  ot manv vears of  ski  re  su  ledge whicli belongs to wide experience ami fa-  miliarty witli the  highest ideals in  the art of piano  manufacture.  I !  I  I  Those nre the  reasons whj- lhe  Nordheimer Piano commands  lhc highest attention and patronage. Tlioir  every note is  pure and musical  They are manufactured for cri-  I'cal .'ind high  class li*..de, their  very appreciation demands at  musi-  dge.  "be  i.~i/Uii: Rl!ld    t0     sl,ow  ~*-Vrf>j;  you litis  artistic  piano and make  you acquainted  wilh ils pleasing  possibilities.  *tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty4^ftytytyty  Under the  auspices  of the Royal Agricultural  and Industrial Society  ���������*  September 27th to October 7th, 1905  a^m  Revelstoke Insurance  Agency  LIMITED  Stupendous   and   comprehensive   array  of  Exhibits representing the resources of all Canada.  LOANS  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway;.Men's Journal.  Published   e^ery  Tlnirsilny.     Subscription  $2  per year.   Ail������ertisingr.itus on application.  Changes of advertisements must be in befor  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printine in all iU branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, August 17, 1905.  WESTERN DEVELOPMENT  XV. E. Maclnncs, freight traffic  manager of the Canadian Pacific railway, while in Winnipeg the olher day  spoke interestingly of the progress to  be noted in western Canada. The  development in this province was  specially mentioned. JMr. Maclnncs  said :  "All Canada is enjoying prosperity  at present, but the phenomenal development of the west is hclpiugtlie manufacturers  in   the   eas>t.   This season  there   are  good   crops in Quebec aud  Ontario, with the outlook promising a  record harvest in' the  wheat aiea of  the west.   This, of course, is good for  railway business, and the freight traffic, both   east and west on the Canadian   Pacific,   leaves   little  room for  complaint.     We  are doing our share  of the business.   The central west has  such a large area under  wheat now.  and people in other countries, even as  far as  England, arc cominencing to  know that   it   is a desirable place to  live, that there is uot any doubt concerning  the   future.     I   was over in  England   some   time ago. ancl I could  see that Canada  is  being kept before  tbe people of tbe old country.,  Much  of  the  business   conversation   there  brings in Canada.    The Canadian Pacific has fourteen large steamers ply-  ing on   the   Atlantic between Britain  to Vancouver, and when the demand  for Hour for the Orient roaches the  expected magnitude the trade from  Vancouver will outstrip tbat from the  American ports from which the.Hour  of the Kansas and Washington crop  is now being shipped. All kinds of  business is impioving iu British Columbia. The increase in the price of  copper and the paying markets for  silver and lead hold out splendid  prospects for tlte Pacific province.  Along the E. fc N. line on Vancouver  island, which the Canadian Pacific lias  recently acquited, thore is plenty of  coal ancl timber, and in fact throughout the province the indications are  such that the country will boom verj'  rapidly."���������Rossland Miner. .  AND    ATTRACTIONS  Enlarged Grounds.     New, Handsome and  Spacious   Buildings. '  and Canada, and we are building two  more. A fleet of that magnitude will  carry quite a number of people to this  country during a season, and then we  nre in very close touch witb all the  other big steamship lines.  "There is a development going on  concerning wliich little has been said,  I refer to British Columbia, which is  going ahead now at a wonderful rate.  The unlimited resources of that country are just starting their output.  They have the forests, minerals, fruits  and farming lands, with excellent and  ever-increasing facilities to get the  produce to market. The shipping  done by the Canadian Pacific to the  Orient is growing rapidly. Tbe war  in the east lias helped this trade, and  ���������while it is too early to say what the  effect of the finish of the campaign will  be, there are many evidences that it  , will mean the conveitingof the Japanese and Chinese to the more European manner of living and tho consequent increased consumption of the  heavier articles of commerce, such as  wheat and flour, whicli are produced  in Canada. This idea suggests wonderful possibilities in tbe way or trade  between Canada and the east. With  the market established Canada can  supply it. Fall wheat is now being  produced north and south of Calgary,  in tbe Lethbridge district and in the  Okanagan valley of British Columbia.  Jt is not a long haul from these places  Russia Bagged Vladivock.  The   name   Vladivostock    signifies  " Mistress of the East," and Vladivostock was acquired, founded,  fortified  and equipped in order to make Kussia  the mistress of the East.   The story of  Vladivostock's acquisition    is a very  peculiar and a very interesting   one.  it  is   exceedingly   characteristic    of  Russian diplomacy, and. as it is almost  unknown  to thu present generation,  it is worth re-telling, osppcially as   the  history of Vladivostok may eventually  determine its fate.    Forty-five  years  ago. the English and French  were at  war with China and theallies marched  on Pekin.    Sir Hope Grant and  Gen.  Montauban, who later on was created  Count Palikao, commanded the expedition.   The commanders were gteatly  troiibled by their unacquaintance with  Chinese affairs and by the shiftiness  of the Chinese.   To their delight tbey  were   joined   by   a   charming   young  Russian oflicer of the guards, Xicholia  Pavolitch Ignatief.  who  was twenty-  eight years old. who spoke French and  English to perfection, and  who bad a  marvellous   knowledge    of    matters  Chinese.     Tie provided the commanders with maps, \t ith valuable information which led to the taking of Pekin,  and lie made himself generally indispensable.���������   Thus    hc    became     the  companion,     friend   ancl  confidential  adviser   to   the   commanders of    the  expedition.    When     the    allies   had  taken   Pekin  and  had destroyed  the  Summer Palace in order to avenge the  murder of the European  envoys,  and  when tbe Emperor of China had taken  flight.   Tgnatief  succeeded    c-asily in  persuading the terrified  Chinese  that  the allies hntl come to expel the t-eign-  dynas-ty   and   to   subject     China    to  themselves,   lie  told  them   lhat the  Engliih and French meant to stay in  Pekin permanently, ancl that nothing  would turn them back.     China's only  hope lay m securing  tbe intervention  ofastiong  European  power friendly  to China, such  as Russia.    He,   Ignatief, woulcl he the  mediator  between  the Chinese ancl thc foreign intruders.  He alone was aide to causo the foreign  troops  to   withdraw,   and   he  would  make them retire from Penin provided  the Chinese would cede to Russia the  north   bank   of   the   Amur   and   the  whole of the TJssuri province���������which  reaches from tbe rnoutii of the Amur  and the whole of the Ussuri province���������  which on English maps is now called  the Maritime provinco���������which reaches  rom the mouth of tbe Amur down  W WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS   IN   [ROWING   AND  W  *g Lacrosse,   Horse   Racing*,    Broncho   " Busting," i&  ty Military Parades and Excises. " ty  ty ty  ty  ROYAL IRISH GUARDS AND OTHER FAMOUS BANDS. ty  ty ty  jf.   GRAND WATER CARNIVAL���������PARADE   OF   FRAZER   RIVER   .*,  T_ Fishing   Fleet,  Parrol   Boats, . H. M.    Warships,  T.  ty Indian War Canoes, Etc.     Indian Sports. 2?  '������. *  ty For all information write W. H. KEARY, *j������  ty Secretary and Manager, New Westminster, B.C.  ty  dV ' ^ _l&|.  tytytytyty^tytytytytytytytytytyty'tytytytytytytytyty  to the Corean frontier and which  includes tho territory where Vladivostock now stands. The Chinese, who  were almost frightened out of theii  wits by the presence of the allies ancl  by their violence, willingly ceded to  Russia tbei territory which Ignatief  desired, with six bundled iniles of  coa'st line; and only a year later Prince  Kung accidentally discovered that  tlie allies bad bad no intention of  occupying Pekin permanently, that  Ignatief bad done China no service  whatsoever, and tlint Russia bad  obtained a valuable Chinese province  bv fraud.  'E  New   Westminster  Exhibition.  With the Dominion Exhibition just  six weeks away the various committees that have to do with the elaborate  arrangements are working overtime  in order to bave their work all completed so that it will require ouly the  pressing of a button to set everything  in full swing on the morning of Sept.  27th.  Scores of artisans and laboters are  The Lead-on the Old   " Goat "  Claim at Last  Located.���������Jim  Snell arid Sid Graham at Last  Locate the Ore Body.  For years* a continuous search, -has  been niade"for'tho"oi'e>sbiUe on  what  (     :  is now the Kbbie Five, mineral.claim.  Some years ago, lying at the fost of a  perpendicular precipice, l.:C0 fecthigh.  on the Cromwell hill, a large boulder  of galena of high grade was found,  which could not have come from any  other place than from somewhere on  the face of the precipice.  The clangorous position, however,  deterred many-from prosecuting a  systematic search. ' Many' tried, but  generally lost their nerve when they  got out where "a slip meant instant death. Finally the seatcb  was given upland tbe claim abandoned  This year, however, Ed Vipon'd restated the ground,  ancl  afler several  busy on the site of tbe 1905 National j unsuccessflll attempts Sid Graham  Fair and nearly all work lias developed | and Jin| Sne��������� became lmhaeA wiLh  into the stage where finishing  touches  theii,    a}j.,.ty    ^   clilnbera ^^   nn.  nounced their intention  to got  tbat  ore or ko   to   Missouri.    Sid   put   his  are the   only   worries.   The   old  pro-  vinci������tl exhibition grounds,   on  which  so many successful fairs bave been  held under the auspices of the Rnya\  Agricultural & Industrial Society have  been greatly enlarged and witb the  many alterations and improvements  will, for beauty, surpass anything of  the kind in Canada.  The new buildings, which represent  the latest ideas and best skill in  architecture, together with the ex.  penditure of $3o,U00. are now in the  hands of tbe painters and decorators  whose scheme promise most attractive  results.  The space in tbe buildings is ample  to accommodate a stupendous array  of exhibits representing all that is  of interest in the products and manufactures of Canada ancl the extreme  limit of this space will be occupied.  The "British Columbia exhibits of  horiticultut-c, floriculture, agriculture,  live stock, fish, game, Umber, mineral.", etc., will be an eye-opener to all  who are not in constant touch with  every centre and corner of the prov.  ince, and it wil! be a revelation to  visiloisfrom other pnrts of the Dominion ancl the world. Nearly every  fmit growing district in the province  ���������and there nre about thirty ot tiiein  ���������will make its best showing, which  means an amazing display of what is  destined to he one of British Columbia's most important resources.  The sports and spectacular and  musical events will be in keeping with  the general.naturo of the great exhibition. .  bead to work and fashioned a, very  ingenious rope ladder with steel  spikes to drive into tho rock, and foot  by foot tli"y descended tbe face of tbe  cliff, scanning, with their eyes every  inch of hm face.  Sucre.������ at last'crowncd their efforts,  and the long looked for ore was found  ���������18 inches in width of clean ore, and  although no assay values are yet obtainable, it will easily vim up  over $100 per ton.  Work will lie started at once by the  lucky owners getting down a car of  ore, and it is fully "believed that the  Triune mine will be duplicated. The  ciaim is owned by a syndicate of five :  E. R. Vipond, Beit Fowler, AIo-x.  McLean. Fied Mills and Sid Graham.  Notice.  In tlio mnttcr ef Joseph Perry Enshvncvt, do-  .censed, nnd in t ln.-_.iiiiit.tm- ol lim.'lOfllclul  Administrator's am,."  Notice is liereliv given (lint by order nf His  Honor .1. II. Forin, County Judge, (Intel tliu  '2'Aril dny of June, iyo.ri, (.,'eorpo Smith MeCtirici-,  oniuinl Adnilnistnuor for tlint pnrt ol Koniu  nny Countv comprised wltli'ii tliu evelsioko  Elector. 1 lllstrlut, Iiah been (-runted letters ol  udmiiiistrntton, to administer nil nml sliuml  ur Hie c-itnte of Josepii J'orey Kivsiwood, de-  censed, intestine.  .Ami further lulic notlecthnt nil clnlms upon  tho snid ustiilo must be sunt lu to tiie snid  A ilml ulst rn tor, nt Ills ollk-e Inu>ertnl llnnk  Illock, Ko\-u'Mn'-i>, II. C . w Hli In iiu iluys from  lhe (Into hereof, nfier whlc-li time ull proceeds  will be illstrilju led nmong tlie puriles iiiwtully  Ihereunlo entitled.  GEO KG K SMITH McCAKTKn,  Olliclnl A'llmlnUtrnlnr.  Dated tlio 27th ilny of J hum, WOO. J uill 1  Certificate   of   Improvements  NOTICE  Meudow View. Xo. '- minernl claim, situ.-ite iu  the Allow Like Mining Division of We-,1 Kootenny Distriet.  Wheie Iiit-nted���������ouo mile nortii of Kite Vnlloy  Cieek, and four miles east of Keltlu Itivei.  ���������J'AKIt NOTICH Hint I. John II. OM. ncliiiK  111 njreut for lnjhelf, Kveo Mniei's Oititieult' ?'o.  II H.VJO'i, intend, si\ly knysfium the date ln-ieof,  lo upply to the Minim; Itei'iirder for n Ceitilieate  of Inipiovemeuts. for tlie pmiioso of obtaining u  Crown Giiint of the above claim.  And further take notleo that action, under  Section 117, must he commenced hefore tliu issuance  of such Ccrtillcate of Improvements.  Dated this 23ml duy of July, A. D., 30(15.  JOHN U. ObD.  Certificate   of   Improvements  NOTICK  Tolodoia and Souimerset mineral claims situate  in tlie Airow bake Muling Division of \Vcot  Kooteuay disli ict.  Wlieiu located:���������Two miles east of Kettle river  nnd one mile fiom l-'ne Valley Cieek,  TAKE NOTICI*. tlint I. John II. Old, V. M. (i.  ISD.V>ii:i, nctin;,'."siicent for A. H. Old, l-\ JI. C.  lllKauinnd W. 11. Pago b'ree Miner's Ceitiiieate  Xo. I. lir������2tir>, intend sixty dajs from the date  hereof, to apply to tlio Mining lleeoulev for n  Ceitillcato of Inipiovenieuts, for the puipose of  obtainingn Crown Giant of the ubo\c claims.  And fuiLher tako notice that action, uniler  Seetion J>7, must bo commenced hefoie Hie  issuance of such Ceitilieate of Impnncuicnts.  Dated tliis -iindday of July, ioor,.  JOHN B. OLD.  At once for "CANADA'S  GREATEST" NURSERIES ",  for the town of Revelstoke ancl  surrounding country, which  will be reserved for- the right  man. START NOAV at the  best selling season, and handle  our NEW SPECIALTIES on '  Liberal Terms.  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E_st3_ a  Yards���������Juot South of Hotel Climax,  on Smelter Track  w^xoEesssonsissznarazsBaajssiaiessciBaszsaEEESssssssEaa  g/VWVW^/^VWWV'VWV'VW*^  R. HOWSON & GO., FUNEEiAL DIRECTORS, EftiBALMERS  '." Tonr; Credit is ������������������ Good "  AT'THE '    '*   '   " ' " J?  CARPETS ���������'���������       >.������������������ LINOLEUMS       ,       OltOLOTlIS'  AND" ANYTHING   IN  THE   FURNITURE   LINE."  TKE PEOPLE'S 1_  FURNITURE STORE  REVELSTOKE, B. C. - ^  THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  '      LIMITED.  The British Columbia  Employment Agency  In connection with Agencies at  VANCOUVER,SEATTLE  CALGARY,   WINNIPEG  '.    ^   AND  EASTERN   CITIES  All kinds of help supplied onshoitcst notice.  LUMBERMEN'S HELP A   SPECIALTY  Office   Application*  prfmiptlv_ iiltended. .to.  Queers Hotel Illock. '!". O. Box 248~   R. H. ROGERS,    -    MANAGER  Iluvolntoko, B. C.  THe Royal City  IM PORTE RED  AND WHOLESALE DEALER.  Manufacturers  of Aerated Waters  ��������� BEVELSTOKE,    _3. O.- '  GET   YOUR   EYES    EXAMINED   FREE  A large  variety  of Glasses always V  kept in stock here  Try. a pair   on   we guarantee -a���������'  perfect iit.  ,    If- you-    require  - ' anything in Jewelry  it is here for you.*,  A complete stock  _of the'  right   class .  of soc"l*i.  . "~    .  j. GUY BARBER,    -Jeweller, Optician  Wholesale and Retail  l-'isli Merchants  FRONT STREET  New Westminster  Write for our intereHtir.g books "Invent-  or\s Help" nnd " Hov you nre swindled/'  Send in n rvufgfi sketch or model of your in-,  vention on in proven* en I and wc will tell yon(  free our opinion ns lo wliethrr H ioprobnbly'  imtcntnhic Rejected nppli cut Ions have often  been nicce^fully prosecuted by ns. \Ve  conduct fully equipped offices in Moiittcn)^  nnd Wa^Iiiiif.toH ; tnitcitmlifici imto niompt-t  Iy rii-tpnlcli work nnd quickly .-cine rn tents,  ni broidns tlie invention. Highest references.  furnished. *  Patents procured through Mnrion & Ma**/  rlon receive speeinl notice without charge h>.)  over ioo newspapers distributed throughoutf  , the Dominion. <  Specialty :���������Patent business of  Manufac  ers nnd ]  _  e  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke* B. G.  & COY  Wholesale ancl Retail Dealers -  PRIME   BEEF.     PORK.   KLTTON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.'  All kinds of Fish, Salmon,  Halibut, Cod, Smoked Salmon,  Kippers, Bloaters, shipped to  all points.  , turcrs nii(f ltngincers.  MARION & MARION  5    Patent Export-! nnd Solicitors,   t    ������������������_.���������.     . ��������� v������ ��������� -��������� ������������������,  fcjJSSSS^sSS������' Write for Prices  REOPENED  REMODELED  Union Jfotel Restaurant  Mrs. McKitrick, Manageress.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Rates Moderate.  ��������� jiu | >j(iBiiwi_ia������WMaMg>>aftigjaLg������M.-^ ^  /  OVER AN  OLD  The Mining Excitement at  Seymour Arm Recalls the Big  Bend Excitement of Forty  Years Ago.  Not since the collapse of tho Big  Bend excitement of 1SG5-0 havo so  many people congregated at 'tho old  townsite of Seymour, at the head of  Seymour Arm, and trodden the old  tvnil that served thousands of fortune  luintors ns they made their way to  and from tho EI Dorado on tho Col-  tlinhiaand its sold laden ttiliutaiies.  The location of the nunieious mineral  claims on what is the most pronounced  and best defined vein in the province,  is responsible for the resurrection of  "the old trail. Scores of men have  already made their way to the new  strike and more go in \\ ith every trip  tho little steamer makes from Sicamous Junction on Shuswap Lake.  The old trail is but little overgrown  ���������with new growth of underbrush but  fallen tiiuber makes travelling irksome in places. The old log bridges  are in most cases just as firm and  sound as the day they were put in,  and even on the large branch of the  Seymour river, the abutments of the  bridge are~in good condition though  the superstructure has long since been  swept away. In the valley at tho  head of the Arm there is a consulei-  Able extent of excellent land suitable  for mixed farming and fruit cultuie,  though the greater pat t of it is, it is  undei stood, held by absentees who  also have" the timber rights. The  quality of the timber is of the finest,  the cedar, fix and other tiees reaching  huge dimensions.  * Upon passing through the heavj  , timber and reaching the higher ground  the growth becomes more open arid  great stretches of wild pasture hinds,  knee deep in luxuriant grasses, greet  the eye and afford feeding grounds for  '' large herds of������cnt iboo.    This is a.fav  *:. > ~ . -v    '    *     -     te  orite  hunting" giouud ^where .the Indians resort for deer, and they have  *-..��������� -* -i    ~   '   .. .'  ��������� been very reticent about the presence  bf mineral in that neighborhood, many  claiming tliey knew'years ago of. what  is now^terme'd^the.new galena strike  bu't'-said notliing about it as tliey did  not want the white  men to kuow of  the' cariboo" hunting"to be had; they  .wanted that for themselves.  -  There are already over-eight miles of  * "claims stakccTou the gieat galena vein  and many of the prospectors who are  in that section will no doubt tuin  their attention to the surrounding  hills and it is moie than possible other  discoveiies of importance will be made  before the snow dtives the prospector  out  of   the mountains.     A vien 2.0C0  - feet deep" and'proved to be more than  three miles "long is not found every  day.' "Whether it will prove'all its  owners hope or "not depends-upon so  "many things that it is somewhat premature to make a forecast but it is  very probable that works maj',' be  erected for the local'treatment of the'  -ofe. Even if the gold and silver values  Jf. .���������f, fti fti fti fti fti fti fti t*. i fti fti fti fti ftn fti fti fti fti ftt ftt ftt fti ftt i*t*t i  -m-m- ff f' 'J. fl ff f* fl %��������� ff '4? f' ff ff fl f' ff f? ff f f '+1 '4.' ff .  ty ��������� '       - ���������*  ������ Do Not  Neglect Your Home <  ty. We have a large assortment of .Garden Tools,. Spades, -^  + Hoes, Rakps; Etc., Ornamental '"Garden  "Fencing,   Gal- "' ;  ty vanissed Wire Mesh Fencing. t  ^Paints, Varnishes, Brushes l\  '���������������'.,-       "     '    Whitewash Brushes and Brushes!of'all kinds.. .-^  .T."-: Call and iuspect our new stock.  .',.'. ��������� " v;  ty ������������������;';.;.,    ��������� J, _��������� ::,;.  /.;... \ J,  I Lawrence Hardware Gompaeiy j  t^_*i r*Jt*a tfri f_fri *^S ***** ������*fr������ "������*N ������*$*��������� ********** *<\** ������ltv ;*fr������ ***** ***** ***** ***** **&* ������4������. ***** **������* .*K **T* ft* **  ������������������i*1 'Jt1 *jL* sL" *i 4* 4������ *X' ** 4������ *> ��������������������������� V *V V **L* **L* **v lX* **ia* 'X* \L" *���������*���������  *%* 4* ^  f*AA*A/+/+/ii/i/i/i+i/^^  LOANS  NOTARIES  SIBBALD ~& FIELD  HAVE  ouses and Lots  FO R SALE  IN ALL  PARTS OF THE CITY  INSURANCE *   ' COMOX COAL  **&* ������������t*, ,**** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** t't'i j't'a **j** *TJ** rfv f*i% ������fra t*t*j jejfo t*fr| jfls i*fr������ **T* **fr* ***** A ***** *****  T^TTpti.1 M^ *$>* '*P'*V*4^J * ���������*���������' %k*4* '*- '���������t1 '4������J l+' lV l*V V 4* * l+l**V **v^*v **x  * J.B. Cressman I  ty  ART   TAILOR  6hould prove to be low when the limit  of oxidation is passed, .it will be a huge  lead mine, the assays giving C9 per  cent of' that metal. Should the ore  be treated on the spot, the old town of  Seymour wt'.l tig/im . ber the,seat of  activity; histir.y Will repeat itself as  has happened mine than' once in  this province. The future progress of  the uew.miiiiug disti ict will be watched with keen ii.teiol.  ��������� ln the- old.daj s of the Big Bend excitement the .thousands tha^flocked  in went either by trail along Shuswap  Lake or by water to Seymour, then  by tiail ovcr the divide to the Columbia, river."' TLe steamer Mai ten was  built at Kamloops by the Hudson's  Bay traffic and cariied the majority  of miners, though many went in  canoes and row boats." Kamloops was  the outfitting point "tnd is now as then  the natural place for prospectors to  obtain their supplies. There is no  reason why the local steamboat men  should not ni.iko a few trips from  Kamloops to Seymour. No doubt  many other than ptnspei'tors would  gladly avail thorns-elves of an excursion  cruise on ono of the prettiest sheets  of water in the country. There is no  more charming scenery to bn found  in British Columbia, and such a trip  would bo a capital short holiday for  those who would like to get away for  a few days,���������Kamloops Sentinel.  WHO IS  YOUR TAILOR ?  Your clothing is the most  important factor. Clothing  made by good tailors will  give satisfaction. Tailoring  ib our business,.  If you want to be.neaily and  well dressed let me take your  measure. Latest, stjIes and  the latest cIoths_are supplied  at our Tailoring establishment.   '"  IV.   J.    LIGHTEURtlE, Manager.  NEWLY BUiLT ANSI FURNISHED  STRICLY F!RST-CLA8S  THE   BAR    IS    SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, L8QU0RS AND CIGARS  ARROWHEAD, -  B. C.  Y STABLE-  First-class Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  Single and Double Rigs   for   Hire  on   Reasonable  Terms.    Turned out Clean and  Neat.'  Abljr furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  ressnianf  ART   TAILOR #  .....      : ..:-   ,.,j������   ������      ���������. ty  Jf. Jt. Jti fti 'ftt fti fti fti fti fti ftt fti ftt x_*1 ftt ftt f-M-  '4.1 ff f* f* fl'+'TJ.1 ff f 'iff fl}*v v(f ff fl f* T*r  LEGAL  JCOTT & BRICOS,  Barristers, Solicitors, Ete.  Solicitors lor Molsons Bank.  First Street  Kevelstoke, B. C.  fJARVEY, M'CAKTEK & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors tor Imperial Bank ol Canada.  Company lunds to loan at 8 per cent.  First Street, Revelstoke B. 0.  Notice to Creditors  Dr. Morrison  DEN'flbT  Office���������Iawrenco IHnl������areCo. Block���������Upstaiis  -SOCIETIES.  LOYAL ORAN.GE LODGE No. 1358."  Regular meetings ore held in the  Oddfellows Hall on  the Third Frl-  davof each month, at 8 p m.'sharp.  a   VluItiiiL' brethren cordlHllvinvilea  ������   -, .J  A. ACHEbON*. W.  M  -*-i���������-ET-JrTAGCil-.&TrRec.-Sec���������  KOOTENAY STAR, It. B. P.  Meets on First Tuesday ol every month, in  I. O. 0. r. Hall.  ���������    ' j. ACHESON. W. P.    -  .   *������- --      It. J.TAGCiEttT, SEO.       -        i  Cold Range Lodgro, K. of  P.,  No. 26," Bevelstoke, B. C.  Meets' every Wednesday  iu OddfellDMs' Hull ac S  o'clock -VMting Khlghts are  cordially invited. -  '  COTT,  (!. C.  STEWART MCDONALD, K. ot P.. ������ S.  H. A.BROWN. U. ot F  Corporation of the City of  , Revelstoke.  COURT   OF r REVISION..  Notice is hereby given that the first sittlnc ol  tlieConrtct Revision of lhe City of Rc\eNtoke,  to reuse the Assessment Itoll of the ������aid Citj for  tliu jear 1005 will be. held at tlio Council Cbain-  lu-r, City Hall Ke\ iiIstokr.lt C on "Monday, the  Uth day of September, 1905, at the hour of 8 p. m.  -     n. FLOYD,  Rovelstoko, Aug. 7th, 1005. Cit} Clf rk.  ang lOtil  '   THE   MATTER.   OF   THE    ESTATE    OF  WILLIAM   HABB    BEATTY,   LATE   OF  -   ARROWHEAD, ' BRITISH    COLUMBIA  DECEASED|  NOTICE is hereby gi\'en, pursuant to the  " Trustees and E-cec utors Act," to all creditors of the estate of the said William Itnbb Beatty  to send or deliver to the undt-r-signed, on or before  tlie l������t da> of August, 1905, tlio-.r chribtian names  and sim.ames, addresses and descriptions, the  full pui ticulars of theircluims, duly perilled, and  the n.ilurc of the -,ecui ities (if au>) held b> tliem.  And fultlier take notice that after snrh date the  c\ei.utoi-s will proceed to distrihiitorthe astcts of  the deceased, having regard only to the claims of  uliicli theyshall tl.cn have notice, and will not be'  liable for such assets to any-penjoit/Or persons oft  whose claims theysliall not h.ne leceived notice,  at the tune of such distribution l\      ,  Sated tlie 8th day of June, A.D., 1003.  HARVEY, MCCARTER &'PISKHAM, "  Solicitors for~thT"X_e_utors;~  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby gt\en that.C'T d-^ys afterdate,  wo intend to apply t������ the lion the t hief Commissioner of Lands aiul Works fnr pi>in'.iv,i(ill to  mirctiaso 100 acres of land situ ite nn Uppi r Arrow  l.nKo. V est Kooteu iy District, described as  follows .���������  t onuiiencini; at a pnHpl'inted nu the cast shore  of Upper Arrow- Lake, at tho corner of 1 ot 1.130,  Oroup 1, and niuiked "Airowliead Luititier Com  pan>'s south w-est corner po^t"; thenre cut; ilorg  the nortii boundary of Lot I.Hi), SO chains; lliom-e  north 41' chains: llieii'U west JO chains, more or  less, to the shore of Upper Arrow Like: theuce  Himtlierl), and following tlle shore hue of Upper  Arrow Lake, to the point of eoiiuucncemeut  Dated tills tth August. 11)05.  alO OO      AHROWUUAD LUMBER CO., LTD.  TIMBER NOTICES.  Notice is hereby ghen that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to-the Chief Commissioner of Lands Mid \*i ork* fi.r n special licence  io cut and carry away timber from the loUow'  ing described lands lu East Kootenay districl:  1. Commencing at a poU marked "Arthur  Paj lie's north weft (.orner post," "planteil on  the cast bank of. iillivan river about Smiles  from Kinbasket Lake,'.hence south 80 chains,  thence edit fcu chaius, thence nortii SO chains,  thencewest SC cbains to point of commencement.  Dated June 13tb, ICOi.  2. Commencfng at a post marked "Arthur  Pa; no's south east corner post," planted on  tbe south, bank of Sullnan rher about 5Ji  miles from Kinbasket lake, tbence north -lo  chains, thence west 1G0 chains, thence south 10  chains, thence- cast 1G0 chains to point of  commencement.  v 3. Commencing at a post marked "Arthur  Pajne's nortii cost corner post," planted on  the south bank of Sullivan river about 5^  miles from Kinbasket lake, thenee south 80  chains, thence wesi so chains, thenee north 80  cbains, thence east 80 chainB to pointof commencement.  4. Commencing at a post marked "Arthur  Pajne's north wen corner post,!' planted on  the south bank of Sullivan river, about fi'A  miles from Kinbasket lake, theu:e south <lu  chains.thence cast J61 chains theuce north  ���������:o chain's, thence -nest 1U0 chains to pointof  commencement. -" '  5 Commencing at a post marked "Arthur  Tayne's "outh west corner post," planted on  the south bonk'ol Sullivan river about SJ'C  miles from Kinba-ket lake, theuce north-lu  chains, thence cast 160 chains, thence >outh 40  chains, tlience west 160chains to poiut oi comment ement.  Dated June 14th, 1<K)3.  0. Commencing at a post marked "Arthur  Pajncls north west corner post," planted on  thc south bank of Sullivan river abont 'Yj  miles from Kinbs>-ket lake, thunee south lu  chains, thence cast IM) chains, thenee north 40  chains, thenci. west 160 cbains to pointof commencement.  7. Commencing at a post marked "Arthur  Payne's -outh west corner po-,1," planted on  the cast bank of Sullivan rher obont}-������ mile  frota Kinbasket laJ,Cj Ihence norlh gOihalns  thence cast 80 chains, thence south 80 chains,  thence nest SO chains to pointof commencement.  Dated June latb, ISOj.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a clay.  Monthly Rate.  D   FOR   SALE  Orders   left'   here   for   Firewood    promptly     filed.  Dry Fir,  Hemlock and Cedar.  as. Turn ross, Prop  it/m'j_ii/_ ��������� JXifrm  J. Albert Stone. ��������� Prop.  FOR   SALE  ���������At a Bargain if Sold This  Month���������  one' RESIDENCE '  In Central Part of the City, and One  Lot 50 x ioo.  A GOOD RANCHE  8o Acres, close to town, 35 acies of  Which can be easily cleared. Suitable for  Htiy and Mixed Farming-. Apply for  particulars at HERALD Office.  HOBSON & BELL  iffi'f  BAKERS AND COMFSGTsOt.ERS  .Fresh and Complete Lino of Gioceries.  NEAT  AND  CLEAN  -WORK-  Ju S3  AKTHUB PAYNE.  Advertise in "The Herald."  *aaaao****a****o*a*oea������**  ��������� FANCY CAKES        i  I AND COHFECHGHEnY   !  ��������� . If you ttant  tho^ahove wo  can   '  ��������� supply>ou with an)thing 111 this' ���������  *.r lm0.1,,: ,-   , '     "J  ��������� * THY OUR     ~    , (  ���������'            <           WnOLESOJIE                          J  I White and Brown Sread ;  I     Scones and Buns      !  Dances and Pin ato Parlies Catered To.  Full Stock of Excellent Candius.  A. E.  BENNISON,  * Mackenzie A\enuo.  IBS (AWARY .MARBLE  CRAillTEWORKS.  ^ 1  - Denlers in nntl Manufacturers of  Mai'ble und Gtanite Monuments,  Cemetery Fencings. ihintlepieces,  Tablets, Butchers' Slabs, Cindy Slabs;  Imposing Stones, etc. _ ,  ��������� Prices  the -lowest, for best material  and workmanship. '    \  'The largest_"\Ionumontnl Works in'  the Northwest-Territories.^���������.. ,   W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City   Free Bus meets all trains.  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents;  Front Street  Eest brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Travellers to  Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation at this  Hotel.  CHEEF   YGUNG,  Proprietor  5)6  id See Oir Seotcfi Tweeds l  Before you place your Order for a Fall Suit.  f  We also carry the Best Lines of Worsteds and Serges  in'the market.    PRICE RIGHT !  Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed.  WE USE THE UNION LABEL.  ������  a  Q. A. SCOTT,  Mackenzie Avenue  $*fyyvwv>vw\AAAiv^^  HE HERALD  Yes, that reminds me that I 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 business- ������**>>-������j-  like'for me to write my letters on Wrapping Paper., -  MOTTO :    Never let your Stationery run but.".  UPTODATE PRINTING t  . At Moderate Prices.      .  y->  M  jM  ' #i'ir  J3&  Jas. I. Woodrow  The Sorr.erviUe Co., Props.,  CALGARY, ALTA. "      . ,  R. Howson & Co., Agsnts,  - RBVKLS'J'OICK, B. C.  Retail Dealer in���������   < ^ . *-  Beet, Pork,  ���������-���������Mutton ,JEte,_  z/^"  SEWING MACHINE.'  ROLLER BEARIN&  '   HIGH GRADE.  Fish and Game in Season....  AU orders promptly filled.  CoT������eot9,. EBYBM50HB.B.'  by buying thla  reliable, honest,  high grade sewing machine.  STRONGEST GUARANTEE.  National Sewing Machine Co.,  SAN  FRANCISCO.   CAL.  FACTORY AT 3EUVIDERE. ILL.  PELLEW-KARVEY,  BYAHT & OILMAN  ' Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.   ; Established 1650  20th   Century   .  Business College:  VICTORIA;  B.'C.    ' .  SHORTHAND  TYPE WRITING-  -TELEGRAPHING  BOOKKEEPING  PENMANSHIP    "  A thorooeli liuiiness training.   Arrange.  menu fur Doanling Caiuullan Pupils.    ;  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Test������ made up to 2,0001bs.    ���������  " A specialty made of cheeking Smelter i  Pulps.  Samples from thc Interior bj- mail or  express promptl> auended to.  correspondence solicited.:  VANCOUVER, B. C.  NORTON   PRINTZ, Principal  r.o elstoke Corresponding Se:rttary  C. S. DENT '  60 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  .... Copyrights &c.  Anyone Rending n pketcb nnd description may  quickly nscortnln our opinion free whether an  Invention l������ probnbly pntcnwhle    CommnnKav.  .llonamrlcUyronlldontlal. HANDBOOK on Patent*  sent froo. Olilost oirenpy for Berunnftpatenta.  Patonw taken throutib Munn & Co. receive  ipcctal notice, without chnrgo. lntho  Scientific Hmnm.  A handsomely lllu������������rnted wceklv. Ijmrcst circulation of nny aclontlBe Journal. Terms. 13 a  year: four months. $L Soldbyall nevradealera.  MUNN & Co.36tB~������tf-a'- New York  Branch office, 625 F Bt, Washington. D. C .  Piano Tuning  Leave Orders at Allum'a Jewellery Store   ,  Eight Voare' Experience.  Madame Griselda (the celebrated so  prar.o) says:���������" The piano I used for my  concert last night, and which was tuned  by you, was done perfectly and I found it  in excellent condition."  M. S. HASTINGS, TUNER.  Wood for Sale.  liaving established ;i peimanent  wood yard, the citizeiib can depend on  getting first class dry wood at all  times.  ROBERT SAMSON. *g������-������������j^������<������������^^������>-^������*.������><k<.������3|K%.������j.-������..j������^.j.^.j������%..j*������������j������*������j������'������������j������������.������j������^������j������-������������j*������������j������-������������;������% v  t  ?  ���������:���������  t  ���������:���������  t  .���������>  *  ���������>  T  he Gypsy's  fR"  A   SECRET  REVEALED  CHAPTER XXXIII.  Tha musicians stole from tho gal-  lory; some servants came into tho  room, half fearfully to turn out tho  lights. The countess and Irene, still  holding Madge's hand, stood us  peoplo stand in the center and shock  of an earthquake. Royce wus pacing  up and down, his head upon his  breast, his lips tightly compressed.  Seymour  had   disappeared.  Tlie entracc of the servants scorned  to arouse the threo women from  their lethargy; Madgo drew her hand  from Irene's and moved across tho  room slowly, with weary, dragging  step.  Royce looked after her for a second,  as  if hesitating.  "do to her, Royce!" murmured  Irene, brokenly. But when he followed her Madge shook her head and  put up her hand.  "I���������I want to bo alone. Do not  come���������yet!"- she said, and Royco  stopped-short.  Madge wont slowly up tho great  staircase. Most of tho lights had  been extinguished in the hail, and a  funeral dimness masked the scene,  had  been so  dazzling.  She went to her own room and  stood loaning ~ against tho bed,  breathing slowly and painfully, and  Marion entered a moment or two after her. The girl looked palo, and  started with a cry of alarm when  sho saw her mistress.  "Oh, madam!" she began tremulously.  "Leave me, Marion," said Madge  in a faint, hollow voice. "Leave mo!  I���������I want to be alono. I will undress  inysolf.    Go,   please!"  Tho girl lingered for a momont,  then slowly and reluctantly left tho  room.  Madge with trembling hands unfastened her dress.  - As she did so, in a vague way sha  missed tho diamond ornaments. For  a second or two she stood as if  trying to remember what had bocomo of them, thon it all flashed  back upon her���������the wholo hideous  scene, and, more clearly than all,  the look of shame and misery upon  Roycc's face.  Yos, she who lovod him so doarly  that she would have given hor life  to spare him a moment's pain had  ruined and degraded him. She had  brought disgrace and humiliation  upon this noble house; the countess'  prophecy had met with speedy fulfillment. She, Madge, had mado herself  a  curse unto  hcr  husband.  All this���������and much moro!���������boro  down upon her, ate into hor heart,  as she stood beforo the glass. What  should she do? *\Vhat could she do?  To repair tho ruin sho had caused  was impossible. Koyce must hate  her! A faint cry broke from her cold  lips at the thought, and she staggered back from the glass at the reflection 01 her own face, which had boen  the cause of his ruin.  What should she do? The question  beat upon her brain with cruel persistence. Presently the answer came,  as if from inner source���������"Go away!  I.<ave him and the house you have  dragged down to your own level. Go,  before worse happens! Tho man Jake  will come back as soon as the money  obtainedby the diamonds is spent;  will come back to work fresh misery  and disgrace.   Go and go at once!"  "Yes." she murmured, "that is  best! I must go, and forever! Jack  bates me���������he must; he could not  help it. He must wish me dead. Oh,  If I could only die! If I had only  died before he saw mo!" and she  clasped her hands over her face.  Jitter^ a__noment^or^two^Bho_gained^  strength to obey the inner voice. She  went to the drawer at tho bottom  of one of the wardrobes, she took  out the old linsey dress and the red  shawl. She would wear no other  dress; nothing that he had bought  hor, nothing that should remind her  or anvone else that she was Roycc's  wife.  With feverish haste, now, she put  on thc dress and wrapped thc shawl  around her; and af; aha looked in tho  glass, a bitter, miserable smile passed over hcr face. It was In this  dress that aha had listened to his  vows of love, and yot the sight of it  now would only remind him of what  she was, and mako him hato hur  moro  intensely.  Sho looked around tho room with  a heavy sigh, and turned to the  door; then, as if she had suddenly remembered It, sho went to tho drawer  and took out tho watch and the  locket. Sho looked at them with  something of a shudder, and put  thom on the dressing-table, but they  seemed to appeal to her with dumb  eloquence, reminding her of tho night  Royce,; all unconscious, had laid with  his head on her bosom, and she  thrust them into her pocket.  Then she opened the door, listened  intently, and went down the corridor. Hall way she hoard footsteps  ascending the stairs. To go back to  her room and be found by Royce, to  face that look in his oyos, was impossible. She pushed the door nearest to hor, and finding it open, entered the room.  It was dark, but sho drew back to  tho farthest cornor from tho door,  and waited. The footsteps ceased,  and sho was about to leave her hiding-place and go on her way, she  heard a voice. It was Royce's and  it came from the adjoining room;  and then, peering about, she saw  that he had entered tho small boudoir next the countess' dressing-  room. The door wa.s ajar, and  "Madge could hoar as plainly as if  she had been In the room itself. At  the sound of Roycc's' voice her heart  leaped with an awfu* craving, and  she stood still.   She wis listening to  that beloved voico for thc last timo,  she told herself���������for the lust time!"  "What is to bo dono?" sho heard  tho countess say, in a voice which  sounded hollow and weak with trouble and weariness.  "God knows!" said Royce, and  Madge know that ho was pacing to  and fro as he had paced in tho ballroom; could picturo his palo, harassed face as plainly as if sho saw it.  "God knows! I feel confused, bewildered, and miserable!" he added  with a groan. "Mother, I ought not  to havo come horo! It was a mistake, a fatal ono! I might havo  known that���������that somo of thom  would find us out, and���������and bring  this upon you. Forgive mo mother!  Ever sinco I was born I havo boen a  troublo to you, and havo disgraced  tho old, namo. and. now���������and now���������"  VYes," said the countess, as if sho  wore communing with herself rather  than speaking to him, "it is disgrace  and ruin!"  "And I have brought it upon you!  he said bitterly.  She turned her head slightly, almost as if she did not understand;  then she put her hand to her brow.  "You mean " she said confusedly.  "I mean that fellow's presence hero  to-night," ho said. "I might havo  known that; he would come after  Madgo and want money. 1 might  havo known! But I did not think;  I thought of nothing but my own  happiness."  "It is tho way with all of us," she  said  almost  absently.  "No," ho said with deep emotion;  "it  is  not  your  way,   mother;     you  havo always thought of others "  She arose with a strange gesture  of denial, then sank into tho chair  again.  "It is I who am to blame," he  wont on.  "Yes," sho assented wearily, "you  have boon to blamo also. God works  in a mysterious way. It was fated  that you should do what you- have  done; that you should bring down  the edifico built upon .sand���������upon  sand!   I am punished."  "You, mother?" hc said, as if ho  did not understand her. Then mf ter a  pause, "What have you done, except  think and act for, my welfare? And  how have I rewarded you? But,  thero, what is ��������� tho iise of talking?  Tho question is, what are we to  do?"  Tho countess remained silent. It  scorned as if she wero too engrossed  by her own thoughts to understand  all he said.  Thore is only ono thing to do,"  ho went on after a moment of silence. "Madge and I must leave here.  Wo ought nover to have come; I seo  clearly enough now. Wo ought to  havo gone away, abroad somewhere;  anywhere where wo weren't known,  and wliero this couldn't have happened.   Poor Madgo!  Poor Madge!"  "Everything has gono wrong. A  curse has  rested   upon  mo  and     the  house  since "     She  stoppod     and  drew a heavy breath. "And yet all  seemed so smooth and straight. My  plans���������and God knows I planued and  schemed for your happiness, not my  own!���������my plans wero going to their  ends  as   if   Providence -had   blessed  them.   Ireno  loved you "  "Mother!" he cried.  "Yes," she said in her persistent  way, "she loved you���������she loves you  still; I know it! I see it plainly  every day. It is not only I who am  wretched! I watch her face; I know  by the look on it, by the tone of her  voico  when she speaks to you  "For God's sake be silent; say no  more/,���������mother!."_ Koyce: broke._,_out  hoarsely.       ���������  "lt is the truth,"  she said    dully  stubbornly;  "yoii have been and  are  I will    give   you  monoy.      Seymour  must givo you "  Royco started, and the blood flow  to hia hitherto white face.  "No," ho said, "not a penny from  Seymour. And mother " ho paused as if roluctant to continue; thon  he forced himself to go on. "Mother  Seymour., wants watching. You did  not seo him in tho card-room, and  did not hear what that man Jake  said."  "Wliat���������what? 'did ho say?" she  breathed.  "Enough to show mc���������all of us���������  that Soymour is���������not what ho pretends to bo," ho roplied. "Ho is a  lie and a fraud! God forgive mo  for speaking so of my brother, but  it is tho truth."  Tho countess shuddered.  "Yos," sho said slowly, painfully;  "ho   is  your    brother���������your   brother.  You say "  "That���������that ho wants watching,"  said Royce.  "I���������I have brought disgraco upon  tho old name, but ho will bring a  worso shamo on it if ho is not prevented.   Ho is tho    sort of man    to  gamble    away every ponny "���������     TTe  stopped, and put his hand to his  brow. "But- I can't think of him  now, mother. It is of Madgo and her  futuro I must speak. Wo will go  to-morrow. I know what she feels,  and I know that sho will not want  to see you���������any of you���������again. We  will pack up to-night, and be off  early to-morrow. Thoro must be  some spot in the world whore peoplo  can't point at us and "  His voice broke. Madgo heard the  countess  moan.  "I shall nevor see you again! Oh,  my boy, my hoy!" broke from her.  Madgo waited no longer. White  to the lips, with an agony worso  than death, she felt her way along  the wall of tho room and sped swiftly, noiselessly, along tho corridor  and down the stairs.  No ono was in the hall. The servants, ovon tho porter, wero congregated in the servants' hall discussing  with feverish excitement the events  of tho night; and sho went straight  to thc groat door, and opening it,  passed out into tho night.  lt was dark and a keen wind v/as  whistling through tho leafless trees.  It seemed to her to bo singing in a  mocking voice, "Trene loved you;  she loves you still!"  Madgo hastened her shawl around  her and stood for a moment, poised,  as it wero. upon thc broad step.  Whither should sho go? The answer  breathed by tho same inner voico  seemed to whisper despairingly���������  "Anywhere from this placo, anywhere!"  Obeying it, a.s before, she passed  down tho stops and swiftly crossing  tho lawn���������across tho light thrown  from the windows of tho still lighted  rooms���������was swallowed up in .the  darkness.  (To -be Continued.)  FLY FISHING-.  Described    by    a    Greek   Writer In  the Third Century.  blind not to have seen lt! I meant  you to marry hcr. You would have  been rich, you would havo beon  happy, and my great sin would not  have borne its fruit.'1.  Royce went up to her and laid his  hand  heavily on her shoulder.  "What aro you 3aying, mother?"  he demanded hoarsely.   "Your sin���������"  She started and looked at him for  a moment like ono in a dream; then  she put her  hand  to her  brow.  ���������'What havo I said?" she exclaimed  in a trembling voice. "Why do yo"  como here and drive me to despair?  Why "  Then she seemed to recognize him  and her head dropped again.  "What wero you saying, Royce?"  she said. "I���������I am upset and bewildered; I don't know what I am  saying!"  "My poor mother!" ho said, with  a strong man's pity. "God forgive  me for bringing all this upon you:  but there shall bo an end of it froni  to-night; wo will go away, Madge  and I."  She arose and seemed to struggle  for her usual  self-possession.  "Go on," she said in a constrained  voice. "I remember all now. Go,  on and tell your plans.11  "We will go away," ho repeated.  "It will be best for all of us, especially for poor Madge; she would  never bc happy here. I see that now.  I ought to havo foreseen it from the  first, but I did not. Wc will go  abroad to one of tho colonies. J  am strong and can work."  Tho countess, once more calm nnrl  collected, looked before her thoughtfully.  "Yes," sho said, "it will bo the  best.   Poor  girl!"  "Yes, I pity hcr, and I do  wonder at it. I will not blame  for marrying her; no man placed as  you were could havo resisted hcr.  But it was a mad thing to do. Mad!  Yes, you must go." Shc sighed  heavily.    "You  must  go.   But  not  you  Probably few fishermen are awaro  tbat fly-fishing dates back to classic  limes. A minute description of thc  artificial fly as used by Macedonian  anglers ia given by Aelian, a Greek  writer of the third century, A. B., as  follows:  "itctween Berea and Thessalonica  there flows a river. Astraeus by  name, and there in it fishes of a spotted color, but by what name people  of those parts call them it is better  to ask Macedonians. At any rate  these fish' live upon th'e native flies  which" fall into the river and are like  no flies of anv other, part; one would  neither call them wa-splike in. appearance, nor would one reply to a question that this creature is formed  like what we call the hum-blo bees,  not yet like the honey bees themselves. It has really the proper  fashion of each of the above. In audacity it is like a fly, in size it  might be called a bumble bee, in color  it rivals the wasp, and it buzzes like  tKo honey bees. All common creatures of this sort are called horse  tails;���������Thtse-pitch'-upon-the���������stream-  to seek the food they aflect, but cannot help being seen l>y tho fish' which  swim underneath'.  "So whenever one of them sees tho  fly flouting ho comes softly, swimming under tho water, afraid of disturbing tho surfaco and so scaring  away his game. Then ha comes near  tho shady sido of the fly, gapes and  sucks Him in, Just like a wolf  snatching a sheep from the fold or  an eagle a goose from tho yard. This  done, he disappears beneath the ripple. Tho fishermen understand these  manoeuvres, hut th'ey do not mako  any use of those flies for a bait for  tho fish, for if the human hand lays  hold of thom they lose thoir natural  color, their wings fray ami they become uiu!������.tuble to tho fish. So for  this reason they make no use of  them because thoir nature forbids  their capture.  "So with' angling craft they outwit  the fish, devising a sort of luro  against them. Ihey lap a lock of  reddish wool round tho book, and to  tho wood-two cock's feathers which  grow under the wattles, and are  bro,light to th'e proper color with  wax. Thn rod js from six to ton  long and the horsehair lino has tho  same length. 'I'hey lower tho lure.  The lish is attracted by tho color,  excited, draws close nnd, judging  fronn its beautiful nppearnnco that it  will obtain a marvelous banquet,  forthwith opens its inouth, but is  caught, by tho hook, nnd hitler, indeed, is thc feast it. has, iiitvmiich ns  it is enpturcd."  TOWING  UP THE ORCHARD.  I plow as early as practiblo, harrow repeatedly during tho growing  season with a spring-tooth harrow,  often enough to furnish a good seed  bod, and sow mammoth or crimson  clover or both about July 1, writes  Mr. W. H. Hart. I am trying some  of my older orchards by plowing  early in tho spring every othor year  and seeding down at onco with  mammoth clover with a dressing of  fertilizer. This clover is mowed lato  in the season ahd again tho following summer and left on tho ground  as a mulch. I use a fertilizer 10 p.c.  phosphoric acid and C p.c. potash,  the sources being acid phosphate and  muriate of potash. This mixture  may not answer-for all soils, but  has given me good results.  I prefer to thin winter apples in  July before they have drawn on the  vitality of the tree. At this time  they part quite easily from the stem  and tho work can bo done rapidly.  The Northern Spy repays thinning  tho best of any commercial variety,  as large specimens bring fancy prices  and seconds aro nearly valueless. I  would rather thin too little than too  much, as tho loss from wind storms  is likely to bo groator proportionate  ly with larger fruit. Very littlo  thinning is needed whero high cultivation and pruning are practiced.  In spraying, I uso the usual formula of six pounds bluo vitriol in  50 gallons water, with lime added  somowhat in oxcess of tho test by  cyanide of potassium. Among large  trees I like two sprayings soon after bloom with winds in opposite  directions and a third spraying a  week or two later. I prefer arsenato  of lead as an insecticide, using one  pound to 50 gallons water. I uso a  large sizo pump with willing men to  pump and change or double up if necessary, using two lines of hose, ono  25 foet and another 50 foet long,  light bamboo poles, attaching tho  hose at the pole with a spring stop  cock to a i-inch brass tubing tied  to tho pole, terminated by a battery  of four nozzles on each line. If I can  get enough good men I prefer this  outfit to any power machine, as being lighter, morc flexible and less  liable to break down. Whero help is  not obtainable the gas machine gives  good satisfaction.  TREATMENT OF INSECTS.  Among tho most important summer applications for scale insects arc  the following: 1, kerosene emulsion,  dilute as much as ten times for apple, quince, and* pear, and as much  as 15 times for peach, plum and  cherry. For other^ plants the hardiness ' of which is not known, it will  bo best to uso. thc more diluto emulsion. * 2, kerosene , mixturo for tho  San Jose scale upon apple and pear  should be applied as a 20 p.c. mixture. For other, scale insects in their  young stage as well as for the San  Joso scale upon peach, plum and  cherry apply it not stronger than a  12 to 15 p.c. mixture. Spray on a  bright day, when tho air is moving,  although it does not need to be very  windy. 8, whale oil soap used in  warm water at the rate of ono  pound to seven or eight gallons  water. For the San Joso scale ono  should make it a little stronger, using one pound to 'flvo or six gallons  water. 4, common soap, one pound  in four or five gallons water. Good  strong soft soap will bo all right  for ��������� this, especially, > if a littlo carbolic acid, lye, caustic sodp. or caustic potash bo added. Tho lye that is  left from making soft soap is good  for killing such posts. 5, a strong  decoction of tobacco applied as a  spray. Those aro practically the  same remedies for destroying plant  lice.  THK BEST  BREED OF HENS.  The baro statement that there Is  no best breed is very strikingly emphasized so far as egg laying is concerned--by tho���������fecords_ot-the"���������last-  eight egg laying contests of. tho  Utility poultry club of Groat Britain.  In each of these contest's, which continue 16 weeks, four pullets constitute a team. Tho following data  taken from records of this club are  of striking interest at this season  when poultry raisers aro making  changes in their laying stock. Thc  figures which follow tho namo of  each breed represent the number of  eggs laid by the four pullets in the  pen; tho order in which tho birds aro  mentioned starts with tho flrst contest in 1897-8 nnd ends with 190-1-5.  First prizes won by: Minorca, 16,1-  Buff leghorns. 154; Silver Wyandottes, 223; Barred ^Plymouth Hocks.  137; Golden Wyandottes, 200; White  Wyandottes, 124; White Wyandottes,  243; White leghorns, 245. Second  prizes won by Minorcas, 149; Barred  Plymouth Rorks, 140;' Stiver Wyandottes, 161; BufT Xieghorns, 81; White  Leghorns, 185; Buff Orpingtons, 200;  Whito Wyandottes, 218: White La-  I Brcnse, 240. Third prizes won by:  Langshans, 346; Golden Wyandottes,  333; Buff Orpingtons, 151; Lincolnshire BinTs, 73; Buff Orpingtons, 104;  Buff Orpingtons, 200; Buff Orphlng-  tons,  213;  Whito Wyandottes,  22(5.  Purity is Goodness,  Goodness is Strength,  Tea Combines them AIL  8old only In sealed lead packets. By all Grocers,  Black, mixed or green. Highest Award St. Louis  1904  THIRD ANNUAL REPORT  Sovereign Bank of Canada  Th'o third Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Sovereign Barak  of Canada Was held at tho Head Ofllce, Toronto, on 13tli inst, and was  largely attended.  DIRECTORS'    REPORT.  The Directors beg to  present to  thc Shareholders     the Third  Annual  Report, showing the result of the business of the Banlc for the year ended  29th' April,  1905.  Balance nt credit of Profit and Loss Account on 30tii April,  1904       .��������� $     6,112.05  Net profits for tho year ended 29tH April, 1905, after deducting Charges of Management, Provincial Government and  Municipal Taxes, all . Advertising Expenses and accrued  Interest on Deposits, nnd after making full provision for  all Bad and Doubtful Debts   133,975.07  This has been appropriated as follows:  Quarterly  Dividends   $65,000.00  Transferred to Reserve Fund  .-   50,000.00  Written  off Bank Premises      10,000.00  Reserved for Rebate of Discount on Bills not yet   duo    5,000.00  ������140,088.32  -$130,000.00  Balance carried forward   ,- S 10,088.32  RESERVE    FUNDif  Balance at credit of account,  30th April,   1904    $350,000.00  Transferred fremi Profit and Loss Account    .-      50,000.00  Total,  29th April,  1905    .- '. $400,000.00  Th'e crops in Ontario were below tho average last ycarr and tho past  winter was one of the hardest -for many years, but in spito of theso circumstances overy department of tlio Bank's business has mado good progress, and tho outlook at the present tiimo is distinctly favorable. Tlio increase of $2,624,751.50 in deposits and S10(>,325 in note circulation cannot fail to bo gratifying to tho shareholders, as it affords convincing evi-  donce of a growth of public confidence in tho Bank, of which any Canadian  institution might be proud.-  Tho assots show an increase of $3,065,831.49 over last year, and  amount to Sll,669,905.58. Of-this there is in actual cash' or at credit  with our bankers $1,569,682.57 or moro than tho entire capital of the Bank.  The increase in th'o "Bank.Promises" account is chiefly duo-to tlie pur-  ch'aso of a -valuable site on the principal financial thoroughfare in Montreal and the erection of a first-class ten-storey building, tlio ground floor  of which will be occupied by tho Montreal Branch and- the flrst -floor by  th'o- General "Manager and his staff.' -. v .   --.'  The number of Shareholders "on 29tH April, 1905, was 887.as compared'with 841 in 1904, representing an average holding-of i.4'.'64 shares  per stockholder. This,is a very wido distribution and affords satisfactory-  security to tho public- RANDOLPH MACDQNALD,   President.  COMPARATIVE    STATEMENT.  LIABILITIES. 30th Apl. '04.  Capital Stock Paid up ......  '. $1,300,000.00  Reserve Fund and .Undivided Profits ....  '       356,112.65  Dividends accrued, "but not duo, and  former  Dividends  unclaimed            16,250.00  Sovereign Bank Notes in circulation  1,091,865.00  'Deposits    :.'..   ...-   5,691,453.33  Duo to Banks ia Great Britain         148,393.11  29lh Apl. '05.  ������1,300,000.00  ' 410,088.32  , '     16,537.50  "1,198,190.00  8,316.204.83  '    428,884.93  i               $8,604,074.09 $11,669,905.58  ASSETS'.  Cash and Bank Balances  $1,120,081.30 $1,509,682.57  Cash' deposited with' Government for    security of note circulation -.         37,749.18 50,808.40  Bonds and Stocks  ' "    661,458..8 832,931.00  Loans and  Discounts  ....   .-. .-.  6,720.772.34 8.919,582.13  Bank Premises,  Safes,  etc    ......        61,012.79 .      290,841.48  will be no need for work or poverty;   of tho dead.   +   GAUDS   KOFI THE DKAP.  The fashion is becoming popular l������  Paris of leaving cards at lho eeni-e-  tery. An oak box, placed on a  tombstone, is intended for the cards  of thoso who visit Ihu resting place  of a departed friend. In this wny  the near relatives find out thoso  thero I friends wh������ st-'"  cherish Una meuioi'y  LIVE  STOCK NOTES.  F.xperiments    with    brewers'  grains of good  quality  have  $8,604,07-1.09  $11,669,900.58  D. M. STEWART,  Montreal,   29tK  April,   1905.      2ndVice-President and  Gen. Manager.  PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS.  In moving the adoption of the Directors' Report, th'o Prosident spoke  as follows:    - *  .Tho 'Directors and myself fool'that the actual earnings and position of  th'e Bank-are now sufficient-, to warrant' an increase in the: dividend. - The-  rate for the present* quarter will be, "14* Per cent.,-or 6 "per cent, per .an-;  num. We fully'expect to bo ablo to maintain this, rate, and also make  handsome additions to Uie Reserve Fund,and otKerwiso strengthen the Bank:*:  Tho General Manager spent th'rco month's "in  Great" Britairf-and     the"  Continent,  and was very successful in furthering the interests of th'e Batnk  in Ene land,  and in  the financial centres'of .Europe.... ���������  GENERAL MANAGER'S ADDRESS.  The General Manager stated that tho surplus over all public liabilities was $1,700,000, and over 40 per cent, of the assets immediately  available; tlio proportion of tho latter being 57 por cent, of the total  deposits,  which was a highly satisfactory showing.  Thc overdue debts wero good, and only temporarily past due, the  liank-having- written oil or provided for all bad and doubtful debts out  of the year's profits.  Tho Hank hnd 26,725 depositors -and -6,185 discount customers, making a total of 32,910, which hn considered a splendid clientcllo to have  acquired in threo years. The doposits average but $311 por customer,  and the loans show an average of $1,400 por borrower, which ought to  satisfy the most exacting shareholder.  Excluding directors' applications for tho new Issue of stock, the Bank  had received subscriptions for nearly 5,000 shares, whilo the total issue  was only 3,2.")0. There wero only 27 2 shores left nfter allotment, and  theso have l-.een oversubscribed for nearly ten times. Referring to theso  facts, Mr. .Stewart slated that this was th'e greatest compliment th'o  management of fhe Sovereign Bank could hnve received, and it should bo  a powerful influence In further establishing Uio confidence of lho public  in   thc institution.  The following directors wero unanimously re-elected:���������  rtiinclolph Mardonnld, A. A. Allan, li. M. Stewart, Hon. Tl. McMillan,  iron. IVter McLaren, Arch'. Campbell, 'M.P., John Tugsley, W. IC.  McNat'itht.  At. n sul-.seqiienl meeting .of the Board, Mr. Itandolfh Macdonald was  fleeted President: Air. A. A. Allan, First Vice-President, nnd Mr. D. M.  Stewart, Second  Vice-Presid"iit and  General Manager.  drie-1  shown '  A  VtOKO  IK MOTHZtt'S  KAI. I    WHmit  riu/rinrio  tin   inhaht. Ann   in   tH*  MOHrttO   THAT   OOMB BtfOHa    rHAt  T1MB,  SCOTT'S   EMULSION  BUPniBO THK tSXTKA BTKXNBTH AHO  notiitiiiHMRHT oo iimaaaanitr ro*  Th* HKALTH   Of BOTH MOTHB/7 ANO  OHILD.  Send for free enniplfr.  SCOTT &  IIOWNE,  Cl!������ml������l������,  Toronto, Onurta.  joe. and gi.oo j all druggists.  tliom   to  be fully  equal   to  oats  and  lo    bo      decidedly   moro economicul. '  Kut      being     particularly   palatable,  i!*,e.v sliould  bo    mixed     with      othor  grains,   such   us   bran   nnd  corn. '.  'I'ho  host  feed   for  poults   is    bread  soaked    in     milk,   nil   the     moisture  squeezed  out with   the  hand,  for the  first few dnys: then ono third of this,  one  third    oatmeal     nnd  one     third  hard-boiled   egg     mashed   Cue.     shell j  and      all.   Follow    this  with     small ;  broken wheat, oatmeal nnd corngrils j  or  samp.    It ico     boiled    quite  dry  in  milk   i.s good    for bowel  troublo    in  either . chickii or  poults. ���������',::  'The. man-who is progressive enough  to get. storied along some dairy linn  of breeding has born or created in  him something' of'the next essential;  elements to good dairying, and thnt  is good feeding.   To be a good breed  er, then, is to be a good feeder, and  on thc other hand, to bc a good  feeder is to bo a good breeder. The  two nro inseparable. One cannot  exist to the highest point of perfection without the othcr. The well-  bred animal in tho hands of a poor  feeder i.s far worse than tl-.e poorly  bred one in tho hands of a good  f coder.   *.   A MAN OF=CltEDIT.  A distinguished Irish lawyer, always in impoverished circumstances,  once took. Chief .Justice Whiteside to  see his magnificently furnished now  house  in  Dublin..  "Don't you tliink," he sjid. with  a complacent look about, '-that I do-  servo great credit fur this?"  "Ves," the judge answered, dryly,  "and you appear to have got it."  AUTHOR CHIMNEY SWEEP  REMARKABLE     HISTORY      07  WALTER  HUNT.  Cleaned Domestic Flues That    He  Might     Study, at   the  Museum.  There havo been learned blacksmiths besido El ihu Burritt,' tho famous American 'one; and *"��������� learned  masons and cobblers oven, and various othcr humblo callings have been  associated with scholarly fame, but  until Walter Hunt was discovered tho  other day, one never had heard of a  loarnod chimney sweep, says a London letter. Cortainly, Mr. Hunt can  claim to bo tho first member of tho  sooty brotherhood who over published a book. It was that .which led to  his being found out. Aro Wo a Declining Nation? is tho titlo of the  work. There can bo no doubt that  much learning and patient research  have been involved in its composition. It is brimful of quotations  from and references to Latin and  Greek authors and modern physiological experts and bristles with statistics and figures. But it is not tho  sort of book that attracts the avor-  agoreador. It is hardly likely that  copies onough will bo sold to justify  Mr. Hunt in abandoning chimney  sweeping for authorship. Howevor,  that docs not bother him much.  Such devotion as ho has shown to  learning is" novor inspired by tho .  more desiro to. make it pay.  HE IS 48 YEARS OLD,  short of figure, gray-hatred and gray  bearded, but still strong and agilo.  For thirteen years ho was a sailor  in tho British navy. Then ho camo  ashoro nnd for a few years was attached to tho London fire brigade,  all tho members of which are required to bo former sailors, because that  is supposed to afford a guarantee  that they aro spry on their legs and  good climbers. c  Tt was while in tho firo brigado  that tho thirst for knowledge seized  him. Up to that time, as ho acknowledged, hc had not differed much  from the ordinary man who earns his  living by manual toil. But when tho  thirst had once gripped him ho found *  that thore was no getting rid of it.  He had to gratify it or submit to  having life mado a grievous burden  to him. It was that ho might find  opportunities for study that ho turned chimney sweeper. At first glance  it would scorn that ho could hardly  havo selected a "calling moro ill-suited  to tho cultivation of scholarly  tastes. But Hunt know what he  was about. He had his eye on tho  treasures of tho British Museum.  They aro . acccssiblo_ only to those '  who can conduct their researches by  daylight. - At, night���������which is tho  only timo when most folk "who have  to ..work for a living can find loisuro  for: study���������the great reading-ro'om is  closed. Therefore, Hunt decided that  ho would earn his living by somo ,  work which would give him' plenty of  DAYLIGHT, .LEISURE..  Because it is such unpleasant,"messy  work and   personal - contract with ��������� a  chimney  swoop  is    objectionable    to *  them, most     folk   insist' on    having  .  thoir  chimneys   swept     beforo ' they  turn -   out     of bed.   A.s  ix rule,' the  , -  chimney swoop's duy's work is done  beforo  that  of the average businessman begins.   Tt .was  that considcra- '  tion which made Mr. Hunt turn chimney sweep.  * He  settled    in a   ' back street -    of  Strcatham,   ono  of  thc  districts     of -  London    where    most    of tho inhabitants  aro fairly woll  off and   don't  neglect their chimneys. .    As soon as  his work was done he would chango  his clothes; givo himsolf a    thorough  washing and hie away to the British' .  Museum,   No ono ever recognized   in  tho     neatly    clad,    kcen-eyod, clear-  skinued voracious   decourer  of books '  tho soot-begiumcd individual who^do-  votod tho early    morning hours    to  cleaning Streatham's chimneys.  Whonjin tho navy, voyaging in faraway seas. Hunt had noticed how.  contact .with Europeans caused- deterioration among' savage races, and ���������  in random . fashion had speculated  upon it a great deal. "'When ho began reading for a purpose-the, subject��������� agai*i���������uttracted���������hlm,��������� but-'along---'-  much broader lines. For years ho  devoted himself to. a study- of tho relations between national morals and  national vigor and vitality. Finding that much valuablo data could  bo obtained front French scientific  works which had never been translated, into English, ho attended an  evening continuation school until ho  had acquired a sufficient  MASTERY OF FRENCH  to bc ablo to read' tho French books  dealing with tho subject. Ho is now  sotting about mastering Greek thoroughly that he may read Plato and  Homer  in  tho original.  This chimney sweep scholar "-is far  from being a mere bookworm. Naturo attracts him .as much as does  tho British Museum. In tho slack  season for his trade���������tho summer  time when peoplo need fires only for  cooking���������he mounts,his bicycle and  wanders far ovor th'o' country, content with plain faro and humble  lodgings and not above doing an occasional odd " job for his bed and  board. Ho   has   acquired  a good  philosophy as' well as scholarship  and has entirely escaped that complaint which spoils so many self-  made men���������tho "swelled head." ��������� Ho  sees nothing extraordinary in what  ho has dono. "With pcrseverenco,"  ho snys, "anyone can got knowledge  in these days'. It is only a question  of getting started."   f   BRILLIANT  BILLY.  A tale of financial difficulties,  but  having a happy ending, is thus told  by tho Yale Record:  Bill had a bill-board. Bill also had  a board bill. The board bill bored  Bill, so that Bill sold the bill-board  to pay his board bill. So after Bill  sold his bill-bor.rd to pay his board  bill, the board bill no longer bored  Bill.  t Lady���������"Arc *..tncM������. your . cr.tldren?  What ' darlings! hnd���������ci*���������what a  pretty woman your wife must bol'- tp^  v ' %  I Fashion     J  IN SUMMER ARRAY,  Vertical bands ol lace, reaching  from hem to waistband, are tho only  trimming of some exceedingly pretty  full or sun plaited skirts in sheer,  soft material.  There is lovely dimity which has a  whito ground broken with groups of  cords and sprinkled with rosebud,  acter, morning glory, chrysanthemum  or garlnnd designs���������all favorite patterns of the svasoiv���������in various colors.  For short 'ourneys nothing is bettor than heavy linen, blue, brown  dull pink or e*-cn white. Thc stnart-  , ist liiMi-coat suit is made with" a  short, plaited sAiit and a box .coat.  Many of lho white ones havo colored  linan collets and culls. The thinnest  blous-es may l.c worn under thc loose  coats unci while cam as or black or  tan leather ties  may bo worn.  Net, m&usseliiie dj sote, lace and  cir.liioiderod grass lav. ns are being  used for building up smart hats for  midjuinmcr wear, while tulle is once  more (.laying its, part in, tho trimming of litigant straw'hats.  A baricl-tliaped clothes hamper is  a novelty of its kind and is more attractive in outline and color than  most members of its class. It is  made of rattan, woven with braided  straw 'strands in a mixture of green,  straw color and red.  Tho.scmitailored gown Is the latest outgrowth". The skirts of these  gowns are as correct in line and finish as tho tailor's art" can make  them, while the jackets or coats aro  exquisitely made, and are more or  less elaborate. Worn over dainty  lingerie or silk blouses, they aro bo-  coming and appropriate for almost  any occasion.  ,T'ho embroidered collar and slcevo  trimming of linen or other wash material upon frocks of wool or silk  is one of the season's fads, and another fad is tho use of velvet collars  upon linen ami other tub materials,  lending themselves to a tailor finish.  Skirts grow wider and wider. Even  the moderate ones arc now at least  five yards around the hem, while  cieht are not too many to be considered for skirts of thin material.  Materials' Have'to bo cut into many-  gores to make tliis great width possible. As' a consequence, perhaps, or,  at least, a compensation, skirts are  trimmed hardly at all 'except those  of elaborate costumes. The hem appears on nearly all thc "new tailor-  made and demitoilet'skirts.  A novel waist of white Japanese  ."silk has a shoulder .band extending  over the sleeve tops of line tucks.  Tucks also make a front panel. Tho  shoulder bands are bordered with .an  elaborate lace' insertion which' also  edges, thc front panel of tucks ��������� and  curves at each side in bolero "effect.-  A vertical-band of the lace, ending in  n whimsical curl, trims each sleeve.  Stocks and cuffs arc made of the  lace.  Ono Fees plenty of shepherd's plaid  traveling- gowns, and very cool and  appropriate they seem. Somehow  these gowns, ' made.. with short,  plaited skirts and short bolero jackets, seem exactly the right thing for  tho woman who is at her best in a  mannish linen shirt waist. The two  types nvo ali'Je s������r\ iceable. practical  and .s'*.*nit. With tlio checked suits  are woin wide black belts of leather  or sue<le, .with" enormous gilt or brass  buckles.  The neck scarfs are .both longer  nnd -broader than thoso worn, last  year, and this means th'at they will  be- very- Droad, indeed, for last season they nearly covered tho front of  the waist. With the plaited waist,  of course, there is nothing smarter  than pique or plain linen stock or  four-in-hand, and -these are -too inexpensive "in'the. shops to be troubled  about at home, but it is wise' to  look to tho fit-of them, for if of tho  straight sortj that is^ if not Carved  fn   fit.' 1*hr>"-npelc   nt-^tlifT^lowTir    rtirltre,���������  WORK-WORN    MEN, "  Can   Obtain     New    Health     and  Strength Through Dr.*,Wil-  ���������'.."." Hams'- Pink Pills.      Mr. Edgard Martel, 68 St. Peter  street, Quebec, is one of the thousands of workingmen throughput  Canada .who cheerfully,; admit that  they are" kept in health and strength  THE RULES ^F WARFARE  WHAT SOLDIERS  CAN DO  AOT  -    CAN'T DO.  The'   Conduct of   Armies   in  Field Becomes More  Humane.  '  the   r  ra__     Up till within tho memory of pco-  throughtho^use of Dr. Williams'Pink pie    now     living,    civilized nations  Fills. To a reporter who interviewed  him, Mr. Martel said:���������"The present  condition of my health contrasts  strikingly with what it was nine  months ago. Then I felt that I was  almost at death's door, while now I  am strong and well. This happy  chango is entirely duo to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. I am a working-  man, and It is littlo wonder that  after years of diligent toil my system wns gradually run down. My  blood got as thin as water, and I  grow so poorly that tho least exertion would leave me weak and trembling. I consulted a������ doctor, who  said that! 1 was run down through  hard work, but his medicine did not  help me any. A few weeks later .1  was forced to quit work, and shortly after that had to remain in bed  most of tho time. One day a follow  workman called to sco mc, and induced mo to try Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. Boforo tho second box was  finished I had a better appetite and  relished my meals, and with this  came new strength. In a few���������wceks I,  was able to go out again, and ' in  about six weeks from 'the'time I began using tho pills I wa's able tb rectum to work, my health completely  restored amd my strength as vigorous as ever it had been. I attribute  my completo recovery entirely to Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills, and 'i think  every hard working man would ,bo  bettor for using a box of these pills  occasionally.  Mr. Martel's advico should bo taken  hy every workingman. Tho only  way to havo health and strength is  to keep tho blood rich and pure, and  tho only way to got rich, " strength  producing blood is through thc use of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, because  thoy actually make new blood. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills make tired,  worn out men and women vigorous  and strong. Sold by all medicine  dealers, or sent by mail at 50 cents  a box or six boxes for $2.50, by  writing Tho Dr. Williams Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  LARGEST HOSPITAL.  Berlin will shortly be able to boast  that it contains thi> largest hospital  in the world, The new institution,  which, is to be callod aftor thc famous physiologist, the Rudolf Virchow  Hospital, will bo fitted with accommodation for .2,000 patients. When  fully equipped -it will have a-o staff  of. 650 physicians, nurses, attendants  and soi-\jp.nts. In connection with  the hospital thore will be" a pathological and * anatomical; laboratory,  bath-hotiso with medico-mechanical  institute, section for Rontgen appliances, .and. a"' separate building -'also,  for apothecaries. - Hitherto*the. largest German hospital , was -that' at  Eppcndorf, near Hamburg, with accommodation for 1,600 patients. Tho  size of the new Berlin hospital may  be best shown when compared with  the London Hospital, with 780  beds, and tho Marylcbono Infirmary,  with 744.   .  ^    .    '  DANGEROUS  DIARRHOEA.  ' to fit' the' neck at "the- lower "edge;  they aro sure to provo misfits and bc  most   unsatisfactory.  SULTAN'S- KITCHEN.  Tho privato kitchen of tho Sultan  of Turkey is' a veritablo fortress,  consisting of a small chambei*- situated to the right of the great en-,  trance, and is guarded by barred  windows and an armor-plated door.  The cook officiates under the ever-  watcliful cye^ of tho kclnrdjhi bnchl,  one of thc most weighty functionaries .in Yildiz" Palace at Constantinople, for tho health, thc very life, even  of tho ruler is at his mercy.  When cooked, each dish is fastened  with red wax, bearing tho ofllcial  seal of tho^ kelardjhi, * and remains  hermetically sploscd until tho seals  aro broken in tho Sultan's own presence. His Majesty's life is passed  in a long series of elaborate precautions.-'1 However, in' spite of tho  care he takes of ' his health, Abdul  Hamid, after a reign of twen'ty-iive  years, looks prematurely old'' and  broken.* His weakness is extreme and  his body so thin that it is littlo  more than a skeleton.   .   JOB WORTn TIIE GETTING.  Tho Speakership of tho British  ITouso of Commons is a good job.  Wilh his salary of $25,000 a year,  it carries the use of a mugnificcnt residence in the Palaco of Westminster,  overlooking tho Thames, and various  allowances, perquisites, and prerogatives. And when tho holder retires,  or is retired, ho drops into a comfortable pension of $20,000 a year  for the remainder of his life and a  poernge. Vm."Gully, the. Speaker  who has K*ftt, retired���������a grandson, by  tha way,, of a boxing*"cxporf,"* bookmaker, and Vrnt'l-y winner celebrated  in his dQjH-nor' enters upon .'the enjoyment ������f tVr*9 pleasant things.  Prevalent    in    Summer Months ���������  -  What a Mother Should Do.  Children are more likely to be attacked by diarrhoea during the summer months' than at any other season. It is one of the most dangerous symptoms of illness-in a child of  any age. But it should be remembered that diarrhoea is a symptom,  not a disease. Never try to stop  diarrhoea, because it is an -'effort of  nature to cleanse the bowels and get  rid of the , decayed food-stuffs in  them. Diarrhoea is bad���������but things  would be worso for*the child "if diarrhoea didn'.t come. While a mother  should *nevorl try. to stop diarrhoea,  she should stop'thc cause. Diarrhoea  is. a syniptoii of indigestion having  sot up decay in' the food that is in  the"bowclsr-and-thciwuy-to=cure-;it:-is-  to cleanse " the' little tender bowels'  with Baby's Own Tablets. It would  seem strange to treat diarrhoea with  a laxative, if wo didn't 'remember  the cause of it. Both diarrhoea and  constipation are tho results of indigestion assuming different forms, and  both aro cured by Baby's Own Tablets. But the Tablets arc more than  ��������� a mere laxative They aro absolutely  a specific for all the minor ills that  como to infants nnd young children,  whether a now-born hnbo or a hoy or  girl ton or twelve years. Here's a  bit of proof. Mrs. ("ioo. McGregor,  Hamilton, On*., sa'vs:���������"When iny  baby was teething he had diarrhoea,  was vcry cross and did not ' sleep  well. I gave him Baby's Own Tablets, nnd thero was no moro trouble.  I now alwaysi givo him tho Tablets  when he has aDy littlo ailment, and  he is soon better." At this season  no mother should bo without Baby's  Ow n Tablets in the house., You can  gel thom at medicino dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box by writing  tho Dr. ��������� 'Williams' Medicine * Co.,  Brockvillo,   Ont   1   A USEFUL MEMBER.  The smnll son of a clergyman who  was noted for his tiresome sermons  overheard two friends of his father  saying how dry they wero and how  hard it was to keep awako during  tliem. Thc following Sunday, while  tho minister was preaching, ho was  astounded to sco his son throwing  pebbles at tho congregation. The  clegyman frowned angrily at him,  when tho boy piped out in a clear  treble voice:  "It's all right, pop. You go on  preaching; I'll keep them awako."  waged war much as do savage races  at this present  day. .  ���������Now, of course, all' this ia altered.  Modern scientific warfare is hedged  around with as many rules and regulations as is modern =scientific football, nnd the same penalty is incurred for foul or unfair play���������namely,  the stern disapprobation pt tho  spectators.  The rules of \*?ar were never played  so scrupulously as they are now.  Even the slightest hint from* ono  belligerent that its opponent is not  observing tho rules of war brings the  eyes of the wholo civilized world to  bear on  THE ALLEGED OFFENCE.  Should ono belligerent havo causo  to complain of the hehavious of thc  othcr, it makes a formal protest to  the neutral nations, provided those  nations were signatories at tho  Peace Convention at the Hague to  that rule of war alleged to be broken. Up to the present, however,  thore have been few complaints during tho Russo-Japanese war, 'and  oven those have mostly been traced  to the independent actions of a few  soldiers. '  The presence of a sick or wounded  soldier in a dwelling Houso confers  protection upon it, and exempts its  other occupants from having ��������� troops  quartered upon them. Commanders  are forbidden to requisition thc property of such occupants.  Wounded prisoners of war must bo  sent back to their own country as  soon as cured, on condition of not  returning lo the seat of hostilities,  or again bearing arms during tho  rest of tho war.  POISON PROHIBITED.  Amotfi.other thines prohibited are  tho employment of poison, or of  poisoned arms or projectiles, or of  "anv arms, projectiles, or material  of a nature to cause superfluous injury.  lt is also unlawful for a commander to issue an order that no quarter is to be given; nor may nny  town, fortress or otiier place bo given over to pillage, even when taken  by assault.  Moreover, an enemy, having ' surrendered, or laid dow������,his arms,  must not bu killed or wounded. Nor  is it permissible to kill or wound  treacherously individuals" belonging  to the'hostile^natidn' or^ army, even  although these may be under arms  at tho time.  Making improper use of a flag of  truce, or anv other ensign or banner,  or dressing in the enemy's uniform in  order to deceive the said enemy, is  also barred; - and .commanders - must  not" attack "or bombard -towns, villages, habitations or buildings which  are not defended.  BULLETS THAT FLATTEN.  Tho use of small-arm projectiles,  "which expand or flatten easily . in  the human body, such as bullets with  a hard^ envelope, which does not entirely cover tho core, or is pierced  with incisions," was prohibited at  tho Peace Convention at The Hague  in 1899.  But to this the representatives of  GrcatBritain would not agree, asserting that the use of the "dumdum" bullet���������against which thc  clause was obviously aimed���������was 'essential for the safety of civilized  troops waging war -against savage  races, such as our soldiers had frequently to  encounter.  Neither would we assent to tho  clauses prohibiting the dropping of  explosives from balloons, and making  it unlawful to firo. at an enemy projectiles charged with'asphyxiating or  deleterious ^.ascs.  No oxception wns, however, taken  by us^ or any .other nation, to * the  vcry stringent regulations adopted  as. regards spies. Formerly these unfortunates got exceedingly short  'rfiriftS--'hnd-ovcniamo!iglhu'mane^coin-  mandcrs. that but littlo care was  taken to sift the charges against  suspected  individuals.  Now, however, no spy, even although taken in tha act, may bo executed without fair and proper trial;  and a spy who, after rejoining tho  army to which-hc belongs, is subsequently captured, becomes a prisoner  of war, and cannot be punhfhed for  his previous acts of espionage. ���������  , )   THIS VETERAN  WM SEASONS  WHY HE PINS HIS FAITH  DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS.  TO  Worn Out With Chronic Kidney  Disease ��������� The Great Canadian  Kidney Remedy Banished His  Fains.  Acadio Siding, Kent Co., N. B���������  June 26���������(Special).���������Calixte Richard,  J. P., one of thc most highly respected men in this part of the country, has joined the great army of  those who pin their faith to Dodd's  Kidney Pills. As usual Mr. Richard  has good reasons for what he docs  and hc states them nfi follows:  "I havo been troubled with Kidney  Disease^for forty years and tho result was I found myself a worn out  man nt seventy-two. But after  using two boxes of Dodd's Kidnoy  Pills I find all my pains arc gone  ancl I can employ all my days with  the best results. I cannot let tho  opportunity pass of letting the  public know thc great good Dodd's  Kidnoy Pills hafve  done  inc."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure all rheumatic pains by removing the causo���������  Uric acid in the blood. They put  vigor and energy in place of the  pain.   ���������   POSTCARDS  IN BATTLE.  A collector of: postcards in. St.  Petersburg states that all tho soldiers in tho Japanese army are supplied with very peculiar postcards.  These cards are surrounded with an  artistic mourning border, printed  on a piece of white silk, and are  worn by the Japanese soldiers on  their chests. Before going to the  war they writo on the postcard the  name and address of the person to  whom they wish the information of  their death to be sent. In case of  death on the field of battle the postcards arc stamped with the seal of  tho regiment certifying tho death of  tho bearer, and are sont to Japan.  REDUCES  EXPENSE  (5,000 Reward S������������  Limited, Toronto, to any person who  :an prove that this soap contains  iny form of adulteration whatsoever,  ���������r contains any injurious chemical*.  Ail* Tor thn Octagon Bar. *r  A Sour Stomach and a Sour Tompor  travel hand-ln-liand and arc precursors  of mental and physical wreck. Nine  hundred tuul ninety-nine times in a  thousand food fern,cut (indigestion) i  tlm i-ause. Ur. Von Stan's Pinenpple  Tablets keep the stomnch sweet���������aid  digestion���������keep the nerve centres , well  balanced���������they're nature's panacea���������  pleasant   and   harmless.   35   cents.���������S3  "What did papa say?" "lie 'showed mc,the,door." ' "And what did  you say?" "I said it was certainly  a very handsome door, but not what  I had come to talk about. That  made him laugh, and a minute* later  you were mine."  Dr. J. D. Kellogrff's'rDysentcry Cordial  is prepared from urujrs known to tho  profession as thorouglfly reliable for tho  cure of cholera, dybcnteiy, diarrhoea,  griping pains nnd bummer complaints.  It has been used successfully by medical  practitiuners for a number ot vear*  with "gratifying results. If culTurinc  from any summer complaint it is iust  thc medicine that will euro you. 'J ry a  i bottle.     lt sells  for   25  cents.  UNWIELDY HIPPOPOTAMI.  They    Thrive Mightily in   Central  African Marshes.  ' lln (after tho ceremony)���������"Do -you  really -think I .shall mako a good  mate, darling?" Shi������-"Oh, you'ro  ail' right! How do.-you like' your  CAP tain?"  TREATMRNT OP NATIVES.  New Zealand has given n lesson to  the world in its treatment of the  Maori. Thc Government, "after an  honorable peace had been concluded,  preserved the lands to hiin, looked  after him, educated him, honored  him, accorded him, respect, and cared  for his health. In the New Zealand  Parliament there are several Maori  members, in the New Zealand Cabinet there is a half-caste, whilo tho  Maori king has a seatjn it also. Indeed, the educated Maori is anywhere  nnd everywhere regarded as thc  equal of tho Pakcha.  ���������KIDNEY  &*K-kKi ON lAAA.  "In tho channels which traverse  thc marshes of certain districte in  Central Africa," writes a traveller,  "hippopotami in incredible numbers  are met with���������sometimes in herds  of sixty and seventy. Wherever the  channel widens out into a reedy lake  rows " of grotesque-looking heads,  with cars erect, appear- abovo tho  water surface, theii owners studying  the extraordinary ������Dparition producod by tho steamer. On approaching tho spot these heads disappear  one. after the other under water, and  a scries of waves and largo ripples  indicate 'the passage" of tho monster  forms below,the suifnce.' Afteru. a  fow minutes' time the same huge  heads appear, generally down-stream  ol 'the boat. They, have another  stare-and;_againl_dfsoj2pear,^witl������_^a  snort and the expulsion of a small  volume of water from the nostrils.  Not infrequently a severe buiaip is  felt in tho steamer, making the whole  hull quiver, as tho back of a hippopotamus seeking to escape hus touched it.  "If tho water should happen to be  ���������shallow .the attempts of these animals to hlrio themselves are ludicrous  as their movements are clumsy and  their anger an'd lenr are evident. In  such cases their Heads and thc foreparts of thoir bodies are under water,  and nothing is seen but th'o huge .pink  hind-quarters, struggling, kicking  churning " up the water in tho effort  to get out of sight. Although their  uncouth antics may oc safely watched from a steamer, it is a vcry.different matter if the observer is in  a canoe or. a smnll boat. Then his  position is one of considerable  danger, as ho stands a- very good  chance  of being upset.    ,  As tho water of all these channels swarms with crocodiles such a  contingency is -not pleasant to contemplate. TKe natives are fully.alivo  to this risk and never venture in  th'eir dugout canoes into tho broad  streams infested with hippopotami,  but invariably keep to tho shallow  and narrow branrhes on either sido  of tho main river."  _ f   UNBEARABLE.  An English tourist, while resting  at a wayside inn on a summer day  in Galway, saw an Irishman driving  a horso so thin that it staggered as  it  walked.  "Why don't you put morc flesh on  that nag?" the tourist. exclaimed indignantly,  PERSONALLY     CONDUCTED  TOUR  To    California    and     Lewis     and  Clarke Exposition,  Fort-  land, Oregon.  A personally conducted excursion  to the Pacific coast via tho Grand  Trunk llailway System and connecting lines leaves Quebec July 5, and  Montreal and Toronto .luly 0. Tho  route will bo via Chicago, thencu  thro'itth Council Bluffs to Omaha,  Denver and Colorado Springs. Stops  will bo mado at each of these places  antl sitlo trips taken to Manltou,  Oripplo Creek, Garden ot the Gods,  etc. From there tho party will continue through the famous -scenic  route of tiio Denver and Rio Grande,  through tho Royal Gorge to Salt  Lako City, thence to Los Angeles,  San Francisco,. Mt. SJiasta, Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Spokane, and  homo through St. Paul and Minneapolis. Tho trip will occupy ubout  thirty days, ten days being spent on  tho Pacific coast.  The price for tho round trip, including railroad fare, Pullman tourist 'sleeping cars, all meals in tho  dining ear, hotels, side trips, etc., is  $165.50 from Quebec, or $160.50  from Montreal and ������150.00 irom  Toronto. This first trip is designed  ns a vacation trip for teachers, although many who aro not teachers  will improvo tho opportunity of taking tho trip at tho remarkably low  prico afforded.  l-'or full particulars address E. C  Bowler, General Agent and Conductor, Room 308, Union Station, Toronto.   i   RUSSIANS   ASSASSINATIONS.  A Formidable List During tho  Last Few Years.  What a strango being the man must  bo who has thc ambition to bo a  high Uussian official; it almost seems  like signing one's own death warrant to accept a portfolio in present  times lho Governor of Baku was  recently assassinated by a bomb; and  appercntly bomb-throwing has become quite a usual occurrence. I  was looking, over, in a newspaper ,.a  list of thc high officials ^assassinated  during the last few years, writes T.  P. O'Connor. Hero it is; it is a  formidable and-dreadful  list: *  M. Bogolicpoff, Minister of Education, by Karpovich. after tho Univer-  M. Sipingin, Minister of the Interior, oy Balmusheff, April' 15th;  1002.  General Bogdanovich, Governor of  Ufa, after a massacre of strikers,  May  19th.  1903.  General Bobrikoff, Governor of Finland, by Eugcn Schaumann, June  17th,  VIO'l.  Vice-Governor of Eli/abethpol,  Transcaucasia,   July,  1904.  M. I'lohve, Minister of the Interior,  assassinated iy means "of a bomb as  he was proceeding -to have an audience \iith the Czar, July 28th, 1904.  Lieut.-Col. Boguslavsky, Chief Administrator ot tho Surmarin district  of  tho  Caucasus,   August,  1904.  Grand Duke Scrigus, killed by a  bomb at i Jt oscow, February 17th,  1905.  Amongst those on whom attempts  havo been made, in some cases involving serious injury, are M. Pobie-  dor.ostscff, Proci.rntor of the Holy  Synod, March 1001; General Wahl,  Governor of Vilna, May, 1902: Prince  Obolenski, Governor of Kh'arkoff,  August, 3 902; M. BcssonofT, Chief of  Pplice at KharkolT, same time; Prince  Galitzin, Governor-General of-> -,tho  Caucasus, October, 1903; M. Metlen-  ko,-Chjof of Polico at-.Grodno, No-  vcmbor* 1903' Chief of Warsaw Po-  lico.'VMarch', '1905;-Governor of Warsaw���������May���������I 905��������� -���������  =SS3=  DO    YOU    WANT    PURE   TEA?  * not mixed with sweepings, dust or ret use, but the  carefully selected, manufactured and������packed in ]������*������ to  PRESERVE   THEIR   FRESHNESS.  That's why you want  ENGLISH STATURE.  Statistics havo recently been collected of tho height of 10,000 English boy3 and mon. At thc ago of  seventeen these averaged 5ft. 8in.;  at the ago of twenty-two, 5ft. ,9in.  At seventeen they wcighod 142 lbs.;  at twenty-two, 153 lbs. No nation  is increasing in height and weight so  rapidly as tho British. In fifty years  tho average has gone up for the  whole nation from 5ft. 7$in. to 5ft.  8iin- The average height of tho British upper classes at thirty years of  ago is 5ft. 8iin.; of tho farm laborer,  5ft. 7 3-fiin. The criminal class  brings down tho avernge, as thoir  height^ is but 5ft. 5 4-5in,  PLEASURE.  Pleasures   are   all  tho-keener  rare indulgence.���������Juvenal.  for  Give Ilolloway's Corn Curo a trial.  It removed, ten corns fiom one pair of  feet without any pain. What it has  done  onco  it  will   do   again.  THE LAST WORD.  "Does your wife insist on having  tho last word?" said the man who  asks  impertinent  questions.  "Certainly not," answered Mr.  Meckton. "Sho doesn't have to insist."  'More, ' is it?" the Irishman answered/* "Why, "by thc powcrsl don't"  you seo that the poor creature can  hardly carry, what littlo there is on  him now*?'*  IN COLONEL'S TOWN.  Things Happen,  From tho homo of the famous  "Keyhncl ICocyartah of Cartersville,"  away down South, .comes an enthusiastic letter about Postum.  "I was in very delicate health, suffering from indigestion and a nervous trouble so severe that I could  hardly sleep. The doetor ordered  mo to discontinue tho uso of the old  kind of colTee, which was like poison  to me, .producing such extreme disturbance that I could not control  myself. But such' wns my love for  it that I'could not get my own consent lo givo it up for somo time, and  continuedto suffer, till my father ono  day brought Home a packngo of Postum Food  Coffee.  "I had the now food drink carefully prepared according to directions,  and gave it a fair'trial. It proved  to have a rich flavor and made . a  healthy, wholesome ami delightful  drink. To my tasto tho addition of  .cream greatly improves  it.  "My health began to improve as  soon, as tlle drug effect of thc old coffee wai removed and the Postum  CofTco had time to make its influence  folt. My nervous troubles wero  speedily relieved antl the sleep which  the old colTee drove from my pillow  always came to "soothe and strengthen nio after "I had drunk Postum���������  in a very short time I began to sleep  better than I had for years beforo. I  have now used Fostuim Coffee for  several years and like it better and  find it moro beneficial than when I  first begnn. It is an unspeakable  jov to be relieved of the old distress  and sickness." Name given Ly Postum Company, * Battle Crcek;--Michr'>  THcre's a reason.  Read the . little book, "The Rood  to Wcllville,"  in each pkg.  Dropsy is Ono Positive 8len of Kidney Discaso ���������TTavc you any of thesb  unmistakable    signs? Fufiiness    undei  the eyes? Swollen limbs'' Smothering  feeling? Uhnnirn of thc character of the  urine? Exhaustion nfter least exertion? If. you have there's .dropsical  tendency untl you shouldn't delay an  hour in putting yourself under the great  South American Kidney Cure.���������SO  HE APPROVED.  /'Didn't your new hat come home?"  "No!   Thc    impudent   milliner  said  shc wanted an advance on it.   And I  told her to keep  hor old hat."  "That's right, my dear. That's  tho proper spirit!"  FEATHER   DYEINQ  tannine sn< Cnrllai tut* Kli Glen* clnat*   Tbaa  cukvMstbf k.1<(������ii th*1swt������Uo*l>     ,  SBITI8H   AMERICAN   DYEINC Gfi,  -Kumjux-  - A Till for Generous Eaters.���������There ar������  many -persons of healthy appetite ani*  poor digestion who, after tx hearty meal  are subject to much suffering. 'The  Iood of which. they have partaken lies  like lead in their stomachs. Headache,  depression, a smothering feeling follow.  One so allltcted is unlit for DUsIness oi  work of any kind. In thi9 condition  Parmclce's Vegetable I'ills will Drmg  relief. They will assist the assimilation  of. thc ULlincnt, and used according to  direction   will   restore healthy  digestion.   ������  TIIE BEST HE ILVD.  "Is this the best claret. Murphy?"  asked the .Irishman of his butler.  "It is not, sorr," was the answer,  "but it's the best yo've'got."  Have Vou a Skin Dloo asoT���������Tetter,  Salt Rheum, Scald Head. Ringworm,  Kczema;* - Itch J Barber's Itch, Ulcers,  Blotches, Chronic Erysipelas, Liver  Spots, Prurigo, Psoriasis, or othcr  eruptions-of thc skin���������what Dr. Agnew's Ointment has done tor others it  can do for you���������cure you. One application  gives  relief.   83  cents.���������87  ���������   RAFFLING FOR AN ESTATE.  A curious direction was left in thc  will of the late Mr. \C. H. Mainwar-  ing, of Carlton, in the Coleny of Victoria. Thc property is to be divided  into six equal parts and numbered.  Nuimbcrs corresponding to the portions are to be placed in envelopes,  which aro to bc drawn from a box  by the testator's six children. Each  one .will retain thn portion of the  estate corresponding with the number drawn in the envelope.  PACIFIC COAST EXCURSIONS. '  During June, July, August and  September the Chicago and North  Western Ry. will sell from Chicago,  round trip excursion tickets to San  Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland,  Ore. (Lewis & Clarke Excursion), Seattle, Victoria, Vancouver at vcry  low rates. Correspondingly cheap  fares from all points in Canada.  Choice of routes, best of train service, favorable stopovers and liberal  return limits. Rates, folders and  full information can be obtained  from 1). B. Bennett, General Agent,  2 East King St.,  Toronto, Ont.     31!  "What I admire about Rojestvensky," said one Russian oflicer, "is  his reckless bravery." "Reckless  bravery?" "Yes; in allowing himself to get into the same ocean with  the  Japanese."  Lever's Y-Z (Wino Head) Disinfectant Soap* Powder .- dusted in the  ba_th\_Boftens the water and disinfect*. " *" =   CIIURCn    BUILT  BY   CONVICTS.  Outside Portland Prison, England,  is St. Peter's Church, which is used  by the public and wns constructed by  convicts. It is the only edifice In  Great Britain that can lay claim to  this distinction. It is attended  mainly by thc oflicors of the prison  and the 'military station in the  neighborhood at Verne Citadel, the  highest point in the island, although  those who live near may go there if  thoy wish".  Floasant as syrup; nothing equals it  as ix worm medicine; the name Is Mother tl raven' Worm Exterminator. The  greatest  worm destroyer  of   the  age.  "The ancient Chaldeans," observed  the professor, "used to write their  letters en bricks." J "And a good  idea, too," chimed in practical Mr.'  Graball. "Then, when a girl sent a  fellow's letters hack to him he_ could  use 'cm to build a stable or: something."  ENGLISH   SPAVIN   LINIMENT  Removes all hard soft or calloused  lumps and blemishes from horses,.blood'  ���������pavln,       curbs,        splints, ringbone?"-  swecnoy,      -Utiles,    sprains,     sore     anil -  swollen   throAt.   coughs,   etc.    Save' $50  by   uso  of   ono   bottle.    Wananted     the  most     wonderful     Blemish'  'Cur*   ������v������r'  known.  -\ "i\  * 11  Good Digestion Should Wait on Appetite.���������To   have   thc   stomach   well   is   .to  have   the   nervous   system   well.       Very  delicate   arc .the   digestive   organs. .   -m  ,  some bo  sensitive  aro  they  tliat atmos-."  phcric  changes  ufTcct  them.     tYlie-.i tliey  Decoinc   disarranged   no   i-et-.tr   i*-cu'at> r"  is* procurable than Parmelce's Vegstabla  Pills. . They will assist.the dlcesU.m fo',  that the hearty   eater  will  suffer  no   In-'  convenience and will derive all   tbo   bene-'  fits ol his food.  Johnnie���������"Mamma",  this book says '  knowledge   is    power."      ' Mamma���������'  "And  it     is, ,iny  child." ., Johnnie���������-  "No,   mamma,    it"    isn't.   1     know  t here     is pie   in  the pantry, ��������� but    I  can't get it."  'sM  * uill  It ���������*,!?%.  -*    t\ ',*&l  jt���������"-<,:^i  . '���������; ���������'-&%  AV.    eii-iifit-a  ��������� h    vat  ���������y-y%il  - tV*aJ  i'ZrU  s-Aj  A 'd  Eichty Yeara Old ��������� Catarrh Fl'ty-  Years. Jlr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder"-  cures liim. "Want any stronger evidence "  or tho power of this wonderful remedy^,  over this universal disease? Want the"  truth   of ' the   case   confirmed? Write r,  George Lewis, Shamokin, Pa. Hc 'says:���������  "I look upon my cure as a miracle."  It   relieves   in   ten   minutes.���������SO  m  BRIAR FIFES.  Th'c so-called briar pipe is not  made of briar at all, but from the  root of a particular kind of heather,  called in French bruyero, which  grows-on the hillsides of thc Tuscan  Alps In North Italy and on the  mountains of Corsica. English  tradesmen, finding the correct word  bruyero somewhat diflleult for the  English tongue to pronounce, reduced it to briar, and in this way the  corruption crept in, and was established by popular usage. Originally  Swiss peasants made snuff-boxes of  this wood, and when snufl-taking he-  came unfashionable tho peasants  turned their attention to making  pipes from tlie root, and found a  ready market for them.  "I feel very ill this morning, mamma."- "Ill enough to go to bed?'-'  "No-o. mamma." "Well, how ill do  you feel." "About queer enough  to stay away from school!"  _rnlns. Llk������ tlio Poor, Are Always  With Us.���������That portion of man's life  which Is not made up of pleasuro is  largely composed of pain, and to be  free from pain ls a pleasure. Simple  remedies are always tha best In treating bodily pain, and a safe, sure and  simple remedy is Ilr. Thomas' Kclcctrlo  Oil. You cannot do wrong in giving it  a   trial   when   required.  "My 'dear friend, I must ask you  to lond me at once $5; I have left  my purse at homo and haven't a  cent in my pocket!" "I can't lend  you $5 just now, but can put you  iii the'tvay^'of.-.getting-th^*moiiey^f at  once!",J'^fou aro extremely kind."  "Here's five cents; . rides home nnd  fetch your purse."  PAVEMENT OF WHALEBONE.  A curious memento of thc whaling  industry of Monterey, in Mexico, remains in' thc   pavement leading    up  from the street to thc west door   of  tho church  of  San  Carlos do  Borro- '-  ineo.     This  is   ono   of thc    churches  founded   by  the   Spanish  missionary,  fathers, and is 'still in excellent    repair.   The round,  mushroom-like  ob-.  jects in  thc pavement aro the vertebrae   of   thc  great  mammals.      Tho'  pavement is in good condition    and  seems to wear  well.  Do you catch cold easily ?,  Does thc cold bang on t   Try  Oil  Tha Lung  Tonic -  It cures the most stubborn kind  of  coughs  and  colds.    If  it  doesn't cure you, your money  \rill bo refunded.  Prices: * -   S. CWsixs & Co. 203  "2Sc.S0e.tl   tjiB.oy,1I.V.,Toronto,Cm.'  -v"''*  ISH ������������ NO. S*.-05. :r/^:.;-.-Z7V^:t^:is--e.-.:.  ���������lr5*v-S������&_*f,ie3������S_;*lc_f������cr^������STS,,lr3j*<'������^  ������**8Hz,*J  :-'  10  DAYS  }       BETWEEN   NOW  AND  STOCK  ARCAI  IN A|LL DEPARTMENTS  Wc must clear out all Summer Goods before FALL GOODS ARRIVE.  taking (Cut Prices arc the Order of tbe Day  TEN DATS  SALE  a** *********** ******** *'.*** *������������������*������������������* ������������������������������������**** ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� e������o ************* *************** ********************* ******************  Men's Working Shirts  Men's working Shirts.      Reg. Price $1.  Now���������6oc.  . Men's Odd Pants  All Wool at $1.50.    Men here's a genuine bargain for you.  felt Jiafs for Men  One Lot of these  Hats.     Your choice  at the remarkably   low figure���������50 cents.  Just  the thing   for  this   hot   weather. .,���������  Men's ifeglige Shirts  Light Collars,-'with   collars   attached  at  50c.    You should see them.  Men's White Shirts  4-ply,   Linen   Fronts.    Now 90c.    We  guarantee these to be the best Shirts  on   the  market.  Men's Suits  All   this   Season's  goods.    Reg. Price  $12,    Now $8.00.  Another line of Suits.-    Reg. $15. Now  $10.00. . Come in and try them on.  Straw and Amen Jfats  Men's Straw Hats at 10c.  Men's Linen Hats, your choice at 25c.  These are bargains you can't afford to  pass by.    They are here for you.  .  Underwear for Men  Balbriggan Underwear for Men  at  40c*  per garment���������80c. buys the" whole  suit.  These are  only a few of  the Bargains that will be on  Sale for the next Ten  Days.  Now is the time to buy while  the Prices are Low.  Soys' Suits  Boys' Linen Suits.      Reg. Price $1.50;  Now 75c; Boys' Tweed Suits.      Reg.   Price  $2.50.  Now 1.25; Boys' Tweed Suits.  Reg.  $4.00.    Now 2.00.  White Canvas Shoes  Now is your  chance  to   buy  a  pair  of  Canvas  Shoes,   (men's)   cheap.      Our  Sale  Price has cut them down to $1.50.  meeting was brought to a elo3a b/ 11:1  earnest tuldress from the chairman  exhorting ��������� all to throw themselves  enthusiastically into the work of the  church.  : Two excellent services wore hold  during the ..evenings of the. mesting.  Addresses w.ere delivered by Dr.  Wliitejnnd Rev. A. Henderson.  Stores  at Revelstoke  and   Arrowhead  Stores  at Revelstoke  and   Arrowhead  t****aaaa******************  m  5-  .������  I  ;���������  ta  m  FOR SUMMER  PICNICS  Just  call   and   get  those delicious  a   Box   of  McConkey's  CHOCOLATE  :  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., Ltd  ���������  ���������  ���������  Married  Koble-'Whitehoi:. E��������� At Uie 1 evidence of Mi: Abi-iihaiuson, on 13lh  inst., hy the Kev. XV. C. C.-ildei,  Antis Erstle Noble, of Trout La ict-,  'B. C, to Blanche Whitcliouse, of  Knowlesville. N. 33.  La>-e-Prior���������By Rev. C. A. Procunier in St. Peter's Chuch, on Aug.  16th.   1905,   Kavmoml   R.   Lane, of  .Camborne,   B. C.,  to   Elizabeth A.  -Prior, of St. Catherines, Ont.  LOCALISMS  _Tfie High   school  will   re-open   on  Alonday, Aug. 28th.  T. G. McNiuiKht, of Halcyon,, and  G. A. Allen, of Winnipeg, hisbrotheri  in-law, ure in the [city to-day, en  route to visit the Const cities and the  Piirtliind Fair.  Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Corning returned  Tiicsday'iiiorninc; from their honeymoon tripto the 6oast and have taken  up their residence in tlioir new liouse  o 1 Fifth street.       . .   .,  Owing to tli_o excessive hot weather  the Department ���������> of Education postponed tlio opening of the public  schools in tho interior of thn Province  until Monday next.qAugust 21st.  Mr. XV. M. Brown, president of the  Revelstoke and McCullough Creek  Hydraulic Mines, left on Monday  evening for Duluth, to attend a, meeting of ' the directors of the above  named company.  The garden party of St. Andrew's  Ladies' Aid last evening was successful in every way. The. grounds were  tastefully decorated arid| every lv dy,  old and young, thoroughly enjoye 1  themselves.  ,R.   Howson has sold   his  Salmon Arm to MivGofor li.  ft: rm  'Mrs. Tames "Wilkes and child left on  ���������2Mbnda*s~for a~ visit-to -fi-ienda -at-tlie  Coast.;" *  Mrs. W. K. McLmichlin returned on  Friday last from a three months' v st  to friends in the east.  Mr. and Mrs. R. X. Coyle and  family leave tomorrow.to spend a tew  days at tlie coast.  Hon. Frank Oliver, Minister of U12  Interior, will visit British Columbia  aud the Yukon district next month'.  -Miss Hislop, B. A., of Winnipeg,  who has beeu appointed to tbe ^public  school staff, arrived in the city on  3Ionday.  Mis. George left- on Monday ff r  Halcyon Hot Springs where she will  sojourn for a few weeks for the benefit  of her health.  'Mrs. R. E.  McKitrick   returned on  Monday   evening   from   a  couple of  months"   visit   to   her   old   home at  Columbus, Ohio.  Mrs. XV. B. Nicholson, sister of Mrs'.  -XV. Tonilinson, and family, from  Dauphin, Manitoba, are spending a  few days in the city.  Miss -McCartney and Miss Bright  arrived last week from Ponoka, Alta..  and have been engaged as waitressis  in the City Restaurant.  Ninth Sunday after Trinity, services at St. Peter's Church as follows:  Holy Communion at 8 a.m., services  as usual at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Mr. R. K. Fioeter, ot Lima, Ohio,  and Mrs. Fioeter, arrived in the city  on Tuesday evening tind left for  Camborne Wednesday, where Mr.  Fioeter has extensive mining interests.  Mr. Loth and Miss Loth, of Butte,  Mont., arrived in the city on Monday  evening. Mr. Loth is tbe financial  agent of the Marshall-Shelling- Co.,  of Buffalo, who are operating placer  mines inthe Big Bend.:. Mr: ;E. A.  Bradley remains as superintendent of  tbe company's operation^ here. )  Supl. Gordon and party accompanied by Surveyor R, Smith, left on  Tuesday afternoon for the purpose of  supplementing the city water supplv  by diverting the east aud west forks  of 13th Crossing creek into Bridge  Creek.  Rev. Dr. Bryce, of Winnipeg, who  is touring the province in the interests of Manitoba college, gave one of  his popular lectures on " Early Bays  in Western Canada,'" in St. Andrew's  church on Tuesday evening. The  lecture was illustrated by stereopticon  views, and was-listened to with interest, by those present.  - Mr. Frank D.^Ayres, nssisfcant attorney-foi'-the-city-nf-Chicngo,,was-in-the.  'oit'y nn Monday after u visit to the  Big Bend district. Mr. Ayrqs is much  impressed with the possibilities o������ the  district from a mining standpoint and  will be back here next year. . Mr.  Ayres left on Tuesday for the Portland  Fair and a tour of California.  The C.P.R. hns issued a.circular to  all their station agents calling their  attention to the1" danger incurred hy  children playing in and around a  station and instructing them not to-  allow children in the station or station  yard unless accompanied by a parent  or guardian.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  See T. C. Hutchison for ICE.  Smoke Brown's Union  Cigar.  Private Funds to loan on Real Estate  Securities.    Apply to J. M. Scott.  FURNISHED HOUSE TO   RENT.  Apply at the Herald Office.  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Cigar.  out  at T.  Go Carts at cost, to clear  E. Wood's.  wall  ' ��������� For  carpets,   linoleums    and  papers go 10 C. B. Hume & Co.  New, Comic Post Cards   at  Bews'  Drug Store.  Pretty green carpets   at Howson's  Furniture Store.  J3. C. ripe   tomatoes   for   eating or  pickling at C. B. Hume <fc Co.  Supplies  Public  School  AND  High School  ooks  Rein em ber the Place  to Buy  Walter Bews'  Phrrn B.  Driiggisfc.and'Stationer   '.-���������   ;  ,;���������;���������������������������������������������   ��������������������������� Next-Hume Block.  SlaiJ Orders Sent by Return.  Jardiniere stands, every variety,  at  John E. "Wood's.  See new souvenir stationery at Bews'  Drug Store.  Tapestry carpets at 50c. per yard, at  John E. Wood's.  All school supplies on hand at Bews'  Drug Store.  All kinds of fruit to he had at C. B.  Hume <fc Co's.  An exceptional line of stair carpets  at 60c. per yard at John E. Wood's.  See Aluminium Post Cards at Bews'  Drug Store.  Howson's Furniture Store is the  -place-to see-a -w_e)l-selected_stock_of-  wall paper.  ' A choice lot of carpets and carpet  'squates to arrive in a few days at C.  B. Hume & Co.  ��������� Window Shades, curtain poles with  brass rings, brackets and ends ut (liie,  John E.  Wood.  ; Don't forget the date of the Iri>h  Guards Bund Concert, Monday, Oct.  2nd.  Call and see our stocks of curtains,  curtain poles and fixtures at Ct B.  Hume At Co.  Smoke Brown's " Marca  Vuelta "Cigar.  FOR SALE���������One second-hand No. 0  cook stove, for particulars apply at  the Herald office,  TO RENT���������A Store on Mackenzie  Ave., centrally located. Apply to  Mrs. W. J, Lee.  Bargains for Friday and .Saturday,  gilt cups and saucers $1 per dozen at  0. B. Hume & Co.  Government creamery butter in Jib  bricks and lHb. and 281b. boxes.  Dairy butter in lib. bricks and tuhs at  C. B. Hume fc Co's.  FOUND���������A gold pin, on the gun  club grounds, the owner can have  same by applying to C. II. Lawrence  at the Oriental Hotel.  "AH thc Irish will he there I"���������  Where ? At the Royal Irish Guards  Band Concert, in the Skating Rink,  Monday, Oct. 2nd.  Bicycles repaired and cleaned at W.  Smythe's, next Dr. McLean's house,  full stock of tires, all kinds Dunlop  aiid M. and W.  FOR SALE���������'A House and Lot, situated alongside railway, opposite  Long's Brewery.   Apply to August  ' Gnmnat.  Now that the hot weather is coming  ou, you need awnings for your south  windows, better order them ab once  from L. A. *Fretz.   Also screens etc.  Paste this in your hat���������The Irish  Guards Band will give one of tlieir  famous concerts in the Seating Rink  on Mondayeyening, October 2nd  "ICE! ICE! delivered to all parts  of ure city any time ot the day in auy  quantity apply-, to J. O. Hutchison.  Orders left at the Lawrence Hardware  Store promptly filled.  Bicycle fittings, wheels repaired,  full stock of saddles, lives, rims "and  bicycle lamps. ��������� Agent for the famous  Cleveland wheel S03.00, Rambler 2nd  grade $45.00.���������W. Smythe.  Another shipment of the celebrated  Globe-Wernicke sectional book cases  and filing cabinets. AH goods in  quarter oak. Beware of other dealers  telling you they "handle this ��������� brand.  We have exclusive control of these  goods here.   John E. Wood. - -  the ores to the new methods of concentrates, magnetic, electrostatic and  so forth.  4." Study of -conditions affecting  marketing of concentrates', including  the. question of smelting in province  or elsewhere in Canada.'    -'  5. Investigation of .the desirability  of utilization of zinc ore with silver  contents.  B. C. Zinc Investigation  Acting under ^recommendation of  Dr. Haanel, superintendent of mines,  Ottawa, the Minister* of the Interior,  Hon. 'Frank Oliver, has decided to  have an investigation made into the  character and extent of the zinc deposits of British Columbia. It is not  yet known who the expert to have  charge of tbe investigation will be,  but the thorough manner in which  the inquiry into the system of electric  smelting in Europe was carried on by  Dr. Haanel is a.-guarantee that the  highest talent will be'employed. The  point _.tr> bp tletpi-mined hv the expert  are briefly as follows : ' .  L Examination of present deve*o;>-  ment of mines and approximate determination of tonnage of ores immediately available, occurrence and  character nf the ore at>d future access  together with cost of mining.  2. Examination of present methods  of milling.  3. Investigation' of adaptability  of  *********a*o*aaaaaaaaaaaaa  -  *  COME TO THE  Red Cross Drug Co.  LIMITED.  FOR  YOUR  i School 1  Books i  Good  Service!  Right Prices!!  Bring   Us Your  Prcocrlptlons  MONEY ORDERS ISSUED  Mail Orders .Pioinptly Shipped.  Always pleased to show  goods  and have a talk.  *������*****������������������*������������������������������������*���������*���������*���������������*���������**���������  Methodist District' Meeting ,.  The financial district meeting of the  Kamloops district was convened this  year at Tappen Siding, a point quite  central for all, being equi-distant from  Kamloops, Revelstoke and Vernon.  This point was chosen partly because  some of the members concerned we're  already there, and* partly because the  place in itself aff did "every convenience  for the meeting tind a splendid oppoi-  tunity for a few days rest and relaxation, t.  The meeting was "called at nine  o'clock on Wednesday, the 9th, with  Rev. T. A. Wood, of Salmon Arm, in  the chair, and Rev. O. H. M. Sutherland, of Revelstoke, at the. secretary's  table.   The following roll was called.  S. S. Osterhout, Dr. J. B. Gerry, of  Kamloops.  T. S. Pyle, Nicola.  ���������   T. A. Wood- W. Anderson, Salmon  Arm.  C.Bi.M. Sutherland, C. F. Lindmark,  Revelstoke.  D. W.. Scott, Trout Lake.  ���������A-F-Magee,-J. Hannah, Goldeu. ���������-  T. H. Wright, Wm. Skinner, Vernon.  A. Anderson, T. Mawhinney, Kelowna.  Louis Thomas, Hedley.  A. K. Sharp, F. Webb, Ashcroft.  B. H. Balderston, J. R. Brown,  Summerland.  A. N. Miller, E. Wilson, Enderby.  The Rev. J. H. White, D. D,, of  New Westminster, local supei intend-  ent of missions, was also present.  The meeting discussed the advisability of establishing educational and  evangelistic work among the Chinese  at Revelstoke, similar to that nheady  carried on at Kamloops, and finally  made such recommendations to the  proper authorities.  A resolution was passed to secure  the services of the Rev. Goro Knra-  btiragi, B. fid, ot Vancouver, superintendent of Japanese Missions in Brith-h  Columbia, to attend tho annual missionary meetings" of tlie Kamloops  district, giving information and  ct eating interest concerning missions  among the people of the " Empire of  tho Rising Sun."  Thc meeting expressed its approval  of the recent appointment of the Rev.  Jas. Turner as local superintendent of  Chinese missions.  So delighted were the members with  tho possibilities of Tappen as a summer  camp that the meeting appointed a  committee consisting of O. F. Lindmark, Dr. Gerry, Wm. Skinner, T. A.  Wood, C. H. M. Sutherland and Dr.  Osterhout, to make all necessary  arrangements for the establishment of  an annual summer school of missions  at this point. ' ' ', '  Exactly at booh., on -Thursday the  , ... o-:  B. C. Game Laws  Do not kill at all any pheasant,  robin", gull, ehalflnali,' English hl.it k-  bird, thrtitiii, linet, skySark,. swan, or  birds-thateat noxious insects. UeiA'tr,  cow or cal of caribou or moose, elk or  wapti, fawn of deer; ewe or lamb of-  big hum.  Open 1st. Sept. to 1st. March.���������  Duck, snipe, bittern, meadow latk,  heron, plover.  Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec.���������Kill grouse,  prairie chicken, and ptarmig'in. Bulls  of moose, oik, caribou, wi|pili and  rabbits.  Sept. 1st. to Dec. 151 h���������Deer, mountain goat, ur ram of big horn.  Nov. 1st to Maieh 31st, lake land  otter and marten.  Bag Limit���������Five caribou, 5 doer, 2  elk or wapiti, 2 moose, 5 goal, 3 sheep,  250 duck, 250 snipe, one season.  Sell only���������"duck, snipe, hoi on and  plover between 1st September ai d  Last February.'  " Sell only goat, moose, big-horn, or  catibnu from Oct., Nov., Dec, also  hare.    .  Buck deer, Sept. 1 to Nov. lot li.  Do not at any time export game in  a r.iw st.tte, or any part or portion of  same, except bo.ir, marten and otter;  and game killed on non-resident  licence. " Do not take or kill any game  imported for acclimating.  Don't hunt doer with dog, or for tho  hide. Do nut trap, net ur snare or take  with gin, baited line or drugged bait,  etc, any protected bird; or attempt it.  Do not take or try to take trout with  explosives, lime, poisons, net, seine,  drag or'device other than- hook and  line. In' lakes of 50 square miles, or  over we can use nets. ~'  Do not use salmon eggs as bait", nor  buy and sell heads of sheep," elk, wapiti,  moose, caribou, nor elk-teeth. '"  Donot sell grouse, ptarmigan, or  prairie chicken;;or expose for sale anjr  game bird plucked, or any deer, goat,  sheep, moose, elk or wapiti, or caribou  beheaded.  t- Kill no game from one hour-after  sunset to one hour beforo suurise.  Sunken punts,-, swivel-guns and batteries are forbidden for duck and geese.  Do not cold-st'Ore g.une, nor export  from the province, deer or .any  portion. ^    1.   ���������  ���������Trout under six inches long are  protected.  . The Norwegian "people in 'a l-efe:-  end'um taken on Monday pronounced  in 'favor' of the dissolution of the  union with Sweden, wilh remarkahle,  though unexpected unanimity. 'Ol  450,000 voters, 320,000 east ballots, of  which only about 3,000 were against  the dissolution.  Write for our Interesting books '��������� Invent.,  or'������ Help" and *' How you are swindled."  Send us a raugh sketch or model of ,our In-,  ventlon or Improvement nnd we will tell you?  free our opinion as to whether it lo probably.  Eateutable. Rejected applications have often .  een successfully prosecuted by ui>. \Ve  conduct fully equipped offices In Montreal,  and Washington; tmsqunlifies us to prompt.;  ly dispatch work and quickly secure Pntentaf  as broid as the Invention. Highest rcfireuceai  furnished. . i -  Patents procured through Marlon & Ma )  rion receive special notice withnut charge lu ?-  over 100 newspapers distributed throughout,  the Dominion. . -  1   Specialty:���������Patent business of  Manufac- <  turers and Engineers, J  MARION & MARION    . i  ,    Patent Experts and Se-llcltors.   (  inttic*..   f   New York Life B'ldV, nontrea!< '  )~^JPP*'   I   AtlanticBldg.WashingtonD.C.'  Nelson fair  COMMENCING  SEPTEMBER  20TH, 1905  Larger   and  better than  ever.' * ,   ���������   ���������;,  All   kinds   of  open   air  attractions.  Each day something interesting.  You will meet old friends  there.  Single Fare on all lines  of travel.  Write for Price List  'SECRETARY  You  Should  mall  arm ll  One Hundred Acres of  the Williamson Ranche  is Being Divided Info 5  Acre Tracts. Suitable, for  Fruit & Vegetable Farms  Will Buy One; Easy.  Terms of Payment  Five Acres, well Cultivated, is a Small-Sized  Gold Mine to the Workingman. ���������  Apply for Particulars  IM HERALD  OFFICE  TO-MY!!  ICE  CREAM  SODAS  Manning's  11  ?-,.��������������� ��������� i.

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