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 0  -1  <AT*   %LaM- u '^-vt,  ^.isrx)  y  RAILWAY    MEN'S   JOURNAL  Vol    V.  No    ISS  REVEJLSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  SEPTEMBER 25. 1902  $2 00 a Year in Advance.  -a.  /*��������� *.  ...SHEETINGS, ---���������  PILLOW CASINGSJ  CQTTONS  FLANNELETTES  GINGHAMS  TOWELINGS  v   TOWfiLS*  FLANNELS  CANTON FLANNELS  FLOOR OIL CLOTH-  ,  TABLE. OIL CLOTH '  -    BED .SPREADS  ~ TABLE, LINENS  ���������__. TABLE-NAPKINS - *.  '   TABLE CLOTHS  LACE CURfAINS  From $1.25 to $10 per pr.  ���������We'can, save you "money  " on-Drygoods.    ,- ���������<��������� r**."~1  HOSIERY  -We are 'now unpacking  a- big range "in Ladies',  Children's, Men's and  Boys' Hosiery'in Wools,  Cashmere and Silks.  ! '.,  lies'W" "'������������������r;  Cfiildren's Underwear  *) ���������   .- -j- *-   * - ���������>-.  < .  "In this* line our stock is  ,  .^'complete, and'up-to-date. i  We.',can   suit all   tastes'  *.* , ������������������ and .fancies.-  .Ladies���������if  < . you are,;\yanting; some-  T- -thing nice and service-  ������������������<-, ...able  it will pay you to  -., look over our goods.  GLASSWARE  7M ROCKERY  ���������'���������'������������������    Berry Setts,-Table Setts,  >    &f Water"   Setts,   -Goblets,  Tumblers, Glasses of all  ; -la kinds'now^in stock.  GROCERIES  Our Stock is always the  very best that can be  ���������procured.  BY TELEGRAPH  - , *\  1 ���������    *  The'News of the World'in Brie/  "  As Received' Over the Wires.  Erom. Every   Corner   of  the-  Globe. .'.'"  Johnstown, Pa., 'Si'pt. 2.">.���������Pie=.  Roosevelt passed un excellent ui^liL,  his leg is free from pain snid tt-*iii|je*i'.t-  ture normal. ' "*  i New Youk, Sept. 25. - A. li. Speech!  & Oo., members nf lhe Cii'.miIiiI.iIoiI  Ext-h.-inpe, suspended payment toil.iy.  lialiilities'unkriown. "   '   i  Wilkeshauric, Pa., Sept. 23.���������  Rioting continues in this poi tion ot  the strike district und early Lhis morn*  ing-requests were received'from ten  different* places asking for more  deputies.        ' ,  Fall River, Muss:, Sept. 25.���������The  body of an unknown in.in wiis> found  flouting on a raft with a bullet hole  in his head, on a pond heie yesterday.  Ile held a heavy ic vol vei' in hii. hand.  Hit, purse hore the name G. or V.  Bremna.  Rhodk Island, Sept. 25.���������At ,*i  meeting of Lhe Automobile Clu'i, Geo  O'Connor bioke his own recoid fur one  mile in a steuni oil', doing tlie dis-t.im e  in 1.0%}. His foi mei" recoid was 1 07V-  He also made n new world's lecoi'fl tm  five miles in 6.05. The'tar he used wab  constructed hy himself.     "   ' '.  New Bedford. Mass., Sept. 25.���������  When three or four days out from  Barbadoes.the csiptain of the whaling  bark Platina reports having captured  a large -white- whale, on May 10th,  which' produced 100 barrels of oil.  The captain' says "it is the' first while  whale he!has'eyer seen in an'experience of over25,years.      *.', '-',  ," P6rt of Spain,, Sept, 25-i-A German"  merchant just .arrived from Otud.'tcl  Bolivrr snys that the -Veiiezijehin  gnu boat Restauradbr, flying American  flag, sailed up. Lhe Orinoco riverand  bouibaide"d Cinuad Bolivar,,'causing  los*." of life and considerable^diimiige to  property "in the foreign,section. All  the consuls and the entiiepopuiation  have' protected against the action of  the Restaurador.    -    -       .  ' The Hague. Sept. 25.���������It .now  appeals that $100,000, the gift of un  American to the relief of 'the Boeis,  was made by Henry .Phipps. not/'A.  White." He says my desire is that, the  temporary misery of women .'and  children may be relieved, "and ,at the  same time trust that nothing will he  done unfriendly to Great Bi.it airi.'' He  also -asks that Generals . Botha and  Delaiy be appointe'd to disburse the  fund.* ''','?,',  _iLEBANON,._Pa.,;-Sept.i-25.=^An_ugly_  feeling prevails heie. Soldiers have  pitched their tents apparently for a  long stay. Colored iron workers have  not be'en'"sent Uway," fn accordance  with 'a promise made by' the Steel  Company to* the mayor," and it appeal s  they are'to stay also. Early-yesterday  morning a number of men gathered 'in  a cornfield and\fired upon the steel  plant. -Men in the works returned  fire. Soldiers dispersed the spectators,  raided the field and made ' 80 arrest:-.  Tlie situation js quieter this /morning.  .   Third Successful Season.  Penplo differ in their views on  politics, religion, medicine, the value  ot a poker hand, the speed of a horse  und a thousand and one other matters  that* come up in their daily l!ves; but  theie is a unanimity of opinion on the  truth of the saying. "A laugh is -worth  a thousand groans in any market."  The management of "A Wise Member"  .lhe jolly farce comedy that will b'e seen  at the Opeia House, one night only  Friday Oct 3id, claims that it causes  continuous laughter from start to  finish: it is absolutely the brightest,  cleanest, most wholesome and most  entertaining musical comedy ever  offered to a fun loving public. It is a  propeller of merriment, a propeller of  hourly laughter. It will fresco  melancholy faces with happy smiles'  chase the blues back to Indiga and  make you feel that life is worth  living.  A False Report.  The Vancouver World in reporting  the lacrosse match between Kainloops  and lievelstoke in this city on the 13th  inst., devotes considerable space io  iltscribing a slight distuibanco which  took place hear the close of the game.  The report is false fiom beginning to  end and the citizens of this town-are  surprised and indignant at the action  of the "World in spreading such false  reports which are only capable*.of  engendering" haid feelings between  Kamloops aud Revelstoke. .The only  part.the city, police took in the matter  wus in endeavoring, to keep the crowd  b ick. The provincial police ofiicer did  lend a hand, in, trying to settle the  dispute, but lie did so as a private  citizen and not as a police officer.  Neirhei* handcuffs, police badges or  walking can'es'wei-e used, as the" World  stated,'in the affair at all.- .   -;���������*"- .Quadrille Club.;- ~'.'::������:-,  -.; At a meeting-of ,-the.-Revelstoke  Quadrille Club' held Tuesday evening  iii'No.' 2 fire hall'tlie"following executive was ^appointed foivthe ensuing  season:���������R. Gordon, piesidenl.-J. Guy.  Barhei-.'seeretaiy; A.'E. Kincaid, tiea-  surei; XV. Maguire, J. McLean, and R.  Douglas.' The "assemblies will ''take  place; every two^weeks commencing  Oct. 10th. Season tickets $5, single  night^tickets $1. ' Ladies free.  Carpenters Wanted.  Ten first class carpenters wanted  four months work," 35?. per hour.  Apply to J. Kernaghan.     '    '     ,        ,  CITY COUNCIL  The Wetter and Light By-Law  Finally Passed. ��������� Arrangements Made for an Assistant  to the City Clerk. *  The City Council met on Friday  evening with the mayor in the chair  and Aid. Hume, McLeod, McMahon,  Law and Manning piesent.  File .Brigade, No. 1, through their  secrelary.J.C M. Field, wrote asking  council tVi finish carpenter work in  hull, fix up three rooms, paint fire hall,  put water, in, supply heating apparatus  to supply fire al.irin hell, and also for a  number of supplies. Arrangements  were made to complete carpenter  work, Hx'doors and windows turn on  water aiid;iuove stoves from old fire  hull. The council decided to leave the  painting of the hull till spring and that  it was impossible for city to supply No.  1 brigade' with fire alarm bell at  piesent. ; The following supplies were  ordered.i?to be obtained ' for No. 1  l.iigufle:,-.,One ladder truck, also one  for No. 2 brigade; 3 axes, 3 lanterns, 2  roof ladder's, 1 Siamese switch, i copper  vessels for acids for chemical engine.   .  A petition fiom residents on Boyje  uvenue, asking for*, a sidewalk from  Second1 street _to Sawyer Bros.' resi*  dence' was, ,utter much, discussion,  referred ^to the -.Public Works committee.  . /"���������"- .":  * A petition .was ^also presented asking  that,road from'Coliuiibia river bridge  to cemetery" be opened so as to benefit  "settlers in vicinity and connect same  with" the.;;Big:/ Betid. ,   The ' Works  committee- leported   there     was , no  *- .  ', _,. ^ ���������     -*. **       '.  ���������place -for. a--roa.il nvh ere, ask'ed for,  except through private property." An  appropriation'of $100.was made in the  spring to open this road, and., the  council seejji'ed.to'be invfavoriol:.,dbing  the'wtiik provided "a-load allowance  could-be obtained. -"As* Mr.1 Farwell  was expected to be_in the city' shortly,  the matter was left in* the hands of the  Puhlic,Works committee.  ;.j;The bylaw for the-'purchase ,of the  Revelstoke Water, Light and' Power  Co.'s property was finally passed' and  the mayor's signature .ami seal ofthe  corporation affixed thereto, -  ' Aid.'Law inquired'what, authority  the'school tiustees had for disposing  of school furnaces and'what" were the  circumstances in connection, with- the  same, j The matter was-referred to tbe  schoohtrnstees foi.explanation.  The mayor, reported that the city  scales had ai rived.    >lt   was decided  that the scales he erected at the corner  of Third street and Campbell avenue,  and the Public Works committee wore  authorized to have the work done  immediately.  *  The establishment ol a permanent  city grade was discussed at length and  it was finally resolved to engage Mr.  Kirk. P.L S.. to establish a grade for  the city, hut before doing so to submit  to the council his ideas concerning  suitable grade.  The city clerk wn>, nstructed to r* ill  for tenders for the delivery of gravel  on streets at a price per cubic yaid.  Aid. Manning pointed out the  necessity of having Fourth stieet  graded over the south track to accommodate settlers on the Illecillewaet.  The Imperial Oil Co. had a warehouse  in the middle of the street -which  would have to be removed. The government hud graded up to within 200  feet of the track and it would only  require about $50 to complete the  work.  The mattei of the Front street sidewalk came up for discussion and the  mayor endorsed the opinion expressed  by the Herald in last issue tbat  money voted for special purposes  should be spent for them and them  only.but considered th'e extra work put  into fhe fire hull of more importance  than the sidewalk.  Aid. McMahon considered that no  sidewalk was more needed in the city  than the one on Front street.  It was finally decided to build the  sidewalk as was originally intended. ������������������  It was decided to give the city clerk  an assistant at a salary of $800 a year.  The'council then''adjourned.  MASS MEETING  iii OPERA HOUSE  * - A Narrow Escape.  During Hon. R. L.'Borden's visif?in  Calgary he had a narrow escape from  a fatal accident. Mr. Borden and  party.,,were' returning from a visit to  the Sarcee reserve, when the driver of  one of 'the "teams [was tli^own'froni'-l-is  seat'by a big" lurch the wagon ga vi<  going'into a rut.' 'The'horses startod  to run away when Mr.' N6rthrup;M.P.s,  who was sitting next the driver tried  to catch the lines.0, He .was also thrown  out and the ,team went off down the  trail on the1, run, an'd rah right into  'the rig* ahead, the tongue of the wagon  striking ' the back seat of the rig in  front, on which were seated Mr. Borden and J. W. Shera. M.L.A. Both of  these gentlemen were thrown to the  giound'-and "the'seat smashed. Mr  Borden sustained a severe shaking up  and a slight injury to the knee cap,  and one of tlie h'orses stepped on Mr.  j Shera's leg.  We make a Specialty'of  Our f ^ And (offees  Give "Our O, CV Blend Coffee  a* Trial.'  Lacrosse, t.  The Revelstoke lacrosse team went  down to Vernon Monday evening to  play a match with the Vernon stalwarts. They arrived in Vernon at'10  a.m.'on Tuesday and left the same day  at 4 p.m., returning home yesterday  morning. Their stay in Vernon was a  short but pleasant one, the Vernon  boys treating their .visitors like gen  tleinen, driving them out to the Cojfl-  streani Bunch I and' entertaining them  as well as possible iii the short time at  their disposal. The game resulted in a  draw neither team being able to score.  Our Fall Millinery Opening Commences To-Day.  ���������i * ".v- ���������  'tjV.,  ���������  Hospital Acknowledgments.  ��������� *> .*  Nurse Muckipnon begs tOjiicknow*  ledge with thanks the kindness of Mr.  O. H. Lawrence, - of the Revelstoke  Dairy, in peeping the hospital supplied  with ice. * _  A  The operating table donated to the  hospital by Dr. J. \V. Cross hasarrived  and is a handsome addition to the  appliances of the institution. , It is one  of the latest improved tables for surgical work, fitt<*d with a plate glass  tep, and is adjustable' to any angle.  The table is manufactured by Messrs.  Chandler &.Mussey of Toronto.  ���������The latest styles in milfinery at Reid  k Young's.  T    YOU ARE ^INVITED    ,  TO INSPECT OUR'  GRAND DISPLAY OF  FALL MILLINERY.  THURSDAY; Sept. BJ  And Following Days.  You will find them the Latest  Novelties in up-to-date Millinery and Pattern Hats.  This showing will be superior to  anything we have .ever presented  before in Dress Hats and Stylish  Walking Hats. The latest and best  ideas of the most renowned Parisian  Milliners will be on Exhibition.  Reid&Youiiy  Dry Goods  Merchants,  Mackenzie Avenue.  The Latest Fashions in Ladies' Hats on Exhibition  'I-jn. R. L. Borden on the Issues  ot the Day.���������A Large and  Enthusiastic Audience Was  In Attendance.  "(CONfJLUDKI)  KiiOJt LAST 1SSUK)  Now, Mr. Chairman, what is the  Conservative idea ? The Conservative  idea of the Conservative principle as  moved in the House of Commons in  the last two sessions is this. Theie  should bp adequate pintection to th'e  farmers of this country, to the laboring industries of this country, and to  the manufacturing industries of this  country. (Applause). Now, I will  not say in applying a policy of that  kind will not meet with difficulty. ������  recognize tbe fact that what is one  man's raw mateiial in this country  may be another man's manufactuie.  It is a matter of adequate protection.  That is a policy which is held to be the  policy of the Liberal -Conservative  party. That is the pronounced 'and  declared policy of the people of this  country ��������� adequate protection of  Canadian industries, a protection  wliich will insure to Canadians of this  country their own markets at all prices  and under all circumstances."  It is a policy which suits this country, a country possessing many  valuable resources. Every Canadian  will agree with me when ,1 "say that  the development of this country would  proceed along legitimate lines. XVe  have great resources in this country.  We have great iron wealth, and a  wonderful siipply of minerals in this  country, and we have also wonderful  agricultural wealth, but we do not  want our agricultural industries to  develop alone^- We .donqt-.want^our  iion manufactories to/develop alone,  but we waut ��������� the - development of  C.inuila to pioceed on fair and legitimate !ines,'*and the policy advocated  by the Conservative party is the policy  to accomplish that great result.  On the question of Oriental immi'  gration. Mr. Borden placed the . Conservative attitude in no uncertain  sound.   He said :  Now ^.protection brings me to a  subject which has had some attention  in the province during the last few  years, in fact for a great many year=,  and that is the subject of Oriental  immigration into the province of  British Columbia. Applause. We  have been told, and it is a fact, lhat  petitions have been signed by thousands of your people and have been  sent forward to the government, but  have been disregarded, while exclusion  and redistribution bills passed by your  legislature"'have been disallowed.* I  believe, however.-thatstatements have  been made by 'the present Prime  Minister. Sir Wilfiid Laurier���������that he  has given his assurant-tt upon thi*  subject���������and I only say this because I  know that in the House of Commons  on the 16th day of September, 1S06, the  statement, was made by Col. Prior���������he  staled to the House of Commons on  that date that the Prime Minieter,  Sir Wilfrid Laurier, had sent a telegram to a gentleman in tbe city of  Vancouver, which contained tbe  following words: "Chinese immigra  tion restriction not a question in tbe  East. Views of Liberals in the West  will prevail with me." Well. Sir  Wilf'-id Laurier has at his back a  fairly representative majority from  British Columbia at the prenent time,  and if the telegram contains any  pledge to the people of British Columbia���������nad it appears to me it* does,  because it was sent during the progress of an election���������why has nut that  pledge bsen ledeemed? Has any  answer been given? Has this question  been put?   The views of the Liberals  of the West will prevail with  me."   does that mean that the Liberal  tepresentat.ivcs are not in favor of  some action in regard to this subject ?  I don't believe that is the state of  affairs, if we are to judge from the  speeches of the Liberal members���������and  then 1 aak why waa not that pledge  carried out, because that telegram  contains a pledge from Sir Wilfrid  Laurier to this province ? I think it is  a fair and legitimate question to ask  now. In tho first place, as I understand it, the Oriental emigrant is not  permanent. He does not come to this  country for the purpose of making a  permanent settlement. I am told he  comes only for the purpose of making  money to go home and live upon, and,  as was pointed out in the House of  Commons by one of the Liberal  speakers upon the question; suppose  we have sixteen thousand Chinese who  are not permanent settlers, and  sup  pose we can accomplish' the same  jiinon.-.L of woik with eight thousand  white immigrants, who, with their  families will represent 40.000 of a pop l-  lation, which ��������� will be better f.ir  British Columbia, the sixteen thnusan 1  wRo will not be assimilated an 1  become of our people, permanei t  settler������. or the eight thousand peop' ������  who will? There is another conside ������  atioiv'and the evidence which I havi  been/ible to gather supports this," tha������������������  the rat'e'at which Chinese labor worl.i  in'this province, is not a fair livin.j  wage for the white -labor- which la  many ^instances has to come intn  competition with it. Now, I liiioiv  that white labor does not compets  with Oriental labor all along the saiua  lines.' and surely we cannot expect th:- *  English speaking laboring classes oi  this country to advance, to grow tr������  that Standard of citizenship which wtt  ought.to expect from every man in  this country, if they don't get that full  living wage to which they are entitled.  Applause. Now,.if I were to follow"  Sir Wilfrid Lauriei's example, I shonl.l t  say that when I am called upon In  assume the responsibilities ofigover;i-  ment, that "the views of tbe Conservative membeis of British Colunibi u  would prevail���������laughter���������but 1 will  not tell you anything of the sort: lm';  I do say to yon that this is a question"'  upon which the views of the people ni?  the province, it affects should prevail,  ���������renewed applause���������, and I 'am willing to say, and do, say, that as far as I  am able to deal with lhe. question, I  would give effect to the views_ of tha  people of the province as a whole in,,  regard to this particular question,  whether they be Liberal or Conservative. -Applause. . * '       , ,  I thank   you  for the attention roil  have*, given-me" and   sincerely   trustj  that this will uot be the last  occasion.  on which I ah."_ll have the  pleasure ct!     ���������  seeing you.    Cheers.  Mr.sE. F._ Clarke, M.P., was the nex'J  speaker. ' He referred fcTth'e cordiality,  of the reception tendered "to Mr. Borden and his party b\-**tlie people of  'British Columbia." 'The visits of tho ���������  party was an educational one. He>  asked if the two sided policy of tho  liberal party, was a satisfactory one,  and spoke of - the cry of free trade oC  the Liberal leaders in- 1S06. -' If today-  Canada was in tlie "wave of prosperity,  it was because the "Liberals had not,  carried out their promises to tho-  people in that year. It had never-  been and never would be; the policy of  the Conservatives, no" matter how long  they remained in opposition, to decry  Canuda. .They would always do their  best to induce people to come in and  help Canadians to develop the Domin  ion. There -shoiild-.'be a policy o������  stability in respect to the tariff, antl  this could not be .with the present  government in power.. * The- Liberals  promised to open the markets of the  United States to Canadians,-but accoi -  ing to their own authorities they had. -  "P-kj"^?6.??" J2 fact,_Canada now sold.  less to the United'States. .The pplicj-  of the Liberal Conservatives ' would  give protection to the industries ot  Canada and would shut out the nianu".  facturers ofthe United States, causin^"--  the removal of the factories and tho  artisans to this side of the line. IC"  the natural products* of" Canada could  not find a market in the United States "  the manufactured goods of.the United'  States would-not be allowed to flood  the Dominion. The so called Britisli  preference was a fraud. ,It had not.  worked out to the benefit of British.  workmen, but to the advantage oi  German and other foreign workmen.  The Liberals made too many promises;  thev   could not live up to them.    Tho  Creniier had said he would be guided  y the '��������� British Columbia liberals in  respect to Oriental immigration. If  the B. C. Liberal*, were sincere on this  question, they bhould force the hands  of the government by the introduction  of a resolution in the House of Commons. The increase of the head tax  to $100 would not do." It did not keep  them out. The legislature of British  Columbia had* shown how they could  be kept' out. An alien labor law was'  passed "unanimously by the Commons  and Mr: Scott, secretary of stato, had  tried to kill it.. It was passed by the  Conservative senate, however, but the  government had never enforced it.  When tbe Conservatives came into  power they kept their pledges and in  1890 the people expected the same  from the Lilierals, but they could not  keep all their promises, as they were  so divergent. The farmers have been  promised free trade and the manufec- ,  turers protection. The Conservative  policy was one of moderate protection  which was fair to the whole of Canada *  The lumber and salmon of British  Columbia should find a market in  Canada, and the* ores of this province  should be smelted on this side of r-ie  line. The policy of the Conservative  Parfcy.."i!r*'Pld bring..this.*about. If the  people of the Northwest had to par a.  little more for their lumber they would  have the satisfaction of knowing tbat  a market was being created in British  Columbia for their .products. The  Conservatives made no sectional  appeals., -They, made the same appeal  to the' East as to" the West The  National Policy had made the people  of Canada self reliant and independent  and instead of ns looking to the U. S.  tbey now look to us.   (Applause.) ro'.fls.  With  I.  ���������rr.pty, but through the narrow slltted  v adows at either side ot the'door the  f     Unraveling a Mystery.  ICHAHD WATr-ON GILDER is  an 'enthusiastic lover of the  dflishtful l:ei-l������shlre region. o������  We-stern Massachusetts, says  ihe Philadelphia "Post," and  ha= a summer homo there. He  lows io c'.:..:h the hills, to  drive about the charming  to flsh ir. th*'- waters.  c-'.os-:* friend, a well-known  ���������a- Tork artist, he set out one day for  'all-dav drive. Both were entranced  Tr.- the scenery and delighted by the  ���������succession or fine homes, old and new,  that thav passed.  Suddenly  the  artist  an������ Ur.  Gilder  ���������uttered an involuntary cry ol pleasure,  Tor  there   right   in   front  Ot  them,   as  they rounded a bend, waa a. delightful  o"d   home.     Its   pillared   doorway,   its  fan-shaped  window, its ffambrel  roof.  .   He picturesque ijablcs,  lta quaint old-  -Tsshloned air, were very otatrmlng, ami  .    iirnn it was a sign. "For nnt."  " *i-Tlie   two   men   left   the  buggy     and  -stepped   toward   the   house.       It   wa**  err.  -w   -     futhoi- and artist glanced.   They saw n  "     liis grandfather's clock at the turn of  "lha broad stairway; they saw an an-  . -*icue chair in the hall.  V   "What a delightful fln-41" cried  tne  T.jtertlst.         '  1-  "What   a   charming   MJW-sryl     tx-  --Vaci-.lnied Mr.  Gilder.    -,.-���������:��������� x man sauntered up Brwn tn* neia.  -T -SHe -was the caretaker.  --   "-Would you like to lofljl through the  j! 'tiouse?" he asked.  E" ' -Nothing would p!?as������ Uk* two men  $ tetter, and the door waa forthwith un-  a.   -locked.  -"S__ .Through room after room they  "SvtvaBced. In one place Stood ftn ampl*  s-jcomor cupboard; in another an antique  i'Eideboard; here was a gieat carved  --.'#-iawroot sofa; there waa a table with  ^'-������.*".aw-ana-ball   legs;     upstairs    was  a  - luge canopied four-post bad with other  - ���������������'.d������fashioned furniture.   In short, the  - *. nire house was furnished In colonial  - .' :y!e.  "A dream of beauty," Bald the art-  .1 :.  '  rlow strange It seemed.   "What mys-  t ry, what romance, perhaps even what  i agedy,  lay beyond- it all!    Here  in  t lis ancient house were all the ancient  ..furnishings untouched. In spite of the  ��������� k**en  search  for  such  things  by  the  r-myriad  lovers  of  old-fa*hloned  furni-  ...ti-re and the dealers whose agents go  -'Everywhere.    Undoubtedly there must  _.b^ some strange and ���������trUdng story to  .. .explain it all.  .They sought out th������ oaretaker.  "-'What old family.ha* lived here foi  _    Jl!   these   generations?    How  does   it  "t*.���������ppen that everything has remained  ���������c-.touched?    "Why is the old- house at  li*-t-without a  tenant, and why Is it  'or-ered to strangers?"  "��������� The questions of the two men came  -*e- -rer and swift.    The caretaker   was  -?>- .-.zled for a few moments, and then  - "d:  Ob,   I  see   what   yoa  mean.  "Why,  - i louse was bought by Mr. Z., a sec-  * '.-hand furniture dealer of New  " rk.and he has fixed it up here, just  '. rent it, with things he Bent up from  '." ������������������ shop."  Che author and the art-tot slowly re-  t: '-Lied to their ve'.-.lcle and .drove awa>  ii-lhout a word.  Expenses  of English Coronations.  ,:S~y "DV.'ARD VII.'S coronation ex-  iV/ penses are likely to be extreme's (m ly lavish, the preced������ntof George  ^-* iv. being followed rather than  that ot Victoria. When George  III. passed away the people had experienced no coronation solemnities for  ar__re than sixty years, and it was, per-  --���������I-.aps excusably, felt that the occasion  called for some larger display than  .-wiien that long-lived monarch came to  sbe throne. The sum, accordingly,  rsvlich the Chancellor of the Exchequer  jci" the dny fixed in his own mind as a  .rr.orking maximum was ������100,000. When  "ith-e bill came to'be  presented  it was  ."Sclsiovered that the total expenditure  -3-an.to ������2SS,C'0O.  ������7ow, when Victoria was crowned, it  ���������3s'to be remembered that there was a  .csronatlon only seven years before, and  ������������������sss.-5tfcer��������� barely s.en_y.ears ^before that.'  -^o that  most men of middle age had  ��������� fireafij- tasted the sweets and borne  "t ���������'. expense of two ?reat festivals of  :i ....-eantry. It is not to be wondered at,  -1'.-.-.--stored  that when  the  Duchess ol  <K-.r.t came to discuss matters with her  -.*ds;:shter-s ministers of state, it was  -���������It? : that sheer lavish display would bs  ��������� on: ol place, and the consequence was  ^_th.-.t the whole 'cost, was brought well  -w:-.ala"-Qie estimate.  The eost of arranging the Abbey ran  into JESO.OOO. The Lord Chamberlain's  D*-!Mtmen*. absorbed ������14,000, the Mas-  *���������:. of the Horse and the Mistress ot  t! .��������� Robes got ������ 13,000 between them,  :' : Karl Marshal and the heralds put  ���������.bill for ������l.S0O, the cost of the com-  noraiiv-e medals was ������5,000, and  .' ZOO was spent on fireworks, illumln-  * . ons ar.-l free theaters. The lot came  : ���������   ������-69,4*1.  Sow, one reason why the coronation  -���������.   Ceorpe IV. cost so much more, and,  ".   .e������d. surpassed the expenditure upor.  ...    .,- *.*.*<*nt of the kind before or since,  -*��������� -3 because there waa a banquet pro-  -    .2d tar about two thousand hungry  .-...J thirsty souls who had eaten nothing all day becr.ise of their duties In  the'Abbey.    It -.vas a royal feed.    The  turtle  alone  fille.I   eighty  tureens,   the  "au.-bot lay  upon   the same  number of  ifl.bhes,   and   there   were  tlghty  dishes  ������!"o of salmon and trout  ' JThe butcher's  and  game bills  came  Ic a respectable total, as the following  ��������� tortlsome details will show: Beet.  7.-..2 pounds; veal, 7,033 pounds; mutton, 20,474 pounds: lamb, 20 quarters,  SO legs and 5 saddles; 55 quarters of  ^rrss lamb; sweetbreads, 160; cow  ti<-i.:*?. 3S3: calves' feet, 400: geese. 170;  ���������r-1-..pons. 720: chickens, 1,610; bacon.  I.TCO pounds;   butter,  S12 pounds;   and  - h.'.C) effgs. Nor was the flushing of  ihe neck? of the two thousland forgotten, .as,witness the wine bill: 100 dozen  champagne, 200 dozen claret, 50 dozen  ���������each hock. Moselle ana Madeira: 350  ���������d'.-en sherry and port, tt dozen Burgundy and 100 gallons losd punch.  How Anonymous Letter-Write rs  Are Traced.  Observation, comparison and certain  natural gifts which cannot be acquired  go to the making oil a successful  hand1-v>ri ting expert, remarked one  of that limited fraternity to the writer,  and ithe knowledge -wlhen onco gained  Is almost as exact ln tts operations as  any classified science, says "Tit-Bits."  Ko matter how cleverly a man may  seek to dlsg-ulsa his caHigrajp-hy the  Identity .thereof will, save ln the most  exceptional cases, bo apparent to the  expert, beoaus* ther* are Invariably  certain rudimentary oi������tfllne3 'that remain fixed and unchanged ln spite of  all attempts to transflgmre them.  . The majority of people are wont to  believe -that members of my profession  are employed only ln forgery cases.  This Is quite an erron������oua Impression,  as the larger pant of our work la devoted to 'th* detection of those pests of  society���������the anonymous letter-writers.  Our usual mode of working Is based  on  tihe   following  lines.    Assume  that  Mrs. X has received an anonymous  communication of a libellous nature,  Che origin of which she Is unajble to  trace. The expert whom she summons  to her assistance will ask'her for specimens of the handwriting of all those  persons whom she has the slightest  reason for suspeotlng of the deed In  question. He will then carefully compare tlie callignap-hy upon the missive  with the handwriting: contained In ths  other documents, and by such means  he wdll nearly always arrive at an ac-  cunate conclusion regarding the au-  ttiorshdp of the unsigned epistle.  I remember fh-at on one occasion a,  lady, whom I will style as Mrs. L ,  was much overcome by the receipt of  an anonymous letter wherein certain  scandalous cHiarges were formulated  against her husband, a man of the  hdgliest character. When asked to help  her ln.tracing-the writer I followed the  usual routine by demanding specimens  of the writings of suspected persons.  On such specimens being h'anded to me  I absolutely failed to discover any  clue,  and  I  thereupon requested that  Mrs. L  should allow me to Inspect  the writing of the persons whom she  did not suspect. This she did, and In  five minutes' time I had decided, beyond all doubt, that the author of the  libel wns a Miss M , a young lady  whom Mrs.  L  had believed  to  be  her most devoted friend. Further investigations proved that my conclusion was correct, but the affair was  hushed up for family reason's.  There are certain little tnicks adopted  ���������by nearly all persons who desire to disguise their handwriting, and the knowledge of these tricks otten leads to detection. For instance, a man who is in  the habit of waiting liis words very  close together will run to the opposite  extreme when he washes to remain unknown, and will accordingly leave huge  gaps between each word. Again, other  anonyn;ous" correspondents will adopt  a ".back-hand" method of calligraphy,  but any expert who really understands  his business can immediately determine the normal style of writing from  a brief inspection of the Inverted  method���������wihlc-h of all disguises is UK-  simplest to unmask.  The most difficult disguise, on the  other hand, whicli we experts are  called upon to pierce is the "printed  letter" device, but even this may be  traced to its proper origin toy means of  a little care and study. - The very  curves in the printed capitals will tell  their own story, and will show a certain likeness to the curves in the ordinary handwriting of the person concerned. In fact, the only absolutely  successful anonymous letter-writer is  the individual who employs a typewriter for the purpose, and lt Is a  fortunate thing for gentlemen of my  profession that the machine ln question is very rarely used in such connection, for wene such the case our occupation, like Othello's, .would be gone.  One of the most powerful clues in  our possession is the dotting of the  "i's" in anonymous commuaicatlons.  No matter how elaborately a correspondent may alter his hand, he will  nearly always dot the "1" in exactly  the same position, and thus by comparative measurements we can trace  .the^-identity of -the, writer. One man  will place the dot immediately over tH"e~  letter, another will place it one-twelfth  of an inch to the right or to the lerfit,  and so on. Instinctive habit invariably locates the dot ln question ln the  same position���������a fact which la pro-  ba-bly unknown to all save those wiho  have made a deep study of the ethics  of handwriting.  Perhiaps one of the most curious  cases that I ever encountered was that  which took place some ten years a.go,  wh������n I was summoned by a wealthy  merchant to trace the origin of an  anonymous letter demanding a lar������-������  sum of money under threats. Havina  obtained specimens of the wrttlng ���������<  all .those persons wihom my cdier.t hod  reason of suspecting, I made a rigid  examination thereof, but was unable t������  trace the culprit. It was only whoo  the merchant's son wrote, at hl3 father's request, a check in payment of mjf  unsuccessful labors that I discovered  the blackmailer, who waa no oth������������  than the son himself. A full conf*sa-  slon followed, which proves that mj  Instantaneous theory had been onlj  too correot.  Mainly About People.  ���������'I wonder what makes my eyes so  weak?" a fierce Radical onco said to  Disraeli, "lt is because they are in a  weak place," was tho reply.  General Horace Porter, the United  Status minister to France, says that  when ho departed for his post five years  ago, his parting words to Mark Twain,  as he was about to board the steamer  for the other side, were: "Mark, may  the Lord be with you." "Yes," the humorist replied, with a slight cough,  "and I hope He may occasionally find  a leisure moment to pay some attention  to you also."  Once when dining quite by chance  with Dr. Creighton, the late Bishop of  London, at a certain club, Lord Rosebery remarked: "Ah! my Lord Bishop,  what a nuisance thi.s dining is! Two  things I absolutely dread���������a long dinner and a lonjj sermon! I think that a  sei mon and u dinner,-however good  either may'De, ought never to last more  than a quarter of an hour, or twenty  minutes at the most." "Well, well,"  said Dr. Creighton, musingly, "could  we not arrange matters this way, my  lord'.' Knock, say, ten minutes off the  sermon, and put it on to the dinner."  Here is the story how Mrs. Caroline  Corbin became the anti-woman suffragist leader in Chicago. Mrs. Corbin  went to school with Miss Susan B. Anthony, and not until years later the  two women met in Washington.  "What have you been doing all this  while?" asked Miss Anthony. "Bringing up four boys," was the answer.  "Boys!" exclaimed the outspoken Susan. "What under the sun Is a woman  lika you doing with four boys?" "I  don't know. Would you expect me to  strangle them?" "Bosh!" was the reply; "you should never have had them.  They will grow up to be men���������nothing  but men!" It was then that 'Mrs. Corbin became an opponent of woman suffrage.  Gilbert Parker says of his first attempt at authorship: "I went to Archibald Forbes, with whom I was acquainted, to have him give me a note  to the Macmillans, as T wante-d to see  whether they would not bring out a  book of short stories for me. He read  the stories and then invited me around  to dine, to give me the letter of introduction and his opinion of the stories.  'I have read your sketches,' he said  after dinner, 'and I must say this ot  them. I-have never seen such a fine-  colleotlon of titles In my life.' 'There,  don't say another word, Mr. Forbes,' I  said; *I understand perfectly; each  title suggests a complete idea which  tlie story falls to carry out. I understand perfectly.' Thereupon I went  home and burned every one of them.  Then I sat down and wrote the first of  the 'Pierre' series, which was the beginning of whatever success I ever  had."  Captain French E. Chad wick, U.S.N.,  who was commander of the flagship  "New York" during the Spanish-American war, says that Rear-Admiral  Sampson was deeply and untiffectedly  religious, and adds: "He was a strict  observer of Sunday, but the fact that  once, at, least, he forgot the -days of the  week is indicative of the intensity 'with  which the duty in hand always seized''  him. Having called the captains  aboard for consultation on June 4 (a  Saturday), he said toward the close of  the conference: 'I am going in tomorrow to attack the batteries, so  have everything ready by daylight.'  Captain Philip, who was most earnest  ln h'ls religious convictions, at once  spoke up: 'But, admiral, to-morrow is  Sunday, and I don't believe in fighting  on Sunday, unless the other fellow begins. I have always noticed that whoever begins a Sunday fight gets licked.'  Sampson at once said: "I am glad you  mentioned that. Jack; to tell the truth,  I had forgotten the days of the week. I  am no more a believer in fighting on  Sunday than you are. Gentlemen, we'll  put It off until Monday,' and his order  was obeyed."  English Humor.  Mr. Mai Beerbohm, in a recent review, writes that he ba^ codified, aa it  were, all the English comic papers, and  finds the following list to comprise. In  the order of their importance, all of the  -subjects-disc.  Interesting Items.  A young swell wore a new style evening coat at the Waldorf-Astoria in New  York the other night. It was "a swallow-tail, with velvet collar and a pocket for a handkerchief in the left breast.  A tiny lace handkerchief peeped from  the pocket, i  A man advertises ln a Syracuse paper for a job as general housework servant. He is a widower, familiar with  all phases of housekeeping, and says  that he can pickle, wash, and iron,  enact the part3 of the -cook and the  waitress, mind the baby, dust, and  take oaro of the furnaoe.  It is a good advertisement for vegetarianism that a pedestrian who  doesn't oat meat came in first ln the  international walking-match between  Berlin and Dresden. The winner made  the,one hundred and twenty-five miles  ln the record-breaking time of twenty-  ceven hours, thirteen minutes*, and  fourteen and one-half seconds.  The Ne-w York "Commercial Advertiser" estimates that Andrew Carnegie's  h<inefactlons, up to date, amount to  $68,000,000, distributed in the following  order: United States, $55,361,673; Scotland, $13,078,750; Canada, $876,500; Cuba,  $252,000; Ireland, $65,500. And yet, Mr.  Carnegie's wealth Is said to be Increasing more rapidly than he can give lt  away, owing to the enormous earnings  of the properties whose securities ha  holds.  In his book on "The Private Life of  the Sultan," Mr. Georges Dorys says  that during the Armenian massacres lt  cost the Turkish treasury the equivalent of about $1,000,000 for hush money,  or "allocations," to certain European  newspapers, besides the distribution of  six hundred and forty costly decorations placed where they would do the  most good. Abdul Hamid seemed to  believe firmly In the cynical saying of  Walpole that every man has his price.  Miss Azalene Earle, formerly of Port-  laud, Oregon, (but latterly a "hello  girl" in San Francisco, Is now Mrs.  William Halleck Deming, and will  travel in Europe with her husband* this  summer. Says the Portland "Oregon-  Ian:" "Mr. Deming, who is a man of  wealth, was attracted by her soft and  gentle voice in callingi 'Number?'  through the telephone, and acquaintance and marriage followed. If the  voices of the telephone girls in this  city have : lately become indistinct  through muffled sweetness, the above  announcement accounts for it."  Thomas A. Edison thinks that tn six  or seven years horses will have disappeared from the streets as beasts of  burden, and automobiles will be made  so cheap as to be within .the reach of  all who wish or need vehicles. He declares this revolution will be brought  about by a storage electric battery  which he has invented. "The man that  cannot quite afford to keep a horse and  carriage is the man that I am 'trying  to provide for," he said the other day;  "the automobile will be the thing for  iiim. Its first cost will not (be great, lt  will not require care, and the cost of  maintenance will come far below the  cost of keeping a horse."  An Interesting series of experiments  has been tried by the school authorities ln South Germany to test the faculty of observation as lt Is exercised  (by .boys and girls. .A man dressed as  an ordinary workman and with ordinary features was placed In a room by  himself. Classes of girls of different  aiges were sent tlirough-the room. All  that the teachers told them was that  they were to go Into the room through  one door and out through another.  When they returned to their classrooms they were asked to describe the  man in the room. Nearly eighty per  cent, of the girls confined their attention to the man's clothes; the others  described both clothes and features.  The same experiments -when tried with  ���������boys revealed the fact that nearly seventy per cent, of them confined their  attention to the man's features, the remainder to both features and clothes.  Mothers-in-law.  Her.-pecked husbands.  Twli_3.  Old maids.  Jews.  Frenchmen, Germans, Italians, niggers (not Russians or other forelsrners  of any denomination).  Fatness.  Thinness.  Long hair <worn .by a man).  Baldness.  Sea-sickness.  Stuttertnsr.  Bloomers.  Bad checM.  Shooting the moon (slang expression  for leavln* a lodging-house without  paying the bill).  Red noses.  The Stupidity of Instinct.  Advantageous TeSBM.  "I tear that you have compromised  your suit for damages against the P.  D. and Q. P.ailroad Company." "Yes."  "Advantageously?" "Very." "What  -w������*re the terms?" "They paid my  -la-.vyer'a bill."���������"Town Xcplcs."  Questions and Answer*.  Here are some answers to questions  In examination papers:  What religion had the Britons? A  strange and terrible one called religion  of the dudes.  What caused the death ot Cleopatra?  It was because she bit a wasp.  What can you tell of Johnson? H������  survived Shakespeare In some respects.  What Is the spinal column? Bones  running all over the body. It Is -considered  dangerous.  Na.m*e a domestic animal useful Cor  clothing, and describ*; its habits. Ox.  Doesn't have any habits, because it  lives in a stable.     -  What is the function of the gastric  Juice? To digest the stomach.���������X(sw  York "Tribune."  John Bull���������I ought to get Into this  presentation business. I wonder how  a' statue of George HI. would please  Jonathan?���������Columbus "Dispatch."  Her Plea.  A priest asked a younj? man who ha,l  come to confess how he earned hl<  living.  "I'm an acrowbat, your rlvererice."  The priest was nonplussed.  "I'll show ye what I meam in a brace  of sA'akes," said the penitent, and in n  moment was turning himself Inside out  in  the approved acrobatic fashir/n.  An old woman, who had followed him  to confession, looked on horrified.  "When lt comes my turn, father,"  she gaapod, "ror the love of heaven  don't put a penance on me like that;  lt 'ud be the death of me!"  Axe  insects,   bees   for   Instance,   so  very    intelligent' after   all,  or    does  -their Instinct resemble    automatism  instead of reason? Mr. J. Carter-  Beard has assembled a number of interesting Instances in the "Scientific  American" which lead to the conclusion that the wonderful results often'  accomplished by insects are due, not to  Intelligence, but to automatic obedience  to external or Internal stimuli. We  might as well, he thinks, call a watch  Intelligent as an Insect.  In one Instance It appears that  house-flies exiiiblt more appearance of  real Intelligence than''do honey-bees.  Take a large glass jar with a wide  mouth, says Mr. Beard, and imprison  In lt a bee and some flies. Put the bottom of the j.ir against a window-pane,  draw the curtains around the Jar and  th������n uncork the mouth. The files will  quickly (lad their way out of the open  mouth Into the room, but the be-c will  stupidly continue to try to get through  lhe glass where lt sees the light and  will never think of exploring In the  other direction. But perhapa this  snows, not superior lntelllgenc-. on the  part of the I'.tes, but less attraction to  the light or a greater variety of stimuli  to motion.  ��������� The bee's whole existence seems to  depend upon routine. She always does  the same things in the same way and  exhibits no capacity to profit by, or  repair the effects of, accident. Mason-  bees, for instance, build little thimble-  shapid structures of mud, half fill  them with honey and pollen, then lay  their eggs therein and top off the construction v/lth a roof. Tf a hole la  made in thi bottom of one of these  thimbles while the building Is going on,  and the honey Is allowed to run out,  the stupid ben, even after discovering  the hole, makes no attempt to stop It  up, but continues to pour In the honey  at thf top. allowing It to run away at  the bottom, until, thc proper amount  required'by instinct having been put  ln, sh������ lays her eggs and seals up tho  top, content with her vain labor.  Many other Instances cnn be cited  wh!/:h lend to show that the Instinct of  Insects does not resemble human reason-  On ihe other hand, Insects, sometimes  do things which do not seem ko be the  T-.-M1R of pure automatism. Darwin  found thnt even earthworms exhibit  iii'.ri* adaptability to circumstance.*)*'  ih.**������ ot< -hown by 'Mr. Beard's Imprisoned h"e In the eflass Jar.  Mainly About Peopie.  In pronouncing sentence, a, Scotch  Judge once added: "Ye did not only  kill and murder the man, and thereby  take away his valuable life, but ye did  push, thrust or impel the lethal weapon  through the bellyband of his regimental trousers, which wero the property  o������ His Majesty."  J. Plerpont -Morgan was showing  some friends through his kennels tha  other day, and one of them expressed  great admiration for an imported setter. "Yes, he's a fine dog. His name  Is Russell Sage." "How did you come  to nlve him that name?" "Well, hu  never loses a scent."  Curran said to Father O'Leary, the  ���������wittiest .priest of his day, "I wish you  were St. Peter." "Why?" asked  O'Leary. "Because," said Curran,  "you would have the keys of heaven  and could let me ln." "It would be  better for you," eald,O'Leary, "that I  had the keys of the other place."  "Why?" asked Curran. "Well, then I  could let you out."  Secretary Hay's poem, "Little  Breeches," .was frequently attributed  ���������to the late Bret Harte. A young lady  once said to him: "I am highly pileased  to meet you, Mr. Harte. I have read  all your poems, but I have enjoyed  'Little Breeches' the most." "Pardon  me, madam," Harte is said to have replied, "but you have put the 'Little  Breeches' on the wrong man."  On one of his later birthday anniversaries, United States Senator Hoar  wrote to William M. Evarts and congratulated him upon his length of  years. In his reply, the aged lawyer  said lt brought to mind an old lady ln  New England, -who had occasion ts  write to a friend about some matter.  of trifling Importance, and when she  had reached the end of the thirteenth  page awakened to the fact that she  had been rather diffuse, and added:  "Please excuse my longevity."       /  Samuel Foote, the English actor, 'was  one day Invited for a few moments into  a club -where he was a stranger. Left  alone a minute, he did not seem quite  at ease. Lord Carmarthen, wishing to  relieve his embarrassment, went up to  speak to him, but 'became embarrassed  himself and could only say: ".llr. Foote,  your handkerchief is hanging out of  your pocket." Whereupon Foote, looking around with playful suspicion, and  hurriedly thrusting his handkerchief  back Into his pocket, replied: "Thank  you, my lord, thank you; you know  the company better than I do."  At one of the great London hospitals  a cold storage chamber was being constructed in connection with the postmortem room, and the secretary of the  hospital, on going to see how the work  ���������was getting on, found that the chamber was being fitted with double doors  ���������and those of small size���������Instead of  one.large door., He made enquiries as  to the reason' for this deviation from  the original plan, when the chief carpenter, who was superintending thu  work, replied: "Oh, sir,������we are,.putting  In double doors and a wooden partition  .In order to keep the sexes apart!"  Two gentlemen    who    were  playing  cards at a New York club were very  much annoyed by other members  who  stood behind   their  chairs  and  interested themselves in the game.   Finally  one of  the players  asked  one-of tha  spectators  to play  the hand  for him  until he returned.    The spectator took  the cards, -whereupon the first player  left-the room.   Pretty soon the second  player   followed   the   example  of   the  first.    The two substitutes played for  some  time,  when one of  them  asked  the waiter where the two original players were.   "They are playing cards in  the next room," was the waiter's reply.  President (Roosevelt possesses a characteristic sense of humor.   It is vigorous and   sometimes   almost grotesque.  When he was Assistant .Secretary of  the Navy, during.the preparation for  the Spanish rwar, the Government was  buying a number of yachts to be converted   into    torpedo-boats, despatch-  boats,  scouts,  etc.    Considerable intimacy existed  between   the  family  of  President Koosevelt and that o������ one of  the ofllcers of the navy in the department.    The wife of this officer got a'  fancy she would like  to  have one  ofi  these  beautiful  little  boats  bear  her  name.  There.Is a -prejudice in the navy  against giving a woman's name to s.  war-vessel-of-anyJtype.____It__is_J_elJ.eyed_  to be unlucky.    But   the  ollicer,  who  found lt easier to face oliicial prejudice  than to resist the importunities of his  better half,  made  tho  request  of  Mr.  Roosevelt.   The Assistant Secretary of  the Navy hesitated.   "It won't do," ho  said.     "I  -would   like   to. oblige   your  wife, but a woman's name won't do."  Then a thought occurred to him, and  he replied. "I will fix It," he said.   "Tell  your wife  lt twill be  all  right."    The.  next  day  the boat  wns named   "The  Vixen."   And the otllcei' who had made  the request was placed In command'of  her.  Humor of tne Hour.  /  "Poor man!".said the lady visitor, addressing one of the inmates of the insane asylum, "don't you often feel very  sad to be shut up here?"  "Oh, no," the patient answered. "The  lunatics wbo come to look at us arc generally very amusing."���������Chicago Record-  H.riU-i.  ��������� ������������������������  Benhaat���������I bsKivs a wonsan can love  two men at the same time.  Mrs. Benbam���������If she is a married woman she h������������ to try to.  Benbam,���������What do y������u meant  Mrs. Benhara���������She has to try to love  her husband, and he Isn't the same man  when they have company that he is when  they haven't any.���������Brooklyn Life.  The efforts of teachers to increase' the  vocabulary of young pupils by giving  them words to use in sentences toi their  own formation rseults often in wondrous  combinations. An Italian boy in Philadelphia, doing his best to master Enjf-  liah. was aided in a peculiar way by  Ml observation of his father's vocabulary. Ths other day his teacher asked  the class to writs a sentence to include  tha word disarrange.' The word ib in  advance of the Italian boy's stock of  English, and he was sorely puzzled, but  too proud to confess the fact. Later  he handed up a paper on which thc following was written in- round, boyish  characters : "When a fodda lip" ������, tbs  fire in th* morning, ha saya, '^amma-  ais-a-range.'"  ��������� +���������������-  Senator Proctor of Vermont says the  finest speech he ever made consisted of  only four words. It was in retort to  Senator Hoar's sarcastic little thrust in  a speech directed at the Green Mountain Senator. He said, "So man in Ver*  Edinburgh's Extinct Volcano.  When the earth first started to  solidify, millions of years ago, the.  thin crust that formed pent up the1  raging grases within. As soon as they  gathered sufficient strength they forced1  their way through nt the weakest  point, thus forming the flrst volcano.  Since that day, though the earth's  crust gradually thickened and cooled  until lt was fitted to sustain life, the  Inner forces have always striven to  break through, heaving up mountain!  ranges and archipelagoes ln thoir endeavors to find a vent.  No two volcanoes behave alike. Som-e,*  like Bandalsan, ln Japan, remain quiet*  for more than a thousand years, aiul  then one day the imprisoned steam  and givses become too much for the  "boiler," and lt explodes. OtheTB  "erupt" continuously, and their energy  never belns pent up, they do not become dangerous. Mount Stromboll, ln  the Mediterranean, has been active  without Interruption for two thousand  years, yet ItJS activity, though constant, Is not excess!vp, and It hns not  the terrible record, of an Etna or a  Vesuvius. . Vesuvius, on the other  hand, was quiet for centuries beforo  the fatal August 24 in the year 79  A.D., when lt overwhelmed Hercu-  laneum and Pompeii.  "Extinct" volcanoes are more to bo  dreaded than those with smoking-,  craters, tinder the verdure-clad "ex-,  tlnct" volcano tremendous forces may  be at work,- accumulating strength.,  with time, till the moment comes wheni  the weakened "skin" of earth gives*  way before the pressure of the sub-1  terranean* steam and gnscs. It Is Impossible to be certain thatthe crater,  really Is extinct. . The most notcS.  exitlnet volcano'ln tb'ese Islands Is the,  eminence' upon    which     the   city   of:  mont is allowed to vote unless ho hw "���������,"������X,*1V 1"������  -built.-Londfrn ;;Daily  made $5,000 trading with Massachusetts '  people."  Whereat    Proctor   said,  "And  we all vote."���������Chicago Inter Ocean.  '  -M-f  Mall.'  Townc���������My wife used to get nervous  every time she heard a noise down  stairs, but I assured her that it couldn't  be burglars, because they're always  careful not to make any noise.  Browne���������So that calmed her. eh ?  Townc���������Not  much.    Now    she    gets  -They Stripped Him.  The following story is going the*  rounds of the English .papers. The.  incident has probably not been heard,  of before ln Canada:*���������  Some time since there was an elec-.  tion near Montreal, Both candidates!  were present at a,meeting of constltu-,  nervous every time she doesn't bear any    f"ts' and the(d.e^te ���������* ve/y Seated.!  noise.���������Philadelphia Press.  ' i rhe more P''lt*'10t*c oC l"**  tw������ candi-,  *   . . I dates eloquently declared that.the mani  who did not patronize .home manufao-  "Aren't you ashamed not to do any  work  at  all 1" asked  tbe parson.  "Well, parson," answered the lazy  one, "to tell you the truth, I'd rather  be ashamed than work."���������Chicago News.  tures was an unworthy citizen and*  ought to be spllfllcated. After he had1  exhausted his indignation, his- opponent rose and blandly remarked that he,  would bet a sovereign that the patrl-;  otic one was not wearing a single ragl  tr......    it tj������   i ... ' otic  one   wns  Hoax���������How did he make his money t    lhat hart not come from nbroad. lt was  Joax-Quite by accident. | a jo ous ohan,ce, ana the meetins seized;  Hoax���������How was that ? | lt and him> llnd denu<*ud him of   every- '  Joiix���������He lost    a leg    m    a railroad   UllnE  sare   hls   birthday   clothes  with,  wreck   and    recovered    damages.���������Phil- j greater zeal than delicacy, and this is  I how he peeled: Suit from Paris; ui*4  derwear from London; shirt and collar  from Vienna; boots from Berlin; tie,  native. The next day the denuded one  was not elected;.  adelphia Record.  Jaspar���������They say that the peace of  the world is in the haiids of the United  States.  Jumpuppc���������Well, Uncle Snin had better take care or he will get in trouble  for handling high explosives.���������Now  York Sun.  ������������������"���������"������������������  Mrs. Timmins���������John, I must say you  are the narrowest-minded man 1 ever  saw. You have an idea that nobody is  ever right but yourself.  Mr.-- Timmins���������Better look to home.  Ware  you ever  willing  to  admit'that  It might be thought that a glacier .  would be the last pUice to search for  mlorofbes. . According to a note pre- ���������  sented to tihe* Paris Academy of  Sciences by Jn-nssen. the celebrated  French astronomer, however, M. Blnot,  chief of the Pasteur Institute,laboratory, has lately been studying the Mont  Blanc glaciers from the bacteriological  ent points, so as to bring up specimens of ice from various depths. An  examination shows that In all layers  of the glaoial Ice colonies of microbes  of different species are present. ,  ,.*-...     j,w.*     ......        .,......&      w      a..,, n.u      u.Hl.1,    . r.  - a   anyboay  was   right  wlio  differed  from ! standpoint by taking boring-s at differ-  you !  Mrs. Timmins���������That's an entirely different thing, and you know it, John  Timmins.���������Boston Transcript.  -������������������������������-    *  A Captain who had been drinking  quite freely met a private of his command in the same condition. The Captain ordered him to halt, and, endeavoring in vain to assume a firm position  on hia feet nnd to talk with diimiiied severity, exclaimed :���������"Private Smith,'I'll  give you t'l (hie) 4 o'clock to gissobor  Jn."  "Cap'n," replied the soldier, "as you're  (hie) sight drunkem I am I'll give you  t'l 5 o'clock to gissoher in."���������The Military Commonwealth. .  A  I!  He Seems able to   Prove  the Truth of What]  He Says    .'  Mr. Chalkor Makes Some </ery  Stronc; Statements-Explains that  He Is Prepared to Prove.theTruth  of Every Assertion He Makes'.  i  i  9  A little girt was spending thc summer  at a fashionable wo'ering-place, and ono  morning as she played upon the veranda of tns hotel where her mother was  stopping Bhe ,hearil a lencthv convcrsa-  1tionJ.uppn the fashions; ot^ the day and |  the absolute necessity of styliIhness_in":~(SpecialT)���������Mrr^George-C.-C!hallc8r,-a������������������  dress if one hoped to be a success in I weu.known   resident   *0f    thisJ place,  Housey's Rapids, ��������� Ont.,  Aug.  5.���������  Very wise after the eve..t.���������Brooklyn  "Eagle."  A Difficult Question.  A story of a converKatlon between a  traveler, visiting at a popular resort,  and one ot tho permanent residents, is  told by the "ru.m'n Horn:"  "I am a. stranger here, sir: can you  direct me to a first-rate church?"  "Oh,  yes, right around  the corner."  "What sort of a preacher have they?"  "A very good man."  "Interesting?"  "Intensely so."  "FJoquent?" o  "Very." '  "The best preaching 1> town, I sup.  ^Unquestionably."  "Whaifs his name?"  "Ah, my friend,  that im a. Question  ���������which modesty forbids me to answer'"  society.    One lady  went  so  far   as to '  sdy that styliBhness was far more im-  jwrtant than beauty.  That night as the child said her usual  prayer sha added with great earnestness, "And, O dear Lord, do phase  make me stylish."���������Xiippincott's Maga-  'zine.  "Ths mistake  of  my , life,"  said  tho  reminiscent man, "was when I was sell- |  ing patent medicines in Russia. One day j  I  attended  a  review  of  a  crack  rcgi-  ment, and suddenly  every man in the ;  ranks   began   sneezing   for   all   he   was |  Worth.   Tn a trice I had my sample case  open and wns trying to sell the conimis- I  sury a carload of my  anti-grip pellets, I  when he rudely informed me that tha  ���������troops  were   only   hailing  with   delight  the  arrival  of General    Akachoochcbe-  dooski."���������.Judge. ,  '  .   -+-f-*���������  Strumleigh (humming an air)���������Tura-  tu-tiddv-tum-U-li-tee   Friend (interrupting)���������What is that  thing?  Strumlcigh���������Why. one of the things  they were playing at the' classical concert last night, by���������er���������what's the man's  name? You* know���������er���������something you  catch hold of?   .  Friend  (with  sudden inspiration)  ���������  Handel?���������Washington Times.  ".  ������������������������������������--  Admiral Jouett, tbe jolliest old sea  dog of all the retired officers of the  navy, tells an amusing story of his  early days as a cadet.  "1 was a sociable.youngster," he says,  "and when I went to my flrst assignment, the Independence, and saw the  Stars and Stripes floating over it, I re-  has authorized the publication of a  letter containing some very startling  statements. :l   Those who know,. Mr.. Cbaikcr will  not ask any proof, of the trsitt of any  statement he makes, hut'" to convince  those who do not know-bim, he has  announced that he is prepared to ���������  substantiate in every detail, the  truth of his published statement,  which is as follows:  "It is with pleasurt tfeat I certify  to the merits of DodtVs Kidney Pills.  "I was laid up with Kidney. Trouble and was so bad that I could not  ,do a day's work. My back was very  sore,I' had heavy aching arms, dull  bloated eyes. I was very weak and  much reduced in weight.  "After I had used six boxes, of  Dadd's Kidney Pills I was ten pounds  heavier. I often wonder about the  powerful virtue * ef this medicine. I  do not. know anything about what  Dodd's Kidney Pills are said to cure  but I know a great deal about what  they will actually do ior, Lame Back  and Kidney Trouble, and I can prove.  it* ��������� ' "        ,  '.   "They .are worth their weight    in  gold to any one suffering as I    suffered. The six boxes of Dodd's    Kid-  .      .       ���������      ..      ,- .   .      ,.        ��������� ney Pills cured   me completely    and  SftWd.^ SW "i! f^,1" >!"no returVf my 0,d  attempted some  conversation  on    this ; trouble.   That is over    three- years,  line with the executive officer, who had ' years ago, and     I still enjoy     good  received me when I came on board, and    health."  who was one of the strictest disciplin- ,    This is, indeed, a verv strong   tes- ,,  arians in the navy of that day.   ���������   .    Uimonial  for    Dodd's    kidney    -Pills"  '"Sdence   sirl' he. roared at my first j      d which     ���������, have vary   great .  question, his face red with anger, 'fell- ���������      . . .      ...      ,,     .     ,i ..'    *<  ence. sir! Who gave tou permission to | weight with al   whe lim.the pleas-  ��������� -' ���������       ���������        -*-* ���������   ���������-��������� j   *    ure of Mr. Chalker's friendship.  Dodd's Kidney Pills have-1 made  many friends and are to-day, without  doubt, the most popular famity medicine.  speak? Let me hear only six words from  you sir, while you. are on this ship���������  i port, starboard, yes. sir, and no, sir.'  yj, ]      "And this was my first disciplin* fal  I*. l tlie navy."���������N������w York Tribune. /*!  II  I-  /00  3  A Girl of  tKe People \  ���������'(���������fisVMiuiiiuaarannimuKiiMtti  By Mrs. G. N. Williamson  \  nuMiui^tiuiGtiiiaiiii  N������  Author rf "Tlie Bam gtwnxn,*  ������Fortune's Sport," "Miss Nobody,*  "Her Royal Highness," "Lady  Mary   ������f  the   Dark   House,"  etc.  V<  (handle. "A woi-d of advice," she saior,  ln a low volco; and I thought that her  face showed a certain excitement. "Just  a word before you go Into this room  alone. You are not a bad sort of girl,'"  and you have suffered a great deal���������as  much In those two past .months, perhaps, as many women suffer In a whole  lifetime. For my part in your troubles  ���������I admit .that I .have lndireotly had a  part���������I ami sorry, fori had no grudge  against you���������1 have none now: But  certain t/hlnjrs were inevitable, and the  pawns had to be swept off the board  .with the queen and the castles. You  happenc-d to be one of the pawns.. But  ���������aowyou ai-e back on the board again,  and Instead of being a pawn, as you  were before; you are a queen���������or lt is  in your hands to be one. If you choose.  I have done any work, and brought you  to this place for a motive with which  you yourself have nothing to.do. Last  evening When I met you It was absolutely, without feeling either for or  against. ������������������ But you ave a plucky, girt;  and I admire pluck. You.are a beautf-  JMl girl; and I admire beauty. Therefore,;* I am now, more your friend than  your enemy, though you may not credit; It. And .with on honest wish for  your,welfare, I -advls ou, when you  bave crossed this thi -...old and7 learnt  what you will soon learn after the door  has been opened and closed, to guard  your tongue,well.; Listen, before you  speak. Do nothing, saynothing, on the  impulse of the moment.- Reflect; that  you have every thing to -lose on the one  hand, everything to gain on the other  ���������and be wise.   That is all."  -  In spite of myself and my strong prejudice, amounting to repulsion, I was  Impressed.- A feeling of solemnity fell  upon me. cooling, the heat of excite-  ; ment. ���������'.'Thank you," I said, more gently than I had spoken yet. "I will remember."   ���������  She opened the door, looked me In the  eyes, and I passed ' -to the room be-  vyond. The door .was r /.tiy closed again.  In speaking  of her  '."employer,"  or  the "power .whom she served," Slntra  Leigh had never used the word "he" or  "'������������������she."    Nothing  that she did seemed  to be done carelessly, therefore I be-  Hev>/iJ that the omission was by design.  She did not wish me to know, until I  .. /should see for myself, whether the per-  eon unknown were man or \\    -an.   I  "expected, however, as I entered,   o see  someone rise or come forward; but apparently the room was empty.  'It was a handsome library, old-fashioned, like everything else In the house,  save only.t,e room allotted to,me. Two  of the walls were lined with tall bookcases. A third sho'.ved a wide doorway,  covered -with green velvet curtains;  nnd above and bn; either side were por-  ;:Straits., -They were .three, In number,all  strikingly well painted. Tht- face over  ���������the door I Instantly-recognized as that  of Sir .Vincent Cope, whom I had once  supposed to be my father. Evidently  the picture had been 'painted In his  early youth, before .the one with which  ������������������'I was familiar at Ariish Mell Court.  On the right-side of the door was a  . portrait of Sint.a Leigh, many years  ���������* younger, but much the same*in feature  as now. On the left was the face of a  man so like her that only the hair and  the clothing "shoved that the two portraits had not sDeen painted from the  earne model.  ' As I looked at these -things, wondering, the velvet curtains over the door-  :  .way. moved.  CHAPTER x'yi.  The Power Beh-lnd'the Throne.' '  I caught my breath.   In an instant X  means by which lie .had succeeded in  carrying out his purpose, why it had  been necessary to carry It out at all,  nor what he. Intended -to1 do.-with me  now.that I was'hero. But I wished to  understand, and I controlled the angry  words that rushed to my lips, meaning  to keep them back until I had found  out how-far Roger was ready to explain. It-even entered my mind that  Roger mlghli be mad; and the thought  added to the need for caution.  "Yours is very strange love," I said,  quietly, though my voice was unsteady  and a slight "trembling shook my body.  "Ancl you have taken a strange way  of showing It. I don't understand exactly \vhat the way has been, even  now."  "You shall understand If you like," he  returned, "though there are other  things of which I'would rather speak,  things which I havo been waiting impatiently for a long, long time to say."  "I should like to .understand," I repeated, ignoring ��������� his last 'words*  "Sit down, then, by my side, on this  sofa. Oh, don't look frightened; I don't  mean to force you. But if you won't  do what I ask, you can't expect me to  give up my will to yours."  Without further objections I sat down  and Roger sat beside me. I sawhtm  glance- at my hands as if he contemplated possessing, himself of one; but  hurriedly I clasped them together. In  my lap, and Roger attempted no more  aggression.  "Now catechize me, if you choose,"  he said, "and I will do; my best to answer. Afterwards���������'but there will be  time to talk of the 'afterwards' when  it has become the present. Begin, my  littlo cousin. I am in a mood to be  frank, now that luck has turned my  way at last."  I hoped that he might prove mistaken  In believlng^hlmself so:favored, as far  as his'.: boasted"luck had to do with  me.; But I did not stop to contradict  him,* for I was anxious to come at the  truth which lay at the bottom of so  dark, so deep a well.  "Did you know where I went after I  left Easel street?" I asked.  -"Not at first. I only wish that I had  known. I called at Easel street on the  evening of that most eventful day because I couldn't help it, because I  couldn't keep away from you. And I  .had.'., to'Shear: that hardlyan hour before  you had gone. You can guess a little  of what I felt. And I assure you that  Mistress Fanny was obliged to listen  to some home truths for her brutality."  His words; convinced me that John  Bourke had been right In his conjectures. Roger had set flre to the train;  but7 the.result, just as Mr. Bourke had  thought,7 had come sooner than it was  expected. Roger had called, but had  been too.late to prevent me from leaving the home where I was not; wanted.;  "I believe "that Tom ; Stephens, Fan's  pretended lover, was a toolof yours." I  exclaimed, "echoing, the suggestion that  had come from7 John' Eourke.  Roger smiled. "Rather: clever for a  child like you'.- to/ have thrashed that  out in your mind," he said. "I don't  mind saying that you are right, because no woman ever;thought, the less  of a man for employing any means In  his power-*-even Tnoairis :that would* be  sailed unscrupulous���������to win her for  himself. Yes, Tom Stephens was a 'tool'  of mine, as you put it."  "He spied on me, and prejudiced the  managers of employment agencies  against me so that I was unable to get  work?"  "Yes. For If you had found work  the end -would have been delayed. I  wa3 cruel only to be kind., Tom Steph  bad forgotten the' portraits, and had eng managed matters very well, and  only eyes for what should come out though they went rather further than  ���������from behind the curtains. i expected that was hardly his fault."  Then they were swept aside;  and I       "Was It he who discovered .where I  ������aw the man whom I might .perhaps   had. gone after I left Easel street?"  _bave__expected,_yet__'had_.i.ot_.dreamt-ofi-��������� "No.-poor-Tom^was-no^skllled-detec7"-  seelng���������Roger Cope. tlve enough for that.   I had to get an-  Our eyes met. Instantly all Impres- other man. It took him three days to  slon of mystery was gone. I felt that lind you out. Mr. John Bourke, M.P.,  I should have known from the first that has my gratitude for saving. you���������for  tt would 'be explained in this way. me.   I should never have forgiven my-  My darling���������at last!" he exclaimed. , self for whait I had done, if you had  and .came  towards  me  quickly,   with  , both hands held out.   But I put mine  behind my back.  "So you are the 'employer' of whom  ��������� that woman spoke!" I said, viciously;  . "and this '��������� is your house."  "I thought you might have guessed  "���������- toy this time whose place lt was," Rosier answered. ������������������Many things might have  told you, even if you had forgotten  nee!ng the old photographs of the house  taken from the butqide. and the great  ball wl fi the" pillars', .whloh Aunt Ermyntrude kept. It was my c.'usln  Vincent's place, you know, until on hia  Heath It came to ine with :"..:��������� lill:."  Now I understood why I lind felt last  , Bight that I had lived through the  .scene,of my ariflvai before; why I had  known where to look for the staircase,  and why, when I had,passed out of the  hall, 'the impression; of familiarity disappeared. I had seen the photographs  of which'Roger spoke,'but so long ago  that my f orgetf ulnesa was scarcely Bur-  prising. ,  "And then, all your pretty gowns and  your silver things,': and': jewels," Roger  went on; "who but' one who loved you  would have thought of having them  ready for your arrival 1',. And.; who on  ��������� all this.earth,loves you as I do? I was  half afraid, half anxious that you  should guess before seeing me whom  -you were to meet to-day. '.Oh, Sheila,  youi don't v know what pleasure I took  In securing all. your things tot you���������  even in th'e Jewelry which the wretched  girl Fanny Newlyn confessed to having  .pawned,''.and'* the new clothes which  your mother told; me you had taken  away to sell. And the'room where you  slept lost night; I had everything that  waa there taken out and newcthlnga  .put in-*f,Hilngs which I hoped you would  like. You can never doubt *my love for  ���������you after to-day."  J,Was bewildered still by the  far-  reaching cleverness of the trick which  had ended  by bringing mo  here." It  , seemed impossible to ine that, love, and  . only 1ovo, hnd prompted a man of Rog-  (���������er, Cope's type, to such desperate measures;  and I '.understood   neither   tha  succeeded in destroying your precious  life. But my gratitude to him ends  with that episode. His later acts towards you were those of a villain; and  it was all I could do not to go myself  to his house and snatch my Innocent  white dove from tho claws of tha  hawk.".  The blood sprang to my face and  burnt there. "It Is like' you to speak  of him so!" I'exclaimed," fiercely. "He  was an angel to me, while you���������oh! ��������� I  don't yet half understand: what you  have been or may be. I; only know  that you are not worthy to be spoken  of in the :: same breath with John  Bourke."  It was Roger's turn now : to flush,  which he did, slowly, n.nd with tightening :llps. "It would.please me best if  you need not speak of him at all or  think of him," he said, evidently controlling himself with an Iron hand. "Is  there any more catechizing to be gone  through, or are you ready to give me  the chance which I have earned?"  - "There are 'many questions yet," I  hurriedly; returned, "and I can think  of nothing else till;you have answered  them. Tell me, since lt seems to have  distressed you .so. much that I should  be .at���������at ,Mrs. Jennett's, not Mr.  Bourke's, house,'why you did not come  yourseir and show me reasons for leav-  inC'there?''     '    '.  "Because I was" sure that, feeling towards *Tne as yeai did, anything which  I could say would be In vain. I called  you: 'cousin' Just now, as of old. . But  we are no longer; cousins. I have no  guardianship,;nb authority, no tangible  right to command .-your actions; at  least, I had'none until you came to this  house. I could not force you to break  With John Bourke against your own  will, and, therefore, for ' your good, I  was obliged to proceed in a more subtle  way."  Anew thought was born In my brain.  "Was Lady Feo Rlngwood another tool  of yours?" I demanded.  "She was not aware of being such.  Nevertheless, I used her. You ought to  \)e grateful to me. Sheila, for savlaz  you. The way I chose was a clever  one,. I think, and cost me a day or two  of thought before I hit upon it. Yet,  once seen, it was obvious, for everyone  who knows Lady Feo well, knows that  she Is ln love with Bourke and he with  her���������or, at all events, that he will marry her."  I started slightly at the words, and  blushed because I knew that Roger had  seen .the start. "I had never heard of  your acquaintance with Lady Feo," I  said, quickly, to hide what I felt.  "I have known her, more or less, for  years; and though I have never met  Bourke we have mutual acquaintances.  I had but to call on Lady Feo, hint  that enemies of Bourke's had got hold  Df a scandal connecting him with a  mysterious girl who had been seen at  his house, to set the machinery working. I knew that she would go to him;  indeed, I suggested that It! would be  well If some true friend of his should  do so without a moment's delay, lost  his career should be hopelessly ruined  by an adventuress. Of course, she was  to suppose ine ignorant of the glrl'H  identity, and no doubt she thought the  denouement all the more dramatic because the information on" which she  acted had come from me. When I was  sure that she would go to Bourke's  house, a telegram was sent, calling him  out, leaving you at Lady Feo's mercy.  I thought the rest ���������might be trusted to  her. And my only other act of interference was to request that she should  take with her a certain newspaper, to  be left -at the house when she went  awuy. ���������'��������� I alleged, as an excuse forthls  suggestion, a paragraph which I had  Inserted, through the influence of a  friend, mentioning Bourke name and a  rumor regarding him. That was for  Lady Feo Rlngwood's eye. The advertisement in the 'personal' column waa  for yours, and I hoped that, If you had  not seen it before, you would; see It  then. : As it turned .out, my wish was  granted."  "Yes,' I walked Into .the trap," I answered, bitterly. "I knew 'well'.enough  that-there might be a trap when I -went  to the Marble Arch, but I did not guess  thatyour hand had set. lt. *.'; There Is  Just, one: thing, though,- which I: can  now be thankful for. Your, confession  has shown me that I haven't really Injured Mr. Bourke. The enemies ,of  whom Lady Feo spoke, and the scandal, existed only in your mind. I thank  Heaven for that."   .  "Then you are premature In your  gratitude," Roger -retorted/ the angelic  east of his features betraying the emotion of anger, for the .first time. -"Scandal was busy enough; and Bourlcel has  many more powerful enemies than  friends, If only he knew it. As a matter of fact, I have saved him as well  as you���������though heow-es me no thanks  for that, since all I did was done for  you, with no thought of his salvation."  "It seems to me,that all you dldwas  for yourself, with no thought of anyone else's -welfare," I cried. "Sou have  been very wicked, very cruel, Roger���������  even more cruel and wicked than I  dreamt."  "That is not a gracious speech, considering that my 'confession,' as you  call it, has heen made to please you,"  Roger responded. - "It Is Incorrect to  speak of It all as a 'confession.'; I have  told you. -tlie truth, answering with  complete frankness every question you  have asked, because I chose to do so,  not because I was compelled to lt by  any sense of shame" On the contrary, I  glory In what I have done-*-glory Ih  each step that has brought me to success at last."  "It has not brought you to success, If  you mean by that brought us nearer  together," I protested. "Though I am  In your house; and you could touch  me with your hand���������if you wished to  offend me even more -deeply���������I was,  never further from you really than at  this moment."  Roger gave a smile meant to be patient and pathetic. "That would sound  very well," he said, "if you were the  persecuted heroine in a melodrama and  T. the villain of the piece. But as you  are actually a human girl, who has  made a great/many mistakes, and7 been  at last brought into a safe haven  against your obstinate little will by a  man who worships you and hits worked  only for your good, the sentiment :1s  florid rather than theatrical. You were  all alone in the world, darling, and your  poor little boat; was on the rocks; I  waded out into the deep water, and  risked a great deal to bring It safely  off again. Now, here you are in your  own house, which is,mine as well, and  here you will stay until,your name Is.  th.e-same_as~one��������� whIcK~bnce was dear  to you."  -  "What do you mean?" I stammered,  between fear and anger.  ;"I mean, until I have the right to call  you Wife, the world to speak of you as  Lady Cope."  I sprang .up from the sofa where I  had resigned myself to sit questioning  the enemy.  "That will be never!" I cried. "Roger, If you .wapt" me ever to forgive you,  you won't speak of that again; and you  will tell me the things you have so far  carefully left untold." I pointed to the  portraits that -framed';the curtained  doorway���������above and on either side.  "You are in1 the mystery of the heart-  shaped scar!", I went on; "I believe  now that you have always known. Perhaps, *; though that woman, Sintra  Leigh, says you .did not employ her  then, you really sent her to the theater  on the night when my adopted mother  died.-  You must tell me the truth."  Roger had risen!when I rose, and we  stood facing each other.  "Do you think," he asked, with aggravating slowness, ���������'"that' you have  taken the wisest way of dealing with  me, Sheila?; .When a woman of tact  Jesires something from a anan;: sho  doesn't demand it with blazing eyes as  her right; she softly begg it as a favor,  showing that she may be ready with  rewards."  ''You certainly deserve a reward," I  retorted,"but not such a one as you  mean.'* And the truth is my right. I  io. demand it. I. came to this houso  oecause it was promised to me."-  "Not ������������������ without c^'.ditlons. Listen,  ���������heila.   There is a mystery.   So much  lun ready tbadmltr a*nTrr-ns.-vc-Kno*wn  ���������nf its existence for many years. If I  told you ail that is In my,-mind, you  ���������would understand very much that "must  otherwise remain dark and puzzling  to you" through your life. You would  ���������ven ' understand why Aunt Ermyntrude left you on the night ehe died,  ���������and why she died���������though with all that  I swear to you I had nothing to do. I  am ready to tell everything you wish  to know���������not to Sheila or 'Jenny Harland,' but to my wife, Sheila Cope. Is  H a bargain?"  "No, it Is not," I said. "If you won't  tell ine, I must find out In some other  "way."  "You will not find out In any other  avay."  His voice was suddenly fierce, ana  my eyes were 'forc-d to meet Ms and  dwell upon his widening pupils. Wo  looked at each other In silence. ' Then  I spoke out my thoughts, with sudden  passionate impulse. "Oh, what a fool I  was to como here!" I cried. "If I had  only kept my wits about me, and remembered that my father's���������I mean  that; Sir Vincent llope's place, which I  had never seen, M^s in this direction, I  might have suspected -that you were  concerned In tlhls. But I supposed the  place was still let to strangers, as it  has been, I know, for years "  "I had to have a nest ready for the  bird when it* should flutter-, home,"  Roger broke In, smiling. "I.wonder if  any man since the world began ever  conquered, mure difficulties for tlie woman he loved?"  "I should think none ever stooped to  so many meannesses," I Hung nit him.  Other sharp words, were ready, like  swords, to pierce thc armor of his self-  complacence, but suddenly a voice  seemed to whisper in my ear. ' "A  strange nest for a bird," it said. "Roger had another uso for the house. How  about those sounds outside your door  last night?"  CHAPTER XXII.  "Which Tells. How the House Was Explored.  I did hot repeat to Roger what tho  Imaginary voice had whispered, for I  knew that not only would he be careful never to give me a true explanation  of what I had heard, but would probably take steps to prevent my finding  but for myself, as it now occurred to  me that I might do.  Roger's own words about the "nest  he had prepared for the bird" had put  the thought Into my head; for the  whisper I had fancied.as an answer to  his speech suggested a-nother more subtle reason for his occupation of, the  house formerly let to strangers. Somebody.was hidden here,, perhaps; the  somebody who had,groaned, and cried  the name of Ermyntrude; somebody  who might tell me more than Roger  chose to tell without a bribe.  ���������I said no more about trying to learn  the secret In "another way," ..though  such an idea was Halting form in my  mind; and so deeply-was I absorbed in  my own thoughts that Roger talked on  for a few moments unheard; I was only  conscious that he spoke, until suddenly  his raised voice, evidently repeating a  question that: had been asked before,  broughtme to myself.  "Sheila, why don't you answer <me?"  he was saying.  I turned my- eyes" slowly to his face.  "I was thinking," I replied.  "Were you thinking over what I have  Just said to you? Do you understand  what It means when I tell you that by  to-morrow I expect to have the special  license for-whloh I have applied? The  ���������sooner we are married the better it will  he for every" Teason; for, you see, it was  a bold stroke, having you brought to  this house. If I had not been so sure I  was right, so sure that I could bring  you round to my way of thinking, I  wouldn't have done Hi: But there was  no other course possible. Sheila, will  you marry me to-morrow?"  "If I say no, neither to-morrow nor  on any other morrow to come, what  then?" I asked, rather with a desire  for*lnformat!on as to Roger's Intentions towards me than in ��������� open defiance.  ���������-"What then? I would. rather not  trust:myself to tell you, what then. You  may ask Miss Leigh. She will explain."  * "I aim not sure that I care to see her  again, aftei; the way' ln../which she  tricked me," I said. "If I chose to  leave'thls house, now, without������������������"  "That is the one thing I can't, for  your own-.sake,: allow: you to do,". Roger  cut me short, ."until I have at least  your solemn promise that you will be  my wife. Can't you see���������young as you  are,' aren't you woman of the world  enough to; see-77-that" marriage ivlth; me  is the.only thing left to you, Sheila?  Blame me:for. what Thave done, if you  will, but It -was all through love of you.  And ln any event it's too late,to think  of 'that now. ������ You and I must be man  and .wife."  He caught my hands, but I wrenched  ���������them away 'from him. "I think I will  talk to Miss Leigh, as you call her," I  hastily said. "And I would like to see  her now���������this very moment���������alone,  without you."  Roger had offered to let me,speak  with "Miss Leigh," and, though he did  not appear well .pleased at.havlng been  finally taken at his word, he did not  _attempt_to-Tepudlate_lt.-^MlsSiLeigh.  shall come to you here," he said.  "Crossing the room, he pulled an old-  fashioned bell-rope. A far away jangling followed, and presently the grim-  faced woman who had brought my  breakfast knocked at the door. She  was abruptly commanded to "send iMlss  Leigh," and it was not long, before my  traveling companion of last night appeared.  "I will leave you together,", said Roger. "But before going, perhaps I had  better make it clear that Sheila -wishes  you to explain why it; has now become  absolutely imperative7 that'she should  marry me." As he spoke he was at the  door, and an Instant later It had closed  (behind him.  "I should have thought thnt, to a  young woman of your intelligence, such  explanations were unnecessary," said  the woman in black. "But I can give  them In a few words. Already, it seems,  you have afforded your f Mends and  enemies great cause for'.* gossip. Sir  Roger Cope has offered you the chance  of rehabilitating yourself. He > was  obliged to use rather strong measures  to accomplish his purpose,-and if you  do not fall In with his way of thinking.  Instead of matters .being Improved, they  will have '-.been' made far worse. You  are at his house; everyone knows that  lt Is his house; the servants and others  know that you have been here slnco  last evening���������that you came willingly.  What will become of you If, after all  this, you refuse to marry him?"  "So this Is what he preferred.to have  you explain!" I exclaimed. "I don't  woii<l<*r ili-.i oven Itoger Cope hesitated  to .say It himself.'*  "It may not be pleasa.. c to *h������r.r, but  K is the truth. I gave you very7good  advice when I brought you to the door  of this room an hour ago. I ata sorry  that you don't seem to have remembered It very well, but it Is 'not too late  yet. As I said then, you have everything to lose, or everything to gain.  Money, two charming houses, the ability to help your. relatives (who. from  accounts I have heard neer;\ all the help  that can be given them), an enviable  position In society, with past indiscretions forgotten. All this you have, on  the one hand; on the other���������but perhaps that picture is best, left to your  Imagination."  For a moment I did not spook.   Then  Interesting Items.  A salmon weighing 200" .poundn Is not  to be found every day. It is theretbro  Interesting to . learn'that such a huge  flsh was caught with hook and line off  Gabarus Harbour, near -Sydney, Nova  Scotia, a short time ago.. Being too  large to he taken Into the boat, It was  towed from the fishing ground to the  harbor. The men were codllshlng at  the -time.  The State Legislature of New York  has authorized the authorities of. New  York City to plant trees In the tenement districts. In this connection it is  pointed out that it is not shade alone  that makes it cooler under a tree In  summer. The coolness of the tree Itself  helps, for Its temperature Is about for-  ty-fiva degrees, Fahrenheit, at all  times, as that of the human body Is a  fraction more than ninety-eight degrees. So a clump of trees cools the  air as a piece of Ice cools the water In  a pitcher.  "Don't spit on the sidewalks!" Is tho  new command of the New York Board  of Health. Three years ago the board  begaiiHts antl-spltting crusade by forbidding expectoration upon ferry-boats,  trolley and elevated cars, and In car  stations; and now the side walks are to  be protected. The justification of these  measures Is the statement that twenty  years ago almost six deaths In every  hundred .In New York City Were caused  by tuberculosis, whereas last year the  deaths from this cause numbered only  about two and'a half In;the hundred.  :According to the statistics gathered  by the United States Weather Bureau,  713 persons In the United; States wero  killed or fatally injured by lightning  during the year 1300. Of these 291 were  struck under the open" sky, 158 ln  houses, 57 under trees and 56 in barns.  The:circumstancesiattendlng the death  of the remaining 151 victims were not  ascertained. During the same year 973  persons were injured' by lightning, but  survived. The Bureau/upon statistics  extending over 10 years ending with  1900, estimates the average annual  .number ; of deaths from. lightning/ at  from 700 to 800.  ; An engineer of Zurich, L.Thormann,  reports, after a careful", examination,  that sufficient electric power could be  /developed from the waterfalls: of the  Alps, to run allthe railways :of Switzerland. There would be little or no reduction of.; cost,'1 he says, but; the: time  may come:when the change from steam  toeleetriclty may be desirable, because  Switzerland has to .import:.'all. the:coal  she -, uses. From 21 waterfalls, some of  which are already partially utilized for  Industrial purposes, 8G,000horse*-power  could be developed, but only 60,000  horse-power would be .required to re-  placethe steam-power now used on tha  railroads.  7i:iy77:Lyi:r'^^^i-j^i.^:Pie.:77AAiy7:A  ^'Fiction.iy:marrate*s;::;i7::many fe;.Incidents;  'wherein animal pets figure'as causes"of  the);ruln7br, salya.tion::of ;:thelr owners.:  'In' real life;:suchilnstariceS;;a:re: .byj'no  means7; rare;'*"*', Not lohg^ ago;;: there -died  In a_irEngllsh; workhouse tvman named;  "John iEvans; Jwho", ten years ago; was a  'prqsperousV;;;iEaraer;-;;-b^  brought tb-poyei-ty by"a;:plg'.;-;prie .day;  rj'ohni.dls.coveredjthathis.p'igsty". needed'  /patching:;up,' s^'he.;transferred;his'.pigs;  to'a": hastily.:^  ider; an";7 oldished.'/; The ,.mo thei\:*pl_rjbe-;  jganrooting around.and';turned,upcoirie,  ;:anclerit';gbld'7pieces: ^Theref was :"Vtle-/  :-.rend.that-the farin;had;;once::beeh^the;  . site'Nof 'ah*oldVnidhastery,'. aiid:7that:iii-  'th'e trbublqus.;:times~6f;;the,,eig-h  .the monks,had'hidden-theliV'treasure'In  the" garde*n.H;',W  1 thatf, John ���������"shquldrthink-: his :pigA-:had.:  discoveredi;;the7;; hiding;'; place LotL": the:  monkish ./gold?r?.He :ga;vo'up: -wbrkii.g  "his,;farm;:a*nd*,devbted::ail:'his;;time: toi  .digging -'about.;the..'*���������'���������; ���������bai-nyard,:;.pulling;  , down'.pld:walls .and gemerally-taidngr'up  ��������� .the/profession: of a treasure-seeker;-Hls;  .spare..'timV."'.w^  :, old,:'manuscripts','':-', trying,: to.fliid:7 some  * records ofi:the; ^forhicr f owners; of /the  ; place.x ;Hls business:went,tb;pieces, his  s menrobibed: hlni .and he;was:even tiially  : n. ipauper; and * went/to die'*;lh. the"poor-:  hbu������f^aU.on:.accpun't!,of^  *: turned up; the.gold SpiecesA;:-;":-':, All-'"':  Sparrow Housekeeping.  I-Iave you eve-r watched a pair of  sparrows when first the house-hunting  and building mania comes upon them?  I-Iow stupendously busy they are, especially the cock, and-what a tremendous  lot he has to say! As a matter of fact,  his missus does all the real work, and  ho supplies all the theory, which she  consistently disregards.  Not that jM'rs. Sparrow works Impetuously, as though time permitted of  no deliberation. On the contrary, she  uses the greatest deliberation in the  performance of every action, however  trivial. Watch her when she Is considering the eligibility of, let us say, a  hit of string which she has found in  the garden path, as material to be used  in the building of a nest over which  she is busy. First she will sit upon a  gooseberry twig a yard or two away  and Inspect that morsel of string from  the south-east.  Then she Will flit over to the apple  tree close by and study It from the  north-west. Then she will examine It  from other points of the compass. At  last she will hop up to It and pull It  about���������apparently accepting it, but -rejecting it again, still uncertain as to  its suitability for some purpose exactly  defined in her foolish little mind. At  last she will decide to use lt, and, seizing lt, she-will fly up' to her nest with  the treasure; but, vacillating once  again, she drops it at the very threshold, and sits upon tlie roof a little  while, eying It and chattering, explaining to her lord, perhaps, that'll  would have done well enough If If had  been longer or shorter, or thicker or  thinner, or heaven; knows what. Finally she will flit down and carry lt  away to use, and behold! to-morrow  "flie has turned It out once more, and  if lies upon the garden path a rejected  thing. Not for long, however, for  either she herself or some other bird  has removed it next time one looks for  the much -considered scrap.  .That conceited and self-asserti ve'little person, her lord and master, Is far  less .deliberate .In his actions. He is  .more .certain of, himself, being convinced'; that he knows everything, and  that to consider and weigh and deliberate, is a waste of time.  He Is anxious to help with the nest-  making, and holds forth without ceasing While his lady builds. Occasionally  he,lends a hand. He catches sight of  a stra'w,- it'may be, or a small piece of  stick, and It occurs to him that here Is  the very thing his foolish wife has  sought for days' and failed to find.  "What does not occur to; him isthat he  Is a garrulous old Incompetent, and  knows no more about nest-building  thanhe does.'about the, layihg.of; eggs.  His wife knows all about him, however, and the'straw 13 turned out of  the nest again as soon as his back Is  turned. He has probably placed lt In  some Impossible position, and���������after  explaining .what a marvelous.fellow he  Is, and what a treasure he has brought  up In the way of building material-  departed, forgetting all about the matter ln,a moment or two. Even when  he sees that straw lying upon the garden path, so conceited Is he that he  does' not recognize it, because he cannot" contemplate the possibility, .of-'..lis  rejection by the missus. He thinks he  has found another treasure. ."There,"  says, he, dumping It .down' by: her side  as she sits resting, perhaps laying a  little egg, in the semi-completed nest;  "there's another splendid straw; how  Is it you, don't .come across them? I  can find them whenever, I like!"���������  "Longman's Magazine."  Chimmie Fad-Vn  on Modern:  Ficti ni.  Kitchener's Aversion For Monocles.  ���������Vonocles are plentiful In Cape Town,  -buL-in-Johannosburg-and-Preturla-they-  a'rei conspicuous only by their absence.  "K" does not like them!   Captain   of a famous cavalry regiment.: out of  ali the swell olllccis, alone refused to  sSve up his monocle for anybody. It  w."s the current report In the regiment  that he. wore it in bed and also when  he touk his bath.  One day Lord Kitchener !' met i';-ths  Tingle pane ofllcer outside the Transvaal Hotel In Pretoria. "One minute,  c.'._itnin,"'- said, the commander, ; "may  1 ii>-k if it Is absolutely necessary Cor  you to wear that glass ln your right  eye'."  "i'n.'is.. certainly, Lord Kitchener���������er  ���������or���������I could, not see without it."  "I am '/sorry  to  hear that, Captain   ,'ns I intended to give you a staff  appointment, but I must have men  around me who: can see well. Kindly  '.report yourself for duty to-the ofiicer  commanding the lines of communication."  Tlie^lscomflled cavalry ofllcer obeyed  the Instructions. Three montlis afterwards he was , taken prisoner by ths  Boers, who stripped him of his clothing and sent him back to camp, still  attired In his eye-glass, (but In nothing  else.  Telephone Etiquette.  Just and authoritative rules are  needed that twill: fit the caller and the  called.-Says "Electrician:" air. Smith,  a busy man of business, summons his  office boy, and says, "Please get Mr.  Jones on the wire." The boy does as  directed. It happens that neither man  has attained the luxury, of a desk set.  Accordingly, when Jones Is Informed  by his boy that Mr. Smith wants to  talkto him,.over the telephone' he lay.-i  aside; what he Is doing and walks to  the Instrument. There he hears the  familiar "Hojd the wire a minute,  Please," and waits patiently, or perhaps Impatiently, until Smith Is notified, that Mr. Jones is "on the wire,"  and goes to the telephone In his-.turn.  Jones has wasted some minutes of his,  __^uabl_e__tlm_s.__;__SmIth,___on__thei_otherl  hand,-has,lost no time;: He could hav<:  saved Jones the waiting by directing  his hoy to call up Jones'.'oflice' and ascertain if he were': in. , Receiving an  afilrmative answer, he could then have  stepped to the telephone and called for  Jones, waiting ^himself until Jones responded.. But In that case Smith would  have waited, and Smith doesn't care to  stand around any more than Jones  does. Little vexations, like great problems, depend so much on the point of  view. "What7 we need is a system of  rules-::that* shall be equally respected  toy Smith and Jones,:whether either be  the seeker or the sought.  "Me fait in de don't worry teeory has  received a fatal fall." says Mr. Paul. "I  had de honor of knowing de gent wh'sc  wrote de book dat itarted de'.-'Don't  Worry Clubs/ Et*ro;*e he wrote d.*:  book he was a fat r.nd hearty .pslssc.i  wit a good digestion and serene minii-  But, alas! ha died wli ivorry teciiu; :  his book was so shy on saliis. But t  stray from de subject on me mind. Ic  is me poipose to improve ine Incotiw  so it will not be a disagreeable subject.  1 am going, sir, ar.d mesdames, tu  wr!-.e a bookl"  "I knowed you could not give up  your small bottles wltout-' taking ui������  some odder vice." says WIddy. "What  will'.-your book be about?"  "About four hundred pages," saya  Mr. Paul, "wit wide margins, and lot*  of white spaces between de lines."  "So dere willbe plenty of room to.  read between de Iir.es?" says Mis*  Fiinnie.  "Yes,- ma'am," says Mr; Paul. "Indeed," he says, "I, was Unking of writing a book wltout nny lines at all, on!>-  de chapter and page numbers, and -leu  each and every polsson who is lnspireiL  to write a book buy mine, and write  his In.It. Dereby I lands iveait beyond^  pipe dreams."  "Would lt not be better," says CMiss  Fannie, "for to begin de chapters ami '���������  let de readers finish 'em?   A little hel!> .  like dat would sell more books."  "Tanks for de tip," says Mr.; Paul.  "I'll start each chapter Hke lt was 0<i*_  foist of a new book; dereby suiting dt  tastes of all. By dis plan I can start  novels of love, history, adventure.  kitchen - gardens, war, cookstoves^anil  odder mysteries, -trolly-cars, foist alii  to injured feelings, and wild animals  dat can talk back. E shall startWit a  hysterical novel; taking a Revolutionary soldier, and statesman; and rnakir.s  him talk like a:Weedy hero."  What's dat? Ouida hero? Well, spell  it any old way you like.  "I shall make him," says Mr. Paul.  "talk like a Ouida; hero, and act like: a  floor-walker."  "You sells a quarter of a million.  copies right dere," says WIddy.  "On day of publication," saya Mr.  Paul.  "All dat is nonsense," says Whiskers.  ���������.What.de people needs Is books dat instruct. I has often bought I wculiL  write a book on de Constitution of da  United States. Nobody knows nottinijt *  about it.   Dey; should be instructed."  "Your poipose," says Mr. Paul, "doe.**  honor  to your heart.      But,  sir,"  ha  says, "I beg you to pause before writing a wold on de subject.   It being m-j*  own poipose to'make a play out of dae-������=  guarantee of our principals and inter-   -  ests," I  has looked  Into de subject  o5"   **  books on it.   I finds, sir, dat, including  woiks  in   four  langwudges,   dere  haa-  been upwards   of   five  tousand book**  wrote on de American Constitution; butf-  not one of 'em has ever been read,   id ���������  was dat Interesting discovery, sir, dai;  filled me wit de poipose for to make as!   -  play out of it, so as-.to introduce di*. -  subject of ,de Constitution .to de peoplec  of dese United States." 1  "But,"   says    Miss    Fannie,    **pap������-  wouid write a better book on de Con-J-  stitution dan anyone has wrote, so ltf  Tvould be read." .... j  "I  agrees iwit   you    on    dat polnt^  ma'am," says Mr. Paul.   "It Is not ba-f  cause so many books has been "wrote ont  de subject dat I advises against aiio-d���������  der, but7 because of de poissonal danger:  of de job.    Already  it is  a.crime to  speak of de Declaration" of Indepind���������  encej and a law  will soon * be pusheiE.  trough Washington making it aihjng-.-  ing offence for to discuss de Constltu-i-  tion except in de way I propose*��������� ?���������* ae>  roaring farce.   I shall call It "De List!  Chord, or Notting Doing.'" '   '.    j.  "You is trying to trap me Into* a Ro-t-  iitical argument," says Whiskerst -.-jlnti-'  you'll get no rise out of m'e," .he scy**..  1  "Let us stick to novels,'" said T*.'. 1- ���������  dy.   "If I was going to write a book 'lor-- .  to increase me income, I'd gadder t*-f  gedder all de true scandals about da  brass-band gang���������what de poipers7 calls  de smart set���������and print 'em aa a. his^l  torlcai novel of de Roman decadence.'  "Your plan has been tried," saya SSx-J  Paul, "but de unhappy autor iu ap-J  rested and sent to Jail for llbeUto^ de���������-,  caying Rome.    Mrs. Burton," ke- says*'--  to_Mlss^Fannie,=^iw!I! -you-obSS__?p--uaJ^;-  wlt your ideas, and a cup of tssa?"  "If I was going to write a novel,-*'-  says Miss Fannie, "I'd write ������ae dat. -  had only children for character*. ���������';;Dat.  would get all de readers der*e> Is, bc--  cause everybody dat Isn't ciillJrert,  loves 'em."       ~ '    ,.  "Excuse me," says Mr. PaoU "true,  your plan Is no eartly; use excer: to-  talk about. : In dese days novel.ti; roc-v  must go, about sticking people>wlt reaC  swords. Tin swords, wooden'mvardi:.  or any kind dat children use would not  solve de poipose of selling a milliom.-  books to strenuous youts and'aialdens*.  in dese warlike times." ' c v^  The "Hen Deceiver."  . Could Not Speak English.  One of the most common faults  among those who speak Incorrectly is  the misuse of English prepositions.  ''Different from" becomes "dirt'erent'to"  in the popular speech of England, and,  too often, "different Uian" In America.  The Now Y'ork "Times" mentions a  queer juggling: of prepositions, tho  achievement of two small-'boys.  "William," asked the teacher, "why  were you absent from school this  morning?"  "Oh, some'un stole nit coat on me."  "Vi'liat's that? Stoie your coat 'on  you".'"  "Aw, he can't talk English," said  .William's.brother'James. ��������� "Hn means  some'un stole,his coat oil 'Im."  '"It says here, Sauiaiithy, thet Reverend Toogfoil-,was it-saloon passenger  on tho '.Majestic' Heats all how them  preachers do cut up when they git  away from hum."���������"Judge."  A friend of mine, says "Plck-Me-  Up." has Invented what he calls a "hen  deceiver,'.' for the purpose of promoting Industry amongst the ladles of the  farmyard. The apparatus is simple,  and consists of a box for a nest, with  a trapdoor for the bottom, so that  when the hen lays an egg it drops  through Into a receiver underneath,  the door; closlng automatically. When  the hen gets up to look for the egg���������It  has gone/and she thinks she has made  a mistake, and lays another.7 A hen  has been known In this iway to lay fifteen eggs at a sitting.  Ping-pong appears to be more sue-1  cessfui than Christianity In India. Th*  native ladles of the Punjab have taken  It up. ,  "What do you mean by saying she  Just celebrated her wooden wedding?"  "Sho.married a blockhead."���������Philadelphia  "Press."  "Goodness! how that railroad stock  does fluctuate." "Yes, it's a wise railroad stock that knows its own par."���������  Philadelphia "Press"."  New Woman���������"Husband, I need a  ;hange. The doctor said my life is too  monotonous. I need excitement." Husband��������� "Try- staying at home."  Greene ��������� They tell me you send a  5001I many things to the magazines, as  well as to the daily papers. Come now,  is there any money in literature?  Browser���������If there isn't it is no fault of  mine.   I never took my out of It.  (To  be Continued.)  Boyish Innocence. 7  In   his   autobiography,    sir   V-TfHei-  Gesant tells this personal story or '.xiy-  sh  innocence:     I   was   one  afternoon  ���������eadlng Walter Scott's "PeveriJ .'<���������_. tha-,  Peak," when two ladles' called.   After  a few minutes of "manners"���������I.*., 1 put  lown  the  book and   sat bolt upright  with folded hands���������as  no one*, notlce*-  m, I relapsed  Into the book, became-  ibsorb^d, and forgot that any one:was  present.   Presently I came upon ap'aa-''  lage  at   which   I  burst   out  laughing  'What is your book, dear *>oyf askeS:-.  3ne of the visitors; ."will you read; n������,-  :he amusing passage?" The words wene  is follows:    "Alice was in the presenot  >f the.king. : *Your Majesty,'' she *.Taid..  If indeed I kneel before King Charlec^.  s the father of your subject*.*     'Of"e.  jood many; of them.'  said the Duk*. of  Buckingham, apart.    Xhe.pasMce \vas������  in   unfortunate   one.     I* bustled   bemuse   the   Immensity   of. the   f:\rillj-  :lcklcd me.   And in reading;lfc again. I.  lurst liito a fresh and inextiuguiEhalile  augh.   Suddenly I became aware that.  30 one else laughed, and that all face*  A-ere stony and all eyes directed ihta.  anconsclous space.   I stopped laughing.,  .vlth many blushes.    But why no on,-  aughed I could not  tell.    "When  thej-  A-ere gone I ran to my own room antl.  ���������ead the passage agalnSand mga',^..    T.  aughed till I cried.    But I felt guilty,  ind I could  not tell  why no onv  else  aughed���������"of a good many of tl:emJ~  l\rhat a family! I am certain, however,,  hat I was regarded ever after by thow������ -  adie?.  who did know- what his Graee-j  if Buckingham    meant,    as a-boy ���������������������  itrange and precocious jrtfjfc1*^   I       ,  1. ^lUbtoljt l&ymU ami "^ailujag  ^[cn's Journal,  Published By  The Revelstoke Herald Publishing Co.  Limited Liability.  .  A. 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In all cases  lb*, bona tide name of the writer must accompany manuscript, but not necessarily for  publication.  Address all communications to the Manager  legibly  NOTICE 10 COI'.r.EsrONnENTS.  1.���������All    correspondence    must   be  written on one side of the paper only  2.���������Correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed with the proper name  ofthe writer.  THURSDAY, SKPTEKUliU 25. 1002.  A CHANCE FOR MR. KELLIE  f Tiik Herald is inforined Unit A.  !McRiie holds, the- dual oflice of Postmaster and Forest Hanger. The salary  in each department is very fair.  Couldn't Mr. Kellie arrange with Mi*.  McH.te foi* one of these positions, and  hand it over to Jlr.-Armstrong, and  thereby keep him out ol* the. "Anny of  the Unemployed.  A GOOD CHOICE.  to start with it is hard to open up a.  claim without running so far irto di.ht  that the banks or thej^hig companies  get it before the monev cnn be taken  out to pay tlieni oil', 'Phis has been  the experience of very ninny this  spring for on Thunder and Dominion  the dumps taken out last winter  sluiced up veiy badly and few owners  on those Creeks ve.ili_.cd sufficient to  pay their debts. The laymen t hud on  my Dominion cluiin did not take out  enough t.o pay their expenses, not  because tho ground was not good but  because their plant could not handle  enough .-dirt' to make expenses, and  they had $2,(X)() worth of machinery  'on tlio'cluiin. The next claim to mine  consisting of exactly the same dirt hud  a $1"),000 plant, and they made good  money, lint in future little winter  work will lie done for it costs too  much Lo hiindle the dirt twice. The  winter dumps have to be thawed out  with steam.in the spring and shoveled  into the sluice boxes, whereas in summer the dirt is hoisted and clumped  directly into the boxes, which are  cleaned up every few days, so that the  miner knows from week lo week just  what he is doing. I think tins coming  winter will be a poor one from a  business standpoint. Nearly all claims  near me here will close down as soon  as the frost stops sluicing.  LK  K MA.S'JitE & SCOTT.  Uanislei's. Solicitors, Etc  Kevelstoke, B. U  J.M.Scott,ll.A���������l.L.l"  JJAKVEY, M'CAlSTEt vt I'lNKHAM  Burrlslors. Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors fur Imperial Hank of Canada,  Coinpanv funds tu loan at8 percent.  l'ntsT Stkkkt, Kevelstoke 11. O.  SOCIETIES.  Red Rose Peitree meets second and fourth  Tuesdays of each mouth; While Rose Hegrce  meets third Tuesday of each quarter, In Oddfellows Hall.   Vlsltini: brethren welcome  S. D.OKOW1.E, .,        T. II. I1AKER,  President. Act. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Regular meetings are held ill the  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Fridav of each mouth, at 1. p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  im A. J .HNSON, W.M  W. G. BIRNEY, Eec.-See.  Whatever the general opinions may  be regarding the decision of the Conservative    convention    to     introduce  paity  politics into  provincial affairs,  there can be no two opinions as to the  wisdom  displayed  in. continuing Jlr.  Charles   Wilson   as   leader in.British  Columbia.    The esteem in  which Iir is  personally held, and the respect whicli  is universally entertained for his ahil-  ���������C7"*~ity, must necessarily reflect upon the  P\\.grganization of  which  he is the head,  ^v'\^and even gain for it adherents which  it otherwise might not have.     At any  '   rate   we   may   be   certain   with   Mr-  Wilson as Conservative leader, politi-  ���������    cal warfare  in this   province  will  be  carried   un.   certainly    with   110   less  energy, but wilh much more courtesy  and fairness than we have always hud  reason   to   expect..���������Vancouver   Province.  Cheap Rates.  The Canadian P'leiHc railway has  announced.' the following rates |iti  connection with the New Westminster  exhibition. Tickets will be on sale on  the main line between Calgary and  Kamloops, and on the Okanagan  branch on Sept. 2Sth, 29th, 80th and  Oct. 1st, good to return until Oct. Oth.  On main line between "Savonas and  Vancouver, tickets will be on sale Sept.  20th,'30th, Oct. 1st and 2nd, good to  retiirnuntil Oct.5th. On the Okanagan  Lake tickets will he sold on Sept. 20th,  29th, and Oct. 1st, good to return until  Oct. Oth. " -'  Vancouver $    .50  ���������Westminster'. Junction..      .10  Port Moody 50  Hammond 05  Har.ey In  Whonnock     1.00  Ruskin     1.10  Mission Junction      1.40.  Suuiiis      1.80  Harrison      2 20  A gassiz     2.50  Vale ���������...--     .3 SO  Nortii Bend     -1.S5  Lytton   -...;   5.05  Spences Bridge      C.'M  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY  ill Oddfellows' Hall at 8  o'clock; Visiting Knights, are  cordially invited.  H.A, BROWN, C.C.  W. WINSOR, K. 01 K. Ai S.  CHURCHES  METHODIST CHURCH. REVELSTOKE.  Preaching services at 11 a. in. and 7::',0 p. 111  Class nicotinic at the close of the morning  service. Sabbath School and Bible Class at 3:80  Weekly Prayer Meeting every Wednesday  evuiiiin. at 7:30. The public arc cordially  Invited.   Seats free.  Rev. C. Ladner, Pastor.  ST. I-ETER S'CHUKCll, 'ANGLICAN.  Eight a.m;, Holy Kucharist: 11 a.m., ma' {lis,  Lit an v and sermon (Holy Kucharist 'first Sunday iii thc month);.'*l!:Mn Sunday school, or  children's service; 7:30 Evensong (choral) anil  sermon. Holy Hay*,���������The Holy Eucharist is  celebrated at *i a.in. or S a.m.7, as announced.  Holv Baptism after Sunday School al 3:15.  c. a."rnouuMEK, Rector.  THE PAYROLL TOWN  FOR THE BIG FREE  MILLING GOLD ORE  PROPERTIES IN FISH  RIVER DISTRICT.  A TEN STAMP MILL  AND SAWMILL NOW  IN COURSE OF ERECTION ON THE TOWN-  SITE OF GOLDFIELDS.  2  WATCH  THIS SPACE  ^tlp  R. F. PERRY,  Resident M>uinger*.  ?y'x"l"t"l*'y't"t"l."t't"X"t"l"X"X'*t*'y']l?*t?'t"l'*X*'^*'t**jl  PRESBYTEBUNCHUnclI.  Service every Sunday at 11 a.in.'and ,7:30 p.m. I  to which all are welcome.     Prayer meeting at  8 p. m. every Wednesday. , '  P.kv.W. C. Calder, Pastor.  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH.  Mass   at 10:30 a. m.,   on  ilrst,  second and  fourth Sundays in the month.  KEV.   KATHER  THAYER.  CONDITION OF  THE  in an interesting letter which Mr.  Thomas McXaugh'T~6f~tlie"Halcyiin-  Hot Springs has received from Mr. A.  H. Mogridge of Sulphur Creek,Yukon.  M r. Mogridge, who holds several interests in that country, thus describe*  the-present condition of business and  mining affairs there:  Things are not improving here.    All  busiaess is  overdone.    No one is making.money.-    Mining has got down to  a business where expenses  have to he  watched as closely as in any other line  The   phenominally   rich     ground   on  K'.dorado and  Bonanza  is worked out  and none lias been found "elsewhere to  replace it.    No new creek that is really  rich   has   been   located   since   the'OS  discoveries, and all  creeks prospected  then are the ones working.'how,    Al)  cairy   a   certain   percentage of   gold.  Most of  the creeks being worked  now  did   not   pay  to work in ;'f)S as cost of  supplies, machinery, freight and working expenses were too great.    "Sow all  these   have   materially   been reduced  but the  initial outlay now, costs more  for these creeks need large machinery  Ashcroft  Savonas      7.75  Kamloops      8.50  Shuswnp       9.:>0  Salmon Arm     10.00  Sicamous Junction    11.00  Kevelstoke    12--*>  1 lleaillewnet    I3-20  Glacier    13.65  Beaver Mouth    13A0  Donald   l-**"������  Golden    I"'-'20  Palliser '    15-*50  Field    16.2S  Hector    ir"-50  ""Ciggan'....."...". ���������"��������� "-l"J-.70"=  Banff    17-75  Anthracite    I"*90  Canmore ���������'  1S.20  Morley    19-���������  Cochrane    1"*"������  Calgary...-.    20-25  SALVATION   ARMV.  Meeting every night in their  Hall on Front |  Street.  Baker and  ;   Confectioner  A full and" complete  line of  GROCERIES  ~*  ���������:'.*���������  ;-l*~.  ":<:  *.-*.  :* I  ������������������'���������*'.  ������������������;..*;  :y*  -,-'-*  y*  :L*  *;7'*,  ������������������'-���������*���������  *  ������������������*,  ;*  "*'  -xC^ksfa-  Ganadian Pacific  H  EDWARD  TAXIDERMIST.  DEEP. HEADS, BIRDS, Etc. MOCSTED,  JU^l-SW Kls^k^AS  CHURCH  Third Street.  Iirst ami Paramount Absolute Security to roller-Holders.  IMPERIAL.   LSFE   ASSURANCE   CO.  OF UANADA.    HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO, ONT.  BOARD  OF DIRECTORS.  ������ Cor. Mackenzie Ave.  ���������4"  *  *  *  ���������*���������  *  *  *���������  *  *���������"-  -.*���������.  *  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  ,   AND ASSAYER.  Royal School ol Mines, Ixradon.    Seven years  at  Morfa   Works,  Swansea.     17   years   Chief  I.atei:henii.*'tand Af<=ayer, Hall Mines. Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Ferguson. B.C.  and Railway Street. *  j   ; l^*������J*|M^*^������l^������|M|Mj������������^������jM|ilJ������tJlljMjM|i������|i������|l������Jl^  Jas. I. Woodrow  ttiti.  J    A. KIRK.  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyor.  KEVELSTOKE, B.C.  Knderhy.   11.70  Armstrong    12.00  Vernon    12.40  Okanagan Landing    12 "i'i  Kelowna     KI 10  Penticton ..........*...... "11.45 ������  Past-engers who hold tickfts issued  as iihove'iind'who wish also to visit the  Victoria Kxhihition, Oct. 7th to 11th  inclusive, can have their tickets extended for a period of eight dnys.on  application to the ticket agents at  Vancouver 01* New Westminster, and  upon the purchase of tickets to Victoria and return.  E. MOSCROP - ��������� -  Sanitary Plumbing, Hot  Water  And Steam Heating. Gas  Fittin  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  JESH^  Retail Dealer in���������.,  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc,  Fish and Game in Season   Washington, n. C, and  return   %U 35  Good goinc Scpteral)er29 and DO, returning  within CO days.  WEST  New Westminster and  return,   ���������$12 35  Good coins-September '28tli to October lat,  inclusive, returning until October Oth.  For full information call on  or address  President��������� Hon. Sir Oliver Mnwnt, I'. C , li. i... M 0  1st. Yiee-1'rcMdent,    . E. Ames, rresideiu Toronto Hoard ol irado.   ���������-,  2nd. Vlee-1'resident, 'I. llrudi-liaw, . . 1. ���������'.,  Actuary The Imperial Life Assurance Co. of Canada.  MANAGING DIRECTOR  l'.C. cox,  DIRECTORS.  Hon. Sir Maiikciizie Howell, l'.C K.C M, ������., Senator,'Kx-Prlmc Minister of  Hni'li N  llnlr.i.'iriiiii Mcrcli.-uU, Director Western Assurance Cimpniiy.  A. K.    iiiii|'. J.:. " .   l'l'i'sliloiit.  Kemp ManiitacHiringOonipaiiy,  hx-I'residcnt  Ti.roiU'J I'ort.'d of Tra-le.  Win :<lii..l!i.ii/.ii:, I'lv-ldeiiiTwiMiito Kallway Co..       ..   ,������   .  . !i. . "clcs, .11. 11. K   H'l d.. ,:tu, ..imdon, Ont. *   .        ��������� ,  Hon. Wm. Ilariv, M. V.. President  . niiail'an Locomotive Co., kln.'Ston, Out.  Warren Y. Sopcf, of Eliearn iSSoper, Director Ottawa fclec Jic Mrcel Kallway  flompiinv, Ottawa, . .. ,        ,  George B. Keeve, Kx-2iiil Vice-President and General Manager Grand   Iniuk  Railway Company.- ;' ,  Samuel.I. Moore, Secrelarv and Manager Carter-Crume Co., l.linitud.  Hon. H. 1:. World, Vice-l'reslilent Toronto General Trusts Corporation.     ���������  U.S. Holt, President Sovereign   Hank of Canada, President Montreal .Light,.  Heat .t Power Co., Montreal .......'  Thomas J. Drummoiul, Messrs. Uruiiiiiifind, MeCall & Co., Mon treal.  J  J. Kumiv, Vice-President Western ic Hrltlsh America Ausurance Companies.  Chester D.'.Mnssev, l'rcsident Massey-Uarrls;Co., Toronto.   -  Charles McGill, General Manager, The pntarioUiink.  Good Agents'Wanted���������Address,  J. W. W. STEWART, Provincial Man., Vancouver.  T. W. Bradshaw,  Agent  Kevelstoke.  E, J. Coyle. .  Assist. Gen.  Passenger 'Agent  Vancouver.  ..���������-^p*8"     '  FOR SALE.  KAl'.JI rnn.SAl.K, good bill ���������  10 Mrs. W. Willis   KKvKI.STi.iKr.,-B.C*.  i   FARM FOB SAl.B,������|{nort>bulWlns������.    Apply  Corner Douglaa  KIhk Streets  All orders promptly fllled.  RBYBMOKB, B.S  HARES  NOTICE.  XOTICE Is hereby given that SlQ.dayt. after  date I fntend to ap'.ly to the Chief Commissioner of i-ands and Works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the following described  lands   in   Kast Kootenay, commencing at a post marked "D. Morgan's south-  ... . .    , '.���������..���������"      ������icast corner post," situated on the v/est bank of  plants to get   out   large   quantities of   the Columbia river, about 1>'J miles north from  ..... .      ,,        ,   . . W..I. Cummings north  east post and running  dirt to make the claims pay, for its on ���������   ���������     ���������*- ���������..him���������i,���������in. rhenca  an average from 30 to 10 ft. to hedrock.  Kldorado and Bonanza were shallow-  say from C to 20 feet so coukl be  worked with wood fires to thaw with  in the old days without macliinery  and are now mostly worked with open  cuts, and the latest of modern machinery, that work ever all the old ground  handled previously by the old iashion-  ed methods, and still take out lots of  gold. Sulphur, Hunker, Dominion  and Quartz are all low grade creeks  and expensive to work. Now, unless  a man has from $5000 to $C0CO capital  TIME TABLE  S. S. Revelstoke  During Hi^h Water.  Loftve Kittrht-MHe LninHm**���������  Kvory Tmssrtny 'and Friday at fi a. m������  Leave La Porte-���������  Every Tuesday and. Friday at 2 p.m.  Special Tripw between  re^ulur    ailiriK-',  will be made.in any eaie where b������������I-  offered wnrrants same.  'The   Company ������������������. reserve    the    ri������htj to  cliant?e . time    of    SKilin^s    without  notice.  BELGIAN  The quickest bn:i*ili*rs and greatest  money maker**,   in   the   *.mall   stock  lin*.* of llu* present d.iv.       Full   hreil  stock of FASHODAS.  Prirc���������$6 and Sir. per pair,'  .iccordinj; to ajfe.  THOS. SKINNER,~Revf*lstoke. R. C.  FORSLUND,  Master.  R. W. TROUP,  Mate ami Purser.  w. .1. otimmniKH iio.v.i  ^...-.v r..,. ...  west -10 chains, thence north 100 chains, thenctt  east-10 chains, tlienee south   Wx  chains alone  the bank of  the   Columbia river to the initial  point of commencement.  Dated the With 'lay or August, 1902.  f>. MORGAN.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby Kiver, that M flRyj after  TIME TABLE  HOW ABOUT  THAT SUIT  Of Clothe"? you promised  yourself ttiis FALL.  Our FhII Ht.ork is now the  most complete, in Sl.C.  Our Fancy.Goo.".*'art. all  new with  new.'coIoi-h  and  the latest ctripes.  Aive them .heforc , leavini;  your order elsewhere.  R. S. WILSON,  ���������'FnahiormVilo Tailor.  Next the McCarty Block.  WOOD  For Sale.  The undersigned havliiK contracted for the  whole of McMalion Bros, wood Is prepured to  supply .Mill wood at  $2 Per Load  iaP~Oedar Cordwood���������?S.00 delivered..^9  _E8p-llHrdwood at Cf|iially low rates.  ..Thos. Lewis..  Orders left at C* B. Hume .t Co., Morrfs ic  Bleed's, or at mill will have prompt attention.  REVELSTOKE    FURNITURE   CO'Y.  THE    SUPPLY     HOUSE     FOR     NORTH     KOOTENAY.  ���������WE keep a larger and better stock than any .bouse between  . .Winnipeg and ^Vancouver.    Quartered .Oak.Tablea! Rockers.  Bedroom Suites.    A splendid  lino   of   Couclfes",   Morris'   Cbairs", and  everything a First Class House carries.  Cabinet Making, Upholstering, Picture Framing, etc.  |    H. G.'.PARS  RSON, President.  M. J. O'BRIEN, Managing Director -  me Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.  Limited Liability.  Carry a full and complete line ol  Scotch and Rye Whiskies, Boandies, Rums,  Holland, Old Tom, London Dry and Plymouth Qlns,  Ports, Sheries, Clarets, Champagne, Liquors  *)  Imported and Domestic Cigars.  fkki: nua merts all trains.  FIRST CLASS   ACCOMMODATION.  HEATED BY HOT AIB*  ��������� BBAgONABLB BATES.  S.S. ARCHER OR S. S. LARDEAU j ������336,93^^  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop.  Hotel Victoria  .*.  Prompt delivery ot parcels, baggage, etc.  to any part of the city  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief ConiiH  sioner ol Lands and Worlia for aapefla] license  to cut and carry away limber from the following described lands in Kant Kootenay.com  mcnc'lng at a post marked "W.J dimming'*  north- ast earner post," situated on thc west  bank of thc Columbia Kiver opposite .lames  MeMahon's .camps, thence west 40 chains,  theuce south lx'i) chains, thence east 40 chains,  thenee north ICO cliains along the.bank of the  Columbia river to the Initial post, theplaceof  commencement.  Dated the 20th day of August, 1902. ,  W. J. CAMMING.  Running between Arrowhead Thomson's  r.n.Hniimiiromapllx. commencing October  14th,19Uir������m'"Si ������ '������'"-������������������������������������-������������������ weftlhcr "**crmit-  lI^avlng Arrowhead for Thomson'/* Landing  and Comaplix twlcedally-iok. and lf.k.  ,���������.,i��������� comaplix and 'homson's Landing  f������l *%VnwhM������? twice daily-7:lf.k and ll>:ir.k  '"taking close connections witli all C. P. R.  Steamers and Trains.  Theowners ro������crve the right to change times  of failings -without notlce.i  I Th9 Prad Robinson Lumber Co., limited  For Sale  TWO KcHidem-coi. MeKenzle Avonne. wllth  modern improvement!, V..O0 each on cas.  lerms. .  ��������� ..  IWO Kesklences on Third Street. ea������t, very  convenient for railway men, 51800 each, cany  terms. '      .  ONE   Residence on  First Street,  cast,  cash  ������������������'���������[)������������������ Apply to,  IIAEVEY, MCCATKER & PINKHAM.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  All orders left at R. M. Smylhe's Tohacc.  store, or by Telephone So." will receive prompt  attention  Brown & Guerin, 'Props.  ELECTRIC BELLS AND LIGHT IN EVERY BOOM,  IIOUKLY STREET (JAM      ��������� BAR WELL SUPPLIED BY THE CHOICEST)'  MEETS ALL TRAINS. \ -- WINES," LIQUORS AND CIGARS '  P. BURNS & CO'Y.  I r-.fr.  Whoiesaie .������.ntl Retail Dealers  Notice       ��������� -, ���������  I hereby gi^e notice that no person  . is to buy anything from our premises  I without my concent. ���������'.-  Mrb. P. Stacet.  PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     MliiTON.     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  \ y V  /Bi  Finding: the Right Doctor.  "T  | HERE was a poor woman,  whose son was dreadfully  111,' and she wanted to get  him a doctor; "but som***-  liow, Instead of __roln__r for  the doctor, sho fell asleep,  and dreamt that her son was Ul, and  that sho was going for the doctor. She  ���������went flrst (in her dream) to the hous<>  of the flrst physician In the town, but,  when she arrived, the door was i  crowded with a number of pale beings, j  who were congregating around lt and .  calling out to those within. So the woman asked them what they were, and  they said, 'We are the spirits of those  who have been killed by the treatment  of this doctor, and we are oome lo  make him our reproaches.' So the woman was horrified, and hurried away  to the house of another doctor, but  there she found even more souls than  before; and at each house she went to  there were more and more souls who  complained of the doctors who had  killed them. At last she came to the  house of a ,very poor 'little doctor, who  lived ln u cottage In a very narrow,  dirty street, and there were only two  souls lamenting. 'Ah!' she said, 'this is  the doctor for me; for, while the others  have killed so many, this.g-ood man In  all the course of his experience has  only sent two souls out of the world.'  So she went in and said, 'Sir, I have  come to you because'of your experi-  .ence, because of your great and Just  reputation, to ask you to heal my son.'  As she talked of his great reputation  the doctor looked rather surprised,' and  at last he said, 'Well, madam, it Is  very flattering, but If is odd that you  should have heard so much of me, for  I have only been a doctor a week.' Ah!  then you may Imagine 'What the horror  of the woman was���������he had only 'been a  doctor a week, and yet he had killed  two persons! ... So she awoke, and  she did not go for a doctor at all, and'  her son got perfectly well."���������From "The  Story of My Life," by Augustus J". C.  Hare.  Building for The Ages.  TO Illustrate the slow and painful  evolution of social progress,  Olive Schreiner, in a recent  article, uses the figure of cathedral-building. She says:'  "He who to-day looks at some great  Gothic cathedral in Its final form seems  to be looking at ' that which  might have been the dream of  some single soul of' genius, who,  waking   in   the   morning,   found   the  ��������� dream a reality." But -\n truth its  origin was far otherwise. 'Ages elapsed  from the time the flrst rough stone was  - laid as a foundation till the last spire  >  and pinnacle    were    shaped,  and    the  hand-which laid, the foundation-stone,  was never the same as that which set  _ the. last stone upon the coping. Generations succeeded'one "another, laboring  at gargoyle, rose-window and shaft,  and died, leaving the work to others;  the flrst master-builder  who drew  up  - the flrst rough outline passed away  and was succeeded by others, and the  details of the work as completed bore  but faint resemblance to the work as he  devised it; no man fully understood all  that "others had done or were doing,  but each labored in his place, and the  work as completed had unity; it expressed not the desire and necessity of  one mind, but of the unknown human  spirit. And not less essential to the  existence of the building was the labor  of.the humble workman who passed his  ' life iii carving "gargoyles and shaping a  few rose-windows, than- that of the  loftiest master-builder who drew ��������� the  general .outlines. And-lt was heroic;  for the master-builder who, though lt  were but vaguely, had some image of  what the whole work would be when  ,. the last stone was laid upon the cop-'  inr and the last spire raised, It was  easy to labor-with devotion and zeal���������  though well he might know that the  placing of that last stone and the raising of that last spire would not be his,  * and that the building in its full beauty  . and strength he should never see.   But  for the Journeyman laborer who carried  ,.on   his  stones,   and  month   by  month  tolled, carving at his-own little  gar-  ��������� -goyle or shaping, the traceries in his  little'oriel window, without any vision  Of what the Whole *������������������ >>uld be when, com-  ��������� pleted, it waB not .-.o easy; neverthe***  less, lt wai through the conscientious  ' labors   of  such   al. ue,, through   their  __'.heaps_o_;_chlpped=.-and_spoiled- stones,-  ( their half failure's  and  almost* blind  successes, that at  ihe last   the    pile  could be reared in its strength    and  beauty," . .  Vaccination de Rigueur.  THE epidemic of smallpox in London, England,, has,-It seems,  given rise to a curious innovation. - Invitations are sent out  for tea; on whlch.it is stated  :here will be���������not dancing, but vaccination. The sterner sex is represented by a doctor; tea Is served at  .'our o'clock, and at flve vaccination  begins. Whether this be true or not,  they went one better ln France a. few  years ago. There was an outbreak of  smallpox ln Paris, and a leader of  tt*Jj'PR ^a* stJ*������fK "fif-h the idea of  fitting aU her friends yacefnateft. Sh*  issued invitations to a ball, which  ended ln a superb cotillion. She Informed her guests that the latter would  contain an entirely new; figure. It did.  The nieh had -to submit to vaccination  on the arm; tbe women on the calf of  the leg. This is; how lt was carried  out: After a "tour-de-valse," each man  brought his partner'to the doctor. She  gracefully raised her skirt; there waa  f. }ltt|e cry on the part of the patient,  '|.poth(=r"*"'fpifr-de-yal3e,ii ipd she was  ���������re-conducted ' to" h'er' place. "lhe men  had. to take off" their coats and display  a corner of their biceps. From this it  will be seen that England has not the  monopoly of eccentric Ideas.  ftf, EpbfWT������ss.ng* Hggpf,  ' The obsequiousness of those who hope  to advance themselves by being exceedingly polite to- their superiors in  ofllco sometimes assumes an amusing  aspect,  a certain head of a government fle-  pnrtment was Jnvlfed, says a daily p_f._*  per, fo d'ne with others at a table wttl>  g. cafilrjef. mlnjs'tep. 'During the dinner  the former, who happened to be placed  {yfottytqh 0* door and a vyJiNjow, and ha/}  paid nothing a( all, ��������� egar> to pifoojso.  "Are yog taking '"old, Mr, Brown?"'  ���������sked the cabinet minister,  "I believe I have that honor and  pleasure," answered Mr. Brown, how>  lag very respectfully.  Anecdotal.  A country "convert, full 'oi zeal, offered himself for service In his flrst  m-iiyer-meeUiig remarks. "I'm ready to  do anything the Lord asks of me," lm  said, "so long as It's honorable."  Some years ago at a Jlardi Gras ball  at the Hopkins Institute in Sun Francisco, a man. masked, approached a  woman, masked, and asked her Cor a  cliinee, as is considered right and proper at Miii'dl Gr.is. "Hut I don't know  you, sir," nnld the lady In her most lcy  tono. "Well, I'm taking tis big a risk  as you are," retorted the man.  A tender-henrted youth was once  present at an Oxford supper, where thn  fathers of those assembled wore being  roundly abused for their parsimony in  supplying the demand*, of their sons.  At last, after having long kept silence,  he lifted up his voice in mild protest.  "After nil, gentlemen." he sald,^"let us  remember that ihey are our fellow-  creatures."  The Chatsworth (Ont.) "News" says:  "A good Juke Is told on a Chatsworth  young mini who went to Owen Sound  one day last we������k and dropped Into Dr.  Lang's ollice to be vaccinated. The  doctor asked hiin If he had ever been  vaccinated before ancl he replied: 'I've  been vaccinated twice and bapllzc.l  three times and neither one of them  took.' The doctor hesitated^ but linally  concluded to vaccinate-him, and Judging from the way he holds his arm the  third vaccination 'took,' even If th.;  third baptism didn't."  Jacob A. Hlis tells of an Irish teamster who went to the priest In a fright;  he had seen a ghost on the church wall  as he passed It in tho night.* "And what  was It like?" asked the priest. "It was  like nothing so much as a big ass,"  said Patrick, wild-eyed. "Go home,  Pat! and be easy," replied the priest,  soothingly; "you've only seen your own  shadow."  Thomas Bailey- Aldrlch once received  a pathetic letter In a feminine hand announcing the death of a little daughter  and asking if he would not send ln liU  own handwriting a. verse or two from  "Babie Bell" to assuage the grief of  the household. Aldrlch sent the whole  poem, and not long after saw lt displayed In the shop of an autograph  dealer, with a good, round price attached thereto.  Senator Cullom of Illinois was asked  by a correspondent why the Committec-  on Foreign llelations had enjoined secrecy on the text of the new treaty  with Great Eritain, when the text nf  the treaty was printed ln all the morning papers. "Just so, Just so," said the  senator; "that's the reason the injunc  tion of secrecy was placed upon the  treaty. We knew that if we made It  public at once not a paper In the eoun-  ' try would print its full text."  "During his visit to New York Thackeray was very much attracted by the  beauty and brilliancy of a Miss B., and.  in accordance,* with foreign custom,  made a morning call, when she di.d not  expect anyone. - Hearing some talking  in the lower hall, she leaned over "thi-  banisters and asked the servant who it  was. "It's Mr. Thackeray, ma'am."  "Oh, damn Thackeray!" replied Miss' B.  "No," said Thackeray, who'could not  but hear the remark, "It's not Misthcr  O'Dam Thackeray, but Mr. Makepeace  Thackeray." And, with a laugh, Miss  B. came down.  The venerable Mr.  believed unqualifiedly in Boston, as not ^the hub  only, but the forward wheels'alsb, of  the universe. The excellent old gentleman," having confessed to L. G. that he  had never found time, during his busy  life, to read Shakespeare, -was advised  to do so during the-winter then approaching. In the spring G. called on  the estimable citizen, and casually  asked If he had read any of the plays  during the season just passed. "Yes,"  he replied, "he had read them all." '"Do  you like them?" ventured G., feeling his  way cautiously to an opinion. "Like'  them!" .replied' the old man, with ef~  fusive ardor; "that is not the word,  sir! They are glorious, sir; far beyond  my expectation, sir! There are not  twenty men ln Boston, sir,' who could  have written those plays!"  Lord John (Russell) with a curious  artlessness of disposition which made  It impossible for him to feign a cordiality he did not feel, united an astonishing want of tact. Once.-at a concert  at Buckingham Palace, he was seen to  get up suddenly, turn, his back on the  Duchess..of. Sutherland.-by. whom_he  "had. been sitting, walk to the remotest'  part of the room, and sit down by the  Duchess of Inverness. "When questioned  afterwards as to the cause of his unceremonious move, which had the look  of a quarrel, he said: "I coujd not have  sat any' longer by that great flre; I  should have fainted." "'Oh, that was u  very good reason for moving; but I hope  you told the Duchess of Sutherland  why you left tier." "Well���������no. I don't  think I did that. But I told the Duchess of Inverness why I came and sat  'by her."  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby jjiven that 30 clays  after cl.-iu. I will apply to the Chief Coin-  niissionei- of Lands and Works lor a  special license to cm and carrv awav  limber from the following described land's  in Kast Kootenay :���������Commencing- at a  post marked "A. Nl. Pinkliam's north-east  corner post" situated on tlu* south bank ol"  iho Columbia river about 100 yards below  Gold creek; thence west 40 chains; llicnec  south 160 chains; thence cast 40 chains;  tlicnce north 160 chains to the* point of  conniieiu-cineni.  Dated this 30tlul.1v of August, 10.0.2.  A'. M. PINKHAM.  ustoticie  NOTICK i.s hereby j^iven Hint 30 days  after date 1 will apply lo the* Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license lo cut and carry away  timber froni the following described lands  in Kasl Kootenay :���������Commencing al a  point marked ".M.J. O'Hrien'.s south-east  corner post" aiul situated on llie north  side of the Columbia river about }4 mile  below Hush river; thence west alonif the  Columbia river So chains; thence north 80  chains; (hence easl So chains; thence .south  So chains lo the poinl ol" commencement.  Daled this iCih day of August, 1902.  M. J. O'BRIEN.  IsTOTICB  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I will ap'-ly to the Chief Commissioner of Laiuls and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber fiv;i the following described lands  in Easl "Kooienay :���������Commencing- at a  post marked "M. J. O'Brien's .south-cast  corner post" and situated 2 miles below  Bush river, on the north bank of the Columbia river; thenee west 80 chains; ihence  north So chains; thence easl So chains;  thence soulh So chains to thc point of  comnieneement.  Dated this 27th day of August, 1902.  M. J. O'BRIEN.  The Use of tbe Word "Cady."  It Is said that It is coming to be the  fashion again to use the word "lady,"  and that the word "party" Is also ln  better favor. For some years modish  persons have called ladies "women."  and I>art|������s 'functions.',' "There wiU  some ea.pi.sa for the former substitution  because "lady" was'worked to death,  and so misused as to make It ridiculous. But vague as Its meaning is, lt  has a meaning (or meanings), to the  conveyance of-which it Is indispensable,  and - the folks who have dismissed it  from their vocabularies have not been  persons of much philological discernment.  The use of "function" for "party'.', has  been a mej-e fad that must'have started  fta'a. pleasantry ahd gradually became  3. habit. It makes it possible to speak  of a row at a bail as a "functional disorder"; but even that doesn't warrant  Its vogue. It is a poor, borrowed, anglicized word, which the British-American language doesn't need.  Quite Tod Rominttc,  *.   - .  "I uay, Is this here the novel you advised me to read?" said, the cabman to  fhe librarian. "Yes." replied the librarian; "that's the one." "Well," said  the cabman, ''you can just take it back.  There's nine people in the flrjt four,  chapters "\yliq hired cabs." and each q������  'em,' when he got out, Ulung his purse'  lo the driver.: Xqw.'wh'eri I'v>*ant that  sort of literature, I'll go to Jule-j Verfie  and get It pure."  *��������� ���������'     . _*^     ������. ..  ���������'No,** said the landlady, "we cannot  accommodate you. We only take ia  single gentlemen." "Goodness," replied  Mr. Marryatt; "what makes you think  I'm twins?"���������Philadelphia. "-Record."  tsTOTIOB  NOTICE i.s hereby given that 30 clays  .ifler date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands "anil . Works for a  special license to cm and carry away  timber from lhe following described lands  in Easl Kootenay:���������Commencing al a  post marked "G. S. MeCarter"*. north-east  corner post" and situated on thc north side  of the Columbia river, about a quarter of  a n-.ilo from lhc head of creek emptying  out of a lake near the* confluence of -Bush  river and Columbia river; llience west 80  chains; thence south So chains; thence  cast So chains; thence norlh So chains to  the,point of commencement.  Dated (Ms 29th d.iy of August, 1902.  ,    _-   ���������' G. S. McCARTER.  zsroTiCE  NOTICE is hereby given .that 30 clays  after'dale-1 will apply to" the Chief Commissioner ��������� of Lands., and Works for a  special license'to'cut and carry away  limber from the following described lands  in East- Kootenay :���������Commencing at a  post marked "G. S, McCarter's northwest corner post" and situated on the  north side of the Columbia river due north  from the head of Surprise Rapids about  1 yi miles in on the trail; thence east 160  chains; thence south 40 chains; thence  west 160 chains; thence north 40 chains to  lhe point of commencement.  Dated thi.s 28th August, 1902.  G.  S. McCARTER.  -  . ZETOTIOEl-  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I will apply 10 the Chief Commissioner of Lands ' and Works for a  special license lo cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands  in East Kootenay :���������Commencing at a  post marked "A. E. Kincaid's spu'th=west|  corner post1' aiid situated on the north  bank of -the Colupibia river, aboul one-  half mile below Bush river; thence nortli  So chains;���������thencc-easl���������80-chains; thence  south So chains; llience west 80 chains to  the point of comnipncepirnt.  Dated this 26U1 August, 1902.  A, E, KINCAID.  ' NOTIOE  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  afler date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands  in East Kootenay:���������Commencing al a.  post marked "A. li. Kincaid's north-west  corner post" situated on the south bank  of the Columbia river, about 1 % miles  below Gold Crock; thence easl 40 chains;  ihcnce south 160 chains; thence we*,t 40]  chains; thence norlh 160 c.iVilisL 10 tf>e  point of conii.ieiipep.eiit,'  Dated Ill's ?7lh A11g11.1i, 1902.    ' v  A. E. KINCAID.  - ZsTOTIOIE    .  NOTICE is herby given that 30 days  after date I will apply to thc Chief Coin?  missioner of Lands and \YprW4" far ' tt  special license \q yu. "and "carry away  timber from the following "described lands  in East 'Koo'feriay :���������Commencing at. a  post marked ' "JY. Kilpatrjck's north-west'  corner posi'*' situated on the'south"bank of  the Columbia river about^00'yards be,t"^.  Gold creek; thence south i$g chains,  ihence east 40 chains; Iheijc.e.'^oci.hj i,'6oj  chains; ihencp W'Gst 40 chains*to ^he.'poirit  of corr.mence^ejil.'    ' ' '   ���������**  Dated ihe 301I1 day ot August, 1902.  T. BILPATkick.  nsroTioiE  NOTICE  is   hereby given. that -jq tj&������  missioned   of   Landl' and   Works   for a  after fa\tp \ wlft Jippjy  \o the Chief Cojn-:  special license "to" ^ut a_nd carry ****way  timber'from the 'fpJ|owin_g described lands  in Ea*it Kpotena.y j���������Commencing at a  post marked *"T. Kilpatrifk's north-east  corner post" situated on the south bank of  the Columbia river about 1% miles below-  Gold Creek; thence south 80 chains;  ihence west So chains; thence north 80  chains; thence easl 80 chains to the point  of commencement.  Dated the 27th day of August, 1902.  T. KILPATRICK,  3STOTIOE  NOTICE is liei'obv given that al a  meeting of the Board of Licensing Commissioners ofthe City of Revelstoke, to be  held after the expiration of 30 days from  the first publication of this notice, I intend  to apply lor an hotel liquor license to bo  granted to mc in respect of the premises  erected ancl to be erected upon the west  half of I-ols Ten, Eleven and Twelve,  Block Sixteen, Plan 636, Revelsloke,  known as Ihe Brown Block.  Dated this ninth day of September, 1902.  JOHN C.  LAUGHTON.  -t-TOTiaiE]  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a.  special license lo cul and carry away  timber from lhe following described lands  in East Kooienay:���������Commencing al a  post marked "A. M. Pinkham's norlh-east  corner post" situated on the south bank of  the Columbia river, 2^4 miles below Gold  creek; ihcnce south So chains; Ihence  west So chains; (hence north So chains;  theuce easl So chains lo the point of  commencement.  Dated lhe 27th day ol August, 1902.  A. M.  PINKHAM.  NOT5CE  TAKE NOTl KthntfiOilnvsalterUatel Intend  to ii]i|ily to the (Jhief Commissioner of  [.amis nud Works for iieriiilHsloii to rut mul  uarry nwny tiinber Irom the following ile**-  pribeil hind***:  CommoK'inj,' nt I). Kennedy's No. 1 Po.st at  13 Mile, running west ���������Wclininr.; tlienee north  Sn ch Ins; thenee east-10 ehnins; thenee south  SO ehnins to thc-point of commencement,  following Flsh River.  Daled this 20th'dav of August 1802.  I)  KENNEDY.  NOTICE  TAKE XO'I ICE Hint CO dnys nfter date I intend  to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lnuils ami Works for permission to cut mid  carry nwuv timber from the following iles-  eribodlanils :  Commencing nt II. Wright's No. 1 l'ost at 18  Mile, thence running west 40 ehnins; thence  nortli 100 ehnins; th.*ncc enstlO ehalns; th .nee  101HI1 100 ehnins to the point of commencement, following I-'ish River.  Dated this ���������.tltli'day of August, 1902.  I il. WRIGHT.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that GO days nfter date I  intend to upply to thc Chief Commissioner of  Lands und Works for permission to cut and  carry awnv- timber from the following described lands: -  Commeneiiignt n post mnrked Alice Perry's  .southeast eiirner post, bitunted about i!00 feet  from Seott Creek, thence nest-Hlchains; thence  north 100 chains; thence enst *I0ehnins; thence  .south 100 chains, to Hie place of commencement; con mining 010 acres. o  ALICE PERRY.  " Goldfields, B^C, July 21th, 100'.!.'  Certificate of Improvements.  -   NOTICE.  Halifnx nnd Gibraltar No.2mineral claims  situate in the Arrow Lake.mining division of  West Kootenny. Hist riet.-*  Where localed���������Tno miles from the head of  Canyon Creek.  ��������� Take notice that I. A. R. Heland, agent for  J.'R. Jninies-on, F. M. C. BfiSOi;); T. .Mathews,  1 MC 1.03111; .IB Hull, B4.">992; J L Farwlg,  1)72922; intend sixty days from the date hereof  to nppiytothe Mining Keeorder for a ccrlticate  of improvement*, for the purpose of obtaining  a crown grant of the above claims.  . And further take notice that nctlonunder  section 87 must be-commenced, before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated tliis'srd dny of Sept, 1902, a. D.  '  -'  -'������������������ .     -, '- -, '."- A.' R. IIBYLAND.  Certificate of Improvements.  GOLDEN EaGLE fneral Claim, situate-in  the Revelstoke Mining Division of West  Kootenay District.     . ,      , -   -  Whore located :���������In Ground Hog Basin, on  McCullongh Creek.  TAKE N TICE thnt 1, George S. MeCarter,*  ngnnt for Louise Lcontine Graham", Free  Miners'Certificnte No. ii. 70.410 and ior Gus  Lund Free Miner's Certificate No. B 48074,  inlend, sixty dnys frerfl the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Impr Yemenis, f**r the purpose of obtaining  xi Crown Grant of the above claim.  A nd further tnke notice that action, under  Section 87, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certitieate of Improvements.  Dated this 4th day of August,    . D���������1902.  '  ��������� ,        GHOr 8. McCARTER.  Certified te-of���������improvements^  ",   "2"r6TIC"El,        '      ',  Londonderry, Golden Rod No. 2, Hailstorm  mineral claims,- situate In the Arrow Lake  Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located���������On Canyon Creek, joining  the Londondery, M. C.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, A. U. Heyland, Agent  for T. Mathews, F.M.C,, B 03111, J. 14. Jnmieson.  B ('.8013, intend sixty dnys from the date hereof  to apply to thc Milling Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of  obtaining n Crown Urnntof the above claini..  And further that notice   that  action uhdii;  section 37  must  be  commenced   b;iQ;ii the  issuance of such certificate of i*^li\o,v<imei\t,s.  . Dated this 3rd dny o,( S{i������Y. 1������J2, A. ...  ".    -' A, H. HEYLAND.  Certificate of Improvements.  3STOTIOE.  Edna, Alice nnd .vorlnnd MW*������ml claims,  situate In the Rcvelsto'io Mining Division of  West Kootenay District, " 'p  Where locwtcd l-^Lafoijsie Creek. Big Bend.  T-"*������ifStpTIl.Ktliat'l, W. e: McLaychlbi,  Fr*c Miper.'s Certificate No. D. 67270, intend,  ixty davs from t,he dnte hereof, f. apply to tha  Mining Recorder for n Certificate of IninTm-e-  ments,' for the purpose of obtaining a Cwwu  Grant of the above cla ms.      . ���������     ,** "    ^v  And fumer take notice tn_u acttou, UDdur  W. B^McLAVC'iJi-lN.  Certificate of Improvements.  *     ZETOTTQB  Shamrock, Mammoth. ' ipalrvlow, Maple  Leaf, Arabian, Jlctlc^r, ^(j Victoria IV  minora! ela.ia.s, situate in thc Revelstoke  Mining Division of West Kootenay.  Where located*���������Thc Shamrock.and Mam  moth mineral claims, at the head of Camp  Creek, in 1 round Hog Basin. Big Bend, The  Falrview and Maplo Leaf minernl claims, at  head ol tho West Fork of McCullough Creek,  known as Barrett Creek; the Arabian, Belcher  and Victoria IV mineral claims on Graham  Creek, at the head waters of the West Fork of  French Creek. 1'  TAKE NOTICE that I, Florence McCarty.  Free Miners'Certifiente No. B, 87.241. intend  sixty days from the dale hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crowa  Grants of the above claims -  AND FURTHER TA E NOTIC*. that action  under Section 37 must be commenced before  the issuance of such Certificates of improvements  Dated th.g first day of July, A. D, 1902.   U������N   THE TOWNSITE OF  CIRCLE CITY,  IS NOW ON THE MARKET.  2oo ���������Lots on Sale��������� 2oo  BUY BEFORE YOU SLEEP.  CIRCLE CITY is tlie Terminus   of   the   proposed   Railway   already   surveyed  via the Lardeau Creek with fork to that point.  CIRCLE CITY is beautifully situated at the base of the Lardeau Pass, Galena '  and Surprise Creeks.  CiRCLE CITY is   absolutely   surrounded    by    Mining   Properties   now   under  Development. .  / . . . . .  Splendid  Water  Power  Which will be utilized next Season by Concentrating Plants.  SEND FOR PARTICULARS AT ONCE  TO THE GENERAL AGENT,  G. B. BATHO,  Ferguson, B. C.  ������������i������������.^.������.������������.������.������.i������>*^  The Smelting Centre of the Similkameen Valley.     Backed by the payrolls of two  gigantic coal companies and the Copper and Kennedy Mountain Mines. -      . _   -  Surrounded by the following resources:    Coal, gold, copper, silver and a fine agricultural country.    Large herds'of cattle, fruit in abundance, with  a climate* almost southern',  and all that could be asked.  ASHNOLA is owned and backed by the payroll of the Similkameen Valley Coal Company, Ltd.,  which is a guarantee in itself of its success. The equipment and development of their coal mines, installing  of water, electric light and power plants are already arranged for. The development of the Ashnola Coal  Company's mine by the Eastern Capitalists who have established their payroll at ASHNOLA, makes-it the  coming city of the interior of British Columbia. ' , ..-���������--.  City of Wonder, Progress and Great Prosperity  Lots in Ashnola are safe investments.   In Blocks 1 to ������ and 13 to 20 the price will be advanced 25c. -  pet month until May 1st, 1902, and to ten per cent, in the remaining blocks.   The present price is from $50 to  $225  " Twenty-five per cent, cash, three, six and nine months without interest. ���������  '" Arrangements are already completed for Eight buildings, including cottages for the Employees of  ..thecompany at Ashnola.   This work will he under full headway by May 1st. w.  Four years ago the Crow's Nest Shares could be bought and were sold at 11 cents.    Today they are  quote'* at $80.00.   With the advent of transportation, Similkameen Valley Coal can  be delivered at any.,  point in West Kootenay or Yale as cheaply as by'any other Company in Canada.  FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS APPLY TO     ",  SIMILKAMEEN   VALLEY   COAL   CO.,    LIMITED.  ��������� '���������    ' '  NELSON,  B. C.-������������������������     - . ''  "    ;"'  M)������JUM1>j������^������������j������j>>j������j������j������j������^^  MORTGAGE SALE.  UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the  powers contained in a certain mortgage  which will be produced at the time of sale,  there will be offered for sale by Public  Auction, by Charles M. Field, Esq., Auctioneer, at the Court House, in the City of  Revelstoke, B. C, on  MONDAY,   THE  TWENTY-NWH  DAY   OF  SEPTEMBER, A- P������. 1902,  at the hour of '.".vo, <?,'clo<ik in the afternoon,  the fallo_*.x^ug property being Lot 9, Block  V*. Pteu GA9i. '"��������� l'vc City ol Revelsloke  aJfftfes.nicU On the property is a two-  **dW*y cottage consisting of five rooms,  and a pantry, bathroom and upstairs. TIu>  downstairs, with Ihe'exccption of kilQl^ii,,  is plastered throughout. The piv^i^V'ty '*  a desirably situiited residencij..  Kor further particulars t\wl   terms  and  conditions of .salo^ ft_������ply to  LE^A.ISVRE & SCOTT,  im Solicitors for the Mortgagees.  H. MANNING  Has been appointed pi.itTiul Agent for  SINGER   SEWING   MACHINES  ���������JnJojs I/ot supplies (or tho Singer Sowing  Machines addressed to. the iiiulcr-ilgneii will  receive prompt attention.  H. MANNING  Revelstoke. B.' C.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  JTU)E������NCE McCAHIT,  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  HOUSE TO  RENT  On Second Street, plastered throughout, containing Five rooms, and Bathroom, good location, apply to v .  SIBBALD ������ FIELD, Revelstoke.  Or to Wiluam Williamson, Bear Creek.  Your    inter Supply  Of Vegetables ....  j  Should  be yonr first con-  * sideration   at  this  time of  the year.     I  have a large  slock,   all    home    grown,  ���������   including  Potatoes,  Cabbage, Carrots,  Etc., Etc.  -    Also a large  quantity .of  first class  Timothy and Clover Hay.  Write for prices und particulars to  S. Crowle, Revelstoke, B. G.  MINTS  1PR0MPTLY SECURED!'  } Write for our interesting books " Invent-!  (or's Help" and '" How you are mlndled."  )Scnd us a rough sketch or model of jour in-,  )venlion or improvement and -irewilltcUyotl/  Jfree our opinion as to whether it i������ probably,  {patentable. Rejected applications have often'  )beeti successfully prosecuted bv us. We,  Jconduct fully equipped offices in Montreal,  .and Washington ; thlsqualifies us to prompt-;  liy disffctch work and quickly secure Patents./  }as bro-id as the invention. Highest references,  {furnished. 9  J Patents procured through Marion & Ma-5  Irion receive special notice without charm >n?  lovenoo newspapers distributed throughout)  )the Dominion.  J   Specialty:���������-Patent business ot  Manufac*  iturers and Knginecrs.  <     MARION & MARION     i  1 Patent Experts and Solicitors. \  /Office** / New York UfeB*ld'jt.nontre������lt  ' unices.   1   At^^Blde^VMhfogtooDX^  J. Albert Stone ���������   Prop.  Fancy Work Sale.  Fancy work, including Embroidered  Lunch and Five O'clock Tea Cloths.  Centre Piece?, Tea Cosies, Drawn  Work, Fancy Cushions, etc., for sale  at reasonable prices, at Turnross  store.  ftS* union -s<r  Cigar  Factory  ,   REVELSTOKE,. B.C.  H H. A. BtROWN,   Prop  ffsjl)  Brands:  OUR   8PECIAL  and THE  UNION  ALL   GOODS   UNION   MADE  ii**i 1 ii*i hi 1 n 11 n 11.������ an,  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & GiLMAN  ���������   Mining Engineers  and Assayers,1  VANCOUVER, B.C.   - Established 1K������  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS -  UNDERTAKEN.  Test* made up to 2,000 lbs.'-"���������  A specialty made of checking 8melter  Samples from the Interior by ja������U or  express promptly attended to. '  correspondence solicited.,  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Tt 111 t i im t mniHiHHH  Neat, Clean and Attractive  Work Guaranteed.  Job  Printing  All the latest faces in type  At the Herald Office  ���������KB I  The Lessons  of Love.  Sermon by  \        oun scott nor-Tin.  \ Rocior of Sc. Peter's Church, West  }       Twentieth Street, New York.  Tbts c3ciraandra������nt hnve we from him,  r.k.at tie who IsTu'.b God love Ul*. brother  also.���������1. John, lv., 21.  exhibited     In   a   western  el  remarkable  piece  of  ttaiuiitr.   It represented a soldier stanil-  lug   oa   guard,   prepared     to   meet     un  enemy.    There  is a  look  upon  hi*, face  *i determination,  minded with pathetic  tadne-s*,   and   tierce   aile-mon.   such     us  km   would   dtippn.-p   mi_;!it   gle.iin   from  Th������re   was  city  a   vear ago  the sye of a  ii;_*ei*  ���������.*. wilil endeavor  to protect, "its ;.������������������>���������������������������*,;'. -M the *nl.li.*r"s  teet lies rwni'lhii'.L'-.it tim -udil ono  caDr.ot di-liiiL,"!i-h ������*\.n*ily what, but  presently he di:.'**y <!���������- 'Tii.-* lhc outline  o:'a human l-.j-iir-. .un. nii-ii lu* ffi-i that  it ia tlie body of a iii'-ul aoMi'-r. It  has been iiddli.1 by lm*.;.*is; the limbs  are torn and iii-i-r.'Y !; ihe whole form  U frightful iu its di-lignrnncnt. It is  eomething lo inspire f.*.ir and trembling,  something to cause even a brave man  to cloio bii eyes ami shrink In awe.  Still, that other soldier stands over it,  supposedly at the risk of his life, quiet,  alert, resolute���������his motive, love; his object, to save the body from further mutilation and dishonor.  Underneath these two soulptured fig-  ares are carved the simple words, "lie  fa my brother."  The group suggests thc devotion that  chould exist between ourselves and our  *ellow-ra*n.  Every, true man grows in his affections  continually. Love began when lie lay  upon his -mother's lap, and should broaden ond increase until his journey'.*, end;  otherwise his life must he unsatisfactory and without inlluenee.  i'he Saviour of the world in proclaitn-  .ng His mission Baid :���������"A new commandment 1 give unto you, That ye love  one another.'7 Xo distinction was made  as to either country or people or creed.  Et. John, especially, enforced this command men c.  Hitherto tbe It Oman, the Creek and  |ie Jew had fc"*������a exclusive in their affections ( tMSMafarth' a change was directed.  The love mt which lhc Apostle here  speaks is net m sentimental "but a practical virtue, and we are bound as Christians to apply it to lhe everyday life  c������  the twentieth  century.  Brotherly love should control us in  cur business relations.  The man who loves his fellow-men will  pay an adequate rate of wages. That  does not mean a sum of money which  represents jnsl one remove from st;..r*|  vation. Ko man ought-to be content  that the people in hisTfnclory, in his niino  ftr In his shop should live like Lhc bondmen in Egypt. Xo man has a right to  profit by his brother's misfortune, nor  should lie permit the pursuit of any  ���������work under dangerous or unsanitary  conditions, livery man who dwells upon  this earth is a "child cf God and the  brother���������not the fine or beast���������of oven  bis   mosto successful   fellow.  Urstherly live should lead vs to ad .pt  gentler maimers and kindlier ways.  lt has been said lha; iu the rush and  turmoil of our vehement life* we as a  nation are "rowing careless in our deportment ; lhat we lack reverence for  the aged, the honorable and the heroic;  that we do not hesitate when self-interest is concerned to use our ollicials,  even the highest of them, with disrespect'and insolence: that notwithstanding all this, on occasion onr .women  can assume lhe demeanor of queens and  ��������� our men  the  dignity  of  princes.  Let brotherly aflection reign in the  ���������oul. and then there need be no. assump-'  tion; the courteous manner -will spring  naturally from the depths oi the good  heart. The secret of all real politeness  is love.  Brotherly love should make one more  charitable in his treatment of the fallen  ~*n"d=unfortun&ter"���������-"-i_i��������� ���������-^=-= ���������  As Michael Angelo could discern in the  rough block of marble the "winged  angel struggling to be free," as the art-  ��������� ist passing through the meanest parts  of a city discovers exquisite beauty under the grime and coarseness of the  street child, even so a perceptive nature  beholds in tbe mo**t debased and da-  graded the marred work of his Creator.  There i* great reward for those who  exercise brotherly .ive.  Good deeds are reflective in their  character; lhey react almost Instantly. !  lt seems strange that, more people do  not appreciate this fact, for there is  no other debtor so grandly con-*cieniiou������  as love. The friendly m'anner attract*;  friends. I.ove creates love. Love is  happiness.  The age in which we live i** one of  wide discovery and deep rr.-earch. The  philosopher.*, arid phi-aml-rc-pist*. n= well  as others have wanted tn be in the f. re-  iront of prog-res-. They oc**a-.i'.i!a!ly  talk tn ttioi'-^li they ha'l unearthed a  panacea for the woe. nf the world. They  ���������av they have di-covoirj It in something expressed by tlie w������rd "altrui-iti."  IWa hear a great ileal of altmi-tlc  method*, movements, institution.. Vint  does it all mean * Altruism has been  translated '"otheri?m." It is opposed to  egotUm. It means rrgard for man- ���������  kind���������unselfishness.  When Chaucer, Milton and Shakespeare wanted to express the same idea  they used the words charity, benevolence, mercy; when the writers of the  Kew Testament recommended it thoy  called it brotherly kinrlnes.*). The old  terms are far better than the new. Altruism is no discovery. It is only a  new name for that whicli St. .lohn calls  "love." 'Christ Ilim-elf speaks to us.  but we arc so busy arguing, debating  and gazing into tlie" clouds that we fail  to catch Hi= voice.  We have cndle?*** opportunities for exercising love. Our brothers lie stricken  all along life's highway���������brave men who  have fought and failed, feeble folk who  were never strong enough for earth's  conflict, some without health, others  ���������without money; sump without friends,  others without hope. What is to become  of them ?  If w������* would be he'pera in this world  of perplexity and sorrow. If we desire  any- real peace and happin.-ss, if wc  would ever ret our aching heads where  Bt. John rented his. on the very bosom  of .Tc-u?, we must practise the lemons  of love.  A Mummy as Hostess.        j  ���������J.'.* -ClUlMl'iT, i'.u* ct*l..������ii'.U<=*". Oi-  ientalist, who hns founded  in rarls n 'museum which  bears his name, f.;ive the  other day n live o'clock  lea, "to moot Iho beautiful  l'linli," relates n correspondent in  Paris. Thn is, as one knows, was the  famous t'oui-lesa'.; wlio lived in the  third century, and was so blonde ancl  rov<;ly thnt all tho u-.iillo.ncn oC Alcx-  andiiii lost, their appetites ami sleep on  ner -.(.count. Tho smartest people were  Invited, nnd, to begin with, nn excellent luncheon was served. Thly was n  wise precaution, I'm���������who knows?���������  they might not hnvu been able lo enjoy the rare Oriental sweets of M.  Culmcl after tliey had paid their visit  to Thais, in hot���������sarcopliasus, for  Thais wiis a mummy.  ���������The onco beautiful lady received her  visitors lylnjr down on her narrow  soiich of white ninrblo. A Kosstimcr  veil of KOlil wjis on her face, which Is  somewhat damaged, while in Iier dainty  ���������dlppi-rs or scarlet cloth embroidered  wiib real pearls very little feet were  to be seun. But she still wore her superb hull-, once like Uriuld copper, now  somewhat railed and of a. vague'color,  though abundant and silky. Hound  nor neck was a, necklace formed by  two rows o������ unpolished pearls. Her  woolh-'ii yellowish gown is or a. texture  so lino that nothing oC the kind could  be found nowadays, and she wears a.  bodice ol' orange striped silk, which is  lied round her waist by a sash of the  most delicate salmon-pink hue.  Lie-side her were many pretty things,  such as a bread-basket in silver filigree, two mugs of chiselled gold, two  bronze crosses���������for Thais became a  Christian while she was still young and  lovely���������and a sort of prayer-book in  light laths of pale wood. A few other  mummies keep her company, most of  them being also surrounded by quaint  ���������md curious things very interesting to  look at. One of the most clever lady  writers was so struck by them that  she is going to write a series of articles  on the subject, beseeching lhe friends  and relations or our modern dead to  Imitate the peoplo of antiquity and fill  lheir tombs with articles that were  once beloved by Ihem, so that some  2,000 years hence scholars and artists  may form an idea ol' the Parisian civilization in the twentieth century.  Some Scotch Examination Papers.  London "Chronicle."  A correspondent proposes the follow  ing questions for the next matriculation examination at the Scotch universities: First���������Geography���������Draw a map  ot .the United States, marking London,  Glasgow and Birmingham. Second ���������  Rule or Three���������If a man does a piece  of work in four days, how much quicker will aivAmerlcan do it at half the  salary? Third���������Political Economy ���������  The Yankee millionaires over here  state they "reel as if this were their  own country.'' The German Emperor,  when last visiting us, declared ho felt  "perfectly at home," Account for this.  Fourth���������History���������Write a note on the  invasions of Great Britain and the rebellion and subsequent subjugation of  tlie Angles. Givo dates of the accessions  or Terkes il., Sloan, .Morgan the Contractor, 'and the other conquetors; also  of the beatification oC St. Carnegie. Say  what you know of any of these. Firth  ���������Trade Problem���������You are an English  manufacturer.- An c'::tensive order is  received for locomotives for a trans-  Afric-iin railway. "Which would you do  ���������demand an entire alteration of the  railway to fit the six locomotives you  have in stock, or recommend an 'American rival? Sixth���������Travel���������You are  an American millionaire traveling for  recreation. Which would you take  back with you as souvenir���������-London or  Paris? State your reasons Tor preferring ono of these trinkets.  I  Le Gallienne as Satirist.  N the "Rambler," Numb. 210, Richard Le Gallienne, Esquire, has  wiiibt he himself would no doubt  call a "little paper".on "The Desire of  the Star tor the Moth." We help ourselves to the lollowing excerpts:  "Ot course, there' ore very big  successful Stars who affect that,  the Hero-worshipper Moth is a  ^STulgance-^^and ��������� ��������� build . . themselves,  about with Bastions of  through which no Ray  Shlnin-  Privacy,  of their  can reach the most persevering 'Moth���������but then, you see, they are  so sure of their iloths. I wonder if the  Time should come when the Flocks of  little Pilgrims up to their dizzy Radiance begin to slacken, and- the Roar  ot Moth-Wings outside their guarded  Country-seats to grow fainter���������and it  has happened so with some voryo great  Stars Indeed:���������if they would not become a Utile Insecure in their Feeling  of Starrlness, and perhaps even at last  unshutter a Window, and let slip a  Beam of their celestial Selves; lest the  Moths should grow discouraged, and  perhaps cea.se coming at all.  "I have heard that some Stars of this  Magnitude charge the Moth Half a  Guinea for their Autographs���������strictly,  of course, for the Henefl.t of the Hospitals. Such Stars are, you can Imagine,  very sure of themselves. Rut there Is  another Kind of big Star that makes  quite as fine .1 Blaze as those of which  I have been speaking, yet la by no  means so unsocial: on the Contrary Is  smilingly, even eagerly, accessible to  every Moth that Is so kind and appreciative as to take the Trouble to call  with Its Homage, It often Indeed asks  the -Moth to stay for Lunch, and makes  lt promise to be sure to come again."  It is somewhat unusual to find Mr.  Le Gallienne playing literary satirist ln  this rather obvious manner. But at  the moment he Is living in Mew York,  which possibly accounts for it. Possibly, too, suggests the "Qutlook," thc  falling-oft In - the stream of moths  which formerly drifted In a certain direction has filled his soul with revolt.  English as She is Wrote.  The gradual spread of the Knglish language leads sometimes to curious results. Take, for instance, the following, whieli recently appeared in .a despatch in an Knglish paper printed in  Korea:���������"Seoul, Korea, "May '2'3, 1902.���������  Lately the police heudi|iiartcrs. ordered  to forbid the servants &c to run the  horses lastly on the big streets as they  sometimes pressed tlie children down and  hurt tlieni on the ground and thc police  Btopped a mapoo running a horse hardly on its back, but a number of soldiers  came along quickly and captured the  police away." Compare the foregoing  with the choice. Knglish of the modern  American newspaper, as expressed in a  recent issue of Tin* Giranl. 111.. Weekly  Observer,   in   lhc   following sentences:���������  "There i** a mad dog scare hero at present. Kvcry dog that nets like ho had  wheels in hi. head iw killed. Three  dogs, one old eat, nml an old rooster  has been killed that, was claimed to  have been bitten."  Thp Xovr ������������������Oi*<J<*r of :t:<*rlt."  Much satisfaction liu*** been expressed  in Britain at the institution of thc new  "Order of Merit," to wliich the first appointments were made in the coronation  honors list. The King himself is Sovereign of the Order, and the twelve men  who bave been siiiglrd out for the honor of being made    the    first    ordinary  The Badge of the Xew   Order of  Merit  members are those who have gained the  highest distinction in war, science, letters and art. The accompanying illustration shows the badge which is to be  worn by military and naval members of  the order. It consists of a cross of red  enamel, with two silver swords with gold  hilts between the angles of the cross.  The centre of the badge is of blue enamel-surrounded by a'laurel wreath, and  bearing on the obverse the words, "For  Merit," and on the reverse the King's  royal cipher. The cross is surmounted  by thc Imperial crown enamelled in  colors, and the badge will be worn on a  two-inch ribbon of Garter blue and  crimson. The badge worn by other  members of the "Order of Merit" will be  similar, with the exception of the  swords, which will be worn by naval  and  militarv officers only.  Cattle PolMoiicii  by Xitriite of Sodn.  A report prepared for the Midland  Agricultural and Dairy Institute, Kingston, Derby, by Mr. A. Lcvie, F.R.C.V.S.,  bears upon the danger of grazing stock  upon pastures recently dressed with artificial manures.   lie says:���������  "titrate of soda being largely used  as a manure for top dressing land, it  will be interesting to owners of stock  to be cognizant of the fact that such  dressing, without certain precautions,  may lead to serious loss. As votoiinary  adviser to the Midland Agricultural and  Dairy Institute, Kingston,' Derby, I received  instructions last  week  from  the  WAR' A3 IT USED TO BS,  REGAltURll AS'B.YO roit.ll TO SHOOT  sisvritiKS.  Gin nil Ii* T)PH<*rlii(Snn of Ii*-ci<lpiits o������  <h������ i'eiiiunnliii* Wjii'���������SniiiiiiK in  tlie Karly Years ot the Century.  Some remarkably vivid pictures of  methods of war now as bygone as those  of the legionaries of Koine ure afforded in the Insurious history of the 14th  Hussars (once Charlie O'-Mallcy's 14th  light Dragoons), iecenUy published by  Col. 11. B. Hamilton. It was less than  a. century ago that this regiment waa  famous for its skill in outpost and patrol work in the Homeric struggles of  tho 1'eninsula. Thousands of llritish  soldiers will return home from South  Africa, accustomed to the whistle of  bullets, skilled in modern warfare, and  having uo\cr seen a llocr in action. And  the annals of the lltli iu their Tenin-  sular period are filled with personal  fictact between fiieud and'foe, often  of. tho quaintest description. The pages  nl the regimental Uistory are enriched  by a number of remarkably graphic personal anecdotes by .Major-General  Brotlic. ton, who as a squadron ollicer  served lor six campaigns In' this war.  Several of these poises; so much human  interest that they may be extracted and  laid before the readers of this page.  The gpirit of the soldier survives  through changes in methods. One of the  most remarkable' traits displayed in regular soldiers is the absence of animosity with wliich they conJuct their struggles. The experience of the American  civil war affords a case in point. Bo-'  fore it.had ended the troops on both  sides had developed the view that it  was "bad form" to fire on outposts or  vedettes, unless under pressure of some  military object stronger than the killing of a soldier or two whose death  would have no effect upon the* issue of  the contest. - The Fenians of 1800, who  were old soldiers, on one occasion greatly puzzled our militia and led them to  suspect an ambuscade by showing this  spirit. Thc Boers, it is needless to say,  had none ol this spirit, and during the  course ol the recent war Brilish sol-  disrs have been censured by some for  their humanity, and the doctrine has  been laid down that a soldier, like a  savage ' warrior, should , kill an enemy  wherever and whenever and under whatever circumstances he sees him. The  men ol the Peninsula were consummate  soldiers, and did effective work. General Brotherton was "a splendid soldier  himself. Here is a passage which gives  liis views on sniping. The incident occurred at Busaco, where a Hanoverian  officer at great personal risk succored  some wounded French soldiers. General Brotherton says :���������  "A more affecting scene I never be-,  held in the field, and I only regret that,  almost at tho same moment, I witnessed a disgusting contrast to it. - A staff  ofiicer, a German, whose name I shall  abstain from mentioning, placed himself  in perfect security behind a rock, and  with a rifle, with which ho "piqued himself on heing an unerring shot, kept  picking off French ollieers and soldiers  by way of amusement ! '.' I remonstrated with him on his barbarous conduct,  and shamed him out of it, but not before he had hit several poor fellows who  were actually employed at the time in  burying their dead (it was a working  party sent out for that purpose). Tlie  remembrance of such conduct makes my  blood curdle in mv veins even at this  time."  A further story of General Brother-  ton's may be quoted, if only to show  that sniping is not an entirely new  thing :���������  "I happened one day when detached in  Portugal to watch the movements ot a  French column that was winding its way  through a -,most precipitous and rocky  i part of country, to observe a monk in  i hia ecclesiastical ccstume (a jolly fellow, resembling Sir Walter Scott's 'Friar  director of that establishment to investi  ,                                      ....                           .     ,      .           j IMW.   I VS3ICXLH111II12   t?U      . tilLLCI    OCUi'b C     J.1 Il.H  gate the cause oi d-nth or several dairy , fc inboharacter and dress)   cn.  cows on a farm in Derbyshire.   The hi-*    . ',  ��������� .    .���������,..,*,  ��������� ,,     .''.���������,,  tory    was as    follows-.���������Mr.     top-  dressed an old . meadow with .1  1-4 cwt.  6consed  securely behind a rock, elevated  ab������>ve   the  road     along  which    tha  ��������� :������������������-_. -. -j���������:���������r, r-^n-^T-F.-eneh-w ere-mar. ____i>ig,_ivhence_h e _c oul d,  nitrate of soda to the acre, on iridav, _ . ... , ... . , "', , T, . i  ���������vr LirA r>��������� n... c..��������� i���������.. ,-���������ii���������...;���������., Hi. *nd did, deliDeratciv take deadly aim at  Mav  30.    On  the Sundav  iollowmg ne    ,,-.,,  -r.       t.   * i,. i      ,3.  turned cow, on to thi, meadow -forgone ^ f���������f. ofllf" and so!d,ers-  hour. Within three and one-half hour- J He knocked half a dozer, over in my  thereafter three of these animals were P������������BC*'������"d. ������ee,���������d 73t,-T t0 cnJc7 tho  dead.'     The    svmploms    given  by  the   $������rt. ������d "tjered a ferocious exclama.  tion of joy at eac.-i victim he laid low;  two Hno3 of skirmishers, French and  Knglish, who stood still, by mutual eon-  Bent, to witness it. The French officer  showed great cunning and skill, seeing  the superiority of* my horse, for he remained stationary tu receive me and allowed me to ride round and round him  while he remained on the. defensive. Ho  made several cuts at thc head of my  horse' and succeeded in cutting one of  hiy reina and the forefinger  of my bridle-hand, wliich was,  however, saved by the thick glove  1 wore, though the linger was eut very  deeply to the joint. As my antagonist  was making thc lust cut at me, I had  the opportunity of making a thrust at  his body whicli staggered hiin, and he  made off. 1 thought 1 had but slightly  wounded him, but 1 found, on inquiry  the next day, when sent on a lliig oi"  truce, that the thrust had proved mortal, having entered tho pit of his stomach. I felt deeply on this occasion, and  was annoyed, as 1 had admired the  chivalrous and noble bearing ol this  young ollicer. lie was' a mere youth,  who, I suppose, thought it, necessary to  make this display as a lirst essay, as  French officers usually do on lheir lirst  appearance in the field, and, indeed, 1  believe it is expected of them by their  comrades. 1 shall never forget his good-  humored, fine countenance during the  whole time wc were engaged in ��������� this  single combat,' talking cheerfully and  politely to me, as if wc were exchanging  civilities instead of sabre cuts. . . .  Thc cut 1 received on thc forefinger of  my bridlc-liand proved a great grievance  for some time, asf'it prevented me from  playing tho violin for weeks���������a great  deprivation, as t always played in  bivouac at night."  On agoljjcr occasion General Brother-  ton got invol. cd in a single combat which  had a less tragic ending. The incident  illustrates the curious species of good-  feeling between.JJio French and the  British. General Brotherton has been  remarking that he disapproved of single  combats, and proceeds : "In this instance there wits a coarse, bullying manner m tlie" French officer which made me  wish to chastise him, but 1 was on a  very small Spanish horse, not much  higher than fourteen hands, .whilst he  was, in all points, a formidable antagonist, in appearance, mounted on an immense horse���������a very large, powerful man  himself, with an immense fur cap���������in  short, looking as savage as a dragoon  could look. My own men' and General  (then Captain) ��������� tried to dissuado me  from encountering this Goliath, but 1  could not.,stand his taunts, and rode at  him on my little charger, intending to  equalize the combat through the agility  of my little horse, in compensation tor  the great weight ol my antagonist. Ue  did not, however, wait for me; but,  just before I came up to him, he turned his horse and retired, amidst tho yells  and hisses, not only of my own men  and the British oiuccrs present, but of  his own men also, and, although 1 found  myself alone amongst the latter, not  only did they not attempt to cut at  ino or even to interrupt my return to  my own troops," but showed me every  mark of respect and approval of my  conduct, by cheering me and waving  their swords."  Accounted For.  Mrs. Slimson���������Willie, your shirt is  dripping.  Willie���������Yes'm. Some bc/ys tempted  mc to go in swimming, and I ran away  from them so hard that I got into an  awful perspiration.���������"Bazar."  What It Meant.  Mr3. Von Elumer���������How tired I am of  society���������nothing but. foam and froth,  nothing deep or lasting, nothing worth  while���������no  sincerity  anywhere.  Von llluaisr���������Who's snubbed you  now?���������"Bazar."  symptoms  owner were that the animals were uneasy, as though in pain, and moved  about very unsteadily for twenty yards,  when they fell down and were unable, to  get up, evidently from loss of power in  the hindquarters. They were shivering,  the eyes glazed, and thc animals apparently blind, death occurring without  a struggle. Th** time which elapsed  from the first indications of anything  being wrong unlil death was twenty  minutes. Careful investigation ri*v<*al������  no other poi.-onou-i matter of a mineral  or voprotn'nle character in this field, or  the dri*-.i '"? *,*.">t*T. a**'! no <_*ii*r *.i:i  m:ils ill, ���������!  mi    the  lanii.    Mr. ���������< wl'im*  whilst he, as I before said, was in perfect safety behind an inaccessible Took,  for the French had not time to dislodge  him. The peasantry around gave a wild  and ferocious cheer at each deadly shot 1  However, making every allowance for  due revenge, I comIH not help upbraiding this rascally nonk, and I did so on  the ground that he was committing a  cowardly act, whra in perfect safety  him*i<*h'. thu? to butcher human crca-  tur.--*-. for, aft.T ill, nothing can justify,  even in war, taking the life of an enemy  c-.rf-.t in defer.'* <*.f your own. This  I sancli'ied   character   wa.������,   however,   not  ������������������licmisfc to the institute, analyzed th" j only, callous to mr remonstrances, but  -���������onteiit*. of the stomach'', nnd found j even in������olcn<_, whii-h ( could not re-  nitrate  of  soda  present;   and I  made a i sent. . ."  ci refill pcst-morl'-m examination of the. Tim anecdote vaicti follown imme-  .fomachs, which wore in a highly-in- . diately afier tin* foregoing may give  llammr-d condition, fully bearing out j some, idea of why the Portuguese were  the animals to have had acute infir.m- ; so ferocious Trio incident is almost  mation of the stomach and bowel?, j too dreadful for quotation ; but if may  From the history, symptoms, nnaly.-i-s, | he given to illn^rr.tte the enormous pro-  .ind thp fact that no rain fell from May j prr<.s.i made towards humanity in warfare  .10 to .fun.-* 1, I am satisfied that the*"* j during the p.-i^t century :���������  ;,nimals had wliile grazing taken up =uf- j "On Msssena's retreat, one day, on  (ieicnt nitrate of soda to set up ������ j following one of their l3������t columns  severe irritation of th<* milfoil" mrm- j closely, we p*pii*c something stuck at  brnne of the stomarh. which went un- i t),e r-nti oi one t,t the men's bayonets,  ���������becked,  and   developed   into  acute gas* j ^id,   we at ������rst took }0 he a "loaf of  tio-enteriti*?, nwoiji.itrd with the nlnorp  tion nf the -=nlt inln tin- sy-tom. giving  ri������c to toxic effect*, a** shown hy "itaj-  'jcr*. followed by p:iralj-si*< and death.  Such ca<*cp are by no 'mean** uncommon, and It i<- intorcsl.inji to note in The  Wtrjinsiri.-in. lRTrt. reord'-i of horses  and caUli* dyint; from licking nilr.iti*  of soda, or eating gr.i****** strongly saturated by a large and recently-applied  dressing."  In mating for breeders if the cock  has ton lunch white, breed lo a h**n  lliat is M.m"V.-ii:it. darker than the  color wanted. In bleeding for color  -.Iway* select birds a -.bade darker than  '.he inloryou want to breed; rn lowl  ne inclined 1.0 breed lighter, and  (!'*pt!i iu i.olor c.imiol be secured u:i!*v.*i  \-tixi breed from fowl very deep in color  t hemsf-lves.  bread, earried i-i French soldiers usually  carry their ration bread, but what wai  our horror on approaching nearer to iind  It was a smail infant I Incredible at.ro*  city, but t/>o true ! The fiVst. opportunity we. had t,' communicating verbally with I'Veneh officers we spoke to  thern of this revolting fact. They did  not drny it. but naid it wai the'dei-d  of an Italian n.nd not a French soldier !  "What an exome for suoh an act, ai if  every soldier ir. an army wns not. equally responsible for such barbarities, or, at  leas!., for not  preventing them."  Another incident, shows flenernl Brotherton n-i.i *.*.vnrd-man. The odd mixture nf re?ret*< a,!, the conclusion vividly  illustrates tbe strange confusions of  war :���������  "I hi'd :iti enc'imter, in sincle combat, tlii- day (n.*.ir Salamanca) with a  very  young "Fi-'rii-h  ofiicer, between  the  Collapse of   lie Campanile.  How  tbe  Belgian*  Did  It.  For a year or two back certain British journals, notably The Speaker and  The Daily News,'made a practice' of subjecting 'the official reports from South  Africa to critical reviews, which always  resulted in showing that it really' was  the Boers who were scoring the successes. Some time-ago Punch published  a'reprint from The Daily >iews of 1815,  which was an amusing skit on the views  of the "military expert" employed by  that journal. This reprint .contained the  opinion that Wellington's' success at  Waterloo had been vastly overrated, and  that, in fact, a closer reading of the  despatches would show that he had come  perilously near defeat. Indeed, if it had  not been for the "brave Belgians" the  English would have been totally defeated and annihilated. Thereupon The Independence Beige triumphantly quoted  The Dally News file of 1815 as showing  how false is the generally accepted idea  of the doings of the British army at  Waterloo. The chief delect in the Belgian- journal!s-point-was-that-Tli8--Daily-  News was not started till 1846.  KeB-catinK   Hen*.  Is there any lood that a hen prefers  to an egg ? I think not- Then why try  other foods to prevent egg-eating J H.  E. Haydock, in The Tribune. Farmer,  June 12, says :���������"Let a hen once begin  to eat eggs, however, and it is almost  impossible to cure her"," etc. I agree  with him, providing she has the egg  broken, but I never saw a hen in a normal condition that could break an egg  with her beak.*  By confining hens and feeding them  their food upon wood or something soft  their beaks become elongatcd'and sharp,  some moro than others, and it is these  hens with sharp pointed beaks that are  able to put a hole through the shell of  an egg with a very few taps; then it  becomes very easy for her to <eat tho  egB-  It Heerna to me common sense would  indicate that if you confine your hens so  that tiny cannot keep their beaks blunt  by coming in contact with the earth  when getting their food they should be  fed upon something hard, * like a flat  stone or gravel or a cement floor, so as  to keep their beaks in u normal condition���������that is blunt,��������� as the beak grows,  name as their nails, and if not kept  blant by use, becomes long and pointed.  If you have a hen with a '/ng, sharp  beak, catch her and take your jackknife  and blunt her beak by taking oif a little  of thc point of the upper or lower portion, whichever is the longer. Usually  it is thc upper portion of the beak that  in thc longer.  By a little practice one can easily tell  a hen that can put a hole into the shell  of an egg, and by blunting her beak  can readily learn that there is a way to  prevent a hen from ��������� breaking an egg  with her beak, without trying to "boy-  catt the beef trust" or feeding her any  "special food," and you can feed egg  shells, and even eggs, and f.ho will not  trouble the eggs in her nest, and no  dark nests needed.���������H. L. J., Watkins,  N.Y. ">  "May I go to see thc soldiers shoot ?"  "O. ye=, my darling daughter.  r.ut give, them all a grave salutf*,  Or they'll fill you full of water."  Of very great interest is the collapso  of the campanile ol tlie Church of at.  Mark, the central point of Venice. Dominating, as it did, all lhe surrounding  buildings, in the famous Square of at.  Mark, the campanile, which was demolished yesterday, was the most conspicuous of all thc landmarks of Venice. It rose sheer above the highest  pinnacles of the famous church, antl had  stood there, visible from a considerable  distance from the city, for a little over  a thousand years.  In the early days of the republic men  stood on the tower to watch for homecoming vessels, and the news of ninny a  victory was signalled to the anxious citizens in this way. But. the tower was  also used for the purpose whicli its name,  bignilics. According to sonic authoi'i  tics, four bells were rung for various  purposes. One sounded at dawn to call  the laborers, another opened the official  bureaus, a third called the councils, and  thc fourth tolled out the requiem of  persons who were to be executed. Galileo made many observations from the  tower.  The campanile was begun by the Doge  Pictro Tribuno in the year S8S. In 1320 it  was restored; nearly a century later it  was provided with its stone lop, and in  1517 llie figure of the angel was placed  at the "summit.  At the foot pf the campanile was thc  loggctla, or'loggia, built, by the fam-  oua sculptor and architect, dacopo Siin-  sovino, iTi 1540 lis a meeting place for  the nobles of Venice. It was richly  adorned with reliefs, and had*1 bronze  statues of j\(iiicrva, Apollo, Mercury and  a God of Peace, all by Sansovino. The  bronze doors of tho vestibule were regarded as masterpieces. The 5oggia was  not long used for its original purpose.  It became a waiting room for the commanders of the guards during the sessions of the Groat Council. Recently  il had lieen used for auctions and lottery drawings.  The campanile was built of brick. It  was 325 feet high ahd 42 feet square, on  a stone base, simply decorated with  slight pilasters. Tlie upper part was an  open lantern with a pyramidal roof, and  on llie apex was the fine colossal statue  of an angel, formed of plates of gilt  bronze on a wooden core.  Of late years there have been ominous rumors as to the safety of several  of the most famous buildings in Venice.  Three years ago it was the Ducal Palace which caused such apprehensions  that the Government employed Signor  Boito, the Milan architect, to examine  the structure. Though the mediaeval  architects of northern Italy were men  of extraordinary ability, yet on the engineering side of their prolcssions they  were often experimentalists and did not  scruple to add great weight in the way  of superstructures to buildings which  had been erected for centuries, without  strengthening the foundations. Thc  Bridge of Sighs and the Library of St.  Mark's were said to be similarly threatened witli collapse.  Venice rests for the most part, on a  bed of clay, alternating with sand, to  a depth of several hundred feet. The  .builders of the campanile dug down some  ten to sixteen feet to this stiff clay, and  over the whole, area of the footings of  the-lower drove in piles of white poplar, from ten to eleven inches in diameter, nearly touching one another. On  the top of these a level platform was  formed by the laying crosswise of^*oak  trees, each roughly squared, and on the  wooden platform massive footings -were  laid, consisting of.five courses of largo  blocks of trachyte and other granite or  porphyritio rocks from the Eugiiiiean  hills.' Above these there are six courses  of similar stone arranged' in steplike  effects, forming the base or plinth of  the brick superstructure. In 1885 these  foundations were roughly examined, and  both the oak and puplur beams, which  at the time when they were laid were  taken from the adjacent shores, where  these trees still grow in abundance, were  found to be perfectly sound.  There wns no staircase in the tower,  the ascent being made by a winding inclined plane of thirty-eight bends, ending in a few steps. The entrance to  the tower was by .a *3mall door on the  west side. Visitors to Venice usually  chose the sunset hour for ascending tho  tower, when.from the summit, a wonderful view of the city and Its surroundings  could.be obtained. Indeed, to nscend the  towe'r-was^the-^ohly-way~to~uiidersta"rid~  thc intricate plan of the city, which  from the top of th������ campanile was  spread out like a map, with all its spiroB  and-churches and distant islands, while  .beyond could be seen the snowy Alps.  The tower was always open, but visitors  were not allowed to enter it alone. A  single traveller had to engage a bystander to enter with him. At the top, even  in modern times, was always stationed  a watchman, but nnt for the same purpose for which a sentinel stood there in  the days of Venice's greatness. The  watchman of modern days carried a telescope, but it was not to scan the horizon- for vessels bringing news of victory,  but lo look for fires in the city and to  give notice of them.  It may he supposed that there will be  a searching inquiry Into the cause of  the fall of the tow'er. Venice spend-i a  large sum annually on keeping her fnm-  ous monuments in order, and a number  of officials have nothing to do hut lo examine the historic buildings of the city  and report on their condition. Kvery  truce of decay is supposed tobe-pbscrv-  cd, and money is available for immediate repairs if they are necessary. Among  the officials employed by Venice are  sonic of the leading, archaeologists of  Italy. '  Tlie last previous great calamity whieK  Venice suffered by the destruction of an  artistic treasure was in 1807, when a fire  in the Chapel of. the Rosary ' of fhe  Church of SS.* Giovanni and Paolo burned one of Titian's chief masterpieces, the  great picturo of St. Peter Martvr. Of  all the famous Venetian's works this was  tho most daring ln design of action,  while it was regarded as being quite the  equal of anything else he produced in  other respects. However, this disaster,  peat as it was, waa hardly as grave as  the loss-., of thc campanile, for an excellent copy of the St. Peter Martyr by  Cardi da Cigoli Is in existence, and lias  been placed over the Altar of the Rosary, where the original once stood.  No  more   we   hear  of  kissing  bugs  A3   in   the   days  gone  by.  So  more about the summer girl  In  maudlin  strains  wc sigh.  The song that rang with rag-time glee  Is a departed fad.  Life isn't what it used to be���������  For-which I'm very glad.  Mainly About Pec*i!c.  ���������air. Harry de Windt, in hl3 book,  "V.uland As It Is," tells of a bon mot  et Andree, the Arctic explorer, fxiat  tieforo his last voya_re lie .was driven  to distraction at a dinner-party by a  talkative neighbor. "But iiow wH.1i  you know, professor, when you have  really crossed the Nortli Pole?" was  one of many sill'y questions. "Oh, that  will be simple enough, madame," replied Andree, with his welf-known dry  humor. "A north wind 'will become a  south one!".  It Is related that when tho Earl of  Rochester, in the relgu of Charles II.,  rose to make his maiden speech ln lhe  House of Lords, he said: "My lords,  my lords, I rise this time for the first  time���������the very first time. My lords, I  divide my speech Into four branches."'  Hero there was an embarrassing pause  'of some seconds. "My lords," the earl  then ejaculated, "If ever 1 rise ajraln In .  this House, you may cut mc off, root  and branches, and all forever."  The rather of Earl Fltzwilllam, who  died recently, was an excellent landlord. A London paper relates how once  a farmer went to him with the complaint that tho earl's Tox-hunters had  ruined a Held of corn, or, as we should  call it, Wheat. The earl gave the man  fifty pounds in payment Tor damage.  After harvest-time the farmer returned  the money, saying that the wheat had .  turned out -well, aftor all. Earl Plta-  wllllam drew a check for one hundred  pounds and gave It to his tenant. "This  la as things should be between man  and man," said he. "When your eldest  son conies of age, give him this, end  tell him how and why you got lt."    -.';  Wu Ting-rang, the Chinese Minister,  ���������toJd the ladles of the Washington Law  College a story Saturday night that  made them all laugh'. "I was at a  banquet a few nights ago,"' he said,  "r.-.ul I met. the wire-of one of the  ���������members of Congress. She sat near  me at table. I tried to be entertaining.  Fdnally she leaned over and said: 'Oh!  Mr. AVu, wc all think you are so brilliant. Isn'.t lt a pity you are only Chinese?'"        '   .  The late Noah Davis, justice of the  ���������Supreme Court of New York, was one  of the many Judges and lawyers who  make the court room the scene of some  of our best wit and humor. Once a  lawyer objected to a witness, but Judge  Davis refused to sustain him. The  lawyer cried, "But, Your Honor, I submit���������'.' and here he broke off." "That's  right," said the judge, quickly; "always submit. Crier, adjourn court!"  In one case over .which he presided  there were fifty-five distinct offences,  and four counts on eaeh offence, two  hundred and twenty in all. "Well,"  said Judge Davis,-"there are mora  -counts than In a German principality."  When Collis P. Huntington, the lat������ .  president of the Southern Pacific Rail- ,  way, was married for the second time,  Henry Ward Beecher . performed the  marriage ceremony. Huntington's first  wife had been dead less than one .year,  and he desired the second marriage to  be kept secret until his return from  'Europe.' He gave Mr..Beecher a mar-'  riage fee of $1,500.* When Huntington  [returned, some'months later,' he "went  ' through a public ceremony, and Beecher again officiated.. He gave Becche*  another fee of $1,500. The great preacher had his humor aroused.toy this see- *  ond fee. Turning to -Huntington, he  said: ."Collis,��������� I do-wlsb you wcrei a  Mormon." ���������-" !   -  The butler in a Scotch family occupies a privileged -and unique position.  He sometimes assumes a freedom ot  speech which seems to American.earn  to border on Impertinence; but to thos*  who knew him his frank speech Is only  one of the many evidences of his Interest ln tho famll-y *welfare.__ A young  New York woman was the'guesJt,at a  house ��������� where a butler oif that sort  reigns. She submitted to his'patronage with much amusement; . but one  day there were unexpected and Important guests for dinner, and a little whll*  before.the-meal was served the Ibutler  waylaid the young American ln the  hall. "I'm fearln' there'll no be quit*  enough soup," he whispered, "so when  It's offered, ye maun decline lt, lasB."  "Decline soup, James?" she said, laughing. "Why, that would not be polite."  "Weel, not precisely," said James, with  a benignant smile," but they'll a' maka  excuse for ye, thinkin' ye ken niae feet-  tcr." - .- - -    - ---  -���������-���������- -  Frith, the celebrated Royal Artist,  once painted a portrait of himself, and.  ln the course of years forgot all about  it. But a friend entered his studio .  one morning and asserted that a capital picture of him was on* view In a  small shop ln Great Portland street..  "It's not a bit like what you are now,"  observed the friend, "but lt may hava  resembled you some yeaTS ago. Go  and look at It." Mr. Frith went; and  found his own image after an estrangement of forty-five years. He determined to buy it, though he had not  the faintest recollection of havltyf  painted It. "Ah, a portrait!" said  Frith to the woman ln charge of th*-!,  shop,' after he had pretended to examine several other works.* "Whoso likeness Is that?" "That," said the lady.  "Is a portrait of the celebrated artist,  "Frith, painted by himself.". "Why, h������  must be an elderly man,", put In tho  artist. ' The woman remarked ��������� that he  iwas young once..'' "Humph!" quoth the  genial W. P. P.; "riot much of a. picture." To this 'the woman* demurred,  and asked ������20 for the' canvas. It waa  ���������Frlth's turn - to appear surprised.  "Well," replied- the shopkeeper without  ���������moving a muscle; "It cost us nearly atf  ���������much; we shall'make a very small profit. You see, lt Is very valuable because  the artist, is diseased." "Deceased,**  exclaimed the astonished painter.  "Dead, do you mean?" "Yes, sir; died  of drink. My husband attended tha.  funeral." Frith bought the picture,  but did not revive for some, time.  English. ���������  A Washington lady who Is so foni  of her home that -she stays ln it sometimes all the year round, was assailed,  says "LIppincott's Magazine," by *a_  conventional friend ln conventional  language.  "I knew that you usually wintered  here," she said, "tout I was astonished  to hear .that you had summered here!"]  "I have not only wintered - here andj  summered here." replied the unfashlon-l*  able one, "butj I will astonish you still,  further when I tell you that I a1way������  tall here and have sometimes sprung  here." ; . . .  :i  &  'VI  ������1  1  ._L._  nae V-'  The Ghosts of The Brig.  Sl^E''^ -*, - i     '     -���������** iSMiLj,  THE Boston brlg,"May'flower," was  a ramshackle old craft. Her  high poop, sheering prow and  stumpy spars reminded one of  Vahderdecken's phantom ship.  When she left Bosarlo in Argentine, bound down the river  to Montevideo to finish loading hides  for home, I was second mate of her.  Of course, the flrst night out I was  considerably under the weather, and  bardly know how-1 managed to stand  soy watch.  At seven bells in the morning .1 was  roused by a fracas on deck. The captain J was vehemently exhausting all  the sulphurous combinations in the Hn-  fua-Franca of the high seas. Incidentally, he was accusing the sailors of  Jootlng the cook's galley during the  sight.  "No, sir; 'tweren't us," chorused the  six shellbacks.  When the captain paused for breath  one rascal remarked.  "It must ha' been the ghosts, sir."  lit that the old man turned on his  hael and went below.  The sailors, holding on to their sides,  ran forward to the fo'castle.  The cook declared himself, vigorously. Incoherently, to the main course.  "What's upset the old man?" I asked,  approaching the mate.  "It's   those   dern    ghosts,"  he   answered.  "What ghosts, sir?",  "Humph! Don't you'know the yarn?  , Ihe   brlg"s    haunted���������has    been  ever  Since those two fellows were washed of  ������he   jib-boom.     It   was   ln   the   Gulf  Stream.   The brig was running oft before a nor'east squall,, and they, were  .   stowing the flying-jib.    The old man  ���������was at the wheel, and he let her come  up suddenly���������he must have been drunk.  She plunged    her    nose    into    a    sea,  clean to the foremast, and. of course,  the  men   on  the   boom   were  washed  away.    It was murder,  all right,  and  ever since,  oft and on,  those fellows'  ghosts have haunted the ship.   Shortly  titer  four- o'clock  this   -morning  the  lookout came running aft,v frightened  outof his wits.   Going forward, I saw  two   white  figures  on  the  top-gallant  -Co'castle,    dancing a devil's    hornpipe  round the capstan.    I'm not superstitious, but I can tell you I got a scare."  The mate looked at me lugubriously.  "S'pose the ghosts rifled the doctor's  domain," laughed I.  ".Maybe  not,"  said  the mate.    "But  - when anybody mentions ghosts the old  man buttons up his lip and ups-stlck  for his whisky Bask."  The brig sped along merrily, keeping  ' close to the sou'west shore.    The cap-  ,  tain was' on the lookout'for a pampero,  and a while .before midnight we shortened sail.    The ship was-then four or  five miles below.Buenos Ayres.   It was  jy";       a jlark night���������very dark for that part  [���������iiri       ot the world.  As I was about to sing out "Eight  hells!" two hands in'my watch came  running aft, crying incoherently. The  captain muttered aghast, ��������� "The ghosts  again," and hastened below. " With rollicking recklessness, I went forward to  investigate.  _ Sure enough! There on the fo'castle  head stood two figures looming ghostly  through the gloom. Spellbound, 1  watched them for what seemed an age.  Suddenly they emitted a shriek and  jumped over the windlass towards me..  - I did not wait to ask,their business  :-with me, but skedaddled aft.   When I  "���������reached the poop,, the shrieking phan-  _ toms were at my heels. Seizing a"  - pump-handle, I made a sweep at one of  ,them as he was clambering up the  poop-ladder. But I struck only air.  .The swing of the heavy bar nearly  carried me overboard. Had the* handle  passed through an' -unsubstantial  shade? No! The ghost had dodged,  and now was stammering In fright.  "Don't kill me; Mr. A���������-. I'm not a  ghost���������I'm only Sam."  The.ghosts tore white sheets from  'their shoulders and stood disclosed���������  two dern shellbacks. Perhaps I didn't  feel like slaughtering the pair of them  for making such a fool of me! "Get  forward, you scoundrels," I stormed.  "Away with youi or I'll make ghosts of  you.for sure."  "Good heavens, sir, let us be," they  exclaimed. "The real ghosts were after'us.   Didn't you see 'em?'!  '.'What -are1 you * fools frightened . ot?  What are you giving us?" I roared. ���������  ^=.=-._iThe_'ghosts-vare���������forward,_sir,-~the-  real ghosts. .They"came up"out) of the  ���������water, dripping, ghastly. We'll never  play ghosts again���������never, sir!"  At that instant the pampero struck  -.lie brig, shrieking through the rlgglns ���������  like a litany of Lucifer. The captain  ���������prang on deck, but there was nothing  to do. .The brig, under a single topsail,  leaped   like  a  race-horse   before    the  - fttjuall. In an hour or so the pampero  patted without doing any damage, and  ���������arm ata: ted to set sail again. .The mate  called his watch to loose the jibs, but  not a man would go on the boom.  "You can kill me, sir," said Sam,' "but  I won't go forward of the windlass.  Them ghosts are waiting for us, sure.  Imst night the starboard watch played  (hosts to frighten you, sir. .To-night  Bill and I were playing for the benefit  of the second, but the real ghosts conie  over the bows and nearly napped us.  Ask old Riley? He was watching the  fun from the fo'castle, and he seen 'em  rise behind us."     .  Those scared shellbacks got on the,  mate's nerves, and, In consequence, the  Jibs were not set till daylight.  When the cook turned out that morning, he found that his. galley had been  ' looted another tlnie. Of course, he went  for the.crew, but those shellbacks had,  nothing to say. Somehow], I did not'  like It.-" If they had been In the, galley  their . protestation's would ' have been  profuse enough. But they were plainly  perplexed, andeven appalled.'"It must"  have been the real ghosts, this time,'*'  they muttered among themselves.  The-following night I had charge of  the deck, from twelve to four.' A'while  after two bells the ghosts began to declare themselves.",, "Startling shrieks;-  Wood-curdling gro'ana issued from tne,'  bows. '.My watch- clambered" on -the  poop;, iny hafr crept, all around my  1 head. 'In a few minutes the mate's  watch oame piling out of the forecastle*  like greased lightning. They ran to the  poop, too, and, huddling together, we  1 listened .'with chatterli>g���������teeth tp, the'  racket 'raised'���������by".'t/i'e' ghosts. AStxir a  time the gfiastty sounds ceased, and we  ��������� drew breath more freely. The sailors  camped in the waist, but they; did not  sleep muoh. .  in the imornlng there was a row In  ���������   the forecastle.   Two men .had lost their  - tobacco p.nd pipes, and were blaming  their ehlpmates. To accuse one's shipmate of robbery is a dangerous business. The mate, hearing the angry  voices and fearing trouble, made enquiries. On his suggestion, the forecastle was turned wrong side out, but  neither pipes nor tobacco were found. ���������  "The ghosts must have been here last  night," said, the mate. "They probably  don't like the sort of smoke going  among spirits and -wanted a. pull at a  sailor's pipe."  The sailors cooled down at once.  That day it blew a little, and we  battened down hatches fore and aft. At  night the sailors slept in the .waist and  stood their watches there, too. Even a  handspike 'wouldn't persuade them to  go forward to the fo'castle. At intervals the ghosts made their presence  known.  Next   morning   when   I'opened   the.  forepeak  hatch,   two    haggard,  hairy  beings jumped on deck, clamoring for  food and drink.   .  "The ghosts!" growled the men, running aft. I ran, too. The ghosts followed leisurely, laughing fit to split.  The captain was on the poop, and he  blocked the retreat.-  ���������   "Who the devil���������what are these scaramouches?" he asked.  "The ghosts," says I, as solemn as  seven Solomons.  "Yes," said the tall, lanky one,  "we're the ghosts, and we're hungry  and thirsty, too."  "How did you get aboard?" asked the  old man.  "Over the bows. How do you suppose  ghosts would come?"  "Blast your Impudence!" roared the  old man. "I'll teach you to be funny  with me. Get forward! I'm going to  lock you In the carpenter-shop."  ."But, captain, we're hungry an3  thirsty. For Heaven's sake, give us  something to eat and drink."  "Get out," grinned the old man.  "ghosts should live on air. Another  word and I'll throw the both of you  overboard."  Thereupon, he seized a handspike,  drove them forward, and locked them  in the dark and dingy carpenter-shop.  "Now, my fine lads," he said, "you'll  have time to think over the foolhardl-  ness of frightening honest folk."  Every half-hour the captain marched  up and down by their prison, taunting  them. They begged for something to  eat, something to drink, but the. old  man had no pity for them.  "Ghosts .shouldn't eat or drink," he  laughed, ironically.  A while after dinner the prisoners  changed their tactics.  "Captain," roared a deep, sepulchral  voice audible all over the ship, "captain, you're a murderer. Why did you.  drown us that way and make it necessary for us to haunt the brig? You  think we are stowaways, but we are  not. Lord have mercy on your miserable soul, captain, but we are the  ghosts of those drowned men sent to  drive you from this ship."     i  The captain broke into a volley of  oaths.  "Ypu infernal rascals," he stormed;  "I'll .'hale you, out of there and knock  Hail Columbia out of you."  He went into his cabin, got his'keys  and went forward to' lick those fools.  He opened the slide, looked, in���������and  tfien 'drew back with a face.as white  as a sheet.  "Well, captain, what's the matter?"  asked the mate. "Have you seen a  ghost?" ;  "They're gone," exclaLmed the old  man, in a weak, tense voice.  The prisoners had Indeed vanished  like ghosts. No wonder the captain  had turned white. * "'  At three'in the afternoon, the brig  anchored "off the City of-Montevideo.  The captain" went ashore immediately.  At sundown, neither captain nor boats'  crew had *re'turned. The mate hailed  a-bumboat, and hoisted up his chests.  "I'm going to clear, out," he .explained;  "I wouldn't stop another night aboard  this craft for anything. The old man  won't come back, you bet."  ' After he had departed, the sailors  dumped their, dunnage over the side  into a boarding-house runner's boat. I  didn't object; it gathered'up my luggage and went ashore with them.  .Some time during the evening the  police boat fosnd the brig deserted and  Put a man aboard to watch her. The  ghosts, however,' kicked up such a  hideous racket that ho :rot scared and  swath ashore. In the morning the  haunted brig was the tcplc of con-rer-  sation along the water-front. The captain resigned hls-Command. The agents_  took charge ,- and ���������' put a watchman  aboard for the day. The ghosls were  relied on to protect her from.water-  thieves during the night.  Theiagents the following duy olTcrcd  fabulous wages for a skippbr and crew  to take'her home, but without succe..**..  . In*the afLcrnoon a.tall man, middle-  aged and clean-shaven, accosted'.lie on  the street. After a. few random observations, he remarked:  "You hold  a  master's  ticket,   11 believe."  *'Yes." ���������=   , '    ,  "Would you like a captain's berth at  a good salary?"  "Certainly; I'd jump at a chance.".  "Wpll, I can put you in  the way of  one; but "  ���������'Well., what?"  He watched me narrowly for a space.  "How did you get on .with the captain of the   "Mayflower?"   he asked, at  length.  "Not Very well!" I admitted. "He's  an old skinflint."  "Good! You won't mind doing him a  bad turn. What It want you to do Is to  take, the"'Mayflower' hbme.. I'm a  mate; I'll' ship with you, and get you  a' crew." *>  "My friend," laughed I. "your proposition won't go. I've had enough of the  'Mayflower.' I would, not own her,  much less sail her."  My would-be mate laughed ln turn,  uproariously. ,  '.'The ghosts -won't bother you any  more," he stammered. . "I'll guarantee  ���������to lay. them for good. Tin one of them."  Observing him closely,'! noted a resemblance to the tall, lanky ghost. A  clean' shave^and ,g90d .clothes made a  great'.difference; but" the resemblance  Was* clear. The recognition' startled  me.  "Don't get scared. again,*' he remarked, noticing my trepidation. "I'm  flesh and bjood, r assure you."  "But your disappearance!" I ejaculated. ,' "' '; '' ;" '. '%  ��������� "'Oh,'there was .nothing supernatural  about 'that. The brlj was. formerly  fitted up for smuggling. She ha3 a lot  of secret slides and cunningly hidden  holes, that her last skipper didn't know-  about. I was mate of her twenty yeais  ago, and I knew how to get out of tho  carpenter-shop down Inlo the hold.   A  ���������dozcu -.nen could hide in some oi her  hollow beams."  "And your first appearance���������explain  that."  "My chum and I were in a boat. You  see, we had been shanghaied aboard a  blue-nose barque. While she was lying  tn the river some miles below Buenos  Ayres, we stole a boat and started for  town. Seeing a vessel's light coming  down the river, and rearing a pampero,  we decided to board her. Swinging under the bows, we clambered up the  bob-stay. Of course I knew the brig  at once, and when we clambered over  the bows and saw two ghostly figures  on the fo'castle head���������well, I was a  Pretty scared .man. When they fled aft,  however, shrieking with fear, we saw  that we were taken for ghosts, and  knowing how the, captain had drowned  two men, we determined to have some  fun."  Men who do business on the great  waters are prone to superstition, and  even arter the mysterious manifestation aboard the 'brig had been explained, I felt diffident about making  another trip in her. But, being a young  man, I could not Jightly Ignore the  chance of obtaining a command. My  lanky friend appealed to my ambition,  and had his way.  The agents engaged me at once, on  my own terms. Of course, we kept  quiet about the ghosts, and they kept  quiet during the voyage home.���������"Alns-  lee's. Magazine."  Anecdotal.  Promises, but no Fulfilment.  He promised  he'd  return the lock  of  hair  She'd given him in those sweet days  before her  Love  -cooled.      'Twas  but  a   promise  end.ing there,  Like that of any other hair-restorer.  ���������"Catholic Standard."  A Day in a Country Post-office.  j/ & AL said tell ye ?' hunt aroiui'  *S*^    good," the'   ort  V   be  a  letter  bj    hyere fer 'er."  The speaker of this declaration stood on tiptoe, craned his neck  and looked in through the delivery  window of a flrst-class fourth-class  post-office down in Egypt and unwit-.  tingly treated the clerk to an inhalation of-carbonic gas perfumed with onions, tobacco, sorghum molasses and  other aromatlcs. There was no letter  "fer Sal" to be found, not even in the  waste basket, .and as the youngster  turned away his looks told me that my  reputation for veracity and honesty  was not universal.  ��������� "Sal" is only one of many whp have  vague ideas regarding the postal  branch of Uncle Sam's business. Postmasters and their clerics are often held  accountable for non-receipt or slow-  transit of mail. Yet the-country postmaster is regarded as the fountain-  head of information in- his com*;  munlty, and is consulted on various' and unlimited subjects from  the Infants' diseases to matrimony  ��������� and . back again ��������� and not Infrequently he receives, enquiries from  points outside his Immediate jurisdiction. Some time ago a postmaster received a letter' from a man ln an ad-  Joining county, asking him "V look out  fer my Speckled pup with a stump  tail," which, he alleged, had been stolen, and to arrest the thief and hold  him till he came. Unfortunately for  this man the said postmaster's corps of  public detectives were all employed a,t  that time and neither the pup, his  stump tall, nor the' thief were apprehended.  '  "Lem-me see some oV yer stamps,"  said a fellow who had doubtless never  been private' secret: :-y to a magnetic  healer. I laid out some of the different  kinds for his inspection. "These red  uns is worth two cents, ain't they?  These green uns ain't worth but one  cent, air they? Ain't they just as good  as the red uns?" I told him they were  very nice stamps Indeed, but according to the postal regulations and Robinson's arith'metlc two ones were required where one two would do. Ha  took a "red un" and handed it to ma  with his letter requesting me to stamp  and "back" it for him. "In what state  Is *the town?" I asked him. "Well, I'll  declare," he said. "I've plumb fergot  what state it's in, but it's summers in  Arkansas." I "backed" the letter and  dropped it In the box and received the  usual admonition "V be sure an' send  lt .on _the_ first, train." _ By _ way of..a  parting remark he said: "Say, you fellers make a heap o'" profit sellln'  stamps, don't ye?" I told him we  didn't average over seventy-five per^  cent. He looked Incredulous, but left  without further words.  Ignorance of postal ' regulations  makes humorous* Incidents of everyday occurrence. Occasionally a customer tries to "Jew down" the postmaster on the price of stamped envelopes. Falling In this, he threatens to  bestow his patronage elsewhere, and  departs with a. Meter feeling for post-  irtasters and millionaires, terms which  though regarded as synonymous by  him are often widely divergent.  Letters are often uniquely "backed."  I noticed one addressed to the "N. TC.  Fairbanks Company, New York, Chicago, St.' Louis, Kansas City." An Incoming letter was addressed to "Granny Goddard, Bill Goddnrd's maw."  Before the .present form ' of' order  came Into use, money orders were often  mistaken for receipts and carried ln  pockets for weeks.  A country post-offlce affords an Interesting and varied experience, oftentimes amusing, sometimes vexatious,  and not infrequently pathetic. . The  postmaster is called upon to read and  write letters on all subjects, a'nd thereby gains possession of secrets such a>  are prized highly by members of sewing  circles where gossiping Is prohibited.  In a country post-offlce varied tints of  human nature are seen.���������Country Postmaster, in "Postmaster's Advocate."  A' sanctimonious bore, whose hobby  was anti-Catholicism, went to the  great evangelist one day and put the  direct question: "Mr. Moody, do you  ever Intend to do any preaching  against the Catholics?" "Yes, I may  some time." "When will that be?"  "After all the Protestants are converted."  An enthusiastic citizen of the great  city of Illinois was one day showing a  visitor the wonders or the lake Tront.  "A few years ago," said he, "the lake  extended Inland far beyond where we  are standing. I tell you there isn't a  town in the world that's imaking history as fast as Chicago Is!" "It looks  to me more like making geography,"  replied the unemotional stranger.  Augustus Hare tells this story ln his  autobiography of a friend, who, in  some ways, was one of the most absent-minded men in the world. One  day, meeting a friend, he said: "Hello,  what a long time it Is since I've seen  you! How's your father?" "Oh, my  father's dead." "God bless me! I'm  very sorry." The next year he met the  same man again, and had forgotten all  about lt, so began with: "Hello! what  a long time since I've seen you! How's  your father?" "Oh, my father's dead  still."  A suitor having gained the affections  of a daughter of Professor Wilson,  waited upon "papa" and stated his  case���������of which the professor had a previous inkling. The young gentleman  was directed to desire the lady to come*  to her father, and, doubtless, her obedience was prompt. Professor Wilson  had before him In review some work,  hn the flyleaf of which was duly inscribed, "With the author's compliments." He tore this out, pinned lt to  his daughter's dress, solemnly led her  to the young lover, and went back to  his work.  A traveler in England rested at noon  at a wayside inn, and took luncheon.  The landlord was a social person, and  after presenting hi? bill sat down and  chatted with his guest. "By the way,",  the latter said, after a while, "what is  your name?" "My name," replied the  landlord, "is Partridge." "Ah," returned the traveler, with a humorous  twinkle in his eyes, "by the length ol  your bill I should have thought it was  Woodcock!" This story, as it appears,  in a recent book by a distinguished  English diplomat, is credited with having amused Bismarck.  A clergyman, who was totally ignorant of any knowledge of seamanship,  once preached to a congregation of  sailors. Thinking to impress the truth  more distinctly upon his hearers, ho -  drew the figure or a ship trying to enter a harbor against a head wind> Un-  rortunately for the success of his metaphor, his ignorance * of seamanship  placed'the ship in several! singular positions. - "What shall we do next?" he  cried. "Come down off the bridge:"'  cried an old tar, in disgust, "an' lemme  take command, or ye'll 'ave us all on  the rocks in another arf a second!" ,  The wife of a little country church  sexton had died rather suddenly, and  the vicar went to condole with the bereaved husband. '"Now, tell me how it  happened," said the vicar. '.'Well, sir,  she was bad, and I went off for the  doctor four miles away, and when I got  there he was gone off somewhere else;  so I turns back, and in coming home  remembeied I'had a bottle of medicine  which he guv me last year, so says I,  ���������That will do for the missus;' so she  takes It and dies." Then lighting up  his pipe, the old sexton added: "Wasn't  it a good job I didn't take it myself?"'  Cardinal Pedro Gonzalez, who was a  pious man'-and believed in the gospel  of peace, once noticed that a priest In  his train carried a' weapon under his  cloak. Whereupon the cardinal reproved him, saying that a tleric should  not carry arms. "True," answered the  priest, humbly, "but I carry the weapon only to defend myself should I be  attacked by ai dog." "In that case,"  said the cardinal, "if I saw a dog running toward me, I should begin to recite the Gospel of John."- "That," returned the priest, "would be a wise'  thing Indeed, but may it not be that  there are some dogs that do not understand Latin?" i  Hon. Joseph H. Choate is as celebrated as a post-prnndlal orator as he  is* as a lawyer. At one of the dinners  of the New England Society of New-  York, he once proposed the following  -t6ast"r"-"Wom"an^the"bet'ter~"half~of_th-e"-  Yankee, world���������at whose tender summons even the'stern Pilgrims were  ever ready to spring to arms, and without whose aid they never could have  .achieved the historic title of the Pilgrim Fathers. The' Pilgrim'Mothers  were more devoted.martyrs than were  the Pilgrim Fathers, because they not  only had to bear the same hardships  that the Pilgrim Fathers stood, but  they had to bear with-the Pilgrim  Fathers besides."  . Pope Paul IV. was so shocked at  Mlohael Angelo's undressed figures in  his famous "Last Judgment" that he  employed Danlele de Volterra to dome  them; and he, in consequence, received  the nickname of "li llraghettone" (thc  breeches-maker). Michael Angelo, with  his usual wit, punished Mcsser Blaglo  da Cesenn, muster of the ceremonies  (who flrst s'lujgestod" to the Pope the  Impioprloly of nude figures), by painting hiin In ��������� hell, with ass's ears, as  Midas. Tho story goes that Blaglo Implored the Pope to Insist upon tho removal of this caricature," whereupon  Paul IV. replied: "I n\lght have released you from purgatory, hut over  hell I have no power!"  Honesty Pays.  Jim���������Honesty is ther best policy  arter all.  BUI���������How?  Jim���������flemember that dog I stole?  Bill���������Yes.  Jim���������Well, I tried two hull days to  sell Mm, an' no one offered more'n bob!  So I went, like a honest man, an'  guv him to th' oie woman what owned  *im, and she guv me   ten.���������"Fun."  Curious Bits of News.  There Is some talk of establishing a  women's college of matrimony, to be  located ln Chelsea, England, where the  duties of a wife will become .the subject  of a two years' course of study. The  curriculum will embrace not only the  usual branches of housewifery, such as  cooking, serving and laundry work, but  Is Intended to deal with physiology and  medicine as well.  English Is the language of the Japanese Foreign Office, both In its intercourse with foreign diplomatists and  Its telegraphic correspondence with its  own representatives abroad. A.11 telegrams from Tokyo to the foreign agents  of Japan are written and ciphered in  English, and the replies are In the  same language. The "Yankees of the  East" evidently want their Western  olvil'izaition in the orlginlal packages.  The so-called respiration of plants is  a well-known botanical phenomenon.  Now, If we may credit "La Science  pour Tous," a Chilian botanist has discovered a plant that not only breathes,  but also coughs and sneezes. "The  least graiin of dust that alights on the  surface of one of its leaves will provoke a cough. The leaf becomes red  and a spasmodic movement passes over  lt several times in succession, while it  gives out a sound exactly like that of  sneezing.  "We now know bliait all the theses  which the first class in Harvard, College defended in 1042 are false," says  Edward Everett Hale; "thedr -astrono-  ,my was all wrong, their logic was all  wrong, their .metaphysics .were all  wrong, and their theology was all  wrong." While we are priding ourselves upon the intellectual successes  with whloh this century opens, H will  be wholesome to reflect that the men  of light and leadilng in 1642 were as  sure that they had the right of things  as we are to-day of our own science.  As a result of the Japanese Buddhist  mission to America, instituted a. year  or so ago, a church called the "Dhar-  ma-Sangha of Buddha" has been established in San Francisco, with three  branches in other Callfomian towns.  In the San Francisco temple there Is a  membership of three hundred dn the  Young Men's Buddhist Association,  mostly of Japanese. At an English service, on Sundays twenty or more "Americans" are present, or whom eleven  have already been oonverted to Buddhism, and have openly professed that  they "take their refuge in Buddha, In  his gospel and In his order."  Rebecca Wampler, said to.be a hundred years old, who died the other day  in Dublin, Ind., had met with many  accidents during her life. At Uie age  of six years she fell from a picket  fence and broke her finger. In 1S52 she  broke her ankle, Ln 1865 she fell down  cellar and broke her collar-ibone and  three ribs, in 1SSD Jn a runaway while  returning from* church she .was thrown  from a vehicle and her right hip broken, in 188S she slipped and fell on the  pavement,. breaking her left hip; in  1892 she broke her lert leg ait the knee.  In 1896 she fell from a tree, breaking  her lert arm; in 1S98 she fell out of bed,  breaking her right arm, and in 1900 she  broke her right hip for the second time.  The Baptist Church of Janesville,  Wis., has established what is called a  "Children's Church," the object 'or  which is to give .the parents of young  children an opportunity to attend  church. During' the morning service  hour the ohildren who are .too young  to attend church service have ,a service of their own, conducted by the  young women in the Sunday school  rooms. They volunteer for the work,  and a different committee takes charge  of the little ones each Sunday. The  babies are amused with dolls and playthings, while the work of interesting  the older ohildren is conducted along  kindergarten lines. A large number of  children attend, and the children's  church Is proving popular, many of  the little ones being unwilling to leave  when their mothers call for them at  the close of church.  Portable churohes have followed ths  portable schoolhouse. The Dutch Re.  formed Church of ^Pennsylvania, is considering the advisaihlllty of adopting  them in communities too poor and too  thinly settled to afford a permanent  house of worship. The buildings are  made of corrugated, galvanized -iron  fastened .to a iwooden framework. The  Inside     Is    sheathed    with     .matched  .board s,_-between___whleh__and the___irpn_  walls Is a lining of heavy felt, which  keeps the building warm in winter and  cool in the summer. Eaoh piece la so  marked and the whole so planned that  any ordinary mechanic can put the  building,together. Suoh a church, with  a seating capacity of three hundred,  can be built for fifteen hundred dollars.  The portable church, however, Is not  an automobile. It is like other churches  ln that It will not "go" unless people  pull together.  A Case Where Silence is Golden,  T  A charitable feeling causes some men  when they see a fellow-man In distress to wish some-other man would  come along and relieve him.���������"Waverley Magazine." _ I  Safety From Lightning.  Discussing this subject In the London  "Daily Mail" a writer arrived at the  following conclusion:  "If out of doors, keep away from  trees, haystacks, houses, large sheets  of water, river, banks, etc. If ln the  open plain, where there are no trees or  buildings, you are safer lying down  than standing up." If near a wood,  stay there, and do not go nearer. If  near a single tall tree, you are pretty  safe thirty yards away. Indoors you  are safest of all If you adopt Franklin's plan. Find the geometrical center of the room. Hang up a hammock  (by silken cords, get in, and stay there.  Falling a hammock, sit on one chair  In the middle of the room with your  feet on another, flrst placing beneath  them a feather bed ,or hair mattress.  But do not sit under the gas chandelier. Whether out of doors or Indoors  keep away from the chimney, or from  metallic masses of any kind. And pos-  Bess your) souls in patience," _,  Extract From an Historical Novel.  _ The day was exceeding fair and I  was strolling In the park, taking the  air and. wondering whether the day  might peradventure bring ine..an encounter���������three days having gone "* by  without a single adventure.  Presently a stout person of goodly  size and belligerent appearance approached, gazing at the house-tops. He  jostled me and trod upon my toea.  "Ha! caitiff!" I cried, with my mont  terrifying 'frown. "Zounds! 'Sdeath!  Gad-sooks! Draw and defend thyself!"  The stranger, however, merely, regarded me with a look of profound admiration.  "Well, by gosh!" he said. "How In  Sam Hill .do ye do lt?"  I was In a rage. "Egad!" I roared,  waving my blade until It became a  blaze of light. The stranger whooped  again.  "Bully!" he cried, slapping himself  upon the thigh ln great satisfaction..  Then he approached me and held out a  small, stiff p'ece of parchment.  "My card!" said he. "I am looking  for Just such a man as you to take the  part ot "Sir Calamity Bones' in my new  farce-comedy which Is soon to go on  the roaid In "  Again I wist that I was out of my  zone and that things were not what  they used to be; whereupon I sheathed  my" trusty blade and dissolved.���������San  Francisco "Bulletin."  HE man was watering the  front-yard grass with a hose.  He was in his shirt sleeves  and smoked a cigar. He looked  comfortable. A cadaverous,  ���������middle������aged man came along,  leaned against the iron fence and  mopped his forehead.  * "Giving lt a drink, eh?" said he to  the man with the hose.  "Yes," said the latter, good-naturedly.   "Wetting her down a bit."  "Neat little bit of lawn, that," said  the man outside the fence.  "Uh-huh," said the man with the  hose. "Jollied the landlord into resod-  dlng lt this spring. Then, atier that. 1  wheedled him���������or my wife did, for I  never met the old duck���������Into scattering clover seed all over it, so that I've  got It in pretty good shape now."  "Must have an easy landlord," commented the man leaning on the Iron  fence.  "Easy?" said the man with the hose,  shifting his cigar to the other side of  his face. "Well, say, that old gazabo  is Just pie, that's what he Is���������pie. Only-  way I can account for the easiness of  that man. Is that he's looney, or that  he's so rich that he don't know where  to blow himself first."  "Go"*'way!" said the man outside.  "Surest thing you know," said the  man ln his shirt sleeves. "I've only  been living in that house about seven  months, and if that old lunatic hasn't  spent $350 In repairs since I've been  here he hasn't spent a cent."  "Well, I swan!" said the man outside.  "Fact," said the man with the hose.  "And the beauty of it is I only pay $45  a month for. the house, whereas the  folks all up and down the block, living  In exactly the same kind of houses,  have to cough up their liitle $55 a������  regularly as the moon goes around."  "Did you ever!" said the man outside the fence, taking a bandanna out  of his hat and mopping his forehead.  "That's right," said the man with  the hose. "I first moved In here���������let's  see, yes it was on the third of December. Knew I had a bargain in the  house in just the shape it was then,  but I believe in getting all I can in this  life, and so I sent my wife down to the  old idiot's offlce to make some demand.*:  for repairs. First she tackled him for  an entirely new furnace, and blamed  If he didn't come right to the front  from the jump, and inside of ten days*  I had a furnace plant in this shack  that's just a picture. Kept us so hot  during the cold weather that it like to  drove us out of doors." '  . "Well, weli!" said the cadaverous  man.  "Uh-huh," said the'man in his shirt  sleeves, biting off the end of a fresh  cigar. "Then,- that having been so  easy, I told my wife that she might as  well hit the old codger up for gas logs  both upstairs and down. She hit him  up. Was 11 easy? Well, it .was Just like  drinking, chocolate Ice cream soda-on  a hot night, that's all," and the man  with the hose smiled very broadly.  "Then," he went on, "I got kind o'  grouchy with the porcelain bathtub.  The bathtub was all right, but I'd seen  some better ones in a plumber's window down-town, and I thought that I  might as well have my wife ask for  one of the best in the market. Got It  hands down, and If there's a prettier  porcelain tub within eight blocks of  here, then I don't know It, that's all."  ".Must be a bully landlord, that,"  said the .man leaning against the iron  fence. ^  -   "Yes, or clean out of his mind," said  the fortunate tenant.    "Then -"  "John!" came a feminine voice from  the'second-story window.  "Walt a minute, I'm busy," said the  shin-sleeved man, ln reply to the feminine voice. '"Then, seeing that the old  chap was ot Che sort that Just loves to  hurl his money at the little birdies, I  sent the wife down to sound hi-m, early  In the spring, on the subject of a complete repainting inside. Say, Inside of  four days after she tackled htm durned  If the painters weren't at work, and  I'll bet__they used 40 different kinds of  tints that my wife picked out. Ever  hear the like o' that?"  "1 sure never did," said the man  outside.  "Oh, John, justrun up here a minute; I want to see you," oerae the feminine voice from the upper regions.  "Can't now, my dear; haven't finished watering the grass yet," replied  the man In his shirt sleeves. "I was  gwlng-lo-ask-the-piri'-headed^oki^land^  lord to let us have a new baby grand  piano," he went on, addressing the man  outside, "but I didn't want to be arrested for fraudulent practices, so I let  him off light the 'next whack. Had  my wife go down and strike him for a  g.is range for the kitchen. Well, sir,  he sent one up that couldn't have stood  him one penny less'n $40; enough room  ln lt to bake for a brigade o' cavalry,  almost."  "Well, I wonder!" put in the cadaverous mi n outside.  "John," came the voice from above,  "It's ns little as you could do to drop  that hose and come up here Just for a.  second."  "Be up shortly." replied the man on  the lawn. "Don't know what I'll ash  the old chap for next," he went on, addressing the man outside, "but I guess  I'll nail him for a couple of hundred ol  dollars wherewith to go down to th*  seashore for a week or so with my family." And the man with the hose  laughed uproariously.  "Good!" said the nun outside. "Well,  I guess I'll be,going," and he walked  off slowly down the street.  The man with the -hose was still  chuckling when his wife appeared at  the front door.  "Such 'a  bright, entertaining person  you are,  to be sure," she said to  hei  husband.    .  "Huh?" he enquired.  "I say, I've.such a brilliant individual for a husband," said his wife.  "Say, what are you talking about?"  he demanded.  "Oh, nothing," she answered, cheerfully, "except that0 the old gentleman  you've been' telling your business to  for the last half-hour���������that's why 1  was calling you, to shut you up���������Is our  landlord, and If you don't get notice of  an increase In rent inside of 24 hours  I'm not a prophetess nor a prophetess's  slater," that's all."  Interesting Items.  /i>  r>  ?<���������  Now that the King has quite a stud  ef motor-cars it has become necessary  to create a new household appointment, and the other day Mr. Graham  White, well known In the motoring  world, was offered the honorafble post  of "Master of the King's iMotor-cars."  The post carries with it the distinction  of driving the King and the supervision of the royal motoring arrangements.  Fifty telephone stations distributed"  through the San Gabiiel forest reserve  In California will be u.-.cd this summer  for the special purpose of giving timely warning in case a fire breaks out  anywhere In the woods. Twenty-five  rangers will patrol the forest, and, being armed with portahle telephones,  will be able, in an emergency, to cut In  on the nearest wire without losing the  time needed to reach a station.  Italy is not the only country that  can boast of its buried towns and villages, says the "People's Friend." In  Scotland there are the Culbin Sands,  covering a large tract of country, under which many dwellings lie entombed; while in Ireland there Is the  ancient town of Bannon, situated ln a  once fertile tract between Wexford and  Watcrford. as effectually covered with  sand as ever Pompeii was with red-hot  cinders or Herculaneum with lava.  Manufacturers of artists' colors now  often use mummies in making- their  colors, and it is almost certain that a  small percentage of some ancient  Egyptian rulers -went to compose some  of the colors used by various R.A.'s In  painting their portraits for this year's  Academy, says the "Tatler."- Mummies  were usually preserved, In fcltumen or  the best pitch, and this' Wended with  the bone of the mummy gives a pecu- .  Uarly beautiful tint, especially ln  brown or dark blue.  This has so far been a year of disasters. "Well-nigh 100,000 souls have been  swept into eternity since the beginning  of the present year by a remarkable  series of disasters, according to the  Chicago "Tribune," -.vhich keeps a. record of such things. The list'given by  the "Tribune" includes only those disasters occurring before 'May 20. Before  its Issue of lhat day was twelve hours  old a waterspout devastated the suburbs of Covington, Ky., claiming six  victims. Since then two mining disasters have claimed 200 morv.  A custom house decision on fleas has  been rendered in Switzerland. A package marked "Trained Fleas" reached  Geneva: The nearest analogy the collector could find was that of June bugs-*,  which had been ruled to be "edibles."  The case went from one oliicial to another, till it reached headquarters, at  Berne, whence, after much investigation and deliberation,, the conclusion ���������  was reached that tho liens came under -  the head of "wild animals in a' menagerie."  One of the difficulties hitherto encountered by explorers among the gigantic monuments of ancient Egypt is  the lackof sufiicient light in" the buried  chambers and long passages of pyramids, tombs .and temples. .Recently  this difficulty ln the exploration of the  great temple of Kaj-nak has been -  largely overcome by Professor Maspero  through the Introduction. .of "electric  lamps. The pyramids ai*������ are^to be  lighted with eiectriciity, their-mysterious chambers and passageways penetrating the Interior of the vast structures will .be more easily traversed,, and  interesting discoveries may result.  Xewtfoundland dogs, bought by the  Life-Saving Service ot the Seine to assist In rescuing work, have aroused no  end of comment in,Paris. The.canine  savers came near to becoming a political Issue. Ridicule and abuse were  heaped upon them. They were said to  be expensive, stupid. Inefficient. As. last  a newspaper man devised and executed  a test. Taking a number of his associates as witnesses, he drove to one of  the bridges and leaped into the stream.  The dogs showed no interest In1, the  proceeding. The keepers could ' not ,  make the Newfoundlands 'plunge Into  the river. A man with a -boat-hook  rescued the Journalist.' Parisian _wlts  axe Inclined to exculpate the dogs, .  who, they suggest, evidently tako the  view tha* rhere ought to be -no Interference with any act i which; promised  to reduce the number of ' Parisian  journalists.       ,  __    ._'_._._'     ... .__._  Clarence���������Why do you say the wedding was patriotic? Algernon���������Well,  the bride was red, the groom was  white, and her father, who had all  the bills to say. was blue.���������Baltimore  "World."  Light Refreshments.  Missionary���������I hope I shall do yoa  good.  Cannibal���������I guess you will: I've had  my lunch, but you're Just In time tot  my wife's flve o'clock tea.���������"Town Topics."  The Promiscuous Bestowing ot Degrees. '  Dr. Daniel C. Gllman, president of  the new Carnegie Institution at Washington, has been uttering some wise ,  a-nd strong words recently In condemnation of the promiscuous, degree-giving practiced by many colleges, and  his strictures under this head, we'are  pleased to observe, are supported by  such well-known educators as Rev.  Joseph H. T-wlchell, of Hartford, and  Dr. George S. Fullerton,- professor of  philosophy In the University of JPsnn-  sylvanla. In an Interview on this subject in the Philadelphia "Publlo  'Ledger," Dr. Fullerton declared very  justly that our system of dubbing men  doctors of divinity, or doctors of laws,  on the score merely of their being persons of prominence, and without regard  to their real intellectual attainments,  was cheapening the whole system of  degree-giving. The -worst abuse Is the  "throwing ahout" of the degree of doctor of divinity. "The -popular, clergyman," said Dr. Fullerton; "'may be the  least scholarly of men; yet, If he havs  friends of some Influence, he can always  get this degree. 1 know a number who  enjoy this honor, and who are not even  men of ordinary culture. They maks  no pretensions to being,scholars." The  case might be put .much stronger than  this and still be well within the.truth.  If a list of persons now strutting about  the country .with a long tall of Initial  letters trailing behind their : names  could toe printed, together -with their  actual standing and Intellectual attainments, the showing would, be amusing enough for a comic almanac. We  happen to know one such person who  nourishes a D.D., but -who cannot writs  three consecutive sentences correctly  either as to spelling, grammar, or punctuation, and there are probably other  instances of the same sort, says "Lt*������������  lie's Weekly."  The Laugh.  Chumpley ��������� That hypnotist Is, ������  fraud. He couldn't control my mind  at all last night. Pokely���������Of course,  he had .ores excuse. Chumpley���������Tes.  ���������He yaid there was no material lo work  on. You ought to have hoard the audi*  enee give him the laugh.--"T^t-Blts^"������������������  (  ix  '?.  -3  i  y Wtt5i-/.*tlS������=-*������  assjj E^.'^'J^^t****- hf^x i j- .j'.cMi.'CvtrfTi  We have ihem in all  the new .designs for tlie  year. See our samples  if you are going to  paper.  Canada Drug & Book (o  BORN.  Mclban���������At Revelstoke, on Sept. Mill,  to Mr. and .Mrs. Ani;iii iMcLeiin. n  ������on.  NOTES OF  NEWS  , Geo. P. "Wells, of P.-illisur, wns in  the city Tuesday.  ���������Ladies Tailored skirts to order &1) to  STiS, at Cressmaii's.  Taylor A: George have opened up u  first clitaa st(x;k of groceries.  ��������� Hosiery i'or ''all ages in. wool anil  cashmere, 'it G. Si. lliuuo it Co.  A. McRae went down to Salmon  Arm. Tuesday, on u lnn.ting tri|).  ��������� Ladies Rainproof coals to order $J-l  to SSO at Cressman's.  .Mr. Justice Ferguson, of Toronto,  was a visitor in the city this week.  ���������Craventte Rain Coats al C. D. Hump  i_c Co's.  R. Tapping complains of a ninnluir  of small boys stealing apples ftom his  garden.  ���������Do you want money to build uhouse?  Then .'iiT.iuge for a loan at small cost  with li. "S". Coursier.  "Sh-s. XX'. Nicholson und laiuily loft  "Wednesday evening on a visitt o Kamloops.  ���������Ijidies don't forget tlie millinery  opening at Reid k Young's today and  tomorrow.  ���������A large line of Rattan and Dining  room chairs at R. llowson k Co's*  Furniture Sale.  O. D. Hoar, of Golden,  spent Tuesday    in    the    city  Sicamous.  on Jiis   way   to  ���������See Cressman's  Imilb  to  order  Guv  incuts for Ladies and Gentlemen.  The city council are advertising foi  an assistant to tho city clerk at a salary  ol SSOO per year.  The   Revelstoke   Lumber, company  -'nre advertising for 20 men to work  in  their logging camps.  The Kamloops Fair was opened  yesterday by., His Honor Sir Henri  Joly de Lobiniere.  Ham Donnelly brought in from  Calgary this week two teams - for the  Revelstoke Lumber Co.  "Work on the Brown Block addition  was commenced this week under the  direction of \Y. A. Foote.  Miss Valentine, of the Canada Drug  k Book Co's stall', left last night  to take in the Kamloops Fair.  H. Lougheed intends erecting a  handsome; business block on McKenzie  avenue, next to the Hume blook.   The-citv-scules-have-iU'rived-and-are  being erected at the corner of Third  street and Campbell avenue.  The city council are calling for  tenders for the delivery of gravel on  the stieets at a price per cubic yard.  ��������� Enlaid Linoleums, Oilcloths, Carpets  and Rugs, offered at prices to clear  cost, at R. Howson & Co'������., Fumitute  Sale.  Mrs. Kimpton and Mrs. Carry, of  "Windermere. B. (.'.. came in on Sntu-  day on :i visit to their sister Mrs. R. "W.  Ratinoie.  At a meeting ot the cabinet on  Monday tin order was pua.**ucl fixing  Thanksgiving Day for Thursday, Oct.  ICth.  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. MeNuught, of  the Halcyon Hot Springs, passed  through the citv Tuesday en loute to  the Kamlops fair.  Miss Nellie Dunn nnd Miss V.  Coleman went down to Vernon on  Monday evening to take in the fair,  returning this morning.  At the annual meeting of the Dominion Trades and Labor Congiess at  Berlin, Ont., last week, compulsory  arbitration was condemned hy a. vote  of 7S lo 12.  F. Baker. C. J'. R. paymaster for  the Pacific division, ciime in from the  const yesterday morning, accompanied  hy his daughter Miss Nina, they  returned on No. 1 to the coast.  Dominion Engineer Keefer came in  Tuesday fiom the coast and proceded.  per S. S. Revelstoke, cn a tour0 of  inspection to Death Rapids. Mr.  Keefer was accompanied bv Messrs.  Blackuioi-e and Jackson, 'rime will  not permit the engineer to go fully  . into the requirements of thf, river at  present', but he expects to return m .a  few weeks for the purpose of making  a more detailed report.  Mv. and Mrs. C. K. Shaw and fnmily  left this morning for England via Ni*\v  York.  Freight is moving lively tliesa dnys  necessitating three men to do the  switching in tlie yard here.  Samples brought down lecently  from the mica deposits at Tele Jaunt*  C.iche by T. W. B.iin have been pronounced, first class hy expel ts.  XV. Fleming took a gang of 20 men  up the river on Tuesday's bout to  commence operations on the trail  from Smith Creek to C.inoe River.  A farewell dinni'i- was tendered Mr.  C. K. Shaw last evening hy Mr. Geo. S.  MeCarter ab the hitter's lPsidi'ii".1.  Those present were lit*. Waul, manager nf the Molson's Bank, and the  members of the City Council.  ."Messrs. Kerby and Turk hold their  closing service in Revelstoke this  evening in tliu opera house. All art*  cordially invited lo attend. Service of  song commencing at ;i quarter to  eight.  The New "Westminster intermediates  defeated Kamloops at, lacrosse yeslei"  day 3 lo 2 in a fast and exciting game.  Melville of Revelstoke assisted Kanr  loops and played in his usual brilliant  style, prov'ug a tower of strength to  llie team.  Chas. Donnelly, telegraph opera tor  at Albert Canyon, who has been laid  up in the hospital for a couple of weeks  with typhoid fever, died on Sunday  niglit. The deceased's mother tele.-  giaphed for the remains to he sent east  to Kingston. Ont.  E. A. Bradley,, manager of the  Duquesne Mining Co., Capt. Paul  Hughes and F. H.Gull'ey, of Pittsburg,  camo down Friday from the company's  property on Smith Creek. Messrs.  Hughes and Gufl'ey left Sntiml.'iy  moruing for their home  in  Pittsburg.  J.T. Wilkinson, of the New Toi*  Life, passed through the city yesterday morning, en route for "White  Sulphur Sprii.gs, Virginia. He has  just returned fiom Atlin and has a  nugget valued at .$100 which he is  taking to Virginia.  The Shamrock lacrosse team of  Montreal will pass through the city on  Saturday cn route for New Westminster, where they are scheduled to play  three .games with the Westminsters  during Fair time. The Shamrocks  will return home via Nelson, wliere  tliey will play an exhibition game with  the Nelson team.  In anticipation of a large number of  visitors for the New Westminster Fair  the Canadian Pacific Railway have  arranged to place extra equipment nn  the trains passing through Revelstoke  during Hid days on whicli the special  rates in connection with the New-  Westminster Exhibition are^ivailable.  namely Sept. 28th to Oct. 1st. inclusive.  Sunday afternoon next a special  service will lie held, in the Methodist  chinch under the auspices of the  Sunday scliool. The parents ancl  friends of the children are- cordially  invited to attend. Similar services nre  being held in the Methodist church  throughout lhe Dominion. A very  interesting programme has been  prepared, Service commences at 2.30  o'clock.   .,  The Inland Sentinel says: "R. R.  MacLean. of Ducks, who is a recent  -arrivaH trthis-eoimtry-ts���������feeling���������vei y-  sot'C and rightly so over the loss of two  mares and a foal, which he had placed  in J. "Milton's feed stable. The animals  were all stolen last Saturday and no  trace of them can be found." The  aliove has reference to Mr.R. MacLean  of this city who has taken up a ranch  neai Ducks. He went down on Tuesday evening to Kainloops.  Rifle Association  S.ilurd.ty, 20'b S.*pt. was fine and  bright, with lictl** or no wind, but the  -.ll.-ulinv*** now fall early across the  target.a ml cause coii-iilernble dillieul. y  lo the shooteis. Shunting will coin  ineiice sh u*p at !:.!() from now on. ami  if each pair to slituit will be letdylo  replace '.be pieeetling pair I lie moment  tliey lini-.li," many valuable minutes  will be saved at each range. Dr. Carruthers was' again top imtrhei'. antl  improvement w.is made by others.  Chief Ruin promises to be a great  acquisition to the strength of the club,  and both Moscrops. wilh practice, will  prove lival*** to their celebrated In-other  the Bislev and Oltawa marksmen.  Fancy Work Sale. '  Fancy work, including Embroidered  Lunch and Five O'clock Tea Cloths.  Centre Pieces.* Tea Cosies, Drawn  Work, Fancy Cushions, etc., for sale  at reasonable prices, at Turnross  store.  200  .-���������no  (illl)  Total  Dr. Carriitliers.  . :;i  27  25  Si  Capt. Foi'sltuiil .  . 2.S  21  *>2  71  SI. Lawson   .  27  ���������i'i  77  li!)  A. E. Phipps...  .  21  23  21        ()5  I). O. Lewis   . 21  21  Ki  (11  T. AV. Bain   . 20  2.")  15  (il)  Ed. Moscrop  . 21  11  17  52  R. Upper   .   IS  22  12  52  W. Moscrop . ...  .  IU  US  21  50  F. Somes   .  10  II  Ki  97  T.-Steed   .   IT,  S  1)  :>2  T. Downs   .  10  0  ('���������  2S  F. B.  Lewis   .  ,1S  S  2  2.S  C. E. Shaw. ..*...  .   15  10  o  27  Millinery Opening-.  Messrs. Reid ���������!>; Young arc holding a  grand millinery opening at their stoic  thisaflernoon and tomorrow all ernoon.  They will have on display tiie latest  and newest London. Paris and New  York pattern hats, and invite every  ladv in the citv to see them.  Conductor John Lawson returned  ist week from a holiday trip to tho  east. Mrs. Lawson and family who  accompanied him east, will remain in  Toronto for some time. Bessie and  Gertie, Mr. Lawson's daughters, will  attend high school in Toronto, tliey  having successfully passed a supplementary examination.permitting them  to attend high school in Ontario.  Si  SiS***-  C5*���������  Gf���������  OS***���������  lie-���������  es���������������  t!**-  &���������-  ���������������������***���������  G7������**���������  CSS-  tjis���������  ���������.'/&���������  U,5*.w  *<���������������  <������'������������������  <iT5>���������  O-  ������*���������  O-  C-s-���������  C13*--  CIS���������  a>-  OP**���������  ������s���������-  <���������������  &���������  e>-  &S***-  ������s���������  SB**-  6���������������  tfiS���������  CIS���������  ������&**���������  cs**���������  fetf*****-  wffWfmmmmwmrororom1  ���������<(���������  ���������������������������SP  ���������c"tfcl  -fill  SUMMER BEAUTY  ������{ AND COMFORT  (f| Requires the right kind of Clothing  (j||) and Footwear.  (j| We have them at thc right prices.  |gj) Call at Our Store and prove it.  (|������  <||  (H  (������1>  ess*���������  {���������5*���������  (J****-*  aste���������  ei-���������  C3-���������  6?a���������  C������3���������  eases*���������  CH*���������  G-3���������-  as���������  toots*���������  f?���������  OS���������  (fit*���������  <-___J-  (Jl  #  in  (ii  (I������  Hot Weather Hats.  We can fit you with a Hat thai looks  well ancl feels comfortable.  Boots and Slioes  King's Union-Made Boots ror Men  and Women.  Thc  Empress Shoe for Women.  Dress Goods  A full line of Dress Goods, consisting of thc latest patterns and  fashions.  Carpets and Linoleums  Sold at fair prices and cut ancl laid  free of charge.  TAYLOR & GEORGE  Mackenzie Avenue.  w  W>  W>  ���������H  #  ���������|������)  (fH  H)  Eel  (������������>  #  (HD  -iii  (S>  (������i  (H)  ���������ll  m  11,  (H)  ���������<&  -������>  ���������*������3>  ���������WD ?.l   ail Orders Solicited and Promptly Attended To  (H)  t3_S���������  ess���������  wmmumMmmM&xmmmi^  j!^(^)^)i^^)^)^)(^)^)^)^)^)^)^)^)^)^(^)(^)(^)'^!^)^^;  '^^^/^y^^ 5-Acrc    , , ������  ^     Garden Lots 1  Revelstoke 'Gpera House -  life- fRfDAY, OQ. 3rd  CHAS. B. MARVIN'S  Furiously Kunny Musical Kurce comedy  "'A WSSS   ESERffBER9'  On good terms, to genuine  "M|  ">        sottleis. "*      (IP  CALL EARLY 1 ' Only a ������  limited number.'and they /|S\  are heing rapidly taken up.  ^J  K_t8)  Souvenier  Novelties  In   large ancl  varied    ���������  assortment. j  i  Large   Matted    Pic-   I  tures from i  15c. to 35c.   !  Souvenirs  Bearing views of  Mount Begbie ancl  MacKcnzic, Canoe  Paddles, etc.  WALTER BEWS,  Druggist and Stationer,  Broun Block.  Y"\UR STOCK  \y    OF     GROCERIES    IS  complete in every detail, and by  selling at a fair margin of profit  we   are  able to  turn   over our  goods, thus giving to our customers   an   opportunity   to buy  groceries   that   are    fresh    and ���������  -  reliable.-  ',  X  -  HARDWARE  \Li  TN THIS  DEPARTMENT  . 1    we are well .to the front with  ' ,- . ���������  the   following   lines:    Tinware,  Stoves, Lamps, Cutlery, Cooking  Utensils, etc.                                      ���������       i  '   '  BOURNE BROS.  '' Edward J. Bourne  Dealer In ,"    ^    "     .   _ '  Groceries, Gent's. Furnishings, Boots and Shoes,  Ready-Made Clothing.  !  i  Men's Union-made Boots���������New Stock Just In.  Revelstoke Station.".        -   / Bourne Bros".'. Old Stand.,  tS^^V0^Nf*^^^4������'^PSS04W^^  (^K^)^1^)^)^)^)^^^)^^*!������  A  IS THE LlfllT  ""VHTRT/WIND OF PCS I  TORNADO OK M iSiTH \ !  CVCLONE OF LAUGHTER!1!  . . . . Bu53t to Order Garments .  .... For Ladies and Gentlemen  Arc cut to individual measures and constructed  by the  most expert Tailors.    Only hand labor of the very best can'  produce a well-shaped collar and give to the shoulders and  chest the proper moulding.      On   this  depends   the   iit  and  shape of the garment and the permanence of that shape.  OUR COATS  Will   not  develop   those  sightly     draws     and  krkles all along the  $1      RESERVED SEATS,     S1  ���������er. Seats now on Sale at the Canada  Drug A: Book Co.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  firf-al. Western. Voiintr Ciniick and  Cracker .Im k iiiim-ial fUini***. h'iIiihU*  in the l.urdeaii Mining I)ivi.*.ion of  "���������West IC'ioti'iiay Di-trict.  \Vht*re located: ���������On the Xnrlh K.ist.  Arm of Arrow L'lke.  Take notice that I. ilfcxrxi' S Ml"  ('.liter, act iiiK *>s aarc'iir. I'or tin* (/i<*at  Western -Mill.***-, Liniileil I,i.-il>ilit v.  Free Minei'.i CertiHt.-it--* Xo. P. IS'.lTt  intend sixty days liom thi*d"le hereoi'  tn apply totlie Minitij? H"Couler for h  Certiiicale ������>f Iiiipriiveiiienls for lh<;  purpose of ohtaining a Crown Gr.int of  Ihe nhove claims.  And Ini'ther take notice that action,  unrler Section iii. most Iip ei)niiii<*n'*Pil  bi'fore the issuance of such Ceitificate  of Improvements.  Dated Mii"  211 h   day   of  September.  A.u., mn.  OKO. S. M'-CARTHR.  shoulders- and~dbwn the  front which so beautifully  and unmistakably adorn  all the ready-made store  clothes you can buy at  one half the tailor's price.  $15 to $35  25 to   50  4 to   12  Piilt.s from  Stilts frun  Dress 3ii!n _>e *_     c������  ue nn* dlerlui. ul ..    **#   LU     UU  Tr-'ni*-'*.-*'. nil   the wiiy  /rom           Ovcrconis ami Ituln*  proof coat*!   I.iulles' Tftilor-miule  ,   .-.nits   I.ndleV Skirts   Ludles' Skirts   ..wiles' Rainproof routs $!���������!  to ISS  $15 to $35  16 to   75  6 to   25  We Cr.rry the L.-ir^esit Stock  in Px-'xuAx <Johiinbi.'i.  J. B. Cressman, Art Tailor  SIBBAbp:& FIEED,  Real Estate  . FINANCIAL-^  Insurance  AG**B*ISrTS.;;'P"OB  'c. P. R. TOWNPITE,  MAHA TOWNSITE. ."  GERRAltD TOWNSITE.   ,  CAMBOKNIS TOWNSITJE,  Canada I'eVmnncnt & Western*  COAL FOB SALE,\  J. D. SIBBALD, Notary PublK  KEVELSTOKE. B. O.  C_(i)R(Ia'Mortgogc corporation.  Equitable Savings Loan and-Bullding Association. *  (-Imperial,Flre!      Caledonian Flre.   Atlas Fire.  i Canadian Flre." Mercantile Fire.    Northern Kire.  -( Guardian Kire.   Manchester Fire.   Great West Life..  Ocean, Accident and Liuarantee.   Confederation Life  Canadian Accident Assurance'Co.   Connecticut Fire  HOUSES FOE SALE AND RENT. ���������  CONVEYANC1NO. i ' '    ,   .'  CHAS. M. FIELD.'  I I  CBillMIT||RESA|F  R. HOWSON & CO.'S.  .J, !.'>.,,  The Corporation of t5ie City  of Revelstoke.  NOTICE.  Tenders will tie rei-elyortj^y ,!l���������,,'.���������11",'Illr.K,,.,i'!5''.'  ed  No tender necessiirily nuueptcil.  IIENUY I'l.OVI),  Sept. Killi. lr������2. '-'">' ',1(;rk.  The Corporation of the City  of Revelstoke.  NOTICE.  Appli������atir.i.*.-,vlll be refolv-.l t>v the tiniler-  Bl������n������.i[ up l<. n...m on September Mth, l'/|2.,'f"'  tins pr,������ltlf,n *,( n������sl^tarit lo thc Cl*.y clerk, lhc  r-munTiHlnn l������ at the  rule of *VX) f.ir nrniiin.  The *>iii<.e*.>ful anr.llrnnr. will Ix* required to  furnish *..*" ur.i ,- to Iho amount of lawoin ������������  tipprovcl Oi. irrtntee "*orr������f.an-,-.  HKNKY Ff/)YD.  Pi'pl. 2"tli, I'Ki;'. r'"y Clerk.  NOTICE  Of Sheriff's 8cizure and Sale.  ��������� A number of IJriisifll unil Tnpeslery  sr|ii:nps elT"*reil fit. K. llowson k Co's/  FiiiiiiLinc S.ik*.   '  -���������T,nilii"i T.iilor made suits lo order, S10  to *S7."), ;it, Ciessniiin s.  i  - Aie you p.iying loo  much  for your  IriMiriinie? As.k If. N. Coursier for  rules.  NOTICE Is herehy t{Iven that under and hv  virtue of a warriint of execution inmieil out o'f  the. Small Dehts Court of Kosidand. holden nt  I'OKiland, and directed to the Sheriff of North  Kootenay. uifalnit thc coods of David Orr, I  hav������ thi" day Hclzcd and taken In execution  all llio InlcrcHt of the raid flavld Orr In the  mlnval clalmii the "'Cyclone," and "Crenenl,"  Hlliiale on flreat Wemern mountain, and the  "Crecent" tilluale on Goat Mountain, in the  Lardi'iiii MlnlriK DIvIhIoii of Went Kootenay.  And 1 Rive iiotiee. that I'WllI on  Friday, Oct. 3rd 1902,  at the hour of two o'clock In the afternoon, at  the Court llou-tcln tlicclty of Kcvclatokc, offer  for "ale publicly, nil the Intercut ol the nal.I  David Orr, In the xald mineral claims, or such  part thereof aa nhfill satisfy thc nald execution.  Dated this 23rd day of Ucptemher, 1902.  JAMKS TAYIX)B,  Deputy thc Sheriff of North Kootenay.  ���������Another large shipment of Slater  shoC9. including ladies patent kid. nt  C, li. Hume & Co's.  ���������The flrst week of B. Howsob & Co's.  Furniture Sale was a busy one.  delivering, packing and shipping  goods.  S. McMAHON,  Genera! Blacksmith.    Wagon Maker, Etc,  Dealer in:  "N  CHATHAM WAGONS,   WM. GRAY & SONS PLOWS,  COPP BROS., PLOWS, CULTIVATORS, SEEDERS, &0.  Douglas Street,  REVELSTOKE, B: C.   ,  I'HAVBITI.  The largest stock of the latest WATCHES,  CLOCKS, RINGS, SILVER WARE, CUT  GLASS, FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, Etc.*  My many years' experience enables me to buy-  goods at the right prices, enabling me to  sell to the public'at reasonable prices.  J-.  C3-XTT  BAE/BBE-.  WATCH REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.  If  ill  '��������� if  '���������'\  y,\  i  VI  J 1  ���������i  in  x,,H  ll  f/J  ���������Jfl  11

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