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Regular $10 Skirt for $7.25.  This line is a mixed lot of Soft and Stiff Hats, Regular Fiice  $2.00 to $3.00., You can pick one  for���������$1.00.  A swell line of Fedoras and Soft Hats in novelty Shape.  Hat in this line woith less than $_.00.   Get one   while  you  can  32.50., .**' ������  WILL MANUFACTURE  STUMP BURNERS IN B.C.  Local  Company  Formed to Purchase the Patent Rights for  this Province, of Mr. Edward Adair's Stump Burning  Deyice���������Will   Revolutionize the Clearing of Land���������Can  be Manufactured at Little Cost.  A company to be known as the B. C.  Manufacturing Co. is  being formed in  itEN'S  \ Your' choice  to   buy "a Fall  Haf is  _ * -' *��������� '      _       -'       J '    -   ,r tt '      <>  Now. "'Here is a Serviceable Hat for^Fall  ,r    % . -*     P. SS -   ' \   -.    "r ��������� -" '"  Wear,  invDa_k. "Green,   Navy," Black  i ' ��������� ���������* l .  , t.������  Grey.i-'-W/seU'them^e^eryr^day. at������������5c:r~  "Take your,choice-for one7at'3'5C- - V _/ *1\    V-,*.-'"   -      -** J  -.it . ��������� -, "���������*��������� ,i-">< " '���������������.- -.'   ,"**---' -t   ft'- - ' ���������*'  *?'*���������,   V* .. -t      /  i-'������v '-*<'-Az '"**���������, '*���������'     J^J~     J  '., *.''   i '    ' . -  GEOCimiSS  .OUR LONG SUITE. .1  o���������    A t  -  would be a very ��������� odd  thing  could  ask -us ->for."-if.  you  we did  not  have  in stock.  New Delicacies, new Fancy  i- *- v j  Groceries constantly arriving.    If you are not able to  come to the Store yourself,  have our man call or telephone your order.  Our,Best Attention... 0'ur'Groceries** are, always fresh and  ,   e - c' t    r ���������*,       ,  It will  receive  wholesome.  . Please Let Us Take Your Next Order.  NEW SHOES  FOR FALL���������Our New  Styles are coming in  every day. -  Slater Shoe  For  Solid   Comfort  For a good Fit.  For Neatness,  Style  Slater Shoe  - , For Wear, Quality,  and Economy, are  the leaders.  WE ARE   HEADQUARTERS FOR THIS LINE OF SHOES  the city this week, with a capitalization of $75,000. The company is pui  chasing .torn Mr. E. Adair, the patent  rights for his stump "burning device  for the province of British Columbia.  Next week the company will place on  the market 30,000 shares of stock at  half par value, 50c. per share���������the par  value'being $1 per -share.  The stump burner has been tested  both here and in Vancouver with  marked success, as the following extract from the Vancouver Daily World  will show.  . There is an immense Held in British  Columbia for their introduction and  in the course of a couple of years the  stump burner will be found in every  corner of tbe province clearing rjp the  fertile valleys. - There are thousands  of acres of land in the innutneiable  valleys ."scattered throughout* B. C.  from east to west aud from north to  south that when cleat ed and producing will supply the fruit and vegetable  markets of the world.Vnd the Adaii  Stump Burner will do the work cheaper and more satisfactory than can be  done by any other means. ��������� The burner is fully protected by patents in Canada. and������ the;- United States,' and the  device is so simple that it will be found  ��������� t tt     1 1 ^.  impossible to infringe the patent either  here or across the line. Manufacturing  plants ^will _be greeted   in   different  parts of the province.^ 'Already ordeis  are  coming  in*for them fyoiii parties  who.'have  seen   their > operations/in  -Vancouver. " Th'e?"_ollbwii������g���������isV"_rom*'  theVancouver Daily' Woi Id: ' "'*, 4*'  /'In the * Wednesday, issue of The  World; reference was .nade^to a"*new  device for'burning ldg*Jstumps*i-which  was exhibited on Thuisday afterroonr  A representative fiom The"'World  accompanied the inventor > to the"  Cemetery load, near*- 10th avenue,  where the contuvance was at work.  The plan is so exceedingly simple and  inexpensive, shows such promise in  1 educing the cost of clearing land, and  is so ingenious in evei y way that its  prospects appear remai kably encouraging. "- , , ' .���������,"-.'  * Mr. Edward Adair, tbe inventor and  patentee, is a well known mining man  trom Revelstoke. ^'While engaged in  attempting to get rid of the debris in  his mine at a not unprohibitive piice,  the idea struck- hira of employing a  device somewhutsimilnr in appearance  to a stove, that<.would"dispose of the  refuse thoroughly and cheaply. From  this stove evolved the present invention. Mr. Adair claims that by the  contrivance, of which we submit a  picture,1 the woik of stump-burning is  simplified and cheapened.  Nobody who has ever tried to rid  their hind of stumps can help but welcome the invention which, so far as  can bs-judged -at���������present,���������serves' its  purpose admirably. Flies usually,  after kindling, rapidly consume the  drier or more resinous poitions of the  stump and roots,, and then die out  when the wetter portions are reached  and tbe damp chari ed wood then foi ms  a hindrance to subsequent* kindling;  besides which, the u 111 estramed (lie,  especially if a breeze springs up, is  liable to ignite and spieud to adjacent  brush, where it may get beyond  trol and cause . erious damage.  con-  Mr,  Labor Day Dance.  ' Arrangements have been completed  for the dance to be given under thc  auspices of thu Independent Band on  the evening of L,ihor Day in the  Opera House. Thu band boys should  be greeted on that occasion with a  ctowded hall.' Throughout the summer they have heen en tot tain ing lhe  citizens with weekly open air concerts,  besides giving their services, gratuitously, frequently to local entertainments, and it is Ihe least the citi/.ens  of  Revelstoke  can do to show theii  Adair proved conclusively on  Thim. I appreciation of the   band's efforts by  day to a keenly  critical,   yet  highly J attending  the  dance  next    Monday  interested audience," that" the grave  disabilities at any rate "are removed by  his furnace. Generally,'the work is  also largely dependent on the weather  conditions, and a stump may be well  ignited and be, burning out quite  satisfactorily, when "a rain storm will  quench the fire and the aork will have  to be recommenced under unfavorable  conditions. As the illustration shows,  the device to overeomovthfese difficulties consists of a cylindrical furnace of  sheet-iron, which t covers the stump  that ia-to be burnt, while an ingeniously constructed smokestack lets out the  smoke and regulates the draught, thus  lowering or raising the heat, as requir-  ed. The question of poi lability has  been carefully considered. The following table shows the weight rof the  furnace, which will burn stumps of  various sizes: Furnace sufficiently  large to burn stumps Oieut in diameter  and 4 feet high, 80 lbs.; 0 feet in diameter and 7 feet high, -120 lbs. These  weights are approximate, and from  these figures calculations of the weight"  of furnaces large enough to*" burn  stumps of any dimensions can easily  be made.       , ���������        __"'_/ ~   -  The furnaces are made of sheet-iron  of 24 gauge. The casing is provided  with a closable .doorway, thiough  which kiudlirig may be introduced to  start tbe fiie and giving access.to tKe  interior for examination and attention.  On the top, or cover,- is another holer  through 7which -all rdebris and logs in  the *��������� neighborhood"- can be shoved, and  subsequently burnt..-,. Draught.open-  ings aie provided in th'edoor aud^covjer  plate, by'which the'admissinn of air  within;may be regulated. TheJ;urn-  aces are made in sections..The b'ottom  section'of the one exhibited on^Thurs-  .dajftMs /about" three "feefhigh and-the  .'tojT.iction abottl-SfourJedfohigh.'-.But  theJburners can be constructed of any  required height.. The obvious advantages *6tithe device are,that the combustion-is completely under, control  and the rate at which ic pioceeds may  be reduced, to as slow as.possible so  that it will ^be more thorough and  complete. It was demonstrated and  proved tbat one man could'attendto  fifteen burners simultaneously ^working. All that is required in the way  of manuak labor is to occasionally  throw in" fuel and to regulate" the  draught. The woik of putting the  burner over the tops of the stumps is  a veiy. simple matter, for ..unless the  stump is exceptionally high, one man  could operate them without, assistance.  On Thuisday all the burners on exhibit  worked exceedingly well and thetiriti-  cisms on all sides were extremely-favorable. The cost which, in all matters  of this kind is a matter of the first  consideration, is comparatively small.  It is estimated that the prices of the  burners, when tui ned out on a large  scale would aveiage about $15 for the  ordinary sizes, while for " the ,larger  sizes tbe cost would, of course, increase  proportionately. It is probable that  thfs invention will revolutionize the  price_ of dealing lmd. , lt requires  foipsight and a ^readiness to experimentalise in the"latest ideas before' a  new "invention ever catches_on,_but  this otio Js po ui gently needed that  there is no fear of the public being  afraid to give the invention every  trial. The World wishes Mr. Adair  evdry success for the future of his  clever* and original device, and trusts  that the public will look well into the  mat ter for ths sake of the great saving  which can he effected in land-clearing  by its employment."  evening. The proceeds of the dance  will be used to assist in defiajing the  expenses of the band to tho Dominion  Fair at New Westminster, wheie Ihey  have a two days' engagement. This  latter fact is something to feel proud  of as there are not many cities in the  interior that can boast of having a  band whose musical ability is tecog-  nised in such a marked manner. A  number of the most prominent ladies  in the town have kindly undertaken  to as'sist with the airangetnents, a  good programme has been arranged,  light refreshments will be served during the evening, and a first class time  iaexpected. _ -*  ^n this connection it might he seated  "that the Revelstoke bund was organized in the fall of 1S90 and, unlike  other bands in the interior,'has had  an unbroken existence since lhat time.  For their individual services thoy re-  ceive^nqthing, but at the same time  have 'obtained a musical education  through their leader (who al.o gives  his services gratuitously) and by strict  attention to "business have attained a  degree of excellence which has earned  for them the distinction of being the  best band in the incerior. ^ ��������� ,. -. 1  ** In view of the above f.i.ts the Herald "bespeaks for* the band boys the  patronge th. y deserve���������that is * the  best���������and hopes to see !a large gathering at the Opera House on Monday  evening next, Sept. 4th._ .  - ������SSSSS8s8s8S8s8s8sS*SS_ISte������l&!tS������S������9SS������_fet_Mt������S  I LABOR   DAY   DANCE I  Revelstoke independent Band ������$  UNNDER THE PATRONAGE OF  Mesdames Brown, McCarter, Kilpatrick,  Lawson, Lawrence, Coursier, Tapping,  Urquhart and Holten.  I Monday  4  Evening   Sept.   4th.  HOUSE  Gentlemen $1.00  Ladies' 50c.  - "V,  'V  TREATY OF  PORTSMOUTH  Arriving Daily  G E HUME & CO.  Department  Store  Plenipotentiaries of Russia and  Japan ' Now' Preparing    the  ~\ Treaty of Peace���������Moral Victory for Japan.  Portsmouth, Aug. 29.���������T^he following statement was issued to-night by  Mr. Sato on behalf of the Japanese  plenipotentiaries: "The question of  the fioal'disposition of the island of  Sakhalien and the reimbursement to  Japan of her war expenses have from  the first been issues upon-which absolute divergence of opinion has existe..  Tlie difference ef opinion upon these  points���������not one, but both���������has frequently thieatened the existence ot  the conference. But His Majesty, the  Emperor of Japan, responding to  the dictates of humanity and civilization, h.rs in a spirit of perfect conciliation and inintersstof peace agreed to  division of Sakhalien upon terms  which are mutually acceptable, thus  making it possible to bring the important work of the conference to a  successful issue.   *,  Portsmouth, N. H., Aug.  20.���������The  long ancl bloody war between Japan  and Russia is ended. The terms of  peace were agreed upon by M. Witte  and Baron Komura at the,session of  the conference,this morning, and this  afternoon preliminary arrangements  for an armistice were concluded and  the actual framing the "treaty of  Portsmouth" was by mutual agreement turned over to Mr. DeMartens,  Russia's greatest international lawyer,  and Mr. Dennison, who for 25 years  has acted as the general adviser of the  Japanese foreign offices. The. treaty  is expected* to he completed by the  end of the week.  AMERICAN        ,  VISITORS  then  Delighted With the Scenery of  t\ .  the   Iliecillewaet    Canyon.���������  fFarm Lands -Around" City  a  Valuable Asset/ -*���������-���������-"  " A Great Band  His Majesty's Irish Guards Band  includes soloists on the following  instruments: Cornets, clarionets,  oboe, flute and piccolo, petit clarionet,  bassoon, horn, trombone and euphonium. There are besides 11 clarionet  players, 2 flutes, 4 cornets, 3 horns,  2 trombones, 1 baritone, 2 bombardons,  1 saxaphone, 1 bassoon, 2 double basses  and 2 drums in the hand. The conductor is Mr. C. H. Hassell, who was  selected bandmaster of the Irish  Guards out of 100 candidates. His  income is larger than that of any  bandmaster, and his fame - extends all  over the United Kingdom..        .'- '.  Tbe band will play in Revelstoke on  October 2nd, 1909.  "Last "week a Herald representative  accompanied Senator and Mrs. Hendee, Mis. J. M. Tait. of Anderson,  Ind., and Mr. J. Loomis, of Elwood,  Ind., on 'ti sight seeing trip through  the Iliecillewaet Canyon. The visitors  were more than delighted, and so  expressed themselves, at the grandeur  and magnificence ot the sceneiy,.which  "only occasions a mere glance fionithe  citizens of -Revelstoke. There is a  splendid opportunity here > for the  newly formed Tourist Association to  make known the beauties of this canyon and by arranging for transportation to these points and the laying out  at a small cost of a number of short  trails could make this a favolite resort  for tourists. After un hour speut in  admiration of the canyon the party  returned by tho Greely Creek wagon  road to Mr. Ed. Adair's ranch. Here  considerable time was spent in an inspection of Mr. Adair's garden, which  for luxuriant growth cannot bo surpassed anywhere in Canada. The  visitors w ere astonished at the productiveness of the soil und remarked  that in the farm lands around Revelstoke the city  had   a  most valuable  is t-f  asset. As an instance of the productiveness of the soil Mr. Adair  has a small strawberry patch which  has beeu under cultivation for four  years, yielding a crop each year which  brought returns at the rate of $1,200  per acre. This is only a sample of what  can be done in the way of fruit growing in this district, and as pointed out  iu a recent issue of the Herald, it is  surprising that more attention is not  paid to this industry.  A minute and critical inspection was  also made of Mr. Adair's stump  burner in operation and thc visitors  were most interested in the device,  expressing themselves of the belief  that it would be thc means of solving  the big problem of clearing the fertile  lands of British Columbia of their  stumps at little cost. So much impressed were they witlr the working  of thc burners that it is altogether  likely that some of the visitors will  interest themselves in acquiring the  patent light to make and sell them in  the United States.  The Revelstoke Clothing Co. have  leased Mrs. Lee's .stoie on Mackenzie  avenue, and will open up shortly with  a complete stock of men's clothing,  furnishings, etc,  Board of Trade Take Initiative  in Movement to Make Revelstoke a "Point of Attraction  for Tourists.  A meeting' of the Board of Trade  ..was held on Monday evening to consider the advisability of organizing a  tourist -association for Revelstoke.  After the object of tbe meeting had  been fully explaine'd ' by President  Phipps and '-Mr. C. F." Lindmark, it  was moved by*E.J A. Haggen, seconded  by G.-S.McOartSr and'cairied "that a  Touii-tf Association bo formed.^for  Revelstoke and..that -a**membership  list be opened." ";,__.,, - - * ,    -  The" Board of y'Trirde meetin.  adjourned���������, and the members piesent,  viz:���������A.^E.. Phipps, C_,JT. Xnidgi.uk,"  C.'R. Ma'cdonald. M. J^'BlionfF. B.  Lewis.*A. E. Kincaid, G. S, MtCaiJcrr  H. J. Jaclcs6n, T. Kilpatiick, W. A.  Foote, F. Young, W." H. Piatt, E. A."  Haggen'and H. Floyd, proceeded with  the business of the Tourist Association.  It was moved, seconded and carried  that the officers and executive* committee of the Association consist of a  president, four vice-picsidents, secretary, treasurer and nine members, aud  the following were elected: *  President���������T. Kilpatrick.  1st Vice Pres.���������A. J. McDonell.  2nd       " ���������M. J. O'Biien.  .id      *"'        ���������C. F. Lindmaik/  4th        "        ���������J. Abrahamson..  Secretary���������H. Floyd.  Treasurer���������W. H. Pratt.  Committee���������G.' S. McCarter, F._B.  Lpwis, C. R. Macdonald, E A. Hug-  gen, A. Johnson, A. E. Kincaid, XV.  A. Foote, A. E. Phipps, R. Howson.  A committee consisting of Messrs.  C. R. Macdonald, E. A. Uuggen, and  C. F. Lindmark wns appointed to procure und distribute photographs of thev  district and attend to the improvement of the Big Bend trail to Eight  Mile Fulls.  Messrs. Pratt and Lindmark were  appointed to secure member, and tuke  subscriptions.  A subscription list wns opened and  $200 subscribed at the meeting.  Thc Association will meet rvgulmly  eveiy Wednesday evening in the City  Hall .at 8 o'clock, commencing next  week. ������  The Herald is pleased to note that  the suggestion, made some two months  ago, by Rev. C. H. M. Sutherland in  these columns has at length been acted  upon. At that time thc Herald  strongly  seconded  Mr.   Sutherland's  suggestion and since then has been  doing pioneer woik along this line.  Through the humble erTotts of tbe  Herald in adveitising extensively the  wonderful discovery made by Mr.  Deutschman of the mat ble caves near  Ross Peak, at a cost to the management of close on $1000, Revelstoke has  in a few months attained a degree of  pro.uinence which in' the ordinary  course of events would have taken not  a few years to accomplish. The management of the" _Lek_j_d organized, the  Brst party which visited these wonderful caves, and in sending broadcast  hundi eds of copies of a special edition,  containing a fully illustrated descrip- -  Lion of this natural 'wonder, succeeded ^  in directing the atteotion.of the public  generally to this city. Alri additionto .  this scores of the leadin'g"newBpapersv.  and periodicals in  Canada, the United',  '**%}���������  reproduced '- the!., *-,>.,. ���������? i^ >,ty.  the 'Herald, y% ���������*.&*$������������  '^1  States  and   Europe'  desci iption   given   by. _ . _ .v.   v   __  theieby bringing thiscity "and "district*; i������**%������������@:i3fe,  prominently before hundredsjof thous- .^ ^ "  ands   of  readers   in   ail parts of the      "���������' '*)  world.-** While no-noticeable benefit , **  h.is yet been  derived hy the city fronr >     }\ "-  the Hkrald's efforts in this direction, '      ***,-*=  the foundation has been laid for making this the most'attra.live po:nt on  the contineut, and the Herald'ven- s  tnres to predict that in the next few  years "Revelstoke v> ill become the cen-.  tre of"3"*! toiifist traffic of phenomenal-     "'    ,-  proportions. ' _   :  /The Herald wishes the Tourist  Association all manner of success, and  will, as it always hns done, give its  hearty support to any movement tending to the welfare and prosperity of  our city.  'Si  ���������r'  -   Lord's Day Alliance.  The meeting of the Lord's Day  Alliance in the Methodist church last  evening, was fairly well attended. The  importance of the question at issue,  both to the community und country,  warranted a much larger gathering  of citizens, especially of those inte: -  ested in church life and work. Those  who attended were well rewarded in_  having Ihe pleasuie of listening'to the  practical,ind eloquent address of tho  Associate Secretary of the Alliance,  Rev. T. A. Moore. He is an excellent  platfoim speaker und bundled his  subject from the point of view of the  value of the Day of Rest to the toiler  and the nation. The Rev. Mr. Slither  land occupied the chair. At lhe close  of the address of Mr. Moore, the loenl  brunch of the Alliance wns reorganized. The Rev. C. U. M. Sutherland  was elected president, Mr. D. McPh *d-  den secretary and Mr. R. Hov������ ir  treasurer. The sum of $18 was collected at the meeting and a heartv  vote of thanks was tendered Rev. Mr.  Moore for his earnest and eloquent  address. Mr. Moore returns to Revelstoke foi the 14th prox., when a public  meeting w ill be held - iu the SelK.ii k  Hall. The meeting closed with the-  benediction.  :_mrommmmrofflmmtwmmfmmig  i Bourne Bros. ������|  DEALERS IN.  Revelstoke, B. C. .  Choice Groceries, Flour, Feed, Crockery  Hardware and Stoves, Garden Seeds,  Hoes, Rakes, Spades, Shovels, Forks,  Watering: Cans, Rubber Hose, Sprinklers, Etc., Etc  ���������E   AGENTS  J5_z  FOR  MCCLARY'S STOVES  Mackenzie  Avenue  | BOURNE BROS.  ?<UiiUU4UiiUiUiUU4UiUiUU4iUUi4UiUi^ $>. 4-S4-**--. ���������--. o-M-^o+O;-. e-. ���������*. o  li-tt.  _���������  "One ot tht most terrible frights* I  over hnil in my life," worn tho words  with wliich Lord Russell of KHlow.n,  tho Into Lord Chief .Justice, of Eng-.  Innd, used to introduce an experience  of his younger dnys. Hu was unknown "niul almost friendless in London, and Iind ona night gone to the  thvnlre, lo forget in the amusement  of n comic piece how bndly things  wer.! faring with him. Tlio present  and thu future seemed alike dark to  him; hut the piny was amusing, nntl  young Russell 'became oblivious of  nil his troubles as ho looked and  laughed from his seat in lho thc gallery. Ae ho anil those about- him  wore about to leave at tho end of  the performance, a person closo ty  discovered Hint he hnd been robbed  of his gold wnt'ch, raised nn alarm,  nnd  the  police were called* in.  "PLANTED"  ON TUP: BLSIIOr.  "The roti.cd person had been'sitting close to rne." snid Utisscll, "and  my honrt stood still ns it suddenly  flashed across mo thnt tho thief, in  terror lest ho should bo caught wilh  the stolen watch upon him, might  put il into my pocket. If suspicion  lighted on mo, nnd the watch wero  there, what would become of mo? The  thought tilled mo witli such terror  that J felt a cold perspiration break  out on me. Such a thing would  menu absolute and irretrievable ruin.  Hut the police did not light on mo,  nnd I passed out as calmly us I  could. As soon as I hud gol a little distance away, I carefully wont  through all my pockets. The wntch  was not there. I gn,vo a sigh of relief as if T had escaped from some  awful peril!"  WHOSE THE  "FIND?"  A week or two back a lady appeared in the courts to claim thu  contents of n purso of wliieli .slio became tho possessor in the most remarkable manner, and under circumstances which* might have proved  most embarrassing. Wilh a little  girl, slie was entering an omnibus in  the West Knd of .London, when a  passenger who had jusl alighted discovered that shc had lost her purse.  Inquiry was mado among all tho passengers in the vehicle, without result. Thc robbed lady went hcr  way, and tho new passenger look lior  place in the omnibus with her little  companion.  When she arrived hoinic, she, to her  amazement, found tlio missing purse  at the bottom of a small bucket tliat  sho had bought for tho child with  her, and which shc had been carrying  in her hand. Having at once communicated the fact to Scotland Yard,  every step was taken to discover the  owner of thc purse and its content!.���������  something like ten pounds. The  owner was never found, however, and  the question arose us to whether lho  purse and ils contents should he  handed to the lady or to tlio omnibus company. The Court decided in  favor of tho lady.  In what a fearful position the most  innocent may find themselves is  shown by a case which' occurred some  years ago in Dublin. -A man who  was accustomed to visit the house of  a bachelor friend vory frequently  used to do so in nn unceremonious  manner by tho back dooT. Tlie  bachelor was waited on by "a woman,  who camo in at certain times, and  who then left him to his own devices,  tlio only other person in the house  being a medical student. Thc friend  having slipped into the house one  day l>y tho 'back door, ho and the  tenant became engagrd in a discussion respecting some juggling, tricks  with knives which thc visitor had  seen. The bachelor declared th'ey  wero easy, and proceeded to give  practical illustration of tho fact.   ITASGEBTB UT=-IN-NO CENT,   By an unlucky accident, he inflicted  a terrible wound on hiu*.s;lf. Thq  friend, afraid to leave him lo dull  assistance', strove to do his best. All  was in .vain; tlio wound proved fatal,  and tho visitor became filled with  horror lost he should be accused of  ha\ing caused the death of his  friend. He stole quietly from the  House," and actually took a passage  to Xew York, and hastened to hide  himself in one of the wildest parts  of  the States.  Jn tho meantime, suspicion had  rcntrc-d on thc ic.ond innocent man���������  the lodger. A lady who lived at a  house opposite, and who occupied  herself in knitting nl an open window, ami observing wliat went on in  the street, swore most positively  that no one had during the fatal  morning entered tho dead man's  house. The deed must have been  committed, then, by someone insido?  A knife in the lodger's possession,  with some bloodstains on it, and  some blood discovered on his  clothes, the fact that he was a violent-tempered man, and that ho had  l.cen heard to quarrel with tho dead  man, together with hi.s agitation  when ho was accused, and somo obvious lies-lie told to show lhat he was  out that niorning, all contributed to  prove hi_!guilt. Ho wasJhangod. The  truth became known years later,  when the man who-Jiad run away to  America returned to Ireland.  TOO READY TO OBLIGE.  An unfortunate countryman named  f!ill. who found himself in the dock  of the Central Criminal Court, was  another victim of misleading circumstances. Gill, having served his  timo an apprentice to a butcher at  Jlonkweiirmouth, set off to visit an  uncle nt Forts-mouth', and from thai  placo commenced to walk to London. Between Guildford nnd London  very early one morning, he camo upon a' mon riding a pony and driving  two cows. The stranger was taking  the cattle to London, ho said, and,  Gliding that GiJl vrris hound for the  same placo, lie told Kim that ho  would givo him Ave shillings if ho  would drive the cattlo for him to  Westminster Bridge, wlicrc lie would  find a man awaiting him.  Gill was delighted, and undertook  tho job readily; and tli-o strane.cr, a  most agreeable pu'rson, rode oli', having given Gill many instructions as  to not overdriving the beasts, and  so on. For some Hours Gill drovo'  lho cows in pence, but nt Wandsworth' ho was, to his nu.prlso and  indignation, pounced on by tlio police, on a chnrgo of having stolen  tho boasts.  nOiniUll) AND TII UN CIIAIK! KO.  Jn .such nn unlooked-for situation,  Gill lost his wits, liis grent anxiety wus Hint his friend should know  nothing of whnt hud happened to  ltim, and no way ol* preventing tliat  occurred to him thnn by giving a  fa!so name and concealing liis identity by a series of very maladroit  falsehoods-, llu was convicted and  sentenced, but before hc had suffered  long lho truo facts came to light  tlirough thu capture ot tho actual  thief. Uo liad stolen tho pony ho  Iind been riding, and various other  articles, and at tlio timo Gill  chanced to ovcrLakc liim Iind come  to tho conclusion tliat he should  never bo able to gel the cows safely  11 way. Hu tliereforu hjnd-_-d them to  Gill.  Having stolen things foisted on  ono may plnce a man or woman in a  terrible position. 'lho snmo result  may attend having articles stolen  from ono. 1-Cnrl Franz., a young German, had his pocket picked of a  packet, of papers belonging to him.  Thu next Ke hoard of tho packet was  that it had been discovered beside  tho dead body of a woman who had  born murdered by burglars al Kings-  wood Rectory. J-'ruii*/. wns driven to  frantic terror by the news, anil mado  desperate efforts to liido himself. All  was* in vain, however. Tho detectives ran him down, and he was  placed on trial, lt was only by a  train of marvellously fortunate circumstances thnt ho was able to show  that hc could not havo commiv-ted  tho murder.  Not .so fortunate was a young fellow named Gould, who was* tried at  Stafford Assizes for stealing a pocket-book. A lady, having gono to  market one dny, stooped down to  look at some vegetables exposed for  sale in a basket. While sho was  looking at tliom sho felt someone  touch her, and, standing up nnd*  looking round, she saw a young follow beside her, who at onee walked  o'T. JOi!luring a shop a short timo  afterwards to make somo purchases,  the lady felt in htr dress for n pocket-book, in which she had placed a  banknote. It was gone. The police  were at on-o callod, and tho lady  communicated to them her suspicion.,  of the young man whom shc had  found he-bide her near tho vegotable-  baskol, and, selling olT with detec-'  lives, thoy quickly succeeded in liml-  ing him.  MYSTERY OF A POCKET-BOOK.  ,Ilis namo was Gould-, and ho  stoutly protested hi.s innocence; but  on his being tnken to tho police-  station and searched, a black pocket-  book was found upon him. wliich tho  lady at- once recognized as hors. The  banl-nole, howevor, was not in it.  Tlic lady and several persons who  know hcr pocket-book swore positively to tl'.e ono found on Gould. He  w*a.s convicted, und sentenced. A few  days later, while two men were mowing a field of oats in thc neighborhood of the market, they discovered  a black pocket-book! Jt was exactly  si'iiilar in overy respect to that found  on Gould, but tho. missing banknote  i I self vas in it! Gould was at onco  s;t  Tref  A man suspected of burglary at  Cardiff found himsolf placed in dire  peril through a woman's dress discovered in his lox. A girl's dress*  had been stolen by tlie burglars, and  had been most minutely described to  the police b.v the girl to whom it  belonged. Sho identified the dross  found in the prisoner's box without  the    slightest    hesitation,     and       it  agreed in   every  rcepoct   with'     the  ITr'tHS"  IN JERUSALEM OF TO-DAY  AS   IT    APPEARS  TO AN ENGLISH TOURIST.  Pen     Picture    of   Its Decay . and  Squalor,  Its  Shams    and  Superstition.  "Oh, come. I'm a bit of a liar myself, but really I cannot stand your  outrageous statements," wns my indignant remonstrance with my Jerusalem dragoman. Ho was not ono  whit moro ruined thnn If I hud  charged him with being an inveterate punster, uud persisted in blandly backing up his falsehoods with  tho incessant asseveration, "It's all  quito true, and beyond any.. possible  doubt." Perhaps this paper will not  bo quite futllu if I can put intending  visitors to tho Holy l_and-on thoir  guard against unwhoU'somo fables,  nnd yet cun convince thein to what  extent their personal scruitiny of  sites will produco a realization of  events recorded in tho Bible, and how  far they will bo compensated for tho  trouble nnd tedium of a journey Irom  Port Said to Jerusalem, writes Col.  Floury Knollys in Blackwood's.  For example, my ship, llca-infosted,  dirl-begrimod,      and   squalid���������trilling ness  inconvenience;-,  at  which  tho  sensible  traveller     laughs at   tho   timo    and  swears      subsequently ��������� deliberately  direct to the very centre of tho  Christian exploration���������thc sepulchre  alleged to havo boon that of our  Saviour, and now enclosed Sn a  church. Tho open quadrangle iu  front is occupied by native hucksters  and mendicants, and at tho entrance  is* tv guard of Turkish soldiers���������in aspect ns rulllanly as tho dregs of  Whitcchapcl���������stationed for tho purpose of preserving order among tho  quarrelsome members of various  Christian sects. This is especially,  necossnry at Easier, whon tho Ho-'  man and Greek Catholics fight with  tho bloodthirst.ine.ss of famished  wolves. Tho interior is oven darker  thon tho dim religious light dear to  English ritualists; only after painstaking peering can thc forms of tho  different objects which claim attention bo made out, antl there always  remains tho sensation of soml-blind  groping. Tho atmosphere is that of  a subterranean vault���������dust-laden,  chilly and choking. Tho columns and  arches, unlovely in construction, pre  but roughly outlined in. coarso, featureless 'dilapidation. "The area is  broken up into niches, shrines and  chapels, tho largest of which aro hut  a few square feet in area, and dismally glower with some flickering  corpse-lights, which seem to convert thc inner gloom into outer dark-  PERSONAX  POINTERS.  Some  IN   CHRIST'S   FOOTSTEPS.  Moro disconcerting thnn aught elso  steams past our objective point, Juf-  *s tho jostling propinquity of tho al  fa.  only ISO miles from our port   of iegecj, sites.   For example, my drago-  particulars sho liaTFsiippIiofl  authorities. Ono of the jurymen,  Howover, wn.s, in spito ot all, not  quite satisfied, and he suggested that  the girl'should-retire with th-idnrss  nnd put it on. For a long time tho  Court waited,, and then the woman  in attendance on hor camo back to  say that the prosecutrix co-old not  get the dress on. It had been mndo  for someone much moro slender nnd  smaller. Th'o prisoner was acquitted,  but, it had boon "a close sliavc" for  liim.  A WAY OF ESOAPR.  A wilness in a Glasgow murder  case narrated how hn Had saved himself from a most iitioxpucl.il nnd ler-  riblo situation. Walking down a  lonely street one night, he Iind suddenly como upon the body of a woman lying upon tho pavement. She  Had lieen stabbed to death, and horror rooted him to the spot besido  her. While hn wns .standing there  other, peoplo camo tip, and he awoke  nt last to tho fact that there was a  crowd of angry and throatoning persons* around liim, who regarded Him  as'thu murderer.  He w'ns in terrible danger, when a  means of escape flashed across his  mind. Tie hnda th'e people stand  back from the body, bent ovcr it,  nnd proceeded to describe the poor  woman's -wounds in tlio best medical  language he could command. Tho  people were thunderstruck. He. wns \  not the murderer, then, hut a- doctor, wiio had been examining tho  poor victim to do his best for her.  He mainlnined the rolb till the polico rescued  him.���������London  Answers.  embarkation, Port Said, and Indicts  on us the penanco of a preposterous  circular route via Beyrout, 140 miles  farther on. Wo loll at anchor in the  bay, pacing tho deck hour after hour  with tho suppressed growling of  caged animals, and waiting for a  quarantine inspection, which at f;*st  sight appears inexplicably purposeless. A greasy, solemn, fnt Turkish  apothecary crawls from his rolton-  timbered wherry, and pufTmgly struggles up our ship's sido. He is accompanied by a diabolical-looking  imp currying a tattered bag, n battered watering pot, and a squirt. He  puts a handful of powder���������or was it  aboriginal dirt?���������from tho bag into  tho pot, and over the upper deck  squirts a liny spray, which tho  breozo instantly dissipates, and  which would not bo sufficiently powerful to dislodge an aphis from a  geranium leaf. It is, howevor, assumed  thnt wo aro now disinfected.  TURKISH QUARANTINE.  One by one wo march past our gallows-bird inspector in review order,  and nro pronounced clean. Now op-  pears tho truo reason I'or tho wearisome quarantine. This employe of  the rotten Ottoman Empire demands  ix shilling from each European traveller. Full of British cusscdncss and  of fury at tho prolongation of my  voyage by 2*>0 miles uud SO hours  for this paltry plunder, I defiantly  retort, "Woll, 1 shan't pay your rascally extortion, and you kuow you  can't mnko me." And tho apothecary pasha, stroking his beard, replies, "Jt is true, I cannot mako  you; but if you do nut givo me my  shilling, 1 shall report you to our  authorities ius suspected of disease,  and you will bc confined in n Turkish lazaretto for four days." IIow  dill I deal with this "poser"? I  blush to confess���������I crawled.  JAFFA  THK   DEAUTIFUL.  Jaffa, etyinologically the beautiful, is worth somo penance of a  dawdling voyage,  by  reason  of     the  man, a nominal Christian, poinls to  an isolated slab ns the stono whereon tho body of our Saviour was placed when Nicodemus was preparing it  for thc tomb. Fifteen paces distant,  proceeding in a straight lino, is a  small circular railing which indicates  tho exact square yard whence" tho  women witnessed the anointing; thirty Paces further on is a little antechamber marking the' spot in tho  garden whoro Christ mado Himself  known to Mary Magdalene���������"Mary!"  "My Lord and my God!"���������two small  circles indicate the ground, to an  inch, whoro it is claimed tho speakers  stood. Four steps upward, and __ I  enter a chapel, where, according to  legend, our Saviour appeared to His  mother after the resurrection. Behind ils'altar is a grated niche enclosing a fragment of thc column to  which Jesus was bound when scourged. Pilgrims rub it with a staff  thrust through the bars> and thon  kiss tho point of contact with ecstatic devotion. In another enclosure-,  thirty-two paces distant, nro two  orifices in the masonry and two  small depressions in tho pavement,  fabled to bo tho stocks and. thc  footprints of Christ, here imprisoned  during the preparations for crucifixion. Another thirty-six paces and wo  reach a chapel, the fanciful site of a  real event���������tho crowning with thorns.  Closo by is tho Chapel of the Nailing  to tho Cross. I forbear to affront  tho corrimonsonso of my readers by  any detail of tho localities whurc  fabulous prolixity declares the "Cm-  press Helena found our Saviour's  cross.  'MORE  FABLES.      "  Interesting  Gossip    About  Prominent People.  Josef Hofmann, tho groat pianist  is a clever electrician, and devotes  nearly all his spare time to science  When ho was a youngster his, father  forbado hiin to skato on tho ico for  fear that a* fall might injure his  hands; whereupon young Ilbfmamr  promptly invented a pair of skates  that could bo folded up and put in  ���������the pocket, so that ho could slip ajvay  and enjoy his stolon pleasure. Hi.s  mnny ingenious devices attracted, tho  attention of Edison, who always  sends him any now invention wl Jch  ho has completed.  Tolstoy is in no sonso a popular  writer, yet his works havo a wider  circulation than thoso of any living  author. Up to tho present his books  liavo been'printed in forty-live different languages and dialects. His first  npprueiutors, curiously enough, woro  tho Greeks. Thc first Greek translation of his  work    was published    in  of a lady friend whilo his parents  wont on a tour tar tho benefit of his  mother's health. Tho guardian under  took a sudden journey on hearing of  the serious illness of a distant relative, and sho was killed in a carriage  accident. The* child was saved, but  as it could not be,-identified it was  sent to a Government foundling institution.  Tho parents subsequently searched  in vain for tho child. About five  years after tho child's disappearance  tho father, who waslioir-presumplivo  to tho Tuilliano murqiiisute, was killed whilo hunting, and tho widow" died  of a broken hunrt. Twelve months  ago tho Marquis of Tuilliano, an  uncle of the missing child, died without issue. In tho ordinary courso  tho estates would havo reverted to  his brother, tho father of tho missing  child.  It wns at this stage that a firm  of solicitors in Turin, who had  charge of tho family cstnlo, discovered tho first cluo of the missing heir.  Uo was -traced from tho family   who  1870. and during the following thirty! f,VB, succored him to tho authorities,  years eighteen Greek translations orK! .."n"? <���������? tho foundling home in  woro   printed.    In  tho now    Russian  bibliography:of.  P. Dragouoff    thoro  appear  130   Czech, translations  close  on  JOO Servian,   ,dnd eighty Bulgarian.   Last   of all     como   J'ortuguosc I  and Roumanian translations.  The Rajah of Kapurthnla, now  again in London, is thc ruler of one  of the smallest native States of India. Ho is thirty-two and somewhat  in contradistinction to tho other  Oriental visitor, thc Gaokwar, who is  wholly English In his tastes and  ways, His Highness Sir Jagatjit  Singh Bahadur is French in his sympathies���������speaks tho language with  rare fluency, is enamoured of J'Yench  cooking, and roads everything in that  tongue which is worth reading. JTo  is an enthusiastic motorist and has  had several  natives  taught  all    that  OOOOOOOOOOOOOO-OOOOOOft  YOUNG  FOLKS  DO<>OCk>00<>CH_<)<Kvo<.0<>0<K>d*  SOMEBODY ELSE.  There's    always  somebody  else,  my'  dears,  Wiio griuves,   when  a child is had;  Somebody   watches    tlio   smiles     or*  tears  Of each littlo lass or lad;  If your forehead.,  frown but a little-  while,  ���������Somebody else i.s sad.  And whenever your sunny faces smllo-  Somobody elso is gladl  A CORNER  IN  CARAWAY.  which he.had lived until about tho  ago of twenty. It was through tho  authorities at this .institution that  "Amrosc," by which' name ho wns  known, was trucked lo West Australia, and finally to St. John's Uo3pi-  tnl, nt Kalgoorlie, wlicrc ho was employed ns a handy man.  "Ambrose," by which nnmc he wps  teen months ngo, at tho instance ofj  another youth, named Francisco, who'  was reared at tho samo institution,  and who had emigrated to Western  Australia. The first communication  received by "Ambrose"-respecting his  unlookcd for good fortuno reached  him-six months ngo, but was only in  thc nature of nn inquiry, nnd tho information was too meagre to furn'sh  tho recipient with any definite clue as  to what was about to transpire.  Other letters followed, nnd it was ex-  can bo  learned     about  driving,     re-     ,   .     ,  ._   .   ., .,  pairing,  and  oven building  a motor-  &*}"**. that  "J0. ���������>f u������. = P"*  wcrn  ������������������,.    ,r b askod in regard to tho disappearance  Now, tho urea .V have described is  represented, approximately, by forty  paces by fifty paces���������for bettor realization, say by thc size of an average lawn of a small English country  house. -Within this scope have been  huddled together not only thc imaginary positions of scattered occurrences, such as scourging; imprisonment, crowning, nailing lo tho cross,  wealth     of   its    historical     realities, i anointment,  and  two  separate meet-  minglod with tho charm of its poetical myths. Thero is the rock to  which Andromeda was fabulously  chained; there the rocky inlet whence  Jonah certainly embarked ecclesiastical relic-mongers have mercifully  forborne from producing thc skeleton  of thc fish, although, tho bones of a  largo marine animal, alleged to l;c  Andromeda's monster, and hcr reputed fetters were long an object of  curiosity; hero is tho doubtful sire  of Tahitha's house-, and also thnt of  "ono Simon, a tanner," whoro Peter  tarried; and hero Hiram undoubtedly sent cedars of I^banon for tho  building of the temple. Jaffa is  closely associated with tho campaigns of tho J.gypUan Thothmes, of  Sennacherib'.- who "camo down liko a  -wolf=on=thc.-fold>_Uo__t_ia_ilaccabecs^  of the Crusaders, of' Saladin and  Richard Couur^ dc Lion, and finally  of Napoleon's JOchor and Napoicon's  poisoning of tho sick; it is Impressive by its" Oriental picturcsqueness  and entrancing by its oub-lropicdl  beauty of vegetation.* For centuries  it was. illustrious by its deeds of  wnr; it is now beautiful by its deeds  of mercy, carried out by tho English Medical  Mission  and Orphanage.  IN THE CITY.  Tho railway from Jaffa to Jerusalem possesses the single interest  of being clcver'cly engineered across  mountains and "'volleys; otherwise  tho three-and-a-half hours' journey  through  tho    stony  region  of  ings, but Golgotha and thc sepulchre, of which 1 will speak later.  This marshalling on thu stage for  scenic display, this crowding on to  tho boards, this lying localization  of the most sacred and momentous  events of Christ's life, produco an impression of outrage on reverence aiid  a painful scepticism. "Slop telling  mo such fables; wc will leave this  place and walk to Calvary; i.s it fnr  distant?" is my indignant, interruption of my gabbling showman. Ho  unblushingly reiterates hi.s shibboleth, "Whut I have told you is nil  true and beyond question," adding,  "Tliis is the way to Calvary��������� upstairs; you know the*'Bible' sajts the  sepulchre (closely adjacent to which  we. arc standing) -was 'nigh unto, the  placo_pf jiiuigifixion.__This woy^_flrst  floor to ���������T^g6Tfia^"_^s>ValkTng"^up~br  few stops, about 15 foot above'tho  normal ievbl of tlie church pavement,  we reach arr,:* eminence, partly '..'-���������, enclosed, roofed ovor, and sub-divided  into small, moan chapels. It is not  known wbother-it -is "natural or artificial; it is oven ^..question of reasonable controversy among scholars  whether or not the genuine Golgotha  Iny in this neighborhood, In the  npsc of ono of the chapels is', a  ground aperture sparkling with tinsel lining,-..' -wherein, poor credulous  bigots insist, was Inserted the cross,  that   "bitter  cross"  to* which  "those  blessed   feet,  ever- '��������� Nigh   nineteen    hundred  years  were nailed  region   ..     -...7,.  increasing desolation, barrenness nnd]  ugliness.      gives   rise    to disappoint-  For ������"r advantage  ment  to  a  dismal  degree.   This,  the;     "yes,"     chatters  ngo,  :i,  my   dragoman,  Promised Land, flowing with milk ���������;.an(j thore ,-yo��������� soft the other two  nnd honey, teeming with thc riches, ho)cs for the crosses of the thieves,  of naturo and thc luxuriance of veg-lone on the right hand and tho other  elation! Yes, of a surety, onco, long! on lhft Icft/ j^t as the Bible says."  ago. But now- "the whole land is "Dan't talk such nonsense," was  made   desolate,      ravaged    by oft-re-  ,nv wr,alhfiil and pained reply, "Can-  poated  wars,   pestilence  and    famine, j not  yoll  see  that  the intfervafs     be  depopulated,  and oven essentially do-} tween  the alleged positions aro baro-  toriorated  through   altorod   .climatic   ly (-1V0 feet���������impossibly close for three Clarence Muckay hns a. weired carno-  conditions.    Our   depression     deepens ' ���������' ���������-��������� _..... ���������      .  The Gorman Empress i.s nn early  riser, anil sits down to breakfast  with tho Emperor, winter and summer, punctually at eight o'clock. At  ono o'clock thc Imperial couple dino  with thoir children; guests are bul  seldom invited to this midday-meal,  and whon thcy aro, they arc treated  quite en famillo. Sho is exceedingly  fond of children, of all sorts and conditions; and when sho is staying in  tho country sho often stops hor carriage at the sight of a group of  children, and lels thcm climb into  it in search of tho bonbons which  sho carries with hcr for. lho delectation of any little ones she may happen to moot.  Sir William Troloar is ono of tho  finest-looking men in London, and  when ho first went lo Windsor with  thc City Corporation Queen Victoria  specially desired to be told tho name  of "lhat Very handsome man." Second only to his lovo of children is  tho kindly Alderman's love of pots,  and lie is the owner of a wonderful  aviary, of rare birds. Most fascinating is thc talking cockatoo, which is  a special favorite wilh ils master.  IXe always rehearses his speeches to  it. in privato before venturing upon  them in public, and he affirms thai  tho bird makes a most critical and  impartial listener, and compels him  to do his  best.  Mr. Charles Santley, tho great  baritone, owes much of his life to  tho generosity of one of his first employers, a draper, who invited his  numerous ��������� employes to dinner, aftor  which singing was indulged in ns a  moans of entertainment. On Santloy  being called "upon lo contribute his  share, ho displayed a voico of such  quality that his master, a musical  amateur of much discrimination, at  once informed him that with efficient  training hc would make his fortune,  and generously volunteered to pay  tho expenses of threo years' musical  tuition in Ttnly. Tho offer was nt  once accepted, with such results as  all the world knows.  Lord Young, who lately retired  from thc Scottish Bench, is nothing  if not a horn wit'. On one occasion  in tho Court of Session his lordship  found his duties heavy* owing to a  vacancy on thc Bench. One of his  colleagues at thc time was Lord  Craighill, .and tho new .Judge, iwhen-  at last lie was appointed, took" .,tho  courtesy���������tillo=6f#Lord=Ciirriehill._.On  the, appointment being announced  Lcird Young ��������� gratefully- quoteiii' the  first two lines of the. 121st:;Psalm:  I to the "hills'* will lift"mine eyes,  From,whence doth come mine aid.  On- ahothor - occasion-Lord . Young  asked counsel, "What,arc you reading "now; whoro arc you?" The reply  was "I am at C, my lord." and tho  rejoinder was, "I thought eo."  All people who possess jewels have  certain trinkets which thoy regard  with almost superstitious affection..  Saruh Bernhardt pins her faith to a  ncckluco of gold nuggots, a gift from  tho-California.miners;- and the Duchess of .Orleans to a sot of sapphires  which belonged to Marie Antoinette.  The sapphire��������� is tho Queen's favorite  stone. She wears, as a brooch, one  of great size given to her by the late  Duko ol Cobu'rg. But old "Egyptian  Jewels arc considered tho most potent guardians of fortune. Mts. St.  John Brodrick owns Egyptian goins  of priceless value. Mrs. Clarence  Mnckny hns a weird, cnrnolian neck-  'ln.ee which hung once upon thc nock  of a daughtor of the Phuroahs. Mrs.  regard lo tho disappearance  of thc boy who was tho heir lo tho  Tuilliano estates.  "Ambrose," however, treated the  communications lightly, as ho believed that a mistake had been mado,  and it wns only at the urgent solicitation of his friend Francisco, who  thought "tlioro might bo something  in it," thut ho sent all possible information to Italy. Three weeks before the Orotava left Australia "Ambrose" received a "communication  tolling him to return to Italy at  once, as his right to tlio title of tho  lato marquis had iieon established  Funds were placod at his disposal.  "Ambrose" decided to obey tho  summons, and cabled his intention of  doing so.  A  PRAYER   FOR  LANDLORDS.  The Plaint  of Tenants in the Time  bit Edward VI.  - The London Daily Chronicle publishes a quaint prayer for landlords  which was printed ��������� in Edward VI.'s  liturgies, as settl������d by J'arlinment:  '.'The."earth is thine, O Lord, and  all that is contained therein, notwithstanding thou hast given possession* of it to tho children of man to  pass over thc timo of their short  pilgrimage in this vale of misery.  Wo heartily pray theo to send thy  holy spirit into tho- hearts of thoso  that possess,, the grounds, pastures,  and dwelling-places of-tho earth, that  they, remembering themselves to bo  thy tenants, nray^ not rack nor  stretch out tlie runt's of .heir houses  and lands, rior yet take unreasonable  fines and incomes .. after the .manner  of covctuoiis worldings; but' so let  them out-to others that tho inhabitants thereof may both be ablo to  pay tHe rents, and also honestly to  live and nourish their families and  relievo the p.oor. Give them > grace  also .to consider that thoy aro_ but  sti-angcrs and pilgrims in this world,  having herd" no dwolling-placo, "but  seeking one'to coined that thoy, remembering thc short continuance of  .thoir'life,. may bo contented with that  which is'sufficient and not join house  to houso and land to land, to the  impoverishment of others, but so be-  havo themselves in letting out their  lands, tenements, and pastures that  after this , lifo they may bo received  into ': everlasting - dwelling-places;  thrbugh. Jesus Christ;our Lord.  ^Maiiy-w*ill-cpnsider^this-prayer--as  appropriate: to-day-in: the reign of  ���������King Ed.whrd ������V1I.' as Jn that of his  ltpyal predecessor. ..What .has landlordism .accomplished-all these .centuries 'for. the: .good.'of tho people  when*'word "for word "this, prayer of  Tudor ��������� days...describes the' needs of  modern civilization? aBks the Chronicle.\:  '.���������.*'���������.  This ia a truo story of a *^ young-  girl friend of mine who lived on a.  farm, and like imnny farmers' daughters earned lior spending monoy , by'  picking berries and nuts. One day,  watching hcr mother make caraway*  cookies, n bright idea came to hor���������  why not gather caraway seed to soil?,*  Down in hor father's mowing lot-  grew a big plot of plants! tho fiat-  white tops of tho blossoms showing  above iho waving grass-.  Vory anxiously did she watch this'  crop. The blossoms disappeared and  tho firm little green seeds appeared.  Thtn camo tho haying and you may  bo sum my lady wus on hand to  gather tho caraway plants as soon as-  tho meu with scythes had cat them  dqwn. To dry thom was tho next  slop and meanwhile sho did mucK  planning. Caraway was scarce and  quito a necessary thing to have, so  of courso it would bring a good  price. Sho thought it would ho  worth���������woll, not to placo it too-  high", $2 a pound, and judging by  the weight sho had carried up to tho  attic to dry, sho ''would havo three-,  or four pounds to sell after sho had  given her mother some to uso at  home.  Such a timo ns sho had getting  those seeds volT the stalks and afterward separating them from tho chair  and bits of sticks, but'it wns pleasant lnlor for her mind Was busy  spending tho coming monoy, counting  upon having, at tho very least, ������5,  for had sho not a big bag of .the  nicest, freshest meadow grown seed.  At last the eventful day arrives,  nnd with the precious bag containing tho entire crop ot the senson, she-  went to town and proceeded at once  to tho only bakery thero. This sho  had decided was tho proper place to-  disposo of her treasure. The_ clerk  appeared, tub no ono but tho manager would do, so she'was called and  shc sl atcd hcr errand, asking -How  much he would I ay for the contents,  of the bug. "ISighty cents." she  thought hc said, but no, it could  not be, so*shc asked again. This-  time thero was no mistake". "The  pricc," ho said, ."is 10'cents a pound  and you have got just "eight conls*  worth."  She fled and though this happened  several years ago, sho still has a  goodly supply of caraway and. when,  slie gives Hcr ..grandchildren cookies  containing somo of th'o s-olfsaimc seed,  she may, tell them this story.  THE .a*_.P;' AND TIIE BULL.  ti  DIFFERENT MEANING.  Wil-  Boaks���������What brought  on   old  kin's paralytic stroke?  Peaks���������I didn't know ho was afflicted with one.       '  Beaks���������But you >ust told mo ho  wns paralyzed.  Peaks���������Quito true;.but I didn't say  hov was suffering from a paralytic  Stroke. ���������'.."     ���������   ���������'  ....     .        .human forms: with extended arms?  when  wo  turn  an angle or "the hills [  which  stand   nbout  Jorusnlom,"    and] .'.."������������������ '���������'..���������.".���������.'���������"    ��������� -.... .-;'  draw up at tho railway station, While he was yet n. teacher in the  situated on n. sterile- limestone pla-1 jews' f'rec School. Spitairields, Ltm-  te.au. Farewell to all highly wrought! ,]on> Mr. Israel Znngwill, the now  romantic expectation, nt least so|falI,0���������s author nnd playwright, corn-  far  as  external  aspect   is . concerned, j ,,OKe(] ROmeAverses and  timidly    sent  them to thc editor jit an American  ninga'/.inc. They wero promptly returned. Somo years later, when  fame hnd como his way, thc samo  editor cabled for a poem. Mr. Zang-  will dispatched thc rejected verses,  which, were paid for at a high rate  and  "boomed"  as tho work of a col-  Tho scene is ono of ugly decny nnd  squalor, of rags and dirt, of poverty  and gloom. Thero is even n Inck of  enlivening bnbel of chatter amongst  thc crowd of mixed nationalities. A  listless Moslem drives us in a decrepit vehicle, drawn by ix tottering  horse along a route which is both  dusty und muddy, to tho principal  hotel, where wc can, lo say tho least  obtain  victuals  and  shelter.  THK  HOLY. SEPULCHRE.  Dismissing   dejection,  and plucking  up heart, with  tho rofloction  thnt no  can deprivo   Jer'u-  ebrated  author.  Elsie���������"Vour Undo Harry seonis  awful young to.be a doctor." . Willie���������"Yes, ho ain't a real Bfowcd-up  doctor,     yet;    :  I     expect  He's .'only  dismal, externals  sal em of  the intense intorost -attach- L'tondln'  to. children ,yct>  so's  to get'  ed ' to   its    sites,  I  betake    myself 'fgbmo pVactlco."'  lian necklace which hung upon' tho  neck of a (laughter of tiio Pharaohs.  Mrs. George JCeppel wears a pendant  of emeralds, tho most beautiful in  thc world.   4   FOUNDLING   A   MARQUIS.  Heir   to   Vast   Estates Discovered  in  a Young Laborer.  By the mail steamship Orotava,  from Australia, there recently travel-  ad. from Frcemantlc; West Australia,  a youth who wns brought up in a  foundling hospital, nnd who has cs-  tnlilishcd his claim to bo tho Marquis of Tuilliano, of Italy, and tbo  owner of estates worth ������20,000 a  year.   "-' - :���������   ���������- *" ���������������  Tho life story of thc youth, who  had been given.., the name of "Ambrose" nt the- foimilling* institlitio'n*,  Ms';a pdrlipul'arly,romantic.o.ne. When  a UtUc 'child^.Rc was iett' iu the ca're-  A certain member of Parliament,  visiting a farm,-* went, across a pasture on which a bull was -grazing.  Tho "bull"'gavo'-'chase, "-'--and afler a  lively run tho member reached the  fence and clambered over just in time  to prevent .,'the.'bull from assisting  liim.'* Boiling with rage, hc sought  the" farmer and protested in lurid  language against the action of the  bull. The farmer, made light of tho  incident. Tnnsmuch as thc gentleman wasn't hurt, ho saw no reason  for getting excited.  "Do you know who 1 am?'' demanded the M.l.'.  "No,"  roplied  the   farmer.  "Well, I'm a member of Parliament," was the reply, ns the man  with the woundod *(1 ignity .struck an  attitude  "Did you  tell  tho bull  that?"  was  the farmer's quiet rejoinder.   ���������>>   There are a lot of things wo do  not understand. This is thc most  mysterious one*. IIow a woman with  five or six little children and a husband who doesn't amount to much  and who isn't very considerate,  stands it.  "Oh, yes, slio's quite popular at  social gatherings. She's a' great ono  to keep tho conversation ball rolling." "Why, she isn't much of a  talker. ' -"Oh, no; /but she sings on  tho slightest provocation." .  -In-his young-days-the Lord '.Chiel  .Justice of England ~.was���������':Weil'*khp^rn  as'a boxer. ''���������''"'Ji'J'y';. *��������� ;;r '���������:... '*';''*. '"���������"  "STUMPS."  For the delightful evenings of summer holidays, with their long hours  for outdoor games, nothing can ho  bettor than a game which', as played  thirty j'ears ago, still scorns the best  of all games for odd times when you  do not want a serious game .of  cricket.  'Stumps" is not unlike cricket, - because it consists of bowling, fielding,  i batting and making runs for your  sido; but tho wickets, which nro only  twelve yards apart, arc miado with  a single stump each, ami you use a  stump Instcad of a bat, and a tennis  ball instead of a cricket bait.' It is  "tip and run," and you can- nlso  run for byes and overthrows, adding  them to your score. Tho bowler  must bowl slow,-underhand balls,  .wolJLpiteHcd up; nnd if, i.n, his excitement���������f6T"~th"c~game���������is-bftcn~very������������������^  exciting���������he send in a swift, ball, ho  cannot get .the batsman put^ with,  it, though it canbo scored, off'either  with a hit or'a������"a"bye. What makes  tho gamrtvery quick and lively, however, is that there -is a l>owler. at .  each end, and cither of tliem can  bowl directly.hc gets the -ball, - no  matter whether tho batsman *at .the  other" end is"*^rbady and in **h,ls place  br not. '"TKus, '*jf tho fielding is  smart,.he may-,bo-bowled,by.the next  hall before .* he 'lias finished;, making ,  his run".off tho last.', .Lherc'is'a batsman at each end, *of course, as in  double wicket cricket; and. they must  wield their stumps with botlf hands.  It Is-" in the excitement of being  bowled to while you arc not ready  that you are .very liable to put yourself out by striking with ono hand  only. But your innings is ,most< likely lo como to an inglorious end  through your being "stumped,", because thc temptation to swipe at  these slow balls is great, while thcy  aro easily taken l,y the wicket-keeper,  who is also bowler, and���������unless ho  Can stump you���������bowls 'directly ho  gets the bnll. Thc game is all'-quick,  brisk fun; and ns both feides"'iieli!,"-  every one is busy.  CURE FOR SEA-SICKNESS.  Sea-sickness, according to the latest scientific viow, is an affection of  tho eyes which", for its distressing  reality, might almost bo described as  an ojitical delusion. Mr. J. Metcalfe  Shavpo, ship surgeon of thc Cunard  liner Ultonio, suggests a novel ^remedy. According to hiin, sea-sickness  is a nervous mala'dy produced by'"seeing the motion of objects on board  sHip.' The lemqdy is to bandage,.,onb  eye, which has th'c effect of aUering  the focus. * Svcty-five per cent, of  _5fty--cascs; so treated.b.v. Mr. Sharpe ���������  ���������werc^rjlieycd. jii from,six to,-twenty- '  four ho'uri" i;;';-:*Y'! J-'a ���������',��������������������������� '*. * ���������"������������������".*  aiM������WS5_'PlUA^i_U^g3raJ^__Etrai^^  ���������^--ffwrar**^g^,yyT.- ':J:iSiM$  /  0ammJ*rK*am^Ja*Ktm  Q <g������'ag<!g������������������������!������'������'*'g'g<'���������'���������(^.  AbOUt the  ....House  f**������������������&_.&5MJ>&������J>������>������&5> ������>*������������������  PRESlSlWiKG   STRAWBERRIES.  Front h Way.���������To two pounds- of  largo, not overripe, strawberries,  weigh two pounds -���������* of granulated  AUgar. Put thu sugar in a preset* v-  log kelllo with Half a pint of waler.  Let, it" melt over a slow firo, then  0-inmer gently for half an hour; then  l.oil lather quickly till lho byrup is  ������o thick it hardens when a little ot  it is dropped on Joe. When the  syrup is in tho cWirso of boiling,  carefully pick over tho berries, remove the stems nnd hulls. When Uio  byrup h.is reached the proper state,  add tho berries, stand tho kettle off  * tho firo, covor it with lho berries in  tlio syrup, and lot it stand for nn  hour; thon return tho kettle to tho  fire, romovo the cover, and let tho  whole boil briskly for two minutes.  .Ski.m thn surfaco well, then pour tho  preserves into small glasses and seal  when cold.  Italian Way.���������To each pound of  berries weigh' a pound of sugar. Pick  tho berries ovor carefully; and remove stems and Hulls. Put the berries in glass jars or big-mouthed bottles, filling each bottlo two-thirds  full; keep tho bottlo slightly inclined  no thc berries slide in gently and  reach tho bottom of tho glass un-  liruised. Boil tho sugar to a syrup  that spin-., like fine hair whon dropped from tho spoon.* Stand the glass  jars or bottles with tho fruit in a  deep pan in~\vKich somo straw is  laid on the bottom; fill tlio pan with  hot water to half the depth of tho  jars. Pour tho syrup in tho bottles  over the fruit, let theiri_ boil in tho  pan of water two minutes then seal  tho bottles and stand thom to cool.  German Way.���������Allow three-quarters  of a pound of sugar to a pound of  fruit. Remove the stems and hulls  carefully from tho berries, and weigh  tlio fruit alter this is dene. Put  tlio berries in nn earthen preserving  kettle, with the sugar sprinkled iu  between nnd over tho berries. Let  thom stand over night in tlie sugar.  The next morning put the kettlo over  a slow fire, and wticn the iborries  liave simmered five minutes lifti them,  out with a skimmer, and lay them  on a sieve to drain over a b'ig bowl.  Pour,thc juice th'at drains from tho  berries in Uie sieve over a disli. Lot  tlie syrup boil lill it spins from the  spoon. Skim it well. Pub the berries in the syrup again, and let thom  simmer five minutes, then lift-thcm  - out with a spoon, put them in jars,  filling each jnr half full. Let tho  syrup boil till quito thick,, and pour  it in the jars over tlio berries and  seal, thom  tight.  English Way.���������Take equal weights  of strawberries and sugar. Lay the  . -fruit in. deep dishes and sprinkle half  thc sugar over it, and givo a gentle  shako to 'the dis*h, that tho sugar  may touch tho -under part of tho  fruit. The next day make a thick  syrup with the remainder of the  sugar and tho juico drained from tho  berries, and boil it until it jellies.  Then carefully" put Id tho berries, and  let thcm simmer nearly an hour; theni  put them carefully in jars or bottles,  fill lhem up with th'e sevrup, and seal.  American Way.���������Weigh' one pound  of fruit. Put the sugar into n prc-  servhvg kettle, with' onough water lo  keop it. from sticking. Let the suaar  boil to a thick syrup, then put in as  many strawberries at a timo a9 will  cover the surface of the syrup without crowding them, and let them  ,cook gently for twenty minutes; tHen  s.im them out carefully and lay  them on plotters to cool, so tKey lay  -cpa'ratcly. When they are cold put  them into glass jars and strain tho  h'ot syrup through' a^iu siovo over  th'om and seal tho jars.  is-a littlo trouble to go to tho roar  and empty tho refuse into a garbage  box or bin. Tho practice in somo  houses is to burn up all tlio waste  from tho kitchen, which would socm  to bo a vory sanitary anothod, but io  hot weather, when the gas stoves aro  in use and* tho range is not lighted  for days and weeks togother, its firebox is anything but a good recep-  taclo for waste. It is bettor to tako  this directly to tho garbage box, to  bo promptly removed at fre.qucnt intervals.  It should bo the. duty of either tlio  cook or tho housekeeper to inspect  daily tlio icebox, cupboard and pantry, mid two that nothing is loft in  tliem to spoil or ferment. Moreover,  tho ico chest should bo thoroughly  eloaned every fow days; ono cannot  be too careful in thoso particulars.  In fact, it i.s a good rulo not to cook  more than is needed from day to day;  and one equally important, in planning a m-eni, is to seo if anything  has boen left ovcr that ought to bo  usod. Such a practice is not only  good economy, but it promotes domestic hygiene.  Tables made of soft wood, whirl-  soaks up water readily, or with largo  cracks running through* thom, often  bccowi-o receptacles for filth. A good  way is to cover thom ovcr with zinc,  this being easily kept clean.  ���������j������-%-������^-������������;������������.j.-������..^������.;.-������..t->-<~������;������-������������J������-%-,>J'>-������**>^  ���������  _L  A VICTIM  TO DUTY.  *     SANITATION OF TIIE KITCHEN-.  __ A_carole.s*s_cook_can_in_a_short_timc  create enough malarial or other poison' in the kitchen to make herself  and the rest of tho family sick,  writes Susanna W. Dodds, M.D. Ono  of the first things for her to lonrn is  to keep tho dish towels and all tho  cloths used abaut tho kitchen scrupulously clean. This is something that  is very diflleult to teach to tho average cook, nnd often a filthy dish rag  is hung up behind tho stove, or It  lies a i'o ul and slimy- mass In th'o  sink or on -tho -table. Thero arc  otlior ways of generating typhoid  fever, diphtheria, etc., than from  had plumbing, though tho latter is a  common cause in many homes.  '.All tho cloths, dishes, pots, pans,  and other cooking utensils should not  only look clean but bc clean. I liavo  soon sauce dishes and even platos actually stick together frcjm being set  away dirty; and where.tKoro is carelessness in this "respect the sink itself is often in an insanitary condition. Grease or greasy water is  poured down tho pi���������!->���������; tlieso become  lined with anything that will stick  to them, nnd foul odors escape into  tho room. Even cooks the most tidy  Bhould uso a /disinfectant from timo  to timo and keep th'o pipes clear.  Thero are various preparations whicli  may bo 'employed, ns sal sodn, carbolic acid solution, nnd even common copperas, though this, it much  vised, will rust iron pipes badly.. Boiling water poured down occasionally  fends to keep t&o pipes in good condition. Thero rhoulrt bc a strainer  ���������over tho opening of Uio drain pipe,  to prevent its .ccoming obstructed,  and if the sfnk is kept clean '*;his will  bo a further safeguard.  J-olllcs or buirtis conlnir ij refuse,  as aPPh's or potato pann.,-.', ������Wii. of  tomatoes, scraps from IH'' table, etc.,  should not bo allowed to stand  around Hour after hour in lho kitchen  until Iho wholo Is a .soothing mass  of f^rmontntioi) Wany cooks nro  ixlreruily uu'cIm* in  this matter;  it  REMEMBER THAT  Milk which is turned or changed  may bo sweetened nnd rendered fit  for uso by stirrir if in  a litllo soda.  Salt will curdle now milk. Henco,  in preparing liiillr porridge, gravies,  etc., the salt sho dd not bo added  uirtil  thc dish  is prepared.  Clean toiling Water., will remove  tea stains and many fruit stains.  Pour the" water through thu stain  and thus prevent it spreading  through  the fabric.  Ripo tomatoos'will remove ink and  olher stains from white cloth and  from the hands.  A tablespoon, of iurpontine boiled  with whito clothes will aid in tho  whitening   process.  Boiled starch is n. ucli improved by  tho addition of a little sperm salt  or gum arable  dissolved.  Beeswax and salt will mako , rusty  flat irons as clean and smooth as  glass. Tic a lump of wax in a rag  and keep it for lhat purpose. Whon  the irons are Hot ru'b thamTirst with  tho rag, then scour with a cloth or  papor  sprinkled  with, salt.  Kerosene will sofLen boots . and  shoos that?have been hardened by  wator and render them as pliable as  now.   4   ADVENTURES  WITH  LION'S.  The Big Beasts Are Frequently Encountered by Man.  Nows is to hand from two independent sources, says South Africa, of  an extraordinary adventure that recently bofoll Jlr. Dickert, a farmer  living somo 15 miles from Malindi  Siding, on tho Wankios lino. Mr.  Dickert wont to' bed at 10 o'clock  and was just going to" sleep when ho  heard what lie thought was a pig  grunting and sniffing outside the  door. He got up and stopped 'outside to call his dogs, when ho was  seized by a lion. Ho shouted, and  Mrs. Dickert ran out with a riilo,  with which sho hit lho animal on the  head, causing.it to loose its hold.  Mr. Dickert immediately snalchod  at tho rifle and fired, point blank,  fortunately killing the lion at the  first shot. Tho whole affair was  over in a few seconds, and occurred  closo to tho bedroom door, where thc  hungry animal had evidently been  wailing. Mr. Dickert was badly  scratched and had his arm lacerated  whero tho lion seized him. Though  sufficiently serious at tho timo, ho  now looks upon tho adventure as ono  of tho most novel ot his experiences.  Tho'people at Malindi  Siding have ....       _,  boon annoyed by a lion that develop-  dog's language,    which  I understand  i  f  ���������**. ���������'  ���������*j.-%^v.j.-%..;.-������*-^������>**^>*������<> ���������������������������������>������������������������������������������*'���������>  I must admit that I am somowliat  nshnmed to relate tho beginning oi  our mutual attachment. To speak  frankly, there is littlo room for proper self-respect or dignity: it. tho con-  fftssion that one fell in lovo at first  sight with a miserable looking creaturo. discovered shivering beneath a  portco.hero on a black and stormy  night; it may bo evangelical, l.ut it  hardly savors of prido for a man to  share his existence with a poor,  homeless and abandoned wretch who  beggod for a night's shelter nnd  camo from nobody .now whc.*o.  But a man's affections cannot always bo set upon tlio high and  mighty of this earth,, nor can his  esteem bo given solely to these who  have succeeded in obtaining a largo  slinro of its good things. Thoso attachments which nro most talked of  are vcry often tlio least pleasant, and  it must bt admitted that a lack of  fortune i.s not necessarily a disparagement, nn'd, for tho most part, tho  cruol tricks of fate take away nothing of personal merit.  13osidos, I was rewarded for my  good deed, if it was ono, so rare and  unbounded an admiration and gratitude that it deserves to bo mentioned.  To bcoln at th'o beginning, tlien, I  was on my way homo from thc club,  where I had just lost at play a sum  largo enough to destroy all thoughts  of merriment. On such occasions the  world invariably becomes black and  gloomy, my fellow men appear greater fools than they actually are, women aro but painted imitations of  beauty and all cab drivers a pest lo  bo ruthlessly treated.  All my best uintimcnts arc clouded  over for tho time, and in my wrath  and despair I usually endeavor to  make some one ,clsc as unhappy as I  am myself. Accordingly, I remember  upon this particular occasion two  beggars had hastily and 'tremblingly  withdrawn from my footsteps ns I  stalked  tragically  homeward.  Suddenly, as t turned a poorly  lighted corner, I hoard a low whine  at my side. I haughtily turned my  head the othor way. Two steps further come a second cry, from thc  other side this time and more persistent and insistent.  "Tho devil fly away witK you!" I  thought irritably. "I suppose I  can't decently leave the poor beggar  to dio just because I have lost a fow  piles of gold pieces."  -I paused,- feeling in my pockets for  tho few. scattered coins that had survived Hie evening's shipwreck. Tho  light from ,tho flaring street lamp illumined n single spot in tho darkness, nnd instead of th'o heggnr I  had expected I saw;���������a littlo, -shivering, black dog, * whoso' long curly  ears foil nearly to the ground and  wh'ose tail, w-agging pitifully, betrayed the owner's misery better than any  words.  I was furious. To be suro. tho dog  is tho friend of man in general, and  Tam the friend of thc dog in particular. -But lo bo stopped on such a  night, when T was nobody's friend,  either in general or particular, and  just for a'dog, was too much!  I started" to walk on, when I felt  his tongue, warm and moist, lick my  liand. Doubtless he wished to thank  rao for having done so much as to  pause and glare nt him for an instant. It was generous of mo, truly!  I stopped again. His tail was  wagging more and moro earnestly,  ancl hi.s dark eyes looked imploringly into mine.  Como,"     h'o    was     saying  in  his  turnod His attention to mo and my  bed. Ho regularly took possession  of mo aud rnado Himself completely  at homo. ^=___  After his own toilet had boen mado  and the traces of his former misery  removed, I presented him. to tho mess  whero, with perfect self-possession,  ho accepted tho pottings and attentions  of my fellow  officers.  "Ho. would make an excellent military dog," said tho Colonel, always  on eminently practical man.   ���������  "Very truo," said tlio Liculenant-  Colonol, who invariably agreed wiih  his superior,   as  was proper.  "Let mo liavo him, Wilhelm," said  my chum, a Gaplaia in my own regiment. "I'll tench him tho tricks of  the trade.     He'd bo a lino mascot."  And, indeed, it was not long beforo  tlio intclllgont animal had learned  his lesson well. Ho could give tho  alarm, discover sentinels and spies  and carry written messages, delivering tliom to tho proper person. Tho  Colonel was delighted with him, and  h'e soon became tlic pet of tho regiment.  Tiicro wns ono thing, however, thnt  Ncdj-fc learned, to Irate very thoroughly, oven a painted picturo, and  that was tlio French uniform. In  order to inspire him witli a lasting  sentiment' of this nature, my friend  tho Captain, after fastening the dog  in tho stable, ha'd dressed up as a  French' officer and then pretended to  strike mc.  THo experiment was a complete success, s-o much so that wo had to interrupt it for fear of an accident, for  Nedjeli was straining at his ropo and  growling. After that ho evinced a  great Hatred for anything that recalled the uniform. Alas, it was this  very sentiment that brought aboul  his doalli.  One day In July I was walking  wilh my friojojls on tho outskirts of  Uie city, adinfnng tho rich' crops thnt  would soon be Harvested. Ncdjeh  was with mo,  on a leash.  From time to time lie lookod at  mo    with     a  bored     expression  and  VOYAGE TOJOTANY BAY  EXPERIENCE    IN*  AN AUSTRALIA!.   CONVICT SHIP.  Hardened   Criminals    and    Young',  Lads  Were   Chained    To-  gather.  It was     July   10,  183S,   and    tho  British mind at that time. Tho herding with felons���������tho treatment thoy  received from some of tho military  (who .wero despots) wore too well  known, and I recall no instance  whoro a returned convict settled on  British soil. Indeed, of tho hundreds  who wero "sent out" ono hears little; they seem to havo disappeared  from tho face of the earth.  Our voyago was    long and tedious  morning broko clear wilh a promise and tho first break wns caused by  of sunshino a.s wo roso at the unus-J tho death of a tailor, who died of  ually early hour of threo o'clock,   lt  ������������������-���������'- ���������*-���������������������������        ������ *-������������������  --   ���������--  was tho day of our sailing from England for Australia���������10,000 miles ovor  the sea���������and tho day of parting from  our dear ones. My father hnd beon  called upon in command of his rcgi  ment to go  Botany Buy  brain fever. Poor follow, ho had  brooded over his misfortune and refused food from tlio timo ho left  Portsmouth. Ills ravings wero hideous, and his death was a happy release, lie had beeu convicted of tlio  wilh tho convicts to pultry olVonco of .slenling a small  Although tho idea wns sum of money from his aunt, a mis  FROiM BONNIE SCOTLAND  NOTES   OP     __T_3rp.EST     TROH,  EEH BANKS AlTD 3JSAES,  What    Is     Going on in tho Higl_������  lands and Lowlands of  Auld So.tia.  Glasgow is to Have a motor firo-  oigino.  For somo timo post TigtonsJiire  seems to liavo been overrun with beggars.  Thero is    somo talk  of a separata  chair for diseases of women fn Edinburgh  University.  I    Somebody hns calculatod tliat  30.-  ! Q00  people     are  now   driving  motor  cspocinlly  repugnant  to  him,  as     he crly  old  woman,   whoso  only  -Usllor   cars  in Scotland.  was a widower, wilh the care of two  ho was.   He  always  maintained     his.    There aro now not only per_ny-in-tho  daughters    of   sixteen     and  eighteen   innocence to   tho   last,    nnd the ofli-,s*Jot gas metre, in Stirling, but also  and  a  widowed   mother,  ho  declined   cials on board really thought that as  slot electric uuetrcs,  to  do  ns  many of tho military did,' ho differed so much from tho  others  beg to bo excused, for ho wns l ighi (who owned to thoir offences, and  in his views lhat a soldier wa.s who boro tlioir lot with tolerable  bound to go without hesitation equanimity) that ho was innocent,  wherever called upon, writes M. C.' Up to tho timo of his arrest ho had  in Now  York Evening Post. (always been a devoted husband   and  I was at tho ago when the light father, and an exemplary man. His  that is around is all from within, and. burial ut sea was a pathetic inci-  tho idea of a voyago of livo months dent. No mourners, thc quartermas-  seomod delightful, in spite of tho fact ter and captain standing whilo tho  that nearly all of my fellow-pussen- body, wrapped in canvas wus slid  gors would bo battened off from   my into tho sea.  viow. However, youth lives in anti-| T'ho health of that large consign-  cipation, and littlo did I think when mont of human beings was a matter  I roso that morning that it would bo of great responsibility to the ship  my last day on English soil��������� for I surgeon, Dr. Boll, for having no veg-  am hardly likely at my advanced ngo etablos, an epidemic of scurvy broko  after sixty-seven years, to visit Eng- ol't. which tho physician sought to  land. | avert by liberal doses of lime water  Wo boarded H.M.S. "Porlsca" at administered to unwilling partakers.  Tilbury Fort, and it was sad to sco On ono occasion tho surgeon report-  the poor follows iilo on board at ed a caso of insubordination. Cap-  Portsmouth from lho prison hulks ordain D , ono of tho prisoners, had  convict  ships,    sinners  though     thoy,'refused to  touch  thc  limo  water,  as  it had boen mixed in tho bathtub, tho  only availablo vessel of sufficiently  gigantic proportions. Insubordination was punished for forty-eight  hours in thc   guard    room, but     my  ed tho habit of coming right up to  the station and . wns heard in tho  neighborhood of tho railway men's  houses. A short -time ago the "conductor of the Tails' train and several  of the passengers saw .two .young  lions playing between thc rails noar  tho" Gwaai  Further up tho lino, in tho direction of tho Zambesi, the lions appear to bo much moro numerous. Not  long since tho native commissioner  a-t Matetsi is reported to have . had  fifteen head of livo stock killed in  broad daylight by nine lions which  woro hunting together.  Quito lately two or threo lions  havo been seen closo to the Victoria  Falls, on the south side of tho river,  but, for_tho reassurance of visitors,  it may bo" mentioned that they only  appeared at night and wore exceedingly shy of any human being.  At Dott,-which is' on tho samo  lino of railway, a few weeks ago tho  remains were found of a white man  who could not bo identified and who  appeared to have been killed and  partly eaten by lions.  Another European whon accosted  for travelling without a ticket hastily left the train in thc same district, mado off in the darkness and  has n������t boen seen since. All of which  shows that thero is plenty of work  awaiting tho sportsman, oven in  southern Rhodesia.  EVERY MAN TO HIS TASTE.  In tho garden of a great man six  persons wero silling, a scientific man  a merchant, a poet, a young man,  very much in love���������a lawyer and a  lady. The wind was blowing rather  hard and six apples fell down. Each  took ono. Tho scientific mnn took  his applo and discovered a now law  of nature. The merchant sold his.  The pool nte his. Tho young innn  who was vcry much in lovo gavo hi.s  to his sweothourt. The lawyer wont  to law against tho owner of^ the tree  on account of being hit by^'the fnl-  len apple. But the lady took hcr  apple to tho owner of the tree, gained hln affections, and us ho wus rich  hIio had lots of money all tho rest  of her lifo-���������__oui Fubles of Eugene  Hellal.'  perfectly, "come, now, don't he  hard Hearted! Look, I am freezing  cold and starving to . death! " I  haven't a master, nor the smallest  sign of a" bone, nor anywhere. to  sleep. Take mc homo with you. I'll  follow- you and obey. you_and lovo  you, for I'm a very good sort of  dog. OH, I'm sure that now you've  seen How miserable I am, you can't  go on anil leave mc to die. Honest,  now,  con-you?"  ITo was right.     I couldn't.  It didn't tako very long for me to  toll him so, either. I stooped and  patted his curly head nnd thc dog,  understanding my language as well  as I hue' road his. jumped into rny  nrms with his wet, cold feet, uttering  sh'ort littlo harks, which wore all he  had strength for.  "Como along, old man," I said;  "you belong to mc now."  He didn't make me repeat it twice,  but rubbed his muzzle against my  leg and trotted beside mo Happily.  "Aren't you rather hungry?" I inquired presently, looking afc hiim.  "Gracious, yes; abominably so,"  answered the tail, wagging furiously.  "Como on, then, we'll go and havo  some supper," I suggested.  He accepted my proposition wilh  alacrity, and wo stopped at a restaurant, where I procured an excellent  soup, full of all sorts of doggish  delicacies, and put it down beforo  my now friend. He was evidently  satisfied, for ho ato with' an. appetite  which I secretly envied him.  While b**- ���������������.*������ 1'������timined liim. Ho  was of a good ijreed, certainly, for  his limbs were well formed and  shnpoly. Stolen from somebody's  kennel, I .surmised.  1 decided that I would name him  Nodjoh, which serened to suit his  dark beauty, nnd I informed him of  hi.s new co������nomon. *Il������.took liim somo  timo to get used to it, but tlien, I  couldn't expect everything.  Tho next morning, after a night  spent on a comfortable pillow, Ned-,  jeh was as much at Homo in my  bachelor quarters ns if He had been  born thore. He examined all the  corners, searched th'e closets, watched my orderly polish" my boots with  every sign    of approval and, lastly.  yawned widely. His whito toetli  gleaming in h'is inouth. Seeing that  I was bound to' continue my walk,  he followed at my heels wilh a resigned  droop to his cars.  Wc stopped where a company of  men were practising marksmanship  and presently I felt a hard tug at  tho leash. Ncdjeh, his eyes gleaming, his Hair bristling, was standing  on  his  l.ir.d  legs  barking madly.  In vain I tried to soothe him, patting and calling him pet names; he  only continued to bark, hoarsely and  chokingly, as he strained at his collar. At last he gave one long snap  at the leash, which , broke. Ncdjeh  tumbled ovcr in - tho dust but, recovering himself, dashed off nt a wild  run.  "Here, here, Ncdjoli; come back!"  I commanded, but his ears were sealed. ' , ' >  At some distance, in the field wero  the painted models of a man, standing,' kneeling and lying down, which  served as targets for the mon to  shoot at. Ono of theso was painted  in tho Hated colors of tho French  uniform.                      ,  Wilh _a furious growl, Nedjeh rushed upon this latter, bitting it and  touring it to pieces. ' Tho astonished  soldier laid down hi.s gun, and the  onlookers, delighted with tho spectacle,   applauded  boisterously.  "Bravo "for tho dogl Down with  tho Frenchman! Oo ahead, Fido; oat  him up!': they criod.  I hastened to catch hold again of  tho leash, but by the limo I did so  all that' remained of tho unfortunate  model wns a scattered pilo of wood-  on, splinters, torn and bitten. Nodjoh  had satisfied his hatred, and, panting, he aw-aitcd my* approach' with a  triumphant air. And although' I  was obliged to pay for the destroyed  target, I could not iind any excuse  for scolding my dog, who had -dono  nothing but what ho had been  taught to consider his duty.  Now comes the sad epilogue of my  story, which ^hcro dedicate -to all  my readers who arc fond of dogs. I  should have wished to conclude in" a  loss funereal strain, and portray Ncdjeh as continuing the courso of his  exploits in a real oncountor'.with.thc  enemy wherein ho would bc covered  with-glory!���������But,���������alas,���������tho-poor-dni="  rnal died, though" not upon, the field  of battlo, yet none the loss a victim. ITo was made to pay with hi.s  life a too complete obedience to the  lessons  ho had  received.  He died during th'c niglit, poisoned  by tho colors ho had absorbed whilo  devouring tho painted Frenchman.  All my caro wns powerless to savo  him, and ovon th'o veterinary was  obliged  to confess himself baffled.  Poor Iittlo dogl    Wo lamented him,  you may ho suro, and wo buried liim  in a corner of tlio mess garden, in a  quict,.s_cllcred   spot,   and   ovcr     Mn  gravo  wo put the inscription:  NED.J PITT.  Th'o dog of the Regiment.  A victim to his duty!   ��������� ���������  COLORING  FRESH WOOD.  A considerable industry has recently been developed in Sweden on tho  basis of an invention made by  Joseph Phislor, an Austrian, whorc-  Jjy coloring matter is forced into  frosH-cut wood. Jt takes tho placo  of the sap, and gives lo tho wood a  brilliant color,, which does not fade  aftor tho wood Has become seasoned.  BircK, beech, alder, maplo, olnr and  basswood are tlio vnrioties most successfully treated. The dye can bo  forced through length's of wood as  great, as 13 feet. Wh'en seasoned and  polished, the colored woo'd presents  a beautiful appearance, and is largely used for making furniture, and  alsp for tho 'itt ings of ships and  tram-cars.  wore,  chained to  each  other by    big  irons, two by two, and handcuffed.  A MOTLEY  CREW  thoy soomed  (with  a fow exceptions,  of   whom    moro  horcaftor).      Sullen  faces,  hardened somo  of  them,     nnd father passed tho matter over,    with  such  as you  would    expect,  for     to  tho    exclamation,      "Poor devil!      I  uso my father's  words,  tho majority  don'l wonder."  were tho offspring  of Newgate���������Eng-1 '   A STORM AROSE  land's Sing Sing. True thoro wero whon wo wero off tho coast of Tas-  thoso who Had been sont out for mania, and tho mon besought of  minor offences, but only fivo in a'thoir keepers to set lhem froo, as  hundred. It was in this way that, thoy wero chained to thoir bunks by  side by side, thero marched tho tho log. Abovo tho roaring of tho  poacher, embezzler, the trebly, con-j wind wo could hoar the shouts of  vicled felon and tho murderer, the'the mon. "Lot us free; wo shall  bigamist and tho lad who had stolon'drown liko rats!" "I only stole a  a watch. Think of it! four hundred watch," criod ono. Thus thoir delin-  Britishers marching in prison garb,' quencies wero published all night for  with tho sign of tho broad arrow���������.the benefit of thoso on board, until  tho brand of tho convict���������sewn on dawn, whon the storm abated. Mil-  tho back and arms, most of them itary discipline was inexorable, and  leaving homo and country forovor.' had tho ship gone down that night  Transportation���������*for life was tho sen-'thoy would have gono down, too, in  tence of most of thcm. - | their    bunks, for tho danger of    un-  When all woro on board and had loosing such a mob.was too great. A  boon taken in hand by their respec- fortnight later, when the ship drop-  live guards, tho subordinate officers,' ped anchor in Tort Jackson, tho first  my father returned to the saloon, sight that "greeted us was fourteen  and taking up a packet of letters, mon hanging by tho neck from tcm-  asked us to road thom carefully and porary scaffolds. Thoy had been  seo if they " containod anything sedi- hanged that morning outside tho jail,  tious, in them. One of tho first I as was tho custom in England in  opened demanded instant atlontion. thoso days'. Justice was speedy.  It was written by tho mother, of a Thoso mon woro highwaymen; it was  clerk of the Bank of England, found the cuslom to awo tho spectators  guilty of embezzlement of sixty and to hang several of thom together  pounds, and sentenced to ton years' in public. On landing in -Sydney  ponnl servitude. The broken-hearted now, with" its beautiful city and gay-  mother, who was evon now- waiting ly dressed and happy crowds, it is  on the quay at tho foot of tho gang-, diflleult    to  think that such    scones  way,    implored of Cnptnin  ,    my woro enacted there less than seventy  fathor, to allow hcr just five minutes j*cars ago, and to know the work-  wilh her son. Sho urged that sho ings of tho imperial mind which  would nover seo hor boy again, as could make "a dumping ground" of  sho had not many months  to     live/so  fair a spot.  Sho promised not to speak, just to j One 6? the most remarkable pris-  hold him. to her heart onco more was oners on board our ship was. Cap-  all sho asked.    Sho would submit   to  tain C .   He had boen convicted of  bo searched, anything but tho bigamy and sentenced to transporta-  thought that she must never sco him tion and five years' penal servitude,  again! My father walked up and Tho circumstances of his case wero as  down in great perturbation���������he know follows: In his youth ho had made  how strict tho orders woro -on that an unhappy alliance, and before ho  subject, and how could ho give per-'departed for India, whither ho was  mission to one and not to another. I ordered on active service, ho had a  And yot how could ho refuse this legal separation mado oul. Remain-  piteous appeal. Suddenly ho stopped'ing in India eleven years, ho just re-  walking, he had como to a decision, turned in timo to be sent to Spain,  lie    would risk a reprimand, as    he', whore he distinguished himself in   ac-  Unlil.e thc -huwl trade, which is  in a very tad condition, tho tweed  mills of Alva and :Tillicoutry aro very,  busy.  Tho United Free Church, notwithstanding all its troubles, had un increase of nearly throe thousand members last year.  Tn one of the churches iu Kelso, recently, thc preacher paused in his discourse and reprimanded tho choir for  levity.  At Rothesay tho Caledonian Railway Company have just put their  Porters and shore staff into , smart  uniforms, _ witli pienty of gold laco  ami gold buttons.  An c-ld MS. in tho record room* of  th'o County Buildings at Inveraray  shows i'hat thero were 114 landowners of the name of Campbell in Argyllshire in 17.1. "  A motor scorcher who was fined for  reckless driving at Carlisle, pleaded  Ko had ''got reckless through driving  in Scoth.nd. whore tliey could go ns  thoy lil.eJ!"  Tho oaco beautiful Ionic temple  erected to tho memory of Thomson,  th'e author of "Tho Seasons," is now  in a pitiful state. It stands on a  small hill near  Dr.vburgh Abbev.  THe North British Railway" Company are inlro'ducinir electric lights  into th'eir signal posts, and tho  greasy man at stations who is known  as "Lamps" will disappear in time.  Ayrshire contains nearly seventy  miles of sea coast, but naturo has  boen unkind to her in Harbors. An-  drossan and Troon aro the only places capable of being made useful to  navigators.  considered tho lad's  sontonco a  of  BARBARIC   SEVERITY.  Ho gavo orders  for  "No.  16"  to  relic tion,   losing    an arm,   and    winning  tho much coveted Victoria Cross (for  special  bravery)  among othcr  decor-  bo  ations.      ITe  was tho "lion", of   tho  brought to him.A refined looking'hour, and peeresses vied with ono  young man stood- beforo him', with another iii adding lustre to thoir en-  bowed head and ashy faco.   Then hc  tcrtaiiiincnts  by tho presence of  was told that' his mother would seo  him for a few moments on parting.  Tho young   man    had a request    to  THE  HANDSOME  SOLDIER  whoso breast glittered    with    medals  pinned on by his sovereign,  Miss Gushlcigh���������"I'm suro, professor, I'm immensely flattered that you  should leave that learned crowd nnd  como over and talk to poor littlo  mc!" Professor Chumploigh���������"Well,  you soc���������er���������tho fact is, I'm tired of  ���������their clever talk, and I thought I'd  come and listen to you and rest my  mind for a wh'ilc."  make;���������Ho" implorod-my-father"to"al-j���������'Arnong-tho-ladies-he*'niet���������at~this  low him to put another pair ofj time was an heiress-of distinction,  trousers ovcr those ho woro, that his young, beautiful, and with suitors all  mothei* might bo spared tha sight of round, whom sho disdained because  tho leg irons, which would add so [sho had fallen in love with tho gallant captain. Whilo in India, several  oars bofore. Captain C��������� had hoard  havo had thn irons removed���������for theyj of his wife's death, and It seems ex-  woro rivettod on. His mother wa.s traordinary that he did not verify  waiting now  for permission lo  come'tho    news    before   ontertaiuing    any  tne leg irons, which would add soish  much to thc horror of his situation.! lai  It would havo taken   too     long    to; yo  on board.  A soldier   walked  down  tho  plank,   and  touching  his  cap.  idea of a second marriage. Hc did  g .*. jt not do so, however, and hc married  said,  tho heiress In spito of tho opposition  "Tho captain wishes to seo you, rna-j of  her    fumily,    who,  being     Roman  dam."   A   richly   dressed   and     com- Ca  parntivoly  ichly urcsscu and com  young woman followed  him into the saloon, whoro my father,  mot hcr. Hcr son was standing in  expectation. Ho rushed to his mother's outstretched arms, and during  tho wholo of    tho   interview,    which  tholics, objected to hcr marrying  out of tho fold. He was a 1'rorcs-  tant. They wore married a year, nnd  life went merrily with them, whon a  whisper came which startled military  and   aristocratic    circles. Captain  C 's wifo had    Appeared; sho   had  lasted fivo minutes, not a word was boon "In retreat" in a convent, and  spoken, only tho broken sobs of tho, on coming out had heard of hor  unhappy pair were hoard.   My father  '���������' "  *���������"  was obliged to remain with them,  nnd seeing that it was only prolonging grief, ho gently touched her  shoulder and drew hcr away���������tho sergeant leading the   young man    back  husband's brilliant achievements and  of his marriage. His arrest followcJ  and ho was relentlessly prosecuted by  his second wife's brother. His ."uilure  to verify his wife's supposed death  wont   against    him at his trial, and  to his cabin. My father assisted tho ho wns convicted,  stricken mother to tho gangway, and] His brother oflicors never could un-  choking wilh emotion, wrung hcr. derstand how so honorable a man  hand saying, "May God'keep mo and, could mako such a mistake, and th-^y  mino from  such  sorrow  as yours,   i'always believed him    innocent.     but  will remember you." On arriving in  Australia ho appointed the young  man "sentry"- at Hyde Park Barracks (the Houso of Detention in  Sydney) instead of sending him out  to work on the roads in a  gang  British law was obdurate, although  great influence was brought to bear  tliat ho might bc spared transportation. His second wife stood by him  and,believed ,in him, arid continued  convict| to write tho most impassioned love  letters  (which  my father,   in hi.s ofli  T'ho poor fellow's first letter in-! cial capucity, was obligo-1 to read)  formed him of hi.s mother's death,.' for threo years, when they suddenly  and at tho expiration of his sentence ceased, and no    answer was received  ho remained in tho colony. Ho belonged to a good family, as nono but  influential peoplo got their sons into  tho Bank of England at that timo���������  and wo can quite understand that ho  would not care" to join his family  after  SUCH AN EXPERIENCE.  Transportation   to   Botany      Bay  was the next thing to hanging in the  Maxim is to-day_  to repeated lottors from Captain C���������  who imagined that either sho had  died, or, in a weak moment, had listened to the persuasions of her  brother and entered a convent.     Ten  years later,     Captain  C 's picture  was in tho London "Illustrated  News" as tho inventor of a gun,  whicli was as well known then as the  SIMPLE   LUTE -IN   ICELAND.  N'o  Liqtior Manufactured, no Jails  and Only One Policeman.  There aro no  manufactories  in  the -  country.      Each    homo   is  a   factory  and every member of the   family    a .  hand. ,- *-j.   .  Shoes nro mndo from goat skins.  The long stockings worn over these''  in wading through thc snow aro  knitted by tho women and children,  and even the. beautiful broadcloth  comes smooth and perfect from tho  hand loom found  in every houso.  Tho sweet simplicity of their national costume does away with tho  necessity of fashion books. ��������� Young  girls who are about to bo married  need "take no thought "as to "wherewithal shall thcy bo clothed." When  they array themselves" in tho .wedding garments of their ancestor, two  or'even three generations remote,,  they arc perfectly up to date in tho  matter .of attire.  Tin's simple life is conducive to a  stato of high morals, higher probably than in nny other part of tho  world. There is not a drop of liquor  manufactured on the island, and for  tho 78,000 population thoro is hut  ono policeman. Thore is neither, a  jail nor any place of incarceration  for criminals; nor yet is there a  court in which a- high crime co'uld be  tried.  Tho percentage of crime is so small  that it docs not warrant tho expense  of keeping up a court. When a criminal trial becomes necessary the offender is' taken to Denmark to  answer to the law for his misdeeds.  . Tho - womon aro among tho most  advanced in the world. Their Woman's Political J_eaguc has a member- "  ship_of_7,000, _ahd_thcy_enjoy__ .more   civil rights than the women of, almost any other country, having * a  voico on all elections save that for  members of their legislative body.   "**  DICKENS PHRASES.  Since Shakespearo no writer has  "made language" to the extent that  Dickons has done, and tho number of  common cblloqtiialisms taken from  his novels nnd which everybody uses  o\*ery dny is tho outstanding proof  ot the success with which ho has appealed to thc imagination of the nation, says tho London Express.  How often ono hears "Barkis' ia  willin'," "Bowaro of widders,"-  "Oliver Twist nsks for moro," "Cod-  lin's tho friend, not Short," "I  don't believe there's no such person," "Let mo put my lips to it  when I am so dispoged," "Waiting  for something to turn up," "A trifle  wearing," "The law is a hnss," "The  demnition bow-wows," and so on.  Not n fow' actual words have come  from Dickons to the dictionary,���������  Podsnappery. Pickwickian, Pecksnif-  finn. Bumbledom, nnd many" others.  "Dolly Vardcn," the protty heroine  of "Barnnby Rudgo," hns given hcr  name to a hat, while Mrs. Leo Hunter, thc Artful Dodger, Uriah Hoop,  and Jlrs. Jnrloy have bocomo common generic terms.  GRAPHITE IN  QUEENSLAND.  GrapKiW deposits are not comaion,  and since th'e failure of the old mines  in Cumberland, England, worked for  more thnn 300 years, tho Inrgcst  supply has coir, from Ccylou. Now,  however, if is aunoun' e'd lhat an important 'deposit cf graphite, worked  during the past year on "a slope of  Mount Bopplo, near tho north" .oast  of Queensland, gives prornisa Ct furnishing a large supply. Scams va"ry-  ing in thickness from, ore to fiat feet  have been  discovered.  '-..  \Jh  ?A-.*m  - ������  .-X  . 1.  *,".t ������  S-l  Yi  ������  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������ao������������cS99ec9eo0c*eeo������6edca������eaa*6oesaa������s3cec������9s������  I A GREAT NAME &'A (KMT HANI '  A great name  in business is won  on tho strength  ol many years of  upright and honest dealing ��������� a  great Pinno is  lhe result of llio  best material and  skill in labor, directed by lhat  superior knowledge which belongs to wido experience and (n-  miliarty with tho  highest ideals in  tho arl of piano  manufacture.  These are the  i____J*l reasons why lho  Nordlieimer   Piano    commands  lim^^X^^^k-SZi.A^^A evo,'-v   ,noi������. ������������������?  y AA'^A'AipAAiiAA'tiAiiAA'A'-iA^ttiAP'il pure nnd musical  rSJSSP~vPi^yA.iSAiS[ySilM 'lhoy nro inanti-  .JSit^S'&ShSiSiJjfiVApiirpitfj) lactiired lor  cri-  tt'i~'-J;'rw'--*,';'i:v','-'i;!!|J'---'!---|:-i'il!!'^'^ livid   and    hiifli  Vv>j *Vj^'-tU'Sfvii*:;:''-:"-*'^"l**?f^:'>. ^r-V:,'^:^'i>. ������-'i������ss ''���������iltl������- ll,*!ir  )'} 5 fe'^. ;;L������:������*j*;l'!-!;?5,:j; i!!;:C:?;-i:' V-' '���������:".'.:::". ;"i:i!;:; .:^;::i:;i *-"JJ very     uppivei.'i-  ���������'<*,.&���������}::-.  you this  artistic  .__..,.   pj.m0 ;md make  you acquainted  with ils pleasing  possibilities.  : Revelstoke Insurance   Agency  LOANS  LIMITED  .REAL  ESTATE  INSURANCE  ���������  a  a  ���������  9  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  *  *  a  a  a  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published   every  Tliursilny.     Subscription  $2  pc-r year.   Advertising rate* on application.  Changes of advertisements must bo in bofor  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion.  Job Printing in all its branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, A.oust 31, 1905.  THRILLING  A Visit to the Great Deutschman Caves Described by F. C.  Lang, of Golden���������A Miraculous Escape.  (Golden Star.)  F. C. Lang, our popular mining recorder, visited the great caves during  the past week, and gave The Star an  interesting account of his explorations  in the immense depths of the Deutschman cave. Mr. Lang enjoys tho distinction of having heen the first,  outside of Deutschman himself, to got  from top to bottom, practically speaking, of the caves proper, and gained  an experience which hc will not soon  forget.  Mr. Lang camped at Ross Peak tank,  eight miles west of Glacier, where the  foot trail to the great cave starts, going  up next morning in company with Mr.  Deutschman.    the   discoverer of  the  cave.   The main entrance of the caves  lies at an altitude of   5,3S_ feet   ahove  sea level, and 1.900 feet above the O.P.  E. track.    As the crow flies about two  miles from the track, by trail possibly  thiee.     It   took  about four hours to  make the ascent, while the trip down  can be made in oue hour.  The caves were discovered by C. H.  ���������Deutschmanra ti'apper and prospectorr  last fall, and his camp  is situated in  the centre of the basin, surrounded by  the most beautiful natural park I have  yet seen in British Columbia; level nnd  containing several acres and  carpeted  with a profusion of flowers and grasses  not met with in the valleys below.   Beyond this park is an open  basin  with  occasional trees, grasses and   flowers;  streams, with various other streams,  entering a small, clear lake.     At the  head of   the   basin   lies  a   mountain  glacier of  clear,   blue   ice,   of   many  thousands of   acres   in   extent.     The  first and higher cave, which this creek  drops into, has a   depth   as   far  as   I  ���������went down of abont 200 feet,  meeting  the creek and following numerous falls  and rapids in  the creek  for 100 foot.  The   next   cave   below1 is   from  two  torrents   on   the   north   side   of  the  mountain, dropping into a   hole   ancl  disappearing, coming   out  about   300  feet below, causing the formation of a  natural bridge of rock about   300  feet  long.   Where the creek emerges from  the bridge, the creek descrihed entering the first cave   comes   out,   which  here makes quite a   large   bottom   of  ���������water.     The creek  is exposed for 100  yards and tumbles into   a   vast   cave  immediately at the camp.    About 100  feet above where the water enters this  hole, a dry cave goes   down   through  the rocks.    Iu getting down into this  cave nine ladders,   a  floating  bridge  and nnmciou's loses and ropes aio usod  to reach the auditorium, where the  creek i.s mot, and various falls and  cascades are found within. Thc auditorium would have a diameter of about  eighty feet with a sloping of varigatcd  rock of a height of from forty to  eighty foot. The air here is perfectly  dry, ns is also thc rock, and would ho  a line place to either winter or summer  in. There are numerous tunnels leading from the main entrance of the  cave���������some within ten feet of the  floor, others to be seen in the walls  from 25 to 50 foot above, but inaccessible. One of these tunnels, ten foet  from thc floor and aliout half way  from the entrance, I entered and followed upwards for some 150 foot and  came out, looking down on the floor of  the auditorium and crock, some eighty  feet.below. This cave is dilferent from  tho others in that it contains several  large arches or girders running half  way, to the roof, one in particular  attracting my attention, being one  inch thick, four feet wide and about  15 feet long. A peak of rock, about  ten feet high, standing in the middlo  of the floor, has been named Mount  Ayr. Numerous pot-holes worn perfectly round with the clearest spring  water, are found in many places in  the cave.  The next caves are known as Canyon Caves, where the creek drops into  a hole at the camp and emerges about  100 yards below into a canyon with  perpendicular sides 125 feet in height.  Here the creek is visible for 200 feet.  Entering this cave, which is by far tbe  largest yet discovered, one could put  The Star building with a flagstaff of  100 foet with The Star flying from the  masthead, inside, and it would barely  roach the top of the cave. Tlie height  of the cave at the entrance would be  about fifty feet, and there is a hole  above^witb^udiameter-of. som&5Q-feet^  Standing at the creek bottom and  looking upwards, trees and tops of  peaks are visiblo, presenting one of  the most beautiful sights imaginable.  Here one could find ample space for  lawn tennis, golf and many other  games. In this cave at one place the  crock has a straight fall of fifteen feet  and then--good-bye creek. It disappears ancl you cannot evon find the  slightest trace of it after reaching this  point; it apparently has been swallowed by Mother Earth.  Askod as to the cause of tho hundred and one bruises and scars visible  en hi.s person, Mr. Lang reluctantly  explained that he followed his guide  down info the canyon on a half-inch  rope 125 feet long. It was on the return journey that the wounding occurred. After spending a short time at  the bottom they prepared for the return journey up that 125 feet of rope,  the guide leading the way and reaching terra firina after a hard piece of  swinging and climbing, as the rope by  (his time had become wet and slimy,  and not having been knotted, made  the trip an extremely perilous one.  Nothing daunted, Mr. Lang started  up the slippery rope, nearing the top  little by little and slowly but steadily,  now swinging in mid-air and again  reaching a small projection on the  walls of the canyon with tho toe to  give  him   another lift on his upward  |J September 27th to October 7th, .905 ^  Stupendous   and   comprehensive   array  of  Exhibits representing tlie resources of all Canada.  ty'  0 \  ATTRACTIONS  Enlarged Grounds.      New, Handsome and  Spacious   Buildings.  ������'   WORLD'S   CHAMPIONSHIP   EVENTS    IN   [ROWING   AND  ty Lacrosse,   Horse   Racing,    Broncho   " Busting:,"  ty Military Parades and Excises. W  ty  ty   ROYAL IRISH GUARDS AND OTHER FAMOUS BANDS.  ty   GRAND WATER CARNIVAL���������PARADE   OF   FRAZER   RIVER  ty Fishing   Fleet,   Parrol   Boats,   H. M.    Warships, "������.  X Indian War Canoes, Etc.    Indian Sports. z  ty ty  ty' For all information'write W. I-I. KEARY, *|*  ty Secretary and Manager, New Westminster, B.C.  ty  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty^  journey.the rope gradually stretching,  until within fifteen feet from thc top,  when suddenly his hands gavo out and  slipped down towards the body. Mr.  Lang is not the man to become excited  or lose his presence of mind. He gripped the rope in his teeth, thereby  retaining his uptight position, at tho  srme time endeavoring tn motion to  thc guide, who saw his peril, to pass  him another rope. He could not, however, hang on long and knew just  exactly tho position he was in, so let  go his molar hold, though still clasping the rope with bio hands, and slid  to the bottom, making the fastest time  on record, carrying splinters, rock and  dust with him and sustaining many  bruises and^knocks in the fall. Mr.  Lang's forethought saved his life. He  was naturally completely exhausted,  but managed to regain his feet and  after moving about for a couple of  hours was able to make the top from  a point at about one-half the depth of  the canyon, having during his sojourn  discovered a passage which took him  half-way up the wall. Mr. Lang says  the experience was interesting even if  dangerous, and says Mr. Deutschman  was down the rope after hiin like a  shot to render whatever aid he could,  for which Mr. Lang says he was ex-  ceediu arl v_graU'ful._althouKh_not__seri-  Speak Highly of B. C.  Mr. Marcus. Robinson and Mr. W.  Forrest, two prominent timber merchants, of Edinburgh, Scotland, who  are at the head of tourists on a trip  around the world, spent some time  last week in .the. Canadian Rockies.  To tlfo Vancouver Province Mr. Robinson said : ���������  " British Columbia timber has a  great reputation in Scotland.- A ship  load which'came around Cape Hum  was received-lit our -mills' just a few  days before I left, andit was splendid  stuff. I have often''marveled at the  size of the timbers which have boon  sent us, but after seeing some of the  forest giants coming through the  mountains, I can understand what a  source of wealth the .forests of this  province are I look for British Columbia timber to be more largely  used in shipbuilding in the future."  onsly injured.  $50,000 Fire at Fernie.  Ferxie, B. C, Aug. 20.���������About one  o'clock this morning fire broke out in  a small wooden building in Block 21,  immediately opposite the water tank  at the C. P. R. station, and occupied  by   \V..  G.   Lyon, who ran a clothes  !���������>  cleaning and pressing establishment,  All the buildings in the block were of  wood and not a single structure remains standing today.  The fire entailed a loss of from 835,-  000 to $-10,000, but one-third of which  was covered by insurance. The water  supply was totally inadequate, pressure not being sufficient to throw a  stream of water to the top of a two-  story building. About half of the  hose belonging to the city had been  sent to the Fernie Lumber Company's  mill two cjays previous to extinguish a  bush fire that was threatening the mill  and had not been'returncd. Teams  wore sent for it hut "did not arrive  until the fire had spread all over the  block and was of very little use on  account of lack of water pressure.  There was lack of organization and  people worked haphazard or stood  looking idly on as the firo licked up  building after building. There i.s great  indignation over the lack of organization for fire fighting, and tlie city  officials havo shown their absolute  incapacity to copo with the subject.    ���������  Will-Raise Millions.  The Western Canada Cement and  Coal company has authorized applications for twelve million dollars ,/irst  mortgage bonds at par, to Be applied  in acquiring cement, clay and anthracite coal lands at Kanaskas, Alberta,  in erecting a Portland cement factory  and for working capital.  Besides this company is to build 300  to 500 elevators throughout the Northwest, equipped with the latest appliances and with a capital of from ten  to twelve million dollars additional.  F. AV. Thompson, vice-president of the  Ogilvie Flour Mills, is interested.  u  - _  E*3C__e33  C O M JI K N C I N C  SEPTEMBER  20T.3,  C_B<*_JC_S  Larger   and cbetter  .ever.  of  than  All   kinds  attractions.  open  ������sssaH3BSS������2SH!_E������������SS^  something  in-  Each day  tercsting.  You will meet old friends  there.  Single Fare'on all lines  of travel.  Write for Pricc List  J.  i  Lo  SECRETARY  The undersigned lias opened a Lumber Yard in thc  City and will handle all kinds of  EGtGi. .AKD E6"i������!iS������D LliKBER  ETC.,  ETC.  f r* "���������,"���������* **-P  OV.'Lili-S,  X.Xtl)  stock of Kiln-Dried lulge Grain, Finishings  hand, nnd   Mouldings   of   every   description  will bc kept 'in stock.  so^saxa!ixjssxi.9na2scssE3* &  A   lull  alw;iys on  'RACTDRS!!!.  At Our Yards we will at all times bc in a position to  supply all your wants in First-Class. Material.  _____-. __.>_*!  At onco for "CANADA'S  GKEATEST NURSEIMES "  for the town of ltevelstoke and  surrounding country, which  will be reserved for the right  man. START NOW at the  he_t selling season, and lmndlo  our NEW SPECIALTIES on  Liberal Terms. Write for par-  ticulais, and send 23c.*for our  Handsome Aluminum Pocket  Microscope���������A Little Gem���������  useful IdFai'iiieisin examining  seeds and grain; Orcliardists in  examining trees for insects)  Gardincrs in examining plants  for insects: Teachers tc Scholars in studying Botany and  Everybody in a hundred different ways.  Stone  & Wellington,  FONTHILL NURSERIES,.   - v  '    (Over SOO Acres) ,.**',  TORONTO, - ONTARIO  Yards���������Just Sou.h of Hotel Climax, on Smelter Track  C<3U_SE___S!BS  -gwwwj'jw i_u������_.������_-���������__>_-  ������A/*-A*VV-A<-V*V*vyiA^  n. ..owsof. & co.$ f5jner.il. electors, esbbalmers  i^VVW*-A-V<A-*VWVA-VV-^^  The British,Columbia.  Employment Agency ,  In connection witli Agencies at  VANCOUVER, SEATTLE  CALGARY,   WINNIPEG  AND' EASTERN   CITIES  All kinds of help supplied on shorte.t notice.  LUMBERMEN'S  HELP A   SPECIALTY  Applications promptly   -ittended   to. .   Office  Queen's ltotel Block.   1J. O. liox 2JS. *  R. H. ROGERS,    -   MANAGER  Kevelstoke, B. C.     -  CARPI3TS. "LINOLEUMS OILCLOTHS  AND   ANVTHrNQ 'IN.TLIE "FURNITURE   LINE.  esaa  rW   '  Cs___  Wn-oHl      ~THE PEOPLE'S     -  L_w?VV.^9'---FURNITURE STORE  *    REVELSTOKE,  B. C. ,        .   .' '"  I' ll_l  Hi'ff-.j���������pj���������n t w'i������_������_w__  |   THE REVELSTOKE WINE & SPIRIT CO.  LIMITED.  The Nelson Fair.  Persons who wish to exhibit at (he  Nelson"'Fair which opens this year  Sept. 20th should send at onee to Secretary J. Fi. A unable for a prize list.  There are plenty of chances for Rev  elsloke people to win prizes in Drawing; Fancy Work, Paintings, .School  Work. In the list of Fancy Work a  large number of the premiums are  offeree! for work done since last Sept.  $335 is offered for prizes in the poultry  department, $305 has been appropriated for premiums* for fruit.  The Fair will occupy 3 days nnd  many open au attractions have alrendy  been booked.  Secretary Annablo informs us the  Fair will bo oiio-lhird larger than Inst  year both in  exhibits and attractions.  The vacancy wliich has existed in  thc County Court judgeship of Kootenay, B.C., since the death of Judge  Leamy, is now filled by the appointment, of W. 11. P. Clement, of Grand  Forks.  Wholesale and Retail  Fish Merchants  FRONT STREET  New Westminster  IMPORTERED  AND WHOLESALE DEALER.  Manufacturers  of Aerated Waters  "   BE'VIDijSTOKE,- ' _3. O.  All kinds of Fish, Salmon,  Halibut, Cod, Smoked Salmon,  Kippers, Bloaters, shipped to  all points.  Write for Prices  GET   YOUR    EYES   EXAMINED    FREE  ' A large variety  oi' -Glasses always  kept in stock here  Try   a  pair   on  "���������^wcsruararilee- a~  perfect fit.  If   yon -   require .  anything in Jewelry  it is here for you.   '  A complete stock  ���������of-the- right���������class~;  of goods. ���������  J. GUY BARBER,    -   Jeweller, Optician  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke, B. O.  Write, for otir interesting bock* " Inventor'* Help������������������ ati'I " How you ore swindled.*"  Scud us n r������iugli Rkctcb or made! of _,onr invention -nr improvement nntl wc v. ill tell youl  free our opinion ns In whether it i*. probably  ttntcntrthte. Pcjcctcd implications have often  ictfJi successfully prosecute-:, by iw, \V\_  conduct fully ccfuip^cl office** in Monti cal  nnd Washington; this<|un!i.ics us to pionint*--!  ly dispatch work nml quickly sccme P,i tents  ns bro id as the invention. Highest references,  furnished. \  Patent*** procured through Marion & Ma /  riou receive np-ecial notice without charge iis_  over roo newspapers du-.trlbuttd throughout^  thc D< minion. (  Spcciiilt/:���������Patent bus;nes3 of   Manufac r  turers mul Kngmeers.  MARION & MARION     <  ) Patent Expert, and Solicitors, r  /mile,. ��������� / Nov/ York Life B'ld'ir, nontrcaSt;  ������^M*   t   Atlantic Bldff.WaMilojrton PX^J  & COY.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME  BEEF.     B0RK.   MLTT0N     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  REOPENED  REMODELED  Union j^otel Restaurant  Mrs. SVIcKitrick, Manageress.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Rates Moderate-  ij' IggjgtfMStfg *"' _)-H7^?ug--v*-:-t-- -yj-r������a������:*o:ng_y wi&**&&?avi&.*zx <��������� - ��������� ;-s -. i if-vat i h r-~"  . ftf/ia^cauKtww.y.wtarorgj*^^  *M*tr**awu*amtttu*t** :,/���������:������������������: _������'ti  ��������� -. - ���������-.���������"-ac.  rsra=  /ss/  Lead Bounty Inspector Returns  to Nelson and Speaks Well  of Lardeau���������Says Good wort-  is Being Done.  G. p. Buchanan, in.puctor uncle, the  Lead'-' Bounties' Act, who nmdo nu  official tour of this district lust week,  snys tho Lardeau Mining Review, wa.s  in Nelson on Saturday. To n Tribune  reporter ho said ho "was struck with  the splendid vegetables of every kind  produced there, ranging from potato, s  to tomatoes. Thpre are none better,  and if some exhibits of these are sent  to Nelson they will create surprise by  their excellence."  Turning to mining, Mr. Buchanan  said that while pure speculation was  dead, there was more solid, permanent  work beir,g done than people wero  aware of. Scores of men wero doing  work on Iheir own properties and  showing up a considerable amount of  free milling gold." ���������  Speaking of what is known locally  as the long tunnel proposition which  is being conducted by the Reward  Gold and Silver Mining Co., Mr. Buchanan said the company has bi'cn  formed "to drive a tunnel half u mile  long at the base of the-mountain  which will cross-cut five proven ledges,  and is expected to develop a large  mining proposition. The money required, in the neighborhood of $30,000,  has been subscribed. The piospects  at such well known mines as the Silver Cup and Nettie L. are considered  by competent judges to be good."  * Clean-Up of $60,000  The most valuable cleanup ever  made from a claim owned by one  individual in Atlin occurred recently  on the Ruffner hydraulic claim on  Pine Creek. The cle.mip amounts  $60,000 and it is the thiid on that  property this season. Several other  cleanups of $15,000 have been made on  other claims. *        " ,  The aggregate Atlin cleanup for the  season will be over 81,000,000.  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytpty  ty ...                                   ty  '*% Bo Hot". Negreet Your Hem������ f  ty *=*                        . ty  ty We have a largo assortment of Garden  Tools, Spades,            ty  *& lines, Rakes, Ktc, Ornamental  Garden   Fencing,   Gal-           * +  ty -. .    vauized Wire Mesh Fencing.                                                              *&  ty ty  ty Paints, ITarnishes, Brushes $  ty. Whitewash Brushosand Brushes o������ all kinds.                   ty  JtS Call and inspect our new stock.                                          -i ty  ty '                                     ^                                     ty  <g- Lawrenc������ Hardware Oompany g  AiM**VVV*>-A*-'MrVVW>-/V^  LOANS NOTARIES     |  SIBBALD & FIELD  HAVE  LEGAL'  sc  ���������cott & bricgs,  Barristers. Solicitors. Etc.  Solicitor, for Jlol.on. B_u_.  First Street  -Revelstoke, B. C.  ' f]ARV*_Y, M'CAKTES i PINKHAM  ��������� t .< -Barristers. Solicltors,.F.tc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada.  Company funds to loan ntS percent.  First Street, ltevelstoke B. C..  Dr. Morrison  DENTIST  Office���������Lawrence Hardware Co. Block���������Upstairs  FO R  SALE  IN ALL  PARTS*OF THE CITY  COMOX COAL  ,vv^vv^lVvv^vs������V'/^^^vv^l/vvvv  SOCIETIES.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1G5S.  Regular meetings are held In the  Oddfellows Hall ou llio 'i'blrd Fri-  da> of cacb month, at 8 p ra. sharp.  ViiitlUK brethren cordiallvinvited  - -J A. ACHESON, W. M' -  K. J. TAGGERT, Ree.-Sec.  KOOTENAY STAR, R. B. P.  Meets on First Tuesday of every month, In  I. O. O. F. Hall.        ' *     -  ���������   "      J. ACHESON, W. P.-  -,        -R. J.-TAGUEltT, RpOr  Cold Range Lodge, K. of  P.",  No. 20,- Revelstoke, -B. C.  MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY  in Oddfellows' Hall at 6  ' o'clock . Visiting Knights arc  '"cordially invited. -   *-     "    "**   "  J. B. SCOTT.   (!. C. , ���������  stewart Mcdonald, k. of r. .s- s.  H. A. BROWN. M. of F  TIMBER NOTICES.  Notice Is herebv pl\f uthat thirty days after,  dute I Intend to a, p'v io the Chief Commissioner of Land, iind Works fnr a a. ocial licence  to cut and carrv a������-v limber from the following described lau.Ii I.i l.u . Kootenay districl:  1 OoDimcni'lii. at a po>t marked "Arthur  Pavne's norlh ������c������t innicr iust," planted on  theeast bank ol miI1!\hii ilvcr about 2>jmllc������  from Kiulia������kdl I..-.U", thence south 80 chains,  thence cast r0 ������������������Im.is, them o north 8y chain",  thencewest tx. chains tupointof commencement. .  Dated June ISth, 130 \  2.* Commenelnit at a twit marked ���������'Arthur  Payne's soutli ei. t corner post," planted on  tue south bank of S.illivan river about iH  iniles from Kitiba-.kct lake, thence north in  chains, tbence west 1G0 chains, thencesoulh 40  chains, thence east 100 chains- to point of  commencement.  5 commencing at n poit marked "Arthur  Pavne's north cast corner post," planted on  the south bank of Sullivan river about5V.  miles from Kinbaskfet Inkc, thene* soutii su  chains, thence west SO chnins, thence north 80  cbains. thence east bu chains to pointof commencement.  4 commencing at apost marked "Arthur  Pas ne's north wo . corner post." planted on  the south bank of .nlllwin river, about 5J_  miles from Kinbn>-kct lake, then-ejsouth 40  chains.thence easl ir, *��������� chains, thence north  40 chains, thenee ������est IGO chains to pointof  commencement ,_..._  6 Commenclnir at a post marked "Arthur  Payne's south ������n corner post," planted on  the south bank of _nlllvnn river about iiyt  miles from Klnbn ..-ct h.ke. thonco north 4U  chains, thence east IM) . li-iiii". thence south -io  chain', thencu weaUOu-hains to point of commencement.  Dated .lune 14th, 100.".  6. Cominen. Ine at a pn . mnrl>pd "Arthur  Payne's north west cornor pon,*' planteil on  the south blink of Sullivan river about 7U  miles from Kinbasket hike, thcuco -.outh lit  chains, thence cast 100 chains, thcuco norlh 40  chains, tlicncb west 100 chnins to point of com-  mencement.  7. CommcnclnR at a post marked "Arthur  Payne's south west corner nost," planted on  the cast hank of Sullivan river aboutj^ mile  from Kinbasket lako, thcuco nortii A0 chains,  thonco east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains,  thence wcBt 80 chains to point ot commencement.  Sated Juno 15th, IMS.  ���������**h$-h$h$������$m������ tyty^tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  f.  THE   ART   TAILOR  WHO IS  YOUR TAILOR ?  Your clothing- is tlic most  * important factor. Clothing  made by good tailors will  give satisfaction. Tailoring  is our business.  If you want to be neatly and  well dressed let me take, your  measure. Latest styles and  '" the latest cloths are supplied  at our Tailoring establishment.   '   '      .  COVERS  LARGE  FIELD  AND  IS  READ  ii *  VI.   J.    UCilTl-L'r.il,-, Manager.  NEWLY BUILT AHD FOSK-SHED  STR.CLY F28ST-&LASS"  THE BAR Ts" SUPPLIED  WITH BEST BRANDS  WIHES, LIBORS AND C.GARS  ARROWHEAD, - B. O.  Subscribers  IN ALL  PARTS  OF  THE  WORLD  0 *%jf-m- -a-^������; w,s_ %^_^_y?0B_B__._s_.^a#B_3__s_. ^  ,ty. THE   ART   TAB LOB    ft f  ty    S, ".*���������*'     '-':   ' _ ,-'?vv       ��������� ~       ���������-  ',   -; ,*'   ���������   ,.- ���������&  ^tyW4tyty4*4^^������ty^ty4'ty4^typty^W  ���������!_... U utmniM^i.i iLjjju������_-ljm,_w,H I Hamuli jm__ ���������  ���������Estimates Furnished "Free.'  All work Guaranteed.      '  . HOUSE, SIGN AND CARRIAGE PALTER  1  Paper Hanging .and  Fresco  j  Work a Specialty.  Shop in Mo'scrop's Old Stand  D~ STREET  _.._.,������n.������;,J,aCTr^;^__g^<ity���������_^v^,���������__J,1���������._1^^  Notice;  In the matter of Joseph Percy Eastwood, de-  ceased; and in thc matter of thc "Ollicial  Administrator, aci.1' ,  -��������� Notico_ls-herebi_.givcii_that bv order of His  Honor".1. H. Forfn, ('olmtriJiiclge, rialeJ UiO"  ���������Uti-il day of .rune, 1003. Georpre Smith McCnrier,  (ifficial Administrator for that part of Kootc-  nm Countv com priced wiili'n tl.o 'evel."toke  Electori'I District, hai been granted letter, of  administration, to administer all and siiigul  ar the estat.' of Josepii I'ercy Ku-tnoou, deceased, Intestate.  A nd further take noiice that all claims upon  the suid estate must be sent In to the said  Administrator, at his ollice Imperial Bank  Dluck, Iteielstoke, II. C. within *W day. from  tho date hereof, alter which time all proceed*  will bo distributed among the parties lawiully  thercuuto entitled.  GEORGE SMITit McCAIlTES,  Ofllcial Administrator.  Dated the 27th day of June, IOCS."      jui9 -1  Certificate   of   Improvements  NOTIOE .  Meadqw" View. No. 2 mineral claim, situate in  tho Arrn'w Lake Mining Dhision of West Koote-  n.ij^ District. _.  Where located���������one mile nortli of Fire Valley  Creek, and four miles east of Kettle Itiver.  ' TAKE NOTICE that I. John B. OM. acting  as agent for m>self, Free Minor's Certificate Xo.  B 9520'), intend, si\ty fcays from the date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certiticate  of Iinpioveinent.. for the pinpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the aboie cliinn.  ��������� And further t_ke notice that action, undoi  Section S7, must bo commenced before the iosuancc.  of such Certificate of Improioiiieut-.  Dated this 2Jml day of Julj, A. D , 100.">.  JOUX B. OLD.  ���������JU20  ARTHUH PAY^E,  Certificate ��������� of   Improvements  NOTICE  Tolodor.i and .SommCrset mineral claims situate  in tlio Airow Lake Mining Division of Vict  Kootenay district.  Where located:���������T������o miles cast of Kettle river  and one milo from Tire V.illo. Creek.  TAlvU NOTtCi; that f. John B. OM, V. Jl. f.  1101211.1, millions ac^iit fm A. If. Old. F. Jl. O.  It I1MU4 and W. II. I'.ig. 1-roo Mlm>r\ Certiticate  Xo. B fl'i'litz, intend sixtv da>s from thc date  hereof, to njinly to the Milling ltccmder for a  CeitiltcatiMtf impiovcniciitH, for the nurpoHO of  obtaining a Cro nn Grant of the ahove claims  Ami further lako' notice that action, under  Section 37, must hc commenced before the  Issuance of such Certfllciite ot Improvements.  Datod this _2nd day of July, 1D0S.  JOUX B. OLD.  ������**<_r5__5'_a_!>  G������8*poration_ofjthe__City__of.  Revelstoke.  COURT   OF-   REVISION.  Notice is herebv k*\ch that the lirst sitting of  the Court of I'.evi'sion of the City of Iteielsloke,  to revise the Awes .nent Hull of thc said City for  tli. * car 1005,-Mill be held nt the Council Cliam-  her, City Hall, IteieKloke, Jl. C, on .Monday, the  llth day of September, 1003, at the hour of 8 p. 111.  ' ������   ' li. 1LOYD,  First-class Livery and Feed Scabies, Saddle Horses.  Single and Double Rigs   for   Hire   on   Reasonable  Terms.    Turned out Clean and Neat.  iv=^.T3lKi?  RY WOOI  Orders   left   here   for    Firewood*   promptly    filled.  Dry Fir,  Hemlock and Cedar.  Ably furnished wilh the  Choicest tlie Market  affords, '  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Li-^ht bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Kate.  J. Albert Stone, ��������� Prop.  FOR   SALE  ���������At a Bargain if  Soli!  Thi3  Month���������  ONE RESIDENCE  In Ontial Petit of tho Cily, mid One  Lot 50 x ioo.  A GOOD RANCHE    .  So Acies, close lo town, 35 acres of  which can be ca.ily cleared. Suitable for  Hay and Mixed l.u niinfc. Apply for  paiticuUir- at HERALD Ollice.  HOBSON Bi BELL  BAKERS AHD CQMFECT.G..ERS  Fresh and Complete Litre of Gio'cerios.  ��������� ������������������������e9e������t990oe .sassootose-*  S FANCY CAKES  S AHD GONE. ECT.GK������RY  He-, cNtokc, Aug. 7tli, 100.*,.  miR lOtil  City Clerk.  Notice to Creditors  ���������_ -  IX   TUE   MATTER   Ol?   TUE    KSTATI3    QV  WILLIAM   EABI5    BK.VTTY,   LATE   OJ/  ARROWHEAD,     B1UTI&1I     COLUMBIA  DECEASED,  NOTICE 13 hereby given, pursuant lo tho  (* Trustees and E^ecnt-irs Act/* to all creditors of the estate of the said William Iiabh JJeatt>  to send or doin er to thc under^ignedj on or before  tho 1st da% of August, _90o, their Chrl .ti-in names  anil surnames, addresses and descriptions, the  full particulars of their claims, duly %erificd, and  the nature of thc securities (if au>) held by thetn.  And further take notice that after _ucli date thc  executors wiil proceed tb riiaitr.hntc the assets of  tlie deceased, having regard only to the clainn. of  whith theyisltall then have notice, and uill not be  liililc for such aSfteL*! to anj person or persons of  -nhnsc claims thcy .shall not ha\e received notice,  at the tune of such dfetnhution.fi  Dated the Sth day of June, A D., 3005.  HARVEY, MCCARTER A, PISICUAM,  Solicitors for tht Executors.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that.CO days afterdate,  we intond to apply to the Hon. the Chief Com*  mw.ioner of I_aml<_ jtnd Worhs for permission to  purch i������o ltJ*> acres of -<u.d situate on Upper Aitow  1**1*^0, Wcit ���������Kooteuuy District, dcseilbed ai  folloMs :���������  Commencing at a po������<t planted on the ea**lsbon������  of Upper Arrow Lake, at tho corner of Lot 1,1X1),  Group 1. and marked "Airow head Lumber Company's south wc*t corner pn_-t"; thenre cast along  the north hound an* of I<ot 1 _3!), :.0 chains; thence  noith 40 chain*, thence west 50 chains, moro or  less, to the shore of Upper Arrow Lake: thence  ���������ioutherly, and following the shore lino if Upper  Arrow Lake, to the point of commencement.  Datedthis 6th August, l������05r-     <       ^     ���������-  a!0 \fi      AKUOWHEAD LUMBER CO., LTD.  "^HV-1 ^���������w,r'.TT:JSWi-ll^V*Ti'i\ili_l>^^,������-^^  HEAT  IS THE  KIND  WE  TURN  OUT  IN OUR  JOB  PRINTING  ROOMS  li you v.'jut  tho  .-i*jo\_ nu  can  pupiilyyou  _ itli an>tlilii_ 111 this  ,   .- .  lme.| _ ���������;      .      .       , ,  TRY OUR- ,\  WIIOLI'.SOME  Whits and Brown Bread  Scones and Buns  Dances and Pmatc Paities Catered To.  I'ull Stock of Excellent Candies.  A. E.  BENNISON,  Mackenzie Avenue.  ��������� 0l������0099A-)0C������09S������������t������������ltt  IHE mm .MARBLE  (iRAIUlE WORKS..  Dealers in and . ritimfnclurcrs of  Mni-ble and GianiLo Monunicnts,  Cernctery Fenciti(i.������. Mnnllppicces,  Tablets," BnU'heis' Slabs, Candy Slabs,  IiTipobing'SLoncb, etc'. "     _  Prices-Ihu lowest, foi* best mater-iul  and woiktiiuiibliip.  Thn largest Monumental Works in  the Noi'llivvest_TeiTitoijos,_   The Somervil.e Co., Preps.,  CALGAKY, ALTA.    .  R. Howson & Go., Agents,  REVKLSTOKE, B. C.  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  City   Free Bus meets all trains.  Hourly Street Car.  Fare IO Cents  Front Streot  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.    Travellers to  Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation at this  Hotel.  fSHIEF' YOUNG,  Proprietor  ii See 0i Scotcli Tweeds 1  Before you place your Order for a Fall Suit.  ss  *  Wc also carrv thc Best Lines of Worsteds and Serges   ������  PRICE RIGHT ! *?  $ Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed. .  *  I WE USE THE UNION LABEL. %  1  G. A. SCOTT,      -      Mackenzie Avenue |  ������;���������    in the market,  ^VVV***A/<A-V*������A**VWVV\',>^^  , ;   -Yes, that reminds me that I did not send  -that order of Printing I was intending to.  Now  * here I am out of Bill 'Heads, Letter Heads and  in fact everything.    It would not look businesslike for me to write my letters on Wrapping Paper."   ���������,  MOTTO :    Never let your Stationery run out."  At P-Ioderaie Prices.  ***--V������A(V^<^'V'*-*'WVV^^  Jim  c' 7 C  ���������i.y-i  I? tr,  Jas. I. Woodrow  UTCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc,  y^s;  SEWING machine:  ROLLER BEARINO.  HIGH GRADE.  by buying thfe  reliable, honest,  high grade sewing: machine.  STRONGEST GUARANTEE.  National Sewing Machine Co.,  SAN   FRANCtSCO.   CAL.  FACTORY AT EELVIDERE. ILL. *  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  corKi_"8^-fs. rbybj_s*okb; b.s  PELLEW-KARVEY,  BYANT & CILfAAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOOVKR, B.C.   ', Established 1SS0  20th   Century  usioess College  VICTORIA,   B. C..  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS g  UNDERTAKEN.  SHORTHAND  TYPE WRITING  TELEGRAPHING  BOOKKEEPING  PENMANSHIP  A thorough business training.   An-an/tc-  ments for Hoarding CiMindinij Pupil..  NORTON PRIflTZ.i u.  clpal  Kcel.tokc Corrcsiioihliug Seiretary  C. S. DENT  Test." made np to 2,000lb������.  ���������-' A specialty made of cheeking Smelter <  Pulps.  Samples from thc Interior by mall or  express promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited.,  VANCOUVER, B. C.  60 YEARS'  ��������� EXPERIENCE  mmti  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Sec.  Anyono sending n altetcb and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an  Invention Is probably patentable. Communications ntrfctly ronlldoutlal. HANDBOOK on Patent*  sent froo. Oldest nponcy for socunnp patents.  Patents taken throuirb Slnnn & Co. receive  tpeetal notice, without charge. In the  Scienfalic Jfm^ican.  A handsomely Illustrated weekly.   IjHvest clr-  ' dilation of any aclentluc Journal.   Terms. *3 a  yctr: four months, tL Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN &Co.36,Broad^ New York  Branch Office, 625 F 8U Washtostoo, D. C. .  Piano Tuning  Leave Orders at Allum'a Jewellery 8tor6  Eight Years' Experience.  Madamo Griselda (the celebrated soprano) says:���������" The piano I used for my  concert last night, and which was tuned  by you, na. done perfectly and I found it.  in excellent condition."  M. S. HASTINGS, TUNER.  Wood for Sale.  liaving established a permanent  wood yard, the citizens can depend on  getting flrst class dry wood at all  times.  ROBERT SAMSONj IP  I  1*3  c;  '_  I3'  SI  The Gypsy's Sacrifice  A   SECRET   REVEALED  SAA^/V^*'^^ArV(������VWNrVNrVlVSA.  CJIAl'Tl.H  XXXV.  Seymour woku with a decidedly bad  headache, which wns not lessened  when ho recalled tlio events of Inst  night.  "I've got to thank you and your  vagabond wife for thut, Master  lloyee!" ho muttered. "Aftor all,  nobody will havo belioved him," ho  reflected. "Everybody will bo too  much engrossed In talking of Royco  and Madge, and their exposure, to  think of mo. Besides, I'm tho earl  of Landon. aftor all, and a good deal  is forgiven to a man in my position." "Thank Hoavon," ho added  devoutly, "wo'vo seen tho last of  Koyce and his wifo. Thoy shall never darken the doors of Monk Towers  again if I can prevent them. Oh, my  head!  .Seymour wa.s very palo by this  time, and lui sat for a moment silently looking down at tho diamonds,  hi.s whito lids shrouding his eyes, lie  stole a glnnce at .lake, then lowered his eyes again, for there was  something in the man's face, and tho  wny he was taking tho alftxir, which,  iu a vague, indescribable fushion,  made Seymour uneasy.  "You aro quitu right, sergeant.,"  ho said; "tho prisoner's story is ridiculous, of course. These diamonds  wero worn by Mrs. Landon last  night, and���������er���������t.ho fellow was hero,  as youcinay havo heard."  "Wo hoard something of it, my  lord," assented the sergeant, discreetly.  "Just so," said Seymour. "If I  remember  rightly,  Mrs.  Landon Went  After a time ho rang for his valet,   out on tho terrace with him���������I think  "I'vo   got    a  bad    headache,"     ho shu knew something of liim���������to   pcr-  said;  "it   muHt have  been tho    heat  suade him to go awny quietly,    and  and  the���������or    excitement    last    night.  .What  would you recommend?"  "Well, my lord, I should say that  a small quantity of brandy mixed  wiih sodawator would bo a good  thing; though I know, my lord, that  you have ,a strong objection to alcohol."  "I have," said Seymour. "I should  only  take it as  a medicino;  but     if  you recommend it-  But it must bo  very  weak,   please."  "Certainly, ray lord," said the  man. He reappeared presently with  a mixture that was anything but  weak, and Seymour, with a wry  face,  drank  it down.  "I think I'll Iio still for a little  while," ho said. "Js���������is there any  news? Mr. Koyce���������is he���������cr��������� indoors?"  "Mr. Royco has gone out, my  lord."  replied  thc man.  "And���������er���������Mrs.   Landon?"  "She's  gono too,  my  lord."  The man drew tho bed-curtain, then  hesitated.  "There are. two policemen waiting  to  soo you,  my lord,"  he  said.  "Two policemen! What on earth  do they want to seo me for?"  "Somo magistrate business, I bo-  lievc my lord," said the valet, demurely.  "Let them wait. Como up in an  hour."  Tho man left him, and Seymour  tried to sleep but his brain was too  busy.  "Koyce gone, gono completely, I  can bring matters with Irene to a  conclusion," ho mused. "There is  no reason why we shouldn't be married at once. That money of hers  will more than pay thoso confounded  debts of mine, and"���������he yawned���������"as  the story-books say, we shall be  happy ever afterwards. I don't  think she'll refuse me. She didn't  hear that ruffian declare he'd seen me  in Coventry streot, and���������and sho  didn't see me in the card-room,  yes. it's all right. I wish I'd  another brandy and soda; one's  use wiih a Head liko mine."  The hour passed in this kind of reflection.  "Will you see the constables, now,  my lord?" asked the valet.  "Yes, certainly," he said. "We  must not neglect our duty while wo  havo strength to discharge it. I will  go into the library and see them'  there,  please."-  There was  in the room, and ns it recalled  scene of his parting from Koyce his  face grew rather ugly and vicious;  but it resumed its proper expression  as the door opened, and a footman  ushered in tho two constables and  'Jake.  Seymour ~^half started from his  chair and glared at them with a  mixture of anger .and fear. Jake  was hand-cuffed, bis velvet coat hung  in rags, a smear of blood added to  lhe ordinary prepossession of hi.s  -countenance*���������and���������hi_^ey__r~_a~etr^Scy-  jnour's startled ones with a mixture of cunning assurance and defiance, which increased Seymour's uneasiness.  "What is this? Why���������why do you  bring this fellow here?" ho stammered.  "Reg pardon, my lord," said one.  the sergeant, "my mate found this  man along the London roud. He  was sneaking along under the hedge  in a suspicious sort of way, and my  mnn   stopped    him,    and   asked     him  Oh.  got  no  no doubt ho seized tho opportunity  and abused her goodness by snatching tho diamonds from her."  "Just so, my lord," saitl tho sergeant. "I suppose Mrs. Landon will  bo good enough to identify him?"  "Er���������Jlrs. Landon has gono away  on a visit," said Seymour; "but  thoro need bo no difficulty in identifying the prisoner. I should not liko  to trouble Mrs. Landon to give evidence."  "Certainly not, my lord," assented  the sergeant promptly. "One or two  of the servants who saw him���������"  "Send one or two of the servants  who���������cr���������saw this man hero last  night," ho said to the butler.  His lordship was not kept waiting  long, for tho simple reason that  nearly all tho household was collected outsido thc door; and as  soon as it opened not one or two,  but half a dozen entered the room.  "I do not want all of you. Which  of  you  saw   this  man  last night?"  "I did, my lord."  "Very good," said Seymour, taking up a pen. "Ho has beon found  with some of her ladyship's jewels  upon him. You may have seen Mrs.  Landon wearing them?"  "Yes, my lord, I noticed them particularly,"' said a footman, eagerly;  "I could swear to 'cm, my lord; so  could all of us, and tho man, too,  my lord."  "That will do," snid Seymour,  curtly.  - "What is your name, prisoner?" hc  asked.  Jake was silent for a moment, then  his lips twisted into an ugly smile.  "My name's Jackson Hooper," he  said, quietly enough, but in a tone  of assuranco ancl covert insolence  that caused Seymour to glance up  at him.  "What occupation?"  hc asked.  "I'm a gentleman,"  said  Jako.  A titter    and   smile   of amusement  spectators  at     this  Jake,  you'll  nway  lord-  Jake,  ran  around  tho  announcement.  "Silence,"  said  Seymour,  sternly.  "You refuse to state?" said Seymour. "1 suppose you are a vui;a  bond and a tramp?"  "Oh,    no,  I   am  not,"  said  "I'll tell you all  about me if  send this pack of gaping fools  my lord.*'  Behave yourself before  his  ship,"  growled  tho sergeant.  "Behave yourself," retorted  a stale odor of brandy turning on him savagely. "I'll teach  the you to bully mc, presently, my lino  fellow! You keep your hands oil  me! I'm going to bring an action  for false imprisonment and assault  against you, before many hours are  over. Ah, you may grin", but you'll  grin on the other side of your  mouths���������all of you'^he glanced at  Seymour���������"bofore long!"  "If you'll make out the warrant  I'll take him away, my lord," said  the sergeant apologetically. "This  is the kind of stuff he's treated us  *fc6~ever��������� s'lhCCTwe- tobl^hiii^rnr"-cus^"  tody."  Seymour's hand shook as ho held  tho pen. It is said that at critical  moments of our lives we are unconsciously protected' by our guardian  angel, whether it be a black or a  celestial one. Seymour's angel��������� a  black one���������whispered to him to leave  the warrant unsigned; but Seymour  turned from the inner warning, nnd  put the pen to paper. The niorning  had become overcast, and rain was  falling; in thc silence of the room it  who  hc was and what he wus doing j could  bo  heard  beating  against    the  out at that time of night. As he  wouldn't or couldn't give a satisfactory - account of himself, my man  told hiin that he should have to take  him to the station. Then ho pounced  upon my man, and would havo done  him a serious injury and got clean  eway if my man hadn't got at his  whistle, and I happened to bo near  and heard it. As it was, wo had a  bard  tussel  with him,  my lord "  "Get to the poinc.. sergeant. Why  did you bring him here? Thc station  was the proper place."  "Yes, my lord," assented the sergeant respectfully. "We took him  there and, searched him���������he being a  suspicious character���������and wo found  these upon  him."  ."'They are my mother's���������the countess'���������diamonds!"  "Yes, my lord, that's what I suspected, and I charged him with  stealing them, but he had the audacity to say that thcy had been given  to him."- The sergeant smiled. "In  the ordinary way I should have  locked him up at once and entered  the charge; but the man stuck to it  hard and fast that they had been  given to him���������by Mrs. Landon, he  said, my lord, begging your pardon," he put in apologetically. "Of  course, we knew it was a lie but  tho inspector thought it would be  ns well if w'e brought him up here  for identification, and get you to  sign the warrant, my lord." . 1  window. Suddenly tho noise was increased as If the rain had turned to  hail; and Soymour glanced behind  him. A woman was standing at tho  window and tapping.  "Who is it?" said Seymour, angrily-  "I'll see, my lord," said tho butler.  "What is it, my good woman?" he  said solemnly! "You mustn't como  here, you  know."  "I want to see tho countess���������I  must!" said a low voice. "I'"or  God's sake let me in. T must see  hcr.   I must see���������her  ladyship!"  "The countess cannot seo you,"  said the butler in a tone of outraged  dignity; "and his lordship is engaged. Why didn't you go around to  the back?"-  "I did," wns the reply, "but there  wa.s no one there, ther���������servants wore  not there."  They were all, men and women,  collected outside the door, straining  thoir ears to catch something of  what was going on inside tho room.  "Go  away!"   said  tho  butler.  "Yes, go away, Martha!" called  out Jake.    "You're not wanted here!  At the unexpected interpolation nil  eyes turned upon thc prisoner; and  in the moment Martha Hooper stole  into the room.  Am     I���������am    I    too   lato?''      sho  panted.  Seymour   stared   at    hor with     a  strango sensation    of   dread,    which  seemed to  himself unaccountable  "What does tho woman want here?  ho demanded angrily. "Send her  away���������tako hor away!"  "No, no," sho said hurriedly, pant-  ingly. "Don't send nio away, I must  speak to you. Don't send him to  prison, my lord. For God's sake  don't think of it. Oh, I am not to  late!"  "Go away, Martha!"- growled  Jako. "Ho ain't going to send me  to prison. What do you want to  como und intorforo for. Mo and his  lordship's going to have a little conversation together, and it will bo all  right; only you clear out, will you!"  "Let ,-him go, my lord," sho  breathed. "You don't know what  you are doing. Oh let hint go! Givo  him money, now at once, und let  him go!"  "Mind your own business, I toll  you!  Who  asks you  to  interfere?"  "This woman is a friend���������a confederate of this man's evidently. I  should advise you to keop your eye  upon hcr, sergeant. Sho is a pensioner of hor ladyship's, and I have  no doubt is as bad and old a thief  as tho man."  Ho signed the warrant and held it  out, and tho sergeant stopped forward to take it; but boforo he could  reach it tho door opened, and tho  countess stood between him and tho  table, and it was her hand that took  thc warrant.  Martha   uttered     a   low    cry    and  shrank back against  tho window.  Seymour stared up at tho countess.  "Mother!" ho exclaimed.  "Release that man!" shc said.  Instinctively tho policeman dropped  his  hand  from  Jako's  arm.  "Take thoso oil; tho man is innocent! My daughter gave him thoso  jewels.   Do as I bid you!"  The sergeant, after a moment of  stupefaction, unlocked thc handcuffs,  and Jake shook himsolf ancl turned  upon thom with a grin of triumph.  "What did I toll you?" ho criod  gloatingly. "Whero are you "now, eli?  Oh, I'll mako you pay .for this. And  now got out! I want a word with  my friend���������my friend, d'ye hear?���������the  counless."  "Leave us.   I will be answerable."  The countess  calmly signed to  the  servants  to   follow,   and   thoy,     too,  filed  out.  "This is too much!" exclaimed  Seyinour. "What docs this mean,  madam? Do you know what you have  dono? You���������you of all persons to  stoop to screen such a ruffian from  justico! But you will allow mo to  toll you 'that I will not permit of  your interference! I say I will not!  I am a magistrate " he stammered and stuttered in his rage. "Aro  you mad? You forget yoursein I  say tho man shall be indicted and  tried. Ho shall bo tried for tho theft  of these diamonds. ' I don't believe  Madgo gave them to him; no - jury  .will believe it. But that is not the  present question. It is your���������your  indecent interference! Why do you  interfere? Why should you endeavor  to savo this vagabond from the punishment?"  Martha Hooper had stood looking  from one to tho other, and apparently  struggling  for  breath.  "I will toll you!" sho said in a  low, strained voice. "Do not ask  her; ask me!"  "What the dov���������! What, are you  hero still! What have you to do with  it, woman?"  "I���������I am his wife."  "You arc his wife! Well, I'm sorry  for you. But you have no business  here. You can see him in prison. Go  away at once."  "Oh, my lord! how can I toll you?'  and she put her hnnd to her eyes for  a moment.  Jake came forward and put his lips  closo to  her ear.  "Hold your tongue, you iool!" ho  hissed. "Leave it to me. You shall  have  your share!"  ''Madam, forgive me!" she moaned,  extending her hand toward the countess. "I cannot keep silent any  longer. I have been faithful���������faithful  for years; but cannot bear ray burden any longer. Oh, forgive me, madam, for the sake of old tiros; for  the sake of all wc have suffered together������������������" Her voice broke.  "I have nothing to forgive. Yes,  tell him!" fell from her white lips.  "My lord, this man is my husband.  So, ygu_*^l__listcn_tp_mc; y__u_niusti_  As a Thirst Quencher  There Is no other beverage can compare with  THE HORSE TOR THE FARMER.  An interesting bulletin has been  published by the University of Illinois on the market classes of horses.  Wo quoto from it on the description  and qualities of tho draft horse. It  says that thero is one standard uso  for  tho draft   horse,   and  that is  to  imui   enormous loads at tho   walk Ceylon Tea, which Is absolutely the  purest and  only     Strength is the one considera-  mo3t dellClOUS tea the  WO. id   p.OdllCOS.  tion in  the draft  liorse, nnd broadly, ������"  spunking, weight is tho principal'ele-j  ment.    If, howover, tho mechanism oftho horsu is to endure the strain   ho  must  havo a strong hind log,  especially at  thu hock, a heavy loin with  short    coupling  and a strong    front  leg and dense hoof, because so largo j  a proportion    of   hi.s weight Is,     or  should bo,  in  front. |  With the draft horse it is not a  question of height, but of weight;   in- .     .    d  deed tho nearer the ground ho is thol u,������  piuUi m,a  better    both   for service und    endur-j  mice.     To    class with draft    horses|  Blaok,  Mixed or Crean.      Lead  Highest Award 8t. Louis, 1904.  Paokots only.      By all Croo.r*.  cry of "cholera." comes from sections  whoro corn is tho main diet.  A curo for sons head is bathing  with salt water and afterward anointing with carbonized vaseline.  Another curo for soro head or  j,"' chickonpox is an ointment made of  "���������'--��������� --���������-'- ������  aiui olle part kerosene.  Cases of roup havo    beon    greatly  an animal must weigh not less tlioiij benofllod hy placing a Ilttlo   bromide  . -__ i    ��������� b. ,. _,,      ,,. .     j   ! of potassium in tho drinking wator.  1500 pounds mgoo.   llesh and ho   s,    _,' Dopartment    of  . Lr,   oTn"  va-ua*)U-    f,.      ^^n.,1 Agriculture     recommends  in  warding  1,800,  2,000 or oven more.   He can-. _* ���������0_p ft d(|Croa80 ,n tho proport,on  of  corn and  an  increase  portion  of meat     food  i  louiucr, no-ivy ... one .. m _. ,_ remody is a tablespoonful of  ireast and legs placed well, k ������sono in ihe dl.inI_ing water, to  ugh  not    extremely    ������i������io. L     rcpca.cd  for BOVoral  _avs  irl suc_  not bo too heavy if his  responds to  his  weight.  Such a horso should bo blockily  mado with hoavy bone, though  smooth; short in the back, closo  coupled with heavy loin, rounded  hips, wide strong hock, Hat bone,  moderately short, pasterns, medium,  straight shoulder, heavy in the front]  with full br  apart,   tho  The animal should carry a good cov  ering of flesh, bo smooth finished all  over and manifest docility and a disposition to do heavy work with patience but with spirit. Accordingly  ho should show a bright mild eye,  an erect car^and a smooth, easy  motion at t*% trot. The good draft  horso is not expected to make speed,  yet he must nol be in constant  "quarrel with his legs." Because it  is easier to secure weight in fat than  in bone, caro should bo taken to insure heavy bone in extreme weights,  but this should not bo dono at the  expense of fair finish.  i  tho pro-  tho    daily  ration.  Thero  is  nothing better' for a    recently  contracted  cold  than  a     one-  grain quinine pill given each night for  three nights  in succession.  For sneezing and   slight    colds     a  repeated  for several  days  cession.  For limbernock a teaspoonful of  sugar dissolved in a wineglass of  water, a lot of which is squirted  down tho throat of tho afflicted fowl,  is  recommended.  While wo are opposed to giving a  well, fowl medicine, we can sco no  reasonable excuse for allowing the  first symptoms of sickness to develop  into disease.  If the droppings of thc fowls arc  not in normal condition givo a teaspoonful of soda water (bicarbonato)  to each afflicted bird.   In making the  ,.    ...   , _       ''i  . ii      i  I water use  three heaping teaspoonfuls  I.rait horses of good  form sell    al-  _f ���������oc,_   to  .   pinfc  of  ������ator<   Follow  most according to weight, except  that ns weights increase prices rise  at a much greater ratio; so that extreme weights' bring enormous prices  if only tho bono i.s satisfactory.  Prices rango from* Si 25 to SilOO, with  an increase' of about 10 per cent,  when matched in teams. These prices  are sometimes exceeded, and dealers  insist that prices were never,so low  that a span of draft horses .would  not bring $600 if only thoy woro  good' enough. -  This is par excellence the horso for  tho farmer to raise. Only the blood  of tho best draft breeds, and the  heaviest and best boned stallions nro  suitable. Even then the demand for  extreme weights necessitates tho use  of large marcs that are'good milkers. In no other ,way'can colts bc  produced with'"sufficient bone and  feeding quality to attain the size  nnd finish demanded by the markets.  Even then the youngster must bo  supplied with tho best of feed in  largo amounts from tho very first.  Plenty of good pasture, clover hay,  oats and corn are imperative, and  thero is no better feed for young  horses than green corn cut from tho  field and fed whole. Only tho best  food should be used and then every  effort must be made to keep the  horse gaining from the first if ho is  to top the market. '  All this is much like growing beef,  and these arc the horses to produco  on the farms. They can bo produced  nowhere elsc to advantage, and when'  it is remembered that the draft horse  is really the highest priced standard  horse in the market, "it is easy  enough to see what horso the farmer  should raise. Ho not only sells for  more average money, but if bred  with the same care there are' fewer  culls, and no training is required beyond light common work to familiarize him with the harness and with  drawing. The disposition of tho  draft, horse i.s so docile and his ancestors have labored so long that he  =wfjrks"alniust��������� by-instinct���������and-hu-re-  quires no special training to go upon  the markets.  P  with  a  one-grain   quinine   pill     each  night for  three nights  in  succession.  Salt aids in tho performance of the  various functions of tho body, as  digesting the food and ils absorption  of  tho blood.  It is said by those who tried it  that gin and molasses, equal parts,  put in a bottle and .well shaken boforo using, is an excellent tonic  and preventive of colds and roup.  of  "for Seymour had made: a movement  of impatience. "You, can only see,  looking at him, now, that hc is what  you have called him���������a vagabond, a  bad man, not fit to come into the  same room with you. Hut he was  not always like this. I can remember "  sho    paused    and   struggled  for breath. "It was when he was  young and good-looking, and spoke  free and pleasant, when he was an  actor at the theater, that her ladyship   first  knew  him "  "She wns only a young girl fresh  from school, and���������and sho was taken  with him. He managed to meet her  outsido the theater, ahd���������and only  G-od knows whether he would have got  her to marry him, for she knew no  more of the world  than a  child;  and  ho  was  a play   actor  and  full  of  do-, ,  ceit    and   pretence,     but she learned! the   house;   my   husband   had struck  that    ho     was     married  already���������to   me a week ago and I had left    him.  DISEASE OF POULTRY.  An ointment of vaseline and sulphur is a good one for scaly    legs.  For canker in (owls alum wator i.s  recommended. Put nlum in the  drinking water.  The bost tonics you can givo your  stock, aro fresh air and exercise.  Disinfect if possible onr������ a wcok. It  is thc only way to kill disease germs.  Disease romes to many Hocks  through the drinking vessels. Disease  lurks in filthy water fountains.  It is  a  noteworthy  fact  that     the  me!" sho added with stolid misery.  "N'o ono knew of her infatuation or  his attempt at villainy, and not long  afterward sho was married to the  Earl   of   Landon."  "Lies! And you let this woman  stand there unci utter them in your  presence,  madam!"  The countess did not even glance  at him. "Oo on," she said to Martha  "My husband ancl I wandered  about for threo years���������three such  wretched years as fow of oven us  women havo to endure; and one day  I mot the countess. She was-kind to  mo, she pitied mc. .Being wretched  myself, I was quick to sec that sho  wasn't happy; and after a timo sho  told mo the cause. Sho had boen  married nearly four years and there  was no child, no son and heir to  take tho great titlo and estates; and  thc carl, her husband, wn.s unhappy  about It. She cried when sho told  me���������cried bitterly���������and as I sat and  listened to hcr, rny hoart aching���������for  troublo makes us womon tender���������a  thought camo Into our hoads at. tho  same moment. My child was lying  In tho cradle; thero was no food   in  FOOT NOTES.  Thoro is  a good year in front  us. .    ,j  Got'.out bf tho ruts.       "  Grit is better than grunt.  The man who keeps ' books ��������� learns  to turn everything to account.  Don't ship  poor fruit.  A" farmer, being asked what he did  to gel rid of tho weeds on his farm,  said that ho sold most of them as  mutton, at three ancl one-half to four  cents a pound.  Spray your ignorance wilh a 100  per cent, solution of study .and experiment.  No ono has yot como forward to  claim, that modern wiro-is as, good  as that put on the market a dozen  years ago.  There are men who ought not to  bo farmers. Thoro aro farms which  ought not to bo farmed.  Tho proverbial expression thnt  "all things como to him who waits,"  applies moro often to tho' case of tho  farmer than to that of any other  man.  Worth working for���������tho alfalfa crop.  Tho farmers who pay the taxes  that maintain public roads, are justly determined that their rights shall  not bc wholly annihilated by tho bo-  goggled chauffeur.  It requires a two-horse man to  mako money on a one-horso farm.  Tho farmer with a well filled silo  and a cellar full of mangels is well  shod  for  winter  travel.  Thc question of .production is_pft.cn  moro easily -solved than that of  selling t.ho product after it is produced. Right here is where business  tact and hustle count.  If tho beans aro badly In foe tod  thoy aro hardly worth saving for  seed. Cook thom for tho chickens or  feed thom to shoop. If only a part  of tho beans aro weevil eaten, the  weevils may bo destroyed by exposing the beans to the fumes of bisulphide of carbon  in  a  closed b6x.  ences of that night. Says Mr.  .Slingsby:  Wc climbed up without an adventure, and about four o'clock in the  afternoon we .vtui'ted to como down.  The weather was perfect, nnd we had  no thought, of mishap. Wo hud been  descending for about ono hour when  a flash' of lightning called our attention to a black cloud, which advanced toward us and caused us to  hasten our movement..  .Suddenly, without warning, the  cloud fell upon us, dense and dark.  Thc axes in our hands gavo out faint  steady Humes: so did our gloves, u������d  our  liair     stood     out  straight. A  handkerchief which Solby had tied  ovor his head looked liko a tiara of  light. Tho sight was uncanny, but  interesting. Tho sparks and flames  omitted no heat nnd no hissing, but  1 felt an unpleasant vibration about  my spectacles.  One hundred and fifty foot of climbing would lako us ovor the dangerous part of our journey, and in  spite of the darkness wo pros-sod on  to reach safety before nightfall. Wo  wore all seated ou a steep incline of  ledge, clearing away th'o ico, when  all at once tho mountainside appeared to break out in a blaze, followed  by a muzzled mullllcd peal of thunder, which scorned to come out of  thc interior of the mountain. If a  great crovice had opened and fire  burst forth we should not have been  moro surprised.  Solby and Smith cried out,* "My  axo is struck!", and each let his axe  go into the chasm in front of us-.  Wc wero blinded by tho terribly intense light. Smith had a broad  band burned Half-way round hi.s neck,  but usido from that wo wero not  hurt. Tliere wa. nothing to' do but  to wait until the storm should pass.  The spectacle was so grand that wo  even took a grim enjoyment in it.  But when it had passed night had  fallen, und wo were prisoners until  morning.  Wo lashed ourselves to the rocks,  braced our feet on tlio small projections of the steep incline and tried to  make the best of it. It snowed and  hailed and blew. We did not'dare to  sleep, but kept our hands* and feet  moving all night long.'- Smith was  so dazed b.v tho electric shock that  lie kept calling us by wrong names.  'At tliu earliest dawn wc made a  breakfast of frozen oranges and sardine's. Then-we tried to" start, but  we wero so benumbed that we wero  forced to wait for tho sun to givo  same heat. When it finally did blazo  upon us nnd our stiffness had disappeared, wo rescued our axes and  started for Zcmialt, which wo reached at nightfall. A rescuing party  had -just been organized to go to  our relief.   H   HJVKD TRUTHS.  Not  I looked at the poor child and  thought what a pity it was that it  didn't belong to thc countess, and  ������������������" Her face had grown whiter, hcr  breath heavier and more labored  with each word, and sho stopped and  put up her hands before her eyes.  Seymour sat for a moment speechless; then he laughed, a derisive, defiant laugh.  "And you sold your brat lo the  countess, that shc might pass it off  on the earl as hcr own?" he said.  "Is that tho story?"  '*��������� "It is," said Martha in a lowl  voice; "everything helped us. My  lady was going abroad the nexl dayj  for somo months alone; his lordship;  having to Join his regiment. I took  tho child fo her secretly; Its  was advertised in tho papers; no one  suspected anything wrong, for her  ladyship hud planned everything, and  to tho tiny of his death the i-m-1 believed that you  wero his   son."  "Mc!  You  moan  mo?"  Sho turned her head awny. the/t  hold oiil hcr hands as if imploring  forgiveness and mercy.  (To be Coulinuo'd.)  A NIGHT ON THE MOUNTAIN.  Climbers' Experience in a Terrible  Thunderstorm.  Jt la not the expected dangers  which aro tho ���������.���������roatest menace to Alpine climbers. Mr. VV. C. Slingsby  tells in tlio Alpine Journal of a  party of three who sot out to scale  the Dent Blancho with overy reasonable expectation of a quick return.  They were well equipped, were all experienced climbers in first-rate condition, and tho weather was above  reproach'. Yet nu unforeseen peril  overtook them, and not ono of them  would     willingly    repeat  the evpori-  We like best to call  SCOTT'S EMULSION  a food because it stands .so emphatically for'perfect nttfritioti.  birth j 4 And yet in the matter oi restor-  " i *# ing   appoUte-,   of   giving   new  *? strength tb ths tissues, especially  to the ricrves, its action is tliat  of a medicine.  .Send for tree samp!*.  SCOTT & DOWNE, Chemiita,  Toronto, Ontario.  Soc. -ndf t.oo; all druggists.  Meant  for the    Man Who  is  Getting on Fast Enough  Why have you beon in the samo  position at practically tho same salary for many years.  Very likely you attribute it to' tho  partiality and prejudice of your employer or tho man representing him,  or,, possibly, to the petty jealousies  or envy'of your follow employees, lt  is not altogether impossible, you  know, that tho fault is your own.  "Aro you-training-yourself'in alertness of mind and in ability to grasp  unexpected situations, to enable you  -to-fill-cfllcicntly���������tho���������place -^abovo  yours? If you aro not, probably  ono of your associates is, und when  ho is advanced.you will say, "What  a lucky dog!"  Bofore that happens make a careful diagnosis of yourself and 'soo  what is wrong.  Have you thc determination to got  on? Aro you bound to get on? . Bo  you try to do everything a littlo better, than anybody elso about you?  Are you trying t.o be more progressive moro up to dato, in your work?  Aro you weeding out all slipshod methods and careless speech? Do you  writo your letters as carofully and  effectively as possiblo? Aro you  neat and tidy in your business, and  pollto and cousidorato in your manner? Arc you obliging to everybody? Aro you careful in your habits, both .when you aro at ' your  place of business and away from it?  Do you realiso that somebody is  watching you constantly, and that  your carelessness, your indifference,  your lack of ambition, may bo tho  stumbling blocks that are keeping  you  back?  Take a careful- inventory of yourself, check off tho winning qualities,'  and weed out tho enemies of your  advancement, and you will find nothing to  keep you  back.   4   Guest <to hostess, who hates getting up early)���������"I'm so awfully sorry to have dragged you up at thi.s  unearthly hour, but I had to Catch  the 8.30 train." Hostess (effusively)���������"Not at nil. I'm only too glad  lo bo able to drive you to tho statical"  PROPERTY m CHANCER!  PENNY   CANDLE     B_������n������3������T   A  BIG FOSTTJKra.  Purchase   of    Tallow     Dip   by.   a  Poor  Woman   Leads    to   a  Pleasing Discovery.  If hor expectations aro fulfilled, a  poor woman in Australia will o������o a  fortune of 850,000 to tho purchase  of a penny candle, and threo other  members of the samo family in Kng-  lund will be indebted to tho same  humble sourco for another ������50,000  oach. That will mako 5200,000 obtained through a tallow dip.  This is how it happened. Mrs.  Henry Motleo with her husband emigrated to Australia twenty years ago  und settled in liallarat, but mot  only with bad luck. They couldnK  afford gas and Mrs. Motleo is precious glad now that they couldn't  for thon sho would novor havo got on  tho track of a fortune. Huducod by  poverty to tho necessity of making  only thu smallest purchases, Mrs.  Motleo, about two months ago, sunt  ono of her children out to buy a  single candle.  The shopkeeper who sold it wrapped it up in a stray piece of a newspaper. When Mrs. Motleo had lit the  candlu she chanced to gluncc over the  printed fragment and ' read thoro  something that transformed her hum-  bio dwelling into a prospective  palaco. It was an advertisement requesting Mrs. W. Chapman, her two  sisters and brother to communicate  with a certain London lawyer that  they might obtain possession of an  estate valued at 5200,000, to which  each was entitled to  ONE FOURTH SHAKE.  lt is the fact that Mrs. Motleo is  ono of the sisters referred to that  filled her with delight. Sho immediately wrote to Mrs. Chapman, who  lives at Yarmouth in England, tolling her of tho discovery sho had  made, and how sho had mado itf and  asking her to set things to work .to  got hold of tho money. It is  through Mrs. Chapman, who seems in  a fair way lo prove tho claims of  hor'family to the fortune, that tha _  story has como out.  The estate in question" was left in  1791 by Thomas Hawkins, a solid"  tor, to his ��������� son Richard who was also a member of thc legal profession  and settled at King's Lynn. This  Richard Hawkins had a son George -  and it was because of tho difficulty  tho latter encountered in proving his  father's will that the cstato was  thrown into chancery. Georgo Hawkins was tho great-grandfather of tho  present claimants to it. Mrs. Chapman has still in her possossibn a  portrait ot Thomas Hawkins and his ���������'  family embroidered in silk, bf a stylo*'  fashionable at tho period in which ho  lived. It" was exhibited at 'an art  loan "exhibition some years ago and  a curio collector then offered StlOO  for it. Hut Mrs. Chapman, who has*,  not been reducod to buying penny  candles, cherished it too much* as a  family heirloom  to  part  with  it.  Another   strange ,'story-, has   just .  como to light concerning how a German woman is alleged  to have    discovered that  she    is    entitled  to  . a  share in thc estate  VALUED AT  82,500,000,  loft by Mrs.  Helen Blake,  widow    of  General  Blake,     who     died in 1876.'  Sho read in a newspaper that'   Mrs.  Mead, an old woman now an inmatb  of  tho  Hackney  Workhouse,   in  Lon-'  don,     had . claimed   a sharo in    tho  Dlako   millions     as     Mrs.      Blako's  cousin.   From this story tho German  woman learned that her name is tho  same as the maiden namo of the gen-.  eral's widow, and this suggested   lo  hcr that shc might bc a relation and,  therefore, entitled to a share in   tho  property.  Thereupon,  sho   consulted    a clairvoyant.      Tho    oraclo  told  her  that  sho     was    a   relation    and was undoubtedly entitled to a share of tho;  Blake inheritance which is now held  by   tho   crown.       Thero - is    nothing   ���������  startling in  that."-kClairvoyants  gon-_  orally  toll  thoir  clients  things    that  will make them think they are   getting their monoy's worth.   But    this  ono   ".went    farther   than   that.'    As  proof "of hor  occult powor_ slio mado  t  | "What will happen "to you if you  i aro a goo-l little boy?" usreed the  ilin'ly old lndy.. "I'I' tret, n sii.'-ur-  , stic'.'." ".'nd what *>v'l! hipp-ii to  I ,\ o-.i if vou are liad.'" "Ijll get two  i sugars! ic: s     fo.'     promising    to     bs  o '  "a sketch of tho .ward of the Hackney  Workhouse'in which'Mrs.' Mead" is  confined." And she told tho uamusako  of Goncral Blake's widow that if it  didn't turn out correct sho would return hor fee and rcnounco clairvoyance. Tho master of thc workhouso  had pronounced a copy of tho drawing which has been sent him an accurate ono of Mrs. Mead's ward. It  was accepted by tho German woman  as conclusive proof that all that tho  clairvoyant had told hor wus truo.  Sho has engaged a lawyer to hunt-  up records and push hor claim. But  Mrs. Mead docs not nt all relish tho  idea that tho publicity given to her  story should bring forth nnothor  claimant to diminish her own prospective sharo of the Blake property.   (i   SOMANS AND HALLWAYS.  Widths   of   Bails    To-day     Corresponds to Size of Chariots.  Tho ancient ' Romans made the  standard gauge of England's present!,  railways. Tho width of tho wheel  base of the. most. up-to-date dining  car is \fhat it is because it was ori_,  ginally that of the chariots which  rolled* along the Roman roads ' in  Britain.  A recent speaker upon the subject  at Newcastle has put tho matter beyond theory. He said that, many  years ago, ho had known an old gentleman who, in his youth, had been  associated with Stephenson. This old  gentleman had told him that ho had  asked the great engineer wliy he had  adopted tho ."till existing gauge, and  Stephenson had explained that ho  found it was tho width between tho  ruts in tho roads along tho Roman  wa'l. and that he tlioi*.:ht that if a  world power liko Komo had found  that gaug.o the most o-cclive, hu  coi.Id iiot do-better th--;.-. adopt it  also.  Cl  _~.^,M*is-_.;_^n^M'.K^-~*������������*������*W^^  mwarniravnewewnM  AWWUMttCttwcssaaESJi ,<!?'���
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TR��<*^'<��'*>'Jrf^*'��<^��&*M''***'**
T HEALTH
<��� v
'INJURIES OF THE FACE,
' The ; face receives an undue sharo
of tho injuries that result from our
. rude but exprcssivo manner of celebrating national independence, for it
is moro exposed than any other part,
excepting, perhaps, the hands, to tho
disastrous results of premature explosions.
; The injury must bo vcry slight that
docs not require the immediate attention of a surgeon, for-most
wounds ol this character aro contaminated wilh foreign matter of
some kind, burned paper, hair, powder, .liidei-s, or clny, and it is diflleult,, witli the be.vt of care, to prevent disfigurement. But tho wounds
"are fje.-ncrally so painful that something, must be done for. their relief
before the doclor arrives.
Jn th'o temporary treatment of. a
burn, ., the most frequent form of
Fourth-of-July injury, tho first object is lo apply something that will
exclude tho air. Carronroil, composed of oquni parts of linsecd-oil
and liine-water, is sanctioned by long
usage', but other oils or white vase-
lino may be employed. Carbolatcd
oil relieves the pain more quickly,
but it cannot- be usod on largo surfaces or near the eyes. Pieces of
aseptic gauze, lint, or clean, soft
muslin should bo applied, saturated
with' lho oil, for theso do not -adhere so firmly as absorbent cotton.
_)listers may be drained by .puncture
wifh a needle alonji th'e "sides, close
to tlie healthy skin, but care must'be
taken to-prevent removal of the skin
that forms their covering until healing Has occurred.
When the eyelids are involved in a
burn the injured person should be
forbidden to open tho eyes and no
examination should bc made, for
thero is always danger th'at foreign
."���matter will be permitted to enter
the eye, or that the stubby ends of
tho burned lashes will bo turned inward and cause great irritation.
VVads''"*of lint saturated with oil
should '. be applied, and both eyes
should-be included in a light compress in order to prevent movement,
even if-only one eye has been injured.
It is important, also, to have powder grains removed' from tho eyelids
before tho skin has healed over them,
for the inflammation induced -Iiy"
thom is sometimes so great that the
lids are thickened and ..their freedom
of motion inpaired.
Lacerated wounds.should be cleansed of foreign matter by means of 'a
stream "of lukewarm water that has
been boiled. They should then bo
covered with' nn oil dressing or a
,piece of clean rubber tissue under,
lint or gauze, to protect them from
thc  air. - -     '_
Bleeding, no matter how profuse it
may be, ���"can.;almost always be held
in check by firm pressure against -tho
underlying bono.
'      FEEDING   CHILDREN.
Do not forget that ,the baby outgrows his food just as he does', his
clothes," aiid that timely additions to
his dietary-are a valuable means of
preventing scurvy, rachitis, diarrheal
dislin-bonces and other diseases of
dietetic origin.
Many children aro peevish and ill-
tempered because they are improperly- nourished. A revision of , tho
diet, with suitable additions, -�� will
satisfy the child and transform it into a happy, crowing youngster. "'A
healthy child has an instinct for
sweets, and this should be gratified
in moderation. Honey is-one of-tho
best of' sweets, or a little good but^
ter scotch or sweet chocolate may
be used.
Jt is better to overfeed than . to
underfeed  a  growing  child. Over
feeding is less apt to occur witli,. a
properly selected diet, for .the child
will So satisfied with a lesser"jibulk
of fo$d.- rt.,is,.not"i a' go.od ;i>ldj. >to'
reed children on* thin "soups and'sinil-
|a'r fintidifoods,-,as_they.'iare /died be1
fore the demand for nourishment   is
��� wtisried.   f     _________ ___JL__J J--S--
Childrcn often cat too much' roeat7
���resulting in abnormal stimulation of
_ ihe-nervousrsystem'-nml-imperfect nutrition. -. of ��� the bony and muscular
framework-of--tho body: -This "is
of tea a-cause of -bed-wetting*. -Cereals,
potatoes, * whole-meal ''bread,- milk,
eggs, cheese, -th'o pulsus, nuts, . green
feget ables- and salads furnish " the
ftlclricnts of growth" and repair in. a
���tttisfactory form. u \
When, children lose appetite, inj
itcad-of-pampering them, with Injudicious indulgences, try feeding them
nothing but fruit-foi' a. day or so,
when- .appetite will quickly reassert
Itself unless some disease "is incubating.*   ^
Children" who arc* properly fed will
suffer littlo, ns a rule, from toothache, headache, nerves, broken sleep,
&C. Proper ventilation, daily outdoor exercise and regular mealtimes
are all ��� essential to' appetite* and
good "digestion.
WASTING ANAEMIA.
A Trouble That Afflicts Thousands of Young' Girls���Oftred by
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.
. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills do only
one thing, but they do it well. They
fill tlio veins with new, rich, red,
Health-giving blood, which drives
away all traces of anaemia, headache, backache, palpitation, nervousness, dizziucss and despondency. The
now blood they make brlghtenB dull
lustreless eyes, and brings tho rosy
glow of health to pale cheeks. In
curing anaemia Ur. Williams' Pink
Pills curo tho foundation of consumption na well. Th'o now blood
they actually make gives now
strength* and vigor to overy organ, in
the body, "and enables it to light
whatever disease attacks it. That is
why thcy nro the best medicino in
tho world for girls in their teens���or
women in middle life���and to all
thoso whoso blood is weak, watery
or impure.
Miss Mazy E. Pratt, BlytK, Ont.,
gives strong testimony to tho value
of those pills. Shc says: "I was n
sufferer for over a year with anaemia. I was completely run down,
had frequent headaches, spells ot
dizziness and palpitation of tho
heart. I doctored all summer and
was no bettor th'an when I began. I
hail practically given up all hope of
finding a cure when my brother advised "me to try Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills. I got four boxes and when I
had taken them T felt so much better .that I got six boxes more, and
before I had taken all these I ���.vas*'
completely cured. I am moro thankful than I can say for what the pills
havo'done for me, as but for th'em I
would not bc enjoying good health
to-day. I strongly urge all weak
girls to give Dr. Williams' Pinik
Pills a fair trial." '
Miss Pratt's experience proves the
value of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills to
every weak and ailing person. Theso
pills can bo had from any medicine
dealer or by mail from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.,
at 50c. a box or sax boxes for $2.50.
 ���	
DIET  AND INDIGESTION.
Even very abstemious people arc
often suflerers from, indigestion
caused by over-eating. Tho amount
of food they tako is not too much
for the day, but it is distinctly too
much at the timo they take it. .Wo
will suppose tho case of a woman
who has had nothing sinco her light
lunch, and who has come home tired
and hungry with her day's work to
a dinner at seven o'clock. 'She is
thankful for a good meal, eats heartily, and is surprised' to find after
wards-she.', feels rather worse " than
better for! it. The reason of this-is
simple'. Shc was tired out; hor
stomach, liko the' rest of her body
was unlit 'for work, and the digestion of a meal means.hard work for
that important organ. Instcad . of
dining directly she- came in,,." she
should have" takon a cup of h'ot
water with, a tablespoonful of milk
in it/ and then sat down quietly for
five minutes* Hud she^dono this, and
then begun to eat slowly, masticating thoroughly,' all would have been
well. The little pick-me-up would
have enabled the stomach to do its
work. j. If only people would more
generally follow this plan, dyspepsia
would be less frequent than it is at
present. ,
.    ���* *	
SICKLY  CHILDREN.
MILLIONS MAKE MILLIONS
MAN   WHO   MADE    $150,000,000
IN A TEAE.
Increase in Value of Standard Oil
Stock   Added  ��124,000,000
to His Riches.
"I made tho thousands, tho millions made themselves," tho lute Jay
Oould onco declared; and, although
the statement mny perhaps savour
of exaggeration; it is probable that
many another man of millions would
endorse J. D. Blair's statement, "I
made my second million easier than
my lirst thousand."
At what an astounding rate a fortuno may grow when once it has
passed tho million rubicon, which so
few of us may hope to reach, is
proved by tha following statement
of Mr. J. D. Rockefeller's wealth at
different stages of his romantic
career. In 1865 his capital, all told,
was a bare $5,000; five years Inter
it had grown to ?..0,000: in live
years more it touched $1,000,000;
another ten years made it 550,000,-
000; fivo more years douhlcd it; in
1899 his fortuno had reached tho
stupendous sum of $250,000,000; and
to-day, just forty years after
first thousand wns faaved, it is
to
EXCEED 8500,000,000.
Thus,    in    fifteen   years   (1875
1890)   Mr.  Rockefeller   increased
fortune a  hundredfold;   and   in
next fifteen, though ho has only multiplied it by live, he has added $400,-
000,000  to   it.
To illustrate how possible such an
incrcaso is, nnd how millions can
make millions, let us take one year���
that of 1890���in Mr. Rockefeller's
race for riches. At the beginning of
that year he stated on oath ho* was
the owner of $31,000,000 in Standard Oil stock. Before December came
that stock had appreciated 400
points���each 55 he held in January
had grown to $20 by tho end of the
year, and thus, ns any boy can calculate," his holding in tho Standard
Oil Company alone had added $124,-
000,000 to his riches without any effort whatever on his part. At thc
samo time Mr. Rockefeller had .been
operating heavily in the stocks of
half-a-dozen railways, and in co-operation wilh Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan and Mr. James J. Hill had
formed a colossal
RAILWAY   COMBINATION;     ,.
with the result that these transactions put $23,500,000 moie into
his -exchequer. From these sources
alono the American Croesus added
to his fortune nearly $150,000,000 in
a single year, a larger sum than he
had accumulated in the thirty years
ending in  1S95.
That a- man who,;likc Mr.-Pierpont Morgan, practically controls
properties  capitalized     at  ovcr    ��6,-
500,000,000���or  81,000,000,000 moro Wl11 absolutely cure every caso of nheu-
,i...���   ��i._      ._* _  _r     iu.   uiatibui ��� in '   existence.        Kclief   in   six
the
said
to
his
the
THIS MUSICIAN
IS DELIGHTED
HIS     KIDJIEY    DISEASE    AND
GHAVEL, CURED   BY DODD'S
KIDNEY  PILLS,
Tried many medicines but got no
Belief Till He Used tho Groat
Canadian Kidney Remedy.
Roscdcnc, Ont., July 10.���(Special)
���Mr. Samuel J. Crow, tho well-
known musician of this pluce, relates nn experience thnt adds to tho
already great popularity of Dodd's
Kidney Pills  iu  this  locality.
"I suffered for years with Kldivjy
Trouble," says Mr. Crow, "whicli became aggravated with every attack
of cold and caused mo much agony.
Tho disease developed into Gravel,
when I was totally unfit for 7any-
thing. -'-*���"���
"1 tried different remedies without
tho desired .result and was in much
misery when I decided to try Dodd's
Kidney Pills, when to my astonishment and delight I immediately began to  recover.
"After using five boxes thc ailment
had entirely ceased and I wns again
enjoying perfect vigor, all of which
I owo to Do'dd's Kidney Pills."
Tho fact that Gravel yields so
readily to Dodd's Kidney Pills is
good news indeed, as it docs away
with those terrible operations that
wero supposed to. be the only relief
from this trouble.
Sunlight Soap will not
burn the nap off woolens
nor the surface off linens.
REDUCES
EXPENSE
WHY DON'T YOU QUIT?
__,._ if you are using* poor tea.    Try
4_k for (lie Octason Bar.
PACIFIC  COAST EXCURSIONS.
During Juno, July, August and
September tho Chicago and North
Western lly. will sell from Chicago,
round trip excursion tickets to San
Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland,
Ore. (Lewis & Clarke Excursion), Wo-
atlle, Victoria, Vancouver at vcry
low rates. Correspondingly cheap
fares from nil"points in Canada.
Choice of routes, best of train service, favorable stopovers nnd liberal
return limits. Rates, folders nnd
full information can bc obtained
from II. Ti. licnnett, General Agent,
2 East King St.,  Toronto, ��nt.     ill
and you'll see where the good comes in.
We Know the Quality is There, and We Want You
to Know it Too.    A TEST 18 WHAT WE WANT.
m
NEVER TOO OLD TO LEARN.
Mr. Allison, who is seventy years
old and who graduated at Missouri
University in 1852, has re-entered
the University in order to take a
special course in surveying.
A Suro Curo for Headache.��� K.luius
t headache, to which women aro iii.ivo
i suojoct than men, becomes so acut. in
some subjects that tliey arc uUcrl./ prostrated. The stomach refuses loot!, x'titi
thei. is a constant and distressing effort to fico the sloi_ac.h from oil. -\hi h
has bocomo unduly secreted theii I'm-
melee's Vegetable Tills nro a speedy al-
tcialivc, and in neutralizing tne clioti.
ot the intruding bile relieve- the --mc���
blue on thc nerves which causo tl.e
headache.     Try   thom.
Recent Discoveries seem to show
that each of the larger planets is
accompanied by bands of satellites
relatively smaller than the minor
planets, as the primaries are smaller than  the sun.
WarriorWaes���Through damp, cold and
exposure many a brave soldier who left
his native hearth as "fit" as man could
be to light.for country's -honor, hns
been "invalided homo" because of the
vulture of the battle gioimd���Rheumatism.   South   American   Khcumatic   Curo
HOW TO TAKE A REST AT HOME
A favorite cure, 'and one highly
recommended' by "th'e, faculty," is
tlit "ono da'y'-iri hod Vest." Dut it
must be faithfully carried out, or it
is of little UFje. -No reading,of .any
sihrt or kind is permitted, nor conversation. -The room should bc kept
as dark as possible, and tho "roster"
must try und sleep. - Abovo all
things, evory trouble and worry will
have to be entirely obliterated, or
the "euro" will fail to work. Tho
patient hliould. as Mr. Gilbert puts
it in one of his oport_, "try and
think of nothing at all." Any food
taken ought -to ho of the lightest
kind; and for drink, weak tea, preferably water. This rest'relaxes
mind. ,body, and muscles. . Ono doctor, in recommending Jit, said, "I
always tnko the lirst day of my holidays-in~bcd,-as*f it Is a splendid pre-**
paration for' the remainder," ,and
"what irf ��ood_ _no*agtavfor Klin should
. .e good enough" lor ordinary paepla.
More ' children* die during the hot
Weather- months than at any other
season of the year.' Their vitality is
then at its lowest ebb, and an ot-
tack-of diarrhoea, cholera infantum
or stomach troublo may prove fatal
in a few hours. For this reason no
home in which there are young children should bo without a box of
Baby's Own Tablets, which promptly
curo all. stomach and bowel troubles. If the Tablets arc given -to a
well child��fchcy will prevent these ailments anjl* keep tho:little 6ne #woll
aiid stro^j. Mrs". Joseph .T. Pigeon,
,Bryson, Que., says; .."My,little one
was attacked - with colic and diarrhoea, -ancl-"I'fpund Baby's-Own Tab-
lcts"sb~satisfactory--thatrT^.w6uld not"
now be without them in thc house."
These Tablets not only euro, .summer
troubles',.but all.thc minor ailments
thatfafflict infants and'young children. Thcy contain, no opiate or
harmful drug, and may bo given with
cqual^safety to the new born baby
or well grown child. There arc imitations of this medicine and mothers
should seo thnt the words "Baby's
Own -Tablets" aiid the four-leaf clover with child's head on each leaf is
found on the wrapper around each
box. As you value your child's life
do' not bo persuaded  to  tako a sub-j fortunes
stitute for Baby'H Own Tablets���the
ono * medicino that makes children
well and keeps them well. Sold by
all .druggists, or you can get them
by mail'at 25 cents a. box bywrit-
ing tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville,  Ont.
,    -. ��	
SUNSHINE GIVES SLEEP.
All sufferers from sleeplessness
should try sunshine ns a cure for
their woes;" it is the vcry best soporific thero is. Many women are
martyrs .to sleeplessness, and yet
they avoid the sunshine* as if it wero
an evil thing. Th'ey we^ir veils, carry
parasols, sock the' shady side of tho
road, and do everything to keep ott
the influence of kindly old King'Sol,'
whoso kisses may sometimes bring
nn unbecoming amount df color . to
tlieir faces, but who gives them' the
beauty of health' and ' cheerfulness.
Pale and sickly-looking women may
become blooming and strong if they
will but sock tho sunshine, and they
should make thc most of it antl bask
in it both indoors and out .whenever
it is possiblo, heedless alike of 'dam-
ago to carpets or clothes from its
scorching rays.
than the aggregate revenue of tho
forty-three principal nations of .the
world���should bo in a position to
make money, goes... withont saying.
It is interesting, however,'to seo how
and at what rate hc can add to his
millions.
Five years ago. when the great
coal strike was on, and in thc absence of any prospect of a settlement^ Mr. Mark Hanna, Mr.' Mc-
Kinlcy's campaign manager, - called
on Mr. Morgan and told him thnt
for political reasons the strike would
have to be settled at onco. Mr. Morgan' accordingly called a meeting of
tho mine-owners to receive* Mr.
Hanna's proposals; and, confident
that the deliberations would end in a
settlement, .he proceeded to buy
every coal share he and his agents
could secure.'
Mr. Morgan's foresight was justified; the. strike was settled; prices
took a big leap upwards, and the
great financier was able to sell at a
profit variously estimated* at from
" $10,000,000 TO 515,000,000.
It is said that Mr. Morgan has
cleared from Sl,000,000 to 55,000,-
000 by each of his great reorganization schemes. Once he made a profit
of ��3,000,000 by the purchase of
bonds from thc Cleveland Administration, and*; as* a' sample'of smaller
pickings that have come so plentifully'his way, when the New York
Central Railroad found it necessary
in-1895-to���issue-45,000-_liares���of
new- stock, Mr. Morgan' sold tho
entire block in' Europe and made a
personal commission of $500,000.
' In 1890 Mr. W.'I_: Vandcrliilt is
said to have netted 915, .00,000 by
operations in railway stocks alone.
In thc snmo year it is &tated on good
authority that Mr. Russell Sage
made a profit of 815,000,000; Mr.
James Stillman, Mr. Thomas M
Lawson, nnd Mr. James Hill netted
ovcr $10,000,000 each; and Mr. William C. Whitney and several others
added" over $..,000,000 each to their
During last year  it is   re-
hours.���08
HUNTER  OP-.PAHASITES.
His   Mission   is "to-   Find Natural
Cures  for Insect Pests.,
He had just arrived in London
from Brazil, and was olT the next
day to the Antipodes. I found him
in the office of tho Agent-General for
Western "Australia, sa.ys a writer in
tlio London Daily Mail. Ho was
carrying a littlo box --containing a
few commonplace looking beetles. Yet
to find those "beetles he had traveled
fifteen- thousand miles jind searched
far*" and wide.
WORK  OF  SALVATION wfcflMY.
The Salvation Army is at work, in
forty-nine countries and colonies,
speaks thirty-ono languages, has 7,-
210 corps, "circles," nnd societies;
l.'3,49;. officers and cadets; employs
2,560 persons, and has .5,3:19 local
ollieers. lt has sixty-three periodicals in twenty-four languages, wilh
an issue of 1,208,000. Thoro aro
C.d institution, for its social work,
and 111 twelve months the Army supplied 4,573,399 beds and 7,213,500
meals.
"I wish to ask the Court," said a
lawyer who had been put into the
witness-box lo testify as an expert,
"if I am compelled to come into this
case, in which I have no personal interest, and give a legal opinion for
nothing?" "Yes, certainly," replied tho judge; "givo it for what
it is  worth I".
One trial of Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will convince you that it
has no equal as a worm medicine. Buy
a bottlo and sco if it docs not plcaso
you.
 4	
GIRL,   CLERKS   COLLAPSE.
High Pressure Prom New Invention   Causes  Breakdown.
An alarming outbreak of neuritis,
amounting almost to an epidemic,
has occurred among the women
clerks in the telegraph depae^ment of
tho General Post-oflicc, London, England.- -     ��� '
The outbreak is due to thc largo
reductions in tlio stall which ��� have
recently taken place,, and to . the
fact that the existing staff of .women
clerks is terribly  overworked. -
Miss Mabel .Hope, head of the women's ;branch of the Postal . Telegraph Clerk's Association, who herself works in the telegraph dopartment of the General Posl-olllco, declares that a largo number of young
women were now absent from work
owing to nervous breakdown.
"Ever   sinco    the   introduction
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t i 17 anil south _ 18. 6, 14
\v-st. in tha famous Clcnboro district:
525 acres under cultivation, balance
hay and nasi ure; Al wheat land, but
woultl make n. good mixed farm; al*
ways been free from frost and hall;
ahunrlum'u of Rood water, food framo
houso, stono elevator, capacity 12.000
bushels; other out-buildings, comfortable, nice mania grove. Also norlh t
13, 0, 15, *1"_0 acres, a first-class grain
farm; can plow every foot, all under
cultivation,   fair   buildings.     Plenty     of
good     water. Write     or call.    w. A.
aril,   Gleuboro. 'Man.
FAKMEHS
_      you  buy
ATTENTION. BEFORE
i farm, write us for our
Farm Bulletin: wo have a large liat
to choose from; wc can save you
money.   Try   us.
"Leonidas," said Mr. Meekton's
wife, "look me in the eye and answer
mo ono question. Have you ever deceived mo about anything?" "Well,
Henrietta," ho answered, after much
hesitation, "I must confess that I
havo not been altogether frank. On
numerous occasions I havo dissembled to-tho extent of trying to appear
far more amiable than I really felt
DO   YOU    WISH   TO   SELL,
farm?   If
No person should go from homo without u boLtl. of Or. .1. ID. Kellocg's dysentery Cordial .fn their possession, as
cluinfrt, .ol water,' oooklngi clunntc. etc.,
fteciuently brings on summer complaint,
anrl there is nothing like bciuc ready
with a sure remedy at hand, which oftentimes saves great suffering ancl frequently valuable lives. This Cordial has
gained for itself a widespread reputation for affording prompt relict from
all summer  complaints.
St. Catherine's Lighthouse, Isle of
Wight, has just beon fitted with a
flashlight which .is estimated to he
equal to fifteen million candle-
power.
what is known as the inter-communi
cation switch," she said, "tho girls
havo had to work at greater pressure, ancl cases of nervous breakdown have become" much moro numerous than was formerly the case.
_, ..     .    ,        . _     ,     . , "Tho   dopartment   especially   allect-
tetftol,.    th      _S_��afidha    y    fa c'1    ���*   the  Metropolitan  Gallery.      I
!��^th   ]n���i Z,iJ?i���n .rifeSS_"11l��sed  to  work    there   myself,  and    I
V_���;_  _fh_l wPa.aS   ,-hun^-  -o��nd that the strain was almost un-
For years ho has been traveling,  lit- . n
orally    from   China to Peru, in    his]     S���,���  ���,���
search for insects that will aid
farmer in his war against pests-.
How Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple
Tablets Give  Instant   Relief.���
They're handy to carry���tako ono after
catmg���or whenever you feci stomach dfs-
of j tress coming on���sufTcicrs have proved it
the only remedy known that will give instant relief and permanent cure���no long
tedious treatments with questionable
results���best for all sorts of stomach
troubles! 85  cents.���00
.   1     "The  girls  themselves  perhaps   are
0 partly to blame,  for, while   the mon
clerks  will   not   do  more  than  a certain amount of work, the women aro
much moro industrious,** and work at
"I am a tracker down  of the    natural cures for tho insect   pests thot
^��-^sdaS- y^sam^ W*_-pr_i__re the whole time.
Compere, in answer to my questions.
"Every      country   has   its     different
Lawyer���"Now, see hero; bofore I
tako your case, I want to know if
you're guilty?" Prisoner��� "Am I
guilty? D'yer s'pose I'd bo fool
enough ter hire tho most expensive
lawyer in town if I .wuz innercent?"
Tho      nervous      complaint      from
which  so  many  aro   suffering princi-
plagues. IIow do these pests come? ^.ifffi^JZP* """"'"S-P"
Herei London anords you-the Siniplest | ^ ^^ ^'"oT.ome of the older
St  KBS  overlay ^n'��� wh�� have-broken down in this
the  merchandise that-..arrives    from
i way,  the authorities have acted gen
erously  enough.
ab.oad.-somo in the sackings of cas- \"'.""" '��"��� ",��"
tern cargoes, some    in,the dried foi-1 tncm  l       c
iago- around~-tropical-"-producc7
ported that a.'dozen American millionaires increased their already enormous capitals by over *.-00,000,.00
in sums ranging from ��5,000,000 to
$75,000,000.
.NOT WOKTH  GUARDING.    - ���
That virtue..W-irtf rwyrircs^'tp .. be
ever guarded "i�� .'scarcely'w~_rUTv U_)
sentinel���Goldsmith.*
Wife���"If I thought a thing was
wicked, I wouldn't do it."':Husband
���"Neither would I."' Wife���"UfcK!
I 'think smoking cigars is a wicked
waste; an impious dclilomcnt, in
fact." . Husband���"Tlien you should
not smoke. Hand mc a match,
please.,"
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|jK*fp:p.;Ef|
. *//, v Pi .-L-i'**' -
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���*.��>U.:
At any time one of these strango
insects, carried hero In such fashion,
might, find thnt tho English . climate
suited it, and thnt ono of your native products (possibly wheat) supplied it with a sulluble food. If
thero wero nothing to counteract It,
it would in a few years spread all
ovcr England, breeding in
numbers several times a year. Beforo
many had quito reali-cd what was
tho matter, your wheat crop ���* would
bo ruined.
"For somo years my work "has
taken mo to every land. Now I nm
In Spain, now in China, now In the
heart of France, now in Central
America. Sly method is this: When
seeking an antidote I first find tho
nativo home of tho pest I wish to attack. Then I go there, get into tho
country and examine. I watch tho
samo pest tliere (whero it is probably doing scarcely any damage), and
I am almost suro to find that at
somo stago of its life another insect
attacks and destroys it. Then I
havo found what I wanted���my para-
site���and I tako it away, with mo and
breed  it  to fight tho pest.
""Every pest has its parasite, ancl
tho right way to fight pests is
through their parasites. Western
Australia is setting the way here in
practical fruil culture and farming,
and others will benefit from its
work."
 .
and  have     enabled
with  a pension.      I
.! know  .    of a_.ypung,_girl, Jhoweycr,
! who, the moment hcr eyesight became affected���which very likely ��was
duo to overwork���was discharged.
Sho had only-left-a short time wh'-n
sho recovered completely, but thoy
have never taken her back."-
"liut, my doar," remonstrated Mr.
igr_'_ -Mockun,  "thore's a good deal to   bo
" said    on   hoth slcles."      "No    there
isn't,"  answered  his    sp'ouso.    "I'vo
told you what I think about it, and
that's all that is going to bc said.'-'
COMES A TIHLE
Has
' and try  Postum Food
CASHIER'S RECORD.
Mr. John Watt, J.P., cashier in the
Commercial Hank, George Street,
Edinburgh, has retired after the
record Kervicc of fifty-six and a half
years without a day's absencp.
* THE JAPS AN'D THEIR TEETH.
Japanese inns^furnisK fresh tooth-
J>ru6hcs -every .morning -free .Jbo. every
guest*.' ���- The brush is of w'oo<V (shaped
like a'pencil, and'frayed to, a. tufty
brush of "fibre at, thc "large" end..    *-.-
When  Coffee Shows What It
Been  Doing.
"Of Into years coffee has disagreed
with me," writes a matron from
Rome, N.Y., "it's lightest punishment was to make me 'logy' and
dizzy, and it seemed to thicken up
my blood.
"Tho heaviest was when it upset
my stomach completely, destroying
miy a'ppetito and making me nervous
and irritable, and sent mo to wy
bed,. ' After ono of theso attacks, in
which I nearly lost my life, I concluded, to qui?
ColTee.
"It went right to tho spot! I
found it not only a most palatable
and refreshing beverage, but a food
as  well.
All my ailments, the 'loginess' and
dizziness, tho unsatisfactory condition of my blood, my nervousness
and irritability disappeared in short
order and my sorely afflicted stomach began quickly to recover.
I began to rebuild and havo steadily
continued until now. Have a good
appctito and am rejoicing in sound
health, which I owe to the use cf
Postum Food ColTee." Name given
by. Pqstum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
There's a reason.-' - ���    ,-*-    "��� ���
Read 'thi'll-tlb book,' "Ther. Road
tb *Wellvilfc',"  found in each pt\.
Hard and soft corns cannot withstand llolloway's Corn Cure: it is effectual every time. Get a bottle at
onco  and   bo  happy. ~*
YOUIl
      _.   you   do,   send   us   a   full
and complete description and lowest
pricc and wc will place it on our lint
and list lt in our next Belletln. which
will be issued soon. If we sell your
farm, we charge you Si per cent,
commission. If no sale is mado
through us. trc make no chargo. .Rutherford & Hilctt, Estat* Agents, Hamilton.
"DALLSTON LAKE���Country seat,
���-* stock and poultry farm, 117
acres, on lake front, new house, 11'
rooms and bath; gravity water system in house; large barn, carriage
house, poultry houses, yards, brooders, rabbit hutches; 10 minutes Saratoga and Schenectady trolleyr beautiful site for hotel or summer boarding house; write for price. CHAS E.
STEVENS, Ballston Lake, Saratoga.
County,  N. Y.
FOR SALE.
2,000 acres of wood elands, en bloc
or in lots to suit purchasers. Principals  only dealt with.
E.   W. HAY.
Falkenburg Station,  Ontario.
YOUR OVERCOATS
ud faded Salt- wcraM look bolter drod.   Xf no afefll
if ottn In jour to-m, write direct Montreal, Box US <
BRITISH  AMERIOAN   DYEINQ   CO.
MONTREAL*.
AYRSHIRE CATTLE FOR SALE
20 Ayrshire Bulla���four to twenty
months old; Ayrshire Females'all
ages;  also improved  Yorkshire*   pigs.
Apply to  HON.  W. OWENS,      ,   -
Monte  Bcllo,   Que.'
SHE KNEW HIS TASTES.
He���Why do you have all that fruit
on your new hat?   I don't like il��      ^
She���Well, I couldn't very well"
have it trimmed with stufTed goose,,
even if you do like that better.
Every inch of the Nyang Chu valley in Tibot is cultivated. "Xyang"
means tho  "land of  delicacies."
Lifebuoy Sonp ��� disinfectant ��� Is
strongly recommended by tho medical
profession as a safeguard against Infectious  diseases. 22
���A-good-dcal^o.-thc-Consolation-of-
fercd in th'e-world is'about an solacing as th'e assurance of the Irishman to his wifo when sho fell into
the" river: ' "You'll find'ground at
tho bottom, my  dear."
ItchlnK Pllcts -Dr. Agnew's Ointment Is
proof against the torments of Itching
files, 't'bmumnd* of testimonials of
cures effected by Its use. No case too
aggravating or too long standing foi
it too soothe, comfort and cure. It
cures In from 3 to 0 nights. 3S cents.
���05
O rowel 1     (In
Here, waiter!
pork chops?"
tell by  tho taste?"
Waiter���"Then  what  difference
cheap     restaurant)���
Arc these mutton   or
Waiter���"Can't    you
Growcll���"No."
does
it mako what they are?"
To Those of Sedentary Occupation.���
Men who follow sedentary occupations,
which deprive them of fresh air and t-x-
crcisc, aro moro prono to disorder, of
tho liver and kidneys than Uiit-i -.l.o
lead active, outdoor lives. The for-nir
will find In I'annclBc's Vcgetablo I'ills a
rcstoratlvo without question \ha mv.t
clhcaclous on the market. Th.v nio
easily procurable, easily taken, net expeditiously, and thcy aro -surprisingly
cheap considering  thefr excellent.
LONDON'S BUSY URIDCES.
In twelve hours 22,118 people crosa
Westminster Bridge on foot and .J,-
051 passengers go over by omnibus.
At Blackfriars Bridge 31.385 pedestrians cross in twelve hours and 5,-
399 passengers in omnibuses. Every
day 3.3HO electric trams arc run to
and from Westminster Bridge, and
last year a total of 53,000,000 passengers were carried. To Blackfriars
Bridge there are*566 cars-a day,-and-
the number of passengers last year
was 88,000,000.
A vast bed of coal, containing fuel
enough to supply- all the navies of
the Pacifle, has-been .discovered 'at
Baron .Hoff Bay," 'at.the extreme
north end ol Kamchatka.
It  Reaches   Thc   Spot.���There   are  few
remedies   before   * the   public   to-day     as
efficacious  in   removing  pain   and   in   allaying   and   preventing   pulmonary     disorders as  Dr.  Thomas'  _*clcclric  Oil.   It-'
has   demonstrated   its   powers   in     thou- *
sands  of  instances   and  a   large   number
of   testimonial,   as   to     its   great   valuo
as  a   medicine  could  bo  got  were  thero ,'
occasion   for   it.    It   is   for >sale    everywhere.
Joskins���"I say, Hoskins, this is
my first day at shooting. You might
tell me" in confidence what peoplo
shut one .eye for when thoy'ro sight- *
ing anything." Hoskins���"Oh, that's
perfectly simple, my dear fellow. You
see, if they were to shut both eyes
they wouldn't be able to see any-'
thing."-
Too Many Paople Dally With Catarrh.
���It strikes one liko a thunder-clap, develops with a rapidity that no. other
discu.e does. Dr. Agnew's Cata'rrhal
Powder is thc radical, quick, sale and
pleasant.cure that thc disease demands.
U��o the mcuiis. prevent its deep-seating'
and years of distress. Don t dally
with Catarrh. Agnew's gives relief in
ten minutes.    50 cents."���97 -
"If." said thc chemist, "you will
give this new tonic a trial, I'm sura
you will nover uso any other." Excuse mc," rejoined tho customer,
"but I prefer something a little less
fatal."
ENGLI8H   SPAVIN   LINIMENT
Remove* al hard soft or calloused
lumps and blemishes from horses, blood
spavin, curbs, spllnta, ringbone,
Sweeney, stlfllea. sprains, tore, and
swollen throat, coughs, etc. Savo (SO
by use of one bottle. Warranted the -
most wonderful Blemish Cure ever
known.
RAIN WHICH NEVEIt'EALLS. -
In thc Colorado Desert there are
rainstorms during which not a drop
of water touches th'e earth. Tho'
rain can bc seen falling from the
clouds, high above the desert, but
when it reaches the hot, dry air ho-
nealh tho clouds it is entirely 'absorbed. Theso strange rainstorms ���
take place in regions where the thermometer often registers 128 degrees
in the shade.
When you think you have cured a
cough or cold, but find a dry,
hacking cough remains, there is
danger.   Take
SHiloh's
.The Lung,
Tonic ���
at once. " It will strengthen the
lungs and stop,the cough.
Mcm:   ' S.C.W_tta*'Co. MS
' ���*. SOe. |>-,\lieKpr.K.y..Tfflonto,C_n.-.
ZSSSB XO. 88-05.-
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-..r-��t��i_* ��������� ������_*w**��������� rj_.i, nutftf^j _wni^i  r^WMfVr.* !���������������������������!��������� )iT_ninii.iijT-ir _*a  #######^  j4andsome /few &ress  est  1905  FOR FALL TRADE  1905  FALL GOOD. ArrivingI  The latest New Season's  Goods selling; at Greatly Reduced Prices.  We are increasing our Fall  Purchases daily and all our  Customers can depend upon  the best goods the Market  Qffers at Moderate Prices.  We Invite Your Inspection  Stylish, New  Fall Coats  Just opened a full range of Ladies'  and Misses' Fall Coats���������the Latest Eastern  and New York Styles.  A Nice Range  of Blankets  We want you to look at these New  Blankets, shipped direct to us from the Best  Eastern Woolen Mills. Bought before the  advance in price.   ���������  New Table Linen  and Napkins  Some very pretty patterns, good and  serviceable.    Come in and look them over.  Miscellaneous  New Sheeting, New Flanellettcs,  New Hosiery, New Golf Jackets in ladies'  and Childrens', stylish and well made.  American Overalls  and Jackets  <��������� Just opened the third lot to hand in  the last Thirty Days. We have them in all  sizes, for Men.  Trainmen's  Nobby Shoes  We claim this is the Best Shoe on the  Market, a perfect fitting shoe, very comfortable, and beautifully finfshed. This is an  entirely new line.  Five-Acre Blocks of this well  known Farm are Offered  for Sale Now at  Each  Je  t*a* ***********************  ��������� I TO GET YOUR *  ��������� I  Will Make a Beautiful  Country Residence for City  People during the Summer  Months.  Will grow the Finest Fruit  and Garden Vegetables on the  Continent.  Terms of Payment can be  arranged.  Apply for Particulars to the  HERALD OFFICE  8  :  r*  Filled accurately with  tlie Purest  of  DRUGS  Take them to the  CANADA DRUC & BOOK CO.,  Ltd  :<������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Born  Graaam���������At Revelstoke on Saturday,  Aug. 26th, to Dr. and Mrs. Graham.  : *a daughter.  DIED  Parsons���������At Revelstoke, on the 23rd  inst., the infant son of JIv. and Mrs.  H. Parsons.  LOCALISMS  Bargains for Friday and Saturday,  two'.:packages Malta Vita 25c., two  days only, 0. B. Hume fc Co.  Mrs. E. S. Jackson returned this  morning from a six months'visit to  friends at Moosomin, N. XXr: T.  Miss. L. McPbadden returned on.  Monday morning, fro tn a mo n this y is i i  to relatives at "Victoria and Vancouver.  Tlie mid-week half-holiday arrangement, which has been in force during  the past two months, terminated yesterday. '  .1  N. Itamoto, a Jap, who hud been  ���������working on the C. P. R. succumbed  on Saturday to typhoid fever. The  funeral took place Tuesday.  At a meeting of the Ladies' Ho.spital  Guild on Tuesday it was decided to  j-roceed at once with the building of a  verandah around the hospital.  The shooting season opens tomorrow  and local sports hnve been busy this  week getting their fire arms into  shape for a big slaughter of birds.  The Willing Workers of St. Andrew's church are making arrangements for-their annual Scottish concert in the Opera Hwise on St.  Andrew's night, .Nov. 30th.  Supt. Gordon returned with his  gang on Tuesday from the hills, having completed the work of turning  the forks of 13th Crossing Creek into  Bridge Breek, thereby making a substantial addition to the city's water  supply.  The Methodist church was filled to  the doors last Sunday evening when  the Rev. C. H. M. Sutherland delivered  the first of a series of three sermons on  the "Three Great Pools of the Bible."  The second of the series will be deal.t  ���������with next Sundaj' evening, subject���������  "The Fool Farmer."  On Saturday last at Salmon Arm  ���������while her father was engaged in mowing, the 4-year-old daughter of Wm.  Kew got in front of the mower and  had both her legs severed at the ankle.  Dr. Sutherland was wired for and responded at once to attend to the unfortunate child, who .was removed to  the hospital here, where she is receiving every..attention*..^  ",���������;���������.:'.  Miss McLellan is visiting friends in  Vancouvei*.  Tho annual hospital ball will be held  this year on   Hallowe'en   night,   Oct.  olst.  Mrs. Roy McDonald and Miss Cough  are spending a few days in tho Okanagan this week.  Mrs. G. C. Knowlton, of Enderby,  is in tho city on a visit to her mother  Mrs. Woodley.      '  "  The band will play from the Mac  kenzie avenue stand tomorrow night,  weather permitting.  Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Bradley returned  yesterday morning from a visit to  friends in the coast cities.  The Heuau. is pleased to state that  T. J. Wadman has suflicicnl.lv recovered from his illness to be able to leave  the hospital.  The Vernon Intermediate lacrosse  team have '*cold feet'* and the tranie  with the. Revelstoke" lads on Labor  Day is oil'.  Mrs. Creelman and Mrs. Dent returned from Golden on Tuesday where  they had been assisting in the anniversary services of the Methodis'.  Church of that town on Sundaj- and  Mond.ij-.  Mr. A. J."Howe will arrive in Revelstoke on Tuesday morning, the oth of  Sept., accompanied bj- his bride, to  take his old position wfth P. Burns &  Co. His many old friends extend  congratulations to Bert and his bride  on returning to Revelstoke.  A splendid programme has been  arranged for the animal Golden sports  wliich take place on Sept. ISth and  lOLh next. There will he,some fast  horses in attendance as the following  ���������item^from=a=i'ecpnt=issue-of^the=G!ri-'  gary Herald indicates: "The following race horses arrived in the city this  morning, after doing the eastern circuit��������� Zny.ti, Katy 0.. Young Marlow,  Bearebdown and Tom Reilly. The  animals will remain here for a time  and then go west for the Golden  race*." Young Mai-low, ir. will be remembered, is the horse which brake  the Canadian record for the one mile  dash, on a half mile track, at the  Moose .Taw meet two weeks ago.  Supplies  Public  School  AND  High School  ooks  Remember the Place to Buy  Walter Bews'  Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer  **"* Next Hume* Block;'   -���������    '   '  Mail Orders'.Sent by Return.'  Jlr. XV. M. Brown, president of the  Revelstoke & McCullough Creek  Hydraulic Mining Co., returned on  Monday- night from a trip to Duluth  inthe interests of the company.  In another column will be found the  advertisement of Messrs. McKenzie &  Martin of Vernon. B. C. , This firm  make a specialty of dealing in all kinds  of fruit, and are prepared to fill all  orders on tho shortest notice.  A man named Taylor was seriously  injured* at E. L. Kinman's logging  camp, at Three Valley Lake, on Tuesday evening, hy the limb of a tree  striking him on the head. Mr. Taylor  is now in the hospital having his  injuries attended to.  The Herald has received for distri  lint inn, a iiiiiiiber "of copies of the  Dominion Fair prize list, which is  being held this year at New Westminster from Sept. 27th IcOct, Tth.  Parties desirous of obtaining a copy-  can procure same by calling at this  oflice.  Dr. and Mrs. J. Hislop. of Edmonton,  spent yesterday in Lhe city en route  home fiom their honeymoon trip to  the coast. Dr. Hislop is.a brother of  Miss Hislop of the public school staff,  .Mrs. Hislop, being a daughter of the  Hon. Frank Oliver, Minister of the  Interior.  The possibilities of Revelstoke as a  fruit growing district are unlimited.  E. Adair exhibited to the Herald  this week samples of second crop  strawberries grown on bis ranch. Tlie  berries are large, firm and of splendid  flavor, and in all respects equally as  good as first crop berries.  At the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, held at  Halifax last week, Dr. R. E. McKech-  nie of Vancouver, was elected vice-  prcsidenti=and=Dri���������Wv=H>-St:ther!and-  of Revelstoke, secretary of the association, for the province of British  Qolumbia.  Dr. and Mrs. Morrison left on Tuesday, for a trip to Golden and the  Upper Columbia Valley. During his'  absence the "Doc" will combine pleasure with business and hopes to play  havoc with the game which abounds  in that district. He will be joined at  Golden by M...S. Hustings and Fred  Cameron, who left for that point last  night. '���������:���������'.  Sovereign Graves, western mnnagei-  of the Canadian Order Woodmen of  the World, and Dr. Harrison, bead  physician of the order, visited the  local camp on Monday last. Aspecial  session was held at which sixteen  candidates were initiated. After the  initiatory ceremony a reception was  held in honor of the visitors and a  most enjoyable time was spent.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  See J. C. Hutchison for ICE. .  Jelly .Glasses at   C. B. Hnme & Co.  Smoke Brown's Union  Cisar.  ��������� Rifles, Shot Guns and  Ammunition  at Bourne Bros, .  Private Funds to loan on Real Estate  Securities,   Apply to J. M. Scott.  FURNISHED^IIOUSE TO   RENT.  Apply at (be Herald Oflice.   *  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Cigar.  for  Your credit is good at Howson's  Furniture.  FOR SALE-A 100 lb. Dayton Computing Scale, apply at Bourne Bios.  We have a full stock of all kinds of  green vegetables, C. B. Hume & Co.  Smoke Brown's  Vueita "Cigar.  " Marca  The attack of the Kootenay Mail in  its lust issue upon the Dominion  Lord's Day'Alliance discloses a spirit,  to say the least, which i.s mean. Had  the writer taken the trouble to inform  himself he might have saved such a  wretched display. Had he been  present last evening at. the Alliance  meeting he would have undoubtedly  profited by well-merited rebuke administered by the Rev. Mr. Moore.  Dining room sets, Parlor pieces and  fancv Rockers, at Howson's Furniture  Store.  Jt. Howson & Ct). have a large st ock  of carpet squaies to*select fiom, Linoleums, Floor Oil and.Matting. .  We shall have two cars of Fiirtjiture  in shortlj*. KimHy reserve your orders  for John E. Wood the .Big Furniture  Store.  We are head quarters for eating and  preserving fruit, Pears, Crab Apples,  Plumes and Piunes, at C. B. Hume  & Go's. '  Head quarters for Iron  beds, every  .varietyitosseleet-froin,���������an-iron -cable  spring goes with each bed, at John  E  Wood's.  If you want anything ia Furniture  just now. we will give ynu big bur-  gains, as we _ ant,to make room for  our new stock. John E. Wood.  Bicycles rep .irrd and cleaned at W.  Smyihe'?, next Dr. McLean's house,  filll stock of tiies, all kinds Dunlop  and Al. aiid AV.  WANTED���������A book-keeper who understand-double entry. Must be  experienced.    Apply  to  J.  G. Mac-  Do.N'ALJ).  FOR SALE���������A House and Lot, situated alongside railway, opposite  I. jng's Brewery. Apply to August  Grannat.  Treat.  Through the efforts of Rev. C.H.M.  Sutheiland, it is expected that the  people of Revelstoke will have ��������� the  privilege of one of the rarest intellectual treats next week, ever heard in  this city. , '  Mr. Sutherland is endeavoring to  secure Dr. John P. D. John,;the noted  lecturer, for two nights���������Tuesday and  Wednesday, Sept. 5 and 6.- If secured  the subjects will be, on Tuesday night,  '."Ihe Worth of a riian," and on Wednesday night, "Did Alan Make God or  Did God Alake Alan?.'! Dr. John was  formerly president of. DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, and is  without doubt one of the . brainiest  It cun ers on the American continent.  He has during . the past eight years  lectured more than 1,400 times, 400 of  these being in his own state of * Indiana. Revelstoke will be indeed lucky  to secute such an intellectual giant.  The following press notes speak  themselves: .   -      ....  "Dr. John roused the audience to a  high pitch of enthusiasm bya splendid  display of oratorical ability. His  oration - on " The Worth of a Man "  was a piece of classical eloquence.���������  Denver Republican."  " A throng greeted Dr. John last  night to listen to his great lecture,  "Did Alan Make God, or Did God  Alake Alan j " His magnificent delivery held the attention of the most  indifferent. His arguments were  masterly, his presentation faultless,  i elying alone on the development of  established truth rather than on abuse  or ridcule.���������San Francisco Examiner."  __J  -*.'���������" -  if  Fall  -  About how m.uch would yop. like to pay  for'your"  and Winter Suit?  ���������CC __-���������*_*_  %    Name your, price and we'will.show you a Suitctfiat . ���������,  will-more tnan meet your expectations.' ";" *������������������-.   '"��������� ���������     '"-���������*' ,"'  Whether rigid economy compels you to make, the  most "of a $id Suit or a handsome" income justifies ^rfie  wearing* of a $25 Suit, .we'll^give you the.-best that,  money  can . buy.  We will give you exceptional bargains in bed lounges, oak China  Cabinets and CliifTioners, as we have  to get more ..pace ready, John E.  Wood the Big Furniture Store.  ��������� Your credit is good for anything in  the Furniture or Furnishing line, or  if .you pay.'tho cash as!, for 10 per cent  off, John E. Wood the Big Furniture  Store.  ICE I ICE I delivered to all parts  of the city anj-time of the day in any  quantity apply to J. C. Hutchison.  Orders left at tho Lawrence Hardware  Store promptly filled.  Annual Hospital Meeting.  The annual general meeting of the  Revelstoke Hospital Society was held  last Thursday evening, with President  T. Kilpatrick in the chair. Secretary  A._B,_Ehipps read_the-flnancial statement and medical report. The capital  account showed $18,627.18, assets, and  $2,747.2_, liabilities. Receipts���������Pay  patients $1,351.19, contract patients  yM,ttl5.74, hospital tickets $o0, government grant $4,187. Expenditures  ���������buildings, grounds and furnishings  at Arrowhead $3,411.07,-and at Revelstoke $l,]2I.51,maintenanco at Arrowhead $288.07, * at Revelstoke $3,500.83,  sa la lien, Anowhead $080, Revelstoke  $7,052.75.   drugs,   Arrowhead $206.07,  ..*-*���������  We Ensure Satisfaction  buy  Once you buy your clothes' here you* "will  never  elsewhere. "  ���������'  J. G. Macdonald  REFORM���������WARDROBE���������  <>  o  <>  o  i.  0  o  ;i:  i>  o  i>  i.  o  0  *r  i-  it  Fl"  ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  it  it  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������,  *********aariaaaaamammmmma*  RIDdWAY WAR.  SCOTCH MOTTO WARE  We have it, no one else has it,  or will have it. So come early  and get your choice.  ���������JARDINIERE8  8ALAD BOWL8  _      BREAD & OAKE PLATE8  <&  At The Caves.  Last week Mrs. A. Spragge and  daughter made a trip to the Deutschman Caves under the escort of Air. F.  O. Lang, of Golden. The party camped out two nights at Ross Poak water  tank and one night at the Caves. To  a MmtAr,u representative Alrs.Spragge  said that the beauties of the Caves and  Cougar valley far exceeded their most  sanguine expectations. , Airs. Spragge  is writing' tor the Toronto Globe in*  which paper an,account with illustrations Will appear later,.     ��������� ���������'-.���������ViV.-' '-'-.'.    ;t  Windsor Hotel.  The bar of tho new Windsor Hotel  on First street, wns opened on Alonday under the mnnagoment of Air. P.  Levesque. . Air. Levesfpio is ono of the  oldest residents of this city and one of  the ' most popular hotel mon in tho  wost. Mr. Xevesijuo desires to extend  his thanks to the many friends for  the courtesies exLended to liim at the  .opening of tho liouse on Monday.   .  _���������  EGO DISHE8  OHEE8E DI8HE6  and many other kinds.  Remember it is the  Genuine  ENGLILH RIDGWAYWARE  Red Cross: prog (e-  Bevelstoke and $3,290.08, insurance,  fuel, light, etc., $1,(171.08, total $23,-  124.83, of which $4,532.01 was on capital account, leaving a shortage for the  year of $800. _  The medical report showed 5,802  hospital days, 1,578 out patients, 110  operations, 40 x-ray treatments, and  377 patients.'  Directors were elected as follows:���������'  President, T. Kilpatrick (re-elected);  1st Vice Pres..| G. S. McCarter; 2nd  Vice-Pres., R. Howson; Seey.-Treaa.,  A.B.Phipps; F. McCarty, Lord Strathcona, O. F. Lindmark, VV. B. Pool, T.  E. L. Taylor, F. Robinson, J. O. Billings, T.   Ludgate, W. B. Armstrong,  F. E. Sine, H. Creelman, It. H.  Urquhart, J. Palmer, T. More, J. Mc-  Ginnis," Government Agent (for life),  and Messrs. F. B. Lewis, J. H. Robinson, K. 'Gordon*,! B. R."Atkins, H.  Floyd, A'. E.'Kincaid; E.'.Trimble.W.  H. Elson and Boultbee.  Messrs. Ludgate, Armstrong and  Boultbee were appointed a committee  of management of the Arrowhead  branch, Mr. Dudgeon to be asked to  co-operate in an advisory capacity.*  ��������� .  NOTIOE. . - S   "'  Notice la bereby given tbat thirty day* tder -  date.'! Intend to apply to tbeCbiel Commi..  .loner or Lands and works for a speolat It. en������a*  to out and carry away timber (rom the follow  inp deicrlbed land., situated on tbe welt tide  ol Arrow Lakei on a creek emptying into Shelter Bay. ln Weit Kootenay dlitrlot:-    '      ���������  1. Commencing at the second aouth watt  angle ol Lot 811 of tbe K. and 8. llmlu, thon  west 1CU cbains, thence south tn chains, ihence  east 160 chains, tbence nortb 40 chains to  point ol commencement.  .. Commenclns. at tbe third south west  angle of Lot 81! of.be K. and B. limits, theneo  west 80 rbains, thence north 80 01 alna, thence  oast 40 chains, thence aouth 40 cbaina, theneo  east40 chains to point of commencement.   -  Dated August 28th, 1S05.  GEO. B. CAMPBELL.  McKenzie & Martin  THE    GROCERS  DEALERS IN  c B ring   V* YauivProscriptions  aaoaa aaaaa^jiaaiajtapaaaaaa \  CORPORATION  OF THE  CITY  OF REVELSTOKE.  The Order prohibiting the use of  water for lawns and gardens is withdrawn. Water maybe used for the  above purpose between 7 a_d 9 p.m.  '���������-'; ���������   H. A. BROWN,'  . " '  . . Mayob.  Fruits of all  Kinds in Season  x*  ���������i  (U  hi  1.1  'S^MS^S^&^^S^M^M^i&^SS&SS^ii;  ',7H1B'W>,>Xnt't*ttT*t  'ZiZSXSg^'lZSSSZSS!}^^

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