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 ___-3_B^3S^3__*3*l_-!-S_i!  _____\T_~>  RAILWAY  EN'S   JOURNAL.  Vol* XV.I.--NO.-24  REVEJLSTOKE B. C. THURSDAY,   DECEMBER  i_8,  1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance  3 0-3>#������-i>#^**'4  C0_ Lid.  'DeparirasR- Stor..  i te Gtbns:  We take the greatest pleasure  in wishing >ou all " The Season's  Greetings," with thc hope that al!  may have a bright and prosperous  New Tear. This season's business  has-been the greatest in the h.story  af this firm; far beyond our own  estimation. While some of the  Departments may not have given  you the serviee expected, we are  ���������eortstantiy improving and will  rectiiy these things.  Reepgni. ing that our * prosperity-is 10 part due-to the very  liberal support accorded us bjr onr  getrpns, we uke- this, ofj-portuaity  of tbauking one and ait for past:  courtesies. '  I  Deg_$bn������_-t .sate.  mm of FASHfor.  Can get tl.e garments as pictured from   C.B,   Hume  & Co., ReveL.toke, B. C.    Tliey are <he sole represents.-  \  lives for the finest tailored evening wear produced in  Canada.    An evening suit is something you ca.-ct afford  to tw without.   We guarantee every garment we stll.  0J. HUME k CO., Ltd.  | Stag. ar&-mei.<. S������ore_  *7  'y ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������<������^. *>*S^*>*i-*>*>*p* *f������������*..������������������fr  CANADIAN  ALPINE CLUB  Appeal  to Canadians   for  S p  port in Formation of Sara ���������  Necessary    Qualifications  Members.  A 0 Wheeler, ot the Topogram  Survey, has issued an appeal foi  port in forming a Canadian A  Club    He aays :���������  " fou have doubtle?" 1~ **���������. -f oi '  CaD_dn.ii    Alpa."    They    cover  largest part of British   Columbia  _ considerable portion of tlie Pro  of Alberta.   As early aa 1884 reco  -'imb. have been made in these ir  tain ranges.   The advent of the C  dian Pacific  Railway in 1885  t  open  to the  world this vast fie  Alpine research and reereution.   S  then most of the accessible pe_k_ a  the  line of railway have been  quered,   and many   (hat   lie a  way distant upon either aide,  nevertheless a  fact that  the   re  explored and known is small aa     m  pftied with that  which is almost  known and aa yet barely touched  la looking over the list of reco  clitnba the names o������  Canadians  chiefly conspicuous by their abs  It would aeem  that   we are not  fully alive to the glorious heritag  scow-clad peaks, shining glaciers,  bills forests   ar.d   rushing   mom  torrent-     found  in   this    encha  wonderland of craga and canyons  poa.eE.���������a     pos.eB.j'on  tha  already   proving,  and   will   prov  veritable and inexhaustible gold mine.  The eyes of the world are upon  Canada    She is preparing to ta te her  place among  the nations of ths earth.  Why then shonld ehe be behind in the  aatier of an Alpine Club to exploit  ber own Alps t  la 1903 the American Alpine Club  i  formed,    with    headquarters   at  Philadelphia, by gentlemen who had  chiefly instrumental in exploiting the Canadian  Alp..   Ths objects  of the cl_b are : ' The scientific exploration   and   study   of the   higher  __H_d____ elevations and of the regions  lying within or about the Arctie and  Antarctic Circles ;  the cultivation  the mountain  craft ; the promotion  M-i  dissemination   of knowledge re-  gudiag the regions above   indicated  It fbail for its primary work und"  take the study and elucidation of the  BM-aiitains of all America, gathering  m the facts and phenomena pertaining to them, and sbali -at the earliest  iaas practicable publish a  systematic  [ilaatrat.d work on these mountain  to the end of presenting a com pie i  monograph of the Alpine Mountains  jf the Western Hemisphere.' "  Peraons eligible for active member-  (a) These who have made the ascent  rf one or more mountain elevations  Ffhich are considered " acceptable " to  h������ Board of Directors. No mount  Mil bo allowed in thi. category which  lo.i not attain an altitude of 2,000  !e_t above the snow line of its region.  (u) Those who have conducted e_  --.oration in the Art-tin nnd Antiircti  3__-i_, or coutnbntid Biibflt_i*tliilly to  t knowledge of Hid natiini! ph.minionn  }f those regiona and of the regions of  llyh mountain elevations.  (O) Thoso who are engaged in special  itudy of recent ghiciiil phenomena.  CHRISTMAS  FESTiVALf  in gon_rgl  ������F BE.0L  aC  L  g O  d   Vh     S   ang ng.  ifoi'k'-County Loan Co. Enquiry  Toronto, Doc. 30-Tl_* invest iK_t ior-  ntotb. affnirsiif th. Yurk ikiuiity  joan company t������.i*_ii thi.. morning  wfore W. H. Cross, appointed hy the  favermnent   for   tlint   purpose.    Tho  ust, only nbout _. dozen _peet:U.o_s  being present. The first, witness examined was Joseph Phillips, president  of the defun_L concern. C. O. Mmdten  conducted   the  examination   foe   the  Phillips began by espluiniuf; the development of tho comptiny. In tho  tlrat place it .imply dealt in niort-.  g_ge_ and then pu_chi-___ lunds for  <J .velcpmont. When Ihe .;< .npuny  got into tli. laud bunh*ie.N it wan discovered that more would have to be  pnt-lmsed in older lo ���������;. t rond ol of  Ibe district, niul bo fii.th.r projeets  (Imt wen? already in po-nei-iion nf the  compiuiy.  Iti_devel.pedt-iUthok.nl in th.*',  coujjmny'.  lot.  nt_L.Qi.ut undo, the  E__>*Vl-_* LOrE.  The Salvation'Army hall was filled  toils utmost capacity-last Thursday  ���������ning on the occasion of the annual  ristmaa entertainment of the Band  Love. E. Adair presided at the  happy gathering, and the following  programme was very creditably rei  dered : Recitation, "Peace on Earth,  Ruby Berger; recitation "Santa Giant  Willie Gove; recitation, Dora Smith:  reading, Fanny Whitehouse; solo,  Tilly Lund; dumb-bell drill by eight  girls: recitations by Misses  Annie Donald-son and Oscar  chorus, "God is Love," hy nine girls;  recitations, Maggie and Willie Gulli-  cano; Hag.drill, Laura Johns, n, Lillian  Pettipiece. Ruby Berger, Edna Corson, May Anthony, Maggie Gullicano,  Mary Parsons; recitations, Douglas  Hedstrom, Lillian Pettipiece; dialogue  Geo. Woodland and Fred MeMahon;  solo by Capt. Moore; recitations by tbe  ses Donaldson, G. Woodland, Jel -  Blaine, Canaan Smith,Inez Mitch-  elljChristmas ������s. rcisPH bv eleven (,___���������;  diaU.guo by C'eil Cot-son, Alice Bl.iom-  fi.ld, ArliHti' I..bin.on, May Field,  Walter H_hmsnn, Mary Parsons, and  Edith Anl [muy.  j_.iioni.T cm'_r 11.  The  i������l Ch  1 in  .Sunday ai-lin. I childi-en of th������ Methnil-  ist Church   wim !i. Id in  l.ho eluii-eli oil  idny   .-vi-.ii.ig   ii._l.      There  was  a  ���������K������ klti'iiil-m. .. nmla (U'_t cli.__ pro-  gi-ainiim iva* i.iidi'ii'd by ihi������ Hii. lim  ������������������vi.lni. i-njoyiiinnt nf Iho.e  pi'i'si'ill. Afti'i- Ilut pnignii'ini- ttio  di. trilml inn <if ( .ii'i .tinnH pn1. ciitN  look placi' and Uio little ont'a wore  made i.M:e,-diiiHly happy.  Tlio Hiildnm'.   Clivi_ttmiH fwtival of  il.   Andivw's   Church   took   place in  'lie chililr. 11 with pareiil.-. and friends  filled Uu'H'ucHi t. .���������v_:'!.1*-i;u;. Tin-  if Lhe tliii.it-oii woro lllled with  delimit ������v.'i* lim w. 1! hiden Cliiistmas  ���������and Hantii Clans. A |������'Oi*i-uium_  of retdtlitions iiild _ong_ wns niv.-a by  the childror,. A hand-iim,- bible was  presenled to M .dj;o Cnld-si- from the  logiiition of hei'  nk for the I  I'V-tl'l'HSlll'UT of tin  Llivt-  Mr. Lid  dio in a few ploa.i  the p.ei'-nttttioi.. 'L'he entei'tainiiieol  closed nt 10 o'clock with Lho National  Aiiilu'ii', and bi'iicdiction Iiy lhe  pastor, all retiring to their homes well  il. tuii'd Willi the . viininpf's enjoyment..  knox t'ltuncii.  Knoa Ohim-h Sunday Huhool Chrict-  uft'i .11ler_tl11m.nl will bo held in the  lunch tiini((ht, A good programme  1111 hfi'ii arianged and a cordial w.l-  otii". In extended t������ all. A isullectioii  tilt bu t .ken to ll.lpdefray expunge.,  the General did not deny  that  stlch ;  report had been received.  Pfer-tm^i-jei Dead.  P.-itI_, Dec. _B--__o_. .Kaymond Pie-  fontaine, Canadian Minister of .lijfr.nne,  died suddenly yesterday. Death waj  due to angina pectoris. Arrangements are heing made to transport  the body to Canada.  Volcanic Eruption.  San Fbaxcisco. Cal., Dec. 20.���������According to the passengers who arrived  on the liner Ventura,, the volcano  the island of Savaol in the Samoan  group, is still in vigorous activity.  The glare from the crater at night is  visible, iL is said, at sea many miles  away; ar.d the lava has covered  area of 30 sijuare miles. Thi. molten  flow has filled eleven miles of a deep  valley and is heading fot' lhe st  Natives, whose homes -ire near  beach, are preparing to abandon their  huts   and   cocoami^  groves on  short  Some Day Soon.  R-Vel.tokewonl.l look like a Chi*  if we could gel Jim Hill, Dan Mi  Bill McK.n.io and Charley Hays all  trying Iti g>'t into tho winning post h  this beaulifid vallev en route to lln  rid-e-t (.'im.l.y in the world, to {In  nortl.' of Iti'vi'lai-ikt. Itovel.toko i  Ihogaloway and Hu.nan* or lati-r vol  will seo Jim, Dan, Hill and Cliiu).'  making a bieakaway for po.iition,  Upton Burned Out  HlTJll'TKH. Oie., IV., _ll. ��������� l-'li*.- la.l  niriht di>. troyd u laige poriioti of th.  IRlie town of Upton, 111 mil.'.i mhiII  of Hon 1 pi i-i'. A high wind, ucrnm  panied by heavy _n<iwfiill, e* raginji  and ii.'ai'Iy all I ho people oM,i|)tiin or.  ho.neles.. Thi'fi' was litllo or no in  sii-iiu-i*, no lho dopail mint and litLli  water.   The lo..:. ii unknown lime.  Hockey Club,  At a . lectin-'* h.-ld b tlio City ILiU  nn  Tnt'-day  evening  tho   Kevelstoke  Hockey  Club was reorganized for the  season witl, the following officer-:  Hon. I'res.-C. I, Lindmark.  Preiudcnt-W. jl'ws  aeiiy.-Tw'������8."(\ 1!. Sissons,  Executive C.iiinmUco-W. J.  Bar-  G. Knight, I*. Duni  I aWWJMBIK OF II SEASON I  An   ���������  o will h  >< nt  _.lo hit  ights  Serious Accident  An unknown 111,111 broke his arm at  tho 0. I). & 11. Slote today while  -ti'iching for a re Hi-i-fed seat ticket for  .ho Minstrel nhow, New Year's Night.  ;n get wiMf, si'eni'e your scuta early  and uvoid the ni .h.  _=  ?ur   ,Si_'������   ���������f   iiol.-.iy"' Jj^cacios   is    hard  to   -^  1Beat-^- 3  ^2 Fresh Lettuce, Celery, and   all . Seasonable Fruits,    ^J  ^^ Christie!s   Biscuits,   Chase    and    Sanborne     Coffee;  ^^ Tetley's Teas.  ^   E * mmmm~mmmm'  I Webb's Chocolates  We have these  in  all  kinds of Fancy Packages  _ suitable for Beautiful Presents, filled with'the choices  g������^ Candies obtainable.  &- " ���������   ���������  E   Cutlery and   Glassware  ^p Carving Sets, Cutlery, Silverware, Lamps,   Glass-  g- ware, Toilet Sets, Art Pottery, etc.  ���������g>~ Call in and look around the Store or send in your  3fc Orders.    W'e will do ihe rest.  I Bourne Bros,  <|>^l^ll|ll$l|l rt.t|t^H|t^tt[<^(4m:i tj) IJ) 1}} Ull (j) ijl foffi tEHJH-fr  Ithe mew year!  i .hlv vou hav.  p.. ul. ������������.l pm'  havelMiinhtil.  to you.    WHAT  pose  rry aim  rry.  awinii near. The uneation will Iw whnt  shall wo buy ihiu year. When yon look  :tti>; '.������' tlirei* VSS";, ",n_ .ttijjafc how fool,  lent your iuimoy in'truck that i. noeiTi'tnty"  iiy on the inbhish heap a month afier yciii  little limely su^geition iiUKlit t>o #f m-i vice  ' mulii ytiu buy Iwt] .r tliiui a ]*iei*i' of  >c vour own use. or for vour friend-. Wa  thins a FURNITURE STORE is eup-  .'QEUMRtU,   BUFTETB,   BIQRSail   ..tTfl,  0KIH_  OABIHITS  T_BL_9,   CEKHI-   TABLM.   KOCKEBI,  MffiBI.   CH. IM, DOVOHIt,   BOSK  0. SIS, C-.S0_BO9,   MUSIO tUSKS,  AHWCAU tt tt IT. KOR, !���������*_!.._ _UIT9,  ���������rrrrEis, fahov cob chairb, rttniRtS, in. paintihbs, s_t__s, fritube  ra*M_9, MD LO-NC-i, HNU. STA-OS, TEA ^ABUI, CORHEfl OOfMABB*,  L BUCK CA-E., BBAWETS, PAP������ .ACBJ, DREMEIIS, UEiE-  Q T-..LEB, WHAT-0TS, ETO  I'lfcl om the pieco vou   want   while   ear   sfoek   is  ,vil! reserve il lor you for Xmas.  Your Credit is Good. Ten Per Cent. Off for Oash.  ^ JOHN E. WOOD, - The Big furniture Store **  O  ii  *i  t.  <i  it  .*��������� w ;  W-  ���������__:  1)'  tf  I  About the House I  '������ i  if H H . . ++-H-f-H-H-f WH  DOMESTIC  RECIPES.  TIow to Cook a Few Vegetables.���������  Sweet potatoes ond Hubbard squash  are best baked in a moderately hoc  oven. Split the squush into halves  or smaller pieces, and .set upright 01  the oven. Bake an hour or moio,  until lender. Scrape the tender portion into a healed bowl, discarding  the brown skin that forms on top.  _Iash n*id seivson with buttor, snli,  ������nd pcppei. This method keeps ).ho  -quash dry add mealy and glv.ss a  rich Hav or.  If sweet potatoes uie to be made  into croquettes or to bo sauticd in  tho spider, boil tliem fust. Whon tender, lub olT the skin, and to fry out  into thick slices Heat two tablespoonfuls of clanfiod droppings very  hot in the spider .uid drop in tho  slices after flouring, cook a go' ion : dipped  brown,  nnd  <-eason       ]���������''or  croi-ticl.t*-: ! it with  a  chamois  lent her  or  loz. of clear honey, loz. of almond-  oil, the juico of a lemon, and tho  yolk of a raw egg. Apply at nignt  to tho hands, and cover with old  gloves slit up tho palms.  To clean glass globes, soak them in  warm water with a little soda and  ammonia. Rub them with a soft  flannel inside and out, placo in cold  water, and dry them with a clean  cloth, giving a linal polish with a  newspaper.  A littlo pipeclay dissolved in tho  water employed in washing* liiijn  cleans tho dirtiest clothes thoroughly, w-ith a great .saving of. labor and  soap. It will also improvo the color  of tho linen, giving it, if used ������������������roijii-  lui'iy, the appearance of liaving bejn  bleuched.  Useful Tnsrct Destroyer.���������Tut alum  in hot wat-j|* und boil until.dissolved,  then,  whilo it  is hot. apply with   a  A REMARKABLE MACHINE  WILL MEASURE THE WILL AND  THE MIND.  Swiss  Scientist    Has  Invented    a  Machine    Which. Ho Claims  Will Do This.  To put a tapo measure around the  will and tell a man whether he has a  Napoleonic powor to conquer worlds,  or whether hi.s will capacities nre ol  thoso that never "set lire to tho  Thames," is tho aim and achievement  of a man in Switzerland.  1 In lias somo curious apparatus  tlmt molds moio cm ions stutis i n 1  faculties or niiiiil and with ihisi Icn  making e-oci ononis, sotting foith ob  scrvuliuns    nnd   di.iwing  conclusions  brush  or feather to the croc-Is who-'oj thnt  tue   inte icKtiii ���������*  i ow  _    . _. I    .. ......        I*    ...... 1 A   ���������- *-.��������� _������.-_������_'���������    * _!.,_1*>>        111      ll-ll    III   llltL 1-1    t.        lit.  and  the posts nro found. Ants, cock  roaches, etc., are killed by it, though  there is no danger to'animul.s of being poisoned.  How lo Clean a I'iiino.���������Specks and  dirt may be removed b.v going over  tho surface With a damp cloth,,  then  prove in mienlous  hue utci  Jt is n well-known flu,t tlmt nnv  psyi-ln al piot. ess is al te ided by some  alteration in the p'nsical stale oi  the boilv 'Ihe timuoinluio of tlo  Mood is known lo use in lhe cast of  cx.cit.ut ion   while iluniu il apd pin si-  +<H-*++*f-.+++W+-. t. M . ��������� ��������� '  I Wliy Smith  Rose Early  rub perfectly dry with a soft cloth,.' cal actions of i nntuie as vet insiibi-  and go over Uni wood with a rag j cient.Iy knoui will c ccur 'J ne o . ,  dipped in olive oil, after which polish; on   thu othei   hand,  a  irotitiil     stu<_  To a pint of mashed swcot notiio  which has been pies-icd through a  mi slier or sieve, add a few drojs cf  onion juice, ono tablespoonful of i.i e-  ly chopped paislsv, nnd one ta it���������  spoonful   of  outter    Beat    well    and  pieces of old kid gloves.  UNIQUE CRANBERRY WAYS.  There's not a more wholesome fruit  to   bo  called     ricpic..ion,     whin  the    blot d   ���������-t. ������������������ ,  tempo at in i falls aid buhavioi  of lho   wo hold soiiicthint,  in oui   land  body is in cvuv lesject the opposilj  of whnt is o.scivcd in tho fiist case  Theso  pin--ic.il  ihint.es  foi t i  a  ml  erion of thr nclunl slate ot tlu mind  had than this tart crimson but it. hns not so 1 n beon possil 'o lo  when cool enough to handle mold in- i berry. You mav use il in sauce, in "so thtin foi an atcmalc dctei mi into shape Dip in beaten egg m <1 , jelly, in pies, puddings and tarts and tion of tlm psjclucal pi.c.ss _oin,  biead crumbs and    set asido to   dry !'yet you c-;in hardly use it so often us , on  and harden the coating    Fry a gold-! to  tiro of it. ' I    -'I'h������ phvsical cuteuon foi  the stito  en brown in deep smoking* hol    fat; |    A Kew Kind    of  Pio���������Chop  fine   2 I of lho human mino just discov. a I I ,  drain on ungla/ed paper.   Tho moats  cups cranberries    and    1   cup need-id : the Swiss < .14111001  1-   TC   Hli)lei    of  lation in tho measuring current, as  observed beforo radiation, to disappear. The behavior of tho resistance  curva corresponds to tho stato of  pain and excitation of the patient,  tho purely subjective stato thus boing ascertained  objectively by  THE MEASURING OUTFIT.  Tubo shaped electrodes of zinc  sheet, tho bottom of which is perforated and coaled with bladder, aro  filled with salt solution and tied to  tho palm of'the person experimented  on, thus insuring a perfectly uniform  and safo conliict, oven in connection  with prolonged experiments. Thus  tho possibility is seen of ascertaining  the nervous excitability of any given  person, and the allot nl ions undit-  (,0110 hy tins fiiclor under iho most 1  mi Mil), conditions In weak aim  noivous peisons, especially in women,  II piolon^td  slum  on  the   attentun  mav gtvu use to senous ailments  Sometimes when people wish to  keop tliin attention fixed on a'las l������ '>o made foi them"  thought ihen mind, by dcgiecs, show | Hut on this pellicular morning  u tendency t,o wuikoi Theio aio late -~nw to 11 that ho woke early,  momtnls when a cloud (011101 lo-jnnd, having awakened, he found he  tween them and tho thought, so tint j oould not go to sleep again    It sud-  III spite of o\ny clTort they tan 110 denlv ocennod to him that ho liad  longei lftnin it olhei images and mv. 1 sum a simmo un lho liver  othei     thoughts    crowd  in  and thoy I Doubtless  it would  bo very lovely 111  those de'vw meadows at such a pum-  Uivc  houi       Ho  decided   to  get     op  cast  ?*H44^*T*+**H-H~f+++*++++  I.  Smith was seeking "local color"  amid tho heights of Devon, and, lot  it be admitted, was of all the boarders at, Mary Cottago tho most irregular in his habits.  "It nin't the convenientost thing,"  "Viis      J lodge    was  wont  lo lemuik,  nutlei and nowavs, 10 keep tliu  bJe.ikfnst-luble sol till lho l.iim folks  1110 thinking of dititici Dui thom  nitisl men aie not like olher peoplo,  sav what    you  will,  und  allowances  led an incicasint, neid of ii-pose      If  " _ and'  stietch out    oir    aim,  there     takes  n no" see  what   the  wo'ild  lookod like  pluco 111 the muscles a sencs of pne 1-  ���������, 1h<   voullg  daylight  o! twolvo pecans finely chopped   may  raisins.    Stir 12 tablesuoons Hour into I Zurich, Swit/eiland, is s. scepublc ct  be added I'ono cup  water;  dissolve in  this    two       Jlr.    Mulloi     noted    ai  into c tin;,  be nooea 1 one cup  Indian I'icMc���������Twenty-four ripe t *-J cups sugar. Stir together, adding  matoos, twcily-four apples, t.'ii* jjulo by litLlo tho fiuit and cook,  small onions, tv o ied poppers. Toil This makes filling for two pies. If  and 1 ub through colander. Then otlel \anilla flavor i.s liked, two scant  threo pints of vincc,ar, 1 lb. brown tablespoons may L-o stii red in after  sug.o, salt and ied pepper to taste, ; the mixture is cooked,  hnli   a  pound  of  mustard, and    boil j    Anothei* Nice Rio���������Chop coarsely   I  1 pint cranberries. Wet 0110 tablespoon  lbs. ��������� cornstarch wilh a iittlo cold vyater,  on0 .stir together -', cup molasses and ono  cil1" eup .sugar, add the cornstarch, than  Reel    o_3  Cl|p  boiling  water,  pinch  of salt,  conned ion   1 etween   the  conductiv i*v  omnia analogous to what is obsei*-  od in the bia 11 dui me, uu intellectual  eli 011  At fust tho contraction of the  mu cles appoais not to laligto Us,  but shoilh mlerwuid we feel lho  fitiMie mcicnsiiig inpidh, till (inallv  om aim tietnblcs and then gives wnv  If tho biani is fill j, ied it is almost  inmossiblo to make tin clToit of *'io  will 'Jhe best m.istots me those who  ncvei   fatigue  too  much   nnv  0110 ic  of tho human body and ils psvcnicil  gion of then   pupils'   biams,  so  thai  till  thicl  Ri" o Tomato Tickle ���������Seven  ripe torn 1 tots, two lbs sugar,  pint vinegat, flavor wilh cloves  nanion, and salt to suit tasle.  tomatoes, cit fine, and boil  vinegar,   and  sugai   till  thicl<  and   phvsiologicnl     condition       'J his  conductiv itv     undcigoes gio t vaua  accurale I'cteimin ition  by tie oidin-  ary phjsic.il methods  lion, accr-i. in0 to  TIIE HOljJt OF THE D VY  then     al tention,  beint  din (led   now  beie,   now   I'loie,     obtains  some  lost  and  is betlei  the m.i n su  lit   pniliamcntniy debates  one    enn  ���������Just ns the fieiy disc of the sun  peered ovei the sand-dunes, Smith  Ii< aid music that wns not of lho  blids It was a girl's voice,, smg-  inp bevond tho maples to his loTL���������  a ckni swool voice, blithely lulling  oul aa old-fashioned  =ong  "Mis   Matthews   niece1"  Pnmh piang to his eel, ard tiptoed  ca itiously  thiough   tho maples  "t-oori-moi nnife1"  hc  said     coolly  lie  had   foiqoltcn     Ik r   olher  name,  And will your undo roally  you off?" asked Fancy.  "Not a doubt of it."  "What will you do?"  "Work, dear Eve. My carefully  acquired laziness must bo thrown to  tho winds, and I shall work. -That  is the rulo outsido of Eden. Don't  worry. I'vo painted pictures that  havo actually been sold. I'll mako  a living for us somehow."  "Us?"  '  "Of, course!    You aro engaged    to  me!"  *   "I  am    not!"    said   Fancy   indignantly.  "Fancy,  Fancy!     After that  Eio,  iio!"  "Vou nro *vory absurd'"  Pancv "Hur your alisuiditv  boon n musing I have���������ves.  tncly, I liavo enjoyed voui  comedy Dut now jou must not  come any fui thor with 1110 Mv aunt  miglit not uppiovo. Uood-moin-  ingi"  kiss!  said  has  posl-  rUcn  II  and il did not matter Pcopie who  n'"ahle"''t���������'fciappip"wnh '"<-'' J" dewy clo'ci In Ids might dis-  bject of the lesson -   | ioBai d  tho convoiitioniililics      "Isu t  il ir-thci a l.uge loiiliut foi > ou  obsoivo tho elect pioduc-1 by cei- lo bu milking seven cols a'l alono?  tain speakois wlo 1 now   how   to lost' A'.V I help vou?"  according to the mcnls  taken by the  how  to mike it woik  in  phjsiologi-   u ^u j __,.,.,     ...t~^., ,  -,   person cM'ci in*-oiitcd on       Accumto y   cnl penods without fntij;iic  wiih J the cranberries and cook until done. I identical fixities  will occut   froquentlyj    a    chatactei lslic   attitude of    'tho  ! Use two crusts. ' I '" series ot c\poi uncnls lasting   fi oni  fntmue of the will,  os mnnncsted  ,11  Unfcri-ented Giaro Juice.���������Stem I Holy Poly Pudding���������UTake a Yloush ten to fifteen minutes with the same attention, is yawning 'Mus ruses  grapes and put them over thc lire I ns foi- sodn and cream larlar biscuit minutes and tho same pcison, even from a (](op, slow and liivohuilaiv  wilh   water 111 the    proportion of   a | 0r uso some  good  self-raising    (lour. | in  the case of e*vpci nnents sciaiat-d   lnspnntion by  which   lho lungs  filled wilh an,  whuli is then   slow y  pint  of this   to  every three   pounds' j^0u jt    4  -^h thick.       Spread    un-j. by an inteival of some daj*- .  of tho grapes    Let them come slow-   coo|c0d crnnborries or very thick crnn j    The  nugnitudo  of  tho conductivity C\pncd,   (ho   mouth   hoinc,   hold   op"n  ly to a boil,  and  then strain.      Put   berry sauce,  unsweetened,     over    it.   as well as Lhe icgulauty  in tho    In- ami the glottis    &]i������thtly shut so   as  the liquid back over tho firo, boil up | r���������]j (.jnhtly.   Uoil or steam abouL an   havior of the dilTeient soiies aio read- t0  pI0duco that sti in0c rhaiactei is,-  oncc, and thon bottlo and seal while, hour and serve with uny desired pud-   iiy and highly influenced by the pre- tie noiso which is the d'ead  of 01a-  hot                                                                   I (ling sauce                   "                                  -seni-*o  of   a    l!,"d   I'oison    whenLcr tols  fiingeibread.���������One and one-half cup '     Cranberry and'Apple���������Stow 6 cpuir-kanyone enteis the 100111 01  a noise is jj-j    Midler's *������oik in his lnboiator-  of molasses,  one teaspoonful of soda I tered  cored  sweet  apples  until  thor-j experimented  on  is found  to umciga ,cs ])aq but begun,  and none    knows  (scant), one-half cup of brown sugar,    0Ughly done.   Stew 1 pt. cranberries  a spontaneous vaiiation  ot  evliao - u_at it shall be  he may  until cooked.   Then mix and add two 1 dinary magnitude     _ waiting woild  that  not  only    wheie  cups sugar, letting the mixture como  slowly lo a boil, stirring constantly.  ������'gb nd  one-linll cup of buttei, one-half cup  of sweet milk, one-half teaspoonfiil of  allspice, one half teaspoonful of ginger, thi co cups of flour  Daked Mice Plain���������Moil onc cupful  of iaw nte twenty minutes, or until  sofi, but not bioken Deal four cgjjs  licht, nnd when vou have stirred a  tablespoonful of bir*Uci into the rico  add. those and season with popper and  snlt Stir 111 gradu.'ly a scant quart  of milk beat all well for ono minuto,  turn into a buttered pudding dish  nnd I ake, cohered, half on hour. Then  bio-11 It should be asiSafflffiSSaaSBS*  souffle, and must be eaten at once.  A pleading accompaniment to roast  poultrv of  any  kind  Jlolded Oatmeal ���������Cool', the oats on  the pieceding aftei noon in a double  boner for seveial houis until clear  and je'lied, then pour into cups  whicli havo been dipped in cold water Set on ice until morning, when  they may be slipped from the.cuds  ancf served with croam and powdered  "sugar  Creamed Reef���������Pour boiling waler  over the becf, which has first beon  shredded (do not chop) Drain iin-  niediatelv, and add to a rich white  sauce fiom which the salt has ban  omitted I_jt the whole como to tha  boiling point nnd serve.  Escalloped Salmon ���������Add one can  of >=a!mori picked fine and free from  bone and skin to one pint of white  sauce Add one spoonful of Worcestershire sauce, one spoonful of onion  juice, and ono of lemon juice. Season  highly with paprika, and let it cool  i.ntirall of the ingredients are blended Duller a baking dish and alternate la.vers of the i-sh with layers 01  bicad crumbs, salt and pepper we'I.  Dot v ith butter and bake in a rnod-  -eratcly-hot^over.-for��������� t-.ent.y-mimit.js.-  Iirown Detty���������Tho veiy mention nf  brown Hetty bungs .\ith it nil tho  flavor of old-fashioned days. The following recipe is ono of the best of its  kind-   Spread    the     bottom    of    nn  And we Uiink how much vvo doubted  earthen pudding dish v. ith a layer of      while there came no' dew noi   ran  quaitcred apples dotted with bits of J ;.VntI wc-fcnrc,|  that'ilnies 01 plenty  butter     and    <-ca<-o!ied   with   nutme;-*.       Xovor  more  would  come .a������rn 111  'Ihen cover with   a    la.ver of     bre.d)of.our ,-ol,!jts  and fears  ro-c *ii ig  crumbs soaked in milk     Do not have!     Jjriglitcr  scenes   our  eye  .suncv*-.  too much milk, as thc tartness of the) An(i   wc I)nijsu  0u_   gracious  I'atner  apples and thc sweetness of'the ��������� milk j    j.-or  these bounCoouj- Autumn  davs  do rot combine well, but the crum'is,  should bc thoroughly moistened to j Ancl wo lvatch the dnv's com|>l"leii->������s  prevent their becoming top dry in 1 i���������on(., <vjth' . vt.-.lii-j;s p.'iic. fi 1 nilin  bakin-.'. Dread fic-hl.v grated from j And we join while lades tliu twill.ht,  a stale loaf is cm client for this pur-j in the glad thanksgiving p_.lm  pose. Sprinkle tl.e top with niitm;g. jjore nnt] more We pri*-_ tho good-  a little sugai   nnd large bits of   l.ut-j nes-  tci     Dnko  until   the apples arc done 1    which  our Father's love displays  Outside of    objective   causes     an'   theie  is a will theie is a wny    bin.  psychical influence, eilhei   intcin  I  m    that theio is a way lo havo a will  external    will icsult in an immediaic|      oscillation   or a sometime   t>n.^.\et^<iT\ v  magnitude     Anv    sensation -������r  ���������iv-tri'-  ps/  BELIEF FOB CASTAWAYS  - r    "DON'T WASH  SATURDAY.  The popular old rhyme on washi.g  .,,,-.,  tl;lotlon .oiv^^^fn  intensit. ',    day.runs*                                                 -    1 _.in ticdl���������M  -ha-^^J^vnee of the hu- n*ew  Zealand Eajjblishes     Depots  Wash on a Monday-all tho week   to'    nn ,j0(Jv  ltl_r-ntancously to a value, ^  dl'y' ���������,       . - . -'     '      f'-i    three, to* Ive   times   less |  Wash  on a    luesday���������not so   yoOc-ih-.^ncncxcr   tho   poison   ox. enmentci'  awry;  Wash on a Wednesday���������fajrj  day;   , y -',-T    SSA  ���������^Vasli ou 'a Tnursclajfi������_out soon clear  away-,     p^/* '.'  Wash ojiln-dPiuday���������then .vou wash for  need; -  Dut who wash on Saturday axe lazy  folk indeed. "  AUTUMN DAYS.    -  When the crown 01" Summer's glory,  Has at  length begun  to  fade,  And  tho steady hand 01" Autumn  Is upon all nature laid,'  Then our  feelings s'eek  expression  In the song of grateful praise;  For we prize the joy of living  In" theso happy Autumn clays.  With observant eyes beholding  Gathered  hay  and  ripened  grain,  Him we praise who has provided  All that clothes  tho Tortile plain.  As  wc glide along thc  waters.  Or wo linger in  tho  baj-s,  Wo are  taught   life's  deeper  meaning  In these restful Autumn du>s  Flocks and herds and living creaturts  Tn  contentment  onward move  Flowers  nnd     fruits  and  rich   provisions  Speak  of  God's  unceasing lovo_   shoiilc 01 Shc  had  gloi ions     gioy  eves       Her  faco was serene and un-  distnibed  "( an vou  milk?"  shc asked r  "I'nlikcly as it may seem I can,"  said Smith "I havo ncv ei confessed it to *Mis Hodge, bcc-iuse I wa'  an aid she vould inveigle no into  milium, hcr fourteen cows Dut I  don't mind helping vou 1 learned  lo nn'k when I^was on my holidays  at u tpandiutheily faim 3Iay I  have that exlia p. il'"  Smith cnpluiod a mill ing-stool,  show to"th- oncl lonnded up another Jotsey ~  l\h3ii the lisl cow was milked,  thev can led the pails down to the  spline,, whole the cieamcis woie  sunk, and sti .lined the milk into'  thorn Smith washed the pails and  I'ancv wiped them, and ������.1 I <lhcm 111  a {.le.imin-, low on tho shelf undoi  a  mg maplo ,  "J hunk vou'" sho said  " - ou     oro   <not    goin,_   vet "  said  Srnlh     lciolulelv '"lhe    lime     1  ed on one of the Auckland islands* s nctl vou in milking tluco cows be-  200 miles south 01 Now Zealand 'longs to mo Wc will spend it 111 a  eight  months  ngo       T'10  ciow   liv jd walk along lho pond-shoi. I will  foi a week solel.v on the fish thoy, show you a path I havo discovered  caught,   and   lhc   outlook   was   dar.*    undei   the  beeches      Tt  is   iust    wide  Como'" *^  on  Unmhafeited.  Islands  Tho Pieneh bark Anion was wieck-  on is talked lo 01 caused to coiccn-  trnto his attention 111 -me way or  other, oscillations of the les'stnn e  will   bo   pioducod       Anv  clloit   mado  vvill   exeit/a mateiiu!   influence       tli*- n   _   same I c.n*j tue of anv eve lation t,t -j hen onc day two  ol  the men  fou 11 1 onouj.li  foi   tvvo  for^ hcai ier a dislant 1101 e, anv voli ncii   the shore    a   e'epot of supplio , I    When   they  finally  came  outJon(,a  tion,    any    c icet     of '0 f suj^go tio'i, containing a vniictv of food and suf- hLtlo gieen  nook sv.immme,  in-oaily  the     sensis,   any   ligl.t ra\s stukimj ficient clothing 10 last the   company  sunshine and aiehed ovei  by maples,**  the closed tye,  env   bod,,  the    .mi.U f0i  nt least a vtar         s                        Iwith  the wide shimmer of the   pond  oi   which   is    jioieeived,   even     ������n. o Gieat was the ioy of lho castaw iv   befoio it   ..nd tho gold dust of blos-  tho    smell  oi    the boov  is lirtitioos crew,  foi   tl ev    v\cie  in  soie sti.i ts sonis ovei   thc  grass   the gul drew a*  Any     1 hvsiological    action of    sonic v hon   thev   discoveied  tho benevolent  iOIic,  bieath  of'dclight                           ���������'  intcn.it>,     sjcIi   as   bica.hiug, <-to - piovision   that  had  been   made     f >r |    ' It  is  a   nioinim;   left  over     from  ping-  tl.e   hi cath,     etc.   is   found   to shipwreded  snilois        A   few    wce������s, ]>|en    isn't  it������" siiid Sj'iith         1  established tins si pplv depot it  pioved so -5jiviceablc'to this oartv  of uniortunalcs that the  Goveinmc it  exert an analogous efiect later the castaways hailed a   passi ig  By making cvpc-imcrfs both la . c vessel    and  in  a " few   months     they  and during the slf-U, ihe author ni.- were home in J .ance again  served some characteristic va: ntions  ' -j he  Xev   7calaiid   Govei nipont  had  accardini; to thc charactw 01 thc letter and tbe vivacity  01 the ('reams  I'ain   e.thei   teal or si ������j?ested   will  modify  the resistance,  the feeli'g   of },as  since place 1  similar  depots     on  pain  be ng piecedcd and followed  bv au    the   island    groups    south     aid  an   oscillation      fl'C  individual   resis- solJtheast of New   Zealand,  and    also  tance    cf    thc    human r odv   rierent's OI   (he ICe-madecs to tho not thcast  also  on   the    nervous     s ���������srcpti'������ili'y 'Jhe   Govei mienl     v\anfs  it 1 ntn.a  and on  the conditions the person    .s that tho    supplies await any sailois  living in,  nervous persons cr. well ns that are east away on thtse volcanic  strong                                                             j rocks     Six depots    have boon  estab-  S-fOKHKS A>'D DP.IXICF.RS.        j I'^'1_]-nd- ���������_, ,p  (hf> ,r_ck  of the  show   en   extrenidv  !ov<   elertncal  sistanee     The  varmbililv   rnd  "Vc-'   sud Fancv  'offlv  Smith  bent  towaid  hei '*  "^ou  aio Jjvo" he said    "You me  tht   onlv  woman in thc woi Id for me  We ar,   in Eden  just no \      Onc can  sav  what  he thinks  111 1 de 1 wi Ihout  ben g  lidieulous        You  aie divinely  fur,   Tjw       Youi   c>es   aio   stars   of  thi     morning,     vour    dicck has  Ihj  flush  it stole from  the  suniisc,   voui  litis  aie   1 odder    than    the    ro"cs   *of  Pniadisc       And  I love \ou,  Hve!"  Smith bent slil] closet  "Defoio   wp   "emembet   that  vvo  aro  onlv  playing  at  paradise,   will    you  kiss  me,   dem   Hvt'>" **  jVnd_iif"spite- of~ull our fretting  Goodness plainly crowns our ways,  And we learn   to bo contented  In these buoyant Autumn davs  "' j prevailing westi  ly winds, nnd on ori  tcm"   near the favonte ionic of sailing vrs  I Fn  Vi u   are   very  incy coldlv  audacious''  said  s. Is travelling tiist-fi-oiri-j\ustraiia-trrf���������"Wc-are-nr I\len-~yot7'"~he���������urgeel  thc Atlantic     None of them has bejn  ocrtipied    by      permanent    residents  potary   behavior  of  ti 0   resislarcc  nl������-o  pi QVetl   lo  depend on  theso    fn  teis  Mr   Muller has a measuring   room   though  they  have  oceas onally    been  which he has fitted out nt Zurich es- pInrc<,  of  temporary sojoui n for **. isi-  pcciallv for mcasi ring the individual   to_-_ ship\,reek(d crews and whalcis  resistance of    patients      '1 hc e.pen-      Auckland      and     Campbell    islands befoio    eilhei  mental  out. t    comprises a     galvuno   ���������-ro  OCcujiitd   bv  French   and     Ocr- Smith snid  metci    a scale for objective    icndim;    jnan    nstrom)rnl al    pui ties in    l.Mj    -Vm  havo  left  Hden  nnd    clectticul     lighting,  a standard   )Q obsclV(   t(to liaiisit of \ enus   Thu\vp'cnil  alwnvs  lotuin  lhat makes all  the dilTerence  "Well���������"   said Fancy  And Smith  kissed  her  _hev had     passed   bnck  over     tho  fern  path,  and     wore  in   tho pasture  spoke     again     Then  behind,     but  theie when wo  ;A  and lho whole a rich brown. Serve  with thick, sweetened cream, c-r,  belter ; et, with a haul sauce, made  with pondered sugar, buttcr and a  littlo flavoring It is good either hot  or cold.  usErui. v.rtr>T-i_i_._.  16-,-  And wc render thanks unceasing  For  these  precious  Autumn  dnys  Dalesvillc, Que. T.  Watson  resistance, an accumulate.-, commuta-, An,lpolJos  Ham's     are  almost  in.r-;w,p      Aml   niLhoueh  v.e  were     only  to.   and other appm tenances I ce������iblo   and  scucely     oeser.e     then   ploving nl   paradise,   I  was  not plav-  This is jnil  ,n connection bv mears   mmo i !ng" at     love       I   meant  all   I  said,  ���������Jhe man \ '10 discovered th m , ancJ nmI r nlllst boi0 jOU Ulth  Ihouqhl Miey were the nrtua. oiiii- some p,.r,onul hMoiv* Mv patents  podes or the sr������ t occupied  by Gie-n- (|l((]   wJ)en   ;   v ft.    n  )|U,U  ch nn(,  w,ch  Obseivatoiv.  but   it  has    sm.e unc)c( bloll,ht Jn0 U|,      1Jo     lias  been  discovered     thnt thev* ore     1he  That afternoon Smith strolled over  tu Wukc'wiuur Farm, going into the  kitchen without knocking-, us was  the habit in ' that f 1 eo-and-oasv  woild Mis Matthews was lying on  lho lounge, with a pungent hand-  keichief bound about hoi head, but  kcopini a vigiliint eye on a vetv  pietty. ~vciy plump, brown-eyed gul  wko was stuiing, n kottleful of  tinny piesotve on  lho lange ,  Gocd-nftcinoon, Mis Matthows"'  said iSmith wondeiing vvhcio I'ancv  was "I'm sony to sco thai jou  lool   liko an  invalid "  "I'vo 11 Hiving, lamping headache'" said Mis Matthews solemnly "J had it all night, and I'm  good for nothing Fancy, you'd  bettei tako"tlicni ehoiiies olT Mi  Smith, this is niy niece���������Faticy  Uooth v  '-What?" said Smith explosively J  "Jriss 1'nncy Booth!" icpoalcd  Mis   Matthews, in a louder tone-- \_  faimth logained outvvnid sclf-cou-  tiol, and bowed lo tho blushing  Taney * , *  "And what about - Evo?"v ho  tnoiight helplessly "Who���������what  was sho? Did- I cit cam hei?< Was  she aiphanton. of delight? No, no,  phantoms don't milk cows'' Pho was  flesh and blood No. cliillv nymph  ovhaltng fiom tho mists "of vllife  maish could have given a^kiss'-.ike  lhat "   - 1    _.   < -  '   "  "I'ancy hns como to stnyrtho root  of the sunimei wilh me," said TUis  Malhows "I hope to goodness mv  tiibulations "with hired guls is over  at last They lnivermade 'a wroek  of me''    j.        *      I" t       *"     * J (X*/  Smith ������liapicllyN lefloctcdj This! iia-f.  velopmenl,' hc (locided)*'lclcasod liim!,  fiom his/ptoiniso IojIcII no^tales   vf  yi^mot^ a^ybuiigi lndy llonn^iiiMho*  pond^pas'lmo this moiningr"*fho*'saidA'  dglibeiately . "I*"talkcd~with 1 IlietV  foi ^a.fcvv unimitcs    (TlVsupposccl'urei  o( vmics with is >lation-reoii s, wlric  tic prisots lo bc r\oerini(nied on  put themselves in connection -nth  the nuj'Hiiiiii; out/it bv dipi m,j th 11  hands 101 ten cm (nte n minutes info  glass  looks     contaii ing a   "-alt  sob.-'  been   immensely  good  to me.  glass  looks     conta. ing .1   -alt  so ..-.       ,        |cs  of   ���������.,rfIc���������r   Vo nt   on    'H*,;'"       fo    a   lv.. . t     Uceont v  lion of low   eonccntniion  or eWe by'   ortl, coast:  of    Prance,  aliout     120   's ,u  ,l .      a .,    "'       ,iCLCntiv  se./.ng cM.ndneal  nickel  electrodes        ���������\��������� ,H^t    of  the   Observatory , {"cto   <>]>l "   *������"  ^ mo~t .0 da-  The ,,olat.on-room l.nnt,   as f.i  n   '���������������lwnl<IBd     1hp  nrlllsh  have lov**" of nn   ������'*  ������w^l������������-'arl of his  n_tsftile   nn-   oiitsic'e  ii(/i<.e  or     Dici-i , 1  _   _ i��������� ,i__���������(   f^,_ _..������-  have never even  seen  hei       Dut  WHY  CHINA BUYS  COPPKR.    _  3foro   than  2f2Jlf)������}- -lJi>xzA^if~ copi er  cause    the    old   has been     ^raduallv |  JS-���������- ..;_     have..btc.rrTxported    to  China  - ���������*t-TT!Tn"iiam or corned beef arc boiled  foi s'iciiig, they should always he  allo.v. I to stand" in the licpior until  cold     TIMS makes them juicy.  Di patching ciacks in plastering, if  pljste.1 of Paris is _n*\ed with virie-  gai ni'ead of watei it can bc handled b'll'r as it will not set .so quic'^-  i_\ as when v.atei is used. Strong  hot v 1 "^ar will icmo.c jiaint from  . 1 1'10 v   gless  !i si, n^ ma'res the hair shine, and  bo. .>-- baths n.nko it fluffy. Do not  . s ��������� 001 x too often, or it will bleach  -'d re I lhe he 11  fl hi n gicasc is spilt on tho kitchen  1-bl" (.1 floo , pom cold water on it  at o'_o to fuovcnt it soaking into  the v.ood It will quickly harden,  ard (a'l bc lifted with a knife.  To cure re l'i ess of the hands use  thc  fi om  01  Ciieenianci       ine   urm.n   iiitvL-ji;i^'  maintained a supplv depot   for cast  aways at  c-'j  ''"j.   isund  in  the Ka--  7,maecs and the Sew Zcalander . have-   ���������������0...-7_'nt.1���������   \hL'C.  now   established    another depot     on ,  Curtis islanl u. this group.      Depo.s   l'������n    home  at     once,   and  pay  but he  hp,  laugli-  I  'Oncle   .lohn   wro'e   to  mo  to  (vci   snow   anv     nltiiafion,  -o  be  'aid   10  nscerta n  eliable   maiinci    iht    t'egree   ti  lhat,  111  America     this    year.       The   unusual  quanlity  hns   excited  attention    an i|t)KV  mav  inquiries   of  the     trade h'avr   elicit   ll ,c\,^\n   inaiiiui    m    i-i-^n-i-   ���������!     hi-f-  two explanaticins.    One is that a n��������� I      ,,������,  < ,)Scc pi ibilitv,   being  conv(rsfiy  coinage is    necessary-in  China,     hi-,| D101)0rtioiiccl  to  the-  indm 'uul   rcsis-  possible nnv outsic'o nc/i'-o or pio-  cei-ses linb'e to eveile tic notentn'i  of tho prison (Mici iii(nt< d on, thus  allenn" the resiilt<j._if.-ri,cj ..111 ments"  Vrcoif'inE-.'^.   circ'um'-L.tnrrs   lie   na..-   ui      ^ jti���������, ...r..  m..i''Tun ting  of  the  ins  litioniooai   h#_v-"nIVo7,i J'ldacedP on  the Dounty  is c'amped, sc flened bv bhe gl.iss, 01 ' M,a71f|s  nI)f|   s���������a.rs  island,  else  repl'tcd bv glo������  l_m>.s 1     %Xere and the-e along the coasts the   fexirye ot sweet     If I lefused to do  'Ine   lignies   thus  obtained     hardly  Qoxcrnrrent  Iit- circled    posts   wifh'mv   best     lo   win  Miss    Wilson,     lie  shc  to  le-  my  He  court to (ho ladv     J  protested  wrote n^nin���������n  letter,  short and  the  fingers indicating the direction of thf   would disown mn, never speak to roe  depots       It  is    hoped   thnt no  (itfit.jfitr.ilii    -nt     mc  off   wilh  a shilling  tnnec    the behavior of 1lio pei son    in  melted clown for tho manufacture   of   f llr.llon   m  regaid    to  m'lilal  acti  costawavs  will   have   to   live  for  | week on one of these islands vitho'il  I know ing fhat rt ll������.f has  beon  pro'.id-  e 1 for I hem  cartridges. The other is that the  process of smelting the metal is so  imperfect that the smelted coppri  contains small quantities of gol I,  and this the astute'Chinese cnnliiM  to extract. Vast quantities of copper disappear constantly in China  from  one cause or another.  ���������:���������a,   "Why     have you   .never    mani'ci,  Miss Anliqpe?" hc thoughtlessly    11-  quired.     "Vou   nevor   asked   mu    before,"  she said,   coyly,  as sho  gavo  follow ir.^  recipe   Dea.    together  him her hand.  q ......  ilv, nnd (inallv the fir nicicv end  intensity of painful frcluic -1 m tne  patient   dining  nieasuir merits  Ife  nl'O  hi'  an  o itfil   foi   checliiic;  Mri-ADOS  eTAY yi-p TIOAIE  nit   mil   suppos d  then   or n  domiil-  Tiulcrs  of   Iin m  f j to   t in vol    bf tin I  111  an  ob'rctivf   ninnlie-   i^r   ndion  n:  an elcctio rnrgnelic  liealinr if    for ip ' ions   nnd nHn m,b llle emprroi- o(   1-  stnncc   in   thc  case   of  a   -fl.rnt     mii-I ' it n illv   gor s   lo   <-e.   Ins  eldest   sol,  fium,   fioin   a  iiuidnchr        'lie    1" d   Pim'i'  Yosi ih to   hns nevei   been  oil  of the  icison   is rnduted  1  1   by    11   "'     ���������l,1i>"i II"  nllcinilin.    'iTgnetic      f.i Id    tliu    n*-    ������o no  n] ul il.nn   .1  toining     J-indunllv     ficc.   limn   (am | is  n  *,o������d wie.Uci   nnd gvinunst and  vvlulr   .1  flu  'nine time (In   nirli\ 1d1.nl I nn  iintiim_   v all.11  eltc'ii'.il  conduttivily  of  Hit   bot'v   'j  fomcl   ,ucccssiv('v    to   (I own     tie     'Imth  is s'iriiigci   Ihnn  (ction,  bc-  rcsistanee incicubing, and lho Ottilia- causo theie is less of it.  thick alvavK means what ho says,  (hnt i' one of onr family tiaits, you  tinderslnnd I.nst night mv guardian nngcl vvns wllh me. and I decided  fo irinnin my own man So T wioto  to ( 11 lr .John, resotctfiilly but firm-  Iv declining to become a candidato  fni   Aliss  Wilson's hand "  ' Ilut you have never seen her,"  ������rud Taney. "Sho may bo almost  dimming "  " 'Ji she bo not fair to _ne, what  ciown jn nice lun tare I how fan she be?' " quoted  r 11 filhlde He Smith "As vou sav, shc mav be  iilmost channing but shc is not  l.\e Pon't lots talk of hei Let  us talk only of oui solves Theie is  nothing else that is hall so intciost-  ing "  'W dson���������Doin wWilson'J said Mrs  Mat'hews- loudly.'-'wondi nng^if <-Mt *  Smith weie losin^his^heuung '^'Slio  came hole latt''lllgllUJUst-t6*soelnlo^  .  ., ,, , 1 .   .   -t't'i  -      t 1X1 .  T haven t,seen her since she vvas. mi  chiM  ot^twelve*"   -T(uscd^to  bother,  nuise     bcfoior^ ?I(  ,wasJ:%,inni(uo(l''l  I "���������'was     that   ''ipioud s.'.t'o\-Cthmk-  she thought it* vv 01 tli'Jiei "yvhile^j'tJo''  look mel up'i1 Ancl,'Kminil *you, -^ this"  pioiimfg! when she'fountl nio "ci ipplod  vi iih. haa'diicire, 'mid not able'to do-as  band s -I'uin, ^that *gnl,   Mt t Smith,  vent and mjllcecl->sf vc n"*cows foi --mo'  Coiildn t -picvent lier'e   tsh" said sho  had   It aincd     to   milk' fot *fi*fn   '0110  sunimei .when  she  was  in   the "countiy,  und slu  (bd  it ",'      * ,    '  <        "���������  "Wheie     is    "she   now?" 'demanded  Smith   " ��������� .        , ,<' _    .  i.r-tt ill .,, -*    r  1 .0 ���������  "On- sho s  gone'     - ���������  -"What?"     _ -      4*    "' P  s"Gono'" shouted,, Mrs Matthews���������  "gone'J She'left on the tiain Pancyj  came on ( Oiacioustiiic^has the man  gono mild? ITe hasn't,seemed like'  himself at nil this afternoon " ' S  'Smith"had boiled madly out of tho  house, and wnsJ sludingr- down -the  lane * -   ,  As he reached the last cuive of tliQ  lane whoio it looped'about Ihc-'ap-  nle-tiecs, a jilump (iguio camo flyi/ig  down thc orchard slope *���������-.-. ' 1  ���������"Mi~ SinTTh���������Mi Smithi" Fancy  Rooth called bionlhlessly, "will you  phase como hoio just a niinuto?"  Smith crossed over to the paling  lnlhci grumpily Ifo did not want  to talk with Paney Dooth just then*'  Confound it, whal did tha gul wnnl'������  Why was she looking so mjvstcijous''  I'ancy pioduced a little, square,  grey envelope from some feminine  hiding-place, and "handed- it < over, j ho  pal nit' _ '  ".Shu givo mo this nt the station���������  Miss Wilson did," sho -jaspod, "aiid  asked me to give it to vou'Without  lotting Aunt Ilmilv,.Jano see -** T  touldn't get n chanco tt-lwir-VOli waV  ln^Ji^t-n. "soon ns vou wentjt slip-  -I5ed oul by tho porch door and*'followed you You went so fast I near  died  trying lo head you o(T ",    ( <  Smith beamed at-her idiotically.  When she had"vanished among' "the  trees, liq opened the letter -^     x *"  "Deal Mr " .Smith,-.' it ran/''your  unblushing audacitv of^thc, morning  dc-cives some punishment 1 heieby  punish -you J>y ' prompt^jdepaituto  from ^Vakesmur Yot I denot dislike audacity at some limes, 111 some,  placo.s, in some peoplo ^lt is "only  from a sense,of duty that I punish  it in this case" "And it was really  pleni-ant in Eden. ' If .vou do not  post ,Uiat letter, "���������. and If you still  persist m your very absmd interpie-  lation of the meaning of Kvo's kiss,  we mav meet again in town Until  then, I remain, vory sincerely yours,  '"DORA LYNNE WILSON "  Smith kissed tho-Ietler, and ��������� put  it tenderly nwav in his pocket Then  he took Ins letter to his uncle, and  lore .it into fragments Finally, hOj  looked at his watch  "If I liuiry, I can caleh^the afternoon train to town," he said ���������  London Answers   -J   Tho poet's wife doesn't care to  have hira see new lines in her face.  LONG" YEARS_0F, SILENCE  MTAItltlED  COUPXES WHO NEVER SPEAK TO EACH OTHER.  Instances  of Matrimonial    Silence  Which Seem Hard to Believe.  IMicn the veil which discioetly conceals tho scciets of mairied lifo fiom  a cm ions woild is lifted up, one occasionally gets a glimpso of a voiy  strange state of things, ns wlion recently the woddod lire of Mi nnd  Mrs Hamilton Grubbs camo und-r  tho considctalion of the Hiipromo  Court of Indiana, to which tho good  lady has applied for a divoice  It npitais that twonty-ono joins'*  ago Mi. und Mis Grubbs.tamo to  hot words about a veiy liivial mattci���������tho sale of sonic-gee 0 ^Mrs  Grubbs wanted the feathcis "for a  bod, Mv Grubbs, who has 110'liMng  for feather hods, sold tho geeso Tho  results of this matiimonial disagteo-  niont weio serious, for fiom that da.\  to this husband and wifo havo nover  exchanged a singlo woid  Year after year'has gone, tliey havo  seen their six childien grow ono aftor  another lo maturity, and although  they liavo sat daily nt tho snmo table  thoy have nevor onto 'communicated  with each'xotlior, except through tho  medium of''tho childien And now  that tho youngest/child Jios^como of  ago and is alioujt-) "towuairv, t Mrs  Giubbs has dotei mined to biing this  long drama of silence to anyone!  Dut thero have been vvois'o eases of  matiimonial silence than.this 111 Knglnnd -Only'a fo'w years ago tho pnp-  cis rocoidcd.llio.,dcallis, within a few  houis of each othei, of a Mi and  Mis Hayton, Yorkshuo couplo, who  had lived under lho same roof  _    FOR^POBTY-SEVEN, YEARS  without onco exchanging even a  "Good moining ' with .each oilier.  This long spell oP,siIonce began in tnt>  second year 'oCthoir. maiiicd lifo as  tho"iesulti of ?Ha^ dispute*as lo the  namo to bo given to their fiist-b.orn.  "You"cun call lici .lane if*you like"  vwis Mi. flfayl on's j ultimatum, but  if1 you do I'll novel -.speak to' yoi  again asrlong^ns''I live" The child  was (duty. c]iii-tcncdr*vJaiife, and 'fiom  that j day 'itho'' husband becamo dumb  so far, as,his -ifolswas concerned, and  although thcy^ftpent .icaTiv .half a  conluiy of life.togothei^all lho pleadings oMiis lclativos'undifi iends could  not  bleak down tho bairiois of    ms  > -- -- iS.  tie I  silence.       , >   * jj-  ^>ilnv another case,' tho slory.'of which  was told^111 tho Woeklyi-Ko,istci foity  thioo yoars-ago,2jtiwas^lhe ^wifo who  toolct onds-kept "* *a, vovv  of .Jife long  siloiicb"'" 'A^ijitr Stand ^.Mrs. "New hold  weio" si*iending/thcir*^hoiic^nii)on;   at  M01 ocambe, ^cancl-^hads^/alieady ha I ���������  severaliquai 1 els^whcii^bno', ciay"   the*-  youngyiusbancl^poswblyjraiiiitjyo I ^nt  getting tho'Awolst������ of nii^nTgumenl,    *  oxclain'iod,* "Will'that tonguo of v011*3    .  "I  td  *A_  if...,  <:     I  to. vou'again  f,."Int vain,"_ says the Wcokly^Be^is-  'toi, "did tho husband bog,ho^'to for-  givo I11 inland to speuk tojhim l$Fi om "  th'o moinonttof^thiltj'unlinppy quarr.1  and .declaration^she" was .no^or,'heard  .tcT������uttcr,-alword|to! lire? husband dui-  ing*'th'd?thirty-fbuff:-veai's ~ot,'������it'in r  jcItnt'lliro7r-althoVgh to* lho lost of  thb''worl]- t slie "^as 'ccimn.ui'icativo  enough'" ^Tho ^ singulni ^Pnit of Ll.e  stoiy-is' that^ii-she ' vva's /aii^excollen!.  wifo,vancr that lior.lhiisboiid-'iwns de-  vbt od .to "h"ei ,\,and > siiicei oly^^moui ued  herilossW/rtiF'p.Pj&rfr-j'  ,_������������������-(      .f4 Vf-A-*1    "~^   '(l"fc' .  '  IT ISrA.CUBIOUS������>\t!T  that m these and other %crscs known  to tho' vwilei the\.ausej"SofudisoiiLo (  which led lo the vow-.eiftSilonee^luis,  almost alwajs been absuiclly^limal  Thus/iii a icccnt divoice'cnso, a husband's obicctlon^ to* the c'olor, of Ins  wife s pniasol^ was' the alleged **canso  "���������of"airthp-4,tiouble, .which' -vbcgan^in  .sdyoi al'inonths^ofysilonco^.ollowod Dy  a sopni ation,'andt'in nnothcr>4?aso a  hasty, word^spoken rby-'--a man to his  wife''s"mother"had^a_siinilar-icsiilt  , Fqually unintelligiblo uie'thc cases  where husband andrv\ito have' lived  apart for long years .wlthbpti any apparent  cause ** **��������� W hen ���������'Romroy,     t ho  ���������������>*���������    fi  t  ,_-. '���������������  *i\  avowed intention^ of.yreturning to, or  sending tor, his'wlfq. slioiOy. As a  matter "of-fact they novor"set. eyes  on each other'again for Unity seven  jenrs," until, tho husband, now old  and broken 111 "health," returned at  last to spend tho remnant of his davs  with tho, wife he had so unaccountably neglected. ' ' ���������>  Shnkespcaiej too, left * his wife.  Anno Hathaway, at Stratfoul, th.-  ing lho*'si\tcen yeais oi.*-o lhat he  spent in London^as'actor Jand, plav-  wntoi, andk then vcalmly'riesi'iTiccK the  thi'oad, of his woddedJife_as if it had  .got' beon*;jdroppedi,f6-"- moio thanm  fow days But the niost lcmarkable  case known to the writer- i.s that of  an English' couple,* Mr antl Mi?  ;John Jackson^ who^partecU' at the  church door'on" the'Conclusion of tlio  wedding ceremony,'and foi moro than  fifty years livodjin, neighboring* villages, meeti_g���������each othei, onlytonco a  >ear on tho anniversary; of their injs-  tei 10U- .w cdding-r ^'iySJ-'C' '������IA  t ' *"~ ~" A        -^t-tj     '  1   ** J   ir"~i        '    ��������� -���������&���������     >  CIVILIZED FILIPPINOS."  *i e,     **      r,  Ot the eight civili_cdt tubes in the  Philippines, tho'lafgest'is that of too  Visayans, who'occupy'most of the inlands lying between LuAin and Mindanao, and n form ^.nearly one hn'f of  tho entire civiljzedipopulation '.analogs occupy the piovince in the vicinity of Manila They lank second,  with a little moio than o'le-fillh of  lho civilized peoples, and tho llocanol  rank thud, with appioximaUly oie-  eighth' Among the ^wld tribes the  Moros are tho most numeious, comprising about two-fifths *of j.tho no 1-  Chnstian population  f -xy'  Meinlt���������"Man was made to  mourn, you know" Cota���������"And  what was woman mado for, pi.w*>"  Merritt���������"To make him d������ so, I suppose."       -  .ty. ��������� 4-(������^������^-e-4-94-<������^>������<$-04-������'*-0'J-*>  o  ���������V-  I8.lt flf.l  A  .* '.  -'; I.  Thompson vvns gliding through  ,Hydo Park in his c palpitating motor-car, keeping ono eyo on  tlio path abend and onu on the walk,  - when' liii saw, just ahead of him,  .Toddy and Kato leisurely walking,  and he tinned his cat inlo tho cuib  and dicw up beside lhem.  Kate was sweet and fan and merry, and her haul heal L vvas as j en-  do ns a maiden's limit daio be, but  Thompson and Teddy had decided  that it was a haul hc.ut because il  was a haul heni t to win.  "Aitomoon'" said Thoinp-on  chrei iiy, pushing up his goggle  "IIow do, Todd} ������ Thought pel haps  I'd run across, oi ovei, one of the  othei of you Get in, and I'll tako  you to���������wherever vom weie going "  "Now," he said, when thoy weio  settled comfoitably, "vvhcio weie  jou  going?"  '"Nov. hoio in particular," said  Kate.  "I shall take vou theic'" Ihompson declared positively "I'm al-_  ways thero when I break something'  You  don't mind walking back?\  "Wc would ratl.oi walk than ride  back with vou, Thompson'" said  Teddy spitefu'lv ' It may not bu  so evciting, but it is safer."  "Must you     two  childien     alwavs  (liiairel when 1/am with vou?" asked  Kate "Have     you     no    common  ground on which    you can meet    in  - peace'"  Teddy thought deeply  "Fiom wheio 1 nm sitting," hc  said at length, "my eves aio looking sliaight at the back of tho one  Hung that Thonipson and I desire I  can't seo its face, because, it is looking angiily _l tlie back of the cab  into which Thompson will bump in  a n o liont or tvvo Hut I can see ils  hair,  one golden  lock of which,  liko  a  sunbeam escaped  fiom prison "  Kate's hand frankly touched tho  hair at lho bad: of lici   head  "It's not true'" shc said "And  .vou two oro ungallaut to attack  me when vou know 1 can't jump out  of this car. Tt Is lak n.? a mean  advantage      You nc'ei. (ret me alono  but  vou pcstei   nio with "  "Well then," said Teddy chocrful-  IV, "why don't" you laauv one oi"  the oihci of us, and orot nd of us'  We have asked you often enough���������at  lenst.rT have " _ -j  "The leason���������or ono reason���������that T  don't pjt vou out of your misery,"  said Kate sei ioiisly, "is'that *��������� you  don't cithei of you really know whut  you want or why you want it Y'ou  are two children and vou will never  ' be anything cl=e "  Thompson glanced nt lici   face and  j'eiked his' lever quickly,  causing the  car  to     swing lecklossly, aiound     a  ���������"slow-going^waggon  into-n Ptiik, en  tiancc.     Kate swayed againsl him  "Paidon1" ho said Dut lhc tun  had left his eyes, ^and he diove his  cai   ahead at Scaler speed t  "Yon two_ienund mo. of children,  nothing moie," "said Kate "Did  you over hear a baby awaken in tho  night and cry nnd cry foi a dunk,,  aftor it had been given dunks and?  drinks rn-1 drinks' .All babies ore  like that " - ,    -  'Thompson said nothing He was  tbieadmg his way,in and out among  tho leu-iages m tho Park, and it  may hivo boen that this required^ all  his  attention  , -*.    .-���������, ^.  Tlus_ vein of seriousness in Kate  was new ��������� It made Thonipson feel  that he" had been*making a fool of  himself Ho had not quite appreciated Kate  As the car darted fiom the upper  entrance of the Park into the broad  path. Toddy was chattering gtiilv?  as much to himself ns to Thompson  O-d^Kato, for they had fallen into  a thoughtful silence Thompson was  pushing tho car to a icckless "peed  foi him, and the police eved ** the  _cat__doiiblful! v ���������=���������A__g--cat���������bi cwci-s  waggon, with - high-piled baitels.  loomed just ahead, and then, quite  sudden'y. the car seemed to'.-ise    in  Kato. Notico I said 'walk,' Thompson."   ������������������������������������ '���������    "If sho would walk with that eyo  of yours������������������" It was beyond Thompson's power to oxprcss his disdain.  Thompson was glad that Teddy  had a black oyo. Ho did not doubt  that Kato would visit them���������with a  chaperon, of course���������and ho felt that  hu had lho .advantage- in looks. If  only temporarily. Ho closed his  oyes to consider tho matter, and  when ho awoke tho cot Toddy had  occuuiod  Was vacant.  XL  Tho next duy Kato "did come,  bringing fruit, of course-, which liad  to bo left with tlio page al tho  dooi. but her iiidlant piosenco was  enough  ior '1 hompson  "I've beon thinking about what  you said in tlio cor." Thompson began "About llio baby ciying for tx  dunk, nnd all that. Wo havo lots  of Unit; to think here, and I'vo tiled  to think it out. I think you'io  u;,hl        11    was    babyish    to  make  spoil of such a soi ions thing as "  llo hoMtulcd, with tho universal ic-  luctnnco of a full-blooded man, to  sey the woid "love," and said ''gel-  ting mni nod."  "You know how I feci about it,  then?" said Kato.  "Yes," ho said, "I think I do I  havo never tucd to do anything or  be anything becauso I never had to  I can sec thai I am nol good enough  lo desci ve you. Oh, I've thought it  all oul'"  llo lay looking at tho cracks in  the coiling a  while.  "Tho worst of it," ho said presently, wilh a laugh, "is that I  nover will deservo you "  K-ato looked around uncomfortably.  "Well." shu said, "I think I'll  run away now "  ANGLO-JAP ANESE TREATY  anglo-japaneso treaty  CONSIDERED  A   GREAT DIPLOMATIC  STROKE.  Defence   of  Asiatic  Frontier  One Sound Principle of  Protection.  the  tho air with a noise of lending wood  and  metal.  When he regained consciousness,  Thompson found himsolf in the unfamiliar sutroundings of a hospital  ward  Teddv was in tho noxt cot to his  own ITo was a sight to gladden the  eyes of a rival  "'She''" queried Thompson, in a  voice lhat ho was surpuscd to find  weak  "0 Iv '" sold Teddy ' "It nevor  touched hor You couldn't havo  done it better if \oti~ had tried "  "You look in a bad fix. Toddy,"  Thompson said, when ho had assimilated the good news.  "Ch 'jes; pretty bad," Toddy  agreed "But nothing to what vou  aio in for. You got a bump on tho  head Tho profcssoi and I haven't  Jtled vet whether we will mako  \a case of concussion of Hicham  Just plain headache 'Ihen you  ^-.avo the-, prettiest compound fiac-  ture or the lower leg that the pro-  _essor nnd I have over -seen "  "My head' isv all light," said  Thompson "I'm sony about this  Icc*.  though "  Thompson had been examining his  state lie found that his leg seemed  as pcimancntlv attached lo the bod  ns it was to his body  "'lhoy must bo afraid I'll try to  ���������gel ,-W.iv'"  ho giumblod  "I I'o koepcis of this" menigciio nro  c-ump to I tun mo looso to-moiiow,"  si.id  Teddy  -hompson gioanod, and then  cmi]->d  "l'liuk evn and all''" ho asked  ' Have 1 got a block ovo?" asked  'ltddv- 'What did vou toll me foi?  T hnve been so hnppv (Junking of  you l.vuifi  heic,   whilo I walk    with  ./       t  - Thompson found the ncx-t day unutterably long, and ho wus glad  when, in tho aftc.noon, tho nurses  and an attendant began arranging  the white seioens aiound tho no\t  cot picpniatoiy to its lcception ol  a new inmate. Ho hoped tho newcomer would bo interesting.  Two attendants earned in the  ���������=ttctchet, and disappoaied within  lho sei cons Thompson saw tho  suigeon enter thc cnclostue, and  heaid lho shoit, business-like con-  sttlL.lion  "Hun over bv a cab in Piccadilly.  'Iho chest badly crushed Nothing  to do bul kill lhc pain. Ho will  dio somo time* to-night "  'He la*, a long timo studying the  face of the boy in Lho cot, and at  length saw the oyes opon and staro  indolently at tho glossy ceiling Ono  aim tossed restlessly, on the covcilot  and-1 the platntivo baby voico' mur-  muiecl *- ...     v  ,  "Mamma' Dwink'"  , -        '������;.������'���������-  - 'Ihe  child   wailed  a  minute,    < and  thon moio insistently enmo the voice  again *       "Mamma'"     und ~ again  "Mamma,  please,  dwink'" ,, " '   -  When next tho child callod the  grail Ic, white-capped nurso brought  uatoi ,.ii a litllo eup with' 'a spout  and moistened his lips.' Sho also  biushcd back the yellow curls ,with  lici hand and ran" .her soft palm  acioss his hot Joiehcad Thompson  loved  hcr foi   that '  * Twilight^came, and tho^ward was  niado icady for the night Thompson  must have gono to sleep, for ho had  a--sense of being awakened by nn  unending, anroynig repetition "of a  phrase ~ AsJns^senscs came hack to  hun he" recognized tho baby's plea  If had become moio insistent.  "���������Mamma," dwink!" ( And then  "Mamma, please, dwink!" And  then    "Mamma, mamma,  dwink'"  1 hompson never know how many  hundred times tho heartbi caking  words came fiom the nev.t cot He  tned to sleep again, but.hc cculd  not '       '  "Mamma, please* dwinki"  1 He could not forget that it was  only a baby���������only two years old���������  and yet ho, thirty, also, wept inwardly for something he did not;  need  'Ihompson sat up. Ho reached out  his hand, and felt, on his little iron  stand, the cuj> with the spout, that  tho nurse had carelessly ' ft there.  Ho bent down and felt of the ropo  that hound his encased leg to tho  foot-of- the-bed��������� It��������� was-not-in���������i c-  ality tied to the bed, but suspended  a bucket of sand, lhat was to keep  In-> leg ft om shi inking as it healed.  Thompson edged himt. if quietly  and cateiully over'in his io', pulling  up the bucket as" lip d.'l so. By  putting his body across lie iron  tabic at thc bedside hc was able to  reach tho next rot  'Ihomp'-on's leg p.inod f ���������ighlfully,  but he pulled it once morc  'Hole,  old    man,''' ho s.iti,  "your  dunk!"  ITo lifted  the cup and held it     to  tho     child's    lips        But   when^   ho  laised the eup to pour the water tho  little hand   pushed    it aside impatiently, and tho voice called  "Mamma, dwink, please'"  Thompson looked in  tho cup,    and  gi oaned  "My God'" ho cried.  The cup was diy.  How he got back into lus cot he  never knew, nor did hc ever pass a  nigh I so long, bo cruel. He hoped  the littlo chap would sleep soon, and  about two in tho morning tho voico  did becono weaker, and presently  stopped  altogether  Thompson did not sleep, and when  daylight came ho had tho easiest  running landau in London to carry  him home It was weeks beforo he  could hobble out on ciutches, but his  lust visit was to Kate  "Kate," ho said, "I want you to  mairy mo."  faho smoothed tho pattern of her  diess  across her knee.  "Have you foigollen already," sho  said softly, "what you said in the  hospital? Have you forgxitten about  the boby that cries for a dunk that  it docs not need?"  "No!"_ Thompson exclaimed "In  foi ly thousand years I could not  foi gol I But you should give a baby  whatever it cries for. If you were  a baby, I would give you thc   whole  Tho union for mutual support of  tho two sea powers is a groat stroke  of tho statesmanship that makes  for peace, writes a militnry correspondent in Tho London Dally '^olograph, but it is the peaco of tho policeman, ��������� not of the weary night-  watchman who perpetually called  "All's well," when his box vvns boing ovcr tinned, when knockors yroro  Uoing wrenched oft by noisy rioters,  while muny ot tho houses undei- his  guaulianship were being pillaged. It  applies to tho defence of om Asiatic  lionuois the one sound pi maple foi  thou pioleetion Those who havo  spoken and wntlen as though any  aunngeincnt with japan which could  bo of uso to us must imply tho introduction of other soldieis than  oui own into Hindustan ilsclf, and  therefoio our abandonment���������manifestly to all mon, and moie paiticu-  laily undei tho eves of the natives���������  of our wai like self-dependence, havo  evidently never studied the question  in ull its beaungs. For the point  is this���������thut however stiong we may  have made om "scicnlifc frontier,"  its local safety docs not represent  om lelief fiom dilllcullv We, for  good or ovil, stand pledged by  tieaty to the Ameer of Atghanistan  to repel any movement  AGAINST HIS DOMINIONS.  That piomisc���������any failuto to fulfil  which would bo di-aslious for our  prestige and our authority���������throws  loi wind our meoting-point with Kussia, should cho ovcr cany out her  catofully-piepaied plans for aggies-  sion against us, far to the noitli-  west of our own border, to the  faithesl limits of all that is included m tho lerritoiy govei nod fiom  Kabul.  Apart altogether from tho claims  upon us which might justly bo put  foi ward, any occupntiqn by Bussia  of many paits of this vcild kingdom  of the noilhwest would gioatly facilitate her futuio piogiess, and  scuously toncl to endanger -oui  tianquil possession of the bi ightest  jewel in tho Biitish Crown Notabl}  it is hisloucally tiue that Iloiathas  been always tho gateway Ihrough  which conquciors fiom the liilouor  havo matched on India Therefore  it has boon always our necessary  piaelico to insist up an that town  being held by someone fucndly lo  oui selves Yet from a puicly mih-  taiy -point of view it is certainly  not on _tho fui ther side of that ui-  tucatc" entanglement' of precipices,  mighty mountains and difpcull passes which' constitutes for the most i  pait tho border slate'between us  and* the "Colossus of tho Noith"  that it would bo. well for us, .if sho  chooses war, to, "encounter' her*7  Olhei things apart, never vet has  the lule of the most vigorous prince  of Kabul been so well"established  that ho could ensure tho abstinence  from predatoiy action of all the  tubes within his land, if once they*;  saw the" tempting booty that accompanies a civilized army opposed  to them, and perhaps heard exagger-  ated lumois of its having sustained  some temporal y check  Therefore it has boen for many  years th > accepted idea in our India  oflice that, whilst wo wote bound to  stop any absorption bv Russia of  the ^possessions of our neighbor, and,  as long as he can trust us to do  what we have said we would do.  our fauly faithful ally, theie was-  only one way in which we could  wisely 'accomplish this, viz , by  making St Petersburg cleaily ' understand that all attacks upon hun  would be resented as if thov wcic*-  made upon ourselves, that the seiz-^  mo of Herat or of any other point  within the undoubted frontier-lino  would be, in fact,  A DECLARATION- OP WAR  upon Great Britain This has never  been a disputed matter of party  politics Tt will be remembeied that  it was during Mr Gladstone's premiei slup_lhat 'the- lasf~iricideht���������Uiaf  of Penjdeh���������occurred, and that so  sti ongly did he feel the necessity for  taking up the gauntlet which was  thon thrown down, that in order to  meet the emergency with all our  might, he recalled from the Soudan  Loid Woiseley and the troops under  his orders, completely changing the  uistiuclicns which, on the death of  G oi don. hod at first announced .that  "tho Mahdi's power was to be broken nt Khartoum," nnd oven giving  up the provii.ee of Dongola.  If, thon, it bc recognized, as it  has thus always been by our most  distinguished statesmen,-' by _Lord  Salisbury emphatically,*and by thoso  opposed to hnn also. that.the ono  right method of making "good our  word is not meiely to throw a  shield over those whom we have  promised to protect, but i to threaten with a spear thc heart of the  aggressor, the value of our new alliance is manifest at once Thq very  interchangv of ideas with such competent men as thoso who have regulated the national strategy of Japan is a guarantee that the strength  of both tho mikado and the King-  Empcior will be employed whore and  when it can bo most effectually used,  and that it w ill neither be frittered  away in trivial enterprises, as for  too many years was ours during the  great wars with tho Revolutionary  government and with Napoleon, nor  wsstcd, as it would be, in the deserts and mountains of Afghanistan.  For both of those island kingdoms,  which have now such vast interests  in regions remote from the little  motlici lands, that, wise saying of  Mr.  Kmglake's  i?    true,   that    "tho.  places whoro land and sea do much  intertwine" aro tho most suitable  for their uso. Russia has, during  tho last nineteen months, felt only  too bitterly how hard it is for a  vast island monarchy to strugglp in  such districts with an .amphibious  empire. Chauvinist publicists may  proclaim that slio has only recoiled  in order to make a better spring,  but oven they, though thcy will not  acknowledge it, havo  LEARNED THEIR LESSON."  Thoy will not wish to repeat lho experiment in a liurry. Thcy know  only too well that thero aro for  lhem much moro clangorous quarters  tluiii Mancliuria whoro similar pressure might bo applied.  .It*, ought nol in lhat connection to  bo forgotten that, as soon ns tho  utter annihilation,' of llojeslvensky's  fleet vvns realized n panic cry n roso  that Togo, facilitated by llritish  bieuch of neutrality, having, llierc-  foie, tho full uso of otn various coaling stations, might mako his way to  the Baltic I do not, of course, myself suggest that os ono of tho  schemes Hint would bo adopted for  drawing the attention of the car's  government to tho advantages of  pence in Asm, but tho ilaim is vory  signifunnt In tho past, not unfio-  qtiontly tho appeal ance .of Diilish  mcn-ol-wai in thoso pails was sufficient to chango the mind of a loss  vacillating c-ar than now sits on tho  throne It is at least conceivable  that poor Finland might not bo indisposed to welcome allies who of-  foted her" liberty and aims with  which to gain it Hardly any part  of that coast lino so near to thc  capital���������Courland being nppniently  ovon moio distuibod than Finland���������  is m a condition which would mako  a visit from wai ships ���������'���������ory welcome  at piesent to those who havo lo  cany  on  the    government Theso  cucumslances may no doubt bo altogether difioient by the time that  auy warning was needed to do given  that puidenco would counsel quiet  on the noithwest of India, but they  aro-'woith taking into the icckoning  of those who tell us that Russia,  duven bark from the coast of tho  Sea of Japan, will tiy to console  hei self by using her beaten tioops  elsewheio Against any danger of  that kind tho greatly enhanced pci-  so'ial influence of a wise man liko  Wiltc is a make-weight than ought  not to bo foigolton It will not  bo the less potent becauso no ono  moio fully undo stands all tho disasters which weio brought upon his  countiy by tho lato contest with  Japan alone, and will bo loss likely  to provoke a second, when not only  will another even greater sea power  be a:raved against him, but theie  will bo lomovod fiom the calculation tho one element' of weakness on  which, ughlly,. ori wrongly, tho enemies of tho mikado fancied thcy  could  count,  lhat of. the  EXHAUSTION OF "THE PURSE  I do nol myself fot"* a"* momont believe that oui good allies woulcl  havo on that account found it difficult to cairy on the war, but, at  all events, no'combination of stales  facing out piesent alliance will suppose that that trouble will prevent  us,_ should we bo unwillingly duven  to dclcnct our rights, ancl in * arms  lo fulfil our dulios, from going on  'lo the bitter end ?  The influence ..which the alliance  will cxeicise on China-has no littlo  impol lanco There is only ono i inspect in whicli it will not enable  us, either * thero, m Persia,-* or in  othet .quaiteis, to meet Russia successfully. Strangely enough,-' considering tho almost bankrupt condition of that empire, sho often wins  by,, a certain power of the pui se  Though always in money difficulties  she has habitually���������at donstanli-  noplo,r at Teheran and. in Pekin���������  gained her ends by a system of bribery with which it is impossible for  us       to      compete Nevertheless,  though "ne must leave to her the  glory of playing upon all tho corrupt elements in rotten states,, and  leaping her reward, we may, taking  all tlio facts into consideration,  safely congratulate ourselves upon  the fact that, because two strong  men armed together keep the house  moie safely than onc~alone, their  goods aro likely to "be at jeace foi  iiiariy-a~long  day;  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM  YOUNQ  FOLKS  boodc>o-o<>-o<><xx>o<>oo<><>cK>o  ROBERT'S  VISIT.  Robert was vory fond of his neighbor, Captain Somes. It seemed xo  wonderful that'this"man had bcjn  round tho Horn���������to tho hoatl of the  Hill tic Sea and to Spain and Australia; it was moro wonderful that ho  had found  hi.s  way back.  "Hut, Captain Somas,." itobort asic-  cd ono day, "lho waves all look  alike. How did you know* whether  to turn to lho right or lho left.'*'"  "You come ovor to supper wllh ina  to-night nnd I will show you u littlo  instrument lhat told mo just which  way to go," said tho captain-, ancl  this nivitalion (illed Ifobeil with impel lanco for tlio lomnindor ot Hie  afternoon When ho was being washed and combed and it ado ic.idy lor  tho visit-lie began to have somo misgivings, and to wish that his mother  weio gonii,, too Theio would bo -'o  ona to atlend to his napkin���������foi he  was only six yenis old, and ho knew  things were so  apt to go  wiong   nt  keep her kittens this time," vvas the  reply.  Ono morning, a month later. Toddy  saw a littlo black object crawling up  tho trunk of 'Maria's tree,' as thoy  had named it. The kitten paused a  moment on tho edgo of tho nest, nml  thon toppled over into it. All summer Maria and her family stayed in  their now homo and they wero still  living thero when Toddy went back  to tho city in tho autumn.  Aunt Sunorn promised to let tho  cat keep her kittens an long as sho  occupied tho apple treo tenement.  . ���������   LIVING A HUNDRED YEARS  OXD-AGE    ItECIPES      BY SO-.TE  CENTENARIANS  Wo  Aro All Eager to I earn     the  Conditions That Will Promote Long Life.  Mis. Maiy Uiadloy, n Philadelphia  lady of Hit ytais, testified I nt-  liibuto my gootl health and long  lifo lo cold baths, and thoso I have  taken daily, summer nnd vvuiter,  ovei sinco I was a littlo gul 'Ihe  cold  watei     has    alwa>s  braced nre  iir      ������e,   ���������,������fc   rt   limine     .    f,t_,.>,ld   ������'������<���������<-*   ������'������   ������-llCCI fui    and    bright "  tablo       Ho wished  that the   captain c .     n,     v������ ,  hod bi ought that queer lillle mslru-  .^"..H1'* ^J^J.^.J^'J '}CJ���������P.  mont down to tho whaif,  whoro thoy  could talk quito natuially about    it.  Dut  it was  too late to chango     tho  plans,  for thoro was  to be an   caily  supper for lum, so ho could bo bacK  at bedtime  "Now remember, Robert," his  mother said, "bo suio to say 'Yos, I  thank you,' and 'No, I thank youj "  Robeit remomboiod this when ho  saw tho tablo sot in snow*v linon ami  when the captain helped hnn inlo a  great loathei  chair at lho end of tho  cd "I atliibule my long life to my  temperate habils Tn my childhood  1 lived on a diet ot bicad and milk,  and all tlu ough niy long life that  has been my favonto dish I never  ato sweetmeats or drank tea and  co'ice "  "Tho best single rulo dr a long  life," in the opinion of Airs Mary  Macdonald, at the afeo of 129, "is  just this Don't wony If I add  anything else it would bo to bo always  employed  in  some useful  work  long tablo    All went well until     the  and lo  take plenty of sleep",    while  maid passed some delicious taits  "Yes, you can eat somo of those, '  said the captain, "can't you?"  Thon Robert blundered "No, I  thank you," ho suid, and then 'to  could havo ci ied, for the maid took  hnn at lus woid, and sot them out  of lus roach Ho looked down at lus  plate and  tinned  voiy ied.  Tho captain sat eating tho tarts  with a relish, and tolling bun funny  stones all the whilo Piosenlly ho  said, "Aion't you a little souy yoi  didn't have a tait?"  Robeit choked and answered hur-  uetlly, "Yes, I thank you " Al least  this was line.   "  "Well, well," s.ud his fi lend, "thit  is a mistake that,, is easily collected," and smiling a litllo, "Kittv,  you put tho tails rifjil beside Jtob-  eit's plato and lot hun help Himself "  Pleased at being light this timo  Roboit's spiuts lcvivod, and ho was  soon talking and laughing in lus old,  happy way He >wos not sine, .however, that, he loally liked visiting until' thoy^vvore" in thc binary, aiid  thero ho saw* thc,wondeiful_ compass  and hc.-id'f-o sttange, thing about  the littlo fingei alvvajs^ pointing lo  tho noilh lt scorned a* veiy small  thing lo be so much help^ in ^finding  Australia rl    '       .*> *"-.,.  ^When Roboit's big brother callod  for him, .-lie told tho captain what ���������p  splendid visit ho had had .   ' ,   i  "You aion't soiry you came,  thon?"       ���������* i,  "No, I thank you," said Robert  "And vou will come again'"  i "Yes, I thank you," said Robert,  and then ho went homo, fooling that  ho had the right wot (Is in the. tight  place, and that ho had an uncommon  reason for being proud of himself.  'OiTlyTfoth must  bc aimed, or the whole prospect is  daikencd. Loyally to such an ally  demands that of us.   -��������� ,  HOME-MADE  CUKES.  A poullicu of sail mixed with .tho  whito of nn egg makes a powerful  drawing poultice. Fdr toothache  dip cotton-wool in a solution of salt  water and camphor and insert* in tho  tooth. Onion syrup propaped by  sprinkling sliced onions wilh sugar  nnd taken in teaspoonful doses.evory  fifleen' .minutes until relief is,obtained is a favorite homo remedy for  croup. To rcmovo proud flesh from  wounds or sores, tako n'pieco of  alum the sizo of a walnut and pulverize it, sprinkle a -littlo .of. the  powder over tho affected . surface,  and it will destroy, tho proud flesh  and leave the sore in good shapo for  rapid -healing. - A liniment for soro  muscles or sprains is made of a  'quart of puro cider vinegar, , about  half ns much turpentine,* and two  eggs. , Add, the*-eggs and turpentine  to tho vinegar and let stand*. for  twolvo hours, wlion it vvill' be ready,  for use. .     - -   '���������+  '    >      "  HEALTHIEST TRADE.'       ,  Tho healthiest trade in tho world  is that of dye-making from coal-tar.  Tar and tho smoll of.il aro thc best  oi all tonics and tisstie-buildors. Tho  average life of a tar-worker is  eighty-six years. Tlic mortality is  80 per cent, lower than in any other  factory trade.   v  . A   CAREFUL  MOTHER.  i  Teddy and his Unelo Altau Twcio  walking out1 one morning when Teddy  suddenly stopped at tho foot' of an  appletioo by tho loadside <  "Listen, Undo Altan< Thero is a  cat up m this tioo. Don't you hcur  it mew?"' *     ]  liis Undo smiled. - ���������'_,.,-'  "I think you will find the cat to  bo a cal-bnd," he icplicd, at ' the*  samo tune stopping beside Teddy^ to  listen  1 "Oh, Undo Altan' I never heard a  cat-bud cry like that!" Teddy cv-  clalined, as a seues of mows camo  fiom a placo which seemed lo bc just  over lus hood  "Well, il coi tamly cannot bo a cat,  or wo should sco it somowhero up i i  tho lice. Uncle Allan walked to tho  tiee and viewed it fiom nll_std"S =r  "Tho sound comes from that, dead  limb, and thero is a hoio in it I ni  going to climb up and look in,���������mvy  1?"  Without waiting for an answer,  Toddy got up on tho fence, nnd from  thero into the tree. Tho hollow stump  from whicli tho cries came looked  liko a place whoro a woodpockor  would delight to rear her littlo family.  "Oh,    Uncle   Altan!  what do    you  supposo is hero?"  ���������"I give it up," was the reply.  "Two    tiny black kittens!"   Teddy  said, drawing his hand up out, of the  !-_---_     _-_*_J      t_..-i-l_k___i _...       _���������_ _".  _._.  Mrs Celcstine Nlgio, who counted  108 years, said "To ensuic a cen-  turv of life live out of doors as  much as possible, chink plenty of  giapo wine and eat lots-of meat  Tho bost single .rule for a long life  is happiness, which is anothei way  of "avmg 'Alwavs keep a contented  mind' " , and Miss Shailer, a blithe  contenaiian of Philadelphia, adds hcr  testimony "I have always' been regular in my habits I take a walk  ovciy day,  '  SUMMER  AND   WINTER,  with my fool pioperly ptotectod, and  I have novei taken cold T hen I  never woi i v, I havo had tt oubles,  bul I Ij u-t in riovidence, and it  has never failed me "  Judith BnnniMci, of tho Isle of  Wight, who lived lo > seo hot I06lh  yeai, pinned hor faith to a diet of  biscuits and apples, Fioncis Comfit  (-40) hat! unbounded faith in the  vn tuts ot iaw, eggs, Di Keith commended thc piactice of bicakfasling  in bed, a Venetian nobleman, Cor-  naio, kept himself alive sixty yeais  aftei the doclois had pronounced Ins  doom by jicst) icling ( lumselr to  'twelve ,ounccs of solid food and fourteen otincis^oi" new light vvme daily.  Captain Jonathan Noi ton, at 101,  attiibutod his gieat 'age^sololy to  his life-long habil.of^rkeoping his  mind constant 1\ occupied, and, in  cm ijous contiast to Mrs Bindley, a  lady who lived to seo hei 106th  birthddy osct ibed her good fortune  to sparing ablution fahe considered  washing a piactice fraught with  dnn_oi, and kept colds and illness at  bay by ^mealing heisolf with lard.  ������ The health mles of Dr Pearson, of  Chicago, embody much common  sonso in an unconventional form  "No pies or cakes, no pains or  aches Most men dig then graves  with their teeth If you overwork  your livei it will soon tel) on your  brain.  JAPANESE GENTLEWOMEN  HAVE MADE GREAT CHANGES  IN" THEIK HOMES.  How  Contact With the West   Has  Influenced the   Women's  Lives.  Tourists in Japan find that gentle*  wonveii in .Nippon differ very slightly  in their home customs fiom the gentlewomen of England, wi itcs Helen  Aduii in the Doudoir So quickly  have they grown accustomed to Western ideas, so closely havo they followed tha cvimplc set by grando  dames liko tho \ iscounte-ss IlajnMu,  that tho po-rosses who have decided  to westernize havo established houses  vi Inch (allowing for dilTciuncc of climate and laste) aro as modern at  tho best in Purk lane, and are training their daughtei s much as our English guls aio trained at Cheltenham  or  a  convent  school  rortunutely loi the picturesqueness  of lifo, many of the old habits are retained and dovetailed into European customs For feto occasions nnd to receive Dtilisli  guests, for example, a Inoy of rank  nt Tokio will don a Rcdfern cov  tumo or a Woi th creation, but when  she is living en famillo the probability is that she and her daughters  will wear thc kimono.  In her boudoir the Japanese     lady  will   ply hcr    needle   a  little   morc,  possibly, than her English sister, for  tho art of    embroidery  is essentially'  Eastern,   and   skill   in     making  bro-'  cade,  in .ulks and tapestry woik,    is  inherited, and the gentlewomen of today in  Nippon  are as  assiduous     in  artistry of this kind as thc   weaving  queens of the Middle Ages of Europe. ,  Dut  in addition  to  thc arts  which  aro native, they are quicklj    learning  many arts  which aie Wei.tcrn.  Tliere  aro seveial  excellent schools  of     do-  sign in Tokio, and here tho  DAUGHTERS  OF NOELEMEN  LIVE  LIKE  A  FARMER,  and you will live like a piincc Man  can live len days without eating,  they can't do without pure air for  five minutes Don't get angry and  don't got excited, overy time you  fret you lose a nimutc of life Let a  man abuse his stomach and he'll get  fidgety, cross to his fainil} anl go  to the bod Doctois say, don't sleep  on a full stomach, I take mv after-  dinnci nap just lhe same, ind I'm  eighty }cars old You ran t believe  nll-tbe-doctois say���������I-curod���������a man  once by telling hnn he was a donkey  for imagining that he had a do?en  ailments. If you catch a i.>.\ lose  your rjtiinii'.c an<[ cat an om^n Givo  away your money; it's exhilarating,  nnd tends to longevity. Tho idea of  giving while ono is alivo will become  epidemic as soon as men discover  what fun it is."  The most remarkablo of these old-  age recipes is thot of ex-Governor  Dradbury, of Maine, who completed  100 years not long ngo. ' When I  was a young man," ho said to an  interviewer, "I had to leave college  hoio and holding one of "them oiit|because of ill-health, and mv disease  whero his undo could soo, as well as. was thought to be incurable."  hear it.      ' ("Well, Governor," said  tho reporter,  , Just then from the, long grnss on I "you must have had valuable e .pontile other, side tho cfence came tho once- in getting nnd keeping well,  cry, half 'Pur.-r-r-r,' half 'Mlaw' of j What would you advise to ensure  a cnt, when sho" is talking to 'hor, longevity?" "Get au incurab'e ail-  babies, and up lho tree and down ment in your youth," wns the smil-  into tho  hole    darted  Maria,,. Aunt ling answer,  "and nurse it until your  earth  If you   wanted  it���������and  all     I  want is heaven     I insist!" ~  "It is  impossible," sho murmured,  "to reruns }ou!".-London Tit-Dits.  TOO FAT FOR PRISON.  A  Russian  cab-driver,   who  is  no-  was  torious for his immense girlh  sentenced to a shorL term of imprisonment for a minor olTer.co, and had  to bo released became tlio cells woro  too small for a man of his sizo.  Sunora's beautiful gray and whito  cal.  . Maria had been missed around tho  liouse, lately," except at meal -times,  and Aunt Sunora had , told Teddy  that very morning that if ho would  find out whero tho cat was staying  sho would give hiin a dime.  Maria paid no attrition to her visitors, but jumped down into her  queer nest and put a protecting paw  over her two litllo black babies who  weo now purring contentedly.  When' Toddy told Aunt Sunora  about Maria's new homo sho laughed  and said: "Sho does not mean to  havo these kittens taken away from  hcr, as the. la.st ones were. I suppose  shc thought thai if birds build nests  in troes to keep thoir children safe  sho would try raising hor kittens ia  ouo."  "You aro not going to lake Maria's  kittens away from her, nro yon,  Aunt .Sunora?" Teddy's voico had mi  anxious tone. t  "So, such a careful mother ought  to be encouraged._ I will let     Maria  death.'  Wcdderly���������"Y'ou look worried, old  man. What's the cause thereof"  Singleton (with a sigh!���������"Oh, several things." Wcdderly���������"Well, take  my advice and marry one of them  and let lho others go. I'vo had the  same experience."   .   Mamma���������"Ethel, wIk.c have you  been all this timo?" Ethi 1���������"Sitting vvith a sic*!: friend.': Mamma���������  ���������"Nonsense. I believe you'vo been  in the parlor aU the evening with  that Mr. Soflleigh." Ethel���������"Well,  ma,  he's love-sick."   )   Can you judge a man's income  by his wife's clothes?" "Ko, but  you can come pretty noar judging  his  outgo."  -.  may bo seen studying Trom life and  fiom cla.sic models The most Eu'-,  openn tiait piobnbly which should  strike the visitor would bo the fast  glowing iemand of tho woman to  tako her full shuic of life  The Japanese gentlewoman is no  longer canto nt to be a chatelaine, to  preside over a castle as reserved as  a hermitage She claims to have her  oonuons in public nfiairs Sho has  studied medicine, and is allowed to  piaclise. She has sent her datightcis  to Guton, andothev havo taken degrees in vrt. Theie aio lauy novelists and lady journalists, and (on .i  lower plane) a considerable number '  of gnls have entered the postal and  othcr dopaitmenls of tho civil ser-  vico.o  lt  has >iot    yet been contemplated'  that women should enter Parliament'  but tho wives of Ambassadors abroad J  have quite dropped thc reserve which  was as definite a barrier as the pui - ^  dah, and ,Jrnnkly obey all the   social _  etiquette of  thc    country  to     whicli ���������������  they may  be acciedited.     -Wives     ot^  the slatesm *n at home in  the   sanle  way '   are ��������� establishing qti'o.lly,  ..hut '  surely, their i olitical se.lons.   In connection     with   thc    war,  the gent'e-  -.women  of Japan  havo done all     for-  their soldieis which English     gcnUo- -  women  did for our troops m    Soutii  Afuca, with the single exception that **���������>  they have net tlu own up a   Florence  Nightingale jr sent a Lady Randolph  Churchill to the fiont ...  Int'lho  nursery  one    will   not     find  many cradles, and    tho tojs. are not  made  in Dirmingham.   At  the    tablo   ,  tho-food,  fortunately for their digestion,  is still na.tive. and for this rea-   '  son their doctors are not so busy as  ours of Harley street in carving the  human frame    Tennis is- only slowly  ingratiating  itself        Games do    not   '  appear so  necessary  to a people _at   ,  once    so   strenuous   nnd     (as far as  their women  kind  arc concerned)    so-?  sedentary.   Dut they are -'  \ ORAdOUS  READERS.  Thej   study English and    American  illustrated papeis very closely   Thcy  tako up  our  whims   and  our    jokes.    ,  Thcy nio determined, it is lo bo feared,  to  follow  us in  our minor vices  as in our chosen virtues, and tho up,  to dale girl  in Tokio  is lapidly   as-  sim.latmg the airs and graces of tho  smart  debutante  in   London.    She  is   .  coming   over  in    rapidly     mci easing  numbers to our London season      Sho  takes-nei���������trip��������� to���������New���������York���������os-    a -  maltei   of course.   You  wil!  iind   tho  }ollow backed Fionch novel  introduced, antl an    English girl  who spends'   s  a summer'in court    circles in Japan  woulcl find thnt there were few of her  foibles not understood.  Thc Japanese gentlewoman is by  instinct and preference light hcailcd,  merry, determined to see the best >a  life, ~prepircd to enjoy small i>lc?s-  urcs greatly, ond to minimize troubles* She has tho placid well balanced temperament which is natural  to a healthy young life 'Hie cynic  might ndd that it is equally to be  hoped she will inoculate us vvith her  inborn politeness, but I gather from  conversations with Japaneso that ,  they fear that elaboration of courtesy will be killed by our plentiful  saicasm. Flowers of speech which  aro quito pretty in the land of *lho  chrysanthemum have to be dropped  in our colder drawing rooms, and  when our fair visitors return it comes  upon them with a slight shock that  lho home stylo of politeness is tx  shade overdrawn. ^   v   4   ,ANOTHER PHASE.  No person can say with absoluto  authority just where the line betweon  decision of diaracter and undesiiablo  obstinacy should bo drawn, but many  persons attempt to  ao  it. ;  "I like my wife's prompt decisions  as to what she'd better do," said the  husband of Mrs Orlando Jo.ies,  "and I admire the firmness with  which she settles all disputed znat^  tors for the children; but the surprising obstinacy which she displays  concerning my affairs is a constant  surprise to me���������it seems so out ot  character!"   4      -    _    -  *���������   ....������������������ *- '1  ^ l\  'iir- *  <��������� jj-m  -  ' i. ".4  "i-i  J*l  'Mi  '���������fl  \ * ������_���������  --SB  ; rH  "  V,V|  ~Jii\  !__'  .'31  . .  I - 5Kt{���������  ' *-���������%**-������-'���������  Do  you  have many  accidents   on^  your line?"  asked  the caller    of  tho'  mustard   from drying i station  master.     "Oh,  yes,   somo  of  ���������*\t'i  ���������v'W.-'V-  *-\t'l tJt.  ' To  prevent _    ���������.  and caking'-in the mustard-pot add a (the  tiains, get  in  once  or  tvvico  littlo salt when making it. (week to  tl__Bl"  ���������������=������  i<  a  : *\ -^    ������r%-'ej  5W| -HMPP-BH-IWP-  SP_M1  ���������������������������  Is  1-  l'(  I.  I7*  I  i.1-  V'i  \  ��������� v  H  1 "*  Yi  \i  J?  i  lr-.  B-S  I; ���������**,--���������.  r  (sj-  1  *iaaa*amaaaaa*aaaaa*aaaaaaaa*aa*aaaaa������aaaaaaaaaaa**a*  1 A OREAT NAME & A GREAT PI  m  m  m  m  m.  if.  A great name  in business is won  on the strength  ot man}' years of  upright and honest dealing ��������� a  great Piano is  the result of the  best materialand -  skill in labor, directed by that  superior knowledge which belongs to wide experience and familiarly vvith tlie  highest ideals in  the art of piano  manufacture.  [  a  These are thc  reasons why lhe  Nordheimer Piano commands  the highest attention and patronage. Their  every note is  pure and musical  Thoy are iimmi-  faclurod for critical - aud high  class trade, their  very appreciation demands at  least some musical knowledge.  Wo would bo  glad to show  you thi.s artistic  piano ancl make  you acquainted  with its pleasing  possibilities.  ���������_���������  : Revelstoke Insurance  Agency  :��������� LIMITED  LOANS  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE  Trainmen Preparing   Schedule.  The committee of Canadian Pacific,  conductors, trainmen, brakemen, yurct-  uien and switchmen, who havo been  in session for several weeks, lnvve  completed the lirst part of their labors  so far its the preparation of now scliecl-  ulcs governing their wages unci conditions of labor aio conc-ei-neil, anil  have gone'to their homes lor Christmas. Tho now rates of wages that  they mean to claim and tlio conditions  of train working will lie submitted lo  lho superintendents in tho dilferent  divisions between Fort William nnd  St. John ai)d it is expected ihey vvill  kit in lhc subject of eniifeieni't's with  the coinpiny's oflk'i.tls. Lt is not expected that Ihey will come formally  befoie the management for somo lime  vet. Tlie new schedules \vill bo pte-  sontetl tin ough Hit: labor organizations  ol His tlill'ereiit classes of otnploycs  who have been in bet .inn.  The (it ami Trunk laihvay locomotive engincei- aio in daily confeicnce  wilh Mr Holdi, Hits stipe-inlcii lunt of  motive power, snbslaiiti.il progioss is  being niiide, but as to the final result  nothing cm jet bu saitl.  *******aaaa***aa������������������*******a a*a**���������������������������������������������������������������**���������**���������*******  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Published   ever}* Thursdny.    Subscription 82  per year.   Advertising rates on apiilicntlon.  Changes of advertisements must lie in befor  noon on Wednesday to insure insertion,  Job Printing ln all its branches promptly and  neatly executed.  Thursday, Dec. _8, 1905.  John Oliver Again.  "We were not surprised at Mr. John  Oliver, the representative for Delta in  the Provincial Legislature, making an  address before the Liberal Association  in this city it few days ago. It was  about time for Mr. Oliver's re-appearance before the public.. By-elections  are Mr. Oliver's particular weakness.  ,He can no more keep avvay from the  scene of a by-election than Dickens'  character could from the savory delights of a tripe and onion supper.  But by-elections cannot be had every  month and Mr. Oliver can only keep  bis hand in by speaking in this place  or that on the delinquencies and  shortcomings of the Provincial Government.  We must confess, however, to being  somewhat disappointed at Mr. Oliver's  speech on Thursday last. There vvas  the same vehemence; the same mysterious hints at the shocking manner  in which the affairs of the Province  are being managed by an administration which had not the good fortune  to include the member for Delta  among its members. But when all  that is conceded, we are bound to admit there is a distinctly musty flavor  about Mr. Oliver's address. Parts of  it were actually fly-blown and showed  the effect of the ravages of two years'  wear. We were again told that the  ���������Government - tookr^ofllee^without^-a"  majority in the House. Yet it has  managed to hold its place for more  than two years and has stronger support in the Legislature today thau it  had in 1ED3. Equally unfortunate and  unconvincing are Mr. Oliver's repiti-  tions of the "terrible condition"' of tbe  Province. It is not the first time that  Mr. Oliver has told us that "the farmers are being crushed by the iniquitous  system of taxation." More than a  year has passed since we first heard  that, yet today the farming community is as a whole more prosperous than  at any previous period in. twenty  years and some of them, like Mr.  Oliver himself, are waxing rich, adding farm to farm, pulling down their  barns to build greater ones, and  chuckling when thej- compare their  scale of taxation with that of their  neighbors in the State of Washington.  But Mr. Oliver still continues to  lament their lot although all the facts  are against his assertions.  Then Mr. Oliver denounces the Government's policy in regard to the lumber industry. He did so when it vvas  introduced last session and foretold  that it would check the progress of  the industry, work a great hardship  on those engaged in it and reduce the  revenue derived from it. The fact  that none of these things has come to  pass; that there has been extraordinary  development  in   the    industry,  whilo the revenue has largely increased, is ignored by Mr. Oliver. _ But the  electors are hot ignorant of these facts  and can scarcely fail to put a propei  value on Mr. Oliver's utterances, which  whether prophetic or historic are alike  discredited by events.  It would be interesting to know  whnt are Mr. Oliver's ideas of the  attitude which a provincial government should assume to proposals to  subsidize railways. When it is proposed to do anything of the kind Mr.  Oliver denounces such a policy as robbery by corpoiations. If a government sets'"its face against subsidies,  Mr. Oliver almost brings tears into the  eyes of those who listen to his description of produce rolling on the ground  because an incapable government has  not been able to devise a satisfactory  railway policy. It is possiblo that he  has no ideas on the subject, but is  merely vvaitiug for something to turn  up, meanwhile condemning thc Government for what it does or fails to do.  Mr. Oliver is lhe most voluble and  the most agiriessive of the members of  the Opposition. He hits, however,  failed evon in the opinion of many  men of bis own p.uty, to make out  any case of condemnation of the Government by the electorate. Still less  has he done anything to cause Lhe  voters-to desiie to place Mr. Oliver in  office. lt may be verj-sad: it maj-  betoken the densest kind of failure to  recognize Mr. Oliver's ability: still  more his consuming zeal to bo entrusted with power. But the fact cannot  be denied that the Opposition has  entirelj' failed to make out any case  against- the Government, or to show  anj7 reason why it should be put in  the hitter's place. That such is the  case is due in no small degtee to Mi.  OH ver.���������News-Ad vei User.  McBride Wants Terms.  Hon. Kiehaid McBiiJe, Premier of  Biitish Columbia, was at the King  Edwaid, Turonlo, last "week.  Ilis chief inis-iuii e.iol w.is to get  some assuiaiice fiom the Dominion  Govei nmonl lii.it thii province would  got hotter terms.  "You maj' say thai an election will  take place in duo ronr.e. I take strong  objection" ho s.tid to the Toionto Telegram '-to the treatment of the piovince bj' the Marine nnd Fisheries Dt-  p irlment. In tho othor pro. iticcs tlic-  Dominion has, iu accoid.uiee vvith lhe  B.N. A. Act, built tho v. hai ves on ah  navigable waters. In Biitish Columbia they have all been built by thi  province, save a low e_ceplious>. In  lhe Maritime Piovinccs the cost of  maintaining lho fisheries has been  borne bj* the Dominion, whilo British  Columbia has, had io protect and  propagate its own fisiiei ios. W'e have  icccived about 25 cents for every dollai  paid by us .is fisheries revenue  to. the  Dominion."  -*���������.   Eitz_Loses-HisJWife   Sax Fraisxisco, Dec. 21.���������Leon  Friedman, manager of Bob Fii/^im-  nions, the prize fighter who sulfered  defeat Wednesdaj- night, has leceived  this despatch fiom Xew York :  "Am leaving New Yoik forever.  Took step a week ago long contemplated. My "attorney's letter should  reach Bob todaj'.  JULIA."  This message vvas the first intimation Fifzsimmon . had that his young  wife, whom he married here July 25,  1003, had deserted hnn. Tt w.is a body  blow to the old pi i7C fighter and he  wept when told of it. He said she hpd  gone with Charles Miller, head of the  Franklin Manufacturing enrapanj-, of  Franklin, i'n., who knew her before  sho married Fi1/.  Fitzsiinmons is crushed over his misfortunes. To Io=e his wife and a fight  in one week is pietly bad hick. His  friends consoled him, but hc would not  be comforted.  Fitz's wife, Mis. Julia GifTord wn? a  member of the "Johnny Comes Marching Home" company, whom ho met in  Chicago.  Notice.  On and after January 1st next the  barber shops vvill close each evening  at 7:30 o'clock, excepting Satin days.  J. A. Morgan,  Roy MacDonald,  WANTED TO RENT���������A. ..Piano bj  tlie montli, ".ipplv at the HiiitALi;  office.  ' Hen a* Hat-gain nuiitera  Thls perennial Joke abost the 1ot������  of women for bargains wearies me,*  said a bright business woman the oth-  er day. "With most presumptuous  superiority men charge our sex witU  as extravagant zeal for bargains, but  I see enough of business men to assure me that they are just as eager as  .women are to get an article at a few  cents less than the usual price.  "Mr. A  ls a generally extravagant man ln his personal expenditures,  but he Is keen after bargains. The  other day he came into our offices  ���������wearing an air of great satisfaction  and his Jubilation had no other foundation than the discovery of . street  stand where "seconds" in lead pencil*  Qvere sold at two cents each.  "* " 'If yon know a good pencil when  you see it,' he explained, 'you can  rummage in the pile and pick out five  and ten ceDt pencils at two cent*  each, or three for five.  " 'Ard that reminds me of another  tar gain. Yon know the ten-cent cigars I smoke? Well, there ls a ilttlo  shop down near the ferry where you  jc. n_g������t th ���������_i^_four_f-r_ a q*cia_tpr___I  [Just heard of the place, and ran down  there at lunch time and filled by pockets.   Oreat bargain.'  "And -would you blleve ft, that matt,  whose transactions run into the millions, went on telling my employer of  bargains ln clothes,   stationery,    etc.,  and Mr. B stopped In the midst of  bis estimates on a big contract to note  addresses and   to tell   Mr.   A    of  bargains he had discovered In neck-  ,-wea.r and shoes and household sup*  piles.  "Yet women are said to monopolize  the bargain-hunting dlseas*."  TIMBER NOTICES.  Notice Is hereby given tluit thirty ilnys ntter  dute 1 Inti-nel lo. npi'-ly to tlio Chief foinralS-  sitmerof Limit-find Works for a sr-eci'il liconsn  lu cul and enrrv uwr.y .thnl-er irom ilia follmv-  ini; do-jiTlbcd litn.is, ..mnlo In Ibe Osoyon!-.  Division of Ynlo Di-li-lcl ubout sewn liiUm up  the nortii fork of Ch.. ry Creole:���������*  Xo.'l. Commoneliitr nt n post on the north  hunk, running west _) ciiuin-1, llioneo suntti So  eJiiOn.- thenee cast _.> ehain.-s, tlieiiee north fctl  chains to point ol comuioneomout.  Dated Nov, _:Jr<l, WWi.  (IEORG1C J!. CAM. tlKlX.  No 2. Commeneina- at ������ post on tlio norlli  tinnlc of Ilie nortii fork of Cherry ereek, ahon!  seven iniles up tlie eroelc, riuiitlni; east 80  i-lnUiis. thenee norlh Su ehains, llioneo west 8vi  cluiiiis tlieiiee Koulli _J einiius to point of ooni-  meiieeiiiont.  Dated Nov. 23rd, IW.').  ..  (JEOIKSK IJ. CAMPIHST.I..  No. 3. Coinmer.elii:; at a post on"the norlli  hank of the norlh fori: of i.'herry ereek, about  '���������isht niile.s up tlie ereek. riiinilns norlli Wl  i-hains, tlience east ..> ehuins. tlietit-c-hoiuli Ml  ehnlns, Ihenee westso e-hnlns to point of commencement.  Dated Nov. L'lrd, 1<v*i.  i. I.O IC.]: H. CAMPIIl-LL.  No. 1 Ci-imtneiu-lii,' at a post on the r.orlli  bank of llic nortli fori- of Chene i reel., "hoi I  iilut1 inile*. up tlte . reek, rt.nnln/no-til 'u  cluiiiis. thenee cast ho eliulin, them e souih iti  chains tliencowttst HJ ch.0n-j lo point of com.  meiiicuiciit.  Dulud No\. 23rd, l'JOj.  J, 11. M.U'KCNZir.  No. fi Comincnotn*-- at a poslon tlio south  hank of tlie not lh fo-!. of <;herrj prcok, iibnul  eieven milc-i up tlio creek. rtniuiiM east si  eliains tlicucc noitli SU elialli-. tlieiu o west til  .-hains, Ihenee south su chain-, lo poJnt. of com  Illt-llCClllOIll.  Natod Nov. 21 tli, l'JUj.  .1   n   MACKr.NZIK  Datcd Nov, _lth, l'JUj.  J. H. -lAGKLK-lC.  No 7. CoinmcnelnEr tit a pobt about tu-e-hnlf  uiie from thc soutli hauk of tho north furkol  .herr) creek, running easl !>i) t'h���������in-, Ihence  torth .10 eluiins, liic-itct- ueslk.1 chains itiotiee  soutli SU chains to point of ci'iiiiucnceuicut.  Dated Nov 2 tth, I-iJi.  Gi.ouor. u "fia:ri'iu:_l.  No 8 Cnmmonrlni; at a post ou the norlli-  ^-ast bank of tlic south fmkof the north ioik  if Chcuy tree'., ab uit onc-nr.lf mile up the  -teek, ruunliii; noilh fu chains, llienco west bO  eliains, thence south .SJ ehains, theneu custb.l  eluitus to pjint of c.'ui-Ciiccmoui.  Dated Nov 21th, 1005.  GLORGi: B   CAM PI!ULL.  No 9. Commencing at a pet on (lie north-  .-ast bank of tue south folk of tlic nortii fork ot  Ohcnj cieek, aboul one half mile up the  -reek, running south ������1, ciiains Liienee cast SU  ���������liulns, tlience nortli fcU chnins thuncu west SO  haliib to point of eomii.ciicemciit.  Daled Nov. 21th, WIM.  _  -    _ J. ������, macki:nzu:.  No. 10. CommoncinK at a post about one  mil mile irom tlie norih-cnst bank of tlic  .outh foik of ihe north fork of Cherr-, cieek  tnd abouLonc ancl one htiH miles up thc creek  . mining soutli bl) ehnin-', thenee casts, chains  hence north 8') chant-?., Ui. nee west SU ehains  o point of commencement.  Dated Nov. 2itu, 1005.  J. I)   MACKENZIE.  ������^-.._7... .. -. ___- ...���������_*,...__ .ji .r-mi-.���������������__������_������____���������  OPERA HOUSE  _������3-t������*.l _���������_, '_���������_'-'__  NEW TEAR'S KKBT  JANUARY  ist,  1906.  Updcr auspices C.W.O.W.  _������-__������__,__ JL U. ...MMHAtM.1 _ IIU.IU till  -'     REVELSTOKE  J lint  .losin'ir Mr.1_.10s_, niFrc-roii.  ._.uji.-.jiv.._,|lmiiiin.iLij-1..-_ij_-.-  GOOD g  Music,Ssng:ng,Dancing  Big Bance and Supper  AFTER THE SHOW  ������������������������__u.mj������J-     JM../.V^__-_g_������IT_lli-.l..lJl.   .tl  Prices 4, 6, and 3  i i.-iiij-iir-n^nT_i1..JiiJJ-y-Ui-._������ui-i������������-  900J&00.&&&0000-00000000&0&  i Bankhead Coal  aa*aaaa**e*aaaa*a**aaaaaaa   t^*AAA/^AAAAy>AAA^^i*^AAAAJiAA  FANCY CAKES  AND COKFECTIOHEP-Y  a  a  a  a  o  a  a  a  a  ���������  a  a  ���������   9  ������ .      ,   ..     . ��������� O  ��������� Daiit-ca unit Private Parties Catered To. ���������  s           Kull stock nf ICxcelleut Candies. ���������  o   a  I A. E.  E3SNMSON,:.   ���������  ct M.-wla.ti.-.ic. Aveimo. ���������  ��������� ������  9*o**a***99**aaa**********  ll you want  tlie  above wo  can *  supply you with anything in litis *  lino.. J  TKY OUtt ���������  WHOLI-iOMH *  White ae_d Ore.-si Bread %  0 3 nss ansl Buns S  HOBSON &  BELL  mt^^iisisJ  iff!  BAKERS il'i'.U ee..F������CT.BM5RS  i.iObhaml Complutc Lmo of Groceries.  The, British Columbia  Employment Agency  Iu com-.eelion with Agencies at  VANCOUVER, SEATTLE  CALGARY,  WINNIPEG  '     AND   EASTERN   CITIES  All kind-- of help supplied on t>hoi lest noiice.  LW-BERMEN'S  KELP A   SPECIALTY  Applications  pion-ptlv   attended   to.     Ollice  Queen _ llotul ISlotk    1>. O Do_ 2-18.  R. tt. RQZmS,    -   MANAGEB  Kcic-lato-e, Ji C.   -  | -PELLEW-HASVEY,  BYANT & GILKSAM  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVKR, 15 C.      Kitablislicd 1800  ASSAY WCR CT-IL DESCRIPTIONS $  s    L'KDEF.TY.fH. l  Te.t-cmndo up to 2,000lbs.        ���������      ,  A spccialt-t made of checking Smelter  Pulpa. - ���������  Sample, from the Interior by mail or ������  W   express promptly attended to.  **      correspondence dolieiied.J  VAHCO.VEB, D. C.  Wholesale'and Retail  Eish Men chants  ST  Ko fteed f*r Cook nooka.  "Wt have little use for cook boolca  In onr town," Raid the man from Al<  yuguerque, N. M.    ' .f'  *rWhy, don't yo_ eat?" he asked.  "Tes," he answered, "and that's  iwhy we do not use ������hem. H we did  ���������yerythlng would be cooked wrong."  "How's t_at7"  "Well, you see, we are so high np."  **I don't understand."  "W������ are nearly 6,000 feet abofe sea  level���������almost a mile. Water normal*  ly bolla at 212 degrees; with us IS  bolls at 202 degrees. Consequently  everything cooks slower with us than  In places lower do'wn. The coott  books are based on the normal degree  of heat and cold effect. Tbey are use*  less to us; we have to make up our  own recipes. Farinaceous food Ilka  beans, corn and ������uch, has to be left a  longer time in water or lt ls moisture-,  less when we go to eat lt. We have  Ito modify our recipes as to eggs,  feaklng powder and the like too."  This may explain, If followed up,  some features ln cooking ln the way]  that "mother used to do." The hint  Ia recommended to brides for trial ca  their husbands. Find ������ut SflWf  ggi&tf ujed Ja Ulh    ' A ��������� Ax t '-.'i.',W< i  Egg Size  Delvereci  ���������  $9.00  tove  tt  ������<  9.00  Nut  ������  i<  8.50  Orders left at P.  Burns & Company's  Office will receive most  prompt attention.  F. SV-cCarty, Agent  All kinds of Fish, Salmon,  Halibut, Cod, Smoked Salmon;  Kippers, Bloaters, shipped to  all points.  Write for Prices  Jas. I. "Woodrow  -RUTcCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  Al] orders promptly filled  ������������T._?_i*4"   RBYBiSTOHH. B.S  A clinic t- solection of Christie Brown  and Co'. li^ctiili direct from the fac-  t <ry at Ilobson & Hull's.  KUIINIS-III-D KOOM TO JU-NT-  Mtickenf.it; avenue, npplv for par-  ticulitis ������t thc IJErtALn ofllce.  U R A OUS tomer we would  liko to havo try our SPECIAL  cigar, BROWN'S   CIGAR STORE.  At Ilobson & Bell's cun be Jinil thi.s  sciisons p,ick of tomatoes corn, pens,  .liciins. pumpkins tipples and funis of  .-ill kind-.  LOST���������An open-fneed T8k. gold watcb  Ii-iidoi- will recpive n liberal reward  on teliirning same to the Herald  OUlce.  GOAb!  When   you   wunt Mil isfuctory  Ii.iiiiiioij    nv  Hiise  I.ui-ner  Coal  '    Try the Sunii-Autliiacite Crow's  Nest Conl  $9.50  Orders left nt I_iwience Hard-  wato Store pron.ptly attended  to.  SWAN  CARLSON     ���������     A(?ent.  P13U  TON  | R..K0W33M &'GQ>,' FUKEiRAL D.REGT0RS,::-EKBALfi_ERS  c*ffai_a^_-yTZ_������_i^.VJ'iT_t''..ar.l%L_e--  THE RSIVELSTCK1 WINE & SPIRIT CO.  limi r i:d.  Import direct from Countiy of origin.  WHOLESALE     DEALERS     ONLY.  3  ?<E__  3_?,__:-V-5E_J_l,TSOK:ii3-  33.  O,  n!EH____n__E____-__>_������______E__  -WWW5WCT  GUT   YOUR    EYES    EXAE^ENED   FREE  A l.u <4C v.nicly  of. Gl.i-.si'. itlw'.ijs  kept  in _toek heie  Try .a pati on  ���������w e g iia r.i n tee :i  poil'ect (il.  If yon require  anything- in Jewelry  it ii here for you.  ' A complete _tock  ot the light class  of goods.  J. GUY BARBER,  JeweE-e?*, Optician  Wholesale &  Fish and Game in Season.    '-  First Street,.  -. Bevelstoke, B. C.  PRIME   BEEF.     PORK. "MLTTON'.; SAUSAGE..;  ��������� 'r s    >ISH AND' GAME 'IN~ SEASON.!.... / s-J>������; _  e_j_u___aa_u_4  ____jji.ii_-_.__^..._. -TT"-!  f'jA)  **"        ^^  -REOPENED  i REMODELED  Union Motel Restaurant  -V.I.S. R-cKstrsck, Manageress. '-  .*'  Open at all hours.  -Aeal Tickets Essued.  '.Short Orders tastefully served. .  '*..-,  Rates Moderate.  OTEL  CT0R  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  , One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  .City.   \ J:~ .'���������.'.., .  ' Free Bus meets all trains.  Hourly-Street Car. - *  tf  Fare 10 Cents  Front Street  LOANS *��������� NOTARIES     * ^  IBBALD & FIELD  HAVE  ses and Lots  SALE  IN ALL  PARTS OF THE CITY  !nSURANCE  COMOXi COAL  >AAAAA^^^AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA^'tAAAAA^^^AAAAAAAAAJl^^>AAAA^  V  p������*tr  SAgjfei,  ZAP  2CO-T & JIItICC.3  B-rrl������tcrt, Sollrttnr-, J:tr.  SolIClttirs tor Molsons lunlt.  rirpt Street  JteMilstokc, H. r.  f|ARVJ{Y, M'CAllTKH * PINKHAM  B���������rrl8lert, Solicitori, Etc.  Solicitors lor Iinjieri-1 Hnnk ofCnnada.  Compnny liintts tolonn ntS percent.  First Stkkkt, RevoIstokeB. C.  Du. Morrison  DENTIbT  Officio���������Lawr������Rce Ilarclwurc Co. Block���������VpsUlw  QaltCoaS  $8.70 PER SINGLE TON  Reduction  made for large quantities.  Delivered to any part of tbe city.  Oiders left at the I*i\vience Hardware  Store, or at Smythe's Tobacco  Store, promptly attended to.  ALSO  200  Cords  Wood  WELL SEASONED  $4.00 per Two-Rick Cord.  J. C- HUTCHISON,  FIRST ST.  Miss Ethel Dever,  , A. T. CM.,  TEACHER OF PIANO  & VOICE CULTURE  STUDIO   AT   THE   PARSONAGE.  Wood for Sale.  Having established a permanent  wood yard, the citizens can depend on  getting first class dry wood at all  times,  "    ROBERT SAMSONj  ___i caq������  -tiEDfCAS.' PRACTICE IN CHINA,  All PhyslcHni   Pave   the   Native   Doctors  Hk7. Troubles or Their tl wu.  Dr. Johnson, a well-known medical  missionary, who was ln New Orleans  just before the attack on Tien Tsln,  : :told eome curious- and interesting  things ahout practice among the Chinese. "They ore very trying patients,"  'be said, "anil make a strong demand on  end doctor's Christian forbearance. To  begin with, no Chinaman can be tiuat-  od to tell the truth about the history of  his case; he simply will not follow directions, and if possible, he will upset  the treatment by eating all sorts of outlandish things on the sly���������such delicacies as green, peanuts, pickled pl<$'_  stomach, decayed flsh roes, raw turnips  and Chinese pears, which are as haras a rock and about as nutritious a>  sawdust.  "Our   mission   hospitals   mado   tha  mistake at the outset of treating everybody gratuitously, and the consequ*nco  iwas that they weie overrun with people who were amply able to pay, and  (Who had no sympathy whatever with  the cause.    There was absolutely no  sense  in giving away  our time and  medicine to such a class, and at present the mission hospitals have a fixed  Schedule of charges,  rangiug from 5  "cash," or about a quarter of a cent,  for a quinine powder, to 2,000 ������ish for  a minor surgical case.   The bona fido  paupers, of course,  are treated  free.  One of the large hospitals at Chefoo  tried the experiment of posting a notice that patients "would be expected to  deposit whatever the'y were^able to glva  lu a box fastened to the front gate, and  a charitable German visitor started the  thing off by putting in ������5.   During tho  first month over 900 cases were treated,  Indoors ln clinic, and the box was then  opened.   It was as empty as a drum.  Even the ������5 had  disappeared.    After  .that tho fee system was  introduced.  .The missionary doctors,are occasionally, called ln by the wealthy classes,  and generally charge a good, round fee  (or such service.   I was sent for last  Bpring to prescribe for the mo_he������ of a  rich magistrate, and was informed ^hat  _  would bave to feel  her  pulse  by  deans of a silk cord extending out  from the bedroom.    I W6nt through  the solemn farce, nnd charged $20 'for  style.'   Subsequently I saw my patient  face to face.  "A good deal that has been written  about the strange methods of the native .practitioners Is all  moonshlne/V  continued Dr. Johnson, "but the truth  Is singular enough without any embellishment.   The first task of a Chinas  medical student upon entering th'e Imperial College at Shanghai ls to learn  the 300 'life spots' in the human body.  IA 'life spot' is supposed to be a place  through which a needle inay be passed  -,  (without causing death. -The .Chinese  believe firmly in demoniacal possesion, and their doctors* do a great deal  of   stubbing ,and   prodding   to make  ., -  holes for the purpo'se.of letting out tha  evil spirits that are causing the sick-,  nese. 11 waa .called to see one .poor lel->'  : - low who wae dying of jaundice, and  -'   counted over eighty punctures in his  chest and arms.    The Chinese practitioners had furnished the demon "with  ;     plenty'of exits,,, but he'declined to de-  '     part.,. When & criminal is executed the  " ��������� .native' doctors are nearly always' on  - band to" secure sections of theVbody. to  >     nae in compounding thfc'ir medicines.  U, 'A powder-made of^the thighibones^ia  ' i .'believed to"be a specific'tor the disease  known to,science as 'miner's anaemia,'  'which is caused by a parasite, and easily controlled by propw remedies. Sore  ���������*������yes/due to"chronlc cold, or 'catarrhal  ophthalmia,' as it is called technically,  ,  Is a very common malady .in China,  - "* and is treated with an astonishing pre-  ~   Bcrlption'composed ~of..powdered .san-j  dalwood, the 'skin' of eggs and an oli  made by boiling monkeys' toes.  "I oould go on by the hour recalling  other  preparations "equall>, fantastic  There ls absolutely nothing approach-^  Ing system in'Chlnese medicine    It ia  based wholly on-humbug and mystifi-  ^    cation, and that; is the'reason why'so  many strange and outre substances are  "*   employed as remedies.   The idea' is to  awe the patient  It is an amusing fact  -that during my stay ln Chefoo I treated  Dvery doctor in the city. They wouldn't  take their own nostrums.    That wus"  '   carrying the joke too far."���������New Orr  leans Times-Democrat.  _M_������?0G  Sewing done by the day ortaken in,  -luirgo $1.25 n day, for the winter  season.  M3SS.NORDAL.  Apply to Miss Benson at Cressman &  Morrison's tailor shop.  -jf. Jf. jf. jf.*_*. Jf. .*_. jf. .^. Jf. jf. . _s Jf. Jf- _r. __������ jf. jf. jf. jf. jf. jf.������._.*_. Jf. _-.  l*1 IJ.I'^rf^? 1J.I IJ.I ������4,J fl ft J^i !$,������ ff14,114,' ff f������ ff !,������������ ff ff ijj.11.J.J ff 14,1 ff fr  f.  NOTICF.-  Notico Is hereby given that nil application  will b_ mm!- 10 tlu- Icglslati\o Assomblj ��������� f  iliu Province of llritish Columbia, in us nest  session f ir nn Act to Incorporate aeumpan> to  Iio call.it "J Iio Kniii Icioiim And Vc How licit'.  I'nss Knllwav Compimv "with power to 0011-  "truct, itjuip mil 01 orate nlluonf rnliwav  front a point at or near Kamloops thoti.u  riiritini; 111 11 northt.ll-, tilnt'liou followli-g  tho vnllevs of the North Ihompson rher, tin-  t'tincc river tt_d Mt Lciinan'H creek to a point  ���������it or netirleto liumo C'aclio in tho I'rov lure  of Bililsh Columbia uiih all .mil poucrs >is  nav be necessary nut! expedient lor the construe lion nntl operation 01 s llii line of Italhiav  an . with power lo purchase antl tle\clop untl  con\c-v over it-t Plitht of _ aj, clct'trlt power,  anil lo veil nntl distribute the same willilu the  stiltl I'rov Inco of British Columbia ami with  {tower toiuquire and operate steam boats antl  terries in connection with the Rallwaj, and  licit ]])������_ to ifTei't a junction with any line  of rniiwtn to be con--triit ted from tho bouth to  1 point at or nct.r Kamloops, or with tlio Can  >dluii I'ticlHc l.tiilwn>at that point and also  with 11113 rallvvai coming westward through  the _ellow Head Vats,  iiated nt \ nmoiitcr, British Columbia, till  j.h daj of December, A D , l'JUo.  -UP-CR ������. GRI1TIN,  l'.ojtil Bank Chambers, Vancouver,  British Columbia,  dl 1 Ow .Solicitors for Applicants.  The Leading Merchant Tailors  Don't order a Suit because it is cheap. Order it  because it will be becoming*, fashionable, durable and  comfortable. The best is the cheapest. We make the  best. In making a Suit we give advice when wanted and  we accept advice when a customer desires to give it.  Every now and then you are confronted with the  question, " Who's Your Tailor "���������Cresssman & Morrison,  of course.  ti ne  ������/.   J.    LECHT-URN-, Manager.  NEWLY BU__,T AMD FUHHJSKED  STRiCLY HRS-"-GLASS  TIIE   BAR    IS"   SUPPLIED.  WITH BEST BRANDS  WINES, LiQUOKS AHD CIGARS  AR ROW!-. E AD, - B. C.  First-class Livery and Feed Stables, Saddle Horses.  Single and Double Rigs   for   Hire   on   Reasonable  Terms.    Turned out Clean and Neat.  FOR   SALE  Corporation of the City of  Revelstoke  Notice re Voters' List for 1806  .       The Leading1 Merchant Tailors.  . jf. Jr. Jr. Jr. .*K Jf. .*K Ji;. jf. Jf. Jf. Jf. Jf, Jf. Jb. Jf. Jf. Jf. jf. jf* Jf, Jf. Jf. Jf. .'  ������������������14,1 ft-ft ff 14,1 ffijf ff '4,' '4-' lV ,47TJi>,4? Vst**^ptip vp*+^ *4>**+1 Tt*tp*  The attention of persons wishing to qilllifj to  vote .is " Householders " or ' Licence Holders"  tt the .Municipal I'leetioiis to lie held in Januar>  1-tlO. is called to the fict that forms of decl.ir-  il on may bc ootatlied antl the neccssttrv dccliir-  itio'i 11 uio up to and including December 8UU1,  lllst int  Section 3 of 11 e Act provides that "no declar  R-iou sll ill bo actcntf.1 by tho Clerk unlets  tl lucre I to hun within 48 hours aftei it is made,  prot l'uI ill tlecl-ir.it.oils sh ill he delivered before  j 0 c lock in lhc afternoon of tlio iU> on w Inch the  list is closed hy tlte Clerk " ~ ,  .r J' '3 untl otheis taking the declaritions -u ill  ple.ise note the hour as well as the date on tho  forms when ti'o declaration is made n___-.  Decemhcr 31st. falliiif; 011 Suntla> this j ear, the  list \\ ill be closed at 5 o'clock 111 the afternoon of  cite 20th  Tl 0 term " Householder is thus defined bj tl.o  amendei Act��������� " *      v^^ '  " 'IIousoliQlilo. .' sh.ill c\leiitl to and include  c\er\   rcrstm^vho  holds   .un? occupies a  t.   \ tlwellniK, tenement, hotel or boarding hou-.c  --      or any pait or porti in oLiiilwclliTig^cnement  ***      hotel 01  ho.udni- house  Mitlnn a Miiuici'  -  pality  who I as puld threctl-, to tho Muuic.-  t      p.ilit\, rates ta>.es or fees of not less than  two dollars uuring tho curieut >ear."       '������������������'  ^ '    H    FLOYD,"      '  ,   ; ^      Z   d'y Clerk  ���������'.   .      "-^-.OTICB.       - X  ���������iiKoticc" is hereby given thatl inter- to apph  at tlie ne-vt meeting of thc Hoard of Licensing  Commissioners for, tho citv of lici elsrcike, for  the transfer from me 10 Kobert T.anghton of  it-\p;stoltc. II. C'���������.of tho retail liquor licence  held b\ juc in respet t of the" premises at Kev  elstoke know 11 ns the \ ictorla Hotel.  Dated thislSth December. IOCS  d21 3il ' W. Jt. BRO^ N.  ������$Hfrfofr*$H$.*$H3H:tl ty ity tytytytytytytytytytytytytytyi,  ������   LAWRENCE    HARDWARE   Co.,   Ltd.   1  We invite  you   to come and inspect +  Our Stock of Xmas Presents, including : ��������� Butter Bowls, Tea Sets,  Roger's Plated Ware of all kinds.  Cut Glass Goods, Sterling Silver  "V. Noveltise, all kinds ot-Skates   direct  ty from the manufacturers,   Carvers   in ty  t Cases, Fancy Lamps, Pocket Knives, o     ty  Razors and Boys' Watches. - ty  J|   PRICES TO SUIT ALL PURCHASERS   %  tytyty ty ty ty ty ty tytytytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytytyty  FOR   SALE  ���������At a Bargain if Sold Tills Month���������  ONE RESIDENCE  In Centi.il Pait of the Cilj, and One  Lot 50 x 100.  A GOOD RANCHE  80 Acies, close lo town, 3^ acies of  Wliieli cm be eas-li c-le.u oil. SiiiLtble foi  Hay and Slixcd T.'lining-. Apply foi  particulai. at I11SKALD Oflice.  60 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  I Rouble Value for t/bur Money  g That is what you get when }ou gel one of our  I Stylish   Up-to-Date   Suits  g __ -,    -ji   ,7   - t   ,.       ,^'m     * c,  g "       First���������You'get your monej's worth in Stjjle'and Comfors  & . Second���������^You get jour money's worth in Fit and;.Wear.^  IKNIQ H-TU? ail*.v"DE������INE:-  Trade Marks  DEStGHS  Copyrights &c.  Anyono nen din ff a slietcli nnd doacrlntlon may  Qtilokly (uscortaiii our opinion froo whether an  invotition is probnbl7pntcutii>lo Oonimunioa-  tlon-Btrictlyconfldontlpl. HA'JDBOOK on Patents  sent froo. Oldest nROiicj'lorHocuiuitrpatonts.  Ptttoins talren throa(.h Munn & Co. receive  special notice, without chnrcto, lutho  $  A handsomely IIhiRtrotetl t. cekly, Tifir'.ost circulation of nny scienttUti lournul. Terms, tS a  year; four months, $L Sold by ull nowsdonlors.  WUNNSGo.3316'^^ New York,  Brancb OIBco, 026 P BU Wnsblnzton. D. C.  Orders   left   here   for   Firewood    promptl}"*    filled.  Dry Fir,  Hemlock and Cedar.  Five-Acre Blocks of this well  known Farm  are Offered  for Sale Now at 1  PROMPTLY SECURED  Wc solicit tne business of Miui.fictnrcr3,  Engl, ecrs tind others i\ l-o re. tli/o lite nil- inability of li-Mns their Pntcnt bnsi. <;->'; ti--isactcd  byJIvports. rreiii_inaiyiid\ ice free. Clurgjs  moderate. Onr lnventor'3 AdvSsti lent upon request. Mar.onSt Marion, Rcg'd., Kev. York I,ife  hlas, Montreal: aud Washington, D.C., U.S.A.  -tl-  Merchant' Tailors,  Mackenzie Avenue  f~       v     ir       ������������������    'jir-       ^-������   - -    -w  Revelstoke, B.C.  -_. -e      it 1$.     "~- "^    j. **-**    i     i* \        ���������f    f  ���������*-     (f r  LOYAL ORANGJ- LODGE No. 165S.  "Bc/nhr meetings aro held Inthe  OtldtclliittS Hull on the Third Fri-  a . dtty of each month, at 8 p ra sharp.  J' Visiting brethren cordiallyinvitea,  J A _CIJ_SON, W. M  K. J 1 AG&LRT, Ree -Sec.  .     ^   KOOTENAY STAR,*R. U. P.      **  Meets'on first Tuesday of ei cry month, in  r. O. O  F. Hall.*       -     -  -ii  ACHESON. W.fP.  K. J 1AG_E_1, Keg.  Sl-Te ta Illamiuatlng Oas.  Ban Francisco physicians ore studying the most remarkable drunkard that.,  baa ever come under their observation.'  Bis name Is William A. Asbell and ha  (a a confirmed, and cunning slave to 11'  Jumlnating gas.  _ Asbell declare- gas ls a better intoxl-  eant than liquor and a better "dope"  than ether, morphine, opium or cocaine. He Is' hopelessly enslaved by  the habit, and will lie, steal or resort ta  any trick for a chance to place bis  mouth over a gas jet, turn the knon  and fill his lungs with the fumes. Phy*  elclanfl eay the stuff will certainly klU  bim. -  . Asbell says the sensations that fol-  ,9 - (ow an inhalation of gas axe far more  . pleasant than those following the taking of a dose of any drug. "You feel as  if you were floating in air," he says.  "But lt gives you a terrible cough. - It  catches me in the chest sometimes, and  -.-Mlhan-I have to sutler. Yet that passes  away after a time. Gas has pretty  nearly the same effect as ether, except  [that''when you take ether you feel aa  (if you wero choking. With gas you da  not feel that way. When you He down  after taking gas there are dreams���������  (beautiful dreams���������that lift you away  {Crom tiie earth, way from pain,-to tha  iVary gates of paradlce. Of course, when  . .you wake up you feel bad, and especially about the .chest But a depressing  (feeling follows the uso of any goou  (flrug. I don't care for any of the drugs  Chat physicians give to kill pain, so  [long a^ I can' get a breath, of gas now  ������nd then.'  Asbell has been a railroad man, and  Ills slavery to the gas habit was discovered while he was in a railroad hospital/ He did not te_pond to treatment  and physicians discovered that he was  ���������urreptltiousir taking gas. They tried  Ito break him of h, hut could not, and  pent him from the _o&pltal. Now ha  4s at tbe City, and County Hospltt. ,  and, ln spite of all warnings and all  -precautions, slips to a gas Jet two ot  three times a day end inh^los a largo  quantity of the -tuff. Ho Immediately  Calls into a sleep of several hours.  Cold Range Lcdsro, it. cf  P.,  tlio. 2C, -O-eiGtckG, B. C.  M-LrS EVEIY WLDXESDAY  I't in���������Oddfello\\. Hall at 8  o'clock Si .ling Knights are  cordially invited  J. _   &C01T,   ('. C.  ' &tewa'{T Mcdonald, k. of r. a. s.  JI. A, BISOW^ M   of F v  -    ^ I.OTICE. t     p  - .otlco is hereby giv en th. t tliirty daw after  dale I intend to apply to tlic Chief Commissioner of Lands and \\ orks b\ a special license  to cutand carrj a������ay timberfrom the following described lands situate in W est^Kootcnaj  district: n ~ ���������, .  1. Commencing at a post planted atA.Mo-  Leod's souih west corner, thence north 80  chains, theneo east 80 chains, thence south 80  t hajis, thenee^west 80 chains to point of commencement.       ~*   '.  2." Commencing at a post planted afJ. T.  Fanner's soutii west cornor, thence east 80  chaius, thence south SU chains.thence west 80  chains, theuce north 80 ehains to point of com-  meucemeut. ' ,  - r  H. YOUNG.  Revelstoke, B C7 October 24th, 1B05    ,   -     .  i^A^/VVV^AAVVVVVV/^rVVAiV^A^AA  BSCEE______a  NOTICE.,  Notice is liereb} gn en that rn daj softer date I  intend to anplv to tliu lion Chief Loinuns^ioner of  Ljiuls and Woiks foi a, special licence to cutand  c.rrj ai a-, timher from the followip������ described  ldiuts, situ'itetl in West Kootena) discnct  Commencing at a post planted at A. Mc-  Leod'ssouthwestcomer post, tlience south SO  chain"*, thence east SO chains theme north 80  chains thence westso chaius to pointof commencement.  D. CAMERON.  Bevelstoke B C , October 24th, 1905.  NOTICE.  Notice ib herebj-given that 30 days after date, I  intend to apply to the Hon Chief Commissioner of  ' NOTICE.  sfrV  SEWING MACHINE-  ROLLER BEARINCi .  . HIGH GRAOB."*,  Will Make a Beautiful  Qountry Residence, for City  People during the Summer  Mpnths.  . Will grow the Finest Fruit  and Garden "Vegetables on the  Gontinent.  Terms of Payment cahrbe  arranged.:  ,  %\  \i  There is no more acceptable   'Xmas-  re- -  membrance for your  distant  friends than.  Mo matter how clever we are, _h������r������  are other, clever enough vto blr;fc nu|  efforta Into ������1_u_C-S>       *   Smoko Brown'* Union Clffar.  of-yourself. Better  have your's- taken  now before thc usual  Holiday rush at   .  _.i_i._���������iirtu n_rj_r������^_- -ib-  WW^W^WWiWWW  BROKERS in eood smoke,  BROWN'S CIGAR STORE.  Tho best mixed candies in town-  only 10 cents pei- lb. nt Running's.  Hobson nnd Bell will accept your  older (onlv for a few days longer) for  their genuine old English Plum Puddings,  1-ieniiu* u]'i"? tv tttv nv,,   ti...~i ������^ ���������-    : "    ,  Injuns antl \\ orl.t ft-r a s] eci il licence to cut mil  carri anj.-. timher from thc followiiii; described  lamls, situated in West Kootena,, District  Commencing at e ro^t planted at D. Cameron's-outh -tvest corner, thence east SO chain .  theuce south to chain", tlicucc ivcEtEO rhnins.  thence north to chains lo point of commencement  Vi. R. BEID.  Revc_itol.e, B C , October 24tb, 1905.  NOTICE.  >Tot.t.c is herebv- en en that "0 days afterdate, I  intend to appU to the Hon Chief crommissioner  of Lands and Worts for a special licence to cut  aml carry timber from the follow mc described  lands, situated in ������iwt Kootenay district  Commencing at a post planted at W R,  Reld's south westc-orner.thcuce cast EO chains  thence soutli SO chains, theuce _cst SO chains  thence north Si chains to point of commence  ment. ' ;'  -    - J. T FAEMER.  Bevelstoke. B. C. October 24th, J905.  NOTICE.  Xotice is herebv given that, 30 dais after  date I intend fo nppfv to the Hon. Chief Com  mi=-lo_er of lands ei d \\ oiks for special li  cente tocut and carrj away timber from the  following described lands, situated on upper  Arrow Lake:     ^      '  Commenc'.cir at a poit planted nt tlie soutli  -e������t corner ol Lot   0,1 Jo,   running uorth ICC  chains; wist 40 chains, fouth 1C0 ch_ins; east  Hi chains to point of commenccment.-  Arrow'bead, October 27th, 1903  CEO. BOYD.  NOTICE.  -oticc i������ hereby ghen that thirty ilaje after  date I Intend to apply to thc Chief Commis  Moncr of Lands and ������or���������s for n special licence  to cut and carr> a������a-, timber from thc follon-  Iiik described limits cituated on the west side  ul^lrro _ Lakes on a erect emptjiug inlo Shelter Baj. in West Kootenay district:  Commencing ot the second south west  angle of Lot 811 of the K. and S limits, tnen  wtSt SOchaius, ihence north 40 chains, thence  uesl40 chain . thence south 80 cbains, ihence  east 120 cbains. thence north 40 chains to  point of commencement.  Puled November 16th, 1905.  GEO. B. CAMPBELL.  Notice Is herebv given thaf-30 dajs afterdate  I'intend to npplj to the Honoratdo the Chief  Commissioner of Lauds/and Works for per  mission to cut and carrv*m\ay timberfrom the  follow ing described*- lands situated in West  Kootoilay district < .        f "  ���������  ' Ji Commencing at aipost planted on the  south side of Smith crec-,about 214 miles from  the Columbia*-ri\er Rnd marked -Ji J John-  sou's north cast corner post," thence soutii SO  chains, thence vest SO chains, tbence north 80  cnatns..theneo east 80 chains.to the point of  commencement. _���������  -r t-        1 N ^  "2. Commencing at a post planted on the  couth side of Smith creek,ubout S}. miles from  thc Columbia ri\er and inarkeci '1. J Johnson's north east corner jost," thence south Wl  chains, thence west &uchains, thence nurth Jl  chains, ihence eastSO chains to tJLo point of  commencement. - '     r  3. Commencing at a io*Bt planted on thc  south side oi Smith creek about i'Xi iniles from  the Columbia mer aud it arked ' E J John-  sou'k north cast corner post," thence souih Hi  chains, thence i.ett bUthr.ins, thence north 80  chains. Ihence east 80 chains to the point of  commencement. ,  .4 Commenting at a post*~plantod on the  south side of Smith creek ubout5}^ miles from  thc Columbia rncr and marked ' E. J John  bon's nortb cast corner post," tlience* ������outh 60  chains, theute west Ml chains, thence north to  chains, thenee east SO chains to tho point oi  commencement, \ .      ~ .  ft..  5. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side of Smith creek about &4 miles from  tLc Columbia rlier and marked "������ J Johnson's north east corner post," theuce south M)  chains, thent c west 80 chains, thence north 80  chains, thenceeast to cliuins to tlic poiiit-t)f  commencement. ^  C. Commencing at a post, planted on the  south Eide of *-i*i![h creek ubout 7J_ miles from  the Columbia river and Burked "F. J Johu-  sem's norih cunt corner |iost," Ihence south SO  chains, ihenee wcsl bO chnins thencu north 89  chains, thciif o cast 80 ihuins to the pointof  commencement.  7. Commencing at a post planted on the  soutli side oi Smith creek about 2. < miles from  the Columbia rher and marked ��������� L J. lolm-  son's soutii cast corner post," thence nortii 4)  chains, thencewest ico chains, the ncosouth in  chains, thenceeast 100chains to tbo point of  commencement.  8. Commencingat a pnst planted on the  south side of hmith creek about 4K miles from  tlieCo.umblarher and marked "E J Johnson's south cast corner post," theneo nortii 10  cliuins, the:.to west lui chains, tht-nce south  40 chains, thence east ldO cbains tothcpoiutof  commencement.  0. Commencing at a post planted on the  south sideof Smith creek about G^ miles from  the t olumbla river and marked "E.J. John  son's south east corner post," theneo north 40  chains, thence -nest 1C0ehuins. thencesouth 40  chains, thence cast ICO chains to tho point of  commencement.  10 Commencing at n post planted on the  north side of the north foik oftimith creek  about tM miles from thc Columbia river nntl  marked-J". J. Johnson's soutii east corner.'  Ihence nortii 80 chains, thence west 80 chains  thencesouth SOchaius, thence east 80 chains  to thc place of commencement-   *  Dated November 27th, 1905. ,  E J. JOHNSON.  J   STRONGEST GUARANTEE.  National Sewing Machine Co  SAN   FRANCISCO.   CAL.  FACTORY AT BELVIDERE. ILL.  NOTICE.  In the matter of John Sjoberg, deceased, and  in thc matter oi the OlBolal Adnuuistra  tors Act.  Notice is hereby given that by order of Ills  Honor J. A   Forin, local judge-, dated thclSlh  dav of October, 1U05, George bmith McCarter,  _ llciHl Administrator for that part of Kootc  nav Counts cum prised within  the Revelstoke  Electoral District, has been granted letters ol  administration to administer all antl slngulni  tlie estate of lohn Sjoberg, deceased, intestate  And further take notice that all claims upon  thc said estate must bo sent In to thc said Atl  minifltrator at his ofllic, Imperial Bank liloik,  Kevelstoke, B C , within 30 davs from thc dale  hereof, after which all proceeds -will be dis  trlbutcd among tho parlies lawfully thereun  to entitled.  GEORGE SMITH-McCARTER,   f  Official Administrator.  Ddted tho 14th dof of Novcm ber,1900.       2  - mim  Gance&Fat.on of Reserve.  "���������T-COASTTtfSTItlOT. "  Notice is hereby given thnt the reservation  notice of uliicli uas published In thc H C  On. ate, and (luted oth August, 1001, covering a  belt of laud extending bat-kit distance often  miles on each side of the Skeena River, between Kilsilas Cuujou und Hazelton, ls cancelled.  Notice Is also given lhat ihat portion of the  reservation, notice or which was'ptibllslicd in  the B C. Oii/ctlo nml doted _?tli December,  1809 covering a belt or laud en tending betvvecu  thc moulh of Kitimat River and Kilsilas Can-  von, Is rescinded in eo fur as it covers land  Iving betvieen tho Kilsilas Canyon and a  point ln the Kill unit Valley, distant ten miles  in a northerly direction from tho mouth of  Kitiinnl Kiver, and that Crow n lands thereon  will hu open to sale, pro cmpllon and other  disposition under the provisions of thu laud  Act, on ami niter (lie eighth (Slh| day of December nexl Provided that the right of way  of any railroad shall not bu Included In any  lands so acquired.  \V. S. GORE,  Deputy Commisrioner ol Lands <������. Works  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria B.C ,.list August, 1005.      sop73m  Best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.    Travellers to  Fish Creek will find excellent accommodation at- this  '   Hotel.    .,      I J - -  CHIEF   YOUNG,  Proprietor  ������**#������������*S������*������������S������������**-****-S*&***--������-^^  W S*r  ������___���������_-���������,__j l_ _-   -         ���������   _���������   ���������            .���������.    _L_  "MDar Scot! Tweeds!  ' -.v  i:������  JS'  ���������j<m  Before -you place your Order for a Fall Suit.  We also carrv the Best Lines of Worsteds and Serges  j*  in the market.    PRICE RIGHT ! *  Latest Styles and Fit Guaranteed.  WE USE THE UNION LABEL.  *  K  *  *  *  SCOTT & FOX,  First Street  MINERAL ACT.  ("POK-f F.)  CERTiriCATE OI" IMPROVEMENTS  Standard, Monitor, Ye 1 low Jacket, Heather  Bell, Denver Fraqtion, Contractor, W inne-  bago, I X.L. Fraction, II.X I,. , Fraction,  Iro-- Hill Traction, Iron Hill. Criterion,  Black Bcnr, U.X.I,. 1 Taction, Iron Chest,  Butte Traction, Dovwilc Fraction Mineral  Claims.  Situato in thc Revclstol.c Mining Division of  Kootenay District.  Where located:���������At Standard Basin, Big Bond.  Take noiice that I, 1'. Smith, Tree Miner's  Certificate No BDSjiJ, ac Ing as agent for The  Prince Mining anil Ue elopmcut Cumpony,  Limited Liability, I'rce J Iner's Certificate No.  B88185,"intend, sixt> da)' Irom the date hereof  to apply to the Mining 1 ceortlcr for a Certificate of Improvements, for thc purpose of  obtaining a Crown Graitof the above claims.  And further tnko notite that action, under  section 87, must bo commenced before thc  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 21th day of November. A.D., 1905.  B. SJUTH.  /^���������W-'-c-^^W^V^^^WVVA^i*^-*^*^-^^**--'-^-'-/**-/^*^^*-^**^  HARK!   I HEAR THE HERALD  Yes, that reminds me that I did not send  that order of Printing I was intending to. Now  here I am out of Bill Heads, Letter-Heads and  in fact everything. It would not look businesslike for me to write my letters on Wrapping Paper,  s -"  MOTTO :    Never let your Stationery run out."  DOES -P-TODATE PRI  At Moderate Prices  X  -S-AlZ&r'^l  *-C&S___l  . .;-���������*.* >  i "TJ ,*���������-*A-,  Is      i if^, V,  .,   _������~-n-te  ..vi;  'SJ '  ^ s" s  "jl**. v  i -t -..   j  , *-���������?���������-���������  J"i'  ���������tViV*3-  ^_L .���������fl  .\  <-  <���������  .* ���������!������������������!��������� ���������*������������������]  HEALTH  <���������  **<^������*4*>*C������:������>.:..M>$������&������!������*<5>*<_4.  Till*.   NEUROTIC   CHILD.  Tho responsibilities of parenthood  nro great uncic-r any circumstance;  but tho tnsl*. of inciting a well-balanced,, useful citizen, vigorous in  body n---_ -;,.rit, of tho child who  stu-'.. liin hundicapped by a delicate  ihtt-vtius organization is one of the  most'serious and far-reaching problems,, o/ whicli it is possible to conceive. 0  'Jhe delicately poised and high-  strung nervous system ot the nouro-  tic child renders it abnorninlly sensitive to all influences, fur gootl or  evil, mentally, morally and physically. It forms a predisposing factor.  of the utmost importance in the production of the many forms of mental  unci moral weakness or disc-aso which  unfortunately appear to be constantly increasing with thc development  of civilization. The present conditions of life are such as largely to  annul tho brutal, but in the long run  salutary, workings of the law of the  survival of the fittest; and it is the  right of the little ones whoso mental  equipment has suffered through the  overspeciati*_ation that characterizes  modern times to bo so tenderly and  wisely guarded during their period of  growth that the ever-present danger  of serious nervous disease shall bo  worded ol)'.  With such children the merely scholastic training of tho mind should  assume second place, and every effort be made to develop self-control  and other moral qualities, and to  render tho body as vigorous and active   as  possible.  The neurotic child usually needs no  incentive to study, and is often  among the pri_c-wi������inors in his classes, but tlio feverish overactivity of  early j'ears is only too often succeeded by nervous breakdown later  on. //The grown person's loss.'responsive faculties, wlion forced too far,  'simply refit, e to go on, and so compel cessation of the labor until tho  expended nervous energy has been restored; but the impressionable mind  of the normal child is easily overworked. The chances of a mental  breakdown are greater than in thc  case of a child who is physically  vvcalr. -  -The neurotic child more than any  olher needs abundant sleep, abundant fresh air and sunshine good  food of tho plainest and most easily  digestible sort, but should avoid  talcing much moat, 1ea and co.oe,  and . pices. Above all, it needs forbearing, tactful treatment, free from  irritability cr unt-voncss of temper,  at tho hands of ils elders. Corpornl  punishment, always of doubtful  valuo, i. entirely out of place in  correiting the faults of such children. Much reading, piano-practice  and al! solitary occupations must bc  forbidden, while cold-bathing and;  gymnastics, but especially outdoor  games, help greatly to strengthen  the  poorly balanced  nervous system.  ONE THING  AT A TIME.  Robert Jaggsby's countenance was  not at any tinio remarkable for indications of intellectual brilliance,  but now, as he stood beforo tho camera for tho purposo of "being too!:,''  his expression was so inane that  even the polite photographer was  moved to protest.  "You'll excuse me," ho remarked,  ��������� nut do you want this photograph  for a beauty competition or an advertisement for a new rut poison?  llecause, il" it's for any othor purposo  you'd hotter try to look a triMc  moro  pleusaiit."  '���������That's just tho trouble," exclaimed Kohert, "yau seo, I've tho misfortune to bo a tride bantly, nnd I'n  trying to hold my knees .0 that 1*.  won't show. When 1 Niui'o I fnrjfol  all nbout my knees, and when I pay  attention to my knees I forget to  smile."   .   Wife���������"Woll, it tho husbands of  olher women don't, givo theni nn.vl  more fo put in thoir purses than*  you give ino to put in mine, the  thief  would  starve  to  death."  A WOMAN'S EEALTE.  Depends   Upon    the Richness  Regularity of Her Blood.  Sunlight Soap is better than other soaps,  but is best when used in the Sunlight way.  To appreciate the simplicity and ease of  washing with Sunlight Soap iri the Sunlight  way you should follow directions.  After rubbing on the soap, roll up each  piece, immerse in the water, and go away.  will do its work in thirty to sixty minutes.  Your clothes will be cleaner and whiter than if washed  in the old-fashioned way with boiler and hard rubbing.  Equally good with hard or soft water.  Lover nrothnro Lltnltod, Toronto 133  -���������*->-  The Working-man's Tea  Should be Rich, Strong* and Full Flavored.    More-than food  or medicine is a hot steaming* cup of Fragrant  1  TEA  For sale at all livo grocers.  "\���������  ALWAYS AT IT.  .Smudge���������What aro you stinting  yourself now for? Vacation expenses  am  past.  Grudge���������Yos, but now I'm saving  up to buy Christmas presents.  and  COOD ADVICE.  Take a daily bath the temperature  of; tho body; do not use the cold  plunge  without .1 physician's advice.  Sleep eight hours out of each  twenty-four.  Sleep on tho right sido and have a  window opon.  .Do not place the bed in an alcove  or too c.oce to tho wall: see that it  is in a position to receive plenty of  fresh air without being right in a  draught.  Spend as much timo as possible  out b: doors, and lake some little  exercise before breakfast.  Eat very little meat, but have  that  well  cooked.  Jiesdlntcl.v throw aside all bothers  nnd perplexities before retiring���������  never go to-bed directly.after" working hard at night. Try to tako  eome little relaxation before the  regular  bed  hour.  Learn the possibilities of and the  limitations of your strength, and  never  iio more  than   can  be accotnp-  -1 Ip hed���������wli liou t��������� ovc-i f<i I igvev   Avoid     wrinkling    tho    brows     or  A   woman    needs  a  blood  mt'dicino  regularly  just   because  she   is   a woman.     From  maturity to  middlo lifo  lho' health  and.   happiness    of    every  woman  depends  upon  her  blood,    its  1 iehncss  and   its  regularity.      If  her  blood   is  poor     antl   watery,   sho     is  weak and  languid,  pale.and nervous.  If  her   blood   is   irregular  she  suffers  untold       torture      from     headaches,  backa- litis   nnd  'sidoaches,   and   other  unspeakable  distress  which  only women     know.       Some women     have  grown   to    expect   this   suffering0,'at  regular     intervals,     and     bear  it  in  hopeless  silence.       But   thoy     would  escape the greater part of it if thoy  took a box  or  two  of Dr.   Williams'  Pink Pills  each   timo   to  help     them  ovor   the   critical   period.     Dr.      AVil-  linms'  I .ill;  Pills  actually make new  blood.      ..Tliey    help   a woman   just  when  nature makes   tho  greatest  demand  upon her .blood  supply.     They  have   dono   this    for     thousands      of  women     throughout    Canada ��������� why  shouldn't     they - do     that  much  for  you?    Sirs.   James  Candy,   25   IC-clith  avenue, Toronto';  snys:    "I think  Dr.  Williams'  Pink Pills 'a*'medicine., that  should     bc  laken regularly by ex-cry  .woman  in  tho  land.  I suffered greatly from  those*, ailments   that  only   a  woman  knows.     1 had backaches and  headaches,     ancl    a     wonry    bearing  down    pain.  .   I  was  very   irregular,  and  was  oHon  forced  to go  to     bod  for two  or threo  days  at a time.    1  tried  many  medicines,   but  got     nothing To help  mo until 1 began  taking Dr.     Williams'  rink  Pills,     and  they have  given  mc  now  health  and  relief from  pain,  and  made me regular.     1   cannot  say  how   thankful    T  am for  what  the medicine  has  done  for me,  and I would urge all  women  who  suffor  as  I  did   to  try   Dr.   Williams'   Pink  Pills."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills aro the  greet test cure in all thc wido world  for all the weakness and backaches  'of-"anaemia, nil the heaviness and  distress of indigestion, all thc sharp  .stabbing pains of neuralgia, rhcu-  mati .in, lumbago and sciatica, and  all the othor ills that come from  poor, weak, watery blood. Dr: Williams' Pink Pills make now blood  with every dose, and thus strikes  right at the root of nearly ; every  disease that afflicts humanity. But  remember that the ".iust as good  medicine-" that some druggists offer  never cured anyone or anything. Insist upon the genuine pills with the  full namo ���������.Dr.*..Williams','Pink* Pills  for Palo People on thc wrapper  around every box. If in. doubt send  to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co ,  Brock*, ilie, Ont., and the pills w-;n  bc sent by mail at ."50 coots a box  or six  boxes  for S2...0.  B,0-a.lL   LOVE   SCENES.  Some   Pretty   Scenes    of Historic  Wooing-.  Koyal courtships aro usually vo-y  cut-an-driecl affairs. It is therefore  delightful to find in some of thorn  even tho .slightest- trace of the romantic.  It is seldom a king has tho hard'-  liood  to   oppo.o  his  ministers  in  tho  whom  show most captivaci ig  in their photographs.  "Smile and be healthy," is .l!*o  latest society dictum, 'and tho loss  conservative nmong the medical i.-l-  choieo of a' wifo. Yet the "father "of1 vif*"?,r.s aro strongly rccoiii-iivi* .n������j  tho present King of-Spain did so, ! smiling; as an alternative to tonics  ami that,  too, nt a time when Spain' and c.rugs.  was in a very unsettled-state. Ills1 ' J '\cro ������ no doubt about it," ob-  ministeis took nn early onoortunity, served a West I_nd physician, "that  to suggest marriage to Alfonso XIr. I .I,lu.s.,J'ter 1S lnost "cnci.cial to  Tho     joung    King     declared   himself   health.  which have found that smiling l.cn'i- Mrs. McCall���������"T do wish I could  ty is ini* and away tho favorite w'lh get a good maid." Mrs. Vatidinc���������  the public. Tho three most popr.lar "You might interview niino. I  postcard beauties this scasj.-i nro Miss' she'd bo delighted  Mario .Studholmo, Aliss t'oi-lio Millar , Mrs. McCull  and     Jliss    lillalino  Terriis,   ail      of  keep  her?"  willing, and named his cousin Mercedes, (laughter of the Dulco of Mont-  pensier, as tho lady: ho intended to  .marry.  Tho: Ministers -were horrified; tho  King's relatives wero furious. Tho  reason was lhat Montpensier's money  am! ambition had helped the revolution which dethroned  mother, Isabella If. But tho King  and '.Mercedes' had fallen in lovo witli  each other, and all protests were >n  vain. But, alas! in six: short months'  Mercedes was io hcr tomb, leaving  Alfonso   a   broken-hearted   widower.  Perhaps tho most romantic IJoy.il |  wooing wa.s that, of tlio lale lCmpross  ol Austn'a. Francis Joseph went to  stay with Duke Maximilian of Bavaria, to celebrnto his betrothal with  tho Duke's eldest daughter, Helene.  Soon after his arrival, the youa^  -Miiporor was walking* in tho pnrk,  when ho met liolene's younger sibte.,  Elizabeth. She greeted him vvith:  "*'0od guard you, cou.in!" and impulsively Hung her arms round his  .neck.  The Emperor promptly fell deeply  in love with hcr. His mother gave a  ball, to which Eli-abeth was invited;  but, not having made hor debut at  Court, she had to decline. Tho Em-  pcror^ however, made his own attendance conditional on Elizabeth's pr>  sonco. and insisted thai the l'ri_cc.a  should bo thero. Uolwcen the dances  ho showed .her an album, containing  pictures of Austrians in their 'National costumes.  ���������'Thoy are iny suhiicts," ho told  her. "Say one word, and you sha.]  rule   them,   too."  "There aro physiological reasons  why smiling is beneficial, which may  bo readily -comprehended by the lay  mind. J''or ono thing it accelerates  tho circulation, and so aids digestion. It relieves the brain by quickening the movement of the blood  iu toMii 1- through tho veins and vessels. More-  Alfonso s ' over, oven nn artificial smile produces a considerable increase of < vital  activity, becauso it heightens nervous stimulation."  think  to go to you."  ���������������������������But why don't you  Mrs. Vandino���������"Oh, she  won't slny! She says she wants 11  placo where she won't havo so mnny  dresses and hats  to  tako care of."  -llllousncss : Burdens Lire.���������Tlio bilious  man is'never a compiiiiionalilo man -i.itemise his ailment rentiers: ltim -noi-osi'  unci plootny. Tlio complaint is not: ���������.o  dangerous   as   it  is   disagreeable. Vet  iio one need tsulVcr from it .vvlio, , i-c.n  procure'- Parniolee's VcgetulilO; Pills. 11}  reguluting tlio liver antl obvi-tinir 11  elTect- of . bflo .in tho Ftoniuch'tbey te  store men to cheerfulness and lull vigor  ol   action.  Do not lot a cold totllo tm your  lung... Itc-ort to lllclclu'H AnU-Concuum-  livj. Syrim ���������t the nrst |,llMI1Ilt|011 ���������  Irritation in tlio throat, antl prevent dlb-  cubo irom Induing in tho puluioiuu y or-  Rans. lveglcclccl colds nio the cuutio  of untold sulleiiiiff Uii-aiighout tlle  countiy, all of winch coultl liavo been  iu-oveii led by tlio application of this  .simple but povveifiil nietlicino. . Tlio  puce, So cent-, bring- it within tlio  reach   01   all.  Monklaiit- Hor rt Yorhshlres  Good breeding stock  (all agos) for  salo at reasonable, prices.  JAMES  WILSON  &  SONS,  J*'orgus,   Ont.  -r-  NOW HE HAS A  GOOD STRONG BACK  WHAT     DODD'S    KIDI-EY  PILLS  *  BID FOI. H. H.  SFEAHS.  Thought he Would have to Stop  Work but tho Great Canadian  Kidney Remedy ' Made . Him  Strong and Active.  Mind     your   own   business,  business  will  not  mind    itself,  nobody  will  mind  it for you.  Your  and  Sanlight Soitp is totter then other scaps,  but ia beBt wlien used in tho __nhg_t way.  Buy Sanlight Eo_p aad follow directions.  Daughter���������"I cannot givo .Tack up,  father. I shall die if 1 do!" Futlior���������  "You must never aeo him again. I  will buy you a new sot of furs!"  Daughter���������"Well, dear father, 1 sup-  poso 1 must try and bo bravo. When  will '' you take 111c to choose the  furs'?"  "Is my liat on straight?" -"Yes���������  hurry or we'll Ue lato." "Aro yon  suro it is on perfectly, straight?"  "Yos. I tell you���������you couldn't get  it strnighter." "Tlien I'll liavo to -jo  back dgain, John. You know it  isn't stylish to wear this kind of a  hat straight."  Dentncss    of    12   Years'   Standing-  ���������Protracted Catarrh'5 produces .'������������������ deafness in ninny cases. Capt. 13en. Connor, of Toronto,' Canada," vvas deaf .for  l'i years lu-.n (Jatniili. All Hum-  ments fulled-, to relieve, llry ��������� A-jneiv's  Catarrhal. -^: Powder ��������� gave-lihii ' relief in  oiio tlay, and in a very .short wli iio tho  deafness : left liim entirely. . It'will, do  as   mttc-li   for   you.   00   cents.���������33  Pi-HCtlonl Every clay tcsoo!i3 on     '  FARM ACCOUNTS  Tor 75o. nost paid.  FARM PUD.  HOU3K,  hoi -j.'S, Ohatli-iiii.Oat  V  isig!  Por th������ T������ry t>������ift*ead yout wtirk io xk.  "BniTISHAM-RICAH DYEiHQ CO."  LOO- for M������at In your town, or Mlitl direct.  MoaUsaJ, Toronto, Ottawa, Queb������b  N.S.,    Oct.  30.-  M.   Spears,   a  (Spoc-  well-  Arc   you   a''.::stilTorcr:"'with  yotw aie,   get    a   bottle    of  Corn V. Cure,  to   fail.  corns? If  Molloway's  It  lias   never   been    known  13owarc of the man who is  acting thc part of tho "good  faithful servant."  only  and  Antigonish,  ial).���������Mr.    t_  known farmer living, near hero, is  shouting tho praises of Dodd's Kidney Pills. "A1.hen 1 camo to Nova!  fcicotia about six years ago," says|  Jlr. Spears, "I,was so troubled with  Backache 1 began to think I could !  not attend 10 business. However, l|  got a bo:: of Dodd's Kidney Pills  and  wus able to attend to work.  "I held  not  taken  e.iough   to   root  Dr. -Ven  Etan'a   Pinsapplo   Tablet?.  '���������Medical science by accident discovered  the potency ot" the pineapple as a  panacea, for stomach troubles. The immense pciccntag.? ol veffctahlo pepsin  contained in the fiuit makes it an almost' indispensable! leniecly 111 cases of  dyspepsia and indigestion. One tablet  after each meal will cute most chronic  cases.    GO   in   u   box,   35   cents.���������32  PIG IIT, DUT LEFT.  Miss Bute���������Oh, yes, I-feel pretty  sure of him. I rejected him when bo  lirst proposed becauso I was positive  Iio  would  try again. "*  Bliss Key���������Vou wore right; ho did  try again and I accepted him last  niglit.  MAltlC 'J'UIS DTRTIXCTTON ; A purely lncal  disease of the skin, lilte htulioi'rt ilt-li, it cmud by  AVoavor's IC'crato 'tilone. :yHnfc;where tlni blond is  loaded witli inipttiity, such ns S.ilt ltliouui,  Weaver's Kyrup also should ho nsotl  D. H. BASTEDO & CO.  . ��������� FU������ M..-UFAOTURE-S-   GOT NO IIELr.  Mrs. Kindleic-h���������"I suppose, my  poor man, that,you aro a victim of  circumstaiices?"  Oliver Mudd���������".No, mum, .I'm a solf-  mado man."  T-I1-  DOCTOIt WA.S  SOFT13NED.   -  A  city physician,   who  is  described  The leply was satisfactory. "Hut the; the Kidnoy disease out entirely ho.  Duke  was  furious  nt  lho  affront   pnt*cier  arid  the   following  winter'I  was"  upon Princess Hc'ene, nntl hie,h words  passed. At la:.t however, ho reluctantly gave his consent.   .   wisdom's wnrspKrt-.  Some men have the art of keeping  quiet without creating the impression  lhoy aro  in  ill-temper.  A woman thinks a mon never  should bo too much absorbed in his  own affairs  to  be attentive  to  her  NOXUIXG.  What is a brook without water?  What is a   bar  without boo7e?  Wliat is a war without slaughter?  What is a horse" without shoos?  What.: is-a. babe without ciirtMiles?  What is a  pen without  ink?  I What is a q'Jack without; -implcs?  What is  a   bank   v.-itho'lt.chink?  What  is a dance without  misses?  What  is  a  store   ni Ihout   bin?  1\hat is a hug without kis.es7  And what is a girl  without pins?   4   PRUDCNT 2I0TIli:P.S.  The prudent mother will never.give1  her  chilli  a  sleeping  draught,  sooth-  , ing medicino  or opiate of   any   kind  ] except  bv ordi-r  of a  cximncicjnt   do"-  Mcn play cards as though their en-, tor     who    has seen   the    child       -Ml  tire  reputation  wore  at stake  in  the   soothing laetlteina. bik" --STt----f,'.^~  result   of   the "game. T"dia"e;lils    c-on-ai-i  dnadlv    poison. ;:n  Vv'oinon   usually   i.g.-.i.!   nn   apology-; oierc.'ose  will   kill   a  child,  ,-nvl    they  from another vv otnan a'*, only an   c>:- 'nex or  iio  good   as   thcy  only  stupr-iy  of'cusc  to  ivpeat  thc cause  ihoivfor.       I aI1(i   fj0   not  c,jn..       Sle. ji!e������sne's    ::i  Men di.sliko ever so much being   nc-, mtlo onrs  usually cows  from  toc-h-  cused of  having anything in tho way! trouble-!      r,r     ciornnjj.-'in-.iit..    of     rhe  onal  vanity. I sloluiic-h     or   bo-.v.ls,     that     ran      '������  troubled with pains in my back and  limbs. Then I got more of Dodd's  Kidney Pills and after using th.-jo  boxes all my pains aud lameness le.'t  me.  "I can't say too much in favor of  Dodd's Kidney Pills. They put ioo  in a way to attend to business after  two doctors had failed. I wns a  cheese-maker for years, but now I nm  a farm .   with a good strong back."  Lame back is thc first symptom of  mG-  Kidney Disease.   Cure it with  Dodd's  Kidney Pills and you will never have  Bright's Disease.  "That naval cadet is popular with  thc girls, 1.n't hc?" Ytis, he's a  regular  sea   lion."  There  I on* most  f opinion  (.'rtivcs'  can bo a. fllfrerc-nccof opinion  s_l,jects, but tliere is only one  m the lelinbiliLy of Mother  Worm     Kxlcrtnlnator.        It;i_  safe,   cure   and  effectual.  , I  screwing  up   the  oyos  when   thinking  or   in   a   glare���������Such   contortions  countenance are unnecessary und  extremely   unbecoming.  Keep     the     body  in  good  physi-al | of pe  condition,     with   s'li'--'     legarci    for!     Women manage to work up the nioa . speedily cured   by   I'aliy's  Own    T.il>-  diet,  bathing and  exercise. | that  their  opinions  uro  nt  nil   times j lets.   And the mol hor should  r.m.vn-  vvorthy of tho most careful conside-ra-   -,���������,. (,|���������lt n,,*, j������ the only medicine for  j children  that  f;iw.   a solemn  {..larun-  conv: ten  that  there  is  not a   particle     of  plications  through   a' di-posit.  Old Oenileman���������"I'm afraid this  place diii<-n'l agree with me; I've  '-ta-.ei,- <-.-itf.,1 anything since J'vo  bei.Ti hei-i.-." Polite Youth���������"Well,  thni'h all 1 >i{lit; you came for a rest,  didn't youv"  Do not try all the cures nnd  fnncies ���������i:rrgc-ted by friends until  you have found from your physician  whether such treatment will bent-lit  your particular car.e. Few  f.iifTt-i- from exactly tho same  toius  linn.  Men  .sometimes  create ..oriou.i  IT'S r.A . Y TO LET a cold hs.ni? on. Eash nljlit  nu - -tiy n'o :.n:i itire it urill l>o soiio, but lc alixyi  with .1 . Alle 11 Ltt.i? Jlxlj&ta will clio='_ iti ai-  ranctj aa'l rezto.e health.  jieople  symp-  TP.Y HOT WATF.il.  has   far  more   medical  many-  believe  or  know.  is     so   easily   procured,  it  valueless.        The  I.ot   water  virtues  than  UccauEc   it  thousands   think  uses     of     hot   water     aro,   however,  many.     For example,  there     i.s     nothing that so .quickly cuts short congestion of the lungs, soro throat,  or  rheumatism  as hot  water when    applied       promptly      and     thoroughly,  lioadache    almost always yields     to  the. simultaneous  'application   of  hot  ���������watei"' to the feet anc! tho hack of the  ������eek.     A  towel  folded  several    times  unci   dipp.cl   yiii     hot  ira tor,   quickly  wrung    put,  nncj   applied     over    the  painful   part     in   toothache  or     nou-  rangia, will gene, ally afford    prompt  relief.     A  strip  of  flannel   or  napkin  folded     lengthwise,, dipped   in      hot  ���������water' and  wrung out, and  then    applied  round  tlie neck of a  child   that  hns  the  croup,- will ..sometime..-bring  relief in a, few minutes.     A goblet cf  hot   water   t.aki;-ii   just   before   rising,  licfcro     breakfast,     has    cured   thou-  Etiiids   of  inditj'-ij'in.   ancl   no   .simple  remedy  is  moro  widely  recommended  by physicians  to ���������dyspeptics. Very  "but    water     wiji      stop    dangerous  , blcedir:;;. '  a cli.spo. ition to  mnko frivolous remarks intended to  bo  funny.  A woin.m hf-onr"*- evrr.-illur |y in-;,  labia when she thinks a shopkeoper  i.s not giving her orders exclusive attention.  It is ensy for a mnn to convince  himself he knows how to settle elTec-  tively   11  bothersome  woman.  Magistrate (sternly!���������"Didn't T  tell you the last time you were here  f never wanted you to come before  mc again?-' Prisoner���������"Yes, sir;  but. I couldn't make the policeman  believe it."  opiate or harmful' drug in its cor.i-  position. Mrs. A. Scott, IJrndvv.u*-  dino, Alan., snys: "I hnve usiii  I lui i.v's .Own < Tablets for diarrhoea,  teething trouble, nnrl coi^sl ipatlon.  and find them just tho thing to mn������e  little ones well and keep them well."  Sold by nl! druggists or by mail itt  2." cents b.v writing the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,   'Brockville,' Out  JMu'S-1 _70T BE  DIGNIFIED  AV AWFUL RISK.  speak  Vivaciou-  Smiles  Mako   for  More  Popularity.  "     tn tsi_^,  5S__i__r;.  Tho grave, statuesque beauty i-  disappeared from the photographer!-  show cases in fjondon, and, vivar'ous  damsels wearing most iiowitching  smiles reign in her stead says a  J^ondoit paper. -���������-...���������'...  A couple of seasons - .-go s'.niHng  was almost prohibited by tne rode of  proprieties,.which, only recognized the:  soulful, pensive stylo of f;minit*b  1 ovei in es... Bfil with the sudden rage  for .lightness and brightness the siri'lc  has'recovered its' old power, and ciiij-.  nity nnd.'siilcmiiity nro con.sc-.pi-iiiuly  at a disnouiit. Kvery one .is aw.tidii-  ously cultivating a most delightful  smile.  Tlu;  studio   oi   tho   fashionable i.-to-  togi-apiior hns .become an   ,-irl  of  laiig-iir.g  face.-)  suggesMvo  trilico   n.dvert.isfiiient...  Alio ther pictorial baro-nc -tor to  fashions-in feminine. cxi.Tos _ 111 is the  picture      postcard,    tho   .-inkers      of  Qh     "Y"m  will   love me  always?"  B'i���������"I'.'ssionalely,   my  darling."  ���������^ho���������"A: tl you  will  never ccusc  to  love me?"  Bf���������"Si.er,   my   darling."  .She���������"And     you     will     nave   your  DlO.-l!}'?"  ;    J!o���������"Kvr-ry   penny."  I    Sh��������� ".Wl   you   will   nover  Jh-rshly  lo mo?"  lie��������� "N-e-.c-r."  j    She���������"Antl   you     will    give  up all  I your bad habits?"  11 J    Ife-���������"K cry  one  of  them."  She���������"A-.cl you will bo amiable  vvith  maniind?"  lie���������"Vc."  Fhe���������"Aiul   papa?"  He���������"Yes."  She���������"And you will always do  Just whut mamma wants you to  do?"  ire���������"Yes."  She���������"And  Just   what  pupa    wants  as possessing a "hair-trigger" temper, although ho does not suspect it,  tolls of ono of tho many experiences  which try his patience; but this ono  touched his sympathies too.  It isn't often that 1 get out of  patience, said the doctor, but yesterday 3 was tried beyond endurance;  worried by tho senseless talk of women who make a fad of being invalids, and worried still worse ovcr  the case of a woman who has boon  smiling at death for months. Just  as I thought my evening's work was  over a strang*er- insisted on seeing  She. was young and elegantly  diessed, and carried a covered baskot  on  bor  arm.  "1 want you to sco Toby," sho  said. "Ho has such a cough." Hero  she opened tho buskct and took out  an ordinary black and white cat. "I  took off his collar to have it mended, and I'm afraid ho took cold,  poor, clear.     Can't1 you help him?"  I was angry all Ihrough. "I am  not a cat doctor, lnadain," I said.  I was going to ask hor why she  didn't find something better to take  up_lrcr_tiinb��������� tlrn.li a catT'lnft-slio~ovi~  drjntly didn't seo that I was out of  patience.  "Hut couldn't you do something  for him?" she wont on. "We're so  fond of him. He was our littlo  girl's pel, the vory last thing she  over ..'spoko about beforo. she died,  and.'ive  prizo  it  for her  sake."  1?cs.     1  did.     I  treated  that     cat,  and I'm proud to say I cured him.   i  Use. il nt all Tune..���������In winter or in  summer t'aimeleo's Vegetable I'ills will  copo with and overcome nnv n roLfiiltiri-  tics -oi* the" digestive oi-|?uns which  ehunifo of diet, quango 01 1 esiricnco, or  variation of toniporatuiu may Iji inn  about. Thcy should bo always kept at  hand, antl onco their lic-iefii'lal action  becomes known, no one will bo witl out  tliem. Thero is nothing iiausonttnir it.  their struetuie. tint! the most delicate  can   leva  thcm   c-oii-deiitly.  -NEW  DEAL.  *. \ e  "tVill  you  marry  mo?" - ���������  "   "You must give me timo."  "To  think it ovcr?" "* "  x   "No,   to  break  my   other  monts."-  T7 '5___.-x_.ffiS' _SJI-av_3-fc, Tas-a-L-tio  _.-I)Ii:_' A.VI) MKN'S-FUlt AND KUK-  l,IN*l!*l*> COAT-5 of evory fci-ll. .Kvurythinp- in  I.iri tit cIimo prieo.i. THK : TliAUK SU1>-  l*i_._.lJ.   Send fot C-t.ilng.  RAW   rU-3  WAtiT-D.       S_IID   FCn   rfliCE  LIST  Mamma���������"So you want lo givo  your dear teacher a present?" Tommy���������"Yes, ma; J'd liko to give hor  somo of that cheap tolTce like I' had "  the other clay." * "Why Tommy, that  was^what. made you.so ill." "Yos,  ma;   f know  it was."  m  WHAT T>0 VEOPLK Nlll'.- who aio run down  an.'Pinii*. p.ilo, listloiH? " I-'orroviiti" tlio lies,  tonic. It builds, itialctis strong it gives nuw lifo.  Theio nro intiny tonics but only one "Frorjvim.   .  ;:.:_-  engage-  That deal you hnve just engineered  will.beva feather in your cap." '" "A  feather in my. cup!" echoed the-finon-  cicr." "It will bo a whole bunch of  feathers in my wife's hat."  To Know- Is to Prevent.���������If tho mln-  eis who work in-.coltl tvaicr most* of  tho dny woultl rub their' feet and Icga  with Dr. _ Thomas' -'electric Oil "they  would, escape intiscul.ir rheumatism ancl  1 cntlet- theii nether limbs proof- against  the ill oirpct- .to tho coltl. ' Th'oso setting out for mining regions would do  well to provide themselves with' a supply   befoio starting. - *,  mt.m  ���������-PLACED AT THE BACK OF TnE S1'IN*]5  " The D & I. " Mantliol Plajtor alia ys 1101. ous ox-  citomont, 'Thgy aro oquiilly as o_icaoious In  uonralgia, backache and muscular p oins.  "Talk about your tender-hearted  men," said the garrulous individual,  speaking of his friend, "that man is  so tender-hearted that ho will cross  tho street to-avoid mooting men thai  owo bim money."  Sa't  Rheum, Tetter,  Eczema. ���������These  distressing skin discuses relieved by onc  application Dr. Agnew's Ointment is  a potent cure for. all ciuptions of tho  skin. Jas. Gaston, WillvCHbai-re, says:  "For nine years 1 was disfigured with  Tetter on . my hands. _ir. Agnew's  Ointment   cured   it."���������35   cents.���������31  IJEC'IN  AT  HO-IE.     ^ p  If you  think you  can't 'make,    tho  f whole world happy, just, get yourself  in   thnt   condition,    and   lho ���������   wond  will soon como to you for tho rocipo.  vj  you  tlo?'  lo  "Yis "  Rhe���������"And just what I want you,  to do?"  Ifo���������"Of course."  Shi���������"\\ell,  I will  bo yours;   but I  i:ler v 1 tt at* T nm making an awful mlslake.'  Of ,1-  II is b Iter to wear old clolhes  with the nir of Wealth than.. 16. wear  new out. with the background of  poverty,  Fuiran..  People   Will  Drink   Coffee  When   It  "Does  Such  Things."  "I began to use Postum bec.iusu  tho old kind of coffeo liner so poisoned my wholo system that T was on  thc point of breaking down, aiul the  doctor warned me that I must quit  It.  Jvfy chief, ailment was nervousness  and   heart  trouble.  Any unexpected noi.'.e would cnuso  rne the most' painful palpitation,  make mo fnint and Weak.  "I had heard of Postum nnd began to drink It when I left olT tho  old coffee. 11 bi-gitn to help mo Just  as soon as the old effects of tho  other kind of coffeo pn������scd away.  It'dld not stimulate mo for a while,  and then loavo ine weak and nervous as coffee used to do, Instcad of'  that it built up my strength und  supplied a constant vigor to my system which T cun always rely on. _t  .ntibli'.. mo to do the biggest kind  of a day's work without getting  tired. All the heart: trouble, etc ,  has  passed  away,  "I give it freely to all my children, from the youngest to tho oldest, and ih keeps thom all healthy  nnd hearty." Name given by Postum Co., UntUo Crook, Mich.  There's a reason.  Head  lho littlo book,  "The    Iload  to JVellvillo,'i in pkgs-  MAttK'S   GHA.T1TUDK.   '  Amongst tho int\ny stories that aro  told in connection with' IMark Twain  there is one that is little known, but  which deserves a place with the  best.  Tha ' EaoltaoSia Stagro may. bo" 'just  that incipient t form >tof kidney discaso.  which, ,if- neslc.lod, will develop into  stubborn anil distressing disorder that  will lako .long tedious treatment to  cure. Don't neglect tlio "backache  stage" of tho most insidious of diseases. Bouth American Kidney Curo  stops   tho   acho   in  six  hours   and   cures,    \i.  WAITING FOR HIM.   .   ,  "Now," said Miss Patience, "you'd  better go up and speak to pnpa."  .    "Oh!" exclaimed Mr. Slokoolie, who  had finally proposed,  "is he up^yet?'i  "Yes, bo's wailing for you in thc  sitting-room if- he hasn't got tired  and gono  16  bed." n  When the famous humorist was  married to Miss J_angdon, a beautiful house in Bulialo vvas given as a  wedding present to tho-nowly-wcddod  pair b.v thc biido's father. But  every bit of information concerning  the gift had been kept, an entire secret from the lucky bridegroom ��������� until  at last ho was boing shown through,  the brilliantly-lighted house, mysteriously filled with kinsmen and  friends. Then the young wife divulged  the  important secret.  "It's ours," said sho, looking up  delightedly info her husband's face.  '���������It's yours., and mine���������a -present  from_ father."  Tho announcement was such that  for a moment or two Mark Twain  was entirely overcome, by tho feelings 'which- hud thus boon stirred  within him. AIT oyes were turnod  curiously in his direction, and then,  when he had partly ri>gvxined control,  ho replied. Hi. eyes were wet with  tears and bin voico was choking'wjth  emotion, but his thoughts expressed  themselves  liumo'ously oven  then.  "Mr. I.nii';don," .nid hc, "whenever .'you'..aro in llifilalo, if it's twice  a vear, you como right up here and  bring your bag along with you. You  muy stay overnight, if. you want to.  It sha'n't cost you  a cent."  'ears  Shiloii's Consumption   Cure,   tlte   Lung  _To ���������r, |-..-M_beon_-cfore_the_publi<v nna  ihu, together v/ilK the fact tliat its sales  liave clc__ily incicased ye������ by year, is the  best proof 6l lhc meiit of  Shiloh  cs a cute for Cccg!i������, Colds, nnd all  -isc-ccs of tlic lu-^3 nr.d nir paiM^cs.  Thoso who have used-Shiloh'would not  be \ About it. Those who have never  used it should know that every bottle ia  told with 11 positive guarantee thst, if it  doesn't cure you, lhe dealer will refund  what you paid for it.    Shiloh  if'  V  'Has Cored  little  small  ASKED FOI! _IT_J-P.  It Is perhaps natural that  children should expect their  supplicatio is to lie answered hteral-  I3' AVe' can sympathise with tlie  small boy over his ,sums, who said  to his gove-rness in a puzzled, hnlf-  indignnnt voice* "I enn't do my  sunvs, I can't; nr.d T did ask (.lod to  help mo, and lie's made three mistakes already."  thousands of the most obstinate cases of  Coughs, Colds and Lung troubles. Let it  cue you. .  "Last wintsr ^cougliccl for: three months: and  tliousl 11 was ftctnx'into Consumption. 1 took all  xor-.i of .nirtiicir.ef, but nothing .aid mecnyspod  until 1 used Shiloh,. Consumption Cure. Four  bottles cured hie. .. Tills winter I had a very bad  .cold, vvas not able to speak, my.iungt were sore  on the side and back. . Six boltlea*. oi Shiloh mads  me v.-ell Lznm. I have civen it to several people  and every onc of lhem have bceo cured.���������O*  Jweph, St. Hyaeinlhe, Que." 6ot  ^  ���������.  25c. with    guarantee    at   all   diURgists,  *.  '  _  IIOW   CAKKLESSI  "Everybody     is      wondering    who  brought   that  young  Dobson    to   tho  church   social.      The   first   thing      ho  did  was  to    sit  down  on  a  custard '  pic."  "Mado rt bad impression,   ch?"  Customer���������"And   tlo   you   !.-i:ai*an_eo  these     trousers     .-'II   v. oo!'.'"     (.ley��������� j  "Veil,  thir,   I   voi-.'t   'i.:lh_ive  \xr; tho j  buttonth ilh  brath." - {  HELP WANTED.  . Ver3ons of .. -  $2-. per v.'cci: at-hoiris. in- whole or iiuaro lima  -l-trii:~ Uiofi-JI aiul wiiitor incmth-V in.an ontiroly  now and lils.riy'mtnur.orative business that wlft.  \j*.'u.r tho-'.uyi. invu. ligation.; .Son;l. stamp- fo*  iUuLtrvitc-I btioklci ar.;l tutl.partiuuhirj. y. ���������'.''.  lI0;i'li:K-_I_ SUl'PLVC-^., /Montreal -���������  ���������SSVJS* X8> *i���������Go*  -m  ft  I <s  id>  ^.VV^������������������^���������������������������VW���������*������������������������������������>*���������aW���������%'^���������*^  Or, Tlie Strange Disappearance  CllAl'TFH  -\11I.      ���������  This was   but one   of many     sursh  meetings, Thui .ton glowing more and  'mom    litfutuated    ouch     inic,   while  ijtluiiaii scaicoly tuod to hide the  pleasure vvnich his society ga\o hoi.  i One day when iiding through tho  foi est ho met Mauan lctiiriiing fioin  ] tlm village und on foot She was  ��������� aeiant with health nnd beauty, anil  blushing and smiling with joy as she  mat him    A little basket hung upon  1 Jiei uim To dismount und jo n her.  to take the basket fiom Iur aim,  and to% look m her faco and declare in  broken exclamations his delight at  seeing hei,  weie   tho words and   tho  ' woik of an instant  'And  whither   away this morning.  sti Ings of some acollnn harp whon  fcwept by the swift south wind  llu dolei mined, dui ing thu wulk, to  ���������plead his love, and uscertaiu his fate  Ay I but how uppionch tho subject  when, at cvoiy anient glanto cr  tono, her fuce, her heart, shraifk and  closed up, like tho leavcbj of the sensitive plant.  So they lamblod on, discovering  now beauties in natuto, now it would  be merely nn oak leaf of lare richness  oi coloung, now some tiny insect  with finished eleganeo of form, now  a piece of the clued branch of a tree  that Thurston picked up, to bid her  note tho delicately blending shades  in its giay hue, or the curves and  lines_pf    giace in    its twisted lomi ���������  fairest  Marian''"  no inquiicd.     vvlun   the bouutjj of its slow rc-i.in to dust,  unicbuked  he  had  piessed  hei    hand, ������"cl ,"������,w   pemups  it  would  bo     tho  - ., ,. , .. I mingled colois in tho heaps o'  leaves  dinted  at'  the  foot  of  to his lips, and diawu it through his   ������"'ngled colois in the heaps of dri.tl  ji rm  "I havo been  to   the village,    and  Tam now going homo," said tho ma d-  cfi  'It is a    long   walk through     the  foiest "  "Yos, but my pony has east a snoe  aad  lumed     himself    slightly,  and  I  *-^fiai   1 .shall hu\c to dispense with lv.s  "hei .'ices foi  a few duys "  "Thank Clod'"  fervently ejaculated  , Thui-ton to himseli.  "liut it is beautiful weather, and I  ' -enjoy     waliving,"    said     the     young  i-u 1  '''"Mnrian���������dealest Mauan,   will  y.iu  let me  attend ydu  homo'   Th������  walk  . ts  lonuiy.  and  it  maj-not  bo   quite  eaf^oi  a fan   woman to take it un-  , .attended "  'I have no  foar    of interiupticn,"  l.said Mauan. w  <"Yet you'will not refuse to let me  attend you? "Do not, M_uan'" lo  Jp'eaded, earnestly, feiventlj, clcsp-  nng her hand, and pom ins tho whole  ^strength of his soul in the ga/e tint  [he fnstencd on her f.tcp.  "I thank you,  but jou wore nd-ng  ^tho ether wny."  "It was meiely nn idle saunter, to  khelp to kill tho time between this  "and Sunday, oeaiest gul _.Tow, le.t  Ljou, my queen' my quoen1 upon  'this mossy rock, as on a thi one,  while I ride foi wai d and leave my  [liorse. I will bo with* j ou again m  ^fifteen l .mutes, in tho meantime hei a  ! js.soirotl.ng foi jo'i to look at,"  .lie said, diaw.nr* fiom his pocket,.i'n  'elegant little volume bound in pur-  kplu ancl gold, and laying it in her  lap lie thon .smiled, spiung into h .  ({saddle, bowed, and gdlloj*ed away,  ���������leaving Mnrian to examine hei'"book  III was a London copy of Sponsoi s  'Xixiry Queen, sur>crbly _ illustrated,  tone of the larost tvooks to be found  Tirijjtho whole couniry at that day.  Ion tho;fly-leaf^ the name of Mai lan  |was wiitten, in" tie hand of Thu.s-  _lon , ��������� I  Sonic minutes passed  in tho picas-1  ing examination of tho volume;    audi  lM.tuii ������at still    tinning thc leaves-  jith unmncd    pleasure���������plevsure    in  jive gift,  a .d^pleasuic in tho giver���������  Ihen Thu^ioli,  even beioie the   appointed time, suddenly icjoired hcr  "So absoibcd in  Sponsor tnat jou  some  gieat tree  And then from the minute loveliness of nature's sweet, small t'ini_>s,  then eyes would wandet to tho great  gloiy of thp autumnal s\y, or the  vai legated airay ot the goigeous  foiest  Thurston know a beautiful glade,  not fan d-slunt. to tho left of th.ir  path, ficm which thero was a . y  fine view that he wished to show Ins  companion And   ho    led   Mnii.m  thither by a little mess-boi'dored, descending  path  lt was a natuial opening in the forest, trom which, down a still, descending vista, between the troos,,  could ho s^on the distant bay, and  tho open countiy near4 it.Jall glowing  under a refulgent s\v, ancl ha/.y with  thc golden mist of Indian Sumniei  Before them tho upper blanches of  the neai est trees-, lot mod a natuial  aieh above tho picture  Mauan stood and ga/od upon tho  wondrous boauty of the scene with,  soft, steady oyes, with lips breathlessly severed, in perfect silence and  Hi owing emotion.  "This pleases you," said Thurston  She nodded, without lcmoMiig h3-  ga/e. ���������"  "You^find  it charming?"   *- ^  Sho nodded again, nnd smiled.     v"  "Y'ou  woio  never horo  bofoie''"  "Never " r  "Mauan, you aro a lovci of nature "  "I do not knpw,"she said, softly,  "whether it bc lovo, or woiship, oi  both, but some pictmos spell-bind  we il stpnd" amidst a scone liko  this,1 enchanted, until my <*oul l.as  absorbed as much of its -oauty'nr.d  glorv and wisdom as it can absoib.  As lho Ancient Manner held with h s  'glittering ovo' the wedding guest,  so such a picture holds me enthi ailed until I'havo hoard tho story'and  lenined the lesson it has lo tell aiid  teach mo Did vou ov oi, in thc midst  of natuie's liberal ministi atioi.s,  fool vour spiiit nbsoibing.  assimilat-  It will give tliis increase, and  more, besides giving the plumage a  better gloss, and in every way Looping them in tip-top health, also  making the 'chicks hardier.  For the winter laying of eggs  there is nothing as good en this or  any othcr market.  Keep your hens from fretting by  using HERCULES LOUSE KILLER. Try it and see the difference  in the weight and egg production.  Nothing better for keeping the  henhouse clean than CLYDESDALE CARBOLIME ANTISEPTIC.  All Clydesdale Preparations are |  [sold under a POSITIVE   GUARANTEE   OF  SATISFACTION or  [money cheerfully refunded by the  dealer.  I CLYDESDALE STOCK FOOD CO,, limited,  Toronto,  ous creature was the woman, ho  thought, whose good name ho would  have periled in a clandestine courtship in preference to losing his inheritance by an open betrothal \  stab of compunction plot cod his  bosom, ho felt that ho loved her  more than ovoi, but passion v ns  stronger than atlection, stronger  than conscience. >.t.ionger than anything in natuie, e\cept piidu and  ambition. Ho lightened -his clasp  about her waist���������he bent and wlus-  pci cd  "Beloved Marian, is it to bind me  only that you hesitate?"  "Only that," sho answered, softly  "Now hear me, Manan. I swirr  befoio Ilcavoii, and ln the sight-  that���������as 1 hate nover loved womun  befoio you���������thut���������as I lovo you onlv  of ull women���������I will be faithful to  you while 1 live upon this earth' as  jour husband, if you will accept  me, as .vour ctclusivo lover, whether  you will or not' 1 hold myself  pledged to .vou as long as vvo bo'h  shall live' Theio, Mauan' I am  bound to jou us tight as vows ca.i  bind' I am pledged to you whotlvu  you accept my pledge or not You  cannot evoli aelonse, for I am pledged  to Heaven as well There, Manun,  you see I am bound, while jou only  aio free Come' be gencious! You  have said that j'ou lovod me1 Plert-jo  j'outsolf to mo in like mannc. \\  aio    both j'oung, dear Marian,  Delight  Oct3**"_Lc������____ CS-__. ������sc������_iil -S. Ola. _Ljs 3_������.e������-5-adl_ ������,-_���������_,<���������?,  SS___-<oxx_Le3Li&:_-. S3 _3_t������a"*_re e___X -toociisss���������toe*  oaiiii.se   j_/to  diss!  c&Xl xs-u._r.43  -feea..  Sold only   In Lead packets.  40c, 50c, and 60c.  per lb,   By all grocers.  Hi������liest Award  St. Louis 1904  .  ���������"ttr-fTTTT rrYYntt*r*r++<'  ������������������ T  +��������� " 1  ���������f  *.  -.  i  ->- .-. + +++-f-. + -.-*.��������� *. + +++++4-4-  tout ie Farm.  GERM  DISEA-ES   AND  SWINE.  Hog  cholera  and   swino plague nro  aad I the  chief    germ  diseases  that  nillict  vve can wait.    Only let me havo yoi.r|swme, wutos I'rof. Thomas Shaw, lt  piomisc to be my wife���������only let 1110  havo that blessed assurance foi tho  futuie, and I can cnduio the piesjnt.  Speak, dear Mai 1.111."  "Your grandfather "  "llo has no giudgc against you,  peisonally, sweet git 1, ho knows  nothing, suspects nothing of my pro-  feiences���������how should he"' No, deal est  gul���������his notion that I must have a  monojed bnde is tho merest whim Oi  would bo collect to say of tho flrst  tho opposite und also certain kinds  of feeding and viiulonce in tho disease. Ilut there is probably even  a greater dilloieiuo in losults arising  from a difioioncc in tho character of  tho goi 111. Aceoiding to Reynolds  theio aio no fewer than ������iv vauelies  of the hog choloia bacillus and these  diflor in the dogiec. of thou* -virulence  Tho germs como thiough various  sources Thoy mav be carried hv  streams to which the infected sw 1110  havo access, or 111 which tho dead  carcasses havo been throw n T hev  may bo  carried  on  tho  feet  of dogs  that it causes ri cater lo,s to sw.no lor P'goons or other buds that   may  grovvois   than  all   othei   swine     dis- 1 ,.?vo     com0  *"*   /-ontact  with  them  eases    put  together.       It  is a ven-   Iht>V  aro  <-al^od   on  the   boots     or  tublo scouige to the swine industry  In a s,ngle season 111 ���������oi\e ol tho  coin states tho losses run fai into  tho   millions,   although   the   genu   is  shoes of mon Thoy aio bi ought by  swino which have come in contact  with thom m cars In fact, thej*  would seem to bo like tho pestilence  that walks in  daiknoss      Thoy come  g_'_ai_-W---,'?  how,     but " without  action  on the pait     of   ho.'v!e'ler' thoy comc' th������y como   ns 'v  mg, glowing' Oi is it only a fantastic notion ..of 11111.0 that boautj-.is  the food of soul'"  Sho  turned hcr eloquent  ojes    ftul  upon him - \  _ Ho foi got  his prudence,  forgot her  ihd. "ot cvciiTica-   orTeoniei" stx'td   c,aims. foigot eveiything, and caugiit  |he young, man,  half 'lepioachfully  '1 vvas indeed far^gono in Fany  iLnnd' Oh, f thnnkjjou so much 'm  /oui beautu"l present' It is indeed  _. tieasuro ' I shall pri/o it greitly,"  said Maiian,1 .11 unfeigned delight  [ "Oo { ou know that FairyjTL,and  l-jilj'at obsolete, deaiest Alaria'n?" ho  BtUd, i'xing hi-1 oj'es upon hei charm-  Cing face jn itli an aider and o<irnc_t-  Ificss {hat* caused hers to sink  'Como," she said, 111 a low voice,  Land 'lising from the lock, "let 113  pcavo this place and go foi wai d "  Thoy vva'Kod onT speaking .softly of  [manj' things���������of    thc vision of Spou-  kscr, of tue boautifuUautumnal vvcath-  fi, of anything except the one interest thai now  occup'cd  botli.   heaits  Tho__foai of stc.rtling_her���������bashful  Jiust, and, banishing those bewitch-^  Ing glances that sometimes lightened  lm his face, made him cautious, and  Lestiaincd his, eagerness, whi'e e .-  essivo consciousness kept hor checks  I'j'ed with blushes, and her 11cr.es  librating sweet, wild music, like the  TT'S  When you go to a. drug .store  alik ifor Scott's   Emulsion  t" "you  know what you want; the  man knows you ought to  have  it.   Don't be surprised, though,  Afif   you   are. offered   something  ���������else.   Wines, cordials, extracts,  ^_tc, ot cod liver oil are plentiful  but don't Imagine you  are  etting cod liver oil  when you  ake them. Every year for -.tlrty  years   we've   beon    Increasing  he sales of Scott's  Emulsion,  hy?   Because  it has  always  .been better than any substitute  for it. '   "  and stiainoil her to his bosom, pioss-  mg passionate kisses upon her lies  aud tho next nistint ho vvas kneeling  at hei foet, unploiing Iter to^foigivc  him���������to heal him /  Mauan stood with her faco bowed  and hiddoii in hoi hands, but abovo  the tips of her Inigeis, hor forehead,  ci nnsoned, might he seen One half  hoi atibuin hau had escaped and  uppled down in glitteung disoider  And so sho stood a. .few moments  But soon, removing hoi* hands and  li-iniiig awaj, she said, in a tioublcd tono    '  "Itise Never kneel to any creature, that homage is duo the Cieator  alone       Oh, use'"  ' Fust paidon mc���������fust hoar m,o,  belov cd girl " .   "Oh, use���������use,'I beg you' I cannot beat to seo a man on his knees,  except in prajcr to God'" she said,  walking awaj'.  llo sprung up and followed hor,  took hcr hand, and, with gentle compulsion, mado her sit down upon a  bank, and then ho "-ank besico hei,  exclaiming eagerly, vehemently, jct  111 a low, half-smothered lone  "Marian, I lovo you' I never spoKc  Ono moro passionate 1-iss of the  haud he clasped, and then he helped  hcr to hei foet, dievv hei aim vwtl.m ing hei  his own; and led her tip the moss-  covered locks that foi mod the natuial steps of the ascent that- led to  the homev,aid path.  They were now near the verge of  tho forest, which, when they reached,  Mauan diov. hei*nim fiom, his, and,  extending her -liand, said  "This is,the place our loacls part   '  "Uut jou will let-mo attend you  home'" ���������     >  "No, it would mal-e tl.e return  walk too long."  "That can be no consiJe1 ation I  bog j-ou will let mo go with., you,  Mauan"       '  "So, it would not be convenient tn  Kdith t������-daj%" said Mauan, quickly  diavving hei hand fiom bis detaining  giasp, waving him adieu, and walking swiftly aw av acioss the meadow  Thuitlou ga/cd ^aftcr hor, slionsjly  tempted to follow hoi, jet withal  admitting that it vvas best that sue  had declined his escoi t to the cottage, and thanking Heaven that tho  oppoi tunity vv ould again be offord >d  to take an-"incidental" stioll with  hei, as sho snould'vvalk to chuioh  or.i Sunday mouiing, and so, forming tho rosolut.on to haunt thc foi-  est-path fiom seven o'clock that next  Sabbath morning until ho should soe  hei, Thuislon limned home  And how was it with Marian? Sho  hastened to the cottage, laid oil her  bonnet and shawl, and set herself nt  work as diligently as usual; but a  lugher bloom glowed 011 her     chcoV,  swine groweis II hus boen mado a ,  souieo of constant study by the bost |  volcunniy talent in the land cluimg  iccent -yeais, and jet no entirely  piacticablo method has been found  bv which the animal may bo made  pioof against tho disease 'lhe man  who discovers this will be dosuiving  of thc best honor that his counti vi  can  bestow -   I  geim  When the disease appears the well  animals should at once bo separated  fiom tho sick If possible thev  should have the mn of a laigo field  lo lesson the chances of infection  They should be kept on a moderate  diet of food leasonably succulent  Thoso that dio should bc promptly  burned  or  buried,   not  less  than     .'!  Ilog choleia is 111 a marked dcgioo !or 4 *<?*��������� s0 ihB������ "������ u"������,nl ca" uu"  a disease lhat alTccts the bowels, but   c������vc' ,t������om,       *"losc]   ''^y affected  should be slaughtered unless they 10-  cover spcidily It is apparently useless     to     give   treatment,   although  known  and     althoue-h     it  is  known  how ,t docs its woik     It has    beon   ?s  ,f ,wot'������  W1"'<>ut  anyone  knowing  found   impossible  to  eiadlcate  il en-    ,ow' l\uV   without anyone    knov inp*,  dotage,   we must forgive the   whims lUlclv 0~ lng to    -  latk of vl���������llanco   how,     but    without    any    question,  of  ninety-fivo.   That  gieat  ago   alsi>'nnc, unlLy. of  augtii-    foi ^us    a short   engagement  and a speedy union'"  "Oh' never lot us dicam of that'  It woulcl bo sinful, and chaw down  upon us tho displeasure of ITcwei  Lcng may tho'old man vot live to  piepaio for a better life "  "Amor, so bo it, God forbid that I  sl ould grudge the agod patiiaich his  few lomainmg dajs upon earth���������'dav s,  too, upon which his souths limnoital  vvelfaio may depend," said Thurston "But, dcaiest girl, it is 1110,0  difl'cull to got ' a leply fiom you  than horn a prime minister. Answer  now, once for all, sweet gul' since I  am foiover bound to J'ou, will jou  pledge voui self to become "my own  dear w,fo?"  "Yes," whispered Mauan, vory  lowly v  "And will you,"  ho askod, pathei-  foim     closer  to  his  bosom,  will vou ledoem that pledge wh.11 I  demand  it?" v   -  "Yes," sho muimuicd svvcctlj", "so  that it is _iot'tosh������>im ,vou,.or bum*  you into tioublo 01 poveilj, fer  that I would not consent,to do' '  "God bless you, jou nro an angel'  Oh' Altaian' I find it in my heart to  sigh because vl am, so tinvvoi thy of  J'ou'",   . '    ,  And this was spoken most sinceielv  "You think too well of mo    I fo*ir  ���������I fear foi   the consequences "  "Why,  dcaiest Marian''"  ''Oh,    I feai  that   whon vou know,  me bettor you may love me less," slu  answeied, 111 a tiembling voice''  "Whv should I?"  "Oh' because j'our love maj hate  boon alii acted - by ideal qualities,  vv ilh, which jou yourself _ have m-  x'ostod me, and when your eves**, ni'3  opened j^ou mav lovomie less  "Mav  my  soul  forever  pjush    the  day that I cea^o to loxe vou'" said  Thurston,  ppssionatelv   pre s ng    bn  and sealing his  'earful  of course other oigans aio also affected The bowels boi omo ulcoialrd  to a considerable extent In some  eases, dark blood-stained spots appear in the laige intestine and 111  somo instances clots of blood Tho  ulcers in'the living membrane of tho  laigo intestine ���������_ ato voiy numerous  and the lungs fiequenlly show evidences of pneumonia  Among Hi- C-ieriial-indications are  a deep ied or pui pie tint of the skin  on those paits of the body-vv here the  hau is thin, as on the Hanks or insido of tho foreleg, ''J h-3 animals  become  voij' stupid and  ief use food  some think differently. Tt is a singularly fatal' disease under somo  conditions and a troublesome ono 111  anv case, honco no pains sho lid be  sp.'ucd 111 guaiding against the infection  SWINE PLAGUE     ' 1  Swine plague is much like hog  choleia in its svmploms, and though  less comiTibn is about equally' fatal  when il appears Among the early'  svmploms of both diseases aie tho  high color     of skin   already  icforred  lnTome^Mtaiiwrih^'di^Tnorill10      The,  llalr   h^"1"   ������'���������"���������������������.      the  'eyes   sunken   nnd   fiequcnllv  watery.  vory lapidly In less thnn 24 houis  ftom the manifestation of the' inst  symptoms,'' tho animal atlacl ed will  be dead "* In othei instances the disease works so slowly "that th-> animal will linger for months beioi.-  the indications of sine leeovciy becomes appaient Suih anuiiils,  howovci, should bo slaiighleii'tl/ as  thcy aio not worth very much sub-  soquo'itlv, as a rule, and duting the  whole time that lhoy 11a ahccfed>  thoy aio a source from wliich uis-  orso geims may bo scatloied ,  .DEGREES 01. VIR.U_.l__TOI3.  Tho'disease    diilois gieotlv in    its  and thc-locomotion of tho hind logs  weak and 11 regular After a time  tho skin of thereat s becomes much  inflamed nnd sometimes sloughs off  In swino plague, however, coughing  and heavy bieathing aio much more  j maiked  than  in  l.og  cholera Tho  centic of tho disease in swmo plague  is  rather in  the lungs,  while in hog  ,cholera it is     in  tlio bowels 'Iho  tioatment for both is much thc snmo  Thoic is another kind of-choleia,  according to llcjnolcls, which can  haidlv bo called a goim disease, in  tho sense in which thb two diseases  discussed abovo aie germ di .eases  It ai ises from nn uncleaned and   ill-  virulence     Somo seasons it i, much  more? sovoie   than   others,    ant!    the j cared   for  swill   baud      Gouns     de-  .same is  tiuo ol  the dilleronce in  ac-   velop,  it may be,  under c-Ttain.con-  oath upon her puic brow    and guilc-lllon  Jn     cUriprcnt hcrd.  less  lips     "And   now,  beloved',,, Uus  compact is    sealocl'      Oi'r fates  to his heart  Sometimes 'ditions of woalhoi  which cause somo  roiili* a pait  of the animals are    if- .distuibanco of the digo.tion m somo  ?      feeted,  in other instances scaicelyan   01   111  all  the  hogs  to  which    it     is  united' Henceforth nothing shall dissever us'"  Thoy vvco now - diavving near tho  village.  Marian suddenly stopped  "Dear Thuiston," sbe swl, "if you  aio seen waiting upon mo to chuich  do vou know what- the pociplo'vvill  say      'Ihey   will  say   that   "Mauan  (fed  bughtoi     light beamed      'i i has a new -odmirer in Mr  a softer  her cje, a    vvaimet,    svvcetei     smiloj���������and   that  will  reach  j'our     grana-  hovered    around    her lips, a deeper,  father's oais, and  givo you troublo "  1 ichor tone thrilled in her voice           j    "Slav' one momont, beautiful Mar-  On    Sunday     moruii g     the lovvrs   ian'  When  shall  vve meet again'"  "chanced^___to _^meet again���������fqr_ so.; AVi .K-i_ITcaYcn_>rilh_  nnimu!     escapes     attack     or     lives  Sometimes tho 2o">es nio not neaily I Hoe, choleia germs may live for  so serious Gcncinlly, howovci, they | threo and even four months, hence if  aro souous Those dificronccs ause swino nio to be brought into the  from two causes 'lho first is tho the old quarters within a shorter  dilioronco in condition in the-animals period, thoroueh disinfection must  at tho time ot thc attack The sec- be given Couosivp sublimate dis-  ond is tho dilferenco 111 the natuto solved 111 water in tho propoition of  Willcoxen,0' t*hp geim. It has been noticed, 15 grains lo each quart of water  first, that swine fod laigely on pas-{will answer well __ Whitewash will  turo, hold loots and nitiogonoous also answer, made by using water  foods are much loss subject* to the that contains 4 per cont pine car-  dis-enso  than  thoso    fed almost     en- Ibolic acid.  Thuiston would still have had it ap  pear as he permitted Mauan to overtake lum 111 the foiest on hcr way to  tho Sundaj-school.   .  She vvas blooming and beautiful as  the morning itself as she nppioached.  Ife turned with a ladiant smile to  gieet her  "Welcome' thrice welcome, dearest  one'    Youi     coming is   moio joyous  And when vvillthnt bo, faiicst?"  "I do not know ( but do  not vis.t  mo  at   the  cottage,   drai    Tnuiston,  it  would bc indiscreet "  (To bo Uonlinucd.)    -  tiiely  on  corn  and     that  with     tho  latter tho disease is much moie violent.  It has  been noticed  that  11  sons  vv hero  fresh   coi n   is  fed  -4���������  A'=T"Vi6ilocl���������mv  native-place  last"  week      Thought  I  would   show    mv  sea- 1 old  schoolfellows  how  prosperous    I  with   had been eincc I left home"        B ���������  A  HEARTLESS  TAMILY  than that of dav    Welcome, mv own  theso vvoids to woman bjoic, for   It clear Mauan'   May I  now    call    vou,Topham    had,  for    a    wonder  novel   lovod before    Mauan, the iir,t|,mne?   Have I  rend  that   an<,'el-smilo  tlirough it.    Usuallv  she rose  moment that I saw ' ' ~ ....  without  knowing  Tho-c had    been  a severe  Ihuiuii r-  storm   in  the    night,   and  old     .Mrs  slept  ighl-  Settd for froo sample  SCOTT i& BOW NE. Chemists  Toronto, Ont.  BOo. tAt-ni $1.01). All druggists  was that had kindled in my natuie  I havo loved jou more and moro  eveiy day' I love jou moie than  wolds can tell or heai t conceive' I  only live in j-our presence' Marian'  not ono word or glance for me? Oh,  speak' Tuin your dear face     tc-  waid me," he said, putting his ha id  aiound her head "Speak to me,  Marian, for I aaoic���������I woiship j-oul"  "I do not deserve to bo loved in  that way I do not wish it, for it  is vviong���������idolatious, ' she said, m  a low, tumbling voice  "Oh' what do you mean? Is tb"  love upon which my lifo seems to  hang so offensive to you'' Sav,  Mauan' Oh! j'ou are compassionate  by nature, how can ,vou keep me in  tho toituie of suspense'" "  "I do' not keep you so."  "You will lot me love j'ou?"  Mai iim   slipped    her    hand in his,  that vvas her reply.  "You vvill lovo mo0"  For an  answer    sho gently pressed  his flngeis    He piessed her hand    to  his  he.tit,.to   Ins   lips,   coveting     it  with kisses  "Yet, oh I speak to me, dearest, let  mov hear from your lips that jou  lovo 1110���������a litllo���������but better than I  deserve. Will you'' Suj', Mai inn'  Speak,  dctiiost gill'"  "I cannot tell j'ou now," she sni-i,  In a low, Ihulllng- tone 'I am th.s-  tuibod. I wish lo grow quiet; and I  must go  Home.'  Lot  us  return."       ���������  jou I loved J'ou.i nrighf   Is it thc blessed hoinld of a'.d hor lamp, dressed horseir, and snt  what  now   life   it   luippy  answer to  my     praj*ei'>"     ho! dov 11 111 a chair vvhosejog. were set  happy  answt  I whispeied, as he took hii hand nm!  passed his mm aiound hcr head and  bi ought it down upon his bosom  "Speak, m> Marian' Speak, my bo-  loved' Aro j-ou my own, as I am  joins''"  Her nnsvver vvas so low-toneJ that  ho hnd to "bend his head down closo  to her lips' to hear her murmui:  "I love j'ou dcnily Bet I love  jou, too well to ruin jour prospects  You must not bind y oui self to rne  just yet, dear Thurston," and meekly and gently, she sought to slip  from his embrace  But he slid his aim around - her  lightlj', bending his head and whispering eagerly.        '  "What mean you, Mauaii? Your  woids  nre incomprehensible "  "Dear Thuiston," she answered, in  a tremulous ana thrilling voice, "���������  have known j our grandfather long  by leport, and I'am well aware or  his chai actor and disposition and  habits But only j'esterday I chnnced  to learn fiom one who vvas well 111-  founed that old Mr. Willcoxcn had  swoin to make you his heir only  upon condition of jour finding a  budo 'of equal or supouor fortunes  If now j'ou weie lo engage yourself  to, me, j'our grandfather would dis-  inhetit jou. I love jou too well, '  .he muimured xory low, "to rum  j-our fortunes Y'ou must not bind  ycursell to mo just now, Thurston  in  glass  tumble! s  Instcad of being grateful that she  had not boon aware of tho stoim, the  old lady vvas filled with wrath when  sho heard of it the noxt morning.  "I declare, I should think I wns  boarding 'steud of living among my  own folks'" she snid "Wa'n't there  one of my children nor grandchildren  that thought enough o' 1110 lo wake  mo' There I might have boon-struck  by lightning in my sleep and nover  known  what killed me'"  A REGULAR CUSTOMER  Uncle Eeastus, the.village plasterer and vvhite-waslior, who mauiud  and buiiod four wives, was about to  acquire a fifth He wont to tho  house of tho l-osbvlcuan minislor,  a veneiable man vvno had ofhcialed^  at several of his pievious weddings,  to mako arrangements to be lnar-  lied theie the following ,evening  Of couioo I shall be glad lo  mairy you lo your new wife Unrlc  'flastus," said the minislor ' This  will be the third or fourth time for  mo, won't it? now docs it happen,  undo, that you never have a colored  pioacher tie thp knot  for vou?"  "Well, sah," ho answered, ' I's  Lintl o' gol in do habit o' git tin' a  white liun  to  do  my marrj'in",    an'  much ficedom tho discisc is usually "Did thev seem to appreciate vour  moicN vnu'lenl than at other times usu in the woild0" A���������"Well, I  It is thus veiy evident that thoro should sav so Almost cvoiv man  is some lelation  betweon  staitima cr ,1 mot wanted to boirovv a dollar.  I reckon I'll alius do it     I's tumble  And  this loving,  fiauk  aud gener-*sot in my ways, Mistah Pa'ker."-  I  Mr. Bull���������"What on oaith's the u-o of a sign-post like this?"-  THE INERTUOF RUSSIA  THE PEOPLE AHE LOSING ALL  AMBITION.  Even      the      Gorgoously    Dressed  Ar__7 Officers Don't Enliven  Lifo.  One of tho most striking discoveries which one makes iu the course of  a residence in this country, wutos  the St Peteisbuig correspondent of  the Loudon Morning Post, is the ail  prevailing inertia of tho stalwart  and soc-nungly lusty liivssinn race, an  11 ci tm that appeals 10 lc common  lo nll-rlnsscs and to spr'iig from no  paitlcular accident of cucilmstanco  i.nless the long Uussian winter can ������������������  bo hefd partly responsible. I ha.'o  beforo alluded to tho impression of  convalescents out for an airing produced by the heavily ovei coated ni������n-  lcssly lounging soldiers and sailo.'S  oil duty in the streets of the capital,  tho olhcers, in spite of their brilliant  and imposing uniforms, do not sue- -���������  cecd much better 111 imparting a tono  of dash and vigor to their surroundings.  A young officer stationed in a town  duves from lus quui ters to his club,  fiom his club to his leslauiant, back  to lus club and so forth, und thnt  icpicsonts ubout the sum of his nou-  piofessional exertions, by driving it  must not bc supposed that he climos  into a high dogcart and steers a  spirited pony through tho streets If  ho possesses a private carriage it  takes the foun of a roomj', well-  cushioned brougham or victoi ia  diavvn by a pair of heavy, long-  mancd, flowing-tailed horses and  duven by a fat bearded coachman  swathed in thick quilted gnrments  into the semblance of a huge humon  sock In this convej'ance he takea  thc air if the weather should be sufficiently tempting.  OFFICERS  AND   CIVILIANS.  Brave, charming, and good nntureti  as the Russian oflicer is universally  acknowledged to be by those who  1-novv lum,-he has ceitainly no compelling unpiilso towards thc recreations of saddle and greensward, and  one contiast- wondeungly tho u-i-  ceasiug outdooi p'ograninio of an Indian militaiy station under the ener-  xaling influence of a tiopical almos  phero One cenior oflicer, probably  not of Russian stock, maj Le seen at  times taking horse exercise in "tlu  streets of St. 'retcrsburg, and I believe that a letter addressed to this  city "to the Cer.eial who rides,"  would find him without difiiculty. ,  With thc jounger generation of the  militaiy caste it is  the same story.  In tlio spacious grounds attached   to  one of the cadet headquarters in Sr  Petersburg one maj' find on a     luM  summer evening   the   j-ouths of     tho-.  British  und   Clermnn   colonies vigop-- -  ously engaged 111 football practice or   _  in  thc milder activities of lawn tennis,-while   the   cadets walk sedoljly  along tho   gravel   paths     or find an  outlet  for   then   superfluous- energies  in  tho    game of   gorodki,  somewhat  resembling ninepins.  In civilian walks'of life the    same  stagnation       has     univeisal     s'vay,  among the peasant agriculturists    in  the     countiy     districts   ar.d certaui  classes   of     low nf oik tneie     arc    of    *  course    seasons   and  occasions  when  ei.ergy is a matter of necessitj'.  I.ut  when"  that     compulsion  of    circum- -  stance is removed or non-existent 1 i.o   .  Russ.an  relapses    naturally  into    au  atmosphere  of  congenial  torpditj'.  "LIVED OX THEIR BOOTS."  Tn every Russian town of any si.v  Iheio are thousanos or hundreds oi  well-built healthy-looking men, ranging fiom eighteen jcais upwards, but  mostly 111 tho pumo of caily man-'  hood, v.ho occupy the posts of door  kcepois nnd yaid keepeis, and whose  n-.ost laborious functions consist of j .  little sweeping and wood chopping,  an occasional errand, and sometimes  oscoitfngan ovcrdiunken wayfarer lo--  his destination I'or the test of thc.i-  time they sleep, or gossip by,the  hour over sweetenc.1 concoctions of  weak tea, or play mild baby g.ini*������3  with their children or'any inendly  dog or kitten that comes their wav.  And in then peaked caps, gay shirts  and high blucher boots, they convoy  the impression of a sort of Piaetur-  ian=guard-in_unares- ,���������^ ,���������.��������� __���������_  Probably the custom of dross, vg  nearly every male civilian, from  small' erliindbojs to postmen and  such minor oflic.als, in high military  boots is 1 esponsiblc for many of, oi.r  earliest notions of the Russians as a  stern truculent wan ior breed. An  aimy, it hns been snid, marches en  its stomach, the Russians for several  generations have lived on their boots.  If an average British boy weie P"-t  ixt en caily age into such boots hc  would be comc a svvnshbucki ig terror  to his family and neighborhood, and  in duo courso would rove abroad  and found an cmpiie, ci at any into  di>' of a tropical disease. A Russian  would not fe;l impelled by the same  influence 1111 ther than tho nearest  sumnici   garden.   ������   - S(iUELCHE_i  Many a .traveller, who has looked  foivvnrd to a railroad journey ns a  season when he need not talk, will  sympathize with th'^s just tuumpli  recorded in the London Globe  He vv anted to read, but tho man  opposite would persist in trying to  talk as the train moved swiftly  along After seveial brief replies .  lhe student began to grow tircdy  "The grass is veiy gieen, isn't if"  said tho v.ould-be conversationalist,  pleasant I>-  "Yes." said the student. "Sucht  a change I'om the blue and red grass  we've been having latelv"  In the silence that followed ho began  another  chapter.  He (on his knees)���������"Dailmg, I  love jou with all mv heait, with all.  my soul, nnd with all the strength  of my being " She���������"Arc jou 111  earnest Claience'" He ''reproachfully)���������"In earnest' Do yoj think  I am baggini* niy tir-..���������:,-s in this  vvay for fun?"  __l  :-m  ��������� Mt  .-tl  Sr m  v***l  ' PaJ  -ft 41  1 -  ' 1 ;  .���������<-  ���������-*:   f-  *- -  ..- J "    - Jl  '."���������������������������'a-"     l tl  ���������*���������    .     '~    _1  .i 1 ��������� y %-^M.  * rl ^Stl-trt-M  *���������  Ai -!_.-vl  -       ' '''-j'Jr'M  '-      .^Jf*.'  At   * *'~itt  c_ V_> _r  2lK-.|  '- _^ -  ^4  r- rt ^*-  JhxJ' K UUtt*U*_*Mk--fc_  "e'O  *>���������"  Sta  Ladies' Furs  Japanese Silk  Kimonas  Cloth Jackets  Silk Skirts  Dress Jackets  Golf Jackets  Iancy Wrappers  Opera Fans  Fey Collars  Lace Ties    ~  Umbrellas  Belts  <(  ii  it  n  tt  a  tt  i;  ti  Ladies'Silk Bags  Kid Gloves  Knit Shawls  Blouses  Dainty Hdkfs  F'cy Hosiery  Leather Hand  Bag's  Silk Piano Covers and  Drapes  Cushion Tops  Down Comforters  Portier Curtains  Lace Curtains  (Cen's Suits  Men's Overcoats  Men's House Coats  Men's Gloves  Men's Ties.  Fancy Braces  Fine Umbrellas  Men's Mufflers  Silk Handkerchiefs  Suit Cases, Hand Bags  Boys' Reefers  Boys' Overcoats  Boys' Brown Suits.  Why Pay the Big*  Price  0  elsewhere when we can give  You Reductions like these.  SOLE AGENT FOR  Walkover Shoe  Best American  make.  1-3 OFF  ALL OUR  h  'ia  a  '.������  5  ���������  0  0  0  '0  s  0  0  :  0  0  0  0  0  fi  [  Men's -Wiling. _o(l  1-3 OFF  ALL OUR  9 h*  DRY GOODS  ,������_/���������  1-3 OFF  ALL OUR  Since vve are now- doing- a  Cash Business we can give you  some excellent bargains in  XMAS GOODS. 'We have  cleaned out our last year's  supply and have everything new-  and up-to-date.  Don't forget the Xmas Cards  9  *  *  a  0**aaaaaaaa******a****aa**  foiicy (ioods and M Wares  CANADA DRUG  & BOO  Married  Bro-w.,--McGuire���������On the 27th insl.,  at the home of the bride's father,  by the Bev. XV. C. Calder. Mr.  Gilchrist Brown to Iluby Taylor  McGuire.  LOCALISMS  Bargains for Friday and Saturday  in Japanese China at a 20 per cent discount.    Persons wishing this  quality  of  goods   for New Vear gifts vvill do  "���������well U������ give us a call���������C, B. Hume Co.  of Golden, is in  \%  I  It.    i  M  XV.   B.  Robertson,  the city this week.  A. M. Pinkham is in Calgary on a  holiday visit to his parents.  Midnight mass was celebrated at the  Catholic Church on Christmas Eve.  Wentworth" Smythe is visiting"  friends on the Pacific coast this week.  Watson's open air link vvas well  patronized on Christmas Day by lovers  of skating.  The C. P. R. fire brigade gave a  banquet to their friends in the tTnion  Hotel Restaurant on Saturday  night.  On^Ch-istmas day J. V. Perks was  the recipient of a handsome present  from the members of the Kevelstoke  Club.  Knox Presbyterian Church, Rev. J.  R. Robertson, B.A., Pastor.���������Regular  services on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Sabbath school and Bible class  at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  on Wednesday" night at 8 o'clock.  Choir practice on Friday night at 8  o'clock. A cordial welcome is extended to all.  R. P. Lewis came in on Saturday  from AVinnipeg to spend Christinas  vvith his family.'  Mv. and Mrs. J. A. Jamieson anil  family are spending the holidays wilh  friends at Calgary.  The Independent Bund vvill bold  their annual "blow-out" in the band  room Saturday night.  Supl. Douglas of the National Park  al Banff spent Christmas in the citv  vvith Mv. and Mrs. G. S. McCarter.  Miss Manson aud Miss Dixon, of the  city schools, left ou Friday evening  Ia.l to spend the holidays at their  homes on the coast.  The Imperial Bank have issued a  very pietty calendar for 1906. also a  neat littlo savings bank book in Morocco leather pocket case.  Mr. John McCarty. brother of D.  McCarty and Miss McCarty, of Regina,  is in tho city on a holiday visit after  an absence of several years.  I. A. of M. held an ''at home" in  Selkirk Hall on Christinas night, a  splendid prograine, luncheon and a  good time generally was the result.  Miss M. A. Fraser, of New West-  minstei, formerly of the public school  stair here, is spending her Christmas  holidays vvith Mrs. Robbins, second  street.  Shoes  1-3 OFF  ALL OUR, k  ���������  and  !Vv  THAT MAN NEXT TO YOU  smokes our cigars, ask him  how. he likes them, Brown's  Cigar Store.  Methodist Church. Sunday, Dec. 30.  ���������a. in. "The Kind of Preachers vm;  need Today," p. in. "The Relation  between Life and Destiny," Rev. C.  li. M. Sutherland, pastor.  Tliose desirous of voting at. (he  municipal elections which take place  next monlh should remember thnt thc  list closes on Kntmd-iy ac five o'clock  and registration must be made before  that time.  G. M. Mcl-Ctizio. C.P.R. operator nt  Kenton. Mini., has perfected an automatic device for calling another office  which wiH do the work of a man in  thi.s respect. Tie expects il to greatly  facilitate telegraphy.  T. Broderick arrived this week from  Endui-hy t(. take a position in W,  Bews'drug store. E. P. Stewart, who  ha-i been with Mr. Bews for the past  six months, left this week for Rnllo,  Assa., having purchased a drug business in that town.  LadieS' Day ' Friday, at  Brown's Cigar Store  1* P- - r      A~  \Ws  11- t  Is;  \t-5  tt'.  -1.  m  1906 CALENDARS 1906  ��������� AT ���������  HALF PRICE  Great Slump  in   STATUARY Selling   Below  Cost  Reduction on all Holiday Goods  Walter Bews, Phm. B, DS_e.ni  MACKENZIE AVENUE, NEXT HUME BLOCK.  %  L. TI. Buck came in on Saturday  from Vancouver to spend lhe holidays  with his family,  Mrs. -and Miss Woodley left on  Saturday io spend n few weeks with  friends at Golden.  Thc Rev. and Mrs. Sutherland were  given a Christinas box, by the members of the congregation, iii the form  of an envelope well filled vvith banknotes. The gift vvas especially the  work of the young people of "the  church.  Mnyor Brown has received a circular  letter from the National Trust Co..  Liquidators of the Yoik County Loan  Co.. giving some particulars of the  objpcls of the liquidators in their  efforte to straighten out the troubles  of the Loan Co.  ���������The���������Dominion��������� Express���������Company,  have decided to put in a telephone nt  their office in the new C. P. H. depot,  and will call in tln-ir cards. Pei-i>ns  requiring the delivery rig to call  will in future hnve to notify the company over the 'phone.  An arrangement has been entered  into by the proprietors of the oily  drug stores wher������*hy ono is kept. open,  in turn, each ovening. the oth. rs closing e.-ich night ������il 7:30, except Saturday. This Arrangement holds good  throughout the winter.  Quite ;i large mimbei of the young  people, who nre strangers in the city,  spent Christmas evening in the .Methodist pnrtnnage. a most enjoyal Ie  evening was enjoyed by all nnd a  hearty vote of chunks extended to  Air. and Mrs. Sutherland for the home  like evening as their guests.  Contracts for the supply of fifteen  million feci, of fir bridge, the largest  ever- placed in British Columbia, have  been mnde at Vancouver by the McDonald-McMillan company of Winnipeg for the construction of bridges,  trestles and grading on that section of  the Grand Ti link Pacific railway, fiom  Poit.ige la Pi.iirie westward'to the  Touchwood Mills. The greater part of  the m-Arei-iiil .Vill be furnished by Vancouver miils, Ivit some of it will be  secured ftom tho Kootenays.  Chicago, Dec. 27.���������On a crowded  Ashland avenue electric car at Thii ty-  sixlh stieet last night, six armed men  fired a score of shots through the  windows and roof 'and were engjged  in robbing the passengers, including  seveial women and children, when the  trolley pole was removed from the  iv ire hy lhe conductor and tbe bandits  were left sffuggling in the d.ukness.  While the male passengers and .the  car ciew were battling with the  thieves a wagon' load of policemen  arrived and five of the robbers weie  captured.  Two men boarded the front platform  of the car at Thirty-sixth street, and  holding ievof.ers at" the head of^thi^  motoim.in, James Ciillnghan, forced  him lo stop the car. Pour accomplices  then got on the reiir platform and  while one of them coveredjames Link,  (he conduclor, vvith his weapon, three  entered tlie car.  "Everybody hold   np   your  hands.,  We want your money and  will shoot  the first man   who tries  lo stop  up,"  said the leader of the bund.  Evidently hoping thoroughly lo  frighten their intended victims before  risking the w Iioleiale robbery, the tiio  fired repeatedly thiough the windows  and roof.  A passenger, who escaped from the  car, informed the police, who came in  a patrol wagon, enteied the cat-and  diove the robbers fiom it at the points  of their tovolvers. The bandits exchanged shots vvith the police, but  were overpowered.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  EXTRA SPECIAI  The   balance  of Our  ���������Women's Jackets  Women's Rain Coats  TERMS FOR THIS SALE STRICTLY CASH  Largo   line  Howson's.  of    cai pet   squares  Halibut and   Kip   Herring arriving  fresh daily at C. B. Hume and Co's.  Ladies'      Day      Friday,  BROWN'S CIGAR Store.'  *******a*a������ci������**������*aa******a  a *  SEE OUR STOCK OF  Notice.  'On (}nd after January lst'ne.t the  barber shops will close each evening  at 7:30 o'clock, excepting Saturdays.  .T. A. Morgan,  Roy MaoPon.vld.  Leather Goods  Perfumes,  Books -  Candies  **���������������- . '  Calendars  Pictures.   -  Hansons gloves and gauntlets for  milt ond men for sale at C. B. Hun e  and Co's.  Overshoes nnrl rubbers for men,  women   and   children  at C. li. Hume  and Go's.  Smoke Brown's "Special"  Cigar.  The prettiest stock of parlor furniture you ever saw in the city at How-  OPEN CONFESSION is mado  that Brown sells the BEST IN  THE WEST. -     .  YOU'RE THE MAN wo want to"  RedCtoss Drug'vCe.  Japanese nnd Navel oranges, apples,  banana . and coco.units at C. B. Hume  and Co's.  Smoke Brown's  " Mar ca  Vuelta "Cigar.   .  Another (shipment of our celebrated  soap in oc. eakes on sale once more at  0. JJ. Unmet and Co's.  New laid eggs will ariivo weekly  and will sell at the lovveot market  price at C. B.'Hume and Co's.  Bring your Christmas pictures and  calendais along, let us frame them for  you, John B. .-Wood, the furniture  store.  FURNISHED ROOM TO RKNT-  Mnckenzie avenue, apply* for particulars al the Heraj_d office..  U R A CUS tomer we would  like ".to .have 'try our 8PECIAL  eifiar; BROWN'S pIQAR 8TORE.  v    .' fi, -.I- AiJ A''-*-.   "*������,l|!V.)t      ...  --,'     ���������   ' '*  ^-/ATiHpJjsOh &'Beiys^can-be:had this  sfia90iis''pack^of,rt6i*nat6-S," cp'trC peas}  i.._.-l._ '._...___.!._��������� -_-._!_���������."*���������..-:_j ._ _l_ __  PRICE  'eorge Company^  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������_���������������������������������������������  acdonald  a  n  o  o  <���������  n  i.  a  li  It  li  n  li  EXTEND    OUR   HEARTIEST,  .Greetings to all our patrons, and take this --.<<;  opportunity of extending- our wishes"'for/a'"i"-v  Bright and Prosperous New Year.  -*___  J. Q. Macdonald  The Up-to-Date Clothier.

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