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 ������l2<TJD  ji-A JsAJCtArA*-/  (  i:iv'W*AY    MEN'S   JOURNAL  '[^QrWh     r3^J-  Vol   XVI: NO. HI  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY, JUNE I, 1908  $2 00a"Yearin Advance  Department Store  BARGAINS IN BOYS' SIS  The  Famons  Lion  Brand  The  Famous  Lion  Brand  These are the most thoroughly Tailored Boys' Clothing  in the market. All seams stayed and ^reinforced, sewn all  throngh with Linen Thread, double seats and knees. The  price is the main attraction this time.  K  O  For Friday only you can get a  $5.001 Boys'  Suit fof $3.00  $4.00 Boys' Suit for $2.50  $3^50 Boys':  Suit for   2.00  ^       \      i,t                  ,f         .  - ...  ^or Shoe. Comfort,'^shoe\  economy.'and"' satisfaction--K*...  ,r wear" the'Slater shoe���������*f������r^fii|������|^������-    fi  : . men and boys.    - ~       ..    - t>||&B^2? -"'  ~~i - '- ' A- p&JraSSS?  Sporting-arid cool,, Summer  shoes-���������we 'have   a  >   great  variety.      Let    us -y|  have   -the    pleasure - of @%   |  showing you our stork.      ������ A   **  LADIES' SUMMER SHIRT WAISTS  We are*clearing out'several  lines of Ladies' Summer  Shtrt Waists,   including  White  Muslins,   White   Lustres,  Colored Muslins and Prints.    We have  a nice  assortment  of these, mostly in the sizes you will likely need.      Come iii  Fridhy and Saturday and inspect them.  >  f  f  A beautiful line of Ladies'  White Muslin   Underwear,  White Skirts, White Drawers,-White Corset Covers White^  Chemises, White Night Gowns- " .  WHITE  MUSLIN  UNDERWEAR  TO-PAY'S  DESPATCHES  King Alfonso Has A Narrow  Escape From a Bomb.���������The  Situation in Russia is Now  Being Criticized By the Press  Montreal, May 31���������A special despatch fiom St.  Peteisbuig says Gen.  Linevitch wired the C'/ar to-day that  thu news of Rojestvensky's dfcfeat h,id  spie.id thioughout the'army in  Manchuria and that the troops aie in open  revolt.     He   points   out   that under  such conditions, Lhc continuance of the  Wiii is impossible.  Paris, May 31.���������An anarchist threw  a bomb   at   the   caui.tge   containing  King Altonso, of Spain, and President  Loubet,   as    they   weie   leaving the  opera after  a--gala peiforinance.    It  exploded without injuring the King or  President, butseveial soldiers  of the  escoit weie wounded.    Many  arrests  ha\e beeu made, including the peisons  believed to have thrown the bumb.  Tokio,    May    31.���������Admiral    Togo  reports the captute  of Vice Admiial  Euquist.    The Russian  pusoneis,   (he  Admiral states, will e.\ceed 3.0C0.  Tokio, May Sl.���������The lepoitcd sinking of Ihe cruiser Jemtchug has not  lieen confirmed and the name of the  cruiser has been dropped fiom the list  ot destioyed vessels.  St. Petersburg, May 31.���������A despatch from   the  headquarters -of  the  Manchiuian army indicates that the  prospects aie lipe for a terrible battle  in the near future.  Paris, May 31.���������A despatch from  St.   Peteisburg   says    V'cc   Admiral  Volhersan died of cancer three   days  before the battle.    The  crews of Admiral Nebogatoil's ships are said to  liave mutinied.  Ottawa,   May    31.���������The    customs  receipts of the Dominion for the month  ot May ending to-day total  $3,409,909  an increase ot $200,000 compaied with  Muy 1904. For the 11 months of the  fiscal year the custom's collections  have been over a $1,000,000.  ' St.,(Petersburg, ' May 31.���������This  afternoon tbe Emperor summoned  Admiral Alexin!and all the ministers  to an extraordinary council. It was  learned that all the ministers with the  exception'of the miuisleis of war and  marine unanimonsly,favored the conclusion of peace. ,  No trouble is anticipate,d,in meeting   .Lieut.-Brown  the-payment���������of "-Hi indemnity,'   as   Lieut. ^Smith  financiers'"who   were not willing' to   Sergt.*Jdart  lend'money for a continuation ot  the  Coipl. Koland  war, 'iue i eady to accommodate Russia*  Pte. Pell  it money is needed for the purpose of    Pte. Hall  of concluding pe.ice.       -*-        - '    Pte. Fisher  With one exception the press of St.   Pte. Venables  Petersburg to-day pours out indigna-   Pte. Leeming  tionand wrath upon the bureaucracy,   Pte. Baits  which is hold -responsible for all the   Pte.  Bourue  misfortunes of the war.   Tbe Bus, the  Pte. Groover  widest read paper in  Russia,  says:���������  Pte. Burpee  "Those   guilty   of-Russia's disgrace   Pte. Kelson  should be overwhelmed  with shame.   Pte. Lumb  The death of hall a million of men and   Pte. Hanson  the loss of billions of   money,  is  the  Pte. Coombes  price of the   rejection   of  civilization.   Pte. Farquhar  Sebastopol stiuck the shackles from  serfs, and Port Arthur,  Mukden,  and  Tsu Islands should  fiee Uussia fiom  the slavery of the bureaucracy."    The  " Slovo," another popular paper says:  " Enough,  blindfolded  toi   two  hun  died years, the Russian   people have  been marching to  the  bunk  of   destruction, but the bandages  have  now  been toin fiom the eyes nt  130,000,000  of Russians, and they  will  neither be  led  nor   dnven   over the   piecipir.es.  Let the people speak; enough ot this."  Paris,     May    31.��������� Governmental  quarters heie for the flrst time  entertain a distinct hope of   peace.     This  hope is not   stiengthened,   but   it   is  something more than mere  deduction  from the iesult  of _the^ recent   naval  battled   It is significant that hope now  pievails in   high   qiict iters   that    the  peace efforts may not be futile.  SPORT.  TRAP "SHOOTIXO.  The following scores were made at  the 'traps on - .Saturday,* 20 birds,  unknown angles,:  Dr. Morrison  W. A. Sturdy  O. R. Skene  A. J. McDonell  F. W. Aylmer ���������  J. G. Barber  ��������� McCoilnell  F. B. Lewis.  ��������� Powell  15  13  13  13  11  11  ������  0  5  RUSSIAN FLEET  ANNIHILATED  QUOITING.  There are a number of enthusiastic  quoilers in the;.city who indulge  nightly in this lirvoiitc recreation.  The lormation of a. club hf.s been  mooted and a tournament will in all  likelihood be ai ranged shortly. A  pitch has b.'en~ prepared on First  street where the devotees of the game  may be found in theic leisure moments exhibiting their sl%ill.  LACROSSE.  A hot game ������ook placo at the  giounds on Monday evening when the  football team went up against the  lacrosse hoys aud were defeated by a  scoi e of 10 to 1. -  To-night, a lacrosse match has been  arranged between teams of players  residing in the distiicts east and west of  Mackenzie avenue. The game starts  blimp at 7 o'clock on the Recreation  giounds. lt promises to be a hot  one as both sides say that tliey aie  going right in to win.  FOOTRALt,.  An Old Country tournament will  beheld on the^ Athletic Association  grounds on Satuiday afternoon. It  will consist of" a seiies of games  played with five;a side, five minutes  each way. It is expected that at least  six teams will enter, as all footballers  are eligible to play. , A fee of fifty  cents will be a������kfed of each player, the  proceeds to go in pn/.es to the winning  quintette. Admission tee chaiged at  gate will be 25c, to defiay expenses  of last match with Kamloops.  RiriVD SHOOTING  The flist shoot ot the League  matches will take place on Saturday  ne\.t, June 3id.v No 5 Co R. M. R.  have enteied one team and all the  membeis are requested to be on the  range ne\.t Satuiday "at one o'clock  sharp. - J  The following-were the scores at the  range on Saturday,:  200  500  000  Total  28<  22  --__  i<������  _4n  23  2-1  ^  71  li)  -22 '  IH'  * -54  25 '  27  11  63  21  18  18  57  23  15  17  55 "*���������*  27  21  30  81  21.  30  25  -7������  92  27-  21  70  18  15  (5  39  17  24  20  67  27 i  25  21  73  18  r*  t  21  46  28  27  11  05  17  18  10  45  20  25  20  71  20  15  20  01  15  25  18  5S  WHITE  MUSLIN  UNDERWEAR  We have a particularly good bargain in a special White  Night Gown.    Regular Price $2.00.    Now���������$1.25.  C B, HUME & CO,  Department Store  Iimriynr* r\i-  The Deutschman Caves  Mr. Howard Douglas, Supt. of the  Rocky Mountain National Park. \V.  S. Ayres, mining and consulting  engineer, arrived in the cily on Sunday morning and with a party of  gentlemen, left on N'o. 2 on an exploration pf the Deutschman Mammoth  Caves. The party weie as follows:  Supt. H. Douglas, of tho Binil'  NationnlPaik. W. S. Ayies, Banll",  consulting engineer. R. B. Bennett, of  the News-Advertiser, Vancouvei, J.P.  Foide, resident engineer of the C.P.R.  at Revelstoke. C. H. Deutschman,  discoverer of the caves, A. Johnson,  of the Herald, R. E. Benson photo-  orapher, of R. Tiuemaii's studio, A,  McRae, postmastei, and C. R. MacDonald, of the"Cano.d.a Drug & Book  Co., C. M. Field, of Sibbald fc Field,  W. Smythe, J. Hume. Geo. Lena like*  R. H. Rogers and James Lappan. In  a later edition the Herald will give a  full report of the caves and the trip of  the exploration party.fully illustrated,  simultaneously with hundreds ot  newspapers throughout the continent.  Honois will be shot for this year by  the Biitish Columhi 1 Rifle Association  on July 20, 21 and 22, at the Richmond  Rifie Range, Lulu Island. This was decided on at a meeting of the council ol  the association held on May 21 in Victoiia. Th'e piogriimme of the matches  was gone overandfinally adopted with  a, few amendments. " The piincipal  changes aie additional prizes for tryos  and long range shooting. The St.  Charles Challenge Shield will be the  pi ize of the meeting and will ho open  to teams of six men fiom any regiment  or ritle association (gazetted) in the  Province, whose highest aggregate  scoie in the Ilolincken and the Vancouver Bankeis matches is Ihelughest.  The range-, will be 200, 500, 600, 800,  900"airdl,OOU>aids;   Shirt Waist Dance.   ,  The shirt waist dance under the  an������picesof the Ladies Hospital Guild  has boen set for Tuesday evening next  June Cth, and will take place in the  Opera House, which has been generously placed at' the disposal of the  Guild for the occasion, five of charge,  bv Mr. Tapping. -The; pi ice of-admis  sion is 50 cents. Refreshments wilj be  served during the evening. The proceeds ate to be devoted to the building  of a double verandah on the front of  the hospital" and as the object is a  worthy one the dance will no doubt be  largely patronised.  HA ".SHALL.  The boys aio piactising faithfully in  view of the approaching match with  Golden. As an extra innings was  necessary to decide the lust game, the  next promises Lo be a scorcher.  TCXSIS.  Thecouits nt tho hospital grounds  have been in le.idincss now ior some  time, but theic seems to bu a lack of  enthusiasm among lhe members as up  to tho present they have received  little or no pati onagc.  THU TDIir.  What has become of the Revelstoke  Turf Club.'' \* is nearing Dominion  Day and riothl, r, has yet been done.  The success ol K jt year's meet should  bc sufficient to warrant the making it  an annual event.  London, May 31.���������Lord Roscbery'o  Cicero to-day won tlie Derby slakes,  M. Blanc's " J.udy" second and Chevalier Ginistrcllia's " Signormo" was  third.   Nine horses enteied.  YACHTING  The Ameiican yacht, Atlantic, won  tho ocean i.ice tor the Kaiser's cup,  making a 1 ecord trip of 11 days, 10  horn s and 22 minutes, w ith an average  of 10i knots per hour.  Japan's Great Admiral Avenges  British Fishermen���������Armada  of the White Tsar Goes to  the Bottom.  Tokio,  May 20.���������It  is officially an-  I nounced that Admiral Rojestvensky's  I fleeet has been practically annihilated.  Twelve   warships   have   been sunk or  captured and two transports and two  toipedo boat destioyois have sunk.  Togo has shallot cd Russia's last  hope. Rojestvensky's Heet has beeu  doteated with heavy loss, so heavy  that the disaster with which it has  met is described in ollicial despatches  as annihilation.  The engagement took place in the  Straits ot Korea, the narrow passage  between Japan und Korea, tlirough  whicli Rojestvensky, with audacious  strategy, was tiying to reach the  shelter of Vladivostock. The fight  appear.-, fo have been a running ono���������  possibly the fit st ot its kind between  modern battleships and, therefore, of  the greatest possible interest, apart  from the losult. in all its conditions  and circumstances 10 every nation  possessing a navy.  There cm be little doubt that this  last ot an unbiokon sei ies of victories  lor Lhe aims ot the Mikado will materially hasten the conclusion of peace.  Its ettect upon the internal condition  of Russia is also likelv to be serious.  Toicto, May 29.���������In'lhe battle fought  Saturdav 111 the Sti arts of Korea the  Russian battleships Borodino and  Alexander 111., the armored cruisers  Admiial Nakhimoll, Dmitri, Donskoi,  Vladrmoi and Monomach, the coast  defence irouclad Admiial Oushakoll,  the protected ciuiseis favietlana .md  Jemtrihiig, the lepau ship Kaml-  schatka, and the exu sei filessin were  sunk.  The  battleships Orel and   Nicolail,  and the coast defence nonclads   Ad  muni Sen 1.1vm and General AdmuaK  Apr.ixin weie captmed.  Wasiiingion, D. C , May 30 -The  Post says the 'navy department has  receded an oQicral telegram tiom  Tokio stating that thc hutlealup,  Kmai Souvaiott, Admual Rojestvensky's flagship, went down in action  and Admiral Rojest\ensky was lost. >  Si. Petersburg, May 60.��������� The  report _that the Kniaz --Souvai<itiv  Hagihip" of the" Russian" tleet which;  was defeated by the Japanese in the"  Stiails of Korea, was sunk and Ad-  ���������um'al.Jtojestvensky was wounded and  placed on boai"d~a"*-toi>pedo,.tboat des;"  troyer, is confirmed. The whereabouts of the destioyer is not known.  Tokio. May 29.���������An official telegram  from Admiral Togo reports that the  total losses sustained by the Russian  fleet on Satuiday and Sunday were:  SUNK  o  Three battleships, Kniaz Zouvarolf,  Borodino and Alexander 111.  One (oast defense armor clad,  Oushakoll.  Five ciuisers, NakhimolF,* Dmitri  Donskoi, "Vladimir Monomach, Svict-  lana .ind Jemlchug.  Two special set vice ships, 'KamLs-  chatka aud Lsumrud.  Thieo destiovers.  Summer Time Table.  The C. P. Ii. summer' time card  which comes into elfect al midnight  on Sunday, Jinn.' Ilh, give-, the following time of aiiival at and di'p.'ii'LiiU'  1'iDiii Revelstoke:  WESTBOUND.  No. 1 Art ives 2-Mii Departs 2:15  No. 07      "     17:25         ���������'     17:15  KASTHOLWD.  No. 2 Ai rives 2*50 Depar ts 21:00  No. IW      "       0:10  "       !J:_5  The   Arrowhead   train    will   leave',  Revelstoke  cliiilv after  the arrival of  No.   2,  at  ������:20," returning at 17:10 to!  make   connection's   with the Imperial  Limited���������No. 1)7���������for Vancouver.  PLEASED WITH  TKE PROPERTY  Dr. Delamater Inspects Standard Mine on ~ Behalf of the  Missouri Shareholders ��������� A  Great Mine.  Extremes  Have Met.  New York, May 29.���������The first of the  great mass-iiieelings planned by ministers to stait a religious revival has  been held in the Academy of Music.  The big theatre was aboul two-thirds  filled. Unique methods are Used to  gather a crowd. A dozen automobiles,  ten of them furnished by a woman  deeply inteicsted in the rv.viv.-il movement, invaded the main thoroughfares  and the sido streets. Reinforced by  music, spe.ikurs in the automobiles  told of the meeting and besoughl ali  to all end. Ono group of three automobiles carried n, brass band The  single"cars carried a cliafl'eur, a speaker' and a musician, who played on a  s.uall organ fitted between" the seats.  Meetings of a similar chiracter will  continue throughout the summer.  The English Opera Singers  Dale's English Opera Singers who  hnve just arrived fiom England, are  becoming favorites in this country.  "Montreal, Quebec, Ottawa, Halifax  and St. John are all agiecd that the  distinct merit of their performance  lies in the Miriety, freshness and  sterling musical qualities. Ottawa  goes so far as to style their .appearance at the Russell Theatre as "the  best thing of the kind ever seen there.  In Miss Edith Serpell . the party  possess a very' rare article., Iri England Miss Serpell ranks high as\i  lyric vocalist, arid the "receptions tbat  she has already received in Canada  adds in no small way torlitr reputation. The entire company are quite  new to this' country and therein lies  a danger to t.lii'ir e.-trly appearances,"  but so fast hap-'their popularity spread  and soTmanimqus the.praises of their  good work', that their titleofstrangeis  rGjiu pnl������cbji ajnatter of a-Vshort. life."'-  ^P������^^iwj.ej������s^uhjed^. woll^ehCr-tfu'^jpro-  granrmesi^nid' thoroughly ui_u=icjjinly  ih,/allJta''-peClsV. is assurance",, ejtbiigh  iii'deecl to hasten to the plan office aud  risk tH'e'rest.    They will appear'in-tlie  Dr. Delamater. of Rich Hill, Mo.,  one of the directors of the Piince Mining Company, returned on Tuesday'a  boat from a lour of inspection of thu  company's pioperty atStand.-ntl liitsin.  Dr. fJelaniater expressed himself as  moie than satisfied with what he saw  at tlu-mine and reports that it showed up much better ihan had been  1'-���������presented to him. In two places 01,  thu present drift he found the ore  more than 10 feet in width and of an  excellent quality  The trip to thp mine was accomplished without difficulty and the  Doctor slates that the magnificent  view obtained from lhe Standard Peak  is alone well worth making the trip  for. Ho was accompanied on his tour  of inspect ion by J. M. Scott, secretary  of the company.  Dr. Delamater left yesterday for his  honifc in Missouri, where he will report  in person, to the shaieholders of the  company icsiding tliere, the extent of  tlte development and richness of the  Sland.nd mine, which he is satisfied  is declined to become one of the largest dividend payers in the proviuce.  The Silver Dollar.  The ten-drill compressor for the Silver Dollar is now at Revelstoke and  will be in here in a few days. The  task of transporting it to the property  will not be an easy one, ai owing to  there being only a trail leading to the  mine the machine will have to be  taken up in small sections on pack  horses or go-devils; it is understood,  however, that provision was made for  this condition in the plans and speci-  ficatione. George Lemon will go to  the millsite in a few days to commence  the_ actual work of preparing tlic"  foundation on whicli the compressor  will rest. Pete Zoio and his men are  doing good work in the mine.���������Cam-  botne Miner. ,'  Must Have Home  The    following  Rule    ;  resolution    dealing  ,e<J__  y.'ith,tho,������lltoiiOiMv hi]U?^jivaj:_ a<\virilp  bV'tlie Allierta JJletliodist~Dri'5Tt'i-ence  in session at Calgary on'Monday   last:  Whereas, the question,of provincial  autonomy is now under consideration  Opera-House-here/to-mbrrow (Pridav)  in t'le House of Commons at  Ottawa,  evenintrMune 2nd, andTi/'treafc  is   fn 1 "> a measure  proposing  to  erect  AI-  store for those who attend.   ;    -> ' bc-rta.   and    Saskatchewan   into   pro-  .'-'t   ':A'i - ��������� * I vinces. and, . ;  Public Meeting.  A meeting of those who feel interested in the foi mat ion of a Young  Men's Chi istiiin Association in Revelstoke will be held at the Citv Hall  tonighl���������Thuisday ��������� at 8 o'clock, foi  the puipow of naming a committee to  confer with Mr. White, assistant  manager of the C.P.R., with reference to the grant made fot such pui-  pose by the C. P. R. Co., and. if  thought advisable, to take stops (o-  waids the foi mu tion of such au  association. You uio invited to bc  piesent.  UAPTUIIEO  Three battleships, Orel, Nicolail and  Sissoi Veliky.  Twodelen e armor clads, Seniavin  and Apiaxin.  One special service ship, one destroyer nnd 2,000 men.  Admiral Togo says that the Japanese  squad ion was undamaged.  London, Mav 29.���������A despatch to  the   London    Evening     News    from  Tokio���������says_eight_eaptain_ o_._tlt<'_  Russian w.uships weie drowned during the naval battle ol Saturday, iti  the Stiails otlCoioa.  near Admiial Nobogntorf and 'about  3,000 other Russians were captured  and taken prisoneis.  THIS I'llICE Ol' TEACB  The Empeior was completely prostrated by the news, and according to  leports, he bioke down, tind wept.  The oflect of the disaster, will bu'a  leitiblo blow to the goveiiiment. The  futility of trying to sl agger on on  land is everywhere lecognizud, and  theciy for "peace at any price", is  sine to bc raised. This' time it .is  believed thc Kovernment cannot resist  suchaciy. Indeed, the radical Liberals aio openly lejnicing in this hour  ot their country's humiliation. ; They  decl.ne that the disaster means peace  and a constitution, and lhat the deaths  of thousands of their fellow countrymen unci the loss of one hundivd  million dollars' -woi lb of warships; is  not too high a price to pay.-.-The  fi iends of peace in tho government are  already reptoaching the party -with  foicing the issue between Togo and  Rojestvensky. When the fleet made  theii appeaiancc in the slraits of  Malacca they tried to persuade the  Emperor that tho time was opportune  for the ppeiation of peace negotiations, but thc war paity convinced his  majesty and Ro|oslvensky, ifor the  honorofthe navy, insisted , that the  fleets should be given a chance to  retrieve Lhe disasteis suffered on land.  Election w6f.Officers.  'At   its regular  meeting   hist night  Gold Range Lodge, Knights of Pythian,  elected the   following officers for the  coming half-year:  C. C, S. McDonald.  V. C, E. W. B. Paget.  J. Mathie.  of XV., A. E. Kincaid.  of R. &S., G. 11. Brock,  of E., E. G. Bur-ridge.  M. of F.. H. A. Brown.  M. at A., AV. Henry.  1. G., D. A. MacDonald.  O. G., J. B. Scott.  P.,  M.  K.  M.  Killed at the Jordan.  At 11 o'clock this morning Edwin  Lower better known as "Liverpool"  was killed at tho Revelstoke Lumber  Co s logging camp up the Jordan by a  tree falling on him. Tho body was  bi ought i nto Llio ci t\M. h is afternoon.  Alderman and Mrs. Poole returned  to the city on Friday evening last aud  have since been kept busy receiving  tlie. hearty congratulations of their  many friends. The same evening the  men,hers of File Brigade No. 2. acconi-  piinied by the Band welcomed the  happy couple home. After a number  of selections by the Band the entile  company sal down to supper, at the  conclusion of which the health of Lho  bride and groom wit's drank with  eiilhusiasin. Oilier tou-ts followed,  interspersed with song������ and speeches,  and tlie lime sped merrily by. 4he  company dispoising at midnight after  the singing of "God Save the King.-'  Whereas this is a question of lively  interest and of supreme importance to  the people of these,two new provinces  for the present and for all time to  come, particularly in all that pertains  to national development and to civil  and leligious liberty.    Therefore  it, is  Resolved; That tho Alberta Annual  Conference of .the, Methodist church,  in its full session of ministers and laymen, places on recor'd:  1 Our firm conviction that one system of national schools wholly and  entirely under the control of the state,  is in the best interests of the  country.  2 That educational and other'matters, as outlined in tho B.-N. A. Act.  should be left entirely in the liands of  the provinces.  3 That Lliis conference stands unalterably committed to the doctrine  of provincial rights.  It was decided by vote of the conference to send copies of this resolution  by telegraph to the Premier, the leader  of the opposition, the Minister of the  Interior, and that written copies be  ������ent_to"lhe members"r(>J>res~entitig-1lie-  constilucncies within this conference.  McCullough Creek Mines.  Mr. "W. M. Brown, president of the  McCullough Creek Hydraulic Mining  Company, leturiied ou Tuesday from  I he company's piopei tyon McCullough  Creek. Mr. Iii own went on Friday,  in company with Mr. Paltison. of  Duluth, on a tour of inspection, where  they found the property and operation* progressing most satisfactory.  Mr. Pattison was well pleased wilh  everything that he saw and will remain at the propei ty for the season.      '  Card of Thanks.   -.'.  The Tnlont Society of St. Peter's  Church desire to thank the members  ot the Amateur Di ,1 in a tic Club and  all others who assisted at their entertainment on the evening of the 2-lth  of May.  Cucumbers, tbe (list of the season,  at 0. B. Hume & Co's.  ������ Bourne Bros. 3  Revelstoke,  B. C.  DEALERS IN.  Choice Groceries, Flour,-Feed, Crockery  Hardware and Stoves, Garden Seeds,  Hoes, Rakes, Spades, Shovels, Forks,  Watering Cans, Rubber Hose, Sprinklers, Etc., Etc.  AGENTS   FOR  MCCLARY'S STOVES  BOURNE BROS.  Mackenzie  Avenue  v ffVVfVVVfvf^fffllfvfVVVOVfffWfVVvffWfffffffVVVVfWV  ���������m ��������� ���������mm" run* tA-rj iJ~i~i-M~I~fr'M-t-M-S~M-'I~I~l"M"l-*  | Mr* A T T������Y %  HEALTH  ,4  >*���������  *H^-4"|^W-W-4"W-^M''Wj'M"I"!'  HOW TO   AVOID  THE GRIPFE.  A great many people have formed  the habit of alluding to every little  cold as nn "attack of grippe." Tt  sounds much more important, but  happily, it is often not true. Any  one who has once had a real attack  of grippe is in small danger of mistaking any lesser complaint for it.  It is true that it has many of thc  signs of the so-called cold in the  head, but added to these there is a  prostration, nn aching, a poisoning  of the whole system of which i>lain  influenza is fortunately not capable  Kvery year there i.s more or less  grippe, ranging from the really appalling epidemic of thirteen years  ago, when the old and the feeble succumbed in hundreds, to a limited  number of fairly light cases here and  there.  Much of the spreading of tha grippe  is by quite unnecessary contact. It  is only fair for grippe patients -to  isolate themselves for a few days  and consider themiclves contagious  objects. lYomiscocus kissing, which  is always foolishness, is a crime during a grippe epidemic. Thc patient  should stay in one room in thc care  of a physician until active symptoms  have  subsided.  Much can hc done to avoid this  dread disease in other ways than  ty shunning the sufferers. This is  not always feasible, anyhow, whilo  people ride in close cars and mix  with* th'eir fellows in restaurants,  shops and theatres, where the germ:  can be appropriated at any moment. The surest way of avoidance  is by keeping the system in good  condition. The grippe germ 3s just  like any other di.sease germ in,this:  ���������that it needs a weakened point for  its assault.  If people spend hours in close,  overheated places, and then faco the  keen outside air without proper protection in tlieir clothes or proper  precautions as to correct breathing,  they are already prepared for their  attack  of  grippe.  Wet feet are a most useful ally of  this trouble, and should never be  risked ��������� jn, young or old.. Most* persons have heard of the man who  wrote lo the Times that he had discovered that wet feet wero Uio sole  cause of influenza, antl was answered  by the man with two wooden legs  who had grippe five years in succession. Although too'*mucli stress can  hardly be placed on the importance  of warm, dry feet, the case is. unfortunately not quite so simple.  There are niany,ways in which grippe  ' can. acquire a Hold' if one is ready to  catch iti Strengthen your fortress  with a threefold wall���������eat right,  breathe right, .sleep right. Only so  shall disease'find you scatheless.  SIMPLE HOME REMEDIES.  ���������Several; years ago one of the old  school" physicians who han nevo- lost  a case of pneumonia where the patient was under 60, said that he attributed his success largely to the  timely use of soap poultices, which  were made by having tho soap very  hot, then thickening with' bran. In  these days, when so few, even among j  the farmers, make soft soap, a poultice nearly as good can be made by  using a weak lye," in place of the  soap. To make the lye, pour boiling water over wood ashes. At  mo.st drug stores an alkaline poultice can" be purchased ready prepared, which is similar to the soap poultices of former years. Tn cases of  extreme tenderness, cracker crumbs  can be used in place of the bran,  making it  far lighter.  Sometimes it is difficult to wring  cloths out of water sufficiently hot  to  attain   the  desired  result. One  way is to place the cloth to bo  wrung inside of a dry towel, and  then twist at the ends. A wringer  mny be used, but thc best is to uso  a steamer. If possible, have a  small oil stove near to the patient's  bed, and on it place a basin oi boiling water, and over this set the  _.��������������� tea n>ar.__The- first _ time, thccloths  will need to l;e wrung out of the  water, but after that, all that is  necessary is to place them in the  steamer.  The  remembrance     and   use   of   the  A  SPRING NEED.  The Indoor Life of Winter is Hard  on the Health.  Not exactly sick���������but not feeling  quite well. That's the spring feeling. The reason���������close confinement  indoors during the winter months,,  breathing tho impure air of ba>Uy  ventilated houses, oflices and workshops. Tho troublo may manifest  itself in a variable appetite, little  pimples or eruptions of the skin, a  feeling of weariness, and perhaps an  occasional headache, or a twinge of  neuralgia or rheumatism. Perhaps  you tliink tho trouble will pass  away���������but it won't unless you drive  it out of tho system by put tins the  blood right with a health-giving  tonic. And there is only one absolutely jertain, blood-renewing, nerve-  restoring tonic���������Dr. Williams' l'ink  Pills for Pale People. Thousands of  grateful peoplo havo testified that  .these pills* are the best of all spring  medicines. Thev actually make now  blood: they brace the nerves and  strengthen every organ of the body.  They make tired, depressed, ailing  men, women and children bright, active and strong. Mrs. N. .Ferguson,  Ashlield, N.S., says: "For tho benefit it may bc to others I take much  pleasure in saying that I havo found  wonderful benefit from tlio use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. 'When I began  taking thoira I was so badly run  down that I could scarcely go about  the house. I was also troubled with  palpitation of the' heart and weak  spells, but the pills have fully restored mc and I am now enjoying  better health than I ever expected to  have again."  If you want to be healthy in spring  don't dose yourself with purgatives���������  they only weaken.���������they can't cure.  Don't experiment with' other so-called,  tonics. Take Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills at onee and seo how quickly  they wilr banish' all spring ailments,  and inake you active and strong.  Sold by- all medicine dealers or sent  by mail" at SO cents a box or six  boxes for S2..r>0 by writing the Dr.  Williams' Medicino Co., "Brockville,  Ont.  WAR STORESAND FRAUD  BRITAIN     WAS   BUNCOED    OUT  OF LARGE SUMS.  Jams    Sold     Under    Weight���������Ammunition  Was  Imperfectly  Made.  Losses, deficiencies, discrepancies,  irregularities, these are not cheerful  words in connection with the national accouiits-for British subjects, but  they sum up the story of the South  African war stores, told in the re-  Port of tho Comptroller and Auditor-  'Ocnertil upon tho store accounts of  the army issued recently. Tbo first  scandal revealed relates to Jam. Thc  story is best told in thc Auditot-  Oeneral's   own   words:  "lt was noticed in the Durban supply account for July, 190:5, that  337.70'I pounds of jam had" been  written off, charged under tho following circumstances: On tho sale of  surplus jam remaining on hand after  the close of the war, tho contractor  who purchased it found that large  quantities of tins contained only l-l  ounces of jam; and as 1,850,810. of  theso tins were held on charge as  containing one pound of jam each, it  became necessary to write off the  charge of 337,704 pounds, iii respect  of the short weight of four ounces in  each tin. It was seen on reference to  somo of tho contracts for purchase of  jam that they included a provision  that it should be supplied in tins  containing   one   pound   each.  AMOUNT OF LOSS.  "I, therefore, requested that information might be furnished as to tlie  terms of the contracts in these cases,  and as to the examination givon to  insure that full contract weights woro  delivered; also whether any other  cases of short weight had been  brought to notico, and, linally,  whether the deficiency was investigated at the time by a court of inquiry  and reported to the Treasury. To  theso inquiries,   which  were addressed  HE TELLS THEM  TO ASK THE I.0.F  JOHN    J.    BUHNS     CURED  DODD'S KIDNEY PIIXS.  BY  He Had Chronic Inflammation of  the Kidneys���������Says His Brother  Foresters can Tell all About it.  Darnley, I'.E.r., April 17���������(Special)  ���������John J. Burns, n prominent member of the I. O. !���������'. here, whose euro  of Chronic Inflammation of tbo  Loins und Kidneys caused n sensation .sonic time ago, reports thnt ho  is still in splendid health. "Yes,"  snys Mr. Burns, "my cure i.s entirely  satisfactory. T have had no trouble  since I used Dodd's Kidney Pills.  'I'hey drove away the dlscuse from  which I suffered  for light, years.  ".N'o, I'll never forgot Dodd's Kidney Pills. The doctor could not help  me. I got so bad T could scarcely  walk, sit or sleep, I was about to  give "up entirely when an advertisement led me to try Dodd's Kidney  Pills. Now I am in good health.  Dodd's Kidney Pills  saved  my  life."  If any one doubts Mr. Burns' story  h'e simply refers them to his brother  Foresters. They all know how hc  suffered and that Dodd's Kidney Pills  cured  him.  A little Sunlight Soap will clean  cut glass and other articles until  they shine and sparkle. Sunlight  Soap will wash other things than  clothes.  IB  come to those who drink PURE TEA   ,ike  GREW TIRED OF STUDYING  No Breakfast Table  complete without  EPPS  An admirable food, witb all  its natural qualities intact,  fitted to build up and maintain  robust health, and to resist  ���������winter's extreme cold. It le  a valuable diet for children.  COCO  The   Most  Nutritious  and Economical.  A  KOYAL  BOOKLET.  The Grand    Trunk Railway System  Avoid ordinary teas if you care for SOUND, SWEET SLEEP, and  ask for the specially manufactured, carefully picked  BLUE RIBBON TEA.   TRY THE RED LABEL.  ONLY ONE B.ST TEA-BLUE RIBBON'S IT  SCHUEMAW'S   SON     IS   NOW   A  LABORER.  i;  ATLANTIC  WHALING.  Old  Time  Business  Becoming -Profitable  Once More.  "Thar sh' blo-o-ows!" The ancient-  call, trumpeted by leathern hin'gs  from cloud-aspiring ''crows' nests,"  rings, anew o'er all the time-honored  "whale-grounds,": says a Province-  town (Mass.) dispatch to tho Now  York Herald. As of yore, the New  England "copper . bottoms  snoring. .'. homeward, bearing fat  freight of "sperm" and ivory from  far ..Southern seas. Again is profit  accruing-from a pursuit long deemed  unremuneratiye, for the Physeter  family" has multiplied apace in recent years and sperm whaling is  coming to its own again.   ���������'-.''/  Some startlingjy lucrative voyages | 00,000,000  have marked the progress of the bus-j "imperfect  inoss 'of' lilte. The Morning Star,  Canton, Sunbeam and others of the  older ships have excelled their jkest  previous records in point of phenomenally rich cargoes brought home  to swell the bank accounts  of owners  to the War Oflico on April 26, 1904, Mexico and other southern countries  1 have, up to the present, received no with his wifo and daughter, his eld-  reply. The item of 1,583 pounds osL sol]> n0iJert Schurman, aged 19  shown on the .list of losses, etc., of years, is wielding-a sledge in the  the account, represents this deficiency blacksmith shops of' the Gorton  not at the purchase price of the jam, | Bridge and Construction Company  but at the rate at which the surplus ; r01- seventy-five  cents  a  day.  jam was sold at Durban.'  BAD  AMMUNITION  The Auditor-General's report is  'dated'''February 21, of the present  year. His letter to tho War Oflice of  last April has therefore remained  unanswered for almost a year.- Next  there is a little miscalculation'iti "the  come i matter of .suits. The nutner provided  under the demobilization 'arrangements,; was greatly' in excess of tho  requirements owing to the ''difficulty of forecasting." Some of them  were sold .to the; troops at a, _,lpss  which : has not yet been estimated.  Twenty thousand were sold by ten-  ! tier at a loss of ������7,0O0. Then again,  rounds of ammuntion,  and doubtful,'V were  brought back from South Africa for  field pructice. The War Oflice expended 13,000,000 rounds ..' in this  way, and found it "unsatisfactory  and sometimes dangerous." They decided to make _8.000,000 rounds.  Up   to   the  present,   however,   accord-  are    distributing ��������� a    very handsome  booklet descriptive of the Itoyul Mus-  | koka Hotel, that is.situated in Lako    j Kosscau, ��������� in    tho - Muskoka    Lakes,  President of Cornell Is Letting His' .''H|gWan. ������   of  Ontario."   The   publi-  _.-_,..     ^ ���������    ,     ���������6 cation is ono giving a full description  Son  Cultivate  a  Taste  for of the attractions that way be found  Learning-. at this popular resort, handsomely il-  ivmi������ t> .   .i    .   -i       ,   n '���������',', e. ,'       lustrated with  colored  prints  of lake  While President-Jacob Gould Schui-  and jslami    aeeacry    the hotel itself.  ".,.?  .o"!?.!:!i1._1-,ni^>l:S.,!'?:..,,,s!..!:.nJor  and many of tho special features that  may be found there. It is printed on  fine enameled paper, bound in a cover  giving tho appearance of Morocco  leather/ with a pic.turo of tho hotel  and surroundings on the same, and  the crest oi the hotel embossed in  high* relief: A glanco through this  booklet makes ono long for tho pleasure of Summer and outdoor life,  and copies may bc secured gratuitously by applying to any Grand  Trunk ticket. oflico.  JArS   KEEP   NO   ANIMALS.  Japan is a land without domestic  animals. It is this circumstance  which strikes the stranger ao forcibly  in looking upon .Japanese landscapes.  There are no cows, there are but few  horses, una these arc imported mainly for tho use of foreigners. The  carts in the city streets''ore pulled  and pushed by coolies, and tlic  pleasure carriages are drawn by men.  There are but few dogs, there are no  sheep, and. wool is not used in  clothing, silk and cotton being the  staples. There are no pigs���������pork is  un unknown article of diet���������there aro  no gouts, or mules, or donkeys. Wild  animals there aro, however, and in  particular bears of enormous     sizo.  FOlt SALE.���������010 ACRKS. UNIM-  provctl Kin I" land, good soil, every  acre in tillable, 2J miles southwest Ol  Cruik, Assiniboia. Terms 50.90 per  acre, ?3.00 cash, balance 5 years at  6 p.c. O. A. Kohler, Hutchinson,  Minn.,  U.S.A.  Lifebuoy Soap ��������� disinfectant ��������� is  strongly recommended by tho medical  profession as-a safeguard against infectious  discuses.  22  OUDKBT   RESIDENCE.  the  pleasures     of   travelling     in  and officers.'    Even the   smallest     ofj -,    --        -   .  the schooner class have  "struck  luck'! ing   to   the   Auditor-General,   ouly  and   tho     renewed   spectacle   of     loiiej'small  number of cartridges haxe been  whalers '.'boiling" hero and there over   converted,  and  some  doubt  has  been  all. thc" track, of ��������� sea from  the Azores ! expressed  as  to  the, practicability   ol  south of Walfisch Bay,  west coast of! remaking the 'ammunition  at a^ reas  Africa, reminds us of,.the palmy days ! onable   cost.    He  has   aSvcd  Privation has many limes visited  this young man in the last. month  since he was sent out in ��������� the world  upon his mettle. He'"has been compelled to earn liis bread by. the  strength ' of   inexperienced   arms.  When young Schurman entered' thc  university of which his father is president he showed a marked abhorrence to spending liis Hour's., in grinding. He experienced difficulty with  his studies during thc lirst year, and  last year his inefficiency iii scholarship was. more" than over evident:  ���������   THROWN ON THE ROCKS: '���������  After the .final examinations' he  found  himself  hopelessly  conditioned..  No helping hand was extended to trees, although it is only credited  him, aud President Schurman decided with liaving one. The climate and  to make an example of his ewn son. soil are bv no means unfavorable to  Ho was "busted" from tho vuiiver- tree-growing, and evidence, exists to  sity, and suddenly found himself show lhat Iceland, was once, covered  stranded upon the high.rocks thrown wi.th trees,  upon his -own rcKourcos.  Mistress���������"Do you think '.that-young  policeman who calls horo so often  means business, Nqrah?" The Cook  (blushing)���������**I���������������������������-. think he do, mum.  no's begun to complain about my  cooking  already."  Minard's Liniment used by Physicians  Iceland possesses a large number of  Western ocean.  Take the caso of the schooner Eleanor B.   Conwell.    That craft left Fay-  al, where she had landed her previous  catch,  early    in  cruise     south.  -Drifting helplessly about with only1  a small amount of money, he learned  that work was to be obtained at  Gorton, N.Y.; and immediately hurried to mako application for ii posi-l  tion with the concern. Although;  somewhat experienced with machin-  whether j cry ��������� through   his  connection   with   the  Schurman     knew  The* never failing medicino/ Holloway's  Corn Cum, removes all kinds of corns,  warts, etc.; even the most difficult to  remove cannot withstand tliis wonderful  remedy.  St. 'Petersburg   occupies   six    largo  oi  the  Am������a-lcoa"wtaio'Ttehc.y: when j another  decision   on   this  ^W������t j ���������rs..3%     j|ou���������g   hch.jr.nn,.  "spouts"   were     legion    in   all       the    has been arrived at, and also whether , no^ng   aliouX   tl.e_*o.k   laid  the War Office has taken any action  in regard to the question of an improved system of packing ammunition, but without, receiving any rc-  October, 1903, to! ply.  The   ��������� hurricane . that j WORSE  BOOKKEEPING.  and    many     small  mouth" of the Nova.  The oldest, inhabited resideiice in  the United Kingdom is said to be  Wunvognn Castle, in the Isle :of  Skye���������the seat- of the McLeods of  McLeod���������part of which dates from  tho ninth century, or a couple of  hundred years before tho ��������� conquest of  England  by  William   the" Norman.  They Are Not Violent in Action.���������  ���������Some persons,-'* when thoy. wish to  cleanse the stomach, resort to JSpsom  and otiier purgative salts. These aro  speedy in. their uclion, but "serve no permanent good. Their uso produces incipient chills, nnd' u persisted in they  injuru-thc stomuch. Nor do they act  upon the intestines in a beneficial way.  I'urmeleo's Vegetable I'ills answer 'all  purposes in this respect,, and havo no  suporlor.  Hinir���������"Yes, lie's an artist, a  musician, and a poet." ITe���������"Is he?  Poor fellow? I had no idea that he  was so poverty-stricken as> all thet."  Minard's Liniment Lumbe (man's friend  FOU SALE���������TWO GOOD SANDY  loam farms, near Watorford, Norfolk county; <J7 nnd SO acres; 80  acres grain: lair buildings; possession at  onco.   It.   S.  llobinsou,   Watcrford,   Ont.  Stump and Tree Pullers  Powerful,  Handy,  Low  Prlood.  Self-anchorlng   and   Stump-  anutioreU.   Soraotlilnff   now.  Pull an ordinary atump ln 1J4  iniuutes. ltofi  ntitot at * sot*  tint;. DIfforcnt  EixeB    to  suit  nil   kinds   of <  clearings.  irorllluBtratod  catalog address  | Milne Mfg. Co. 876 Ninth St., Monmouth, III.  There is hardly anything so foolish  ns imagining that people are crazy  to'be reformed.      ..  FOIl OVBIt B1XTY YEARS,  lln. Winslow'B Soothing Syrup has  been used hy millions of mothers ;.for  their children while teething. It soothes  the child, soften the gums, allays pain,  cures' windcolic, regulates ���������' the stomach-  and bbtvcls, and-js .the best remedy for  Diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents - a bottle.-  Sold by druggists throughout tho  world. Bo suro and ask for "Mrs.  Winslow'������ Soothing  Syrup." 22���������04  GIL  F0R Lamp Oil Economy  Sarnia  use Prime  White  No real need to buy the more expensive  oils if GOOD BURNER it used  and KEPT,CLEAN.  If you want a BIG LIGHT���������THREE OR  FOUR GAS JETS IN ONE���������  Queen  Zi\ , y BEAUTIFUL  Oil LICHT  Lamp  The Choicest Oil-Made is.  PRATT'S   ASTRAL  For  Sale  by  Dealers.  m'Queen City Oil Co., Kd  TRY A  CLEANING *  "Yours* is -rather . a discouraging  profession, is it not?" someone nsked tho -mun who" hopes to make nn  airship.       "No,"   replied'".the": latter;  things  are always  looking  up  with  IsVamls'"at,"the|us> CVW1 if wo ���������'<-'!.v-get there!"  WALKINO  CADIES'V.";-* ������&t  Ou k* den* rufaethr bjr oar VMseb Ptomm. Tit ti'  ������������������ITHH AMEBtOAM BVtIHO CO.  MOXTUAV TOBOHTO, OTTAWA "*"(JUEB_0  . Ho���������"So you are in the habit o'f  talking to yourself." She���������"Yes.  You sec, I've got to toll ^somebody,  and it I tell it to imysclf I'm suro  that it won't get any farther."  Mother    Graves'   .Worm:   Exterminator  'does" not  require;.the  help  of  any  - pur-  :ativo*   medicine   to   complete   the; cure,  it a;trial   and'he convinced.  Kati  II ive  The.system  of bookkeeping  in     the  swept the Arores-'October 9 caught  her in its track and stripped- her of  all boats, etc., driving her to Cape  de Verde to report. Obliged to proceed to St. Kitts, West Indies, to  procure new boats and repair, she  did not resume whaling until Starch,  when she was n.ished north to the  Hatteras ground. She found whales  there, and in '27 days after lighting  her lirst spout she was homeward  bound, a full ship, reaching New ! General  Bedford dune 111, with 400 barrels c-f j serious.  sperm,   and     the   decks  still     bearing    ply dept. various  boards ordered dnr-  traces of the last cut,   the last whale : ing 1002 ond 1W03 the destruction of 1  haviiig^been^-taken_,o������]y^fom^^days^s"P-BJh^���������'nosjj^^ji^t^Jjgcgn,.   and  prior   to   arrival. V  Tho     bark     Canton,       whose      1(5   "  pecledly at his door, lie was necessarily put at the very bottom, and-  on a par with the most common  workmen , of - the concern, using a  sledge in the blacksmith shop and  cleaning by hand "pig'iron." I  STICKS TO IT; j  _J-tis  associates  found   occasion often.  iiruple   rcatly-ai-haiifl   remedies    may  prevent a  severe  Illness,   but  greatly  to  be avoided  is the self-administration of drugs.    No matter how much ; ceding  is  said  common  s>5nse  and   self-reliance     wo ��������� St55,000,  was  months'    voyage,   ending  in   Sejitem- i  ber,   1002,     yielded   200  barrels      of  sperm,   a   record     crpinling  the      best  of  the palmy  day  voynges.  The    bnrk     Sunbeam,   loo,     whose;  catch of the voyage immediately pre-;  to   have  been    worth !  prime     favorite     ofj  Sciatica put him on crutches  .Jus!      Smith,     dairyman,      of   Grimsby,  Ont.,   writes:   "My   limbs '   were    almost  useless j'rom   ��������� sciatica  and   rheumatism,  and, ' notwithstanding     my. esteem      for  physicians, J -must give the credit where  it   belongs.   J   am   a  cured   man   to-day,  and   South      American   Rheumatic   Curo  must, have: all   the   credit.    It's   n.   marvel.���������:i-l  Bloemfoatein    Ordenance    Department j t���������   fimj   gial.j������������������   la���������iis   vvj(h   i,jR     at-'     Scotland   is connected  with   Iceland'  is  next'mentioned-.   In   numerous    in- / tempts  at   work,  but   with  a determi-   hy a submerged  bank at a   depth  of  stances   the   total  quantities   recorded   Iiation   to   mnstcr   ;hP   first,   principles   500 fathoms.  on   the   iss'ie   of     the  ledger   exceeded | of the  work  ho  U)ilpcl  ,���������0.-e earnestly |    those on the receipt side.    Jt appears, lhan    ev ni    ���������aUiral   spirit      of   AqV fnTi Min3Pii'_ flllfl tfltfi Tin ntllFP  also   that  the hulk  of  the stores     at, trie���������d|ilu.ss    ���������011       fol.     hini    frien(Is   ASK IGT MlltlVU. S dHU MKB M OWtfr  the Bloemfontein depot are still shel-; among  both  sex.-s in  the little   town'  tered   in   tents,   or    lie  in   the     open, , Khcva   |lf.   ci,nso   to  settle,   and   these      'J'<"-'k'<>  >������  ancl   that,  according  to  the    Auditor-1 fl.ic.n(Js ,lave moro  Ula���������   onC(i  i���������;|i,.cct.  the  consequent   wastage   is   ly   b,.(;omr.   acquainted   with   his     lin-  At  the  JWrhan  base    sup-1 llslIa|   finttncial    position.*. He     :  complained. ' ���������'   ���������  President Schurman, convinced that!     Goes via Lackawanna,   April  20th  froiii^.BufTalo.ij  Leadlay,  Buffalo,  a few degrees colder than  London  in   January,   and  15  degrees  -warmer in July.  BEST EXCURSION TO NEW YORK  An End to nilloiia -Headache. -������;!'���������-  ousness, which is caused by exesssive  bile in the stomach', .has.' a inar.'t-id effect upon thc nerves, and often manifests itself hy severe headache. This is  thu most distrossiuK headache ona cnu  have. Thoro aro headaches 'from cold,  from fever, and from other-causes, but  thn most excruciating of all is the n:h-  ous liuailache. I'lirinelco's VeijJtubl.)  Pills, will cure it���������cure it almost immediate! v. It will disappear as sotni os  "Pills    operate.      There    is    miMiing  tho  surer  ache.  "in "'tlio' treatment   of   bilious   heud-  First Fly���������"What makes you so  disgruntled?" Second Fly���������"Hero  I've been biting a billiard ball by  mistake  for, the  Inst  len   minutes.'  "All things come-to him who  waits." "Yes, and when they come  ho''.finds that they weren't worth  waiting  for!"  KIdnoy Cry. ��������� Pain In the back.is. the  cry of the kidneys for holp. To neglect  the. call is to deliver the. body oyer  to a discusc'cruel, ruthless, and /finally  life destroying. South American Kidney Uuro lias: power akin to miraculous  in . iiclping-'.the. needy kidneys out of the  mire of disease. It relieves in . six  hours.���������38 '  I  / then   ordered   the young  yond the control of the officers nt the ( lcull Ilis SUK|j0H,  amj,   failing in   both  J attempts, put him  upon bis own    re-  j sponsibility.  Young   Schurman   i.s   a   member     of  the   Phi   JCappa   I'si .Fraternity.      Tie  may have,  the most of us know   ab- >. fortune,   thi.s     lucky  box  of a      ship  def>ot." Rations to the value  1:225.000 in all were destroyed in  South Africa. As thev were "subjected to exceptional treatment, it  was not, as a rule, possible to recover a part of  their  value from  the  soluicly. nothing of the real effects of j reaching  New Bedford June 2C������ from  a.; co?lr,?;c_to,r.s:.  the various* drugs upon thc system.  As for myself, I should pity even a  sick cat who wns compelled to lap  up any medicinal doses of my compounding.  (> FRUIT.  Fruit alone will not sustain life  for any length' of time, but" helps  to furnish  a  variety in  the diet.  It stimulates and improves appetite and digestion, relieves thirst,  and introduces water into your  system; acts as a laxative or astringent, stimulates the kidneys and  supplies the organic salts necessary  to  proper  nutriment.  Among the laxatives are figs,  prunes, dates, nectarines, oranges  and mulberries.  The astringents are blackberries,  dewberries, raspberries, pomegranates, quinces, pears, wild cherries,  c ra n b e rri es  and  medlars.  The kinds used for diuretics are  grapes, black currants, peaches,  whortleberries and prickly pears. The  refrigerants are red and white currants, gooseberries, lemons, limes-  and apples.  Apples are useful as a stomach' so-  dative, and will relieve nausea, and  even  sea-sickness.  22   months'   trip   with   a  grand   tol.il ���������     A   Woolwich arsenal stock-taking in  of 2,900  barrels  sperm,   almost      lho i 1.002   disclosed   "large  discrepancies  banner catch,  time and  quantity con-! Those stock-takings wer  sidercel,  of   tho entire whalii  record.  VALUABLE TO   MOTHERS.  Baby's Own Tablets are for children of all ages���������thpy nre equally  good for the new-born bahr; or the  well-grown child. They will promptly cure colic, indigestion, constipation, teething troubles. diarrhoea,  and simple fever. Tho Tablets break  up colds, prevent croup, and promote  healthy sleep. 'They are. guaranteed  not to contain a pnrticle of opiate  or any of the poisons found in so-  called "soothing" medicines. Every  mother who has used theso Tablets  speaks of them in the highest praise.  Mrs. T. Timlick, Pitlst.on, Ont.,  sny.-,:���������"I huve used Baby's Own Tablets with the most satisfactory results, f can recoir'.mend tliem lo nil  mothers as" a remedy for teething  and other troubles of childhood."  You can g'-t the Tablets from nny  medicine dealer, or by mail at. 25  cents a box by writing The Dr. Williams Medicine   Co.,   Brockville,   Out.  ordered, tho  results nf which have not yet been  Communicated to the Auditor-dcner-  al's .Department. It is promised that  "the matter will not be lost sight  of."  Daughter (looking up from h..-r  novel)���������"Papa, in time of trial, what  do you suppose brings the most comfort lo a man?" Papa���������"An* acquittal,   I  ehould   think,"  "I sny, Maud," said Mamie, "did  you see Mrs. .I inkles' new vase?"  "Yes; isn't it perfectly horrid?" "f  don't know yet. I haven't found out  whether it is modern and perfectly  horrid, or antique and perfectly  lovely."  RUSSIA'S   FOUR  CM'tKAT WARS.  The present war is the fourth upon  which Russia has entered within the  last three-quarters of a century. Her  first wns with Turkey. It involved  an expenditure of $100,000,000 and  a loss of 120,000 men. That was  in 1828. Twenty-six years later  came tlie Crimean, in which France  and Kngland took a hand. It was  spread over 1.854-6; nnd cos>t ������1 ,-  525,000,000 and-485,000 men. Then  in 1877 followed it further light  with' Turkey, in which .5950,000,000  Was expended, and 180,000 men disposed of. Russia is said to have  an available war fund of $500,000,-  000.  TREK  SHOULD   PAY   RENT.  Probably the most costly tree in  thi- world is the plane tree which  grows in Wood Street, in the City  of London. It occupies spaco which  would bring in a rental of $1,250  per annum, and this capitalized at  thirty years' purchase gives a value  of  ������37,500.  was  prominent in  class  politics.   +���������   ��������� TEACUP   PHILOSOPHY.  An expert is a man who doi\s> not  get  confused   when  eross-exainin, d.  A fault which humbles a man is  of more use lo hiru than a good notion   which puffs'hiin   up  wifh   pride.  The young lady who is receiving  attention from a young man will do  well to inquire if his mother gets  any.  Jt.. is��������� better to right your wrongs  while th'ey are young and Lender  than to nurse them until they are  old  and  tough.  Every man thinks every nlh-ir  man has his  price.  Ife who takes good curo of .he  days need give himoelf no worry  over the yea'r.  A woman cannot undeistnntl why  her husband has to work so hin-d l.o  make both ends .meet, when ho is ao  much cleverer   than   other  own.  "I got my' husband l.o admit that  he was a fool to-day." "How did  you manage it'.'" "I showed him  some letters,he wrote mo during our  courtship."  .TURK ISM IMflNTINO OFI'TCEB.  All printing establishments in Turkey, according to a new law, may  have only one door, nnd that, opening on to the street. Windows must  be covered with close-meshed wiro-  netling. so Unit no pnpertl enn be  handed through. A statement must  be made a year in advance of the  amount or ink required, wliich will  bo supplied by tlio Slate. ' A specimen  of everything printed is lo hu kept  und must be shown ut any time to  a police inspector on pain of a fine,  aufes a cold i.s a local  ailment easily dealt with. Hut many  neglect it and tho result is often the  development of distressing seizures of  the bronchial tubes nnd lungs that render life mlscrab.e. for tlie unhappy victim. As u . first uid there is nothing  In the handy medicine line so certain in  curative results as lllcklc's Anti-Consumptive Syrup, the. far-famed remedy  for  colds  and   coughs.  Strong; words  by a Nsw .York 8po-  CJJallBt���������"After years of testing and  comparison I have no hesitation In  saying tluit Br. Agnew's (Jure for lho  Heart is tlic quickest, safest, and sure-  cst  known   to  medical   science,    I  use  it  jn my   own   practice.    It   relieves     tlio  most acute-forms-of- heart "ailment In-"  side of thirty minutes uud never falls."  ���������35  Recent travellers in Tibet have noticed that whilo the effects of rarefied nir arc severely lelt nt ultlludes  of between 3/l,000' nnd 111,000 feet,  on going yet higher ull disagreeable  sensations pass olT.  SCHOOL   BATHS.  AH new schools in Switzerland  have a portion of the ground floor  appropriated for baths. Each class  bathes about once a fortnight, summer and winter. Soap is used, and  a warm bath i.s followed by a cooler  one. Sick children and those having  skin   disomies  are  excluded.  I   believe     MINARD'S   LINIMENT  will cure every case of Diphtheria.  Itivcrdnlu.   MRS,   RKIIUEK   IIAKKU.  I   believe     MINARD'S    LINIMF.NT  wil) promote growth of hull'.  MRS.  OIIAS  ANDERSON.  Stanley, P. E. I.  1 believe MINARD'S  LINIMENT Is  the  best household   remedv  on  earth.  MATTHIAS  FOLEY.  Oil City,  Ont.  NOT BEAUTIFUL.  A mother was overheard telling her  little boy that if he continued being  naughty she would dio and never  come back any more. With the in���������  nocency of babyhood, ho threw his  arms about his .mother's neck and  promised to bo good. He would not  have been a natural child If he had  not forgotten all about it,' as he did  in a few'moments;' and this-time the  mother closed her eyes and feigned  tho deathlike sleep. The little ono  made every effort to arouse his mother, and again repeated hia promise of being good. At this she- opened her eyas, and the pleasure of tho  child knew no hounds. Many mothers have done the same thing; but  it is'not beautiful'to act a lie.  The deepest sounding yet made in  tho oceans is the AldricK J>eep, to  tho cast of New Zealand. Here.the  sea  is i)0,i>80 feet; deep.  Keep Minard's Liniment iu the liouse  The largest island ;in the world, is  New (lumen, 300,000 equare': niiles;  Great Britain is 83,826 square miles.  Runnlnar8oras, the outcome of neglect,  or bad blood, have a never-failing .balm  in Dr. Agnew's Ointment. Will heal the  most stubborn cases. Soothes irrita-  tioi) almost Instantly after first application. It relieves all itching and burning hkln diseases in a duy. It cures  piles   in   it   to  S   nights.   .-S  cents.���������39  Tho sen in the North Polar Basin  consists of two different kinds of  water���������an upper-layer of low temperature and not very salt, and a lower layer of a relatively high temperature nnd extremely  saline.  As tho Oil Hubs In. the Pain Rubs  Out.���������Applied to the scat of a pain in  any part of thc body the skin absorbs  ihu soothing liniment under brisk friction and tho patient obtains almost instant relief. The results of the use of  Dr. Thomas' Kcleotric Oil have surprised many who were unacquainted  with its quulitics, and - oiice ' kno.wn it  will   not  ho   rejuctcd.   Try   it.  ISSUE NO. 15���������05  Tho "Walled Cities" of-China are  well named, for the majority are  surrounded by walls 30 to 40 feet in  height, and from 10 to 30 feet in  breadth. Tho City of Hsian-fu is  surrounded by a wall 16 miles in circumference.  When the little folks take colds  and coughs, don't neglect them  and let them  strain the tender  membranes of their lungs,  Give them  Consumption  The Lung  Tonic  It will cure them quickly and  strengthen their lungs.  It is pleasant to take,  Price*, 33c.. Mc, *aa >|.0Q.   300 /  kO������>:'<  ���������������_���������������%.���������>���������������<'.������������������'  sy s Sam  A   SECRET   REVEALED  ���������>-%-.:������-������-^-������.;.-*^-%^;.-������.:.-������.>-%.^-^<.-%H.;.fc.;.^.;.^.;.^...,^,.������.^.,^^..������,������.,;.^.,j,v.>-%-<<  she added as sim-  CHAl'TKIt  XXIV.  Mndge, when she awoke the next  morning, felt very much as Aladdin  must have felt on the lirst morning  in his Wonderful Palace.  If Monk Towers wa.s imposing by  candlelight, it ������-as twice as impressive in  the sunshine.  Long before the dressing-bell had  rung, and Marion hud knocked at the  <loor, Madge was up and dressed,  looking out of the window of her  boudoir at the view wliich sho had  seen the night before in the moonlight.  As she gazed at it, drinking in its  beauty, she remembered the vision of  the countess stealing along the pnth,  and again she asked herself whether  tihe-ought not to tell Royce; but  she shrank from the disclosure for  many obvious reasons; not the least  being the 'possibility Hint she might  have been mistaken.  She chose the simplest of her morning frocks, a pretty sateen which  she had bought in London, und,  all unconscious of the exquisite picture she made, stood by the window  waiting for Royce, who wus singing  light-heartedly as he dressed in a the  adjoining  room.  A knock came to the door, and |  opening it she  found  Marion  o-itside.  The girl  looked surprised as seeing! good?  Wo believe  in  it,  ply as before.  Irene looked at the firo dreamily.  "I wonder if it is wicked to want  to  know  ono's future!"  she said.  "Wicked?" repeated Madge. "Is it  wicked? I don't know. Almost every  one wants to know. AU sorts of  people camo to me to tell their fortune."  "Tell me mine."  "Oh, no, no," she said. Then she  laughed. "But you do not believe  in it?   It is only for fun?"  "I won't promise to believe in it,"  snid Irene. "Yes,, it is only fun. Try  those rissoles, dear; the cook makes  them vcry well." And she put one  ou Madge's plate. Then sho held out  her hand again.  "I suppose I must cross it with  silver, mustn't I?" she said laughing.  "No, that is not necessary. We  tell  fortunes by the lines."  "What a beautiful hand!"  "It is-no smaller than yours,'.'  retorted Irene.  "Hut how white it is! Let me  sec."  Shu knit her brows and studied  lho lines on tho palm intently.  "Woll?" said Irene smiling. "What  do you say?     Is it very bail or very  her  nii.si.ro.ss  already  dressed.  "Miss Tresylian's lovo, ma'am,"  she said, and "will you breakfast  wiih her?"  '"Miss Irene sometimes has breakfast in her own room, ma'am," ox-  plained Marion.  "Oh, yes, yes!" said Madge at  once.    "When shall   I come?"  "Miss Tresylian is dressed, ma'am"  said Marion. "Shall I show you tho  way?"  "Please," said Madge, "for I feel  as if 1 should be lost iu this great  place."  Marion smiled, with demure respect  and Madge, after opening the door  of Roycc's dressing-room, and calling  to him-, "I am going to breakfast  with Irene!"   followed  the  girl.  They   went  a  little  way  down" the  corridor;  and Marion  opened  a    door  and- announced Madge.  ���������   Irene came  to  meet her.  "Dressed already, Madge!" sho  saitl. She herself, was in a teagown,  in which she looked like Yi lily enfolded by its leaves. "Come in," and  she drew her into the room-and kissed her. - .  Madge looked around. The room  was smaller than her own, but decorated and furnished in perfect taste.  There was a piano such as she had  in her own .room, and a well-filled  bookcase. A stand of flowers stood  in the Vf'indow and a pair of. .lava  -sparrows  twittered  in  a  cage.  "Vou look like a Juno rose, dear.  And yet that is not splendid enough  for you; a Japanese lily would be  better.''  "I don't know what a Japanese  lily is like," said Madge with a  smile.  "Jt is tall and graceful, with a  deep, rich, red blossom," said Irono.  "And though you have so littlo  crimson in your cheeks, vou aro like  it."  "And you are like the whito lily,"  said Madge, timidly, "and that is  prettier than any red ono."  "Sometimes I breakfast in my own  room, and I thought that perhaps  you would like to be quiet this morning.   You must still be tired "  "Tired! Why should I be? Ile-  cause of the journey yesterday? Why.  T sal comfortably in a first-class carriage all padded and cushioned. That  does not tiro me. You should have  traveled as I  have done, silting    on  the     shaft of    a   caravan "  ��������� She  stopped  and  flushed  again.  "As I lay awuko last night���������T  don't-sleep very-wcIl"lalelyr-Madge,  dear���������I was thinking of you and your  life, and 1 was almost inclined to  envy you."  "To envy me!" snid Madge, with  expanding eyes. ,  'Yes,"--coiitinued" Irene.  "It must be so  delightful  to     live  so near to nature; to be always moving  on,   on;  to  bo, always  free.  ' But wo wer& not free. Wo had  Work to  do."  "Work! What work" did you do?"  askod Irene with a smile.  I made baskets," said Madge  simply. "And I looked after some  oi ihe children; and sometimes We  Mere at fairs, I. told fortunes.1. A  g.\psy is never idle." Irene had  been -moving about the room, ar-  langing flowers in a vast, and stirring the /ire that burned brightly in  the . modern-antique fireplace. She  tin ned with the poker still in her  hand. ���������"'���������'������������������  ' You  told fort'ines!    Can  yoii   tell  mine, Madgo?"  "Yes," replied Madge gravely.'  "Hut not really?"  said Irene,     the  smile on hor face.  "Really?'' said Madge. "I don't  know;. Some people think it is all  guess work  and  nonsense:  but  it    is  nol     Thero arc rules and signs "  She stopped, for I rone's maid had  entered with tho breakfast tray, and  the two girls ' remained silent while  she placed it on tho table, Madge  noticing the service of exquisite china  nnd oriental silver.  "You need not Wait, Lucy," said  Irene. "And there is milly something in fortune felling?" she said  whon  the  maid  hod  withdrawn,  "I���������don't know. I suppose so."  said   Mndge.  Irene poured out the colTee from the  massive silver cafetieiv, nnd helped  Mndge   In   some  omelette.  "I always thought tlint it was nil  nonsense, and���������forgive mu!���������deception."  "IVihnps il. I.s," snid Mndge. "Uul  wu���������I   nu.'Hii   wo gypsies���������go  by    rule.  pa lm  Madge  gazed   at   the  small  intently.  "It is. bad at lirst," she said* "This  line," she traced it with her fore-  linger, "is broken and runs aslant.  That means your happiness receives a  check. Hut it joins again presently,  higher up, and that means that, after a time yo,'i will bo happy again."  "Show mo those lines."  "And do you mean to say that  they are different to tho lines on  other person's  hands?"  "Yes," said Madge. "No two  hands are alike. Look at these  lines," and sho followed them out.  "This means that you are rich.  Are you?"  "I���������think so. Yes, I supposo I am  rich," said Irene.  "Well, that is right, anyway," said  Madge. "And this long one means  that you will live to be old."  "Oh, come," said Irene laughing,,  "you can't tell that, Madgo!"  "I only judgo by the.lines," said  Madgo meekly, "There it is, you see;  a  long, straight thread." <-  "Well, I see," said Irene; "but I  don't know whether lo he glad or  sorry."   And she stifled a sigh.  "You should bc glad," snid Madge,  "for seo, tho line of happiness,  though it is broken just here, joins  higher up; nnd that means that you  will be happy presently���������if you are  not  now���������and  will  remain  happy."  "It seems so easy. I think I  should "make a decent gypsy if I had  a lesson or two. Let me see your  hand. Madgo."  "You see, as I said, it is not so  white as yours?"  "No," said Irene, "but it is not  roti, but tho most delicious brown;  and if I were a man I should bo  tired of white hands. We women are  all alike: we dress alike, talk alike,  smile alike! No wonder men weary  of us and havo to be forced to stop  in a ball or drawing-room, rushing  off the very first moment they oan  to their own 'dens' as they call it.  Y'os.wo are all cast in one mold, and  have to be -wearisomely monotonous!"  "You mean ladies," said Madge,  simply.  "My dear,  try and forget that you  have not always  been what you are.  And if you do, no one elso will    remember it."  "Ah, that I could forget!" she said.  "Not   that   I  am  ashamed "   and  the  blood  rushed to  her  face.   "Hut  go_on_with_my^fortune,_Irene..lj -__  "Let me seo. " Here is the lirst line  j-ou pointed out, how straight it is,  and how broad .nt the commencement! That means that have been  happy, Madge?"  "Yes," said Modgo dreamily. "I  have been very, happy. But go on.  What do you see now?"  "The lino breaks; that means���������but,  what nonsense it is!"  "Yes,";. murmured Madge with half  assent. "Hut what does it mean  according to the rules I explninod to  you?"  "Why, according to thcm, it indicates thut your happiness will hoyc  a break. How absurd! Besides, I  don't think anyone could tell your  fortune by your hand, Madge; mere  lines, like mountain rills, running  over it."  "But the larger ones, this tho line  of life, for instance," said Madge.  "Come, you are shirking your lesson,  you lazy girl."  "Tho line of life," said Irene.  "Hom���������let nio see." She looked "at  it and the color fluctuated in her  face, then she shut lho hand up and  playfully flung it away'fcom her.  "It is all nonsense and humbug!"  she suid with a levity wliich was  rather forced. "I don't believe in a  scrap of it, not one iota! You are  a  wicked  little  impostor!"  "That is whnt they all say whon  ono tells thcm a bad  fortune,"  "Well, I won't have anything more,  to do with it!" exclaimed Irene  brightly. "And now what do you  say if we two���������wo two all nlone,  mind���������go around the house on a kind  of voyage of discovery? And we'll  go into the stables and around the  gardens, nnd���������oh, I wunt to show  you  every thing!"  "I'll run and get my hat," said  Madge  eagerly.  Irene  touched  nu  electric  bell.  "There i.s  no occasion, dear,"    she  suid:   and   to  llle  niaiil:  "ili'iilg Mrs. Lamlun's hat.  please."  Aludgi'  noted  the  little   incident.    It  seemed  tluit  in  lliis  grand place  the  great folk���������and sho was one of theni  ���������were not expected to do anything  for themselves.  "Wo     'did'  the     state-rooms    last  night,   all  excepting  the ball-room,'  said Irene;   "so that we needn't    go  downstairs.    Come along!"  They went out to the corridor, and  Ireno "pointed out the old carvings  and ancient tapestry.  "Ono of the maids of honor to  Mary Queen of Scots, worked nearly  all of it, poor thing!" she said.  "Here  is   the  picture  gallery."  Madge looked around. She would  have been more impressed by its  splendor than she was if Royce had  not taken her to the Koyal Gallery.  Irene pointed, in guide fashion, to  some of the pictures.  "A Rubens, a Vandyke, a Leonardo da Vinci, a Botticelli���������all fine  examples. How much do you think  that is worth, Madge?"  "It 16o*ks vory old, and���������I can't  see what it is very plainly."  "No, and very few other persons.  That picture is so valuable, I think.  It is worth! twenty thousand pounds  and the nation would buy it at that  if it could; but it enn't. It g;oes  with the title, you see. Family portraits,  theso.  Madge's Interest increased, and she  looked at thorn eagerly.  "Why, that is Jack���������I menu Royce  himself!" she exclaimed, standing before the portrait of a young man  in armor. .*  "Yes," said Irene quietly; "it is  very like him; there are several  others whom he resembles; and some  of the women have just his eyes,  with that frank, fearless look in  them. There, see! That is the earl,  Lord Landon���������-Seymoui', I mean, of  course. It was painted when he came  into  the title."  Madge looked at the Palo face and  colorless eyes, with their expression  of somewhat cunning cleverness, in  silence for a moment or two; then  she said;  "It is qtiite unlike the other faces."  "Yes," said Irene as she moved on.  "I don't      think   Seymour  resembles  any  of his great ancestors."  They viewed" several of the pictures, commented on them, and then  passed into tho music room. Here  they spent a few minutes, inspecting  tho various musical instruments and  then started out into a beautiful and  spacious arena filled with choice  flowers most artistically arranged. It  was called the Monk's Gardens. Here  they contemplated thc floral beauties  for a time, and thon, passing through  a door in the wall, were soon in tho  larger  gardens  outside.  "Now dome along," said Irene.  "We will go to  the stables now."  "Oh, will you," said a voice, and  Royce came upon them from the  shrubbery.  'Madge blushed slightly, but Irene's  face became scarlet and then paler  than usual;.and Madge, who happened  to  glance  at  her,   felt  alarmed.  "You startled us Royce," she said  almost reproachfully. '  "Oh, I'm very sorry," ho said.  "But haven't you done something in  tho way of startling yourself this  morning? Whero have you two been?  I was just going to have the pond  dragged!"  Irene laughed softly���������sho scorned to  have recovered her composure instantly.  "T have been showing Madge  around," she said, "and we have  been enjoying ourselves all alone by  ourselves, as the children say; and  now we are going to the stables,  and then���������-"  "Might one humbly crave permission to accompany you?" he ��������� Said.-  "I'll promise to behave as well as I  can; no one can do more."  "Shall we let him come, Madge,"  said Irene, brightly, but with averted oyes. "I thought we would go for  a drive afterward, it is such a lovely  morning.     We .could   take the    pony  carriage "  "Which only holds two," remonstrated  Royco ruefully.  "And only two intend going,"  said Irene.  The use of dust poisons to destroy  insects and fungi in our orchards is  as yet in an experimental stage, but  thoso who havo carried, on tlio experiments in the largest and most thorough way, speak" very highly in  praise of tho,method. Like all other  new methods of doing things, there  are always some who do not do it  right and then condemn the method  because they do not succeed writes  Mr. G. E. Howe.  I have only used it one year, but  obtained splendid results and I shall  use it again this year. I use lime a.s  a carrier and . a whirlwind duster  machine, weighing about 75 pounds,  to scatter the dust. Iii ibis limo I  put copper sulphate und arsenite, so  as to have in one mixture a complete  insecticide and fungicide, the samo as  I would in the water solution or  bordeaux. I take .100 pounds stone  limo and place it in a tight mortar  box 10 feet long and 5 feet wide,  with boards 1 foot high on sides  and ends. Over thin I sprinkle eight  gallons'of water slowly so as not to  puddle the lime or paste it."'/' This  will not slake all of the lime, but  will start it, then work it thoroughly and quickly for 20 minutes or until the lime is all slaked into a very  dry powder.  Over this 100 pounds dry, hot.  well-slaked lime I sprinkle 10 pounds  pulverized copper sulphate, for fungi,  ten pounds -powdered sulphur for  scale and lice,, one pound paris green  for chewing " insects, codling moth  and curculio, then stir thoroughly  with hoe for 20 minutes, or until the  copper sulphate and sulphur are thoroughly dissolved witli fhe lime. Then  I take a tight barrel with ono head  out, make two cleats, 1 foot below  the top .on the inside, set ou these  a round sieve that will just lit in  with i-inch mesh. Put ln the sieve  two or three shovelfuls of the dust  and put nn old carpet over the top  and then shake the barrel and repeat  the process until all tho dust is sifted in.  Now put barrel and duster ou a  stone boat or light wagon and you  are ready for a; half day work for a  man and boy. This amount of dust  will go over from five lo eight acres  of six-year orchard and do a thorough job, if dust is thoroughly pro-  pared. The dust will travel over  tho orchard in such clouds that it  will appear from a distance to be on  fire, and- every leaf and branch will  absorb a portion of the poison. The  trees are nover too dry to hold  enough of this dust to destroy the  ;pests and if applied 24- hours before  a rain it will not wash off, -for it  soon forms - a paste with natural  moisture on-leaves and bark of trQ,es.  I applv the'dtist at the same seasons  of tho year and the same number of  times as  tho liquid is applied.  Delightfully  Refreshing:  Always Pure  Black, Mixed or Green Tea.  Bold only In lead packets.   By all Grocers.  Highest Award St. Louis 1904.  should be taken not to give them  moro than tliey will cut up quickly;  in fact, food should not bo before  them moro than fivo minutes at a  time. Green food should be supplied  regularly aftor they are a week or  ten days old, and grit should be constantly before them. Granulated  charcoal is a valuable corrective of  digestive troubles, and should also  bo kept within easy access of the  chicks until they are allowed froo  range. Brooders should be eleuned  daily and a fresh litter - or layer of  cut clover with grit put on the floor  after  it   is  cleaned.  HOW TO CHECK MENINGITIS.  Symptoms   Resemble   an Ordinary  Cold in Spring.  POTATO  GROWING.  \  (To be Continued.)   ���������   There is no use borrowing trouble  when people will give it to you outright.  DOES THE  BABY THRIVE?  If not, something must  be wrong with its food. If  the mother's milk doesn't  nourish it, she needs Scott's  Emulsion. It supplies the  elements of fat required for  the baby. If baby is not  nourished by its artificial  food, then it requires  Scott's  Emulsion  Half a teaspoonful three  or; four times a day in its  bottle will bring the desired  result. It seems to have a  magical effect upon babies'  and children.  SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemiiu, Toronto. Ont.  My experience during the past year  in growing potatoes shows what can  be done by slight deviation from thc  ordinary methods followed in this  locality says Mr. Irving D. Cook.  Instead of plowing tho ground for  potatoes after the spring crops are  planted, as is usually practiced here,  it was plowed nearly a month earlier  and allowed so remain until the  usual time of planting. Tho field  was thoroughly and deeply worked  with a four-horse spring-tooth lever  harrow. This was delayod until conditions were most favorable, after  preparing - the ground as an ideal  seedbed. It was moist, loose and  friable. Al. the same timo T discovered myriads of weeds that wero jur.t  beginning to make their appearance.  Potatoes were then planted about  June 1, in drills wilh a planter. The  Rural New Yorker was tho variety  used. With sonic misgivings' I" have  continued planting thi.s variety every  year since it was first introduced,  but during the Inst three years the  price of seod was so high that I  have "used a good many culls or seconds "from tho market stock for- seed  purposes. ���������_   Owing   to    the     heavy   applications  of  barnyard  manure  which  I plowed  under,  I   had   some fears that    scab  j would     appear.    Early: and   frequent  j cultivation     was     given    until      the  heavy     growth   of    vines    obstructed  work.   The few beetles that appeared  wore kept in check by the  use of    a  hand   sprayer.   Only   one application  of bordeaux  was  given with  a four-  rdw sprayer  during  the; season. , The  nine acres  were-dug just before   the  destructive freeze  in   September  last.  We  used   a   four-horse digger.      The  yield  was  over 200 bushels per acre  of  large,    iiniforni,    smooth*'    tubers,  comparatively   free    from '������������������'.,'rot"     and  scab.    This  .  was   not   considered a  phenomenal    yield   by     any   -means,,  but  the theory  that  like begets  like  and    that     planting   small  potatoes  continuously  tends  to   the   deterioration . of    the stock,. or   that heavy  manuring fosters tho development  of  scab and rot, docs not seem  to hold  in  this caso.      Tho results were    thc  opposite of what  is generally believed' here.'---��������� We are   . often  puzzled     to  know just  what is  best to  do,     but  in   this  case   wo  believe  that     early  spring plowing" tended  to  retain   the  needed moisture that contributed   to  these favorable   results.    Tho     value  of   a   'heavy .application  of  manure  and extra cultivation are factors that  should not he overlooked.   ���������-'.���������'  : Prof. Weichsclbaum, of Vienna, re-  cog-nized as tho first authority on  cercbro-spinal meningitis, who discovered its exciter io 1887, which' is  called after him, "Jlicrococous Oro-  bro-piiiulain Wesclieselbaum," says;  "My experience is that the disease  principally attacks children and  youthful individuals. It. of course,  (tillers in its manifestations. Tn  many cases death cii&uos after a few  days, in others after threo and  even four weeks.  ���������'.Frequent recoveries have happened, but with disastrous consequences,  such as paralysis or oeafness-. .Science  is by no means satisfied in regard to  thc manner of infection. I liave ascertained that in all cases the exciter of tho disease enters through the  nose. Nearly all patients in the  first stage .suffer from mucous inflammation, the nasal conditions resembling those often -seen in common  catarrh. The disease spreads from  the 'nose to the meninges (membranes)  of the brain.  "This fact gives nn important hint  for preventing infection. - Patients  should not only bo isolated, but  strict care should be taken that lho  matter secreted does not como in  contact with clothing, whereby it  may bo carried -elsewhere. 3 rand-  kerchiefs usod by the patient should  be  carefully  disinfected.  "The disense generally occurs in  ;tho spring, 'probably because of tho  sudden chaiiR'os in temperature, causing-col ds^J^hat dispose individuals  fuvorably "for"tlfe-in!^reKK.of._the disease. ' *"* '  "Tlie epidemic is. likely to last  from one to two months until outward circumstances of temperature  and weather have changed, it being  almost certain that infection is carried by the mucus from thc noso.  "Th'o greatest danger arises from  people living in close quarters in  damp lori'ging houses, barracks,  schools and orphanages. I consider  meningitis far loss infectious tlian  scarlet fever or cholera, but it is  much more malicious because it may  take the form of a simple cold in  tho head, and patients may not be  isolated. Another great danger exists in tlio fact. that, science has not  iyet ascertained all Ihe ways of infection."  THE  REASON  OF IT.  Why     An    Employer   Could     Not  Keep His Employes.  lie  adopted   slave-driving methods.  He took no interest in their welfare.  'lie-was-arbi irury," captious and"  unjust.  He always appealed to the worst  in  tliem  instead of the best.  He considered that their entire salaries wero in thoir pay-envelopes.  His policy was to get tho most  work oiit^ of-theni for the least  wages.  He regarded thcm merely as a  part bf the machinery of his business.  Hu resented the idea thut liis oift-  ployes s-hould ..share in his prosperity-"   "  lie used tlieni as safety-valves to  vent     the    spleen   of     his   dyspeptic  NOVEL RACES AT GYMKHANA.  Popular    Competitions    at    ;Co^i-  piegne,   France.  Exceedingly novel races for both  women and men resulted from the  annual gymkhana at Compiegne, near  Paris. Perhaps the must diverting  was the soda water running mutch,  which had been arranged for competitors of the sterner sex.  At fixed distances along the course  bottles of highly charged English  soda water were placed���������four for each  man. In order to" win the race each  bottle had to be opened in turn and  the content!: swallowed, it being a  condition that none should be spilled  to avoid the ordeal of drinking it.  The spectacle of the competitors in  their attomps to swallow a bottle  of soda water at once 'proved highly  diverting, several suffering temporarily for their haste, although benefiting in the end. They became so  charged with gas that tliey felt as  if they were bursting; and three of  them were so discouraged by tho-effects of tho lirst bottle that they  could not faco the second, and forthwith retired from iho race.  What was described a.s an orange  race for young women proved an interesting and attractive event. At  regular "distances of twenty yards  from each other ten oranges were  placed on the ground for  EACH COMPETING DAMSEL,.  These had all to be picked up ami  bro'Jght back in the hands of the  competitor to the finishing line. The  difiiculty of picking up an orange  with several already in one's grasp  must be experienced to be appreciated, and the frantic clTorts of the  young womon to pick up more than  -they could hold provided no ond of  amusement for the onlookers.  In the result several of the girls  dropped every one of their captured  orunges bofore reaching thc winning  point, and only two succeeded in  carrying'homo tho ten circles of golden fruit.  But what seemed to be tho most  popular competition of all was the  necktie race. In which tho participants proper were gentlemen, though  tho.fair sex had not a little to do  with their chances of success. Tlio  distunco to bo run was some 200  yards, and tho competitors had all  to start with their neckties undone.  At the end of tho first 100 yards  ���������were stationed tho young woman who  had undertaken torassist .in the race.  What each competitor, had to do was  to run as speedily as "he could to the  particular girl who was awaiting  him, and kneel down before her while  she neatly and properly tied his necktie. This done, ho had only to get  up and finish thc race by covering the  remaining 100 yards.  ANOTHER NOVELTY  was a basket and ball race for ladies.  Each girl participating in it started  out with a basket containing a dozen  balls and attended by a mere male.  As she ran she had to throw out of  hor basket all these balls, one after  another, while her knight in attendance was to pick them up as nimbly ns he could and return them to  her.  The first girl to succeed in getting  to tho winmg post with tho twelve  balls restored to her basket was to  be tho winner. Jn their scrambles  after tho balls some of tho men cut  such ludicrous figures that the spectators roared with laughter.  An exceedingly pretty race was the  RUNNING A LARGE HOTEL  THE     MARVELS       OF   ONE  THESE  LEVIATHANS.  OP.  FEEDING YOUNG CHtCKS. ;,  Chickens do not require any food  the first 2_ houir., but pure fresh  .water should be within thoir reach  at all times, so arranged that they  caif drink without getting wot. The  brooder floor can be covered with a  thin layer of cut clover. A handful  of bright chick grit or very stale  bread slightly moistened with milk,  can be given, The food of the chicks  is practically the same as that furnished the adult stock, being prepared, of course, in a form suitable  to their smaller size.  Chicks should be fed  three or   four  times   during    the    day,      but   care  by  of  al-  , toby  or  that  moods.  Ho humiliated his employes  rebuking: them in tho presence  others.  He never trusted them, but  .ways hold suspicious thoughts  ward tliom. : -  He killed their enthusiasm',  finding fault and never praising  appreciating  them.  He tried  to  make  thcm  feel  neither ho nor liis business owed anything t.o th'om.  Ho regarded suggestions from th'em  for improvement.s in liis business ns  impertinence.  He stifllcd amlbition by treating the  painstaking and the conscientious,  tho careless and the shifty alike. ���������:'���������'  He never asked himself. "What is  the matter with my help?"  He constantly made them work  overtime without remuneration, but  if they were a minute late they were  lined.  They were discussing the factors  which make for success in tlie world,  when tlie knowing young man said:���������  "There's noticing like force of character, old man. Now, there's Jones!  Sure to make his way in the world.  He's a will of his own, you know."'  "Hut Urown has something better in  hi.i favor." "What's that?"- "A  will  of his uncle's."  trundled largo wooden hoops wliich  were lilted with spokes and gayly  decorated with beautiful  flowers.  There was also a most eccentric  race between a baby warthog, a  young ant bear, a kangaroo, a black  goat, a monkey, a. pot goose, a Rar-  bary r.heep, a tortoise, a forty  pound turkey, a bantam rooster, an  Egyptian senrabaous, and, most  amazing of nil, considering that  each competitor' was driven by its  own lady owner, a common little  mouse! Tho monkey wrung the  goose's neck, the turVey swallowed  the .-senrabaous, . and the ant bear  camo in-first.   ������������������ ���������  THK LIFE  OF  A LOCOMOTIVE.  What is the life of a locomotive?.  As far as English railways arc concerned, the average life is said to be  20 years. Some of tlie French railways claim to have the oldest and  at the same time tlie quickest locomotives in th'o world. The Orleans  Company-have'-on'-.some-of thc Paris  suburban lines a number of engines  tlint were built In 1871, anfl thoy  are still making regular services. One  of the good engines bears the date  1801, and in spite of its 43 years of  existence, it is still at work, hauling  along good trains. But the oldest  engine on tlie company's line is one  which was turned out of the makers'  hands in 1855. and is thus nearly 50  years old. It is still used for light  work. The Orleans Company have  in their possession an engine constructed to their order in .181 *> by  Stephenson, after plans suggested by  th'eir  engineer.   M.   F.  Segtn'n.  Five     to      Six    Hundred     Peoplo  Find  Employment in Some  of  Them.  'ihero are few things more wonderful in London than the mammoth  hotels which have sprung up in such  number.-, during the Ium twenty years  said a gentleman who knows perhaps  as much of the hotels of London  and tho Continent as any man in  England says London Tit-Hits.  There are thousands of people who  visit them every year and wonder at  their enormous ������.i/.e, their palatial  decoration, and lh" army of peoplo  whom they employ; but the most of  them know nothing of the still moro  wonderful feature of thorn, the machinery   by   wliich   thej'  are  worked.  Hut before I tell you about ihat,  let me say that some of these leviathan hotels represent more than $5,-  000.000, and still more of lhem sums  ranging from 82,000,000 to 55.000.-  000; while tho very ground on whicli  they aro built means a yearly income of Sl 0,000 to S20.000 at 4  per cent. Fancy paying 5500,000  before you can lay the very foundation   of your  building!  Then it requires literally a small  army of people to conduct one of  these hofels. A staff of two or three  hundred is too common to mention  almost; while in some as many as  five or six hundred people find ' employment. Hut let me give you lho  figures of one particular hotel, which  by no means ranks  AMONG THE GREATEST.  In this hotel the waiters alone number 100; there are fifty men solely  employed in the kitchen department���������  that is, in purely culinary work���������to  sny nothing of the scullery and pantry-men, and so on, of whom there  are forty. Thero are thirty-live women employed as chambermaids and  to look after the linen; thirty workmen, plumbers, carpenters, etc., forty  men in uniform, and twenty clerks  of one kind or another.  Altogether, the hotel employs a  long way over 300 people, and I can  assure you there i.s not a man or  woman too many, while often a temporary addition has to be made to  the staff.  As you may imagine, a small army  of men like this requires a skilful  general to supervise them, and I  must say there are few cleverer or,  indeed, more hard-worked men ' In  London than the managers of our  great hotels. To begin with, a manager must thoroughly understand  everything connected with an hotel,  from cooking to the  QUALITIES OF CARPETS;  he must be an expert in all kinds of  foods and wines, and know where to  buy them to the greatest advantage:  hc must bc able to choose the right  kind of stalT, and keop them all finder his eye and control- He should  know several languages, be an export  financier and accountant, and a good  c-orrespondiiat;"- he should be familiar  with foreign countries and peoples,  and above all he should be a man of  great tact and urbanity, with a smile  and gracious  word  for every guest.  These are only a few of his qualifications; so you can see that it takes  rather an uncommon man to direct  a groat hotel. Hut I dare sa3r you  would like to hear something of thc  equipment of one of these hotels, so}',  the one I was describing.  Well, if I wero estimating a year's  provisions they would be something  on this scale: .160,000 lb. of meat  (roughlv 1,000 lb. a day you see*;  lish, about G5.00O lb.; hams and  bacon, 40,000 lb.; butter the same,  and  1,000 EGGS A DAY.  I would add,     among  other    things,  20.000     chickens,   20,000   quails.   3.-  000 dudks and     turkeys,   and 3 2,000  pheasants, grouse and partridges.  Then for wines I would lay in 50.-  000 bottles of champagne. 14.000 of  spirits and liquors, the same of "Bordeaux, 8,000 bottles of Moselle, and  5,000 of hock. In all I should want  neurly 100,000 bottles for the year's  consumption.  I should also require, lo s.tnrt with  one-for-yoiing-sirls.-i"n-which--theyTohoiiL^7;o^  one sort or another, 4.000 knives,  5,000 forks, and say, 1,800 fish-  knives and forks. My tablecloths  would cover nbout two acres, for I  could not do with fewer than 2,800 of  them; and to these I would adtl 20,-  000 napkins, 2,000 sheets, and as  many  pillow-cases.  Of course, these arc only a fow  items; but they will give you some  idea of thc ttolofcsaf scale on wliich  a great modern hotel has to be equi]>-  ped. After this you will scarcely he  surprised to hear that the loss  through breakages amounts to from  ?150 to  9200 a week.  KEG UN  EAHLV.  "I stand," said a Western orator,  "on the broad principles of 'i'8. and  palsied be mine arm if I desert  them." "You stand on nothing of  tlie kind," interrupted a little shoemaker in the crowd. "You stand in  my boots that you never paid mc  for, anil I want the money."-  A couple were on their honeymoon,  and had gone boating in thc earljr  morning.  "Oh, George, isn't tliis simply  heavenly?" exclaimed tho bride.  "Let's send a telegram to papa and  mamma and tell them how we are  enjoying ourselves. Say 'Getting on  splendidly. Grand row before breakfast.' "  Accordinly, half an hour later a  telegram was laid on tho breakfast-  table of lho parents.  "Ah," exclaimed tbe old gentleman,  "they've  begun   early!    'Grand     row  before breakfast!'  Hut what was the  use of telegraphing to us about it?"  -     .     *   GIRL.  NOT A  HOY.  "A little girl was sitting on the  doorstep nur.-.ing her infant sister,  when a lady passing by stopped to  speak  to  the child.  "How  is  baby  to-day?" she asked.  "Q'lite well, thank ye, mem," roplied  the child.  "And  what  do   they  call  him?"  "They ca'  him a girl!"  Mrs. Schnapps���������"I have no words  to express my contempt for you."  Mr. Schnapps���������'.'That's the best'news  I've heard for a long time, my dear."  mm  j2*jsmjjg'j������mjg23S3i ��� 6����e��**��e486eetSii*e��S4eSSStt/05;S3eCSC>Sv353S*Q3S = Sl<
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Revelstoke, B. C, April 10th, 1905.
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��� Piano, which 1 used for my Concert this evening and
m which in every way gave itio entire satisfaction.
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Tuuksd.vy, Juxe 1, 1005,
Budget Speech Delivered by
Hon, R, G. Tatlow, Minister
of Finance, in the Legislature.
March 28th, 1905
(Continued from lust week.)
PROVINCIAL J,IAr.l_.r_ 1 Bci
I will now deal with  the liabilities
of the Province,  which  nre  included
in the followiug items :
JSTi,' terminable 1!\)7 S
1SS7. terminable 1017	
1S07, terminable 1007	
1901, terminable 1011	
1S91. terminable 1041 ..
1S03, terminable 1011...
1S05, terminable 1911.
1SS9. terminable 1011...,
1902, terminable 1011	
Loan IS 11
Loan 1SS7.
Ins. Stock.
$11,705,830 00
..$301,512 00
1S_.65. 00
7GG.SS4 0U
under dyking
Act to pay existing o v e r-
$10,351,780 00
$671,000 00
357,000 00   .    *.
��� ���  $ 1.02S.000 00
CoverntiK'nt        came      into      power
amounts to $17,500.
For public institutions the expenditure estimated i'or the coming fiscal
year is about !}>2,U00 less than the estimate I'or the year ending J une 30th,
100."). Paring the pnst year the
o.vpenditui e under several heads of this
account had been reduced, but as
slated before, the inci eased expenditure in connection with the hospital
for the insane more than balanced the
savings made in the other institutions.
Kor hospitals and charities thc estinr
ate this year shows an increase of
$10,000 over the previous year's
estimate. This increase is nearly
altogether due lo lho fact that grants
to hospitals, which is a, statutory vote
and ono over which the Government,
has no control, require a vote of $S 1,000
this year as against $75,000 last year.
L might here call attention to the large
portion of our revenue which is
expended on this account. Commencing with the days of tlie Hudson Bay
Company's regime, a system of paternal government seems to liave -grow n
up that results in our doing much
more proportionately along these lines
than what is done in the other provinces. In Manitoba, with a population,
according lo the census returns, double
that of Urili.il] Columbia, oxpendiliue
-10.000 (10 j ;n -mm j',,,, hospitals was $S_,ti��2, based
!)0fJ'OCO 00jo��� a per capita rate for treatment ol
37J. cents per diem, and in the North
V\"cat Territories, whore I am told a
population of four hundred thousand
i- claimed. Uie expenditure in that
year for this purpose was $1S.!VU,
based on a per capita rate for treatment of 25 cents per diem. In looking
over a statement presented to this
House a few days ago, I Iind we have
expended since confederation on hospitals and charities the very large sum
of $2,515,327, a sum over one-fifth of
the amount, $]2.(;0G,2()1. expended
during that period on public works
and buildings.
For the purposes of education the
estimate for the coming liscal year is
$123,000. Under the old School Act
the sum required would amount to
S-ilOG.OOO, exclusive of $55,000 for buildings. A considerable saving will thus
be effected in this department, but it
'S. JftLwIitiuld_be_:_rc.uiemb'.'red   rhat,   as   the
Ami. line
-102,(100 00
381,210 00
\nit. Due
$ 2.130.111 00
500.015 00
2.037.000 00
1.010.000 00 f'
8.100.-50 00
1.351.05G 00
Whilst the amount $731,331 given
under the head of Public Debt as tin-
cost of this debt,   it  must  be  remem-
siuii of j
fiscal year ends on June 30th, 'and tl-.e
I school year ou December 31st, the
! estimates for education for the coming
new School Act should place ns in u
hotter position in J007 bv about .UO,-
000. It is, therefore, reasonable lo
predict that in 1007 by continued careful and economical administration the
accounts of the province should again
show a balance on the right side.
V.'hilst thore are no signs of a'boom
or undue inflation, the reports, both
commercial and agricultural, from all
p.-u ts of the Province, indicate a condition of general prosperity, improving
business conditions and progress all
In spite of adverse comments by
critics of taxation, the most encouraging reports are coining lo band from
all our mining centres, we are becoming more and more accustomed fo
news of dividends being declared, and
advices from London point out that
capital is showing a. tendency once
mme to seek investment in our Province.
But whilst, as stated, the signs of
prosperity are general, there are. two
of the most, important branches of our
industries that need careful attention
at the hands of both Provincial and
Federal authorities, viz., tlie fisheries
and lumber.
'I'll.-year I'.HII being the l.-i-l of one
of the four year periods nfl'i cling Ilie
Kraser Kiver, only a small catch was
expected, The actual catch of -I5S.000
cases was not- more than onc-thitd of
the large catch of 1001, and even this
result was largely due to the catch on
the Northern rivers being exceptionally good. The failure on the Fraser
Kiver was the more serious because as
a result of it the hatcheries were unable to obtain a sufficient quantity of
salmon eggs. It is a well known axiom
that the supply of nature unless
assisted artificially is unable to keep
up with tho demands of commerce.
Tlio truth of this axiom is exemplified
in the history of the fishing industry
of the Fraser Rivor, and it is of tho
utmost importance to this industry
that both lhe. Federal and Provincial
Governments lake steps to restore the
fisheries of the Fraser River and conserve those of the livois of (he North.
According to the report of 1B03, the
canning industry in 1002 comprised 75
establishments, valued at Sl.500,000,
and gave employment; to over 17,000
persons, a largo number of whom .ire
small ranchers and artisans, as well as
fishermen, and all good customers of
our business houses. Consequently
the question of the conservation of the
fisheries is a most vital one in the
interests of the whole Province.
The lumber trade did nol assume
the proportions to which it was entitled during the past^year, owing to
the competition in the maiketsof the
Xorthwest Ten-it ji-ies hy American
lumbermen. In the year ending Juno
:)Mh, 1.003. the value of the-lumber
imported info Canada from the United
-States amounted to $3.S0O.O00 and the
crreater pint of this lumber was
clumped in the prairie section, the. only
pint of tlie Canadian market open to
mills of British Columbia. Kince that
time thc trade done by the American
lumbermen in the Territories ha =
crrcally increased, although all the
lumber required couid have been supplied from this Province with no
increase in co^t to th" fat nws on the
praiiit-s. Tt is a matter'if very great
regret that latere sums paid for lumber
in rhe Territories, which, with a small
duty- on manufactured lumber, would
come into the pocket's of the mill men
and losgprs of British Columbia and
be of immense benefit f> all branches
of industry in 'he Province, now go to
their competitors in the State of
Washington and adjoining state*.
^^-TVl g^gt-��Ull____ t- -ru-.U,--\r_ r.f _.r. i_ii-:_t_i ner.
applied to ores smelted  in  tl'.e Prov
VilUiT t: now inc.
Fruit growing bids fair to soon
become one of our most important
industries. A few years ago pioneers
perceived the possibilities of tho
country in this respect, and their
elforts have proved- successful in
showing that British Columbia can
hold her own with any portion of the
Dominion. An example of this is that
in 1003 .Messrs. Stirling .t Pitcairn, of
Kclowna, shipped a carload of apples
to Glasgow, which arrived in good
condition and sold at about six shillings per box, while eastern apples
were selling at $1 per barrel (equal tn
:U boxes). This caused numerous
inquiries from persons who saw the
fiuit. A similar shipment from lhe
Okanagan lo Australia was equally
successful, whilst on two occasions in
the, past few months our fruit captured tho gold medal at the if oval
Horticultural Society's show* in London. The object of tlic Government
has not been so much to seek a market by exhibiting in England as to
demonstrate to intending immigrants
the advantages oll'ered by the Province. At Lhe present time we liavo
markets near nt hand which consume
all of "iir productions, and there avo
still large aieas of land capable of
being brought into use for .this
purpose. c
ln additions to the exhibitions in
England, a display was made in Winnipeg lasb August, which was so
successful lhat we were asked lo
repeal il at Brandon, with the result
that not only wus our posilion in
those markets made more secure, but
il was the means ot sending a largo
number of emigrants from the Prairie
Province and Territories across the
mountains to British Columbia. In
addition to this, canneries arc to be
established at New Westminster,
Hammond, Victoiia, and other places,
and there is everything lo encourage
this bianch of enterprise..
The abnormally dry season had the
eil'eel, of reducing thc fruit ciop of last
year. Still an increase of nearly 500
tons is recorded.'
During the year 1003 there was
carried by Oanadian Pacific Railway
l.SGS tons, and by express, 000 tons, in
all 2.5-1-1 tons: while in 1001 there were
carried by Canadian Pacific Railway
2,1-16 tons and by express SOt.tons, in
all 3,010 Ions, or an increase of -1GG
" The value_of the fruit shipped during tho past year, is estimated afc
$2-10,000 and it is estimated tbat the
lotal value of crop marketed exceeded
$500,000.  .
Tbo area of land planted in orchard,
by census returns, in 1001, was 7,-130
acres; ^estimated acreage of new
orchards planted, in the year 1002-3-J,
0.000 acres, so that at- present the lotal
acreage is estimated at 13,130 acres. -
It is also pleasant lo bo able to
report a large iucrease in our production of buller which amounted lasl
year to over 1,500.000 pounds. There
are now 14 creameries in the Province
which produced in 1001, 1,210,000
pounds of butler, and paid in cash to
their patrons, $270,020. This shows
a satisfactory increase. In 1002 the
production of our creameries was
715.S12 pounds, in 1003, 958,813 pounds
and 1001, 1,210,000 pounds. However,
there is still much to he done, as
butter to the value of $1,170,511 was
imported last year.
The total importation of agricultural products in 1001 amounted to
$7,109, IMS an inerease-of $1,-151,830 in
two years. The value of Uie local
products for that year amounts to
over $4,000,000, which with the value
of the products imported, '.makes a
total of nearly $12,000,000 worth of
fiu-rn   products: handledjii .British
1 fiscal
bered that of this amount  too
SJ2-1.35S is charged for interest  and of j'-'" B-.e. old act for one-ha
remainder   nearly     S300.U0O   is I and thai the full reduction which
to   a
of    the;
the    remainder   nearly
applied     to   a  repayment     ~..
liabilities by means of a sinking  fund ; m
and redemption of debentures.
The estimated expenditure for the
year ending .lune 3"th. 10J5, on account of Public Debt i j $00S,070 whilst
that for the year ending June 301 li.
1000, is $731,331 showing an increase
of $G2,255, which is due to the necessity of making provision for interest
and sinking fund in respect to the
Dyking Loan. Tbe amount paid for
Civil Government salaries for the year
1903was $2G5,-150 in the year 1001 the
amount paid for this service was
S200.5CC. The estimated expenditure
on this account for the year .1005 is
S2.iS.B20, whilst that for the year 1000
is S2.52.f_30. nearly $13,000 less than the
amount paid at the time the Government took oflice, and the small increase over last year is due to the
appointment of a Game Warden and
one or two changes necessitated by
the increased business of the country.
In addition to this several clerks formerly employed from year to year on
the temporary list, have been placed
on the permanent list.
The estimates for salaries in connection with the Administration of Justice is $11-1,572, a decrease of $-1,000
from the estimate of the preceding
year and about $10,000 less than the
amount paid in the year ending .lune
BOth, 1001. The total annual reduction
effected in salaries since the present
cr.-aw' of $10,000,
estimated expenditure for
ir covers an expeudii ure based
If of the  year
tVected under the provisions of the
;-i-.-iiool Ael. will   not   be   realized
niitil i007.    The estimated expenditure
i'or public-works shows an increase  of
$75,000 over the estimate for last   year
and in the estimate  for  miscellaneous
Ih-y.o is a. d.
fhe total
the    year    ending   .Tune  30th,   .1000,
including   $55,000   for   railway   guar-
iiistf'-s, i.s $2,021,038,  and   exceeds  the
amount of tho  esiiniated   receipts  by
$01,(122.    This estimated deficit, is due,
in a large mna.sure. to the necessity of
having to provide for  the  schools  on
the old basis for six moot lis of the coming year and to the addition   ma.de  t.o
oui' standing charges by taking  over
the Dyking account, but r fully believe
that we will be able, l.o curry over from
lhe surplus of  tlio   present   and   past
year  a   sum   sufficient
to meet
stimal.ed deficiency.
I 1'ioiiiied out last year that lhc. loan
of 1877 will mature in the year 1007,
and the annual expenditure in respect
lo our Public Pcbt will thereby be
relieved of the sum of $27,701 for interest, and $0,253 for sinking fund, a lotal
annual reduction of $37,01 I. The loan
of IM 17 will also mat ure in 1007, relieving Iho annual expenditure on account,
of Public Debt of a furiher sum of
$11,-100, and making a total reduction
in respect to this account of $18,-111,
which in addition lo an esliina'ed
further saving of  $00,000   under   the
the export of logs has been very successful in btiikiincr up the milling
industry in the Province, and with a
little protection from the Federal
authorities, our natural market on the
other side of the mountains would be
conserved to us.
The increase in mineral production
for the past year is very gratifying.
In Uie yenr 1003 t.he total production
was under $17,500,000, while for I Ml
the lowest estimate is nearly .20.000.-
'iliablft    authorities
Columbia during the past year. Of
course I do not intend it to be inferred
that anything like this amount was
consumed in lhe ' Province as the
increased trade with the Yukon and
exports to the Orient will no doubt
account for a large proportion of this
amount, still as all of this vast amount
could have been produced in the
province it points to the splendid
opportunities British Columbia oilers
to agriculturalists to-day.
bo l'fifori'ed to an independent tribunal,
as suggested iu the tueniuriiil.
A perusual of thu memorial will
show that, per capita, this piovince
contributes to the Federal Governn'iit
$3 for each $1 of the other provinces
of Canada, Recently a transcontinental railway has received immense contributions in subsidies, and guarantees
to aid in its. construction across the.
continent. Of these British Columbia
contributes $3 per head for every $1
per head of the population of the rest
of Canada, yet, in spite of that, and in
spite of tbo fact that at the late election she sent seven solid supporters to
I Iiu-Government who made this bargain al, Ottawa, this province is told
that if she desires her business men or
lioragricullurists to derive any benelit
from the construction of the road
through the province she must put
her hand m her pocket and for a
second lime largely subsidize the railway company which is already so
liberally aided in carrying out tbis
Since this Government has conic into powor it lias  been our duly lo pass
some   disagreeable   and   perhaps  unpopular legislation, but unfortunately
such   legislation   was     necessary    to
rescue the Piovince from the paternal
system of Government which has been
growing upon us since the days of the
rule of the Hudson  Bay Company.    I
have   heard   it   stated   in this liouse
that the Government has  no faith in
the futuro of the province, but instead
of   Ihal  being   t.he   fact, f can assmo
this House, that il was our unbounded
faith   and   confidence in the immense
lesources of British   Columbia, and in
the splendid future, that lies before us,
caused us to pass the legislation I have
mentioned, in  order  that  wo may be
heller able to reach .but aud take advantage of the great opporlunites our
soon coming prosperity  will bring us.
1 have   also heard il stated  that it
was "bad politics" i'or the Governnie.nl
to undertake this  and olher  reforms
at the present time, lint any one looking to lhe true and   best -interests of
the' province, and, not merely to parly
advantage, musladmit thai the course
taken   by   the   govern men b   was the
proper one.     I sincerely believe that
il is a good thing for British Columbia
that it has  to-day a Government, tho
first   Conservative   government it has
ever had, capable of grasping the situation of   affairs   and of   realizing the
needs and necessities of the province,
and thai it is yet better for Bri lish Columbia that the Government, realizing
these needs and  necessities,  has.lhe
courage arid pluck to  crystallize and
place on  the statute books andoarry
inlo effect the legislation required to
give us relief, evonMhottgh such legis-'
lat ion   should ��� bo for   the time being
unpopular.     And  the lesults already
appearing show lhat lho Government
pursued   the   proper   policy.    British
Columbia stands belter and higher in
thc eyes of the world to-day than she
ever   has   before: confidence   is again
restored  and  already wo  bave many
signs of   a   great   coming prosperity.
A steady flow of a good class of 'immigration  inlo  tho soulhcrn portion of
Lhe province has already  set in, and
there is every reason to believe thai a
year or two allatest will see the opening up of   tho   northern portion, and,
with the  construction   of   a   railway
throughout its length, there will come
the necessity to  duplicate   the   whole
system of administration   aud education   lhat   now   obtains   in  southern
British Columbia.     This Government
fully appieciates   this   coining tide'of
prospeiity, and''consequently  is anxious to lie   ready lo   meet   it.     To do
this, il is necessary to  free lhe wheels
of   Government  from   the somewhat
clogged   condition   lhat   has resulted
from the past^idmmislralioii ofalfaiis
V o fi lima I
Sewinsr Machines
Hcintxman Pianos
Cabinet Making
Picture Framing:
ww fKfoid ' " - TKE,.PEOPLE'S,-
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IVlaEiufaciures's   of Aerated Waters
',    BEVELSTOKE,    IB- O.
1  somo   v
The memorial on  better  terms
largely increased output, as Ihe vabit:
of copper in 1001 averaged one-half
ofiiu per pound less Ui.in in lOOrj, arid
that of: lead was vcry slightly higher.
The principal increases were in lend,
which doubled the oul put nf 1003, and
in coke.
The approximate, output of copper
for 1001 ainounts in value to $1,000,-
000, as against $l,f>l~,r>;VS in lOOf!, whilst
the. actual production is estimated at
r,0.700,000 pounds in 1001, as against
!*n..'*,00.000 pounds produced in .100:?.
The value nf Ibe approximate output
or lead in 1001 is $1,0.0,000, as compared lo $000,000, llio value or the.
output in 1003, and llio estimated
ncliial production is !I7.000,000 pounds
in 1001, as against 18,000,000 pounds
produced in 100'!, an increase of over
one hundred per cent, in bolh value
ami production.
I hope that In any ful.iu'O luneiid-
inenls that may be made lo lhe
present system   of  taxing  mini's,   llio
Sj>21.000.000.   This  sented lo  the   Dominion  Government
also   points  to  a j should prove interesting reading,   not
only to members of this House, but
to the whole of the people of this
country, when we consider the contention of thc Quebec Conference,
that in aiding the development of
the. Provinces by inomia'sd. subsidies the revenues of tli'; "Do--
minion will be proportionately
swelled. This applies especially to
British Columbia, where lho inimense
sources of wealth', are admitted, but
wheie, owing to natural obala.eloH, (bo
expenditure nicc.ssai'y to render these
resources availablo is much gventer
than in any of the otiier provinces.
But as wc, have in lho pasL contributed, ar.d will in tho future continue to
contribute, to tho Dominion linances
in a much gi-ealci' ratio than the other
provinces, so tlie Dominion, by in-
cre:ising our subsidies, must reap a
relatively greater advantage. II, is lo
bi> hoped Ihal; a Muni'lly settlement or
this serious ijui'stioii can be arrived at
in the  near  future, or at least lho re-
principle of rebated  taxation  will bc  <l��usl may be granted Unit the mailer
and ren'derthe "system so"7*Nrsily-c7ip
ahl(*:oE expansion that,as Tsaid before,
instead of .remaining clogged up, the
administration maybe in a position to
expand with the requiremenls of the
country and take its proper plnce in
assisting to put.our province in the
position that nature has destined her
to occupy.lhat of the Banner Province
of the Dominion of Canada. (Loud
Hogs and Squealers.
The agent of tlie C.P.R. al llossland
recently billed a crate containing one
hog to China Creek station. The China
Creek agent received aerate that day
containing an even dozen oT animals
generally known as pigs. Uo called
down the KoHslaiid agent for hilling
otic hog when there were Iwelve, and
the Rossland agent wanted lo know if
'the China Creek agent bad sliuck a
new brand of booy.e. Tofiullier complicate matters a sawmill man to whom
llio hog was hilled, culled Tur his bog
and the China Creek agent wanted him
lo pay express on twelve bogs instead
of one. This request was indignantly
refused on tTio grounds that one, and
only one bog bad heen sent for." Rate
(���arils, trallic sheets and rules were
carefully perused. hut finally the express was delivered and the matter of
payment left to arbitration. The Hoss-
land agent wns right. Hc shipped one
hog, but by the time tho crate reached
China Creek eleven little squealers had
been born. Hence all the trouble.���
Ci'tinbrook Herald.
Save Your
J. GUY BARBER,   -   Jeweller, Optician
Who!@saE�� & Retail E^@at Merchant.
Fish and GasYse in Season.
First Street,   -   Revelstoke, B. C.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers
S   IIMIl -tvwt iiihi. jjjjiimmjj.,. ,..,j.J,.i..i.i��..L,jj.,Jiuiam
Irs. FVlcKitrick, Rftanageress.
Open at all hours.
Meal Tickets Issued.
Short..Orders tastefully served.
Hates Moderate. UOUUBSSJ13&Z  s*fcj_������ia_aa  Warning that is Timely.  But a few days ago tho Portland  Travelers' Aid Association of this ciLy  announced the preparation of a large  number of leaflets aud placards, to be  distributed in tlie various centers of  population, warning unskilled and  unemployed young women against  coining to Portland to seek positions  simply because it is Exposition year.  It is the purpose to set forlh the fact  that such field of labor will be greatly  overcrowded. Such warning is timely  and the hope is that it will prove  eflicacious.  It is very natural that many young  women should  be attracted to an Exposition city, iu the belief that remunerative employment is to be had merely  for the  asking.     This  is  a mistaken  notion,  nevertheless;  dangerously so,  in fact, as that young   woman   may  realize   whose   ambitious.'mission  results iu failure, and who finds herself  without employment, means,  friends  or protection iu a city like Portland,  with a great Exposition in full swing.  Tlie risks   incident lo such a   step are  not to be coniplacently  contemplated  ":;;*'by those  of. the   gentler sex who lire  endowed with'plenty of nioral stamina  and who have some knowledge of the  :'.-,   world, while to .the inexperienced not  so equipped there is positive menace  ih the situation.  If  would   be   well if   the Portland  ���������;..;' Travelers' Aid Association called attention in its warniii&to the iinforluu-  ate  fact' that   young  women of   the  .-city   who   now -have employment as  clerks,   stenographers    ami, the- like  -.:; - have cause..; to  complain of the conditions whicli the cupidity of the landlord   and;   boarding house   proprietor.  1     promises   to  impose.     These ~ latter,  .:;.: evidently ; believing that there is to ibe  but   one; year   iu   Portland,,that the  rpreseht; ;-yeiir,f:o_;-:the';.ESp6sitio_r''and'  ...after that the deluge, having signified  ;':  their; hrfehtion'' of jiulyaucihg: room  ;';   rent and...itli.e.liriceof. board until'their  :>.; working-girl ^patrons'ha^efcbnieir to  'Ji';. reg!ir������the:"Fair:as a:detriment;,tp:their  AA welfare.*>:~M;iny of<^  X:;:tieeiar^7ffiatj:af^  ^������������������iyahced^price ;ofs living, they|will-lin.ye  ^,; .^  -;;' fof ai dollar, foriiclothing aud incidehtal  .; -.iljexpenses.^i".;^:. JSi.. ������������������ i-Ji SSiJAjyJSJjyASJjS:  jyj j The|e,'.fa^t|;['Uj;^reUdy' broughtJto-  :   ithe'''���������.aEteiitibn'.;o'fr-:yon'iiK''v.w6uiehVwho'  ::err6he6usly;::believe" that   duticg the  ;. 'approaching ;Su tn mer Porfcliind , will lie  SJija.veritable:; indusfrialiMeccaJshould.he  'beneficially discouragiiig. ;.:rThese;;are  - -SfibtiVpIeasant^ft^tseve^^  J; ^people.:.- to:;cputciiiplate."SiIt is indeed;  ". 'pitiable thatYanyipusiderable class of  .persons'vShoukl: allow th^niightydol-:  -Alar'.-.tp tread so closelyupon-the heel of  their" conscience; or   perhaps . .more  ��������� s accurately, trample; conspiehciiaind^i'  *,-:";.foot  entirely.''-JJ It i isWthtey condition;'  ;    however,;imd:'; not; the:;' etliica.1 desire,  :���������"������������������. vthat tlie 'wage.-earning;;ypiihg'woman  SJbf Portland who does not;jive at home  '; hiis ; tp ' face/: ,iThe.-���������,' more clea-rljj this.  ::abro;id infinitely, tetter  will it bo for  -all 'concei'ned.---i:>ortiand Telegram.J:S.  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty^tyty^^^tyf  -ty  tyty  ty  ty  ty  "S  ty  tyty  ty  ty  3 -Mot  Neglect Your Home- 4  ty  XVe- have a large assortment of  Garden  Tools, Spades, A  lines. Hakes, Ktc, Ornamental   Garden   Fencing,   Gal- 5;  vanizud Wire Mesh Fencing. ' -Kp  ty  AVhilewash Brushes and Brushes of all kinds.  Call and inspect our new stock.  Pamts, Varnishes, Brushes #  ty    ty  ��������� - ty  Lawrence Hardware Oompasiy |;  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyetytytytytytyty  <v*vvv>a/vavvvv^aaa*^^ ,***v������/*aa������v*aaaav*aa***������  LOANS  NOTARIES  HAVE  S A L E  IN ALL  PARTS OF THE CITY  -INSURANCE ������������������"-'...[���������'���������   J ': S; 'J-y-J    COMOX COAL-:'  'ty  ty  ty  ity   4 THE   ART   TAILOR  ���������J;-.   - -      '>/������������������'������������������''���������    '      "-.... ",.;".'..      *'���������:."'.  >.". -J<~^  ''  '   ���������  ���������     '���������' '-������������������   ���������"-���������..'    ''"-"  ���������������������������a^JJ' iJ^ASvy-y-J -^-"'^^ yJ,J---S^-'SJSy-J-^--'-'-   'y^  '^jJ[SSjAS[J[J.JJSJ[J.i[J:S[JJyJJA  :Ajg[y0e2&yi^  ���������j4&i  ijTH m :^RT;^TAI i-Q _?  -^^'^'4ii!^M:S^-^iM������M^iiS^  l^^p^^^^^^^^^i^^  yC,o.mirigfcBack_td_^  There's a, hustle on the^ border, there's  a bhiiinhigof feet,:'.;;  ���������Where the shores of the Republic and  the big Dominion meet.  For the sons of the Dominion  who  have wandered far away,  Are coming-buck to Canada, to-day.  True, their children  sing ,','America"  ;'.      and "Hands Across the Sea,"  And Ihey themselves have learned to  love ihe land of liberty.  But it's feet across the border, now,  and toes the"other way;  They are coming  back  to  Canada,  to-day.  ..'.'.; Refrain':'."':���������      J ���������- .' .;.���������*���������'  They  are; coming' biicjk   to  Canada.  There riiay, be uothirig wrong  With the land of their adoption,   hut  they've been away so long;       '.";���������?  "Some Of them have soldieied  there,  ���������and some of thomare grey,       ;  ; They  are   coming .back?; -to   'Canada  ;'.���������-���������������������������������������������  to-day.     ?-;        A"ii '"���������'������������������'.-: .jjij.  Now   the' sleeping empire's   waking.  and their loyal hearts are  thrilled  Por /they're hearing  from;: the  home  folk who've tarried here and tilled;  Straight   Ihey ��������� march; ' and    never  faltei', never loiter at the line,  Though tbey leave the friendly palm  tree for the pine.  They are.coming back to Canada, now  empire of the west, "... ���������  To the bourdless fieldsand   forests 'of  the land that Ihey love best;  Aye; it's feet across lho border  now  and toes the.other way.  They are coining back to Canada to  stay,'  For. Sale or to Rent  After M.-iy 1st., the residence of Mrs  G. S. JFlindt,'on Mackenzie Avenue.  Apply to Mr, Flindt for particulars.  '���������'���������*:': j: yy Wiie' 1>oI1_' A tAiliimciliii^iAJyyiA  ;v:fjMrs:iJpi.nteil^;w^Stl]iel!rIc^  fefandest pf;the;dbils,:;and.-pblieV/Court';?  ���������helpnged;;tb*;her?*v:S'h'>;-was .so r:������H that;  she'ilcept'���������':. three; servants;'-r.There:'.were;  'Sally-AllSWqbh the Kltclienmald;"L,ou'r;i  is leather.''."'Body/'.^the*'.--'.'French.;'.cook.  '; aridvWllfrlda ;;*Wpoiiy" Nob;;- the; t)utch  parlor ;maiih   "And 'T am sorry to say  that tbey dldnotget'onwell.    ;';  V;;  -���������������������������: Wilfrida; ���������was; biisy one  day in: the  parlor, and Sally,had OLpuis all to-her-:  .eelfl;? Aridv'didn'tVshe;; just^give*llim;;a.;  .'piece .of' her:;.mind! AJyAiA;'". -A[y.A:y 'US'  ij .''Sally,'V;cried:;Mrs;.'';Jpinted -oyer,, the:  banisters,; "\vlll; ypu:;leav^rOi^>t^lkin^  ;and^ietVm'y.''guests'"ln?j{;It's;;'iny-itec.ep-':  ;;tion>'.day^JS^AAAS-Jji aJaaS Jjl  i.   "Yes; ;iha,'aro."said'Sally. ;-;���������;;;.;;  .Ji.Ten.Mr.^oodniiiFan'neiV.tobe care-.:  ..fni -how-..he. goes.-.iipfistairs.������������������"';��������� The: poor.:  .man'sdegs;are'so :stift;"'.���������������������������: ���������-r-i-.-A-[���������'.jji '  "Yes, ma'am."��������� .Ahd'off Saliy went.  to let in tliie callprs.-i-Ai-A.       S'J-SJ-'.  ...rMrs.-.WaX;. and Mrs. -Noah. -went ;iip.  to; the, bedroora. i ahrt here they rf blind:  Mrs. Jointed ipiittlns;en lier:best:cap  and little Miss Rettl-Hair-chattlng With  ^J/SiAy-'/:iy[.A-i:^A-S[j.AA'i-'y '���������.'���������' :-:,  "^"^'AhTTcbim'efl'nTf'rnyjdSa^  hostess. "Conne ,!n!'-'   .::;::;;; : :.- ,,;*-:-:   '  "Please,; Mrs. Noah."-Mrs; Wax sa'.d.  "will you hold Chini. while I. brush, my  hair :; It must be nice:tb lie you, be-'  causie your hat does not come oft and  your'hair cannot get.rough."       ������������������'.'.������������������.:  "Put the dear child to bed in tHe  little crib," dlrectetl Mrs. Jointed.  Mrs. Noah   -undrcs-ed. little   China  and danced her up and down to keep  ���������her quiet till her mother;wa������ ready to '.  put her to bed.    J'iiJ-'[;"J-J'.-S-'  Meanwhile all th mother gtiosts' were  coming,  Sailor Boy.  with  his  sweet,  heart, Sophia Blsqu.. were the last.  /: At last they yere: all there, and, little China; having been safely tucked  up, the l*diesrln:the,, bedroom went  down stairs, and the party began.  - Such goings bis! : Such songs!    Such  ���������dances!   : Such chatter! -  Well, if wae.  the iollioet gathering  that had  ever-  been given In dolldciu.   At least so ta:  iKUSSta .BaU.,, .. , .y'ri'JA^ir.iSiiirA; ,;"���������':���������  J  AnnoviilAniil*. j A       '���������'"'  "That was   a' sad   accident   whicl������  tiappened to Bigglesbn, wasn'.t;it?";  ;  "What was it?"    I    havent   hcarij:  about ItJ'y i.i'["A-Ai'--i"A-." [���������SJ1'  '.'He and-Buckner went up ^ortli  fishing, and when they were out Pn a  lake, nearly a tmlle from the sfcor*  their boat upset." '���������'.','.'.'.  "Great Daniel Webster! How did It  tiappen? Surely Blggleson : didn't :oc'.s  the boat, for I've heard him say a  thousand times that a man who would  do such a thing was a tool. Moreovar  he haa always declared .that Ho  would nevfir go out In a hoiit wl-th a  follow who wm likely to monkey  around In" It, and I'm sure Bucknit  iWouldn't"  "Oh, no. The accident was uiiayol,!-  iihlo. Buckner whs wwing and Big-  glo-on eat In the stern of th* bost.  ���������Through eome oversight tho bottlo  iwas put la the bo^r just before thej.  ei������rt������0."H3M<:������Jo n������.eA-HsKftlfl,.__;'  xegal.-;;;  ccott; & bricgs;a; ;  ; Barrfsters,.s6licitors,"Etc*;'::"���������;  ��������� Soffcitors for Molsons Binki .:  FirstiStreet::  :!Xtovefstoke,' B. C.  ^AiVEy,:M'CAKT������& & PINKHAM:;': *'-;.;  ;,.":-Bar'rlslers;-Solicitor's'i"-Et6.  ':. *.:  Solicitors for Imperial Bfthk of Cnnada.  ';������������������   C6inpiinv:i'urids to loan at S percent.  ;������������������'������������������ First Street,- Revelstoke B.C.;  H  UGITS.  CAVL13V  ''���������'���������jJ 'AsJsJiS Karrister ami.' Solicitor.' il'jJ'. as ���������  'j-, OFJFtClC���������Corner:FIrstS.traet n_h(l:I3oyIo;.  iA.j%JJ.'j^yJ&onu&;jlvvi^  NOTrGK.  Xotico Is hritehy gsve������ tlmi thirty dnys titler  dati-1 InCemt to fr.jply lo tho t'lt!_( Conuni^ioiii'r  of Laiulaniiii WoAa for a Kiiec-Ial iii'fitst* to cut  antl carry awti-y timber from the following (lu:  dciihi'il lands situale in West Kooteuay district:  1. Commencing at ������ post planted ut A. Mc-  Lcud's south ea.st corner, thtiiiee nortli SO ciiains,  thence cast so chains, ihence soutli ������0 chains,  theneo west SO chains to ]>ohit of ennmiuiicement,  2. Commencing at a post planted at J. T. Fanner's south west corner, Ihence east 80 chains,  tlieuco south SO chains, thence west 80 chains,  tlieuco north So ehuins lo point of commencement.  b\ H. YOUNd.  ' Cnmmcneinpi ;it a   post planted at A. Meheod's  soutli west   cmuer, Ihence  east SO chains, thence  south   SO  chains,  thenee we.-t Hi)  chains, thence  north SOchaius to poiut of commencement.  ]>. UAMKROX.  Commencing; al a post planted at ]>. Cameron's  south  west  curlier, tlience east SO chain., tlience  soutii SO  chains,   thence   west   SO cluiiiis, thence^,  north SO chain;; lo point of commencement.  w. n. in:m.  Commencing ata post planted at YV. H. tteid's  southwest eoi'iiev, thence east SO chains.thence  .-:outh So chains, tlience wost. Hi chains, thencu  north sO rhaiiw to point of commencement.  3>atetl April Sirnl, 1005.  my4 .1: T. FAXNMII.  Ill II  CanceSSatlon of Reserve  NOTICK IS UliHBny GIVKX that the rysei-  vatiou Chtalilisheil in niirsnauce of the provisions  of lhe " Coluuihia aiul Western Uuilwny ftuhsidy  Act. lSiUV' nuticcs ������! wliich were puhlishod in the  Ih-itisli Columbia (Gazette and dated Tth May,  1SO0, and 5th June, 3S1HJ, respectively, are herehy  cancelletl.  Crown lands situated within the area emhraced  by the said reservation will ho open to sale,  settlement, leuse and oilier disposition, under the  provisions of tho "hand Act." three months' after-  thc date of thu first publication of this notice hi  the llritish Coluuihia Gazette; provided, however,  that iu all cases where lauds are sold, pre-empted,  leased or otherwise alienated by the (.ovoruiueut  and are subsequently found upon the snwey of.the  Columbia and Western l.tiuhvnv Cnmpjiny's  bh.cks,' tn lie wlinllyitr in piiri. ������*it.hij"i .-iieh btoolcs/  then the- persons .������������>: actpiiiin^.siMdi .hniils shall  acquire, their title thereto front the. Jiailwav  Company, who have agreed to deal with such  purchasers, pre-ompt<>rsi leases, etc., on the same  terms and conditions as the Clo'verninenfc would  under the provisions of the *' Land Act," except  in respect to timber lands on the Company's  blocks, which shall be subject to the regulations  issued by the Company relative to the cutting, of  timber on the. Columbia and Western; Hail way  Land Grant. ;  :   YV: S. GORE,   . i  Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works.  =   Lands and.Works Department,  .  Yrictoria,.lJ. C.,2'i"l February,.100"t.   . m2-3m-  ���������' - "���������'���������   ..���������_:'���������- notice.  ��������� ;'. -;  Notice, is hereby given that thirty .days after  date, I. intend to .apply to tho Chief Commissioner  or Lands, and: .Works for a special license to,cut  and carry, away timber from tho following described lauds in the Kasfc,;Kootenay district:    .  1. ' Commencing at. a" post marked "T. Kilpatrick's southeast corner post" aud planted on tlie  side of tlie old Wood \river trail about five miles  oast of the Columbia, river, thence west SO ciiains,  thence; north SO'.: chains*; thence east SO-chains.'  tlieiiee south, SO chains to the (ilace of coinmence-.  ment.v ;. ...>,v ".', ''..ss ' ���������'���������-.'��������� .-���������:.'��������� J--:- -J ���������-, - '''\'J-  Sl. "'���������'. Commencing -at a post marked "T. Kilpatrick's north east corner post" and plauted'on the  side of the old YVood river trail about five miles  'east of the Columbia'river, thonce.west.80 chains,  tlience soutii SO chains, thonce- east-SO eliains,  thence north- SOcliaius to the place of commence--  ihent.; ''--J':'' -'\:\:J.J-y'/���������;,'���������' .��������� .-v; '.'."' '���������':'/'''������������������ j.:[ .'JJJ':'���������������������������J *���������'.  ���������; 3.; Coinnionciug at a';post marked *'T; Kilpatrick's north; we3t corner post" and planted on .ths  side of the, old ���������-.Wood." river trail aboiit.ilvo miles  east of the Columbia'rivcr^ tlience'east 80 chains,-  thence south; SO chains, thence west SO chains;  thenceiiorthSO-chains,to. the plaeo-of commence-'  ment.:','-'-/';..'';-; Jy.js;iyS-[' J-'':-y- -"-'J ::: 's.J���������������������������'������������������'". . *[  : ''-'.4i:: Commencing; at: a "post- marked^'T. Kilpat-  ���������rick's soutli west coruer.post'.' and'planted on ;tlie-  sido of the old Wood/river, trail "about five miles,  from" tlie Columbia;, river,'thence; east SO chains,  theuce north rS0: chains; theuce.r west SO'chains,  .theuce.south,SO chains, tb.the place of commence-:  nieiit; ���������*: J.JJJ-JiJ~JjJJ.[ 'J-'a:[ :jJJ.J':'J-:'J. ''J-J- ,-Jj  :,.patoilthis twenty-ni^  v'myllV  ���������,:-':.: T. KILPATRICK^  Drv^Mprrison:  ,:.:-.../.':>; \:-J: rjJ-?J>ittyj$^A[s'J s'---::''s:-j';y  Office���������Lawrence IlardwareCn. illock���������Upstairs  SOOIETIBS;-:;  LQYAL OKANGE :LODGE;N6:iC58.  Peirular meetings ore hold inthe  Oddfellows Hall on  the Third Fri-  ^-day of each month, at 8 p m. sharp.  Lr   Visiting brethren eordiully Invited  ���������t)j____4u^^j^ ^ oHicsoK^w^r --.���������  ;���������������������������'��������������������������� R.'J-. TAGGKKT, Rcc.-Scc.  :���������-'���������.'    ICOOTEKAV STAR,'R. B. P.  Merts on First Tuesday of overyinonth, in  r. o.o. y.iiaii. ;.  ���������'       :: W. ACHESON. W; P. ' .'.;������������������ ''': ;'  ..    K. J. TAGGEttT, RKG;   "      '  Cold fiango Lodge, IC. of  P.,  No. 26, Bevelstoke, B. C.  MEETS EVERY YVEUNESDAY  in Oddfellows' Hall at 8  o'clock Viidiing Knights are  cordially invited.  J. B. SCOTT,   C. c; .  STEWART jrcT)ONALI>,K.of R. A: S.  -:  h: avrroyvx, m. of f ���������      ���������-������������������"'���������*^j;,  /'NOTICE;; ?'���������'���������������������������������������������'-'������������������     '-,;'���������  Xotice is hereby .given thnt CO days after date  we intend to apply to the Honorable the Chief  Commissioner of.Lands and Wovk's for jiennisston  to purchase 160-ucresof land situate on Upper  ArrowI>ake. YVest Kootenay District., described  as follows:. >   '    ������������������'"-J~ -'J'-S -'..J  Commencing ata post planted on the east shore  of Upper.Arro,W;I^vke at; the comer of Lot 1138,  Group 1, and marked ',' Arrowhead Lumber Com-  panv's south-west corner post.*' thence east along  the north boundary of Lot 1J30 30" chains,r thence  nortli 40 eliains. tlience ivest ������0 chains more or less  to the shore of Upper Arrow T/ike, thence sonth-  erlv ami following the shore line of Upper Arrow  I������aketo the point of commencement.  Dated this 27th May,"iow.  '-jS...  ARROWIJiiAD LUMBER. COMPANY, Ltd.  J 1       ' :'"   *'���������'������������������ '_    _'   '_ ���������        '���������        *     '  ��������� "������������������"��������� "'.'..notice;-: .'.���������������������������v./,:  Js'oItcc i? herebv given that on Mondny, tho Itrd  day of July, l!HV5t at2.AUti.in. at the ollice of. the  Revelstoke ami. McCullough' Creek Hydraulic  .Vi.n'mg Gompjiny, Limited, Imperial !*>ank Block,  Kevelstoke, i'������. C. Iwill ofi'er forsulo by jmbllc  auction t'������ the highest bidder for rash r>00 shares  numbered 7E(MTto 73U0hf.th inclusive, now stand*  ing in the name, r.f Hansen E. Smith on tlic books  of xh-i Ri-vid-.t-okc and McCullough (,reek Hydraulic Mining Company, Limited, being Uie  shares comprised in certificate >'o. 01 issued by  -n-iuI Company and thnt such sale is advertised by  order <if the Board *������f Directors hy renson of said  shams boing in default on account of non-payment  of calbi orasses-vmeiils tiureoii amounting to the  sum of $l50.uo duly m;\de and demanded, and now  unpaid.  GEO. S. MCCARTER,  Secretaiy to said Company.  Datod May SOth, 10C5.  ::'Notice is hereby given thatapplicatioii'will \lie  inrtilb to the Legislative Assembly of-'thu.I'roviiice  :of: British Columbia, at the next session,'for.aii Act  incorptiratiug fi.COiupauy to build, efpiip.uiaintain  :aiul"operate;a line or lines of railway: of1 standaid  oivother,gauge,? witl)..:any.l:ihd::of..inotiv.e power;  from a point- lUi.Upjjer Arrow Lake, -AVestvlvoote?:  nay, ilear Arrowhead; 'th������������e6 followmff the Columbia; Itivor'novtherly on either sido:to:a point nf.br;  hear, the confiuence of CanoeRiyer .with'; the'; Coir  iimbia-iEi veri and . thence- follow jug along Canoe:  Kiver.oh either side, to; .a:;p,oint: ab: or near.;TdtO'|  Jaune Cache oh Fraser River, with powor to" eon-,  struct."'operate and:maintaiu branch lines,to: any  'pointiWithin twenty.niiles,:frbni'Mlie:!iuaiii.:line'.of.  ! railway. ami with power.to construct.operate and  maintain: all necessary .-bridges, roads,- ��������� ways';*, and  ferries; and to construct, acquire,'ow:n aiid-maintain wharves and docks ih connection therewith;  and to construcfc,:dyvn, ac.quiro, equip and maintain  steam aiid'other vessels antl boats and operate the  sameoirany navigable'waters, and, to .construct,'  operate and maintain telegraph arid telephone lines  along the routes of: the; said -railway, and, its  branches, or in connection therewith; ami to transmit messages for commercial purposes; to generate  electricity and supply light, heat and- power, and  erecti construct, lniiUl and'maintain'the. necessary  buildings .and v;orks, and to generate any kimt of  power for the purposes aforesaid, or in;coimeclion  therewith,vfor reward'; aiid to acquire aud receive  h*onirahy 'Governinfcnt, Corporation or ; persons  grants1 oHand,"money, bonuses, privileges or other  assistance in aid.of tlio construction of the Com-,  pany's undertaking; and,.to\connecfc with arid enter  into traffic or Collier Cammgenients .with railway,  steamboat or .other ;conipanies,."and to exercise,  such powers as are granted* by.parts 4 and fi of the  "Water Clauses Consolidation .Act;*' aiid for., all  rights, powers';and 'privileges-necessary- in 'or.  incidental to the,premises,- and forVotlior.purposes.  :_ Batbd at ltevelstoke, ILj C., this: 10th. day sot  April/ious.;.; ';.V.": ,-' .s'-:J--'i;JJJ.\y ,i-\."j-:'\rs-- \}J  ���������''.'-.; "I UARVEY: MCCARTER' *tl^NkilAM^ ;V'  Ap.2b'-';,������������������;'������������������ Solicitors for the Appiicaht's.,^  MEYJLY BUILT ANB.FURNISHEB  STRICLY FiRST-GLASS  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  W1KES, UQ*J3RS hliQ CIGARS  ARROWHEAD; -  B. C.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnislmd v/ith the  Choicest the Market  affords,  .  BEST WINES, LiQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms. ,  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone,  ��������� Prop.  "'J  FOR ::SA.LE..<.:  ,/,  ���������At a Bargain  if  So til   This   Month���������  ���������';:'.--''::-pNE-'RESID.ENCE.  , .In Gentinl   P:irt; of lhe Cily, and; One  Lot 50 xioo. ::  [JJj A ;GOt)D''RAT.CHE;     ;'  So Acres, close lo town, 35 acres of  which can'be easily olearetl. Suitable for  Hay and Jlixed I'arinin;'. Apply I'or  particulars at HERALD OOicc.  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Mruinnic Gri>cldii (the cclebr.'tlccl so-  prano) snys:���������" Thu pi.'ttio I used for mv  concert last riight, and which* w;ts tunetl  by you, was done pcrffdly and I found it  iii excellent condition."  M. S. HASTINGS, TUNER.  Wood for Sale.  Having established a permanent  wood yard, the citizens can depend on  getting first class dry wood at all  times.  ROBEKT SAMSON. *  ���������  t  *  4  .'.  A Lie for Love  A quick, fti cit ive ling-a-ling. The  boil's sound "only just reached the  giass-douicd studio on the 1op floor,  Imt to the mnn painting there it  seemed ns if a long-expected burst oi  glorious iiiu.sio hnd thrilled through  the air. Iii-. brush fell: the blood  drained awn) from his thin, earnest  tan.-; with shaky lingers ho t'iro.v a  covering over his cmivus, and looked  anxio'Jsly round to see if the studio  were it. "order to a woman's keen  eyes.  "Tin's time.'.���������JH roeak this time!"  lie whispered, his hands clenched in  Wtie eflort to regain calmniss. I'no  .surest   way to fail   was  to  sen re  her!  A moment more, and then canto  n soft footstep on the stains and  across the outer room. Ezra Chnii-  dos's heart scarcely seemed *o beat,  ns the hangings slowly parted. A  faint scent of violets had floated in;  a sweet, oval face, cradled in ������������������ "'!i  furs, peered through. The Hon. Vera  Landale had come to "sit" to him, a  struggling artist, for the last time.  "Vou are here, then?" she whispered, with a subdued little ripple of  laughter that seemed to veil somo  note of fear. "Aren't I foolish? I  was half afraid as I heard no  soiind  "Forgive me! I forgot my manners; I don't know why." Trying to  smile, he hesitated with a sort of  nervousness that the artistic circles  had certainly never suspected in the  rising young portrait-painter. "Why  afraid?" he asked, clearing his voico.  "Vou can trust me to keep your secret if it is so necessary. I was only  dreading you might not be able to  keep this last appointment���������if it  should   be   the  last,   that   is."  "Jt will be; I holtt you to your  word of honor there," she said, the  smile dancing in her beautiful eyes.  Rhe looked like somo sunbeam in the  sombre studio as, in white from  head to foot, she stepped from her  long cloak.- "No; we mustn't talk,"  she whispered, moving elusively aside  as he came involuntarily forward.  "Never mind ceremony; yo.u must  Paint for your life."  "For my life!" He repeated the  words slowly, looking past her.  Something seemed to rattle in his  throat.  "Yes; you know what I mean. Only  the final touch remained, you assured  me. I dare not risk it again.; you  cannot understand how difficult lt  hns been to get here each timo on a  different.'pretext. I'm positive my  coachman' stifled a smile when I told  him to wait. If it becamo known���������  iust   think!.-'-'���������  "Became known?" Chandos had  touched th'e eovering. Jio turned'  suddenly, a spot tingling in each  cheek. "What:if it wero inevitable?"  he asked, huskily. "Everyone must  know soon that the face I have  painted here is the face of the woman "  "Hush! hush!" She glanced around,  her fingers locked, a hunted little  light in her e.ves. "You must not���������  T mean, nothing of that was ever in  my mind when you pleaded so for me  to 'sit.' You said that the picture  would be your greatest achievement."  Site put back his imploring hand.  "Tt is not kind of you to deepen my  risk', Mr. Chandos," she faltered.  "Vou .surely see how I am placed���������  ihat any thought of such romance  would  cause  a  social  sensation."  "And will not the picture do that?  Will no one ask the name of the  painter?   Miss     Landale���������Vera! I  must call you that; you have given  me the right to do so. You kept  silence; you allowed the'hope to grow  and develop in me���������the hope that inspired my work and made that picture seem to grow into your dear living self. It's true, and your heart is  telling you  so  at  this  moment."  Iler lips twitched again, but no  word camo. She was looking past  him, as if quito unaware of the hand  still held imploringly out. Her face  was .set; only in her eyes was a film  that made them like pausies seen  through mist. Chandos went on, his  _yoice_traillng_awav__to_a^h,uskv^AvhiST.  ha came to himself to realize that  sho had drawn on her cloak and  stood to  say "good-bye."  "It is really mine?" sho whispered.  "You do not wish it to he shown  first?"  "it is yours. Tt is sacred to you  alone," he said, quietly. "It shall  bc sent to your houso to-day, packed  as carefully as I can pack it. You  can rely upon that. Then���������titen you  can   show   it   to   Ihe   world."  ".Hut���������hut "; sho hesitated, tremblingly. "I won't say anything  now: you miglit not believe me; you  might be spoiled. Only ono thing:  j feci, of course, that I owo you���������  what can I say, without Wounding  you?"  "Nothing at a"." came the quiet  voice. And u little quiver seemed to  inu  Ihrough   her.  "Nothing? What can you mean,  Mr. Chandos?" Her eye." searched his  swiftly, us if to read what might lie  behind. "You are so strange," she  whispered. "We must speak of it  again.    Till   then���������good-bye!"  "Vera!" Jt struggled from his lips,  in spite of himself.  The .curtains had been parting; an  instant more and the sunlight of her  living presence would be gone, leaving him  the darkness  and desolation.  Hid she understand? Was it an impulse of pity? It seemed almost unreal, but she had rustled swiftly  back, laid her lips tremblingly  against his cheek, and was gone. For  ix minute he stood as in a spell; then  he groped toward a little inoer room,  closed the door, and leaned against  the dusty wail, ns if afraid that the  world might hear his sob. He had  dared; he had spoken; was that  touch of her lips an answer, or had  it been a mute sign that ho must  face the eternal parting bravely���������  that sho trusted to his honor to  keep silence?  His brain in a strange whirl, he  camo back into the quiet studio. He  wanted to look once more into the  face he had painted���������to read something in the eyes which his hope had  endowed with the genius that made  them live. But that was not to be.  Lying there, near the curtains, was  an open, unaddressed onvclbpe.- He  had not seen it fall, but it could only  havo dropped from her cloak; the  scent still lingered about it as he  picked  it  up.  Hardly knowing what ho did, his  heart pounding dully, he drew out a  folded sheet of note-paper. Yes; her  own handwriting. Vaguely Conscious  of meanness, yet impelled by irresistible fascination, he read out the  words she had written to somo  friend:���������  -' 'Bear Katie,���������I feel I can speak to  you as to myself. Wliat shall; I do?  The tragedy of my posit ion grows  and grows. It has come to this,  that I go in fear of a scandal. If he  would, only have the tact to realize!  Yet I feel sure I have never encouraged him.   I did not realize until the  HOW MEN SHAM DISEASE  INSTANCES    AMONG SOLDIERS  AND SAILORS.  Securing  Best and     Treatment   in  Hospitals���������Self-imposed Injuries.  The art of shamming disease has  reached a high level of perfection  This is mainly to bo attributed to  the fact that' the rewards of proficiency aro great. Fresh iu the minds  of all is tho recent cuse of a professional beggar in the city of London whose voluntarily parotic limbs  stirrod up the lively compassion of  tho passersby, oven of tho poor, so  that charitable gifts ilowed into his  roady  palm.  This caso has excited some little  attention, chielly because the polico  have prosecuted him successfully, but,  says the London Lnucet, he is only  one of vory many.  It is, however, In connection with  the naval and military services that  the art of malingery finds its chief  exponents. Indeed, the word "malinger" was first applied to'"the attempts of soldiers to evade arduous  or unpleasant duty. It is of interest  to notice the difference that exists  between countries in which conscription prevails and thoso in which only  voluntary service exists. Tn the former the most strenuous exertions aro  sometimes made to escape service,  and sinco most deformities disqualify  for admission, recruits, or rather  those who were liable to serve in tho  army, have not hesitated to inflict on  themselves the most severe injuries  in order to avoid service.  In the days when it was necessary  for a soldier to bite off the end of  the carlri'dgo in loading his musket  it was no uncommon event for a  man to have one or moro teeth extracted or filed down so as to obtain exemption. In countries such  as our own at tho present time,  where voluntary service exists, we  are more likely to find applicants for  enlistment wli'o attempt to hide diseases. In all- countries, however,  many soldiers, whether they havo  been called to the service by conscription or have entered it voluntarily,  earnestly ;  DESIRE TO LEAVE IT.  Thoro is an old tale, in all probability true, that illustrates well the  trouble which such a man will take  to escape from military service. A  soldier was seized with paralysis of  the right arm; tho loss of power  camo on suddenly and without obvious cause. Malingering was suspected, but all tho efforts of the sur-|  geon of the regiment were unavailing;  no proof could be obtained that the  paralysis was feigned. Tho man was  examined by two medical boards and  ultimately he was given his discharge.   A.s he went oif from the bar-  picture  was .well   begun   that  he .had   ,.nck������ on lhe to,, of thc coach (it was  per:���������  "Are you afraid of what your  j octal world might think? Why? I  have won success at tho cost of my  h.-st years; your love might help me  to go on and reach greatness. Take  that hope away now, and I am  crushed. Without you. I do not  wj.nt tbe fame. Look! I never meant  to t'-ll you, but I have refused all  tivse orders for pictures so thut 1  nu'L'ht keep my time and the studio  clear���������for you!" ������  "Vou are great already���������or you  soon will be." came her low, evasive  voire in the pause. "My picture  would make you a name, you have  ."���������aid. That is why���������why I am so  eager to see it shown���������to hear what  they sny of it. Don't prolong the  suspense." She strained the slim,  white hands together and swept to  and  fro���������a  sweet   palpitation   of    life  any deeper feelings than those of the  artist; and then something in his  manner told me that if I disillusioned him he '.would never finish the picture.   How  can  .1 let  him know?  "Never was a woman so awkwardly placed. What might he not say  arid do when he hears that I am  practically promised to a man of  whom ho has not yet heard? Ho  thinks, of Course, I am a rich woman; those silly reports about my  money and diamonds hc fully believes.    Come  to  that,   if I could   let  hiin know my  real  position it  would  be  tlie   speediest   way   to   mako     his  'love'  grow  less embarrassing- "  The paper dropped from his fingers.  He gave that dull5 little moan, his  muscles quivered, he stood making  the effort of his lifetime, Then, like  a man going blind, he had stumbled  towards liis .-precio-JS picture. There  surged up the impulse to tear it to  strips, but he fought it back���������he  would not stoop to revenge for her  treachery.- With shaking iinger3 he  drew down the picture; for one last  minute, with eyes brimming, he looked into the face���������and then, as from  another world, he heard a little cry  of infinite yearning. Ho could not  move; it seemed as if the picture had  called to  him.  "Ezra! Ezra! Forgive me!"  He looked. Those curtains had  parted again; the same sweet face,  working in an agony of hesitation,  was there between the folds. Her  hand=-had^stolen^oufe  "Speak! Forgive mo!" sho whispered again. "My heart told me that I  had tried you too far; I could not  let the vile trick do its work. Oh,  cannot you understand what I have  'felt���������what I suffered beforo I could  write that letter and leave it for you  to read? It wns a lie���������but. a lie for  love!"  lie could not answer. It Was not  real! He could only watch her face I  as one watches a lost, sweet face in !  dreams. !  "I could not feel sure: I wanted to j  trv you." the trembling voire reached" him. "If yo'i devApittti nn:, I have.  deserved it. I loved you from the  beginning, but I dared not show it.  I felt. T might be making the fatal  mistake so many women make; they  told me���������they told mo that I should  rue it, that it was my money you  wanted.        I  thought if   I wrote  that  in the days before railways), he waved a hearty goodby to his comrades  with liis paralyzed arm.  ..Probably the best example of the  perseverance which men will display  in the attempt to leave a servi-je  which Ihey detest is to be found in  a case undei- the care of Clino. '.he  patient was a sailor in the British  Navy, and it is worthy oi note that  he wns a "pressed" man. He fell  on his head and a slight depression  of tlie skull was produced. He immediately became unconscious and all  efforts to rouse him failed. He lay  quietly in his hammock and never  moved. He seemed deaf to  sounds, and at no time uttered any  word. He was able to swallow food,  both solid and liquid, and indeed he  made signs with his lips and tongue  when he wanted nourishment. Ho  was brought back to England, but  no improvement followed and the  "unconsciousness" lasted for thirteen  months. Then it was resolved to  raise the depressed portion of the  bone. Flaps were made, a trephine  was applied and the bone was cut  through. An elevator was then introduced to raise the bone, and as  the bone was lifted up consciousness  suddenly returned to the patient and  he spoke. At the time of the operation most of the onlookers accepted  the case as genuine, but no one  would nowadays venture to support  the idea that the patient really lay  unconscious for thirteen months,  suddenly  injury in a railway accident several  lesions may be simulated, and especially those obscure and ill-defined  conditions which have been attributed to "spinal concussion." Theso  latter form a large and very important class, thc detection of the fraud  of  which is often most  difficult.  Sad to relate, many of the attempts to imitate disease havo led  to serious and irreparable results,  and  EVEN TO DEATH ITSELF.  A man excited an ulcer in his leg by  means of a copper coin, and later  gangrene appeared, necessitating amputation below tho knee. In endeavoring to oxcito haemoptysis a  man swallowed a cork into which  pins Iind been inserted. He spat up  blood antl became very emaciated  nntl then suddenly died from hemorrhage. At the necropsy it was found  that the cork and pins had lodged at  the junction of the pharynx and  osophagus nnd that the pins had ulcerated through the oesophageal  walls and had opened into the common carotid artery on both sides.  Children aro great adepts at feigning  inaludies, and thoy frequently display a surprising acquaintance with  tho symptoms  of  disease.  The detection of malingering is often no easy matter, and no general  rule can be laid down which will be  applicable to all cases. The mere,  threatening of severe methods of  treatment is sometimes successful but  frequently fails. Tho threat of the  application of the actual cautery has  cured paralysis, but cases havo been  recorded whore malingerers have endured the cautery on several occasions. A man who simulated blindness was placed on the edgo of a  jetty and told to walk straight forward. He stepped out and fell into  the water, for he knew that those  who were testing him dared not let  him drown. In another case, however, a man who seemed to have paralysis of an arm allowed the amputating knife to be placed close to it  without flinching but when thrown  into the river he struck out with  both arms and swam.  A very useful method of detection  is the suggesting of new signs, and  symptoms of the patient. The surgeon remarks, say in the caso of a  paralyzed arm���������in the hearing of the  malingerer that it is strange - - that  tho little finger is flexed, it ought to  be straight. In all probability at  the next visit the little finger will  have assumed the suggested position.  The more outre and irregular the  fresh symptoms suggested by the surgeon tho more definite is tho detection. In general anaesthesia we possess a valuable means of discriminating in certain cases between true and  false paralysis or contractures. While  thc patient is just going under or  recovering from anacsthia the "paralyzed" limb may be seen to move  fi'ooly.  ���������: ���������   <>0<>00(X)OOOCHXKKKKK>(KX><>  YOUNG  FOLKS  <><><>OC>0-0-CK>CK>OCM>0<>0<>0-f><><>  A DOLL'S ADVENTUItES.  "Tell ua a story, aunty," said  Edith,   "a  real  inake-beliovo story!"  "Well," said aunty, "I will tell  you onu that surely never could have  happened." And this is what she  told:  "Alice Maud Mary was unfortunate  there is no doubt about that. .She  was left out in the rain overnight;  the next morning she was wrung  shupoless, and then dried before a  roasting fire, after which the puppy  drugged her all over the house, and  b'roko her talking-machine. Anil  then, because sh'o couldn't say, 'Mama!' and was not so good-looking  as she had beon, Annabel, hor little  mother, left off taking lier out to  drive, and carried ��������� Celeste,  proud, new, waxen French doll  stead.  "Finally     (as if     this    wero  "Annabel looked up, and then  sprang joyfully to the window,  " 'Oh', it's Alice Maud Mary!" she  cried, as she pushed open the sash.  'Why, Alice Maud Mary, how perfectly beautiful you  aro!' "  "Well." said Edith, "I know that  is a make-believe, but it scorns as  real  as anything!"  the  in-  not  overheard     Annabel's  GERM THEORY OF  CANCER.  The  regainfrig consciousness   on  and grace that made all his Canvases j lie, nnd then watched���������oh, forgive  around look dull and dead. "Youj me! f cannot play a part; I want  speak of love! You may mistake it! you���������I love you; my heart was  for a fascination; you forget what a breaking for you ns I stootl there!  great change love means in a worn- My money is nothing: the talk of the  ans life.   I cannot think seriously at ' world  is  nothing;  if you  love mo  for  such a moment as this. Tell me that  the picture is nearly finished, and  that I can judge your work with my  own  eyes."  "Jt is finished." Chandos stepped  quietly back nnd drew away the covering. The glow of passion has diod  out of his face, leaving it drawn and  resolutely pale. "I worked half the  night; I could sec you standing there  wi'h that smile, as plainly as if it  were real. If you must go, I crmnot  keep your picture any longer. There  it  is!"  Vera leaned forward, caught hor  breath, and stood as if hypnotized  before the full-length portrait. Into  the smiling oval faco she stared; she  could not seem to believe. Once her  lips moved; he fnnced he heard���������"Can  hc think me art wonderful, as that?"  He turned nway, that samo dry littlo  rattle in his throat. I'ni'haps he had  hoped to hear���������"Yes! Only love could  have made a mnn paint that!" How  long tho silence lastnd lie never knew;  myself alone, it is all the -happiness  in life I want. Fv/.ra, speak to rne!  If I doubted you too long, may I  atone for It all? I know now; the  light came to me in that moment as  I watched. I can never doubt again.  I read  in your  dear  face������������������"  A pause, a rustle, and then R/.ra  Chandos had come out of his dream.  and his arms held her���������hold her ns ii  they would  never let  her go again.  The world ira'a shut out. The sunshine hnd stolen back into the dark  studio. The picture was forgotten  now; thc original was his���������his for  ever and ever!  Prior to tho year 1880 London had  never had a dcath-rato of fewer than  20 perj.000. Since 1804. it has never  had ono above that figure, and last  year yielded the absolutely lowest  death rate on record for the Metropolis,   viz.,   15.2.  removal of the depressed bone. There  can be no doubt that the man was a  malingerer and adopted this arduous  method of leaving a service into  which   he had   been   forced.  THE AMOUNT OF PAIN  and discomfort which malingerers are  willing to endure to obtain their  discharge is almost incredible, but  the facts aro well attested. A limb  has been held in a fixed position for  many months, and not even tho application of the actual cautery has  sufficed to move it. Many men have  chopped oli some fingers and have  claimed that it was an accident. Mental derangement of one sort or another is a favorite form of malingery, but the results usually resemble the popular or stage idea of in-  sni.ity rather than the true products  of mental alienation. It is not uncommon for the malingerer to combine two forms of insanity, and this  may be of value in detection. Still,  il. is often very difficult to be certain  that a patient is shamming. There  are, however, some phenomena which  cannot, be simulated. It is impossible for a sane man to imitate successfully line persistent insomnia  which often occurs in the iri.iuno; the  impostor cannot put: off sleep beyond  the second or third day.  Another frequent motive for malingering is to attract attention not for  the purpose of obtaining money but  merely to gain notice. Simulated  joint affections arc not rare antl there  are many olher forms. These cases  merge imperceptibly into hysteria,  and indeed in many hysteria is combined with the wish to deceive. It  is not improbable that in Some of  these patients there is a certain du-.  gree of cutaneous anaesthesia, which ;  renders l.ho self unit ilnl-ion more easy  of nccompll.shment.. There nre olher  causes for simulating disease or in-  Soiuclimes it is done to  punishment, sometimes to  vengeance on another person  who is accused of having inflicted tho  injury.   To  obtuin  compensation     or  Views     of      Professor     .Von  Hausemann.  Prof. Von Hausemann delivered a  lecture recently boforo tho Berlin  Medical, Society, in which he avowed  himself to be a determined opponent of the parasitic cancer theory.  It has not yet been found possible,  he said, to produce cancer in animals by transmission from human  beings.' It had not been proved that  cancer occurred in the form of an  epidemic ln certain places, or tliat it  was hereditary in certain families;  all and even if this had been proved it  would not throw any light on the  question of infection, as cancer Was  very prevalent. The increase in cases  of cancer, the professor said, which  amounted to from two to three per  cent., was only an apparent increase  due to the fact that more cases were  detected now than formerly.  UNFOUNDED FEARS.  The constant and increasing anxiety of the general public in regard  to cancer was. Prof. Hausemann considered, quite unfounded. The existence of cancer parasites, he maintained, had not been proved, and  care should therefore be taken not to  represent cancer as an infectious disease which could be transmitted from  one person to another. Thc sufferings  of tho unfortunate victims of cancer  were only intensified by tho idea  =thafc-they-^might=-be-the-cause-of=the  spread  of  the  disease.  I'rof. Von Hausemann agreed with  the view that cancer would only be  caused by external violence in cases  where such violence was continued for  a length of tlmo ond exercised a  chronic influence. Malgnant swellings, which had their origin in irritations, differed in nature and  strength, and it might, therefore, bo  assumed that there were many causes  of  cancer.  THE OTHER SIDK.  During the discussion following  the lecture, Prof. Von Leyden vigorously defended the parasite theory,  and expressed his conviction thnt  the whole Course of tht disease confirmed this theory. Ho maintainod  that cancer parasites inhabited the  cancer cells, grew with them, and  caused a constant spread of tho  swelling. He himself had proved the  existence of certain germs ot cancer  in the shape of smail round bodies,  which lay firmly embedded in the  cells. Various chemical experiments  he said, which had been made in the  Cancer Department of the Berlin  Charity Hospital, also confirmed the  parasitic  nature of  cancer.  jury,  avoid  wreak  HAV 13 A TfOliBV.  Hobbies aro among the bc-sl. tilings  in life. Thoy promote health, peace,  and happiness, helping one, as they  tlo, to forgot sorrow. Any decided  inter.st In life, whether it. is dignified by the name of an occupation or  is simply an enthusiasm, is emit.'nt-  ly'desirable. "I have never. seen a  genuine col lector thn I. Is not happy  when he is allowed by circumstnnces  to gratify his tastes," snid a student of human nature, "and hobbies sliould always be encouraged. It  is a curious phase of our humanity  that, we will work diligently to make  provision for our material neorls  when we nre. old. und quito neglect  to store up uienlnl resources Mint  will interest and amuse us iu our  old days.."-  enough)     she  jnother  say:  " 'Why don't you give Alice Maud  Mary to baby, now that you have  another doll? Her beauty is gone,  her clothes aro ruined, and Fido has  broken hor talking-machine. Baby  will like her as well as a now one;  and he would soon spoil a doll, anyway.'  "Aiico Maud Mary shuddered. To  be handed over to that barbarous  boy baby! She had a sweet, long-  suffering disposition, but���������there are  times when patience ceases to bo a  virtue. Alice Maud Mary resolved  to go out into the wide, wide world  and seek her fortune. It couldn't  bo worse, she thought, and might bc  better. So that very night she  climbed out of th'e play-room window and went forth into the wide,  wido world.  "She travelled and travelled and  travelled, until she came to another  house. 'I will go ia here,' sho said  to herself, 'and sco what fortune has  for ime.' So she went up the graV-  eled walk, climbed a honeysuckle-  vine, and stepped through a window. Sho found herself amid a clutter of paint tubes, brushes and old  rags; an-d she was so tired that she  fell asleep among them.  "In tho morning a young lady  stood beforo the table, and exclaimed:  " 'Why, how did this doll come  liero? Poor thing! What a wreck! I  will paint hor a fresh complexion,  nnd give her to little Louisa Wintor-  botham. Louisa is learning to sew,  and can make her a new gown.'  "Sho took up her brushes and  paint en rosy cheeks, coral lips, azure  eyes and golden curls; and Alice  Maud was more beautiful than ever  before.  "But Alice Maud Mary had no intention of belonging to Louisa Win-  terbofh'am. That very night sho  climbed down tho honeysuckle-vino  and set forth again into the wide,  wide world.  "Sho travelled and travelled ami  travelled, until she came to another  house. This house liad a piazza, and  inside th'o piazza window sat an old  gentleman, nodding over his newspaper. Alice Maud Mary went up  the steps, and climbed into the old  gentleman's  lap.  "Pretty soon the old gentleman  awoke with a start. 'Bless my soul!'  he cried. 'If here isn't a doll-baby!'  What's this sticking out of lier  body? Somo mechanism, I declare!  It's one of those talking dolls. Poor  thing! " Well, well, I can fix that!  And jnother shall put in some bran  or something and sew her up; and  wo'll give her to little Dorothy  Dalrymple.'  "Tho next dny it was done, and  Alice Maud Mary had a moro shapely body and a more musical voico  than evor before. 'Little Dorothy,  is learning to sow,' said th'e old  lady, 'and she can dress the doll  herself. We'll give It to her tomorrow.'  ^^'-'But-Alice���������Mnu'd-Mnry_'had~~no"  intention   of     being  given   to     little  Dorothy Dalrymple.    That vory night  sho climbed out of th'o window,  went  down  tho  piazza    steps,   and     again  ventured   into   I.he  wido,   wido  world.  "She   travelled   and   travelled    and  travelled until  sh'o came to     another  house.    The moon wns shining on it,  and    lighted    up    a  tin sign, which  rend:  " 'Dressmaking   Done   Hero.'  "'This     Is     tho     place     for    me,'  thought   Alice  Maud   Mary, 'Here  I shall get a complete suit, petticoats nnd all, made by somebody  who already knjows how to sew.' So  sh'o sitood quietly at th'e front door  until somebody opened It, whereupon  she fell   into  tho  en try way.  "The dressmaker picked h'er up.  'Why, what a lovely doll!' she ox-  claimed. 'Hut what a dingy dress!  T wonder who left her here. Well,  I  will mako her a new set of un'dor-  RUSSIAN    GENERALS.  Do   Their  Advanced  Years Account  For  tho  Defeats?  A prominent officer writes that he  sees in thc extreme age of some of  the Uussian Generals a possible explanation of their failure to resist  tho .lapnnese successfully. He cites  the casos of Cen. K'nulhnra, who is  about seventy-six, and of Con. Oripen berg,  nearly eighty.  Thc latter wn.s criticized by Cen.  Kuropatkin for the loss of the battle of Haikoutai, preceding Mukden,  and returned to St. Petersburg protesting that lie had not been properly supported on tho critical day by  tlie Commander-in-Chief. Thoir quarrel is  boing  investigated.  Kuropatkin, though only fifty-  seven, lias, after a long' series of reverses, been superseded by Linievitch.  said to be about sixty-live. So Uussia is ignoring thc Osier theory in  trying to find a man who can rally  her scattered forces and win a victory.  Stoos������(.'I wns sixty wlien he lost  Port Arthur after a heroic defence.  Nogi. hi.s conqueror, is about tho  same age.  Field Marshal Oyama, Japan's  greatest soldier, who has won nn  unbroken series of victories in tho  present Jlnnchurinn campaign, is  sixty-three. It is recorded that. He  took pari, in his first engagement, a  feudal battle, at the age of ten. Ho  was   a  general   at   thirty-one. Ilis  first great victory, the capture of  Port Arthur from th'e Chinese, was  won when h'e was (iffy-three.  Kuropatkin was certainly moro  successful whon n young man. - Hc  cnteref the Uussian nrmy at seventeen, and during the Itusso-Turk'ish  war made a brilliant record at th'e  ago of twenty-nine.  Von Moltke, in th'e Franco-Prussian War, scored his greatest triumphs when seventy. Wellington  nntl Napoleon were only forty-five at  Waterloo.  So tho record' runs through tlio  world's History,  AE?D(,'R., THE RENEVATOR.  Buys English   Castle and Restores  It Jteyond Recognition.  When William Waldorf Astor purchased Hever castle in Kent, one of  the most perfect survivals of feudal  architecture, in England, where Anno  Bolcyn busked in tho favor of Henry  VIII., antiquarians rejoiced that it  Iind fallen into sympathetic hands,  but he is now improving it out of  ull recognition. A distinguished  member of lho society of antiquaries,  whom Mr. Astor originally consulted about his acquisition, recently  ventured on behalf of thut society  diplomatically to implore him to  stay his restoring hand.  Jlr. Astor unmercifully .snubbed his  self-constituted adviser, and snid he  intended to do as ho liked with his  own, ana since then ho has entered  upon a largely extended plan of alterations. He has upward of 800  workmen employed in diverting tho  course of a river which flows hy  Hover ' walls, untl building cottages  in feudal design for the laborers on  th'o estate.  Formerly Hover castle was one of  th'o show places always visited from  Tunbridgo by strangers, but is now  guarded like a fortress, no one being-  allowed near it. The cabdrivors of  Tunbridgo petitioned Mr. Astor,  pointing out the serious loss they incurred by his prohibition, but ho ignored their appeal.  clothes nnd a silk dress and a luce  hat and a pair of satin shoes; and  if nobodv claims her. I will give her  to  Willielmlna  Oolightly.'  "The next day the new garments  woro made, und Alice Maud Mary  wns the prettiest sight that ever  was seen. 'Yoii little beauty!'cried  the; dressmaker. 'Wilhelmina Oo-  lfglit.lv will be the happiest child on  earth'.'  "Mul. Alice Maud Mary had no intention of being given to Wilhelmlna  fJolighlly. Thnt very night she  slipped out of the door, and onco  more made her way into tho wide,  wido world.  "This time sh'o turned back, instead of going on. And' sh'o travelled nntt travelled and travelled,, unlil she camo to her old home. Up  th'e front "Steps she went, nnd looked  in at th'o long window. There sat  her little mother, crying, with' the  proud Celeste, all melted to pieces,  in  h'or lap.  "Alice Maud Mary tapped cm the  glass. "Mama! Mama! Mutual,1 she  called, at the top of Jier. voittjk  WAR   BALLOONS.  Big  Workshop  Established  by the  British  at  Aldersliot.  Thc utility of war balloons' was  early mado manifest to- the British',  and accordingly the factory at Al-  dershot, which we are about to . describe, was established tinder .the  supervision of. Lieut.-Col. Templer,  nn oflicer of engineers, who is recognized in all the armies of the world  as ono of tho foremost authorities.on  military  aerostatics.  Col. Templer is always pleased to  have nn opportunity of showing his  splendidly equipped factory; and tho  very first department Into which he  ushers th'o visitor is that in which  long lines of girls are sewing - together sections of gold beaters' skin,  out of which the envelopes of tlie  balloons aro made.  Tho workshops nro all wonderfully  interesting. Thero is one for the  weaving and testing of- the vast not-  work of cordage tliat confines bhe envelope of the balloon; another for  the construction of the wicker cars  of all sizes; a third for brass' turning,  and  so on.  When nil thc departments of tho  balloon factories have done their  part toward forming one of these  monsters, these parts are rapidly  put together in a shod or barn of  great height and spaciousness. The  enormous cover is laitl on the floor,  th'e bewildering area of cordage laid  over it, nnd then th'c centre of tho  envelope is hoisted to the roof and  work hcwitin. on the lower part of tho  huge-machine Usually-al- this-stago-  a wagonload of tubes of gas arrives  from the chemical depart ment, and a  preliminary filling is begun to seo  whether the skins leak at all nt the  joinings.  Wngonlonds of these tubes accompany every military balloon in the  field, whether it be of the "free" or  "captive" variety. In connection  with the factory, too, there are  schools of military photography anil  cartography, and in these branches  of military science young officers  qualify themselves for special service. '  GETTING RICH, BAD HABIT.  Millionaire Says Too Much. Money;  Is a Nuisance.  N. O. Nelson, of St. Louis, a millionaire aguinst his will, told a  Chicago audience tlieso things about  tho rich  and ��������� riches:���������  "Getting rich is merely a habit, a  bail habit. Wealth is a menace to  children and grandchildren who hatl  no hand in its accumulation. Thero  is no comfort in living in a mansion  with' half a dozen servants1. I saw  a $20,000 mansion tho other day.  built from tho proceeds of a .cotton  corner. It will givo the owner no  comfort and cost the livelihood of  hundreds of thousands of cotton mill  operatives.  "Try living with the poor. Hiro  a room for Sl.50 a week, and eat  10-cent breakfasts. It won't hurt  you. The microbes or disease aro  no more likely to harm you there  than in a stoam-hcated room, for  whicli you  pay $3 and $5     a     day.  "I have censed to take any dividends from our businoss. The employes all. get ' dividends,on -their  wages, amounting to from four to  ten cents. This goes' toward buying  an interest in the business nnd paying for houses, excepting th'i-eo-tenth's  of it. wliich is devoting to philanthropies."  Mr. Nelson built the town of Le-  claire, 111., and there conducts a  mammoth profit-sharing business  wilh his -1,000 emplovos. "  There aro now upwards of 100,000  volumes in the library at Windsor  Castle.  A movement is on foot to ��������� have  colonial marriages declared \'alid in  the United Kingdom.  "There's nothing like perseverance;  it wins in the long run." "Not always. Did you ovcr seo a hen on a  china egg?"  Typewriting has boen tabooed by a  Yorkshire registrar for legal documents, as it fades too quickly.  The- late Mr. Andrew Barlow, a  well-known Hampshire brewer and  philanthropist, has left iil.000 a  year  to  charities.  Beer in the United Kingdom contains 8 per cont. of proof spirit,  while tho lager beer of the continent  contains only 4 per cent.  One million five hundred thousand  pounds is invested in shows and  roundabouts in Britain. It is also  stated - that 70,000 peoplo are . engaged in tho business.  Mr. Shackleton,-M.P.. lias been advising   the  working  classes  to  tliink.  more~driiik_les^���������ahd_not To"talk~~so"  much about football.  METROPOLITAN PAUPERISM.  How London's Poor Figure in the  Population of 5,000,000.  The number of paupers in London  (excluding lunatics in county and  borough asylums, registered hospitals, and licensed houses and patients  in l.ho feyor and smallpox hospitals  belonging to the managers of the  Metropolitan Asylum District) on the  last day of-tho third week of February in 1005 and tho corresponding  week of February, 1UO-I, 1903 and  1902 shows the following figures:���������  Number of paupers (excluding above-  meiitioiied lunatics and vagrants):  1902, indoor 70,10.., outdoor '11,-  965, total 112,070; 190M, indoor  71,728, outdoor 43,876, total 115,-  014; 1904, intloor 75,223, outdoor  42,013, total 117,830; 1905, indoor  77,04, outdoor 49,670; total 126.-  831. Number of vagrants relieved on  the night of Friday in the week :  1902, men 886, women 181, children'  15, total 1,082: 1903, men 1,069,  Women 176, Children 7, total 1,252;  1904. man 1,053, women 172 children 3, total 1,997! 1905, men 9B6,  women 210, children 8, total 1,139,  Number of patients in fever and  smallpox hospitals (not Included in  number of paupera): 1903, 4,881; 1908  3,980; 1904, 2,454, 1905, 2,898.  The population ot London according  ������, Ito ottmm o( 19CU. waa 4,536,, 541.  The Midland Ruilway Company aro  proceeding rapidly with the work of  providing four sets of rails between  Leeds  antl  Bradford.  As a memorial to Nelson a new  massive oak pulpit, elaborately carved," witli brass Hand-rail, has been  placed in the parish' church at Burn-  hnmtho'rpe.  Knglnnd, as well ns Scotland, is  liaving its royal commission on  things ecclesiastical. Its subject is  ecclesiastical discipline, and several  meetings have been held under tho  presidency of Sir Michael Hicks-  Bench". It is stated that some of tho  extreme High church clergy, whoso  practices have been reported to, and  aro under investigation by, the com-,  mission, meditate a direct appeal to  the King.   : ���������  A remarkable method of adding to  his usefulness-is that adopted by tt  North-county English clergyman,  wlio.acts as dentist, to his parishioners. The '.reverend, gentleman can  draw teeth as capably as ho can  preach, and--it is said ho lias pulled  out over 2,000 tcetli in the course  of a long ministry.       '  The example of Glasgow has givon  a stimulus to the crusade against  tlio employment of barmaids in London and other cities. The census returns of 1901 showed that Ihero  wero 27,700 women behind the bar  counters in England and Wales, of  whom moro than 4,000 arc employed  in Greater Loml'on.  The quantity of beer calculated nt  the revenue standard of gravity  which was consumed in 1904 was  the smallest since 1890. The shrinkage In twelve months was 724,000  barrels of 36 gallons, and in two  years 1,019,000 barrels. This represents a loss to the Kxchcpier of  ������280,000 last year.  "I heard your wife wns on a leet tiring itour. How long has she been  lecturing?"- "Ever since wo were  married!)" -.-'.f  v r  ���������  t  TEE  GAMESTER  "Avi'icoiurtl" gasped tho corporal,  pointing, choked with tho dust of  tho long, whito road.  Tho lieutenant's horse stumbled  and limped worse than before. Du  Ucscuc swore nnd swung himself from  the saddle. The corporal, following  his ollicor's example, took tho reins  and brought tlio crippled horses together.  "They're done, lieutenant," said  he. "The farrier hns ruined better  animals   than  himself."  "The     bungling    fool!    And   forty  miles  to   Strasburg!   What  did    you  say lies yonder?"'.  "Avricourt."   "'������������������<,  "Then wo go  on foot.   Bring    tho  poor brutes along."  So together they clanked ovor the  stones .of the town and halted at  tho Tete d'Argent. Tiie landlord and  tho ostler mot them at the door,  bowing lower than usual when they  saw the hot and angry face of tho  young officer.  "Fresh horses!" ordered Du Ges-  cue,   pushing, past.  "Alas!   wt have none,   lieutenant,"  said  the landlord,  in a tone of des-  air.-;.        ���������'���������:���������-, '    ' '.-':."���������  "Then you must find them. On. tho  Emperor's service."  From the Window above came  Iaugfhter and ;..-'. a clinking of glasses.  The corporal had disappeared. Du  Gescuo turnod in the doorway, frowning. His mission to Marshal Mac-  Mahon wns urgent.  As he entered the houso the corporal appeared in the passage, and  saluted his  superior  officer grimly.  "Three horses in the stable, lieutenant,"  he said.  The landlord started at the sound  of his voice, and recoiled almost into  ,his arms from Du Gescuo's threatening  movement.  I "They belong to the gentlemen  who arrived this morning," ho stammered.  "Then tho gentlemen must lend  them.   Bring  them  out  quickly."  "They are not fit, m'sieur, on my  honor. They are worse cattle than  jours, and spent with overriding."  "Quite true, lieutenant," agreed  the corporal. "But with a few hours"  rest  they  will  take us on."  Lock the stable and keep tho key.  .Show me to a. room, landlord, and.  warn' your people that those horses  now belong to ,tho' Emperor." ��������� .  \ "Would 11" be "considered .over curious if one asked to. which"horses the  ictitenant. refers?", -asked.vat" smooth-  voice from the shadow of the stairs,  where a short, grey-bearded man  stood surveying the group with a  satirical  smile.  I speak of those in the inn-stable,  onsieur,"  said tho  lieutenant.   "To  horn    thej'   belonged   the landlord,  ,who  denied    them  to   me,  can     tell  ,V'OU."  .. The stranger bowed in reply. "My  name is Gaston Rame. The horses  l.TXe���������though I think you put it in thq  past tense���������mine and my friends.'  "Then, Monsieur Rame," the soldier replied, coldly, "I have need o������  them on State service. I am Raoul  Du Gescue, carrying despatches from  Paris."  "}n that case tlie orders of Stato  niist be obeyed, though I confess it  would havo affored me greater pleasure to lend my horses at Lieutenant  llu Gcsci'ie's personal request," answered Rame,  amiably.  "Your pardon, Monsieur Rame. I  >vill beg you now to lend them. A  'ong tramp in the dust and heat is  Productive of ill-humor."  "And the excitement ' of coming  oattlc not conducive to punctilious-  :ess. Yes, I know. The animals are  vours. It is fortunate for my friends  nd myself thnt we are about to  ''ine and that the landlord has made  10 preparation for other guests. It  lay procure us the pleasure of your  .ompany."  Du Gescue bowed' He accepted  Aghtly, inwardly congratulating him-  >t'lf on the prospect of a pleasant  nterlude.  "J.will take off some of .the dust_of  ho road and join you immediately."  ' Lieutenant do Gescue mounted to  iis room ��������� with quite affectionate  houghts of his courtly host and of  hc awaiting dinner. His bad temper htid passed; and when, a few min-  it.es later, a man entered with water-  an and clean towels, ho was looking  >ut' nt the sunset on tho hills and  '.imming gaily.  The servant, stood by  as  the  soldier unclasped his belt, and without  i, word took from his hand the sword  ind  sabretascho.   Du  Gescue paused;  ooked  at  him  curiously. . From    nis  Vell-oilcd head to his polished shoes  -he man  had  "valet"  stamped  upon  iim and "Parisian." With tho acjito-  'jiess of his class, too he noticed; the  ioldier's  expression.  | "My  master,   Monsieur  Rame,"   he  Jnentioned,      deferentially,     "ordered  ,ne to see that the lieutenant  rt a r'it-  id for nothing."  : ".Ah! that, explains. My th'ii'ukfi to  I'o.ur master; Your name?" ,isi:ol 'Ha  rescue, as tho valet relieved hiii: of  ;is  tunic.   r  ! "Antoine,-'lieutenant." The lmn  illed the basin and stepped back, to  he table, where ho busied li'ii't* ������.-?X  vith uniform and brush. The lieu-  cnatit revelled in the cool i well-  yntcr; it felt good after' thc heat,  ['iust, and *'fatigue; he splashed and  Sii'unted with satisfaction, giving no  urthcr thought to the servant bc-  jioath whoso hands lay tho despatches  o Strasburg, till the clash of a filling sword sturtled him. He turnod,  "ator showering from face and hair,  iust too lato to see M. Ramo's valet  lido sombthlng beneath tho couch  ,s he. stooped to pick up tho weapon.  [With an apology for his clumsiness  1 ntoino replaced it, and hastened to  and a towel to Du Gescue, upon  'horn suddenly dawned the inadvis-  ;*_iH1-y of placing confidence in a  '.range valet. Tlic lieutenant tlress-  '!.rapidly, assuring himself as ho  tickled on his aword that the packet  /as safe in    .the sabrotaschc,    and,  I"  preceded by Antoine,  clanked    down  the   stairs.  The room into. which the latter  ushered him was large enough to be  fresh and airy on a hot summer's  evening, yet not too spacious for  the comfort of a small party of  friends. There were two persons pro-  sent beside his host. One, a well-fed,  dark man, with black, prominent  eyes, a heavy jowl, and a trick of  frequently wetting his full, red lips  with  the  tip  of his tongue.  "Monsieur Mo3'er," said Rame. The  lieutenant bowed, idly speculating in  what branch of trade M. Meyer was  engaged. But the other person left  no doubt as to his lack of occupation. Dress of tho latest fashion���������  fair beard of tho latest cut���������white,  supple fingers���������solt, slow voice anil  movements���������proclaimed Baron Corlieu nn idler of the boulevards. All  three welcomed Du Gescue as an acquisition to . their party, and Rame  laughingly bade him discard atTairs  of State in favor of cold chicken and  Boaune, "for," he said, "care and  appetite are deadly enemies."  There was very little Du Gescue  cared for except gaming, love-making  and 'duelling, at all of which he considered himself an adept. ... Rame  quickly discovered it, and within ten  minutes had turned the conversation  into channels quite pleasing to his  guest. "He talked excellently; his  blue eyes twinkled; his tongue was  tipped with good-naturod sarcasm  and laughing cynicism. To the  young soldier ho was delightful. It  flattered him, though he would not  have owned it, that the man who  could give him twenty years at least  and knew -every capital in Europe  should treat him as an equal iti age  and experience. The wine passed  freely, too���������excellent wine���������-and0as  the lieutenant grew talkative and excitable Rame exerted his conversational talents more. Between them  they monopolized the' table. The  Baron and Meyer only joined in fitfully; it seemed to the guest that  their wit was a trifle forced. Meyer  especially was uneasy, and onco so  palpably interrogated Rame with a  lift of his eyebrows that the latter  was forced to invent a reply for the  lieutenant's benefit.  He was proceeding to covor the  contretemps by the narration of  some of his companion and a grisette  of Montraartre, when a' clamor and  a hoarse, angry cry from above  brought them all to their feet. For  a second thoy stood listening. Thero  was a scuffling of feet, and tho lieutenant, recognising the voice of Corporal Manette, mado a step forward.  Tlie others, as if his movement had  put lifo into them, crowded to the  door, hampering his attempt to leave  the'-rooini -They-heard' a swift rush  .of feet on the stairs, then curing, 'as  the coiporal lumbered down, with  spurs ripping the woodwork and  scabbard clanking..- Tlie.-tumult, passed, and Mi Rame, threw open the  door and let his friends out into.thc  narrow passage. It was loo late  to stop the two men. Du Gescue,  gazing after the - flying figures,  thought he recognised in tho foremost Antoine, the valet, and said  as much to name, who laughed and  shrugged his  shoulders.  "Then Antoine will have a good  drubbing if your corporal catches  him. I suppose you left nothing of  value in your room?" he added, anxiously.  "All I have I carry on  me."  "Good!.   Valots     aro   prying   folk;  the best are not to be trusted."  As they returned to tho room  Meyer touched name's arm. "Failed?"  he whispered.  "I suppose so," was "the savage  reply.  "'Then ?"  Rame nodded in answer, and called  aloud to tho landlord to remove thc  dinner and bring candles.  Du  Gescue looked at the clock.  "Gentlemen, pray accept my apologies,"  he said.    "Duty "  "Horrible word!" ejaculated the  Boron, with a shudder.  "Really, I am inclined to agree  with you," the soldier confessed;  "but it is  a potent one."  "You cannot travel on foot, lieutenant," cried Moyer; "and- tho  horses  will not  bo fresh enough."  "Thoy must serve, howover. Corporal Manette must follow if I do  not ovectake him."  "My dear Du Gescue," put in  Rame, quietly, "no doubt your man  will return quickly, however irate he  may be, and the horses will carry  j'ou farther for every hour of rest  they have now." ,  Tho lieutenant hesitated.  "It will bo a good investment,"  drawled the Baron, placing a pack  of cards upon  tho  table.  "Upon my word, you almost persuade mo."  .."We shall be delighted,", said  Rame, "but I .should not presume to  persuade."  Perhaps he knew that thc soft,  cosy light nnd the cards Corliou had  commenced to shuffle deliberately  would have greater influence than  any.words. He noted with satisfaction the indecision in De Gescuo's  face, .and the hesitating hand that  tugged at his moustache.  "Deuce take it;, I -believe you're  right, Rame/' the young man answered, after a pause. "At. any rate  I can make up for lost time,''and. it  would be as well to know what that  valet of yours has been, doing." .' .-'���������  -"Wisely decided! Now, just a* game  of ccai'te till he' returns."  Du Gescuo'-; sot down unsteadily  and, lifting'his gluss, drank.  "Eh? Brandy'.'" he said, looking  round.  "Yes," roplied Kame, indifferently.  "What is it like? We've finished all  the landlord's decent  wine."  "Oh, good enough. How do we  play?"  "You and Corliou, I thought, tie  prides himself on his ecarte. You  must toaCh him the game, Du  Gescue." *  "What's the lesson worth. Baron?"  Moyer laughed, playing with a second pack. "Twenty francs a game?"  "That is for Du Gescue to say,'-'  responded Corlieu, taking his seat,  opposite.  Tho lieutenant's eyes woro bright  with wine and excitement; his lips  parlod as ho watched the glazed,  green cards slipping easily through  lite opponent's flngera.  "Yes," said hc,   'what you like."  "Cut," answered  Corlieu; and    the  play began.  Both were line players, and the  cords ran evenly; neither gained  much advantage during the first half  hour. Then the limit was raised,  and they staked on points. Rame  watched the lieutenant closely, and  nodded to Meyer from time to time  to refill his glass. B'Jt presently the  brandy stood unheeded. Du Gescue  was dead to everything but the  game; a run ol luck was against  him, and his notes dwindlod to the  last.  Rame came gently to his elbow.  "Make mo your banker," he said,  softly, and slid a fresh roll on to the  table. The lieutenant took it almost  mechanically. "I propose," ho said,  playing. Tho Baron nodded, nnd  tho game went on. Higher rose the  stakes; tho faces of the players became strained and set. The clock  was upon the stroke of twelve and  had given the click that precedes the  striking of tho gong; Meyer crossed  the room, opened tho case, and stopped the pendulum. Thore was no  sound from without���������none from within but the sharp sentences of tho  players and the click of the cards.  Du Gescue had forgotten everything. The brandy numbed his brain  to all but the fascination of play.  With fixed eyes he stared before him;  his voice grew thicker and less  steady, with every deal. Rome's  purse had been soon exhausted, and  tho lieutenant was signing his name  to, slips of paper. Presently he stopped, his hand raised in the act of  cutting tlio cards.        / ;*'';������������������  "How much," he demanded, thickly���������"how niUch there?" nodding to  the-pile of paper before his opponent.  "Much do I owe, Baron?"  "Oh! only a few thousand francs'���������  twenty, thirty, perhaps," replied  Corlieu, lightly. "The luck's running your way at .last-"  The lieutenant gazed at him  drunkenly.  "Play you for it," he said. "Double it all" on the next game.".  "You're mad," cried Meyer, insolently. "Corlieu's the better player.  Leave it alone."  But Rame interposed. "Pooh!  take no notico of Meyer; he's drunk.  After all, why play any more?"  '.'I will play.. Baron, are you  afraid? Double what's there, if it  ruins me."  "Done!" replied Corlieu. "Cut!"  The lieutenant turned the card,and  picked up his hand���������the worst five  cards-he had hold that night, and he-  knew the game was lost. Three minutes later he dropped his last card.  "How  much?"  he muttered. '  ��������� "One hundred and ^fifty-six thou-j  c-id francs," the 'Bar,on__announccid.  There was deau silence.- The three  men watched Du Gescue closely, his  whole body . rigid. . Then^he' turned  his head and looked at them one  by one, a pitiful smile upon his lips  .Rame handed him brandy; he drank  slowly and dropped the glass from  his nerveless fingers in a blind attempt to replace it on the table.  "I didn't know���������it was���������so much"  he faltered.  "The fortune of war," Meyer murmured.    "I told you."  "Come, Du Gescue"���������Rame laid  his hand on tlie young man's shoulder���������"is    it so  bad  as that?     Next  time "  ."Thero will be no next time. It^s  ruin, Rame���������difhonor. I cannot  pay."     -  Mejer whistled. The sound stung  the lieutenant to the quick; his  white face flusihed. Corlieu had a  sneer upon his lips, too.  "I risked too much upon the last  game, it seems," he said, drily.  Rame spoke up in defence. "Baron  I will hear nothing against the  honor of my friend. Meyer, be silent. Think, Du Gescue, is there no  way? The next turn of tho cards  may  retrieve   everything.  "It .is easy to play for a stake  one does not possess," persisted Corlieu, mockingly. "You champion  him, monsieur, and Speak of honor.  Let us test it. I will, wager all I  have won against something Lieutenant Du Gescuo does possess, this  time. Will he have tho courage to  stake something he can lose? I play  ono hundred and fifty-six thousand  francs against���������the ' despatches to  Strasburg."  Tlie joldier started and half Jlrew^  his swordT But "Rame, close beside  him,  caught    his    hand and     firmly  grasped the sealed packet". "Two  points���������Game!" he cried in triumph  Tho lieutenant sat stupidly staring at the fatal cards���������sat as one  dead, only he swayed slightly. .Almost in fear they gazed at him, till  with ��������� a spasmodic gesture he thrpw  out his arms, sweeping from the  table everything within reach, and  buried his face in his hands.  Rame breathed a sigh of relief and  took the despatches from his companion.  "He's compromised, and will be  with us now," ho whispered. "Quick!  make a copy and seal it up agai:i "  Thc soldier stirred, and raised a  haggard face as Corlieu placed paper  and ink upon the table. Rame, knife  in hand, hold the packet to the light  of a candle, when ahurried step on  the stairs startled them.  The door wns thrown violently  open, and Corporal Manette, swo.-d  in liand, storn-faced and threatening,  saluted Jiis 'oflicer.  "The despatches, lieutenant," said,  he, presenting a blood-stained counterpart of the packet Ramo held.  Du Gescue looked round wildly.  With a choking cry he sprang to his  feet. Rame uttered an oath and tore  seals and envelope savagely.  "Blank, by Hoavon!" he cried, as  a few sheets of white paper fluttered  to the floor.  Tho corporal's eye took in the  whole scene and its meaning.  "The despatches, lieutenant," he  said again, sharply, almost . com-  mandingly. Du Gescue sprang forward with an operpowering sense of  relief and clutched them eagerly. At  the same time Meyer tried to; approach .unnoticed. Corporal Manette  turned -quickly.. "Ba-ck, .'.there! '���������':���������"' he  cried. "My - faith! With traitors  these are the only cards of play,"  and struck him full in the face with  his sword-hilt'. Rame forced a smilo  that was  half a snarl.  "You hold the best hand of the  evening, corporal," be said. "Tho  luck has turned at last."���������London  Tit-Bits.  pressed  the  weapon  back.  "Take him!" he whispered. "It  is ruin if you don't���������a debt of honor  unpaid! Your.; chance is equal to  his. ^yin! and retrieve to-night's  misfortune���������wipe it out entirely.  Win!   I tell you.    Stoke and win!"  His eager tone? fired Du Gescue's  clouded brain with hope. It was a  chance of escape. He hastily drew  from the inner pocket of his sabretascho the precious packet: but the  sight of the seals brought a sense,  however faint, of duty. He hesitated and half turned away.  Meyer laughed contemptuously.  Corlieu shuflied the cards, obviously  waiting.  "As I thought." he mocked. "He  will  risk  nothing,   Rame."  Du Gescue turned upon him, livid  with.fury and despair;, and flung the  despatches  upon tlie table.  "You lying hound!" he cried, and  staggered to  the chair.  Rame and    Meyer moved close    to I  CAIRO  A  PERPETUAL  SHOW.  Nowhere Else is There Such Color  and Such Contrast.  Cairo reminds one of an impressionist picture. It is so unreal; the  colors ai-e so unnaturally bright, and  the costumes and the manners of tho  people so dilferent from what we are  accustomed to. Tho scenery as well  as the actors appear to belong to  -another world. -For the- first few  days after your arrival you are satisfied to sit on the terrace of Shepherd's Hotel and .watch .the, noisy  restless, - ever-changing', crowd���������half  Oriental, half European���������that passes  back arid forth on foot, on horseback, . in carriages, oh camels and  astride, diminutive 'donkeys ."writes.. a  correspondent.  Every nation of the earth seems to"  be represented, and tho present  touches fingers with the past where-  evcr you may look. Under the glare  of an electric light yeu see venerable  Arab sheiks wearing tbe samo robes  and leaning upon the same sort of  staff that was used when Abraham  was a boy; and scribes with inkstand  made from the horns of cattle nnd  pens whittled from reeds sit at the  street corners and at the threshold  of thc post oflice, writing letters at  the dictation of patrons whose fingers have never been taught to frame  their thought in words.  Go a block from the most modern  of modern hotels antl clubs, and you  will come face.to face with stately  patriarchal figures in ample turbans,  long vests of Syrian silk and outer  robes of cashmere that seem to have  stepped out of an illustrated Bible,  and as the sun goes down you hear  the call of the muezzin from tho balcony of tho_ minarets, and devout  Moslems ~3rop on the pavement to  pray. Water carriers with the same  sheepskin and pigskin bottles that  were used by tho partiarchs rub up  against English grooms in top boots  and silk hats; sherbet and licorice  water and lemonade sellers, with tin  cans and brass cups, which they clink  like castanets, gossip with peddlers  of post cards and wax matches. Merchants, bankers, - lawyers, solders,  beggars, guides, policemen meet and  dodge each other.  Officials from the foreign oflice and  the treasury,  conscious of their     im-  and      responsibility,     and  the smartest of   modern  portance  dressed in  French tailoring, halt at the crossing to avoid an Egyptian lndy riding  astride upon a donkey with her, bare  feet In velvet slippers and hcr face  covered with a rusty black veil.  Syrians in long baggy trousers and  braided jackets; Bedouins in flowing  robes of brown and white stripes,  whose turbans indicate thc clan to  which they belong;,Persians with tall  caps of brown camel's hnir; Nubians  with faces as black ns coal; Egyptian  fellaheen in ragged blue shirts and  fozes of red felt;,Copt priests in long  black gowns like, those worn by  our judiciary and sharp-edged stovepipe hats; Englishmen in pith helmets an.d khaki suits; keen eyed Algerians in white robes, and representatives of every other, race nnd nation elbow one another os they pass  along, the sidewalk, talking with  nervous  gesticulations.  There is nothing like it elsewhere  in the world.: It is new and novel  to the oldest traveller, nnd ono must  ^ *l+4i**������*i*2****������***mM������<������*fc_  * IA  About the      |  ....House  English Pudding���������One-half cup of  molasses, one cup of sugar, one-half  cup of butter, two cups of flow, two  cups of sour cream, one cup of seeded raisins, one-half cup of currants,  one-qdnrter cup of citron, ono large  teaspoonful of soda, one small teaspoonful of cloves, ono small teaspoonful of nutmeg, one-half teaspoonful of Cinnamon, one und one-  half teaspoonfuls of lemon, ono  tablespoonful of vanilla, four eggs.  Stir molasses, sugar, and cream togother with the doda. Beat, eggs to  a light froth and add the Hour; lastly, molted butter. Stir hriskly fivo  minutes.    Steam three hours.  Corn Gems���������Coarse breads mado  from rolled oats, rolled wheat, whole  wheat, and cornmeal are vcry necessary daily foods. They keep the  lower bowel in healthy action. People who use white bread constantly  belong to tho class of people found  usually among dyspeptics, and that  other class having headaches almost  daily. If you use coarse or granulated cornmeal take one cupful of cornmeal and hglf a cupful of bread flour,  using the some quantity as given or  ordinary muffins. ';.  , Grape. Fruit -JPrcserves���������When eaten ]  grape-fruits are cut in halves, crosswise, well sweetened; with ganulaed  sugar, and the rinds are then ready  to; be preserved. First, clean out  every particle of the tough, inside  skins. Then grate the rinds edgewise  on a coarse potato grater. Soak  over night. Drain off the water and  boil until tender. Dram off the boiling water also and throw it away.  Make the syrup of two cups of sugar  to one ol- water and let it boil until  it begins to thicken. Add the grated  grape fruit rinds to the boiling syrup  and boil steadily for 20 minutes. The  Havor is delicious. It is economical  and good and keeps indefinitely.  Graham Mush���������With all tho many  varieties of breakfast foods, new and  old, cooked and uncooked, we occasionally return to a dish of plain  graham mush���������the bteakfast food of  my childhood. To he really good the  water, salted to taste, should be  boiling hard before tho-ilour is added.  This must be sifted in slowly through  the fingers and stirred constantly to  prevent i-imps. . If the mush cools  perceptibly, during- the .making,.'.! wait  a moment until it boils again and  boils hard or the mush will not be  so gi.od. Tlie stiffness of the mush  may. be:" .varied to suit individual  tastes. As it needs only to be cooked a few moments like "minute pudding," it is a "very satisfactory emergency dish. -  ��������� Lemon Pie Without Lemon���������Line a  pie tin. with pie. crust dough, prick  the bottom well with a fork to keep  it from hlistering, and bake. The  crust should be ready beforo beginning to make the filling. For the filling, beat the yolks of two eggs (saving the whites_for frosting), with  three-quarters cup" sugar-until-sraooth  then stir in 3 tablespoons' vinegar,  and add 2 heaping tablespoons flour  and stir until thoroughly mixed together; add 1 cup boiling water,  stir well, then set ovei' the fire until  it thickens, being careful to stir well  all the time to keop it from sticking  to the bottom. Now set it away and  let cool while you beat tho whites of  2 eggs to a stiff froth; add quarter  cup sugar and stir just enopgh to  mix the sugar in well. To the lemon  pie filling, which has been cooling,  add 2 tablespoons lemon extract, stir  well, then put into the piecrust.  Spread the frosting on smoothly and  set in the oven, on tlio top grate,  until a light brown. This filling  makes one pio and is very good. Most  people like it better than when made  of tho lemon, as it lias a more pleasant flavor.  Sweethearts���������Mako some nice puff  paste, roll out quarter inch thick and  cut out with'a heart-shaped cookey  cutter. Place in a pan, sprinkle with  fine granulated sugar and bake in a  quick    ovon.      When  dono,  tho cakes  _^l!lJiQ__of_a__fettth.ery_Jightness, and  of a pale bronze color. Remove thcm  from the pan, and when cold spread  tho underside of half tho hearts with  jellyor jam. Place a plain heart  on each (sandwich style), and press  together. Chocolate or other icing  may bo used instead of tho first named filling.  pickle after six weeks and drain for a  day or two before smoking. To  smoke use green hickory wood. Those  who like a flavor may add a few  chips of sassafras or juniper berries.  The smokehouse must be dark and  air-tight, except the chimney. This  should bo covered with wire mosquito  netting. The skippers which damage  farm cured meat most often attack  the meat in the smokejhouse. The  parent of tho skipper is a fly which  infests meat houses, but which may  be easily kept out by means of wire  netting and well closed framing.  After smoking until a light brown  is attained, wrap each piece of meat  in brown paper nnd inclose in bags  mado of unbleached muslin. Tie or  sew these securely, tlien dip the bags  for two minutes into a thick limo or  ochre wash, to which has been added  a littlo salt and somo liquid glue.  Tho water used in making this wash  should have been boiled. Instead of  bagging tho smoked meat, it may bo  packed solidly and. deeply in clean,  dry<6ats or chaff.  HINTS FOR THE HOME.  When windows arc dillicult tc? open  rub the cords with soft soap and the  sashes will run smoothly.  For a shampoo mixture make a  froth of good toilet soap, and when  lukewarm add to it the beaten yolk  of an egg and a dessertspoonful of  spirits of rosemary. ,'".',  When the hair splits it should be  cut by a good hairdresser and singed; Have this treatment carried out  at least once a month, and the condition of the hair will soon improve.  .To-keep sponges soft and white  wash them: in warm water; with; a  little tartaric acid in it; then rinse  Jn plenty , of cold wator. Care must  be taken hot to ppt too much tartaric acid, or the sponges will be  spoilt.  Borax water is useful for the toilet.  Make it by dissolving as much borax  as tho boiling water will take up.  Use a tablespoonful of this solution  in about one pint ��������� of boiling water  for washing tho hands at night.  A good metal polish may be made  as follows: Take half a pound of  powdered rottenstone, one pound of  soft soap, and one quart of soft  water; boil all together for half an  hour, and then set in tins for sue.  Apply with a flannel, and polish with  soft  rags.  Oil for clocks should be very pure,  and can be made so in this manner:  Put a quarter of a pint of lime-  water., to. a pint -j of- oil in a --bottle,  shake it well,' and let stand for five  days; then draw off the oil carefully  for use.  Fruit- Stains on Linen���������If applied  at once, powdered starch will tako  out, many kinds of fruit stains on  linen. It must be left on the stained  part .for. a -few hours, ��������� SO' that-- all  discolorationis absorbed by thc  starch.  S.AVE  T&F. .MOISTURE,.  Importance  of Forests Is    Beyond  Computation.  The rapidity with which a fresh,  brisk wind will dry clothes on the  fine is familiar to every housewife.  Almost intuitively one swings.in the  air-anything.' from, which one. wishes  to have a trace of moisture removed,-  like a piece of writing when one has  mislaid "the blotting-paper. From  the same principle it follows that  where land tends to dry too rapidly,  under the influence of constant,  breezes, rows of trees planted as a  windbreak may prove useful.  It  often happens    on great plains,  CATERING FOR A STEAMER  SOME  STARTLING FACTS    AND  FIGURES.  Enormous    Supplies  Required    On  An Ocean Liner for a  Round Trip.       ���������  Few people have any idea, said a  leading official of one of our great  Transatlantic steamship companies,  what a colossal business it is to  cater for a modern liner, which it  is no exaggeration to describe as a  "floating town."  Tho Celtic, for instance, has accommodation for no fewer than 2,-  859 passengers, to say nothing of  lier- crew, numbering 335���������a total  population of 3,194 souls. Tho  Kronprin-/. Wilhclm can carry 2,171  people, of whom J,651 are "passengers; while the Oceanic has ample  room for 1,(525 passenger, and a  crew of 450, These numbers will in  themselves suggest something of thle  scale on which it is necessary to  provide food for a double journey  across the Atlantic.  Leaving alone tlie stupendous figures represented by the Celtic lardor,  I wiil give you, in brief outline, some  idea of the mountains of provisions  you would have to lay in for the  voyage to New York and back of a  vessel carrying a couple of thousand  people on board, says a writer in  London Answers. To begin witli,  let us see to the meat supply. Of  beef you should allow 30,000 lbs.,  and of mutton from 12,000 fbs. to  15,000 lbs.���������the equivalent of about  sixty bullocks and, taking the larger  quantity  of  mutton,  A DROVE OF 250 SHEEP.  Thus we make a substantial start,  though our supply is not a pound  too much, to bo on thc safe side;  but, in addition to our beef and mutton, we shall want at least 10,000  Its. of Iamb and a couple of thousand pounds of pork and veal.  We shall have to enlist the services  of fifty pigs to supply us with' 5,000  lbs. of ham and bacon; and, to accompany our breakfast rashers, we  will appropriate part of the 34,000  eggs required for the ship's larder.  Let us now proceed to stock our  poultry-larder with 5,000 bind, of  one kind or another, of which' half  will be fowls, while tho balance will  be made up of ducks, goslings, pigeons, turkeys, pheasants, squabs,  quails, and so "on, the squabs and  quails alone numbering at least 1,-  200.  We. cannot get along without fish",  and of fresh fish of different kinds  we must purchase about a ton and  a quarter, or 2,800 lbs.;, of salt fish, .  2,000 lbs.; and about 12,000 herrings, or, say, twenty-four barrels.  Oysters will be in favor, we may be  sure, and of these we cannot do with  fewer than 16,000���������20,000 would be  a safer ^figure���������while of clams half  the nunio..- r.ill suffice, and to tfjsse  we may add 400 or 500 tins df sardines.     -  OUR SPACIOUS LARDERS.  deep down in the hold of the ship  are now heing rapidly filled; but  many very important contributions  are to come. The bulkiest of them  all and tlio most important are,  first, about eighteen tons of flour,  the equivalent, if it were all made  into bread, of more th'an 12,500  four-pound loaves; and, second, fiftv  tons of potatoes. As you see, we  sha'n't starve now if we step our  catering,   but     there  are  still   many  him,   one  on  each ��������� side,;  breathlessly   have   rsoen   the  strange  picture      for  waiting as the cards were cut. Du  Gescue's forehead,was wet with perspiration: his veins stood out across  it, throbbing; his hands shook' as he  dealt by  threes and twos.  "Cards,"   demanded  Corlieu.  The lieutenant's hand was good.  "I  decline,"  he  answered,   doggedly.  "I mark the kingl" replied the  Baron, smiling; and played. The  cards  fell   quickly,  "Throe points to Corlieu," Meyer  cried,   involuntarily.  Du Gescue breathed heavily and  clutehojT desperately at tho next  hand that fell to him. Ue cut���������a  four of hearts. Thc first trick was  swept to his opponent's side. He  drew the next to himself; and tho  next again was his. Ho played the  ton of. hearts, it fell to the knave;  the queen followed, and Corlieu, at  tho moment he played, stretched liis  other    hand   across   the table    and  himself to appreciate how unique and  fascinating  it is  SLAVE KING'S  SON-IN-LAW.  "Black Bill," tho oldest resident of  Fiji, has died at Lev.ul.a at thc ago  of eighty-Ki.\\ He was born a slave  on a plantation in one of thc Southern States of America in 1817, but  he ran away and got on board a ship  bound for llerwick-on-Tweed, . where  he- called himself William Berwick. A  Berwick whaling ship, on which he  sailed for the South Paciiic, was  wrecked on thc Samoan Islands,  where "Black Bill'' married a Samoan. He left Samoa fifty years ago  and went to Fiji, where King Cako-  bau gave hiin ono of his daughters  in marriage on condition that ho  acted as his interpreter and became  his  slave for  seven  years.  PRESEHV1NG   MEAT.  The old method of pickling meat in  a strong saltpeter brine is still very  generally used by farmers in putting  up their annual supply. This method  produces a strong fluvored, rather  dry and indigestible product. There  is a popular impression that saltpeter is a vcry powerful preservative  und that salted meat will not keep  without it. In fact, saltpeter ia not  a preservative at all. It is n strong  astringent, hardening the meat fibres,  expelling thenatural juices' and de-  crclising the nutritious qualities of  the meat. When taken into the hu-  muii body iti quantity, it acts as a  -powerful'-irritant' to the mucus membranes 'of the stomach, bowels and  kidneys. Tho use of saltpeter upon  meat is unnecessary und undesirable.  A much bettor and safer substitute is  creani of tartar.  To make a good, mild and wholesome moat pickle take tho following  materials for each 100 pounds meat:  Common salt 8 pound.-,, brown sugar  2 pounds, cream of tartar 2 ounces,  water 4 gallons. First boil the water for 15 minutes and then stir in  tho suit, sugur and cream of tartar.  Keop hot until all dissolvedj Let tho  pickle  cool   boforo   using.  Puck the cut meat as solidly as  possiblo in a clean barrel. Place the  larger pieces at the bottom. No  piece sho.nld measure over 0x12 Indies. Pour on the cooled pickle and  completely cover the meat. Cover  the barrel tightly and set away in a  cool, dark, dry place. I'ho meat may  remain in the picl<lo until wanted for  use.   If to bc smoked,, remove   '   where the   natural    precipitation     is | Hems to  add.     Of sugar to sweeten  hardly up to the needs of agriculture,  that extra fresh evaporation,  due   t������  prevalent    high    winds,   still  further  accentuates the difficulty.     In     such  conditions the "sholterbelt," or windbreak,   illustrates     anew    the maxim  that     "a     penny saved is a    penny  earned."  The elTect of thc wind in increasing  the evaporation of water surfaces has  long been known.   Recent experiments  show  that  it is  the samo with     the  moisture of  the land,  and that   soil  several  hundred  feet    away  from     a  windbreak      dries     up  half as      fast  again  as  tliat near    by���������a  difference  not      wholly     accounted   for  by  the  greater shade.    A' lake  in  the woods  will-evaporato~only-half "as "fast- as  oiie in the open.  This is by no means the only advantage of the lines of trees which  form so conspicuous a feature of  many European landscapes. Orchards  need protection against tho gales  that often accompany the summer  storm. Gardens are moro successful  when thus surroundod. Domestic animals, moro dependent than man on  nature's moods, derive great benefit  from any tempering of the extremes  of  boat  ami  cold.  The economic importance of forests  in regulating thc flow of streams is  beyond computation. They prevent  wind nnd ��������� water erosion, and thus  allow the soil on hills and mountains  to remain whero it has formed, a  natural sponge nt the source of the  watercourses.  "It is the amount of water that  passes into the soil," an expert says,  "and not the amount of rainfall,  that makes a region a garden or a  desert;"  ���������    *"- f~���������  -*  A .BORN SCAPEGRACE.  A good mother naturally wishes to  see her own truits reproduced in her  children. Mrs. Babson, said to her  son:  "Now, Tommy, I want you to be  good  while I am-out."  "I'll be good for a nickel." was  Tommy's modest offer.  "Tommy," said tho mother, "I  want you to remember that you cannot be a son of mine unless you are  good for nothing."  ONE REQUEST.  "Our society," said the prison visitor, "is anxious to help you. Is  there anything you'd like us to secure  for you?"  "Well," replied the convict. "I  would like to have permission to in-  from' vent a Hying machine and use it."-  the voyage we shall want four tons  and a half;-of tea about 13 cwt.,  and of coffee at least a ton. The  milk alone for our 'double voyage  would weigh 8,000 lbs., and ' the  jams and marmalade will turn the  scale at two  tons.  I h'ave not by any means included  everything we ought to supply, but  I liope I have given you some idea  of tlie principal contents of our  larder; and on a vessel equipped on  this scale you may safely take a return-ticket for New York, assured  that neither you nor any of your  fellow-passengers will bo in danger  of starvation.   A iter _ gr.asjiing these_ figur>js_you_  will scarcely be surprised to learn  that your vessel will carry at least  1,000 tablecloth's, 14,000 'serviettes,  4.000 knives. 5,000 forks, and,  roughly, 0,000 spoons; or th'at during the twelve dnys you are at sea  a thousand tinnblers and a couple of  thousand plates will probably bo  broken.   4   LIVE FOR ONE DAY ON'LY.  Don't worry. It is neither manly,  helpful, or business-like, and no  good ever resulted from thc habit.  Worrying can be overcome by exercising the will-power. People of sensitive minds worry ovcr Mime trivial  and thoughtless remark, and dwell  upon it till it is magnified into a  grievous nnd intentional insult. Past  errors, antl a gloomy antidilution of  calamities to come are other forms  of the unwholesome habit.  One of the best ways to deal with"  the many real causes of anxious  thought is to bc content t/b live just  a day at the time. With that rich  wisdom which Sydney Smith could  command, hc advised us to tako  short views of life. Each day is an  entity in itself. It is rounded off by  the gulf of sleep; it has its own  hours which will never return; it  stands separate with" its own opportunities and pleasures. John Wesley said he would as soon steal as  worry���������each was equally a sin. And  to worry is wasteful, foolish, and  wicked.   ���������   HIS  GOOD  I'OINT.  Binks���������"You don't seem to lake to  my little boy. He hns some mighty  fine points."  Spinks���������"Yes, there's one thing  about him that any father should bo  thankful for."  Binks���������"Ah! Thought you'd acknowledge it.    What is lil"-  Spinvs���������"He's n.ot a  twin."  '���������v' ���������'.  ^.^~m*���������.**ert*���������~-*M*msii������amr;>m2a:  issSZ3Si2SSjmmi&lSUB3ii  i___K___ffi________a_i  m i'W  HOT  j_%-  Items that interest you at this time of  the year.      We aim to have the best values.  We stand behind everything we sell.     If   not   as   recommended,   your   money,   back  Goods that please at Lowest Prices.  Come in and, look our Goods over.  I? i Summer Costumes and Skirts  Ladies' Blouses  White Silk Washing Blouse.  Ladies' Whitewear  Marked at Clearing Prices.  Ladies' Under Vests  $1,  /.v  Three for 25c.    Other Prices 25c, 50c, $1.00  and $2.50 each.  Ladies' Hosiery  A Nice Line of Summer Hosiery,  ���������  ^ ��������� Children's Dresses f  ��������� Misses' ancl   Children's Dresses, Baby  Robes   $  " ��������� and Long Dresses. 4>  jf ! Millinery !   Millinery !! %  ���������Ttp I Trimmed  Millinery and Ready-to-Wear Hals   ������  ���������&&. X at Special Prices.  C^r  MEN'S WEAR DEPARTMENT  Summer Suits  $12.00 Suits���������selling now at $S.oo.  Flannel Pants  Regular Price $3.50���������NTow .$2.50.  Men's Shirts  Colored, Soft Fronts, at 75c.  each.  Men's   Stiff Front Shirts, a large variety. "  Men's Negligee Shirts selling now at Goc.  Men's Underwear  Men's   Balbriggan   Underwear selling now at  45c. per Suit.    Boys' Balbriggan' Underwear.  Boys' Suits  Boys'   Summer   Suits   in   Linen,   Duck  and  Stripe Cotton���������beautifully cool.  ���������>'ift  M  it  Y   AS4*  ���������   BESS*  A   f/-385������  *#  ��������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������^������������������������������������e-*-*^*~*^^4>*~^^ ���������������������������������������������, ������������������<>*-*���������������������������������"��������� ������������������������������������������>-���������������<���������������������������������������������"*��������������������������������������������� ���������<>*<^^**"<^^^   ^������g  ^fe-  FIN  #  Our Stock in this Department was never so well assorted  as at the present.    Ladies'Oxfords at $1.50.    Ladies' Street Slipper  $1.25���������Ladies' House Buskin .Slipper   at  $1.00.      Children's and Baby Footwear���������We  make  a  specialty of this Department.  maaaaa********************  Spots  ~*i  a  and Stains  Are made   by >o  main'  different agents.  WE  HAVE A CLEANER  ~ ���������  -.which   is   excellent  for,  t2_Wfr out any of llicso  spots.    It is  put  up  in  2.5c. Bottles and easy to  use.  CANADA DRUC & BOOK CO., Ltd  >*���������������**���������*****������������������***������������������������������������������  Died  McGregor���������At Kevelstoke, on Sunday. _liiy2Sth, Danier McGregor.  Anderson���������At Revelstoke un. Monday, May _9th, Henry. Anderson.  a"ed 41 years.  LOCALISMS  Mrs.    Dr.    Graham   is   visiting  at  Kamloops.  C. \R.  Skene,  of   Kamloops,  was a  visitor to the city this week.  Dale's famous English Opera Singers  tomorrow night at tlie  Opera House.  Don't forget the  Shift Waist Dance  at the Opera House Tuesday evening.  ,���������on���������Monday���������on���������a  Toronto   and   cither  ���������e.-S.-Dc-nl-lc-fi  holiday trip lo  eastern points.  Dr. Graham i.s in charge of Dr.  Sutherland's practice during the  Utters absence east.  Rev. C. McDifirnml will conduct tlie  services in Knox Church on Sunday ut  11 a.m. und 7:30 p.m.  Reinemher tomorrow night, the only  Opera Company on the toad tliis  season, at the Opera House.  Geo. S. McCarter left on Monday  011 fjt . buami's* trip to Trout Lake,  returning la-si evening.  Come and enjoy yourself at the  Shirt Waist Dance. Opera House.  Tuesday evening next���������'tb cents.  J JA new S10.000 opera liouse will he  opened tonight at Banff hy the W. IS.  Sherman dramatic company.  Remember- Dale's famous Knglish  Opera Singers will be at the Opera  House tomorrow, (Friday) night.  Mr. Kennedy, millwright of the  Munday Lumber Co., has Leased D.  McCarthy's house on Third streot.  J. W. McCallum, of Salmon Aim,  -was a visitor to the city on Monday.  He reports everything nourishing at  that point.  AV. "YV. B. Mclnnes was sworn in on  Monday at Ottawa as Coinmissionei'  for the'Yukon, He will proceed to  Dawson at once.  D. McCarthy has received the contract for tbe building of another storey  to H. J. Haiibury's restaurant on  First street.  Mr. and Mrs. Percy Lewis, of AVinnipeg, aie in tlie city on a month's  visit to the former's patents, Mv. nnd  Mrs. T. Lewis.  Howard Douglas. Superintendent of  the National Park, Bai.fV, who has  been visiting the mammoth caves near  lloss Peak this week, returned home  yesterday morning. '  You will regret il. if yon fail to hear  Dale's Knglish Opera Singers, at the  Opera House tomorrow night.  St. Pel er's Church Talent Society  purpose holding a social on lho lawn  at tbe Rectory on June 27th.  Mrs. Thos. Lewis will receive on  Wednesday, Tune 7th, at hei-resideiice  011 Kirst street, iu honor of -Mrs. R. F.  Lewis of Winnipeg.  Dale's Knirlish Opc>r.'i. Shi.;.;, \rill  appear in tbe Opera House tomorrow  (Friday) evening. Plan at tbe Canada  Drug and Book Store.  lifakeiiian Marry Armstrong had  bis left band pinched wliile in the performance of hi.- duties 011 Monday,  resulting in the los   it his thumb.  Arrowhead will hold ils annual celebration on Dominion Day, arrangements are now being made for tbe  successful carrying out of the same.  R. M. R. Company Five held one of  their popular dances in the drill ball  last night. There was a la rue turn  out and an enjovable time was soent  by all.  Hon. AVm. McDou^nU. oue of tbe  few surviving fathers ot Confederation  died 011 Monday at I1H home in Ottawa.  Jio at one time refused the Governorship of British Columbia.  The will be a meeting of the Amateur Dramatic Club in their rooms.  Lawrence Hardware Block, tonight at  eight o'clock. A full attendance of  members is leipiested.  Tbe   Ladie-s' Aid   of   St.   Andrew's  Church purpose holding an apt011 sale ,  0.11 the Manse grounds on Tuesday the  _0th  iust. and an  open air conceit at  .! he. sainc. placejn the evenjtig.   ;   Tbe regular weekly open air band  concert will take place tomorrow  ovening from the band stand Mackenzie avenue. The boys will turn  out in their new caps and uniforms.  Ar. tiie Kpwotih League meeting on  Monday evening Uev.' XV. 0. Calder  gave a very interesting address 011 the  1 l'i: and work of John Knox-the Scot:  lish Reformer. An instrumental trio  added to the brightness of I he evening.  Xext Monday evening the meeting  will be addressed bv Deaconess Marion  Adair, who graduated recently in  Toronto.  STORE  Tlie HOTTEST DAY finds  our store cool and pleasant to  come to.  OUR SODA and FOB ORKAM  PATtLOFi, is a delightful place,  always neat, clean and attractive.  OUR TOK CRUAM needs no  further recommend .as to its  PURITY and QUALITY than  the first dish, TRY IT.  Walter  Bews,  Phm. B.  DRUfjalBT AND STA'I'IONKll.  Next to the I-I tunc Illock.  Prompt Attention To Mall Orders  The funeral of the late D. AV. Stevens will take place tomorrow at Kamloops. Thc remains left Rull'alo on  Sunday in charge of a committee of  six membeis of the Trainmen's Brotherhood in attendance at th e convention. , - -  '  .1. .1. Langstall'e left last week for  the Coast to accept a position in oue  ol the pi inl cries there. Mr.- Langstall'e started the fii-s.t newspaper in  the JjirrU-ji!!, tlio " Trout F.ike Topic."  The Herald wishes bim prosperity  iu his new home.  Al. the Methodist church on Sunday  Rev. C. II. M. .Sutherland will preach  in tbe. morning on "A Prayer tlmb-  Prevailed,'' and in tbe evening on  "Preparation for a Revival." The  Sacrament, of tin: Lord's Supper will  be administered at the evening service.  The funeral of the late Henry Anderson, of Camborne, who succumbed  to typhoid and pneumonia at the hospital Monday nig'r.t. took place yester-  dav afternoon under tbe direction of  Selkirk Lodge. So. 12. 1. O. O. F.. of  which Order decea-ed was a memher.  Kd. Coming's residence on Fourth  Street is about completed. The foundation is stone. Tlte house consists of  S rooms with a lartre kitcheu, cellar,  etc. AVlien Hnibbf-d it will b<; one of  the fii.vit residences in the city.  AV. A. Jroote is the contractor.  Tbe AVoodnjen of t he "World were  At Home to a number of their friends  la.st Fiid.iy ev.-ning in Selkirk Hall.  A vhort ])io_graiiinie of vocal and instrumental musi" was given, fullowed  by a dance. rii-freMiiiients were al-o  served, The AVoodinen are excellent  entertainers.  -���������T)n 11���������McGregor. bus_ driver_ fur_ the.  BUSINESS .LOCALS.  City Hotel, died a! the hospi'al on  Sunday from pneumonia. Deceased  was between iA) and ft0 years of age  and was a native of Brampton. Grit.  He was well known in thi.s district  and at Kaslo where he resided for  some time. The funeral took place on  Tuesday.  icbes, lnturn-  e    Crow's  coast .ur. AVhyte will ni.'ik,- .  tion of the Koolenay biaucbt  ing to AVinnipeg over lh  Nest road.  A special train conveying a number  of American Senators and Congressmen to tho opening ceremonies of the  Portland inhibition, passed through  Revelstoke on Monday. Tbey spent  a. few days at Banff enjoying the  beauties of the National Park. After  spending a time at Portland the party  will proceed to the Phillipines in connection with government matters.  Supt. Kilpatrick accompanied the  parly as far as Kamloops.  AVe direct the attention of our readers to t.he announcement in another  column of a. public meeting tonight  in the city hull for the purpose of taking steps "towards the organization of  11 Y. M. C. A. in Revelstoke. There,  is nothing needed more in this city  today than an institution of Ibis kind  and il, is hoped the meeting will bed  representative one anil lhat something  definite, may result therefrom.  William Cranston's opera company  began a I wo weeks' engagement at lhe  Winnipeg Aiiditotiuin lasl. week. Tbe  opening piece, was Sousa.'s "KI Ca pilau," nnd tbe company producing it is  said to lie one of the. strongest musical  organizations that- has visited the west  in years.' ..'Tho company has a repertoire of a score of pieces, many of  lhem the latest metropolitan successes..  The company will probably visit Kev-  elstoke boiiic time iu Julyt  See J. C. Hutchison for TCK.  Smoke Brown's IU'niqr������^Ci������-ar.  * .  Seed Potatoes  for Salo apply to T{.  Tapping.  WANTED���������A dining room girl, apply  at ILekalu office. "    ���������  EOOMS TO RKNT"5n the Tapping  Block, apply to R. Tapping.  Glass Extractors. Vve. and 15c. each,  at C_B._J-f.tiine &��������� Co's-  Montserrat lime jiir.ee in pint and  quart bottles, at C. ii. Hume & Co.  Smoke Bi-ow_i's "SpesiaS"  Cigar.  Private Funds to loan on Real JSslatc  Securities.    Apply-to J. M. Scott.  Call at C. B. JVume fc Go's., for Oilcloths, Linoleums and AV.U1 paper. .  Smoke brown's " frSarca  VueSta "Cigar.  Carpets ! Carpets! ! Carpets ! ! 1 A  choice selection at C. B. Hume fc Co's.  Go-Carts ������t reduced prices at llowson's JTurnituic Store, large assortment.  Bargains for Friday and Saturday,  Glass Persei-vy .Dishes otic, each, at C.  B. Hume fc Co.  Car load rrX furniture just unloaded,  at Howson's, large assortment of Ptxv-  lor furniture-, -a  A choice lot of Lace Curtains just  ar-rivecl.^calA_a._(llinspect thorn beiore  buying. CJii. STxime fc Co.  TO UI'INT���������A Store on Mackenzie  Ave,, ceutialiy located. Apply to  Mrs. AV. J, Loo.  Iron beds 'inn!  take the lead,  Store has thent.  Iron   frame   sptings  Howson's   Kuriiitiiie  J;'OR SALK���������A House and r.o!. situated alongside railway, opposite  'Long's Brewery. Apply'lo August  Grannat.  Oieyeles repaired and cleaned at W.  Smythe's,  i;exr-'Dr.   M>. L'.oi'*   bo   full stock (>;' tires, all kinds Dunlop  aiidM. and XV.  ���������Organist Wa.nted for Methodist  Ohnrch���������Send appiical inn-, 10 \\\  Bews. st'a ting. salary ex peeled. - - A p-  plieatiolis received until .June .Oth.  Now tbat the hot weather is coming  on, yon need awnings for your .south  windows, better order I ln'm at mice  from L. A. Fietx.   Also s-i ecus etc.  Bicycle fitting!*, wheelh wpairfd.  full stonk of saddles, tires, i-bns aud  bicycle Tamp...' A<<enl, for Ibe fainou .  Cleveland' whi.-f-l $05.00, .Rambler 2nd  grade  ?t,i:,Mb.-.~*VV.  Smythe.  ��������� ��������� ICFA TCK! delivered lo all parts  of the city a-hy time of the day in any  ipiantity apply l.o .1. C. llnttib'tsim.  Orders left at the Lawrence J lard wai e  Store promptly filled.  MOTSCE.  South African   War   Land   Grant   Act.  (illANTSot Limi madi* t-������ YoIuiiLcimq, tlieir  hull*:, m avians, uintai iiillioi iLy of tin*, Act. tne  subject lo the condition tluu<Mieli lam! .t-li.ill liuvu  lici'ii suloclert by Hit* fii.intci������*i on m lmfniv Lhe (inL  day of July, HHtf. Notiuu i-, Lhoicforc, licifhy  j;i\i'n lli.it aiipltaatii'iN U\v such lantlh miiblbu lilud  al a (imoimiKJul OiKcu h> that date.  11. V. (tllKKN,  Cliief_Cotuin������-''*:o������'1i' of Lamls, ^ Worts.  LamK and Woiks Puprntnient,  Victoiia, IJ. C, iClh M.iy,ir'0,l, lm  ORE  Manning's  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  Me-Specials j  There are   three   lines ���������  we aie almost ont of and J  till I bey  are  disposed  of ���������  we will f?ive a good pi ice ���������  on them. a  GRAPHOPHONE  We have only one left  but it i.i ju������t tbe ri^ht  hi'/,e for house use.  Itij^ht price and easy  terms.  EXPRESS WAGONS  Only two left. $L50  AViikoii for $:U)0, S3.G0  Wa^'oii for -$2.00.  MAGAZINES  A number of back  copies, three for 25c.  Red Cross Drugstore  Oro.  B.  U_a.ti_,   I'kop.  Bring   Us  Your  Proscriptions      ���������  MONEY ORDERS ISSUED  3  . G.EOBGKE  jpressmakimg  apartment  6  MISS AGNES HELENE, late  of Dry sth Ic, Stevenson, Ltd.,  is taking charge of this Department. She is a lady of large  experience in thc East and also  on thd Pacific Coast. Any  orders trusted in her hands will  bc executed in the latest and most  approved fashion.  Satisfaction Guaranteed before  the work leaves our premises.  /~t  Qivq Us  a  . GEOHGB  *#  t7he gurning Question  Whether   voo orderi   your    wood   now  ana tiave'it "driecl fo-'\o������~wh<;n~yoi.'neea.--'  it, or order it when you need it and have  it-grccn," mow-is'tho-time -to- place   your  orders. - ; .    -. ^   -. ���������   ���������        ���������       ���������  HOW TO R13A01TyT7S-BymaiI,.by Telephone, by calling at'the office.      l     \   ',.  ' PRICKS- -1 load $2, 5 lo*ads"$8.50r 10 loads,-..  $15.���������Delivered.  gowman JL\umber Co.  Jumitbd: 1  -i~*^,*t.*-  'i. A'.e\  20   PER   CENT.   DISCOUNT   ON   ALL   PURCHASES  ���������    , Of Hats and Caps, ,Gloves,'Mitts,  Shirts, Blankets,   Underwear,   __  ; Miickin.iws, Clothiiig:, and  all   Furnishings, Men's, Women's and  Children's Rubbers and Boots.  Have reaioved from my old quarters, near Depot, to'Fretz' building   ���������  -   First Street, West  E. J.  BOURNE,  First Street  J.G. Macdonald  THE UP-TO-DATE CLOTHIER.  **************************  ������ $6:50,  <h_o*n    ������������������^ ELGIN OR WALTHAM  S\}XJ/4JESp^P%S^X *-02.   SOLiD   8ILVERINE   CASE   ---_-,  Mffy^^f ���������*~ _^itj_5>.V fJ(Mt Rn() Himp-prortf, filled vrilh thr vtry bc.t vvw ir+rl+d Elgin or  Walthim rntivemrnt, Moir-w'tnd and mm, antl nb.olutelj cusrantccd  fur A ye*t*,. ANo ������' beautiful chain with etch w*tch for tb* next 30  iU/t. All cmniuVtc, $4.30. Atclni b bellevfnj. Cul ihii oitl and  itenJ it to u_, wllh ytnir N. m*, PoM OBtc������ ������n������l Eipre^* Officr Addr***,  ������nJ wc will mmd thn W������tch and Chain to jou for ������x������mirution. IT ytm  finil ll ni reprewnlctl, pay Agent the amount and cxpi"t!������ ch*rje^������. nnd  WRlchand Ctutln nre ynurn. If you w_di to *ave payinj; ih> expre9>i  chnrjjrh wnd !rt the fuWAiaount, and we will forward to yoti Watch and  Chain by m nil, nH clmrjres prepaid." If youonlrr CO.' X * t!������|wll.of 60 cent. li������ required ,a������ a matter of Rood fatlh, which amount  will bo detlutlcil  from yout Mil.     Ontrr ai  once, ��������������������� Ihii olTer may nol  appear again,     When ���������wi.tinfr mention this paper.'  E. WAQNER & CO., 163VCordova St.,.Vancouver, 3. CJ  If You Don't Keep Cool These Hot  Days, the Fault is Not Ours.  We have all sorts of things for Summer wear  bought and brought here for your comfort. You can.  certainly keep cool if you wear our clothing.  Ottr soft and Thin Shirts, our Thin Underwear,  Hosiery, etc., our Straw Hats" and all sorts of Thin  Toggery are at your service.  We believe we have all the good things in Summer apparel that will outfit any man from head  to foot, and will be pleased to have you drop in and  inspect our large consignment.  Our prices won't prevent you selecting exactly  what you want.  THE UP-TO-DATE  CLOTHIER.


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