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 ^JSTJD  RAILWAY  JOURNAL.  Vol    V.  No    14f4  REVELSTOKE B. C.   SATURDAY,  JUNE 28. 1902  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  Fresh  Groceries.  o  u  R  S  P  E  C  I  A  L  T  Y  We are the largest buyers  of GROCERIES in the  Nortft Kootenay, and are  therefore able to offer the  very best goods produced  in the world at the very  lowest prices. Although  times have been hard during the past year, our business has been the largest  we ever had in Revelstoke,  "which is very encouraging  to us.  This year we have made  arrangements which will  enable us to give our customers ' better prices than  evSr before.  REVELSTO IE  X  "it!  W. G. & R.  Shirts  " These Shirts are recog-  ; - nized. to be superior to  any made ih Canada for  Style and Durability.  .We have them in all the  Latest Patterns.  Neck Ties  ���������"'"The" celebrated Currie Tie  ���������The Spring Patterns  in these Goods have just  been' received, and. for  Beauty and Taste, excel  ' ��������� anything jet produced  by this Renowned Firm.  of Tie Makers.  Hats! Caps  t  The wor ld-renowned  Christie and Fedora Hats  A consignment in the  Latest" Styles has just  been opened up.  Underwear  For Spring and Summer.  A well selected consignment of Imported Scotch  and English fine, woolen  Balbriggan and Fleece-  Lined Underwear just to  hand.  Hosiery  &  $  Ladies' and Gent's Hosiery in Silk, Cashmere,  and Wool. A complete  stock of the Latest Patterns and Best Quality.  Hardware  A carload ��������� of Assorted  Hardware just opening  up.  G. B. Hume  & Co.  Mystic Shriners in Revelstoke.  (Written especially for TheHeiui.u.1  t;i kin  The Home Teams Win. in  Football, Lacrosse and Baseball Matches ��������� Successful  Sports.  The Coronation sports in this city  were largely ut tended by outsiders  from K.mloop-5. Gulden, Enderby .'iikI  other points. The ivcither during the  first 'day w,is very disagreeable,  mining heavily most of the time. The  following are the results ol! the game*,  and sports :  THURSDAY.  Gun Club Shout for Cowan Holten  Downs Cup, won . hy Golden by one  point. Golden���������McR.ih 15. Taylor 12,  Pinkham' 13, McDonell -12, total 32.  Revelstoke���������Barber 17. Brown 12.  Phipps lil. McDonnell '.). total 31.  The junior football game hei ween  Revelstoke and Golden was fast and  exciting the lads on hoth sides pl.iviu*.-  up well iiot\vith'**t*in<ling the heavy  rain, and the heavier ball. Tiie g.inu-  resulted in favor of lievelstoke t.vi.  goals to nil. The teams were:���������  Golden���������Woodland, goal; SMITer and  B. Hanna, backs; Iloustonr-Miug m.  Kenny, half hacks; It. Hanna, Maloiie,  Uonnell. Pughe. McLntosh. forwards.  Revelstoke���������R. Smythe. goal; Inches,  Palmer, backs: Kcu'os. Choycc*. Dont.  half hacks; XV. Bo.ivo. Dunne, U.  Beavo, Hillier, Richards, for wind.  After .lunch the Golden and Revel  stoke senior football teams lined up a.*,  follows: Golden���������Moss. tcoiil; Taylor  and Ltfleur, backs; Stalker, Andeisom  Kins, halfback?; ljuckhaiu..Uonnell.  Robertson, Flynn, .Sinclair, lYirw.uds.  Revelsloke���������Dodd, goal; McGuire and  Schnider. backs: Lyons. U.irr. Carey,  half backs; XV. Be.iva, -Adam-inn.  Aim.in,, Clioyce. XV. Smythe. The  Golden team was clearly <uitcl.issi-d  in this game Revelstoke practically  having it.their own way, scoring four  ������011 Is to theit opponent--, nil.  The game of tho day however proved  to he "the lacrosse match between  Kamloops and Revelstoke. The team-  were!  - Kamloops���������Kerr, goal; Gre.itrix.  point; Pickering, 1st defence: Litre*  iiiouille; Mot-ill. .3rd defence: Owens.,  centre; Finlavsou, 1st home: Adain.-  2nd home; Nelson, 3rd linn.-1: Blair,  outside home; Scott, inside home; J.  McC'rum, field captain.  Rev-jlstokc���������Trimble, goal; CugliUn.  point; Edwards, cover point; Nesbill,  1st defence; Blackburn, 2nd defence:  Jakes, :3rd defence: Graham, centre:  Stanford, 3rd home; Melville, 2nd  home: Cao, 1st home; Bond, outside  home; Chambers, inside home.  It was a bal He royal f" om st irt to  finish, the only' goal scored bi/itig in  favor of Revelstoke, Bund doing the  trick about 3 minutes after the face  off. The teams were very evenly  matchedlind the"h"onie~leatirr1!"firto-l)Ti  congratulated on'pntting up the game  they did with only from two to three  weeks practice.  Fit! DAV.  Tho baseball game between Enderby  a'nd Revelsloke attracted much attention and was ivitnefn'id hy a large  number of spectatoi*, the weather  being fine. -1 The <?ame was keenly  contested the re*=ult being in favor of  Revelstoke. who. were two runs to  the good and an innings to spare.  Following were the tenuis: _I*'i'.derby  -Woods. McGuire, Bell, Burns Mclntyre, Grecrihcin, Lockelt, Rowe,  Alunder ��������� 17. UevelnloUe ��������� Oakley,  Edwards. McLean. Te.ijzuc**. McLeod.  Graham, Bradshaw, Maunder, unci  McDonald.���������10.  A ciicket match between the single  and married playeis of the city followed the baseball game re.-ultitig in  a win for the bachelors by sevoti  l atis. The following weie the teams:  Mairied���������Jackson, LartutlH'ir. flimvn,  LeMaisti-9, Palmer, B. R. Atkins.  Malev. Field, Williamson. Procunier,  Sutherland -38. Single-rlL S. Atkins.  Upper, Baker, Leleaux, R. Smythe. W  Smythe, Graham, Parham, Urahten.  Purvis, MoDormld.   45.  ATHLETIC SJ'OKTS.  - Quarter   mile   foot"   race���������Graham,  Bond.    .     ,  Running Long Jump--Field, 15ft Tin  Sweeny 14ft. 101-2-n.  Standing long jump���������Gainer Sft 3.  Ward SR 3 1-2. '  Girls' race���������Nellie Diniels.  Fii emeu's race���������Field, Mc Donald.  100 yards���������McDonal.l, Bond.  Putting shot���������Upper.  Sack race���������Ray Fra-er.  Machinists race���������T. Carey,  Bicycle race.���������Andeison (Golden)  Biown (Revelstoke).  An enjoyable dance in lhe Opera  House last night brought a successful  celebration to a close.  ���������'There's a   chiel   among   ye  notes and faith he'll pretit' em."  June 19th was a red fez night in'the  annals of Revelstoke the nobles and  heroes of Al Koian Temple A. A. O.  N. M. S. will bear testimony to i he  fact that llio first syllable of  mn* town's name was peciili.-n Inappropriate to the occasion.  They came, they saw. (by the aid of  ihe moon and the electiie lighl) and  were conquered.  The hands of our up-tcrdate. clocks  pointed to 21.30 as the tired lull lub  ambled around,, thu hoise shoe curve,  the lights in the distance meeting his  j;azu were -is the balm of Gilead to a  fainting soul. Thus encouraged he-  got a hump upon himself and puffing  and panting came to a stand still  ready and willing to b'e unbridled  whilst his bin den discharged itself.  .'���������Allah soit heni" exclaimed the  faithful and their princesses, but  baik! the muezzin is sounding then  in the strains of tha chant of their  great tribe Al Merc-an broke upon  their ear.*, there was a yell replete  wit h gladness and approval. Slowly  ascending a flight of steps they  enfer.'d the mosque of Sheik P. R.  theie receiving fraternal greetings  from tluise who whilst they had noi  yet. imbibed ol the waters that flow  from the gargling fount of Iniun nor  triivei'.-ed tlie burning S.ihaia had  tin lied llieir gaze tow.ird the land of  t he i ising sun. Afterwards in the  tent of Potentate "Ali Ben Keese  assisted by othei' ahs milk, honey,  dates, laisins,, were tendered their  guests whilst Oriental mixed with  OLcidont.il fruit juices mado glad the  hearts of i he throng, but as all good  things ha ve an end the curtain fell  and as the deal pointed hall around  the circle (old stvle) refreshed and  reinvigoratc.l the ship of Hie deseit  turned hi.- f.u e toward the east  bearing \03 happy mnrt.ils homeward  who carry with them many pleasant  rei'ollfctions of llieir jouvnuy not lhe  least of whicli is"that unregeneiale' nf  Revelstoke.  SKLAir.  ex  The Propsrty of the Prince  Mining: and Development Co.  Proved to be of Inestimable  Value.  D. H. Willcox, foreman of I he Prince  Mining Company is down from the  Standard and ropmIs that after cross  cutting at t he lower tunnel they struck  a body of six feet of solid ore, some  simple*! of which he brought down  with him. The ore is very massive  and will carry n high percentage of  copper besides running up well in  silver and- some gold. At the time Mr.  Willcox left the fulj width ol the cue  body was not asc-erlaii-cil but in his  opinion it will probably be from S lo  10 feet wide, with a. depth of about 150  feet. This large showing, with the  eighl f?et of ore already piovcd on the  Conipiaiuler as already pointed out in  Tins* Herald, prael it-ally proves lhe  property of the Prince Mining Go. to  be a mine of .inestimable value, and  their legitimate and systematic work  of the past two yeais is thus rewarded.  The energy any pei severance dis  played hy the ollicials of this company  in opening up this wonderful property  and thus doing their share towards  developing the. iiiimex.se resources ol  the Big B.ind is woi thy of the highest  praise. Lure Heiui.ii takes this  opprutunily of congratulating them on  the successful -1 esnlt of their en tor-  prise,   and   feels   that   they have well  des-erver!  the  (inanci.il   benefits which  ������  will follow.  The sleam?r now brings this, as all  other Big Bend properties, within easy  reach of Revelstoke and The Hkrald  suggests that outside mining men take  advantage th������ieof liy'spendiug a week  or so among   the   different properties  in llie Big Bend.  ���������  ���������   The City Council.  The city council met on Fiiday  evening with His Wniship the Mayor  in the chair, and Aid. McLeod, Iinme,  McMahoii. Manning, Law and Taylor  present. .Minutes of previous meeting  were read and adopled.  It was moved by Aid. Taylor,  seconded by Aid. Manning that a  six ton wagon scale be purchased from  the Gurnev Scale Company for SJJ20  less 10 per tent.���������Carried.  Moved by .Aid. McLeod, sconded by  Aid. Taylor that Mr. R. Tapping's  request to construct n sidewalk be  granted, and that an 8 foot sidewalk  -be-built-to-replace-existing-walk-from  Molsons Bank to' railway track on  First Street, the work in both cases to  be done under the % direction of the  Puhlic Works committee.���������Carried.  Moved by Aid. McMahon, seconded  by Aid. Iinme that the Public Works  Committee he empowered to construct  a suitable tower, bo feet high, on No. 1  fire hall.���������Curried.  Moved by Aid. McLeod, seconded hy  Aid. Hume, that bylaw No. 01, lieing  a bylaw to amend the Health bylaw,  hefinally passed and adopted,���������Carried.  The bylaws .ipthoriiiing the grunting  of S150 for the put pose of aiding the  establishment of a drill hall in the  city, and for the raising of $S0OO by  the Usui* of debentures lo assist iu  defraying the cost of a new public  school for the city were'"finally passed  and adopted.  Moved by Aid. McLeod. seconded by  Aid. Hume that the point of Revision  to rc.vi-e the assessment loll for lhe  year 1002, he held on August 1st, 1902,  at the office of city clerk.���������Carried.  The council then adjourned.  Notice.'.  The members ol Kootenay LodgeNo.  15 A. F. it A. M. willi meet' in the  Masonic Hall on Sunday the 20th. at  7 p.m., for the purpose of attending  Divine Service. -    ���������  Sojourning Brelhern cordially  invited to attend. By order of the  W. M.  Rout. Goius^n,  ' Secretary.  ���������Bargains   in   summer  Reid k Young's.  clolhing    at  Honor Roll and Promotion List  of the City Schools For the  Year Ending June 30th 1902.  ���������A Fair Showing.  Standing for the month of June.���������  Sr. Dept. Names arc given in order of  merit :  High school class���������B. Lawson.  Sr.'1th.    Class I.���������Maud Hyatt,  Pearl  Robinson. Lulu Patrick.'  Srlth. Class II.��������� Hilda Hobbs.  "Winnie McRury, Norma McNab.  HONOR. ROLL VOR TJII! YEA 11.  General    conduct  and    standing-  Bessie Lawson.  General proficiency���������Maud Hyatt.  Regular attendance���������Lulu Patrick.  PROMOTION  LIST.  From class II to class I Sr 4th.���������  Hilda Hobbs, Winnie McRury, Norma  McNab, Delia Morgan, Gertrude Law-  son. Adele Levequc, Arthur Bennett,  John Fraser, Robert Caley, Homer  Bolton, Emma Levequo, Earl Pettipiece.  IIONOR ROLL DIV. II.  Proficiency���������Maggie Calder.  Punctuality  and regularity���������Libby  Burget. -  Deportment���������Frank McConnell.  HONOR ROLL DIV. III.  ' Proficiency���������Jean Hyatt, medalist;  Clifford Risteen.  Punctuality and regularity���������Nellie  Robinson.  Deportment���������Doris Bennett.    * %'t" .  HONOR ROLL DIV. IV.  Proficiency���������Erie Coursier,  Deportment���������Esther Floyd,  Regularity  and   punctuality���������John  ���������McRury.  -     HONOR ROLL DIV. V.  Regularity and punctuality���������Leo  Benoit.  Proficiency���������Charles Procunier.'  ,   Deportment���������Alice Bell.  HONOR roll div. VI.  Regularity���������Donald Calder.   , .    ''  Proficiency���������Lillian Lee.  Deportment���������Eugene Nealon.'  PHOjrOTlON LIST DIV. II,  From Jr, 4th to Sr. 4tl������-^A{aggie  Calder, Harold - Bmridge, Libby  BlU'gpt, Frank McConnell, Geoffrey  Haggen, Grace Gordon, Flo.'a McRury,  Beny Dickey,*Rayi**un.c"t Fvaaa*.*. Josie  Ainslie, **"leannr I^ell, George Hay,  George Son.es, Hazel B,uck, Annie  Palmer.  From 3rd to Jr. 4th���������Edith Oooke,  Nellie Bain, Kathleen "Ji'raser, Mattie  Calder, JJaggie Darnels,   Rohevt   Mc-  "EX0EPT.CNAL VALUES IU SUMMS?. QLOTHIKlJ AND SUMMER UNDERWEAS.  SUMMER VESTS AND CORSETS.  TSie Saflsfactory Store.  The article you want, the quality that will please and surprise you ; the  prices that insure your pocketbook against a vaccum���������all are here.  Wido-a-wakc buyers should all be here, too,   to  claim their share of  what is waiting- for tljcm. 3  If you want to sec a parade of reasons for purchasing now, just call and  examine the Tine lines we quote :���������        ' '<  WONDERFUL SAVINGS IN FOOTWEAR  This is how this Shoe Chief wins fresh laurels in.. On Saturday we  offer choice new linos of Summer Footwear at prices that would average about one-half the regular values. We keep so closely in touch  with thc Shoe Trade that we invariably get first chance to buy the best  Shoe Snaps that come to thc surface. The prices are convincing proofs  that wc know when and where to buy so as to save big money for those  who arc looking for Bargains in the Shoe Line.  Promenade Concert.  The promenade concert at lhe rink  Thursday evening was >i very successful affair and was largely attended.  The Golden ping pong and lawn tennis  playeis were unahle to come which  was a disappointment to a great many  who had been looking forward to some  interest ing games. The tennis court,  pingpong tables_and cjiioits were well  patronized hy those present. The  Revelstoke Hand wa- in attendance  and discoursed sweet music during the  evening.  Clothing Hints for Saturday  There should be big doings in our  Clothing Section on'Saturday. We  have several gilt-edged values to  place before visitors.  Charming New Summer Hats  Next to the price, 'the most noticeable, feature for Saturday is the wide  variety of styles. We don't know-  when we had a collection of Summer  Hats showing so few duplicates.  Oty Goods  Merchants  Young  "Mackenzie  Avenue.  llury. Agnes Blackberg, Violet Robinson, Charles Gordon, Alliu Bain,  Blanche Davis, Alma Burget. George  Laughcad, Fred Robinson. Dalton  Allen.  mv. in.  ��������� From 3rd to-Itli���������Jean Uyatt, Clifford Risteen, Joe Nealon, KIdage  Morgan, Mabel Hay, Fred Young,  Jauky .Sibbald, Arthur Caley, I^'onard  llowson, Mon is Anderson, Annie  Corson, Gertrude Dent, Raphael  Brown.  From Sr. 2nd to iini���������-Klsic Hooley,  Edna Brace, Fthol Blackberg, Lucy  McCarthy, Tannis' Patrick, Nellie  Robinson, Maggie Nealon.' Clifford  Urquhart, Bertie .Lawrence, Rose  Match, Eddie Hyatt, Harry McNahb,  Cecil Buck, Henrietta Dunne, Alex.  McCallum.  DIV. III. PROMOTION- LIST.  From Jr. 2nd to Sr. 2nd���������Ralph  Bell, Eva Thompson, Emma Morgan,  Bruce Calder, Doris Bennett, Willie  Galhcano, Aubrey Doyle, Kathleen  Anderson, Mamie Dunne, Emma  Allen, John Gallicano, Lillie Brown,  Gertie Brown.  pjtojroTro.v list mv. _v.  From Sr. 1st to 2nd���������Eric Coursier,  Esther Floyd, Delia Brault, Francis  Lawson, Rheta Johnson, Ernest McMahon, Duncan Kennedy, Mary  Campbell, Mamie Fleming,, Merle  Calder, Sandy McRae, George Wool -  sey, Albert Anderson, John McRury,  Albert Abrahamson, Oliver Ainslie. "  From Jr..1st to Sr. 1st���������Eva Doyle,  Bessie Brundette, Mary Manning,  Garnet McMahon, Henry Henderson,  Ada Robinson, Reggie AVooIsey,  Thomas Daniels,' Leon Soloway, 6.  Abrahamson, Harry Floyd.  From 2nd primer to lafc reader���������  Charles Williams, Edward Corley,  Ivan Sutherland. Eaile McLean,  Howard McNab, Norman Ainslie, C.  McLean, L. Match,  , PROMOTION LIST III V. V. .  - From class 3rd to 1st leader���������Chas.  Procuniei*. Joe Fettante, Blanche  McCarty, Alice* Bell, Clair Fraser,  Maud Simmons, Elsie Cooke, Charles  Smith, Leon Coursier, Frank Granat,  Jaineri Lawrence, Ida Rohin*-on,  Frank Match,Daisy Urnuhait, Walter  Robinson, Frank Robinson,   -  From .class S\ to class III.���������1st  primor l(. 2nd^-M.ivguerite Brown,  IS valine Johnson, Edmaire Morgan,  Leo -BeiK.it, Karl, Dickie, Cyndrene  filatch, Maud Robinson.  From class T to II���������JaekieMeMahor*.  Rica Doyle, May "Field, Frank Hoi-no,  Lyda, S.teed, Howard Cooko, Margaret  Caley.  DIV. VI TO K01_.ll V.  Lillian Leo, Cora.' Lee, Wallace!  Fraser, Edna Corson.  Fiom class B. to class A.���������Bertha  Hobbs, Reta McAdam, Marjorie  Young, Eugene Nealon. Donald Cal-  der.  From class C. to class B.���������Harold  Govd������"'������i, Joseph Merino. James Hay.  Vtai&.Tuvnross, Mary Smith.  From class D. to class C���������Lillian  Pettipiece, NYillie Netherton. Arthur  Bolton, Lena .Match, Victor Robinson.  /*-*  **  LATEST NEWS  =>f  The News ofthe World in Brief  As Received Over the Wires  From Every Corner of the'  Globe.  J. A.   Shefiield,    superintendent   of   the  C.P.R.   dinini;   car,    has      resigned     on '  account of ill health.  Liverpool wa-, illuminated laut nig-iit-in  recognition of the satkf.ictory progress of  the King.  About, 1500 Canadian troops sailed from .  Durban     for     home     yesterday.       Two '  thousand more will start for home "on. July  2nd.  A Capetown despatch says that fire has  been rag-ing; in the heart of that city and  in consequence several larjje business  houses have been destroyed. The loss  is heavy.  Today cuds the seventh week of the '  great anthracite coal mine workers' strike.  Neither side shows the slightest disposition to weaken.  Ruhlin, who defeated Sharkey in ^London, Eng., last Wednesday, has challenged  the winner of the approaching JelTHes and  Fitzsimmons content at San Francisco.'   " , ������������������  Il is now officially announced that-die  Portugese troops have gained ' a decisive  victory over the rebels , in the _ upper  Zambesi region of Portugese,, Arrica.-j  This morning's official bulletin considers  King. Edward   now'- out   of     immediate'",  danger .ind   his condition    at   present  is.  very satisfactory,   but   under'most-favor-/.'  able conditions recovery must of necessity,'*  be protracted. _       - * '/;'  Considerable damage has been done bv S  a windstorm at Halifax.    " , *        " T   '���������**'���������"  Max Wiley, of New York, won the",  wrestling championship, "catch-as^-catch- '  can, before the Spokane Athletic- Ciub, "r*  Spokane. Washington. winning *;-uv".V-  straight falls from' Ernest Max well j'the 1  champion of Canada. i.  >-.."   *  - <r  :T-  Boers Are Imperialists.'  ..'-Jr.* -,  ���������'"SiW*.', ���������  '*.- J-C'V-r:  .-"'���������y.-.im.  >-**\  \C< J-*.'  V*-i '  ���������%.  ������3������,  ul:  .The  London  Times   publishes ?'/au  article   on   South   Afi-ican'-casualties." .  from   its    Actuarial     correspondent,?/���������?;��������� --  which says that, excepting during th'ej ..* y  first year's lighting, ivh'en the losses inF;-'i'-  battle and by disease were heaTy,,tlie"  casual!ties in   South   Africa   con.pai*c  favoiably with those of  more *recetit,  campaigns  for    which    trustworthy:  figures are obtainable."       ,-     A-A7' |.*n  ln   th������  last year   of the American:  civil   war,   the  total   death "i-ate  officers  aud  men,   which   previously^/;  had been much higher, was reduced.tp>.y^'*  *ML49  per 1000,   and   in, theVFranco'j^I'.f-*  Prussian war the total death rate"was".*$*.--:  ���������16 per 1000.     Tn   South 'Africa during'^r*-  the   closing   months . of the  wai-L'tho J^kj^  total morality has been  30.03.  ' -These".*/?',--.  figures  show   liosv   the   war tends^tof-'*^  become    less   deadly    under   mo'dcrh-. /  "  conditions,    especially    when -" thiese.-**';,,  conditions    become    understood    by'.-'-'W  experience. -. - \     *���������'<���������,*.  It is noticeable that not many,'more  died of disease in South Africa -.dutingi ' t.  the last eight months than would hav/.v,.  been tha case if" Ihere   had   been,, .noi ���������'���������',' -'  war.        The  average   death   rate ;o������*.-";^.'"  British troops in   foreign   serviceis.l5''<, ''.  per 1000 and in South   Afi ica  itLwas'  18.01.  It is surprising, says the  correspondent at Pretoria, lmw-'i  intimate i\ thc friendship which has, ������* ���������,  Bprune ������P between British oOlcerH-  and Boer leaders, who joined bonds in ,  order In put an end to devastation in ">"  South Africa, rapidly being brought ������ *  about through the obstinacy ���������ot>'"' ' A -'" 'I'JiB  guerilla leaders. It certainly would .''���������", ���������>, >' iS'Mn  Be difficult to get together a. finer body.^'i ,- f-v *- ������J$������  of men than these leaders of what isI, "-y "At- ~'m  an imperialist movetnaiit among-tho^,., *V '*  Boers. --****^^   ***   V<r-**:-j    ..     j?\t '"���������&*���������������������������:  Longest Session on Recqrd-?"?A������-*������  The session of the legislatu  closed  on   Friday last, has  longest on recoid since con  being a session of exactly ~  or 121 days.     The house  actually sat'  102 days. ': ��������� '-������  Une cf tbe last acts oi the legislature!  was   to   correc'   -���������     ��������� ���������      *        .....  mada in granti  chise to hoys of  in   which   the    reversed   is the best possible evidencV-^'v'*i,^/'^'*-1"*'<?f-  that  the  matter  had    been'    bub'ill^,; \-Cf������&l&f^'Jzir  Ct,,':  m*   ,(^ v.  Times  .*,  ������,  considered when the change was made; 77" ^'sS>M?$<������  Th������ correction was made when the-'*- ' "H^S^gg^.^^  elections act came up on the report*' - ;i45������"'*% ������"  stage, when an amendment was moved ���������". ".i-p'-rf^  restoring the figures 21 for the figures- pif'S  18, wliich had lieen previously inserted C'\^jf'������tW������fj-  upon motion of Ellison, of ;Yale.:������Thu.yhi.SW>S5' "-  vote upon the  amendment   restorinjr.fi *?i?--* " '  the act as it was originally was 15 to 5*4*'&%$''.'|  .. r'J^i\.;  -.oX2&i*&-mf!M-",  *;.,I^#i* '  ���������i7i'L  -������������a K  Resignation.  Pr.ii.vo.v iiy  GE0RGI3 li. IHii'vVOIlTH.  Thy will lie com: on earth a3 it i$in  hea\c*n.���������St.  jLillhew,   vi.,   10.  It \vin.'M be .in act of folly to ho re-  eictuu to a di-j_jri*i*ablo eonilition ol  niTnir.- if tlmt coi'diticm were avoidable.  A man i*= Imiiiul to got its fullest extent of hapi.iiie-i-5 out of life, and it is a  satr.-d duty t'j <lo so. Jlu ought to de  liis utinoil endeavor lo i:::iUt* his en-  vir*-,aiii*������iii a.--, i-l -i-.int and a.-, cheerful (is  possible. Ii he futvi-ees un evil lip should  carefully pl-iu to f."t it out of liis way,  and work lni.l to accomplish thut object. Tii* i,* is im rciiiou why we shoiiicl  not cxtiurl fruin pa-dnij time tho very  best aud plci'-iiiifst it is cap.ible of furnishing. It. i*- a*- iimcli an injunction of  religion io .lu tlii- a.s it is to be just and  honest and i-li-.uitublo. The old notion  that one can be rtli_*iuur. only when lie is  half mi.-erable, or that we should be  gloomy in order lo please the Almighty,  is now ob-olcle; it is a libel against llim  who made tlie sky blue and scattered  flower= over the earth.  The same rule holds good when r.  disagreeable condition is permanent and  unavoidable; that io to say, it is a duly  to take tlio brighter rather than llie  more sombre view of the situation and  find as nmeli peace and happiness as (lie  circumstance*) contain. There i.- no life  so narrow that it does not hold more  of good than wc at lirst think conceivable. If in-toad of looking wilh covetous  eye on the* superior benefits which others enjoy we sr-l al work lo live our own  life ia our own way wc shall be surprised to find that flowers blossom in  soil which we thought only productive of  weeds. The great s.-crd is to force ourselves into harmony with our surroundings���������it is not always easy to do this���������  and compel lliem to yield their best product- This resignation is oue, of the  loftiest of virtues and one of the most  lieroic  I can imagine that a tree when cut  down, split asunder, steamed and bent  into the shape oi a vessel's ribs may  complain that it is hardly used; Unit it  i3 unjust to tear it from its native forest  and change its desli.iy and its purpose.  ICut when the vessel is afloat, breasting  the storms of old ocean and bearing a  rich argosy from port to port, I can also  imagine a Rlrange awakening on the part  ���������of that tree and a conscious thanksgiving thai it was not left to flourish with  ���������other forest trees., but was singled out'  ior special duty by a special .decree of  "Providence.  In like manner I have seen a human  life cru=lied by a disappointment or by  n bi-rc'iveinont or by some heart sor-  ri-*w wor=e than death. It seemed as*  though al! the light had gone out of it  ��������� a black niglit and gloom*. And yet  :-���������- limp wore on the stars came out. and  ���������when the soul had become accustomed to  -lhe lew environment (here was a peace,  :l elm resignation which yielded no  ���������wi*-.* degree of actual happiness. The  ::".:��������� >w circle gave more than the larger  .i-c*:*.* of other days, and I'lie burdened  V.ic l.nd flowers in it which do not blos-  t-f.n in soil which is rich wi',h excitement  md pleasure. Many a mr.n has learned  -w-hpl life means Uiroii..h afllic-lion, and  I sometimes think that our sorrows are  the best put of us. The man who litis  liis own wav has a very poor way, and  the man who is led by God is on the  ���������road~ifO"hcaTT*nf ���������-^   ~~   *���������-���������   T  Caught in a Stampede.  WO years ago, when the cowboys  of north-eastern Arizona came  together to finfl out who was tbe  "best man" in various ways, Jamas  Evans won the steer-tying championship by roping, throwing and tying a  vicious stc-er in twenty-lour seconds.  Bul In a recent round-up 'the champion  did a more remarkabla thing, by which,  says the Kansas City "Star," he saved  his own and another man's life.  While he and some companions were  camping for tho night on a high tableland, which ended a few miles aw.iy in  an abrupt drop of two hundred feet, a  storm swept through the mountains.  :Made nervous by the lightning, the  herd oC fifteen liundred cattle stampeded in tho direction of the precipice.  Evans and his men mounted hurriedly  and. circling to the from of tho maddened cattle, tried with whoops and  revolver-shots to turn them back.  In the dense blackness of the night  Evans's horse missed hia footing and  went down In :i heap, one leg In a  gopher-hole. The horse ot a cowboy  named Davis, running close behind,  stumbled over Evans's horse, and Davis, too, came to earth and lay still,  unconscious.  Fifty yards away came the herd, and  a short Hash of lightning showed Evans thc situation. Tho swiftly moving  sea of oattlo reached one liundred yards  each way. Unable to arouse Davis,  and never thinking of leaving his disabled comrade, Evans took the only  chanccof saving both. He emptied his  own revolver and his companion's into  the center of the herd, cutting a breach  in the front of the mass. Then, throwing the inanimate form of Davis over  his shoulder, he awaited his opportunity.  As one of the leaders brushed by,  Evans, with one movement, put the  body* of Davis across the shoulders of  the steer, and mounted, also. Vainly  the animal leaped, bucked and side-  Jumped. "With liis* lej_s wrapped tightly around the body of his mount. Evans  drove his spurs d*-*.'P in, and held hiin-  selC and Davis in place.  The steer, wild with rage, agony and  fright, rapidly loft the herd in the rear,  and, veering to the right in a furious  gallop, carried his riders out of danger.  ���������Then Evans rolled off the back ot his  .strange rescuer, and a, half-hour later,  when his cowboys turned the herd at  ���������the rim of the canyon, and rode ���������back to  look for the foreman and Davis, they  found them, both unconscious. The  weary steer, with . his sides covered  ���������with"'blood, lay exhausted a short distance away.  The outfit ordered a medal for Evans,  and the steer has been pensioned for  life on the best alfalfa in the valley.  For Stockmen.  A Revolutionary Age.  ���������Soulless corporations, heartless coquettes and conscienceless rascals of  various sorts we have had with us now  these many years, and it looks very  much now as if a kind of providence  ���������was about to even things up a little by  providing us with such useful contrivances as wireless telegraphy, heat-  less light, smokeless powder, boneless  shad and seedless -oranges. If some  genius'will rise up now and give us a  breed of biteless dogs' and stingless  mosquitoes, together with some loselcss  umbrellas and spendlcss cas'h, we shall  all be happy and content.���������"Leslie's  Weekly."  "Worle Hoi-nch Iu Spring.  Horses that have had a reasonable  amount of work lo do through the winter are in the best condition for tho  harder work of spring. But on many  farms the number of horses employed in  the spring is very large, and the work  for horses in the winter very limited,  hence many horses must be put at work  when in a ''soft'" condition, due lo their  long rest; and often it seems necessary  to put them at very hard work, with  long hours, at the outset- This should  be avoided, if possible, since the winter  idle home is more likely to be able lo  do a greater amount of work in the aggregate during the season if it can be  gradually accustomed to the liarAcst  work. Hut where this cannot he done,  the next best thing is good care, wliich  not only means ample food, but good  grooming���������which is always rest ful ami  refreshing to a horse���������and well-filling  collar nnd harness. This last is very  essential, since it is a preventive of  galls that may entirely disqualify llio  horse from work liileron. ln^sliort, if  good judgment, patience, kindness and  nil nround humane consideration for Iho  noble animal that is so vital lo llie success of the season's work are* practised  in the beginning tliey will prove lo bo  among the most profitable investments  of tho vear.���������Farm. Stock and IToine.  i       ' .  SiiiR lo ii IClcUliiK Covr.  13. M. Wentwoi'lh of "Marshallton,  Icwa, is authority for saying that musie  liath charms to soothe a cow's breast.  Ile had a cow that was particularly vicious at milking lime. Al Lhe Missouri  Dairy Convention he lold how he managed her :���������  11 was necessary to tic her in tho  stall while his two boys milked her.  Now, Jlr. Wentwoi-th's boys are good  singers, and cannot resist the temptation  to indulge in song while at their work.  One day lhey started up ".My Old Ken-  ti.cky Home" while milking "Betsy, and  were surprised lo discover that the cow  suddenly became docile. After that  tl.ey found that it was not necessary  lo tie her, and she would stand patiently ia the yard wliile the milking was  ia progress so long as she heard the  refrains of "Dixie,"' "Take -Me Back to  Old Virginny," and other old melodies.  This inspired a man with a foreign accent to rise and give his testimony. "In  Switzerland," he said, "the man or  woman who can carol besl always gets  the most pay. They milk the wildest  cows, and they always stand quiet. I  think singing is good*." __  It's all right to hum a ditty to a kick*-  ing cow, but it is well, too, to watch  her feet the while���������sho might dance.  When to Get Married.  The astrologers, it is sniu, "nave  named the following as propitious daies  for marriages tor 1002: January 2. 4, 11,  19 and 21: February 1, 3, 10, 19 and 21;  March .'), S, 12, 20 and 23: April 2, 4. 12,  20 and 22; May 2, 4, 12, 20 and 'i'i; June  1, 3, 11, 10 and 21: July 1. 3, 12. 19, 21  and 31; August 2, 11, IS, 20 and 30; September 1, 9, 1G, IS ancl 2S:  October 1,. S,  15, 17, 27 and 29; Kovember 5, 11, 13, 22  and 25; December 1. S, 10. 13, 23 and 20.  The Monk's Knowledge of  Women.  a  Once foel Cod's hand on your    shoulder aud you will forget  the  world ancl  r.-.ake a woi Id of your own.    What other-  enjoy will  be nothing  to  you, and  v,-..at yon will find in your own pathway  when you arc in  the  right  relation  to  Uini i*. .-.uOieicnt for you.   If we were to  live li>*r.-* forever it would    be different.  Then "..i* should  feel  hardly    to  he de*  pri-....! -jf pUiniir-js which others enjoy;  but  -.cn* thin life  is .,o  --lioit  and  the  oi':*.. ii:'*.* i~ sc. long what matters it that  otr.rri have riches unci we poverty, oth-  <���������(���������*. 1. i-;:n> ;.i*.d wc .i-viti: toil, or other.)  l.< i'.i'-i  .mil  we  -i ���������' ii. -s ?    These  tiling*!  .- rr :.v>ip .It'itil- in Ine ri'uniuiiy oi  the  ������-, .1   v.l*...*   \.i'.u"i.   v..    ;i.ive   grr-ally   ex-  .:_���������-'! r mil.    V.V <*:it'  _.*���������<   mi  bra*.i.|y  ,ir..l  p'.ur'.'.v   ic..I   In.*-   1..U-  little     lives    so  \*..rt   dy M :Jt u !.*���������:��������� '*r ��������� p.*if.*i_*t cl i\ cu:*!���������-"���������>  v.,* -'. ;; J...  v. .ii.   '    v..!.'*iii>'(i.  T.'i.-r.- -ire  r.o ���������*.. ���������:.,i.-!,ii.cc->  n:  which  r*-*-   1* r.i  ��������� ���������h.ii.ic.tir.  ninl  ������������������ii.-.r-  .il!   ti.irc*   i.-.   to   live   for.     i!c  llu i ���������_f.ii i*. .nit! the morning  will  t   !i-t.    li- the*: l fill  cwn  in   'he  ...; iil.i. -- gn-atly prolonged Slid  N interesting story comes from the  French Alps of Dauphiny relating the futile efforts, of the Princess of Croy, who desired to en-  ter the monastery of the Grande Char- . .���������,       ** *, 02 t_   *|nrl*.idn  treuse, a hah tatlon-ircm-^viTic.-i-worner������-|-'-^i'"*'''"-^  '-j_.     >    -_^i.  visitors are rigidly excluded T^'holc of the Jown fireeil^  Tlie duality of Mutton.  Farm and Home (ling.) says :���������  Among tho general public and many  breeders there is a general consensus  of opinion in favor of tlio mutton from  the Down varieties of sheep. This, doubtless, had its rise from the fact tbat in  years gone by the Southdown, by its  great quality,, gained for itself a name  in the market above all other descriptions of mutton, and, consequently, it is  not at all strange that all the other  breeds who claim the name of Down,  preceded by one or other of thc distinctive names, should have seized upon  at any rale a part of the reputation  of the Southdown. Be this as it may,  it is certainly a singular fact that tho  imported mutton that at the present  time holds the pre-eminence in our  market should be derived from a country where tbe Down breeds, either pure  or otherwise, number but a very oinal.1  minority of the whole. The country  we refer to Is Kew Zealand, and we  iind from statistics just fesurd that the  number of sheep in that colony is 20,-  2:1:5,01)9, of which FiLSA yer pent. a:t  Merinos, 2.4B per cent, pv.re-br.'d i!.n.-p  of British*varieties, ano St.24 pir cent,  are cross-brecis. Of fhi Kngll.Ii pure*  breds we find that 30.2ii per cr.t. are  | Llncolns. 21.21 per cent, are Itoui'icys,  26.G9  p������r  cent, are  l.e:i*e=*.lers.  and  tue  j remaining 12.02  per tent.               !\i!il as tut-  Canadian Cattle and Ireland.  With the rise in the price of meat, attributed to ths American Beef "Trust,"  the London Butchers' Trade Society say  a remedy would be found for the high  prices there by the removal of restrictions on tho importation of Canadian  cattle. "Moro beef" is their cry. And  wliile wo have been talking of "free  trade as lhey have it in England," it is  remarkable that it is Britain's food supply that is protected. Xcw duties are  imposed on grain, and llio restrictions  against Canadian cattle arc viewed as  protection for an Irish industry. So  much so that one of the London butchers objected lo the resolution on tho  ground that "n special bill would bo  necessary lo admit Canadian store cattle, and'that if they introduced it tliey  would create another Irish grievance. If  they could Induce the Irish farmers to  breed and supply store cattlo for .England it would do'that country more jjood  than all the home rule bills."  VIu-ivh ot tlie (train Dutlcii.  English papers aj-c as much given up  to tho discussion of those new grain  duties as our own have been devoted lo  prohibition. One letter ^joints out that  "the duly of 3d per cwt. is practically Is  per quarter. A quarter of wheat yields  al least 120 quartern loaves, or even  more, meaning 210 of the 2-pound loaves  we ordinarily see. A rise of yad the  quartern loaf, therefore, gives os lo the  baker on his assumed extra expenditure  of Is por quarter, or a profit of *100 per  cent., even if the outlay be made. "Who,  then, is the vampire ''���������" The writer o������  the letter then proceeds to argue Hint  llio consumer does not necessarily pay  tlio duty, because there is a home production.  An old free trader writes :���������"What is  there about grain and Hour which renders  lliem more suitable for registration duties than any other imports? Why not  put corresponding registration duties I'or  revenue upon all other imports ? The  duty on wheat, in proportion to last  year's average price, is i per cent. Four  per cent, on the value of our net income  tax in 1901 would have produced ������1S,-  175,000. Such a registration duly, in  my opinion, would be perfectly justifiable for revenue."  Another letter says :���������"A tax on bicycles and motor ears one can understand, another Id on checks 'no feller  can understand.'"  Friends of Mosquitos.  The London Chronicle points out that  the dead-set thut science has been making of late against tho mosquito seems  to be provoking a sort of reaction. Defenders are arising lo declare that the  mosquito is not always the criminal he  Is painted, and that, there is a strong  Jekyll as well ns a strong Hyde element  in his composition. A short while ago  Professor Loelllei- declared thut mos-  quito**borne malaria appears lo have a  preventive and ciirulivc cll'cet on cancer; and now another pai'tiniui has arisen ia the person of a Kew Jersey legislator. Kew .Jersey is famous for tho  vigor of its mosquitoes, and the Stale  entomologist recently came before tlio  Legislature with a request for $10,000  to exterminate the pest. The appropriation, however, wa.- opposed by one  of the assemblymen, un tin'* ground that  a mosquito bite, if taken regularly, lie-  lore or alter food, was a sovereign sure  cure  for rheumatism.  TheVo^runs' "that th* Princess | ther emphsUzina the Fr,p0n.,.->.wc of  dressed herself in boy's clothes and ac- I the white-faced breeds, it m..y h<: r..en.  companies her husband to the Instltu-J tinned that of the Pure.!*.-<*;1 r.-nr*> in  The gates were opened,to them, jth>* country 43...."> pe*- ...n!. are l.iy.-,,i..  Hon.  and   the   Prince   sent   his   card   lo   ths   20.24    pe:  U,  cent.   l^*i'.*'-!'-r=,   IS. l.'i    p.-r  father superior, -with a Une  to the nt- I ;ent. Hcmneys���������nil white faced brpf.lt*���������  ;n*r  cent.  Oi    t'l"  pure-bred rams to r'*p|p-<"it '��������� -i'- all  Down and other Knidi-h I.i'pp'!*--. Tho  nction cue mav re i**on il ly fir *w fr.-mi  1  viae!  l,T'  the -"��������� "i .*..*. uili .]i-:ippp-.ir.  V.! .-l :>].* j,-:ir.s'iil pxprrienre can hn  .i\-vi ���������! ...,,.;��������� iifnus tun-it not *-'ea.-*t. but  vii'ii I) ��������� i.i .>\.*'.d x'.i.e occur.*, fit your.-i*!'  to il . i ���������! i* I*.. ;..>ur mis-iion to uso it  to y....r - .������������������!'-. ,xi'.\aiit.ige, and yen will  -'-..ii ! .imi i'1'l ui lift i-> without p.'.im'  a-.d j'.y l:--ii'n iti'.n ia itself u .'���������oui'ct!  <'i cji'iioi i   .'i.d   !:.n.;.:i:c.ss.  Ta'* fc<* i.tr; nf \?ry young chirks i.< a  xnii-*.'- -.inl u: my do not undeitUuid.  Tn. I ������������������...!!!.��������� f.ifiil al'iiid is eorni.ieul,  bul ... rhn'.c i*.ti:iii)t thrive en cornmeul  n!������:v*. .i- i! i- ilil'.rient i:i the c-Ier.ientf  of ~r..H-!i. .Millet seed is excellent,  ard ;' flu- . i.i.!., arc* allowed cn a giasi*  plot 'S**y v.:'-) p if .rr.i*��������� iind insects. Af  tliey _'i/;.��������� un.* rr.irUrd cnn nnd wheat,  as vri.l t *. ,i t 'tie anl'iLil meal o':cu**ion  allv. A imi..;v of aliiio.*,t any kind  of f*>od s!,."ii 1 p;.j\<* ser-%icc-ible. but i:  cornnu*:il ulon*. i*, given it may cause  bowel dlwane.  feet   that   he   was   accompanied   by   a   thus leaving but  11.7(1  friend.  Just as t'hey wore about to make tho  round ot the building the word was received that the father would like to set. ; tllc?c facts is that the pi*r*\ailmg opin-  the Prince and "his friend." Going up-I |nn in favor 0. |)0*,vn ninttmi i-i pro-  stairs they were received by the smll-��������� bal,._ mon, a fr���������k ,)f fll,)||(,n- Uinn  Ins monk, who cordially Invited them anvl;*lins rlsc, probably -cri'iigtkei.wl, ,D  to join hlni In an appetlzlni; luncheon. ;     ��������� ������ v        ' *"    ,   f  put any the  more nt h<*r vac* by  the   t!"*      e?^"r      a���������������n      ?' .,h"      *'''���������*���������  fact that the* monk kept b-umk ^arply   Rowing    vartet���������>.. hi-       * as    a  . '.term   then  generally  np|ilii*.i������l(>   to  tne  ���������Vt' lart Vic exclaimed ruddenly: white-far-id breeds.* hut h-.s now been  '���������Catch it, ynu nst man!" nt the .-ame made quite un������iiitnhlf by the rapid div  time* throw Ins at her a l.-irs," p"ar. The velopment that hat been demonstrated  Princess was utaitled, and. thrown over and over ag-iin, which ''an l������* mi.l<  completely off h������r j-'u.inl, m.ido. n mo- hy any of the white-fa^ed breeds���������(or  tion to f.r.ib up her s-klrt. th" nb-...i.<:i. ot ui-t.ince, lhe Col*-wol<l, the Lincoln and  which she overlooked in h������r <**-inl'u Ion.    l.omncy Marsh, a.s shown by the aver*  Th������n the father stopped sinllln? and tt������,.. f|,iily gains at Smithlield Show and  said  with great sravity: i slscwhere.  "I hei your pardon,  madam,  but la.- ,    dies are not allowed In  the monastery.* lsrltlih   Jjntter   neitttlntinj,..  I  must  ask   you   to   wait  outside  until i ,  the Prince has finished his Inspection." !     ���������o   Department   of   Agriculture   lias  And outside ahe had to go, the rev-' bfen advised by cable through thc High  crend fathei jowlnft her Trom th-*. room . Commissioner's oflice that the Tioard of  with most elaborate politeness. | Af,rl(,llU���������rc for ,JrcaL lMlain hnve rnacle  regulations, under the vile of food and  drugs act, 1809, whereby if a sample ol  butter is found lo contain over 10 poi  NK  amusing   trait   In   children   Is', ,cnti   of   wotcr   jt   shall   be   considered  their     unconscious     democracy. I . ,       ��������� ,   .  They nre nearly always demo- inot genuine, unless proved to the con-  cratic when permitted any latitude. ! trary- . ���������JIr' J; A- -"-uddick. chief of  The desire for playmates lev-Ms sense i th<* **aI"*y division, and acting Commis-  of caste, If any exists. On a .street | "oner in Prof. Kobertson's absence says  through which I often p.if-.s- there m a.   the regulation will not alfcct the Cana*  A    Reply   to   CriticiMm.  Dr. Bcatlie Crozier, the distinguished  'Janadian who has for many years devoted himself to the philosophy of history, does not agree with the theories  advanced by Mr. Benjamin Kidd in his  .book, "The Principles of Western Civilization." In a criticism which appeared  in tho April "Fortnightly Review Dr.  Crozier states that tho contrast between systems of ethics on which Mr.  ividd's theory is based is an illusory  contrast and "incapable of throwing light  on social evolution. At the close of his  article Dr. Crozier invited a reply, lie  has received. one, but scarcely in the  iorm expected, ln the literary supplement of The London Times the following notice appeared-:���������"We understand  that Mr. benjamin Kidd does not intend to reply to Mr. Crozior's criticism  in the current number ot The Jfort-  nightlv lleview on his book "Principles  of Western Civilization," since, although  the invitation to reply is direct, Mr.  Kidd does not resard the article as indicating on the part of Mr. Crozier any  real grasp oE the principles discussed  in   the  book."  The Manchester Guardian has thc following comment on this method of reply :���������  "Some criticism can be answered. Others it is best to try and live down, and  this is possiblc.given sullieicnt assurance  ancl a certain amount ot backing. This  is the policy which wise Mr. Kidd appears" to have adopted with rcEerence to  his critics. Mr. Kidd deserves lhe  thanks of all writers.on controversial  matters for pointing them the way to  an Elysian held of blissful repose. In  future" lhey will only have to say, or  get someone to say I'or them, with sufficient dicnity and repose, that their adversary shows 'no real grasp' of their  Tneaniiig-aini���������there���������will���������be���������an���������end--_ot_  the matter. They may revel in inaccuracy ancl confusions of thought, but  as each fresh blunder i.s pointed out  they have only to utter a gentle lament  over their critle's want of grasp and  to refuse politely to enlighten his ignorance. Ono only wonders how long  such a game could be kept up."  '      Irclnncl   .Vol   Vc-r>*   Poor.  The. half-yearly Tcport on the hanking,  railway ancl ran.il statistics contains evidence that Ireland's financial condition is  improvlntr. Th.-* deposits and cash bal-  atict-R in joint stock bnnki. which stood  at i.10.000,0/1') in lSsil. had grown to  iM2,OtV).00*> iu 10O1. for the pontoflice  sai-iti-.". bank*, '.'a.; balance**)! id ri.;en at  a *!i!l greater r.tte, from I"-.** than ������2,-  OlW.rniO to ov������-r ������.P,.i)iK).()0'l. while, in  trustee tii*,iie*** Links there w.m also an  advance. It !< w<?rt!i noting tii.it every  bunk of i-i-u***. in Iri'lu.d \,)xit:ii ivas in  existence in IS) I is still cirryi.-ig on  business���������a record of stahjlity whicli  neither Knglatvl ,".or f-'colland ean buist,  Ilnvc   Ilc<uruc*f!   to   tlu*   HuMt.  The experience of the l'ux Kay squatters of Anticosli Island when transplanted to Manitoba shows that, although Hie farmer may be a good fisher, the contrary is not the case. Ac-  coiding to Mr. Jas. Oslnrne, he is the  last of those settlers to leave Manitoba,  lie says they worked hard as agriculturists, but their minds were constantly reverting to the freedom .and charm  of their former condition. In a few  instances lhey met with a fair measure of success, but in lhe end pined like  children for the salt breezes of the Gulf  of St. Lawrence, and eventually ono by  one returned to the Atlantic coast, liis  story of tho failure of these frugal people to make a home on the prairies is  full of pathos. In the first place the  climate was unsiiiled to the newcomers.  They had heen accustomed lo the salu-  biious climate of the gulf, and the cold,  dry climate of Manitoba made them fool,  as lhey themselves express it, like. ,fish  out of water. These islanders, too, had  spent their lives fishing and hunting;  farming was new to tlieni. Then il was  so monotonous. Each morning they  awakened, and insl end of the ever-  changing seascape lhey saw nothing but  prairie. They worked listlessly all day,  and vowed lo return to their native  shores. But it was not easy for such  people to pick, up and got out, so lhey  worked away until the climate and tlio  changed conditions began lo tell upon  their health, and strong robust men and  women began to pine and weaken. Then  began tho movement eastward.  leresli Lettuce.  A lady tells in The New York Observer how she keeps lettuce fresh :  Last winter when letutce was a luxury, we had more on one occasion than  wo could use at one meal,' and so I put  what was left in a largo clish.sprinkled it  with cold water, and carried it down  and sot it on the cement floor of our  vegetable cellar, where it would be cool.  Then I turned a tub over it and came  away and forgot all about it. A week  or more later I was in the cellar and  I happened to lift that tub. You can  imagine my surprise to see a dish ol  lettuce as crisp as when Hie morning  dew is on it. But bo-sure and use a  large dish, so that the lettuce can have  room lo expand, ar.d stand it up if you  can. ]}o not. sprinkle very much and  be sure it is covered* air tight. Of  course if it is badly willed, nothing will  revive it again, but when it droops.its  head and is not quite up lo the mark  this process will freshen it every time.  Last summer I hoard a woman who  had met wilh reverses mourning her in-  abilitv to tako ice, saving  "I would not  mind if it were, not that it is impossible  without it to have nice crisp loll uce for  the salads of which we are extremely  fond and which nothing can take the  place of."  Then I told her that it was possible to  have crisp lettuce in July, minus ice,  and the how of it. Last full she came  to mo saying, "I owe you an everlasting  debt of gratitude for sharing your secret  with-mo. "Wc have not bought a pound  of ice during the summer, but we never  before had such nice crisp lettuce for  "salad"." _Ih~tlie~summei'���������I~ahuost���������al--  waj-3 pick it from tho garden some  hours before I want to uso it and cover  in the way I have told you. It will  come out fresher than when first picked.  The Deniocracy of Children.  o  coterie of children who bl.md with th������  most thorough harmony, although, they  are of quite different social strata. One  of the boys Is a "smart" young j_������iitle-  man in knlekerbockers. always well  Jfjroomed; another is a little Italian; a  third, the thin, restless, wide Rwali  son of d housekeeper. One ot the utt  girls is a negrcss. with her woolly ha*  standing out from her head In tliii  curved-up tails. She in quit.; r ^.ei;**. |  this "mixed" company.���������Harper's "its  ear." ������  dian butter li"ide to any great extent  unless dealers should require a guarantee that butter which they produce does  not contain water in excess of thc limit.  With proper cooling facilities at tho  crtanicries. so that the churning, washing and working of the butter may bo  carried out at sufficiently low temperatures, there is no dilliculty in producing  n. butter which is well within the limits  os regards the amount of water ill it.  from 12 to 13 per qent. is considered  to be about the proper proportion of  water ln butter.  Ireland has 2.i5 poultry for every 100  inhabitants. England has only 9t per  100  people.  New Zealand sent lo Great Britain  1,.IST,197 hundredweight of mutton,  valued at j;2,(i57,'150, in the course of  Inst year.  Hop growing has so greatly increased  in the United Stales that last year  2*10,000 pickers wore employed to atrip  72   million  hop vines.  An American huly is planting a hedge  of roM'i> alongside a road in the Isle of  Wight, in England, and recommends  oilieru lo do likewise.  r.'ibbage is the poorest in food value  of any *.cgetnble. Carrot d are a little better. l'oditoes are, ��������������� 1-2 limes  more valuable than cabbage.  Col.   Ijynch,  M.I'.,  has  more  recently  ,    , , ���������, .,   , received press notices  for  his action in  nor indeed any other country. Pne rail- ,,rr..-,e(*iitii!*_; a tenant in the wc.*,l of  way statisti.**! show that tne number of , Ireland for non-pavmc-iit of rent. He  pa������engers inere-i.-rd from 1.1/100.000 in: ���������;K*S ;i, wfia a mistake, and thai he i-s  1S71 to 27.0')fl.O'JO in WOO, whi]<* for thc filling to transfer his interests to his  Eame pf*rir������d the 'trallie h; genera! mer- ; Unanis without charge, and in making  chandi-i; grew from 2.300.000 to 3,-"00,- '��������� this offer he writes a lel'ter, declaring  000, and fa minerals from 300,000 to 1,- the abHenloe landlord lo be the eiii'so  500,000. of   Ireland.    But this absentee ha* not  apparently the same opinion of abseiitoo  members of Parliament, though any dif-  feniicf in the quality of the injury to  Ireland by "absence" is difficult to'discover.  The first case under tlie crimes act  reported to us by cnblc is an action  against Tlio Watcrford Star for publishing an article intended to intimidate  Rome one of these unfortunates. Mrs.  O'Mnhoney.the proprietress of the newspaper, and the editor were both fined  ancl sentenced to imprisonment. Mr.  Redmond's first act reported by the  cable after his speech, referred to above,  wns to cable to "Col." Finnerty at Chicago for more funds to light coercion.  One cannot help wondering whether contributions sent in answer to this message will be used to aid Mrs. O'Mahoney  or to aid the unfortunates who were  being coerced by her paper, or possibly  to maintain the'Irish members at Westminster.  An    -Kngli-h    correspondent    of    The  j Country (lei.tl>*n.an writfcn:���������  j "Can jioliltry-ke'-ping be made: to  pav':" Ihi- q',i.:-.tioii \j always wnh us,  ond a ina?s of interesting correspondence  has la I ely appeared in the daily papers.  One of the most successful men is a  clergyman, who claims to make $1,300 a  vear from his hobby, and states lhat he  pavs income tax on that figure. The  half a day Hint he gives of personal attention iniis't also do great good to a  brain toiler. He kcepn only young  laviiiL' hens, as they do in the northern  departments of France, and makes a  rule ne\er to supply more food than is  oiiile chared up inside of ten minutes.  He must get up betimes in the morning,  also, to let them havo their lirut meal.  No tacts arc supplied ns lo what nmount  of "run" is given, so wc must BUpposs  that some of the glebe land is devoted  to this purpose.  A View of Ireland's Ills  A correspondent sends some views on  the ills of Ireland, prefaced by an explanation that in llio optimism  of his youth he hopefully accepted the  view lhat home rule would be a sure  cure. "A lillle moro knowledge," ho  writes, _ "has amended my views. I  have been particularly struck by Iho  bcok 'Anglo-Saxon Superiority,' which  to mc is 'n remarkable production for a  Frenchman. Shortly, the theory of the  author, who is a most eminent social  scientist, is that the success of thn  An^lo-Saxon race is duo to its 'particularistic forma tion,' which lie explains to  menu that the individual relies for his  livelihood, not. on the community or  group, or public social organization,  bul. on himself, jr. Dcinolins seeks lo  show that it is due to Ibis individualism or sense of responsibility for one's  self that (he Anglo-Saxon race has been  able' to spread over nnd control so  much of the iicwly-openod portions of  the earth. The author lias not taken  tho next slep, however, and hns not explained Unit this individualistic formation not only involves the idea of re-  spcnsibilily for self, but also duty lo  one's neighbor, to allow him to work  out his own salvation, wi; i which latter idea seems to be involved Mr. Benjamin Kidd's idea of "toleration," and  thai broader liberty which ho finds llie  dominant idea at the present linie.  51. Demolins contrasts with this individualistic formation the communistic  formation. The latter he defines as  characterized by a tendency to rely not  on self, but on the community or tlio  group, family, tribe, clan, public powers,  etc. lie particularizes the populations  of thc i;;ast as the most striking representatives of this type, but the object  of his work is lo leach his own countrymen thai lhey, loo, aro of this class, and  arc falling "behind for this reason. Ke  Blates that the whole aim of education  .in France is lo lit youths to hold public offices, to rely on the community for  lheir maintenance, so that once they  have entered the public ser\ice lhey  are able lo forecast every important  step in .their lives except the date of  death. M. Domolius also refers lo the  family control which is exercised over  childien, and even grown men, giving ns  one example the French custom , requiring parents to furnish dowries on  the marriage either of a son or daughter.  M. Demolins finds that this communistic idea governs all' Celtic races,  a survival of lheir tribal or clan organization. * "Owing to their traditional  clan organization they show more tasto  for public Hutu for private life, for  political than for agricultural, industrial  or commercial struggles. In the Anglo-  Saxon world the Celtic populations mostly fill the liberal and political professions.  "We have evidence of this characteristic of the Irish raco in our own Province. When a public ��������� office becomes,  vacant there - is frequently a demand  that it should he filled by an Irishman,  and the reason given is that it is llio  'turn' of an Irishman to get an office.  Hero surely is the communistic idea that  tho individual has a cert ain ' claim on  the Stale .for his .maintenance, and  that the Irishmen arc not getting their  share."  'M. Demolins writes:���������"The constant  tendency of tho Anglo-Saxon is lo confine the powers that be lo lhe mninton-.,  ancc of public peace, without which no  business is possihle. The* tendency in  eommuiiisfic. ��������� societies is, on tho contrary, to disturb as much as possible  the public peace, in order to insure for  one's self or children, by the triumph of  one's party, some cosy ndminislralivc.  sinecure, since the idea of all- shrewd  people is understood to be lo live on  the budget. There was no other reason  for our several (French) revolutions;  there is no other reason for the revolutions which are of daily occurrence in  Southern America."  "See what has become of Southern  America under Spanish and Portuguese  rule, and behold flic transformation of  Northern America in the hands of the  Anglo-Saxon. II is like night and day."  When we look at South ' America,  as suggested by the author, we must  feel convinced thai home rule is at least  not a sure cure for unrest among Celtio  races. We mav admire the coinage,  lighting ability and energy shown in the  perpetual motion of their revolutions,  bul it does seem that these upheavals  aro-c*lucfiy_ducitOia_.desirc_for___oiri__e.+_ii__  conformity with the communistic idea.  The constitutions of Venezuela, Colombia and Hayti, for instance, each* provides for one President only, bul unfortunately more than one man wishes  lo fill these posts, even after the popular  voice, has chosen. The minority refuses  to "tolerate" even the will of the, majority. Would it not be so in Ireland T  The "very fact that many of the individual lenders of the Irish Parliamentary party aro mainly supported by conv  Intuitions is evidence of their devotion  to the communistic idea lo gain a livelihood from the group, rather limn by  their individual industry. The contributions to this fund seem to come almost entirely from outside of Ireland,  the returns for one week being reported  nt $3,000 from the United States, nnd  Si.'i00 from Cnnndn, an equal amount  from Cnpe Colony, nnd less than $2fl0  from Ireland. This fnct would incli''iil������  that the Irish loaders nro tillra-cmn-  munislic, not oven confining their ideas,  of a supporting community hy geographical lines.  Why Lynch Fomslil.  The case of. Col. Lynch, M.P.-for Gal-  way, is attracting now attention, because it has been suggested that time  may free him from prosecution for LU  treason. lt is pointed out that Hib  act'of William III. provides that prosecutions for treason must take placa  within three years after the commission of the offence, but it is not clear  what statutory enactment applies to  this case. That some action Is shortly  to be taken by the British Government  is suspected from the arrival in England of Mr. Lewis Handlcy, a Natal  fanner, who experienced some of the  war methods of Col. Lynch's Irish bri-  Bade. "Colonel" Lynch told Handlcy  that he was a British subject, and when  asked by Handley why he, a British  subject, was fighting with the enemy.  Lynch replied, that he was fighting with  the Boers "for fun." The Irish brigada  (according to Mr. Handlcy), while on  the farm, smashed the mill property  and destroyed a -winnowing machine. It  wa-. on' March 7 that the "Colonel" took  possession of the iron and timber, and  it is said that this is to form a charge  of stealing against him.  Daisy Gorki's Folly.  Concluded.  "She heard" "with horror too groat  Cor words your full confession lo mo  in the rose garden. Dilsy, dear, and  started for an cfi'.-.er to balk St.  .lolni's dcslprn; bul thuy arrived at tho  church   to    late,  it  seems.  "U.i y*ou hear me. do yclu comprehend, Da ay, darling? ���������the horrible  s'n ynu believed you'self guilty of haa  fallen from you ���������you are,as you havo  been from f.rst r.o hist, Aleck's wifel"  ���������The. gladdest cry lhat ever was  heard fell from D.i'sy's lips ��������� n eery  that leacl'.i'cl Aleck, who Was pacing  up and down tbo corridor without  wli'h*. Hetty broke lhe startling ncwa  to JJ.i'sy in her own r.ivee.t, sympathise, pr.-iilual way,' and that glad cry,  brought him to her eldo at onco.  Ue he'ld out hia urins to bur, nnd  in an instant sho was in them, her  golden head pillowed on his breast;  and then wiao little 'Hetty tlp-lood  .iu:etly from tho u'oin, In tho bellol  her company could bo ' conveniently  Hsponsod with jusl then.   ���������  Out on tho porch oho wot tho old  K_u:rc.  "Thlfl affair has .f-jarly killed mo,  Octly,"  ho said;   "but   1 *   thank   God  ���������forj'lTT.Tlg Tlas tUTHea otrt so ramon_������������  .y. Mot a soul save I.he immediate,  jartics connected with it knows any-j  ���������hing oif it, and w������ aro naved tho  vorst scandal tho papora ever got)  lold of, my  dc.ir. -,. I  ���������"And do you know.,- I aiii so much!  ���������ndebted to that little widow, MrsJ  3arriscourt, for bringing D.iisy'o vln-J  licatlon and bulppines-s about "that I  -I have boen tcunjitod to "tlo a very  'ooliah Ibin^ in my gratitude ��������� in  'act, I hav-o denuo' a very foolish'  ihing." -     *.  "What is it, papa ?"  gasped -"Jetty.  "I havo proposod 'to hor, oiy dear,"  .-eturned tho sfluiro, adding compla-  icntly: "And sho has accepted mo.'  l'hat St. John w.is a ccoundrd to the  joor girl; they havo not livod to-j-  [ethor for years; sho has had o hard*  '.nough lifo of it, and needs/ to boj  aappy  at  last."    ��������� (  "But, oh, papa," sobbed both of tho)  ['xrla, "wc��������� we nevei thought of nny-j  bing liko this o������ '������������������of ���������you; it isj  .'eally   loo   aw|Cul." ,  He turned on them sharply. ,  "Daisy and Aleck aro happy ���������two.  coung men havo askod mo for the)  oand of you two girls; and- do you  rupposo I cap look on and soe/ all  >f this happiness without tho thought  irecping into my heart that I may as  veil be happy too, as to sit a desolate  sld man alone by myself in the chlm-  ley corner 1"    ..  Both Hetty and Olivo looko'd up ond  Jmilod  through  their   tears.  Ah, this was the 6eorot theft, of tbe  >ld squire growing so spruce of lato.  Thoy remembbred the old saying1:.'"  , ".No knowing how matters will cod  when an -interesting and beautiful.  ;oung widow Is brou'ght into a-vidow-  sr's   household."    . ';  So in all due time Mrs. Cdrflscourt  oecamo tho old 'squire's brido, and  loon after there was a double wed-.  Jing in the old family mansion, and! *  both Olive and Ilutty on that day  oadc adieu to tho name of Gordon for-  jvcr. -    y \    ���������;'  But they woro not more happy than  Oa'.������y and Aleck, wbo fairly worships  :ho lovely brido who was sO nearly  lost  to   hirn.  Five yens have pas.sed on golden  tvings since then, and now a. winsome)  littlo maid of four, and ho'r^ Sturdy!  little brother, wbo is a ycitlr youhger,  .all D.i'sy mamma. They., a'fo "Daisy's  .dol  and   their  father's  pride. I    ���������  Laying her white arms aroundj  Aleck's nock, Daisy often whispers to  her   husband: ' *      .    '   '  "When our darling Mau"d la 'grown  to maid-onhood I will tell her " the  story of my folly, dear, lhat it may;  bo a' gravo warning to btfr to' 'avoid!  thc rock which camo so riour ���������tv.reck-' *  Ing my life; and that ,rock, is: tdnCT-j  *r ��������� never conceal her lovu ��������� alfatrs1  from her parents,--.for therein lies!  hidden dangers; ancl fo hold aloof/  from handsome ' strangers she may,  meet in what youug girls, consider a  romantic fashion. ' ���������  ' "Aud, above all, to fly frftm o Iovor  wbo pleads for clandestine meetings,'  and urges an elopement or a secret  marriage ���������for In secrecy thero 1^ ������������������  always guilt ���������no good over comes of;  It." '     ��������� ���������'   -���������������������������  ,  Already llttlo Maud Is a Jfwiad,  litllo'-crcnlurefMier-g real��������� beauty���������of'-���������.  which there ia much promiso, willj  Wwcr carry hor astray, for there will,  bo graven on her heart too earnest'  a lcssoD when thoy repeat to her the*'  story of "Daifay Gerdon's folly." ''  The  End-  School Humor.  AN English paper gives some further  examples of children's unconscious  humor in answering examination  questions:  Alexander the Great was born' ln  absence -of his parents.  The chief clause ln Magna Oharta  was that no free man should be put to  death or Imprisoned without tola own*  consent.  Where wera the Icings of England  crowned?   On their beads.  What were -the three most Important  Feudal dues? Friendship, courtship,  marriage.  What do you know of Dryden an4  Buckingham? Dryden and Bucking*  ham -were at first friends, but soon t>������������  oaime contemporaries."  What is Milton's chief -work? Milton  wrote a sensible poem called the "Canterbury Tails."  " Give the names of flve Shakespearian  plays? Macbeth, Mikado, Quo Vadis,  Ban Toy, Sign of the Cross.  An optimist is ia man -who looks after  your eyes, and a pessimist Is a man  who looks after your feet.  A man who looks on the bright side  ot "things Is called an optionist, and th*  one -who looks on the dull side Is called  a pianist.  Good News I  Btage Manager���������air. Heavy, you will  take the part of Alonzo. Mr. Heavy���������I  have never seen this play. Do you  - think I can please lhe audience in that  part? "Immensely. Tou die iln the  flrst act."���������"Tit-Bits."  Gazzam (after he 'has succeeded In  waking his -wife)���������Open the dorshB  Mrs. Gazzam (head out ot the second-  ������tory window)���������Are you sober? Gaa-  tam���������Tesh. Mrs. Gazzam���������Then sax  reciprocity.���������Harlem "Life."  .-^ /W  neiaranwnm  [���������MoiRiimtoit'iir't'iiiit ������sm������iii4nvii:in������iRtuuHi*auBci3  iiv  | A Girl of  | tKe People  EKaaajiiiuwwtHiriJnia^iM'ii m it-iu icint'iuiriii r.rrct-i:imi:i rcini!  I  By Mrs. C. N. Williamson  3    I  2 m*nBlniiialBmjM������nr.liiB*ii.wliiltiHlwicmiuit������������*w  N������  Author ofs "The Barn Stormere,"  - Fortune's Sport," " Miss Nobody,"  ������������������Her Royal Highness;" "Lady  Mary   of  the   Dark   House," etc.  N������  '   "��������� '   ' QHAPTER I.  Ia Which I See a Purple Scar.  Down came the''curtain on the first  act of "Tho Bells" at tbe Lyceum. I  had sat spellbound,. for never before  had I seen Sir Henry Irving, never,  before bad 1 been Inside a London theatre.  "Is'nt he' glorious ?" I said to my  mother,/With an ecstatic sigh.  She did not answer, and, glancing  quickly" Into her face, I saw that she  had not heard me. There was a  strange blank lopk in her great dark  eyes���������eyes that, when I. was a child,  I used to say were "like wells o������ ink,  with. Btars af the bottom"���������as if ,her  spirit had strayed from her body and  forgotten t"**e way back again.*  I touched her in a scared, hesitating  way, as onw wakes a person who has  cried out In a dream. "Mother���������mother dear!" I whispered.  '"What's the matter Sheila?" she*  asked, dazedly. -  "Oh, nothing, dear," I hastened to  say "I was afraid that something  was' the matter with you. You���������you  looked so odd.     Are you quite well?  "Yes," she answered. "Sir Henry  Irvlng's face, in his make-up for Ma-  thiuB, reminded me of���������a man I used  to know, and haven't seen for���������a very  long time, that's all. And thoughts  came up out of the past."  "A man you'd rather not think ot.'  I Tentured. encouraged that she should  answer   "my flrst question ;    for she..  did not always answer questions.  Her lips tightened.. For a moment  she did not speak. Then she .said,  slowly: "It disturbs me to tbmk of  him I wish vou had chosen some  other play tor your-birthday night."  "1 wanted to see this one so much!  I exclaimed. "And I thought you wanted it, too. But if you'd rather go  home���������" ,,, .  " "No, no," she broke in, with a note  of impatience in her voice. "It is  .nothing at all���������a mere fancy. .Please  . forget about it, Sheila, and be as happy  as you can. Your very first visit to  a. London theatre, child b , Kemember,  there can never be another, first time. ,  Evervtbing that was happening to  me lately was happening for the first  time. I had just come to London ;  I had just been presented;'I had just  found out that I was a pretty girl, and  that people rather liked to talk to me.  To-night it appeared that they rather  liked to look at me as well���������when the  curtain was down, and there.was nothing better to do���������for as I peeped out  between the draperies of the box a  great marty opera glasses were lifted.  * My first imuulse was to draw back,  self-consciously; but it was my ambition to seem quite a ���������woman' of the  world (it usually is when one is eight-  ea.il. ant: I decided to appear oblivious  to the fact that I was a centre of at-  'tractlonr '-In a-monient, 1 actually became so: for two persons who were  gazing up at the box caught my atten-  ���������tlon. and caused me to forget .my important little self.  One was a'young man in the pit���������  a young'man neither well.dresssd nor  remarkably handsome, yet, as I glanced at him, under cover' of iny- lashes,  I felt that bis was a face to pick out  In a-crowd. If there were a fire in  the theatre, and he said tbat he would  Bave me, I would unhesitatingly trust  him to do it. He was not at all ths  sort of young man I had ever known,  or was ever likely to know. Yet,  ' as * our eyes met for. an instant, a  thought-wave seemed to pass from.hia  spirit to mine. It was not a message,  it was a sensation; I can describe it.  by no other word. But I knew that  If I had heen horn in his sphere, or  he in mine, we must\have meant something In one-another's'lives. I wondered if the same impression was in  his mind; his eyes said yes; and,-with  ^^the_blood_rushing_hotly___tg__my_cheekB,^  I looked away, feeling.somehow guilty  and ashamed, as if I had spoken to a  'stranger.  Turning from him, "I encountered  other eyes fixed upon me with a very,  different, expression; 'A woman had .  come in late, and had just laken a  seat in the.stalls, ln such a position  as to command an excellent view, of  our box. She was dressed ln black-  satin, glittering with a great deal ol  ���������jet, and a large diamond comb gleamed like a crescent moon iD tier black  hair, streaked with grey.' The light  shone full upon her aquiline features,  as Bhe stared fixedly up at our. box,  and her eyes, enormously largo, though  desp-set, looked yellow-grey, and" luminous aB a cat's, in contrast with  the thick, short black lashes and olive.  ���������kin.  <��������� The woman fastened these curious,  pale eyes upon me for a long mo- -���������  ��������� ment, with an extraordinary, almost  greedy, Interest, then they travelled  from me to mother, who was leaning  back in her chair, listlessly reading  the names on the programme.  If it had not been "rldlculoifs to imagine such a thing, I should have fancied .deliberate malice.In the look fixed upon that beautiful,' sad' face.  ��������� I drew,my chair a little further back,  and began asking mother questions  about the various actors and actresses.  Until the'curtain went up oa the next*  act I kept her attention concentrated  ' upon me; but when the lights were  down throughout the house, except on  ..the stage,'I could not resist the unpleasant fascination that the dark face  With the pale cat-like eyes had already begun to exorcise over my spirit.  I glanced once more at the shabby  young man in tho pit, but this time  he was absorbed in the play, and I  experienced a slight, indefinable sense  of resentment that he 'no 'longer  thought of me. *��������� I, too, turned'to the  stage, and speedily forgot the Impertinent gipsy-face in the stalls, .until  the curtain fell, and I remembered her  with a start. I think it must have  been that her eyes had intentionally  drawn mine, as if with all her force  she had willed me to think ot her  again; for she was watching mo, and  slowly, very slowly, drawing off a long  -black suede glove.  i  s  j  Her sleeves only reached the elbow,  where they ended in a fall of thick  jot fringe; and as she removed the  glove her large, well-shaped"-arm lay  like a column ot marble on the black  satin ot her gown. At last she turned her arm so that the under part, with  the palm of the hand, lay uppermost.  Half-way between the-* elbow and the  wj"lst was a purple patch, ahptit the  slze-of a common pansy, but of a different shape, and a horrid thrill went  through my nerves as I sharply realized that the. woman's action was  wholly for ine. She was taking off  her gloves that I might see tho scar.  Others might notice what was happening; for this she did, not care.. -The  silent message was for our box, and  nowhere else.   ."        ���������'���������'.'.  In any circumstances there must  have been something uncannily disagreeable about tbis, but I knew, and  the woman knew (I felt sure) that  which made it worse than disagree^  able. '  ..The mark bn"her*arm to wtnch she  wished to attract my attention was  shaped like, a heart, and it was not  the first of the, kind .which I had seen.  Such a scar had made, for years, all  of mystery that my life- had ever  known. I had thought of it by day,  I had dreamt .of it by night; I had  onco heen severely punished for asking  questions concerning it, for there was  such a purple,' heart-shaped scar���������the  very fellow of the one I now beheld���������  ln the same position on the arm of my  mother.*,  As I looked, down, with dilated eyes,  my hands "tensely grasping the ledge  of the box, I heard myself utter a faint  sound, between a gasp and a sigh. I  would have given much If I could have  taken* it back; but it was too late.  Mother had heard, and was asking, in  her quick, nervous way, what was the  matter.      - ' , ��������� -  "Oh���������nothing, nothing!" I exclaimed, as she had said to me a short time  before. But I could not make my  voice sound natural, and.she leant out  from the box to see for herself what  had drawn from me that one tell-tale  exclamation. ' " ������������������ "���������  ' The white arm still lay on the black  satin lap down below, and "I saw my  mother's eyes find the scar. I felt  the start she gave, as" If it had-gone  shuddering through my own body.  With an unconscious movement she  seized my wrist, grasping it so tightly that I- could have ,cried out with  pain. I had not dreamt that she was  so strong. She stood up, dragging  me also from my chair. '" "I must go���������  atonce," she said. "I must see���������that  woman down there." .  .       -  "Let us send for her to 'come'and  speak with you here," I said, .soothingly.     "I'll call an'attendant-1-"  "No, no," mother answered, her  voice i sharp with impatience.' "She  wouldn't come to me. _. Don't you see  she is going ? If I don't follow at  once I shall lose her, and all the-old  misery will haye to be lived ov.er.  again. * Open the door for me, Sheila  ���������open the door."  She would have gone without her'  cloak) which had been flung over the  hack of her chair, if I had not caught  it up and wrapped it round her shoulders. Snatching my own, as I opened*  the door of the box, I hurried along  after my mother's tall, swiftly-moving  figure. t  When we 'reached the lobby of the  theatre.the woman in black was nowhere to be seen; she had had plenty  of time' to escape from our pursuit,  if she*, chose, and so hateful I thought  her, so repugnant was the whole episode, , that". I could not help secretly  hoping that she had really gone.  But my mother scarcely glanced  abuiit the lobby. It appeared to me  that'she did-not* expect the object-'of  our search to be found there, for she  hurried to the door, hardly answering  _wheu 1 .ventured_to remind her  .that  our carriage would not" arrive fophalf  an hour at least.  As we weut out into,the chill of the  April air, a four-wheeled cab was  brought up to the pavement by a commissionaire, and a woman got in. ��������� My  heart gave ' a quick bound as I saw  that it was the one whom we had come  to seek." ............  "Now Bhe will drive away," I hastily thought, "and we shall perhaps  follow.'" It<wlll be so long before;we  can start, though, that we shall certainly not catch up with her.'  But instead of giving the quick order that I expected, the woman with  'the heart-shaped scar on her arm kept  the commissionaire in conversation.  She seemed not only ln no hurry to  depnrtl but actually to be glad of an  excuse for lingering.  It would be long before the crowd  should, come streaming out of the theatre, at the end of the play, and at  present Wellington street looked empty and deserted. ' But two or three  cabs .were crawling along, on their  slow way somewhere else, and my mother, rustling in her yellow satin dress  down to the pavement, without even  holding up the long, soft- folds from  contact with'the stones, hailed one of  the' passing vehicles with an imperative gesture.  . The hansom stopped; the woman in.  black said' something in a low tone  to the commissionaire, who repeated  the words to her driver. The four-'  wheeler moved slowly away and oui  cab took Its place.  ��������� "Get in, Sheila,"- commanded my mother in an odd, strained voice, utterly  unlike her own.*'  "Surely you first, dear," I objected  gently.  "I am not going with you," she curtly returned.  "Not���������going with me ?"  "No. Please don't stop to argue.  I want you to drive home at once. I  shall follow later���������exactly bow soon  I can't tell. But you are not to sit  up, and there Is not the slightest cause  for anxiety. Get into the cab as  quickly as you can."  I loved my mother, yet I was a nttle  afraid of her in some moods; and it  was an effort to withstand her. But  I hesitated, though her hand was on  my arm. urging me forward.  * "I beg you to come with me," I  pleaded, "or else���������to let me go with  you, whatever you may mean to do.  I.am frightened. It is all so strange  ind miserable. I can't help being  mxious.     I can't leave you like this,  mother.     I "  "Obey me at once, and don't let us  have a scene here in the street," sue  whispered harshly. .������  Her gaze compelled mine, and there  was no yielding In its light, only anger  and determination. Tears sprang to  my eyes, and there was a sickiy coldness at my heart; but I paid not another word, and climbed meekly into  the hansom, as I had been bidden.  "To the Coburg Hotel, Carlos place,"^  my mother directed the cabman. I  leant out to say* ;'good-bye," but she  was moving away .with a look on tlee  Jloar-cut profile which seemed to say  that already I was forgotten.  ' My cabman was turning. In an instant more I should lose sisght of my  mother. The dark, malicious face of  the woman in black rose before m*.  as clearly as when the great eyes had  goggled up at the box. A vague presentiment lay coldly on my ureast. I  knew that,-somehow, n turn\ng-polnr.  In my happy, quiet life had boon reached. Nothing could ever be the same  again.  With a curious feeling, as If a hano.  grasped my throat and constricted my  breathing, on a sudden desperate Impulse, I half rose, from the seat and  pushed up the little door in the roof of  tb=* hansom.  "Don't take me to the hotel yet," I  stammered, guiltily. "I'll give you  three times your fare to go after the  lady I have just left���������the lady In the  yellow brocade cloak. Don't lose sight  of her, but don't let her see tnat she  is being followed."  "All right, miss," returned the man,  and a whiff of spirituous fumes came  down to me with- the answer. His  voice was slightly thick,- as if he had  had cotton wool under his tongue; but  I scarcely thought of this at the time;  I was only to-remember later that I  had dimly noticed It.  The moment I had acted upon my  impulse, and reversed my mother's  orders, I was deeply ashamed of myself; yet I would not undo what I had  done.  '  I do not think that there was the  slightest arriere pensee of vulgar curiosity in my motive. My feeling was  far to poignant for that, and as far as  I knew myself, my one desire was  somehow to make sure that no harm  befel my mother. I could not quietly  go back to the hotel, where we were  stopping for the season, leaving her  alone to face���������I knew not what. I  could not let her disappear behind a  veil of mystery and night-darkness,  and af all risk I would be near her.  I would.at least know where she waa  going. ' .  If her mind were not preoccupied  with extremely serious matters, I waa  certain that she would not have sent  me' back to the hotel at this hour of  the evening unaccompanied. She had  nl ways been very strict as to my comings and goings, almost unnecessarily  so, I had often thought; and since she  had brought me to town to be presented and experience the delight of  a London season, I had not once been  allowed to go into the street, even in  broad daylight, unprotected by my mother or a maid. I seemed to myself  now suddenly forlorn, uncared-for, and  my heart would have ached with sheer  self-pity it I had had time to dwell  upon my own woes. But there was  much besides this* to think of.  My hansom had turned away from  the pavement, and I was unable to  see, without giving directions to stop  again (which I dareu.not do), what  had been my mother's next step. We  went on slowly," and the idea-in my  mind was that she doi btless intended  to call another .cab for herself in  which to follow the woman with the  heart-shaped . scar. .,1 supposed that  my driver-was waiting until, her movements should guide" him as'to the direction he must take. But suddenly,  a oab went by, an.-; a ray of light  atriking the nearest window showed  me a thing" so st.-.mge that I was near ���������  to. crying out in my astonishment.  CHAPTER II.  -  .  Telling ot a Thwarted Chase.  I saw that my mother and the woman in black were together, sitting  side by side.'. Tne light flashed upon  their faces���������mother's pale as marble���������  then they wera blotted out in darkness. Their cab wont on, my driver,  obedient to instructions, following at  n~distance.-  I had been in town only for a month,  having come in tims to be presented  at the first drawirg-room of the sea-  eon, and I knew little of London, -al-  ircst nothing of this neighborhood.  When we had driven through the  Strand, patted Trafalgar square and  I'Hll Mall, rattling into a dingy sido  street, I began to lose the,sense of  direction. We soon left crowded thoroughfares behind, and came into a region' cf meaner streets, with smaller  h*. ii^es. I could see the four-wheeled  cab about fifty feet ahead, sometimes  less, sometimes more, and it began to  seem as if I always had been, always  would be, following on and on through  the night to some mysterious goal,  nc%-er to be reached. Were we going  north, south, west or east ? I did  not know.  Suddenly the four-wheeled cab disappeared round a corner. For a few  seconds it was out of sight, and when  my hansom had also turned, there, in  the next street, were two cabs. Ono  had stopped, in front of a house, tho  door of which opened and shut as wo  drew near. The other was jogging  on at a distance.  We had never been'near enough to  see the number on the back of the  cab, and now, when my driver huskily  inquired whether I would stop to examine the first conveyance or proceed  after the second, I was at a loss to  decide. For an instant I hesitated,  and then said that I would* s;top.  Almost as I spoke 1 saw that I had  made a mistake. The lamps of the  hans'om shone into the face of tho  other driver, who sat half dozing c.n  his box, witn his vehicle drawn up beside the pavement, and I was at once  assured that he was not the man I had  tired horse such a lash with his whip  that the poor beast started, and flung  his heels almost -against the dashboard.  From a trot he broke into a wild  gallop. Down came the lash oncie  more, making him rear, and, frightened and angry, I called to the driver,  pu emptonly forbidding him lo use the  whip again.  By this time the four-wheeler had  turned another corner, and was out  of sight. But my man went on as  if he were sure of the direction, and  I could only hope that he had reason  for his certainty.  We also Hashed round the corner,  almost upsetting against a lamp-post,  as one of the wheels ran on to the  kerbstone. I strained my eyes through  the darkness, and my heart sank as I  found that the four-wheeled cab was  still nowhere to be seen.  Presently we came out into a broad  road. Here there were a number of  vehicles, and I strove to peer Into the  windows of each as we tore past it,  the frightened horse still plunging and  throwing up his heels.  "None of these is the right one," I  sharply Informed my driver. "Perhaps It' went to the left."  He took this as a command, and  tinned the horse suddenly, only just  escaping another accident.  I began to see that something was  very wrong. I-Yom the first the cabman's voice had been odd, and now his  manner was equally strange. He  drove wildly, apparently no longer  with an> nic-tliod. We left the broad  thoroughfare, and threaded our way  into narrow streets once more, bringing up at last in a mews. I had hoped  against hope that, fronrhis high perch  the driver could see more Hum I, and  that he.st-:;i kept the quarry in view.  But the mews was deserted, aud just  as the fellow was about to bring the  whip down on the horse's back again  ���������as if the animal were to blame for  his failure���������I raised the trap.  "I told you not to whip him," I exclaimed. "You have lost the cab we  were following a long time ago, and  you are driving at random "  "Look 'ere, miss, 'oo's doin' this, you  or me ?" grunted the husky voice. "If  you don't like the way I drive, you  can pay me my fare and let me go.  That's what would suit me best. I  ain't no night cabman, I ain't. ��������� I  want to get-to my bed some time afore  mornin'."  "Stop the cab and let me get out,"  I said. And I am afraid that my voice  trembled a little, for I was very near  to tears.  - The cab drew up so abruptly that  tho horse stumbled, and before he  could recover himself I jumped out of  the vehicle on to the narrow pavement.  Fortunately I had my mother's purse  In the .pocket -of my long/ evening  cloak. It contained a roll of notes,  several sovereigns and some silver as  well. Fumbling in one of its compartments I extracted two halt-crowns  and held them up to the man, who  took the crowns but broke into invective, violently demanding more.  Frightened at the strange oaths' i  well-nigh flung another florin into his  extended hand,- and then, his voluble  complaints still following me, I turned  and fairly ran.  I hurried out of the mews by the  way I had been driven In, aud was  trying to recall the direction in which  1 ought next to proceed,when I heard  a faint patter of running footfalls behind me, then suddenly felt a violent  blow on my right arm.  With,my breath coming thick and  fast I turned my" head over my shoulder, hardly knowing what I exp.ected  to see, but witha vague impression  that the cabman, might have jumped  from his seat and pursued me to take  by force the extra payment he had demanded.    -  What I did see was the hideous, sodden face and form of a' wretch in rags,  a fluttering scarecrow of the * night,  who had caught a glimpse of the purse  as I passed his dark lurking-place ancl  meant to hav.-. it.  The blow on my arm had heen intended to send the purse flying from  my, hcind.* When the attempt tailed  one lean, black claw caught my wrist  while another seized the purse and  tiled to wrench it out of my lingers.  VLe'go���������le' go, I sye,.or I'll knlfo  yer I ".'the thief hissed, panting iu the  struggle. For I fought with him. and  would not'loosen my hold on the  purse. - I was afraid, and the contact  with so foul a creature sickened mo.  While the thief held me with ono  hand, trying to pull the purse away  "withrth"e"otherrhe_c6urd"riot~carry~dut"  his threat of using the knife, and I  had the advantage, for my left band  was tree.  In the dittance-I could see the lights  of a cab coming down the street, and  I dcubttd not that the thief "saw them  too. My object was to resist f >1 the  vehicle drew near; his, to snatch tlio  purse and dart away before that touid  happen. Until this moment it had  somehow not occurred to mo to  scream. But now I shrieked loudly  the one word "Help !',' and with .my  free hand I struck the man v.l'n r-ll  my force across his evil, bloated f>.ce.  The attack was unexpected, c.-.d lt  startled him.  His grjsp on ttty wrist loosened, and,  writhing myself free, 1 darted fiom  him, running towards the apprqac'.Jug  cab.  I heard him utter an oath. I knew  that he pursued, furious at losing the  prize so nearly his. I felt his breath  on my cheek, and a hand twisting the  fluffy collr..* of my cloak till It choked  back the cry I tried to give. The  lamps cf the cab that was coming  dax/lcd antl ran together Into one before my eyes. 1 thought the hansom  stopped; but i was not sure���������I ,was  sure of L'Oiii.'us*  Wildly I threw the purse from me  as far as I coidd in the direction of  thc cab. Had I not done that I could  .not have sav.'.d it this time, for the  thief was shaking me by the collar,  and my breath and presence of mind  wer2 both going. t  Suddenly 1 was flung forward. I  could not ron:.Bl,'|and my one clear  thought was that I should fall heavily  upon my face on the stones. My head  swam: for an instant I must have been  half-unconscious. Then    a    voice  Tragedies of the Arctic.  CTX N    extraordinary coincidence   has  Ll     been developed by a recent Arctic  *JA    tragedy  brought  about   by   the  expedition  o������  the  Duke  of   tho  -Albruzssl.  When   this   navigator' went   on   his  journey to the Nortii Pole he' took with"  him among others Lieutenant" Querlnl,,  a  A'enelinn  gentleman   of "an  old .arid  noble family.   His work over, the Duka*  returnod,  but  tht*  lieutenant' >vas  not  with   him,   for  he   had     lost     his   \\te ,  through an accident ln the-Arctic regions.  Now, at the very time whon this' accident occurred a professor In the technical school in Trieste, wliile rummaging in the archives of that city, discovered a manuscript bearing the date  1001, and containing nn account of n  Journey made by one Pletro Querlnl, In  1431, to the Arctic regions. Querlnl is  not a common rmme, and a little Investigation showed tbat Pletro Querlnl'  was a direct ancestor of tho other Pletro Querlnl who lost his lite ln the Arctic sous a few months ago.  "Querlnl," says the old manuscript,  "sailed from Cundln for Flanders on  board a vessel loaded with merchandise and precious stones. Whon he ar-  ���������Tlved in Flanders he sold his cargo and  started for tho Arctic regions. A storm  forced him to abandon his ship and to  tnko refuge with his crew In two barks.  The wind then carried them 'to the  coast  of  Norway,  but  on   January  D,'  1432. Querlnl was again shipwrecked  near the Lofodcn Islands in seventy  degrees north latitude, and nlnwst all  his companions wore drowned."  For some time it wns supposed that  ho, too, had been drowned, but In January, 1433, he appeared ln Venice with  ���������ten companions, the only survivors of  his original crew of seventy-eight mon.  It seems that he succeeded in yainlng  the shore after the others had been  drowned, and then slowly made his  way h'ome through Denmark and Germany.  "Although these two Pletro Quer-  Inis," says a French writer, "are separated from each other by five centuries,  we find the same destiny at work in the  case of each." And he continues, with  a dash of playfulness: "Is it not possible that the adventurer of the fifteenth century, desiring to enjoy once  more the exciting days of his youth,  actually became incarnated as a hero  of the twentieth century?"  HIGHLAND MARY.  Ye    banks, and    braes, and    streams  ��������� .. around  The oast.t* o' Montgomery,  Green  be  your wuods, and  fair  your  flowers,  Your waters never. ���������drumlie!  There simmer first unfauld her robes.  And there tho langcst tarry;  For there 1 took Iho last farewcel  O' my tweet Highland Mary.  Uow sweetly bloora'd the    gay green  birk.  TTow rich the hawthorn's blossom,  As'underneath  their  fragrant ��������� shade  1 clasp'd her to my bosom!  'I'he golden hours, on angel wings,  Flew o'er mo and my dearie;  Vor dear to me, as light and life,  Was my sveet Highland Mary.  WI' monle a vow, and lock'd embrace,  Our parting was  fu' tender;  And, pledging aft to moot again.  Wo tore ousel's  asunder;  But oh!  fell death's untimely frost,  That nipt my  flower sae  early!  Now green's  the sod,  an   cauld's  tho  clay,  That wraps my Highland Mary'  0 pale, pale now, those rosy lips,  I aft hac klss'd so fondly'.  A.nd    closed for    aye    the    sparkling  glance  That dwelt on mc sae kindly'.  And mold'ring now in silent dust.  That heart that io'ed me dearly!  But still within my bosom's core  Shall live my Highland Mary.  / ���������Robert   Burns.  imiOS  **e������Q$S$Q10$e������O$Q*i  *���������i  New York's Fussy Society.  ' l\ OTT LLOWING for a certain difter-  I'l ence in the degree of barbar-  JX. ism," says Sydney Brooks In  "Harper's Magazine," "Rome  in Its decline could alone furnish a  parallel to New York's Four Hundred.  The American aristocracy has no equal  in Europe for ability to turn the simplest sort of diversion into a function,  and every function into a ceremony. It  Is not of them I write, though their  passion for incongruous 'artificialities  and the glare In, which they live have  infected all strata. An exasperated  Englishman once described the social  atmosphere of Manhattan Island as  "rather fussy,' but' that was only ln  comparison with' the English way of  doing, things. The charm of London  hospitality is that there is never the  slightest strain put upon either host or  guest. The American hostess, like the  French hostess, feels lhat she must be  continually 'entertaining' her guest;  she considers it a reflection on Tier hospitality if the guest Is left a moment  alone; she looks upon it as her duty to  be continually providing fresh amusements, and is constantly- troubled -by.  doubts as to.whether'the visitor Is really 'enjoying' himself. That Is one of  the reasons why Americans, after>>the  pampering they get at home, are apt to  feel themselves neglected In London,  and left out in ths .cold."  noticed as my mother and I came out j bro.iSht me back   to   a knowledge of  of the Lyceum. That one had been a  young fellow, rather sprucely dressed;  this, one waa white-bearded and  shabby.  "Go on���������go on, as quickly as you  can *." I commanded, through tbe trapdoor. "The cab we want must have  been the one ahead."  The driver muttered something,  which sounded surly, though the  words were indistinguishable, but the  trap slammed down and he iave ths  reality.  "What's happenf>d ?" I heard my-  s-slt dully ijutstioning of the strange  voice;, tor, so far as I knew, there was  only a voice. "Did 1 fall ? Did I  faint T  "Vou didn't fall.hecause I caught you  in time. That brute threw you towards me when he saw me jump out  of the cab, so that ho might get clear  off '-.'���������'fore I could follow. There's no  use chasing him now.     Your pt"ne is  (To be continued.)  . A Prophecy Fulfilled. , .  N no less authority than that ot  Mr. Jt .tin McCarthy it Is stated  that, \* 1th the exception of the  King of Sweden, a descendant of  Bernadotte, whom Napoleon raise'd  from the ranks and later made king,  there is not a single Important ruler in  Europe who is not descended from  Mary, Queen of Scots. In "Maclbeth,"  which was evidently written with the  idea of courting the favor of James I.,  the flrst Stuart ruler of* England,  Shakespeare puts Intd the mouth of the  witches this prophecy to .Banquo, from  whom.-the Stuarts are by legend* descended :-=i-"Your���������children57���������_5hall���������***-be���������  kings." Even' the most obsequious of  courtiers c. ild" not have anticipated  how literally crue this compliment to  the Stuarts through King James was  to prove. It Is certainly a curious historical fact that the dynasty of th*  Stuarts, "In many ways the worst dynasty," as Mr. McCarthy says, "that  ever ruled over England, "should have  left so many di*.* cendants among the  reigning  houses  of Europe.  Meantime tliere is for the student of  medical anthropology the spectacle of  a series of Inbreeding Intermarriages  that demonstrates thc dangers and effects of innrltal consanguinity. Perhaps tho lesson of the necessity for exercising more euro as regards the rein llonshlp and olher finalities of marital partners may thus be taught by ex-  ample. If It cannot be enforced by the.  legal ineaHiiri'.s that are now so com-  monly '���������.iiggei.ted. In a word, the IiIh-  tory ol the present reigning families of  Europe Is an open book In which ha  who runs may read tho evils of marriage where now blood Is not constantly introduced to modify the degenerative tendencies of the original stock.  The lesson may be learned better from  a "horrible example" than from the  cold logic of statistics on the subject.  Faith ar.   Works.  A piece of brignt class-room repartee  comes from i Western college. The*  professor had been annoyed by the tardy entrance of a student Into the lecture-room, and i, ntedly stopped talking until the man took his seat.  After class the student went to the  desk and^apologlzed.  "My watch wa*** fifteen minutes out of  the -way, sir. It's bothered me a good  deal lately, but after this I shall put  no more faith in it."  "It's not faith you want ln It," replied the professor; "It's works."  Correct to the Last  "Anyhow," chuckled the somewhat  fastidious horse-thief as the regulators  adjusted the noose about hia neck, "it  Isn't a ready-made tie."���������Chicago "Tribune."  I    HIS BEST FRIEND.  % <r  eeT.������?os������������cetst;e-'e*'e-*e-t7o?9?������  Everything about Genevieve that  day told me there was something  wrong, but it would never have entered my head to ask her what it was.  She was one of those frank, open girls,  who don't tell things beyond a certain  point, and who, by their very good  fellowship,'keep a man at a certain  distance. She gave me more than she  did to some people, and I was grateful;  but I never rushed in. A chance remark, made without a suspicion of  where I was treading, brought things  to a crisis.  It was at the end of a stormy afternoon, and we were sitting over the  fire, she in a deep wicker chair, and I  down on the hearth rug. She wasn't  paying the least .attention to what I  was saying. When a bucket of rain  would slash against the window, sho  would look over her shoulder, with a  nervous twisting of her lips, and her  fingers kept doing exercises on tho  arm of her chair or plaiting up, the  ribbons of her dress. The house shook  a little, and that made me think ot  the ocean, and that suggested Powers,  and I spoke without a glimmer of intention.  "Why, Powers sailed to-day, didn't  he?"  She didn't answer, and I looked up.  1 don't suppose I had ever really seen  the girl before. Tho guard was gone  and she was staring into the fire with  an expression that struck me dumb.  She rubbed the back of her forefinger  first across one cheek and then across  the other, as though absently, but I  saw.  The conventionally suitable thing  would have been for me to clear out,  but I didn't. I took one of her hands  and gripped it.. Her head w;ent down  on the-arm-of her chair, .and we sat  there without speaking for a while.  Then she began in the middle, aa  though she had been telling me about  \t all along.  "He couldn't have cared for me, anyway. We aren't the same kind," she  said. "He looks on lite, while I am  always in the very centre, living it.  He is Interested and sympathetic, but  always the impersonal critic. I don't  believe he ever had an overwhelming  Impulse in his life. Ho moves by deliberate, theories. We're altogether  lifferent."  ' "But, Genevieve, he thought a lot of  you, I know "    1 was    blundering  ion, but she broke In.  ���������'Oh, he likes me; he is even fond of  me. He was telling me I was his best  friendf-his-comrade.i^-Can't-you���������sec-  ���������.vhat that meant? But it was that or  nothing, and I couldn't give him m>,  io I kept the other way down under.  I don't think he guessed."  "If    you   had     shown     It  a    little,  vculdn't it have "  I  continued.  She shook her head and started to  <ppak. then faltered. Evidently this  *w*������s the hardest of all to say. At last  .t ,came, with an effort that made mo  set -my  teeth.  "He couldn't have fallen in love  with a woman who���������hadn't beauty!  The artist ln him was too strong. I  ���������should have recognized that in him,  even If"he hadn't���������once���������told me so.  He told me os if he���������meant me to un-  lerstand  It!  "It Is not his fault; it's the way he's  made. But it kept me from ever  showing what I . felt as nothing else  could have���������nothing on earth!"  I looked up tn surprise, for I had  .'orgotten that Genevieve was not pret-  ;y. You grew so fond of her face that  fou never thought of her features.  "I can see perfectly that we couldn't  nave been happy together," she went  in, as though Impressing a line of rea-  toning on herself. "1 should have been  aorrlble jealous of every beautiful  jTOiriHn he came across, especially if he  wore to paint her! I could forgive her  !ace, but not her shoulders. I'm such  t poor little bag of bones."  I wanted to tell her a hundred com-  'orting things, but I knew belter.  She was not. in a mood for anything  jut what she considered thc truth.  "It would have been a real calam-  ty If he cared." she said, going oa  Kith her pitiful argument against her-  Ht '. "He must be free, if he is to suc-  :e2d. and oh, he has genius! Did yon  lee his head of Gerard? Oh, it would  ie a crime to come between him and  lis career. I couldn't wish It to hap-'  jpu. I care as much for his success as  '. do for him."  "A man couldn't care like that. " I  laid with a long breath.  'Te'haps it's just because I know  Vt- hopeless anyway, and so I put on  l fin? motive.   I don't know." she went  on, leaning barti as thougn tired Off*  yond expression. "I can't answer for  myself any more, not since I've caught  myself, night after night, refusing Invitations and making excuses to stay  at home, just in case he should drop  in. Did you ever hear of anything so  abject?"  We sat silent for awhile, she staring into the fire with the same hopeless look, while I���������but tbis story is uot  about me. Then a door slammed, and  in an Instant she was her other self,  alert and self-controlled.  "How did I come to tell you ' all  this?" she exclaimed. "I'he storm  made me blue and foolish, I suppost.  Promise me, on your honor, that you'll  never tell this or even hint it to anyone else all your life long."  I promised readily enough.   I wasn't  likely to want to tell.  ���������       *������������������������������������������  It was the same kind of an afternoon, nearly two years later, that I  hunted up Powers in Paris. His success hadn't brought a bit of big head  with it, and he was as glad to see me  as If wc still belonged to the same  world. Almost bis first question was  about GeBevleve, but I couldn't tell  him much. I hadn't seen her for a  year, and though she had promised to  write to me, I had never received more  than one or two conventional notes. *  "That girl," said Powers thoughtfully, "meant more to me than any woman I ever met in my life."  I hold my breath and waited. Powers was never moved to a burst of confidence in his life, but he was always  ready to cooly analyze himself, body  and mind and soul, for anyone who  was interested.  "I don't suppose a man ever was as  much in love as I was, and fought it  so resolutely," he went on. "I suppose  she knew lt���������girls generally do���������but I  never once let it come to the surface.  I didn't really acknowledge it to my- .  self till the day I sailed, a day something like this. Then���������whew!" Ha  shook his head, his eyes contracting  at the "memory.  "But why did you fight?"    I asked.  -"Well, there I was with my future  absolutely uncertain and the big fight  before me, and I wanted lo go into it  free.    I  was  horribly  ambitious,  and  when it came to choosing between myself and my work, myself had  to go  ! every time.    Besides,  it .-would    have  1 been brutally unfair to her, even it she  had cared.    It might have, been years  and years before I could marry.   How  could  I  know  I  was  going  to be  so  lucky?" -   -, v  f "Then, she didn't care!" I'asked.-1  had sworn, not to . tell, and heaven  ! knows 1 didn't want to, but the se-  ' cret was forcing its way out in "spite  of me. I felt as though I had two  , lives in my hand.  I     "No she was just- a good  comrade*  and I tried to fool  myself by taking- -  the same attitude, though I don't suppose it fooled anybody else.   If she"ha4  sver   shown ' the least   symptom���������oh,  ��������� I'd have given in in a second.   But she  '; never cared a bit���������said good bye to me  1 is jollv as could be the night beforo  [ left."  I     The secret was scorching my tongue,  out my promise to Genevieve still kept  ' oae debating.  j     "Her features weren't a bit good, but'  j she  had   the   most  expressive   face  I  sver  saw,  and   the  most  attractive,"  Powers said.   "It had a beauty higher  : than that of form and coloring, a sort  i of inspiration.    I have tried a hundred  times to catch it,    especially in -' that  martyr over there on the easel.  -It is  a look of pluck and radiance.and���������oh,  I don't know!    I can't get.it!" ..*,,'  i     I knew,    and  opened    my  lips* to  speak,  then  hesitated again.' ,  -- "It's so strange." he went on." "She  ������lv,-ays prophesied that I would fall tu-"  love, quite deliberately, with "soma  j oeautiful peasant girt over here, a woman ot the people,' perfect physically,  j with a lovely nature,, and no intellectual power whatever.' Queer, .wasn't  It? But I forgot," he added. ,'",You'  aaven't seen my wife."   "A  ~  ��������� "'-'  I started up. There was a tumult In  jay mind, but, God-forgive'-me. It  wasn't an unhappy one. ���������  "You are married?"  "Yes, my wife is an Italian'. She  "������at for that head in the corner." Gene-  rieve sent me such a bright llttle.note  ibout It, when I wrote, and. told'her.  She was the only, clever woman that  T wan"te*d_to7_marryr~Od d~li6w"~a~mai_n  tan go  through  what I  did'and. yet  .li  narry another woman eighteen .months  ater. I wonder if women-are that  Sray?" -���������-���������.,  "I wonder!" I echoed from the very  Mittom of my soul.���������The'. Puritan, r -,   ".,  . Ilre������lnc an Act mm. '.   -���������  "While the' actress  is on the stage**  aer maid has carefully  laid out- ths-  sown that is to be put on, with all Its  tccessories," writes Franklin Fyles iit  ihe    Ladles'    Home    Journal.' ���������   "The  jresses arc mad* with a view to celer-  ! ity.   Hardly anything is left to be"fas-   i  i tened  on.    Knots  of  ribbon,    draped  sashes, pieres of jewelry, even corsngo  aouqucts. are attached  beforehand,'in  __asc  there Is not a minute to spare.  A. very modish and complete evening  sown with everything belonging to it  may be a single    construction.      Tho  maid Inspects it carefully to see that'  it is'In complete good order, and deposits lt on a chair.      Close   _by* she "  places the shoes, stockings and what- -  sver of millinery is to be worn.   "When"  the actress comes in she is deftly re-  lieved of the gown which the audience  has  last seen  her  In.    Nest she'sita*"  before her mirror, and, if there Is need  of great haste, makes whatever rearrangement    of hair or * headdress * ia  necessary whilo the maid takes oft tha  shoes and stockings.' Under the latter  are different ones already on.   By th������*  time that 'the second pair of shoes ara *  buttoned   the   coiffure  is    readjusted.  Then the actress stands up and the new  dress :s adjusted in a Jiffy.'    if   tho  change has had to he made while an  act is In progress it may have occupied no more than five or six minutes.  But that is exceptional.    If done between acts, with ten minutes allowed  to  it,  the job  has  no appearance of  furious speed, so thoroughly is lt pro-  arranged." .   .     ���������  Smoking is almost unknown, la  Abyssinia, and is punished as a crim������  when practiced. French exploren. hare  to smoke their cigars in secret. - ,-  o:    ,3  1' ^feiwlsfol-ii' T^rald ami ���������'gjafliMa  --nt  Turn's .-Jiciili'Hitl,  Co  l'.*.l.ll*!n*.i   111-  The  Revelstoke Herald Publishing  Limited  Liability.  A. JOHNSON,  !*:*Utor and Mnnngor.  AbVEISl l.������ISO   liATKS.  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Yv'liile the pa per wi 1  only appear once a week it will  contain eight columns more of reading  matter than were contained in the  two issues per week whieh The  i JIhuald has for some tune past been  supplying to ils pillions.  As heretofore Tills llisn.w.rj will  contain tha news of the day���������both  local and general ���������right up to date,  ancl will always be found supporting  _idy movement which has for its  object the advancement of this ei'.y  and district.    Considerable  space will 1 approved safety lamps be used."  Coroner's Jury Finds Against  Coal Company ��������� Inadequate  Method of Watering and Removing of Coal Dust.  Fkhnh*.. Juno 21.���������The enroncr'**  int'ap.sti into the deaths of Steven  "Morgan, Joseph .Sungiillii nml William  Robinson, three of the victims of i: e  ('oal Creek mine ilis.ixl nr, cune tun  close last niglit, and the juryal'lir  being out for seven hours brought in  the following verdict :  "That the snid Steven Morgan. Jos.  .S.'ingiillii und Win. Hobinson ciimc to  t.lieir deal lis on Thursday, lhe 22nd  tiny of May. ut or about the hour of  7:110 o'clock in the afternoon, in what  is known us numbers two and three  mines, situated on Coal Creek, neur  the town of Fernie, in the province of  British Colunibin. the property of and  worked by the ('row's Nest Pass Conl  Company, Limited :  "That we, the said jury, lind the  initial c-uise af the explosion being ut  a point in number two mine aforesaid,  not clearly defined, and that said  initial cause extended from the snid  undefined point throughout the  greater portion of number two and  three mines, coal dust being the  conveying medium; and we find in  consequence that the inadequate  method of watering and removing of  the dust left thp mine in such a.  condition to be dangerous-mid thereby  providing a medium whereby the  initial cause was augmented and  intensified; that wc, the said jury,  recommend the government to take  such steps to enforce.  "1st.���������The immediate installation of  the roost approved system of watering  for allaying dust in coal mines.  "2nd.���������That ' n more thorough  inspection be adopted at Ihesivmines.  throughout the old workings and  rooms contiguous to the air channel,  that are not being worked.  iThat the safest explosives and most.  XIARVEY, M'CARTEH it PINKHAM  Barristers. Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Hank of tlanada.  Coinpanv funds to loan attt per item.  First strkkt, Kevelstoke li. c.  FOR FIRST CHOICE  LOTS NOW FOR SALE IN THE BANNER  CAMP OF FISH RIVER  Hex! Rose llecrec ineeu src'iinl  ami fourtl  Tucsiliivs nfeiu-li nu.nili; Wlilio linsu '���������'���������fro'  meets tblril Tues-lny uf ciidi i|minor, in OilJIel-,  lows Hull.   Visltlnu brethren wi'leoine  O.K. tiltOCiAN. HY. '-"WARDS.  President. II .n. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1658.  JReiciilar nifClliiKS nre held In tht  Oddfellow's Hull on the Third Friday of ouch moiitli. lit H p.m Nharp.  Visiting hrcllircn cordially invited  A. J .HNSON, W.M  W.G. IllItNKY. Rc*c.-Soc.  CHURCHES  METHODIST CHU1K.1I. REVEI.STOK E.  Preaching services at 11 a. 111. and 7:!10 p. m  Class liieeliiie at thc close ol.the inoriilne  service. Sabbath Scliool and HibleCla**s tili-.iU  Weekly- Prayer Meeting every \\cdiieM.ay  evening at 7:S0. The public are cordially  Invited.   Seats free. ���������  Rev. C. Ladner, Pastor.  ���������  be devoted to keeping before the  public the great ' minernl wealth,  lumbering mid oilier resources of this  district, and to giving the news of the  development of the mines in the  district. Special articles and news of  interest to railway men will also  be found as usual in its columns. In  addition to this The IIerauj wil]  contain four pages of specially selected  miscellaneous reading matter making  it the hest family* weekly journal in  the interior.  Thk PJerald hopes to continue'to  receive the extensive patronage which  it has heretofore enjoyed, and will  endeavor so to conduct itself as to  deserve the same.  New Postal Rates.  On and after July 1 a revised scale  of postal rates will be charged on mail  matter other than letters or correspondence. The following are the  new rates compared with the old :  On legal and eonimei_chil papers and  all other matter either wholly or  partly in writing (except the mattei  mentioned in the next succeeding  section) the rate shall be two cents pe-  ounce or fraction thereof. Present  rate the same.  On manuscript of books unci news  -piipers^aiid=on-tlmse.-dociimenls-of-the.  Dominion and Provincial governments and of niiuiic-ipal authorities,  now subject to the one-cent per two  ounces rate, the inte shall be two  cents fci the lir.-t four ounce.-- or  fraction thereof, nnd one cent lor each  additioual two ounces ot* fraction  thereof. Present rile one cent for  each two ounces.  On all inatti-r other than newspapers, wholly printed or lithographed  (including      'ciic>ilni'*=. catalogues,  pamphlets, book.-, etc.), tbe rate shall  in.-nne cent for t-acli two ounces infraction thereof. Present rate on**  cen*. for four ounce- or fraction.  On map;, print-, drawings, engraving-, photographs. plans (without  spefilic-itioii*.!, sheet inu.-ie, vi-iting  cnids (not writ ten), printed fauns  without writing of uny kind, botanical  rtilomotngical, nnd" iiiiner.ilogical  specimen.-, the rati* shall be two cents  for the fir������t four ounces or fraction  lliPieof. ancl one cent for each  addilii'iia! two ounces or fraction  thereof. Present rate one cent for  each two ounces.  S**ed-. cuttings (but not cut flowers),  bulb', roots bedding plants.'' scions engraft.-, and patterns ancl samples *ot  meich-uidise, shall be subject to the  rale of two' cents for 'the first inor  ounce* or fraction thereof, and one  cent for each additional two ounces infraction thereof. Present rate one-  cent for four ounces.  Merchandise or iiiiscellaneons m.iUoi'  in general, including stationery and  blank books, dry goods. m*oc-i*ries.  hardware, etc., shall he subject to the  rate of two cents for the first, two  ounces or fraction thereof, and two  cents for each additional two ounces  or fraction thereof. Present rate or.e  cent per ounce weight or fraction.  On all matter passing between the  Atlin ancl Tukon districts and any  other part of the Dominion (except  such as is paid for at the letter rate  of two cents per ounce or fraction  1 hereof, titculars not exceeding:. *two  ounces in weight, and newspapers  from the ollice of publication), postal  rates .shall be 'double those charged on  the same classes "of matter passing in  any oilier part* of tbe Dominion.  '.*      ST. PETERS CHURCH,  ANGLICAN.  Eiclit a.m., llolv Eucharist; 11 a.m., ma -as,  JJtaiiy and sermon (Holy Kucharist (ir.,1 bun-  dav in the month): 2-.:!o Sunday school, or  children's service; 7:50 Evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy Days���������The Holy hiichnnst is  celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8 a.m , a.- aiinoiiiu'ecl.  - Holy Baptism alter Sunday Sellout uioilj-  C. A. FKOCUMKI'.. Iti-i-ior.  "GOLDF  LD  HS"  The Centre for all the Big Free Milling Gold  Groups of Fish River, Pool Greek, Etc.  Business Lots, $100.     Corner Lots, $150  '9  EASY  TERMS   OF   PAYMENT.  A  Ten   Stamp  Mill   and   Diamond  Drills,  Et������\,   are   now  on   the   way   to   Goldfields  for, the Northwestern    Development    Syndic.ite.      This  means  that    Goldfields    will   be  the   Big  Town  in  that District.  LEWIS BROS.,  PRESBYTERIAN   CIIUKCII.  Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and ":S0 p.m.  to which all are welcome. I'rayer meeting at  8 n. in. every Wednesday.  ' ' Kev. Vi. C. CA.LUI.H, Pastor.  SOMAN* CATHOLIC CUUKCII.  Mass   at 10:80 a. in ,  on  first,  second and  lourth Suuduys in the month.  KEV.   FATHER  THAYER.  SALVATION   ARMY.  Meeting every uiglit in their Hall on Front  Street.    Agents. Revelstoke.  R.; F. PERRY,  f       ������ Resident Manager.  ***���������****+*+*****************  Throughout the inquest the chief  effort, has been to locate the point in  lhe No. 2 mine ;it wliich the explosion  occurred. The miners unci their  committees have lieen almost unanimous in theiv opinion tlmt the  explosion originated in the No. 1  machine room, while against this the  officials of the company give it as  their opinion that the explosion lirst  occurred in McDonald's level.  All of the bodies have beeriTecover. d  wilh the exception of thrae or possibly  four. These havo bi_en buried in the  mine and may possibly never be  recovered.  H  EDWARD  TAXIDERMIST  CANADIANS CET  POST OF HONOR  DEER HEADS, BIRDS. Etc. MOUNTED,  Furs Cleaned and He-aired.  JUST EAST OF   l'KESHVTERIAN  CHURCH  Third Street.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines London.    Seven  years*  at   Morfa   Works.   SWHin-ea.     1"   years  Chiel  Chemist  to Wigan  Coal and  Iron Co.,   Eng.  Late chemist and Assayer, Hall Mine.", Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Ferguson. B.C.  Take Precedence Over Other  Colonial Troops in Corriation  Parades, Etc.���������Entertainment  of Colonials.  Tohonto, June 21.���������A London cable  says: The Canadian troops are now  caking turn as guard of honor to the  colonial premiers quartered at the  -Hotel-Cecil,-to-the-great-enjoyinent-ot.  the crowd.  Yesterday when the colonial troops  were paraded before the Duke of Con-  naught, the Canadians, as representing  the premier colony, were given the  post of honor, to the right of the line,  and with their own bva������s and bugle  bands, marched past to the music of  "The Maple Leaf Forever.'* In tl ������  colonial procession on June 27. the  Canadians will have the leading position. They will be headed by General  Hunter, followed by the chief stall'  ollicer, Major T. A. Cooke, A. D. C,  the Canadian artillery aud cavalry,  ancl the Amtri.lian cavalry. Tl ������  first carriage will contain .Sir AVi:-  frid Laurier and Premier Ditrton and  their wives, following them the  premiers and representatives of the  other colonies, and their wives.  The proposal to have the "kettle  drum" on the house of common*,  terrace for the enUH'tainnient of the  wives and daughters of the colonial  premiers and the leading re|ii-*<*������ii)t,*)-  tives of the colonies will probably liv  acted upon.  Lady Cranbourne and Liuly Gwendoline Cecil today entertiiiiicd ������, large  number of Canadian and other colonial  viHitora at Hatfield on behalf ot (.he  Marquis of Salisbury, who waa  confined to his town residence in  Harlington street owing t������ /i chill.  .���������Vegetable and Flower Plants 25c,  per doz. Cabbage, Celery. Lettuce,  Tomatoes, . Cauliflowers, Candytuft,  Dranthus, Astersi "Verbena, Petunias.  Sobelia. Marigold,; Phlox.Sunflowers,  Coi-eopeis. Nasturtum, Chi*ywi.hthc-  lnum 25c. per dozen. Cabbage $1 \������>.e  100.     J. .JIplBV, Jt������fe\������\oYe.J:  j   A. KIRK.  Domini  a ami Provincial Land Surveyor.  BEVELSTOKE, B.C.  E. MOSCROP . . .  Sanitary Plumbing, Hot   Water  And Steam Heating-. Gas  Fittin  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  | Baker and  Confectioner  A full and complete  line of  GROCERIES  A. I. Si  Cor. Mackenzie Ave.  and Railway Street.  BEL_GJ_A,N_H_A R ES  The quickest breeder*, and greatest  money makers   in   the   .small   .stock  line ol" the present dav.      Full   bred  stock of FASHODAS.  Price���������S6 and $io per pair,  according to aifR.  THOS. SKINNER,���������Revelstoke, B. C.  ���������T'*M4^������i^*f*l*^*I'*H**I't+*M**f'I' ******  Jas. I. Woodrow  gUTCHER  Notice to Delinquent Co-Owner.  To John T. Moore or to  anyone to whom  he  mav have tranilnrrc-il   111*  Intcred**  In the  Oilman Kracilonal  mineral claim, Klluaie  In llie .-nnlcmi Mj;ilnic Division.  Von art hcrebv notlHcil that I ������-������pcnileil the  ���������minor one   hnn-lrcjt ami   pfaveji   ilnllarj   and  fli'tv cents (fim/iil* In lulxir an'l  .lionoy on the  t;efnri*".nc>iitlonei!  mineral ciaiw,  in cirfler to  huld Mil"! mineral claim under taction 'Hot the  Mineral Aft; and l( within nlne'.v day-  (00)  from ihedaui n( 111!.' notice, yon tall to con-  tribute your i***&porl|oii of mirti  expenditure,  together   willi all w*l<  ol adveNl-dii*.-. >"r  Inl *re**i in ������������id mineral claim will become tWe  rooerly of the nnil������r*.li!ii������l. under Pri-tion -I  ii"..n  Aet   entitled ������������������   An   Act   lo   mueii'l the  . literal Act, 1.<hI."  rimed   at coinai'llx, T,.c���������   this 15th day  of  .pril, A. r>., IW*!.  JOSEPH  BEST,  Co-OWncr.  -Retail-Dealer-in���������=-=���������������������������������������������-  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  Corner Douglu  KIme Streets  All ordera promptly filled.  RBYBMWOKB, B.Q  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. li. Paget, Prop.  Prompt delivery of parcalv, bURgagc, etc.  to any part ot the city  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  Certificate of* Improvements.  TSTOTICH.  Goldon Hill Minur.-i! Claim, Sitii.-uc; in  lhc Revelstoke- Mining Division of West  Kootonay Distrh-t. Where located:���������In  Ground Hojf Basin, on McCiillouKh Creek.  TAKK \:OTICE that I, C. B. Hume,  I'Vcc: Miner's CiTtificnlc No. B67188, intend, sixty days from lhe date hereof, to  applv to the Mijii.ntf Recorder for a Certilicate; of Improvements, for llie purjjose of  obtaining   a   Crown   Grant,   of the bbpyc  claim.  And further lake notice that action,  under .suction 37, must he commenced  hefore the   issuance of such Certificate of  All orderi left at R. M. Smythe's Tobacco  tore, or byTelephoue No." will receive prompt  ttention.  Improvements.  Dated this 16th day of June, A.D., 190...  C.  K.  HUME.  ������SS������s*������)������56S������S������������^^  Ilive, and let uvtnl  ������ Pleases cjoivt try anil run  uh  g out of totvri hy Hentlinx your  ������ oi-df.iH <;ast.     We r/;iist ii.-|,vo  ������ your work i.i order to  live,  jj We depend on   you   for  our  (.j work!     Kiistc'rn   Houses*   do  ������ nut!    I>o not allow yourself  ������ to lie roped in liy tlieir pi-d*  ������ dlfti'ic       Wu   also gun ran tee  'P to uive you  battel- s'iti������f.ii*-  '������ tion for your money.  I      ���������&,.  S.   WILSOIST,  is        Next the McCarty Block.  Canadian Pacific  Railway  TRAINS  LEAVE REVELSTOKE  DAILY.  EASTBOUND     8:10  "WESTBOUND  17:15 -  SOUTHBOUND     8:10  IMPERIAL LIMITED  EASTBOUND.  Sundays���������"Wednesdays��������� Fridays���������  4:20 o'clock.  WESTBOUND.  Mondays--Wednesdays���������Snturd'ys  21 o'clock.  PItliE HU8 MEETS ALL TRAINS.  t'.UST CLASS   ACCOMMODATION.  HEATED BY HOT AIR.  REASONABLE KATES*.  Hotel Victoria  Brown & Guerin, Props.  /   -      -   .  ELECTRIC BELLS AND LIGHT IN EVERY ROOM.  HOURLY STRICT CAR BAR WELL SUPPLIED* BY THE CHOICEST  MEETS ALL TRAINS. " WINES,   LIQUORS AND CIOARS     ......  Fastest time & Superior Equipment  82-HOURS TO MONTREAL-82  STEAMSHIPS.      "  FROM VANCOUVER  TO-  TO-  -CHINA,  -AUSTRALIA  JAPAN,  ALASKA  F. BURNS & GOT:  Wholesale ind Retail Dealers  Lowest Rates and Best Service to  and from all points.  For' full information, printed  _matter,_eto.,i_call_onor_addi,ess,________  T. W. Bradshaw,  Agent'  itevclstoke.  E, J. Coyle.  Assist. Ucn.  Passenger Agvnt  Vancouver.  PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     Ml) i TON.     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  r  WOOD  For Sale.  Tin* niiilcrslKiiuiI liiiving contnicHcil for the  whole of Mc.Million Ilros. wooil Is prepared to  supply Mill wood Ht  $2 Per Load  Ciocltir Conl wood���������$3,00 ilelivorod,  .TVHnrdwood Ht equally low ratos.     ,  ..Thos. Lewis..  Orders left Ht C. B. Hume .t Co.,   Morrfs A  Steed's, or at mill will hnve prompt attention.  Wright Porritt  In to be found at liis Rho-  to^i'ifplnp St|jdip jn tlje  Tapping Block daijy i]n\-  ii'K ofTlcn hoiius.  Wright Porritt  Revelstoke, B. 0. ^  W. Mollison,  General Blacksmith,  Wagon Maker,   Etc.  -DEALER IN-  Chatham Wagons,.        Wm. Gray & Sons Plows,  PdppBros.' Plows, Cultivators, Harrows, Seeders, &c.  DOUGLAS STREET.  Revelstpke, B. C.  H. G. 1'ARSON, President.  M. J. O'BRIEN, Managing Director  ^e Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.  Limited Liability.  "' *-  Carry a lull and complete Hue ot  Scotch And Rye Whi������Hi������������, Bpand'os, Rum<li  Holland, Old Tom, London Dry and Plymouth Oin������,  Ports, Sheries, Clarets, Champagne, Liquors |  Imported and Domestio Clears.  ������*������,f������jtM*������.������>.r**>>������������g'.*^  This Space is Reserved for  Edward X Bourne  Peal������r Ir i  Groceries, Gent's. Furnishings, Boots and Shoes,  Ready-Made Clothing,  Revelstoke Station.  Bourne Bros.' Old Stand.  ���������'\  w  )**4t*4[44t00*C���������**'e*4&44'1^4W*fx**mr4044[*4l444444x9tia'4fxf���������Q������  "X  i%\  't'K  T������  1  ! ;���������  ..j   * I  r*  \  The Anointing and Crowning  of the King Described in a  Nut Shell.���������Administration of  the Oath.  Here is a description, ns short nnd  clear as possible, of the coi ona tion  ceremony. It is a ceremony of threat  antiquity, every part of which is.  established hy precedent.  It begins on the arrival of thu Kin.;  ancl Queen at k AVoiilii.insli._- hull,  whither Their Majesties will drive  from Buckingham palace, and is as  follows :  On their arrival at tho hall there  are alrefioy assembled there the  processions of the King and Queen.  The regalia are laid before Thoir  Majesties, the chief being the sword  of state and curtana, or coronation  sword, and two other, the golden  spurs, the gilt verge, St. Edward's  crown, the orb with the cross, the  sceptre with the dove, the sceptre  with the cross, St. Edward's staff, the  crown, the ivory rod, the bible, the  chalice, and the patena. 'All then  proceed to Westminster Abbey,  where those who are to witness the  ceremony, and are not of the royal  processions, are assembled. -The King  and Queen on entering seatthemssclves  in chairs below the thrones.  The archbishop of Canterbury presents the King to the people, and asks  if thoy are prepared to do homage to  him.   They answer:  "Godsave King Edward!"  Then the King and Queen sit in  chairs ot state provided for them''.  First the King, thereafter the Queen,  rises and presents at the alter a pall of  cloth of gold and an ingot of gold.  There 'follow the litany and sermon,  and the taking .of the o.tth by the  King.    The oath is thus:  The ' Archbishop of Canterbury���������,  "Sir. are you willing to take the onth  usually ta'.;en by your predecessors?"  The King���������"I am willing."  Archbishop���������"Will yon solemnly  promise aud swear to - govern tbe  people ot this - kingdom of - Great  Britain, and the dominions thereunto  belonging, according to the statutes in  parliament ' agreed on. and the  respective laws and customs of the  same?"  King���������"I solemnly promise so to  do."  Archbishop������������������'.Will you, .to your  power," cause law and justice' in mercy,  ���������to,bo executed in-all your judgments?"  ' -King���������"I will."* .  ' Archbishop���������"Will '" you, ''to the  utmost of your -power, maintain _J.be  laws of God, the true profession of the  gospel, the Protestant Reformed re.  ligion, established by law? and will  you maintain and preserve inviolably  the settlement of the Church of  England, and the doctrine,'.worship,  discipline and government thereof, as  by law established, within the  kingdoms of England and Ireland, the  dominion of Wales, and town of  Berwick-upon-Tweed, and'the territories thereunto belonging, before the  union of the two kingdoms? and will  you , preserve unto the bishops and  clergy qf Engl.uid, and to the phurches  PQ|i)u)ittud to their charge, all such  rights and privileges as by law do or  Hhall appertaineth unto'them or nny  of them ?���������'   -  King���������"All this I promise to do.*'  ������������������The-reason-why��������� tho=f-kinfj-at���������his  carnation swWii's to ipaintaln the  Ohmch of England only is because he  has already taken the oath to  maintain the Ohnrcli of Scotland.  This was tbe first oath ho tool; after  his accession,  Tbe king, dlsfoluiil of his pppison  volia, gnfcs to and Kit**) down * in Ht.  Edward's chair, which contains thu  Scone stones. The -Demi of West  minster takes the ampulla, containing  the consecrated oil, and spoon, and  anoints the king on breast, hands and  head.  When the anointing is ended the  king rises,  bishop of York. The queen's ring i.s  of gold, set wilh a large plain tabic  ruby, with sixteen other rubies of  graduated size round the circle of the  ring.  Their majesties then lake cominun  inn, laying aside their crowns in token  of humility ttiGnd.  The king lays aside the sacred  vestments and dons >*. purple re be  The king and cjueen are each indued  with a crown of state. The archbishop puts into the king's right hand  the sceptre with the cross, and the orb  inlo his lclt, tbo sceptre inlo the  queen's right hand, and into her lclt  the ivory rod. Tbo regalia are laid  upon St. Edward's altar.  Then follows the banqui'L in Westminster hull in the course of which  the* kiiigV champion enters I lie ball >n  full white armour on a white charger,  and defies to mortal combat any  disputor of the king'.**, title. 'Largess  is distributed in the hnll, and the  banquet ended, their majesties receive  again their regalia, and depart in ijiu  same manner as they came.  Notice.  NOTICE IS IIKIllillY GIVEN lliat  thirty clays after date 1 intend to apply to  lhe Honorable the Chiel'Commissioner ol  Lands and Works for pei mission to cul  and carry away limber from the following  describee! lands :  i Commencing at a posi planted on tlie  south side ot the Columbia ljiver, about  one mile below the mouth of C.inoe Kiver,  and marked " Maude Skene's North-East  Comer Post;" thence south So ch.iins;  llience west So chains; ihence norlh So  chains; ihence east to the point of commencement.  MAUDE SKENE.  Dated this 29th day of April, 190;.  Notice.  A BANQUET  Grand Lodge A. F. and A. M.  Completes it Labors After an  Arduous Session--Installations Held.  Grand lodge, A. F. k A. M., concluded its labors Saturday evening.  It held two sessions S.iturday, one in  the morning and. the second in the  afternoon with a service in Christ  Church cathedral in the evening,  terminating its proceedings with the*  usual banquet, wliich only broke up  in time to catch tbe steamer for  Vancouver.  In the afternoon the new Grand  lodge ofllcers were duly installed.  Grand Muster Chipman h.id made all  his appointments, so that the officer**,  for the incoming year consist of Lhe  following (of whom the lirst eight arc  ollieers by election bv their fellows):  AL W. 'G. M., Bro. 'E. E. Chipman.  of ICaslo.  lt. XV. D. G. JL. Rev. Bro. U. Elisor  Sharp, of KsquitnalL.  K. \V\ G. S. XV., Win. J. Bowser, of  Vancouver.  K. XV. G. ,T. XV., T. 3. Armstrong, of  New Westminster.  V. XV. G. Chaplain, Rev. L. Norman  Tucker, of Vancouver.  _ V.   AV.   G.,   Treiuurer,    Harry   IL  Watson, of Vancouver.    v  V. XV. G.. Secretary, Robt. E.BieLt.  of Victoria.'  AV. G. Tyler, D. Hosker, of Vancouver.  S. G. D., Thos. Mitchell, of  Vancouver.  ���������T. G. D., Win. Lewis, of Naiiniino.  G. D. of C George Cunningham,  of  New Westminster.  G. >S. of AVork, .lames Scholefiold, of  Trail.  G. Marshal, C. II. Crandon. of  Nelson. . " ,  G. Sword-bearer, 3. AV. Crocker, of  Victoria.  .^-G."Standard-bearer,  Louis   Muuncc,.  of Cumberland.    .; '',  .*'.G'.*; :.Organist','' >'L. T.";. Davis,'.of  Nanaimo.  G. Pur., \V. T. "Phillips, of-Esqui-  malt.  . Grand Committee, .T. A.Catherwood  of Mission; M. L.Grimmett, of Sandon;  I,. AV. Paisley, of Chilliwack;. J. T.  Brown, v of Vancouver, and, Alex.  Mclfercher. nt New Westminster.  The following were appointed to tho  office of D. D. G. M., in the several  districts :  No. -1 District (Vctoria), Harry  Smith, of Duncan.  No. 2 District (Nanaimo). AVni.  Lewis, of Nanaimo.  No. '3'District (Eraser Valley).  Chas. AA"'ilsoii, of Vancouver.  No.   *1   District   (Kamloops), Fred.  Eraser, of Revelstoke.  No.  '5   I)istrict  ' (Cariboo),'      Jas.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIA"EN that  thirty days afler date I intend toapply  lo the Honorable tho Chief Coininiss  inner of Lands and AVorks for a special  license to cut and curry away timber  from the following described lands;  Commencing at a post planted on  the east bank of the. Columbia River  about two miles above llie mouth of  Wood River, and marked "Olivia  Hobinson's North-West Corner Post:"  thence south *I0 chains*: thence east 1(10  chains: thence norlh -10chnin*i: thence  west Kit) chains to, the point of  commencement.  OLIVIA ROBINSON,  Dated this 2!)th day ol* April, li)l)2.  NOTICE.  I. the undersigned, intend 80 days  after date to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands ancl AA'orks, for a  special licence to cut and carry away  timber from the following described  lands: Commencing at a post  planted on the west side of the  Columbia River oue mile below  Boyd s Ranch, and marked A. Edgar's  south east corner posi", thence running  in .1 westerly direction ill  chains t hence* north 100 chains thence  e.ist 10 chains toCciInmbialli ver thenco  along Columbia River 100 chains to  place of commencement.  .Dated this litli day of May, 1002.  *    A. Edgar. -  Notice.  NOTICE IS HEREHY GIVEN that  thirty da-._s alter dale 1 inlend to apply lo  llie Ilonoiable the Chief Commissioner ol  Lands ancl Works for a special license to  cm and;carry away t'nnbci from the foP  Ici-.iiig'cioseribc'd lands:        %  Commencing at .1 post planted on lhe  east b.mk of die Canoe River, about four*  miles up lVoiii ils mouth, and marked  "Olivia Rob'inso.-'.'s NorLh-EasL Corner  Post"; tlicnce west So chains; thence  south So chains; thence east So chains;  llience norlh So chains to the poinl ol  commencement.  '   "OLIVIA ROBINSON.'  Dated this ist clay ot Slay, 1902.  Notice.  NOTICE IS IIEREilV GIVEN that 30  days after date I intend lo apply to the  I lonoi able the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works* for peiinisjS'.on to cutand carry  away timber from the following described  lands in Wesi Kootenay: , ,  . Commencincf ar a posi. marked. '*E.jI���������  'MeMahon's North-Wesl Corner" planted  on the east, bank ofthe Columbia River al  ihe south-wosL corner oi" lhe timber limit  held by Henrietta McMahon under special  license; llienc-c* o.-isl..OQhai.i.s; Ihence south  160 chains; thence west 40 chains, to the  east bank of the Columbia River; tlicnce  north along the easl bank of lhe said, river  160 cliains to the poinl of commencement.  .-- E..L. McMAHON.;  '    Dated May 5II1, 1902.  son),     George  nnd in olot]iert .yjj.]. the  Biici'ef] cojrqpatioi} vest'|'ijeuts.' The  king's   Ilpp|s  \\r.e.   l*P(',clied   >y.tl.    the  . (J<)14en spurs, and he U gii'f with the  sword by tlie-lovd jj.pivt chamberlain.  Ilo is then clothed  \yl)) tlio imperial  . mantle of cloth of gold and purple  brocade, and sitting down, receives  the orb. The ring is placed on the  fourth' finger.of his right hand, and  . the royal sceptre is delivered to him  The putting on of the ring expresses  the symbolical marriage of the king to  liis people.  Then the crown is taken frpip the  qltar, and placed by t^ie ai*c|ibishop  gp the kinfe's head, whereon all, the  people cry, "God save the King!" the  trumpets sound, the peers put on their  coronets, and the guns in the park  0j-id fit tlip t.p\ye������ arc fj������*ecj-  " WpIsIhk }a;������^en ^l10 Vin)y PiblP*  pet(}i'l}s 1-cfJjjs cl}!}'1" of sfot-'te,' and is  theppe .'.'lifted ytp into his fhrone'*' by  flip peer*) who proceed to pij.y hpmag'g  to h������in in spMc.] pfppptj..nPt*������  Thereafter the queen, sitting in tho  chair before the throne, is crowned in  much the same manner, by the   Arch-  Stone, of Barkcv'ville.  No.   G.   District   (Nei  Johnston, of Nelson.  No. 7 ' District (Rossland), George  Herring, of Rossland  No. 8 District (East' Kootenay),  Alex. JMofl'att, of Cranbrook.  At 7_0'elnckjgmndJ_ldg_Ll__<*Hllled_ lo_  "Christ Church "cathedral, wliere, for  the first time in this piovince, a  unique Jlasouic chmch service was  held, after an adaptation of evensong,'  of which Past Grand Chaplain Yates,  of Golden, was the compiler.  Returning to thp Temple, Qrand  loc,ge cilo^eij its session for this y.iar.  So������n afterwards the hrethern all  nielnb the banqueting board in.the K.  of P. hall oh J3road street. This had  been beautifully decorated, the local  committee having been assisted in  this lahor of love by several of the  hrethern from" His "Majesty's fleet at  Esquimau, and the Grand liidgL-^yas  feasted under a canopy of the flags of  all nations, everyone of which Hunts  over lodges of the Ancient and  Accepted Older.     "'      *     ''''  TIME TABLE  S, g. Revelstoke  .     ������     "Muring llif(ii Avatar.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  thirty days after date I intend to apply  to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands 11 nd AVorks for a special  license to cut and carrv" away timber  fiom the following described hinds:  Commencing tit a post planted on  the east bank of the Canoe Rivei.  about four miles up froiq its mouth  and marked "C. 11. Skene's Nortii���������  AVest -Corner Post**' thence east SO  chains: thence south SO chains: t.hence  west SO chains: ti.ence north .SO chains  to the point of commencement.  O. R. SKENE.  Dated this 1st day of .\Iay, lOO%  NOTICE TO CREATORS,  Notice.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN 1h.1t  30 clays after dale 1 intend 10 apply to lhe  llonoVabletlu'Chief Coniiirs'.ioiii'rofLaiuls  and Works for permission I.. 1 ul .-mil carry  away timber I'roni lhe I'olliu.ing* desciibed  Iracl of land in Wesi Kooienay:  Commencing at a posi marked "John A.  MeMahon's Soulh-West Corner," planted  at a point 1G0 cliains southerly from the  soulh limit ol" ilie lands of the Pittsburg  Syndicate situated 1101 lh of Death Rapids;  Ihence easl 40 chains; ihence north 160  chains, to the south limit el" the lands of the  Pillsljiu-g Syndicate*! tlienei* west 40 cliains,  to lhe easl bank ol the Columbia River;  thence south along the east bank of snid  river 1O0 chains lo thc poinl ot commencement.  JOHN A. McMAHON.  Daled May 51b, 1902.  Notice.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN (hat  thirty days alter date I inlend to apply to  the Honorable lhe Chief Commissioner ot  Landsand Woiks I'or permission to cul  unci carry away limber from the following  described lands :  Coii'ineiiciiig at a post planted on tin*  south bank of ihe Columbia River, about  one mile below the. monlh of Canoe River,  and marked " Henry Liuewell's North-  Wesl Corner Post;" llience south So  chains; thence east So chains; thence  north So chains: ihence west So chains to  the point of commencement.  HENRY  LOVEWELL.  Daled this 251b day of April, 1902.  Notece.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN U1..1  thirty days alter date I intend to make'  application to the Honorable the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to. cut and carry'away  tiinber Irom the . following described  lands :  t ommencing al a posi marked " G. K  Naglc's Soulh-Easl Corner Posi, planted  on the north bank oi the Columbia River,  one mile west ol" lhe mouth ol"Canoe River:  thence north So chains; llience west So  chains; thence south So chains; thence  east 80 chains to the point of commencement.  G.  B.  NAGLE.  Dated this 29th day of April,  1902.  Notice.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  lliirtj days afterdate I inlend to apply to  the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to  cutand carry away timber from the following described lands :     ���������*,  Commencing at a post planled on the  north bank of the Columbia River jusL  above the mouth of Canoe Ri\er, and  marked "Fred Robinson's South-East  Corner Post;" tlicnce ninth 80 chains;  thence west So chains; thence south So  chains; llience east So chains to the point  of commencement.    "  FRED ROBINSON.  Dated lhis 29th clay of April, 1902.  Notice.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  thirty days after date I intend to apply to  the Honorable, the Chief'Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to  cut and carry away timber from the following described lands :  , Commencing at a post planted on tlie  easl side of the Columbia River, about two  miles above the mouth of .Wood River, and  marked "/Fred. Robinson's South-West  Coiner ��������� Post "; Ihcnce east 160 chains;  thence north 40 chains; thence west 160  chains; thence south ^o chains to thc point  of commencement. -  FRED ROBINSON.  Daled this 29U1 day of April, 1902.  Notice.  NOTICE IS, HEREBY GIVEN that  thiily days after daU. \ intend to apply to  the Honorable H.e Chief Commissioner ol  Lands ,-\nd Works for .-1 special license to  pu.Tand c_iVry p,way timber frqin the follow***  ing described labels :  Commencing f\t a post pkmtpcl oil \he  easl siil^. of tlie Canou River a5-.1l .^(ongsidsi  of the C.-inoe River tf-iil, .about one mile  above the i.YiouU\ gi Harvey Creek, and  "niarUe'c|-^*VQ;;A-^7^^si<elTe\J^Soullf-West"  Corner Post;" Ihpnce north'' 80 chains;  thence west Scj chainsi thenee. soulh 80  chains; thenco east 80 eliains; to the point  of commenccmenti'  - C. R. SKENE.  Dated this ist day of May, 1902.  0/  THE TOWNSITE OF  CITY  IS NOW ON THE MARKET.  s on Sale��������� 2oo  BUY  BEFORE YOU SLEEP.  CIRCLE CITY is thc Terminus   of   thc   proposed    Railway   already   surveyed  via thc Lardcnii Creek with fork to that point.  CIRCLE CITY is heau ti fully situated at the base of  the Lardeau  Pass,  Galena  and Surprise Creeks.  CiRCLE CITY is   absolutely   surrounded    by    Mining   Properties   now    under  Development. ......  plendld  Water  Power  Which will be utilized next Season by Concentrating- Plants.  In the m.-it.cj-pf She Estaie of Thomas  Edwin llo'rne, late of the City of Revelstoke, deceased.  NOTICE is hereby pivoti that all creditors and others h:ivini_; claims against the  estate of the said Thomas Edwin I Ionic,  who died on or about the 21st May, 1902,  are lequired, on or before the 15th day of  August, ic.02, to send bv pocl piepaiJ. or  deliver 10 Mc**,*_rs. Ilni-Yey, Mcfc.-y-ier &  Pii'.kl.mu, pr tlu\ Cily of Revelstoke,  Solielt'cr;.' for the' administrator:*, o.f tlie  i*-.tate ofthe'sald deceased, trteir j^ilress-  e.s and 'descriptions., tli,e fu(l \u,\titulars of  llieir. claims', tl.o statemeui \\f ^rheir  accounts and lite nature of* the soc'iri-  liet, if anv l;elcl by tlieni.  And further lake n*,.iit.c Ihut alter such  )asj mentioned date the said administrators  will proceed to distribute the assets of the  deceased amonjc the .parties entitled  thereto, liavinp. regard only to the claims  ol" which they shall then have notice, and  that the said administrators will not jo,*,  liable  for  the  said   assets   {-,- - ,yj. "p.i'ri, '  Notice.  Lcnve HIirlit-Mile I.nmlliii;���������  Every Tuu**duy nnd Friday at 0 a. m.  'Leave l.n. Porte���������  ���������   "Even* Tuutiliiv and Friday nt 2 p. :ii  'Spc-ilnl'Triiis bctuuen rcrtilnr    atlin*.-,      - ,~y '.n*   'vw.  ";"���������������������������  uill \if miule in nny cii'e where b;i**i-1 thereot to any person,������. persons of'\ihose  offered wHrruuts same. I claims nctire Li-cU noi'tave beGn received  The   Company   ro-.cr-.e__the   riclitjo   bj tu���������..!..^ ���������l.j'-l.friVos'sui.-li distril.iuio-..  SEND FOR PARTICULARS AT ONCE  TO THE GENERAL AGENT,  G. B. BATHO  Ferguson,. B. C7  ������il>-������_y.������>f^.������'g*g**������*<*������*������*s������^>.������_������^  Thc Smcltin_>>-Centre of* the Similkameen Valley.    Backed by thc payrolls of two  gigantic coal companies ancl thc Copper and Kenned}- Mountain Mines.  '.  Surrounded by thc following resources:    Coal,  gold, copper, silver and a fine agricultural country.'    Large herds of aettle, fruit in abundance, with a climate almost southern  and all that could be asked. . *  ASHNOLA is owned and backed by tlio payroll of the Similkameen Valley Coal  Company.   Ltd.  ' f.f !l������ ������nfl(.f.c������        *Flif-������ 0,1 ni,^,,.cri 1.   ;������n^l    rl**.v*ilr������������-,mQnt*   nf   +!���������>.}.������>   fr.nl   .vtlnus    !-**������c.*'il!!nc  v__)  City of Wonder, Progress and Great Prosperity |  Lots in Ashnola are safe investments. In Blocks 1 to 1 and 13 to 20 the price will be advanced 25c.'-  per inontli until Alay-lst; 1002, ancl to ten pet* cent, in the rrjinainin������ Mocks. The present price is from $50 to,  $225     Twenty-live percent, cash, three, six and nine months without interest. "  Arrangements are already completed foivEisht buildings, including cottap.es for the Employees of  thcQompnny at Ashnola.   This work will lie under full headway by May 1st. '-   ,  Four years ago tho Crow's Nest Shares could be bought and were sold at 11 cents.   Today, they are-  quote 1 at $S0.00.    With the advent of transportation,  Similkameen .Valley Coal  can  be delivered) at any  point in West Kootenay or-Valo as cheaply as by any other Company m Canada.  FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS APPLY TO'   -  ������IIVHU<AMEEN   VALLEY   COAL   CO.,    LIMITED.  ' NELSON, B. C.   > Wm*9M*9'J9J999i^jM'Jt<^Mf0^^  m Laces and Braids ������  *������������w '   ' Siva1  NOTICK T������= }ifct{KV������V* v'-lV-EX dial  thirty d������v*._all"t!er date.l intend 'to ap|>M' 1ft  the Honorable tlio Cliiuf Com.mii.^l^v\ev of  Landsand Works, fov i\ *=pe\-.i,.J l'n,**!i!*.c .0  cut :.ncl carry iy\vi.y tiu.iliev 1'isii.i \\\xi \\x\-  low hit; dyliPri^p-J p\mK.  Coiiuiic'neiiig; at, a p.v>( plmiced on tin*  we������.t hank of the Columbia Kiver, jcisi  below .he itii.iiUh ni' .1 large creek afoul  one luilf tnilo above Peterson's Kancln*,  mul marked 1 " Henry Lovewell's South-  East Corner Post; tin-nee west So eliaiiv*,.  thenee north 80 chains; llience ogy, ijii'  chains, more or less, to the bj.*.!*. of *',;e '  Columbia River; then^p, if.>Ilo\v'|i^ the*  bank oflhe Coluiy,!.!.* i^Kocijo.tl.e pou.il, ot         l. '     " '  '"1'IF.XljtY LOVRWIil-L.  P.-itcd. this. 5**h day of Aisy, 1902.  fig}    ���������  ������5*  e*>_?  ���������.A-lnrRC range of-point-I.nrc*,-  Duchuss ninl 1'n.ttunbnr*;  llruids, Stamped Deign***,  mum pud Linens, Embroid/tj-*  Needles, Hooks, ice.  Berlin and Zcin^yi. WoqJs, i^u  shades, Sl'.^pm Solps, Valeiin  uiene<_*,{._ivg, Ii^scrtiion,.  C*+>il| at t,In; n-^nn  nUAWSQN PARLORS.  1 -������S* UNION ^^f&'W  Cigar  Factory  Kg Misses Sheppard & Bell ^  ^n McKenzie Avenue      ef'Li     rwi_*  Orsenial HoteS  Ably furnished with the  Choicest Ute Market  affords.  chnnite  notice.  time    of    snilui*-  uilknut  F0RSI.UMD,  ���������" 'illibtir.  R.  W.. TROuP,  Mute and Tiirsc-r.  TISWE TABLE  S. S. ARCHER OR S. S. LARDEAU  Itunning between .'ryquliec.l, Ti.cr.-.soi.U  I.amlinK and comaplix, '<*o������imen*bins"Oc"toK*f  Kill, lOJl, Will =4fI'ns'iolloii*sr!l*'cAiIior rcimli-  frtis-i   : '  Lcavlnc; Arrov/lifiul for Thomson's t.anding  nnd ComiipUx -!...t������ice.iHily���������1UE. aiul l^k.  LeavillKt'iinKtl'-lx nnd luim-pr/s Liiivllrig  for Arrowhonil ��������� 5\M,:*=<,*>i15'���������'!i5'i:-il'-<1 f-:*is������  Mafeliig 11iii1.i1 1 or.iisctioiiu with all c. P. 11.  Steiuncfi and'I'ralns.!  Thcounors reserve the right to change limes  ol sailings u ttlioul notice.}  The Fred Robinson Lumber Co., Limited  D.iied -,'r.e =o(h day of June, A,������������.. 1502.  HAUVEV,   McCAKTJTR &  PINKHAM,  Solicitors for the Atlministrators of the  Estate of Thorn.*-.-. Edwin Home, dc������-  ceaseii. - td  (  WOTiOE  The  Qreit  yv'estern .Mines, Limited.  Liab'IitV.  NOTICK i������ "uerobv jrtvoii that the Annual  Cetwr���������! Mcvtiiif; ol lhe Shareholders in  tlnsc'iiinpanv will I������e held at their oflice in  Fer-fii^on, H.'j.. on Wednesday, July Oth, 19xr2-  at'J p. 111. for lhe lrftn*aci;on of all bu--inpss  o.iniiecled iiiih the C-cnii.any,anc* llie transfer  biok^ ofthe Comi-anv will be closed from June  'i->tli,lW2. ;  A. II. HOLDICH,  Secretary.  Notice.   ������������������  NOTICE IS HBUBBY GIVEN th^1,  tliifty days after datel intend to ������fif>ly  to the Honorable Hie CW-r-f Oominis*-  sioner of Lar-d.si.iid W'ooi'ks t'(������*a special  lif.P9.5e io c\>( ������������>0 cony away timber*  fvnjii tho following described hinds:  (^cmiincflcsinj; at a post planted on  the west bank of this (lolnmliia Kiver,  about, one quarter of a mile below the  mouth of Seven Mile Creek, about six  miles above Death Uapids nnd mnrked  "Maude Skene's South-East Corner  Post;" thence west SO cliains; thenco  north SO ch.iins: thence cast 80 cha .Xia,  more or less to the west bnt\k of the  Columbia River; thence following the  bank of the Columbia Kiver t������ the  point of cornnaeaceyiciit.  MAUDE SKENE.  fMtcil this 5th day of May, 15KV3.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albeit Stone ���������   Prop.  |   ALEX. 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Hontrcal <  AUantic BWcWoshrncton DXLA  Neat, Clean and Attractive  Work Guaranteed.   -   --  Job  Printing;  AH the latest faces in type  At the Hkrald Office  /  NOTICE..  The Doable Eagle Mining and Development Co., Limited Liability.  NOTICE Is hereby given that the Annual  General Meetini? ol the Shareholders o������  this Company will lie held at their office. In  Ferguson, B.C on Thursday. Julv loth, 1902,  at 2 p. m-, for the transaction of all business  connected with the Company, and the transfer  books of tbe company will be closed Ironi  June 25U, 1902.  A. H. HOLDICH,  Secretary,  \  '--��������� St -^^^S^M THK animal tnat cannot'be trained  to keep Us witn about It on tho  approach of a motor car must  disappear. its stupidity, filth,  sl>t_������, fear of ev* r.vthing and useless  si;:, prove io th" most conservative  that it must go. The horse that will  not stnnd a mo:*--*- r-ar may 'be the de-  iiSht of its own-: v. hut lt is a publio  nuisance and a ;��������� :blic danger, and  ought to bo Phot '."..a a mad dog. Horsemen hav.. r.o right lo 'bring unmanageable brutes into :'-.e public highways,  to the public dai*--; *.-. and it is time thia  elementary justl'i* should be recognized. The motor is going to become  the means o'. lo. ni.-otion for all light  transit, antl by t'.*���������.* ordinary roads as  they exist to-day. It Is the pedestrian  and" the horse i'. -i: have got to give  way. The horse i-i traflic, if he chooses  to bolt, is uncontrollable. The motor,  from the lightest bicycle to the heaviest car, is perfectly controllable, occupies half the sp.'ci-, and travels now  through the cong.'*if*d streets at double  and treble the > r>er*d of any horse-  drawn vehicle. Ti..* only thing the two  have ln common :** that at times they  both refuse to go.  The unobservant t.iik of the accidents  that would happ'.-i..- The accidents will  be a great "deal f.-v.er in number. A  conclusive proof <>. this, to any one  with any sense, :��������� tlie fact that in the  thousand miles t<***y no one, I believe,  was hurt, though I'.xe roads were lined  with spectators. If the race from Paris  to Berlin, three .". ys, and the tour  around Italy, ten .'.ays, tout two children were killed, the result entirely of  their own carelessness or that of their  parents. Suppose, for a moment, that  in France a hundivti und ten teams, or,  rather, droves, of horses���������there were o.  hundred and ten motors���������ranging from  fifty in a bunch clown to two���������this was  the horse-power of tho machines���������had  been let loose and driven, ait top speed  tor three days cn the .public roads.  "Will anyone tell me that thousands of  people would not have been killed, that  ���������hundreds of drivers -would not have  lost their lives as -.veil? But that would  have been described as sport. . . .  The only danger to be feared from ths  motor car is to its own driver, the only  drawback is its own Imperfection.  Read the reports ot automobile accidents: proportionately, these are far  fewer than from any other lorm of lo-  comotic and in r.ine cases out of ten  the accident occurs to the driver or the  occupant of the i-.:r; in the tenth case  it Is owing to the; stupidity or the carelessness of the person who gets in  front. Thc- a.ver::;;e pedestrian has simply got to learn to keep out of the way,  and that is th*** -Mid of it.���������Joseph Pen-  nell in "Contemporary Review."  No Breach of Discipline.  [IT KE colonel wi*-. entertaining some  I.J I of his friends with stories of  ���������J. army life, v.-.-.C the talk turned to  the inflexibility of orders. That  reminded the coi*. ..el of Tim Murphy's  ��������� case.  Murphy had ���������"--.Ii.. Led in the cavalry  **-erv:ce, r,lthou_;h he had never been  on a hoi-.****. In h:r life. He"was taken'  out for drill with r.titer raw recruits under coiiv-i.anQ "C *:i -sergeant, and, as  luck woum have it. r.ecured one of the  worst buckets in the* whole troop.  "Nov.-, my men," s.-.id the sergeant in  audi-os:***;..." thru-.. ":.o one is allowed to  dismount without u:v.ers from a-superior officer.    r.em.*mber that."  Tim w;i? no sco.-.e.* in the saddle than  Jie was hurlci" ' e::u over heels through  the air. ar.d e::t:rn* down so hard that  the breath w_ts *.:::_ost knocked out of  him.  "Murphy," sh.;*_:;ed the sergeant,  when he discoverer, the man spread out  -on ths jjrour.d, "yen dismounted!"  "I did."  "Did you have orders?"  "I did."  "From headqu.-rters, I suppose?"  -with a sneer.  "No, from hine'.'.uarters."  "Take him lo '.he guard-house!"'ordered the serge .int. ��������� Detroit "Free  -Press."  THE  LEMON    AND    HANDKERCHIEF  TRICK.  Winter Uplands.  rhe frost that  sllr.js  like  flre  upon  my  cheek,  The lon> liness of tills forsaken ground,  r*he Ion?   white   d.ii't   upon  whose  powdered ;<eak  -I ell in the grttt ..i:enoe as one bound;  ���������4t������e   rlpp'ed   sheet    of   snow   where   the   -.^-- ���������,v;_vl__hlc-._v__. . __��������� _^_^_ _^_  Across the open li. Ids for miles aheadf^  Tbe far-off  city   t<...ered and roofed in  blue.  A ten'le-r line upjn   the western red;  The stars that sin.:'..-, then in Hocks appear.        - ' .     -  f.1ke jets of silver (from a violet dome,  z'.  wonderful, so :;*:i*iy, and so near,  \*i*l  then the go.uca moon to light me  heme;  '.:���������   ir-inchlnc sni.r.-.hoes and the stlng-  _.!nz   air,  Aad 'silence,   frott,   and  beauty   everywhere.  ���������Lampman-.  Epitaph.  IK-re iies 1.t.'r  lincuUheii hi  fit the age of '._  height >;f his '..  the publication  "Ufc."  I.-mgpenne, the dis-  ?r.. hovelldt, who died  *. ;n years in the full  ..-**. three weeks after  ( .    his   first   book.������������������  On a Dog.  "They're tlii*.'.;.-._. now of reversing  the usual int.. -.--:. and first trying  play** :r. New Y'.rU before taking them  ���������out or. the 'oad." "What's the idea?"  -We!!, if a p'.ay s ���������.���������.������������������reeds in New York,  the rest of the country -will know It's  .rotten."���������"Life."  A Matter of Contrast  "Give an exa...p_e of how *h������at expands aiid cold contracts." "In tho  summer the days are long: In the winter they are short."���������"Judge."  /  .Little Georg'" was taken by his aunt  Id see the newtoiin.-r, aged one day. Ho  -was   di-iy   and    profoundly   Impressed  ������������������with th'.* -.pecimir.. :nd asked where tin  little brother . -ne from. "God sent  it," answered t:.*.. aunt, reverently. Tha  answer made a d*_*ep impression on  little Georido. for that afternoon ne  -WES se~:i out in the backyard gazing  -np into the due;; blue sky and spreading his diminutive apron expectantly.  aa he said: "Dear God, please throw mo  .<sm������ down, too."���������Troy "Press."  ���������First Little CViil���������The doctor brought  jw twir.s yesierd-iy:    Second Little Girl  ~���������That's   where  you   made   a   mistake.  ' Ton should have had a homeopath'.���������N.  I. *Xife."  "Where it Is nocessary, as for the purpose of this trick, to introduce come  article into a lemon, the necessary  preparation should be made aa follows: A lemon with a thick hard  rind should be selected, and a plug-  shaped piece aboyt an inch ami ci half  in diameter should be scooped with o  sharp knife out of one end. The pulp  may now be removed leaving Iho rinU  a mere shell. "Wfcile the piece originally cut out will form a stopper, which  may be secured ia place by thrusting  a hairpin or a. piece o������ wire through  the fruit and plug from side to side,  and ripping off the ends flush with thc  outer surface. When the performer exhibits the lemon, he takes care to have  the cat end towards his palm.  This was one of Herrmann's favorite  tricks, and it affords a very good example of his style of working.   The performer comes forward requesting the  loan" of a lady's handkerchief.   While  it is being procured he produces from  the hair or whiskers of one of tho spectators a  lemon whicli  he    carelessly  thrusts under soniebodys nose in order  to prove its genuineness.    (This lemon  which, L   course, was palmed, is a prepared one  from  which  the  pulp  haa  been scooped out, and which contain*  a substitute handkerchief, so cannot be  handed for examination.)   Turning for  an Instant towards the stage, he tosses  the lemon   on to his    assistant, who  catches it, and places it on the table.  The momentary turn from the audience  enables   him  to  get  from   under   hii  waistband, and to palm, a little bundle  of pieces of cambric, each about foui  inches square.    Taking the borrowed  handkerchief he roll's it into a ball between his hands, aud hands it (apparently) to some one to hold, in reality  substituting the torn  pieces  of  cambric.   He then turns, and takes a few  paces   towards   his   table, meanwhile  tucking the handkerchief*    under his  waistcoat, and    taking therefrom    in  place of it a strip of cambric, about  four or more feet long and four inches  wide rolled up into a small*; compass.  This he palms.   Suddenly turning back  he exclaims, My dear sir, what are you  doing with that handkerchief?   I never told you to do that!    The innocent  holder looks up in astonishment, but  the performer   continues:     Will   you  have lhe kindness to open the handkerchief?    He docs so and finds it all in  pieces.   After a little chaff about making him pay for the damage, tne performer  says,  Well  I  suppose  I must  show you how to restore if.   Here he  again takes the pieces and folds them  together,  saying,  See you  must take  them as I do, and rub them very gently  with  the  left  hand.     Substituting  the prepared slip he hands it to him;  but, when he begins to* cut exclaims  again,  Dear me, what- are you  doing  now.    r told you  tlie left hand,  you  are making matters worse than ever.  The handkerchief is now found to be  a loud strip.   The performer endeavors  to induce the ownor to accept it in this  shape,  which  he answers  her  is the  newest style,'but she naturally objects,  and begs that it may be restored to  Its original condition.    For that purpose, the performer rolling the slip into a ball, places it in his magic pistol,  and rams it down with his wand.   Appearing    to reflect for a moment,  he  Bays, Where shall I fire it?   Ah! suppose I aim at that lemon on the table?  Bang!   goes   the  pistol,   and   the   performer, taking a knife cuts the lemon  all around (Hinging the rind carelessly  on the stage), and produces the substitute handkerchief (professedly the original).   He comes forwaid to the audience with it, and after thanking the  owner, makes a gesture of returning it,  but as if struck by a sudden thought  checks himself and says, I'm afraid it  smells rather strong of lemon.    Will  you allow me to scent lt for you?    I  -have-somcjcapital_colo.gne here.   ,Go-  ing back to his table, he piaces tie  handkerchief on a plate, and pours on  it, turning as he does so to the owner,  and saying, Please tell me whpn you  think there is enough.   While his back  is turne'd, the attendant, who has been  standing by holding a lighted candle,  with a mischievous wink at the company, tilts    the candle   and sets    the  handkerchief on fire. ��������� The performer  apologizes for his assistant's stupidity.  !>ut appeals to the company to bear witness that it was no fault of his. and  bringing forward  the plate,  with the  handkerchief still blazing, offers it to  the owner.   She, of course, declines to  take it, and the performer, remarking,  You  don't like it in  this    condition,  well, then, suppose I put it  in paper  for you, places tho plato on the rtooi.  telling the assistant to put it on tho  table, and runs off to    get the paper.  The attendant tries to lift the plate,  but   finds that lt   burns his    lingers.  However, after several attempts, getting the plate a Httlenearer at each, he  manages to place it on the tabic.   Thia  little by-play amuses tt.e audience, and  gives the performer the few  momenta  .which he requires for his preparations  behind   the   scenes.     Coming   forward  ,-with a sheet of clean white paper, he  wraps therein the still .blazing handkerchief, crushing it together so as to  extinguish the flames.    He offers tho  packet so made to the lady, who, believing  that it  contains  nothing  Dm  ashe3, declines to receive it.   When the  professor,   tearing     the  paper    apart,  pulls   out   the  handkerchief   perfectly  restored, while    the burnt    fragments  have vanished.    The effect  last mentioned is produced by the use of a double paper, pasted together round three  of its sides, and thus forming a i'i nil  of bag In the centre.   In this has th***  performer, during his momentary atj  sence from the stage, places the genuine handkerchief, foideil  so as to  occupy as little space as possible..   Th..  handkerchief,   therefore,   lies   bctwea  the two thicknesses of the paper, and  when the rolled up packet is torn op"-.i  from outside, may be removed without  disturbing the burnt fragments, which  Btlli remain Inside the paper.  THE ANIMATED CIGAR.  Among the least known hat tricks in  a good one known as the "animated"  or "dancing" cigar, wheiein an ordinary cigar is made to stand upright,  balance itself, bow to the right and  left, and so forth, on the crown of a  borrowed hat.  You begin by saying "I am about to  show you a curious experiment in animal magnetism, for tlie purpose of  which I must *.sE some gentleman to  oblige me with tbe loan of a hat.  Thank you. Now will some one else  oblige me with a cigar? I am not going to smoke it, I am merely going to  make it stand on end, and balance itself on the crown of this hat. Will  you assure the company, sir, that this  is a common cigar! I don't mean a  very common cigar, you know, but an  ordinary every day cig?.r, without any  mechanism or preparation about it.  You aro all satisfied that it is so?  Now then to make it stand on end."  Of course in a natural way, it would be  quite impossible to make a cigar do  anything of the sort, but with the aid  of a little animal magnetism, it is easy  enough.   I'll show you how it is done.  First I describe a magic circle on tha  crown ot the hat, the nearer the centre the better. Then I breathe gently  on the crown, and also on the cigar, sc  as to establish a mesmeric relation between them, and then I place the cigar  erect within tlie magic circle." (This is  done but the cigar falls) "The influence is hardly strong enough yet, but  it will soon develop itself. That is better, the cigar stands erect, you see  self-balanced, and you will find that  It is now under complete control.  Come! cigar, bow to the ladies." (The  cigar inclines gravely to the front.)  Now to the ladies on the right. Now  to the ladies on the left." (The cigar  bends each time in the direction indicated.) "It the conditions are favorable and the influence is strong enough  perhaps the cigar might be induced to  !avor us with a little dance.  "Do you think you could manage it  cigar? j  (Cigar bends thrice) "You see it bows  three times, wliich according to the  approved spiritualistic code means ye?.  Will the pianist oblige with a little  music? " The performer grasping the  hat by the brim,' moves it round and  round in horizontal circles, keeping  time to the music, the cigar swaying  with the motion. <  "You see tlie cigar keeps time in the  most obliging way, b'ut I feel that thc  power is beginning to fail. Will thc  owner of the cigar take it from the hat  himself, and see that* it really is his  own, and not a mechanical imitation?  You will find it siaokes all the better  sir. for having gone through this little  experience." The secret lies in the  :se of a very simple piece of apparatus;  This is a trick which is sure to bo  veil received by a juvenileautUtniC  The performer cois.tz forward with an  ordinary plate or salver, which he  hands for examination, and then places  on the table.  Ke next ' borrows a handkerchief.  Laying it flat over the plate, he lifts  it up liy rubbing the middle with his  fxr.zev and thumb, lotting the four cor-  ncis hang down. He then strokes  down the handkerchief with the other  hand, under the pretence of mesmeiiz-  ii.g .t, when a' shower ot burnt al-  r.-.cr.ds, chocolate creams, bon bons and  so forth pours down upon the plate.  A-rain ho strokes the handkerchief,  ittid number shower pours down; and  il.o p'.tue being by this time full, is  '.i.'ir.di.:'. iciuul to the company to prove  t'. a. !n tha quality of tho sweets, at any  vale, there is no deception. The secret  lies in tho use of a small bag, of cambric or fine calico shaped like an inverted latter V. The edges aro turned  in at Ihe mouth, nml through each hem  Is passed a ' straight piece of watch  ;;iring or whalebone, one a little longer  man the other. The natural tendency  of these is lo lie side by side, keeping  U:e month of the bag closed, but if  pressure be simultaneously applied to  bo.h endi ot lhe springs, lhe longar one  assumes the shape of a semicircle  thereby opening the bag.  Through Uio opposite end of the bag  is r-a&scd a pointed wire hook. The  bug is beforehand filled with nuts or  bon bons, and hung by the hook lo me  edge of the table on ilie side away from  the spectators. Though the bag is  mouth downwards the action of the  spring keeps it closed, and nothing can  fall out. When the operator standing  behind the table, draws the handker.  chief oyer the plate, he allows a portion of the hinder edge to hang over  the edge of the table nearest to himself.  When he picks up the handkerchiel  which he does with his finger and  thumb, he takes hold through the  handkerchief, of the upper part of tho  bag.  The bag is thus lifted up with the  handkerchief hut is concealed by the  folds of the latter hanging down  around it. The movement of the hand  in stroking down the handkerchief,  presses the springs and the bag opens,  again closing as soon as the pressure  is relaxed.  When all the contents have fallen,  the performer drops the handkerchief  bag and all on the table, while he advances to the audience with the results  of the trick, and on again picking ufr  the handkerchief lets fall the empty  bag behind some object on the table  or slips it into his pocket.  proached by a set of stone steps-which  are built out trom de scene proper, or,  in other ���������weria, the drop. These are  8&S.4 Is fciiown in theatrical parlance  As "practical" steps; that is, th'ey may  be ascended. The steps are incased by  side walls, and these walls are sur-*1  mounted by vases of flowers and handsome lamp posts. The steps lead ta  the doorway of the house; the door is  also "practical," nnd can be opened and  shut. The story runs that the house  was deserted for such a long time that  tbe steps were covered by a gigantic  spider's web, and the spectator is surprised to see this web, which extends  from post to post and to the side walla  of the steps.  TO PRODUCE EGGS  FROM   A   HANDKERCHIEF.  i rod of hard wood ������ix inch*--* lonn; anr*  ive-slxtcenths of an  inch thick,  with  i little cup or thimblo at oue tnd ami  a strong sharp needle an  inch and f;  t-uarter in length projecting rrom thi  other.     (See.Fls..   4.)   This  Is   ii'a.ed  aeedle downwards, in tho left sl'.eve of  the  performer,  and  after  the  hit  i;  borrowed   is allowed  to  nlip  down  li  to it.   During the pcTformer.-i first pretended endeavor to balance the cigai  on the crown of the hac. he applies tin  needle (with the left hand, whi^'h hold:-  the hat) to tho centre of the crown in  side, and presses the dcci'.Ic throuah It.  This, however, is done very gradually  eo  that only  the extreme point ahall  pass through ln the first instance.  As soon as he sees the point "morg"  from the surface he covers it .with the  lower end of the cigar, and thrusts i*  home within the body of the cigar. Th  hat may now be transferred from hand  to hand, or tilted in any direction, bat  the cigar will still remain upright, ir-  weight being counterbalanced by tha  of tha wooden rod within. CFia;. 5 j i'  the hat lie moved round an", round ir  circles, thn rod sways from aide to aid'  and con../iunirate.B a correspond in .*  movement to the cig/r. By inserting  tht* middlo finger of the hand which  ho!d3 the hat Into the thimble at thr  lower end of tho rod, the cigar may b*  made to incline in any given directioi.  ancl so to how to thc company and so  forth. When the owner of tbe "-ig.-.r  puts forth hia hand to take it back, the*  performer at tho dime moment withdraws the needle from below, and let?  the little rod again drop into his sleeve  when both cFgar ana hat will of course  stand any amount ef examination.  Obtain a large turkey-red lianiii er-  chief, and from the top suspend 'roni  ���������Jie centre of the topmost edge  i blown egg attached to a piece o������  black thread or silk, allowing it to  hang about halt way down.  Place the egg in ono corner, folding  it therein, and tako the corner with  the concealed egg in your left hand,  and the opposite top corner in youi  right, and show the handkerchief to  your audience, shaking it aud showing  it empty.  Now borrow a tall hat, and placing  it on the table inform your audience  that you will show them a now way to  lay eggs.  Holding the handkerchief across  vour chest, release the egg, which falls  down at the back, being suspended bj  the thread, nip the centre.with youi  teeth just where the thread is attached to the edge of handkerchief and  iraw the two corners backward.  Now hold the two top corners together with your right hand, and the  bottom coiners with your left and holu.  ing the handkerchief well up, you allow your right to drop just over the  hat, gently shaking the handkerchief,  and the egg will fall into the.hat, tht  audience not being able to see that it  is attached to the handkerchief by a  thread. While the egg is in the hat,  ibow the two sides of the handkerchief  empty, and taking the two top corners  allow it to hang down in front of the  hat, and lifting it up again suddeu'.y  of course it brings the egg with it.  This can be repeated any number of  Rmes until"-tlte-ELudience^imagine-the"7  hat to be nearly full of eggs; then folding the handkerchief carelessly together, taking care to cover the suspended egg, and place it on your table.  Take up the hat, and telling the audience you will make them a present of  '.he eggs, pretend to throw, the contents  jefore them when they will naturally  iuck their heads, expecting a showe*- of  3ggs; but to their surprise the fggs  will appear to have vanished. This i3  l good illusion if performed quickly  and neatly,, but you must take car*  not to allow the concealed egg to be  seen, except when in the act of falling  into the hat.  The diagram Fig. 3 will give you a  correct Idea of the method of preparing'  the handkerchief.  In the centre o������ this gigantic web ig  seen a spider's body with "a womar.'i  head. The steps leading to tho door-  ���������way of the house are open, and a person starts to descend, but slops on seeing the spider, and retreats after taking three or four steps down the  ing three or four steps down hei  stairs. This adds greatly to the illusion, as it looks as if lt could not bo  Hfoduced by a mirror. You can sees  both above and below the head, and  the steps may be seen at any angle you  choose. The puzzling part of the trick  is the question of the whereabouts of  the lady's body.  Reference to our engravings will give  the secret of the trick. The mirror lies  at an angle of 45 degrees and runs from  the base of the lower steps: The mirror extends the full width of the sleps.  A semicircular hole is cut out of the!  centre of the mirror, at the top edge;  this is to receive the lady's head.  The spider's body is fastened to the  network of rope; the lady has simply  TO PULL HALF DOLLARS THROUGH  A HANDKERCHIEF.  >P?\      ^X%  to affix this 'Body to her head, and tha  illusion is complete, as the body of the  lady is concealed behind the ' glass.  The mirror reflects the lower steps so  that this reflection really appears to  be a continuation of the steps, aud the  entire flight seems unbroken. When1  the person appears at the door and descends the steps, he must bo careful1  not to come below tho line of reflection, as his legs win not bo visible.  The top edge of the glass Is concealed  by a rope of the web, as it is directly  in front of it, and for safety is usually  cemented to the glass.  This trick requires the most careful preparation and adjustment, but  when this is accomplished, the results  ire extremely satisfactory.���������Scientific  American.  TO    PASS AN   EGG   INTO   A BOTTLE  For thi3 experiment, steep an egg in  strong vinegar or acetic acid for about  twenty-four hours, which ,will make  the shell soft and pliable. Show yon:  audience a real egg, and taking it to  tbe table exe-hange it for the soft one,  and shc,7.-ing a glass bottle, Inform  your audience you will pass it through  the neck inside the bottle. You wil)  find it a very easy matter to do this,  and when inside 3how it to 70tir audience: and now saying you will take if*  our., h'dd the neck of th-i bottle down*  wards over a goblet half filled with  wat'T, and frentiy knocking the bottle,  tbe cgj.; will fall through into the. goblet, and upon going Into the water will,  rc-uime It?, former hardneas. This Is a  Cood  trick  if carefully  performed.  THE SPIDER AND THE FLY.  Davllglit, rrom  IJIrt.  When Dean Swift wrote his famous  tale of "Gulliver's Travels" he did not  realize   how   closely    he   anticipated  nodern  scientific  methods.    Gulliver,  die hero of the tale, was wrecked on  the island of the'Liliputians.    He fell  Into the hands of the Brobingnagians,  i race   of   colossal    giants;    but the  =ireator-of--this-famous-charactor-littte���������  mew when ho referred to a strange  Jlass of inventors who were trying to  sxtract sunlight from cucumbers that  it the close of th.e nineteenth century,  laylight,    or    its    nearest equivalent,  would bo obtained from the great garbage heaps in large cities.   The age ia  lull of wonders and, as history repeats  tself, so sometimes    do the satirical  mggestions of defunct   authors    take  ihape and crystallze>into a substantial  lometlu'ng.     The town of Shoreditch,  England, practically a suburb of Lon-  Jon,  is entirely  illuminated  at night  sy electricity   obtained   directly from  the combustion  of  refuse.    Not only  has this method of utilizing it proved  1 i success, but, commercially speaking,  I an amount of profit has accrued thero-  j from which will probably bo effective)  I In^stimn'.atlng other municipalities to  put their waste product to the same  commendable purpose.    In Shoreditch  but thirty-four tons of coal were used  ln two months, and even that was duo  1 :o the fact that on certain daysn o re-  : fuse was collected.   Tho light obtained  ' from the   cremation of this   valuable  material in Shoreditch is that ot 7,000  eight-candle power Incandescent lamps  ', and   sixty    arc    lights.       After    flve  ��������� months' operation, the station mana-  j gers find lhc demand for light beyond  i their capacity to supply it, ancl a further extension of the plant is contem-  ��������� plated at. present. Why do wo hesitate  l to employ a similar method in New  : York City, when success Is bo assured?  i With so self-contained a syBtem ot  .elc-ctrlc lighting, wc begin to approach  | an economy equal to that of the French  people.    W.iBto is unknown  in Paris.  You begin by borrowing four marked half dollars, or quarter pieces, and a  eilk or cambrle handKercliief. You  then request the assistance of a ver>  strong man, this glve3 an opportunity  for a little fun in the* selection.     ���������  Having at last found a volunteer tc  your liking, you seat him on a chair  facing the company. Spreading the  handkerchief on your left palm, and  placing the four coins upon It, yon.  close your hand upon them through  the handkerchief,-and hand them to  him, requesting him to hold them firm,  ly. Then, as If suddenly recollecting  yourself, you say, "Pardon me, I have  omitted c_ie little detail which is rather important. Oblige me with the  handkerchief again ior one moment ir  vou'please. I ought to have shown the  company that there are no holes In lt."  (The last sentence should not be pronounced until you have gained possession of the handkerchief, as the company might possibly declare themselves  satisfied of the fact without examination, which would not answor your  purpose.) The handkerchief being returned to you, you spread it out to  show that it is free from holes, coming among the audience to do so, and  appearing to lay great utress upon  the fact. Again spreading it over your  left hand, you count the coins one by-  one upon it; and giving a glance  around at the company, you say, as  you quickly return to your 'platform,  "You have all seen that the four coins  are' fairly wrapped iu the handkerchief," or make any other remark in  order to draw the general attention, as  a sharp, quick remark almost always,  will, to your face and away from your,  hands. At that same moment you  move the -left thumb over the face of  the coins, thereby covering them witn  a fold of the handkerchief, and seize  them, through the fold thus made between the thumb and fingers of tho  right hand, as indicated in Fig 1, immediately ���������withdrawing the leet hand.  The coins will now be held in the right  hand, the handkerchief hanging down  loosely around them. To any one who  has not watched your movement with  more than ordinary vigilance, it will  appear that the coins are within and *���������  under the handkerchief, thc ugh they  are, in reality, wrapped in an extended  fold. Giving them a twist around in  the Tiandkerchief, you hand it to tho  person assisting you, asking him to  say whether the money is still there,  to which ho naturally, replies in the affirmative. You then tell him to grasp  the handkerchief with both hands  three or four inches below the coins,  and to hold as tightly as he possibly  can.  Placing your wand under your right  arm, and, taking holf of the coin  (through the handkerchief) with both  hands, tho ri_.ht hand undermost, you  begin to pull against him, making a  show���������of pulling with great force, and  remarking that you are very glad it is  not your handkerchief, that you should  not have thought he was so st.jng, etc.  Meanwhile, and .while the company  aro enjoying the discomfiture of thu  owner of the handkerchief, you untwist  the latter, and secretly got the money  out of the fold into your right hand,  and palm it therein. ��������� Give one last  pull with your left hand, and 'let go  smartly, observing that you fear you  must give it up, and own yourself con- .  quered. Take your want* 'n your'right  hand; this v'll make it ..oem natural  tor you to keep that hand closed, and  will materially aid in concealing ".a  fact that tlio money is therein.'  Your antagonist, or the spectators  for him, will by this time hnve discovered that the money has vanished; but  you pretend to be uncor_;_:ious of the  fact, and request him to give it back  that you may return it to its owners.  He naturally declares that he has not  got it. With all tha seriousness that  you can command, you insist that he  lias it, and that he must restore it. On  his continued denial you suggest that  he should search his pockets, which  you tap, one after the other, with your  wand, each giving a metallic sound as  if containing money; but the coins are"  Btlll not to be found. At last, after all  his pockets have been tried in vain,  you, as It upon a sudden thought,-tap  the leg ot his trousers, the metallic  chink stil following every tap of the  wand till you havae nearly reached thia  teet, when you exclaim, "Yes, tliere it  Is. Will you have the kindness to'put  Vour-foot-'on���������that-clialr-?-'-'��������� He-does_  so, and quickly transferring your wand  to tfc-3 left hand, with the'fingers ol  your right you turn up the edge of hia  trousers, giving at the .same, time a  ���������light shake, when the four coins arc  eeen to faTl out, to the great surprise  of the victim.  This effect is produced as follows:  Tho coins being In your right hand,  pou introduce them with the second,  Jiird, and fourth fingers under the edge  jf the trouser; then, with the first,linger and thumb which, are left outside,  Yoxi nip them through the e-loth, and  aold them an instant till you have  withdrawn the. remaining lingers, whuD  with a slight shake you let them fall.  Tho rn<!tallii_ chink on .. oping tht  pockets may be produced ii. two ways'  Ono method is to use a hollow metai  wand, Japanned to match the one yoc  srdlnally use, and containing throughout its length a loose piece of thick  wire which, striking the sides of tht  :ube, exactly Imitates the chink oi  money.  The ot'.ior mode Is to use merely tht  ordinary wand, . allowing the enc  which you hold to chink against the  money held in the same hand.  With a little pr&Hicc. the effect is  equally deceptive a. with the special  wand.  experiment he Ib about to, perform, th������*  coin is never removed from tlieir.sight,  and he accordingly places it. (really  substituting coin No. 2) ln full view out  hi3 table. -:'..���������' '-.  He then goes to fetch an orange, ancl  takes the opportunity of slipping the  marked coin (No. 3) into the vacant.  6ne[ He brings forward this orange  publicly and places it on his table at  his right hand. (The other orange he.  has meanwhile placed under his vest  on the right side, ready for palming  at a moment's notice.) He then saya,  "I think, by the way, it would bo aft  well to have two oranges. Can any  gentleman oblige me with one?" Nd  one responding, he looks about * him  and stepping up to one of his audience*,  pretends to take from his hair, hat, or  handkerchief this second orange  (which contains, it will be remembered,  coin No. 1), and places it on the left  hand side of the table.  He now (standing* behind his'table)  asks 'into whicli 'orange, thc right or  the left, he shall pass the coin. -As tlie*  right of the audience is his left, he is  at liberty to interpret the answer in  which ever way he thinks proper,.and  he does so in such manner as to designate the orange containing the non-  marked coin, No. 1. Thus, if the audience say "the left," he answers, "On  my left? very good!" If they choose  the right, he says, "On your right! very  good!" Not one person In a thousand  will, detect the equivoque.  Taking up coin No. 2 frpm the table,  and holding it in his left hand, he pre- .  tends to take it in his right, and  thence to pass it intr) the orange, meanwhile dropping it from his left hand,  behind a book on the table or Into his  pocket. Showing his hands empty, he  cuts open the orange, ancl (exhibits  coin No. 1 therein contained. Before  giving the audience time to examine it  for the mark, he hears or pretends to  hear, a mur.muramong them to the effect that that was not the orange  chosen. "Pardon me," ho says, "somo  of you seem to think that I had a special reason for preparing this partlcu-������  iar orange. I gave you "absolute liberty to choose which you liked, and I  anderstood you to say that you chose  this one. However, in order to satisfy  every one, I will repeat the trick with  the other orange. Taking up the second orange, he thrusts the knife  through it, in the slit already made and  gives tho knife thus loaded to some}*  one to hold. Then, standing at some  distance from, it.he takes.up coin No.  1, and, getting rid of it-by a pass ho  makes a motion as' ot throwing it towards the orange. He now requests*  the person holding-tho orange himself  'to cut it open; when the genuine coin  No. 3, is found therein, and duly identified.    -  The finding of the second orange In  tho possession of the company may, if  preferred, be omitted and both oranges-  i*? -2.  be brought forward openly"in~the~firflt"-  instance.  Occasionally a refractory spectator  may insist upon the wrong orange (i.e.,  that containing the genuine coin) being cut open first. ' -   "  As you haye offered the audience the  choice, you cannot well resist this; but.  it makes very little difference. In accordance with the general desire, you.  :ut open the orange, and show the coin  (No. 3) drawing particular attention to-  the mark.  It's identity being fully established,  pou offer, for the general satisfaction,  to pass the same coin into ,the_ second .  orange. Being satisfied that It was the  genuine coin in the first case, the audience -will the more readily believe  that it is so in the second; but ln this  case you should cut open the second  orange yourself, as it will bo necessary  to again substitute the genuine coin  before you hand it to be examined.  TO PASS A HALF DOLLAR INTO THE  CENTRE OF TWO ORANGES  IN SUCCESSION.  When  our  own city  gleams at night  This is one of the most Interesting  sf the series of tricks which depend  upon mirrors, and of which the "De-  rapilated Princess" is a type. When  .he eiiruin rises, the scene shows ai  gentleman's country houne set upon  the embankment ancl surrounded by  sr.-iss plots and shrubbery. Thl3 is  ptilnted scenery syh as Is usually  ���������'soil in theatre*.      The house Is ap-  I  i .   _ .      . _  1 with the* light of myriads ot arcs, let  j the wonder of that sicht never depart,  I for perhaps some of it is Indeed obtaiji-  j ed from the ancient and honorab"-.* cu-  :umber.���������The Klectrical Age.  Senator Perkins, of California, state^  ti thc senate the other day that in Honolulu, where the telephone Is in very  general use, the charges are only %l pet  month tor dwelling; houses and S2 for  Business houses,  For this excellent trick a little previous preparation is necessary. A slit,  an inch and a halt dtwp, and just large  enough to admit a eoin, is made in  sach of the two oranges, and in one ot  them a coin (which for distinction w������  ���������will call No. 1) is placed.  These must be put in readiness behind a screen, or so placed as to be out  of sight ot the audience. The performer palms ln either hand a second coin  (No. 2) and advancing to his audience,  borrows irom one of them a coin, first  marked by the owner. (This last w������  T������l call No. 3). He invites special attention to the fact that throughout th������  The Dciid Chicken Made   Her. Ou1mpp>  The obvious always appeals to a  child. It often happens, too, that what  is obvious to the child is far-fetched,  to the adult. Here is the story of a little girl who was unhappy.  She saw a dead chicken in the bad*  yard of her suburban home one day:  Her mother had not noticed it, and  Bridget had neglected to dispose of tht  .feathered familiar.  That evening the chilcf lay in her little"  bed with wide stretched eyes.      Hei  mother leaned over her.  "Go to sleep, Mary," she said. "Shut  your eyes and go to sleep.';  "Mother, I can't," replied Mary. "I  feel bad." Her eyes grew big witli).  tears.   "Mother, I feel so bad!"  "What is the matter with my little  girl   asked the mother tenderly.  Mary's voice was broken with sobs,  but presently her anxiety was expressed:  "Mother, if I were to die, would our  Heavenly Father leave me lying around,  like that, poor little chicken out in the.  back yard?   Would be*t" /'  te  \'...v">  m  (������  W-)  5' i  The Origin of the Loving Cup.  >������w HE loving cup is very common  n        nowadays, and we see lt every-  J^       where.     But   many   years   ago  there  were no  such   things  as  these queer tluee handled affairs, and  the following story tells how they first  happened to be made:  Once upon a time centuries before us,  theie lived a great -and powerful king,  who was extremely fond' of hunting.  He was one day in a forest pursuing u  stag, but it was so Hoot and clever that  it eluded him and his band of followers, and led them entirely out of their  way. After wandering about ln a  hopelots faMiiun they linally came upon  a little hut, nud tlie king himself dismounted and rapped smartly upon the  door.  A young girl answered his knock, and  soon showed tlie men the right path.  The king was about to go, when he saw  a woll near the house, and nt the sight  of the clear water immediately felt  thirsty, and, going back, asked the girl  ���������for a drink. AVlthout hesitation sho  went into the house and came out with  an eai then Jug filled with the well  water. But, Instead of offering hia  royal majesty the !i."������idle, as most people would do, she he.*a that herself, and  handed him tlie cup the wrong way.  The king said nothing, thanked tho  Girl, and -he and Ills band soon found  their way out of the wood.  But when he reached his .palace he  determined to reward the girl for giving him the water and at the same timo  to teach her a lesson in politeness.  Sending to his jeweler, he bade him  make a silver cup. wilh two handles,  and deliver it to the young girl, without a word as to whence it came.  Perhaps a month after this the king  again 'hunted In that same forest,  sought the-hut and asked the girl for  another drink of water.  This time she entered tho house and  ���������came out with a beautiful silver cup,  full of the sparkling water. "Now,"  thought the king, "she has certainly  learned a lesson." But never was he  more mistaken, *for the poor, ignorant  girl took a handle in each hand, and  for the second lime offered her liege  lord nothing save the side of the cup.  The king rode away deeply perplexed.  He resolved to teach the" girl the polite  way to hand a cup without directly rebuking her, and many were tho hours  ihe spent In cudgelling his brains for  some way in which to do it. At last a  bright idea struck him. and he sent for  lhis jeweler a second time. "Make me,"  said he to the man,'"a silver cup, heavily chased, and with my royal crest,  and put three handles on It." The Jeweler, much surprised���������for remember, no  such thing had ever been heard of up  to ��������� this time���������did as he was told, and  ' soon the mug vjas finished. As before,  the king had it privately sent to the  'girl who lived In the little but.  One day not long after this for the  third time he rode into that forest, and,  taking the now well-known path, soon  reached the cottage. Dismounting, he  knocked at the door and asked "humbly  for a drink of clear water.  The girl immediately came,out with  the beautiful   three-handled'cup,  and,  " taking two of the handles in her hands,  she offered him the third.  So the king rode away well pleased  with his strategy and, reaching home,  ordered three-handled cups to be .made  ln .every sort of ware, and they became, so popular that we now have  them in all our shops and stores.  f  I -V  i'i-%.  la*  The Lament of the Adult.  An Unfortunate Experiment.  t ���������������������������������������������,  ��������� ScTf 0)IH years ago., there lived in Turks'* in a physician noted far and  ���������42/ wide as a specialist of brain diseases. Men.and women "came lo  him from the ends' of the earth. With  the development of fortune, for his fees  ���������were ln proportion to his- prominence,'  he cultivated a pleasing taste for those  precious relics of antiquity In which  millionaires alone are privileged to indulge. He had in his library a collection of costly .objects of art. The fame  of his treasures was loud In the world's  ears -with .the note of his skill. One day  a rich American banker came to consult him about his 'wife, a confirmed  kleptomaniac. His life was a burden to  him, following her' from store to store,  continually guarding her reputation  against the encroachment of -her fingers. Though it. had cost him thousands, his wife knew nothing, suspected  -nothing of her own weakness. Nor  should she ever know if he could pre-  ._Yent.it.  IN one of Dickens's novels���������those  novels which we are'tearfully assured nowadns's are not in the  least funny���������an ungrateful brick-  maker rejects the little volume which  has been brought him, because "it's a  book fit for a babby. and I'm not a  babliy. If you was to leave me a doll,  I shouldn't nuss it."  Something of this unchastened spirit  stirs within our middle-aged hearts  when we read a modern story, or see a  modern play. It is probably tho nicest  kind of a story, and the nicest kind of  a play, and if we wero only fourteen  in.stead of forty, or fifteen instead o������  fifty, we should thoroughly enjoy them  both. Nothing is better calculated to  make us regret our lost youth than fiction and tlio drama as they exist today. With what glorious emotions we  should have dilated In childhood over  Mr. Crockett's desperate brigands, or  Miss Johnston's dauntless heroes. How  wc should *havo steeped ourselves���������figuratively speaking���������in gore, and revelled in romance. Sicilian outlaws,  noble Indians, cruel half-breeds, courtly villains and heroines of wild, unearthly beauty���������timo was when these  things mado our pulses jump. But now  seventeen murders excite us less than  one, and duels are no longer the thrilling episodes tliey were in the happy  past. It Is hard to grow old, and it is  made "harder by the fact that nobody,  save one's family doctor, has anything  to offer to ago. We should still like,  even at forty or fifty, to be amused,  but nobody caters to our amusement.  Whon a veteran actor like Mr. Drew���������  who ought to sympathize witln adults-  entertains us with a drama that calls  to mind the school plays of happy infancy, and the last act of which must  certainly have been written by Miss  Edgoworth. wo feel that wo are indeed  friendless ln the evening of our lives.  lt is cold comfort to be lold that the  drama is intended for tho debutante,  and the novel for "her younger brothers  and sisters. It is even less agreeable to  hoar It hinted that it we do not like  those pure, and wholesome performances, it is because wo want something  evil. Does nothing, then, interest the  adult save sin? Are bankers nnd brewers, anxious mothers and hard-workim;  spinsters in different to all but vice?  Must we either frolic like lambs���������being  lambs no longer���������or devote ourselve*--  soriotisly to the meretricious? I_,ife has  issues, not wholly unimportant, yet disconnected - with love-making of any  kind. Men���������middle-aged men���������desire  many things besides their neighbor*,'  wives. "Women���������middle-aged women-  are sometimes strangely indifferent to  their neighbors' husbands. We may be  pure of heart, yet unable to take pleasure ln "The Old Homestead" or "Ben"  Hur." We may bo virtuous and Intelligent adults. Will no one write novel:*  and plays for us?���������Agnes Itepplier In  "Life."  4,  "If I brought her here to consult you  as a physician," said the afflicted husband, "I fear she would suspect something and it would kill" her. If youwlll  permit it, I'll bring her .to call on you  as a collector of antiquities.* Do not be  disconcerted, however, if" during the interview you find her pilfering, slipping  your relics and coins into her umbrella  ���������or pockets.-That is the ailment, and, of  course,, whatever she takes will be re-  -turned to you at once. My references  ���������are So, and So, bankers.'." This with  much dignity and the .production of  documents.  The physician made the appointment,  and next day the couple came. The  doctor brought out his treasures, wonderful coins, antique jewelry, on which  be descanted with much graceful learning. Every now and then the lady  slipped into her* pocket or dropped into  her parasol a coin, a jewel, a vase, and  as she did so her husband winked at  the doctor to1 draw attention to her  theft. When the physician finally gave  the signal that he had learned all he  required, she had accumulated the rarest of his possessions.  "I'll be back within' an hour," said  the Chicago banker, "with the things  oiy wife has taken. Poor, poor girl!"  (he burst out. "Doctor, my .fortune, my  Jife are yours if you can but cure her."  Two hours passed, then three, then  the interval lengthened to five. The  ���������physician, rather alarmed, sent his servant to the American's hotel. "* No persons of the name were staying there.  The police were called In, descriptions  given, detectives went forth. They  Identified the culprits, who had time.to  make their escape. They were London  pickpockets, two thieves whose characters and depredations were notorious  all over England.  y"  ��������� "Why do'you call the fast bicycle  Tidera scorcher?" "Because he goes ut  a hot pace, makes pedestrians boiling  mad, warms up the police, gets roasted  In court, and then thinks the who e.  thing is a burning shame."���������"Tlt-BIts."  Guest (impatiently)���������Say, -waiter, hoir  'long have you been employed -hereT  lOTalter���������'Bout a week, sah. Guest���������Oh,  \b that all! Then I must have given  ���������my order to some other waiter.���������Chicago "Dally News."  Turning Smoke Into Gold.  UEEN  ELIZABETH  of  Englan-J  " was not a 'thoroughgoing spins-  _. ter, for she had so little prejudice against the practice of smoking  that she permitted Sir Walter Raleigh  his pipe In the royal presence. She wan  sufficiently a woman, however, to twit  him openly on his devotion to tha \vee:l,  and Jt was on one of these occasions���������  or so the author "of "The Saveram*,  Ilerbe" shrewdly surmises���������that the  knight replied:  "I can assure Tour Majesty that I  have so well experienced .the nature of  it that I can tell even the weight of fhe  smoke in any quantity I consume."  '"I doubt It much, Sir Walter," repliud  Elizabeth, holding it was impossible to  weigh smoke, and mayhap scenting a  joke, "and I will wager you twenty  gold angels .that you do not solve mv  doubt."  Gallantly accepting the wager, r,a-  Ibigh .filled 'his pipe with a weighed  quantity of tobacco, smoked it out, an.l  then, weighing the resultant ashes, announced the weight he had s*t������oked  away.  > "Your Majesty cannot deny that the  difference has disappeared in smoke."  "Truly, I .cannot," answered the  Queen. Ordering-the-wager to be paid,  she turned .to the courtiers around her  and said: ".Many alchemists have I  heard of wbo turned gold into smoke,  but,Raleig*h is the first who has turned  smoke Into gold."  Man as an Incarnation.  PEOPLE of a materialistic frame of  mind, to whom man is but a machine, says an editorial writer in  the "Hospital," are apt to put on one  side all that cannot be -weighed and  measured as not only inexplicable or  unthinkable, but as quite beyond the  range of reasonable discussion. Such  people are advised to attend a meetins  of the Society for Psychical Research  for "a change of scene." What they  will see is thus described:  "There they will find people, quite as  convinced as they are of their own  sanity, and quite as content as they  can possibly be with the correctness of  their own interpretation of things, asserting the most astounding propositions, without turning a hair. To those  wtlio are so self-centered as to think  that there is something cranky about  all who do not see as they do, lt is *a  wholesome awakening to find good,  solid, comfortable, and respectable people believing in telepathy as a thing  indisputable, and holding th.it man, as  we see _iim engaged in his various  more or less ignoble pursuits, in the  city and elsewhere, is but the incarnation of one little bit of himself as he  exists Jn an intangible and ethereal  form. At the last meeting of the Psychical Research Society. Dr. Oliver  Lodge, F.R.S., said that he did not hold  that the whole of any one of us was Incarnated in their terrestrial bodies;  certainly not in childhood; more, but  pertiaps not so very much more, in  adult Jife. W.hat was .manifest was  only a definite portion of a much larger  wihole. What the rest was doing during the years spent 'Here he did not  know. Perhaps it was asleep; but  probably, he said, it was not entirely  asleep with jnen of genius, nor perhaps  was lt all -completely" inactive with  people called mediums. Now to the  modern materialist all this is absolute  'rot.' Vet Dr. Lodge is not exactly a  man to pooh-pooh. Indeed, may not  the immaterialists retort that this is a  Christian country 'and that our very  religion teaches us not to weigh and  measure too exactly? Again, Roentgen,  Tesla, and 'Marconi have of late been  giving many shocks to old ideas. At  any rate, this Is clear, that we must  not too rigidly put outside the bounds  of sanity belief in the unthinkable. It  Is a queer world, and -Which half of it  is sane appears still undecided."  An English Departure in Insurance.  Musical M.D.'s of the Future.  A PATIENT ' having been cured of  smallpox by the watching, strains  of-a violin,' a contemporary thinks  it not at all unlikely that it may ere  long be discovered that music has a  therapeutic value heretofore undreamed  of. .Music may in time become a most  important .branch of medical science,  and the doctor of the future may, after  diagnoslng'his case,' take a" violin or a  cornet_ from his. bag, as the case may  demand, and render the wedding march  from "Lohengrin," or Schubert's "Serenade,", according to the progress the  malady has made. ' Different tunes  rendered on different instruments, in  various tempos, may become* necessary  at critical moments, and this" will naturally develop a new solence���������that of  writing musical prescriptions. Musical  boxes and orchestrions may yet ibe usrtd  In hospital-wards, and the shops In  which sheet music and musical instruments are now dispensed are likely to  be the drug stores of the future. r.-it-  ent music Is a possible successor of  patent medicine, and we may yet take  a five-minute dose of "Lanigun's Ball"  adagio, or a seven-minute-and-a-'nalf  dose of Mendelssohn's "Songs Without  Words" andante, for our neuritis or  necrosis. Medical music and medical  science will be one, and the scalpel will  be supplanted by the mandolin, and the  clinical thermometer Jjy the piccolo.  A CORRESPONDENT writing from  London under date of February  - 13 says: "One queer phase of the  present smallpox scare is the smallpox  Insurance department opened' at  Lloyd's. The current rates are 21-2  per cent, if recently vaccinated, and  31-3 If not vaccinated since infancy.  The insurance becomes due on the doctor's certificate that the policy-holder  has smallpox." He adds: "After jogging along comfortably with smallpox  ln its midst for six months, London is'  now beginning to get worried, and a  large contributing cause of that worry  Is that if the plague spreads much  more it is going to frighten away the  profitable American cousin, who is expected to come over in unprecedented  shoals for tbe coronation season and  scatter dollars right and left. .Trouble  began away back In August, and has  been slowly growing, ofi! and on, ever  since, until the average lately has been  about 50 new cases a day. One day  last week it-ran up .to. S2. _ Thero. were  1S3 new cases in September, 309 in October, 473 ln November, SO-i in December and 1,293 in January. Tet, according to previous experience, smallpox  reaches Its height in "London from  January to May. Consequently it would  be well for readers planning a trip to  see King Edward's crown put on to  watch the smallpox returns from London for the next four or five weeks. At  present the plague can be said to be  well under control, but a big sudden  Increase would tax London's resources  to the utmost and might cause a panic."  Little Mothers in Japan.    *-  Although the Empire of Japan Is said  to be a "paradise of children," where  they,are allowed rto do very much as  they please, and where they seldom. If  ever, cry, their life is not all play. The  little boys and girls have their work to  do, but in many skilful ways they turn  work into play. Take, for instance, the  little girls <wiho have baby sisters or  brothers to care for. They tuck the  youngsters Into their queer garments  and go on with their games of (ball. It  the ibaby grows tired *and begins to fret  the "little mother" jonces It up and  down over her shoulder .with a peculiar  humping motion of her back, -without  stopping the game. All the time sha  sings some pretty sons.  Onions and Epidemics.  A READER of "Marmaduke's" letters in London "Truth" has sent  him the following:  "Whilst turning over some old books  In my library last week I stumbled up-  _on^_.the__followlng3_pnrasi'aph,jn_the-  'Rural World" of 1SC3. -As there is an  epidemic of smallpox in London it has  occurred to me to send this to you, for  some of your medical readers may be  cither able to prove or disprove the  statements lt contains:  "'Onions and Epidemics. ��������� In~ the  spring of 1843 I was in charge of one  hundred men on shipboard, with the  cholera among the men. "We had onions, which a number of the men ata  freely. Those who did so were soon  attacked, and nearly all died. As soon  as I made this discovery their use was  forbidden. After mature deliberation  I came to the conclusion that onions  should never be eaten during the prevalence of epidemics, for the reason  that they absorb the virus, and communicate the disease, and that the pro-"  per use for them is sliced and placed  In the sick-room, and replaced with  fresh ones every few hours. . . . After maintaining the foregoing opinion  for eighteen years. I have found tho  following well attested: Onions placed  In the room where there is smallpox  will blister and decompose with great  rapidity: not only so. but will prevent  the spread ot the disease. I think that  us a disinfectant they have no equal if  properly used. If needed, the foregoing  (which I have greatly.abbrevlated) can  be attested on oath.' "  It Is a curious echo of a bygone preventive, and lt Is given here without  much hope that the suggestion can be  valuable.  The Cockade.  THE adoption of the cockade by  President Roosevelt for his coachman and footmen has resuscitated the old question : Whose servants are entitled to.wear a cockade?  As a matter of fact, there is no right  nor title to the cockade, but usage has,  ln England, where the cockade is  more common than in any other country, confined lt to the servants of the  royal household, of the diplomatic  corps, of officers of tho Army and  Navy���������including the militia and volunteers���������and to servants of Justices  and deputy lieutenants of counties.  According to this unwritten law of  custom, neither peers nor other persons of title, except they be royal, can  confer the cockade on their servants  unless they themselves hold ono of the  commissions already named. And  -here comes a strange anomaly: If-they  occupy a Government position, they  can wear a cockade, although their  servants cannot.  "Cockade." or, rather, the French  equivalent of it, made its first appearance in the phrase "bonnet a la co-  quarde" of Rabelais. About sixty  years after Rabolais's death, Randle  Cotgrave, author of the first Anglo-  French dictionary, defined "coquarde,"  now "cocarde," as "a Spanish cappe  or fashion of bonnet, used by the most  substantial men of yore���������also any  bonnet or cappe worn proudly or  peartly on the side." But the most  plausible origin given of the cockade  of to-day is that it wa.s derived from  tbe tuft of cock's plumes worn by the  Croatian soldiers, who in the seventeenth century served under France,  and Introduced the cravat to the world  of fashion. At any rate, in 1CSS, men  ambitious to become soldiers of France  received cockades of paper; hence the  expression, "prendrel a cocarde," meaning "to enlist." Cockades appear to  have fallen into innocuous desuetude,  so far as France was concerned, until  the Revolution, when the "cocarde  tricolor" must have become obligatory,  for, just before the fall ot Robespierre,  arrests wero made for not wearing lt.  The black cockade, now worn in  England, was originally the distinctive  badge of the House of Hanover, as the  white cockade was that of the House  of Stuart. It is said white was  adopted by the adherents of the  Stuarts because it was the emblem  of the kings of France, who supported  the Stuarts against the Hanoverians.  The cockade worn by servants of the  British royal household is a large  half-disk which projects above the hat.  Servants of naval officers wear a disk  not projecting above the hat; those of  army officers and other persons considering themselves entitled to carry  cockades are fan-shaped, with a button, and they reach above , the hat.  The cockades of the servants ot diplomats are in the colors of the country their masters represent, and many  noble houses on the continent of Europe .make their "servants wear cockades matching their livery ln color.  When, many years ago, the war as to  whose servants were entitled to a  cockade was raging in England, the  facts discovered were that no orders  regulating their use were known "to  exist, but it was recorded that servants of ofllcers of the London City  Llght Horse, a volunteer regiment, did  not wear them. The conclusion arrived at was' that the' cockade was  originally purely a military distinction; that" the reason it was worn by  servants of field officers was that, in  former days, these * servants had  served in the army, that it was later  adopted by servants who had never  been in the army, and afterward by  servants of naval officers.  There being no set rule in any country from which we have been in the  habit "of adopting social customs, it  remains for us to follow the law that  usage and good form has ��������� laid down.  - They have prescribed that the servants of ambassadors and foreign ministers of the United States abroad  shall wear cockades, like the servants  of foreign diplomats accredited to this  country, the cockades of the coach-,  man and footman giving the carriages  a certain right of way. Ambassadors  and ministers are entitled to the cockade after they have retired from the  diplomatic service. But consuls are  not members' of the diplomatic service; they are' merely commercial  -agents.=i-Neither->our-consuls���������abroad  nor consular representatives to this  country have the right to tho cockade, as consuls." Its adoption by an  American citizen who represented a  foreign country as. consular agent in  this city was authorized neither by  usage nor good-taster That his family should continue to use lt after his  'death is ridiculous vulgarity. Servants of officers of tlie'United States  army and navy, both regular and volunteer, are also entitled to wear the  cockade.���������Town Topics.  Brown���������Were you the best man at  Hobson's wedding ?  Green���������No, I guess not. But I was  just as good as any limn tliere.���������Chicago  News.  "Mr. Grimes," said the rector to the  vestryman, "we had better take up the  collection before tlie sermon this morn-  ing."  "Indeed?"  "Yes, I'm going to preach on 'Economy.' "���������Philadelphia  Press.  Greene���������About this courting business.  Is a girl to be. trusted whi>n she gives  you her word ?  Brown���������Ves, I suppose so. Why do  you ask ?  Greene���������Miss Mabel gave me her  word last niglit; it wus "no."���������Transcript.  ������t ������������������ -     _-  Little  drops  of  water, ; ...Ax,'  .  Little grains of dirt, "<  Tliov never do  a tiling  To  the  trailing  skirt !  ���������Chicago  Tribune.  A dialogue heard at a Midland (England) railway station :���������  Country yokel (applying for a ticket)  ���������Hey, mister,  tliurcl clurs ter London.  Booking Clerk���������Have an insurance!  ticket, loo i  Yokel���������Son, I took ono o' tlieni larst  time an' 'ad no luck!���������Fun.  Humor of the Hour.  "I wonder if we'll have any -mora  queer borders, such as''we had last  year,"  said  Farmer   Corntossel.  "Whieh do you mean '!" asked Ms  wife.  "Why, tliere was a man over forty  years old who wasn't either a Judge,  Colonel, Major, docLor, nor professor.  You don't often run across people like  him   nowadays."���������Washington   Star.  Anecdotal.  Doubtless She Was.  Mrs. Browne���������And who Is the president of your club now, Mrs. Malaprop?  Mrs. 'Malaprop (proudly)���������I am the  present encumbrance, just now.���������Philadelphia "Press."  Bargains.  When woman gets into politics  Reform will Jus: be great.  Two dollar votes will be marked down  To  J1.9S. The  "Capital."  Jay���������Yes, sir; when I was ln New.  Tork a sharper robbed me of fifty dollars. Hay���������Why didn't you call a policeman? "Well. I thought fifty dollars  was enough."���������Philadelphia  "Press."  Eggs for The British Museum.  A notice of the collections recently  bequeathed by .the late iM.r. Philip  Crowley to the natural history branch  of the British Museum appeared a few  days ago in tha "Times." A very important portion of the bequest is the  ���������collection of eggs, froim which 15,200  specimens have been added to the series previously possessed by the museum. Among (Jhe gems 'in the Crowley  cabinet are an egg of the great auk  and one or the extinot .pied Labrador  duck. Both these specimens were acquired by Mr. Crowley from Canon  Tristram. The great auk's ess is one  of the last "batch" despatched in 1814  from Iceland to Denmark: The two  (=pe*cimens in the museum previous to  ���������this addition were both cracked and In  otherwise poor condition. An interesting item in the collection is the number  ot clutches of eggs of various specie3  ���������f birds with a cuckoo's ess among  the-m. The Crowley collection has added  about 15 per cent, to the species of  ���������birds represented by their eggs in tha  museum, the increase being especially  marked in Australian forms, in which  the national collection -was previously  weak.  The Conscience Fund.  "I found eighteen umbrellas In the  church yesterday," said .the sexton to  .the minister the day after a ra!ny_  Sunday. "Oh, well," said the dominie."  "take them to my study; they are pro-  foably intended as contributions to tha  conscience fund."���������Toakers "Statesman."  "That tlicadful old Mrs. .Sharp nearly  broke up Hand JSrown's card party. She  accused a lirflf down women of cheating, and three times ilie refused to follow suit."  "But why do tliey all invite her ?"  "Say,  1   guess  you   never   heard   licr  talk about the people -Oie doesn't like."���������  Cleveland Plain Dealer.  -+++-���������  "Prosperity lias ruined many a man."  "No   doubt ;   but,   if  I'm  given  any  choice in tiie matter, I'd rather bo ruined by prosperity than by adversity. Tho  process    is^more    cnjovable."���������Chicago  Post.  * "Is your wife one of those women who  look nt their husbands and say, 'P mado  a man of him ?'" asked the impertinent  friend.  "No," answered Mr. Mcekton. "Hon-  rietta.is very unassuming. She merely  says she has done her hest."���������Washington Star.  Office Boy���������Will you "pleaso raise my  salary ? ,  Employer���������Why, I gave you a raise  only last week, because you told me  that you had your mother to support.  Ollice Boy���������I know, but my mother-  got married and now I have two to sup-  port.-7-Ohio State Journal.  A French peasant, by means of rigid  economy, and good ..judgment, had be-,  come the possessor of several farms.  One of his farmers, who had been ap-  .prehensivo of not coming to terms with  his landlord as regards the renewal of  his lease.- being agreeably .surprised to  iind him in a moro accommodating mood  than lie had hoped for, joyfully invited  him to drink something at an inn.  "I drink no wine or spirits."  "Very well, what you please," the  farmer Insisted, politely ; "but have,  something I"  "Well, then, if it's all tho same to  you, I'll take a postage stamp." An"d he  got it  and put  it  in  his  purse I  Tho tiling is called "grand" opera  Not as a quiet  take  ofi*���������  No other name but "grand" would suit  The prods that they rake olT.  ���������Chicago News.  A certain Scottish minister in a West  Highland   parish   has     never  yet   been  -known-to-permlt-a-straiiger-to-occupy-  his pulpit.      Lately, however, an Kdin-  burgh divinity student  was spending a  few days in the parish, und on the Sat-  "urday he called at (lie manse and aslccd  the minister to be allowed to preach  the following day. "Jly dear young  man," said the minister, laying a hand  gently on the young man's shoulder,  "gin I lat ye preach the morn, and ya  gie a better sermon than mc, my fowk  wad never again be satisfied wi' my  preaching ; and gin ye're nae a hctl or  preacher than me, ye're no' worth listening tae 1" ..  " -++4-       .      _  "Yes,"  said  the  fat  man,   "I  live  In  Swampliurst, but I don't know the man  you speak of."  "That's funny, he said lie had a wide  acquaintance in Swaniphurst, nnd I naturally thought ho meant you."���������-Philadelphia Press.  "Did you see the trained animal exhibition 1"  ,  "I did,' 'answered Miss Cayenne.  "Did  yon  enjoy  it '!"  "No. Such things always give mo  a certain impression of sadness. When  I see what can be done in pdiio.-il'iig  dumb brutes I cannot understand why  moro human beings cannot be moved  to a display of intelligence."���������Washington Star.  ���������������������������������������������-  Above the voices of the spring  We hear this song  Monotonous that starts with "ping"  And ends with "oong."  ��������������������� ���������  "Tliere has been an awful lot of talk  about 'plain duty.' What docs it all.  mean ?"  "That depends upon who uses tha  phrase. One's 'plain duty,' according  to his own idea, is what he wants to do,  and, according to thc ideas of others,  it's what he doesn't want to do."���������Chicago Post.  A celebrated explorer was the lion of  the evening at a certain party. His  hostess said to him : "What is the most  interesting problem of a north pole expedition t"  "To get back home," was the answer.  ���������-Woman's Home Companion.  "When the English barrister, Rlchird  Eve, desired to "take .silk"���������or, in other  words, to become a Queen's Counsel-  he sent the usual note to the *-enior  members on thf circuit to see whether  anyone objected, according to custom.  Mr. Adam Wnlkfr. one of the senior  members, replied as follows:���������" My  dear Eve,���������You may take silk or a tig  leaf.    I don't caie���������Adam."  Shortly after Sir Lawrence Aima-  Tadema, R.A., was knighted, lie and  Lady Alma-T:idema gave an At  Home at St. John's Wood. Everybody present was coimralulating them,  and one lady wns very profuse. " Oh,  dear Sir Lawrence," .she paid. " I am  awfully jjlnd lo hear of the honor you  have received. I suppose now that you  are knighted you will yivc up painting  and live like a gentleman."  In an Ohio town last fall, the African  Methodist-Episcopal Church of that  district held a conference, and for a  week the town was filled with colored  pulpit orators. A few days after the  conference closed its sessions, one ot  the leading colored women of the town  drove out to Pea Ridge to purchase  chickens ot an old mammy who had  supplied the family for years. Aunt  Hanna, coming to the gate, said: "I'm  sorry. Miss Allie. I ain't got a chicken  left.    Dey all done enter de ministry.  A story Is going the rounds about  a prominent Nova Seoti.i lawyer who  is noted .for his carelessness in dress,  which fact annoys the members of the  Bar exceedingly. Entering the courtroom! one day minus a cravat, the  Judge reproved him, saying the law  rceiuired him lo wear one. " Oh. yes,  your honor. I know it." be answered:  "but it does not stiy 'where he shall  wear it," and as lie spoke he pulled it  out of his trousers pocket. The matter  then dropped.  General William T. Sherman was  fond of relating the following storv:  " When T was with the army in Georgia, a slave-owner about Christmas  time missed a fine fat tmkey. He suspected a good-looking mulatto, and ordered the man brought before him.  ' You have .stolen my turkey and eaten  it. said ihp ii-,*llc planter. ' i'se not  ffivine lo say I didn't, when you says  I did. m.-issa.' ��������� [ ought to have you  flogged. W.hat have you to say why  j I sbould not punish you?' 'Well, mas-  nn. you hain't lost anything particular  You see, you has a little less tuikev  and a good deal more nigger." And the  master was compelled to acknowledge  the philosophy of the slave, and let  trim go unwhipped."  As a young man Paul Kruger was regarded as an authority on .psaUm singing, and the farmers used to come to  him to learn the keynote for starting  the psalms at the next Sunday's service. Kruger, even in tiliose days, was  no believer in the policy of giving any-  tilling away���������not oven a note of music���������  so he had a. unirdrm charge of a double  handful of dried peaches for 'his instruction. Even the fact that the work  was in the service of religion did not  deter him from resorting to strategy,  for he made a point of giving each applicant a different note. "The result  ���������when the pious Doppers attempted to  raise their voices in sacred harmony  next Sunday may be Imagined. The  result was that each man conciuded he  had lost the key. and had to return for  a further lesson. "1 nearly bankrupted  them of their dried peaches," said the  ���������president. ���������*'  Ford Mndox Brown, the artist, once  had to be smuggled into his own exhibition. The occasion wa.s a private view  ln*"Bond street of the Manchester fresco, "John Kiiy." The artist being unwell at the timo was accompanied in  his carriage to the gallery by his doctor and old friend, William Gill. The  time passed pleasantly enough en route  In conversation, when suddenly Madox  Brown's talk came to an abrupt full  stop; >he started as though struck by  some very disquieting thought, and  wildly plunged round in his various  pockets, blank dismay depicted on his  countenance tho while. "Good heavens,  Gill!" he exclaimed, "1 have forgotten  my card ot admission! Wbat am I to  do?" "Your card of admission!" replied his amazed friend, "surely you  can get In without tbat?" "So, lio,"  answered Madox Brown in despair,  "thoy will never let me In���������they don't  know ine!" Fortunately, however, Mr.  Gill wa.s. provided with the necessary  passport, and he thus played the distinctly original role of getting an artist  admission into his own show.  "   Recognized Their Old Friend.  THE love -which * English people,  especially Brill-h soldiers, feel for  Florence 2sl*j!iii.*igale has been  shown at many fix?.* and in many  places. A new and *;��������� ikl.'ig instance _if  it was recently giv-_-.*i by Uie "Sunday  Magazine."  The late Sir John Steell, sculptor to  Queen Victoria, wa* modeling-a-bust of  Miss Nightingale, when an ofiicer of  one of the Highin: i regiments which  had suffered so cn -liy In the Crimea  heard that the bus: lad Ju=t been completed, and was i". Sir John's studio.  Many of the men n his company had  passed through thc- .mep'ta. at Sciitari.  and be obtained p ��������� mission from th*-~  sculptor to bring *- -no of them to nee  It. Accordingly a -"ind of men one  day marched into the big studio and  stood in line.  They had no idei why they had ii">:ii  mustered in so ���������sti.'-i���������-;* a pi.-ice. V������ i:h-  out a word of wa ning the bust wa.a  uncovered, and th.'1. as by one impulse, the men brri;.-. rank, and witli  crie>s of "Afiss Xig.V-ngaie! Miss Nightingale!" surround..1 the model, anil  with hats oil chee:' '. :he figure of their  devoted nurse unti! the roof rang.  So spontaneous a: rt hearty and so Inspiring was the w nolo scene th.it in  after days Sir Joh:: Steell declared tt to  be the greatest compliment of his life.  VI  There Was One.  "Is there a man in all this audience,"  fiercely exclaimed a female lecturer,  "that has ever done anything to lighten  the burden resting on his wife's shoulders? What do you know of woman's  work?"  "_ls there a man .here," she continued,  folding her -ms and looking over her  audience with superb scorn, "that has  ever got up In the morning, leaving his  tired, worn-out wife to enjoy her slumbers, gone 'iiiietly downstairs, made the  flre, rooked his own breakfast, sewed  the missing buttons on the'chlldren's  eilothe.s. darned the family stockings,  scoured the pots and kettles, cleaned  and filled Llie lamps, swept the kitchen,  und done nil this, If necessary, day  after day, uncomplainingly? If there  Is such a man In this- audience, let him  rise up!    I should like to see him!"  And In tho rear of the hall a mild-  looking man in spectacles, in obedience  to the sum mons, timidly aiose. He was  the husband of the eloquent speaker.  It wa.s the first time he had ever had a  chanee to assert himself.  Afraid to Repeat the Dose.  A local clergyman was engaged ln  conversation with a. number of friends  the other d: y, says the Duluth "News  Tribune." when each started telling  stories fit weddings he hael performed.  Ono of the party had this to offer:  Some time ago n great big fellow,  roughly dressed, and a wee mite of a  young woman came to him. They had  no witnesses, and. In fact, did -not care  to have any. Nevertheless a bridesmaid and groomsman were selected  from the household, and the ceremony  began. They had promised to love and  obey nnd all the rest of the service,  when the preacher announced: "Kiss  the bride."  The groom, on bended kne-;. hesitated  a little, tried to _>ay something and  couldn't.  "Kiss the bride." said the pastor.  "Why, parson. I did. afore .1 come  here at all," replied the groom, whose  face had taken the color of a June  rose.  At a New York Pier.  The traveler fell on his knees and  begged for mercy; :->ut the customs inspector was adamant.  "Once, and once only," said the latter, "I Jet a man jro through without  offering him every indignity that savage Ingenuity can devi-e. He proved to  be a spotter from Washington, and' I  nearly lost my job. I sha'n't mate that  mistake again."  Yes, the traveler would have to hav������  his stomach pumped cut; most distinctly, yes.���������N. T. "Life."  A Story of Cecil Rhodes.  Mr. Cecil Rhodes' iatest biographer."  Mr. Hen.'Tman, contradicts -the story  that P-hodes ever ii-ed the. phrase "ha  never met a man whom he could not  buy." The germ of this fiction. Mr.  Hensman says, "is to be found in tha  fact that one day. many years ago,  when discussing his proposed telegraph  wire from one end of Africa.to th������  other, somebody asked him how h������  proposed to carry it across the Soudan,  which was then under the domination  of the Khalifa. 'Oh, leave it to, me,'  Khodes answered. *f never mot ths  man yet that I could not" come" to an  agreement with, and Ishall be'a>le to.  fix things up with -the Khalifa when  the time comes.' This'Js the true ver- '  slon of a story that in its distorted  form has been so widely circulated.**  Proof Positive.  A convict at a French, penal settlement, .who was undergoing a life sen- ,  tence, desired to marry a female convict, such marriages being of common  occurrence. The governor of the < olony,  offered no objection, but the priest pro��������� '  ceeded to cross-examine the pr s n:r.  "Did you not marry in France?" h������  asked.' ..."  "Yes."  "And your-wife isdead?"     - .  "She is." .' '*-.,..,  "Have  you any  document  Is. show .  that she is dead?" .       "-   ...     "1  "No." -    -  ".Then I must decline to marry yon..  You must produce some - proof thajt  your wife Is dead." . -: ,  There was a p-tuse, and the brida  prospective looked at the would-b*  {������������������room.  Finally -he said: "1 can prove that  iny former wife Is dead."  "How will you do so?"  -  "I -wa9 aent here for killing her.*"  The bride accepted him tiotwltto*  ���������tandlns.���������"Sooter.au".  -   _  LUMBAC3  A Nova. Scotia. IVan Has" Foiim*:  a Sure Fcmec'y .  '  Claims    that   Lumbago   can  * be  ^=_Cured=He Hlmre!f-hseS*;SufreVe<ir  for 25 Years��������� Hope for apparentr  ly Hopeless Cases.  '   '/    '���������  Economy Point, N. S.VMay-5. ���������  (Special.)���������Mr. George S.- .McLaug.il,  Iir. of this place claims to have found -  a remedy which,will cure any case ot*  Lumbago. , .',"."  Mr." McLaughlin himself has been a.''  great sufferer from  this'disease, and  has sought relief in very many treatments and remedies.  At last, however, he came across al  medicine which completely cured him.  and which he claims any suflerer from.  Lumbago should bt-oiold oi.  He says:       - ��������� ' - _.  "I  was  troubled  with Lame Back  for 25 years or mure. Sometimes it-  was so severe I could not turn ' myself in bed.  "A slight cold or hard lifting would.  bring on a fearful -"attack and .give  me awful pain.  "I had tried many medicines-   and  treatments, but never found anything*  to do me any good    until 1 heard   ot7  Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  "My brother, who kept a small grocery store and   sold some medicines,  told me that he had heard that they; "  had cured a great    many people    of",.  Lumbago, and he advised me to   trjj  them.  "I commenced a treatment and iir a*  short time all thc pain left my back:'.  and it became as stout and strong am  ever.  "Wonderful to say I have'had-ba  return of the terrible Lumbago since,  "It is now some years since I was.  cured, and I have said nothing about  it, for I was afraid it would com*  back, and that I would have to keep  on using the Pills in order to be well.  "But now I am satisfied it is gon*  forever, and know that I am safe Ib  making this public statement.  "I believe Dodd's Kidney Pills will  cure any case of Lumbago or Lame  Back, for they helped me out and no-  *H)dy could have il much worse tka&  I bad." XVii have ihem in all  thc new designs for thc  vear. Sec our samples  it* you .''.iv i^oing to  paper.  Cinadd Druft & Bosk Co  BORN.  ���������\VlNsOU���������At I.' ���������v.-l.-.l.ike... B. C. on  Wednestliv. .lum* 25th, tn Mr. antl  .Mrs. W. Wins.*:*. .1 son.  MARRIED.  Me-DO.VEU.-Kii'l'���������At Kamloops on  Monday. .I nm* S'ir.l IUO.!. liy Iluv. II.  S. Akeli.ii-'. Alexander J11I111  McDonell. ns.miiii'i' nf the liolel  J-tevelsloke nnd (" iii-io 10-**tolla Kipp,  daughter nl lU-nrv Kipp. of  Chilli wack. B. C  ���������\Vekks���������(In \n.\:i-Uy the 151;v. C. A.  I'rocuniiT Xi. A., in .SL. IVLer's  church. Kevcl-lnke 1!. (J.. 011 .lune  lllh. Uh 12, .Mr. Arthur Weeks nf  llevelsioke. in Miss Annie li.  Graham e>f V.1111 o.iver. B. O.  DIED.  JJONC.fAHU���������At   1! ���������Veh.Lllk..',   B. C, fill  Monday. J un" -Ird,  Charlie,   only  .������������������011 of ".Mr.   un.l   Mrs.   Bonguarei,  Sftoml Si.   Aged U years-.  Johnson���������At bevelstoke  June  25th.  Ina   Valentine,   tii" beloved   infimt  twin diiupiliti'r ������i" A'-lliui' antl .Edna  Johnson.  NOTES "oFnEWS  -OARPKXTKKS   ".YANTIiD-Apply  ntonce to J. Kernaghan. coi-lrarlor.  ���������Peterborough emmes at C. C. lliuno  & Co*s.  F.   XV.   McGi't'trnr   came   in     from  Salmon Arm Monday evening.  ��������� Great slaughter in straw hats   tit* C.  11. Hume A: Co's.   They all uiiisL yo.  Ham Donnelly ftiine in from Salmon  Ann Wednesday.  nice suiiiiiu'i' coat  C.   Si. Hume it  ���������It"  you   want   a  cheap give ns a call.  Co.  Andy Craig of Thomson's Lauding,  was in" the city .Monday, returning  south Tuesday inoriiing.  ���������Stumping powder now in sttick at  our Thompson I_.uiili.ig magazine. C.  33. Hume <fc Co.  Spend 1 holiday and lake in the  excursion by Llie s.s. lievelstoke to  tlie Big Belief on Tuesday.  cents pur   lb.   aL   JJ.  ���������"Sew potatoes ���������  Tappings  It has been decided to carry closed  mail between W'mnipegur.d Vancouver  on the Imperial Limited.  IL i.s report ed tli.it Golden is ti  .11101 Iier paper.  ll.l v t*  ��������� B.uicaitis   in   summer  lleid it Young's  clolhing     al  l.'.i'gulai  I.'.llgl*.     1"  li:o.)   p.  111.  ���������Hargains   in   summer  il'id it Young's.  1). \V. Divis, eiillerlnr of ciMtiiM s  for tin* Yukon, lins been -,u-.pet-ded lor  gr.ive irregularities.  ineeliii.. of Lnvnl True nine  I    on   Frid.iy. July   -llli,   nt  i-loLliiiig   at  elolliing     at  summer    clothing   at  ���������Bargains    111  Reid it Young's  The Willing AYorkei'.-. of .St.  Andrew's church have pnsponed their  haz-iai uiui entertainment till ul'tei' the  holidays. ,  Kootenny Lodge. Xo. In. A. F.itA.iM..  will iiiienii divine service at. -St.  PtUer's church on Sunday evening at  7:30 p.ni.  F. J. Diiane. edilorof Nels.111 Daily  "N'ews. passed through llie c-ity  "Wednesdny from Katnloops on his  way home.  Mrs. KeiiiHghiim and family came  in from .Salmon Arm Wednesday  inoriiing and will visit in the* city for  several weeks.  Remember tin; excursion .to the  Big Bend hy the s.s. llevelsioke on  Tiie=d*iy next. Single tare for-1 he  roil 11 el t'lip.  Jas.     Le.um-y     Dominion      limber  ~i nTpecrdFiTTi-el^i T.    :J7"iAIcDl-*n!ild"=,iDo-  ininion homestead- inspector,    were in  i he city Wediiebday.  Rev. C. A. Piocuniei'. F. Frnw.  and H. E. R. .Smyth leturiiecl Monday  uKirniiii. frum ..Llwidiim tlie Masonic  Grand Incite which in*** been in session  at Victoiia.  ��������� IS.irgnins   in   sutiimi'r  Rcid it Young's.  Mr. Wilmol ,of I lie Molson's liank  branch Vancouver, is a-sisling in the  local liraiich here during the  temporary -ilisunce of |.Mi', M lelielh at  Calgary.  Troul Lake City will relebratc  Dominion Day. A good programme  of spurts hits been arranged for the  occasion and visitors are promised a  gooel lime.  .1. II. Robinson, of the Queen's  Hotel, Mrs. Uoliinson and family.  Irnve nn No. 2 tomorrow on ;i iwo  months holiday visit tei Toronto and  oilier eastern cities.  Tlie Nelson News snys: Considerable  freight lor Trout Inke and vicinity is  passing through Nelson this week,  bavins; heen brought, down from the  main line hy way of llevelsioke,  Nanaimo is l.o have a. new labor  paper. It will bu 11 four page seven  column sheet named the Clarion, and  will make ils appearance on July silh.  It will be the organ of t.he union  trades and lahor on Vancouver Island.  The publishers are H. Ruckle and J.  li. Norciot'S.  A return cricket match will lake  place 011 lhe gun club grounds 011  Dominion Day. between the married  and single cricketers. The mutch will  he keenly contested as the married  men are confident thev can do up their  siimle luet.liern. Plav will commence  at 12.80 sharp.  A meeting will lie held in the opera  house on Monday night at S o'clock,  for the purpose of considering ways  and means to repair the hand stand.  All those who contributed in any way  to tlio erection of said lianel stand are  requested to attend the meeting.���������Ji.  Tapping, secretary per committee.  On Tuesday afternoon a painli-r  engaged in p.-iinling K._ llowson it Co's  furniture store on McKenzie Avc*. full  from lhe top of the huilding llu ongh  Uie awning. The accident would no  douht have been serious had the  awning not broken his fall, as it was  no damage was done save a lent in  the awning antl tlie loss of some  paint.  The S. S. Revelsloke made Iier usual  trip yeslerday. The river is booming ancl  the up river trip was an exciting one  especially at iS mile riflle where il was  found necessary tit line up. Tlie steamer  was about 11 hours going to La Porte but  came back in 1 hour nud 40 minutes. Roy  Troup made a record trip from La Porte lo  Revelstoke yeslerday, reaching liie cily  jusl 2 hours and 40 minutes after tlu*.  .steamer left La Porte.  Attorney-General Kberts passed  through the city Monday ou his way  t.o I~~.ngl.iiid in response 10 a cablegiaiti  whieh he received from Christophcr  JJoliiiison who is now at* London  lepies-enling British Columbia in an  important appeal liefore tin* privy  council. The case in question  is lhe. ' famous Tomv lloma  aclion, and involves the question of  whether naturalized Mongolians have  I.he right to I.he franchise, the same  us other British subjects.  The Kamloops Sentinel says : "A  quiet wedding took place at St. Paul's*  church Monday afternoon. the  contracting parties heing Alexander  John McDonell. manager of the Hotel  lievelstoke al Revelstoke. and Carrie  F.stella Kipp, daughter of Henry Kipp  a well known resident of Cliilliwack.  The rector. Rev. Jl. S. Akehurst.  performed the interesting  ceremony.'*  Mr. and Mrs. McDonell ai rived  home Wednesday morning ancl were  serenaded in the evening hy the  -In~depeiidenL-Band-i������t-tlie-Itt?velstuke^  The Herald joins in extending  hearty congratulations to the happy  pair.  ���������Bargains   in   summer   clothing     at  Reid & Young's.  ������������������ ������������������ ^m ���������   1 ���������ar*it*:**'3 < in**"1" j,  Js3  ���������.RLQIfcTCRII  m  " NAME ON   EVERY   PIECE."  Chocolates  We have lately imported  thc choicest  lhe above in  are scllim? at  varieties of  bu!!*:,   and  &)  &  75c per ll 1  Highest  Award_  at thc World's  Fair.  e  Cross  -Drugstore  Thursday Night's Smoker.  The .Lacrosse Club " Smoker " in  Selkirk Hull Thursday evening last  was a decided success, everyone present feeling in the hest of spirits, due  lo the success tit their efforts during  the day. B. A. Lawson" acted us  chairman unil gave out the programme  in gooel style.' Supt. Kilpatiick flailed  the hall rolling hy 11 short speech in  which he congratulated the home  team, not only on their success, hut  for the clean, gentlemanly game Ihey  put up. He stilted thai they not only  surprised him hut everyone who  had* witnessed the. game. He also  made reference to recreation grounds,  saying that he would suhsciihe $400  towards celling lhe hoys a suitable  site ancl he thought hy this time next  year the boys woulel have no kick  coming on this se-en-e. And lie closed  hy statiim: lie for one would pnt forth  every eil'oil towards getting them.  The rest of the evening was taken up  hy an extensive list of songs, step  dancing, music, etc., which weie  tlioiouglily enjoyed and hearlily  encored.  The refrohhnient booth was a scene  of hustle all evening and the  lubricators n'ere turning handsprings  to supply   those  present  with   drinks.  The successful smoker came to a'  close aliout midnight by singing llie  National Anthem.  ^mwmmmmmmwwmmwwwwt-s  en���������  &-  ts���������  W  (H  m  xWj  m  (H)  (H)  if)  dp  #  IP  H)  li  SUMMER BEAUTY  AND COMFORT  Requires the right kind of Clothing  and Footwear.  We have them at the right prices.  Call at Our Store and prove it.  Hot Weather Hats.  We can fit you with a Hat that looks  well and feels comfortable.  Boots and Shoes  King's Union-Made Boots ior Men  and Women.  The Empress Shoe for Women.  Dress Goods  A full   line of  Dress Goods,  sisting   of the   latest   patterns  fashions.  Carpets and Linoleums  Sold at fair prices and cut and laid  free of charge.  ' TAYLOR & GEORGE  Mackenzie Avenue.  . Mail Orders Solicited ancl Promptly Attended To  ^U^i^mmUMUiMiUMS*  THE    SUPPLY    HOUSE    FOR  .lust unloading Two Large Cais of Furniture.  We   now   carry   a larger and   belter stock-   than   any  between Winnipeg and Vancouvei-.     Come and look round w  you-want to buy or not.    We are? stacked full from Floor to  REVELSTOKE    FURNITURE  W  w  IP  SIBBALD & FIELD,  Real Estate  " Eft*   a. r. R. TOWNSITE,  tar-   MARA TOWNSITE.  tXF-   GERRA HI) TOWNSITE.  tS-   CAMBORNE TOWJfSlTE,  ET"V A TVTPT A T    \ C������naela rcrmanent & Western  rill AW L,l AL" } ���������    Vi111.'?1"!. M?r'e'',S������ Corporation.  ( Equitable Vnviugs Loan ana Building Association.  A veiv r.ieco-sfu! ten cent lea in ai*1,  1-E the-T.i!<-*iL Society of St. PeLL-i*****  church w.i* hfld nt," the ivs'uUmio- of  Mt*-. II. .1. Bourne on Weilr.usdiiy  aflci i.ui*;*,,  ir-r. M'irgan. the tonsoiial arti������t, on  ->i.n i.M/ie- nveniii*. has rt-niovi el   inlo  hi������ ;.:".\ (-uaitfi- in -Mrs.  Eee's --lui i*  in-*. <>|i|������i>ite ln������ ol.l .-land.  Tii- umi.u M-i-vice'*   "ill   bi*   held in  *-:..  IVl-r'.- i*li-J*.cli xxi   .*.   and   11   11. m.  ..:;.l    l-L.t)    p.   111.,    llu-     Kev.    <*. A-  J'lotiiniei'. M. A., K*cl������:r.  I'-itctit-arc u-i|U.--U'il to ber.il lhe  rhildii-ii to tin* .-choo!- for their hooks,  c'.r. The- hiiililing will he opt-ri em  Monday. June Iflitli foi lhat jiiirjinsr.  In Hit .-.ipnlcincntary e.*-tiin*il.p.-  I)ie*ii������;li: down' in the legislator!' on  S.iluid.iy inovi-ion was made for a  mining i-coider .it Revelsloke! at a  s.il.uy of sl.'r^).  ICugcnr- V. Debs, who is touring  l-ititUh Ciiluiiilii.i on an organizing  tour in thc interests of Socialism.  Ice tin ed lo ;. fail audience in the op.'r.i  house I.1-1 Wetirwsdny evening.  W. Hamilton, proprietor of the*  Kriotc.ii.iy llrniM*. Comaplix. will  culebiiile liu* npi-ning of his hotel on  July Itli liy ;_*i\ im; ii social dance to  which .ill .uv couli.illy invited.  Thp P..*v. Ii. A. Solly I". ^A.. of  \Yinnip"2.-<**-*-i.-led with the services  at St. IMi-r- chin ch on Sunday,  preaehim: 'n-loful and thoiiglitl'ul  sermon; 1 oih morning and evening.  The   KeveUlnk"   Hospital     Society  liegs to utknowledgti with thanks the  receipt   fiom    Mr.    and" "Mrf.  Grogan   ol a large number of  magazines���������;) good nuc-lcus of  library.  Illecillewaet Notes.  The Illecillewaet school was closed  nn June 2"iih. A public examination  was held which was largely attended.  The pupils acquitted themselves  admirably under supervision of MUs  11. Brown. The rolls of honor were  distributed ns follows.: Kuhy Anderson, regularity: S. Pallorson, proficiency; F. McMahon, deportment.  A programme consisting of songs,  recitations and dialogue.', was given  wliich was epiite a success.  On motion of Mr. Patterson,  seconded by Mr. Fothef. a note of  llianks was" tendered to Miss Brown  for lhe untiring z-al and energy  displayed by her in the education and  general advancement of lhe  children.  :Aeldiesses wei-t* pfiven.-. hy-   .se-y'ei'Al  present, the general tone'of which  was expressions of regiel tl the  departure of Miss Brown und good  wishes for her future success. Miss  Brown leaves for Vancouver in a few  days to inke a course in the* "Normal.  Before leaving for lievelstoke lhe  children presented her wilh an address  and a handsome hi Iver cake basket.  Insurance li  HOUSES FOR SALE AND BENT.  CONVEYANCING.  CHAS  G. E.  books,  1 small  -TIIK-  ICE CREAM  Days are Here.  Why not call at  Bew's Drug Store  And Go Away Back   And partake of tho K(*fre*>;libiK Driul!:**  which come from our Soda I'liiiiitmii In  alnioht contlnuou-i -.tre-un.*;.  We Use True Fruit Syrups  Of (IcHi'loii*! flavor". bI������o (.'ruxlieil Fruits  iui-1 hiith cla^s lee tjrenm.  0j-|ii the r.-iir of llie* Siorc it ninj.Ii. arcom-  niotlation for thoi.e ivho uisli to .-.el a'.vhilc. at  their ilrlnkH.  Only Ten Cents for High Class Material  W. BEWS,     -      -     Phm. B.  Jlrou n Tllock.  Druggl!  t anfl-Stalloncr.  'I'elej.hono-Ul.  Revelstoke Navigation Co.  The regular monthly meeting of the  directors of The lievelstoke Navigation  Co. wa? held on S-itut'dny  l.isl.  The freight ami passenger tariff for  the aeasmi of HHl'2 was finally decided  upon us follows :  Freight tariff from Revelstoki* to  Carnes Cieek. ���������On all goods other  than hav. oars, e-oal and [julat'iep. per  HXjIb.s. yl.50; lo Boyd's SI.75: to La  Poili; S2.  Freight on hay, oul������, potatoe*' and  coal per lOOIhs-.-to C'.u-nes creek S); lo  Uoyil's SI.2.-1; tot-i Poite .*j!l Ti).  Jlnr**<*s ami caiili* per head to Carnes  Creek HI: 10 B.iy.t'r S2 25: 10 La Porte  $2.50.  Ore p'.iiced in wick*, on bank of river  \*.ill b.- ciriiedl" I", .v.-l-i.oke at S5 per  ton. The Company ollVr to ( arry free  to Ilevt-Ntoke lhu lir.-t, sliip.nent of  ore froin Ine Hig IV1.1I anil all .samples  will be call ied t'tec.  The above rale.- arc less than half  1 l)i! rales beret..loi .��������� i barged by  packers for freighting to lhe Big Uend  points nnd I'm-toer reductions will be  made as soon us i.lje volume of  business waii.iutsa 1 eiliic'ion.  Passenger lates were fixed at JO  cents per mile and the rare for meals  on Ihe be ial was lixed al 50 cenls.  Th������j il hectors are negotiating with  part ire ilcsirmis cf estu'ilishing 11  leading -Moie with a fall stock of  ifoods at. ������i<iiie coiivenient. point, up the  river and aie also ({.mi-Ulfring the  advisability of pull iiiLt on a park I rain  to carry icoods I'lcni stearuei-bindings  to the. mines and caiups. at reduced  lull's.  The ste'inn r is iiniking regulai- tiips  l.wic-e a wei k, leaving Six Mile Landing  r-jicb 'J'ue.-day and Friday at <i a.m.  On Tuesday nexijuly ist, an excursion  of Revelstoke business men and others  will be run to the Big* Bend by ibe Navigation company.  Mr. J. D. Sibbald is organizing ,1 large  party to go to the rich placer diggings of  French Creek, McCulIoiigli Creek, Camp  Creek and Smith Creek ancl the majority  of the party will remain a week   exploring  _the____-punt_rj___and_:_e_x;Lmining I !io___plac*er_  claims. All arrangements for horses, grub  etc., have been completed by Mr. Sibbald  and ,1 pleasant time i.s assured lo those  who go and everyone is invited.  Tlie Navigation company are giving a  reduced rate of one fare for the round trip.  Those who cannot spare the lime to go to  tlie creeks should avail themselves  of the opportunity to go as far as La  Porte and see that part of the Big Bend  country and they can return the same*;  night. There is good accommodation on  board the boat, and those so desiring may  go out to Six Mile Landing Monday* evening The boat sails on Tuesday at'7 a. m.  am! a bus will leave Revelstoke at C a.m.  for those who prefer to go out in thc  morning. The lms will meet the boat on  ils return Tuesday evening.  mporiiil Fire.      Caleilonlmi Fire.  Canadian Kire.   Mercantile Fire.  Guardian Fire.   Manchester Fire.  I Ocean, Accident and CJuarantee.  VCanadian Accident Assurance flo.  Atlas Fire.  Northern Fire.  Great West I-lfe.  Confederation Lift*  Connecticut Fire  Corporation   of   the City  of Revelstoke.  William Verger, cashier of the C. P.  ft. freight oflice at Fort William  corn milted suicide hy drowning. Mr.  Vei gear bad been in poor health for  some lime and h.ui not been on duty  for. three days past. In addilion l..i  this he had trouble at home and the  two combined Imd, no doubt, weighed  so heavily on him that death seemed  the only relief. Jlr. Verger had been  in the employ of the C. P. It.  al this place for 18-years and was a  failhfiil and careful employee,  Revelstoke School Board.  KOTIOE  The Trustr.'s invite lender.*; for llie,.  delivery��������� at per coicl��������� of stone, reouired  for new building. Fsiimaled ('uantity and  further parliciilars   from  the u'udcrsigiied.  Tenders will be receiyed up lo I.* noon,  .Saturday, July 51I1, 1902,  IL  FLOYD,  Secretary,  lune* _* .th. Mini. 1 ins  HOTIOEI  NOTICE is hereby give that the first  sitting of the annual Court of Revision ot  the Municipality of the Gity of Revelstoke  will be held in' the City Clerk's Oflice,  Revelstoke, on Friday, the First day of  August, 1902, at 10 a.m., I'or the purpose  of hearing complaints against the Assessment as made by the Assessor, and lot-  revising and correcting the Assessment  Roll for llie year 1902.  CHARLES  ERSKINE  SHAW,  Clerk Municipal Council.  Revelsloke, tt. C, _  June 21st, 1902.   Real Estate Bargains  GRAND  Orange Celebration  REVELSTOKE, JULY 12, 1902,  in which Golden, Salmon Arm,  Kamloops and Revelstoke*,, and  the Loyal True Blues will take  part.  In connection with "the celebration  hv the Orangemen in this city on Llie  Ji.th July next, tlie CP.lt. havo  granted cheap excursion rates froin  Llio following points to Itevolstoke and  reliirn ;  AHlicrofL  $1 I).}  Kniiiloops .". ..    '3 IT,-  fyiliiion Arm     1 I).")  Vernon     3 05  Oolden     2 85  j\ rro wll call :���������.���������:������������������    1 "���������������  f'or Further Particulars Wri!**  ���������W. G-.    BIE/3STBY,  Recording Sec.. L. O. I... JG5S,  KEVHI.STOKK, B.C.  Good Residence k  Store Building.  Terms���������$200 cash ;  Balance  on Easy  Terms.  $1250  8-Raomed Residence, with, all  modern    imorove-  '"ments. A. very desirable prop-  erty.   Terms   can  be  arranged  11 with suitable party.  $900  G Roomed House,  with bathroom, etc.,  good   cellar.    \V ell  (|p  situated   for  a   C. P.. R.   man.  (HI). Easy Terms.  Plastered   ' House  with stone foundation. Good garden .  50x100 feet���������well located.   This  is a special bargain. .        ,  rf������*t_|4"kr'/\ A fine Residencs  TO 111 Til 1 ���������7 large roome  ������P1V JU   and Bath Room,  Electric. Lighting, garden 50x100  feet. A comfortable home,  selling at a great sacrifice.  80 acre Farm, about  5 milesfrom Salmon  Arm Station. Best  of soil, good timber for domestic  uses and good roads. Terms to  the right party^     -    ',  A Number of Other Real Estate Bargains.    . Call and Inspeot Our Uat.  Revelstoke Smelter Townsite  Fine Residential and Business Lots in all parts of the  City on easy terms of payment. A limited number of Five-  Acre Garden Plots within five minutes' walk from the  centre of City, are now ready for sale.  Easy terms of pay-  I.EWIS, BROS  Real Mtate BroH**-!**  F)i.aneial ana Ir|������ui*ar������co Agmfs.  :-������������������.-?>(,

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